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5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

Upside Learning

Of late, many of our clients have asked us to develop courses for deployment over PCs but which can also be viewed over the iPad. While the demand for HTML5 courses is yet to catch up, the demand is growing stronger nevertheless. As per data published by Good Technology in their Good Technology Device Activations Report | Q1 2012 , the iPad 2 averaged 17.7 with HTML5 Converter.

Join the open and free course on mobile learning: #MobiMOOC

Ignatia Webs

Simple, follow this free online course facilitated by 7 mobile experts and turn your mLearning knowledge into a practical project. Join the online google group, the course wiki and enter the mLearning conversation with other peers. Grab your mobile and optimize its use The MobiMOOC course will run for 6 weeks (2 April – 14 May). Interested? However, we are all in this together!

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Topic update free #mLearning course #MobiMOOC

Ignatia Webs

MobiMOOC2012 is a free, open and online course that will focus on the subject learning with mobile devices in a wide variety of fields. The course will show examples from around the world with facilitators and speakers from different continents. As the registered participants for the course are growing, most of them have already voted for their preferred course topic. Feel free to vote for your preferred mLearning topics here , so the course reflects what all of us want collaboratively. And six of the focus weeks/topics are chosen by YOU.

#MobiMOOC free, online course on #mLearning runs 8 – 30 September 2012 choose your favorite topics

Ignatia Webs

Now it is time for the second course, feel free to put it in your agenda! Specifics: Course name and description: MobiMOOC is a Massive, Open Online Course (MOOC) with a focus on learning with mobile devices (mLearning). The course will look at specific fields where mobile devices can be used and are used to increase learning and training. What is a MOOC?

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

dissemination of the past, these devices are often being introduced in the workplace. do we take advantage of these devices to deploy learning content and how do we. devices? Problem #2: How will learners access the mobile course content? it locally on the device or is there some easier way? Different Devices? mobile devices in favor of longer battery life.

John Traxler with questions on the global impact of #mobile devices #mobimooc

Ignatia Webs

The webinar on the global impact of mobile devices was given by John Traxler, focusing on some of the ethical and philosopical issues surrounding the global impact of using mobile devices that are manufactured in the North and bring the Northern pedagogy to all regions of the world. Yesterday was again an enlightening day at MobiMOOC.

Preparing a massive open online course on mLearning, balancing old and new thinking

Ignatia Webs

A couple of weeks ago I started to structure an idea I had on organizing an MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on the subject of mLearning. It will be an open and free course, so anyone with an interest in mobile learning can join, the course will be in English and incorporate a lot of social media that is accessible via smartphones, tablet pc's and computers. So what is a MOOC?

Three Ways to Use Mobile Devices in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

Yet, the most common question is – how do we actually use it in workplace? I’m of the opinion that there are 3 primary types of usage for mobile devices in the context of learning. 1. Mobile devices are perfect to add to a blend in your training program. Mobile device based follow-up could increase retention and aid application of knowledge and skills. 2.

5 Strategies for Rapid eLearning Development - Strategy #4 Build Course Content Styles & Templates

Developer on Duty

By my count, with laptops, tablets, and mobile devices, we connect through technology to our lives and businesses at least a dozen ways.  Rapid ePlatform Learning (eLearning & mLearning) development is about efficiency. Therefore, when you add elearning and mobile learning to the mix, you are asking or demanding that your learners add more information to what they consume each day.

Join the facilitators of the free course on #mLearning MobiMOOC

Ignatia Webs

MobiMOOC is a free, open, online course on mobile learning (mLearning) which will be running between 8 and 30 September 2012. The course wiki ( [link] ) is gradually taking shape. Join the free course by becoming a member of the MobiMOOC google group (registration point of the course). With the start of the course still two months away, our grand group of facilitators was completed last week and here are the guides-on-the-side for all the upcoming mobile learning topics (in completely random order). Interested? And me from Belgium, well….

What to take into account when chosing a mobile device for learning?

Ignatia Webs

The amount of features you want to use will also allow you to purchase a low or high cost smartphone or mobile device. First of all if you are a tech savvy person you could go for a less expensive device which has all the options of the iPhone and more, for the iPhone costs a lot, yet is similar to many other mobile phones that are cheaper. Or is it of interest to you?

5 Strategies for Rapid eLearning Development - Strategy #4 Build Course Content Styles & Templates

Developer on Duty

By my count, with laptops, tablets, and mobile devices, we connect through technology to our lives and businesses at least a dozen ways.  Rapid ePlatform Learning (eLearning & mLearning) development is about efficiency. Therefore, when we add elearning and mlearning to the mix, we demand that learners consume more information each day. Timely generally being the most difficult.

