2013

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

Last week I asked if you had thought about mEnabling your eLearning for iPads (mEnabling, is what we are calling the process of getting your existing eLearning to run on iPads and other tablets) but didn’t really tell you how? So here’s a few – 15 actually!

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Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

Last week Cisco published a research paper entitled “ Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2012–2017 ,” which included some staggering figures, as to the speed with which we are adopting internet-connected mobile devices around the world.

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mLearning Is Not eLearning on A Mobile Device (Part Deux)

Float Mobile Learning

John Feser talks about the role of performance support, unique affordances of mobile and user-generated content in mobile learning. Mobile Strategy Pedagogy and Learning eLearning vs. mLearning mobile affordances performance support user-generated content

Mobile Viruses Expanding at an Alarming Level

Mobile Learning Edge

In the fourth quarter of 2012, ” 96 new families and variants of Android threats were discovered, which almost doubles the number recorded in the previous quarter.”

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

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Piers Morgan on Mobile Commons Advocacy: “I Love This Idea. This is Direct Action.”

Mobile Commons

Two days ago, Rachel Maddow called Mobile Commons Advocacy a “smart” tool that can put political pressure on legislative decision makers in Washington. Last night, CNN host Piers Morgan also had praise for our Advocacy product. “I I love this idea,” he said. This is direct action.”.

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.

Enterprise Mobility and Mobile Learning

mLearning is Good

Enterprise Mobility. Many predictions for 2013 include the rise of enterprise mobility. I know that my company is pursuing an enterprise-level plan and they are not alone.

“Closing Remarks”: Observations @ mEducation Alliance Symposium 2013

Steve Vosloo

At the recent mEducation Alliance Symposium in Washington, D.C., I presented the closing remarks. Below are my key observations from the event. Uncategorized meducation alliance mobile learning UNESCO usaid

Why Mobile Learning Is The Future Of Workplace Learning (Infographic)

Upside Learning

Not too long back I had posted the slide deck of my presentation at the 2012 CLO India Summit. Our Marketing folks got a little creative and converted this humble ppt into an infographic, a rather beautiful one.

5 Key Mobile Learning Takeaways from Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends Report [Slides]

mLearning Revolution

If you are a Learning Professional, who needs to convince stakeholders about the importance of mobile learning, one way is to bombard them with mobile statistics, and there’s no better source than the annual Internet Trends Report presented by Mary Meeker.

The Ultimate Guide to Mobile Learning From 2013

Float Mobile Learning

We take a look at hot issues and trends from 2013 to help your mobile learning effort get ready for 2014. Conferences Mobile Development Mobile Strategy guide review

Review of “Handbook of Mobile Learning”

Mobile Learning Edge

The Handbook of Mobile Learning (Routledge, 2013), edited by Zane L. Berge and Lin Y. Muilenburg, and written by almost 100 authors, is clearly an academic offering that will be of interest to those researching and studying mobile learning.

SAMR & Transformational Learning slide from my NMC Summer Conference presentation today

uLearning Blog

Click HERE to view this infographic slide FULL size. Right click or tap and hold to download. Future mlearn mlearning overview uLearning infographic NMC NMC13 SAMR Transformational Learning

Wikipedia Zero launches in India!

moblearn

Wikipedia Zero - an ambitious project aiming to bring free access to Wikipedia to all developing countries - has signed it''s first deal in India.

How Teachers Are Using Mobile Technology Classrooms and Outside of School

Cell Phones in Learning

PEW Internet and American Life Project has just published the results of their study on how teachers in grades 6-12 are using technology. A few highlights of the study include.

Mobile Marketing 101: Why You Need a Mobile Campaign Today

Mobile Commons

What exactly is mobile marketing – and why should you start a campaign today? In this webinar, our own Michael Sabat breaks down the stats and insights at the heart of mobile. A Mobile Commons campaign can lead to 99% open rates and a 10x increase in conversion rates.

How Media Consumption is Changing

The Mobile Learner

Before the dawn of the Internet, who would have ever dreamed that the supremacy of network television would ever be challenged? The impact of television on our society has been so pronounced that it changed our communication habits, social habits, and even house design and organization.

