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: .

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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Classroom Mobile Device Safety Contract (sample)

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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.

Three Ways to Use Mobile Devices in Workplace Learning

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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.

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.

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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

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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 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.

3 Examples of How to Use Google Glass for Performance Support

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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

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.

Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement

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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.

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.

9 Ways Smart Glasses Can Increase Employee Productivity

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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

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.

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?

The Single Biggest Myth about Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

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Mobile Devices are too distracting for providing effective learning. Learning isn’t secured enough on mobile devices. Single Biggest Myth: Mobile Learning is ONLY About Mobile Devices. “Inspiration Exists but it has to Find You Working” – Pablo Picasso.

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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.

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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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.

Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]

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Examples and Demos of these Tools on iOS and Android devices. UPDATE : If you are interested in helping me promote this training, I have created an affiliate program HERE. I thank you in advance if you choose to help me promote this event.

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

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In this post I want to share with you a great presentation I found on Slideshare, that inspired me for my workshops, and that helps me make a case for developing a multiscreen mLearning strategy vs. an iPad-only strategy. Working for all those devices was interesting and challenging.

Future of Mobile Learning - an interview with Geoff Stead


See for more details. Q: As we know, m-learning is not e-learning on a mobile device. What would be your advice to help them to detach from the traditional mindset and relearn new strategies? app development Augmented Reality future devices trends What''s the future of mobile learning? Which trends should we be watching, and which ones are nonsense? What about NFC / iBeacons / Geofencing?

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10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]

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I actually think that Adobe, by embracing Responsive Design principles in Captivate 8, is going in a better mobile learning direction, because it helps users design flexible and fluid m-Learning, that can be consumed on desktops, tablets and smartphones, without the need of installing an extra app.

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

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This year we have seen technology companies introduce a myriad of mobile devices of all sizes, prices and operating systems. The more devices you have for testing, the better. 2012 has been an amazing year for mobile!

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Charities Use SMS to Raise Funds and Help Tornado Victims Rebuild

Mobile Commons

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.

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

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When implementing mobile learning in workplace, following 6 steps will help create an effective mlearning strategy. Audience profile: How do your learners use their mobile devices? Decide on Devices & Platforms to Support. You should expect mobile devices from 3.5”

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!

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.

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.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

– pointers on some of the tools out there, that you can use to help you take that ‘leap of faith’ into mLearning. One of the best tools, if you are already using Articulate, to convert your existing (Articulate based) courses to run on iPads, other tablets and mobile devices.

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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

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.

7 reasons why the new Articulate Storyline is a Game-Changer for eLearning

mLearning Revolution

If there’s one thing Articulate knows is helping customers design eLearning and it shows in the way they developed Storyline. I would like to see Articulate gradually expand beyond the iPad and into other mobile devices over time. First, let me start by congratulating everyone who works for Articulate for the launch of Storyline. Undertaking a monumental job such as writing an application like Storyline from the ground up is no easy feat.

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Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

This is the most common misconception about mlearning which leads you to evaluate how to implement elearning on mobile devices. Designers must consider the always on nature of phones which help capture the moment of creative learning and other such factors.

The President’s “Blackberry”… this should help

mLearning is Good

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.

Take A Leap Of Faith With Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Now, even though bandwidths have improved and devices have become more capable, mobile learning is still struggling to take off. The most important reason for the low uptake of mobile learning, until now, has been the lack of understanding of mobile devices and mobile learning.