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    Mlearning: What is it? What's it look like? Mlearning: What is it? What's it look like? Presentation Transcript

    • Mobile learning: What is it?What’s it look like? How’s it done?
      Midsouth Technology Conference | December 8, 2010
      Michael M. Grant 2010
      Some images from Lisa Buser at http://www.memphisparent.com/2010/09/pint-sized-learners-have-the-touch/
    • Monte Tatom
      Freed-Hardeman University
      @drmmtatom
      Kyle Menchhofer
      St. Mary’s Schools, Ohio
      @KMench
      Michael M. Grant
      The University of Memphis
      @michaelmgrant
    • Tweeting?
      Please use #MSTC2010
      @michaelmgrant @drmmtatom@KMench
    • http://bit.ly/mobilewhatisit
      Download the slides & resources from here.
    • What is mobile learning?
      The intersection of mobile computing and e-learning: accessible resources wherever you are, strong search capabilities, rich interaction, powerful support for effective learning, and performance-based assessment. eLearning independent of location in time or space.(Quinn, 2000, para. 5)
    • The “exploitation of ubiquitous handheld hardware, wireless networking and mobile telephony to enhance and extend the reach of teaching and learning.”(Mobile Learning Network [MoLeNet], 2009)
    • “Any form of learning that happens when mediated through a mobile device.”(Herrington et al., 2009)
    • Mobile learning is more than just learning delivered and supported by handheld and mobile technologies. It is learning that is both formal and informal, context aware, and authentic for the learner.(Traxler, 2005, 2007, 2010)
    • vs.
      http://bit.ly/hf6qTd
    • (So, 2010)
      Distance Learning
      eLearning
      mLearning
    • (So, 2010)
      Distance Learning
      eLearning
      mLearning
    • Monte TatomFreed-Hardeman University
      Case study in mobile learning?
    • Kyle MenchhoferSt. Mary’s Schools, Ohio
      Case study in mobile learning?
    • Michael M. GrantThe University of Memphis
      Case study in mobile learning?
    • A pilot invitation
      with iPod Touch, iPhone & Adobe AIR desktop app
      at The University of Memphis
    • The mobile app/unit

    • I liked it better than I thought I would. I was able to walk around with it and read more easily than with a book. But, I had to keep touching the screen to keep it lit because I was taking notes while I was reading.
      Also, the font was small which was o.k., but I was wondering how someone with trouble seeing would adjust because the size couldn't figure out how or if the size could be adjusted like it can be on some other apps. I also, like the idea of it from a conservation stand point- less paper and waste.


    • The text was small and could not be made larger by turning the device or tapping (which enlarges the image in some apps), but I could still read it ok.


    • I really like the concept of this application. My husband has an i-Touch, so I was able to download the app. easily. However, we do not have Wi-Fi access on it, so I had to drive down the road a little to download the cards. After that I was able to take it to the ballgame and study.


    • I was not able to gain access to an Ipod …. My experience with the desktop application was great. I had no problems downloading the applications or with maneuvering through the material. I liked the idea that I could quickly move from section to section without a lot of lag time waiting for it to load.

    • Image from http://www.flickr.com/photos/zetson/3758193625/
      Unexpectations
    • Thank you. Questions?
      Michael M. Grant
      The University of Memphis
      @michaelmgrant
      Monte Tatom
      Freed-Hardeman University
      @drmmtatom
      Kyle Menchhofer
      St. Mary’s Schools, Ohio
      @KMench
    • http://bit.ly/mobilewhatisit
      Download the slides & resources from here.
      @michaelmgrant @drmmtatom @KMench
    • References & Acknowledgements
      Grant, M. M., & Cheon, J.-p. (2007). The value of using synchronous conferencing for instruction and students. Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 6(3). Available at http://www.ncolr.org/jiol/issues/viewarticle.cfm?volID=6&IssueID=21&Ar ticleID=109.
      Herrington, J., Herrington, A., Mantei, J., Olney, I. & Ferry, B. (2009). Using mobile technologies to develop new ways of teaching and learning, in J. Herrington, A. Herrington, J. Mantei, I. Olney, & B. Ferry (eds.), New technologies, new pedagogies: Mobile learning in higher education, Faculty of Education, University of Wollongong, Australia.
      Mobile Learning Network (MoLeNET ). (2009). What is mobile learning? Retrieved December 30, 2009, from http://www.molenet.org.uk/
      Motiwalla, L.F. (2007). Mobile learning: A framework and evaluation. Computers & Education, 49, 581-596.
      Quinn, C. (2000). mLearning. Mobile, Wireless, In-Your-Pocket Learning. Linezine. Fall 2000. Available at http://www.linezine.com/2.1/features/cqmmwiyp.htm
      So, S. (2010, October 27). Pedagogical and technological considerations of mobile learning. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Anaheim, CA.
    • Michael M. Grant 2010