Quick Bytes: Are you smarter than a fifth grader?

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Quick Bytes: Are you smarter than a fifth grader?

  1. 1. QUICK BYTES<br />Are you smarter than a fifth grader?<br />Amy Baker<br />Program Resource Director<br />
  2. 2. EXTENSIONShort Attention Span Theater<br />Encouraging and supporting intra-organizational learning<br />AN ONLINE ENRICHMENT COURSE COMING JANUARY 2012<br />
  3. 3. QUICK BYTE #6<br />Learn what an “app” really is<br />
  4. 4. Learn What an “App” Really Is<br />“App” 2010 Word of the Year<br />Shortened term for application<br />Current terminology implies…<br />A $1-10 unit <br />A mobile application<br />Bought quickly on your device<br />Sold through Apple App Store or other markets<br />-Not just an Apple trend<br />-Not just a smart phone trend<br />
  5. 5. Learn What an “App” Really Is<br />
  6. 6. Learn What an “App” Really Is<br />
  7. 7. Learn What an “App” Really Is<br />
  8. 8. Learn What an “App” Really Is<br />
  9. 9. Learn What an “App” Really Is<br />
  10. 10. Learn What an “App” Really Is<br />How to make an app<br />Hire an 8th grader/starving programmer<br />Submit to Apple App Store/other market<br />Bubble Ball, designed by a 14-year old, downloaded 3 million times<br />
  11. 11. Learn What an “App” Really Is<br />
  12. 12. Learn What an “App” Really Is<br />APP STRENGTHS<br />User Interface possibilities<br />Easily, instantly updatable<br />APP WEAKNESSES<br />Users need app-capable device<br />Hard to make profits (hear say)<br />
  13. 13. QUICK BYTE #7<br />Use a Smart Phone<br />
  14. 14. Use a Smart Phone<br />WHAT IS A SMART PHONE<br />Browser<br />Email<br />Phone<br />Runs Apps <br />Touch Screen<br />REGULAR PHONE<br />Phone<br />Texting/SMS Messaging<br />
  15. 15. QUICK BYTE #8<br />Recognize a QR Code<br />
  16. 16. Recognize a QR Code<br />Barcode<br />Points to a URL<br />Best used in locations wheremobile devices are morehandy than a computer keyboard<br />
  17. 17. Recognize a QR Code<br />
  18. 18. QUICK BYTE #9<br />Take a Twit Pic<br />
  19. 19. Take a Twit Pic<br />
  20. 20. Send a Twit Pic<br />
  21. 21. QUICK BYTE #10<br />Learn how to Skype<br />
  22. 22. Learn How to Skype<br />One-to-one video calls<br />A computer (or a smart phone, be careful of your data limit)<br />Free Skype download<br />Video camera<br />Microphone<br />
  23. 23. Learn How to Skype<br />Skype in the classroom<br />education.skype.com<br />Skype education ideas<br />Skype in a speaker, author<br />Skype a “virtual” field trip<br />Video collaboration meeting<br />Be available to your audience<br />
  24. 24. QUICK BYTE #11<br />Google Chat with someone<br />
  25. 25. Google Chat<br />
  26. 26. Google Chat<br />
  27. 27. Google Chat<br />Set your status<br />Don’t be invisible all the time<br />Get to the point<br />No chat history<br />Put in your picture (see Quick Byte #2, Updating your online professional presence)<br />
  28. 28. QUICK BYTE #12<br />Fix your facebook Settings<br />
  29. 29. Fix Your Facebook Settings<br />Secure your connection<br />
  30. 30. Fix your Facebook Settings<br />Pick a name, any name<br />
  31. 31. Fix your Facebook Settings<br />Use Lists to control privacy of posts<br />
  32. 32. Fix your Facebook Settings<br />
  33. 33. Fix your Facebook Settings<br />View your profile as the public or any specific person<br />
  34. 34. QUICK BYTE #13<br />Edit a movie with free software<br />
  35. 35. Edit a Movie with Free Software<br />Free download!<br />
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  38. 38. QUICK BYTE #14<br />Explore itunes u<br />
  39. 39. Explore Itunes U<br />350,000 free lectures<br />400 universities have free, public content<br />Can include movies, audio, study guides (any PDF), .ePub format (books)<br />
  40. 40. Explore Itunes U<br />
  41. 41. Explore iTunes U<br />
  42. 42. Explore iTunes U<br />
  43. 43. Explore iTunes U<br />
  44. 44. Explore iTunes U<br />U of M is active, Extension has room to grow?<br />
  45. 45. EXTENSIONShort Attention Span Theater<br />Encouraging and supporting intra-organizational learning<br />AN ONLINE ENRICHMENT COURSE COMING JANUARY 2012<br />
  46. 46. Questions<br />

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