Good positive coverage of tablets in Education

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Want to point you all to this story published in major newspapers across Australia recently that gives a positive look at where tablets in Education are going rather than the ‘we did alright with pencils’ view thats often offered up.

mLearning-World.com: Sony PSP as Educational Handheld?

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Wednesday, December 27, 2006 Sony PSP as Educational Handheld? Ive also decided to check out some of the existing PSP educational titles available.

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Putting Handheld Devices to Work in Mobile Learning

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In his blog post from last week, Amit Carg, an eLearning professional and co-founder of Upside Learning , a learning solutions firm, identified three essential ways mobile devices can assist with the continued education of employees: 1. To add to the blend of learning/education.

Handheld Learning 2009

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This week, I have been keeping an eye on the Handheld Learning 2009 conference. The Handheld Learning conference series is one of the two major international conferences on mobile learning, but unlike M-Learn , which is coming up later this month in Florida) is always held in the UK, and is run by the very strong community of mobile learning pratitioners at the Handheld Learning site.

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

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Learning in Hand is a resource for educational technology by Tony Vincent. From netbooks and web applications to iPods, iPads, and podcasting, Tony has put together practical information for educators.

Mobile iEducator | the world of mobile learning

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I give these two apps a 4 out of 5 stars for its educational value and a 5 out of 5 for entertainment. This October there is a handheld learning conference in London. One of the best truly educational apps out there that does not depend entirely on cause and effect to entertain.

Handheld Reflections Day Two « e-Learning Stuff

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e-Learning Stuff news and views on e-learning, ILT and tech stuff in general… Home About James Clay New Stuff Old Stuff Handheld Reflections Day Two I do enjoy Handheld Learning and 2009 was no exception. He certainly did not hold back and told the audience what he thought and what the government of the day should be doing to support and improve education. She was quite clear about this and actually I think as a result we had a more personal view of education.

Inside View from Ireland: Handheld Learning Jumps Up a Notch

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« RIP Rick Bozzuto | Main December 16, 2009 Handheld Learning Jumps Up a Notch IN MY FACEBOOK CHANNEL , students are talking about the pleasure they get in touching their mobile screens. Tags: education, students, Ireland

Instructional Design for Mediated Education | Blog | Location-Based Learning

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IDOS Blog IDT Roundtable Search Instructional Design for Mediated Education Blog Entry Location-Based Learning by Eruditio Loginquitas One comment 07 January 2010 In higher education, the uses of location-based learning seem to be limited to particular projects. The demand for learning contents in the mobile environment will be high, with top buyers being those from higher education and consumer segments.

BrainPOP UK | Our Handheld Learning 09 Review | POPtalk

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When I returned home on the train from Handheld Learning 09 , these words just kept popping into my head… but why ? The rest of the education world is the Bear – fast asleep, despite all the noise and warmth – hoping to sleep through change and stay out of the elements! Tags: handheld learning

eModeration Station » Mobile learning #1: The big picture

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The sale and use of mobile handheld devices has soared over the last few years. The implications for education in general, and language learning in particular, are enormous. IATEFL online interview about mobile (or handheld) learning with Andy Newton.

The Innovative Educator: Ideas for Enhancing Teaching and Learning with Cell Phones Even in Districts that Ban Them

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skip to main | skip to sidebar The Innovative Educator Sharing ideas about educating innovatively. Next is that a great way to get students started in using cells as an educational tool can be by incorporating them into their homework. Happy Birthday to The Innovative Educator !

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

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This rapid uptake by the Australian and Queensland public is one of the two main factors supporting the belief that this country is in a position to lead the way in pioneering ‘appliance computing‘ in education. Not all educational use of mobile phones is driven just by teachers however.

The Mobile Learner » Is “Cool” an Appropriate Consideration?

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Modern Technology and the Return of Oral Communication

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The tools to record and transmit spoken words were kept in the hands of the wealthy until the dawn of modern digital and handheld technology. This blog post, then, is a form of a plea to educators who continue to relegate oral communication to the background of language arts education.

Digital Audiobooks, Assistive Technology and its Effects on Literacy

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The proliferation of mobile handheld devices coupled with complex assistive technology software is pushing the concept further. How many educators are debating over the need to continue to teach handwriting? Literacy is evolving.

eModeration Station

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Also worth a look is their Acceptance Use Policy for those of you considering introducing the use of handheld devices into your class/school. Number 5: Top 50 iPhone Apps for Educators Another (long!) list, this time of iPhone apps for education across a variety of disciplines.

QR Codes: A Brief Reading List

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I’ve had this growing interest lately in QR codes and their application to education. I’m quickly coming to the realization at how useful QR codes can be in education and how these little graphical icons can make mobile learning a little easier for teachers to incorporate with students.

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No Escaping Mobile Learning – Webinar Recording & Audience Queries Answered

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Computing shifting to handheld devices. Q 10: Voting systems have been used in the educational scenario. While assessing individual cases helps in the case of extremely personalized learning, it is very hard to do in a corporate or education environment.

mLearning-World.com: ? mLearn: The Perfect Ed Tech Device?

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In this article , Jonathan Nalder explores if the new $100 mini-laptops or advanced handheld (or $140 depending on the model) are the perfect mLearning device. Posted by Matthew Nehrling at 9:14 AM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Education for the iPod Generation The world of personalized, on demand educational technology. Open Discussion- Is There an Educational Laffer Cu.

