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female immigrants usingsmart technologies forinformal learningshow the wayAgnes Kukulska-HulmeThe Open University’sInstitu...
Agenda• Mobile pedagogy: achievements & challenges• MASELTOV project – information services,incidental language learning, ...
Mobile pedagogy: breakthroughs• Flexible collaboration• Faster feedback• Social or study support at point of need• Expande...
Threats to mobile pedagogyas a force for good• Disruption in classrooms and family life• Health hazards: physical, mental,...
Paradoxical new learning:mobile yet situated, individual yet socialMarcus WinterUniversity of BrightonMiLexiconJoshua Unde...
Mobile language learning revolution –a lens on the world, a way to connect with otherscapturetranslatetalknoticeask
Source: Digital Diaspora, November 2012 (Immigrant sample in Philadelphia)http://www.immpreneur.com/wp-content/uploads/201...
“integration is a two way process of mutual accommodation by all immigrants andresidents of EU countries” (cf. European Pa...
MASELTOV focuses on user groups with a similar background:• their home country is not a member of the European Union• curr...
Train journey from home to city centre: learning journey
Geo-social radarbusuuonlinecommunityMobile Q&AforumCommunity support for informal mobile learning
Smart city learning• New configurations of human mobile assistance:friends, volunteers, mentors, online community• Cogniti...
Implications• Teaching roles need to evolve to encompass wide-rangingsupport for informal learning• Strong guidance on asp...
Agnes Kukulska-HulmeInstitute of Educational TechnologyThe Open UniversityUnited KingdomThank youwww.iamlearn.orgYou are w...
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Aligning migration with mobility: UNESCO keynote Mobile Learning Week 2013

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Keynote delivered by Agnes Kukulska-Hulme at the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week, February 2013

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Aligning migration with mobility: UNESCO keynote Mobile Learning Week 2013

  1. 1. female immigrants usingsmart technologies forinformal learningshow the wayAgnes Kukulska-HulmeThe Open University’sInstitute of Educational TechnologyAligning migration with mobilityUNESCO Mobile Learning Symposium, Paris, February 2013
  2. 2. Agenda• Mobile pedagogy: achievements & challenges• MASELTOV project – information services,incidental language learning, community building• Smart city learning in the ‘ubiquity era’: what canwe expect?
  3. 3. Mobile pedagogy: breakthroughs• Flexible collaboration• Faster feedback• Social or study support at point of need• Expanded space for reflection and self-monitoring• Context-inspired, authentic content and challenge• Location-based discoveries and memories• Connecting learning across settingswww.flickr.com/photos/wili/157232714/Caters to learner diversityA route to learner autonomyContinuity across the life spanFriends and family drawn into learning
  4. 4. Threats to mobile pedagogyas a force for good• Disruption in classrooms and family life• Health hazards: physical, mental, social• Personal safety concerns• Issues of data privacy, data security, trust• Inadequate infrastructures, lack of support, high costs• Perpetuates some inequalities• Subject to unpredictable commercial forces• Increasingly sophisticated technology• May trivialize or debase educationarme à double tranchantConfusion around who is guiding learners
  5. 5. Paradoxical new learning:mobile yet situated, individual yet socialMarcus WinterUniversity of BrightonMiLexiconJoshua UnderwoodInstitute of EducationToponimoTommy SweeneyUniversity ofNottingham
  6. 6. Mobile language learning revolution –a lens on the world, a way to connect with otherscapturetranslatetalknoticeask
  7. 7. Source: Digital Diaspora, November 2012 (Immigrant sample in Philadelphia)http://www.immpreneur.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/digital_diaspora_final_report_-_nov_2012.pdf
  8. 8. “integration is a two way process of mutual accommodation by all immigrants andresidents of EU countries” (cf. European Parliament, 2005)www.maseltov.euMASELTOV is developing a “mobile assistant”:a collection of context-aware smartphoneservices for immigrant groupsInformation services, points of interest,life skills, language learning, translation,community building, games
  9. 9. MASELTOV focuses on user groups with a similar background:• their home country is not a member of the European Union• current length of stay in the EU is 5 years or less• low education = not beyond 8 years of schooling• speakers of 3 main languages of large migrant groups in Europe:Turkish, Arabic and SpanishSpanish users 86.0 88.4 90.1 91.8 92.6Foreigners 94.5 94.3 95.0 97.3 95.9Source: Maseltov Deliverable D2.1, based on National Statistics Institute dataMobile phone owners users in Spain (2007-2011)
  10. 10. Train journey from home to city centre: learning journey
  11. 11. Geo-social radarbusuuonlinecommunityMobile Q&AforumCommunity support for informal mobile learning
  12. 12. Smart city learning• New configurations of human mobile assistance:friends, volunteers, mentors, online community• Cognitive challenge arising from ubiquitousinteractions: multiple devices, points of interest,augmented reality• Informal content and curricula built up fromdiscovery of learner requirements
  13. 13. Implications• Teaching roles need to evolve to encompass wide-rangingsupport for informal learning• Strong guidance on aspects of personal safety and security• Review of language and communication curricula -- takingaccount of opportunities for mobile-supported, situated sociallearning• New measures of learner progress and achievement
  14. 14. Agnes Kukulska-HulmeInstitute of Educational TechnologyThe Open UniversityUnited KingdomThank youwww.iamlearn.orgYou are welcome to join theInternational Associationfor Mobile Learning

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