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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. That means digging for innovations, inventions and ideas that have been already developed in the past 3-5 years, and assessing their potential growth. Some are clearly pushing the envelope more than others.

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Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis

Upside Learning

For over two years now, we have not only just been hearing about mobile learning but also actively understanding and working on it. From trying to explain five myths of mobile learning to assisting customer new to mobile learning, getting started with mobile learning has been an exciting journey through which we have seen mobile learning seeing increasing adoption. Weaknesses. Opportunities.

Twitter as a Mobile Learning Platform

The Mobile Learner

It’s been almost 5 years since Twitter came into existence and it has become quite the versatile platform. I remember when I first joined Twitter 4 years ago, there were heckling comments abound about ‘tweeting’ and how people didn’t care to know someone’s ever movement. create complex learning activities (i.e. hashtags, lists). Twitter - not your average bird.

Developing Better PhoneGap Apps

Float Mobile Learning

A few days ago, Chad mentioned that creating a mobile experience for your users does not have to come at a steep cost if you take advantage of the mobile [.]. Cross-Platform Toolkits Mobile Development Mobile Web javascript phonegap

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

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Latest #Slide2learn beginners guide to iOS in education UPDATED w’ #iOS5 & #iPhone4S info www.slidetolearn.info

uLearning Blog

Download at www.slidetolearn.info. iCloud info to come… Posted via email from Jonathan Nalder. uLearning

Use Smartphones in class, say school principals

moblearn

The National Association of Secondary School Principals have been trying to make sense of the whirlwind that is Social and Mobile Technologies. They have just released a position statement , summarizing their thoughts on the matter … and it is surprisingly good! They actively encourage schools to accept smartphones, and social networking as part their educational provision, and offer a range of guidelines and advice to different levels of practitioner. And school leaders would often be paralyzed by cyberbullying and sexting incidents for which guidance was often inadequate and contradictory.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

mLearning Trends

Another month, another trip to Orlando it seems and last week had me attending two different shows down near the Mouse House; Learning Solutions 2011 and CTIA Wireless 2011. This first post will focus on LS2011 and I’ll post again on CTIA tomorrow. The Learning Solutions 2011 Event. Contact them directly to sign up for the official beta of Claro too! Storyline from Articulate. Check it out here.

Defining Mobile Learning Isn’t Enough | Knowledge Management System (KMS) Blog

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In fact, a recent post and nudging by Michael Barbour got me to start putting some thoughts down that I’ve been mulling over for a while. Plus, I have a very talented student right now who is working on a dissertation about mobile learning in higher education , and she has caused me to spend some sleepless nights thinking a lot about this. What does it mean if the device or system is mobile?

New Issue of the International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation (IJMLO)

Mobile Learning Edge

Academic articles on mobile learning are found in many different journals. However, only a few journals are specifically dedicated to mobile learning. One of these is the International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation , a UK journal in its 5th year. Here is the table of contents for its latest issue (Volume 5, No. 2, 2011): . Mohammed-Issa Riad Mousa Jaradat. . Nikos Karacapilidis. .

Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips

Upside Learning

Find a problem with learning or performance first , think about learning next, and mobile learning last. This is somewhat analogous to “If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” Look for a learning/performance problem and analyze carefully if mobile learning is a possible solution and not the other way round. Ask if there will be a real benefit for the user. Content pull?

Are We Wired For Mobile Learning? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Mobile Learner

This infographic links back to it’s original location on [link]. I discovered this infographic from Louise Duncan’s blog found here: [link]. apps cell_phone digital culture edushifts mlearning mobilelearning mobile learning

Learning About Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

Last Friday, June 10, Float hosted its first-ever one-day symposium on mobile learning at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. Presenters from a variety of backgrounds spoke to nearly 100 participants [.]. Conferences Pedagogy and Learning Bradley University symposium

Best Practices for Publishing to YouTube in the New Adobe Captivate 5.5

mLearning Revolution

I’ll keep this introduction short and to the point and get to the video quickly. One of my favorite new features in Adobe Captivate 5.5 is publishing to YouTube. However before you hit the new YouTube button in the toolbar, I recommend you watch this short video where I share some best practices for you to consider, in order to get the most out of this feature. Send to Kindle. eLearning

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Planet Text!

Cell Phones in Learning

Created by: MBA Online

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May Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

Best of Mobile Learning May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Float Mobile Learning , May 11, 2011 Does This iPhone Make Me Look Fat? hotlist hot May

Take Note: ‘Explain Everything’ app is THE top education app right now

uLearning Blog

There has been a new genre of iPad apps released lately (ShowMe, ScreenChomp) that allow one to record what happens on the screen – anything from drawing to writing to completing sums – along with a live audio narration. This is brilliant for being able to make podcasts / instructional movies anywhere anytime. What all have so far lacked is a local export to camera roll option. link].

