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Text Messaging in education why use it ? Why not turn it on its head why not use it.

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  • Presentation from Let Talk About TXT8 at City University on the 12 th May 2011
  • Why I got into SMS was working at land based college when foot and mouth struck in 2001 . A arera specific example of disaster planning emergency response
  • You’ve all done it walked into things while text . DON’T text and drive its illegal and stupid !!
  • Images ipod locked by son trying to hack password and battery going flat and resetting clock to 2002. Image of my current phone when child stood on it while I was doing Rugby coaching . Toilet and phone a major cause of phone failure .
  • My simple thoughts on is it mobile learning or is it about learner mobility .
  • My standing in at Online Educa debate 2010 at 3 hours notice
  • The pace of change is dramatic “get used to it “
  • Also note Tom Standage’s book the Victorian internet http://tomstandage.wordpress.com/books/the-victorian-internet/
  • SMS its just a phenomena
  • There is only one internet and it is mobile
  • The miners watched a fooball game recorded and place on a sd card in a samsung beam projector phone
  • Not my work but this work by Alistair Gemmell , Sarah Cornelius and Phil Marsdon in using decision tree software and SMS for disaster simulation is stunning .
  • Augmented reality on screen on eye wear and on contact lenses is going to be huge. But a bit scary .
  • Being invovled in a MOOC whats a Mooc http://youtu.be/eW3gMGqcZQc on Mobile MobiMooc http://mobimooc.wikispaces.com
  • PICO or in mobile device projection is here now and has good and bad points but you’ve got to think about it.

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  • 1. Text Messaging in education why use it ? Why not turn it on its head why not use it.
  • 2.  
  • 3. txt messaging will never catch on !?!! @andyjb
  • 4. txt messaging will never catch on !?!! 6.1 Trillion txts messages proves you’re wrong. 6100000000 http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/ict/material/FactsFigures2010.pdf
  • 5. This Mobile stuff its dangerous
    • /
    http://thegazette.com/2010/03/11/thursdays-political-cartoon-17
  • 6. Devices its personal loosing it is disastrous
  • 7. Mobile Learning or Learner Mobility 1 :1 computing doesn't mean Solo learning Adults & children learn better in groups whereas OLPC project premised on solo learning Content is important but collaboration is King Location and context are trends to watch
  • 8. State of Flux is the New Normal. Get over it ! IMG_2409.JPG
  • 9. before you vision technology in 2025 just think ? USB is just 11 years old YouTube 6 years old Facebook is just 7 ! Google is 12 years old
  • 10.
    • When most everyone shouts, few listen. How about electronic publishing? Try reading a book on disc. At best, it's an unpleasant chore: the myopic glow of a clunky computer replaces the friendly pages of a book. And you can't tote that laptop to the beach. Yet Nicholas Negroponte, director of the MIT Media Lab, predicts that we'll soon buy books and newspapers straight over the Intenet. Uh, sure.
  • 11.
    • When most everyone shouts, few listen. How about electronic publishing? Try reading a book on disc. At best, it's an unpleasant chore: the myopic glow of a clunky computer replaces the friendly pages of a book. And you can't tote that laptop to the beach. Yet Nicholas Negroponte, director of the MIT Media Lab, predicts that we'll soon buy books and newspapers straight over the Intenet. Uh, sure.
    http://www.newsweek.com/1995/02/26/the-internet-bah.html
  • 12. Examples of getting it wrong
    • Every town will need a telephone
    • The world will only need 5 or 6 computers
    • SMS will never catch on
    • The internet is a new idea of a network
    • (Learn from the telegraph in the US in the 1890 )
  • 13. C:UsersandyAppDataLocalTempz1o460f1.bmp
  • 14. C:UsersandyAppDataLocalTempz1o460f1.bmp A technology when invented thought to have no practical and especially no commercial use
  • 15.  
  • 16. 160 characters isn't enough ?
  • 17.  
  • 18.
    • Estamos bien en el refugio los 33 (33chtrs)
    • Give the miners Oakley shades (29chtrs)
    • Please turn room lights down (28 Chtrs)
    • Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated Mark Twain (60 Chtrs)
    160 characters isnt enough
  • 19. Mobiles Underground http://www.dailytech.com/Chilean+Miners+Entertained+By+Samsung+Galaxy+Beam/article19970.htm http://youtu.be/M9Z8E3SYvZM
  • 20. What do you use your phone for ?
    • What's the oddest thing you use yours for ?
    • Torch
    • Timer for cooking
    • Camera to take picture of point of interest or where you've parked the car
    • Text yourself reminders
  • 21. My Personal Plea!
    • SMS if you want to impart meaningful information to certain groups SMS is thee medium.
    • Look at how SMS for first time in history has given Deaf teens a technology to use that exactly the same as their peers
  • 22. C:Curious ClientsWEB AND MULTIMEDIA2229 ABDN pptunilogo.gif www.abdn.ac.uk February 22 2010 Real time simulations using SMS Sarah Cornelius
  • 23. MPj04389500000[1] A real-time flood disaster simulation activity for undergraduate geography students
  • 24. University of Aberdeens work
    • http://www.slideshare.net/jiscrscyh/real-time-simulations-using-sms-university-of-aberdeen
  • 25. Augmented Reality SANY0030.JPG
  • 26. http://mobimooc.wikispaces.com
  • 27. Don't believe me! http://wp.nmc.org/horizon2011/
  • 28. Helpful tips
      • Digital residents and digital visitors
      • http://is.gd/kMnxGt David White Oxford University
      • Learners are individuals and don't make assumptions (even better ask them ! )
      • Learners aren't always your biggest challenge or you biggest threat
      • Collaboration and shared approaches with local variation are good thing
  • 29. PICO projection Think the smallest mobile phone able to project a image Dont believe me http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKCWBC88shM video shot in london cafe two years ago
  • 30. NFC in education Near Field Communication Transferring homework or other data from/to learners device Registration Paying for lunch/printing Jetstream is coming like NFC currently operates only over 10centimtres but transmits 530megabytes of data a second
  • 31. Futures Uncertain but what the heck ! Twitter @ andyjb Blog http//andysblackhole.blogspot.com Slideshare http://www.slideshare.net/andyjb