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Happy 12th Birthday iPod! [The Beginning of the Mobile Revolution]

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Apple iPod vs. Diamond Rio MP3 Player. Twelve years ago yesterday, Steve Jobs and Apple introduced the first iPod using the amazing tagline: 1,000 songs in your pocket. With those words, a simple little device changed the way we listen to music, revolutionized an entire industry, and in my opinion launched the modern mobile revolution. Happy 12th Birthday iPod!

Apple iOS5 Code to Integrate Twitter

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According to sources at Twitter, it will be much easier to Tweet from an Apple device than to use Facebook from the same device. iOS5 will be backwards compatible with the current generation of iPods, iPhones and iPads, so this has huge implications for users of those devices. The ability to save a couple of clicks is a competitive advantage in this new world.

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Over 100,000 iPhone/iPod Apps

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iPhone® and iPod touch® customers in 77 countries can choose from an incredible range of apps in 20 categories, including games, business, news, sports, health, reference and travel. Now available for iPhone and iPod touch®, Chorus features real-time feeds from your designated friends, displaying the apps they are downloading, and what they are saying about them. Judy Brown).

Mobile Devices as Musical Devices

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Using an iPhone as a musical device is an interesting application of a cell phone.  While known as a music player designed to allow users to consume music, developers have created apps that can transform the iPhone  into a musical device to create music as well.  This, however, is not the only way to use an iPhone as a musical device.  The video below profiles experiments being conducted at Stanford University in using a mobile device such as an iPhone/iPod Touch to create a mobile phone orchestra.

When is an ipod not an mLearning device?

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There has been a debate over this for a while, but today’s new ipods seems to have started debate again! My take (commented as jnxyz) is that “no one ever said the ipod was built as a ed device. I’m only aware of one portable digital device that ever truly has been (OLPC). Until all schools get OLPC’s or similar, that’s our educator’s lot I’m afraid… Or is there another alternative device out there?” See also these previous articles here about ipod’s and education: - Let’s get the ipod’s in schools debate started! What’s yours? learing+2.0

Which m-learning devices should I buy?

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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

iPods in Education Part 11: Digital Flash Cards

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This blog post is in response to all the digital flash card websites that I’ve been coming across lately that are offering teachers digital flash cards for iPod for a fee.  Ultimately, digital flash cards that are placed on an iPod are images and ‘flipping’ the card is simply moving from one image to the next. Obviously, the concept of using flash cards is not new. 

Mobile Learning: A Brief Reading List

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iTouch Learning: A page on Jane Hart’s Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies website that lists of reasons why the iPhone/iPod Touch are ideal for mlearning. Lift the Cell Phone Ban: Hosted on the Scholastic website, this article is a plea to lift the ban on cell phones in schools and to use these devices to help students learn. 100 Ways to Use Your iPod to Learn and Study Better: The title says it all.  A post found on the iPod Hacker Blog. Why an iPod Touch in Education? link]. 2.  link]. 3.  link]. 4.  link]. 5.  link]. 6.  link]. 7. 

iPad 2: whats in it for education?

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So, version 2 of the device that has spurred the tablet computing market into the mainstream over the last 12 months (15 million sold) has been announced. Despite being a consumer device, it has seen massive adoption by professionals in business, medicine, and education. So it only follows that there will be great interest in the next version (to be released in Australia March 25).

mLearning-World.com: Forget the laptop? Use your iPod/iTouch/iPhone to view slideshows on TVs.

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Use your iPod/iTouch/iPhone to view slideshows on TVs. Some iPod models allow you to play a slideshow with music and transitions, either on its own display or on a television. Although iPod nano has a color display, it wont output a slideshow to a TV. Choosing the display To display slideshows on the iPod display, set TV Out to Ask or Off. Use your iPod/iTouch/iPhone to.

iPods in Education Part 14: Enhanced Science Education

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True, mobile devices work well across the curriculum.  Much time as been spent in this “iPods in Education&# series on uses as they relate to Language Arts or geography instruction.  While I myself am not an expert in the field, I find the possibilities so exciting that I feel the need to add a bit to the conversation about using mobile devices in science instruction. camera for capturing images or recording results of experiments (iPhone only but sure to come to the iPod Touch soon). This time, I’d like to branch out and look at some uses in science. 

iPods in Education Part 13: Uses in Kindergarten?

