Mobile University Access

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For those in higher education looking for examples of a campus that is providing mobile access, you might want to check out a very nice solution at Australia's Curtin University of Technology CurtinMobile. Get helpful information here I.T. Tags: campus university Curtin

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University of Adelaide’s Faculty of Science going Mobile

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From next year, the University of Adelaide’s Faculty of Science will be moving towards mobile delivery, with all first-year students provided with iPads , and textbooks replaced by digital materials.

A Visit to Abilene Christian University

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Today I was excited to visit the folks at Abilene Christian University ( ACU ) in Abilene, TX, to talk about mobile learning. There are areas for students to receive help with their writing, presentations, research, and technical issues.

New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions

programming language, but for the lay person it's probably helpful to think of it that. The Rapid In- take Platform helps organizations learn faster by opening the rapid e-learning devel- opment and review process to everyone.

University of Maryland Helps Food Stamp Participants Make Healthy Choices

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That’s why the University of Maryland launched its Food Supplement Nutrition Education program – or FSNE. The program helps low income families and food stamp participants “make healthier food choices, develop skills in food preparation, handle food safely, maximize their use of food resources, and increase their physical activity.”. For those reliant on food stamps, healthy eating decisions are often sacrificed in favor of cost cutting.

4 Ways Smartphones are helping People Learn a new Language

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Being a ubiquitous device in mobile learning, a smartphone has done almost all of the unthinkable, especially in helping learners master a foreign language. That said, here are effective ways in which the use of smartphones can help learners master a new language: 1.

How Text Messaging Helps Relieve Pain in Chronic Patients

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Here, we’ll identify why text messaging is an effective tool for helping patients and present ways in which healthcare providers can use SMS at their own practice. That’s why text messaging is so helpful. Texting can help patients create a schedule, and stick to it.

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Texting Networks Bring Anonymous Help to Troubled Teens

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It makes sense then, that a program aimed at teens challenged by behavioral health issues would offer a way for them to seek help via text message. A local effort to help youths in distress. ” Across the country, more people are turning to texting to seek help for their problems.

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Text-message course helping newcomers learn English

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Text-message course helping newcomers learn English A pen and paper aren't necessary in an Edmonton classroom where students are learning English with a new tool — text messages on their cellphones. You're controlling it, which is so nice," said Tracey Woodburn of Athabasca University. "A

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Mandalay Bay Uses SMS to Help Book Their Guests

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They’re helping guests book their hotel stays over text. One of the great strengths of a mobile campaign is that you can launch a web page from a text – using your SMS outreach as a gateway into your digital universe.

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New Study: Texting Helps Children Learn to Spell.

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it was found that text messaging actually helped children develop "phonological awareness" which is needed to learn how to correct spellings. Thus helping children learn how to spell. The study was authored by Coventry University psychology Profs. I know there are lots of questions and concerns around whether text messaging is hurting literacy learning (especially spelling and grammar). In a brand new study in the U.K. ,

New Study: Texting Helps Children Learn to Spell.

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it was found that text messaging actually helped children develop "phonological awareness" which is needed to learn how to correct spellings. Thus helping children learn how to spell. The study was authored by Coventry University psychology Profs. I know there are lots of questions and concerns around whether text messaging is hurting literacy learning (especially spelling and grammar). In a brand new study in the U.K. ,

Ashley Smith's EDM310 Blog: iTunes University

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skip to main | skip to sidebar Ashley Smiths EDM310 Blog Thursday, March 5, 2009 iTunes University I found a lot of useful information on [link] First of all, it stated that learning no longer happens only at a desk.

Austrian University studies Augmented Reality on mobile devices

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This Monday I attended an extremely interesting presentation by Daniel Wagner of the Graz University of Technology. There are several very promising ways in which these projects could help mobile learning professionals to create an entire new level of mobile learning. If you have the time and haven’t visited it yet, I really recommend to check out the demo page of the Graz University of Technology. Link demo page of Graz University of Technology: [link].

