LIVES (Learning Through Interactive Voice Educational System)
First UNESCO Mobile Learning Week, 12-16 December 2011, LIVES (Learning Through Interactive Voice Educational System), Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // Mobile technology is having a revolutionary impact in the developing world. Today I introduce LIVES, which is a collaborative project of the Commonwealth of Learning and the University of British Columbia (UBC). Its aim is to improve the lives and the livelihoods of rural people by helping them learn their way to greater prosperity. // LIVES is an acronym for Learning through Interactive Voice Educational System. Computer scientists at UBC have joined a mobile phone network to a learning management system.
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Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2011-12-12)A video presented at the First UNESCO Mobile Learning Week (12-16 December 2011), held in Paris, France by Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning. Duration: 3:25 // Resource contains link to video as well as a transcript ...
Vuong, Son T; Schroeder, Jonatan; Alam, Md. Shafiqul; Chan, David (2010-11)In this paper, we describe the technological aspects of LIVES and its impact on the marginalized communities. This system, based on Asterisk (Digium 2009), an open-source telephony software, can be used to distribute ...
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