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AUGUST 10, 2012 Will Voice Dictation Change the Nature of Writing?
Digital mobile technology is changing our society. The ease at which we are able to convert information into digital formats and then consume this content on a mobile device is changing how we consume information. A good example of this is with audiobooks. While audiobooks themselves are not new (i.e. Digital mobile technology is also changing the way we create content. This much we know.
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AUGUST 8, 2012 Free journal issue on #OER Open Educational Resources #socialInclusion
Here is a great opportunity to look at the Journal of the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia. They have just released FREE ACCESS to the Distance Education Special Issue on Open Educational Resources (OERs) and Social Inclusion (Volume 33, issue 2). Not sure how long the free access will last, so take a peek, it is a list of interesting articles.
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AUGUST 6, 2012 The Olympic Evolution of Mobile
Float looks at mobile statistics in London compared to the Beijing games four years ago. You won't believe how much the landscape has changed. Featured Newsletter Tappestry ASTD certificate ASTD Essentials of Mobile Learning eLearning Technology Showcase Employee Benefits Symposium Float Mobile Learning Symposium 2012 informal learning Kindle Learning Everywhere mhealth-tag social learning
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AUGUST 6, 2012 On mobiles for teacher development and edutainment: Interview by Russell Southwood of Balancing Act Africa
Below is an interview by Russell Southwood of Balancing Act Africa on mobile learning in Africa. The interview has two parts: the first video is about how mobile learning can tackle the global teacher shortage and the impact of mobile learning on the education system. The second part is about the power of interactive and “edutaining” content via mobile devices, for example through the Yoza Cellphone Stories project. I had a cold so please excuse any nasal sounds!]. Uncategorized mlearning mobile learning mobile phones mobile phones mlearning teacher development teachers yoza
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IGNATIA WEBS #UNESCO is looking for your #mLearning policy ideas !
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 2012
The driven Steve Vosloo , who is currently the UNESCO Programme Specialist in Mobile Learning at UNESCO has put together a set of guidelines for mLearning policy. To promote the value of mobile learning, and consider related challenges. To make high-level recommendations for creating policies that enable mobile learning. All input is valuable and considered for inclusion by the Advisory Team assigned to the task of developing the policy guidelines. Please note, however, that it is not possible to include all input (informed by the UNESCO team). MORE >>
IGNATIA WEBS Maximizing your #impact as a #researcher: free handbook and blog
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2012
First of all, let me start of this blog with a link to the handbook on 'Maximizing the Impact of Your Research'. 298 page (HUH!) handbook on how to track your research impact, both via more classical numbers (times cited.) and contemporary media (social media). It is a serious handbook, and the author is open to any comments, so feel free to add any ideas (j.tinkler at lse.ac.uk). The handbook is published by the London School of Economics and Politics. It covers all the strategies social scientists (or any other researchers or engaged people at that) can use to enhance their digital profile. MORE >>
FLOAT MOBILE LEARNING iBird App Demonstrates Mobile Learning in the Field
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2012
From the classroom to the field: iBird app demonstrates mobile learning on the go and in context by adding supportive content to a museum presentation. Pedagogy and Learning iBird Sunriver Nature Center MORE >>
IGNATIA WEBS Plan your corporate #mobile learning with Amit Garg
| MONDAY, AUGUST 6, 2012
Amit Garg is one of the facilitators in the upcoming, free, online course on Mobile Learning (mLearning). He is one of the co-founders of UpsideLearning.com. Amit will take us all on a tour to see what it takes, how to strategies and successfully implement mobile learning for corporations and business organizations. He has been implementing corporate learning solutions for the last 12 years. You can find Amit's MobiMOOC course page here, his online webinar will be of interest to anyone who wants to embed or improve their knowledge management levels inside her/his corporation. MORE >>
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