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Leveraging mobile to increase
student engagement
Andrew Smyk
High Ed Web – Michigan
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Andrew Smyk
Program Coordinator
twitter: @andrewsmyk

Interactive Multimedia
Sheridan College

Leveraging mobile to increa...
New technologies

Leveraging mobile to increase
student engagement
Andrew Smyk
HighWeb Ed – Arkansas
July 27, 2012
http://www.flickr.com/photos/thetriggerhappypenguin/5141870424
Comfy?

Let’s begin

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Content Knowledge
1.1

WHAT?!?
#icantbelievehejustusedaninvertedgutwrenchpowerbomb

beinchargeofyou.com

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Professors With Personal Tweets
Get High Credibility Marks

http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/professors-with-persona...
Content Knowledge
No Twitter

With Twitter

1.8
4.6
What do the slate tablet,
pencil, calculator, laptop and
cell phones all have
in common?
What do the slate tablet,
pencil, calculator, laptop and
cell phones all have
in common?
15
.5%
of students will sign up for general SMS
notifications about class
98%
98%
of students will sign up for SMS
notifications if it is about cancelling class
31
Broadcasting and communicating needs
to be focused and strategic
•Folding Chalk Board
+
•Face Time
•Folding Chalk Board
+
•Face Time
Building relationships with technology
Learning Management Systems

Leveraging mobile to increase
student engagement
Andrew Smyk
HighWeb Ed – Arkansas
July 27, 2...
Become a LMS Luchador

Leveraging mobile to increase
student engagement
Andrew Smyk
HighWeb Ed – Arkansas
July 27, 2012
your LMS is a

Black Box
build a

Clear Box
experience
What about my mobile

LMS app?
But it’s a

BYOD
world
55%
can’t participate
#ffly #rwd
• responsive Wordpress themes
• responsive boiler plates
• responsive frameworks
What to learners/students want?
Content Access
Presentation/
Attractiveness

Communicative
Enablement
Technical
Functional...
It’s all about the

Content
and content access
Create opportunities for full (contact)
interaction with your course content
Multi-sensory experiences
enhance interaction and the
relationship with content
The higher the number of
devices you can reach, the
higher the engagement with
your course content.
access = engagement
(that’s pedagogy, baby!)
Free-roaming learners
Anywhere, Anytime

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Mobile has become the student’s first choice
for internet access
- NMC Horizons Technologies Report 2011
48%
of 18 to 29-year-olds, a mobile phone is
the primary way of getting online
- Cell Internet Use 2012 – Pew Internet
90 percent of young people sleep next
to their cell phones – Pew Research Center The Databank
90 percent of young people sleep next
to their cell phones – Pew Research Center The Databank
Pivot, Snack, Burst
students “snack” in bed and more often
during times of boredom
4 in 10
students do last second prep on a
phone before a test - Hack College Survey
students do last second prep on a
phone before a test - Hack College Survey
students do last second prep on a
phone before a test - Hack College Survey
Quality of Content
Strictly
LMS

1.2
4.6

Mobile
Friendly

Built in Bias?
Forge ahead
Make mistakes
Stay calm
There is no road map
• encourage tweeting
• provide a hashtag
• post tweets relevant to content
• retweet relevant student tweets
• acknowledge...
44% of its active user base
access FB using mobile
• posting class notices
• responding to student questions
• general topic conversations
• providing resources
Ethnography
• text
• email
• camera
Examples of evolving
user interfaces
(photo journal)
It’s

OK to make mistakes,
this is not brain surgery

(Unless you are actually doing brain surgery)
will

Students
forgive mistakes, when
trying to implement something new.
(You will get lots of feedback how to make it bet...
Questions? Comments?
twitter: @andrewsmyk
andrew@andrewsmyk.com

