5 Take-aways from the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Webinar
MARCH 10, 2016
The 2016 UNESCO Mobile Learning Week kicked off on Monday with a webinar entitled Innovation and quality: Two sides of the same coin? The virtual event, held in partnership with Education Fast Forward, debated the extent to which mobile technology can strengthen the quality of education and facilitate learning. When the pedagogy is effective, so is the (mobile) learning.
new issue of free #mobile journal and Learning #Analytics newsletter
APRIL 29, 2015
Just sharing two new free options (one journal and one newsletter) that are filled with interesting articles on mobile learning (including a focus on lab experiments) and learning analytics (including a regional viewpoint). The newsletter also features interviews with Learning analytics experts and their views into the Future. Billaud, M. Pic, D. Kim - the [link] site.
A low-cost pay-as-you-attend educational model for education
APRIL 12, 2013
Low cost pay-as-you-attend courses paid via mobile banking are tested in African regions and those projects look promising (based on the article provided). mobile options). This approach puts learning options into the hands of the learner, and does not put an immediate huge financial strain on the student. online learning mobile m4d mobile learning mooc eLearning ICT4D
free book #OER integration in #k12 for #ict4d regions
APRIL 25, 2014
While exploring OER with an edge options, I came across this free book published by the Common Wealth of Learning, edited by Ferreira and Gaultier, entitled Perspectives on Open and Distance Learning: Open Schooling with Open Educational Resources (OER): opening doors, creating opportunities. If we can continue to develop and maintain OER, we can continue to educate and to open doors.
6 Drivers Of mLearning In The Workplace
MAY 23, 2012
Mobile learning (or mlearning) is probably a hot topic of discussion in your organization right now. Understanding how mobile devices are different from conventional computers used for elearning and the different avenues they open up is a great starting point to build a business case for mlearning in your organization. Growing Mobile Workforce. Rise of Mobile Computing.
Are #mLearning projects in Africa really successful? #ICT4D critique
NOVEMBER 10, 2011
Although a propagator of learning with mobile devices, in this seminar John Traxler takes a look at learning with mobile devices from another angle, a critical one while looking for answers from all of us. John Traxler lives and breathes mobility. Are learning projects based on mobile devices really helping Africa forward? Is it real progress?
Mobile learning at the Nigeria Summit
MARCH 20, 2013
Mobile revolution. Africa is the second largest and fastest growing mobile phone region in the world. It has an estimated 735 million mobile phone subscriptions. Nigeria’s mobile phone subscription base is set to hit 120 million in 2013. It has fundamentally changed the way that people communicate, socialise, do business, bank and farm. Why not how they learn?
Steve Wozniak Streams Live Tonight
Mobile Learning Edge
FEBRUARY 28, 2011
Wozniak will be speaking about “will discuss education, emerging technologies, and his vision for the future of technology and society. (American Banking & Market News, February 28, 2011). via MEDIA ADVISORY: Watch Live Streams of Steve Wozniak and Karen Cator from the Abilene Christian University Connected Summit 2011 on February 28th – American Banking News.
mLearn08: keynote Diane Laurillard on mobile learning methods
OCTOBER 16, 2008
This post is based on the keynote speach of Diane Laurillard who is well-known for her ground breaking work on (mobile) learning methodologies. mLearn keynote Diane Laurillard - Towards a pedagogy-driven account of mobile learning Dianne Laurillard works at the Institute of Education. Digital technologies are not optimized for learning.
The UNESCO years: A brief review
JANUARY 21, 2014
From 2011 to 2013 I was the Senior Project Officer in mobile learning at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. My My role was to help establish and lead the organisation’s mobile learning programmes, publications and events, largely as part of a multi-year partnership with Nokia. Convening community : Mobile Learning Week. Spreading the word: Advocacy.
June Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community
mLearnopedia on Blogspot
JULY 5, 2009
Here is the monthly top ten list for cc.mlearnopedia.com from June. Enjoy. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.
