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Free online book on #mobile learning research

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The relentless editing team of Mohamed Ally and Avgoustos Tsinakos have released a free, online book on global mobile learning implementations and trends in collaboration with the Open University of China. Ho Chapter 14 Using Self-Efficacy to Assess the Readiness of Nursing Educators and Students for Mobile Learning by Richard F. You can download the 258 page book here.

New Mobile Learning Research

Upside Learning

ASTD last week released its new research report, titled ‘ Mobile Learning – Delivering Learning in a Connected World ‘, which we are very pleased to have sponsored. Mobile learning enhances the learning function through performance support. Mobile Learning

New Mobile Learning Research Report

Upside Learning

We have always believed that mobile is the future of learning and have continually strived to evolve our offerings in line with that belief. As predicted early last year, 2013 saw an explosion of mobile devices in the learning field, with tablets in particular being in the forefront of this growth. Mobile Learning Being associated with and […].

ASTD Webcast On New Mobile Learning Research

Upside Learning

Regular readers of this blog will be aware that we recently supported ASTD research on Mobile Learning , a report around that was released in May 2012. ASTD conducted a free webinar on that research report this week. Manager, Learning Technology at Qualcomm). Kevin believes it’s the tablets that have really got mobile learning started.

Free #mobile research papers from #mLearn Qatar

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Free papers on mobile learning research are made available to all thanks to the mLearn Qatar organizing team. The paper on " mobile learning through indigenous languages: learning through a constructivist approach " written by Mmaki Jantjies and Mike Joy was a treat to read. This got me thinking about the lack of mobile OER again. So, got reading.

Successfully implementing #mobile 2.0 within institute using participatory action research

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The following paper provides insights and arguments on embedding, optimizing and collaboratively changing the institutional approach to mobile learning involving social media or mobile 2.0. Thom was the lead in getting this change realized via participatory action research. projectshave transformed a tertiary education institution’s approach to e-learning.

1st #Moodle research conference and Dutch MoodleMoot

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love it, so I gladly send out the news for the upcoming Moodle research conference and Dutch MoodleMoot. And as a keynote they give the floor to Hans de Zwart (English blog) who is the innovation manager for global learning technologies with Shell. The conference will provide opportunities for sharing, discussing and providing constructive criticism of research outcomes and methods.

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

mLearning Revolution

Last week Cisco published a research paper entitled “ Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2012–2017 ,” which included some staggering figures, as to the speed with which we are adopting internet-connected mobile devices around the world. mobile devices per capita. Mobilize Learning by Optimizing it for Touch.

Ambient: Africa The Fastest Growing Market for Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

Ambient Insight’s latest research forecasts that Africa’s mobile learning revenues will reach $530 million by 2017, up from $102 million in 2012. Industry News Africa Ambient Insight mobile learning research

Future Mobile Learning

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

Last week in a workshop on mobile learning I was looking for something interesting in that difficult time right after lunch. So I decided to talk about where mobile is going and thus additional opportunities for mobile learning. mobile mLearning research mobile learning history future presentation ADLWhat did I miss?

Free papers on mobile learning from #IMLF2016 conference #mlearning

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This is a really wonderful set of papers that encompass the latest mobile learning realities and implementations. To give you an idea, I am adding the abstract of her paper here: Mobile devices transcend the educational affordances provided by conventional tethered electronic and traditional learning.

#PhD sharing #online and #MOOC #research instruments

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Trying to collect meaningful answers to the question: "how do experienced online learners determine what they want to learn and how?". Well, the research question sounds a bit more formal, but I like the question this way. This central research question came out of the results from a pilot study which I planned during the first closed beta courses of FutureLearn. If so, how? 3.

What to research? Seamless learning or self-directed learning in MOOC?

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There is a bit of a fork in the road with my PhD research. I can feel it. What would you research if you were me? The setting: as I am looking at FutureLearn courses and how participants in mobile enabled MOOC self-direct their learning I am getting the feeling that I am missing an angle. Currently, I am looking for that extra in seamless learning. maybe a mix.

Call for gender, mobile and learning research cases ideas

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If you work on a project, or idea which involves gender and mobile or online learning, make sure you get an article in to Ronda Zelezny-Green. She is the founder and organizer of the Gender & Mobile/Learning Newsletter , packed with news and now running up for its first year edition. Ronda is an upcoming, yet already sparkling researcher and a prolific blogger.

