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MOBILE COMMONS MobiHealthNews on Prost8Care: Text Messaging Can Aid Cancer Patients During Their Treatment
| FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2013
The article also quotes our CEO Jed Alpert regarding the critical need the campaign is fulfilling: “The goal of Prost8Care is to encourage patients and educate them, and facilitate productive conversations with their physicians throughout the course of their treatment. Over the past few years, Mobile Commons has launched several other mobile campaigns to aid people in their choices and treatments, including reminding young HIV+ patients to take their medication , helping those who are trying to quit smoking , and assisting teens with questions about sexual health.
MOBILE COMMONS Mobile Commons, Sanofi US, and the Prostate Cancer Foundation Partner to Improve Patient Understanding with the New PROST8CARE™ Text Messaging Program
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2013
PROST8CARE provides information—created by a board of oncologists and oncology nurses in partnership with PCF—to help patients and their caregivers understand their course of therapy. The goal of PROST8CARE is to encourage patients and educate them, and facilitate productive conversations with their physicians throughout the course of their treatment. Members include: Medical Oncologists. Alan J. Petrylak, MD, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY. Matthew R. NEW YORK, NEW YORK (PRWEB) February 05, 2013. About Mobile Commons. About Sanofi.
IGNATIA WEBS #mHealth projects and examples from David Metcalf
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2012
In the last years he has been involved in mobile health projects varying from nutrition to full-blown medical simulations. Mobile augmented reality for health launch 3D visual content so you can follow or learn a medical procedure And he launches a call to develop our common mobile talent pool we need more people entering the mLearning talent pool: developers, UCF mobile makers club, need for partnerships. David Metcalf has a longstanding expertise in mobile projects. In this recorded seminar he shares some of his expertise on mHealth.
IGNATIA WEBS Does #mobile learning really make a difference in this world?
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 2012
Devaji is a philosopher at heart and a medical doctor by profession. As such I am sure Devaji that if you set up mLearning courses, they will be empowering. At the same time radio transmissions offer a great, non-reading, durable way of getting knowledge (continued medical education) distributed to large crowds in a less expensive way, and radio is a mobile device. Years ago I met Devaji Patil in Bangalore, India and … I related to his spirit and wisdom. think this is due to lack of durable, educational vision. with rapidly changing technology. Does pedagogy change too ?
IGNATIA WEBS Learning Solutions #LScon: Stephanie Daul on gaming and eLearning
| FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012
wonderful game could be to get people into a contest at the beginning of a course. If you ask them to use some of the tools that will be used during the game, it allows them to get the basic digital skills that will be used during the course. If you play the game at the beginning of a learning experience, it is medically proven that the game will produce chemicals in your brain opening the minds for easier learning. Of course the setting can be different then the real environment, but the rules must be the same. keep a function for those loosing the game.
IGNATIA WEBS Looking for #online course tutor/developer in Belgium: send your resume and join the #eLearning team
| MONDAY, JULY 18, 2011
At ITM we are looking for an online course tutor and developer to tutor a course called eSCART and collaboratively built future online courses as well. The Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerpen, Belgium is looking for an online course tutor/developer to start working at the department of Clinical Sciences, in the Unit Infectious Diseases. Thee Unit Infectious Diseases is organizing di fferent courses some of which are developed as e-learning courses. position has opened for a course organizer to manage the interactions between all stakeholders.
IGNATIA WEBS How to have an impact and how to make the world a better place through innovative learning?
| FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2011
this simple motivational sentence was launched at the MobiMOOC course. The MobiMOOC course is in its fourth week and discussions and exchanges of ideas keep on going. This week’s facilitator of the course is David Metcalf from MetilLab in California, US. He offered a view on some of the latest mobile innovative edge projects ranging from sports to learn statistics, over free mobile medical applications, to aid relief and augmented reality. "Let's come up with ideas to relief some of the harsh situations people around the world are facing!",
MLEARNOPEDIA DELICIOUS | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2010 Workshop Recap: NERCOMP Mobile Learning in Higher Education « Digital Pedagog
Tufts Medical School puts critical pharmacology information in the hands of doctors in the remotest parts of the world through their TUSK system. digital pedagog Home About Subscribe Check out the Latest Articles: Workshop Recap: NERCOMP Mobile Learning in Higher Education Classroom Projector and the iPad, Can They Get Along? In the opening presentation by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, mLearning was broadly defined as any learning which takes place outside the classroom and away from a desktop computer. mLearning projects are just beginning to take off.
