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Erik Duval’s Weblog

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Rencontre d’amis au bord de la mer du Nord - the essence of mobile learning. 3 May 2009 by erikduval I get many nice requests to come speak or participate in a discussion. 27 March 2009 by erikduval Had a lot of fun preparing a class on the history of Human-Computer Interaction. Erik Duval’s Weblog Learning Objects, Metadata, Interoperability and … me! So were the people.

Mobile iEducator | the world of mobile learning

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Check them out at these utube links: SentenceSpin, [link] CountBy, [link] TimesBy, [link] 0 A Fantastic Discussion Posted by Kathy on Sep 29, 2009 in education , elementary education , handheld learning , iPhones for education , iTouch , technology in education I assume that since you are reading this blog you are interested in using mobile devices in the classroom. Check it out.

The Future Of Learning Design

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Having said that, another challenge confronting instructional designers is to “think outside the classroom” paradigm. Instructional designers need to run, not walk, away from classroom-thinking and get to the point of providing short, quick business focused learning points that are easily accessible when and where our learners need them. Wrong format. Second, we use the tools.

The Future of Mobile Technology: The Sixth Sense?

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Although the challenge today is integrate current technology in today’s classroom in a way that is useful and practical for personal productivity and for learning, it is always interesting to see what the future of technology will be and the potential uses for it.  In this newly released TED video, Pattie Mae and Pranav Mistry demo their wearable technology nicknamed “Sixth Sense&# and discuss what may be possible in the near future.  If we can access all of the information we need from wherever we are, what is the need for memorization? Enjoy.

Why mobile learning is on the rise and benefits diverse populations

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In January 2009 Carly Shuler (a fellow at the Joan Ganz Cooney Center ) came out with a fabulous paper on the benefits of mobile learning entitled: pockets of potential - Using Mobile Technologies to Promote Children’s Learning. Encourage “anywhere, anytime” learning Mobile devices allow students to gather, access, and process information outside the classroom.

Why is this man smiling? Thanks to all the shoulders I stand on for this Smart Classrooms 2009 Teaching award!

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Update: Polling by Cell Phone - Can We Completely By-Pass Clickers?

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While I am definitely not pleadging my support for any one brand, I am highlighting Turning Technologies as an example of what is already possible and that it is not necessary, despite what other vendors (who will remain nameless) tell us, to purchase propriety hardware in order to take advantage of clicker technology in the classroom.  Purchasing only the service and providing students the ability to install the app on their iPhone, iPod Touch, Blackberry or Windows Mobile device is a much cheaper alternative that allows students to use their parents’ invesment for learning.

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iPods in the Classroom

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Just discovered a publication with lots of good information and suggestions for using iPods in the classroom. Enjoy! Open publication - Free publishing - More technology.

My humble and short eLearning predictions for 2009

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What will 2009 give us? And I imagine 2009 will give us: content, social media, educational policies and. So let me give you my predictions for 2009. The world is evolving from an industrial age into a knowledge age, so content will become key in 2009. wish you all a fantastic 2009 in which you will see your wishes come true. mobile learning.

What if a virtual classroom is not accessible and you are left to your own devices to record a session?

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Last week I wanted to use a virtual classroom to record an eLearning showcase we were having at ITM (were I work). So yes, there are different virtual classrooms (dimdim, eluminate, wiziq.) So overall, I can integrate whatever in my own asynchronous virtual classroom, because I can mash-up anything I like. Tags: multimedia virtual classroom eLearning mashup and movies.

Podcasts Shown to be Potentially More Effective than Classroom Lectures

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But we are often asked about the effectiveness of mobile learning vs. classroom learning or traditional e-learning models. Many of us mobile learning enthusiasts are very excited about the technology associated with m-Learning. “The results showed that the podcast viewers did considerably better than those who attended the lecture in person.

