Mobile Technology – Empowering The Workforce

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In an earlier blog post , Abhijit Kadle had written about a gradual but complete shift to mobile based devices for a whole host of activities, learning being just one of them. Mobile Learning mLearning Mobile Learning Technology Workplace Learning

Triple E Framework: Integrating technology to meet learning goals

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As a teacher educator, I spent the past decade struggling to help my pre-service and in-service teachers understand the difference between randomly using flashy technology in lessons and integrating technology with a purpose towards enhancing the learning goals. We talk about the philosophical model of what how we should be thinking about integrating technology in the classroom ( TPCK ), yet it is purely a theoretical framework without a clinical core.

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New issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM)

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A new issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM), Volume 6, Issue 1 (2012), is available. Here is the Table of Contents: International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM), Volume 6, Issue 1 (2012).

Current trends in Learning Technologies: a bluffer's guide

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Have a look at our quick guide to the top trends in Learning Technology. Far better, perhaps, to watch the lecture recorded before you come into class, and then spend the face-to-face time discussing it, asking questions, doing activities. Do you know your MOOCs from your OERs?

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

different technologies. technologies are: HTML. Combined, these three technologies make interactive e-learning. deploy more interactive courses in less time with Rapid Intake technology. in the Instructional Technology program at Brigham Young University (Hawaii).

Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems

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Mobile Learning mLearning mLearning Solution Mobile Learning Solution Mobile Learning Solutions Mobile Learning Technology Upside2GoIn an earlier blog post, I had written about how Microlearning is changing the face of learning at the workplace.

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. Clearly there’s a strong technology shift happening now.

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Mobile Learning: The natives

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Empowering digital citizenship through mobile technology

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According to Wikipedia , “A digital citizen refers to a person utilizing/using information technology (IT) in order to engage in society, politics, and government participation.” This is enabled by mobile technologies that are in the hands of everyday people. Government responsibilities are the need to be open about its data, to share information, to empower citizens to help themselves and, most critically, to actively respond to citizen voices and participation in an engaged way.

The Future Of Mobile Learning

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We’d like to share what we presented because it encapsulates technologies that will impact/affect the future of mobile learning and learning in general, readers of this blog will probably find it of special interest.

MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism

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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

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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.

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

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If you are new to Responsive Design, it isn’t necessarily a single technology that you can point to, but rather a set of principles aided by a number of HTML5 technologies such as CSS media queries , fluid grids and flexible images and videos.

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Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis

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For over two years now, we have not only just been hearing about mobile learning but also actively understanding and working on it. Still fast moving in terms of technologies. Early stage technology curve.

6 Drivers Of mLearning In The Workplace

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” Mobile technologies bring efficiencies in businesses and are beginning to impact operational strategy. Effective leaders use technology, which includes IT, to strengthen the customer experience and eliminate costly internal distortions.

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!

Five Myths of Mobile Learning

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I’ll be the first to admit there is always an element of truth behind myths; but with the rate of technological change, quite a few of those ‘truths’ would seem like falsehoods today. Additionally, corporates across the world have taken to mobile technologies in a big way. However, if learners are distracted I’d rather blame the learning activities and content and not the technology or device itself.

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.

Use Smartphones in class, say school principals

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The National Association of Secondary School Principals have been trying to make sense of the whirlwind that is Social and Mobile Technologies. 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. As well as the opportunities: Yet as mobile and social technologies become ubiquitous, attempts to block them are increasingly ineffective.

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.

Mark Chrisman on How Swedish Medical Center is Using Mobile

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I recently sat down to talk tech with Mark Chrisman, senior learning technology consultant of Swedish Medical Center. The open space in which we sat was full of activity and [.]. mHealth collaboration Mark Chrisman mhealth mobile learning social media Swedish Medical Center user-generated content

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

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Mobile Learning is being loosely attributed to any learning activity that is not location bound, which is very surprising! This in turn leads to lower eLearning uptake, User resistance and ultimately in reduced funding for learning technologies.

Mobile Learning – What It Can Do For A Global Workforce

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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.

Interactive technology keeps classes 'relevant'

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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 students also can use the pad to answer online quiz questions and do other activities. 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.

Learning & Skills Survey: 87% More eLearning & Mobile Learning; 73% Less 2-3 Day Classroom Training

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The survey asked people to put blue or orange m&ms in various jars representing the L&D activities they expected to do more or less in 2011. Technology can help in reducing costs and must be used in the mix.

