Volume II-5/W1
ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., II-5/W1, 247-252, 2013
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsannals-II-5-W1-247-2013
© Author(s) 2013. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., II-5/W1, 247-252, 2013
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsannals-II-5-W1-247-2013
© Author(s) 2013. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

  31 Jul 2013

31 Jul 2013

POSSIBILITY TO USE MOBILE LEARNING TO PROMOTE WORLD HERITAGE SITE PRESERVATION AWARENESS IN LUANG PRABANG, LAO PDR: A READINESS STUDY

Y. S. Poong, S. Yamaguchi, and J. Takada Y. S. Poong et al.
  • Graduate School of International Development Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan

Keywords: Mobile Learning, World Heritage Site, Preservation, Lao PDR, Technology Adoption

Abstract. This paper elucidates the current state of mobile technology readiness among young adults in higher education institution based on surveys and interviews. Although Lao PDR is ranked as low category in the ICT Index by International Telecommunication Union (ITU), findings show that there exists high level of readiness among the young adults. Recommendations for future research are developed to guide the development of mobile learning application with the aim to promote World Heritage Site preservation awareness.