Agnieszka (Aga) Palalas, Ed.D.May 6, 20131
 Audience poll Introduction to Mobile-Assisted LanguageLearning (MALL) Who, where, and why of MALL apps What and how o...
What smartphone are you currently using?A. iPhoneB. AndroidC. BlackberryD. OtherE. I don’t have one3
Have you used smartphones in your teaching?Yes/No4
Augment (in the MALL context)A. ComplicateB. Enhance, extendC. Enlarge◦ Could be done with Polleverywhere or Socrative5
6• Knowledge construction, skill development and performance support• Learners participate across locations, times and con...
Augment in-class/out-of-class instruction and practice Communication support, immediacy of communication (incl. speechand...
Augment in-class/out-of-class instruction and practice Enhanced motivation by context-inspired authentic content andchall...
 Teachers and learners, other speakers of English Individual and collaborative In-class and out-of-class Using innovat...
 Built-in tools◦ e-mail◦ web browser◦ audio and video player◦ voice recorder◦ camera – photo and video recording◦ notes◦ ...
 Audio and video player (“iPod”)◦ podcasts◦ audiobooks◦ YouTube videos Voice recorder (Voice Memos, Record)◦ record and ...
 Mobile apps (web-based and native)◦ Feedback, polling, student response system Polleverywhere, Socrative◦ Vocabulary ac...
 Creating quizzes for instant formative or summativeassessment, ice-breakers Engage your classrooms with educational exe...
 Creating quizzes for instant formative or summativeassessment, ice-breakers Engage your classrooms with educational exe...
15• Dictionary, thesaurus, searchable, audio• No Internet connection needed when searching words• Mobile (Apple, Android) ...
 Dictionary, thesaurus, searchable, audio Customizable Apple, Android, Web Works offline Almost free ;) – $3.9916
17• Study, learn and master words on yourphone (audio pronunciation, definition matching )• Create and co-create word list...
18• Similar to Flashcards• Caveat: Free version has 100 flips only
19 Record and share audio recordings Collaborate and peer evaluate; e.g., class radio, dictionary,story, play (listen an...
20 Practice pronunciation on the go Interactive phonemic chart Apple, Android, Web Works offline Free (premium versio...
 Adapt this note-taking platform Integrative practice Collaboration and sharing, e.g., class book, dictionary Take not...
 Create/co-create an electronic storybook Create the text, add photos or drawings and then addsounds or music Peer eval...
 Replay/re-listen Record Rehearse Repeat Redo Remember Reflect23
 Communicate Collaborate Connect Co-create Construct Contextualize24
25Dr. Agnieszka PalalasTwitter: @agaizaLinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/apalalasPresentations: http://www.slideshare.n...
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  • If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.
  • http://dictionary.reference.com/apps
  • Premium version – you can create word lists, listen to and create lists
  • My favourite ESL mobile apps June 2013 Aga Palalas (updated)

    1. 1. Agnieszka (Aga) Palalas, Ed.D.May 6, 20131
    2. 2.  Audience poll Introduction to Mobile-Assisted LanguageLearning (MALL) Who, where, and why of MALL apps What and how of MALL apps Built-in tools and apps Examples of my favourite apps Q&A2
    3. 3. What smartphone are you currently using?A. iPhoneB. AndroidC. BlackberryD. OtherE. I don’t have one3
    4. 4. Have you used smartphones in your teaching?Yes/No4
    5. 5. Augment (in the MALL context)A. ComplicateB. Enhance, extendC. Enlarge◦ Could be done with Polleverywhere or Socrative5
    6. 6. 6• Knowledge construction, skill development and performance support• Learners participate across locations, times and contexts (inside andoutside the classroom)• Enabled by portable devices and web connectivity• flexible on-demand access to learning materials, experts, peers andother resources• tools to create content and interact with peers, experts, learningsystems and supports, and the environment in which the learning isoccurring• M-learning devices: handheld, highly portable, connected, always-on,personal…contingent on needs and contextMobile learning defined
    7. 7. Augment in-class/out-of-class instruction and practice Communication support, immediacy of communication (incl. speechand data-sharing) Portable and flexible (whenever, wherever), fitting into learners’ lives(productive ‘dead’ time) Access to language resources, supports, scaffolding Access to mentors, tutors and others learners on-the-move Bite-sized e-learning resources delivered to learners; spacedlearning Situated language practice (embedded in real language situations)7
