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SCVNGR: Cell Phone Scavenger Hunt Builder!

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Most of the scavenger hunt type applications online only use smartphones, so it is fantastic to come across one that is more accessible (since over 60% of cell phone users still have basic phones). However, they do have special fees for universities (so my guess is that a school could negotiate a very small fee). It is very easy to create your own SMS scavenger hunts.

Cell Phones in Education Part 2: Assistive Technology

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Connecting back to a previous blog post where I was musing on the difference between Differentiated Instruction and Universal Design for Learning , we can see that today’s cell phones are adding more functionality and are designed with the spirit of Universal Design in mind.  Let’s take the voice dialing feature on most cell phones as an example. 

Cell Phones in Education Part 4: Learning on Location

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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. This is where the mobile phone comes into play. GPS locators found in many of today’s mobile phones allow students to explore their surroundings while also applying mapping skills. What happens to students who don’t have these fancy phones? The answer is simply – differentiate.

Straight Talk only? Owning more than 1 cell phone

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Numerous individuals utilize a second cell phone to keep photographs and instant messages private. Straight Talk wireless says that most of their customers have one phone only. Ninety percent of American grown-ups have a cellphone, and 58% own a cell phone, as indicated by the Pew Research Center. ” Regardless of every one of their endeavors, two-telephone individuals might have their home and work universes impact. When he worked at a Southern California law office, Luke Cocalis had one cellphone, a Samsung Galaxy. occupant. The normal U.S.

Saving money with Straight Talk using coupons for cell phones

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Using a cell phone while shopping through coupons can spare you a considerable measure of cash, however it can likewise take a great deal of vitality. The capacity to transfer, “clasp,” and output coupons straightforwardly on your cell phone can make the procedure significantly more proficient. That is the place Coupon Sherpa has an edge over the opposition, as it hunt down and stores item particular coupons, and in addition those for whole stores and online retailers, offering you the best of both universes. Top Couponing Apps to Save Money.

Cell Phones in Learning Radio Show is BACK!! Conversation with Nabeel Ahmad from Columbia University: Mobile Learning Course

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The show has returned for the Fall! Jeff and I have a great line up of guests this Fall. Please check them out at: [link

Cell Phones in Learning Radio Show is BACK!! AND Improved!

Cell Phones in Learning

Cell Phones in Learning's live radio show will return at our new time.8:30 pm. He is in charge of an innovative technology project at Michigan, which includes web-based simulations pairing university students and K-12 classrooms. I am so excited to have Jeff as a co-host. Not only is he very interested in the topic of 21st Century learning and cell phones, but he found our first interview for the upcoming broadcast!!! Larry is now teaching in Michigan and using both cell phones and Facebook with his high school students!!! Please Join Us! link].

Cell Phones in Learning Radio Show is BACK!! AND Improved!

Cell Phones in Learning

Cell Phones in Learning's live radio show will return at our new time.8:30 pm. He is in charge of an innovative technology project at Michigan, which includes web-based simulations pairing university students and K-12 classrooms. I am so excited to have Jeff as a co-host. Not only is he very interested in the topic of 21st Century learning and cell phones, but he found our first interview for the upcoming broadcast!!! Larry is now teaching in Michigan and using both cell phones and Facebook with his high school students!!! Please Join Us! link].

Cell Phones in Learning Radio Show Wed June 3rd: Preservice Teachers Talk about Cell Phone Use in Student Teaching

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Tonight we are talking with four student teachers (recently graduated) who used cell phones in learning during their student teaching.@anlingua Liz Kolb says (00:42:28): Example of a blog post from a student teacher about their wiffiti cell phone project [link] Peggy_G says to (00:45:32): did you grade those assignments differently whether they used cell phones or not? Liz Kolb says (00:54:01): Interesting how we as teachers also present and think of cell phones as toys even when we are using them as tools. need an iPhone! start small!!

Cell Phones in Learning Radio Show Wed June 3rd: Preservice Teachers Talk about Cell Phone Use in Student Teaching

Cell Phones in Learning

Tonight we are talking with four student teachers (recently graduated) who used cell phones in learning during their student teaching.@anlingua Liz Kolb says (00:42:28): Example of a blog post from a student teacher about their wiffiti cell phone project [link] Peggy_G says to (00:45:32): did you grade those assignments differently whether they used cell phones or not? Liz Kolb says (00:54:01): Interesting how we as teachers also present and think of cell phones as toys even when we are using them as tools. need an iPhone! start small!!

