Shark Net Leverages Location Data to Make Connections

Float Mobile Learning

Shark Net is a mobile learning app that utilizes location data for safety and making connections between people and white sharks. iOS Pedagogy and Learning geolocation location data location research location services Shark Net

Location-Based Mobile Learning On The Way

Float Mobile Learning

Three-quarters of smartphone owners get real-time location-based information, says a new report from Pew. Location-based mobile learning apps like Float''s Wayfiler help you get what you need. Industry News Mobile Apps Uncategorized geolocation location research Pew Wayfiler

Location, Location, Location

Mobile Commons

Over the past few months, we’ve slowly been incorporating location information to all parts of the Mobile Commons application. Every phone & profile in our database is now associated with a geographical location and location is added for all new users.

Mobile Learning for Single Location Enterprise

Upside Learning

Recently I met a well-known retailer, with physical presence in just one location. They have a decent training setup including sales and training academies, and they do induction and other compliance training. However, they’ve not ventured into elearning yet. But, they do wish to get started with mobile learning now. Does that sound odd? Actually […]. Mobile Learning Mobile Learning In Workplace

Location, Location, Location

Mobile Commons

Over the past few months, we’ve slowly been incorporating location information to all parts of the Mobile Commons application. Every phone & profile in our database is now associated with a geographical location and location is added for all new users.

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uLearning Blog

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Tropical hideaway holiday location…

uLearning Blog

Posted via email from Jonathan Nalder. uLearning

Using Location-Based Services to Fill Our Brains, Not Just Our Bellies

Float Mobile Learning

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Location Moblogging.Resources? I've exhausted my search.

Cell Phones in Learning

I got the idea to start researching "loco mobloging" or location mobile blogging, where you can use your cell phone to immediately pinpoint your location on a map and post to the internet. I think location moblogging could be a very useful resource for social studies teachers who are doing local history projects or science teachers studying geographical distances and features. In other words I think there could be many applications for location moblogging in education.

Location Moblogging.Resources? I've exhausted my search.

Cell Phones in Learning

I got the idea to start researching "loco mobloging" or location mobile blogging, where you can use your cell phone to immediately pinpoint your location on a map and post to the internet. I think location moblogging could be a very useful resource for social studies teachers who are doing local history projects or science teachers studying geographical distances and features. In other words I think there could be many applications for location moblogging in education.

Location Blogging for Free without Software!

Cell Phones in Learning

application that couples with cell phones for location blogging. For example if you wanted to ask students to document local historical landmarks in their everyday experiences to the map above, they can take a picture with their cell phones of the historical artifact and immediately send it ( m02pe @flagr.com) to the class Flagr map, along with a text message of the location and any other information to describe the item. Finally!

Location is the next big thing, how will m-learning take advantage?

mLearning is Good

I keep reading and hearing more and more about how location and location based services will be the the next big wave in mobility. Many devices already come equipped with GPS antennas and others are able to approximate the user’s current location through triangulation (measuring distance by calculating signal strength from multiple cell towers or WiFi hot spots). Let’s focus on how we can use location in our training and education.

NY and NJ Can Now Text WHERE or NYCVOTES to 877877 to Get Updated Polling Locations

Mobile Commons

With power still out at many polling place locations, election officials for both states worked around the clock to find alternative polling locations. So how will voters, many who have been displaced and are still without access to power and internet find out their updated polling location? to provide pro bono our Polling Place Locator mobile tool. The Mobile Commons’ Polling Place Locator allows users to look up multiple poll sites.

Cell Phones in Education Part 4: Learning on Location

The Mobile Learner

When I reflect on what is traditionally thought of as a field trip in a typical K-12 school setting, what often comes to mind is a visit to a location that may have some direct or indirect connection to the unit of study being taught. GPS locators found in many of today’s mobile phones allow students to explore their surroundings while also applying mapping skills.

Flickr for Location-based Learning | Mobile Learning

mLearning

Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Flickr for Location-based Learning 29 09 2006 The recent addition of geotagging (the ability to add geographic location data to each photo you upload) in Flickr may enable Flickr to be used for situated, location-based, socially connected mobile learning approaches.

