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Patricia Schlicht

The use of e-portfolios for professional development.

  1. establish a topic
  2. find a group to participate
  3. look for a facilitator
  4. create a Mahara group
  5. start

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Dear participants; Myself Dr. K.S.Ramakrishnan, Assistant Professor, School of Education, Tamil Nadu Open University, Chennai, India.I have made a Learning Contract during the eL4C50 wiki training workshop to create a content on the topic Mobile Learning. I am yet to start creating the content and searching for the collaborators. Actually I am planning to create the content, test with a small sample and remodify the content and prepare the final product. The content for the experiment only we will first create. Then, depending on the circumstances, we may extend it as a complete study. While preparing the content, we should keep in mind about the audience to whom we prepare the content. For that purpose, I have designed the following steps.   

Mobile phones in Open and Distance Learning

  1. Survey the target audience, their attitudes, preferences, and educational levels
  2. Analyse the technology, economy, policy, and geography
  3. Choose a particular mobile teaching method and prepare the content
  4. Pilot Study
  5. Modify the content and methodology on the basis of the pilot study
  6. Conduct the experiment and evaluate
  7. Remodify the experiment on the basis of the results and prepare the final product
  8. Practice it on a larger scale

Please contact me at my email ID drksrk@gmail.com. If you are a teacher educator having a flair for technology in teaching-learning process, you are most welcome. --Dr. K S Ramakrishnan 09:52, 6 May 2011 (UTC)

(Comment.gif: Dear Dr. Ramakrishnan, This is a great suggestion and I am sure there will be people near and far who will appreciate your efforts. Please create a sub-page on your user page with the content. Refer back to the workshop schedule of the main workshop page on how to do this. It was part of this weekes lession plan. Let us know how you are doing. WArm wishes--Patricia Schlicht 16:08, 6 May 2011 (UTC))
Re: Dear Dr. Ramakrishnan, yes, this is a good project topic. In fact I had asked one of my lecturers here to do some work in this area. Perhaps we can collaborate on this one, and it will be a good cross cultural study. Since you deal with teacher education, prepare a small module content on, say, methods of teaching. I can ask the college of teacher eduction here to identify some students to participate. With best wishes, --R C Sharma, PhD 17:22, 6 May 2011 (UTC)
{{Reply|Dear Ms. Patricia and Dr. Rameshji, I thank you for your valuable suggestions. Currently I am working on this work. I have taken a survey of the uses of Web 2.0 tools and mobile phones among student teachers and teacher educators. The report I will publish on my userpage. On the basis of that results, I am planning to design a study on mobile learning. It will take a little bit time. I will keep in touch with you. With regards. --Dr. K S Ramakrishnan 03:52, 9 May 2011 (UTC)
Re: Dear Ramakrishnan, I have a suggestion. There is lot of information on its significance, usefulness etc already available. What you can do it the real how-to thing about it. Try to compile information on how one can develop a lesson or module for mobile learning and then how it can be made available to learners. Do you need to tie up with a cellular company or some open source facility is available? --R C Sharma, PhD 17:54, 9 May 2011 (UTC)