Leveraging mobile to increase student engagement
Make your course content more accessible and increase student engagement by leveraging mobile devices and social media tools to communicate lessons, readings, assignments and feedback to students in and out of the traditional classroom. In this workshop, we will go over how to make your course content mobile-friendly and accessible to students outside of the classroom. Leverage social media and social media tools to keep students informed, engaged and interacting with content, peers and you (the instructor). Learn to implement mobile web technologies, web applications and modify existing web services to make your classroom a future-friendly learning environment, leveraging aspects of the mobile platform, mobile web and student communication habits.
Program Coordinator - Interactive Multimedia, Sheridan College
Andrew Smyk is the program coordinator for the Interactive Multimedia program at Sheridan College. He has worked on a college-wide academic strategy initiative for increasing interdisciplinary and interprofessional learning experiences for students. Smyk is an educator & user experience designer with a focus on mobile design, a coffee aficionado, avid cyclist and HTML5 Evangelist.