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Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

When it comes to mobile learning myths and misconceptions abound. These myths are holding back widespread adoption of mobile learning in the workplace. It’s just elearning on the phone. It’s just learning on the move.

Blackboard Mobile Learn 2.0 makes improvements

Mobile Learning Edge

Blackboard is the leading learning management system (LMS) in the college and university market, with installations in over 500 institutions. of Blackboard Mobile Learn has significant improvements. Blackboard Mobile Learn 2.0

9 Ways People Are Using Mobile Learning – Presentation

Upside Learning

What began as an attempt to improve the telegraph, more than a hundred years ago, has evolved into the single most important piece of consumer electronics in the world, acting not only as a communications device but now as a learning tool too. It’s the mobile phone. Mobile Learning

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

Mobile learning is a relatively new domain and is rapidly evolving as well, which makes its implementation a not so easy task. When implementing mobile learning in workplace, following 6 steps will help create an effective mlearning strategy.

What Is Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

I spent a day at the Learning Technologies show exhibition in London this week. There is a lot of talk of mobile, social, and informal learning at the vendor stalls this year. The most confused, if not misused, term seems to be mobile learning.

ASTD Webcast On New Mobile Learning Research

Upside Learning

Regular readers of this blog will be aware that we recently supported ASTD research on Mobile Learning , a report around that was released in May 2012. Manager, Learning Technology at Qualcomm). Kevin believes it’s the tablets that have really got mobile learning started.

5 Key Mobile Learning Takeaways from Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends Report [Slides]

mLearning Revolution

If you are a Learning Professional, who needs to convince stakeholders about the importance of mobile learning, one way is to bombard them with mobile statistics, and there’s no better source than the annual Internet Trends Report presented by Mary Meeker.

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. M-Learning Org. Mobile Learning thinking: Get on your skateboard to keep up! Will at Work Learning.

The Importance of having a Singular Computing Experience for Mobile Learning

mLearning Revolution

The idea that most times we reach for the nearest mobile device is absolutely true and as content publishers and developers we need to keep this in mind when developing a mobile strategy: To hear Luke describe how people use digital devices is to confront how promiscuous our relationship with technology has become, “There are scenarios where the laptop is two feet from you but you have your smartphone in your hand. via Google Gets a New Unified Local Search for Desktop and Mobile.

Infographics for Social Media

Mobile Learning Edge

Five social networking and social media infographics that have application to mobile learning: both within an organization and between a company and it’s clients from CreativeFan’s list of 60 great infographics for social media.

5 Take-aways from the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Webinar

Steve Vosloo

The 2016 UNESCO Mobile Learning Week kicked off on Monday with a webinar entitled Innovation and quality: Two sides of the same coin? We are now on the fifth UNESCO Mobile Learning Week and the field has grown in so many interesting ways.

Mobile Learning: A 6th Reading List

The Mobile Learner

It has been over one year since I last provided a list of recent articles/blog posts that I have read that have helped to develop my thinking on the topic of to mobile learning. Mobile Devices for Learning: What you Need to Know : This publication by edutopia supports the successful use of mobile devices in classrooms by providing ideas and resources ranging from using the technology to getting parents involved. Mobile Learning: Another Brief Reading List.

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. Mobile Apps Become Essential to Enterprise mLearning. Google surprised everyone by buying Motorola Mobility for $12.5B a.k.a.

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Peripheral Vision Turns Mobile Phone Cameras Into Watchdogs

Float Mobile Learning

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

Going Mobile: Transforming Metrix Group

Mobile Learning Edge

We have been working on individual professional development projects that have transformed our knowledge base in order to prepare for the increasing demand that we have from our clients for mobile learning projects. The topic we will be speaking about include: Performance Model for Digital Learning Consultant. Primer on Digital Learning. Developing Collective Intelligence with Mobile Technologies. Responsive Design for Multiple Mobile Device Form Factors.

