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10 eBook/Audiobook Resources for Mobile Learning

The Mobile Learner

Reading this article about how ebooks will change the way we read and write inspired me to share some ebook/audiobook resources that can be utilized with mobile devices for mobile learning. 10) MobiPocket Reader : Free ebook reader for your PC, PDA and smart phone. Tags: audiobooks cell_phone ebooks mobilelearning mlearning Open Culture : A blog post of free ebooks from a variety of sources. 9) Free Classic Audio Books : The title of the site says it all!

Text Messaging Offers Valuable Resources During Pregnancy

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But many new mothers aren’t aware of the resources available to them, and don’t participate in proper prenatal care routines as a result. Text messaging offers valuable resources during pregnancy. It works as an informational aide that can offer soon-to-be mothers with resources for caring for herself and her child. Good parenting begins with prenatal care.

Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

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One of the travails of my paper writing (still continues) was that good web resources were quite hard to find, so be spared the ordeal, this is a good place to start. The Revolution No One Noticed: Mobile Phones and Multimobile Services in Higher Education. Cell Phones in Learning. Mobile Phones as a Challenge for Learning. Related posts: Top 100 Learning Game Resources Five Myths of Mobile Learning Mobile Learning in India. If you’re considering mobile learning in any shape or form, I’d suggest you give these a browse. Apple Education. Marc Prensky Blog.

Keyword Texting! New Free Web Resources for Teachers

Cell Phones in Learning

As a result I have been looking for new FREE resources that would allow people to "opt in" and subscribe to my mass text alerts (without me having to type in everyone's phone number). Each channel is set up with a keyword so that students, teachers, community members, and parents can join your mass text message with a keyword from their cell phone! ly website or via phone.

New Book! "Cell Phones in the Classroom"

Cell Phones in Learning

My new book is coming out this September called Cell Phones in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for Educators ! First it has over 16 different cases of K-12 teachers integrating student's own cell phones into classroom learning. Second, it includes many practical lessons plans to integrate student cell phones (any kind!) Finally! Their stories are inspiring!

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mobile learning in africa …

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Tags: managing phones africa 3rd world blended learning on the road free resources authoring

SCVNGR: Cell Phone Scavenger Hunt Builder!

Cell Phones in Learning

Thank you to Jeffrey Branzburg for pointing me towards a resource called SCVNGR. Most of the scavenger hunt type applications online only use smartphones, so it is fantastic to come across one that is more accessible (since over 60% of cell phone users still have basic phones). In SCVNGR you can participate in or create your own mobile scavenger hunts. The hunt can be anywhere!

Webinar recording on #train-the-trainer from Jacqueline Batchelor #mobimooc

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During the third week of MobiMOOC , Jacqueline Batchelor focused on the challenges and benefits of creating a train-the-trainer set up for teachers/tutors/trainers to use a mobile phone at the center of their training and teaching. mLearning low resource setting education training mooc mobimooc eLearning train-the-trainerThe powerpoint of the presentation can be found here, and the youtube or audio presentation is also embedded more below.

mobile phones: the e-readers of choice in South Africa

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have blogged about m-uBuntu before – a growing family of schools in South Africa who are using “cell phones” to transform how they teach. We have been out there a few times, and were very excited to hear it being reported on by “The Word”, a US radio channel who spent a while in Cape Town visiting two great mobile literacy projects there: M4Lit – Mobile Phones for Literacy. Championed by the excellent Steve, Ana & Marion at the University of Cape Town m-Ubuntu – Helping transform teaching in impoverished classrooms, and empower resource-poor teachers.

5 Reasons Every Nonprofit Should Use Text Messaging [Infographic]

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With mobile, you can send information straight to people’s phones and encourage them to donate to your campaign, advocate for your cause, or sign your petition. All Posts Blog Collateral Infographics Mobile Resources and Research Nonprofit npo Resources At Mobile Commons, we believe every nonprofit should use mobile campaigns as an engagement strategy.