IGNATIA WEBS Big Question: How to use Text-to-Speech in eLearning and when
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2010
In the Big Question launched by Tony Karrer this month , he wonders how we use Text-to-Speech (TTS) in our courses? Tony Karer and Joel Harband (from Tuval software) got together and wrote up three posts on embedding Text-To-Speech in your eLearning courses. If you have not used TTS in your courses yet, have a look. If you have gone through these three posts, you really know how to embed TTS in your eLearning courses (e.g. But Tony's Big Question of this month is: when do you use TTS in your courses? So if anyone wants to listen to it, they can.
IGNATIA WEBS My top 10 learning tools
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
For the learning bonus: use it in a real time classroom or online course: it will allow you to immediately tailor your presentation, depending on the real-time feedback of your surveys. Learning bonus : sharing stories via pictures, sharing medical cases, Camtasia studio : great screen and live recording tool to create podcast's or other movies. Every year (since 2007), Jane Hart from the Center for Learning & Performance Technologies (or C4LPT ) is getting all of us on board to get our top 10 learning list together. Here is my daily newspaper: Ignatia Webs Daily.
MLEARNOPEDIA DELICIOUS | MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010 E-learning on Mobile Phones | MoSo Technology Blog
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IGNATIA WEBS Great free animation software and an off key eLearning tune
| MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2010
The human-to-human interactions might be of interest to psychology, sales, medical or other learning settings where human interactions can be illustrated as ‘best practice’ or completely ‘not done’ scripts (if you cut an artery, this is what happens.), adding examples to support the theoretical manuals already available in the courses. If you only have a limited budget, but you do have a need to build scenarios that show human-to-human communication, this might be a good software to use. Me, I want to learn it as a next step towards augmented learning. Really easy.
IGNATIA WEBS David Metcalf: mLearning theory mashups at mLearncon
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16, 2010
Allogy: mobiel course management system: cloud computing, cognitive spacing, social networking (scorm based: encrypting big text into small sendable message (cfr zipped) which unzippes in your phone. Combat Medic Card Games: mass casualty events for combat medics. Very intelligent man with charisma, with homepage. liveblog notes from the conference. Link to presentation (pdf, look from 7th slide). ISD, situated learning and context, mobile game learning.) mobile performance support Knowledge objectives: because you do not need learning objectives for some needs.
MLEARNOPEDIA DELICIOUS | SUNDAY, JUNE 6, 2010 mLearning Is the New Custom eLearning @ DigitalOvers.net
Of course, learners also love the flexibility m-learning provides. Now students can take custom e-learning courses right from laptops, iPhones, Blackberries, tablet PCs, and iPads, meaning they can take it with them. eLearning professionals must keep the limitations of screen size and keyboard accessibility in mind when creating new or reworking custom e-learning courses for mobile applications. Of course, they can also create all new custom m-learning materials as well. Comments Tags: Custom , eLearning , mLearning. Though technologyâ??s 0.860 seconds.
IGNATIA WEBS ADL workshop first day - rough notes
| FRIDAY, MAY 21, 2010
the main thing will not be courses, but it will be memory, re-access, real time feedback or update, intentional learning, the device should know who you are to give you the correct feedback, enhancement to learning, in the first level go with innovators and early adopters but also add nay sayers to keep a critical mind. José Cartas Orozco: bi-lingual mobile learning methods: a use case [link] user usuarioadl pass adl123456 check out the scorm with ilias and moodle medical application. The notes taken are mine and rough, so mistakes are more than probable. Robert Sottilare: U.S.
IGNATIA WEBS eLearning Africa: creativity and a lot of innovative eLearning
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 2010
There are of course North/South initiatives, but a lot of the initiatives are South/South eLearning projects that are build and implemented in Africa. Carlos Kiyan and Luis Fucay on " mLearning for Continuing Medical Education in Resource-Limited Settings. eLearning Africa 2010 eLearning Africa is a highlight in my conference year. The conference brings together people with innovative ideas that make a difference in Africa, but also in the global eLearning world. The workshop will allow the participants to get to teh core of the education versus technology dilemma.
IGNATIA WEBS (partially Dutch post) Mobile learning knowledge exchange with educational team of KATHO
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2010
It has fully online courses and they are now in the midst of envisioning the future of their educational approach. She and her colleagues offer online nurse courses, but they (and my medical colleagues) have a problem: how do you monitor and assess skills? KATHO is one of the leading Flemish higher education institutes. This educational institution has a fabulous extra: they have a complete cell of 'toegepaste informatica' enabling other cells and departments to form collaborations on eLearning projects. It was an honor to be invited to speak for this great institution.
