Using Wireless and Mobile Technology to Enhance Teaching and Learning at School
MAY 4, 2010
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Going Mobile: Debating and Using Cellphones in School - The Learning Network Blog - NYTimes.com
APRIL 24, 2010
Region Business Technology Science Health Sports Opinion Arts Style Travel Jobs Real Estate Autos April 19, 2010, 1:27 pm Going Mobile: Debating and Using Cellphones in School By SANDHYA NANKANI AND HOLLY EPSTEIN OJALVO George Osodi/Associated Press At an electronics market in Lagos, Nigeria, cellphones appear in great profusion, as they do throughout poorer lands. What are the drawbacks?
Just Another Mobile Phone Blog: St. Marys City Schools In Ohio, Verizon Wireless And GoKnow! Bring Wireless Technology To The Classroom
DECEMBER 17, 2009
Marys City Schools In Ohio, Verizon Wireless And GoKnow! Bring Wireless Technology To The Classroom Verizon Wireless and GoKnow! Mobile Learning Software Pilot Project Delivers Improved Test Scores within the School District. Marys City Schools, wants the kids in his school district to succeed in a technology-based world. About St. About GoKnow!,
The Emergence Of Mobile Learning For Higher Education In Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia
JANUARY 15, 2013
Interest in mobile learning in Saudi Arabia has grown enormously within the last few years due to the rapid advancement in mobile technologies, wireless networks, and specifications of today’s mobile devices. It is now investing heavily in IT for Saudi school systems and funding Mobile Learning projects, particularly in higher education institutions. JUSUR, LMS System. 5-Year CAGR.
If 80% is #informal #learning, why focus on inner-MOOC actions? #MOOC
MAY 28, 2014
There is a counter action taking place, with entrepreneurial schools popping up in a lot of regions, but then again those highlight a specific, economy driven set of jobs (and taking diversity and creativity into consideration, those jobs are not necessarily fitting all of us). And as such learning needs to be traced to cover full informal learning.
Global Mobile Awards
mLearnopedia on Blogspot
FEBRUARY 15, 2012
Additional information is available at [link] Kajeet and Telcordia for Learning outside the Classroom, powered by Kajeet for Education with Telcordia's Charging and Policy controls By providing specialized mobile broadband connected Smart devices to schools and colleges, Kajeet is helping to ensure that the move from paper-based teaching resources is accomplished fairly across all students.
Mobile Learning in Canada: an Update
Mobile Learning Edge
DECEMBER 1, 2011
The Mobile Learner – Rob de Lorenzo’s blog about mobile learning in the school system. MindShare Learning - has a series of podcasts and other resources for mobile learning aimed at the school systems in Canada. Spongelab Interactive - developer of mobile learning materials for the school system. The Mobile Experience Innovation Centre is a not-for-profit association that supports design leadership, experience innovation and applied research in Canada’s mobile and wireless industries. Rob is a vice-principal in Toronto. Hardware Vendors. Dr. K.
Mobile Learning in Canada
Mobile Learning Edge
FEBRUARY 10, 2011
The Laurier University School of Business & Economics has engaged its 100 full-time Waterloo, Ontario, MBA students in an innovative one-year mobile e-learning pilot. This post is a brief overview of the mobile learning industry in Canada. This is of interest because i5 Research, my company, is located in Cobourg, Ontario. Here is what I have found: Blogs and Websites. Hardware Vendors.
The World’s First M-School? | Mobile Learning
OCTOBER 9, 2006
Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact The World’s First M-School? “Students will come online and enter into a dialogue with their tutors, said Greg Whitby, executive director of schools in the Parramatta diocese. The school will be referred to as a “learning community and teachers will be known as “learning advisers , Mr Whitby said. Technology would be a major focus of the school that will boast a “meshed wireless environment , he said.
Cloud Computing: money and mobilty
FEBRUARY 1, 2008
But first, just imagine I wasn’t just one guy, but a large organisation that needed 100 computers, like my school. Well, ‘wirelessly’ might be a better way of putting it - because its the development of the wireless internet that is making this rather fanciful sounding idea a very real possibility as the tech industry goes forward. cloud utility computing wireless computingby Jonathan Nalder mLearnxyz.net So what does mobile learning have to do with ‘cloud computing’? And just what is ‘cloud computing’? It cost over $2500 at the time. So did our next PC - a 386.
