On-Campus Wireless Internet


The topic of easy-to-use, reliable wireless access to the internet came to the fore today, so I thought I should write about it. I heard from a number of people on our Yammer social network that they believed that our institution’s wireless service was difficult to connect to and only available in scattered areas around the campus. Tags: General Pedagogy Situated Social Technical Wireless campus internet learning physical spaces wi-fi wifi

Mobile wireless eReader a sign of the ubiquitous future to come

uLearning Blog

This is the future of mobile, wireless devices and why they are leading towards a true ubiquitous, everware future. Even small mobile devices now have the ability to connect wirelessly to all the information etc they need to be fully functioning. Tags: eReader Kindle wireless communications mobile eBook Amazon mobile/miniaturisation cloud computing wireless I’m not a fan of Amazon’s Kindle eBook Reader.

Mobile wireless eReader a sign of the ubiquitous future to come

mLearning World

This is the future of mobile, wireless devices and why they are leading towards a true ubiquitous, everware future. Even small mobile devices now have the ability to connect wirelessly to all the information etc they need to be fully functioning. (Guest post by Jonathan Nalder) I’m not a fan of Amazon’s Kindle eBook Reader. Not only is it not available in my country, but I feel the days of paying over US$350 for a device that only does one thing are long gone.

Using Wireless and Mobile Technology to Enhance Teaching and Learning at School

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Winning Wireless – A Preview of Michael Sabat’s Training for Netroots Nation

Mobile Commons

In “Winning Wireless” we’ll discuss how text messaging, phone calls, and the mobile web can help your organization connect with supporters and drive meaningful action. This piece, by Mobile Commons’ VP of Business Development Michael Sabat, was originally posted on the Netroots Foundation blog. Michael will be offering a training in mobile strategy as part of Netroots Nation, from June 7-10, 2012. . Click here to register now.

BLOG.MAGWEBBER.COM: Week 12 - Mobile, Wireless and Ubiquitous Learning

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Indiana University R685 - WebberBlog Main Navigation BLOG.MAGWEBBER.COM: Week 12 - Mobile, Wireless and Ubiquitous Learning Week 12 - Mobile, Wireless and Ubiquitous Learning This week we had a great synchronous session hosted by Dr Bonk with John Traxlar presenting from the UK and students engaging from all over the US, which was also taped for viewing asynchronously at a later time.

Just Another Mobile Phone Blog: St. Marys City Schools In Ohio, Verizon Wireless And GoKnow! Bring Wireless Technology To The Classroom

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Marys City Schools In Ohio, Verizon Wireless And GoKnow! Bring Wireless Technology To The Classroom Verizon Wireless and GoKnow! With the help of Verizon Wireless and GoKnow!, Marys School District established a trial program through which 600 Verizon Wireless devices equipped with high-speed wireless broadband service were provided to the elementary classrooms.

Duke Digital Initiative into its fourth wireless year | EDC Blog

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Home About RSS Log in Duke Digital Initiative into its fourth wireless year Posted on January 30, 2009 by Hamish Filed Under Uncategorized As promised, I’d like to bring to your attention a few items regarding mobile learning (mLearning) and the way it’s being used in educational spheres.

JNXYZ training site debuts

uLearning Blog

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 Just a quick post to let readers know I have launched the beta version of a site dedicated to those who need innovative training for their staff around technology and learning.

Can your Smartphone do this?

uLearning Blog

THIS is what the mobile, wireless, cloud computing, everywhere or ubiquitous computing is all about. Tags: remote access wireless communications mobile Connectivism smartphone homework mobile/miniaturisation wireless Future 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?

mLearning-World.com: Review, Palm Treo 650

mLearning World

skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, April 21, 2006 Review, Palm Treo 650 Recently I have been testing many of the new ‘all in one’ wireless products. Mostly these have included devices that are a combination of wireless phone and PDA. The Treo 650 is in essence a Palm PDA and 1X CDMA wireless phone combination.,

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Cloud Computing: money and mobilty

mLearning World

Well, ‘wirelessly’ might be a better way of putting it - because its the development of the wireless internet that is making this rather fanciful sounding idea a very real possibility as the tech industry goes forward. cloud utility computing wireless computingby Jonathan Nalder mLearnxyz.net So what does mobile learning have to do with ‘cloud computing’? And just what is ‘cloud computing’?

