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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 With these opportunities there are also some inherent challenges for mobile access too.  link].

Future of #mLearning inspiring ideas @dave_parsons

Ignatia Webs

Imagine a future world where mobile learning is intuitive. His paper swooped me from one train of thought to another, adding new insights, challenging old ideas and reshuffling current mobile learning ''facts''. He starts off with a student showing his off the shelf hardware robot to his peers, while controlling the robot with his own adapted mobile device.

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.

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.

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

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.

Four Futures for the Mobile Age

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Devices Pedagogy and Learning books David Rose Internet of Things review As a culture, we struggle to keep up with the constant technological changes that surround us. David Rose''s new book helps us think about where we''re going with all this.

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.

Future of Mobile Learning - an interview with Geoff Stead

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What''s the future of mobile learning? Here are a couple of extracts, or check out the full interview on elearningindustry.com   Q: We see a lot of promise in capabilities such as Mobile Augmented Reality, Near Field Communication (NFC), and QR Codes holding for ‘contextual mobile learning’. Mobile Learning can offer 2 very different things: 1) mobile, and flexible access to learning you were doing before: (like e-learning, looking up information, phone calls, etc.) 2) new ways to learn, very often connected with your context. This changes with mobile.

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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.

Mobile Learning Has A Promising Future In India

Upside Learning

It is a well-known fact that Mobile learning hasn’t yet picked up steam within India. The primary reason for this being the low rates of mobile internet penetration in our country. came across a report on the McKinsey Quarterly website titled – Can India lead the mobile-Internet revolution ? would love to know what you think about the future of mobile learning in India.

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

mLearning Revolution

There’s nothing in there that addresses real solutions for today’s trending topics, such as Cloud computing, Mobile Learning, Responsive Design, Adaptive publishing, Mobile Apps, etc. There’s a mobile revolution out there and is passing this once-great product by, in the way Kodak was left behind in the new digital age. Fast Forward One Year Later. Conclusion.

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

mLearning Revolution

Three years ago when I began focusing on mobile learning, I looked at the most popular rapid eLearning development tools and I was convinced there was very little chance they could re-invent themselves into decent mobile learning design tools. Mobile Learning eLearning featured image credit: table xi. My Question to You.

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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). In the days before computer technology and the Internet, access to information was scarce.

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

mLearning Revolution

recently had a number of epiphanies on mobile when I purchased a Windows 8 Samsung Ultrabook, touch-enabled laptop. 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

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. Coach: What types of challenges do newer technologies, such as mobile and podcast, present to the instructional designer? It is not a huge leap to think the next natural step would be to tie it to mobile devices. Wrong format.

Thoughts on the Current State of Mobile Devices

The Mobile Learner

Only a few short years ago, when mobile devices were still mainly cell phones and music players, the thought of a mobile revolution supplanting the computer revolution seemed distant. However, we have seen a major shift in the way we use communication technologies mainly because wireless access to the Internet has improved dramatically and major investments have been made, and continue to be made, in mobile hardware and software. What will the immediate future of mobility look like? Desktop vs. Mobile OS. This, again, is a battle of philosphies.

#AdaLovelaceDay in search of the extended learning body

Ignatia Webs

Within this day and age STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) is of course still very important (history tends to have waves of interest, so STEM is bound to become less important in future historical era’s). Or building mobile apps to be able to connect with digital, cloud-or-file-based content. Most of the people who are passionate about computing know Ada Lovelace.

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 phonesCheck it out by clicking here.

Future trends in #mobile technology what can we expect in the next 5, 10, 15 years #unesco_mlw

Ignatia Webs

He focuses on success stories from his projects with children around the world while using mobile devices. He speaks with such enthusiasm, that he sounds like a promotional movie for mobile learning created at Stanford. In the next 15 years, we will no longer have mobile phones, innovations evolve towards embedded technologies. Now we see electronic pads, mobile devices.

mLearning #research focus: new features of #html5 for future offline #mLearning

Ignatia Webs

In the following the three most important new features with respect to mobile learning scenarios will be presented shortly: Canvas: With the new CANVAS implementation HTML5 provides the possibility for an easy and flexible provision of 2D graphics. Geolocation : Given the capacity of current mobile devices, there are many applications that use the georeference api, HTML5 provides this api that allows to know the coordinates of the access device, so its possible integrate the information. And I gladly share some of the paper's content here.

FutureLearn: pedagogical & mLearning MOOC platform - the approach

Ignatia Webs

Strong pedagogy and ubiquitous design at its core Start from ubiquity, mobile design: we live in a mobile age, immigration, brain drain, brain movement, hopping between cities, moving to where the work is … an increasing amount of people are becoming citizens of the world. This mobility is enabled in part by telecommunications, more specifically mobile devices.

