The iPad mini review for Educators

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You might also want to know that it’s a solid slice of aluminum and beautifully constructed. WHAT ABOUT EDUCATION? So, yes, iPad is big in education.

Use Smartphones in class, say school principals

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They actively encourage schools to accept smartphones, and social networking as part their educational provision, and offer a range of guidelines and advice to different levels of practitioner. Recognizing the educational value of encouraging such behaviors, many school leaders have shifted their energies from limiting the use of these technologies to limiting their abuse. And then offer specific suggestions for different leaders in education.

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Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?

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Today there are hundreds of apps for education available on the Apple Appstore – here’s a big list of iPhone apps for education. Foreman’s Mate – a utility for the workers in construction industry.

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: Moving Beyond the App

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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.

Mobile learning: Ready or not! | Keeping Pace

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About Evergreen Education Group Contact Us January 12, 2011 Mobile learning: Ready or not! Why don’t we give them a constructive outlet for this energy?

What might mobile media afford education? « David Gagnon

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Past Instructional Projects Presentations « Mobile Learning What might mobile media afford education? 8: Mobile Educational Gaming Really, this is just repackaging, but because there is still so much to be learned I thought it deserved a separate mention.

Considerations on What mLearning Now Means

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Educational and societal changes happen so rapidly these days that there is always something to reflect on. Back in 2007, when I began this blog, the posts often focused on ways educators and students could utilize mobile devices for learning in an attempt to make it’s use ubiquitous. They also exist to support knowledge construction, research skills and problem solving. I’ve been quiet on the blog for a while. It’s not that I have nothing to write about.

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. Open Discussion- Is There an Educational Laffer Cu.

Mobile Augmented Reality – A Brief Overview

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. The integration of innovative technology in learning has always been a goal of educators. 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.].

Australian Teacher Impresses with Cell Phones in Learning

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Australian educator Jarrod Robinson (Known as Mr. Robbo -- The P.E. He is a physical education teacher in Victoria, Australia. As a result Jarrod feels that his students are able to research, collaborate, and better construct answers to his exam questions.

Australian Teacher Impresses with Cell Phones in Learning

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Australian educator Jarrod Robinson (Known as Mr. Robbo -- The P.E. He is a physical education teacher in Victoria, Australia. As a result Jarrod feels that his students are able to research, collaborate, and better construct answers to his exam questions.

A Great Resource for Mobile Learning

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Educational Principles and Strategies that Work ……………………………………………………………………… 21. 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.

Interactive technology keeps classes 'relevant'

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" He said the district's studies of the effectiveness of some technology in education — specifically iPods and the iPod touch — indicated the multimedia approach improved students' knowledge retention. 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. Teachers also have access to thousands of educational videos through an online subscription service.

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

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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? The book is tentatively called Toys To Tools: Connecting Student Cell Phones To Education In and Out of the Classroom. I propose that we begin in many places (Classroom 2.0,

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? The book is tentatively called Toys To Tools: Connecting Student Cell Phones To Education In and Out of the Classroom. I propose that we begin in many places (Classroom 2.0,

The Mobile Learning Edge – A Quick Book Review

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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.

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

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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.  I’ve been very interested in their use in education as I immediately recognised their power for linking situated learning opportunities with instructional and interactive learning opportunities when I first read about them.

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mLearning-World.com: Top 10 Freeware Apps for M-Learning- from mLearning @edublogs

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iTube video downloader for iPods/PDAs/mobile phones: iTube videos range considerably in educational video, but it is still a superb resource of video content. Great for getting learners to assemble their own ideas and demonstrate the construction of knowledge.

mLearning-World.com: Christmas Wish List - The Ultimate mLearning Package

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The attaché is constructed of black aluminum and features an embossed 007 Gun Logo. For 10% off any product use the following discount code: ctrend Regards, Michael 3:11 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. Open Discussion- Is There an Educational Laffer Cu.

Learning 3.0 will be mobile « JohnsBlog

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We move from topic to topic, managing a range of personal learning projects, rather than following a single curriculum… (Sharples et al, 2005, p2) Mobile networks connect learners with each other as well as with educators, so mLearning is seen as inherently collaborative as well as situated.

Create mobile learning materials « Innovation in Teaching

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Is your institution considering mobile learning? « Tony Bates

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e-learning and distance education resources by Tony Bates is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5

Mobile Learning – Frohberg et al. | andrew j. cerniglia

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December 23rd, 2009 Posted in Technology Write comment The integration/utilization of mobile technology into the educational setting will be one of my primary focuses in the coming months. It seems clear that the use of mobile technology, phones specifically, as a means of facilitating educational experiences will only increase in the future. These thoughts were the impetus for my decision to read as much as I can regarding the integration of mobile technologies and education.

