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Learning on Demand (Anytime,Anywhere)

A software application that crowdsource (or pulls) learning from mulitple sources (e.g iTune,Youtube,SoundCloud,etc) based on interests.

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Imagine you are travelling to school or workplace, you could pull any podcast or video-clip using your smartphone based on your preferred interest and enjoys some light learning while you are on the go.

When you reached your destination, to prepare your physiology you could tune in to some mindfulness meditation ( or body scan). 

During your meal break, you could research on the food you choose to consume and be mindful of what you eat.

After school or work, you could track your own health based on wearable sensor and decide what type of exercise to enjoy.

To prepare for your foreseeable future, you could learn on the go at anytime and anywhere.

Who is your idea designed for and how does it reimagine higher education to support the needs of tomorrow?

For anyone who is schooling or working and prefers a flexible schedule for lifelong learning in all aspects of living.

This idea emerged from:

  • An OpenIDEO outpost or chapter
  • An individual

What skills, input or guidance from the OpenIDEO community would be most helpful in building out or refining your idea?

Anyone with technical skill to design and implement the software application for learning on demand or on the go.

What early, lightweight experiment might you try out in your own community to find out if the idea will meet your expectations?

Using Human Centered Design approach to understand the users' experience and real needs. Follow up on the lifelong learning initiative as follow: https://learnnow.sg/learningmodules/index.html

Tell us about your work experience:

Had completed Human Centered Design course using the Novo-Ed MOOC. Practices HCD in Empathy Circle, local +Acumen chapter 'Migrant Community' project and +Acumen Corp project.

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Great idea. It feels like a combination of Google Search, Wikipedia, Quora and Quizlet apps. Part of the value will be in the curation, accuracy and presentation of the content.

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