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Healthcare…Mobile devices…lessons for learning?

Mobile Learning Edge

Two questions: Do you let employees use their personal mobile devices for learning? How do you protect company information on their device? Does he wait until I report updates or does it come to his mobile device he uses to check his vacation property and personal stock updates? The article, “Doing More with Mobile Devices in Healthcare: Eliminating the Security Compromise.” Health care has some great opportunities for advancement ahead – for mobile technology and access (and, hopefully cures for diseases too). link].

The Future Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Last week Amit and I made a small presentation to the Mobile Learning MOOC (MobiMOOC) about the possibilities in the future of mobile learning. We’d like to share what we presented because it encapsulates technologies that will impact/affect the future of mobile learning and learning in general, readers of this blog will probably find it of special interest.

Why Open Technology Is The Future of Computing

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Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy Uncategorized Apple CHAMPIONS conference Experience API future Google mobile MOOCs open-source openness privacy SDKThe exchange of information in the enterprise has always been an important issue. But with open technology in your business, the possibilities are endless.

Mobile Devices: Breaking Through the Walled Garden

The Mobile Learner

I am a fan of the HowStuffWorks podcast “Stuff You Should Know” Recently, I listened to the episode titled, “What’s The Future of the Internet” and the discussion on net neutrality and the walled garden of devices got me thinking about how device and OS manufacturers are restricting our experience of the Internet and the implication this could have to learning in general and mobile learning in particular. There’s Apple and their iOS platform and there are the other devices that use Android. Let me provide a little context.

5 Views of the Future of Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

It is notoriously hard to predict the future of anything, but predicting technology trends can be done if you look for products and services already in development. Timo Ilomaki has collected 5 different presentations on the future of mobile learning in one post, to allow you to see the variety of results. Some are clearly pushing the envelope more than others.

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Four Futures for the Mobile Age

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Mobile Devices Pedagogy and Learning books David Rose Internet of Things review As a culture, we struggle to keep up with the constant technological changes that surround us. David Rose''s new book helps us think about where we''re going with all this.

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Mobile Learning Has A Promising Future In India

Upside Learning

It is a well-known fact that Mobile learning hasn’t yet picked up steam within India. The primary reason for this being the low rates of mobile internet penetration in our country. I came across a report on the McKinsey Quarterly website titled – Can India lead the mobile-Internet revolution ? Mobile Learning mLearning In India Mobile Learning In India

BlackBerry CEO Questions Future of Tablets – Is He Right?

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Industry News Mobile Devices BlackBerry tablets Gary Woodill suggests the tablets of today will change radically in the next few years instead of being totally eliminated.

What is the future of #mLearning Design? Storyline’s native app vs. Captivate’s Responsive Design [Poll]

mLearning Revolution

Three years ago when I began focusing on mobile learning, I looked at the most popular rapid eLearning development tools and I was convinced there was very little chance they could re-invent themselves into decent mobile learning design tools. Adobe with Captivate 8 has chosen to go the Responsive Web Design route in order to enable users to create learning for multiple devices.

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The New Adobe Captivate 7 Marches Backwards into the Future [Review]

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There’s nothing in there that addresses real solutions for today’s trending topics, such as Cloud computing, Mobile Learning, Responsive Design, Adaptive publishing, Mobile Apps, etc. The team did add Tin-Can-API support, which I think is a must these days as learning moves more and more to mobile devices, so that’s definitely a nice addition. Conclusion.

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Future of Mobile Learning - an interview with Geoff Stead

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What''s the future of mobile learning? Here are a couple of extracts, or check out the full interview on elearningindustry.com Q: We see a lot of promise in capabilities such as Mobile Augmented Reality, Near Field Communication (NFC), and QR Codes holding for ‘contextual mobile learning’. Mobile Learning can offer 2 very different things: 1) mobile, and flexible access to learning you were doing before: (like e-learning, looking up information, phone calls, etc.) This changes with mobile. What about NFC / iBeacons / Geofencing? Just do it!

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Why Windows 8 and Touch-enabled Laptops Bode well for the Future of Mobile Learning – [Video]

mLearning Revolution

I recently had a number of epiphanies on mobile when I purchased a Windows 8 Samsung Ultrabook, touch-enabled laptop. In my opinion, these apps gives us a glimpse of what apps like Articulate Storyline and Studio, Camtasia, Captivate, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc, will look like in the near future. Mobile Learning featured future mLearning touch-enabled laptops Windows 8

The Future Of Learning Design

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If you are intrigued by the future of learning design, you won’t want to miss the second half of this interview with Karl Kapp. Coach: What types of challenges do newer technologies, such as mobile and podcast, present to the instructional designer? It is not a huge leap to think the next natural step would be to tie it to mobile devices. Wrong format.

