New Practices in Flexible Learning Turning Point
Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning Program includes: <ul><li>Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Numeracy </li></ul><ul><li>...
Problem <ul><li>Engage youth in mobile learning </li></ul><ul><li>Manage educational content on mobile devices </li></ul>f...
Turning Point D igital   M ini   F est For   Y outh
Kamilya DMF <ul><li>Turning point theme </li></ul><ul><li>Digital mini film festival for youth </li></ul><ul><li>One minut...
Innovation <ul><li>Use Bluetooth technology to transfer educational content to  mobile devices </li></ul>flexiblelearning....
Research <ul><li>1. Initial technology research </li></ul><ul><ul><li>iHubs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BlueZone® </li></ul...
iHubs_Research.wmv
iHub Technology findings <ul><li>The specifications for content </li></ul><ul><li>Maxisite size and set up parameters </li...
Idle screen 3852cm x 5762cm Touch here button 135cm x 100cm Touchscreen  3852cm x 5762cm
BlueZone ® technology <ul><li>Creates a wireless hotspot for mobiles </li></ul><ul><li>Call to action invitation sent to m...
BlueZone ® interaction <ul><li>Reach - number of mobiles received the Bluetooth signal </li></ul><ul><li>Accepted - number...
 
iHub interaction research <ul><li>Two week trial  </li></ul><ul><li>Brand and model of mobile  </li></ul><ul><li>Bluetooth...
Students do not necessarily have the latest mobile, some are old and stuck up with tape. Some do not know which model mobi...
No No TU500 LG 19 No No 3Phone 18 No Yes 2310i Sony 17 No No E250 Samsung 16 Yes Yes New model Samsung 15 No Yes Samsung 1...
Future directions <ul><li>iHubs with BlueZone® to enrich the campus experience </li></ul><ul><li>Bluetooth enabled compute...
Issues <ul><li>Meet E-Learning and M-Learning standards </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile, models ages and manufactures  - iPod & i...
Benefits <ul><li>Quick and easy to use </li></ul><ul><li>Free – no network cover charges </li></ul><ul><li>No contact deta...
BlueZone®  Recommendations <ul><li>Promotion or induction program to ensure mobiles connect and receive messages </li></ul...
New Practices in Flexible Learning Turning Point [email_address]   www.flexiblelearning.net.au   flexiblelearning.net.au
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    1. 1. New Practices in Flexible Learning Turning Point
    2. 2. Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning Program includes: <ul><li>Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Numeracy </li></ul><ul><li>Oracy </li></ul><ul><li>Personal development – Units 1 & 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Work related skills – Units 1 & 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Certificate II in Hospitality and/or Certificate II in Business </li></ul>
    3. 3. Problem <ul><li>Engage youth in mobile learning </li></ul><ul><li>Manage educational content on mobile devices </li></ul>flexiblelearning.net.au
    4. 4. Turning Point D igital M ini F est For Y outh
    5. 5. Kamilya DMF <ul><li>Turning point theme </li></ul><ul><li>Digital mini film festival for youth </li></ul><ul><li>One minute film shot on a mobile phone </li></ul><ul><li>iHub display on the streets of Melbourne </li></ul><ul><li>Share films via Bluetooth to mobiles </li></ul>
    6. 6. Innovation <ul><li>Use Bluetooth technology to transfer educational content to mobile devices </li></ul>flexiblelearning.net.au
    7. 7. Research <ul><li>1. Initial technology research </li></ul><ul><ul><li>iHubs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BlueZone® </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2. Interaction research </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BlueZone® </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iHub survey </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. iHubs_Research.wmv
