Steve Wheeler University of Plymouth The New Smart Devices  for Learning
The   Future...? www.abebooks.com “ One day every town in America will have a telephone!”  ~ U.S. Mayor, (c 1880) cc  Stev...
The   Future...? <ul><li>1989: ‘The future is multi-media’ </li></ul><ul><li>1999: ‘The future is the Web’ </li></ul><ul><...
Multimedia brought the world into the classroom... cc  Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010
Multimedia brought the world into the classroom... Smart technologies will take the classroom into the world. cc  Steve Wh...
We are family cc  Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 http://pro.corbis.com
Wii are family! cc  Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 http://wiifitnessdepot.com
“ Education must begin with the solution of the teacher-student contradiction, by reconciling the poles of the contradicti...
“ The present speed of information based on new technologies has undermined traditional expert driven processes of knowled...
Formal and Informal learning Formal Learning Informal   Learning cc  Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010
Self organised learning Formal Learning Informal   Learning Self Organised Learning In SOL students take responsibility fo...
“ We simply have too much information and we can’t make sense of it all. It changes too quickly”.  ~ George Siemens comets...
Personal Web Tools Generating Content Sharing Content Organising Content cc  Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010
Personal Web Tools Generating Content Sharing Content Organising Content Communication cc  Steve Wheeler, University of Pl...
E-Learning 3.0 <ul><li>Distributed (Cloud) Computing </li></ul><ul><li>Extended Smart Mobile Technology </li></ul><ul><li>...
“ We need diversity of thought in the world to face the new challenges.”  ~ Sir Tim Berners-Lee cc  Steve Wheeler, Univers...
Continuous spectrum from the completely real (Reality) to the completely virtual (Virtual Reality). Virtuality Continuum A...
Web meets World Mash-up GPS QR codes Camera Mobile phone Bar codes Browser Projector Geomapping Geotagging Personalised Am...
Mixed  Reality Augmented  Reality Augmented  Virtuality Virtuality Continuum Adapted from Nijholt & Traum (2005) cc  Steve...
Real  World Virtual  World Augmented  Reality Augmented  Virtuality Virtuality Continuum Adapted from Nijholt & Traum (200...
1: The phone app 2: The ‘wearable’ cc  Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 images.businessweek.com
Augmented reality is when technology recognises what you are doing and then enhances it. AR apps add information to the wo...
Layar is a free application on your mobile phone which shows what is around you by displaying real time digital informatio...
As you move your mobile phone camera, so the overlays change to represent information relevant to the scene before you. cc...
Find the nearest tube station... www.guardian.co.uk cc  Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010
www.guardian.co.uk Find the nearest Tube Station... Augmented Virtuality  is when you interact with your computer using ob...
MIT’s “6 th  Sense” Wearable... cc  Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 blogs.fayobserver.com Camera Coloured caps...
...enables you to take pictures using the framing gesture cc  Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 ambient.media.mi...
...enables you to take pictures using the framing gesture and manipulate documents with natural gestures... cc  Steve Whee...
cc  Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 www.labnol.org ...will project onto any surface...
cc  Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 a-r-u-n.com ...including your hand.
a-r-u-n.com ...or your students! cc  Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010
Real  World Virtual  World Augmented  Reality Augmented  Virtuality Virtuality Continuum Where they fit in to the continuu...
Some possible smart tech uses <ul><li>Informal, self organised learning </li></ul><ul><li>Problem based learning </li></ul...
Some issues with Smart Devices <ul><li>Personalised learning? </li></ul><ul><li>Connectivity  </li></ul><ul><li>Choosing a...
Thank you  Steve Wheeler Faculty of Education University of Plymouth W: www2.plymouth.ac.uk/distancelearning E: swheeler@p...
