The Nexus 7: first thoughts for Education

uLearning Blog

So Google has now personally joined the other big PostPC device makers (Amazon, Microsoft and of course Apple) in creating a dedicated tablet device designed to serve those consumers who choose their particular operating and media eco-systems. But what will it mean for education?

Good positive coverage of tablets in Education

uLearning Blog

Want to point you all to this story published in major newspapers across Australia recently that gives a positive look at where tablets in Education are going rather than the ‘we did alright with pencils’ view thats often offered up.

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The iPad mini review for Educators

uLearning Blog

“It seems to me that in the last 2 1/2 years, Apple have pretty much already done the work needed to explain to most people what the iPad is. For me, the fact that there is space enough to include them in the mini makes it clear why Apple has moved to a smaller dock connector.

Steve Wozniak Streams Live Tonight

Mobile Learning Edge

Catch Apple’s co-founder, Steve Wozniak, tonight from Abilene Christian University’s Connected Summit. In 1976, Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Computer Inc. with Wozniak’s Apple I personal computer.

Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow | MobileBehavior

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It is one of many educational systems that are beginning to think differently about in-class mobile behavior. Embracing mobile technology is a smart move for todays educators; were observing this become realized. Lets educate accordingly. Tags: K-12 classroom education

Apple Loosens Development Restrictions on AppTech Developers Using Adobe Flash Tools

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Pink Sheets: APCX) www.apptechglobal.com reported today that Apple's recently announced policy of loosening restrictions on use of outside development tools should substantially assist AppTech in the execution of its plan to translate and port over iPhone apps to other operating systems, such as Google Android. stated, "Apple's loosening its policies on the ability for app developers to utilize third party tools is a strong positive step for AppTech. HOUSTON, Sept.

Mobile Learning: A Brief Reading List

The Mobile Learner

Why an iPod Touch in Education? Using the iPod for Learning: A slideshare presentation from an Grace Poli, Media Specialist and Apple Distinguished Educator. Tags: mobilelearning edushifts iPod in Education cell phone digital culture Cell Phones in Education To further your exploration into the world of mobile learning, here is a list of 10 blog post, articles and other musing on the topic of mobile learning that I have read recently: 1.

mLearning-World.com: Apple and Cingular Team Up on new iPod Phone

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Sunday, January 07, 2007 Apple and Cingular Team Up on new iPod Phone Leaked tonite for tomorrows Wall Street Journal. While I love Apple, I hate Cingular.

Apple Mobile Learning Roadshow

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I attended the Apple Mobile Learning Roadshow last week, held at Sydney’s Maritime Museum; and I know other M-Learning bloggers will be interested to hear about this event. As a designer myself, I happen to love love Apple products - but I am no “fanboy&#.

What does the new iPad mean for education?

uLearning Blog

Significantly, my number one item for how the new 2012 iPad will impact education is not the new 2012 iPad at all – its the fact that the 2011 iPad 2 is now much more affordable for schools – $100, or a permanent 20% discount in fact. mobile/miniaturisation 2012 Apple education iPad mlearn mlearning retina Schools- apple.com/iPad.

iBooks 2 – Introducing the future textbook?

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Today Apple released iBooks 2, a beautiful new format for interactive books that they hope to use to “re-invent the textbook”. Steve Jobs reportedly spent the last few years of his life planning to shake up the textbook market, and revitalise education. Will this transform education?

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uLearning Blog - Untitled Article

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What will be in iOS6 for educators? Every year at this time, Apple has used the opening of its World Wide Developers Conference to preview what the next version of the iPhone and iPad operating system will bring. mlearn accessibility Apple iOS iPad iPhone Siri update

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Learning Mobile App Review: NearPod [Podcast Interview]

mLearning Revolution

There’s no denying there’s a revolution happening today in Education driven by important trends such as the Flipped Classroom, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and of course schools embracing mobile technologies creatively for learning.

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. Apple is very strong in the native app market, where it’s App Store is a marketplace for all sorts of applications.

Tech Innovation Now Led by Hot New Bands

Mobile Learning Edge

It works best using Google’s Chrome browser, but its connection to mobile is that it demonstrates some of the new possibilities of HTML5, a standard that will be supported by all new mobile devices, including Apple. Think of the educational uses for this app!

Back from a year-long Sabbatical from Tech: 9 Things I’m excited about

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Mobile Learning in General – The Mobile revolution waits for no one and much has evolved in the past few months, Apple has bigger phones, that once again challenge everything we knew about designing for 4.7″

The Mobile Learner » iPods in Education Part 1: Audiobooks

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The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]

mLearning Revolution

If you are new to this movement in Education, here’s how Ted-Ed describes the Flipped classroom: This refers to a method of instruction where classroom-based teaching time and traditional “homework” time are reversed (flipped).

The Immigration Debate and Education

mLearning World

The latest immigration debate prompted me to do some thinking about adult education. From an educational and business perspective, this may be an interesting opportunity. There is, however, an educational gap that needs filling. From the obvious ESL to computer, business, and citizenship courses, the adult educational opportunity is huge. mlearning m-learning mobile-learning mobile+learning podcasting iphone apple web+2.0 immigration adult education

Most Innovative Companies in the Mobile Space

Mobile Learning Edge

At the top of the list are Apple, Twitter and Facebook. 03 / Voxiva – For apps that support education and behavioral change. Fast Company has produced their list of the “world’s most innovative companies&# for 2011.

