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5 Views of the Future of Mobile Learning

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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.

5 Reasons Hotel Concierge Services Should Start Using SMS

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Here is a list of five reasons why using text messaging as part of your hotel concierge service is a good idea. Instead of making people wait on the phone to listen to the entire length of the typical recorded phone message in order to find out one piece of information, use an automated text message service to send them answers immediately. Hotel and Accommodation Amenities Services.

Mobile Learning Has A Promising Future In India

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While India is a relatively poor country, more than 70 percent of its urban consumers already spend about $1 a month on content and services through offline, unorganized retail channels – a market estimated to be worth more than $4 billion annually. would love to know what you think about the future of mobile learning in India. Key Points. In fact, they consume an average of 4.5

SmokefreeMIL Helps Service Members Win The Battle Against Smoking

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SmokefreeMIL, a part of the Defense Department’s “ Quit Tobacco – Make Everyone Proud ” campaign, sends service members motivational text messages that can help them bust through cravings, navigate relapses, and stay on the path toward a healthy, smokefree future. This powerful tool, especially alongside other aids, can help service members quit and stay smoke-free.

The Future of mLearning?

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The Mobile Learning Edge Home About Contents Resources Apps & Content Assessment Associations Authoring Tools Bibliography Blogs Collaboration Conferences Consultants Content Creation Games & Sims Hardware Information Sources Learning Management Mentoring Presentation Skills Researchers Services Social Media Videoconferencing Buy the Book The Future of mLearning?

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

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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. But it is not just about the services. Education systems are under stress.

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

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The Worldwide Market for Mobile Learning Products and Services: 2010-2015 Forecast and Analysis. The Future of Learning is Mobile. Future Mobile Learning (29 August 2011) by Judy Brown. Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps. Do note some of these link up to dated articles. Mobile Learning.

Blended and Mobile get accredited.

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Future of Mobile Learning Industry Learning Technologies Learning Theories Mobile learning ResearchI was reading a commentary in Forbes and realized that someday we may actually grant credits for learning off the internet and reading books for leisure that apply to workplace requirements.  That may be a few years away yet with some recent grants there is hope on the horizon. As written by Michael Horn, in Forbes, June 20, 2012…here is an excerpt. ” *NGLC: Next Generation Learning Challenges. link].

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

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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. What does it mean for the digital products and services we are designing, when PCs, smartphones, TVs and other electronic devices are connected?

The Emergence Of Mobile Learning For Higher Education In Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia

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This is now considered as an essential learning style in the future. The Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) launched a national project, “AAFAQ”, to develop a comprehensive long-term plan for higher education, to address current and future challenges. Source: Ambient Insight’s 2010-2015 worldwide market forecast for Mobile Learning Products & Services). 23.8%.

Are MOOCs the technology to break the Education Cartel?

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Funny then that last year was the first time in a decade that the music industry  saw an uptick  in profits – after finally signing licenses for online services that are very similar to Napster. Connectivism Future mlearning overview uLearning course Edutechdebate elearning learning MOOC online Part 1. The obligatory history lesson: It happened to the record industry first. Part 2.

My First 72 hours with the Blackberry Playbook

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The Music and Books Services. One thing I really like about Apple and Google is that they both have a single user id and password for just about every service, so once I setup my device, it knows who I am and I can begin purchasing apps, music, movies etc. Having said that, I have read that BlackBerry intends to add e-mail support in a future update. update. The Online Help.

Are Apps the Future of Mobile Learning?

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The statistics come from Ambient Insight’s US Market for Mobile Learning Products and Services 2008-2013 (Executive Summary). We  spend a lot of our time creating content for very small, targeted populations of learners in comparison to the general population who download apps from app stores.  I don’t think we will abandon our current model in favor of app stores, but I see a role for app stores in our future. In the future, educational and training institutions like Harvard Business Publishing may create their own app stores for mobile learning.

3 Essential Themes for Mobile Learning Systems

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This takes on a post I wrote several weeks ago, that spoke about four themes that will (and not five) predominate learning in the future. While our current system offers some cool features, we must look further into the future. This is where the rubber meets the road, by dreaming up features we invent the mLearning systems future right here. technologies.

Mobile Learning in India

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In India, the mobile phone has revolutionized communication and India is now one of the fastest growing markets for mobile phone services, with growing usage and increasing penetration. According to TRAI, there are 286 million wireless subscribers in India, June 2008, of which 76 million were capable of accessing data services. Viewed simply; phones are capable of : 1.

