Archive for June, 2013

Friday, July 5th – 21st Century Skills Literacy in the Digital Age (Part 2)

This week’s topic is: 21st Century Skills: Literacy in the Digital Age

(Note: this is Part 2 of last week’s topic.  Unfortunately we had a technical glitch and lost signal, so we’ll re-do and finish this topic this week.)

Today’s school and business, educators and  leaders face a serious dilemma: Communities expect their graduates and their staff to be ready to thrive in the Digital Age, but the 21st century skills required for such success are not taught nor well defined. Those skills are not included in many learning facilities such as schools, colleges or universities.

Without 21st century skills, businesses are being prepared to succeed in yesterday’s world—not tomorrow’s.

Educational facilities such as schools, universities and colleges must do more to keep pace with rapid technology to ensure that students will be ready to thrive in today’s technological-based world.  Three significant things need to occur:

  • The public must acknowledge 21st century skills as essential to the education of today’s learner.
  • Schools must embrace new designs for learning based on emerging research about how people learn,
  • effective uses of technology, and 21st century skills in the context of rigorous academic content.

Is your business ready?  Let’s discuss this on Friday.  See you there!

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Friday, June 14th – More Reasons Why Regular and Mobile Websites Are Different

This week’s topic isn’t just the run of the mill “you need a mobile website so it looks right on a mobile browser” message – because we think you get that by now.

Do you know the answers to these questions…

  • What is the difference between downloading a PDF on a computer vs. on a mobile device?
  • What is a mobile visitor’s state of mind when they access your website, vs. a person viewing from their office, their laptop, or a kiosk?
  • How do you make a mobile viewer feel you’ve served their needs?
  • What needs to happen to bring your mobile visitor back to your webpage if they do not buy or take action with you the first time they visit?

How do you accommodate these issues to increase your mobile website conversions?

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