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wobble: Lessons Learned – Learning Journey Made Mobile


Earlier this year, myself and Jason Curtis (our Learning Technologist), initiated a new Mobile Project which aimed to explore and potentially increase the use of mobile technologies in the work based learning sector. This involved awarding successful bidders small amounts of funding which could be used to buy mobile devices that would enhance aspects of the learner journey.

The eleven successful applicants that were chosen to take part have now purchased and evaluated their chosen mobile devices and reported their findings back to us.

The report below summarises what these providers found, highlighting what technology they bought, what were the main challenges, what benefits were gained and what their plans are now after using their chosen device. Click the image for the report.

The illustration below offers a snapshot of what was bought by the group and shows just how varied their choice of technology was. (Click the image to enlarge.)

More details and full project information is now available on our supporting project wiki page. This includes a snapshot of who bought what and why.

We hope you find our findings useful in your own technology choices.

To read more of Wobble click here.

via wobble: Lessons Learned – Learning Journey Made Mobile.

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wobble: 20 Useful Android Apps for Students


Theresa Welch of the Regional Support Centre (RSC), West Midlands wrote the following in her blog:

A colleague recently pointed out that Warwickshire College had posted a link to 20 useful android apps for students on their facebook page. With so many learners now using smartphones/other mobile devices to support apsects of their education and training this might be useful to share.

To read the rest of this article by Theresa Welch go to wobble: 20 Useful Android Apps for Students.

Seven trends that make mobile learning inevitable


Mobile learning is an unstoppable force that stems from the coming together of seven trends, says Martin Addison. Here he guides us through each trend….

 

Read more at  Mobile learning: trends.

wobble: Lessons Learned – Learning Journey Made Mobile


Many Thanks to Theresa Welch, an E-Learning Advisor working for the Regional Support Centre (RSC), West Midlands who wrote the following on her wobble blog on Thursday, 23 June 2011

“Earlier this year, myself and Jason Curtis (our Learning Technologist), initiated a new Mobile Project which aimed to explore and potentially increase the use of mobile technologies in the work based learning sector. This involved awarding successful bidders small amounts of funding which could be used to buy mobile devices that would enhance aspects of the learner journey. The eleven successful applicants that were chosen to take part have now purchased and evaluated their chosen mobile devices and reported their findings back to us. The report below summarises what these providers found, highlighting what technology they bought, what were the main challenges, what benefits were gained and what their plans are now after using their chosen device. Click the image for the report.

The illustration below offers a snapshot of what was bought by the group and shows just how varied their choice of technology was. (Click the image to enlarge.)

More details and full project information is now available on our supporting project wiki page. This includes a snapshot of who bought what and why.We hope you find our findings useful in your own technology choices.

To read more of Wobble click here.”

 

>Using mobile technology in schools


>Becta have recently published an article with hyperlinks on their website that offers advice on using mobile technology in schools.

It is a good starting point for anyone wishing to develop this area of learning.

View Becta article

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