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JIT Performance Support Mobile App Development

Upside Learning

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.

How To Leverage Mobile For Effective Performance Support

Float Mobile Learning

Read up on these 3 major components that will help you deliver performance support in the best way possible. Conferences Mobile Apps Mobile Development Mobile Strategy affordances CHAMPIONS context custom mobile applications mobile mobile affordances performance support target audienceDon't push mobile to the back burner yet.

5 Tips To Help Designers Create Assets for Mobile Development

Float Mobile Learning

Designing for mobile development can be daunting. Here’s how you can save time and support your developers. Mobile Development mobile design UX Xcode

Supporting Outstanding Young Persons by voting #jcinews

Ignatia Webs

And depending on the region you grew up in, or the supporting (or not) family background you got, opportunities were either vast or limited and opportunities to turn one’s life around were multiple or rare. My friend Ronda Zelezny-Green took her fate in her own hands and turned it into something bigger (thanks to the support of just a few people, including inspirational teachers).

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. Problem #1: How do we develop learning content that works on all of the different. Problem #1: How Do We Develop Learning Content that Works on All of the. as built-in support for video).

Free research articles from JOLT: self-regulated learning, online learning, tutor support

Ignatia Webs

The one article that immediately caught my attention - because it is related to my own research - was the paper by Rowe and Rafferty on self-regulated learning (SRL), and especially how instructors and learning designers might tweak their online courses in order to enhance or support self-regulated learning. Furthermore, empirical studies of the effects of self-regulated learning intervention on learning outcomes of students in elearning environments indicate that support for self-regulated learning fosters significantly higher academic outcomes. action=add.) Sweeney II, Jeremy W.

Reimagining Learning Strategy, Design and Development for Mobile at Training Conference

Float Mobile Learning

Scott shares practical, creative ways to use mobile for performance support within your organization. Conferences ILT job aids performance support Training Conference

Adobe Presenter 7.0.7 is HERE with ActionScript 3.0 Support

mLearning Revolution

Today I’m happy to report that our much anticipated update of Adobe Presenter with full support for ActionScript 3.0 (AS3) is here, and this is a free update to anyone who owns Adobe Presenter 7, or any version of our Adobe eLearning Suite. In case you are not familiar with Adobe Presenter, it is a Plug-and-Play Rapid eLearning development tool for Microsoft PowerPoint.

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A Mobile Learning Decision Path for Instructional Designers tasked with developing #mLearning [Download]

mLearning Revolution

One such project I was a part of recently, was developing a ‘ Mobile Learning Decision Path, ‘ which was produced by Adayana Government Group in collaboration with the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative and the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO). Sample Project 2—Boarding Officer Support for Rules & Regulations … 11.

SMS Nation: Mobile Strategists, Renewing Library Books, And Child Services Support

Mobile Commons

39% are responsible for creating a development platform. The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services uses text messaging for child support services. Until recently, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) used landlines to communicate with parents enrolled in their child support program. Mobile strategists are the hottest new hire.

UNICEF Report on Children, ICTs and Development

Steve Vosloo

Yesterday a new UNICEF report  Children, ICT and Development: Capturing the potential, meeting the challenges was officially launched. It follows that a focus on children and on greater equity leads to an active and reflective engagement with the potential and challenges of ICT for development, targeting in particular marginalized children. Equity. Gender issues. Pilots. Failure.

Any innovative #mLearning thoughts on education for development regions? #unesco_mlw

Ignatia Webs

So how can I get my voice heard, let alone get the voices or opinions out there from all the educators, teachers, trainers, support workers… that are spread around the world and are working with mobiles to enhance education day in day out? Today is the start of the first mobile symposium on learning organized by UNESCO. If you have any thoughts on mLearning, twitter them #unesco_mlw.

7 Trends in Learning Technologies From #FocusOnLearn

Float Mobile Learning

Get a recap on 7 different trends with fascinating developments spotted in the learning space. Conferences analytics assessment software augmented reality big data content library DemoFest eLearning FocusOn Interactive Video Interoperability microlearning mobile collaboration OnPoint Digital performance support RISC robotics video xAPI

How To Leverage Mobile For Effective Performance Support

Float Mobile Learning

Read up on these 3 major components that will help you deliver performance support in the best way possible. Conferences Mobile Apps Mobile Development Mobile Strategy affordances CHAMPIONS context custom mobile applications mobile mobile affordances performance support target audienceDon't push mobile to the back burner yet.

