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.

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.

Surface RT Costs Microsoft $900M

Float Mobile Learning

billion and diluted earnings per share at $0.59, Microsoft said in a release that the “financial results include a $900 million charge, or a $0.07 (Comic via Matt Forcum) Microsoft took one on the chin last week when the company announced they had lost $900 million on the Surface RT. With quarterly revenue of $19.90 per share impact, related to Surface RT inventory adjustments.” In other words, the company hasn’t sold as many as it had hoped.

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.

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.

6 Common Challenges Faced By Small and Medium Publishers

Kitaboo

Small and medium publishers have to consistently grapple with issues like inadequate financial access, high transaction costs, low R&D expenditure, and lack of market information.

5 Best White Label eBook Platforms for Publishers

Kitaboo

Many corporates, publishers, and educational establishments lack the financial feasibility needed to build an app with outstanding features from scratch. Businesses often prefer to offer branded software and products to boost their credibility in the market.

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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.

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.

Why Should Associations Invest In Technology?

Kitaboo

Financial accounting. Information technology has revolutionized the global society, with a significant increase in productivity and efficiency. It offers benefits such as automation of processes, streamlining of work and better organization of information.

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.

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.

K-12 Education in the Post-COVID Era

Kitaboo on EdTech

We will never look at disaster movies the same again. The last few weeks have suddenly made them seem just a little bit less far-fetched – the mask and glove-clad grocery shopping, the slightly dystopian feeling of driving on near-empty highways.

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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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.

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?

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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.

6 Reasons Why Associations & Nonprofits Need a Digital Archive

Kitaboo

A nonprofit organization has huge volumes of data, including sensitive ones such as the personal information of members, financial data and so on. There was a time when offices used to have cabinets piled with papers and files.

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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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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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The Youth Activists of the Future: Via Mobile Phone

Cell Phones in Learning

A recent article in the Financial times , some Albanian youth have been using their mobile phones to gather evidence (photos/video) against the local police who have been corrupt and failing to help with the poverty and crime in Albania. The youth movement called Mjaft! or Enough! which started in 2003 with 4 students has now grown into a full-fledged civic movement with 30 staffers who are armed with cell phones to communicate and document activity.

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The Youth Activists of the Future: Via Mobile Phone

Cell Phones in Learning

A recent article in the Financial times , some Albanian youth have been using their mobile phones to gather evidence (photos/video) against the local police who have been corrupt and failing to help with the poverty and crime in Albania. The youth movement called Mjaft! or Enough! which started in 2003 with 4 students has now grown into a full-fledged civic movement with 30 staffers who are armed with cell phones to communicate and document activity.

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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.

Presentation given at Girl Geek Dinner Cape Town

Steve Vosloo

According to the report, examples of how to achieve this include: Female specific airtime tariffs; Culturally sensitive marketing; Gender based information services via text messaging and IVR for education, entrepreneurship, health and financial inclusion; and. Below is the presentation that I gave at the Girl Geek Dinner in Cape Town , 4 May, about women, mobiles ( mwomen ) and exciting possibilities.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

More significantly, our growing hosted customer base now includes financial services, pharma/healthcare, government and many of the world’s leading carriers and tech OEMs who are now confident to outsource their mlearning services “into our cloud” even though they often support 1,000s to 100K+ servers of their own. A.K.A. How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out!

Listen to Your News Feeds on Mobile! Students and Current Events.Anywhere!

Cell Phones in Learning

Jott has a large list of news categories from political to financial to technology. Jott has just added a brand new resource called Jott Feeds. It allows you to call in to Jott and listen to your favorite news feeds on your cell phone! In addition, if you cannot find your favorite feed, you can add your own. For example, I am going to be on the road tonight, but I still want the latest updates from CNN concerning the democratic race.