Reflection on the ‘eLearning and Digital Cultures’ MOOC, Wk.2 #edcmooc
Dont Waste Your Time
FEBRUARY 6, 2013
On to the second of the five weeks Coursera / University of Edinburgh MOOC: ‘eLearning and Digital Cultures’. ” Isn’t this the question we ask, in one form or another, each time Apple releases a new device? Apart from the very sinister twist at the end, you could argue we’re already at this point in time with Apps and mobile technology. YouTube: Sight. link].
Mobile Mania – The Latest on M-Learning
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
Mobile the final frontier. These are the voyages of mobile learning. To seek out new devices. To, ah forget it you now the rest, but what you may not know is the latest on the mobile learning front. already saw that mobile planet. Responsive – Talk to any LMS vendor (okay, a large swath of them) and they will tell you they have responsive for mobile. .
6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy
AUGUST 16, 2012
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. 1. In fact, some early mobile learning initiatives have been taken up more for novelty value than for identified real needs.
Influence of Mobile Learning is Growing
AUGUST 12, 2014
True mobile learning has been around for close to a decade, right around the time when the first smartphone and tablet (Apple) wereintroduced and opened up a new world of possibilities for training and education. Thailand’s government is planning to supply 13 million mobile devices to students within the same time-frame. ed tech mlearning mobile learning
All hail the electronic calf
JANUARY 27, 2013
So I signed up to The University of Edinburgh’s E-learning and Digital Cultures course on Coursera. Insofar as these themes relate to e-learning, the obvious parallel for me is the undue influence of Apple. The shining light of mobile. Given I’ve been blogging about MOOCs lately, I thought it was high time I better informed my perspective by actually doing a MOOC.
Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013
AUGUST 14, 2013
Big Data refers to the large amounts of unstructured data flowing through numerous sources in our digital world every second. and not just digital ones! It is an evolving programming language that could lead the future of mobile web. Wearable digital devices with an electronic performance support system can provide continuous learning and support for mobile workers.
This Week on #TalkTech: Apple Slows Innovation, PKM Not a Technology, and Digital Natives
SEPTEMBER 13, 2012
Sure, the new iPhone looks faster and sexier…but is it really going to move us forward when it comes to embracing mobile learning? Topic 3: Digital Natives keep getting younger and younger. New York Times: For a Baby – Mobile Screens to Shake and Rattle. Social Learning iphone 5 Mobile Learning social learning talktechCredit: CNET/James Martin).
20 Wonderful Resources for Using BLE Beacons in Mobile Learning
MAY 3, 2014
This may feel futuristic, but the cool thing is that the technologies are all already there (and cheap!) ” – Geoff Stead (Head of Mobile Learning, Qualcomm). They help us precisely pinpoint the location of mobile phones indoors, and enable us to communicate with the users (of the phones) through specific apps installed in their mobile devices. What are the advantages?
All hail the electronic calf
JANUARY 27, 2013
So I signed up to The University of Edinburgh’s E-learning and Digital Cultures course on Coursera. Insofar as these themes relate to e-learning, the obvious parallel for me is the undue influence of Apple. The shining light of mobile learning. This film really resonated with me. Rejoice! as we consumers are only too willing to worship the one true god. With horns.
Learning Mobile App Review: NearPod [Podcast Interview]
MAY 30, 2012
There’s no denying there’s a revolution happening today in Education driven by important trends such as the Flipped Classroom, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and of course schools embracing mobile technologies creatively for learning. Interviews Mobile Learning Podcast featured Send to Kindle.
10 mLearning Lessons I Learned from reading Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski [Book Review]
JULY 25, 2012
I love Mobile and everything that it represents. enjoy the simplicity of mobile. suppose you can say that I think “ mobile-first ” and everything else, including desktop-second. This is why I’m a big fan of Luke Wroblewski’s book entitled Mobile First. Mobile is the future and we must to be part of it. Time is precious on mobile.”
Apple Announces Textbook Revolution
Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development
JANUARY 19, 2012
This morning Apple held a press event to announce their entry into the world of textbooks. think digital books with integrated media were an inevitability. Apples iBooks will sell for no more than $14.99. But the exciting thing is that if you are familiar with Apple apps then it won't take much more than that for you to start writing a fully interactive textbook of your own. But like I said, this is an Apple app and that's just how you do it. From the Apple web site. I'll let you go off and explore the Apple site and other places to get more details.