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. For ideas visit: o Using Google as an Educational Tool Right From Your Phone!

10 engaging ideas for cell phones in learning

Cell Phones in Learning

On Friday I presented at Eastern Michigan University on 10 ways to use a basic cell hones as a content-based learning tool. couple the cell phone with 10 web2.0 resources. Below is the PowerPoint slide show that I shared during the presentation.

10 engaging ideas for cell phones in learning

Cell Phones in Learning

On Friday I presented at Eastern Michigan University on 10 ways to use a basic cell hones as a content-based learning tool. couple the cell phone with 10 web2.0 resources. Below is the PowerPoint slide show that I shared during the presentation.

Cell Phones in Learning Radio Show: Wed May 6th: Dr. Dick Ng'ambi from South Africa

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Ng'ambi is giving us background on how students in SA were afraid to speak up in class b/c of history of segregation in SA.thus wanted to create a space where learners could share annoymously Liz Kolb:90% have cell phones Liz Kolb:HI Peggy! Thanks for joining us Jeff Stanzler:Hi, Peggy Peggy_G:Hi Jeff and Liz Liz Kolb:Sounds similiar to students' apprehensions in the US Peggy_G:is he talking about university students or K-12 students? Jeff Stanzler:university students, Peggy Peggy_G:thanks Peggy_G:that is an interesting way to get those notices--pulling vs pushing!

Cell Phones in Learning Radio Show: Wed May 6th: Dr. Dick Ng'ambi from South Africa

Cell Phones in Learning

Ng'ambi is giving us background on how students in SA were afraid to speak up in class b/c of history of segregation in SA.thus wanted to create a space where learners could share annoymously Liz Kolb:90% have cell phones Liz Kolb:HI Peggy! Thanks for joining us Jeff Stanzler:Hi, Peggy Peggy_G:Hi Jeff and Liz Liz Kolb:Sounds similiar to students' apprehensions in the US Peggy_G:is he talking about university students or K-12 students? Jeff Stanzler:university students, Peggy Peggy_G:thanks Peggy_G:that is an interesting way to get those notices--pulling vs pushing!

Mobile Devices as Musical Devices

The Mobile Learner

Using an iPhone as a musical device is an interesting application of a cell phone.  The video below profiles experiments being conducted at Stanford University in using a mobile device such as an iPhone/iPod Touch to create a mobile phone orchestra. Tags: Cell Phones in Education digital culture iPod in Education While known as a music player designed to allow users to consume music, developers have created apps that can transform the iPhone  into a musical device to create music as well. 

Cell Phones in Learning Radio Show: Wed June 17th: Conversation with Developer of Yodio.com

Cell Phones in Learning

Jeff Stanzler says to (00:35:12): Elizabeth Hartnell_Young's work at University of Mottingham in England: Jeff Stanzler says to (00:35:17): Links: Jeff Stanzler says to (00:35:20): [link] Jeff Stanzler says to (00:35:38): Sorry. CHAT TRANSCRIPT Liz Kolb says (00:32:22): Welcome everyone! Jeff Stanzler says to (00:35:40): [link] Liz Kolb says (00:37:11): https://www.obopay.com/consumer/GetHelp.do?target=HelpHowWorks target=HelpHowWorks Jeff Stanzler says to (00:37:40): Other Hattnell-Young link: [link] Jeff Stanzler says to (00:42:29): YES! Yodio? CheriToledo says to (01:00:42): thanks!!

Cell Phones in Learning Radio Show: Wed June 17th: Conversation with Developer of Yodio.com

Cell Phones in Learning

Jeff Stanzler says to (00:35:12): Elizabeth Hartnell_Young's work at University of Mottingham in England: Jeff Stanzler says to (00:35:17): Links: Jeff Stanzler says to (00:35:20): [link] Jeff Stanzler says to (00:35:38): Sorry. CHAT TRANSCRIPT Liz Kolb says (00:32:22): Welcome everyone! Jeff Stanzler says to (00:35:40): [link] Liz Kolb says (00:37:11): https://www.obopay.com/consumer/GetHelp.do?target=HelpHowWorks target=HelpHowWorks Jeff Stanzler says to (00:37:40): Other Hattnell-Young link: [link] Jeff Stanzler says to (00:42:29): YES! Yodio? CheriToledo says to (01:00:42): thanks!!

