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iPAD: English at your fingertips

  1. 1. iPAD: English at your finger tips A workshop organized by the Language Institute at Bangkok University Oct 26 th , 2011 With Willard Van De Bogart and Peeraphon Benhamad The little school house in the clouds
  2. 2. The iPAD Revolution Digital natives Digital immigrants President Barak Obama Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra
  3. 3. In Memory
  4. 4. Steve Jobs - Apple CEO <ul><li>Introduced the iPAD </li></ul><ul><li>in San Francisco </li></ul><ul><li>California at </li></ul><ul><li>Mac World </li></ul><ul><li>Expo </li></ul><ul><li>January 2010 </li></ul>Evolution in less than one year
  5. 5. Launch day of the iPAD San Francisco April 2010 Bangkok September 2010 <ul><li>April 3rd –  300,000 WiFi iPads sold on launch day </li></ul><ul><li>April 8th –  450,000 iPads Sold total 5 days after launch, 3.5 Million iPad Apps and 600,000 iBooks downloaded </li></ul><ul><li>April 10th –  500,000 iPad Units sold in its </li></ul><ul><li>first week </li></ul><ul><li>May 3rd –  1,000,000 iPad Users in 28 days since launch </li></ul><ul><li>May 31st –  2,000,000 iPad Owners after its International Launch </li></ul><ul><li>June 21 – 3,000,000 iPads in 80 days </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>The April issue of </li></ul><ul><li>Wired Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>featured a story </li></ul><ul><li>on how tablet </li></ul><ul><li>computers will </li></ul><ul><li>change the world. </li></ul><ul><li>I brought a copy </li></ul><ul><li>with me when I left </li></ul><ul><li>San Francisco on </li></ul><ul><li>April 8, 2010 for </li></ul><ul><li>Bangkok. </li></ul>
  7. 7. A short history I arrive at BU on May 1 st 2010
  9. 9. Integrating Active Learning with the iPAD Concept by Willard Van De Bogart – Presented at 1st International Conference on Learning & Teaching 15-17 October 2009, Bangkok, Thailand
  10. 10. Behavioral Aspects of Thai Students Toward Cell Phone Adoption in the Classroom Phase I By Willard Van De Bogart Prepared for the International Conference of e-Learning January 13-14, 2011
  11. 11. A study of students’ Attitudes and Behaviors on using Cell phones In and out of the classroom Adopting Cell Phones in the Classroom Phase II By Willard G. Van De Bogart Bangkok University – Language Institute Prepared for the 8th International Conference on Knowledge Management ICICKM October 27, 2011 Active Research Documentation
  12. 12. iPAD App strategy for teaching English “Cube game” Research Project: Phase III October 2011 C Watch for creativity e Watch for exploration c Share ideas: collaborate i Introduce the app f Think of activities: formulate I Implement Throw and tabulate
  13. 13. The Beginning (From type to swipe) <ul><li>We have </li></ul><ul><li>entered </li></ul><ul><li>A new world </li></ul><ul><li>Of learning. </li></ul>Norman Rockwell 21 st century GPS Singapore Ubiquitous Anywhere Anytime learning
  14. 14. Here comes the Angry Birds 200,000 million downloads. The kids are knocking down the walls of Academia. Cognitive benefits of playing Games Sense of self improvement Instant feedback Interactive experience Alternate realities
  15. 15. The App <ul><li>The App </li></ul><ul><li>is an icon </li></ul><ul><li>symbolizing </li></ul><ul><li>an </li></ul><ul><li>application </li></ul>
  16. 16. The App <ul><li>Currently there are 100,000 apps </li></ul><ul><li>in the App Store. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Apps: Which one to Choose?
  18. 18. iPAD screen showing app organization
  19. 19. Identifying useful Apps……. Cognitive Skills English Skills DeskPad EverNote Popplet
  20. 20. For different types of Learning <ul><li>Multiple Intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>Taxonomy of Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Active Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Blended Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Learning </li></ul><ul><li>eLearning </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-media learning </li></ul>
  21. 21. Multiple Intelligence Theory Howard Gardner: Harvard University Psychologist
  22. 22. Blooms Taxonomy of Learning
  23. 23. Active learning Methodology
  24. 24. Two Models: Bloom’s hierarchy of learning and Gardner’s multiple intelligence
  25. 25. Apps applied to Blooms Taxonomy of Learning
  26. 26. = Bloom = Anderson And Krathwohl Taxonomy
  27. 27. Levels of learning Types of intelligence
  28. 28. Think Collaboration
  29. 29. BU iPAD School House Student Classroom Teacher Sees Collaborate with apps
  30. 30. Unified & Blended Learning Between our eyes, our ears and our cognitive processes
  31. 31. iPAD Research in Norway iPAD as a Pedagogical Device by Henrik Valstad – Dec 2010 learners content consumption confidence access contribute engage Social collaboration Content creation tool feedback Adjust use integrate Digital Recorder
  32. 32. The Little School House in the Cloud <ul><li>Everyone has access (teachers + students) </li></ul>
  33. 33. C e f I c i Collaborate Create Explore Integrate Formulate Implement Throw and tabulate 1st 2nd Pick the best app for each lesson verb Planning lessons using apps “ The iPAD Teacher Game” Phase III Motivate students by action
  34. 34. 1. The Cube Game before the lesson plan 3. Multiple Intelligence 4. Active Learning 2. Learning Taxonomy e c I i f C
  35. 35. iPAD Lesson Plan Pick three apps to accomplish this lesson Write a story Write a story using pictures Photos from album Let students Explore photos Learn vocabulary Recall past experiences Plan to tell a story Students Compare stories 1 2 3
  36. 36. The process of Learning Apply an app for an English skill Explore Collaborate Implement e i C Pick an App Apply a learning process
  37. 37. In class Wi-Fi Group work + BU Air
  38. 38. In class cloud group work <ul><li>GoodReader + DropBox + WizFolio </li></ul><ul><li>pdf files can be read and used with these apps </li></ul>+ + The teacher student world
  39. 39. Organize all files in one app
  40. 40. Books and Tablets
  41. 41. iPAD Book Shelf - iTune U
  42. 42. Learning Grammar Book Architecture – convert to a pdf
  43. 43. Tablet Grammar – Touch a verb iPAD Architecture
  44. 44. Spatial Morphology of English Verb Structure
  45. 45. Spatial Morphology of English Verb Structure
  46. 46. How students use their iPAD to take notes <ul><li>They combine the iPHONE and iPAD </li></ul>
  47. 47. The students use iPADS Now teachers must use iPADS