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Emerging trends in education and mobile learning

Steve Vosloo

Overlapping of education trends and mobile-enabled opportunities. Why is this technological innovation different for education than previous moments (for example, the rise of television or the popularity of personal computers)? I don’t believe that technology is the single driver of education transformation, although it is certainly a key influencing factor. Education is under pressure to change because of a number of factors. New models of education.

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Improve Healthcare Education in Your Community with Text Messaging

Mobile Commons

Text messaging is a powerful tool in improving knowledge about broader health issues within a community. The University of Maryland’s Food Supplement Nutrition Education program sends text messages to parents about keeping their children healthy.

How Text Messaging Improves Educational Outcomes for Students

Mobile Commons

For years researchers have been searching for small yet effective improvements to current educational models. Loosely defined as “behavioral nudges,” the idea is that educational systems don’t need major overhauls that exhaust budgets in order to make a change.

Good positive coverage of tablets in Education

uLearning Blog

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.

Steve Wozniak Streams Live Tonight

Mobile Learning Edge

Wozniak will be speaking about “will discuss education, emerging technologies, and his vision for the future of technology and society.&# (American Banking & Market News, February 28, 2011).

Are we wired for mobile learning?

Float Mobile Learning

Believe it or not, Twitter may be an effective tool for comprehending a language. Pedagogy and Learning education infographic Italy mLearning TwitterMore than 90 percent of Italian students became more confident in writing Italian after tweeting with [.].

iPods in Education Part 14: Enhanced Science Education

The Mobile Learner

Much time as been spent in this “iPods in Education&# series on uses as they relate to Language Arts or geography instruction. There are many digital tools that students can utilize that can assist them in their scientific learning. Tags: apps differentiatedinstruction iPod in Education mlearning mobilelearning tools True, mobile devices work well across the curriculum.

Mobile Learning: A Brief Reading List

The Mobile Learner

From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning : Liz Kolb’s blog on using cell phones for learning. Why an iPod Touch in Education? Using the iPod for Learning: A slideshare presentation from an Grace Poli, Media Specialist and Apple Distinguished Educator. Tags: mobilelearning edushifts iPod in Education cell phone digital culture Cell Phones in Education

Cell Phones in Education Part 1: Productivity

The Mobile Learner

As I stated in an earlier blog post , I an beginning a new series on using cell phones in learning to go along side my iPods in Education series. Therefore, we’ll begin by focusing on tools that all of today’s cell phones have.

New Issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies

Mobile Learning Edge

A Software Tool to Visualize Verbal Protocols to Enhance Strategic and Metacognitive Abilities in Basic Programming. Interdisciplinary Approaches at Institutions of Higher Education: Teaching Information Systems Concepts to Students of Non-Computer Science Programs. The latest issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (Vol. 5, No. 3) and is available as a free download (but you have to register on the site).

A New Series: Cell Phones in Education

The Mobile Learner

At that time, I began a series of blog posts titled “iPod in Education&#. Tags: tools mobilelearning Mobilelearner cell phones differentiatedinstruction digital culture cell_phone Cell Phones in Education education When I began writing this blog a little over one year ago, the major focus of my thoughts were around using the iPod to help kids learn.

iPods in Education Part 11: Digital Flash Cards

The Mobile Learner

However, with the advent of digital media devices, many educators and students are creating digital versions of flash cards and placing them on digital media devices such as an iPod to help student take their study tools with them.

MLearning and a Global Workforce

Mobile Learning Edge

UpSide Learning blogger Aneesh Bhat suggested this week that to remain competitive, companies must increase their agility in the informational and educational support they provide their employees. Access to information at all times is now necessary to sustain momentum and provide employees with the tools and reinforcement they require.

mLearning-World.com: Everything is a Learning Tool!

mLearning World

skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Sunday, December 31, 2006 Everything is a Learning Tool! I would like to propose the counterpoint to this debate- Everything is a Learning Tool! Everything is a Learning Tool!

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

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. 25+ mLearning Tools in 60 Minutes – DevLearn 2010.

Exploring Educational Technology

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See Penny’s overview of the project: [link] → Leave a Comment Categories: Unitec · Web2 · mobile Lecturer Mobile VODCasts May 22, 2009 · Leave a Comment Our Community Of Practice with Performing Arts Tutors is focusing on the educational potential of mobile web 2.0

mLearning-World.com: Nokia gets educational with M4Girls pilot project. | GoMo News

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, May 02, 2008 Nokia gets educational with M4Girls pilot project. GoMo News Nokia gets educational with M4Girls pilot project.

Learning Mobile App Review: NearPod [Podcast Interview]

mLearning Revolution

There’s no denying there’s a revolution happening today in Education driven by important trends such as the Flipped Classroom, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and of course schools embracing mobile technologies creatively for learning.

Tappestry: Kicking the Informal Learning (Tin) Can

Mobile Learning Edge

We tend to focus on the 10% that we can easily relate to: formal learning in classrooms, print and online (essentially a lifelong hangover from our educational system) with a nod to the other 20% comprised of coaching, mentoring and learning from others. A review by Jessica Knox.

