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Mobile Jakarta By Daniel

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Presentaiton on use of handhled devices in educaiton (m-learning). Presented by Daniel Churchill on 1st August, 2007 in Jakarta.

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Mobile Jakarta By Daniel

  1. 1. Mobile Technology for Learning By Daniel Churchill, The University of Hong Kong
  2. 2. Mobile Technologies <ul><li>Nowadays, handheld devices are equipped with computer capabilities, wireless connectivity, a mobile phone, a camera and a variety of add-on extensions. </li></ul><ul><li>This tool potentially creates a spectrum of educational opportunities and a new type of student-technology partnership in learning. </li></ul>Image Source: http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/pda.htm
  3. 3. Image source: http://www.marcrettig.com
  4. 4. This is not only about Mobile Phones… Evac-Pack
  5. 6. Interesting Statistics <ul><li>China mobile user base passes 501 million mark (Source: Digitimes ) </li></ul><ul><li>3 billion mobile phones -- half the world's population (Source: Reuters ) </li></ul><ul><li>25% mobile phones in 2011 to cost less than $20 </li></ul><ul><li>51% of mobile users interested in mobile TV </li></ul><ul><li>More than 1 billion mobile internet subscribers </li></ul><ul><li>85 mil. internet users in Japan, 69 mil. access internet via mobile phone, 21% access internet only through mobile phone (Source: http://www.judybrown.com/ ) </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile penetration rate in HK is at about 140% </li></ul>
  6. 7. Interesting Statistics <ul><li>There are 63 millions mobile phone users in Indonesia (Suhartono, 2006) </li></ul><ul><li>It is predicted to reach 80 million in 2007 ( Jakarta Post 6 Jan. 2006). </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile phones are a symbol of Indonesian modernity (Barendregt, 2006) </li></ul>
  7. 8. Functions of a Handheld <ul><li>Audio and Video </li></ul><ul><li>MP Camera </li></ul><ul><li>Phone / SMS </li></ul><ul><li>On Screen Keyboard </li></ul><ul><li>Office applications </li></ul><ul><li>GPS </li></ul><ul><li>Bluetooth </li></ul><ul><li>IR </li></ul><ul><li>SD and Mini SD </li></ul><ul><li>WLAN </li></ul>
  8. 9. Studies on Handheld in Education <ul><li>Handhelds for teachers and students to share files (Ray, 2002) </li></ul><ul><li>Handhelds for students to ask questions, answer polls and give teachers feedback (Ratto, Shapiro, Truong & Griswold, 2003); </li></ul><ul><li>Handhelds for delivery of courseware and quizzes and as an intelligent tutoring system (Kazi, 2005); </li></ul><ul><li>Handhelds for dissemination of information and collection of data during field trips (So, 2004); </li></ul><ul><li>Handhelds as a tool that supports students’ inquiries (Sharples, Corlett & Westmancott, 2002; Clyde, 2004); </li></ul><ul><li>… Continues on Next Page </li></ul>
  9. 10. Previous Studies with PDA <ul><ul><li>… Continues from Previous Page </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Handhelds in computer-supported collaborative learning (Roschelle & Pea, 2002; Zurita & Nussbaum, 2004); </li></ul><ul><li>Handhelds as personal tool for lifelong learning (Sharples, 2000); </li></ul><ul><li>Handhelds for disadvantaged young adults to improve literacy and numeracy skills (Attewell, 2005); </li></ul><ul><li>Handhelds for access to resources, as connectivity tool, as capture tool, as representational tool and as special calculator (Churchill & Churchill, 2005). </li></ul>
  10. 11. Our Study of Educational Affordances <ul><li>Multimedia Access Tool </li></ul><ul><li>Connectivity Tool </li></ul><ul><li>Capture Tool </li></ul><ul><li>Representational Tool </li></ul><ul><li>Analytical Tool </li></ul>
  11. 12. Multimedia Access Tool <ul><li>Reading material as MS Word documents, PDF (Adobe Acrobat) files, and Web pages </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint presentation slides </li></ul><ul><li>Images (diagrams, maps and pictures) </li></ul><ul><li>Videos, MP3 files, multimedia presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive learning objects </li></ul>
  12. 13. Essential Interaction
  13. 14. Thumbnail Preview
  14. 15. Collapsible, Movable, Semitransparent
  15. 19. Connectivity Tool <ul><li>Using IR, Bluetooth, WiFi to exchange files and data </li></ul><ul><li>Phone, SMS, MMS </li></ul><ul><li>Skype and other kind of connections via internet </li></ul>
  16. 21. Capture Tool <ul><li>Taking images and short videos </li></ul><ul><li>Attaching audio notes to images </li></ul><ul><li>Audio-recording own observations </li></ul><ul><li>Audio-recording teacher explanations </li></ul><ul><li>Capturing GPS positions </li></ul><ul><li>Special purpose software to assist capture </li></ul><ul><li>Special purpose extensions </li></ul>
  17. 27. Purpose of Using Handhelds
  18. 28. Analytical Tool <ul><li>Using calculator </li></ul><ul><li>Entering data in pre-designed Excel worksheet and obtain certain calculations (special purpose calculators) </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis software for hanhelds </li></ul>
  19. 32. Representational Tool <ul><li>Sketching diagrams </li></ul><ul><li>Sketching information on the captured images </li></ul><ul><li>Drawing mind maps </li></ul>
  20. 35. Classroom Use Also…
  21. 36. Individual Students
  22. 37. Groups of Students
  23. 38. Any Level and Age
  24. 39. Mobile Technologies
  25. 40. In Conclusion <ul><li>Mobile technology creates a spectrum of educational opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Key affordances are: multimedia access, connectivity, capture, analytical and representational tool </li></ul><ul><li>Institution must give attention to mobile technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Students are coming to classes with this technology in their hands </li></ul><ul><li>They will expect their institutions to provide them with the opportunity to use this technology in learning </li></ul>
  26. 41. Thank you for attention! <ul><li>Q&A </li></ul>THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG Faculty of Education Dr. Daniel Churchill Assistant Professor Email: [email_address] Phone: + 852.2859.1141 Web: http:// www.learnactivity.com

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