Mobile learning for development workshops by Great researchers
MARCH 2, 2010
They just finished the first of a series of workshops on the topic of mobile learning and. if you can join them in the upcoming workshops, do it (I will if I can), you are bound to learn a lot! If you have great mobile projects and you are willing to share your input send them a message. Over the years I have met both Niall Winters and Yishay Mor on many occasions.
mLearning-World.com: Reference - Weblog Case Study
JANUARY 26, 2007
skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, January 26, 2007 Reference - Weblog Case Study From, Supernova 2006 - Weblog , for reference, a case study of incorporating Web 2.0 by Dresdner Kleinwort investment bank in Germany. mlearning m-learning mobile-learning mobile+learning podcasting iphone apple web+2.0
1:1 Educational Computing Initiatives — Lessons learned and confirmed at the Global Symposium on ICT in Education 2014
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
The event was hosted by the Korean Ministry of Education and the World Bank, along with KERIS, UNESCO Bangkok and Intel. South Korea is one of the leaders in digital learning, so it was a fitting context for the conference. number of lessons were learned and known ones confirmed, shared below ( download here ). All presentations are here.
2 mLearning articles worth reading (including an interview in Education Week)
FEBRUARY 14, 2012
The article, Mobile Devices Address Technology Equity in Africa , is well written and provides an overview of some of the interesting mobile learning projects in Africa. For a good roundup, also check out Mobile learning in developing countries in 2012: What’s Happening? by Mike Trucano of the World Bank (follow @WBedutech ). Uncategorized africa mlearning mobile phonesI was recently interviewed by Education Week, the leading education newspaper in the USA.
JANUARY 18, 2011
Freelance Writing Jobs | Todays Articles | Sign In Browse Sections Home Technology Mobile Technology Mobile Learning Jan 17, 2011 Antonia Sidgwick mobile phone - Niklas Bildhauer A brief look into the positives and negatives of mobile learning and how this technology could advance learning techniques. What is it? What are its benefits? suite101.fr
Five Types of Mobile Learning
OCTOBER 24, 2009
Teaching with Classroom Response Systems Resources for engaging and assessing students with clickers Home About the Blog About My Book Five Types of Mobile Learning Author: derekbruff 19 Oct As Abilene Christian University rolls through year two of its iPhone experiment, ProfHacker (my new favorite blog) features a post by Jason B. You Social Media and Waterboarding: [.]
FEBRUARY 28, 2009
Teaching with Classroom Response Systems Resources for engaging and assessing students with clickers Home About the Blog About My Book Mobile Learning Author: derekbruff 27 Feb I participated in the ConnectEd Summit hosted by Abilene Christian University today. In preparing for my presentation, I listed several ways in which clicker technology often enhances teaching practices.
4 calls for #papers on #mLearning and #eLearning
JANUARY 18, 2012
This year I am also looking forward to finalizing my thesis (thanks to Athabasca University), co-launching the mobile curriculum framework (a free framework for institutes willing to get cracking with a mLearning curriculum, with thanks to Adele Botha, Jaqueline Bachelor and John Traxler), getting some research papers and chapters out (thanks to my typing hands), enjoying all your company (online and f-2-f), and organizing the MobiMOOC2012 in September with an adjusted format. To learn more about the scope of the event and consult the themes, please visit the respective conference pages.
Mobile Learning Part 6
MARCH 12, 2009
Teaching with Classroom Response Systems Resources for engaging and assessing students with clickers Home About the Blog About My Book Mobile Learning Part 6 Author: derekbruff 11 Mar Okay, one more post in the series, then it’s back to some discussion of “old-fashioned clickers. Rich Mansfield: I like the idea of Mobile Learning Part 5: [.]
Mobile learning gaining traction
AUGUST 15, 2010
Skip Links Go to home page [Accesskey 0] Go to content [Accesskey 1] Go to main menu links [Accesskey 2] Go to sub menu links [Accesskey 3] Go to news links [Accesskey 4] Go to footer menu links [Accesskey 5] Home Course Catalogue About Us About our courses Development Groups Hosted solutions Pricing Consultancy Distribution and re-selling Epigeum Insights Jobs at Epigeum Contact Us Mobile learning gaining traction After a decade of conferencing, journalling, researching and much discussion, mobile learning finally seems to be gaining traction. less mobile.
