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With mobile device management, schools can rest easy | eSchool News

When you’re handing out 27,000 iPads and iPod Touches to your students and staff, having an easy way to manage all the devices—pushing out just the right applications that each person needs, and keeping track of each device’s contents and...
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Technology meets Education » Mobile Learning | Innovation in low cost Technology in Education

Technology meets Education » Mobile Learning | Innovation  in low cost Technology in Education | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Mobile Learning is an area which is becoming increasingly popular within the realms of Educational Technology. The arguments for and against are numerous. These discussions are for individual organisations to work out for ...
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TechCrunch | Microsoft Inks Its Biggest Cloud Deal Yet: 7.5M Students And Teachers In India

TechCrunch | Microsoft Inks Its Biggest Cloud Deal Yet: 7.5M Students And Teachers In India | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Microsoft has announced that it has signed its largest-ever cloud services deal, an agreement with the All India Council for Technical Education to deploy Microsoft's Live@edu service to some 10,000 technical colleges in the country, covering 7.5...
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Digital learning: Education goes mobile worldwide

Technology has helped to shift from e-learning to m-learning, says CEO of Extentia Information Technology.

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Apps and Agnostic Device Advantages in Mobile Learning

Apps and Agnostic Device Advantages in Mobile Learning | Shift Education | Scoop.it
An app (short for "application") is a program that can be used on small low-power handheld devices such as personal digital assistants, enterprise digital assistants or mobile phones. Apps can be pre-installed on devices, ...
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Singapore school to launch mobile learning experience - FutureGov Magazine

Singapore school to launch mobile learning experience - FutureGov Magazine | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Singapore school to launch mobile learning experienceFutureGov MagazineUnder the WE learn mobile education project, which uses 3G smartphones to create seamless classroom experience, some 350 third-grade pupils and teachers will experience the latest...
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Tablet sales touch 4.75 lakh units in 2011: CyberMedia - Hindu Business Line

Tablet sales touch 4.75 lakh units in 2011: CyberMediaHindu Business LineFor now, Education seems to be the vertical with highest priority of adoption and a large number of models are positioned at this segment.
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Sabari Raja's comment, April 5, 2012 10:04 AM
Good one.
Carolyn Wiberg's comment, April 5, 2012 1:41 PM
It's amazing when you consider the number of tablet producers in and for India. Fantastic!
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Celly - Instant Group Text and Polls | Mobile Learning | Text to Screen | Digital Delights for Learners

Celly - Instant Group Text and Polls | Mobile Learning | Text to Screen | Digital Delights for Learners | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Celly is a free group text messaging service for schools and communities.
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GSMA Reveals How Mobile is Set to Transform Education Worldwide, With the ... - PR Newswire (press release)

GSMA Reveals How Mobile is Set to Transform Education Worldwide, With the ...PR Newswire (press release)Increased support by governments can assist the process of moving on from pockets of innovation to widespread mobile use in education and...
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Tablets in the Classroom Could Save Schools $3 Billion a Year - All Things Digital

Tablets in the Classroom Could Save Schools $3 Billion a Year - All Things Digital | Shift Education | Scoop.it
All Things DigitalTablets in the Classroom Could Save Schools $3 Billion a YearAll Things DigitalHere's a report from the FCC that compares costs, per student, for a traditional classroom and one that uses tablets.
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Tablets that support 23 Indian languages launched - The Hindu

Tablets that support 23 Indian languages launched - The Hindu | Shift Education | Scoop.it
DigitTablets that support 23 Indian languages launchedThe HinduWishtel plans to sell its tablets through its nationwide network of 350 distributors. First preference will be given to educational institutions.
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5 Excellent Advantages of a Tablet Personal Computer in Education ...

There are numerous awesome benefits when using a tablet pc, but more so in terms of education and learning. Tablets are ideal for their mobility, broader accessibility, interactive education, noiseless operation, and also ...
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Experts: Mobile Learning Requires a Shift in Thinking: Float Mobile Learning

Experts: Mobile Learning Requires a Shift in Thinking: Float Mobile Learning | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Mobile learning requires those who create learning to think differently about the way learners are accessing the material. 'You can use it just to distribute the learning more,' said mobile learning expert and...
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Intel Develops Small, Sturdy Tablet for Education

Intel Develops Small, Sturdy Tablet for Education | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Companies have been trying to transform education with computers for decades, with mixed results. But there is new enthusiasm for the possibilities represented by tablets, and Intel has a new entry.
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Innovate My School - 107 favourite iPad apps for learning | iGeneration - 21st Century Education

Innovate My School - 107 favourite iPad apps for learning | iGeneration - 21st Century Education | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Comprehensive online directory and review website - helping schools discover, compare and choose the right products and services.
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iPad, iPhone Use Is Helping Apple to Win the Education Market - Mobile and Wireless - News & Reviews

iPad, iPhone Use Is Helping Apple to Win the Education Market - Mobile and Wireless - News & Reviews | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Apple is winning over younger students with both its iPad and iPhone, according to a new report. With schools considering BYOD policies, Apple is at the head of the class.
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China To Use Apple iPad Instead Of Textbooks | Technology News ...

China To Use Apple iPad Instead Of Textbooks | Technology News ... | Shift Education | Scoop.it
... such useful systems in education field. Labels: apple ipad, china education, china replaces textbooks with ipads, IPad, iPad 3, ipad and education, ipad in china, ipad instead of textbooks, jinling schools, teaching with ipad ...
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Intel to develop dual OS, Medfield tablet for emerging markets - TabTimes

Intel to develop dual OS, Medfield tablet for emerging markets - TabTimes | Shift Education | Scoop.it
TabTimesIntel to develop dual OS, Medfield tablet for emerging marketsTabTimesAccording to Digitimes, this tablet is to be marketed towards users in emerging markets like China and Brazil.
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iPad revolutionising South Africa education

iPad revolutionising South Africa education | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Watch this overview of how iPads are being used to enhance learning, encourage engagement and motivate South African learners.
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HCL launches two new budget tablets; starts at Rs 7,999

HCL launches two new budget tablets; starts at Rs 7,999 | Shift Education | Scoop.it
HCL Infosystems Ltd has unveiled two new tablets - the HCL ME U1 and the HCL MyEdu Tab.
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T-Mobile Helping to Advance Mobile Learning and Digital Education for K-12 ... - EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)

T-Mobile Helping to Advance Mobile Learning and Digital Education for K-12 ... - EON: Enhanced Online News (press release) | Shift Education | Scoop.it
T-Mobile Helping to Advance Mobile Learning and Digital Education for K-12 ...EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)WASHINGTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Today, T-Mobile USA, Inc.
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Qualcomm and Microsoft to build advanced classroom with 3G Smartphones in Singapore

Qualcomm and Microsoft to build advanced classroom with 3G Smartphones in Singapore | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Telecom Lead Asia: Chip major Qualcomm, via its Wireless Reach initiative, Microsoft and Nan Chiau Primary School have unveiled the WE Learn mobile education project.
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mLearning – Hurdles Before The Big Leap

mLearning – Hurdles Before The Big Leap | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Let us start by saying that writing a blog post on this subject is pretty tricky. And frankly the thought of skipping it did cross our minds. But we have decided to go with it anyway. Even at the risk of sounding cynical.
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richa.anand's comment, March 28, 2012 1:48 AM
Hey Carolyn, Thanks for sharing it.