The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support
OCTOBER 5, 2014
LearnQ : a mobile-based performance support app for our Quality Management System (QMS) that provides an ubiquitous way to access information while on the go. Today, while working on the design of a proximity-based embedded performance support mobile app using Qualcomm’s Gimbal Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons, we set out on a quick journey to explore and learn more about this concept.
Classrooms in 2050
Dont Waste Your Time
JULY 3, 2014
“students will have access to live digital dashboards that help them better understand their progress towards their academic goals and whether they need to speak with an advisor or professor. At the moment these are really only sponsored degrees , but it might not stay like this for long – who’s to say that Google, Apple, etc. What will classrooms look like in 2050?
Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an.
APRIL 11, 2011
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an Engineering Background? Do instructional designers in the Social Digital Age need an engineering background? What blows my mind when I see Inkling? 1. We think we’re on the way to making it real. Blog this!
Bern, baby, Bern
MARCH 26, 2012
One of the world’s first mobile phones. PDP-8/E minicomputer, Digital Equipment Corporation, 1970. Apple-1, Apple Computer Company, 1976. The world’s first commercially successful mobile computer. While I was in Europe for Didacta last month, I took the opportunity to visit Bern in Switzerland. It’ll be well worth it. Figure 2. Figure 3. Figure 4.
13 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 27
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
10 Tools for Digital Storytelling in Class. guide to 10 great tools for digital storytelling with a class – create comics, animations and eBooks. 8. According to a May 2011 survey by the Nielson Company, about 37% of mobile consumers have a smartphone, with a majority of these individuals using either an Android or an Apple model. Finding the Right Learning Mix.
Book Review: “Always On”
Dont Waste Your Time
JULY 24, 2014
It has enabled truly mobile learning to take place – in the sense of mobile materials as well as mobile individuals – as well as interactions when we, the learner, wants it, not just when the course director wants it. Apple has taken something, developed it, marketed it, and let it loose on the world. ” With chapters like ‘Smarter or Dumber?’,
8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning
DECEMBER 13, 2012
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. In 2012 Apple announced the iPhone 5, two new iPads and the new iPad mini; Google unveiled their first tablet, the nexus 7 and later the 10″ version; Amazon gave us three Kindle Fire HD tablets. Samsung S3).
The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning
APRIL 14, 2015
Siri , the quirky and intelligent personal assistant has been an integral part of the Apple iOS since October, 2011. Here is a heart warming story of how interacting with Siri helped an autistic child make sense of the world at his pace – How One Boy with Autism Became BFF with Apple’s Siri. Anything can happen in five years. ” – Wikipedia. Utopian? Maybe.
#mLearn2010 Augmented Reality and Mobile Learning - some lessons learned by Gunnar Liestol
OCTOBER 21, 2010
Mostly working with digital media, on the textual level (the individual digital text and the new genres of new media). they used: GPS, sensors for movements, compass working with AOS (Apple), but they also want to go with android platform. The mobility and the movement of the perspective also give extra value. Please if you can, look this research up! Just amazing!
The Pitfalls and Promises of Mobile Learning
APRIL 3, 2011
If you are in any way connected with the fields of training, learning and development, or eLearning, you are probably regularly inundated with messages about the wonders of mobile learning. Mobile devices, such as smartphones, personal digital assistants (PDAs), and tablet computers are becoming ubiquitous and increasingly powerful with respect to their range of functionality.
Will the iPad continue its tablet domination? A look at the market landscape
Dawn of Learning
AUGUST 26, 2011
Since Apple launched the iPad in April 2010, the first in the new generation of media tablets to hit the market, it has sold more than 30 million units. March – Apple releases the iPad 2. This leaves us with just two players for the future: Apple with the iPad and Google with Android. In the meantime, Apple continues to improve their platform. iPad vs Android.
Learning goes small, social, savvy
JUNE 19, 2015
SMAC – Social, Mobile, Analytics, Cloud – is in! From the era of mainframes and large-heavy-loaded computers, the switch or the shift is to smart phones, tablets, ipads, Apple Watches and more! In his May month column, Marc My Words , Marc Rosenberg ## demystifies the myths around mobile learning. Throwing light on ‘What Exactly Is Mobile Learning?’,
Hacking Siri for Learning
JANUARY 3, 2012
When Apple launched the iPhone 4S, one of the key differentiators to previous models was the inclusion of Siri. For those who haven’t been bombarded yet by the marketing campaigns, Siri is an intelligent software assistant and a knowledge navigator that essentially functions like a digital personal assistant. To get the official Apple spiel, see here: [link]. Very cool indeed.
