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Figure 1: A pedagogical framework for mobile assisted language teaching and learning

Mobile Pedagogy for English Language Teaching: A Guide for Teachers

The 46 page research report on ‘Mobile pedagogy for English language teaching and learning: a guide for teachers’ is a practical and informative report. It was written by experts (Agnes Kukulska-Hulme, Lucy Norris and Jim Donohue) in the field that combine a strong theoretical background with experienced practical projects. Introduction The ideas in this guide are… Read More ›


Bad Practices in Mobile Learning

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

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MicroLearning in the Learnable Moments

There have been a lot of studies, discussions or even products developed around microlearning, the success factors include not only chucking learning content into bite-sized units, also weaving learning into our work and life in a way that makes sense. With the rise of informal learning, and everyone has a learning gateway in his/her pocket. Now… Read More ›

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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

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The Future of Web and Technology (Infographic)

Envisioned by W3C consortium, “Web on Everything” is one of the goals of “One Web”. (Open Standards, Open Web Platform, Web on Everything) This infographic could extend the topic by showing how technologies pave the way for the future.

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Open Standards, Open Web Platform, Web on Everything

On 29 August 2012 five leading global organizations jointly signed an agreement to affirm and adhere to a set of Principles in support of The Modern Paradigm for Standards; an open and collectively empowering model that will help radically improve the way people around the world develop new technologies and innovate for humanity. The result… Read More ›

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 ›

Eric Schmidt on Online Education

The paperback of THE NEW DIGITAL AGE: Transforming Nations, Businesses, and Our Lives (Vintage) by Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and Google Ideas Director Jared Cohen hit the bestseller lists in March. But the issues the authors discuss have not lost their currency since then. From digital surveillance by the U.S. government, to Twitter troubles in Turkey,… Read More ›


Insights From KPCB 2014 Internet Trends Report

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Internet analyst Mary Meeker has just released her latest report on the past year’s Internet trends. The latest edition of the annual Internet Trends report includes: 1. Key Internet trends showing slowing Internet user growth but strong smartphone, tablet and mobile data traffic growth as well as rapid growth in mobile… 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 ›

How can Badges be Used in Seamless Mobile Learning

Digital Badges and Mobile Learning

In the twenty-first century, learning takes place almost everywhere, at all times, on all kinds of paths and at all kinds of paces. With the click of a mouse or the touch of a screen, young people and adults can access a wealth of information, analyze it, and produce new knowledge at any time. They can do this, moreover, on a “just-in-time” basis,… Read More ›


Good Practice Guide and Use Case Studies of Mobile Learning (#mlearning)

As ownership of smartphones and tablets grows there is increasing interest in how they might be used to support learning and teaching, both in the classroom and beyond. This Best Practice Guide has been put together by the UCISA Digital Skills and Development Group Academic Support sub-group to provide examples of good practice in using… Read More ›