    8. 8. Augment in-class/out-of-class instruction and practice Enhanced motivation by context-inspired authentic content andchallenge Creativity, fun, engagement (tools for student-generated materials) Rehearsal and practice in a less threatening environment Student-centred and personalized learning Capturing of data, record of learning processes Assessment tools, peer and expert evaluation and feedbackexchange Flexible collaboration8
    9. 9.  Teachers and learners, other speakers of English Individual and collaborative In-class and out-of-class Using innovative tools9
    10. 10.  Built-in tools◦ e-mail◦ web browser◦ audio and video player◦ voice recorder◦ camera – photo and video recording◦ notes◦ SMS/texting◦ GPS10
    11. 11.  Audio and video player (“iPod”)◦ podcasts◦ audiobooks◦ YouTube videos Voice recorder (Voice Memos, Record)◦ record and share speech sample◦ Record parts of the class – replay, rehearse◦ create mini-stories◦ record speech for feedback Camera – photo and video recording◦ capture communicative situations◦ record speech sample for evaluation◦ be creative, e.g., role-play, stand-up comedy11
    12. 12.  Mobile apps (web-based and native)◦ Feedback, polling, student response system Polleverywhere, Socrative◦ Vocabulary acquisition Dictionary.com, WWAudioUS, Flashcard Machine,Flashcards◦ Speaking and Listening (phloging, pronunciation) Audioboo, iPadio, Free Audiobooks, Sounds◦ Integrated Story creators, Evernote12
    13. 13.  Creating quizzes for instant formative or summativeassessment, ice-breakers Engage your classrooms with educational exercises andgames: Multiple choice, T/F and Short answer questions Quick Quizzes, Exit Tickets and other games Mobile (Apple, Android) and Web Wireless connection needed Free13
    14. 14.  Creating quizzes for instant formative or summativeassessment, ice-breakers Engage your classrooms with educational exercises andgames: Multiple choice, T/F and Short answer questions Get instant feedback– online charts Answer by text, app, web, direct link Mobile (Apple, Android) and Web Free (up to 40 consecutive users)14
    15. 15. 15• Dictionary, thesaurus, searchable, audio• No Internet connection needed when searching words• Mobile (Apple, Android) and Web• Free (premium version available)
    16. 16.  Dictionary, thesaurus, searchable, audio Customizable Apple, Android, Web Works offline Almost free ;) – $3.9916
    17. 17. 17• Study, learn and master words on yourphone (audio pronunciation, definition matching )• Create and co-create word lists (decks)• Use existing decks• Share content• Get your progress stats• Works offline• Apple, Android, Web• Free• Caveat: not being able to write your own definition on thephone, but only online
    18. 18. 18• Similar to Flashcards• Caveat: Free version has 100 flips only
    19. 19. 19 Record and share audio recordings Collaborate and peer evaluate; e.g., class radio, dictionary,story, play (listen and continue the story) Improve fluency iPhone, Android, Nokia and Web Blackberry and Windows coming soon Works offline Free
    20. 20. 20 Practice pronunciation on the go Interactive phonemic chart Apple, Android, Web Works offline Free (premium version offersquizzes and analytics)
    21. 21.  Adapt this note-taking platform Integrative practice Collaboration and sharing, e.g., class book, dictionary Take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, recordvoice All notes searchable, whether you are at home, at work,or on the go Synchronize across devices• Works offline• All mobile platforms and Web• Free21
    22. 22.  Create/co-create an electronic storybook Create the text, add photos or drawings and then addsounds or music Peer evaluate Share your stories with a class or keep them private Apple, Android, Web Works offline Free22
    23. 23.  Replay/re-listen Record Rehearse Repeat Redo Remember Reflect23
    24. 24.  Communicate Collaborate Connect Co-create Construct Contextualize24
    25. 25. 25Dr. Agnieszka PalalasTwitter: @agaizaLinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/apalalasPresentations: http://www.slideshare.net/agaizaPublications: http://athabascau.academia.edu/apalalas

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