2012

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

mLearning Revolution

After delivering my 6Hr Mobile Learning Workshop for companies for a few months, today I’m opening it up for Learning Professionals. Why Register for this Training?

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps.

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Tappestry: Kicking the Informal Learning (Tin) Can

Mobile Learning Edge

A review by Jessica Knox. Full disclosure: My employer, Metrix Group, is currently partnering with Float Mobile on an app development project). As learning professionals we see it everywhere. It’s trending in the corporate learning community.

12 Predictions for the Mobile Landscape in 2012

Float Mobile Learning

Join us as we explore the trends and innovations we will see over the next twelve months. Featured Newsletter analytics App Store augmented reality byod collaboration context development ebooks ePub gamification health care mam mdm mobile research

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

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Computers aren’t so special anymore, but the kids may be better off: An introduction to mobile ‘appliance computing’ in Queensland schools

uLearning Blog

A strong case can be made that a revolution is underway in how computers are being perceived and used in schools across the world. In Australia it could be said Queensland is one of the epicenters of this change. How do we know this?

Send Pictures Over MMS, Just like Sending Text Messages

Mobile Commons

If a picture is worth a thousand words – how much more valuable is that in the world of mobile messaging, when every character counts? With a mobile campaign, you can do a lot more than just send text messages. You can also send picture messages to your subscribers’ phones.

What's Your Twitter Story?

Cell Phones in Learning

I decided to create a video of my Twitter story and the powerful impact that Twitter has had on my personal and professional life. I tell my preservice teachers everyday that the best professional development I know is through Twitter, and here is my story. view on YouTube and Share

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My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

As 2012 draws to a close, its time to evaluate how in focus my lens on the future of enterprise mobile learning proved to be this past year and how many of my year ago predictions hit their targets.

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

mLearning Revolution

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. However if there’s a company that can do it, that is certainly Articulate. I have been a fan of Articulate for a long time even as I worked for Adobe on the Captivate and eLearning Suite products.

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Mobile Learning – A Quick Start Guide: Get The Free eBook

Upside Learning

We have been saying it over and over again – mobile learning is here to stay! It’s only a matter of time before you will need to be invovled in it. As fascinating as mobile learning is, it is extremely dynamic; and evolves at a blinding pace.

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Going Mobile: Transforming Metrix Group

Mobile Learning Edge

Several members of the Metrix Group team will be presenting at the eLated event on November 22nd. We have been working on individual professional development projects that have transformed our knowledge base in order to prepare for the increasing demand that we have from our clients for mobile learning projects. The topic we will be speaking about include: Performance Model for Digital Learning Consultant. Primer on Digital Learning. Developing Collective Intelligence with Mobile Technologies.

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Truly Amazing Video – The Power of Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

If you had any doubts, you need to watch this video. Powerful stuff indeed. These devices may be the best, most effective and least expensive assistive technology yet. We’ve written a [.]. Pedagogy and Learning

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Top m-learning reports of 2012

moblearn

Filtering out the best, so you don’t have to! Links to our top m-learning reports for 2012: You know that mobile learning has hit the mainstream when the big guys start to get it … and 2012 is the year that this happened. With solid reports, and reviews from UNESCO, GSMA and other global giants, as well as a flurry from mobile consultancies across the planet! Here are a few of the best (free) reports: GSMA have a whole collection of reports , the meatiest of which is a McKinsey market report.

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

The Mobile Learner

For years, the conversation around the integration of more and more technology in teaching and learning often revolved around the high costs associated with purchasing updated equipment and maintaining a sustainable infrastructure.

Global Mobile Awards Update

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

The Winners were just announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona for the GSMA 17th annual Global Mobile Awards for Best Mobile Innovation for Education or Learning.

Kids Apps: as selected by miss 4

uLearning Blog

As tested and selected by my Miss 4 1/2 – a 3 1/2 year iOS veteran. Nearly all of these have iPad and iPod touch/iPhone versions, and are in the free->$5 range (some also have free ‘lite’ versions you can try out). Special mention: Clara. link].

