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Learning with tablets in german schools pres edmediaconf12

  1. 1. Next Generation Learning? Learning with tablets as an example for the implementation of digital media in German Schools: Learning with tablets in German Schools – an explorational study of the first steps Luise Ludwig, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany Kerstin Mayrberger, University of Augsburg, Germany luise_ludwig  @luise_ludwig
  2. 2. Session overview1)  Next  Genera4on  Learning?  Making  the  case  for   tablets  (in  German  Classroom)    2)  Learning  with  tablets  in  German  Schools  –  an   explora4onal  study  of  the  first  steps   a.  Key  findings  of  the  pilot  study  „iPads  in  Educa4on   2013“   b.  Inden4fied  steps  to  success  3)  Conclusion:  What  are  the  benefits  and   challenges  of  bringing  tablets  (iPads)  into   german  schools?  @luise_ludwig
  3. 3. 1) Making the Case for tablets in Education„The  launch  of  new  mobile  devices  (such  as  the  iPad),  enables  teachers  to  create  learning  and  teaching  opportuni4es  that  develop  the  knowledge,  skills  and  behaviours  that  students  require  in  the  (upcoming)  digital  21st  century.“   -­‐Luise  Ludwig  (in  press)-­‐    @luise_ludwig
  4. 4. 1) Making the Case for tablets in Education devices  in  private  German  households   (selec4on)  @luise_ludwig
  5. 5. 1) Making the Case for tablets in Education„The  principal  goal  of  educa4on  is  to  create  men  and  women  who  are  capable  of  doing  new  things,  not  simply  repea4ng  what  other  genera4ons  have  done.“                    -­‐Jean  Piaget-­‐    @luise_ludwig
  6. 6. 1) initial point: significant difference between formal and nonformal use Use  of  Internet/Computer  at  home  –  focus:  school/free  4me   (daily/  several  4mes  per  week)     at  home:  50%   in  school:  20%  @luise_ludwig
  7. 7. 1) Making the Case for tablets in Education „The  digi4za4on  of  classrooms  will   collapse:  This  is  a  temporary   phenomenom.“       (Roy  Krüger,  blackboard-­‐reseller,  DER  SPIEGEL  23/2012,  06/03/2012,  p.88-­‐90)  @luise_ludwig
  8. 8. 2)  KEY  FINDINGS  OF  THE  PILOT  STUDY  „IPADS  IN  EDUCATION  2013“     @luise_ludwig  
  9. 9. TABLETS IN EDUCATION 2013 – PILOT STUDY, VOCATIONAL SCHOOL, (PRÜM) GERMANY   Scien4fic  monitoring:     Univ.-­‐Prof.  Dr.  Kers4n  Mayrberger  (Augsburg,  Germany)     Luise  Ludwig  (Mainz,  Germany)     Contact  data:   kers4n.mayrberger@phil.uni-­‐augsburg.de       luise.ludwig@uni-­‐mainz.de     Financally  promoted  and     supported  by:          @luise_ludwig
  10. 10. 2) Project progression@luise_ludwig
  11. 11. 2) Project progression: starting conditions•  Spring  2011:  Implementa4on  of  personalized  iPads  (I)   in  2  classes  of  a  voca4onal  school  (grades  12  and  13)  in   Rheinland-­‐Pfalz/  Germany    •  In  the  first  instance:  „Par4al  equiment“:            8  students  per  class  were  equipped  with  an  iPad    •  Three-­‐months  project  term  „pilot  study“  to  iden4fy   general  indica4ons  of  the  iPads‘  impacts  and  also   tes4ng  the  integra4on  in  everyday  in-­‐class-­‐use  @luise_ludwig
  12. 12. KEY FINDINGS@luise_ludwig
  13. 13. 2) iPad in education – most frequent usage@luise_ludwig
  14. 14. 2) media and information literacyIf  I  want  ...  a)  ...to  further  my  knowledge  in  a  topic    b)  ...to  get  an  overview  about  a  topic   50   45   40   35   30   25   20   15   10   5   0  @luise_ludwig
