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How Teachers Are Using Mobile Technology Classrooms and Outside of School

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PEW Internet and American Life Project has just published the results of their study on how teachers in grades 6-12 are using technology. A few highlights of the study include. Just 18% feel they know more than their students

5 Take-aways from the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Webinar

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The 2016 UNESCO Mobile Learning Week kicked off on Monday with a webinar entitled Innovation and quality: Two sides of the same coin? The virtual event, held in partnership with Education Fast Forward, debated the extent to which mobile technology can strengthen the quality of education and facilitate learning. When the pedagogy is effective, so is the (mobile) learning.

Computers aren’t so special anymore, but the kids may be better off: An introduction to mobile ‘appliance computing’ in Queensland schools

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Several recent reports have shown that Australia has just about the highest uptake of smartphones and ‘mobile’ computers in the world. In Queensland, Optus reported that by October 2011, 55% of regional phone owners (traditionally a sector that lags behind in gadget adoption) had a smartphone ([link]. phone? Future mlearn Australia iPad mobile phone OLPC queensland XO

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. Young people writing mobile stories. Our m-Ubuntu project in South Africa hits the news in USA! You can here the recording here: Well done the the m-uBuntu team!

mLearning-World.com: XM on Mobile Phones

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, August 11, 2006 XM on Mobile Phones The other day, I mentioned that Alltel had made a huge leap by providing podcasting service for mobile phones. As if this wasnt good enough, Alltel jumps ahead of the competition again offering XM on mobile phones.

Mobile Phone Video Challenge.Film on the Fly

Cell Phones in Learning

Yesterday I ran across a twitter post by Hall Davidson about a very interesting mobile phone video challenge sponsored by a local PBS station in California called Film on the Fly. On February 7th, 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!

mLearning-World.com: 20 Ideas: Getting students to use their mobile phones as learning tools- by Doug Belshaw

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Eleven years later, of course, my mobile phone has a processor at least three times as fast as that. One thing you can almost guarantee is that pretty much every student you come across will have a mobile phone. Over the last few months I’ve covered quite a few ways in which mobile phone can be used in the classroom. QR: what’s that? 3.

iPad: three intriguing early apps for the classroom

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If a major technology company like Apple can launch a new mobile device and only 1 month later find itself selling more of them than it does of its desktops and laptops, and when a recent survey showed that more kids owned mobile phones than books, I’d say perhaps the move to a world of ubiquitous computing is getting closer. The app I’m using is Big! Browser. 3.

The Mobile Learner » Twitter + Mobile Phone: Incorporating Web Tools and Mobile Devices

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new issue of free #mobile journal and Learning #Analytics newsletter

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Just sharing two new free options (one journal and one newsletter) that are filled with interesting articles on mobile learning (including a focus on lab experiments) and learning analytics (including a regional viewpoint). data eLearning learning analytics mobile learning online learning researchBillaud, M. Pic, D. Kim - the [link] site.

Easy and Free mobile classroom website resources and ideas

Cell Phones in Learning

I have run across two new FREE sites for developing mobile-friendly webpages. Both are mobile-web friendly and easy to navigate on any basic cell phone with web access (of course, check your plans for mobile web fees). Mobilemo allows you to use their templates (which does include lots of options) to create your mobile website. There are some nice "moderator" features for the teacher in charge of the mobile site, such as restricting comments, or turning off the guest book. First, Mobilemo has both a free account and premium account. ubik mobilemo

Easy and Free mobile classroom website resources and ideas

Cell Phones in Learning

I have run across two new FREE sites for developing mobile-friendly webpages. Both are mobile-web friendly and easy to navigate on any basic cell phone with web access (of course, check your plans for mobile web fees). Mobilemo allows you to use their templates (which does include lots of options) to create your mobile website. There are some nice "moderator" features for the teacher in charge of the mobile site, such as restricting comments, or turning off the guest book. First, Mobilemo has both a free account and premium account.

Language practice using mobile phones | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Language practice using mobile phones 1 09 2006 Ewan McIntosh highlights a post by Lynne from Tobermoryhs , where she relates “how her students have been practicing French speaking skills on their mobile phones, including a great game – how long can you spend speaking on the phone… in the foreign language&#. Using Twitter in the classroom The iPad and its impact on m-learning. Ubiquette.

Mobile Learning: A 6th Reading List

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It has been over one year since I last provided a list of recent articles/blog posts that I have read that have helped to develop my thinking on the topic of to mobile learning.  Links to the other reading lists: Mobile Learning: A Brief Reading List. Mobile Learning: Another Brief Reading List. Mobile Learning: A 3rd Reading List. Mobile Learning: A 4th Reading List. Mobile Learning: A 5th Reading List. Below is the 6th list in this series of lists.  edushifts mlearning mobilelearning

StudyCell – Mobile Phone Flashcards | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact StudyCell – Mobile Phone Flashcards 28 06 2006 StudyCell, a company specialising in mobile-phone-based flashcards and formative assessment quizzes, today announced it has surpassed the 10,000 downloads mark. Their site, at [link] , allows students to download a number of free “flashcard&# games to their mobile phone, which will test them on subjects including several languages, mathematics, and even movie trivia.

