University Business Magazines Ranks Mobile Commons as a Top Product

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University Business Magazine has named Mobile Commons as one of their Readers’ Choice Top Products in 2013 , alongside the iPad. The list covers useful products and tools for universities to use in the classroom and beyond. Text-message alerts for events and breaking news can be sent to an entire community or to specified groups.

Mobile University Access

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For those in higher education looking for examples of a campus that is providing mobile access, you might want to check out a very nice solution at Australia's Curtin University of Technology CurtinMobile. Tags: campus university Curtin

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St. Jude Uses Text Messages to Boost Event Turnout and Participation

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Jude Children’s Research Hospital is modernizing their events for the digital era, using text messaging to streamline event sign-in and keep engagement high. Challenge: How Do You Modernize a Signature Event. Jude informed about how many students were participating in each event.

Food & Water Watch Raises Tap Water Awareness With SMS Campaign

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The University of Nevada and Dartmouth College emerged as the winners of the grand prize, though the success of the campaign was a win for everyone. Some even shared it with their local news channels as seen by The Daily Lobo’s coverage of the University of New Mexico’s efforts.

Tappestry: Kicking the Informal Learning (Tin) Can

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The second, more substantial unique feature is Tappestry’s ability to track learning events. A review by Jessica Knox. Full disclosure: My employer, Metrix Group, is currently partnering with Float Mobile on an app development project). As learning professionals we see it everywhere.

Chad Udell: Design Strategies for Adapting Content for mLearning

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Float Learning and Bradley University’s Department of Interactive Media in the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts teamed up to provide a one-day event focused on mobile on Friday, [.]. Conferences Float Symposium Pedagogy and Learning Strategy mobile strategy symposium

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

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As crazy as I thought this prediction was last year, it proved to be center-of-the-target with several large transactions and events occurring throughout the year. a.k.a. How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions?

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Open University Joins the Mobile Fray | Moodle Monthly

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News, Information and Resources for the World's Leading LMS Home About Archives Contact Thursday April 29th 2010 Categories Development Modules & Plugins Tech Tip Moodle.org News Events This just in!

Improving Student Life with Text Messaging

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Even if students do catch wind of an event, they’re so busy that it’s hard for them to keep track of what’s going on around campus. Text messaging is a great way for student life offices to promote events to the student body. Say, for instance, you receive 50 RSVP’s to a cultural event.

Dan Pfeiffer: Developing for Multiple Platforms

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Float Learning and Bradley University’s Department of Interactive Media in the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts teamed up to provide a one-day event focused on mobile on Friday, [.]. Conferences Float Symposium Mobile Development cross-platform CSS3 HTML5 javascript optimization phonegap symposium

Current trends in Learning Technologies: a bluffer's guide

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So conversations about mobile learning "at school", are likely to be massively different from "at university", and different again from "at work". Why the hype: Several big universities have started offering free access to their course materials. Do you know your MOOCs from your OERs?

Improve Healthcare Education in Your Community with Text Messaging

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The University of Maryland’s Food Supplement Nutrition Education program sends text messages to parents about keeping their children healthy. The pilot program sent two to three texts per week with health tips ranging from community events to ideas for physical activity.

Our 2013 Mantra for #mLearning: Simplify, Simplify, Simplify [Lessons from LinkedIn]

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May 2013 be the year each one of us creates a dent in our own Universe! Upcoming Events: Here’s a list of some of my upcoming events and conferences: August 13-14 : From e-Learning to mLearning Design Training [6-hr Online Workshop] [link].

Rock Show Recap

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On January 21st, Bradley University hosted a “Late Night BU&# event in the new Markin Recreation Center on campus. We wrote a bit on this at the time, you can [.]. Mobile Development Pedagogy and Learning

Busy Week for Mobile Learning

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Stanford University started an iPhone Application Programming course this week and has made the slides and video available through iTunes U here. Tags: event stats iPhone research books article Where do I start?

Province, industry, and university partner for mobile learning research | Tony Bates

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iCORE is providing $760,000 over five years, Athabasca University is contributing $1.6 ’ Written by tony2 · Filed Under Events , Technology , geolocation , mobile learning Tagged: 2009 , Alberta , Athabasca University , iCORE , k , Kinshuk , Malkin , mobile learning , Xerox Canada Comments Got something to say?

Catching up over the long weekend

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You will see various types of mobile learning, hear an interesting podcast option, and learn about the iPhone/iPod Touch initiative at Abilene Christian University. Tags: video event bar code iPhone podcast

5 Take-aways from the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Webinar

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The virtual event, held in partnership with Education Fast Forward, debated the extent to which mobile technology can strengthen the quality of education and facilitate learning.

Wired Says that “Clinton’s VP Announcement is the Ultimate Text From Hillary”

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But it was also a way to drum up anticipation among her supporters for an event that is, admittedly, a snoozefest for anyone but cable news producers. … ” In our glutted media universe, word travels fast.

ICT lessons learned from Rwanda

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They are using the Universal Access Fund to achieve this and are manufacturing devices in-country to lower costs.

