Yet Another Global K-12 Success Story

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

Tags: education global language English

Global 100

MLearning and a Global Workforce

Mobile Learning Edge

Mobile Learning: What it can do for a global workforc e | Aneesh Bhat | Upside Learning | 21 February 2011. UpSide Learning blogger Aneesh Bhat suggested this week that to remain competitive, companies must increase their agility in the informational and educational support they provide their employees. Access to information at all times is now necessary to sustain momentum and provide employees with the tools and reinforcement they require.

Global 135

Mobile Learning – What It Can Do For A Global Workforce

Upside Learning - Mobile

Globalization has changed the paradigms of business dramatically. The global workforce today is confronted with a demanding environment in which to perform. A vast majority of the global workforce is very busy and has very little time to focus on learning. The organizations of today need to be more agile than ever to maintain their competitive edge in the marketplace. That involves adapting to situations and regularly updating strategies, structures and processes.

Global 144

A 21st Century Global Acceptable Use Policy for Schools

Cell Phones in Learning

Last Fall I sent out a survey on my Twitter network asking K-12 teachers about cell phone use in their schools. I received 100 responses on SurveyMonkey (Wow! Imagine how much more difficult it would have been to get survey responses from random teachers around the nation in 1995???). Survey Says. Of 100 teachers, 97 of them said that their school had a policy that highly restricted cell phone use during school hours (either banning them completely or restricting their use to non-academic times).

Global 165

Global Mobile Awards

Nancy White

An important part of this conference is the 17th annual Global Mobile Awards. In less than two weeks, mobile leaders worldwide will be gathering in Barcelona for the GSMA Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest mobile exhibition. Last year there was a category for the Best Mobile Learning Innovation , which was won by Urban Planet Mobile and PT Telkomsel for Urban English, Mobile English Learning Initiative.

Global Mobile Awards Update

Nancy White

The Winners were just announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona for the GSMA 17th annual Global Mobile Awards for Best Mobile Innovation for Education or Learning. Congratulations to Robert Gadd and OnPoint Digital for their CellCast Solution as the top global mobile innovation for education or learning.

Global Tablet Shipments on Track to Surpass Total PC Shipments by 2015 [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

“What started as a sign of tough economic times has quickly shifted to a change in the global computing paradigm with mobile being the primary benefactor,” said Ryan Reith, Program Manager for IDC’s Mobility Trackers. Today we don’t get to decide which device learners use to access our Learning – slide used in my mobile learning workshop.

Global 144

1:1 Educational Computing Initiatives — Lessons learned and confirmed at the Global Symposium on ICT in Education 2014

Steve Vosloo

I recently had the privilege of attending the 8th Global Symposium on ICT in Education 2014, themed Transforming Education with 1:1 Computing (3-5 November, 2014, Gyeongju, Republic of Korea). All presentations are here.

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

Cell Phones in Learning

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 billion cell phones by 2010" (globally) "Cell phone usage (over 350 million in China alone) outstrips television and internet usage in many parts of the world save radio" India In India Rashmi Kathuria has blogged about how she has been using cell phones with her mathematics students.

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

Cell Phones in Learning

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 billion cell phones by 2010" (globally) "Cell phone usage (over 350 million in China alone) outstrips television and internet usage in many parts of the world save radio" India In India Rashmi Kathuria has blogged about how she has been using cell phones with her mathematics students.

edWeb Webinar: Global Efforts to Understand the Potential of Mobile Learning: UNESCO Shares Its Insight

Steve Vosloo

In a recent webinar for the edWeb.net Mobile Learning Explorations community , I provided attendees with a global perspective from UNESCO, while Jennifer Fritschi, Director of Strategic Partnerships at SETDA and Mary Ann Wolf, CEO of Wolf ED, shared the United States’ perspective. The potential of mobile learning continues to expand in the U.S. and around the world.

Top m-learning reports of 2012

moblearn

With solid reports, and reviews from UNESCO, GSMA and other global giants, as well as a flurry from mobile consultancies across the planet! resources global books free resources top tips reportsFiltering out the best, so you don’t have to! Links to our top m-learning reports for 2012: You know that mobile learning has hit the mainstream when the big guys start to get it … and 2012 is the year that this happened.

Wave Riding Theory - a fresh look at learning technology adoption

moblearn

usage global blended learning html5 publicity innovation guidelines trends why mobile MOOC mobimoocIs there a gap between mobile learning theory, and practice? How should teachers decide which approaches, technologies, or approaches to adopt with their mobile learning? As part of my session at MobiMOOC 2012 we explored some of the current theories often applied to m-learning, trying to map them to practice.

