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mobile network operators, handset manufacturers, systems and solutions providers) can offer to support education. GSMA is still looking for mobile education case studies and educational institutions which would be interested in working with mobile network operators on pilot projects. mobile mLearning education lifelong learning mobile learning informal learning

Putting Handheld Devices to Work in Mobile Learning

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In his blog post from last week, Amit Carg, an eLearning professional and co-founder of Upside Learning , a learning solutions firm, identified three essential ways mobile devices can assist with the continued education of employees: 1. To add to the blend of learning/education. 2. To access information. 3. As performance support agents. This is Gary’s list: 1.

mLearning-World.com: Sony PSP as Educational Handheld?

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Wednesday, December 27, 2006 Sony PSP as Educational Handheld? Ive never been much of a gamer, and only recently have I delved into Second Life, however, with more and more educational games being made for the Sony PSP, Ive decided its time to jump into the foray. learing+2.0

Good positive coverage of tablets in Education

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Want to point you all to this story published in major newspapers across Australia recently that gives a positive look at where tablets in Education are going rather than the ‘we did alright with pencils’ view thats often offered up. I was privileged to be interviewed for it: “ SCHOOL technology is no longer limited to communal computer labs and a laptop lugged in every backpack.

Handheld Learning 2009

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This week, I have been keeping an eye on the Handheld Learning 2009 conference.  The Handheld Learning conference series is one of the two major international conferences on mobile learning, but unlike M-Learn , which is coming up later this month in Florida) is always held in the UK, and is run by the very strong community of mobile learning pratitioners at the Handheld Learning site. Tags: Uncategorized 2009 community conference handheld hhl2009 learning london m-learning mlearn mlearn2009 mlearning Mobile mobile learning teaching uk

Why mobile learning is on the rise and benefits diverse populations

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Carly Shuler recently graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Education with an Ed.M. in Technology, Innovation and Education, where she studied how new media and emerging technologies can be used to effectively educate children. Tags: mobile educational methodology education policy mobile learning Some of the issues talked about are known to most of us: 1.

ScienceDirect - Computers & Education : Using mobile learning to increase environmental awareness

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This project explores the extension of e-learning into wireless/handheld (W/H) computing devices with the help of a mobile learning (m-learning) framework. The results from this exploratory study provide a better understanding on the role of mobile technology in higher education. Abstract Mobile learning or m-learning, a relatively new concept, has attracted the interest of educators, researchers, and companies developing learning systems and instructional materials. 350px:auto); max-height:60; height:expression(this.scrollHeight > 60? Introduction 2. Emergence of ML 2.2.

iPods in Education Part 12: Customized Learning Using Apps

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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. As I did not own neither an iPod Touch nor an iPhone, I didn’t feel confident that I could confidently discuss the benefits of using such devices in education. That is, until now.

Handheld Reflections Day Two « e-Learning Stuff

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e-Learning Stuff news and views on e-learning, ILT and tech stuff in general… Home About James Clay New Stuff Old Stuff Handheld Reflections Day Two I do enjoy Handheld Learning and 2009 was no exception. He certainly did not hold back and told the audience what he thought and what the government of the day should be doing to support and improve education. I got the impression from Twitter and from the (physical) audience that they agreed with him. She was quite clear about this and actually I think as a result we had a more personal view of education.

Inside View from Ireland: Handheld Learning Jumps Up a Notch

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« RIP Rick Bozzuto | Main December 16, 2009 Handheld Learning Jumps Up a Notch IN MY FACEBOOK CHANNEL , students are talking about the pleasure they get in touching their mobile screens. Both are handheld learning sweet spots that will extend my practise well beyond reading my Moodle mail on my Nokia E90 (at left). Tags: education, students, Ireland

Mobile iEducator | the world of mobile learning

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give these two apps a 4 out of 5 stars for its educational value and a 5 out of 5 for entertainment. This October there is a handheld learning conference in London. Educators are waking up to the fact that an iTouch at $225 is a lot cheaper  and more flexible than a laptop or a desktop.  Let’s say you want to show students the advantages of a college education.

Instructional Design for Mediated Education | Blog | Location-Based Learning

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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. The demand for learning contents in the mobile environment will be high, with top buyers being those from higher education and consumer segments. One reads of digital installations as parts of student social spaces and libraries. These ideas were strengthened in a recent webinar. Wiki Mania!

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BrainPOP UK | Our Handheld Learning 09 Review | POPtalk

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When I returned home on the train from Handheld Learning 09 , these words just kept popping into my head… but why ? The rest of the education world is the Bear – fast asleep, despite all the noise and warmth – hoping to sleep through change and stay out of the elements! Tags: handheld learning Home About Us BrainPOP Buzz Contact Us POPtalk The official blog of BrainPOP UK 12.10.2009 But the bear snores on… News and Views “…They tweet and they titter, They chat and they chitter, But the Bear snores on.&# [link] / CC BY 2.0

Digital Audiobooks, Assistive Technology and its Effects on Literacy

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The proliferation of mobile handheld devices coupled with complex assistive technology software is pushing the concept further.  How many educators are debating over the need to continue to teach handwriting?  Literacy is evolving.  Wikipedia ([link]. Digital audiobooks and assistive technology software such and text-to-speech software is not new.  The cost?  Cheap or free.

eModeration Station » Mobile learning #1: The big picture

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The sale and use of mobile handheld devices has soared over the last few years. The implications for education in general, and language learning in particular, are enormous. In China, the mobile provider Mobiledu has teamed up with partners such as Pearson Education, and the British Council, to deliver English-language content preloaded onto mobile handsets, or accessed online.