These Stats Bode well for Mobile Learning

mLearning Revolution

 . All signs continue to point to a near future where mobile devices will surpass desktop PCs for how we connect to the Internet, shop, and most other things, including learning. believe we are getting very close to a ‘mobile-first’ approach to developing content and I can’t wait to see we can come up as a community when it comes to mobile learning design.

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5 Views of the Future of Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

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.  The first presentation by Rudy De Waele is pretty interesting as he gives us multiple views from 46 different “experts&# on mobile learning. Some are clearly pushing the envelope more than others.

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Mobile Learning Edge Roadmap

Mobile Learning Edge

Download the Mobile Learning Implementation Roadmap by Gary Woodill, i5 Research. mlearning implementation road map. How-to Presentations Tools

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

Upside Learning

Mobile Learning has been on our minds and for all the right reasons. And we are one of the 30 exhibitors showcasing our entire range of innovative Mobile Learning Solutions at booth number 316. Also on display would be our newly launched revolutionary platform for Mobile Learning – Upside2Go. What Is Mobile Learning? See you there.

Get Mobile to Implement Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

In an article from Float Mobile Learning , an mLearning firm based in Illinois, Scott McCormick suggests that to really discover what your firm requires in terms of mobile education and support, you have to get mobile yourself. Listen to their needs before you design your mobile learning program and you’ll get a lot further when you implement it.

New free #research articles #IRRODL lots of interesting papers

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The first, in pieces from Canada, the UK, Korea, and Saudi Arabia, considers aspects of open and distributed learning on culture, learning, and knowledge. Thirdly, and not surprisingly in any ODL journal, South African, Balkan, Chinese, and Taiwanese researchers give us the results of their investigations into the use of specific distance learning tools. The relationship of satisfaction to learning is, of course, its own topic, also often researched. So from four continents, multiple researchers using a variety of methods. Walker, Brian R.

Reviews for The Mobile Learning Edge

Mobile Learning Edge

To date, the reviews have been very positive, and reviewers seem to recognize that the book is aimed at business decision makers, more than instructional designers. WordPress Admin

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Ethical Issues in Mobile Learning: Scenarios for Discussion

Float Mobile Learning

European researchers have developed six scenarios related to the ethics of mobile learning research. Industry News Research IamLEARN mobile learning ethics

Take A Leap Of Faith With Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

This article was originally published in Learning Technologies 2013’s special show guide issue. Mobile Learning has been on the horizon for a long time but has met with scepticism and technical constraints in its early days. Now, even though bandwidths have improved and devices have become more capable, mobile learning is still struggling to take off. Just do it!

Twitter as a Mobile Learning Platform

The Mobile Learner

In the case of instructional uses, Twitter can be used to: - provide students with a way to connect with each other and other students around the globe to discuss their learning. create complex learning activities (i.e. students take on the role of an historical figure or character they are learning about and tweet as if they were that person). hashtags, lists).

Studies Show: Recent Research on Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

Every day around the world, thousands of research studies are produced on every conceivable subject. Pedagogy and Learning ResearchSo, when I checked out the Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE) recently, that there were [.].

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

mLearning Revolution

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. Would you like me to show you the insultingly simplified mobile site?” It turns out that mobile users wanted to do this much to Yelp’s surprise. Send to Kindle.

#ic_moveme Agnes Kukulska-Hulme mobile learning applications for newcomers in a city @agneskh

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Agnes Kukulska-Hulme shared thoughts about informal mobile learning in cities, embedding her talk in the contemporary fabric of society with all it’s changes. We live in an increasingly mobile workld. Mobile phones are mostly personal tools. This app takes us to a future where learning is taking place outside of conventional classrooms, but in the world.

New Handbook of Mobile Learning Is Far-Reaching In Breadth and Depth

Float Mobile Learning

Routledge''s 2013 compilation of more than 100 mobile learning research articles should be considered by faculty members, consultants, and even mobile learning developers. Industry News Pedagogy and Learning book review Handbook of Mobile Learning

27 Benefits Listed for Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

A recent review of research on mobile learning by Dr. Naomi Norman surveyed benefits for mobile learning as perceived by members of the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK. While there may be a few items missing, this is about as complete a list as you get: Convenience (learning location). Convenience (timely learning). Control of learning. Fits many learning styles. Lends itself to informal learning. Research UncategorizedReassurance. Flexibility. Relevance. Quick and easy access to information. Improved care.

