JIT Performance Support Mobile App Development
AUGUST 2, 2011
I mentioned before in one of my posts about the growing use of smart phones application as a form of Just-in-Time performance support; as mentioned before ; I feel eventually technology will enable individuals and not just companies/departments to deliver applications. When developing applications for just-in-time performance support, here are some items I keep on my checklist.
Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems
FEBRUARY 4, 2011
In an earlier blog post, I had written about how Microlearning is changing the face of learning at the workplace. This post specifically talks about how a Mobile Learning Platform can be used as an effective Performance Support System. If they need to understand something in greater detail, the learners can access the other components of the performance support system.
Contextual Technologies Make Learning Relevant Again
Float Mobile Learning
JULY 20, 2015
Dorsey Dixon gives us an answer in his latest blog post. Industry News Mobile Apps Research learning theory mLearnCon mobile learning mobile technology performance support symposiumThe first cluster in CHAMPIONS is Contextual. What exactly does this mean?
Environmental Scan of Text Messaging Interventions Supports SMS Applications in Healthcare
MARCH 2, 2015
The research indicated that there was strong evidence to support text messaging as a tool for changing behavior and improving clinical care outcomes, and saw significant improvements specifically for smoking cessation, diabetes self-management and asthma. population will continue to support the spread of health text messaging programs. In May 2014, the U.S.
Blogging the Mobile Learning Revolution as it Happens [#mLearning]
FEBRUARY 21, 2012
People ask me all the time what I’m going to do next and for the most part I say I still don’t know exactly, and then in a more serious note, I say that things are becoming more clear every day. I am going through this great exploratory phase where I embrace every opportunity that comes my way. I’m learning a great deal of new things and meeting great, supportive people along the way. From everything I’m doing and Blogging about, there are certain topics that I’m clearly more passionate about. One of those topics is this mobile thing we are witnessing. What can you do now?
Sierra Club Uses SMS Campaign to Map Environmental Support
OCTOBER 17, 2013
The Sierra Club used a recent speech about climate change by President Obama to engage their base with an SMS campaign designed to create a telling image of national support for the President’s “bold climate plan.”. How Mapping Can Help Your Organization. A map of people’s opinions is a great way to gauge support for policy ideas. All Posts Blog Nonprofit npo Use Cases
eLearning is dead! Multi-screen learning is the next big thing.
JULY 19, 2015
Flash was never supported on iOS devices, nor is it supported on Android devices, and this year, Google announced that YouTube would stop serving its videos using the Flash plugin for anyone visiting the site using a modern browser. wrote extensively on why I’m impressed with Adobe Captivate 8, especially because of Adobe’s support for Responsive Learning Design.
Going Mobile: Debating and Using Cellphones in School - The Learning Network Blog - NYTimes.com
APRIL 24, 2010
In what ways can the use of mobile technology support and strengthen curriculum? Other useful sites about technology and learning include Tech & Learning , The Innovative Educator , Suite 101: Teaching & Technology SimpleK12 and Living in the 4th Screen , along with the Times blogs Gadgetwise , Bits and Pogue’s Posts. Politics Education Bay Area Chicago N.Y.
6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design
MARCH 4, 2015
via 10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review] | The mLearning Revolution Blog. This is also why I encourage you to choose your Learning Design tools wisely and lean towards those with support for Responsive Learning Design, for example, the new Adobe Captivate 8. See this article for supported HTML5 browsers. How many devices do you own?
The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition
AUGUST 21, 2015
Also new in version 9 is full support for importing SVG files, plus if you have Adobe Illustrator, you can actually round-trip changes between the two applications. Most notably, it supports offline course playback and delayed reporting. Source: Introducing A Brand New LMS from Adobe – Adobe Captivate Prime « Rapid eLearning | Adobe Captivate Blog. It really is impressive. Incidentally,
Cisco Blog » Blog Archive » Educause 2010 Proves Learning is (Going) Mobile
OCTOBER 17, 2010
Extend applications to any device , by supporting high-density client environments, and also protecting wireless performance against interference. mi: Bringing Family and Friends Together at The Touch Of a Button Marthin De Beer | 06 Oct 2010 5,100 10 Cisco Security Tracks LinkedIn Spam Attack Henry Stern | 27 Sep 2010 4,016 0 Welcome to the New Cisco Blogs! My conclusion?
