The Emergence Of Mobile Learning For Higher Education In Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia

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Higher educational institutes across the globe are investing heavily to advance teaching and learning to cope with students’ needs in the emerging knowledge economy and information technology world. This project has encouraged the implementation of e-learning and distance education.

Higher Education and the Mobile Revolution: How Texts Make Better Schools and Students

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And the University of Virginia offers application support through text messaging. College enrollment, grade improvements, and staying connected with student services are just a few of the advantages of higher education texting. Higher Ed higher education summer melt

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Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?

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I think mobile applications are the game changer for training. Today there are hundreds of apps for education available on the Apple Appstore – here’s a big list of iPhone apps for education.

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

Rapid Prototyping For Mobile Learning Applications

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The Updside Learning Solutions blog has three great articles on rapid prototyping for Mobile Learning applications. Part 2 explores the levels of fidelity and how to determine which level works for the mobile application design project. Education for the iPod Generation. Part 1 covers the initial needs assessments and questions you should ask before beginning.

Latest issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies available

Mobile Learning Edge

The Effectiveness of Mobile Learning in the Form of Performance Support System in Higher Education. Developing Mobile Collaborative Learning Applications for Mobile Users.

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

Learning in Hand is a resource for educational technology by Tony Vincent. From netbooks and web applications to iPods, iPads, and podcasting, Tony has put together practical information for educators.

Tappestry: Kicking the Informal Learning (Tin) Can

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We tend to focus on the 10% that we can easily relate to: formal learning in classrooms, print and online (essentially a lifelong hangover from our educational system) with a nod to the other 20% comprised of coaching, mentoring and learning from others. A review by Jessica Knox.

MIT Launches a new Center for Mobile Learning

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MIT has launched a new Center for Mobile Learning that “will focus on the design and study of new mobile technologies and applications, enabling people to learn anywhere anytime with anyone. Research projects will explore location-aware learning applications, mobile sensing and data collection, augmented reality gaming, and other educational uses of mobile technologies. &#.

iPods in Education Part 12: Customized Learning Using Apps

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There has been a gap of several months since I last shared ideas in the form of a blog post on the topic of using iPods in Education. 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. In recent years, attitudes in the education system have begun to change.

Mobile Learning Conferences

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June 22-24, 2011 Mobilware2011 : International Conference on MOBILe Wireless MiddleWARE, Operating Systems and Applications, 4 th , London, the United Kingdom. July 20-22, 2011 International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS) International Conference on Wireless Applications and Computing , Rome, Italy. March 26-30, 2012 International Conference on Wireless, Mobile and Ubiquitous Technologies in Education (WMUTE2012), 7 th , Takamatsu, Japan.

The first Web2.0, comprehensive iPhone education app?

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One common problem for educators seeking to use the iPhone or iPod touch in their learning environment is the fact that the most common uses of the devices for things such as taking attendance, voice recording or interfacing with learning management systems (such as Moodle) require constant exiting and switching between several different apps. Helping to solve this problem is a new app from iKonstrukt thats simply titled ‘Educate’. By Jonathan Nalder, and Shane Roberts.

Get Mobile to Implement Mobile Learning

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In an article from Float Mobile Learning , an mLearning firm based in Illinois, Scott McCormick suggests that to really discover what your firm requires in terms of mobile education and support, you have to get mobile yourself.

Book Review: Designing mLearning: tapping into the mobile revolution for organizational performance, by Clark Quinn

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His audience is instructional designers and instructors in K-12, higher education and corporate training departments, and his style is chatty, personal, and anecdotal. The past six months has seen the publication of three new books on mobile learning.

Global Mobile Awards

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The category for this year was expanded to Best Mobile Innovation for Education or Learning and drew further entries. It provides over 10,000 educational contents, diverse motion controls, voice/touch recognition, facial express and more.

TIME between TIMES: the joy of educating during a time of rapid technological change.

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In a few days, I get to present at a massive educational conference – Ulearn09 in Christchurch, New Zealand. This year there will be over 1700 educators present. the joy of educating during a time of rapid technological change.

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

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Mobile hardware has its own limitations and hence we need to adhere to some critical design conventions in order to make our mobile applications a success. Mobile Learning has been on our minds and for all the right reasons.

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

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An Adaptive and Cost-Effective Data Transmission Framework Using MMS Technology for Client-Server Application. Medical English M-Learning: Positioning a New Paradigm in E-Education.

Higher Education and the Mobile Revolution: How Texts Make Better Schools and Students

Mobile Commons

And the University of Virginia offers application support through text messaging. College enrollment, grade improvements, and staying connected with student services are just a few of the advantages of higher education texting. If you’d like to learn more about implementing a text message program at your higher education institution, please contact us at sales@mobilecommons.com. Ten years ago, text messaging’s role in the classroom was a head scratcher.

Mobile Learning in Canada: an Update

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Research and Education. Balasubramanian , Education Specialist, Agriculture and Livelihoods, Commonwealth of Learning, in Vancouver, BC. is working with the University of British Columbia on a Learning Management System (LMS) and Learning Content Management System “for audio and voicemail based learning” It is called the Learning through Interactive Voice Educational System (LIVES) and is aimed at helping farmers in developing countries.

