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Ideas para un proyecto con tabletas. El reciente auge de las tabletas en nuestra sociedad sugiere plantearse el aprovechamiento de sus prestaciones en el ámbito educativo. Al afrontar la incorporación de estos dispositivos al aula es necesario reflexionar sobre múltiples aspectos de lo que puede suponer poner en marcha esta iniciativa. No sólo porque ello condiciona su éxito o fracaso sino porque permite evitar el currículum oculto haciendo explícitos y por tanto discutibles todos y cada uno de los criterios de decisión. Es una buena forma de reducir la excesiva influencia de modas, tecnofilias docentes o intereses comerciales ajenos al ámbito educativo.

En este artículo se pretenden aportar algunas claves para el profesorado que decida embarcarse en la aventura de utilizar tabletas con sus alumnos/as en clase. Índice [Índice] 1. Entre las prestaciones más interesantes de las tabletas se pueden destacar: Uso personal. Todas estas características justifican con creces su integración en el contexto educativo. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 6 Time-Saving Writing Apps For Students. For anyone who has ever had to write a paper, you know that getting the ideas down when they come to you is important. And for those of us who are (ahem) procrastinators (*looks away innocently*) getting the ideas down and the writing done when you’re inspired is key. For those of us who were educated in the dark ages before smartphones and tablets, if you wanted to write on the go you were pretty much out of luck. Now, there are a host of options for organizing your writing and writing on the go with different apps and web tools.

Take a look at some of the various writing apps for students below: Chronicle and Chapters Chronicle is basically a simple journal that you can use to either jot down ideas, make lists, or full-on write. You can also export your journal and read it on your computer, or enable the Dropbox feature to store your backups in the cloud. My Writing Spot Writers App Pages Pages is probably the most robust writing tool that we’re featuring in this post. Write Boom. Apple - Holiday - TV Ad - Misunderstood. El uso del móvil para el aprendizaje. The Unique Affordances of Mobile Learning. 20 Eye-Opening Stats You Probably Didn't Know About Mobile Learning. Five-Minute Film Festival: Mobile Learning.

As technology evolves, it's important to make time for fresh beginnings and innovative ideas. For some, this could include a new perspective on the devices that are becoming so ubiquitous in our lives -- mobile gadgets like smartphones, tablets, mp3 players, and eReaders. Schools around the country are struggling with how to deal with these gadgets: is it better to embrace them and incorporate them into the learning process? Ban them and try to keep them out of schools? Or something in between? In the playlist below, I've gathered some videos about educators and schools who are welcoming the sea change that is mobile learning. I've also collected some tips and information to help you navigate these tricky waters. Will the 2013-14 school year be the one you start to go mobile in your classroom?

Video Playlist: Mobile Devices in the Classroom Keep watching the player below to see the rest of the playlist, or view it on YouTube. More Resources for Mobile Learning. 10 Benefits of EPUBs for Mobile Learning. The Mobile Learning Revolution: 101 Top Resources. ¿Sirven realmente las tablets en el aprendizaje?Think Big. Desde hace tiempo se discute el impacto de las nuevas tablets sobre la docencia y el aprendizaje en las aulas. Hoy analizamos cuáles son los resultados más novedosos sobre el uso de este tipo de recursos. Hace solo unos días, se anunciaba que Apple vendería más de 35.000 iPads a colegios de Los Ángeles, gracias a un acuerdo entre ambas partes por el que los de Cupertino percibirían más de 30 millones de dólares. El viejo sueño de Steve Jobs, es decir, revolucionar la educación mediante su transformación digital, poco a poco se iba haciendo realidad. Tim Cook, el CEO de Apple, anunciaba la noticia con la satisfacción de que la adopción de este recurso tecnológico estaba (y está) marcando un antes y un después en la historia del sistema educativo.