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Going Mobile: Transforming Metrix Group

Mobile Learning Edge

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. Developing Collective Intelligence with Mobile Technologies. Responsive Design for Multiple Mobile Device Form Factors. Mobile Application Management/Mobile Device Management. Learning Through Mobile Games. Blogging from Your Mobile Phone. The Future of Learning. Primer on Digital Learning.

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Join the open and free course on mobile learning: #MobiMOOC

Ignatia Webs

Mobile learning (mLearning) is all the rage at the moment, but how do you get started and how do you maximize the mLearning plans you have? Simple, follow this free online course facilitated by 7 mobile experts and turn your mLearning knowledge into a practical project. Grab your mobile and optimize its use The MobiMOOC course will run for 6 weeks (2 April – 14 May).

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Flash For Mobile Is Dead

Upside Learning

To further reinforce that thought, Adobe announced just yesterday that it has ceased development on the Flash mobile browser plug-in. 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. Future Technology Mobile Learning HTML5 HTML5 and Flash

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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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#ict4d challenges to deliver sustainable #mLearning in developing regions

Ignatia Webs

In a previous post I linked to a presentation by John Traxler , focusing on the discrepancy between current mLearning projects constructed by the mLearning research community that are often lacking rigorous evaluation and sustainable options, and the mobile corporate world pushing for scalable, sustainable mobile projects that are based on pragmatic, transparent facts. and so on.

Joining the debate on #OECD report on students, computers and learning

Ignatia Webs

We- as educators - know and understand the importance of context (long known evidence-based outcome for mobile learning, eLearning and now gradually entering the MOOC research as well), of language use, of how personal each of our learning journeys takes form. education eLearning europe future of education higher education online learning technologyThe PISA test. Can you blame them?

Why eLearning On Tablets?

Upside Learning

Mobile is the future of workplace learning. That is far beyond a mere statement, mobile learning is transforming our societies, professional curriculums – even the education system. 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. Mobile Learning eLearning On Tablets Tablets are […].

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

mLearning Revolution

When comparing the two big players in the rapid eLearning market, Articulate and Adobe, they approach mobile learning design very differently. They have a good app called Articulate Mobile Player, which initially was only available for the iPad and now is also available for Android Tablets. The Future of the Web is Responsive Design! Mobile Gestures. Responsive Projects.

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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. Recently, it has begun to publish the books via a mobile phone-based e-reader.

Learning wrap up, last post of Gregorian Calendar 2013

Ignatia Webs

Mobile learning will become seamless With mobile devices popping up everywhere, it is no longer the device which makes the difference, but the seamless learning experience that makes a difference. or should I say I thank StarTrek for predicting the future since 1966 ? eLearning future of education mobile mooc seamless learning but I cannot.

Emerging trends in education and mobile learning

Steve Vosloo

At the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2014 I sat on a panel titled Emerging Trends and New Technology – considered in the context of mobile learning. Overlapping of education trends and mobile-enabled opportunities. In all of these instances, mobile learning is well suited to supporting these changes. Mobiles provide a new, and sometimes only, access channel to the internet for many people. core feature of mobiles is that they support ‘anywhere, anytime’ learning. Mobile has a role to play in bridging the formal and informal learning spaces.

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. Mobilize Learning by Optimizing it for Touch.

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.

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. Mobile Learning Being associated with and […].

Mobile Devices in Research Labs

mLearnopedia Blog

We are beginning to see the future of mobile devices with information coming out of research labs. With location awareness, accelerometers and orientation sensors, plus increased storage and processing power, the devices we carry have powerful capabilities to improve our lives. An article in MIT's Technology Review showcases Palo Alto Research Center's (PARC) mobile software, Magitti, which suggests things to do based u. Much of this research can also be applied to learning at the point of need.

Is eLearning on Tablets really Mobile Learning? [Chime in]

mLearning Revolution

The easiest way to answer this question would be to say Yes, after all the iPad as well as any other tablet, are mobile devices and mLearning is mostly about mobile devices. Mobile and by extension mobile learning is about a new mindset, a new attitude, is almost about unlearning everything we know, and inventing new ways of doing things and having fun along the way.

The “m” in mLearning means More

mLearning Revolution

When you go to a conference on Mobile Learning or attend a webinar, you pretty much know the drill; the Presenter spends most of his or her time going through a long list of challenges we face as an eLearning industry considering the move to mobile learning (mLearning). eLearning Mobile Learning featured And when we do this, invariably innovation follows. Send to Kindle.

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

Mobile learning is a relatively new domain and is rapidly evolving as well, which makes its implementation a not so easy task. When implementing mobile learning in workplace, following 6 steps will help create an effective mlearning strategy. 1. In fact, some early mobile learning initiatives have been taken up more for novelty value than for identified real needs.