Sunday, May 16, 2010

mobile learning:a brief list

To further your exploration into the world of mobile learning, here is a list of 10 blog post, articles and other musing on the topic of mobile learning that I have read recently:
1.  iTouch Learning: A page on Jane Hart’s Centre for Learning & Performance Technologieswebsite that lists of reasons why the iPhone/iPod Touch are ideal for mlearning.

2.  Lift the Cell Phone Ban: Hosted on the Scholastic website, this article is a plea to lift the ban on cell phones in schools and to use these devices to help students learn.
3.  From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning: Liz Kolb’s blog on using cell phones for learning.
4.  100 Ways to Use Your iPod to Learn and Study Better: The title says it all.  A post found on the iPod Hacker Blog.

5.  Why an iPod Touch in Education? Chris Webb’s blog post with links to resources that can be used on an iPod Touch to help students learn.
6.  School Axes Textbooks as Pupils Download their Homework onto their Mobile Phones: A news article in the UK’s Daily Mail newspaper on a school that is moving away from analog content and toward digital content.

7.  Using the iPod for Learning: A slideshare presentation from an Grace Poli, Media Specialist and Apple Distinguished Educator.
8. Mobile Phones and Citizen Journalism: A wiki on the website on using cell phones in citizen journalism.
9. MurMur: A concept where oral histories are collected and shared in various areas in 8 cities around the world (as of this writing) where the general public is free to both record and listen to personal histories connected to their neighbourhoods.

10.  Enabling Mobile Learning: An article about enabling mobile learning on the Educase Connect website.

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