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! m-learning.org – of course it would be remiss of me not to point you at our own m-learning.org site for a wealth of free research, and reports. resources global books free resources top tips reportsFiltering out the best, so you don’t have to!

Why Patients Want Their Doctors to Embrace Digital Communication

Mobile Commons

The same survey, conducted by Kelton Global and commissioned by Surescripts, showed that patients would like the option of communicating with their providers via email or text instead of phone only. Mobile Research Reports Studies Text MessagingThere has to be a better way.

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SMS: The Missing Link in Customer Engagement?

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Research from Accengage shows that more than half of all iOS users completely opt out of receiving push notifications, and only 6 percent of push notifications lead to engagement with the app or the brand. Mobile Research Text Messaging

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How to Combat Declining Email Open and Click-Through Rates

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An article in the Nonprofit Times cites research from Blackbaud’s Luminate Online Report which shows that nonprofits need to take a different approach to reaching their target market. Research from SAP Global shows that: 68% of people check their smartphones at least hourly.

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

mLearning Revolution

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.

6 Drivers Of mLearning In The Workplace

Upside Learning

of global workforce. Mobile learning (or mlearning) is probably a hot topic of discussion in your organization right now. In some organizations, L&D staff is struggling to build a business case for mlearning.

Evaluating mHealth Solutions for Healthcare Organizations

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The global mHealth market, meanwhile—a category that includes mobile health solutions like wearables, telemedicine, mobile apps, and text messaging—is projected to reach $10.2 Appointment Reminders Healthcare Enrollment Medication Reminders Mobile Research Text Messaging

Mobile Learning in Canada: an Update

Mobile Learning Edge

Research in Motion (RIM) – Blackberry. Research and Education. Athabasca University is a world leader in mobile learning research, under the leadership of Dr. Mohammad Ally. The Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCADU) has the “Taking Ontario Mobile” (TOM) project, which is researching the state of mobile computing, including mobile learning, and its prospects in Ontario.

Mobile Learning in Canada

Mobile Learning Edge

This is of interest because i5 Research, my company, is located in Cobourg, Ontario. Research in Motion (RIM) – Blackberry. Research and Education. Athabasca University is a world leader in mobile learning research, under the leadership of Dr. Mohammad Ally.

Best Practices for Writing Health Care Related Text Messages

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It turns out the CDC’s not only experts on global health. All Posts Blog Mobile Resources and Research How do you craft health care messages that will inform your audience and change their behaviors? The CDC has written a guide that can help you craft better texts.

Lifestyle-Focused Text Messaging Improves Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors

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Knowing the advantages that mobile technology brings to the field, researchers in Australia set out to determine if text messaging could help heart disease patients manage their condition. How text messaging can change the global face of healthcare.

New Zealand Mobile Learning

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Mobile stats for 2010 and 2011

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I like the stats, above, as they are a pretty accurate, global summary. I can’t help but be bowled over when I try to get my head around exactly how many people are doing useful tasks on their phones.

Children and Mobile Phones

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There is a lot we all can learn from such global initiatives. The 60-page report was published in 2009 by the GSM Association and the Mobile Society Research Institute within NTT DOCOMO and is available for download here. Tags: global report

New Statistics on Teen Cell Phone Use

Cell Phones in Learning

CTIA-The Wireless Association® in conjunction with Harris Interactive has released some new research on cell phone use by teenagers (Release: September 12th, 2008). 63% want cell phones to bring the world closer by better understanding global issues. The survey looked at teenagers aged 13-19, across the United States. There were 100 questions about cell phones, perceptions, and attitudes.

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

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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.

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. We wouldn't be shocked to find Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 7 OS appearing on new Nokia handsets or tablet device, or RIM getting acquired by Microsoft or another tech titan like IBM Global Services in a deal akin to HP acquiring Palm in 2010.

Why SMS May Be The Channel Your Campaign Is Missing!

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Over the past year, Fission Strategy has been working with the Global Teacher Prize , dubbed as the “Nobel Prize of teaching,” to build their online infrastructure and reach out to teachers and communities around the world. The following post was written by our friends at Fission Strategy.

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UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2013 - free resources

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UNESCO has come out firmly in favour of mobile learning, and published a series of very well researched guidelines on how to make use of it. The joy of momentum!

Open Standards for m-learning?

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We have been working with researchers and techies in UK, USA and Europe trying to understand the options, and build them into real apps which have been deployed across over 20 nations, via iTunes and Play app stores.

Presentation given at Girl Geek Dinner Cape Town

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Investing in women is proven to be smart economics,” said Beth Brooke , Ernst & Young’s global vice chair of public policy, sustainability and stakeholder engagement. It turns out that women are the key to rebuilding the global economy.

