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Can the #MOOC format respond to the educational challenges #altc2013?

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There are “multiple divides which relate to a variety of factors such as: age; gender; ‘ethnic clustering’; uncertainty of financial conditions; work insecurity; and social insecurity” (Mancinelli, 2007, p. 7). education technology economic crisis critical research mooc future of education For a full time schedule, look here. But looking for your ideas on the subject, so please share.

Youth, Work, Mobiles and Poverty: everything you need to know

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Across the world, kids are our future. number of factors combine to make sustainable, decent employment an enormous challenge for youth the world over, including low levels of education and technical skills, slow job growth, lack of information about available jobs, and difficulties accessing financial capital to start small enterprises. You can get the review here:  [link]    .

This Week in mLearning Podcast – A Review of Articulate Storyline [Episode 5]

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Pebble is a customizable e-paper watch, promoted by Kickstarter , a funding platform. 2- Articulate Storyline: killer features and performance limitations. 3- Articulate Community. 4- Articulate Storyline´s mobile story and challenges for the future (SCORM support, security, etc). 5- Articulate Storyline compared with Adobe Captivate. 6- Apps of the week: Wolfenstein 3D (free game) and Zite (personalized magazine). Welcome episode #5 of our new podcast entitled “ This Week in mLearning. ” In case you missed previous episodes, you can find them HERE. Send to Kindle.

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Mobile stats for 2010 and 2011

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good rule of thumb is that “the more financially viable, the more accurate the stats”. We will be uploading some of our own perspectives on this in the future. I can’t help but be bowled over when I try to get my head around exactly how many people are doing useful tasks on their phones. Many of the stats are by their nature skewed.

#OEB2014 keynote debate #data corrupts #education

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The less financially strong universities will have access to less data, less tools, which will affect learning/Teaching (although I do add that this might indeed not result in loss of teaching quality). This means that learners from less financially stable backgrounds, or parents with less financial means will have less opportunities. Education for the purpose of future jobs, which jobs? By this they referred to preparing the young for future jobs. At the moment government and the financial markets provide us with to contradictory messages. ammad ibn M?s?

The Youth Activists of the Future: Via Mobile Phone

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A recent article in the Financial times , some Albanian youth have been using their mobile phones to gather evidence (photos/video) against the local police who have been corrupt and failing to help with the poverty and crime in Albania. The youth movement called Mjaft! or Enough! The staffers can immediately text message their media to the over 50,000 subscribers instantly.

Some Thoughts on Future Cell Phone Technologies

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This may be an opportunity for students to participate in more "real world" business and economic projects and learn how to use their cell phones as financial planners. 6) Starter Cell Phones. Cell phones are changing everyday, bigger and better improvements. remember a time (not so long ago) when cell phones were big and bulky, now cell phones are being created the size of a credit card! thought I would take some time to explore what features the Cell Phones of 2008/09 will hold, and how those features may be useful in learning. What a great conservation lesson for science students.

Some Thoughts on Future Cell Phone Technologies

Cell Phones in Learning

This may be an opportunity for students to participate in more "real world" business and economic projects and learn how to use their cell phones as financial planners. 6) Starter Cell Phones. Cell phones are changing everyday, bigger and better improvements. remember a time (not so long ago) when cell phones were big and bulky, now cell phones are being created the size of a credit card! thought I would take some time to explore what features the Cell Phones of 2008/09 will hold, and how those features may be useful in learning. What a great conservation lesson for science students.

Plan to move from #quantified self to Qualified self

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The article was " A dream of a feminist data future ", a great essay written by Amelia Abreu in whch she puts wonderful, intelligent questionmarks on each step of the quantified self movement saying that Women’s lives have been subjected to quantification for decades, and how this is not always for the good of womankind. Maybe this sounds a tiny bit unrealistic, but hey, it might happen!

Free mobile learning papers from mLearn2016 conference in Sydney #mLearning #mobile

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The theme chosen for the conference was Mobile Learning Futures – Sustaining Quality Research and Practice in Mobile Learning. Future mobile learning research needs to look beyond technological intervention per se. The preconditions for sustainability in mobile learning may be broadly categorized as: Economic (financial considerations) Political (leadership, equity and policy) Social (community engagement) Technical (infrastructure, security, devices, applications) and Pedagogical (teaching and learning). Sustainability and quality are the keys to mobile learning.

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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

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

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As 2012 draws to a close, its time to evaluate how in focus my lens on the future of enterprise mobile learning proved to be this past year and how many of my year ago predictions hit their targets. Stand by for my 2013 predictions in the next few days as we look into what the future hold for enterprise mobile learning. Here’s the analysis of how it all played out. On Target But.