Introducing a new Podcast: This Week in #mLearning [Episode 1: The new iPad and Mobile Learning]

mLearning Revolution

Each week Robert and I will discuss various trending topics and their impact on mobile learning, including the state of mobile in general, mobile devices, HTML5, Adobe Flash, Responsive Web Design, Rapid Development tools, especially as they begin making the shift from desktop to mobile, mobile apps, video, Education and more.

It's Good Business! Mobile Web2.0 Tools Should be Free For Educators

Cell Phones in Learning

tools that couple with cell phones, I have found many tools that I LOVE, but they cost money to use. As an educator and former technology coordinator, I know that for many schools it is unrealistic to expect them to be able to pay (consistently--year after year) for access to the web2.0 At the same time I understand that most of these companies that create the tools are in business to make money. 1) Allow educators K-16 to use these resources for free.

It's Good Business! Mobile Web2.0 Tools Should be Free For Educators

Cell Phones in Learning

tools that couple with cell phones, I have found many tools that I LOVE, but they cost money to use. As an educator and former technology coordinator, I know that for many schools it is unrealistic to expect them to be able to pay (consistently--year after year) for access to the web2.0 At the same time I understand that most of these companies that create the tools are in business to make money. 1) Allow educators K-16 to use these resources for free.

iBooks 2 – Introducing the future textbook?

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Steve Jobs reportedly spent the last few years of his life planning to shake up the textbook market, and revitalise education. Today’s event in New York is the first education-only launch from Apple in a long time. Will this transform education?

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mLearning-World.com: Directory of Free E-Learning Tools - mLearning - Zimbio

mLearning World

skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Monday, December 18, 2006 Directory of Free E-Learning Tools - mLearning - Zimbio Good references just posted to the mLearning Wiki at Zimbio.

mLearning-World.com: E-Learning Queen: The Thinking Persons Sims for Business and Education

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Wednesday, December 06, 2006 E-Learning Queen: The Thinking Persons Sims for Business and Education Reference on simulation tools & strategy for later reading.

iPods in Education Part 12: Customized Learning Using Apps

The Mobile Learner

There has been a gap of several months since I last shared ideas in the form of a blog post on the topic of using iPods in Education. While the introduction of the iPhone and the iPod Touch has changed the rules in how handheld devices can be used in education, this series has laid dormant as I’ve been in the process of catching up with the technology. In recent years, attitudes in the education system have begun to change.

Twitter as a Mobile Learning Platform

The Mobile Learner

Since then, and resulting from a series of key improvements to the service, we have a tool that can be shaped and molded to whatever the need may be. It’s been almost 5 years since Twitter came into existence and it has become quite the versatile platform.

The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]

mLearning Revolution

Perhaps this is why in eLearning we have always gravitated toward using tools that publish learning in the Adobe Flash format in order to create engaging desktop experiences.

Help for busy Educators: Posterous

uLearning Blog

The wonderful, ever faster pace of technological change does have its downsides, especially for already busy educators. This post however is about what has fast become my number 2 tool for keeping above water: Posterous.com.

Cell Phones in Education Part 5: Instant Feedback

The Mobile Learner

Several weeks ago, I wrote a blog post discussing instant feedback using a back-channel titled: The Back-Channel Effect: Are Educators Ready for Real-Time Feedback. I also suggested that using tools that provide real-time feedback can allow teachers to gauge the understanding of students during a lesson. In that blog post, I suggested that social networking sites can be a tool to allow for that type of feedback. Another tool is text messaging.

QR Codes: Here Today, but Gone Tomorrow

mLearning

I’ve been writing about QR Codes in education for the last five years ( [link] ), on this blog, as well as in a few published and formal papers.

March Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Upside Learning , March 23, 2011 Infographics for Social Media - Mobile Learning Edge , March 7, 2011 New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2 - mLearning Trends , March 27, 2011 iPad 2: whats in it for education? March 23, 2011 iPad 2: whats in it for education?

The Mobile Learner » iPod in Education Part 5: Presenter Tool

The Mobile Learner

The first Web2.0, comprehensive iPhone education app?

uLearning Blog

One common problem for educators seeking to use the iPhone or iPod touch in their learning environment is the fact that the most common uses of the devices for things such as taking attendance, voice recording or interfacing with learning management systems (such as Moodle) require constant exiting and switching between several different apps. Helping to solve this problem is a new app from iKonstrukt thats simply titled ‘Educate’. By Jonathan Nalder, and Shane Roberts.

mLearning-World.com: Life Tools- Power & Time

mLearning World

skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Tuesday, January 09, 2007 Life Tools- Power & Time This provided a good life lesson on balance and priority of power from a Masonic newsletter I received today: (this is unlrelated to design).The

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

mLearning World

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.

Get Mobile to Implement Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

In an article from Float Mobile Learning , an mLearning firm based in Illinois, Scott McCormick suggests that to really discover what your firm requires in terms of mobile education and support, you have to get mobile yourself.

mLearning-World.com: Edu Podcasting Gains New Tool

mLearning World

Podcasting has been used as a educational tool for over a year now, but has been limited to the students having a mP3 player or access to their PC. This may be a defining moment in the acceptance of podcasting for mass education. Note: and educational podcasts. "As

Mobile Learning at TEDxLondon

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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!) Think of the smartphone as a tool to do stuff.