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Strategies and tools for effective mLearning in Higher Ed.
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How mEducation Will Revolutionize Teaching :: Communications Technology

How mEducation Will Revolutionize Teaching :: Communications Technology | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
In a newly released report, the GSMA points out that mobile has the potential to change dramatically the way education is delivered, thus enhancing learning for more than a billion people around the world.
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Communicators need to pay attention to the emerging trends of curation, gamification and mobile, says Tweep in Profile® Shel Holtz

Communicators need to pay attention to the emerging trends of curation, gamification and mobile, says Tweep in Profile® Shel Holtz | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Donovan Group Inc. , www.donovangroup.ca, today released the latest in its Tweep in Profile® podcast series, offering thoughtful insight into the emerging trends that organizations need to be capitalizing on, with guest Shel Holtz of Holtz...

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Photo Measures - App review

Photo Measures - App review | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Your iPhone’s camera can do more than just take photos. It can also help you record measurements for do-it-yourself projects.

 

I recently tested two apps – one that lets you record measurements on the photos you snap and another that also taps into your iPhone’s accelerometer to do the measuring for you. Here’s my look at how both these apps measure up.

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One-to-One or BYOD? Districts Explain Thinking Behind Student Computing Initiatives

One-to-One or BYOD? Districts Explain Thinking Behind Student Computing Initiatives | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
“Bring your own device” programs have transformed the way schools are delivering technology services to students. Adopters share what they’ve learned and predict what’s coming next.
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Mobile learning @ Curtin University

Mobile learning @ Curtin University | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Mobile learning occurs as learners are mobile across topics, space and time (Sharples, Taylor and Vavoula, 2007) often aided by the use of mobile technologies such as smartphones and tablet computers.

 

The following guidelines indicate ways in which teachers can design learning environments that support mobile learning and are summarized from Herrington, Herrington, Mantei, Olney & Ferry (2009).

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Teachers Bring Text Messaging to the Classroom

Teachers Bring Text Messaging to the Classroom | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Social media and smartphone-based learning help typically shy students find their voice.
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Texting in class affects learning

Tertiary students who send text messages during lectures pay less attention and demonstrate lower levels of learning as a consequence, research has found.

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How to build a university mobile application: best practice and insight

How to build a university mobile application: best practice and insight | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
We asked technology professionals who have developed mobile apps for universities to share what they have learned throughout the process...
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M-Learning in Education @ ECU - Using iPads in the Classroom

The M-Learning in Education event will run on June 5 and 6, 2012, as part of the ECU Twilight Series.

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The Slow-Motion Mobile Campus - The Digital Campus 2011 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Slow-Motion Mobile Campus - The Digital Campus 2011 - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

In just a few years, handheld computers like smartphones and tablets have gone from niche items to the primary way many people use the Internet. Their popularity has led some supporters to predict that the devices will revolutionize how college students learn and experience college. Seton Hill University, in Pennsylvania, has branded itself as "the leader in mobile learning" and heavily advertises its iPad program as a way to reel in prospective students.


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Mobile Touch: A Guide to Implementing Mobile E-Learning in your Organisation - Ako Aotearoa

Mobile Touch: A Guide to Implementing Mobile E-Learning in your Organisation - Ako Aotearoa | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

A useful report produced by Francis Kneebone and James Angus, under the Australian Flexible Learning Framework. The report covers methods for implementing m-learning, technical considerations and case studies the Youth ministry YMIS.

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Ten Tips for Designing Mobile Learning Content by Gerry Griffin : Learning Solutions Magazine

Ten Tips for Designing Mobile Learning Content by Gerry Griffin : Learning Solutions Magazine | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

It’s easy to get hung up about technology with mobile learning, but the real market driver is content. You can’t re-heat just any old content and drop it onto a mobile.