Video Learning Platforms
MARCH 7, 2013
2012 – Mobile video consumption rises up to 5.4 Live broadcasting – Steve is in Long Beach, Anna is in Moscow – the communicate in real time with or without a live audience – i.e. watching via their computers or mobile device (may include synched slides, but not a requirement). Flashback. VHS VCR comes home – literally if you bought one. Flashback.
Top 20 Guides for Setting Up an Internal App Store
APRIL 13, 2014
THE QUOTE: “Qualcomm is huge – we have 30,000 staff, spread out all over the globe… our focus has been on creating an ecosystem for mobile. Not just mobile apps and content. We developed an internal app store, to be one single catalogue of all mobile friendly sites and apps across our business. We also worked with vendors to license and list their apps for all our staff.
Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
JULY 20, 2015
Allied to this is the increasing availability and take-up of technology in these countries – making more learning materials available via the internet, delivered to mobile phones, tablets and laptop computers. Apps have been the drivers for Mobile Learning (m-learning). The parallel concept of Bring Your Own Content (BYOC) has also been suggested and, as mobile devices – smartphones and tablets – have circumvented corporate firewalls, the ability for learners to source, select and consume their own learning materials when and where they choose is becoming a reality.
5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012
DECEMBER 20, 2011
They involved talent management, “hello and goodbye” with vendors, social learning, upswing in mobile learning, new feature sets in the authoring tool space, flat lining in web conferencing and standalone platforms. There are consumer locations that have implemented augmented reality without using a mobile device to view it. Thus, if you are training people, you are no longer limited to using a mobile device with a camera, nor having to rely on geolocation – a big win. If you have a mobile device with a camera, opportunities are endless. Boring.
18 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest –12
FEBRUARY 8, 2011
For all you Apple fan boys, this post is manna from heaven! And for those of you who love to hate the pad, fret not, there’s something beyond the big Apple too. Google has finally launched Android Honeycomb, the new version of the mobile OS that is focused on tablets. See some of the features and apps in action. 7. 7 Hot Trends in Mobile App Design.
mLearning Demand Is Growing
JULY 29, 2010
The use of mobiles and other related digital media as an alternative source of information is increasingly gaining ground in the learning environment. This is in line with the recently released Ambient Insight Report which forecasts US market for mobile learning products and services to be growing at a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.7%.
#iel11 Mobile Technology's Impact on Learning
In the Middle of the Curve
JUNE 9, 2011
link] - Presentation: Mobile Technology's Impact on Learning Presenter: Tim Bajarin Technology in Learning - have to dedicate 20 hours per week to keep up in just mobile space. MOst likely will have to live with 3 in mobile environment Enabling next generation mobility - Increasing CPU power - Cloud-based apps and services - Advances in batteries and miniaturization Movement towards low-voltage is driving improvements in mobility. Apple side has a huge lead in education (they did in early education too. Mobile eLearning - eventually device independent?
4 Ways Smartphones are helping People Learn a new Language
NOVEMBER 11, 2014
Being a ubiquitous device in mobile learning, a smartphone has done almost all of the unthinkable, especially in helping learners master a foreign language. A 2012 survey done by the University of Colorado, revealed that 14% of instructors and 60% of foreign students use mobile phones for language-learning purposes. Mobile Learning featured Language mLearning mobile
‘SMAC’K your lips to the Changing Thanksgiving Menu
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
If globalization and evolution, over a period of time, have altered the menu of Thanksgiving, so too has it changed the digital era leading to the transformation of the learning landscape. General analytics cloud mobile SMAC social Thanksgiving Day Thanksgiving Day celebration Thanksgiving Day menu Thanksgiving monthAnd that the guinea-fowl came to be substituted with turkey?
Chomp, chomp chomp! Welcome ScreenChomp and TechSmith Labs!
