mLearning-World.com: Intuition announces world first(sic) in mobile learning via PDA?

mLearning World

skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Thursday, November 30, 2006 Intuition announces world first(sic) in mobile learning via PDA? I question the validity of the claim about this being a first, but it still is an interesting step forward.snip.

All You Need to Know About Self-publishing Your eBook

Kitaboo

Another cost-related advantage of self-publishing is royalties ranging from 35% to 90%, which is way more financially rewarding compared to the traditional publishing route, where royalties are limited to a meagre 7% to 15%.

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Best Compliance Training Ideas for BFSI Employees

Kitaboo

Driven by rapidly evolving technology and global convergence, the banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) sector is going through a dramatic shift. Lack of due diligence in financial transactions and client monitoring can make the banks and financial institutions deal with costly and time-consuming litigation procedures.

How to Choose The Best Online Employee Training Platform

Kitaboo

This makes it essential that the online employee training platform that you go with should be able to integrate with other systems seamlessly, including financial support, employee databases, and product development.

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

moblearn

As Brigitte says: "Technology can bypass the geographic and financial boundaries that block educational resources from reaching students, while also making those resources more engaging, interactive and effective" The announcement was today(21 March 2017), and it looks like 9 projects have already been offered funding, with more to follow. UNESCO estimates that there are over 130 million students around the world who don’t have basic maths or literacy skills.

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Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) – Being Practical About Mobile Learning

The Mobile Learner

While some may critique that BYOD shifts the financial burden of cost from school districts to already financially burdened families, I would argue that if families are already shouldering that burden, why not let students use the devices to support their own learning? Where as the conversation was mainly dominated by costs, allowing students to bring their own devices will allow more financial flexibility to schools and school districts.

Employee Training Platform: 8 Best Features of an Employee Training Platform

Kitaboo

Also note, the platform should be able to integrate with your existing systems such as financial support, employee databases, and product development, or allow you to migrate your existing data to the new system.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) – Being Practical About Mobile Learning

The Mobile Learner

While some may critique that BYOD shifts the financial burden of cost from school districts to already financially burdened families, I would argue that if families are already shouldering that burden, why not let students use the devices to support their own learning? Where as the conversation was mainly dominated by costs, allowing students to bring their own devices will allow more financial flexibility to schools and school districts.

K-12 Education in the Post-COVID Era

Kitaboo on EdTech

Due to all the varying reasons that might cause an interference in the learning journey of a student- be it the institution’s financial woes, reliable internet connection, lack of appropriate tools and devices, there’s a sense of urgency to normalize the current situation and ensure continuity in education as soon as possible. We will never look at disaster movies the same again.

Digital for Development Roundup

Steve Vosloo

Low digital literacy a barrier for India’s poor to enjoy digital financial services. Policies to transform India into a digital economy have resulted in a range of new products aimed at achieving digital financial services (DFS) for all. But how does one design a user interface for non- or neo-literate users, or those in the “oral” population, who may not be able to read or write, but are highly adept in handling cash and making financial calculations?

How Education Technology Will Revolutionize Learning

Kitaboo on EdTech

One of the great challenges of today’s schools is to promote efficient management, which optimizes financial resources and improves services, in the name of quality education. The classroom reality has changed drastically in the past decade. The advent of the internet and the popularization of digital devices brought a new context for teachers and school administrators, since students started to bring technology to the school routine.

How to Choose the Right eBook Distribution Platform

Kitaboo

Also make sure that you are clear on all financial terms and that you address all financial and other liabilities before signing the dotted line. What is eBook distribution? eBook distribution is a complex and ever-evolving process with new players constantly entering the market as some existing ones closing shop. As the eBook publishing business grows, it is important to keep abreast with the changing business demands. It is not enough to have high quality eBooks.

