A SynopsisBy Petal Jetoo                 1
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   Mobile devices such as phones, laptops, PDAs    and clickers or student response device are    increasingly being used...
   Mobile learning (m-learning) and ubiquitous    learning (u learning) nurture the digital skills    required for the 21...
   video iPods are used to       Kaplan test    teach sign language, as       preparation and    well as hearing        ...
   Help instructors focus                                  on high level content                                 Podcast...
   1980 – out of 700    million people only 2.5    million had cell phones   Four decades later    11,000,000 new    pho...
   July 2007 report from New York times    reported that there are 230 million Americans    with mobile phones, however o...
 Pioneering teachers will look at this as a  means to create interesting applications for  their classes. Smart phones no...
Elliot Solloway, Arthur F.                                    Thurnau, Professor at the                                   ...
Educational       applications of          Twitter   Instructors may require    students to track the    life of a well k...
   Its not a dream, created    by Jim Margraff, an            At a price of $ 200 it is    inventor of talking books    ...
   2008 – Project K-Nect          MIT, Carnegie Mellon    provides a repository of        University and Boston    Math ...
   Oklahoma Christian    (OC) University    announced a week    after ACU that it    planned to offer    multiple mobile ...
   Japanese have ushered in a new era of    learning: Some examples are   Yayoi: people are learning English podcasts   ...
   Howard Rheingold    documented Japanese                                   Mobile reading is    stories on how people t...
Koreans operate in a highly                                                               competitive system thereforehttp...
   Students are using PMPs to         South Korea is the home to    download lecture notes,             three to ten mos...
   Africa is in the midst of a      The pressing need for    game of leapfrog to jump          professional development ...
   Formal Educational opportunities for indigenous    children in Latin America are bleak. – Dr. Kim‟s    Solution the Po...
   This MP3 player contains about 350 short    stories and 200 long ones   Such indigenous m-learning can fill an    eno...
IBM‟s Example                                 „The pace of change is so rapid thatIBM‟s four day virtual                  ...
Ideas for the XO came fromPapert‟s ideas about             Millions of cheap laptops are beingconstructionist learning. Th...
   Among the first places where the XO was    tested was in Nigeria…Mrs. M a teacher at    Galadima School in Aubija, Nig...
TECHNOLOGY               LITERACY•XO - $ 100•Indian Government - $ 10 (realizedthat the actual price was $ 100)•MIT announ...
   Mobility allows you to have access to learning    materials at any time but there will be    learning moments that wil...
   With an estimated 4 billion mobile phone user    by 2010 - more than half of the world has    mobile phones and more t...
   Professor Bonk has provided in this opener    motivating success stories of initiatives take    to increase learning i...
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  1. 1. A SynopsisBy Petal Jetoo 1
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  3. 3.  Mobile devices such as phones, laptops, PDAs and clickers or student response device are increasingly being used in corporate training and university campuses as well as other educational settings 3
  4. 4.  Mobile learning (m-learning) and ubiquitous learning (u learning) nurture the digital skills required for the 21st century. M Learning has sprung up in recent years with escalating use of handheld, portable and wireless devices by learners on the move As a result of this revolution educational activities follows the learner, instead of the learner having to arrive at a designated place in which to acquire it. (p 295) 4
  5. 5.  video iPods are used to  Kaplan test teach sign language, as preparation and well as hearing admissions is now impaired students to offering teens SAT Preparation lessons in learn more richly about iPod (p 297) text and video  Currently there are (p 296) interactive lessons in reading, writing and mathematics (costing $ 4.99 each). www.ipod.org.uk 5
  6. 6.  Help instructors focus on high level content  Podcast Lectures  Record Interviews  Receive text messages from Professors  Access Course Syllabi  Send Links to Course Websites, take surveys, vote in classhttp://drault.com/ecommerce Some uses of the iPhone in education 6
