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A low-cost pay-as-you-attend educational model for education

Ignatia Webs

As the West or North is looking for new ways to finance the shift that is taking place in education (MOOCs and Higher Education), it would feel logical to me that inclusive education will be born in developing regions, hopefully bringing along financial options that can help people in the West or North that are increasingly fighting poverty and seclusion from educational resources.

free book #OER integration in #k12 for #ict4d regions

Ignatia Webs

While exploring OER with an edge options, I came across this free book published by the Common Wealth of Learning, edited by Ferreira and Gaultier, entitled Perspectives on Open and Distance Learning: Open Schooling with Open Educational Resources (OER): opening doors, creating opportunities. If we can continue to develop and maintain OER, we can continue to educate and to open doors.

Are #mLearning projects in Africa really successful? #ICT4D critique

Ignatia Webs

He moves away from the main trend of depicting mLearning as successful simply because it brings education to people that did not use technology for education before and of the main narrative that mLearning is a sure benefit. How can we move ahead getting all the major, willing stakeholders around an ethical educational project development table? But what are they buying into?

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2 mLearning articles worth reading (including an interview in Education Week)

Steve Vosloo

I was recently interviewed by Education Week, the leading education newspaper in the USA. by Mike Trucano of the World Bank (follow @WBedutech ). The article, Mobile Devices Address Technology Equity in Africa , is well written and provides an overview of some of the interesting mobile learning projects in Africa. For a good roundup, also check out Mobile learning in developing countries in 2012: What’s Happening? Uncategorized africa mlearning mobile phones

1:1 Educational Computing Initiatives — Lessons learned and confirmed at the Global Symposium on ICT in Education 2014

Steve Vosloo

I recently had the privilege of attending the 8th Global Symposium on ICT in Education 2014, themed Transforming Education with 1:1 Computing (3-5 November, 2014, Gyeongju, Republic of Korea). The event was hosted by the Korean Ministry of Education and the World Bank, along with KERIS, UNESCO Bangkok and Intel. All presentations are here.

#LAK11 the #semantic web and how the intelligent curriculum will enhance our learning

Ignatia Webs

Semantic course: the course wraps itself around the learner We - as educators or trainers - might even be in the possibility of creating a course which redesigns itself depending on the prerequisites and skills of a particular learner, thus giving her/him a much smoother learning path, without leaving the learning objective itself. The LAK content keeps intriguing. & B.

Harold Jarche on the need for #corporate #networking and learning

Ignatia Webs

Now this search is done by computer data software), banking. education knowledge training knowledge management networked learningDuring the Learning Day at the European Environmental Agency (EEA), an organisation filled with knowledge workers, I had the pleasure of hearing a keynote of Harold Jarche ( @hjarche and www.jarche.com ). These are my live blognotes. totally agree. research.

6 Drivers Of mLearning In The Workplace

Upside Learning

Mark Prensky , in 2001, published Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants where he wrote about the conflict between generations as “Education is the single largest problem facing the digital world as our Digital Immigrant instructors, who speak an outdated language (that of the pre-digital age), are struggling to teach a population that speaks an entirely new language.

India And The Mobile Internet Revolution

Upside Learning

Already, telecom providers in India bank hugely on selling content in varied forms to their users. In a country that values education and where families spend large amounts on education, a VAS offering around academics would do well; in fact, there are already several companies that are doing just that in conjunction with the telecom providers. billion.

Steve Wozniak Streams Live Tonight

Mobile Learning Edge

Wozniak will be speaking about “will discuss education, emerging technologies, and his vision for the future of technology and society.&# (American Banking & Market News, February 28, 2011). via  MEDIA ADVISORY: Watch Live Streams of Steve Wozniak and Karen Cator from the Abilene Christian University Connected Summit 2011 on February 28th – American Banking News.

How Text Messaging Will Change for the Better in 2016

Mobile Commons

Gone is a San Francisco-based startup backed by $1 million in venture funding from the likes of MasterCard and Silicon Valley Bank. Likewise, services such as banking tool Digit and a digital personal assistant called Cloe use text messaging as their primary interface to communicate with customers. So, what has been propping up the popularity of text messaging?

Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

fact supported by the recent news that Barclays, one of the world’s largest banks, has just bought 8,500 iPads for use by their branch staff! Since its launch, back in April 2010, Apple has sold more than 100 million iPads – a mind boggling quantity unmatched and way ahead of any other device manufacturer. Watch this amazing video. So, how can you mEnable your eLearning for iPads?

