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The Multi-device World Is Evolving!

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It’s no secret that we live in a multi-device world. Mobile Learning elearning in a multi-device world Multi Screen World Multi-device WorldGoogle was one of the first to talk about this in its 2012 report titled ‘The Multi Screen World’ However, since the publishing of the Google report, the world has changed quite a bit. Let’s have a look at 3 key trends that indicate this […].

Why Recycling Our Mobile Devices Is Critical

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The post Why Recycling Our Mobile Devices Is Critical appeared first on Float. Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy circular economy recycling reuse virtualizationThe enterprise plays a pivotal role in the move away from the “take-make-dispose” pattern of product manufacturing and toward a “reduce, reuse, recover, and recycle” strategy.

5 Key Considerations for Multi-Device Testing

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Ensuring that your multi-device eLearning runs consistently and smoothly across the identified range of devices, screen sizes, browsers, and platforms is crucial to deliver an engaging and consistent learning experience for your users. But the sheer number of device-OS-browser combinations and the set of test parameters which need to be checked for EACH combination make […]. Mobile Learning Responsive Learning Design Multi-device Testing

Types of Multi-device Experiences

Upside Learning

A couple of months ago I had written about how the multi-device world is evolving. The most common way to address the multi-device situation in the learning domain is to create responsive eLearning. Something like this – Here the content re-organizes itself as per the form factor of the device. Mobile Learning Designing Multi-Device Experiences Types of Multi-device ExperiencesBut is this the only […].

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.

Healthcare…Mobile devices…lessons for learning?

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Two questions: Do you let employees use their personal mobile devices for learning?  How do you protect company information on their device? Does he wait until I report updates or does it come to his mobile device he uses to check his vacation property and personal stock updates? Well, Forbes gave me some insight today.   The article, “Doing More with Mobile Devices in Healthcare: Eliminating the Security Compromise.”  I Here are the highlights: Use of personal devices for work use: . Why are we waiting to share information face-to-face? link].

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) – Being Practical About Mobile Learning

The Mobile Learner

After all, if, in publicly funded education, if we are going to serve the needs of all students, we need to provide equal access to devices to all students and equal access often comes at a high price – especially when equal access means purchasing computers. More recently, the conversation has shifted from purchasing computers to purchasing mobile devices

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.

ASTD TK2014: Leveraging Devices to Create Amazing Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

Chad Udell presents two sessions on the unique affordances of mobile devices at ASTD TechKnowledge 2014 in Las Vegas. Conferences ASTD ASTD TechKnowledge

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) – Being Practical About Mobile Learning

The Mobile Learner

After all, if, in publicly funded education, if we are going to serve the needs of all students, we need to provide equal access to devices to all students and equal access often comes at a high price – especially when equal access means purchasing computers. More recently, the conversation has shifted from purchasing computers to purchasing mobile devices

How to choose a #mobile device for #mLearning purposes

Ignatia Webs

The amount of features you want to use will also allow you to purchase a low or high cost smartphone or mobile device. Smartphones First of all if you are a tech savvy person you could go for a less expensive device which has all the options of the iPhone and more, for the iPhone costs a lot, yet is similar to many other mobile phones that are cheaper. Or is it of interest to you?

How To Bring Mobile Devices To Their Senses And Extend Our Performance

Float Mobile Learning

The post How To Bring Mobile Devices To Their Senses And Extend Our Performance appeared first on Float. All five of our senses can be replicated by computers. Mobile technologies, in particular, can detect even more. So how does this phenomenon help with human performance? Industry News Mobile Development Pedagogy and Learning computer vision geolocation magnetoreception Project Tango TAO

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mLearning is Bigger than Mobile Devices. The “m” is for Multiscreen.

mLearning Revolution

Here’s how Wikipedia defines mLearning today: Any sort of learning that happens when the learner is not at a fixed, predetermined location, or learning that happens when the learner takes advantage of the learning opportunities offered by mobile technologies. [1]  In other words mobile learning decreases limitation of learning location with the mobility of general portable devices

Mobile Devices: Breaking Through the Walled Garden

The Mobile Learner

I am a fan of the HowStuffWorks podcast “Stuff You Should Know” Recently, I listened to the episode titled, “What’s The Future of the Internet” and the discussion on net neutrality and the walled garden of devices got me thinking about how device and OS manufacturers are restricting our experience of the Internet and the implication this could have to learning in general and mobile learning in particular. There’s Apple and their iOS platform and there are the other devices that use Android. Let me provide a little context.

