2 mLearning articles worth reading (including an interview in Education Week)

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I was recently interviewed by Education Week, the leading education newspaper in the USA. by Mike Trucano of the World Bank (follow @WBedutech ). The article, Mobile Devices Address Technology Equity in Africa , is well written and provides an overview of some of the interesting mobile learning projects in Africa. For a good roundup, also check out Mobile learning in developing countries in 2012: What’s Happening? Uncategorized africa mlearning mobile phones

1:1 Educational Computing Initiatives — Lessons learned and confirmed at the Global Symposium on ICT in Education 2014

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I recently had the privilege of attending the 8th Global Symposium on ICT in Education 2014, themed Transforming Education with 1:1 Computing (3-5 November, 2014, Gyeongju, Republic of Korea).

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Steve Wozniak Streams Live Tonight

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Wozniak will be speaking about “will discuss education, emerging technologies, and his vision for the future of technology and society.&# (American Banking & Market News, February 28, 2011).

Most Innovative Companies in the Mobile Space

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03 / Voxiva – For apps that support education and behavioral change. 08 / JPMorgan Chase – For integrating novel mobile apps into consumer banking. Fast Company has produced their list of the “world’s most innovative companies&# for 2011.

India And The Mobile Internet Revolution

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Already, telecom providers in India bank hugely on selling content in varied forms to their users. While doing some research, I came across this interesting article ‘Can India lead the mobile-internet revolution?’ registration required) that McKinsey published in February of this year.

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.

How Text Messaging Will Change for the Better in 2016

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Gone is a San Francisco-based startup backed by $1 million in venture funding from the likes of MasterCard and Silicon Valley Bank. Digit is set up to help users save money by establishing a new savings account linked to an existing bank account.

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by Dresdner Kleinwort investment bank in Germany. 12:33 AM Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Education for the iPod Generation The world of personalized, on demand educational technology.

First thoughts on #iPhone4S and #iOS5 Apple event -from an Educator #Slide2learn #ADEANZ #ADEuc8ors

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I’ve been thinking what’s in it for educators – not much this time. iOS 5 however has many great new free features – like wireless syncing and the notifications upgrade – more than enough to be totally thrilled by I should point out to those who were banking on the iPhone five rumours. Just reading thru some of the details about the announcements overnight – now 500,000 apps – oops, I mean 500,000 potential learning resources.

The UNESCO years: A brief review

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The goal of the mobile learning team, which I led, was to provide insight and expert guidance to Member States on how to practically leverage mobile technologies to help achieve the Education for All goals. A World Bank review noted “this series of papers is highly recommended reading.”

5 Take-aways from the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Webinar

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The virtual event, held in partnership with Education Fast Forward, debated the extent to which mobile technology can strengthen the quality of education and facilitate learning.

How SMS Alerts Are Helping Curb Africa’s Ebola Outbreak

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To combat the Ebola epidemic in Africa, international aide workers looked for ways to educate the public about the virus. Given these conditions, text messaging quickly became the preferred medium for aide workers to educate communities about how to stay safe.

Mobiles, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Merge — MobileBeyond

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Education and mobile learning changed over the years to AI learning through applications created by mutually collected thought.

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June Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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Here is the monthly top ten list for cc.mlearnopedia.com from June. Enjoy. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

Going Mobile: Debating and Using Cellphones in School - The Learning Network Blog - NYTimes.com

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Home Page Todays Paper Video Most Popular Times Topics Education World U.S. Politics Education Bay Area Chicago N.Y. List some of the innovative ways in which cellphones are being used worldwide in the following categories: communication, banking and community building.

New Study Shows that Planned Parenthood’s Live Text Chat Program Relieves Teen Anxiety

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Teens can chat with a health educator about their concerns, and receive accurate information and advice about the next steps they should take. A new study from the Journal of Medical Internet Research shows that Planned Parenthood’s live text chat hotline helps relieve teens’ anxiety.

Book-Poor, but Mobile Phone-Rich? Look to M-Novels

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Look to M-Novels is a guest blog post that I wrote for the World Bank’s Educational Technology Debate. Book-Poor, but Mobile Phone-Rich?

Déjà Vu

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One of the quotes was from Federal Teachers in 1950 that stated, “Ballpoint pens will be the ruin of education in our country. Business and banks will never allow such expensive luxuries.”) All the current controversy about mobile learning in schools seems very familiar.

Mobile Learning: Cellular Phones as Learning Tools « Compassion in Politics: Christian Social Entrepreneurship, Education Innovation, & Base of the Pyramid/BOP Solutions

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Mobile learning at the Nigeria Summit

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The panel was titled SKILLS AND EDUCATION – DEVELOPING NIGERIA’S PEOPLE POWER. Education challenges. As we all know, the world faces major education challenges, including: Shortage of trained and motivated teachers.

Perpetual motion

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Over time, Teachers can record training videos of sessions & techniques to create a bank of personalised learning resources that they can access in and out of the kitchens to enhance course content and delivery. eLearning Education for the iPod Generation.

Mobile learning & iTunes U | e-Taalim

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A lot of educational institutions are expanding their content delivery by using Apple’s i Tunes University ( iTunes U ). As educators all over the world are discovering, mobile learning works. Home About Archives Directory Sponsor Advertise Jobs Contact A A Eglish | ????

