Mobile Learning + Mining and Metals

Float Mobile Learning

By monitoring the companies who have been frequent visitors to our website, downloading our content, and reaching out to our personnel, we determined which vertical markets are most … The post Mobile Learning + Mining and Metals appeared first on Float. With the question of who exactly is interested in mobile learning, in the back of our mind, Float decided to get down to the bottom of things.

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Crisis Text Line Uses SMS Data Mining to Save Lives

Mobile Commons

How the Crisis Text Line creates data mines. Data mining can be used by every organization to gain insights and achieve better results. The post Crisis Text Line Uses SMS Data Mining to Save Lives appeared first on Mobile Commons. Text messaging’s trademark is fast, efficient communication. But did you know that analyzing data from text messaging campaigns can uncover insights about your mobile users and lead to bigger discoveries? That’s right.

The Top 10 Industries Interested in Mobile Learning

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Industry News Mobile Strategy Newsletter Research agriculture defense and space eLearning government admin HR industries industries interested in mlearning industries interested in mobile learning learning mining and metals mLearning mobile mobile learning mobile learning in restaurants mobile technology pharmaceuticals research retail telecommunications Top 10Have you ever wondered what industries are interested in mobile learning?

How You Can Use Data Mining to Unearth Solid Gold Insights and Reach More People

Mobile Commons

Much ink has been spilled about how data mining can transform your organization’s outreach. But it can be confusing, on a practical level, to figure out where to even start to mine. Do Something’s Data Mining Process. The data mining presentation starts at 19:30.) How do you use your organization’s data to reach more members? Fortunately, the data wizards at DoSomething.org are here to help.

10 Reasons BlackBerry Can Survive and Even Thrive

Mobile Learning Edge

Research in Motion (RIM), the makers of the BlackBerry smartphones, and the Playbook tablet, is a current client of mine. Many people are predicting their demise, so it is good to note Natasha Lomas’s article at Silicon.com on 10 reasons why RIM can survive and even thrive. The reasons range from RIM’s focus on security to “the stickiness of BBM&# (BlackBerry Messager). I agree.

A Baker’s Dozen Mobile Learning Definitions

Mobile Learning Edge

Francesco Pucci, a senior e-learning consultant with Teeled in Italy, has compiled 12 definitions of mobile learning, and one anti-definition (mine), on his blog, Parrot Science. His list of definitions is presented humorously, from a wide variety of sources.

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The Future Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

What is important is that we are now building enough computing and storage power ‘in the cloud’ to process and make sense of this data – sophisticated data mining. Last week Amit and I made a small presentation to the Mobile Learning MOOC (MobiMOOC) about the possibilities in the future of mobile learning.

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Top 10 Use Cases of Mobile Training Solutions

Kitaboo

Mining & Metals Industry: Digital tools are being used to notify and update management and workers on operations, troubleshoot problems and improve production. Technological advances have made people addicted to their portable devices be it smartphones, tablets or laptops. With mobile devices, people have instant access to a sea of information. These devices are constantly abuzz with reminders, alerts and notifications, leading to similar expectations of employees from the workplace.

Artificial Intelligence in Education: Your Weekend Long Reads

Steve Vosloo

Humans, while inefficient at searching, sorting and mining data, for example, are good at understanding, empathy and relationships. Continuing the focus on artificial intelligence (AI) , this weekend looks at it in education. 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.

3 Essential Themes for Mobile Learning Systems

Upside Learning

The idea that we could actually develop systems that mine ‘meaning’ and ‘knowledge’ from the routine life-streams of hundreds of individuals is something that fascinates me, it would offer a tool for learning the sort never seen before. This takes on a post I wrote several weeks ago, that spoke about four themes that will (and not five) predominate learning in the future.

Every Big Data Algorithm Needs a Storyteller – Your Weekend Long Reads

Steve Vosloo

Firstly, organisations that mine big data need to become interpreters of their algorithms. The use of big data by public institutions is increasingly shaping peoples’ lives. In the USA, algorithms influence the criminal justice system through risk assessment and predictive policing systems, drive energy allocation and change educational system through new teacher evaluation tools.

