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Teaching with Mobiles

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Teaching with Mobiles

  1. 1. Teaching with Mobile Devices Judith Logan Reference Librarian, Robarts Library Co-Chair Library Mobile Working Group
  2. 2. What works for you Today’s mantra
  3. 3. Presentation deliveryBackchanne l Classroom response systems
  4. 4. http://bit.ly/15tbJZA Folder for the class
  5. 5. PRESENTATION DELIVERY
  6. 6. Delivering presentations SlideShar kDeskto Deskto Mobilep only p with only mobile remote
  7. 7. Android: http://bit.ly/15tbJZA iOS: open SlideShark
  8. 8. BACKCHANNEL
  9. 9. Definition―Backchannel communication is a secondaryelectronic conversation that takes place atthe same time as a conference session,lecture, or instructor-led learning activity‖ (Educause)
  10. 10. Twitter• Micro-blogging platform• Follow and be followed• Special features – @messages – #hashtags – Stars – Direct messages (DMs)
  11. 11. Hashtags• Discoverable• Contextual• Expressive
  12. 12. Twitter adoption matrix In-class Outside of class In-class directed backchannel discussion discussionUses • Ad hoc class • Extend class • Guided questions discussions discussion with student • Real time • Communicate RE: responses commenting readings or collected for later • Recording assignments analysis divergent viewpointsBenefits • Engages less vocal • Community • Engages all students building students in • Archives • Continuity b/w discussions in ephemera class sessions large lecture classes (Reo & Sample)
  13. 13. You will need1. Widespread Twitter use2. Means of visualization • Tweetflow • revisit • Tweetwall Pro $$ • Visible Tweets • Twitter’s search
  14. 14. Would you consider using abackchannel in your class? Why or why not? • Tweet your answer • Hashtag #THE500 Visualiz e
  15. 15. What do faculty think?―I was super-nervous because to me,teaching means a lot of talking—giving alecture or giving a discussion […]I was worried that it would get out of controland either be very much off-topic or nobodywould have anything to say.‖(Azevedo)
  16. 16. What do students think?• "Im not that outspoken in class, so I would never ask a question out loud to the professor.‖ (Young)• ―I am completely overwhelmed by this concept‖ (Azevedo)
  17. 17. Beware Twecklingdanah boyd at Web 2.0 Expo http://youtu.be/tw6eh2-nxaA
  18. 18. CLASSROOM RESPONSE SYSTEMS
  19. 19. Clickers 2.0 Universidad de Navarra on Flicker
  20. 20. Uses(1)eliciting student feedback,(2)identifying students preconceptions and assumptions about course material,(3)facilitating opportunities for small- and large-group discussions,(4)improving social cohesion in the learning community, and(5)gathering anonymous data from students to support conceptual application (Hoekstra & Mollborn)
  21. 21. http://bit.ly/Za60Tb Activity instructions
  22. 22. Activity• Get into groups of four or five.• One group member is the ―designated Tweeter‖ – Capture the group’s discussions with tweets throughout the activity. – #THE500 hashtag• Evaluate your assigned CRS.• Set up a two or three question poll.• Try to take the poll yourselves, too.• We will take it up as a class.
  23. 23. Classroom Response Systems• Poll Everywhere• Socrative Teacher• Google Moderator• Class Pager• Top Hat Monocle• eClicker

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