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Solar power for your small and big mobile devices!

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With the SolarGorilla (137£) you can charge a wide variety of laptops and mobile devices straight from the USB-port. PowerMonkey eXplorer If the above package is too much and you only need to charge your mobile devices, it suffices to use the PowerMonkey eXplorer (64£). Tags: mobile technology sustainable energy ah, what bliss! Techies: capacity: 500mAh @ 20V or 5V.

The Mobile Learning Ecosystem I – 10 Important Questions

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Mobile technology penetration is racing ahead in the corporate workplace, with the BYOD (bring your own device) movement affecting companies in varied ways. So this type of energy must exist in a learning network, used to generate value in the network. Agents in the network must have the ability to utilize this energy to produce ‘objects’ of value.

Supporting Outstanding Young Persons by voting #jcinews

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Some of us come from humble beginnings, some of us face hardship in all sorts of ways but learn to overcome them, others pave their way towards a self-set dream with such energy that it inspires others. But I admit to voting for some others too, as support is good energy to share. It is difficult to turn life around. Every nation has its heroes. She inspires, listens and supports.

Use Smartphones in class, say school principals

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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. Recognizing the educational value of encouraging such behaviors, many school leaders have shifted their energies from limiting the use of these technologies to limiting their abuse. Very impressive!

Launch of the Really Useful #EdTechBook #elearning enthusiasts

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The formidable, and project superman David Hopkins pulled this astonishing work off with an energy and motivation that is purely magical (and courageous, as he needed to keep 16 volunteering writers on a very tight schedule). Today is the day that the Really Useful #EdTechBook is launched (at 9.00 am London time ). So what is the book about? Price Paperback: $29.99 / £19.99 / €24.99

Richard Clark: mLearning on multiple devices: a practical guide at mLearnCon

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very intelligent and sharp minded man with glasses, with kind gestures to give energy to his words, mainly elaborating with iPhone examples. Again blogging live, so excuse me for short sentences, mistypes. He will talk about strategy if you want to make native, or near to native applications. First: what role do these mobile phones play in your strategy? what is it aimed for?

#Phd journey and shifts in punk identity

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This might sound funny, but honestly, when looking for a job I just freeze. I do not feel I can charge forward like some lunatic Donna Quichotta, battling all the usual suspects/job seekers by mowing them down with my lack of formal education, and most of all raw energy. Learning is a constant journey, a lifelong journey and that is a true fact when I look at my life. No more, no less.

Joining the debate on #OECD report on students, computers and learning

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Of course debating the use or (ab)use of computers for education, has many similarities with use or (ab)use of mobile devices for learning/training, use or (ab)use of radio/television for educational purposes. their present state of being (character, energy.). Some extra debates started to emerge. Feels like an interpretation of an interpretation, but. The PISA test. Of course not.

Open Standards for m-learning?

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The first step is to clarify exactly where you want to sit on the "native app, one device" "simple media, all devices" spectrum. I'll try to explain this a little more clearly, below We package our learning content into small, zipped packages of html5, ensuring all media files are formatted to play on all targeted devices. If I build for an iPhone, what about Android?

#DigiWriMo who am I, my alternative CV

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Loving action and challenge I need multiple actions to have the feeling that I am doing something (building mobile learning options across various expensive as well asrelatively cheap mobile devices , playing in a samba band while reviewing movies). love those moments of complete, focused energy. An answer to the first DigiWriMo challenge: to create an alternative CV.

Call for #papers on #elearning: 4 calls 4 continents

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Online learning is happening all around the globe, so why not connect to all the different continents and get a local feel while you are there. How do they describe the event: HICSS-46 offers a unique, highly interactive and professionally challenging environment that attendees find "very helpful -- lots of different perspectives and ideas as a result of discussion."

New Podcast - "This Week in mLearning"

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We've already recorded and published our first episode and I welcome the readers of this blog to subscribe to this series where we hope to share leading news stories and happenings across the world of mobile devices and apps in general and Training and Development initiatives in particular. It should prove to be fun, engaging and hopefully beneficial to all who invest their time to listen.

html5 is growing, and this looks like a good e/mLearning solution

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They have focused their recent energy on coming up with an authoring tool that allows instructional designers to deliver content across multiple devices while keeping the same content logic, though formatting the content towards the device that is connecting to that content. The tool uses html5 whenever a mobile device connects to the content. it is really worth a look.

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2010: mLearning Year in Review

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Several more of the Tier 2/Tier 3 LMS vendors also “tossed their hat in the ring” (or towards it anyway) announcing some way of publishing content so it could appear via a mobile browser on the iPhones , iPads and Android device trying to capture a few of their most “loyal fans” in learning land. A.K.A. How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out! Validated (“Double”). Validated (“Triple”).