Cell Phones in Learning Radio Show is BACK!! AND Improved!

Cell Phones in Learning

Larry is a former student of Jeff's and mine. Starting this Wednesday, Feb. Cell Phones in Learning's live radio show will return at our new time.8:30 30 pm. It is a 30 minute show (so it can be your lead-in to the EdTechTalk 9:00pm shows). First, let me say that I could not host alone. I found it too difficult to monitor the chat room and speak coherently at the same time. Therefore I have brought on board my co-instructor at Michigan, Jeff Stanzler. His twitter ID is "stanz".

Cell Phones in Learning Radio Show is BACK!! AND Improved!

Cell Phones in Learning

Larry is a former student of Jeff's and mine. Starting this Wednesday, Feb. Cell Phones in Learning's live radio show will return at our new time.8:30 30 pm. It is a 30 minute show (so it can be your lead-in to the EdTechTalk 9:00pm shows). First, let me say that I could not host alone. I found it too difficult to monitor the chat room and speak coherently at the same time. Therefore I have brought on board my co-instructor at Michigan, Jeff Stanzler. His twitter ID is "stanz".

Are the robots taking over? Augment your reality, don't lose it!

moblearn

Mine were all in the tradition of Adult Learning. When is technology helping, and when does it hinder? How can you ensure "enthusiasm for the new" doesn't blind you to what is good right now?

mLearning Feature Sets: Possibilities Wide & Deep

mLearning Trends

In many cases, learning while mobile may not be about assigned content at all and be much more about providing just-in-time access to a variety of on-demand resources and reference materials which can be read and mined for relevant information at the time of need. It has certainly been a "month of Sundays" since I last posted to this blog and I offer apologies for not sharing more throughout what has proved to be a very busy and productive summer and fall season.

Trail Ride to Float Mobile Learning Symposium

mLearning Trends

My other goal is to connect with other rodeo riders (and clowns) like me and learn as much from their time in the saddle as I have mine. We are about thirty days out from the Float Mobile LearningSymposium and I am getting excited! I’m ready to pack my saddle bags, mount the proverbial horse and head up the cattle trail to Chicago for this year’s event to be held at startup incubator 1871 and in conjunction with TechWeek 2012 Conference in Chicago.

Two Examples of how Brands are still not Joining the Social Media Conversation

mLearning Revolution

I still have mine and now that I have more time, I’ve been reading it again, of course this time on my Kindle Fire. A couple of years ago, whenever someone did a presentation on Social Media, most likely the last slide in the presentation would read ‘Join the Conversation.”. I did a few and I had a slide like that at the end, encouraging people to join Twitter for example in order to learn what customers were saying about their Brand or documentation or eLearning courses.

TXT'ing the Library.a new way of reference

Cell Phones in Learning

An interesting article came across my email from a colleague of mine in literacy. It is about libraries starting to take advantage of students' interest in text messaging by providing a library reference service through text messaging. This is currently being done in Australia, and the nice feature is that the librarians use email to communicate with the text messages since they are more comfortable with email and it is often easier to type quickly.

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TXT'ing the Library.a new way of reference

Cell Phones in Learning

An interesting article came across my email from a colleague of mine in literacy. It is about libraries starting to take advantage of students' interest in text messaging by providing a library reference service through text messaging. This is currently being done in Australia, and the nice feature is that the librarians use email to communicate with the text messages since they are more comfortable with email and it is often easier to type quickly.

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Survey Results: Favorite Cell to Web or Web to Cell tool!

Cell Phones in Learning

KevinByers @ lkolb Mine polleverywhere.com. I asked my educator friends on twitter to share their favorite cell to web or web to cell application. I want to thank everyone who replied. There were some of the expected outcomes such as Google sms or Flickr Mobile, but I was surprised at how many more obscure sites were referenced. A few of those that stand out are Loopt, Evernote, and Mofuse. Below are the ranked results. #1)

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Survey Results: Favorite Cell to Web or Web to Cell tool!

