Kitaboo College – Enabling Higher Education with Technology

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The requirements of a higher education institution such as a college or a university are quite different from that of a K-12 institution. Therefore, the education provided in colleges and universities must be at par with the requirements of the job market.

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

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Well, it’s 2019, and most of the schools and universities have already accepted digital textbooks as the future of education. And Lastly, Reduce Students’ Financial Burden. Are you still looking for reasons to create e-textbooks for students?

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

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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. Many Universities Already Text Their Students.

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

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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.

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

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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.

What You Can Do to Kick Off Your Summer Melt Prevention Program Right Now!

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It’s only February, but that doesn’t mean universities and colleges should wait to prepare and launch their summer melt prevention programs. Train the Enrollment and Financial Aid Teams to Respond in Real-Time.

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

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Francis Wilson asks Arthur Attwell (Book Dash), Jonathan Jansen (How to Fix South African Schools) and Nic Spaull (post-doc Education fellow at the University of Stellenbosch), what the implications are. Of those who matriculate, only 14% go to university. He believes that the one textbook policy is utter nonsense, a harmful form of reductionism that offers short terms financial gains to the Government.

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

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Here are a few great examples: Bowling Green State University uses live text-messaging chats to help answer questions from students and parents about the college admissions process, freshman orientation, financial aid, and other student concerns.

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

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With the help of text messaging, 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. Many Universities Already Text Their Students. Universities nationwide are embracing the mobile revolution. Minnesota State University uses texting to help students who are struggling academically.

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

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Aga Khan Development Network - AKDN Blog

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” Lessons learned from this experiment will contribute to AKU-IED, EA’s ongoing research in information and communication technologies (ICTs) in education, conducted in partnership with the universities of Calgary and Cambridge.

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

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Google Launches YouTube Edu April is Not Just Tax Season, It's Also Financial. For Most Teachers, No Is Universal Pre K a Waste of Money? Facebook Find: YouTube University – An Interestin.

Mobile Learning;Lessons learnt from the eLearning Africa 2010 - telecentre.org

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One specific reason for this debate and discussion is that we need much greater clarity about the perceived tension between those e-learning strategies based on near-universal ownership of mobile devices amongst potential learners on the one hand and those e-learning strategies based expensive large-scale installations of static institutional networked desktop computers on the other.

ACU's iPhone initiative: a year later

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A curriculum which incorporates the iPhone needs to be inclusive -- everyone has to have a device -- and materials and resources have to be universally accessible for a plan like this to work. The Duke hand-out did look like a publicity/recruitment gimmick initially but to their credit, Duke quickly followed the principles pioneered by Georgia College & State University (ipod,gcsu,edu) where educational objectives were the leading consideration.

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.

Mobile E-learning Publishing: iPad, iPhone, or Kindle – Which do iChoose?

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In relation to accountability, access becomes paramount—can those who lack financial means still find opportunities to read without having to pay? While it was enlightening to see Steve Jobs demonstrate what the iPad can do, I found it more interesting to see what the iPad cannot do.

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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Relevant Science: "Mobile Learning: Trends and Challenges"

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Grant writing helps.PTA/PTO parent groups providing financial support Tuesday March 23, 2010 2:18 Mark Hess 2:18 Mark Hess: E-rate as well.I skip to main | skip to sidebar Relevant Science Comments and links to reports on science, and its applications.