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Two articles (links provided at the end of this post) have stirred my reflective attention toward the use of an iPod or iPod Touch with Kindergarten students. have tended to venture away from discussing the use of mobile devices for learning for children of pre-school or Kindergarten age.  Despite the countless number of videos on Youtube of children as young as 1 or 2 using an iPhone or iPod Touch with ease, I am still unsure of where digital technology fits in the molding of young minds at those foundational times in their lives.

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

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From netbooks and web applications to iPods, iPads, and podcasting, Tony has put together practical information for educators. 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. Do note some of these link up to dated articles. Mobile Learning.

Moving at the speed of Learning: a case for mLearning and the iPod touch

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The slides aim to show how mobile devices are able to help teachers and students to keep up with the speed of learning that should be a feature of any contemporary, complex classroom now that ubiquitous, everyware computing is almost upon us. Blooms Taxonomy, higher order thinking, and where the complex contemporary classroom and mobile devices come in, C. PART PART 2. PART 3.

The Powerful Combination of Mobile Devices and Learning Apps

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In discussing the use of mobile devices, it is easy to forget that the educational and productive power of mobile devices comes through the integration of the devices with other tools. The mobile device, after all, is a hardware tool that makes certain tasks possible but the actualization of those tasks ultimately depends on the use of software or web tools.

mLearning-World.com: The iPod in Education - video overview

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, December 14, 2007 The iPod in Education - video overview //This new mLearn Vidcast looks at how the iPod can be used for educational purposes - over 7 different examples are detailed and demo’d, with practical uses of things such as quizzes, podcasts, audiobooks and more covered.

The iPod Touch for mobile learning: a presentation

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Imagine my excitement at having a set of 30 iPod Touch’s available for the participants to learn on! This was a chance to show what the combination of current developments like ubiquitous mobile devices, wireless connectivity and cloud computing (via services like Evernote) will mean for learning in the near-future. the attendees seemed to have a great time discovering what possibilities mobile devices hold for education. Tags: mobile/miniaturisation uLearning iPhone iPod Touch ITSC09 mlearning mobile Despite various technical hurdles (ie. Slideshare: [link].

Update: Polling by Cell Phone - Can We Completely By-Pass Clickers?

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As the break-neck speed at which development of digital technology continues to take place, and considering that my November 27, 2007 blog post titled “Polling by Cell Phone - Can We Completely By-Pass Clickers?&# is currently my most viewed post, I decided to share an update concerning the use of a cell phone, and now even an iPod Touch, as a clicker. Tags: tools clicker iPod in Education Mobilelearner cell phone clickers Cell Phones in Education polling

Mobile Learning Device Poll

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eLearning Education for the iPod Generation. Take the poll Free Poll by Blog Flux mlearning m-learning mobile-learning mobile+learning podcasting iphone apple web+2.0 learing+2.0 mLearning

iLearn iPod touch personalised learning project: Critical thinking via the App store

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iLearn iPod touch personalised learning project, Week 2 & 3: This has been the part where the kids get very excited, something to do with the fact that they get their hands on the iPod Touch at this stage. Up to this point, the students had not even seen the iPod’s; I’d made them wait so that we could work through some of the critical thinking goals of the unit first.

Is eLearning on Tablets Really mLearning – My Stance

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This uniquely mobile experience is one that cannot be replicated on a desktop computer or in any other way.  As RJ states: Here we are fully immersed in the most amazing computing shift in history, armed with mobile devices that set Learning free and all we can do is convert traditional desktop eLearning for consumption on the iPad, but with nothing to show for in the way of being uniquely mobile? True, in the title, RJ focuses on tablets but I believe that mobile devices are also smart phones and media players (i.e. iPod Touch). Unacceptable! Agreed.  If so, in what way?