Your DailyBooth: PhotoTweeting for Classroom Learning

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Classroom Integration Homework The very first thing I thought of when I was playing with DailyBooth was image-based homework assignments! Students could easily capture images of everyday culture that reflects classroom learning. I have a few favorite sites that couple with my cell phone camera for posting images to the web. Three of my favorites are Pixelpipe, Photobucket and Flickr. I now have a fourth. It is called DailyBooth. DailyBooth is a "twitter" environment for photos. It is incredibly easy to set up and use. The pictures appear just like twitter posts.

Your DailyBooth: PhotoTweeting for Classroom Learning

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Classroom Integration Homework The very first thing I thought of when I was playing with DailyBooth was image-based homework assignments! Students could easily capture images of everyday culture that reflects classroom learning. I have a few favorite sites that couple with my cell phone camera for posting images to the web. Three of my favorites are Pixelpipe, Photobucket and Flickr. I now have a fourth. It is called DailyBooth. DailyBooth is a "twitter" environment for photos. It is incredibly easy to set up and use. The pictures appear just like twitter posts.

Report says classroom walls and industrial-age schooling can go

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How far along the path to this kind of physically changing learning spaces is your school/ classroom/ campus? From the article: “Educators can’t truly deliver 21st-century instruction in schools that reflect Industrial-Age designs, with rigid schedules, inflexible facilities, and fixed boundaries between grades, disciplines, and classrooms, according to a new white paper from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21). READ THE REST: [link]. Posted via email from Jonathan’s posterous. Authored by jnxyz. Hosted by Edublogs.

Using an iPod Touch with 8 Year Old Students

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What is the role of experimentation of new methodologies in the classroom? Here is a video of how one teacher (who was fortunate enough to obtain a full class set if iPod Touch devices) is using new technologies with 8 year old children to help them learn.  This video raises a number of questions for me: What lesson can we learn from this?  Who is the ultimate driving force behind initiating such a change? To play the video, click on the video itself or on the&# click to play&# link located immediately below the video.

Another article on the advantages of mobile devices with classroom students

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Anyway, this article is another one that explains the results of a pilot project with mobile devices in the classroom. Wow, I finally wrote another post. Sorry it’s been sooooo long. It’s interesting to note the ways in which learners use their devices to access content and communicate with each other. Look for more posts again soon, my hiatus is over.

December « 2009 « innovating education

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innovating education Front Page My Projects About me Conference notes Entries from December 2009 2009: A year in review December 9, 2009 · 3 Comments What did I do in 2009 as the fellow for 21st Century Learning at the Shuttleworth Foundation ? It also won a Bronze Pixel in the Bookmarks Awards 2009 (the only medal in it’s category). What next?

mLearning-World.com: Nominate 2009 Top Young Trainers Today! (Training Magazine)

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Tuesday, November 11, 2008 Nominate 2009 Top Young Trainers Today! motivates/inspires direct reports and co-workers; acts as mentor/coach, either formally or informally; thinks strategically) • Successfully met a significant training challenge in the last year • NO SELF-NOMINATIONS The list of all winners will be published in the May 2009 issue of Training magazine; winners also will be recognized at a congratulatory event at The Leadership Summit in San Diego in May.

Aga Khan Development Network - AKDN Blog

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per cent in the US, according to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) 2009 report Measuring the Information Society. It kept participants on their toes, in line with the facilitators’ expectations, and extended our learning areas even to the field and home, not necessarily only in the school or classroom.” per cent in Tanzania, compared to 72.1

ACU's iPhone initiative: a year later

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if my students need this device as part of their social network, then it guarantees that its in the classroom with them." One of the questions asked was about the distraction level the iPhones and iPod touches generated in the classroom. On the faculty side, about 65% of the 167 iPhone/touch-using faculty and staff members responded to survey questions on topics such as demographic and experience factors, personal and classroom usage, and perceived impact on student engagement and performance. Español Engadget ↓ HD Mobile Español Polska Deutschland ???? ???? ??? ????

