new issue of free #mobile journal and Learning #Analytics newsletter
APRIL 29, 2015
The Learning Analytics Community Exchange newsletter is out, addressing the latest learning analytics research projects and ongoing ideas from the LACE community. There is a new series of country reports from scholars renowned for their contribution to national and international learning analytics research: a Dutch, Korean, Chinese and a Taiwanese perspective. Billaud, M. Pic, D.
free book #OER integration in #k12 for #ict4d regions
APRIL 25, 2014
great read which features OER cases from six countries — Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Seychelles, Trinidad and Tobago and Zambia — participating in this ambitious, ground-breaking project to train educators to create a bank of OER that could be used in both conventional and open schools by both school-age children and adult learners.
How Text Messaging Will Change for the Better in 2016
JANUARY 19, 2016
Those predictions turned out to be starkly premature, as 97 percent of American smartphone owners text at least once a day, with many of them saying they had done so within the past hour when surveyed by Pew Research Center at the end of 2014. Gone is a San Francisco-based startup backed by $1 million in venture funding from the likes of MasterCard and Silicon Valley Bank.
Mobile Ordering And Payments: Will The Large Banks Miss The Boat?
Float Mobile Learning
AUGUST 28, 2014
Mobile payment methods have not made as much progress as expected, but research suggests paying with cash and credit cards will soon be a thing of the past. Mobile Devices mobile shopping mobile technology sales enablement
unesco: opportunities, threats & challenges of #mLearning #mlw2013
FEBRUARY 19, 2013
The immigrant population is making use of their mobile devices in specific ways than the general population: playing games, recording videos and photo's, using mobile banking, posting to social media. This research brings to the fore issues of literacy, quality, cost, privacy and trust. social network mobile mLearning research social media social learning mobile learning unesco
SMS Nation: August Edition
AUGUST 25, 2015
Gordon Smith, CEO of JPMorgan’s consumer and community banking, said in a statement that “we realize that hardly anyone uses voicemail anymore…we are all carrying something in our pockets that’s going to get texts.” Industry News Mobile Research News & Updates Reports Text MessagingWelcome to this month’s edition of SMS Nation! The father of text messaging passed away.
International Women’s Day: women in top positions at universities and women in ICT
MARCH 8, 2012
have my own banking account, a techy job, personal interests that can be persued… the only thing I do not have is a gender support project that focuses on getting women educated no matter what their backgrounds or location (but keeping it in mind as a future plan). education gender researchAnd only 9% of universities have a women at the top of the organization. Why should we care?
Are #mLearning projects in Africa really successful? #ICT4D critique
NOVEMBER 10, 2011
He is at the crossroads of different views/accounts (government, practitioners, researchers, users…) on learning with mobile devices which makes his critical views on the subject of interest for mLearning practitioner (well, from my point of view that is). So how can we get our voices (as researchers) heard and with what type of evidence? John Traxler lives and breathes mobility.
Pew Study Shows that Texting Outpaces All Other Cell Phone Functions
APRIL 11, 2014
Today’s cell phones allow people do everything on the go: check their bank account, send emails, take photos, look up their favorite restaurants. All Posts Blog Mobile Resources and Research Why Mobile Commons But a recent Pew Report shows that when it comes to a phone’s various functions, users in almost every age category overwhelmingly prefer to use their phones for text messaging. 80% of cell phone owners use the text message function on their phone, compared to 56% who use it to access the internet and 50% who use it to check their email.
Harold Jarche on the need for #corporate #networking and learning
NOVEMBER 15, 2012
research. Now this search is done by computer data software), banking. During the Learning Day at the European Environmental Agency (EEA), an organisation filled with knowledge workers, I had the pleasure of hearing a keynote of Harold Jarche ( @hjarche and www.jarche.com ). These are my live blognotes. totally agree. Breaking down barriers Change is human. So byebye teachers?
