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									iPads, iClickers, and
   Apps Session
             Clark Shah-Nelson
    JHSPH Center for Teaching & Learning

               David Schwartz

 Clinical Information Systems Education Center

               Emily L. Jones

   JHUSON Office for Teaching Excellence
Clark Shah-Nelson
JHSPH Center for Teaching & Learning


STUDENT ENGAGEMENT VIA
CLASSROOM POLLING
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_BE-bA2rMB2A/TC8r1Iw6ELI/AAAAAAAACsg/Atc25out0MY/s1600/lecture.jpg
http://www.english.ucla.edu/faculty/mcgurl/bored%20students%202.JPG
http://serc.carleton.edu/images/NAGTWorkshops/earlycareer/teaching/large_lecture.jpg
http://interacc.typepad.com/.a/6a01053596fb28970c0120a5ccd6b6970c-600wi
      Interactive Learning




Eric Mazur - Peer Instruction
           Interactive Learning

   Triples students’ gains in knowledge
   Erases the gender gap between male
    and female undergraduates
   Fosters better retention of knowledge




http://harvardmagazine.com/2012/03/twilight-of-the-lecture
              Interactive Learning



  Peer-instructed students who have
 actively argued for and explained their
understanding of scientific concepts hold
      onto their knowledge longer.




   http://harvardmagazine.com/2012/03/twilight-of-the-lecture
               Polling uses

• Engage students
• Conduct real-time formative assessment 1
• Reduce fear of responding verbally
• Minimize impact of constant hand raiser

  1On-going assessments, reviews, and observations in
  a classroom
                 Caveat


• Not for all courses

• Could be useful for large classes

• Ideally: consult Instructional Designer
              Polling at JHSPH



Poll Everywhere: http://www.polleverywhere.com/
  • Operates via web technology
  • Students answer using web browser, mobile phones or
    Twitter
               PollEverywhere
•

•   Web/SMS-based, most any, already-owned device
•   Less authentication for students
    o   better for anonymous polling?
    o   implications for quizzing
            Let's Give it a Whirl
If you have a web browser
(or smartphone):
•   Go to the website

•   http://pollev.com/twtf12
•   Click on the answer (choice)
    you want to submit             If you have a phone with
                                   texting/SMS capability:
                                   • Compose a text message to
                                    the number: 37607 and enter a
                                    code into the message

                                   • Twitter: tweet @poll with code
          http://pollev.com/twtf12
According to educational literature, after 8 weeks,
university student recall of content delivered by
straight lectures is:

                         85%

                         76%

                         54%

                         24%
A study @JHSPH compared two groups:

Group
A participated in straight 60 minute lectures. Group
B had active breaks every 15 minutes during
lectures.



The average grade for Group B, increased __ %.
David Schwartz

Clinical Information Systems Education Center


DESIGNING ENGAGING CONTENT
FOR MOBILE DEVICES
    E-Learning Design for
       mobile devices

• Design principles for learning are
 unchanged
• Context of mobile device is key
           Time is limited




• Learning on the fly
• 5 minutes or less
• Simple and need-to-know
             Screen size

                 Use       Consider
                           narration for
Know your       large
                           full content.
audience’s      fonts
devices.       and few
               words.
        Limit

• Deliver information as quickly as possible
• Use graphics, animation, and interactivity
 only when learning requires it
        Technical issues



• Flash vs. HTML5
• Connectivity
• Screen sizes
    http://pollev.com/twtf12
How soon do you intend to develop mobile
e-learning?
  1. No plans/don’t know

  2. Within the next year

  3. Within the next 6 months

  4. Within the next 3 months

  5. Already developing mobile e-learning
Emily L. Jones

JHUSON Office for Teaching Excellence


BUILDING A MOBILE TEACHING &
LEARNING COMMUNITY
Mobile Ownership Trends




http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2012/Smartphone-Update-2012/Findings/Findings.aspx
There’s an app for that…
              Volume Purchasing
• Institution purchases discounted apps for
  volume licenses
  • Purchase 20+ apps for ½ price
• Send code/link to faculty to download app
  • License becomes “their” license
• Encourages attendance for Mobile
  Workshops
  • (          ) shhh!
        training
Academic Framework for
      iPad pilot
Building Community

• Standardized “build” for new users
• Monthly User’s Group Meetings
• Short training sessions with free apps
• Opportunities for faculty to talk to
  other faculty about mobile strategies
• Start with solving a problem…
Providing Timely Feedback
• App: iAnnotate PDF
• Great for:
  • Grading long papers
  • Having all of your work with
    you in one place
  • Less paper shuffling
  • Rich feedback
  • Email directly back to
    students
• Bonus Points for:
  • Marking up course
    readings
  • Annotating journal articles
  • Projecting in class
      Junos Pulse                                   (one app to start using right now)


Access Welch Library resources on mobile devices
1.    Connect to iTunes and download the Junos Pulse
      application. (Search iTunes for Juniper or Junos Pulse)
2.    Once the application is installed, launch Junos Pulse and click on
      Configuration
3.    In the Configuration screen select edit
4.    Select the option to Add new configuration
5.    Under the name enter whatever makes sense to you. It is
      cosmetic
6.    In the URL enter https://sslmobile.johnshopkins.edu
7.    Set the Certificate to None
8.    Click Save
     (Junos Pulse also available for Android devices)

http://www.it.johnshopkins.edu/services/network/junos/
    Essential Apps to Start With
Consuming Content                Collaborating         Creating Content
• eReaders                       • Facetime            • Keynote, Numbers, Pages

    • Kindle, Nook, iBooks       • Skype               • Screenchomp
    • iAnnotate PDF Annotation   • Voicethread         • GarageBand
• TED Talks, PBS, iTunes U       • Dropbox             • iMovie
• Instapaper, NYT, CNN           • iCloud              • Sonic Pics
• NPR for iPad                   • Google Docs         • Notebook Apps
• Flipboard                      • MagicalPad              • Penultimate

• Stats of the Nation              (brainstorming)         • Noteshelf

• Junos Pulse (Welch Library)    • Medical Apps for        • Sketchbook Pro

                                   Patient Education   • Dragon Dictation
    http://pollev.com/twtf12
What kind of mobile learning device do you
primarily use?
       • iPhone
       • Android Smart Phone
       • Blackberry
       • Other SmartPhone
       • iPad
       • My phone is not smart
 Questions?

cshahne@jhsph.edu
dschwa29@jhmi.edu
 emjones@jhu.edu

								
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