Mobile learning & iTunes U | e-Taalim
DECEMBER 27, 2009
Now they can learn anytime and anywhere, too. As educators all over the world are discovering, mobile learning works. And suddenly, any place — a café, a bus stop — can be a place to learn. With over 200,000 educational audio and video files available, iTunes U* has quickly become the engine for the mobile learning movement. With the 3.0
Mobiles, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Merge — MobileBeyond
FEBRUARY 24, 2010
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. People became walking mobiles, a kaleidoscope of nodes in a vast network of thinking, breathing organisms.
Enhance Your Study with Mobile Learning | tusaw.com
FEBRUARY 23, 2010
eLearning Roadtrip: Mobile learning at last?
MARCH 5, 2009
» March 04, 2009 Mobile learning at last? Today, the more than half a billion mobile telephones connected to the Internet every day have changed expectations about what it takes to capture and share “occasionally connected” digitally distributed experiences involving images, animations, games, movies, videos, and music regardless of physical location. Which.I
Relevant Science: "Mobile Learning: Trends and Challenges"
MARCH 28, 2010
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. Tuesday March 23, 2010 10:21 Edweek Producer: Jennifer 2:00 Moderator: Katie Ash: Hello everyone, and welcome to todays chat about mobile learning devices. Thanks.
James' Blog: Mobile Learning for the Working World
SEPTEMBER 26, 2009
skip to main | skip to sidebar James Blog Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Mobile Learning for the Working World Mobile learning makes sense on the campus where students are focused on learning and are in a state of constant motion between classroom, living, and comman areas on campus. Additionally, a mobile device that will get thousands of hours of use over four years seems cost justified. Can we build a case for a tranistion to more mobile forms of learning in the business world? First, how mobile is the worker?
The answer is just an SMS away… | Mobile Learning
SEPTEMBER 10, 2006
Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact The answer is just an SMS away… 11 09 2006 The Guardian reports on the success of SMS-based answer services in the UK. Sarah McVittie, CEO of 82ASK (which corresponds to the keys 82275 on a mobile keyboard), reckons it has answered a million questions since 2003 and is expanding at 20% a month largely by word of mouth. Using Twitter in the classroom The iPad and its impact on m-learning. learning device for $60.
Mobile Learning;Lessons learnt from the eLearning Africa 2010 - telecentre.org
JULY 23, 2010
John Traxler ,Learning Lab ,UK gave the first presentation entitled Learning with ‘Appropriate ‘Technology : PC Labs or Mobile Phones. In his presentation, the speaker stated that It is important and urgent to debate and discuss the issue of ‘development’ in relation to e-learning and the issue of ‘appropriate’ technology in relation to e-learning, and especially to debate and discuss these issues in relation to each other. further stated that Africa has 5.4/100 PC internet users as compared to 28.49/100 mobile cellular subscribers (ITU,2007).Mobile
My Top Ten Mobile Learning Tools 2009 | Mashed Articles
AUGUST 23, 2009
Home Policy RSS Mashed Articles When articles speak for themselves « Howto Read CHM (compiled HTML) file in Ubuntu / debian Linux My Top Ten Mobile Learning Tools 2009 admin, 19 August 2009, No comments Categories: Information Technology , Learning (No Ratings Yet) Loading. Wifi connectivity means I can really exploit learning online. And because my iPhone is with me all day every day, I can learn anywhere I want. Add earphones to create a great language learning device. Safari – it’s a proper mobile browsing experience. Sorted.
The promise of Mobile Learning is real…but it may not be what you thought it was. |
DECEMBER 10, 2009
Log In Home Blueline News Custom Solutions Mobile Learning Authors Blueline Website Subscribe December 10, 2009 Blogroll Blueline News & Events Blueline Simulations Contact Blueline Facebook Follow us on Twitter Categories Blueline News (1) Custom Solutions (1) Mobile Learning (1) Archives December 2009 Search our blog The promise of Mobile Learning is real…but it may not be what you thought it was. Their lens’ couldn’t have been more different, but both offered tremendous insight into this emerging learning methodology.
