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DevLearn 2011: Thought Leader Interviews

Float Mobile Learning

Conferences BJ Schone Brandon Carson cloud computing David Holcombe DevLearn 2011 eLearning Guild gaming Henry Ryng Jeff Tillett Koreen OlbrishI continued my four-year tradition of interviewing thought leaders again this year. It is a highlight for me. What better way to capture what is going on in the learning [.].

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DevLearn 2011: Cloud computing, mobile learning, gaming

Float Mobile Learning

DevLearn 2011 was bigger and better than ever. Conferences cloud computing DevLearn 2011 eLearning Guild gaming Jeff Tillett mobile learningThis year there were more attendees, more sessions and a bigger expo – not to mention the fact that it was held [.].

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Mobile Learning Conferences

Mobile Learning Edge

The most comprehensive listing of conferences for learning technologies is the one produced by Clayton Wright. Here are all the conferences on Clayton’s current list related to mobile learning: February 7-10, 2011 International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security , 4 th , sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Paris, France. February 14-17, 2011 Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Spain. March 23-25, 2011 Learning Solutions Conference and Expo, sponsored by the eLearning Guild, Orlando, Florida, USA.

TechWeek 2011: Chicago is Thriving With Innovation

Float Mobile Learning

Conferences Chicago entrepreneurship innovation Merchandise Mart startups TechWeekIf one word could describe TechWeek in Chicago, it would be electric. “Something big is happening in Chicago,&# said venture capitalist J.B. Pritzker. “Chicagoans have a pragmatic approach to innovation, focused [.].

Proceedings available (Free!) – 10th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning

Float Mobile Learning

Pedagogy and Learning Research context mLearn 2011Although I sometimes refer to myself as a “recovering academic,” the truth is that I value both the theoretical and the practical sides of mobile learning. attended the 8th [.].

Learning About Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

Conferences Pedagogy and Learning Bradley University symposiumLast Friday, June 10, Float hosted its first-ever one-day symposium on mobile learning at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. Presenters from a variety of backgrounds spoke to nearly 100 participants [.].

5 Calls for #papers, presentations or/and proposals for #mlearning and #eLearning

Ignatia Webs

If anyone is organizing a conference, workshop. Conference on open education: ECER 2012 Subject: the need for educational research to champion Freedom, Education and Development for All Just for all the gender enthusiasts in learning: Rosi Braidotti is one of the keynote speakers. It may also be taken as a reference within the conference sessions organised by the EERA networks.

mHealth and the Mobile Opportunity

Float Mobile Learning

Conferences mHealth mhealthOver the past year or so, there has been quite a buzz building around mHealth. Sometimes a technology comes along that really meets the needs of an industry, and when [.].

May Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

Best of Mobile Learning May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Float Mobile Learning , May 11, 2011 Does This iPhone Make Me Look Fat? hotlist hot May

Learning happens by sharing #knowledge, #DevLearn is an inspiring #eLearning conferences

Ignatia Webs

Last year I had the pleasure of attending DevLearn and this conference is surely worth a visit. Not only because of this years location (Las Vegas!), but most of all because you will get the opportunity to get in touch with eLearning professionals that know how to inspire and it will elevate your eLearning expertise in just 3 days. The early registration is still open for a day, so check out this wonderful set of concurrent sessions and keynote speakers in order to decide whether you want to attend or not. When and where? November 2 - 4 at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

Tips For Creating Rapid Video For Learning

Float Mobile Learning

For several years now, I have been attending conferences and interviewing thought leaders on video. I am telling you – it is not fun schlepping high-end gear across the country [.]. Mobile Technology Pedagogy and Learning employee training learning and development rapid video

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July 2011 Float Learning Newsletter

Float Mobile Learning

Conferences Featured Float Symposium mLearnCon Newsletter Bradley University Clark Quinn Gary Woodill Lectora mLearnCon 2011 Neil Lasher symposium Tanya Seidel TrivantisFloat's been on the road, read more on our travels and view some interviews from industry thought leaders.

July Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

July 1, 2011 to July 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Float Mobile Learning , July 12, 2011 Help us #save new born babies lives by using #mobile devices for #ultrasound - Ignatia Webs , July 25, 2011 Josh Topolosky has written my fave #WebOS Touchpad review. Best of Mobile Learning. Oh My!

January Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

Best of Mobile Learning January 1, 2011 to January 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Answers from mLearn experts - Ignatia Webs , January 13, 2011 #LAK11 what about #privacy when using #data analytics to create #knowledge? Ignatia Webs , January 11, 2011 #SCORM the future of #elearning? Get involved!

10 Things the Motorola Xoom does Better than the iPad

mLearning Revolution

So there you have it, these are my early first impression of the new Motorola Xoom, which runs Honeycomb. I’m in Orlando attending the Learning Summit conference and my plan is to publish a video showing each one of these features in action when I’m back in my office next week. For the last 3 weeks, I have been Tweeting and Blogging about my experience with the new Motorola Xoom Tablet, which is the very first Tablet sporting Android 3.0, codenamed Honeycomb. Honeycomb is the next generation of the Android operating system, which is optimized specifically for Tablets.

Twitter as a Mobile Learning Platform

The Mobile Learner

Anyone who has used Twitter and Twitter hashtags to backchannel during a conference or online discussion will know the power of Twitter as a mobile communication tool. It’s been almost 5 years since Twitter came into existence and it has become quite the versatile platform. create complex learning activities (i.e. hashtags, lists). Twitter -  not your average bird.

Mobile Learning In The Workplace – Survey

Upside Learning

This survey is being carried out in conjunction with our survey at the World of Learning Conference and Exhibition 2011, where we will be participating on 27th and 28th of this month. The cumulative results of these surveys (along with the survey data from our previous events – ASTD ICE 2011 and mLearnCon 2011) will be published in a report.

free #mLearning journal iJIM new issue published

Ignatia Webs

This is a nice mLeanring journal to send your papers to (short and full papers). Great new issue with topics on mobile gaming, mobile collaborative learning design, mobile learning performance support, language learning and other. At the end you can also find two calls for papers, one is for a special issue of iJIM on the topic of VANETS (combination social computing and cars/vehicles). International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies(iJIM) has just published its latest issue at [link]. mobile research paper mobile learning call for papers

Steven Verjans shows a structured #PLE at #studiedagVlhora

Ignatia Webs

PLE knowledge conferencesPersonal Learning Environments (PLE) have been hot news for a couple of years now. My PLE is not very well structured to say the least, in fact chaos is my middle name when it comes to PLE. But I can no longer postpone the (re)structuring of my PLE for the simple reason that I am increasingly engaged in various projects that demand slightly different foci.

Gary Woodill: The Past, Present and Future of Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

Conferences Float Symposium Pedagogy and Learning Strategy future symposiumFloat Learning and Bradley University’s Department of Interactive Media in the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts teamed up to provide a one-day event focused on mobile on Friday, [.].

5 Calls for #papers or #proposals on #elearning and #mLearning mix of corporate and #academic

Ignatia Webs

Learning Solutions conference and expo (big conference) When: March 21-23, 2012 Where: Orlando, Florida Deadline for submissions: 14 October 2011 Read the submission instructions and submit your proposal today. Deadline for interest registration : October 14, 2011 Deadline for proposal submission : November 1, 2011 More information: www.sirca.org.sg Pre-application Registration Applicants must register by October 14, 2011 via email at sirca2@ntu.ed.sg mLearning research eLearning call for papers conferences

#unesco_mlw Mike Sharples on #mLearning pedagogies

Ignatia Webs

Still liveblogging from UNESCO mLearning symposium 16 December 2011. mobile education mobile learning liveBlog unesco conferencesAppropriate pedagogy and learning with mobile phones. He gave an overview of different learning models for mobile learning. pick up from where Mike said it would be an asset for UNESCO. We need to look at education that could not be done in traditional education before, that is the strength of learning with mobile devices. So it is a three step process towards collaborative knowledge construction. This was a successful mLearning project in Chili.

