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. Using phones, they browse the web, connect on social networks, share photos and videos, make purchases, play games, and keep track of what they care for through dedicated apps.

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Global Mobile Awards

Nancy White

An important part of this conference is the 17th annual Global Mobile Awards. Additional information at https://www.kajeet.com/education/news.html KT Corporation for Kibot2 Kibot (a compound word of kid and robot) is a new robot concept targeting infants and primary school students with diverse edutainment services such as content for education, video telephony, and home monitoring through a character-type media terminal.

Top 5 Effective Ways to Deliver Corporate Training Videos

Kitaboo

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. This is what makes video training more effective than regular classroom training.

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.

Create Cell Phone "I search" video papers with Twiddeo

Cell Phones in Learning

I was listening to Ed Talk (01_14) recently and they (John, Jennifer, Dave, and Jeff) spoke about a new resource called Twiddeo , which is just Twitter with video. You can post videos from your computer, but you can also post immediately from your cell phone to your personal account. This allows for many "out-of-school" learning assignments with cell phones and video. The first idea that came to my head was conducting an "I search" video paper.

Create Cell Phone "I search" video papers with Twiddeo

Cell Phones in Learning

I was listening to Ed Talk (01_14) recently and they (John, Jennifer, Dave, and Jeff) spoke about a new resource called Twiddeo , which is just Twitter with video. You can post videos from your computer, but you can also post immediately from your cell phone to your personal account. This allows for many "out-of-school" learning assignments with cell phones and video. The first idea that came to my head was conducting an "I search" video paper.

New Zealand Mobile Learning

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There are presentations, videos, slideshows, discussions and numerous references. Tags: education global research report In searching for some reports from the recent Mobile World Conference in Barcelona I ran across the Unitec New Zealand wiki and a wealth of information on mobile learning initiatives in New Zealand over the past three years or so. Let's see now, where does a person even start?

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

Cell Phones in Learning

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. While the students have to select a "pre-made" video (they can select one side of the issue or the other), they can put in their own text message with it.

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. Tags: digital culture video

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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 Report: Sydney AUC iPhone SDK Workshop Video Recording and Streaming on ALL iPhones Google Goggles will rock m-learning. 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″

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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!].

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. Create Engagement with Videos. Take your storytelling to the next level with videos.

How to Leverage Interactive Learning Tools for Engaging Training Experiences

Kitaboo

A recent survey also revealed that a whopping 98% of the organizations plan to implement interactive training material/videos as part of their digital learning strategy in 2020. Employee Training Videos. Guide: How to Create Great Video Training Content.

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. Webinars and Virtual Classrooms: A webinar is a training session which is delivered online using video conferencing software.

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

Kitaboo

Features such as hyperlinks, audio/video files, images- both static and dynamic, virtual reality and augmented reality coupled with animation can make learning more contextual and relevant to the end-users, heightening their interest and delivering a highly personalized experience.

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How to Build Online Training Solutions for the Modern Salesforce

Kitaboo

And this is exactly what online training solutions provide – they allow the learners to learn at their own pace, and revisit concepts through aids such as simulations, online tutorials, videos, and step-by-step walkthroughs. Without a constant flow of sales, your business is likely to wither.

Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

Unsurprisingly, global enterprise’s interest in the iPad is growing and it is reported that a staggering 94 percent of the Fortune 500 companies are either testing or deploying the iPad. Watch this amazing video. with HTML5 Converter and Lectora Inspire can also help you to quickly convert your eLearning to HTML5 for mobile delivery, as well as create dynamic video and Flash content.

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Free Mobile Learning Course – MobiMOOC2012

Upside Learning

Here’s a great video by Dave Cormier explaining the MOOC concept. Global issues on mLearning. The second edition of MobiMOOC starts next month. Inge De Waard ( @ignatia ), the organizer of MobiMOOC started this fantastic event last year which was quite successful. For MobiMOOC 2012 she’s lined up a very impressive faculty to conduct weekly sessions on mobile learning and related topics.

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Top 7 Online ePUB Readers

Kitaboo

Besides global language support, KITABOO also allows you to add videos, images, quizzes and other HTML interactivities. eBooks have gained a stronghold among 21st-century readers, thanks to the internet.

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Use Smartphones in class, say school principals

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Social networking sites provide platforms for student creativity by enabling them to design projects using words, music, photos, and videos. They propose some solid guiding principles, which any enlightened teacher would share: Education should prepare students to be active, constructive participants in a global society. The National Association of Secondary School Principals have been trying to make sense of the whirlwind that is Social and Mobile Technologies.

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.

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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! These can be in a variety of formats but here are some of the more creative ways you can do this: How-to videos. An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.

Why Should Associations Invest In Technology?

