Cloud Computing: money and mobilty
FEBRUARY 1, 2008
Doing the sums (and adding in a 2004 iBook - cheap at $1800) shows that just on PC hardware, thats more than $12000 - admittedly this has been over nearly 20 years. by Jonathan Nalder mLearnxyz.net So what does mobile learning have to do with ‘cloud computing’? And just what is ‘cloud computing’? Anyone who has been into tech for even 10 years will remember the big step it was to buy that first PC. Mine was via my parents in 1988 - the screen was CGA with wait for it - 3 colours! It cost over $2500 at the time. So did our next PC - a 386. So did the next, a Pentium IV. What’s with that?
Erik Duval’s Weblog
MAY 4, 2009
Erik Duval’s Weblog Learning Objects, Metadata, Interoperability and … me! Rencontre d’amis au bord de la mer du Nord - the essence of mobile learning. 3 May 2009 by erikduval I get many nice requests to come speak or participate in a discussion. value and feel honored by each of those - really - and often regret it deeply when I cannot accept an invitation. So were the people. And for you?
Computers aren’t so special anymore, but the kids may be better off: An introduction to mobile ‘appliance computing’ in Queensland schools
MAY 10, 2012
For example an informal survey of over 600 students conducted by the Principal at a lower-socio economic school north of Brisbane in 2008 showed that more students already owned a mobile device such as an MP3 player, Nintendo DS and digital cameras than used a PC regularly (and this wasn’t even counting mobile phones!). How do we know this? Responsible Behaviour Plan? see p20). phone?
DECEMBER 23, 2008
skip to main | skip to sidebar jans blog Saturday, November 29, 2008 MLGK Finished! After a swift start in September 2005, and some rough periods in the projects first year in 2006 we managed to complete the project by september 2008 and got the final approval of our end results from the board of SURF this november - the official letter just arrived this week. Posted by Jan S.
Going Mobile: Debating and Using Cellphones in School - The Learning Network Blog - NYTimes.com
APRIL 24, 2010
Share the results of the recent Pew Internet Research Study , which found that 71 percent of teens (compared to 77 percent of adults) owned cellphones in early 2008. Home Page Todays Paper Video Most Popular Times Topics Education World U.S. Politics Education Bay Area Chicago N.Y. Go to related article » Technology Teaching ideas based on New York Times content. What are the drawbacks?
E-Learning Queen: Mobile Learning: Is It Doing What It’s Supposed To?
SEPTEMBER 26, 2010
skip to main | skip to sidebar E-Learning Queen E-Learning Queen focuses on distance training and education, from instructional design to e-learning and mobile solutions, and pays attention to psychological, social, and cultural factors. The edublog emphasizes real-world e-learning issues and appropriate uses of emerging technologies. Who is the Queen? You are, dear reader. in Geology, M.A.
Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Roland’s Sunday Smart Trends #251
FEBRUARY 22, 2009
The next social revolution Mobile communication, pervasive computing, wireless networks, collective action. home about the book speaking services suggest a link web feed Topics 21st Century Literacies (91) Always-On Panopticon.or Kramer This week’s “Roland’s Sunday Smart Trends focuses on Mobile augmented reality , a phenomenon in which “real and “virtual experiences merge. The practical application of mobile augmented reality is taking on many forms. This week we will highlight two applications Wikitude and Zcapes. Suggestions?
Panlibus » Blog Archive » Mobile learning: The bigger picture
SEPTEMBER 22, 2009
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SEPTEMBER 24, 2009
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The Future of M-Learning | Mobile Learning
AUGUST 29, 2006
The Age reported in 2005 that 8 million phones were sold in Australia in 2004, and that the vast majority of mobile phones sold are equipped with built-in cameras. That’s close to one new mobile phone sold in 2004 for every two people in Australia. 2004). Australian cellular 2004–2008 forecast and analysis: Upwardly mobile. Both of these tools enable a learner to take information resources with them to learn mobile-ly. And a cassette walkman is just as valid a source of audio learning as an iPod. It adds that 13.7 Ubiquette. learning device for $60.
Learning in Hand Blog by Tony Vincent
MARCH 24, 2009
New Video & Blog About Mobile Learning Two of my favorite educators are Cathie Norris and Elliot Soloway (who have been evangelizing mobile learning for nearly a decade now). This dynamic duo are featured in a new video from the Mobile Learning Institutes video series A 21st Century Education. In the video Cathie and Elliot speak with teachers and students as they travel to some handheld-using schools. While en route, Cathie and Elliot talk about mobile learning. Here are some quotes from the artistic video: "Mobile computers are the future. Laptops are very 90s. 2001-2008.
I Came, I Saw, I Learned.: eLearning: What's in a Name?
APRIL 30, 2010
Once upon a time e-learning was a hot buzz-word, but that was back in 2004. About the author: AJ George is IconLogic's lead Technical Writer and author of the book " PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials " and the just-released " PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials." Others are wondering if they should use the "e" in eLearning at all.
dougbelshaw.com/blog » Blog Archive » Looking to the future of education: learning spaces and mobile devices
APRIL 29, 2009
July 2005) Mobile technologies and learning (December 2004) Designing educational technologies with users (September 2004) Futurelab have also been responsible for some great projects that use mobile technologies - read about them in the project reports section. Home About Archives Get in Touch! What Im Reading Music References Wiki CV Lifestream Twitter status: Lovely day today.
The answer is just an SMS away… | Mobile Learning
SEPTEMBER 10, 2006
emphasis added -L] Even bigger is AQA (issuebits.co.uk, shortcode 63336), which launched in April 2004 and claims to have answered 3m questions and now deals with 10,000 a day. Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact The answer is just an SMS away… 11 09 2006 The Guardian reports on the success of SMS-based answer services in the UK. “But Britain seems to be leading with premium text messaging. He claims his researchers don’t use Google much because it just takes too long. Ubiquette.
