Location-Based Mobile Learning On The Way

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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

Reporting for Jury Duty: How SMS is Driving Civic Engagement

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The jurors got a daily text for three days before their reporting date and a final text on the morning of this date. The California Department of Public Health created a text message flu shot locator as part of an anti-H1N1 vaccination campaign.

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UNICEF Report on Children, ICTs and Development

Steve Vosloo

Yesterday a new UNICEF report Children, ICT and Development: Capturing the potential, meeting the challenges was officially launched. I was one of the interviewees for the report. From the handy list of the report’s key messages , a few stand out for me: ICTs and development.

Anonymous SMS Program Allows Teens to Report Bullying at Schools

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One of the biggest problems with bullying is how uncomfortable it is for victims or witnesses to report it. Feelings of shame or fear often hinder young adults from reporting bullying to the proper authorities.

M-Learning Game Report

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M-learning—the combination of e-learning with mobile technologies—captures the very nature of e-learning by providing users with independence from the constraints of time and location. The full 5 page report is available here.

Location Blogging for Free without Software!

Cell Phones in Learning

application that couples with cell phones for location blogging. 3) Select the type of map you want to create (Public, Semi-Private, or Private) 4) Give your map a topic, name, web location, and icon 5) Now your map is ready for posting. Finally!

Location Blogging for Free without Software!

Cell Phones in Learning

application that couples with cell phones for location blogging. 3) Select the type of map you want to create (Public, Semi-Private, or Private) 4) Give your map a topic, name, web location, and icon 5) Now your map is ready for posting. Finally!

Crisis Text Line Uses SMS Data Mining to Save Lives

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In addition to information that is automatically saved to our text messaging platform, such as the time stamps of incoming messages and geographic location, counselors can infer or gather additional data about the teens who text in, including the type of issue, gender, and age.

2009 Horizon Report Focus on Mobile Learning

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Yesterday the New Media Center (NMC), along with EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), released their 2009 Horizon Report. This 36-page annual report identifies Mobiles now with a time-to adoption of one year or less, from the two to three years identified in 2008. The executive report states: “Already considered as another component of the network on many campuses, mobiles continue to evolve rapidly. You can download the report here

6 Drivers Of mLearning In The Workplace

Upside Learning

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.

Flickr for Location-based Learning | Mobile Learning

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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.

Emerging trends in education and mobile learning

Steve Vosloo

Some of the ideas are drawn from the NMC Horizon Report 2013: K-12 Edition , for which I was on the advisory board. The NMC Horizon Report 2013: K-12 Edition report highlights this as a significant challenge. Learning that is time-dependent and location-dependent is not an option for everyone anymore. It is on the one-year horizon for the NMC Horizon Report (along with cloud computing).

The Question Of Why (Not) eLearning On iPads Or Tablets?

Upside Learning

Mobile Learning is being loosely attributed to any learning activity that is not location bound, which is very surprising! 2012 saw the re-emergence of ‘Mobile learning’ or ‘mLearning’ as “new” (ok, not really new) buzzwords in L&D and Training circles around the world.

What I Learnt About Mobile Learning Design

Upside Learning

I recently came across a report on the Deloitte website , which estimates that global Smartphone market sales will touch 375 million by the end of 2011.

Report: Sydney AUC iPhone SDK Workshop

mLearning

By the third day our brains were pretty much bursting… but we were pushed harder conceptually, exploring the Core Animation and Core Location frameworks.

Report: Sydney AUC iPhone SDK Workshop

mLearning

By the third day our brains were pretty much bursting… but we were pushed harder conceptually, exploring the Core Animation and Core Location frameworks.

Moblogging with Location Tagging | Mobile Learning

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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.

Text IRENE to 877877 to report hurricane damages

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By texting IRENE to 877877 , residents can report on damage in their area and, thanks to Ushahidi’s mapping capabilities, the reports will be plotted on a map of the city here. You can check out the map at the Irene Recover Map site and text in to report events in your own area.

The Daily News Reports Bus Time’s Expansion into Manhattan

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” Bus Time uses GPS technology to let commuters text to find the location of the closest bus. Bus Time is expanding into Manhattan – and the Daily News has the story. The New York periodical interviewed MTA officials and excited commuters who are eagerly anticipating a more streamlined daily routine. “MTA Bus Time is a game changer and a service that greatly enhances our customers’ experience with bus travel,” MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast said.

Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

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Location-Aware Computing. 2009 Horizon Report. 7 Things You Should Know About Location-Aware Applications. I’ve spent an inordinately long time writing a whitepaper on mobile learning trying to expound our thoughts about it and how it might be used in the workplace. I’ve been doing some research around it and I’ve documented some of the better links I’ve come across.

