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The Future Of Mobile Learning

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Last week Amit and I made a small presentation to the Mobile Learning MOOC (MobiMOOC) about the possibilities in the future of mobile learning. We’d like to share what we presented because it encapsulates technologies that will impact/affect the future of mobile learning and learning in general, readers of this blog will probably find it of special interest.

Emerging trends in education and mobile learning

Steve Vosloo

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. Note: The issue of Emerging Trends and New Technology begs the question: for who? Developed country trends are very different from developing country trends. Overlapping of education trends and mobile-enabled opportunities. Mobile learning itself is a trend. For further reading, see the UNESCO report on The Future of Mobile Learning ( report | slides ). Most of the points below focus on the latter.

6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

mLearning Revolution

Since it’s still January and people are blogging about trends or predictions for the new year, I thought I’d share some areas I believe Rapid eLearning Vendors should focus on in 2012 in order to stay ahead of the curve or worse, have a small startup eat their lunch. 1. happen to think this is the future of how we will learn about new software and acquire it from here on out.

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5 Views of the Future of Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

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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The Future of Mobile, According to Mary Meeker

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Gary Woodill reviews the KPCB Internet Trends 2013 slide deck, pointing out the good and the incomplete information. Industry News Research market share Mary Meeker tablets trends

Exploring future #seamless learning strands for #MOOC

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Last year Nilgün Keskin , Apostolos Koutropoulos , and myself stuck our heads together and wrote a research paper on Exploring Future Seamless Learning Strands for Massive Open Online Courses. The MSL concept was used as a starting point to explore how MOOC could be prepared for seamless learning and to explore future research options. Exploring Future Seamless Learning Research Strands for Massive Open Online Courses. Handbook of Research on Emerging Priorities and Trends in Distance Education: Communication, Pedagogy, and Technology , 201. 2014).

Future trends in #mobile technology what can we expect in the next 5, 10, 15 years #unesco_mlw

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Mobile phones will be cheaper in the future, but we must also learn children to be constructive, self-exploratory and critical in and out of classrooms. Keynote Paul Kim, Stanford University. Good talk, but a bit technology utopian. He focuses on success stories from his projects with children around the world while using mobile devices. for most human fields. Conveying the message of peace.

The future of #HigherEd and #apps & #web two free report by Pew

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On many occasions these reports are linked to educational technology or trends, which is great when you are interested in training/education with innovative technologies. While everyone knows by now that the future of higher ed is in a fast evolving state, and giving rise to a lot of new initiatives, the results of this report are of interest. Overall a nice read and food for thought.

The New Adobe Captivate 7 Marches Backwards into the Future [Review]

mLearning Revolution

There’s nothing in there that addresses real solutions for today’s trending topics, such as Cloud computing, Mobile Learning, Responsive Design, Adaptive publishing, Mobile Apps, etc. A year ago I wrote a post entitled  An Honest Assessment of Adobe Captivate 6 [First Impressions] , which garnered 81 ReTweets and 62 comments, and to this day is the most read post here on my blog. Conclusion.

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Mobile Learning: The Future of Workplace Learning (CLO Summit India – Slidedeck)

Upside Learning

Held in Mumbai, the event saw some eminent industry experts talk on different topics related to L&D in the workplace. I too had an opportunity to share my thoughts, as part of panel of power session on the future trends and tools in L&D under the track ‘Mobile Social and E-Learning’. firmly believe that mLearning is the future of learning, be it at the workplace or otherwise.

Why Windows 8 and Touch-enabled Laptops Bode well for the Future of Mobile Learning – [Video]

mLearning Revolution

In my opinion, these apps gives us a glimpse of what apps like Articulate Storyline and Studio, Camtasia, Captivate, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc, will look like in the near future. My point with all these trends is that they will help expedite the adoption of mobile learning everywhere. Mobile Learning featured future mLearning touch-enabled laptops Windows 8 Conclusion.

Mobile trends for 2020


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End of a personal era at the Institute of Tropical Medicine

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In the last few years I jumped in on every new trend that got me excited: QRcodes emerged, MOOC’s started to take off, mobile learning became universally integrated and online learning moved from sporadic towards a global trend. education ITM futureToday is my last day at the Institute of Tropical Medicine. Happy endings, and wishing you all inspiring new beginnings in 2013! » The future of social networking – a concept investigation

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The future of social networking – a concept investigation Posted by matt on October 01, 2009 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my blog and get updates either via email or via RSS. It’s an investigation into how social networking may work in the future, focusing on mobile and augmented reality (AR). Goodbye to privacy Privacy is already an issue of concern now and for our digital future. lol at laughing or crying… true about the privacy and the future! Tags: augmentedreality future social Thanks for visiting! Whose an outsider?

