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

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As content developers, our mission is to make sure our stuff will be accessible by our audiences from any of these screens and in ways that provide a great experience on each one of these many screens.

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.

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Saltbox Developers Discuss Tin Can

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Mobile Development Mobile Web Video mLearnCon 2012 Saltbox Services Tin Can APIJeff Tillett gets a feel for the experience in Tin Can Alley during mLearnCon 2012.

SMS Nation: Mobile Strategists, Renewing Library Books, And Child Services Support

Mobile Commons

39% are responsible for creating a development platform. A Springfield, Missouri library uses text messaging for patron services. The service sends you a text message when books or other library materials are available for pickup.

The Importance of Informal Learning For Your Sales Force

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And as leaders in learning and development, [.]. Pedagogy and Learning informal learning interviews peer-based learning Saltbox ServicesAs most of us know, a lot of knowledge we use to do our jobs come from the people we work side-by-side with.

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.

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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.

Native Apps vs. Mobile Web: Pros and Cons [infographic]

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One of the questions I hear often with regards to mobile learning (mLearning) is whether companies should consider building mobile apps or developing mLearning that can be consumed by learners via browsers on mobile devices. via Mobile App or Mobile Website Development?

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8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning

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Instagram was not only a mobile-first success story, but until recently it was a mobile-only photo sharing service. We need to realize that we are no longer developing learning for the stationary learner, sitting in a stationary chair, in front of a stationary PC.

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BBC's education service Janala has delivered 1m lessons in three months | Media |

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Digg it In mobile technology, it is often the developing world that leads the way – by using mobile phones to teach people a foreign language, for example. Account Director, Integrated, Financial Services corporate-communications-recruitment.

Introducing a new Podcast: This Week in #mLearning [Episode 1: The new iPad and Mobile Learning]

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Each week Robert and I will discuss various trending topics and their impact on mobile learning, including the state of mobile in general, mobile devices, HTML5, Adobe Flash, Responsive Web Design, Rapid Development tools, especially as they begin making the shift from desktop to mobile, mobile apps, video, Education and more. The importance of thinking ‘mobile-first’ when developing Learning. More Info on Alltels Podcasting Service

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► 07/06 - 07/13 (2) mLearning Developing while Mobile Detecting Mobile Browsers- Applying CSS ► 06/29 - 07/06 (5) Script to Detect iPhone and Blackberry OnPoint Digital CellCast- Opinions Our Domains Reminder Learning Solutions Mag- Mainstreaming Mobile Learn.

UNESCO report on mobiles for teacher support

Steve Vosloo

In fact, to meet the first target of Sustainable Development Goal 4 — ensure that by 2030 all girls and boys complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education — is it estimated that 69 million new teachers will need to be recruited.

Reviews for The Mobile Learning Edge

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The Emergence Of Mobile Learning For Higher Education In Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia

Upside Learning

With the rapid development of mobile technologies, a new style of learning, termed as mobile learning, has exploded everywhere in the world. In Saudi Arabia, global economic competition has had a major impact on the development of large scale ICT educational projects.

Mobile Learning Conferences

Mobile Learning Edge

March 10-12, 2011 Mobile Learning 2011, sponsored by International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS), Avila, Spain. June 30-July 2, 2011 International Conference on Innovative, Mobile and Internet Services in Ubiquitous Computing (IMIS2011), 5 th , Korean Bible University, Seoul, Korea. The most comprehensive listing of conferences for learning technologies is the one produced by Clayton Wright. For a copy see: [link].

2014: A year in review

Steve Vosloo

I joined Pearson South Africa ‘s Innovation Lab as head of mobile, with the following milestones under the belt: Developed the 3-year mobile learning strategy for the company. I made the move purposefully to learn and to develop a business perspective on the mobile learning field.

Emerging trends in education and mobile learning

Steve Vosloo

Developed country trends are very different from developing country trends. Mobiles already support skills development in a range of fields including agriculture and healthcare, and provide paying job opportunities for mobile-based ‘ microwork ’. With the guidance of teachers, mobiles provide a medium for developing these skills for millions of Africans who go online ‘mobile first’ or even ‘mobile-only’. App development and programming is being taught in some schools.

Mobile Learning Has A Promising Future In India

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While India is a relatively poor country, more than 70 percent of its urban consumers already spend about $1 a month on content and services through offline, unorganized retail channels – a market estimated to be worth more than $4 billion annually. Impact On Elearning Developers.

mLearning Demand Is Growing

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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 training and development. Pune Layar - The first crowd-sourced Layar for an Indian city – was developed by us.

My Reflections on the Mobile World Congress

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Actually there were two mLearning winners as the mobile learning project BBC Janala , also for learning English, won the Best Product, Initiative or Service for Underserved Segment category. There was really no other focus on mobile learning at the conference other than an invitation only mLearning Convening Session hosted by the GSMA Development Fund and an open mLearning Business Breakfast hosted by the same organization.

