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.

4 Ways Smartphones are helping People Learn a new Language

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Being a ubiquitous device in mobile learning, a smartphone has done almost all of the unthinkable, especially in helping learners master a foreign language. That said, here are effective ways in which the use of smartphones can help learners master a new language: 1.

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Microsoft Surface: Will It Help mLearning?

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Will it help Mobile Learning? I see it making a big push in mobile learning because Microsoft Surface simply makes integration of mobile devices into an existing ecosystem much easier. Yesterday Microsoft finally unveiled its new tablet called Surface.

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.

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

dissemination of the past, these devices are often being introduced in the workplace. do we take advantage of these devices to deploy learning content and how do we. devices? it locally on the device or is there some easier way? Different Devices? devices.

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

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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. mLearning is bigger than mobile devices.

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

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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.

Gathering of Educators using ubiquitous devices

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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.

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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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. Mobile device based follow-up could increase retention and aid application of knowledge and skills.

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.

Is it mLearning when you Learn from doing a Google Search on a Mobile Device?

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However I understand why some people may consider the answer to be yes, after all an iPad (and every other Tablet) is a mobile device, and thus any learning experience consumed on it should be considered mobile learning, right?

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The President’s “Blackberry”… this should help

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Our President now has a mobile device. Based on the article from CNET , It appears as though this device is actually NOT a Blackberry. It’s more likely a Windows Mobile device with super security restrictions. The important thing here is that the leader of the free world is now carrying and relying (to some extent) on a mobile device to keep up with people. Mobile devices are still often seen as somewhat juvenile in comparison to their desktop or laptop cousins.

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. Many in the education system are much more willing to accept mobile devices as learning tools.

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

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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. All five of our senses can be replicated by computers. Mobile technologies, in particular, can detect even more. Industry News Mobile Development Pedagogy and Learning computer vision geolocation magnetoreception Project Tango TAO

Healthcare…Mobile devices…lessons for learning?

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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: .

SmokefreeMIL Helps Service Members Win The Battle Against Smoking

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SmokefreeMIL, a part of the Defense Department’s “ Quit Tobacco – Make Everyone Proud ” campaign, sends service members motivational text messages that can help them bust through cravings, navigate relapses, and stay on the path toward a healthy, smokefree future.

Mobile Devices and the Flipped Classroom Model

The Mobile Learner

Throughout this blog, we have always looked at the application of mobile devices in learning. I have always discussed the flexibility of digital devices as it related to both the consumption and production of content by both teachers and students.

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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Parent's Fears about Cell Phones and their Children are Exaggerated According to Duke Study, Yet both Parents and Children are Distracted by Devices

Cell Phones in Learning

As far as safety is concerned, most teenagers do not interact with strangers online, rather they are interacting with friends and family through their cell phones and mobile devices. While 77% of parents felt the same way about their children's device use.

mLearning-World.com: How Can Mobile Help Teachers?

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Tuesday, October 24, 2006 How Can Mobile Help Teachers? I am doing a personal study as to how mLearning is helping my wife- a music and Spanish teacher at a private school.

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Flash Lite on More Mobile Devices Means More Mobile Devices with Rich E-Learning Content

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This is a good thing if you’re hoping to develop or port e-Learning content to Windows Mobile Devices. What this means is that you can develop full scale mobile applications with the Flash Authoring Tool and deploy them to devices running Windows Mobile.

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2 Events that Could Help Push Mobile Learning

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The Windows Mobile 7 update will integrate devices with the XBox gaming system, which could be another option for distributing learning – perhaps along the lines of the Apple App Store or Google’s Android Marketplace or the many other marketplaces available for different mobile operating systems. In recent days a couple of technical events of note have given hope for mobile learning.

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How Blood Banks Use SMS to Raise Support and Help Save Lives

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One such example of this is Sweden’s blood banks, which use text messaging to inform donors when their donation helps save a life. In order to respond to this challenge, Sweden’s blood banks have implemented a new text messaging service that alerts donors when their donation helps save a life.

Mobile Devices and 21st Century Skills: Part 2 – Knowledge Construction

The Mobile Learner

In the first post of this series on mobile devices and 21st century skills, I focused in the use of mobile devices in developing communication skills. We move now to a discussion in the use if mobile devices and knowledge construction. Similar to what is stated above, mobile devices can easily support information attainment by allowing students to access information online.

The Mobile Learning Edge: Table of Contents

Mobile Learning Edge

The Mobile Learning Ecosystem 31 Mobile Devices for Learning 33 Mobile Network Infrastructure 44 Mobile Learning Contexts 47 Mobile Learning Content Sources 48 Mobile Browsers 50 Mobile Learning Applications, Uses, and Experiences 51 Putting It All Together: Building a Mobile Learning System 52 3.

