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Using
Mobile
Devices
in Adult
Education
Nell Eckersley
2https://community.lincs.ed.gov/group/technology-and-learning
Introductions
• Name
• Where do you work
• What do you teach?
• What is one thing would you like to take
away from this se...
This PowerPoint
4
http://slidesha.re/1uduufQ
Agenda
• Who has Cell Phones?
• What do People do with Cell Phones,
Smartphones, and iPod Touches?
• How can we harness th...
6
https://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/yGWpGgix2SqamCv#
to see live poll http://slidesha.re/1uduufQ
Pew Study on Cell Phone
Ownership 2014
Gender Cell Phone Smartphone
a Men (n=1,029) 93% 61%
b Women (n=1,223) 88% 57%
8
Ra...
Pew Study on Cell Phone
Ownership 2013
Age Cell Phone Smartphone
a 18-29 (n=404) 98% 83%
b 30-49 (n=577) 97% 74%
c 50-64 (...
Pew Study on Cell Phone
Ownership 2013
10
Educational Attainment Cell Phone Smartphone
a High school grad or less 87% 44%
...
Pew Study on Cell Phone
Ownership 2013
11
Household Income Cell Phone Smartphone
a Less than $30,000/yr (n=580) 84% 47%
b ...
12
http://www.pewinternet.org/data-trend/mobile/device-ownership/
As of January 2014:
90% of American adults have a cell p...
Access
13
https://republicwireless.com/
14
Everyone On
15http://www.everyoneon.org/adulted
Types of Cell Phones
• Simple cell phones
• Feature cell phones
• Smart cell phones
16
Types of Tablets
17
• Camera?
• Download Apps?
• WiFi Access?
18
What are people doing with all
these devices?
Accessing the Internet
20http://www.pewinternet.org/fact-sheets/mobile-technology-fact-sheet/
34% of cell internet users go online mostly using t...
21
Surveys and
Quizzes Skyping
22
Travel
23
QR
Codes
24
Taking Photos to
remember something
Keeping Organized
25
Receiving information by Text
26
27
28
29
30http://nelightful.weebly.com/mobile-technology.html
31http://www.edutopia.org/mobile-devices-learning-resource-guide
Tools and
Applications
32
Cell Phone Etiquette
http://huff.to/oXwEjJ
33
Sending Group Texts
• 7 services for sending Group texts
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2012/0
4/7-services-for-sending-...
Choosing Apps
35
Choosing Apps
Ask you students “How do you choose
which app to download?”
• Reviews
• Ratings
• Description
• Cost
36
Evernote
37
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/evernote/id281796108?mt=8
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ev...
Using Evernote in Education
• http://www.livebinders.com/play/play_or_e
dit?id=359915
• http://www.educatorstechnology.com...
DropBox
Features:
• Access all your photos, docs and videos from any
device.
• 2 GB of space when you sign up -- free!
• A...
Polls and Quizzes
• PollEverywhere
http://www.polleverywhere.com/
• Qiz.Tel http://qiz.tel/ Large catalog of
quizzes that ...
PollEverywhere
41
https://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/S8zYOIt8OeAcfp6
QR Codes
43
What QR Codes Do
• QR codes contain information and
instructions on what your device should do
with the information
 Take...
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...
QR Code Readers
The QR Code reader
uses the camera on
your device to scan
the code and then
uses the internet to
interpret...
QR Codes: Applications in
Education (Video)
• http://bit.ly/LCszKx
47
QR Codes in Education
• Make your own QR Code Scavenger Hunt!
• Scavenger Hunt
• 5 Real Ways To Use QR Codes In Education
...
QR Codes in Education
• Desktop QR Code Reader
• QR Codes in Education Livebinder
• 50 QR code resources for the classroom...
QR Code Creation
• Kaywa http://qrcode.kaywa.com/
• ScanLife http://www.scanlife.com/en/
50
Agile/Responsive Design
51
http://www.adultedcompass.org/
Google Voice
52
Google Voice Activity
• Practice the dialogue
– Person 1: Excuse me, do you know what
time it is?
Person 2: Yes, it's two ...
YouTube
• Create videos on mobile device
• Share Videos via mobile devices
• To see sample video: Text me at 347 742
6128 ...
Using Video with Students
• Ma and Pa Kettle Math
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CACQmiaU6CU
• Students make their own ve...
