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Learning & Skills Survey: 87% More eLearning & Mobile Learning; 73% Less 2-3 Day Classroom Training

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2-3 Days Classroom Based courses. Less classroom training. As classroom training will diminish. While I agree there is a place for facilitated group learning I don’t think it can be done ONLY in a classroom setting. Technology can help in reducing costs and must be used in the mix. Read more about it on the survey page on their website. Scientific isn’t it!

Mobile Devices and the Flipped Classroom Model

The Mobile Learner

In the post, we will consider the use of mobile devices within the Flipped Classroom method. As I myself am currently learning about and thinking about the concept of the Flipped Classroom, it would be prudent to look elsewhere for a more definitive definition of the Flipped Classroom.  In the Flipped Classroom model, the sequence is flipped.

Mobile Devices and the Flipped Classroom Model

The Mobile Learner

In the post, we will consider the use of mobile devices within the Flipped Classroom method. As I myself am currently learning about and thinking about the concept of the Flipped Classroom, it would be prudent to look elsewhere for a more definitive definition of the Flipped Classroom.  For the purposes of this blog post, a simple description will do so simply put, a flipped classroom is a classroom where the instructional time and student activity time are reversed. In the Flipped Classroom model, the sequence is flipped.

The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]

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However, now that the desktop has been reduced to just one of many screens we have to develop learning for, coupled with the fact that Flash is no longer the ubiquitous technology it once was, perhaps video is about to play a bigger role in how we develop the next generation of learning experiences, that will be consumed by learners across a multitude of mobile devices. link]. link]. link].

How Teachers Are Using Mobile Technology Classrooms and Outside of School

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PEW Internet and American Life Project has just published the results of their study on how teachers in grades 6-12 are using technology. A few highlights of the study include. Just 18% feel they know more than their students

Current trends in Learning Technologies: a bluffer's guide

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Are you BYOD while flipping the classroom? Have a look at our quick guide to the top trends in Learning Technology. Many of the most inspired MOOCs are not modelled on a traditional lecture / classroom based experience at all, but rather built on learner centered, connectivist ideas, where the students work. Do you know your MOOCs from your OERs? What they are. What they mean.

In Training.

Mobile Learning Edge

So what can you do if you are new to the shoe or the technology?  . Similarly, we have sat learners in classrooms for a century.  Same applies to classroom learning. You may not be a convert to the new shoe or the modality/technology but information seeking is always good.  How-to Learning Technologies Learning Theories Uncategorized Blended Learning mlearning Mobile Learning planning mobile learningI love to run.  Yet, I have suffered injuries so I am cautious and curious about any fads as I train.  The Here are the 6 Planning Tips: 1. Walk, Walk, Walk.

Modern Technology and the Return of Oral Communication

The Mobile Learner

One could easily make the claim that when it comes to communication, the rise of modern technology beginning in the early 20th century has ushered in a resurgence in the use and importance of oral communication skills. Writing, a technology in and of itself, changed society radically in that it allowed people to communicate with other people over vast distances of both space and time. The advent of the telephone, the television and radio began to change this as new electronic technology allowed people to record spoken words and transmit them over large distances of space and time.

Benchmark study in UK shows mobile learning technologies at 39%

Mobile Learning Edge

The answer is “both&# in that for many people the ideas in The Mobile Learning Edge are still too radical for their particular corporate setting, while others have embraced these new technologies and are rapidly moving ahead in their deployment. Europe and Japan have always been ahead of North America in terms of innovative uses of mobile technologies for learning. So, it is not surprising that a UK benchmark study of 600 organizations would show that mobile technologies had a 39% penetration rate. Virtual classroom 46%. Mobile technologies 39%.

5 Views of the Future of Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

It is notoriously hard to predict the future of anything, but predicting technology trends can be done if you look for products and services already in development. James Clay’s presentation is all visuals, but takes us from the history of farming, through the development of classrooms, to the future based on augmented reality.

