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Mobile Devices and the Flipped Classroom Model

The Mobile Learner

Throughout this blog, we have always looked at the application of mobile devices in learning. I, for one, have always had the belief that mobile devices can be used to help student achieve in their learning because of the flexibility and access to content and collaboration tools that mobile devices allow. In the Flipped Classroom model, the sequence is flipped.

Mobile Devices and the Flipped Classroom Model

The Mobile Learner

Throughout this blog, we have always looked at the application of mobile devices in learning. I, for one, have always had the belief that mobile devices can be used to help student achieve in their learning because of the flexibility and access to content and collaboration tools that mobile devices allow. have always discussed the flexibility of digital devices as it related to both the consumption and production of content by both teachers and students. In the post, we will consider the use of mobile devices within the Flipped Classroom method.

Using Mobile Devices as Research Tools

Float Mobile Learning

Because traditional e-learning has mostly been about presentations and activities designed by expert instructors, distributed to learners via desktop and laptop screens, we tend to forget the power of the

Should #iPad be used as a major #mobile device in high schools? David Parson makes them compulsory for a pilot

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depending on the school different tools or mobile devices can be suggested. What do students need to be fully skilled in looking at mobile devices? David says that we need to see that students will need to be creative, pro-active, critical. The government does not have the funds to provide nation wide devices. A lot of us talk about the iPads and how to use them.

New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions

dissemination of the past, these devices are often being introduced in the workplace. do we take advantage of these devices to deploy learning content and how do we. devices? it locally on the device or is there some easier way? Different Devices? mobile devices in favor of longer battery life. smart phone device market and the outright. devices.

10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]

mLearning Revolution

In the early days of mobile, many companies tried to cater to their mobile users by creating two versions of their web site, one for desktop users and a lighter, less powerful mobile version for users coming to their site using a mobile device. “ Smart multi-device design needs to be fluid in the way water is, whatever container you put water into, water becomes that container.

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15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

multimedia authoring tool that goes beyond Flash and builds applications based on HTML5, Javascript, jQuery and CSS3 and works well on iOS and Android devices, and the latest HTML5-compatible browsers. One of the best tools, if you are already using Articulate, to convert your existing (Articulate based) courses to run on iPads, other tablets and mobile devices. Adobe Edge Animate.

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What does the new #iOS5 mean for Educators? The device better fits to me. #slide2learn #edApp #iear #iPadEd #ADEANZ

uLearning Blog

There were a huge amount of new mobile operating system features announced today for the iOS iPad and iPhone platform, including the fact that there are over 200 million iOS devices out there, making it the leading mobile platform (44%). Its not quite the full integration of some mobile devices like HP WebOS, but for educators like myself for whom twitter is a personal learning network lifesaver, these small improvements could really add up. 4. PC-free – you can now activate your new device and get uodates over the air. Also will have a built in image editor.

The “m” in mLearning means More

mLearning Revolution

And it’s always the same challenges, what are we going to do with our existing eLearning since Adobe Flash doesn’t work on iOS devices? The screens are too small on smartphones for us to do anything worthwhile, connections on mobile devices aren’t reliable enough, there are too many devices to target all of them, and on and on. Send to Kindle.

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Podcasting Activities | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Podcasting Activities 12 09 2006 When is a podcast not just a podcast? That’s not a riddle… podcasts can be used as a medium for a number of research and learning activities. The Moving at the Speed of Creativity blog just published this great list of some podcasting activity ideas and suggestions. One response to “Podcasting Activities&# 21 12 2006 Jerry (07:40:31) : Hey all. learning device for $60. have Windows XP.

Speak Up 2009: The biggest Obstacle to Using Technology in Ed.Not Being Able to Use Student's Own Mobile Devices!

Cell Phones in Learning

63% of parents say they would buy their child a cell phone if they knew it would be used for educational purposes ONLY 18% of parents dismiss mobile devices as not having a positive impact on learning. Very interesting research has just been published by the Tomorrow Group (Speak Up 2009) about mobile phones and education. Here are a few highlights: PARENTS SAY YES! Potential Benefits of Using Cell Phones in Learning According to PARENTS!

MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism

Cell Phones in Learning

The graduate seminar (Call4Action) focuses on how mobile phones and other devices are being used around the world for activism. Call for Action (CfA) is an intensive studio seminar on contemporary technologies and activism. How can mobile networked devices be used for social change, politics, and expression? I just read an interesting post on MobileActive. Can Web2.0

MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism

Cell Phones in Learning

The graduate seminar (Call4Action) focuses on how mobile phones and other devices are being used around the world for activism. Call for Action (CfA) is an intensive studio seminar on contemporary technologies and activism. How can mobile networked devices be used for social change, politics, and expression? I just read an interesting post on MobileActive. Can Web2.0

Gathering of Educators using ubiquitous devices

uLearning Blog

As one of 130 educators from around the world (and two from my institution Education Queensland), we logged on to hear real life stories of Universities and Schools that are integrating connected, mobile, wireless devices into their learning activities. “treat mobile devices as full participants - media players AND content creators&#. So was it worth staying up for?

Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis

Upside Learning

For over two years now, we have not only just been hearing about mobile learning but also actively understanding and working on it. Practical, affordable and exciting devices available to enable learning on mobile. Devices getting faster and better, with increasing memory and storage capacity making it possible for complex applications to reside on devices. Weaknesses.

The Future Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

While the web buzzes with talk of ‘big data’, it only indicates the huge amount of data that is now being generated by human and machine activity and resident in the cloud. Our interface to this world of data will likely be contained within our mobile devices. You can find our presentation here. Ubiquitous and pervasive computing. Social (human) and Machine networks.

Use Smartphones in class, say school principals

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They actively encourage schools to accept smartphones, and social networking as part their educational provision, and offer a range of guidelines and advice to different levels of practitioner. In the report, they deal head on with the challenges: The rapid growth in the use of social media and mobile devices has created both a crisis and an opportunity for school leaders. More importantly, as mobile devices become more powerful and more affordable, their potential for enhancing student learning has come into clearer focus. Very impressive!

5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

Upside Learning

As per data published by Good Technology in their Good Technology Device Activations Report | Q1 2012 , the iPad 2 averaged 17.7 percent of their enterprise activations in the first quarter of 2012 in the US. percent of Good Technology’s enterprise activations. The only two devices to do better than the iPads were the iPhone 4s and the iPhone4. into HTML5 format.

6 Drivers Of mLearning In The Workplace

Upside Learning

Understanding how mobile devices are different from conventional computers used for elearning and the different avenues they open up is a great starting point to build a business case for mlearning in your organization. ” For L&D mobile devices and technology will bring efficiencies by bringing knowledge and information assets to the staff just when they are needed. 2.

Twitter as a Mobile Learning Platform

The Mobile Learner

create complex learning activities (i.e. The link to mobile learning stems from the very nature of Twitter – that tweets can be viewed on any mobile device using the web app or a native app.  It’s been almost 5 years since Twitter came into existence and it has become quite the versatile platform. hashtags, lists). Twitter -  not your average bird.

20 strategies for learner interactions in mobile #MOOC

Ignatia Webs

The study showed that opening up a MOOC for mobile access has immediate impact on learner interactions, as participants with mobile devices tend to interact more with their fellow learners in comparison to their non-mobile colleagues. Offer synchronous and asynchronous learner activities within a clearly timed course. Course activities 16. 2013). Self-directed learning 3.

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Is eLearning on Tablets Really mLearning – My Stance

The Mobile Learner

This uniquely mobile experience is one that cannot be replicated on a desktop computer or in any other way.  As RJ states: Here we are fully immersed in the most amazing computing shift in history, armed with mobile devices that set Learning free and all we can do is convert traditional desktop eLearning for consumption on the iPad, but with nothing to show for in the way of being uniquely mobile? True, in the title, RJ focuses on tablets but I believe that mobile devices are also smart phones and media players (i.e. Devices change but the activity remains the same. 

Four R’s Model and Mobile Learning Activities | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Four R’s Model and Mobile Learning Activities 11 08 2006 Repost of posting to EdNa forums , with other commentary here. We can classify mobile learning activities using an activity-based model of the “Four R’s of Mobile Learning”. Ubiquette.

The Mobile Learning Ecosystem I – 10 Important Questions

Upside Learning

Mobile technology penetration is racing ahead in the corporate workplace, with the BYOD (bring your own device) movement affecting companies in varied ways. Agents in the ecosystem compete for resources actively; they look for and consume/assimilate objects of value. Agents participate in the ecosystem; some do it actively, some passively. value for the learning ecosystem).

Tin Can: My First impressions from mLearnCon 2012

Upside Learning

Summary: Tin Can is designed to provide a common data storage for learning experiences across a number of devices/platforms/media/information systems. Tin Can focuses on activity logging to create a personal learning stream which is beyond the boundaries of a learning system within an organization. E.g. what activity on Facebook would constitute a learning activity?

Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

Upside Learning

Captivate Version 6 offers the option to publish output in HTML, thus providing good support for Tablet devices. This tool has a very good feature (HTML5 tracker) for highlighting activities that are not supported on tablets. You can easily identify unsupported activities and replace them with functionality that is supported. 1.Flash Course. For HTML output. For Native Apps.

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The Question Of Why (Not) eLearning On iPads Or Tablets?

