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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.

Choosing between Social Media automation and Reflective Use

Ignatia Webs

Thanks to the Ol''daily my attention got grabbed by an article from Elsua (Luis Suarez - an KM/IBM social media pioneer). In his reflective blogpost on the industrialization of social media in the enterprise. His words rang a bell, as I am also caught between automating my (not corporate, but as I see it my personal brand) social media stream, because I feel I am not putting out as much as I want to. But after reading his blogpost, I realized the output is not why I started using social media, it is indeed the conversation, the network, the exchange of ideas.

The power of #informal learning: A #social network perspective

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Bart Rientien s gave a webinar at the Knowledge Media Institute this morning, describing three cases in which he (and his colleagues) looked at informal and social network learning. Integrated Social network analysis There are those who read only, but do not interact. Visualising the invisible: a network approach to reveal the informal social side of student learning. Bos, G.,

#PLENK2010 the future of education, my vision of the future

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This is how I envision the learning future. The future of humanity telepathy final View more presentations from ignatia. Tags: plenk2010 blogphilosophy social network augmented reality cyborg anthropology nanotechnology social interaction networking This is my narrative powerpoint which embeds content from people I learn from.

#DigiWriMo Curation and Consciousness #Future: parallel between connecting neurons and humans

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Meta-level: social curation (a topic covered to great extent by Julian Stodd ) where networks of people in their connected world select information from the group and for the group. A bit like conferences and journals (from formal options), and knowledge clouds created inside of organisations or fields of experts. And always stepping from micro, meta to macro-levels.

Read Between the Lines: Why Text Messaging is More Valuable than Social Media

Mobile Commons

Facebook and Twitter are two of the most popular social media platforms available – and yet, the efforts of companies to promote their product on either platform may just be wasting their time and money, according to a new report by market research firm Forrester Research. At the same time that social media advertising is on the decline, text message marketing efforts are on the rise.

Mobile Learning: The Future of Workplace Learning (CLO Summit India – Slidedeck)

Upside Learning

Held in Mumbai, the event saw some eminent industry experts talk on different topics related to L&D in the workplace. I too had an opportunity to share my thoughts, as part of panel of power session on the future trends and tools in L&D under the track ‘Mobile Social and E-Learning’. firmly believe that mLearning is the future of learning, be it at the workplace or otherwise.

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: How do you think social media and newer technologies will converge in the learning space in the next 5-10 years? So I look to the convergence of social media, 3D worlds and business applications to be the future of learning.

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

Ignatia Webs

and my idea is to go for a vision of the future (+ linking it to some mobile projects I am involved in). Wikis, blogs, podcasting, and other online social networking systems for learning and teaching. 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. And I will keynote as wel l. Web 2.0:

#pkm course: sharing current network questions

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How can my future career wishes be translated into knowledge network actions? courses eLearning knowledge knowledge management social interaction social learning social media Although the master class of Harold Jarche only started 2 days ago, it already got me thinking about my networks, what works, what does not work, and where I want them to be situated.

unesco: opportunities, threats & challenges of #mLearning #mlw2013

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implications of mLearning teacher roles: need to evolve to encompass wide-ranging support for informal learning (teachers must get more experience with mobile learning) strong guidance on aspects of personal safety and security issues (trust, safe learning environment, what does it mean for female immigrants to dive into social media networks.) so an overall lively use of mobile devices.

#SCORM the future of #elearning? Get involved!

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With the start of a new age, the ADL consortium kicks of the quest for a new, contemporary SCORM and pedagogy for the future of learning. This is a great initiative and you, me, all of us are invited to draw our educational future. A bit about both initiatives The Tin Can project: rethinking SCORM SCORM has been around for 10 years! The future learning experience This is my cup of tea: pedagogy meets technology, #yam! The Future Learning Experience project returns ADL to its roots in Applied Research & Development. Ten years?! Want to read more?

Analyzing institutes online #presence for increased competitiveness

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PLE education social media knowledge age eLearning knowledge management future of educationDuring the last few weeks I was asked to see where my current institute was in terms of innovation, digital identity, online visibility. and more of those knowledge age connected characteristics. Where is your institute at? exiting and fun stuff!

Mobile Commons Enjoys Its Role at the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference

Mobile Commons

This past June, Mobile Commons was a proud sponsor of the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference that took place in Washington, D.C. How Mobile Commons represented the mobile sector at the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference. One of text messaging’s biggest strengths is its ability to integrate with other channels – be it social media or a nonprofit’s web page.