Celtx a free and open source software for developing eLearning storyboards

Ignatia Webs

The storyboard is useful to: make sure you cover all the learning objectives, test the continuity of the story/narrative you use to enlighten your learners keep the team of developers informed of their expected input and when their input is due. If an eLearning course will be build with audiovisual aids, in most cases you will draw up or write a storyboard. It just upgraded to their 1.0

Youth, Work, Mobiles and Poverty: everything you need to know

moblearn

They are also unemployed, under-resourced, and working hard to put things right If you are interested in youth workforce development, and the empowering opportunities of mobile, I''d encourage you to look at the brand new  Mobiles for Youth Workforce Development (mYWD) Landscape Review. Across the world, kids are our future. What type of programming has been implemented and how?

How do develop web content on the iPhone

Ignatia Webs

The choice of the phones that are used in this project was primarely given by the types of mobile devices that were supported in Peru and the preference of people involved. Mobile modules will be developed that offer lifelong learning to physicians working on HIV/AIDS. So along the way I will give feedback on the hurdles we take during the development of these courses.

ict4d #mobile and #elearning challenge for refugees send your ideas!

Ignatia Webs

The Refugee Education Challenge (by OpenIdeo a social innovation platform, and supported by the Amplify project) is a clear, worthwhile initiative that can be answered by individual EdTech producers as well as companies or groups (corporate, academic, ngo). development eLearning ICT4D learning challenge m4d mobile learning

Great workshop on building #widgets with ROLE app

Ignatia Webs

In the last year the ROLE project developer team has bundled a set of technologies developed within the project such as learning spaces, local and remote inter-widget communication, tracking and access to learner interaction data, recommendation, etc. into one reference implementation, which is deployed and publicly available as the ROLE Software Development Kit (SDK).

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

mLearning Revolution

Adobe Captivate takes a page from the Adobe Creative Teams. A key competitive advantage the Captivate team has always had, is access to a wealth of innovations developed by the rest of the company, especially those by the Adobe Creative teams. I’m happy to see that they are taking full advantage of that in this new release. What a difference three short years make in technology.

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Future of Mobile Learning - an interview with Geoff Stead

moblearn

Qualcomm develops an open source toolkit called Gimbal that lets you extend these to inside a building too. We placed small Bluetooth LE beacons (similar to iBeacon) around the museum, and developed an app that allows visitors to get extra information on their phones as they walk around the exhibits. This needs to be supported, and woven into the narrative. 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 about NFC / iBeacons / Geofencing? Just do it!

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liveblog #eMOOCs2015 collaborative MOOCs a challenging experience

Ignatia Webs

This network has as an objective to focus on: Water Energy Nutrition Teaching support in this North-South context: lectures are organised in both institutions and teach each other’s. collaborative learning conferences development ICT4D liveBlog mooc online education online learningThis session is given by Sandra Soarez-Frazao and Yves Zech from RESCIF.

Free trial year for reviewing #cloud #training option

Ignatia Webs

The new Cloud based platform (self-promoting as supporting training professionals with an instant, flexible online platform to support class based training groups) is developed by two experienced EdTech people (which is already a bonus). We developed this platform from scratch using a brilliant team of developers who gave us the freedom to focus on usability.

New Issue of the International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation (IJMLO)

Mobile Learning Edge

Supporting collaboration, enhancing learning. The ties that bind: a case of establishing a mobile post-training support network. Development and evaluation of the flower identification database for mobile with a geo-tagged picture map. Academic articles on mobile learning are found in many different journals. Mohammed-Issa Riad Mousa Jaradat.  . Nikos Karacapilidis.  .

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

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. It’s free! 2.

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Chad Udell Offers Mobile Guidance for the Enterprise in New Book Learning Everywhere

Float Mobile Learning

Chad Udell's breakthrough book, Learning Everywhere, guides readers through developing a content strategy for creating successful mobile training. Featured Strategy Chad Udell Learning Everybody mLearnCon 2012 mobile learning mobile learning authors mobile learning books mobile learning content strategy mobile learning expert mobile training performance support

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

mLearning Revolution

We need to realize that we are no longer developing learning for the stationary learner, sitting in a stationary chair, in front of a stationary PC. Unlike The bottom line is that it’s tough (if not impossible) to develop for mobile users if you are not an active mobile user yourself. 2012 has been an amazing year for mobile! Embrace Change and Adopt a new Mindset. Samsung S3).

