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Mobile Learning – A Quick Start Guide: Get The Free eBook

Upside Learning

We have been saying it  over and over again – mobile learning is here to stay! As fascinating as mobile learning is, it is extremely dynamic; and evolves at a blinding pace. We’ve shared some of our thinking on mobile learning through blogs posts in the recent past and thought it worthwhile to collect the information into a single booklet for you.

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Free eBook on #mobile learning in context

Ignatia Webs

The wonderful freely available eBook "Mobile in context" combines contemporary mobile learning insights from experts around the world, engaged in formal, informal, academic and corporate mobile learning. You do not to provide your contact details to get to the download page of the eBook. How I wished I could be there! But writing on my thesis.

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Free online book on #mobile learning research

Ignatia Webs

The relentless editing team of Mohamed Ally and Avgoustos Tsinakos have released a free, online book on global mobile learning implementations and trends in collaboration with the Open University of China. Ho Chapter 14 Using Self-Efficacy to Assess the Readiness of Nursing Educators and Students for Mobile Learning by Richard F. You can download the 258 page book here.

eBook Platform Accessibility

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Academic eBooks are files, often PDFs, loaded to a proprietary piece of software that controls access, printing, searching, etc. Anyone who’s used an eBook device (Kindle, Nook, Sony eReader, etc. knows how easy an eBook is to read, even on an iPad or other tablet. Related posts: ‘Kindle’ eBook App. eBook and eReader Infographic.

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Mobile Learning Revolution – Round-Up Of Our Best mLearning Posts

Upside Learning

Mobile Learning has been on our minds and for all the right reasons. And we are one of the 30 exhibitors showcasing our entire range of innovative Mobile Learning Solutions at booth number 316. Also on display would be our newly launched revolutionary platform for Mobile Learning – Upside2Go. What Is Mobile Learning? See you there.

Free Kindle apps for reading eBooks for Kindle

Ignatia Webs

Get your free Kindle app for most of the mobile devices out there! Last week I published my eBook on MOOC YourSelf, setting up your own MOOC with guidelines for facilitators, newbies, mobile learning adepts. And it turns out there are free apps out there - offered by Amazon - to enable readers to read eBooks written for Kindle. Great!

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My eBook on MOOC and how to set up #MOOC yourself

Ignatia Webs

The last few weeks I have been finalizing my first eBook. In the book I am looking at different MOOC options (cMOOC, xMOOC), fitting it in with the best online learning practices of eLearning, offering design and learning options, looking at pedagogies and some certification options, and providing suggestions to embed mLearning and social media options to improve training via MOOCs.

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free eBook with 61 tips for #mLearning from eLearning Guild

Ignatia Webs

The eLearning Guild has published a free eBook, sharing 61 tips on mLearning from a wide variety of mobile learning experts. The report focuses on: Do you know how and when people use mobile devices? Are you targeting the specific times your learners have access to online content and learning? mobile mLearning eLearning guild mobile learning ebook

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eLearning On Tablets – Free eBook

Upside Learning

eLearning Technology Mobile Learning We truly believe tablets are a game changer and that there is strong merit in delivering eLearning on tablets. Tablets are no longer limited to entertainment purposes like watching video or playing games; but now are a part of organizational L&D activities across businesses large and small. The tablet market is showing exponential growth with […].

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Take A Leap Of Faith With Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

This article was originally published in Learning Technologies 2013’s special show guide issue. Mobile Learning has been on the horizon for a long time but has met with scepticism and technical constraints in its early days. Now, even though bandwidths have improved and devices have become more capable, mobile learning is still struggling to take off. Just do it!

Free Book on Mobile Learning Research #mLearning

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Thanks to Inge Ignatia de Waard for pointing this out, this free ebook (well, PDF edition that looks like a book) on global mobile learning has some interesting research. The highlights for me include subjects and research like: State of Mobile Learning Around the World. Mobile Learning in International Development .

Nota tool for collaborative #mLearning with eBooks

Ignatia Webs

Last week I got a message from Stephanie Ray and she asked me to take a look and review Nota , a free mobile collaborative learning platform which is available in a web format and as a mobile app. community of practitioners could use the tool to start up their own text and multimedia rich training/learning HUB. which then can be commented on, liked, shared.

