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 experienceFocus on collaborative learningGive 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 firstname.lastname@example.orgI can send all of you a text message using Remind 101.https://www.remind101.com/classes/245275/messages
PIX… sending pictures viamultimedia message service (MMS)
Take out your cell phonesTake a picture of a classmate texting on their cellphone.Send the picture via MMS or email to:email@example.comText a short caption in the subject line such as “Marytexting”SEND your PIX
See the results at:http://mlearningmorethantalk.blogspot.com/
FLIX… sending videos viamultimedia message service (MMS)
Take out your cell phonesShoot a video of a neighbor answering the interviewquestion: “What is your favorite music genre?”Send the video via MMS or email to:firstname.lastname@example.orgWe can see the uploaded videos at my Flickr accountNote: Find online video editing tools athttp://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/Video+Tools .
Phone Conferencing… record conferences for later analysis;post audio files to your blog or website
Cell Phone ConferencingUse a conference hosting website such aswww.FreeConferencePro.comSet up an account in advanceProvide users with the phone number, writtendirections, and time to call inProvide specific discussion guidelinesRun a practice session to get the sillies out
Cell Phone ConferencingIf you plan to use your recordings in class, be sure toallow time for the files to become available on thewebsiteSample 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?
Phonecasts and Phlogs… stream live to the web or make recordings from your cellphone and post to your blog
Using iPadio to recordSet up an account at www.ipadio.comCall the ipadio phone number 1-866-488-3946Enter your pin when prompted then speakYou are streaming live to the internetYou can play the recording from the website, downloadthe MP3, or embed it in your blogGeotag your recordings on Google Maps
See the results at:http://mlearningmorethantalk.blogspot.com/2010/02/phlogging-with-ipadio.html