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A Mobile Game World

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The second was the phenomenal incursion of mobile phones, it seems everyone carried one and many individuals were absorbed in its use through their commute. Things change somewhat with smart-phones contrasted with the feature phones and media players being used by commuters earlier. The games being played are nothing like the games played on PCs and consoles.

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Upside2Go – Changing The Game

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At Upside Learning, we believe that this is the right time to leverage mobile learning at the workplace. Upside2Go – our mobile learning solution, is the culmination of our innovation process. Upside2Go is a novel platform for mobile learning. “There is only one thing stronger than all the armies of the world: and that is an idea whose time has come.” – Victor Hugo.

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Going Mobile: Transforming Metrix Group

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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. Primer on Digital Learning. The Future of Learning.

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. The increasing ubiquity of the mobile phone begs for it to be used as a learning tool. Like all communication and computing devices, mobile phones can be used to learn.

Industry Forecast

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Below are excerpts from three of my favourites; the list includes discussion of increased informal learning, gaming and less resistance to mobile-based education. Embedded in the individual predictions is the continued tension between the economic value of mobile learning, along with negative perception of personal social media tools in play at work, and the value of immediate and quality support for an evolving workforce. We’ll see a flood of enterprise-level mobile apps developed. On the horizon: alternate reality games and other social gaming.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

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It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. As I stated in the previous post assessing my 2010 predictions, the size and complexity of mobile learning projects/programs will continue to expand across all geographical and line-of-business boundaries. a.k.a. Prediction #2. Bullseye!

StudyCell – Mobile Phone Flashcards | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact StudyCell – Mobile Phone Flashcards 28 06 2006 StudyCell, a company specialising in mobile-phone-based flashcards and formative assessment quizzes, today announced it has surpassed the 10,000 downloads mark. Their site, at [link] , allows students to download a number of free “flashcard&# games to their mobile phone, which will test them on subjects including several languages, mathematics, and even movie trivia.

Serious Games as Mobile Learning At School | FUTURE-MAKING SERIOUS GAMES

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This radical move is the result of recognising that mobile devices have a role to play in the modern curriculum, says Paul Haigh, Notre Dame’s assistant head teacher, with a responsibility for specialisms and innovation. “Pupils are using a whole range of devices that can be used on the Internet - mobile phones, gaming devices, MP3 players," he says.

free SIM cards?

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if, like us, you have a lot of mobile devices hanging around for trialling and testing, you will also be familiar with the pain of SIM swapping. You have 10 different phones you need to test your new phone game on. Each of the phones need a SIM in them to start up. But since you only lkeep the phones for testing you don't have a contract per phone.) picture the scene. well, the solution to

Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

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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. If you’re considering mobile learning in any shape or form, I’d suggest you give these a browse. Mobile Learning Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training.

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. After such an exciting and rewarding 2010, my predictions for the coming year seem broader and more varied given the fast changing dynamics of the marketplace and accelerated adoption of mobile learning by organizations of all sizes. 1. Mobile Apps Become Essential to Enterprise mLearning. mLearning Engagements Expand. examples the industry has waited for over the past many years.

E-learning on Mobile Phones | MoSo Technology Blog

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» E-learning on Mobile Phones by Cyprien E-learning on Mobile Phones The main advantage of E-learning is independence of both location and time. Using technological devices such as Mobile phones can solve these types of problems. For example, globally mobile phones are being widely used and the number of users is still increasing. Crazy!

GPS Mission: For once a free, fun and working GPS game

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Today I reviewed GPS Mission on the iPhone, which is a GPS-based user-powered mobile game. Bottom line: All in all the game is programmed and structured very well and would be a great addition for all interactive mobile learning. What is especially great about the software is that Germany-based developer Orbster GmbH took the time to support the iPhone 3G, Nokia Symbian and Windows Mobile phones and not only “one of the above&#. The mobiles obviously do need GPS or an external GPS device (via Bluetooth). Users can also collect trophies.

It’s All Coming Together, Enabling Mobile Learning

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would lose much less sleep over the extinction of the old mobile phone though. As I try to keep you up to date on the goings on in the mobile industry, first I have to say again that these events are enablers, not facilitators of mobile learning (i.e. Smart phone sales in the US will double this year from last years number.

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 2010 Horizon Report predicts that mobile technology will be mainstream by the end of this year. This Guardian Weekly article , for example, reports on the massive rise of mobile phone use in Africa. 2 The language learning picture. IATEFL online interview about mobile learning with me.

