Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

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The Revolution No One Noticed: Mobile Phones and Multimobile Services in Higher Education. Mobile Services Taxonomy. The ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2009. 2009 Horizon Report. 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.

Wikimania 2009

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The Wikimania 2009 is, again, an amazing gathering of Wikipedians and Wikimedians: editors, activists, researchers. 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.” I am presenting MobilED with the title “Audio Wiki for Mobile Communities: Information Systems for the Rest of Us&#.

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Update: Polling by Cell Phone - Can We Completely By-Pass Clickers?

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I spoke a representitive of Turning Technologies at the most recent ECOO conference and while I can’t remember the exact costs of their service, I do remember it to be very reasonable. In addition, I also recall their service being totally web based so that students without a compatible mobile device can still participate in a poll by inputing their responses from a computer.

matthewbuckland.com » The future of social networking – a concept investigation

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The future of social networking – a concept investigation Posted by matt on October 01, 2009 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my blog and get updates either via email or via RSS. Comments Leave a response Chris M Thu, 01 Oct 2009 12:36:48 CDT Brilliant Matt! Antao Almada Thu, 01 Oct 2009 12:44:10 CDT As usual, any new technology brings privacy concerns. justBcoz Thu, 01 Oct 2009 12:47:34 CDT This is both thrilling and terrifying!

The Mobile Learner

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January 14, 2009 — Rob De Lorenzo 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?&#

BBC's education service Janala has delivered 1m lessons in three months | Media | guardian.co.uk

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The service is very simple: by dialling "3000", mobile users access classes ranging from "Essential English" to the more advanced "How to tell a story". Account Director, Integrated, Financial Services corporate-communications-recruitment.

Micro learning: German Wikipedia offers book service

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Wikipedia Germany is now offering a great micro learning service. With the click on “Add page to book&# (German: “Seite hinzufügen&# ) anyone can create a collection of Wikipedia entries which they then can convert to a book. Of course, this is necessary pure micro learning, since some Wikipedia entries can be quite long. Still I think the idea is just fantastic and empowers learners to really focus on their interests.

Mobile Services Taxonomy

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Here are several of the featured slides that were included in the deck uploaded in last night's blog post. These all have to do with making a case that (1) mobility is a way of life (2) the mobile internet.

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.

mLearning-World.com: More Info on Alltels Podcasting Service

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► 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!

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.

Panlibus » Blog Archive » Mobile learning: What exactly is it?

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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.

Show support for mobile learning innovators! Vote in @HHL awards

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I have been privileged to have been shortlisted for a 2009 Handheld learning award in the ‘Primary Schools’ category. SMS charges vary according to operator but this is a non-premium rate service so your contract may include free SMS.

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**Announcement** New Mobile Learning Content Community Resource Available

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Ambient Insight recently reported that the US market for Mobile Learning products and services is growing at a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.7%.

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

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iPhone applications often link out to external services and resources and Google’s Android applications are native on the Android open source operating system (Google also has an Android market place, much like the Apple App Store).

SMS Study Service Success in NZ | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact SMS Study Service Success in NZ 15 06 2006 Auckland University has successfully implemented a first-in-the-world, SMS-based “learning on demand&# service for its students.

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.

TIME between TIMES: the joy of educating during a time of rapid technological change.

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The rise of social networking services, participative web, and growth in mobile technologies and broadband access, provides a compelling argument for change. Jonathan Nalder, August 2009.

Addressing Some More Critiques of Mobile Learning

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In my case, I often use my mobile device to communicate the ideas that I am learning to others in my online PLN through services such as Twitter but the true underlying cause of such distraction is lack of engagement.

Is Twitter Being Used As A Training Tool? | New Learning Playbook

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Twitter , a social networking platform used for microblogging, is a free service that lets you send the briefest of messages (with a maximum of 140 characters) to everyone in your network.

Help for busy Educators: Posterous

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So again fellow educators in need of less to do: Posterous lets you auto-update multiple services using just email. The wonderful, ever faster pace of technological change does have its downsides, especially for already busy educators.

The Cloud and the power cut

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Word processing, Calendars, Spreadsheets are well served by Google apps, photo editing by Flkr, you don’t even have to have a printer in your house as you can use an online printing service that delivers direct to your door.

Cell Phones in Education Part 2: Assistive Technology

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This allows schools to provide a wireless signal (many schools already have this for use with laptops) thus allowing students to access reference material, communicate on services such as Twitter or to publish to a global audience on a blog or wiki right from a cell phone.

Augmented Reality and On-Demand Learning

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services to document learning both within and outside of the classroom. For those new to the concept of Augmented Reality, take a look at my July 25th, 2009 post on Augmented Reality. While I have experimented with a number of apps that incorporate Augmented Reality, one that I find really interesting right now is a service called Wikitude. Mobile learning has always been about using the tools of learning wherever one finds themselves.

