How Personal Technologies Enable Individualized Performance Tools

Float Mobile Learning

What does personal technology in the workplace have in common with Netflix and your local home improvement store? Mobile Development Pedagogy and Learning CHAMPIONS learning management system LMS Netflix performance support user-generated content workplace performanceFind out here!

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From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

mLearning Revolution

However unlike some people who think that things like the price tag of a mobile device or its battery are holding mobile learning back from full adoption, I’m convinced technology has little to do with what’s holding us back from crossing the chasm.

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Top 5 Ways Companies Are Using Mobile Learning Technology

Upside Learning

Mobile Learning Developing Mobile Learning eLearning on mobile If engaged in the learning industry long enough, you gain a keen understanding and appreciation for the direction that learning is headed. And occasionally you have the opportunity to witness a genuine ‘tipping point’ in the industry – the adoption of a new approach that delivers meaningful value for those who must perform at the […].

JIT Performance Support Mobile App Development

Upside Learning

I mentioned before in one of my posts about the growing use of smart phones application as a form of Just-in-Time performance support; as mentioned before ; I feel eventually technology will enable individuals and not just companies/departments to deliver applications.

New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions

New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Prob- lems and 7 Solutions Mobile Learning is Here to Stay With the introduction of the Apple iPhone and iPad, a mobile computing revolution. Problem #1: How do we develop learning content that works on all of the different.

Latest issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies available

Mobile Learning Edge

The International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM) (Volume 5, Issue 4, 2011) has just published its latest issue. Developing Mobile Collaborative Learning Applications for Mobile Users.

Interactive Technology: Are You Doing It Right?

Float Mobile Learning

Interactive technology is branching out and it's taking the future of content with it. Mobile Apps Mobile Development Mobile Strategy Pedagogy and Learning User Experience CHAMPIONS design interactive performance productivity read-only read-write RISC xAPIHere is how you can keep up.

Mobile Technology – Empowering The Workforce

Upside Learning

The BBC is developing an app that will allow its reporters in the field to file video, stills and audio directly into the BBC system from an iPhone or iPad. Mobile Learning mLearning Mobile Learning Technology Workplace Learning

7 Trends in Learning Technologies From #FocusOnLearn

Float Mobile Learning

Get a recap on 7 different trends with fascinating developments spotted in the learning space. The post 7 Trends in Learning Technologies From #FocusOnLearn appeared first on Float. Curious about the innovations you may have missed at this year's FocusOn Learning Conference & Expo?

UNICEF Report on Children, ICTs and Development

Steve Vosloo

Yesterday a new UNICEF report Children, ICT and Development: Capturing the potential, meeting the challenges was officially launched. This report serves as a key contribution on which to build informed dialogue and decision making, developed jointly between research, policy and practice.

Triple E Framework: Integrating technology to meet learning goals

Cell Phones in Learning

As a teacher educator, I spent the past decade struggling to help my pre-service and in-service teachers understand the difference between randomly using flashy technology in lessons and integrating technology with a purpose towards enhancing the learning goals. We talk about the philosophical model of what how we should be thinking about integrating technology in the classroom ( TPCK ), yet it is purely a theoretical framework without a clinical core.

How Mobile Technology Untethers Networks

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Apps Mobile DevelopmentDorsey Dixon breaks down how mobile has changed the workplace for the better, and how you can do it yourself.

Adobe Unveils Updated Tools for Developers

Float Mobile Learning

It’s hard to argue with the developments Adobe presented at Tuesday’s keynote address, the second in as many days at the Adobe MAX conference in Los Angeles. Mobile Technology Adobe MAX CSS regions CSS shaders development Flash Player 11 jQuery Mobile phonegap StarlingThe theme around [.].

New issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM)

Mobile Learning Edge

A new issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM), Volume 6, Issue 1 (2012), is available. Here is the Table of Contents: International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM), Volume 6, Issue 1 (2012). A Mobile Science Index for Development.

Mobile developments w/c 26 May 2014

Steve Vosloo

Pearson’s Learning Curve 2014 report makes a few references to mobile, in particular: Mobile technology can help overcome some obstacles to adult learning in the developing world, e.g. especially surrounding limited access to educational materials. In its working paper series on mobile learning , UNESCO makes clear that the full potential of using mobile technologies in education is yet to be realised. Uncategorized mobile developments UNESCO

Tips For Creating Rapid Video For Learning

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Technology Pedagogy and Learning employee training learning and development rapid videoFor several years now, I have been attending conferences and interviewing thought leaders on video. I am telling you – it is not fun schlepping high-end gear across the country [.].

The Unique Affordances of Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

With more than 20 unique affordances, mobile learning designers and developers should work toward understanding the potentially complex possibilities available to them.

Digital Audiobooks, Assistive Technology and its Effects on Literacy

The Mobile Learner

Literacy involves a continuum of learning in enabling individuals to achieve their goals, to develop their knowledge and potential, and to participate fully in their community and wider society.&#. Oral and Visual Communication and Listening Skills), new technologies are transforming literacy.

Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips

Upside Learning

Collaboration is another area where mobile technology can enhance and support performance and learning. Like any other design and development effort, if you are tying something with mobile learning, do not forget or ignore prototyping.

