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Mobile Content: Mobile Apps

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

1:30 – 3:00 P.M.

Robbie.Melton@tbr.eduAssociate Vice ChancellorTennessee Board of RegentsOffice of Mobilization & Emerging

Robbie K. Melton, Ph.D.

Mobile Content: Mobile Apps

How can mobile technologies transform teaching, support learning goals, and prepare students with the knowledge and skills that they need for the 21st century job market?

This session will explore the impact and

transformation of mobilization, as well as several practical approaches in the administration, planning, management, and measures of effectiveness for the use of mobilization (mobile devices and mobile content) in improving teaching and learning and increasing engagement and retention.

  • Session Description

- Identify standards of quality for the use of mobile apps for teaching, learning, and workforce development.

Identify mobile apps according to mobile device of choice; aligned to programs/disciplines; as related to educational levels.

  • Introduction of Session [5 mins.]

  • Impact of Mobilization in Education [15 mins.] *Video Clips

    • Did You Know?

    • Did You Know This?

    • Feedback & Reflection [5 mins.]

  • Showcase of Current Mobile Devices in Education: PreK- 20 [15 mins.]

    • Feedback & Reflection [5 mins.]

  • Impact and Transformation of Mobile Devices in Education

  • Identification of Mobilization Issues in Education Settings

    • -Mobilization Needs Assessment

    • -Mobilization Rubrics

    • -Feedback & Reflection[35 mins.]

Determination of Value for Education & WorkforceSafety ~ Security ~ ADA ComplianceTeaching ~ Learning ~ Careers Effectiveness Access ~Retention ~ Graduation Rate Impact

Purpose: Establish and share criteria TBReLearning will use to evaluate mobile devices for use in teaching/learning.

Article: “Evaluation of Handheld Devices for Mobile Learning” by Economides and Nikalaou:

Learning in Hand | Ways to Evaluate Educational Apps:

Criteria for Evaluating New Technology:

Why the Touchpad is good for CTOs and instructional designers:

TechCrunch | Compare Tablets:

Tablets 2012 | Best Tablets:

Educational Use 5%

ETSU FacultyApple iPad


*Top Cost 2012: $999.99 EDUDEMIC

  • Tennessee Board of RegentsMobilization Strategic Plan Model

  • -

    • Review of Strategic Plan

    • Business Model

    • Feedback & Reflection [5 mins.]

  • Impact and Transformation of Mobile Devices in Education





Tennessee Board of Regents 1stand only Mobilized System of Higher Education mTBR

www.TBRMobile.Org“Education On-Demand In Your Hands”

Tennessee Board of Regents Mobilization Strategic Plan

  • Mobile Product Sample

    • System wide Sample / Purchase

    • ADA Compliance

    • TBR IT [security/networking]

    • IMS Common Cartridge Standards

    • Cost & Resources

  • Mobilization Examination

    • 30 Days Campus Evaluations

    • Faculty & Staff Testers

    • Pilot Studies

    • Surveys & Observations

    • Curriculum /Program Alignment

    • Student Outcomes

  • Mobilization Outcomes

    • Program Alignment

    • Student Outcomes

    • Retention Impact

    • Workforce Application

    • Employment Opportunities

    • Educational Pricing

    • System Wide Purchase

    • Annual Evaluations

  • Mobilization Demonstration

    • Vendor Showcase

    • Product Demonstration

    • Faculty & Student Usability

    • Vendor Use References

    • Vendor IT & IMS Demos

TBR Mobilization Business Model

System Wide Purchases of Mobile Devices & Accessories

Evaluation & Effectiveness









Campus Communication & Collaboration

Mobile APP PreK-Ph.D.Workforce Center

30 Days Product Evaluation






  • TBRm Strategic Goal: To deliver educational and workforce content on students’ preferred mobile device of choice.

  • TBRm Strategic Goal: To investigate the use of mobile devices such as smart phones, tablets, apps, and social media tools for recruiting, marketing, and to increase retention academically and socially.

  • TBRm Strategic Goal: To provide professional development and training on how to utilize mobile devices and apps for teaching, learning, research, workforce development.

Mobilization Resource & Business Model

Major Innovation in Mobilization every 90 Days

Cell Phones toSmart Phones

  • TBRm Strategic Goal: To establish cost effective business models for addressing the fast and continuing changes in the field of mobilization and to reduce duplication of efforts and to maximize resources

Mobilization for increasing enrollment:With reports that 75% of incoming college students tour the schools they choose and 83% only see between 0 to 4 schools during their search.

  • TBRm Strategic Goal: To provide safe, secure (protection of privacy and data), device management, and reliable bandwidth.


47 CAMPUSES purchasing 1 Device$600 x 47 = $28,200*Discontinued in 12 months*Over ten new launched models for 2012


TBR SYSTEM WIDE Purchasing & Testing of 10 $600 x 10 = $6,000

Cost Saving to TBR $+22,200

2011-12: 16 major mobile innovative devices (possible scenario) 16 x $600 x 47 campuses = $451,200

  • TBRm System Wide Examination & Scalability of Apps Apple App Volume Purchase Program

National and International Recognition & AwardsTBR Mobilization Leadership

  • U.S.A. Today (2011) Highlighted TBR Mobilization Initiatives

  • WSCC Recognized as the 1st Mobilized Community College due to their Strategic Campus & Departmental Mobilization Plans

  • 2011 WSCC & Hamblen County Schools P16 Apple Mobilization Summit (requested invitation by the U.S. Department of Education.

  • APSU Mobile Apps and Development Center (Recognized by IMS Global Learning)

  • MERLOT Higher Education System Innovation for Mobilization

  • Mac Learning Magazine (2011) TBR Mobilization Resource Center

  • Campus Technology (2012) TBR Mobilization Resource Center

  • Sloan-C International Webinar: TBR Leadership in Mobilization

  • EDUCAUSE 2012 Southern Regional Keynote Address

TBR Award Winner of the WCET 2012 WOW AwardTechnology Innovation Mobilization Leadership & Mobile App Educational & Workforce Resource Center

  • Participants are to download the following apps for upcoming sessions:

  • CloudOn Microsoft Office Mobile App (free):App OverviewApple Download | Android Download

  • GoClass (free) App OverviewApple Download | Android Download

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