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The Single Biggest Myth about Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

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These are all valid misconceptions about mobile learning, that get the advantages of mLearning across. Furthermore, all the talk about mLearning has helped raise awareness and has answered the question, ‘ why should I care about mobile ?’ The Single Biggest Myth about Mobile Learning [#mLearning] was first posted on March 10, 2015 at 9:21 pm. There it is!

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Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]

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Making a business case for mLearning. Hands-on workshop exercises. *  mLearning Opportunities and Challenges. mLearning lessons from mobile apps. Hands-on workshop exercises. *  The Current State of mLearning Design Tools. Pros and Cons of Articulate Storyline, TechSmith Camtasia and Adobe Captivate for mLearning Design. Best Navigation Patterns for mLearning.

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Free #research papers on #mLearning from mLearn conference

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The topics are very diverse: augmented learning, health (diabetes 1 support among others), gender, learning analytics, mLearning pedagogy, language learning, learning with tablets. augmented learning pedagogy mobile mLearning research mobile learning health diabetes conferencesToday the free proceedings of the mLearn2012 conference that was organized in Helsinki were put online.

From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

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So if technology isn’t the real challenge for us in transitioning from eLearning to mLearning, then what are the real challenges? Here are 5 things I think are more difficult to overcome than technology, on our way to the promise mLearning land: 1. For more information, check out this post I did on the advantages of thinking mobile-first in mLearning. 5. vision.

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New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions

However, HTML5, by itself, doesn't really get the job done, as far as mLearning goes, because HTML5 by itself is largely a static, one-way presentation-capable kind of. In Rapid Intake’s mLearning Studio™, HTML affords animation and interactivity that. build with Rapid Intake’s mLearning Studio™ work on just. began. from all sides, smart phones and tablets are here to stay.

Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

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Upcoming Events: Here’s a list of some of my upcoming events and conferences: August 13-14 : From e-Learning to mLearning Design Training [6-hr Online Workshop]  [link]. If you are looking for Speakers for your 2013 eLearning, mLearning and Mobile Events, please contact me  [link]. Mobile Learning featured mLearning mobile mobile devices per capita. Conclusion. Like this post?

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

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One thing I stress in my mLearning workshops is the fact that having an iPad-only strategy for Learning is not a thorough mLearning Strategy. In this post I want to share with you a great presentation I found on Slideshare, that inspired me for my workshops, and that helps me make a case for developing a multiscreen mLearning strategy vs. an iPad-only strategy. Send to Kindle.

great paid eBook on #mLearning field work

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This is a paid book (10 dollars), which is understandable as Michael is currently an experienced eLearning and mLearning expert, but gone back to University to become a PhD student (and that is an expensive moment in anyone''s life, so extra income is always welcome). mobile mLearning education research mobile learning books ebook eLearning Really imaginative illustrations!

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8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning

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However we need more from our Industry and it’s my hope that 2013 will be the year we fully immerse ourselves into what I call the ‘ Post-eLearning era ‘ and seize the potential of mLearning. To fully realize the potential of mLearning, though, we need to think outside the eLearning box and question many of our traditional practices. iPhone) and Android (e.g.

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The “m” in mLearning means More

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When you go to a conference on Mobile Learning or attend a webinar, you pretty much know the drill; the Presenter spends most of his or her time going through a long list of challenges we face as an eLearning industry considering the move to mobile learning (mLearning). So say it with me a few times, the “m” in mLearning means “More!” Send to Kindle.

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Topics of free #mLearning course #MobiMOOC

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After consulting all you wonderful mLearning enthusiasts, I gladly share the the topics that will be covered in the next free, open and online course on mLearning called MobiMOOC. The topics of the second week are a bit more complex, yet they add to already existing learning experiences or more holistic mLearning views. What is meant by the (peace) tree architecture?

6 Drivers Of mLearning In The Workplace

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Mobile learning (or mlearning) is probably a hot topic of discussion in your organization right now. In some organizations, L&D staff is struggling to build a business case for mlearning. These will help you make the business case for mLearning. 1. Mobile Learning Workplace Learning mLearningDoing More With Less. They are using technology to ‘amplify’ the enterprise.”

Converting eLearning to mLearning? 4 Steps to Set the Wheels in Motion

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In our day to day interactions as eLearning vendors, we are very often asked this question – “How do I convert my legacy eLearning to mLearning?” ” Here are 4 steps to help you go through the process of converting eLearning to mLearning. 1. Mobile Learning Converting eLearning to mLearning eLearning to mLearningContent & Context One of the most common Mobile Learning Pitfalls is […].

Implementing mLearning In The Workplace

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Implementing mLearning In The Workplace. Mobile Learning Workplace Learning Implementing mLearning Implementing mLearning In The Workplace mLearning mLearning In The WorkplaceHere’s the slide deck of the same. View more presentations from Upside Learning. We also released a ebook on getting started with mobile learning last week which you may find useful.

