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How Apple wants to transform medical research with the iPhone

Image: Apple Researchers have been putting up fliers around college campuses and city centers to get people to participate in medical studies for decades. But the methods for obtaining this type of quantitative data has always been a challenge and has been largely unchanged. But now Apple is involved. As a part of a major effort to help… Read More »

Writer Duet – screenwriting software

Writer Duet is a user-friendly scriptwriting software. It helps you write and share screens with one, two, or many different people at once. It’s main feature is that two or more screenwriters can log in to Writer Duet, for free, and edit the same exact script on the screen, in real-time. This webapp is not just a collaboration suite but a pretty nice… Read More »

In Bangladesh, a Mobile App Provides a Platform Where Women Can Feel Free to Talk

Women’s participation in economic activities in Bangladesh has increased but their health issues are being neglected. Image by Zakir Hossain Chowdhury. Copyright: Demotix (03/10/2011) When you hear the word Maya Apa , its sound like a human name. But it is not. It is an Android-based mobile application. This […] Through this app any woman can ask any… Read More »

How to evaluate apps and websites for meeting your classroom needs

While it can be exciting that there are so many apps and websites for learning content, it can also be daunting and overwhelming to busy teachers.Fortunately there has been a wave of new websites that help teachers locate apps to meet their curricular needs. Two of them include CommonSenseMedia has […] The connection to the classroom learning goals… Read More »

9 Amazing Augmented Reality Apps for Teaching and Learning

We’re Seeing an Explosion of Free and Low Cost Augmented Reality Tools for Education Augmented reality (AR) has evolved in recent years and its application in classrooms is limitless. Educators don’t need to feel overwhelmed when trying to introduce AR in their classroom because there are many great apps […] Click here to view original web page at… Read More »

Mobile Media Learning – Book

Seann Dikkers, John Martin, Bob Coulter et al. 2012 Mobile Media Learning: Amazing Uses of Mobile Devices for Learning Mobile Media Learning shares innovative uses of mobile technology for learning in a variety of settings. From camps to classrooms, parks to playgrounds, libraries to landmarks, Mobile Media Learning shows […] In addition, Mobile Media Learning shares tips, guides,… Read More »

24 iPad Apps to Support Bloom’s Taxonomy

Bloom’s Taxonomy, introduced in the 1950s as a system of organizing learning objectives into a pyramid, traditionally has started with creating at the top, followed by evaluating, analyzing, applying, understanding, and remembering. Some educators today are flipping the triangle so that remembering is on top, followed by understanding, applying, […] During an edWeb.net webinar, educational technologist Kathy Schrock presented a… Read More »

Your Guide to the Theory and Practice of Online Teaching and Learning

Get the free ebook The Theory and Practice of Online Teaching and Learning: A Guide for Academic Professionals, brought to you by Routledge Education and featuring hand-picked content from some of our leading titles. In spite of its growing popularity, teaching online remains largely uncharted territory for many educators. In creating The Theory and Practice of Online Teaching… Read More »

Mobile Learning in Context

Contributing Editor, Janet Clarey When people talk about customary approaches to eLearning, they usually envision self-paced courses, tutorials, and synchronous virtual classroom training. Still popular after 20 years, this “traditional” type of eLearning is typically designed and structured as a formal solution. It originated in one-way […] Mobile learning, on the other hand, originated in two-way communication (web… Read More »

GSMA Mobile Economy

GSMA Mobile Economy Reports: All regions (2013, 2014) Click here to view original web page at www.gsma.com