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

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Low cost pay-as-you-attend courses paid via mobile banking are tested in African regions and those projects look promising (based on the article provided). Inevitably this leads to online courses, that have a pay-as-you-go/attend financial basis, including m-payment options as well as sms-based outreach programs. and is linked to regional or specific group infrastructures (e.g.

liveblog #eMOOCs2015 collaborative MOOCs a challenging experience

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Very interesting as I can see parallels between other North-South course challenges. This network has as an objective to focus on: Water Energy Nutrition Teaching support in this North-South context: lectures are organised in both institutions and teach each other’s. Welcome week, four week course, personal project (choice of a problematic and a related real case.

Thoughts on power discrepancy in #MOOC #eMOOC2014

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An interesting remark was given when Patrick mentioned that the course given by Martin Odersky on Scala computer language was used by other universities as a course to be followed by other universities. So in a way – using Patrick’s words – the course was hijacked by other universities, as Martin was in fact the real scala writer, and as such the expert. So is this a reality?

South African #mLearning projects and calls for collaboration

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What he does is use Articulate Storyline to get a game together that is based on energy and learning outcomes. So sometimes if you choose to go for a mobile development option, it takes a lot of energy (energy level goes down), but if you finish it it can provide optimized learning results so the learning percentage goes up. Here are some ideas I encountered in South Africa.

Successfully implementing #mobile 2.0 within institute using participatory action research

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It is a clear paper, with three case studies, each time illuminating what was planned, how it was implemented, adapted and how the complete approach influence institutional change embracing different types of courses as well. Thom was the lead in getting this change realized via participatory action research. fabulous and insightful read. and pedagogy 2.0

#OER on higher ed, corporate, personal & #development

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Which led to the OER use in an open course, which is (among others) done and shared by the Tompkins Courtland Community College through the Kaleidoscope project. This of course turns the internet into a global content that can be tailored by all of us, to result in learning paths (personally relevant learning paths). they currently have 23 courses on workforce development.

Open Standards for m-learning?

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In our work we found huge benefits in making content as richly interactive as possible, so we have narrowed our focus to high-end devices only (smartphones, tablets, wifi devices), but because we invest a lot of our energy into the media quality, it is essential to us that it travels well between Android - iOS - Windows Phone - others We have put ourselves here (see image above).

Free awareness games and how IBM embeds informal learning and training

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The strength of IBM's training department is of course in its people, and the European eLearning group is lead by Bert De Coutere who has an eye for new learning potential and strategies. Think you know what it takes to make the energy systems that serve a city more efficient? Not sure if the builder of the course gets something out of it, but at least promotional options broaden.

Blogphilosophy: a plee for appreciating #open academic collaboration - #openscience

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Nevertheless, the energy and zest felt by all of us pushes us towards collaborative, open academic research actions. This idea came to mind after what happened to some of us that have followed the MobiMOOC course during spring 2011. The past 5 months have been very exciting thanks to educational colleagues with an interest in mLearning. From MobiMOOC to academic group. Why is that?

html5 is growing, and this looks like a good e/mLearning solution

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They have focused their recent energy on coming up with an authoring tool that allows instructional designers to deliver content across multiple devices while keeping the same content logic, though formatting the content towards the device that is connecting to that content. Last Friday I had the pleasure of talking to David Blakely from Rapid Intake solutions. it is really worth a look.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

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Traditional "e"-learning vendors will all jump into the "m"-learning and social networking spaces with "first generation" offerings they believe will address the mobile requirements of their customers and prospects; these early efforts will prove largely ineffective as evidenced by their many iterative and incremental updates, retries and course corrections. A.K.A. Validated (“Double”).

John Traxler on academic and corporate mLearning in a Global context

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There are of course also downsides to bridging time: less concentration, getting them away from spare time. PDA pilot study: Green energy in th Lake District (Sellafield Nuclear Site): field study mobile course, capturing measurements with mobile data capturing (saves time and gains on accuracy). With some interesting speakers and presenters. Lectures and teaching on the fly!

