CDE Briefing: Mobile app development

Following on from the Centre’s Mobile Apps and eReader Showcase in September we have prepared a briefing on apps and app development This guide is an introduction to tools for building “Apps”.  It covers what they are and key issues to consider when choosing an application development tool.  It was written by two CDE Fellows, … Continue reading

Teaching and Research Awards 2011

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Following a review of the high quality applications received, details of the latest round of the Teaching and Research Awards (TRAs) for 2011 funded by the CDE can be revealed.  Particular attention has been paid to proposals that have demonstrated transferability across programmes and support the strategic goals of the University of London International Programmes, and projects … Continue reading

Mobile phones for development (MOB4DEV): supporting veterinary training of distance learners in Tanzania

Niall Winters, London Knowledge Lab, Institute of Education TRA5 N Winters (Final Report) [pdf, 2.82mb]   SUMMARY: This report details the use of internet connected mobile phones for in-situ veterinary training on mobile epidemiology in Zanzibar. The study was undertaken with veterinarians and veterinarian assistants from the Department of Agriculture, Zanzibar and veterinary students from … Continue reading

Developing an educational model for delivery and support of postgraduate distance learning in Southern Africa that incorporates m-learning

  Jon Gregson, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex TRA1 J Gregson (Final Report) [pdf, 2.23kb]   SUMMARY: This project set out to explore how mobile learning could enhance the developing model of distance learning, used within the Centre for Development, Environment and Policy (CeDEP), SOAS.  CeDEP offers postgraduate distance learning courses focused on … Continue reading