Please Wait a Sec, Just Need to Check Training Info on My Mobile Phone?

Most of your training is in the workplace but all your work mates are busy, no-one has time to remind you what to do, and you have asked the same question too many times before. WHAT you going to do? Phone HOME or better still access the answers on your mobile phone! [Image by outlan2000]…

Read more Please Wait a Sec, Just Need to Check Training Info on My Mobile Phone?

What can we do about policies that are stifling innovation in educational uses of technology?

My final post for this week’s series on mobile technology focuses on the great challenge and barrier facing uptake of m-learning: our organisation and Government policies on the use of technologies with students. Yesterday Dianne posted this comment “All of these devices are banned under our student code of behavior, although if cellphones are turned…

Read more What can we do about policies that are stifling innovation in educational uses of technology?

How are we going to effectively use the mobile devices in our student’s pockets?

So far in this week’s series on mobile technology in education I have discussed: Are UMPCs Going to Convert Courses from Paper Based to Digital? Mobile Web Usage is Increasing – How Will You Use It With Students? You Need Spyglasses – Are you Serious? Barcodes, RFID and NFC technology – use in education and…

Read more How are we going to effectively use the mobile devices in our student’s pockets?

Mobile Web Usage is Increasing – How Will You Use It With Students?

This week I will be doing a series of posts on the use of mobile technology in education. Yesterday I asked the question are UMPCs Going to Convert Courses from Paper Based to Digital? So today – I want to know how do you plan to use the Mobile Web with students?… and I will…

Read more Mobile Web Usage is Increasing – How Will You Use It With Students?

Are UMPCs Going to Convert Courses from Paper Based to Digital?

This week I will be doing a series of posts on the use of mobile technology in education. So being the first post – I decided to start off with probably the most thought provoking… the Ultra-Mobile PC (commonly termed UMPC)… and show you a school in the UK that has set up a wireless…

Read more Are UMPCs Going to Convert Courses from Paper Based to Digital?

Why I use PDAs in the classroom

New term has begun and out come the PDAs for the students to work with (PDAs are small pocket size computers that run mobile applications like mobile Word, Excel and Internet Explorer). Always fascinating to hear their response the first time they start using them, such as “Do we get to keep them?”, “How much…

Read more Why I use PDAs in the classroom