4 Ways Smartphones are helping People Learn a new Language

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Being a ubiquitous device in mobile learning, a smartphone has done almost all of the unthinkable, especially in helping learners master a foreign language. That said, here are effective ways in which the use of smartphones can help learners master a new language: 1.

Training Plan For iPhone Application Development

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Right now, everyone wants to develop applications for mobile devices and in particular for the iPhone, as it has changed the way we look at mobile devices. Having knowledge of a server side programming language like J2EE, PHP, or ASP.Net will certainly help as any reasonably sophisticated iPhone app will require communication with third party services for data. Simple application. Develop application using in built table control.

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iBreathe, An Innovative Application to Allow Military Men and Women to Relax

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Reading about iBreathe at Information Week gets me thinking about the combination of real-time performance support and learning and how it integrates so well on the mobile device. I’ve never used this application of course, but the idea of it is very cool.

Free M-Learning Applications


It’s fantastic for students to have access to powerful software tools that help them develop their skills; and it’s even better if the software is free.

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.

Enterprise Mobility and Mobile Learning

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My current focus is on building an enterprise application for my company. I like the idea of working on internal applications for a number of reasons. First, enterprise applications can really allow you to focus on the problems you see on an every day basis within your organization.

Three Ways to Use Mobile Devices in Workplace Learning

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I’m of the opinion that there are 3 primary types of usage for mobile devices in the context of learning. Mobile devices are perfect to add to a blend in your training program. Mobile device based follow-up could increase retention and aid application of knowledge and skills.

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.

Flash Lite on More Mobile Devices Means More Mobile Devices with Rich E-Learning Content

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This is a good thing if you’re hoping to develop or port e-Learning content to Windows Mobile Devices. What this means is that you can develop full scale mobile applications with the Flash Authoring Tool and deploy them to devices running Windows Mobile.

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9 Ways Smart Glasses Can Increase Employee Productivity

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Enterprise applications for augmented reality are here, enabling businesses to be more productive. From work site safety to sales, here's how smart glasses can help you.

How Blood Banks Use SMS to Raise Support and Help Save Lives

Mobile Commons

One such example of this is Sweden’s blood banks, which use text messaging to inform donors when their donation helps save a life. In order to respond to this challenge, Sweden’s blood banks have implemented a new text messaging service that alerts donors when their donation helps save a life.

The Mobile Learning Edge: Table of Contents

Mobile Learning Edge

The Mobile Learning Ecosystem 31 Mobile Devices for Learning 33 Mobile Network Infrastructure 44 Mobile Learning Contexts 47 Mobile Learning Content Sources 48 Mobile Browsers 50 Mobile Learning Applications, Uses, and Experiences 51 Putting It All Together: Building a Mobile Learning System 52 3.

Mobile Devices and 21st Century Skills: Part 2 – Knowledge Construction

The Mobile Learner

In the first post of this series on mobile devices and 21st century skills, I focused in the use of mobile devices in developing communication skills. We move now to a discussion in the use if mobile devices and knowledge construction. Similar to what is stated above, mobile devices can easily support information attainment by allowing students to access information online.

SCORM Implementation For Mobile Devices

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Recently we’ve made the UpsideLMS compatible to mobile devices and also launched a new version – UpsideLMS Version 4.0. While ensuring compliance, we encountered some interesting issues in the implementation of SCORM and found very little help online about implementing SCORM for mobile devices. So we thought sharing that experience might help. Mobile devices have limitations: - Screen size. Have you tried to get SCORM working on mobile devices?

Place-based Learning and Mobile Devices – Part I

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Here at Oregon State University, we recently finished a place-based tree tour iPhone application and many of these instructional issues helped us define our design and development process.

From David Hockney to Photosynth: applications that build on social media content

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If you have not heard of it yet, I think you will like this application: photosynth of Microsoft. It is an application that builds on the result of social media applications that all of us help build together.

Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?

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I think mobile applications are the game changer for training. With the availability of just-in-time access to information through mobile computing devices (including tablets ) the notion of knowledge (sometimes a.k.a.

Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement

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Trawling through my feeds across various social media, I’ve been noticing a spurt in the number of discussions around the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) movement. They have understood the usefulness and the power of the devices that they use, and want to leverage them at the workplace as well.

EduGeek Journal » Blog Archive » Mobile Pedagogy And Mobile Devices

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There are little snippets here and there – but nothing that really seems to leverage the possibilities of a mobile device. Where are the courses designed specifically for mobile learners – ie, learners that are mobile – and not just re-formatted for mobile devices.

iPad + apps = amazing archaeology


The latest generation of mobile devices, and especially the iPad, has hit the sweetspot. He is using Android devices, and off-the-shelf Google tools to support Vets in Africa collect and share some extremely valuable data.

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Austrian University studies Augmented Reality on mobile devices

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Another application was a museum tour in which a virtual cartoon guide would explain them certain items whenever they looked through their mobile. There are several very promising ways in which these projects could help mobile learning professionals to create an entire new level of mobile learning. This Monday I attended an extremely interesting presentation by Daniel Wagner of the Graz University of Technology.

I’ve hacked you – now pay me!


All this week, Dutch iPhone users have been seeing this message on their beloved devices your iPhone has been hacked because it’s really insecure! for help securing their phone. Tags: OS iPhone App Stores applications

University of Adelaide’s Faculty of Science going Mobile


To help ensure that teaching materials and activities are compatible with the iPads, teaching staff will also be receiving the devices. Transferring learning content to mobile devices is unlikely to result in quality mobile learning.

