i-SMS (interactive sms)

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i-SMS (interactive sms)

  1. 1. Blackboard i-SMS Presented by : Sally LoanNational Institute of EducationSenior Educational Technologist
  2. 2. Share items• NIE SMS• NIE i-SMS• Future Plan
  3. 3. NIE SMS• SMS is an building block in Blackboard customized in-house for instructors to contact student(s) via phone message
  4. 4. • Instructor can send phone messages to various recipient types
  5. 5. i-SMS• Interactive SMS is an in-house customized instant lecture feedback feature in GeNIEus available to instructors only.• Instructors can use this feature to display questions or votes to students.• The system receives input via mobile devices.
  6. 6. Why i-SMS?• “i” stands for interactive• Tapping on what the students already have .. Mobile devices• Enhancement upon NTU’ solution on mobile feedback• A mean for teaching staff to engage the students during the lesson
  7. 7. Launch i-SMS• Access any course• Click “Communications”
  8. 8. Launch i-SMS• Click “SMS Messaging Tool”• Click “Interactive SMS”
  9. 9. Start the i-SMS session• Click “Start Session”• E.g. student enter the message on phone • 302 Can you give some example of problem-based learning?
  10. 10. Message option• Switching to vote option
  11. 11. Voting option• Toggle from message to vote option
  12. 12. Voting (T/F)• Safe Assignment is a plagiarism tools in GeNIEus (Blackboard)? “T” or “t” for True “F” or “f” for False
  13. 13. Voting (Y/N)• You can send SMS via GeNIEus (Blackboard)? “Y” or “y” for Yes “N” or “n” for No
  14. 14. Voting (MCQ)• Which software allows you to create the test/survey questions offline and publish to GeNIEus (Blackboard)? “A” or “a”: Wimba Voice Tools “B” or “b”: Respondus “C” or “c”: Hot Potatoes “D” or “d”: Quandary
  15. 15. Simple guide• http://bit.ly/vWGOLZ
  16. 16. E.g. question posted by students
  17. 17. E.g. Vote reply
  18. 18. Feedback received• Students like the fact that they can use mobile to post question anonymously• Instructors appreciate the feature to enable them to gather response without any installation of additional software• No additional gadget
  19. 19. Future Plan• Next phase for i-SMS
  20. 20. Future Plan• Mobile enabled• Allow instructor to create question before lesson time
  21. 21. Future Plan• Student are allowed to join the session when instructor is also in the same session
  22. 22. Future Plan• Allow instructor to review the result after lesson time
  23. 23. Future Plan• Using twitter as a back channeling?
  24. 24. Future Plan• Using mobile app (eClicker Host)
  25. 25. eClicker
  26. 26. eClicker Host & eClicker
  27. 27. Socrative – student response system
  28. 28. Socrative - Teacher Clicker
  29. 29. Socrative – Student Clicker
  30. 30. Technical specialist• Eric Bonneau, Project Manager from Computer Service Centre• Lum Hon Pheng, System Analyst from Computer Service Centre

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