Critical pedagogy: people can learn, but that does not make them philanthropists

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Mainly the statement that the increased pressure of corporations that indirectly forces (well, force is of course only powerful if you acknowledge it) universities and colleges to push all students more in the direction of workers, instead of becoming citizens in the first place. But how much of our learning is aimed at making the world a nicer (more human and balanced) place?

The Mobile Learner

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took two courses with him and wish I would have taken a third. 3. envy those who can cut the MS cord. rdelorenzo: @dougpete have u tried to input Obama's speech into Wordle? Interesting visualization. Most common words include nation, America & change Blogroll CanuckHistory Cell Phones in Learning Mobile Learning Moving At The Speed of Creativity Portable PD PortableRadio.ca

E-Learning Queen: Mobile Learning: Is It Doing What It’s Supposed To?

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Colleges and universities are using mobile applications for their online MBA programs , sustainability studies programs and project management , literature courses , and more. I’d like to take a moment to suggest that mobile learning has yet to live up to its potential. ► Jul 06 (1) Integrated Online Courses in Science and Math: Cas. Who is the Queen? You are, dear reader.

The Cloud and the power cut

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The latter was true, the former distinctly not. I’ve got an energy monitor that displays your current (badum tish) energy consumption, my normal evening power draw is circa 200-300 watts, when the surge hit it spiked to well over 1.4kw, it continued to spike in this manner for over 20 minutes. However with no power I couldn’t check to see if anything was broken, so I went to bed.

David Metcalf: mLearning theory mashups at mLearncon

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supernutrition': facebook-style mobile social game, teaches the new FDA food pyramid through eating for energy to perform missions that can get you enrolled in Superhero school (9-12 year olds), also across platforms. Very intelligent man with charisma, with homepage. liveblog notes from the conference. Link to presentation (pdf, look from 7th slide). Immersive environment. Golden hour'.

E-learning on Mobile Phones | MoSo Technology Blog

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HeartOfGamingUK: Ashens is the best im loling while i type =D Popularity Contest 100% The Hottest Topic of the Moment, Renewable Energy 48% Enterprise 21 ERP Software From Technology Group International Discusses Too Much Inventory 38% Is the United States ready for hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles? Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About MoSo Tech! Related Posts Comments (0) No comments yet.

#OEB08 the elearning in Africa session

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Web-Based Courses for Capacity Strengthening in the Agricultural Sector in Developing Countries CGIAR and eLearnikng In Africa there is a lot of pressure to put all of the content online. Agricultural: 6 week preparitory period which was face-to-face (expensive course) 1 week problem solving workshop. No accreditation, no certificate so the course was intrinsically motivational.

21st Century Skills: Are Educators and Executives Aligned on the Creative Readiness of the U.S. Workforce?

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often did this because I was an exhausted teacher who worked very hard, and at times didn't have the energy to align standards to real-world work skills and expectations. I just saw a very interesting report called Ready to Innovate which was sponsored by the Conference Board. The report asks the question, Are Educators and Executives Aligned on the Creative Readiness of the U.S. Workforce? The report surveyed both educators and business leaders about what are important 21st Century skills pertaining to "creativity." What do you think? And what about the issue of standardize testing?

21st Century Skills: Are Educators and Executives Aligned on the Creative Readiness of the U.S. Workforce?

Cell Phones in Learning

often did this because I was an exhausted teacher who worked very hard, and at times didn't have the energy to align standards to real-world work skills and expectations. I just saw a very interesting report called Ready to Innovate which was sponsored by the Conference Board. The report asks the question, Are Educators and Executives Aligned on the Creative Readiness of the U.S. Workforce? The report surveyed both educators and business leaders about what are important 21st Century skills pertaining to "creativity." What do you think? And what about the issue of standardize testing?

Blogphilosophy: Ten reasons why sharing what you learn/research will add to your life's quality

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Of course they were great minds, but it was not the idea that was going to make them cross into a new scientific frontier, it was their analytical thinking, there vision. Nevertheless sharing will give extra energy to the idea and its development. Sharing ideas is like sharing peace and energy Looking at ways to fuel positive brain functions seems to me much more interesting than promoting the idea of improving. believe in open content sharing). But fear for sharing keeps existing in the hearts of a lot of people. Nevertheless, it is a sad result. And to top it off.

