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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.

Read Between the Lines: Why Text Messaging is More Valuable than Social Media

Mobile Commons

Facebook and Twitter are two of the most popular social media platforms available – and yet, the efforts of companies to promote their product on either platform may just be wasting their time and money, according to a new report by market research firm Forrester Research. At the same time that social media advertising is on the decline, text message marketing efforts are on the rise.

matthewbuckland.com » The future of social networking – a concept investigation

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The future of social networking – a concept investigation Posted by matt on October 01, 2009 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my blog and get updates either via email or via RSS. It’s an investigation into how social networking may work in the future, focusing on mobile and augmented reality (AR). But you can see how valuable (and scary) this could be when applied to a social networking paradigm. Goodbye to privacy Privacy is already an issue of concern now and for our digital future. Thanks for visiting! Whose an outsider?

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: How do you think social media and newer technologies will converge in the learning space in the next 5-10 years? So I look to the convergence of social media, 3D worlds and business applications to be the future of learning.

Mobile Learning: The Future of Workplace Learning (CLO Summit India – Slidedeck)

Upside Learning

I too had an opportunity to share my thoughts, as part of panel of power session on the future trends and tools in L&D under the track ‘Mobile Social and E-Learning’. I firmly believe that mLearning is the future of learning, be it at the workplace or otherwise. Last week I was at the CLO Summit, one of the largest gatherings of L&D professionals in India.

Emerging trends in education and mobile learning

Steve Vosloo

Social media bigger than ever, and growing. The NMC Horizon Report says that “Social media is changing the way people interact, present ideas and information, and communicate.” Social media has grown beyond anyone’s expectation. The segment that showed the most dramatic growth in 2013 was Messaging (Social and Photo sharing included), with over 200% growth. Pearson Labs explain that “over the past two years, there has been an ongoing debate about whether or not social media should be used in school. Use social media in the classroom.

Industry Forecast

Mobile Learning Edge

Embedded in the individual predictions is the continued tension between the economic value of mobile learning, along with negative perception of personal social media tools in play at work, and the value of immediate and quality support for an evolving workforce. On the horizon: alternate reality games and other social gaming. Industry 2011 predictions for mobile learning elearn mag eLearning future of mobile learning Janet Clarey Lisa Gualtieri mlearning Roger SchankYesterday, eLearn Magazine published its annual list of predictions for 2011. E-learning will lead the way.

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Social Media Smarts for New and Veteran Teachers

Cell Phones in Learning

to hear that the parents of their students will be looking them up on the Internet, in particular in social media sites such as Facebook (or "mombook" as some teenagers are now calling it!). They are equally disturbed to hear that many school districts also use social media searching as part of their interview process. Many new teachers are shocked (and some even a bit horrified!)

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. MXit is Africa’s largest homegrown mobile social network. The list goes on.

The “m” in mLearning means More

mLearning Revolution

“I spent a year and a half attempting to reduce a massive, complex social networking website into a handheld, touch-screen form factor. ” My point is that we need to stop looking at mobile in general and mLearning specifically as having to do less, but rather we need to embrace the future as an opportunity to deliver more to our learners in every way. Send to Kindle.

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May Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

Best of Mobile Learning May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Prof says courses/learning was accelerated #slide2learn - uLearning Blog , May 3, 2011 Glossary III: Rise of the Smartphones - Float Mobile Learning , May 12, 2011 Other Sources The following are the top items based on social signals.

mLearning-World.com: Is mLearning Really The Future

mLearning World

skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Wednesday, October 04, 2006 Is mLearning Really The Future Ive once again stumbled across another presentation that decries mLearning as The Future of learning. mLearning the future or is mLearning all around us already? 3:55 PM Jonathan Nalder said. New Le. Training.

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). Industry Presentations Social Media Tools apple education Mobile Learning mobile learning in university steve wozniakIn 1976, Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Computer Inc.

Use Smartphones in class, say school principals

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The National Association of Secondary School Principals have been trying to make sense of the whirlwind that is Social and Mobile Technologies. They actively encourage schools to accept smartphones, and social networking as part their educational provision, and offer a range of guidelines and advice to different levels of practitioner. In the report, they deal head on with the challenges: The rapid growth in the use of social media and mobile devices has created both a crisis and an opportunity for school leaders. Very impressive!

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

Experience suggests that mlearning works best in enhancing the social, informal, just-in-time, and performance support solutions/initiatives. Does your learning strategy include a mix of social, informal, and performance support already? Culture : Is there a culture of sharing, commenting, social learning in your organization? In future, however, mobile web will be the best.

