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TABLETS, SMARTPHONES, & MOBILE APPS Richard Sebastian, Director of Teaching & Learning Technologies [email protected] & the future of teaching & learning

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A presentation to the VCCS Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP) in February of 2012 on the potential offered by mobile devices to fundamentally transform teaching and learning.


  • 1.The growth of mobile technologies is unprecedented

2. There are over 7+ billion people in the world 3. 5.3 billion of them are phone subscribers 4. In 2009, more than half a billion people accessed the Internetthrough a mobile device.This number is expected to double within 5 years 5. More than 8 trillion text messages were sent in 2011 alone 6. In the past year, mobile searches have quadrupled 7. Source: Flurry,comScore, AlexaJeff Haynie, @jhaynie 8. Mobile in 2007Source: Jeff Haynie (@jhaynie) 9. 2008: Apple still rulesSource: Jeff Haynie (@jhaynie) 10. 2009: Winds ofchange fromAndroidSource: Jeff Haynie (@jhaynie) 11. 2010:The iPad hit.So did Android.Source: Jeff Haynie (@jhaynie) 12. December 2010:Mobiles Out ShipDesktopsDesktop Mobile 13. 2012: MobileChaosSource: Jeff Haynie (@jhaynie) 14. April 2011 15. AppStore569,000+ apps10,000,000,000+ billion downloads 16. iBooks2iBooksAuthoriTunesU 17. Its not just about(sorry, Jack) 18. Its not just aboutiPad 19. Source: Jeff Haynie (@jhaynie) 20. Its not aboutVS 21. Its about(i.e. learning) 22. How do tablets, smartphones, and appsfundamentally changeteaching & learning? 23. Hint:They dont 24. But they do allow us to RETHINK teachingand learning 25. The growth of mobile technologies is unprecedented 26. Thank you!Liberally borrowed and adaptedfrom Jeff Haynie (@jhaynie) andyiibu