Mobile Technology<br />The Why’s and the Wherefore’s<br />Marianne Giltrud, MSLS <br />July 20, 2010<br />
What is Mobile Technology?<br />Web enabled Smartphone’s<br />Applications designed for smart phone interfaces.<br />Cloud...
The Framework for Mobile Web 2.0 (Kuklinski & Brandt, 2008)<br />Stanford’s Human Computer Interaction<br />Users “always ...
Why Mobile Technology:  Why Now?<br />EDUCAUSE  (Aldrich, 2010)<br />Pew Internet: Mobile Access 2010 (Smith,  2010)<br />
Mobile Learning (Lan, & Sie, 2010) <br />ANOVA Analysis<br />SMS, Email, RSS<br />SMS Timeliness<br />Email Content Richne...
The Catholic University of America Libraries  Mobile Website<br />http://www.lib.cua.edu/m<br />Features and Functionality...
Questions for Discussion<br />Quick survey….How many of you currently have/use smart phones on a regular basis?<br />What ...
Bibliography<br />Aldrich, A. (2010, July). Universities and libraries move to the mobile web. EDUCAUSE QUARTERLY, 33(2), ...
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  • Benchmark comparisons across platforms: I Phones, BlackBerryCloud Computing Software as a Service
  • Overview of the progress of mobile technology and growth of Social Media….The web as a platform …..cell phone as a platformProgress in tags, taxonomy, global networking advance web 2.0Rich user experience.
  • Ubiquitous computing.Likened to a “Swiss Army Knife” .Multi-functionality One tools satisfies information needs.Needs for improvement:Student Centric Apps ID cards, cardinal cash, transcripts, etc.Academic Function: education focused resources, Blackboard, tutorials, etc.Accessibility : Creativity and Synergy: Voice Activated , some hands free, some audio but more creativity for the visually oriented mobile web. Digital Information Literacy parallel development : measured, taught and used? What is the impact on our cognitive thinking and behavioral anchored activities? Wireless internet use 2009-2010 (8%) Access laptop-47%; cell phone-40%; Cell or laptop 59%
  • ANalysis Of Variance between groups: Standard Messaging System, Email, Really Simple Syndication.Improved communication and collaboration.Encourages active learningEnhanced learning and feedback4. Emphasized time on taskAcquire content quicklyProvides more learning opportunities for geographically dispersed groups , i.e. distance learning .
  • Basic content relevant to Library hours, locations, library account, catalog and quick article using EBSCO databases: ASP: American History &amp; Life , ATLA , Avery Index to Architectural periodicals, Literary Reference Center; CINAHL HaPI (Health and Psychosocial Instruments).
  • Benchmark comparisons across platforms: I Phones, BlackBerryCloud Computing Software as a Service
  • Mobile Technology07202010

    1. 1. Mobile Technology<br />The Why’s and the Wherefore’s<br />Marianne Giltrud, MSLS <br />July 20, 2010<br />
    2. 2. What is Mobile Technology?<br />Web enabled Smartphone’s<br />Applications designed for smart phone interfaces.<br />Cloud computing<br />
    3. 3. The Framework for Mobile Web 2.0 (Kuklinski & Brandt, 2008)<br />Stanford’s Human Computer Interaction<br />Users “always on and always in motion.”<br />Mobile Technology Graphic: http://hci.stanford.edu/jbrandt/hugo/infographic/MobileWeb2_English.pdf<br />
    4. 4. Why Mobile Technology: Why Now?<br />EDUCAUSE (Aldrich, 2010)<br />Pew Internet: Mobile Access 2010 (Smith, 2010)<br />
    5. 5. Mobile Learning (Lan, & Sie, 2010) <br />ANOVA Analysis<br />SMS, Email, RSS<br />SMS Timeliness<br />Email Content Richness<br />RSS Accuracy and Adaptability<br />New and Events Feeds:<br />http://www.lib.cua.edu/newsevents/rss-feeds/<br />Findings <br />Improved communication and collaboration.<br />Enhanced learning feedback<br />Encouraged active & Problem Based Learning<br />Emphasized time on task<br />Acquire content quickly <br />Provides more learning opportunities for geographically dispersed groups.<br />
    6. 6. The Catholic University of America Libraries Mobile Website<br />http://www.lib.cua.edu/m<br />Features and Functionality<br />Hours<br />Location<br />Ask a Librarian<br />MyAladin & Catalog<br />Quick Article Search<br />Full Website <br />Quick Article Search <br />Access to EBSCO Databases<br />ASP: American History & Life, ATLA, Avery Index to Architectural periodicals<br />Literary Reference Center<br />CINAHL, HaPl<br />
    7. 7. Questions for Discussion<br />Quick survey….How many of you currently have/use smart phones on a regular basis?<br />What are the advantages to mobile technology? Disadvantages?<br />What impact does this have on<br /> Teaching, Learning and <br /> Scholarship? <br />
    8. 8. Bibliography<br />Aldrich, A. (2010, July). Universities and libraries move to the mobile web. EDUCAUSE QUARTERLY, 33(2), Retrieved from http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Quarterly/EDUCAUSEQuarterlyMagazineVolum/UniversitiesandLibrariesMoveto/206531.<br />Kuklinski, H. , & Brandt, Joel. (2008 , September). Mobile web 2.0. Retrieved from http://hci.stanford.edu/jbrandt/hugo/infographic/MobileWeb2_English.pdf.<br />Lan, Y. , & Sie, Y. . (2010). Using Rss to support mobile learning based on media richness theory . Computers & Education, 55, 723-732. <br />Smith, A. . (2010, July 7). Mobile access 2010. Retrieved from http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2010/Mobile-Access-2010.aspx<br />For further reading<br />Chen, C. . (2010). The Implementation and evaluation of a mobile self-and peer-assessment system. Computers & Education, 55, 229-236.<br /> Katz, J. (2008 ). Handbook of mobile communication studies . Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press.<br />

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