Global Mobile Awards
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FEBRUARY 15, 2012
An important part of this conference is the 17th annual Global Mobile Awards. In less than two weeks, mobile leaders worldwide will be gathering in Barcelona for the GSMA Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest mobile exhibition. Audio English lessons were sent via SMS as a ringtone to a large number of Indonesians (over 70,000 during the first 3 months.). GSMA 2012 vendor award
Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]
FEBRUARY 18, 2013
Last week Cisco published a research paper entitled “ Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2012–2017 ,” which included some staggering figures, as to the speed with which we are adopting internet-connected mobile devices around the world. So what is our goal as mobile learning designers? mobile devices per capita. Conclusion.
What I Learnt About Mobile Learning Design
FEBRUARY 25, 2011
I recently came across a report on the Deloitte website , which estimates that global Smartphone market sales will touch 375 million by the end of 2011. Mobile hardware has its own limitations and hence we need to adhere to some critical design conventions in order to make our mobile applications a success. That means that our designs need to be graphically light. Limitations.
Global Tablet Shipments on Track to Surpass Total PC Shipments by 2015 [#mLearning]
MAY 29, 2013
This naturally bodes well for all who follow the mobile learning revolution, but it also puts enormous pressure on learning designers to develop learning that can be consumed beyond just the desktop computer. Today we don’t get to decide which device learners use to access our Learning – slide used in my mobile learning workshop. Send to Kindle.
Mobile Learning Revolution – Round-Up Of Our Best mLearning Posts
JUNE 21, 2011
What I Learnt About Mobile Learning Design. Mobile hardware has its own limitations and hence we need to adhere to some critical design conventions in order to make our mobile applications a success. Mobile Learning – What It Can Do For A Global Workforce. Read this to know how you can leverage mobile learning for training your global workforce. 9. See you there.
5 Key Mobile Learning Takeaways from Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends Report [Slides]
JUNE 5, 2013
Billion global Internet users, which is a 8% year over year growth. think that the next big thing we need to re-imagine is how we design learning for multiple screens and not just e-Learning for the traditional desktop and laptop. 5. For a while now we have been talking about designing for the ‘ unknown.’ Internet Growth Remains Strong. There are now 2.4 With 1.5
Use Smartphones in class, say school principals
JUNE 2, 2011
Social networking sites provide platforms for student creativity by enabling them to design projects using words, music, photos, and videos. They propose some solid guiding principles, which any enlightened teacher would share: Education should prepare students to be active, constructive participants in a global society. The National Association of Secondary School Principals have been trying to make sense of the whirlwind that is Social and Mobile Technologies. They have just released a position statement , summarizing their thoughts on the matter … and it is surprisingly good!
Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?
JANUARY 22, 2013
Unsurprisingly, global enterprise’s interest in the iPad is growing and it is reported that a staggering 94 percent of the Fortune 500 companies are either testing or deploying the iPad. This will mean a whole new way of designing, developing and delivering materials, information and learning for iPads or tablets which we all will need to move very quickly towards. Mobile Learning
Mobile Learning – The Third Dimension
MARCH 19, 2013
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! An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage. – Jack Welch. Rings a bell?
6 Drivers Of mLearning In The Workplace
MAY 23, 2012
billion or a staggering 37.2% of global workforce. This is already having an impact on the way we design and manage work itself and is bound to impact the training domain as well. Mobile learning (or mlearning) is probably a hot topic of discussion in your organization right now. In some organizations, L&D staff is struggling to build a business case for mlearning.
Instructional Design for Mediated Education | Blog | Location-Based Learning
JANUARY 10, 2010
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. They have been physically embodied from the beginning, and the nuances of learning in that space may be exploited with the design of various types of augmented reality learning. One reads of digital installations as parts of student social spaces and libraries. These ideas were strengthened in a recent webinar. Wiki Mania!
The evolution of corporate mobile learning
Mobile Learning Edge
MARCH 10, 2011
A great article from Caroline Avey via CLO Media: The challenges for today’s CLOs are more complex than ever: They are required not only to demonstrate clear value and business relevance for their learning strategy on a global stage, but also their ability to link learning and performance programs directly to the goals of their organization, despite constraints in time, budget and talent. via Five Trends in Learning Delivery in 2011 – Chief Learning Officer, Solutions for Enterprise Productivity.
Free Mobile Learning Course – MobiMOOC2012
AUGUST 28, 2012
The wide range of free courses will cover topics related to mLearning that will help you in designing mlearning strategy and bringing about its effective implementation. Global issues on mLearning. The second edition of MobiMOOC starts next month. Inge De Waard ( @ignatia ), the organizer of MobiMOOC started this fantastic event last year which was quite successful. Learn More. TOPIC.
Wikipedia Zero launches in India!
JULY 25, 2013
This made the local press, which caught the eye of the South African wikipedia team, who passed on the message to their global team. Wikipedia Zero - an ambitious project aiming to bring free access to Wikipedia to all developing countries - has signed it''s first deal in India. This is also great news for the developing world at large. This in turn, helped generate huge online interest.
