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7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

The digital five forces – Social Media, Big Data, Mobility and Pervasive Computing, Cloud, and AI and Robotics – are disintermediating, disrupting and deconstructing the old world order. Dealing with this mega disruption calls for a digital mindset, which is not equal to tech savviness or the ability to use Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with ease. Growth Mindset.

Skills: The last frontier for digital learning

Clive on Learning

To most learners and most learning professionals, digital learning is a way to meet requirements for knowledge. Even in its most contemporary forms – responsive, massive, open, mobile, point-of-need, video-based and gamified – the priority is still knowledge, whether that is of facts, concepts, principles, processes, rules, procedures or spatial positioning. Skills define us.

Does Your Company Drive Digital Transformation?

CLO Magazine

Companies that aren’t on the digital cutting edge — or at least moving toward it — shouldn’t expect employees to stick around too long, according to a July 2016 study by Sungard Availability Services. The report said 81 percent of employees consider access to digital tools as important. Performance Management digital transformation employee retention tools

Digital reflections

Learning with e's

This could be a conversation, an image or video, or some other digital artefact. Most students carry capture technologies around with them in their pockets and bags, embedded in their mobile phones. At a little higher up in the manipulation spectrum are archive technologies , which can be used to store, organise and document the digital artefacts that have been previously captured.

Digital classrooms

Learning with e's

This is Part 5 in my series of posts on the future of learning and technology. A few years ago Peter John and I wrote a book entitled 'The Digital Classroom'. There were sections on digital literacies and mobile learning, both of which we considered to be important for the success of education and learning in the future. Much more learning will be done outside of the classroom.

Digital habitus

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So what of our habitual use of digital media? What are the effects of our fearsome fascination with mobile phones, our predilection to video games, our inexorable gravitation toward social media? Do these constitute a digital habitus? Does the digital trail we leave online represent any part of our real lives? As ever, your thoughts and comments are very welcome.

#LearningIs mobile

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Much was discussed during the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week in Paris. The image presented here was ironic, appearing as it did on the door to the main venue of the conference, but as several pointed out, the device in the image is a reference to a bygone age when mobile phones were primitive. Many more people now own mobile phones, but a large proportion of these are non-smart (i.e.

Our Digital Future 2: Smart clothing

Learning with e's

One recent disruptive innovation is mobile technology. The Internet of Things , when it arrives (and some would claim it is already here) will introduce a new global digital infrastructure that features, among other things, ubiquitous sensors. conductive thread connected clothing Digital education Internet IoT learning smart clothing Technology wearablesUnported License.

Our digital future 4: Pervasive computing

Learning with e's

Digital Learning Futures: 3 things about future learning from Steve Wheeler In the 1980s, we saw the rise in popularity of multi-media, which revolutionised content both inside the classroom and beyond it. It could be said that where multimedia brought the world into the classroom, so smart mobiles took the classroom back into the world. So what next? It will come. Unported License.

Here Is Why Mobile Learning Matters

LearnDash

Mobile learning shouldn’t be ignored. There is a shift occurring in the way people consume digital content. One major reason being that people are nearly always connected to their mobile devices. It is my personal opinion that mobile learning will soon be more widely used than traditional elearning methods. mlearning mobile learning

Creating Digital Learning Content: Mobile-friendly E-books

CommLab India

Well, you need to focus on one of the important aspects — making the e-books mobile-friendly. Here are five proven tips to develop e-books for the mobile device. People are increasingly using various devices to access digital resources including e-books. This eliminates the need to “carry” these online learning materials on their learners’ mobile devices. 

Can we teach digital literacies?

Learning with e's

In a blog post entitled '' Digital literacies and the bottom line '' Steve Philp questions whether digital literacies should be taught as a part of the school curriculum. The term ''digital literacies'' is a relatively recent addition to our vocabulary. It is essentially the skill set that enables us to become digital citizens. So what can schools do? Unported License.

What digital literacies?

Learning with e's

In June this year I presented a keynote speech at Middlesex University entitled Digital Tribes and the Social Web. One of the themes I developed during my speech was around the concept of new digital literacies. My argument is that new media and new opportunities for learning trhough digital technologies requires new literacies.

A Mobile Game World

Upside Learning

The second was the phenomenal incursion of mobile phones, it seems everyone carried one and many individuals were absorbed in its use through their commute. There is a stepping away from the ‘hardcore’ gaming metaphor to a more accessible and casual mobile gaming metaphor. It just goes to show the ubiquity of mobile games and metaphors emanating from them.

Acquiring a digital culture thanks to learning

Learning Wire

“Going digital” involves more than just familiarity with digital tools and environments. It refers to a culture that training departments must acquire if they want to play their part in corporate digital transformation. Training is at the heart of this transformation, which works on the assumption that all staff must reach a “threshold level” of digital culture.

Distributed digital identity

Learning with e's

So, for a biospheric environment, the person would use a biological body, for the Metaverse, a person would use an avatar, and for virtual reality, the person would use a digital form. Selfies and simple avatars are merely the beginning of this digital identity transformation. Here''s a quote from the article: In the future, people won''t be confined to their meatspace bodies.

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

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.

