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What to take into account when chosing a mobile device for learning?

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When deciding on a phone, it is good to know what features are most important to you and what type of mLearning you are envisioning, e.g. if you want to use location data to tag your pictures for field trips or similar, GPS will be necessary. linked to your location). Choosing the best phone for mobile learning can be quite a challenge. Or is it of interest to you?

Blooms taxonomy for a digital world, including mobile learning

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In just a couple of hours time (= reading through the pdf ) I could pinpoint mobile learning inside Bloom’s framework and I could see where some defaults were located within some of the mobile cases I have co-developed. Andrew Churches is curriculum manager of computer studies and teaching and Learning technologies at the Kristin school in Albany Auckland, New Zeeland.

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eModeration Station

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Home About Mobile Learning # 6: Six key m-learning resources Comments (8) By Nicky Hockly , June 9, 2010 1:54 pm How do you feel about housework? Other ESL podcasts here ) Get information/reviews about specific locations they visit via geotagging (e.g. The 2010 Horizon Report predicts that mobile technology will be mainstream by the end of this year. And voila! What do you do?

Yes, mobile moodle for iPhone is eminent, we will release open source code soon

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This is the more formal part: The Institute of Tropical Medicine Alexander von Humboldt (IMTAvH) in Lima and the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) in Antwerp developed an educational mobile application allowing access to the latest medical information for continuing medical education (CME) of physicians working in HIV/AIDS care in remote locations in Peru. How did they do it?

Mobiles, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Merge — MobileBeyond

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MobileBeyond The Future of Mobile Communications Home About MobileBeyond Contact MB Subscribe The Day Mobiles, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Merged February 23, 2010 Neural Net The day started like any other, sun rising, Earth spinning, Moon in orbit. But it was a special day–an inevitable one–when mobile devices, artificial intelligence and cloud computing merged.

Optimizing Web Media for Mobile Learning

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They often give the example of a restaurant – users of a mobile site would just want to know the location, hours of operation and perhaps the menu/prices. firmly believe all browsing activity is driven by an information/task-based need, regardless of device and location. It was easier said than done, here are some lessons we picked up along the way. 1. Isn’t that true of every site?

Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow | MobileBehavior

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Mobile Behavior: an Omnicom Group Company Home People Blog Work Events Press About Us May 12, 2010 by Caleb Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow The classroom was traditionally a controlled environment; when wireless technology began to invade, skewing the rules of time and space, teachers panicked. What better solution than to ban cellphones altogether? The solution lies in perspective.

E-Learning Queen: Mobile Learning: Is It Doing What It’s Supposed To?

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Teaching Techniques (Packt Pub, 2010); Klub Dobrih Dijanj (Ljubljana,2009); Excellence in College Teaching and Learning (CC Thomas,2008) co-authored with George Henderson View my complete profile Wednesday, September 22, 2010 Mobile Learning: Is It Doing What It’s Supposed To? The edublog emphasizes real-world e-learning issues and appropriate uses of emerging technologies.

#mlearn2010 Andy Goff on Augmented reality for Learning

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Great interaction with markers, that trigger at learner relevant moments or locations. Andy Goff can be followed on twitter: [link] Canada is a magnet for interactive jobs on learning. There is a big demand for well educated people that are into interactive media. Sometimes two markers are used to build interaction: multiple tracking. Markers were put down that triggered the students.

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Instructional Design for Mediated Education | Blog | Location-Based Learning

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IDOS Blog IDT Roundtable Search Instructional Design for Mediated Education Blog Entry Location-Based Learning by Eruditio Loginquitas One comment 07 January 2010 In higher education, the uses of location-based learning seem to be limited to particular projects. One reads of examples of location-based learning in architectural classes where students may experience what a neighborhood may have looked like decades ago. One reads of digital installations as parts of student social spaces and libraries. These ideas were strengthened in a recent webinar. Wiki Mania!

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Free report on Education in the Wild: geo-located mobile earning in ActionL

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For all you mLearning lovers out there, there is a clearly written, informative and inspiring report (56 pages) on location-based contextual mobile learning (mostly across Europe). There is also a debate about whether location-based and contextual learning results in shallower learning strategies and a section detailing the future challenges for location-based learning.

Blogger goal in 2010: more narrative coherence in between the topic strands

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So for 2010 I have one stylistic ambition, to focus on just a couple of main topics that will be covered as I learn and act throughout 2010. Ubiquitous learning: informal learning, formal learning, just-in-time learning, all the while keeping self-regulated learning in mind, or just immersing in learning no matter what context or location anyone is in. Look below. Tulips?

QR Codes: Augmenting Augmented Reality | Instructional Design Fusions

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Instructional Design Fusions Skip to content Home About Archives ← Exploratree: A Metacognition Tool QR Codes: Augmenting Augmented Reality Posted on September 26, 2010 by diannerees | 1 Comment QR code for this blog QR (Quick Response) codes are a type of data matrix barcode made up of a pattern of black squares on a white background, with larger squares at three corners.