#mHealth opportunities and planning using #mLearning

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have been there in the past and it is a real treat, because in just 2 days you will get immersed in all things mLearning and ready to take control of a new mLearning project. mobile mLearning journals eLearning guild mobile learning health mhealth mHealth is a rapidly growing market. The mHealth article is entitled Mobile Learning Support for Global Health.

Google’s Android Training Initiative – Will it boost mLearning?

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Given the nascent stage of mLearning development, the learning value that mLearning developers can derive from this training program is tremendous. Eventually that will result in us being able to design more compelling and engaging mLearning experiences. Mobile Learning Android Android Training mLearning Training InitiativeAs of now the program has 11 basic classes. 1.

Are #mLearning projects in Africa really successful? #ICT4D critique

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He moves away from the main trend of depicting mLearning as successful simply because it brings education to people that did not use technology for education before and of the main narrative that mLearning is a sure benefit. John starts of the seminar with putting question marks on widely promoted mLearning projects like Nokia Maths project. But what are they buying into?

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MLearning and a Global Workforce

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UpSide Learning blogger Aneesh Bhat suggested this week that to remain competitive, companies must increase their agility in the informational and educational support they provide their employees. Access to information at all times is now necessary to sustain momentum and provide employees with the tools and reinforcement they require. The need of the hour is —technology that enables organizations to distribute “just-in-time” updates that are both targeted and tracked. Bhat, 2011). Mobile Learning: What it can do for a global workforc e | Aneesh Bhat | Upside Learning | 21 February 2011.

FutureLearn: pedagogical & mLearning MOOC platform - the approach

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For all of you out there wanting to push your government into setting up a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform gathering knowledge from all your national universities, take a look at the approach of UK’s open university on planning a MOOC platform, it looks very promising. At age 10 I could understand and speak basic English thanks to them (Dutch being my mother tongue). So will it work?

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unesco: opportunities, threats & challenges of #mLearning #mlw2013

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At the second day of the UNESCO's mLearning week , where Agnes Kukulska-Hulme from the Open University in the UK started the day with a very enlightening presentation bringing together the latest on mLearning pedagogies and focusing on a gender related project. social network mobile mLearning research social media social learning mobile learning unesco

free eBook with 61 tips for #mLearning from eLearning Guild

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The eLearning Guild has published a free eBook, sharing 61 tips on mLearning from a wide variety of mobile learning experts. Knowing these details can be the difference between success and failure for your mLearning project. mobile mLearning eLearning guild mobile learning ebookThe report focuses on: Do you know how and when people use mobile devices?

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mLearning Is Not eLearning on A Mobile Device (Part Deux)

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Mobile Strategy Pedagogy and Learning eLearning vs. mLearning mobile affordances performance support user-generated content John Feser talks about the role of performance support, unique affordances of mobile and user-generated content in mobile learning.

Free #mobile toolkit and link to the FRAME mLearning model

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mobile mLearning research mobile learning eLearning The University of Leicester has been looking at a framework for mobile learning to fit their learning with iPads in university project called PLACES. The Mobile toolkit from JISC as well as an overview of the FRAME model are disseminated via free downloads which you can find here: JISC InfoNet. 2011). 1-65). 2009). Ally (Ed.), 25-47).

Free papers on mobile learning from #IMLF2016 conference #mlearning

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The mobile learning (mlearning) integration framework is comprised of four main parts: beliefs, resources, methods, and purpose. conferences education learning theory mLearning mobile learning mobile technology QR code research technologyThis is a really wonderful set of papers that encompass the latest mobile learning realities and implementations.

Two days before free, open, online #mLearning course #MobiMOOC launches

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There are 12 mLearning topics, all facilitated by wonderful mLearning pioneers. Apart from the three topics mentioned below there will also be: corporate mLearning, mHealth, augmented reality, mobile gaming, mobile activism in education, train-the-trainer, mLearning pedagogy and theory, mLearning for development, mobile tools. crossing fingers").

Durable, rural #mLearning with the Cofimvaba project

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One of my close friends, Adele Botha , has been engaging in a successful mLearning project that is the starting point for a nationwide roll out of mLearning to reach all rural schools in South Africa, the so called Cofimvaba projec t. mLearning education tablet m4d mobile learning open education ICT4D they will do it! it is the complete approach that really blew my mind.

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

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eLearning k12 mLearning mobile networked learning online learning report 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. This is the ideal setting and for many schools not (yet) achievable. BYOD. !