Microsoft Surface: Will It Help mLearning?

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Apple iPads have a significant head start in educational institutions so there may be a conflict as a result of adopting multiple ecosystems. Yesterday Microsoft finally unveiled its new tablet called Surface.

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mLearning-World.com: Sony PSP as Educational Handheld?

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Wednesday, December 27, 2006 Sony PSP as Educational Handheld? Ive also decided to check out some of the existing PSP educational titles available.

Cell Phones in Education Part 2: Assistive Technology

The Mobile Learner

When Apple came out with the iPhone and their app store, what they did was raise the bar on what is possible on a mobile communication device such as a cell phone.

Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?

Upside Learning

Today there are hundreds of apps for education available on the Apple Appstore – here’s a big list of iPhone apps for education. Technology around us is evolving at a rapid pace and is in turn affecting a speedy evolution of learning technology.

mLearning-World.com: Nokia gets educational with M4Girls pilot project. | GoMo News

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, May 02, 2008 Nokia gets educational with M4Girls pilot project. GoMo News Nokia gets educational with M4Girls pilot project.

mLearning-World.com: The iPod in Education - video overview

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mlearning m-learning mobile-learning mobile+learning podcasting iphone apple web+2.0 Yes really iPod is preparing a great space in education, This a great technology.Thanks for sharing this post. Open Discussion- Is There an Educational Laffer Cu.

iPhone 4 – not much for educators? (updated)

uLearning Blog

While I wait for a decent Android tablet to ship (be it iPod touch or iPad sized), I’ll instead post here about the just released info on the iPhone 4 and its OS (iOS4). Well because in my state alone there are many many schools using the iPod touch to enhance learning.

Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

Since its launch, back in April 2010, Apple has sold more than 100 million iPads – a mind boggling quantity unmatched and way ahead of any other device manufacturer.

iPad Apps for Visual Creativity

mLearning

While I’m not a massive Apple fanboy, as a graphic designer who has extensively used Wacom graphics tablets for digital sketching and drawing, I can certainly see the advantages of doing freehand creative sketching and drawing using a device like the iPad.

mLearning-World.com: E-Learning Queen: The Thinking Persons Sims for Business and Education

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Wednesday, December 06, 2006 E-Learning Queen: The Thinking Persons Sims for Business and Education Reference on simulation tools & strategy for later reading.

The other great mobile education movement

uLearning Blog

But in this post I’d like to reflect a little on the other great mobile education movement of the last three years – that of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) ‘children’s machine’ While even the latest version 1.5 Designed for children – yep, rather than being a consumer or business device that crafty educators are able to integrate into educational settings, the XO was designed ground-up to be in students hands.

mLearning-World.com: Educational Development for the Gameboy Generation

mLearning World

With these innovations, the real gap is raising the interest among developers to venture in the educational field. The University of Michigan school of education has ventured in the development of educational programs for the Gameboy Advance.

mLearning-World.com: Podcast: How M-Learning is Enhancing Education

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Monday, August 21, 2006 Podcast: How M-Learning is Enhancing Education This 34 minute recording provides coverage of the 2005 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference Session entitled Learning-on-the-Go: How M-Learning is Enhancing Education. Open Discussion- Is There an Educational Laffer Cu.

mLearning-World.com: NLP in Education

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Tuesday, December 12, 2006 NLP in Education This is something that most designers overlook, but is a great resource for eduction- NLP or Neuro-linguistic Programming. In the article, NLP in Education - A Magnificent Opportunity , Don A. Blackerby explores how we can use this in educational settings. Open Discussion- Is There an Educational Laffer Cu.

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.

Review of the iPhone 3GS from a uLearning perspective

uLearning Blog

The iPhone 3GS is the most advanced converged mobile device and as such, is one that teachers and educators need to be familiar with. This review looks at how the 3GS is an update to the 3G - its faster speed, video recording, better camera, universal access tools, compass, Nike+ and improved battery all make a compelling case for this new model to find a home with educators.

The Future of mLearning?

Mobile Learning Edge

From aiding lawyers and sales teams to opening up new opportunities for children and adults who are, for example, visually impaired and hospital-bound, and who may be currently missing access to traditional education and intellectual stimulation.

Mobile iEducator | the world of mobile learning

mlearnopedia delicious

I give these two apps a 4 out of 5 stars for its educational value and a 5 out of 5 for entertainment. Educators are waking up to the fact that an iTouch at $225 is a lot cheaper and more flexible than a laptop or a desktop.

Best tools for cross platform app development

moblearn

Developing code once (like “native”) but deploying across apple / android / blackberry (like “web apps”).

Open Discussion- Is There an Educational Laffer Curve?

mLearning World

I've been doing some research with a friend on educational spending and performance in the key areas of math, science, technology, etc. We have stumbled upon an interesting anomaly, a correlation with the less a school spends on education and higher performance in these key areas. Of course, there is a limitation to this where a lack of funding can obviously not support education, but this does seem to counter the trend of constantly putting more money into the system.