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5 Reasons Hotel Concierge Services Should Start Using SMS

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Here is a list of five reasons why using text messaging as part of your hotel concierge service is a good idea. Instead of making people wait on the phone to listen to the entire length of the typical recorded phone message in order to find out one piece of information, use an automated text message service to send them answers immediately. Hotel and Accommodation Amenities Services.

The New York State LGBT Health & Human Services Network Is Using Text Messages to Connect Vulnerable Populations with a Life-Saving Drug

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On the one hand, we saw at-risk communities that weren’t accessing the medication,” said Storm Hurwitz, Health Campaigns Specialist for The New York State LGBT Health & Human Services Network (The Network). Problem: How do you provide a vulnerable population with access to a life-saving drug? But many of the people most at risk face barriers when attempting to access the medication.

Expand Access to Healthcare Services with Text Messaging

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Connecting people to local health resources is an important service that healthcare organizations provide for their communities. In particular, underserved populations who may not have reliable access to the Internet can find out where they can access the services they need the most. All Posts Blog health Text Messages

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

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A Springfield, Missouri library uses text messaging for patron services. The service sends you a text message when books or other library materials are available for pickup. We want to save the time of our users while continuing to connect them with quality, relevant information and services.”. But they found that this service was a costly and ineffective communication model.

My First 10 Screenr Video Tips and how other Screencasters use the Service

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If you already use the service, please leave a comment and let you know what you screencast about. Since posting 10 Things I love about Screenr.com , I have been recording my own screencasts almost daily as a way to stay creative by sharing tips on some of my favorite utilities, apps and browser extensions that help me stay productive. Cathy Rodriguez. It’s a treat! OpenSesame.

The Importance of Informal Learning For Your Sales Force

Float Mobile Learning

Pedagogy and Learning informal learning interviews peer-based learning Saltbox ServicesAs most of us know, a lot of knowledge we use to do our jobs come from the people we work side-by-side with. And as leaders in learning and development, [.].

Saltbox Developers Discuss Tin Can

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Development Mobile Web Video mLearnCon 2012 Saltbox Services Tin Can APIJeff Tillett gets a feel for the experience in Tin Can Alley during mLearnCon 2012.

Sun Learning Services Mobile Learning

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This week I had the opportunity to talk with Sun Microsystem's CTO of Sun Learning Services. He posted a video on You Tube this week of their Mobile Learning initiative using the iPhone and iPod Touch. See below for video)Training videos are available "just in time, just the right size and exactly what they are looking for."

Sendible.Another Mobile Text Messaging Service

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I have often posted about Jott , a service that creates voice to text messages for specific groups of people or individuals. A service that will send voice messages to mobile phones in mass at a specific date and time. While I love Jott and am starting to explore AbbyMe, it is important to be aware of all the mobile messaging services and compare them. Another service Sendible is similar expect instead of voice messages it sends text messages to phones at a specific date and time. A few days ago I posted about AbbyMe. sendible jott abbyme

Sendible.Another Mobile Text Messaging Service

Cell Phones in Learning

I have often posted about Jott , a service that creates voice to text messages for specific groups of people or individuals. A service that will send voice messages to mobile phones in mass at a specific date and time. While I love Jott and am starting to explore AbbyMe, it is important to be aware of all the mobile messaging services and compare them. Another service Sendible is similar expect instead of voice messages it sends text messages to phones at a specific date and time. A few days ago I posted about AbbyMe.

JNXYZ training site debuts

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1:1 AI/automation/semantic web appcessories cloud computing Connectivism Future mlearn mlearning mobile/miniaturisation natural digital interfaces uLearning wireless communications business elearn help jnxyz jonathan nalder products projects Schools services training Head to JNXYZ training if I can help you in this way!

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. That means digging for innovations, inventions and ideas that have been already developed in the past 3-5 years, and assessing their potential growth. Some are clearly pushing the envelope more than others.

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BBC's education service Janala has delivered 1m lessons in three months | Media | guardian.co.uk

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The service is very simple: by dialling "3000", mobile users access classes ranging from "Essential English" to the more advanced "How to tell a story". According to Sara Chamberlain, the head of interactive for the BBC World Service Trust, the broadcasters aim was to make English – the international language of business – within the reach of millions of non-Anglophones. at 07.00

4 Use Cases for Enterprise Wearable Technology

Float Mobile Learning

Industry News construction context customer service Google Glass health care Mobile Enterprise smart glasses use cases warehousing wearablesWearables at home, wearables at work, wearables everywhere - we get it. But are you ready to discover what some of the most pivotal uses for wearables are?

