Demo of Mobile Learning Solutions at International VET Workshop, Bratislava, Slovakia

2011-10-09

Dr. John B. Stav, Ketil Arnesen and Bogdan Voaidas are  going to give a presentation and demo addressing "Experiences from use of new ICT and mobile learning in Vocational Education and Training (VET)" at the Biznisuite Technopol in Bratislava, October 18-19, 2011. The presentation will be part of the international workshop "Moodern Tools for Education and their Implementation into Education of Welding Personnel", which is organized by VuZ in Slovakia.

Included in the demo is methods for use of Student Response Systems, as well as video solutions that enhance Activity Based Training methods in VET. The presentation is going to high-light experiences, like in the Do-IT project, with use of students own Smartphones and the new online Student Response Systems. Furthermore, it will demonstrate how the emerging possibillities of using Smartphones as a new innovative learning tool that turn assessments into a collaborative learning process (from the Done-IT project) where the instructor in a VET school may provide immediate feedback to the class. This includes use if traditional verificaton based processes led by the teacher, but also elaborate feedback discussions which it is today challenging to handle by using a PC. The later may improve students motivaton and performance.

SRS 2.0, PELE 1.5, Eval 1.0 and iLike 1.0 are available for use.