A Mobile Game World

Upside Learning

Almost everyone on my commute who owns a smart-phone is using it for two things: playing games and social networking, or a combination of both – games on social networks, social network features in games. The games being played are nothing like the games played on PCs and consoles. There is a stepping away from the ‘hardcore’ gaming metaphor to a more accessible and casual mobile gaming metaphor.

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Kris Rockwell: Expanding What a Mobile Game Can Be

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile gaming expert Kris Rockwell explains why games are successful, returning to social gaming and how content can be engaging. Conferences Pedagogy and Learning User Experience 1871 Chicago Float Mobile Learning Symposium 2012 Kris Rockwell mobile games serious games Techweek

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20 Examples of Games or Gamification for Sales Training

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Strategy games gamification sales enablement Gartner says 80% of gamified apps will fail to meet business objectives, but here are some apps and platforms to help you get started on the right path.

DevLearn 2011: Cloud computing, mobile learning, gaming

Float Mobile Learning

Conferences cloud computing DevLearn 2011 eLearning Guild gaming Jeff Tillett mobile learningDevLearn 2011 was bigger and better than ever. This year there were more attendees, more sessions and a bigger expo – not to mention the fact that it was held [.].

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Alternative Reality Games (ARGs) as Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

This month's issue of the Float Newsletter focuses on a type of game that is well suited for mobile learning, the Alternative Reality Game. Featured Newsletter

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Upside2Go – Changing The Game

Upside Learning

“There is only one thing stronger than all the armies of the world: and that is an idea whose time has come.” – Victor Hugo. At Upside Learning, we believe that this is the right time to leverage mobile learning at the workplace. We worked hard, came up with ideas, criticized them, went back to the drawing board, and came back with better ideas. Upside2Go – our mobile learning solution, is the culmination of our innovation process. Upside2Go is a novel platform for mobile learning.

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Why Tablets Are A Game Changer

Upside Learning

Over the last couple of years, we’ve witnessed a sharp decline in the proportion of Flash-based eLearning that we create for our clients and partners. And with a team of over 100 dedicated to custom eLearning development, we sure do quite a bit of eLearning development. In the last 6 months, Flash-based courses have been [.]. Mobile Learning eLearning On Tablets Tablet Learning

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M-Learning Game Report

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Thanks to the folks at Games, Learning + Society (GLS) in Madison, I just discovered "Experiencing the Past through the Senses: An M-Learning Game at Archaeological Parks" by Carmelo Ardito, Paolo Buono, Maria F. m-learning system implements an excursion-game technique to help middle school students (ages 11 through 13) acquire historic knowledge while playing in an archaeological park."

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Games are Serious Business, Too.

Float Mobile Learning

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Thoughts on Interactive Gaming

The Mobile Learner

I am going to deviate from my typical topic of conversation to share some experiences, reflections and conversations I have had of late concerning the use of interactive gaming in learning. I will begin by admitting that I am an amateur gamer and a novice when it comes to understanding the role of gaming can play in helping kids learn. WOW has gaming come a long way! In addition, I’ve been commenting on David Warlick’s recent blog post on the issue of gaming.

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Review on iPod Wins Game

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Both the Guardian Sportblog and The Daily Telegraph in stories today in the UK today credit the iPod for the United's football win. United's goalkeeping coach Eric Steele had made a compilation of video clips of Tottenham's players taking penalties in previous matches and put them onto an iPod so Foster could get a glimpse of where they were likely to put their spot-kicks. In the final moments before the shoot-out Foster could be seen intensely studying the iPod with Steele.

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Mobile quiz tests Games knowledge

mLearning World

From: The Standard - Hong Kong's First FREE English Newspaper AN INTER-SCHOOL mobile quiz contest organized by the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Hong Kong University that aims to promote mobile learning as well as to celebrate the Beijing Olympic Games is now open to registration by schools.

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4 Ways to Nail Your Mobile Learning Game Plan at ASTD 2014

Float Mobile Learning

After setting your goals for enterprise mobile learning, learn about how to follow through with them at an event of this size. Conferences Mobile Strategy ASTD 2014 ASTD ICE mobile learning goals

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7 reasons why the new Articulate Storyline is a Game-Changer for eLearning

mLearning Revolution

The day after leaving Adobe, I had my first meeting with Arlyn Asch, Articulate CTO, who spent time with me going over Storyline and after an hour of talking to Arlyn and seeing what they were working on, it was a enough for me to believe that sure enough Storyline was going to be a game-changer. First, let me start by congratulating everyone who works for Articulate for the launch of Storyline.

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Would you like to play a Cell Phone review game?

Cell Phones in Learning

One of the most popular ways to reveiw material in classrooms today is to use a jeoprady type game. On the mLearning-world.com blog , they suggest using cell phones as game "buzzers" and using Microsoft applications to help collect and store data. It might be a fun way to play an old review game. When I started teaching I would use an overhead and have student's raise their hands when they knew the answer. There was always some confusion over who had their hand up first.

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Gaming is Getting Increasingly Mobile, Smartphones are Getting a Larger Slice of That Pie.

