Category Archives: mobile computing

Using Mobile Apps and Social Media for Online Learner Generated Content

Here is a Web-based version of my presentation at the 10th International Conference on Mobile Learning 2014  conference: Using Mobile Apps and Social Media for Online Learner Generated Content http://www.programhouse.com/webpres/phml2014pres.pdf This Web-based Adobe portable document (.pdf) player software presentation describes initial, anecdotal findings about … Continue reading

Posted in conducting research online, emerging educational technology, instructional design, learner experience, mobile computing, mobile learning, online learning and teaching, social media, social networking | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Untethered on the Camino

As someone who has been tethered to computers via the Net for many years doing my online teaching and consulting work, I have come to realize the need to create a balance between the connected self and disconnected self. To … Continue reading

Posted in human factors in information systems design, information ethics, learner experience, mobile computing, social change, user experience | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments

This is how it will work – social media chases social crisis

On Sunday, February 20, 2011, Omar Amer (as ShababLibya for the LibyanYouthMovement) tweeted: “we will celebrate the free libya from the square in #tripoli this is how it will work #Libya #Feb17 (god willing).” If you were following the events … Continue reading

Posted in content management, human factors in information systems design, mobile computing, social change, social media, social networking | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Internet as Innovation: The Third Wave

In the revision of the Strategic Networking book, the emphasis is on the Internet as an innovation. By viewing the underlying technology infrastructure and the way we layer our use upon it as something that is both new and evolving, … Continue reading

Posted in innovation, mobile computing, social change, social media, social networking, Strategic Networking | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wayfinding and the Camino

In my research and planning for walking the Camino de Santiago, I was comparing the various routes that lead through Spain to Santiago de Compostela. Aside from rainfall, temperature, and daylight hours, another factor for choosing a given route is … Continue reading

Posted in content management, emerging educational technology, human factors in information systems design, information architecture, innovation, instructional design, knowledge management, learner experience, management of information systems and technology, mobile computing, mobile learning, social networking, strategic management of technology innovation, user experience | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Way We Connect

In my travel to Spain to do research for a book on that topic, I journeyed through the north to Santiago de Compostela and by staying in a small inn outside of the city (the terminus of The Way of … Continue reading

Posted in blogs for business, collaborative computing, content management, customer experience management, human factors in information systems design, mobile computing, mobile learning, social change, social media, social networking, strategic management of technology innovation, user experience | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

The single vs. many device solution for mobile computing

Here’s my current take on the continuing debate in terms of mobile and/or transportable computing. At least for now, I really need more than one device for a typical range of computing needs. If you need most – if not … Continue reading

Posted in emerging educational technology, mobile computing, mobile learning, online learning and teaching | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Mashups, Maps, and Multimedia

In my research on learning styles, a strong preference for the visual presentation of information was revealed. This finding led me to experiment with visual support for what is otherwise a text-dominated informational environment in my online courses. One area … Continue reading

Posted in content management, digital repositories, emerging educational technology, human factors in information systems design, information architecture, instructional design, knowledge management, learner experience, mobile computing, mobile learning, online learning and teaching, social media, social networking, user experience | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

how do you use your mobile computing device to support your learning?

There is likely to be a wide range of frequency and types of use of mobile devices in support of learning. I wonder how we might be able to accommodate those uses as user needs in the design, development, and … Continue reading

Posted in conducting research online, customer experience management, human factors in information systems design, instructional design, knowledge management, learner experience, mobile computing, mobile learning, online learning and teaching, strategic management of technology innovation, user experience | Tagged , , , , , | 14 Comments