Build Engagement to Increase Your Bottom Line

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For example, when we recently released our mobile polling place locator , we let all of our clients send their own branded versions out to their constituents. A few of our other recent programs include: The Human Rights Campaign has an extensive mobile campaign, which includes a “Mobile Shopper’s Guide,” letting supporters text in the name of a store and receive a text back on that business’s LGBT friendliness. Mobile marketing is a great way to raise money – but it also can do a lot more. Asking for mobile donations or sending out coupons can spur giving and drive purchases.

August Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning August 1, 2010 to August 31, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. open academic education: people with an open PhD and master? Yes, they do it!

September Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning September 1, 2010 to September 30, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Three reasons why I hesitate - Ignatia Webs , September 22, 2010 Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever? Reusing eLearning material (OER) from other sources or not, asks UNESCO.

Find Out Where to Vote via Text Message

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Mobile Commons is pleased to announce our new Mobile Polling Place Locator , released in partnership the Voting Information Project. The easiest way to use the polling place locator is to integrate it into your Get Out the Vote communication. This will be sent to mData and the user will get their polling place location and hours of operation. We are providing our Mobile Polling Place Locator to all our mData customers free of charge. Fact 1: In 2008, an estimated 1.9 million citizens did not vote simply because they didn’t know where to go. Try a demo now!

October Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning October 1, 2010 to October 31, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. PLENK2010 the future of education, my vision of the future - Ignatia Webs , October 15, 2010 Sad News.Drop.io Removed Voice Recording Feature, but There Are Some Good Alternatives!

How can you get started?

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Location aware applications (gaining popularity). location aware web/native apps with hooks to blogs, etc.). This is a series of posts related to our mobile learning session at the GMU/DAU E-Learning Symposium – Easy/Free ways to publish mobile learning content. There are lot’s of ways to get started. The mobile web is prevailing and devices are gaining capability. Podcasts.

The Mobile Learning Edge: Table of Contents

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Retrieving Information: Anywhere, Anytime 75 Customer Education 76 Digital Media Channels 78 Feeds 86 Just-in-Time Information 88 Libraries 89 Location-Based Information 92 Maps and Satellite Photos 93 Presentations 95 Search and Retrieve 97 Signs and Kiosks 98 Tags 100 Translations 102 USB Storage Devices 103 Information Retrieval Uses of Mobile Learning 104 5. WordPress Admin

CIDER online session: Three Generations of Distance Education Pedagogy by Terry Anderson

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So, if you are interested in Connectivism or you do not know where to locate yourself and your preferred learning theory within contemporary learning theory, join this session and you might pick up extra arguments for your own pedagogical framework. When : Wednesday, April 14, 2010, 11am-12pm MDT (Edmonton), which is 19.00h CEST, or look here for the time clock conversion.

AR mobile quest part 1: first steps taken for mobile augmented reality with Android phone

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This means that as a user or a learner you only get that information that is relevant to you at a certain location and time. Now Hoppala is an easy step up to Layar, as it enables you to simply add some information to the real world by writing information that can be added to a location (also here, feel free to look at the movie on Hoppala below). Why do I look at AR? What is Layar?

Where is Australia at on the mLearning to uLearning journey?

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The rugged nature of the XO device in particular makes it ideally suited to use by early and primary school aged students, especially in remote locations far from repair sites. Nearly two years ago, I closed down my Google top ten Mobile Learning blog after 3 years and over 10,000 hits. felt that the time of calling from the roof tops that mobile learning existed was over. students. link] /.

December Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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December 23, 2009 innovating education , December 10, 2009 Cell Phones in Education Part 4: Learning on Location , December 6, 2009 How Mobile Cell Phones Change Everything When We Do - Ewan McIntosh | Digital Media & Education , December 15, 2009 Articles (17) Flux » Articles | Mobile Learning lessons from Further Education , December 12, 2009 iPods in Education Part 13: Uses in Kindergarten?

Beyond the basics of mobile device rollouts: ideas for the learning environment

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and “is there a stand that works in multiple locations so we don’t have to buy many different kinds?”. So, you’ve decided to give these new-fangled mobile devices a place at your 21st century education (a term I use because I know so many can’t stand it) table. Your students will thank you. Is it one thats set up for large PCs and traditional content-transmission teaching?

Our iPhone for Moodle web application aks for your feedback

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We found two main developers that really made a difference: Hiroki Inoue from Learning Design located in Japan and Dale Mugford from BraveNewCode located in Canada. Fourth stage : the demo stage: on the central iphone/moodle website a demo site is opened from 19 March 2010, today. Today we have opened the demo site of the iPhone Moodle site I talked about in previous posts.

WeFi: a nice way to stay connected globally, without cost

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Sometimes I know where the nearest hotspot is, but in many cases and especially in a foreign country, I need to really search intensely to get WiFi hotspot location information. While traveling, many of us don't know where to find the nearest wifi spot, hence paying through the nose to get on the internet with our mobile devices (well, some of us, like me).