Stephen Downes – School 2.0 | Mobile Learning
OCTOBER 15, 2006
Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Stephen Downes – School 2.0 16 10 2006 Stephen Downes’ sketch of mobile, connected, situated, contextualised learning: Click here for larger image(s). One response to “Stephen Downes – School 2.0 18 10 2006 Alex Hayes (22:01:23) : Nice one. Create a free edublog to get your own comment avatar (and more!) Stephen always somehow synthesises things so nicely… if not somewhat radically. Ubiquette. learning device for $60.
Serious Games as Mobile Learning At School | FUTURE-MAKING SERIOUS GAMES
OCTOBER 7, 2009
There’s a huge untapped resource staring us in the face. He adds that many pupils now use their own laptops and netbooks in schools, and it’s hard to know where a netbook ends and a large smartphone begins. The school has worked with Hallam CLC on a project that has seen pupils using smartphones loaded with Wildknowledge ecological software to record field data.
Call for papers: Digital Futures: learning in a connected world
SEPTEMBER 10, 2010
John has worked extensively with teachers in schools in UK, USA, China and Africa and he is committed to leveling the playing field regarding access to new learning opportunities. In the UK (and the world) there are a few pioneers leading the way in the field of innovative education, Steve Wheeler is one of them. So all of you k12 teachers, university pioneers, and trainers. Web 2.0:
mLearning-World.com: Jozi college goes mobile- mLearning & Learning 2.0 w/ MobilED
DECEMBER 27, 2006
skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Wednesday, December 27, 2006 Jozi college goes mobile- mLearning & Learning 2.0 w/ MobilED IOL: Jozi college goes mobile By Sholain Govender While cellphone use is banned in most South African schools, a Centurion college has decided to embrace the technology and use it to educate pupils.
mLearning-World.com: Texting Improves Literacy - lol
OCTOBER 2, 2006
This does have implications when considering mLearning in school systems. ► 04/19 - 04/26 (2) Now on Twitter iLearn program launching next year ► 03/01 - 03/08 (1) Mobile wireless eReader a sign of the ubiquitous f. This does remind all designers out there to continually be aware of basic grammar and spelling rules. In fact, regular texters were strong readers and writers.
Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow | MobileBehavior
MAY 29, 2010
Mobile Behavior: an Omnicom Group Company Home People Blog Work Events Press About Us May 12, 2010 by Caleb Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow The classroom was traditionally a controlled environment; when wireless technology began to invade, skewing the rules of time and space, teachers panicked. Next year, we will have over 900 mobile learning devices in our school district!
Duke m-Learning Initiative in fourth year
JANUARY 31, 2009
The idea behind it was to provide students with wireless mobile devices with a budget of $ 500′000 and find out whether students would actually use these mobile devices (in Duke’s case these devices were iPods). Tags: Mobile Learning iphone ipod school Although being most famous for great sports teams, the Duke University has pioneered in mobile learning as well. Four years ago, they have started an initiative which grew into the “Duke Digital Initiative. The longevity of the project says it all. It was indeed a big success. Blog entry of the EDC blog: [link].
Defining Mobile Learning Isn’t Enough | Knowledge Management System (KMS) Blog
JANUARY 23, 2011
Mobile, Wireless, In-Your-Pocket Learning. Popular Posts 0 How E-learning Solution helps Organizations, Schools and Colleges? Plus, I have a very talented student right now who is working on a dissertation about mobile learning in higher education , and she has caused me to spend some sleepless nights thinking a lot about this. What does it mean if the device or system is mobile?
Vicki Owen's Topically Technological Library Blog: Case Study 2 – London School of Economics (LSE)
MARCH 7, 2009
Thursday, 5 March 2009 Case Study 2 – London School of Economics (LSE) Yesterday I went to London for a visit to LSE and to meet with Jane Secker (Learning Technology Librarian) and Dave Puplett (Data Librarian) to discuss mobile learning. ’ Whether it be academics experimenting with podcasting or the LRC staff showing students how to connect to the wireless through a mobile device. Assistive/Adaptive Technology, Access For All. Jane and Dave gave me some good insights into the kinds of mobile orientated learning currently in action at LSE. LSE uses Echo 360.
mLearning-World.com: More Podcasting Educational Resources
OCTOBER 2, 2006
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. ► 04/19 - 04/26 (2) Now on Twitter iLearn program launching next year ► 03/01 - 03/08 (1) Mobile wireless eReader a sign of the ubiquitous f. Applicable for all levels. Download the feed here. Good links.
