Wednesday, January 28, 2009

The pilot test, specifications and applications

For the project mentioned in earlier blogposts the following phone specifications were selected:
  • 3G/GPRS
  • Java
  • SMS
  • QVGA display, 320*240 pixels, display not smaller than 2 inches
  • Ability to play MP3 audio and MPEG4 / 3GP video
  • Memory card option, card size e.g. 4 GB Micro SD

Learning material installed on the memory cards or downloaded from the Internet:
  • Study guides in text (TequilaCat, free Java based book reader)
  • Texts in study guides interpreted as voice
  • Narrated slideshows (overviews of learning modules, produced with MS-PPT and Camtasia )
  • Auto corrected quizzes (Mobile Quiz from, results sent by SMS to teacher mobile phone or to Moodle using Moodletxt from Txttools)
  • Movie clips with related material (Open Educational Recourses downloaded from the Internet, saved as mpeg4 on mobile phone memory cards)
The pilot group:


Bengt said...

Some supplementary information:

The phone used in the test is a Nokia 3120C, a S40 phone, much cheaper than the Nokia 6220C used in the initial tests. The Nokia 3120C was the cheapest Nokia that met the specification above.


Charactert education said...

This phone is cheaper and have many good specification.