Unleash the Potential ofSmartphones withProject-basedAssessmentsErik ChristensenGot Smartphone, Tablet, or Laptop?Please h...
You Cannot Ignore Mobile Devices!• Today the number of mobile devices exceedsglobal population. It is expected to triple i...
St. Peter’s Square
In Middle School• 70 percent use laptops• 66 percent use desktops• 47 percent use smart phones• 25 percent use small table...
In High School• 75 percent use laptops• 65 percent use desktops• 60 percent use smart phones• 19 percent use full-size tab...
eMarketer, Aug 2012College Student SmartphoneOwnership
• Short multimedia presentation that containssome combination of:– text– images– audio– video• Allows for reflection• The ...
} TraditionalAssessmentProject-BasedAssessmentTraditional Bloom’sTaxonomy Pyramid
Samantha PenneyBloom’s DigitalTaxomomy Pyramid
Inspiration for this Presentationhttp://bit.ly/UUzglj
Project-based Assessment• Students are happy– Get to use their Smartphone for class– See relevance for what they are learn...
In My Classes• General Physics– Term Project– Extra Credit• Astronomy– Extra Credit• FYE Seminar– Final ExamStudents can c...
•Infographic•PhotoVoice•Five-Photo Story•One-Minute Video•Three-Minute Podcast
•Infographic•PhotoVoice•Five-Photo Story•One-Minute Video•Three-Minute Podcast
• Infographic = Information Graphic• A graphic visual representation ofinformation, data, or knowledge thatpresents comple...
Types of Infographics• Statistical – Numerical data and statisticscompared to each other• Timeline – Data and statistics c...
Core Elements of an Infographic• Visual– Color coding– Graphics– Reference icons• Content– Time frames– Statistics– Refere...
Source: Pearson StudentMobile Device Survey 2013,published April 2013.
Source: Pearson StudentMobile Device Survey 2013,published April 2013.
What’s Neededoror
My Assignment• Pick a topic from the chapter (textbook) andillustrate it with an infographic.• Write a 500-word essay disc...
Useful References• Five Incredible Tools to Create Infographics• I Came, I Saw, I Learned… PowerPoint: Create anInfographi...
•Infographic•PhotoVoice•Five-Photo Story•One-Minute Video•Three-Minute Podcast
What is a PhotoVoice?Picture + Paragraph
Participatory PhotographyA methodology for marginalized communitymembers share their words and photographs asa way to reac...
• Our Vision: a world in which no one isdenied the opportunity to speak out and beheard.• Our Mission is to build skills w...
What’s Neededoror
PhotoVoice = Picture + Paragraph• Take a picture of something that is part ofyour everyday life that relates to the chapte...
Examples
Useful References• Slideshare• Picasa• Flash Slideshow Maker• Sound Slides• YouTube• Flickr
•Infographic•PhotoVoice•Five-Photo Story•One-Minute Video•Three-Minute Podcast
What is a Five-Photo Story?
Tell a story in 5 frames(Visual story telling)• Creating and tell a story through visual means(five photos) with only a ti...
What’s Neededor
My Assignment• Using just five photos, illustrate a commonissue related to first-year students. Notext, other than a title...
CLEAR YOUR MIND, FOCUS,FORGET YOUR PROBLEMS,AND NOTHING WILL STAND INYOUR WAY
http://forum.baby-gaga.com/about858688.htmlhttp://faculty.stcc.edu/nash/A+%20for%20tutor%20page.jpghttp://www.hoffmaneduca...
Useful References• Story in Five Photos• Tell a Story in Five Frames• Flickr Help with Sets and Collections
•Infographic•PhotoVoice•Five-Photo Story•One-Minute Video•Three-Minute Podcast
• Very short video covering one topic• Easiest to just post to YouTube or VimeoWhat is a One-Minute Video?
• The One Minutes (TOM) is a brand name formoving images that last exactly one minute.• The One Minutes, launched in 1998 ...
1 Minute Vimeo Project Group• This project aims to study the forgotten momentsand times in life that we often pass by with...
What’s Needed
My Assignment• Create a one-minute video covering oneaspect of this course (or chapter) that youfound most interesting. Yo...
Procrastinationhttp://youtu.be/g9KrIiSzSG8
Useful Resources• YouTube• Vimeo
•Infographic•PhotoVoice•Five-Photo Story•One-Minute Video•Three-Minute Podcast
What is aThree-Minute Podcast?• Podcast = iPod + broadcast• Can play on any computer or MP3 Player• Impose a three-minute ...
