Creating Mobile
Friendly Content
For Adult Education
Nell Eckersley
Agenda
• Introductions
• What is Mobile Friendly Content?
• What content do you want to deliver to mobile
devices?
• Tools...
LINCS
Community
3https://community.lincs.ed.gov/group/technology-and-learning
What is Mobile
Friendly Content?
Mobile Friendly
1. Go to http://lacnyc.org/ on your mobile device
2. How does it compare with what shows on a
computer scr...
Mobile Friendly
6
http://www.adultedcompass.org/
Access
• Phone Data Plans
• WiFi
• MiFi
o Datajack http://www.datajack.com/
7
EveryoneOn
8http://www.everyoneon.org/adulted
EveryoneOn
9
What content do you
want to deliver to
mobile devices?
Types of Content
• Writing
• Videos
• Sound Files and Podcasts
• Links
• Images
• Uploaded Documents
• Interactive Content...
Tools
QR Codes
What are QR
Codes?
• Q R stands for
• Invented in Japan by Toyota in 1994 to track vehicles
during the manufacturing proce...
How Would You
Get to Here?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLNOpoQztF
o&feature=share&list=FLEqfU4INXfYY58eh
5Ynm5vA
15
Sho...
QR Code Readers
• QR Codes can be used with a mobile device like a smart
phone or a tablet that has access to the internet...
Choosing Apps
Ask you students “How do you choose which
app to download?”
• Reviews
• Ratings
• Description
• Cost
• Permi...
QR Code Readers
The QR Code reader is an
app that uses the camera
on your device to scan
the code and then uses
the intern...
QR Codes in
Real Life
19
QR Codes in
Education
20
Image with
Narration
To hear about this photo
go to this link
http://vimeo.com/64923339
or scan this QR Code
21
Tools used...
Steps to Using in
Education
1. First consider what is the learning goal
2. Make sure you have devices that can read a
QR C...
QR Codes in
Education
• QR Codes in Adult Education (video)
• Make your own QR Code Scavenger Hunt!
• Scavenger Hunt
• 5 R...
Make Your Own
QR Code
24
• Bitly (for URL’s) https://bitly.com/
• Google (for URL’s) http://goo.gl/
• Kaywa (for URL’s and...
Shortening Links
25
You can use BitLy to
shorten URL’s
without creating an
account
https://bitly.com/
25
Make Your Own
QR Code
1. Paste the Bitly shortened
URL in the address bar
of your browser
2. Type .qr at the end of
the sh...
• Uh oh, Bitly
doesn’t make
QR codes
anymore….
now what?
27
QR Codes from
KAYWA
28
• http://qrcode.kaywa.com/
Weebly
To Create a
Weebly Website
• Go to http://www.weebly.com
• To create your account, use an email address
you can access her...
Why Weebly?
• Free website creation tool
• Easy to add content
• Includes tools for most kinds of content
(writing, video,...
Weebly Interface
32
Weebly Forms
• Create a Contact Form
• Collect Form Submissions
• Edit the Contact Form Address
• Add an Email Newsletter ...
Weebly Tutorial
• http://help.weebly.com/beginners-guide.html
34
PollEverywhere
PollEverywhere
36
PollEverywhere
in Education
• Increasing classroom participation and attentiveness
• Encouraging risk-taking with anonymou...
PollEverywhere
38http://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/bMUbH4T1jVEPIXC
PollEverywhere
40http://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/GyDlJSh13S4znG5
PollEverywhere
in Education
• Best of Web 2.0: Using Poll Everywhere
• QR and Poll Everywhere
• Upcycled Education: PollEv...
PaperLi
Paper.Li
43http://paper.li/LACNYCnell/1320940472
Paper.Li
• Very simple to set up
• Content from Twitter,
online newspapers and
magazines
• Set up once and PaperLi
will do...
Paper.Li
• To create a PaperLi account you must have
Twitter or Facebook account
• Resources
o http://sproutsocial.com/ins...
46
My contact info
Nell Eckerlsey
• Email: nelle@lacnyc.org
• Twitter: http://twitter.com/LACNYCnell
• LINCS Technology an...
Creating Mobile Friendly Content for Adult Education
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Creating Mobile Friendly Content for Adult Education

1,001 views

Published on

Published in: Education
0 Comments
3 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,001
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
28
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
11
Comments
0
Likes
3
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide
  • http://www.everyoneon.org/adultedType in your zip code and find special discounted mifi plans and discounted refurbished hardware. This is for workers in adult ed, students and programs.
  • Individual poll questions can be displayed through your browser or as a powerpoint slide. This works well for basic cell phone or smart phone responses via text message.
  • If you group several questions together you can use the survey view to see them altogether (works well for smart phones)
  • Creating Mobile Friendly Content for Adult Education

