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Mobile Nomads and Social Media, Fredericton, NB, Canada

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a ppt on mobile projects that the Institute of Tropical Medicine is involved in and linked to social media.

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Mobile Nomads and Social Media, Fredericton, NB, Canada

  1. 1. M-Nomads: creating a mobile oasis with social media by Inge de Waard
  2. 2. Today's emerging mobile learning industry is open for exploration
  3. 3. eLearning developers & providers need to join the mobile caravan “ You must be the change you wish to see” - Gandhi
  4. 4. Where to start ? How do we motivate ourself and others?
  5. 5. Your mobile goals are within reach if you gather around the oasis "Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work. " --Bette Davis
  6. 6. Engage in mobile projects and create a tribe of explorers
  7. 7. Develop pilot programs 3 examples with different technologies <ul><li>co design and co deploy </li></ul>
  8. 8. Research based on simple data exchange: FAMACHA anaemia
  9. 9. analyze before setting up a mobile project Target Group Build on what exists Cost
  10. 10. incorporate all the participants Sms Delimiters Sms: 8431,1,3,2,1,3,2,4,2 farmer cattle eye data
  11. 11. Assure benefits for all Mobile data connection: great for statistical, rural research!
  12. 12. Telemedicine
  13. 13. Be inspired by student centered learning and interactivity Active learning techniques benefit all
  14. 14. Provide content that is cross platform
  15. 15. Know the conditions or needs that your learners face Wimax asp programming
  16. 16. connect and spread the message Mobile discussion fora: great for peer to peer knowledge exchange! Give those in need the tools to set-up a project
  17. 17. eSCART online courses Different media suit different learners’ skills
  18. 18. Redesign existing strong projects eXelearning.org Javascript Html & CSS
  19. 19. Make learning a multi-sensory experience <ul><li>Natural Evolution HIV/AIDS </li></ul>Screen capturing (captivate, camtasia) Video editing (final cut, premiere) Audio editing (audicity = free) Asynchronous discussion +
  20. 20. Make learning a multi-sensory experience
  21. 21. Explore the software you already use <ul><li>Mobile = mp4 conversion </li></ul>offline possibilities Redesign material for mobile use whenever possible
  22. 22. Develop pilot programs 3 examples with different technologies <ul><li>co design and co deploy </li></ul>
  23. 23. Use social media to motivate learners Last_FM
  24. 24. Use social media to motivate learners
  25. 25. Use social media to motivate learners
  26. 26. group benefits: create a global tribe
  27. 27. <ul><li>Involve more senses and interactivity => better learning outcomes </li></ul>Creating a group dynamic assures pedagogical benefits
  28. 28. Join relevant communities <ul><li>College2.0 learning community </li></ul><ul><li>Gaming community </li></ul><ul><li>Canadian eLear ning research community </li></ul>Useful in mobile forums or to find partners
  29. 29. Use wikis to enhance social interaction in mobile projects read/write edit publish
  30. 30. Use wikis to enhance social interaction in mobile projects Blade wiki : personal mobile wiki Tiki wiki : mobile wiki We used a wiki with all the teachers to follow up on the development of e-courses
  31. 31. vodcasting: were high end Web2.0 meets … you, me & everyone we know <ul><li>ITM vodcast </li></ul>Vodcasts enable immediate mobile access/download through iTunes Post movies from your mobile to YouTube or Blip.tv
  32. 32. Don’t be a lonely nomad: make your profile known
  33. 33. Use your profile to connect to people facebook LinkedIn cv Flickr mobile photos
  34. 34. Use your profile to connect to people Del.icio.us
  35. 35. microblogging let your tribe know what you are doing <ul><li>Twitter </li></ul>=> Keep in touch with members/learners on the (mobile) go Jaiku
  36. 36. Let’s do it! <ul><li>&quot;What we have to learn to do, </li></ul><ul><li>we learn by doing.&quot; – Aristotle </li></ul>
  37. 37. Do it! & keep it small See result: www.youtube.com/profile?user=cyberinge Send video to: [email_address] See the result on: http://twitter.com/rhl_mobile Log in to twitter.com: User: Rhl_mobile Pw: ilikeyou See the result on www.flickr.com/photos/14189102@N05/ Send a mail to: [email_address] Why? To share movies that could help discussing a case or study Why? To share progress or interesting links Why? To share photos of cases or projects
  38. 38. Will you be able to create your own mobile knowledge oasis?
  39. 39. Will your projects die through lack of motivation?
  40. 40. Engage in mobile projects and create a mobile tribe
  41. 41. Mobile projects will put your knowledge on the map So join the mobile caravan
  42. 42. Contact me Email: idewaard@ itg.be Blog: ignatiawebs.blogspot.com Del.icio.us: http:// del.icio.us/ignatia linkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/1/B09/452 Twitter: http:// twitter.com/Ignatia

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