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unX_App Inventor MOOC

  1. 1. App  Inventor  Summit  2013     July,  17th  2013     A Latin American Community for Entrepreneurship in the Digital Economy
  2. 2.     Agenda   1.  About  CSEV   2.  What  is  unX   3.  MOOC:  Entrepreneurship  and  Mobile  Applica@on   Development  with  App  Inventor   4.  Feedback  from  unX  users  
  3. 3.     1.  About  CSEV  
  4. 4. World-class innovation on Virtual and Mobile Learning. Agile Link between Academic and Business Innovation. Design and Implementation of Learning Projects. New Methodologies: Open Collaborative Innovation Stakeholders Global Ecosystem: Universities, Corporations and Training Institutions Creation of New Jobs Opportunities Global Mobile Community for Learning and Entrepreneurship Mobile Learning On-going projects on Education and Entrepreneurship Learning About Innovative New Technologies for App Development Collaboration with: Academic Council BOARD  OF  TRUSTEES   Center  for  Virtual  EducaGon   Private  FoundaGon   About  CSEV  
  5. 5.     2.  What  is  unX?  
  6. 6. http://www.redunx.org/
  7. 7.       •  unX (http://www.redunx.org/)  is  a  learning  and  entrepreneurship  plaKorm  of   and  for  the  Ibero-­‐American  community   o  In  Spanish  and  Portuguese   o  Explicit  focus  on  the  needs  of  students,  the  under-­‐employed  and  the   unemployed  from  our  countries   o  A  plaNorm  to  help  people  become  more  acGve  and  entrepreneurial   regarding  their  professional  lives     What  is  unX?   •  Project partners: New  alliances:  
  8. 8. Entrepreneurship  Community   Learning  through  MOOCs   http://www.redunx.org/ unX:  More  than  a  MOOC  plaNorm   Courses  Created  by   University  professors  
  9. 9. unX  entrepreneurship  community   Karma  recogniGon   Repository   Offer/  Demand  Board   Over  19,000  users Most  of  the  traffic  on  unX   comes  from  Spain.  Followed   by  Brazil,  Mexico  and   Colombia.  Peru  is  the  fourth   largest  visitor.  ARer  it,   Argen@na,  Venezuela  and  the   USA.   *Data:  May  6th,  2013   1.800  likes   1.950  followers  
  10. 10. unX  Learning  through  MOOCs   Badge  recogniGon  CerGficaGon  pilot   ECTS  European  credit  System     Challenges   5  Free  courses  (MOOCs)    
  11. 11. Course   Enrolled   Nº  of  Teachers   Date  of  Launch   Total  unique  registered  users   19,080   -­‐-­‐   -­‐-­‐   Entrepreneurship  and  Mobile  ApplicaGon   Development  with  App  Inventor   6,196   3   November  15th   2012   Empreendimento  e  Desenvolvimento  de   AplicaGvos  Móveis  com  App  Inventor     2,258   3   Summer  Pilot  2013   –Sep.  2013   Transversal  competences  for   Entrepreneurship  course     1,518   5  and  more   collaborators     November  2012   IberVirtual  MOOC:  Digital  Basic  Skills   course   1,273       14   April  2013   The  most  1,000  useful  words  in  English   1,962   2   June  2013   Mythology  for  Entrepreneurs   354   2   June  2013   *Data:  May  6th,  2013   unX  course  Data    
  12. 12.     3.  MOOC:  Entrepreneurship  and  Mobile   Applica@on  Development  with   App  Inventor      
  13. 13. Entrepreneurship   and  App  Inventor   6  Challenges   App Inventor and Entrepreneurship