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Three Mobile Campaign Ideas for Giving Tuesday in 2015

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Not every one of your supporters will be in the financial position to donate to your nonprofit. You should also make a note to stop sending them future donation texts so that they don’t unsubscribe. Giving Tuesday is just around the corner, and nonprofits everywhere are looking to current trends and new technology in order to stand out from the crowd.

ICT4D Teacher Challenges in Africa

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#eden09 keynote speakers thursday

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Five Critical Foces that will challenge the US Learning Community (and perhaps yours) to Innovate the Future by Nicholas H. The key factors he mentions that influence education are similar in Europe (immigration, aging population, educational needs, technological shift, financial and political pressure on educational institutions.) Tags: future eLearning #eden09 conferences

Google’s App Inventor … liberation or stagnation?

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Additionally, in order to ensure the future success of App Inventor, Google has funded the establishment of a Center for Mobile Learning at the MIT Media Lab, where MIT will be actively engaged in studying and extending App Inventor. This transition will happen at the end of 2011. … … Please visit the App Inventor user forums to get future updates on App Inventor. Awesome news!

2010 Forecasts

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Mobile devices have certainly come into their own with champions and examples everywhere. I no longer feel that I am a single voice trying to convince of the importance of these ubiquitous capabilities to the future of learning. I intended to write a blog entry in late December with my predictions for mobile learning in 2010, but somehow never found the time. but "how?".

Radio Show #5: Taking Advantage of Text Messaging on Student Cell Phones

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Peggy_G:students can become the experts-perfect angle for this site Liz Kolb:[link] Liz Kolb:Phonezoo.com Peggy_G:these suggestions are so valuable for districts facing the financial crunch of purchasing things like response systems (everyone is facing financial crunches) kcaise:thanks everyone kcaise:Thanks Liz Peggy_G:Wonderful show (again!) Where should we share ideas for future shows? Liz Kolb:Thanks everyone for joining.any suggestions for future topics? Thank you to all who listened to the broadcast. The next broadcast will be Wed Dec. 3rd at 3:00.

Radio Show #5: Taking Advantage of Text Messaging on Student Cell Phones

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Peggy_G:students can become the experts-perfect angle for this site Liz Kolb:[link] Liz Kolb:Phonezoo.com Peggy_G:these suggestions are so valuable for districts facing the financial crunch of purchasing things like response systems (everyone is facing financial crunches) kcaise:thanks everyone kcaise:Thanks Liz Peggy_G:Wonderful show (again!) Where should we share ideas for future shows? Liz Kolb:Thanks everyone for joining.any suggestions for future topics? Thank you to all who listened to the broadcast. The next broadcast will be Wed Dec. 3rd at 3:00.

What You Can Do to Kick Off Your Summer Melt Prevention Program Right Now!

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If you think you might create a messaging program in the future, start collecting numbers right now — as a matter of fact, we recommend it. Train the Enrollment and Financial Aid Teams to Respond in Real-Time. Its effort demonstrates that even with certain language preferences, text messaging is an ideal, low-barrier way to answer students’ financial aid questions.

Tomi Ahonen: Mobile in Learning: lessons from around the world

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The future is not only mobile, it will be ubiquitous with various devices, but mobile will be the prefered device of youngsters. 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.

CLTI07 - Richard Straub a golden age for eLearning

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Looking at major technology cycles and looking for similarities ( 'Technological revolutions and financial capital' Perez ) There is a period where new technologies are erupting, than follows a period of frency because of the potential goldmines. It is not only about innovation, but also about value. How can we demonstrate the value?

The Innovative Educator: Ideas for Enhancing Teaching and Learning with Cell Phones Even in Districts that Ban Them

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Google Launches YouTube Edu April is Not Just Tax Season, It's Also Financial. No Future Left Behind : Peggy Sheehy's Student Vid. The Future of Education Essay Facebook for Parents Invitation to Come Follow Me On The Innovative Edu. skip to main | skip to sidebar The Innovative Educator Sharing ideas about educating innovatively. Read my post about Following Me.

Mobile Commons Makes a Big Splash at the Upland User Conference

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Other campaigns educated young adults on financial awareness , helped teens to not text and drive, encouraged teens to learn more about STEM careers, and more. We hope to attend more events like this in the future, where we can continue to engage people and show them how effective text messaging is as a scalable communication tool. Company News Text Messaging

The effect of the economic crisis on (e)Learning - a lunch discussion started by Jay Cross

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It was a round table, so I jott down the main topics that were raised: more emphasis on open source/open resources; shift in company ethics, durable (energy) solutions; the world is in an economic shift going gom the industrial age towards a knowledge age => so investing in knowledge = learning will be crucial if you want your company/organisation to stay financially valid. it is time to invest in more bottom-up, informal learning; dare to invest time to seize the day the opportunity to be prepared for the long-term future. learning touches all societal issues.

