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Call for papers: Digital Futures: learning in a connected world

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and my idea is to go for a vision of the future (+ linking it to some mobile projects I am involved in). In the UK (and the world) there are a few pioneers leading the way in the field of innovative education, Steve Wheeler is one of them. Steve is chair for the 6th Plymouth eLearning conference , which will take place in Plymouth from April 6 - 8, in 2011. And I will keynote as wel l.

Handheld Learning 2008 - the movie!

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I am still busy recovering from the amazing flurry of mental and mobile stimulation that is Handheld Learning. Old friends, new friends, cool projects, scary salespeople, avalanche of new gadgets. One of the especially noteworthy things was the awesome array of big-hitting speakers, and for those of you unable to be in London yourselves, you can see the whole thing already, online at BlipTV

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

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The State of Mobile America , Lee Rainie provides a look at some of the most recent survey results obtained by the Pew Internet Project on mobile computing and the use of handheld devices. The Future of Learning is Mobile. Future Mobile Learning (29 August 2011) by Judy Brown. Do note some of these link up to dated articles. Why You Need A Mobile Learning Strategy. Mobile ESL.

The “m” in mLearning means More

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“I spent a year and a half attempting to reduce a massive, complex social networking website into a handheld, touch-screen form factor. ” My point is that we need to stop looking at mobile in general and mLearning specifically as having to do less, but rather we need to embrace the future as an opportunity to deliver more to our learners in every way. Send to Kindle.

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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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While some teachers in Queensland participated in a small PDA (personal digital assistant) trial in 2005, and others purchased small numbers of Nintendo DS handhelds, it has really been the release of the iPod touch (and then iPad), as well as the introduction of the XO mini-laptop program from One Laptop per Child Australia (OLPC), that has boosted the numbers of devices in schools. phone?

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

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It is time once again to ponder the research, extrapolate on recent experience, and attempt to read the tea leaves so we can predict the future of enterprise mobile learning in 2011. After almost 18 months, RIM’s AppWorld site has only grown to around 15K “apps” for BlackBerry wireless handhelds and none of these current apps work on the upcoming PlayBook tablet meaning a whole new series of apps must be written – the classic “chicken & egg” problem. mLearning Engagements Expand. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, then 2011 will be the year of the deployment. Buyer, beware! 9.

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Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

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RIM was beleaguered throughout 2011 with tepid market perceptions about its aging handset line and its not-ready-for-prime-time PlayBook tablet resulting in their stock being off 75% from historical highs and even rumors of a possible buyout in the future. a.k.a. How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions? Prediction #1 - mLearning Engagements Expand. On the Target – But Barely. Prediction #2.

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A bright future for mobiles in schools? Yes.

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even talk about why they should be used and make reccomendations that hopefully future policy makers can use to get the balance right. The paper concludes with a summary of recommendations drawn from these examples that may form the basis for more learner-centered policy to be developed in the future. What future developments this ‘always on’ access to local networks and the entire internet, combined with the digital storage capabilities of todays devices will lead to has yet to be determined. Enjoy! ? Copyright 2007 Jonathan W. jnald2@eq.edu.au Introduction 2.0 learing+2.0

Futures of Learning

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Futures of Learning | Home | about us | Publications | Literature Reviews | Book Reviews | Field Reports | Announcements | Archive | Tuesday, June 30, 2009 Mobile Experiences in Art Museums Museums today seek a balance between the one-way transmission of curatorial expertise and the pluralistic modes of interpretation by visitors. The State of the Art in Museum Handhelds in 2003.

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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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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. Mobile solutions are often used on laptops, Tablet PCs, Smartphones , PDAs , and rugged handhelds. How will the mobile handhelds or mobile devices be carried and stored. Windows Mobile, Google Android, RIM Blackberry, Symbian , iPhone, etc.)? How will you do this? Is the screen size an issue? week ago.

Digital Audiobooks, Assistive Technology and its Effects on Literacy

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The proliferation of mobile handheld devices coupled with complex assistive technology software is pushing the concept further.  Literacy is evolving.  Where literacy once meant the ability to read and write, the concept of literacy in the information age has evolved and expanded beyond that initial definition.  Wikipedia ([link]. The cost?  Cheap or free. Cost: free. 

No Escaping Mobile Learning – Webinar Recording & Audience Queries Answered

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Computing shifting to handheld devices. Getting started with a simpler mobile learning project will help get your hands dirty and give you some valuable inputs which will be very useful for strategic planning in future. Thank you for making it a successful beginning for us and we do hope to continue sharing our insights on topics that matter the most to you. They are -.

#LWF11 Festival of Learning & Technology: My Best Of

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The conference itself had three streams of Handheld learning, Game based learning, and digital safety. I of course had been interested mostly in attending the handheld learning sessions, but it was in fact the lineup of amazing short talks (what we used to call ‘Keynote’s in a pre-TED talks world) that ended up having the most impact on my thinking. link]. View In iTunes. link].

