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Jen ICP-Mobile Learning


This is a presentation for my ED 5670 class. It is on the future of mobile leanring and using PDAs in literacy instruction.

This is a presentation for my ED 5670 class. It is on the future of mobile leanring and using PDAs in literacy instruction.

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  • 1. The Future of Mobile Learning ED 5670 By: Jennifer Rumore
  • 2. P.D.A.(No, It’s Not Public Display of Affection!)
  • 3. What is Mobile Learning?
    • Quick Video
    • Using PDAs (Palm Pilot, Apple Newton), Web-Enabled Phones, SmartPhones, Blackberrys and iPods in the classroom
  • 4. The Future of M-Learning
    • Temporary Trend?
    • Fun-Driven Edutainment Opportunity?
    • Mass-Market?
    • Fundamental Component of Lifelong Learning?
  • 5. Promoting Active Learning
    • Spontaneity
    • Immediacy
    • Interactivity
    • Self-Evaluation
  • 6. Strengthen Learner Involvement
    • Just in time information
    • Ownership of learning
    • Mentor/Tutor Support
  • 7. Empowering Learners
    • Motivation
    • Control
    • Portability
    • Recording Achievement
  • 8. Enhancing the Learning Experience
    • Informal Learning
    • Portability
    • Accessibility
    • Context Awareness
  • 9. Some People Think M-Learning…
    • Is harmful to students’ grammatical development
    • Is impersonal learning
    • Requires high self-discipline
    • Has too many technological and software problems
    • Is not convenient because battery life of PDAs
  • 10. Teachers, Consider This
    • Vary Content & Interactivity
    • Information should remain your focus
    • Grab your students’ attention
    • Use M-Learning with PDAs to SUPPLEMENT instruction
  • 11. How can this help Teaching Literacy?
    • Handwriting programs on touch sensitive screens
    • Story Writing and Sharing Programs
    • Enthusiasm for technology helps keep interest in other topics
  • 12. Reading and Writing with PDAs
    • Students can “see” setting
    • Students can explore responses to sounds and images
    • Some quotes from students using PDAs
    • How did using a PDA for literacy help your learning?
    • It helped us by the sounds which help our imagination and by the pictures to see what it is like.
    • Charlotte
    • Using a PDA for literacy helps me learn because I am discovering some new experiences.
    • Amy
  • 13. A Short Quiz-Give at least 2 examples of each!
    • How M-Learning enhances learning experiences
    • 1)
    • 2)
    • 3)
    • How M-Learning promotes active learning
    • 1)
    • 2)
    • 3)
  • 14. How Did You Do?
    • How M-Learning enhances learning experiences
    • 1)Portability
    • 2)Informal Learning
    • 3)Accessibility
    • 4) Context Awareness
    • How M-Learning promotes active learning
    • 1)Spontaneity
    • 2)Interactivity
    • 3)Immediacy
    • 4)Self-Evaluation
  • 15. Oh, The Possibilities!
    • “ By age 21, the average of digital natives will have spent over 10,000 hours on cell phones. More than 1.5 billion mobile phones are used in the world today, with a half a billion new ones sold every year. This is more than three times the number of personal computers (PCs), and today’s most sophisticated cell phones have the computing power of a mid-1990’s PC.”
    • Dr. Steve Yuen
  • 16. Works Cited
    • (2008). Mobile learning. Retrieved July 29, 2008, from YouTube Web site:
    • Crew,T.B., & Keane, L.B. (2006). Moving out of the classroom: using PDAs and tablet PCs in teaching and learning. University of S.C..
    • Stone, John The practitioner's perspective. Retrieved July 29, 2008, from JISC Web site:
    • Yuen, S (2008). Tech learning. Retrieved July 29, 2008, from Tech learning blog Web site: