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5 Examples of Great Mobile Calls to Action

Mobile Commons

Learn how you can follow their example and start building your mobile list! To make it as easy as possible, the form asks for just a cell phone number and a zip code.

New Book! "Cell Phones in the Classroom"

Cell Phones in Learning

My new book is coming out this September called Cell Phones in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for Educators ! First it has over 16 different cases of K-12 teachers integrating student's own cell phones into classroom learning. Finally!

Study Finds Text Messaging More Effective for Healthcare Surveys than Phone Calls

Mobile Commons

A new study published in PLos One suggests that health surveys conducted over text messages gather higher quality data than surveys conducted over phone calls. Comparing survey responses from text messages and phone calls.

New Book! "Cell Phones in the Classroom"

Cell Phones in Learning

My new book is coming out this September called Cell Phones in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for Educators ! First it has over 16 different cases of K-12 teachers integrating student's own cell phones into classroom learning. Finally!

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

from all sides, smart phones and tablets are here to stay. smart phone device market and the outright. phone and tablet revolution and have been retrofitted. form factor for example) •Fade in and out and slide in and out animations for things like instructions during.

Saving money with Straight Talk cell phone family plans

Mobile Learning Edge

While the mobile phone industry will let you know that a monthly bill is about $47 starting 2012, numerous individuals are paying more than that – and relying upon their requirements, it might be excessively. There are a couple moves that you can make to spare cash on your mobile phone arrange today. Once you’ve settled on Verizon, head over to our gathering of The Best Verizon Phones to pick the right gadget for you.

SCVNGR: Cell Phone Scavenger Hunt Builder!

Cell Phones in Learning

Most of the scavenger hunt type applications online only use smartphones, so it is fantastic to come across one that is more accessible (since over 60% of cell phone users still have basic phones). Thank you to Jeffrey Branzburg for pointing me towards a resource called SCVNGR.

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5 Reasons Hotel Concierge Services Should Start Using SMS

Mobile Commons

Text messaging is the default communication method for most people, above and beyond a phone call, simply because it is a quicker and more convenient way of reaching people. This ability to reach hotel staff from any location offers a huge leg up on the traditional hotel room phone call.

Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]

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Examples of how Smartphones transcend beyond Phones and make our lives better. Examples of how we can create better learning on mobile vs. desktop. Examples and Demos of these Tools on iOS and Android devices.

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

uLearning Blog

In Queensland, Optus reported that by October 2011, 55% of regional phone owners (traditionally a sector that lags behind in gadget adoption) had a smartphone ([link]. In addition, With mobile phone subscriptions now outnumbering computers, TVs and even FM radios (T. phone?

Mobile Learning is Global: Examples of Teachers Using Cell Phones for Learning!

Cell Phones in Learning

I have come across two examples of international teachers using cell phones for learning, one in India and one in the United Kingdom. It should not be surprising that we are seeing more examples of mobile learning globally since it has been found that "There are estimated to be over 3.3 She uses here Nokia phone to create mathematic video tutorials ( example here ). Furness also documents other daily educational activities on his mobile blog via cell phone

Mobile Learning is Global: Examples of Teachers Using Cell Phones for Learning!

Cell Phones in Learning

I have come across two examples of international teachers using cell phones for learning, one in India and one in the United Kingdom. It should not be surprising that we are seeing more examples of mobile learning globally since it has been found that "There are estimated to be over 3.3 She uses here Nokia phone to create mathematic video tutorials ( example here ). Furness also documents other daily educational activities on his mobile blog via cell phone

6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design

mLearning Revolution

This is also why I encourage you to choose your Learning Design tools wisely and lean towards those with support for Responsive Learning Design, for example, the new Adobe Captivate 8. Apple iOS, Android, Windows Phone, etc.

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mobile phones: the e-readers of choice in South Africa

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I have blogged about m-uBuntu before – a growing family of schools in South Africa who are using “cell phones” to transform how they teach. We have been out there a few times, and were very excited to hear it being reported on by “The Word”, a US radio channel who spent a while in Cape Town visiting two great mobile literacy projects there: M4Lit – Mobile Phones for Literacy. It is the perfect example of collaboration, empowerment, and shared learning.

From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

mLearning Revolution

Take Microsoft’s design guidelines for their Windows Phone 7 platforms for example, which recommends that each touch target be at least 9mm in size and that there be at least a 2mm space between actions.

Tech Innovation Now Led by Hot New Bands

Mobile Learning Edge

Here are two examples, both involving mobile. The other example is from The Black Eyed Peas who have released an app for the iPhone that includes an immersive 360 degree, augmented reality music video that puts you in the middle of a party, dancing to the music.

The Future Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

User generated content is exploding on the internet, YouTube and Flickr are great examples of that. what smart phones are today, and all phones will be). There are a whole bunch of examples and links in the presentation for each area that we spoke about.

5 Take-aways from the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Webinar

Steve Vosloo

In his projects, mobile phones were used by students to capture data from the neighbourhood, on which the students then conducted statistical analysis for their assignments. This is a great example of maximising a device that so easily spans the different learning spaces of our lives.

Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis

Upside Learning

In last many months we have written a number of blog posts around mobile learning ranging from development tips, general examples, tips and tricks, etc. Internet connectivity on phones not restricted to WiFi alone.

Cell Phones in Education Part 2: Assistive Technology

The Mobile Learner

Connecting back to a previous blog post where I was musing on the difference between Differentiated Instruction and Universal Design for Learning , we can see that today’s cell phones are adding more functionality and are designed with the spirit of Universal Design in mind.