IGNATIA WEBS The ethics of research in low resource areas
| MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2009
Focusing on a winning article by medical colleague Rafael Van den Bergh (PhD student at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp and VUB), I will focus on the ethical part of innovation for eLearning projects. While I was following a course on international issues in distance education at Athabasca University, the discussion on 'innovative projects' was already touched by a couple of students and Barbara Spronk who facilitated and moderated the course. It was an informal discussion that grew into one of the most interesting one's I had during the course.
IGNATIA WEBS Is your global eLearning2.0 content censored? You better take a look
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2009
This combination of factors can result in courses that are not always accessible to all. One of the key issues in HIV/AIDS is sexuality and as such the content of the delivered courses might be perceived as sexually explicit. If you deliver content with these keywords but in a medical platform, it is much easier to keep in touch with the relevance of those keywords to the content. But if you add social media to your courses as an added bonus or place for discussion, it might be much more difficult to keep the link between relevant content and those keywords clear for all.
IGNATIA WEBS Preparing for eLearning Africa conference in Dakar, Senegal
| THURSDAY, MAY 14, 2009
The project uses mobile devices (N95 and iPhone) to send mobile courses to medical workers in the field (in and around Lima). This year's eLearning Africa Conference will be held in Dakar, Senegal. It promises to be a great event with a lot of creative, empowering demonstrations and presentations. During the conference I will try to live blog ( some live blogging tips from others )/tweet as I am watching the different presentations, keynotes and workshops. will attend mostly mLearning topics. So join this session if you want to get active and learn effective evaluation.
MLEARNOPEDIA DELICIOUS | MONDAY, MAY 4, 2009 Erik Duval’s Weblog
Of course, by reducing friction in this way, we can really get the Snowflake Effect to work to its full effect: in many cases, we can anticipate what the learner or teacher will want and make it available at the relevant time. And, of course, I’d be interested in your views on mobile learning… Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments » History of CHI: we’re all SuperStars! And here’s a recommendation that I certainly struggle with, for instance in my studio-based CHI course : 10. Yes, the room was great (the view, the coffee, the fruit, …).
IGNATIA WEBS [from emapey] Ignatia Webs: My top ten tips for getting started with eLearning:
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2009
Try it for yourself and learn : if you have never developed an eLearning course: follow at least one full online course and if possible with a renowned institution or company. While following an online course, keep track of your thoughts, ideas and learning processes. This will come in handy once you start developing your own courses. Clearly indicate your learning objectives : learning objectives are at the core of the activities of your eLearning course. If you develop your own course, you will be able to keep it updated. would add to no.3:
IGNATIA WEBS Ignatia Webs: Big Question: get your innovative eLearning ideas out no matter what others think!
| FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 2009
is unsafe (“sorry we firewall it ) and inefficient in their eyes (“it is just a waste of time ); interactivity is reached by adding (multiple choice) quizzes and at best a discussion forum might be part of the eLearning course you are asked to develop because “that is proven to work throughout time – read: the past is safe, what has been done works. Paper on Continuing Medical Education through mob. Creativity can seem weird, unprofessional and irrelevant TO THEM, additionally anything2.0 They’re there to stop the other people.“
MLEARNOPEDIA DELICIOUS | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2009 The Mobile Learner
Doctors are using mobile devices to search for reference information or to prescribe medications. took two courses with him and wish I would have taken a third. The Mobile Learner About The Author Apple iPod Cell Phone Tools Mobile Apps PDA in Education Archives January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 My Twitter Tweets rdelorenzo: @betchaboy That's the spirit. am an Apple immigrant (I use a Mac at work but don't own one.yet).
MLEARNOPEDIA ON BLOGSPOT Mobile Learning Related News
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2009
A lot has been happening lately in the mobile learning arena. Some of the more important items are: The Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop has released what could become a very important report entitled “ pockets of potential: Using Mobile Technologies to Promote Children’s Learning.” Directed mainly at K-12, hopefully administrators will read this and take note. Some percent. Check out the press release here and the Executive Summary here. The International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM) has just published its latest issue at [link]. The You can read it at [link
IGNATIA WEBS Mobile ways to teach business and medical skills, plus a look at the changing face of e-learning…
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2008
1 - Mathew Constantine , IE Business School (0m.30s) talks about using mobile phones to deliver market simulations and learning nuggets to students on business courses. During the last Online Educa Berlin, podcasts were recorded all through the conference. In one of them you can hear a bit of what we (= the eLearning team) does at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium. But what is really interesting to hear is the podcast part of Michael Wesch. This is the link to the mp3-version (19 min in total). For the complete podcast with time, click here.