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The Mobile Learning Engine (MLE) for Moodle

mLearning

One recent interesting development in mobile learning has been the creation of mobile interfaces for Online Learning Environments. MLE provides a mobile interface to Moodle in two different ways.

Mobile Learning: A Brief Reading List

The Mobile Learner

To further your exploration into the world of mobile learning, here is a list of 10 blog post, articles and other musing on the topic of mobile learning that I have read recently: 1. iTouch Learning: A page on Jane Hart’s Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies website that lists of reasons why the iPhone/iPod Touch are ideal for mlearning. 100 Ways to Use Your iPod to Learn and Study Better: The title says it all.

Upside2Go – Changing The Game

Upside Learning

At Upside Learning, we believe that this is the right time to leverage mobile learning at the workplace. Upside2Go – our mobile learning solution, is the culmination of our innovation process. Upside2Go is a novel platform for mobile learning.

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Computers aren’t so special anymore, but the kids may be better off: An introduction to mobile ‘appliance computing’ in Queensland schools

uLearning Blog

Several recent reports have shown that Australia has just about the highest uptake of smartphones and ‘mobile’ computers in the world. In addition, With mobile phone subscriptions now outnumbering computers, TVs and even FM radios (T. phone?

Mobile Learning in India

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They don’t realize it, but today’s mobile phones have the computing power of a personal computer from the mid-nineties, while consuming a fraction of the energy and are made at significantly lower cost. Like all communication and computing devices, mobile phones can be used to learn.

Mobile Learning: A 5th Reading List

The Mobile Learner

Here are 10 of the more recent articles and blog posts that I have read concerning mobile learning. 1) 10 Reasons to Ban Pens and Pencils in the Class – A blog post that turns the criticisms applied to mobile devices on their heads by applying them to the ageless tools of the traditional classroom – Pens and Pencils. Mobile Technologies and Young Children – An article on the use of mobile technologies by very young children.

Mobile Learning: A 5th Reading List

The Mobile Learner

Here are 10 of the more recent articles and blog posts that I have read concerning mobile learning. 1) 10 Reasons to Ban Pens and Pencils in the Class – A blog post that turns the criticisms applied to mobile devices on their heads by applying them to the ageless tools of the traditional classroom – Pens and Pencils. Mobile Technologies and Young Children – An article on the use of mobile technologies by very young children.

6 Drivers Of mLearning In The Workplace

Upside Learning

Mobile learning (or mlearning) is probably a hot topic of discussion in your organization right now. In my opinion, there are six fundamental drivers of mobile learning in the workplace. Growing Mobile Workforce. Rise of Mobile Computing.

Instructional Design for Mobile Learning – Webinar and Slides from David Metcalf

Float Mobile Learning

David Metcalf, one of the pioneers of mobile learning, and Director of the METIL Lab at the University of Central Florida, recently presented a webinar on instructional design for mobile learning. The video embedded here requires Flash – sorry mobile users!) Mobile Strategy Pedagogy and Learning

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Nokia’s Intriguing Vision(s) of the Future

Mobile Learning Edge

The Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia has issued several new videos on their view of the future of mobile devices. Following the footsteps of Apple, their concept are highly stylized designs that use the entire mobile device as an interactive display.

eModeration Station » Mobile learning #1: The big picture

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The sale and use of mobile handheld devices has soared over the last few years. The 2010 Horizon Report predicts that mobile technology will be mainstream by the end of this year. This Guardian Weekly article , for example, reports on the massive rise of mobile phone use in Africa.

Mobile Magic – Making Mobile Work At The Workplace

Upside Learning

The number of mobile subscribers worldwide will reach 7.0 This rapid growth and its increasing penetration have strengthened the use of mobile phones as learning tools. […]. Mobile Learning This article was originally published in e.learning age. billion by the end of 2013, 7.5 billion by the end of 2014 and 8.5 billion by the end of 2016.

Mobile Workforce Is Growing – Is Your Training Strategy Evolving?

