SCVNGR: Cell Phone Scavenger Hunt Builder!

Cell Phones in Learning

Most of the scavenger hunt type applications online only use smartphones, so it is fantastic to come across one that is more accessible (since over 60% of cell phone users still have basic phones). Thank you to Jeffrey Branzburg for pointing me towards a resource called SCVNGR.

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Cell Phones in Education Part 2: Assistive Technology

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Connecting back to a previous blog post where I was musing on the difference between Differentiated Instruction and Universal Design for Learning , we can see that today’s cell phones are adding more functionality and are designed with the spirit of Universal Design in mind.

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Cell Phones in Education Part 4: Learning on Location

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Disclaimer : While this post presumes the use of a smart phone, and while it is true that not all students own a smart phone, with the current shift toward smart phones, soon, smart phones will be as prevalent as cell phones are today. This is where the mobile phone comes into play. GPS locators found in many of today’s mobile phones allow students to explore their surroundings while also applying mapping skills.

Cell Phones in Education Part 3: Capturing the Moment

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Even today’s basic cell phones come with cameras and voice recorders with some models even having decent video recorders. Students can use the multimedia tools already built into today’s cell phone to gather a variety of evidence in a variety of forms for their school work. If a student doesn’t have a cell phone or doesn’t want to use it, that’s OK. Today’s cell phones are no longer just talk and text devices.

Straight Talk only? Owning more than 1 cell phone

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Numerous individuals utilize a second cell phone to keep photographs and instant messages private. Straight Talk wireless says that most of their customers have one phone only. Ninety percent of American grown-ups have a cellphone, and 58% own a cell phone, as indicated by the Pew Research Center. ” Regardless of every one of their endeavors, two-telephone individuals might have their home and work universes impact.

Cell Phones in Learning Radio Show is BACK!! Conversation with Nabeel Ahmad from Columbia University: Mobile Learning Course

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The show has returned for the Fall! Jeff and I have a great line up of guests this Fall. Please check them out at: [link

Cell Phones in Learning Radio Show is BACK!! Conversation with Nabeel Ahmad from Columbia University: Mobile Learning Course

Cell Phones in Learning

The show has returned for the Fall! Jeff and I have a great line up of guests this Fall. Please check them out at: [link

Cell Phones in Learning Radio Show is BACK!! AND Improved!

Cell Phones in Learning

Cell Phones in Learning's live radio show will return at our new time.8:30 He is in charge of an innovative technology project at Michigan, which includes web-based simulations pairing university students and K-12 classrooms. Not only is he very interested in the topic of 21st Century learning and cell phones, but he found our first interview for the upcoming broadcast!!! Starting this Wednesday, Feb.

Cell Phones in Learning Radio Show is BACK!! AND Improved!

Cell Phones in Learning

Cell Phones in Learning's live radio show will return at our new time.8:30 He is in charge of an innovative technology project at Michigan, which includes web-based simulations pairing university students and K-12 classrooms. Not only is he very interested in the topic of 21st Century learning and cell phones, but he found our first interview for the upcoming broadcast!!! Starting this Wednesday, Feb.

Cell Phones in Learning Radio Show Wed June 3rd: Preservice Teachers Talk about Cell Phone Use in Student Teaching

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Tonight we are talking with four student teachers (recently graduated) who used cell phones in learning during their student teaching.@anlingua Liz Kolb says (00:42:28): Example of a blog post from a student teacher about their wiffiti cell phone project [link] Peggy_G says to (00:45:32): did you grade those assignments differently whether they used cell phones or not? Chat Transcript: Liz Kolb says (00:24:59): Welcome to the show!

Cell Phones in Learning Radio Show Wed June 3rd: Preservice Teachers Talk about Cell Phone Use in Student Teaching

Cell Phones in Learning

Tonight we are talking with four student teachers (recently graduated) who used cell phones in learning during their student teaching.@anlingua Liz Kolb says (00:42:28): Example of a blog post from a student teacher about their wiffiti cell phone project [link] Peggy_G says to (00:45:32): did you grade those assignments differently whether they used cell phones or not? Chat Transcript: Liz Kolb says (00:24:59): Welcome to the show!

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

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Tuesday, June 16, 2009 Ideas for Enhancing Teaching and Learning with Cell Phones Even in Districts that Ban Them Last week I had the opportunity to speak with colleagues interested in using cell phones to enhance teaching and learning in schools with a 21st century education focus.

