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  • 1. Emerging Technologies in Adult Education Classroom Nell Eckersley
  • 2. To Access this PowerPoint
  • 3. http://lincs.ed.gov3
  • 4. Introductions What do you know about Social Media? What would you like to learn? What is one thing would you like to take away from this session?4
  • 5. Agenda What is Social Media and why should we use it? QR Codes Bitly Pinterest GoogleVoice PollEverywhere Wiggio More Resources5
  • 6. What is Social Media Social media includes web-based and mobile based technologies which are used to turn communication into interactive dialogue among organizations, communities, and individuals. --Wikipedia6
  • 7. Components of Social Media Web 2.07
  • 8. Components of Social Media Cloud Computing  performing computer tasks using services delivered entirely over the Internet.  movement away from applications installed on an individuals computer towards the applications being hosted online.  The "cloud" refers to the Internet and was inspired by technical flow charts and diagrams, which tend to use a cloud symbol to represent the Internet. 
  • 9. Components of Social Media Mobile Learning  The use of common handheld hardware, wireless networking and mobile telephony to facilitate, support, enhance and extend the reach of teaching and learning. 
  • 10. Tagging10
  • 11. Why use Social Media in Adult Ed? 11
  • 12. Why Social Media? Makes tasks authentic & challenging Extends time devoted project Supports collaborative work Inexpensive, multiplatform Real life experience Help break down the digital divide 12
  • 13. Myths about Social Media  Only young people use Social Media  Social Media; just a waste of time  Fears about security & privacy  Hierarchy of needs; technology comes after literacy13
  • 14. Integrating Social Media into Adult EdBlooms Taxonomy Creating Evaluating Analyzing Applying Understanding Remembering
  • 15. 5 Moments of Learning Dr. Conrad Gottfredson’s Five Moments of Learning Needs:  When Learning for the First Time  When Wanting to Learn More  When Trying to Remember  When Things Change  When Something Goes Wrong 15
  • 16. What Do You Know?16
  • 17. QR Codes 17
  • 18. QR Codes  Q R stands for  Invented in Japan by Toyota in 1994 to track vehicles during the manufacturing process  QR code is detected as a 2-dimensional digital image by a semiconductor image sensor and is then digitally analyzed by a programmed processor. Translation: You can scan it with your smart phone or tablet.18
  • 19. What QR Codes Do QR codes contain information and instructions on what your device should do with the information  Take you to audio, pictures, videos, and websites  Save information in your address book
  • 20. QR Code vs Bar Code
  • 21. QR Code Readers QR Codes can be used with a mobile device like a smart phone or a tablet that has access top the internet The device must have an QR Code reader (also called scanner) app installed  Scanlife is an app that works on most devicesNOTE: You should NOT have to pay money or give information about yourself when selecting and installing a QR Code reader or scanner
  • 22. QR Code Readers Scanlife on my Android phone
  • 23. QR Code ReadersThe QR Code reader uses the camera on your device to scan the code and then uses the internet to interpret the instructions in the code
  • 24. QR Codes in Real Life24
  • 25. QR Codes in Real Life
  • 26. QR Infographic 
  • 27. Steps to Using in Education1. First consider what is the learning goal2. Make sure you have devices that can read a QR Code3. Create the QR Codes you need
  • 28. QR Codes in Education  Make your own QR Code Scavenger Hunt!  Scavenger Hunt  5 Real Ways To Use QR Codes In Education  Black & White and Scanned All Over (video)  QR Codes Connect Students to Books  Shambles QR Code Resource  Desktop QR Code Reader  QR Codes in Education Livebinder  50 QR code resources for the classroom28
  • 29. QR Code: Image with Narration  To hear about this photo, go to this link or scan the QR Code   Tools used to create this:   
  • 30. QR Codes in Education
  • 31. Make Your Own QR Code Bitly Google Kaywa ScanLife
  • 32. Bitly32
  • 33. BitLyYou can use Bitly to shorten URL’s without creating an account 33
  • 34. 34
  • 35. Customizing Your Shortened URL35
  • 36. AnalyticsWith an account you can also track how many times the URL you created has been clicked. 36
  • 37. QR CodeAnd with or without an account you can make any of the shortened URLS into a QR Code by adding .qr at the end 37
  • 38. Pinterest 38
  • 39. Pinterest 39
  • 40. Boards40
  • 41. Pins 41
  • 42. Repinning, Liking, and Following42
  • 43. Pinterest in Education43
  • 44. Pinterest in Education Is Pinterest a Teacher’s New Best Friend in the Classroom? 25 Great Educators To Follow On Pinterest TechChef4U Pinterest In The Pinterest Of Education44
  • 45. GoogleVoice45
  • 46. GoogleVoice46
  • 47. GoogleVoice Google Voice is free with a google account Create a unique phone number through google that students can call Calls placed to a google voice account are stored in an email-like inbox that can then be downloaded as an mp3 file, or embedded Unique Feature: Google Voice allows students to use their cell phones to create audio files47
  • 48. GoogleVoice in Education What is Google Voice? Using GoogleVoice in the Classroom Not Your Mother’s Voice Service48
  • 49. Google Voice Activity Practice the dialogue  Person 1: Excuse me, do you know what time it is? Person 2: Yes, its two oclock. Call (347) 927-7044 (Nell’s GoogleVoice number) When the voicemail prompts you to speak, read the dialog into the phone
  • 50. PollEverywhere 50
  • 51. PollEverywhere 51
  • 52. PollEverywhere in Education Increasing classroom participation and attentiveness Encouraging risk-taking with anonymous student responses Eliciting diverse opinions when there isn’t a correct answer Gauging student comprehension of material immediately Grabbing students with thought-provoking opening questions Assessing last night’s reading with a quick quiz 52
  • 53. PollEverywhere in Education Best of Web 2.0: Using Poll Everywhere QR and Poll Everywhere Upcycled Education: PollEverywhere SMS Education: Poll Everywhere Is Making the Mobile Pop Quiz More Affordable Our Poll53
  • 54. Edmodo55
  • 55. Our Online Community: Wiggio56
  • 56. More Resources57
  • 57. Top 100 Tools for Learning58
  • 58. Twitter59
  • 59. Adult Educations & Technology Paperli 60
  • 60. Technology Tools For Teaching & Learning 61
  • 61. Go2Web2062
  • 62. 63
  • 63. My contact info Moderator, NIFL Technology and Literacy Discussion List  Email: Twitter:  Facebook: Blog: Delicious: