5 Views of the Future of Mobile Learning

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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.

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5 Reasons Hotel Concierge Services Should Start Using SMS

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Here is a list of five reasons why using text messaging as part of your hotel concierge service is a good idea. This, in turn, saves both guests and staff valuable time while not cutting any corners in the quality of service. Hotel and Accommodation Amenities Services.

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Mobile Learning Has A Promising Future In India

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While India is a relatively poor country, more than 70 percent of its urban consumers already spend about $1 a month on content and services through offline, unorganized retail channels – a market estimated to be worth more than $4 billion annually.

The Future of mLearning?

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SmokefreeMIL Helps Service Members Win The Battle Against Smoking

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SmokefreeMIL, a part of the Defense Department’s “ Quit Tobacco – Make Everyone Proud ” campaign, sends service members motivational text messages that can help them bust through cravings, navigate relapses, and stay on the path toward a healthy, smokefree future.

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

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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. But it is not just about the services.

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

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The Worldwide Market for Mobile Learning Products and Services: 2010-2015 Forecast and Analysis. The Future of Learning is Mobile. Future Mobile Learning (29 August 2011) by Judy Brown.

Blended and Mobile get accredited.

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Future of Mobile Learning Industry Learning Technologies Learning Theories Mobile learning ResearchI was reading a commentary in Forbes and realized that someday we may actually grant credits for learning off the internet and reading books for leisure that apply to workplace requirements. That may be a few years away yet with some recent grants there is hope on the horizon. As written by Michael Horn, in Forbes, June 20, 2012…here is an excerpt.

Think Multiscreen (vs. iPad-only) when developing an mLearning Strategy

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Right now, we have the traditional desktop PCs and Laptops, Tablets and Smartphones, but it’s not too early to start thinking also about smart TVs, game consoles and dashboards in cars, and why not the foldable screens of the future.

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

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This is now considered as an essential learning style in the future. The Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) launched a national project, “AAFAQ”, to develop a comprehensive long-term plan for higher education, to address current and future challenges.

Are MOOCs the technology to break the Education Cartel?

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Funny then that last year was the first time in a decade that the music industry saw an uptick in profits – after finally signing licenses for online services that are very similar to Napster. Part 1. The obligatory history lesson: It happened to the record industry first.

My First 72 hours with the Blackberry Playbook

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The Music and Books Services. One thing I really like about Apple and Google is that they both have a single user id and password for just about every service, so once I setup my device, it knows who I am and I can begin purchasing apps, music, movies etc.

Are Apps the Future of Mobile Learning?

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The statistics come from Ambient Insight’s US Market for Mobile Learning Products and Services 2008-2013 (Executive Summary). I don’t think we will abandon our current model in favor of app stores, but I see a role for app stores in our future. In the future, educational and training institutions like Harvard Business Publishing may create their own app stores for mobile learning. As a developer, you constantly look for the “next big thing&#.

3 Essential Themes for Mobile Learning Systems

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This takes on a post I wrote several weeks ago, that spoke about four themes that will (and not five) predominate learning in the future. While our current system offers some cool features, we must look further into the future.

Mobile Learning in India

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In India, the mobile phone has revolutionized communication and India is now one of the fastest growing markets for mobile phone services, with growing usage and increasing penetration.

Panlibus » Blog Archive » The past present and future of mobile learning

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Panlibus » Blog Archive » Remember OPAC Suckiness Discussing the drivers behind self-service in academic libraries LibLime Cause Upset in the Open Source Community Staffordshire University library talks with Talis Talking with Talis Podcast: Hazel Hall, Strategic Leader at LIS.

The mobile future

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Last week I went to another seminar, or rather a presentation about the future of the mobile web in 2010. According to Schärer and Wieser, some of the mega trends of 2010 are the more increased use of social networks on mobile phones, location-based services and augmented reality. Disclaimer: mLearningblog.com does not endorse any products or services on request. A few interesting products (hardware and software), some of which I have never heard of, were shown.

Does m-Learning’s Future hold this Kind of Marketplace?

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He posted about a new service called eduFire where educators can focus on teaching, and students can sign up for inexpensive courses on a wide variety of topics. I was reading Chris Dawson’s post on zdnet and it got me thinking. The topics at eduFire are only limited by the subjects that people are willing to teach about. Basically, if you want to teach a topic, you teach that topic and you decide how much to charge for that course.

The Hindu News Update Service

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News Update Service Wednesday, January 28, 2009 : 1155 Hrs RSS Feeds Sections Top Stories National International Regional Business Sport Sci. Indeed it does, it would require investments to keep the quality of service within acceptable norms, it would require investments in rural India where the tele-density is low; and it would, on a positive side, require education or familiarisation of the technology for enhanced services.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

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For a pre-beta application, it seemed generally polished and stable too meaning it will be great addition to many ID tool kits in the future for those targeting deliverables to high resolution iOS and Android screens -- not sure this will work on many if any BlackBerry devices though.