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.

Three Ways to Use Mobile Devices in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

Yet, the most common question is – how do we actually use it in workplace? I’m of the opinion that there are 3 primary types of usage for mobile devices in the context of learning. 1. Mobile devices are perfect to add to a blend in your training program. Mobile device based follow-up could increase retention and aid application of knowledge and skills. 2.

John Traxler with questions on the global impact of #mobile devices #mobimooc

Ignatia Webs

The webinar on the global impact of mobile devices was given by John Traxler, focusing on some of the ethical and philosopical issues surrounding the global impact of using mobile devices that are manufactured in the North and bring the Northern pedagogy to all regions of the world. Yesterday was again an enlightening day at MobiMOOC.

Video: mLearning Devices and Special Needs Students

The Mobile Learner

This 6 minute video shows how mobile learning devices are being used with special needs students to help them communicate and to help them learn. differentiatedinstruction edushifts mlearning mobilelearning video

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What To Do When Sales Team Members Use Mobile Devices For Personal Use

Float Mobile Learning

The real problem isn''t accessing social media or using devices for personal reasons. Let them. Rather, it''s about making sure they''re still achieving the tasks and goals expected of them. Mobile Strategy byod personal use policy social media

Mobile Devices: Breaking Through the Walled Garden

The Mobile Learner

I am a fan of the HowStuffWorks podcast “Stuff You Should Know” Recently, I listened to the episode titled, “What’s The Future of the Internet” and the discussion on net neutrality and the walled garden of devices got me thinking about how device and OS manufacturers are restricting our experience of the Internet and the implication this could have to learning in general and mobile learning in particular. There’s Apple and their iOS platform and there are the other devices that use Android. Let me provide a little context.

Goldilocks and the Three Mobile Devices

Float Mobile Learning

Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Goldilocks. She went for a walk in the forest. She was enjoying her walk and wanted to listen to some [.]. Mobile Development Mobile Technology resolution screen size

The Unique Affordances of Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Development Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy cloud storage geolocation instructional design learning technologies mobile affordances mobile device cameras mobile device sensors With more than 20 unique affordances, mobile learning designers and developers should work toward understanding the potentially complex possibilities available to them.

Video: mLearning Devices and Special Needs Students

The Mobile Learner

This 6 minute video shows how mobile learning devices are being used with special needs students to help them communicate and to help them learn. differentiatedinstruction edushifts mlearning mobilelearning video

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Employing Mobile Device Sensors for Enhanced Learning Experiences

Float Mobile Learning

Float''s August 2013 mobile learning newsletter looks at using sensors house in your mobile devices to enhance learning. Newsletter Pedagogy and Learning mobile affordances mobile device sensors Wayfiler

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

Mobile Devices in the Classroom: is this really mobile learning?

Float Mobile Learning

In my first post for this blog, on Aug. 8th, I outlined how the definition of mobile learning has changed over the last 15 years or so. We have moved [.]. Pedagogy and Learning

Developing Mobile Learning: Which Device Are Your Targeting?

Upside Learning

When you are getting started with mobile learning one of the decision you’ll have to make is which device(s) to target. iPhone will not be THE device to target. In a SWOT Analysis of Mobile Learning we posted earlier this week, we listed this as one of the weaknesses of mobile learning as it stands today. Fragmented market and no real common development platform make this a serious hindrance to mobile learning adoption. Here’s a forecast from Gartner about how the smart phone market could look like in 2015. Source: Gartner April 2011. Swallow this with a pinch of salt!

Using Cameras as Powerful Mobile Learning Tools

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Devices Pedagogy and Learning cameras for learning mobile device cameras smartphone cameras tablet cameras Mobile affords us the opportunity to use cameras in our smartphones and tablets to engage users in learning.