Upside Learning

Mobile Learning is being loosely attributed to any learning activity that is not location bound, which is very surprising! believe ‘real’ mobile learning is much more than just learning on a mobile device. 2012 saw the re-emergence of ‘Mobile learning’ or ‘mLearning’ as “new” (ok, not really new) buzzwords in L&D and Training circles around the world. Adoption of mLearning.

Take A Leap Of Faith With Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Now, even though bandwidths have improved and devices have become more capable, mobile learning is still struggling to take off. The most important reason for the low uptake of mobile learning, until now, has been the lack of understanding of mobile devices and mobile learning. Invariably, it forces you to focus on how to deliver learning on mobile devices. Think augmentation.

Mobile Learning Revolution – Round-Up Of Our Best mLearning Posts

Upside Learning

And as such mobile devices, with their appropriate size, features and functionalities, are poised to be the best performance support tools. gradual but complete shift to mobile based devices for a whole host of activities, learning being just one of them, is anything but inevitable. Developing Mobile Learning: Which Device Are You Targeting? See you there. But what next?

The Powerful Combination of Mobile Devices and Learning Apps

The Mobile Learner

In discussing the use of mobile devices, it is easy to forget that the educational and productive power of mobile devices comes through the integration of the devices with other tools. The mobile device, after all, is a hardware tool that makes certain tasks possible but the actualization of those tasks ultimately depends on the use of software or web tools.

Mobile Learning – What It Can Do For A Global Workforce

Upside Learning

Ironically, while employees need more time for learning in order to optimize their productivity, they actually have less time to participate in formal learning activities. As learning technology evolves and semantic web comes around, learning and performance support through mobile devices is becoming common. Globalization has changed the paradigms of business dramatically.

10 Things the Motorola Xoom does Better than the iPad

mLearning Revolution

didn’t really realized this until later but I was able to activate my Xoom, setup my Gmail account, as well as my Exchange e-mail and.Mac account without ever needing to connect my Tablet to a computer as I had to do when I first bought the iPad. This means that you can literally buy a Xoom when you are traveling and while you are waiting for your flight, or on a train, you can be up and running with your new device. All notifications are quietly placed at the bottom right of your device and you can display the list when you want. codenamed Honeycomb. Widgets.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

mLearning Trends

The new web-based HTML5 authoring package looks and performs quite well and delivers an impressive array of authoring features that can produce exceptionally nice looking mobile content for the various web kit-based mobile devices and tablets including Apple’s iPad and the full range of Android-based tablets. This first post will focus on LS2011 and I’ll post again on CTIA tomorrow.

All content videos on #OER, #MOOC and #opened13

Ignatia Webs

Go home, activate your internet, take which ever device you like best and look at one of the sessions coming from last weeks Open Education conference. If you can, take the rest of the week off for research purposes. All the talks can be viewed, everything is out in the open and most of the talks are about 30 minutes long, so fairly digestible. there are sessions of interest.

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The State of Rapid Development Tools for Mobile Learning: Webinar Recording Now Available

mLearning Revolution

And a special thanks to everyone who attended and actively participated with us in the chat. And then there’s HTML5 browser-capable devices, 2.1 billion devices expected by 2016. The recording is roughly 64 minutes and here is what you can expect as you watch the video below: We started with an overview of the current state of mobile in general. It took 7 years for smartphones.

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Future of #mLearning inspiring ideas @dave_parsons

Ignatia Webs

He starts off with a student showing his off the shelf hardware robot to his peers, while controlling the robot with his own adapted mobile device. However, once again to regard the mobile device as only for use at a distance is to miss its opportunities for use in the classroom, where mobile applications can support learning processes. What a refreshing research document!

3 Essential Themes for Mobile Learning Systems

Upside Learning

Taking the trends I’ve mentioned before, and the huge increase in persistent internet connection personal computing devices, I feel there need likely be three key themes around which the features would coalesce. Second, providing an easy to use interface with clear push/pull/sync of user-generated content to individual devices. Take with a liberal pinch of salt please. technologies.

Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems

Upside Learning

good mobile learning platform provides users with a mobile enabled environment where they can access the training activities in the form of videos, podcasts, eLearning courses, quizzes and evaluation surveys and also enables them to use their mobile device to share knowledge with others (within or outside their team) in real-time. The four components of a good PSS. Upside2Go: ?

Getting Started With Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

What content is already on hand that could be made easier to access via mobile devices? What actions/activities will need to be tracked? We believe there are 3 ways to use mobile devices in workplace learning. - As part of a blended program. Mobile learning is in the air. It’s the buzz word in training these days and you can’t escape all the noise surrounding it.

A Mobile Game World

Upside Learning

These days, I see more and more smart-phones – Android, BlackBerry, even the occasional iOS device (a rarity in India because of their relatively prohibitive cost; plus the typical iOS user in India is not one who takes public transport). Facebook adds to these numbers, another 901 million active users (in March, 2012), a lot of which play games through the social networking service.

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