Three Ways to Use Mobile Devices in Workplace Learning

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To make it even simpler and easy to access the links can be sent over sms. Mobile learning is certainly a hot discussion topic with elearning and training solutions providers in Australia – like anywhere else in the world.

eModeration Station » Mobile learning #1: The big picture

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The 2010 Horizon Report predicts that mobile technology will be mainstream by the end of this year. But in general, there is a misconception that mobile learning means SMS. Or rather, use of SMS is one small brush stroke in the overall mobile learning picture.

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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? Or are you going to focus your learners on discrete content such as quizzes, polls, SMS, simple games, and apps?

SCVNGR: Cell Phone Scavenger Hunt Builder!

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It is very easy to create your own SMS scavenger hunts. Thank you to Jeffrey Branzburg for pointing me towards a resource called SCVNGR. In SCVNGR you can participate in or create your own mobile scavenger hunts.

My iPhone Apps for Learning Solution 2010 -

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Are you going to Learning Solutions 2010 in Orlando this month? I mostly use SMS as my primary notification system for other applications. SMS is simply a fantastic technology you should be utilizing fully. Well, that’s page one of my iPhone for Learning Solutions 2010.

Interesting Mobile Statistics By Tomi Ahonen: mLearnCon

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SMS is much faster than email : An SMS message is read within 4 minutes while an email could take up-to 48 hours making SMS 720 times faster – perfect for speedy delivery of emergency information.

QR Codes: Augmenting Augmented Reality | Instructional Design Fusions

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For example, using the Kaywa QR code generator or Mobile-Barcodes , you simply enter a url, text, phone number, or SMS text message that you’d like to associate with your QR code.

February Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning February 1, 2010 to February 28, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

eModeration Station » Mobile learning #2: The issues

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Or are you going to focus your learners on discrete content such as quizzes, polls, SMS, simple games, and apps? Don’t make the mistake of thinking mobile=apps, or mobile=SMS. April 2010. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This! Share this on Facebook.

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

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Offering hundreds of three-minute audio lessons and SMS quizzes for less than 4p, Janala – meaning "window" – provides low-cost education through handsets – in a country where English is not as widely spoken as elsewhere in Asia. Posted by Mercedes Bunz Wednesday 17 February 2010 07.00

Sending text messages during sex … really?

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Have a look at this infographic from CellPhones.org pulling together a range of stats about SMS usage in the US. Tags: usage stats digital native trends SMS

mLearning Content Types - Level 2: SMS Campaigns

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Standard Level 2 Content Types & Methods The most common use case for interactive messaging functionality in mlearning is the delivery of mobile surveys and tests via SMS.

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2010 Knight-Batten Award Winner: Sourcing Through Texting

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Congratulations to The Takeaway, WNYC, Public Radio International, Public Insight Journalism and WDET Detroit on their 2010 Knight-Batten Award for the Sourcing through Texting project. Tags: Use Cases award knight mobile mobile commons pri sms takeaway wnyc From the official site: A team from The Takeaway radio show joined journalists from WDET Detroit in a successful experiment that prompted residents to text tips about particular stories from Mexicantown in Southwest Detroit.

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Cisco Blog » Blog Archive » Educause 2010 Proves Learning is (Going) Mobile

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That is how I closed each of my 8 presentations at the Cisco booth at Educause 2010 this week. Lindsay Kniffin | 11 Oct 2010 2,830 11 Cisco ?mi: mi: Bringing Family and Friends Together at The Touch Of a Button Marthin De Beer | 06 Oct 2010 5,100 10 Cisco ?mi

Find Out Where to Vote via Text Message

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And because it’s available over SMS, it works on almost every phone. Fact 1: In 2008, an estimated 1.9 million citizens did not vote simply because they didn’t know where to go. Fact 2: 93% of Americans have a mobile phone. Fact 3: A text message reminder on Election Day increases likelihood of voting by 4-5%. Mobile Commons is pleased to announce our new Mobile Polling Place Locator , released in partnership the Voting Information Project.

mLearnCon 2010: Dr. Mimi Ito – What the User Wants in mLearning « Jenise Cook

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of Informatics, Univeristy of California, Irvine Keynote: Dr. Mimi Ito, 16 June 2010 Dr. Ito began with photos of what Japanese teenagers carry in their purses or backpacks. The teen’s SMS messages seem silly, but it’s all about sharing presence not information.

SCVNGR: Cell Phone Scavenger Hunt Builder!

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It is very easy to create your own SMS scavenger hunts. Thank you to Jeffrey Branzburg for pointing me towards a resource called SCVNGR. In SCVNGR you can participate in or create your own mobile scavenger hunts.

Mobile Learning;Lessons learnt from the eLearning Africa 2010 - telecentre.org

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Text messages Bulk text messages (sms) were used to notify students about new discussion topics on the online forum, changes in course matters, reminders about assignment due dates and motivational messages. This is in response to the requests I used to get from my friends about the availab… yesterday RSS © 2010 Created by telecentre.org.

Tweet Call! For Students Without Internet at Home

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While some students can use text messages, it is cumbersome to participate in Twitter with a basic phone and SMS text (not too mention costly if you don't have unlimited texting). If you have a class twitter account or your students have accounts to use for learning, you know that some students do not have access to the account at home.

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Tweet Call! For Students Without Internet at Home

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While some students can use text messages, it is cumbersome to participate in Twitter with a basic phone and SMS text (not too mention costly if you don't have unlimited texting). If you have a class twitter account or your students have accounts to use for learning, you know that some students do not have access to the account at home.

