Chad Udell Profiled in Columbia University’s New Learning Times

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Columbia University project recognizes Chad's contributions to the professional training arena. Press Columbia University EdLab New Learning Times

Training Top 125 2008: Winners- Congrats to my team #38

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Training Top 125 2008: Winners Congrats to my team, ranked 38- and in the top 125 for eight years in a row! For the seventh year in a row, Training tackled the task of ranking the top companies of employer-sponsored workforce training and development. Training tied to business objectives. Corporate university. Dollars spent on training. Best Practices and Outstanding Training Initiatives also are recognized in this issue.

CommLab University Blog » Blog Archive » Is m-learning a better platform for effective learning?

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CommLab University Blog « How effective is eLearning in imparting Product Training? Executive – Business Development Online Training Course: Business Writing Learn more about business writing skills and know how to write effective letters, memos, business reports and emails. How effective is eLearning in imparting Product Training? Are these used by successful trainers to make training effective?

Province, industry, and university partner for mobile learning research | Tony Bates

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iCORE is providing $760,000 over five years, Athabasca University is contributing $1.6 ’ Written by tony2 · Filed Under Events , Technology , geolocation , mobile learning Tagged: 2009 , Alberta , Athabasca University , iCORE , k , Kinshuk , Malkin , mobile learning , Xerox Canada Comments Got something to say?

How long mobile training progressed in 5 years Short! | Sierra Aircard

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SPRINT Targus Tribeca Uncategorized Wireless Articles Wireless Solutions X10 § Archives January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 How long mobile training progressed in 5 years Short! We examined practical examples of how people were running on mobile learning in large groups and organizations, and we started to talk about strategies for teacher training andsupport to students through learning and for these technologies. Educational Development for the Gameboy Generation

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Portable video game devices could hold the key to creating easy to use interactive training programs. The University of Michigan school of education has ventured in the development of educational programs for the Gameboy Advance. Training.

Kitaboo College – Enabling Higher Education with Technology


The requirements of a higher education institution such as a college or a university are quite different from that of a K-12 institution. Therefore, the education provided in colleges and universities must be at par with the requirements of the job market.

New Issue of the International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation (IJMLO)

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The ties that bind: a case of establishing a mobile post-training support network. However, you may find copies in electronic or print form is your local university library. Academic articles on mobile learning are found in many different journals.

Tappestry: Kicking the Informal Learning (Tin) Can

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Perhaps the ability to integrate the organization and tracking of learning into the channels and tools we already use every day is a next step, once we more universally understand informal learning and how it shapes our skills and knowledge. A review by Jessica Knox.

Current trends in Learning Technologies: a bluffer's guide


Mobile learning is a term used when mobile devices are woven into a learning, or training scenario. So conversations about mobile learning "at school", are likely to be massively different from "at university", and different again from "at work". Do you know your MOOCs from your OERs?

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A Model for Mobile Learning

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Thanks to Judy Brown for her Hotlist where I found a new book titled, “ Mobile Learning Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training &# edited by Mohamed Ally - Athabasca University in Canada.

My mobile video blog

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I am currently teaching a one month course on mobile learning at George Mason University and it’s a real privilege to do so. I’m so happy to see a university taking mobile learning seriously enough to offer a class on it. And because most of them are learning professionals (Instructional designers and trainers), they have a great understanding of how to build and deploy a training program.

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Take A Leap Of Faith With Mobile Learning

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This is like the mad rush to convert all ILT training to eLearning that we witnessed a decade ago. This hints at the declining importance of formal structured training programs, which aim at ‘pushing’ information into the learner’s minds.

Is MOOC Suitable For Corporate & Workplace Learning?

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In the short while they have been around, it has outgrown the buzzword stage and some MOOCs in the university space seem to be flourishing already. Based on the little I’ve understood of MOOCs so far, I believe they can be applied to corporate training if done well.

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Busy Week for Mobile Learning

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Stanford University started an iPhone Application Programming course this week and has made the slides and video available through iTunes U here. Where do I start?

Podcasts Shown to be Potentially More Effective than Classroom Lectures

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Mobile learning has been shown through several studies to be as effective, or more effective than other modes of training and sometimes less effective depending on how it’s used and what it’s used for.

Our 2013 Mantra for #mLearning: Simplify, Simplify, Simplify [Lessons from LinkedIn]

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May 2013 be the year each one of us creates a dent in our own Universe! Upcoming Events: Here’s a list of some of my upcoming events and conferences: August 13-14 : From e-Learning to mLearning Design Training [6-hr Online Workshop] [link].

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Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

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As stated in our previous post , the mobile learning “app” has proved its superiority over less compelling mobile web-delivered training materials. a.k.a. How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions?

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Industry Forecast

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With the increased use of technology in all education and training and the increased use of mobile phones globally, it makes less sense than ever to talk about e-learning and m-learning. Lisa Gualtieri, eLearn Magazine editor-in-chief, and adjunct clinical professor at Tufts University School of Medicine [Twitter: @lisagualtieri ]. Yesterday, eLearn Magazine published its annual list of predictions for 2011.

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

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Poor teacher training leads to poor results. To date, there are few projects and formal studies on mobile teacher training in refugee contexts.

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. We’ve seen examples of compliance training work for other organizations, so there is room in the mobile world for certain types of courseware. The article is in the January 2010 Issue of Training and Development Magazine.

Text-message course helping newcomers learn English

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Athabasca University, a long-distance post-secondary school, created the cellphone lessons for those wanting to learn English as a second language (ESL). You're controlling it, which is so nice," said Tracey Woodburn of Athabasca University. "A

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5 Take-aways from the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Webinar

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Prof Mike Sharples (Open University) put forward the single, strongest point on mobile learning: that it needs to be led by pedagogy and not technology. Train and support the teacher.

