February, 2018

TAG xAPI Webinar on March 20th, 2018

Float Mobile Learning

Intrigued with learning more about how xAPI is revolutionizing the learning community? Join us on Tuesday March 20th, 2018 at 2:30pm EST for a webinar hosted by IEEE Technical Advisory Group on xAPI. The webinar will consist of a 30 minute session followed by 15 minutes after reserved for Q&A. Chad Udell will be speaking on behalf … The post TAG xAPI Webinar on March 20th, 2018 appeared first on Float. Webinars Experience API free webinar webinar xAPI

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Across Africa the Feature Phone is Not Dead – Your Weekend Long Reads

Steve Vosloo

Quartz Africa reports that last year feature phones took back market share from smartphones in Africa. The market share of smartphones fell to 39% in 2017 (from 45%), while feature phones rose to 61% (from 55%).

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

Steve Vosloo

Last month CO.DESIGN published the 10 New Principles of Good Design (thanks Air-bel Center for the link). The article, which is based on a set of industrial design principles from the 1970s, makes for important reading.

Why Digital Skills Really Matter for ICT4D – Your Weekend Long Reads

Steve Vosloo

In an increasingly online world, people need digital skills to work and live productively. One of the major barriers to digital uptake is a lack of these skills. Across Africa, seven in ten people who don’t use the Internet say they just don’t know how to use it.

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

Creating Killer ICT4D Content – Your Weekend Long Reads

Steve Vosloo

Creating killer content is critical to ICT4D success. One of the major barriers to digital uptake is a lack of incentives to go online because of a lack of relevant or attractive content.