The big issue: mobile phones in class | CompareMobiles.com

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CompareMobiles.com Impartial Mobile Phone Reviews, News, Deals, Info & Consumer Comments. think it’s pointless not to allow children to have their phones in school. Phones are banned in our school for the pupils but some of the teachers are on their mobiles 24/7. I don’t see why they can when they are supposed to be busy with work and we can’t because we are supposed to be busy with our education. think everyone should have their phones out on the desk, then teachers can see if people are texting and wasting their education.

Experian Explores the Value of Mobile Subscribers

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Just how important are mobile subscribers to your business? Assessing Mobile Subscriber Value. The ebook looks at how two brands assess the value of their mobile subscribers. One brand found that people who subscribed to the company’s email marketing list and its mobile list (called dual subscribers) were 3.9 Why Mobile Subscribers Matter.

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A bright future for mobiles in schools? Yes.

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//Rather than just reporting on what others have been saying about this new frontier in mLearning - that being kids using their own mobile phones for learning - I’ve written my own paper dealing with policy responses from schools and Education departments. Policy before practice: Reactions, Revisions & Recommendations for the educational use of mobile phones. This paper aims to examine the reactions of current policy to the presence of mobile phones in education and then detail emerging examples of their use to enhance learning. Enjoy! ? jnald2@eq.edu.au

5 Little Known Features of Text Messaging Campaigns

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Everyone knows how to send a text message from a mobile phone. But what about setting up and sending a large-scale text messaging campaign to thousands or millions of mobile users? Sending a bulk text message to a group of people from a mobile platform like Mobile Commons can be more complex then it seems! You don’t need to be near a phone to send a text message.

mLearning-World.com: Educational Development for the Gameboy Generation

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Portable video game devices could hold the key to creating easy to use interactive training programs. Devices such as the Nintendo DS raise the bar even higher by providing collaborative gaming. The Nokia N-Gage brings an expandable platform of gaming and mobile communications to the forefront. From mLearnopedia: April - June Hot List: Mobile L. Training.

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

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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. Im hoping to use more than the browser function, instead look at how game development can be incorporated into training with the device. I wil check out the example. learing+2.0

Mobile Phones - So Much More Than a Phone | New Learning Playbook

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Home About Articles Marketplace Contact Subscribe Mobile Phones - So Much More Than a Phone » Posted by Jeanne Meister » Posted on 09.05.09 Over 4 billion individuals around the world today carry cell phones with them on daily basis; and many are also incredibly powerful computing devices. In a recent article , Abhijit Kadle of Upside Learning detailed the myriad opportunities for uses of mobile phones: 1. There are also innovative learning games based around SMS ideal for Millennial employees. 3. Screen Resolution 2. Browsers 3.

eModeration Station

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Home About Mobile Learning # 6: Six key m-learning resources Comments (8) By Nicky Hockly , June 9, 2010 1:54 pm How do you feel about housework? But in a recent fit of (late) spring cleaning, I decided to sort out my mobile learning bookmarks in delicious, in preparation for some research I’m doing on the topic. You can allow students to take home the mobile devices.

UNESCO report: A mobile reading revolution

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Mobile phones offer a new channel to literature and an opportunity to improve literacy that is revolutionary. Such is the conclusion of the recently released report by UNESCO titled Reading in the Mobile Era  ( infographic ). But today mobile phones and cellular networks are transforming a scarce resource into an abundant one.

How To Create Successful M-Learning Strategy: mLearnCon – Part I

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Judy had this quote on a slide which I think summarizes how important mobiles are for our future: “Mobile phones are misnamed.They should be called ‘gateways to all human knowledge.”. - Ray Kurzweil, Futurist (at Handheld Learning ’09). games device. Inputs to mobile could be through many interfaces including: keypad. networked device. GPS enabled. live TV.

The Mobile Learner

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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 Lift the Cell Phone Ban: Hosted on the Scholastic website, this article is a plea to lift the ban on cell phones in schools and to use these devices to help students learn. link] 2.  link] 3. 

Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow | MobileBehavior

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Mobile Behavior: an Omnicom Group Company Home People Blog Work Events Press About Us May 12, 2010 by Caleb Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow The classroom was traditionally a controlled environment; when wireless technology began to invade, skewing the rules of time and space, teachers panicked. Next year, we will have over 900 mobile learning devices in our school district!

Speak Up 2009: The biggest Obstacle to Using Technology in Ed.Not Being Able to Use Student's Own Mobile Devices!

Cell Phones in Learning

Very interesting research has just been published by the Tomorrow Group (Speak Up 2009) about mobile phones and education. 63% of parents say they would buy their child a cell phone if they knew it would be used for educational purposes ONLY 18% of parents dismiss mobile devices as not having a positive impact on learning. Potential Benefits of Using Cell Phones in Learning According to PARENTS! Here are a few highlights: PARENTS SAY YES!