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The End of the Road for me at Adobe. 2012 and Beyond.

mLearning Revolution

I feel very blessed about the important relationships I have developed and I would like to express a very especial thanks to everyone who has encouraged me in the past three weeks. First and foremost, Happy New Year!

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President Obama issues a directive Urging Focus on the growing Mobile Revolution

mLearning Revolution

” In a note issued by The White House this week, Obama says “it is time for the Federal Government to do more” to assist American people using Government services on smartphones or tablets.

Refugee education – your weekend long reads

Steve Vosloo

Stand out recommendations are to Improve collaboration and develop innovative partnerships and Adopt user-centred design and empowering approaches. The surge in global refugees has had devastating effects on the education of affected children.

The Hindu News Update Service

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News Update Service Wednesday, January 28, 2009 : 1155 Hrs RSS Feeds Sections Top Stories National International Regional Business Sport Sci. Indeed it does, it would require investments to keep the quality of service within acceptable norms, it would require investments in rural India where the tele-density is low; and it would, on a positive side, require education or familiarisation of the technology for enhanced services.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

mLearning Trends

The eLearning Guild’s LS2011 event was well attended and features 50+ vendors and more than 1300 participants from the training and development industry.

Great Resources at Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

Float Mobile Learning in Morton, llinois (near Peoria) is an up and coming mobile services company that is making a great effort at adding useful resources to the information on mobile learning available on the web.

3 Essential Themes for Mobile Learning Systems

Upside Learning

As we prepare to iterate development of Upside2Go, we will need to start figuring out what sort of features our users (learners, managers, administrators) would really like from a mobile LMS. services, we see that there is scope for slowly bringing in Web 3.0

Getting Started With Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

What services will help learners be more productive? The third post has links to few of our other posts that focus on m-learning development tools and tips. Mobile learning is in the air. It’s the buzz word in training these days and you can’t escape all the noise surrounding it.

New York Schools Debut a Text Messaging Service To Keep Parents Connected

Mobile Commons

Last week, as New York City’s public schools came back into session, the Department of Education debuted a new text message service to keep parents informed. As SiLive reports, The new mobile texting program is the latest tool the Department of Education has developed to deliver information about public schools and programming to parents and families. Wall Street Journal: On First Day of School, Mayor Announces New Text Message Service.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

Apple’s insistence on never wanting to support Flash content on iOS devices will drive innovation across the authoring tool market that is sure to benefit everyone in the Training & Development field. a.k.a. How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions?

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Mobile Learning in Canada: an Update

Mobile Learning Edge

Spongelab Interactive - developer of mobile learning materials for the school system. is working with the University of British Columbia on a Learning Management System (LMS) and Learning Content Management System “for audio and voicemail based learning” It is called the Learning through Interactive Voice Educational System (LIVES) and is aimed at helping farmers in developing countries.

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Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

Apple’s insistence on never wanting to support Flash content on iOS devices will drive innovation across the authoring tool market that is sure to benefit everyone in the Training & Development field. We wouldn't be shocked to find Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 7 OS appearing on new Nokia handsets or tablet device, or RIM getting acquired by Microsoft or another tech titan like IBM Global Services in a deal akin to HP acquiring Palm in 2010.

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Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

Adobe’s move to stop developing Flash Player plug-ins for mobile web browsers set a BIG BALL in motion that quelled the desire for many Instructional Designers to use pure Flash or popular rapid development tools outputting Flash-based content as their unified content delivery strategy. Here on the last day of the year, I offer my predications for the big and shaping trends we’ll see in the enterprise mobile learning space for 2012.

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Hacking Siri for Learning

Upside Learning

When they started out, their hardware and software platforms were fairly open; as time has gone by, Apple has closed of its product/service ecosystems and removed much of that initial openness in favor of tight control (curation of sorts) over its platform.

A Mobile Game World

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Facebook adds to these numbers, another 901 million active users (in March, 2012), a lot of which play games through the social networking service. Once or twice a week I commute to the office using public transport.

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Aga Khan Development Network - AKDN Blog

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ITU points out that two-thirds of the world’s mobile phone subscriptions are from the developing world, with Africa continuing to experience the highest growth rate. This research aims to study the impact of ICT-related interventions for professional development and training.

Basic mLearning with BlackBerries

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Go to the BlackBerry Development Tools and Downloads page and click Download the BlackBerry Device Simulators. Go back to the BlackBerry Development Tools and Downloads page and click Download the BlackBerry Email and MDS Services Simulator Package. In case you run into the same problem, give this a shot: Open this file: C:Program FilesResearch In MotionBlackBerry Email and MDS Services Simulators 4.x.xMDSrun.bat.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

We’ve certainly witnessed much of the inertia being driven at the grass roots level from executives, sales pros and other mobile-equipped employees sporting their own smartphones and tablets rather than in response to strategies being developed by the training department.

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Mobile Learning in Canada

Mobile Learning Edge

It is called the Learning through Interactive Voice Educational System (LIVES) and is aimed at helping farmers in developing countries. This post is a brief overview of the mobile learning industry in Canada. This is of interest because i5 Research, my company, is located in Cobourg, Ontario.

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