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SMS Nation: Mobile Strategists, Renewing Library Books, And Child Services Support

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Mobile strategists are the hottest new hire. Technology has always created new job positions – and the rising star right now is that of the mobile strategist. According to an article on Mobile Marketing Watch , “75% of companies have created roles to unify, manage, and deploy mobile strategy across the organization.”. 40% focus on measuring mobile’s impact and results.

5 Views of the Future of Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

It is notoriously hard to predict the future of anything, but predicting technology trends can be done if you look for products and services already in development. Timo Ilomaki has collected 5 different presentations on the future of mobile learning in one post, to allow you to see the variety of results. Some are clearly pushing the envelope more than others.

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8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning

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2012 has been an amazing year for mobile! This year we have seen technology companies introduce a myriad of mobile devices of all sizes, prices and operating systems. Earlier this year Comscore reported that 2014 will be the year in which the number of mobile users will surpass desktop users for the first time. Become an Active, Observant Mobile user. Samsung S3).

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Native Apps vs. Mobile Web: Pros and Cons [infographic]

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One of the questions I hear often with regards to mobile learning (mLearning) is whether companies should consider building mobile apps or developing mLearning that can be consumed by learners via browsers on mobile devices. Having said that, I personally think that going the mobile web route is a better way to go for mLearning. eLearning Mobile Learning feature

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Introducing a new Podcast: This Week in #mLearning [Episode 1: The new iPad and Mobile Learning]

mLearning Revolution

I’m am extremely excited to introduce a brand new weekly Podcast entitled ‘This Week in Mobile Learning” with my friend and co-host Robert Gadd. Each week Robert and I will discuss various trending topics and their impact on mobile learning, including the state of mobile in general, mobile devices, HTML5, Adobe Flash, Responsive Web Design, Rapid Development tools, especially as they begin making the shift from desktop to mobile, mobile apps, video, Education and more. Adobe Flash and Mobile devices. And much more.

Getting Started With Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

Mobile learning is in the air. At Upside Learning, we have been doing a fair bit of mobile learning for more than two years now. During this period we’ve tried several things; experimented a lot; and in the process have built a good understanding and capability in the mobile learning space. Recently we released an innovative mobile learning platform – Upside2Go.

Mobile Learning Has A Promising Future In India

Upside Learning

It is a well-known fact that Mobile learning hasn’t yet picked up steam within India. The primary reason for this being the low rates of mobile internet penetration in our country. I came across a report on the McKinsey Quarterly website titled – Can India lead the mobile-Internet revolution ? Mobile Learning mLearning In India Mobile Learning In India

SMS Study Service Success in NZ | Mobile Learning


Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact SMS Study Service Success in NZ 15 06 2006 Auckland University has successfully implemented a first-in-the-world, SMS-based “learning on demand&# service for its students. The “StudyTXT&# service, operating since October 2005, provides small amounts of information to students which can be stored on their mobile phones for later recall – the contemporary equivalent of study flashcards. Ubiquette.

Austrian University studies Augmented Reality on mobile devices

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Daniel holds a Master in computer science and has been working on mobile augmented reality projects. One example was a tour through a campus in which users of a mobile phone could look through their mobile’s camera and actually see the buildings or rooms with certain tags on them. Another application was a museum tour in which a virtual cartoon guide would explain them certain items whenever they looked through their mobile. Disclaimer: does not endorse any products or services on request. See image).

Mobile Learning in Canada: an Update

Mobile Learning Edge

In February 2011, I wrote a brief overview of the mobile learning industry in Canada. 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). Being a Canadian, I am interested in how the mobile learning is progressing in my home country. The Mobile Learner – Rob de Lorenzo’s blog about mobile learning in the school system. Psion – ruggedized mobile devices.

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New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

mLearning Trends

The Guild continues to put on a great show although the focus on mobile learning at this show is somewhat muted given their upcoming mLearnCon event in San Jose is being held in less than 3 months; the next show will certainly be “all mobile all the time” and a better bet for both the experienced and the curious as it relates to enterprise mobile learning. Check it out here.

Strategy for Mobile Devices | Learning is Change.

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Company Info Bens Bio The Blog and Podcast Important Posts Services and Contact Speaking Consulting Contact and Calendar Professional Development For Teachers For Schools For Business Strategy for Mobile Devices Image via Wikipedia Our district is starting to consider using student smart phones as a part of our overall device strategy. Let me know what other resources you are looking at in order to ensure that we can leverage these devices more in the future. Learning is Change. What is LiC? Nice tools and a great focus on learning.

Emerging trends in education and mobile learning

Steve Vosloo

At the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2014 I sat on a panel titled Emerging Trends and New Technology – considered in the context of mobile learning. Overlapping of education trends and mobile-enabled opportunities. In all of these instances, mobile learning is well suited to supporting these changes. Mobiles provide a new, and sometimes only, access channel to the internet for many people. A core feature of mobiles is that they support ‘anywhere, anytime’ learning. Mobile has a role to play in bridging the formal and informal learning spaces.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. As I stated in the previous post assessing my 2010 predictions, the size and complexity of mobile learning projects/programs will continue to expand across all geographical and line-of-business boundaries. a.k.a. Prediction #2. Bullseye!

