With the start of the course still two months away, our grand group of
facilitators was completed last week and here are the guides-on-the-side
for all the upcoming mobile learning topics (in completely random order).
All of us cover 4 continents and 9 different mobile learning topics:
Mobile learning theory/pedagogy: Geoff<http://www.linkedin.com/in/geoffstead>(Stead) is a mobile massive brain from Cambridge, UK, with an enormous
amount of zest and creativity. Who better to provide an overview of mobile
learning theories and pedagogies then his creative mind?
Corporate learning: Amit <http://www.linkedin.com/in/gargamit100> (Garg)
from India has inspired companies to go mobile based on strong business
plans, goal oriented design and intuitive learning. He shares what he knows
with all that want to hear. Amit is a true enlightened entrepreneur who
embraces the ancient old wisdom that sharing will lift all of us to a
higher plain within our human capacities.
Train-the-trainer: Jacqueline<http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jacqueline-batchelor/17/697/b6a>(Batchelor) from South Africa uses all of her blond haired charm to get
every teacher trained simply by using mobile devices and … a lot of
educational insight. She is a silent, calm, yet a very thorough expert that
explores new frontiers of teacher engagement and paves the way for all of
Mobile activism/learning: Sean<https://plus.google.com/102244096992557871809/posts>(Abajian) from sunny California is a mobile activist believer. He lifts
crowds to march for better adult education, he is an activist pur-sang and
with a heart of gold and understands the benefits of educational
technologies. He knows that long-term activism coincides with quick
Mobile gaming: David <http://www.massey.ac.nz/%7Edpparson/> (Parsons)
from Australia is an old school new school mobile programmer, now
completely emerged in mobile gaming. He will guide us in our first
contemplations to create serous mobile games.
Augmented learning: Víctor<http://www.di.uniovi.es/%7Evictoralvarez/home.html>Alvarez pours his Spanish passion into innovative augmented learning
applications. He sees beyond our everyday world and adds extra layers of
interest that enhances the moments, locations, and understandings we
currently live in.
Setting up a Mobile Learning Curriculum Framework: Adele<http://www.linkedin.com/pub/adele-botha/24/b73/b45>(Botha): straight from South Africa, she knows how to own any room she
enters and grab the attention with her mobile knowledge and persona. She
will push us forward with any mobile learning curriculum we want to create.
ICT for development: Michael <http://michaelseangallagher.org/> (Sean
Gallagher - UK/Korea) combines a literary pen with a mission to provide a
mobile solution to anyone living in a challenged environment no matter
where you are in the world. He will share solutions that will get you up
and ready to tackle low resource settings with a great set of tools.
Global mLearning issues: John<http://www.wlv.ac.uk/default.aspx?page=25268>(Traxler): He has got more air-miles than George Clooney in Up in the Air,
John gives new meaning to the word mobile and researches it in all its
meanings. Amateur ornithologist, mountain climber, and professor in mobile
And me from Belgium, well….. Inge de Waard <http://ignatiawebs.blogspot.com/>focusing on an
introduction to mLearning and planning a project