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Mobile Learning Workshop


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Workshop for DIT staff on Mobile Learning.

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Mobile Learning Workshop

  1. 1. Mobile Technologies for LearningClaudia Igbrude2013
  2. 2. • Definitions• Affordances of mobile devices• Examples of mLearning• Tools• Try-itAgenda
  3. 3. The exploitation of ubiquitoushandheld technologies, togetherwith wireless and mobile phonenetworks, to facilitate, support,enhance and extend the reach ofteaching and learning”( definition
  4. 4. Mobile learning is more than theuse of ubiquitous devices as it alsorefers to learning across contexts,eg:-while on the bus,-while moving from one lecture room toanother,-while out on field trips….etc….mobile learning defn
  5. 5. Mobile devices
  6. 6. Affordances of Mobile phones• Portability• Connectivity• HCI types• Geo Location• Content creation: Image,Video, Audio• Application availability
  7. 7. Technologies in general
  8. 8. • Texting• Evaluation/Assessment• Learning Management Systems:Blackboard, MoodleTechnologies in education
  9. 9. • Learning/Performance support• Just in time learning/ Byte size learning• Augmenting existing learningexperiences• Enabling Authentic learningWhen to use mobile learning
  10. 10. Mobile Learning Showcase• Texting• Apps : 1, 2• Games: 1, 2
  11. 11. Mobile Learning Showcase• SPATIAL STUDIES: Videos +QRcode• Micro Courses or Byte sized learning• CHINESE : Contextual texting• BUSINESS/ENTREPRENEURSHIPPROGRAMME:Texting for Information & Scaffolding
  12. 12. Presentation of mobile content??? Native or Web ???
  13. 13. …a few questions…Go to www.socrative.comEnter the given room number.(80202)Answer the questions.
  14. 14. Your thoughts•
  15. 15. Check out/ , enablemobilehttp://socrative.comOther tools for creating, creating ipad apps (on MAC):(padilicious)
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