Aga Khan Development Network - AKDN Blog
SEPTEMBER 18, 2009
Normally, course facilitators travel over 1,000 km from Dar es Salaam to Kisumu to physically support participants through the school or workplace-based stage of the course. But as Dr Iffat Farah, Acting Director, AKU-IED, EA points out, “providing support for such learning is extremely resource intensive. per cent of households have internet access and the figure drops to 0.6
8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning
DECEMBER 13, 2012
Every new version comes with more interactions, more widgets, more timelines, more triggers, more ways of animating text, and more support for all those animations in PowerPoint. Mayra has done several reviews on her blog HERE. 8. Read and subscribe to as many blogs, newsletters and Podcasts on mLearning as possible, attend conferences, webinars and workshops whenever you can.
15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads
JANUARY 30, 2013
Looking to develop interactive training and support videos, flawless screen capturing for tutorials, etc.? You can create interactive videos with clickable links, table of contents, search, embed quizzes and it supports both Flash and HTML5. You can choose to either replace the activity with something your table supports or else you will need to drop it. 5. Adobe Edge Animate.
mLearning Book to Blog
JUNE 28, 2011
Instead, these are practical solutions that you can implement tomorrow with no help from any technical support. As a side note, although I want to keep this blog, I am considering selling the top level domain mLearning-World.com and 2mLearn.mobi. Sometimes you have to make one of those decisions. I've been working on an mLearning book for several years now but life takes its twists and turns and I have files upon files of notes with no time to put it together. I've decided I'm simply going to share them with the world. mobile learning elearning mlearning eLearning
5 Reasons Every Nonprofit Should Use Text Messaging [Infographic]
FEBRUARY 4, 2014
We understand the value of a supporter, and we know it can often be difficult to turn a brief introduction into a long-term relationship. See our infographic to learn why text message campaigns are the most effective way to communicate with your supporters and get them to take action! All Posts Blog Collateral Infographics Mobile Resources and Research Nonprofit npo Resources
MLearning and a Global Workforce
Mobile Learning Edge
FEBRUARY 24, 2011
UpSide Learning blogger Aneesh Bhat suggested this week that to remain competitive, companies must increase their agility in the informational and educational support they provide their employees. Mobile Learning, Bhat suggests, can provide instant support as well as reinforce other learning formats as mobile devices have become so much a part of our business lives. Also, their real time connection to individuals and support systems means they provide what is missing from more traditional methods of sharing knowledge within a company. Bhat, 2011).
Blackboard Mobile Learn 2.0 makes improvements
Mobile Learning Edge
JANUARY 23, 2011
It also now supports Angel and WebCT customers, LMSs that are owned by Blackboard. Blog access and commenting. Blackboard is the leading learning management system (LMS) in the college and university market, with installations in over 500 institutions. According to David Nagel in T.H.E. Journal , version 2.0 of Blackboard Mobile Learn has significant improvements. Universities WebCT
7 reasons why the new Articulate Storyline is a Game-Changer for eLearning
MAY 2, 2012
In a blog post entitled 5 Reasons why you should join the Articulate Community if you are in eLearning I wrote that in reviewing Articulate’s apps, I would have to say the community would have to be the killer feature because it was unmatched in the eLearning Industry. also said in this article that for me, one of the most frustrating things about working at Adobe on the Captivate team was the poor support and customer care Adobe provided to our customers, because it negated all the great things we all did as Evangelists. But of course, there’s a lot more. 2. Conclusion.
A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links
MAY 28, 2012
While I haven’t blogged in a while, I continue trawling through my RSS feeds, seeing more and more references to mobile learning, mlearning, performance support, ‘just-in-time’ and so many other terms that make sense in that context. Mobile Learning Blog To Follow. Do note some of these link up to dated articles. Why You Need A Mobile Learning Strategy. Mobile Learning Portal.
