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Using Text Messaging to Support Learners' Program Completion

Nudging to STEM Success, a joint initiative by Jobs for the Future and Persistence Plus, leverages behavioral science and mobile technology to increase community college completion, particularly for STEM students.

Concluding Mobile Tech in Low Wage Work Panel Discussion

Thank you all for joining us in this week's panel discussion on using mobile technology in low wage work.  Monday's webinar on the same topic will be posted in the LINCS YouTube Channel in the coming weeks.  We will send out a notice to the communities once it is available.

Day Three Discussion: A Mobile Tech Revolution in Low Wage Work

Welcome to our third and final day of this panel discussion on mobile technology in low-wage work. Today, we're discussing logistics of access and use of mobile technology in the workplace. Specifically, we hope to address:

 

  • Approaches and employer incentives to pay for digital literacy training for low-skill workers and, at times, purchases of tablets

  • Differentiating uses and benefits of working with different mobile devices (smartphones v. tablets, Chromebooks or laptops)

Day Two Discussion: A Mobile Tech Revolution in Low-Wage Work

Welcome back to day two of our panel discussion on mobile technology in low-wage work.  Today, we are going to discuss how, from an industry training perspective, mobile technology is, or can be, used to:
 
  • Improve business efficiencies and positively affect bottom line costs
  • Develop incremental digital literacy skills

Day One Discussion: A Mobile Tech Revolution in Low-Wage Work

Welcome to the first day of our three day panel discussion on mobile technology in low-wage work.  Following up on yesterday's information-filled webinar, we have a panel of leaders in mobile learning joining us to address your questions about using mobile technology to build adult learners' basic skills, and their capacity to use technology to become self-directed problem solvers in life, and the workplace. 
 
Our panelists include:
 
Alison Ascher Webber, Building Skills Partnership, Oakland, CA

Mobile pedagogy for English language teaching: a guide for teachers

Hi all,

Here is an interesting resource on using mobile technology in teaching English.  How are ESOL teachers using mobile devices with students?

Submitted by ellenpd on 11 February, 2015 - 11:03

Agnes Kukulska-Hulme, Lucy Norris and Jim Donohue

Welcome to first day of discussion on “How can technology transform adult education and current practice?”

Good morning and welcome to the first day of our discussion on How can technology transform adult education and current practice?”  

We are very lucky to have adult education and technology experts Art Graesser and David Rosen to facilitate a discussion aimed at answering this question in the LINCS Community’s Technology and Learning group.

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