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SMS for Mobile Learning

mLearning is Good

SMS for mobile learning. In the last post , I talked about some ways that you could use voice in mobile learning. I’m going to attempt to show some ways that you could use SMS or text messaging for mobile learning. There are lots of ways that SMS could be used.

edWeb Webinar: Global Efforts to Understand the Potential of Mobile Learning: UNESCO Shares Its Insight

Steve Vosloo

The potential of mobile learning continues to expand in the U.S. and around the world. As districts and schools work to implement technology that has become commonplace for many students outside of school, they face many challenges and opportunities.

Designing eLearning For iPads (LT 2013 – Slide Deck)

Upside Learning

We have been talking a lot about iPads (by iPads we also imply other ‘tablets’) on our blog for the past couple of weeks. And it’s for a reason.

7 Microinteractions You will Love in the new Articulate Studio 13 [Review]

mLearning Revolution

The New Articulate Studio ’13. I just finished reading an excellent book written by Dan Saffer titled Microinteractions: Designing with Details.

A More Mobile-Friendly Captivate HTML Template

Float Mobile Learning

Improve user experience by reducing response times when publishing mobile learning with Adobe Captivate. Mobile Development User Experience Adobe Captivate conversion eLearning

My Blog Posts at Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

I haven’t added much to this blog site lately, mainly because I am blogging daily at Float Mobile Learning, where I work as a senior analyst. If you haven’t checked out the Float blog, please do, as it is a goldmine of information on mobile learning.

Throw Long, Throw Short

uLearning Blog

Recently the New Media Consortium Future of Education Conference spent a good deal of time identifying just what are 5 of the most wicked problems facing Education going forward.

Mobile Bus Stop Merriment!

moblearn

Who says mobile can't be fun! Qualcomm's guerrilla merriment department do their magic on a local bus stop. Of course, my own bus trips are never going to be quite the same any more. . video friday smiles born mobile why mobile Qualcomm

Using Google Voice for Classroom Management

Cell Phones in Learning

This math teacher (Sara) at Nokomis High School does an excellent job describing how Google Voice can be coupled with a teacher's cell phone for management and home-to-school communication. She also gives some examples of how it can personalize learning for her students. googlevoice

New Study Shows Texting Can Increase Sales Conversions By 328%

Mobile Commons

A new study shows that text messaging can increase your sales conversions by a staggering 328%. Leads360 , a sales software provider, recently aggregated data from almost 3.5 million leads across 400 companies.

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. In the days before computer technology and the Internet, access to information was scarce.

Where Does the mLearning Go?

mLearning is Good

Task based learning with mobile devices. . We talk a lot about mobile learning in a general sense. Most learning professionals agree that it’s at least another tool in our arsenal and certainly could be very valuable to learners.

Advancing Literacy through Mobile Technologies: Empowering Women and Girls – Phase II: From Insight to Action

Steve Vosloo

At the recent mEducation Alliance Symposium in Washington, D.C., I presented, on behalf of my colleague, Diane Boulay, Advancing Literacy through Mobile Technologies: Empowering Women and Girls – Phase II: From Insight to Action. The proposed project builds on a global study headed up by Diane on how mobile phones are being used to empower women and girls by helping to improve their literacy skills.

Top 21 Tips For Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

The eLearningGuild recently released a great resource “158 Tips on mLearning: From Planning to Implementation” Very interestingly, in the introduction Chris Benz says – the big question last year was “Should we do mLearning?” ” The question this year is “How should we do mLearning?” ” It’s a fantastic change – one that we’ve been looking forward […]. Mobile Learning Mobile Learning Tips The eLearningGuild

The New Adobe Captivate 7 Marches Backwards into the Future [Review]

mLearning Revolution

A year ago I wrote a post entitled An Honest Assessment of Adobe Captivate 6 [First Impressions] , which garnered 81 ReTweets and 62 comments, and to this day is the most read post here on my blog.

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6 Mobile Learning Lies We Tell Ourselves

Float Mobile Learning

Inspired by a recent article, Gary Woodill explores 6 mobile learning lies we tell ourselves. Have one of your own? Tell us! Industry News Mobile Enterprise mobile learning myths