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    • Hands-on with Web 2.0 Toolsand Mobile DevicesLin Muilenburg, Ph.D.St. Mary’s College of Maryland
    • Cell Phones + One ComputerWith one classroom computer to share collaborativeresults, there are endless collaborative activities youcan develop using:
    • This presentation will…Be a hands-on experienceFocus on collaborative learningGive you an opportunity to discuss how the technologiescould be applied to any content or age level…Let’s begin!
    • Texting… using short message service (SMS) isa great way to engage learners!
    • Educational Uses of Cell PhonesGoogle = text to 466453. Use proper textqueries. Get a text replyChaCha = text to 242242. Text a question. Geta text reply. Voice your question to 1-800-2-chacha and get a text reply!
    • Polling – like clickers, but free!We will be using http://www.polleverywhere.com/Find 50 alternatives using similarsitesearch.com:http://www.similarsitesearch.com/s.php?URL=polleverywhere.com
    • Group Mail… send a mass message to a group using services like SendGMLearners can choose their preferred medium: text, email, or voice mail
    • Take out your cell phonesSubscribe to my Remind 101 account via SMSText @mat13 to (720) 924-4813-OR-Send blank email to mat13@remind101.comI can send all of you a text message using Remind 101.https://www.remind101.com/classes/245275/messages
    • Remind 101 App
    • How can you use it?
    • PIX… sending pictures viamultimedia message service (MMS)
    • Take out your cell phonesTake a picture of a classmate texting on their cellphone.Send the picture via MMS or email to:lymuilenburg.mlearning@blogger.comText a short caption in the subject line such as “Marytexting”SEND your PIX
    • See the results at:http://mlearningmorethantalk.blogspot.com/
    • How can you use it?
    • FLIX… sending videos viamultimedia message service (MMS)
    • Take out your cell phonesShoot a video of a neighbor answering the interviewquestion: “What is your favorite music genre?”Send the video via MMS or email to:play66boys@photos.flickr.comWe can see the uploaded videos at my Flickr accountNote: Find online video editing tools athttp://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/Video+Tools .
    • How can you use it?
    • Phone Conferencing… record conferences for later analysis;post audio files to your blog or website
    • Cell Phone ConferencingUse a conference hosting website such aswww.FreeConferencePro.comSet up an account in advanceProvide users with the phone number, writtendirections, and time to call inProvide specific discussion guidelinesRun a practice session to get the sillies out
    • Cell Phone ConferencingIf you plan to use your recordings in class, be sure toallow time for the files to become available on thewebsiteSample Discussion Question: “Are you for or against theuse of cell phones for education in the K12 classroomand WHY?”What kinds of uses can you dream up for conferencing?
    • How can you use it?
    • Phonecasts and Phlogs… stream live to the web or make recordings from your cellphone and post to your blog
    • Using iPadio to recordSet up an account at www.ipadio.comCall the ipadio phone number 1-866-488-3946Enter your pin when prompted then speakYou are streaming live to the internetYou can play the recording from the website, downloadthe MP3, or embed it in your blogGeotag your recordings on Google Maps
    • See the results at:http://mlearningmorethantalk.blogspot.com/2010/02/phlogging-with-ipadio.html
    • How can you use it?
    • QR Codes… a 2-dimensional barcode(mostly) for Smart Phones
    • QR Code in Wired Magazinehttp://2d-code.co.uk/
    • QR Code Signhttp://www.mobiadnews.com
    • QR Code Signhttp://www.mobiadnews.comThis QR Codelinks toproductioninformation forthese kumquatsincluding use offertilizers,nutritioninformation, andinformationabout thefarmers.
    • Create your own QR CodeUse the QR Code generator athttp://www.qrstuff.com/.Your QR Code can— Link to a URL Contain text Contain a phone number Send an SMS And lots more!
    • How can you use it?
    • What mLearning lesson doyou want to create?!