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The Future of Mobile Technology: The Sixth Sense?

The Mobile Learner

Although the challenge today is integrate current technology in today’s classroom in a way that is useful and practical for personal productivity and for learning, it is always interesting to see what the future of technology will be and the potential uses for it.  In this newly released TED video, Pattie Mae and Pranav Mistry demo their wearable technology nicknamed “Sixth Sense&# and discuss what may be possible in the near future.  If we can access all of the information we need from wherever we are, what is the need for memorization? Enjoy.

Mobile Apps for Classroom Management and Assessment

Cell Phones in Learning

One area of education technology that we do not focus on enough is the ability for technology to aid teachers in assessing and tracking management in the classroom. The image that you work from is a seating chart for your classroom, and each student''s image or an avatar represents them. Below I will review a few of the FREE options I have come to appreciate.

iPods in the Classroom

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Just discovered a publication with lots of good information and suggestions for using iPods in the classroom. Open publication - Free publishing - More technology. Enjoy!

The evolution of corporate mobile learning

Mobile Learning Edge

… [They must] creatively balance the demand for knowledge and information against the realities of changing content and instructional design, disappearing content expertise, disruptive technologies, demand for on-the-job proficiency and an increasingly dispersed workforce with less tolerance for off-the-job formal learning. Looking forward, Avey sees less traditional classroom-based learning as technologies allow us to tie even closer job performance with specific informational needs, for example via avatars and cloud computing.

Learning Mobile App Review: NearPod [Podcast Interview]

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There’s no denying there’s a revolution happening today in Education driven by important trends such as the Flipped Classroom, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and of course schools embracing mobile technologies creatively for learning. There are many great Apps out there from companies who are disrupting Learning and Education in a positive way through the use of Technology.

Exploring Educational Technology

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Exploring Educational Technology Front Page About Multimedia Photos Files 2009 MLearning Projects Overview June 19, 2009 · Leave a Comment The projects are guided and supported by weekly “technology sessions” (Communities of Practice, or COP) facilitated by a ‘technology steward’ (Wenger et al., technologies for integration within each course.

Podcasts Shown to be Potentially More Effective than Classroom Lectures

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Many of us mobile learning enthusiasts are very excited about the technology associated with m-Learning. But we are often asked about the effectiveness of mobile learning vs. classroom learning or traditional e-learning models. But I think that conclusion would fail to recognize that the prevalence of podcasts has been brought about by the pervasiveness of mobile technology.

The Mobile Learner » Beyond Banning: Rules for Classroom Use of Cell Phones

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iPad: three intriguing early apps for the classroom

uLearning Blog

If a major technology company like Apple can launch a new mobile device and only 1 month later find itself selling more of them than it does of its desktops and laptops, and when a recent survey showed that more kids owned mobile phones than books, I’d say perhaps the move to a world of ubiquitous computing is getting closer. The app I’m using is Big! Browser. 3.

Making the classroom a playground for learning (Innovations Report)

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Playing computer games in school may sound like the kids rule the classroom. By using mobile devices such as personal digital assistants (PDAs) and portable phones, researchers in the EU-funded project developed interactive tools, primarily games, to achieve learning objectives and deliver the curriculum using information and communication technologies (ICT). learing+2.0 mLearning

» Mobile Technology in the Classroom Heidi Olson

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Heidi Olson Sharing a little of what I know Home About Mobile Technology in the Classroom I just finished up a 2-half day virtual conference on Mobile Learning 2.0: The Next Phase of Innovation in Mobility sponsored by Educause. As far as using mobile technologies in the classroom, there is an opportunity to use the technology to engage the student and to keep them interested in the topics you cover. Tagged: conference , educause , mobile , mobile technology , MT. Those of us who joined as individuals were put on virtual teams.

