The other great mobile education movement

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But in this post I’d like to reflect a little on the other great mobile education movement of the last three years – that of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) ‘children’s machine’ While even the latest version 1.5 Designed for children – yep, rather than being a consumer or business device that crafty educators are able to integrate into educational settings, the XO was designed ground-up to be in students hands. Mobile Learning Design- the Post-It Method

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A mistake many developers make is their attempt to reverse engineer or repurpose existing e-learning courses for a mobile platform without really understanding their learners device limitations. For small screen mobile phones such as the Motorola V710, the smaller 1 x 3 Post-It will work.

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A brief update on Augmented Reality

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Mobile Monday at Zurich was interesting from a mobile learning perspective. This might be a great mobile learning tool for young kids and teenagers. There are several possiblities for mobile learning use though. Summary: All in all it was very interesting and there are many applications which could be used to enhance mobile learning. One technology expert also stated another important point: mobile displays.

The mobile future

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Last week I went to another seminar, or rather a presentation about the future of the mobile web in 2010. Altough mobile learning per se was not mentioned, one or two of those products certainly will have an impact on the mobile learning scene of this year. According to Schärer and Wieser, some of the mega trends of 2010 are the more increased use of social networks on mobile phones, location-based services and augmented reality.

Short paper on Mobile Learning in Japan

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Found an interesting paper on Twitter today, called “Characteristics of Mobile Phone E-Learning in Japan&#. Nevertheless, the results are interesting, because the main point is that not the actual technology is the problem when creating good mobile learning, but rather the actual design. Tags: Mobile Education Mobile Learning school study

Mobile Moodle Extension

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A few words about the MLE (Mobile Learning Engine). The company eLibera OG from Graz Austria has developed a mobile Moodle interface which enables all Moodle users to access a site on their mobile phone. The users can either download the J2ME application or just use the mobile net to enter Moodle on their mobiles. The MLE can also be configured and edited with a WYSIWYG editor to create content specifically for mobile users.

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New Mobile Augmented Reality browser

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Needless to say that this is extremely interesting for mobile learning. Tags: Mobile Education android augmented reality iphone Mobile Learning netherlands I stumbled upon an interesting article about the Dutch company SPRXmobile. Together with, they have created the “Worlds first&# AR-Browser for smartphones.

Futurelab’s location-based learning projects

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Another related project is Mobi Missions, in which students can create their own mobile missions in their city. Both of these projects can demonstrate that location-based learning might become a huge hit within the mobile learning community in the near future. This type of mobile game looks very promising. Tags: Mobile Education Mobile Learning lbs school software UK

US-study on mobile learning

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The Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop has released a study which demands a national mobile learning strategy for the USA. The organization was the “mastermind&# behind the world-famous TV show Sesame Street and now plans to influence mobile learning as much as TV-based learning for young children. Another point the study brings up is that the mobile phone is not wanted in classrooms, which is countering the ideas of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center.

The Next 10 Tech Markets That Will Be Worth $1 Billion Or More - Mobile Learning Is Here To Stay

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From: Business Insider ::Snip:: Mobile Education is poised to transform the way we learn. As more consumers adopt smartphone and tablets the education landscape is transforming. Read more at: Business Insider Education for the iPod Generation

Mobile Learning in Canada

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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.

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The power and potential: a panel session discussing m-learning


There was a lot of buzz about mobile learning at this year's Mobile World Congress. interviews m4d language learning why mobile leadership MWC reports GSMAMore than at any previous event.

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Mobile Learning in Canada: an Update

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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. Mobile Syrup - mobile news and reviews for Canadians.

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UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2013 - free resources


UNESCO has come out firmly in favour of mobile learning, and published a series of very well researched guidelines on how to make use of it. To quote them: The Symposium allowed UNESCO to launch its most important mobile learning publication to date: The Policy Guidelines for Mobile Learning.

Get Mobile to Implement Mobile Learning

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In an article from Float Mobile Learning , an mLearning firm based in Illinois, Scott McCormick suggests that to really discover what your firm requires in terms of mobile education and support, you have to get mobile yourself.

The Pearson years: A brief review

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In 2014 I joined Pearson SA ‘s Innovation Lab as head of mobile, and believe I have made a valuable contribution to Pearson’s journey from educational publisher to digital learning company. I have been product manager on the following projects: X-kit Achieve Mobile.

2014: A year in review

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Head of mobile. I joined Pearson South Africa ‘s Innovation Lab as head of mobile, with the following milestones under the belt: Developed the 3-year mobile learning strategy for the company. John and I co-authored the introduction: The prospects for mobile learning.

NY Times article on m-learning

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It is still very rare that I find an article about mobile learning in major newspapers. The Times wrote that Qualcomm published a study which proved that studying on cellphones during class does indeed have it’s educational advances. Personally, I think the biggest problem is the lack of great mobile educational learning games. So, therefore I believe that educational mobile games must become a part of almost every class.

Mobile Learning Blog » What makes mobile learning ubiquitous?

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Home About Us Mobile Learning Glossary Subscribe to our feed Archives May 2010 Categories General Mobile Learning Mobl21 Blogroll Mobile Learning What makes mobile learning ubiquitous? Tags: ubiquitous mobile education mlearning

Effect of Mobile Learning on Student Behavior | Mobile Learning Blog

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The Mobile Learning Blog Home About Us Mobile Learning Glossary Sign Up For Free Effect of Mobile Learning on Student Behavior admin | July 28, 2010 | Mobile Learning • Schoolboys who would never consider cracking open a book, are reading classic English literature. • Number of pupils suspended for poor discipline and disruption, down from nearly a hundred to a handful. • Kids who hate doing homework, get it out of the way on the bus ride home.

Cisco Blog » Blog Archive » Educause 2010 Proves Learning is (Going) Mobile

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What I should have said instead though is “Learning is Mobile”. Mobility in Education is not a future trend; it is happening right now all around us. Here is a quick summary of those discussions: Cisco: Right next to my mobility demo was the Flip prosumer video.

Directions in App Development for Mobile Learning « The Xplanation

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What might mobile media afford education? « David Gagnon

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Past Instructional Projects Presentations « Mobile Learning What might mobile media afford education? Below are 8 categories of the kinds of things I can image doing in the next few months with mobile learning. #1:

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