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Android mLearning project- in Brisbane, Queensland (in today’s courier mail)

uLearning Blog

Tags: mobile/miniaturisation uLearning wireless communications Android experimental mlearning smartphones

Moodle on a Nokia 770 | Mobile Learning


Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Moodle on a Nokia 770 5 09 2006 Nokia produce a Debian Linux-powered, portable, wireless internet browser, the Nokia 770. Here’s a picture of it running Moodle.org’s login screen, from Martin Langhoff at the Moodle discussion board (at right).

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Mobile Learning Conferences

Mobile Learning Edge

June 20-24, 2011 IEEE International Symposium on World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM), 12 th , Lucca, Italy. June 22-24, 2011 Mobilware2011 : International Conference on MOBILe Wireless MiddleWARE, Operating Systems and Applications, 4 th , London, the United Kingdom. July 18-21, 2011 International Conference on Wireless Information Networks and Systems , Seville, Spain.

Cutting Through the Hardware Confusion

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It is called the Wireless Phone Buying Guide. Not necessarily about mobile learning per se, but a resource from CES (Comsumer Electronics Association) cuts through the choices of carriers, devices and accessories. Check it out here. Let's hope they keep it up-to-date

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Notre Dame launches eReader study, creates first paperless course

mLearning World

A member of Notre Dame’s ePublishing Working Group, Angst is debuting the University’s first and only class taught using Apple’s new wireless tablet computer to replace traditional textbooks. “This has become known as the iPad class,” Corey Angst , assistant professor of management at the University of Notre Dame, told his students on their first day of class Aug. It’s actually not…it’s ‘Project Management.’”

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How m-Learning Can Effect Net Neutrality

mLearning is Good

they just provide all access at a standard price and speed, but they could make more money if they had multiple tiered systems like they do for cable television) to the mobile and wireless Internet and the services that go along with that. This means that my wireless Internet provider, Verizon Wireless, could charge me the highest monthly price to receive the fastest access with the most content.

Women in Mobile … Where are you.

Mobile Learning Edge

One such program is “Women in Wireless” (WIW) a program promoting and developing female leaders in mobile and digital media. Where are women when it comes to developing mobile technology? Well, according to K.T. Bradford, February 2011, Laptop… Men account for at least 85% of all CEO’s, CTOs, CFOs and other top-level positions in IT companies. Gee … big surprise there.

Why You Need to Make a Switch to eTextbooks


This kind of wireless portability adds to a student’s ease and comfort and allows them to make learning happen effortlessly. An e-textbook or digital textbook is the electronic version of a traditionally published textbook that may or may not be available in a paper form.

Straight Talk only? Owning more than 1 cell phone

Mobile Learning Edge

Straight Talk wireless says that most of their customers have one phone only. Numerous individuals utilize a second cell phone to keep photographs and instant messages private. During a period when work and home lives are more interlaced than any time in recent memory, there’s a cut of the populace selecting to keep up the gap via conveying two telephones. When he worked at a Southern California law office, Luke Cocalis had one cellphone, a Samsung Galaxy.

Saving money with Straight Talk cell phone family plans

Mobile Learning Edge

Other companies have various deals like this Straight Talk promo code that helps you save with Straight Talk Wireless. While the mobile phone industry will let you know that a monthly bill is about $47 starting 2012, numerous individuals are paying more than that – and relying upon their requirements, it might be excessively. There are a couple moves that you can make to spare cash on your mobile phone arrange today.