Children and Mobile Phones

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

There is a lot we all can learn from such global initiatives. Tags: global report Thanks to BECTA in the UK for pointing out a report entitled Children’s Use of Mobile Phones — An International Comparison February 2009. Details are taken from interviews and data from Japan, Korea, China, India and Mexico.

New Zealand Mobile Learning

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

Tags: education global research report

Investing in the Future | China International Business

mlearnopedia delicious

global

mLearning-World.com: Elliot Masies Learning 2007 Conference

mLearning World

Learning 2007 is the annual global gathering of learning professionals focused on Learning Changes! skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Saturday, June 16, 2007 Elliot Masies Learning 2007 Conference Its time to register for Learning 2007 Dear Learning & Training Colleagues: You are invited!

I am Mobile : Where is m-Learning?Kirsten Winkler | Kirsten Winkler

mlearnopedia delicious

Youtube platform tools global

Free Mobile Learning Book

Upside Learning - Mobile

The Open University of China has recently released an mLearning book called Global Mobile Learning Implementations and Trends. The book is available for free online here. It has been edited by Dr. Mohamed Ally (Athabasca University) and Dr. Avgoustos Tsinakos (Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology in Greece). Dr. Ally had previously published a […]. Mobile Learning mLearning

PDAs: going the way of the dinosaurs… | Mobile Learning

mLearning

Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact PDAs: going the way of the dinosaurs… 10 10 2006 Research firm Gartner have reported a worldwide slow-down in the sale of PDAs, with global sales increasing only 5% in the last year, and Palm not bothering to release a new model in 2006 at all, according to a post on MobHappy.

Nimbuzz: Connecting Mobile and Web users for free? | Mobile Learning

mLearning

″ connective technologies, reports a new product that promises to connect the global community of 1.1 Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Nimbuzz: Connecting Mobile and Web users for free? 23 08 2006 Mobilecrunch , a blog on “Mobile 2.0″ billion Internet users with 2.2

SMS 40

Children now feature in the Proposal for a Regulation on a European approach for AI

Steve Vosloo

The EC likely wants this to set the tone for regulating AI not just within the EU but globally, in the same way GDPR did for data privacy. The Office of Global Insight and Policy (OGIP) was contacted by UNICEF Brussels to see if we could quickly give reactive inputs.

Mobile in the Mainstream

Float Mobile Learning

During 2010, we heard a lot of excuses why mobile learning was not going to be adopted at an enterprise level or even a global level. Smartphones cost too much. [.]. Mobile Technology Strategy

Global 126

Top 6 Author Platforms for Secure Digital Publishing

Kitaboo

Primarily conceived as a cloud-based author platform , today, KITABOO is the world’s leading eBook solution provider with a vast global reach of 15 million users. In the last few years, the digital publishing industry has witnessed a tremendous spurt of growth.

iPods in Education Part 12: Customized Learning Using Apps

The Mobile Learner

With Wi-Fi enabled devices such as the iPod Touch, communication can now be global. There has been a gap of several months since I last shared ideas in the form of a blog post on the topic of using iPods in Education. While the introduction of the iPhone and the iPod Touch has changed the rules in how handheld devices can be used in education, this series has laid dormant as I’ve been in the process of catching up with the technology.

iPod 102

New Media Tools and ‘Cognitive Surplus’

The Mobile Learner

This TED talk, presented by Clay Shirky in June 2010, discusses how digital technology has given us the ability to use our collective spare time and talents, what Shirky calls ‘cognitive suplus’, to participate in global projects and create in a global environment is ways that was never before possible.

Global 102

New Issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies

Mobile Learning Edge

Here is the Table of Contents: Global Telecommunications Security: Effects of Geomagnetic Disturbances. The latest issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (Vol. 5, No. 3) and is available as a free download (but you have to register on the site). McManus, H.H. Carr, B.M. Adams. A Software Tool to Visualize Verbal Protocols to Enhance Strategic and Metacognitive Abilities in Basic Programming. Carlos A. Arévalo, Estela L. Muñoz, Juan M. Gómez.

Post-COVID Trends in Educational Publishing

Kitaboo

As schools and colleges have moved to online learning, this has resulted in the rapid growth of the digital publishing market globally. One of the key factors driving the robust growth of the online educational publishing market is the fast and rapid penetration of smartphone devices globally.

Mobile learning at the Nigeria Summit

Steve Vosloo

Global Monitoring Report, 2012. Global Partnership for Education ( Every Child Needs a Teacher report ). ” Global Partnership for Education ( Every Child Needs a Teacher report ). million out-of-school children … 42% of the primary school-age population.” ( Global Monitoring Report, 2012 ). I was honored to sit on a panel at The Economist’s Nigeria Summit 2013 in Lagos. The panel was titled SKILLS AND EDUCATION – DEVELOPING NIGERIA’S PEOPLE POWER.

