Infographics for Social Media

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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.

MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism

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The graduate seminar (Call4Action) focuses on how mobile phones and other devices are being used around the world for activism. According to MobileActive, this is the first graduate course to be offered on the benefits of mobile phones for activist organizations.

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MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism

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The graduate seminar (Call4Action) focuses on how mobile phones and other devices are being used around the world for activism. According to MobileActive, this is the first graduate course to be offered on the benefits of mobile phones for activist organizations.

Mobile Phones vs. Computers

The Mobile Learner

Some articles argue in favour of computers while others argue in favour of mobile phones. The articles that argue in favour of computers seem to focus on the fact that even low end computers have computational and media capabilities that far surpass mobile phones, especially the older and limited capability models that are found in underdeveloped countries. Even basic phones have very useful communication capabilities as well as basic productivity tools.

Mobile Phone Video Challenge.Film on the Fly

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Yesterday I ran across a twitter post by Hall Davidson about a very interesting mobile phone video challenge sponsored by a local PBS station in California called Film on the Fly.

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. Things change somewhat with smart-phones contrasted with the feature phones and media players being used by commuters earlier.

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The Youth Activists of the Future: Via Mobile Phone

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A recent article in the Financial times , some Albanian youth have been using their mobile phones to gather evidence (photos/video) against the local police who have been corrupt and failing to help with the poverty and crime in Albania.

The Youth Activists of the Future: Via Mobile Phone

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A recent article in the Financial times , some Albanian youth have been using their mobile phones to gather evidence (photos/video) against the local police who have been corrupt and failing to help with the poverty and crime in Albania.

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. Explosion of Mobile Internet.

Research on Mobiles and Social Networking | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Research on Mobiles and Social Networking 7 09 2006 From the fantastic Mobile Life blog , a couple of reports on mobile phone use.

What Is Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

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. One large learning systems provider says mobile learning is what’s done on your laptop.

Take A Leap Of Faith With Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Mobile Learning has been on the horizon for a long time but has met with scepticism and technical constraints in its early days. Now, even though bandwidths have improved and devices have become more capable, mobile learning is still struggling to take off. So what ails mobile learning?

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. 2011 proved to be another year more focused on the pilot project rather than the production deployment for enterprise mobile learning solutions.

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Language practice using mobile phones | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Language practice using mobile phones 1 09 2006 Ewan McIntosh highlights a post by Lynne from Tobermoryhs , where she relates “how her students have been practicing French speaking skills on their mobile phones, including a great game – how long can you spend speaking on the phone… in the foreign language&#.

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.

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StudyCell – Mobile Phone Flashcards | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact StudyCell – Mobile Phone Flashcards 28 06 2006 StudyCell, a company specialising in mobile-phone-based flashcards and formative assessment quizzes, today announced it has surpassed the 10,000 downloads mark.

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. Mobile Apps Become Essential to Enterprise mLearning.

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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.

Mobile phone translates English to Japanese | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Mobile phone translates English to Japanese 5 09 2006 Here’s a cool bit of software for (Japanese) language teachers, reported by Slashphone. Mediaseek just announced a mobile phone application called “Camera Dictionary&# (Kamera Jiten), which uses a cellphone’s built-in camera to scan and translate words into Japanese.

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. Kevin believes it’s the tablets that have really got mobile learning started. Is mobile learning really happening?

E-learning on Mobile Phones | MoSo Technology Blog

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» E-learning on Mobile Phones by Cyprien E-learning on Mobile Phones The main advantage of E-learning is independence of both location and time. Using technological devices such as Mobile phones can solve these types of problems. Q&A: Cell Phones?

From David Hockney to Photosynth: applications that build on social media content

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During the latest mobile learning conferences, I was frequently surprised by the surplus of mobile learning possibilities. So forget the virtual reality goggles that can be so heavy your head tilts if you were them, mobile learning is getting us all into a new realm of reality.

You are Never Alone » Mobile phones - powerful learning aids?

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You are Never Alone communicate and collaborate in an online world Skip navigation About « Digital Diversity: ACEC2010 in Melbourne Blog Action Day 09 - Climate Change » Mobile phones - powerful learning aids? A course in mobile phone use, integrated into the curriculum?

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Mobile phones in the MFL classroom - Box of Tricks

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Dominic opts to make the most of mobile phones as a teaching and learning tool and explores the different ways in which he has used mobile phones in his classroom. However, officially, mobiles are still banned in many schools.

Why SMS May Be The Channel Your Campaign Is Missing!

Mobile Commons

In the search for a teacher worthy of such an award, Fission Strategy provides campaign support, website and social content design, and outreach strategy and implementation. To convert nominees to applicants, one central component of this strategy is our mobile texting campaign.