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6 Reasons Why Associations & Nonprofits Need a Digital Archive

Kitaboo

The Merriam-Webster defines an archive as “a place in which public records or historical documents are preserved” An association or a society has huge amount of data that includes member information, articles of incorporation, photographs of events, annual reports, minutes of meetings, financial reports, audit reports etc. A nonprofit organization has huge volumes of data, including sensitive ones such as the personal information of members, financial data and so on.

10 Features to Look for in Corporate Training Solutions

Kitaboo

An organization typically has multiple systems to manage employee details, financial records, product details etc. Corporate training solutions have evolved over time. No longer is it a tool for imparting knowledge only. It has grown into an all-in-one tool where companies can monitor the growth of their employees, employees can track their own metrics and learn at the same time.

This Week in mLearning Podcast – A Review of Articulate Storyline [Episode 5]

mLearning Revolution

c- Big companies start to think about their mobile strategy: The Financial Times moves away from its native app over HTML5, Facebook doesn’t know what to do with mobile users and LinkedIn makes use of a hybrid app. Welcome episode #5 of our new podcast entitled “ This Week in mLearning. ” In case you missed previous episodes, you can find them HERE. Great news, our Podcast is now live on iTunes and you can subscribe HERE.

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

moblearn

A number of factors combine to make sustainable, decent employment an enormous challenge for youth the world over, including low levels of education and technical skills, slow job growth, lack of information about available jobs, and difficulties accessing financial capital to start small enterprises. Across the world, kids are our future.

7 Solutions to Enhance Engagement in Your Compliance Training

Kitaboo

It is important to note that accreditation of organizations vary according to the industry they serve, for example, HACCP for the food and beverage industry, PCI-DSS and GLBA in the financial industry, Joint Commission and HIPAA in healthcare, and FISMA for the U.S. Compliance, in a general sense of the word, means conforming to certain laws, polices, standards or specifications.

5 Factors to Consider Before Choosing an eBook Distributor for your Publishing Needs

Kitaboo

The eBook distributor you choose must prepare a clear agreement on the commission, inventory, and geographical locations to be covered, along with any kind of financial liability that needs to be addressed. eBook distribution is an ever evolving and complex topic in today’s publishing landscape. Every publisher aspires to achieve an effective distribution system , which is possible only by choosing the right eBook distributor with the broadest coverage.

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6 Reasons Why Associations and Nonprofits Need a Digital Archive

Kitaboo

The Merriam-Webster defines an archive as “a place in which public records or historical documents are preserved” An association or a society has huge amount of data that includes member information, articles of incorporation, photographs of events, annual reports, minutes of meetings, financial reports, audit reports etc. A nonprofit organization has huge volumes of data, including sensitive ones such as the personal information of members, financial data and so on.

Mobile stats for 2010 and 2011

moblearn

A good rule of thumb is that “the more financially viable, the more accurate the stats”. I can’t help but be bowled over when I try to get my head around exactly how many people are doing useful tasks on their phones.

Digit: An SMS Program That Saves You Money Without You Noticing

Mobile Commons

Technology aimed at making consumers more financially savvy isn’t new – programs such as Mint.com are a popular choice for people who are trying to save more money. The SMS advantage for financial savings. While Digit is a first-of-its-kind program, text messaging for personal financial isn’t exactly a new concept. And some companies and organizations are using text messaging to combine financial agendas with educational ones.

Post-COVID Trends in L&D for Employee Training

Kitaboo

But, the present scenario is very different from earlier financial crash events. COVID-19 is changing the way employees learn and work across the world.

8 Reasons to Create Interactive Textbooks for Engaging K-12 Students

Kitaboo on EdTech

And Lastly, Reduce Students’ Financial Burden. Are you still looking for reasons to create e-textbooks for students? Well, it’s 2019, and most of the schools and universities have already accepted digital textbooks as the future of education. If you draw a comparison between the two, i.e., traditional textbooks and interactive textbooks, you will see that e-textbooks clearly fare better than regular textbooks.