6 Tips for Mobile Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

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It’s clear that mobile fundraising is here to stay. In fact, 25% of donors complete their donations on mobile phones. By incorporating mobile outreach into your next peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraising campaign. Engaging donors via mobile channels is worth the effort. Optimize your mobile giving channels. Follow-up with new donors using mobile channels.

Going Mobile: Debating and Using Cellphones in School - The Learning Network Blog - NYTimes.com

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Region Business Technology Science Health Sports Opinion Arts Style Travel Jobs Real Estate Autos April 19, 2010, 1:27 pm Going Mobile: Debating and Using Cellphones in School By SANDHYA NANKANI AND HOLLY EPSTEIN OJALVO George Osodi/Associated Press At an electronics market in Lagos, Nigeria, cellphones appear in great profusion, as they do throughout poorer lands. What are the drawbacks?

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. This week, United Nation’s mobile learning specialist Steve Vosloo argues phones could be the future of education on the continent. Numbers game. Education systems are under stress. The list goes on.

IT To Go: Free IT Podcasts | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact IT To Go: Free IT Podcasts 28 06 2006 Tech-savvy folks interested in bioinformatics, cyber security, gaming software, visualization technology and other such topics have a new resource for learning on-the-go: podcasts from UNC Charlotte’s College of Information Technology. The podcasts are available from the college’s Web site or through Apple iTunes Music Store; they will likely become available soon through Yahoo!®. Ubiquette.

Super Bowl Commercials Miss a Major Mobile Opportunity

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But last night, only a handful of the night’s many commercials engaged users on their mobile phones. That’s in spite of the fact that mobile calls-to-action are an extremely cost-effective way to engage an audience of millions of supporters. Mobile Commons paid particularly close attention to the commercials, and here’s what we learned: The only true mobile “call to action” came from the NFL itself, which asked fans to text in to join their fantasy football league. Companies spend millions of dollars on their ads for the Super Bowl.

The Pearson years: A brief review

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In 2014 I joined Pearson SA ‘s Innovation Lab as head of mobile, and believe I have made a valuable contribution to Pearson’s journey from educational publisher to digital learning company. Furthermore, 85% of the learners found X-kit Achieve Mobile useful, helpful, challenging and stimulating. John and I co-authored the introduction: The prospects for mobile learning.

Austrian University studies Augmented Reality on mobile devices

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Daniel holds a Master in computer science and has been working on mobile augmented reality projects. One example was a tour through a campus in which users of a mobile phone could look through their mobile’s camera and actually see the buildings or rooms with certain tags on them. Another application was a museum tour in which a virtual cartoon guide would explain them certain items whenever they looked through their mobile. Tags: Mobile Learning Add new tag AR augmented reality austria research software See image).

mLearning-World.com: How To Create Rapid and Cheap Mobile Learning- Text Messaging

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How To Create Rapid and Cheap Mobile Learning- Text Messaging. here are many challenges with setting up any sort of mobile learning program, not the least of which is the diversity of devices. typical audience may have several types of PDAs, from Palm, to Windows Mobile, to Symbian. Message Size: Some pure SMS services and phones have character limits of 300 characters or less.

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. Altough mobile learning per se was not mentioned, one or two of those products certainly will have an impact on the mobile learning scene of this year. 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. In Europe that is.

Speak Up 2009: The biggest Obstacle to Using Technology in Ed.Not Being Able to Use Student's Own Mobile Devices!

Cell Phones in Learning

Very interesting research has just been published by the Tomorrow Group (Speak Up 2009) about mobile phones and education. 63% of parents say they would buy their child a cell phone if they knew it would be used for educational purposes ONLY 18% of parents dismiss mobile devices as not having a positive impact on learning. Potential Benefits of Using Cell Phones in Learning According to PARENTS! Here are a few highlights: PARENTS SAY YES!

Where is Australia at on the mLearning to uLearning journey?

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Nearly two years ago, I closed down my Google top ten Mobile Learning blog after 3 years and over 10,000 hits. felt that the time of calling from the roof tops that mobile learning existed was over. People had started paying attention to the rise of mobile phones etc as the preferred computing platform of those who education should be centered around, ie. students.

mLearning-World.com: Nokia gets educational with M4Girls pilot project. | GoMo News

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Reportedly, the initiative will be piloted in two South African schools, and students lucky enough to take advantage will have access to educational games and other material created to meet the needs of the national curriculum according to Engadget Mobile. mlearning m-learning mobile-learning mobile+learning podcasting iphone apple web+2.0 learing+2.0 Training. iTunes 7.7