M-learning

Do classroom spaces influence use of digital technologies?

<b>A guest blog post by Dr Terry Byers on research published recently in The British Journal of Education Technology.</b><p>Schools, of all types and …

BYOD

How mobile technology is empowering displaced youth learners

Roland says that while refugee learners face numerous obstacles, they also carry the potential to transform educational practices. “A normal citizen …

Education

12 Surprising Office Wi-Fi Killers

Think twice before you set up the office aquarium.<p>Nothing grinds a workplace to a halt like a lack of internet access. Gone are the days of hard-wired desktops in every office. Work environments increasingly support staff and guests with Wi-Fi, which can create a surprising amount of strain on your …

BYOD

How the laptop ban could change the course of in-flight entertainment

The looming prospect of an international ban on laptops and iPads in cabins could have a dramatic impact on the future of in-flight entertainment.<p>The UK this week followed the lead of the US in restricting large electronic devices in the cabin on flights from selected airports in Muslim-majority …

BYOD

Google beat Apple in education, one of its oldest strongholds — but now it's time for round two

Over the past few years, Apple, which was synonymous with educational technology, has seen its foothold in the classroom slip.<p>In 2013, iPhones, iPads, and Macs made up half of devices sold to American classrooms. Now, Apple products are in third place — behind Google's Chromebooks and Microsoft …

BYOD

What to consider in developing BYOD policy

BYOD

Are e-books a waste of money? The surprising winner when it comes to reading

In a win for old-fashioned paper books, new research has found children with access to a range of e-reading devices are less likely to read.<p>The …

BYOD

Why Hackers Are Using The Mobile Weak Link To Break Into Your Organization, And What To Do About It

, EY Cybersecurity<p>Cybersecurity used to be relatively easy. Employees would come into the office, sit down at their desktop computers and begin work. Then along came mobility and the cloud, complicating the protection of an organization’s most important information assets.<p>Today, employees can work …

BYOD

How to Scan QR Code With Android Phone - Digital Adda

Your Android phone has the ability to read QR codes, which automatically take you to a website URL. QR codes are little pixelated squares appear on …

Mobile Technology

Learning and Connecting on the Go – How Mobile Technologies are Changing Higher Education

We sleep next to them. We carry them around with us wherever we go. We use them for social interaction, classroom polls, information gathering, …

Learning

Reduce Internet Distractions with 7 Simple Steps

In the increasingly connected classroom, schools require students to access curricula via their personal (BYOD) or school-issued (1:1) devices, …

BYOD

UN forum in Paris to spotlight mobile learning for refugees and displaced persons

17 March 2017 – Education experts and government officials will gather at the Paris headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and …

Refugees

Is Your Company Actually Secure? 6 Security Risks You Might Not Know About

When you have current or former employees who feel that they have been wronged by the company, they could look for retribution. This creates a major …

BYOD

Why It Is Important to Understand Mobile Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on March 16, 2017<p>Mobile Learning is the eLearning trend that is revolutionizing traditional eLearning. The mobile technology boom has led to …

Infographics

This Week in Ontario Edublogs

I hope that Ontario educators reading this have had a relaxing March Break and are now energized for the home stretch. Some folks have been keeping …

Education

Australian PC shipments in Q4 2016 beat expectations to total 1.12m: IDC

PC shipments including both desktops and notebooks reached 1.12 million in Q4 2016, with the Australian market beginning to stabilise, according to …

BYOD

Is this the end of the CV?

<b>There are many things that mobile has replaced over the years. The iPhone camera pretty much spelt the end for camera rolls (remember Kodak?), print</b> …

Employment

Whatever happened to …

… power bars?<p>As I look to my left, it looks like it’s time for a little cable management here.<p>The inspiration for this post came from a private …

BYOD

Are Your Employees Using Too Many Devices?

Have you ever been in a meeting and your pocket started to ring, but you weren’t sure which device it was? Or, worse yet, multiple devices linked to …

BYOD

2017 IPO Prospects: ForeScout Files 'Confidentially'

Last month, ForeScout filed confidentially for an IPO and it is likely to go public in the next few months.<p>It had earlier revealed that it has seen …

BYOD

10 Things to Consider Before Starting BYOD Programs

As schools aspire to align with modern digital practices, one of the most appealing ideas for many is starting BYOD programs (Bring Your Own Device). …

BYOD

Play Mobile – Digital Game-based Learning with Handheld Devices

<i>This article was originally published in in TESOL France Teaching Times in November 2015. You can download a pdf version here.</i><p>The benefits of play …

BYOD

10 reasons why cybercriminals target smartphones

The researchers at ESET put together a 10-point list that does not paint the smartphone industry, not their users, in a very favorable light when it …

BYOD

LMS 101: 4 Ways To Boost Employee Engagement

, Paycom<p>Are your employees engaged? You can safely answer yes if your staff is fully absorbed by and enthusiastic about their work and consistently take positive action to further the company’s mission and welfare.<p>Chances are, only 30 percent of your workforce is truly engaged, according to a …

Employee Engagement

Here Is An Excellent Tool to Easily Create Quizzes, Polls and Forms from Google Docs

March 9, 2017<br>GFormIt is an excellent Google Docs add-on to use for auto-generating forms from your Google documents. We have tried it multiple times …

Education Technology

An Interesting Infographic Featuring 20 of The Best YouTube Channels for Math Teachers

March 18, 2017<br>Below is an infographic we created for the post we published last week featuring some of the best YouTube channels for Math teachers. …

Education Technology

10 Excellent Educational Websites for High School Students

March 17, 2017<br>Here is a vey good collection of websites for high school students curated from our archives here in EdTech and mLearning in response …

Education Technology

20 Excellent YouTube Channels for Math Teachers

March 10, 2017<br>Math learning and teaching can be so much fun especially when done through the right strategies. One of these strategies is through …

Mathematics

The evolution of cloud and mobile security

In this podcast recorded at RSA Conference 2017, Salim Hafid, Product Marketing Manager at Bitglass, talks about how organizations are dealing with …

BYOD

8 of The Best Tools and Apps for Creating Educational Games

March 8, 2017<br>As we have stated elsewhere, 'designing learning games is a great way to develop students analytic thinking and foster self-expression. …

Education Technology