Blackboard Mobile: Best Practices from the Field (Pre-Session Workshop)


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Blackboard Mobile: Best Practices from the Field (Pre-Session Workshop)

  1. 1. Blackboard Mobile Best Practices from the Field
  2. 2. ABOUT US Robin Robinson Director Education Technology Clair Waterbury Instructional Technologist Framingham State University Framingham, MA
  3. 3. FRAMINGHAM STATE UNIVERSITY Founded 1839 Located 20 Miles West of Boston 6000 students 25 Undergraduate Programs 26 Graduate Programs Undergrad Laptop Requirement Online Learning since 1998
  4. 4. EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY OFFICE @FSU Robin Robinson Stacy Cohen Clair Waterbury Silka Hermeling Aaron Wood
  5. 5. OUR AGENDA Why Mobile Our Challenge Our Approach Success Stories Lessons Learned Make it Yours
  6. 6. WHY MOBILE?
  7. 7. OUR CHALLENGE Mobile Learning Encourage “anywhere, anytime” learning Reach underserved students Improve 21st- century social interactions Fit with learning environments Enable a personalized learning experience Seen as Transformative According to the SAMR model
  8. 8. OUR CHALLENGE Mobile Learning What can you do with Mobile? Does Mobile technology engage students? Do iPads contribute to student success? How do you capitalize in a BYOD environment? Who needs to be involved?
  10. 10. OUR APPROACH
  11. 11. SUCCESS STORIES Innovation Grants Integration into the Curriculum Blackboard Integration Collaborations Tablet Breakfasts
  12. 12. SUCCESS STORIES Innovation Grants iPads in the classroom Social Media Graphic Novels Student Engagement Student Response Systems Lecture Capture Mobile Task Force 2011- 2013
  13. 13. LESSONS LEARNED Mobile Reality BYOD is the reality Students adopted Blackboard Mobile Learn Convenient Not a replacement for laptops, yet Opportunities to innovate
  14. 14. OUR PROCESS Collaborative Team Approach Senior Management Support Information Sessions Professional Development
  15. 15. OUR RESULTS
  16. 16. MAKE IT YOURS There is an App for That Make it fun Innovation Grants It will take a village
  17. 17. ACTIVITY What is your challenge? Who needs to be involved? What is the solution? How does it align to the SAMR Model?
  18. 18. THANK YOU! Robin Robinson Clair Waterbury Framingham State University Education Technology Office Mobile Learning: It Takes a Village Thursday, July 11 8:15- 9:10 AM Titian 2305
  19. 19. THANK YOU! If you would like to provide feedback for this session please email: Blackboard Mobile: Best Practices from the Field