Are You Guilty of Bad Texting Etiquette? The Dos and Don’ts of Mobile Engagement
MAY 20, 2014
Staying on top of the news will show your supporters that you are constantly working towards your goals. Whether it’s to celebrate an accomplishment or to recognize a new obstacle, it’s nice to update your users and remind them why they should keep supporting your campaign. Texting a group of supporters isn’t that different from texting your friends. Do Segment Your Users.
Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis
APRIL 11, 2011
In last many months we have written a number of blog posts around mobile learning ranging from development tips, general examples, tips and tricks, etc. One of the most relevant tools (currently) for performance support. One of the best ways to offer quick, real-time on-demand performance support. number of these posts can be found at this link. Weaknesses. Opportunities.
PERFORMER Support: Learning @ the Moment of Need: M-Learning vs. M-Support
FEBRUARY 7, 2009
Mobile “Support”: Is it the next generation of M-Learning?Con thought I’d share a few in this week’s Blog entry. Learning vs. M-Support: There appears to be two disciplines emerging within this Con and I have been watching the buzz around what our industry is calling “Mobile Learning”, or M-Learning, for quite some time with some very interesting trends emerging! Any and ALL comments are welcome!!M-Learning
“Justice for Trayvon” Mobilizes Support with Text Campaign
APRIL 7, 2012
In the wake of the tragic and racially fraught shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Marton, the Justice for Trayvon movement has gained a huge crowd of vocal supporters. By texting TRAYVON to 30644, supporters enter a quick text conversation that allows them to sign the Justice for Trayvon petition. ColorOfChange.org , who is running the text campaign, can use the information provided by participants to keep their support base updated and engaged as the case continues to unfold. All Posts Blog nonprofit Use Cases
A Text Message a Day Keeps the Doctor Away
JULY 11, 2014
Friends and family members, for instance, may try to assist, but they cannot ensure full-on support 100% of the time. Theses features—accessibility and immediacy — make text messaging a more effective support system than informational packets, friends and family members, Post-it notes, or even daily calendars. Blog health Fortunately, there is a solution. own a cell phone.
Brooklyn Recovery Fund Turns a Nets Game into a Chance to Support Sandy Victims
NOVEMBER 16, 2012
The program is using text message donations from all over the country to support Brooklyn nonprofits that are working in the area to help those whose lives have been upended by Sandy’s devastation. All Posts Blog Calls to Action nonprofit npo Use CasesLast Sunday, they advertised their efforts at the Barclay Center during the Nets game against the Orlando Magic.
About Mobile Commons Advocacy
JUNE 17, 2013
By connecting your supporters directly with their Congressional representatives, you can turn popular support into legislative results. All Posts Blog Company News Our Products Product Tour Videos Mobile Commons Advocacy offers a powerful, effective way for organizations to petition Congress for legislative change. For more questions, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Instructional Design for Mediated Education | Blog | Location-Based Learning
JANUARY 10, 2010
IDOS Blog IDT Roundtable Search Instructional Design for Mediated Education Blog Entry Location-Based Learning by Eruditio Loginquitas One comment 07 January 2010 In higher education, the uses of location-based learning seem to be limited to particular projects. Various applications allow mobile device users to simultaneous micro-blog and reveal their physical locations, which may allow for serendipitous meetings with those they’ve friended or those who are following their blogs. One reads of digital installations as parts of student social spaces and libraries.
Tappestry: Kicking the Informal Learning (Tin) Can
Mobile Learning Edge
DECEMBER 17, 2012
Tappestry most closely resembles Twitter in that users have 140 characters or less to describe what they learned, be it a fact, a conference they attended, an article they read, or a blog entry they wrote. A review by Jessica Knox. Full disclosure: My employer, Metrix Group, is currently partnering with Float Mobile on an app development project). This tracking functionality is important.
5 Examples of Great Mobile Calls to Action
MAY 15, 2014
People are more likely to support an organization that cares about them as an individual rather than just another statistic. Oregon United for Marriage is using text messaging to inform supporters of the latest updates in the fight for same-sex marriage in the state. All Posts Blog Calls to Action Inspirations Mobile Resources and Research Nonprofit npo Stand out!
