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Rameesha Shaikh

CSIT 101
Assignment 1: Information Literacy
Mobile Technology

Question 1:
A.

Mobile technology

B.

Education source

C.

Because it helped me find the right format of the articles that are related to mobile
technology.

D.

Husbye, Nicholas E. and Elsener, Anne A. To Move Forward, We Must Be


Mobile: Practical Uses of Mobile Technology In Literacy Education Courses.
Journal Of Digital Learning In Teacher Education (International Society For
Technology In Education) 30.2 (2013): 46-51. Education Source. Web. 23 Feb.
2015

E.

Foulger, Teresa.

"Innovators

In

Teacher

Education:

Diffusing

Mobile

Technologies In Teacher Preparation Curriculum." Journal Of Digital Learning In


Teacher Education (International Society For Technology In Education) 30.1
(2013): 21-29. Education Source. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.

F.

Question 2:
A.

Title: Google Guns for Apple in Mobile Payments Race:


The article is about persuading people to pay their bills through their mobiles. It
explains how paying through the mobile can be helpful for people to use. People who
have an Apple company has started to pay through their phones.

B.

"Google Guns for Apple in Mobile Payments Race." Bits Google Guns for Apple
in Mobile Payments Race Comments. N.p., 23 Feb. 2015. Web. 24 Feb. 2015.

Question 3:
A.

Mobile technology in healthcare articles

B.

How Smartphones Are Changing the Face of Mobile and Participatory Health:
An Overview, with Example from ECAALYX. Biomedical Engineering OnLine.
N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Feb. 2015.

C.

1. Google.com
2. Bing.com

D.
Search
Engine:

Better or
Worse?

Why?

How?

Total Results

Google

Worse

Irrelevant and
not enough
information

Didnt have
About
important
615,000
and/or helpful results
information

Bing

Better

Relevant
information

Had
About
understanding 71,900,000
information
results
related to the
topic

Question 4:
A.

Time: 5 April, 2011

B.

Relevance: Yes, it briefly gives an entire summary about mobile technology.

C.

Authority: Maged N Kamel Boulos, Steve Wheeler, Carlos Tavares and Ray
Jones. They are qualified because they are from University of Plymouth.

D.

Accurate: This information is trustworthy because they have true facts about
mobile technology in healthcare. It is supported by the given references.

E.

Purpose: It was written to inform how mobile technology can be used in


healthcare situations. The material is objective about mobile technology.

Question 5:
A.

Ease of access:
It was easy to find these two articles because it was clearly understandable about
what the articles were about and why it is important. I was able to access these articles
without any pop ups that were involved. It allowed me to open the articles full text in
order to see if it was relevant to my topic. The access of each article was simply because

it was free to use. Both articles were easy to access to differentiate the purpose of mobile
technology.
B.

Timeliness:
Both articles had short timings depends on how long the articles are. It depends
how long it takes to read the articles. Each articles had different timings because one was
longer than the other. It takes time to read the article depending on the length and how
fast I can read. The timeliness of both articles are different but it is helpful to read and
understand the article.

C.

Authority:
Both articles have different authors but they are qualified to write these articles
about mobile technology. The authors uses references that are related to the topic. The
authors informs how mobile technology can be affected in different situations. The
authors are allowed to share information about the articles because they have cited their
work as a reference for others to use.