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Building your own apps? Try these top tips!

moblearn

The nice thing about building educational apps is that the financial models for them are different to normal consumer apps. Many thousands of people are developing apps. Many of those apps fail dismally to achieve what the original vision holders hoped for. How can you increase the odds that your app will be used by, and useful for many? The answer: learn from the gurus. Listen to those who have done it many times before.

Three Ways to Use Mobile Devices in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

Many an attempt at proving the ROI of training programs have been misplaced financial calculations at best, as they don’t really take into account the real impact a training program makes in contributing to business performance. Mobile learning is certainly a hot discussion topic with elearning and training solutions providers in Australia – like anywhere else in the world.

Benefits of a Digital Library for Associations and Non-Profit Organizations

Kitaboo

Nonprofits have tremendous amounts of sensitive data exclusive to member communities, financial information, and more. A digital library , also commonly called an electronic library, is a vast repository of documents and files in categorized digital form, available over the web or on hardware storage devices like memory disks, flash drives, etc. In these libraries, the access, preservation, and propagation of information take place in the digital form.

Content and mobile: Four key considerations

Steve Vosloo

Whether this is financial or not is another story. I recently participated in Mobile Web Africa 2014 , sitting on a panel about Mobile content, users and consumption. Below are the four key points that I think are important when thinking about content and mobile today. Content is back. It used to be important, then it became cheap, throw-away. People created sites and services with bad content, flooded the mobile web.

Google’s App Inventor … liberation or stagnation?

moblearn

STEP, StarLogo TNG , StarLogo , Scratch , Logo etc) So – while saddened by the implication that there will be less Google financial investment in it, I cannot think of a better new home for what seems to be a powerful tool for learners. A year ago, Google released App Inventor – a fascinatingly visual, albeit rather buggy tool for developing android apps. Although not robust enough for our commercial development, we loved the fresh ideas about interface, and app building.

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Kitaboo College – Enabling Higher Education with Technology

Kitaboo on EdTech

As college education is an important phase in a student’s life, given that it paves the path towards employment and financial stability, educational institutions are under pressure to deliver courses in the best possible way. The requirements of a higher education institution such as a college or a university are quite different from that of a K-12 institution. There are more subjects for students to choose from, subjects that involve a range of complex topics.

Top 5 Mobile Articles to Read This Week

Mobile Commons

SMS: Powering communication in the financial services industry SMS messaging gives banks an unrivaled ability to reach every customer. Key quote: “With an ever increasing focus towards mobile and digital transformation on the one hand, and consumer protection and associated rights on the other, it’s easy to see why mobile messaging will become one of the priorities for banks and financial services providers in the next few years.”

The New York Times Says Text Messages Can Help Underprivileged Students Enroll in College

Mobile Commons

Unlike their well-off peers, cosseted by counselors and parents … they are understandably daunted by navigating the passage between high school and college — completing financial aid forms, submitting grades, picking courses and signing up for orientation.” A similar campaign that sent financial aid reminders to freshmen kept 20% more students in school into their sophomore year. A college education is increasingly important.

3 Data Types Every ICT4D Organization Needs – Your Weekend Long Reads

Steve Vosloo

She observed, talked to, and lived amongst low-income people and quickly realised that – despite their financial constraints – they were aspiring to own a smartphone. After five years researching the effectiveness of non-profit organizations (NPOs) in the USA, Stanford University lecturer Kathleen Kelly Janus found that while 75% of NPOs collect data, only 6% feel they are using it effectively. Just to be clear, these were not all tech organizations.).

Every Big Data Algorithm Needs a Storyteller – Your Weekend Long Reads

Steve Vosloo

O’Neill’s 2016 book, Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy , shows how when big data goes wrong teachers lose jobs, women don’t get promoted and global financial systems crash. The use of big data by public institutions is increasingly shaping peoples’ lives.

