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Think Multiscreen (vs. iPad-only) when developing an mLearning Strategy

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Granted, the iPad accounts for 91% of all tablet web traffic and that statistic alone is compelling enough to make you want to focus your entire learning development efforts on just this tablet, however as you think about your own mLearning strategy, I strongly encourage you to think instead about the multiscreen world we live in and develop for it. Send to Kindle.

Great Infographic: The Mobile Developer Journey

Mobile Learning Edge

UK-based VisionMobile has released a great infographic illustrating the journey of a mobile developer, from app design to monetization. In particular, take time to download the free report titled Developer Economics 2010 and Beyond. That is because it is still complicated. As time progresses, I expect that new tools will be invented that will make the job easier. WordPress Admin

ASTD Webcast On New Mobile Learning Research

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Regular readers of this blog will be aware that we recently supported ASTD research on Mobile Learning , a report around that was released in May 2012. ASTD conducted a free webinar on that research report this week. Mobile Learning mLearning Mobile Learning ResearchManager, Learning Technology at Qualcomm). Is mobile learning really happening?

Research around using and selecting apps for literacy learning

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Over the past couple of years there has been a few very robust reports and research around apps and websites for literacy learning. Much of this research is the basis for the engagement strand of the Triple E Framework that our preservice teachers use at the University of Michigan to design lesson plans with apps and websites. Gray (Sesame Workshop), Michael B.

12 Predictions for the Mobile Landscape in 2012

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Featured Newsletter analytics App Store augmented reality byod collaboration context development ebooks ePub gamification health care mam mdm mobile researchJoin us as we explore the trends and innovations we will see over the next twelve months.

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Ethical Issues in Mobile Learning: Scenarios for Discussion

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European researchers have developed six scenarios related to the ethics of mobile learning research. Industry News Research IamLEARN mobile learning ethics

Youth, Work, Mobiles and Poverty: everything you need to know


They are also unemployed, under-resourced, and working hard to put things right If you are interested in youth workforce development, and the empowering opportunities of mobile, I''d encourage you to look at the brand new Mobiles for Youth Workforce Development (mYWD) Landscape Review. Are there any research findings that show the impact of mobiles on youth workforce development?

What Business can teach Development

Steve Vosloo

For twelve years I was a practitioner and researcher in the fields of ICT for development, education, government and digital media, always developing tech solutions for social good. I made the move purposefully: to learn and to develop a business perspective on education technology, to see it from the “other side.” What can Business teach Development? But I think my clearest lesson was the value in following an agile product development approach. A product development approach is not new in the development sector.

5 Views of the Future of Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

It is notoriously hard to predict the future of anything, but predicting technology trends can be done if you look for products and services already in development. That means digging for innovations, inventions and ideas that have been already developed in the past 3-5 years, and assessing their potential growth. Some are clearly pushing the envelope more than others.

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How Text Messaging Will Change for the Better in 2016

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Those predictions turned out to be starkly premature, as 97 percent of American smartphone owners text at least once a day, with many of them saying they had done so within the past hour when surveyed by Pew Research Center at the end of 2014. Mobile Research News & UpdatesSo, what has been propping up the popularity of text messaging? The SMS capability is available nationwide.

New Issue of the International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation (IJMLO)

Mobile Learning Edge

Development and evaluation of the flower identification database for mobile with a geo-tagged picture map. 1, 2010) to check out the quality of the research Academic articles on mobile learning are found in many different journals. However, only a few journals are specifically dedicated to mobile learning. Here is the table of contents for its latest issue (Volume 5, No. 2, 2011): .

Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]

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This workshop is a result of months of research on mobile; mobile app design testing for best practices ; countless hours of consulting and lots of learning about design from trial and error. Develop the right mindset needed to design for a multiscreen ecosystem. Why Register for this Training? You will immediately benefit from all of this in a one 6-hr session. Send to Kindle.

Mobile Usage Among The Youth

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The Neilsen Company, the well-known advertising and market research company published an interesting report recently about mobile phone usage amongst youth in certain countries. Such research assumes more significance if the design of mobile learning is to be meaningful for a younger learner audience. You can download the report here. registration required).

Baby Boomers Text More than Ever

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Because baby boomers are becoming the nation’s largest demographic of mobile users and consumers, companies who want to stay competitive need to consider developing a mobile strategy that fits in with this valuable demographics’ needs. Mobile Research Studies Text Messaging Baby boomer’s mobile usage is, well, booming. Text Messages Connect Boomers to Everyone.