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! Cell Phones in Learning. The Mobile Learning Engine (MLE) for Moodle.

The Smartphone Generation and Healthcare Marketing

Mobile Commons

The mobile market is changing and that means healthcare marketing has to change with it. As mobile phones become ubiquitous, there’s a huge opportunity for healthcare marketers to capitalize on this shift, especially with today’s smartphone generation of millennials.

Presentation given at Girl Geek Dinner Cape Town

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Below is the presentation that I gave at the Girl Geek Dinner in Cape Town , 4 May, about women, mobiles ( mwomen ) and exciting possibilities. Across all countries a woman is 21% less likely to own a mobile phone than a man. Women’s literacy around mobile technology.

UNICEF Report on Children, ICTs and Development

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Technological innovation, however, can be crucial for strengthening social networks, disseminating information and linking disadvantaged communities with vital knowledge. Girls are more often prevented by their parents from using mobile phones or the internet than boys.

A bright future for mobiles in schools? Yes.

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//Rather than just reporting on what others have been saying about this new frontier in mLearning - that being kids using their own mobile phones for learning - I’ve written my own paper dealing with policy responses from schools and Education departments. Policy before practice: Reactions, Revisions & Recommendations for the educational use of mobile phones. Keywords Mobile phones, policy, school practice, mobile learning, mLearning, ICT in Education Introduction 1.0

Stickybits: Scan your mobile world for social learning | Instructional Design Fusions

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QR codes, a type of data matrix code, can be scanned by QR scanners, or mobile phone/smartphone cameras with QR readers. You can download the free Stickybits app to your iPhone or Android phone and from there attach any information to any barcode.

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Mobile phones as cultural resources for learning | Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch

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The paper is based around two cases studies, one of “Cyrill’ in Germany, a young man who causes controversy by using his mobile phone to video the homeless at a train station and post the video online.

Student Research with ChaCha

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Chacha is a free resource which allows anyone to do research via mobile phone. By giving students an avenue to get answers to questions in their everyday lives, it allows them to see their cell phone as more than just a social toy Thanks to Charlie A. Roy for pointing me to ChaCha. I am so excited about this resource because it allows students to connect learning to their everyday lives anytime, anywhere! All you have to do is call ChaCha (toll free number!)

Literacy, gender and mobiles

Steve Vosloo

At the 2015 UNESCO Mobile Learning Week, I sat on a panel about literacy. How can mobile learning interventions break through barriers and promote literacy for women and girls in ways that are sustainable and scalable? How can mobile technology help develop essential literacies beyond reading and writing, such as media and technology literacy? Much has already been achieved by mobiles for literacy. Recognition of mobile as a valid channel for supporting literacy.

Rethinking Healthcare Conversations with Text Messaging

Mobile Commons

In a recent Healthcare Dive webinar , Chris Boone, CEO of the Health Data Consortium , and Alyson Rixner, Director of Healthcare Solutions at Mobile Commons, discussed why text messaging is an effective means of reaching and engaging patients in the healthcare space.

ramblings: Learning with ‘Appropriate’ Technology in Africa: PC Labs or Mobile Phones

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In countries with small government, sustainable educational technology is in the hands of businesses or social enterprises, and the mechanisms to support and sustain initiatives are different and less obvious. Tags: mobile Africa appropriate

How Text Messaging Helps Relieve Pain in Chronic Patients

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Can text messaging provide social support to patients? The researchers wanted to find out whether offering patients social support via text messaging could alleviate some of the symptoms of a chronic pain disorder. Most people have their phones on them 24/7.

Advancing Literacy through Mobile Technologies: Empowering Women and Girls – Phase II: From Insight to Action

Steve Vosloo

I presented, on behalf of my colleague, Diane Boulay, Advancing Literacy through Mobile Technologies: Empowering Women and Girls – Phase II: From Insight to Action. The proposed project builds on a global study headed up by Diane on how mobile phones are being used to empower women and girls by helping to improve their literacy skills. Uncategorized empowerment gender girls literacy mobile learning UNESCO women

Mobile Phones - So Much More Than a Phone | New Learning Playbook

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Home About Articles Marketplace Contact Subscribe Mobile Phones - So Much More Than a Phone » Posted by Jeanne Meister » Posted on 09.05.09 Over 4 billion individuals around the world today carry cell phones with them on daily basis; and many are also incredibly powerful computing devices. In a recent article , Abhijit Kadle of Upside Learning detailed the myriad opportunities for uses of mobile phones: 1.

The Key to Multichannel Engagement: Text Messaging

Mobile Commons

The problem has everything to do with perception: As a marketer with a compelling story to tell, email, social media, and mobile apps are viewed as individual communications channels that each serve their own purpose. Features Mobile CRM Text Messaging

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