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5 Views of the Future of Mobile Learning

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It is notoriously hard to predict the future of anything, but predicting technology trends can be done if you look for products and services already in development. Timo Ilomaki has collected 5 different presentations on the future of mobile learning in one post, to allow you to see the variety of results.  Some are clearly pushing the envelope more than others.

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5 Reasons Hotel Concierge Services Should Start Using SMS

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Here is a list of five reasons why using text messaging as part of your hotel concierge service is a good idea. Instead of making people wait on the phone to listen to the entire length of the typical recorded phone message in order to find out one piece of information, use an automated text message service to send them answers immediately. Hotel and Accommodation Amenities Services.

Mobile Learning Has A Promising Future In India

Upside Learning

While India is a relatively poor country, more than 70 percent of its urban consumers already spend about $1 a month on content and services through offline, unorganized retail channels – a market estimated to be worth more than $4 billion annually. would love to know what you think about the future of mobile learning in India. Key Points. In fact, they consume an average of 4.5

SmokefreeMIL Helps Service Members Win The Battle Against Smoking

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SmokefreeMIL, a part of the Defense Department’s “ Quit Tobacco – Make Everyone Proud ” campaign, sends service members motivational text messages that can help them bust through cravings, navigate relapses, and stay on the path toward a healthy, smokefree future. This powerful tool, especially alongside other aids, can help service members quit and stay smoke-free.

#ICT4d Using #mHealth to improve access to family planning and child health services in #Malawi by Limbanazo Kapindula

Ignatia Webs

Challenges in Malawi Challenginginfant mortality rates (69/1000 children die in the first year) and only 40% ofwomen in Malawi had access to family planning services. LimbanazoKapindula ( Twitter: @Limkapin ) has come to ITM to help us out in setting up a mobile diabetic project (willreport on this later) in Cambodia, the Philippines and the Democratic Republicof Congo.

JNXYZ training site debuts

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Head to JNXYZ training if I can help you in this way! 1:1 AI/automation/semantic web appcessories cloud computing Connectivism Future mlearn mlearning mobile/miniaturisation natural digital interfaces uLearning wireless communications business elearn help jnxyz jonathan nalder products projects Schools services training

The future of education in Africa is mobile (BBC article)

Steve Vosloo

The article I wrote for the BBC Future site (24 August 2012) is not available to users in the UK, so here it is below … The future of education in Africa is mobile. Over the coming months, A Matter of Life and Tech will feature a range of voices from people building Africa’s tech future. But it is not just about the services. Education systems are under stress.

Emerging trends in education and mobile learning

Steve Vosloo

huge amount of mobile apps and services bring education content to mobile devices. For further reading, see the UNESCO report on The Future of Mobile Learning ( report | slides ). Uncategorized future mobile learning pearson trends UNESCO At the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2014 I sat on a panel titled Emerging Trends and New Technology – considered in the context of mobile learning. Below are the notes of the key points that I made. Note: The issue of Emerging Trends and New Technology begs the question: for who? For students in California, or for those in Kolkata?

#OEB15 keynote Cory Doctorow we are living in a surveillance state

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ICT literacy is thinking critically on how they stand on the digital data, the social implications of this data… all foundational, future fights will be fought on the internet. Security services should be on the side of the users, not on their own existence only. big data data digital divide eLearning future of education online learning skills technologySo, Cory Doctorow.

#OEB15 liveblog keynote David Price on people powered innovation

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Involving users in the process of innovation, users lead users to other options or creating new products and services. collaborative learning education eLearning future of education online education technologyPeople powered innovation: important because it is a natural consequence, as we can now exchange knowledge and information. Major shift in the way knowledge and skills is seen.

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

The Worldwide Market for Mobile Learning Products and Services: 2010-2015 Forecast and Analysis. The Future of Learning is Mobile. Future Mobile Learning (29 August 2011) by Judy Brown. Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps. Do note some of these link up to dated articles. Mobile Learning.

Are MOOCs the technology to break the Education Cartel?

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Funny then that last year was the first time in a decade that the music industry  saw an uptick  in profits – after finally signing licenses for online services that are very similar to Napster. Connectivism Future mlearning overview uLearning course Edutechdebate elearning learning MOOC online Part 1. The obligatory history lesson: It happened to the record industry first. Part 2.

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 future of mobile interpretation. lives. 2000).

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#lff10 : Phil Candy: concentrating on organizational or institutional educational futures

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Today I was following the presentation and live discussion on the topic of institutional educational futures by Phil Candy , taken place during the Learning Future Festival 2010 , an online conference organized by the University of Leicester. Leverage the existence of corporate club, either as mentors, as supporters, or as users of the services provided.