¿Sustituirán en el futuro las tablets a los libros? Está claro que las nuevas tecnologías y recursos con los que contamos actualmente están haciendo cambiar nuestra vida de manera radical. Papel vs. tablet: ¿Cómo afecta a la comprensión lectora? The Time to Mobilize Learning is Now: ASTD Houston Keynote Presentation [Slides. My name is RJ Jacquez, Mobile Learning Analyst and Consultant, helping companies understand the potential of Mobile and make a successful transition from eLearning to mLearning in their organizations.

Also a Mobile Learning Evangelist, Podcasting and Blogging the Mobile Learning Revolution as it happens. Before that, I worked for Adobe Systems and Macromedia as a Senior Evangelist. I'm honored to be among great company in the following lists and articles: 1) mLearning’s game changers: Who’s on your dream team? ( 2) Top 25 Most Influential Bloggers in Technical Communications ( 3) Top 20 most influential tweeters in eLearning, training and HR ( 4) I was also mentioned in this article on Why Every Company Needs a Robert Scoble (infographic) for my work as an Adobe Evangelist ( Please follow me on Twitter @rjacquez. 8 Limitations When Designing For Mobile.

So you have a website designed for standard desktop computers, but you obviously want to keep up with times and make your site mobile-friendly too. However, it isn’t just a matter of scaling down your design – it’s a new platform with a new set of interaction patterns and limitations. In this article we’ll explore seven eight UI limitations to be aware of when going from desktop to mobile web. 1) No hover state On smartphones there’s no hover state (not yet anyways). This can be a challenge for pages with a lot of content or features as the interface quickly gets bloated with links and buttons that would normally only be shown on hover.

Visible – the content or feature is accessible from visual means. The last approach, convention, can help simplify the interface but also runs the risk of obscurity. 2) Slow and error-prone typing Typing on a touch keyboard is a slow and error-prone exercise so make sure to keep your form fields to an absolute minimum and pre-select clever defaults. Typography in Mobile Design: Important Aspects and Examples. What makes mobile typography special is the restrictive nature of mobile screens; they are small and used in brightly lit areas so that it is difficult to see anything. Therefore, when it comes to typography for mobile devices you have to be very careful about how you go about it. Most people would agree that there are three big components that help making mobile typography great: size, contrast and spacing. Readability Readability is defined as the amount of effort a user has to put in, in order to read and understand text.

Size If a user cannot read what you are displaying because the text is too small, it’s a very big problem. Contrast Just like a blue text on a red background is a no-no on a typical website’s design, it too is a no-no on mobile devices. Spacing The last thing that you should always keep in mind is that spacing the letters, words and lines of text from one another is also a crucial part in establishing solid readability of your text. Some great examples Blog Mobile Blog. M-Learning’s dirty little secrets. I have a confession to make. At my workplace a little while ago, I created a smartphone-friendly version of our online induction course.

Ownership of smartphones is relatively common in this corner of the world, and a large proportion of our new recruits are Gen Y. So conventional wisdom dictated that a mobile version of the course would be a smash hit. It tanked. But my confession is not that it tanked. You see, when you have been in the e-learning game for as long as I have, you learn a few things that a surprising number of my peers in the broader L&D industry don’t know – or perhaps don’t want to know! This insight bubbled to the surface during my little m-course experiment. To explain why it failed, let me share with you m-learning’s dirty little secrets… SECRET #1. Some may say most people won’t train inside business hours, but let’s remain generous. The working day is typically defined as Monday to Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm, or thereabouts. SECRET #2. SECRET #3. Oh the quirks! SECRET #4. 6 Higher Education Institutions Leading the way with Mobile Learning Apps. As the high-tech world evolves from dial-up access to lightning-fast smartphones, students benefit from a more mobile classroom.

