Category Archives: Mobile learning

New OU Open Educational Resources hub website

The Open University is pleased to announce a new website which pulls together information about all the Open Educational Resources (OER) projects at the OU.  Many OU OER projects have websites already, and some projects have been completed, however up … Continue reading

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‘Learn About’ Fair 2012 – Learn about, discuss and discover – update

The fifth annual Learn About Fair held on 29th February 2012 attracted 600 people from across the OU, attending either physically at the Jennie Lee Building at Walton Hall, or participating online through Elluminate sessions and live streaming of the … Continue reading

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Lightbulb ‘discovery moments’ using multiple devices in the wild

This IET Technology Coffee morning was given by Dr Anne Adams, IET and focused on how various devices can impact on student interaction and learning patterns.

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Evaluations of interactive ebooks and mobile learning on the iPad

On Wednesday the IET Technology Coffee morning focussed on a project which is exploring the use of ebooks and mobile devices for learning. Three of the five presenters were Associate Lecturers who have travelled from Region 13 (South East) to … Continue reading

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Location based learning

A recent IET Technology Coffee morning showcased the work of academic Elizabeth FitzGerald: You can read the abstract for this IET Technology Coffee morning at http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloudscape/view/2350

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Out There In Here video

This short video illustrates the cool use of technology to enhance the learning experience of students on a geology field trip. The ‘Out There and In Here’ project explores the possibilities for new technologies to support distributed, synchronous collaborations between … Continue reading

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