Future of #mLearning inspiring ideas @dave_parsons

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Imagine a future world where mobile learning is intuitive. His paper swooped me from one train of thought to another, adding new insights, challenging old ideas and reshuffling current mobile learning ''facts''. 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. from mLearning.

Free #research papers on #mLearning from mLearn conference

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augmented learning pedagogy mobile mLearning research mobile learning health diabetes conferencesToday the free proceedings of the mLearn2012 conference that was organized in Helsinki were put online. For all that want to get a peek into recent research, it is a blast!

Mobile phone translates English to Japanese | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Mobile phone translates English to Japanese 5 09 2006 Here’s a cool bit of software for (Japanese) language teachers, reported by Slashphone. Mediaseek just announced a mobile phone application called “Camera Dictionary&# (Kamera Jiten), which uses a cellphone’s built-in camera to scan and translate words into Japanese. Using Twitter in the classroom The iPad and its impact on m-learning. Ubiquette.

Just Another Mobile Phone Blog: St. Marys City Schools In Ohio, Verizon Wireless And GoKnow! Bring Wireless Technology To The Classroom

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Bring Wireless Technology To The Classroom Verizon Wireless and GoKnow! Mobile Learning Software Pilot Project Delivers Improved Test Scores within the School District. Inc., a provider of educational software designed specifically for mobile devices, the St. The district is currently the largest in the country to deploy mobile learning devices. About St. About GoKnow!,

E-learning on Mobile Phones | MoSo Technology Blog

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» E-learning on Mobile Phones by Cyprien E-learning on Mobile Phones The main advantage of E-learning is independence of both location and time. Using technological devices such as Mobile phones can solve these types of problems. For example, globally mobile phones are being widely used and the number of users is still increasing. Crazy!

#unesco_mlw Mike Sharples on #mLearning pedagogies

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Appropriate pedagogy and learning with mobile phones. He gave an overview of different learning models for mobile learning. We need to look at education that could not be done in traditional education before, that is the strength of learning with mobile devices. One important remark: the public empowerment potential of mobile devices is an incredible strong point for learning (formal and informal). For instance landscape learning with 3D models, mobile devices with augmented reality capacities. This was a successful mLearning project in Chili.

You are Never Alone » Mobile phones - powerful learning aids?

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You are Never Alone communicate and collaborate in an online world Skip navigation About « Digital Diversity: ACEC2010 in Melbourne Blog Action Day 09 - Climate Change » Mobile phones - powerful learning aids? It encourages teachers to allow students to use their phones in classes for educational purposes. course in mobile phone use, integrated into the curriculum?

Future trends in #mobile technology what can we expect in the next 5, 10, 15 years #unesco_mlw

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He focuses on success stories from his projects with children around the world while using mobile devices. He speaks with such enthusiasm, that he sounds like a promotional movie for mobile learning created at Stanford. In the next 15 years, we will no longer have mobile phones, innovations evolve towards embedded technologies. Now we see electronic pads, mobile devices.

Mobile Learning: A 5th Reading List

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Here are 10 of the more recent articles and blog posts that I have read concerning mobile learning. Links to the other 4 lists can be found at the bottom of this blog post. 1) 10 Reasons to Ban Pens and Pencils in the Class – A blog post that turns the criticisms applied to mobile devices on their heads by applying them to the ageless tools of the traditional classroom – Pens and Pencils. 2) How Young is Too Young? Mobile Technologies and Young Children – An article on the use of mobile technologies by very young children. 

eModeration Station » Mobile learning #1: The big picture

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The sale and use of mobile handheld devices has soared over the last few years. The 2010 Horizon Report predicts that mobile technology will be mainstream by the end of this year. This Guardian Weekly article , for example, reports on the massive rise of mobile phone use in Africa. 2 The language learning picture. IATEFL online interview about mobile learning with me.

mLearning-World.com: Script to Detect iPhone and Blackberry

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Wednesday, July 02, 2008 Script to Detect iPhone and Blackberry The most visited post at mLearning -World.com is my scripts for how to detect if a visitor is hitting your site with a mobile phone and redirect them to a mobile friendly version of this website (at 2 mlearn.

The big issue: mobile phones in class | CompareMobiles.com

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CompareMobiles.com Impartial Mobile Phone Reviews, News, Deals, Info & Consumer Comments. think it’s pointless not to allow children to have their phones in school. Phones are banned in our school for the pupils but some of the teachers are on their mobiles 24/7. I don’t see why they can when they are supposed to be busy with work and we can’t because we are supposed to be busy with our education. think everyone should have their phones out on the desk, then teachers can see if people are texting and wasting their education.