Think Multiscreen (vs. iPad-only) when developing an mLearning Strategy

mLearning Revolution

Right now, we have the traditional desktop PCs and Laptops, Tablets and Smartphones, but it’s not too early to start thinking also about smart TVs, game consoles and dashboards in cars, and why not the foldable screens of the future. What does it mean for the digital products and services we are designing, when PCs, smartphones, TVs and other electronic devices are connected?

Blended and Mobile get accredited.

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Future of Mobile Learning Industry Learning Technologies Learning Theories Mobile learning ResearchI was reading a commentary in Forbes and realized that someday we may actually grant credits for learning off the internet and reading books for leisure that apply to workplace requirements.  That may be a few years away yet with some recent grants there is hope on the horizon. As written by Michael Horn, in Forbes, June 20, 2012…here is an excerpt. ” *NGLC: Next Generation Learning Challenges. link].

#mLearn2010 Sustainable, scalable and affordable mobile learning service for formal education in South Africa / Finland by Riitta Vanska

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future similar project started in Finland (inge you should ask for chicago blok in antwerp?) Riitta Vanska is a blond woman wearing white clothes and glasses, she is part of the responsible corporate world who looks for sustainable projects (nice). Background October 2008 the project started. And it needed to be free, so children could access it sustainable. The project is called MoMath.

The Emergence Of Mobile Learning For Higher Education In Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia

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This is now considered as an essential learning style in the future. The Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) launched a national project, “AAFAQ”, to develop a comprehensive long-term plan for higher education, to address current and future challenges. Source: Ambient Insight’s 2010-2015 worldwide market forecast for Mobile Learning Products & Services). 23.8%.

2 Worthwhile courses: Personal Learning & Designing OER using practical instructional design

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Instructional Design Service Course: designing OER while using practical instructional design Personal Learning (course built by Stephen Downes) using LPSS Instructional Design Service Course My colleague Johan Thys just sent me a link to a wonderful self-guided, instructor-driven online course on designing courses via a project-based approach. This open service-learning course is facilitated by Designers for Learning (Links to an external site.) , a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in the United States. quick overview of the themes per week can be seen here.

AG08 keynote speaker John Patrick: the future of the Internet

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example of a company that replied that they could not reply through email - those companies will not make it in the future). the FUTURE (see vlog) major carriers are the biggest threat to our digital growth. the internet is INTELLIGENT: ajax, global application web unfolding, everything at your service, semantic Web (lots of tags). The net is never offline. Voice2.0:

My First 72 hours with the Blackberry Playbook

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The Music and Books Services. One thing I really like about Apple and Google is that they both have a single user id and password for just about every service, so once I setup my device, it knows who I am and I can begin purchasing apps, music, movies etc. Having said that, I have read that BlackBerry intends to add e-mail support in a future update. update. The Online Help.

Mobile Learning in India

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In India, the mobile phone has revolutionized communication and India is now one of the fastest growing markets for mobile phone services, with growing usage and increasing penetration. According to TRAI, there are 286 million wireless subscribers in India, June 2008, of which 76 million were capable of accessing data services. Viewed simply; phones are capable of : 1.

Are Apps the Future of Mobile Learning?

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The statistics come from Ambient Insight’s US Market for Mobile Learning Products and Services 2008-2013 (Executive Summary). We  spend a lot of our time creating content for very small, targeted populations of learners in comparison to the general population who download apps from app stores.  I don’t think we will abandon our current model in favor of app stores, but I see a role for app stores in our future. In the future, educational and training institutions like Harvard Business Publishing may create their own app stores for mobile learning.

#oeb14 Stephen Downes on personalised #learning

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How do we equip the learners of today for the jobs today and in the future. Big data= many people using one service, personal data is the one person using many data services = deep analysis. The design is based on putting the learner at the center connecting to services and institutes. It is not a platform, but a connector of resources and services.

3 Essential Themes for Mobile Learning Systems

Upside Learning

This takes on a post I wrote several weeks ago, that spoke about four themes that will (and not five) predominate learning in the future. While our current system offers some cool features, we must look further into the future. This is where the rubber meets the road, by dreaming up features we invent the mLearning systems future right here. technologies.

The mobile future

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Last week I went to another seminar, or rather a presentation about the future of the mobile web in 2010. A few interesting products (hardware and software), some of which I have never heard of, were shown. According to Schärer and Wieser, some of the mega trends of 2010 are the more increased use of social networks on mobile phones, location-based services and augmented reality. Disclaimer: mLearningblog.com does not endorse any products or services on request. As far as hardware goes, not surprisingly, the iPad was called the hottest item on their list of many.

The Hindu News Update Service

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News Update Service Wednesday, January 28, 2009 : 1155 Hrs RSS Feeds Sections Top Stories National International Regional Business Sport Sci. Indeed it does, it would require investments to keep the quality of service within acceptable norms, it would require investments in rural India where the tele-density is low; and it would, on a positive side, require education or familiarisation of the technology for enhanced services. Value additions by newer applications only will provide high-end services. Entertainment Agri. Hons) and M.Tech. Look at MMS.

