A Review of the Research on Pre-service English Teachers' Professional Development Based on Mobile Technology


  • Miaomiao Gao Chongqing Normal University
  • Xifang Tu Chongqing Normal University
  • Junshui Li Chongqing Normal University




mobile technology, pre-service English teacher, literature review


Great changes have taken place in educational methods under the background of "internet plus", and the emergence of mobile learning indicates that there is another effective way for the development of pre-service teachers. This study takes the related papers published from 2008 to 2020 as the research objects, summarizes the research status of MALL in China from the aspects of concept definition, research methods and research topics, and analyzes the existing problems and development trends. The results show that in recent years, the research development of mobile learning at home and abroad has been accelerated, and the research objects and topics are diverse, but the research on the dimensions of pre-service English teachers is less, which needs to be strengthened urgently.

Author Biographies

Miaomiao Gao, Chongqing Normal University

School of Foreign Languages

Xifang Tu, Chongqing Normal University

School of Foreign Languages

Junshui Li, Chongqing Normal University

School of Foreign Languages


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