Float Mobile Learning

The general public is putting more and more entertainment focused games on their smartphones and mobile devices. As serious games and gamification gain traction in learning circles, it’s not a [.]. Apps Mobile Technology Other

Here’s how Adobe Captivate 6 could have been a Game-Changer for mLearning

mLearning Revolution

So considering Captivate is an Adobe product, this is where my high expectations came from because I thought Captivate would follow suit and show the eLearning and mLearning community something awesome, something that would have made Captivate a game-changer, especially for developing great mobile learning experiences. I don’t know about you but that would have been a real game-changer for mLearning.

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FAQ: Flashcard Quiz Mobile App Boosts Performance Support

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Apps assessments DevLearn flashcard apps games gamification performance support Get more answers to your questions about our new beta launch from DevLearn.

Strengthen Vocabulary Learning with Gaming and Text Messaging!

Cell Phones in Learning

Jumbli asks viewers (anyone can play it is free) to participate in a game of super-scrabble. The game lasts a few minutes (great for an activity after a test or quiz to keep students learning but not bothering others). When the game is over (it starts and stops continiously) the winning words will appear. The same group (Locamoda) that developed one of my favorite resources Wiffiti , has also developed Jumbli.

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Strengthen Vocabulary Learning with Gaming and Text Messaging!

Cell Phones in Learning

Jumbli asks viewers (anyone can play it is free) to participate in a game of super-scrabble. The game lasts a few minutes (great for an activity after a test or quiz to keep students learning but not bothering others). When the game is over (it starts and stops continiously) the winning words will appear. The same group (Locamoda) that developed one of my favorite resources Wiffiti , has also developed Jumbli.

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DoSomething.org Creates an Interactive SMS Game to Challenge Bullying

Mobile Commons

DoSomething.org has created a text message game to teach students about the consequences of bullying. The Bully Text” is an interactive, Choose-Your-Own-Adventure-style SMS game meant to replicate a student’s first day at an average school. By putting daily interactions into the structure of a game, the Bully Text raises awareness about how off-the-cuff choices have serious consequences. Participants can also share the game with their friends.

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Would you like to play a Cell Phone review game?

Cell Phones in Learning

One of the most popular ways to review material in classrooms today is to use a jeopardy type game. On the mLearning-world.com blog , they suggest using cell phones as game "buzzers" and using Microsoft applications to help collect and store data. It might be a fun way to play an old review game. When I started teaching I would use an overhead and have student's raise their hands when they knew the answer. There was always some confusion over who had their hand up first.

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The Violet Hour

Float Mobile Learning

Conferences 1871 Chicago games mobile experience design mobile games TechweekOn June 25th, I’ll be in Chicago speaking at the Float Mobile Learning Symposium as part of Techweek. The folks at Float asked me to write a blog post about [.].

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6 Fresh Ideas From #mLearnCon 2014

Float Mobile Learning

Conferences Experience API Industry News Newsletter augmented reality content strategy enterprise app store games gamification iBeacons LMS mLearnCon xAPI From the Experience API to gamification, and iBeacons to augmented reality, Dr. Gary Woodill finds several innovative trends at mLearnCon.

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SMS Nation: Americans Text a Lot, Score Tickets to Sports Games with SMS & Construction Text Updates

Mobile Commons

These days, buying tickets to see your favorite sports teams play can seem as competitive as the game itself – which is why a new program called ReplyBuy allows fans to secure tickets to professional sports games through a simple text message conversation. The post SMS Nation: Americans Text a Lot, Score Tickets to Sports Games with SMS & Construction Text Updates appeared first on Mobile Commons. Text messaging’s popularity is showing up in all corners of the country.

Can web apps swing the internet game back from native apps?

uLearning Blog

Tizen shows off the potential of HTML5 #WebApps: [link]. Future mlearn apps mobile Samsung Tizen web apps

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DoSomething.org’s New Text Message Game Lets Young People See Through the Eyes of a Civil Rights Activist

Mobile Commons

The game barrages you with moments like this, small acts of assault and humiliation, which you cannot avoid no matter what actions you choose. The game doesn’t just look backwards at history, however. The post DoSomething.org’s New Text Message Game Lets Young People See Through the Eyes of a Civil Rights Activist appeared first on Mobile Commons. When racial injustice is a daily headline, how does a high school teenager find the courage to take action and fight back?

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mLearning-World.com: The Learning Circuits Blog: Federation of American Scientists Bland Report on Harnessing the power of video games for learning

mLearning World

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Text for MLK Day: DoSomething.org Creates a Text Message Game to Immerse Teens in the Civil Rights Struggle

Mobile Commons

To celebrate Martin Luther King Day, DoSomething.org has created an immersive text message game that transports young people back to racially segregated America. To play the game, users text MLK to 38383. To reinforce its message, the game includes multimedia sound and images from the era. And every game concludes with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s, And the game leaves you with a reminder that the journey is not yet over. Text MLK to 38383 to play the game now.

