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Handheld Learning 2008 - the movie!

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I am still busy recovering from the amazing flurry of mental and mobile stimulation that is Handheld Learning. Old friends, new friends, cool projects, scary salespeople, avalanche of new gadgets. One of the especially noteworthy things was the awesome array of big-hitting speakers, and for those of you unable to be in London yourselves, you can see the whole thing already, online at BlipTV

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Handheld learning 07

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Tribal is offering a discount code to celebrate the launch of their latest release of authoring tools. Come and visit us on our stand to see them in action. To get 15% off the entrance price, just make sure you use the code hl07ctad when you register. Feel free to use it, and to pass it on. Geoff

Geoff Stead shortlisted for Handheld Learning award!

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I just found out that I have been shortlisted for a Handheld Learning Award. Cool! I doubt it is for my blog writing skills, which are sporadic at best - much more likely it is to do with the many mobile learners out there that have been helping us refine, and reshape what mobile learning means, and how to help make it happen! (and of course, a shout out to our MyLearning authoring, and

Handheld Learning 2009

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This week, I have been keeping an eye on the Handheld Learning 2009 conference. The Handheld Learning conference series is one of the two major international conferences on mobile learning, but unlike M-Learn , which is coming up later this month in Florida) is always held in the UK, and is run by the very strong community of mobile learning pratitioners at the Handheld Learning site.

Handheld Learning 09 - still pushing the frontiers

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more and more hands are holding handhelds.

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For every set of figures saying sales are waning, others tell us that business for handheld vendors is booming. I was puzzled by a flurry of messages on some of my favourite mobile learning forums and email groups triggreed by Epic, a UK-based multimedia company, who were predicting that PDAs were on there way out. As somebody who is sitting in the middle of this debate, it feels VERY much to

Handheld Devices for Ubiquitous Learning | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Handheld Devices for Ubiquitous Learning 11 08 2006 Some good introductory commentary here at “Dial M for Learning,&# with links to the HDUL project at Harvard – excellent papers and commentary.

6 Drivers Of mLearning In The Workplace

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If general computing is shifting to handheld devices expect to see more and more of organization ensuring their systems are available on such devices. Mobile learning (or mlearning) is probably a hot topic of discussion in your organization right now.

Show support for mobile learning innovators! Vote in @HHL awards

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I have been privileged to have been shortlisted for a 2009 Handheld learning award in the ‘Primary Schools’ category. Tags: uLearning awards handheld handheld learning mlearn SMS txt

Failed $1.25 Million Handheld Project in Missouri Goes Nowhere

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Handheld Reflections Day Two « e-Learning Stuff

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e-Learning Stuff news and views on e-learning, ILT and tech stuff in general… Home About James Clay New Stuff Old Stuff Handheld Reflections Day Two I do enjoy Handheld Learning and 2009 was no exception. With Malcolm McLaren up next it was certainly going to be an interesting keynote and he isn’t someone who has by his own admission not done much handheld learning. It was about now that I realised very little had been said about handheld learning.

Inside View from Ireland: Handheld Learning Jumps Up a Notch

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« RIP Rick Bozzuto | Main December 16, 2009 Handheld Learning Jumps Up a Notch IN MY FACEBOOK CHANNEL , students are talking about the pleasure they get in touching their mobile screens.

Projecting your handheld screen | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Projecting your handheld screen 7 09 2006 The Mobile Musings blog reflects on how to share your PDA interface with a larger audience, using software that “mirrors&# your PDA on your PC screen so it can be projected on a big screen.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

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Given the fact these devices slot into our device lineup somewhere between the typical smartphone and a laptop in terms of size and capabilities, many organizations will start to drop the laptop and supply BOTH a tablet and a smartphone for every mobile worker/learner – and don’t be surprised if these are supplied by different vendors too like having a BlackBerry (or similar) handheld AND an iPad (or similar) tablet.

Mobile iEducator | the world of mobile learning

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This October there is a handheld learning conference in London.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

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a.k.a. How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions? It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets.

BrainPOP UK | Our Handheld Learning 09 Review | POPtalk

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When I returned home on the train from Handheld Learning 09 , these words just kept popping into my head… but why ? They will ‘growl and grumble’ initially, but after seeing the sheer number of projects, and evidence of spreading practice across the country directlty resulting from attendence of Handheld Learning 08, they will ’sigh with delight’ as they see the transformation in learning that we all want to see in education.