The Innovative Educator: Ideas for Enhancing Teaching and Learning with Cell Phones Even in Districts that Ban Them

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skip to main | skip to sidebar The Innovative Educator Sharing ideas about educating innovatively. Tuesday, June 16, 2009 Ideas for Enhancing Teaching and Learning with Cell Phones Even in Districts that Ban Them Last week I had the opportunity to speak with colleagues interested in using cell phones to enhance teaching and learning in schools with a 21st century education focus.

Modern Technology and the Return of Oral Communication

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The tools to record and transmit spoken words were kept in the hands of the wealthy until the dawn of modern digital and handheld technology. This blog post, then, is a form of a plea to educators who continue to relegate oral communication to the background of language arts education.  It’s a plea to encourage more group discussions and oral communication in daily lessons instead of the one speech or oral presentation per term comprising the total grade for oral communication.  Prior to the development of writing, oral communication ruled.

Free IRRODL issue: #research papers in online learning performance & behaviour

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great read as it offers holistic insights to interdisciplinary educational researchers. Table of Contents Editorial Research Papers in Online Learning Performance and Behaviour Chia-Wen Tsai HTML EPUB MP3 PDF Research Articles A Cognitive Style Perspective to Handheld Devices: Customization vs. Personalization Chen-Wei Hsieh, Sherry Y. collaborative learning education eLearning flipped classroom journals mobile learning online learning researchIRRODL just published its latest special issue on research papers in online learning performance and behaviour.

eModeration Station

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Also worth a look is their Acceptance Use Policy for those of you considering introducing the use of handheld devices into your class/school. Number 5: Top 50 iPhone Apps for Educators Another (long!) list, this time of iPhone apps for education across a variety of disciplines. What if only some learners have handheld devices, or if everyone has a different make of phone?

Call for papers: Digital Futures: learning in a connected world

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In the UK (and the world) there are a few pioneers leading the way in the field of innovative education, Steve Wheeler is one of them. This year the conference will focus on innovation including emerging technologies in education and training. As a journalist he wrote for the UK Guardian, The Times and The Observer, with a regular feature in the Education Guardian. Web 2.0:

The Mobile Learner » Is “Cool” an Appropriate Consideration?

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QR Codes: A Brief Reading List

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I’ve had this growing interest lately in QR codes and their application to education.  I’m quickly coming to the realization at how useful QR codes can be in education and how these little graphical icons can make mobile learning a little easier for teachers to incorporate with students.  Just Scan my QR Code : An article on using QR codes for personal advertising – this can work to advertise a school or a school program as well; 10) Qurify : We will end this list with a free QR code generator. augmented reality edushifts mobilelearning cell phones qrcodes

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

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This rapid uptake by the Australian and Queensland public is one of the two main factors supporting the belief that this country is in a position to lead the way in pioneering ‘appliance computing‘ in education. The OLPC Australia has been recognised for its training program that focuses on educational outcomes rather than just the laptop itself. How do we know this? see p20). phone?

Death of the PDA

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By Jonathan Nalder, www.mlearnxyz.net : A now finished Palm special deal giving away a z22 handheld with every TX handheld sold (see HERE ) has been called the beginning of the end for PDA’s. This is made even more obvious as company that made its name making PDA’s (remember when ‘a Palm’ was as synonomous with handheld computers as ‘a Hoover’ is with vacuum cleaners still.) Indeed, my recent pick as my school’s next handheld was a Palm smartphone. eLearning Education for the iPod Generation. starts clearing out stock in this way. Oh well. The PDA is dead.

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

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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. Posted by Matthew Nehrling at 9:14 AM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Education for the iPod Generation The world of personalized, on demand educational technology. Open Discussion- Is There an Educational Laffer Cu. skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, December 01, 2006 ?

No Escaping Mobile Learning – Webinar Recording & Audience Queries Answered

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Computing shifting to handheld devices. Best place to start is to make a beginning – ‘just do it’. Q 9: Does device standardization is needed when it comes to mobile learning… as there is a lot of variation in screen sizes, OS etc. A: A simple HTML solution can help you overcome those issues. Q 10: Voting systems have been used in the educational scenario. A: You’re right.