2014: A year in review
JANUARY 20, 2015
Strategic advisor to Project Literacy , Pearson’s 5-year global social impact campaign, launched in Sept 2014, that aims to support literacy develop in a mobile age. Education design in a mobile era – Presented at the 3rd International North South TVET ICT Conference in Cape Town ( view presentation ). See previous years here. Head of mobile. Writings. Core idea.
Mobile Learning in Canada: an Update
Mobile Learning Edge
DECEMBER 1, 2011
Since that time, I have become more aware of other mobile learning initiatives in Canada, especially being part of the “Taking Ontario Mobile” (TOM) project at the Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCADU). Being The Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCADU) has the “Taking Ontario Mobile” (TOM) project, which is researching the state of mobile computing, including mobile learning, and its prospects in Ontario. In February 2011, I wrote a brief overview of the mobile learning industry in Canada. Rob is a vice-principal in Toronto.
Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review
DECEMBER 28, 2011
feel the time is just around the corner than “Publish to HTML5” options appear within the leading content authoring tools making it easier to design, generate and support compelling interactions and animations without needing a Flash Player on-board the device. a.k.a. How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions? Prediction #1 - mLearning Engagements Expand. On the Target – But Barely. Bullseye!
Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011
JANUARY 2, 2011
devices – each with tens of thousands of available apps – will help fuel continued adoption of Apple and Google-designed tablets in the learning space. 5. feel the time is just around the corner than “Publish to HTML5” options appear within the leading content authoring tools making it easier to design, generate and support compelling interactions and animations without needing a Flash Player onboard the device. mLearning Engagements Expand. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, then 2011 will be the year of the deployment. Device Diversity is the “New Normal”. Here Come the Experts!
Why SMS May Be The Channel Your Campaign Is Missing!
JULY 16, 2015
Over the past year, Fission Strategy has been working with the Global Teacher Prize , dubbed as the “Nobel Prize of teaching,” to build their online infrastructure and reach out to teachers and communities around the world. Please do nominate an exceptional teacher for the Global Teacher Prize. The following post was written by our friends at Fission Strategy. Of course you do!
Open Standards for m-learning?
SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
If you want to see this in action, download our Global MedAid app from your local app store. (it was made for the www.mole-project.net and includes a fairly weighty 40Mb of media, and content) The screens above are from Global MedAid. As enthusiasm for m-learning grows around the world, and more mobile content gets developed, the problem of "re-use" keeps growing.
Possibly the coolest dev job in m-learning?
JANUARY 17, 2013
I have recently joined Qualcomm to set up our Mobile Learning Lab - an awesome opportunity to help shape the future of mobile learning, together with the global reach to make a difference to many learners across the world. Our Mobile Learning Lab will be in both Cambridge, UK, and San Diego, California. In San Diego we work closely with the Learning Technology team. Join us!
mLearning-World.com: Elliot Masies Learning 2007 Conference
JUNE 16, 2007
Learning 2007 is the annual global gathering of learning professionals focused on Learning Changes! skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Saturday, June 16, 2007 Elliot Masies Learning 2007 Conference Its time to register for Learning 2007 Dear Learning & Training Colleagues: You are invited! learing+2.0 Hey, nice site!
Stickybits: Scan your mobile world for social learning | Instructional Design Fusions
SEPTEMBER 29, 2010
Instructional Design Fusions Skip to content Home About Archives ← QR Codes: Augmenting Augmented Reality Stickybits: Scan your mobile world for social learning Posted on September 28, 2010 by diannerees | Leave a comment In my last post , I described instructional strategies for using QR codes, particularly in augmented reality applications. Packs of 20 go for about $10 on Amazon.
How SMS Saves Money in Mobile Marketing
DECEMBER 23, 2014
Did you know that half the global population will own a smartphone by 2017? Mobile apps take a long time to design and are often poorly built. To companies invested in mobile marketing, this statistic sounds like a win-win. Why relying upon mobile apps is inefficient. It’s a classic case of oversight. Only 5% of mobile apps are still used after the first month.
Best Practices for Writing Health Care Related Text Messages
APRIL 19, 2013
The guide was designed to share the CDC’s insights into how to create effective outreach across social media – Facebook, Twitter, and SMS. It turns out the CDC’s not only experts on global health. We’ve even launched Mobile Commons for Health , a product designed to make it easy for health care providers to launch mobile campaigns of their own. Be Clear and Concise.
Evaluating mHealth Solutions for Healthcare Organizations
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
The global mHealth market, meanwhile—a category that includes mobile health solutions like wearables, telemedicine, mobile apps, and text messaging—is projected to reach $10.2 The wearables market is vast and growing fast, but the best in this class are still in the design stage. billion by 2018. That’s almost eight times what it was in 2012. Mobile Apps. Wearables.
Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow | MobileBehavior
MAY 29, 2010
Schools are slowly beginning to realize that the future lies in mobile communication and utility; instead of building resistance, they are opting to design curricula supporting it, preparing todays youth for a designed tomorrow. When collaborative systems are designed and built around preexisting behavior, in-class participation and engagement sky rockets. At St. Alongside St.
