Top m-learning reports of 2012

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Links to our top m-learning reports for 2012: You know that mobile learning has hit the mainstream when the big guys start to get it … and 2012 is the year that this happened. With solid reports, and reviews from UNESCO, GSMA and other global giants, as well as a flurry from mobile consultancies across the planet! Here are a few of the best (free) reports: GSMA have a whole collection of reports , the meatiest of which is a McKinsey market report.

New Mobile Learning Research Report

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We have always believed that mobile is the future of learning and have continually strived to evolve our offerings in line with that belief. As predicted early last year, 2013 saw an explosion of mobile devices in the learning field, with tablets in particular being in the forefront of this growth. Being associated with and […]. Mobile Learning

Gartner Report Names Top Enterprise Mobility Management Suites

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Enterprise mobility management is a more holistic approach than mobile device management, according to a new research report from Gartner. Industry News enterprise mobility management Gartner mam mdm mobile application management mobile device management

Report on Mobile Computing Opportunities in Ontario, Canada

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The authors of this more than 400-page report tackle the use of mobile devices in learning, health, government, commerce and finance, and entertainment in Ontario. Industry News Research commerce and finance entertainment government mobile health Taking Ontario Mobile

M-Learning Game Report

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The full 5 page report is available here. Thanks to the folks at Games, Learning + Society (GLS) in Madison, I just discovered "Experiencing the Past through the Senses: An M-Learning Game at Archaeological Parks" by Carmelo Ardito, Paolo Buono, Maria F. Costabile, Rosa Lanzilotti, Thomas Pederson, and Antonio Piccinno, University of Bari, Italy. "M-learning—the

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UNICEF Report on Children, ICTs and Development

Steve Vosloo

Yesterday a new UNICEF report Children, ICT and Development: Capturing the potential, meeting the challenges was officially launched. I was one of the interviewees for the report. The short description of the report is as follows: ICTs are not a technical sphere detached from the complex realities of children’s lives. This report serves as a key contribution on which to build informed dialogue and decision making, developed jointly between research, policy and practice.

UNESCO report on mobiles for teacher support

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In the spirit of solving the twin challenges of teacher supply and teacher quality, UNESCO recently released the report Supporting teachers with mobile technology , which draws lessons from UNESCO projects implemented in Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan and Senegal between 2012 and 2014. I managed the project in Nigeria along with Mark West, the report’s co-author. The report notes that more attention could have been paid to encouraging this type of communication.

How Can Associations Distribute e-Reports Effectively?

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Non-profit organizations and associations have to create quarterly or annual reports that tells the members about all the work that they have undertaken, the expenses incurred the funds as well received. These reports, which earlier used to be on a paper format, are now being digitized in the form of e-reports. A lot of organizations and societies have had to switch to digital reports due to the overall rise of digitization around them. Why e-reports?

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

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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. Here are my top 5 key takeaways for m-Learning from this year’s Internet Trends Report: 1.

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2009 Horizon Report Focus on Mobile Learning

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Yesterday the New Media Center (NMC), along with EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), released their 2009 Horizon Report. This 36-page annual report identifies Mobiles now with a time-to adoption of one year or less, from the two to three years identified in 2008. The executive report states: “Already considered as another component of the network on many campuses, mobiles continue to evolve rapidly. You can download the report here

US Mobile Learning Report from Ambient Insight

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Take a look at this report overview from the Ambient Insight US Mobile Learning Market report. There are some good numbers in the overview, so you don’t necessarily need to order the report since it’s a bit expensive. mobile learning. The overview shows the explosive growth of mobile learning from last year and well into the future. It’s finally happening.

Float Mobile Learning Research Report Shows How Mobile Agriculture Has Arrived in North America

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Morton, Ill. August 29, 2012 – Float Mobile Learning, a consulting firm that develops mobile strategies and apps for major agricultural organizations and Fortune 500 companies, has released a [.]. Featured Press Releases mAgriculture mobile agriculture mobile apps mobile learning research mobile research research

mLearning-World.com: eLearning Guilds Mobile Learning Research Report 2006

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Wednesday, August 16, 2006 eLearning Guilds Mobile Learning Research Report 2006 The long-awaited advent of mobile learning appears finally to be upon us.

New Report Reinforces Mobile Learning is Best as Performance Support

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I just read an article titled, “Smartphones Make IBM Smarter, But Not As Expected&# about IBM and Columbia University’s recent study on the behavior and effects of mobile learning within IBM. The study was very insightful, and the findings support the notion that m-Learning is currently best consumed in the form of performance support material.

