Mobile Learning in the Classroom
5 mobile applications that improve the learning experience
LearnCast Mobile Learning Platform
The development tools that LearnCast provides makes creating things like quizzes, polls, exams very easy so that people with little to no programming skills can use this application. These tools also allow you to further enhance your content with media (images, videos, links, audio) to present a more complete learnign experience
Link - http://www.learncast.com/
Word Press - WPtouch
WordPress enables a user to create their own website or blog for anyone to see. There are countless themes, plugins and other customizble features available in WordPress. The plugin WPtouch gives you that power on your mobile device, whether it is creating a your website or viewing it.
Links - http://wordpress.org/ - Official Site
- http://wordpress.org/plugins/wptouch/ - WPtouch plugin
With these tools, you can inform your students about upcoming events, presentation, or projects to make sure they stay on top of the course content. They can also reply to your messages like any other SMS messaging system.
Mobl21 allwos the user to create flashcards, quizzes, study guides, and polls that selected students can follow on their mobile devices. The teacher can manage not only the information provided, but the students that get to see it. Mobl21 also provides a store that comes with a wealth of learning material including downloadable lessons in pre-designed templates of your choosing. Below is a Youtube video showing an example of how to use Mobl21.
Flixlab allows you to share your user-created videos or slideshows on social media sites like Facebook. Not only can you create videos from your mobile device with Flixlab, but it has a feature that allows two people to share and combine content from two mobile devices into one video or slideshow. This can be really useful when doing a group project or video presentation when people are separated from each other and their computer.