Miami University Mobile Learning Center

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Miami University

Mobile Learning Center


A joint venture between SEAS, AIMS, and ITS

Status Update

http://elgg.csi.muohio.edu/mlc

Twitter: @miami_mlearning

Summary


Outreach and Community


Courses


Research


Software Projects


Funding


Plan for upcoming year

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What is Mobile Learning


More than just using mobile technology in the
classroom


24/7 learning that is


Personalized


Situated


Authentic


Social aspect of mobile learning

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Motivation


Unify efforts in mobile space on the campus


Provide faculty, staff, and students a resource
for mobile learning and mobile computing


Support faculty by providing software
development expertise

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Outreach and Community


Mobile Learning Summit (Fall 2010)


1.5 day event


Over 80 attendees


Speakers from Cisco, Apple, IIT, Kent St., St.
Mary’s, eTech Ohio


NSF CPATH Workshop (Fall 2010)


20 attendees in small workshop format


Attendees both in
-
state and out of state

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Outreach and Community


KnowledgeWorks Collaboration (Fall 2010


Present)


Assisting in the creation of a recommendation for
digital learning in Ohio


Presentation @ 2010 Lilly Conference on
Mobile Learning


On
-
line presence


Recent article in Chronicle of Higher Education


Twitter

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Outreach and Community


Future


Continued engagement with KnowledgeWorks on
the policy project


Planned Mobile Learning Summit for Oct 2011


Professional Development workshops and K
-
12
Summer Camps

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Outreach and Community


Impact


Collaboration as a result of Mobile Learning
Summit


Ohio Commission on Fatherhood


Zoo Academy


Increased visibility

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Courses


CSE 470 Mobile Application Development


Summer 2011 (Pilot)


CSE 451/551 Service Oriented Computing


Spring 2012


CSE 448/449 Senior Capstone


Two projects AY10
-
11 (See Projects Section)

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Courses


CSE 610 Graduate Seminar


F’10 M
-
Learning Seminar; Project with
Knowledgeworks


Sp’10 Mobile Computing seminar


IMS 440 IMS Practicum


One project AY10
-
11 with Procter & Gamble


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Course


Impact


Built capacity to build iOS applications in order to
support software development activities


Research


Software Projects

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Research


Publications


“An Evaluation Framework for M
-
Learning”, Gerald C. Gannod
and Kristen M. Bachman, in Proceedings of the 2011
International Conference on Computer Supported Education,
May 2011.


“Integrating M
-
Learning into a Broad Context: Issues and
Recommendations”, Gerald C. Gannod and Kristen M.
Bachman, in Proceedings of the 2011 Mobile Learning
Conference, March 2011.


“A Critical Analysis of M
-
Learning Initiatives”, Gerald C. Gannod
and Kristen M. Bachman, in Proceedings of the 2011 Mobile
Learning Conference, March 2011.

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Research


External Grants


Research Buddy: Revolutionizing Undergraduate
Student Research using Mobile Technology. (PI:
G. Gannod, co
-
PI: G. Platt, Procter & Gamble,
2011, $10,000 total). This project is funded by a
Procter & Gamble Higher Education Grant.

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Research


Future Plans


Graduate Student Research


PhD student in EHS


Establish connection with Google AppInventor
team


Build team for an NSF grant

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Software Projects


Miami University iPhone
Application


Funding provided by Student
Tech Fee (65%), and University
Communications (35%)


First Released on Nov. 30
th


3,023 New users


5,875 Total downloads (includes
updates)


Student Developers


SEAS, SFA


Collaboration with ITS and
University Communications


video

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Software Projects


my

Metro


MUITDC Finalist ($3K funding)


Interdisciplinary project with students from
disciplines across the university


Real
-
time tracking of Miami Metro buses


Eventual integration into the Miami App


In need of long
-
term funding to deploy to full bus
system

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Software Projects


Smart or Smashed


Alcohol abuse prevention / intervention app


Research project in collaboration with R.M. Ward
in EHS


Initial work supported by EHS Dean


In
-
progress


Student Developers


SEAS, SFA

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Software Projects


Alumni Networking App


Supports alumni events on iPad (think modified
“speed dating” format)


Supported by alumni office


In
-
progress (slated for Mid March pre
-
release,
final pilot in Chicago in Late April)


Student Developers


CSE Capstone

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Software Projects


Other’s in progress


Research Buddy


Proctor and Gamble


Using Cincinnati Zoo Academy as a testbed


The Everyday Dad


Ohio Commission on Fatherhood


AED Locator

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Plans for upcoming year


Governance


Internal and external board for center


Miami App (mobile external) steering committee


Funding


Development / Sponsorship


Personnel


Establish stronger bond with EHS faculty

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