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International Women’s Day: women in top positions at universities and women in ICT

Ignatia Webs

have my own banking account, a techy job, personal interests that can be persued… the only thing I do not have is a gender support project that focuses on getting women educated no matter what their backgrounds or location (but keeping it in mind as a future plan). Who explored: the Gender Gap in Computer Science Education in Uganda. education gender researchInteresting.

unesco: opportunities, threats & challenges of #mLearning #mlw2013

Ignatia Webs

The immigrant population is making use of their mobile devices in specific ways than the general population: playing games, recording videos and photo's, using mobile banking, posting to social media. The target user groups are people that come into the EU from outside the EU, low education (less 8 years of scholing), speakers of Turkish, Arabic and Spanish.

mLearning-World.com: Reference - Weblog Case Study

mLearning World

skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, January 26, 2007 Reference - Weblog Case Study From, Supernova 2006 - Weblog , for reference, a case study of incorporating Web 2.0 by Dresdner Kleinwort investment bank in Germany. Open Discussion- Is There an Educational Laffer Cu. learing+2.0 Thanks for the nice post!

TIME between TIMES: the joy of educating during a time of rapid technological change.

uLearning Blog

In a few days, I get to present at a massive educational conference – Ulearn09 in Christchurch, New Zealand. This year there will be over 1700 educators present. I’m presenting the following paper. TIME between TIMES. : the joy of educating during a time of rapid technological change. Former teacher, now trainer and education consultant. Enjoy! link]. link].

First thoughts on #iPhone4S and #iOS5 Apple event -from an Educator #Slide2learn #ADEANZ #ADEuc8ors

uLearning Blog

Just reading thru some of the details about the announcements overnight – now 500,000 apps – oops, I mean 500,000 potential learning resources. I’ve been thinking what’s in it for educators – not much this time. No updated iPod touch, and seemingly no price drop either to compensate. Will be useful as we upgrade our personal phones over time to have AirPlay mirroring on the new iPhone 4S though, and the amazing looking new camera. Posted via email from Jonathan Nalder. uLearning

The UNESCO years: A brief review

Steve Vosloo

The goal of the mobile learning team, which I led, was to provide insight and expert guidance to Member States on how to practically leverage mobile technologies to help achieve the Education for All goals. From 2011 to 2013 I was the Senior Project Officer in mobile learning at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. My After four months over 70,000 users had signed up to the English Teacher service.

How SMS Alerts Are Helping Curb Africa’s Ebola Outbreak

Mobile Commons

To combat the Ebola epidemic in Africa, international aide workers looked for ways to educate the public about the virus. Given these conditions, text messaging quickly became the preferred medium for aide workers to educate communities about how to stay safe. Why is text messaging so effective? They knew that Ebola moves fast – but not everyone could access information online.

5 Take-aways from the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Webinar

Steve Vosloo

The virtual event, held in partnership with Education Fast Forward, debated the extent to which mobile technology can strengthen the quality of education and facilitate learning. The point, though, is that we (educators) need to ensure that learning remains exciting and real for students, as their mobiles are outside of the four classroom walls. Train and support the teacher.

7 places teachers can turn your expertise into cash online today

Ignatia Webs

Where you can send your hottest educational question on Web2.0 Current A video site (Al Gore site J ) More educational content than youtube. Most of the time I am promoting the second option, but now and again I see what my bank account look like and I am in trouble with my ethical principles. These were some of the examples that were given (and take a look at these great!

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4 calls for #papers on #mLearning and #eLearning

Ignatia Webs

The spread of educational resources as digital content which accommodate different learning pathways, widening participation and shared learning experience between generations will contribute to closing the technology gap. Stephens, Educational futurist, 2011 Thiel Fellow '20 Under 20', USA · Lesley Wilson, Secretary General of the European University Association (invited) Ingeborg Bo, Norwegian Associaton of Distance Education, EDEN Past-president mLearn conference 2012 Conference dates : 19 – 21 June 2012 Location : San Jose, California, US. Happy New Year to all of you!

Mobiles, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Merge — MobileBeyond

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Education and mobile learning changed over the years to AI learning through applications created by mutually collected thought. MobileBeyond The Future of Mobile Communications Home About MobileBeyond Contact MB Subscribe The Day Mobiles, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Merged February 23, 2010 Neural Net The day started like any other, sun rising, Earth spinning, Moon in orbit.

Free awareness games and how IBM embeds informal learning and training

Ignatia Webs

But first games: CityOne: A Smarter Planet game (a FREE game) Cityone is also an awareness game, which will be launched at 4th October 2010 : energy, banking, choose which solutions you want to propose to make people happy. Given the opportunity, could you make the city’s water cleaner and more plentiful, its banks more robust and customer-centric and its retail stores more innovative?

New Study Shows that Planned Parenthood’s Live Text Chat Program Relieves Teen Anxiety

Mobile Commons

Teens can chat with a health educator about their concerns, and receive accurate information and advice about the next steps they should take. The study does not mince words about why this is so important: the US has a startlingly high pregnancy and STI infection rate among teens, which can be linked to a dearth of available sexual education. And a live, anonymous expert?

