Increasing options for student learning through the use of mobile devices

Facilitator: Dr Philip Uys, Director, Strategic Learning and Teaching Innovation, Charles Sturt University, Australia

Date and location: Monday, 30th of May 2011, 14.00-16.00, Preview Room, Fundani, Bellville

Workshop description:

The seminar aims to encourage discussion about new options for student learning through the use of mobile devices.  These new options relate to students accessing learning materials; accessing learning support materials; performing learning tasks; participating in learning interactions; performing assessment tasks; and evaluating teaching. Typical personas, real life examples, issues and possibilities espoused in the literature will be discussed and built upon.

Please book your place by emailing gachagod@cput.ac.za.

Workshop resources

Personal mLearning collection (growing – please email me additional links!)

(Slideshare of the seminar accessible from this collection)

http://www.globe-online.com/mobilelearning

2010 CSU Mobile Learning Investigation:

http://www.csu.edu.au/division/landt/resources/mobilelearning/index.htm

Uys, P. M. (2010, December). Implementing an open source learning management system: A critical analysis of change strategies. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 26(7), 980-995.

http://www.ascilite.org.au/ajet/ajet26/uys.html

Uys, P.M. (2007). Enterprise-Wide Technological Transformation in Higher Education: The LASO Model. International Journal of Educational Management (ISSN: 0951-354X), Emerald, UK.

http://www.globe-online.com/philip.uys/2006%2008%20uysLASOmodel.htm

CSU Educational Technology Dashboard

http://www.csu.edu.au/division/lts/docs/role/ltsystemsdashboard.pdf

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About D Gachago

I have been working in the field of eLearning for more than 10 years, in commercial companies and in Higher Education, in Austria, Botswana, Scotland and now South Africa. I am still enthusiastic about all the interesting stuff that's going on and am trying desperately to keep on top of all the new technology coming out (not always managing very well).
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