Leveraging mobile to increase
student engagement
Andrew S...
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Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
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Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
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Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan
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  • Leveraging technologies or bringing new technologies into the classroom can often be uncomfortable
  • Tools
  • Luddites
  • Technology is a disruption and is often difficult to deal with…much like trying to get rid of a bomb
  • What is the biggest obstacle to tech in school? Students not allowed to use tech in school.
  • The pile of cell phones tells one story, but the body language of the in the first row tells an even bigger story.
  • Students will use devices, to access information, tweet, comment your lecture, get over it.
  • Military mobile field phone
  • The introduction of the iPhone 2007 basically changed classroom technology.
  • We often think of this as the zombie apocalypse.
  • As educators, we often think of this as the zombie apocalypse.
  • As educators, we often think of this as the zombie apocalypse.
  • ½ of 1% of students will sign up for general SMS notifications about class
  • SMS can be an important tool in communicating with students.
  • SMS notifications can be a “Get Out of Jail Free” card for you later in the term.
  • 98% of students will sign up for SMS notifications if it about cancelling class
  • Old technology plus new technology transforms the older technology into something new.
    10 year old daughter works on her math homework in the treehouse with a blackboard,
    Apple FaceTime and email.
  • Old technology plus new technology transforms the older technology into something new.
    10 year old daughter works on her math homework in the treehouse with a blackboard,
    Apple FaceTime and email.
  • Old technology plus new technology transforms the older technology into something new.
    10 year old daughter works on her math homework in the treehouse with a blackboard,
    Apple FaceTime and email.
  • LMS apps support iPhone, Android and Blackberry. But what are your students bring to class?
  • Most likely a feature phone or other Os not supported by the app.
  • BYOD
  • Students become closed off to content become disengaged.
  • An LMS effectively padlocks your course content
  • Solution – go responsive
  • Solution – go responsive
  • Pioneering is difficult, filled with tangents, stumbles and getting lost.
  • Pioneering is difficult, filled with tangents, stumbles and getting lost.
  • Pioneering is difficult, filled with tangents, stumbles and getting lost.
  • Pioneering is difficult, filled with tangents, stumbles and getting lost.
  • Tools
  • Tumblr is an excellent tool for field research, students being able to post text, photos, video
  • Transcript of "Leveraging Mobile to Increase Student Engagement - HighEdWeb - Michigan"