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

Steve Vosloo

The interview has two parts: the first video is about how mobile learning can tackle the global teacher shortage and the impact of mobile learning on the education system. Below is an interview by Russell Southwood of Balancing Act Africa on mobile learning in Africa. The second part is about the power of interactive and “edutaining” content via mobile devices, for example through the Yoza Cellphone Stories project. [I I had a cold so please excuse any nasal sounds!].

Ed/Tech Friday Roundup

Steve Vosloo

Pearson and The Unreasonable Group expand the world’s first accelerator for entrepreneurs focused on closing the global literacy gap with a new cohort of 12 ventures. New Broadband Commission report highlights emerging global skills gap. For your Friday reading pleasure …. Project Literacy Lab – new ventures announced.

Mobile Learning Conferences

Mobile Learning Edge

June 13-15, 2010 Global Mobility Roundtable (GMR 2010), 9 th , Athens, Greece. The most comprehensive listing of conferences for learning technologies is the one produced by Clayton Wright. For a copy see: [link]. Here are all the conferences on Clayton’s current list related to mobile learning: February 7-10, 2011 International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security , 4 th , sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Paris, France.

Social, mobile and hackathons…converging or diverging ideation?

Mobile Learning Edge

”) The MIX community recently piloted a “Hackathon” – an experiment in open collaboration and global ideation that they hope will help shape the future of the MIX and lead to genuine progress when it comes to crafting the “source code” for Management 2.0. I just came across this post for a webinar and although it has past, the idea of converging and diverging ideas and approaches appealed to me.

Online Conversation: “Exploring the ROI of mobile learning”

Mobile Learning Edge

There is no global answer to calculating the ROI for mobile learning in general because each case is unique. On November 9, 2011 I will be having an online conversation with mobile learning strategist Jeff Tillett about the ROI of mobile learning. Full disclosure: both Jeff and I are doing work for the sponsor, Float Mobile Learning ). Participants will receive a copy of my new white paper for Float on how to calculate the ROI of mobile learning for your company.

Global 133

Clever Use of Twitter for Mobile Learning

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

One of the most clever integrations of social learning into mobile learning I have seen comes from Transparent Language's Byki Global for iPhone. As with many other flashcard type language learning tools, there are screens with the word(s) plus audio, quizzes and stats, but they added a Twitter link. When pressing the Twitter icon at the bottom of the screen, the most recent tweets using that word or phrase are shown in that language. How cool is that?

Project WET Uses KITABOO to Create Awareness on Water Conservation

Kitaboo

They have a repository of the most comprehensive collection of award-winning water education books, guides, maps, posters and downloadable resources that will inspire a positive change on a global scale. Advancing water education to understand global challenges and inspire local solutions. .

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

mLearning Revolution

Billion global Internet users, which is a 8% year over year growth. If you are a Learning Professional, who needs to convince stakeholders about the importance of mobile learning, one way is to bombard them with mobile statistics, and there’s no better source than the annual Internet Trends Report presented by Mary Meeker.

Trends 194

The evolution of corporate mobile learning

Mobile Learning Edge

A great article from Caroline Avey via CLO Media: The challenges for today’s CLOs are more complex than ever: They are required not only to demonstrate clear value and business relevance for their learning strategy on a global stage, but also their ability to link learning and performance programs directly to the goals of their organization, despite constraints in time, budget and talent.

Trends 136

The Business Benefits of Creating An eBook Store

Kitaboo

Global reach. The publishing industry is undergoing major changes with the rising popularity of e-readers and other gadgets on which you can access eBooks.

eBook 81

Topical Review Book Company Partners with KITABOO to Deliver Interactive Practice Tests

Kitaboo

Global History. With the world of education moving to online environments, delivering effective education through digital mediums has become the top priority for educators and institutions. It is equally important to have a system in place to gauge the effectiveness of online education.

Help 67

Possibly the coolest dev job in m-learning?

moblearn

I have recently joined Qualcomm to set up our Mobile Learning Lab - an awesome opportunity to help shape the future of mobile learning, together with the global reach to make a difference to many learners across the world. Our Mobile Learning Lab will be in both Cambridge, UK, and San Diego, California. In Cambridge we share the site with members of Qualcomm's research and development team - experts in augmented reality, app development, user experience design and gesture recognition.

Blended and Mobile get accredited.

Mobile Learning Edge

I 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.

Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement

Upside Learning - Mobile

With the almost insatiable need for information and communication increasing across the global workforce, most of them are turning to mobile devices. With the almost insatiable need for information and communication increasing across the global workforce, most of them are turning to mobile devices. Trawling through my feeds across various social media, I’ve been noticing a spurt in the number of discussions around the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) movement.