But as anyone with a smartphone or tablet already knows, no two apps are alike. Some universities offer fully functional online classrooms in their mobile apps, while others only offer a directory and map. A mobile-friendly classroom means more access for students who are used to already getting things done on the go with their handheld devices (If you’re someone who enjoys creating apps, you may want to learn how to become a mobile app developer). Students see big incentives for mobile learning Incoming students at Seton Hall University received free smartphones in 2012, according to U.S. University of Phoenix Students at the University of Phoenix study in over 200 institutions and online. Compatibility: iPhone, iPad, AndroidAverage Rating: 4+ (iPhone), 4.3 (Android)User Review: “I love this app. Ashford University Everest University Strayer University. 20 Eye-Opening Stats You Probably Didn’t Know About Mobile Learning.

Advanced Distributed Learning. The ADL Initiative produces research-based reports, technical specifications, how-to guides, software prototypes, and policy guidance. In most cases, these resources are provided to DoD and Federal government organizations under permissive government licenses. In many cases, these resources are also available to the general public under open-source licenses. Technical Reports As a DoD research organization, the ADL Initiative publishes all technical reports to the Defense Technical Information Center.

Additionally, you can search or explore these documents on our Publications repository, or click the links below for some of our most popular reports: Technical Specifications and Resources How-to Guides How-to guides are included on our project pages, or click the links below for some of our most popular guides: Software Prototypes The ADL Initiative posts available software prototypes on our GitHub page. Terms Glossary Distributed Learning Glossary. Teaching Tool Matrix - A Guide for Administrators. M-learning. The convergence of mobile and social learning. I used to view mobile and social learning separately: social learning as ‘the semi formal layers of learning that surround the formal‘ and mobile learning as primarily technology, but my mindset has changed. Increasingly they form, for me, part of the same story: parts of a learning journey that stretches from the first contact with the learner right through to the footsteps that they take back into their everyday work.

In ‘Mindset for Mobile Learning‘, i argued that mobile is about more than technology, that it’s about a mindset to how we approach and develop learning within organisations. I argued that, within the Darwinian marketplace of mobile Apps and devices, only the strong would survive, and that ‘strong‘, in this environment, means that which is aligned to native behaviours and desires. Materials that can compete: timely, time efficient, relevant, high quality, practical, immediate. ‘Mindset for Mobile Learning: a journey through theory and practice‘ is out now. Like this: 44 Smart Ways to Use Smartphones in Class (Part 1) - Getting Smart by @JohnHardison1 - This week an online article grabbed my attention. Its title read “94 Percent of High School Students Using Cellphones in Class.” I immediately scoped out the heading and thought to myself, “Finally, teachers are beginning to embrace the powerful little gadgets.”

However, it did not take me long to realize the researched article took quite a different slant. One quotation in particular caused serious professional introspection on my behalf. The article quotes the researchers as stating, “‘The potential damage stemming from heightened cell phone use during class casts a pall on the entire educational system, on the school atmosphere, on the educational achievements of the class, on the pupil’s own learning experience and on the teacher’s burnout having to cope with discipline problems in class.’”

I understand the tougher task of using regular cell phones in class versus internet ready smartphones, however , I could not disagree more with the above quotation. Use Smartphones to Collaborate. El aprendizaje móvil se abre camino en América Latina. El uso de celulares en la educación es una tendencia creciente, pero aún hay desafíos para hacerlo sostenible, explica Paula Leighton. [SANTIAGO] Mientras la primera década de este siglo fue testigo de numerosas iniciativas para proporcionar acceso a un computador portátil por niño, en el último tiempo se ha registrado un incremento en los proyectos que exploran el uso de teléfonos celulares para el aprendizaje. Varios de esos proyectos han surgido en América Latina.

