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Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
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Five ways to integrate smartphones into your curriculum

Five ways to integrate smartphones into your curriculum

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  • 1. Unleash the Potential ofSmartphones withProject-basedAssessmentsErik ChristensenGot Smartphone, Tablet, or Laptop?Please have it ready to use!
  • 2. You Cannot Ignore Mobile Devices!• Today the number of mobile devices exceedsglobal population. It is expected to triple inthe next three years!
  • 3. St. Peter’s Square
  • 4. In Middle School• 70 percent use laptops• 66 percent use desktops• 47 percent use smart phones• 25 percent use small tablets• 23 percent use larger tablets• 17 percent use basic e-book readers• 12 percent still use netbooksSource: Pearson StudentMobile Device Survey 2013,published April 2013.
  • 5. In High School• 75 percent use laptops• 65 percent use desktops• 60 percent use smart phones• 19 percent use full-size tablets• 17 percent use small tablets• 16 percent use basic e-book readers• 10 percent use netbooksSource: Pearson StudentMobile Device Survey2013, published April 2013.
  • 6. eMarketer, Aug 2012College Student SmartphoneOwnership
  • 7. • Short multimedia presentation that containssome combination of:– text– images– audio– video• Allows for reflection• The process is as important as the product
  • 8. } TraditionalAssessmentProject-BasedAssessmentTraditional Bloom’sTaxonomy Pyramid
  • 9. Samantha PenneyBloom’s DigitalTaxomomy Pyramid
  • 10. Inspiration for this Presentationhttp://bit.ly/UUzglj
  • 11. Project-based Assessment• Students are happy– Get to use their Smartphone for class– See relevance for what they are learning– Empowered to demonstrate creativity• Instructor is happy– Students are more engaged in the material– MUCH more enjoyable to grade– Develops an inventory of reusable objects
  • 12. In My Classes• General Physics– Term Project– Extra Credit• Astronomy– Extra Credit• FYE Seminar– Final ExamStudents can choose which project typebest matches their learning style.
  • 13. •Infographic•PhotoVoice•Five-Photo Story•One-Minute Video•Three-Minute Podcast
  • 14. •Infographic•PhotoVoice•Five-Photo Story•One-Minute Video•Three-Minute Podcast
  • 15. • Infographic = Information Graphic• A graphic visual representation ofinformation, data, or knowledge thatpresents complex informationquickly and clearly• They are everywhere!What is an Infographic?
  • 16. Types of Infographics• Statistical – Numerical data and statisticscompared to each other• Timeline – Data and statistics compared to aperiod of time• Process – Data and statistics compared toa workflow• Location – Data and statistics compared togeographyOften use a combination of these
  • 17. Core Elements of an Infographic• Visual– Color coding– Graphics– Reference icons• Content– Time frames– Statistics– References• Knowledge– Facts– Deductions
  • 18. Source: Pearson StudentMobile Device Survey 2013,published April 2013.
  • 19. Source: Pearson StudentMobile Device Survey 2013,published April 2013.
  • 20. What’s Neededoror
  • 21. My Assignment• Pick a topic from the chapter (textbook) andillustrate it with an infographic.• Write a 500-word essay discussing the issueyou selected and what you learnedconstructing this infographic.My Assignment
  • 22. Useful References• Five Incredible Tools to Create Infographics• I Came, I Saw, I Learned… PowerPoint: Create anInfographic• Easelly• Piktochart• Infogram• Creately• Visual.ly
  • 23. •Infographic•PhotoVoice•Five-Photo Story•One-Minute Video•Three-Minute Podcast
  • 24. What is a PhotoVoice?Picture + Paragraph
  • 25. Participatory PhotographyA methodology for marginalized communitymembers share their words and photographs asa way to reach decision-makers and implementpositive change in their home communities.Historically used as a tool for social activism
