Smartphones Meet Adult Education

Digital Promise

Mobile technologies allow adult learners to study anytime, anywhere, extending their learning far beyond classroom hours. According to Pew Research Center , 92 percent of American adults own cell phones, and they are embracing their phones as learning tools. Watch this recorded webinar to hear from teachers and learners themselves about how one mobile app, Learning Upgrade , is moving the needle for English language learners.

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning. Mobile Learning is about self-actuated personalization. As learning practices and technology tools change, mobile learning itself will continue to evolve. Technology like tablets PCs, apps, and access to broadband internet are lubricating the shift to mobile learning, but a truly immersive mobile learning environment goes beyond the tools for learning to the lives and communities valued by each individual learner.

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Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

The CoolCatTeacher

Are Smartphones a good idea? She authored Toys to Tools: Connecting Student Cell Phones to Education (published by ISTE in 2008), Cell Phones in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for the K-12 Educator (published by ISTE in 2011), Help Your Child Learn With Their Cell Phone and Web 2.0 published by ISTE in 2013), Learning First, Technology Second (published by ISTE in 2017). The post Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

Benefits of Mobile Learning in Distance Education

WizIQ Education & Technology

The number of smartphones is projected to reach the 5 billion dollar mark in 2019, which means that 67% of the world’s population will own a mobile phone. eLearning Trends Mobile Learning Online Education Teaching Online Teaching Trends and Best Practices distance education mobile learning in education mobile learning technology mobile technology in education mobile training

Mobile learning: The good and the bad

Neo LMS

Everywhere we go, here and there, people always seem to have a mobile device in their hands, be it a smartphone or a tablet. It’s almost a sin not to own a mobile device. Our mobile devices are online 24/7. Now owning a smartphone is like losing half our lives. Put that in the context of learning and what do you get? Mobile learning of course. Mobile learning is now a movement and it’s not just about picking up a tablet and off you go.

3 must-haves for a mobile learning environment

eSchool News

We believe the digital learning initiative has been a foundation for their success. Kendra LeRoy: Connecting to today’s smartphone-toting parents. Featured on eSchool News IT Management mobile environment Mobile LearningGary Lambert: Wi-fi at home and on the bus. Beekmantown (NY) Central School District, a rural district of 2,070 students, was on a mission to be the most progressive educational institution in the area.

3 essentials in a mobile learning environment

eSchool News

Related content: Digital teaching and learning in the smartphone era. Related Content: eSchool News Digital & Mobile Learning Guide. The eSchool News Digital & Mobile Learning Guide is here! It features strategies to help you effectively use digital and mobile learning resources, along with tips to support digital and mobile learning initiatives. Gary Lambert: Wi-fi at home and on the bus.

Option 3: Actually USE the smartphones

Dangerously Irrelevant

Murphy & Beland’s recent study is making the rounds online, particularly among those who are eager to find reasons to ban learning technologies in classrooms. The economists found that banning mobile phones helped improve student achievement on standardized test scores , with the biggest gains seen by low-achieving and at-risk students. Is that all you care about or do you have a bigger, more complex vision for student learning?

Lesson Ideas for Mobile Learning

Educator Innovator

New media educator Howard Rheingold interviews educator Shelly Terrell about her new book, which highlights the power of students’ mobile devices to drive learning in and out of the classroom. I knew that I had to talk with Shelly Sanchez Terrell again when I learned through the tweetvine that she had a new book out about mobile learning ( Learning to Go: Lesson Ideas for Teaching with Mobile Devices, Cell Phones, and BYOT ).

Assessment and Mobile Learning Questions

Education with Technology

Technology can play a critical role in the learning process. Here are some questions about assessment and mobile learning to think about as you plan for your mobile learning. Who/ What will assess the students’ mobile learning? A) the same mobile app that the student worked on. B) a different mobile app. D) an online program evaluates learning. assesses the learning.

Mobile Learning and Indian Education System

EdSense

Students often show more interest in learning from mobile phones, palmtops, tablets and personal digital assistants. Blurring the lines between indoor and outdoor learning environment, mobile devices have become a prominent learning tool. This approach to learning enables accessible learning from anywhere, at any given time, encouraging students to participate in both physical and virtual learning. What Makes Mobile Technology Stand Out?

