Mobile learning in language classroom

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  • 1.image1.png Mobile learning in languageclassroom today The introduction of changes and innovations should be gradual, well supported and well integrated with the rest of the course to allow teachers and learners to make effective use of the new technologies and tools. Commas-Quinn A. Learning to teach online// ReCALL, vol. 23(3), 2011. S.Titova 2012

2. Mobile technologies in language classroom Why to apply mobile technologies? What is mobile learning? How to use mobile devices in languagelearning? Mobile learning experience at the Facultyof Foreign Languages and Area Studies(FFLAS), MSU 3. Mobile devices for learning 4. Quick Reading Code 5. Mobile devices: available and widespread 2011: 5,3 bln people (77% of the worlds population)own mobile phones 0,5 bln people have access to the wireless Internet 300 000 mobile apps have been worked out in the last 3years According to TNS in Russia:Population 139 mlnMobile devices 237,7 mlnGoldmedia Mobile Life Report 2012 6. International mobile learning projects The Mobile Learning Network Project(MoLeNET) (UK) Hist (Norway) Mobile Learning Environment Project(The MoLE) (US) Mobile Technologies in LifelongLearning: best practices (MOTILL) (EU) MLearning Consortium(Canada). 7. Selection criteria: mobile technologiessuitable for learning Opportunity for collaborative work Opportunity for autonomous work Internet access Opportunity for tasks creation Opportunity for podcast creation Etc. MoLeNet 8. Best mobile learning devices (according to MoLeNet)Smartphone and iPhoneNetbookPDANintedoWalkmaniPod 9. What is mobilelear ning? 10. Mobile learning is... Any activity that allows individuals to be more productive whenconsuming, interacting with, or creating information, mediatedthrough a compact digital portable device that theindividual carries on a regular basis, has reliableconnectivity, and fits in a pocket or purse ( The exploitation of ubiquitous handheld technologies, togetherwith wireless and mobile phone networks, to facilitate,support, enhance and extend the reach of teaching andlearning ( 11. Mobile learning means... New forms of material and taskpresentation microblogs, Twitter, coursecasts, etc. (Kelly) Learning just-in-time, just enough, andjust-for-me (Traxler) 12. Mobile technology influences thefollowing components of learning andteaching processAccess toInteraction: Presentation:anytime and anywherematerials: interaction by means of Microblogs, Twitter, instant access to voice mail and email,coursecasts materials andSMS, videoconference resourcesand socil networks 13. DISTANCE LEARNING VS MOBILE LEARNING DistanceMobile learning learningTechnologyIncomplete MassavailabilityInformationQuickInstantaccessLearningenvironmentTetheredMobile course courseFeedback PlannedInstant 14. Classroom based learning Vs MobilelearningMobile technology today:Provides instant access to materialsEnables instant feedback in classroom based learning by means of SRSDesigns new assessment modelsHelps to teach on the basis of the old curriculum in new waysMobile technology effectively integrates with classroom basedlearning;Mobile technology enhances classroom based language learning(HiST Mobile Project 15. How to use mobile devices inlanguage learning? 16. MOBILE LEARNING METHODS DEPEND ONLearning environment: classroom based orautonomous workFrequency: mobile course or mobile technologyintegration with traditional courseContent: pull or pushBYOD (bring your own device) or class sets ofmobile devicesHockley N. 17. Mobile learning tools 1. Mobile reference materials (mobiledictionaries, mobile encyclopedias, mobile searchengines)2. Mobile communicative services (mobilemail, microblogs, Google mobile apps)3. Mobile online exercises and votingsystems (mobile Quick Response Systems,mobile Student Response Systems, mobile quizzes,mobile polls)4. Mobile multimedia apps and tools(podcasts, web cameras) 18. Methods of mobile technology integration in educationDistance learning supportTeachers and students interactionMaterials publication and presentationMobile courses Mobile Learning: Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training 19. Mobile learning: what for?Instant access to mobile reference materialsMultimedia materials playbackInteraction (SRS, Twitter, Skype, etc.)Complete mobile course apps 20. Advantages of mobile devicesInstant access to authentic materials anytime and anywhereIndividualizationMotivation by means of using familiar technologiesAutonomous work organizationDevelopment of skills for lifelong educationConstant feedback 21. English language learning apps MacMillan Free Apps+ ibook for FLTProfessional Development on Mobile Free ESL Apps Interactive English (Apple,Android) English in Use mobile version is coming soon 22. Multimedia platform for test creationBloom (Bite-sized Learning Opportunities on Mobile Devices) 23. UNITEhttp:// www. unite - ist. orgUnite platform provides the opportunity for:Saving materials and homeworkAssessing students workChatting and communicatingCreating tests and language gamesUnite project tries to combine the features of e- learning and m-learning. 24. Mobl21 for IPhones Androidhttp:// www. mobl 21. com/Mobl21 provides the opportunity for:Access to teaching materialRevisionTeachers consultationsCommunication and brainstorming for collaborative workTest, web quest and podcast creation 25. Mobile learning experience at FFLAS MSUSurvey on students attitude to mobile learning and their technical possibilitiesSmartphones for listening comprehension tasks with podcastsSmartphones for testsSmartphones for information search dictionaries, encyclopedias, search engines, newsSmartphones for educational process organization 26. Moscow State University Faculty of Foreign Languages and Area StudiesTeacher development courseMobile technology integration in languageclassroom"