Free report on #teaching to reach education for all

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If recent trends in the region continue, the richest boys will achieve universal primary completion in 2021, but the poorest girls will not catch up until 2086. On recent trends, girls from the poorest families in sub-Saharan Africa are only expected to achieve lower secondary completion in 2111. must admit I like the addition of ''quality'' to the ''education for all'' concept.

Mobile stats for 2010 and 2011


We will be uploading some of our own perspectives on this in the future. mobile friday smiles stats trends mobile coverage why mobileI 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. So if you want to know mobile internet usage in Ghana – you will struggle.

Free book on the Future of Reputation on the Web and the importance of Understanding Privacy

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Surf to The Future of Reputation by Daniel Solove published by Yale University Press in October 2007 and get into the dark side of the Web. Focusing on blogs, Internet communities, cybermobs, and other current trends, he shows that, ironically, the unconstrained flow of information on the Internet may impede opportunities for self-development and freedom.

Are the robots taking over? Augment your reality, don't lose it!


thinking about the skills you need for future life, rather than narrow focus on a few subjects [18:30] If you have to measure schools, maybe you should be looking 10 years down the line. Absolutely - Are they the future? mUbuntu usage future devices learners as creators constructivism trends why mobile Augmented Reality MOOC mobimooc ARWhen is technology helping, and when does it hinder? How can you ensure "enthusiasm for the new" doesn't blind you to what is good right now? 7.30] Thinking about touch screens. Voice control. Google glass. Has blackberry died?

Learning wrap up, last post of Gregorian Calendar 2013

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TEDx2013 Another trend that kept going were the TED conferences. Nice trend there, but tough to realize, although we only have to look at Star Trek to realize what is to come. or should I say I thank StarTrek for predicting the future since 1966 ? eLearning future of education mobile mooc seamless learning The darkest days produce darker thoughts. but I cannot.

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

10 Major Mobile Learning Trends to Watch For. Mobile Learning: Landscape And Trends. mLearning Trends. 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. Why You Need A Mobile Learning Strategy.

NMC horizon #report 2014 on #education in #HighEd

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Although I do think about latest trends, this 52 page report always brings the most important trends together in a comprehensive and brief overview. eLearning future of education learning learning analytics mobile mobile learning online learning report The NMC horizon report is ALWAYS an inspiration. mean, maybe it is not being the best that matters, but getting all on board?

Linking #k12 to #mLearning, networked learning, cloud computing

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As the New Media Consortium report is out looking at the upcoming trends for k12 and online learning , I was pleasantly surprised by the emerging combinations which clearly embrace new educational technologies and student-centered focus. It provides a nice overview of new options and trends for young students, as well as interesting assumptions. Rethinking the Roles of Teachers. !

10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]

mLearning Revolution

The Future of the Web is Responsive Design! And this is why in my humble opinion, the future of mobile learning design looks brighter for Adobe, and I see Captivate 8 as a great first step toward this vision. Importing HTML5 content. I’m glad to see the Captivate team embracing HTML5 as the future of the web. eLearning. — RJ Jacquez (@rjacquez) January 9, 2015. link]. 2.

The benefits of open access #openeducation

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And also for which ends is it pursued and which of the current trends are most relevant to advancing the equity agenda? education open content eLearning open science open education future of educationThanks to Stephen Downes' Ol'Daily I got hold of a wonderful and very insightful blogpost from Laura Czerniewicz. In her blogpost she talks about educational technology for equity. In the post she zooms in on an essay she wrote (the original form of the essay) in which she uses the South African context to look at whose interests educational technology does serve?

From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

mLearning Revolution

Let’s get one thing out of the way, the future of eLearning isn’t about adding more ‘ animations ‘ to our existing eLearning (in the name of making courses more engaging), neither is it about an eLearning 2.0 or 3.0 No, the future of eLearning and Learning in general is Mobile Learning or better yet Multiscreen Learning , either way we can abbreviate it as m Learning.

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Two new ubiquitous technologies for Education

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Google Glass – this falls into the current trend of ‘wearable’ technology – where a supplementary device like a watch or glasses communicate with your smartphone by bluetooth. Future mlearn mlearning mobile/miniaturisation uLearning glass Google ibeacon iPad Check out this quick video of what’s being done by fellow ADE Paul Hamilton here in Australia.

