Conceptualising innovative mobile Learning Solutions for the Health Sector in Tanzania Arndt Bubenzer common sense – eLearning & training consultants Ltd. Dennis Mazali Muhimbili University, School of Hygiene, Dar es Salaam
mobile Learning by Storytelling / Community Level
Storytelling as an attractive format
Affective learning goals:
Change of Attitude
Experience of decision consequences
Relating to traditional learning cultures
Idependence from phone models
Suitable for illiterates
An oral storytelling approach for mobile learning Interactive decision mazes
Gold from Garbage An interactive Audio Soap Objective: understanding possibilities of waste separation, recycling, and recognizing the value of waste Content: Two household helps in an East African household discover the value of waste through separation and selling of recyclables www.common-sense.at/i-call or +2 25 420 360 2600
Application for the Health Sector All three levels allow wide access to target groups in need of environmental education and training. On the community level, I-Call can promote behaviour and attitude change, for example in the fields of hygiene, nutrition, or healthy practices and provide simple access to live councellors.
Application for the Health Sector On the Educator level, I-Call can provide information to midwives and traditional birth attendants on issues of clean delivery, risk factors, importance of visits to clinics and reminders through sms or scheduled phone reminders.
Application for the Health Sector On the Specialist Level, I-Call can support doctors in communication with midwifes, identifying those who are at risk and offering timely support to midwifes and other healthcare workers who are close to pregnant women.
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