December Hot List: Mobile Learning Content
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JANUARY 10, 2010
Marys City Schools In Ohio, Verizon Wireless And GoKnow! Bring Wireless Technology To The Classroom , December 17, 2009 The promise of Mobile Learning is real…but it may not be what you thought it was. | , December 10, 2009 Learning Technology: Mobile Learning , December 9, 2009 Mobile Phone (18) Google Goggles will rock m-learning.
Reminders to Help Your Subscribers Keep Safe & Dry
OCTOBER 29, 2012
Send Out Emergency Alerts: Keep your subscribers informed of any school, road, public transportation, and office closings in the area. Remind Subscribers to Text, Don’t Call: Once the storm hits, wireless carriers remind mobile users to text, don’t call. “Limit non-emergency calls to save battery power and free up wireless networks for emergency workers and operations and send brief text messages instead,” Verizon Wireless says in a hurricane preparedness statement. We hope you’re staying dry, safe and out of Sandy’s way.
February Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community
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MARCH 17, 2009
MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism Keywords: Future Trends Devices Design Social Wireless Cell Phones Google iPhone Conferences Statistics Presentation Books Government EducationWe will be posting the top 10 lists monthly. Here is the one for cc.mlearnopedia.com from February. Enjoy. AND Improved!
Gr8 quote collection shows how often we underestimate the future #slide2learn #ADEdu
NOVEMBER 18, 2011
“The wireless music box has no imaginable commercial value. He seems to lack the basic knowledge ladled out daily in high schools.” Wow, people are so often wrong about the possibilities of the future: (via DavidCV comment [link] ). “Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 ” – Popular Mechanics, forecasting the relentless march of science, 1949 “I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.” ” – The editor in charge of business books for Prentice Hall, 1957 “But what … is it good for?”
BBC NEWS | Technology | Controlling the hi-tech helpers
JANUARY 2, 2009
Bill Thompson Test case But having a worldwide audience doesnt stop us being interested in developments closer to home, and last week reporter Anna Lacey went to Park House school in Newbury, where they have been experimenting with the use of mobile phones in school. Instead of banning phones and giving detention to any student foolish enough to take out their mobile in class, the school has been part of a nine-month research project into whether they can be used effectively in teaching. Help Skip to content Skip to bbc.co.uk The conclusions were hardly surprising.
First thoughts on #iPhone4S and #iOS5 Apple event -from an Educator #Slide2learn #ADEANZ #ADEuc8ors
OCTOBER 4, 2011
iOS 5 however has many great new free features – like wireless syncing and the notifications upgrade – more than enough to be totally thrilled by I should point out to those who were banking on the iPhone five rumours. I do wonder how schools outside my jurisdiction will handle iCloud though – is it just my area, or do other schools have legal restrictions on what student work and data can be stored in the cloud? No updated iPod touch, and seemingly no price drop either to compensate. Posted via email from Jonathan Nalder. uLearning
Matrix Learning Coming Soon- From Telegraph UK
JUNE 29, 2008
Children will learn by downloading information directly into their brains within 30 years, the head of Britain's top private schools organisation has predicted. Chris Parry, the new chief executive of the Independent Schools Council, said "Matrix-style" technology would render traditional lessons obsolete. Matrix Style Brain Downloads 'Will Make Lessons Pointless'. Read the rest here-> mlearning m-learning mobile-learning mobile+learning podcasting iphone apple web+2.0 learing+2.0 eLearning Education for the iPod Generation
April - June Hot List: Mobile Learning Content
mLearnopedia on Blogspot
JULY 7, 2010
moblearn , June 1, 2010 Does banning cell phones in school cause more problems than integrating them? Best of Mobile Learning April 1, 2010 to June 30, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. how to get students engaged by Kevin Roberts - Ignatia Webs , April 14, 2010 What is mobile learning?
Education users of Apps: WE MUST TELL developers- Pls make yor apps proxy aware!! #slide2learn #edapp #iear #ADEANZ #iPadEd
APRIL 29, 2011
For a long time on an education discussion list that I manage for teachers using mobile devices, one of the most complained about topics has been the apps that just don’t work in environments (read- schools) that have authenticated network setups. myself had a massive fail at a conference a couple of years ago as it was based at a school and simple apps like Googel Earth failed to get access to the internet as they require. apps that don’t have a built in means for passing information past a proxy setting. Posted via email from Jonathan Nalder’s posterous.