Help High School Graduates Attend College with Summer Text Message Programs

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A study conducted in the summer of 2012 examines how cost-effective text messaging programs can help students, particularly those from low-income backgrounds, overcome summer melt and successfully enroll in colleges. Simplify the college enrollment process with helpful text messages.

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Open University Joins the Mobile Fray | Moodle Monthly

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Opinion Resources Mr Moodle Videos Interesting Sites Moodle.org Moodle.com Moodle Tutorials Moodle Commons Insider Log in Archives Open University Joins the Mobile Fray If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to the RSS feed or to the Moodle News Twitter account.

Text Messaging Will Help Millions of Americans Get to the Voting Booth in November

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The polling place locator will leverage the ease and ubiquity of text messaging to help get millions of Americans to the voting booth this year. Text messaging has proven to be one of the mostpowerful tools available to get out the vote; a Princeton University study found that a text message reminder increased a person’s likelihood to vote by 4-5 percent.

Mobile Commons Will Help Millions of Americans Find Out Where to Vote on Election Day

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A Princeton University study found that a text message reminder increased a person’s likelihood to vote by 4-5% and at an order of magnitude lower cost than all other tactics to get out the vote.[2].

SMS Helps With Flu Vaccine Reminders – And A Lot More

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Dr. Melissa Stockwell, an assistant professor at Columbia University, used text messaging to remind minority, low-income families about flu vaccinations. Her results show that text messages can help keep families healthy. We’ve written before about how SMS can help you stop smoking. SMS can be a great way to remind parents to get their children vaccinated, according to a new study.

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New Studies Show that SMS Helps You Stop Smoking

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Put simply, text messages help people stop smoking. Scientists at the University of Oregon and UCLA used fMRI on 27 smokers to map the areas of the brain where they control their impulses. The studies found that real-time texting dramatically increases the accuracy of people’s reporting, and can serve as an effective tool for helping them quit altogether. A text a day keeps the cravings away.

CommLab University Blog » Blog Archive » Is m-learning a better platform for effective learning?

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CommLab University Blog « How effective is eLearning in imparting Product Training? Recent studies in Europe and US have shown that many educational institutions and government organizations are using the portable mobile devices to conduct research projects as these user-friendly devices are helping them achieve better results in reduced time period. How can online learning help in career growth? Launching of CommLab University Do we need to learn ‘Business Writing’?

The Institute for eHealth Equity Combines the Power of the Pulpit with the Power of Text Messages to Help People Live Healthier Lives

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Through a sponsorship with Drexel University, they even offered $10 gift cards that subscribers could redeem for something healthy at a farmer’s market. Problem: How do you reach an underserved community with vital health information?

ACU brings iPad, Mobile Learning to West TX science teachers - Abilene Christian University

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ACU News Championship Central Recent News ACU Videos News Archive ACU brings iPad, Mobile Learning to West Texas middle and high school teachers Abilene Christian University is bringing cutting-edge Mobile Learning technology to middle and high schools across West Texas.

Are students ready for QR Codes? Findings from a student survey at the University of Bath [mobile-learning.blog-city.com]

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Findings from a student survey at the University of Bath « H E » email posted Wednesday, 18 February 2009 Student awareness and interactions with QR Codes. I use [link] to generate my codes because I can save them in a PDF file from that site, helps me when I want to print posters!

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Research around using and selecting apps for literacy learning

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Many of the findings focus on the need for co-use and co-engagement through the devices, mindfully selecting apps and software that help focus on content learning and needs of individual child.

Learner-Centric Design of Digital Mobile Learning | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Learner-Centric Design of Digital Mobile Learning 27 09 2006 “ Learner Centric Design of Digital Mobile Learning ,&# [ doc ] [ pdf ] (which I co-authored with my colleague Margaret O’Connell), received the Best Paper Award at Queensland University of Technology’s “Learning on the Move&# conference which I attended yesterday (despite a raging flu!).

Mobile Learning in Canada

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Athabasca University is a world leader in mobile learning research, under the leadership of Dr. Mohammad Ally. Durham College and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) both on the same campus in Oshawa, Ontario, provide a mobile learning environment and resources on campus.