Deloitte Technology Trends: Inspiring Disruption Report

Steve Vosloo

Ten topics that have the opportunity to impact businesses over the next 18 to 24 months (CIOs are the primary audience for the report). All ten trends are described in the report. Deloitte Cape Town held its annual Tech Trends 2014: Inspiring Disruption event in Cape Town last week. The trends must be (1) business led, technology enabled, (2) trends and not fads and (3) have at least three examples of the concepts being adopted by, e.g. big business or government.

The 360 mLearning Report from eLearning Guild

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The 360 mLearning report from the eLearning Guild is now available to download. Unfortunately, I was unable to get the OK to release the two case studies I had prepared for the report in time for the publication, however, there are two excellent case studies included with this report: Case Study: Integrating m-Learning with a Learning Management SystemTristan Evans, president of Perago Learning Solutions, Inc.,

Float Mobile Learning Research Report Suggests mHealth is Poised to Explode in Next Decade

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Morton, Ill. March 13, 2012 – Float Mobile Learning, a consulting firm that develops mobile strategies and apps for major healthcare organizations and Fortune 500 companies, released the final [.]. Android iOS Press Releases Research apps healthcare apps medical apps mhealth-tag mobile health

NMC Horizon Report > 2013 K-12 Education Edition

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The New Media Consortium, the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), have once again released their annual Horizon Report > 2013 K-12 Education Edition. The NMC Horizon Report > 2013 K-12 Edition recognizes cloud computing and mobile learning as technologies expected to enter mainstream use in the first horizon of one year or less.

3 New Reports on Edtech for Refugees, Displaced Populations and Deprived Settings – Your Weekend Long Reads

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To help answer this question three reports on edtech for refugees , displaced populations and those living in deprived contexts have recently been published. Each report is rich in content and worth reading. The report found that while there is little applicable evidence that is relevant for those engaging in education in emergencies, there is nearly three decades worth of research into ‘what works’ in edtech in general.

Making the classroom a playground for learning (Innovations Report)

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Playing computer games in school may sound like the kids rule the classroom. But European researchers have shown that such games can be used to boost learning. What’s more, the special computer games developed by the eMapps.com project could help build communities of creative, networking children across Europe, especially in the new Member States. In the past, the playing of computer games was sometimes thought to be unhelpful, disruptive, and potentially dangerous for a child’s development.

UNESCO report: A mobile reading revolution

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Such is the conclusion of the recently released report by UNESCO titled Reading in the Mobile Era ( infographic ). Drawing on the analysis of over 4,000 surveys collected in seven developing countries (Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan and Zimbabwe) and corresponding qualitative interviews, this report paints the most detailed picture to date of who reads books and stories on mobile devices and why.

Actual real-life teachers reporting on how iPads fit (or not) into schools

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Hi everyone – well the amount of schools looking at trialing the iPad has just exploded since the device came. There is of course a bit of ’shiny objects syndrome’ going on – but here is a series of links to some trials that are happening right now that we can all learn from: Epsom Primary – current Vic DET iPad trial school. link]. US iPad school pilot program wiki. link]. iPad in schools Q&A site. link] /. UK detailed blog of unfolding ipad trial: [link] /.

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Report says classroom walls and industrial-age schooling can go

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As reported at eSchool News recently, a new white paper from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21) says that while changing the curriculum, using digital pedagogies and training teachers are all important, it is the physical environment in which learning takes place that also needs urgent adjustment if the full advantages of the digital age are to be harnessed by schools.

mLearning-World.com: The Learning Circuits Blog: Federation of American Scientists Bland Report on Harnessing the power of video games for learning

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Report: Sydney AUC iPhone SDK Workshop

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There has been considerable activity at the University of Canberra with the implementation of Apple-based systems for supporting teaching and learning. With the University installing a new lecture recording system, staff here in the Teaching & Learning Centre have been focused on ways to optimise the capture, editing, and delivery of videos from all sources (including learner-created, teacher-created, and lecture-recorded).

EDUCAUSE Report on Undergraduate Student use of Technology

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This report provides insights into the ways in which students use, and would like to use, various technologies in their own lives and in their learning. The latest edition of “ The ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2009 &# has just been released by the EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research. Some of the “m-learning&# findings across 39 institutions include: students are switching from desktop PCs (71% in 2006, down to 44% in 2009) to laptops (65.4%

Report: Sydney AUC iPhone SDK Workshop

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There has been considerable activity at the University of Canberra with the implementation of Apple-based systems for supporting teaching and learning. With the University installing a new lecture recording system, staff here in the Teaching & Learning Centre have been focused on ways to optimise the capture, editing, and delivery of videos from all sources (including learner-created, teacher-created, and lecture-recorded).

