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Analyzing iPad Myths in Education

Analyzing iPad Myths in Education | mlearn | Scoop.it
Are you still trying to fight for iPads in your school? Many obstacles that iPad cynics attempt to put in place when discussing a roll-out are based on untruths, poorly research and/or out-of-date ...

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5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) | Reality

5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) | Reality | mlearn | Scoop.it

Focusing on iPad-versus.-laptop comparisons stifles the ability to see how the iPad facilitates student-centered learning. iPads are devices meant to compliment computers, not replace them.

So, people who seek equivalent functionality become frustrated, and fail to realize the intrinsic benefits and features of the iPad’s native design.


Instead, schools should focus their energies on what iPads do best to engender active learning. iPads enable students to kinesthetically connect with their work (especially important for young learners). These tactile elements – using fingers to zoom, rotate in, pinch close, or swipe across – as well as increasingly interactive and immersive apps, facilitate hands-on learning.


Gust MEES: DON'T forget ALSO about that the working force needs people who are FIT in Windows Computers as THE main OS is STILL WINDOWS!!!



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Madeline Case's curator insight, December 27, 2014 8:36 PM

Just think, these students don't realize that iPads are not something to be used alone. I've seen many people with their tablets/pads and a laptop complimenting/corroborating with each other.

Mohamed Bouri's curator insight, December 30, 2014 6:27 PM

Our schools lack iPads, but these tips may be helpful if your students use them!

Alex Enkerli's curator insight, January 5, 2015 9:19 AM

Educational appropriation of tablets is getting past the hype.

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Open Formats for Mobile Learning (#mlearning)

Open Formats for Mobile Learning (#mlearning) | mlearn | Scoop.it
Ch. 8 Open Formats for Mobile Learning – Geoff Stead. The U.S. government had sponsored a two-year technology research project to explore the technical challenges involved in deploying mLearning as a core element of ...

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, December 14, 2013 8:01 AM

Some typical dilemmas for mobile developers include:

For optimum user experience, an app should be developed to target a specific mobile platform (e.g., iOS), but for maximum portability of the content it should not.For maximum portability of content, the best technical solution is to use a Web app (hosted online), but this excludes all the best phone features (native menus, camera, GPS, other apps, etc.).For the best mLearning experience, users need to be able to work offline, but for integration with traditional eLearning systems, the information needs to sync online.
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T is for Transmedia: Learning through Transmedia Play

Erin Reilly:  "Produced by the USC Annenberg Innovation Lab and the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, this paper provides a much-needed guidebook to transmedia in the lives of children age 5-11 and its applications to storytelling, play, and learning."


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Jeni Mawter's curator insight, March 18, 2013 8:16 PM

Transmedia, Learning through Play, for for children aged 5 - 11 years. 

Pamela Bartar's curator insight, March 19, 2013 4:40 AM

must read by USC Annenberg Innovation Lab

Debbie Elicksen 's comment, March 19, 2013 9:28 AM
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BYOD: Mobility making it easier for insiders to take IP [Infographic]

BYOD: Mobility making it easier for insiders to take IP [Infographic] | mlearn | Scoop.it
Symantec helps consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world.

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The 20+ Apps To Know About In 2013 - Edudemic

The 20+ Apps To Know About In 2013 - Edudemic | mlearn | Scoop.it
What are the biggest apps to know about in the upcoming year? Our friends at Education Dive have assembled a useful list!

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Voice Translate - Android Apps on Google Play

Voice Translate - Android Apps on Google Play | mlearn | Scoop.it
Voice Translate - Speak every language! START OFFER: INTRODUCTION PRICE - BUY VOICE TRANSLATE NOW.

Voice Translate allows you to not only translate the text with your...

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Oxygen Forensic Suite 2012 - Forensic Software for Cell Phones, Smartphones and other Mobile Devices

Oxygen Forensic Suite 2012 - Forensic Software for Cell Phones, Smartphones and other Mobile Devices | mlearn | Scoop.it
Oxygen Forensic Suite 2012 - Mobile forensic software for cell phones, smartphones and other mobile devices...

 

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http://www.oxygen-forensic.com/en/

 


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Apple iOS App Store hit by first malware app

Apple iOS App Store hit by first malware app | mlearn | Scoop.it
A dodgy spam app has been detected for the first time in Apple's iOS App Store.

