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Erik Wahl: Put Energy and Creativity Back Into Learning

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I just had the privilege of attending and presenting at Learning Solutions 2012 in Orlando, another great conference hosted by the eLearning Guild. Since this was my first time attending [.]. Conferences eLearning Guild Erik Wahl Learning Solutions 2012

Mobile Learning = Green Learning

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Apps Mobile Technology education energy environment fuel consumption government green LutronReducing paper consumption in government meetings One of the areas where the iPad is gaining traction is in government meetings. Granicus announced in March a free app called iLegislate, which helps [.].

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The Mobile Learning Ecosystem I – 10 Important Questions

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3.What resources does it consume? – Any ecosystem depends on the sum of resources available (in essence energy); in nature it is the sun that drives most of the system by providing infinite energy coupled with naturally occurring resources such as nitrogen and carbon. So this type of energy must exist in a learning network, used to generate value in the network.

Use Smartphones in class, say school principals

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Recognizing the educational value of encouraging such behaviors, many school leaders have shifted their energies from limiting the use of these technologies to limiting their abuse. 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! And school leaders would often be paralyzed by cyberbullying and sexting incidents for which guidance was often inadequate and contradictory.

Wikipedia Zero launches in India!

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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 great news for the 60 million subscribers of Aircel (India''s 7th largest network provider), who now get free access to all wikipedia information via the Wikipedia Zero. This This is also great news for the developing world at large.

New Podcast - "This Week in mLearning"

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He now focuses much of his energy and passion in the area of mobility/mLearning recognizing how important the tools, technologies and processes our industry is now developing will be to everyone's ability to learn and prosper now and in all the years to come. He worked as Senior Product Evangelist at Adobe for several years before striking out on his own last December (see bio below).

Sierra Club Uses SMS Campaign to Map Environmental Support

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After the speech was over, the Sierra Club sent out a text broadcast to their members asking for their zip code, and their opinions about this new plan “to cut carbon emissions & boost clean energy.” We need clean energy for the future of our kids! They used the resulting geographic data to build a map that shows the responses. Montgomery, Alabama.). It is about time! President.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

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Microsoft focused its energies on ways to leverage its own Silverlight support within the new Windows Phone 7 environment before it adds Flash Player support. A.K.A. How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out! On balance, it was an interesting year and there were far more expected outcomes than there were actual surprises. Validated (“Double”). Validated (“Triple”). Validated (“Single”).

Louis Vuitton bags to the cycle tend to be ready

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You home security system had been supposedly the one alarm, because none Louis Vuitton bags of the alternative managers noticed the cascade involving issues which bit by bit killed the energy power grip. It had become the other most disastrous electric power outage ever, and everything due to a incompetent alarm. Says including a couple Europe when someone we hadn’t success “ignore warning.Inch. link]. As well discuss not in the capacity connected with possible opportunity to experience those self same issues with a separate unit. Related Articles? link]. link]. link].

Mobile learning: Ready or not! | Keeping Pace

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Why don’t we give them a constructive outlet for this energy? About Evergreen Education Group Contact Us January 12, 2011 Mobile learning: Ready or not! The advancement of mobile learning may be happening with or without us through the choices that students are making.  Dr. Joan E. Students are increasingly comfortable with mobile technology (often more comfortable than their parents!).

Saving money with Straight Talk using coupons for cell phones

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Individuals with children or full-time occupations ordinarily don’t have sufficient energy to scour the Internet and print out, compose, and utilize much else besides the infrequent coupon. Using a cell phone while shopping through coupons can spare you a considerable measure of cash, however it can likewise take a great deal of vitality. Bumbling through daily papers, cutting the best arrangements, and sitting tight for them to filter at checkout can make any speedy market trip an epic errand. That is the place coupon applications can act the hero. SnipSnap. Yowza. CardStar.

Mobile Learning in India

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They don’t realize it, but today’s mobile phones have the computing power of a personal computer from the mid-nineties, while consuming a fraction of the energy and are made at significantly lower cost. Six in ten people (more than 4 billion individuals) around the world are carrying a powerful computing device in their pockets and purses. Viewed simply; phones are capable of : 1.