Smart Phone Apps for Learning
• http://www.educause.edu/Resources/7Th
ingsYouShouldKnowAboutMobil/204763
• http://101besta...
Putting it All Together
1. Think of a lesson you are doing that
could enhanced by using mobile devices
2. Use the resource...
Our Google Doc
See the results here
http://bit.ly/iPadAppsAdultEd
58
Nell Eckersley
• Subject Matter Expert, LINCS Community
Technology and Learning Group
• https://community.lincs.ed.gov/
• ...
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  1. 1. Using Mobile Devices in Adult Education Nell Eckersley
  2. 2. 2https://community.lincs.ed.gov/group/technology-and-learning
  3. 3. Introductions • Name • Where do you work • What do you teach? • What is one thing would you like to take away from this session 3
  4. 4. This PowerPoint 4 http://slidesha.re/1uduufQ
  5. 5. Agenda • Who has Cell Phones? • What do People do with Cell Phones, Smartphones, and iPod Touches? • How can we harness this for education? • Useful apps & lesson ideas 5 http://slidesha.re/1uduufQ to get to PowerPoint
  6. 6. 6 https://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/yGWpGgix2SqamCv# to see live poll http://slidesha.re/1uduufQ
  7. 7. Pew Study on Cell Phone Ownership 2014 Gender Cell Phone Smartphone a Men (n=1,029) 93% 61% b Women (n=1,223) 88% 57% 8 Race/Ethnicity Cell Phone Smartphone a White, Non-Hispanic (n=1,571) 90% 53% b Black, Non-Hispanic (n=252) 90% 59% c Hispanic (n=249) 92% 61% http://www.pewinternet.org/fact-sheets/mobile-technology-fact-sheet/
  8. 8. Pew Study on Cell Phone Ownership 2013 Age Cell Phone Smartphone a 18-29 (n=404) 98% 83% b 30-49 (n=577) 97% 74% c 50-64 (n=641) 88% 49% d 65+ (n=570) 74% 19% 9 http://www.pewinternet.org/fact-sheets/mobile-technology-fact-sheet/
  9. 9. Pew Study on Cell Phone Ownership 2013 10 Educational Attainment Cell Phone Smartphone a High school grad or less 87% 44% b Some college 93% 67% c College+ 93% 71% http://www.pewinternet.org/fact-sheets/mobile-technology-fact-sheet/
  10. 10. Pew Study on Cell Phone Ownership 2013 11 Household Income Cell Phone Smartphone a Less than $30,000/yr (n=580) 84% 47% b $30,000-$49,000 (n=374) 90% 53% c $50,000-$74,000 (n=298) 99% 61% d $75,000+ (N=582) 98% 81% http://www.pewinternet.org/fact-sheets/mobile-technology-fact-sheet/
  11. 11. 12 http://www.pewinternet.org/data-trend/mobile/device-ownership/ As of January 2014: 90% of American adults have a cell phone 58% of American adults have a smartphone 32% of American adults own an e-reader 42% of American adults own a tablet computer
  12. 12. Access 13 https://republicwireless.com/
  13. 13. 14
  14. 14. Everyone On 15http://www.everyoneon.org/adulted
  15. 15. Types of Cell Phones • Simple cell phones • Feature cell phones • Smart cell phones 16
  16. 16. Types of Tablets 17 • Camera? • Download Apps? • WiFi Access?
  17. 17. 18 What are people doing with all these devices?
