Raleigh, NC, August 03, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Starting in February 2011, GCFLearnFree.org launched the first of its mobile apps. In six short months, over 100,000 mobile applications have been downloaded, allowing people around the world access to free educational content through mobile applications.
Starting with a Vocabulary Dictionary Mobile app for iPhone, GCFLearnFree.org quickly added Tutorial apps for Word 2010, Excel 2010, and PowerPoint 2010, available on both iPhone and Android devices. A Word 2010 Tutorial app for the iPad is the most recent to join the family of mobile applications offered by the eLearning site.
The most popular mobile application is the Word 2010 Tutorial App for iPhone with 60,874 downloads. While the iPhone apps have outperformed the Android apps in total downloads, all eight applications have garnered high ratings and positive feedback.
To download GCF Mobile Apps, visit the Mobile Apps page at GCFLearnFree.org: http://www.GCFLearnFree.org/mobileapps
Current mobile applications are based on the popular tutorials found on the website and content available through GCF Mobile Apps continues to be made available through GCFLearnFree.org.
“We’re excited about reaching new learners through this medium and what this means about the future of education technology. As we move forward, we plan to develop mobile apps based on new tutorials as they are created, as well as explore the design of original content specifically with mobile app technology," states Matt Robinson, GCFLearnFree.org.
In the coming months, updated versions of current mobile apps will be introduced, as well additional mobile applications for the iPad.
GCFLearnFree.org has been a leading provider of online computer, technology and life skills training since 1999. GCFLearnFree.org® is supported by the Goodwill Community Foundation, Inc. (GCF®) whose mission is "to create and provide education, employment, and life enrichment opportunities for people who desire to improve the quality of their lives."
GCFLearnFree.org exists to serve the educational part of the GCF mission. The program creates and provides quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy, and math skills necessary for a person to be successful in both work and life. Over one million learners have taken advantage of GCFLearnFree.org through its various technology tutorials, vocabulary games, and math skills interactives.
GCFLearnFree.org, formerly GCF Global Learning®, is operated on behalf of GCF by Goodwill Industries of Eastern North Carolina, Inc. (GIENC).