Kitaboo

Information technology has revolutionized the global society, with a significant increase in productivity and efficiency. They can bring the stories of their beneficiaries to life and make it easy for others to connect with them through images, videos, voices, sounds and music.

Optimizing the Cost of Employee Training While Upskilling

Kitaboo

percent of global Fortune 500 companies are using eLearning as a means to train their employees and this figure is likely to rise in the future. Instructional Videos. Videos are one of the best ways to deliver online training.

6 Drivers Of mLearning In The Workplace

Upside Learning

of global workforce. Search for everything we need just in time, - finding locations/directions instantly, - news, ebooks, sports updates, - social networking, facebook, twitter, - banking & shopping, - face time / video calls. Mobile video: 71% of mobile data traffic will be video by 2016. Mobile learning (or mlearning) is probably a hot topic of discussion in your organization right now.

How to Leverage Interactive Learning Tools for Engaging Training Experiences

Kitaboo

A recent survey also revealed that a whopping 98% of the organizations plan to implement interactive training material/videos as part of their digital learning strategy in 2020. Employee Training Videos.

Best Online Learning Platforms for Employees 

Kitaboo

Interlink various courses together with links, videos, HTML and surveys. Providing features like gamification, blended learning , asynchronous learning, and corporate learning, Moodle helps organizations across the board with: Text, crosswords, videos and other novel learning methods.

Leveraging Digital Publishing Platforms with DRM for Secured Content Distribution

Kitaboo

The global education publishing space is currently experiencing a great transition. The content can also include interactive videos and images, and users can access valuable resources like the dictionary.

ePUB.js vs Readium.js – A Detailed Comparison of 2 ePUB Readers

Kitaboo

An example of this functionality is directly loading videos from YouTube links before implementing annotation or displaying a chapter’s contents. White paper: End of The Road for Readium – The Global Impact on Digital Publishing.

The Role of SDK in eBook Reader Development

Kitaboo

White paper: End of The Road for Readium – The Global Impact on Digital Publishing. It allows you to add various interactive features such as videos, audio, images, and more to make your eBooks more engaging. What is a Software Development Kit (SDK)?

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How to Select the Best eBook Publishing Platform

Kitaboo

Digital publishing is cost-effective, and the books can reach a global audience. For example, high quality images, videos, audio files are all multimedia elements that are crucial to create an engaging and interactive eBook.

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CellCast App for BlackBerry 10

mLearning Trends

These devices are launching globally in the coming weeks/months and are sure to not just energize the CrackBerry faithful with long-awaited features but also begin to rebuild their base with new customers who feel the current crop of mobile offerings leaves them wanting something different and more secure. Oh what a difference a few years makes, eh?

Top 10 Benefits of ePUB3 Conversion for Publishers

Kitaboo

This allows the ePUB3 files to contain videos, audios, and interactive multimedia elements similar to the dynamic websites. 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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Optimizing the Cost of Employee Training While Upskilling

Kitaboo - Employee Training

percent of global Fortune 500 companies are using eLearning as a means to train their employees and this figure is likely to rise in the future. Instructional Videos. Videos are one of the best ways to deliver online training.

Artificial Intelligence: Your Weekend Long Reads

Steve Vosloo

There will suddenly be more adaptive, intelligent platforms in edtech, and more talk of smart robots and AI hollowing out the global job market. Last year the ITU hosted the AI for Good Global Summit , which brought together a host of international NGOs, UN bodies, academia and the private sector to consider the opportunities and limitations of AI for good. Artificial intelligence (AI) was one of the hottest topics of 2017.

All You Wanted to Know About Digital Textbooks

Kitaboo

This digital version of the textbook can contain videos, animations and audios which will aid the student’s learning process. Add enrichments – Add multimedia elements such as images, videos, audio, etc. Notion Press will help you publish eBooks and distribute it globally.

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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. Video-Based Theme Learning.

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. The tool allows you to add audio, video, animations, simulations, gamification, quizzes etc.

Our Cell Phones, Ourselves

Cell Phones in Learning

Thanks to Andy Mann for pointing me to this TED video called Our Cell Phones, Ourselves. The presenter Jan Chipchase (a Nokia researcher) really connects cell phones with global survival and mobile identity. There are many examples of cell phones being used globally for education, communication, collaboration, and even survival.

Our Cell Phones, Ourselves

Cell Phones in Learning

Thanks to Andy Mann for pointing me to this TED video called Our Cell Phones, Ourselves. The presenter Jan Chipchase (a Nokia researcher) really connects cell phones with global survival and mobile identity. There are many examples of cell phones being used globally for education, communication, collaboration, and even survival.

Top eReader Platforms for Digital Publishers

Kitaboo

Blurb is ideal for authors with design-heavy projects such as illustrated children’s books and cookbooks as it allows them to enhance their eBooks with audio and video.

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