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Instructional Design for Mediated Education | Blog | Location-Based Learning

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IDOS Blog IDT Roundtable Search Instructional Design for Mediated Education Blog Entry Location-Based Learning by Eruditio Loginquitas One comment 07 January 2010 In higher education, the uses of location-based learning seem to be limited to particular projects. The demand for learning contents in the mobile environment will be high, with top buyers being those from higher education and consumer segments.

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Mobile Devices and the Flipped Classroom Model

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Throughout this blog, we have always looked at the application of mobile devices in learning. Never had I, until now, considered the flexibility of using mobile devices within various learning models beyond discussions of applications in both online and face-to-face learning environments.

Mobile Learning in Canada

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Research and Education. Balasubramanian , Education Specialist, Agriculture and Livelihoods, Commonwealth of Learning, in Vancouver, BC. It is called the Learning through Interactive Voice Educational System (LIVES) and is aimed at helping farmers in developing countries.

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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. Never had I, until now, considered the flexibility of using mobile devices within various learning models beyond discussions of applications in both online and face-to-face learning environments. In today’s world of ubiquitous access to the Internet, mobile devices can play an important role as educators experiment with this new model of lesson delivery.

iPad Apps for Visual Creativity

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As an educator, I’m also a big fan of “student-created content&# for learning – the idea that when students create things, they learn from that experience. Applications Products Tablet apple communications creative design drawing ipad

Best Practice Guidelines for Mobile Web Applications | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Best Practice Guidelines for Mobile Web Applications 19 07 2006 Source: [link] “The principal objective of recently issued working draft guidelines on Mobile Web by the W3C is to improve the user experience of the Web when accessed from mobile devices…This document covers best practices for delivering Web content to mobile devices.&#

e-Learning: “e” is for exchange, not electronic

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A new strategic partnership for digital Africa was launched, with a focus on the application of ICT in key areas, including education. The event covered ICT lessons from Rwanda, ICT infrastructure, inclusive digital education, building e-literacy and tools for knowledge transfer.

Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

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Apple Education. Mobile Learning Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training. The Revolution No One Noticed: Mobile Phones and Multimobile Services in Higher Education. Using Mobile Technology to Enhance Students’ Educational Experiences. Voice: The Killer Application of Mobile Learning. Mobile Learning Technologies and the Move towards ‘User-Led Education’. Duke University: Mobile Devices in Education.

mLearning-World.com: More Podcasting Educational Resources

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Monday, October 02, 2006 More Podcasting Educational Resources My wife is a Music and Spanish teacher at a local private school and Ive been working with her for the past few months on how she can enhance her teaching through mLearning and other technology. Applicable for all levels. Open Discussion- Is There an Educational Laffer Cu.

The Innovative Educator: Ideas for Enhancing Teaching and Learning with Cell Phones Even in Districts that Ban Them

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skip to main | skip to sidebar The Innovative Educator Sharing ideas about educating innovatively. Next is that a great way to get students started in using cells as an educational tool can be by incorporating them into their homework. Happy Birthday to The Innovative Educator !

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. How does it relate to education?

Mobile iEducator | the world of mobile learning

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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.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

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This recent post suggests more tablets were received/activated on Christmas Day than smartphones fueled by our sustained interest in gadgets to help inform, entertain and hopefully educate us in times of need.

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Computers aren’t so special anymore, but the kids may be better off: An introduction to mobile ‘appliance computing’ in Queensland schools

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This rapid uptake by the Australian and Queensland public is one of the two main factors supporting the belief that this country is in a position to lead the way in pioneering ‘appliance computing‘ in education. Not all educational use of mobile phones is driven just by teachers however.

4 Ways Smartphones are helping People Learn a new Language

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As an educator, she noticed that the best way for students to acquire a new language is by engaging them into a meaningful conversation. In virtual learning, there is a wrong notion that educational technologies are not applicable for students with disabilities.

Newswire / Press Release: Atlantic Link Launches Rapid e-Learning for the Sony PSP - Education/e-Learning/Training - Atlantic Link | NewswireToday

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Newswire / Press Release: Atlantic Link Launches Rapid e-Learning for the Sony PSP - Education/e-Learning/Training - Atlantic Link NewswireToday Atlantic Link's ground breaking rapid e-learning authoring tools have taken another significant leap forward.

Designing Good Educational Podcasts | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Designing Good Educational Podcasts 15 06 2006 Andy Ramsden, a Learning Technology Advisor at Bristol University in the UK recently posted up a great guide for educators designing podcasts.

Educational Moblogging | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Educational Moblogging 29 05 2006 Moblogging is the practice of being able to update an online journal (or “web log&# – or “blog&# for short) using a mobile device. How can educators use moblogs?

Mobile Devices as Musical Devices

The Mobile Learner

Using an iPhone as a musical device is an interesting application of a cell phone. Tags: Cell Phones in Education digital culture iPod in Education While known as a music player designed to allow users to consume music, developers have created apps that can transform the iPhone into a musical device to create music as well. One iPhone app that makes this possible is Ocarina , an app that transforms the iPhone into an ancient flute-like instrument.

mReading to children: Leveraging mobile reading to promote and advance early childhood literacy

Steve Vosloo

The abstract is as follows: The project goal is to promote educational outcomes of young children by providing a free mobile phone based portal for early childhood educational materials targeted to teachers, parents and caregivers in Kenya and Tanzania. This mobile application will be optimized for low end feature phones and will leverage best practice in the science of early childhood, delivering curated materials in English and Kiswahili.