  18. 18. Accessing the Internet
  19. 19. 20http://www.pewinternet.org/fact-sheets/mobile-technology-fact-sheet/ 34% of cell internet users go online mostly using their phones
  20. 20. 21 Surveys and Quizzes Skyping
  21. 21. 22 Travel
  22. 22. 23 QR Codes
  23. 23. 24 Taking Photos to remember something
  24. 24. Keeping Organized 25
  25. 25. Receiving information by Text 26
  26. 26. 27
  27. 27. 28
  28. 28. 29
  29. 29. 30http://nelightful.weebly.com/mobile-technology.html
  30. 30. 31http://www.edutopia.org/mobile-devices-learning-resource-guide
  31. 31. Tools and Applications 32
  32. 32. Cell Phone Etiquette http://huff.to/oXwEjJ 33
  33. 33. Sending Group Texts • 7 services for sending Group texts http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2012/0 4/7-services-for-sending-group-texts- to.html#.UcvJMflYWSo • How to send text messages from your computer http://www.ehow.com/how_5140350_text- cell-phone-computer.html 34
  34. 34. Choosing Apps 35
  35. 35. Choosing Apps Ask you students “How do you choose which app to download?” • Reviews • Ratings • Description • Cost 36
  36. 36. Evernote 37 https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/evernote/id281796108?mt=8 https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.evernote
  37. 37. Using Evernote in Education • http://www.livebinders.com/play/play_or_e dit?id=359915 • http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012 /06/ultimate-simplified-guide-to-use-of.html • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mkm8xx X6iWM (video) 38
  38. 38. DropBox Features: • Access all your photos, docs and videos from any device. • 2 GB of space when you sign up -- free! • Automatically save photos and videos to Dropbox and earn up to 3 GB additional free space. • Share a link to even your biggest files— no more attachments! • Add files to your "Favorites" for fast, offline viewing. Use Dropbox to save and share photos and videos in a snap or even take your work on the go. If something happens to your iPhone or iPad, your stuff is always safe in Dropbox! 39 https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dropbox/id327630330?mt=8 https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dropbox.android&hl=en
  39. 39. Polls and Quizzes • PollEverywhere http://www.polleverywhere.com/ • Qiz.Tel http://qiz.tel/ Large catalog of quizzes that can be done on cell phones • MobileStudy http://www.mobilestudy.org/ http://www.mobilestudy.org/u/11304/m/ Allows you to create your own quizzes that can be accessed via mobile device 40
  40. 40. PollEverywhere 41 https://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/S8zYOIt8OeAcfp6
  41. 41. QR Codes 43
  42. 42. What QR Codes Do • QR codes contain information and instructions on what your device should do with the information  Take you to audio, pictures, videos, and websites  Save information in your address book 44
  43. 43. 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 – 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 45
  44. 44. QR Code Readers The QR Code reader uses the camera on your device to scan the code and then uses the internet to interpret the instructions in the code 46
  45. 45. QR Codes: Applications in Education (Video) • http://bit.ly/LCszKx 47
  46. 46. QR Codes in Education • 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 48
  47. 47. QR Codes in Education • Desktop QR Code Reader • QR Codes in Education Livebinder • 50 QR code resources for the classroom 49
  48. 48. QR Code Creation • Kaywa http://qrcode.kaywa.com/ • ScanLife http://www.scanlife.com/en/ 50
  49. 49. Agile/Responsive Design 51 http://www.adultedcompass.org/
  50. 50. Google Voice 52
  51. 51. Google Voice Activity • Practice the dialogue – Person 1: Excuse me, do you know what time it is? Person 2: Yes, it's two o'clock. • Call (347) 927-7044 (Nell’s GoogleVoice number) • When the voicemail prompts you to speak, read the dialog into the phone • https://www.google.com/voice#inbox 53
  52. 52. 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: 54 http://bit.ly/19waD4W
  53. 53. Using Video with Students • Ma and Pa Kettle Math https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CACQmiaU6CU • Students make their own version http://bit.ly/1zM4Od7 • Khan Academy https://www.khanacademy.org/ • Using video with ESL students http://www.cal.org/caela/esl_resources/digests/video.html • Using Video with Adult students http://wiki.literacytent.org/index.php/Using_Video_with_Adu lt_Learners_-_Links_%26_Resources 55
  54. 54. Smart Phone Apps for Learning • http://www.educause.edu/Resources/7Th ingsYouShouldKnowAboutMobil/204763 • http://101bestandroidapps.com/category/ education/ • http://www.apple.com/education/ipodtouc h-iphone/ • http://www.teachhub.com/how-use-cell- phones-learning-tools 56
  55. 55. Putting it All Together 1. Think of a lesson you are doing that could enhanced by using mobile devices 2. Use the resources discussed earlier to identify an app (or 2) that could work for this purpose 3. Share your apps on this Google Form http://bit.ly/iPadAppsAdultEdForm 57
  56. 56. Our Google Doc See the results here http://bit.ly/iPadAppsAdultEd 58
  57. 57. Nell Eckersley • Subject Matter Expert, LINCS Community Technology and Learning Group • https://community.lincs.ed.gov/ • Email: nelle@lacnyc.org • Twitter: http://twitter.com/LACNYCnell • Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/nell.eckersleylac • Blog: http://nelightful.wordpress.com/ • Delicious: http://www.delicious.com/nelleckersley 59

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