Help Voters Get to the Polls with the Mobile Commons Polling Place Locator

Mobile Commons

To help make that task easier, Mobile Commons is excited to offer our text message polling place locator. How the Mobile Commons Polling Place Locator Works. The Mobile Commons polling place locator works in two easy steps. With a text message polling place locator, voters don’t need to go to a computer and search online for their polling place or call a phone number and stay on the line to find out where to vote on Election Day. Did you make a plan to vote this year?

Talking Sex Together (TxT) Launches a Clinic Locator to Help Iowa Teens Find Local Sexual Health Resources

Mobile Commons

They’ve launched a clinic locator. Here’s how it works: The clinic locator was launched in the summer, but TxT has already seen an uptick in use, tied to students’ return to school. The post Talking Sex Together (TxT) Launches a Clinic Locator to Help Iowa Teens Find Local Sexual Health Resources appeared first on Mobile Commons. Sexual health can be a confusing subject for teenagers.

Get Your Supporters to the Polls with our Polling Place Locator

Mobile Commons

Planned Parenthood, the Communication Workers of America, and the League of Conservation Voters are all using our Polling Place Locator to guide their supporters to the polls this primary season. The polling place locator is more than just an information lookup. The post Get Your Supporters to the Polls with our Polling Place Locator appeared first on Mobile Commons. The stakes this election are higher than ever.

Futurelab’s location-based learning projects

mLearning Blog

Both of these projects can demonstrate that location-based learning might become a huge hit within the mobile learning community in the near future. While commuting, I watched a podcast by Dr. Leila Walker, who is a senior researcher at Futurelab. A few very interesting projects were shown, including “Create-A-Scape&# , a free program, which enables anyone to create an interactive map for GPS devices for free.

A “Starbucks Locator” for the Rest of Us

Mobile Commons

Users could text their zip code to MYSBUX and they would get back the closest Starbucks location. We often get requests to make services based on location; in other words, a private-label Starbucks locator. Check the box that says “Treat inputs as geographic locations&#.

A “Starbucks Locator” for the Rest of Us

Mobile Commons

Users could text their zip code to MYSBUX and they would get back the closest Starbucks location. We often get requests to make services based on location; in other words, a private-label Starbucks locator. Check the box that says “Treat inputs as geographic locations&#.

Use the Mobile Commons Polling Place Locator to Find Your Correct Polling Place – Whether You’re Voting Early or on Election Day

Mobile Commons

Once you reply, you will receive both the location and the hours of operation for your polling place. Get Out The Vote with a Custom Polling Place Locator Many of our customers have their own custom Polling Place locators. Parents Together, Rock the Vote, Voto Latino, DoSomething.org, and many more are all using the polling place locator to help their constituents make their way to the polls.

WNYC’s New Tech City Interviews Jed Alpert about Our Polling Place Locator

Mobile Commons

R eporter Manoush Zomorodi asked about how our polling place locator was providing accurate information in the wake of Sandy. Jed Alpert: On election day, we’re working with a number of organizations to help get out the vote – including working with the Voter Information Project, Google, Voto Latino, and other organizations to provide a polling place locator for anyone who needs to know where their polling place is.

Mobile Commons Provides Polling Place Locator in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy – A Press Roundup

Mobile Commons

As a result, Mobile Commons made our polling place locator available for free to the State and City governments. Here are some of the press mentions and news stories that covered the polling place locator. New York-based company Mobile Commons has set up a texting service, using data from the Voting Information Project and Google’s Polling Place Locator to let those in affected states know where to vote. - CBS News. “In

Geolocation App Wayfiler To Change How To Browse Files and Websites

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Apps Press geolocation geolocation app infographic location data Wayfiler Float Mobile Learning announces Wayfiler, the geolocation app that helps you browse files and websites near you.

Instructional Design for Mediated Education | Blog | Location-Based Learning

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IDOS Blog IDT Roundtable Search Instructional Design for Mediated Education Blog Entry Location-Based Learning by Eruditio Loginquitas One comment 07 January 2010 In higher education, the uses of location-based learning seem to be limited to particular projects. One reads of examples of location-based learning in architectural classes where students may experience what a neighborhood may have looked like decades ago.

