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6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design

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have two iPads, two iPhones, a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10″, a Nexus 7, a Moto X, an old Motorola Xoom, three Kindles, a touch-enabled Windows 8 laptop, two Apple MacBook Pro laptops, an iMac and a Windows 8 PC. So what does this have to do with Learning Design? In other words, simply designing e-Learning for a desktop computer is no longer a viable option! The Web. No No Apps.

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Apple Proves Mobile makes the Desktop better: A lesson for us in mLearning and eLearning

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I think it’s fascinating that Apple is bringing Mobile features such as notification and Dictation to the Mac. Like millions of people around the world, I too was glued to my computer on June 11 2012, following closely every news announcement Apple shared at their annual WWDC event. have been observing that Apple has slowly been borrowing features from the iPhone and iPad (i.e.

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Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

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Amazing statistic and one that bodes well for all of us in Learning Design, who want to seize the huge potential mobile ubiquity represent for our Industry. This report got me thinking about what this mobile future means to our Learning Industry, and I concluded that as Learning Designers, we basically have 3 choices regarding the need to mobilize learning: Do Nothing. Conclusion.

eLearning is dead! Multi-screen learning is the next big thing.

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As illustrated in the image above, this mantra is one of the key drivers behind some of the most powerful companies in the world, namely Apple, Google, and Microsoft. believe it’s critical for us to embrace this way of thinking when Designing mobile learning for multiple screens. The days of designing eLearning for the stationary desktop computer are long gone.

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New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions

New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Prob- lems and 7 Solutions Mobile Learning is Here to Stay With the introduction of the Apple iPhone and iPad, a mobile computing revolution. In the mobile learning world, however, Apple. Apple is arguably the innovation leader in the. solution because it won’t work on Apple. Apple iOS, Google Android, etc.) began. issues.

8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning

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In 2012 Apple announced the iPhone 5, two new iPads and the new iPad mini; Google unveiled their first tablet, the nexus 7 and later the 10″ version; Amazon gave us three Kindle Fire HD tablets. Here’s another statistic that bodes well for mobile, Apple sold more iPads in Q4 2011 than any individual PC manufacturer sold PCs. We need to design for this truth.

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M-Learning: Google vs Apple as Web Apps square off against Native Apps

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Google and Apple appear to have different outlooks on mobile application development, and those differences will certainly have an impact on how we consume mobile content. Apple is very strong in the native app market, where it’s App Store is a marketplace for all sorts of applications. But both companies overlap in certain places. Ultimately, it comes down to money.

Google’s Android Training Initiative – Will it boost mLearning?

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This is a move in the right direction by Google, especially since many Smartphone users perceive Android apps to be inferior to Apple’s iOS. Designing for multiple screens. 2. Designing effective navigation. These classes are designed to demonstrate best practices for solving common Android development problems. As of now the program has 11 basic classes. 1.

iPad Apps for Visual Creativity


There’s a pretty decent post over at the AppStorm blog, which has posted its reviews for the “ 30 Essential iPad Apps for Designers and Creatives “ Adobe Ideas 1.0 The apps described in this article are great for designing charts, diagrams, graphics, illustrations, images… and more.  for iPad (a free app on the iTunes Store).

eLearning On Tablets: What, Why & How?

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Related Posts: Designing eLearning For iPads (LT 2013 – Slide Deck) How To mEnable Your eLearning eLearning on iPads – 10 Bright Ideas Mobile Learning: The Future of Workplace Learning (CLO… iOS 7 Prepares The Ground For Apple’s Hybrid Tablets. Last week, at the Learning Technologies Summer Forum in London, I spoke on “eLearning on Tablets: What, Why & How?” ” to an audience of roughly 70 people. That, I think, is a very decent number and reconfirms the growing interest in this area. Mobile Learning eLearning On Tablets Tablet Learning

Apple 45 Apple and Cingular Team Up on new iPod Phone

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * * mLearning World Live Sunday, January 07, 2007 Apple and Cingular Team Up on new iPod Phone Leaked tonite for tomorrows Wall Street Journal. One of Apples big announcements tomorrow will be the partnership with Cingular to market a iPod phone. While I love Apple, I hate Cingular. Training.

Apple Mobile Learning Roadshow


I attended the Apple Mobile Learning Roadshow last week, held at Sydney’s Maritime Museum; and I know other M-Learning bloggers will be interested to hear about this event.  It was attended by well over 150 people, and a glance over the name badges indicated that most attendees were from the higher education sector.  Authored by Leonard Low. Hosted by Edublogs.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

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You can use its authoring features and pre-designed layouts, themes and templates to create engaging and interactive content for tablet devices or smart phones. 6. This is a free eBook authoring application by Apple for iPad. You can create textbooks using pre-designed templates featuring a wide variety of page layouts. So here’s a few – 15 actually! Adobe Edge Animate.