Report: Sydney AUC iPhone SDK Workshop

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Louis provided excellent support during the “hands on&# practical coding parts of the course, as well as great perspectives during teaching and discussion.  The course was divided into 10 modules of varying size and increasing technical complexity.  The three-day event was hosted at Clifton’s Training on George Street, and the facilities were excellent. 

Report: Sydney AUC iPhone SDK Workshop

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Louis provided excellent support during the “hands on&# practical coding parts of the course, as well as great perspectives during teaching and discussion.  The course was divided into 10 modules of varying size and increasing technical complexity.  The three-day event was hosted at Clifton’s Training on George Street, and the facilities were excellent. 

my journey into social media and why I became an evangelist

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Providing e-courses to post-graduate medical students in the field (= international and in low resource areas working on tropical diseases). My first personal dive into social media was because I had a rough time figuring out what I wanted to do with my life and especially whether the different route I was taking (getting a new degree) was worth the energy. on my own.

The Future of Mobile Learning? « Online Blogucation

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At the same time, to develop separate apps for every existing and emerging mobile platform would be a tremendous waste of time and energy. Online Blogucation Subscribe via RSS Home About 28 Jul/10 1 The Future of Mobile Learning? Okay, well maybe not in the Kyzylart Pass of Tajikistan, but everywhere else.) Let’s take a look at some of the logistics for making mobile learning a reality.

Profs on Speed Dial

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Turns out much of the “outside-of-class communication with students can be handled via the mobile devices, allowing faculty to deploy their energies on other things,&# said a college spokesperson. The course has only been running for a week, but it is already very clear to observe that the students seem appreciate being able to ask quick questions and get extremely rapid answers.

e-Learning Online: What if learning could be as fun as Appy Newz?

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Why not flip that angst and energy into an embrace for Mobile Learning? in Education Online Option E-Learning Course Wiki Wiredinstructor Books I recommend My "e-learning" Blogroll From My Blog Reader Lijit Search Lijit Search About Me Dennis OConnor Everything you need to know about me can be found on Wiredinstructor.net. What if learning could be as fun as Appy Newz ? Beta Testers.

Learning as Reflexive; Reality as a Series of Filters « The Ddeok is Always Greener on the Other Side ?? ?? ? ? ???

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It offers a thousand more chances for people to learn in the course of their daily life. Of course. Perhaps, if only by unlocking means of channeling our natural energies into discovery. Michael Sean Gallagher ?? ?? ? ? ??? Learning with a phone? Sending shivers down institutional spines the world over. But it is the future and there is no escaping it. Immediately. link].

"The students don't think of it as learning" | Education IT | ZDNet.com

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Fear of Mobile Learning - Taking Teaching Further

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the largest provider of online course development and management, released a widget to Facebook and an application for the iPhone.  But I also wonder if that fear is a barrier to student learning.  As I research the landscape of tools that teachers, school districts, and higher education institutions fear the most, mobile phones may be at the top of the list.  Roughly 1.6 But about 4.3

The Hindu News Update Service

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Let the Government or the public sector create infrastructure and share with the private sector at commercially-agreed terms and conditions, he suggests during the course of a recent email interview with Business Line. Of course, without an iota of doubt! Therefore, more focus as well as investments into the other sources of energy would be required. News Update Service Wednesday, January 28, 2009 : 1155 Hrs RSS Feeds Sections Top Stories National International Regional Business Sport Sci. Entertainment Agri. Hons) and M.Tech. Does one visualise any newer applications?

Relevant Science: "Mobile Learning: Trends and Challenges"

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Tuesday March 23, 2010 2:25 Moderator: Katie Ash 2:25 Mark Hess: yes - we have online course options for advanced math students.the high schools in our district offer over 20 online courses.I Of course, set norms, limits, clear expectations. Information: Dennis Kucinich Supports Health Bill Tea Party Signals and Decisions Science Blogs WWSHS Anecdote Does Dark Energy Exist?