2013

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.

Course 202

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.

Trending Sources

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

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.

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

More Trending

The Next 10 Tech Markets That Will Be Worth $1 Billion Or More - Mobile Learning Is Here To Stay

mLearning World

From: Business Insider ::Snip:: Mobile Education is poised to transform the way we learn. As more consumers adopt smartphone and tablets the education landscape is transforming.

AR in mobile learning

moblearn

Are you using Augmented Reality in your mobile learning? Should you? AR, or Augmented Reality has been high on the hype-charts for several years now, but seems to be on "slow burn" when it comes to m-learning. This post is a quick update on what's happening, where, and what it means for education.

Using Mobile Devices to Increase Community Engagement

The Mobile Learner

I have just recently been appointed to the role of principal and began my new leadership role the first day back from the Christmas break in January.

How to Insure a Country, 160 Characters at a Time

Mobile Commons

This post was written by Benjamin Stein, CTO & Co-Founder of Mobile Commons, and Mark Hunter, MPH PhD ©, Health Services & Policy Analysis, University of California, Berkeley.

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.

Trends 183

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.

Are MOOCs the technology to break the Education Cartel?

uLearning Blog

Part 1. The obligatory history lesson: It happened to the record industry first. While popular music had long been available on radio, it could be argued that a true music industry as we know it today didn’t arise until the 50‘s and 60‘s when distributable media and players became widely available.

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.

SMS 130

New Handbook of Mobile Learning Is Far-Reaching In Breadth and Depth

Float Mobile Learning

Routledge''s 2013 compilation of more than 100 mobile learning research articles should be considered by faculty members, consultants, and even mobile learning developers. Industry News Pedagogy and Learning book review Handbook of Mobile Learning

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!

Tools 145

Exit Tickets: Mobile Student Assessments

Cell Phones in Learning

There is a wonderful mobile resource for teachers called Exit Tickets. It is free to register and use for classroom teachers. The resource is similar to Socrative and Infuselearning , but has more data tracking options and advanced features.

Help Spread the Message- Scholarship Fund

mLearning World

I apologize I''ve been very neglectful of this site and I do have some big plans coming for it, especially as mLearning is starting to become as standard as the QRG in classrooms. I want to take a moment to spread the word about a Scholarship Fund I''ve started that is doing some great things for some well deserving students. The West Rusk Scholarship fund goal is to provide full scholarships for the this year''s graduating students of West Rusk High School to East Texas Baptist University.

Help 100

Possibly the coolest dev job in m-learning?

moblearn

I have recently joined Qualcomm to set up our Mobile Learning Lab - an awesome opportunity to help shape the future of mobile learning, together with the global reach to make a difference to many learners across the world.

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.

Rachel Maddow on Mobile Commons Advocacy: “This is smart, right?”

Mobile Commons

Last night on The Rachel Maddow Show , Maddow described how Mobile Commons Advocacy can bring unprecedented political pressure to bear on legislative decision-makers.

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

mLearning Revolution

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.

iPod 178

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.”

The XO Tablet – first impressions

uLearning Blog

Its not often one gets to brag about owning the only gadget in a whole country – but as the XO Tablet is only available from the USA, and the Australia arm of OLPC aren’t touching it, right now this is the case.

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.

Float Wins Best Mobile Solution at DevLearn DemoFest

Float Mobile Learning

Float won Best Mobile Solution during the eLearning Guild’s annual eLearning DemoFest as part of this year’s DevLearn for its My American Farm app. Conferences Mobile Apps Mobile Development User Experience case study DemoFest DevLearn My American Farm Vivayic

Mobile Learning – The Third Dimension

Upside Learning

An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage. – Jack Welch. For today’s organizations, the quest for demonstrable ‘competitive advantage’ is unending and seen as the key to success.

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

Google 141

From Lead Learner-Changing Education from FM to Pandora

mLearning World

How times have changed- has yourlearning changed? Growing up, we listened to our favorite songs on FM radio. We had our favorite DJs that built excitement about new songs, and he kept our attention with games and contests to be caller number 10. We also had to endure listening to songs that we really didn't care for, and when we repeatedly heard songs we didn't like, we would give up and change the channel or turn the radio off all together. Fast forward 25 years to today.

Youth, Work, Mobiles and Poverty: everything you need to know

moblearn

Across the world, kids are our future.

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.

Video 130

Use Text Messaging to Educate Consumers about the New Health Insurance Marketplaces and Drive Enrollment

Mobile Commons

Over 48 million non-elderly Americans are currently uninsured. This Fall, the Affordable Care Act will provide them, and others in need, the chance to purchase affordable health insurance that works for them.

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.

Design 165

Mobile learning at the Nigeria Summit

Steve Vosloo

I was honored to sit on a panel at The Economist’s Nigeria Summit 2013 in Lagos. The panel was titled SKILLS AND EDUCATION – DEVELOPING NIGERIA’S PEOPLE POWER. Below are my speaking notes. Education challenges.

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.