  • 26. • Our Vision: a world in which no one isdenied the opportunity to speak out and beheard.• Our Mission is to build skills withindisadvantaged and marginalized communitiesusing innovative participatory photography anddigital storytelling methods to achieve positivesocial change.www.photovoice.org
  • 27. What’s Neededoror
  • 28. PhotoVoice = Picture + Paragraph• Take a picture of something that is part ofyour everyday life that relates to the chapterwe are studying.• Write a one paragraph caption explaining theconcept.• Post one slide with the photo and paragraphon the class online discussion board.My Assignment
  • 29. Examples
  • 30. Useful References• Slideshare• Picasa• Flash Slideshow Maker• Sound Slides• YouTube• Flickr
  • 31. •Infographic•PhotoVoice•Five-Photo Story•One-Minute Video•Three-Minute Podcast
  • 32. What is a Five-Photo Story?
  • 33. Tell a story in 5 frames(Visual story telling)• Creating and tell a story through visual means(five photos) with only a title to help guide theinterpretation.• Creating a story in five frames is not easy.• Very easy to create a flickr set
  • 34. What’s Neededor
  • 35. My Assignment• Using just five photos, illustrate a commonissue related to first-year students. Notext, other than a title is allowed. Post to aFlickr set.• Write a 500-word essay discussing the issueselected and why you chose each photo.My Assignment
  • 36. CLEAR YOUR MIND, FOCUS,FORGET YOUR PROBLEMS,AND NOTHING WILL STAND INYOUR WAY
  • 37. http://forum.baby-gaga.com/about858688.htmlhttp://faculty.stcc.edu/nash/A+%20for%20tutor%20page.jpghttp://www.hoffmaneducation.com/sat/applying-for-sat-and-act-testing-accommodations-part-1/http://www.hercampus.com/life/academics/hardest-college-classes-countryWorksCited
  • 38. Useful References• Story in Five Photos• Tell a Story in Five Frames• Flickr Help with Sets and Collections
  • 39. •Infographic•PhotoVoice•Five-Photo Story•One-Minute Video•Three-Minute Podcast
  • 40. • Very short video covering one topic• Easiest to just post to YouTube or VimeoWhat is a One-Minute Video?
  • 41. • The One Minutes (TOM) is a brand name formoving images that last exactly one minute.• The One Minutes, launched in 1998 in theNetherlands, has developed into a global networkwith makers from 100 countries and an archive of10,000 video works that are shown internationallyon many podia.http://www.theoneminutes.org/
  • 42. 1 Minute Vimeo Project Group• This project aims to study the forgotten momentsand times in life that we often pass by withoutacknowledging.• The rules:• Video must be exactly one minute long• No camera movement (no panning, tilting, etc)• No editing whatsoever• Use original sound• Tag with 1 minute‘• Have fun!http://vimeo.com/groups/1minute
  • 43. What’s Needed
  • 44. My Assignment• Create a one-minute video covering oneaspect of this course (or chapter) that youfound most interesting. Your goal is to teachthat topic in one minute!• Write a 500-word essay explaining theconcept, your video, and how you plan to usethis concept in the future.
  • 45. Procrastinationhttp://youtu.be/g9KrIiSzSG8
  • 46. Useful Resources• YouTube• Vimeo
  • 47. •Infographic•PhotoVoice•Five-Photo Story•One-Minute Video•Three-Minute Podcast
  • 48. What is aThree-Minute Podcast?• Podcast = iPod + broadcast• Can play on any computer or MP3 Player• Impose a three-minute limit
  • 49. What’s Needed
  • 50. http://n.pr/ZG2ilO
  • 51. How I use audio and videoHow to get to my office video What’s due this week audiohttp://bit.ly/16pbxMqhttp://youtu.be/QUrJ5bPK1rQ
  • 52. My Assignment• Create a three-minute podcast covering oneaspect of this course (or chapter) that youfound most interesting. Your goal is to teachthat topic in three minutes!• Write a 500-word essay explaining theconcept, your podcast, and how you plan touse this concept in the future.
  • 53. Useful Resources• Audioboo• Audacity
  • 54. Project-based Assessment Options•Replace an exam•Augment an exam•Project Assignment•Extra Credit
  • 55. Dont limit a child to your ownlearning, for he was born inanother time.- Rabindranath Tagore
  • 56. Erik ChristensenSouth Florida State Collegeerik.christensen@southflorida.edu863.784.7363Thank You!

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