Interesting Design and Construction Techniques

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This article is somewhat related to mobile learning in that it talks about the form factor of mobile devices of the future. Looks like we may be carrying mobile devices made of organic materials, which would allow for a more sustainable and greener manufacturing environment

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

The Mobile Learner

We move now to a discussion in the use if mobile devices and knowledge construction. Therefore, knowledge construction is about a change in focus from knowledge attainment to skill development. Knowledge construction is about using information in consecutive ways. How Do we Construct Knowledge in the 21st Century? 1) Is it Knowledge Construction and is Knowledge Construction the Main Requirement?

4 Use Cases for Enterprise Wearable Technology

Float Mobile Learning

Industry News construction context customer service Google Glass health care Mobile Enterprise smart glasses use cases warehousing wearablesWearables at home, wearables at work, wearables everywhere - we get it. But are you ready to discover what some of the most pivotal uses for wearables are?

SMS Nation: Americans Text a Lot, Score Tickets to Sports Games with SMS & Construction Text Updates

Mobile Commons

Louisiana uses text messaging for construction updates. A new text messaging program in Southwest Louisiana is using SMS to update its residents on real-time construction-related news. So far the program only sends out updates, although the program could become useful for other construction companies, or even governments, as a way of informing residents of local construction projects. Text messaging’s popularity is showing up in all corners of the country.

4 Use Cases for Enterprise Wearable Technology

Float Mobile Learning

Industry News construction context customer service Google Glass health care Mobile Enterprise smart glasses use cases warehousing wearablesWearables at home, wearables at work, wearables everywhere - we get it. But are you ready to discover what some of the most pivotal uses for wearables are?

Mobile Learning: constructing a themed approach | Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch

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Chat – The chat room can be constructed to include any group of students, and if properly managed, provides a new way of using the iPod touch for real time communication. Louise Duncan said: Mobile learning – constructing a themed approach [link] #mlearn2009 #HHL09 #mlearning [.] By: Tweets that mention Mobile Learning: constructing a themed approach | Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch -- Topsy.com on November 29, 2009 at 10:39 pm [.]

mLearning-World.com: The Learning Circuits Blog: What simulations are good at capturing that books are not

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Follow up to read the paper on simulation constructs. skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Wednesday, November 29, 2006 The Learning Circuits Blog: What simulations are good at capturing that books are not From The Learning Circuits Blog: What simulations are good at capturing that books are not.

mLearning: Moving Beyond the App

The Mobile Learner

The discussion in education circles regarding inquiry based learning and knowledge construction applies when discussing mobile learning. It is only by using mobile devices to collaboratively interact with others, construct knowledge and publish learning that mobile use begins to move to a new and higher level. Apps that allow students to communicate, collaborate, share ideas and construct knowledge with others across distances and time do support higher level learning.

5 Point Guide to Publishing a Research Paper in a STEM Journal

Kitaboo

Deal Constructively with Feedback. As the last and final step of getting the research published in a STEM journal, dealing with editors’ feedback constructively is very critical. In the field of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), academic writing and publishing of papers in a reputed journal emerge as one of the most competitive engagements for many aspirants.

mLearning: Moving Beyond the App

The Mobile Learner

The discussion in education circles regarding inquiry based learning and knowledge construction applies when discussing mobile learning. It is only by using mobile devices to collaboratively interact with others, construct knowledge and publish learning that mobile use begins to move to a new and higher level. Apps that allow students to communicate, collaborate, share ideas and construct knowledge with others across distances and time do support higher level learning.

Benefits of a Digital Library for Associations and Non-Profit Organizations

Kitaboo

The development and construction of a digital library are heavily dependent upon its technological environment provided by the internet and the world wide web. These factors, which have been enumerated below, act as guidelines for the construction of a digital library.

Use Smartphones in class, say school principals

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They propose some solid guiding principles, which any enlightened teacher would share: Education should prepare students to be active, constructive participants in a global society. The National Association of Secondary School Principals have been trying to make sense of the whirlwind that is Social and Mobile Technologies. They have just released a position statement , summarizing their thoughts on the matter … and it is surprisingly good!

5 Strategies to Improve Your Learning Management System

Kitaboo on EdTech

If your learning management system example has functions that allow your organization to construct your own ebook webstore, maximize that capability to promote extra convenience for your learners. You are a school, college or university looking to publish online courses and assign virtual work to your students. You are an enterprise looking to provide training to your staff. You are an online tutor providing one-on-one lessons for your pupils.

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more mediaBoard-style action

moblearn

At the risk of sounding a bit like a stuck record, I still think the apex of creative, constructive, empowering mobile learning with ANY phone is all about sending and sharing media. I tend to go an about the mediaBoard, in this regard, but I only just stumbled on another, game-play variant called the Go Game. Techologicaly, it is way behind the mediaBoard. But where it scores is in the efforts

Cycle 4 Full Pilot Material

MobilED

Through these connections, students can discuss their prototypes and concepts with people who have an in depth understanding of the challenges the students’ work relates to, and may receive meaningful suggestions or constructive criticism. “ Creating a Game ” in which students construct a playful learning activity.

Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?