    1. 1. Guacamelee copyright Juice Box Games Leveraging mobile to increase student engagement Andrew Smyk High Ed Web – Michigan May 20, 2013
    2. 2. Andrew Smyk Program Coordinator twitter: @andrewsmyk Interactive Multimedia Sheridan College Leveraging mobile to increase student engagement Andrew Smyk HighWeb Ed – Arkansas July 27, 2012
    3. 3. New technologies Leveraging mobile to increase student engagement Andrew Smyk HighWeb Ed – Arkansas July 27, 2012
    4. 4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thetriggerhappypenguin/5141870424
    5. 5. Comfy? Let’s begin 6
    6. 6. Content Knowledge 1.1 WHAT?!?
    7. 7. #icantbelievehejustusedaninvertedgutwrenchpowerbomb beinchargeofyou.com 8
    8. 8. Professors With Personal Tweets Get High Credibility Marks http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/professors-with-personal-tweets-get-high-credibility-marks/30635
    9. 9. Content Knowledge No Twitter With Twitter 1.8 4.6
    10. 10. What do the slate tablet, pencil, calculator, laptop and cell phones all have in common?
    11. 11. What do the slate tablet, pencil, calculator, laptop and cell phones all have in common?
    12. 12. 15
    13. 13. .5% of students will sign up for general SMS notifications about class
    14. 14. 98%
    15. 15. 98% of students will sign up for SMS notifications if it is about cancelling class
    16. 16. 31
    17. 17. Broadcasting and communicating needs to be focused and strategic
    18. 18. •Folding Chalk Board + •Face Time
    19. 19. •Folding Chalk Board + •Face Time Building relationships with technology
    20. 20. Learning Management Systems Leveraging mobile to increase student engagement Andrew Smyk HighWeb Ed – Arkansas July 27, 2012
    21. 21. Become a LMS Luchador Leveraging mobile to increase student engagement Andrew Smyk HighWeb Ed – Arkansas July 27, 2012
    22. 22. your LMS is a Black Box
    23. 23. build a Clear Box experience
    24. 24. What about my mobile LMS app?
    25. 25. But it’s a BYOD world
    26. 26. 55% can’t participate
    27. 27. #ffly #rwd
    28. 28. • responsive Wordpress themes • responsive boiler plates • responsive frameworks
    29. 29. What to learners/students want? Content Access Presentation/ Attractiveness Communicative Enablement Technical Functionality Learner Support July – September 2004: International Journal on E-Learning Alex Koohang & Jacques De Plessis
    30. 30. It’s all about the Content and content access
    31. 31. Create opportunities for full (contact) interaction with your course content
    32. 32. Multi-sensory experiences enhance interaction and the relationship with content
    33. 33. The higher the number of devices you can reach, the higher the engagement with your course content.
    34. 34. access = engagement (that’s pedagogy, baby!)
    35. 35. Free-roaming learners Anywhere, Anytime 57
    36. 36. Mobile has become the student’s first choice for internet access - NMC Horizons Technologies Report 2011
    37. 37. 48% of 18 to 29-year-olds, a mobile phone is the primary way of getting online - Cell Internet Use 2012 – Pew Internet
    38. 38. 90 percent of young people sleep next to their cell phones – Pew Research Center The Databank
    39. 39. 90 percent of young people sleep next to their cell phones – Pew Research Center The Databank
    40. 40. Pivot, Snack, Burst
    41. 41. students “snack” in bed and more often during times of boredom
    42. 42. 4 in 10 students do last second prep on a phone before a test - Hack College Survey
    43. 43. students do last second prep on a phone before a test - Hack College Survey
    44. 44. students do last second prep on a phone before a test - Hack College Survey
    45. 45. Quality of Content Strictly LMS 1.2 4.6 Mobile Friendly Built in Bias?
    46. 46. Forge ahead
    47. 47. Make mistakes
    48. 48. Stay calm
    49. 49. There is no road map
    50. 50. • encourage tweeting • provide a hashtag • post tweets relevant to content • retweet relevant student tweets • acknowledge student work*
    51. 51. 44% of its active user base access FB using mobile
    52. 52. • posting class notices • responding to student questions • general topic conversations • providing resources
    53. 53. Ethnography • text • email • camera
    54. 54. Examples of evolving user interfaces (photo journal)
    55. 55. It’s OK to make mistakes, this is not brain surgery (Unless you are actually doing brain surgery)
    56. 56. will Students forgive mistakes, when trying to implement something new. (You will get lots of feedback how to make it better) (Unless you’ve performed brain surgery on said students)
    57. 57. Questions? Comments? twitter: @andrewsmyk andrew@andrewsmyk.com Leveraging mobile to increase student engagement Andrew Smyk HighWeb Ed – Arkansas July 27, 2012
    58. 58. Resources & Credits • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • http://www.flickr.com/photos/21976482@N04/3244983458/sizes/z/in/photostream/ - treasure - Piotr Lewand http://www.flickr.com/photos/cavercaroline/4425551695/sizes/l/in/photostream/ - phone in bed - Caroline Caver http://www.flickr.com/photos/photogirlaz/4524779331/sizes/l/in/photostream/ - sleeping - Photo Girl AZ http://www.flickr.com/photos/hackny/5607484228/ - Lecture Hall – Hack NY http://www.flickr.com/photos/threehundredsixtyfive/3506146606/sizes/l/in/photostream/ - chalkboard - Unique Apple http://www.flickr.com/photos/rosipaw/4328473236/sizes/l/in/photostream/ - cellphones - Rosie Paw http://www.flickr.com/photos/stephenccwu/3403571542/sizes/l/in/photostream/ - student surfing – Stehpen CC Wu http://farm1.static.flickr.com/178/437300414_c9c2c0ef78_b.jpg - payphone keyboard http://www.flickr.com/photos/terrycady/5399344827/sizes/l/in/photostream/ - Stanton Cady - speakers http://www.flickr.com/photos/cubagallery/3986524856/sizes/o/in/photostream/ - Cuba Gallery - old radio http://www.flickr.com/photos/leehaywood/7509715314/sizes/l/in/photostream/ - Lee Haywood - military radio http://www.flickr.com/photos/vincetemplement/3333125657/sizes/z/in/photostream/ - zombie - Vince Templement http://www.flickr.com/photos/christopherw/536546030/sizes/l/in/photostream/ - messy room - Christopher Woods http://www.flickr.com/photos/margolove/2309415588/ - Chalk Board –Margolove http://www.flickr.com/photos/lyza/7382255242/ Trail of Devices – Lyza Danger Cellphones in a Pile - Courtesy Geitan Lee, flickr.com Blackboard Mobile Learning - http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Mobile/Products/Mobile-Learn.aspx Professors With Personal Tweets Get High Credibility Marks Essential Elements of Digital Literacies Cell Internet Use NMC Horizons Technologies Report 2011 Educating for innovation Architecting Usability Properties in the E-Learning Instructional Design Process
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