When Miss Social Meets Mr Mobile Soc-Mob Learning in a village By Jeremy Chen
Join twitter #socmobxue • SOCial • MOBle • XUE (means learning in Mandarin, good ways for language teachers to avoid a #hashtag clash)
Tools to try • Moodle: • han-yu.com/moodle (username & password to be provided in the conference) • Wordpress: • www.myteacher.id.au • jeremychen.net • Tools: Speed sharing • Dropbox links to be provided in the conference
What do you think about social learning • In a tweet, tell us what social learning means for you?
S-Learning (wikipedia) • social learning as a process of social change in which people learn from each other in ways that can benefit wider social-ecological systems. • With the growing use of social media, social learning is also more and more interpreted as learning with social media. • Social Learning Tools are those tools used for pedagogical and androgogical purposes that utilize social software and/or social media in order to facilitate learning through interactions between people and systems.
How about mobile learning? • In a tweet, tell us what mobile learning means for you?
M-Learning (wikipedia) • With the use of mobile devices, learners can learn anywhere and at any time. M-learning technologies include handheld computers, MP3 players, notebooks, mobile phones and tablets.
Personal Stories • Elgg incident: Friend student • Wordpress incident: ad • Edmodo: abusive language • Soundcloud: Blocked M7 S-T M7 S-W S-SS M7
A short list of social and mobile tech Miss Social Mr Mobile Laptop (Windows) Laptop (Mac) Tablet (iPad) Tablet (Android) iPhone • Facebook / Twitter / Ultranet / Edmodo / Wiki: Wikispaces (+) / Blog: Wordpress (+) /Google &… / Other websites / Apps
Factors • Prices / Ads • Accounts • Access Control • Supported Devices • Internet • Passion • Content Openness • Tool Openness • User Community • Developer Community • Student Usability • Teacher Usability • Capacities • Tech Support
Overall Pros Cons Need a lot of training Need high ICT literacy Weak support for iPhone • Free • Safe • Powerful / Versatile • Ownership • Customisable
Hands-on Moodle • Tool Guide • Choice • Real-Time Quiz • Chat room: short questions • File sharing • Portal to all other tools (Demo: DropVox)
Overall Pros Cons Single function (mainly) • Free and Paid • Easy to set up • Very easy to use • Ownership • A lot of powerful plug-ins • Support most standards
Hands-on Wordpress Download the app • Update blogs on iPhone • RSS feed to Edmodo • Short links • Mailing List • Post by email (for anyone) Post by email (valid up to 25/05/13)
S-M Learning: Speed Sharing Current Tools Exploring Geogebra Pygame Renpy Mental Case / Quizlet • MIT Scratch • Crazytalk • Webquest / EXE Learning • Wiki (Mediawiki) • Mindmap (VUE) • MS Office • Moodle Quiz / Hotpotato
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