Interactive technology keeps classes 'relevant'

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As the Pine Tree High School science teacher moved her hand, a presentation projected onto her classroom wall came to life. The pad allows her to control the computer presentation as she walks around her classroom. Morton said the technology frees her from standing behind a desk at the front of the classroom, allowing her to interact more with her students. The technology helps keep students interested and alert in a course that is heavy on content and traditionally includes a lot of lecturing, she said. Beene said the district is not hurting for technology.

Mobile Learning – The Third Dimension

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The ability to identify and capture this advantage is second only to retaining it, which, in the ever-changing landscape of globalization, shrinking markets and the shifting sands of technology is challenging to say the least! The movement of learning from its traditional place in the classroom was first seen and felt with the advent of eLearning. – Jack Welch. Rings a bell?

The Fidelity of Mobile Technology continues to Deepen

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If you haven’t seen this new technology being promoted by NVIDIA, you should check it out. This is a partnership between several organizations as you can see from the video, and it adds another layer of depth to the mobile augmented reality experience. I’ve written about other amazing technologies like the Layar Browser in previous posts, and this technology is similar but adds another element by allowing the user to interact with a fictional environment in the physical space. link].

April Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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April 14, 2011 March Hot List: Mobile Learning Content , April 7, 2011 10 Reasons Executives Should Care About Mobile Learning , April 25, 2011 Technology (866) The 6 “P”s of a Successful Mobile Technology Strategy , April 11, 2011 Pushing Mobile at the Library: New York Public Library , April 5, 2011 Developing Mobile Learning: Which Device Are Your Targeting? hotlist hot April

Emerging trends in education and mobile learning

Steve Vosloo

At the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2014 I sat on a panel titled Emerging Trends and New Technology – considered in the context of mobile learning. Note: The issue of Emerging Trends and New Technology begs the question: for who? The brief for the panel stated: We keep being told that technology is going to transform centuries-old teaching paradigms, but traditional approaches seem to have real resilience and staying-power.  Is this the moment of transformation?  Use social media in the classroom. Below are the notes of the key points that I made.

Mobile Learning – What It Can Do For A Global Workforce

Upside Learning

The need of the hour is — technology that enables organizations to distribute “just-in-time” updates that are both targeted and tracked. As learning technology evolves and semantic web comes around, learning and performance support through mobile devices is becoming common. Globalization has changed the paradigms of business dramatically. The Challenge. The Solution. Summing It Up.

TIME between TIMES: the joy of educating during a time of rapid technological change.

uLearning Blog

publish it here now ( and at Scribd ) so attendees, but also the wider blogosphere and twitterverse can appreciate the great thoughts contributed by several distinguished educators from George Siemens and Stephen Heppell, to practicing classroom teachers. TIME between TIMES. : the joy of educating during a time of rapid technological change. Enjoy! You’re the guru, you do it!”. link].

Get some perspective… (a primer piece re: lofty ideals vs on the ground realities in regards to educational technology deployments)

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I just found out that I’m one of about 20,000 people in Australia working in the area of information and communication technology in education ( [link] ). It bravely but sensibly leaves handing out the actual technology until step 20. THERE IS SOMETHING WHICH COMES BEFORE TECHNOLOGY. That’s a lot of us. My first reaction was, why aren’t we having a bigger impact? See, easy!

mLearning-World.com: Gartner Names Hot Technologies With Greatest Potential Impact

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Saturday, September 30, 2006 Gartner Names Hot Technologies With Greatest Potential Impact Researcher Gartner Inc. In its 2006 Emerging Technologies Hype Cycle report, Gartner assessed the maturity, impact and adoption speed of three dozen technologies and trends. Training.

Global Mobile Awards

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Additional information is available at [link] Kajeet and Telcordia for Learning outside the Classroom, powered by Kajeet for Education with Telcordia's Charging and Policy controls By providing specialized mobile broadband connected Smart devices to schools and colleges, Kajeet is helping to ensure that the move from paper-based teaching resources is accomplished fairly across all students.

