This morning I’m presenting to the Iowa Distance Learning Association’s Fall Symposium.
Description: How can specific mobile apps support and enhance online courses? From LMS apps, organizational apps, and university apps to apps specifically design to support a unique course, explore the variety of ways mobile learning can enhance online learning.
PowerPoint: 2015 Iowa DLA.ppt
In this session, we are exploring mobile learning in three areas of online learning: Learning, Connection to the University, School or Organization, and Connection to the Instructor.
- Responsive design of your LMS
- LMS Mobile version:
- Teaching students tools to help them stay organized, for example:
- Group interaction supported by mobile apps such as:
- Twitter for reporting in activities for jogging class
- Poll everywhere for polling in class students and online students; can embed in your LMS content as well
- Practice apps such as:
- Quizlet to create your own practice for students or for students to create their own
- Apps that teach such as:
- Students creating projects on their phone
- Creating ads in a marketing class
- Sharing a video introduction of themselves
- Recording a skit on their cell phone
- iPadio: phone in and record audio up to 60 minutes
Connection to your University, School or Organization
- Most university apps have calendars, catalogs, news, etc. Some examples:
- iSheffield School of Aeronautics
- Hello App Camp from Drake University
- My ATSU Mobile
- Apps that help students live around campus:
- What about online learners? Should we have apps that do special things for online learners? Should there be a separate app for on campus students and a different one for online students?
- Athletics apps:
Connection to the Instructor
- Videoconferencing apps such as:
- Texting students reminders:
- Deliver content via apps such as iTunes U, YouTube, etc.
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