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

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Digital for Development Roundup

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There are many excellent initiatives aimed at developing digital skills and literacy. Clearly work is needed to up skill and develop suitable products for vulnerable groups.

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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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Google announces $50m in support to EdTech in the developing world

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These grants are aimed at three main areas: getting to students in combat zones, providing quality learning materials and aiding in teacher development. Can you, or your business help? developing world funding google m4d mobile development refugee teacher support

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

New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Prob- lems and 7 Solutions Mobile Learning is Here to Stay With the introduction of the Apple iPhone and iPad, a mobile computing revolution. Problem #1: How do we develop learning content that works on all of the different.

Personalized learning: Hype or Help?

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Increasingly the data available can drive targeted user experiences and track user development. 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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Think Multiscreen (vs. iPad-only) when developing an mLearning Strategy

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As content developers, our mission is to make sure our stuff will be accessible by our audiences from any of these screens and in ways that provide a great experience on each one of these many screens.

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. That said, here are effective ways in which the use of smartphones can help learners master a new language: 1.

Mobile developments w/c 26 May 2014

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Pearson’s Learning Curve 2014 report makes a few references to mobile, in particular: Mobile technology can help overcome some obstacles to adult learning in the developing world, e.g. especially surrounding limited access to educational materials. Uncategorized mobile developments UNESCO The prospects for mobile learning. Introductory chapter of Prospects journal issue on mobile learning). By Professor John Traxler and myself. Mobile Report April 2014. by @Native.

A Mobile Learning Decision Path for Instructional Designers tasked with developing #mLearning [Download]

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One such project I was a part of recently, was developing a ‘ Mobile Learning Decision Path, ‘ which was produced by Adayana Government Group in collaboration with the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative and the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO).

A Free Webinar Invitation to discuss Rapid Development in Mobile Learning

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The title of our webinars is Rapid Development in Mobile Learning : The State of Rapid Development Tools in mLearning. I hope to see you there and please help us spread the word by ReTweeting this post.

The State of Rapid Development Tools for Mobile Learning: Webinar Recording Now Available

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If you were not able to attend our Webinar yesterday on mLearning and the state of rapid development tools for mobile learning, the recording is now available. We also talked out the need for a ”soft reset” in Learning and Development as we transition from eLearning to mLearning.

Float Mobile Learning Leaders: How to Develop and Implement Mobile Learning in Your Organization

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Representatives from Float Mobile Learning will be available to help demystify the process of developing mobile learning initiatives at the eLearning Guild’s annual DevLearn conference in Las Vegas. Android iOS Press Releases Tappestry Chad Udell DevLearn 2012 eLearning Guild Jim Ferolo Judy Brown Learning Everywhere Neil Lasher

The President’s “Blackberry”… this should help

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I think this can be an important development for mobile learning because it increases the profile of the mobility. But having a world leader touting the benefits of his mobile device helps us to see that mobiles are truly powerful and have different capabilities which are useful for serious business. Our President now has a mobile device. Based on the article from CNET , It appears as though this device is actually NOT a Blackberry.

mLearning-World.com: How Can Mobile Help Teachers?

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Tuesday, October 24, 2006 How Can Mobile Help Teachers? I am doing a personal study as to how mLearning is helping my wife- a music and Spanish teacher at a private school.

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2 Events that Could Help Push Mobile Learning

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WebKit is the same core used for the iPhone Safari browser and the Android browser, it’s a very capable and highly extensible platform for Web development, so it provides the opportunity to develop rich, interactive experiences for learners. These new developments along with the deployment of Flash 10 on many devices throughout this year is really starting to make the mobile device a compelling place for learning content development.

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mLearning-World.com: Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development: Paper-based Learning - DIY Job Aids

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, January 26, 2007 Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development: Paper-based Learning - DIY Job Aids Finally, some practical thought.

New Study: Texting Helps Children Learn to Spell.

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it was found that text messaging actually helped children develop "phonological awareness" which is needed to learn how to correct spellings. Thus helping children learn how to spell. I know there are lots of questions and concerns around whether text messaging is hurting literacy learning (especially spelling and grammar). In a brand new study in the U.K. ,

New Study: Texting Helps Children Learn to Spell.

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it was found that text messaging actually helped children develop "phonological awareness" which is needed to learn how to correct spellings. Thus helping children learn how to spell. I know there are lots of questions and concerns around whether text messaging is hurting literacy learning (especially spelling and grammar). In a brand new study in the U.K. ,

The Mobile Learning Edge: Table of Contents

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Creating Mobile Learning Content and Experiences 187 The Mobile Learning Design Process 189 Application Development Environments 203 Final Thoughts on Developing Mobile Learning Applications 212 10.

The Ad Council Helps Parents Improve Kids’ Oral Health with a Text Brushing Challenge

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As part of the Children’s Oral Health Campaign, the Ad Council also developed a smart phone app. Success: Text messaging helped parents improve their children’s oral health habits. Kids hate brushing their teeth, and parents hate the constant struggle of reminding them.

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The Ultimate Guide to Mobile Learning From 2013

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We take a look at hot issues and trends from 2013 to help your mobile learning effort get ready for 2014. Conferences Mobile Development Mobile Strategy guide review

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Aga Khan Development Network - AKDN Blog

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ITU points out that two-thirds of the world’s mobile phone subscriptions are from the developing world, with Africa continuing to experience the highest growth rate. Participants could text message their facilitators or even their colleagues for help.