Mobile Devices and 21st Century Skills: Part 2 – Knowledge Construction

The Mobile Learner

In the first post of this series on mobile devices and 21st century skills, I focused in the use of mobile devices in developing communication skills. We move now to a discussion in the use if mobile devices and knowledge construction. Teaching was often about information dissemination and the ‘just in case’ teaching philosophy prevailed (let us teach X and Y just in case student need to know it in the future). In the days before computer technology and the Internet, access to information was scarce.

Nokia’s Intriguing Vision(s) of the Future

Mobile Learning Edge

The Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia has issued several new videos on their view of the future of mobile devices. Following the footsteps of Apple, their concept are highly stylized designs that use the entire mobile device as an interactive display. Future of Mobile Learning Haptics mobile phonesCheck it out by clicking here.

Going Mobile: Transforming Metrix Group

Mobile Learning Edge

We have been working on individual professional development projects that have transformed our knowledge base in order to prepare for the increasing demand that we have from our clients for mobile learning projects. Developing Collective Intelligence with Mobile Technologies. Responsive Design for Multiple Mobile Device Form Factors. Mobile Application Management/Mobile Device Management. Learning Through Mobile Games. Blogging from Your Mobile Phone. The Future of Learning. Primer on Digital Learning.

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Flash For Mobile Is Dead

Upside Learning

To further reinforce that thought, Adobe announced just yesterday that it has ceased development on the Flash mobile browser plug-in. Meaning there will be no updates to those plug-ins and future versions of Android and Blackberry Playbooks may not be able to render Flash content. Future Technology Mobile Learning HTML5 HTML5 and Flash

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Why Open Technology Is The Future of Computing

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy Uncategorized Apple CHAMPIONS conference Experience API future Google mobile MOOCs open-source openness privacy SDKThe exchange of information in the enterprise has always been an important issue. But with open technology in your business, the possibilities are endless.

The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition

mLearning Revolution

While Articulate continues to make small, trivial improvements to their apps, sadly most with emphasis on the old, traditional eLearning, Adobe has been working hard on innovating and solving big problems, that truly matter in today’s multi-screen and multi-device world. I recently wrote a post, where I made a case from why Responsive Web Design is the future of Learning Design.

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Why eLearning On Tablets?

Upside Learning

Mobile is the future of workplace learning. That is far beyond a mere statement, mobile learning is transforming our societies, professional curriculums – even the education system. It is the intersection of mobile device consumption and eLearning that incorporates anytime, anywhere resources to deliver meaningful performance support for effective learning and performance improvement. Mobile Learning eLearning On Tablets Tablets are […].

Emerging trends in education and mobile learning

Steve Vosloo

At the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2014 I sat on a panel titled Emerging Trends and New Technology – considered in the context of mobile learning. Overlapping of education trends and mobile-enabled opportunities. In all of these instances, mobile learning is well suited to supporting these changes. Mobiles provide a new, and sometimes only, access channel to the internet for many people. A core feature of mobiles is that they support ‘anywhere, anytime’ learning. Mobile has a role to play in bridging the formal and informal learning spaces.

10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]

mLearning Revolution

When comparing the two big players in the rapid eLearning market, Articulate and Adobe, they approach mobile learning design very differently. They have a good app called Articulate Mobile Player, which initially was only available for the iPad and now is also available for Android Tablets. The Future of the Web is Responsive Design! Mobile Gestures. eLearning. — link].

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Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

Last week Cisco published a research paper entitled “ Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2012–2017 ,” which included some staggering figures, as to the speed with which we are adopting internet-connected mobile devices around the world. mobile devices per capita. Mobilize Learning by Optimizing it for Touch.

New Mobile Learning Research Report

Upside Learning

We have always believed that mobile is the future of learning and have continually strived to evolve our offerings in line with that belief. As predicted early last year, 2013 saw an explosion of mobile devices in the learning field, with tablets in particular being in the forefront of this growth. Mobile Learning Being associated with and […].

From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

mLearning Revolution

Let’s get one thing out of the way, the future of eLearning isn’t about adding more ‘ animations ‘ to our existing eLearning (in the name of making courses more engaging), neither is it about an eLearning 2.0 No, the future of eLearning and Learning in general is Mobile Learning or better yet Multiscreen Learning , either way we can abbreviate it as m Learning.

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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Several recent reports have shown that Australia has just about the highest uptake of smartphones and ‘mobile’ computers in the world. This high uptake of mobile computers could mean that Australia is a key place to observe the move from computers being seen mainly as specialised machines that sit in their own category, to one where they are readily available at hand to enhance learning.

The “m” in mLearning means More

mLearning Revolution

When you go to a conference on Mobile Learning or attend a webinar, you pretty much know the drill; the Presenter spends most of his or her time going through a long list of challenges we face as an eLearning industry considering the move to mobile learning (mLearning). eLearning Mobile Learning featured It’s a bit depressing in my opinion. Send to Kindle.