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.

Province, industry, and university partner for mobile learning research | Tony Bates

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Literacy, gender and mobiles

Steve Vosloo

Brief for the panel: Due to a history of educational inequity, many more women than men are illiterate: globally, 64 per cent of illiterate people are women. Research and case studies can change this – in fact this perception is already changing. At the 2015 UNESCO Mobile Learning Week, I sat on a panel about literacy. Below are my speaking notes. Thank you to Ms Saniye Gülser Corat, Director for Gender Equality at UNESCO, for moderating the panel.

Mobiles, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Merge — MobileBeyond

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The Earth, itself, an intelligent, global, wireless Internet cafe. Global chat rooms, once called social media , emerged as billions of silent discussions criss-crossed space and time, eliminating distance, a world of timeless conversations.

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.

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

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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. All Posts Blog Inspirations Mobile Resources and Research Why Mobile CommonsWhen the non-profit DoSomething.org wants to mobilize its teen audience, they do it by text.

New Statistics on Teen Cell Phone Use

Cell Phones in Learning

CTIA-The Wireless Association® in conjunction with Harris Interactive has released some new research on cell phone use by teenagers (Release: September 12th, 2008). 63% want cell phones to bring the world closer by better understanding global issues. The survey looked at teenagers aged 13-19, across the United States. There were 100 questions about cell phones, perceptions, and attitudes.

Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow | MobileBehavior

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blog comments powered by Disqus About the Blog We observe emerging mobile technology, cultural trends, and consumer behavior, then connect the dots to generate mobile strategy and intelligence for leading global brands.

Going Mobile: Debating and Using Cellphones in School - The Learning Network Blog - NYTimes.com

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Materials | Computers with Internet access and cellphones (optional); research materials and copies of handouts Warm-up | Take an informal survey of students’ use and possession of cellphones by asking the following questions and calling for a show of hands: How many of you own a cellphone?

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.

Lessons Learned From WeChat’s Dominance in China

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As of December 2015, it boasts 650 million monthly active users globally. The United States is similarly mobile-reliant for communications: A 2014 Pew Research report noted that 90 percent of American adults own cell phones and 81 percent of those users send and receive text messages.

Reducing the Costs of Behavior Change and ?Chronic Disease Management with Patient Engagement

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Currently, total annual global healthcare spending is more than $4.2 Appointment Reminders Medication Reminders Mobile Research Reports Smoking Cessation Text Messaging

Creating a Successful Customer Journey with Text Messaging

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The 2015 State of Marketing report surveyed over 5,000 global marketers on their experiences in 2014 in order to project the best way for companies to proceed in the upcoming year. Industry News Mobile Research Mobile Strategy & Tips Reports Text Messaging

Mobile Learning Reading

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Researching Mobile Learning: Frameworks, Tools and Research Designs from Peter Lang Publishing Group, which sets out the issues and requirements for mobile learning research and presents efforts to specify appropriate theoretical frameworks, research methods and tools.

The Mobile Learner

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Socially, western societies are becoming more global. This speaks directly to the time factor and the investment necessary to engage in a PLN, especially one with a global scope.

E-Learning Queen: Mobile Learning: Is It Doing What It’s Supposed To?

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► Aug 11 (1) Assistive Technologies for Online Learning ► July (2) ► Jul 30 (1) Capstone / Research Paper Guide: Sustainable Busi. ► Apr 18 (1) Effective E-Learning in the Global, Multi-Generati.

Social Studies! Next Assignment.send a video message to presidential candidates cell phones!

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Students could research an issue of their own interest (such as stem cell research, the best way to get out of the current "recession", healthcare, global warming.etc), and send a video message through Mogreet the Vote to any of the presidential candidates personal cell phones. After reading about this opportunity on PicturePhoning , I thought this would be a great assignment for any social studies class studying current events, following the 2008 election campaigns.

An offer: interested in to take over Mobile audio wiki project?

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The MobilED – mobile audio wiki – project was a research project we started in 2006. The original idea of the MobilED was to bring Wikipedia to so called “entry level” mobile phones, mainly used in the Global South. In the research group we are now working with totally new challenges, such as services for smart phones/laptops and interactive white boards in classrooms.

Happy 20th Birthday, Text Messaging!

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” Text messaging actually was conceived in 1985, by a German communications researcher looking to create a pager system that business people could use while traveling. Friedhelm Hillebrand, the German communications researcher who first saw the commercial potential of SMS and settled on its length limit, didn’t even conduct market research. All Posts Blog Mobile Resources and Research