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Student Perceptions of Blackboard Mobile Learn and iPads #edtech

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From my previous post about designing Blackboard courses for a mobile-first delivery , and the discussion I’ve been having with Peter Reed and friends on his blog, this paper came at a good time to further the question “do we need this?” ” – AJET: “Student Perceptions of Blackboard Mobile Learn and iPads” Well, do we? Reference. 2012).

Getting More Out Of Your LMS: 10 Pointers – New eBook

Upside Learning

Our new eBook, ‘Getting More [.] Related Posts: 7 Step Guide For Implementing Blended Learning Via An LMS… LMS Switching Guide – A Free eBook! Ways To Get ‘More’ Out Of Your LMS Training Delivery Participate In Towards Maturity’s 2013 Benchmark Survey Mobile Learning – A Quick Start Guide: Get The Free… Learning Management LMS LMS eBook ROI of LMS The LMSs today are not restricted to merely conducting and managing the day-to-day organizational training activities, but embrace a much larger role.

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Free mobile learning papers from mLearn2016 conference in Sydney #mLearning #mobile

Ignatia Webs

This is a great set of mobile learning papers ( proceedings available here ) written for the 15th mLearn conference that was organised in Sydney, Australia on 24-26 October 2016. The theme chosen for the conference was Mobile Learning Futures – Sustaining Quality Research and Practice in Mobile Learning. Sustainability and quality are the keys to mobile learning. Future mobile learning research needs to look beyond technological intervention per se. Authentic assessments that provide evidence of learning are needed.

Research Spotlight: Mobile Learning Perspectives by Sharon Vipond

Learning Solutions Magazine

Mobile learning (mLearning) is a topic that continues to grow and evolve. Today, mobile is ubiquitous, seeming to pervade. In The eLearning Guild’s latest eBook, managers and practitioners with strong hands-on. experience in mobile learning development present their best thinking on five fundamental questions about how to realize. Design Strategies Development Strategies Emerging Topics Mobile Learning Training Strategiesevery aspect of life and business. the benefits of mLearning.

Free book increasing access through #mlearning

Ignatia Webs

The Commonwealth of Learning and Athabasca University just released a great free book on mobile learning, edited by the Mohamed Ally and Avgoustos Tsinakos. What to expect: Part I describes considerations for, and approaches to, designing mobile learning materials. With over 200 pages of mobile learning wisdom, there is a lot to read and reflect upon.

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Blogging the Mobile Learning Revolution as it Happens [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

People ask me all the time what I’m going to do next and for the most part I say I still don’t know exactly, and then in a more serious note, I say that things are becoming more clear every day. I am going through this great exploratory phase where I embrace every opportunity that comes my way. I’m learning a great deal of new things and meeting great, supportive people along the way. One of those topics is this mobile thing we are witnessing. Mobile in general also requires new user experiences that in my opinion are very different from their desktop counterparts.

Must Know Mobile Learning Facts

LearnDash

Mobile learning is the new frontier for educational institutions and for profit organizations alike. Entrepreneurs are also getting into the game because the business is shaping up to be quite profitable.  If you haven’t yet, expect to have some exposure to mobile learning (even in a minimal way) within the very near future – especially as smartphones are becoming the norm. Schools are some of the biggest players in the mobile learning world – using classroom tablets for example for various exercises. No, not all learning is the same.

New eBook: Mobile Learning in Context by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Mobile learning defies the customary approach to eLearning and forces us to rethink our approach. This collection of essays may make you think about mobile learning in a whole new way. Design Strategies Getting Started Mobile Learning Training Strategies How are you addressing. mLearning?

No Escaping Mobile Learning – Webinar Recording & Audience Queries Answered

Upside Learning

As you probably already know, last week we kicked off our independent webinar series with the first one titled as ‘No Escaping Mobile Learning’ which I co-presented with Abhijit Kadle (watch recording here ). I’m very pleased with the response we got on this – 400 registrations and 136 actual attendees. Growing mobile workforce. When do we really learn. They are -.

Digital Distraction

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” The article ‘ Your smartphone could be turning you into a lousy friend – even when you’re not using it ‘ is as much about the social impact of the always-on connections we have through our mobile devices as it is about how we manage them. – to a lot of time – YouTube or iPlayer videos, games, Kindle books, etc. How digitally distracted are you (if at all)?