JULY 26, 2011
ScreenChomp is a digital whiteboard that users can write and draw on with the touch of a finger. Download ScreenChomp from the Apple App Store here ! Mobile News TechSmith Labs 289 157 759Being an evangelist, by definition, means that I get to be the bearer of good tidings. Today I get to do that! Meet ScreenChomp! You can draw using twelve different pen colors.
16 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 17
MARCH 15, 2011
The Internet is going ga ga about it; the mobile lovers can’t seem to get enough of it; the Apple fanboys have already bought it; while the rest have been writing about it. More on tips and tricks that will help you get the most out of your iPad, digital story telling and the future of the tablet. Digital Storytelling With The iPad. Know how. 3. The iPad 2 is here.
iOS vs. Android: Which development platform is right for you?
JULY 2, 2013
Thinking of furthering your company’s digital presence? Getting into the mobile application market is a great choice. Phones running on iOS, Apple’s operating system, and Google’s Android make up 95% of recent smartphone sales. Can’t decide which to start with? Here are three things to consider: Right
The 2015 #mLearnCon Conference Backchannel: Curated Resources
JUNE 1, 2015
Mobile Foundations. Mobile Media. Mobile App. Three Perspectives on the Future of Mobile Learning. The Fast-Moving World of Mobile. TWIST Conversations: Jeff Batt on Developing HTML5 Interactions for Mobile. TWIST Conversations: Brenda Enders on Mobile Strategy. Making the Shift to Mobile Performance Support at #mLearnCon by Gary Woodill. Seven Reasons I’ll Be Buying an Apple Watch by David Kelly. The On-Demand Mobile Industry in 9 Charts via CB Insights. Uncovering 4 Mobile Learning Myths via Designing Digitally.
7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures
JUNE 14, 2016
For some reasonable cutting, joining and tweaking, feel free to try Microsoft Movie Maker, Apple iMovie, Avidemux or any other tools with similar functionality. If you want to completely disengage yourself from a brick-and-mortar infrastructure, try digital inking or an interactive pen tool that comes in a package with some authoring software. Engaging text is half the battle.
Social Learning is here to stay!
JULY 8, 2015
Digital revolution has progressed to such an extent that the scope of learning has expanded. So, even if you are in Timbuctoo, you can still learn, thanks to the spread of technology and the power of SMAC (Social Mobile, Analytics and Cloud). The word ‘apple’ during the time of Issac Newton had a different connotation – as the humble fruit led to propounding the law of gravity.
OCTOBER 1, 2012
Just putting your content onto the web or digital devices isn’t a learning solution, it’s an information solution. So I’m suggesting transcending putting your content online for digital, and starting to think about the opportunities to leverage what technology can do. It started with those companion sites, with digital images, videos, audios, and interactives that accompany textbooks, but the opportunities go further. We can now embed the digital media within ebooks. Yes, we can put in richer images, digital audio, and video.
Top 100 Learning Game Resources
JUNE 24, 2009
Marc Prensky – Digital Game-Based Learning. mLearn08: MiLK: students building mobile learning games in higher education by Debra Polson- Ignatia Webs, November 12, 2008. Digital games and learning gains (PDF), June 17, 2009. Army War College – digital game resources. Examples from TWITCHSPEED.COM Digital Game-Based Learning, June 17, 2009. Educause.
5 Major Players in Distance Learning
SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
Aside from being one of the top mobile service providers in the United States, Verizon is immensely venturing into the education sector. With mobile education, students are now relying mainly on their gadgets, Internet, and social media to facilitate their learning and school interactions. Apple. Distance learning is growing so much, even Google is getting into the game.
Interview with Terese Bird, #EdTechBook chapter author
Dont Waste Your Time
DECEMBER 4, 2014
TB – Really, I do my job on the strength of first social media, and second mobile devices. As for mobile devices, the funny thing is I do not own a smartphone. All you have to do, if you want to see how important technology is to students, is wait in line at the coffee shop or watch them when they’re together to see how prevalent their use of mobile devices are. Perhaps.
Another Tablet Computer – Blackberry Playbook
SEPTEMBER 29, 2010
As a contrast to the Apple iPad, this browser supports Flash. great challenge for digital designers, and an even greater opportunity. Tags: Future Learning Mobile Learning apple ipad Blackberry Playbook Tablet Computers Tablet Interface It’s been in the rumor mill for some months and was confirmed by Blackberry only recently.