Analysis of Learning Outcomes from Mobile Mathematics Applications

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Gary Glen Bitter
Allen Corral


The development, usage, and investigation of educational math applications for mobile devices have increased in recent years. This manuscript analyzes the current state of educational mathematics applications for K-12, higher learning, and professional needs. Specifically, we will highlight the current limitations, and provide a taxonomy of the features found in the most effective apps. Also, we specify the major components and considerations concerning math applications. Several methods of implementation are discussed within indicated learning contexts. Alignment with solid educational theory promotes the effectiveness of the apps, which has been replicated in multiple research studies. Finally, we provide an overview of the types of math apps and how to select one that fits a specific instructional need.


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Bitter, G. G., & Corral, A. (2017). Analysis of Learning Outcomes from Mobile Mathematics Applications. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 3(3). Retrieved from


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