Mobile Augmented Reality – A Brief Overview
mLearning is Good
JUNE 25, 2009
Like many technologies, augmented reality can be layered with other technologies like social networks, global positioning systems and search technologies, to provide an extremely rich interactive experience for a learner without that learner ever needing to type on a keyboard or use a mouse. Tags: Mobile Learning m-Learning mobile landscape mobile technology mobile user experience us mobile learning mobile design e-learning mobile user mobile device mobile learning pedagogy m-learning effectiveness Augmented Reality mobile augmented reality For a demo, check out this video.
Dissecting Saba's New "Anywhere" Product for Mobile Learning
APRIL 14, 2010
I happened upon a tweet last week while trolling my Twitter in-box that heralded a product announcement from Saba for their new " Saba Anywhere " offering designed to make training delivery to mobile workers easy, practical and secure. The marketing blurb provides the following background: At first blush, this all sounds great! Thump !
Serious game play for learning analytics
JULY 10, 2014
The Department of Design, a collaboration between the Netherlands and South Africa, recently held a Serious Gaming Festival to explore how this field can impact planning, idea generation and collaboration. Marcus Vlaar, one of the founders and Chief Creative Officer at Ranj Serious Games , gave a fascinating keynote about The Ancient Learning Method of the Future.
iPods in Education Part 12: Customized Learning Using Apps
The Mobile Learner
JUNE 29, 2009
Hence the pedagogical ideologies of Univeral Design for Learning and Differentiated Instruction. With Wi-Fi enabled devices such as the iPod Touch, communication can now be global. There has been a gap of several months since I last shared ideas in the form of a blog post on the topic of using iPods in Education. While the introduction of the iPhone and the iPod Touch has changed the rules in how handheld devices can be used in education, this series has laid dormant as I’ve been in the process of catching up with the technology. That is, until now.
Lessons Learned From WeChat’s Dominance in China
JANUARY 8, 2016
As of December 2015, it boasts 650 million monthly active users globally. Rather than focusing on creating elaborately designed apps or social sharing capabilities, the most basic and successful strategy to engage users is to use a simple chat-based interface. WeChat, called Weixin in China, is the most popular mobile app in China. Parallels between WeChat and text messaging.
February Hot List: Mobile Learning Content
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APRIL 7, 2011
Mobile Learning – What It Can Do For A Global Workforce - Upside Learning , February 21, 2011 What I Learnt About Mobile Learning Design - Upside Learning , February 25, 2011 What Is Mobile Learning? Best of Mobile Learning February 1, 2011 to February 28, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. February hotlist hot
Going Mobile: Debating and Using Cellphones in School - The Learning Network Blog - NYTimes.com
APRIL 24, 2010
And because it reaches so many people, because it is always with you, because it is cheap and sharable and easily repaired, the cellphone has opened a new frontier of global innovation. Why is the cellphone seen as a “new frontier of global innovation”? Understands the nature of technological design 5. Understands global development and environmental issues Life Work 2.
Sierra Club Uses SMS Campaign to Map Environmental Support
OCTOBER 17, 2013
The Sierra Club used a recent speech about climate change by President Obama to engage their base with an SMS campaign designed to create a telling image of national support for the President’s “bold climate plan.”. It is also important in the war against global warming. They used the resulting geographic data to build a map that shows the responses. Montgomery, Alabama.). President.
September Hot List: Mobile Learning Content
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OCTOBER 3, 2010
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. Reusing eLearning material (OER) from other sources or not, asks UNESCO. Three reasons why I hesitate - Ignatia Webs , September 22, 2010 Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?
The Pearson years: A brief review
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
Development of the product meant managing teams comprising UX, development, design, content development, sales and marketing. All product development was based on user-centred design, through constant classroom observations, user interviews, user tests and data from the app itself. Presented at the 8th Global Symposium on ICT in Education 2014. Education design in a mobile era.
E-Learning Queen: Mobile Learning: Is It Doing What It’s Supposed To?
SEPTEMBER 26, 2010
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. ► Apr 18 (1) Effective E-Learning in the Global, Multi-Generati. Who is the Queen? You are, dear reader. in Geology, M.A. and Ph.D. in English.
The Mobile Learner
JANUARY 21, 2009
Socially, western societies are becoming more global. Graphic designers and other visual artists rely on computers and software packages. envy those who can cut the MS cord. rdelorenzo: @dougpete have u tried to input Obama's speech into Wordle? Interesting visualization. link] 2. link] 3. link] 4. link] 5. Why an iPod Touch in Education? link] 6. link] 7. link] 8.
Mobile Learning Reading
mLearnopedia on Blogspot
JUNE 6, 2009
have just started reviewing them, but wanted to share in case you are looking to add to your reading lists on mobile learning: New technologies, new pedagogies: Mobile learning in higher education from the University of Wollongong includes faculty development, specific discipline examples and design principles. It is great to see some new books on mobile learning. What have you found?