SMS Nation: Mobile Strategists, Renewing Library Books, And Child Services Support

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A Springfield, Missouri library uses text messaging for patron services. The service sends you a text message when books or other library materials are available for pickup. The service is easy to sign up for, and patrons receive alerts within minutes of registering.

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.

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

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The company goes on to say that: During the last years, our design studio has been involved in many different projects – from designing mainly websites and desktop software in our early days, to smartphone apps, prototypes for TV interfaces and more recently, applications for tablet devices.

5 Views of the Future of Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

It is notoriously hard to predict the future of anything, but predicting technology trends can be done if you look for products and services already in development.

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. Instagram was not only a mobile-first success story, but until recently it was a mobile-only photo sharing service. 2012 has been an amazing year for mobile!

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A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

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The Worldwide Market for Mobile Learning Products and Services: 2010-2015 Forecast and Analysis. The State of Mobile America , Lee Rainie provides a look at some of the most recent survey results obtained by the Pew Internet Project on mobile computing and the use of handheld devices. More Info on Alltels Podcasting Service

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► 07/27 - 08/03 (4) Mobile Learning Device Poll mLearning and Baseball Making the classroom a playground for learning (In. eLearning DevCon Day 3 eLearning DevCon Day 2 Recap More Info on Alltel's Podcasting Service Edu Podcasting Gains New Tool eLearning DevCon Live!

When Designing Mobile Learning, Think Less is More [#mLearning]

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With obvious constraints, such as smaller screens, different platforms and multiple devices to target, unreliable connections, etc. Over the weekend I came across this fascinating article that really got me thinking about how we should approach the design of mobile learning (mLearning).

Twitter as a Mobile Learning Platform

The Mobile Learner

Since then, and resulting from a series of key improvements to the service, we have a tool that can be shaped and molded to whatever the need may be. It’s been almost 5 years since Twitter came into existence and it has become quite the versatile platform.

Learning Mobile App Review: NearPod [Podcast Interview]

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There’s no denying there’s a revolution happening today in Education driven by important trends such as the Flipped Classroom, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and of course schools embracing mobile technologies creatively for learning.

The Emergence Of Mobile Learning For Higher Education In Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia

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The students can learn just in time in their daily lives whenever they need to learn using mobile devices like Tablets and Smart Phones. In Saudi Arabia, the acceptance of new smart devices is growing exponentially.

My First 72 hours with the Blackberry Playbook

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I also want to point out that I have never owned or used a BlackBerry smartphone before, so the Playbook is my very first experience with any BlackBerry device. Here’s a screenshot: The Power button has to be the worst design ever in the history of devices.

Global Mobile Awards

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This category was created “to highlight the rapidly increasing convergence of the mobile and education sectors, and to highlight some of the key areas of genuine innovation in learning initiatives, products, services or applications throughout the world today.”

10 Things I Love about

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When I worked at Adobe and we announced, I was so excited with all the free Cloud services included, and it also meant that I could leverage the story in promoting my apps because of some of the integration between them that we had built.

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My Reflections on the Mobile World Congress

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There was a lot of excitement with new announcements such as LG’s 3D phone, Sony’s Experia Play, HTC ChaCha and Salsa devices with integrated Facebook, new Samsung devices and lots of tablets from companies such as HTC with their Flyer, Samsung which includes a pen, Motorola’s Xoom and RIM’s PlayBook, all trying to distinguish themselves from the absent iPad. The venue was kept very clean with service employees clearing your plate as soon as you took the last bite.

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SMS Study Service Success in NZ | Mobile Learning


Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact SMS Study Service Success in NZ 15 06 2006 Auckland University has successfully implemented a first-in-the-world, SMS-based “learning on demand&# service for its students. M-learning device for $60.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

mLearning Trends

Published modules are packaged as SCORM objects and deployed with nominal hiccups for local/disconnected playback via an installed CellCast application on our test iPhones, iPads and Android devices.

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India And The Mobile Internet Revolution

Upside Learning

Mobile devices also are inherently easier to operate than PCs, and the ability to access Web sites with a single touch or a voice command (critical given India’s high illiteracy rate) is becoming a reality.”.

Mobile Learning Has A Promising Future In India

Upside Learning

While India is a relatively poor country, more than 70 percent of its urban consumers already spend about $1 a month on content and services through offline, unorganized retail channels – a market estimated to be worth more than $4 billion annually.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

Device Diversity is the “New Normal”. This shift will be driven by a combination of factors including learner (and executive) demand, IT acceptance and infosec approval plus a movement towards the adoption of “bring your own device” use policies within the enterprise. a.k.a.

