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OppiaMobile Learning Platform - TelSpain Nov 2013

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OppiaMobile Learning Platform - TelSpain Nov 2013

  1. 1. OppiaMobile Learning Platform Alex Little http://digital-campus.org © 2013
  2. 2. Problem context ● ● ● Health workers in Ethiopia generally under-trained Existing training very text-heavy Little follow up on how the skills and knowledge learned are applied http://digital-campus.org © 2013
  3. 3. Our project ● ● ● ● Supplementing existing MoH approved upgrade training programme Giving health workers access to videos, quizzes and other activities via mobile devices 12-18 month follow up with continuous professional development activities to monitor application of skills/knowledge Funded by UKaid (DFID) http://digital-campus.org © 2013
  4. 4. Oppia Mobile ● ● ● ● ● ● Open Source mobile learning application Supports video, quizzes and other activities Works when completely offline – all activities stored on device Currently designed for Android, but can be extended to other platforms Designed to be subject agnostic – not specific to healthcare Supports multilingual content http://digital-campus.org © 2013
  5. 5. How it works ● ● ● ● Course content written in Moodle Exported to package that can be installed on mobile devices Activity tracking, quiz results, video views all submitted to server – trainers, supervisors etc can track student progress Students gain points and badges based on their usage and quiz scores (gamification) http://digital-campus.org © 2013
  6. 6. Customised versions ● ● ● All open source - can install your own server and create your own client app Use your own themes/logos for the client application Currently being implemented for Family Planning counsellors in Nigeria with project from Johns Hopkins Uni (US) http://digital-campus.org © 2013
  7. 7. Current work ● ● ● ● Core app already available Develop trainer/tutor monitoring tools Improved ease of use for customisation and packaging New activity types – to support problem based learning approaches http://digital-campus.org © 2013
  8. 8. Further info/links Get the app on Google Play Documentation/code links: http://oppia-mobile.org http://digital-campus.org © 2013
  9. 9. Thanks! Contact me at: alex@digital-campus.org http://digital-campus.org © 2013
  10. 10. Thanks! Contact me at: alex@digital-campus.org http://digital-campus.org © 2013

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