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This article is somewhat related to mobile learning in that it talks about the form factor of mobile devices of the future. Looks like we may be carrying mobile devices made of organic materials, which would allow for a more sustainable and greener manufacturing environment The Learning Circuits Blog: What simulations are good at capturing that books are not

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Follow up to read the paper on simulation constructs. ► 2008 (47) ► 12/21 - 12/28 (1) 100 eLearning Articles and White Papers : eLearnin. Uploading 2008 Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning. ► 07/04 - 07/11 (3) eLearning Kindle eBook From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning: Speak U. From mLearnopedia: April - June Hot List: Mobile L. Training. iTunes 7.7

Andy Ramsden: Are QR Codes the Future of Mobile Learning?


Text-recognition will also be far more flexible than QR Codes; potentially, semantic constructs could be used to allow the recognition of an infinite variety of different types of data, the same way that OCR currently works on desktop computers. Where I see QR Codes becoming obsolete is through the rapidly improving processing capabilities of mobile devices, which are on the cusp of becoming capable of reading and interpreting printed text. Authored by Leonard Low. Hosted by Edublogs

Obama Mobile is Going to Get Out the Vote

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The Obama Campaign realized this and constructed the VP announcement to help them build critical mass with their mobile list. There’s been good coverage of Obama’s Vice Presidential announcement all over the web (particularly GigaOM and the NY Times ). While there has been some grumbling about the announcement coming a little late because CNN got the scoop, overall the Obama campaign is being lauded for their marketing savvy. At Mobile Commons, we think they are not being lauded highly enough for what they managed to pull off. Mobilization. Effect. Vote Generated. Text/SMS.

Open call for international mobile film festival!

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The 4th edition of the Pocket Films Festival will take place at the Pompidou Center, Paris, on June, 13-14-15th 2008. The project competition is really considering the cell phone to be a device of knowledge construction! Currently they have an "open call" for international films created with mobile phones. great free online converter is Zamzar (select the 3G or iPod option). Top 10 Freeware Apps for M-Learning- from mLearning @edublogs

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Great for getting learners to assemble their own ideas and demonstrate the construction of knowledge. ► 2008 (47) ► 12/21 - 12/28 (1) 100 eLearning Articles and White Papers : eLearnin. Uploading 2008 Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning. It is also much more configurable than the standard Windows Mobile audio recorder. Another one to try out is SOMPY Media Player. Christmas Wish List - The Ultimate mLearning Package

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The attaché is constructed of black aluminum and features an embossed 007 Gun Logo. ► 2008 (47) ► 12/21 - 12/28 (1) 100 eLearning Articles and White Papers : eLearnin. Uploading 2008 Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning. The James Bond 007 UX Spy Gear Bundle - This ultimtate package includes: VAIO UX Micro PC (VGN-UX280P7) The VAIO® UX Micro PC is so small and lightweight even Q himself wouldnt believe its a full-functioning PC. This remarkably compact dynamo features a 4.5" This slim and sexy camera features a 3" touch panel, 7.2 suppose I can only dream.

Learner-Centric Mobile Learning | Mobile Learning


Constructivist – activities in which learners actively construct new ideas or concepts based on both their previous and current knowledge. Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Learner-Centric Mobile Learning 11 07 2006 I’ve previously blogged about the parallels between mobile learning approaches and teaching and learning theories such as social constructivism , as well as parallels between the development of mobile and computer-based learning. Ubiquette. learning device for $60.

Frequently Asked Q: Update on ACU's Mobile Learning Initiative

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These activities were carefully constructed to leverage the existing infrastructure and its security and to ensure that students without the devices could still access the materials. Subscribe to this Blog Newsreel Loading. Brett Terpstra from The Unofficial Apple Weblog interviewed three of the ACU staff leading the initiative. The results from the year one pilot are encouraging.

Constructivism and Mobile Learning | Mobile Learning


The basic premise of Constructivist learning theory is that learners must actively “build&# knowledge and skills, and that understanding comes from these cognitive constructs, rather than from any external sources of data. Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Constructivism and Mobile Learning 24 05 2006 I’ve recently become very interested in the special strengths of mobile learning that promote Constructivist approaches to learning. These were Connectivism and Social Constructivism.

E-learning on Mobile Phones | MoSo Technology Blog

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12% Encouraging Classroom Participation: A Guide For Teachers 11% Global Green Building Materials and Construction 11% positive and negative impact of technology? Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About MoSo Tech! Directory Technology Channel Science Channel Stores « Why were we born in the now human history, not in the past or in the future? No trackbacks yet. Q&A: Cell Phones?

You are Never Alone » Mobile phones - powerful learning aids?

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In 2008 education researchers at The University of Nottingham said they believe it is time that phone bans were reassessed — because mobile phones can be a powerful learning aid. This concept is certainly not new, but an article I saw earlier this week has prompted me to revisit it. It encourages teachers to allow students to use their phones in classes for educational purposes. Cynicism?

Mobile Learning – Frohberg et al. | andrew j. cerniglia

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85% of 16 year-olds owned a cell phone in 2008. Tools can be either used for “content delivery&# at one extreme, or “content construction&# at the other. Mobile technology is ideally suited to construct a more vivid, complex, and nuanced understanding of already existing knowledge through examination/deliberation/collaboration in context. In the fall of 2008, I moved into the Dean of Students role, where I was responsible for discipline. I now serve as a supervisor of our animal care, horticulture, and medical programs. Frohberg, C Göth, & G.

What might mobile media afford education? « David Gagnon

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This little part of the near-west side at one time had a rich irish community, but do to the construction of a hospital and other city planning, the tight community was replaced with parking lots and random storefronts. David Gagnon media, games, teaching and learning Who is David Gagnon? Some even argue it is the most ubiquitous communication technology on the planet as of 2010.

Province, industry, and university partner for mobile learning research | Tony Bates

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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.

Text messaging for collaborative learning in South Africa | Tony Bates

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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.

Vicki Owen's Topically Technological Library Blog: Case Study 2 – London School of Economics (LSE)

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This idea is an excellent example of enabling the 21st century learner to make use of their travelling time in a constructive manner (if they so wish) and in turn save them time (by directly leading them to free PCs taking away the ‘looking’ element)! Twitter Revisited The Homeward Bound Half Way There ► January (3) Twitter Learning 2.0 @ LJMU E-Learning Forum (LJMU January 12th, 2009) ► 2008 (14) ► December (7) Project Update - The Last Post For 2008! Assistive/Adaptive Technology, Access For All. and provide a level of IT support.

Around the Ubiquitous Computing Environments

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ubiquitous access to digital technologies can provide teachers and students new ways of constructing, representing and sharing knowledge When used effectively within the curriculum, digital technologies can be powerful tools to motivate and stimulate learning and to foster connections with families, the community, and beyond. main | sidebar Around the "Courage cant see around corners, but goes around them anyway." - Mignon McLaughlin Home Profile ShareMore! If not, how often do you think students need access to computers?" tools, including Moodle, reside--possible.

Relevant Science: "Mobile Learning: Trends and Challenges"

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skip to main | skip to sidebar Relevant Science Comments and links to reports on science, and its applications. Friday, March 26, 2010 "Mobile Learning: Trends and Challenges" 1 10:21 Edweek Producer: Jennifer: Todays chat, "Mobile Learning: Trends and Challenges," sponsored by CDW-G is open for questions. Please start submitting them now. The chat itself will begin at 2 p.m. Eastern. my 6 yr.