Jott is out of Beta.Alternative Speech to Text Free Services

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Therefore I wanted to compare a few other tools similar to Jott that allow for FREE speech to text translation/messaging services. The bad news is the one of my favorite resources Jott, is out of beta. This means that some of the best features you have to pay for. While it is not expensive, I am not a proponent of asking students or teachers to pay for resources. It is quick and easy to use.

Jott is out of Beta.Alternative Speech to Text Free Services

Cell Phones in Learning

Therefore I wanted to compare a few other tools similar to Jott that allow for FREE speech to text translation/messaging services. The bad news is the one of my favorite resources Jott, is out of beta. This means that some of the best features you have to pay for. While it is not expensive, I am not a proponent of asking students or teachers to pay for resources. It is quick and easy to use.

mLearning-World.com: More Info on Alltels Podcasting Service

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eLearning DevCon Day 3 eLearning DevCon Day 2 Recap More Info on Alltel's Podcasting Service Edu Podcasting Gains New Tool eLearning DevCon Live! Podcasts are like radio shows. Each show consists of a series of episodes or compilation of music you can listen to on your phone. The main menu shows a list of channels such as music, news, movies/TV and comedy. New Le. Training. iTunes 7.7

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

mLearning Revolution

On the one hand, mobile apps provide more possibilities because developers can make use of features like location services, camera, gyroscope, accelerometer, etc., I’m becoming a huge fan of infographics, they are everywhere. Infographics provide an aesthetically-pleasing way of presenting complex information quickly, clearly and cleanly. What do you think? Send to Kindle.

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

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Instagram was not only a mobile-first success story, but until recently it was a mobile-only photo sharing service. 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. million activations a day, that’s roughly 39 million activations a month. iPhone) and Android (e.g.

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Think Multiscreen (vs. iPad-only) when developing an mLearning Strategy

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What does it mean for the digital products and services we are designing, when PCs, smartphones, TVs and other electronic devices are connected? All of us mobile users expect the products and services we use to not only follow us from device to device but to remember where we left off on one device and continue from there on the next device. Interacting in an ecosystem of screens.

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

The Worldwide Market for Mobile Learning Products and Services: 2010-2015 Forecast and Analysis. Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps. Here are some interesting links I’ve come across recently, mostly about mobile learning and some about learning in general that I found interesting. Mobile Learning.

Any1 trying the new Flow cloud/app based organising service like me? www.getflow.com -#Schmick #slide2learn

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But is taking some stick on its forums for the pricing that follows the free 14 day trial… US$10 a month or US$99 a year – and everyone in a team needs an account (there are some discounts for additional team members, like 5% per member added). I’m thinking that they may reduce/ change their payment model (hopefully) based on all the feedback they are receiving… Jonathan Nalder. www.jnxyz.net. |. link]. Twitter: @jnxyz | Slide2Learn guide, events & community [link]. Posted via email from Jonathan Nalder’s posterous. uLearning

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

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I’m using SoundCloud to publish this Podcast and one of my favorite features of this service is the ability to add comments at any particular time in the Podcast, so let us know if something we say resonates well with you and we will reply accordingly. 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. In this first episode, we review the new iPad as compared to the first and second generations, plus its impact on mLearning. Adobe Flash and Mobile devices. And much more.

DoSomething.org Delivers Our Thanks to Emergency Service Workers

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The messages are updated in real time on a map showing the location of the many people who want to express their gratitude to emergency service workers. On the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks,we remember with gratitude the emergency workers who risked their lives that day – and who continue to risk their lives to keep us safe. All Posts Use Cases

When Designing Mobile Learning, Think Less is More [#mLearning]

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Over the weekend I came across this fascinating article that really got me thinking about how we should approach the design of mobile learning (mLearning). to the new Age of Mobile. I strongly believe mobile played a big role in Facebook’s decision to acquire Intagram so I agree with McKenzie. I also believe that each new era in computing brings challenges and mobile is no different.

Mobile Services Taxonomy

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Here are several of the featured slides that were included in the deck uploaded in last night's blog post. These all have to do with making a case that (1) mobility is a way of life (2) the mobile internet.

27 Benefits Listed for Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

A recent review of research on mobile learning by Dr. Naomi Norman surveyed benefits for mobile learning as perceived by members of the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK. While there may be a few items missing, this is about as complete a list as you get: Convenience (learning location). Convenience (timely learning). Reassurance. Flexibility. Relevance. Control of learning. Quick and easy access to information. Quick and easy communication. Easy knowledge sharing. Improved learner confidence. Supported decision making. Improved care. Fits many learning styles. Choice. Consistency.

Micro learning: German Wikipedia offers book service

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Wikipedia Germany is now offering a great micro learning service. With the click on “Add page to book&# (German: “Seite hinzufügen&# ) anyone can create a collection of Wikipedia entries which they then can convert to a book. Of course, this is necessary pure micro learning, since some Wikipedia entries can be quite long. Still I think the idea is just fantastic and empowers learners to really focus on their interests. The personalized Wikipedia Book costs just a few cents per page of text and one can also put a personalized title and subtitle on it. or 8 Euros.

Shark Net Leverages Location Data to Make Connections

Float Mobile Learning

iOS Pedagogy and Learning geolocation location data location research location services Shark NetShark Net is a mobile learning app that utilizes location data for safety and making connections between people and white sharks.

Reviews for The Mobile Learning Edge

Mobile Learning Edge

To date, the reviews have been very positive, and reviewers seem to recognize that the book is aimed at business decision makers, more than instructional designers. Here are the reviews that I have seen so far: [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] If you find any that I have missed, please let me know. (GW) WordPress Admin

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Learning Mobile App Review: NearPod [Podcast Interview]

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The Teacher uses a cloud service by login in to [link] in order to create presentations loaded with interactive features, such as quizzes, polls, videos, sketching tools and more. These trends in Education are bringing about major innovation from many companies that are committed to revolutionize learning for our younger generations. Send to Kindle.

Great Infographic: The Mobile Developer Journey

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That is because it is still complicated. As time progresses, I expect that new tools will be invented that will make the job easier. UK-based VisionMobile has released a great infographic illustrating the journey of a mobile developer, from app design to monetization. VisionMobile has other interesting reports and maps, as well as an atlas of the mobile industry listing over 1,100 players.

SMS Study Service Success in NZ | Mobile Learning

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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. Original news source at Computerworld. Ubiquette.

10 Things I Love about Screenr.com

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When I worked at Adobe and we announced Acrobat.com, I was so excited with all the free Cloud services included, and it also meant that I could leverage the story in promoting my apps because of some of the integration between them that we had built. I thought not only would this be awesome for people to use, but I also envisioned the tremendous marketing benefits this would create for us.

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The Hindu News Update Service

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News Update Service Wednesday, January 28, 2009 : 1155 Hrs RSS Feeds Sections Top Stories National International Regional Business Sport Sci. Indeed it does, it would require investments to keep the quality of service within acceptable norms, it would require investments in rural India where the tele-density is low; and it would, on a positive side, require education or familiarisation of the technology for enhanced services. Value additions by newer applications only will provide high-end services. Entertainment Agri. Mr Syngal, a B.Tech. Hons) and M.Tech.

Twitter as a Mobile Learning Platform

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Since then, and resulting from a series of key improvements to the service, we have a tool that can be shaped and molded to whatever the need may be. It’s been almost 5 years since Twitter came into existence and it has become quite the versatile platform. an information gateway where teachers can stay current with the cutting edge as it happens and is discussed. hashtags, lists).

The Emergence Of Mobile Learning For Higher Education In Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia

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Source: Ambient Insight’s 2010-2015 worldwide market forecast for Mobile Learning Products & Services). Mobile Learning Products & Services Revenue Forecast (in US$ millions). Source: Ambient Insight’s 2010-2015 worldwide market forecast for Mobile Learning Products & Services). This is now considered as an essential learning style in the future. 5-Year CAGR.

My First 72 hours with the Blackberry Playbook

mLearning Revolution

The Music and Books Services. One thing I really like about Apple and Google is that they both have a single user id and password for just about every service, so once I setup my device, it knows who I am and I can begin purchasing apps, music, movies etc. I would prefer native apps of these two services. Unboxing the Playbook and Setup. Once I got used to it, it was OK.

Get Mobile to Implement Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

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. Equally important, McCormick stresses, is to ask your employees what educational support they’d like to have. You make some really important points. WordPress Admin

My Reflections on the Mobile World Congress

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Actually there were two mLearning winners as the mobile learning project BBC Janala , also for learning English, won the Best Product, Initiative or Service for Underserved Segment category. The buzz was about Android, security, services, reliability, mHealth, the Microsoft/Nokia partnership, femtocells, NFC, cloud services, mobile money and global opportunities for mobile. The venue was kept very clean with service employees clearing your plate as soon as you took the last bite. This event grew to over 220,000 attendees and over 20,000 vendors. The U.S.

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