Tag Archives: mobile learning

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 »

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 »

The Multi-device World Is Evolving!

Multi-device World Is Evolving It’s no secret that we live in a multi-device world. Google was one of the first to talk about this in its 2012 report titled ‘The Multi Screen World’. However, since the publishing of the Google report, the world has changed quite a bit. Let’s […] 1. The Google Report suggested that device choice… 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 »

Abstract Announcement for International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning (IJMBL) 6(4)

International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning (IJMBL) An Official Publication of the Information Resources Management Association and the International Association for Mobile Learning Published: Quarterly in Print and Electronically ISSN: 1941-8647; EISSN: 1941-8655; Published by IGI Global Publishing, Hershey, USA www.igi-global.com/ijmbl […] ARTICLE 1 A Mobile Learning Overview by Timeline and Mind Map David Parsons (Massey University,… Read More »

The $35 Tablet That Is Changing The Education Landscape In India

As anyone in the US with children of school-age can attest, technology enhanced learning has become a standard. Increasingly, that computing is embedded in the methods that children learn. Moreover, “flipped classrooms” are taking hold.  Under this model, lectures and homework in a class are reversed. Short video lectures are viewed by students at home before the class… Read More »

Checklist: Are You Ready for iPads In Your School?

By Sam Gliksman The following is the third of a series of excerpts from Gliksman’s book iPad in Education for Dummies . It seems that every school is considering purchasing iPads these days, and Apple has reported that iPad sales to schools are currently outselling MacBook sales by a […] Determining Whether You’re Ready There’s no point in… Read More »

Gender and Mobiles Newsletter

(Volume 3 Issue 5) sourced and compiled by Ronda Zelezny-Green and Alexandra Tyers As one of the pioneering organizations to use information and communication technologies for development in the dawn of the Internet era, OneWorld has a long history of working with vulnerable populations in countries including Rwanda, Mali, Senegal, Morocco, Egypt and Cambodia.     “Learning about Living” (LaL) is a… Read More »

TIRF newsletter: Mobile-Assisted Language Learning

TIRF (The International Research Foundation) has released this newsletter with six papers exploring the current state of Mobile-Assisted Language Learning (MALL). These papers are a significant contribution to the field. Michael Carrier in his introduction to the newsletter says: ‘The use of mobile and handheld technology is growing exponentially in language education, and it is clear that much… Read More »

Mobile Learning Design

Float Mobile Learning Services This past year saw great headway made by a number of mobile learning providers and by companies using mobile learning for their employees. In this post, you’ll read about the many ways mobile learning moved forward in 2013 in a number of categories – from […]