5 Take-aways from the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Webinar
MARCH 10, 2016
Associate Prof Thomas Philip (UCLA) shared fascinating research from Californian schools that highlighted the importance of context and place in learning. The 2016 UNESCO Mobile Learning Week kicked off on Monday with a webinar entitled Innovation and quality: Two sides of the same coin? We are now on the fifth UNESCO Mobile Learning Week and the field has grown in so many interesting ways.
#LAK11 the #semantic web and how the intelligent curriculum will enhance our learning
JANUARY 27, 2011
Creating research proposals in a jiffy It will also facilitate research: just imagine, that you want to launch a new project in your scientific field? scholar.google and cross-references this to the data bank of EU/WHO or B.& The LAK content keeps intriguing. This week's content focused on the semantic web, linked data and intelligent curriculum. & B.
Mobiles, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Merge — MobileBeyond
FEBRUARY 24, 2010
Mobile Internet Research Report Reveals Massive Mobile Internet Growth Mobile’s Future Celebrated at MLOVE ConFestival in Berlin Are Smartphones Really Smart? But it was a special day–an inevitable one–when mobile devices, artificial intelligence and cloud computing merged. All became real. Reality became anything people wanted it to be. What do you think about this post?
4 calls for #papers on #mLearning and #eLearning
JANUARY 18, 2012
This year I am also looking forward to finalizing my thesis (thanks to Athabasca University), co-launching the mobile curriculum framework (a free framework for institutes willing to get cracking with a mLearning curriculum, with thanks to Adele Botha, Jaqueline Bachelor and John Traxler), getting some research papers and chapters out (thanks to my typing hands), enjoying all your company (online and f-2-f), and organizing the MobiMOOC2012 in September with an adjusted format. Happy New Year to all of you! All of which I will share as work progresses. Review paper is warmly welcome.
New Study Shows that Planned Parenthood’s Live Text Chat Program Relieves Teen Anxiety
OCTOBER 17, 2013
A new study from the Journal of Medical Internet Research shows that Planned Parenthood’s live text chat hotline helps relieve teens’ anxiety. The hotline, which responds to teens’ questions via SMS or online chat quickly and privately, has been helping worried teens receive personalized health information for their pressing questions for three years. And a live, anonymous expert?
Going Mobile: Debating and Using Cellphones in School - The Learning Network Blog - NYTimes.com
APRIL 24, 2010
Materials | Computers with Internet access and cellphones (optional); research materials and copies of handouts Warm-up | Take an informal survey of students’ use and possession of cellphones by asking the following questions and calling for a show of hands: How many of you own a cellphone? Direct students to use the Times and other resources listed above to research their assigned side.
Your Weekly Mobile News
JUNE 10, 2016
Here’s how Facebook Messenger will change banking – Chat bots will help banks automate tasks further by making it seamless for the users to submit inquiries. While Many Consumers Prefer Text for Customer Service, Others Choose Phone – Recent research from Ovum, based on surveyed users in the U.S. Text or Talk? Industry News News & Updates
June Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community
mLearnopedia on Blogspot
JULY 5, 2009
Here is the monthly top ten list for cc.mlearnopedia.com from June. Enjoy. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.
Your Weekly OTT, Secure Messaging & Healthcare News
JULY 6, 2016
Chat app Line makes over $270 million a year from selling stickers – Line is banking more than $20M per month selling sticker packs, which typically trade for $1-2 for sets of 12-18, according to data from the company. This week, we had so much news to share we’re breaking it into multiple posts! Big news! 65% have engaged with companies via chat apps.
Evidence of #Post-PC transition: iPad cannibalisation of PCs predicted to be over 30% already #slide2learn #Edutechebate
APRIL 6, 2011
Under the heading ‘ Bleak outlook for tablets outside of iPad’ , this article quotes Deutsche Bank analyst Chris Whitmore who has “ announced slashed PC growth estimates, from initial 9 percent year-over-year growth in 2011 to just 4 percent, primarily due to weakness in the consumer market due to cannibalization by smartphones and iPads.. “We believe weak end demand in Europe and the U.S. is directly related to pressure from both the iPad and smartphones, Whitmore wrote. Posted via email from Jonathan Nalder’s posterous. uLearning
mLearnopedia on Blogspot
FEBRUARY 20, 2009
Business and banks will never allow such expensive luxuries.”) In the spring of 1996 (after a year of committee study) I finally got permission to put our college on the web. More great examples and research are needed to get past the fear and uncertainty of mobile connectivity, at least in K12. All the current controversy about mobile learning in schools seems very familiar.