Ideas on how to teach young children cell phone etiquette/safety

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Parents could even have a “text message” piggy bank jar where they put in a dime every time they help their children send a text message so kids can see the relationship between a text message and the cost associated. These ideas are a starting point, and I hope that we all can continue this conversation and come up with a reasonable list of how to educate younger children on cell phone safety and etiquette

Ideas on how to teach young children cell phone etiquette/safety

Cell Phones in Learning

Parents could even have a "text message" piggy bank jar where they put in a dime every time they help their children send a text message so kids can see the relationship between a text message and the cost associated. These ideas are a starting point, and I hope that we all can continue this conversation and come up with a reasonable list of how to educate younger children on cell phone safety and etiquette

2010: A year in review

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Feedback from our readers is mostly positive: it is clear that we are educating as well as entertaining our readers. The READ Educational Trust runs an annual Readathon competition, and for the first time teens could enter the writing competition on Yoza via their mobile phones.

Mobile Learning

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Mobile learning is a new method being introduced into learning environments to further the reach of education and to connect with hard to reach learners.

6 Simple Ways to “Text Out The Vote”

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You can also send texts targeted by zip code to direct people to rallies and phone banks near to them. For those who have, educate them further with a voter’s guide. With a close election in less than two months, it’s a crucial time to mobilize your base. We wanted to share 6 simple ways a mobile campaign can help drive your constituents to the polls. We’ll also be conducting a Get Out The Vote webinar next Thursday, 9/27, from 3-4pm EDT. Click here to register now.

Enhance Your Study with Mobile Learning | tusaw.com

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tusaw.com fresh articles Home About Privacy Policy Home Enhance Your Study with Mobile Learning 23.02.2010 | Author: Vivian | Posted in Education As a student or a trainee, you may be quite busy with study and work. Tags: study education

Aga Khan Development Network - AKDN Blog

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AKU-IED, EA has begun exploring the promise of mobile telephony in education in Kisumu, one of six sites where an Educational Leadership and Management certificate course is offered.

Mobile Learning

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The conference was organized to explore the impact of mobile devices (cell phones and laptops, but particularly smart phones like the iPhone) in higher education. Tags: education tools

Mobile Learning;Lessons learnt from the eLearning Africa 2010 - telecentre.org

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The session was chaired by Richard Niyonkuru,M & E Advisor for ICT ,Ministry of Education ,Rwanda. The speaker stated that Computers, multimedia and mobile technologies are at the forefront of the education environment. Educators are required to find and apply innovative ways to reach their students and to incorporate technologies into their course offerings. This makes them to be motivated , highly value their education and increase their performance.

eLearning Roadtrip: Mobile learning at last?

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One of the ongoing debates in education circles is whether or not a video “mobi-sode” or a game delivered via amobile phone likely to impact or influence a learner’s performance on atest.

My Top Ten Mobile Learning Tools 2009 | Mashed Articles

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I don’t understand how Apple can expect the iPhone or iPod Touch to be taken seriously as an educational device without proper text input. Home Policy RSS Mashed Articles When articles speak for themselves « Howto Read CHM (compiled HTML) file in Ubuntu / debian Linux My Top Ten Mobile Learning Tools 2009 admin, 19 August 2009, No comments Categories: Information Technology , Learning (No Ratings Yet) Loading. Earlier this year I ditched my Nokia N73 for an iPhone.

Building an ICT-Rich Environment | ICT and TLC

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Twitter is an excellent way to connect with educators (and their students) around the world. Animoto Education allows teachers to register a class allowing free access to full-length movies. Tags: education tools

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Five Types of Mobile Learning

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I’ll admit here that I still haven’t read Liz Kolb’s book Toys to Tools: Connecting Student Cell Phones to Education.

Mobile learning gaining traction

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Students tend to be out and about for a reason and the free time they have occurs in short bursts such as sitting on a bus, waiting for a friend or queuing in bank. Read our views on e-learning, higher education and the meaning of everything! 12 May 2010) Twitter feed © Epigeum Ltd, Online Learning for Higher Education, 13 Princes Gardens, London, SW7 1NA, UK Tel: +44 (0) 207 594 7365 email: info@epigeum.com.

mLearnCon 2010: Dr. Mimi Ito – What the User Wants in mLearning « Jenise Cook

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DS Ware – learning platform by Nintendo) (Brain Age, appealing to older learners) Now, professors are using DS Classroom to use DS Ware devices for education. Miranda Banks.

Relevant Science: "Mobile Learning: Trends and Challenges"

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Prior to starting Project K-Nect,, I held a variety of positions in the education technology sector from a number of firms including with Sun Microsystems and Apple Computer. My name is Mark Hess and I currently serve as the principal of Sarah Banks Middle School.

ACU's iPhone initiative: a year later

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I recently got a chance to follow up with George Saltsman (Faculty Development), Scott Perkins (Director of Research) and William (Bill) Rankin (Director of Educational Innovation), meeting up for a multiparty video chat which revealed the excitement these guys have for what they are seeing become the platform for education: the iPhone. Read on to see how the iPhone (and the iPod touch) has played a role in creating a new model for higher education at ACU.