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1 Irvine Valley College Mobile Learning WITH BLACKBOARD Presented by Paul Tang - Alternate Media Specialist

2 Presentation Objectives Mobile Learning with Blackboard in Distance Education Mobile Learning with Blackboard in Distance Education –What are Mobile Devices? –What is Blackboard Mobile Central? –What is Blackboard Mobile Learn?

3 Mobile Devices What are mobile devices? What are mobile devices? –A handheld computing device typically having a display screen with touch input and/or miniature keyboard. touch Blackboard Mobile app is available at no-cost. Blackboard Mobile app is available at no-cost. –Wi-Fi (free wireless) and 3G/4G Network (paid wireless) from Sprint Network Android phones Android phones BlackBerry phones BlackBerry phones –Wi-Fi (free wireless) iPhone iPhone iPod touch iPod touch iPad iPad Blackboard Mobile is available as an annual license from other carriers with 3G/4G Network. Blackboard Mobile is available as an annual license from other carriers with 3G/4G Network.

4 Mobile Devices Apple iPad* and iPhone 4 Comparison –More memory 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB* vs. 16 GB and 32 GB –Higher screen resolution 1024 x 768* vs. 960 x 640 –Larger keyboard* –Larger screen area 9.7* inches vs. 3.5 inches –No contract for cellular Internet Service* –Faster speed Fast 1 GHz processor (both) iPhone 4 iPad

5 Mobile Devices Apple iPad* and Windows Phone 7 Comparison –More memory 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB* vs. 8 GB and 16 GB –Higher screen resolution 1024 x 768* vs. 800 X 480 –Larger keyboard* –Larger screen area 9.7* inches vs. 3.8 inches –No contract for cellular Internet Service* –Faster speed Fast 1 GHz processor (both devices) –Larger quantity and better quality apps* Windows Phone 7 iPad

6 Mobile Devices Whats an iPad? –Tablet computer developed by Apple –Released in April 2010 –Similar in functionality to the iPhone and iPod touch –Runs the same operating system (iPhone OS) and almost all of the same applications iPad Desktop

7 Whats an iPad? –Portable 9.5 L x 7.5 W x.05 D 9.5 L x 7.5 W x.05 D Weighs 1.5 lbs Weighs 1.5 lbs –Versatile Surf the Web Surf the Web Receive and send Receive and send View Photos View Photos View Videos View Videos Read iBooks Read iBooks Read periodicals Read periodicals Mobile Devices Videos

8 Whats an iPad? –Screen display 9.7-inch LED backlit Multi-touch screen display 9.7-inch LED backlit Multi-touch screen display Interpret gestures conveyed by fingers Interpret gestures conveyed by fingers –Flash memory from 16 to 64 gigabytes (GB) Mobile Devices i Books

9 Mobile Devices iWorks (MS Office) on the iPad iWorks (MS Office) on the iPad –Pages (Word) –Numbers (Excel) –Keynote (PowerPoint) Apples iPad Pages

10 Mobile Devices Accessibility Features are built into the iPad? What Accessibility Features are built into the iPad? – –VoiceOver (screen reader) – –Zoom (5X magnification) – –White on black (contrast) – –Mono audio (L or R ear) – –Speak auto-text (speaks auto corrections) – –Open and closed caption Demo of Accessibility Features News

11 Mobile Central What is Blackboard Mobile Central? – –Suite of applications that bring the campus experience to the mobile device in an institution-branded application –App customizable by SOCCCD for –App customizable by SOCCCD for Irvine Valley College and Saddleback College Class Schedule Class Schedule Campus Map Campus Map Campus Directory Campus Directory Campus News Campus News Blackboard Mobile Central

12 What is Blackboard Mobile Learn? –An app that brings the classroom experience and learning content to the mobile environment Blackboard Mobile Learn app downloaded free from iTunes to the iPad Blackboard Mobile Learn app downloaded free from iTunes to the iPad Mobile Learn Blackboard Mobile Learn on Apples iPad

13 Mobile Learn Blackboard Mobile Learn app provides access to: Blackboard Mobile Learn app provides access to: –Announcements –Course Information –Syllabus –Assignments –Discussion Boards –Course Documents –Grades –Roster Blackboard Mobile Learn Blackboard Mobile Learn Blackboard Mobile Learn Blackboard Mobile Learn Blackboard Mobile Learn on Apples iPad

14 Summary Mobile Devices Mobile Devices –Provides access to distance learning, the Web, Internet videos, and more. Blackboard Mobile Central Blackboard Mobile Central –Delivers a mobile campus experience including class schedule, campus directory, campus map, and campus news. Blackboard Mobile Learn Blackboard Mobile Learn –Brings the classroom experience and learning content to the mobile environment.

15 DSPS Program For additional information, visit our DSPS Web site For additional information, visit our DSPS Web siteDSPS Web siteDSPS Web site –http://www.ivc.edu/dsps


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