    9. 9. iHub Technology findings <ul><li>The specifications for content </li></ul><ul><li>Maxisite size and set up parameters </li></ul><ul><li>Navigation requirements on touchscreen </li></ul><ul><li>Software - Flash exported as .swf </li></ul><ul><li>Films one minute in length </li></ul><ul><li>Film file size no more than 700KB </li></ul><ul><li>Film files converted to .3gp format </li></ul>flexiblelearning.net.au
    10. 10. Idle screen 3852cm x 5762cm Touch here button 135cm x 100cm Touchscreen 3852cm x 5762cm
    11. 11. BlueZone ® technology <ul><li>Creates a wireless hotspot for mobiles </li></ul><ul><li>Call to action invitation sent to mobile </li></ul><ul><li>File transferred to mobile device </li></ul><ul><li>Uses OBEX push technology </li></ul><ul><li>Range 100 metres - limited by mobile devices to 5-10 metres </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer approx 1 minute for a 1minute film </li></ul><ul><li>Contacts, calendar information, gif, jpeg, audio, video and software as a java applet </li></ul>flexiblelearning.net.au
    12. 12. BlueZone ® interaction <ul><li>Reach - number of mobiles received the Bluetooth signal </li></ul><ul><li>Accepted - number of Bluetooth acceptances and the film transferred from the iHub </li></ul><ul><li>Declined - Bluetooth invitation was declined </li></ul><ul><li>Interrupted - Number of times the signal was interrupted </li></ul><ul><li>Opt-in - percentage calculated on the number times the signal was sent and the number of times a film was downloaded. </li></ul>flexiblelearning.net.au
    13. 14. iHub interaction research <ul><li>Two week trial </li></ul><ul><li>Brand and model of mobile </li></ul><ul><li>Bluetooth invitation received </li></ul><ul><li>Film transfer successful </li></ul><ul><li>Recorded results with 19 different brands and models. </li></ul>flexiblelearning.net.au
    14. 15. Students do not necessarily have the latest mobile, some are old and stuck up with tape. Some do not know which model mobile they use.
    15. 16. No No TU500 LG 19 No No 3Phone 18 No Yes 2310i Sony 17 No No E250 Samsung 16 Yes Yes New model Samsung 15 No Yes Samsung 14 No No Samsung 13 No Yes Samsung 12 No Yes Motorola 11 Yes Yes Motorola 10 No Yes V3 Motorola 9 No No V3 Raza Motorola 8 No No 6280 Nokia 7 Yes Yes N80 Nokia 6 Yes Yes N50 Nokia 5 Yes Yes Nokia 4 Yes Yes E65 Nokia 3 Yes Yes N95 Nokia 2 No Yes O2 XDA PDA 1 Film transfer Invitation Model Mobile No
    16. 17. Future directions <ul><li>iHubs with BlueZone® to enrich the campus experience </li></ul><ul><li>Bluetooth enabled computer in class to support the instant transfer of data to and from a mobile device. </li></ul>
    17. 18. Issues <ul><li>Meet E-Learning and M-Learning standards </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile, models ages and manufactures - iPod & iPhone not Bluetooth enabled </li></ul><ul><li>Memory restrictions - sound file drop out last 5 seconds </li></ul><ul><li>iHub touchscreen damage </li></ul><ul><li>Ability of the user to select content </li></ul>flexiblelearning.net.au
    18. 19. Benefits <ul><li>Quick and easy to use </li></ul><ul><li>Free – no network cover charges </li></ul><ul><li>No contact details required </li></ul><ul><li>Available on most equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Available on demand </li></ul><ul><li>Scaleable for any environment </li></ul><ul><li>Permanent relationships established </li></ul><ul><li>Effective data collection </li></ul>flexiblelearning.net.au
    19. 20. BlueZone® Recommendations <ul><li>Promotion or induction program to ensure mobiles connect and receive messages </li></ul><ul><li>Production of standard messages for regular or emergency use </li></ul><ul><li>Use to welcome students </li></ul><ul><li>Promote campus activities </li></ul><ul><li>Publish and share files </li></ul><ul><li>Free vouchers engage students </li></ul>flexiblelearning.net.au
    20. 21. New Practices in Flexible Learning Turning Point [email_address] www.flexiblelearning.net.au flexiblelearning.net.au

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