Welcome To The Digital Learning World [INFOGRAPHIC]

Kineo

If you didn't think so before now, you only have to look around you to know we're well and truly in the realms of a digital learning world. We're seeing learners expecting more mobile, personalised experiences and budget holders expecting more bang for their buck whilst still getting learning that's adding value to the business.

Welcome To The Digital Learning World [INFOGRAPHIC]

Kineo

If you didn't think so before now, you only have to look around you to know we're well and truly in the realms of a digital learning world. We're seeing learners expecting more mobile, personalised experiences and budget holders expecting more bang for their buck whilst still getting learning that's adding value to the business.

Mobile Mania – The Latest on M-Learning

eLearning 24-7

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. .

Mobile 102

Corporate learning in the digital age

Learning with e's

Some are ditching their training rooms in favour of digital delivery of content, and bosses that are forward thinking are investing in social learning, social media and mobile devices to support the learning of their employees. We started by discussing the rapid development of new technologies such as social media and mobile phones, and their implementation in work place learning.

20 Wonderful Resources for Using BLE Beacons in Mobile Learning

Learnnovators

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?

What is digital learning?

Learning with e's

Learning has always had a large informal component and now we''re witnessing its fruition in mobile learning, augmented reality, gaming, and other technology-supported learning on the move. How would you define digital learning? We hear about digital learning, e-learning, blended learning , mobile learning, and even micro-learning. Learning is learning. Unported License.

The Power & Potential of Mobile Learning

LearnDash

Chances are that by now you have at least heard of mobile learning, though you may still be confused as to what that actually means. With over 50% of the United States accessing the internet via a mobile device in 2015, it is imperative that the learning technology plays “nice” with mobile formats. In other words: ignore mobile learning at your own peril!

Mobile Learning’s Upward Trend

LearnDash

Mobile learning is on the rise as well. While it can be easy to attribute the growth of mobile learning to one or two things, the reality is that a combination of factors are driving the upward trend. Cultural norms around mobile technology, learning remotely, and accessibility expectations all influence the industry. mlearning mobile learningCompanies also benefit.

Barriers to Implementing Mobile Learning

Social Learning

The ones that you wish you could call back and place deep in the confines of your brain, as far away from consciousness as possible: “In my next blog I’ll discuss some of the challenges related to mobile learning development, and suggest some solutions.”. OnlineColleges.net came to the rescue with their post The 10 Biggest Downsides to Mobile Learning. mobile learning barriers

7 Random Mobile Learning Facts

LearnDash

Mobile learning is starting to become the standard in educational settings given its flexibility and ease of use. If you’re still not convinced, here are some more random mobile learning facts: This year, 56% of schools and libraries are expected to go transition to digital textbooks. 45% of schools and libraries plan to expand use of mobile devices.

5 Reasons Mobile Learning Rocks

LearnDash

Mobile learning use is quickly on the rise and with good reason: we use mobile devices more than traditional laptops. This essentially means that the elearning market needs to adapt and begin catering to the mobile learning experience. Some may even contend that elearning should be developed with a “mobile learning first” approach. mlearning mobile learning

Flash For Mobile Is Dead

Upside Learning

Recently Amit had written about how the eLearning industry and digital media in general has been driven to HTML5 by the rapid adoption of tablet computers, namely the iPad. To further reinforce that thought, Adobe announced just yesterday that it has ceased development on the Flash mobile browser plug-in. Future Technology Mobile Learning HTML5 HTML5 and Flash

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Digital Helplessness(?)

Clark Quinn

Recently, I’ve been hearing quite a bit of concern over the possibility that reliance on digital, and increasingly mobile, technology may make us stupider. Which could be a problem if they needed to know the data and are not digitally enabled in some context. when traveling), and in other ways miss out on opportunities to learn when dependent on digital devices. Certainly, as I’ve mentioned before, I’ve been concerned  about how disabled I feel when dissociated from my digital support (my external brain). meta-learning mobile technology

India And The Mobile Internet Revolution

Upside Learning

While doing some research, I came across this interesting article ‘Can India lead the mobile-internet revolution?’ Even though typical Indian consumers have no Internet access, they have a remarkable appetite for digital content. Total digital-content consumption will double, to as much as $9.5 Mobile Learning Mobile Mobile Learning Indiabillion.

The 3 Ms: MOOCs, Mobile, and Millennials

Your Training Edge

MOOCs, mobile, and Millennials—these three ideas often elicit some measure of discomfort in training and development departments, because while these three forces are greatly affecting businesses in general and workplace education in particular, they remain relatively poorly understood. What about mobile? MOOCs themselves are not entirely mobile yet. But this is changing.

Is Mobile Learning in our DNA? [INFOGRAPHIC]

LearnDash

Mobile learning is an exciting concept across many industries, however for future generations it will be the expectation. The term, “Digital Natives” has been coined for these individuals. Which begs the question: is mobile learning now in our DNA ? We are already seeing mobile learning used in grade school. elearning mlearning mobile learning

Digital learning futures

Learning with e's

Digital Learning Futures View more presentations from Steve Wheeler As I write this blog post, the above slideshow has received almost 18,000 views in just 48 hours since it was posted up onto Slideshare. During my talk, I discussed a number of possible scenarios that might result when wholesale adoption of digital technologies occurs in education and training. Unported License.