What is Mobile Learning and Why Should Educators Use It?

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Did you know that people spend more time on mobile apps than they do browsing the web?
The popularity of mobile technology continues to grow, and it’s a powerful trend that presents opportunities for learning made ……

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mLearn 2013: 12th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning

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mLearn Conference was the first conference on mobile learning. After more than eleven years, mLearn is widely recognized as one of the most prestigious international conferences in the field.
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Cleveland State University: Taking Mobile Learning to the Nth Degree

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Classical education requires a local, physically-stationed classroom; distance education allows for asynchronous correspondence across different locales; early eLearning makes virtual communication increasingly instantaneous.
Now, new innovations in mobile learning (mLeaning) put eLearning to flight, making the ……

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Faculty eCommons micro-MOOC Recommended on MOOC News & Reviews

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Register for our next micro-MOOC: Game Elements for Learning
July 1-28, 2013; Participants will explore (and experiment with) game elements to create engaging learning environments.
Faculty eCommons community member Rob Power reflects on his participation in the ……

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IDML13 Wrap-Up: Your Top Tweeted Tools

Thank you to all who participated in the MOOC Instructional Design for Mobile Learning (IDML13)!
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Instructional Design for Mobile Learning Webinars, 04/30/13 and 05/09/13

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My thoughts on the future of higher education [Christian]

My thoughts on the future of higher education -- March 2013 by Daniel Christian

 

 

From DSC:
Though the title of this article I wrote says 10 years, it may be more or less (and given the pace of change, I would lean towards sooner rather than later).  

If you haven’t read Christensen’s/Horn’s/Johnson’s work re: disruption — such as Disrupting Class and/or The Innovator’s Dilemma — it would be worth your time to do so.

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Instructional Design for Mobile Learning (#IDML13) – Free Professional Development

This Micro-MOOC, Instructional Design for Mobile Learning, introduces participants to instructional design principles for teaching with mobile technology. Mobile technology is a growing and powerful trend: people now spend more time on mobile apps than they do on the web. Watch the Canvas Network page for more info and registration What opportunities does this powerful […]

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Items re: multi-screen media — eventually this trend/convergence enables “Learning from the Living [Class] Room”

PayWizard launches first dedicated payment and subscriber management solution for TV and media industry — from PayWizard

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London, 21 February 2013 – PayWizard, specialists in payment and subscription management, has launched the TV and media industry’s first dedicated, end to end payment and subscription solution.…

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How to Mobile-Enable Your Online Course

Mobile devices–phones, computers, tablets–hold much potential in education. To help uncover this vast potential, educators have started integrating mobile learning into their courses, and they’ve noted promising results. Students are showing the many benefits they get from mobile learning, including these prominent advantages: Mobile learning creates a student-centric environment and approach Mobile learning lets the […]

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