Category Archives: mLearning

Framing mobile learning from the perspective of learners’ experiences

Mobile learning has been around as a concept for quite a while, as something that involves “any sort of learning that happens when the learner is not at a fixed, predetermined location, or learning that happens when the learner takes advantage … Continue reading

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Learning in the 21st Century: A 5 Year Retrospective on the Growth in Online Learning

Diagram of technology-empowered professional development for teachers. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) This is report you may be interested in (recommended by John S Oliver). It is from a USA-based study (but the tends are likely to have some relevance to you) … Continue reading

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A confession, a smartphone, and Māori Language Week

    A confession…about a year ago I bought a smartphone (Samsung Galaxy), and I have found it really useful. I must admit, until the point where I had my very own smartphone…and for probably the first couple of weeks … Continue reading

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Bookmarking…visually

There are probably times when you would like to share a set of hyperlinks. However, sometimes these can be pretty dull visually…a list…, and often the URL does not provide information about what the follower of a particular link will … Continue reading

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Mobile learning in the classroom…sound odd to you?

The iPad on a table in the Apple case (Photo credit: Wikipedia)I have just finished reading a post (and comments) that was recommended by Greg Carroll, and found it a thought-provoking read: Amidst a Mobile Revolution in Schools, Will Old … Continue reading

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Changing culture of learning: Mobility, Informality, and connectivity

To teach is to learn This is the second live blog post I’m making from DEANZ 2012. Kwok-Wing Lai is a professor of education at the University of Otago, and I remember reading one of his books when I first … Continue reading

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Characteristics of eLearning: A model and associated resources

Rachel Roberts whet my interest when she shared the diagram below, along with the following comment “This resource was created to provide professional readings and practical ideas for eTeachers”. I followed the link to where the diagram is hosted in Flickr, and … Continue reading

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Publishing a book made easy as ABC…but there’s a hitch or two

Nick Billowes shared this via email today, and, while I have some reservations (see below), I can see why he’s excited by the potential. Nick posted: “I have seen the future… well a small glimpse of a small part anyway! Now I … Continue reading

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2012 Predictions – Technology Will Shape Who We Are

John Owen shared the following blog post by Brian Hopkins, 2012 Predictions – Technology Will Shape Who We Are As People And Businesse with the comment “this might be interesting”. Brian refers to the notion that we are now using technology ubiquitously and this … Continue reading

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Learner generated content as a pedagogical change agent

Image via WikipediaVickel Narayan started by exploring the notion of learner generated content and showed the extract of a video that showed how hip hop can be used to engage studnents. Vickel also showed some images which illustrated the use … Continue reading

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