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#emoocs2014 solutions to including vulnerable learners in #MOOC

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future of education identity mooc OER online learning social change This is the brief overview of the talk that I give at eMOOCs2014 on the subject of challenges for conceptualising EU MOOC for vulnerable learner groups. The full paper can be viewed here (it has the full argumentation and possible solutions. Just followed a session on MOOC and collaborations with developing regions.

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#AdaLovelaceDay in search of the extended learning body

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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). Using social media, multiple (mobile) devices, connecting with people, learning in both formal and informal ways, moving towards an unknown professional future….?

The Future of mLearning?

Mobile Learning Edge

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?

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

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Mobile phones will be cheaper in the future, but we must also learn children to be constructive, self-exploratory and critical in and out of classrooms. Social DNA : what we belief, what we perceive. Keynote Paul Kim, Stanford University. Good talk, but a bit technology utopian. He focuses on success stories from his projects with children around the world while using mobile devices.

Social, mobile and hackathons…converging or diverging ideation?

Mobile Learning Edge

Tips for Social Networking. How the world’s foremost management experts are reinventing management using social software. What do finalists for the Harvard Business Review/McKinsey M-prize for Management Innovation and the Management Innovation eXchange have to do with enterprise social networking ? ”) The MIX community recently piloted a “Hackathon” – an experiment in open collaboration and global ideation that they hope will help shape the future of the MIX and lead to genuine progress when it comes to crafting the “source code” for Management 2.0.

FutureLearn: pedagogical & mLearning MOOC platform - the approach

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mobile futureLearn education ubiquitous learning mobile learning mooc informal learning future of educationFor all of you out there wanting to push your government into setting up a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform gathering knowledge from all your national universities, take a look at the approach of UK’s open university on planning a MOOC platform, it looks very promising.

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Can the #MOOC format respond to the educational challenges #altc2013?

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The learning and teaching processes of today are impacted by the use of social media, new mobile technologies and pedagogical formats. Digital and Social exclusion(s) : one area of social exclusion in the technological era relates to the digital divide. education technology economic crisis critical research mooc future of education For a full time schedule, look here.

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

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Although the course is open to all, it is useful if you have some experience with social media. This format uses a lot of social media to enable all the participants and the facilitators to stay connected, build a network, exchange experiences. mobile learning mooc mobimooc open education future of educationInterested? However, we are all in this together! Interested?

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keynote #emoocs2015 @davecormier on rhizomatic learning

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One mid-week email, not clear direction given, and social intervention. What Dave does do: is give social interventions. conferences eLearning future of education mooc online learning open content open education pedagogyHe is a teacher by nature. He recounts the moment where he thought (as a teacher): what am I doing, what am I missing, what is out there and what is not.

Write, create, curate and collaborate: preparing for #digiWriMo

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My addition to #DigiWriMo: I will be able to test out a strand of writing that has been sitting in my mind for months: imagine future daily life, and connect it with current digital, learning options. Breadcrumbs from here to the future. collaborative learning collaborative working multimedia online learning open education social media tools writingGreat initiative to combine digital writing and creativity all through the month of November 2015. learn by writing. The #DigiWriMo will push people to engage in digital writing and creativity during the month of November.

Selecting meaningful #socialmedia tools for a #MOOC or #PLN

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MOOC), or gearing up for a Personal Learning Network (PLN) is the selection of meaning social media tools. In order to get an overview of the big families in social media, I started to make a list for my own comprehension and future selection. If you see that I have missed a group or set of social media tools, feel free to let me know. Social Media Tool Why use it + implementation Example with possible extra Idea and content sharing Microblogging Twitter allows the learner group to share short messages with one another, linking it to more content. Video (e.g.

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Free book on the Future of Reputation on the Web and the importance of Understanding Privacy

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Well, anyway, I have ordered the above mentioned book, for I have read Daniel Solove before and I want to know more, and get a better understanding of the overall effects this shift in privacy has on this so called 'open and social age'. Surf to The Future of Reputation by Daniel Solove published by Yale University Press in October 2007 and get into the dark side of the Web.

Emerging trends in education and mobile learning

Steve Vosloo

Social media bigger than ever, and growing. The NMC Horizon Report says that “Social media is changing the way people interact, present ideas and information, and communicate.” Social media has grown beyond anyone’s expectation. The segment that showed the most dramatic growth in 2013 was Messaging (Social and Photo sharing included), with over 200% growth. Pearson Labs explain that “over the past two years, there has been an ongoing debate about whether or not social media should be used in school. Use social media in the classroom.