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Using Accents in SMS Text Messages

Mobile Commons

Mobile Commons works with some of the most inspiring Hispanic organizations in the country, including Reform Immigration 4 America , Presente.org , the National Alliance for Hispanic Health , the National Hispanic Media Coalition , and many others. But if you join the Spanish-language version of any of their mobile lists, you’ll notice something surprising. None of the characters have the appropriate accent marks.

gText for Student and Teacher Communication.Text Alert Meets Edmodo

Cell Phones in Learning

gText is a free resource developed specifically for teachers to communicate better with students and parents. While gText is just starting up, it has a lot of potential for being a helpful mass text alert system for teachers. gText allows you to create as many texting groups as you wish.

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Trail Ride to Float Mobile Learning Symposium

mLearning Trends

We are about thirty days out from the Float Mobile LearningSymposium and I am getting excited!

From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

mLearning Revolution

Let’s get one thing out of the way, the future of eLearning isn’t about adding more ‘ animations ‘ to our existing eLearning (in the name of making courses more engaging), neither is it about an eLearning 2.0 vision.

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. Some organizations have embraced it with open arms while many are still apprehensive about security risks that BYOD poses.

New issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM)

Mobile Learning Edge

A new issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM), Volume 6, Issue 1 (2012), is available. The journal is free but you have to register on the site.

The Seven Myths of Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

If there was one takeaway from yesterday’s Mobile Learning Conversations webinar on the Seven Myths of Mobile Learning, it’s that there are more than seven myths of mobile learning. Gary was [.]. Webinars eLearning mobile learning Mobile Learning Conversations

MobiMOOC - free online m-learning course happening now!

moblearn

There have been a flurry of reports in the news recently about MOOCs. Massive, Open, Online courses. Several notable startups have waded in (Coursera, Udacity, edX, Ted-ed), and the early results look impressive. But did you know that Mobile Learning was one of the early adopters?

Is eLearning on Tablets Really mLearning – My Stance

The Mobile Learner

In the blog post, titled, “ Is eLearning on Tablets really Mobile Learning (Chime In) “, RJ Jazquez discusses his opinion on on the question of whether eLearning is really mobile learning after having the question posed to him in a comment on another blog post. In the above linked blog post, Jazquez argues that eLearning on a tablet is not mobile learning as he feels that in order for learning to be considered mobile learning, a uniquely mobile experience must take place.

2 mLearning articles worth reading (including an interview in Education Week)

Steve Vosloo

I was recently interviewed by Education Week, the leading education newspaper in the USA. The article, Mobile Devices Address Technology Equity in Africa , is well written and provides an overview of some of the interesting mobile learning projects in Africa. For a good roundup, also check out Mobile learning in developing countries in 2012: What’s Happening? by Mike Trucano of the World Bank (follow @WBedutech ). Uncategorized africa mlearning mobile phones

A ‘know-why’ guide to iBooks Author

uLearning Blog

Its well known that giving easy digital content creation tools into the hands of more teachers and students is a great way to encourage focus on higher order thinking skills in the curriculum.

TechCocktail Features the Mobile Marketing Revolution

Mobile Commons

TechCocktail, a website dedicated to emerging technology and innovation, just had a great book preview of Jed Alpert’s new book, The Mobile Marketing Revolution: How Your Brand Can have a One to One Conversation with Everyone. The post, titled “Social Media Isn’t Enough,” excerpts a chapter of the book that discusses how aggressive social media campaigns often miss opportunities for building long-term relationships.

What Do High Schooler Students Want From Mobile Technology?

Cell Phones in Learning

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New Podcast - "This Week in mLearning"

mLearning Trends

I'm pleased to share details about a new social venture I'm supporting with my friend and colleague, RJ Jacquez ; namely, a weekly podcast titled This Week in mLearning.

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

mLearning Revolution

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

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Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

When it comes to mobile learning myths and misconceptions abound. The mlearning domain is still new to many, so this confusion is to be expected. These myths are holding back widespread adoption of mobile learning in the workplace. Here is a list of the more common ones I come across.

Float’s Chad Udell Gambles on ASTD TechKnowledge and Wins!

Mobile Learning Edge

There are now so many interesting conferences relevant to mobile learning, that it is difficult to attend them all.