New Pew Study Shows that Two Thirds of Americans Check their Phones Even When They’re Not Buzzing

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A new Pew fact sheet shows just how addicted Americans are to their mobile phones. 67% of people check their devices for incoming messages “even when they don’t notice their phone ringing or vibrating.”. People instinctively turn to their phones when they’re looking for a connection from their friends and loved ones. 98% of 18-49 Year Olds Have a Mobile Phone.

Mobile Learning: A Brief Reading List

The Mobile Learner

Lift the Cell Phone Ban: Hosted on the Scholastic website, this article is a plea to lift the ban on cell phones in schools and to use these devices to help students learn. From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning : Liz Kolb’s blog on using cell phones for learning. Chris Webb’s blog post with links to resources that can be used on an iPod Touch to help students learn. Mobile Phones and Citizen Journalism: A wiki on the MobileActive.org website on using cell phones in citizen journalism. link]. 2.  link]. 3.  link]. 4.  link]. 5. 

Mobile Learning Guidelines - essential reading for learning leaders

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As they say in their report: This year the number of connected mobile devices, the vast majority of which are mobile phones, will surpass the world’s population for the first time in history. resources mobile in schools mobile guidelines management leadership free resources top tipsThose nice folks at UNESCO continue to champion mobile learning. Yet despite their ubiquity and the unique types of learning they support, these technologies are often prohibited or ignored in formal systems of education. This represents a missed opportunity. enjoy!

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

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NOTE : Participants will be provided with a 100+ page PDF , which includes Slides, Hands-on Exercises, Best Practices and Resources. Examples of how Smartphones transcend beyond Phones and make our lives better. After delivering my 6Hr Mobile Learning Workshop for companies for a few months, today I’m opening it up for Learning Professionals. Why Register for this Training?

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Make your own Playstation (PSP) resources!

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This is a hot-off-the-press sneak preview. have just seen some of our mobile learning materials running on a PSP! We have been dabbling with it for a while, but what I am looking at right now is materials, built by a non-technical author, using our Mylearning authoring tool. The games were intended for display on a PocketPC, but the team here in cambridge have been reconfiguring

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

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50+ Effective Mobile Learning Tips and Resources [PDF] – By Shelly Terrel. It’s Not eLearning On A Phone. Learning in Hand is a resource for educational technology by Tony Vincent. Mobile Motivation: Mobile Learning Resources. Others Resources. Do note some of these link up to dated articles. Why You Need A Mobile Learning Strategy. Mobile Learning Portal.

Updates on some Favorite Resources.

Cell Phones in Learning

A few great things have happened with some of my most often used mobile resources. 1) Polleverywhere has gone voter friendly! :0 They now allow anyone who signs up to get 1000 votes for free! While you have always been able to post videos from cell phones directly into Eyespot, now Eyespot allows you to "subscribe" through your mobile phone to other people's Eyespot accounts. Then anyone who subscribes to the Eyespot account, will immediately receive the new video post in their mobile phone. Big improvement over the original 100 votes. eyespot polleverywhere

Updates on some Favorite Resources.

Cell Phones in Learning

A few great things have happened with some of my most often used mobile resources. 1) Polleverywhere has gone voter friendly! :0 They now allow anyone who signs up to get 1000 votes for free! While you have always been able to post videos from cell phones directly into Eyespot, now Eyespot allows you to "subscribe" through your mobile phone to other people's Eyespot accounts. Then anyone who subscribes to the Eyespot account, will immediately receive the new video post in their mobile phone. Big improvement over the original 100 votes.

Pew Report Shows that Mobile Phones are the Best Way to Reach the Most People

Mobile Commons

A recent Pew Report shows that mobile phones are the best way to reach the vast majority of the American public. It show that large differences in Internet access still exist across demographic groups, and that the cellular phone is the technology owned by the largest percentage of Americans. The #1 function for which people use their mobile phones? Text messaging.