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Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

It is time once again to ponder the research, extrapolate on recent experience, and attempt to read the tea leaves so we can predict the future of enterprise mobile learning in 2011. After such an exciting and rewarding 2010, my predictions for the coming year seem broader and more varied given the fast changing dynamics of the marketplace and accelerated adoption of mobile learning by organizations of all sizes. Device Diversity is the “New Normal”. Mobile Apps Become Essential to Enterprise mLearning. mLearning Engagements Expand. Pad/Tablet Use Explodes !

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A Mobile Game World

Upside Learning

The second was the phenomenal incursion of mobile phones, it seems everyone carried one and many individuals were absorbed in its use through their commute. There is a stepping away from the ‘hardcore’ gaming metaphor to a more accessible and casual mobile gaming metaphor. It just goes to show the ubiquity of mobile games and metaphors emanating from them.

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Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

Here on the last day of the year, I offer my predications for the big and shaping trends we’ll see in the enterprise mobile learning space for 2012. As in the past, this year’s list includes predictions across a gamut of new technologies, consumer/buyer trends plus a few anticipated seismic shifts in the world of business that should collectively reshape the landscape for the adoption and accelerated growth of mobile learning for businesses. Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream. and will simply state “we need to offer learning to our workers via their omnipresent mobiles!”

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Mobile Learning in Canada

Mobile Learning Edge

This post is a brief overview of the mobile learning industry in Canada. This is my first pass, so please send any mobile learning resources that I missed to gwoodill [at] MobileLearning Canada – resources on mobile learning in Canada and beyond. Mobile Syrup - mobile news and reviews for Canadians. Psion – ruggedized mobile devices.

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

mLearning Revolution

For the last three weeks I have been Tweeting loads on Evernote, the popular and pretty awesome technology that allows you to capture anything and access it from virtually anywhere and from any mobile device. Mobile Learning One thing I love doing on Social Media networks is to observe how other people and Brands approach conversations with their customers. Let me explain.

Mobile market share 2011 – really?


Fascinating overview of mobile operating system market share - but is it real? Those nice folks at icrossing have updated their infographic summarising mobile operating systems all over the world. The same problems with mobile stats apply here. They offer analytics services to millions of websites. It is a great visual image. I use it often.

How Blood Banks Use SMS to Raise Support and Help Save Lives

Mobile Commons

In order to respond to this challenge, Sweden’s blood banks have implemented a new text messaging service that alerts donors when their donation helps save a life. Karolina Blom Wilburg, communications manager at Stockholm’s blood service, explains that “it’s a great feeling to know you made such a big difference and maybe even saved someone else’s life.

Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

Upside Learning

A: mLearning or Mobile Learning is designed specifically for mobile devices, mostly for learners who are constantly on the move or do not have regular access to traditional learning methodologies. What are the limitations of mobile learning? These factors usually decide whether you should be looking for mobile learning or if eLearning (on desktops/laptops) will suffice.

Of Mobile Devices, Apps, Games and Casual Mobile Learning - Classroom 2.0

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Badges | Report an Issue | Privacy | Terms of Service Sign in to chat! Tags: and , apps , games , iphone , iphones , learning , mobile , smartbean Share Twitter Facebook < Previous Post Comment You need to be a member of Classroom 2.0 Ning Create a Ning Network! Sign Up Sign In Classroom 2.0 Main My Page Forum Members Blogs Groups Media Photos Videos Alerts More Events LIVE!

Pontydysgu – Bridge to Learning » Blog Archive » Using mobile devices in schools

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Pontydysgu – Bridge to Learning Home Blogs Wales Wide Web I-Europe My Learning Journey WordPress and more Using mobile devices in schools Very cool video from a blog post by Leon Cych « Going mobile This entry was posted on Monday, September 21st, 2009 at 18:01 and is filed under Multimedia. You can leave a response , or trackback from your own site.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

As 2012 draws to a close, its time to evaluate how in focus my lens on the future of enterprise mobile learning proved to be this past year and how many of my year ago predictions hit their targets. Prediction #1 - Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream. and will simply state “we need to offer learning to our workers via their omnipresent mobiles!” On Target But. A Hit & A Miss.

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Update: Polling by Cell Phone - Can We Completely By-Pass Clickers?

The Mobile Learner

Thanks to my Twitter network, in particular @dougpete , I was made aware of a recent announcement made by Turning Technologies that they are making available a free iPhone/iPod Touch app that will allow users to install their clicker software to a student’s iPhone/iPod Touch, thus incorporating the ability to poll students using their response system software on a mobile device that students already possess. A quick visit to their website also revealed that Turning Technologies also has a version of their software available for Blackberry and Windows Mobile devices.

Mobile Learning Solutions – Infographic

Upside Learning

Recently, Upside Learning updated its website to reflect the evolution of our brand and services. We added pages that focus on our mobile learning services as well. I designed a simple diagram to visually communicate what learning situations mobile learning is apt for and the various that may go into making a mobile learning solution.