The Next 10 Tech Markets That Will Be Worth $1 Billion Or More - Mobile Learning Is Here To Stay

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From: Business Insider ::Snip:: Mobile Education is poised to transform the way we learn. As more consumers adopt smartphone and tablets the education landscape is transforming. Read more at: Business Insider Education for the iPod Generation

Flux » Articles | Mobile Learning lessons from Further Education

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a blog hosted by Futurelab home About Contact Articles Ideas Resources Mobile Learning lessons from Further Education 11th December, 2009 posted by: Bob Harrison Mobile Learning in schools has been in the headlines recently and next week BECTA should publish the Bristol University evaluation of the world famous Wolverhampton Learn2Go project but last week it was the turn of Further Education to celebrate the success of the £12m LSC funded MoLeNET project. But why wouldn’t they? Digital technologies are an everyday part of their lives. So what happens to MoLeNET now?

October Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning October 1, 2009 to October 31, 2009 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Augmented Reality and On-Demand Learning- The Mobile Learner , October 17, 2009 Mobile Learning Tools #2 - mLearnopedia on Blogspot , October 2, 2009 CCK09: does Connectivism want to change the world?

February Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism Keywords: Future Trends Devices Design Social Wireless Cell Phones Google iPhone Conferences Statistics Presentation Books Government EducationWe will be posting the top 10 lists monthly. Here is the one for cc.mlearnopedia.com from February. Enjoy. AND Improved!

Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips | Upside Learning Blog

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This framework has been adopted from a wonderful paper published in the International Journal of Engineering Education; Economides, A.A. – Evaluation of handheld devices for mobile learning(from questia ). This blog is about innovation, design, development, and trends in the Learning Solutions domain. These tips may seem self-evident, yet I felt it good to reiterate. 1. Re-use!

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Effect of Mobile Learning on Student Behavior | Mobile Learning Blog

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Wilsden Primary School, in the UK shows how handheld computers have helped students read books they normally would never touch, improving literacy and confidence. Student volunteers included undergraduates students enrolled in computer education classes at the Near East University in North Cyprus. Tags: education mobilelearning No, these aren’t wishful headlines from educationists, but actual behavioral changes made by the implementation of mobile learning in classrooms today. See the video here. No related posts.

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I'm at Handheld Learning blogging about 2008 - that's how it goes in the fast moving world of m! her work crosses the informal / formal divide into a new educational space in which (maybe) the two will meet and merge (ooh more ms)This was a recurrent theme

Digital Education: AFT Ruffles Mobile Learning Advocates

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Kathleen Kennedy Manzo has been covering curriculum and standards for Education Week since 1996, including federal, state, and local policies, instructional materials, and teaching practices. Main AFT Ruffles Mobile Learning Advocates Most of the attendees at the Mobile Learning Conference in Washington this week are among the true believers when it comes to the potential value in putting handheld devices, along with well-designed content, into the hands of more students and teachers. Get RSS Get Digital Education delivered by e-mail. Tags: education

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SADBLOG - The Buzz TeachingHacks The Clever Sheep The Power of Educational Technology Blog Stats 7,523 hits Mobile Learning: A Brief Reading List January 19, 2009 — Rob De Lorenzo To further your exploration into the world of mobile learning, here is a list of 10 blog post, articles and other musing on the topic of mobile learning that I have read recently: 1.  link] 2.  link] 3. 

Where Are We Headed?

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Often in this blog, and other education-related blogs that I read, the focus of  blog posts is often on the technology tools themselves, why these tools should be incorporated into the classroom to help students learn and how-to’s of accomplishing this tasks.  Education needs to resemble this new reality. link]. Let’s look at reality - where are we headed? 

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

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September 17, 2009 on 4:01 pm | In Digital Divide , Digital Literacy , Digital Media , Handheld Learning , Innovation , KS2 , Learning Content , Learning Tools , Peer to Peer , Personalised Learning , Primary , Web 2.0 , advisory , distributed networking , informal learning , mobile , mobile learning , pedagogy | The wonderful thing about my job is that I have a network of people I can visit who are involved with prototyping the use of new technologies in education. Tags: iPods education My latest outing was to a Junior School with a difference this week.

Living in the 4th Screen - Exploring the use of mobile technology in education and life

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Login Get your own Posterous » Living in the 4th Screen Exploring the use of mobile technology in education and life Employment: I am an assistant principal at a public high school. have worked in education for about 25 years. My first 17 years in education were spent as a mathematics and computer science teacher. ” I couldnt agree more. How will they be supported?

How Mobile Cell Phones Change Everything When We Do - Ewan McIntosh | Digital Media & Education

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Will Richardson posts the above picture and asks "how many educators look at that picture and think "OMG, puhleeeeese let me teach in that classroom!" (I suspect not many)". It sums up the biggest challenge facing learning: too many educators look at that and think all of above. inally, though, it is heartening to see that the pedagogy of Higher Education institutions is changing.

dougbelshaw.com/blog » Blog Archive » Looking to the future of education: learning spaces and mobile devices

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Sun streaming through tree outside my window & can hear the birds singing. :-D Looking to the future of education: learning spaces and mobile devices April 28th, 2009 | Comments | Posted in Education , Technology Hi! Feburary 2009) Reimagining outdoor learning spaces (January 2009) 2020 and beyond (June 2007) Learning with handheld technologies (December 2006) What if…?