 

 

 

===> Be Aware of the Malware! Protect your devices! <===

 

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http://crave.cnet.co.uk/software/apple-ios-app-store-hit-by-first-malware-app-50008523/

 


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Mobile Technologies will Improve Organization Learning in Next 3 Years

Mobile Technologies will Improve Organization Learning in Next 3 Years | mlearn | Scoop.it
New research from ASTD shows reach of mobile technology and makes recommendations for mobile learning strategies.

 

 

 

 

Mobile Learning:

 

===> Delivering Learning in a Connected World reports the findings from 567 business and learning professionals and offers conclusions and recommendations for organizations looking to add a mobile learning strategy. <===

 

 

 

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http://www.astd.org/Publications/Blogs/ASTD-Blog/2012/06/Companies-Predict-Mobile-Technologies-Will-Improve-Organization-Learning-in-Next-Three-Years.aspx

 


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F-Secure Mobile Security - Android Apps on Google Play

F-Secure Mobile Security - Android Apps on Google Play | mlearn | Scoop.it
F-Secure Mobile Security protects your mobile devices from all common threats. It guards against loss and theft, protects your children with powerful parental control ...

 

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http://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fsecure.ms.dc&amp;amp;hl=en

 


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F-Secure - Protection - Free Anti-Theft for Mobile

F-Secure - Protection - Free Anti-Theft for Mobile | mlearn | Scoop.it

Anti-Theft is an application for your mobile phone that provides a great way to protect it if it gets lost or stolen – and it’s FREE!

 

 

 


This is what you get:


- Easy to install and use


- Protects your confidential information against loss or theft


- Helps you locate your phone

 

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Boys Value Reading More with Ereaders

Boys Value Reading More with Ereaders | mlearn | Scoop.it

As the use of ereaders grows in K–12 schools, school librarians and other educators want to learn how best to adopt devices for student use. But many schools are still in the pilot stage, and it’s unclear how they will eventually integrate these digital tools.

Articles about EDUCATION: http://www.scoop.it/t/science-news?tag=education

 


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Mobile Learning Map

Mobile Learning Map | mlearn | Scoop.it

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Roberto Aníbal Arce's curator insight, October 23, 2014 7:25 AM

Guía básica sobre m-learning

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, January 20, 2015 1:51 PM

Very easy to use

Follow your needs and find apps and examples of every single topic on mobile learning.


A must!!!

Tony Guzman's curator insight, April 22, 2016 4:10 PM
This interactive website shares some great points on mobile learning and inadvertently advertises for the tool that allows for the interactivity.
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iOS tombe et Windows Phone résiste lors d’une compétition de hackers

iOS tombe et Windows Phone résiste lors d’une compétition de hackers | mlearn | Scoop.it
L’iPhone 5S a été mis à mal par une équipe de Corée du Sud, qui a réussi à profiter d'une combinaison de deux bugs dans Safari pour en prendre le contrôle. Le Samsung Galaxy S5 non plus n'a pas réisté aux assauts des hackers. Deux équipes ont profité de failles dans la gestion du protocole NFC pour en prendre le contrôle. le Nexus 5 a lui aussi été piraté via NFC, grâce à une technique étonnante, qui a consisté à forcer un appairage Bluetooth entre deux appareils.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, November 15, 2014 3:58 AM

L’iPhone 5S a été mis à mal par une équipe de Corée du Sud, qui a réussi à profiter d'une combinaison de deux bugs dans Safari pour en prendre le contrôle. Le Samsung Galaxy S5 non plus n'a pas réisté aux assauts des hackers. Deux équipes ont profité de failles dans la gestion du protocole NFC pour en prendre le contrôle. le Nexus 5 a lui aussi été piraté via NFC, grâce à une technique étonnante, qui a consisté à forcer un appairage Bluetooth entre deux appareils.

Gust MEES's curator insight, November 15, 2014 4:02 AM
L’iPhone 5S a été mis à mal par une équipe de Corée du Sud, qui a réussi à profiter d'une combinaison de deux bugs dans Safari pour en prendre le contrôle. Le Samsung Galaxy S5 non plus n'a pas réisté aux assauts des hackers. Deux équipes ont profité de failles dans la gestion du protocole NFC pour en prendre le contrôle. le Nexus 5 a lui aussi été piraté via NFC, grâce à une technique étonnante, qui a consisté à forcer un appairage Bluetooth entre deux appareils.


