Set Your Mobile Device Policy For 2014

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Get ready to handle all of the new devices that will hit your organization''s network later this year with Float''s report covering BYOD and more device policies. Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy Newsletter byod BYOT policy

Employing Mobile Device Sensors for Enhanced Learning Experiences

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Float''s August 2013 mobile learning newsletter looks at using sensors house in your mobile devices to enhance learning. Newsletter Pedagogy and Learning mobile affordances mobile device sensors Wayfiler

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8 Ways to Use Sound With Your Mobile Device

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Mobile Apps Mobile Devices Newsletter audio mobile affordances sound Smartphones are capable of recognizing various audio inputs, allowing for secure authentication, annotation and translation.

Why Recycling Our Mobile Devices Is Critical

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The post Why Recycling Our Mobile Devices Is Critical appeared first on Float. Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy circular economy recycling reuse virtualizationThe enterprise plays a pivotal role in the move away from the “take-make-dispose” pattern of product manufacturing and toward a “reduce, reuse, recover, and recycle” strategy.

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

New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Prob- lems and 7 Solutions Mobile Learning is Here to Stay With the introduction of the Apple iPhone and iPad, a mobile computing revolution. dissemination of the past, these devices are often being introduced in the workplace.

Classroom Mobile Device Safety Contract (sample)

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The first week of school is an opportunity for teachers (along side of their students) to develop a mobile device safety and etiquette contract that promotes a positive mobile mental health in their classroom community.

Using Mobile Devices to Increase Community Engagement

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After blogging about the use of mobile devices from the perspective of classroom instruction and student learning for over five years, I now find myself considering how these same tools that can be used to help students learn can also be used to strengthen the home-school connection.

Research: New Uses for Mobile Devices in Healthcare

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Research EHR EMR Float Mobile Learning Primer health care hospitals mam mdm mhealth-tag mobile application management mobile device management mobile medicineYesterday, we announced the release of the final series of our healthcare research. Throughout the rest of this week, we’ll preview what these documents contain. The wonderful thing about tablets such [.].

Interesting Study on Mobile Device Addictiveness

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Here’s a link to a Yahoo news story about mobile device addiction. This is a quick and interesting read, and it speaks to the fondness that many people have for their mobile devices. Mobile devices definitely hold a special place in our lives, and therefore they hold a whole new place in our culture. Stanford University did a study on iPhone use and feelings about the iPhone within their student population.

Using Mobile Devices as Research Tools

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Because traditional e-learning has mostly been about presentations and activities designed by expert instructors, distributed to learners via desktop and laptop screens, we tend to forget the power of the

Mobile Devices and the Flipped Classroom Model

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Throughout this blog, we have always looked at the application of mobile devices in learning. I, for one, have always had the belief that mobile devices can be used to help student achieve in their learning because of the flexibility and access to content and collaboration tools that mobile devices allow. In the post, we will consider the use of mobile devices within the Flipped Classroom method.

Mobile Devices in Education Survey

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If you have a few minutes please take the Mobile Devices in Education Survey (it is from Totem Brand Strategy). Teachers! They are drawing 10 winners randomly and each will win $100 USD. They plan to close it in 10 days (April 18). See Contest Rules at beginning of survey.

Goldilocks and the Three Mobile Devices

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Mobile Development Mobile Technology resolution screen sizeOnce upon a time, there was a little girl named Goldilocks. She went for a walk in the forest. She was enjoying her walk and wanted to listen to some [.].

Mobile Devices in Education Survey

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If you have a few minutes please take the Mobile Devices in Education Survey (it is from Totem Brand Strategy). Teachers! They are drawing 10 winners randomly and each will win $100 USD. They plan to close it in 10 days (April 18). See Contest Rules at beginning of survey.

The Unique Affordances of Mobile Learning

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With more than 20 unique affordances, mobile learning designers and developers should work toward understanding the potentially complex possibilities available to them.

What To Do When Sales Team Members Use Mobile Devices For Personal Use

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The real problem isn''t accessing social media or using devices for personal reasons. Mobile Strategy byod personal use policy social media Let them. Rather, it''s about making sure they''re still achieving the tasks and goals expected of them.

