, March 3
-- With the advent of mobile learning technology and the
rising demand for virtual m-learning classroom applications, the
University Alliance Online, a global leader in interactive professional
education, continues to be on the cutting edge of technology.
students attending Villanova University, Tulane University, the University
of Notre Dame and the University of San
Francisco can take their online learning mobile thanks to the new
MP4 course lecture downloads for all online
to the "2010 Horizon Report" by the New Media Consortium (NMC), the
mobile market is booming. Over a billion new phones are produced each
year, and thousands of applications are available for virtually any
smart phone - with more entering the market each day.
people expect anytime, anywhere access to data and services that used to
be available only on a desktop," said Adrian
Marrullier, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
of University Alliance Online. "The portability of mobile devices and
their ability to store and play MP3 and MP4 files makes them ideal tools
for mobile learning."
currently utilizing the MP3 audio feature for Villanova's
online certificate programs are touting the added benefits of the new
downloadable MP4 video formats.
enjoy the online learning experience and especially the new MP4 video
download feature," said Dafe Ojaide, a business professional completing Villanova's Six
Sigma online Master Certificate program. "I am always on the go so
the ability to download my classes onto my iPod and Blackberry is
perfect for my busy schedule."
feature supports mobile learning by offering course lectures in video
formats. Students in the programs can simply select the online
certificate course files they want, download them to their
computers, and transfer the files to their iPods, iPhones, Blackberries,
Droids or other mobile devices.
University Alliance's state-of-the-art e-learning
system immerses students in a multimedia environment that allows
them to study at their convenience. The advantages of 100% online and
mobile learning include:
- Virtual Classroom - Two-way voice over IP,
instant messaging and shared virtual whiteboards allow students to
interact with fellow classmates and faculty in real time. It's just like
being in a real classroom, but this one is live on the Internet.
- Streaming Video Lectures - In addition to the MP3
and new MP4 media download features, participants can watch and learn
from industry professionals as they deliver lectures and course material
100% online via streaming video or on CD-ROM.
- Message Boards - Students can interact with
instructors and classmates on key topics and class assignments.
- Live Chat Rooms and Email - Being able to
collaborate and communicate with faculty and classmates makes online
more about all of the online certificate programs and universities
offering the new MP4 media download feature, visit http://www.universityalliance.com.
University Alliance Online
University Alliance (UA) facilitates the promotion and online delivery
of associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees as well as professional
certificate programs from the nation's leading traditional universities
and institutions. Powered by UA's technology and support services, its
university partners have surpassed 300,000 online enrollments - making
UA the largest facilitator of e-learning in the country. All University
Alliance partners are consistently rated among America's best
universities in national publications such as U.S. News & World
Report and BusinessWeek. University Alliance partners include
Villanova University, the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College
of Business, Tulane University's Freeman School of
Business, the University of San Francisco,
the University of South Florida, Florida Institute of Technology, The University of Scranton, Dominican
University and Jacksonville University.
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SOURCE University Alliance Online