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A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

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Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps. While I haven’t blogged in a while, I continue trawling through my RSS feeds, seeing more and more references to mobile learning, mlearning, performance support, ‘just-in-time’ and so many other terms that make sense in that context. Mobile ESL.

Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

When it comes to mobile learning myths and misconceptions abound. These myths are holding back widespread adoption of mobile learning in the workplace. This is the most common misconception about mlearning which leads you to evaluate how to implement elearning on mobile devices. It’s just learning on the move. It is quite literally mobile everything.

Instructional Design for Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile learning is about more than plopping mobile devices in front of students sitting in a classroom. This is one of the main messages delivered by Float mobile strategist Jeff Tillett [.]. Pedagogy and Learning Speaking Webinars augmented reality instructional design

10 Benefits of EPUBs for Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

Designer Heather Ford expands on how EPUBs can be easily augmented, flexible, secure, green, and can help improve your employees'' performance and accessibility. Mobile Development Mobile Strategy Pedagogy and Learning accessbility augmentation ePub green security

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

Mobile learning is a relatively new domain and is rapidly evolving as well, which makes its implementation a not so easy task. When implementing mobile learning in workplace, following 6 steps will help create an effective mlearning strategy. 1. In fact, some early mobile learning initiatives have been taken up more for novelty value than for identified real needs.

5 Views of the Future of Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

Timo Ilomaki has collected 5 different presentations on the future of mobile learning in one post, to allow you to see the variety of results.  The first presentation by Rudy De Waele is pretty interesting as he gives us multiple views from 46 different “experts&# on mobile learning. Some are clearly pushing the envelope more than others.

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3 Ways Glass Could Transform Mobile Learning

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Implementations Innovations Mobile Technology A Day Made of Glass augmented reality collaboration Corning Gorilla GlassEarlier this month, Corning released A Day Made of Glass 2. The opening of the video begins with a tagline that states, “Enabling a future of communication, collaboration, and connectivity.” These [.].

9 Ways Smart Glasses Can Increase Employee Productivity

Float Mobile Learning

Enterprise applications for augmented reality are here, enabling businesses to be more productive. Mobile Apps Mobile Devices augmented reality enterprise mobile learning Epson Moverio Google Glass ODG R-6 smart glasses workplace performanceFrom work site safety to sales, here's how smart glasses can help you.

Take A Leap Of Faith With Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

This article was originally published in Learning Technologies 2013’s special show guide issue. Mobile Learning has been on the horizon for a long time but has met with scepticism and technical constraints in its early days. Now, even though bandwidths have improved and devices have become more capable, mobile learning is still struggling to take off. Just do it!

May Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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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

AR in mobile learning

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Are you using Augmented Reality in your mobile learning? Should you?  AR, or Augmented Reality has been high on the hype-charts for several years now, but seems to be on "slow burn" when it comes to m-learning. One of the classic (and often quoted) examples of AR in workplace learning is this project from BMW. Have you tried AR yet for learning?

Future of Mobile Learning - an interview with Geoff Stead

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What''s the future of mobile learning? How to get started with m-learning? recently did an interview with Learnnovators , an energetic and enthusiastic learning tech company in Chennai, where they asked me these, and similar questions. Here are a couple of extracts, or check out the full interview on elearningindustry.com   Q: We see a lot of promise in capabilities such as Mobile Augmented Reality, Near Field Communication (NFC), and QR Codes holding for ‘contextual mobile learning’. This changes with mobile. Learn from them.

Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

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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. If you’re considering mobile learning in any shape or form, I’d suggest you give these a browse. Mobile Learning Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training. Learning Org. Mobile Learning thinking: Get on your skateboard to keep up! Will at Work Learning.

Are the robots taking over? Augment your reality, don't lose it!

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I'm not sure I have any perfect answers, but I spent a very interesting hour at the trendy studios at LondonReal being interviewed by Brian and Nic, who were not educators, but wanted to understand what we are up to, and exactly how far is too far to take technology You can catch the (visual) podcast, below, or scan down the page for a few snippets Here is a hastily transcribed synopsis, below, to help you navigate your way through: [6-7 mins] What's mobile learning all about? Adding a bit of "social" into a very dispersed virtual learning environment. Voice control.