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Latest issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies available

Mobile Learning Edge

The Effectiveness of Mobile Learning in the Form of Performance Support System in Higher Education. Leaner Open Modeling in Adaptive Mobile Learning System for Supporting Student to Learn English. Developing Mobile Collaborative Learning Applications for Mobile Users. Most of the articles are on mobile learning. Hosam El-Sofany, Samir Abou El-Seoud). Nevena Mileva).

Apple announcement is excellent news for cross-platform app developers!

moblearn

The big news of the moment amongst App developers, is the surprise announcement by Apple that they are relaxing some key restrictions on how Apps can be made. In particular they say: …we are relaxing all restrictions on the development tools used to create iOS apps, as long as the resulting apps do not download any code. They all use different languages. But – today this has changed.

Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

Upside Learning

Basic interactivities are generally well supported in HTML/can be easily developed using this authoring tool. Additionally, interactivities can be also developed within HTML/Lectora. This method allows the previously developed Flash animations to be reutilized, leading to sizeable cost-savings. We’ve presented some cost-effective options below to help you get started.

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Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis

Upside Learning

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. Development platforms for mobile are easy-to-use and do not involve most of the complications associated with desktop or system software. Weaknesses. Threats.

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

mLearning Revolution

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. Bad support and customer care is something you will not find when you become part of the Articulate community, I guarantee you, so this alone is enough to recommend the new Storyline vs. Adobe Captivate. If there’s one thing Articulate knows is helping customers design eLearning and it shows in the way they developed Storyline.

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Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips

Upside Learning

Collaboration is another area where mobile technology can enhance and support performance and learning. In such a situation, it makes sense to choose a single device/platform (perhaps the most commonly used one in target audience) and design your learning/performance support tool around that device. Ask if there will be a real benefit for the user. Content pull? Collaboration?

From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

mLearning Revolution

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. Don’t get me wrong, I do think that existing eLearning tools do exactly what they were designed to do, namely help us rapidly develop eLearning courses for the desktop. vision. Mobile Challenges.

Looking for a Flash Developer

Ignatia Webs

The Institute for Tropical Medicine (ITM) is in search of a Flash developer (w/m) to reinforce the eLearning team. Function - developing eLearning courses, focussing on flash components; - support the design of generic Flash applications for all departments; - backup for the system administrator in Blackboard (or future LMS); - reinforce of the graphics department; - full time.

Tappestry: Kicking the Informal Learning (Tin) Can

Mobile Learning Edge

Full disclosure: My employer, Metrix Group, is currently partnering with Float Mobile on an app development project). This specification was developed to enable SCORM to track many of the activities that were meaningful in the real world but inaccessible to tracking in Learning Management Systems. A review by Jessica Knox. As learning professionals we see it everywhere.

These Stats Bode well for Mobile Learning

mLearning Revolution

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. Building apps is still too complicated and requires a certain amount of technical knowledge and this may not be a good use of eLearning developers’ time. million iPads. Apple sold 15.4

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6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

Experience suggests that mlearning works best in enhancing the social, informal, just-in-time, and performance support solutions/initiatives. Does your learning strategy include a mix of social, informal, and performance support already? Decide on Devices & Platforms to Support. Chose Delivery/Development Models. Establish the Need. Ask yourself -. Assess Readiness.

What is the future of #mLearning Design? Storyline’s native app vs. Captivate’s Responsive Design [Poll]

mLearning Revolution

Three years ago when I began focusing on mobile learning, I looked at the most popular rapid eLearning development tools and I was convinced there was very little chance they could re-invent themselves into decent mobile learning design tools. image credit: table xi. All of these I thought would make it extremely difficult for vendors to overcome. My Question to You.

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Flexible #pedagogies for Technology Enhanced Learning

Ignatia Webs

The report focuses on how e-learning, also known as technology-enhanced-learning, may support flexible pedagogies, and so encompasses a range of topics where technology can enable new choices for learners. Learning is concerned with using computer technologies to support learning, whether that learning is local (on campus) or remote (at home or in the workplace).