4 calls for #papers on #mLearning and #eLearning

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Happy New Year to all of you! Slowly getting up to speed for a wonderful 2012: working on a new online feature (thanks to Stephen Downes)… which takes more time than expected, but hoping to get it launched in the next couple of weeks. All of which I will share as work progresses. But to start the year: the new call for papers! EDEN Annual Conference Deadline for submissions : 10 February 2012 Conference dates : 6 - 9 June Location: Porto, Portugal, Europe. That will be implemented through the EDEN Members Portal: the NAP area on the web. Topics: www.scirp.org/Journal/AimScope.aspx?JournalID=104

Mobile Augmented Reality – A Brief Overview

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Students can now use their mobile device as an interface to the virtual world while walking through the real world.  A new “Mobile Augmented Reality Browser” called Layar captures the real world through the mobile device’s video capture capability and provides information about the objects through real-time searches and connections to social networks. GE recently launched a website to teach customers about its’ efforts in alternative energy.  . The integration of innovative technology in learning has always been a goal of educators. For a demo, check out this video.

Mobile Learning in India

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Six in ten people (more than 4 billion individuals) around the world are carrying a powerful computing device in their pockets and purses. They don’t realize it, but today’s mobile phones have the computing power of a personal computer from the mid-nineties, while consuming a fraction of the energy and are made at significantly lower cost. Viewed simply; phones are capable of : 1.

Mobile learning: Ready or not! | Keeping Pace

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The report also notes that “students no longer view their school’s Internet filters as a primary barrier to using technology at school; but rather, the primary barrier is the inability to use their own devices, such as cell phones, smartphones, MP3 players, laptops or net books.”  Why don’t we give them a constructive outlet for this energy? Dr. Joan E.

The Mobile Learner

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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. Doctors are using mobile devices to search for reference information or to prescribe medications.  Paper agendas are static devices that don’t actively work with individuals to remember to get things done. 

Mobiles are not mobile

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Although we call mobile devices mobile, in a lot of rural areas this is not always the case. We want to give learners in rural or low resource areas a complete mobile solution that makes them independent of energy sources and is sustainable. The idea of our project is to use mobile devices in remote areas and assure sustainability.

John Traxler on academic and corporate mLearning in a Global context

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PDA pilot study: Green energy in th Lake District (Sellafield Nuclear Site): field study mobile course, capturing measurements with mobile data capturing (saves time and gains on accuracy). Mobile devices also allow contextualized knowledge, so you can talk (postmodern) that content is now very fractured, detailed. With some interesting speakers and presenters.

E-Learning Queen: Mobile Learning: Is It Doing What It’s Supposed To?

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Smartphones and other handheld devices are much more powerful and more flexible than ever. ► Apr 14 (1) Teacher Roundtable: Good Deeds Societies ► Apr 07 (1) The Energy Farm Concept for Small and Medium Produ. The edublog emphasizes real-world e-learning issues and appropriate uses of emerging technologies. Who is the Queen? You are, dear reader. in Geology, M.A. and Ph.D.

The touchscreen XO – a (p)review & update on OLPC Australia

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Once hyped as the ‘$100 laptop’ at at time when such machines cost many hundreds more, the final manufacturing price of the XO-1 was closer to $200 plus – but even so the impact of the XO’s development was enough to shock traditional computer companies such as Intel and Microsoft into helping birth the netbook and focusing on emerging markers with new energy. An upgraded XO-1.5

The Cloud and the power cut

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The latter was true, the former distinctly not. I’ve got an energy monitor that displays your current (badum tish) energy consumption, my normal evening power draw is circa 200-300 watts, when the surge hit it spiked to well over 1.4kw, it continued to spike in this manner for over 20 minutes. However with no power I couldn’t check to see if anything was broken, so I went to bed.

#dl10 All of our voices on Thornton May's speech on the New Know

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First question: which historical moment is closely resembles the situation we find ourselves in today: Change behavior, the energy of the room went up after getting this question. Ever since the times of Socrates, no hiding in the back of the class.” He runs up and down the room, pushes his energy on the responders he chooses to give answers to the questions he poses, and gets the room animated. New way of working, learning, and more sensitive of device needs for learners. The new Know: innovation powered by analytics is the book he wrote, must be great fun to read.

Addressing Some Critiques of Mobile Learning

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Throughout the many posts on this blog, I have mainly focused on trends and ideas in how mobile devices can be integrated into teaching and learning.  I’ve stayed away from the whole discussion on the social side of mobile learning because it is so emotionally charged.  I figured that by posting ideas on how mobile devices can help students learn, it would encourage, rather than discourage, readers that the mobile devices we use everyday in our mobile lives have a place in classrooms too. Fact: Students bully other students with and or without a cell phone.

E-learning on Mobile Phones | MoSo Technology Blog

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Using technological devices such as Mobile phones can solve these types of problems. Mobile Phone are Replacing the Computers about 16 hours ago - 25 comments by jyri Mobile Phone are Replacing the Computers   Mobile phones are now becoming an increasingly convergent device. Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About MoSo Tech! For more details on NPTEL visit nptel.iitm.ac.in

Cloud Computing: money and mobilty

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Now imagine that computing power and the software it runs could be available not from your own expensive and energy sucking tower, but from the air. This is where mobile devices come in. The next part of this article will examine just which mobile devices are leading this change, and what it means for mobile learning. by Jonathan Nalder mLearnxyz.net So what does mobile learning have to do with ‘cloud computing’? And just what is ‘cloud computing’? Anyone who has been into tech for even 10 years will remember the big step it was to buy that first PC. What’s with that?

