Tag Archives: mobile learning

Forget about SmartPhones use a SmartPen ;-)

LiveScribe SmartPen is an amazing technology built into a pen (http://www.livescribe.com/). I saw comparable technology some years ago coupled with webcasting from Tegrity (http://www.tegrity.com/) with Tegrity notes. Tegrity notes simply linked your p… Continue reading

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Reflections on an iPad week

 Since last week I am the proud owner of an iPad. So what luxury you may think ;-).Nevertheless I think working with this thing and typing this blog entry on the virtual keyboard helps to develop a better sense for what these kind of devices might… Continue reading

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iPhone projects from RWTH on iTunes U

 Today I watched the project presentation of the iPhone programming course from the RWTH, all videos and materials are available on iTunes U. Quite nice projects that offer new services for students and educators for the RWTH campus. There is also… Continue reading

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Contextual Advertising

 Apple is recently investigating the use of context and contextual sensors for contextual marketing (see report from AppleInsider http://is.gd/ciEmm ). This is doing a lot of stuff we have been exploring the Learning Media Lab about using barcode … Continue reading

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Understanding mobile and ubiquitous learning?

As I described in Specht (2009) technologies today are in rapid changing process influencing daily use of media, especially mobile and embedded use of media in real life situations.  The impact mobile and ubiquitous technologies is not only visibl… Continue reading

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Mobile technologies to monitor in 2010

 Read and Write Web discusses some technologies which should be monitored in 2010 and which are relevant for mobile learning. These includeBluetooth 3.0, Mobile User Interfaces + Mobile Web/Widgets, Location Awareness, Near Field Co… Continue reading

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Mobile Learning in Modulair

CELSTEC’s Marcus Specht was interviewed by Modulair, the magazine for students of the Open Universiteit. Topic of the interview was mobile learning in education. Read the interview (in Dutch) here.Hoe kunnen we het mobieltje inzetten bij het leren? Daa… Continue reading

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Running Android on an iPhone

David Wong, who goes by the handle "planetbeing," demonstrated his hack on video this week. The dual-boot setup, using a program called "OpeniBoot," allows the iPhone to be restarted and then run Google Android.     Continue reading

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Learning in a Technology Enhanced World

You can download my inaugural address aas PDF from dspace.ou.nl at: http://dspace.ou.nl/handle/1820/2034 As an abstract: Technology pervades ever more and ever deeper the very fabric of our Life. Science fiction writers draw a vision of a world enhanced with sensor … Continue reading

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Discussing Critique on Mobile Learning

Interesting post discussing some recent critiques on mobile learning as student bullying, cheating with mobiles, recent information access with mobiles. see the blog of Rob De Lorenz: Addressing Some Critiques of Mobile Learning

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