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@Ignatia Webs: Sign-up for the free course on #mLearning #MobiMOOC with speakers from around the world

@Ignatia Webs: Sign-up for the free course on #mLearning #MobiMOOC with speakers from around the world | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

If you are interested in mobile learning (mLearning) in a variety of aspects, feel free to join MobiMOOC2012. MobiMOOC2012 is a free, open and online course that will focus on the subject learning with mobile devices in a wide variety of fields.

The course will show examples from around the world with facilitators and speakers from different continents. The registration is simple: just sign up for the MobiMOOC Google group and you will be informed of any new developments, announcements...

Details of the course:
Date: 8 - 30 September 2012
Course format: open and with emphasis on discussion and knowledge exchange
Cost: free
Location of the course: online, the course uses many social spaces, but there are 2 core spaces the course wiki and the MobiMOOC Google group.
How to register for the course: request membership for the MobiMOOC2012 group here.

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Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
News you can use about mobile devices used in education and training...

 

Curated by Judy Brown

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Mobile Learning: The Time Is Now by News Editor : Learning Solutions Magazine

Mobile Learning: The Time Is Now by News Editor : Learning Solutions Magazine | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

The eLearning Guild has released its 2012 research report on current trends, practices, and important strategic considerations for mobile learning (mLearning). This report, by respected learning technology advisor Clark N. Quinn, Ph.D., updates the information in the 2011 Mobile Learning Research Report.

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Mobile-Enhanced Inquiry-Based Learning: A Collaborative Study (EDUCAUSE Quarterly) | EDUCAUSE

Mobile-Enhanced Inquiry-Based Learning: A Collaborative Study (EDUCAUSE Quarterly) | EDUCAUSE | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Mobile devices provide new opportunities to support student learning in addition to their more common entertainment uses of watching video or listening to music.

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Mobile porn filters 'censorship'

Mobile porn filters 'censorship' | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
A report finds that 60 sites have been wrongly blocked by UK mobile filters designed to protect children.
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Mobile App Usage Further Dominates Web, Spurred by Facebook

Mobile App Usage Further Dominates Web, Spurred by Facebook | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Mobile app usage further distances web usage. Key app categories set the battleground for Apple, Google and Facebook over the consumer relationship.
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The joy of txt: 20 years of SMS - Technology - NZ Herald News

The joy of txt: 20 years of SMS - Technology - NZ Herald News | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The humble SMS is 20 years old ...and a far more important invention than the flashier inventions that have followed it, writes John Naughton...
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Most Common Tablet Mistakes

Most Common Tablet Mistakes | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Lots of companies are adopting tablet computers, which put huge amounts of data in workers' hands.
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Best iPhone apps for uni students - Mobile Apps

Best iPhone apps for uni students - Mobile Apps | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
A new uni semester is about to begin. Good for you! Life at uni can be pretty hectic, though: here are a bunch of our favourite apps to help make life on campus a breeze.
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mLearning

mLearning | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
MDG Review, Millennium Development Goals, VRS Media, mLearning: A Powerful tool for addressing MDGs By Florence Gaudry-Perkins & Lauren Dawes for Alcatel Lucent...
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Effective Mobile Learning: 50+ Tips & Resources (Free eBook) | The eLearning Site

Effective Mobile Learning: 50+ Tips & Resources (Free eBook) | The eLearning Site | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Free mobile learning guide for schools and educators wishing to implement mobile devices in their..."

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Texting 1, 2, 3: Schools Test ‘Bring Your Own Technology’ Programs | Techland | TIME.com

Texting 1, 2, 3: Schools Test ‘Bring Your Own Technology’ Programs | Techland | TIME.com | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Celly, a text-messaging service that teachers and students can use to make classwork more fun and engaging.

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When Cell Phones Are the Book: some observations on e-readers - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

When Cell Phones Are the Book: some observations on e-readers - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Over the past few years, increasing numbers of students in my classes have been using e-readers of different sorts. But this semester marks something of a turning point in that trend, as I’d estimate at least half of my students in each of my two literature courses this semester have been using e-readers.

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