The future of learning

July 10, 2009

After posting the “video” of my presentation I have uploaded some more media from the MIMAS mobile learning event.

A video of my presentation.

A slideshare overview of my slides.

Some images from the day.

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MIMAS Mobile Learning Presentation

July 10, 2009

Yesterday I presented at the MIMAS Mobile Learning event on “The Future of Learning”.

What I was hoping to do was get people thinking and discussing, to start the conversation.


Augmented Reality

July 9, 2009

Today at the MIMAS Mobile Learning event, Gary Priestnall – Associate Professor within the Geographical Information Science research group, School of Geography, University of Nottingham, and manager of the Nottingham arm of SPLINT (SPatial Literacy IN Teaching) gave a really interesting presentstion on his work on augemented reality.

I do think that augemented reality has huge potential for learning and for providing information to learners, not just in an interactive engaging way, but in an accurate way as well.

TAT has been doing some work on augemented reality.

When someone views you through their handset’s camera, pre-selected info and social networking links appear to hover around you, letting your new found friend in on more than just your pretty smile.

So is this creepy or no different to putting your Twitter name on the final slide of your conference presentation?

via Engadget