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mLearning Content Types - Level 1 Content

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The simplest form of mlearning content delivery is via one-way/inbound electronic message and there are two popular options available: short message service (also known as “SMS” or “text messages”) and electronic mail (“email”).

mLearning Testing Tools & Methods

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Don’t forget your testing environment may also need to be expanded to include appropriate devices for testing 1-way and 2-way SMS messaging across multiple carriers as well as voice/IVR-delivered services on entry level phones.

mLearning Content Types - Level 3: Voice

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Separate connection points to the global SMS/messaging network as well as integration into an organization's private VOIP voice networks have also been provisioned to allow fast and easy access to all mobile workers across an enterprise.

Creating Successful m-Learning Strategy – Part 3

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You could create simple HTML based courses (nuggets) or even simpler good old SMS based assessments. This is the 3 rd and final post of the series on creating successful m-learning strategy based on the workshop I attended at mLearnCon. You can read Part 1 and Part 2 here.

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Unsolicited or overly frequent instant or SMS messaging, GPS tracking, or content/communications monitoring are amongst other issues that may need to be addressed in the wake of this incident.

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Unsolicited or overly frequent instant or SMS messaging, GPS tracking, or content/communications monitoring are amongst other issues that may need to be addressed in the wake of this incident.

Comment: Will 2010 Be the Real Year of Mobile?

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A recent article from ClickZ asks, “ Will 2010 Be the Real Year of Mobile? &#. More importantly, the messaging side of mobile (SMS) has the scale, reach and standardization to allow marketers to effectively ply their marvelous trade. SMS provides both results and ROI. Tags: All Posts marketing mobile roi sms Yes, we all agree that the Year of Mobile is… ahem… somewhat overdue.

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mLearning - the School in Your Pocket - Corporate Blog - Dialogic Exchange Network

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My "Top Ten List" for Mobile Learning News in 2009

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In a related matter, the release of some many different Android-based phones this quarter will change the device landscape starting in 1H 2010; the early indicator is the fact that Motorola has now sold 1M Droid devices in less than 6 weeks into the USA market where iPhones and BBs and WinMos already abound. And a key trend for 2010 seems to be enterprise-aware social networking tools.

Profs on Speed Dial

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premium wordpress themes Blog Media Radio Speaking About Sidneyeve Microcontent marketing ideas Profs on Speed Dial On October 11, 2010, in edtech , mobile , by sem A recent pilot project at a community college in Georgia found a link between student retention and faculty accessibility.

My New iPad for Mobile Learning and Beyond! « Jenise Cook

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It does last all day, and if I use it only for SMS after a disaster, I bet it will last almost two days. Jolynn Atkins says: May 24, 2010 at 2:03 pm Congrats, Jenise, on the newest addition to your Mac family. Dave Mozealous says: May 24, 2010 at 2:49 pm Awesome Jenise.

How SMS Chat Saves Time, Money and Peace of Mind

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SMS chat, specifically, allows more and more individuals to making informed and proactive decisions about their health with instantaneous, private, and direct communication. SMS chat allows you to speak instantaneously with a healthcare professional through texting in the same way you would with a friend or family member. Because it’s easy, confidential, and effective, SMS chat is quickly becoming the preferred communication tool for doctors and patients alike.

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Reading the signs | Work, Learn, Play

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Learning Stories (Podcasts) Rob on EKP NetDimensions Reading the signs March 13th, 2010 by Jay Shaw Leave a reply » The track of a typical eye movement across a screen or page of text I am in the middle of a series of signage articles on Slate. Tags: mobilelearning Japan SMS

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Linearity of Expectation (LoE): What can mobiles teach us about scaling-up ICT4D?

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RSS Feed For your reader or widget Email Subscription Mobile Site (SMS) Hope Phones Recent Posts Saturday, June 12, 2010 What can mobiles teach us about scaling-up ICT4D?

The Science and Business of Learning: Mobile Learning 101

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Saturday, June 19, 2010 Mobile Learning 101 Our preferences have changed over time. skip to main | skip to sidebar The Science and Business of Learning Here the Science and Business of Learning meet to discuss ideas and thoughts as they relate to learning in organizations, and by individuals.

Enhanced Learning In Professional Contexts: Summary Three: Mobile Learning.Myth or Reality?

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skip to main | skip to sidebar Saturday, April 10, 2010 Summary Three: Mobile Learning.Myth or Reality? ’ (2010), promotes the importance of social contexts, focusing on the need for learner/learner and learner/expert relations. 2010, April).

Learning 3.0 will be mobile « JohnsBlog

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will be mobile by johnmill on July 13, 2010 As more and more humans come equipped with a networked mini-computer in their pocket, it’s obv that the next wave in distance learning will be mobile.

Living in the 4th Screen - Exploring the use of mobile technology in education and life

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Loading mentions Retweet Filed under // Android Apple Google iPhone K-12 Mobile Computing Comments [0] February 10, 2010 Siri - Your mobile personal assistant Siri is a recently released iPhone app that wants to be your mobile personal assistant (Android and Blackberry apps are coming).

Mobile Learning: Educause ELI Focus Session Recap

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Last week I attended the Spring 2010 ELI Focus Session on Mobile Learning. The ability to access the internet is a useful tool in a mobile device, but any phone that can send a text can post or receive messages on Facebook, Twitter, or other websites that allow SMS.