Mobile Learning at TEDxLondon

moblearn

Geoff Stead presents mobile learning as a tool for empowerment at TEDxLondon – a TED event dedicated to shaking up education Original slides available on slideshare Presentations by the other (amazing!) co-presenters on the TEDxLondon site Transcript: I’d like to introduce you to a word. Ubuntu. Ubuntu is an African concept that doesn’t translate easily into English. It is an awesome word.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

a.k.a. How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions? It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. Prediction #1 - mLearning Engagements Expand. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, 2011 will be the year of the deployment. examples the industry has waited for over the past many years. Prediction #2.

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Mobile Commons in 90 Seconds

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Blackboard Mobile Learn 2.0 makes improvements

Mobile Learning Edge

Blackboard is the leading learning management system (LMS) in the college and university market, with installations in over 500 institutions. The company has a mobile learning program that links the LMS with mobile phones, called Blackboard Mobile Learn , which is a mini version of the Blackboard platform. It also now supports Angel and WebCT customers, LMSs that are owned by Blackboard.

Mobile Learning Revolution – Round-Up Of Our Best mLearning Posts

Upside Learning

Mobile Learning has been on our minds and for all the right reasons. Today, mLearnCon 2011 opens it doors to hundreds of visitors from in and around the US. And we are one of the 30 exhibitors showcasing our entire range of innovative Mobile Learning Solutions at booth number 316. Also on display would be our newly launched revolutionary platform for Mobile Learning – Upside2Go. PM on 21st June.

Twitter as Mobile Learnibg

The Mobile Learner

It’s been almost 5 years since Twitter came into existence and it has become quite the versatile platform

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Instructional Design for Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile learning is about more than plopping mobile devices in front of students sitting in a classroom. This is one of the main messages delivered by Float mobile strategist Jeff Tillett [.]. Pedagogy and Learning Speaking Webinars augmented reality instructional design

Understanding how the new Quizzes work in Adobe Captivate 5.5 [VIDEO]

mLearning Revolution

I hope you are enjoying learning more about our new Adobe Captivate 5.5 and Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 releases , and also that you have had a chance to download the trials and take the new features for a spin. One thing I’m really excited about is our new Quizzes in Adobe Captivate 5.5 and in general how question slides are presented to the Learner. software, you can find the rules HERE.

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Keyword Texting! New Free Web Resources for Teachers

Cell Phones in Learning

Over the last few years my two favorite mass keyword texting apps have either shutdown ( TXTblaster ) or are no longer free ( Textmarks ). As a result I have been looking for new FREE resources that would allow people to "opt in" and subscribe to my mass text alerts (without me having to type in everyone's phone number). I have finally found two that I really LOVE. The first is called Cel. ly Cel.

April Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

Best of Mobile Learning April 1, 2011 to April 30, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. iear #slide2learn #edapp - uLearning Blog , April 27, 2011 Keyword Texting! Love this statement re: the #Post-PC world #slide2learn #iPadEd - uLearning Blog , April 4, 2011 Education users of the iPad – I present video mirroring! hotlist hot April

iPad 2: whats in it for education?

uLearning Blog

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. In Australia, there are iPad trials occurring in nearly every state, with over 500 deployed officially in Victoria alone.

Mobile Learning InfoKit [free download]

moblearn

Hot off the press, we are pleased to present the Mobile Learning infoKit. Thanks all! projects mobile in schools mobile development work-based why mobile reading free resources top tips

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

It is time once again to ponder the research, extrapolate on recent experience, and attempt to read the tea leaves so we can predict the future of enterprise mobile learning in 2011. After such an exciting and rewarding 2010, my predictions for the coming year seem broader and more varied given the fast changing dynamics of the marketplace and accelerated adoption of mobile learning by organizations of all sizes. mLearning Engagements Expand. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, then 2011 will be the year of the deployment. examples the industry has waited for over the past many years.

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San Francisco Public Radio Maps Listeners’ Earthquake Readiness

Mobile Commons

It’s been many years since an earthquake of devastating proportions hit the Bay Area, but that doesn’t stop people thinking about what to do if (when?) another one strikes. Public radio station KALW is using Mobile Commons technology to find out more about how prepared its listeners are. They’re asking listeners to text in what’s in their earthquake kit and then showing the results on a map. You can also hear samples of the responses on the air. The station launched the project to commemorate the anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake. All Posts

Apple iOS5 Code to Integrate Twitter

Mobile Learning Edge

Kit Eaton at Fast Company has a lengthy article on how Twitter and Apple are integrating through the upcoming Apple iOS5 operating system. According to sources at Twitter, it will be much easier to Tweet from an Apple device than to use Facebook from the same device. The ability to save a couple of clicks is a competitive advantage in this new world. For the complete article click here.

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Getting Started With Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

Mobile learning is in the air. It’s the buzz word in training these days and you can’t escape all the noise surrounding it. At Upside Learning, we have been doing a fair bit of mobile learning for more than two years now. During this period we’ve tried several things; experimented a lot; and in the process have built a good understanding and capability in the mobile learning space. I don’t.

Generations and their Gadgets

The Mobile Learner

Here’s another infographic on the use of gadgets by various generation groups. This infographic was created by Pew Internet and American Life Project and clicking on the image will take you to the original post. digital culture infographics

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