2010: A year in review

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Future plans. Non-profit organisations, governments and corporates want to communicate their messages to young people, e.g. healthy sexual behaviour or financial literacy. This is my “brag pack&# for 2010. Read the one for 2009. What I did. As fellow for 21st century learning at the Shuttleworth Foundation I spent the year focusing on my m4Lit , or mobiles for literacy, project.

From E-Learning To M-Learning | New Learning Playbook

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As seen in the chart below, m-learning may be the learning tool of the future: I see three trends fueling this new interest in m-learning: More companies will explore mobile learning as an increasing number of tech-savvy Millennials enter the workforce and insist on the speed and mobility of m-learning. More content will be available via mobile learning. What do you think? Anyone else?

Flux » Articles | Mobile Learning in Learning and Skills

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This is not a headline anyone in the Learning and Skills sector would have expected following the LSC Capital project difficulties, which have left several colleges facing financial difficulties, and the Train 2 Gain funding shortfall which has strained the solvency of many work based learning providers. a blog hosted by Futurelab home About Contact Articles Ideas Resources Mobile Learning in Learning and Skills 5th October, 2009 posted by: Bob Harrison Good News from the LSC? But perhaps the LSC has had the answer to both those problems all along? Mobile Learning!

Mobile E-learning Publishing: iPad, iPhone, or Kindle – Which do iChoose?

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In relation to accountability, access becomes paramount—can those who lack financial means still find opportunities to read without having to pay? While it was enlightening to see Steve Jobs demonstrate what the iPad can do, I found it more interesting to see what the iPad cannot do. What did their “stealth” analysis uncover? Is it a game, an e-learning course, a marketing tool?

Aga Khan Development Network - AKDN Blog

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Mobile technology may well be one of the critical components of teaching and learning in the future in the developing world, enabling AKU-IED, EA to offer high quality, context-relevant programmes in East Africa. In Africa, less than 5 per cent of people use the internet – in Kenya only 2.2 per cent of households have internet access and the figure drops to 0.6

Mobile Strategies, Mobile Software, Handhelds and PDAs: Questions to Ponder before Starting a Mobile Software Development Project for Handheld PDAs, iPhones and Smartphones

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Often an appropriate data model for a simple mobile application, is not the appropriate data model once you start adding features and additional modules in future versions. hours ago Accounts Payable Optimization News and Discussions AP vendors and financial trouble ? skip to main | skip to sidebar Mobile Strategies, Mobile Software, Handhelds and PDAs Mobile technology discussions, enterprise mobile computing strategies, reviews of PDAs, Smartphones, handheld computers, rugged mobile devices, windows mobile, iphones and much more. How will you do this? week ago.

Mobile Learning: Cellular Phones as Learning Tools « Compassion in Politics: Christian Social Entrepreneurship, Education Innovation, & Base of the Pyramid/BOP Solutions

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The world of mLearning and mEducation is certainly growing. Possibly related posts: (automatically generated) Handheld Learning 2007, Day 2, Hands-On Mobile! Leave a Comment Click here to cancel reply. Name Mail Website Notify me of follow-up comments via email. Subscribe Subscribe to my RSS Feed. Welcome Thanks for visiting. Blog Feel Free to Friend Me. Social Bookmarks Del.icio.us

Relevant Science: "Mobile Learning: Trends and Challenges"

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Grant writing helps.PTA/PTO parent groups providing financial support Tuesday March 23, 2010 2:18 Mark Hess 2:18 Mark Hess: E-rate as well.I skip to main | skip to sidebar Relevant Science Comments and links to reports on science, and its applications. Please start submitting them now. The chat itself will begin at 2 p.m. Eastern. Thanks for joining us. demonstration school. my 6 yr. Thanks.

ACU's iPhone initiative: a year later

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George, Bill and Scott all agree that the iPhone and devices like it represent the future of education. The results of the first years experiment are positive enough that future institutional investment can be justified to provide the necessary ubiquity. Its clear that the readiness of todays students to face the future depends on programs like this, and the "culture of innovation" that seems to drive ACU. Español Engadget ↓ HD Mobile Español Polska Deutschland ???? ???? ??? ???? Second, nothing was mandated. Were certainly seeing some of that happen." like it or not."