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Mobile Technology07202010


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This reviews current studies relevant to Mobile technology and education.

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Mobile Technology07202010

  1. 1. Mobile Technology<br />The Why’s and the Wherefore’s<br />Marianne Giltrud, MSLS <br />July 20, 2010<br />
  2. 2. What is Mobile Technology?<br />Web enabled Smartphone’s<br />Applications designed for smart phone interfaces.<br />Cloud computing<br />
  3. 3. The Framework for Mobile Web 2.0 (Kuklinski & Brandt, 2008)<br />Stanford’s Human Computer Interaction<br />Users “always on and always in motion.”<br />Mobile Technology Graphic:<br />
  4. 4. Why Mobile Technology: Why Now?<br />EDUCAUSE (Aldrich, 2010)<br />Pew Internet: Mobile Access 2010 (Smith, 2010)<br />
  5. 5. Mobile Learning (Lan, & Sie, 2010) <br />ANOVA Analysis<br />SMS, Email, RSS<br />SMS Timeliness<br />Email Content Richness<br />RSS Accuracy and Adaptability<br />New and Events Feeds:<br /><br />Findings <br />Improved communication and collaboration.<br />Enhanced learning feedback<br />Encouraged active & Problem Based Learning<br />Emphasized time on task<br />Acquire content quickly <br />Provides more learning opportunities for geographically dispersed groups.<br />
  6. 6. The Catholic University of America Libraries Mobile Website<br /><br />Features and Functionality<br />Hours<br />Location<br />Ask a Librarian<br />MyAladin & Catalog<br />Quick Article Search<br />Full Website <br />Quick Article Search <br />Access to EBSCO Databases<br />ASP: American History & Life, ATLA, Avery Index to Architectural periodicals<br />Literary Reference Center<br />CINAHL, HaPl<br />
  7. 7. Questions for Discussion<br />Quick survey….How many of you currently have/use smart phones on a regular basis?<br />What are the advantages to mobile technology? Disadvantages?<br />What impact does this have on<br /> Teaching, Learning and <br /> Scholarship? <br />
  8. 8. Bibliography<br />Aldrich, A. (2010, July). Universities and libraries move to the mobile web. EDUCAUSE QUARTERLY, 33(2), Retrieved from<br />Kuklinski, H. , & Brandt, Joel. (2008 , September). Mobile web 2.0. Retrieved from<br />Lan, Y. , & Sie, Y. . (2010). Using Rss to support mobile learning based on media richness theory . Computers & Education, 55, 723-732. <br />Smith, A. . (2010, July 7). Mobile access 2010. Retrieved from<br />For further reading<br />Chen, C. . (2010). The Implementation and evaluation of a mobile self-and peer-assessment system. Computers & Education, 55, 229-236.<br /> Katz, J. (2008 ). Handbook of mobile communication studies . Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press.<br />