Free "E-Show" Online Sessions for M-Learning

31 10 2007

The E-Learning Network is putting on its free, online “E-Show & Tell” conference between November 7-9 inclusive. It’s a fully web-based event that allows e-learning (and m-learning) practitioners from around the world to share what they’re doing.

Register to attend for free here:, and check out the three days of online meet-ups on a plethora of e-learning subjects. M-learning practitioners may be interested in attending the following sessions:

Wednesday 07 November 2007

  • 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm AEDST: New Practices Projects – Making it Real and Turning Point (Sally Drummond, Michael Brown): Sally presented this project at the mLearn 2007 conference. In this implementation, young people used mobile devices to capture videos – which they edited and made available to other mobile devices via Bluetooth “kiosks” around Melbourne city. The results were terrific!

Thursday 08 November 2007

  • 10:30 am – 11:30 am AEDST: E-standards Supporting Content Development (Owen ONeill): Owen will be presenting on how teaching and learning resources can be more easily shared across various platforms (including mobile ones).
  • 3:00 pm – 4 pm AEDST: The use of mobile phones to e-profile electrical apprentices (Sue McShane): “…apprentices and supervisors in the Australian Rail Track Corporation Ltd pilot group have been issued with a mobile phone, which is used to scan a radio frequency identification (RFID) chip. This innovative mobile phone solution is enabling these supervisors to verify on-the-job training and work experience undertaken by electrical apprentices using their mobile phone, which feeds directly into a computerised profiling system…”

Friday 09 November 2007

  • 3:00 pm – 4 pm AEDST: New Practices Projects – Immersive e-learning and Extending the QTI mPlayer (Delia Bradshaw, Julie van der Klift, Brad Beach, Peter Higgs, Sam Meredith): The QTI mPlayer is a Windows Mobile application that allows quizzes, tests and surveys to be deployed on Pocket PCs. Assessment and evaluation content can be imported and shared using the international Question and Test Interoperability (QTI) standard format.

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