Friday, September 28, 2012

5 Ways The iPhone 5 Will Affect eLearning

Since the first iPhone came out in 2007, Apple releases have been characterized by camp outs, long lines, and controversial ads by competitors. The recent release of the iPhone 5 is no different. Apple’s track-record for successful launches has sent business thinkers scrambling to bottle the company’s secret sauce, asking “What is it that makes Apple and their products so successful?” Read more here ...

Mind the gap: bridging gaps between mlearning theory and practice

Wireless is Transforming Education

Wireless EdTech 2012 is being held October 10-12 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC. This year’s event features new speakers in addition to some of the key players from last year, a more interactive agenda and even more enthusiasm behind providing students with the 21st century tools they need to succeed. Read more here ...

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

20 Blogs about Mobile Learning You Should Know

Not even one decade ago, educators considered cell phones and laptops a most egregious classroom distraction. These days, though, many tech-savvy teachers actively try to incorporate them into engaging lessons rather than snatching them away. While tablets, smartphones, and other mobile computing devices have yet to enjoy universal implementation, many in the business adore exploring emerging technologies to unlock their full potential as learning tools. Such as these folks, listed in no particular order! Read more here ...

Monday, September 24, 2012

Mobile learning environment of the university

Understanding Mobile Learning with Amit Garg

Interested in Corporate mLearning, feel free to join Amit Garg during his free MobiMOOC webinar. During the webinar he will focus on what mLearning in the corporate world is. This webinar can be followed here ...

Introducing Serious Mobile Games, by David Parsons

For those interested in Serious Mobile Games, feel free to join David Parsons during his free MobiMOOC webinar. During the webinar he will focus on serious mobile gaming and provide insights on how he and his team created a specific serious mobile game for the University in Auckland New Zealand. This webinar can be followed here ...

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

100 Mobile Learning Apps Across 10 Categories For iPhone (& iPad!)

Even Luddites have to admit the iPhone definitely altered the way humanity interacts with its own devices, making Douglas Adams’ cheeky The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (the eponymous book itself, not the whole Earth being demolished to build an interstellar highway thing) leap from science fiction to science fact. Because of so much power packed into a sleek handheld, this means some pretty amazing educational implications for gadget enthusiasts. As a result, some innovative developers out there provide hundreds of hours of engaging content meant to get anyone of any age up and learning about the world. Read more here...

Mobile Learning Curriculum Framework - MobiMOOC 2012 Adele Botha presentation

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Primeiro QR Code em calçada portuguesa

Treinta más ciento diez aplicaciones Android imprescindibles.

30 aplicaciones Android que no pueden faltar y 140 imprescindibles. Por Ismael Callejas. El Android Libre. En El Androide Libre somos culos inquietos y nos gusta probar muchas, muchas aplicaciones para poder comentar con todos vosotros qué tal son y despejar un poco las dudas de muchas de ellas. También vosotros nos aportáis nuevas aplicaciones que analizar y dar a conocer. LER MAIS AQUI ....

Monday, September 17, 2012

Mobile Learning: Resource Roundup

From smartphones and tablets, to MP3 players and e-readers, today's students have a variety of mobile technologies at their fingertips. Here's a look at some mobile learning resources from Edutopia and around the Web. Read more here ...

How We Use Adobe Shadow for Mobile Learning Development

Are you using Adobe Shadow? It’s a free tool released last Spring by, you guessed it, Adobe. Adobe Shadow is a series of Applications and Plugins that makes previewing web content on all devices simple. Quite simply, it’s a web developer’s dream come true…and it has vastly streamlined our mobile learning development process. Read more here ...

What is the “Killer App” of Mobile Learning?

I get asked this question all the time. Here’s my answer. Here’s how wikipedia defines killer application as it pertains to marketing: Read more here ...

10 Big (But Never Discussed) Problems With Mobile Learning

The mobile learning revolution is creating a lot of buzz in the education world, and the benefits undoubtedly stand out. But nothing exists as a purely positive entity. While the movement toward “m-learning” (as those totally in the know call it) marks a change in how education approaches technological developments, anyone considering the developing tools needs to research the downsides before making the leap. Read more here ...

12 Characteristics Of An iPad-Ready Classroom

Implementing iPads isn’t exactly a just-add-water proposition. While they’re wondrous little devices capable of enchanting learners for hours, to get the learning results you’re likely after will take planning, design, and reflection. read more here ...

Sunday, September 16, 2012

El futuro de la lectura

Leemos todos los días. A todas horas. Inconscientemente. La información nutricional de la caja de cereales, las señales de tráfico, la factura de la electricidad, las vallas publicitarias. Conscientemente. Ler mais aqui ....

Setting up your personal iPad for presenting and teaching

In this blog post, I describe configuration steps to help you setup your personal iPad for presenting at conferences and teaching in the classroom. iPads have great personalization features, however, not all of these features are appropriate if you are displaying your iPad screen to a large audience, such as in the classroom or at a conference. Here are the things you should consider: Reada more here ...

Friday, September 14, 2012

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN M-LEARNER

TED Mobile

TED mobile app brings the TED experience to our iPhone, iPod touch or iPad. We can watch the videos with subtitles and even download to watch them offline later on. Download here ...

