Archive for February, 2009

The Power of iTunes U

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 02|27|o  » 1 Comment

Research is starting to show that students who listen to lectures on podcasts are showing high retention rates. This finding was reported in ReadWriteWeb and was uncovered after conducting research involving a test sample and a control sample of students.
According to Dani McKinney, a psychologist at the State University of New York in […]

Mobile Learning: Will Millennials Lead The Way?

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 02|17|o  » 1 Comment

One of my recent posts entitled From e-Learning To m-Learning talked about the enormous potential for m-Learning. This topic was debated recently by a panel of experts including Chad Hurley, CEO of YouTube, and Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, at the World Economic Forum last month.
The current estimates for mobile phone penetration are impressive: […]

Social Media Adoption Soars

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 02|04|o  » 2 Comments

The results are in for the Pew Internet & American Life Project’s survey of 2,253 adults: validating what we have seen in the workplace, adoption of social media is soaring with one third (35%) of American adult internet users having created a profile on an online social network. This is four times as many as […]




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