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Healthcare…Mobile devices…lessons for learning?

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Two questions: Do you let employees use their personal mobile devices for learning?  How do you protect company information on their device? Does he wait until I report updates or does it come to his mobile device he uses to check his vacation property and personal stock updates? Well, Forbes gave me some insight today.   The article, “Doing More with Mobile Devices in Healthcare: Eliminating the Security Compromise.”  I Here are the highlights: Use of personal devices for work use: . Why are we waiting to share information face-to-face? link].

How to choose a #mobile device for #mLearning purposes

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The amount of features you want to use will also allow you to purchase a low or high cost smartphone or mobile device. Smartphones 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?

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

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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?

Thoughts on the Current State of Mobile Devices

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Only a few short years ago, when mobile devices were still mainly cell phones and music players, the thought of a mobile revolution supplanting the computer revolution seemed distant. Computers ruled for three main reasons: more powerful hardware, better software and, most importantly, much faster access to the internet. However, we have seen a major shift in the way we use communication technologies mainly because wireless access to the Internet has improved dramatically and major investments have been made, and continue to be made, in mobile hardware and software.

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? it locally on the device or is there some easier way? Different Devices? mobile devices in favor of longer battery life. smart phone device market and the outright. devices.

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

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Back in 2012 you would have been hard-pressed to find anything exciting in version 6 of Adobe Captivate, in fact most of the cool stuff at the time was coming from Adobe’s competitors, namely Articulate with their new Storyline software and their latest iteration of Articulate Studio. Recording directly from Mobile Devices. What a difference three short years make in technology.

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

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In the early days of mobile, many companies tried to cater to their mobile users by creating two versions of their web site, one for desktop users and a lighter, less powerful mobile version for users coming to their site using a mobile device. “ Smart multi-device design needs to be fluid in the way water is, whatever container you put water into, water becomes that container.

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Reference Software for Cell Phones

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Using Mobile Query , teachers and students can load free reference software onto any cell phone. The software options include spell check, a dictionary, a thesaurus, email, highway traffic information, and even stock market quotes. By loading this software onto students' cell phones, their mobile devices immediately become a reference tool for driving, English language skills, and even business. An immediate application of this software would be for a business class where students have "bought" stocks and are following them on the market. mobilequery

Reference Software for Cell Phones

Cell Phones in Learning

Using Mobile Query , teachers and students can load free reference software onto any cell phone. The software options include spell check, a dictionary, a thesaurus, email, highway traffic information, and even stock market quotes. By loading this software onto students' cell phones, their mobile devices immediately become a reference tool for driving, English language skills, and even business. An immediate application of this software would be for a business class where students have "bought" stocks and are following them on the market.

PDAStreet: Software Reviews: Review: Qik - Quickly Share Mobile Video

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With Qik, you can share that lousy video with the world - and, surprisingly, its a lot of fun. Qik is a social networking tool that gives the cell phone video camera a reason for existing. With it, you can shoot tiny vids of your days wanderings, then share them with the world. Its simple and easy: a Twitter for those who prefer video. Before you sign in, view Qiks list of supported phones. If your phone is on there, youre setunless you have the iPhone. The Qik team lists the iPhone as supported, even though you need a jailbroken iPhone to make it work. Tap it again when youre ready to stop.

6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

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I absolutely love software, apps, applications, extensions, plug-ins, add-ons, whatever you want to call it. Because one of my passions is to review software and as I’m doing it, I’m always coming up with ways I think the software could be better, it’s just part of my DNA I suppose. still go to Church of course. Probably why I still love keyboard shortcuts. Fun times.

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

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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.

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

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Dan defines microinteractions , as the smallest details that delight customers and keep them coming back to the software, or the app, or the web page, or a particular smartphone or tablet, or even the physical appliances we use every day. Microinteractions in Device-Shifting for Learners. The New Articulate Studio ’13. New Microinteractions for Learners. ’ 3. Conclusion.

Response to a PC-era’s review of the XO Tablet

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The most recent one gives a more negative view than some which is good for balance but seems to be coming from someone still thinking that PC and PostPC devices can’t both have a place. mlearn mlearning uLearning Android OLPC software tablet XO XO tablet Go here to read it. link]. Here FYI was my response. Nice to see a balanced overview here thanks Edward. Am I right?