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.

10 Benefits of EPUBs for Mobile Learning

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Designer Heather Ford expands on how EPUBs can be easily augmented, flexible, secure, green, and can help improve your employees'' performance and accessibility. Mobile Development Mobile Strategy Pedagogy and Learning accessbility augmentation ePub green security

Mobile Commons Helps Prostate Cancer Patients With Text Care – A Press Roundup

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The program connects patients with follow-up care information directly synced with their chemotherapy schedules, and was developed alongside a team of oncologists and oncology nurses. Staying healthy as you fight prostate cancer has just become a little easier.

5 Great Mobile Learning Resources from Upside Learning

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Gary Woodill shares some of Upside’s most helpful mobile learning insights over the past year. Industry News Mobile Development Pedagogy and Learning infographic Upside Learning

Mobile Learning for Employee Engagement

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Use mobile learning to help employees do what they do best. Industry News Pedagogy and Learning community employee engagement Gallup learning and development mobile learning nomophobia Disengaged employees cost up to $550 billion each year.

University of Maryland Helps Food Stamp Participants Make Healthy Choices

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The program helps low income families and food stamp participants “make healthier food choices, develop skills in food preparation, handle food safely, maximize their use of food resources, and increase their physical activity.”. For those reliant on food stamps, healthy eating decisions are often sacrificed in favor of cost cutting. When getting enough food on your table is a daily challenge, quantity can trump quality.

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. You can set up a similar program without any development. 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.”.

5 Business Cases Where Custom Software Is The Better Choice

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However, a number of pain points help custom software look more attractive to the prospective buyer. Mobile Development Mobile Strategy productivityPackaged, commercial, off-the-shelf software can be great. The post 5 Business Cases Where Custom Software Is The Better Choice appeared first on Float.

How To Leverage Mobile For Effective Performance Support

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Read up on these 3 major components that will help you deliver performance support in the best way possible. Conferences Mobile Apps Mobile Development Mobile Strategy affordances CHAMPIONS context custom mobile applications mobile mobile affordances performance support target audienceDon't push mobile to the back burner yet.

How Much Does a Mobile App Cost?

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A new white paper breaks down into three parts to help you define the cost factors of enterprise mobile apps. As Gary Woodill explains, however, costs are just one part of the mobile learning app development puzzle. Industry News Mobile Apps mobile development costs

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How To Bring Mobile Devices To Their Senses And Extend Our Performance

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So how does this phenomenon help with human performance? Industry News Mobile Development Pedagogy and Learning computer vision geolocation magnetoreception Project Tango TAOAll five of our senses can be replicated by computers. Mobile technologies, in particular, can detect even more. The post How To Bring Mobile Devices To Their Senses And Extend Our Performance appeared first on Float.

mLearning-World.com: Will at Work Learnings Storefront Learning Challenge

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This contest has no rules except this one: Try to capture in a storefront photograph, some insight, truth, or humorous notion regarding our field the training, development, learning, performance, e-learning field(s).

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Youth, Work, Mobiles and Poverty: everything you need to know

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They are also unemployed, under-resourced, and working hard to put things right If you are interested in youth workforce development, and the empowering opportunities of mobile, I''d encourage you to look at the brand new Mobiles for Youth Workforce Development (mYWD) Landscape Review.

Building your own apps? Try these top tips!

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Many thousands of people are developing apps. This is shared with in-house enterprise apps, where quite often the employee gets them for free, allowing the developers to focus on making apps as useful as possible, rather than stressing about pay-per-download. The guide is divided into the four key stages of app development: Starting with Planning : make sure you, and your people know what you are building, and all sign up to it.

In ICT4D We’re Principled, But Are We Practiced Enough? – Your Weekend Long Reads

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for cross-cutting themes — such as identity , gender and mobile money ; for research ; and the grand daddy of them all, for digital development. These principles have been developed over a long time.

MobilED initiative » Voices in your hand

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Mobile Learner Support » Blog Archive » Updates - projects and course development

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Mobile Learner Support Coordinating OU Mobile activities via the Learning Innovation Office « Scope of Mobile VLE project Updates - projects and course development Mobile VLE - a student survey is currently being reviewed by our SRPP team, and will hopefully be targetted initially at exisiting users of StudentHome mobile and our mobile learners to help shape the priorities for design work from summer onwards.

How To Leverage Mobile For Effective Performance Support

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Read up on these 3 major components that will help you deliver performance support in the best way possible. Conferences Mobile Apps Mobile Development Mobile Strategy affordances CHAMPIONS context custom mobile applications mobile mobile affordances performance support target audienceDon't push mobile to the back burner yet.

Algorithmic Accountability is Possible in ICT4D

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Further, complementing big data with thick, adjacent and lean data also helps to tell a more complete story of analysis. To help, the Allegheny Family Screening Tool was developed. It’s a predictive-risk modeling algorithm built to make better use of data already available in order to help improve decision-making by social workers. The tool is there to help analyse and connect a large number of data points to better inform human decisions.

How Well Does PhoneGap Scale?

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If you’re building a PhoneGap app, you’ve got an abundance of resources helping you get started–lots of information about how to set up your project and get it running on [.]. Cross-Platform Toolkits Mobile Development Mobile Web phonegap