Text Messaging for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes

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The research shows that by offering a cost-effective and intimate solution for engaging patients, text messaging acts as a valuable resource for both those at risk for developing diabetes as well as those currently living with this chronic condition. Text messaging is the best way to reach populations most at risk of developing diabetes. times more than Caucasians.

New Handbook of Mobile Learning Is Far-Reaching In Breadth and Depth

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Routledge''s 2013 compilation of more than 100 mobile learning research articles should be considered by faculty members, consultants, and even mobile learning developers. Industry News Pedagogy and Learning book review Handbook of Mobile Learning

Mobile Messaging News Roundup

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Facebook currently provides developers with API tools to build chatbots and Live Chat web plugins for business clients. Kik has also taken its first step into developing that potential after it opened a bot store inside its app, alongside the tools to allow any developer or brand to create their own bot. Mobile Research News & UpdatesRply 69 to unsubscribe.”

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

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Looking to develop interactive training and support videos, flawless screen capturing for tutorials, etc.? This mobile learning solution from Kenexa allows you to rapidly develop content and deploy it on all popular mobile devices and tablets including iPad, iPhone, Symbian, BlackBerry, Windows, and Android. So here’s a few – 15 actually! So let’s start with…. It’s free! Claro.

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UNESCO series of mLearning working papers

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UNESCO are releasing several working papers focusing on different regions of the globe and mapping what mobile learning initiatives are in place, particularly in regards to policy, and teacher professional development. mlearn mobile/miniaturisation latin america mobile report research UNESCOYou can read them all at Edutechdebate: Here are my thoughts on the Latin America report: - I really found the drivers, enablers and blockers section to be very useful – a simple way to communicate a lot about what the issues are.

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Float Mobile Learning Research Report Shows How Mobile Agriculture Has Arrived in North America

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August 29, 2012 – Float Mobile Learning, a consulting firm that develops mobile strategies and apps for major agricultural organizations and Fortune 500 companies, has released a [.]. Featured Press Releases mAgriculture mobile agriculture mobile apps mobile learning research mobile research researchMorton, Ill.

Mobile Learning Research Workshop


I’ve been kindly invited a mobile learning research workshop at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) in a couple of weeks, facilitated by Laurel Dyson and Andrew Litchfield, members of the Technology and Education Design and Development (TEDD) Research Group at UTS. Laurel and Andrew have been involved with quite a bit of recent research into mobile learning, with a summary of their research contained in this ASCILITE paper: [link]. I thought I would share some of the Key Research Questions here, as I prepare for my involvement in this workshop.

Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

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Last week Cisco published a research paper entitled “ Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2012–2017 ,” which included some staggering figures, as to the speed with which we are adopting internet-connected mobile devices around the world. mobile devices per capita. Again the experience was likely not a very good one. Conclusion.

These Stats Bode well for Mobile Learning

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I believe we are getting very close to a ‘mobile-first’ approach to developing content and I can’t wait to see we can come up as a community when it comes to mobile learning design. Building apps is still too complicated and requires a certain amount of technical knowledge and this may not be a good use of eLearning developers’ time. million iPads. More than 2.1

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Review of “Handbook of Mobile Learning”

Mobile Learning Edge

Muilenburg, and written by almost 100 authors, is clearly an academic offering that will be of interest to those researching and studying mobile learning. If you are a faculty member, a consultant, a researcher, or a developer of mobile learning, this book should be on your shelf and should be read. Books Mobile learning Research Berge and Lin Y. eLearning Guilds Mobile Learning Research Report 2006

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * * mLearning World Live Wednesday, August 16, 2006 eLearning Guilds Mobile Learning Research Report 2006 The long-awaited advent of mobile learning appears finally to be upon us. With over 1.5 ► 07/04 - 07/11 (3) eLearning Kindle eBook From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning: Speak U. New Le. Training.

Mobile Messaging News Roundup

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Adding end-to-end encrypted messaging to your app just got a lot easier – Twilio, a leading telecommunications company, announced a partnership with Virgil Security to enable developers to build strong encryption into their messaging services. Industry News Mobile Research Mobile Strategy & Tips News & UpdatesThey need a S trategist ! Consent is everything.

Reviews for The Mobile Learning Edge

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April Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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A research report with 29 recommendations - Ignatia Webs , April 20, 2011 Play and Learn - Mobile Learning Edge , April 3, 2011 Other Sources The following are the top items based on social signals. April 14, 2011 Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis , April 11, 2011 Development (726) Developing Mobile Learning: Which Device Are Your Targeting? hotlist hot April

Open Standards for m-learning?