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

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Articulate in my experience builds software that is not only aesthetically pleasing but also intuitive and easy to use. remember the first time I installed Articulate Engage, I thought this is how software should be built, it’s beautiful and engaging. Storyline approaches making software simulations in a whole new ways as compared to Adobe Captivate. Storyline also comes with a feature called Action Fine-tuning, which allows you to go back and make fine adjustment to your software simulations. However if there’s a company that can do it, that is certainly Articulate.

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Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips

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Also factor in their use of and comfort with mobile devices. Mobile devices are slowly gearing up to be media consumption devices, but it is still important to note they have small screens and are given short and limited attention by users. Have a target device, allow for graceful degradation. Ask if there will be a real benefit for the user. Content pull? Collaboration?

Mobile Innovation – Using the Device as a Microscope

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Innovative thinkers are always finding new ways to leverage the power of the mobile device. We’ve seen the screen used for a flashlight, the device used as a compass and lots of other novelty oriented uses (just take a look at the iPhone’s app store). The image could be sent from the device to a doctor for analysis.

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

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However, now that the desktop has been reduced to just one of many screens we have to develop learning for, coupled with the fact that Flash is no longer the ubiquitous technology it once was, perhaps video is about to play a bigger role in how we develop the next generation of learning experiences, that will be consumed by learners across a multitude of mobile devices. link]. link]. link].

Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis

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Practical, affordable and exciting devices available to enable learning on mobile. Devices getting faster and better, with increasing memory and storage capacity making it possible for complex applications to reside on devices. Development platforms for mobile are easy-to-use and do not involve most of the complications associated with desktop or system software.

Guided Tuor of OverDrive: Borrowing Audiobooks from Public Libraries

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Overdrive is an app that many public libraries in North America use to provide patrons with access to audiobooks on their mobile devices. I’ve been using the Overdrive iPhone app for several weeks now and have found that by listening to books, I am able to get through books that I would otherwise not get through if I was reading them (mainly due to time restraints). 

QRcode – where can you get the software to read barcodes

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But what if you do have a cell phone with a camera, but you did not get QR-code software to read these codes? No problem, it is really easy to find software to read these codes if you follow the steps below. have been looking around for software that is customized for as many cell phones as possible. During this quest I found QuickMark a software company based in Taiwan.

Tablets will replace PCs but not in the way you Think

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(image credit: [link]. I’m fully convinced that mobile devices, especially Tablets, will eventually replace our traditional desktop PCs! printing problems, no optical drives (for backups I suppose), and that they won’t run power software, including Adobe Photoshop, Avid Studio, and Microsoft OneNote. What are you thoughts? Send to Kindle.

CCK08 Free and reliable open source software for YOU and all of us

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Connecting to others, is enabled by open source software. The open source community celebrated Software Freedom Day on 20 September. In the past decade, free and open source software (FOSS) has become one of the major catalysts in increasing transparency by lowering the barrier to access the best software technologies. You get MediaPortal as Open Source software.

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

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Don’t get me wrong, there are some nice new feature in version 7, however I cannot find that game-changing feature that I think every software upgrade needs to have, the ‘killer app’ if you will. Note the scroll bars needed for all devices except for the iPad in landscape mode. Fast Forward One Year Later. Hence the title of this post. Conclusion.

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So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?

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And if HTML5 is key to delivering eLearning on the iPad, but unless your organisation is adopting the iPad as the ‘preferred’ device, HTML5 may not be the best option for developing your eLearning. native app is software written for mobile devices for performing a specific task, e.g. a game, calendar, music player, etc. and runs on the device’s operating system.

Digital Audiobooks, Assistive Technology and its Effects on Literacy

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The proliferation of mobile handheld devices coupled with complex assistive technology software is pushing the concept further.  Digital audiobooks and assistive technology software such and text-to-speech software is not new.  The Dragon Dictation app is an iPhone version of Dragon Naturally Speaking, complex and expensive assistive technology software. The cost? 

10 Things I Love about Screenr.com

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One Acrobat.com service I thought about was having a light-weight version of Adobe Captivate as part of Acrobat.com that would enable customers to do simple screen recordings or even software simulations, that could be shared and posted everywhere, on YouTube for example, or even right on Acrobat.com somehow. So much for that. Let me explain. Simply Brilliant! Nothing to Download.