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Mobile Devices in Research Labs

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We are beginning to see the future of mobile devices with information coming out of research labs. With location awareness, accelerometers and orientation sensors, plus increased storage and processing power, the devices we carry have powerful capabilities to improve our lives. An article in MIT's Technology Review showcases Palo Alto Research Center's (PARC) mobile software, Magitti, which suggests things to do based u. Much of this research can also be applied to learning at the point of need.

These Stats Bode well for Mobile Learning

mLearning Revolution

. All signs continue to point to a near future where mobile devices will surpass desktop PCs for how we connect to the Internet, shop, and most other things, including learning. I believe we are getting very close to a ‘mobile-first’ approach to developing content and I can’t wait to see we can come up as a community when it comes to mobile learning design.

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6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

Mobile learning is a relatively new domain and is rapidly evolving as well, which makes its implementation a not so easy task. When implementing mobile learning in workplace, following 6 steps will help create an effective mlearning strategy. In fact, some early mobile learning initiatives have been taken up more for novelty value than for identified real needs. Ask yourself -.

Tablets will replace PCs but not in the way you Think

mLearning Revolution

I’m fully convinced that mobile devices, especially Tablets, will eventually replace our traditional desktop PCs! I think a more sound argument is that Tablets will replace our PCs because the mobile revolution is “ redefining ” the term productivity. Mobile Learning featured Learning mobile Tablets (image credit: [link]. What are you thoughts?

Thoughts on the Current State of Mobile Devices

The Mobile Learner

Only a few short years ago, when mobile devices were still mainly cell phones and music players, the thought of a mobile revolution supplanting the computer revolution seemed distant. However, we have seen a major shift in the way we use communication technologies mainly because wireless access to the Internet has improved dramatically and major investments have been made, and continue to be made, in mobile hardware and software. What will the immediate future of mobility look like? Desktop vs. Mobile OS. This, again, is a battle of philosphies.

The future of education in Africa is mobile (BBC article)

Steve Vosloo

The article I wrote for the BBC Future site (24 August 2012) is not available to users in the UK, so here it is below … The future of education in Africa is mobile. Over the coming months, A Matter of Life and Tech will feature a range of voices from people building Africa’s tech future. Recently, it has begun to publish the books via a mobile phone-based e-reader.

Is eLearning on Tablets really Mobile Learning? [Chime in]

mLearning Revolution

The easiest way to answer this question would be to say Yes, after all the iPad as well as any other tablet, are mobile devices and mLearning is mostly about mobile devices. Mobile and by extension mobile learning is about a new mindset, a new attitude, is almost about unlearning everything we know, and inventing new ways of doing things and having fun along the way.

The Four Stages of Mobile Maturity

Upside Learning

After posing some questions about what constitutes a mobile learning ecosystem , I’ve continued working towards a model that can describe a mobile learning ecosystem, a task far harder than initially imagined. As has been discussed endlessly on our blog before, the future of learning is mobile. First mobile devices make an entry into the organizations.

QR Codes and Beyond?

Mobile Learning Edge

Popular for the last decade in Japan, they’ve been gaining popularity here more recently and the mobile learning world is abuzz with their potential for bridging the gap between virtual and physical information for richer learning possibilities. Scan this QR code to see a super creative use of the technology from 2006. Tried using a QR (quick response) code yet? 17, 2010). 11, 2010).

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A view into the future of higher education with mobile devices

mLearnopedia Blog

"What might a university look like with a fully deployed program of converged devices like the iPhone? Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas, has produced an interesting video of their campus with all students using the iPhone. The 17-minute "Connected: The Movie" video is available on iTunes U or from the ACU site."What Connected is one possible vision. This fictional day-in-the-life account highlights some of the potential benefits in a higher education setting when every s.

Book Review: Designing mLearning: tapping into the mobile revolution for organizational performance, by Clark Quinn

Mobile Learning Edge

The past six months has seen the publication of three new books on mobile learning. First, there was Mobile Learning: structures, agency, practices by Norbert Pachler, Ben Bachmair, John Cook, and Gunther Kress (Eds.) The volume edited by Norbert Pachler and his colleagues is a very academic book and is mostly about the use of mobile devices within the school system.

The Mobile Learner » Thinking About the Future of the Mobile

The Mobile Learner

Back from a year-long Sabbatical from Tech: 9 Things I’m excited about

mLearning Revolution

I’m feeling refreshed and ready for round two with new ideas for my blog, books, courses on mLearning, presentations, and excited to take on a new projects for organizations looking to mobilize their learning. The idea that you can use Camtasia on a Mac to record your iPhone and then add mobile gestures to the recording is very exciting to me and should be to you, too.

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