IGNATIA WEBS eSCART2008: an online course for low resource settings - the final report
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2008
Today I proudly post our (= ITM's) final report on the pilot course of our newly build full online course: eSCART2008. did write about the subject while the course was under construction, in that post I focused on the pre-survey we gave the learners. In a couple of weeks ITM starts another eLearning course for health care workers in the field specializing in ART (AntiRetroviral Therapy). The response for this course was overwhelming and we were booked immediately. To offer an eLearning course is very work intense.
IGNATIA WEBS spread the word: Telemedicine/eHealth Training Workshop at the Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp - Belgium
| THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2008
Than this might be what you are looking for (The registration fee is 750 â‚¬ which covers tuition, all course materials and accommodation but not living expenses). Fixed and wireless telecommunication networks Tele-education, distance learning: tools, courses Still-images versus on-line tools; low cost videoconferencing systems for medical application Developing a framework for evaluation Funding opportunities and partnerships (e.g., Looking for a one week workshop that covers the basics for setting up a telemedicine website in low-resource settings ? Deadline 28 July 2008.
IGNATIA WEBS Electronic Health Care/Medical libraries: a student instrument created with Articulate Engage
| THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2008
This list of Electronic Health Care/Medical Libraries on the Internet was inserted into Articulate Engage by Carlos Kiyan and is almost 13MB. It allows you to insert different media, which of-course increases or decreases the volume of the generated swf. This list of medical libraries was made to make it easier for the students to find relevant medical resources. This list is used in our online course of eSCART (Short Course in AntiRetroviral Therapy) which is currently successfully being taken by a group of international students.
IGNATIA WEBS Why newbieâ€™s doubt jumping into eLearning - INASâ€™ biggest concerns
| FRIDAY, MAY 30, 2008
choose to start from the concerns people in INAS had to build an informal presentation build on Q&A and nourished with examples from medical courses and methods we have build at ITM which were running on my computer. By running the examples on my computer without having to connect I could assure the participants that sending a CDRom with the courses on them would be an option for low connected areas. Are learning results the same for face-2-face courses and TELearning courses? If the remote areas would have access to a computer with CDRom, that is.
IGNATIA WEBS INAS, Rabat, Morocco â€“ starting an eLearning project â€“ the basics
| FRIDAY, MAY 30, 2008
They need to reach out to 45000 health care workers of different levels (medical doctors, nurses, health care workers, trainers in the different clinicsâ€¦) and they only have limited resources. INAS did a survey amongst their learners to see whether their learners were eager to start eLearning courses and they were. Some autonomy would be needed so the system administrator can get all the students logged in and organize all the courses. ITM has a lot of South partners with whom we have what we call institutional collaborations. I am the wrinkly dressed one
IGNATIA WEBS my journey into social media and why I became an evangelist
| THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2008
Providing e-courses to post-graduate medical students in the field (= international and in low resource areas working on tropical diseases). At this point I got a new job which was starting up an eLearning course and building a future strategy for learning. Social media is of course all about commenting and collaborating. Karyn Romeis is working on a dissertation exploring the impact of the use of social media on the professional practice of learning professionals. Karyn would like to know your story as well, so add to her blogpost. This was a closed blog (shy).
IGNATIA WEBS starting a medical eLearning course for low resource settings: the Entry Questionnaire
| MONDAY, MAY 19, 2008
In a couple of weeks ITM starts another eLearning course for health care workers in the field specializing in ART (AntiRetroviral Therapy). The response for this course was overwhelming and we were booked immediately. We redesigned the face-2-face course so it meets eLearning Quality standards. The coordinator of this medical eLearning course (and main tutor) is Verena Renggli who will have a heavy task in front of her. It will provide us with some background information which we need for the ongoing optimizing of this course. Please take 10 min.
IGNATIA WEBS Telemedicine: courses and information on a new initiative
| MONDAY, MAY 5, 2008
At this moment RAFT is a French forum focusing on Telemedicine and courses build to access in low resource settings. RAFT has weekly medical courses open to all, with a real gift for medicine. They have been providing free medical courses from as early as 2003. At ITM we have a telemedicine website which focuses on HIV/AIDS medical care and it is growing through the roof. In the near future ITM will be involved in a cooperation with the soon-to-be-build English RAFT.