Mobile learning at the Nigeria Summit

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As we all know, the world faces major education challenges, including: Shortage of trained and motivated teachers. New recruits are needed to cover both the 2 million additional posts required to reach universal primary education and the 3.4

Mobile Learning Reading

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Recently there was a lot of buzz about Mobile Learning: Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training edited by Mohamed Ally (March 2009). It is great to see some new books on mobile learning.

Corporate M-Learning Realized!!

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We see quite a few articles and studies on m-Learning in k-12 and university settings, but we don’t often see a good case study in corporate mobile learning. Mobile Learning. Those who read my posts know that my biggest area of interest is corporate mobile learning.

One Laptop per Child Australia ‘flips’ the ICT in education deployment model

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One high-profile example where the focus on the tech itself has at times become the problem rather than the enabler is the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) initiative started by Nicholas Negroponte at MIT university in the United States. Teacher training that had occurred prior to delivery?

CellCast App for BlackBerry 10

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Both apps allow users to access training content, complete surveys, interact within defined social networks, and actively participate in game-enabled learning environments and check their status on leader boards – the BB10 just makes all those formal and informal learning interactions more enjoyable.

Is Mobile Learning A Reality Now?

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For as mobile devices offer universal web access, there are instant opportunities to deliver content. Is mobile learning becoming a reality rather than a prediction? And has this led to new generation of players emerging in the learning market place?

3 Data Types Every ICT4D Organization Needs – Your Weekend Long Reads

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After five years researching the effectiveness of non-profit organizations (NPOs) in the USA, Stanford University lecturer Kathleen Kelly Janus found that while 75% of NPOs collect data, only 6% feel they are using it effectively.

Online Educa Berlin 2017 – rough notes

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Besold, City, University of London, UK. Must read for the AI-savvy decision maker: Artificial Intelligence and Life in 2030 (Stanford University report). Mandatory training (ethics, volunteering, etc.)

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The Challenges of Being a Sustainable Edtech Venture – Your Weekend Long Reads

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Beyond content, it offers training and skills development for a fee. Over a ten year period GetSmarter has steadily partnered with top universities around the world, offering courses for them and building both a partner and broad customer base. Earlier this month I attended FUTUR.E.S

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

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using different types of devices in multitudes of languages across diverse geographies are sure to drive awareness in mobile learning and generate interest from organizations of all sizes seeking to achieve their own successes and become more innovative in the way the train and support their ever-mobile learning communities. As stated in our previous post , the mobile learning “app” has proved its superiority over less compelling mobile web-delivered training materials.

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The Pearson years: A brief review

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Delivering company-wide training, documentation, strategy was also ongoing. Skills Training and the Digital Transition. Forget the laptop? Use your iPod/iTouch/iPhone to view slideshows on TVs.

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Method 1 (Composite video) Using the AV cable connected directly to the top of the iPod or to the line out port on the Universal Dock. Method 2 (S-video) Using S-video when the iPod is in the Universal Dock. Additionally, S-video can only be used when the iPod is in the Universal Dock.

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Are Apps the Future of Mobile Learning?

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There are also several mobile learning apps that are specifically designed for learning, i.e. language learning, brain training, etc. In the future, educational and training institutions like Harvard Business Publishing may create their own app stores for mobile learning. As a developer, you constantly look for the “next big thing&#. Most of us will probably admit that there can be more than one of those “big things&#.

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One textbook policy = bad idea. Here’s why, from Jansen, Attwell and Spaull

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Francis Wilson asks Arthur Attwell (Book Dash), Jonathan Jansen (How to Fix South African Schools) and Nic Spaull (post-doc Education fellow at the University of Stellenbosch), what the implications are. Of those who matriculate, only 14% go to university. Follow a programme of identifying Master Teachers who can train other teachers. Teachers trained and teaching on time. Recently the Franschhoek Literary Festival hosted a session titled “We Won’t Get No Education”.

Learning Objects for Mobile (MLOs)

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I continue to read through “ Mobile Learning Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training &# edited by Mohamed Ally – Athabasca University in Canada. I’m trying to find the sections in the book that relate directly to design and implementation of mobile learning products and this book has a wealth of knowledge to help designers do just that.

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The Mobile Learning Engine (MLE) for Moodle


Here at the University of Canberra, I’ve been investigating one particular extension for the University’s new Moodle-based learning environment: the free and open source Mobile Learning Engine (MLE).

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

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OLPC Australia has been recognised for its training program that focuses on educational outcomes rather than just the laptop itself. A strong case can be made that a revolution is underway in how computers are being perceived and used in schools across the world.

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SLATE Group Blog: July 2009 SLATE Meeting Notes

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skip to main | skip to sidebar Saturday, August 8, 2009 July 2009 SLATE Meeting Notes The July 2009 Midwest Blackboard Users Group (SLATE) meeting was held at the University of Illinois Chicago on July 22, 2009.

mLearning-World Welcomes our Newest Author- Thomas Curtis

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Through hard work & the support of lecturers I managed to secure both a recognised computing qualification, acceptance on a university degree and without sounding too melodramatic forge a new path for myself. From playschool, to Junior, to high school to university we all have differing systems, schemas, teaching methods and datasources. Moodle, BlackBoard, Bespoke software, some training, no training.

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Crisis Text Line Uses SMS Data Mining to Save Lives

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Teenagers text in their thoughts or questions and a trained professional responds to them in one-on-one anonymous conversations. Text messaging’s trademark is fast, efficient communication.