Adam S. Brooks: Mobile Learning :: Abilene Christian University (ACU) is the first university in nation to provide an iPhone or iPod Touch mobile device to all incoming freshmen

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Brooks: Mobile Learning :: Abilene Christian University (ACU) is the first university in nation to provide an iPhone or iPod Touch mobile device to all incoming freshmen An Apple iPhone or iPod touch will become a central part of Abilene Christian University's innovative learning experience this fall when all freshmen are provided one of these converged media devices, said Phil Schubert, ACU executive vice president. eLearning Education for the iPod GenerationAdam S. read more] mlearning m-learning mobile-learning mobile+learning podcasting iphone apple web+2.0

mLearning-World.com: Quick and Easy Publishing of iPod Content with MogoPop

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Sunday, January 07, 2007 Quick and Easy Publishing of iPod Content with MogoPop Thanks for Brent with Corporate eLearning and Development for pointing us to this tool: MogoPop offers a FREE and fast way to publish and download content to iPods. Use your iPod/iTouch/iPhone to.

mLearning-World.com: Apple and Cingular Team Up on new iPod Phone

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Sunday, January 07, 2007 Apple and Cingular Team Up on new iPod Phone Leaked tonite for tomorrows Wall Street Journal. One of Apples big announcements tomorrow will be the partnership with Cingular to market a iPod phone. Use your iPod/iTouch/iPhone to. Training. iTunes 7.7

mLearning-World.com: Save $$ Using iPods Instead of Binders- by Jenna Sweeney

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, September 29, 2006 Save $$ Using iPods Instead of Binders- by Jenna Sweeney Jenna Sweeney of the Corporate Training & e-Learning Blog has found a unique use for the ubiquitous iPod- saving printing and binding costs. Use your iPod/iTouch/iPhone to. Training. iTunes 7.7

Ignatia Webs: Richard Clark: mLearning on multiple devices: a practical guide at mLearnCon

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Ignatia Webs: Richard Clark: mLearning on multiple devices: a practical guide at mLearnCon Education for the iPod Generation

mLearning-World.com: ? mLearn: The Perfect Ed Tech Device?

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mLearn: The Perfect Ed Tech Device? In this article , Jonathan Nalder explores if the new $100 mini-laptops or advanced handheld (or $140 depending on the model) are the perfect mLearning device. jnxyz eNews: mLearn: The Perfect Ed Tech Device? Many years ago, as mLearning was just beginning to sprout, Clark Quinn put it best when he stated that mLearning is (paraphrased): The Right Content delivered to The Right Device at the Right Time in the Right Context Where we as eLearning practitioners seem to fail is we keep looking for the perfect device to support mLearning.

The Mobile Learner » Unique Way of Charging a Mobile Device

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The State of Rapid Development Tools for Mobile Learning: Webinar Recording Now Available

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And then there’s HTML5 browser-capable devices, 2.1 billion devices expected by 2016. It took Radio 38 years for an audience that size, TV 13, Internet 4 years, and the iPod 3 years, etc. And a special thanks to everyone who attended and actively participated with us in the chat. Here are some interesting stats we provided: Apple sold 15.4 million PCs by HP in the same quarter. Total

#Sifteo – Intelligent Play mini-devices – luv these 4 digital kinesthetic play/learning #slide2learn #mlearn

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Lots of potential here as mobile learning devices. Will be available in north America soon, hopefully the rest of the world later, and there is an SDK for developers to add extra games. I do wonder though if a similar thing could be done with an iOS app that pairs with other iPods or iPads or other tablets/ app devices for the same functionality? https://www.sifteo.com/play. Posted via email from Jonathan Nalder’s posterous. uLearning

Making Content on Small Devices Look Great

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Yesterday, I found a great article on the Opera Developer's Forum about making the best use of a mobile device's screen. Making Small Devices Look Great Snip:     In this article "device" means a small, mobile unit such as a smart phone or PDA. Instead, we should ask ourselves: How does our audience use their mobile devices on the job? When we look at content as something that is beneficial to use on the device versus simply changing traditional eLearning to fit on a mobile device, we will find that it is actually usable and accepted. learing+2.0

mLearning-World.com: RIM to Launch Multimedia Device for Consumers - The Blackberry Pearl

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Thursday, September 07, 2006 RIM to Launch Multimedia Device for Consumers - The Blackberry Pearl Another step forward in devices that would enhance mLearning experience. Canadas Rim plans to launch the device with T-Mobile USA, the No. Use your iPod/iTouch/iPhone to.