Upside Learning

IDC projects the mobile workforce to reach 1.3 75% of North America’s workforce will be mobile by 2010. A few months ago Mashable posted this interesting infographic on the mobile workforce. Mobile Learning mLearning

Some Thoughts On Tablet Learning (aka Elearning On iPads)

Upside Learning

Our earliest reactions of the iPad were that of disappointment but then iPad has gone on to shape a new category of learning, which I prefer to call ‘tablet learning’. Given that the iPad is intended to be a mobile device it is easy to call any learning happening on it to be mlearning.

Mobile Usage Among The Youth

Upside Learning

The Neilsen Company, the well-known advertising and market research company published an interesting report recently about mobile phone usage amongst youth in certain countries. Europe, mainly Italy and Spain leads in smart-phone penetration.

Mobile Learning Guidelines - essential reading for learning leaders

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Those nice folks at UNESCO continue to champion mobile learning. Earlier this year we praised their grass-roots style Mobile Learning Series , and now they have taken that one step further by developing a set of guidelines for policy makers and learning leaders to help them benefit from m-learning. Yet despite their ubiquity and the unique types of learning they support, these technologies are often prohibited or ignored in formal systems of education.

Industry Forecast

Mobile Learning Edge

Below are excerpts from three of my favourites; the list includes discussion of increased informal learning, gaming and less resistance to mobile-based education. Embedded in the individual predictions is the continued tension between the economic value of mobile learning, along with negative perception of personal social media tools in play at work, and the value of immediate and quality support for an evolving workforce. E-learning will lead the way.

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How To mEnable Your eLearning

Upside Learning

With the advent of mobile devices, there is a natural desire in L&D folks to put (or even push) some of their organization's existing eLearning onto mobile devices (mobile phones, tablets, and everything in between) too. Mobile Learning eLearning to Mobile Devices eLearning To Tablets mEnable Your eLearning

A Mobile Game World

Upside Learning

As a learning designer, it pays to watch what people are doing around me. 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.

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The Mobile Internet Explosion In India

Upside Learning

Came across this really interesting presentation about the growth of mobile internet in India by Mashable here – Mostly Mobile: How the Internet Is Consumed in India [INFOGRAPHIC]. 71% of India’s population uses mobile phones – that is 858,370,000 individuals!

The Disadvantages of Mobile Learning | eHow.com

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Marketing Research Analyst Careers List The Disadvantages of Mobile Learning Contributor By an eHow Contributing Writer Article Rating: ( 0 Ratings) Email Facebook Twitter StumbleUpon Add to Favorites Print Share I want to do this!

mLearning-World.com: XM on Mobile Phones

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, August 11, 2006 XM on Mobile Phones The other day, I mentioned that Alltel had made a huge leap by providing podcasting service for mobile phones.

Mobile learning: How to choose the best apps

Steve Vosloo

The use of mobile devices to support learning is finally coming of age. While the uptake of mobile phones has been staggering – a full third of South Africans now owns a smartphone – their application in education has, by and large, been limited at scale. Mobile devices, phones in particular, have often been viewed as the antithesis of education. Firstly, the design of mobile learning apps should be based on a solid theory of learning.

On mobiles for teacher development and edutainment: Interview by Russell Southwood of Balancing Act Africa

Steve Vosloo

Below is an interview by Russell Southwood of Balancing Act Africa on mobile learning in Africa. The interview has two parts: the first video is about how mobile learning can tackle the global teacher shortage and the impact of mobile learning on the education system. The second part is about the power of interactive and “edutaining” content via mobile devices, for example through the Yoza Cellphone Stories project. [I

2 mLearning articles worth reading (including an interview in Education Week)

Steve Vosloo

The article, Mobile Devices Address Technology Equity in Africa , is well written and provides an overview of some of the interesting mobile learning projects in Africa. For a good roundup, also check out Mobile learning in developing countries in 2012: What’s Happening? Uncategorized africa mlearning mobile phonesI was recently interviewed by Education Week, the leading education newspaper in the USA.