6 Simple Ways to “Text Out The Vote”
SEPTEMBER 21, 2012
Research shows that a mobile campaign can drive voter turnout at a significantly lower cost/vote than any other medium ($1.56/vote, compared to phone calls at $20/vote). 3) Spread the word with tell-a-friend. You can also send texts targeted by zip code to direct people to rallies and phone banks near to them. 6) Send out early voting information – targeted by state and district. All Posts Blog Mobile Resources and Research nonprofit npoWith a close election in less than two months, it’s a crucial time to mobilize your base. In 2008, an estimated 1.9
mLearnopedia on Blogspot
JANUARY 10, 2010
From Forrester Insight and research - Key Learning Trends for 2010: Are You Onboard? Already, several financial service firms such as Bank of America and Wells Fargo are exploring using mobile phones to deliver compliance training, product training and performance support/on-the-job aids. Bottom line today is that the questions are no longer "why?" but "how?". mobile subscriptions.
Are Organizations Missing the True Potential of Social Media Protests?
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
When Bank of America, Susan G. When Bank of America tried to institute a $5 fee for customers who wanted to use their debit cards for purchases, they faced a tidal wave of backlash from across digital media. Bank of America was forced to back down. All Posts Blog Mobile Resources and Research Text Messages Why Mobile CommonsRecently, a number of digital flash fires have forced large organizations – even the United States government – to reverse course from unpopular decisions. To their credit, the groups listened and changed course. The Susan G.
Tomi Ahonen: Mobile in Learning: lessons from around the world
JUNE 15, 2010
10% of youth feel perfectly relaxed with sending sms messages while having sex (UK research). 58% of Kenya uses mobile banking for personal financial transactions. First key speaker at mLearncon Tuesday 15 june 2010. Tomi Ahonen comes in with a grey mob-reminding hat and starts with a joke on the age of a mobile learner based on sms-capacity. 4,6 billion people have a phone.
mLearn08: keynote Diane Laurillard on mobile learning methods
OCTOBER 16, 2008
She is a renowned researcher. Testing the value of our conventional and technologies Learning through inquiry: explore resource banks, libraries, research. It has been a while since I added a blogpost, but it was quite hectic the last two weeks. mLearn08 started which resulted in a lot of extra knowledge. Were do new TELearning pedagogies taken us?
Mobile learning & iTunes U | e-Taalim
DECEMBER 27, 2009
LMS MBRF Microsoft Resources Schoolnet Telecentre TOPNET training Tunisia UNDP UVT Varsitynet WIDDOO World Bank Endorsed by Recent Posts Mobile learning & iTunes U ENS e-Learning The Amazon Kindle European Commission supports e-Taalim The Times Higher Education Advertisements Join us e-Taalim.com on Facebook Polls Loading. With the 3.0 Now they can learn anytime and anywhere, too.
The promise of Mobile Learning is real…but it may not be what you thought it was. |
DECEMBER 10, 2009
Given the option, many users with lots of downtime inherent in their jobs, will choose to access content remotely via a mobile device. A few weeks ago, I had an opportunity to explore Mobile Learning concepts and application with some of the definitive experts in the space, including researchers at ADL Co-Labs and practitioners from Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. Lessons learned at Merrill that are being adopted by new Parent Bank of America show success by focusing on “low hanging fruit like compliance training first. the GPS example referenced above.
The answer is just an SMS away… | Mobile Learning
SEPTEMBER 10, 2006
It has 550 researchers, all working from home, who are paid 30p a question, with the rest divvied up among operator, government and the company. Like 82ASK, they have access to a bank of past questions (those are the quick ones) as well as mainstream sources. He claims his researchers don’t use Google much because it just takes too long. “But Britain seems to be leading with premium text messaging. Since mobile page impressions have been static for years, she thinks they have a window of opportunity to change the way people get information. Ubiquette.
