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The Future Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Last week Amit and I made a small presentation to the Mobile Learning MOOC (MobiMOOC) about the possibilities in the future of mobile learning. We’d like to share what we presented because it encapsulates technologies that will impact/affect the future of mobile learning and learning in general, readers of this blog will probably find it of special interest.

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. 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.  Some are clearly pushing the envelope more than others.

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Healthcare…Mobile devices…lessons for learning?

Mobile Learning Edge

Two questions: Do you let employees use their personal mobile devices for learning?  How do you protect company information on their device? Does he wait until I report updates or does it come to his mobile device he uses to check his vacation property and personal stock updates? Well, Forbes gave me some insight today.   The article, “Doing More with Mobile Devices in Healthcare: Eliminating the Security Compromise.”  I Here are the highlights: Use of personal devices for work use: . Why are we waiting to share information face-to-face? link].

Why Open Technology Is The Future of Computing

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy Uncategorized Apple CHAMPIONS conference Experience API future Google mobile MOOCs open-source openness privacy SDKThe exchange of information in the enterprise has always been an important issue. But with open technology in your business, the possibilities are endless.

6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design

mLearning Revolution

OMD research: viewers switch devices regularly while the TV is on (Image credit: Nathan Daniels). How many devices do you own? What about you, how many devices do you own? According to Cisco, by the end of 2014, the number of mobile-connected devices exceeded the number of people on earth, and by 2017, there will be nearly 1.4 mobile devices per capita. The Web. No

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Mobile Learning Has A Promising Future In India

Upside Learning

The evolution of HTML will further boost the power of mobile devices, accelerating changes in the way people consume content and the potential use of smartphones and tablets as both a marketing platform and a productivity tool. would love to know what you think about the future of mobile learning in India. Here are a few key points from the report, which I found really interesting.

The New Adobe Captivate 7 Marches Backwards into the Future [Review]

mLearning Revolution

Having said that, I cannot recommend this version of Captivate nor would I recommend relying on Adobe as the future vendor that can deliver innovating and breakthrough eLearning and mLearning experiences for the 21st Century. Note the scroll bars needed for all devices except for the iPad in landscape mode. Fast Forward One Year Later. Hence the title of this post. Conclusion.

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What is the future of #mLearning Design? Storyline’s native app vs. Captivate’s Responsive Design [Poll]

mLearning Revolution

There were simply too many things going against these tools back then, for example the fact that Adobe Flash is not supported on mobile devices, the myriad of mobile devices coming out with different screen sizes and operating systems, and perhaps most importantly the fact that most eLearning tools are based on a ‘fixed sized’ slide paradigm, etc. image credit: table xi.

Mobile Devices: Breaking Through the Walled Garden

The Mobile Learner

I am a fan of the HowStuffWorks podcast “Stuff You Should Know” Recently, I listened to the episode titled, “What’s The Future of the Internet” and the discussion on net neutrality and the walled garden of devices got me thinking about how device and OS manufacturers are restricting our experience of the Internet and the implication this could have to learning in general and mobile learning in particular. There’s Apple and their iOS platform and there are the other devices that use Android. Let me provide a little context.

Why Windows 8 and Touch-enabled Laptops Bode well for the Future of Mobile Learning – [Video]

mLearning Revolution

In my opinion, these apps gives us a glimpse of what apps like Articulate Storyline and Studio, Camtasia, Captivate, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc, will look like in the near future. Mobile Learning featured future mLearning touch-enabled laptops Windows 8 Google’s Chromebook Pixel is a fully touch-enabled laptop. Touch-enabled laptops and desktops are game-changers. Conclusion.

mLearning is Bigger than Mobile Devices. The “m” is for Multiscreen.

mLearning Revolution

Here’s how Wikipedia defines mLearning today: Any sort of learning that happens when the learner is not at a fixed, predetermined location, or learning that happens when the learner takes advantage of the learning opportunities offered by mobile technologies. [1]  In other words mobile learning decreases limitation of learning location with the mobility of general portable devices

The Future Of Learning Design

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If you are intrigued by the future of learning design, you won’t want to miss the second half of this interview with Karl Kapp. It is not a huge leap to think the next natural step would be to tie it to mobile devices. Some form of the convergence of all these technologies in one tool will be the future environment in which knowledge workers will interact. Wrong format.

BlackBerry CEO Questions Future of Tablets – Is He Right?

Float Mobile Learning

Industry News Mobile Devices BlackBerry tablets Gary Woodill suggests the tablets of today will change radically in the next few years instead of being totally eliminated.

Nokia’s Intriguing Vision(s) of the Future

Mobile Learning Edge

The Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia has issued several new videos on their view of the future of mobile devices. Following the footsteps of Apple, their concept are highly stylized designs that use the entire mobile device as an interactive display. Future of Mobile Learning Haptics mobile phonesThe HumanForm is a tear shaped phone that is flexible.

