Practical Insights on mLearning

10 Myths About Girls’ Empowerment and Mobile Learning

10 Myths About Girls’ Empowerment and Mobile Learning

Published on: Sep 09 2015 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on 10 Myths About Girls’ Empowerment and Mobile Learning
I had the chance to share some thoughts at UNESCO’s recent Mobile Learning Week. My presentation explored some myths about girls empowerment and mobile learning...
Reading on Mobile Phones? mLiteracy Opportunities and Challenges

Reading on Mobile Phones? mLiteracy Opportunities and Challenges

Published on: Apr 06 2015 by Steve Vosloo - 4 Comments
Recently, the Goethe Institute of Johannesburg hosted an mLiteracy Networking Meeting to examine the opportunities and challenges for mobiles to increase literacy...
mEducation First Step in Myanmar: Paving Cow Paths

mEducation First Step in Myanmar: Paving Cow Paths

Published on: Sep 05 2014 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
In the technology world, “paving cow paths” means automating a business process as it exists in the analog world, without analyzing whether or not that...
What Are the Knowns and Unknowns in m-Education?

What Are the Knowns and Unknowns in m-Education?

Published on: Nov 20 2013 by Mike Dawson - Comments Off on What Are the Knowns and Unknowns in m-Education?
It is the question that will not die and doesn’t evolve, as it should. Can technology improve learning outcomes? We have known for decades that certain things...
5 mEducation Lessons Learned in BridgeIT Tanzania

5 mEducation Lessons Learned in BridgeIT Tanzania

Published on: Aug 03 2012 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 5 mEducation Lessons Learned in BridgeIT Tanzania
I am Samuel Suraphel and I’ve found that the benefits of technology to enhance learning, particularly in underserved communities, have not always been...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for May 23 – June 5, 2012

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for May 23 – June 5, 2012

Published on: Jun 05 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for May 23 – June 5, 2012
eLearning Africa 2012: You’d have to be living under a rock not to have known about the eLearning conference last week. The 7th International Conference...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for May 9 – May 22, 2012

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for May 9 – May 22, 2012

Published on: May 22 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for May 9 – May 22, 2012
Agriculture and Food Security in Africa: After watching USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah on the PBS NewsHour discuss the goal of lifting 50 million Africans out...
Start mLearning initiatives outside the classroom

Start mLearning initiatives outside the classroom

Published on: Mar 19 2012 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Mobile phones may be amazing, ubiquitous, and a real platform to learn with. Yet, the mobile phone (like many ICTs) comes with associations that prevent it...
Are Mobile Phones and mLearning Failing in Education?

Are Mobile Phones and mLearning Failing in Education?

Published on: Dec 09 2011 by Steve Vosloo - 2 Comments
Recently, Tim Unwin was featured in the lengthy article, “Are mobiles failing the world of education?” The reporter noted that specialists are having...
Geuza: Build your Swahili vocabulary and fluency on a mobile phone

Geuza: Build your Swahili vocabulary and fluency on a mobile phone

Published on: May 27 2011 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Geuza: Build your Swahili vocabulary and fluency on a mobile phone
Geuza was a winner at the Samsung Kenya Apps Contest last year, and I can see why: its a hot language learning tool designed for mobile phones. A real Kenyan mLearning...