Smartphone Learning

IT Bill

For the past several years the Horizon Report has listed mobile learning, in one form or another, as an emerging educational technology (e.g. mobile computing, mobile apps, social media, BYOD, mobile learning). Mobile technologies have changed over the years: from the early PDAs, Blackberrys and feature phones with texting capability and cameras, to tablets and eReaders to the ubiquitous smartphones of today. affordances of mobile Web 2.0.

Permanently Disrupting Education. With Smartphones.

TeachThought - Learn better.

With Smartphones. The lack of diversity in proficiency assessment is rivaled only by the relative apathy of many learners, perhaps aware of how little control they actually have over what they learn, when they learn it, and what they do with that information. Modern smartphones have the chance to change all of this. Through smartphone implantation, power, pace, and patterns are decentralized, from institutions and educators to individual learners.

Making a Case for Mobile Learning

The Mobile Native

Guest Post for SmartBlogs on Education Over the past four years, I have had the privilege of teaching in a forward-thinking school district that has embraced the use of mobile learning devices in the classroom. Mobile learning has become the new buzzword in many educational communities. Mobile learning is essentially anytime, anywhere learning. This type of learning could be with a netbook, iPad, iPod touch or even a smartphone.

7 mobile learning myths no educator should believe

eSchool News

Two researchers discuss myths associated with mobile adoption and use. By now, educators are familiar with the term mobile learning — or mLearning — having experienced its rush in classroom popularity starting as early as 2000. Next page: Mobile isn’t just learning with smartphones. Featured on eSchool News IT Newsletter Mobile and Handheld Technologies Research Top News

The Mobile Learning Imperative in Higher Education

Kevin Corbett

The Mobile Learning in Higher Education [ INFOGRAPHIC ]. 52% of children now have access to a smartphone or tablet. 57% of college students use a smartphone (2013 data seems low to me). With mobile devices being used at younger and younger ages, what are the implications for Higher Education? More on Mobile Learning. The post The Mobile Learning Imperative in Higher Education appeared first on | elearning, mobile learning, gamification and more.

Mapping mobile learning

Learning with 'e's

Mobile technology is a game changer. I have previously written on this blog about how mobile technology can give the edge and also about some of the social implications of learning on the move. As I write, news is breaking of Samsung''s release of the first curved display screen smartphone. We see this happening on a global scale through increasing mobile phone subscriptions. We know that untethered learning and working offer up a whole new world of freedom.

Potential Uses for Chatbots and Instant Messaging Apps in Teaching and Learning

EmergingEdTech

Artificial Intelligence Future of Education Technology iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning ResourcesIntroduction Instant messaging is already an integral part of the average student’s life, and it can also have many uses to boost their education.

Mobile learning and personal metrics

Learning with 'e's

The rise is also due to people''s desire to develop their learning informally. There are formal contexts for mobile learning, but it is in the leisure time/travelling/down time that mobile learning still comes to the fore. The first principle in the article above relates to access, and states: "A mobile learning environment is about access to content, peers, experts, portfolio artifacts, credible sources, and previous thinking on relevant topics.

More Smartphones Than Usual: How To Deal with Teens and Phones After Winter Break

Gaggle Speaks

While parents are rejoicing that kids are back in school, and they survived winter break, teachers and administrators might be noticing more students with smartphones. As children get back into the routine of classes, now’s the ideal time to address all those smartphones that were given as gifts for the holidays. Preparing Students For Smartphone Ownership. Walk down any hallway and it’s obvious how prevalent smartphones are with our students. Mobile Learning

Why Using SMS Texting in the Classroom can be a Great Idea

EmergingEdTech

Students are more involved in their own learning, having the necessary space to discover solutions. Free Tools & Resources iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning ResourcesTexting CAN be an Educational Tool Teaching has changed in the last years. Professors, on the other. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

4 Psychology Principles To Leverage In Mobile Apps To Make Learning Fun

EmergingEdTech

Mobile apps are at the very apex of this boom and. iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning ResourcesToday’s youth is in the centre of an unplanned, extensive experiment, surrounded by digital technologies that were hardly around a decade ago.