Even More Secure Access to Accounts

Mobile Commons

Enhanced Security Access is available to all Mobile Commons customers with highly sensitive data, such as Protected Health Information (PHI) or financial data. Mobile Commons has numerous health care customers that demand the highest levels of security. We developed an option for them–and for you–to address this specific need. Enhanced Security Access provides an additional level of security, including: Strong Password Reinforcement. Password Expiration and Re-use.

Radio Show #5: Taking Advantage of Text Messaging on Student Cell Phones

Cell Phones in Learning

Peggy_G:students can become the experts-perfect angle for this site Liz Kolb:[link] Liz Kolb:Phonezoo.com Peggy_G:these suggestions are so valuable for districts facing the financial crunch of purchasing things like response systems (everyone is facing financial crunches) kcaise:thanks everyone kcaise:Thanks Liz Peggy_G:Wonderful show (again!) Thank you to all who listened to the broadcast. The next broadcast will be Wed Dec. 3rd at 3:00.

Radio Show #5: Taking Advantage of Text Messaging on Student Cell Phones

Cell Phones in Learning

Peggy_G:students can become the experts-perfect angle for this site Liz Kolb:[link] Liz Kolb:Phonezoo.com Peggy_G:these suggestions are so valuable for districts facing the financial crunch of purchasing things like response systems (everyone is facing financial crunches) kcaise:thanks everyone kcaise:Thanks Liz Peggy_G:Wonderful show (again!) Thank you to all who listened to the broadcast. The next broadcast will be Wed Dec. 3rd at 3:00.

Top 5 Mobile Articles to Read This Week

Mobile Commons

TCPA petition could cause multiple industries to break laws, trade groups find Reasons why The Petition for Rulemaking and Declaratory Ruling regarding prior express consent under the TCPA would be bad for business… according to financial trade groups.

Top 5 Mobile Articles to Read This Week

Mobile Commons

TCPA petition could cause multiple industries to break laws, trade groups find Reasons why The Petition for Rulemaking and Declaratory Ruling regarding prior express consent under the TCPA would be bad for business… according to financial trade groups.

What Business can teach Development

Steve Vosloo

Will they pay for it – financially or with their time? For twelve years I was a practitioner and researcher in the fields of ICT for development, education, government and digital media, always developing tech solutions for social good. Then, in 2014 I left the non-profit world of international organisations and moved to a corporate when I joined Pearson South Africa’s Innovation Lab.

One textbook policy = bad idea. Here’s why, from Jansen, Attwell and Spaull

Steve Vosloo

He believes that the one textbook policy is utter nonsense, a harmful form of reductionism that offers short terms financial gains to the Government. Recently the Franschhoek Literary Festival hosted a session titled “We Won’t Get No Education”. Description from the programme: Government’s controversial proposal to limit textbooks to one per subject has raised alarms across disciplines.

How Can Associations Distribute e-Reports Effectively?

Kitaboo

From member subscription details, personal information, event details, financial reports, everything that earlier used to resemble a pile of papers are now held in one compact device. Non-profit organizations and associations have to create quarterly or annual reports that tells the members about all the work that they have undertaken, the expenses incurred the funds as well received.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

I suspect even more of the same in 2013 especially with the looming uncertainty the financial and general business markets and the effects these constraints will have on R&D budgets and resulting lack of innovation coming from hobbled teams. As 2012 draws to a close, its time to evaluate how in focus my lens on the future of enterprise mobile learning proved to be this past year and how many of my year ago predictions hit their targets.

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Higher Education and the Mobile Revolution: How Texts Make Better Schools and Students

Mobile Commons

These youths–whose financial hardship and lack of resources contribute to their difficulty establishing contact with their colleges–managed to overcome situational obstacles with the help of text messaging. Ten years ago, text messaging’s role in the classroom was a head scratcher. These days, however, it is a no brainer. College campuses nationwide are joining the mobile revolution as they realize that it is the best way to reach their students.