Been to Storehouse HQ, got the tshirt, glimpsed the future of publishing

uLearning Blog

This event is what we like to think of as the Education version of WWDC – a unique chance to meet with other Apple-device using educators and attend dedicated workshops. More information about the Apple Distinguished Educators program can be found here: https://ade.apple.com/. 1:1 Connectivism Future mlearn content create iPad publish storehouse So what is Storehouse? mt=11.

5 Reasons To Pay Attention To Google Glass

Upside Learning

We've been paying close attention to Google Glass, it is a unique wearable device that offers plenty for learning designers to be excited about. Future Learning Mobile Learning Google Glass Five reasons we think Glass is going to matter: Ubiquitous – always on, always there – we left computers behind on our desks when we left home or work, we carried […].

Going Mobile: Transforming Metrix Group

Mobile Learning Edge

Responsive Design for Multiple Mobile Device Form Factors. Mobile Application Management/Mobile Device Management. The Future of Learning. Future of Mobile Learning Interviews and Presentations Mobile learning Presentations change management eLated mlearningSeveral members of the Metrix Group team will be presenting at the eLated event on November 22nd. We have been working on individual professional development projects that have transformed our knowledge base in order to prepare for the increasing demand that we have from our clients for mobile learning projects.

Flash For Mobile Is Dead

Upside Learning

Meaning there will be no updates to those plug-ins and future versions of Android and Blackberry Playbooks may not be able to render Flash content. Second, will the gradual movement towards web-browsing with mobile devices signal the end of the road for Flash as a platform? Future Technology Mobile Learning HTML5 HTML5 and FlashAs I see it, this brings up lots of questions.

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matthewbuckland.com » The future of social networking – a concept investigation

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The future of social networking – a concept investigation Posted by matt on October 01, 2009 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my blog and get updates either via email or via RSS. It’s an investigation into how social networking may work in the future, focusing on mobile and augmented reality (AR). Click here for large image ] Imagine holding up your phone or other digital device against a person you’ve just met or passing by. Goodbye to privacy Privacy is already an issue of concern now and for our digital future. Thanks for visiting!

Mobile Devices and 21st Century Skills: Part 2 – Knowledge Construction

The Mobile Learner

In the first post of this series on mobile devices and 21st century skills, I focused in the use of mobile devices in developing communication skills. We move now to a discussion in the use if mobile devices and knowledge construction. Teaching was often about information dissemination and the ‘just in case’ teaching philosophy prevailed (let us teach X and Y just in case student need to know it in the future). Similar to what is stated above, mobile devices can easily support information attainment by allowing students to access information online.

The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition

mLearning Revolution

While Articulate continues to make small, trivial improvements to their apps, sadly most with emphasis on the old, traditional eLearning, Adobe has been working hard on innovating and solving big problems, that truly matter in today’s multi-screen and multi-device world. recently wrote a post, where I made a case from why Responsive Web Design is the future of Learning Design.

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eLearning is dead! Multi-screen learning is the next big thing.

mLearning Revolution

Flash was never supported on iOS devices, nor is it supported on Android devices, and this year, Google announced that YouTube would stop serving its videos using the Flash plugin for anyone visiting the site using a modern browser. iA Single Experience across multiple screens, as illustrated in the image above, is the world we live in today! eLearning is dead! Flash-based eLearning.

Emerging trends in education and mobile learning

Steve Vosloo

Devices are easy-to-use and pervasive. Device uptake is already huge, and will only grow. huge amount of mobile apps and services bring education content to mobile devices. We must get this right on mobile – and we will as adaptive learning engines, more computational power and seamless learning (across multiple devices) become a reality. For further reading, see the UNESCO report on The Future of Mobile Learning ( report | slides ). Uncategorized future mobile learning pearson trends UNESCO Below are the notes of the key points that I made.

Why Open Technology Is The Future of Computing

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy Uncategorized Apple CHAMPIONS conference Experience API future Google mobile MOOCs open-source openness privacy SDKThe exchange of information in the enterprise has always been an important issue. But with open technology in your business, the possibilities are endless.

Gr8 quote collection shows how often we underestimate the future #slide2learn #ADEdu

uLearning Blog

Wow, people are so often wrong about the possibilities of the future: (via DavidCV comment [link] ). “Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 The device is inherently of no value to us.” ” – Popular Mechanics, forecasting the relentless march of science, 1949 “I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.” ” – The editor in charge of business books for Prentice Hall, 1957 “But what … is it good for?” “There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home.” uLearnin

10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]

mLearning Revolution

The Future of the Web is Responsive Design! In the early days of mobile, many companies tried to cater to their mobile users by creating two versions of their web site, one for desktop users and a lighter, less powerful mobile version for users coming to their site using a mobile device. Instantly Preview m-Learning projects on multiple devices with Adobe Edge Inspect.