Getting Started With Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

What services will help learners be more productive? What content is already on hand that could be made easier to access via mobile devices? We believe there are 3 ways to use mobile devices in workplace learning. - Mobile learning is in the air.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

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using different types of devices in multitudes of languages across diverse geographies are sure to drive awareness in mobile learning and generate interest from organizations of all sizes seeking to achieve their own successes and become more innovative in the way the train and support their ever-mobile learning communities. Device Diversity is the “New Normal”. Flash will still not be supported on iOS devices in 2011 but this fact will matter far less over time. RIM to Launch Multimedia Device for Consumers - The Blackberry Pearl

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * * 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.


Emerging trends in education and mobile learning

Steve Vosloo

Devices are easy-to-use and pervasive. Device uptake is already huge, and will only grow. A huge amount of mobile apps and services bring education content to mobile devices. We must get this right on mobile – and we will as adaptive learning engines, more computational power and seamless learning (across multiple devices) become a reality.

3 Essential Themes for Mobile Learning Systems

Upside Learning

Taking the trends I’ve mentioned before, and the huge increase in persistent internet connection personal computing devices, I feel there need likely be three key themes around which the features would coalesce. services, we see that there is scope for slowly bringing in Web 3.0

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

The acceptance of mobile learning within the business community probably won’t happen with much fanfare, it will just happen and be accepted as a “norm” wherein the market no longer asks “should we offer learning to our employees (or partners or customers) via mobile device?” There will be more types of devices and ways to connect with our mobile learning world in 2012.

A Mobile Game World

Upside Learning

These days, I see more and more smart-phones – Android, BlackBerry, even the occasional iOS device (a rarity in India because of their relatively prohibitive cost; plus the typical iOS user in India is not one who takes public transport).

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Mobile Learning in Canada: an Update

Mobile Learning Edge

Psion – ruggedized mobile devices. Kevin Taylor - Mobile Device Insight – Toronto, ON - great technical expertise on mobile devices. the leading provider of Internet infrastructure software for e-education; Hewlett-Packard , a leading global provider of technology products, solutions and services; and Avaya , a global leader and innovator in enterprise communications serving customers who require superior communications to power their business.

Hacking Siri for Learning

Upside Learning

When they started out, their hardware and software platforms were fairly open; as time has gone by, Apple has closed of its product/service ecosystems and removed much of that initial openness in favor of tight control (curation of sorts) over its platform.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

The acceptance of mobile learning within the business community probably won’t happen with much fanfare, it will just happen and be accepted as a “norm” wherein the market no longer asks “should we offer learning to our employees (or partners or customers) via mobile device?”

Two Examples of how Brands are still not Joining the Social Media Conversation

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For the last three weeks I have been Tweeting loads on Evernote, the popular and pretty awesome technology that allows you to capture anything and access it from virtually anywhere and from any mobile device.

Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

Upside Learning

A: mLearning or Mobile Learning is designed specifically for mobile devices, mostly for learners who are constantly on the move or do not have regular access to traditional learning methodologies. We can build content, applications that are designed for the device and accessed from an LMS.

4 Traditional PC Features Mobile is NOT About

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Tablet makers, who add USB ports to their devices can’t let go of the past. The goals is to grab whatever device may be closest to us. I have been on vacation for three weeks taking a break visiting my parents and celebrating my son’s 7th birthday.

Mobile Learning in Canada

Mobile Learning Edge

Psion – ruggedized mobile devices. This post is a brief overview of the mobile learning industry in Canada. This is of interest because i5 Research, my company, is located in Cobourg, Ontario.

Mobile market share 2011 – really?


They offer analytics services to millions of websites. If you use their services to track your site, your visitors contribute to these stats. Nor is it an assessment of which mobile devices are dominating in each market.

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

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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. A great example of this is Blood Systems , one of the oldest and largest blood service providers in the US.

Mobile Learning Solutions – Infographic

Upside Learning

Recently, Upside Learning updated its website to reflect the evolution of our brand and services. We added pages that focus on our mobile learning services as well.

No Escaping Mobile Learning – Webinar Recording & Audience Queries Answered

Upside Learning

Computing shifting to handheld devices. Here’s the list of questions asked and our thoughts on those: Q1: What are location based services? A: LBS are services that use the location information from your phone to provide pertinent, contextual information. Trying out a new tool- Voice2Text

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This service converts voicemail to text messages. A service like Voice2Text allows the end user to choose how they are presented with the information. ► 07/27 - 08/03 (4) Mobile Learning Device Poll mLearning and Baseball Making the classroom a playground for learning (In.

Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

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The Revolution No One Noticed: Mobile Phones and Multimobile Services in Higher Education. Mobile Services Taxonomy. Duke University: Mobile Devices in Education. I’ve spent an inordinately long time writing a whitepaper on mobile learning trying to expound our thoughts about it and how it might be used in the workplace. I’ve been doing some research around it and I’ve documented some of the better links I’ve come across.