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Bad Practices in Mobile Learning(1)


This updated summary of “Bad Practices in Mobile Learning” from EduTech blog of The World Bank (by Michael Trucano)  is more schools than enterprise, but these are common mistakes observed in multiple initiatives and in multiple places, and seem to repeat over time with only slight variations. In no particular order,  and with specific reference to common realities in middle… Read More ›

Best Study Apps: How to be Effective in Studying [Infographic]

How to be Effective when Studying – Best Study Apps, Tools, Tips & Techniques by Open Colleges

5 steps process and eEducation (#mlearning)

Mobile Learning Can Provide Solutions to Top 5 Issues of Education (#mlearning)

A study by NTT DOCOMO and GSMA involving 3,528 children ages 8 to 18 and their parents in Paraguay, Japan, India and Egypt found 70% of children use mobile phones. Around 25% of children send six or more text messages per day by age 10 , and about 40% access the internet through their mobile… Read More ›


Top 30 Applications of Google Glass in the Classroom

Good news for Edtech: There are so many ideas for Google Glass in Education! Check out this interactive infographic. How Google Glass might be used in Education – An infographic by the team at Open Colleges

Five Moments of Learning Need and Performance Support

Designed by Dr. Conrad Gottfredson, a leading expert on performance support, the Five Moments of Need© is a framework that posits that there are five primary moments of need employees face in the learning and performance life cycle. The Five Moments of Need© are parsed into two phases.   Acquisition of Knowledge The first and… Read More ›

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Mobile Learning Scenarios for K12 App (#mlearning, #edapps)

Mobile learning tools open up a wide world of teaching and learning possibilities. The Mobile Scenarios for K12 app empowers you to take the first step.  Select and read detailed stories spanning grade levels and subject areas that will inspire you with ideas and specific tools to integrate technology into your classroom to  improve teaching… Read More ›

Why and How-To of Mobile Learning (#mlearning)

Why Mobile Learning? The benefits of mobile learning : Benefit 1 : Expand the reach and equity of education Benefit 2 – Facilitate Personalized Learning Benefit 3 – Provide immediate feedback and assessment Benefit 4 – Enable anytime, anywhere learning Benefit 5 – Ensure the productive use of time in classrooms Benefit 6 – Build new communities of learners… Read More ›

Mobile Technology at the Service of Teachers

Mobile Learning Week (MLW) is the flagship UNESCO conference on mobile technologies and education.  Held annually, this event assembles a diverse group of stakeholders to share how affordable and widespread mobile technologies can advance Education for All goals. The theme of MLW 2014 is teachers Teachers are the pillars of education systems and their involvement… Read More ›

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What is The Future of Mobile Learning in Education? (#mlearning)

Over the last decade, the importance of mobile devices has grown dramatically in education. The latest issue of RUSC. Universities and Knowledge Society Journal devotes a special section to the analysis and assessment of the current state of m-learning by studying specific cases –  “Apps for M-learning in Higher Education“. It presents a general overview of successful mobile learning experiences in higher… Read More ›


20 Mobile Strategies to Increase Learner Interaction in a #MOOC (#mlearning)

As mobile learning and massive open online courses (MOOCs) become the latest global reality. What are the similar characteristics of both? How can they bring an impact to each other? Inge Ignatia De Ward has done an interesting research on the impact of mobile access on learner interactions in a MOOC. She has ever organized MobiMOOC course –… Read More ›

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Learning through A Constructivist Approach with Mobile Device (#mlearning)

The paper on “mobile learning through indigenous languages: learning through a constructivist approach“(Creative Commons BY 3.0 licence) written by Mmaki Jantjies and Mike Joy reports on a case study in a South African high school that evaluated the potential use of mobile learning to support bilingual learners using a constructivist learning approach. With their research they provide… Read More ›

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Mobile Learning Trainer Toolkit (#mlearning)

The mobile learning toolkit is developed by International Labor Organization (ILO) of the United Nations. It is the result of research into mobile phone use and user needs within the African context, however it has been developed for use in all developing contexts. It is intended as a “trainer’s toolkit” that can help deliver a wide range… Read More ›

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Research on Mobile Learning Practice in Higher Education

by Baiyun Chen and Aimee Denoyelles, instructional designers at the University of Central Florida Key Takeaways A university-wide survey on students’ mobile learning practices showed that ownership of mobile devices is high among students and that tablets are the most popular devices for academic purposes. The survey also found that mobile learning typically occurs outside the classroom, with only limited guidance from instructors. To improve mobile… Read More ›

OER and Mobile Learning

Why #OER and Mobile Learning Need Each Other (#mlearning)

The growing trend towards mobile computing using the power of networks has opened the door for learners and teachers to access the world’s knowledge from almost anywhere, at anytime. The Internet is the world’s intellectual commons and open educational resources(OER) renders this knowledge accessible to all. The UNESCO Chair in OER initiative – Rory McGreal – has… Read More ›

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Mobile Learning Is Enabled by Human’s Habitus (#mlearning)

What’s mobile learning? (mLearning) An insight for this question: “That which is mobile is not knowledge or information, but is the individual’s habitus.“(Kress, Pachler) Habitus: a structure of the mind characterized by a set of acquired schemata, sensibilities, dispositions and taste. This presentation from Michael Gallagher discusses using mobile technology for field learning activities and… Read More ›