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A presentation based on Chapter 10 U-Learning? From The World is Open By Curtis J. Bonk

A presentation based on Chapter 10 U-Learning? From The World is Open By Curtis J. Bonk

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    • The idea of mobile learning
    • The tools for mobile learning
    • The mobile learners
    • The global mobile learning landscape
    • The implication and potential of mobile learning
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  • “ Education is the goal, learning is the means. A lot of learning can happen without teaching .” -Nicholas Negroponte, Chairman Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Media Lab View slide
    • Mobile Learning = Ubiquitous learning = Learning on the Go! = “…an exciting form of learning that uses mobile technologies to enhance the learning experience.”
    • u-Learning : The use of technology (mobile techonologies, WiFi Internet access, mobile devices) to learn without reflecting on it .
    • Characteristics of Mobile Learning (among others):
      • Learner-centered
      • Gap-filler materials (not necessarily formal learning materials)
      • Greater learners’ autonomy
      • Young(er)
      • Learning is personalized and customized
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    • Chumby – Fun + mobile internet device; streams newsfeeds, weather reports, short language course
    • iPhone – 3-in-1 mobile device : phone, media player and internet surfing device, represents a convergence of technology
    • Live Scribe – Digital Pen + Digital Notepad + Laptop/PC dock + Internet = Portable Thoughts!
    • Chumby
      • Webcam feeds of lectures?
      • Informational videos?
    • iPhone
      • Quick guides?
      • Dictionary?
    • Live Scribe
      • Sharing of lecture notes?
      • Sharing of lecture audio?
    INTERNET AIDED LEARNING ON-THE-GO, JUST-IN-TIME LEARNING PORTABLE THOUGHTS
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    • 21 st Century Learners = Multitaskers Personified
    • Access is KING
    • Perpetually online
    • Shared online social space
    • I -want-it- NOW !
    • 3.3 billion people have mobile phones, the
    • number will potentially hit 4 billion by 2010
    • In IBM, employees download more than 4.5 million podcasts to keep up-to-date and get cutting edge knowledge.
    • In Korea, more than 90% of households are already connected to cheap, broadband internet
    • We are increasingly relying on digital info, storage and access
    • In Japan
    • Cyber University of Japan
      • Free courses offered via streaming videos, PowerPoint slides, text info, audio files
    • In Korea
    • Portable Multimedia Players
      • Can broadcast TV programmes from the Korean Educational Broadcasting System
    • In Latin America
    • Pocket School
      • Grammar and spelling lessons stored in customised MP3 players
    • In Africa
    • Digital Education Enhancement Project (DEEP)
      • Illustrated e-books installed in handheld devices for rural primary teachers
    • The creation of learning environments where learning is going on 24/7 for anybody seeking it
    • Greater need for digital learning skills or competency
      • Searching/Googling/Identifying authority
      • Networking/Facebooking/Ninging
    • Participation vs Consumption
      • Participation does not necessarily translates to consumption, vice versa (lurkers in the midst?)
    • Addressing collaborative learning
      • Mobile devices are mostly solitary devices – the connection (to the internet) makes it a gateway to collaboration
    • How to effectively chunk information?
      • Bite-size info
      • Still relevant and useful
      • Digestion rate
    • Engaging content
      • Bigger audience – what’s the common lowest denominator?
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