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Content from the Social #Mobile #Networking for #Informal learning roundtable #somobnet

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A quick recap of some of the SoMobNet International Roundtable on "Social Mobile Networking for Informal Learning" that ran on 21 November 2011 in London: [link] Guy Merchant's keynote: [link] From which I quote some key ideas here: What happens when mobiles are founds in formal educational contexts? 2009 Campsmount secondary school , when burnt to ground. They get banned! Roundtable.

matthewbuckland.com » The future of social networking – a concept investigation

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The future of social networking – a concept investigation Posted by matt on October 01, 2009 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my blog and get updates either via email or via RSS. It’s an investigation into how social networking may work in the future, focusing on mobile and augmented reality (AR). But you can see how valuable (and scary) this could be when applied to a social networking paradigm. Comments Leave a response Chris M Thu, 01 Oct 2009 12:36:48 CDT Brilliant Matt! Tags: augmentedreality future social what I eat.

Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

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The ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2009. 2009 Horizon Report. In putting this list together, I used Tony Karrer’s eLearning Learning site extensively to match links that are also popular based on social signals. 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. Apple Education. Marc Prensky Blog. Learning Org. Futures of Learning.

Erik Duval’s Weblog

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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. 27 March 2009 by erikduval Had a lot of fun preparing a class on the history of Human-Computer Interaction. through citizen science or social networking projects, YouTube, Flickr). So were the people.

The Future Of Learning Design

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Coach: How do you think social media and newer technologies will converge in the learning space in the next 5-10 years? So I look to the convergence of social media, 3D worlds and business applications to be the future of learning. They are leveraging social media technologies Facebook, Twitter, ect., in ways that we can’t imagine because they are immersed in it. Wrong format.

European report on 'The Impact of Social Computing on the EU Information Society and Economy' also mobile social media

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The European Commission JRC (Joint Research Center), Institute for Prospective Technological Studies released last week at the EU Ministerial Conference on e-Government a comprehensive report on social and economic implications of Social Computing [aka Web2.0, social media]. The Impact of Social Computing on the EU Information Society and Economy' (Eds.) Valverde.

2009 Horizon Report Focus on Mobile Learning

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Yesterday the New Media Center (NMC), along with EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), released their 2009 Horizon Report. New interfaces, the ability to run third-party applications, and location-awareness have all come to the mobile device in the past year, making it an ever more versatile tool that can be easily adapted to a host of tasks for learning, productivity, and social networking. This 36-page annual report identifies Mobiles now with a time-to adoption of one year or less, from the two to three years identified in 2008.

Handheld Learning 2009

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This week, I have been keeping an eye on the Handheld Learning 2009 conference.  One of the most interesting aspects of any conference I’ve attended has been the out-of-session discussions, and the Handheld Learning 2009 conference has done this through support for a number of social networking tools such as Twitter , LinkedIn , and Facebook , as well as their own conference forum area , which already boasts some 4500 posts on 1500 topics. 

How social media got linked to my blog thanks to Mike Bogle and Disqus

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Thanks to Mike I got hold of the Disqus software that enables you or anyone who reads a blogpost to comment through her or his favorite social media site (well not all social media sites are possible, but still it has some major ones enabled). Tags: social network tools social media social interaction Every now and again I come across a knowledge diamant.

CCK09: does Connectivism want to change the world?

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To me Connectivism is more related to Critical Social Science (CSS) then Interpretive Social Science (ISS). For those not familiar with the distinction between Critical Social Science and Interpretative Social Science, I give a short list of features for each, as cited by Neuman (2006) in the book ‘Social Science Methods: qualitative and quantitative approaches’, for the CSS frame see p. Interpretative Social Science Critical Social Science The purpose of social science is to understand social meaning in context.

From David Hockney to Photosynth: applications that build on social media content

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It is an application that builds on the result of social media applications that all of us help build together. Tags: multimedia social media mobile learning During the latest mobile learning conferences, I was frequently surprised by the surplus of mobile learning possibilities. In the coming weeks I will be posting some of these reality enhancing mobile solutions.

New book on Social Media by Tamar Weinberg, focusing on marketing but promising

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Social Media is a much hyped term the last years. The book “ The New Community Rules: Marketing On The Social Web ,” by Tamar Weinberg offers a nice overview of social media applications. With The New Community Rules , you'll understand how social web technologies work, and learn the most practical and effective ways to reach people who frequent these sites.

