Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Teaching and Learning With Mobile Devices - Sept. 19, 2012


Open Source Software - free to download and use. Wide variety of programs - eg TTA lossless codec
Get VLC!!
For an overview of some terminology see the Educause collection of 7 Things You Should Know About ... - look through the list and update yourself on one or two!
Audio - Garageband (Mac only) or Audacity (free PC or Mac) --- export formats
Video - Movie Maker (PC) or iMovie (Mac) ---- export formats


From the RWL - in groups of threeish, each share the most important thoughts that came out of your RWL. What strikes you as really critical in our move to more mobile tech? What will drive society, and in turn, education? Is it the social isolation of Putnam, the impeding of democracy by tech (Barney) Is it the changing way we read and interact with other media?

Favourite Apps!! Speech to text and verbal search.

Overview (the overture!) of ML Course

What is education? What do the experts think? The Agenda
What you think the purpose of education is should help determine how you use technology (and everything else you do in teaching)

Read / Watch / Listen for Sept 26, 2012

Best Practices Discussion Group from LinkedIn
iPadQuest - a blog by an iPad using teacher

The Brain -  “Will fast facts do to our brains, what fast food has done to our bodies?” R. Redekopp

Start with this short NY Times article: The Science of Concentration

Then choose one more from among the following and bring your notes to class:

Gary Small - iBrain - text or video choices or audio

Multitasking or Paying Attention: Winnifred Gallagher - the book Rapt, or video (around the 30 minute mark to find the multitasking stuff)audio

Your Brain on Technology - audio

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I think this post still needs to be tagged with the Labels: Mobile Learning F 2012, Read Watch Listen