How To Create Successful M-Learning Strategy: mLearnCon – Part I

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Judy had this quote on a slide which I think summarizes how important mobiles are for our future: “Mobile phones are misnamed.They should be called ‘gateways to all human knowledge.”. - Ray Kurzweil, Futurist (at Handheld Learning ’09). believe this to be true and all organizations will realize this sooner or later. networked device. audio/video capable of recording and playback.

dougbelshaw.com/blog » Blog Archive » Looking to the future of education: learning spaces and mobile devices

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Sun streaming through tree outside my window & can hear the birds singing. :-D Looking to the future of education: learning spaces and mobile devices April 28th, 2009 | Comments | Posted in Education , Technology Hi! In terms of learning spaces and mobile devices, I believe the following Futurelab reports to be most useful: Transforming schools for the future? New here?

October Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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matthewbuckland.com » The future of social networking – a concept investigation , October 1, 2009 Text Message Reminders to Take Medication Works , October 15, 2009 Australian uni goes mobile! Best of Mobile Learning October 1, 2009 to October 31, 2009 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

February Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism Keywords: Future Trends Devices Design Social Wireless Cell Phones Google iPhone Conferences Statistics Presentation Books Government EducationWe will be posting the top 10 lists monthly. Here is the one for cc.mlearnopedia.com from February. Enjoy. AND Improved!

Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips | Upside Learning Blog

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– Evaluation of handheld devices for mobile learning(from questia ). This blog is about innovation, design, development, and trends in the Learning Solutions domain. The guidelines that apply for effective learning are really not much different but for the change in context. These tips may seem self-evident, yet I felt it good to reiterate. 1. & Nikolaou, N. We hope the tips help.

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I’m sick of teaching: OR all about my new lesson plan to grow self-learners

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recently blogged about just how many giant shoulders I feel I stand on in being awarded a Smart Classrooms Teaching Award and being a finalist in the Handheld Learning awards. Tags: Future mobile/miniaturisation uLearning challenge based learning Change iPod Touch learning support OLPC personalised learning XO Is that enough time for one teacher to ‘fix’ them, or have them ‘catch up’?

iPods in Education Part 12: Customized Learning Using Apps

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While the introduction of the iPhone and the iPod Touch has changed the rules in how handheld devices can be used in education, this series has laid dormant as I’ve been in the process of catching up with the technology. The future looks bright indeed. There has been a gap of several months since I last shared ideas in the form of a blog post on the topic of using iPods in Education. have always been a firm believer that one cannot comment on the techology until one actually uses the technology. That is, until now. In this blog post, I want to focus on customizability.

mLearning Gets Physical

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Register for the Plymouth eLearning conference organized by Steve Wheeler

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If you have ideas for my keynote, feel free to share, I am trying to make sense of mashing up these ideas: mLearning, augmentation, MOOC, learning analytics, and our common telepathic/tele-kinect-ed future. Pervasive computing and handheld devices are creating opportunities for learning to become ubiquitous – anytime, anywhere. The wonderful and enlightened Steve Wheeler is organizing the 6th Plymouth e-Learning conference that will last for three days: 6, 7, and 8 April 2011. hope some of you got your papers in, and if not, you can still just come over and join the conference.

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. There's been talk about learning from the handheld devices for years but I think we are close to realizing learning on-the-go. but "how?".

The Mobile Learner

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Others in the general public use their mobile phones to: communicate via Facebook, MySpace, SMS, Twitter, voice calls; manage their time through calendars, alerts and reminders; consume multimedia; and browse the Internet Handheld devices are becoming the means by which more and more people are organizing their lives, consuming content and creating content. Interesting visualization.

A Great Resource for Mobile Learning

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Challenges and Future Mobile Learning. Handheld Educational Applications: A Review of the Research ……………………………………………… 302. Click the image to go to the Google Preview. I’ve been doing some research for a paper I’m writing on mobile learning for distribution within my company. As I went through all of the resources I’ve collected, I came back across one that I really think is worthwhile for learning professoinals to have a look at. Section I. Chapter I.

Instructional Design for Mediated Education | Blog | Location-Based Learning

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She defined location-based learning as “a type of knowledge transfer based on location-based intelligence enabled by wirelessly networked interfaces and sensors adapting to the presence of the user at a specific location.” “A Very Healthy Market” Mobile learning (m-learning) taps into the mobile web, which is enabled by wireless connectivity, a variety of mobile devices (handhelds, laptops, smart phones, wearable computing devices, and head-mounted devices, among others), GPS-(global positioning system) enablements, and a variety of software applications. Wiki Mania!

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

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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. The question we explored was, "How can a school harness the power of tools that students already use and own (like cells)?"