IADIS09 location-based mLearning reminders for university students

Ignatia Webs

Arrived at the IADIS conference in Barcelona and looking at the first presentation by Bjorn Hedin from Stockholm university. So in order to be conclusive, more research needs to be done, nevertheless it does sound interesting because it connects location, to personal cell phones and relevant student content. Some interesting points: His university tried to push content to the students and they liked it as long as the content pushed was relevant and not too stearing (e.g. His presentation is based on a powerpoint, which can be viewed below or on slideshare.

Mobile Learning: Another Brief Reading List

The Mobile Learner

Mobile Phones and Computers Debate : Educational Technology Debate exploring ICT and learning in developing countries.  School Matters: Mobile Phones, Mobile Minds : A teachers.tv video series on young people, their mobile phones, and the impacts on their schools and education. 4. Mobile Learning: Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training : A book of articles published by Athabasca University.  Tags: Cell Phones in Education edushifts iPod in Education mobilelearning mob mobile learning Mobilelearner bookmarks. 1.

Text Messaging Increases Patients Adherence In Medicaid Populations

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That’s why Sense Health researchers at Montefiore Medical Center’s University Behavioral Associates conducted a clinical trial to see if text messaging could increase medication adherence among high-cost Medicaid patients. According to a report by the Pew Institute, 86% of adults with an annual income below $30,000 own a cell phone. message is useless if it’s not heard in time.

How Mobile Cell Phones Change Everything When We Do - Ewan McIntosh | Digital Media & Education

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In the UK the changes in equipment provision is already happening, and in the US it's going to follow really soon: the image of students locked to their laptops could change to a more human image of students talking to each other face-to-face, and using their mobile phones for research, reference and recording. He's right. What can we aspire to? The next year it was the mp3 player.

WNYC Doubles Its Mobile Donations Using “Text to Donate”

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Donors text a keyword to a number, and a small donation – $5 or $10 – is automatically added to their cell phone bills. They showed how SMS can often be most powerful when it’s a simple entry point to welcome supporters into your broader digital universe. You know the setup. Any organization that fundraises needs to be able to develop long-term relationships with its donors.

Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

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The Revolution No One Noticed: Mobile Phones and Multimobile Services in Higher Education. Cell Phones in Learning. Mobile Phones as a Challenge for Learning. Duke University: Mobile Devices in Education. I’ve spent an inordinately long time writing a whitepaper on mobile learning trying to expound our thoughts about it and how it might be used in the workplace. I’ve been doing some research around it and I’ve documented some of the better links I’ve come across. If you’re considering mobile learning in any shape or form, I’d suggest you give these a browse.

Preparing a massive open online course on mLearning, balancing old and new thinking

Ignatia Webs

It will emphasize the possibilities of using mobile devices for educational or training purposes (basic cell-phones, to smartphones, mp3 players, tablet pc's,). A couple of weeks ago I started to structure an idea I had on organizing an MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on the subject of mLearning. The date will follow later as well, but. we are well on our way. So what is a MOOC?

Connected Admin » Mobile Technology at the University of Washington – It is about the community

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Connected Admin A School Administrator explores the use of technology in Education RSS Feed Home About Mobile Technology at the University of Washington – It is about the community By Connected Admin , December 27, 2009 The University of Washington has embraced the delivery of mobile content for it's faculty and students. Tags: Washington university access iPhone

mobile phones: the e-readers of choice in South Africa

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have blogged about m-uBuntu before – a growing family of schools in South Africa who are using “cell phones” to transform how they teach. We have been out there a few times, and were very excited to hear it being reported on by “The Word”, a US radio channel who spent a while in Cape Town visiting two great mobile literacy projects there: M4Lit – Mobile Phones for Literacy. Championed by the excellent Steve, Ana & Marion at the University of Cape Town m-Ubuntu – Helping transform teaching in impoverished classrooms, and empower resource-poor teachers.

