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  1. 1. Mobisticks Anne Charlotte Petersen Barcelona 27th April 2012fredag den 27. april 2012
  2. 2. The presentation Work with mobiles in Vifin - a short history Mobisticks Information Learning At the workplacefredag den 27. april 2012
  3. 3. Mobidic November - December 2008 Phrases and words connected to: Transport Sector: Job interview, Working in Denmark, Living and working, Dialogues, Info (breaks and the like) Construction Industry: Job interview, Working in Denmark, Living and Working, Safety, Work enviroment Social Health: Job interview, Working in Denmark, Living and Working, Dialogues with people in your care Online/Mobile: Text, Sound, Pronunciation English, German, Polishfredag den 27. april 2012
  4. 4. Mobile Language Lab August 2006 - March 2007 The neighbor, the supermarket, L2 learners, short or long education, the nursery, the playground, the cafe, intermediate level. L2 speakers in girlfriends, the telecom shop, the canteen, vocational training, job etc. the break, the manager 10 Conversations on video, improvised, 3 minutes Info about conversations: start, stop, subject, change of subject, listener, grammar etc. Analysis tools: sequence analysis, concordance analysis, broader analysis. A learning platform for upload of your own videos and discussion of themfredag den 27. april 2012
  5. 5. Mobile training May 2009 - September 2012 Aimed at the teachers, courses for the teachers. How to use to mobile for learning close to work practise. Concepts for the learning. Usergenerated autenthic learning material through the mobile. A platform to share the content social media/Evernote. Borrowed phones students own devices. Internet apps The mobile as a tool: registration/documentation, encyclopedia, communication.fredag den 27. april 2012
  6. 6. Mobisticks February 2010 - October 2011 Building a website for creating free mobisticks (QR-codes). Informal learning. Information: Museum of Vejle, The city Archives of Vejle, Økolariet, The job center, Recycling station, City museum L2 learning - children (grade 8) and adults (language school). Being exemplary Workplacesfredag den 27. april 2012
  7. 7. Evaluation Quantitatively: Knowledge and use of the codes: 152 respondents 37 - mobile network 97 - teachers 20 - managers Qualitatively: Focus group interview: Nørremarkskolen, Lærdansk Århus, CSV, Økolariet, Museum of Vejle, The city Archives. 12 pupils, grade 8 14 students, language school Project manager Project blogfredag den 27. april 2012
  8. 8. Økolariet Knowledge- and activity center: Clima, nature, enviroment, energy, inventions and innovation Video - with information about the place Music and nodes - Trædballehuspolka Quizes - and the answers Translations in the museum.fredag den 27. april 2012
  9. 9. Information Museum of Vejle: Motorbikes - sound of the bikes The City Archives: Home dear Home (videos) + Democracy and citizenship (web pages) Job center: job opportunities, videos with the counselors Recycling station: How to sort the garbage, illustrations City Museum: Further information about the places and plans (videos)fredag den 27. april 2012
  10. 10. Information: Conclusions A good supplement to exhibitions, but can’t stay alone Makes less written material necessary in the exhibition A good way to make an exhibition more mobile (geograhically)fredag den 27. april 2012
  11. 11. Information: Lesson learned A good way to involve young people A good way in general to get in contact with more people/get interest Information has to be of a good Urban Story quality and focused lærke Thorst Balslev Ought to give an “aha” experiencefredag den 27. april 2012
  12. 12. Mobisticks - at the library Easy-readers A mobistick A blog - text/audio - book reviewsfredag den 27. april 2012
  13. 13. Learning Grade 8 Writing about family traditions, scan and share Film production - working with perspective 2. World War - sticks in chronological order with text and video German: Grammar explanations. Sound or website. Language school Book reviews/recommendations Teacher created mobisticks related to existing materials - up to date information, other kind of informations. Grammar.fredag den 27. april 2012
  14. 14. Learning: Conclusion A good supplement to written material - help understand it A good way to differentiate the teaching L2 learners: word explanations, instructions to use machines, cultural understanding L2 learnes with long education: relevant in professional contexts Motivating for children to be allowed to use the mobile Motivates children to contribute to the production of materialfredag den 27. april 2012
  15. 15. Learning: Lesson learned A tool, not at method Be aware when to use the codes - could you just as easily access the content in another way? Links to sound, video and images are the best Be aware of the amount of text to read on the mobile The Internet Connection has to be working/good Show/give a way to store the information on the mobile It’s easier for children to keep track of the information on the mobile, than on papers. Children, and adults who are not skilled learners, found it difficult to create sticks themself. Adults also to install the scannerfredag den 27. april 2012
  16. 16. Workplace March - December 2011 New- and weaker employees Creating an exemplary set of mobisticks. Information about The Danish Labor System Foreigners at the work places Language teaching for foreign employees Information when and where it’s needed. Direct links. Courses in the use/creation of Mobisticks for managers, HR-employees etc.fredag den 27. april 2012
  17. 17. Workplace: Conclusion + lessoned learned Workplaces do already know QR-codes Difficult to make the workplaces see the relevance of the codes Want specific information instead of general information Small workplaces showed the most interest Used to help employees with reading difficulties oral explanation when needed and as many times as neededfredag den 27. april 2012
  18. 18. Work places 2. To what extent do you find Mobisticks useful in your work place? 3. How likely is it, that you want to use something from the course in the future?fredag den 27. april 2012
  19. 19. Lesson learned: In general simple website means, that you want to use it. Inspires to use Irritating with the extra “click” because of the information about payment (access to the Internet) Possibility of ESP-files would be good (print quality)fredag den 27. april 2012
  20. 20. Recommendations Pedagogical templates for the use of mobisticks Make dialogue possible User/institution administration of the website Available statistics on the use of the mobisticks More kind of content in one stick. Personalized content when scanningfredag den 27. april 2012
  21. 21. anchp@vejle.dkfredag den 27. april 2012