Thursday, September 13, 2012

7 apps essenciais para Profissionais de Marketing

Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Blackberry… O que têm estes em comum? Os smartphones estão em todo o lado e com eles, o acesso à Internet através de redes Wi-Fi, 3G e mais recentemente através das redes 4G. Esta nova realidade disponibiliza-nos o acesso a milhões de apps (muitas delas gratuitas) com o objetivo de satisfazer as nossas necessidades enquanto pessoas e profissionais da área onde atuamos. Ler mais aqui ...

Sunday, September 9, 2012

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Mobile learning is a relatively new domain and is rapidly evolving as well, which makes its implementation a not so easy task. When implementing mobile learning in workplace, following 6 steps will help create an effective mlearning strategy. read more here ...

Converting e learning to mlearning (why and how)

Introducing Agumented mLearning topic at MobiMOOC 2012

EXCELLENT SLIDES ON THE USE OF IPAD IN EDUCATION

Find here some great slides about iPad in Education and visite Silvia Tolisano Wiki here ....

Poderão as tecnologias móveis moldar a aprendizagem de línguas?

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Best mLearning Practices for Sales Staff

mLearning can be used by organizations as an additional resource to train their sales and marketing staff. Here is a presentation on "Best mLearning Practices for Sales Staff".

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Mobile quiz using google Drive Flubaroo

Mobile and connected: the challenges and implications - John Traxler

How Can Mobile Learning Increase Student Motivation?

The mobile learning movement is beginning to gain momentum. Teaching in schools, universities, colleges (and even learning from home) has the potential to be more engaging with the integration of m-learning. And as a result, mobile learning is becoming exceedingly popular. It was reported by Ambiant insight that the US market for mobile learning products had generated a staggering $958.7 million in 2010. Not only this, but they predicted the compound annual growth rate to be 13.7% over the next five years, proving that mobile learning will continue to develop as more and more people begin to recognise its advantages. Read more here ...

John Traxler Seminar in Kwazulu Natal University

Monday, September 3, 2012

The Current State Of Mobile Learning In Education

How many students are projected to use mobile devices by the year 2016? How many are using devices while learning right now? How much is spent every year on textbooks? Read more here ...

Is eLearning on Tablets really Mobile Learning?

The only thing better than Blogging is the comments one gets below a post. Comments I believe is the real killer app of Blogs and some times comments are so insightful than they trigger ideas for new posts. Read more here ...

Mobile Learning - Adding Student Engagement to Classes (OTC 2011)

MSH’s Innovation Challenge (INCH) Fund Supports Mobile Learning in Malawi

In the rural Salima district of Malawi, where the closest health facility is more than a day’s walk away, community-based health workers provide the first and often only line of care to families who need health services. While it is essential that these health workers remain up-to-date on current medical norms and knowledge, this proves challenging considering that most villages in Salima do not have electricity, let alone internet. Read more here ...

Sunday, September 2, 2012

mobiMOOC – Augmented mLearning

Mobile augmented reality technologies provide an innovative tool for the educational environment. The combination of real and virtual elements allows us to design new teaching and learning strategies and enhance learners’ experiences. See more here ...

The mLearning Scholars Program

The mLearning Scholars Program is designed to facilitate the exploration of questions about teaching, learning, and collaboration in the information-rich, “connect anywhere and anytime” environment enabled by mobile technology such as tablet devices and smartphones. Each year sees two cohorts of mLearning Scholars. The1.0 cohort are faculty just beginning to experiment with mobile learning, while the 2.0 cohort consists of faculty who have already gained some experience teaching with mobile technologies. (For many in the 2.0 cohort, that experience was gained by participating in a prior year’s 1.0 cohort.) While all participants assess impacts, the 2.0 cohort is especially focused on asking specific research questions and answering them by gathering data. Re4ad more here ...

Technology in the Classroom: Use and Misuse

Cell phones have taken over the world. No? They seem to have taken over college campuses, and isn’t that where revolution often begins? I am not anti-technology. In fact I am a gadget addict and have been from the days of the Betamax. technology, however convenient and useful, can be abused. I am afraid the era of cell phone misuse is upon us. We text while driving. We engage customers with cell phones in our hands. We sit at tables breaking bread with our friends and loved ones while updating our social networking pages. We record concerts on our smartphones instead of being present and enjoying the experience. Read more here ...

Celling It: Mobile Phones in the Classroom

From time to time, I like to check out various education-related Twitter feeds to see what’s trending. One topic that seems to generate a lot of chatter is the use of cell phones in the classroom. To date, teachers’ experiences of using mobile phones in the classroom are mixed: some report great success in using them to sustain student interest and to teach content in a new way, while other teachers experience problems with students focusing not on classroom content, but on texting their BFFs instead. What to do? Read more here ...

UNESCO Working Paper Series on Mobile Learning

Today there are over 5.9 billion mobile phone subscriptions worldwide, and for every one person who accesses the internet from a computer two do so from a mobile device. Given the ubiquity and rapidly expanding functionality of mobile technologies, UNESCO is enthusiastic about their potential to improve and facilitate learning, particularly in communities where educational opportunities are scarce. This Working Paper Series scans the globe to illuminate the ways in which mobile technologies can be used to support the United Nations Education for All Goals; respond to the challenges of particular educational contexts; supplement and enrich formal schooling; and make learning more accessible, equitable, personalized and flexible for students everywhere. Read more here ...

Best Practices for Deploying iPads in Schools

As schools get ready to deploy iPads this year, each one is scrambling to figure out how to develop an efficient and effective system that works. With no standardized system or uniform roadmap to follow, at the moment, it’s up to individual schools to reach out through their networks to find information about best practices and smooth, streamlined service. Read more here ...