The Innovative Educator: Ideas for Enhancing Teaching and Learning with Cell Phones Even in Districts that Ban Them

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Tuesday, June 16, 2009 Ideas for Enhancing Teaching and Learning with Cell Phones Even in Districts that Ban Them Last week I had the opportunity to speak with colleagues interested in using cell phones to enhance teaching and learning in schools with a 21st century education focus. skip to main | skip to sidebar The Innovative Educator Sharing ideas about educating innovatively.

October Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning October 1, 2009 to October 31, 2009 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Augmented Reality and On-Demand Learning- The Mobile Learner , October 17, 2009 Mobile Learning Tools #2 - mLearnopedia on Blogspot , October 2, 2009 CCK09: does Connectivism want to change the world?

May Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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Here is the monthly top ten list for cc.mlearnopedia.com from May. Enjoy.

Tearing down the classroom walls

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The MLN is designed around the possibility that this group may (or may not) wish to convene in a physical classroom as part of the learning mix. They meet for a certain amount of classroom instruction, but because of travel and scheduling restrictions, cannot often  make class together. Anyway, that was my 20 minute essay on collapsing classroom walls through mobile access. I

#ela2009: Proof of concept for mLearning for formal education for mathematics in South-Africa

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so from the log files Nokia could see the students accessed the quizes 24 hours, all day/night long, so much more than only classroom. presented by Riitta Vänskä, Nokia Finland info: Imfundo Yami/Yethu (Riitta is a woman in black with short, blond hair, glasses and a Finnish, English accent) Big desire to show how mobile phones can be used sustainably in developing countries.

BBC NEWS | Technology | Controlling the hi-tech helpers

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Social justice and equality of opportunity need to be balanced against our drive toward digital engagement, in the classroom as everywhere else. For one thing, todays smartphones, are not actually very good when it comes to searching the web, editing documents or videoing classroom experiments. Within the classroom there is also a class divide between those who have the latest models and the latest phones and those from poorer families who may not have smartphones or even any phone at all. Help Skip to content Skip to bbc.co.uk The conclusions were hardly surprising.

What I believe about learning

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Known as the ‘Digital Pedagogy License, Advanced’, it forms part of the worlds best practice in this area ‘ Smart Classrooms framework ‘ The main thrust of the preparation work I am doing for the license is not about sounding off about learning theories, or naming the tools I use, but about real, practical ways that I believe and KNOW technology is improving and transforming my ability to lead learning. Tags: Connectivism Future mobile/miniaturisation uLearning #DPLA learning Smart Classrooms ubiquitous Here’s the first - Enjoy! Authored by jnxyz.

Cell Phones in Education Part 4: Learning on Location

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In short, field trips seem to me to be extensions of what happens in the classroom, just somewhere else. Disclaimer : While this post presumes the use of a smart phone, and while it is true that not all students own a smart phone, with the current shift toward smart phones, soon, smart phones will be as prevalent as cell phones are today. When I reflect on what is traditionally thought of as a field trip in a typical K-12 school setting, what often comes to mind is a visit to a location that may have some direct or indirect connection to the unit of study being taught.

One Laptop per Child Australia ‘flips’ the ICT in education deployment model

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There has been a new buzz word added to the education lexicon of late (as if one were needed) – the flipped classroom. Case in point is Salman Kahn whose prolific creation of online science and maths lessons is often cited as one of the best examples of the flipped classroom. Full PDF with higher res figures can be downloaded  HERE ). Technology now allows anyone (ie. Figure 1.

Mobile phones in the MFL classroom - Box of Tricks

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Dominic opts to make the most of mobile phones as a teaching and learning tool and explores the different ways in which he has used mobile phones in his classroom. Both these sites allow students to answer multiple choice questions and give realtime answers which can be put straight into PowerPoint presentations, which would be ideal for starters and plenaries in the classroom.

