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This Week in mLearning Podcast – Native Apps vs. Mobile Web [Episode 2]

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Welcome to our second episode of our new podcast entitled “This Week in Mobile Learning.” ” Below is a summary of topics we discussed this week. For those asking about when this podcast will be available through iTunes, I have already submitted the show and I’m now awaiting approval from Apple. Please let us know what you think of our format and your comments are always appreciated.  . This week´s stories: Google’s Project Glasses, Instragram bought by Facebook for a cool Billion, Adobe Shadow 2, etc. Tablets as content creation devices. Hybrid Apps.

Report on Open Distance Learning in India

Viplav Baxi Meanderings

The following is a brief summary of the Madhava Menon report on ODL in India titled “ Report of the Committee to Suggest Measures to Regulate the Standards of Education Being Imparted through Distance Mode “ The report was released in 2010 it seems. The report defines Open Distance Learning (ODL) as a term that encompasses the “open” and “distance” “Open” means to the committee: the removal of constraints of face to face conventional classroom method. flexibility for students who need an alternative to the conventional system. scale with equality.

Trans-Superior Cycling Tour

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Do you love Lake Superior ? This inland sea is the largest lake in the world, and holds 10 percent of the earth's fresh water supply ( Lake Superior facts ).   Thus, this Summer I will be thrilled to bike the Trans-Superior Tour with my wife Molly (her blog, SuperiorFootprints ). Our journey is sponsored by the Lake Superior Binational Forum. Click upon either image to view at full size.