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What to take into account when chosing a mobile device for learning?

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When deciding on a phone, it is good to know what features are most important to you and what type of mLearning you are envisioning, e.g. if you want to use location data to tag your pictures for field trips or similar, GPS will be necessary. linked to your location). Choosing the best phone for mobile learning can be quite a challenge. Or is it of interest to you?

Blooms taxonomy for a digital world, including mobile learning

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In just a couple of hours time (= reading through the pdf ) I could pinpoint mobile learning inside Bloom’s framework and I could see where some defaults were located within some of the mobile cases I have co-developed. Andrew Churches is curriculum manager of computer studies and teaching and Learning technologies at the Kristin school in Albany Auckland, New Zeeland.

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Yes, mobile moodle for iPhone is eminent, we will release open source code soon

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This is the more formal part: The Institute of Tropical Medicine Alexander von Humboldt (IMTAvH) in Lima and the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) in Antwerp developed an educational mobile application allowing access to the latest medical information for continuing medical education (CME) of physicians working in HIV/AIDS care in remote locations in Peru. How did they do it?

eModeration Station

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Home About Mobile Learning # 6: Six key m-learning resources Comments (8) By Nicky Hockly , June 9, 2010 1:54 pm How do you feel about housework? Other ESL podcasts here ) Get information/reviews about specific locations they visit via geotagging (e.g. The 2010 Horizon Report predicts that mobile technology will be mainstream by the end of this year. And voila! What do you do?

Mobiles, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Merge — MobileBeyond

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MobileBeyond The Future of Mobile Communications Home About MobileBeyond Contact MB Subscribe The Day Mobiles, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Merged February 23, 2010 Neural Net The day started like any other, sun rising, Earth spinning, Moon in orbit. But it was a special day–an inevitable one–when mobile devices, artificial intelligence and cloud computing merged.

Instructional Design for Mediated Education | Blog | Location-Based Learning

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IDOS Blog IDT Roundtable Search Instructional Design for Mediated Education Blog Entry Location-Based Learning by Eruditio Loginquitas One comment 07 January 2010 In higher education, the uses of location-based learning seem to be limited to particular projects. One reads of examples of location-based learning in architectural classes where students may experience what a neighborhood may have looked like decades ago. One reads of digital installations as parts of student social spaces and libraries. These ideas were strengthened in a recent webinar. Wiki Mania!

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Optimizing Web Media for Mobile Learning

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They often give the example of a restaurant – users of a mobile site would just want to know the location, hours of operation and perhaps the menu/prices. firmly believe all browsing activity is driven by an information/task-based need, regardless of device and location. It was easier said than done, here are some lessons we picked up along the way. 1. Isn’t that true of every site?

My iPhone Apps for Learning Solution 2010 -

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Are you going to Learning Solutions 2010 in Orlando this month? But location based apps are very intriguing. And I have an entire page devoted to nothing but location-based, and GPS, apps. Well, that’s page one of my iPhone for Learning Solutions 2010. Do you have an iPhone/iTouch? And that means getting your Apps in order. Messages This is a no-brainer. Perfect.

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Find Out Where to Vote via Text Message

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Mobile Commons is pleased to announce our new Mobile Polling Place Locator , released in partnership the Voting Information Project. The easiest way to use the polling place locator is to integrate it into your Get Out the Vote communication. This will be sent to mData and the user will get their polling place location and hours of operation. We are providing our Mobile Polling Place Locator to all our mData customers free of charge. Fact 1: In 2008, an estimated 1.9 million citizens did not vote simply because they didn’t know where to go. Try a demo now!

QR Codes: Here Today, but Gone Tomorrow

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Recently, I have been seeing some buzz around QR Codes in education, and without meaning in any way to discourage people from trying out QR Codes (or other present-day locative technologies like RFID tags), I thought it might be time to update this blog with my latest thoughts on them. QR Code shirts I wore (+stamps and cards brought) to the 2007 MLearn Conference.

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Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow | MobileBehavior

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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. What better solution than to ban cellphones altogether? The solution lies in perspective.

E-Learning Queen: Mobile Learning: Is It Doing What It’s Supposed To?

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Teaching Techniques (Packt Pub, 2010); Klub Dobrih Dijanj (Ljubljana,2009); Excellence in College Teaching and Learning (CC Thomas,2008) co-authored with George Henderson View my complete profile Wednesday, September 22, 2010 Mobile Learning: Is It Doing What It’s Supposed To? The edublog emphasizes real-world e-learning issues and appropriate uses of emerging technologies.

#mlearn2010 Andy Goff on Augmented reality for Learning

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Great interaction with markers, that trigger at learner relevant moments or locations. Andy Goff can be followed on twitter: [link] Canada is a magnet for interactive jobs on learning. There is a big demand for well educated people that are into interactive media. Sometimes two markers are used to build interaction: multiple tracking. Markers were put down that triggered the students.