2014: A year in review

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Product manager of X-kit Achieve Mobile , Pearson South Africa’s first schools mobile service, offering high school test and exam revision for learners with feature and smart phones.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

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We wouldn't be shocked to find Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 7 OS appearing on upcoming Nokia handsets or tablet devices, or RIM getting acquired by Microsoft or another tech titan like IBM Global Services in a deal akin to HP acquiring Palm in 2010. a.k.a.

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Futures of Learning

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It will then explore future possibilities for mobile tours as well as other uses of mobile devices in museums, including GPS for geotagging, QR codes, and downloadable content specifically suited to handheld wireless devices. In discussing &# The Future of Mobile Interpretation ,” Kovin J.

Take Note: ‘Explain Everything’ app is THE top education app right now

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I thought that such a limitation was strange seeing as a large target market for such apps is schools that often have restrictions on Internet access or on students signing up to any old web service. Indigenous Education and Training Futures Division | [link].

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

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It is time once again to ponder the research, extrapolate on recent experience, and attempt to read the tea leaves so we can predict the future of enterprise mobile learning in 2011. We wouldn't be shocked to find Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 7 OS appearing on new Nokia handsets or tablet device, or RIM getting acquired by Microsoft or another tech titan like IBM Global Services in a deal akin to HP acquiring Palm in 2010.

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My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

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As 2012 draws to a close, its time to evaluate how in focus my lens on the future of enterprise mobile learning proved to be this past year and how many of my year ago predictions hit their targets.

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Mobile learning - The Future of Education

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Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

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The Revolution No One Noticed: Mobile Phones and Multimobile Services in Higher Education. Futures of Learning. Mobile Services Taxonomy. I’ve spent an inordinately long time writing a whitepaper on mobile learning trying to expound our thoughts about it and how it might be used in the workplace. I’ve been doing some research around it and I’ve documented some of the better links I’ve come across.

Mobile Messaging News Roundup

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If we can’t imagine the future we want, then neither can our creations. Zendesk want to help brands manage Facebook Messenger traffic – Zendesk also announced a new Messenger product called Zendesk Messager that will fit in with its customer service focus.

Only Dead Fish: The Mobile Future

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Also on the bill was Richard Titus (currently Controller, Future Media, Audio & Music and Mobile at the BBC, but soon to take the helm at Associated). The Mobile Future - RSA View more presentations from R Titus. Tags: future

Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

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We have been helping our clients with HTML5 development services & solutions. – What do you think will be Flash's role in future of e/m – Learning?

The UNESCO years: A brief review

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After four months over 70,000 users had signed up to the English Teacher service. The papers, comprising over 600 pages, examine more than 40 projects from around the world, considering issues related to policy, mobiles for teacher development and, more broadly, the future of mobile learning.

The power and potential: a panel session discussing m-learning

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There was a lot of buzz about mobile learning at this year's Mobile World Congress. More than at any previous event.

How Text Messaging Will Change for the Better in 2016

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A look back at developments during 2015 reveals the emergence of SMS-based features and services — built on existing businesses and preferences — that will continue to drive text messaging as a dominant force in the coming year and beyond.

The Future of M-Learning | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact The Future of M-Learning 30 08 2006 Mobile learning has existed as long as learning itself: a book is a mobile learning resource, and so is a cassette walkman. I see a future of learning that is mobile, personal and connected; and in which the real world and real people provide the context and validation of new learning experiences and rapidly evolving opportunities.

MOCOM's Vision for 2020

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No Escaping Mobile Learning – Webinar Recording & Audience Queries Answered

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Getting started with a simpler mobile learning project will help get your hands dirty and give you some valuable inputs which will be very useful for strategic planning in future. Here’s the list of questions asked and our thoughts on those: Q1: What are location based services?

mLearning Tech A’plenty Released at CES 2011

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The real question is whether the application ecosystems that surround each of these new devices can overcome the market lead Apple’s current (and future) generation iPads already enjoy. In summary, this year’s show seems bigger and more impressive than many in recent years and I believe many of the products and services introduced this week will play a critical role in the adoption and proliferation of enterprise mobile learning here and abroad.

Mobiles, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Merge — MobileBeyond

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MobileBeyond The Future of Mobile Communications Home About MobileBeyond Contact MB Subscribe The Day Mobiles, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Merged February 23, 2010 Neural Net The day started like any other, sun rising, Earth spinning, Moon in orbit. Tags: future

The Smartphone Generation and Healthcare Marketing

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Pew’s research also shows that: Other than their phones, 15% of Americans have limited options for accessing online services. 7% of Americans are “smartphone-dependent,” with limited other options for online access and no home broadband service.