Types of Multi-device Experiences

Upside Learning

A couple of months ago I had written about how the multi-device world is evolving. The most common way to address the multi-device situation in the learning domain is to create responsive eLearning. Something like this – Here the content re-organizes itself as per the form factor of the device. Mobile Learning Designing Multi-Device Experiences Types of Multi-device Experiences

The Multi-device World Is Evolving!

Upside Learning

It’s no secret that we live in a multi-device world. Mobile Learning elearning in a multi-device world Multi Screen World Multi-device WorldGoogle was one of the first to talk about this in its 2012 report titled ‘The Multi Screen World’ However, since the publishing of the Google report, the world has changed quite a bit. Let’s have a look at 3 key trends that indicate this […].

Set Your Mobile Device Policy For 2014

Float Mobile Learning

Get ready to handle all of the new devices that will hit your organization''s network later this year with Float''s report covering BYOD and more device policies. Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy Newsletter byod BYOT policy

5 Key Considerations for Multi-Device Testing

Upside Learning

Ensuring that your multi-device eLearning runs consistently and smoothly across the identified range of devices, screen sizes, browsers, and platforms is crucial to deliver an engaging and consistent learning experience for your users. But the sheer number of device-OS-browser combinations and the set of test parameters which need to be checked for EACH combination make […]. Mobile Learning Responsive Learning Design Multi-device Testing

Why Recycling Our Mobile Devices Is Critical

Float Mobile Learning

The post Why Recycling Our Mobile Devices Is Critical appeared first on Float. Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy circular economy recycling reuse virtualizationThe enterprise plays a pivotal role in the move away from the “take-make-dispose” pattern of product manufacturing and toward a “reduce, reuse, recover, and recycle” strategy.

Employing Mobile Device Sensors for Enhanced Learning Experiences

Float Mobile Learning

Float''s August 2013 mobile learning newsletter looks at using sensors house in your mobile devices to enhance learning. Newsletter Pedagogy and Learning mobile affordances mobile device sensors Wayfiler

8 Ways to Use Sound With Your Mobile Device

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Apps Mobile Devices Newsletter audio mobile affordances sound Smartphones are capable of recognizing various audio inputs, allowing for secure authentication, annotation and translation.

Classroom Mobile Device Safety Contract (sample)

Cell Phones in Learning

The first week of school is an opportunity for teachers (along side of their students) to develop a mobile device safety and etiquette contract that promotes a positive mobile mental health in their classroom community. Also, by using the devices efficiently and to stay on the learning task. The beginning of the school year is upon us, thus, it is time for teachers to establish norms and routines.

Mobile Devices as Musical Devices

The Mobile Learner

Using an iPhone as a musical device is an interesting application of a cell phone. While known as a music player designed to allow users to consume music, developers have created apps that can transform the iPhone into a musical device to create music as well. This, however, is not the only way to use an iPhone as a musical device.

Research: New Uses for Mobile Devices in Healthcare

Float Mobile Learning

Research EHR EMR Float Mobile Learning Primer health care hospitals mam mdm mhealth-tag mobile application management mobile device management mobile medicineYesterday, we announced the release of the final series of our healthcare research. Throughout the rest of this week, we’ll preview what these documents contain. The wonderful thing about tablets such [.].

Interesting Study on Mobile Device Addictiveness

mLearning is Good

Here’s a link to a Yahoo news story about mobile device addiction. This is a quick and interesting read, and it speaks to the fondness that many people have for their mobile devices. Mobile devices definitely hold a special place in our lives, and therefore they hold a whole new place in our culture. iPhone is definitely an example of a device that holds a special place in the hearts of its’ owners, now you’ll get an idea of how people feel about it.

ASTD TK2014: Leveraging Devices to Create Amazing Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

Chad Udell presents two sessions on the unique affordances of mobile devices at ASTD TechKnowledge 2014 in Las Vegas. Conferences ASTD ASTD TechKnowledge

Using Mobile Devices as Research Tools

Float Mobile Learning

Because traditional e-learning has mostly been about presentations and activities designed by expert instructors, distributed to learners via desktop and laptop screens, we tend to forget the power of the

Using Mobile Devices to Increase Community Engagement

The Mobile Learner

After blogging about the use of mobile devices from the perspective of classroom instruction and student learning for over five years, I now find myself considering how these same tools that can be used to help students learn can also be used to strengthen the home-school connection. I’ve also mentioned that the best part is that I update the Twitter feed from my mobile device so that I can really tweet updates from anywhere.

mLearning Is Not eLearning on A Mobile Device (Part Deux)

Float Mobile Learning

John Feser talks about the role of performance support, unique affordances of mobile and user-generated content in mobile learning. Mobile Strategy Pedagogy and Learning eLearning vs. mLearning mobile affordances performance support user-generated content

Mobile Devices in Education Survey

Cell Phones in Learning

If you have a few minutes please take the Mobile Devices in Education Survey (it is from Totem Brand Strategy). Teachers! They are drawing 10 winners randomly and each will win $100 USD. They plan to close it in 10 days (April 18). See Contest Rules at beginning of survey.