Pew Study Shows that Texting Outpaces All Other Cell Phone Functions

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Today’s cell phones allow people do everything on the go: check their bank account, send emails, take photos, look up their favorite restaurants. But a recent Pew Report shows that when it comes to a phone’s various functions, users in almost every age category overwhelmingly prefer to use their phones for text messaging. 80% of cell phone owners use the text message function on their phone, compared to 56% who use it to access the internet and 50% who use it to check their email. All Posts Blog Mobile Resources and Research Why Mobile Commons

Mobile Marketing 101: Why You Need a Mobile Campaign Today

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It gives you access to all 300 million Americans with mobile phones – a broader reach than any other digital media. Check out our webinar to see how Mobile Commons can turn the mobile channel into a powerful weapon in your marketing arsenal: All Posts Blog Mobile Resources and Research WebinarsWhat exactly is mobile marketing – and why should you start a campaign today?

Native Apps vs. Mobile Web: Pros and Cons [infographic]

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however they are more expensive to build and companies have to account for so many platforms, each with different programming languages, including iOS, Android, Windows Phone, RIM and others. If only one can be chosen, business must first assess their goals and resources, then closely consider the differences detailed in the infographic and the audience they want to reach.

5 Examples of Great Mobile Calls to Action

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To make it as easy as possible, the form asks for just a cell phone number and a zip code. All Posts Blog Calls to Action Inspirations Mobile Resources and Research Nonprofit npo Your organization may have created the world’s greatest mobile campaign, but the real question is how are you going to get people to opt in? Encourage people to share their personal stories. Stand out!

New Study Shows Texting Can Increase Sales Conversions By 328%

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Our research suggests that texting can be an effective way to supplement email and phone communication channels,” the study says. All Posts Blog Mobile Resources and Research A new study shows that text messaging can increase your sales conversions by a staggering 328%. Leads360 , a sales software provider, recently aggregated data from almost 3.5 million leads across 400 companies.

**Announcement** New Mobile Learning Content Community Resource Available

mLearning World

Content is aggregated from sites such as Cell Phones in Learning, Golden Swamp, mLearning is Good, mLearning World , mLearnopedia, moblearn, Mobile Commons, and MobileDot. Ambient Insight recently reported that the US market for Mobile Learning products and services is growing at a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.7%. learing+2.0 eLearning Education for the iPod Generation.

5 Take-aways from the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Webinar

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In his projects, mobile phones were used by students to capture data from the neighbourhood, on which the students then conducted statistical analysis for their assignments. Many countries – Nigeria, Pakistan and India were mentioned – ban mobile phones at schools. Uncategorized mlw mobile learning mobile phones mlearning UNESCOPedagogy, not technology, must lead.

mLearning-World.com: More Podcasting Educational Resources

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Monday, October 02, 2006 More Podcasting Educational Resources My wife is a Music and Spanish teacher at a local private school and Ive been working with her for the past few months on how she can enhance her teaching through mLearning and other technology. Download a sample podcast here-> Also check out Voice Genesis , a service that InstaSpanish uses to download podcasts to mobile phones. Applicable for all levels. Download the feed here. Or download a sample podcast here.

mLearning-World.com: Note: More mLearning resources to explore

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Sunday, December 03, 2006 Note: More mLearning resources to explore QuizFaber - QuizFaber creates multiple-choice quizzes for the mobile web. Remote Podcasting - Gcast.com allows you to call a phone number to leave a message, which is instantly published as a podcast. Training.

Using Accents in SMS Text Messages

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You see, there are two competing mobile phone technologies in the United States: GSM and CDMA. not sending a message that won’t show up on someone’s phone), we insist on using the most universal and ubiquitous technology everywhere, even if there are some tradeoffs. All Posts Blog Mobile Resources and Research Our Products Text MessagesBut if you join the Spanish-language version of any of their mobile lists, you’ll notice something surprising. None of the characters have the appropriate accent marks. But it’s not just *any* 160 characters. Great!”

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Best Practices for Writing Health Care Related Text Messages

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Provide concrete knowledge and additional resources. Provide Access to More Information : Include a phone number or URL in your message, so users can follow up. All Posts Blog Mobile Resources and Research How do you craft health care messages that will inform your audience and change their behaviors? The CDC has written  a guide that can help you craft better texts.

