The Future of Mobile Learning- Summary

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As part of my course on mLearnng for the University of Manitoba certification in Emerging Technologies, our class designed a survey with Survey Monkey on the future of mobile learning and we received 153 responses. It was distributed through a range of networks representing our own personal educational networks (mine was via a group of 12 graduate students in education via a local university and via a Ning site, Learning Town. We were then asked as part of the course to blog on results.

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  • Future of Mobile Learning1. In what education sector or industry do you primarily work? Response Response Percent Count University 32.0% 49 College 5.9% 9 K-12 49.0% 75 Training/Alternative Education 5.9% 9 Other (please specify) 7.2% 11 answered question 153 skipped question 02. Which term best describes your current position or role? Response Response Percent Count Administrator 17.8% 27 Instructor/Teacher/Faculty 59.9% 91 Student 1.3% 2 Trainer 6.6% 10 Other (please specify) 14.5% 22 answered question 152 skipped question 1 1 of 28
  • 3. Please indicate your gender and age.Gender Female Male Gender and Age Category 62.7% (94) 37.3% (56)Age Category < 20 yrs 20 - 30 yrs 31 - 40 yrs 41 - 50 yrs 51 - 60 yrs > 60 year Gender and Age Category 0.7% (1) 9.4% (14) 22.8% (34) 28.2% (42) 26.2% (39) 12.8% (19 answered ques skipped ques4. Do you currently use mobile learning device(s) in your formal education or institutionaltraining setting? Response Response Percent Count Yes 55.3% 84 No 44.7% 68 answered question 152 skipped question 1 2 of 28
  • 5. What type of mobile device do you predominantly use in your formal education orinstitutional training setting? Response Response Percent Countsmartphone (iphone, blackberry, 34.7% 25 android) cellphone 4.2% 3 ipod/mp3 player 11.1% 8 ipad (or equivalent tablet) 29.2% 21 kindle/e-reader (or similar devices) 0.0% 0 game console 0.0% 0 netbook 20.8% 15 answered question 72 skipped question 816. What percentage of time do you utilize mobile devices in your formal education orinstitutional training setting? Response Response Percent Count less than 5% 12.5% 9 5-10% 19.4% 14 11-20% 20.8% 15 21-50% 23.6% 17 More than 50% 23.6% 17 answered question 72 skipped question 81 3 of 28
  • 7. What type of content do you access and consume with your mobile device in yourlearning setting (select all that apply)? Response Response Percent Count Course or institutional prepared 50.0% 36 content Online public resources (i.e. 86.1% 62 Wikipedia, YouTube) Fee-based content 23.6% 17 Proprietary content (prepared for 19.4% 14 specific group only)Open Educational Resources (OER) 41.7% 30 answered question 72 skipped question 81 4 of 28
  • 8. Please indicate how you currently interact using mobile devices in your learning setting(select all that apply). Response Response Percent Count Respond to polls 37.5% 27 Access learning resources (or 83.3% 60 transfer files) Connect to people (send email, 87.5% 63 IM, SMS) Publish a blog entry 22.2% 16 Access e-book/print content 40.3% 29 Publish a podcast or video 19.4% 14 Play interactive games 19.4% 14Use Twitter or other microblog sites 44.4% 32 Connect to cloud services (i.e., 45.8% 33 Dropbox) Sync notes and documents 45.8% 33 answered question 72 skipped question 81 5 of 28
  • 9. If you are using specific applications (apps) on your mobile device in your currentteaching/learning setting, list the three most used "favorite?" apps. Response Response Percent Count App 1 100.0% 42 App 2 81.0% 34 App 3 73.8% 31 answered question 42 skipped question 11110. What type of mobile device do