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Native Apps vs. Mobile Web: Pros and Cons [infographic]

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Recently a number of companies have come out with tools, that enable us to create these cool graphics with little knowlege of design, my favorite is  [link]. I’m becoming a huge fan of infographics, they are everywhere. Infographics provide an aesthetically-pleasing way of presenting complex information quickly, clearly and cleanly. What do you think? Infographicby MDG Advertising.

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Steve Wozniak Streams Live Tonight

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Catch Apple’s co-founder, Steve Wozniak, tonight from Abilene Christian University’s Connected Summit. In 1976, Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Computer Inc. with Wozniak’s Apple I personal computer. … The Apple II was integral in launching the personal computer industry. Connected Summit, 2011). via  Keynote Speakers | Connected Summit 2011.

Spectrum > Mobile Learning, Libraries, And Technologies: Merck Manuals > Apple iPhone / iPod Touch Apps

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Saturday, May 29, 2010 Merck Manuals > Apple iPhone / iPod Touch Apps The Merck Manual - Home Edition The app provides quick and easy access to the Home Edition’s comprehensive and understandable medical information. It’s a “must-have&# resource that puts the trusted medical reference at your fingertips. Thanks To liangbuqing For The Tweet !!! Just Sent You."

Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

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Apple Education. Tags: Learning Technology Mobile Learning Design Mobile Technology I’ve spent an inordinately long time writing a whitepaper on mobile learning trying to expound our thoughts about it and how it might be used in the workplace. I’ve been doing some research around it and I’ve documented some of the better links I’ve come across. Again, as with the links I posted about Games and Simulation, these aren’t categorized in any way nor does the order assume any significance. If you’re considering mobile learning in any shape or form, I’d suggest you give these a browse.

6 design principles of the 21st century school

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Head over to HERE (info via Apple) to read the WHY’s behind each of the categories. Came across this today and had to share. Its an overview of what a 21st century school should look like, and I like it because rather than just being theory or ideas, its very grounded in the practicalities. Authored by jnxyz. Hosted by Edublogs.

These Stats Bode well for Mobile Learning

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believe we are getting very close to a ‘mobile-first’ approach to developing content and I can’t wait to see we can come up as a community when it comes to mobile learning design. Having said that, here are three very compelling stats that all bode well for mobile learning: Apple recently announced that they had sold 15.4 Apple sold 15.4 million iPads.

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The New Adobe Creative Suite (CS6) is a Sign of the Mobile Times

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It is also worth pointing out that this launch in some way marks the reinvention of Adobe as a company after the whole Apple vs. Adobe Flash debacle. There’s so much to like about what’s new in CS6, but to me what stands out the most is everything Adobe did around designing for mobile. All truly great examples of a Post-PC era. Send to Kindle. eLearning Mobile Learning featured

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Do Learners on Mobile really know what they want in mLearning?

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really liked the tweet and immediately ReTweeted it: Ask how your audience is using mobile devices, then design for them ~ Lasher #mLearnCon — Jay Lambert (@LambertJay) June 21, 2012. My point is that all of us in Learning Design, who are starting to design for multiple screens, need to be asking the right questions and the one question in the tweet above is a great question to ask. One of my favorite lessons from Steve Jobs was that Apple didn’t do much in the way of Focus Groups in order to figure out what their next products would be. What are your thoughts?

Why I disagree with Mark Zuckerberg who claims the iPad isn’t mobile [Poll]

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There are many ways of interpreting what Mark said and what he really meant by it, was he kidding about it, was it his way of dissing Apple or did he actually believe the iPad was just like a PC and not really a mobile device, and thus serving iPad Facebook users the same desktop version of would suffice? This is where I disagree. Send to Kindle.

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Every year at this time, Apple has used the opening of its World Wide Developers Conference to preview what the next version of the iPhone and iPad operating system will bring. mlearn accessibility Apple iOS iPad iPhone Siri updateWhat will be in iOS6 for educators? Accessibility – Guided Access mode. May also help those students who ‘multi-task’ a bit too much. Siri for iPad 3.

The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]

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believe Camtasia makes it extremelly easy to add just the right amount of hotspots and quizzes to videos within context, and this is one of the reason why I believe Camtasia 8 is a must-have tool for learning design, especially because I truly believe the future of learning design calls for all of us to hit the soft reset button and embrace simplicity. Video and the Flipped Classroom.

Back from a year-long Sabbatical from Tech: 9 Things I’m excited about

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Mobile Learning in General – The Mobile revolution waits for no one and much has evolved in the past few months, Apple has bigger phones, that once again challenge everything we knew about designing for 4.7″ ″ screens, the onslaught of new Android phones continue and we need to constantly adjust how we address all of these new mobile devices in our learning design.

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Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

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Since its launch, back in April 2010, Apple has sold more than 100 million iPads – a mind boggling quantity unmatched and way ahead of any other device manufacturer. This will mean a whole new way of designing, developing and delivering materials, information and learning for iPads or tablets which we all will need to move very quickly towards. Watch this amazing video.

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The iPad and its impact on m-learning.