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).

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. This is another important trend for us to keep in mind as we design the next generation of learning experiences. Send to Kindle. Is mLearning Really The Future

mLearning World

skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * * mLearning World Live Wednesday, October 04, 2006 Is mLearning Really The Future Ive once again stumbled across another presentation that decries mLearning as The Future of learning. mLearning the future or is mLearning all around us already? agree that in Australia it is a long way off. Training.

Apple Proves Mobile makes the Desktop better: A lesson for us in mLearning and eLearning

mLearning Revolution

It started with Lion last year when they included multi-touch gestures via their magic trackpad and this trend continues with Mountain Lion’s mobile-first features, such as the upcoming Notification Center, Dictation, AirPlay, and Game Center. I think it’s fascinating that Apple is bringing Mobile features such as notification and Dictation to the Mac. What do you think?

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

Another trend is to allow staff to use their personal mobile devices for business. In future, however, mobile web will be the best. HTML5 is the future of mobile web, even if it’s not ready to the extent we believe it to be. We expect the tools to become more capable in exploiting the potential of HTML5 in future. Establish the Need. Ask yourself -. Assess Readiness.

Module on open education: policy, accreditation by George Siemens #openEd

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This course will offer a detailed overview of the history of openness in education, current trends including legal and technological developments, as well as future directions. Educators in all sectors (primary, secondary, and higher education), as well as administrators, will benefit from being well informed of trends and the organizational impact of open education.

An Honest Assessment of Adobe Captivate 6 [First Impressions]

mLearning Revolution

For the record, I’m still not convinced the future of eLearning is crowding slides with a bunch of photographic characters of people in different poses, but for the sake of argument, Storyline beats Captivate 6 hands-down here. First off, congratulations to my old team at Adobe for launching Adobe Captivate 6. Haphazard Effort. Here are some examples. Conclusion. Send to Kindle.

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Add your knowledge to the #mLearning toolkit from #JISC

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It will develop to include a section on future trends, incorporate additional examples, and be made available in a variety of formats. JISC, the UK agency for leadership in digital technology and learning (and also the host of the IAmLearn mail list) launched a new guide: Emerging Practice in a Digital Age: A guide to technology-enhanced institutional innovation.

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.

5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

Upside Learning

Worldwide, Samsung probably sells more smartphones than anyone else , Looking into the future – this article predicts that iPads will retain more than 50% of the installed base of all tablets in 2016, but Android and Windows Metro will be the other two dominant platforms. While the demand for HTML5 courses is yet to catch up, the demand is growing stronger nevertheless. with HTML5 Converter.

4 Ways Smartphones are helping People Learn a new Language

mLearning Revolution

According to, Apple’s iPhone line leads this trend, even the budget-friendly iPhone 5C. According to  Rare Job Daily News , mobile software developers are taking advantage of this trend, releasing their own tools to facilitate learning. In your opinion, what does the future hold for this nifty device in language learning? Image courtesy of: Michael Cahill.

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#PhD journey – choosing a topic writing a #proposal

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It ranges from pragmatic, to personal, to materializing hopes for the future. user interface, android tech embedding) Emerging trends and innovations (e.g. Another useful thought to find your topic of interest is to think where would you like to work in the future ? What I share is based on personal ideas, so feel free to add what helped/s you along the way.

Relevant Science: "Mobile Learning: Trends and Challenges"

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Friday, March 26, 2010 "Mobile Learning: Trends and Challenges" 1 10:21 Edweek Producer: Jennifer: Todays chat, "Mobile Learning: Trends and Challenges," sponsored by CDW-G is open for questions. Tuesday March 23, 2010 2:59 Moderator: Katie Ash 2:59 Edweek Producer: Jennifer: Thanks for joining us for todays chat, "Mobile Learning: Trends and Challenges," sponsored by CDW-G.

Book Review: Designing mLearning: tapping into the mobile revolution for organizational performance, by Clark Quinn

Mobile Learning Edge

The book ends with several chapters on mobile design and future trends. The past six months has seen the publication of three new books on mobile learning. First, there was Mobile Learning: structures, agency, practices by Norbert Pachler, Ben Bachmair, John Cook, and Gunther Kress (Eds.) Springer, 2010). It will appeal only to other academics. It is an enjoyable book to read.