  14. 14. Challenge  1:  Create  my  first  applicaGon   MOOC:  Entrepreneurship  and  Mobile  Applica@on   Development  with  App  Inventor   Challenge  2:  The  secrets  of  a  "Killer  app"   Challenge  3:  How  to  create  a  great  app  design     Challenge  4:  How  to  create  an  advanced  app   Challenge  5:  Apps  moneGzaGon   Challenge  6:  Entrepreneurship  for  app  developers   •  First  steps  with  App  Inventor:  (block  editor,   emulator,  buaons  proper@es…)   •  The  aim  is  to  create  a  simple  tourisGc  app   •  Main  features  to  analyze  mobile  apps.  Ex.   Angry  Birds  app   •  Analysis  of  a  tourism  apps   •  Fonts,  images,  background,  buaon  and  icon   personaliza@on,  Layout  and  alignment…   •  Improvement  of  the  touris@c  app  design     •  AcGvitystarter:  links,  emails,  maps.   •  Social  secGon:  phone  calls   •  Adding  links  and  maps  to  the  touris@c  app   •  How  to  make  money  crea@ng  apps   •  Google  Play:  Crea@ng  an  account  and   publishing   •  Promo@ng  the  app   •  Calcula@ng  revenue  generated   •  Business  Plan   •  …  
  15. 15. •  45  minutes  to  study   •  2.5  hours  dedicaGon   App Inventor and Entrepreneurship •  6  videos  per  Challenge   •  Quizzes   •  Peer  to  peer  acGviGes:  Final  task   •  If  you  dare..   •  AddiGonal  documentaGon  
  16. 16. *Date:  June  16th,  2013   Entrepreneurship  and  Mobile  Applica@on  Development  with   AppInventor    course  Data     Challenge   Num.  of  people   who  started  it   Num.  of  people   who  finished  it   %   Challenge  1:  Create  my  first  applicaGon   3,603   967   26.8   Challenge  2:  The  secrets  of  a  "Killer  app"   1,618   610   37.7   Challenge  3:  How  to  create  a  great  app  design     1,319   579   43.9   Challenge  4:  How  to  create  an  advanced  app   1,084   402   37.1   Challenge  5:  Apps  moneGzaGon   954   259   27.2   Challenge  6:  Entreprenership  for  app  developers   578   103   17.8   Total unique registered user in the course: 6,196
  17. 17.     4.  Feedback  from  unX  users    
  18. 18. •  Main  technical  issues:  (Solved  with  the  new  App  Inventor  version)   o  Downloads  and  Setup  issues   o  Issues  in  the  use  of  java  to  execute  the  Blocks  Editor  and  Emulator   •  With  images,  video,  buaons,  and  sound  on  the  devise.  (They  report  the  Error  601)     •   New  func@onali@es  and  main  ques@ons:   o  When  it  would  available  for  other  devices  like  tablets?   o  Web  data  storage  integraGon  would  be  available  in  the  future?   o  Is  it  going  to  be  an  opGmized  version  of  App  Inventor  Gallery?   •  More  professional  orienta@on:  use  sta@s@c,  payment  integra@on…(alterna@ve  to  Google  Play)   •  What  are  the  advantages  of  upload  the  apps  to  the  Gallery?   Feedback  from  unX  users   Very  posiGve  opinion  over  the  course  and  the  App  Inventor  tool    
  19. 19. •  Other  new  func@onali@es  and  main  ques@ons:   o  They  would  like  to  have  a  guide  document  with  informa@on  about  “all  you  can  create   with  App  Inventor”.  They  only  can  get  the  sense  of  it  by  having  a  look  at  the  App   Inventor  Gallery   o  Besides  Android  V2.0,  When  it  would  be  available  for  other  mobile  plaKorms?   o  There  are  only  4  font  types.  When  would  they  have  more?  Are  they  going  to  add  the   leker  Ñ  on  component  names?   o  Would  it  be  new  advanced  courses  of  App  Inventor?   §  At  unX  plaNorm   §  Links  or  sugges@ons  to  App  Inventor  courses  on  unX   o  When  it  would  be  available  a  CerGficaGon  besides  the  Badges  accredita@on?   Feedback  from  unX  users  
  20. 20. Thank you! Raquel Fernández CSEV - unX Project Manager rfernandez@csev.org CSEV www.csev.org info@csev.org twitter: @fcsev

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