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Happy 12th Birthday iPod! [The Beginning of the Mobile Revolution]

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Apple iPod vs. Diamond Rio MP3 Player. Twelve years ago yesterday, Steve Jobs and Apple introduced the first iPod using the amazing tagline: 1,000 songs in your pocket. Happy 12th Birthday iPod! I still have my very first iPod and still consider it a marvel of modern engineering.

Apple iOS5 Code to Integrate Twitter

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According to sources at Twitter, it will be much easier to Tweet from an Apple device than to use Facebook from the same device. iOS5 will be backwards compatible with the current generation of iPods, iPhones and iPads, so this has huge implications for users of those devices.

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Over 100,000 iPhone/iPod Apps

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iPhone® and iPod touch® customers in 77 countries can choose from an incredible range of apps in 20 categories, including games, business, news, sports, health, reference and travel. If you are looking at educational apps for the iPhone (and other devices) why not join me there?

Mobile Devices as Musical Devices

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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. Tags: Cell Phones in Education digital culture iPod in Education

When is an ipod not an mLearning device?

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There has been a debate over this for a while, but today’s new ipods seems to have started debate again! My take (commented as jnxyz) is that “no one ever said the ipod was built as a ed device. I’m only aware of one portable digital device that ever truly has been (OLPC). Until all schools get OLPC’s or similar, that’s our educator’s lot I’m afraid… Or is there another alternative device out there?” eLearning Education for the iPod Generation.

iPods in Education Part 11: Digital Flash Cards

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This blog post is in response to all the digital flash card websites that I’ve been coming across lately that are offering teachers digital flash cards for iPod for a fee. The images can be uploaded into iTunes and sent to the iPod as usual.

Mobile Learning: A Brief Reading List

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iTouch Learning: A page on Jane Hart’s Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies website that lists of reasons why the iPhone/iPod Touch are ideal for mlearning. 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. 100 Ways to Use Your iPod to Learn and Study Better: The title says it all. A post found on the iPod Hacker Blog.

iPad 2: whats in it for education?

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So, version 2 of the device that has spurred the tablet computing market into the mainstream over the last 12 months (15 million sold) has been announced. Despite being a consumer device, it has seen massive adoption by professionals in business, medicine, and education.

mLearning-World.com: Forget the laptop? Use your iPod/iTouch/iPhone to view slideshows on TVs.

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Use your iPod/iTouch/iPhone to view slideshows on TVs. Some iPod models allow you to play a slideshow with music and transitions, either on its own display or on a television. Although iPod nano has a color display, it wont output a slideshow to a TV.

iPods in Education Part 14: Enhanced Science Education

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True, mobile devices work well across the curriculum. Much time as been spent in this “iPods in Education&# series on uses as they relate to Language Arts or geography instruction. While I myself am not an expert in the field, I find the possibilities so exciting that I feel the need to add a bit to the conversation about using mobile devices in science instruction. Tags: apps differentiatedinstruction iPod in Education mlearning mobilelearning tools

iPods in Education Part 13: Uses in Kindergarten?

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Two articles (links provided at the end of this post) have stirred my reflective attention toward the use of an iPod or iPod Touch with Kindergarten students. I have tended to venture away from discussing the use of mobile devices for learning for children of pre-school or Kindergarten age. As this blog obviously demonstrates, I am very much a proponent of using mobile and digital devices to help students learn. Tags: edushifts iPod in Education reflections

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

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From netbooks and web applications to iPods, iPads, and podcasting, Tony has put together practical information for educators. Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps.

Moving at the speed of Learning: a case for mLearning and the iPod touch

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The slides aim to show how mobile devices are able to help teachers and students to keep up with the speed of learning that should be a feature of any contemporary, complex classroom now that ubiquitous, everyware computing is almost upon us.

Which m-learning devices should I buy?

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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

mLearning-World.com: The iPod in Education - video overview

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For Part 1 (setting the master volume, coverflow, Audiobooks, iQuiz maker, exporting quizzes to the iPod) click HERE. I love the concept of audiobooks for the iPod , but I wonder how it affects ones reading ability in a learning environment. Use your iPod/iTouch/iPhone to.