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.

MIT Launches a new Center for Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

MIT has launched a new Center for Mobile Learning that “will focus on the design and study of new mobile technologies and applications, enabling people to learn anywhere anytime with anyone. Research projects will explore location-aware learning applications, mobile sensing and data collection, augmented reality gaming, and other educational uses of mobile technologies. &#. This is the kind of initiative that can really help drive research and growth in the field of mobile learning.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. As I stated in the previous post assessing my 2010 predictions, the size and complexity of mobile learning projects/programs will continue to expand across all geographical and line-of-business boundaries. a.k.a. Bullseye!

No Escaping Mobile Learning – Webinar Recording & Audience Queries Answered

Upside Learning

As you probably already know, last week we kicked off our independent webinar series with the first one titled as ‘No Escaping Mobile Learning’ which I co-presented with Abhijit Kadle (watch recording here ). I’m very pleased with the response we got on this – 400 registrations and 136 actual attendees. Growing mobile workforce. When do we really learn. They are -.

Mobile Augmented Reality in Action – For Learning!

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Augmented reality is really taking off in a multitude of ways. The potential of mobile AR is really powerful because it brings a whole new layer to the real world we live in. Well, here’s an example of mobile AR used for mechanic training in the US military. This type of AR can be very helpful as a performance support tool and as a teaching aid for students learning the mechanic trade. That’s pretty powerful stuff and I can see this type of thing being employed even down to the elementary school student learning math.

Mobile Augmented Reality – A Brief Overview

mLearning is Good

 . The integration of innovative technology in learning has always been a goal of educators. In the past two decades, we’ve seen advances in learning technology that allow learners to connect to powerful learning systems and sources of information that were previously unavailable. However, most recent technologies have forced the learner to learn through computer-generated reality or “virtual reality&#. This combination of the real world with the virtual world is known as “Augmented Reality&#. . For a demo, check out this video.

Some Thoughts On Tablet Learning (aka Elearning On iPads)

Upside Learning

Our earliest reactions of the iPad were that of disappointment but then iPad has gone on to shape a new category of learning, which I prefer to call ‘tablet learning’. Given that the iPad is intended to be a mobile device it is easy to call any learning happening on it to be mlearning. Better tablet learning. It’s not the same as mLearning. He says.

Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips | Upside Learning Blog

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This blog is about innovation, design, development, and trends in the Learning Solutions domain. The Upside Learning Solutions Blog Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips Abhijit Kadle | March 1st, 2010 | Mobile Learning 1 3 There really is very little different about designing mobile learning from other forms of learning. Re-use!

Augmented Reality and On-Demand Learning

The Mobile Learner

Mobile learning has always been about using the tools of learning wherever one finds themselves. In this blog, I have discussed a range of techniques for learning on the go from reading texts or listening to audiobooks on a mobile device to using built in cell phone tools such as a camera and access to web 2.0 services to document learning both within and outside of the classroom. Augmented Reality apps take this just-in-time, on-location learning to a new level. Tags: augmented reality edushifts AR

QR Codes and Mobile Learning

The Mobile Learner

I have recently been investigating the concept of QR codes in teaching and learning.  A QR code is a 2-dimensional image with information encoded in it. Bringing learning into the physical world and out of the classroom. Tags: Cell Phones in Education apps augmented reality edushifts mlearning mobilelearning mobile learning qr codes

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Book Review: Designing mLearning: tapping into the mobile revolution for organizational performance, by Clark Quinn

Mobile Learning Edge

The past six months has seen the publication of three new books on mobile learning. First, there was Mobile Learning: structures, agency, practices by Norbert Pachler, Ben Bachmair, John Cook, and Gunther Kress (Eds.) The volume edited by Norbert Pachler and his colleagues is a very academic book and is mostly about the use of mobile devices within the school system.

