Agreed - I thought that when I first came across your videos about FLSMS:Learn - the choose your own adventure would fit perfectly and I can see how a few other things would too. :-)
I'm pretty tied up until May now, but it would be…"
"Phil, this is very cool!
And it would mesh well w/some of my work in developing clinical decision-making skills in healthcare providers. I'm actually leading a small team developing a paper-based "choose your own adventure"-style…"
Here's a poster describing the project
Disaster Sim Poster
and here's a presentation at a Blackboard Users conference this time last year:
Hope that gives a better idea?
"Hello, Phil :) Sounds like you're working on some stuff that's similar to what I've been doing lately.
From an instructional design perspective and performance support perspective, you might be interested in reading something I…"
To some extent it depends on who you want to reach, and how, in addition to SMS, you are reaching them. The poorest of the poor rarely have any airtime, they may keep a phone so that they can be called and so that they can…"
"Thanks for your response Isaac,
Sounds like you're just the guy I need to speak to!
I'm curious about the reimbursement issue - if we were able to setup a community based education initiative (health and agriculture) that helped people…"
I've worked extensively with FrontlineSMS:Medic (http://medic.frontlinesms.com) throughout Malawi and can offer feedback on the local context. You are on the right track with SMS and/or voice services - they are available broadly…"
"Thanks Scott, the MTC txt plan sounds great - I hope there's something similar in Malawi - I've been particularly concerned as to whether the end users would find the high volume txting that might be part of an interactive educational tool…"
I've just been working in the Caprivi Strip in northeast Namibia for 18 months, where I introduced FLSMS to communicate between teachers, principals, and the regional education office. I can't speak to the particular community…"
Hi Everyone,I'm looking for opinions and advice.I'm a learning technologist at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland and I've been asked for some advice by some colleagues in medicine, but while I know a bit about education and technology, I know next to nothing about the infrastructure or culture of places like Malawi (and it's not just Malawi) where they wish to use the technology. :-/Basically, as I understand it, they wish to improve local understanding of various preventable/curable…See More
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I'm a learning technologist, currently doing a PhD in technology enhanced learning. In my previous job I developed an SMS based simulation tool for our Geography department's Applied Geomorphology course see presentation on slideshare http://www.slideshare.net/pmarston