Goldilocks and the Three Mobile Devices

Float Mobile Learning

Once 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 Development Mobile Technology resolution screen size

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) – Being Practical About Mobile Learning

The Mobile Learner

After all, if, in publicly funded education, if we are going to serve the needs of all students, we need to provide equal access to devices to all students and equal access often comes at a high price – especially when equal access means purchasing computers. More recently, the conversation has shifted from purchasing computers to purchasing mobile devices. Even more recently, we have moved to a new stage in the evolution of 1:1 learning – bring your own device (BYOD).

Mobile Devices in Education Survey

Cell Phones in Learning

If you have a few minutes please take the Mobile Devices in Education Survey (it is from Totem Brand Strategy). Teachers! They are drawing 10 winners randomly and each will win $100 USD. They plan to close it in 10 days (April 18). See Contest Rules at beginning of survey.

Mobile Innovation – Using the Device as a Microscope

mLearning is Good

Innovative thinkers are always finding new ways to leverage the power of the mobile device. We’ve seen the screen used for a flashlight, the device used as a compass and lots of other novelty oriented uses (just take a look at the iPhone’s app store). But now a professor of engineering has been able to use the software and hardware features of a mobile device to create a microscope capable of checking for diseases.

What To Do When Sales Team Members Use Mobile Devices For Personal Use

Float Mobile Learning

The real problem isn''t accessing social media or using devices for personal reasons. Let them. Rather, it''s about making sure they''re still achieving the tasks and goals expected of them. Mobile Strategy byod personal use policy social media

Mobile Devices in the Classroom: is this really mobile learning?

Float Mobile Learning

In my first post for this blog, on Aug. 8th, I outlined how the definition of mobile learning has changed over the last 15 years or so. We have moved [.]. Pedagogy and Learning

Video: mLearning Devices and Special Needs Students

The Mobile Learner

This 6 minute video shows how mobile learning devices are being used with special needs students to help them communicate and to help them learn. differentiatedinstruction edushifts mlearning mobilelearning video

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Mobile Devices: Breaking Through the Walled Garden

The Mobile Learner

I am a fan of the HowStuffWorks podcast “Stuff You Should Know” Recently, I listened to the episode titled, “What’s The Future of the Internet” and the discussion on net neutrality and the walled garden of devices got me thinking about how device and OS manufacturers are restricting our experience of the Internet and the implication this could have to learning in general and mobile learning in particular.

Mobile Learning Device Poll

mLearning World

Take the poll Free Poll by Blog Flux mlearning m-learning mobile-learning mobile+learning podcasting iphone apple web+2.0 learing+2.0 eLearning Education for the iPod Generation. mLearning

Healthcare…Mobile devices…lessons for learning?

Mobile Learning Edge

Two questions: Do you let employees use their personal mobile devices for learning? How do you protect company information on their device? Does he wait until I report updates or does it come to his mobile device he uses to check his vacation property and personal stock updates? The article, “Doing More with Mobile Devices in Healthcare: Eliminating the Security Compromise.” Here are the highlights: Use of personal devices for work use: .

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

Float Mobile Learning

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

Three Ways to Use Mobile Devices in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

I’m of the opinion that there are 3 primary types of usage for mobile devices in the context of learning. Mobile devices are perfect to add to a blend in your training program. Regardless of whether it’s a pre-class micro-course (5 -10 min) or a post class follow-up in the form of summaries, scenarios that help learner apply some of what they learnt; quizzes (you can even track scores if you wish), mobile devices work perfectly well. Device to Access Information.

Developing Mobile Learning: Which Device Are Your Targeting?

Upside Learning

When you are getting started with mobile learning one of the decision you’ll have to make is which device(s) to target. iPhone will not be THE device to target. In a SWOT Analysis of Mobile Learning we posted earlier this week, we listed this as one of the weaknesses of mobile learning as it stands today. Fragmented market and no real common development platform make this a serious hindrance to mobile learning adoption.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) – Being Practical About Mobile Learning

The Mobile Learner

After all, if, in publicly funded education, if we are going to serve the needs of all students, we need to provide equal access to devices to all students and equal access often comes at a high price – especially when equal access means purchasing computers. More recently, the conversation has shifted from purchasing computers to purchasing mobile devices. Even more recently, we have moved to a new stage in the evolution of 1:1 learning – bring your own device (BYOD).

mLearning is Bigger than Mobile Devices. The “m” is for Multiscreen.

mLearning Revolution

In a previous post entitled The “m” in mLearning means More , I made a case for why I believe mobile learning has vastly more potential than eLearning, in no small part because of all the sensor superpowers built into mobile devices. 1] In other words mobile learning decreases limitation of learning location with the mobility of general portable devices. mLearning is bigger than mobile devices. It’s not about the desktop vs. mobiles devices.