This Week in mLearning Podcast – Episode 7 – Project Tin Can

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b- Stats about Android activations per day. 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. Relevant figures related to its competitors. c- President Obama issues a directive to urge major government agencies to focus on the “growing mobile revolution.” RJ Jacquez wrote about this here.

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. I realize that I work for Adobe Systems, but hopefully those of you who follow me on Twitter and read my Blogs know that I can be very objective, open and frank when it comes to the technology I use and write about.

3 Essential Themes for Mobile Learning Systems

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technologies. By that I mean the inclusion of very basic semantic web technologies. An element such as user might contain data like: learner preferences, history of learning activities, learner behavior, certification data, etc.

Take A Leap Of Faith With Mobile Learning

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This article was originally published in Learning Technologies 2013’s special show guide issue. Today’s mobile devices move beyond merely providing access but to actively helping and supporting us at work and at home.

Mobile Devices and the Flipped Classroom Model

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For the purposes of this blog post, a simple description will do so simply put, a flipped classroom is a classroom where the instructional time and student activity time are reversed. In essence, the Flipped Classroom is a model inspired by, and made possible by, technology.

Mobile Devices and the Flipped Classroom Model

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For the purposes of this blog post, a simple description will do so simply put, a flipped classroom is a classroom where the instructional time and student activity time are reversed. In a typical classroom delivery model, the teacher delivers a lesson or instruction together with the students in their class and provides activities for students to practice their new skills after the lesson and/or for homework.

Getting Started With Mobile Learning?

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The Advent Of Mobile Learning Technology. What actions/activities will need to be tracked? Mobile learning is in the air. It’s the buzz word in training these days and you can’t escape all the noise surrounding it.

What the Army is Doing in Mobile Learning

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Basically, the Army is doing some field testing and they’ve decided to make training and education one of the early uses of the technology. Text-to-speech technology converts the resulting text file into an oral response in the foreign language. This is the kind of mobile “learning&# (translated as performance support in this case) that shows off the strengths of mobile devices and their ability to be at the hands of the learner when conducting an activity.

BASIC Cell Phones Can Be Assistive Technologies

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I am NOT an expert on assistive technologies, but I have been hearing from more teachers on how their special needs students are benefiting from cell phone technology, so I wanted to share what I have learned. For the Visually Impaired A VI teacher in one of my courses ( Julie Burger ) shared with me that her VI students often are the last to get to experience new technologies because the technologies need to be modified for the visually impaired.

BASIC Cell Phones Can Be Assistive Technologies

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I am NOT an expert on assistive technologies, but I have been hearing from more teachers on how their special needs students are benefiting from cell phone technology, so I wanted to share what I have learned. For the Visually Impaired A VI teacher in one of my courses ( Julie Burger ) shared with me that her VI students often are the last to get to experience new technologies because the technologies need to be modified for the visually impaired.

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 Learners struggling with personal organisation – for example, arriving in class on time, following directions and managing learning activities beyond face-to-face sessions – have found devices such as PDAs and smartphones helpful. The introduction of mobile technologies into a classroom environment can have unforeseen benefits. Mobile learning Week 15 Activity 1. week 14 Activity 1.2

Deloitte Technology Trends: Inspiring Disruption Report

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The trends must be (1) business led, technology enabled, (2) trends and not fads and (3) have at least three examples of the concepts being adopted by, e.g. big business or government. Social activation : Advertising (measure) > social sensing (match), reputation economy (correlate) > market entanglement (cause). Uncategorized technology trends trends Deloitte Cape Town held its annual Tech Trends 2014: Inspiring Disruption event in Cape Town last week.

Mobile Learning: A 6th Reading List

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Mobile Devices for Learning: What you Need to Know : This publication by edutopia supports the successful use of mobile devices in classrooms by providing ideas and resources ranging from using the technology to getting parents involved. It has been over one year since I last provided a list of recent articles/blog posts that I have read that have helped to develop my thinking on the topic of to mobile learning. Below is the 6th list in this series of lists.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

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As in the past, this year’s list includes predictions across a gamut of new technologies, consumer/buyer trends plus a few anticipated seismic shifts in the world of business that should collectively reshape the landscape for the adoption and accelerated growth of mobile learning for businesses. Here on the last day of the year, I offer my predications for the big and shaping trends we’ll see in the enterprise mobile learning space for 2012.

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K12 Educators Integrating Technology

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skip to main | skip to sidebar K12 Educators Integrating Technology Musings of a language teacher turned technology integration specialist helping eductors K12-Higher Ed. This year Im combining a look at technology tools in education and attending mostly elementary sessions.