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Mobile
Learning
Ini.a.ve




History
of
Mobile
Learning:


 • April
2007:
1st
mee:ng
of
ACU’s
 mobile‐learning
ini:a:ve



 • 
June
2007:
ACU
team
presents
 “The
Apple
iPhone
&
ACU:
The
Case
 for
Development
&
Deployment
of
 the
iPhone
in
Higher
Educa:on”
at
 Apple
Headquarters
in
Cuper:no,
 Calif.




 • 
August
2007:
ACU
faculty
invited
 to
submit
applica:ons
for
mobile
 learning
research
projects
with
70
 percent
interested

 Abilene Christian University


History
of
Mobile
Learning:

 • August

2008:
iPhone/iTouch
 devices
distributed
to
incoming
 Freshman
class
 • February
2009:
ACU
hosts
its
 first
ConnectEd
Mobile‐ Learning
Summit
aWended
by
 more
than
400
people
from
119
 ins:tu:ons
in
eight
countries







 • May
2009:
ACU’s
first
iPhone
 applica:on
programming
class
 begins
 Abilene Christian University


Op:mist
Applica:on

 ∙






ACU
learns
of
 opportunity
to
develop
 App
for
student
newspaper
 shortly
before
the

 announcement
of
the
iPad
 ∙


Faculty
and
students
 from
three
departments

 take
a
retreat
with
only
a
 wooden
template
to
work
 with
and

begin
 brainstorming
ideas
for
the
 Op:mist
iPad
App
 Abilene Christian University


Op:mist
Applica:on

 ∙

ACU
team
followed
the
buzz
 on
blogs
to
gather
informa:on
 on
iPad
capabili:es
 ∙

Op:mist
App
for
the
iPad
 awai:ng
approval
from
Apple
 ∙

ACU
Op:mist
becomes
first
 collegiate
newspaper
available
 on
iPad

approx.
60
days
a_er
 work
on
App
began


Abilene Christian University


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Moving Forward con$nuing
the
vision





Our Vision •  Content
 •  Collabora:on
 •  Innova:on
 •  Learning
experience


“We’re
prepared
to
do
some
research
and
to
study
how
[the
 touch
and
feel
of
the
iPad]
works
with
people,
the
interac.vity,
 the
ability
to
move
things
around
with
your
fingers
on
the
pad.”
 
–Dr.
Kenneth
Pybus



Taking the iPad Abroad • Mobilizing
the
 classroom
 • Exploring
innova:ve




 approaches
to
learning


“It’s
not
only
about
bringing
technology
to
the
classroom,


 but
making
the
classroom
mobile.”
 ‐Dr.
Paul
Roggendorff,
Department
of
Foreign
Language




Awards
and
Recogni:on



NTASC
'10
 "Technology
&
Innova:on:
 The
Key
to
Progress"


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ACU Mobile Learning