Digital & Collaborative Learning (DCL) - Mobile Learning / Wear your own device/ Brain Sensing
Group Activity: Mobile Learning
Our group used the Aris app (IOS device) and Sense-it app (Android) to navigate to locations around the immediate area, taking environmental measurements with our multiple devices.
Interesting activity, but not yet sure how this can be used in my classroom...
Group Activity: Wearable Devices
We looked at a various of resources to post our thinking on the G+ community
- The Father of Wearable Computing - Dr. Steve Mann
- Ted Talk on controlling someone else's arm with your brain
- Spark NZ article on wearable devices
Leadership in Digital & Collaborative Learning (LDC) - Research & Community Informed Leadership
In this part of the session we looked at what research is (to help us with the next part of our study) and what makes a good research question.
- Research can be very rewarding, but can (in the same time) be an intimidating process
- Find resources specific to your topic, but also assess each source's credibility
- Try to make it narrow, not broader
Participating in the problem solving test was quite an eye opener and confirmed [for me] to be aware of an author's possible bias.
The group engage in the 'What Makes a Good Research Question' discussion using Today's Meet.
An interesting exercise was the
~ "You can't teach people everything they need to know. The best you can do is position them where they can find what they need to know when they need to know it." - Seymour Papert ~