How to recode a course into a mobile accessible html course

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To get CSS going, you can work with a WCSS or wap cascading style sheet to give your mobile courses extra layout energy. At ITM we make courses with different softwares depending on the content we want to get across. In this case the courses were initially made in eXe , with some interactive javascript and html as the technical basis of the course. You can validate your coding here.

AG08 session Scanning the Globe: Connecting your Digital World to the World Around You by Brent Schlenker

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(For the live blogging info look below the AG08 synopsis) blog of Brent Schlenker (btw do not get scared while looking at the picture, he only showing his energetic soul) It is still difficult to use mobile devices to interact with the Web and the world around us, but new technologies are being created to help solve that problem. Barcode readers tightly integrated in devices 4.

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Some Thoughts on Future Cell Phone Technologies

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The amount of business conducted by mobile devices is only going to grow, for example Unwiredbuyer ( [link] ) allows you to conduct ebay auctions entirely through a cell phone. Green" science teachers may appreciate that companies are starting to create solar powered cell phones, thus using up less energy and not having to worry about power! 10) Storage Devices and Radios. The iPhone ( [link] ) has 8GB of storage space.maybe this means that we can alleviate the need for flash drives and other external storage devices, with a cell phone you will have a built-in hard drive!

Some Thoughts on Future Cell Phone Technologies

Cell Phones in Learning

The amount of business conducted by mobile devices is only going to grow, for example Unwiredbuyer ( [link] ) allows you to conduct ebay auctions entirely through a cell phone. Green" science teachers may appreciate that companies are starting to create solar powered cell phones, thus using up less energy and not having to worry about power! 10) Storage Devices and Radios. The iPhone ( [link] ) has 8GB of storage space.maybe this means that we can alleviate the need for flash drives and other external storage devices, with a cell phone you will have a built-in hard drive!

TIME between TIMES: the joy of educating during a time of rapid technological change.

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There were no laptops or mobile devices; no instant access to trillions of web pages; no networks of millions of people; nor free access to thousands of new tools.   The range of devices available is also transforming ideas about teaching and learning, and the processes that distribute this teaching and learning. Enjoy! Our network is always down so I’ve just given up trying.”. link].

Report: Sydney AUC iPhone SDK Workshop

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Amongst the many ideas for content delivery we have been investigating iTunesU and the use of iPod Touch and iPhone devices for accessing content on-campus (or at home) for later review and reflection.  There has been considerable activity at the University of Canberra with the implementation of Apple-based systems for supporting teaching and learning.  See the AUC website for more details.

Report: Sydney AUC iPhone SDK Workshop

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Amongst the many ideas for content delivery we have been investigating iTunesU and the use of iPod Touch and iPhone devices for accessing content on-campus (or at home) for later review and reflection.  There has been considerable activity at the University of Canberra with the implementation of Apple-based systems for supporting teaching and learning.  See the AUC website for more details.

The Future of Mobile Learning? « Online Blogucation

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What’s most important is reaching every student possible using whatever devices they choose to use. At the same time, to develop separate apps for every existing and emerging mobile platform would be a tremendous waste of time and energy. Online Blogucation Subscribe via RSS Home About 28 Jul/10 1 The Future of Mobile Learning? First, the obvious: the iPhone and iPad. Simple! Bonus!

Enhance Your Study with Mobile Learning | tusaw.com

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Learning through mobile devices, professionally known as mobile learning , or mLearning is a good choice to improve your learning efficiency. Enjoy rich sources of knowledge The mobile devices support more and more forms of knowledge: videos, audios, Flash, etc. Obviously, this kind of learning is based on mobile devices which flourish in the market.

Profs on Speed Dial

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Turns out much of the “outside-of-class communication with students can be handled via the mobile devices, allowing faculty to deploy their energies on other things,&# said a college spokesperson. So what did they do to tip the odds in favor of student success? They gave the profs smartphones and encouraged students to text and call their teachers on demand. Me too. Cyber pop!

"The students don't think of it as learning" | Education IT | ZDNet.com

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They are having fun.&# I’m not against using innovative devices to get kids online, nor am I against encouraging the use of non-traditional learning tools. Here’s the part of the article that absolutely rings true with me, though: “When they first got to school, we would tell kids to turn off all their mobile devices. and then the first thing they would do when they left our building was turn on those devices,&# said [Robbie] Grimes, the school’s technology trainer. On MovieTome: Megan Fox undresses for TRANSFORMERS! Follow Chris Dawson on Twitter !

A New Way Of Learning Through Mobile Computing

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Great Products – Info Great Products – Info RSS Feed Comments Home Info Sites A New Way Of Learning Through Mobile Computing December 29, 2009 by admin Filed under: Articles Tags: Aspect Computing , Bringing Education , Capability , Counselors , Distant Learning , Encyclopedias , Hindrance , Information Gathering , Institutions , Introduction Of Mobile Computing , Journals , Libraries , Limitless Opportunity , Mobile Computing Device , Reference Books , Schools And Universities , Stu , Traditional Approach , Web Students , World Wide Web Comments Tell me what youre thinking.