Which m-learning devices should I buy?

moblearn

Dear m-learning.org, I am new to m-learning and want to know which devices to buy for my class We are getting more and more of these requests, partially connected with the latest round of MoLeNET funding in the UK, so I thought I would post some suggestions, below STEP 1: have a look at [link] which has some very useful overviews on the different. Tags: netbook iPhone ipod touch future devices buying phones gPhone PocketPC Wii android authoring Windows Mobile

From Semantic Search to Social Search using Mobile Devices

Float Mobile Learning

Starting about 1970, the Internet was built on a base of text; most early communications between computers were text messages or documents. Then, in 1992, Tim Berners-Lee invented the World [.]. Apps Search semantic search social search

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Mobile Phone now Most Vital Device According to Pew

mLearning is Good

This article gives the results from a new Pew Research Poll that asks Americans which device they can’t live without. The predictions finally came true, the mobile phone is the device most Americans say they can’t live without. The mobile device is the most personal device we own and it connects us to our many social networks (both traditional face to face through voice and our online social networks).

Mobile Devices and 21st Century Skills: Part 1 – Communication

The Mobile Learner

Back in 2007 when I began this blog, the main thrust was sharing ideas about why mobile devices can improve teaching and learning. Now in 2013, not only has the use of mobile devices become much more widespread both in schools and society at large, but the attitudes toward the use of mobile devices for learning has changed. Many in the education system are much more willing to accept mobile devices as learning tools.

Workers Favoring Mobile Devices Over Laptops

mLearning is Good

52% of the 1400 respondents said they could see themselves using their smart phone as their only computing device (if manufacturers continue to improve those devices). This evidence is relevant because it demonstrates the acceptance and reliance on mobile devices for productivity tasks beyond voice calls and basic email. What I see here is that mobile workers are building trust in their devices to do a lot of the things they once thought possible only with a PC.

Designing Content for the Mobile Device

Mobile Learning Edge

Food for thought on a Friday afternoon: The pervasiveness of mobile devices is ushering in a new age of learning pedagogies, making us examine and question how knowledge is organized and interrelated. So how do we evolve our text to be delivered in a way that is suitable for consumption on a mobile device and specifically, for learning?

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Mobile Devices: Breaking Through the Walled Garden

The Mobile Learner

I am a fan of the HowStuffWorks podcast “Stuff You Should Know” Recently, I listened to the episode titled, “What’s The Future of the Internet” and the discussion on net neutrality and the walled garden of devices got me thinking about how device and OS manufacturers are restricting our experience of the Internet and the implication this could have to learning in general and mobile learning in particular.

Gathering of Educators using ubiquitous devices

uLearning Blog

As one of 130 educators from around the world (and two from my institution Education Queensland), we logged on to hear real life stories of Universities and Schools that are integrating connected, mobile, wireless devices into their learning activities. “treat mobile devices as full participants - media players AND content creators&#. interesting FYI: iPhone vs iPod Touch in education - ACU finds iPhone users more satisfied/ use the device a fair bit more.

Video: mLearning Devices and Special Needs Students

The Mobile Learner

This 6 minute video shows how mobile learning devices are being used with special needs students to help them communicate and to help them learn. differentiatedinstruction edushifts mlearning mobilelearning video

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News is king of content on mobile devices

mLearning is Good

Mobile devices are used to consume media of all types, but the Pew Research Center reports that news is the number one thing that Americans access on their devices. We use our mobile devices frequently, but for short periods of time in most cases and that follows the byte-sized model so news may be a natural fit. It’s not hard to believe because our news has become increasingly “byte-sized&#.

The Unique Affordances of Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Development Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy cloud storage geolocation instructional design learning technologies mobile affordances mobile device cameras mobile device sensors With more than 20 unique affordances, mobile learning designers and developers should work toward understanding the potentially complex possibilities available to them.

Flash Player On Devices – Going Mobile Just Got Easier

mLearning is Good

One of the best signs for those who make learning content is the Flash Player finally coming to mobile devices in large numbers. But now Adobe has adapted the Flash player to run higher end content on new devices. The version that will run on devices is 10.1, But iPhone aside, Adobe has been doing a lot to try to get mobile device manufacturers to include the Flash Player on their devices as either a stand-alone player or a browser plug-in.

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