Computers aren’t so special anymore, but the kids may be better off: An introduction to mobile ‘appliance computing’ in Queensland schools

uLearning Blog

For example an informal survey of over 600 students conducted by the Principal at a lower-socio economic school north of Brisbane in 2008 showed that more students already owned a mobile device such as an MP3 player, Nintendo DS and digital cameras than used a PC regularly (and this wasn’t even counting mobile phones!). capabilities but rather the devices other features. phone?

Why eLearning On Tablets?

Upside Learning

Mobile is the future of workplace learning. It is the intersection of mobile device consumption and eLearning that incorporates anytime, anywhere resources to deliver meaningful performance support for effective learning and performance improvement. That is far beyond a mere statement, mobile learning is transforming our societies, professional curriculums – even the education system. Tablets are […]. Mobile Learning eLearning On Tablets

Think Multiscreen (vs. iPad-only) when developing an mLearning Strategy

mLearning Revolution

Right now, we have the traditional desktop PCs and Laptops, Tablets and Smartphones, but it’s not too early to start thinking also about smart TVs, game consoles and dashboards in cars, and why not the foldable screens of the future. Working for all those devices was interesting and challenging. Device Shifting in Multiscreen Learning Design. Send to Kindle.

Gathering of Educators using ubiquitous devices

uLearning Blog

As one of 130 educators from around the world (and two from my institution Education Queensland), we logged on to hear real life stories of Universities and Schools that are integrating connected, mobile, wireless devices into their learning activities. In some ways, the XO is like a big, kid friendly iPod touch… more on this in a future post. So was it worth staying up for?

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

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thinking about the skills you need for future life, rather than narrow focus on a few subjects [18:30] If you have to measure schools, maybe you should be looking 10 years down the line. Absolutely - Are they the future? mUbuntu usage future devices learners as creators constructivism trends why mobile Augmented Reality MOOC mobimooc ARWhen is technology helping, and when does it hinder? How can you ensure "enthusiasm for the new" doesn't blind you to what is good right now? 7.30] Thinking about touch screens. Voice control. Google glass. Has blackberry died?

From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

mLearning Revolution

Let’s get one thing out of the way, the future of eLearning isn’t about adding more ‘ animations ‘ to our existing eLearning (in the name of making courses more engaging), neither is it about an eLearning 2.0 or 3.0 No, the future of eLearning and Learning in general is Mobile Learning or better yet Multiscreen Learning , either way we can abbreviate it as m Learning.

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Which m-learning devices should I buy?

moblearn

Dear m-learning.org, I am new to m-learning and want to know which devices to buy for my class We are getting more and more of these requests, partially connected with the latest round of MoLeNET funding in the UK, so I thought I would post some suggestions, below   STEP 1: have a look at [link] which has some very useful overviews on the different. Tags: netbook iPhone ipod touch future devices buying phones gPhone PocketPC Wii android authoring Windows Mobile

Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

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. mobile devices per capita. Again the experience was likely not a very good one. Conclusion.

The “m” in mLearning means More

mLearning Revolution

And it’s always the same challenges, what are we going to do with our existing eLearning since Adobe Flash doesn’t work on iOS devices? The screens are too small on smartphones for us to do anything worthwhile, connections on mobile devices aren’t reliable enough, there are too many devices to target all of them, and on and on. Send to Kindle.

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The future of education in Africa is mobile (BBC article)

Steve Vosloo

The article I wrote for the BBC Future site (24 August 2012) is not available to users in the UK, so here it is below … The future of education in Africa is mobile. Over the coming months, A Matter of Life and Tech will feature a range of voices from people building Africa’s tech future. Reading on a mobile device is different to reading in print. The list goes on.

Tablets will replace PCs but not in the way you Think

mLearning Revolution

(image credit: [link]. I’m fully convinced that mobile devices, especially Tablets, will eventually replace our traditional desktop PCs! Perhaps the future isn’t about writing long documents using a full version of Word on our Tablets, maybe the future calls for shorter and simpler writing, and apps like Pages is all we need. What are you thoughts? Send to Kindle.

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

Audience profile: How do your learners use their mobile devices? Decide on Devices & Platforms to Support. Built on these varied platforms are an even larger number of different devices and a large proportion amongst them do not use any operating system. No wonder it is complex to choose any particular device for mobile learning. Establish the Need. Ask yourself -.

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

The State of Mobile America , Lee Rainie provides a look at some of the most recent survey results obtained by the Pew Internet Project on mobile computing and the use of handheld devices. The Future of Learning is Mobile. Future Mobile Learning (29 August 2011) by Judy Brown. Do note some of these link up to dated articles. Why You Need A Mobile Learning Strategy. Mobile ESL.

New Mobile Learning Research Report

Upside Learning

We have always believed that mobile is the future of learning and have continually strived to evolve our offerings in line with that belief. As predicted early last year, 2013 saw an explosion of mobile devices in the learning field, with tablets in particular being in the forefront of this growth. Being associated with and […]. Mobile Learning