Digital mindmapping tools: my choices for connected visual organisers/presenting

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In this category, recommended for ‘power users’, or just any user that can count on regular internet connections and doesn’t mind registering for the (free) service - my choice was ‘Mindomo’.

Current Events: Anytime, Anywhere Via Cell (No Mobile Internet Required)

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Udefn SMS Text Message Udefn is a text messaging service where you can sign up for different bots. There are some great FREE resources online that couple with cell phones to allow people to keep up with current events and happenings.

Location is the next big thing, how will m-learning take advantage?

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I keep reading and hearing more and more about how location and location based services will be the the next big wave in mobility. We could also use location services to alert a coach to a learner’s location, so the coach could actively engage the learner as they enter a relevant physical space.

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.

Mobile Landscape Really About to Change

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Palm, I want to see them succeed, but they need to do a bunch of things to help their chances, like get their devices on major networks, build a bigger developer base for application and services development and continue to come out with new and different devices. There’s been a big stir of comments, reviews, predictions etc. surroungding the release of the newest Android device in the US.

What If?

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Back in April, 2009, The Ontario Public School Board Association released their technology policy document titled: “ What If? Lip service is notwithstanding. Technology in the 21st Century “ In short, this document outlines what OPSBA believes to be the future direction in academic technology integration in Ontario public schools.

The Role of Libraries in an mLearning World

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Libraries have always provided education services such as reading programs. What I am suggesting, however, is that more investment is needed in digital spaces and more services provided online through webpages and through mobile devices. Libraries must reach out into digital spaces and provide materials digitally in order to maintain their relevance and to provide people with the services they need when and where they need them.

Horizon 2009 Report « Electric Archaeology: Digital Media for Learning and Research

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Location ( [link] ) is one such service. Filed under: archaeology , arg , bibliography , data management , digital history , environments , games , history , humanities , immersive learning , literacy , mash up , media literacy , review , tools One Response Minty says: February 6, 2009 at 12:55 pm nice blog Leave a Reply × Cancel reply Name (required) Mail (required) Website Notify me of follow-up comments via email.

Your Assigment: Create Mobile Content Today!!

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So here’s your assignment, take some of your learning content and create a blog using any popular blogging service. Ok, so you’ve just been told by your boss that you need to create content for your learners ASAP. Your boss says that you need to do this now and by the way… it also needs to be mobile so learners who are traveling can get it without hooking up in an airport or hotel room. Well, one tool you may reach for is a blog.

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). As a developer, you constantly look for the “next big thing&#. Most of us will probably admit that there can be more than one of those “big things&#. Nevertheless, it’s tempting to look for one technology and try to become good at it so you keep your skill set up to date with the latest technologies.

The iPod Touch for mobile learning: a presentation

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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. 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!

Task.fm: Text and voice reminders for students and teachers EASY! EASY! EASY!

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There are many different cell phone reminder services available online. is a reminder service that uses uses semantic technology to translate human speak into an email, text and/or voice reminder. Many of which I have written about. A few examples include Sendible , Abbyme , Remember the Milk , Google Cal , ReQall , and Alerts. Recently I have been using Task.fm. Task.fm

New Apps on Blackberry Make Online Learning Easy

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Google plans to release software to make its email and calendar services work for the Blackberry. I've always been a proponent of Blackberries in the mLearning world because I feel it is the choice device of 'road warriors' who would need an mLearning tool. Now, online schools are targeting the Blackberry for courses. What if someone told you that you can earn a degree from your Blackberry? What if they said that you can study anywhere and anytime to fit it in with your schedule?

Using Cell Phones & Google Voice in Foreign Language

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New Internet SMS and messaging services are proving especially useful to language teachers, turning the focus away from the particulars of language and writing and toward whole language oral output and pronunciation, even at the beginner level. My co-instructor Jeff Stanzler sent me this Educause article about a Spanish teacher who started using Google Voice with his students for oral language activities.

Using Cell Phones & Google Voice in Foriegn Language

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New Internet SMS and messaging services are proving especially useful to language teachers, turning the focus away from the particulars of language and writing and toward whole language oral output and pronunciation, even at the beginner level. My co-instructor Jeff Stanzler sent me this Educause article about a Spanish teacher who started using Google Voice with his students for oral language activities.

Training Top 125: Alltel Links Training to Sales Success

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With wireless voice sales margins dwindling industry-wide, Alltel launched a big push in late 2007 to increase the company's data services revenue. "At At the time, the wireless industry as a whole was no longer making much money on voice, so our sales efforts became heavily focused on data products and services, which were deemed the next big purchasing area for consumers," says Mindy Lane, Alltel's VP of training. Kudos to my team. Awarded the training top 125 again.