John Hamerlinck<br />
Agenda<br />Why mobile?<br />Some available options<br />Ideas & more ideas<br />
Numbers<br />97<br />% of U.S. college students own a cell phone www.campustechnology.com/articles/57155<br />80<br />% of...
I’d rather text.<br />http://www.onlineitdegree.com/cell-phone-usage/<br />
You might use text messaging to. . .<br />Collect data<br />Advocacy<br />Create Web content<br />Push people to a website...
imagine<br />adapt<br />create<br />some basics<br />
Let’s start with the familiar<br />
Don’t have a smartphone?<br />http://www.google.com/intl/en_us/mobile/sms/<br />
http://www.google.com/mobile/docs/<br />
http://www.google.com/mobile/goggles/#text<br />
A mashup is a webpage or application that integrates complementary elements from two or more sources.<br />Image: http://t...
Google Maps Mania<br />http://googlemapsmania.blogspot.com/<br />http://www.programmableweb.com/howto<br />API<br />(Appli...
http://code.google.com/apis/maps/index.html<br />
www.walkscore.com<br />
http://www.seeclickfix.com<br />
www.citysourced.com<br />
www.layar.com<br />
data collection<br />
Data Collection<br />What data is to be collected?<br />How will the system fit best with the work flow of data capturers?...
Data Collection<br />www.rapidsms.org<br />Text message framework that manages data collection using basic mobile phones<b...
Data Collection<br />www.scanr.com<br />
assessment & evaluation<br />
Photo Essays<br />time sequences   |   locations   |   ideas   |   events<br />Useful Resource:<br />“10 tips to craft a p...
Key Informant Interviews<br />video or audio<br />first person voice<br />document process & outcomes<br />- comfort of in...
Use social networks privately for reflection and formative evaluation.<br />
www.storify.com<br />
www.storify.com<br />
Citizen Journalism<br />http://megafone.net <br />
fundraising<br />
Mobile Fundraising<br />image: benedikt koehler | http://blog.metaroll.com<br />image: benedikt koehler | http://blog.meta...
www.chipin.com<br />www.facebook.com/causes<br />FOR REGISTERED NONPROFITS<br />
Mobile Fundraising: Text-to-Give<br />http://www.mgive.com<br />1 yr. contract, packages start at $199/month, plus a fee o...
Mobile Fundraising: Text-to-Pledge<br />Vendor Examples<br />http://textgiving.com/http://www.texttopledge.com/texttopledg...
more innovative mobile use<br />
www.waterforpeople.org<br />
mHealth<br />http://www.slideshare.net/PSFK/psfk-presents-future-of-health<br />
mHealth<br />www.text4baby.org<br />
Crowdsourcing/Communitysourcing<br />http://crowdmap.com<br />
QR Codes<br />Geo-Historian Project, Kent State University<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EsPRpQfHYOY<br />
Projector Phones<br />Advocacy<br />Information Sharing<br />Research<br />Sharp SH-05C<br />Samsung Anycall<br />CECT N70...
adapting and creating socially responsible<br />mobile phone apps<br />
Does a smartphone app already exist?<br />www.goodguide.com<br />www.sparked.com<br />(formerly “The Extraordinaries)<br /...
Developing Your Own Smartphone Apps<br />Ask someone.<br />
DYI<br />http://www.readwriteweb.com/mobile/2010/12/30-plus-tools-for-building-your-own-mobile-app.php<br />Google App Inv...
John Hamerlinck<br />john@mncampuscompact.org<br />320-308-4271<br />Web<br />www.mncampuscompact.org<br />Blogs<br />http...
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Mobile phones for civic engagement

  1. 1. John Hamerlinck<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Why mobile?<br />Some available options<br />Ideas & more ideas<br />
  3. 3. Numbers<br />97<br />% of U.S. college students own a cell phone www.campustechnology.com/articles/57155<br />80<br />% of phones that will integrate GPS by the end of 2011 www.isuppli.com<br />% of people across all age groups who believe that they will get a quicker response from a text than from an email or voice message www.cellsigns.com<br />38<br />% of people who access the Internet via mobile phone www.pewinternet.org<br />Photo By Giana Milazzo, http://my.hsj.org/<br />
  4. 4. I’d rather text.<br />http://www.onlineitdegree.com/cell-phone-usage/<br />
  5. 5. You might use text messaging to. . .<br />Collect data<br />Advocacy<br />Create Web content<br />Push people to a website<br />Crowdsource<br />Raise Money<br />www.broadtexter.com<br />http://twitter.com<br />
  6. 6. imagine<br />adapt<br />create<br />some basics<br />
  7. 7. Let’s start with the familiar<br />
  8. 8. Don’t have a smartphone?<br />http://www.google.com/intl/en_us/mobile/sms/<br />
  9. 9. http://www.google.com/mobile/docs/<br />
  10. 10. http://www.google.com/mobile/goggles/#text<br />
  11. 11. A mashup is a webpage or application that integrates complementary elements from two or more sources.<br />Image: http://thehalfpat.com<br />
  12. 12. Google Maps Mania<br />http://googlemapsmania.blogspot.com/<br />http://www.programmableweb.com/howto<br />API<br />(Application Program Interface) <br />How can my program talk to your program?<br />
  13. 13. http://code.google.com/apis/maps/index.html<br />
  14. 14.
