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Cell phones: mobile learning lab in your pocket WELEARN2012


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Cell phones: mobile learning lab in your pocket WELEARN2012

  1. 1. Cell PhonesA mobile learning lab in your pocket Nell Eckersley Teri Walker
  2. 2. Introductions What do you know about M-Learning? What would you like to learn? What is one thing would you like to take away from this session? Twitter #WELEARN2012 2
  3. 3. Agenda What is M-Learning? Using Cellphones Using iPads and other tablets QR Codes YouTube Twitter Facebook Twitter #WELEARN2012 3
  4. 4. What is M-Learning? M-learning demystified! EdTech Bytes - Season1- Episode1: mLearning Twitter #WELEARN2012 4
  5. 5. What is M-Learning?M-Learning or MobileLearning refers to the use of• PDAs,• Mobile phones,• Laptops• Tablets• E-readers• and any other handheldinformation technologyfor learning Twitter #WELEARN2012 5
  6. 6. Why M-Learning?M-Learning is reaching a new kind of user through: Convenience Collaboration Portability Compatibility Engaging/Fun Twitter #WELEARN2012 6
  7. 7. What can we do with M-Learning? Access documents, video clips, and audio libraries Access quizzes and self-assessment as question or games Participate in lessons and tutorials Receive lectures archived or broadcast live Read asynchronous postings Exhibit student work Participate in virtual learning communities on the go Twitter #WELEARN2012 7
  8. 8. M-Learning devices Twitter #WELEARN2012 8
  9. 9. Cell Phones Twitter #WELEARN2012 9
  10. 10. Types of Cell Phones Simple cell phones Feature cell phones Smart cell phones Twitter #WELEARN2012 10
  11. 11. Cell Phone Etiquette Twitter #WELEARN2012 11
  12. 12. Tools to Create Mobile Content How to text from your computer Podcast from your cell phone Google Voice—free phone calls and transcribes spoken word Mobile Learning Solutions Twitter #WELEARN2012 12
  13. 13. Google Voice Activity Put the dialog in a logical order Practice the dialogue Call (347) 927-7044 (Nell’s GoogleVoice number) When the voicemail comes on, read the dialog into the phone Twitter #WELEARN2012 13
  14. 14. Polls and Quizzes PollEverywhere Large catalog of quizzes that can be done on cell phones MobileStudy allows you to create your own quizzes that can be accessed via mobile device Twitter #WELEARN2012 14
  15. 15. Twitter #WELEARN2012 15
  16. 16. Apps for Learning Twitter #WELEARN2012 16
  17. 17. Using Tablets and E-Readers Twitter #WELEARN2012 17
  18. 18. Other tools QR Codes YouTube Twitter Facebook Twitter #WELEARN2012 18
  19. 19. QR Code Twitter #WELEARN2012 19
  20. 20. QR Codes—add .qr to any URL and you will be taken to a QR code for that URL Twitter #WELEARN2012 20
  21. 21. Shortening URLS Twitter #WELEARN2012 21
  22. 22. YouTube Create videos on mobile device Share Videos via mobile devices To see sample video: Text me at 347 742 6128 or scan the QR code below: Twitter #WELEARN2012 22
  23. 23. Twitter Microblogging;140 characters maximum Hashtag #WELEARN2012 Unlike most social media, just because I “follow” you, you don’t have to “follow” me Twitter #WELEARN2012 23
  24. 24. Twitter #WELEARN2012 24
  25. 25. What Can You Say in 140 Characters? Twitter #WELEARN2012 25
  26. 26. Retweeting RT @Username Twitter #WELEARN2012 26
  27. 27. HashTags #EdTech  #EdChat #AdultEd  #TechPD #TwEd  #SoMeEd Twitter #WELEARN2012 27
  28. 28. Anatomy of a Good Tweet Twitter #WELEARN2012 28
  29. 29. Uses of Twitter Send out assignments & other reminders to learners Learners send tweets using specific vocabulary or grammar Learners share links to online content with one another Learners follow historical figures, specialists, experts Tweet from E-readers Twitter #WELEARN2012 29
  30. 30. Sending and Receiving Tweets Texts via your cell phone Applications on computers & smart phones ◦ Tweetdeck ◦ HootSuite ◦ Seesmic HootCourse Twitter #WELEARN2012 30
  31. 31. Case-studies of Twitter WELEARN 2012 Paper.Li ◦ WELEARN2012 Archivist ◦ WELEARN2012 TweetChat ◦ Twitter #WELEARN2012 31
  32. 32. Facebook Twitter #WELEARN2012 32
  33. 33. ContactNell Eckersley - LINCS Technology & Distance Learning Discussion List Literacy Assistance Center, New York CityTeri L. Walker - Executive Director, Aberg Center for Literacy Twitter #WELEARN2012 33