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Performance Support Tools Help Alleviate Stress At Work

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Performance support can combat the stress that comes from a heavy workload in more ways than one. Mobile Strategy employee engagement Harvard Business Review performance support

Ideas on #bigdata and #education? Share your help

Ignatia Webs

then HELP ME! The stakes are high, and as the wild card in this bunch, I am totally aware of my need for help, from you the in-crowd. If you have firm thoughts on Big Data and how it affects education at present or in the future. would be thankful to hear your thoughts! Now there is no doubt in my mind that these guys are the best in their (and our, my) field.

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How #MOOC can help coping with change #KM

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and get into some conversations with: How MOOCs can help coping with change from Inge Ignatia de Waard. Later today (at 14 o''clock GMT) I am going to speak during the Managing and Surviving Change MOOC organized by the University of Aberdeen. During this talk I will be focusing on how MOOCs can be used to prepare and cope with changes that affect all of us: downsizing, preparing for a career move, staying on top of your own expertise. knowledge mooc change eLearning knowledge management

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5 Tips To Help Designers Create Assets for Mobile Development

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Designing for mobile development can be daunting. Here’s how you can save time and support your developers. Mobile Development mobile design UX Xcode

New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions

programming language, but for the lay person it's probably helpful to think of it that. The Rapid In- take Platform helps organizations learn faster by opening the rapid e-learning devel- opment and review process to everyone. began. With competition from Google, Blackberry (RIM), Microsoft, and HP heating up. from all sides, smart phones and tablets are here to stay. devices? issues.

#Mobile phones to help women empower themselves #gender

Ignatia Webs

In the last years my focus was moving more towards mobile content then mobile design. But indeed as Ronda Zelezny-Green mentioned in her blogpost , the user design can make the difference in getting people, and specifically women increasingly into mobile use for learning. The technology has some affordances that can be improved for specific populations, addressing specific issues.

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Setting up #LGBT help in crisis #uganda

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feel that with the current Ugandan LGBT crisis involving prosecution and incarceration of LGBT, and even alleged LGBT people - actions must be set up that help those at immediate risk. Brainstorming on solutions for LGBT inside Uganda At this very point in time, the first focus in my opinion should be on supporting and helping LGBT people inside Uganda. While find targeted actions.

Bookless Library BiblioTech Aims to Help Bridge Digital Divide

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A Texas library lends only e-books, digital magazines and electronics in an effort to give more people Internet access. Industry News e-book e-reader library

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How Text Messaging Helps Relieve Pain in Chronic Patients

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Here, we’ll identify why text messaging is an effective tool for helping patients and present ways in which healthcare providers can use SMS at their own practice. That’s why text messaging is so helpful. Texting can help patients create a schedule, and stick to it. Texting can help patients schedule regular check ups. Most people have their phones on them 24/7.

4 Ways Smartphones are helping People Learn a new Language

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Being a ubiquitous device in mobile learning, a smartphone has done almost all of the unthinkable, especially in helping learners master a foreign language. A  2012 survey  done by the University of Colorado, revealed that 14% of instructors and 60% of foreign students use mobile phones for language-learning purposes. Image courtesy of: Michael Cahill. Voice Recognition Technology.

3 Tools To Help You Optimize Your PhoneGap App’s Performance

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Float''s lead developer shows to create a better user experience for your PhoneGap apps by measuring CPU usage, as well as using Safari’s remote Web inspector and the JavaScript profiler. Mobile Apps Mobile Development User Experience DevLearn javascript phonegap Safari

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How SMS Alerts Are Helping Curb Africa’s Ebola Outbreak

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Since the beginning of the Ebola outbreak in April 2014, the Red Cross – with the help of a local cellphone provider – has sent out about two million text messages a month to residents in Sierra Leone. By using SMS alerts to broadcasting urgent information to Sierra Leone’s citizens, text messaging is helping curb the spread of the Ebola virus with clear and immediate health information.

How #mobiles helped save Los Angeles Adult #education with Sean Abajian

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With education being at the crossroads it says to be and with the crisis cutting educational initiatives around the world, this video can give us some strategies to see positive change happening thanks to grassroot action. Adult education has been thriving in the Los Angeles area from 1870's and last December 2011 it was said to be cut completely by the local government.

How Blood Banks Use SMS to Raise Support and Help Save Lives

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One such example of this is Sweden’s blood banks, which use text messaging to inform donors when their donation helps save a life. In order to respond to this challenge, Sweden’s blood banks have implemented a new text messaging service that alerts donors when their donation helps save a life. How Sweden’s blood banks use text messaging to engage donors.

Help the world in #education and #ICT4D by winning prizes and let the community decide

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Aconsortium involving Nokia , the Pearson Foundation and UNESCO have launched an “Education for All” crowdsouring challenge: “ an eight-month initiative toelicit suggestions on how mobile communication can help achieve EFAgoals.”. The first month is devoted to findingsolutions on how mobile communication can help achieve literacy. Eachmonth will feature a separate EFA goal.

