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Smartphones Will Offer Personalized Learning and Decision Support

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Smartphones are getting smarter. Mobile Strategy Google Glass learning analytics predictive analytics sales enablement smartphones So smart, in fact, they''ll be able to easily digest data into learning analytics that will ultimately allow your business to grow.

The Smartphone Generation and Healthcare Marketing

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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. The Rise of the Smartphone-Only Generation.

Use Smartphones in class, say school principals

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They actively encourage schools to accept smartphones, and social networking as part their educational provision, and offer a range of guidelines and advice to different levels of practitioner. The National Association of Secondary School Principals have been trying to make sense of the whirlwind that is Social and Mobile Technologies. They have just released a position statement , summarizing their thoughts on the matter … and it is surprisingly good!

Typing With Our Thumbs Changes Our Brains

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A recent study suggests that typing on our smartphones changes the relationship between our thumbs and brains. Comic Industry News neuroscience research smartphones

New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions

HTML5 gives the learner interactivity and animation, such as: •Swiping to move forward and back between pages •Animations such as flipping animation when the TOC is loaded (on the smartphone. have to load it locally on the smartphone or tablet or is there some easier.

The Value of Smartphones in a Disaster

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Mobile learning is learning at the point of need, and the ultimate point of need is a disaster. Use your phone to help you prepare for and make life easier when disaster strikes. Mobile Devices Pedagogy and Learning geolocation natural disaster point of need push notifications tornado

Glossary III: Rise of the Smartphones

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We’re just a little more than a month away from mLearnCon 2011, so it’s a good time to start boning up on some mobile learning terms. You don’t want to [.]. Android iOS Mobile Learning Glossary Mobile Technology

Key Mobile Milestone: Smartphone Sales Exceeded Feature Phones for the First Time [#mLearing]

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A new report by Gartner, which came out today, shows that for the first time, smartphone worldwide sales exceeded those of feature phones in the second quarter of 2013. 3 Smartphone vendor, overtaking Blackberry.

Gaming is Getting Increasingly Mobile, Smartphones are Getting a Larger Slice of That Pie.

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The general public is putting more and more entertainment focused games on their smartphones and mobile devices. As serious games and gamification gain traction in learning circles, it’s not a [.]. Apps Mobile Technology Other

10 Big Pharma smartphone apps

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Big Pharma smartphone apps: Janssen's Care4Today app. Some of the work we do at Metrix Group includes partnering with pharmaceutical companies to develop product and disease training solutions for the business.

Can your Smartphone do this?

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Not to start any disputes as to which Smartphone is better because several modern platforms are now capable of the feat I’m about to report, but can your phone do this? Tags: remote access wireless communications mobile Connectivism smartphone homework mobile/miniaturisation wireless Future Can it: &# Look for files on your remote home or office computer and download those files to your device or e-mail them to a friend or colleague.

9 Ways People Are Using Mobile Learning – Presentation

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While some of the first smartphones had touch […]. 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

eLearning is dead! Multi-screen learning is the next big thing.

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In 2014, Samsung alone had 56 different smartphones with different sizes and resolutions. A Tecmark Survey finds the average user picks up their smartphone 221 times a day? iA Single Experience across multiple screens, as illustrated in the image above, is the world we live in today!

6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design

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How many times do you pick up your smartphone throughout the day? How many times do you reach for your smartphone even when you are in front of a fully capable Mac or PC computer? A Tecmark Survey finds the average user picks up their smartphone 221 times a day?

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Most Smartphone Users Download Zero Apps Per Month

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of smartphone users download zero apps in a typical month, according to comScore. Creating a smartphone app can seem like a great way to connect with your core supporters. The post Most Smartphone Users Download Zero Apps Per Month appeared first on Mobile Commons. 65.5%

The Single Biggest Myth about Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

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Mobile Learning is just the same eLearning shrunk down to fit on smartphone and tablets. “Inspiration Exists but it has to Find You Working” – Pablo Picasso.

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How to compare PocketPc smartphones?

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We end up buying an awful lot of smartphones - many of them PocketPC based. probably almost 3000 over the last couple of years) it is always a really messy business, haggling with suppliers to get the best price.

10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]

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Articulate for example has gone the native app route for deploying learning projects to tablets and HTML5 for smartphones like the iPhone and the Moto X. The more I test #AdobeCaptivate 8 for my Review, the more I realize this is the version for #mLearning I’ve been waiting for!

Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility has unforeseen implications

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Mobile Technology Android Google mobile Motorola Mobility patents smartphoneChances are by now you’ve heard Monday’s announcement from Google that it expects to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion, pending approval from federal antitrust regulators. Google said in its Aug. [.].

The “m” in mLearning means More

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The screens are too small on smartphones for us to do anything worthwhile, connections on mobile devices aren’t reliable enough, there are too many devices to target all of them, and on and on.