Google’s App Inventor … liberation or stagnation?

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See this google blog post from Hal Ableson , the prof who will be running it New injection of energy for the constructionist theories of learning. A year ago, Google released App Inventor – a fascinatingly visual, albeit rather buggy tool for developing android apps. Although not robust enough for our commercial development, we loved the fresh ideas about interface, and app building.

E-Learning Queen: Mobile Learning: Is It Doing What It’s Supposed To?

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► Apr 14 (1) Teacher Roundtable: Good Deeds Societies ► Apr 07 (1) The Energy Farm Concept for Small and Medium Produ. 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. Who is the Queen?

Harvard Pilgrim Uses Text Messages to Motivate Healthy Parenting

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The campaign sends out educational messages – for example, informing parents about the sugar content of juices and energy drinks, or the importance of exercise. Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, a unique collaboration between Harvard Pilgrim Health Care , one of the nation’s top health care plans and Harvard Medical School , one of the nation’s top academic institutions, is a leader in innovative public health research. They’ve proven this once again with a new campaign to use SMS messaging to help motivate healthier parenting. All Posts Blog health Use Cases

The Mobile Learner

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envy those who can cut the MS cord. rdelorenzo: @dougpete have u tried to input Obama's speech into Wordle? Interesting visualization. Most common words include nation, America & change Blogroll CanuckHistory Cell Phones in Learning Mobile Learning Moving At The Speed of Creativity Portable PD PortableRadio.ca link] 2.  link] 3.  link] 4.  link] 5.  Why an iPod Touch in Education? link] 6. 

Remembering the Social Contexts of Learning

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The disconnect here is that proponents of technology, myself included, often spend enormous amounts of time and energy discussing the mechanics of technology use but do so outside of the social contexts and realities of teaching and learning. continue to see, and am inspired by, evidence of educators successfully integrating technology in their classrooms and the benefits to their students.

The Cloud and the power cut

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The latter was true, the former distinctly not. I’ve got an energy monitor that displays your current (badum tish) energy consumption, my normal evening power draw is circa 200-300 watts, when the surge hit it spiked to well over 1.4kw, it continued to spike in this manner for over 20 minutes. However with no power I couldn’t check to see if anything was broken, so I went to bed.

Mobile Augmented Reality – A Brief Overview

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GE recently launched a website to teach customers about its’ efforts in alternative energy.  . The integration of innovative technology in learning has always been a goal of educators. In the past two decades, we’ve seen advances in learning technology that allow learners to connect to powerful learning systems and sources of information that were previously unavailable. However, most recent technologies have forced the learner to learn through computer-generated reality or “virtual reality&#. We have been unable to incorporate the physical world around the learner.

The touchscreen XO – a (p)review & update on OLPC Australia

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Once hyped as the ‘$100 laptop’ at at time when such machines cost many hundreds more, the final manufacturing price of the XO-1 was closer to $200 plus – but even so the impact of the XO’s development was enough to shock traditional computer companies such as Intel and Microsoft into helping birth the netbook and focusing on emerging markers with new energy. An upgraded XO-1.5

E-learning on Mobile Phones | MoSo Technology Blog

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HeartOfGamingUK: Ashens is the best im loling while i type =D Popularity Contest 100% The Hottest Topic of the Moment, Renewable Energy 48% Enterprise 21 ERP Software From Technology Group International Discusses Too Much Inventory 38% Is the United States ready for hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles? Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About MoSo Tech! Related Posts Comments (0) No comments yet.

Reflections on The First Ontario Educator Meetup

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This speaks directly to the time factor and the investment necessary to engage in a PLN, especially one with a global scope.  I hope that by using a web conferencing tool such as Adobe Connect and encouraging dialogue among members of a network, this space can act as a starting point for educators willing to learn more about social networks and getting involved in a PLN but are unsure about where, how or why to focus their energies on this pursuit. On Monday December 29th at 6:00 pm EST, this first Ontario Educator Meetup session took place online in Adobe Connect.  digital tools. 