Blogphilosophy: #socialmedia #participation is reproducing powers that be

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Social media allows everyone with an internet connection (and who is not behind censored internet walls) to like or dislike any topic or content open to voting. When social media got on to societies stage I was thrilled. As social media followers are growing in numbers, the ruling norm is becoming more visual in the content shared within these now established media. Adams.

How #mobiles helped save Los Angeles Adult #education with Sean Abajian

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This is a remarkable story of just a few activist, gathering a community to change the future of education and save the creation of knowledge for hundred thousands of families. education activism mobimooc social interactionAdult education has been thriving in the Los Angeles area from 1870's and last December 2011 it was said to be cut completely by the local government.

Learning wrap up, last post of Gregorian Calendar 2013

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Social media 2013 With selfies being shared and produced at an ever increasing rate, social media is now fully absorbed in marketing. Although social media started as an interactive learning resource with potential, its popularity has shifted it right back into the overall societal system. or should I say I thank StarTrek for predicting the future since 1966 ?

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. MXit  is Africa’s largest homegrown mobile social network. The list goes on.

#mlearn2010 Raising the bar of challenge with collaboration social flow in mobile learning by David Parsons

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Does mobile learning really mean social learning? Social flow Walker's 'social flow' (2010) indicate that is doing it together gets you to do more. collaborative physical activity was rated as being more enjoyable when collaborating (overcome more barriers, so more social flow). level of social bond: would close friends meet the challenges better?

#IRRODL : Why the #chaos of #MOOC s and #mlearning will be a benefit to #education in the long run

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complexity paper change emergence chaos mobimooc open education future of education connectivism mLearning education research moocin the end. The paper focuses on MOOCs and mLearning and links it to connectivism in order to suggest that these new formats of education have their chaotic side, but. There are many other great articles in it. education2.0

#OEB15 keynote Cory Doctorow we are living in a surveillance state

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In our own living memory, people that are seen as right, which first were people that could go to jail, social inclused… the way we as a society changed to a more open social attitude, we made things transparent. We need better tools, and social Living in an age of surveillance: total control of the means of information: why is the computer not doing what you want it to do.

Complacency, failure, improvement cycle and #pearltrees #pkm14

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starting point and relations or concepts that are obvious to me, is not obvious for others practice, practice, practice to become really good, and aim for the moon while I am at it there was even someone in the audience figuring out if I could be one of their future presenters. eLearning knowledge knowledge management lifelong learning open content presentation social learning tools

True History of #MOOC with mixed panel by Steve Hargadon

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Steve Hargadon is famous for his Future of Education series in which he focuses on a number of educational changes and evolutions. He has given hundreds of workshops and presentations, nationally and internationally, on topics such as openness in education, networked learning, social media in education, digital citizenship, and critical media literacy. His graduate and undergraduate courses help current and future educators understand how to use and take advantage of the educational potential offered by the tools of connectivity. have been associated with SUNY since 1989.

#OEB15 liveblog keynote David Price on people powered innovation

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YouTube => MOOC => Youtube … learner agency is what is happening in social learning. collaborative learning education eLearning future of education online education technologyPeople powered innovation: important because it is a natural consequence, as we can now exchange knowledge and information. Major shift in the way knowledge and skills is seen. Hacker ethic : eg. Wikipedia.

Does #mobile learning really make a difference in this world?

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This being said, I feel that every learning is based on inspirational, creative people with vision and trust in the future of their learners. If the spoken feedback of the health care workers are than added to a data-base after ‘speech to text’ software, this database can be used for future cases. social change mobile mLearning technology gender mobile learning health

NMC horizon #report 2014 on #education in #HighEd

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The logic behind learning analytics is simple: learning analytics has the potential to develop or generate early warning systems based on metrics that make predictions using linguistic, social, and behavioral data coming from learners. eLearning future of education learning learning analytics mobile mobile learning online learning report The pdf version is available at [link].

Social Media Smarts for New and Veteran Teachers

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Many new teachers are shocked (and some even a bit horrified!) to hear that the parents of their students will be looking them up on the Internet, in particular in social media sites such as Facebook (or "mombook" as some teenagers are now calling it!). They are equally disturbed to hear that many school districts also use social media searching as part of their interview process.