6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

mLearning Revolution

I happen to think this is the future of how we will learn about new software and acquire it from here on out. Social Integration — This is something else I’d like to see Rapid eLearning tools have moving forward, more Twitter, Facebook integration somehow. Informal Learning and Social learning. I still go to Church of course. Probably why I still love keyboard shortcuts.

3 Essential Themes for Mobile Learning Systems

Upside Learning

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. This is where the rubber meets the road, by dreaming up features we invent the mLearning systems future right here. technologies.

The New Articulate Storyline iPad App and mLearning [VIDEOS]

mLearning Revolution

And it runs parallel to how digital media’s empowered people all over the world to create and deliver content using a host of online tools and social media applications. Mayra Aixa Villar: As Instructional Designers, every day, we look for that spark of inspiration that can help us design our next eLearning project. via A new methaphor for e-Learning – Challenge to learn. Send to Kindle.

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Augmented Reality (AR) – The Future of Mobility?

The Mobile Learner

Below is a video demonstrating the possibility of AR: Initially, I thought AR was a concept for the future and decided to wait before I began commenting on it. As AR unfolds, I’m sure it will become a hot topic of great interest in social circles, blogs and edublogs (especially this one). This blog is all about how mobile devices can be incorporated in classrooms today to help students learn. In many ways, this blog is about the present as I’ve always looked to be as practical as possible to offer ideas for readers in incorporating this technology now.

mLearning is Bigger than Mobile Devices. The “m” is for Multiscreen.

mLearning Revolution

I strongly believe the future of Learning design is about creating learning experiences that reach Learners anywhere and at anytime, but it’s especially about experiences that will adapt to whichever screen is at hand at the time. Let me know your thoughts and if you like this post, please share with your friends on Social Media. link]. mLearning is bigger than mobile devices.

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The Future of Cell Phones in Schools.

Cell Phones in Learning

5) Your phone number could become as important as your social security number! You can now purchase a cell phone with a built-in projector. The cost is $373.oo (cheaper than some iPhones!). There has been some talk for the last few years about the possibility of cell phones having built-in LCD projectors. What else is coming for cell phones? Read About It ). Read About It ). Read About It ).

The Future of Cell Phones in Schools.

Cell Phones in Learning

5) Your phone number could become as important as your social security number! You can now purchase a cell phone with a built-in projector. The cost is $373.oo (cheaper than some iPhones!). There has been some talk for the last few years about the possibility of cell phones having built-in LCD projectors. What else is coming for cell phones? Read About It ). Read About It ). Read About It ).

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

mLearning Revolution

I believe Camtasia makes it extremelly easy to add just the right amount of hotspots and quizzes to videos within context, and this is one of the reason why I believe Camtasia 8 is a must-have tool for learning design, especially because I truly believe the future of learning design calls for all of us to hit the soft reset button and embrace simplicity. Video and the Flipped Classroom.

The Four Stages of Mobile Maturity

Upside Learning

As has been discussed endlessly on our blog before, the future of learning is mobile. Social networking booms as individuals use their devices to connect with each other. Learning across employees and through the organization benefits through the growth and development of social network driven by mobile devices. Keeping it simple –. Stage 1 – Infancy.

The Question Of Why (Not) eLearning On iPads Or Tablets?

Upside Learning

I see the need to deliver eLearning on tablets as a great opportunity to move towards ‘real’ mLearning in the future. To supplement eLearning with support material or social/collaborative elements (just-in-time help/reference). 2012 saw the re-emergence of ‘Mobile learning’ or ‘mLearning’ as “new” (ok, not really new) buzzwords in L&D and Training circles around the world.

The mobile future

mLearning Blog

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. A few interesting products (hardware and software), some of which I have never heard of, were shown. Altough mobile learning per se was not mentioned, one or two of those products certainly will have an impact on the mobile learning scene of this year. In Europe that is. Honestly, it is hard to tell.

New issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM)

Mobile Learning Edge

Exploring Accessibility Scenarios for 2020 in Relation with Future ICT Trends on Assistive Technology and Accessibility. The Importance of Social Media for Commerce. A new issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM), Volume 6, Issue 1 (2012), is available. The journal is free but you have to register on the site. Table of Contents. Canessa, M.

MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism

Cell Phones in Learning

How can mobile networked devices be used for social change, politics, and expression? Each week we will review existing tools for social change, cover techniques for mobile hacking, and piece together new experiments. And we will do a variety of hacking and technical exercises that can demystify the field and act as springboards for future work." Can Web2.0 organize labor?

MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism

Cell Phones in Learning

How can mobile networked devices be used for social change, politics, and expression? Each week we will review existing tools for social change, cover techniques for mobile hacking, and piece together new experiments. And we will do a variety of hacking and technical exercises that can demystify the field and act as springboards for future work." Can Web2.0 organize labor?

My First 72 hours with the Blackberry Playbook

mLearning Revolution

One final thing about the Playbook browser is that I wish it had a way to ‘Share’ the page you are browsing via e-mail or Twitter or other Social Networks. Having said that, I have read that BlackBerry intends to add e-mail support in a future update. Oh and of course they need to do something about that horrendous Power button in future generations of the Playbook.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

HTML5 web apps might be ideal for consumer-centric marketing efforts, mobile games and some social tools but these experiences are one-dimensional compared with the full-on, multi-functional mLearning experiences mixing formal and informal interactions, performance tools, ready access to information and experts, gaming systems and more. Private Social Networks Win Over Public. a.k.a.

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5 Reasons why you should join the Articulate Community if you are in eLearning

mLearning Revolution

I have been reviewing Articulate products and looking for that killer feature that stands out and while there are many, which I will blog about soon, it hit me, it’s not a feature really, it’s the fact that they have the most ‘engaged’ Social community in the Industry. I’m fully convinced that in today’s consumer-driven economy we live in, the companies with the best social communities will win. Social Media tools like Blogs, Forums, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and others are the great equalizers, which level the playing field between companies of any size.

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Are the robots taking over? Augment your reality, don't lose it!

moblearn

thinking about the skills you need for future life, rather than narrow focus on a few subjects [18:30] If you have to measure schools, maybe you should be looking 10 years down the line. Using technology to help me, but not letting it remove my humanity - we need to learn new social skills about living with always on technology. Adding a bit of "social" into a very dispersed virtual learning environment. Absolutely - Are they the future? mUbuntu usage future devices learners as creators constructivism trends why mobile Augmented Reality MOOC mobimooc AR

The Youth Activists of the Future: Via Mobile Phone

Cell Phones in Learning

In the process they will learn about the science or social science involved in their particular issue. A recent article in the Financial times , some Albanian youth have been using their mobile phones to gather evidence (photos/video) against the local police who have been corrupt and failing to help with the poverty and crime in Albania. The youth movement called Mjaft! or Enough!

The Youth Activists of the Future: Via Mobile Phone

Cell Phones in Learning

In the process they will learn about the science or social science involved in their particular issue. A recent article in the Financial times , some Albanian youth have been using their mobile phones to gather evidence (photos/video) against the local police who have been corrupt and failing to help with the poverty and crime in Albania. The youth movement called Mjaft! or Enough!

January Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

Best of Mobile Learning January 1, 2011 to January 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Ignatia Webs , January 11, 2011 #SCORM the future of #elearning? Answers from mLearn experts - Ignatia Webs , January 13, 2011 #LAK11 what about #privacy when using #data analytics to create #knowledge? Get involved!

2014: A year in review

Steve Vosloo

The content is fully curriculum-aligned, levelled for difficulty and based on a solid theoretical framework, while the service includes leaderboards, badges and social network integration. Strategic advisor to Project Literacy , Pearson’s 5-year global social impact campaign, launched in Sept 2014, that aims to support literacy develop in a mobile age. See previous years here.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

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. Private Social Networks Win Over Public. There’s no denying the power and reach of social networking in the technology space but we remain convinced that PUBLIC SOCIAL sites like Facebook , Linkedin , Twitter , Flickr and YouTube all have diminished value as part of an enterprise learning community when compared with the various PRIVATE SOCIAL sites and applications now available.

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A bright future for mobiles in schools? Yes.

mLearning World

I even talk about why they should be used and make reccomendations that hopefully future policy makers can use to get the balance right. Many policies have been written to deal with the negative social and disruptive consequences of the use of digital mobile devices in Education; however less effort has been made to balance such policies against the educational needs of students dealing with the ongoing impact of the Digital Revolution. More recently, the development of online sharing and social tools (known as Web 2.0) Enjoy! ? Copyright 2007 Jonathan W. jnald2@eq.edu.au

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. Let me provide a little context. There’s Apple and their iOS platform and there are the other devices that use Android. How about Flash on iOS?