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Mobile learning in language classroom

  1. 1. Mobile Devices in Language C lassroom T odayThe introduction of and innovations should be gradual, well supported and well integrated with the rest of the course to allow teachers and learners to make effective use of the new technologies.Commas-Quinn A. Lear ning to teach online// ReCALL, vol. 23(3), 2011. S.Titova © 2012
  2. 2. Mobile Devic es in L anguage C lassroomWhy to apply mobile technologies?What is mobile learning?How to use mobile devices in language learning?Research project Mobile Devices in Language Classroom: theory and practice at the Department of Foreign Languages and Area Studies, MSU
  3. 3. Mobile D evices for Language L earning
  4. 4. Mobile D evices: available and widespread 2011: 5,3 bln people (77% of the world’s population) own mobile phones 0,5 bln people have access to the wireless Internet 300 000 mobile apps have been worked out in the last 3 years According to TNS in Russia: Population – 139 mln, Mobile devices – 237,7 mln Goldmedia Mobile Life Report 2012http://www.bitkom.org/files/documents/081009_BITKOM_Goldmedia_Mo bile_Life_2012.pdf
  5. 5. International M obile Learning P rojectsThe Mobile Learning Network Project (MoLeNET) (UK)HiST (Norway) http://www.histproject.no/Mobile Learning Environment Project (The MoLE) (US)Mobile Technologies in Lifelong Learning (MOTILL) (EU)MLearning Consortium (Canada)
  6. 6. Selection Criteria: Mobile Devices Suitable for LearningOpportunity for collaborative workOpportunity for autonomous workInternet accessOpportunity for tasks/tests creationOpportunity for podcast creation MoLeNet
  7. 7. Best Mobile Devices for Learning (according to MoLeNet) Smartphone and iPhone Netbook PDA Nintedo Walkman iPod
  8. 8. What ismobile learning?
  9. 9. Mobile learning is...Any activity that allows individuals to be moreproductive when consuming, interacting with, orcreating information, mediated through acompact digital portable device that theindividual carries on a regular basis, hasreliable connectivity, and fits in a pocket orpurse (www.molenet.org.uk)The exploitation of ubiquitous handheldtechnologies, together with wireless and mobilephone networks, to facilitate, support, enhanceand extend the reach of teaching andlearning (http://www.m-learning.org/knowledge-centre/whatismlearning)
  10. 10. Mobile learning means...New for ms of content dispersion like course casts, Moblogs, and Twitter feeds (S. Kumar, 2010)Learning just-in-time, just enough, and just-for-me (J.Traxler, 2009)Students’ increased competence in problem-solving (T. Rekkedal, A. Dye, 2007)Improvements in collaboration and behaviour; increased motivation and lear ners finding aspects of the curriculum easier to access ( Attewell
  11. 11. Mobile technologies influence thefollowing components of learning and teaching process Interaction: Material Access to anytime and anywhere Presentation: materials: interaction by means Microblogs,instant access to of voice mail and email, SMS, Twitter, materials and videoconference and coursecasts resources socil networks
  12. 12. DISTANCE LEARNING VS MOBILE LEARNING Distance Mobile learning learningTechnology Incomplete widespreadavailabilityInformation Quick Instant access Learningenvironment Tethered Mobile course course Feedback Planned Instant
  13. 13. Classroom Based Learning vs Mobile LearningMobile technologies today:•Provide instant access to materials•Enable instant feedback in classroom based learning by means of SRS•Design new assessment models•Mobile technologies are effectively integrated into classroom based learning;•Mobile technologies enhance classroom based language learning (HiST Mobile Project http://www.histproject.no/node/256)
  14. 14. Mobile learning: what for?•Instant access to mobile reference materials•Multimedia materials playback•Instant Interaction and feedback (SRS, Twitter, Skype)•M obile tests and course apps
  15. 15. MOBILE LEARNING METHODS DEPEND ONLearning environment: classroom based or autonomous workFrequency: mobile course or mobile technology integration with traditional courseContent: pull or pushBYOD (bring your own device) or class sets of mobile devices Hockley N. http://www.emoderationskills.com
  16. 16. Mobile App s for LearningMobile reference apps (mobile dictionaries, mobile encyclopedias)Mobile communication services (e-mail, microblogs, Google mobile apps)Infor mation services (push services e.g. news over SMS/MMS, web browser, mobile search)Mobile polling/voting systems (mobile Quick Response Systems)Entertainment services (games)Services for data storage (office documents, eBooks)Podcasts
  17. 17. English Language Learning AppsMacMillan Free Apps+ ibook for FLT Professional Development on Mobile Learning www.macmillanglobal.comFree ESL Apps Interactive English (Apple, Android) www.netlanguages.comEnglish in Use – mobile version is coming soon
  18. 18. How to create mobile tests?• Bloom (Bite-sized Learning Opportunities on Mobile Devices) http://www.bloom-eten.org• UNITE http://www.unite-ist.org• Mobl21 http://www.mobl21.com
  19. 19. UNITE http://www.unite-ist.orgUnite platform provides theopportunity for:Saving materials and homeworkAssessing students workChatting and communicatingCreating tests and language gamesUnite project tries to combine thefeatures of e-learning and m-learning.
  20. 20. Mobl21 for IPhones и Android http://www.mobl21.com/Mobl21 provides the opportunity for:Access to teaching materialRevisionTeachers consultationsFeedback and brainstorming for collaborative workTest, web quest and podcast creation
  21. 21. Research project Mobile devices in LanguageClassroom: theor y and practice at D FLAS MSU
  22. 22. Research project Mobile devices in LanguageClassroom: theor y and practice at D FLAS MSU
  23. 23. Moscow State UniversityDepartment of Foreign Languages and Area Studies Professional Development Course Mobile technolog ies in Language C lassroom http://titova.ffl.msu.ru/online-courses/m- learning.html

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