The Mobile Learner

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Most common words include nation, America & change Blogroll CanuckHistory Cell Phones in Learning Mobile Learning Moving At The Speed of Creativity Portable PD PortableRadio.ca Lift the Cell Phone Ban: Hosted on the Scholastic website, this article is a plea to lift the ban on cell phones in schools and to use these devices to help students learn.

#Phd journey and shifts in punk identity

Ignatia Webs

On a technological side, the learning solutions varied from developing tech solutions for wap-enabled basic phones to smartphones, to mobile MOOC for any type of device, and embracing major MOOC platforms like FutureLearn right now as well. Now, just find an institute, university, or someone that wants to hire me. If I get my PhD, then who am I? No more, no less. Ah, a challenge!

March Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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Top Items: Cell Phone Conferencing A Free Tool for Teaching! Here is the monthly top ten list for cc.mlearnopedia.com from March. Enjoy.

Text Message Reminders Increase Vaccination Rates Among Low-Income Populations

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However, they also acknowledge the limitations of such systems, which typically rely on phone calls and direct mail. recent study by researchers at Columbia University builds on several earlier investigations (see here , here , and here ) that found text message reminders to be an effective means for increasing vaccination rates in low-income populations. So is there a better way?

eModeration Station » Mobile learning #1: The big picture

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This Guardian Weekly article , for example, reports on the massive rise of mobile phone use in Africa. 2 The language learning picture. Even the simplest mobile devices such as low-end mobile phones (which are not necessarily Internet enabled) allow access to learning content via SMS, as the BBC Janala project in Bangladesh shows. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This!

American Journal of Public Health Shows How Mobile Health Campaigns Can Reach Underserved Populations

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Americans living in or near poverty are more likely to live in cell phone-only households (no fixed phone line), and those living in cell phone-only households are more likely to have experienced numerous barriers to health care,” the journal writes. In response, the CDC worked with Voxiva, Johnson & Johnson, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies and the CTIA to create a campaign that could reach mothers on the device that every demographic has access to– the mobile phone. Ultimately more than 320,000 people enrolled between February 2010 and March 2012.

Going Mobile: Debating and Using Cellphones in School - The Learning Network Blog - NYTimes.com

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In this lesson, students learn about innovative uses of cellphone technology and applications in the developing world, then explore how their phones can be used as learning tools. Millions of others are beyond the phone, so to speak: though they own one and use it, they also own other devices, and the phone is not be-all-end-all. He was watching a video of House on his phone.

Mobiles, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Merge — MobileBeyond

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As mobile smart phone applications, mobile data, the wireless Internet and smartphones morphed into location aware systems, the need for augmented reality disappeared. Primitive hand held devices, once called PDA’s, phones, tablets , disappeared. Previous post: Cell Phone Plans: Will U.S. All became real. Reality became anything people wanted it to be. Read more.

Province, industry, and university partner for mobile learning research | Tony Bates

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iCORE is providing $760,000 over five years, Athabasca University is contributing $1.6 ’ Written by tony2 · Filed Under Events , Technology , geolocation , mobile learning Tagged: 2009 , Alberta , Athabasca University , iCORE , k , Kinshuk , Malkin , mobile learning , Xerox Canada Comments Got something to say? million, Xerox Canada is contributing $310,000, and Allan Markin is contributing $450,000.’ et al. 2008) The Tower and the Cloud Kimberly on Laptops in lectures Blog@UOe-L » Blog Archive » Laptops nas aulas teórias?

Help High School Graduates Attend College with Summer Text Message Programs

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The college application process offers schools an easy way to reach students and ask for consent to send text messages to their cell phones. The University of Maryland’s FSNE program sent healthy living messages to lower income families and found that 95% of parents changed their behaviors. Simplify the college enrollment process with helpful text messages.

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Dial M for Mobile

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Thanks to Kristen Beattie for pointing me to Dial M for Mobile , a very nice article about the potential for mobile phone use in schools, while also explaining some of the concerns. Kolb) "The average cell phone today has more computing power than many of the computers of a few years ago, and many are equipped with video recorders, cameras, and other features.

June Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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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.

Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow | MobileBehavior

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But while mobile phones have been  blamed for an increase in exam cheating ,  SMS has been praised for helping students learn to spell. Marys City School in Ohio ,  mobile phones are embraced, not banished from being used in the classroom. Marys, many in higher education are jumping on board; Columbia Universitys Teacher College  sees cell phones as the next great learning tool.