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Mobile Learning Ideas and Options

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Mobile Learning Ideas and Options

  1. 1. MobileTeaching & Learning Ideas & Options Jongpil Cheon, Texas Tech University
  2. 2. Mobile Teaching & Learning HELLO my name is Jongpil Cheon Assistant Professor Instructional Technology Texas Tech University
  3. 3. Mobile Teaching & Learning Mobile Society Society is moving to mobile Mobile Year in Review 2011 Virtual Subway Store with QR code
  4. 4. Mobile Teaching & Learning Global Tablet Sales to Pass 80 Million in 2012 • 85% of mobile devices will be web enabled by 2012. • Mobile search grew by 400% in the past year. • 33% of search have local intent/results. • 59% of people visit a local store http://bit.ly/oGwynK after searching for it on a mobile device. • 15% of insurance and finance searches are from mobile devices. • 30% of restaurant searches are from mobile devices.
  5. 5. Mobile Teaching & Learning Business is ahead of Education
  6. 6. Mobile Teaching & Learning Are We Ready for m-Learning? From 238 undergraduate students at Texas Tech in April, 2011 Do you have a smartphone? No 58 iPhone iPhone 111 Other smartphone Other types of No smartphone Smartphone 69
  7. 7. Mobile Teaching & Learning Are We Ready for m-Learning? Intention to use m-learning: 5.11 out of 7 7 5.56 5.69 6 5.40 4.67 5 4 Instructors 3 Other students 2 1 0 Readiness Communication
  8. 8. Mobile Teaching & Learning Are We Ready for m-Learning? What do you want to do with your mobile devices in your coursework? Accessing course information (e.g., schedulers, exam results) Communicating with teachers Discussing about course content with other students Accessing course contents (e.g., reading materials or multimedia resources) Collaborating on course projects with other students Taking a test or exam 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  9. 9. Mobile Teaching & Learning The Slow-Motion Mobile Campus The availability of mobile devices does NOT guarantee their use in higher education Social, cultural and organizational challenges
  10. 10. Mobile Teaching & Learning What is m-learning? • Mobile learning is a specific type of learning model using mobile technology. • Mobile learning is more than just learning delivered and supported by handheld and mobile technologies. It is learning that is both formal and informal, context aware, and authentic for the learner (Traxler, 2005, 2007, 2010).
  11. 11. Mobile Teaching & Learning Characteristics of Mobile Devices Flexibility of time and location • Portability • Instant Connectivity • Context Sensitivity
  12. 12. Mobile Teaching & Learning Potential Benefits of m-Learning • Cost Savings • Ubiquitous Communication • Study Aids • Location-based Services
  13. 13. Mobile Teaching & Learning m-Learning Approaches • Individualized • Situated • Collaborative • Informal
  14. 14. Mobile Teaching & Learning Limitations of m-learning • Technical Limitation • Psychological Limitation • Pedagogical Limitation
  15. 15. Mobile Teaching & Learning Limitations of m-learning
  16. 16. Mobile Teaching & Learning m-Learning Design • Smaller Chunks in terms of length and time • Simple and easy to understand • Communication and Discussions • Leverage Existing Educational Apps • Consider Different Platforms • Avoid costs to students • Integrating Location
  17. 17. Mobile Teaching & Learning Native App vs. Mobile Web Native App Mobile Web VS.
  18. 18. Mobile Teaching & Learning Use of Mobile Devices • Increase interaction with course content • Increase access to student information & campus resources • Create representation of knowledge • Augment face-to-face instruction • Support performance & decision-making • Deploy instruction ( Grant, 2011)
  19. 19. Mobile Teaching & Learning Bloom’s Taxonomy
  20. 20. Mobile Teaching & Learning Bloom’s Taxonomy
  21. 21. Mobile Teaching & Learning Bloom’s Taxonomy for iPads
  22. 22. Mobile Teaching & Learning Bloom’s Taxonomy for iPads
  23. 23. Mobile Teaching & Learning Let’s Start to use mobile devices zxv In the classroom xzv Out of the classroom
  24. 24. Mobile Teaching & Learning Let’s Start (Jongpil’s suggestions) In the classroom • Presentation (Instructor): Slideshark, Presentation Clock, SyncPad, Prezi viewer • Note taking (Student): Upad
  25. 25. Mobile Teaching & Learning Let’s Start (Jongpil’s suggestions) In the classroom • Additional materials (Instructor): QR code • Representation of knowledge (Student): Mindmeister, Idea Sketch
  26. 26. Mobile Teaching & Learning Let’s Start (Jongpil’s suggestions) In the classroom • Quiz: Flashcard, Socrative • Class management: TeachrPal
  27. 27. Mobile Teaching & Learning Let’s Start (Jongpil’s suggestions) In the classroom • Various apps: http://www.apple.com/education/apps https://market.android.com/apps/EDUCATION • Polls: Poll everywhere
  28. 28. Mobile Teaching & Learning Apps for Teachers
  29. 29. Mobile Teaching & Learning Let’s Start (Jongpil’s suggestions) Out of the classroom • Mobile Web for your course: - Google Sites Mobile - http://mobile.wix.com/ - http://www.mobeezo.com/
  30. 30. Mobile Teaching & Learning Let’s Start (Jongpil’s suggestions) Out of the classroom • Communication: TextPlus • Phonecasting: iPadio • Video sharing: qik
  31. 31. Mobile Teaching & Learning Let’s Start (Jongpil’s suggestions) Out of the classroom • Deploy instruction: edmodo, Skitch • Video Conferencing: Lync Group code: 7vssod
  32. 32. Mobile Teaching & Learning Technology is neither good nor bad ; nor is it neutral. Kranzberg’s First Law
  33. 33. Mobile Teaching & Learning Questions This presentation is available at: Dr. Jongpil Cheon @ jongpil.cheon@ttu.edu

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