Using an iPod Touch with 8 Year Old Students
The Mobile Learner
OCTOBER 3, 2009
Here is a video of how one teacher (who was fortunate enough to obtain a full class set if iPod Touch devices) is using new technologies with 8 year old children to help them learn. Tags: edushifts iPod in Education ipod ipod touch This video raises a number of questions for me: What lesson can we learn from this? What is the role of experimentation of new methodologies in the classroom? Who is the ultimate driving force behind initiating such a change?
6 Teachers talk about the iPod Touch and learning
MAY 19, 2009
This new paper describes how Australian teachers are using the iPhone and iPod Touch to A. Educators Talk About iPhone Use High Qual Publish at Scribd or explore others: Internet & Technolog Research learning iphone mlearning m-learning mobile-learning mobile+learning podcasting iphone apple web+2.0 eLearning Education for the iPod Generation. Tags: iPod Touch mLearning mobile learning iphone assist them as Educators, and B. to enhance learning. Thanks to the included Teachers for their keen responses. learing+2.0
Learn 4 Life » What happens when you give a class of 8 year old children an iPod touch each?
SEPTEMBER 18, 2009
Learn 4 Life Blog About Advertising FAQ Consultancy/ clients Contact Second Life Consultancy What happens when you give a class of 8 year old children an iPod touch each? We have worked on a number of innovation projects in the past and he never fails to surprise me… As well as the school going through a massive rebuilding programme, they have also introduced a set of iPod touches into one year 4 class, for each child , to see what happens. Tags: iPods education My latest outing was to a Junior School with a difference this week.
6 Queensland Educators talk about the iPod Touch
MAY 19, 2009
This new paper describes how Australian teachers are using the iPhone and iPod Touch to A. Publish at Scribd or explore others: Internet & Technolog Research learning iphone. Tags: mobile/miniaturisation uLearning iPhone iPod Touch mlearning mobile learning assist them as Educators, and B. to enhance learning. As such, it presents a vital survey of apps and ideas to be shared with other teachers also beginning to use this platform. Thanks to the included Teachers for their keen responses. Educators Talk About iPhone Use High Qual. Authored by jnxyz.
The iPod Touch for mobile learning: a presentation
JUNE 3, 2009
I was recently fortunate enough to be able to present at the Innovative Technology in Schools Conference in Brisbane on the topic of mobile learning. Imagine my excitement at having a set of 30 iPod Touch’s available for the participants to learn on! Tags: mobile/miniaturisation uLearning iPhone iPod Touch ITSC09 mlearning mobile This was a chance to show what the combination of current developments like ubiquitous mobile devices, wireless connectivity and cloud computing (via services like Evernote) will mean for learning in the near-future.
The Maricopa Experience: What's on Your iPod Touch? Mobile Apps for Learning
MAY 28, 2009
The Maricopa Experience This is my blog about teaching with technology in the Maricopa Community College District. provide tips and insights about many of the technologies Ive tried and use currently in my teaching. Thursday, May 28, 2009 Whats on Your iPod Touch? have an iPod Video and Nano for that. The Touch is for mobile learning. Thats it. Well see.
Mobile Learning: constructing a themed approach | Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch
NOVEMBER 29, 2009
Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch A day in the life of a 21st Century Classroom Home About Forum From the kids iPod Touch Apps Josh’s Tips Lessons Mobile Learning: constructing a themed approach Posted by: louiseduncan | November 29, 2009 | 2 Comments | It was always my intention while in New York City last month to draw on it’s inspiration to construct a learning project utilising the iPod touch and Studywiz Mobile, as an example of drawing together a range of resources and sharing them on a mobile device. ’ 4.
Adam S. Brooks: Mobile Learning :: Abilene Christian University (ACU) is the first university in nation to provide an iPhone or iPod Touch mobile device to all incoming freshmen
APRIL 29, 2008
Brooks: Mobile Learning :: Abilene Christian University (ACU) is the first university in nation to provide an iPhone or iPod Touch mobile device to all incoming freshmen An Apple iPhone or iPod touch will become a central part of Abilene Christian University's innovative learning experience this fall when all freshmen are provided one of these converged media devices, said Phil Schubert, ACU executive vice president. eLearning Education for the iPod GenerationAdam S. read more] mlearning m-learning mobile-learning mobile+learning podcasting iphone apple web+2.0
Pockets of Potential | Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch
AUGUST 9, 2009
Research has shown that, if used properly, mobile technologies have the power to promote and foster collaboration and communication, which are deemed essential for 21st-century success. Educators and learners often face a love-hate relationship with technology. Tags: K-12 ipod Here is a selection of quotes taken from the report. Theme: Ocean Mist by Ed Merritt.