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  1. 1. Steve Wheeler University of Plymouth The New Smart Devices for Learning
  2. 2. The Future...? www.abebooks.com “ One day every town in America will have a telephone!” ~ U.S. Mayor, (c 1880) cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010
  3. 3. The Future...? <ul><li>1989: ‘The future is multi-media’ </li></ul><ul><li>1999: ‘The future is the Web’ </li></ul><ul><li>2009: ‘The future is smart mobile’ </li></ul>hof.povray.org cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010
  4. 4. Multimedia brought the world into the classroom... cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010
  5. 5. Multimedia brought the world into the classroom... Smart technologies will take the classroom into the world. cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 www.canada.com
  6. 6. We are family cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 http://pro.corbis.com
  7. 7. Wii are family! cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 http://wiifitnessdepot.com
  8. 8. “ Education must begin with the solution of the teacher-student contradiction, by reconciling the poles of the contradiction so that both are simultaneously teachers and students.” ~ Paulo Friere cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 http://arts.anu.edu.au
  9. 9. “ The present speed of information based on new technologies has undermined traditional expert driven processes of knowledge development and dissemination.” ~ Dave Cormier cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 www.aaceconnect.org
  10. 10. Formal and Informal learning Formal Learning Informal Learning cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010
  11. 11. Self organised learning Formal Learning Informal Learning Self Organised Learning In SOL students take responsibility for their own learning and put this into successful action. Source: http://www.equal-works.com cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010
  12. 12. “ We simply have too much information and we can’t make sense of it all. It changes too quickly”. ~ George Siemens comets.iastate.edu Source: www. connectivism .ca/ cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010
  13. 13. Personal Web Tools Generating Content Sharing Content Organising Content cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010
  14. 14. Personal Web Tools Generating Content Sharing Content Organising Content Communication cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010
  15. 15. E-Learning 3.0 <ul><li>Distributed (Cloud) Computing </li></ul><ul><li>Extended Smart Mobile Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Intelligent Filtering </li></ul><ul><li>3D Visualisation and Interaction </li></ul>Source: steve-wheeler.blogspot.com cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010
  16. 16. “ We need diversity of thought in the world to face the new challenges.” ~ Sir Tim Berners-Lee cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 www.topnews.in
  17. 17. Continuous spectrum from the completely real (Reality) to the completely virtual (Virtual Reality). Virtuality Continuum Adapted from Nijholt & Traum (2005) cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 Web meets World Real World Virtual World
  18. 18. Web meets World Mash-up GPS QR codes Camera Mobile phone Bar codes Browser Projector Geomapping Geotagging Personalised Ambient 3-D Video Navigation Communication Haptic cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010
  19. 19. Mixed Reality Augmented Reality Augmented Virtuality Virtuality Continuum Adapted from Nijholt & Traum (2005) cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 Real World Virtual World
  20. 20. Real World Virtual World Augmented Reality Augmented Virtuality Virtuality Continuum Adapted from Nijholt & Traum (2005) cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 the virtual augments the real the real augments the virtual
  21. 21. 1: The phone app 2: The ‘wearable’ cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 images.businessweek.com
  22. 22. Augmented reality is when technology recognises what you are doing and then enhances it. AR apps add information to the world around us. Source: www.geeks.co.uk cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010
  23. 23. Layar is a free application on your mobile phone which shows what is around you by displaying real time digital information on top of reality through the camera of your mobile phone. cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 www.winandmac.com
  24. 24. As you move your mobile phone camera, so the overlays change to represent information relevant to the scene before you. cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 truliablog.com
  25. 25. Find the nearest tube station... www.guardian.co.uk cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010
  26. 26. www.guardian.co.uk Find the nearest Tube Station... Augmented Virtuality is when you interact with your computer using objects in the physical world. Natural Born Cyborgs? paradox2101.fw.hu cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010
  27. 27. MIT’s “6 th Sense” Wearable... cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 blogs.fayobserver.com Camera Coloured caps Coloured caps Mirror Projector Phone
  28. 28. ...enables you to take pictures using the framing gesture cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 ambient.media.mit.edu
  29. 29. ...enables you to take pictures using the framing gesture and manipulate documents with natural gestures... cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 ambient.media.mit.edu chi2009.org
  30. 30. cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 www.labnol.org ...will project onto any surface...
  31. 31. cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 a-r-u-n.com ...including your hand.
  32. 32. a-r-u-n.com ...or your students! cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010
  33. 33. Real World Virtual World Augmented Reality Augmented Virtuality Virtuality Continuum Where they fit in to the continuum... cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 Layar, Pathfinder 6 th Sense
  34. 34. Some possible smart tech uses <ul><li>Informal, self organised learning </li></ul><ul><li>Problem based learning </li></ul><ul><li>Group based activities </li></ul><ul><li>Outdoor learning </li></ul><ul><li>Independent study </li></ul><ul><li>Distance learning </li></ul><ul><li>Blended learning </li></ul>cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 pointlessbanter.net
  35. 35. Some issues with Smart Devices <ul><li>Personalised learning? </li></ul><ul><li>Connectivity </li></ul><ul><li>Choosing a device </li></ul><ul><li>Learning how to use it </li></ul><ul><li>Learning what it can be used for </li></ul><ul><li>Bandwidth availability </li></ul>cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010 scavenging.files.wordpress.com
  36. 36. Thank you Steve Wheeler Faculty of Education University of Plymouth W: www2.plymouth.ac.uk/distancelearning E: swheeler@plymouth.ac.uk B: steve-wheeler.blogspot.com cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010
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