Three Ways to Use Mobile Devices in Workplace Learning

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Mobile learning is certainly a hot discussion topic with elearning and training solutions providers in Australia – like anywhere else in the world. I’m of the opinion that there are 3 primary types of usage for mobile devices in the context of learning.

mLearning is Bigger than Mobile Devices. The “m” is for Multiscreen.

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In a previous post entitled The “m” in mLearning means More , I made a case for why I believe mobile learning has vastly more potential than eLearning, in no small part because of all the sensor superpowers built into mobile devices. mLearning is bigger than mobile devices.

Mobile Devices in the Classroom: is this really mobile learning?

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8th, I outlined how the definition of mobile learning has changed over the last 15 years or so. In my first post for this blog, on Aug. We have moved [.]. Pedagogy and Learning

How To Bring Mobile Devices To Their Senses And Extend Our Performance

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Mobile technologies, in particular, can detect even more. The post How To Bring Mobile Devices To Their Senses And Extend Our Performance appeared first on Float. Industry News Mobile Development Pedagogy and Learning computer vision geolocation magnetoreception Project Tango TAOAll five of our senses can be replicated by computers. So how does this phenomenon help with human performance?

Mobile Devices and 21st Century Skills: Part 1 – Communication

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Back in 2007 when I began this blog, the main thrust was sharing ideas about why mobile devices can improve teaching and learning. Many in the education system are much more willing to accept mobile devices as learning tools.

Mobile Devices: Breaking Through the Walled Garden

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I am a fan of the HowStuffWorks podcast “Stuff You Should Know” Recently, I listened to the episode titled, “What’s The Future of the Internet” and the discussion on net neutrality and the walled garden of devices got me thinking about how device and OS manufacturers are restricting our experience of the Internet and the implication this could have to learning in general and mobile learning in particular.

Healthcare…Mobile devices…lessons for learning?

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Two questions: Do you let employees use their personal mobile devices for learning? How do you protect company information on their device? Does he wait until I report updates or does it come to his mobile device he uses to check his vacation property and personal stock updates? The article, “Doing More with Mobile Devices in Healthcare: Eliminating the Security Compromise.”

Mobile Devices and the Flipped Classroom Model

The Mobile Learner

Throughout this blog, we have always looked at the application of mobile devices in learning. I have always discussed the flexibility of digital devices as it related to both the consumption and production of content by both teachers and students.

Mobile Devices as Musical Devices

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Using an iPhone as a musical device is an interesting application of a cell phone. While known as a music player designed to allow users to consume music, developers have created apps that can transform the iPhone into a musical device to create music as well. This, however, is not the only way to use an iPhone as a musical device.

From Semantic Search to Social Search using Mobile Devices

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Starting about 1970, the Internet was built on a base of text; most early communications between computers were text messages or documents. Then, in 1992, Tim Berners-Lee invented the World [.]. Apps Search semantic search social search

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Using Cameras as Powerful Mobile Learning Tools

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Mobile affords us the opportunity to use cameras in our smartphones and tablets to engage users in learning. Mobile Devices Pedagogy and Learning cameras for learning mobile device cameras smartphone cameras tablet cameras

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Workers Favoring Mobile Devices Over Laptops

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52% of the 1400 respondents said they could see themselves using their smart phone as their only computing device (if manufacturers continue to improve those devices). This evidence is relevant because it demonstrates the acceptance and reliance on mobile devices for productivity tasks beyond voice calls and basic email. What I see here is that mobile workers are building trust in their devices to do a lot of the things they once thought possible only with a PC.

Designing Content for the Mobile Device

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Food for thought on a Friday afternoon: The pervasiveness of mobile devices is ushering in a new age of learning pedagogies, making us examine and question how knowledge is organized and interrelated. So how do we evolve our text to be delivered in a way that is suitable for consumption on a mobile device and specifically, for learning? via Mobile Learning & the Evolution of Content Delivery | Mobile Learning Blog.

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Flash Lite on More Mobile Devices Means More Mobile Devices with Rich E-Learning Content

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Microsoft is now licensing Flash Lite for Windows Mobile. This is a good thing if you’re hoping to develop or port e-Learning content to Windows Mobile Devices. Think simulations, games and other traditional Flash e-Learning on your mobile device.