How CLOs Can Use Mobile Learning | Talent Management Playbook | Fast Company
MARCH 5, 2009
Sign Up ); document.write( ); Print FC Expert Blog How CLOs Can Use Mobile Learning BY FC Expert Blogger Jeanne Meister Wed Mar 4, 2009 at 5:44 PM This blog is written by a member of our expert blogging community and expresses that experts views alone. By all accounts, mobile learning, termed “m-learning”, is on fire as anew method of accessing learning. I see three trends fueling this new interest in m-learning: More companies will explore mobile learning as an increasing number of tech-savvy Millennials enter the workforce and insist on the speed and mobility of m-learning.
mLearnopedia on Blogspot
JANUARY 10, 2010
I intended to write a blog entry in late December with my predictions for mobile learning in 2010, but somehow never found the time. Mobile devices have certainly come into their own with champions and examples everywhere. I no longer feel that I am a single voice trying to convince of the importance of these ubiquitous capabilities to the future of learning. but "how?".
Mobile Learning: Cellular Phones as Learning Tools « Compassion in Politics: Christian Social Entrepreneurship, Education Innovation, & Base of the Pyramid/BOP Solutions
JUNE 16, 2009
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mLearnopedia on Blogspot
FEBRUARY 20, 2009
All the current controversy about mobile learning in schools seems very familiar. have been involved in learning using technology since 1979 and heard that microcomputers were a fad, the Internet was nothing but porn, and now how terrible cell phones are. Now I feel much the same about mobile computing. This was after the panic that calculators would destroy mathematics.
Aga Khan Development Network - AKDN Blog
SEPTEMBER 18, 2009
The mobile phone, however, has become the single most widespread information and communication technology tool today. ITU points out that two-thirds of the world’s mobile phone subscriptions are from the developing world, with Africa continuing to experience the highest growth rate. ” A significant feature of AKU-IED, EA’s programme is learning through practice.
MAY 6, 2009
An improv demonstration of the kitchen recording system E-Learning for me, does not just mean developing applications and websites, no it also means creating a system or dare I use that cliched word solutions to allow teachers to get more out of a session than what they put in. mlearning m-learning mobile-learning mobile+learning podcasting iphone apple web+2.0
my presentation on vodcasting
DECEMBER 2, 2007
My fellow speakers were Christoph Wenk, Swiss Banking Institute, University of Zurich, Switzerland, "From Blended to Mobile Learning - Experiences with Video-Streaming and Vodcasting" and Andreas GroÃŸ, Hasso-Plattner -Institute for Software Systems Engineering Potsdam, Germany, "Mobile Learning with the Teleteaching Anywhere Solution Kit (tele-TASK)".
mLearn08 and can mobile phones help the fight against poverty?
OCTOBER 6, 2008
The mobile conference with a difference ( mLearn 08 ) runs this week in Telford , Shropshire, United Kingdom. I am looking forward to attend, speak and learn from the other participants. This is a renowned conference on mobile learning, so I am quite excited to go and gain new insights on the future of learning (yes, as you can see I am a believer.) He builds on the knowledge from the World Bank and. So my hope in mobile connectivity and learning is enhanced thanks to Iqbal's speech. Connectivity is productivity.
ACU's iPhone initiative: a year later
AUGUST 3, 2009
Español Engadget ↓ HD Mobile Español Polska Deutschland ???? ???? ??? ???? That dynamic is very important in education -- we dont have to teach them about this device, theyre going to learn it on their own. This is an interesting counterpoint to one of the lessons they learned along the way: ubiquity is key. While I was there, I was impressed with the rapid expansion of computer labs, online education, student tech support, distance learning, and other education-related technological developments. These folks are seriously pushing the edge of mobile learning.