Upside Learning

Foreman’s Mate – a utility for the workers in construction industry. Technology around us is evolving at a rapid pace and is in turn affecting a speedy evolution of learning technology. Work is changing and, to keep pace with it, training is changing too. Which of these technology changes will impact training the most? I think mobile applications are the game changer for training. Let me explain why I think that way. Why Mobile?

The Mobile Learning Edge – A Quick Book Review

Upside Learning

That would leave us to have constructive discussions about the nature of a product or service to meet their needs; instead of spending so much time educating them about the technology and its applications. A few weeks back we received Gary Woodill’s latest book ‘The Mobile Learning Edge’ ; after a few weeks of hanging around on my desk, I’ve found the time to read it. Let me dive straight in and make some comments about it.

Voice for Development: Your Weekend Long Reads

Steve Vosloo

If you’re into manufacturer, you can now buy one of a range of Alexa Development Kits for a few hundred dollars to construct your own voice-controlled products. While ICT4D innovates from the ground up, most tech we use comes from the top. Yes, it takes a little time for the prices of commercial services in Silicon Valley to drop sufficiently, and the tech to diffuse to the audiences we work with, but the internet and mobile have made that wait short indeed.

Mobile Augmented Reality – A Brief Overview

mLearning is Good

Advanced research includes the use of motion-tracking data, fiducial markers recognition using machine vision, and the construction of controlled environments containing any number of sensors and actuators.]. . The integration of innovative technology in learning has always been a goal of educators.

The iPad mini review for Educators

uLearning Blog

You might also want to know that it’s a solid slice of aluminum and beautifully constructed. “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. And now, there’s a mini version – it really is that simple. Yes you might want to know its not just mini, it’s super thin and only slightly heavier than most phones.

Preparing to present pt2.

uLearning Blog

For the purposes of the workshop, once I’ve used these resources to construct my workshop, I can use evernote to publish the notebook to a web address so they are all accessible for workshop attendees also! My next step after setting up the graphical elements of my presentation is to gather all my resources in one place and make them available as a resource for the day.

Open call for international mobile film festival!

Cell Phones in Learning

The project competition is really considering the cell phone to be a device of knowledge construction! The 4th edition of the Pocket Films Festival will take place at the Pompidou Center, Paris, on June, 13-14-15th 2008. Currently they have an "open call" for international films created with mobile phones. This is an opportunity for students to develop films for class using their cell phones and receive some internalization recognition for their work.

Open call for international mobile film festival!

Cell Phones in Learning

The project competition is really considering the cell phone to be a device of knowledge construction! The 4th edition of the Pocket Films Festival will take place at the Pompidou Center, Paris, on June, 13-14-15th 2008. Currently they have an "open call" for international films created with mobile phones. This is an opportunity for students to develop films for class using their cell phones and receive some internalization recognition for their work.

Create Art Galleries by Phone

Cell Phones in Learning

As a result, students are learning to use their cell phone as a knowledge construction tool, and teachers do not have to fear cell phone disruptions in the classroom. Using a site called MyArtSpace , students can now create their own virtual museum or gallery with their cell phone. The site is made in the UK, and is specifically for classes that visit museums or galleries.

Create Art Galleries by Phone

Cell Phones in Learning

As a result, students are learning to use their cell phone as a knowledge construction tool, and teachers do not have to fear cell phone disruptions in the classroom. Using a site called MyArtSpace , students can now create their own virtual museum or gallery with their cell phone. The site is made in the UK, and is specifically for classes that visit museums or galleries.

A Great Resource for Mobile Learning

mLearning is Good

Constructing Mobile Technology-Enabled Environments for an Integrated Learning. Click the image to go to the Google Preview. I’ve been doing some research for a paper I’m writing on mobile learning for distribution within my company. As I went through all of the resources I’ve collected, I came back across one that I really think is worthwhile for learning professoinals to have a look at.

mLearning-World.com: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY OF FACTORS INFLUENCING M-LEARNING SUCCESS | from AllBusiness.com

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User satisfaction construct is used to measure m-learning success. The data collected by questionnaire were analyzed to check the validity of constructs. Then hypotheses describing the relationships between the identified constructs and user satisfaction were formulated and tested.

mLearning-World.com: Life Tools- Power & Time

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Power directed by a good purpose is constructive, and results in achievement. The twenty-four- inch gauge and the common gavel speak to every Mason the language of constructive purpose land personal power. The 24 inch gauge is a beautiful symbol of how to construct the time of the self.

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POSH Training in the Modern Workplace: Creation, Delivery & Best Practices 

Kitaboo

Moreover, imparting POSH training on virtual devices can also empower you to take a detailed stock of your employees’ understanding potential, while providing them with constructive and instant feedback. A safe, amicable, and inclusive work environment can prove to be highly effective in improving employee productivity and enhancing organizational efficiency.

Contextual Content: How to Adapt Your Mobile Marketing Strategy for Text Messaging

Mobile Commons

They created a user profile for each subscribed mobile user based on previous purchases, then constructed personalized messages using that information. If your brand is using text messaging to reach out to consumers, there are two basic premises to be aware of. The first is that text messaging is an extremely powerful way to reach, engage, and convert mobile users into loyal users.