Mobile Strategies, Mobile Software, Handhelds and PDAs: Questions to Ponder before Starting a Mobile Software Development Project for Handheld PDAs, iPhones and Smartphones

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skip to main | skip to sidebar Mobile Strategies, Mobile Software, Handhelds and PDAs Mobile technology discussions, enterprise mobile computing strategies, reviews of PDAs, Smartphones, handheld computers, rugged mobile devices, windows mobile, iphones and much more. Mobile solutions are often used on laptops, Tablet PCs, Smartphones , PDAs , and rugged handhelds. How will the mobile handhelds or mobile devices be carried and stored.

m-learning in 2009: predictions

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eModeration Station » Mobile learning #1: The big picture

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The sale and use of mobile handheld devices has soared over the last few years. Schools and universities have been experimenting with handheld devices both inside and outside the classroom — for details on some of these projects, see here. Subscribe to the comments for this post?

Handheld Learning 2009, the Best Is Yet to Come… « Ubiquitous Thoughts

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Good positive coverage of tablets in Education

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Just as tablets, iPods and other handheld devices are changing the way we do things at work and play, they’re changing the way students learn … and not always in the manner makers intended.

Modern Technology and the Return of Oral Communication

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The tools to record and transmit spoken words were kept in the hands of the wealthy until the dawn of modern digital and handheld technology. The connection of the focus of oral communication to modern technology is obvious – oral and visual communication skills allows one to use handheld technology that features voice and camera functions more productively.

eModeration Station

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Also worth a look is their Acceptance Use Policy for those of you considering introducing the use of handheld devices into your class/school. Here are five steps to follow: Photo by emrank Step 1 Find out what mobile, handheld devices your learners have.

Digital Audiobooks, Assistive Technology and its Effects on Literacy

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The proliferation of mobile handheld devices coupled with complex assistive technology software is pushing the concept further. Literacy is evolving.

Computers aren’t so special anymore, but the kids may be better off: An introduction to mobile ‘appliance computing’ in Queensland schools

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A strong case can be made that a revolution is underway in how computers are being perceived and used in schools across the world. In Australia it could be said Queensland is one of the epicenters of this change. How do we know this?

The Mobile Learner » Leading Learning 2008: Pre-Conference Reflections

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The Mobile Learner » Is “Cool” an Appropriate Consideration?

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mLearning-World.com: ? mLearn: The Perfect Ed Tech Device?

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In this article , Jonathan Nalder explores if the new $100 mini-laptops or advanced handheld (or $140 depending on the model) are the perfect mLearning device. skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, December 01, 2006 ? mLearn: The Perfect Ed Tech Device? jnxyz eNews: mLearn: The Perfect Ed Tech Device?

The Mobile Learner » Polling by Cell Phone – Can We Completely By-Pass Clickers?

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No Escaping Mobile Learning – Webinar Recording & Audience Queries Answered

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Computing shifting to handheld devices. As you probably already know, last week we kicked off our independent webinar series with the first one titled as ‘No Escaping Mobile Learning’ which I co-presented with Abhijit Kadle (watch recording here ).

QR Codes: A Brief Reading List

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I’ve had this growing interest lately in QR codes and their application to education. I’m quickly coming to the realization at how useful QR codes can be in education and how these little graphical icons can make mobile learning a little easier for teachers to incorporate with students. Here is a list of some websites that I’ve accessed recently on the topic.

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How To Create Successful M-Learning Strategy: mLearnCon – Part I

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Ray Kurzweil, Futurist (at Handheld Learning ’09).

October Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning October 1, 2009 to October 31, 2009 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

The Next 10 Tech Markets That Will Be Worth $1 Billion Or More - Mobile Learning Is Here To Stay

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From: Business Insider ::Snip:: Mobile Education is poised to transform the way we learn. As more consumers adopt smartphone and tablets the education landscape is transforming.

February Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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We will be posting the top 10 lists monthly. Here is the one for cc.mlearnopedia.com from February. Enjoy.

iPods in Education Part 12: Customized Learning Using Apps

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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. 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.

Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips | Upside Learning Blog

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– Evaluation of handheld devices for mobile learning(from questia ). This blog is about innovation, design, development, and trends in the Learning Solutions domain.

Mobile Learning Presentation at ECOO 2008

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On Friday November 14th, 2008, I delivered a presentation on mobile learning at the ECOO 2008 Conference titled “Mobile Learning: Embracing Handheld Devices for the Post-Pencil Classroom&#. If you are interested in my presentation, you can view the slideshow here: [link]. My reflections on the conference to come soon… Tags: tools mobilelearning Mobilelearner ECOO