Free book increasing access through #mlearning

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193 Christoph Pimmer and Norbert Pachler Chapter 15 Changing the Tunes from Bollywood’s to Rural Livelihoods — Mobile Telephone Advisory Services to Small and Marginal Farmers in India: A Case Study. Prabhakar Chapter 16 The Future of Mobile Learning and Implications for Education and Training. With over 200 pages of mobile learning wisdom, there is a lot to read and reflect upon.

Does m-Learning’s Future hold this Kind of Marketplace?

mLearning is Good

He posted about a new service called eduFire where educators can focus on teaching, and students can sign up for inexpensive courses on a wide variety of topics. I was reading Chris Dawson’s post on zdnet and it got me thinking. The topics at eduFire are only limited by the subjects that people are willing to teach about. Basically, if you want to teach a topic, you teach that topic and you decide how much to charge for that course. Even though you may be relaxing with friends, you may want to learn how to cook a turkey or the intracacies of hybrid car.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

mLearning Trends

For a pre-beta application, it seemed generally polished and stable too meaning it will be great addition to many ID tool kits in the future for those targeting deliverables to high resolution iOS and Android screens -- not sure this will work on many if any BlackBerry devices though. This first post will focus on LS2011 and I’ll post again on CTIA tomorrow. Storyline from Articulate.

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Mobile Messaging News Roundup

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If we can’t imagine the future we want, then neither can our creations. Zendesk want to help brands manage Facebook Messenger traffic  – Zendesk also announced a new Messenger product called  Zendesk Messager  that will fit in with its customer service focus. Every week, our Lead Mobile Strategist Ti Chesley will post a roundup of the biggest news in mobile messaging.

Panlibus » Blog Archive » The past present and future of mobile learning

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Panlibus » Blog Archive » Remember OPAC Suckiness Discussing the drivers behind self-service in academic libraries LibLime Cause Upset in the Open Source Community Staffordshire University library talks with Talis Talking with Talis Podcast: Hazel Hall, Strategic Leader at LIS. Tags: history future Library 2.0 Web 3.0 Google Book Settlement will help stimulate eBook availability in.

How Text Messaging Will Change for the Better in 2016

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look back at developments during 2015 reveals the emergence of SMS-based features and services — built on existing businesses and preferences — that will continue to drive text messaging as a dominant force in the coming year and beyond. He claims that Chloe’s SMS service tops Siri in terms of being faster, more efficient and more “intelligent.”

Only Dead Fish: The Mobile Future

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Also on the bill was Richard Titus (currently Controller, Future Media, Audio & Music and Mobile at the BBC, but soon to take the helm at Associated). The Mobile Future - RSA View more presentations from R Titus. Tags: future Richard's framing of the new environment was very good. There may be multiple variations on these themes but this, is essentially, it.

Mobile Messaging News Roundup

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This brilliant app will send you a positive text message every morning  – A wonderful article about ShineText, a service sending positive affirmations daily via text. Petition Before The FCC To Recognize Text Messaging As A Telecommunications Service Under Title II Of The Communications Act Heats Up  – A good summary of the “Text Neutrality” debate so far!

2014: A year in review

Steve Vosloo

Product manager of X-kit Achieve Mobile , Pearson South Africa’s first schools mobile service, offering high school test and exam revision for learners with feature and smart phones. The content is fully curriculum-aligned, levelled for difficulty and based on a solid theoretical framework, while the service includes leaderboards, badges and social network integration. Head of mobile.

How can health within clinics be improved by mLearning? A research report with 29 recommendations

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Full research reports sometimes stop me from really reading it in full, so I was very happy when the Epic newsletter dropped this summary research report on mLearning for NHS (UK's National Health Service, but also accessible for other countries health services) in my mailbox. The report starts of with a nice overview on the benefits of mLearning (just-in-time, any place, context.)

Take Note: ‘Explain Everything’ app is THE top education app right now

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thought that such a limitation was strange seeing as a large target market for such apps is schools that often have restrictions on Internet access or on students signing up to any old web service. Indigenous Education and Training Futures Division | [link]. This is brilliant for being able to make podcasts / instructional movies anywhere anytime. Watch out for some from me real soon.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

We wouldn't be shocked to find Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 7 OS appearing on upcoming Nokia handsets or tablet devices, or RIM getting acquired by Microsoft or another tech titan like IBM Global Services in a deal akin to HP acquiring Palm in 2010. a.k.a. How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions? Prediction #1 - mLearning Engagements Expand. On the Target – But Barely. Prediction #2. Robert

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My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

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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