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Free online book on #mobile learning research

Ignatia Webs

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 […].

Free #mobile research papers from #mLearn Qatar

Ignatia Webs

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.

Free papers on mobile learning from #IMLF2016 conference #mlearning

Ignatia Webs

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.

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

#PhD sharing #online and #MOOC #research instruments

Ignatia Webs

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.

Successfully implementing #mobile 2.0 within institute using participatory action research

Ignatia Webs

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.

Tin Can: learner #analytics for the next #research frontier

Ignatia Webs

What if you are looking for an easy, accessible learner analytics that does not only map access and timings, but actually allows trainers and teachers to take a more in-depth look into the actual learning? Looking at Tin Can will reveal a bit of the future of learner tracking and open opportunities for future educational research. The holistic learning environment. Great!

Call for gender, mobile and learning research cases ideas

Ignatia Webs

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.

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

Historical #EdTech perspective for all researchers @sharplm

Ignatia Webs

This is a great, brief set of slides (33 slides) which allows us aspiring/experienced researchers to quickly anchor our own EdTech research or ideas into a historical EdTech perspective (mine: phenomenology, MOOC, social learning). logo programming, mobile learning) all the while linking to inspirational EdTech people who changed the journey of many EdTech researchers (e.g.

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

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.

IAmLearn #mobile newsletter is out: research, ethics, CfP @IAMLorg

Ignatia Webs

One of the academically most influential mobile learning organisations IAmLearn , has just released the first issue of their mLearning newsletter. The newsletter begins with an overview of the changes in the organisation, and continues with some insights from mobile experts, and philosophical ideas with regard to mobile learning. via JISC.

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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 [.].

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

Ignatia Webs

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.

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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1st #Moodle research conference and Dutch MoodleMoot

Ignatia Webs

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.

New free #research articles #IRRODL lots of interesting papers

Ignatia Webs

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.

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?

Review of “Handbook of Mobile Learning”

Mobile Learning Edge

The Handbook of Mobile Learning (Routledge, 2013), edited by Zane L. Muilenburg, and written by almost 100 authors, is clearly an academic offering that will be of interest to those researching and studying mobile learning. ” I have written a long review of this book on the Float Mobile Learning blog. Books Mobile learning Research

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.

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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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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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Float Mobile Learning Research Report Shows How Mobile Agriculture Has Arrived in North America

Float Mobile Learning

August 29, 2012 – Float Mobile Learning, a consulting firm that develops mobile strategies and apps for major agricultural organizations and Fortune 500 companies, has released a [.]. Featured Press Releases mAgriculture mobile agriculture mobile apps mobile learning research mobile research researchMorton, Ill.

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.

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).

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

Contextual Technologies Make Learning Relevant Again

Float Mobile Learning

Industry News Mobile Apps Research learning theory mLearnCon mobile learning mobile technology performance support symposiumThe first cluster in CHAMPIONS is Contextual. What exactly does this mean? Dorsey Dixon gives us an answer in his latest blog post.

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.

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.

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.

Press Release: Float Mobile Learning Releases Quarterly “Environmental Scan,” Proves Mobile Technology is Revolutionizing Education in the Healthcare Industry

Float Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning Releases Quarterly “Environmental Scan,” Proves Mobile Technology is Revolutionizing Education in the Healthcare Industry. Quarterly research report reveals findings on the role of mobile devices in teaching [.]. Press Releases Research environmental scans mhealth mHealth Summit