Panlibus » Blog Archive » The past present and future of mobile learning

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Panlibus » Blog Archive » Remember OPAC Suckiness Discussing the drivers behind self-service in academic libraries LibLime Cause Upset in the Open Source Community Staffordshire University library talks with Talis Talking with Talis Podcast: Hazel Hall, Strategic Leader at LIS. Tags: history future Library 2.0 Web 3.0 Google Book Settlement will help stimulate eBook availability in.

The mobile future

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Last week I went to another seminar, or rather a presentation about the future of the mobile web in 2010. A few interesting products (hardware and software), some of which I have never heard of, were shown. According to Schärer and Wieser, some of the mega trends of 2010 are the more increased use of social networks on mobile phones, location-based services and augmented reality. Disclaimer: mLearningblog.com does not endorse any products or services on request. As far as hardware goes, not surprisingly, the iPad was called the hottest item on their list of many.

The Hindu News Update Service

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News Update Service Wednesday, January 28, 2009 : 1155 Hrs RSS Feeds Sections Top Stories National International Regional Business Sport Sci. Indeed it does, it would require investments to keep the quality of service within acceptable norms, it would require investments in rural India where the tele-density is low; and it would, on a positive side, require education or familiarisation of the technology for enhanced services. Value additions by newer applications only will provide high-end services. Entertainment Agri. Hons) and M.Tech. Look at MMS.

Does m-Learning’s Future hold this Kind of Marketplace?

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He posted about a new service called eduFire where educators can focus on teaching, and students can sign up for inexpensive courses on a wide variety of topics. I was reading Chris Dawson’s post on zdnet and it got me thinking. The topics at eduFire are only limited by the subjects that people are willing to teach about. Basically, if you want to teach a topic, you teach that topic and you decide how much to charge for that course. Even though you may be relaxing with friends, you may want to learn how to cook a turkey or the intracacies of hybrid car.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

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For a pre-beta application, it seemed generally polished and stable too meaning it will be great addition to many ID tool kits in the future for those targeting deliverables to high resolution iOS and Android screens -- not sure this will work on many if any BlackBerry devices though. This first post will focus on LS2011 and I’ll post again on CTIA tomorrow. Storyline from Articulate.

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2014: A year in review

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Product manager of X-kit Achieve Mobile , Pearson South Africa’s first schools mobile service, offering high school test and exam revision for learners with feature and smart phones. The content is fully curriculum-aligned, levelled for difficulty and based on a solid theoretical framework, while the service includes leaderboards, badges and social network integration. Head of mobile.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

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We wouldn't be shocked to find Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 7 OS appearing on upcoming Nokia handsets or tablet devices, or RIM getting acquired by Microsoft or another tech titan like IBM Global Services in a deal akin to HP acquiring Palm in 2010. a.k.a. How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions? Prediction #1 - mLearning Engagements Expand. On the Target – But Barely. Prediction #2. Robert

Futures of Learning

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Futures of Learning | Home | about us | Publications | Literature Reviews | Book Reviews | Field Reports | Announcements | Archive | Tuesday, June 30, 2009 Mobile Experiences in Art Museums Museums today seek a balance between the one-way transmission of curatorial expertise and the pluralistic modes of interpretation by visitors. The future of mobile interpretation. lives. 2000).

Mobile Messaging News Roundup

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If we can’t imagine the future we want, then neither can our creations. Zendesk want to help brands manage Facebook Messenger traffic  – Zendesk also announced a new Messenger product called  Zendesk Messager  that will fit in with its customer service focus. Every week, our Lead Mobile Strategist Ti Chesley will post a roundup of the biggest news in mobile messaging.

Take Note: ‘Explain Everything’ app is THE top education app right now

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thought that such a limitation was strange seeing as a large target market for such apps is schools that often have restrictions on Internet access or on students signing up to any old web service. Indigenous Education and Training Futures Division | [link]. This is brilliant for being able to make podcasts / instructional movies anywhere anytime. Watch out for some from me real soon.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

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It is time once again to ponder the research, extrapolate on recent experience, and attempt to read the tea leaves so we can predict the future of enterprise mobile learning in 2011. We wouldn't be shocked to find Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 7 OS appearing on new Nokia handsets or tablet device, or RIM getting acquired by Microsoft or another tech titan like IBM Global Services in a deal akin to HP acquiring Palm in 2010. 8. mLearning Engagements Expand. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, then 2011 will be the year of the deployment. Device Diversity is the “New Normal”.