How to Craft the Perfect Text Message
JULY 9, 2014
They found that by including a personal signature, supporter response rates increased by up to 250 percent! If you’re launching an advocacy call-in day, include a phone number for supporters to call. Blog Text Messages Text messaging may be the most effective way to communicate, but do you know how to compose your texts to drive the most action? Make it Personal.
Back from a year-long Sabbatical from Tech: 9 Things I’m excited about
DECEMBER 18, 2014
Looking back, perhaps I should have done this right after leaving Adobe. I’m feeling refreshed and ready for round two with new ideas for my blog, books, courses on mLearning, presentations, and excited to take on a new projects for organizations looking to mobilize their learning. and the new Android Support and Sliders – I’m now working on a review of Storyline 2.0
Piers Morgan on Mobile Commons Advocacy: “I Love This Idea. This is Direct Action.”
APRIL 12, 2013
Tony and Danny had noticed that there was an “overwhelming majority” of Americans who supported expanded gun laws, but they didn’t have a centralized political voice. All Posts Blog Calls to Action Nonprofit npo Press Success Stories Successes Use Cases Last night, CNN host Piers Morgan also had praise for our Advocacy product. “I love this idea,” he said. This is direct action.”.
Voto Latino Uses Mobile Commons Advocacy To Support Immigration Reform
JULY 30, 2013
Voto Latino has created a Mobile Commons Advocacy campaign to let callers directly petition their House Representatives to support the immigration reform bill. Supporters can go to the Voto Latino website and provide their phone number, email address, and zip code , and can optionally decide if they wish to receive text message updates. Engagement Beyond the the Phone Call.
A Lesson in Mobile Learning Design from Yelp [#mLearning]
AUGUST 27, 2013
Assumptions like these often lead to limiting the mobile learning use case to performance support or an insultingly light version of the much more powerful flash-based desktop version of the course. Here’s what Yelp said on their Blog: Mobile phone usage has come a long way since the days of the hunt-and-peck, shorthand “C U L8R” texts. Send to Kindle.
7 Microinteractions You will Love in the new Articulate Studio 13 [Review]
OCTOBER 8, 2013
While reading this book, I was also beta testing Articulate Studio ’13, and then suddenly I understood why so many people rave about Articulate products , it’s the microinteractions felt throughout the entire customer experience, from the way the products are built, sold, used by the customers, and supported by the community. The New Articulate Studio ’13. ’ 3.
Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning
JULY 5, 2012
Also contrast with a list of myths we posted on this blog a couple of years ago. 1. You don’t even need a lot of interaction either- a simple checklist or a well written text & image file work just as well as a more sophisticated solution for performance support needs. 5. When it comes to mobile learning myths and misconceptions abound. It’s just learning on the move.
6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012
JANUARY 17, 2012
Since it’s still January and people are blogging about trends or predictions for the new year, I thought I’d share some areas I believe Rapid eLearning Vendors should focus on in 2012 in order to stay ahead of the curve or worse, have a small startup eat their lunch. 1. I absolutely love software, apps, applications, extensions, plug-ins, add-ons, whatever you want to call it. Fun times.
I’ll Text You! SMS For Your Nonprofit Organization
FEBRUARY 5, 2014
The webinar covered how nonprofits can use SMS campaigns to engage their supporters with mobile. Visit our Mobile Commons for Nonprofits page to learn more about how your nonprofit can use text messaging campaigns to engage your supporters! All Posts Blog Mobile Resources and Research Nonprofit npo Resources Videos Webinars
The Question Of Why (Not) eLearning On iPads Or Tablets?
FEBRUARY 19, 2013
Upside Learning has supported research bodies like ASTD (Mobile Learning: Delivering Learning In A Connected World) and Towards Maturity ( Mobile Learning at Work ) to bring out independent research reports on mobile learning. To enable learners to carry learning with them for just-in-time performance support (field / technical staff). But largely in the wrong context! Summing up.