MLEARNING WORLD Newswire / Press Release: Atlantic Link Launches Rapid e-Learning for the Sony PSP - Education/e-Learning/Training - Atlantic Link | NewswireToday
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 2008
The software now allows courses to be designed specifically for the Sony PSP Slim & Lite. The courses can be deployed locally (from the Memory Stick Duo) or from the Internet, giving users a true mobile learning experience. Mike Alcock explains, "The traditional problem with courses on the PSP is that they’ve never been designed for the smaller screen and are often shrunken versions of courses designed for viewing on PC screens. Quizzes, games, activities, audio, video and Flash animations are all supported, giving users the richest possible course experience."
IGNATIA WEBS AG08 session Mobile Learning Today and Tomorrow by Judy Brown
| TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2008
Mentions 'new mother' courses in health management in developing countries. Mentions CME (continued medical education) in developing countries. (For the live blogging info look below the AG08 synopsis) The breakfast byte with Judy was already very motivating, so I am getting high hopes (she did mention she would speedtalk and speeddeliver knowledge. well, I am ready!) The presentation of Judy Brown Blog Judy Brown (AG08 synopsis) If not already doing so, learners will be requesting mobile capabilities for learning. Or you just don't see the need? mobi (developed in 3 hours!!)
IGNATIA WEBS Questions about informal learning and the need for a global brain
| FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2008
While this statement had students in mind, in this day and age it is pivotal to every learner and of course every knowledge worker. Most of the courses at ITM are courses that stimulate peer-to-peer revision and participation. Some of the courses are built from a student demand upwards and communication is stimulated so a collaborative intelligence can emerge. The students however sometimes ask for manuals, they insist on downloading them, even if they now that the medical field is an ever changing field of knowledge. And while Web2.0 Norman.
IGNATIA WEBS Open Educational Resources Declaration and info
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2007
There are a lot of OER out there, just to list a few: OER commons ; the European initiative SELF the olcos project ; The MIT open courseware which I like a lot :-) a great open source resource for software engineeering: AVOIR ; A great and more international initiative is RAFT , a Swiss initiative that provides distance continual medical education courses from French speaking developing countries to whoever wants to follow them. They also have a blog that keeps everyone updated on coming courses. It is a really huge initiative that has been growing since 2003.
IGNATIA WEBS lectures in mobile devices and eLearning content: constructivist method
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2007
The audience were ten medical doctors who want to start a telemedicine website/project in low resource settings. Because of the constructivistic method we had some space to make the course up as we went along, based on the immediate feedback of the learners. This day was filled with lectures that I had to give. In the morning I gave a joined lecture on mobile learning and structuring eLearning content. Most of them have a Local Area Network in which they can distribute learning materials or surveys etcetera. the lecture was based on a constructivist method. did as well.
MLEARNING WORLD mLearning-World.com: Save $$ Using iPods Instead of Binders- by Jenna Sweeney
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2006
It was relatively easy to convince the client to try podcasting because prior to this year we had been distributing our course materials in a big black binder that included hard copy lecture notes and DVD videos of the learning materials. Skyscape and Alltel Offer Medical mLearning Soluti. Here is a snip from her article. was particularly struck by something in the article that related directly to corporate training. Someone he interviewed had "been working on an innovation program for a global financial services firm for the past six years. Your call.)" All great information!
MLEARNING WORLD mLearning-World.com: 20 Ideas: Getting students to use their mobile phones as learning tools- by Doug Belshaw
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2006
Eleven years later, of course, my mobile phone has a processor at least three times as fast as that. Skyscape and Alltel Offer Medical mLearning Soluti. One thing you can almost guarantee is that pretty much every student you come across will have a mobile phone. In my school they’re not even supposed to be in school but - as you can imagine - they are used surreptitiously in between lessons. In what follows I’m going to try to outline a few ways in which we can use the technology students already have to motivate them, make life easier, and enhance their learning!
MLEARNING WORLD mLearning-World.com: Why mLearning is Cheap- by Leonard Low
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2006
It depends on the m-learning approach being used, of course… but there are a number of factors that make m-learning potentially quite affordable for both institutions and learners. Skyscape and Alltel Offer Medical mLearning Soluti. skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, September 29, 2006 Why mLearning is Cheap- by Leonard Low With opinions like this, it is often surprising that mLearning hasnt caught on more: Why M-Learning Is Cheap. mobile phone handset, or PDA) or the cost of connectivity (e.g.
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