Virtual School Meanderings

February 3, 2013

Mobile Learning On The Interwebs

Beginning with the SmartBrief for EdTech.

How one teacher uses iPads with her students with autism
Technology, such as hand-held devices, help students with autism concentrate on their lessons and allow them to learn at their own pace, said special-education teacher Karina Barley in Australia. The article offers a list of iPad applications Barley uses in language arts and math with her students who have autism. “As students achieve more success, their confidence grows, and as their confidence grows, they are much more willing to attempt new challenges,” said Barley, who runs Project Autism Australia. eSchool News (free registration) (1/28)

Use of tablet computers is expected to rise in India’s schools
More schools in India are expected to begin using tablet computers in the classroom with the release of more high-quality, affordable devices. The government reportedly is supportive of the use of tablets for learning, and the technology is seen as particularly beneficial in rural parts of the country. However, it is not expected that rural areas will be able to take full advantage in the next several years because of insufficient broadband access and power supplies. ZDNet (1/30)

Back to the regular Google News alert for mobile learning.

Bus becomes mobile learning center for underprivileged kids
NBCNews.com (blog)
Tonight on ‘NBC Nightly News,’ Kerry Sanders profiles the daughter of migrant farm workers, Estella Pyfrom, who is now providing underserved children with access to technology aboard her ‘Brilliant Bus.’ It’s a project she bankrolled herself after …
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AdTheorent Unveils Real-Time Mobile ‘Learning Machine,’ Predicts RTB Results …
MediaPost Communications
Saed Sayad RTB-based mobile ad network AdTheorent this morning unveiled what it described as the “industry’s first real-time learning and predictive modeling platform.” Dubbed the “Real-Time Learning Machine,” the platform leverages machine-learning …
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Pearson Leverages Power of Mobile Learning, Research-Based Instructional …
PR Web (press release)
Taking a bold step toward closing this country’s adolescent literacy gap, Pearson today launched iLit, its new core reading program for struggling readers. Featured at FETC 2013, iLit is the first and only complete instructional solution built and …
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Mobile Learning Platform, Created by Student, Available for New BlackBerry 10 …
PR Newswire UK (press release)
The apps make use of EducationApps’ revolutionary mobile-centric learning platform. The learning platform consists of three modules: School, Study and Friends. The School module lets students receive assignments and messages from any of their teachers …
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Lightspeed Systems Launches Mobile Learning Essentials at FETC
T.H.E. Journal
Lightspeed Systems has unveiled a package of software programs and services at Florida Education Technology Conference (FETC) 2013 to help school districts implement mobile learning. Lightspeed Systems Mobile Learning Essentials, available now, …
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Take the Mobile Learning Plunge
T+D
The sales training team was poised and ready to show off its new mobile learning app at the national sales meeting. Trainers were convinced that the new technology would change the face of training within the company. Sales representatives had received …
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Again, no entries from the Google Blog alert for mobile learning.

Finally, the Google Web alert for mobile learning.

Mobile learning hv 11613
Using iPads with Adult Students 137 views; iTunes and Podcasting 291 views; Mobile learning 62 views; How to restore iPad photos,videos after deleted or lost …
www.slideshare.net/Nelightful/mobile-learning-hv-11613

Experiential Mobile Learning Workshop
Experiential Mobile Learning 7787 views · Mobile learning presentation for the 4t Virtual Conference 2012 7718 views · Mobile Learning Presentation – VWBPE …
www.slideshare.net/…/experiential-mobile-learning-workshop-…

Bus becomes mobile learning center for … – The Daily Nightly
Monday on ‘NBC Nightly News,’ Kerry Sanders profiled the daughter of migrant farm workers, Estella Pyfrom, who is now providing underserved children with …
dailynightly.nbcnews.com/_…/16741739-bus-becomes-mobile…

Mobile Learning Design Workshop by RJ Jacquez [m … – YouTube
For a Detailed Outline and to Register, visit: http://bit.ly/SxiAN6 There’s a Revolution happening …
www.youtube.com/watch?v=2QUSuKsy0a0

mobile learning in ENGL 329: grammar, style, & writing | dawnatella
The 1.0 cohort are faculty just beginning to experiment with mobile learning, while the 2.0 cohort consists of faculty who have already gained some experience …
dawnatella.com/?p=218

Mobile Learning in 2013 – BridgePT – eLearning Product Solution …
Mobile training platforms and tool are becoming popular due to the perception that easier access to users will increase their learning. Being able to train …
bridge-pt.com/mobile-learning/mobile-learning-in-2013/

Enhance Your Study With Mobile Learning – Education Writings
Mobile learning comes as a wonderful assistant for learners. It contains ubiquitous handheld technologies, together with wireless and mobile phone networks, …
www.educationwritings.com/enhance-your-study-with-mobile…

- Mobile Learning, Not Mobile Students
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators. Site contains a Software Reviews Database, articles from Technology & Learning …
www.techlearning.com/default.aspx?tabid=67&entryid…

Cleverlize – Build mobile learning apps without programming skills …
Cleverlize – Build mobile learning apps without programming skills More info: http ://www …
vimeo.com/58361007

A Study of Mobile Learning Trends at the U.S. Naval Academy and …
To plan for future mobile learning two military educational schools conducted a study of current mobile device ownership and use by their students.
www.educause.edu/…/study-mobile-learning-trends-us-naval-a…

Pearson Leverages Power of Mobile Learning, Research-Based
Pearson Leverages Power of Mobile Learning, Research-Based Instructional Approach to Close High School Literacy Gap. Miami Dade Public Schools Among …
www.pearsoned.com/pearson-leverages-power-of-mobile-lear…

Tablets and Mobile Learning – Educational App Store Blog
Although tablets themselves have been around for a relatively short time, it has still been two years since they entered mainstream use. Mobile learning itself has …
blog.educationalappstore.com/…/tablets-and-mobile-learning-…

Mobile Learning: Make education safe, mobile, collaborative
BYOD or school-supplied, we have resources and solutions to help make your mobile learning program a success.
www.lightspeedsystems.com/resources/mobile-learning/

Mobile learning in the workplace – you’re doing it wrong! http://ibm …
Mobile learning in the workplace – you’re doing it wrong! http://ibm.co/14ihJUv. 4 days ago. Close viewer. Like; Comment; Follow; Flag. Flag as Inappropriate …
www.linkedin.com/…/Mobile-learning-in-workplace-you-457…

Mobile Learning Round-Up | Startl
Mobile Learning Round-Up Mobile learning has exploded over the past few years with iPads, Smartphones and yes, even YouTube, becoming staples to …
startl.org/blog/2013/01/29/mobile-learning-round-up/

Mobile Learning – Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
Take part in the interesting and unique science experiments presented by Education staff as they roam through the Museum with mobile learning activities.
www.boonshoftmuseum.org/programs…/-/mobile-learning

GoodPractice | Mobile learning unlikely or off the agenda completely …
Is 2013 another year of all talk and no take up for mobile learning? The majority of L&D professionals attending #LT13UK today are still cautious about adding …
goodpractice.com/…/mobile-learning-unlikely-or-off-the-agen…

Mobile Learning | ASCO University
ASCO University is proud to offer several new ways to learn when you are not able to reach a traditional personal computer. Using mobile technologies, such as …
university.asco.org/mobile-learning-0

ICTP – ICTP and Mobile Learning
News Highlights. ICTP and Mobile Learning. New, free iPhone app compiles images, audio into instant video-like product. The new EyApp. 31/01/2013 – Trieste, …
https://www.ictp.it/about-ictp/media-centre/…/1/eyapp.aspx

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