Category Archives: Mobile Learning

Future trends in mobile learning – the wider context and tensions

Slideshare by John Traxler 1. Future trends in mobile learning John Traxler 16h15 on 7 August 2017 2. Some Fundamental Truths and Tensions that Drive Future Trends 3. The transition in the global mobile technology environment from A fragile, institutional, costly, scarce technology, needing theories, experts, institutions and subsidies, working inside ‘education’ to […] Click here to view… Read More »

9 Essential Digital Skills for 21st Century Teachers

As we have pointed elsewhere , ‘ in a digitally focused world, education is getting more and more digitized pushing us, teachers and educators, to re-conceptualize what it really means to be a teacher in the 21st century. Whether you are a technological determinist or a digital instrumentalist, technology […] Click here to view original web page at… Read More »

The International Handbook of Mobile-Assisted Language Learning (2016), Agnieszka Palalas & Mohamed Ally (Eds.)

The International Handbook of Mobile-Assisted Language Learning is a practical resource book on mobile-assisted language learning (MALL) as well as many notions of mobile learning in general. This handbook is about a new understanding of teaching and learning – a perspective enriched by voices of educators from diverse cultural and educational backgrounds. It introduces mobile-assisted language learning, or… Read More »

Stay safe online

Securing our online lives is a shared responsibility. Get involved this October and empower our global digital society to use the Internet safely and securely. Wedding planning has gone mobile. From this day forward, if you want to live happily ever after online, vow to follow these simple tips. […] STOP. THINK. CONNECT. asks TeleSign questions about their… Read More »

Mobile Phone Panel Surveys in Developing Countries : A Practical Guide for Microdata Collection

Household survey data are very useful for monitoring living conditions of citizens of any country. In developing countries, a lot of this data are collected through “traditional” face-to-face household surveys. Due to the remote and dispersed nature of many populations in developing countries, but also because of the complex nature of many survey questionnaires, collection of timely welfare… Read More »

Teno App – Changing The Way Schools In India Communicate With Parents

Mrs. Savarkar from Mumbai has never been more involved in her daughter Meera’s school activities ever before. Advertisement Likewise, Mrs. Agarwal from Gurgaon parent of Kirti Agarwal from Starex International School and Mrs. Murthy from Bangalore, parent of Lathika Murthy studying in an elite Bangalore school have gone out […] There is one thing common between the schools… Read More »

John Traxler: The Future of Mobile Learning

When it comes to digital learning teachers no longer have control over what device their students are learning with. They bring their own device, their smartphone and their tablet computer. And this is a nothing but a revolution in higher education, says John Traxler of Wolverhampton University, one of the pioneers of mobile learning. So how do teachers… Read More »

Personalized vs. differentiated vs. individualized learning

[…] Nowhere is this more prevalent than in the field of education. In fact, there are so many “terms du jour” thrown around, tweeted and traded these days that their intrinsic value is often questionable, and confusing. Take the terms differentiated, individualized and personalized. What can we make of these three near synonyms? Short answer: Plenty! Modern classrooms… Read More »

Managing learning for the YouTube generation

People access learning in an increasing number of ways. How should L&D departments track and measure learning that is becoming more technology driven and informal? Finding the right balance is the challenge, discovers Cath Everett. The UK learning and development sector has been undergoing change for some time. Not […] Click here to view original web page at… Read More »

Why mobile learning is key to student recruitment and engagement

Throughout the past decade, there has been a real shift from the use of desktop computers to embracing approaches such as BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and the integration of mobile apps into learning deliverance. However, at Blackboard’s Teaching and Learning Conference in May this year, we saw that […] A survey in the US found that 80… Read More »