Pero hay desafíos importantes para materializar todo el potencial de su aplicación en el salón de clases. El aprendizaje móvil, conocido como ‘m-learning’ en inglés, involucra el uso de teléfonos celulares comunes e inteligentes, ya sea solos o en combinación con otras tecnologías, con objetivos educacionales. Esta información regional luego fue sintetizada en dos documentos con una perspectiva mundial para identificar tendencias más amplias. Aprendizaje móvil en América Latina Pedagogía en la mira Flickr/Matt JP Enorme potencial. 14 Crucial Tips for Mobile Learning Design - Tips for Educators: Online, Blended, and Mobile Learning. Recursos educativos abiertos en la era móvil: Compatibilidad de repositorios de contenidos para dispositivos móviles y tendencias futuras. 12 Most Useful Ways Kids Can Learn With Cell Phones. iWebKit: The free iPhone webapp and website framework.SnippetSpace. iWebKit is a file package designed to help you create your own iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad compatible website or webapp.

The kit is accessible to anyone even people with little html knowledge and is simple to understand thanks to the included user guide. In a couple of minutes you will have created a professional looking mobile website. iWebKit is the framework of choice because it is very easy to use, loads extremely fast, is compatible with all devices & extendable. It is simple html that anyone can edit contrary to some other solutions that use a lot of javascript & Ajax.

Simplicity is the key! What is new in V5.04 Commercial License When to buy one? Does it apply to only this version? Can I use it for multiple projects Yes as long as it is your project (the licensee). How do I get one Click on the button above, pay once and receive a document signed by me granting you permission to use iWebKit commercially. Designing Mobile Performance Support Apps - @elearningcoach. I'm sitting in a Mobile Learning session with one of my favourite people and authors - Connie Malamed, so forgive me for being extremely nice with my write up if that's what happens by the end of this talk. Connie's had a journey learning about apps on Mobile. She wanted to create a performance support app for instructional designers. It's called Instructional Design Guru. You should check it out. In today's talk she's going to tell us how you can walk through the design experience before you hand it over to a programmer. When designing for mobile it's important to think of the context. 1.

Everyone has ideas about apps! There are several approaches for learning on mobile: We'll focus on performance support. There's a fair range of things you can do with mobile learning and mobile performance support: Connie talks about a doctor receiving surgery advice on SMS. In any case when you think of performance support, you've got to address the 5 moments of need: 1. Design Considerations. Mobile Learning - 7 Interesting Patterns. Ten Tips for Designing Mobile Learning Content by Gerry Griffin. Tools for Mobile Learning. mLearning in Practice. Mobile Web Best Practices 1.0.

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QR Codes in the Classroom. Mobile ESL: QR Codes in the ESL Classroom. Mobile apps. Android edapps. Designing a Mobile App? Don't Make These 10 Mistakes. GoClass, aplicación para que los profesores den lecciones en iPads. How To Develop Your Own Mobile Learning Tools. En discusión - Móviles en la educación: De la oportunidad a la realidad. Mobile Moodle FAQ. Proposal for Supporting Mobile Themes and Browser Detection. Mobile. The 1-minute guide to the mobile classroom. Moodbile. Rapid Intake Webinars - Watch Recordings. The Ultimate Teacher's Guide To Creating Educational Apps. Google te ayuda a crear tu sitio web para dispositivos móviles. Mobile Learning - 158 Resources. Rapid Intake Webinars - Watch Recordings. It’s Not eLearning On A Phone.

20+ Fun Free Apps that Promote Student Centered Learning & Literacy. iLearning: el mobile learning en la palma de tu mano. Is Mobile Learning a Viable Option for the Future of Education? UC mobile,Mobile Browser-The fastest free mobile browser. APLICACIONES EDUCATIVAS MÓVILES. mLearning 3.0. Mobile Learning: tomografía de una tendencia en expansión. » mLearning Thoughts: 3 Mobile Learning Examples You Might Have Missed. Sample Mobile Learning. Mobile Learning Design. 16 Mobile & Social Learning - Página 1 de 4. Top 20 Uses for Mobile Learning - Elearning. The Seven Myths of Mobile Learning. The Truth About Tablets: Educators are getting iPads and ereaders into students’ hands—but it’s not easy.