mLearning Resource Hub

Move Forward with Mobile Learning – Resources from the Summer 2020 Webinar Series 

From May – August 2020, the EdTech Center and the mLearning Leadership team led a monthly webinar series on mobile learning implementation. The series covered the four implementation areas: Onboarding, Outreach, Instructional Support and Evaluation. 

The webinars convened leaders, practitioners, educators and more to share and discuss anytime, anywhere mobile learning.

On this page, you’ll find all of the webinar resources, including session recordings, slides, Q&A notes and more. To explore the resources from each section, navigate to the webinar you wish to view more details on and click on the + button to expand the section.

Mobile Learning Webinar #4 - Evaluation - August 19, 2020

Our fourth and final mLearning webinar on evaluating apps. During this webinar, Jen Vanek from World Education will highlight key evaluation criteria teachers might consider when choosing a mobile app to support instruction; Tiffany Brand from Dover Adult Learning Center will share her strategies for involving learners in evaluation after use; and EdTech Center Advisor Jeff Goumas from CrowdED Learning will lead a discussion on the importance of establishing metrics for evaluating app effectiveness based on your goals.

Mobile Learning Webinar #3 - Orientation - July 15, 2020

In this webinar, we showcase tools and strategies for establishing and maintaining effective outreach featuring resources from our mLearning website! During this webinar, Jen Vanek from World Education will outline the steps for planning effective outreach using a communications planning template and will share how one organization uses a Facebook Messenger pop-up to support automated communication; EdTech Center Advisor Jeff Goumas from CrowdED Learning will examine various free tools for communications to be leveraged based on your organization’s goals and end user access; and Melanie Sampson, the Content Director at Literacy Work’s Clear Language Lab will share key principles of plain language that you can incorporate into your communication strategies as well as resources to further your use of these principles.

Mobile Learning Webinar #2 - Instructional Support - June 17, 2020

For webinar #2, we showcase learnings from our community of practice and resources from our mLearning website. In this webinar, we’ll highlight the work of several innovators: Sherry Lehane from Providence Public Library shares her work on adapting and optimizing teacher created material for mobile instruction; Jeff Goumas of CrowdED Learning will share tools and strategies to help you organize and share free, mobile friendly content with learners​, a​nd Tiffany Brand from Dover Adult Learning Center in New Hampshire shares goal-setting strategies and tools for learners using mobile learning apps. 

Mobile Learning Webinar #1 - Onboarding - May 14th, 2020

This is the first webinar in a series highlighting resources, examples of effective use and more. We are joined by the mLearning leadership team and practitioners sharing insight on tools and approaches for effective onboarding; specifically, we will hear how programs have adapted onboarding and orientation activities from in-person to remote. Our presenters are: Xavier Munoz, Literacy Council of Northern Virginia; Kathleen O’Connell, World Education; and Jessica Rothenberg-Aalami, Cell-Ed.

 

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