Thinking about using smart mobile devices for teaching but not sure where to start?
Here are specific ways faculty members can use smart mobile technology to save time and share practical classroom activities that promote student creativity, connectivity, and collaboration.
Mobile learning to encourage social interaction, active engagement, and self-motivation:
Apps for iPads/iPhones/Smart Devices:
- Polling Systems: webClicker, eClicker, iResponse, many others
- Assessments: Essay Grader
- Reference: Cornell Libraries App, Lab of Ornithology’s BirdsEye and Bird Q&A
Social Networking Use for Lecture Content
How to get started?
Academic Technologies can help to…
- Prepare: Blackboard, Power Point
- Teach & Lecture: clickers, videos
- Engage & Discuss: blog, wikis, web discussions
- Assess & Feedback: Bb quizzes, clickers, surveys
- Assist in selecting technology tools for presentations and lectures.
Links & References:
- Information and links for this session can be found on the Innovation blog at: http://blogs.cornell.edu/innovation
- “Mobile IT in Higher Education 2011″ EDUCAUSE http://www.educause.edu/MobileITinHigherEducation
- “The Educational Potential of Mobile Computing in the Field” EDUCAUSE Quarterly http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Quarterly/EDUCAUSEQuarterlyMagazineVolum/TheEducationalPotentialofMobil/225863
- “7 Learning Models for Mobile Learning” Mobl21 Web Site http://www.mobl21.com/blog/08/7-learning-models-for-mobile-learning/
- “Universal Instructional Design Principles for Mobile Learning” Educause, 2009 http://www.educause.edu/Resources/7ThingsYouShouldKnowAboutColla/182641
- “The Evolution of Mobile Teaching and Learning” Retta Guy, Informing Science, 2009 http://www.google.com/books?id=Cz5SCEaHNAMC
- Cornell CALS College Collection of Apps and other web links http://calsnews.cornell.edu/2011-spring/exclusives/tech-tools.html