Digital for Development Roundup

Steve Vosloo

There are many excellent initiatives aimed at developing digital skills and literacy. Clearly work is needed to up skill and develop suitable products for vulnerable groups.

Modern Technology and the Return of Oral Communication

The Mobile Learner

One could easily make the claim that when it comes to communication, the rise of modern technology beginning in the early 20th century has ushered in a resurgence in the use and importance of oral communication skills. Prior to the development of writing, oral communication ruled. Writing, a technology in and of itself, changed society radically in that it allowed people to communicate with other people over vast distances of both space and time.

Mobile Usage Among The Youth

Upside Learning

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The 6 “P”s of a Successful Mobile Technology Strategy, Part 5

Float Mobile Learning

At this point in your mobile strategy, you have chosen a Platform for your organization, Procured the devices, developed your mobile Policies and Provisioned the devices for deployment. Mobile Technology StrategyThe devices [.].

Goldilocks and the Three Mobile Devices

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Development Mobile Technology resolution screen sizeOnce upon a time, there was a little girl named Goldilocks. She went for a walk in the forest. She was enjoying her walk and wanted to listen to some [.].

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

Upside Learning

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. Mobile Technology – Empowering The Workforce. Developing Mobile Learning: Which Device Are You Targeting?

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

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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.

Benchmark study in UK shows mobile learning technologies at 39%

Mobile Learning Edge

I have been questioned as to whether the many learning uses of mobile reviewed in my book are simply “visionary,&# or are becoming part of the landscape for learning and development professionals. The answer is “both&# in that for many people the ideas in The Mobile Learning Edge are still too radical for their particular corporate setting, while others have embraced these new technologies and are rapidly moving ahead in their deployment. Mobile technologies 39%.

How To Bring Mobile Devices To Their Senses And Extend Our Performance

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile technologies, in particular, can detect even more. Industry News Mobile Development Pedagogy and Learning computer vision geolocation magnetoreception Project Tango TAOAll five of our senses can be replicated by computers. So how does this phenomenon help with human performance? The post How To Bring Mobile Devices To Their Senses And Extend Our Performance appeared first on Float.

Google announces $50m in support to EdTech in the developing world

moblearn

These grants are aimed at three main areas: getting to students in combat zones, providing quality learning materials and aiding in teacher development. developing world funding google m4d mobile development refugee teacher support

Flash For Mobile Is Dead

Upside Learning

To further reinforce that thought, Adobe announced just yesterday that it has ceased development on the Flash mobile browser plug-in. First, it seems Adobe is continuing development on the Flash plug-in and AIR runtime. The same goes for companies developing other media using Flash.

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Wave Riding Theory - a fresh look at learning technology adoption

moblearn

How should teachers decide which approaches, technologies, or approaches to adopt with their mobile learning? The basic tenet of this, is an awareness that mobile consumer technologies are rushing towards us whether we are fully prepared for them or not.

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.

Students Demand the Right to Use Technology in School!

Cell Phones in Learning

There is a wonderful and very well written article on NPR's Mind/Shift concerning students' needs around using technology in their learning (and they are NOT talking about a PowerPoint lecture!). Students from 5 low-income California area schools came together to fight for the right to use technology in schools, in order to have a chance at being competitive with students who come from more privileged backgrounds.

Mobile Learning Considerations – Native Apps or Web Apps

Upside Learning

Platform independent development, so can reach a wider range of audience. Faster development and lower maintenance. High end (rich) applications can be developed if HTML5/CSS3 technology is used for development, which also enable use of audio, video and animation within the application.

How Mobile Technology Untethers Networks

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Apps Mobile Development CHAMPIONS mobile network phabletsDorsey Dixon breaks down how mobile has changed the workplace for the better, and how you can do it yourself.

The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition

mLearning Revolution

What a difference three short years make in technology. The sooner we embrace this truth and rally around tools and technologies that can enable us to deliver compelling learning experiences across multiple devices anytime and anywhere, the better off we will be as an industry.

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How Blockchain Technology Will Improve Online Security

Float Mobile Learning

However, few know about the benefits of “blockchains,” the technology behind bitcoin, and the reason it’s considered a secure way of exchanging value. … The post How Blockchain Technology Will Improve Online Security appeared first on Float. Industry News Mobile Development Mobile Strategy bitcoin blockchain securityMost people have heard of bitcoin, the controversial cryptocurrency.

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

mLearning Revolution

This year we have seen technology companies introduce a myriad of mobile devices of all sizes, prices and operating systems. Clearly there’s a strong technology shift happening now. 2012 has been an amazing year for mobile!

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The Pod is Mightier Than the Sword

Float Mobile Learning

Featured Implementations Mobile Development Mobile TechnologyWith the ability for mobile devices to easily retrieve larger amounts data from mobile networks, podcasting is becoming an even more compelling way to reach audiences. In this post I want [.].

Empowering digital citizenship through mobile technology

Steve Vosloo

According to Wikipedia , “A digital citizen refers to a person utilizing/using information technology (IT) in order to engage in society, politics, and government participation.” This is enabled by mobile technologies that are in the hands of everyday people. Remember that access to information alone is meaningless if one cannot act upon that information (for more on this see Economics Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen’s work Development as Freedom ).