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Beyond the basics of mobile device rollouts: ideas for the learning environment

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So, you’ve decided to give these new-fangled mobile devices a place at your 21st century education (a term I use because I know so many can’t stand it) table. But in this post I’m talking specifically about the physical environment into which these devices will need to fit. It doesn’t take too long before even a few devices means many cords and cables snaking around desks.

When a Mobile Device Becomes a Digital Lifeline

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As of this writing, I have spent 2 weeks as and administrator and would like to reflect on how my mobile device has kept me connected to my digital spaces and my PLN. In this administrative role where direct micro-level support for students and teachers, budgetary considerations and dealing with facilities issues takes up a lot of my time, I am finding that consolidating my online connections and collaboration around my mobile device is becoming the most efficient way of juggling my responsibilities with my PLN. So, how do I find myself using my mobile device these days?

iGo uGo weGo moGo! Mogopop your iPod and 5 other mLearning Ideas (More from technoLOTE.com)

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Here are some more iPod/mLearning ideas from technoLOTE. This post is a follow on from iPod mLearn oCool ! Most students at most schools will own, if not, have access to, at least one device that can be used for mlearning. iPods and mp3 players are a great place to start - especially if school policy doesn’t allow mobile phones in classrooms. I don’t have the option of using mobile phones in the classroom (as much as I would like to) simply because we don’t get phone reception at our little school in our little country town! Mogopop your iPod! learing+2.0

Learn 4 Life » What happens when you give a class of 8 year old children an iPod touch each?

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Learn 4 Life Blog About Advertising FAQ Consultancy/ clients Contact Second Life Consultancy What happens when you give a class of 8 year old children an iPod touch each? We have worked on a number of innovation projects in the past and he never fails to surprise me… As well as the school going through a massive rebuilding programme, they have also introduced a set of iPod touches into one year 4 class, for each child , to see what happens. Tags: iPods education My latest outing was to a Junior School with a difference this week. Entries and comments feeds.

iPod Power | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact iPod Power 7 07 2006 Podcasting is standing out as a leading mobile learning approach, supported by good case-studies and a wealth of best-practice advice from practitioners. People investigating iPods as a mobile learning resource might also be interested in the Encyclopodia project , which packages up Wikipedia in a format for displaying on iPods. Police log on to iPod power – NT – NEWS.com.au learning device for $60.

Ignatia Webs: What to take into account when chosing a mobile device for learning?

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Ignatia Webs gives us an interesting article on choosing a mobile device for learning. This article, however, is good if you are looking at starting from scratch on a mLearning project where you will be in charge of providing the devices. Read it at: Ignatia Webs: What to take into account when chosing a mobile device for learning? A few notes of contention or commentary- * BlackBerry devices do not require the Enterprise Server software for mLearning (or even email). When considering a device that has Wifi, look for one that creates a mobile hotspot.

NotePods – Audio/iPod text study guides | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact NotePods – Audio/iPod text study guides 9 10 2006 “InterLingua Educational Publishing today launched NotePods , its collection of audio downloads for iPods and other MP3 players designed to help students with exams as well as term papers… available for [US] $1.99 each.&#   The guides also come with text versions, readable on an iPod as an iPod e-book, and will be accompanied by online content. learning device for $60.

From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning: Speak Up 2009: The biggest Obstacle to Using Technology in Ed.Not Being Able to Use Student's Own Mobile Devices!

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ONLY 18% of parents dismiss mobile devices as not having a positive impact on learning. Read the rest at: From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning: Speak Up 2009: The biggest Obstacle to Using Technology in Ed.Not Being Able to Use Student's Own Mobile Devices! Education for the iPod GenerationVery interesting research has just been published by the Tomorrow Group (Speak Up 2009) about mobile phones and education. Here are a few highlights: PARENTS SAY YES! 63% of parents say they would buy their child a cell phone if they knew it would be used for educational purposes.