Mobile Content: Mobile Apps. Wednesday, January 30, 2013 1 : 3 0 – 3:00 P.M. Robbie.Melton@ tb r.edu Associate Vice Chancellor Tennessee Board of Regents Office of Mobilization & Emerging Technologies www.TBRMobile.org. Robbie K. Melton, Ph.D. Mobile Content: Mobile Apps.
1:30 – 3:00 P.M.
Robbie.Melton@tbr.eduAssociate Vice ChancellorTennessee Board of RegentsOffice of Mobilization & Emerging Technologieswww.TBRMobile.org
Robbie K. Melton, Ph.D.
Mobile Content: Mobile Apps
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.
- 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.
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: http://learninginhand.com/blog/ways-to-evaluate-educational-apps.html
Criteria for Evaluating New Technology: http://www.rit.edu/ntid/edr/system/files/rubric.pdf
Why the Touchpad is good for CTOs and instructional designers: http://www.webosnation.com/why-touchpad-good-ctos-and-instructional-designers-guest-post
TechCrunch | Compare Tablets: http://tablets.techcrunch.com/
Tablets 2012 | Best Tablets: http://tablets-review.toptenreviews.com/
Tennessee Board of Regents 1stand only Mobilized System of Higher Education mTBR
www.TBRMobile.Org“Education On-Demand In Your Hands”
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.
Major Innovation in Mobilization every 90 Days
Cell Phones toSmart Phones
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 Mobilization ModelENTOURAGE DUAL BOOK TABLET PC $600
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
TBR Award Winner of the WCET 2012 WOW AwardTechnology Innovation Mobilization Leadership & Mobile App Educational & Workforce Resource Center