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Expand Access to Healthcare Services with Text Messaging

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Connecting people to local health resources is an important service that healthcare organizations provide for their communities. In particular, underserved populations who may not have reliable access to the Internet can find out where they can access the services they need the most. All Posts Blog health Text Messages

SmokefreeMIL Helps Service Members Win The Battle Against Smoking

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SmokefreeMIL, a part of the Defense Department’s “ Quit Tobacco – Make Everyone Proud ” campaign, sends service members motivational text messages that can help them bust through cravings, navigate relapses, and stay on the path toward a healthy, smokefree future. This powerful tool, especially alongside other aids, can help service members quit and stay smoke-free.

SMS Nation: Mobile Strategists, Renewing Library Books, And Child Services Support

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Springfield, Missouri library uses text messaging for patron services. The service sends you a text message when books or other library materials are available for pickup. We want to save the time of our users while continuing to connect them with quality, relevant information and services.”. Keep an eye out for the next blog post in this series!

My First 10 Screenr Video Tips and how other Screencasters use the Service

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One great thing about Blogging is the comments you get from other people who also use the tools you blog about. If you already use the service, please leave a comment and let you know what you screencast about. How to Embed interactive, clickable and live Tweets in your Blog post vs. static screenshots. daily in your Blog. It’s a treat! OpenSesame.

Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips | Upside Learning Blog

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This blog is about innovation, design, development, and trends in the Learning Solutions domain. The Upside Learning Solutions Blog Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips Abhijit Kadle | March 1st, 2010 | Mobile Learning 1 3 There really is very little different about designing mobile learning from other forms of learning. & Nikolaou, N. We hope the tips help. Re-use!

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Sun Learning Services Mobile Learning

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This week I had the opportunity to talk with Sun Microsystem's CTO of Sun Learning Services. Tags: mLearnopedia Blog He posted a video on You Tube this week of their Mobile Learning initiative using the iPhone and iPod Touch. See below for video)Training videos are available "just in time, just the right size and exactly what they are looking for."

Cisco Blog » Blog Archive » Educause 2010 Proves Learning is (Going) Mobile

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After seeing the maddening pace of all the higher education mobile apps available today it was really no surprise to read on Campus Technology that “Academic institutions in the United States are spending more than $5 billion annually on wireless hardware, software, and services. That is how I closed each of my 8 presentations at the Cisco booth at Educause 2010 this week.  My conclusion? 

Aga Khan Development Network - AKDN Blog

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Ouma Felix Otieno, Head Teacher and one of the course participants from Opande Primary School said, “The service kept us linked together, kept us updated and involved all in the programme. In Africa, less than 5 per cent of people use the internet – in Kenya only 2.2 per cent of households have internet access and the figure drops to 0.6 per cent in Tanzania, compared to 72.1

8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning

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Instagram was not only a mobile-first success story, but until recently it was a mobile-only photo sharing service. If you are not following my colleague  @MayraAixaVillar , you should be, she is always discovering new tools and blogging about the pros and cons about them, as she shares her personal take as to the applicability of these tools in learning design. Samsung S3).

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A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

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While I haven’t blogged in a while, I continue trawling through my RSS feeds, seeing more and more references to mobile learning, mlearning, performance support, ‘just-in-time’ and so many other terms that make sense in that context. The Worldwide Market for Mobile Learning Products and Services: 2010-2015 Forecast and Analysis. Mobile Learning Blog To Follow. Mobile Learning.

BBC's education service Janala has delivered 1m lessons in three months | Media | guardian.co.uk

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The service is very simple: by dialling "3000", mobile users access classes ranging from "Essential English" to the more advanced "How to tell a story". According to Sara Chamberlain, the head of interactive for the BBC World Service Trust, the broadcasters aim was to make English – the international language of business – within the reach of millions of non-Anglophones. Are you sure?

mLearning-World.com: More Info on Alltels Podcasting Service

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eLearning DevCon Day 3 eLearning DevCon Day 2 Recap More Info on Alltel's Podcasting Service Edu Podcasting Gains New Tool eLearning DevCon Live! Podcasts are like radio shows. Each show consists of a series of episodes or compilation of music you can listen to on your phone. The main menu shows a list of channels such as music, news, movies/TV and comedy. Use your iPod/iTouch/iPhone to.

mLearning-World.com: From Tracy and Matts Blog - Apple iPhone

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Tuesday, January 09, 2007 From Tracy and Matts Blog - Apple iPhone IMHO, I still wont touch it if the service is from Cingular ! wish Apple made a better partnership or offered a CDMA version. Apple iPhone Specifications Screen size 3.5 Camera 2.0 learing+2.0 thanks for the info!!

Instructional Design for Mediated Education | Blog | Location-Based Learning

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IDOS Blog IDT Roundtable Search Instructional Design for Mediated Education Blog Entry Location-Based Learning by Eruditio Loginquitas One comment 07 January 2010 In higher education, the uses of location-based learning seem to be limited to particular projects. Various applications allow mobile device users to simultaneous micro-blog and reveal their physical locations, which may allow for serendipitous meetings with those they’ve friended or those who are following their blogs. One reads of digital installations as parts of student social spaces and libraries.