  15. 15.
  16. 16. www.walkscore.com<br />
  17. 17.
  18. 18. http://www.seeclickfix.com<br />
  19. 19. www.citysourced.com<br />
  20. 20. www.layar.com<br />
  21. 21. data collection<br />
  22. 22. Data Collection<br />What data is to be collected?<br />How will the system fit best with the work flow of data capturers?<br />How will the data be analyzed?<br />How will the data collection process be managed?<br />Mobile Phones for Data Collection<br />http://mobileactive.org/howtos/mobile-phones-data-collection<br />
  23. 23. Data Collection<br />www.rapidsms.org<br />Text message framework that manages data collection using basic mobile phones<br />Can present information on the Internet as soon as it is received<br />Not constrained to any particular kind of mobile device<br />End users don’t need to install any software on their phone<br />Free, but requires a little technical knowledge to set up<br />
  24. 24. Data Collection<br />www.scanr.com<br />
  25. 25. assessment & evaluation<br />
  26. 26.
  27. 27. Photo Essays<br />time sequences | locations | ideas | events<br />Useful Resource:<br />“10 tips to craft a photo essay” by Leonard Goh<br />http://asia.cnet.com/digitalliving/tips/0,3800004921,62053636,00.htm <br />
  28. 28. Key Informant Interviews<br />video or audio<br />first person voice<br />document process & outcomes<br />- comfort of interviewee<br />- be sincere<br />- be conversational<br />- open-ended questions<br />- listen (The phone just records; it doesn’t listen.)<br />
  29. 29. Use social networks privately for reflection and formative evaluation.<br />
  30. 30. www.storify.com<br />
  31. 31. www.storify.com<br />
  32. 32. Citizen Journalism<br />http://megafone.net <br />
  33. 33. fundraising<br />
  34. 34. Mobile Fundraising<br />image: benedikt koehler | http://blog.metaroll.com<br />image: benedikt koehler | http://blog.metaroll.com<br />
  35. 35. www.chipin.com<br />www.facebook.com/causes<br />FOR REGISTERED NONPROFITS<br />
  36. 36. Mobile Fundraising: Text-to-Give<br />http://www.mgive.com<br />1 yr. contract, packages start at $199/month, plus a fee of .35 cents + 3.5% per text message gift<br />A beginner’s guide to mobile fundraising <br />http://www.socialbrite.org/2010/09/24/a-beginners-guide-to-mobile-fundraising/<br />
  37. 37. Mobile Fundraising: Text-to-Pledge<br />Vendor Examples<br />http://textgiving.com/http://www.texttopledge.com/texttopledge/home/<br />
  38. 38. more innovative mobile use<br />
  39. 39. www.waterforpeople.org<br />
  40. 40. mHealth<br />http://www.slideshare.net/PSFK/psfk-presents-future-of-health<br />
  41. 41. mHealth<br />www.text4baby.org<br />
  42. 42. Crowdsourcing/Communitysourcing<br />http://crowdmap.com<br />
  43. 43. QR Codes<br />Geo-Historian Project, Kent State University<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EsPRpQfHYOY<br />
  44. 44. Projector Phones<br />Advocacy<br />Information Sharing<br />Research<br />Sharp SH-05C<br />Samsung Anycall<br />CECT N70 Triband<br />
  45. 45. adapting and creating socially responsible<br />mobile phone apps<br />
  46. 46. Does a smartphone app already exist?<br />www.goodguide.com<br />www.sparked.com<br />(formerly “The Extraordinaries)<br />http://catalista.net<br />
  47. 47. Developing Your Own Smartphone Apps<br />Ask someone.<br />
  48. 48. DYI<br />http://www.readwriteweb.com/mobile/2010/12/30-plus-tools-for-building-your-own-mobile-app.php<br />Google App Inventor for Android<br />http://appinventor.googlelabs.com/learn/gettingstarted.html<br />
  49. 49. John Hamerlinck<br />john@mncampuscompact.org<br />320-308-4271<br />Web<br />www.mncampuscompact.org<br />Blogs<br />http://mncompact.wordpress.com<br />http://cdce.wordpress.com<br />Twitter<br />http://twitter.com/mncompact<br />Facebook<br />www.facebook.com/mncampuscompact<br />YouTube<br />www.youtube.com/user/MNCompact<br />Thank you for your time.<br />

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