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Hands on cell phones fall 2012

  1. 1. Hands-on with Web 2.0 Toolsand Mobile DevicesLin Muilenburg, Ph.D.St. Mary’s College of Maryland
  2. 2. Cell Phones + One ComputerWith one classroom computer to share collaborativeresults, there are endless collaborative activities youcan develop using:
  3. 3. This presentation will…Be a hands-on experienceFocus on collaborative learningGive you an opportunity to discuss how the technologiescould be applied to any content or age level…Let’s begin!
  4. 4. Texting… using short message service (SMS) isa great way to engage learners!
  5. 5. Educational Uses of Cell PhonesGoogle = text to 466453. Use proper textqueries. Get a text replyChaCha = text to 242242. Text a question. Geta text reply. Voice your question to 1-800-2-chacha and get a text reply!
  6. 6. Polling – like clickers, but free!We will be using http://www.polleverywhere.com/Find 50 alternatives using similarsitesearch.com:http://www.similarsitesearch.com/s.php?URL=polleverywhere.com
  7. 7. Group Mail… send a mass message to a group using services like SendGMLearners can choose their preferred medium: text, email, or voice mail
  8. 8. Take out your cell phonesSubscribe to my Remind 101 account via SMSText @mat13 to (720) 924-4813-OR-Send blank email to mat13@remind101.comI can send all of you a text message using Remind 101.https://www.remind101.com/classes/245275/messages
  9. 9. Remind 101 App
  10. 10. How can you use it?
  11. 11. PIX… sending pictures viamultimedia message service (MMS)
  12. 12. Take out your cell phonesTake a picture of a classmate texting on their cellphone.Send the picture via MMS or email to:lymuilenburg.mlearning@blogger.comText a short caption in the subject line such as “Marytexting”SEND your PIX
  13. 13. See the results at:http://mlearningmorethantalk.blogspot.com/
  14. 14. How can you use it?
  15. 15. FLIX… sending videos viamultimedia message service (MMS)
  16. 16. Take out your cell phonesShoot a video of a neighbor answering the interviewquestion: “What is your favorite music genre?”Send the video via MMS or email to:play66boys@photos.flickr.comWe can see the uploaded videos at my Flickr accountNote: Find online video editing tools athttp://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/Video+Tools .
  17. 17. How can you use it?
  18. 18. Phone Conferencing… record conferences for later analysis;post audio files to your blog or website
  19. 19. Cell Phone ConferencingUse a conference hosting website such aswww.FreeConferencePro.comSet up an account in advanceProvide users with the phone number, writtendirections, and time to call inProvide specific discussion guidelinesRun a practice session to get the sillies out
  20. 20. Cell Phone ConferencingIf you plan to use your recordings in class, be sure toallow time for the files to become available on thewebsiteSample Discussion Question: “Are you for or against theuse of cell phones for education in the K12 classroomand WHY?”What kinds of uses can you dream up for conferencing?
  21. 21. How can you use it?
  22. 22. Phonecasts and Phlogs… stream live to the web or make recordings from your cellphone and post to your blog
  23. 23. Using iPadio to recordSet up an account at www.ipadio.comCall the ipadio phone number 1-866-488-3946Enter your pin when prompted then speakYou are streaming live to the internetYou can play the recording from the website, downloadthe MP3, or embed it in your blogGeotag your recordings on Google Maps
  24. 24. See the results at:http://mlearningmorethantalk.blogspot.com/2010/02/phlogging-with-ipadio.html
  25. 25. How can you use it?
  26. 26. QR Codes… a 2-dimensional barcode(mostly) for Smart Phones
  27. 27. QR Code in Wired Magazinehttp://2d-code.co.uk/
  28. 28. QR Code Signhttp://www.mobiadnews.com
  29. 29. QR Code Signhttp://www.mobiadnews.comThis QR Codelinks toproductioninformation forthese kumquatsincluding use offertilizers,nutritioninformation, andinformationabout thefarmers.
  30. 30. Create your own QR CodeUse the QR Code generator athttp://www.qrstuff.com/.Your QR Code can— Link to a URL Contain text Contain a phone number Send an SMS And lots more!
  31. 31. How can you use it?
  32. 32. What mLearning lesson doyou want to create?!