Moblogging with Location Tagging | Mobile Learning

mLearning

Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Moblogging with Location Tagging 20 07 2006 An interesting innovation – only available in the USA on selected Nokia handsets at the moment, but with potential educational applications if it’s made more widely available. A related Social Web tool, Socialight ( [link] ) allows people to post location-specific notes using words, pictures and sounds.

mLearning-World.com: From Leonard Low» Mobile Blogging + GPS data = Locoblog Mobile Learning

mLearning World

denCity: location-specific QR-Code project | Mobile Learning

mLearning

Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact denCity: location-specific QR-Code project 21 08 2006 denCIty is a student project originating in Germany, which is intended to create “virtual networks of real places&#. Using a mobile phone, users can take a picture of any QR-Code tag, which provides information on the location on the user’s mobile phone.

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mLearning-World.com: Gartner Names Hot Technologies With Greatest Potential Impact

mLearning World

on Wednesday identified the technologies it believes will have the greatest impact on businesses over the next 10 years, naming such hot areas as social-network analysis, collective intelligence, location-aware applications and event-driven architectures.

Californians Txt 4 Flu Info

Mobile Commons

Through Mobile Commons’ mobile messaging platform allows users to text in their zip code and receive vital flu related information including alerts when the vaccination is available, the nearest vaccination location and critical messaging regarding treatment and other information.

How to Choose The Best Online Employee Training Platform

Kitaboo

This allows your employees to improve their skill sets without having to worry about the location and time. With the employees struggling to meet work deadlines, enterprises always look for ways to improve productivity, time-management and offer on-demand training to their workforce.

QR Code generator extension for Firefox | Mobile Learning

mLearning

Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact QR Code generator extension for Firefox 6 09 2006 I just located an extension for PC-based Firefox browsers that allows automatic generation of a QR Code for the current URL.

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How can you get started?

mLearning is Good

Location aware applications (gaining popularity). location aware web/native apps with hooks to blogs, etc.). This is a series of posts related to our mobile learning session at the GMU/DAU E-Learning Symposium – Easy/Free ways to publish mobile learning content.

Digitization of Books – Reasons And Benefits of Going Online

Kitaboo

With digitization, the geographical location of the learners does not really remain a problem anymore. In the last few months, the pedagogical landscape has undergone a significant transformation.

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27 Benefits Listed for Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

While there may be a few items missing, this is about as complete a list as you get: Convenience (learning location). Convenience (assessment location). A recent review of research on mobile learning by Dr. Naomi Norman surveyed benefits for mobile learning as perceived by members of the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK. Convenience (timely learning). Reassurance. Flexibility. Relevance. Control of learning. Quick and easy access to information. Quick and easy communication.

7 Solutions to Enhance Engagement in Your Compliance Training

Kitaboo

Employees from geographically dispersed locations can participate in these discussions and benefit from the thoughts and ideas of their co-workers. Compliance, in a general sense of the word, means conforming to certain laws, polices, standards or specifications.

10 Features to Look for in Corporate Training Solutions

Kitaboo

It also helps in training employees across multiple locations, offering a seamless user experience. Corporate training solutions have evolved over time. No longer is it a tool for imparting knowledge only.

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

Kitaboo

Since your training material will be used across geographies, the software should also allow you to standardize the course content across locations. It has several advantages to its credit, the main being that it gives learners greater control over their learning, access to a rich repository of resources, and a platform for interaction with peers, thought leaders, subject experts, within the organization and across locations.

8 Surprising Topics at #MWC17

Float Mobile Learning

Conferences are ideal locations for gathering business intelligence about a specific industry. There are presentations revealing the latest thinking in the field, and exhibitors want to show off their sparkling new ideas. Even at a distance, looking at the online program of a major conference can point to where an industry is heading. With that … The post 8 Surprising Topics at #MWC17 appeared first on Float.

What are the Best Employee Training Tools for Your Business?

Kitaboo

ProProfs LMS: Some of its interesting features include: You can maintain all your online learning and development content in a single location.

mLearning: ‘Using Your Senses’

mLearning is Good

Through the browser, you have access to geolocation through the devices location sensors (GPS and WiFi can be used to access the location of the device [link] And with native applications, you can access the camera, accelerometer, GPS location and any other sensors on the device. Much of mLearning has to do with repurposing existing content or building modules similar to other eLearning modules.

Benefits of a Digital Library for Associations and Non-Profit Organizations

Kitaboo

Creating a digital library where all documents, old and new, are located in a centralized location will help you manage all your current and future data needs seamlessly.