Cell Phones in Education Part 2: Assistive Technology

The Mobile Learner

There is baggage that comes with the term “assistive technology&# as the use of this term often generates certain stereotypes.  One of them is that assistive technology is specialized technology.  Another is that assistive technology is hardware or software that is designed only for, or mainly for, individuals with special needs.

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Pens and paper at a learning technology conference?! #lwf11 #edtech #shame #fail

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ADE (Apple Distinguished Educator) | Winner Smart Classrooms Teaching Award 2009 | Masters of Learning Innovation (QUT 2008) |. Posted via email from Jonathan Nalder’s posterous. uLearning

Mobile Learning: A 6th Reading List

The Mobile Learner

Mobile Devices for Learning: What you Need to Know : This publication by edutopia supports the successful use of mobile devices in classrooms by providing ideas and resources ranging from using the technology to getting parents involved.  A free registration to edutopia is required to access the pdf; 8) The Teacher’s Guide to Digital Citizenship : A look at what a digital citizenship curriculum could look like. Below is the 6th list in this series of lists.  Links to the other reading lists: Mobile Learning: A Brief Reading List. Mobile Learning: Another Brief Reading List.

One Laptop per Child Australia ‘flips’ the ICT in education deployment model

uLearning Blog

There has been a new buzz word added to the education lexicon of late (as if one were needed) – the flipped classroom. Technology now allows anyone (ie. Case in point is Salman Kahn whose prolific creation of online science and maths lessons is often cited as one of the best examples of the flipped classroom. Full PDF with higher res figures can be downloaded  HERE ).

JoeTrippi.com » Blog Archive » Technology in the classroom: Using mobile tech to promote learning

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JoeTrippi.com The Revolution Will Not Be Televised « Streamline your social network activity Facebook poised to dominate geolocation sphere » Technology in the classroom: Using mobile tech to promote learning With mobile technology becoming an inseparable part of so many people’s daily lives, the question for teachers has become not how do you prevent cheating in class, but how to harness the power of cell phones and computers to promote learning and creative thinking. “Kids cheat with pen and paper. He let the student use his phone instead.

Some Thoughts on Future Cell Phone Technologies

Cell Phones in Learning

Below are ten new features that I think are impressive. 1) Classroom projection tool (LCD display). ( [link] ) Cell Phones will soon (some do now) have the ability to project in high definition and project. Cell phones are changing everyday, bigger and better improvements. remember a time (not so long ago) when cell phones were big and bulky, now cell phones are being created the size of a credit card! thought I would take some time to explore what features the Cell Phones of 2008/09 will hold, and how those features may be useful in learning. 10) Storage Devices and Radios.

Some Thoughts on Future Cell Phone Technologies

Cell Phones in Learning

Below are ten new features that I think are impressive. 1) Classroom projection tool (LCD display). ( [link] ) Cell Phones will soon (some do now) have the ability to project in high definition and project. Cell phones are changing everyday, bigger and better improvements. remember a time (not so long ago) when cell phones were big and bulky, now cell phones are being created the size of a credit card! thought I would take some time to explore what features the Cell Phones of 2008/09 will hold, and how those features may be useful in learning. 10) Storage Devices and Radios.

K12 Educators Integrating Technology

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skip to main | skip to sidebar K12 Educators Integrating Technology Musings of a language teacher turned technology integration specialist helping eductors K12-Higher Ed. Its interesting as I reflect on my teaching, not only in the classroom tools but in the content that I teach and how over the years that changes the face of my choices in sessions. So, what do I mean by that.

Moving Forward with a Mobile Strategy

The Mobile Learner

This is especially the case in situations where someone cannot afford a wide variety of technology hardware and their only access to the Internet is through a mobile device. We are in the midst of another change in the world of business.  People always have their mobile devices with them and more and more, mobile devices are becoming the access gateway to information and other content.