Published on June 27, 2012
Teaching 21st Century Learners with Mobile Devices Jozenia Colorado, Ph.D. Emporia State University EdMedia Conference June 27, 2012 Denver, CO
Agenda• 21st Century Learners• Challenges to Using Mobile Devices in Education• Opportunities for Using Mobile Devices in Education• Q&A
21st Century Learners• Digital Natives • Computers• Net Generation • Internet• Generation Y • Video Games• Millenials • Video Cameras• Generation M • Digital Music Players (Media Generation) • Mobile Devices
Tools for 21st Century Learners
Capabilities of Mobile Devices
Capabilities of Mobile Devices
Student Access to Mobile Devices in 2009 (Project Tomorrow, 2010) K-2nd 3rd-5th 6th-8th 9-12th grade grade grade gradeCell Phone (w/o 18% 29% 59% 67%internet access)Smartphone (w/ 14% 17% 24% 31%internet access)Laptop/tablet PC 27% 32% 53% 60%Netbook or mini- n/a n/a 11% 10%notebook computerMP3 player 35% 55% 80% 85%Hand-held game 47% 60% 64% 48%player
Usability• Ease of Use• Universal Accessibility• Screen Size• Navigation• Entering Text Options
Inappropriate Use• Cyberbullying• Distracting• Encourages Multitasking
Challenges• Access • Others:• Technology – Building Support Management – Faculty Training – Hardware – Software• Usability• Inappropriate Use• Policy
Special NeedsAugmentative andAlternative CommunicationApps – Proloquo2Go
Reading• Speak Selection (New with iOS5)• Instant Dictionary Access• Highlighting• Notes
Quick Response (QR) Codes • Links to – Websites – Online Multimedia • Text • Contact Information • Geographic Coordinates • Maps
Quick Response (QR) Codes
GPS and Motion X• Navigation• Geography• Travel and Journaling• Integrate Photos and Video• Geotagged
Piccabulary• K-12 Example• Find Definitions for various vocabulary terms• Students use mobile devices or cell phones to take pictures of visual representations of the vocabulary terms
Mobl21• Study Guides• Flash Cards• Quizzes
WildLab Edu• Pictures• Audio• Report sightings• GPS data is reported to Cornell Lab of Ornithology• Wildlab.org
Continued and Future Research Areas• Use of Mobile Devices with Special Need Populations• Management and Policy Trends• Motivation of Personalization
References• Colorado, J.T. (2012). Teaching 21st Century Learners with Mobile Devices. Proceedings – EdMedia 2012.• Eberle, J.H. & Colorado, J.T. (2012). I Do and I Learn: Integrating Technology Through Collaborative Project-Based Learning. El Cajon, CA: National Social Science Press.
Questions? Zeni ColoradoEmporia State University firstname.lastname@example.org
This paper will discuss using mobile devices in teaching and learning. From smartphones to iPads, mobile devices continue to permeate our society. For ...
Abstract. This paper will discuss using mobile devices in teaching and learning. From smartphones to iPads, mobile devices continue to permeate our society.
Back in 2007 when I began this blog, the main thrust was sharing ideas about why mobile devices can improve teaching and learning. Now in 2013 ...
21st-Century Learner. ... Mobile devices with long-lasting batteries ... The above companies participated in the 21st-Century Classroom Exhibit at NEA ...
Mobile Learning Technologies for 21st Century ... system to leave answers to teacher ... to learn when they use mobile devices, ...
Learning and Teaching with Mobile Devices. ... on mobile devices and 21st century ... helps to develop learners that are ready ...
Engaging English Language Learners with Mobile Devices in ... first century, learners are exposed to ... in using mobile technologies for teaching ...
Mobile Devices Seen as Key to 21st-Century Learning. ... “Mobile devices are part of the fabric of children’s ... Substitute Teacher / Washoe County ...
Engaging English Language Learners with Mobile Devices in the ... B. McGaw, & E. Care (Eds.), Assessment and teaching of 21st century skills (pp. 17 ...