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More than 80% of Smartphones Remain Open to Malware

More than 80% of Smartphones Remain Open to Malware | mlearn | Scoop.it
There has been a veritable parade of headlines and news stories in even the mainstream consumer press about the increasing security risk presented by smartphones – a.k.a. the small yet powerful computers that most of us carry around in our pockets.

 

===> Trend Micro recently released data showing that there will be more than one million malware variants in the market by the end of this year.  <===

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, October 10, 2013 4:53 PM

 

===> Trend Micro recently released data showing that there will be more than one million malware variants in the market by the end of this year.  <===

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=Mobile-Security

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/07/07/bring-your-own-device-advantages-dangers-and-risks/

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/apps-for-any-use-mostly-for-education-and-free

 

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Study: Mobile phone apps view private data more than necessary

Study: Mobile phone apps view private data more than necessary | mlearn | Scoop.it
Mobile phone apps are accessing users' private data and transmitting it to remote servers far more than appears strictly necessary, while users have inadequate tools to monitor or control such access, according to a new study by two French...

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6 Examples Of Successful Classroom Tablet Integration

6 Examples Of Successful Classroom Tablet Integration | mlearn | Scoop.it
Who has had some success with classroom tablet integration? iPads, Android, and Windows tablets are in use right now. Here's more info.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, March 10, 2013 1:09 PM

 

Check it out and learn from them who made IT happen... Best PracTICE examples...

 

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BBC WebWise - Plenty of free tutorials

BBC WebWise - Plenty of free tutorials | mlearn | Scoop.it
Discover media and technology on BBC WebWise. Find out how to develop the essential online skills to make the most of your mobile, tablet, computer or interactive television.

 

Read more, very interesting...:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/0/

 


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How To Start Developing Your Own Apps

How To Start Developing Your Own Apps | mlearn | Scoop.it

Software development is going mobile, bringing applications to phones, laptops and tablets everywhere, including the classroom.

 

- Gartner predicts that by 2015 mobile app development projects will outnumber PC application projects by 4 to 1.
- Mobile app developers are reaping the benefits of 45 percent year over year employment growth, according to Bloomberg BusinessWeek.


- Dice.com reported a 100 percent increase in job posting for mobile app developers between 2010 and 2011.

 

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http://edudemic.com/2012/09/how-to-start-developing-your-own-apps/

 


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For BYOD Best Practices, Secure Data, Not Devices

For BYOD Best Practices, Secure Data, Not Devices | mlearn | Scoop.it

IT organizations are justifiably concerned about the security risks inherent in bringing your own device (BYOD). Many are turning to mobile device management (MDM) products and services to address the problem. But a number of mobile security vendors believe organizations are focusing the device when they should be focusing on the data.

 

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http://trap.it/KpeRhS

 


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BrightTALK Webcast - Mobile Security Summit July12

BrightTALK Webcast - Mobile Security Summit July12 | mlearn | Scoop.it

Why Mobile Device Management Needs Mobile Security... A MUST for "Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD)!

 

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http://www.websense.com/content/brighttalk-mobile-security-webcast.aspx?cmpid=prtw

 


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Cybercrime goes mobile

Cybercrime goes mobile | mlearn | Scoop.it

Corporate espionage has never been so easy. See how a simple app can transform your smartphone into an espionage tool in the hands of criminals, able to record your conversations, steal your text messages and spy on your private meetings.

 

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http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=13015

 

 

Check out also the available security tools :

http://www.scoop.it/t/ict-security-tools?q=mobile

 


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E-Learning Certificate Program: Evaluating the Best Educational Apps

E-Learning Certificate Program: Evaluating the Best Educational Apps | mlearn | Scoop.it

Evaluating the Best Educational Apps

 

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Flaw in popular mobile apps exposes users to identity theft

Flaw in popular mobile apps exposes users to identity theft | mlearn | Scoop.it
Flawed mobile apps for Facebook, Dropbox, LinkedIn, and likely others save user authentication data as easy-to-swipe plain text files...

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