Cell Phones in Learning

KevinByers @ lkolb Mine polleverywhere.com. I asked my educator friends on twitter to share their favorite cell to web or web to cell application. I want to thank everyone who replied. There were some of the expected outcomes such as Google sms or Flickr Mobile, but I was surprised at how many more obscure sites were referenced. A few of those that stand out are Loopt, Evernote, and Mofuse. Below are the ranked results. #1)

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Cloud Computing: money and mobilty

mLearning World

Mine was via my parents in 1988 - the screen was CGA with wait for it - 3 colours! by Jonathan Nalder mLearnxyz.net So what does mobile learning have to do with ‘cloud computing’? And just what is ‘cloud computing’? Anyone who has been into tech for even 10 years will remember the big step it was to buy that first PC. It cost over $2500 at the time. So did our next PC - a 386. So did the next, a Pentium IV. My latest machine, a Macbook Pro also cost just over this same $2500 line.

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Jane in Java 2: mLearning in my school

mLearning World

I have heard from a friend of mine who used to work in Japan that SMS is used to track students as they move from tutoring class to tutoring class. A teacher's report on mLearning from: Jane in Java 2: mLearning in my school Jane in Java 2 reports- Have you had experience using m-learning devices in a learning environment?Currently Currently the use of mobile phones at my school is more directed at the parents rather than the students.

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Learn to Walk before You Run: Why Your Mobile Marketing Strategy Should Start with SMS

Mobile Commons

Secondly, SMS allows you to engage in conversations with and data mine your customers. As the number of people who own smartphones increases, so does the amount of money that companies are pouring into mobile marketing. A new report by Forrester Research , however, points out that marketing leaders are pouring money into the wrong sectors of mobile marketing. What marketing leaders are doing wrong when it comes to mobile.

The Million Project!

Cell Phones in Learning

Nobel also invented dynamite for the sole purpose of help in mine work. I was reading Scott McLeod's Dangerously Irrelevant blog post about video footage that high school students secretly took with their cell phones during class. Scott posed the question, "Cell phone cameras in the K-12 classroom: Punishable offenses or student-citizen journalism?"

The Million Project!

Cell Phones in Learning

Nobel also invented dynamite for the sole purpose of help in mine work. I was reading Scott McLeod's Dangerously Irrelevant blog post about video footage that high school students secretly took with their cell phones during class. Scott posed the question, "Cell phone cameras in the K-12 classroom: Punishable offenses or student-citizen journalism?"

The other great mobile education movement

uLearning Blog

Ok I know I said three – but this one is not one of mine – Flash support. I am aware dear reader that much of my writings on how learning is handling the inevitable rise of ubiquitous computing centre’s around the iPhone/iPod touch/iPad platform.

Beyond the basics of mobile device rollouts: ideas for the learning environment

uLearning Blog

And if your school has anything like the strained budget of mine, its a challenge that could be posed like this: “How can we creatively adapt to the unique space and accessory needs of a mobile device project, without the total cost of ownership of the project making the whole thing too expensive?”. So, you’ve decided to give these new-fangled mobile devices a place at your 21st century education (a term I use because I know so many can’t stand it) table. Your students will thank you.

UNESCO report: A mobile reading revolution

Steve Vosloo

Mobiles for reading is a passion of mine. Mobile phones offer a new channel to literature and an opportunity to improve literacy that is revolutionary. Such is the conclusion of the recently released report by UNESCO titled Reading in the Mobile Era ( infographic ). Millions of people do not read for one reason: they do not have access to text. But today mobile phones and cellular networks are transforming a scarce resource into an abundant one.

Create Oral Quizzes & Speech to Text Transcripts with Google Voice

Cell Phones in Learning

here is mine below.feel free to try it out! The voice mail web resource Grandcentral is now Google Voice , and there have been some big improvements. Google Voice is still in private beta (you can request an account), but fortunately I have been able to use my old Grandcentral account in Google Voice.

