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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. A year ago Apple amped up its iPad push into the education market with the launch of iBooks 2. mlearning Australia iPad slide2learn tablets

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 never been much of a gamer, and only recently have I delved into Second Life, however, with more and more educational games being made for the Sony PSP, Ive decided its time to jump into the foray. learing+2.0

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. To access information. As performance support agents. This is Gary’s list: 1. Augmented Reality.

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. Tags: Uncategorized 2009 community conference handheld hhl2009 learning london m-learning mlearn mlearn2009 mlearning Mobile mobile learning teaching uk

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 learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps. Do note some of these link up to dated articles.

Mobile iEducator | the world of mobile learning

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Mobile iEducator the world of mobile learning About 0 Early Reader apps Posted by Kathy on Oct 10, 2009 in education , elementary education , handheld learning , iPhones for education , iTouch , technology in education Stepworks has bright and cheerful early readers for young children of two classic stories- The Little Red Hen and The Boy Who Cried Wolf. weeks).

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. She recounted tales about her children and their experiences in the education system. With a 9.30

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. Both are handheld learning sweet spots that will extend my practise well beyond reading my Moodle mail on my Nokia E90 (at left). 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. One reads of digital installations as parts of student social spaces and libraries. These ideas were strengthened in a recent webinar. Wiki Mania!

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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 Home About Us BrainPOP Buzz Contact Us POPtalk The official blog of BrainPOP UK 12.10.2009 But the bear snores on… News and Views “…They tweet and they titter, They chat and they chitter, But the Bear snores on.&# [link] / CC BY 2.0

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. In China, the mobile provider Mobiledu has teamed up with partners such as Pearson Education, and the British Council, to deliver English-language content preloaded onto mobile handsets, or accessed online.

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. Tuesday, June 16, 2009 Ideas for Enhancing Teaching and Learning with Cell Phones Even in Districts that Ban Them Last week I had the opportunity to speak with colleagues interested in using cell phones to enhance teaching and learning in schools with a 21st century education focus.

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. OLPC Australia has been recognised for its training program that focuses on educational outcomes rather than just the laptop itself. How do we know this? see p20). phone?

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. The connection of the focus of oral communication to modern technology is obvious – oral and visual communication skills allows one to use handheld technology that features voice and camera functions more productively.

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. Wikipedia ([link]. Digital audiobooks and assistive technology software such and text-to-speech software is not new. The cost? Cheap or free. Cost: free.

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. What if only some learners have handheld devices, or if everyone has a different make of phone?

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. 1) 7 Things You Should Know About QR Codes : An Educase article that provides a nice overview of what QR codes are and their potential applications within education; 2) QR Code : Wikipedia’s article on QR Codes.

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. I’m very pleased with the response we got on this – 400 registrations and 136 actual attendees. They are -. A: You’re right.

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. skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, December 01, 2006 ? New Le.

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. eLearning Education for the iPod Generation. starts clearing out stock in this way. Oh well. The PDA is dead.

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. Education needs to resemble this new reality. link]. Let’s look at reality - where are we headed?

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. If the AFT really believes what that lady says, then they are stopping educational innovation."

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. Augmented Reality and On-Demand Learning- The Mobile Learner , October 17, 2009 Mobile Learning Tools #2 - mLearnopedia on Blogspot , October 2, 2009 CCK09: does Connectivism want to change the world?

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. Here is the one for cc.mlearnopedia.com from February. Enjoy. AND Improved!

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. But why wouldn’t they? Digital technologies are an everyday part of their lives. Is there a play or operation going on?)

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. My first 17 years in education were spent as a mathematics and computer science teacher. ” I couldnt agree more. Truly amazing.

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. Policy before practice: Reactions, Revisions & Recommendations for the educational use of mobile phones. eLearning Education for the iPod Generation. Enjoy! ? jnald2@eq.edu.au

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. “Asked to select the three institutional IT services they are most likely to use, if available, from an Internet-capable handheld device, responents who currently own a handheld device and use the INternet from it selected as their top three e-mail system (63.4%), student administrative services (official grades, registration, etc.) in 2006 to 88.3% in 2009).

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 ). This blog is about innovation, design, development, and trends in the Learning Solutions domain. These tips may seem self-evident, yet I felt it good to reiterate. Re-use!

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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. F inally, though, it is heartening to see that the pedagogy of Higher Education institutions is changing. He's right.

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! Futurelab Any time I want to get up-to-speed quickly with an area of educational technology or the future of schools, I head straight for Futurelab. I’ve started using Twitter with my pupils… Edmodo: Twitter for education?

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

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Thursday, December 28, 2006 Yiibu.com - Learning and Lifestyle for Mobile For later reference: Yiibu - Learning and Lifestyle for Mobile This site is by some great mobile developers who successfully combine education with the mobile lifestyle. Good job Stephanie and Bryan! New Le.

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. Smartphones and other handheld devices are much more powerful and more flexible than ever. 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. 350px:auto); max-height:60; height:expression(this.scrollHeight > 60? Introduction 2. Emergence of ML 2.2.

The Mobile Learner

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The Mobile Learner About The Author Apple iPod Cell Phone Tools Mobile Apps PDA in Education Archives January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 My Twitter Tweets rdelorenzo: @betchaboy That's the spirit. Why an iPod Touch in Education?

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. These models are being tested and evaluated in South Africa, Brazil, India, and Finland. New Le. Training. iTunes 7.7

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 No, these aren’t wishful headlines from educationists, but actual behavioral changes made by the implementation of mobile learning in classrooms today. See the video here. No related posts.