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Who is using mobile technology? For what purpose? The presentation shows how mobile devices are being used in real life and how to bring these tools into education.

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  • Using Mobile Devices in Adult Education Nell Eckersley
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  • Introductions Name Where do you work What do you teach? What is one thing would you like to take away from this session 3
  • This PowerPoint 4
  • Agenda Who has Cell Phones? What do People do with Cell Phones, Smartphones, and iPod Touches? How can we harness this for education? Useful apps & lesson ideas 5 to get to PowerPoint
  • 6 to see live poll
  • Pew Study on Cell Phone Ownership 2014 Gender Cell Phone Smartphone a Men (n=1,029) 93% 61% b Women (n=1,223) 88% 57% 8 Race/Ethnicity Cell Phone Smartphone a White, Non-Hispanic (n=1,571) 90% 53% b Black, Non-Hispanic (n=252) 90% 59% c Hispanic (n=249) 92% 61%
  • Pew Study on Cell Phone Ownership 2013 Age Cell Phone Smartphone a 18-29 (n=404) 98% 83% b 30-49 (n=577) 97% 74% c 50-64 (n=641) 88% 49% d 65+ (n=570) 74% 19% 9
  • Pew Study on Cell Phone Ownership 2013 10 Educational Attainment Cell Phone Smartphone a High school grad or less 87% 44% b Some college 93% 67% c College+ 93% 71%
  • Pew Study on Cell Phone Ownership 2013 11 Household Income Cell Phone Smartphone a Less than $30,000/yr (n=580) 84% 47% b $30,000-$49,000 (n=374) 90% 53% c $50,000-$74,000 (n=298) 99% 61% d $75,000+ (N=582) 98% 81%
  • 12 As of January 2014: 90% of American adults have a cell phone 58% of American adults have a smartphone 32% of American adults own an e-reader 42% of American adults own a tablet computer
  • Access 13
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  • Everyone On 15
  • Types of Cell Phones Simple cell phones Feature cell phones Smart cell phones 16
  • Types of Tablets 17 Camera? Download Apps? WiFi Access?
  • 18 What are people doing with all these devices?
  • Accessing the Internet
  • 20 34% of cell internet users go online mostly using their phones
  • 21 Surveys and Quizzes Skyping
  • 22 Travel
  • 23 QR Codes
  • 24 Taking Photos to remember something
  • Keeping Organized 25
  • Receiving information by Text 26
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  • Tools and Applications 32
  • Cell Phone Etiquette 33
  • Sending Group Texts 7 services for sending Group texts 4/7-services-for-sending-group-texts- to.html#.UcvJMflYWSo How to send text messages from your computer cell-phone-computer.html 34
  • Choosing Apps 35
  • Choosing Apps Ask you students How do you choose which app to download? Reviews Ratings Description Cost 36
  • Evernote 37
  • Using Evernote in Education dit?id=359915 /06/ultimate-simplified-guide-to-use-of.html X6iWM (video) 38
  • DropBox Features: Access all your photos, docs and videos from any device. 2 GB of space when you sign up -- free! Automatically save photos and videos to Dropbox and earn up to 3 GB additional free space. Share a link to even your biggest files no more attachments! Add files to your "Favorites" for fast, offline viewing. Use Dropbox to save and share photos and videos in a snap or even take your work on the go. If something happens to your iPhone or iPad, your stuff is always safe in Dropbox! 39
  • Polls and Quizzes PollEverywhere Qiz.Tel Large catalog of quizzes that can be done on cell phones MobileStudy Allows you to create your own quizzes that can be accessed via mobile device 40
  • PollEverywhere 41
  • QR Codes 43
  • What QR Codes Do QR codes contain information and instructions on what your device should do with the information Take you to audio, pictures, videos, and websites Save information in your address book 44
  • QR Code Readers QR Codes can be used with a mobile device like a smart phone or a tablet that has access to the internet The device must have an QR Code reader (also called scanner) app installed Apple Devices: Qrafter or Scan o Android Devices: QR Droid NOTE: You should NOT have to pay money or give information about yourself when selecting and installing a QR Code reader or scanner 45
  • QR Code Readers The QR Code reader uses the camera on your device to scan the code and then uses the internet to interpret the instructions in the code 46
  • QR Codes: Applications in Education (Video) 47
  • QR Codes in Education Make your own QR Code Scavenger Hunt! Scavenger Hunt 5 Real Ways To Use QR Codes In Education Black & White and Scanned All Over (video) QR Codes Connect Students to Books Shambles QR Code Resource 48
  • QR Codes in Education Desktop QR Code Reader QR Codes in Education Livebinder 50 QR code resources for the classroom 49
  • QR Code Creation Kaywa ScanLife 50
  • Agile/Responsive Design 51
  • Google Voice 52
  • Google Voice Activity Practice the dialogue Person 1: Excuse me, do you know what time it is? Person 2: Yes, it's two o'clock. Call (347) 927-7044 (Nells GoogleVoice number) When the voicemail prompts you to speak, read the dialog into the phone 53
  • YouTube Create videos on mobile device Share Videos via mobile devices To see sample video: Text me at 347 742 6128 or scan the QR code below: 54
  • Using Video with Students Ma and Pa Kettle Math Students make their own version Khan Academy Using video with ESL students Using Video with Adult students lt_Learners_-_Links_%26_Resources 55
  • Smart Phone Apps for Learning ingsYouShouldKnowAboutMobil/204763 education/ h-iphone/ phones-learning-tools 56
  • Putting it All Together 1. Think of a lesson you are doing that could enhanced by using mobile devices 2. Use the resources discussed earlier to identify an app (or 2) that could work for this purpose 3. Share your apps on this Google Form 57
  • Our Google Doc See the results here 58
  • Nell Eckersley Subject Matter Expert, LINCS Community Technology and Learning Group Email: [email protected] Twitter: Facebook: Blog: Delicious: 59