As enthusiasm for m-learning grows around the world, and more mobile content gets developed, the problem of "re-use" keeps growing. We have been working with researchers and techies in UK, USA and Europe trying to understand the options, and build them into real apps which have been deployed across over 20 nations, via iTunes and Play app stores. These we host on our online library.

Evaluating mHealth Solutions for Healthcare Organizations

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Unfortunately, for most healthcare organizations the tradeoff between advanced features and development time and costs is not yet worth it. To develop an enterprise mobile application that works for an organization’s specific needs requires seven months to a year, and a budget in the neighborhood of $270,000. billion by 2018. That’s almost eight times what it was in 2012.

5 Key Mobile Learning Takeaways from Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends Report [Slides]

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When was the last time you called a theater to get movie times, or visit a travel agency to research your next vacation, or brought a physical map with you on a trip? Here are my top 5 key takeaways for m-Learning from this year’s Internet Trends Report: 1. Internet Growth Remains Strong. There are now 2.4 Billion global Internet users, which is a 8% year over year growth. With 1.5

Mobile Learning Has A Promising Future In India

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However that might change very soon if we are to believe research conducted by McKinsey & Company. If India’s latent demand is unleashed, McKinsey research forecasts that the total number of Internet users will increase more than fivefold, to 450 million, by 2015. Impact On Elearning Developers. Here are a few key points from the report, which I found really interesting.

I’ll Text You! SMS For Your Nonprofit Organization

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On January 28th, Michael Sabat, our VP of Business Development, co-hosted a webinar with two of our good friends: Dawn Bickett from Greenpeace USA and Lawrence Grodeska from All Posts Blog Mobile Resources and Research Nonprofit npo Resources Videos Webinars The webinar covered how nonprofits can use SMS campaigns to engage their supporters with mobile.

Top m-learning reports of 2012

moblearn – of course it would be remiss of me not to point you at our own site for a wealth of free research, and reports. So much for the meaty reports … for more current news, there are some great developer teams (like ours!) Filtering out the best, so you don’t have to! Links to our top m-learning reports for 2012: You know that mobile learning has hit the mainstream when the big guys start to get it … and 2012 is the year that this happened. It is good stuff, but bear in mind their audience. This is not about empowering learning. Very grass-roots up.

6 Drivers Of mLearning In The Workplace

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Immigrants suffer complications in teaching natives how to understand an environment which is “native” to them and foreign to Immigrants” There has been some criticism of this classification, but latest research also shows that there are generational differences albeit more gradual that what Prensky suggested. These will help you make the business case for mLearning.

Mobile Learning Revolution – Round-Up Of Our Best mLearning Posts

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This is compounded by the fact that a large number of organizations and institutions are opting for new modes of learning as part of their training and development. In the same vein, this post talks about a new app developed by the BBC which will allow its reporters in the field to file video, stills and audio directly into the BBC system from an iPhone or iPad. PM on 21st June.

Mobile Learning in Canada: an Update

Mobile Learning Edge

Research in Motion (RIM) – Blackberry. Spongelab Interactive - developer of mobile learning materials for the school system. Research and Education. Athabasca University is a world leader in mobile learning research, under the leadership of Dr. Mohammad Ally. The Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCADU) has the “Taking Ontario Mobile” (TOM) project, which is researching the state of mobile computing, including mobile learning, and its prospects in Ontario. UOIT also has several researchers involved with studies of mobile learning.

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5 Tips for a Successful Mobile Relationship

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Join us on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 3:00 PM EST for a live webinar and learn tips and features you can use to develop a lasting relationship with your subscribers. All Posts Blog Mobile Resources and Research NewsletterValentine’s Day is near and romance is in the air. Get Personal: Your mobile list wants to know there’s a person on the other end of the line.

Best Practices for Writing Health Care Related Text Messages

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Web content has often been developed, edited, and cleared through the proper channels. All Posts Blog Mobile Resources and Research How do you craft health care messages that will inform your audience and change their behaviors? The CDC has written a guide that can help you craft better texts. It turns out the CDC’s not only experts on global health. Be Clear and Concise. Learn More.

The Four Stages of Mobile Maturity

Upside Learning

One interesting aspect I’ve noticed from my research is that organizations move on an evolutionary path as they mature in their adoption of mobile technologies that impact learning significantly. Learning across employees and through the organization benefits through the growth and development of social network driven by mobile devices. Keeping it simple –. Stage 1 – Infancy.