CES 2009

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Last week I was at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas seeking mobile learning related tools and announcements. The biggest mobile news in my opinion was that of the Palm Pre.

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Learning 2009 Audience Response

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Last week at Elliott Masie's Learning 2009 in Orlando, Elliott asked the group of about 1300 learning professions to respond to a question on their audience response pads.

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Wikimania 2009

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The Wikimania 2009 is, again, an amazing gathering of Wikipedians and Wikimedians: editors, activists, researchers. I am presenting MobilED with the title “Audio Wiki for Mobile Communities: Information Systems for the Rest of Us&#. My angle is to focus on how the audio wiki could be used to build up services providing “… classifieds and forums for jobs, housing, for sale, personals, services, local community, and events.” thank you C raigslist ).

m-learning in 2009: predictions

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The ever-charming Graham and his crew over at handheldlearning convinced a group of us to attempt a prediction about what would happen in the world of m-learning in 2009.

Handheld Learning 2009

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This week, I have been keeping an eye on the Handheld Learning 2009 conference. One of the most interesting aspects of any conference I’ve attended has been the out-of-session discussions, and the Handheld Learning 2009 conference has done this through support for a number of social networking tools such as Twitter , LinkedIn , and Facebook , as well as their own conference forum area , which already boasts some 4500 posts on 1500 topics.

2009 Horizon Report Focus on Mobile Learning

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Yesterday the New Media Center (NMC), along with EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), released their 2009 Horizon Report. This 36-page annual report identifies Mobiles now with a time-to adoption of one year or less, from the two to three years identified in 2008. The executive report states: “Already considered as another component of the network on many campuses, mobiles continue to evolve rapidly.

Mobile Commons Nominated for 2009 MMA Awards

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Mobile Commons was just nominated as a finalist for 2 awards at the Mobile Marketing Association’s Fifth Annual Global Mobile Marketing Awards! Of course, we are excited to be selected, but we are even more excited for our customers whose programs drove the nominations.

Why is this man smiling? Thanks to all the shoulders I stand on for this Smart Classrooms 2009 Teaching award!

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Its 2009 but ‘world’ in www still only means 23.5%

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Copyright © 2009, Miniwatts Marketing Group. I just recieved my email newsletter from Internet World stats today. It provides a fascinating summary of internet use and penetration across nine geographic regions (it strangely has the Carribbean as its own region) as well as the world as a whole.

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m-Learning at e-Learning Africa 2009: “Use what is Available!&# is a good summary of the mobile presentations at eLearning Africa, by Bengt Nykvist, Mid Sweden University. Thanks @nosmssteph for the link.).

A merry Christmas & peace on earth to all tweeples! Thanks so much for sharing on Twitter in 2009.

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September Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning September 1, 2009 to September 30, 2009 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. September 18, 2009 Mobile Phones - So Much More Than a Phone | New Learning Playbook , September 6, 2009.

October Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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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. uLearning Blog , October 2, 2009 Simpsons: Goes Mobile!

August Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning August 1, 2009 to August 31, 2009 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Daydreamer , August 22, 2009.

The Genie in the Bottle: Unleashing the hidden power of personal mobile devices for learning (November 2009)

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University of Canberra, November 2009. Leonard Low. ABSTRACT: Since July 2007 there have been more mobile phones in operation in Australia than there are people ; and when you add in the other mobile, digital devices that ordinary Australians own – such as media players, digital cameras, and portable computing devices – it is apparent that there are tremendous tools for personal and lifelong learning in the pockets of our students.

November Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning November 1, 2009 to November 30, 2009 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

May Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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The Mobile Learner , May 24, 2009 Task.fm: Text and voice reminders for students and teachers EASY! Here is the monthly top ten list for cc.mlearnopedia.com from May. Enjoy.

July Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Communily

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Futures of Learning , July 1, 2009 Go Mobile! Interview with Steve Vosloo , July 1, 2009. Here is the monthly top ten list for cc.mlearnopedia.com from July. Enjoy. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

M-Learning Goes Corporate and Succeeds

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As an advocate for corporate mobile learning, I’m always encouraged when I hear about a company that takes it seriously.

ODLA Spring Meeting 2009 | Technology4Teachers

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Mobile Learning Tools

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At presentations and workshops, I am often asked to recommend tools for authoring mobile learning. I do not recommend any tools, but do encourage them to check with their current authoring tool vendor to see what their plans are for mobile, as many vendors are moving in this direction.

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SLATE Group Blog: July 2009 SLATE Meeting Notes

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skip to main | skip to sidebar Saturday, August 8, 2009 July 2009 SLATE Meeting Notes The July 2009 Midwest Blackboard Users Group (SLATE) meeting was held at the University of Illinois Chicago on July 22, 2009.

June Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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Here is the monthly top ten list for cc.mlearnopedia.com from June. Enjoy. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

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April Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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Top Items: Network platform integration for the new education - Golden Swamp, April 13, 2009 Create Oral Quizzes & Speech to Text Transcripts with Google Voice - Cell Phones in Learning, April 6, 2009 Solar power for your small and big mobile devices!

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

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Very interesting research has just been published by the Tomorrow Group (Speak Up 2009) about mobile phones and education. Here are a few highlights: PARENTS SAY YES! 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!

mLearning-World.com: Nominate 2009 Top Young Trainers Today! (Training Magazine)

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Tuesday, November 11, 2008 Nominate 2009 Top Young Trainers Today! ► 04/04 - 04/11 (1) mLearning and Accessibility ► 2009 (15) ► 05/17 - 05/24 (1) 6 Teachers talk about the iPod Touch and learning ► 05/10 - 05/17 (2) Training Top 125: Alltel Links Training to Sales S. ▼ 11/09 - 11/16 (2) Nominate 2009 Top Young Trainers Today!

Facebook Classroom Management & Projects with Student Cell Phones

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If you are a high school teacher you know that most of your students have a Facebook account. You know that they are more likely to be on Facebook than email! You know that you would rather not know what exactly they are posting on their personal Facebook accounts.

M-Learning: Google vs Apple as Web Apps square off against Native Apps

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Google and Apple appear to have different outlooks on mobile application development, and those differences will certainly have an impact on how we consume mobile content.

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Children and Mobile Phones

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Thanks to BECTA in the UK for pointing out a report entitled Children’s Use of Mobile Phones — An International Comparison February 2009. Details are taken from interviews and data from Japan, Korea, China, India and Mexico. There is a lot we all can learn from such global initiatives.

Search Find Learn: My Top Ten Mobile Learning Tools 2009

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Mobile Learning Jam Reflections

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Last week in San Jose I was pleased to participate at DevLearn in the Mobile Learning Jam. Thanks to Jay Cross for taking this picture and posting it on Flickr. For two days plus there were 15 sessions -- in addition to 9 regular conference sessions -- all about mobile learning.

Children and Mobile Learning

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This is a pretty in-depth report from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center on m-learning with children. Pockets of Potential Report. Most of my attention has gone to corporate and adult mobile learning over the years, but looking through this report I can see a lot of similarities with k-12 mobile learning. And of course, the children of today are the adult learners of tomorrow.

Mobile Innovation – Using the Device as a Microscope

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Innovative thinkers are always finding new ways to leverage the power of the mobile device. We’ve seen the screen used for a flashlight, the device used as a compass and lots of other novelty oriented uses (just take a look at the iPhone’s app store).

Homework Quizes Via Phonevite

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I'm really enjoying the ease of a resource called Phonevite. Phonevite allows you to record a message, send it to 25 people at one time on a scheduled time! You can also request an "RSVP" or "Message-Back".

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Mobile University Access

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For those in higher education looking for examples of a campus that is providing mobile access, you might want to check out a very nice solution at Australia's Curtin University of Technology CurtinMobile.

Busy Week for Mobile Learning

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2 (2009) with some very interesting papers. The abstracts from the 3rd WLE Mobile Learning Symposium: Mobile Learning Cultures across Education, Work and Leisure in London, UK, on 27 March 2009 have been posted. Where do I start?

March Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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Here is the monthly top ten list for cc.mlearnopedia.com from March. Enjoy. Top Items: Cell Phone Conferencing A Free Tool for Teaching!

Mobile Learning Reading

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Recently there was a lot of buzz about Mobile Learning: Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training edited by Mohamed Ally (March 2009). It is great to see some new books on mobile learning.

Dial M for Mobile

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The PDF article is available online here from BizEd January/February 2009 issue. Thanks to Kristen Beattie for pointing me to Dial M for Mobile , a very nice article about the potential for mobile phone use in schools, while also explaining some of the concerns.

Mobile Web Best Practices

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You may be familiar with the W3C Mobile Web Best Practices 1.0 for delivering Web content to mobile devices (July 2008). It is an excellent reference resource. Thanks to MAMK 's recent posting, I found a great condensed reference of the same in a flipcard format (PDF).

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Facebook Classroom Management & Projects with Student Cell Phones

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If you are a high school teacher you know that most of your students have a Facebook account. You know that they are more likely to be on Facebook than email! You know that you would rather not know what exactly they are posting on their personal Facebook accounts.

A Visit to Abilene Christian University

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I was unable to attend their sold-out conference at the end of February due to another commitment, but all their materials are (or very soon will be) on their ConnectEd Summit 2009 site.

Nokia Life Tools

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It looks like Nokia is getting ready to roll out their Life Tools, which include mobile learning. They are working with EnableM in India to provide language lessons, quizzes on English words and phrases, and the general knowledge information.

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