Going Mobile: Follow me!

e-Moderation Station

To celebrate the recent publication of our new book Going Mobile (co-authored with Gavin Dudeney), we’re sharing a number of activities you can try out with your students, to get them using mobile devices as part of the their language learning.

2015 30

Future Mobile Learning

Nancy White

Last week in a workshop on mobile learning I was looking for something interesting in that difficult time right after lunch. So I decided to talk about where mobile is going and thus additional opportunities for mobile learning.

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Teaching with mobile devices: FAQs [part 1]

e-Moderation Station

And especially on the use of mobile devices in language teaching. Question 1: If you don’t plan to let students use their mobile devices (constructively!) Schools that implement mobile devices well often have ongoing professional development for their teachers.

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Going Mobile: Time will tell

e-Moderation Station

To celebrate the recent publication of our new book Going Mobile (co-authored with Gavin Dudeney), we’re sharing a number of activities you can try out with your students, to get them using mobile devices as part of the their language learning.

2015 26

Global Mobile Awards

Nancy White

In less than two weeks, mobile leaders worldwide will be gathering in Barcelona for the GSMA Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest mobile exhibition. An important part of this conference is the 17th annual Global Mobile Awards.

2012 40

Google vs. Microsoft on Mobile Productivity Apps (US Data Only)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Gregg recently wrote on ComputerWorld about the comparative monthly active user base for Google’s mobile productivity apps versus the Microsoft offerings.

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The 1-minute guide to the mobile classroom

e-Moderation Station

Wondering how to start introducing elements of mLearning (mobile learning) into your language classes? Let students talk about their mobile phones, and what they use them for. See this lesson plan introducing the topic of mobile phones from Jo Budden. Photo by Milica Sekulic.

2012 55

Papers on mobile assisted language learning (MALL)

e-Moderation Station

The International Research Foundation (TIRF) has recently published five papers on mobile assisted language learning (MALL), all freely available on the TIRF website. Beyond the Classroom: Mobile Learning the Wider World (Ken Beatty). Mobile devices in EFL: What do students think?

Designing for Mobile Collaboration

Portals and KM

Mobile collaboration is an increasingly important topic as two-thirds of the information workforce already work remotely, according to Forrester data. It is a matter of when, not whether that mobile devices exceed desktops. The new Forrester Wave™: Mobile Collaboration, Q3 2011 by Ted Schadler for Content & Collaboration Professionals offers some useful advice on how mobile collaboration requires a new app approach. Teams now must design for mobile first.

May Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Float Mobile Learning , May 11, 2011 Does This iPhone Make Me Look Fat?

5 Myths about mobile learning

e-Moderation Station

Myth 1: Mobile learning means learning via texting with mobile phones. Mobile phones (or cell phones) are just one of the myriad devices that can be used for learning. This is one of the most common definitions of mobile learning I hear. [and how to overcome them].

April Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning April 1, 2011 to April 30, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. April 14, 2011 Learning & Skills Survey: 87% More eLearning & Mobile Learning; 73% Less 2-3 Day Classroom Training , April 19, 2011.

Going Mobile: Twitter celebrities

e-Moderation Station

To celebrate the recent publication of our new book Going Mobile (co-authored with Gavin Dudeney), we’re sharing a number of activities you can try out with your students, to get them using mobile devices as part of the their language learning.

Google vs. Microsoft on Mobile Productivity Apps (US Data Only)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Gregg recently wrote on ComputerWorld about the comparative monthly active user base for Google’s mobile productivity apps versus the Microsoft offerings.

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Mobile devices in EFL: What do students think?

e-Moderation Station

What do EFL learners think about working with mobile devices in the classroom? This is because it is to be read in tandem with the related TIRF paper on mobile task design and sequencing (due to be published online later this year). What mobile devices did they use?

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Mobile Iron for Managing Mobile Devices with Corporate Data

Michael Sampson - Currents

Enterprise MobilityDuring one of my meetings yesterday, we started talking about the impact of the iPad on the corporate world - where employees bring their own iPad's in the door and want to use them for corporate tasks.

Astute Labs: Community Engagement through Mobile Apps

The Bumble Bee

Astute Labs is an exciting Belfast-based software start-up in the mobile app building space with a particular emphasis on large communities such as schools. Mobile Devices

July Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning. Float Mobile Learning , July 12, 2011 Help us #save new born babies lives by using #mobile devices for #ultrasound - Ignatia Webs , July 25, 2011 Josh Topolosky has written my fave #WebOS Touchpad review.

“Square” Pegs Mobile Payments – Round Hole Still Not Filled

Alchemy of Change

One of the reasons Square is positioned to do well is that – in addition to its disruptive innovation strategy – it’s also running a market-bridging strategy ; the kind you need when markets are in transition, as they are today with mobile payments.

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Enterprise Mobility 2015 in mid-August (Auckland, NZ)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Conferenz is hosting the Enterprise Mobility 2015 conference in mid-August in Auckland. I will be attending and giving the second presentation of the day: Using mobility as the lightning rod to re-imagine business: doing things a whole lot better. Conferences & Events Mobile

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My Reflections on the Mobile World Congress

Nancy White

The Mobile World Congress (MWC) last week in Barcelona reminded me of the early days of Comdex. I was honored to serve as a judge for the Mobile World Congress 2011 16th annual Global Mobile Awards in the category of Best mLearning Innovation. This is the first time that mobile learning has been recognized. The winner was Urban Planet Mobile from Savannah, Georgia, for their mobile English learning initiative.

January Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning January 1, 2011 to January 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. makes improvements - Mobile Learning Edge , January 23, 2011 Apps: Web Apps or Native Apps? -

OutStart Mobile Knowledge Solutions Use Case Series

Portals and KM

As mobile devices have progressed from being simple phones to becoming hand held computers with multiple capabilities there is increasing potential within these powerful, always available, always connected devices. Here is the six part series from OutStart on the use of mobile to provide knowledge solutions. These posts go beyond the concepts to look at how businesses are already using mobile and, in each case,  provide some of the measurable results.

The Trials and Tribulations of a Mobile Knowledge Worker in a Social Business World

Elsua

I mean, I know for sure that my company is paying big bucks, once again, to allow its mobile employee knowledge workers stay connected, while on the road, and we can barely make it, since Movistar ‘s service barely provided more than 1mbps download / upload.

2012 83

IBM Support for Collaboration on Mobile Devices: An Update

Michael Sampson - Currents

Ed Brill from IBM shared an update on IBM's mobile strategy for 2011 and beyond : " About a year ago, I declared that IBM had turned the corner from follower to leader in the mobile space. Enterprise Mobility Lotus

Will Mobile Devices Usher in a Renaissance in Local News?

Alchemy of Change

In this last post in the series, I focus on the impact of mobile technology. With that said, a look at Google+ on your mobile device offers a hint where local information is headed. With the rise of the mobile Internet, place is just one of those layers – just one of those tags.

ThoughtFarmer 5.0: Improved Mobile Capabilities

Michael Sampson - Currents

is the addition of a mobile-optimized version of ThoughtFarmer. Rather than a simple port of the browser version, ThoughtFarmer Mobile was designed from scratch to support the mobile context: hurried usage, screen glare from the sun, one-handed operation and touch screens. ".

Mobile learning #9: A Dummies Guide to QR codes

e-Moderation Station

You scan QR codes with your mobile phone (more on this in point 3 below). You scan it with your mobile phone, and can then access specific information, or online resources, connected to that object. Here’s how: Download a free QR reader to your mobile phone.

November Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning November 1, 2010 to November 30, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

How Mobility Empowers Work as a State of Mind in the Era of Social Business

Elsua

And it’s just too funny that I am mentioning that today, as I’m just about to get started with a new round of business travelling where I am beginning to get the feeling that I will be taking the whole concept of work mobility into a new extreme. Mobility is here to stay.

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Introducing Network Thinking: A Mobile Approach to Customer Communities

Online Community Strategy

Ignoring Ubiquity of the Mobile Ecosystem. The Mobile Ecosystem is driving massive market change, yet most community vendors are completely ignoring mobile-first strategies. Customer Communities Don’t Have To Be Complicated.

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Reflections from 2011 – The Year of Mobile, Again

Elsua

Let’s see it with the most crippling example I can think of, based on my own first hand experiences … If anything, 2011 has been the Year of Mobile. Yes, in short, you could say that I’m a fully empowered mobile worker. The (mobile) carriers.

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How is Mobile Supported on the Enterprise Level?

Portals and KM

The rise of mobile communications is one of the major game changes in technology.    The amount of time spent on mobile apps has surpassed web browsing on a computer. billion mobile subscribers (77% of the world population) and mobile devices have overtaken computers on Wi-Fi networks. Given these numbers, how are enterprise IT departments supporting their mobile users? I would guess that over 90% of these workers own some type of mobile phone. 

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Mobile, Bring Your Own Device

Portals and KM

These notes cover the Monday individual press session, Mobile, Bring Your Own Device, with Rob Ingram, Senior Manager, Mobile Communication Strategy, IBM. Rob said there are three parts to IBM’s mobile strategy: collaboration for end users, mobile apps for consumer Web sites, and security and device management including such issues as VoIP.  There is also Traveler for Andriod and Sametime meetings on mobile. There are now two ways to get mobile at IBM.

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Mobile Learning # 6: Six key m-learning resources

e-Moderation Station

But in a recent fit of (late) spring cleaning, I decided to sort out my mobile learning bookmarks in delicious, in preparation for some research I’m doing on the topic. Given the power of lists, here are 6 key (to me) mobile learning resources.

Benefits from Using iPads at SAP #ipad #mobility

Michael Sampson - Currents

For SAP, iPad use has made employees more productive, and the software giant has been able to collect more accurate data from sales reps in the field and other mobile workers, CIO Oliver Bussmann said. SAP execs were initially concerned about their ability to deploy, manage and secure the devices, but they were able to use mobile device management and other tools to allay those fears, Bussmann said. ". Enterprise Mobility

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Global Mobile Awards Update

Nancy White

The Winners were just announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona for the GSMA 17th annual Global Mobile Awards for Best Mobile Innovation for Education or Learning.

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harmon.ie Goes Mobile, Bringing SharePoint to the iPad

Portals and KM

Now they have moved a step further gone mobile and unveiling the capbility to bring Microsoft SharePoint document collaboration and social interactions to the iPad – “harmon.ie I have written about harmon.ie several times. See for example - Harmon.ie Provides Social Email to Help Drive Enterprise Collaboration Adoption. Their tools focus on increasing user adoption of collaboration tools include bringing central components of SharePoint into both Outlook and Lotus Notes.

Bioteams, collaboration and the Mobile Cloud

The Bumble Bee

I was part of a fascinating panel session "Mobility, Teams, The Cloud and Collaboration" at the recent Mobile Cloud Summit (London: 21 September). The Mobile Cloud might just be the tipping point which brings mobile collaboration from the margins right into the business mainstream by enabling an 'always on' connection with each team member no matter where they are! To watch videos of all the other sessions at the Mobile Cloud Summit. Mobile Devices

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Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker – TweetBot, Pocket, Evernote

Elsua

That absolutely essential Twitter App for mobile devices is called Tweetbot and I can tell you that after having tried several dozens of Twitter mobile Apps it’s just as good as it gets. All set on to new productivity levels as a mobile social knowledge Web worker.