Mobile Devices and the Flipped Classroom Model

The Mobile Learner

Throughout this blog, we have always looked at the application of mobile devices in learning. I have always discussed the flexibility of digital devices as it related to both the consumption and production of content by both teachers and students.

Mobile Devices and the Flipped Classroom Model

The Mobile Learner

Throughout this blog, we have always looked at the application of mobile devices in learning. I, for one, have always had the belief that mobile devices can be used to help student achieve in their learning because of the flexibility and access to content and collaboration tools that mobile devices allow. I have always discussed the flexibility of digital devices as it related to both the consumption and production of content by both teachers and students.

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Using Mobile Devices as Research Tools

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Because traditional e-learning has mostly been about presentations and activities designed by expert instructors, distributed to learners via desktop and laptop screens, we tend to forget the power of the

8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning

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This year we have seen technology companies introduce a myriad of mobile devices of all sizes, prices and operating systems. million activations a day, that’s roughly 39 million activations a month. Become an Active, Observant Mobile user.

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New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions

dissemination of the past, these devices are often being introduced in the workplace. do we take advantage of these devices to deploy learning content and how do we. devices? it locally on the device or is there some easier way? Different Devices? devices.

Podcasting Activities | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Podcasting Activities 12 09 2006 When is a podcast not just a podcast? That’s not a riddle… podcasts can be used as a medium for a number of research and learning activities. The Moving at the Speed of Creativity blog just published this great list of some podcasting activity ideas and suggestions. M-learning device for $60.

10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]

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In the early days of mobile, many companies tried to cater to their mobile users by creating two versions of their web site, one for desktop users and a lighter, less powerful mobile version for users coming to their site using a mobile device.

What does the new #iOS5 mean for Educators? The device better fits to me. #slide2learn #edApp #iear #iPadEd #ADEANZ

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There were a huge amount of new mobile operating system features announced today for the iOS iPad and iPhone platform, including the fact that there are over 200 million iOS devices out there, making it the leading mobile platform (44%). Its not quite the full integration of some mobile devices like HP WebOS, but for educators like myself for whom twitter is a personal learning network lifesaver, these small improvements could really add up.

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

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. 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!

MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism

Cell Phones in Learning

The graduate seminar (Call4Action) focuses on how mobile phones and other devices are being used around the world for activism. Call for Action (CfA) is an intensive studio seminar on contemporary technologies and activism. I just read an interesting post on MobileActive.

MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism

Cell Phones in Learning

The graduate seminar (Call4Action) focuses on how mobile phones and other devices are being used around the world for activism. Call for Action (CfA) is an intensive studio seminar on contemporary technologies and activism. I just read an interesting post on MobileActive.

Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis

Upside Learning

For over two years now, we have not only just been hearing about mobile learning but also actively understanding and working on it. Practical, affordable and exciting devices available to enable learning on mobile. Concerns still revolve around basic device security and data security.

Gathering of Educators using ubiquitous devices

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As one of 130 educators from around the world (and two from my institution Education Queensland), we logged on to hear real life stories of Universities and Schools that are integrating connected, mobile, wireless devices into their learning activities.

The Future Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

While the web buzzes with talk of ‘big data’, it only indicates the huge amount of data that is now being generated by human and machine activity and resident in the cloud. Our interface to this world of data will likely be contained within our mobile devices.

5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

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As per data published by Good Technology in their Good Technology Device Activations Report | Q1 2012 , the iPad 2 averaged 17.7 percent of their enterprise activations in the first quarter of 2012 in the US. percent of Good Technology’s enterprise activations.

Four R’s Model and Mobile Learning Activities | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Four R’s Model and Mobile Learning Activities 11 08 2006 Repost of posting to EdNa forums , with other commentary here. M-learning device for $60.

6 Drivers Of mLearning In The Workplace

Upside Learning

Understanding how mobile devices are different from conventional computers used for elearning and the different avenues they open up is a great starting point to build a business case for mlearning in your organization. Enhanced computing of devices: more powerful mobile devices like tablets.

Twitter as a Mobile Learning Platform

The Mobile Learner

create complex learning activities (i.e. The link to mobile learning stems from the very nature of Twitter – that tweets can be viewed on any mobile device using the web app or a native app.

Tin Can: My First impressions from mLearnCon 2012

Upside Learning

Summary: Tin Can is designed to provide a common data storage for learning experiences across a number of devices/platforms/media/information systems. LRS is the single, safe data store where a learner’s complete learning stream (all instances of activities logged) would be stored digitally.

The Mobile Learning Ecosystem I – 10 Important Questions

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Mobile technology penetration is racing ahead in the corporate workplace, with the BYOD (bring your own device) movement affecting companies in varied ways. Agents in the ecosystem compete for resources actively; they look for and consume/assimilate objects of value.

Is eLearning on Tablets Really mLearning – My Stance

The Mobile Learner

As RJ states: Here we are fully immersed in the most amazing computing shift in history, armed with mobile devices that set Learning free and all we can do is convert traditional desktop eLearning for consumption on the iPad, but with nothing to show for in the way of being uniquely mobile? I don’t believe that using a mobile device to replicate learning that can be done on a desktop computer and calling it mobile learning necessarily sets the bar too low.

Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

Upside Learning

Captivate Version 6 offers the option to publish output in HTML, thus providing good support for Tablet devices. This tool has a very good feature (HTML5 tracker) for highlighting activities that are not supported on tablets.

The Question Of Why (Not) eLearning On iPads Or Tablets?

Upside Learning

Mobile Learning is being loosely attributed to any learning activity that is not location bound, which is very surprising! I believe ‘real’ mobile learning is much more than just learning on a mobile device.

Mobile Learning Revolution – Round-Up Of Our Best mLearning Posts

Upside Learning

And as such mobile devices, with their appropriate size, features and functionalities, are poised to be the best performance support tools. A gradual but complete shift to mobile based devices for a whole host of activities, learning being just one of them, is anything but inevitable.

Take A Leap Of Faith With Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Now, even though bandwidths have improved and devices have become more capable, mobile learning is still struggling to take off. The most important reason for the low uptake of mobile learning, until now, has been the lack of understanding of mobile devices and mobile learning.

Use Smartphones in class, say school principals

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They actively encourage schools to accept smartphones, and social networking as part their educational provision, and offer a range of guidelines and advice to different levels of practitioner. In the report, they deal head on with the challenges: The rapid growth in the use of social media and mobile devices has created both a crisis and an opportunity for school leaders.

Mobile Learning – What It Can Do For A Global Workforce

Upside Learning

Ironically, while employees need more time for learning in order to optimize their productivity, they actually have less time to participate in formal learning activities. Globalization has changed the paradigms of business dramatically.

The Powerful Combination of Mobile Devices and Learning Apps

The Mobile Learner

In discussing the use of mobile devices, it is easy to forget that the educational and productive power of mobile devices comes through the integration of the devices with other tools. Mobile Devices and Literacy. Mobile Devices and Numeracy.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

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Published modules are packaged as SCORM objects and deployed with nominal hiccups for local/disconnected playback via an installed CellCast application on our test iPhones, iPads and Android devices.

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10 Things the Motorola Xoom does Better than the iPad

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I didn’t really realized this until later but I was able to activate my Xoom, setup my Gmail account, as well as my Exchange e-mail and.Mac account without ever needing to connect my Tablet to a computer as I had to do when I first bought the iPad. This means that you can literally buy a Xoom when you are traveling and while you are waiting for your flight, or on a train, you can be up and running with your new device.

The State of Rapid Development Tools for Mobile Learning: Webinar Recording Now Available

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And a special thanks to everyone who attended and actively participated with us in the chat. And then there’s HTML5 browser-capable devices, 2.1 billion devices expected by 2016.

3 Essential Themes for Mobile Learning Systems

Upside Learning

Taking the trends I’ve mentioned before, and the huge increase in persistent internet connection personal computing devices, I feel there need likely be three key themes around which the features would coalesce.

Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems

Upside Learning

In an earlier blog post, I had written about how Microlearning is changing the face of learning at the workplace. This post specifically talks about how a Mobile Learning Platform can be used as an effective Performance Support System. What is a ‘Performance Support System’?

Getting Started With Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

What content is already on hand that could be made easier to access via mobile devices? What actions/activities will need to be tracked? We believe there are 3 ways to use mobile devices in workplace learning. - Mobile learning is in the air.

A Mobile Game World

Upside Learning

These days, I see more and more smart-phones – Android, BlackBerry, even the occasional iOS device (a rarity in India because of their relatively prohibitive cost; plus the typical iOS user in India is not one who takes public transport).

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When a Mobile Device Becomes a Digital Lifeline

The Mobile Learner

As of this writing, I have spent 2 weeks as and administrator and would like to reflect on how my mobile device has kept me connected to my digital spaces and my PLN. So, how do I find myself using my mobile device these days? As I own a BlackBerry Pearl and a iPod 5G, I have yet to consolidate the above mentioned activities with my music, podcast, audiobook and video collection.

Week 15 Activity 2.1 Mobile learning « The Masters Ode

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The Masters Ode Home About Me Week 15 Activity 2.1 The following extract identifies some of the oportunities and problems: The easy portability of mobile devices such as smartphones and handheld media players, and now also slimline mobile PCs, means that learners with learning difficulties can have access to reminders and ‘how-to’ tutorials at the point of need. Mobile devices can be discreet ways of compensating for learning difficulties, thus maintaining learners’ motivation.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

The acceptance of mobile learning within the business community probably won’t happen with much fanfare, it will just happen and be accepted as a “norm” wherein the market no longer asks “should we offer learning to our employees (or partners or customers) via mobile device?” There will be more types of devices and ways to connect with our mobile learning world in 2012.

Leveraging Mobile Learning For Sales Training

Upside Learning

It’s probably easier to push toothpaste back into a tube than convince sales professionals to attend classroom training. Sounds like an exaggeration? Not in my opinion! In my previous job with a life insurance company, I noticed that most sales professionals actually dislike training.

Learning a Language on a Mobile Device

mLearnopedia Blog

Much of the recent activity in mobile learning has been in language training. Just this week Nokia announced a large initiative in China to tap into English lessons, test-prep training, and other courses from New Oriental Education & Technology Group, a leading Chinese educational company.