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

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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?

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

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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. Alerts & Reminders Mobile Research Reports Text Messaging

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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. Here is an example of a mobile chat room where students keep in touch with each other to plan their research for an assignment. Louise Duncan said: Mobile learning – constructing a themed approach [link] #mlearn2009 #HHL09 #mlearning [.]

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

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As Sheryl Kingstone, research director at Yankee Group, points out, “It takes 90 minutes for the average person to respond to an email. They created a user profile for each subscribed mobile user based on previous purchases, then constructed personalized messages using that information.

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

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November Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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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

Mobile Augmented Reality – A Brief Overview

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Wikipedia defines Augmented Reality as: [Augmented reality (AR) is a field of computer research which deals with the combination of real-world and computer-generated data (virtual reality), where computer graphics objects are blended into real footage in real time. At present, most AR research is concerned with the use of live video imagery which is digitally processed and “augmented&# by the addition of computer-generated graphics.

A Great Resource for Mobile Learning

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I’ve been doing some research for a paper I’m writing on mobile learning for distribution within my company. Constructing Mobile Technology-Enabled Environments for an Integrated Learning. Handheld Educational Applications: A Review of the Research ……………………………………………… 302. Click the image to go to the Google Preview.

Australian Teacher Impresses with Cell Phones in Learning

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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.

Australian Teacher Impresses with Cell Phones in Learning

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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.

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. 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.

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

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Great for getting learners to assemble their own ideas and demonstrate the construction of knowledge. Enables students or teachers to remotely log data for research or learning purposes, and can be customised to synchronise with a desktop PC Access database.

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. Tags: Sharples research

Is your institution considering mobile learning? « Tony Bates

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

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And a lot of research has shown that this type of experiment helps students understand and learn material a lot more effectively. ALT-J Research in Learning Technology / Nov 2009 /. Research Information > The Slow Rise Of e-Books International Survey > Handheld Guides: Their Use.

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

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HOME Curriculum Pedagogy Policy Psychology Research Technology Umm… andrew j. Tools can be either used for “content delivery&# at one extreme, or “content construction&# at the other. The primary purpose of the study is to analyze extant research within the context of this framework. Tags: research novice advanced cerniglia why we learn RSS FEED Mobile Learning – Frohberg et al.

Mobile Libraries: Mobile Apps For Virtual Learning Environments

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Mobile Libraries Mobile Libraries Is Devoted To Documenting Any and All Topics Relating To Services Provided By Libraries To Patrons Within Mobile Environments.Library Mobile Services Are Defined As Any And All Library Services That Are Provided Via Mobile Technologies.

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

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Spectrum > Mobile Learning, Libraries, And Technologies Spectrum Is Devoted To Documenting Any and All Topics Relating To Mobile Learning, Mobile Library Services, and Mobile Technologies.

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.

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

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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.

Text messaging for collaborative learning in South Africa | Tony Bates

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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. NICTA did an awesome peice of research at Merrylands High School using iTouches.

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)! Im currently researching mobile technologies as part of a 6 month research project and the MLA Access for All Toolkit for my MSc dissertation.

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Improves 21st-century social interactions - fostering constructive and constructivist (collaborative) use 4. Project Tomorrow wasnt the first research group to flag the digital disconnect. NetFamilyNews.org Kid-Tech News for Parents Post in our forum for parents, teens - You! -

E-learning on Mobile Phones | MoSo Technology Blog

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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. main | sidebar Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org "Courage cant see around corners, but goes around them anyway." - Mignon McLaughlin Home Profile ShareMore!

Relevant Science: "Mobile Learning: Trends and Challenges"

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of Education conducted research asking students why they felt so disengaged in math and science and how technology could become an enabler to motivate them in these areas. skip to main | skip to sidebar Relevant Science Comments and links to reports on science, and its applications.