Mobile Learning: What the Experts are Saying

Growth Engineering

The world of online learning is getting jolly carried away at the potential mobile learning has to offer, but why? You’d be a damn fool not to ask, ‘Why is mobile learning something that my online learning strategy needs?”. Well we’re not interested in creating another zombie that follows the crowd, we want you to be a learning superhero! Pedro A.

Students and Information Technology 2012 #edtech #eLearning #educause

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Blended-learning environments are the norm; students say that these environments best support how they learn. Students want to access academic progress information and course material via their mobile devices, and institutions deliver. Use e-mail and the course and learning management system for formal communication with students. ECAR Recommends. grades).

Upcoming the Really Useful #EdTechbook and chapter

Ignatia Webs

Peter Reed: “The structure and roles of Learning Technologists within Higher Education Institutions” Rachel Challen: “Learning Technologists as magicians? We’d be fools to avoid the developments in personal, mobile, and wearable technology. Practical: Title: The Really Useful #EdTechBook Editor: David Hopkins Word count: 61,000 Price eBook: $6.99 / £4.50 / €5.80

Improving Learning with Mobile Technology

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A couple of months ago I was asked to contribute to an eBook about mobile learning and changes in attitudes and technology …   “what are the most effective uses of technology in online and mobile education?” ” You can see the full eBook on SlideShare or in the embedded version below: Mobile Education – Lessons from 35 Education Experts on.

Students and Information Technology 2013 #edtech #eLearning #educause

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Students prefer blended learning environments while beginning to experiment with MOOCs. Students are ready to use their mobile devices more for academics, and they look to institutions and instructors for opportunities and encouragement to do so. Create (or update) a strategy for incorporating mobile device use into the classroom. See the ECAR 2012 report here. ECAR Recommends.

Reading: “Pupil perspectives on using mobile devices for learning”

Dont Waste Your Time

The advance of mobile devices into our everyday lives continues, and doesn’t look to falter any time soon (if at all). As educators and facilitators we talk and plan and design and write about implementing and using these devices (phones, tablets, etc.) as either part of the learning process or as an ancillary device, something additional, to where we want the learning to take place.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

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. As I stated in the previous post assessing my 2010 predictions, the size and complexity of mobile learning projects/programs will continue to expand across all geographical and line-of-business boundaries. a.k.a. Bullseye!

New eBook: 158 Tips on mLearning: From Planning to Implementation by Jennifer Neibert

Learning Solutions Magazine

As mobile device usage soars, organizations are changing their questions about mLearning from “Should. we?” to “How should we?” In 158 Tips on mLearning: From Planning to Implementation, an eBook available. for free from The eLearning Guild, 23 of today’s leading mobile learning experts share their thoughts and. strategies to help guide your mLearning initiatives.

The why and how of moving eLearning from Flash to HTML5 (eBook)

Upside Learning

Flash’s incompatibility with some mobile devices and HTML5’s easy adaptability for multi-device learning have acted as a catalyst to this shift. Mobile Learning Flash To HTML5 Flash to HTML5 Conversion Moving eLearning from Flash to HTML5 Moving from Flash to HTML5Much has been said, spoken and written about ‘Why Move eLearning from Flash to HTML5? But ‘how can Flash-based eLearning be converted to HTML5?’ ’ is a question that remained unanswered. Until now. Our new […].

Free eBook: 129 Tips on Using Technology in Virtual and Physical Classrooms by Jennifer Neibert

Learning Solutions Magazine

Learn more in the latest free eBook from The eLearning Guild! Blended Learning Design Strategies Mobile Learning Virtual Classrooms There are often two reactions to the idea of virtual classrooms—utter excitement, fearful apprehension, or both. The virtual environment may intimidate instructors accustomed to physical classrooms.

Project: The Really Useful #EdTechBook

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About a year ago (January 2014) I had an idea for a third book: a follow-up to my ‘ what is a Learning Technologist? ‘ eBook. wanted to continue my exploration of my role and the community of learning professionals I find myself interacting with online and in person. The hashtag represents this connected world we learning-technology-people reside in. Dropbox.

New eBook: 68 Tips for eLearning Engagement and Interactivity by Jennifer Neibert

Learning Solutions Magazine

Engagement is a critical element of learning. you’re looking for clever ideas to drive engagement in your learning initiatives, download 68. Design Strategies Games & Learning Getting Started Graphic Design Mobile Learning For eLearning and mLearning engagement is arguably. Tips for eLearning Engagement and Interactivity—free from The eLearning Guild—today!