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Blogger goal in 2010: more narrative coherence in between the topic strands

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So for 2010 I have one stylistic ambition, to focus on just a couple of main topics that will be covered as I learn and act throughout 2010. Ubiquitous learning: informal learning, formal learning, just-in-time learning, all the while keeping self-regulated learning in mind, or just immersing in learning no matter what context or location anyone is in. Look below. Tulips?

QR Codes: Augmenting Augmented Reality | Instructional Design Fusions

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Instructional Design Fusions Skip to content Home About Archives ← Exploratree: A Metacognition Tool QR Codes: Augmenting Augmented Reality Posted on September 26, 2010 by diannerees | 1 Comment QR code for this blog QR (Quick Response) codes are a type of data matrix barcode made up of a pattern of black squares on a white background, with larger squares at three corners.

Build Engagement to Increase Your Bottom Line

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For example, when we recently released our mobile polling place locator , we let all of our clients send their own branded versions out to their constituents. A few of our other recent programs include: The Human Rights Campaign has an extensive mobile campaign, which includes a “Mobile Shopper’s Guide,” letting supporters text in the name of a store and receive a text back on that business’s LGBT friendliness. Mobile marketing is a great way to raise money – but it also can do a lot more. Asking for mobile donations or sending out coupons can spur giving and drive purchases.

Our iPhone for Moodle web application aks for your feedback

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We found two main developers that really made a difference: Hiroki Inoue from Learning Design located in Japan and Dale Mugford from BraveNewCode located in Canada. Fourth stage : the demo stage: on the central iphone/moodle website a demo site is opened from 19 March 2010, today. Today we have opened the demo site of the iPhone Moodle site I talked about in previous posts.

WeFi: a nice way to stay connected globally, without cost

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Sometimes I know where the nearest hotspot is, but in many cases and especially in a foreign country, I need to really search intensely to get WiFi hotspot location information. While traveling, many of us don't know where to find the nearest wifi spot, hence paying through the nose to get on the internet with our mobile devices (well, some of us, like me).

mLearnCon 2010: Dr. Mimi Ito – What the User Wants in mLearning « Jenise Cook

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of Informatics, Univeristy of California, Irvine Keynote: Dr. Mimi Ito, 16 June 2010 Dr. Ito began with photos of what Japanese teenagers carry in their purses or backpacks. Locative Media. Locative Media Linking mobile media to specific locations. My fingers didn’t always keep up with the speakers or facilitators. Thanks! Typical is two of each device. Steven R.

August Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning August 1, 2010 to August 31, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. open academic education: people with an open PhD and master? Yes, they do it!

September Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning September 1, 2010 to September 30, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Three reasons why I hesitate - Ignatia Webs , September 22, 2010 Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever? Reusing eLearning material (OER) from other sources or not, asks UNESCO.

October Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning October 1, 2010 to October 31, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. PLENK2010 the future of education, my vision of the future - Ignatia Webs , October 15, 2010 Sad News.Drop.io Removed Voice Recording Feature, but There Are Some Good Alternatives!

A brief update on Augmented Reality

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Throughout the demonstration I was able to see several tagged locations through the cell phone display. Mobile Monday at Zurich was interesting from a mobile learning perspective. Augmented Reality has been on the map for quite a while now, but at the ETH (Zurichs renowned University) we were allowed to have an upclose look at what some companies are doing. Here is a short overview: GBanga – GBanga is a small company which specializes in creating AR games. One of the games was a scavenger hunt where each player could collect certain items or had to go from spot A to spot B. link].

Learning 3.0 will be mobile « JohnsBlog

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will be mobile by johnmill on July 13, 2010 As more and more humans come equipped with a networked mini-computer in their pocket, it’s obv that the next wave in distance learning will be mobile. We learn across space as we take ideas and learning resources gained in one location and apply or develop them in another. Is online learning necessarily constructivist? 13–35.

How can you get started?

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Location aware applications (gaining popularity). location aware web/native apps with hooks to blogs, etc.). This is a series of posts related to our mobile learning session at the GMU/DAU E-Learning Symposium – Easy/Free ways to publish mobile learning content. There are lot’s of ways to get started. The mobile web is prevailing and devices are gaining capability. Podcasts.

Pontydysgu – Bridge to Learning - Educational Research

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GoogleTranslate Service The use of mobile devices for learning and the importance of context May 4th, 2010 by Graham Attwell The next in what will, I suspect, be a series of short posts from the Mature project meeting in Barcelona. In terms of mobile applications, the best developed aspect of context is location. Through GPS mobile devices are location aware.

