Monthly Archives: September 2012

New $159 Amazon Tablet Challenges iPad

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications Katie Ash and Ian Quillen are staff writers for Education Week Digital Directions.   No sooner do I write a blog post about affordable tablets aimed at kids, this comes out. … Continue reading

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Digital Tablets for Kids–Child’s Play, or should we take it seriously?

Just within the last month or so, I’ve been made aware of two tablet computers made for especially kids–and ones that weren’t something like a glorified LeapFrog or VTech toy. There is a place for LeapFrog and VTech-type tablets for … Continue reading

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After OnLive: Here’s why Nvidia believes cloud gaming is just getting started (interview)

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications After cloud gaming leader OnLive ran out of money in August, the future of cloud gaming became, er, cloudy. Rival cloud gaming service Gaikai had sold itself to Sony for $380 … Continue reading

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The gamification brain trust: 6 experts on why game elements are critical in our work and social lives

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications Six gamification experts tell us what they think about how to properly motivate people through game-like activities.   Motivation is key to gamification working.  –techcommgeekmom See on venturebeat.com

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Amit Garg lists the factors for engaging in corporate #mLearning

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications This week Amit Garg from Upside Learning gave a couple of webinars on corporate mLearning. In the webinar here, he gives an overview of the factors to take into account when … Continue reading

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LMS | WooThemes

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications LMS is an app theme allowing one the functionality to run a course/training program through their WordPress powered websites. Whether you want teach french, how to play the guitar or … … Continue reading

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The Future of Gamification | Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications Game mechanics like rewards and feedback loops are gaining ground in digital life and many experts think they will spread widely to key domains like education and health by 2020. Others … Continue reading

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Can Gaming Help Kids Learn? [INFOGRAPHIC]

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications This infographic explores the use of gaming in classrooms, and how it can help boost students’ engagement and motivation. (Can Gaming Help Kids Learn?   Gaming is definitely a route worth … Continue reading

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10 Big (But Never Discussed) Problems With Mobile Learning

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications The mobile learning revolution is creating a lot of buzz in the education world, and the benefits undoubtedly stand out. But nothing exists as a purely positive entity.   I’m sure … Continue reading

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Online Learning: Maturing? Perhaps. Improving? Always. – Forbes

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications The web has been abuzz in recent days following a study released by Eduventures indicating that the market for online education is maturing.   Good article following a practical evolution of … Continue reading

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