eBook: "An Educator's iPad" ... published on Amazon and Apple iTunes.
... written for educators and parents who have an interest in mobile learning and especially the use of Apple’s iPad. It is not a “how-to” manual but a resource for enabling more informed decisions regarding the use of…
Why is a mobile marketing strategy good for educational institutions? Because communicating through a single channel alone is often ineffective and
response rates can be alarmingly low. By orchestrating new media… Continue
Added by Jim Roberts on February 16, 2012 at 10:01pm —
There is a new post on my other blog that you will find of interest. Our pilot teachers have developed their own mobile websites on Wirenode that their kids use throughout the day and also access from home. Check them out at :
With fresh inspiration from a course I just finished here at Stanford on "Casual Learning Technologies for the iPhone" in which we designed casual apps for kids and adults, I've authored a 2-part article for Smartbean. The first is a brief discussion of research on the power of learning through games (including Gee's principles on "good learning" with well-designed games) -… Continue
In a recent piece in THE Journal, Bridget McCrea spoke with a group of technology experts in order to compile a short list of technology trends educators should look for in 2010. Here’s McCrea’s list... MORE
Added by Shawn Roner on December 15, 2009 at 7:30pm —
I changed the name of my Technology Supported Human-World Interaction blog to "The World is my Interface". It reflects the direction of my thoughts about interaction and pervasive computing. The first post includes links to related blog posts, as well as links to people who are doing research in this area.
During the TechEd 2009 conference, Hall Davidson delivered an interesting presentation on why cell phones should be utilized by students and teachers in the classroom.
According to Davidson, cell phones, and other sorts of mobile technology, will play a significant role in the 21st century classroom because they have become an important part of the lives of today’s students. These “mini” computers are the tools of choice for the so-called digital natives we teach.… Continue
Perhaps the most difficult problems facing educators is the staggering number of students who cheat in school. With the emergence of all sorts of exciting technologies– mobile technologies, social media technologies, etc. — teachers and administrators are finding it virtually impossible to effectively combat cheating. MORE...
Added by Shawn Roner on August 6, 2009 at 10:00am —
Participated yesterday in ACU's Exploring Mobile Learning Online Conference, spoke on mobility in K-12. http://www.acu.edu/technology/mobilelearning/conferences/online/index.html
It was interesting to learn that surveys of students at both levels had similar results. Students using mobile devices found learning more interesting and reported they were more engaged in learning. Another reason to listen to our students...
Added by Susan Wells on July 17, 2009 at 9:01am —
I will be headed to TCEA this morning to connect and meet up with friends and colleagues at the Texas education technology conference. Using my mobile phone and Qik, I will live feed and capture small segments and share here throughout the day. Feel free to join in or preview recorded sessions. I will also be sharing pics using Flickr and Twitter to post status updates. My goal is to see how much content can be captured all from the use of my mobile.