Mobile phones as cultural resources for learning | Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch

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“Outside the classroom learners are building up new rich media literacies as they create their own habitus of learning in everyday life. It is proposed that mobile devices be considered as cultural resources, which belong to everyday life as well as school. We propose that schools should, and ultimately must, recognise and embrace this change. Theme: Ocean Mist by Ed Merritt.

A bright future for mobiles in schools? Yes.

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//Rather than just reporting on what others have been saying about this new frontier in mLearning - that being kids using their own mobile phones for learning - I’ve written my own paper dealing with policy responses from schools and Education departments. Policy before practice: Reactions, Revisions & Recommendations for the educational use of mobile phones. This paper aims to examine the reactions of current policy to the presence of mobile phones in education and then detail emerging examples of their use to enhance learning. Enjoy! ? jnald2@eq.edu.au

mLearning-World.com: Promote your mLearning Work

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Monday, February 05, 2007 Promote your mLearning Work H as your organization developed a training program specifically to push to mobile devices such as mobile phones or iPods ? From mLearnopedia: April - June Hot List: Mobile L. learing+2.0 Training. iTunes 7.7

IAmLearn #mobile newsletter is out: research, ethics, CfP @IAMLorg

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One of the academically most influential mobile learning organisations IAmLearn , has just released the first issue of their mLearning newsletter. The newsletter begins with an overview of the changes in the organisation, and continues with some insights from mobile experts, and philosophical ideas with regard to mobile learning. via JISC.

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mLearning-World.com: M-Learning in India

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attribute this to the fact that not everyone is wired, so mobile phones have exploded as the primary communications device. Now, learn through your mobile phones Barkha Shah / Hyderabad August 09, 2006 Learning has just acquired a new – nimbler – form. ► 07/04 - 07/11 (3) eLearning Kindle eBook From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning: Speak U.

mLearning-World.com: mLearning World on your Mobile

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, December 15, 2006 mLearning World on your Mobile mLearning World on your Mobile MLearning-World.com now has a URL just for your mobile phone. ► 07/04 - 07/11 (3) eLearning Kindle eBook From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning: Speak U. Training.

Scanning the status of #mLearning across the globe #unesco_mlw

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The phenomenal rise in mobile devices and mobile subscriptions, bigger then than textbooks, toilets. For instance, South Africa is mobile rich, but textbooks poor. Also alludes to Arabic spring as a good example of the impact of learning , most mathematics are currently learned outside of the classroom in South-Africa (mobile math projects, e.g. momath).

The World’s First M-School? | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact The World’s First M-School? …The traditional classroom concept will disappear, replaced by “learning spaces&#. “The walls of a classroom become redundant because students are able to access real-time, any-time learning.&# “It will be an e-learning environment using m-learning [mobile technology] tools.&# Using Twitter in the classroom The iPad and its impact on m-learning. Ubiquette.

Mobile learning: How to choose the best apps

Steve Vosloo

The use of mobile devices to support learning is finally coming of age. While the uptake of mobile phones has been staggering – a full third of South Africans now owns a smartphone – their application in education has, by and large, been limited at scale. Mobile devices, phones in particular, have often been viewed as the antithesis of education. Results showed that 80% of learners have access to a smart phone and that 42% of learners plan to buy educational apps in the next two years. Uncategorized apps mobile mobile learning x-kit achieve mobile

Blogphilosophy: Microsoft's #Hololens, the #augmented journey

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metaio ) becomes possible through the use of mobile phones with apps. Mobility as a driver The roll out of mobile technology and mobile devices was crucial for sending augmented reality out into the real, mainstream world. And those same mobile devices had something that would increase augmented options: the mobile device sensors. hololens computer.

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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? But in a recent fit of (late) spring cleaning, I decided to sort out my mobile learning bookmarks in delicious, in preparation for some research I’m doing on the topic. You can allow students to take home the mobile devices.

mLearning-World.com: The Learning Circuits Blog: 20% of most groups of students are mentally dropped out

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► 07/04 - 07/11 (3) eLearning Kindle eBook From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning: Speak U. From mLearnopedia: April - June Hot List: Mobile L. ► 06/27 - 07/04 (2) Mobile Learning: A 4th Reading List Ignatia Webs: What to take into account when chosi. Is this the fault of students- often attributed to ADD or some other illness? Use your iPod/iTouch/iPhone to.

Ring in the Changes: Study by Mobile Phone with RDI in the New Yea

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Online media centre Press releases Image library RSS news feed  Using the RSS feed  Press release & media centre provided for Resource Development International (RDI)by press dispensary For more information click here or call 0845 430 4433 Print release PDA-friendly Ring in the Changes: Study by Mobile Phone with RDI in the New Year Dr P Hallam and ilearn mobile December 15, 2008 - Press Dispensary - Resource Development International ( RDI) , the worlds largest independent provider of UK university distance learning qualifications, is ringing the changes for the New Year.