  7. 7.  1980 – out of 700 million people only 2.5 million had cell phones Four decades later 11,000,000 new phone subscriptions are sold every month http://i.infoplease.com/ 7
  8. 8.  July 2007 report from New York times reported that there are 230 million Americans with mobile phones, however only 32 million use them to access and browse the web. With 3.3 billion users in the world with mobile phones and 4 billion by 2010 – mobile education becomes increasingly scalable and cost justifiable (p 298)  http://bestfunfacts.com/Photos Human 8
  9. 9.  Pioneering teachers will look at this as a means to create interesting applications for their classes. Smart phones now include things like quick guides for chemistry, the human nervous system, cell biology and other important science areas as well as religious topics ranging from the Quaran to the Bible to gods of ancient Greece.(p 299) 9
  10. 10. Elliot Solloway, Arthur F. Thurnau, Professor at the University of Michigan and cofounder of GoKnow Inc. a company focused on mobile technology in K-12 schools, school curriculum centered iPhone apps can’t be high priorities for developers since schools ban mobile devices fromhttp://blogs.cellularlearning.org the classrooms. (p 300) A revolution will happen sooner than later where students use cell phone computers in classroom 10
  11. 11. Educational applications of Twitter Instructors may require students to track the life of a well known researcher in the field who uses Twitter. (p 301) http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/ 2009/02/12/technology/topics_twitter .jpg 11
  12. 12.  Its not a dream, created by Jim Margraff, an  At a price of $ 200 it is inventor of talking books much cheaper than an and educational toys, the elephant! Pusle smartpen allows the learner to jot down notes and transfer them to a computer as well as record lectures in a minirecorder (p 302)  http://www.product- reviews.net 12
  13. 13.  2008 – Project K-Nect  MIT, Carnegie Mellon provides a repository of University and Boston Math and Science College are using their Problems which students technology know-how to can solve on their mobile give students to capability phones. to check on available 2008 - Abilene Christian laundry machines University (ACU) gave a  University of choice to 900 freshman California, Stanford students of an iPhone or University were leaders in and iPod Touch posting their lectures in ACU studied many iTunes for anyone in the emerging technologies world to download and came to the  Students from Montclair conclusion that the University can check their iPhone is different (p grades, bus schedules and 307) dining hall menus using a cell phone. 13
  14. 14.  Oklahoma Christian (OC) University announced a week after ACU that it planned to offer multiple mobile technologies – both an iPhone (or iPod Touch) and an Apple MacBook Laptop for incoming students (p307) http://i.infopls.com/images/states_imgmap.gif 14 http://penguinsix.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/mba.jpg
  15. 15.  Japanese have ushered in a new era of learning: Some examples are Yayoi: people are learning English podcasts and other mobile technologies (p 310); she has used CNN and Voice of America also Mobile phones are used for reading full length novels Mobile Suica: uses the mobile phone as transportation passes in public transportation services such as trains, buses etc. http://www.scenicfromafar.com/uploads/images/japan- mobile-phone-to-pay-for-train-fares.jpg 15
  16. 16.  Howard Rheingold documented Japanese Mobile reading is stories on how people tend happening in a to share and learn using the mobile phone in his book – big way! Smart Mobs. Mixi is the social network - http://infinitelives.net/wpcontent/uploads/2008/07/sm Mixi connotes “ I can used artmobs.gif the service to mix” – grown from 10 thousand users in 2004 to more than 14 million in 2007. In Mixi one can upload video content found in U – Tube, a footprint feature allows the user to see who has visited their page. http://www.canadatop.com/uploads/mixi_1986.jpg (p 308)  16
  17. 17. Koreans operate in a highly competitive system thereforehttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/79/Animated-Flag-South-Korea.gif gaining access to higher tier education is the ultimate goal for young people so providing equitable access examination preparation programmes as the Educational Broadcasting System (EBS) is a monumental announcement 17