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

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This is a great set of mobile learning papers ( proceedings available here ) written for the 15th mLearn conference that was organised in Sydney, Australia on 24-26 October 2016. The theme chosen for the conference was Mobile Learning Futures – Sustaining Quality Research and Practice in Mobile Learning. Sustainability and quality are the keys to mobile learning. Future mobile learning research needs to look beyond technological intervention per se. Yue, Lisa Y. Law, Hiu Ling Chan, Jade B. Chan, Elaine Y.

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Mobile Learning Has A Promising Future In India

Upside Learning

It is a well-known fact that Mobile learning hasn’t yet picked up steam within India. The primary reason for this being the low rates of mobile internet penetration in our country. However that might change very soon if we are to believe research conducted by McKinsey & Company. would love to know what you think about the future of mobile learning in India.

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

Ignatia Webs

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. mobile mobile learning health eLearning

New Issue of the International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation (IJMLO)

Mobile Learning Edge

Academic articles on mobile learning are found in many different journals. However, only a few journals are specifically dedicated to mobile learning. One of these is the International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation , a UK journal in its 5th year.   Exploring the factors that affecting intention to use mobile learning. Norman A.

5 Key Mobile Learning Takeaways from Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends Report [Slides]

mLearning Revolution

If you are a Learning Professional, who needs to convince stakeholders about the importance of mobile learning, one way is to bombard them with mobile statistics, and there’s no better source than the annual Internet Trends Report presented by Mary Meeker. Here are my top 5 key takeaways for m-Learning from this year’s Internet Trends Report: 1.

April Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

Best of Mobile Learning April 1, 2011 to April 30, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. slide2learn #iPadEd #mlearning - uLearning Blog , April 4, 2011 Revisiting the Notion of Audiobooks and Public Libraries - The Mobile Learner , April 10, 2011 How can health within clinics be improved by mLearning?

Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

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I’ve spent an inordinately long time writing a whitepaper on mobile learning trying to expound our thoughts about it and how it might be used in the workplace. I’ve been doing some research around it and I’ve documented some of the better links I’ve come across. If you’re considering mobile learning in any shape or form, I’d suggest you give these a browse. Mobile Learning Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training. Learning Org. Mobile Learning thinking: Get on your skateboard to keep up! Will at Work Learning.

Mobile Learning in Canada: an Update

Mobile Learning Edge

In February 2011, I wrote a brief overview of the mobile learning industry in Canada. Since that time, I have become more aware of other mobile learning initiatives in Canada, especially being part of the “Taking Ontario Mobile” (TOM) project at the Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCADU). Being Being a Canadian, I am interested in how the mobile learning is progressing in my home country. Here The Mobile Learner – Rob de Lorenzo’s blog about mobile learning in the school system. Dr. K.

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Learning analytics as indicators of online course drop-out a paper by the MobiMOOC research team

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Under the lead of the wonderfully driven Apostolos Koutropoulos , Sean Abajian and Michael Sean Gallagher , all of us in the MobiMOOC research team (other members are Nilgün Keskin , Rebecca Hogue and Osvaldo Rodriguez and myself) got a chance to collaboratively write a paper on "emotive vocabulary in MOOCs: context and participation retention".

Float Mobile Learning Research Report Suggests mHealth is Poised to Explode in Next Decade

Float Mobile Learning

March 13, 2012 – Float Mobile Learning, a consulting firm that develops mobile strategies and apps for major healthcare organizations and Fortune 500 companies, released the final [.]. Android iOS Press Releases Research apps healthcare apps medical apps mhealth-tag mobile healthMorton, Ill.

If 80% is #informal #learning, why focus on inner-MOOC actions? #MOOC

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A small ''brain wandering journey'' on why I feel MOOC research should look more intensely at informal learning outside of the actual MOOCs (informal learning generated by the dynamics in MOOCs), and overall lifelong learning in an ever changing online learning environment, for a workforce that is becoming older in an knowledge driven era.