Global Mobile Awards Update

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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.

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Global Mobile Awards

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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.

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Yet Another Global K-12 Success Story

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MLearning and a Global Workforce

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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.

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Mobile Learning – What It Can Do For A Global Workforce

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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.

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

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“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.

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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).

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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).

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DoSomething.org and Mobile Commons Win a Global Smarties Award for Text with the President

Mobile Commons

Last night, the 2014 MMA Global Smarties Gala celebrated the best campaigns “who are blazing new trails exhibiting bravery and innovation across the sizzling and competitive mobile marketing ecosystem.”. DoSomething.org and Mobile Commons won a Silver Smarties Award!

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

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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).

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

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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.

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.

Top m-learning reports of 2012

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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.

Children and Mobile Phones

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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.

Wave Riding Theory - a fresh look at learning technology adoption

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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?

New Zealand Mobile Learning

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Investing in the Future | China International Business

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mLearning-World.com: Elliot Masies Learning 2007 Conference

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Learning 2007 is the annual global gathering of learning professionals focused on Learning Changes!

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

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Free Mobile Learning Book

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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

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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

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″ 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

Mobile in the Mainstream

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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

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

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Billion global Internet users, which is a 8% year over year growth.

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

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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.

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iPods in Education Part 12: Customized Learning Using Apps

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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.

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Mobile learning at the Nigeria Summit

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Global Monitoring Report, 2012. Global Partnership for Education ( Every Child Needs a Teacher report ). ” Global Partnership for Education ( Every Child Needs a Teacher report ). I was honored to sit on a panel at The Economist’s Nigeria Summit 2013 in Lagos.

February Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Mobile Learning – What It Can Do For A Global Workforce - Upside Learning , February 21, 2011 What I Learnt About Mobile Learning Design - Upside Learning , February 25, 2011 What Is Mobile Learning?

Why Digital Skills Really Matter for ICT4D – Your Weekend Long Reads

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Global Target for Digital Skills. At Davos last month, the UN Broadband Commission set global broadband targets to bring online the 3.8 Having a target such as this is good for focusing global efforts towards skilling up.

Ed/Tech Friday Roundup

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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.

New Media Tools and ‘Cognitive Surplus’

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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.

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Creating Killer ICT4D Content – Your Weekend Long Reads

Steve Vosloo

K4Health and USAID have therefore created a guide to adapting existing global health content for different audiences with the goal of expanding the reach, usefulness, and use of evidence-based global health content. Creating killer content is critical to ICT4D success.

Clever Use of Twitter for Mobile Learning

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One of the most clever integrations of social learning into mobile learning I have seen comes from Transparent Language's Byki Global for iPhone.

You + students + free entrepreneur courses = seed $

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I’m super pleased to announce that my E20 group (‘make education better’ – E20.net.au) has been chosen by the New Media Consortium (of Horizon reports fame) as one of only 10 NGO’s worldwide to help bring global-life.org free entrepreneur short courses to school!

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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.

Digital for Development Roundup

Steve Vosloo

The recently released UNESCO Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report tracks progress towards achieving SDG4 on education, including indicator 4.4.1: The key messages: it’s really hard to globally track digital skills, and from the existing data the results are bad.

Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement

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With the almost insatiable need for information and communication increasing across the global workforce, most of them are turning to mobile devices.

Possibly the coolest dev job in m-learning?

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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.

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

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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!].

m-learning at the White House!

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Our work with m-uBuntu has suddenly gone global - two weeks ago we were sitting in a rural school in South Africa, and this week we are in Washington, DC with four of the students presenting our work!

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Mobile Learning – The Third Dimension

Upside Learning

The ability to identify and capture this advantage is second only to retaining it, which, in the ever-changing landscape of globalization, shrinking markets and the shifting sands of technology is challenging to say the least!

Every Big Data Algorithm Needs a Storyteller – Your Weekend Long Reads

Steve Vosloo

O’Neill’s 2016 book, Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy , shows how when big data goes wrong teachers lose jobs, women don’t get promoted and global financial systems crash.