Learning in Hand Blog by Tony Vincent
OCTOBER 13, 2009
Create It in Your Hand, Share It with the World Below is some of my 30 minute talk at Handheld Learning 2009 in London. The presentation is called Create It in Your Hand, Share It with the World. decided to become a teacher when I was in sixth grade. From then on I studied each and every teacher I had and analyzed each and every activity they had me do. As a student I vowed to remember what I liked and didn’t like like when I was finally the one in charge. I was lucky enough to have Palm computers for my fifth grade students in 2001. Of course I wanted to make learning fun. Presto! Creating.
Duke Digital Initiative into its fourth wireless year | EDC Blog
JANUARY 31, 2009
They kick started in 2004 as the Duke iPod Project, distributing around one-thousand, six-hundred 20 GB Apple iPods to first-year students. Home About RSS Log in Duke Digital Initiative into its fourth wireless year Posted on January 30, 2009 by Hamish Filed Under Uncategorized As promised, I’d like to bring to your attention a few items regarding mobile learning (mLearning) and the way it’s being used in educational spheres. Duke University was the one that set the trend in motion. Other insitutions have followed suit, but I’d like to focus here on Duke.
Inside View from Ireland: Handheld Learning Jumps Up a Notch
DECEMBER 16, 2009
Photostream Archives 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 (Blogging since 2001) Subscribe to this blog. « RIP Rick Bozzuto | Main December 16, 2009 Handheld Learning Jumps Up a Notch IN MY FACEBOOK CHANNEL , students are talking about the pleasure they get in touching their mobile screens. Mobile learning will be the main focus of my delivery of learning content.
Least (Lowest) Common Denominator is Bad? | Mobile Learning
OCTOBER 4, 2006
In February 2004 we opted for a solution with 4 basic type of phones and hoped to get somewhat decent renderings on the other ones. Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Least (Lowest) Common Denominator is Bad? 5 10 2006 In my research into best practices for designing mobile learning, I’ve recently come across a number of sources that advocate, strongly, that a LCD (Least/Lowest Common Denominator) approach to designing mobile experiences is a bad thing. W3C, Mobile Web Best Practices 1.0
Province, industry, and university partner for mobile learning research | Tony Bates
FEBRUARY 21, 2009
2008) The Tower and the Cloud Kimberly on Laptops in lectures Blog@UOe-L » Blog Archive » Laptops nas aulas teórias? on Laptops in lectures Copyright © 2008 · All rights reserved · Tony Bates Associates Ltd. iCORE is providing $760,000 over five years, Athabasca University is contributing $1.6 million, Xerox Canada is contributing $310,000, and Allan Markin is contributing $450,000.’ et al.
What is Mobile Learning? « Mobile Learning Blog
OCTOBER 13, 2010
Mobile Learning in the Near Future Mobile device sales have exploded in the past few years and all estimates project continued exponential growth, which presents a tremendous opportunity for educators – especially as the price of mobile devices continues to decrease. 1 “ Student Achievement Data 2009-2010 , iPod User Group, 2010. 2 “ Duke University iPod First Year Experience Final Evaluation Report , Duke University, 2005. 3 “ Merrill Lynch: Bullish on Mobile Learning , Kristofor Swanson, 2008. More About Us | Join Us! What is Mobile Learning in Real-life?
1020. Mobil Learning « Tomorrow's Professor Blog
APRIL 30, 2010
sources: Fried, 2008; Young, 2006) If you permit mobile devices, establish rules of etiquette. The following guidelines are adapted from Bloom (2007), Hampton, Martinez, and Smith (2004), Hembrooke and Gay (2003), Lang (2001), Rubinstein, Meyer, and Evans (2001), and discussions on a UC Berkeley listserv: * Emphasize that students’ use of electronic devices for purposes not relevant to the course must be kept to an absolute minimum. Educause Quarterly, 2004, 27(3). « 1019 How is Innovation Taught? – On the Humanities and the Knowledge Economy 1020. 10-18.
Futures of Learning
JULY 1, 2009
The museum introduced the tour in conjunction with its exhibition, Robots: Evolution of a Cultural Icon (April 12 – October 19, 2008). Mobile phones also offer greater flexibility of movement with exhibitions that continue outside the gallery spaces onto the exterior spaces of the museum and beyond, and they can be used anytime (Proctor & Tellis, 2003; Tellis, 2004; Proctor, 2007).
Text messaging for collaborative learning in South Africa | Tony Bates
MAY 13, 2009
tony2 on The Eight Classic Distance Education Texts Copyright © 2008 · All rights reserved · Tony Bates Associates Ltd. 2009) MXit: How to Encourage and Facilitate Communication Among Students eLearning Africa Newsletter , May 12 This interview with a professor from the University of South Africa describes how instant messaging is being used to encourage collaborative learning. In a long-term study she conducted, she found that isolated students have a need for informal support that is often neglected in distance education.
Assistive Technology: Technology Predictions for 2010
DECEMBER 30, 2009
Assistive Technology Blog on the topic of assistive technology, eLearning, mind mapping, project management, visual learning, collaborative tools, and educational technology Monday, December 28, 2009 Technology Predictions for 2010 I guess this is the time of the season to look into the crystal ball and make predictions about the year ahead. Certainly 2009 has been an exciting year for all types of technology and in 2010, I predict we will begin to see even more rapid developments. One of the really exciting development has been in the area of mobile handsets. Posted by Brian S. Tweet!