The Powerful Combination of Mobile Devices and Learning Apps

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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.

The iPod Touch for mobile learning: a presentation

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Imagine my excitement at having a set of 30 iPod Touch’s available for the participants to learn on! This was a chance to show what the combination of current developments like ubiquitous mobile devices, wireless connectivity and cloud computing (via services like Evernote) will mean for learning in the near-future. the attendees seemed to have a great time discovering what possibilities mobile devices hold for education.

Update: Polling by Cell Phone - Can We Completely By-Pass Clickers?

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is currently my most viewed post, I decided to share an update concerning the use of a cell phone, and now even an iPod Touch, as a clicker. A quick visit to their website also revealed that Turning Technologies also has a version of their software available for Blackberry and Windows Mobile devices. A powerful way to incorporate devices students already have without the cost of purchasing clickers and the problems of storage and the aging of equipment.

Mobile Learning Device Poll

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

iLearn iPod touch personalised learning project: Critical thinking via the App store

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iLearn iPod touch personalised learning project, Week 2 & 3: This has been the part where the kids get very excited, something to do with the fact that they get their hands on the iPod Touch at this stage.

Is eLearning on Tablets Really mLearning – My Stance

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As RJ states: Here we are fully immersed in the most amazing computing shift in history, armed with mobile devices that set Learning free and all we can do is convert traditional desktop eLearning for consumption on the iPad, but with nothing to show for in the way of being uniquely mobile? I don’t believe that using a mobile device to replicate learning that can be done on a desktop computer and calling it mobile learning necessarily sets the bar too low. iPod Touch).

Adam S. Brooks: Mobile Learning :: Abilene Christian University (ACU) is the first university in nation to provide an iPhone or iPod Touch mobile device to all incoming freshmen

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Brooks: Mobile Learning :: Abilene Christian University (ACU) is the first university in nation to provide an iPhone or iPod Touch mobile device to all incoming freshmen An Apple iPhone or iPod touch will become a central part of Abilene Christian University's innovative learning experience this fall when all freshmen are provided one of these converged media devices, said Phil Schubert, ACU executive vice president. eLearning Education for the iPod Generation

mLearning-World.com: Quick and Easy Publishing of iPod Content with MogoPop

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One of the big advantages of MogoPop is it rolls your video, audio, pictures and text into a single piece of iPod content. This allows for quick development of educational content for the iPod. Use your iPod/iTouch/iPhone to.

mLearning-World.com: Apple and Cingular Team Up on new iPod Phone

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Sunday, January 07, 2007 Apple and Cingular Team Up on new iPod Phone Leaked tonite for tomorrows Wall Street Journal. Use your iPod/iTouch/iPhone to.

mLearning-World.com: Save $$ Using iPods Instead of Binders- by Jenna Sweeney

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And this year, instead of doing that we gave every participant a video iPod. Doing this actually cost us $200 LESS per person to use the iPods than for the binders, and that was just for duplication costs." Video iPod and a $200 savings, or spine-wrenching eco-trash.

Ignatia Webs: Richard Clark: mLearning on multiple devices: a practical guide at mLearnCon

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Ignatia Webs: Richard Clark: mLearning on multiple devices: a practical guide at mLearnCon Education for the iPod Generation

mLearning-World.com: ? mLearn: The Perfect Ed Tech Device?

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mLearn: The Perfect Ed Tech Device? In this article , Jonathan Nalder explores if the new $100 mini-laptops or advanced handheld (or $140 depending on the model) are the perfect mLearning device. jnxyz eNews: mLearn: The Perfect Ed Tech Device? Instead, it is time to realize that the perfect mLearning device is whatever device our audience already has. This could be a cell phone, PDA, laptop, iPod, or other device. Use your iPod/iTouch/iPhone to.

The Mobile Learner » Unique Way of Charging a Mobile Device

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The State of Rapid Development Tools for Mobile Learning: Webinar Recording Now Available

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And then there’s HTML5 browser-capable devices, 2.1 billion devices expected by 2016. It took Radio 38 years for an audience that size, TV 13, Internet 4 years, and the iPod 3 years, etc.