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What is Driving the Move to Mobile Learning?

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Mobile Technology Pedagogy and Learning communication mobile learning nomophobia smartphonesThe idea of mobile learning has been talked about seriously for only about 20 years, but the dream of using mobile electronic devices to communicate is at least 100 years [.].

A Big Week for Smartphones

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Here are a few of the key announcements this week and my take on the overall impact we might expect: Google's Nexus One Device Smartphone Announced. down the path with the introduction of a top shelf smartphone designed by and sold direct to market (at US$529 unlocked). AT&T is set to expand their smartphone stable by announcing the coming availability of new Android and Palm WebOS-based devices later this Spring.

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

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Right now, we have the traditional desktop PCs and Laptops, Tablets and Smartphones, but it’s not too early to start thinking also about smart TVs, game consoles and dashboards in cars, and why not the foldable screens of the future.

The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition

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In Captivate 9, we now get up to 5 breakpoints enabling us to design fluid learning experiences that can be accessed on the desktop, tablets and smartphones, including in landscape and portraits modes. What a difference three short years make in technology.

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Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]

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Examples of how Smartphones transcend beyond Phones and make our lives better. After delivering my 6Hr Mobile Learning Workshop for companies for a few months, today I’m opening it up for Learning Professionals. Why Register for this Training?

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8 Ways to Use Sound With Your Mobile Device

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Smartphones are capable of recognizing various audio inputs, allowing for secure authentication, annotation and translation. Mobile Apps Mobile Devices Newsletter audio mobile affordances sound

Designing eLearning For iPads (LT 2013 – Slide Deck)

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We believe that 2013 is going to be the year of tablets and smartphones, and for us, at Upside Learning, eLearning on iPads (tablets) and mEnablement (as we call it) are powerful themes – ones that can get organizations started towards mLearning.

Daily Mobile Learning Episode 2: The Best UI is No UI

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I chose this article as my first article because I believe simplicity in design is what should drive us all forward in designing learning for ALL screens, not just smartphones, and tablets but also for traditional desktop computers and laptops.

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

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billion smartphone users worldwide and counting, mobile web traffic now accounts for 15% and is growing 1.5x We check our smartphones 150x per day.

From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

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As for the batteries in our smartphones, they will last longer or better yet, will be replaced all together by solar power technology.

Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement

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Bring Your Own Device’ or BYOD, refers to an organizations employees using their personal devices (usually Smartphones/Tablets) at the workplace to access company resources for business use.

Google Survey Has Lots of Interesting Data on Mobile Use

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The sample size was 5,000 American adults who owned a smartphone and accessed the mobile Internet. The results showed that 93% of smartphone owners use their phones while at home, including 39% said they use their smartphones “while going to the bathroom. &#.

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

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If you don’t yet have a smartphone (and you don’t think you are getting one for Christmas) go out and get one yourself, if you can afford it, get two or three. 2012 has been an amazing year for mobile!

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Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

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It’s hard to imagine something worse than doing nothing, but I actually think that converting exactly what you have today on the desktop to HTML5, in order to shrink it down for smartphones and tablets, is a pretty bad choice, too.

Google’s Android Training Initiative – Will it boost mLearning?

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This is a move in the right direction by Google, especially since many Smartphone users perceive Android apps to be inferior to Apple’s iOS.

A Lesson in Mobile Learning Design from Yelp [#mLearning]

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The problem is that it’s easy to make assumptions about the mobile user, we often picture him or her in a rush, trying to get many things done at the same time, all while holding a cup of coffee or a baby with one hand and a smartphone with the other.

Why the iPad and iPhone not supporting Adobe Flash is a Great thing for mLearning

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We need to explore other industries such as web design and new movements around it such as Responsive web design and learn how these principles are being used to develop once and deploy the same content across desktops, smartphone and Tablets without plug-ins. There’s no other Industry in the world that was more affected by Apple refusing to embrace Adobe Flash in their iOS devices like the eLearning Industry.

Picking the "Right" Smartphone for mLearning

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The reason is simple: mobile devices -- especially smartphones -- were not created equal. Everyone talks about how smartphones are really "pocket computers" -- and to some extent they are -- but the reality is some of the older mobile device still in active service are more akin to an early Osborne 1 luggable portable PC (circa 1981) than they are to a sleek and powerful mordern Dell Precision laptop or Apple Macbook Pro.

Mobile Learning: mAssessments Through Text Messages

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According to the ‘2013 Internet Trends’ report by Mary Meeker and Liang Wu, partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), India is ranked fifth in the world in terms of number of smartphone subscribers, with a staggering 67 million smartphone users.

What I Learnt About Mobile Learning Design

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I recently came across a report on the Deloitte website , which estimates that global Smartphone market sales will touch 375 million by the end of 2011. This means that there are going to be millions of Smartphone users out there, who can access mobile learning anywhere, at any time.