What’s Needed
http://n.pr/ZG2ilO
How I use audio and videoHow to get to my office video What’s due this week audiohttp://bit.ly/16pbxMqhttp://youtu.be/QUrJ...
My Assignment• Create a three-minute podcast covering oneaspect of this course (or chapter) that youfound most interesting...
Useful Resources• Audioboo• Audacity
Project-based Assessment Options•Replace an exam•Augment an exam•Project Assignment•Extra Credit
Dont limit a child to your ownlearning, for he was born inanother time.- Rabindranath Tagore
Erik ChristensenSouth Florida State Collegeerik.christensen@southflorida.edu863.784.7363Thank You!
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
Unleash the potential of smartphones  AFC 2013
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  1. 1. Unleash the Potential ofSmartphones withProject-basedAssessmentsErik ChristensenGot Smartphone, Tablet, or Laptop?Please have it ready to use!
  2. 2. You Cannot Ignore Mobile Devices!• Today the number of mobile devices exceedsglobal population. It is expected to triple inthe next three years!
  3. 3. St. Peter’s Square
  4. 4. In Middle School• 70 percent use laptops• 66 percent use desktops• 47 percent use smart phones• 25 percent use small tablets• 23 percent use larger tablets• 17 percent use basic e-book readers• 12 percent still use netbooksSource: Pearson StudentMobile Device Survey 2013,published April 2013.
  5. 5. In High School• 75 percent use laptops• 65 percent use desktops• 60 percent use smart phones• 19 percent use full-size tablets• 17 percent use small tablets• 16 percent use basic e-book readers• 10 percent use netbooksSource: Pearson StudentMobile Device Survey2013, published April 2013.
  6. 6. eMarketer, Aug 2012College Student SmartphoneOwnership
  7. 7. • Short multimedia presentation that containssome combination of:– text– images– audio– video• Allows for reflection• The process is as important as the product
  8. 8. } TraditionalAssessmentProject-BasedAssessmentTraditional Bloom’sTaxonomy Pyramid
  9. 9. Samantha PenneyBloom’s DigitalTaxomomy Pyramid
  10. 10. Inspiration for this Presentationhttp://bit.ly/UUzglj
  11. 11. Project-based Assessment• Students are happy– Get to use their Smartphone for class– See relevance for what they are learning– Empowered to demonstrate creativity• Instructor is happy– Students are more engaged in the material– MUCH more enjoyable to grade– Develops an inventory of reusable objects
  12. 12. In My Classes• General Physics– Term Project– Extra Credit• Astronomy– Extra Credit• FYE Seminar– Final ExamStudents can choose which project typebest matches their learning style.
  13. 13. •Infographic•PhotoVoice•Five-Photo Story•One-Minute Video•Three-Minute Podcast
  14. 14. •Infographic•PhotoVoice•Five-Photo Story•One-Minute Video•Three-Minute Podcast
  15. 15. • Infographic = Information Graphic• A graphic visual representation ofinformation, data, or knowledge thatpresents complex informationquickly and clearly• They are everywhere!What is an Infographic?
  16. 16. Types of Infographics• Statistical – Numerical data and statisticscompared to each other• Timeline – Data and statistics compared to aperiod of time• Process – Data and statistics compared toa workflow• Location – Data and statistics compared togeographyOften use a combination of these
  17. 17. Core Elements of an Infographic• Visual– Color coding– Graphics– Reference icons• Content– Time frames– Statistics– References• Knowledge– Facts– Deductions
  18. 18. Source: Pearson StudentMobile Device Survey 2013,published April 2013.
  19. 19. Source: Pearson StudentMobile Device Survey 2013,published April 2013.