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No Escaping Mobile Learning – Webinar Recording & Audience Queries Answered

Upside Learning

As you probably already know, last week we kicked off our independent webinar series with the first one titled as ‘No Escaping Mobile Learning’ which I co-presented with Abhijit Kadle (watch recording here ). In this webinar, Abhijit and I discussed about the six key drivers that are forcing organizations to adopt mobile learning. Growing mobile workforce. They are -.

Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

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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. If you’re considering mobile learning in any shape or form, I’d suggest you give these a browse. Mobile Learning Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training. Mobile Learning thinking: Get on your skateboard to keep up! The Revolution No One Noticed: Mobile Phones and Multimobile Services in Higher Education. The Mobile Learning Engine (MLE) for Moodle. 3D Animation for Mobile.

Why Patients Want Their Doctors to Embrace Digital Communication

Mobile Commons

If utility companies can send text message reminders about upcoming bills, and airlines can send boarding passes to their passengers’ mobile phones, why are physicians still faxing and printing? The post Why Patients Want Their Doctors to Embrace Digital Communication appeared first on Mobile Commons. Mobile Research Reports Studies Text Messaging

Asking for Donations Online: 7 Proven Strategies

Mobile Commons

We’ll cover the following points: Make Your “Donate Now” Button Prominent Optimize Everything for Mobile Devices Spruce Up Your Donation Page Start Sending Better Emails Offer Other Ways to Give Use Social Media to Promote Your Donation Form Use a Multichannel Approach And for more info, check out Qgiv’s Ultimate Guide to Asking for Donations. Mobile Strategy & Tips

How to Sound like an SMS Pro

Mobile Commons

SMS , which stands for short message service, is the standardized communications protocol for mobile devices. MMS, which stands for multimedia message service, is the standardized communications protocol for multimedia content. Just like you would text with your friends from your own mobile number, companies can text back and forth with consumers from a short code.

Quiz 22 IADIS Mobile Learning 2007: Call for Papers

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * * mLearning World Live Tuesday, January 30, 2007 IADIS Mobile Learning 2007: Call for Papers IADIS Mobile Learning 2007: Call for Papers Topics: What is Mobile Learning? Evaluating Mobile Learning: What are Appropriate Methods for Evaluating in Mobile Environments? learing+2.0 New Le.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

As we reach the first anniversary of this blog’s introduction, we thought we’d take stock and figure out how things are going by revisiting our list of predictions for enterprise mobile learning in 2010. There will certainly be 30+ tablet devices to choose from by mid 2011 and all will help to grow the market and a select few will actually succeed as products. A.K.A. Maybe next year.

Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips | Upside Learning Blog

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The Upside Learning Solutions Blog Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips Abhijit Kadle | March 1st, 2010 | Mobile Learning 1 3 There really is very little different about designing mobile learning from other forms of learning. KISS Keep it short and simple – a rule applied to all types of learning content also applies for mobile learning content. & Nikolaou, N.

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Mobile Messaging News Roundup

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How to Leverage the Power of Mobile Surveys for More Effective Marketing – A good reminder that important information can be collected through surveys conducted from mobile devices. CLX acquires Mblox – CLX is a provider of cloud-based communications services for enterprises and mobile operators, with a particular strength in the enterprise messaging market.

Mobiles, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Merge — MobileBeyond

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MobileBeyond The Future of Mobile Communications Home About MobileBeyond Contact MB Subscribe The Day Mobiles, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Merged February 23, 2010 Neural Net The day started like any other, sun rising, Earth spinning, Moon in orbit. Primitive hand held devices, once called PDA’s, phones, tablets , disappeared. All became real. Read more.

Apps: Web Apps or Native Apps?

The Mobile Learner

As the tide continues to shift toward mobile devices and the mobile web, devices have become more of a means to an end rather than the end itself. By this, I mean that devices are providing the platform for software apps that people are using to customize their devices to create a more personalized experience. While there is no doubt that connection to the Internet through mobile broadband is critical, the debate now is whether native apps or web apps will rule supreme. Content saved this way is free from the constraints of any one device.

Feed2Mobile: QR-Code-enabled Mobile RSS | Mobile Learning


Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Feed2Mobile: QR-Code-enabled Mobile RSS 3 10 2006 Kaywa have just released a new beta service that sydicates RSS feeds to mobile devices and makes then accessible via a QR-Code. Feed2Mobile generates a unique QR-Code and even a preview of the RSS feed in its mobile format. Here’s the generated results for this blog’s RSS feed, which I’ll also add to the Mobile page of this blog site.

Educational Moblogging | Mobile Learning


Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Educational Moblogging 29 05 2006 Moblogging is the practice of being able to update an online journal (or “web log&# – or “blog&# for short) using a mobile device. Since early 2006, a number of services have sprung up, presenting moblogging as a new, viable option for learning activities. My example mobile learning moblog can be accessed at [link]. M-learning device for $60. Ubiquette.