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

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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. Read more at: Business Insider Education for the iPod Generation

Death of the PDA

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By Jonathan Nalder, www.mlearnxyz.net : A now finished Palm special deal giving away a z22 handheld with every TX handheld sold (see HERE ) has been called the beginning of the end for PDA’s. This is made even more obvious as company that made its name making PDA’s (remember when ‘a Palm’ was as synonomous with handheld computers as ‘a Hoover’ is with vacuum cleaners still.) Indeed, my recent pick as my school’s next handheld was a Palm smartphone.

Where Are We Headed?

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Often in this blog, and other education-related blogs that I read, the focus of blog posts is often on the technology tools themselves, why these tools should be incorporated into the classroom to help students learn and how-to’s of accomplishing this tasks.

Digital Education: AFT Ruffles Mobile Learning Advocates

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Kathleen Kennedy Manzo has been covering curriculum and standards for Education Week since 1996, including federal, state, and local policies, instructional materials, and teaching practices. Main AFT Ruffles Mobile Learning Advocates Most of the attendees at the Mobile Learning Conference in Washington this week are among the true believers when it comes to the potential value in putting handheld devices, along with well-designed content, into the hands of more students and teachers.

October Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning October 1, 2009 to October 31, 2009 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

February Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism Keywords: Future Trends Devices Design Social Wireless Cell Phones Google iPhone Conferences Statistics Presentation Books Government EducationWe will be posting the top 10 lists monthly.

Flux » Articles | Mobile Learning lessons from Further Education

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a blog hosted by Futurelab home About Contact Articles Ideas Resources Mobile Learning lessons from Further Education 11th December, 2009 posted by: Bob Harrison Mobile Learning in schools has been in the headlines recently and next week BECTA should publish the Bristol University evaluation of the world famous Wolverhampton Learn2Go project but last week it was the turn of Further Education to celebrate the success of the £12m LSC funded MoLeNET project.

Living in the 4th Screen - Exploring the use of mobile technology in education and life

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Login Get your own Posterous » Living in the 4th Screen Exploring the use of mobile technology in education and life Employment: I am an assistant principal at a public high school. I have worked in education for about 25 years.

A bright future for mobiles in schools? Yes.

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//Rather than just reporting on what others have been saying about this new frontier in mLearning - that being kids using their own mobile phones for learning - I’ve written my own paper dealing with policy responses from schools and Education departments. Mostly these have only touched on safety issues - but I also include in the paper plenty of examples of their positive use in education. eLearning Education for the iPod Generation.

EDUCAUSE Report on Undergraduate Student use of Technology

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one-third of students own and use Internet services from a handheld device, with another third of students owning or planning to acquire a handheld, internet-capable device in the next 12 months. via Tony Bates’ e-learning & distance education resources. Tags: General Pedagogy Technical ecar educause higher education learning m-learning mlearning Mobile mobilelearning teaching technology university

Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips | Upside Learning Blog

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This framework has been adopted from a wonderful paper published in the International Journal of Engineering Education; Economides, A.A. – Evaluation of handheld devices for mobile learning(from questia ).

How Mobile Cell Phones Change Everything When We Do - Ewan McIntosh | Digital Media & Education

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Will Richardson posts the above picture and asks "how many educators look at that picture and think "OMG, puhleeeeese let me teach in that classroom!" (I It sums up the biggest challenge facing learning: too many educators look at that and think all of above.

dougbelshaw.com/blog » Blog Archive » Looking to the future of education: learning spaces and mobile devices

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D Looking to the future of education: learning spaces and mobile devices April 28th, 2009 | Comments | Posted in Education , Technology Hi! They’ve also got a project called Beyond Current Horizons that looks into the future of education in 2025 and beyond.

mLearning-World.com: Yiibu.com - Learning and Lifestyle for Mobile

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Posted by Matthew Nehrling at 6:29 AM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Education for the iPod Generation The world of personalized, on demand educational technology. Open Discussion- Is There an Educational Laffer Cu.

E-Learning Queen: Mobile Learning: Is It Doing What It’s Supposed To?

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skip to main | skip to sidebar E-Learning Queen E-Learning Queen focuses on distance training and education, from instructional design to e-learning and mobile solutions, and pays attention to psychological, social, and cultural factors. Proud to be named one of OEDbs Top 100 Education Blogs.

ScienceDirect - Computers & Education : Using mobile learning to increase environmental awareness

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This project explores the extension of e-learning into wireless/handheld (W/H) computing devices with the help of a mobile learning (m-learning) framework. The results from this exploratory study provide a better understanding on the role of mobile technology in higher education. Abstract Mobile learning or m-learning, a relatively new concept, has attracted the interest of educators, researchers, and companies developing learning systems and instructional materials.

The Mobile Learner

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Why an iPod Touch in Education? Using the iPod for Learning: A slideshare presentation from an Grace Poli, Media Specialist and Apple Distinguished Educator. link] Posted in Cell Phones in Education , digital culture , edushifts , iPod in Education , mobilelearning.

mLearning-World.com: Jozi college goes mobile- mLearning & Learning 2.0 w/ MobilED

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w/ MobilED IOL: Jozi college goes mobile By Sholain Govender While cellphone use is banned in most South African schools, a Centurion college has decided to embrace the technology and use it to educate pupils. Open Discussion- Is There an Educational Laffer Cu.

mlearn 2008

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I'm at Handheld Learning blogging about 2008 - that's how it goes in the fast moving world of m! her work crosses the informal / formal divide into a new educational space in which (maybe) the two will meet and merge (ooh more ms)This was a recurrent theme

Effect of Mobile Learning on Student Behavior | Mobile Learning Blog

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Wilsden Primary School, in the UK shows how handheld computers have helped students read books they normally would never touch, improving literacy and confidence. Student volunteers included undergraduates students enrolled in computer education classes at the Near East University in North Cyprus. Tags: education mobilelearning