Welcome. Please Turn Your Mobile On. | Mobile Learning
MAY 14, 2006
Tales of mobile phones being used as tools for school bullying are rife; mobile phones ringing in classes are seen as a distraction; students with iPods in classrooms present an image of being disengaged from learning. The Genie in the Bottle: Unleashing the hidden power of personal mobile devices for learning (November 2009) Categories Applications Audio Podcasting Interactive Flash Flash Lite Photo Video Wireless Assessment Events General Mobile Mobile Phone 2D Barcodes Moblogging SMS WAP Netbook PDA Pedagogy Recall Record Reinterpret Relate Situated Social Products Web 2.0
ACU's iPhone initiative: a year later
AUGUST 3, 2009
This is in large part due to the fact that the school, for several reasons, was unable to provide any contract with the iPhone, and many students had existing cell phone contracts which would result in a significant enough penalty to discourage starting an AT&T plan. In addition to podcasts, class polls and various communication channels made possible by iPhone ubiquity, the school also provides a web portal -- one that can be accessed through either an iPhone or any standard web browser on a desktop or laptop computer. Live wirelessly. Second, nothing was mandated.
The iPod Touch for mobile learning: a presentation
JUNE 3, 2009
I was recently fortunate enough to be able to present at the Innovative Technology in Schools Conference in Brisbane on the topic of mobile learning. This was a chance to show what the combination of current developments like ubiquitous mobile devices, wireless connectivity and cloud computing (via services like Evernote) will mean for learning in the near-future. Imagine my excitement at having a set of 30 iPod Touch’s available for the participants to learn on! Despite various technical hurdles (ie. Slideshare: [link]. Scribd: [link]. Authored by jnxyz. Hosted by Edublogs.
Interactive technology keeps classes 'relevant'
MAY 1, 2009
As the Pine Tree High School science teacher moved her hand, a presentation projected onto her classroom wall came to life. Staying relevant Mike Stanfield, Hallsville Independent School District's director of technology, said the use of technology provides a connection with students who have become accustomed to the everyday use of computers. He said many schools and classrooms continue to follow the 18th-century model of teaching — lining students in rows and lecturing them — even though a more interactive model can be effective with modern students.
The New York Times Features Text Messaging in “New Tools for Disaster Aid”
NOVEMBER 11, 2012
Government officials have been working with wireless carriers to build the alert system, which contacts anyone within an affected geographic area whose mobile devices can get text messages. Local officials established automated systems that let residents get information about closed schools or relocated polling centers by sending text messages. When Hurricane Sandy arrived two weeks ago, city officials turned to text messaging as a means to deliver crucial information in a time of emergency. In an article entitled “New Tools for Disaster Aid,” The New York Times writes.
Gathering of Educators using ubiquitous devices
JULY 16, 2009
As one of 130 educators from around the world (and two from my institution Education Queensland), we logged on to hear real life stories of Universities and Schools that are integrating connected, mobile, wireless devices into their learning activities. Even some of the K-12 schools had up to 800. Last night from 12:30am until 6:30am I attended my first full day web conference.
Cell Phones in Education Part 2: Assistive Technology
The Mobile Learner
FEBRUARY 21, 2009
While pricey data plans often make using the internet on a cell phone impossible in most schools, more and more phones are being sold with built in Wi-Fi. There is baggage that comes with the term “assistive technology as the use of this term often generates certain stereotypes. One of them is that assistive technology is specialized technology.
iLearn iPod touch personalised learning project: Critical thinking via the App store
OCTOBER 26, 2009
Or is it in fact because they are so relieved to get to use something from the real world, something they are familiar with, when normally this only happens rarely at school? iLearn iPod touch personalised learning project, Week 2 & 3: This has been the part where the kids get very excited, something to do with the fact that they get their hands on the iPod Touch at this stage.
Cloud Computing and mobility Part 2.
FEBRUARY 18, 2008
In part one we looked at how computing may just become a service utility in the same sense as electricity or water, and be accessible anywhere via wireless technologies. Alongside this new found rush to supply consumers with ‘always-on’ wireless devices capable of accessing the internet as ‘cloud’, comes a push now to have the experience enhanced by having the ‘heavy-lifting’ of processing web data conducted by remote servers so as to enhance the mobile experience. Just watch and wait for them to be banned but still turn up at a school near you! That seems like a winner.
mLearning-World.com: Is mLearning Really The Future
OCTOBER 4, 2006
It must certainly be acknowledged that there is MLearning going on in some schools. Still, informal learning by young people (the digital natives - Prensky) occurs in spite of schools banning their use in class. Does exist in pockets, but in Qld, the school interent makes it very difficult to subscribe to and post podcasts etc. agree that in Australia it is a long way off.