Making The Transition


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See how Horry Georgetown Technical College is looking at Mobile Web Technology as it applies to teachers and students in the classroom. View an array of results from a recent survey conducted to determine a base-line for the HGTC Mobile We Initiative and discover how HGTC is implementing new technology in the classroom.

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Making The Transition

  1. 1. André S. Pope Co-owner / Creative director 803 Labs, iNC. Mobile Web Technology Strategist Horry-Georgetown Technical College (HGTC) Adjunct Professor - Digital Communications HGTC Certified BBQ Judge & Head Cook For Proud Purveyors Of Pork @ahhyea777 labs Monday, November 15, 2010
  2. 2. Making The Transition Are teachers prepared for the wave of technically advanced students? Monday, November 15, 2010
  3. 3. HGTC Mobile Web Initiative Determine new ways of connecting and engaging students Judge effectiveness of new learning environments both in classroom setting as well as field studies Empower teachers with technology that can help aid and assist in new teaching methodologies The Mobile Web Initiative trial plans to look at four unique methods of instruction as it applies to Horry-Georgetown Technical College. Given the opportunity to explore each realm will give the college a unique perspective on how student and teachers interact with mobile web technology in the classroom as well as in the field. Monday, November 15, 2010
  4. 4. 4 Areas Of Concentration Technology To Teach Teaching Technology Technology In The Field Application Design And Usage Each of the areas of concentration will give us a perspective to what limitations we may run into from an infrastructure and data point of view. The schools success will be dependent on giving our students and teachers a safe and reliable way of accessing data points from a multitude of spots on their own personal devices. Technology will continue to change and evolve. While we should not dictate change, we should be able to adapt and covet that change for our staff and student body. By focusing our attention on infrastructure we will insure success for not only today, but for tomorrows technology as well. Monday, November 15, 2010
  5. 5. Mobile Web Initiative 2 Year Roll-Out Plan Research, survey and identify needs, technology and expectations within higher education, community and business. 100% wireless on all three campuses Develop and deploy pilot group for mobile web initiative including first round of devices 3 Months Monday, November 15, 2010
  6. 6. Mobile Web Initiative 2 Year Roll-Out Plan Multimedia server deployed and integration within pilot group Podcasting and video casting recording studio set-up New technology introduced to pilot group along with training sessions 6 Months Monday, November 15, 2010
  7. 7. Mobile Web Initiative 2 Year Roll-Out Plan Readily available streaming media content to entire faculty Reusable media content (including training information) with a means of easy access from faculty (ie TEC website overhaul with links and content pulled in from database and multimedia server) 12 Months Monday, November 15, 2010
  8. 8. Mobile Web Initiative 2 Year Roll-Out Plan Full integration and infrastructure to support wide array of multimedia devices (from teaching methodology to faculty productivity) Mobile version of website with integration of college data sets and use of mobile LMS 24 Months Monday, November 15, 2010
  9. 9. Phase 1: Survey Results Teacher / Student Results Web Accessible Mobile Devices Device Usage Primary Use of Devices Monday, November 15, 2010
  10. 10. Survey Says! 595 Students / 77 Teachers HGTC 0 150 300 450 600 77 595 # Polled Teachers Students Monday, November 15, 2010
  11. 11. Web Accessible Mobile Devices 82% 18% Web Accessible Non-Accessible Students 73% 27% Web Accessible Non-Accessible Teachers Monday, November 15, 2010
  12. 12. Device Usage 0 14 28 42 56 70 %OfOwners 63 60 42 60 61 49 Laptops Phones Multiple Device Usage Teachers Students Monday, November 15, 2010
  13. 13. Primary Use of Devices 0 15 30 45 60 58 42 32 29 25 17 21 6 55 48 56 41 33 27 24 24 Email Info Text Msg Download Read Video News Social Teachers Students Monday, November 15, 2010
  14. 14. Technology will continue to change, by building a proper infrastructure and data backbone you are able to maintain and service any and all technology. Students will continue to lead the way with what is hip, so being device specific can lead to financial handcuffs. Focus more on teaching methodology and not device specific. HP Slate Apple iPad BlackBerry PlayBook What Technology To Use? Apple iPad / iPod / iPhone BlackBerry PlayBook / SmartPhone HP Slate Go Pro HD Camera Zoom Q3HD Handy Video Recorder B&N Nook Color Amazon Kindle Monday, November 15, 2010
  15. 15. The Real Question? Teaching Methodology Monday, November 15, 2010
  16. 16. Engage, Reinvent, Push Students Yourself Your Peers NEVER STOP LEARNING Monday, November 15, 2010
  17. 17. How Do You Engage Your Students, Children, Peers? I want to hear from you. What do you see as effective means of engaging? What hurdles have you faced? What roadblocks stand in your way to changing the scope of how you present information? Monday, November 15, 2010
  18. 18. Keep the dialogue rolling Follow along with the Horry-Georgetown Technical College Mobile Web Initiative. Keep me posted on what you have going on. Follow my design class as we attempt to break the mold on traditional advertising! Monday, November 15, 2010
  19. 19. Thanks, From Your Friendly Neighborhood Mobile Web Technology Strategist Monday, November 15, 2010
  20. 20. André S. Pope Co-owner / Creative director 803 Labs, iNC. Mobile Web Technology Strategist Horry-Georgetown Technical College (HGTC) Adjunct Professor Digital Communications HGTC Certified BBQ Judge & Head Cook For Proud Purveyors Of Pork @ahhyea777labs Monday, November 15, 2010