  15. 15. 2) Tablets in Classroom- technical /organizational perspective•  „form-factor“ no physical barrier between the teacher and leaner •  Dependency on the•  Instant start up character infrastructure (wifi) implies more time for learning•  Notes can be kept in one spot – •  Limitations by browser available anywhere (flash-videos)•  Intuitive device „touch and •  No USB gesture“ •  Install Apps via iTunes•  Frequent use of internet and app(lication)s only•  10hour battery life – iPad can •  One-to-one equippment is be used the entire school day needed•  Minimal technical support is required @luise_ludwig
  16. 16. 2) Tablets in Classroom- (teacher‘s) didactic perspective•  more time for learning •  lessons are more difficult to „effective study time“ to assess•  activation of students •  student activity requires more time•  turning students into teachers •  openess requires more time•  collaborative working •  to be forced to do group•  individualized learning work •  depth and quality of•  advanced learning and information („dull knowledge“ ) teaching by using Apps and (Weinert) ebooks •  how to deal with daily homework and class tests?•  initiated mobile learning (if learning with 1-to-1 devices) @luise_ludwig
  17. 17. 3) Steps to success: Integrating one-to-one-devices Screenshot  of  a  student‘s  iPad  ager  the   use  of  a  3month-­‐term  by  Luise  Ludwig  @luise_ludwig
  18. 18. 3) Steps to iPad success: Integrating one-to-one-devices•  1-­‐to-­‐1  programs  maximise  learning   opportuni4es    à  major  benefit:  can  be  networked  for  two  way  communica4on  and  collabora4on      àbetween  teachers  and  students  and      àextend  learning  beyond  the  classroom  •  increased  comfort  level  with  a  range  of   sogware  applica4ons  and  ability  to  apply   technology  to  access,  manipulate,  and   organize  informa4on    @luise_ludwig
  19. 19. ...BUT...one-­‐to-­‐one  is  about  learning,  not  just  technology  or  equipment.    New  thinking  about  content,  curriculum  planing,  educa4onal  theory  and  teacher  training  may  needed  in  order  to  exploit  the  full  poten4al  of  one-­‐to-­‐one-­‐learning  with  mobile  devices  like  the  iPad  and  to  get  an  essen4al  part  in  schools  like  teacher,  books  or  blackboards.    Luise  Ludwig  (in  press)    @luise_ludwig
  20. 20. 3) Integrating „tablet-learning“......  needs  new  teaching  concepts  and  training  tools   What  is  powerful  to   learn?   Curriculum   What  is  powerful   learning  and  what   Educa4onal   promotes  it?   Theory   How  will  we  know  it   Assessement   has  been  learnt?   Reform  of  the  Na4onal  Seminars   University  Study  Reform  of   for  Didac4cs  and  Teacher   teaching  profession   Training   @luise_ludwig
  21. 21. 3) Why use tablets for learning?1.  It  will  help  to  enhance  individual  learning     (one-­‐to-­‐one  learning)  2.  Contextual  Learning    3.  Large  reduc4on  of  technical  support  4.  No  more  ICT  suites!  5.  Instant-­‐on  &  all-­‐day  bakery  6.  Auto-­‐Save  -­‐  No  more  excuses  like  „I  forgot  to  save  my   homework“  anymore!         shows  that  tablets,  such  as  the  iPad  are  suitable  for  ...it  use  as  a  one-­‐to-­‐one  personal  learning  device    @luise_ludwig
  22. 22. 4) ConclusionWhat are the benefits and challenges of bringing tablets (iPads) into german schools?@luise_ludwig
  23. 23. Thank  you  for  aZending!     Please  stay  connected  or  follow  me:     Web:    www.luise-­‐ludwig.de   Mail:    luise.ludwig@uni-­‐mainz.de       luise_ludwig                  luise  ludwig  @luise_ludwig