Teaching 21st Century Learners with Mobile Devices

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Teaching 21st Century Learners with Mobile Devices

  1. 1. Teaching 21st Century Learners with Mobile Devices Jozenia Colorado, Ph.D. Emporia State University EdMedia Conference June 27, 2012 Denver, CO
  2. 2. Agenda• 21st Century Learners• Challenges to Using Mobile Devices in Education• Opportunities for Using Mobile Devices in Education• Q&A
  3. 3. 21st Century Learners• Digital Natives • Computers• Net Generation • Internet• Generation Y • Video Games• Millenials • Video Cameras• Generation M • Digital Music Players (Media Generation) • Mobile Devices
  4. 4. Tools for 21st Century Learners
  5. 5. Capabilities of Mobile Devices
  6. 6. Capabilities of Mobile Devices
  7. 7. Challenges
  8. 8. Access
  9. 9. Student Access to Mobile Devices in 2009 (Project Tomorrow, 2010) K-2nd 3rd-5th 6th-8th 9-12th grade grade grade gradeCell Phone (w/o 18% 29% 59% 67%internet access)Smartphone (w/ 14% 17% 24% 31%internet access)Laptop/tablet PC 27% 32% 53% 60%Netbook or mini- n/a n/a 11% 10%notebook computerMP3 player 35% 55% 80% 85%Hand-held game 47% 60% 64% 48%player
  10. 10. BYOD
  11. 11. Technology Management
  12. 12. Application Management
  13. 13. Usability• Ease of Use• Universal Accessibility• Screen Size• Navigation• Entering Text Options
  14. 14. Inappropriate Use• Cyberbullying• Distracting• Encourages Multitasking
  15. 15. Policy
  16. 16. Challenges• Access • Others:• Technology – Building Support Management – Faculty Training – Hardware – Software• Usability• Inappropriate Use• Policy
  17. 17. Opportunities-Demonstration
  18. 18. Special NeedsAugmentative andAlternative CommunicationApps – Proloquo2Go
  19. 19. Special Needs
  20. 20. Reading• Speak Selection (New with iOS5)• Instant Dictionary Access• Highlighting• Notes
  21. 21. Quick Response (QR) Codes • Links to – Websites – Online Multimedia • Text • Contact Information • Geographic Coordinates • Maps
  22. 22. Quick Response (QR) Codes
  23. 23. GPS and Motion X• Navigation• Geography• Travel and Journaling• Integrate Photos and Video• Geotagged
  24. 24. Piccabulary• K-12 Example• Find Definitions for various vocabulary terms• Students use mobile devices or cell phones to take pictures of visual representations of the vocabulary terms
  25. 25. Astronomy
  26. 26. Mobl21• Study Guides• Flash Cards• Quizzes
  27. 27. WildLab Edu• Pictures• Audio• Report sightings• GPS data is reported to Cornell Lab of Ornithology• Wildlab.org
  28. 28. Music
  29. 29. Quiz Apps
  30. 30. Continued and Future Research Areas• Use of Mobile Devices with Special Need Populations• Management and Policy Trends• Motivation of Personalization
  31. 31. References• Colorado, J.T. (2012). Teaching 21st Century Learners with Mobile Devices. Proceedings – EdMedia 2012.• Eberle, J.H. & Colorado, J.T. (2012). I Do and I Learn: Integrating Technology Through Collaborative Project-Based Learning. El Cajon, CA: National Social Science Press.
  32. 32. Questions? Zeni ColoradoEmporia State University jcolorad@emporia.edu

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