Interactive technology keeps classes 'relevant'

mLearning World

Superintendent Scott Beene said a significant portion of the bond will pay for the construction of computer labs at the district's elementary and secondary schools. [link] Eunice Morton walked around her desk, grabbing an electronic writing tablet and quickly jabbing it with a stylus. As the Pine Tree High School science teacher moved her hand, a presentation projected onto her classroom wall came to life. Text appeared, changed color, became underlined and then vanished.

Squeeze Those Web Links into 160 Characters

Mobile Commons

Mobile Commons is the only platform that lets you construct profiles based on all mobile behavior, including text messages, phone calls, mobile web browsing, and, for our nonprofit customers, mobile donations. With only 160 characters, it’s sometimes tough to fit those long URLs into your messages. Popular services like bit.ly and tinyurl.com can help shorten your long web links for you, but did you know that Mobile Commons can do it too?

POSH Training in the Modern Workplace: Creation, Delivery & Best Practices 

Kitaboo

Moreover, imparting POSH training on virtual devices can also empower you to take a detailed stock of your employees’ understanding potential, while providing them with constructive and instant feedback. A safe, amicable, and inclusive work environment can prove to be highly effective in improving employee productivity and enhancing organizational efficiency.

Where do we begin? How about with a "how to" book?

Cell Phones in Learning

Darren Draper just left a comment and question on my blog about how and where do we begin demonstrating the knowledge construction capabilities of cell phones? I propose that we begin in many places (Classroom 2.0, K12 Online Conference, Edubloggers) but also with a book.actually my book (I know, a little self-promotion) that I am finishing with ISTE, our goal is to have it published before the NECC conference this coming June.

Where do we begin? How about with a "how to" book?

Cell Phones in Learning

Darren Draper just left a comment and question on my blog about how and where do we begin demonstrating the knowledge construction capabilities of cell phones? I propose that we begin in many places (Classroom 2.0, K12 Online Conference, Edubloggers) but also with a book.actually my book (I know, a little self-promotion) that I am finishing with ISTE, our goal is to have it published before the NECC conference this coming June.

Australian Teacher Impresses with Cell Phones in Learning

Cell Phones in Learning

As a result Jarrod feels that his students are able to research, collaborate, and better construct answers to his exam questions. Australian educator Jarrod Robinson (Known as Mr. Robbo -- The P.E. Geek) has been doing some very impressive activities with cell phones in his instruction. He is a physical education teacher in Victoria, Australia. Below I describe a few of these innovative projects: Most recently Jarrod has developed a QRcode orienteering activity for his students. Awesome!

Australian Teacher Impresses with Cell Phones in Learning

Cell Phones in Learning

As a result Jarrod feels that his students are able to research, collaborate, and better construct answers to his exam questions. Australian educator Jarrod Robinson (Known as Mr. Robbo -- The P.E. Geek) has been doing some very impressive activities with cell phones in his instruction. He is a physical education teacher in Victoria, Australia. Below I describe a few of these innovative projects: Most recently Jarrod has developed a QRcode orienteering activity for his students. Awesome!

November Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning November 1, 2009 to November 30, 2009 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. eLearning report: Review of Learning 2.0

How Can eTextbooks Help K-12 Publishers, Institutes & Students

Kitaboo on EdTech

Therefore, they have more time at hand for constructive interaction with the students. As digital technology expands its horizons, more and more educational institutes including high schools and colleges are adopting eBooks to impart knowledge.

Andy Ramsden: Are QR Codes the Future of Mobile Learning?

mLearning

Text-recognition will also be far more flexible than QR Codes; potentially, semantic constructs could be used to allow the recognition of an infinite variety of different types of data, the same way that OCR currently works on desktop computers. I posted the following response to Andy Ramsden’s blog post on this topic: I’ve been researching the use of 2D barcodes (and particularly QR Codes) in education for over two years now.ÂÂ

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3 Ways You To Use Text Messaging During the Summer Holidays

Mobile Commons

And some cities use text messaging in their department of transportation to alert drivers to construction related route changes! Summer is synonymous with fun: outdoor events during the day and into night, with a cold beverage in your hand for all of it. This summer, use text messaging to stay in touch with your community. Here are three ways to grow, engage, and alert your mobile list in order to make sure that they enjoy the summer as much as possible.

Learning 3.0 will be mobile « JohnsBlog

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He sees it as enabling us to move beyond 20th century ideas of education as knowledge construction and information processing, into a new era of education as continuous interaction between learners, educators, personal technologies and everyday experience. Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter JohnsBlog John Millner's MAODE blog Home About Archive Can time really be managed? Is online learning necessarily constructivist?

Been to Storehouse HQ, got the tshirt, glimpsed the future of publishing

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MORE: App Workflows: Download a free sample or the full version of my ‘iPad is not a PC’ iBook to learn more about constructing app workflows. I have been a Storehouse user since day one. This has been due to its simplicity, and the fascinating, National-Geographic-esque articles that users immediately started contributing. I also really appreciated how, unlike many startups, several of the staff found the time to reach out to me personally following the publishing of my first stories.

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