Mobile Tools for Teaching and Learning Presented by Jym Brittain Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning Northeastern State University Based upon.

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<ul><li><p>Mobile Tools for Teaching and LearningPresented byJym BrittainDirector of the Center for Teaching and LearningNortheastern State University</p><p>Based upon a presentation (with permission) titled TWITTER and Other Mobile-izing Tools for Teaching and Learning by Biray Alsac of Mesa Community College</p></li><li><p>Cell Phone Use (Statistics)255.4 million wireless subscribers in US184% of total U.S. population196% of NSU students use mobile phones35% of cell phone owners send and receive text messages2 75% of NSU survey respondents use text messages48.1 billion text-messages sent per month1</p><p>1</p></li><li><p>Available ToolsText/Multimedia MessagingTextmarksText based polls and surveysTwitterWinksiteQik</p></li><li><p>Cell Phone Use (Applications*)Campus Security Alert system</p><p>Communication among students (Instant messaging)* Specifically regarding text-messaging on campus</p></li><li><p>Cell Phone Use (Applications+)Faculty bulletins or class reminders</p><p>Text-Messaging based surveys &amp; Polls</p><p>Building community outside classroom+ Examples of applications in the classrooms</p></li><li><p>Bulletins and Class its FREE!Students subscribe to class text feed by typing CLASS** to 41411Students get class updates via text on phone every time teacher creates new alertsNo need to know student cell phone numbers** CLASS is just an example word, teachers can choose any word for their class when setting up account</p></li><li><p>TM-based Surveys &amp;*Create live pollsSurvey studentsGain instant feedback from classSimilar to using clickers in classroomNo need to know student cell phone numbers* Free and paid subscriptions available see website for feature details</p></li><li><p></p></li><li><p>Twitter* What is it?Mini-updates in 140 characters of text (or less)Microblog of whatever you want it to be</p><p>Answers the question: What are you doing?*</p></li><li><p>Twitter Teaching &amp; LearningCreate bulletins or class remindersBuild student connection beyond classroomStudents become part of a global communityNo need to know student cell phone numbers*</p><p>* Students must update Twitter setting to link incoming messages to phone.</p></li><li><p>HealthyBeeAn example of a Twitter used by an instructor for a college health classCreate profile so students &amp; colleagues can follow you.</p><p>Keep your updates public or private.</p></li><li><p>This is the visual list of who you are following(aka your students)All tweets are included on this timeline (most recent on top)so you never miss an update.HES100: Remember to bring a nutrition label to class.Send updates on class assignments, announcements, website URLs, or general info.BULLETINS &amp; CLASS REMINDERS</p></li><li><p>Thanks for bringing it up @dncr4u3, the quiz will stay available for one more dayCreate public chatter among your students.</p><p>A Tweets with @ plus username means its a public reply to a specific user.STUDENT CONNECTION BEYOND CLASSROOMPromote classroom community by suggesting your students also follow each other</p></li><li><p>You can send a private message directly to a student, too.</p><p>Student will receive your direct message via:EmailTwitterCell Phone (if activated)STUDENT CONNECTION BEYOND CLASSROOM</p></li><li><p>GLOBAL COMMUNITYSuggest that students find other Twitter users to follow related to their interests or class topics.</p><p>i.e. a search for health found many health-related feeds, such as BBC Health and American Cancer Society who post news on their Twitter feed)-and-A search for fitness found professionals, such as, personal trainers, body builders, and fitness enthusiasts</p></li><li><p>Grab the Twitter code and embed your updates or timeline on your blog or social network.</p></li><li><p>Twitter - MashupsSchedule updates and reminders to your students in advance so you wont miss a beat er a tweet</p></li><li><p>Twitter - MashupsPut all your students into one crowd and follow everyone at-a-glance on the web.</p><p>(see also TwitterCamp)</p></li><li><p>Twitter Example of Teacher UsesAnnouncementCommunication with studentsClass ReinforcementsDiscussion Prompts &amp; Additional Follow-upsTask Reminders</p></li><li><p>Twitter Example of Student UsesHealth-related feedsMost health-related feeds post URLs that link to a blog post or news article.Students were asked to follow the feed &amp; stay current on news.This tweet sums up what they learned.Response to a discussion promptPersonal CommentStudent feeds</p></li><li><p>Mobile its FREE!Faculty set up course via websiteStudents and faculty interact with course through mobile device or the webSimilar tools to Blackboard type systems.</p></li><li><p>Mobile streaming its FREE!Share live video from your phone!Qik enables you to share your moments live with your friends, family and the worldright from your mobile phone!</p></li><li><p>Contact InformationJym BrittainTextmark SMS to 41411 jymbrittain then your messageTwitter - jymbrittainWinksite - -</p></li><li><p>References http://crowdstatus.comhttp://tweetlater.comhttp://Tweetstats.com or</p><p>Check out the wiki for all-things Twitter</p><p></p><p>*******Press F5 or use the tool bar to enter presentation mode in order to see the poll.****************</p></li></ul>