DoSomething.org Launches a TMI, A New Marketing Agency to Connect Organizations with Young People

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With a presence in half of US high schools and a thumb on the pulse of youth culture, DoSomething’s insistence on harnessing teenage energy—and respecting and trusting its user base—will be an invaluable asset to any company looking to tap into that demographic. This will show them how best to engage the most socially aware, plugged-in generation yet. But why a marketing arm?

Cloud Computing: money and mobilty

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Now imagine that computing power and the software it runs could be available not from your own expensive and energy sucking tower, but from the air. by Jonathan Nalder mLearnxyz.net So what does mobile learning have to do with ‘cloud computing’? And just what is ‘cloud computing’? Anyone who has been into tech for even 10 years will remember the big step it was to buy that first PC. Mine was via my parents in 1988 - the screen was CGA with wait for it - 3 colours! It cost over $2500 at the time. So did our next PC - a 386. So did the next, a Pentium IV. What’s with that? With Yahoo!,

My 100th Post: A Look Back

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Just before I began this blog in November 2007, I was working as an Academic ICT consultant with the Toronto Catholic District School Board.  My PLN consisted essentially of the people I had physically around me.  I had dabbled into blogging for about one year prior and had just joined Twitter (at the convincing of Quentin D’Souza ).  I was trying to figure out where I would spend my energies.  I had purchased my first iPod about a year earlier and had recently switched my cell phone to a BlackBerry: both were beginning to change the way I was doing things. right? 

Addressing Some Critiques of Mobile Learning

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Instead of using energy to ban cell phones, and then policing the ban, we should be teaching student how to live responsibly in the world and how to treat others with respect – basic social skills.  However, I feel the need to speak about this social side of mobile learning after attending an Edublogs PD session where we discussed mobile learning and after reading this blog post by Scott McLeod along with the comments ( especially the comment by Larry Ferlazzo ).  While there are many criticisms I can address, for brevity’s sake, I’m going to focus on three.

21st Century Skills: Are Educators and Executives Aligned on the Creative Readiness of the U.S. Workforce?

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often did this because I was an exhausted teacher who worked very hard, and at times didn't have the energy to align standards to real-world work skills and expectations. I just saw a very interesting report called Ready to Innovate which was sponsored by the Conference Board. The report asks the question, Are Educators and Executives Aligned on the Creative Readiness of the U.S. Workforce? The report surveyed both educators and business leaders about what are important 21st Century skills pertaining to "creativity." What do you think? And what about the issue of standardize testing?

21st Century Skills: Are Educators and Executives Aligned on the Creative Readiness of the U.S. Workforce?

Cell Phones in Learning

often did this because I was an exhausted teacher who worked very hard, and at times didn't have the energy to align standards to real-world work skills and expectations. I just saw a very interesting report called Ready to Innovate which was sponsored by the Conference Board. The report asks the question, Are Educators and Executives Aligned on the Creative Readiness of the U.S. Workforce? The report surveyed both educators and business leaders about what are important 21st Century skills pertaining to "creativity." What do you think? And what about the issue of standardize testing?

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

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There is a technological revolution in anywhere, anytime computing, but with economic downturns, you have to focus on real, productive solutions, thus more energy is spent on what can be produced and static (data asphyxiation) is pushed aside ”. In a few days, I get to present at a massive educational conference – Ulearn09 in Christchurch, New Zealand. Enjoy! Tony Vincent, USA. link].

Some Thoughts on Future Cell Phone Technologies

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Green" science teachers may appreciate that companies are starting to create solar powered cell phones, thus using up less energy and not having to worry about power! 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. Hence, no more need for expensive LCD projectors in school! 2) Scanners and Faxes.

Some Thoughts on Future Cell Phone Technologies

Cell Phones in Learning

Green" science teachers may appreciate that companies are starting to create solar powered cell phones, thus using up less energy and not having to worry about power! 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. Hence, no more need for expensive LCD projectors in school! 2) Scanners and Faxes.