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7 Microinteractions You will Love in the new Articulate Studio 13 [Review]

mLearning Revolution

Saffer believes that microinteractions are everywhere, in the devices we carry, the appliances in our house, the apps on our phones and desktops, even embedded in the environments we live and work in. The New Articulate Studio ’13.

5 Key Mobile Learning Takeaways from Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends Report [Slides]

mLearning Revolution

It’s worth noting that many of these internet users are not only accessing the web using their mobile phones, but in many cases this is their only way to access the web. ” Above are just a few examples mentioned by Mary.

Children and Mobile Phones

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

Thanks to BECTA in the UK for pointing out a report entitled Children’s Use of Mobile Phones — An International Comparison February 2009. Included in the report is a section on mobile phone literacy as well as an appendix with examples of use of mobile phones by children in target countries.

The Importance of having a Singular Computing Experience for Mobile Learning

mLearning Revolution

Whispersync from Amazon is a great example of this, I can start reading a book on my Kindle Fire and then later continue from where I left off, right on my iPad using the Kindle App. With Evernote for example all of my saved content is synced up across devices, and through Dropbox, I can always access my files from just about any device. One more example is a Google Chrome plug-in that I use quite a bit between my PC and Mac and my Android devices.

New Yorker: Phone Calls are the Most Effective Way to Petition the Government, “Short of Showing Up in Person”

Mobile Commons

But with that deluge, do the phone calls actually matter? Long answer: The article runs through the history of phones in Washington, starting with Rutherford B. Hayes on the White House’s first phone. It’s a great piece if you’re interested in phone call activism.

10 mLearning Lessons I Learned from reading Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski [Book Review]

mLearning Revolution

Again Luke provides great examples of what we have today and other things we can expect in the near future especially around what mobile browsers need to support in comparison to native apps. I love Mobile and everything that it represents.

Take A Leap Of Faith With Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Mobile’ is a unique device that brings together the capabilities of numerous disparate devices – like a phone, a camera, an audio/ video player & recorder, a computer, eBook reader, a GPS device, a game console – all in the palm of your hand.

Use Smartphones in class, say school principals

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For example, in schools that prohibit cell phones, 54% of students still report sending texts during the school day (Lenhart, 2010). Tirozzi, added that blocking technologies like smart phones and social networking sites takes education in the wrong direction. The National Association of Secondary School Principals have been trying to make sense of the whirlwind that is Social and Mobile Technologies.

Phone Calls Are the Best Way to Influence Legislators. Here’s How to Set Up Your Own Call-In Campaign

Mobile Commons

A phone call from a constituent can, indeed, hold more weight than an email, and far outweighs a Facebook post or a tweet,” writes the Times. You can ask your constituents to either text in a keyword or to dial a phone number.

QR Codes: A Brief Reading List

The Mobile Learner

augmented reality edushifts mobilelearning cell phones qrcodesI’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. Here is a list of some websites that I’ve accessed recently on the topic.

The Emergence Of Mobile Learning For Higher Education In Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia

Upside Learning

The students can learn just in time in their daily lives whenever they need to learn using mobile devices like Tablets and Smart Phones. Integration of HTML5 output in smart phone devices is now seen as the solution that will register the growth of mobile learning.

Pew Report Shows that Mobile Phones are the Best Way to Reach the Most People

Mobile Commons

A recent Pew Report shows that mobile phones are the best way to reach the vast majority of the American public. It show that large differences in Internet access still exist across demographic groups, and that the cellular phone is the technology owned by the largest percentage of Americans.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

examples the industry has waited for over the past many years. Indeed, Nokia not only decided to ship Nokia handsets with Microsoft’s Windows Phone mobile OS they actually killed off their own Symbian OS in the process; talk about burning your ships on the shore! a.k.a.

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Commercial Mobile Learning Content Examined

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

I have been looking at some commercial mobile training modules recently and have found some excellent examples -- as well as some lessons learned. By submitting your email address you receive a link with the examples from the video.

Cell phone software created for visually impaired learning.

Cell Phones in Learning

A new software has been developed for cell phones by K-NFB Reading Technology and the National Federation of the Blind, in order to help visually impaired people "see". It allows you to take a picture of an item and then your cell phone will read the item and it's label information to you.

New Research on Teens and Cell Phones and What it Means for BYOD Schools

Cell Phones in Learning

PEW has just released a new study about teenagers (13-17 year olds) and their cell phone use and ownership. This is important for BYOD schools keep in mind that about 30% cannot access the Internet through their phone, so plan lessons accordingly!

JIT Performance Support Mobile App Development

Upside Learning

I mentioned before in one of my posts about the growing use of smart phones application as a form of Just-in-Time performance support; as mentioned before ; I feel eventually technology will enable individuals and not just companies/departments to deliver applications.

On mobiles for teacher development and edutainment: Interview by Russell Southwood of Balancing Act Africa

Steve Vosloo

The second part is about the power of interactive and “edutaining” content via mobile devices, for example through the Yoza Cellphone Stories project. [I Uncategorized mlearning mobile learning mobile phones mobile phones mlearning teacher development teachers yozaBelow is an interview by Russell Southwood of Balancing Act Africa on mobile learning in Africa.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

examples the industry has waited for over the past many years. After years of BlackBerry dominance in the pockets and purses of enterprise personnel, iOS (Apple) and Android -based mobile phones and tablet devices will supplant RIM-supplied smartphones as the primary desired (and likely used) smart devices for mobile learning – at least in North America.

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Uploading movies to Cell Phones.

Cell Phones in Learning

While there are many sites that allow you to download images and video from your cell phone, such as YouTube, Eyespot, Flickr, Facebook, or MySpace, less commonly known are websites that allow you to upload images, sound, and video into your cell phone.