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Pakistan Topic Brief: Providing Distance Learning to Hard-to-reach Children

Imdad Baloch, Tom Kaye, Saalim Koomar, Chris McBurnie
2020 Zenodo  
In order to address these questions, this brief begins with an overview of the Pakistan education landscape.  ...  In this light, the DFID Pakistan team requested the EdTech Hub develop a topic brief exploring the use of EdTech to support distance learning in Pakistan.  ...  In India, the use of mobile applications to support learning has grown dramatically.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3885605 fatcat:o6wcx5ett5dkdjfaz6lu4nwy4y

Pakistan Topic Brief: Providing Distance Learning to Hard-to-reach Children

Imdad Baloch, Tom Kaye, Saalim Koomar, Chris McBurnie
2020 Zenodo  
In order to address these questions, this brief begins with an overview of the Pakistan education landscape.  ...  In this light, the DFID Pakistan team requested the EdTech Hub develop a topic brief exploring the use of EdTech to support distance learning in Pakistan.  ...  Students accessing the application spend an average of 71 minutes per day on the application.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5652066 fatcat:fo7fr27k4zglxau7clhtr6hvvm

Consumer Intention to Adopt Smartphone Apps: An Empirical Study of Pakistan

Shahida Parveen
2017 IOSR Journal of Business and Management  
The current recognition of smart phones is a result of rapid development in smart phone apps that offer much kind of mobile persistent services.  ...  Our findings suggest that consumer intention is always based on these factors like perceived usefulness, perceived ease of use, perceived enjoyment, social needs, subjective norms, self-efficacy and personal  ...  Introduction In the digital era, market has recently experienced an exponential growth of mobile applications (apps), programs designed to perform a specific function on mobile computing devices (Kang  ... 
doi:10.9790/487x-1901044353 fatcat:ej5wyfr6kvcino4ybthgtbna2y

Ride or Not to Ride: Does the Customer Deviate toward Ridesharing?

Azra Shamim, Awais Ali Khan, Muhammad Ahsan Qureshi, Hamaad Rafique, Adnan Akhunzada
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
However, a sparse amount of research has been conducted related to EHAs, particular in regards to exploring the significant factors of intention behind using EHAs Therefore, there is a need to identify  ...  On the one hand, these applications provide transport facilities. On the other hand, users are facing multiple issues in the adoption of EHAs.  ...  Moreover, the research explores the factors that resulted in low adoption and usage of the Careem application by its users in Pakistan.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph181910352 pmid:34639652 fatcat:4quhgkjrkra5xlbooh7ps2vi2u

UNDERSTANDING THE ENGAGEMENT PATTERNS OF SENIOR CITIZENS WITH SMARTPHONE: A CASE STUDY OF ISLAMABAD PAKISTAN

Obaid Khan, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Farhan Ahmad Faiz, Farrah Ahmed, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, International Islamic University Islamabad
2021 Pakistan Journal of Social Research  
However, the trend of using smartphone in senior citizens is increasing day by day across the globe and Pakistan is no exception to it.  ...  This study aims to explore the ways of engagement with smartphone and its facilitation provided to senior citizens.  ...  So the estimated ratio of people over 60 years is 6% in Pakistan with a likelihood of doubling by 2025 (International data base, 2004) .  ... 
doi:10.52567/pjsr.v3i01.186 fatcat:fmqetxgaqfcr3iblqtha742nzq

Indus Explorer: An Android Based Tourist Guide Application

Arsalan Chandio, Fayaz ahmed, ghulam murtaza, nazish basir
2018 University of Sindh Journal of Information and Communication Technology  
Multimedia based tourist information applications are gaining much popularity with the increased usage of electronic gadgets such as mobile phones, tables and global positioning systems.  ...  of the four provinces of Pakistan has great piece in the history of earliest and organized settlements.  ...  INTRODUCTION An Android based Sindh tourist guide named "Indus Explorer" is an application that is developed to give exposure to the archaeological and historical entities that have a significant history  ... 
doaj:024e2553fad949268000a28881b648b9 fatcat:lrzbbmrq6zef7jmcgdyf2ryp2y

Impact of Smartphones Usage on the Learning Behaviour and Academic Performance of Students: Empirical Evidence from Pakistan

Faheem Shakoor, Ayesha Fakhar, Jawad Abbas
2021 International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences  
We analyse this study by study on 150 students studying in Islamabad enrolled in different departments. They all used Smartphones in their daily life routine to learn academic content and lectures.  ...  Our result shows the positive correlation and impact of smartphone usage on academic performance.  ...  and smartphone usage in Pakistan.  ... 
doi:10.6007/ijarbss/v11-i2/8902 fatcat:iousm7pfejh5benj7naxvtthli

Smartphone Addiction among Sultan Qaboos University Undergraduates

Hafidha suleiman Al-Barashdi, Abdelmajid Bouazza, Naeema H. Jabr
2014 JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH  
In addition to the studys main focus on smartphone addiction among Sultan Qaboos University Undergraduates undergraduates, it also investigated particular issues such as the following: smartphone applications  ...  Males were more addicted than females, but nothing significant emerged in relation to field of study, parental education and family income.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The conducting of this study was possible thanks to the generous financial support of the Omani Research Council (TRC)  ... 
doi:10.24297/jssr.v5i2.3367 fatcat:5ibgzcm7uvfs3npot567cd2eqa