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Mobile Devices: Breaking Through the Walled Garden

The Mobile Learner

I am a fan of the HowStuffWorks podcast “Stuff You Should Know” Recently, I listened to the episode titled, “What’s The Future of the Internet” and the discussion on net neutrality and the walled garden of devices got me thinking about how device and OS manufacturers are restricting our experience of the Internet and the implication this could have to learning in general and mobile learning in particular.

10 Reasons Why Mobile Learning Is More Secure Than Desktop Learning

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Get up to speed on how to secure your mobile learning efforts, ensure your data is safe, and track and record usage.

Is it mLearning when you Learn from doing a Google Search on a Mobile Device?

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My post on whether “ eLearning on Tablets is really Mobile Learning ” generated quite a bit of interest, with lots of ReTweets and replies on Twitter, many Blog comments, at least 71 people casted their votes, and at least two other bloggers posted their own thoughts based on my post.

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Peripheral Vision Turns Mobile Phone Cameras Into Watchdogs

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New mobile learning apps could use immersive, panoramic footage taken with a mobile device''s camera. Industry News Mobile Apps Mobile Devices mobile device cameras Surround-See

News is king of content on mobile devices

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Mobile devices are used to consume media of all types, but the Pew Research Center reports that news is the number one thing that Americans access on their devices. We use our mobile devices frequently, but for short periods of time in most cases and that follows the byte-sized model so news may be a natural fit. We may be able to take a lesson from news sources as we create our mobile learning.

The Hottest New Mobile Device is a “Dumb Phone”

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If you’ve been following the news from the Mobile World Congress (and who hasn’t), you may notice the big buzz has all been around an old phone. There won’t be any app store or mobile games, unless you count a revamped-version of flip phone stalwart Snake.

Mobile Learning 911: How to Use Your Mobile Device in an Emergency

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It’s no secret how mobile devices have been used to document emergencies. Research Chad Udell Gary Woodill mhealth-tag mobile emergencies mobile health mobile researchA ferryboat passenger gave the world its first glimpse of the remarkable “miracle on the Hudson” in January [.].

Mobile Devices and 21st Century Skills: Part 2 – Knowledge Construction

The Mobile Learner

In the first post of this series on mobile devices and 21st century skills, I focused in the use of mobile devices in developing communication skills. We move now to a discussion in the use if mobile devices and knowledge construction. Similar to what is stated above, mobile devices can easily support information attainment by allowing students to access information online.

Mobile Devices in Research Labs

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We are beginning to see the future of mobile devices with information coming out of research labs. With location awareness, accelerometers and orientation sensors, plus increased storage and processing power, the devices we carry have powerful capabilities to improve our lives. An article in MIT's Technology Review showcases Palo Alto Research Center's (PARC) mobile software, Magitti, which suggests things to do based u.

The Powerful Combination of Mobile Devices and Learning Apps

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In discussing the use of mobile devices, it is easy to forget that the educational and productive power of mobile devices comes through the integration of the devices with other tools. Mobile Devices and Literacy. Mobile Devices and Numeracy.

Thoughts on the Current State of Mobile Devices

The Mobile Learner

Only a few short years ago, when mobile devices were still mainly cell phones and music players, the thought of a mobile revolution supplanting the computer revolution seemed distant. However, we have seen a major shift in the way we use communication technologies mainly because wireless access to the Internet has improved dramatically and major investments have been made, and continue to be made, in mobile hardware and software. Desktop vs. Mobile OS.

SCORM Implementation For Mobile Devices

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Recently we’ve made the UpsideLMS compatible to mobile devices and also launched a new version – UpsideLMS Version 4.0. While ensuring compliance, we encountered some interesting issues in the implementation of SCORM and found very little help online about implementing SCORM for mobile devices. Mobile devices have limitations: - Screen size. For identifying devices we used the information in request headers.

Speak Up 2009: The biggest Obstacle to Using Technology in Ed.Not Being Able to Use Student's Own Mobile Devices!

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Very interesting research has just been published by the Tomorrow Group (Speak Up 2009) about mobile phones and education. 63% of parents say they would buy their child a cell phone if they knew it would be used for educational purposes ONLY 18% of parents dismiss mobile devices as not having a positive impact on learning. Here are a few highlights: PARENTS SAY YES!