Developing mobile, scrolling horizontally, undergrads usage of wikipedia (links, links)

April 1, 2010

Just a couple of various links from various places:

how to build mobile versions of existing sites, including links to some mobile site building tools:
http://designshack.co.uk/articles/css/quick-tips-for-creating-a-mobile-optimized-site

How undergraduates use wikipedia:
http://www.uic.edu/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/2830/2476

scrolling horizontally!
https://xd.adobe.com/#/articles/article/530

direct link to the horizontally scrolled page:
http://www.thinkingforaliving.org/

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Mobile dev resources

March 1, 2010

For those of you developing for mobile devices… I know, I should be…
great list from a friend…
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The Complete iPhone Development Toolbox
a list of blogs,tutorials,screencastss,code snippets, and bookss
http://iphone.appstorm.net/roundups/developer/the-complete-iphone-development-toolbox/

A great list of links for creating mobile enabled sites

18 Mobile Frameworks and Development Tools for Creating iPhone Apps
http://iphoneized.com/2009/11/18-mobile-frameworks-development-tools-creating-iphone-apps/


Free mobile learning/education webinar

February 16, 2010

Sorry for the late notice, this just came across my desk.
As far as I can see, it is free.
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https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/948880016

Mobile Learning Fundamentals: Innovation Showcase and Real-World Examples – Presented by A.J. Ripin with special guest, Dr. David Metcalf

The way that we live, work, play, and learn is being impacted by the increasing mobility of our global society. As leaders, it is our responsibility to design for the needs of our changing audience. Learn the key trends and technologies that are fast emerging to meet the challenges and changes of today and tomorrow.

Come hear this conversation as we explore advanced concepts like mobile performance support, compliance, games and simulations, location awareness, transcoding, mobile social networking and collaboration. Learn firsthand how world leaders from industry, academia, military and organizations like Google, Microsoft, Tyco International, Tufts University and others are delivering value through Mobile Learning content.

“Mind over Technology” – The value of content design in “mobile education” – Presented by Supra Manohar, EVP Emantras

The discussion of mobility in education has primarily focused on technology and devices. It is critical to understand that the maturation of the market is driving the need for understanding content design and why it is probably one of the most critical aspects of any mobile learning initiative.

Understanding how we learn in specific environments is critical to learning design. Using online content without pedagogical modifications within mobile environments probably does not work. The primary thrust of mobile education must be the design of the content and utilization of technology to deliver this content. This presentation will explore learning design for mobile environments and critical factors that need to be considered for a successful initiative (relative to content).