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App Challenge Sheets

uLearning Blog

I’ve recently been inspired by the simple challenges created by Craig Badura that give app-using educators a simple but engaging task where they can learn a new app not just by reading about it but by making something.

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FAQ: Flashcard Quiz Mobile App Boosts Performance Support

Float Mobile Learning

Get more answers to your questions about our new beta launch from DevLearn. Mobile Apps assessments DevLearn flashcard apps games gamification performance support

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4 Ways Smartphones are helping People Learn a new Language

mLearning Revolution

Image courtesy of: Michael Cahill. Being a ubiquitous device in mobile learning, a smartphone has done almost all of the unthinkable, especially in helping learners master a foreign language.

Triple E Framework: Integrating technology to meet learning goals

Cell Phones in Learning

As a teacher educator, I spent the past decade struggling to help my pre-service and in-service teachers understand the difference between randomly using flashy technology in lessons and integrating technology with a purpose towards enhancing the learning goals. We talk about the philosophical model of what how we should be thinking about integrating technology in the classroom ( TPCK ), yet it is purely a theoretical framework without a clinical core.

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

Wearable Tech – The New Frontier for Learning

mLearning is Good

(This editor from the motley fool sums up how I see the current state of wearables.). I started learning about mobile technology in 2006 and I really saw the potential for learning. Now we are starting to see some great implementations in the way of mobile technology employed as a learning tool.

Top 10 Ways People Are Using Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Clearly there is plenty of buzz out there around mobile learning. In my role, I field multiple inquiries on a weekly basis. Many companies know that there are efficiencies to be achieved through an effectively deployed mLearning strategy. Yet the question I’m asked most frequently is – how are your clients leveraging mobile learning technology? […]. Mobile Learning

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Future of Mobile Learning - an interview with Geoff Stead

moblearn

What''s the future of mobile learning? Which trends should we be watching, and which ones are nonsense? What about NFC / iBeacons / Geofencing? How to get started with m-learning? I recently did an interview with Learnnovators , an energetic and enthusiastic learning tech company in Chennai, where they asked me these, and similar questions.

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What Adults Can Learn from Kids

The Mobile Learner

In this very engaging talk, young Adora Svitak reminds us all, including educators, that we need to listen to students, provide them with a voice, and remember that learning is reciprocal. The most poignant part of the talk are the statements around adults adding layers of control to what we fear.

UNICEF Report on Children, ICTs and Development

Steve Vosloo

Yesterday a new UNICEF report Children, ICT and Development: Capturing the potential, meeting the challenges was officially launched. Dorothea Kleine , one of the authors, presented the key findings at Harvard’s Digitally Connected Symposium. I was one of the interviewees for the report.

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Two new ubiquitous technologies for Education

uLearning Blog

Wanted to post about two new technologies I am exploring for their ubiquitous impact on technology that I wanted to share… Both are currently being deployed, but as it is very early days, especially for Education, the ultimate uses of them in a learning context are yet to be defined.

Virgin Atlantic Using Google Glass for Performance Support

Float Mobile Learning

The airliner is in the midst of a six-week pilot test to help deliver more personalized experiences to air travelers using wearable technology. Industry News Mobile Devices Google Glass performance support Virgin Atlantic wearable technology

What is the future of #mLearning Design? Storyline’s native app vs. Captivate’s Responsive Design [Poll]

mLearning Revolution

image credit: table xi. Three years ago when I began focusing on mobile learning, I looked at the most popular rapid eLearning development tools and I was convinced there was very little chance they could re-invent themselves into decent mobile learning design tools.

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Cell Phones in Learning

Back Again + Captivate 8 Review (Summary: WOW!)

mLearning Trends

First off, my apologies to all subscribers for being absent for so long in posting anything new to this blog. While my time and focus have never veered away from all things enterprise mobile learning centric, the time to write my thoughts down and share them with subscribers has been in short supply.

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You’ve Implemented Mobile Learning – Now How Do You Sustain Interest?

Upside Learning

One of the things I always like doing is talking to our customers about 6 months after our mobile performance support tool (Upside2Go) has been implemented in their organization. A common thread I've noticed is there is a lot of initial excitement/activity during the mobile app roll out period the first few months. Yet as […]. Mobile Learning

No Kid Hungry’s #SaveSummer Campaign Wins a Blackbaud Impact Award

Mobile Commons

Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign is one of the most innovative and successful examples of nonprofit achievement. They recently won the Blackbaud Impact Award for their 2014 #SaveSummer campaign , which included a text message program to help connect families with free summer meals.

Google Glass - a tool for learning?

moblearn

Google glass is seriously overhyped at the moment. So much that it is hard to see the wood for the trees, or to separate out the real learning possibilities from the general technical enthusiasm. That is why I really enjoyed David Kelly''s presentation at Learning Technologies this year.