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How to Craft the Perfect Text Message

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If you’re running an informational campaign, include a link for smartphone users to click on so they can learn more about your product, service, or campaign on the mobile web. Blog Text Messages Text messaging may be the most effective way to communicate, but do you know how to compose your texts to drive the most action? Make it Personal. Nobody likes to get lost in the crowd.

Mobile Services Taxonomy

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Here are several of the featured slides that were included in the deck uploaded in last night's blog post. These all have to do with making a case that (1) mobility is a way of life (2) the mobile internet.

10 Things I Love about Screenr.com

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When I worked at Adobe and we announced Acrobat.com, I was so excited with all the free Cloud services included, and it also meant that I could leverage the story in promoting my apps because of some of the integration between them that we had built. thought not only would this be awesome for people to use, but I also envisioned the tremendous marketing benefits this would create for us.

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Reviews for The Mobile Learning Edge

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To date, the reviews have been very positive, and reviewers seem to recognize that the book is aimed at business decision makers, more than instructional designers. WordPress Admin

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Great Infographic: The Mobile Developer Journey

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That is because it is still complicated. As time progresses, I expect that new tools will be invented that will make the job easier. UK-based VisionMobile has released a great infographic illustrating the journey of a mobile developer, from app design to monetization. VisionMobile has other interesting reports and maps, as well as an atlas of the mobile industry listing over 1,100 players.

SMS Study Service Success in NZ | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact SMS Study Service Success in NZ 15 06 2006 Auckland University has successfully implemented a first-in-the-world, SMS-based “learning on demand&# service for its students. The “StudyTXT&# service, operating since October 2005, provides small amounts of information to students which can be stored on their mobile phones for later recall – the contemporary equivalent of study flashcards. Original news source at Computerworld. Ubiquette.

Send Pictures Over MMS, Just like Sending Text Messages

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It’s called MMS – multimedia messaging service. It’s All Posts Blog Our Products Product Tour Why Mobile CommonsIf a picture is worth a thousand words – how much more valuable is that in the world of mobile messaging, when every character counts? With a mobile campaign, you can do a lot more than just send  text messages. Send MMS Messages to your Mobile List.

My First 72 hours with the Blackberry Playbook

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The Music and Books Services. One thing I really like about Apple and Google is that they both have a single user id and password for just about every service, so once I setup my device, it knows who I am and I can begin purchasing apps, music, movies etc. would prefer native apps of these two services. Unboxing the Playbook and Setup. Once I got used to it, it was OK. update.

The End of the Road for me at Adobe. 2012 and Beyond.

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hope that if you ever heard me talk, Tweet, or Blog about one of my Adobe products over the last 6 years, you felt the passion I had. In addition to covering Rapid eLearning Tools, I will also blog about mobile technologies, with emphasis on how these help advance Mobile Learning, for example HTML5, Tablets, the Cloud and Mobile Apps. First and foremost, Happy New Year! Not really.

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Panlibus » Blog Archive » Mobile learning: What exactly is it?

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Gang Nodalities Blog Panlibus Magazine Talis Web Site Categories Select Category AJAX Blogging Books Cloud Computing Copyright Creative Commons DCMS Review E-resources, digital content Education extensions Five Questions Folksonomy General Google Book Settlement Identity Jangle JISC Juice Libraries Library 2.0 Library 2.0 Web 3.0 This certainly resonates with me.

How SMS Chat Saves Time, Money and Peace of Mind

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Within two years, 250,000 people and counting had used their services. The immediacy of chat, combined with the anonymity of text messaging, makes SMS chat the clear choice for many healthcare providers, including such organizations as the Iowa Department of Human Services and National Safe Place. Blog health How Does it Work? Live chat’s function is simple.

Get Mobile to Implement Mobile Learning

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In an article from Float Mobile Learning , an mLearning firm based in Illinois, Scott McCormick suggests that to really discover what your firm requires in terms of mobile education and support, you have to get mobile yourself. Equally important, McCormick stresses, is to ask your employees what educational support they’d like to have. You make some really important points. WordPress Admin

NY Health Department Uses Text Messages to Keep HIV+ Patients Healthy

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Last month on World AIDS Day, the New York City Department of Health launched a text message service that can help save the lives of HIV+ patients. HIV Care offers appointment reminders, medication refill schedules, inspirational advice, testing locations, information about health education workshops, and other services. All Posts Blog Government health

Podcasting a blog | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Podcasting a blog 5 09 2006 From the “Using Wiki in Education&# (sic) blog, a very useful post on how to turn each and every blog post into a podcast, automatically, using the free Talkr text-to speech service. “Besides being a natural complement to the blog, it also makes my blog more accessible for people who have to rely on audio either due to visual impairment or very demanding schedules. hope you like it!&#

Getting Started With Mobile Learning?

