Tag 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 »

The light from your smartphone could be causing you serious health problems

Smartphone light can make it harder to fall asleep, leading to serious health problems The designers of our smartphones, tablets, and laptop screens have been able to create incredibly powerful lights. These screens glow bright enough to be seen during a sunny day. At night, they’re so strong that […] Click here to view original web page at… 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 »

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 »