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mLearning: Moving Beyond the App

The Mobile Learner

Apps are the foundation of all mobile platforms. The explosion in the use of mobile devices, especially smart phones, is the direct result of two factors. The first factor is the design and manufacture of hand held devices that are small, yet powerful enough to act as mini computers. The second is the design and development of applications that run on these devices that allow users to access information and accomplish tasks on the go.

Launch of phase 2 of bookly

Steve Vosloo

Today is the launch of phase two of bookly , a mobile/browser-based reading and writing platform in South Africa. In 2013 bookly won the Best Start-up award at the annual FutureBook Innovation Awards in London.

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These are the Worlds 1st iBeacon Schools

uLearning Blog

(Reblogged from my Beaconsforeducation.com site). Since news of Paul Hamilton’s first ever use of iBeacons in a school hit the web earlier this year, there has been a gap in time as other schools and developers have been working hard to implement location-aware learning on a bigger scale.

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Set Your Mobile Device Policy For 2014

Float Mobile Learning

Get ready to handle all of the new devices that will hit your organization''s network later this year with Float''s report covering BYOD and more device policies. Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy Newsletter byod BYOT policy

Back from a year-long Sabbatical from Tech: 9 Things I’m excited about

mLearning Revolution

As you may have noticed, I have been mostly inactive online for the better part of the year (on a bit of a sabbatical from Tech if you will) and now I’m slowly coming back, more excited than before, motivated, inspired and ready for the new year!

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Text Alerts in the K-12 Classroom

Cell Phones in Learning

There are now a multitude of resources available for creating "text alerts". Text alerts are when a teacher sends a text message to an entire group of students, parents, or both. Text alerts can be one-way (teacher to student, teacher to parent.etc) or two-way-private (teacher to student to teacher) or two-way-open (teacher to student to students/teacher). There are numerous ways that text alerts are useful in the classroom.

Know Before You Fly: A Lesson in Flying Drones

Float Mobile Learning

Drone sales soared this holiday season, but drone operators did not. Check out Float''s latest comic with a collection of "drone fails" from this Christmas. Comic Industry News drones FAA tablets videos wearables

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3 Examples of How to Use Google Glass for Performance Support

Float Mobile Learning

Firefighters, surgeons, and medical professionals are some of the first to pilot Google Glass to help them do their jobs better. Industry News Mobile Devices Google Glass performance support

What To Do When Sales Team Members Use Mobile Devices For Personal Use

Float Mobile Learning

Let them. The real problem isn''t accessing social media or using devices for personal reasons. Rather, it''s about making sure they''re still achieving the tasks and goals expected of them. Mobile Strategy byod personal use policy social media

How To Use iOS WKWebView with UIWebView Fallback

Float Mobile Learning

The latest edition of our Sandbox Web Browser app uses new development techniques for increased performance in iOS 8. See how we did it. Mobile Apps Mobile Development Tutorials Apple development iOS objective-c Sandbox Xcode

The Power of Mobile Learning for Performance Support

Float Mobile Learning

Learn more about how to use mobile devices to help people do their jobs better by attending Scott McCormick''s Learning Solutions session next week. Conferences Mobile Strategy eLearning Guild Learning Solutions performance support

Updates in Sandbox Web Browser 1.4 for iOS

Float Mobile Learning

The new update for Sandbox, Float Mobile Learning''s user-configurable web browser, is here for iOS. Read on to find out more about the update! Mobile Apps Mobile Development iOS 8 iPad iPhone Sandbox UIWebView WebGL WebKit

Build Prototypes For Your Mobile Apps and Websites at #mLearnCon Workshop

Float Mobile Learning

Chad Udell and Jim Ferolo speak with the eLearning Guild''s David Kelly ahead of their pre-conference certificate program at mLearnCon. Conferences mLearnCon mobile apps mobile Web prototype

6 Fresh Ideas From #mLearnCon 2014

Float Mobile Learning

From the Experience API to gamification, and iBeacons to augmented reality, Dr. Gary Woodill finds several innovative trends at mLearnCon. Conferences Experience API Industry News Newsletter augmented reality content strategy enterprise app store games gamification iBeacons LMS mLearnCon xAPI

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ASTD TK Recap: Survey Results From Mobile Learning Affordances Session

Float Mobile Learning

The full slide deck (including survey results) and comments from Chad Udell''s session on mobile affordances at ASTD TechKnowledge 2014. Conferences ASTD TechKnowledge mobile affordances

iBeacons mapped against SAMR model

uLearning Blog

samr ibeacon. 6 months in the making, this infographic aims to map the emerging uses of iBeacons in Education against the levels of the SAMR model developed by Dr Rubin Puentedura.

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ASTD Mobile Learning Certificate Program Ahead of TechKnowledge

Float Mobile Learning

Learn about how to craft your company''s mobile strategy for 2014 by developing a prototype in this session, taking place as part of the pre-conference learning for ASTD TechKnowledge. Conferences Mobile Strategy ASTD ASTD Mobile Learning Certificate ASTD TechKnowledge