Coca Cola Replaces Corporate Voicemail with Text Messaging

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It’s kind of awkward to leave voicemails now,” said Chris Paul, 22, a recent graduate of Duquesne University. Some companies have embraced it as an internal communication system that notifies employees about all sorts of events, including company picnics, meetings, and changes in scheduling.

3 Ways to Use Text Messaging for College Students

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Mary’s University, for instance, allows students to enroll in classes with text messages, and Minnesota State University offers academic support by text message for struggling students. Gain feedback on campus events with surveys by text message.

Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow | MobileBehavior

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Marys, many in higher education are jumping on board; Columbia Universitys Teacher College sees cell phones as the next great learning tool. Abilene Christian University gave out 2,000 iPhones and iPod Touches to its students and teachers, urging them to "go mobile, go digital."

Texting Networks Bring Anonymous Help to Troubled Teens

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Emergency responders are notified in the event of a life-threatening condition or criminal activity. Young people have been reluctant to use crisis services,” Anthony Pisani, a suicide prevention researcher at the University of Rochester, told the Times.

Report: Sydney AUC iPhone SDK Workshop

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There has been considerable activity at the University of Canberra with the implementation of Apple-based systems for supporting teaching and learning. The three-day event was hosted at Clifton’s Training on George Street, and the facilities were excellent.

Report: Sydney AUC iPhone SDK Workshop

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There has been considerable activity at the University of Canberra with the implementation of Apple-based systems for supporting teaching and learning. The three-day event was hosted at Clifton’s Training on George Street, and the facilities were excellent.

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How Text Messaging Can Make You a Better Parent

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Organizations and public services can help keep kids engaged and active by texting parents to remind them of upcoming events. The University of Maryland’s Food Supplement Nutrition Education (FSNE) program created a mobile messaging campaign to help low-income families stay healthy.

Apple Mobile Learning Roadshow

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I attended the Apple Mobile Learning Roadshow last week, held at Sydney’s Maritime Museum; and I know other M-Learning bloggers will be interested to hear about this event. Tags: Applications Events Interactive Mobile Phone Products

SMS Nation: August Edition

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It’s kind of awkward to leave voicemails now,” affirmed Chris Paul, a recent graduate of Duquesne University. Welcome to this month’s edition of SMS Nation!

Mobile Learning Research Workshop

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I’ve been kindly invited a mobile learning research workshop at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) in a couple of weeks, facilitated by Laurel Dyson and Andrew Litchfield, members of the Technology and Education Design and Development (TEDD) Research Group at UTS. Tags: Events Pedagogy project research tedd uts workshop

Learner-Centric Design of Digital Mobile Learning | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Learner-Centric Design of Digital Mobile Learning 27 09 2006 “ Learner Centric Design of Digital Mobile Learning ,&# [ doc ] [ pdf ] (which I co-authored with my colleague Margaret O’Connell), received the Best Paper Award at Queensland University of Technology’s “Learning on the Move&# conference which I attended yesterday (despite a raging flu!).

Chad Udell: Your Faster Horse Moment

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Float Learning and Bradley University’s Department of Interactive Media in the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts teamed up to provide a one-day event focused on mobile on Friday, [.]. Conferences Float Symposium Pedagogy and Learning Strategy symposium

SMS Study Service Success in NZ | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact SMS Study Service Success in NZ 15 06 2006 Auckland University has successfully implemented a first-in-the-world, SMS-based “learning on demand&# service for its students.

Designing Good Educational Podcasts | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Designing Good Educational Podcasts 15 06 2006 Andy Ramsden, a Learning Technology Advisor at Bristol University in the UK recently posted up a great guide for educators designing podcasts.

iPod Power | Mobile Learning

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Andy Ramsden at the University of Bristol regularly publishes some of the best material on capture and delivery of podcasting materials on the web through his blog. Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact iPod Power 7 07 2006 Podcasting is standing out as a leading mobile learning approach, supported by good case-studies and a wealth of best-practice advice from practitioners.

The Genie in the Bottle: Unleashing the hidden power of personal mobile devices for learning (November 2009)

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University of Canberra, November 2009. TBC… Tags: Events Pedagogy Leonard Low. ABSTRACT: Since July 2007 there have been more mobile phones in operation in Australia than there are people ; and when you add in the other mobile, digital devices that ordinary Australians own – such as media players, digital cameras, and portable computing devices – it is apparent that there are tremendous tools for personal and lifelong learning in the pockets of our students.

Saving money with Straight Talk using coupons for cell phones

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In the event that you write “coupon” into your cell phone’s application store, you’re certain to get many returns. That is the place Coupon Sherpa has an edge over the opposition, as it hunt down and stores item particular coupons, and in addition those for whole stores and online retailers, offering you the best of both universes.

Four Steps to Driving College Enrollment with SMS

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Text messaging provides a way for colleges and universities to reach out to teens on the device they use most—their mobile phones – and get them to take action. Here is a Twitter call to action from Bowling Green State University: 2) Target Prospective Students.

Going Mobile: Debating and Using Cellphones in School - The Learning Network Blog - NYTimes.com

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In such places, cellphones are becoming the truly universal technology. Students work in groups to create surveys about a current events topic and invite their classmates to respond via cellphone text-messaging. Home Page Todays Paper Video Most Popular Times Topics Education World U.S.