Tag Archives: Mobile

Reflections from mLearnCon: geolocation and exploration

Imagine the time when technology effortlessly connects us to conversations, resources, community, when it understands what’s on our minds and facilitates us getting the answers, creating meaning, making sense of the world. We’re on the edge of the revolution, where … Continue reading

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Our complex relationship with Technology

Woke this morning to an angrily vibrating phone, on fire with little red alerts. My first action on getting up used to be making a cup of tea: now it’s hijacked by technology. Our relationship with devices is complex: love/hate, … Continue reading

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Social Collaborative Technology

It’s everywhere: on our networks, in our pockets, plugged into our ears and our TVs. We can’t escape the proliferation of socially collaborative technologies, wherever we try to hide. It draws us into communities around our favourite reality TV show, … Continue reading

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Mobile Learning: the state of play

The ecosystem of mobile learning is in constant flux: advances in technology being rivalled by creative methods of applying it in the real world. Sometimes a technology creates possibilities, sometimes inventive minds find creative ways of applying old technologies, and … Continue reading

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How to do rock and roll: developing a mobile learning mindset

There are many ways to miss the point of mobile: thinking about ‘mobile’ as technology is all well and good, but thinking of it as a mindset is better. A mindset for mobile learning is one that lets us think … Continue reading

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Mobile Learning: day four – the triumvirate of mobile learning

Working all through this week on my new book on ‘mobile learning’. I’m sharing some sections as they are completed. Having covered the technology and the emergence of ‘mobile’ as a learning channel, today i am working on the triumvirate … Continue reading

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Mobile Learning: day three – what do we mean by ‘mobile’?

Work is progressing this week on my new book on ‘mobile learning’. I’m sharing some sections as they are completed. Yesterday, we looked at augmented reality, today, part of the introduction, exploring what we mean by ‘mobile’. What do we … Continue reading

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What does mobile learning mean? Provoking a new mindset for learning design

‘Mobile Learning’ and ‘M-Learning’ are popular terms right now. There’s no doubt that ‘mobile’ is the place where the cool kids hang out, but the terms are used to mean different things. For some, it’s the technology: it’s about the … Continue reading

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What does the iPad 3 mean for mobile learning? Technology and Community.

So the iPad 3 has hit the shelves, with something of a fanfare, but what’s actually new? What new opportunities will it give us in the fields of learning and development? What does this device do that the first and … Continue reading

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The experience of technology. What makes for good mobile learning?

Tonight i’m presenting a webinar on mobile learning, which means it’s time for me to think about what i’m going to say… One of the core themes is technology versus experience. I like to think of these things separately, to … Continue reading

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