Use Smartphones in class, say school principals

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For example, in schools that prohibit cell phones, 54% of students still report sending texts during the school day (Lenhart, 2010). Technology-enhanced instruction has the capacity to engage students deeply in their work, connect them with countless resources, and allow them to collaborate across time and space. Tirozzi, added that blocking technologies like smart phones and social networking sites takes education in the wrong direction. They have just released a position statement , summarizing their thoughts on the matter … and it is surprisingly good! Very impressive!

Mobile Learning at TEDxLondon

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Mobile phones have become part of our lives. There are more phones in the developed world than people. Bringing mobile devices and phones into the class to enhance learning. build software to support their learning – regularly making use of mobile phones as a stimulus. Let the kids learn the details about the phones, and become your technical support. Ubuntu.

How To Build Your Mobile List: Add a Mobile Field to Your Web Forms

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In this series of posts, we’ll be discussing a few ways to use the resources you already have to build your mobile list.  . Just put a place for users to enter their mobile phone number and agree that they want to sign up for mobile alerts.  All Posts Blog Mobile Resources and Research Our ProductsWhy exactly they’re entering these details could be for any number of reasons.

Easy and Free mobile classroom website resources and ideas

Cell Phones in Learning

Both are mobile-web friendly and easy to navigate on any basic cell phone with web access (of course, check your plans for mobile web fees). Mobilemo also has some features that the other mobile webpage builders do not often have, such as the ability to create mobile polls and surveys, mobile forms, private mobile options such as uploading and retrieving files from a personal briefcase that only you can access on your mobile phone, ability to post mobile comments and add to a mobile guest book. I have run across two new FREE sites for developing mobile-friendly webpages.

Easy and Free mobile classroom website resources and ideas

Cell Phones in Learning

Both are mobile-web friendly and easy to navigate on any basic cell phone with web access (of course, check your plans for mobile web fees). Mobilemo also has some features that the other mobile webpage builders do not often have, such as the ability to create mobile polls and surveys, mobile forms, private mobile options such as uploading and retrieving files from a personal briefcase that only you can access on your mobile phone, ability to post mobile comments and add to a mobile guest book. I have run across two new FREE sites for developing mobile-friendly webpages.

Low resource areas and mobiles: get into online forums for global knowledge dissemination: e-agriculture.org

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Mobile phones are the success story of bridging the rural digital divide, bringing tangible economic benefits and acting as agents of social mobilization through improved communication. ‘ Mobile Telephony in Rural Areas ' is the latest virtual forum that is organised by e-agriculture. The forum has been running for a few days now and it is worth a visit and/or additional discussions.

How You Can Use Data Mining to Unearth Solid Gold Insights and Reach More People

Mobile Commons

When someone texts in their phone number, you essentially know their location. All Posts Blog Mobile Resources and Research Use Cases How do you use your organization’s data to reach more members? Much ink has been spilled about how data mining can transform your organization’s outreach. But it can be confusing, on a practical level, to figure out where to even start to mine. Results.

April Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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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. iear #slide2learn #edapp - uLearning Blog , April 27, 2011 Keyword Texting! Love this statement re: the #Post-PC world #slide2learn #iPadEd - uLearning Blog , April 4, 2011 Education users of the iPad – I present video mirroring! hotlist hot April

Take A Leap Of Faith With Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Mobile’ is a unique device that brings together the capabilities of numerous disparate devices – like a phone, a camera, an audio/ video player & recorder, a computer, eBook reader, a GPS device, a game console – all in the palm of your hand. Not a bad move, unless you plan to put the same eLearning onto mobile phones too. So what ails mobile learning? Understanding Mobile.

TextClues.A Scavenger Hunt for Cell Phones

Cell Phones in Learning

I have been reviewing a new resource called TextClues. It is a very simple way to create SMS text message scavenger hunts for any cell phone. What I like about the resource is that it is much less complicated than a SCVNGR type resource and the teacher can preset the hunt and then the students can text into a simple keyword code to begin their hunt. Simple, simple! My only negative: it is not free. wish they had an educator version with some free options. Right now it costs 14.99 for 100 clues (I cannot figure out if this is the number of clues you create or send?).