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Want to help Japan? Send a text message.

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First the earthquake, then the tsunami and now the reports of a nuclear disaster at Fukushima mean that the people in Japan need all the help they can get to even begin recovery efforts. Thanks to mobile technology and a few of our clients, that help just became easier to give. Our help should be too. Pick up your phone and send a text message. It’s that simple.

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4 Ways Text Messaging Helps Individuals Recovering from Addiction

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Four ways text messaging can help recovering addicts. Here are four examples of SMS programs that can help individuals recover from addiction: 1) Daily Reinforcement Messaging: The road to recovery is a long one, and one that requires daily motivation. Depending on their response, tailored messages can help motivate the individual to keep working towards their goal.

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.

Help us #save new born babies lives by using #mobile devices for #ultrasound

Ignatia Webs

"Why not save the lives of new borns by making use of mobile devices that can be used for ultra-sound?" with this simple idea my wonderful and inspiring colleagues Vincent De Brouwere and Fabienne Richard started a quest to get a new mobile project up and running. If we get enough votes, the project will be funded by the Belinda and Bill Gates foundation. Thanks in advance!

Writing a #crossplatform #multimedia rich #eBook is hard! Help needed

Ignatia Webs

So I was looking at a way to get an eBook - preferably an ePub - published, with integrated movies, audio and the more classic stuff (hyperlinks, pictures) and. I can use any help you might have. Stephen Downes' OLDaily got me onto Laura Braunstein who listed a couple of eBook qualities she would like to see. here is the road I traveled so far. not worth the time investment. That being said.

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Help High School Graduates Attend College with Summer Text Message Programs

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study  conducted in the summer of 2012 examines how cost-effective text messaging programs can help students, particularly those from low-income backgrounds, overcome summer melt and successfully enroll in colleges. Simplify the college enrollment process with helpful text messages. Summer melt is particularly high among students from low-income and disadvantaged backgrounds.

CitizenshipWorks Connects Immigrants With Low-Cost Legal Help

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Many more don’t know where to turn for help at all. For millions of people around the world, becoming a United States citizen is a long-held dream, the doorway to opportunity. But many immigrants find that, once they arrive on American soil, the actual process of becoming a citizen is a confusing legal morass. Many can’t afford the costly price of lawyers. Fortunately, CitizenshipWorks is launching a new SMS campaign to connect both English and Spanish-speaking immigrants with informational services. SMS for Citizenship. Read the full press release here.

Help Voters Get to the Polls with the Mobile Commons Polling Place Locator

Mobile Commons

To help make that task easier, Mobile Commons is excited to offer our text message polling place locator. Text Message Information Lookups Help Everyone. The post Help Voters Get to the Polls with the Mobile Commons Polling Place Locator appeared first on Mobile Commons. Did you make a plan to vote this year? How the Mobile Commons Polling Place Locator Works. It’s that simple!

DoSomething.org Uses Text Messaging to Help Teens Fight Stress

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DoSomething.org thought they could use mobile messages to help. So DoSomething.org launched “Less Stress Text,” a campaign to send teens practical tips over text that could help them reduce their stress levels and manage their anxiety. Every day focused on a different strategy to help stress – including meditating, writing prompts, and time management. Text 2 for exercise 2.

Help People in Your Community Live Healthier Lifestyles with a Text Message Campaign

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The campaign is a project of the National Association of Community Health Centers , an umbrella group that helps address the need of more than 9,000 community health centers across all 50 US states. We can help you get reliable information straight into people’s pockets – and start helping your communities live healthier lifestyles. Now there’s a solution. Contact Us Now.

Working America Helps Voters Report Problems with Mobile Messaging

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Here’s a great example of how a text message campaign can encourage supporters to become reporters – informing people about important developments right as they happen. A new Pennsylvania law was recently passed that would require voters to show ID before voting. Working America is concerned that the law may have a negative effect on voter turnout, since 11% of Americans don’t have the kind of ID required by the law. And those without ID are likelier to be over the age of 65 or African-American, or to earn less than $35,000 annually. The text message campaign did three things.

Text Messaging Helping NJ Voters Get to Polls in Aftermath of Storm: Text WHERE to 877-877

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Text Messaging Helping NJ Voters  Get to Polls In Aftermath of Storm. Voters in storm-ravaged New Jersey will be helped to polling places – some of which have been moved due to the storm – by a text message polling place locator provided pro bono to the State by mobile strategy company Mobile Commons. Dozens of non-profit, voting rights and advocacy groups are expected to use the Polling Place Locator to help drive their constituents to the polls this November. Text WHERE To 877-877; Mobile Commons Provides Polling Place Locator to State of New Jersey. Try it!