And a large proportion of his work was in pursuit of a computing device to support learning – he is indisputably the first person to research and develop digital m-learning, and was involved with much of the design of the OLPC. Mobile Products alan kay apple ipad jef raskin olpc prediction tablet

10 mLearning Lessons I Learned from reading Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski [Book Review]

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We can argue when this whole mobile revolution started and while I realize that before the iPhone existed, there were certainly a kind of ‘smartphones’ available, I would argue that it wasn’t until 2007 when Apple announced the first iPhone and later the App Store, that we actually began to see the potential and impact mobile would have on our generation. Amazing right? Instructional Design Journals and Submission Guidelines

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * * mLearning World Live Friday, August 11, 2006 Instructional Design Journals and Submission Guidelines List of Instructional Design Journals and Submission Guidelines. Thanks to Scott Adams blog for these links. From mLearnopedia: April - June Hot List: Mobile L. Use your iPod/iTouch/iPhone to. Training.

Happy 12th Birthday iPod! [The Beginning of the Mobile Revolution]

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Apple iPod vs. Diamond Rio MP3 Player. Twelve years ago yesterday, Steve Jobs and Apple introduced the first iPod using the amazing tagline: 1,000 songs in your pocket. Want to Learn How to Design Mobile Learning (mLearning)? My 6-hr Online Workshop – Transitioning from e-Learning to m-Learning Design Training  – will show you how. Happy 12th Birthday iPod!

iPod 23 The Tao of Design

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * * mLearning World Live Monday, January 08, 2007 The Tao of Design The Learning Circuits Blog: once again challenges us with a Big Question Quality vs. Speed What are the trade offs between quality learning programs and rapid e-learning and how do you decide? How much time are you spending on the raw development?

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

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You may have noticed already – mobile platforms (or operating systems) are jostling for larger share of the pie with Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android together ruling the market as of now. Also, when delivering something designed for learning on mobile devices keep the context in mind: How much time will they be able to spare when accessing a particular site/app? Ask yourself -.

So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?

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Naturally, Apple have their own – the iBook Author, an eBook authoring application. Buyer, Beware ”, – Any authoring tool and any output is only good if it serves your design, which serves the learning/business need. Flawless publishing to HTML5 doesn’t do you any good if the tool isn’t capable of creating – and publishing – the interactivity you’ve designed.

University of Adelaide’s Faculty of Science going Mobile


Applications Pedagogy Tablet apple australia education ict ipad learning m-learning mlearning mobile pedagogy teaching university of adelaideFrom next year, the University of Adelaide’s Faculty of Science will be moving towards mobile delivery, with all first-year students provided with iPads , and textbooks replaced by digital materials.  Aaargh. More Info from Kevins Session, Award Winning Instructional Design

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► 07/04 - 07/11 (3) eLearning Kindle eBook From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning: Speak U. From mLearnopedia: April - June Hot List: Mobile L. ► 06/27 - 07/04 (2) Mobile Learning: A 4th Reading List Ignatia Webs: What to take into account when chosi. ► 06/20 - 06/27 (1) mLearnCon 2010: Dr. Mimi Ito – What the User Wants. ► 11/16 - 11/23 (1) Forget the laptop? Friday- Luminary eSeminar Series: A New View of eLearning Design: Reforming the Perpetrators of Bad Behavior

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Allen, Ph.D., CEO, Allen Interactions Inc.Borrowing from the psychology of behavioral change, we will talk about the kinds of learning events that can change behaviors. We will also look to change management techniques for guidance on developing highly successful performance improvement campaigns. Posted by Matthew Nehrling at 8:33 AM 1 comments: Anonymoussaid. Use your iPod/iTouch/iPhone to.

Why Windows 8 and Touch-enabled Laptops Bode well for the Future of Mobile Learning – [Video]

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Microsoft is ahead of the game here with Windows 8 and while Apple is famous for saying that they will never make a MacBook or an iMac with touch, it’s worth noting that they have said that many time of other things and eventually have done it, so I do believe the same will happen with touch-enabled Mac laptops and desktops. Touch-enabled laptops and desktops are game-changers. Mobile Learning Design- the Post-It Method

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * * mLearning World Live Tuesday, February 14, 2006 Mobile Learning Design- the Post-It Method One of the biggest challenges in the development of mobile education content is dealing with the screen size of the learning platform. Sometimes the most complex solutions require simple solutions for the best results.

My First 72 hours with the Blackberry Playbook

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Here’s a screenshot: The Power button has to be the worst design ever in the history of devices. One thing I really like about Apple and Google is that they both have a single user id and password for just about every service, so once I setup my device, it knows who I am and I can begin purchasing apps, music, movies etc. Unboxing the Playbook and Setup. update. The Online Help.

Boom Town: Another win for HTML5. A good thing for mLearning [video]

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Part of this is by design. Apple and Google want to keep you within their own environments. I’m not a coder, nor am I much of a gamer but I would imagine that with all the interactivity that games include, it must be fairly complicated to develop one. Perhaps this is why game developers have thus far gravitated toward developing games as native apps. Thoughts? Send to Kindle.

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