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  1. Extending Learning Beyond the Classroom - Past, Present & Future Adam Hall President, SkillsTutor

  2. One Nation…..1954

  3. Brief Video http://youtu.be/Uym5DGsEeJ0

  4. In this Presentation : • A quick history of mobile learning • Market penetration • Use cases • Catalysts driving the adoption of mobile learning • New and improved content, networks, tools and platforms • The Funding context • Some exemplary mobile learning projects • Challenges • Looking ahead – the vision for mobile education

  5. A quick history of mobile learning • In 1901, Linguaphone used wax cylinders for a language lesson series • The Dynabook (1968), a concept book-sized computer offered simulated learning for children. • The 'Wireless Coyote' project in 1991 used mobile computers connected by wireless networks. • In the 1990s, Asian and European universities explore, develop, and evaluate mobile learning for students.

  6. A quick history of mobile learning • Palm has universities and companies build and test mobile learning on the PalmOS platform. • MOBIlearn and M-Learning projects are funded by the European Commission in the 2000s.

  7. But, is that really the “History” of Mobile Learning? • Challenge your paradigm on what is “normal” learning • Santa Claus • “One Nation, Under God” • The “Concept” of Zero • Compulsory High School Education • What else??? • Has LEARNING always looked the way it looks today?

  8. So, where did “Brick and Mortar” come from? • The need to scale… • Agriculture • Immobility of libraries • Immobility of chalk boards • Immobility of …

  9. Learning Evolved… and then got “STUCK”

  10. But it is coming FULL CIRCLE!

  11. Learning can and SHOULD be MOBILE again! Mobile Devices allow learning to be: • Personalized • Dynamic • Learner centric • Scalable beyond our wildest dreams

  12. Market Penetration

  13. Education is going mobile in the United States and worldwide. • It’s already started happening, and the pace of adoption is quick.

  14. Mobile usage worldwide • By 2020 6 billion - 80 % of the world's population will use mobile phones, and 4.7 billion people will access the internet, primarily on mobile devices.

  15. Smartphones – the numbers in the US • One out of four cell phones in the US are smart phones • Growth rate outpacing that of PCs TEN-FOLD • Mobile devices are displacing laptops.

  16. Smartphones – the numbers for students • Smartphone access for middle and high school students in the US jumped 42% from 2009 to 2010 • 44 % of high school students in Title 1, rural, urban areas have smartphones • Same percentage for students in suburban, non-Title 1 schools

  17. What does that mean? • Irrelevance of the Digital Divide? • Parents are making the choice to supplement their child’s education with anytime access to digital resources

  18. Use Cases

  19. Digital Natives This audience is: • Connected • Communicating • Computerized • Content-centric • Community oriented

  20. How students will use mobile devices for school • 68%: Internet research - anytime, anywhere • 53%: Collaborate with peers, teachers, SME’s using instant messaging or text messaging

  21. How students will use mobile devices for school • 37%: Create and share documents, videos or podcasts • 35%: Record lectures or experiments to review again later

  22. StudyBlue Research • Students with Smart Phones study 40 minutes more per week • 19% study in the bathroom • 17% study whileexercising • More likely to track grades and assignments online • Less likely to pull all-nighters • 40% of all study sessions include a “fun phone break” • Texting • Email • Web surfing • Talking on phone • Social networking Always Learning

  23. Available Applications and Demand At this time: • Apple App Store: Thousands of Ed Apps • More parent-child / Less teacher-student • Some junk … getting better

  24. Worldwide - the market for mobile learning • The worldwide market for Mobile Learning products and services will grow from $3.2 billion in 2010 to $9.1 billion by 2015 • The US is now the #1 buying country for Mobile Learning, followed by: • Japan • South Korea • UK • Taiwan This is 70% of the global mobile learning market.

  25. Worldwide - the market for mobile learning • Changing Fast: • By 2015, these countries will only account for 40.6% of all expenditures. • The highest growth rates: • China • India • Indonesia • Brazil

  26. Worldwide – the market for mobile learning • Top ten growth rates are in developing economies: • Asia(6) • Latin America (2) • Africa (2) • Mobile learning is now an essential strategy to improve education in these developing economies.

  27. Worldwide – the market for mobile learning • Turkey: • purchasing 15 million tablets for school children • India and the Philippines: • subsidized the development of personal learning devices and have launched them in 2011. • India: • $35 ‘Aakash’ tablet has already been launched • second generation model will be out early 2012.

  28. Worldwide – the market for mobile learning • From nothing to everything • Magical contraption • Very few have experienced self-paced e-learning on a desktop • Inalienable Rights?

  29. Mobile Learning - "value creation" • Mobile learning has exited the "market creation" phase and has entered the "value creation" phase in the US • Time spent to reach 50 million users • Radio: 38 years • TV: 13 years • Internet: 4 years • iPod: 3 years • Facebook: 2 years

  30. In 1984 there were only 1,000 devices in the world capable of accessing the Internet. • Eight years later this had reached one million. • Last year it reached one billion • Probably will double soon

  31. Mobile Learning - "value creation" • “Advanced Features” are now “Must Haves” • Extraordinary innovations such as: • Location-based learning • Mobile augmented reality • Haptic-enabled (touch based) learning • Intelligent decision support • “Smart" personal learning appliances

  32. Mobile Learning = Ecosystem of Features and Benefits • These include: • Mobile commerce • Near field communications (NFC) – (bumping) • Mobile advertising • Mobile web browsing • Device-independent multimedia • Location-based services • ebooks • and, of course, MOBILE APPS

  33. Global Mobile Learning Adoption Content Suppliers Technology Suppliers Catalysts driving the adoption of mobile learning Service Suppliers Service Suppliers

  34. Content, Networks, Tools and Platforms

  35. The content distribution channel is expanding rapidly • 100+ app stores TODAY and the number is growing by 1-2 stores a month • 15-17% of all titles are Mobile Learning apps.

  36. There are now global mass-market stores operated by GetJar, Amazon and Opera • The Google, Apple, and Blackberry stores have dedicated education categories.

  37. In mid-2010, Apple launched “Bulk Buying” method for academic buyers. • B2B movement targeting institutional sales • Apple’s Special Ed section: additional 5 million students with 85 apps on day 1

  38. Everything is Evolving at Light Speed….. • Major spike in sales of smartphones, ebook readers, and tablets in 2010. • What’s evolving? • Cost (lower) • User interface (slicker) • Processing speed (faster) • Peripherals (sexier) • On-board memory (stronger) • Internal storage (larger) • Motion sensors (touchier) • Wireless connectivity (becoming ubiquitous)

  39. 4G • 4G (fourth generation) wireless networks • There are six in operation now • Extraordinary range of wireless • US will have the largest 4G coverage in the world.

  40. Funding Context