With the proliferation of mobile devices into smart devices, it has led to a huge change in the attitude towards education and how people learn. More significantly, these smart mobile devices are making it easier for people to study effectively and they are also delivering a genuine learning experience for them. As a result, mobile learning is also gaining a lot of popularity among tech-savvy students and others as well. Mobile learning is, in fact, becoming an easy alternative for mastering various subjects and a great tool for preparing effectively for all types of exams be it board exams or competitive ones like CAT, JEE Main, LNAT, USMLE, amongst others.
While the new age technology can be really empowering, here we will look at some of the useful ways in which mobile technology can help you cultivate better studying habits and perform distinctively in the exams.
Mobile devices and app go hand in hand. Today, there are thousands of apps available for download and you can easily select and install an exam preparation app that will help you to study productively and at the same time have a fun learning experience. The apps usually contain a lot of study materials from videos to animations and even question papers, mock tests, quizzes, etc. which makes studying more interesting. Some apps are also designed with a specific purpose and thus provide a lot of other details. For example, if you are preparing for a competitive exam like JEE, you can easily access the solutions for it from the app.
Textbooks might not always contain all the information and sometimes the details given in the books might even be outdated. The benefit of having a mobile device is that you can actually use it to access the most relevant and updated information by going online. You can instantly access the latest news, statistics, and other information about certain topics.
Educational videos, eBooks and More
You can use mobile phones to download eBooks or eReader apps which are further a more convenient and cheaper way to study. You can download and collect a whole library of e-books on mobile devices. Additionally, you can also use the device to access all kinds of educational videos particularly from popular websites like YouTube and others. With video lessons, you will be able to recall the topics more easily and remember them for a longer period of time. Interestingly, you can also use your mobile phone to listen to a lot of educational audio content like online lectures, podcasts, etc.
Other Things You Can do with Mobile Devices
If you own a mobile device, you can significantly use it to study collaboratively with others via collaborative study apps. You can use the cameras to take pictures or record videos of important documents and you can take notes as well. You can also use your phone to find information about exams, timetable, dates, etc by accessing mobile web services like Google search. So, if you want to learn or check out the JEE Main 2018 paper, then you can type the word in Google and everything regarding the search will be displayed instantly.
Well, these are some of the ways in which you can use mobile devices to study and learn effectively. Meanwhile, you can check out BYJU’S YouTube channel to learn about the different exam preparation techniques and access different study resources.