Determining User Requirements for a Mobile Class Record Application: Towards a Usable Technology for Teachers

Dave E. Marcial

Abstract


This paper measures the user requirements for the proposed mobile class record application. Specifically, this paper presents the distribution and need level of the functionalities of a mobile class record application as perceived by the respondents. The respondents are 122 teacher educators in Central Visayas, Philippines. The study utilized a survey method. The result shows that majority of the teacher educators said that they highly needed the intended functionalities. The result also indicates that all suggested features are highly needed. The result implies that classroom information management, attendance monitoring, test scores and grades calculation, a dictionary of teacher education terms, task management, address book, groups, and photos management are imperative and necessary.  The study concludes that all the identified functionalities are required for the overall quality of the proposed application. There is a high degree of satisfaction of the stated needs in the proposed mobile class record.


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ISSN: 0119-4607/EISSN: 2546-0390

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