  20. 20. What’s Neededoror
  21. 21. My Assignment• Pick a topic from the chapter (textbook) andillustrate it with an infographic.• Write a 500-word essay discussing the issueyou selected and what you learnedconstructing this infographic.My Assignment
  22. 22. Useful References• Five Incredible Tools to Create Infographics• I Came, I Saw, I Learned… PowerPoint: Create anInfographic• Easelly• Piktochart• Infogram• Creately• Visual.ly
  23. 23. •Infographic•PhotoVoice•Five-Photo Story•One-Minute Video•Three-Minute Podcast
  24. 24. What is a PhotoVoice?Picture + Paragraph
  25. 25. Participatory PhotographyA methodology for marginalized communitymembers share their words and photographs asa way to reach decision-makers and implementpositive change in their home communities.Historically used as a tool for social activism
  26. 26. • Our Vision: a world in which no one isdenied the opportunity to speak out and beheard.• Our Mission is to build skills withindisadvantaged and marginalized communitiesusing innovative participatory photography anddigital storytelling methods to achieve positivesocial change.www.photovoice.org
  27. 27. What’s Neededoror
  28. 28. PhotoVoice = Picture + Paragraph• Take a picture of something that is part ofyour everyday life that relates to the chapterwe are studying.• Write a one paragraph caption explaining theconcept.• Post one slide with the photo and paragraphon the class online discussion board.My Assignment
  29. 29. Examples
  30. 30. Useful References• Slideshare• Picasa• Flash Slideshow Maker• Sound Slides• YouTube• Flickr
  31. 31. •Infographic•PhotoVoice•Five-Photo Story•One-Minute Video•Three-Minute Podcast
  32. 32. What is a Five-Photo Story?
  33. 33. Tell a story in 5 frames(Visual story telling)• Creating and tell a story through visual means(five photos) with only a title to help guide theinterpretation.• Creating a story in five frames is not easy.• Very easy to create a flickr set
  34. 34. What’s Neededor
  35. 35. My Assignment• Using just five photos, illustrate a commonissue related to first-year students. Notext, other than a title is allowed. Post to aFlickr set.• Write a 500-word essay discussing the issueselected and why you chose each photo.My Assignment
  36. 36. CLEAR YOUR MIND, FOCUS,FORGET YOUR PROBLEMS,AND NOTHING WILL STAND INYOUR WAY
  37. 37. http://forum.baby-gaga.com/about858688.htmlhttp://faculty.stcc.edu/nash/A+%20for%20tutor%20page.jpghttp://www.hoffmaneducation.com/sat/applying-for-sat-and-act-testing-accommodations-part-1/http://www.hercampus.com/life/academics/hardest-college-classes-countryWorksCited
  38. 38. Useful References• Story in Five Photos• Tell a Story in Five Frames• Flickr Help with Sets and Collections
  39. 39. •Infographic•PhotoVoice•Five-Photo Story•One-Minute Video•Three-Minute Podcast
  40. 40. • Very short video covering one topic• Easiest to just post to YouTube or VimeoWhat is a One-Minute Video?
  41. 41. • The One Minutes (TOM) is a brand name formoving images that last exactly one minute.• The One Minutes, launched in 1998 in theNetherlands, has developed into a global networkwith makers from 100 countries and an archive of10,000 video works that are shown internationallyon many podia.http://www.theoneminutes.org/
  42. 42. 1 Minute Vimeo Project Group• This project aims to study the forgotten momentsand times in life that we often pass by withoutacknowledging.• The rules:• Video must be exactly one minute long• No camera movement (no panning, tilting, etc)• No editing whatsoever• Use original sound• Tag with 1 minute‘• Have fun!http://vimeo.com/groups/1minute
  43. 43. What’s Needed
  44. 44. My Assignment• Create a one-minute video covering oneaspect of this course (or chapter) that youfound most interesting. Your goal is to teachthat topic in one minute!• Write a 500-word essay explaining theconcept, your video, and how you plan to usethis concept in the future.
  45. 45. Procrastinationhttp://youtu.be/g9KrIiSzSG8
  46. 46. Useful Resources• YouTube• Vimeo
  47. 47. •Infographic•PhotoVoice•Five-Photo Story•One-Minute Video•Three-Minute Podcast
  48. 48. What is aThree-Minute Podcast?• Podcast = iPod + broadcast• Can play on any computer or MP3 Player• Impose a three-minute limit
  49. 49. What’s Needed
  50. 50. http://n.pr/ZG2ilO
  51. 51. How I use audio and videoHow to get to my office video What’s due this week audiohttp://bit.ly/16pbxMqhttp://youtu.be/QUrJ5bPK1rQ
  52. 52. My Assignment• Create a three-minute podcast covering oneaspect of this course (or chapter) that youfound most interesting. Your goal is to teachthat topic in three minutes!• Write a 500-word essay explaining theconcept, your podcast, and how you plan touse this concept in the future.
  53. 53. Useful Resources• Audioboo• Audacity
  54. 54. Project-based Assessment Options•Replace an exam•Augment an exam•Project Assignment•Extra Credit
  55. 55. Dont limit a child to your ownlearning, for he was born inanother time.- Rabindranath Tagore
  56. 56. Erik ChristensenSouth Florida State Collegeerik.christensen@southflorida.edu863.784.7363Thank You!

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