Agriculture and Mobile Learning

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How Using Mobile Technology in Agriculture Benefits You

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A video on how mobile agriculture professionals achieve success when and where they need it with mobile technology. Mobile Apps case studies custom mobile applications mobile agriculture Pioneer Planting Rate Estimator videos mAgriculture is on the rise and giving promising results.

Float Featured in USA Today for Mobile Agriculture Research

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Float Mobile Learning has been cited as a source for mobile agriculture research in a USA Today article that was released this past Sunday, March 3. Press DuPont PIoneer Growmark mAgriculture mobile agriculture mobile technology in agriculture researchWriter Christopher Doering used data from [.].

Research Points to Future Uses of Mobile Technology in Agricultural Industries

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Mobile agriculture research report from Float Mobile Learning looks at the future uses of mobile in farming, fishing and forestry. Research agriculture mAgriculture mobile agriculture mobile app research mobile learning research mobile research

Float Mobile Learning Research Report Shows How Mobile Agriculture Has Arrived in North America

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August 29, 2012 – Float Mobile Learning, a consulting firm that develops mobile strategies and apps for major agricultural organizations and Fortune 500 companies, has released a [.]. Featured Press Releases mAgriculture mobile agriculture mobile apps mobile learning research mobile research researchMorton, Ill.

Mobile Agriculture Research Explores Benefits for Mobile Technology in North America

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Float Mobile Learning shows how mobile agriculture in North America is expanding, surveying 60 apps. Research mAgriculture mobile agriculture mobile app research mobile learning research research

How to Use Mobile Apps to Track Food from Farm to Table

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Know what you eat – Float Mobile Learning mobile agriculture research report details how you can be a better consumer. Research agriculture mAgriculture mobile agriculture mobile app research mobile learning research research

Excerpt: Why mAgriculture is Growing

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The idea of using mobile computing in agriculture (also known as mAgriculture) is very new in North America, while mAgriculture in the developing world has been known and written about for almost a decade. Featured Newsletter free webinar mAgriculture mobile agriculture ReadSocial

The Top 10 Industries Interested in Mobile Learning

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Industry News Mobile Strategy Newsletter Research agriculture defense and space eLearning government admin HR industries industries interested in mlearning industries interested in mobile learning learning mining and metals mLearning mobile mobile learning mobile learning in restaurants mobile technology pharmaceuticals research retail telecommunications Top 10Have you ever wondered what industries are interested in mobile learning?

Tappestry Updated, mAgriculture Research Released

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Float's latest research looks at the use of mobile technology in agriculture. Featured Newsletter Search Tappestry Tin Can ASTD ASTD Mobile Learning Certificate mAgriculture Marshall McLuhan mobile agriculture Tin Can API Tin Can Statement Viewer Web bookmarklet webinarTappestry now includes search, Web bookmarklet and geolocation.

Float featured on AgWired’s ZimmCast

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Press agribusiness agriculture agriscience agronomy AgWired Chuck Zimmerman mobile learning podcast ZimmCastInstead of bringing 50 to 100 different brochures to trade shows, Pioneer Hi-Bred now brings a company-branded iPad app, wrote Chuck Zimmerman in an article for AgWired. Printing out that [.].

Creating Killer ICT4D Content – Your Weekend Long Reads

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The Talking Book, a ruggedized audio player and recorder by Literacy Bridge , offers agricultural, health and livelihoods education to deep rural communities in four African countries. Agriculture Healthcare Community Health Workers content content strategy gsma kilkari magriculture mhealth mobile talking bookCreating killer content is critical to ICT4D success.

Ed/Tech Friday Roundup

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Examples from agriculture and health sectors, but still interesting. For your Friday reading pleasure … Private education is growing faster than public education in Africa. “With the expectation that one in four young African students—or 66 million—will be enrolled in a private school by 2021, the potential for investment and impact in the sector has “rarely been greater,” a new report declares.” ” Alphabet expands in Africa.

Top 10 Use Cases of Mobile Training Solutions

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Farming & Agriculture: You may think that agriculture is a low-tech industry, but that could not be far from the truth. Technological advances have made people addicted to their portable devices be it smartphones, tablets or laptops.

Ed/Tech Friday Roundup

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The future of farming in Africa is not agriculture but agribusiness. For your Friday reading pleasure …. Project Literacy Lab – new ventures announced. Pearson and The Unreasonable Group expand the world’s first accelerator for entrepreneurs focused on closing the global literacy gap with a new cohort of 12 ventures. Watch their elevator pitches here. New Broadband Commission report highlights emerging global skills gap.