The Powerful Combination of Mobile Devices and Learning Apps

The Mobile Learner

In discussing the use of mobile devices, it is easy to forget that the educational and productive power of mobile devices comes through the integration of the devices with other tools. Mobile Devices and Literacy. Mobile Devices and Numeracy.

Speak Up 2009: The biggest Obstacle to Using Technology in Ed.Not Being Able to Use Student's Own Mobile Devices!

Cell Phones in Learning

63% of parents say they would buy their child a cell phone if they knew it would be used for educational purposes ONLY 18% of parents dismiss mobile devices as not having a positive impact on learning. Very interesting research has just been published by the Tomorrow Group (Speak Up 2009) about mobile phones and education. Here are a few highlights: PARENTS SAY YES!

Virgin Atlantic Using Google Glass for Performance Support

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The airliner is in the midst of a six-week pilot test to help deliver more personalized experiences to air travelers using wearable technology. Industry News Mobile Devices Google Glass performance support Virgin Atlantic wearable technology

Help People in Your Community Live Healthier Lifestyles with a Text Message Campaign

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The campaign is a project of the National Association of Community Health Centers , an umbrella group that helps address the need of more than 9,000 community health centers across all 50 US states. Our new healthcare edition can help you achieve similar outcomes in your own communities.

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SCORM Implementation For Mobile Devices

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Recently we’ve made the UpsideLMS compatible to mobile devices and also launched a new version – UpsideLMS Version 4.0. While ensuring compliance, we encountered some interesting issues in the implementation of SCORM and found very little help online about implementing SCORM for mobile devices. So we thought sharing that experience might help. Mobile devices have limitations: - Screen size. Have you tried to get SCORM working on mobile devices?

9 Ways Smart Glasses Can Increase Employee Productivity

Float Mobile Learning

From work site safety to sales, here's how smart glasses can help you. Mobile Apps Mobile Devices augmented reality enterprise mobile learning Epson Moverio Google Glass ODG R-6 smart glasses workplace performance

3 Examples of How to Use Google Glass for Performance Support

Float Mobile Learning

Firefighters, surgeons, and medical professionals are some of the first to pilot Google Glass to help them do their jobs better. Industry News Mobile Devices Google Glass performance support

The Value of Smartphones in a Disaster

Float Mobile Learning

Use your phone to help you prepare for and make life easier when disaster strikes. Mobile Devices Pedagogy and Learning geolocation natural disaster point of need push notifications tornado Mobile learning is learning at the point of need, and the ultimate point of need is a disaster.

9 Outdoor Navigation Apps For People With Visual Impairments

Float Mobile Learning

A mobile device's GPS helps people get around. Mobile Apps Mobile Devices navigation apps visual impairmentIn this article, we look at 9 navigation apps designed for people with visual impairments. The post 9 Outdoor Navigation Apps For People With Visual Impairments appeared first on Float.

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Charities Use SMS to Raise Funds and Help Tornado Victims Rebuild

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In response, charities such as World Vision and Save the Children turned to SMS to raise the vital funds to help these communities. After a major disaster strikes, many people are moved to help, but they don’t know how.

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When a Mobile Device Becomes a Digital Lifeline

The Mobile Learner

As of this writing, I have spent 2 weeks as and administrator and would like to reflect on how my mobile device has kept me connected to my digital spaces and my PLN. This blog has always been about how learners can use technology to help them learn. So, how do I find myself using my mobile device these days?

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Place-based Learning and Mobile Devices – Part I

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Here at Oregon State University, we recently finished a place-based tree tour iPhone application and many of these instructional issues helped us define our design and development process.

Enterprise Mobility and Mobile Learning

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And since employees are most likely to have their mobile device with them at all times, their situational awareness would be improved by using your application on their device. Enterprise Mobility. Many predictions for 2013 include the rise of enterprise mobility.

Speak Up 2009: The biggest Obstacle to Using Technology in Ed.Not Being Able to Use Student's Own Mobile Devices!

Cell Phones in Learning

63% of parents say they would buy their child a cell phone if they knew it would be used for educational purposes ONLY 18% of parents dismiss mobile devices as not having a positive impact on learning. Very interesting research has just been published by the Tomorrow Group (Speak Up 2009) about mobile phones and education. Here are a few highlights: PARENTS SAY YES!

Four Futures for the Mobile Age

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David Rose''s new book helps us think about where we''re going with all this. Mobile Devices Pedagogy and Learning books David Rose Internet of Things review As a culture, we struggle to keep up with the constant technological changes that surround us.

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EduGeek Journal » Blog Archive » Mobile Pedagogy And Mobile Devices

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There are little snippets here and there – but nothing that really seems to leverage the possibilities of a mobile device. Where are the courses designed specifically for mobile learners – ie, learners that are mobile – and not just re-formatted for mobile devices.

Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement

Upside Learning

Trawling through my feeds across various social media, I’ve been noticing a spurt in the number of discussions around the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) movement. They have understood the usefulness and the power of the devices that they use, and want to leverage them at the workplace as well.