#ict4d challenges to deliver sustainable #mLearning in developing regions

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In a previous post I linked to a presentation by John Traxler , focusing on the discrepancy between current mLearning projects constructed by the mLearning research community that are often lacking rigorous evaluation and sustainable options, and the mobile corporate world pushing for scalable, sustainable mobile projects that are based on pragmatic, transparent facts. and so on.

Join #MobiMOOC for an #ethical debate on #mLearning #philosophy

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Here is a movie where John Traxler gives his view on mobile devices and their impact: mobile mLearning ethics philosophy mobile learning mooc mobimoocFor all of you interested in discussing technologies and its impact, get involved in the John Traxler's week on the impact of mobile devices on the world. What is your opinion on these random questions? continents. Only Antarctica is missing.

Scalable, durable #mLearning intro drill down

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Tom Wambeke and Robin Poppe from the Delta unit of ILO/ITC in Turin, Italy asked a couple of mobile learning people to come over and have a brainstorm on mobile learning options, The dialogue that appeared was interesting as it enabled all of us present to bring together similar priorities, add personal mLearning experiences and building options for people wanting to start, roll-out mobile learning. The slides here reflect the generic ideas or topics that were shared as pointers to start with mLearning or embedding mobile learning into existing (online) learning environments.

Nota tool for collaborative #mLearning with eBooks

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Overall a nice addition for mLearning. mobile tools mLearning OER collaborative learning mobile learning ebookLast week I got a message from Stephanie Ray and she asked me to take a look and review Nota , a free mobile collaborative learning platform which is available in a web format and as a mobile app. After playing around a bit with Nota, it sure seems a nice tool. all over again.

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Converting eLearning to mLearning (Presentation)

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“We are interested in moving to mLearning, but don’t know how.” Mobile Learning Converting eLearning to mLearning e-Learning to m-Learning eLearning to mLearning” As an eLearning vendor, how often have you heard your clients say this, or as an organisation, have had this thought cross your mind? Quite often than not, I bet! With a dynamically evolving technology as the base, Mobile Learning involves careful consideration and […].

A Lesson in Mobile Learning Design from Yelp [#mLearning]

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Learners are ready for Mobile and it’s time to deliver powerful mLearning experiences! Mobile Learning eLearning featured mLearning mobile Yelp I love this tweet, because it epitomizes how most people view the mobile experience, often as the “light” version of the desktop: “It looks like you’re on a train. Send to Kindle.

#call for cases on #mLearning and #STEM

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Anyone having a case or project involving mobile learning (mlearning) and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) in K12 or other, use this wonderful opportunity to reach a wider audience by sending in your case for the upcoming publication edited by the inspiring Helen Crompton and John Traxler. call for papers k12 mLearning mobile mobile learning research

Mobile Learning Revolution – Round-Up Of Our Best mLearning Posts

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Coming to this article, we have rallied the best of our mLearning posts. For all of you who are testing the waters or have already implemented a mLearning strategy, this post, we assure you, is manna from heaven. 1. Get your mLearning basics cleared here. 2. Learn about the 4 components of a good PSS and how you can leverage mLearning platforms as PSSs. 6. See you there.

Drawing up an #mLearning #strategy in 10 steps

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Everyone is joining mLearning, but in many cases some of the basic steps are missing. Looking at my own mLearning roll out, I now see much more elements that will support a good and strong adaption and roll out of any mobile project. Here are 10 steps that make up my own mLearning strategy if I want to work on a new project, if you have additions, please add them via comment or social media: The 5 core steps are similar to any TELearning environment 1. What is the goal of the mLearning project? What is a mLearning content user allowed to do? BYOD or not?

Free #mLearning papers from IJIM, an open access journal

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mobile mLearning journals research paper mobile learning eLearningGreat news! There is a new free edition of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM). iJIM has just published its latest issue at --> [link]. In order to view the papers and articles, you only need to register (which is for free) and once you are registered you can access any article you want.

When Designing Mobile Learning, Think Less is More [#mLearning]

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Over the weekend I came across this fascinating article that really got me thinking about how we should approach the design of mobile learning (mLearning). Mobile experiences are radically different from traditional desktop experiences and thus it’s important to approach the transition to mLearning thinking that our learners on mobile are used to and expect different things from us.

South African #mLearning projects and calls for collaboration

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They are wonderful mLearning experts and … open to collaboration. As a result of their quest, I am writing up some practical mLearning options to create easy mLearning options to add to the overall curriculum (I will share them later in the next few weeks). If you are looking for ways to connect to South African researchers engaged and passionate about mobile learning.

Read the #mobile education report and join @gsma for #mlearning projects

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For those interested, there is also a report on the mLearning landscape, focusing on mLearning in Japan, France, Spain and UK, with examples from these areas. mobile mLearning education lifelong learning mobile learning informal learningIt also describes the assets and expertise the mobile ecosystem (i.e. That report can be viewed here. So get your bid in!