Five Types of Mobile Learning
OCTOBER 24, 2009
“ My answer: Research on the impact of smart phones on student engagement and student learning. Tags: research examples Jones asking, “ What would it take to demonstrate the academic value of handheld computing? backchannel discussion ) Portals to the world outside of the class (e.g. derekbruff October 22nd, 2009 at 9:45 am 2 That’s a really good point, Ira.
Enhance Your Study with Mobile Learning | tusaw.com
FEBRUARY 23, 2010
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eLearning Roadtrip: Mobile learning at last?
MARCH 5, 2009
When queried about the kinds of mobile services people are most interested in purchasing, respondents indicated that mapping (68%), banking (56%), and IM (Instant Messaging) (56%) topped the list of preferred Mobile Web features, followed closely by news (55%), mobile television (53%), and e-mail (52%). » March 04, 2009 Mobile learning at last? Which.I Your comment could not be posted.
FEBRUARY 28, 2009
Teaching with Classroom Response Systems Resources for engaging and assessing students with clickers Home About the Blog About My Book Mobile Learning Author: derekbruff 27 Feb I participated in the ConnectEd Summit hosted by Abilene Christian University today. In preparing for my presentation, I listed several ways in which clicker technology often enhances teaching practices.
Aga Khan Development Network - AKDN Blog
SEPTEMBER 18, 2009
But as Onguko, who initiated the mobile technology programme at the Institute, explains, “the field sessions entail discussions about the participants’ action research study, which can very well be done through SMS without having to board a plane, book a room in a hotel for 10 days, and then hire a taxi to visit all the schools involved.” per cent in Canada and 61.7
Mobile Learning;Lessons learnt from the eLearning Africa 2010 - telecentre.org
JULY 23, 2010
Mr.Munyinda said that the concern of what are key issues for African countries to adopt and implement M-learning animated their need to conduct a research and come up with a model for the implementation of mobile learning in Africa. Some of the results of the research that he stated are that , M-learning can provide ubiquitous student support especially to distance learners with limited or no conventional learning.He The speaker went on to highlight the results of their research. Can these really drive student performance? Email contact with lecturers; and 5.
mLearnCon 2010: Dr. Mimi Ito – What the User Wants in mLearning « Jenise Cook
JUNE 20, 2010
What the User Wants in mLearning Dr. Mimi Ito Research Scientist Dept. Miranda Banks. Referred to research and studies going on at The Quest School in NYC, see above. Q: Big risk in the shared knowledge ecosystem with sharing of ideas not based on fact that become a truth. A: Like Wikipedia, needing more mentors and an established vision to self-edit and confirm information.
Mobile learning gaining traction
AUGUST 15, 2010
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Mobile Learning Part 6
MARCH 12, 2009
Teaching with Classroom Response Systems Resources for engaging and assessing students with clickers Home About the Blog About My Book Mobile Learning Part 6 Author: derekbruff 11 Mar Okay, one more post in the series, then it’s back to some discussion of “old-fashioned clickers. They also created an iPhone application for the conference.
Mobile Learning: Cellular Phones as Learning Tools « Compassion in Politics: Christian Social Entrepreneurship, Education Innovation, & Base of the Pyramid/BOP Solutions
JUNE 16, 2009
hope my research and ideas provide insight into social entrepreneurship, innovation, and positive social change.If you are in social enterprise or passionate about these issues feel free to connect via Twitter, Facebook, or Linked In.Thanks and have a great day! The world of mLearning and mEducation is certainly growing. Leave a Comment Click here to cancel reply. Social Bookmarks Del.icio.us
Relevant Science: "Mobile Learning: Trends and Challenges"
MARCH 28, 2010
Prior to this, I also held a variety of positions both domestically and internationally in the public sector, including Legislative Aide to Senator Howard Metzenbaum on education policy, Senior Policy Advisor on international affairs to Congressman Erick Fingerhut, and Political Risk consultant to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Please start submitting them now. Thanks.