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June Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

Here is the monthly top ten list for cc.mlearnopedia.com from June. Enjoy. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

Going Mobile: Debating and Using Cellphones in School - The Learning Network Blog - NYTimes.com

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Home Page Todays Paper Video Most Popular Times Topics Education World U.S. Politics Education Bay Area Chicago N.Y. List some of the innovative ways in which cellphones are being used worldwide in the following categories: communication, banking and community building. detailed lesson plan is provided by The Innovative Educator. What are the drawbacks? If so, how?

Book-Poor, but Mobile Phone-Rich? Look to M-Novels

Steve Vosloo

Look to M-Novels is a guest blog post that I wrote for the World Bank’s Educational Technology Debate. Book-Poor, but Mobile Phone-Rich? It is part of a broader debate around The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains by Nick Carr, but seen within a developing country context. The m4Lit project is discussed

mLearn08: keynote Diane Laurillard on mobile learning methods

Ignatia Webs

mLearn keynote Diane Laurillard - Towards a pedagogy-driven account of mobile learning Dianne Laurillard works at the Institute of Education. Testing the value of our conventional and technologies Learning through inquiry: explore resource banks, libraries, research. Diana: we must give more voice to the educational field She is a renowned researcher.

Déjà Vu

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

One of the quotes was from Federal Teachers in 1950 that stated, “Ballpoint pens will be the ruin of education in our country. Business and banks will never allow such expensive luxuries.”) In the spring of 1996 (after a year of committee study) I finally got permission to put our college on the web. All the current controversy about mobile learning in schools seems very familiar.

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Mobile learning at the Nigeria Summit

Steve Vosloo

The panel was titled SKILLS AND EDUCATION – DEVELOPING NIGERIA’S PEOPLE POWER. Education challenges. As we all know, the world faces major education challenges, including: Shortage of trained and motivated teachers. New recruits are needed to cover both the 2 million additional posts required to reach universal primary education and the 3.4 Mobile revolution.

Perpetual motion

mLearning World

Over time, Teachers can record training videos of sessions & techniques to create a bank of personalised learning resources that they can access in and out of the kitchens to enhance course content and delivery. eLearning Education for the iPod Generation. Each kitchen has two PTZ (pan tilt zoom) cameras, three ip56 rated televisions, a touch panel and a control lanyard each.

Mobile learning for development workshops by Great researchers

Ignatia Webs

Niall and Yishay recently started a new idea on the site Mobile Learning for Development (ml4d) in which they search for the narratives behind mobile projects aiming at building a knowledge bank that can serve qualitative research on mobile projects later on. Over the years I have met both Niall Winters and Yishay Mor on many occasions. They are both strong believers in empowering people.

Tomi Ahonen: Mobile in Learning: lessons from around the world

Ignatia Webs

58% of Kenya uses mobile banking for personal financial transactions. Being digital and interactive, mobile is well suited for uses in education. This opening keynote presentation examines the consumer use of phones and the uses of mobile in education and learning. First key speaker at mLearncon Tuesday 15 june 2010. 4,6 billion people have a phone. When did mLearning start?

Mobile learning & iTunes U | e-Taalim

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As educators all over the world are discovering, mobile learning works. iTunes U, part of the iTunes Store, is possibly the world’s greatest collection of free educational media available to students, teachers, and lifelong learners. With over 200,000 educational audio and video files available, iTunes U* has quickly become the engine for the mobile learning movement.

Ideas on how to teach young children cell phone etiquette/safety

Cell Phones in Learning

Parents could even have a “text message” piggy bank jar where they put in a dime every time they help their children send a text message so kids can see the relationship between a text message and the cost associated. These ideas are a starting point, and I hope that we all can continue this conversation and come up with a reasonable list of how to educate younger children on cell phone safety and etiquette I decided to write this blog because we seem to be ignoring some important statistics when it comes to cell phones and young children. cents”.

Ideas on how to teach young children cell phone etiquette/safety

Cell Phones in Learning

Parents could even have a "text message" piggy bank jar where they put in a dime every time they help their children send a text message so kids can see the relationship between a text message and the cost associated. These ideas are a starting point, and I hope that we all can continue this conversation and come up with a reasonable list of how to educate younger children on cell phone safety and etiquette I decided to write this blog because we seem to be ignoring some important statistics when it comes to cell phones and young children. cents".

6 Simple Ways to “Text Out The Vote”

Mobile Commons

You can also send texts targeted by zip code to direct people to rallies and phone banks near to them. 6)    Send out early voting information – targeted by state and district. For those who have, educate them further with a voter’s guide. With a close election in less than two months, it’s a crucial time to mobilize your base. We wanted to share 6 simple ways a mobile campaign can help drive your constituents to the polls. We’ll also be conducting a Get Out The Vote webinar next  Thursday, 9/27, from 3-4pm EDT.  In 2008, an estimated 1.9