The Australian and New Zealand librarians have teamed up to make it possible through the 23 mobile things course by Jan Holmquist.
|ANZ 23 Mobile Things|
The best news! You don't have to be from Australia or New Zealand to take part in this initiative.
You can sign up from anywhere in the world!
It is also a free course!
They are starting this week with introductions and with a quick survey to measure what is being learnt.
It is also never too late to start participating in this course.
All that is needed is to sign up with a name, email and country. As easy as that.
You can also follow the course on your computer or laptop.
The course will run from May to November 2013, and each week will cover a mobile Thing to master as set out in the original 23 Mobile Things blog
23 Mobile Things
- Taking a photo with a mobile device: Instagram / Flickr app / Snapchat
- eMail on the move
- Maps and checking in
- Photos + Maps + Apps: Historypin / What was there / Sepia Town
- Video: YouTube and screencasts
- Communicate: Skype / Google Hangout
- QR codes
- Social reading: RSS / Flipboard / Feedly / Goodreads / Pocket
- Augmented reality: Layar
- Games: Angry Birds / Wordfeud
- Online identity: FaceBook and LinkedIn
- Curating: Pinterest / Scoop.it / Tumblr
- Adobe ID
- eBooks and eBook apps: Project Gutenberg / Kindle / Overdrive / Bluefire / Kobo, etc.
- Evernote and Zotero
- Productivity tools: Doodle / Remember the Milk / Hackpad / any.do / 30/30
- File sharing: Dropbox
- Music: last.fm / Spotify
- Voice interaction and recording
- eResources vendor apps
- Digital storytelling
Your most pressing questions about the course are addressed here: FAQ.
The timetable is available: Timetable
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(Graphic: Courtesy Micosoft Clip Art: "Mobile")
Blog post by Karen du Toit, Archivist in the SABC Radio Archives, who will be taking part from South Africa.