Latest issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies available

Mobile Learning Edge

Here is the Table of Contents: Mobile Tourist Guide – An Intelligent Wireless System to Improve Tourism, using Semantic Web. The International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM) (Volume 5, Issue 4, 2011) has just published its latest issue. Most of the articles are on mobile learning. Hosam El-Sofany, Samir Abou El-Seoud). How to Improve the Accessibility and Reduce the Total Cost of Ownership with Ecolig Protocol and Android in Mobile Learning.

February Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism Keywords: Future Trends Devices Design Social Wireless Cell Phones Google iPhone Conferences Statistics Presentation Books Government EducationWe will be posting the top 10 lists monthly. Here is the one for cc.mlearnopedia.com from February. Enjoy.

Mobile Learning in Canada: an Update

Mobile Learning Edge

The Mobile Experience Innovation Centre is a not-for-profit association that supports design leadership, experience innovation and applied research in Canada’s mobile and wireless industries. In February 2011, I wrote a brief overview of the mobile learning industry in Canada.

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

Upside Learning

Interest in mobile learning in Saudi Arabia has grown enormously within the last few years due to the rapid advancement in mobile technologies, wireless networks, and specifications of today’s mobile devices. With the rapid development of mobile technologies, a new style of learning, termed as mobile learning, has exploded everywhere in the world. This is now considered as an essential learning style in the future.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

mLearning Trends

Another month, another trip to Orlando it seems and last week had me attending two different shows down near the Mouse House; Learning Solutions 2011 and CTIA Wireless 2011. This first post will focus on LS2011 and I’ll post again on CTIA tomorrow. The Learning Solutions 2011 Event. The eLearning Guild’s LS2011 event was well attended and features 50+ vendors and more than 1300 participants from the training and development industry.

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CellCast Takes Top Honors at DemoFest 2010

mLearning Trends

The awards were given in support of our entry titled " mLearning: Learning on the Go " in the Sales Training category that OnPoint jointly submitted for consideration with CellCast customer Verizon Wireless. The end-to-end mobile solution provided by OnPoint compliments Verizon Wireless’ existing enterprise LMS platform and extends their blended learning environment to their ever-mobile sales professionals.

The 35 Dollar Tablet Computer

Upside Learning

The device is said to be support video conferencing, viewing a wide selection of video and image files, word processing, de/compressing files, printing with CUPS, full Internet browsing with Javascript and Flash, wireless communications, and remote device management. Am I glad to hear this; it was high time India jumped on the low-cost tablet and its happened! Kapil Sibal announced it, and described it as a dream project.

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Mobile Learning in Canada

Mobile Learning Edge

Members include: McGraw-Hill Ryerson , a leader in providing electronic and print information to the educational and business markets; Bell Mobility , a division of Bell Canada and Canadas leading wireless provider; Cap Gemini Ernst & Young , one of the worlds largest management and IT consulting firms; BlackBoard Inc. , This post is a brief overview of the mobile learning industry in Canada. This is of interest because i5 Research, my company, is located in Cobourg, Ontario.

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Here’s how Adobe Captivate 6 could have been a Game-Changer for mLearning

mLearning Revolution

Shadow allows you to connect multiple devices to your desktop wirelessly and then as you browse pages on your computer, all of you devices display the same page accordingly. . In writing my honest assessment of Adobe Captivate 6 post I knew going in I was putting myself out there and would invariably take some heat for sharing what I really thought about the new release.

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Mobile Learning Related News

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A lot has been happening lately in the mobile learning arena. Some of the more important items are: The Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop has released what could become a very important report entitled “ pockets of potential: Using Mobile Technologies to Promote Children’s Learning.” Directed mainly at K-12, hopefully administrators will read this and take note.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

After almost 18 months, RIM’s AppWorld site has only grown to around 15K “apps” for BlackBerry wireless handhelds and none of these current apps work on the upcoming PlayBook tablet meaning a whole new series of apps must be written – the classic “chicken & egg” problem. 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.