#unesco_mlw #mLearning thoughts picked up in between sessions

Ignatia Webs

mobile education mobile learning liveBlog unesco conferencesBarbara Reynolds from Unicef Change is immense, in our lifetimes, before our own eyes, there is so much change going on. the question is not: will we have teachers, but WHO will be our teachers? will it be the technology? Will it be all of us? It may even change every few seconds. So what is the goal of education?

Benefits in #mobile technology development: the implications for #education #unesco_mlw

Ignatia Webs

mobile mobile learning liveBlog ICT4D conferencesPanel: Mario Deriquito, Jill Attewell, Don Knezek, Jonghwi Park on mobile tech development benefits Mario Deriquito, beliefs in mobile technology for improving the educational system (works in Philipines). But the mobile solution will not be immediate, nor will it be a total solution. Looking for mLearning solutions that can be mainstreamed.

Future trends in #mobile technology what can we expect in the next 5, 10, 15 years #unesco_mlw

Ignatia Webs

mobile mobile learning liveBlog unesco conferencesKeynote Paul Kim, Stanford University. Good talk, but a bit technology utopian. He focuses on success stories from his projects with children around the world while using mobile devices. He speaks with such enthusiasm, that he sounds like a promotional movie for mobile learning created at Stanford. for most human fields.

How can health within clinics be improved by mLearning? A research report with 29 recommendations

Ignatia Webs

Full research reports sometimes stop me from really reading it in full, so I was very happy when the Epic newsletter dropped this summary research report on mLearning for NHS (UK's National Health Service, but also accessible for other countries health services) in my mailbox. The report starts of with a nice overview on the benefits of mLearning (just-in-time, any place, context.)

Check Out Adobe Captivate eLearning Content on the Motorola Xoom Tablet via the Flash Player 10.2 [VIDEO]

mLearning Revolution

attending our fourth Adobe Learning Summit, and staying the rest of the week for the Learning Solutions 2011 conference. Our Adobe eLearning conference went very well and I’d like to thank everyone who spent their day here with us learning and sharing what they do with our software. devices, namely the Motorola Xoom, which I happen to have here with me at the conference.

Read #MobiMOOC team's best #paper award for #mLearning research

Ignatia Webs

At the beginning of 2011 I got the idea of organizing a mLearning course, simply because there was no open and free course available. The team got 'Best Paper Award at the academically prestigious mLearn conference in Beijing. have uploaded the conference paper to academia , not sure if the download option is on it (not yet, should come). What a thrill it has been. off it went.

My Reflections on the Mobile World Congress

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

Over my career I have become a technology "conference veteran" beginning with Comdex in the 80’s. For several years I was privileged to be a judge for Best of Comdex, so became very familiar with the conference. There was really no other focus on mobile learning at the conference other than an invitation only mLearning Convening Session hosted by the GSMA Development Fund and an open mLearning Business Breakfast hosted by the same organization. presence was much higher than I would have expected at this global conference with most keynoters from the U.S. The U.S.

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Can Performance Support be a form of Mobile Learning? (Yes!)

Float Mobile Learning

One of the most frequent themes that comes through in discussions of mobile learning in the conference sessions and workshops that I do is a debate about whether “performance support” [.]. Pedagogy and Learning just-in-time learning performance support

Prototyping on a Shoestring with Virtually No Tech Skills!

Float Mobile Learning

This was originally presented at mLearnCon 2011 by Float’s Chad Udell. Conferences SpeakingThe session sparked a lively discussion at the end. Obviously as people move from eLearning to mobile, there has [.].