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Create Oral Quizzes & Speech to Text Transcripts with Google Voice

Cell Phones in Learning

here is mine below.feel free to try it out! The voice mail web resource Grandcentral is now Google Voice , and there have been some big improvements. Google Voice is still in private beta (you can request an account), but fortunately I have been able to use my old Grandcentral account in Google Voice.

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#LWF11 Festival of Learning & Technology: My Best Of

uLearning Blog

So, I’d like to share here which of these talks I found the most inspiring, and hope they may provide the great start to your year that they did to mine: (I’ll include direct viewing links as well as links to download the podcasts via iTunes). I recently had the great opportunity to attend the Learning Without Frontiers ‘festival of learning and technology’ in the UK in January of this year.

Learn 4 Life » What happens when you give a class of 8 year old children an iPod touch each?

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Peter Barrett, an old colleague of mine, had told me about the seed of this idea some months back. Learn 4 Life Blog About Advertising FAQ Consultancy/ clients Contact Second Life Consultancy What happens when you give a class of 8 year old children an iPod touch each?

The Fourth R… | Mobile Learning

mLearning

Other examples of “reinterpreting&# data include: “mining&# a database for aggregate data, or using a mobile device to digitally interpret a 2D Barcode or aid or perform Optical Character Recognition (OCR) on text scanned with a mobile device.

Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch

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The other three students currently without an iPod touch will have the teachers devices -including mine. As our schools in Victoria move towards deploying 1-to-1 netbook programs , we need to be aware that at the same time, whether part of a formal project such as mine, or by individual choice, many students and teachers are purchasing mobile devices, especially the iPod touch or the iPhone.

Blackboard’s iPad App and its implications

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Mobile iEducator | the world of mobile learning

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Tags: 3 yearold , 4 year old , Apple , applications , arcade games , education , fun , handheld , iPhone , iTouch , k-6 , learn , learning , mobile learning , preschool , school , shapes , students , trends 1 Welcome to Mobile iEducator Posted by Kathy on Aug 3, 2009 in Uncategorized A friend of mine just developed a very cool application for the Apple iTools (iPods, iTouches, iPhones).

Constructivism and Mobile Learning | Mobile Learning

mLearning

I have to say, looking back through your posts, that I really like what you have written here, even though it is apparent that your context is different to mine. (I’m Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Constructivism and Mobile Learning 24 05 2006 I’ve recently become very interested in the special strengths of mobile learning that promote Constructivist approaches to learning.

Only Dead Fish: The Mobile Future

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Linearity of Expectation (LoE): What can mobiles teach us about scaling-up ICT4D?

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The ideas shared here are mine and do not necessarily reflect those of my employer. skip to main | skip to sidebar Linearity of Expectation (LoE) Thoughts about learning, technology, international development, and other random topics. Hopefully, all of these musings will add up to something. About Me James BonTempo Baltimore, MD, United States Im a technology advisor for a non-profit global health organization.

Least (Lowest) Common Denominator is Bad? | Mobile Learning

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Cheers Anne Paterson Chief Education Officer Access and General Education Curriculum Centre TAFE NSW 6 10 2006 Leonard Low (12:38:19) : Excellent Anne, I have bookmarked your blog and look forward to seeing more of your ideas and discussing them on your blog and on mine. Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Least (Lowest) Common Denominator is Bad?

Four R’s Model and Mobile Learning Activities | Mobile Learning

mLearning

Data mining: searching a mobile database for trends and patterns in data 2D Barcodes: a “bridge” between print/screen and mobile devices. Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Four R’s Model and Mobile Learning Activities 11 08 2006 Repost of posting to EdNa forums , with other commentary here. A summary of previous theorisings on this model, here and here , supplemented with diagrams.

Learning in Hand Blog by Tony Vincent

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A current favorite of mine for comics, by the way, is [link] posted by Tony Vincent atWednesday, October 07, 2009 3:49:00 AM Jonathan, I don't know of speech-to-text for iPhone/iPod touch. Create It in Your Hand, Share It with the World Below is some of my 30 minute talk at Handheld Learning 2009 in London. The presentation is called Create It in Your Hand, Share It with the World. I decided to become a teacher when I was in sixth grade.