  18. 18.  Students are using PMPs to  South Korea is the home to download lecture notes, three to ten most popular college prep tests, videos etc. blogging sites – Cyworld, High quality college entrance Planet Weblog and Yahoo! TV programmes are provided Blog with Cyworld being the on EBS (p312) tool of choice (combines, 2007 – Ministry of Education, MySpace, Facebook, Science, and Technology personal homepages, blogging, e-portfolio, and annouced the development photo sharing). In tune with of sophisticated digital the participatory learning textbooks which can be culture. In 2005 more than inexpensively and quickly 40 % of South Koreans have revised. It will allow students a membership in Cyworld to interact with teachers at (out of 49 million people). any time or location. (p313-314) 18
  19. 19.  Africa is in the midst of a  The pressing need for game of leapfrog to jump professional development over its hurdles. M- of 200 000 teachers. In learning allows more partial response a pilot people to join this game. project set up by Traxler, supports 8000 of Digital Education these teachers with Enhancement Project supplemental material in (DEEP) offers professional the form of SMS. University development for rural of Pretoria is uses SMS for teachers through administrative support to illustrated e-books teachers in their distance installed in handheld learning programmes. M devices. learning was expanded to facilitate students to phone To read more on DEEP in their academic questions project check: and receive feedback via http://www.open.ac.uk/d SMS. eep/ 19
  20. 20.  Formal Educational opportunities for indigenous children in Latin America are bleak. – Dr. Kim‟s Solution the Pocket School ($ 19 MP3 player ). A study showed that children learn to use these devices very quickly. Fitted with 512 MB to 1 GB interactive audio books are loaded which facilitate the development of literacy skills in children who would have never had access to a teacher. Printed versions of stories can be read while simultaneously listening to the audio version. (p 316-317) 20
  21. 21.  This MP3 player contains about 350 short stories and 200 long ones Such indigenous m-learning can fill an enormous gap in Latin America and many migrant workers in North America. (p 318) This programme is focused on providing teachers where there are none. 21
  22. 22. IBM‟s Example „The pace of change is so rapid thatIBM‟s four day virtual entire industries change within aseminar which linked decade. People learn best in aemployees in the continual apprenticeship whereUS, Brazil, Canada, UK, I employees immediately apply whatndia and Australia is a they have learned‟ - Ted Hoff, Chiefgood example of Learning Officer - IBMcombined powermobile, virtual andcollaborative tools (pg320) Productive workers require performance support on the job. Learning is on demand and just in time. 22
  23. 23. Ideas for the XO came fromPapert‟s ideas about Millions of cheap laptops are beingconstructionist learning. The produced for children. This computerwireless feature allows “XO” is nicknamed to “XO” as well as thecomputers to talk to each Children‟s Machine. It is portable,other, fitted with free web sturdy, wireless and rechargeable withbrower, e-reader allows a hand crank.learners toexplore, express, collaborate Purchases, and share information and Italy – 50,000 (purchasedknowledge (p 322) for children in Ethiopia) Peru – 270000 Uruguay – 100000 2008 Columbia – 50000 (p321) www.ibm.com 23
  24. 24.  Among the first places where the XO was tested was in Nigeria…Mrs. M a teacher at Galadima School in Aubija, Nigeria says: “ With the laptop we can say that out school is really elevated because the children are really learning more…They see themselves discovering things that they have never been doing before.” Negroponte‟s hope in all of this – World peace through elimination of poverty through education through learning 24
  25. 25. TECHNOLOGY LITERACY•XO - $ 100•Indian Government - $ 10 (realizedthat the actual price was $ 100)•MIT announced Plans for a $ 12 laptop 25
  26. 26.  Mobility allows you to have access to learning materials at any time but there will be learning moments that will cause people to pause and appreciate these new opportunities to learn. (p 325) Mobile and wireless learning devices: ◦ brings new partners into one‟s learning journey ◦ Place our family and personal life more directly into our work life ◦ Open up learning to entirely new possibilities (p 326) 26
  27. 27.  With an estimated 4 billion mobile phone user by 2010 - more than half of the world has mobile phones and more than 80% live in areas accessible by mobile devices – educators need to think of effective and innovative ways to design and deliver education with mobile devices 27
  28. 28.  Professor Bonk has provided in this opener motivating success stories of initiatives take to increase learning in areas where getting to a classroom was not possible. In addition this opener provided an awareness of mobile and wireless technologies available to support learning. Thanks for such inspiration! 28
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