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Along the way we’ve shared quite a few blog posts , a few SlideShare presentations , and a whitepaper about mobile learning. We realize most of what we discuss with prospects is on our blog already. What services will help learners be more productive? Mobile learning is in the air. It’s the buzz word in training these days and you can’t escape all the noise surrounding it.

Four Ways to Build Healthier Communities with Text Messaging

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Citizens can text in their zip code to receive the location of the nearest health facility in a matter of seconds using a text message locator service. Blog health Nonprofit Text Messages Use Cases mobile commons sms text message When you hear the words ‘text messaging’, you probably think about personal conversations you have with friends and family. But when used on a larger scale, text messaging has the potential to connect and impact entire communities. Text messaging is the most effective way to reach everyone, especially underserved populations, young people, and minorities.

How to Insure a Country, 160 Characters at a Time

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This post was written by Benjamin Stein, CTO & Co-Founder of Mobile Commons, and Mark Hunter, MPH PhD ©,  Health Services & Policy Analysis, University of California, Berkeley. They want to ensure that when consumers need to make use of high-intensity or high-cost services, that interaction is as productive as possible. Beginning with the End in Mind.

CitizenshipWorks Connects Immigrants With Low-Cost Legal Help

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Fortunately, CitizenshipWorks is launching a new SMS campaign to connect both English and Spanish-speaking immigrants with informational services. They’ll receive the location and contact information of legal services in their areas. The service also provides immigration information direct to the user’s mobile phone, including alerts about workshops and events where they can learn more. All Posts Blog nonprofit Text Messages Use CasesFor millions of people around the world, becoming a United States citizen is a long-held dream, the doorway to opportunity.

Panlibus » Blog Archive » The past present and future of mobile learning

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Gang Nodalities Blog Panlibus Magazine Talis Web Site Categories Select Category AJAX Blogging Books Cloud Computing Copyright Creative Commons DCMS Review E-resources, digital content Education extensions Five Questions Folksonomy General Google Book Settlement Identity Jangle JISC Juice Libraries Library 2.0 Library 2.0 Web 3.0 number of people shouted out “Yes!

Great Resources at Float Mobile Learning

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Float Mobile Learning in Morton, llinois (near Peoria) is an up and coming mobile services company that is making a great effort at adding useful resources to the information on mobile learning available on the web. Gary Woodill, Steven Hoober, Josh Campbell and Jeff Tillett Talk Mobile Learning | Float Blog | Adam Bockler | 28 June 2011. This is a company to watch.

Help High School Graduates Attend College with Summer Text Message Programs

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All Posts Blog Higher Ed Text Messages Use Cases In recent years, educators have witnessed a growing phenomenon called “summer melt,” where high school students who have been accepted to college fail to matriculate in a school in the fall semester following graduation. Summer melt is particularly high among students from low-income and disadvantaged backgrounds.

3 Essential Themes for Mobile Learning Systems

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services, we see that there is scope for slowly bringing in Web 3.0 Would it make sense to add more of the same thing to the network, it makes more sense to aggregate, qualify, (in the sense of quality, veracity, provenance) and then distribute existing content – which brings me to ‘curation’ another theme I discuss in this blog-post. Take with a liberal pinch of salt please.

National Safe Places Launches Live Text Chat for Teens in Danger

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National Safe Place’s live chat is another great example of an organizations using SMS to provide valuable, direct services to the communities that need it most. All Posts Blog Inspirations nonprofit Use Cases Why Mobile CommonsNational Safe Place is an incredible organization that connects teens in trouble with convenient places they can get help in an emergency – schools, fire stations, libraries, and other friendly locales where they can be safe if they’re threatened. For years, their TXT4HELP program let teens text in to find the closest safe place near them.

Keep Your Mobile Subscribers In The Know

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Find a Local Service:   National Safe Place  lets teens in trouble text in their zip code to find the closest safe place near them. Learn Nutritional Information:   The food service provider  Bon Appétit Management Company  (BAMCO) let students text in the name of a menu item to find its calorie count and health information. All Posts Blog Newsletter Use Cases Webinars

Fully Integrated Mobile Blogs are Easy for Teachers with MoFuse!

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Similar to Feedm8, converts any blog into a website that is viewable on any cell phone with Internet service. While I do like having the easy mobile web address that is automatically updated as I update my web-based blog, MoFuse also has a wide variety of other options for mobile websites. In the past I have posted about a resource called Feedm8 , where you can make anything with an RSS feed into a legible mobile website. Feedm8 does this by giving the site a mobile address. While I do like Feedm8, I have taken another look at a free site called MoFuse. feedm8 mofuse

Fully Integrated Mobile Blogs are Easy for Teachers with MoFuse!

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Similar to Feedm8, converts any blog into a website that is viewable on any cell phone with Internet service. While I do like having the easy mobile web address that is automatically updated as I update my web-based blog, MoFuse also has a wide variety of other options for mobile websites. In the past I have posted about a resource called Feedm8 , where you can make anything with an RSS feed into a legible mobile website. Feedm8 does this by giving the site a mobile address. While I do like Feedm8, I have taken another look at a free site called MoFuse.