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International Journal of Information Technology & Computer Science ( IJITCS )

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This paper evaluates the effectiveness and the acceptance rate of a mobile learning platform that is targeted to elementary school students to teach them basic programming principles. The platform is named m-AFOL and is a sophisticated learning tool that incorporates affective interaction between learners and tutoring agents in order to maximize educational gains. The two level evaluation study of m-AFOL concludes that the mobile facilities of the resulting intelligent tutoring system are highly acceptable (over 80%) from young learners who enjoy using mobile devices while learning. The mobile platform is also evaluated in comparison with a desktop version of resulting system.

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