Are the robots taking over? Augment your reality, don't lose it!


When is technology helping, and when does it hinder? Using technology to help me, but not letting it remove my humanity - we need to learn new social skills about living with always on technology. Introducing a cool philosophy that helps keep your place in live. technology can help fill the gaps [36:30] Should we all be getting cybernetic implants? awesome medical applications - same story as augmented reality.

Think Multiscreen (vs. iPad-only) when developing an mLearning Strategy

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In this post I want to share with you a great presentation I found on Slideshare, that inspired me for my workshops, and that helps me make a case for developing a multiscreen mLearning strategy vs. an iPad-only strategy. Working for all those devices was interesting and challenging.

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. The more devices you have for testing, the better. 2012 has been an amazing year for mobile!

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IPhone- User Interface Guidelines- Part I

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The iPhone’s revolutionary user interface has changed the way we look at mobile devices. The iPhone SDK let’s you create native applications for the device. Types of application: Based on implementation method. Hybrid application : Combination of Objective C and HTML.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

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– pointers on some of the tools out there, that you can use to help you take that ‘leap of faith’ into mLearning. One of the best tools, if you are already using Articulate, to convert your existing (Articulate based) courses to run on iPads, other tablets and mobile devices.

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NotePods – Audio/iPod text study guides | Mobile Learning


Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact NotePods – Audio/iPod text study guides 9 10 2006 “InterLingua Educational Publishing today launched NotePods , its collection of audio downloads for iPods and other MP3 players designed to help students with exams as well as term papers… available for [US] $1.99 M-learning device for $60.

Reports on Mobile Learning, Mobile Life, and Mobile Youth | Mobile Learning


Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Reports on Mobile Learning, Mobile Life, and Mobile Youth 3 10 2006 Some recently published primary research papers that help to inform mobile learning approaches and mobile learning policy: From the E-Learning Guild, their report on m-learning , published in August this year. M-learning device for $60.

Apple Mobile Learning Roadshow


All attendees were loaned an iPod Touch 16GB to use during the seminar: The device was pre-loaded with a number of “apps&# (applications/software) that supported learning, most of which were “connected&# (i.e.

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M-Learning Decisions: Web App or Native App?

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I’ve written a couple of posts about the differences and the advantages and disadvantages of native applications and web applications when it comes to mobile learning. Native applications are great and can benefit from the performance gains of being on a device. The article helps illustrate the benefits of the mobile web over native applications for many organizations looking to deploy applications of any kind to their employees or their customers.

iPods in Education Part 12: Customized Learning Using Apps

The Mobile Learner

While the introduction of the iPhone and the iPod Touch has changed the rules in how handheld devices can be used in education, this series has laid dormant as I’ve been in the process of catching up with the technology. As I did not own neither an iPod Touch nor an iPhone, I didn’t feel confident that I could confidently discuss the benefits of using such devices in education. With Wi-Fi enabled devices such as the iPod Touch, communication can now be global.

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A great new app, Coach’s Eye, knows how to use its senses

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Yesterday, I posted about mobile learning and using the sensors on the device in your learning design. Coach’s Eye is an app designed to help coaches, parents and teammates evaluate an athelete’s performance and provide feedback through video. I intend to keep using the application for that purpose. The best thing about Coach’s Eye is that the designers and developers took the approach of using the device’s sensors.

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6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

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When implementing mobile learning in workplace, following 6 steps will help create an effective mlearning strategy. Audience profile: How do your learners use their mobile devices? Decide on Devices & Platforms to Support. You should expect mobile devices from 3.5”

Global Mobile Awards

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This category was created “to highlight the rapidly increasing convergence of the mobile and education sectors, and to highlight some of the key areas of genuine innovation in learning initiatives, products, services or applications throughout the world today.”

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Google’s App Inventor Will Allow ‘The Rest of Us’ to make Apps

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Many in the mobile learning community have been clamoring for tools that allow us as learning content creators to build apps for the mobile device. Droid.

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Why Windows 8 and Touch-enabled Laptops Bode well for the Future of Mobile Learning – [Video]

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Every Software Application as we know it, will need to be Re-imagined for Touch. My point with all these trends is that they will help expedite the adoption of mobile learning everywhere. Google’s Chromebook Pixel is a fully touch-enabled laptop.

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My First 72 hours with the Blackberry Playbook

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I also want to point out that I have never owned or used a BlackBerry smartphone before, so the Playbook is my very first experience with any BlackBerry device. Here’s a screenshot: The Power button has to be the worst design ever in the history of devices. The Online Help.

Here’s how Adobe Captivate 6 could have been a Game-Changer for mLearning

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Take for example how Dreamweaver CS6 is helping web designers develop adaptive layouts for multi-device publishing. What about Previewing and Debugging across multiple devices?

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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. See a screen shot of the application on display from the show below.

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Mobile Learning, Apps & IT in Healthcare

Mobile Learning Edge

Mobile medical devices and apps are popping up all over. Both doctors and patients are finding that mobile devices and apps can provide a fast and efficient way to stay in touch and exchange information. Hope you find the webinar helpful.

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 The only two devices to do better than the iPads were the iPhone 4s and the iPhone4.

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