10 engaging ideas for cell phones in learning

Cell Phones in Learning

On Friday I presented at Eastern Michigan University on 10 ways to use a basic cell hones as a content-based learning tool. I couple the cell phone with 10 web2.0 resources. Below is the PowerPoint slide show that I shared during the presentation.

10 engaging ideas for cell phones in learning

Cell Phones in Learning

On Friday I presented at Eastern Michigan University on 10 ways to use a basic cell hones as a content-based learning tool. I couple the cell phone with 10 web2.0 resources. Below is the PowerPoint slide show that I shared during the presentation.

Cell Phones in Learning Radio Show: Wed May 6th: Dr. Dick Ng'ambi from South Africa

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Ng'ambi is giving us background on how students in SA were afraid to speak up in class b/c of history of segregation in SA.thus wanted to create a space where learners could share annoymously Liz Kolb:90% have cell phones Liz Kolb:HI Peggy! Thanks for joining us Jeff Stanzler:Hi, Peggy Peggy_G:Hi Jeff and Liz Liz Kolb:Sounds similiar to students' apprehensions in the US Peggy_G:is he talking about university students or K-12 students? Chat Transcript: Liz Kolb:Welcome!

Cell Phones in Learning Radio Show: Wed May 6th: Dr. Dick Ng'ambi from South Africa

Cell Phones in Learning

Ng'ambi is giving us background on how students in SA were afraid to speak up in class b/c of history of segregation in SA.thus wanted to create a space where learners could share annoymously Liz Kolb:90% have cell phones Liz Kolb:HI Peggy! Thanks for joining us Jeff Stanzler:Hi, Peggy Peggy_G:Hi Jeff and Liz Liz Kolb:Sounds similiar to students' apprehensions in the US Peggy_G:is he talking about university students or K-12 students? Chat Transcript: Liz Kolb:Welcome!

Mobile Devices as Musical Devices

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Using an iPhone as a musical device is an interesting application of a cell phone. The video below profiles experiments being conducted at Stanford University in using a mobile device such as an iPhone/iPod Touch to create a mobile phone orchestra. Tags: Cell Phones in Education digital culture iPod in Education

Cell Phones in Learning Radio Show: Wed June 17th: Conversation with Developer of Yodio.com

Cell Phones in Learning

Jeff Stanzler says to (00:35:12): Elizabeth Hartnell_Young's work at University of Mottingham in England: Jeff Stanzler says to (00:35:17): Links: Jeff Stanzler says to (00:35:20): [link] Jeff Stanzler says to (00:35:38): Sorry. CHAT TRANSCRIPT Liz Kolb says (00:32:22): Welcome everyone!

Cell Phones in Learning Radio Show: Wed June 17th: Conversation with Developer of Yodio.com

Cell Phones in Learning

Jeff Stanzler says to (00:35:12): Elizabeth Hartnell_Young's work at University of Mottingham in England: Jeff Stanzler says to (00:35:17): Links: Jeff Stanzler says to (00:35:20): [link] Jeff Stanzler says to (00:35:38): Sorry. CHAT TRANSCRIPT Liz Kolb says (00:32:22): Welcome everyone!

Mobile Learning: Another Brief Reading List

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Mobile Phones and Computers Debate : Educational Technology Debate exploring ICT and learning in developing countries. School Matters: Mobile Phones, Mobile Minds : A teachers.tv video series on young people, their mobile phones, and the impacts on their schools and education. Mobile Learning: Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training : A book of articles published by Athabasca University.

How Mobile Cell Phones Change Everything When We Do - Ewan McIntosh | Digital Media & Education

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In the UK children have owned and used mobile phones at any kind of scale in schools (legitimately or otherwise) for about six years. It becomes even more palpable as the replacement cell phones are not of the simpler phone-text-image cariety, but, of course, the of smartphone stock.

Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

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The Revolution No One Noticed: Mobile Phones and Multimobile Services in Higher Education. Cell Phones in Learning. Mobile Phones as a Challenge for Learning. Duke University: Mobile Devices in Education. I’ve spent an inordinately long time writing a whitepaper on mobile learning trying to expound our thoughts about it and how it might be used in the workplace.