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March Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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Here is the monthly top ten list for cc.mlearnopedia.com from March. Enjoy. Top Items: Cell Phone Conferencing A Free Tool for Teaching!

Mobile Enables Informal Learning

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70:20:10 is the most common framework used to help understand informal learning. You can at best support it by providing an environment, which helps informal learning happen. And it helps you capture moments of creative impulse.

Google App Inventor – Can It Boost mLearning?

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Some organizations/universities have had the opportunity to use it as a part of the private beta program and here’s a video of a professor and student from The University of San Francisco sharing their experience of using App–.

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April Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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Here is the monthly top ten list for cc.mlearnopedia.com from April. Enjoy.

Artificial Intelligence in Education: Your Weekend Long Reads

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In general, there are many fanciful AI in Ed possibilities proposed to help people teach and learn, some of which are genuinely exciting and others that just look much like today. It also proposes three actions to help us get from here to there.

Mobile Learning in Canada: an Update

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Since that time, I have become more aware of other mobile learning initiatives in Canada, especially being part of the “Taking Ontario Mobile” (TOM) project at the Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCADU). Athabasca University is a world leader in mobile learning research, under the leadership of Dr. Mohammad Ally. Online paper, University of Toronto. In February 2011, I wrote a brief overview of the mobile learning industry in Canada.

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M-Learning Game Report

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Costabile, Rosa Lanzilotti, Thomas Pederson, and Antonio Piccinno, University of Bari, Italy. "M-learning—the m-learning system implements an excursion-game technique to help middle school students (ages 11 through 13) acquire historic knowledge while playing in an archaeological park."

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mobile phones: the e-readers of choice in South Africa

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Championed by the excellent Steve, Ana & Marion at the University of Cape Town m-Ubuntu – Helping transform teaching in impoverished classrooms, and empower resource-poor teachers. This is not an initiative trying to push unwelcome solutions – rather they are helping the South African Education system rise to the challenge of supporting more students with less money. Our m-Ubuntu project in South Africa hits the news in USA!

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Take A Leap Of Faith With Mobile Learning

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Today’s mobile devices move beyond merely providing access but to actively helping and supporting us at work and at home. Any learning that can help it is immediately effective. It helps bring continuous learning in your enterprise.

5 year olds need mobile, playful ICT instead of laptops!

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This is the result of a study recently completed at Stirling University in Scotland, which found that it was far more helpful to get them started with the technologies that fit more naturally into their lives: digital cameras, video cameras, electronic keyboard, barcode scanners and mobile

Current trends in Learning Technologies: a bluffer's guide

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Special mention here should go to Creative Commons , who offer a very simple licensing model, to help users understand exactly how free, or open some reused content is. Why the hype: Several big universities have started offering free access to their course materials.

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Parent's Fears about Cell Phones and their Children are Exaggerated According to Duke Study, Yet both Parents and Children are Distracted by Devices

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A study conducted by Duke University , found that the many fears parents have about their children losing face-to-face social abilities is unfounded.

A Great Resource for Mobile Learning

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The book is called “Innovative Mobile Learning Techniques and Technologies&# and it’s a collection of studies and resources put together by Hokyoung Ryu and David Parsons at Massey University in New Zealand. I pasted the table of contents in below so you can see what’s available and that should help you determine whether the book would help you in your project. Hokyoung Ryu, Massey University, New Zealand. Daniel Spikol, Växjö University, Sweden.

Higher Education and the Mobile Revolution: How Texts Make Better Schools and Students

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These youths–whose financial hardship and lack of resources contribute to their difficulty establishing contact with their colleges–managed to overcome situational obstacles with the help of text messaging. Additional research suggests that texting can help students focus academically.

Tappestry: Kicking the Informal Learning (Tin) Can

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The fact that organizations can keep records of these informal activities will also help to increase their visibility and importance. A review by Jessica Knox. Full disclosure: My employer, Metrix Group, is currently partnering with Float Mobile on an app development project).