Children and Mobile Learning

mLearning is Good

This is a pretty in-depth report from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center on m-learning with children. Most of my attention has gone to corporate and adult mobile learning over the years, but looking through this report I can see a lot of similarities with k-12 mobile learning. Based on this report, it seems that those future adult learners will be much more acclimated to mobility and m-learning than the current generation of corporate learners (i.e. Important examples of augmented/alternative reality are mentioned as well among others.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

Here on the last day of the year, I offer my predications for the big and shaping trends we’ll see in the enterprise mobile learning space for 2012. As in the past, this year’s list includes predictions across a gamut of new technologies, consumer/buyer trends plus a few anticipated seismic shifts in the world of business that should collectively reshape the landscape for the adoption and accelerated growth of mobile learning for businesses. Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream. no matter where or when we choose/need to learn. 3. Summary.

New Mobile Augmented Reality browser

mLearning Blog

Needless to say that this is extremely interesting for mobile learning. Tags: Mobile Education android augmented reality iphone Mobile Learning netherlands I stumbled upon an interesting article about the Dutch company SPRXmobile. Together with layar.eu, they have created the “Worlds first&# AR-Browser for smartphones. I don’t know whether their claim about being first is really appropriate (see my earlier post [link] ), but nevertheless it looks really interesting. Check out the short video on it. iPhone 3G s anyone? Links: [link]. link].

A brief update on Augmented Reality

mLearning Blog

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. This might be a great mobile learning tool for young kids and teenagers. There are several possiblities for mobile learning use though. Summary: All in all it was very interesting and there are many applications which could be used to enhance mobile learning. link]. link].

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

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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? and Ph.D.

Austrian University studies Augmented Reality on mobile devices

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Daniel holds a Master in computer science and has been working on mobile augmented reality projects. One example was a tour through a campus in which users of a mobile phone could look through their mobile’s camera and actually see the buildings or rooms with certain tags on them. Another application was a museum tour in which a virtual cartoon guide would explain them certain items whenever they looked through their mobile. Tags: Mobile Learning Add new tag AR augmented reality austria research software See image).

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!

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.

Putting Handheld Devices to Work in Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

In his blog post from last week, Amit Carg, an eLearning professional and co-founder of Upside Learning , a learning solutions firm, identified three essential ways mobile devices can assist with the continued education of employees: 1. To add to the blend of learning/education. 2. Carg writes, “it is clear that the interest in mobile learning is very strong.

QR Codes: A Brief Reading List

The Mobile Learner

I’ve had this growing interest lately in QR codes and their application to education.  I’m quickly coming to the realization at how useful QR codes can be in education and how these little graphical icons can make mobile learning a little easier for teachers to incorporate with students.  augmented reality edushifts mobilelearning cell phones qrcodesJust Scan my QR Code : An article on using QR codes for personal advertising – this can work to advertise a school or a school program as well; 10) Qurify : We will end this list with a free QR code generator.

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Mark Power » Augmented Reality - A Game Changer in Mobile Learning?

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Mark Power A JISC CETIS blog Contact Subscribe Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Augmented Reality - A Game Changer in Mobile Learning? Oct 20, 2009 augmented reality , mobile learning , mobile technologies I think we’re getting to the point where, by now, many of you will have found it hard to avoid hearing about the latest technology buzz.

December Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning December 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. QR Codes: A Brief Reading List - The Mobile Learner , December 11, 2010 Three Ways to Use Mobile Devices in Workplace Learning - Upside Learning , December 9, 2010 QR Codes and Beyond?

Mobile Learning: A 3rd Reading List

The Mobile Learner

50 Fun iPhone Apps to Get Kids Reading and Learning – The iPhone and iPod Touch can be both a entertainment and learning device.  This list provides a list of apps to help support and encourage reading and learning. 9) Why Cloud Computing is the Future of Mobile – A R ead W rite W eb article delving into how continuous connection to the Internet through a mobile device will lead to more reliance and acceptance of web apps. Tags: Cell Phones in Education edushifts iPod in Education mobilelearning mobile learning Mobilelearner

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!

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?