Persuasive Technology For Human Development: Review and Case Study [article]

Ali Harris, Saif ul Islam, Junaid Qadir, Ussama Ahmad Khan
2017 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper we will explore what persuasive technology is and how it can be used for the ends of human development.  ...  Whilst persuasive technology is already being developed and is at play in many commercial applications, it can have the great social impact in the field of Information and Communication Technology for  ...  Pakistan Startup Report Estimates that there will be 110 smartphone users in Pakistan by the end of 2018 (most of which are users of affordable Android-based smartphones).  ... 
arXiv:1708.08758v1 fatcat:u2kvwmrjgre5ldniwk2qbrcvyu

Assimilation of TTF and UTAUT for Mobile Banking Usage

Sayyed Khawar Abbas, Hafiz Ali Hassan, Seharish Iftikhar, Ali Waris
2018 International Journal of Advanced engineering Management and Science  
This paper seeks to explore the user perception against mobile banking adoption with technology perspective.  ...  It further proposed that task-technology fit and customization of technology influences user adoption. This Study came with diversified results of developing country like Pakistan.  ...  It could determine a substantial factorto enhance the base of mobile banking users. Future researchers could explore the effect ofTTF, UTAUT,and ITM (Initial trust model) to mobile banking adoption.  ... 
doi:10.22161/ijaems.4.4.12 fatcat:vs6fwruc7jeo7pn7r26e6vguha

SMARTPHONE ADDICTION: A BOON OR BANE FOR PAKISTANI UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

M. Anees ul Husnain Shah, Iqbal Ahmad, M. Adnan Maqbool
2019 Global Political Review  
This study examined the influence of Smartphone addiction in Pakistan.  ...  The use of smartphones has enormously increased among students around the world. Few studies have focused on this critical issue in Pakistan.  ...  study based on year (academic session). • To assess the perceptions of students about the influence of Smartphone usage on their study based on CGPA. • To explore the perceptions of students about the  ... 
doi:10.31703/gpr.2019(iv-iii).03 fatcat:44mqa5mu7zcy7ejl2bc2vxsjnu

Rural Development of Pakistan with IoT

Muhammad Usman Shafique, Wajid Ali, Muhammad Salman
2019 Asian Journal of Research in Computer Science  
Accordingly, some recommendations were carried out to oppose these barriers and move Pakistan agriculture to an excellent status of world-class standards.  ...  It's importance in the area of the irrigation/fertilizer application, weather forecast, internet banking, tracking of farm produce, pests, disease handling, and control were seen.  ...  Pakistan has developed M-Pesa kiosks in the rural communities for mobile money transfer.  ... 
doi:10.9734/ajrcos/2019/v3i430101 fatcat:zmd2w2dkenfgrhbp66zfc7rzri

Mapping Compulsive Buying Behavior of M-commerce Consumers in Pakistan

MUHAMMAD USHA MALIK, SHAFEI MOIZ HALI, MUHAMMAD AIZZAN MALIK
2021 International Review of Management and Business Research  
Social commerce or S-commerce which is an off shoot of e-commerce has become part of everyday life among consumers. Mobile commerce also known as m-commerce is a major contributor towards S-commerce.  ...  applications.  ...  The aspect of mobile commerce can be explored to study the compulsive buying behavior in Pakistan. Pakistan is one of the growing economies of the world at a faster pace.  ... 
doi:10.30543/10-1(2021)-10 fatcat:gx67crbov5gw7k373ary3mpbmm

Factors behind Buying Intentions of Social Media Users in Pakistan

Naveeda Sangi, Shuguang Liu, Prince Abdul Samad
2017 International Journal of e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning  
Friends and Family as the main factors in influencing buying intentions of Facebook buyers. We also integrated Smartphones usage as an important influencing factor.  ...  Females are actively involved in S-commerce in Pakistan as compared to Males.  ...  [16] has highlighted the usefulness of social medias, online videos, mobile applications, blogs, news release and viral marketing to reach out customers directly. Ref.  ... 
doi:10.17706/ijeeee.2017.7.3.153-167 fatcat:xlrsv277d5cdbb6ac75v67pkg4

Farmers' use of mobile phone for accessing agricultural information in Pakistan:

Nasir Abbas Khan, Gao Qijie, Shoukat Ali, Babar Shahbaz, Ashfaq Ahmad Shah
2019 Ciência Rural  
In this context, the current study focusses on the use of the mobile phone in accessing agricultural information among the farmers of the of district Muzaffargarh,Punjab, Pakistan.  ...  SPSS computer-based Software was used for analyzing the data. Results revealed that 91.2% of the farmers indicated mobile phone ownership.  ...  While in terms of advanced operating skills less than 12% of farmers (on average) indicated the use of smartphone applications and other internet-based use of the mobile phone.  ... 
doi:10.1590/0103-8478cr20181016 fatcat:6azz24fglbhxjemxqhltx7arse
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