Toni Twiss » Blog Archive » Evaluating The TeacherMate

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However, I would like to evaluate TeacherMate in the context of handheld-devices and personalised learning in the classroom. Imagine having a tool that provides an individualized lesson plan for each student and delivers up-to-the-minute student progress reports based on data automatically uploaded from the handheld computers. Why a disruptive technology? What do I mean by this?

techieteacher: Mobiles and learning

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skip to main | skip to sidebar techieteacher home of the 21st century teacher Home About Contact Mobiles and learning change , communication , hardware , mobile learning , software I stumbled across some blogs and sites devoted to mobile learning, described on one site as the following: [Mobile learning is] the exploitation of ubiquitous handheld technologies, together with wireless and mobile phone networks, to facilitate, support, enhance and extend the reach of teaching and learning. iPODs), handheld gaming devices (e.g. The Future of Education. ? Stay tuned. School 2.0

Content is Key | Mobile Learning

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In the few weeks before keyboards were distributed for the handhelds, for example, students had to input data using the “graffiti” handwriting-recognition software. Charlene Hommerding, a teacher at STEP, has been able to use handhelds with her adult students. Though there is a “huge learning curve” in implementing handhelds into the classroom, she said both the staff and the students were eager to learn. According to the article: Teachers said they encountered challenges in using the PDAs for basic tasks in the classroom and integrating the technology into the curriculum.

Learning in your hand « Steps in teaching & learning

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MoLeNET programme On Thursday afternoon, I found myself sitting in a room of the NCLS with an eager group of colleagues from many educational sectors who were invited by BECTA and the ALT to discuss, share, identify and record how each of us used handheld devices in teaching and learning. Steps in teaching & learning Using technology in the classroom Subscribe in a reader Pages Contact me CV Mobile apps for teaching and learning Apps for Literacy Apps for Numeracy Riddles who i am Recent Posts Learning in your hand To those that help Time for change Apps for education School trips.

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?

Enhance Your Study with Mobile Learning | tusaw.com

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It contains ubiquitous handheld technologies, together with wireless and mobile phone networks, to facilitate, support, enhance and extend the reach of learning. You can choose any portable or handheld device which is suitable to your own use. “I don’t have enough time to learn more.&# “The current study methods are too stiff.&# Complaints like these are heard a lot.

ASCD Inservice: Mobile Learning: You Can Take It with You

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Today's panel presented an exciting vision of learning without boundaries, where the future of education is literally in students' hands. Tags: K-12 assessment future In 2004, the Pew Research Center reported that 45 percent of teens had a cell phone. In 2009, that number jumped to 75 percent. Mobile devices present an opportunity to permeate those barriers.

Mobile Learning " ACT Board of Studies Workshop on M-Learning: M-Learning with Mobiles

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Living in the 4th Screen - Exploring the use of mobile technology in education and life

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Technology pundit, Robert Scoble , recently wrote a post titled, "Why if you miss Siri you'll miss the future of the web." Todays students grew up on handheld video games and they seem to have no problem with the small screens. Meaning that I think it is inevitable that ubiquitous mobile technology will be prevalent throughout our society in the very near future.

Flux » Articles | Mobile Learning in Learning and Skills

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The LSC funded, LSN managed project will be showcased at this weeks Handheld Learning Conference which has broken all previous attendance records and the successful Molenet 3 projects should be announced later this week. Handheld Learning Awards recognise Innovation Mobile Learning in Learning and Skills Learning Space design goes 3D Mobiles boost literacy? 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? Mobile Learning!

Mobile Libraries: ACU > Chemistry Labs, Classes Combine Science With Mobile Learning

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Brains, Books and the Future of Print Why E-Books are Hot and Getting Hotter Books: Get Them While They're Hot Text Message Reference: Is It Effective? Research Information > The Slow Rise Of e-Books International Survey > Handheld Guides: Their Use. Inquiry-based experiments require students to plan and execute their own experiments. You're In The Hotseat @.

Flux » Articles | Mobile Learning lessons from Further Education

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Indeed at the recent, and very successful, Handheld Learning conference in London, Ray Kurzweil the renowned American futurist told the audience that today’s mobile phones should be renamed; “gateways to all human knowledge” which puts a different perspective on their potential for learning and some of the challenges for the educational establishment. Although the LSC will be remorphed shortly into a variety of different organisations they are particularly pleased with this investment of capital funds given the bad press they had about the Building Colleges for the Future capital crisis.

It’s a Busy Time for Mobile Learning, but a Good Time… « Ubiquitous Thoughts

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think we’ll see more of these sessions in the near future. Handheld Learning 2009    (keep an eye open for the research strand) in London and mlearn 2009 in Florida are not too far off either. 63-68). For me, the forum was one of the highlights of this year’s AERA. Today, I just finished participating in Tony Vincent’s uStream.tv Blog at WordPress.com.