Ubiquitous Presenter: Supporting Active Learning in the Classroom and more! http://www.cs.ucsd.edu/~bsimon/HP2010 to download files you will need for today William Griswold, Beth Simon Ed Price University of California, San Diego California State Univ., San Marcos UP supports active learning • Instructor slides (and ink) broadcast on web “live” in class. • Students point browser and “follow along” • At a give point, instructor has activity set up (or makes one up on spot) – Instructor “turns on” student submissions • Students choose a link on web site to make: – MCQ/ink/text answer and hit “send” • Student answers show up as “slides” on instructor machine. – Instructor can preview (privately) – Click on slide to project for class UP Overview • Variant of Classroom Presenter – Not just for Tablets, Using TCP/IP-web insfrastructure • Supports – Instructor inking – Instructor objects – Automatic web-archiving and per-ink stroke review by students – Active learning via web browser • Inked (Java applet), typed text, polling • Cell phone/SMS (polling, typed text, photo) • “New” Features: – NoteBlogging – Lightweight peer review of student activities – Improved Performance – Host your own server • Beta Features (available for testing now): – Tagging – Personal Typed Notetaking – Noteblogging with Chat Getting Started with Ubiquitous Presenter • Make a lecture – Using PowerPoint (start with SampleLecture today) – From other formats (not today) • Finishing your lecture – Store lecture to a UP classroom on the web – Save a Classroom Presenter file (.CSD) • Lecture! (with a partner) – Launch Classroom Presenter on your Tablet – Connect to lecture on web – Ink, watch it appear on web • Do active learning exercise – Turn on submissions – Have partner make several submissions – Practice reviewing, showing for class Odd Things About Today • Everyone is using the same “dummy” Instructor account – Instructor login: hp2010 – Instructor Password: hp2010 • Everyone is using the same classroom (UPWorkshop2010) – Normally you made a new classroom for each term (e.g. CSE3_SP06) • Everyone will be making a lecture in the same classroom – Please save your lecture as FirstInitial_LastName • We’ll practice lecturing in pairs, taking turns – One person lecture, the other play student and watch with a web browser • Lecturers won’t be connected to a digital projector How did I set up a classroom? • Let me show you, on the web. • How will students “enroll” in this class? – Let me show you, on the web. – This class has no password. Please find a partner • 1) Open the lecture SampleLecture.ppt • 2) Modify the SampleLecture.ppt on the first page to have your name. • 3) WAIT! For Instruction on Instructor Notes! Hidden Instructor Notes Instructor Notes • Object Tool Bar: – Anything you can click on is an “object” – To make an object an instructor object: • Click on the object, Click on the “Instructor” toolbar button – To make an object viewable by all • Click on the object, Click on the “Unrestricted” toolbar button • View Tool Bar: – Base Mode: Shows what the students will see (what is projected) – Instructor Mode: Shows all base mode AND the notes only you will see Finishing your lecture: 2 parts, done with one click • Save to Ubiquitous Presenter format (.CSD) and also put in correct classroom on website – Choose “Export to CSD and Web” • First you will be asked to login to the UP server (login: hp2010 password: hp2010) to upload your lecture – Select your classroom: UPWorkshop2010 – Name your lecture FirstInit_LastName • Then your .CSD will be saved on your local Tablet (this is the file you will double click to start CP in lecture) – Save it on your desktop! (Name it whatever you want) – When you open that lecture in class, it will know what classroom and lecture you are in Look on the UP class web site for your lecture* • Point a browser to: http://up.ucsd.edu – Login using the instructor login (hp2010, hp2010) • You should see a list of classrooms owned by instructor hp2010 – Choose the UPWorkshop2010 classroom • You should see a list of lectures – Choose yours (e.g. J_Smith) – You can now look through your slides • Note: the instructor notes are not visible! * •Studentsview lectures. own logins to the classrooms to “enroll” in classes so they can can make their •Instructors can control which students have access by requiring a password for enrollment. Let’s lecture! Pick a partner to go first, She will: • Minimize your browser (you don’t need it) • Find the .CSD file you created on your local machine from PPT and double tap on it. – Ubiquitous Presenter should launch and automatically ask you for your password Let the Lecture begin! • You are ready to lecture! – Draw some ink on your main slide. – In a few seconds, it will show up on a student web browser (your partner), IF he is on the CORRECT LECTURE (yours) AND he is “Live” under Navigation PLAY! Change slides, ink, erase, shrink slide, go to whiteboard! Active Learning aka Student Submissions • Move to slide 5 (“Which of these things is not like the other”) • In Presenter, click on “Enable Submissions” • PARTNER: In your web browser – Click on text, ink, image or multiple choice submission • Links on right under Navigation Mode – Type/Draw/Select a Radio Button • Play with all kinds! – Hit submit • WAIT! Reviewing Student Submissions • Instructor: Click on “Show Submissions” from top menu list (it’s red when there are some) • Your main window should show your partner/student’s submission – It’s not shown to the class (you can “preview”) – To “project” it, double tap on it – You can ink on it – PARTNER: Web browser will follow along • Want to show more? – Go back to original slide and click “show submissions” again Preview More Submissions in Main Pane (double click to show class) Supporting all devices • Students interact with any web-enabled device through a browser (cell phones coming soon!) • Ink solutions can be done with laptop OR Tablet – Require Java to be installed • Text solutions – Only require a browser – Enter text in a box, then click to place it on the screen • Can be moved, updated later • More text boxes can be made • Multiple Choice solutions – Choice of how many times students can vote – Results summarized and can be repeatedly “polled” • Image Submissions – Allows you to have students submit screen shots from other applications Browser Based Instructor Classroom Management Prefs for this lecture: Including delete Summary • Tablet PCs can enhance learning in the classroom • Ubiquitous Presenter can be used with a single Tablet to allow spontaneity and bring discussion to the electronic lecture – Automatically stores lecture ink on web • Multiple tablets or laptops enables student activities and active learning – Anonymity can be a benefit – Student work available for instructor review after class http://up.ucsd.edu to set up a hosted class! Acknowledgements • UCSD Team: – Krista Davis, Tamara Denning, Eli Friedman, Aaron Hieber, Mark Kinsella, James Lintern, Roshni Malani, Pierre Rahja, William G. Griswold • University of Washington Classroom Presenter • Microsoft Research Tablet PCs in Education • Hewlett Packard TFT Grant http://up.ucsd.edu to set up a hosted class!