Content and mobile: Four key considerations

Steve Vosloo

Whether this is financial or not is another story. Content is social. There were fears, and to an extent many of us in education are still cautious, about intruding into the social media lives of learners. However, I think that with the rise of social media, the door has opened. Social media is changing the way people interact, present ideas and information, and communicate.” Social media has grown beyond anyone’s expectation. Content is social.

Mobile Learning: Cellular Phones as Learning Tools « Compassion in Politics: Christian Social Entrepreneurship, Education Innovation, & Base of the Pyramid/BOP Solutions

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How Can Associations Distribute e-Reports Effectively?


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. Use social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Three Ways to Use Mobile Devices in Workplace Learning

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Mobiles are excellent devices to help retrieve information like ‘how to’ manuals or videos, or simply search for answers on Google or the company’s intranet which in itself is fast turning into a social environment.

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

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In other words, they need to cultivate “a deep, organization-wide comfort level with using metrics to maximize social impact.”

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.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

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SAP’s planned takeover of SuccessFactors and Oracle’s move on RightNow (approved this week) all are harbingers of more market consolidation as larger companies look to flesh out their cloud, mobile and social strategies.

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The Youth Activists of the Future: Via Mobile Phone

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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.

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What Business can teach Development

Steve Vosloo

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. Will they pay for it – financially or with their time? 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.

Presentation given at Girl Geek Dinner Cape Town

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The GSMA Development Fund wants to address the gender gap so that both the economic and social benefits can be realised. Commercial and social opportunities can work in opposites. But they have social messages in them about issues such as AIDS, peer pressure and sexual abuse.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

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Mobile learning will meld with social networking on every learner's mobile device making the two technologies a fully integrated experience; support for these two technologies will be an essential part of every mlearning vendor's core offerings. A.K.A.

Three Mobile Campaign Ideas for Giving Tuesday in 2015

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Here are a few ideas: Create a shareable collage video using social media content: Tap into your subscribers’ personal networks by sending them a video to share with their friends. There are several tools that allow you to create videos out of recycled content from your social media accounts.

Two-Way Text Messaging: Interacting with Your Mobile Subscribers in One-on-One Conversations

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Mobile Commons allows your organization to interact with individuals personally in one-to-one SMS conversations, eliminating the need for long recorded audio messages and bad publicity from social media posts.

Challenge Based Learning w’ Marco Torres

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Marco spoke about how the big challenge for the US in coming out of the financial crisis is to sove its problems in three areas: sustainability, health care, and education. So, without further ado, let me summarise his presentation (as tweeted): year9s number 1 problem is ’school is boring’ Marco T makes the point he’s not a computa T’er, he’s a social science T’er who sees the power of tech.

2010: A year in review

Steve Vosloo

I called the new offering Yoza Cellphone Stories , and assembled a freelance team to help me run it: top South African authors, an editor, graphic designer, moderators, and social media mavens. This is my “brag pack&# for 2010. Read the one for 2009. What I did.

Mobile Commons Makes a Big Splash at the Upland User Conference

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Lublin’s speech, titled “Saving Lives Through Technology,” explored the origins of and how text messaging helped them transform from a nonprofit focused on empowering social change to a nonprofit that uses text messaging to help young people nationwide.

Asking for Donations Online: 7 Proven Strategies

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Many potential donors who may want to help you might be unable to support you financially but don’t know how else they can help. Use Social Media to Promote Your Donation Form The donors that are using your online donation form likely have at least one social media profile.

Your Weekly Mobile News!

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SMS News OpenMarket Releases New Infographic Demonstrating Massive Opportunity for Financial Institutions to Engage with Target Consumers via SMS – 35-55 percent of people prefer to receive SMS alerts for bank activity compared to 27 percent of the general US population.

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From E-Learning To M-Learning | New Learning Playbook

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BBC's education service Janala has delivered 1m lessons in three months | Media |

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Aga Khan Development Network - AKDN Blog

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The underlying objectives of the Agency are to reduce poverty, diminish the vulnerability of poor populations and alleviate economic and social exclusion.

The Innovative Educator: Ideas for Enhancing Teaching and Learning with Cell Phones Even in Districts that Ban Them

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ramblings: Learning with ‘Appropriate’ Technology in Africa: PC Labs or Mobile Phones

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Financial constraints make this practice virtually essential but this has clearly been problematic for the development of ‘appropriate’ educational technologies anywhere in the world.

ACU's iPhone initiative: a year later

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There is a multi-dimensional appeal to the iPhone, and thats what these three and their compatriots hung their hopes on: its innately sexy, thanks in no small part to some great marketing by Apple, its extremely useful and, most importantly, it has the potential to become an integral part of students social lives. Bill explains that a "significant amount of their value has to do with their use as a social device, or as an entertainment device.

Mobile Learning;Lessons learnt from the eLearning Africa 2010 -

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In his presentation , he emphasized that the social and economic status of a community or the target should always be considered in the design of training , development of software and selection of technologies that are appropriate to deliver the training. The topics include : politics and society ;political participation ,economy and environment ; climate change ,health and social issues ; malaria , general knowledge ; African history.

Relevant Science: "Mobile Learning: Trends and Challenges"

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In a nutshell, students stated that they wanted to be connected beyond the school walls, have access to curriculum with real world applications, access to social networking technologies and utilize mobile devices (handheld devices).