Report: Sydney AUC iPhone SDK Workshop

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First class training begins with first class trainers, and Nick’s ascendancy into the realms of Apple itself provides some indication of his energy, enthusiasm and talent in iPhone development. There has been considerable activity at the University of Canberra with the implementation of Apple-based systems for supporting teaching and learning.  See the AUC website for more details.

Report: Sydney AUC iPhone SDK Workshop

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First class training begins with first class trainers, and Nick’s ascendancy into the realms of Apple itself provides some indication of his energy, enthusiasm and talent in iPhone development. There has been considerable activity at the University of Canberra with the implementation of Apple-based systems for supporting teaching and learning.  See the AUC website for more details.

Do Something’s mobile campaign wins NYTimes plaudits – and motivates millions of teens

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Projects range from recycling bottles to collecting used jeans for the homeless to brainstorming new ways to reduce energy consumption. The This weekend, the New York Times chronicled how the charity Do Something is revolutionizing its outreach to young people by taking its message mobile. For those of you who are unfamiliar, Do Something provides teenagers concrete steps they can take to do good in their local communities. The article highlights Do Something’s effort “to sign up 3.8 million members by 2014, up from 1.2 million in 2010.&# and James L.

Profs on Speed Dial

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Turns out much of the “outside-of-class communication with students can be handled via the mobile devices, allowing faculty to deploy their energies on other things,&# said a college spokesperson. So what did they do to tip the odds in favor of student success? They gave the profs smartphones and encouraged students to text and call their teachers on demand. Me too. All interesting.

The Future of Mobile Learning? « Online Blogucation

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At the same time, to develop separate apps for every existing and emerging mobile platform would be a tremendous waste of time and energy. Online Blogucation Subscribe via RSS Home About 28 Jul/10 1 The Future of Mobile Learning? Okay, well maybe not in the Kyzylart Pass of Tajikistan, but everywhere else.) Let’s take a look at some of the logistics for making mobile learning a reality.

e-Learning Online: What if learning could be as fun as Appy Newz?

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Why not flip that angst and energy into an embrace for Mobile Learning? skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Online Ideas and information about teaching and e-learning online. Friday, April 10, 2009 What if learning could be as fun as Appy Newz? hear many teachers complain about the blank-eyed apathy they see in their students everyday. What if learning could be as fun as Appy Newz ?

Enhance Your Study with Mobile Learning | tusaw.com

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tusaw.com fresh articles Home About Privacy Policy Home Enhance Your Study with Mobile Learning 23.02.2010 | Author: Vivian | Posted in Education As a student or a trainee, you may be quite busy with study and work. “I don’t have enough time to learn more.&# “The current study methods are too stiff.&# Complaints like these are heard a lot. How To Make Money Online Via Blogging?

Learning as Reflexive; Reality as a Series of Filters « The Ddeok is Always Greener on the Other Side ?? ?? ? ? ???

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Perhaps, if only by unlocking means of channeling our natural energies into discovery. Michael Sean Gallagher ?? ?? ? ? ??? However, mobile learning generally is the black sheep of the classroom>elearning>mlearning continuum precisely because it is so far off the pedagogical radar. Learning with a phone? Sending shivers down institutional spines the world over. Immediately. Of course.

A New Way Of Learning Through Mobile Computing

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Great Products – Info Great Products – Info RSS Feed Comments Home Info Sites A New Way Of Learning Through Mobile Computing December 29, 2009 by admin Filed under: Articles Tags: Aspect Computing , Bringing Education , Capability , Counselors , Distant Learning , Encyclopedias , Hindrance , Information Gathering , Institutions , Introduction Of Mobile Computing , Journals , Libraries , Limitless Opportunity , Mobile Computing Device , Reference Books , Schools And Universities , Stu , Traditional Approach , Web Students , World Wide Web Comments Tell me what youre thinking.