    1. 1. Creating Mobile Friendly Content For Adult Education Nell Eckersley
    2. 2. Agenda • Introductions • What is Mobile Friendly Content? • What content do you want to deliver to mobile devices? • Tools o QR Codes o Weebly o PollEverywhere o PaperLi 2 http://slidesha.re/1j1uJJa
    3. 3. LINCS Community 3https://community.lincs.ed.gov/group/technology-and-learning
    4. 4. What is Mobile Friendly Content?
    5. 5. Mobile Friendly 1. Go to http://lacnyc.org/ on your mobile device 2. How does it compare with what shows on a computer screen? 3. Go to http://www.adultedcompass.org/ 4. How does it compare with what shows on a computer screen? 5
    6. 6. Mobile Friendly 6 http://www.adultedcompass.org/
    7. 7. Access • Phone Data Plans • WiFi • MiFi o Datajack http://www.datajack.com/ 7
    8. 8. EveryoneOn 8http://www.everyoneon.org/adulted
    9. 9. EveryoneOn 9
    10. 10. What content do you want to deliver to mobile devices?
    11. 11. Types of Content • Writing • Videos • Sound Files and Podcasts • Links • Images • Uploaded Documents • Interactive Content (Quizzes, Surveys) 11
    12. 12. Tools
    13. 13. QR Codes
    14. 14. What are QR Codes? • Q R stands for • Invented in Japan by Toyota in 1994 to track vehicles during the manufacturing process 14
    15. 15. How Would You Get to Here? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLNOpoQztF o&feature=share&list=FLEqfU4INXfYY58eh 5Ynm5vA 15 Shortened URL http://bit.ly/19wbpyV
    16. 16. QR Code Readers • QR Codes can be used with a mobile device like a smart phone or a tablet that has access to the internet • The device must have an QR Code reader (also called scanner) app installed o Apple Devices: Qrafter or Scan o Android Devices: QR Droid NOTE: You should NOT have to pay money or give information about yourself when selecting and installing a QR Code reader or scanner 16
    17. 17. Choosing Apps Ask you students “How do you choose which app to download?” • Reviews • Ratings • Description • Cost • Permissions 17
    18. 18. QR Code Readers The QR Code reader is an app that uses the camera on your device to scan the code and then uses the internet to interpret the instructions in the code 18
    19. 19. QR Codes in Real Life 19
    20. 20. QR Codes in Education 20
    21. 21. Image with Narration To hear about this photo go to this link http://vimeo.com/64923339 or scan this QR Code 21 Tools used to create this: https://www.google.com/voice https://www.dropbox.com http://vimeo.com http://qrcode.kaywa.com/dashboard/
    22. 22. Steps to Using in Education 1. First consider what is the learning goal 2. Make sure you have devices that can read a QR Code 3. Make sure the content is mobile friendly 4. Create the QR Codes you need 22
    23. 23. QR Codes in Education • QR Codes in Adult Education (video) • Make your own QR Code Scavenger Hunt! • Scavenger Hunt • 5 Real Ways To Use QR Codes In Education • Black & White and Scanned All Over (video) • QR Codes Connect Students to Books • Shambles QR Code Resource • Desktop QR Code Reader • QR Codes in Education Livebinder • 50 QR code resources for the classroom 23
    24. 24. Make Your Own QR Code 24 • Bitly (for URL’s) https://bitly.com/ • Google (for URL’s) http://goo.gl/ • Kaywa (for URL’s and contact info) http://qrcode.kaywa.com/ • ScanLife (for URL’s and contact info) http://www.scanlife.com/en/ • ZXING (for URL’s, wifi, contact info and more) http://zxing.appspot.com/generator/
    25. 25. Shortening Links 25 You can use BitLy to shorten URL’s without creating an account https://bitly.com/ 25
    26. 26. Make Your Own QR Code 1. Paste the Bitly shortened URL in the address bar of your browser 2. Type .qr at the end of the shortened URL 3. Hit the Enter key 4. Up will come your QR Code 26
    27. 27. • Uh oh, Bitly doesn’t make QR codes anymore…. now what? 27
    28. 28. QR Codes from KAYWA 28 • http://qrcode.kaywa.com/
    29. 29. Weebly
    30. 30. To Create a Weebly Website • Go to http://www.weebly.com • To create your account, use an email address you can access here • Use a password you can remember • Have a URL name idea--your free URL will look something like this http://nelightful.weebly.com/ 30
    31. 31. Why Weebly? • Free website creation tool • Easy to add content • Includes tools for most kinds of content (writing, video, links, images) • Automatically mobile friendly • Elegant design options • And did I mention…Free 31
    32. 32. Weebly Interface 32
    33. 33. Weebly Forms • Create a Contact Form • Collect Form Submissions • Edit the Contact Form Address • Add an Email Newsletter / Auto-Responder Form 33
    34. 34. Weebly Tutorial • http://help.weebly.com/beginners-guide.html 34
    35. 35. PollEverywhere
    36. 36. PollEverywhere 36
    37. 37. PollEverywhere in Education • Increasing classroom participation and attentiveness • Encouraging risk-taking with anonymous student responses • Eliciting diverse opinions when there isn’t a correct answer • Gauging student comprehension of material immediately • Grabbing students with thought-provoking opening questions • Assessing last night’s reading with a quick quiz 37http://novemberlearning.com/resources/handouts/real-time-assessment-with-poll-everywhere/
    38. 38. PollEverywhere 38http://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/bMUbH4T1jVEPIXC
    39. 39. PollEverywhere 40http://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/GyDlJSh13S4znG5
    40. 40. PollEverywhere in Education • Best of Web 2.0: Using Poll Everywhere • QR and Poll Everywhere • Upcycled Education: PollEverywhere • SMS Education: Poll Everywhere Is Making the Mobile Pop Quiz More Affordable • Our survey http://bit.ly/1oZOiBI 41
    41. 41. PaperLi
    42. 42. Paper.Li 43http://paper.li/LACNYCnell/1320940472
    43. 43. Paper.Li • Very simple to set up • Content from Twitter, online newspapers and magazines • Set up once and PaperLi will do the rest (or make changes as you need) 44
    44. 44. Paper.Li • To create a PaperLi account you must have Twitter or Facebook account • Resources o http://sproutsocial.com/insights/how-to-publish-paper-li/ o http://www.pinterest.com/explore/paperli/ o http://www.razorsocial.com/how-to-use-paper-li-to-share- great-content/ o http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/2010/10/provide -students-with-personalized.html 45
    45. 45. 46 My contact info Nell Eckerlsey • Email: nelle@lacnyc.org • Twitter: http://twitter.com/LACNYCnell • LINCS Technology and Learning Group https://community.lincs.ed.gov/ • Website: http://nelightful.weebly.com/

    ×