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