How Text Messaging Will Change for the Better in 2016

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look back at developments during 2015 reveals the emergence of SMS-based features and services — built on existing businesses and preferences — that will continue to drive text messaging as a dominant force in the coming year and beyond. He claims that Chloe’s SMS service tops Siri in terms of being faster, more efficient and more “intelligent.”

The power and potential: a panel session discussing m-learning

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There was a lot of buzz about mobile learning at this year's Mobile World Congress. More than at any previous event. Click below to see it: (clicking will take you to their site: [link] ) Our conversation was streamed out, live, to all the huge screens around Barcelona, which was a bit surreal! interviews m4d language learning why mobile leadership MWC reports GSMA

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

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As 2012 draws to a close, its time to evaluate how in focus my lens on the future of enterprise mobile learning proved to be this past year and how many of my year ago predictions hit their targets. Stand by for my 2013 predictions in the next few days as we look into what the future hold for enterprise mobile learning. Here’s the analysis of how it all played out. On Target But.

Mobile learning - The Future of Education

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The Smartphone Generation and Healthcare Marketing

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Pew’s research also shows that: Other than their phones, 15% of Americans have limited options for accessing online services. 10% of Americans only have a smartphone data plan for high speed Internet access at home. 7% of Americans are “smartphone-dependent,” with limited other options for online access and no home broadband service. SMS Campaigns for Better Health.

Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

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The Revolution No One Noticed: Mobile Phones and Multimobile Services in Higher Education. Futures of Learning. Mobile Services Taxonomy. I’ve spent an inordinately long time writing a whitepaper on mobile learning trying to expound our thoughts about it and how it might be used in the workplace. I’ve been doing some research around it and I’ve documented some of the better links I’ve come across. Again, as with the links I posted about Games and Simulation, these aren’t categorized in any way nor does the order assume any significance. Apple Education. Marc Prensky Blog.

Only Dead Fish: The Mobile Future

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Also on the bill was Richard Titus (currently Controller, Future Media, Audio & Music and Mobile at the BBC, but soon to take the helm at Associated). The Mobile Future - RSA View more presentations from R Titus. Tags: future Richard's framing of the new environment was very good. There may be multiple variations on these themes but this, is essentially, it.

The UNESCO years: A brief review

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After four months over 70,000 users had signed up to the English Teacher service. The papers, comprising over 600 pages, examine more than 40 projects from around the world, considering issues related to policy, mobiles for teacher development and, more broadly, the future of mobile learning. report is coming out in February 2014 with the results of the survey.

Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

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We have been helping our clients with HTML5 development services & solutions. Q 21. – What do you think will be Flash's role in future of e/m – Learning? A: The proliferation of iOS and its rigid approach to not supporting Flash may force us to do so. We hope you enjoyed it and found it useful. Do let us know what you think. mLearning and Tablet Learning. Q 1.

The Future of M-Learning | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact The Future of M-Learning 30 08 2006 Mobile learning has existed as long as learning itself: a book is a mobile learning resource, and so is a cassette walkman. Even now, resisting change is like holding your breath: if you succeed, you die. I see a future of learning that is mobile, personal and connected; and in which the real world and real people provide the context and validation of new learning experiences and rapidly evolving opportunities. 2004).

No Escaping Mobile Learning – Webinar Recording & Audience Queries Answered

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Getting started with a simpler mobile learning project will help get your hands dirty and give you some valuable inputs which will be very useful for strategic planning in future. Thank you for making it a successful beginning for us and we do hope to continue sharing our insights on topics that matter the most to you. They are -. Growing mobile workforce. Changing behavior patterns.

MOCOM's Vision for 2020

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MOCOM 2020 is a non-profit open think tank for mobile media and communication worldwide, it was jointly created and is managed by simyo and by the innovation agency Ahead of Time. WordPress Admin

Mobile Messaging News Roundup

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This brilliant app will send you a positive text message every morning  – A wonderful article about ShineText, a service sending positive affirmations daily via text. Petition Before The FCC To Recognize Text Messaging As A Telecommunications Service Under Title II Of The Communications Act Heats Up  – A good summary of the “Text Neutrality” debate so far!

mLearning Tech A’plenty Released at CES 2011

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The real question is whether the application ecosystems that surround each of these new devices can overcome the market lead Apple’s current (and future) generation iPads already enjoy. In summary, this year’s show seems bigger and more impressive than many in recent years and I believe many of the products and services introduced this week will play a critical role in the adoption and proliferation of enterprise mobile learning here and abroad. This year’s event is as big as ever with 100K+ attendees roaming through 2,700 vendor booths across multiple sites. Better Devices.