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

mLearning Revolution

OMD research: viewers switch devices regularly while the TV is on (Image credit: Nathan Daniels). How many devices do you own? What about you, how many devices do you own? According to Cisco, by the end of 2014, the number of mobile-connected devices exceeded the number of people on earth, and by 2017, there will be nearly 1.4 mobile devices per capita. The Web. No

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SCORM Implementation For Mobile Devices

mlearnopedia delicious

Recently we’ve made the UpsideLMS compatible to mobile devices and also launched a new version – UpsideLMS Version 4.0. While ensuring compliance, we encountered some interesting issues in the implementation of SCORM and found very little help online about implementing SCORM for mobile devices. Mobile devices have limitations: - Screen size. Each mobile device has different configurations and it is always better to identify the device requesting content before rendering the HTML content. If that’s the case, you just can’t run SCORM courses on them.

The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition

mLearning Revolution

While Articulate continues to make small, trivial improvements to their apps, sadly most with emphasis on the old, traditional eLearning, Adobe has been working hard on innovating and solving big problems, that truly matter in today’s multi-screen and multi-device world. Recording directly from Mobile Devices. What a difference three short years make in technology. Conclusion.

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Future of Mobile Learning - an interview with Geoff Stead


See  for more details.     Q: As we know, m-learning is not e-learning on a mobile device. Break up longer courses into shorter interventions, and recognize that you need to hand over navigational control to the learner. One of the skills in creating e-learning courses was the story-telling dimension. app development Augmented Reality future devices trends What''s the future of mobile learning? Which trends should we be watching, and which ones are nonsense? What are your thoughts?

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

mLearning Revolution

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. For those still using rapid eLearning tools that insist on publishing courses in multiple formats (e.g eLearning is dead! Flash-based eLearning.

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

mLearning Revolution

This year we have seen technology companies introduce a myriad of mobile devices of all sizes, prices and operating systems. Not to be outdone, Samsung announced the Galaxy Note II and the Tab Tablet, and of course Microsoft announced the Surface Tablet. The more devices you have for testing, the better. 2012 has been an amazing year for mobile! iPhone) and Android (e.g.

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

mLearning Revolution

Last week Cisco published a research paper entitled “ Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2012–2017 ,” which included some staggering figures, as to the speed with which we are adopting internet-connected mobile devices around the world. mobile devices per capita. Again the experience was likely not a very good one. Conclusion.

10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]

mLearning Revolution

Also while the experience of consuming an e-learning course on Articulate’s Mobile Player on Tablets is great (better on iPad vs. Android), this same course on a smartphone via their HTML5 output is practically unusable and leaves a lot to be desired. Instantly Preview m-Learning projects on multiple devices with Adobe Edge Inspect. Responsive Projects. link]. 2.

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Think Multiscreen (vs. iPad-only) when developing an mLearning Strategy

mLearning Revolution

The company goes on to say that: During the last years, our design studio has been involved in many different projects – from designing mainly websites and desktop software in our early days, to smartphone apps, prototypes for TV interfaces and more recently, applications for tablet devices. Working for all those devices was interesting and challenging. Send to Kindle.

From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

mLearning Revolution

Let’s get one thing out of the way, the future of eLearning isn’t about adding more ‘ animations ‘ to our existing eLearning (in the name of making courses more engaging), neither is it about an eLearning 2.0 or 3.0 As an industry, we have been conditioned to think that the more animations we have in our courses, the more engaging they are for the learner.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

multimedia authoring tool that goes beyond Flash and builds applications based on HTML5, Javascript, jQuery and CSS3 and works well on iOS and Android devices, and the latest HTML5-compatible browsers. One of the best tools, if you are already using Articulate, to convert your existing (Articulate based) courses to run on iPads, other tablets and mobile devices. It’s free! 2.

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encoding eLearning course on HIV/AIDS for mobile devices

Ignatia Webs

Today I have been busy with encoding an eLearning course for mobile devices. The pictures sometimes give me problems because I need to compress them too much for the slides to be useful

Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]

mLearning Revolution

Reimagine your existing desktop courses for mobile through sketching. Examples and Demos of these Tools on iOS and Android devices. After delivering my 6Hr Mobile Learning Workshop for companies for a few months, today I’m opening it up for Learning Professionals. Why Register for this Training? You will immediately benefit from all of this in a one 6-hr session. Send to Kindle.

20 strategies for learner interactions in mobile #MOOC

Ignatia Webs

In my latest research I focused on the impact of mobile access on learner interactions in a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). Retrieved from Athabasca DThesis database [link] Abstract of the research As mobile access and massive open online courses (MOOCs) become a global reality, the realm of potential distance learners is expanding rapidly. Profile a central course person(s) (e.g.