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Richard Clark: mLearning on multiple devices: a practical guide at mLearnCon

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Key questions to ask: comfort level with technology, approach (direct instruction (not really great learning, dixit Richard, for mobile learning), performance support, gateway to existing), online versus offline (sync issues), range of devices (take into account the lowest version of the operating systems), fidelity to device conventions. what is it aimed for? how do you support it?

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

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Since then mobile devices and Apps have only gotten better, faster and more innovative, and if there’s something the App development community has shown us, time and time again, is that mobile offers new possibilities never possible on PCs. recommend you hold weekly brainstorming sessions with your teams, where you start to reimagine your learning on mobile devices.

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. think the reason why eLearning tools vendors are rushing to market with a “ one size fits all ” solution for eLearning and mLearning, where the tools are simply converting existing desktop eLearning to HTML5, is because when they asked their customers what they wanted next in their software, for the most part what they heard was “I just want to have my learners access my stuff on the iPad.”

The Powerful Combination of Mobile Devices and Learning Apps

The Mobile Learner

In discussing the use of mobile devices, it is easy to forget that the educational and productive power of mobile devices comes through the integration of the devices with other tools. The mobile device, after all, is a hardware tool that makes certain tasks possible but the actualization of those tasks ultimately depends on the use of software or web tools.

Is eLearning on Tablets Really mLearning – My Stance

The Mobile Learner

This uniquely mobile experience is one that cannot be replicated on a desktop computer or in any other way.  As RJ states: Here we are fully immersed in the most amazing computing shift in history, armed with mobile devices that set Learning free and all we can do is convert traditional desktop eLearning for consumption on the iPad, but with nothing to show for in the way of being uniquely mobile? True, in the title, RJ focuses on tablets but I believe that mobile devices are also smart phones and media players (i.e. Devices change but the activity remains the same. 

March Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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March 2, 2011 Devices (816) iPad 2: whats in it for education? Best of Mobile Learning March 1, 2011 to March 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Getting Started With Mobile Learning? Rapid Intake Mobile Learning , March 1, 2011 Other Sources The following are the top items based on social signals. March 23, 2011.

Mobile Learning is where the Puck is Going to Be [#mLearning]

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Everyone was eager to learn more about how to design learning experiences that are optimized for touch on mobile devices. My apologies for the delay in blogging since my last post. have been busy launching my workshop on how to transition from e-Learning to m-Learning. Now that this workshop is up-and-running, I’m back with more thoughts on the mobile learning revolution.

Mobile Learning at TEDxLondon

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Bringing mobile devices and phones into the class to enhance learning. build software to support their learning – regularly making use of mobile phones as a stimulus. They take refurbished smartphones, with some educational software and tools installed onto them, and use them to improve teaching and learning. Ubuntu. It is an awesome word. I try to live my life by it. And when.

Mobile Devices in Research Labs

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We are beginning to see the future of mobile devices with information coming out of research labs. With location awareness, accelerometers and orientation sensors, plus increased storage and processing power, the devices we carry have powerful capabilities to improve our lives. An article in MIT's Technology Review showcases Palo Alto Research Center's (PARC) mobile software, Magitti, which suggests things to do based u. Much of this research can also be applied to learning at the point of need.

4 Ways Smartphones are helping People Learn a new Language

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Being a ubiquitous device in mobile learning, a smartphone has done almost all of the unthinkable, especially in helping learners master a foreign language. A  2012 survey  done by the University of Colorado, revealed that 14% of instructors and 60% of foreign students use mobile phones for language-learning purposes. Image courtesy of: Michael Cahill. Voice Recognition Technology.

Flash Player On Devices – Going Mobile Just Got Easier

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All the money and concentrated brain power of some of the most innovative and powerful companies will certainly yield some great results in the form of new software, hardware and cloud based applications to enable our productivity and creativity. One of the best signs for those who make learning content is the Flash Player finally coming to mobile devices in large numbers. But now Adobe has adapted the Flash player to run higher end content on new devices. The version that will run on devices is 10.1, so it’s able to provide of all the modern Flash capabilities.

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. Further proof of this is how readily schools, students and teachers are embracing the iPad as their device of choice. However, the software is another story. Watch this amazing video. Mobile Learning

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