The Mobile Learning Edge: Table of Contents

Mobile Learning Edge

Here is the TOC for The Mobile Learning Edge : 1. The Mobile Learning Ecosystem 31 Mobile Devices for Learning 33 Mobile Network Infrastructure 44 Mobile Learning Contexts 47 Mobile Learning Content Sources 48 Mobile Browsers 50 Mobile Learning Applications, Uses, and Experiences 51 Putting It All Together: Building a Mobile Learning System 52 3. WordPress Admin

JNXYZ training site debuts

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Head to JNXYZ training if I can help you in this way! 1:1 AI/automation/semantic web appcessories cloud computing Connectivism Future mlearn mlearning mobile/miniaturisation natural digital interfaces uLearning wireless communications business elearn help jnxyz jonathan nalder products projects Schools services training

Our Mobile Commons Enroll Video Explains How Text Messaging Can Help Enroll People in Health Insurance

Mobile Commons

How can text messaging inspire people to enroll in health insurance? Well, we made a video to show you! In a country with 48 million uninsured, connecting people with reliable information and encouraging them to sign up for a health insurance plan can be a life-saving endeavor. Check out our video below! All Posts Blog Our Products Videos

New Studies Show that SMS Helps You Stop Smoking

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Put simply, text messages help people stop smoking. The studies found that real-time texting dramatically increases the accuracy of people’s reporting, and can serve as an effective tool for helping them quit altogether. A text a day keeps the cravings away. Two new studies show that text-messaging can “measure and intervene in urges people have during smoking cessation programs.”. Scientists at the University of Oregon and UCLA used fMRI on 27 smokers to map the areas of the brain where they control their impulses. You can set up a similar program without any development.

Donate Shoes To Help Provide Safe Drinking Water

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We need your help to get more. Float and its parent company, The Iona Group, have collected 26,000 pairs of shoes over the past two years. Industry News WaterStep

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National Cancer Institute’s SmokefreeTXT Helps Smokers Countdown to Quitting

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We’ve been seeing a lot recently how tremendously successful text messages are as a tool for helping smokers quit. The program works like a 14-day countdown to quitting, followed with six weeks of encouraging messages to help quitters follow through. The system even follows up months later to check on the user’s smokefree status and offers any extra help they need. Text message campaigns are used in cities like  New York  and Louisville, and  research shows  how effective it is – sometimes even  doubling quit rates. Smoking Cessation Messages over Mobile.

Text Messaging Will Help Millions of Americans Get to the Voting Booth in November

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The polling place locator will leverage the ease and ubiquity of text messaging to help get millions of Americans to the voting booth this year. Dozens of non-profit, voting rights and advocacy groups are expected to use the Polling Place Locator to help drive their constituents to the polls this November. ” “Connecting our community through mobile technology helps us reach and empower our supporters,” said Voto Latino President Maria Teresa Kumar. Million Voters Missed Voting in 2008 Due to Not Knowing Poll Location. “In 2008, an estimated 1.9

Mandalay Bay Uses SMS to Help Book Their Guests

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They’re helping guests book their hotel stays over text. The post Mandalay Bay Uses SMS to Help Book Their Guests appeared first on Mobile Commons. We wrote yesterday that  hotels are using text messages to connect their guests with amenities. Las Vegas hotel Mandalay Bay is going even further. Customer News Text Messaging Use Cases

Text Help to Haiti

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Text Help Organizations: Donate $5 to Wyclef Jean's Haiti Relief Fund Text "yele" to 501501 Donate $10 to Bill Clinton's Relief Fund Text "Haiti" to 20222 Donate to $10 International Medical Corps Text "Haiti" to 85944 Donate $10 to Red Cross Text "Haiti" to 90999

Text Help to Haiti

Cell Phones in Learning

Text Help Organizations: Donate $5 to Wyclef Jean's Haiti Relief Fund Text "yele" to 501501 Donate $10 to Bill Clinton's Relief Fund Text "Haiti" to 20222 Donate to $10 International Medical Corps Text "Haiti" to 85944 Donate $10 to Red Cross Text "Haiti" to 90999

Reminders to Help Your Subscribers Keep Safe & Dry

Mobile Commons

Here are a few helpful use cases and ideas to help you and your subscribers manage the storm: Send Out Reminders:  Remind your subscribers in the Northeast what items they should pack in their emergency kit and to remember to stay indoors. We hope you’re staying dry, safe and out of Sandy’s way. Despite the impending storm, Mobile Commons is hard at work to make sure all our clients have the proper tools to reach their mobile subscribers on the East Coast. Contact Us. If you have any further questions or suggestions, contact your mobile strategist.

Press Release: CHAMPIONS – A Framework for Improving Worker Performance Through Emerging Technology

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The framework helps organizations increase productivity by blending technological innovation with human performance. Press CHAMPIONS context innovations mobile affordances personal use social

The Single Biggest Myth about Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

Furthermore, all the talk about mLearning has helped raise awareness and has answered the question, ‘ why should I care about mobile ?’ “Inspiration Exists but it has to Find You Working” – Pablo Picasso. The majority of the myths mentioned out there include things like: You cannot condense real learning into the smaller screens. There it is!

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