Keeping in touch | Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch
JANUARY 10, 2010
Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch A day in the life of a 21st Century Classroom Home About Forum From the kids iPod Touch Apps Josh’s Tips Lessons Keeping in touch Posted by: louiseduncan | January 10, 2010 | No Comment | As a new year begins, there are already many plans and ideas afoot for mLearning at Shepparton High School and beyond. They have a school-wide implementation of the iPod touch and those interested in Applications and management of these devices should read and contribute to the lively and interesting discussion.
Get some perspective… (a primer piece re: lofty ideals vs on the ground realities in regards to educational technology deployments)
AUGUST 18, 2010
I just found out that I’m one of about 20,000 people in Australia working in the area of information and communication technology in education ( [link] ). It bravely but sensibly leaves handing out the actual technology until step 20. THERE IS SOMETHING WHICH COMES BEFORE TECHNOLOGY. That’s a lot of us. My first reaction was, why aren’t we having a bigger impact? See, easy!
You are Never Alone » From the Coal Face: iPod Touch in the Classroom
OCTOBER 24, 2009
Twitter From the Coal Face: iPod Touch in the Classroom Today’s post features a number of Australian schools using iPods and iPod Touches in the classroom. Tania Hunt, ICT Coordinator at Baden Powell College, Derrimut Heath (Victoria), describes how her school has been using iPod Touches with literacy and numeracy groups and for problem solving.
Mobile phones as cultural resources for learning | Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch
NOVEMBER 18, 2009
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How to do mLearning Research | Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch
NOVEMBER 3, 2009
Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch A day in the life of a 21st Century Classroom Home About Forum From the kids iPod Touch Apps Josh’s Tips Lessons How to do mLearning Research Posted by: louiseduncan | October 27, 2009 | 1 Comment | This morning I had the pleasure of being part of a select, but very international, group discussing the parameters of research into mobile learning.
This Week in mLearning Podcast – Episode 7 – Project Tin Can
MAY 27, 2012
How can this bring into play informal learning experiences? 9- ADL has recognized the need for a SCORM that matches today’s technological challenges. 1- Highlights of the week. a- Google has closed its deal to acquire Motorola Mobility. b- Stats about Android activations per day. What this project can do for an organizational mLearning strategy? 5- Will mLearning experiences be trackable? 6- Project´s capabilities: simplicity and flexibility. 7- Building up a great community for implementation and support. 8- A new approach: learning experiences are not initiated in a LMS.
Flash on my iPhone? It’s showdown time!
NOVEMBER 3, 2009
For several years Adobe has been promoting Flash as a great technology for mobile devices (and it is). The latest move in the ongoing showdown is this slightly aggressive message iPhone and iPod Touch. Tags: iPhone ipod touch Flash applications android Windows Mobile
How to choose a #mobile device for #mLearning purposes
JULY 12, 2012
It also depends on what you want to do with it and how easy you can get used to technology. The iPhone is above all an incredibly easy phone to use (very intuitive in its user interface), so for those not that comfortable with technology, the iPhone is the way to go (although it is expensive). Touch screens are becoming more common though. Or is it of interest to you?
In the News…March 2010 | Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch
MARCH 7, 2010
Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch A day in the life of a 21st Century Classroom Home About Forum From the kids iPod Touch Apps Josh’s Tips Lessons In the News…March 2010 Posted by: louiseduncan | March 7, 2010 | No Comment | App Development: A new product on the radar for developing iPod touch / iPhone / iPad Apps using ENGLISH. Applications: App-titude will be delivering educational Apps for the iPod touch that interface with an online assessment system. Let’s hope for a more cheery me next time.
Essential Ingredients for the Implementation of Mobile Learning | Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch
OCTOBER 12, 2009
Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch A day in the life of a 21st Century Classroom Home About Forum From the kids iPod Touch Apps Josh’s Tips Lessons Essential Ingredients for the Implementation of Mobile Learning Posted by: louiseduncan | October 11, 2009 | 3 Comments | Here is a copy of my presentation from the best practice in action session at HHL09 in London last week for those who are interested. You supported your points well on a really innovative use of technology. I’m a new fan, Louise! Please leave me a comment if you were there!