How—and Why—We Can Improve the Future of Mobile Learning

Edsurge

When Massive Open Online Courses (or MOOCs) were first introduced, people quickly realized these platforms could help students learn more effectively at their own pace on their own schedule. This development, combined with tremendous growth in mobile device usage due to improved technology, naturally led to a shift in mobile learning patterns. Despite this promising beginning, the role of mobile devices in the classroom and in education overall is still rather limited.

How Gamification Through Mobile Apps Can Improve Student Engagement

EmergingEdTech

Elementary education in the 19th century was just about teaching children some basic learning, usually the ability to read. Educational Games & Gamification iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning ResourcesWhen the 20th century came, the education system changed and was centered. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

The Top 7 Apps to Boost Student Proactiveness

EmergingEdTech

iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning ResourcesWith students lacking the structure of the traditional school day while staying at home during this period of wide-scale Coronavirus-driven school closures, it is more important than ever that they.

Mobile is Changing Everything, and Education is no Exception

EmergingEdTech

Well Developed apps Provide Multi-modal Learning Pathways, Bridge Gaps, and Extend our Reach As the digital world gets more integrated with daily life, mobile apps are used as tools to get things. Adaptive Learning Technologies Future of Education Technology iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Making the case for Education Technologies Mobile Learning Resources mobile learning apps multi modal learning smart phone apps

Catering to Today’s Learners with Mobile Apps for K-12 eLearning

EmergingEdTech

K-12 education today needs to cater to the learning style of Gen Z, the generation of “digital natives.” In fact, research shows that 51% of high school students bring a smartphone to school every. Future of Education Technology iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning ResourcesPlease click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

2025: Imagining the Future of Mobile Apps in Higher Education

EmergingEdTech

Students are Likely to Have an Unprecedented Level of Flexibility and Functionality in the Mobile-Enabled Higher Ed World of Tomorrow The folks at Anagram Interactive have partenered with Radar.io Future of Education Technology iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources

LearnPick Recommends 6 Of The Best Science Apps For Kids

EmergingEdTech

Your smartphone can be your most powerful learning tool provided you can use it the right way. Educational Games & Gamification iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning ResourcesIn this article, we are going to discuss seven of the finest science apps you can use for your child’s. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

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Exploring Messenger Kids – a Fun, Safe Messaging App Parents can Control with Ease

EmergingEdTech

Facebook (classroom and instructional uses) iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources Social Media & Social LearningFree New Video Messaging App for Kids is Safe and Fun The folks over at WeAreTeachers asked me to check out this new offering from Facebook. As a fan of Facetime, I was intrigued from the get go, [Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

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How to Keep the Human Element in Distance Learning

EmergingEdTech

Telepresence: Helping to Overcome the Limitations of Distance Learning Over the last few years, we’ve seen technology redefine the traditional student/teacher dynamic, creating opportunities. Future of Education Technology iPhones and Smartphones Making the case for Education Technologies Mobile Learning Resources Social Media & Social Learning

15 Tips and Online Resources That Will Help Students Improve Their Writing

EmergingEdTech

Free Tools & Resources iPhones and Smartphones Making the case for Education Technologies Mobile Learning ResourcesWhile this is a topic that gets covered on education blogs with some frequency, I haven't tackled it here in a while, and it is such a vital skill. Written and oral communications are the most. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

Do Text Message Nudges Improve Academic Performance?

EmergingEdTech

Education Technology Success Stories iPhones and Smartphones Making the case for Education Technologies Mobile Learning ResourcesAlthough some people believe that the differences in social status don't play a significant role in higher education anymore, the truth remains that income and geography still influence academic. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

Effective Uses of EdTech: Practicing Spaced Repetition for Improved Memory

EmergingEdTech

The best uses of education technology are not about the technology – they're about teaching and learning. Educational Games & Gamification iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Making the case for Education Technologies Mobile Learning Resources Student Centered LearningTechnology can be a powerful tool, but it's all about how its used. There have been a. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

7 Fun and Creative Ways for Students to do Research Projects

EmergingEdTech

Free Tools & Resources iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning ResourcesGiving Student Choice Increases Their Motivation and Buy-in Students thrive when their work coincides with their interests. The great benefit of doing research projects is that it provides the. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].