Yet Another Global K-12 Success Story

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Mobile Learning – What It Can Do For A Global Workforce

Upside Learning

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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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.

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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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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.

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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.”. The post DoSomething.org and Mobile Commons Win a Global Smarties Award for Text with the President appeared first on Mobile Commons. 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

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

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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? 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.

New Zealand Mobile Learning

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

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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

Top 5 Benefits of eBook Authoring Tools Every Publisher Must Know!

Kitaboo

Try to look for a cloud-based authoring tool as it helps in a no-fuss content delivery on a global scale, ensuring time and cost efficiency. Technological advancements have completely transformed the way we produce, deliver, and consume content.

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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

Top 10 Benefits of ePUB3 Conversion for Publishers

Kitaboo

The shrinking global market is encouraging companies to reach out to the wider audience by establishing a connection with the natives in their own language.

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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

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How to Build Online Training Solutions for the Modern Salesforce

Kitaboo

Originally planned only in English, the course went on to be translated into over 20 languages for a global audience. Without a constant flow of sales, your business is likely to wither.

Best Compliance Training Ideas for BFSI Employees

Kitaboo

Driven by rapidly evolving technology and global convergence, the banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) sector is going through a dramatic shift.

Best Online Learning Platforms for Employees 

Kitaboo

Be it education, government, health, IT, or finance – providing innovative, informative, and productive training has become the only way to help organizations thrive and survive in a globally competitive market. It is a well-known fact that employees are only as good as the training that is provided to them.

5 Reasons Why Publishers should opt for eBook Distribution Services

Kitaboo

This helps in expanding your base to a global audience, reaching to niche markets irrespective of their geographical location, which is an aspect of immeasurable value to publishers whose educational content isn’t course or country specific.

Online Training Solutions and the Art of Enterprise Training Delivery

Kitaboo

Rather, they have more control over their learning, and they can access a wealth of information online and share knowledge with global communities. Online training solutions , unlike their traditional brick-and-mortar counterparts, are more engaging and immersive.

K-12 Education in the Post-COVID Era

Kitaboo on EdTech

Institutions need to start thinking about the impact of this pandemic and the resulting disruption on K-12 education globally. Surprisingly, a lot of education service providers have started working furiously amid this global chaos to support the learning institutions. We will never look at disaster movies the same again.

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.

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How to Choose the Best SDK for your Custom eBook Platform

Kitaboo

Offers global language support. We are living in a rapidly evolving digital age, where conventional print books are fast getting replaced by custom eBooks. All you need to do is download a reader app on your smart devices to be able to enjoy reading your favorite books.

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10 Features that Make KITABOO Insight the Best Learning Platform for Remote Employees

Kitaboo

KITABOO Insight is one such platform trusted by global clients and can be leveraged to meet your specific training needs. Conclusion: KITABOO Insight is a training delivery platform that global enterprises have been using to create, publish and deliver mobile-first interactive training. In the current global scenario, it is imperative that organizations leverage an online training platform so as to ensure continuity in training programs.

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.

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Best Practices in Publishing & Distributing eBooks at Scale

Kitaboo

According to the 2017 version of the Global eBook Report published by Wischenbart, eBooks have quickly taken around 15 – 25 percent of the largest publishers’ sales in North America and the UK.

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Employee Training Platform: 8 Best Features of an Employee Training Platform

Kitaboo

Advances in technology, changing customer expectations, globalization and the pressing need for agility means that businesses need to constantly upskill and reskill their employees to remain competitive. Employee training is, therefore, essential to develop a competent workforce in an evolving talent landscape. There are several employee training platforms to create, deploy and deliver training at scale, and across geographies.

6 Innovative Methods for Onboarding New Employees

Kitaboo

The rise of the Internet, a globally dispersed workforce, mass hiring and increased cost of recruitment are redefining the organizational approach to employee onboarding. You have spent a lot of time and money finding and recruiting the best candidates for your company and definitely don’t want to stand the risk of losing them. A study by Deloitte shows that companies witness 22% of turnover within the first 45 days and around 4% of new hires quit after an unsatisfactory first day.

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.

Top 5 Effective Ways to Deliver Corporate Training Videos

Kitaboo

Mobile-based Devices: Mobile devices accounted for 58% of all videos watched globally. Teaching methods have evolved. The Digital revolution has laid new paths for training and thus, enterprises are coming up with effective ways to deliver corporate training. Organizations are using corporate training videos today; not to entertain their staff, but to educate them. Videos are considered to be the most efficient way to get the message across to your audience.

How to Leverage Interactive Learning Tools for Engaging Training Experiences

Kitaboo

A recent Cisco report also suggests that videos will account for 82% of global internet traffic by 2021. This blog talks about leverageinh Interactive Learning Software for engaging training experiences. The importance of interactive training experience as an essential learning tool for employees cannot be emphasized enough.

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.