MobilED initiative » Bug report 1: Redirecting to articles

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How Can Societies Digitize Publishing and Delivery Process

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Almost all nonprofit organizations practice the tradition of printing journals and reports. These reports give out a factual idea about their work, be it for a noble cause or for research purposes, and in turn fetch them funds and grants. Hence, reports are of utmost importance for such associations. Digitizing the process of report publishing takes them to more readers than print journals would. How will a digital report benefit the members of a nonprofit society?

Reports on Mobile Learning, Mobile Life, and Mobile Youth | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Reports on Mobile Learning, Mobile Life, and Mobile Youth 3 10 2006 Some recently published primary research papers that help to inform mobile learning approaches and mobile learning policy: From the E-Learning Guild, their report on m-learning , published in August this year.

Report on 2D Barcode usage – with user stories! | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Report on 2D Barcode usage – with user stories! Report: Sydney AUC iPhone SDK Workshop Video Recording and Streaming on ALL iPhones Google Goggles will rock m-learning.

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

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

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MobilED initiative » Bug report 2: The calls keep on disconnecting

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NMC K-12 Ambassador role

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I’m under consideration for an ambassador role with the New Media Consortium – producers of the brilliant Horizon Reports that we all rely upon to indicate which technologies need to be on educator’s radars. Being an Ambassador means I can take your suggestions and contribute to a future K-12 edition of the report – so please visit Youtube HERE to view and ‘like’ my video to support my submission. uLearning horizon report NMC Youtube

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UNESCO series of mLearning working papers

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Here are my thoughts on the Latin America report: - I really found the drivers, enablers and blockers section to be very useful – a simple way to communicate a lot about what the issues are. Sadly, or perhaps, to be expected, virtually all are still ‘early days’ with no results of the wider impact (apart from user numbers) reported. mlearn mobile/miniaturisation latin america mobile report research UNESCO

Children and Mobile Phones

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Thanks to BECTA in the UK for pointing out a report entitled Children’s Use of Mobile Phones — An International Comparison February 2009. Included in the report is a section on mobile phone literacy as well as an appendix with examples of use of mobile phones by children in target countries. The 60-page report was published in 2009 by the GSM Association and the Mobile Society Research Institute within NTT DOCOMO and is available for download here.

Current trends in Learning Technologies: a bluffer's guide

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mobile friday smiles blended learning language learning trends MOOC mobimooc leadership OLPC free resources reports Do you know your MOOCs from your OERs? Are you BYOD while flipping the classroom? Have a look at our quick guide to the top trends in Learning Technology. What they are. What they mean. And how to see through the hype enough to be able to talk confidently about them!

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New Zealand Mobile Learning

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In searching for some reports from the recent Mobile World Conference in Barcelona I ran across the Unitec New Zealand wiki and a wealth of information on mobile learning initiatives in New Zealand over the past three years or so. Tags: education global research report

Top tips for mlearning: wisdom of the crowd

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mobile in schools mobile learners as creators guidelines why mobile mobimooc top tips reportsLast week I ran a session at MobiMOOC2012 with educators and learning technologists from across the world, exploring different pedagogies, and learning theory often associated with mobile learning. Our aim was to explore the gap between the theory, and practice.

MobilED initiative » Bug report 3: The terms add to our own wiki are not accessible with phones

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MobiMOOC 2011 - a summary

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m-learning in USA resources pedagogy mobile mobile events guidelines management reportsThe first ever MobiMOOC (Massively online course on mobile learning) happened earlier this year. Were you there? If not, we have saved all the links, and best bits into our MobiMOOC 2011 summary. MOOCs are Massive Open Online Courses, normally free to access.

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Horizon 2009 Report « Electric Archaeology: Digital Media for Learning and Research

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The Horizon Reports describe the continuing work of the New Media Consortium (NMC)’s Horizon Project, a long-running qualitative research project that seeks to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have a large impact on teaching, learning, research, or creative expression within learning-focused organizations. The report includes numerous links and examples of emerging projects that really push the boundaries.

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Children and Mobile Learning

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This is a pretty in-depth report from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center on m-learning with children. Pockets of Potential Report. Most of my attention has gone to corporate and adult mobile learning over the years, but looking through this report I can see a lot of similarities with k-12 mobile learning. Based on this report, it seems that those future adult learners will be much more acclimated to mobility and m-learning than the current generation of corporate learners (i.e.