Scanning the status of #mLearning across the globe #unesco_mlw

Ignatia Webs

Refers to knowledge ladders framework of Kozma (2011). mobile mobile learning liveBlog unesco ICT4D conferencesMany of the people in the panel are educational consultants in a variety of settings. Shafika Isaacs, YEAH (yes, I think she does great work, and she speaks MUCH quicker than I can follow!!!), immediately starts with a gender picture. So maybe we must look at other models.

Chad Udell: Design Strategies for Adapting Content for mLearning

Float Mobile Learning

Conferences Float Symposium Pedagogy and Learning Strategy mobile strategy symposiumFloat Learning and Bradley University’s Department of Interactive Media in the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts teamed up to provide a one-day event focused on mobile on Friday, [.].

mLearnCon 2011

Float Mobile Learning

The conference kicked off with the usual pre-conference breakfast conversations and catching up with old friends and meeting new ones…the conference family. In my experience, the eLearning Guild conferences extend beyond [.]. Conferences mLearnCon eLearning Guild Jeff Tillett mLearnCon 2011

Call for papers for mLearn2011 in Beijing, China

Ignatia Webs

The mLearn conference (supported by IAmLearn ) always guarantees real good research and discussions on mLearning and contextual learning. The 10th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning will be held in Beijing, 18 - 21 October 2011. The mLearn 2011 paper submission system is now open - https://www.easychair.org/account/signin.cgi?conf=mlearn2011. There is an opportunity to be invited to deliver the keynote speech at mLearn 2011 as well. The conference theme is Mobile and Contextual Learning: Culture and Change ??. And the great thing is.

#Mobile design webcasts by @bdconf

Ignatia Webs

Breaking development is organizing a variety of mobile conferences and webinars and as I was going through their September 2011 mobile webcasts, some of the videos got my attention. Create the best experience for all the audiences" Breaking Development April 2011: Beyond the Mobile Web from Breaking Development on Vimeo. Great stuff. mobile design

Call for papers/demos on #xAPI workshop during EC-Tel conference in September, Austria

Ignatia Webs

Proceedings of the predecessor workshops are available via [link] (2011), [link] (2012), and [link] (2013). call for papers conferences eLearning learning analytics workshop xapi 4th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection to be held in the context of EC-TEL 2014, Graz (Austria) Submission deadline: 30 June 2014, submissions through EasyChair: https://www.easychair.org/ conf erences/?conf=artel2014

Great Resources at Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

They followed that up with interviews from mLearnCon 2011 in San Jose , held June 21-23, as well as a thoughtful blog post by Scott McCormick  on some of the sessions from the conference. Gary Woodill, Steven Hoober, Josh Campbell and Jeff Tillett Talk Mobile Learning | Float Blog | Adam Bockler | 28 June 2011. This is a company to watch.

Share your #mlearning idea to win the #IAmL #mobile learning Award (1000 GBP, 1600 $, 1100 €)

Ignatia Webs

The winning solution will be presented to the mLearn 2011 conference audience either by the winner (if present at the conference) or by the President of IAmLearn. Deadline for Submissions is Wednesday, 14 September 2011 24:00 GMT. Deadline for Submissions is Wednesday, 14 September 2011 24:00 GMT. Mobile learning is still on the rise and there are still many areas that can be explored. If you have a wonderful idea for a mobile learning (mLearning) application, share it! Specific technical skills are not required for participating! Full details here: [link].

Blogphilosophy: Do I/we act upon Steve @Jobs’ words or am I only nodding but not acting for #change?

Ignatia Webs

travel to conferences at occasions, giving speecheswhich I like… but I have the feeling I never move beyond this mainstream flowof consciousness, however, my heart and head want to, they are hungry for it.At There issomething that happens when people get their death certificate. Don't lose faith. Stay hungry. Stay foolish”. A lot of us nodded when we heard those words andwe think “yes man!”

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