Mobile Learning in Canada

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Balasubramanian , Education Specialist, Agriculture and Livelihoods, Commonwealth of Learning, in Vancouver, BC. This post is a brief overview of the mobile learning industry in Canada. This is of interest because i5 Research, my company, is located in Cobourg, Ontario.

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Mobile Learning in Canada: an Update

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Balasubramanian , Education Specialist, Agriculture and Livelihoods, Commonwealth of Learning, in Vancouver, BC. In February 2011, I wrote a brief overview of the mobile learning industry in Canada. Since that time, I have become more aware of other mobile learning initiatives in Canada, especially being part of the “Taking Ontario Mobile” (TOM) project at the Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCADU).

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Personalized learning: Hype or Help?

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What does that mean for the future of mHealth SMS broadcasts, or agricultural extension support? The promise of digitally-enabled personalized learning dates back to the 1960s. As with many early predictions, it took decades before the potential began to be realized.

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Emerging trends in education and mobile learning

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Mobiles already support skills development in a range of fields including agriculture and healthcare, and provide paying job opportunities for mobile-based ‘ microwork ’. At the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2014 I sat on a panel titled Emerging Trends and New Technology – considered in the context of mobile learning. Below are the notes of the key points that I made. Note: The issue of Emerging Trends and New Technology begs the question: for who?

Tech in Africa – your weekend long reads

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While mobile and the internet has changed the lives of millions of Africans through access — for the first time — to money services, health and agriculture information, and communication with far-off family, there are still millions of people completely untouched by these modern opportunities. The rapid uptake of mobile technology in Africa has, for some time, been the source of much excitement.

The Pros and Cons of Digitization on Jobs – Your Weekend Long Reads

Steve Vosloo

Has it replaced agricultural extension workers? Digitization will have profound effects on the world of work. According to McKinsey , while technology will lift productivity and economic growth, up to 375 million people may need to switch occupations or upgrade their skills. Predictions such as this cause much optimism as well as anxiety and head scratching for policymakers, trainers and employees. Should digitization impacts concern the ICT4D community? Yes, for two reasons.

The Challenges of Being a Sustainable Edtech Venture – Your Weekend Long Reads

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The Talking Book , a ruggedized audio player and recorder by Literacy Bridge that offers agricultural, health and livelihoods education to deep rural communities in four African countries, has been going for ten years. Earlier this month I attended FUTUR.E.S in Africa in Casablanca, the first event to connect French, Moroccan and African digital ecosystems. Startups, academics and government shared projects in various sectors, including education.

Six Digital Inclusion Takeaways – Your Weekend Long Reads

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The case studies, authored by Dr Nathan Castillo and myself, span sectors such as health, agriculture, the environment and civic participation. UNESCO, in partnership with Pearson , has released ten case studies of digital solutions that are inclusive for people with low skills and low literacy, helping them to participate in the knowledge society in innovative ways.

The future of education in Africa is mobile (BBC article)

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Mobiles already support skills development in a range of fields including agriculture and healthcare, and provide paying job opportunities for mobile-based ‘ microwork ’. The article I wrote for the BBC Future site (24 August 2012) is not available to users in the UK, so here it is below … The future of education in Africa is mobile. Over the coming months, A Matter of Life and Tech will feature a range of voices from people building Africa’s tech future.

Global Mobile Awards

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This cost-saving potential together with the low acquisition cost of the device and the ubiquity of GPRS infrastructure can aid in key sectors such as education, health, and agriculture. In less than two weeks, mobile leaders worldwide will be gathering in Barcelona for the GSMA Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest mobile exhibition. An important part of this conference is the 17th annual Global Mobile Awards.

Mobile Learning in India

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Almost every sector will benefit from the use of m-learning, however we feel three primary areas that will feel the biggest impact: Education , Agriculture and Healthcare.

Is your institution considering mobile learning? « Tony Bates

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m-Learning facet : IL&FS-Tata Indicom ’s English Seekho Initiative | CellBharat.com | Indian Telecom blog

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We are developing products on the same platform for agriculture, rural healthcare, AIDS awareness and pre-primary education,” said Abinash. Home Buy Mobile Prepaid & Postpaid Plans Send Free SMS Sell Mobile Reviews Blog m-Learning facet : IL&FS-Tata Indicom ’s English Seekho Initiative Posted at August 28th, 2009 under Mobile Service Providers , TATA Indicom | No Comments » Now learn english from your mobile!

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Miss Sophie Mac: QR codes and the mobile web

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techieteacher: Mobiles and learning

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Asus EEE), handheld GPS or voting devices, and specialist portable technologies used in science labs, engineering workshops or for environmental or agricultural study.