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  • 1. Hands-on with Web 2.0 Toolsand Mobile DevicesLin Muilenburg, Ph.D.St. Mary’s College of Maryland
  • 2. Cell Phones + One ComputerWith one classroom computer to share collaborativeresults, there are endless collaborative activities youcan develop using:
  • 3. 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!
  • 4. Texting… using short message service (SMS) isa great way to engage learners!
  • 5. 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!
  • 6. Polling – like clickers, but free!We will be using 50 alternatives using
  • 7. Group Mail… send a mass message to a group using services like SendGMLearners can choose their preferred medium: text, email, or voice mail
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. Remind 101 App
  • 10. How can you use it?
  • 11. PIX… sending pictures viamultimedia message service (MMS)
  • 12. Take out your cell phonesTake a picture of a classmate texting on their cellphone.Send the picture via MMS or emailText a short caption in the subject line such as “Marytexting”SEND your PIX
  • 13. See the results at:
  • 14. How can you use it?
  • 15. FLIX… sending videos viamultimedia message service (MMS)
  • 16. 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 can see the uploaded videos at my Flickr accountNote: Find online video editing tools at .
  • 17. How can you use it?
  • 18. Phone Conferencing… record conferences for later analysis;post audio files to your blog or website
  • 19. Cell Phone ConferencingUse a conference hosting website such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
  • 20. 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?
  • 21. How can you use it?
  • 22. Phonecasts and Phlogs… stream live to the web or make recordings from your cellphone and post to your blog
  • 23. Using iPadio to recordSet up an account at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
  • 24. See the results at:
  • 25. How can you use it?
  • 26. QR Codes… a 2-dimensional barcode(mostly) for Smart Phones
  • 27. QR Code in Wired Magazine
  • 28. QR Code Sign
  • 29. QR Code Signhttp://www.mobiadnews.comThis QR Codelinks toproductioninformation forthese kumquatsincluding use offertilizers,nutritioninformation, andinformationabout thefarmers.
  • 30. Create your own QR CodeUse the QR Code generator atYour QR Code can— Link to a URL Contain text Contain a phone number Send an SMS And lots more!
  • 31. How can you use it?
  • 32. What mLearning lesson doyou want to create?!