Connected Admin » Mobile Technology at the University of Washington – It is about the community

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The University serves over 65,000 students, faculty, and staff. The University noticed that around 90% of the 15,000 handheld devices connecting to its network were running the iPhone OS. This led the University to develop it's own app for the iPhone.

Text Messaging Increases Patients Adherence In Medicaid Populations

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That’s why Sense Health researchers at Montefiore Medical Center’s University Behavioral Associates conducted a clinical trial to see if text messaging could increase medication adherence among high-cost Medicaid patients.

The Mobile Learner

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Most common words include nation, America & change Blogroll CanuckHistory Cell Phones in Learning Mobile Learning Moving At The Speed of Creativity Portable PD PortableRadio.ca From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning : Liz Kolb’s blog on using cell phones for learning.

mobile phones: the e-readers of choice in South Africa

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I have blogged about m-uBuntu before – a growing family of schools in South Africa who are using “cell phones” to transform how they teach. We have been out there a few times, and were very excited to hear it being reported on by “The Word”, a US radio channel who spent a while in Cape Town visiting two great mobile literacy projects there: M4Lit – Mobile Phones for Literacy. Our m-Ubuntu project in South Africa hits the news in USA!

March Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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Top Items: Cell Phone Conferencing A Free Tool for Teaching! Here is the monthly top ten list for cc.mlearnopedia.com from March. Enjoy.

eModeration Station » Mobile learning #1: The big picture

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This Guardian Weekly article , for example, reports on the massive rise of mobile phone use in Africa. Publishers are starting to produce apps (applications, or programs) which you can download onto your iPhone or Android phone. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This!

Province, industry, and university partner for mobile learning research | Tony Bates

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iCORE is providing $760,000 over five years, Athabasca University is contributing $1.6 ’ Written by tony2 · Filed Under Events , Technology , geolocation , mobile learning Tagged: 2009 , Alberta , Athabasca University , iCORE , k , Kinshuk , Malkin , mobile learning , Xerox Canada Comments Got something to say?

Mobiles, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Merge — MobileBeyond

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As mobile smart phone applications, mobile data, the wireless Internet and smartphones morphed into location aware systems, the need for augmented reality disappeared. Primitive hand held devices, once called PDA’s, phones, tablets , disappeared.

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

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In this lesson, students learn about innovative uses of cellphone technology and applications in the developing world, then explore how their phones can be used as learning tools. In such places, cellphones are becoming the truly universal technology.

WNYC Doubles Its Mobile Donations Using “Text to Donate”

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Donors text a keyword to a number, and a small donation – $5 or $10 – is automatically added to their cell phone bills. They showed how SMS can often be most powerful when it’s a simple entry point to welcome supporters into your broader digital universe.

Dial M for Mobile

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Thanks to Kristen Beattie for pointing me to Dial M for Mobile , a very nice article about the potential for mobile phone use in schools, while also explaining some of the concerns. Mahmoud) I also loved the Getty Images photo of the Swiss Army knife phone

American Journal of Public Health Shows How Mobile Health Campaigns Can Reach Underserved Populations

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Americans living in or near poverty are more likely to live in cell phone-only households (no fixed phone line), and those living in cell phone-only households are more likely to have experienced numerous barriers to health care,” the journal writes. University of Maryland Changed 95% of Lower-Income Parents’ Behaviors with Nutrition Information.

Text Message Reminders Increase Vaccination Rates Among Low-Income Populations

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However, they also acknowledge the limitations of such systems, which typically rely on phone calls and direct mail. All families in the study had a cell phone capable of receiving text messages.

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.

Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow | MobileBehavior

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But while mobile phones have been blamed for an increase in exam cheating , SMS has been praised for helping students learn to spell. Marys City School in Ohio , mobile phones are embraced, not banished from being used in the classroom.

Mobile learning: Ready or not! | Keeping Pace

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I love my Droid phone as much as the next person, but is it truly a vehicle for learning? Hughes, Michelle Read and graduate student researchers from the University of Texas at Austin are working to understand how students, teachers and leaders in middle schools are using technology.

The Disadvantages of Mobile Learning | eHow.com

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References Compassion in Politics: Advantages and Disadvantages of Mobile Learning E-Learning Resources: m-Learning Who Can Help Sponsored Earn your degree from industry experts at University of Phoenix.

Help High School Graduates Attend College with Summer Text Message Programs

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The college application process offers schools an easy way to reach students and ask for consent to send text messages to their cell phones.