Network aspects: communication, a whitepaper on Networks in Organizations' and why social intelligence is an asset (also in business)

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This post combines insights on working within a network as a person, the dynamics of networks in an organization and a suite-and-tie movie from Harvard Business on the topic of social intelligence. Tags: social network social interaction knowledge management One of the difficult parts of eLearning is to get a community going.

#mlearn2010 Raising the bar of challenge with collaboration social flow in mobile learning by David Parsons

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Does mobile learning really mean social learning? 2009: recent biological evidence suggests that team-play allows individuals to take on more risks and challenges (rise above the pain). Social flow Walker's 'social flow' (2010) indicate that is doing it together gets you to do more. level of social bond: would close friends meet the challenges better?

September Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning September 1, 2009 to September 30, 2009 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. The Future of Mobile and Mobile Media - The Mobile Learner , September 26, 2009 Why did I just buy new Nano’s to use with students?

Speak Up 2009: The biggest Obstacle to Using Technology in Ed.Not Being Able to Use Student's Own Mobile Devices!

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Very interesting research has just been published by the Tomorrow Group (Speak Up 2009) about mobile phones and education. Here are a few highlights: PARENTS SAY YES! 63% of parents say they would buy their child a cell phone if they knew it would be used for educational purposes ONLY 18% of parents dismiss mobile devices as not having a positive impact on learning. Potential Benefits of Using Cell Phones in Learning According to PARENTS!

MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism

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How can mobile networked devices be used for social change, politics, and expression? Each week we will review existing tools for social change, cover techniques for mobile hacking, and piece together new experiments. Such as mobile medicine, mobile social work, mobile business, mobile research, mobile literacy, mobile history, mobile economics.etc.Can Web2.0 organize labor?

MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism

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How can mobile networked devices be used for social change, politics, and expression? Each week we will review existing tools for social change, cover techniques for mobile hacking, and piece together new experiments. Such as mobile medicine, mobile social work, mobile business, mobile research, mobile literacy, mobile history, mobile economics.etc.Can Web2.0 organize labor?

December « 2009 « innovating education

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innovating education Front Page My Projects About me Conference notes Entries from December 2009 2009: A year in review December 9, 2009 · 3 Comments What did I do in 2009 as the fellow for 21st Century Learning at the Shuttleworth Foundation ? It also won a Bronze Pixel in the Bookmarks Awards 2009 (the only medal in it’s category). What next?

Mobile Commons Nominated for 2009 MMA Awards

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Best Social Impact Award. Their expert staff and dynamic partners confront the vital issues of today and build the social movements of tomorrow. Mobile Commons was just nominated as a finalist for 2 awards at the Mobile Marketing Association’s Fifth Annual Global Mobile Marketing Awards! Best Messaging Program Award. Center for Community Change. •••.

Aga Khan Development Network - AKDN Blog

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per cent in the US, according to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) 2009 report Measuring the Information Society. The underlying objectives of the Agency are to reduce poverty, diminish the vulnerability of poor populations and alleviate economic and social exclusion. In Africa, less than 5 per cent of people use the internet – in Kenya only 2.2

ACU's iPhone initiative: a year later

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There is a multi-dimensional appeal to the iPhone, and thats what these three and their compatriots hung their hopes on: its innately sexy, thanks in no small part to some great marketing by Apple, its extremely useful and, most importantly, it has the potential to become an integral part of students social lives. Bill explains that a "significant amount of their value has to do with their use as a social device, or as an entertainment device. if my students need this device as part of their social network, then it guarantees that its in the classroom with them." Sheesh.

#ela2009 workshop George Siemens: social networking technologies for teaching and learning transformation

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One of the workshops in eLearning Africa 2009 was lead by George Siemens , a Canadian from the Manitoba University who was one of the organisers of the CKK08 massive course in 2008 in which I participated my two cents. He is always a source of innovative ideas. The great thing about these slides is that it gives you a holistic approach of what learning embraces: experimenting, gossip, collaboration, debating, constructing ideas. name I had to google was Seymour Papert , and it showed me again that learning is based on sharing knowledge through networks. constructivism conferences

The Innovative Educator: Ideas for Enhancing Teaching and Learning with Cell Phones Even in Districts that Ban Them

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Tuesday, June 16, 2009 Ideas for Enhancing Teaching and Learning with Cell Phones Even in Districts that Ban Them Last week I had the opportunity to speak with colleagues interested in using cell phones to enhance teaching and learning in schools with a 21st century education focus. Using Social Networks, Cell Phones and Other Banned Technologies to Enhance Teaching and Learning 3.

October Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning October 1, 2009 to October 31, 2009 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Augmented Reality and On-Demand Learning- The Mobile Learner , October 17, 2009 Mobile Learning Tools #2 - mLearnopedia on Blogspot , October 2, 2009 CCK09: does Connectivism want to change the world?

August Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning August 1, 2009 to August 31, 2009 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Daydreamer , August 22, 2009.

eLearning report: Review of Learning 2.0 Practices by Christine Redecker

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Christine does not talk of social media use, but of social computing when refering to blogs, wiki's. From the abstract of the report: "Though social computing has its origin outside educational institutions, its deployment within formal E&T displays a huge potential for enhancing learning processes and outcomes. cases. IPTS research in this area indicates that Learning 2.0

November Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning November 1, 2009 to November 30, 2009 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. eLearning report: Review of Learning 2.0

May Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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Here is the monthly top ten list for cc.mlearnopedia.com from May. Enjoy.

July Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Communily

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Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Futures of Learning , July 1, 2009 Go Mobile! Interview with Steve Vosloo , July 1, 2009. Here is the monthly top ten list for cc.mlearnopedia.com from July. Enjoy.

You made me realize I cannot do it alone: my network is my strength, my beacon of light, my inspiration, so thanks to you all!

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The big question for December 2009 was: “What did you learn about learning in 2009”. 2009 was a very chaotic year for my blogging reflections. However, there were two bright and clear actions that pushed my learning in 2009 and which brought me back to this earth and all its wonders. The first actions that gave me a boost in 2009 were all your great ideas!

Facebook Classroom Management & Projects with Student Cell Phones

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Why I am talking about a social networking site on a cell phones in learning blog? Students need to understand digital safety on Facebook and other social networking sites. Using Facebook for an educative purpose may be a smart way to start social networking education at the high school level. You know that they are more likely to be on Facebook than email! Facebook

Facebook Classroom Management & Projects with Student Cell Phones

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Why I am talking about a social networking site on a cell phones in learning blog? Students need to understand digital safety on Facebook and other social networking sites. Using Facebook for an educative purpose may be a smart way to start social networking education at the high school level. You know that they are more likely to be on Facebook than email!

Using transparency to get citizens alert and active, or how Christian Kreutz influenced my thinking

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He gave a wonderful and simple example to get people interested in their own social environment. agree that a lot of debate could come from this, but coming to a consensus as a group can also adds to the social fabric of a region. It has been a very hectic period over the last couple of weeks. So what did Christian say that I found so enlightening?

June Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Here is the monthly top ten list for cc.mlearnopedia.com from June. Enjoy.

Join the CCK09 course on Connectivism and Connective Knowledge

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Connectivism and Connective Knowledge 2009 Given the interest in the Connectivism and Connective Knowledge course Stephen and I delivered in 2008, ’re pleased to announce an open version of the same course for fall of this year. The course will begin on September 14, 2009. open source connectivism cck09 social network knowledge education2.0Suggestions, as always, are welcome…".

Reviewing 2009: Reflecting on this Blog, on PLN’s & on Using Web Tools

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Therefore, when it comes to this blog, before I can think about where the discussion will go, I want to take a look at the key themes discussed in 2009.  would never have been able to discuss mobile learning with an average of 44 people per day for that past year if it were not for technology and social media. 

BBC NEWS | Technology | Controlling the hi-tech helpers

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Social justice and equality of opportunity need to be balanced against our drive toward digital engagement, in the classroom as everywhere else. Social justice and equality of opportunity need to be balanced against our drive toward digital engagement, in the classroom as everywhere else. Help Skip to content Skip to bbc.co.uk Most weeks I am fortunate to hear about interesting and innovative developments in technology around the world as the in-house commentator for Digital Planet, the World Service radio show presented by Gareth Mitchell. The conclusions were hardly surprising.

iLearn program launching next year

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Friday, April 24, 2009 KILGORE — Some high school students might have more than textbooks to lug to class next year. Later in the year, we will introduce it to our English and social studies classes," Lane said. "By the start of the 2010-11 school year, we hope to have the program started at the middle school and phase it into our other campuses each new school year. School officials in the district of 3,700 students are launching iLearn, a new program aimed at incorporating iPods with daily educational instruction. Lane is hoping Kilgore schools will experience the same success.

The Role of Libraries in an mLearning World

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This has placed strain on library systems as: Increases in authorship and readership = increased number of published books; Increased numbers of published books = greater literacy and more rapid social change. Rapid social change = increased need and frequency for more up-to-date learning materials. “Instead of a traditional library with 20,000 books, we’re building a virtual library where students will have access to millions of books,’’ - Article for the Boston Globe. Encyclopedia Britannica is not in the book business, it’s in the information business.