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Five Traits of Low-literacy Technology Users – Your Weekend Long Reads

Five Traits of Low-literacy Technology Users – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Jan 20 2018 by Steve Vosloo - 5 Comments
We know that the first step to good human-centered design is understanding your user. IDEO calls this having an empathy mindset, the “capacity to step into...
Augmenting Education with Artificial Intelligence – Your Weekend Long Reads

Augmenting Education with Artificial Intelligence – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Jan 13 2018 by Steve Vosloo - 1 Comment
Building on the theme of artificial intelligence for international development, this weekend we’ll look at the role of AI to improve educational outcomes...
10 Key Takeways from UNESCO Supporting Teachers with Mobile Technology Report

10 Key Takeways from UNESCO Supporting Teachers with Mobile Technology Report

Published on: Dec 18 2017 by Steve Vosloo - Comments Off on 10 Key Takeways from UNESCO Supporting Teachers with Mobile Technology Report
UNESCO recently released the Supporting teachers with mobile technology report, which draws lessons from UNESCO projects implemented in Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan...
Refugee Education – Your Weekend Long Reads

Refugee Education – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Nov 24 2017 by Steve Vosloo - Comments Off on Refugee Education – Your Weekend Long Reads
The surge in global refugees has had devastating effects on the education of affected children. Only 61% of refugee children have access to primary education, and...
Personalized Learning – Your Weekend Long Reads

Personalized Learning – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Nov 18 2017 by Steve Vosloo - Comments Off on Personalized Learning – Your Weekend Long Reads
The promise of digitally-enabled personalized learning dates back to the 1960s. As with many early predictions, it took decades before the potential began to be...
The Top Books Read by Youth on Mobile Devices

The Top Books Read by Youth on Mobile Devices

Published on: Mar 06 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on The Top Books Read by Youth on Mobile Devices
At Worldreader, we love using data to help our readers find books they not only want to open but love to read. That’s why this year, when thinking about our...
Profile Your Digital Literacy Solution with UNESCO

Profile Your Digital Literacy Solution with UNESCO

Published on: Feb 01 2017 by Steve Vosloo - Comments Off on Profile Your Digital Literacy Solution with UNESCO
Do you have an innovative digital solution that focuses on, or is applicable to, serving low-skilled, low-literate youth and adults, or those who cannot read or...
Introducing the Mobile Information Literacy Curriculum

Introducing the Mobile Information Literacy Curriculum

Published on: Jan 04 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Introducing the Mobile Information Literacy Curriculum
As millions of people come online across the globe through mobile devices, mobile information literacy is vital for those who have leapfrogged from traditional...
3 Things We Can Learn From Porn, Sports, and Soap Operas

3 Things We Can Learn From Porn, Sports, and Soap Operas

Published on: Dec 08 2016 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
Did you ever worry about the lack of porn in cybercafés? Or work on increasing World Cup viewership? What about a TV drama dissemination program? I thought not....
Pop Quiz: What Is the Difference Between mHealth, mEducation, and mAgriculture?

Pop Quiz: What Is the Difference Between mHealth, mEducation, and mAgriculture?

Published on: Nov 10 2016 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
I do hate sectoritis – the innate desire of development actors to isolate into health, education, agriculture, civil society, and all the other sector silos...