Exploring Educational Technology

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Exploring Educational Technology Front Page About Multimedia Photos Files 2009 MLearning Projects Overview June 19, 2009 · Leave a Comment The projects are guided and supported by weekly “technology sessions” (Communities of Practice, or COP) facilitated by a ‘technology steward’ (Wenger et al., 2005) investigating the potential of mobile web 2.0 Check.

A 21st Century Global Acceptable Use Policy for Schools

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One of the reasons teachers tell me they are not interested in using cell phones in learning is because their schools' acceptable use policy does not allow cell phones in the classroom. think this policy is an excellent example of a policy that can keep structure and restaints around using cell phones inappropriately, while as the same time give classroom teachers the option to use them in their teaching and learning. Last Fall I sent out a survey on my Twitter network asking K-12 teachers about cell phone use in their schools. received 100 responses on SurveyMonkey (Wow!

A 21st Century Global Acceptable Use Policy for Schools

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One of the reasons teachers tell me they are not interested in using cell phones in learning is because their schools' acceptable use policy does not allow cell phones in the classroom. think this policy is an excellent example of a policy that can keep structure and restaints around using cell phones inappropriately, while as the same time give classroom teachers the option to use them in their teaching and learning. Last Fall I sent out a survey on my Twitter network asking K-12 teachers about cell phone use in their schools. received 100 responses on SurveyMonkey (Wow!

Children and Mobile Learning

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Also being explored are the lines between the classroom and the real world. This is a pretty in-depth report from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center on m-learning with children. Pockets of Potential Report. Most of my attention has gone to corporate and adult mobile learning over the years, but looking through this report I can see a lot of similarities with k-12 mobile learning. And of course, the children of today are the adult learners of tomorrow. digital natives vs. digital immigrants). Important examples of augmented/alternative reality are mentioned as well among others.

Dial M for Mobile

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The PDF article is available online here from BizEd January/February 2009 issue. Several quotes from both Liz Kolb of Madonna University and Quasy Mahmoud at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, caught my eye: "It's important to start looking at the cell phone as the Swiss Army knife of learning, rather than as the most annoying thing in the classroom."

Panlibus » Blog Archive » Mobile learning: What exactly is it?

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22nd September 2009, 05:12 pm by Sarah Bartlett In: Education The CILIP Multimedia & Technology Group Annual Conference, which took place yesterday at Aston University (a 10 minute train journey for me – just what the doctor ordered on a Monday morning), posed the question “Mobile learning: what exactly is it?”. By way of example, Mike outlined a series of classroom scenarios.

Types of Mobile Learning

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Mobile learning can occur in the classroom, during an online course or anywhere the learner has their mobile device. Most conversations about mobile learning I have had recently seem to start with the assumptions that mobile learning is e-learning on small screens. Although it can be that, it is so much more! He/she does not even have to be mobile. What did I miss? Please add your comments.

You are Never Alone » From the Coal Face: iPod Touch in the Classroom

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Twitter From the Coal Face: iPod Touch in the Classroom Today’s post features a number of Australian schools using iPods and iPod Touches in the classroom. Kathleen McGeady has been using an iPod Touch in her classroom for over twelve months. link] This entry was written by Kerrie Smith and posted on October 23, 2009 at 12:00 pm and filed under Educationau.

Addressing Some More Critiques of Mobile Learning

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While the above are likely the most common critiques of mobile learning, there are many more critiques and other issues that need to be addressed.  In this blog post, I will continue addressing these critiques and issues by looking at the root causes of the perceived problems with using allowing mobile devices into the classroom. This is not a new phenomena. 

Corporate M-Learning Realized!!

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This article proves that when done properly, mobile learning can not only provide an equal training experience… but it can beat the results attained through traditional classroom and eLearning. Mobile Learning. Those who read my posts know that my biggest area of interest is corporate mobile learning. look at it as an interest within an interst.