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Joining things up with SMS
Joining things up with SMS
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Joining things up with SMS
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Joining things up with SMS
Joining things up with SMS
Joining things up with SMS
Joining things up with SMS
Joining things up with SMS
Joining things up with SMS
Joining things up with SMS
Joining things up with SMS
Joining things up with SMS
Joining things up with SMS
Joining things up with SMS
Joining things up with SMS
Joining things up with SMS
Joining things up with SMS
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    • 1. Joining things up with SMS University of Wolverhampton , 24th March 2009 Geraldine Jones e-Learning Officer University of Bath eatbath-present URL
    • 2. <ul><li>Consider the student view </li></ul><ul><li>Share our experiences of using SMS for learning and administration </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss future plans and possibilities </li></ul>aims
    • 3. how do students already use SMS communication? Social interactions typically move across a variety of media - face to face meetings, voice calls, SMS and IM chat. SMS links to other opportunities for interaction. <ul><li>What they think about text communication. </li></ul><ul><li>always on - in your pocket – simple - personal </li></ul><ul><li> character limit – difficult to organise - cost </li></ul>
    • 4. what do students think about using SMS for learning? <ul><li>Surveyed 600 UG students 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Response rate ~ 50% </li></ul><ul><li>Male (44%) Female (56%) </li></ul><ul><li>98% 17-25yrs </li></ul>www.flickr.com/photos/63126465@N00/208778609
    • 5. results - 1 <ul><li>How useful do you think it would be to use your mobile phone for learning through… </li></ul>
    • 6. <ul><li>How often would you like to receive SMS for study purposes? </li></ul>results - 2 How often would you like to send SMS for study purposes? (per week)
    • 7. part 2 – how are we using SMS for learning? http://www.flickr.com/photos/80682954@N00/2165873106
    • 8. over to you … How is the person next to you using SMS in Teaching, Learning and Administration? Or how do they think they might use it? Tag responses: q1 07624 804921
    • 9. your experiences <ul><li>Using a simple framework discuss how you can join up admin or learning conversations with SMS </li></ul><ul><li>Capture your ideas </li></ul>www.flickr.com/photos/53869907@N00/440862012
    • 10. clustering your thoughts EduTxt (SMS) only EduTxt (SMS) with other tools e-Admin e-Learning Q1 how are you using / planning to use SMS in T, L &amp; Admin
    • 11. framework for analysis EduTxt (SMS) only EduTxt (SMS) with other tools e-Admin e-Learning Capturing free text in word clouds -------- Hook into discussion boards Sign up for news alerts using QR codes
    • 12. face to face teaching Once a Week Post session activities Pre session activities SMS joining up face to face and VLE learning Texts to students Texts from students Texts to students
    • 13. what we said…… Hi Sam. Pls complte yr reflection&amp;action plans 4 time mangmnt (act 7.2, 7.3) Plse post yr top 5 tips for TM to the top tips list. Gabriele. Hi Tom, pls lk at &amp; comment on the reading improvement video – Moodle (Act 4.1) Pls txt in wht u hve learned from the video b4 session. Gabriele
    • 14. what they said….. ED At uni i need 2 self motivate myself 2 gain broader learnin + self thought. I wil use tutors + readin + discussion 2 help me achieve this in the best way. ( response to an article ) ED metacognition is an awareness of process of learning.consists of developin plan of action,maintainin monitorin of plan and evaluatin plan (self reflection) ( in response to a request for a definition )
    • 15. word clouds - aggregating responses
    • 16. for more information please see… Supporting and Enhancing Undergraduate Learning with m-learning tools: an exploration and analysis of the potential of Mobile Phones and SMS (Jones, Edwards &amp; Reid 2008) http://www.networkedlearningconference.org.uk/past/nlc2008/abstracts/PDFs/Jones_162-170.pdf URL
    • 17. summary…. Question in Lecture or via SMS EduTxt Collect &amp; print excel report TagCrowd or Wordle Remove columns, filter out using stoplist Discuss outcomes Student response via SMS
    • 18. Let’s try How do you share web resources? E-mail, shared document, wiki, blog, bookmark software … Tag responses: q2 07624 804921
    • 19. Outcomes <ul><li>Straight forward to use, if a little time consuming </li></ul><ul><li>Use on important questions, high cost compared to other face to face approaches </li></ul>
    • 20. e-admin – sign up news alerts <ul><li>why SMS? </li></ul><ul><li>why QR Codes? </li></ul>
    • 21. the workflow Flyer, Website, Poster QR Code SMS Text: go-news to … EduTxt Sort into group using keyword. Auto Response with unsubscribe rule: stop-news Monthly SMS includes link to web report using go.bath.ac.uk
    • 22. part 3 – future plans www.flickr.com/photos/14516334@N00/316350537
    • 23. joining up SMS(Edutxt) and twitter <ul><li>why SMS? </li></ul><ul><li>why twitter? </li></ul><ul><li>why QR Codes? </li></ul>E-admin: efficient news and information distribution E-learning: perpetuating and summarising learning conversations
    • 24. SMS (EduTxT) eatBath Twitter e-learning Web Site Person A Person B Person C Moodle Courses Person D SMS update RSS updates SMS push via subscription Follow eatbath e-admin
    • 25. for more information URL http:// blogs.bath.ac.uk/qrcode about QR codes about SMS projects http:// blogs.bath.ac.uk/sms / URL
    • 26. thank you &amp; questions - 07624 804921 Geraldine Jones [email_address] eatbath-present Feedback for me … what did you like, what should I stop doing, and how might I improve this session? Tag responses: EDUTXT

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