Mobile Learning for the Environment Pilot of an innovative mobile Learning solution Andreas Hörfurter & Gabriele Pätsch co...
Background <ul><li>Need for  technologies to reach a wider audience </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental issues demand public a...
Mobile Learning: Why? Wide outreach: - most available medium in Africa - easy to use (low barrier): even for illiterates -...
Restrictions of Mobile Learning - Diverse phone models in use - wide distribution of old and simple models - high cost for...
Levels of mobile Learning at UNEP <ul><li>Community: People in affected areas, Grassroot level </li></ul><ul><li>Educator/...
mobile Learning at UNEP: Pilot Application <ul><li>First Pilot Project: UNEP in cooperation with common sense and NEMA in ...
mobile Learning at community level <ul><li>Accessible: independant of phone model  and data connection </li></ul><ul><li>s...
An oral storytelling approach for mobile learning <ul><li>Storytelling as an attractive format </li></ul><ul><li>Affective...
An oral storytelling approach for mobile learning The story of Naliaka and Kanini: Call  +254 203 602 600 Or Listen to it ...
mobile Learning at the Educator Level <ul><li>Learning Objectives: Cognitive (Know what) </li></ul><ul><li>independent of ...
Mobile Learning at the Specialist Level <ul><li>Learning objectives: Application of knowledge (Know how) </li></ul><ul><li...
Educator and Specialist Level Pilot Content <ul><li>Waste Management Handbook </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Waste Composter </...
Educator and Specialist Level Pilot Approach <ul><ul><ul><li>Embedding mLearning in Campaigns </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
Thank you! Contact: Andreas Hörfurter & Gabriele Pätsch common sense – eLearning & training consultants a.hoerfurter@commo...
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Presentation of Andreas Hörfurter and Gabriele Pätsch at eLearning Africa about an innovative pilot project of mobile learning for the environment in Kenya.

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  • High acceptance and ownership of the mobile phone  ideal as a condition for learning
  • (Sagen, dass alle Inhalte von lokalen Autoren angefertigt werden, cs. z.B. Workshops gibt - bzw. ganzen Ansatz von common-sense erklaeren?) Einfache Produktion, auch in beliebiger Sprache
  • Available to everybody once you can access the story via phone easy to access and to use situated learning: Learning where you can make use of the knowledge (interactivity) I-Call is not technoloy-driven, but focuses on the learning content itself. The story can stand in the foreground because of the lack of difficult technical challenges for the user narration -&gt; people keep the story better in mind than dry learning content, because it is contextualized and the story links to emotions a topic can be divided into several episodes, so that people can learn in small portions and
  • decisions support the motivation of the audience to listen carefully
  • decisions support the motivation of the audience to listen carefully
  • Telefonnummer anzeigen Soll Quizmoeglichkeit erwaehnt werden? Und Moeglichkeit yum Blended Learning mit I-Call?
  • Mobile Learning for the environment

    1. 1. Mobile Learning for the Environment Pilot of an innovative mobile Learning solution Andreas Hörfurter & Gabriele Pätsch common sense – eLearning & training consultants Ltd.
    2. 2. Background <ul><li>Need for technologies to reach a wider audience </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental issues demand public awareness building and change of attitude </li></ul><ul><li>=> the eLearning portal Mentor shall be extended to include mobile services </li></ul>
    3. 3. Mobile Learning: Why? Wide outreach: - most available medium in Africa - easy to use (low barrier): even for illiterates - easy accessability => any time, any place learning for anybody
    4. 4. Restrictions of Mobile Learning - Diverse phone models in use - wide distribution of old and simple models - high cost for data transmission - restricted bandwidth in many areas - small displays and inconvenient typing
    5. 5. Levels of mobile Learning at UNEP <ul><li>Community: People in affected areas, Grassroot level </li></ul><ul><li>Educator/Multiplicator : Teachers, in-situ organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Specialist Level: Environmental specialists, Ministries, environmental organizations </li></ul>
    6. 6. mobile Learning at UNEP: Pilot Application <ul><li>First Pilot Project: UNEP in cooperation with common sense and NEMA in Kenya </li></ul><ul><li>Pilot Content: Waste Management and Separation in urban households </li></ul>
    7. 7. mobile Learning at community level <ul><li>Accessible: independant of phone model and data connection </li></ul><ul><li>suitable for illiterates </li></ul><ul><li>attractive narrative content </li></ul><ul><li>Relating to traditional learning culture </li></ul>
    8. 8. An oral storytelling approach for mobile learning <ul><li>Storytelling as an attractive format </li></ul><ul><li>Affective learning goals: </li></ul><ul><li>experience of decision consequences </li></ul><ul><li>Change of attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Pilot Content: Waste Separation for urban households The story of Naliaka and Kanini </li></ul>
    9. 9. An oral storytelling approach for mobile learning The story of Naliaka and Kanini: Call +254 203 602 600 Or Listen to it at: www.common-sense.at/i-call
    10. 10. mobile Learning at the Educator Level <ul><li>Learning Objectives: Cognitive (Know what) </li></ul><ul><li>independent of phone model </li></ul><ul><li>moderately interactive content </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile browser based </li></ul><ul><li>quizzes, podcast-downloads, voting... </li></ul>
    11. 11. Mobile Learning at the Specialist Level <ul><li>Learning objectives: Application of knowledge (Know how) </li></ul><ul><li>highly interactive content </li></ul><ul><li>coffee-cup learning (modular, short learning sequences) </li></ul><ul><li>Formats: flash or java based, animations, video, audio, text, quizzes, tests... </li></ul><ul><li>Requirements for phone models in use </li></ul>
    12. 12. Educator and Specialist Level Pilot Content <ul><li>Waste Management Handbook </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Waste Composter </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Waste Recycler </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Waste Transporters </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Waste and Fill </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Incinerator </li></ul></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Educator and Specialist Level Pilot Approach <ul><ul><ul><li>Embedding mLearning in Campaigns </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Integration with other Tools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul></ul></ul>
    14. 14. Thank you! Contact: Andreas Hörfurter & Gabriele Pätsch common sense – eLearning & training consultants a.hoerfurter@common-sense.at; g.paetsch@common-sense.at Listen to the story: Call +254 203 602 600 Or go to: www.common-sense.at/i-call
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