Disruptive devices Intel stockholm 2012 slideshare

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Keynote presentation at Intel Summit on Mobile Learning, Stockholm, November 2012

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Disruptive devices Intel stockholm 2012 slideshare

  1. 1. Disruptive Devicesnew pedagogies for mobile technology Mike Sharples Institute of Educational Technology The Open University, UK
  2. 2. As mobile technology becomeswidespread, the emphasis shiftsfrom anytime anywhere access to...... what kind of learning do you want to achieve?
  3. 3. Learning as…Changing behaviour BehaviouristEnhancing skills PerformativeAcquiring information ReceptiveGaining knowledge ConstructivistMaking sense of the world SituatedInterpreting reality in a Collaborativedifferent way
  4. 4. Zurita, G., Nussbaum M.(2004) A ConstructivistMobile LearningEnvironment Supportedby a Wireless HandheldNetwork. In Journal ofComputer AssistedLearning 20 pp. 235-243
  5. 5. The 3 C’s of effective learningConstruction relating experience to knowledge, creating new ideasConversation with teachers, with learners, with ourselves, and with the worldControl actively pursuing knowledge
  6. 6. Toolkit for effective learning Construction • Multimedia computer • Video and still camera • Audio recorder Conversation • Phone • SMS Control • Timer • Accelerometer • Location tracker • Tilt sensor
  7. 7. Mobile socialCollaborative networkingonline writing Conversational language Serious gaming learning PersonalisedOnline research learning MobloggingGroup Sciencelearning investigation Group media creation Peer teaching
  8. 8. Disruptive devices Unequal access Classroom textingCyber-bullying Game playingInternetpredators Exam cheating Loss of teacher control
  9. 9. How do we connect…
  10. 10. learning in theclassroom…
  11. 11. …and learning at home and outdoors?
  12. 12. How do we connect…
  13. 13. learning aboutthe world …
  14. 14. … andlearning inthe world?
  15. 15. Active learning outside the classroomReflective learning inside the classroom
  16. 16. New pedagogies• Seamless learning – Learning by connecting knowledge across locations, times, worlds (real and virtual), devices Chan, T-W., Roschelle, J., Hsi, S., Kinshuk, Sharples, M. and 16 others (2006) One-to-one Technology Enhanced Learning: An Opportunity for Global Research Collaboration. Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning, 1,1 pp. 3-29.• Personal inquiry learning – Learning by personally meaningful investigation, guided by mobile technology toolkits Mulholland, P., Anastopoulou, S., Collins, T., Feisst, M., Gaved, M., Kerawalla, L., Paxton, M., Scanlon, E., Sharples, M. and Wright, M. (2011) nQuire: Technological support for personal inquiry learning. IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies. First published online, 5th December 2011.• Contextual learning – Learning by creating ‘micro-sites’ for learning in informal settings such as field trips Boyle, T. & Ravenscroft, A. (2012) Context and deep learning design. Computers and Education, 59,4, 1224-1233.
  17. 17. Personal Inquiry• Three year project• University of Nottingham/ Open University• Aim: – To help children to become scientists, by developing their skills of effective science investigation
  18. 18. Myself My Environment My Community Personally meaningful investigations Food packaging Urban heat islands and decayFitness and heartrate Healthy eating Effect of noise pollution on birds Micro-
  19. 19. Effect of noise pollution on birds• Investigation devised by children, aged 14• ‘What is the effect of noise on bird feeding’?• Observation, quasi- experiment, fair-test• Plan in classroom, collect data outside, share and present in classroom• Inquiry toolkit on netbooks
  20. 20. nQuire onlinewww.nquire.org.uk
  21. 21. Mobile learningchallengesConnect learning inside and outsidethe classroomManage children bringing their ownpowerful personal technologies intoschoolSupport new pedagogies for mobilelearning

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