CIDER online session: Three Generations of Distance Education Pedagogy by Terry Anderson

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So, if you are interested in Connectivism or you do not know where to locate yourself and your preferred learning theory within contemporary learning theory, join this session and you might pick up extra arguments for your own pedagogical framework. When : Wednesday, April 14, 2010, 11am-12pm MDT (Edmonton), which is 19.00h CEST, or look here for the time clock conversion.

AR mobile quest part 1: first steps taken for mobile augmented reality with Android phone

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This means that as a user or a learner you only get that information that is relevant to you at a certain location and time. Now Hoppala is an easy step up to Layar, as it enables you to simply add some information to the real world by writing information that can be added to a location (also here, feel free to look at the movie on Hoppala below). Why do I look at AR? What is Layar?

Where is Australia at on the mLearning to uLearning journey?

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The rugged nature of the XO device in particular makes it ideally suited to use by early and primary school aged students, especially in remote locations far from repair sites. Nearly two years ago, I closed down my Google top ten Mobile Learning blog after 3 years and over 10,000 hits. felt that the time of calling from the roof tops that mobile learning existed was over. students. link] /.

December Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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December 23, 2009 innovating education , December 10, 2009 Cell Phones in Education Part 4: Learning on Location , December 6, 2009 How Mobile Cell Phones Change Everything When We Do - Ewan McIntosh | Digital Media & Education , December 15, 2009 Articles (17) Flux » Articles | Mobile Learning lessons from Further Education , December 12, 2009 iPods in Education Part 13: Uses in Kindergarten?

Beyond the basics of mobile device rollouts: ideas for the learning environment

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and “is there a stand that works in multiple locations so we don’t have to buy many different kinds?”. So, you’ve decided to give these new-fangled mobile devices a place at your 21st century education (a term I use because I know so many can’t stand it) table. Your students will thank you. Is it one thats set up for large PCs and traditional content-transmission teaching?

Goggle phones to aid student communication | The Daily Illini

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Mimi Ito: what the user wants in mLearning at mLearnCon

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Peer sharing, social viewing, locative media, transmedia. Linking social media to location: locative media inward photography, putting themselves in the picture. Effort to build a history, linked to a location. Now a game is made, to get youngsters out in the streets of New York and share eco locations with the database. So both social and context are important.

Interested in Grand Challenges in Global Health in combination with Low Cost cellphones? Let me know

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Most of the people in this first brainstorm will be physicians, so we will try and locate areas that are in dire need for a medical solution that involves the use of technology. In the past (and present) the Grand Challenges in Global Health from the Gates foundation have given rise to a great set of interesting projects. We would love to get a collaboration going.

lff10 Androids in Africa by Nick Short

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Today I was following the presentation and live discussion on the topic of Android phones for Africa by Nick Short , Andrew Hagner and Niall Winters , taken place during the Learning Future Festival 2010 , an online conference organized by the University of Leicester. Notes taken during the presentation and the following discussion: Mobile phone penetration in Africa.

#mLearn2010 Sustainable, scalable and affordable mobile learning service for formal education in South Africa / Finland by Riitta Vanska

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The project had three locations (under-which a really rural school in Western Cape, which actually gave the best results). Riitta Vanska is a blond woman wearing white clothes and glasses, she is part of the responsible corporate world who looks for sustainable projects (nice). Background October 2008 the project started. And it needed to be free, so children could access it sustainable.

In 2015 augmented learning in a ubiquitous learning environment will be fact

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Until only a couple of years ago learning was rather linked to a certain location: your desk or school. With mobile learning on the rise, learning can happen apart from location (and whenever you want it). In the Big Question launched by Tony Karrer this month , he wonders what workplace learning will look like in 2015? ARToolKit ). qrcodes, mobile internet, wifi,).

Soaring Demand for Online K-12 Schools and Mobile Learning

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DRPF Consults Best K-12 Resource for Educator Home About Services Contact Free Resources eBooks Store Soaring Demand for Online K-12 Schools and Mobile Learning by Dr. Patricia Fioriello on April 12, 2010 The introduction of mobile devices as a learning media has initiated a shift in the educational technology landscape. The landscape of educational technology is forever shifting.

Soaring Demand for Online K-12 Schools and Mobile Learning

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DRPF Consults Best K-12 Resource for Educator Home About Services Contact Free Resources eBooks Store Soaring Demand for Online K-12 Schools and Mobile Learning by Dr. Patricia Fioriello on April 12, 2010 The introduction of mobile devices as a learning media has initiated a shift in the educational technology landscape. The landscape of educational technology is forever shifting.

Simple voting boxes to enhance learning

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After you have build your quiz or survey you either make a QR-code for it (easy to get users to the right location via their mobile), or you send them a link (use software that shortens links like TinyURL , otherwise the users must type in a lengthy link and that increases errors in typing). Activate participation in the complete group. Lesage, A. link] Cain, J., Black, E.P., Rohr J. 2009).