Mobile Learning: A Brief Reading List
The Mobile Learner
JANUARY 19, 2009
iTouch Learning: A page on Jane Hart’s Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies website that lists of reasons why the iPhone/iPod Touch are ideal for mlearning. 100 Ways to Use Your iPod to Learn and Study Better: The title says it all. A post found on the iPod Hacker Blog. Why an iPod Touch in Education? Chris Webb’s blog post with links to resources that can be used on an iPod Touch to help students learn. link]. 2. link]. 3. link]. 4. link]. 5. link]. 6. link]. 7. link]. 8. link]. 9. link]. link].
What to take into account when chosing a mobile device for learning?
JUNE 27, 2010
It also depends on what you want to do with it and how easy you can get used to technology. The iPhone is above all an incredibly easy phone to use (very intuitive in its user interface), so for those not that comfortable with technology, the iPhone is the way to go (although it is expensive). Tags: mobile technology ubiquitous learning mobile learning linked to your location).
Where is Australia at on the mLearning to uLearning journey?
DECEMBER 15, 2010
It seemed logical after a time that of course as computing became more miniaturized and mobile, it would eventually become ubiquitous, or an unnoticed part of everything – invisible as all other technology that has proceeded it has after enough time has passed. link]. 1:1 Future mobile/miniaturisation uLearning Australia iPad iPod Touch mlearning OLPC XOstudents. link] /.
Mobile, ubiquitous access to 1.5 million books
FEBRUARY 6, 2009
Any educators still doubting the power of mobile devices and web technologies really needs to see the following article. million books that Google has scanned now available for searching and reading, but a new iPhone / iPod Touch / small-screen-optimized interface means it can now be done simply and easily from anywhere in the civilized (read cell-connected) world.
Apple announcement is excellent news for cross-platform app developers!
SEPTEMBER 9, 2010
Apple is not against cross-platform apps per se, but until recently they were very against Adobe & Flash, and their previous stance was to a large extent an attempt to block several different technologies that allowed Flash apps to be automatically disassembled, and automatically re-assembled into an App. The smallprint of the Apple restrictions, also restricted this sort of App.
NokMote - Wii style interface with your Nokia !!
NOVEMBER 9, 2007
Here at moblearn we love people who challenge the way we use our technology, and challenge our assumptions about interfaces. The iPhone / iPod Touch did that for me with its web browsing. Tactile zooming. Automatic rotation. But did you know some of the same magic is available for Nokia N95? Like the iPhone, it has an accelerometer inside, but until now it wasn't used for much. Until, that
iPad 2: whats in it for education?
MARCH 2, 2011
Screen Mirrorin g – Almost from day one of the release of the original iPod touch, the number one question that educators have asked is “can I display the screen on a projector or tv? , and the answer has been “no , then “no, but yes if you use a document camera , then “yes some apps can, but its still limited.
Content from the Social #Mobile #Networking for #Informal learning roundtable #somobnet
DECEMBER 28, 2011
Worked with donated laptops, iPod touch. But some questions, What (and whose) device are most appropriate in different learning contexts (smartphone, iPod touch, tablet)? The technological artifacts do not only lead to new and emerging educational practices in informal learning contexts, they also affect the overall educational system. They get banned! Roundtable.
Update: Polling by Cell Phone - Can We Completely By-Pass Clickers?
The Mobile Learner
JANUARY 14, 2009
As the break-neck speed at which development of digital technology continues to take place, and considering that my November 27, 2007 blog post titled “Polling by Cell Phone - Can We Completely By-Pass Clickers? is currently my most viewed post, I decided to share an update concerning the use of a cell phone, and now even an iPod Touch, as a clicker. Tags: tools clicker iPod in Education Mobilelearner cell phone clickers Cell Phones in Education polling
Interactive technology keeps classes 'relevant'
MAY 1, 2009
Morton said the technology frees her from standing behind a desk at the front of the classroom, allowing her to interact more with her students. The electronic tablet is one example of how classroom technology has grown by leaps and bounds from even just a few years ago — and many teachers and technology directors believe the changes have improved the teaching field. The technology helps keep students interested and alert in a course that is heavy on content and traditionally includes a lot of lecturing, she said. million bond election.
Publishing for Kindle Amazon early lessons learned
MAY 1, 2013
consider myself fairly knowledgeable and experienced in trying out new technologies or new digital options but … having my own words out there for everyone to see, read and critique is a tough realization. Provide access guidelines for readers with different technologies. Understandably for in technology, making a specific choice means you exclude other choices from access.
mLearning-World.com: Gartner Names Hot Technologies With Greatest Potential Impact
SEPTEMBER 30, 2006
skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Saturday, September 30, 2006 Gartner Names Hot Technologies With Greatest Potential Impact Researcher Gartner Inc. In its 2006 Emerging Technologies Hype Cycle report, Gartner assessed the maturity, impact and adoption speed of three dozen technologies and trends. Training.