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

Ignatia Webs

The amount of features you want to use will also allow you to purchase a low or high cost smartphone or mobile device. First of all if you are a tech savvy person you could go for a less expensive device which has all the options of the iPhone and more, for the iPhone costs a lot, yet is similar to many other mobile phones that are cheaper. Or is it of interest to you?

10 Reasons Why Mobile Learning Is More Secure Than Desktop Learning

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy enterprise security mam mdm mobile analytics mobile application management mobile authentication mobile data protection mobile device management mobile management strategy mobile security Get up to speed on how to secure your mobile learning efforts, ensure your data is safe, and track and record usage.

3 Examples of How to Use Google Glass for Performance Support

Float Mobile Learning

Industry News Mobile Devices Google Glass performance support Firefighters, surgeons, and medical professionals are some of the first to pilot Google Glass to help them do their jobs better.

3 Augmented Reality Smart Glasses You Should Know About

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Apps Mobile Devices Research Android augmented reality Epson Moverio Google Glass ODG R-6 smart glasses wearables Smart glasses can be used to improve employee performance. In this first of three posts, we review the hardware with which we''ve been experimenting.

Infographic: The TAO of Enterprise Mobility

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Industry News Mobile Apps Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy Press affordances cup of joe blog infographic mobile affordances organizations TAO technologiesNo matter how fancy they appear to be, most mobile solutions are derived from 3 key ingredients: technologies, affordances, and organizational change. The post Infographic: The TAO of Enterprise Mobility appeared first on Float.

This Week in mLearning Podcast – Episode 6 – Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

mLearning Revolution

Tips for developing a BYOD strategy. 8- What does this mean to eLearning developers? 9-  Webinar “ Learning Interactions On Mobile Devices. What Works? What Doesn’t? held on 15th May, 2012 and hosted by   Robert Gadd. 10- Apps of the week: Prezi Viewer for iPad and Skitch for iPad. Your browser does not support the audio element. Send to Kindle. Mobile Learning Podcast BYOD mLearning

Using Mobile Devices to Increase Community Engagement

The Mobile Learner

After blogging about the use of mobile devices from the perspective of classroom instruction and student learning for over five years, I now find myself considering how these same tools that can be used to help students learn can also be used to strengthen the home-school connection. This makes it difficult to know what the depth and breadth of use is after only 5 weeks of tweeting.

Multichannel Retail Requires Smart Use Of Enterprise Mobile Information Technologies

Float Mobile Learning

Industry News Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy omnichannel retailPwC says 86% of people shop across at least two channels, while 25% use up to five channels to shop. IDC finds multichannel shoppers are more valuable. The post Multichannel Retail Requires Smart Use Of Enterprise Mobile Information Technologies appeared first on Float.

4 Challenges Designing Augmented Reality Applications for Smart Glasses

Float Mobile Learning

The transition from desktop to mobile computing required a new approach, and so does the transition from traditional mobile devices to smart glasses and other wearable technology. Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy augmented reality Google Glass intent ODG R-6 smart glasses

9 Ways Smart Glasses Can Increase Employee Productivity

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Apps Mobile Devices augmented reality enterprise mobile learning Epson Moverio Google Glass ODG R-6 smart glasses workplace performanceEnterprise applications for augmented reality are here, enabling businesses to be more productive. From work site safety to sales, here's how smart glasses can help you.

Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement

Upside Learning

Trawling through my feeds across various social media, I’ve been noticing a spurt in the number of discussions around the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) movement. Bring Your Own Device’ or BYOD, refers to an organizations employees using their personal devices (usually Smartphones/Tablets) at the workplace to access company resources for business use. What makes BYOD popular?

Research: New Uses for Mobile Devices in Healthcare

Float Mobile Learning

Research EHR EMR Float Mobile Learning Primer health care hospitals mam mdm mhealth-tag mobile application management mobile device management mobile medicineYesterday, we announced the release of the final series of our healthcare research. Throughout the rest of this week, we’ll preview what these documents contain. The wonderful thing about tablets such [.].