Implementing Mobile TechnologiesFacilitators: Dr. Susan Crichton & Mr. Brown Onguko
When: Tuesday, February 1 - 13:30 to 15:00 pm (Mountain), 20:30 GMT (note earlier start time!)
Click here to enter the Elluminate room
Session DescriptionMobile technologies have in the recent years become important devices for the delivery of teaching and learning in most parts of the world. In developing countries, mobile telephony is already having major impacts on many economic and social activities including commerce, banking and education.
Join Brown and Susan in a discussion about how mobile technologies were used in leadership preparation programs, and issues that institutions must face before implementing mobile technologies. Brown will share his experiences from East Africa where students and instructors used Nokia (mobile) phones and Nokia blog software to support blended learning for professional development in a certificate course.
Susan is an associate professor at the University of Calgary. Brown is Susan's doctoral student. Prior to starting his studies, Brown led an mLearning pilot for Aga Khan University in Tanzania.
How to participate
To join the web conference enter the Elluminate room up to 30 minutes before the start of the session.
Type your full name when prompted; no password is required.
You will need an audio set up with a microphone. If you have not previously attended an Elluminate Live web conference, please take 5 minutes well before the session to visit the Elluminate Support Site and follow the steps for first time users.
Unable to attend the web conference? More to say? Feel free to add your comments to the Professional Learning Series general forum at any time.
Spread the word!
Please forward this information to anyone at your institution who may be interested in online professional development.
Last modified: Tuesday, 25 October 2011, 3:31 PM