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7 reasons why the new Articulate Storyline is a Game-Changer for eLearning

mLearning Revolution

But of course, there’s a lot more. 2. really like what Articulate has done regarding publishing to HTML5 and enabling learners to use their iPad to consume courses created in Storyline. have been testing Articulates new iPad app for a while now and I’m happy to say that taking a course is right on the iPad is a very pleasant experience. would like to see Articulate gradually expand beyond the iPad and into other mobile devices over time. First, let me start by congratulating everyone who works for Articulate for the launch of Storyline. Virtually No Learning Curve.

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6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

mLearning Revolution

still go to Church of course. remember taking one of those vocational courses on computers and then in the middle of the course, I ended being hired as a Teacher’s aid and then somehow they ended up hiring me to replace the Teacher all together. Something that gets the users more engaged with other software users or learners for whom they are building eLearning courses. 6.

Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

Upside Learning

1.Flash Course. Text-heavy course: In this case, redeveloping the course in HTML or using Lectora Inspire will work best. Animation-rich course: Here again, one can use Lectora or HTML as a framework. 2.Captivate Course. Captivate Version 6 offers the option to publish output in HTML, thus providing good support for Tablet devices. 3.Articulate Course.

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7 Microinteractions You will Love in the new Articulate Studio 13 [Review]

mLearning Revolution

” Every time you change a setting Dan writes, sync your data or devices, set an alarm, pick a password, turn on an appliance, log in, set a status message, or favorite or like something, you are engaging with a microinteraction. In my tests, the iPad app works incredibly well and the courses are rendered identically to their desktop counterpart. ’ 3. Conclusion.

March Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Upside Learning , March 28, 2011 Developing Better PhoneGap Apps - Float Mobile Learning , March 9, 2011 Join the open and free course on mobile learning: #MobiMOOC - Ignatia Webs , March 17, 2011 Is Mobile Learning A Reality Now? March 2, 2011 Devices (816) iPad 2: whats in it for education? Getting Started With Mobile Learning? How are non-profits using text messaging?

Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

This is the most common misconception about mlearning which leads you to evaluate how to implement elearning on mobile devices. In reality, mlearning is different from elearning in terms of size of courses that can (or should) be delivered on mobiles; the context in which mlearning is accessed. Create once and deliver on all devices. It’s just elearning on the phone.

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

mLearning Revolution

This is exciting for all of us in mobile learning (mLearning), who are looking at ways to design learning in a device-agnostic manner. Oh and of course, let’s not forget all the mobile apps Adobe has been working on, such as Photoshop Touch, Proto, Ideas, Debut, Collage and Kuler, which in some way bridges the user experience between the desktop and mobile. Send to Kindle.

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The New Adobe Captivate 7 Marches Backwards into the Future [Review]

mLearning Revolution

In fact I think that most of the new features being promoted by Adobe have been there for a while in competing products like Articulate software, namely the ability to include YouTube videos in a course, as well as embedding a browser session on a slide. Note the scroll bars needed for all devices except for the iPad in landscape mode. Fast Forward One Year Later. Conclusion.

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Surface RT Costs Microsoft $900M

Float Mobile Learning

million (Bloomberg) devices have been sold since the tablet’s debut last fall, depending on which source is consulted. The technology giant has recently launched a new ad campaign for the product focusing on features it has that the iPad lacks, such as SD cards, a kickstand, simultaneous multitasking, and of course, a much lower starting price. With quarterly revenue of $19.90

A Lesson in Mobile Learning Design from Yelp [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

” — Cennydd Bowles (@Cennydd) April 21, 2011. I see this happening everywhere, including in organizations planning a Learning Strategy around mobile devices and desktops. 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.

FutureLearn: pedagogical & mLearning MOOC platform - the approach

Ignatia Webs

For all of you out there wanting to push your government into setting up a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform gathering knowledge from all your national universities, take a look at the approach of UK’s open university on planning a MOOC platform, it looks very promising. This mobility is enabled in part by telecommunications, more specifically mobile devices. So will it work?

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Yes! #PhD written. looking for joyful bliss once more

Ignatia Webs

My justification was that I wanted to keep it ‘formal’… I was wrong, of course, formality never helped anyone. oh wait, quickly adding the abstract to my thesis below: This research investigates the informal learning journeys of 56 experienced adult online learners engaging in individual and/or social self-directed learning using any device to follow a FutureLearn course.

So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

good starting point is our blog post – 5 Rapid Authoring Tools to Publish Courses For Your iPads – where we talk about some of the authoring tools that can be used to develop HTML5 courses for iPads. Of course we can, but first let’s just try and understand the difference between the two. and runs on the device’s operating system. and later. Surprised?

Join #MobiMOOC for an #ethical debate on #mLearning #philosophy

Ignatia Webs

As the free and open online course on mobile learning ( MobiMOOC ) is approaching its starting date ( if you have not signed up for the free course, simply become a member here ), the specialized topics are getting populated with wonderful content. Don't they use mobile devices? What is your opinion on these random questions? continents. Only Antarctica is missing.