Mobile Libraries: ACU > Chemistry Labs, Classes Combine Science With Mobile Learning

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A very important movement in science education is the inclusion of inquiry-based experiments," says Cynthia Powell, instructor of chemistry and biochemistry. SSRN iPhone App iSSRN Now Available Twitter For Educational Networking Facebook, Tweet In Class ?

Learner-Centric Mobile Learning | Mobile Learning

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Constructivist – activities in which learners actively construct new ideas or concepts based on both their previous and current knowledge. A further insight into the similarities between mobile learning and other learning innovations of the past comes from the recent Mtraining conference held in Wollongong last month, this time, from Dennis Macnamara, who provides some insights into reactions to change in education over the centuries (audio file).

Spectrum > Mobile Learning, Libraries, And Technologies: Merck Manuals > Apple iPhone / iPod Touch Apps

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> The Mobile Campus > Higher Education In The > iP. AnyTime / AnyWhere Learning > Education In The iPh. Open Educational Resources > OER Search By ISKME 7 Things You Should Know About Mobile IT Utopia ? " Education Week FREE Live Chat: Are Digital Textboo.

Mobile Libraries: Mobile Apps For Virtual Learning Environments

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As defined in Wikipedia "A virtual learning environment (VLE) is a software system designed to support teaching and learning in an educational setting, as distinct from a Managed Learning Environment (MLE) where the focus is on management. Mobile Learning: Transforming The Delivery Of Educ.

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

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Text messaging for collaborative learning in South Africa | Tony Bates

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In a long-term study she conducted, she found that isolated students have a need for informal support that is often neglected in distance education. Dr Mpine Elizabeth Makoe will speak in the session “ Mobile Learning in Health and Education ”, Thursday, May 28th, 2009, 14:00 – 15:30 at the eLearning Africa 2009 conference in Dakar, Senegal Extract ‘MXit has a registered user base of over 7 million people all over the world and the great majority of them are in South Africa.

Constructivism and Mobile Learning | Mobile Learning

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The basic premise of Constructivist learning theory is that learners must actively “build&# knowledge and skills, and that understanding comes from these cognitive constructs, rather than from any external sources of data. « Standards for Mobile Learning Educational Moblogging » Actions Information Date : 24 May 2006 Categories : Applications , Pedagogy Create a free edublog to get your own comment avatar (and more!)

You are Never Alone » Mobile phones - powerful learning aids?

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In 2008 education researchers at The University of Nottingham said they believe it is time that phone bans were reassessed — because mobile phones can be a powerful learning aid. It encourages teachers to allow students to use their phones in classes for educational purposes.

Frequently Asked Q: Update on ACU's Mobile Learning Initiative

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the iPhone (and the iPod touch) has played a role in creating a new model for higher education at ACU. " These activities were carefully constructed to leverage the existing infrastructure and its security and to ensure that students without the devices could still access the materials.

CommLab University Blog » Blog Archive » Is m-learning a better platform for effective learning?

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M-learning has changed the mode of learning from the traditional instructor-led classroom teaching to constructive learner centered educational setting. Recent studies in Europe and US have shown that many educational institutions and government organizations are using the portable mobile devices to conduct research projects as these user-friendly devices are helping them achieve better results in reduced time period. Tags: global education

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And many students are bringing them to school anyway," says University of Michigan education professor Elliot Soloway. North Carolina math teacher Suzette Kliwer said her students are so eager to use phones in an educational setting that irresponsible use of them has not been a problem.

E-learning on Mobile Phones | MoSo Technology Blog

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Vicki Owen's Topically Technological Library Blog: Case Study 2 – London School of Economics (LSE)

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This idea is an excellent example of enabling the 21st century learner to make use of their travelling time in a constructive manner (if they so wish) and in turn save them time (by directly leading them to free PCs taking away the ‘looking’ element)! Tags: education iPhone

Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: Ubiquitous Computing Environments

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ubiquitous access to digital technologies can provide teachers and students new ways of constructing, representing and sharing knowledge When used effectively within the curriculum, digital technologies can be powerful tools to motivate and stimulate learning and to foster connections with families, the community, and beyond. Tags: ubiquitous education

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. Make sure to check out our other upcoming Education Week chats and webinars.