Please Take Out Your Cell Phones!

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Dec 10, 2013 (3 years and 8 months ago)

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Welcome to Class!

Please Take Out Your Cell Phones!

Mark
Frydenberg

Bentley University

http://cis.bentley.edu/mfrydenberg

mfrydenberg@bentley.edu

@checkmark



Polling (
PollEverywhere
)


Polling (mClkOnLine.com)


Mclkonline.com

What do teens do with their
phones? (
Pew
)


Task

2010

2009

Take Pictures

76%

66%

Send or receive text messages

72%

65%

Access

the Internet

38%

25%

Play Games

34%

27%

Send or

receive email

34%

25%

Play

music

33%

21%

Send

or receive instant
messages

30%

20%




Prensky
, 2004

Computer in your pocket

Listen to podcasts



Do Smart Phones

Make Smart Students?

Does your school have

a cell phone policy?


Problems


Texting during class


Cheating on exams


Bullying


Sending photos


Broadcast PowerPoint


Stream or Record Video


Qik.com


Interviews

Blackboard / Campus Apps

myhomeworkapp.com


Project Noah


Note Taking Apps


Synch notes with
Dropbox

or the cloud


Posterous

easily posts
text or photos to the
web


Other ideas


Time experiments with
stopwatch


Take photos of results of
experiments for lab reports


Take photos of whiteboards
for future review


Use
bluetooth

to transfer
project materials between
group members



Receive SMS & email
reminders from teachers


Record yourself giving a
presentation


Download and listen to
podcasts


Using GPS to identify
locations




App Development

Native

Apps


Build an app compiled for a
specific phone platform.


Requires coding /
programming skills


Uses SDK from phone
vendor.


Requires dev license from
vendor to publish on App
Store / Marketplace

Web Apps


Built on HTML5, CSS3,
JavaScript


Work on multiple phone
platforms


Avoid the “app store”


Software Tools


Often web
-
based, drag n
drop environments


No or minimal coding


Limited functionality?


May produce an app (to
publish on an app store) or
a mobile web site


Create apps for multiple
phone platforms



PhoneGap.com


MobileNationHQ.com


AppMakr.com

MySchoolApp
: Native App for

Windows Phone 7


Modify the template and
recompile to make an app for
your school


Implemented in Visual Basic, C#


Code available on
CodePlex


Free to post on Marketplace with
edu

account from
DreamSpark

http://myschoolapp.codeplex.com



Dev Tool Example:
AppMakr


Create an account on
AppMakr



Need an
iOS

Developer Account ($99)


Developer.apple.com/
iphone


iOS

Provisioning Portal

allows testing apps
on other devices (ad hoc
distrib
) or on App
Store


Thanks!

Mark
Frydenberg

Bentley University

http://cis.bentley.edu/mfrydenberg

mfrydenberg@bentley.edu

@checkmark