Mimi Ito: what the user wants in mLearning at mLearnCon

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Peer sharing, social viewing, locative media, transmedia. Linking social media to location: locative media inward photography, putting themselves in the picture. Effort to build a history, linked to a location. Now a game is made, to get youngsters out in the streets of New York and share eco locations with the database. So both social and context are important.

Interested in Grand Challenges in Global Health in combination with Low Cost cellphones? Let me know

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Most of the people in this first brainstorm will be physicians, so we will try and locate areas that are in dire need for a medical solution that involves the use of technology. In the past (and present) the Grand Challenges in Global Health from the Gates foundation have given rise to a great set of interesting projects. We would love to get a collaboration going.

lff10 Androids in Africa by Nick Short

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Today I was following the presentation and live discussion on the topic of Android phones for Africa by Nick Short , Andrew Hagner and Niall Winters , taken place during the Learning Future Festival 2010 , an online conference organized by the University of Leicester. Notes taken during the presentation and the following discussion: Mobile phone penetration in Africa.

#mLearn2010 Sustainable, scalable and affordable mobile learning service for formal education in South Africa / Finland by Riitta Vanska

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The project had three locations (under-which a really rural school in Western Cape, which actually gave the best results). Riitta Vanska is a blond woman wearing white clothes and glasses, she is part of the responsible corporate world who looks for sustainable projects (nice). Background October 2008 the project started. And it needed to be free, so children could access it sustainable.

In 2015 augmented learning in a ubiquitous learning environment will be fact

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Until only a couple of years ago learning was rather linked to a certain location: your desk or school. With mobile learning on the rise, learning can happen apart from location (and whenever you want it). In the Big Question launched by Tony Karrer this month , he wonders what workplace learning will look like in 2015? ARToolKit ). qrcodes, mobile internet, wifi,).

mLearnCon 2010: Dr. Mimi Ito – What the User Wants in mLearning « Jenise Cook

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of Informatics, Univeristy of California, Irvine Keynote: Dr. Mimi Ito, 16 June 2010 Dr. Ito began with photos of what Japanese teenagers carry in their purses or backpacks. Locative Media. Locative Media Linking mobile media to specific locations. My fingers didn’t always keep up with the speakers or facilitators. Thanks! Typical is two of each device. Steven R.

Simple voting boxes to enhance learning

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After you have build your quiz or survey you either make a QR-code for it (easy to get users to the right location via their mobile), or you send them a link (use software that shortens links like TinyURL , otherwise the users must type in a lengthy link and that increases errors in typing). Activate participation in the complete group. Lesage, A. link] Cain, J., Black, E.P., Rohr J. 2009).

Mike Sharples: Innovationi n mLearning: an international pespective

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context sensitive learning: location-based content and services, ultrasound tracking system, context awareness: which painting, how long, have I been there before. Looking Sharp as ever, straight from the mLearning theory and practice edge. and propping it into mobile devices). It is a mixed reality project, how to deal with police harassment, how to contact a person. Mike Sh.

Mobile challenge from a diabetic project developed and implemented in Trinidad and Tobago region

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Group services: contact members, post discussion forums, share results, arrange meetings (real life meetings) Personal services: capturing observations of daily living 5ODL) readings, activity, food intake, location … and reviewing past results. Does anyone know of research looking at mobile content design to improve mobile learning assimilation or outcomes? Feel free to drop me a line.

Flickr for Location-based Learning | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Flickr for Location-based Learning 29 09 2006 The recent addition of geotagging (the ability to add geographic location data to each photo you upload) in Flickr may enable Flickr to be used for situated, location-based, socially connected mobile learning approaches. If you’d like to try it out, why not join and contribute to our “mlearning&# Flickr group , then add geotags to your images and view them on the mlearning Flickr map !

iPods in Education Part 14: Enhanced Science Education

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This app uses GPS to locate the whereabouts of the user to give them a view of what the sky should look like for them at that moment – both in 2D and in 3D.  As a result, the app is currently only built for the iPhone and iPad. 3) Google Earth (free) : Ultimate mapping app.  True, mobile devices work well across the curriculum.  Much time as been spent in this “iPods in Education&# series on uses as they relate to Language Arts or geography instruction.  This time, I’d like to branch out and look at some uses in science.  Firstly, I go to the apps.  notes app.

Californians Txt 4 Flu Info

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Through Mobile Commons’ mobile messaging platform allows users to text in their zip code and receive vital flu related information including alerts when the vaccination is available, the nearest vaccination location and critical messaging regarding treatment and other information. Tags: All Posts Press Releases Use Cases california cdph h1n1 location mData mobile sms M.P.H.

Sad News.Drop.io Removed Voice Recording Feature, but There Are Some Good Alternatives!

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Geograffiti Leave an audio voicemark from you cell phone in a specific location on a Google map. Google Map Mashup Post audio from a cell phone on a specific location on a Google map. I was incredibly sad to read that as of Oct 1st, Drop.io has removed all voice recording on their site. Drop.io was by far my favorite site for easy podcasting, video and image storing and that has now come to an end. However, I would like to pose some nice FREE alternatives to Drop.io below: Google Voice I am a big fan of Google Voice for their recording feature.