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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Facebook Classroom Management & Projects with Student Cell Phones

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He set up his own classroom teacher Facebook page and posts assignments, homework help, and reminders. Because Facebook has SMS texting and photo/video posting functions that could easily be used to collect and share data in classroom assignments. If you are a high school teacher you know that most of your students have a Facebook account. Facebook

Facebook Classroom Management & Projects with Student Cell Phones

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He set up his own classroom teacher Facebook page and posts assignments, homework help, and reminders. Because Facebook has SMS texting and photo/video posting functions that could easily be used to collect and share data in classroom assignments. If you are a high school teacher you know that most of your students have a Facebook account.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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."

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.

Déjà Vu

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After all, we can’t expect to teach 21st century skills using 19th century classrooms and 20th century methods All the current controversy about mobile learning in schools seems very familiar. have been involved in learning using technology since 1979 and heard that microcomputers were a fad, the Internet was nothing but porn, and now how terrible cell phones are. Our students are as well.

I’m sick of teaching: OR all about my new lesson plan to grow self-learners

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Some of their classroom teachers are able to provide ongoing scaffolding also, but in a room of 28 needy kids, I ask how can learning support students experience ongoing success in their learning? recently blogged about just how many giant shoulders I feel I stand on in being awarded a Smart Classrooms Teaching Award and being a finalist in the Handheld Learning awards.

iLearn personalised learning project Journal 3

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Do you want the good news or bad news first? Due to swimming and various other school timetable disturbances, most students are only just now reaching the end of phase 1 – choosing their app. opens iTunes). They then email this chart to me from the iPod touch which initiates a conversation around how suitable the app is. Then I download the app ready for students to try. Failure?

TIME between TIMES: the joy of educating during a time of rapid technological change.

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publish it here now ( and at Scribd ) so attendees, but also the wider blogosphere and twitterverse can appreciate the great thoughts contributed by several distinguished educators from George Siemens and Stephen Heppell, to practicing classroom teachers. Jonathan Nalder, August 2009. This year there will be over 1700 educators present. I’m presenting the following paper. Enjoy!

Mobile Phone Video Challenge.Film on the Fly

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On February 2nd, 2009 the contest will send out a text message challenge (story) to anyone who signs up and ask them to create a mobile video of the topic in 20 hours or less! Of course this contest has me thinking about how classroom teachers could do this with their own students. myself cannot wait to participate and SEE the results!

Why did I just buy new Nano’s to use with students?

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Add to these the ability to record your steps constantly and upload data to the web for tracking and evaluation, and you have potentially, when used within a well planned curriculum and ICT framework such as this one (Smart Classrooms), a very small and mobile, all in one learning machine. Why for my school you ask? makes this one useful tool. So what did I try first? The video of course.

Mymiamia The ChaCha for Many Countries!

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Classroom Connections: 1) Field Trips/Outside of Classroom Learning While many teachers may have concerns with using cell phones inside of classroom to gather knowledge and data (although I think this speaks to the need to adjust assessment to more inquiry-based higher order thinking skills), teachers could encourage students to take advantage of Mymiamia on a field trip for gathering knowledge.

Mymiamia The ChaCha for Many Countries!

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Classroom Connections: 1) Field Trips/Outside of Classroom Learning While many teachers may have concerns with using cell phones inside of classroom to gather knowledge and data (although I think this speaks to the need to adjust assessment to more inquiry-based higher order thinking skills), teachers could encourage students to take advantage of Mymiamia on a field trip for gathering knowledge.

Search Engine for Mobile Applications!

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Classroom Integration I envision Everythingformymobile as an awesome resource for teachers who would like their students to take their learning "to go". Mobile Projects Teachers could search for mobile applications that perform functions that they are interesting in using for classroom projects. For example an English teacher who would like her students to write a text message novel.