COnnectivityConnectivity relates to the inherentconnection to the internet that power mobiledevices.
PORTAbilityPortability extends to the physical design ofthe hardware and the ability to make contentand data portable.
UtilityThe Utility of a mobile device comes fromsoftware which makes them incrediblyflexible, adaptable and permeable.
UBIQUITYThere are more mobile phones on the planetthan radios, bank accounts, credit cards,televisions, landlines and automobiles.
There are now more devicesrunning mobile operating systemsthan Windows.22 percent of the worlds webcontent is consumed on mobiledevices.
1 BILLIONSMARTPHONES ARE IN USE WORLDWIDE53%of Australians have a smartphoneMOBILE PHONE SATURATION IN AUSTRALIA IS MORE THAN130%
of internet traﬃc traverses the wireless network increase in wireless74%of CSU students own a connectionsSMARTPHONE increase in wireless traﬃc since last year
Why shouldwe usemobile ineducation?
Technological change...The POST-PCERA
Change in Learning Design...21st CENTURyEducation
“The big shift isn’tthat content isdigital. It’s thatlearning culture isparticipatory.”Angela Meyers Hack Education http://hackeducation.com/
HOW do weuse mobile?
REDEFINITION TRANSFORMATION Tech allows for the creation of new tasks, previously inconceivable MODIFICATION Tech allows for signiﬁcant task redesign AUGMENTATION Tech acts as a direct tool substitute, withENHANCEMENT functional improvement SUBSTITUTION Tech acts as a direct tool substitute, with no functional change http://goo.gl/h8EZ5
In other wordsMobile doesn’trequire wholesaleredevelopment ofyour subjects.