Computers aren’t so special anymore, but the kids may be better off: An introduction to mobile ‘appliance computing’ in Queensland schools
MAY 10, 2012
While some teachers in Queensland participated in a small PDA (personal digital assistant) trial in 2005, and others purchased small numbers of Nintendo DS handhelds, it has really been the release of the iPod touch (and then iPad), as well as the introduction of the XO mini-laptop program from One Laptop per Child Australia (OLPC), that has boosted the numbers of devices in schools.
Should #iPad be used as a major #mobile device in high schools? David Parson makes them compulsory for a pilot
AUGUST 8, 2011
A lot of us talk about the iPads and how to use them. David Parsons from the Massey University of Auckland , New Zealand has lined up the advantages and possible pitfalls for using iPad in higher education. Why is this a defining college initiative? Because the Massey uni suggests that ALL students buy an iPad2 would be made compulsory. Why not through open source?
Mobile Learning: A 4th Reading List
The Mobile Learner
JUNE 27, 2010
Bonus Poscast: Jesse at TEDx : Jesse Brown from TVO’s Search Engine talks about digital comics in the classroom. 9) 12 Interesting Ways to Use an iPod Touch in the Classroom : A google docs page providing various tips on utilizing an iPod Touch for Learning. Tags: Cell Phones in Education digital culture edushifts iPod in Education mlearning mobilelearning Here are 10 of the more recent articles and blog posts that I have read concerning mobile learning. Links to the other 3 reading lists: Mobile Learning: A Brief Reading List.
September Hot List: Mobile Learning Content
mLearnopedia on Blogspot
OCTOBER 2, 2009
Learn 4 Life » What happens when you give a class of 8 year old children an iPod touch each? September 9, 2009 A map of my possible future (in 5 years time) as an educator… , September 9, 2009 learning elearning: PSP2 - play station portable in education , September 14, 2009 Learn 4 Life » What happens when you give a class of 8 year old children an iPod touch each?
October Hot List: Mobile Learning Content
mLearnopedia on Blogspot
NOVEMBER 3, 2009
Best of Mobile Learning October 1, 2009 to October 31, 2009 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Augmented Reality and On-Demand Learning- The Mobile Learner , October 17, 2009 Mobile Learning Tools #2 - mLearnopedia on Blogspot , October 2, 2009 CCK09: does Connectivism want to change the world?
The Mobile Learner
JANUARY 21, 2009
SADBLOG - The Buzz TeachingHacks The Clever Sheep The Power of Educational Technology Blog Stats 7,523 hits Mobile Learning: A Brief Reading List January 19, 2009 — Rob De Lorenzo To further your exploration into the world of mobile learning, here is a list of 10 blog post, articles and other musing on the topic of mobile learning that I have read recently: 1. link] 2. link] 3.
iPods in Education Part 12: Customized Learning Using Apps
The Mobile Learner
JUNE 29, 2009
There has been a gap of several months since I last shared ideas in the form of a blog post on the topic of using iPods in Education. While the introduction of the iPhone and the iPod Touch has changed the rules in how handheld devices can be used in education, this series has laid dormant as I’ve been in the process of catching up with the technology. have always been a firm believer that one cannot comment on the techology until one actually uses the technology. This is where the iPod Touch comes in. That is, until now.
Death of the PDA
MARCH 14, 2008
What’s sad for Palm is that they are potentially killing off the TX, a large-screened, wi-fi mini-tablet, just as the iPod Touch is showing that there is life for non-smartphone devices that focus on being MID’s (mobile internet devices) rather than just PDA’s. eLearning Education for the iPod Generation. mobile mLearning mLearn Palm technology adult education smartphone learning iPod PDAstarts clearing out stock in this way. Speculation is that they have already stopped production of their TX, z22 and E2. Oh well. The PDA is dead. learing+2.0
Mobile iEducator | the world of mobile learning
OCTOBER 12, 2009
Check them out at these utube links: SentenceSpin, [link] CountBy, [link] TimesBy, [link] 0 A Fantastic Discussion Posted by Kathy on Sep 29, 2009 in education , elementary education , handheld learning , iPhones for education , iTouch , technology in education I assume that since you are reading this blog you are interested in using mobile devices in the classroom. Check it out. weeks).