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

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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.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

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And more advanced operating systems combined with embedded chips will provide support for new forms of proximity computing using Near Field Communication (“NFC”) thus allowing new kinds of location-based services for learning.

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How Text Messaging Will Change for the Better in 2016

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At the core is a mobile app that allows prospective sellers to input information, receive a quote, and schedule a runner to haul away the item, reports TechCrunch. Cloe provides personalized recommendations based on the user’s preferences, location and other people’s reviews.

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.

IBM Study Shows Consumers Want More Mobile Interaction While Shopping

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After analyzing survey data from over 100,000 consumers from 19 different countries, the report concluded that people heavily favored the use of mobile for consumer outreach: 42% of people said they would be willing to share their mobile phone number in exchange for text messages.

Text Message Appointment Reminders Improve Bottom Line for Healthcare Providers

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Texts, the company reports, have a 30 percent response rate compared to a 23 percent response rate for phone calls and 12 percent for emails. Apptoto reports that the best time to send a message to patients is at 6 p.m.

How to Sound like an SMS Pro

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A new report by Salesforce found that 58% of marketers plan to substantially increase their budget for text messaging within the next year. The report also found that 35% of marketers already use SMS to welcome their customers, and 84% of them claim it to be highly effective.

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5 Times Your Texting Dinner Date Might Actually be a Good Person

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Most of us love our phones, so much so that 89% of people report using their phone in a social setting. And yet, a reported 82% of adults say that using a cell phone in front of other people can hurt the conversation and atmosphere of the gathering.

5 Ways “Green Thumbs” Can Text for the Environment

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For their recent “Retree the District” campaign, subscribers were asked to text in suggestions for planting locations for 1,000 trees. Fuel Freedom promoted a text message call to action as a way for people to receive updates about the movie, such as the release date and theater locations.

Horizon 2009 Report « Electric Archaeology: Digital Media for Learning and Research

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The Horizon Reports describe the continuing work of the New Media Consortium (NMC)’s Horizon Project, a long-running qualitative research project that seeks to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have a large impact on teaching, learning, research, or creative expression within learning-focused organizations. The report includes numerous links and examples of emerging projects that really push the boundaries. Location ( [link] ) is one such service.

How Your Text Message Inbox Has Changed for the Better

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One article reported that 97 percent of all marketing messages sent by SMS are opened , a drastic improvement from typical email marketing efforts. Passengers can text their location or bus stop code and receive an instant response telling them how far away the next bus is.

Johns Hopkins Survey Finds Strong Potential for Text Message Interventions

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The survey focused on a diverse group of 250 low-income, inner city, pregnant and postpartum women located in the Baltimore area. Researchers have been publishing studies for years on the effectiveness of text messaging on improving healthcare outcomes.

mLearning-World.com: (Ambient Insight) US Mobile Learning Market Reaches $460 Million in 2006

mLearning World

Seattle, WA ( PRWEB ) November 28, 2006 -- Ambient Insight today announced two reports on the 2006-2011 US Mobile Learning market.

Four Ways to Build Healthier Communities with Text Messaging

Mobile Commons

Citizens can text in their zip code to receive the location of the nearest health facility in a matter of seconds using a text message locator service. The “Stop H1N1” flu vaccine campaign allowed people to text in their zip code to locate the nearest flu shot provider. Following the campaign, the CDPH sent out a survey and discovered that an astounding 33% of respondents received a flu shot at the suggested location.

John Hopkins Survey Finds Strong Potential for Text Message Interventions

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The survey focused on a diverse group of 250 low-income, inner city, pregnant and postpartum women located in the Baltimore area. Researchers have been publishing studies for years on the effectiveness of text messaging on improving healthcare outcomes.

How SMS Alerts Are Helping Curb Africa’s Ebola Outbreak

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During New York City’s Hurricane Irene, NYC residents could text in to report flood damage or find out if they were in a flood zone. During Hurricane Katrina, people used text messaging to broadcast their location when no other communication channels – including phone calls – were unavailable.

Mobiles, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Merge — MobileBeyond

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As mobile smart phone applications, mobile data, the wireless Internet and smartphones morphed into location aware systems, the need for augmented reality disappeared.

Erik Duval’s Weblog

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Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments » Snowflakes at Time Magazine 25 March 2009 by erikduval As reported by the IHT , Time is experimenting with snowflaking their magazines: I expect much more experimentation in this space.

Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow | MobileBehavior

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Cameraphones are put to use during Math Geometry Hunt to find and capture a variety of geometric figures to then report back to class.

Meet Cloe, Your New Text Messaging Personal Assistant

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Cloe provides recommendations based upon your preferences, your location, and other people’s reviews. She can even help you find your date – when the reporter who reviewed Cloe was supposed to meet up with Hildebrand, Cloe was able to describe what he was wearing!