The Mobile Learning Ecosystem I – 10 Important Questions

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Mobile technology penetration is racing ahead in the corporate workplace, with the BYOD (bring your own device) movement affecting companies in varied ways. So this type of energy must exist in a learning network, used to generate value in the network.

Use Smartphones in class, say school principals

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In the report, they deal head on with the challenges: The rapid growth in the use of social media and mobile devices has created both a crisis and an opportunity for school leaders. More importantly, as mobile devices become more powerful and more affordable, their potential for enhancing student learning has come into clearer focus. The National Association of Secondary School Principals have been trying to make sense of the whirlwind that is Social and Mobile Technologies.

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Wikipedia Zero launches in India!

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We haven''t been able to test the difference is between the "m" and the "zero" sites, but believe that "zero" has no images at all, and is even faster, with a more minimalist design to perform better on low end devices and slow connections.

Open Standards for m-learning?

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The first step is to clarify exactly where you want to sit on the "native app, one device" "simple media, all devices" spectrum. As enthusiasm for m-learning grows around the world, and more mobile content gets developed, the problem of "re-use" keeps growing.

New Podcast - "This Week in mLearning"

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We've already recorded and published our first episode and I welcome the readers of this blog to subscribe to this series where we hope to share leading news stories and happenings across the world of mobile devices and apps in general and Training and Development initiatives in particular.

Mobile Learning in India

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Six in ten people (more than 4 billion individuals) around the world are carrying a powerful computing device in their pockets and purses. Like all communication and computing devices, mobile phones can be used to learn. we use converge into a single personal mobile computing device.

The Mobile Learner

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Lift the Cell Phone Ban: Hosted on the Scholastic website, this article is a plea to lift the ban on cell phones in schools and to use these devices to help students learn. Doctors are using mobile devices to search for reference information or to prescribe medications.

E-Learning Queen: Mobile Learning: Is It Doing What It’s Supposed To?

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Smartphones and other handheld devices are much more powerful and more flexible than ever. ► Apr 14 (1) Teacher Roundtable: Good Deeds Societies ► Apr 07 (1) The Energy Farm Concept for Small and Medium Produ.

The Cloud and the power cut

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I’ve got an energy monitor that displays your current (badum tish) energy consumption, my normal evening power draw is circa 200-300 watts, when the surge hit it spiked to well over 1.4kw, it continued to spike in this manner for over 20 minutes.

The touchscreen XO – a (p)review & update on OLPC Australia

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These chips use much less power but provide faster processing than the equivalent laptop or PC chips of larger devices. This means that even on this early prototype, the machine is noticeably faster at nearly all tasks, bringing it in line with the current laptops and smart devices.

E-learning on Mobile Phones | MoSo Technology Blog

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Using technological devices such as Mobile phones can solve these types of problems. The use of mobile devices can expand learning possibilities and solve the problem of being tied to a particular location. Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About MoSo Tech!

Addressing Some Critiques of Mobile Learning

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Throughout the many posts on this blog, I have mainly focused on trends and ideas in how mobile devices can be integrated into teaching and learning. I figured that by posting ideas on how mobile devices can help students learn, it would encourage, rather than discourage, readers that the mobile devices we use everyday in our mobile lives have a place in classrooms too. Students use their devices to find answers on their internet or to text answers to friends.

Cloud Computing: money and mobilty

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Now imagine that computing power and the software it runs could be available not from your own expensive and energy sucking tower, but from the air. This is where mobile devices come in. The next part of this article will examine just which mobile devices are leading this change, and what it means for mobile learning. by Jonathan Nalder mLearnxyz.net So what does mobile learning have to do with ‘cloud computing’? And just what is ‘cloud computing’?

Some Thoughts on Future Cell Phone Technologies

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The amount of business conducted by mobile devices is only going to grow, for example Unwiredbuyer ( [link] ) allows you to conduct ebay auctions entirely through a cell phone. Green" science teachers may appreciate that companies are starting to create solar powered cell phones, thus using up less energy and not having to worry about power! 10) Storage Devices and Radios. Cell phones are changing everyday, bigger and better improvements.

Some Thoughts on Future Cell Phone Technologies

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The amount of business conducted by mobile devices is only going to grow, for example Unwiredbuyer ( [link] ) allows you to conduct ebay auctions entirely through a cell phone. Green" science teachers may appreciate that companies are starting to create solar powered cell phones, thus using up less energy and not having to worry about power! 10) Storage Devices and Radios. Cell phones are changing everyday, bigger and better improvements.

TIME between TIMES: the joy of educating during a time of rapid technological change.

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There were no laptops or mobile devices; no instant access to trillions of web pages; no networks of millions of people; nor free access to thousands of new tools. In a few days, I get to present at a massive educational conference – Ulearn09 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Report: Sydney AUC iPhone SDK Workshop

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Amongst the many ideas for content delivery we have been investigating iTunesU and the use of iPod Touch and iPhone devices for accessing content on-campus (or at home) for later review and reflection.

Report: Sydney AUC iPhone SDK Workshop

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Amongst the many ideas for content delivery we have been investigating iTunesU and the use of iPod Touch and iPhone devices for accessing content on-campus (or at home) for later review and reflection.

Enhance Your Study with Mobile Learning | tusaw.com

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Learning through mobile devices, professionally known as mobile learning , or mLearning is a good choice to improve your learning efficiency. Enjoy rich sources of knowledge The mobile devices support more and more forms of knowledge: videos, audios, Flash, etc.

Profs on Speed Dial

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Turns out much of the “outside-of-class communication with students can be handled via the mobile devices, allowing faculty to deploy their energies on other things,&# said a college spokesperson.

The Future of Mobile Learning? « Online Blogucation

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What’s most important is reaching every student possible using whatever devices they choose to use. At the same time, to develop separate apps for every existing and emerging mobile platform would be a tremendous waste of time and energy.

"The students don't think of it as learning" | Education IT | ZDNet.com

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I’m not against using innovative devices to get kids online, nor am I against encouraging the use of non-traditional learning tools. Here’s the part of the article that absolutely rings true with me, though: “When they first got to school, we would tell kids to turn off all their mobile devices. and then the first thing they would do when they left our building was turn on those devices,&# said [Robbie] Grimes, the school’s technology trainer.

A New Way Of Learning Through Mobile Computing

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Learning as Reflexive; Reality as a Series of Filters « The Ddeok is Always Greener on the Other Side ?? ?? ? ? ???

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Perhaps, if only by unlocking means of channeling our natural energies into discovery. Michael Sean Gallagher ?? ?? ? ? ???

Fear of Mobile Learning - Taking Teaching Further

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Mobile Phone Breakdown Mobile devices are growing at an astronomical pace. By providing mobile resources for their employees to access from laptops on the road or their mobile devices. Mobile devices are the next domino to fall.

Relevant Science: "Mobile Learning: Trends and Challenges"

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Tuesday March 23, 2010 10:21 Edweek Producer: Jennifer 2:00 Moderator: Katie Ash: Hello everyone, and welcome to todays chat about mobile learning devices. Heres another question about implementing mobile devices.