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#Sifteo – Intelligent Play mini-devices – luv these 4 digital kinesthetic play/learning #slide2learn #mlearn

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Lots of potential here as mobile learning devices. I do wonder though if a similar thing could be done with an iOS app that pairs with other iPods or iPads or other tablets/ app devices for the same functionality? https://www.sifteo.com/play. Will be available in north America soon, hopefully the rest of the world later, and there is an SDK for developers to add extra games.

Making Content on Small Devices Look Great

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Yesterday, I found a great article on the Opera Developer's Forum about making the best use of a mobile device's screen. Making Small Devices Look Great Snip: In this article "device" means a small, mobile unit such as a smart phone or PDA. The rules for designing for small devices are mostly the same as the rules for good design in general, but some factors are particularly important. eLearning Education for the iPod Generation

mLearning-World.com: RIM to Launch Multimedia Device for Consumers - The Blackberry Pearl

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Thursday, September 07, 2006 RIM to Launch Multimedia Device for Consumers - The Blackberry Pearl Another step forward in devices that would enhance mLearning experience.

Beyond the basics of mobile device rollouts: ideas for the learning environment

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So, you’ve decided to give these new-fangled mobile devices a place at your 21st century education (a term I use because I know so many can’t stand it) table. But in this post I’m talking specifically about the physical environment into which these devices will need to fit.

When a Mobile Device Becomes a Digital Lifeline

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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. So, how do I find myself using my mobile device these days? As I own a BlackBerry Pearl and a iPod 5G, I have yet to consolidate the above mentioned activities with my music, podcast, audiobook and video collection.

iGo uGo weGo moGo! Mogopop your iPod and 5 other mLearning Ideas (More from technoLOTE.com)

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Here are some more iPod/mLearning ideas from technoLOTE. This post is a follow on from iPod mLearn oCool ! Most students at most schools will own, if not, have access to, at least one device that can be used for mlearning. iPods and mp3 players are a great place to start - especially if school policy doesn’t allow mobile phones in classrooms. Create simple question and answer.txt files that will display on an iPod. Mogopop your iPod!

Learn 4 Life » What happens when you give a class of 8 year old children an iPod touch each?

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Learn 4 Life Blog About Advertising FAQ Consultancy/ clients Contact Second Life Consultancy What happens when you give a class of 8 year old children an iPod touch each? We have worked on a number of innovation projects in the past and he never fails to surprise me… As well as the school going through a massive rebuilding programme, they have also introduced a set of iPod touches into one year 4 class, for each child , to see what happens. Tags: iPods education

iPod Power | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact iPod Power 7 07 2006 Podcasting is standing out as a leading mobile learning approach, supported by good case-studies and a wealth of best-practice advice from practitioners. People investigating iPods as a mobile learning resource might also be interested in the Encyclopodia project , which packages up Wikipedia in a format for displaying on iPods.

Ignatia Webs: What to take into account when chosing a mobile device for learning?

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Ignatia Webs gives us an interesting article on choosing a mobile device for learning. This article, however, is good if you are looking at starting from scratch on a mLearning project where you will be in charge of providing the devices. Read it at: Ignatia Webs: What to take into account when chosing a mobile device for learning? A few notes of contention or commentary- * BlackBerry devices do not require the Enterprise Server software for mLearning (or even email).

NotePods – Audio/iPod text study guides | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact NotePods – Audio/iPod text study guides 9 10 2006 “InterLingua Educational Publishing today launched NotePods , its collection of audio downloads for iPods and other MP3 players designed to help students with exams as well as term papers… available for [US] $1.99 M-learning device for $60.

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

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ONLY 18% of parents dismiss mobile devices as not having a positive impact on learning. Read the rest at: From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning: Speak Up 2009: The biggest Obstacle to Using Technology in Ed.Not Being Able to Use Student's Own Mobile Devices! Education for the iPod GenerationVery 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!