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Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

This one was spot-on and even I was amazed how quickly the omnipresent BlackBerry wireless handset, the standard issue weapon of choice for mobile enterprise workers, started to lose its’ place inside every corporate pocket and purse. a.k.a. How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions? 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.

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Duke m-Learning Initiative in fourth year

mLearning Blog

The idea behind it was to provide students with wireless mobile devices with a budget of $ 500′000 and find out whether students would actually use these mobile devices (in Duke’s case these devices were iPods). Although being most famous for great sports teams, the Duke University has pioneered in mobile learning as well. Four years ago, they have started an initiative which grew into the “Duke Digital Initiative&#.

Training Top 125: Alltel Links Training to Sales Success

mLearning World

With wireless voice sales margins dwindling industry-wide, Alltel launched a big push in late 2007 to increase the company's data services revenue. "At At the time, the wireless industry as a whole was no longer making much money on voice, so our sales efforts became heavily focused on data products and services, which were deemed the next big purchasing area for consumers," says Mindy Lane, Alltel's VP of training. Kudos to my team. Awarded the training top 125 again.

mLearning Tech A’plenty Released at CES 2011

mLearning Trends

All four of the major US wireless carriers ( ATT , Verizon Wireless , T-Mobile and Sprint ) plus several others announced support for next-gen device communications resulting in faster access speeds. It is the first week in January and the annual International CES (“Consumer Electronics Show”) is in full swing out in Las Vegas – just as if Santa Claus came twice within a two-week period for gadget freaks and tech nerds alike.

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Matrix Learning Coming Soon- From Telegraph UK

mLearning World

He told the Times Educational Supplement: "It's a very short route from wireless technology to actually getting the electrical connections in your brain to absorb that knowledge." Matrix Style Brain Downloads 'Will Make Lessons Pointless'. Children will learn by downloading information directly into their brains within 30 years, the head of Britain's top private schools organisation has predicted.

Text, Don’t Call, for Hurricane Safety

Mobile Commons

The wireless carriers have another tip. The article quotes a Verizon Wireless prepared statement: “Limit non-emergency calls to save battery power and free up wireless networks for emergency workers and operations and send brief text messages instead…When the network gets busy, texts have a higher chance of getting through the first time and can be more efficient.” As Hurricane Sandy descends on the eastern seaboard, everyone is scrambling to stay safe.

Thoughts on the Current State of Mobile Devices

The Mobile Learner

However, we have seen a major shift in the way we use communication technologies mainly because wireless access to the Internet has improved dramatically and major investments have been made, and continue to be made, in mobile hardware and software. Much of this shift has resulted from the massive improvements in wireless Internet access.

A Big Week for Smartphones

mLearning Trends

Everyone involved in mlearning -- from the learners themselves to the good folks designing and creating the content -- is set to benefit from the flood of positive news and announcements this week coming from both device OEMs and the wireless carriers. Finally, many of us sit in rapt anticipation for Apple's upcomg iSlate/Tablet announcement later this month, rumored to not only have built-in Wi-Fi but possibily having wireless data capabilities too.

Mobiles, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Merge — MobileBeyond

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As mobile smart phone applications, mobile data, the wireless Internet and smartphones morphed into location aware systems, the need for augmented reality disappeared. After all, people across the globe equally shared mobile assistance systems (MAS), wireless devices worn around the neck or embedded into clothing or the human brain, neural nets connected to the Cloud. The Earth, itself, an intelligent, global, wireless Internet cafe.

mLearning Developing while Mobile

mLearning World

Message sent via Blackberry wireless messaging. Most of my mLearning friends are undoubtedly aware, but there is a great tool for developing learning content while mobile. Google Docs are available on mobile browsers. I have found in my adventure drafting my first book on mLearning , that inspiration can happen anywhere, at anytime. I caught myself recently in a restaurant waiting for my order with a thought about something to look into.