Brooklyn Recovery Fund Turns a Nets Game into a Chance to Support Sandy Victims

Mobile Commons

Last Sunday, they advertised their efforts at the Barclay Center during the Nets game against the Orlando Magic. Everyone in the arena’s massive audience was able to see and donate to the cause directly from their seats – and help people in the very borough where they were watching the game. The Brooklyn Recovery Fund is using a new text campaign to turn mobile donations into a mobilized community in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

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Get People to Do What You Want Them To by Turning Your Everyday Outreach into a Game

Mobile Commons

They turned doing good into a game. The basic idea is that by using the techniques and mechanics that make video games fun and addictive – points, badges, levels, and leaderboards – you can make everything from brushing your teeth each night to solving global problems both enjoyable and achievable. And mobile messaging may be the perfect platform to bring those games to everyone. How Cities and Corporations Use Game Mechanics for Good Behavior.

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DevLearn 2011: Thought Leader Interviews

Float Mobile Learning

Conferences BJ Schone Brandon Carson cloud computing David Holcombe DevLearn 2011 eLearning Guild gaming Henry Ryng Jeff Tillett Koreen OlbrishI continued my four-year tradition of interviewing thought leaders again this year. It is a highlight for me. What better way to capture what is going on in the learning [.].

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Playing the ‘yes, And…’ rather than ‘yes, But…’ game with Maxx (ie. Don’t block creativity)

uLearning Blog

via tweetie. Posted via web from Jonathan Nalder’s posterous.

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Serious Games as Mobile Learning At School | FUTURE-MAKING SERIOUS GAMES

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skip to main | skip to sidebar FUTURE-MAKING SERIOUS GAMES THE BEST OF SERIOUS GAMES THAT CHALLENGE US TO PLAY AT BUILDING A BETTER FUTURE Tuesday, October 06, 2009 Serious Games as Mobile Learning At School Via: Learning and Teaching Through Technology - Sheffield School Pioneers Mobile Phones For Learning Students at Notre Dame High School in Sheffield will soon be enabled to use their personal mobile devices - including mobile phones - in the classroom and around the school.

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Children and Mobile Learning

mLearning is Good

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GPS Mission: For once a free, fun and working GPS game

mLearning Blog

Today I reviewed GPS Mission on the iPhone, which is a GPS-based user-powered mobile game. Bottom line: All in all the game is programmed and structured very well and would be a great addition for all interactive mobile learning. Once registered the user can access or create missions around his locations. For instance, I saw that someone created a photo safari around my town.

Mark Power » Augmented Reality - A Game Changer in Mobile Learning?

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Mark Power A JISC CETIS blog Contact Subscribe Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Augmented Reality - A Game Changer in Mobile Learning? and “it’s not a game-changer, it’s a fad!&#. It’s an exciting technology and one that - like Cameron’s 3D in cinema - will be a game-changer (imo), not simply a fad, given the opportunities it will open up to enable and enhance the immersive delivery of rich content to mobile platforms.

Results of the FP6 Mobile Game-based Learning Project Available from SourceForge

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The platform created to enable the respective game models is now available as Open Source under the European Public License (EUPL). The mobile Game-Based Learning project (mGBL) consisted of eleven partner organisations from Austria, Croatia, Great Britain, Italy, and Slovenia, who joined forces to develop a platform for the presentation of playful and emotional educational content for use on mobile devices. Tags: tools games

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Play and Learn

Mobile Learning Edge

Ranked the 16th best TED lecture in 2010 — one better than Bill Gates — she’s changing the way we learn and offering playtime for adults via ARG (alternate reality games). Industry Learning Technologies ARG gaming m-learning QR codes smartphonesHeard of Jane McGonigal yet? Jane’s latest, Find the Future at NYPL , blends research and writing with an overnight scavenger hunt at New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building.

Flash Player On Devices – Going Mobile Just Got Easier

mLearning is Good

Many simulations use Flash, many games available in e-Learning courses use Flash and Flash is used a lot to deliver graphics, animations and different kinds of user experiences that are not able to be produced with HTML, JavaScript or any other traditional web technology. Tags: Mobile Learning m-Learning mobile gaming mobile landscape mobile learning market mobile technology mobile user experience us mobile learning mLearning mobile content development Mobile Flash Player

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Of Mobile Devices, Apps, Games and Casual Mobile Learning - Classroom 2.0

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Shows Wiki Workshops Chat All Blog Posts My Blog Add a Blog Post Of Mobile Devices, Apps, Games and Casual Mobile Learning Posted by Shuchi Grover on March 27, 2010 at 6:00pm View Shuchi Grover's blog With fresh inspiration from a course I just finished here at Stanford on "Casual Learning Technologies for the iPhone" in which we designed casual apps for kids and adults, Ive authored a 2-part article for Smartbean. Tags: Stanford iPhone games Ning Create a Ning Network!

The Fidelity of Mobile Technology continues to Deepen

mLearning is Good

So I will again offer up a scenario, and I would like to point out that this level of augmented reality is really a new step in interactivity, one we haven’t seen with gaming systems or computer-based simulations because it allows us to map the virtual world into the physical space at any place or time, you are not tethered to a living room or classroom. If you haven’t seen this new technology being promoted by NVIDIA, you should check it out. link].

Even the US Military wants mobile APPs!

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