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3 Examples of How to Use Google Glass for Performance Support

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Industry News Mobile Devices Google Glass performance support Firefighters, surgeons, and medical professionals are some of the first to pilot Google Glass to help them do their jobs better.

Mobilize Your Sales Team via Performance Support

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Upside Learning is bombarded on a daily basis with queries from companies prepared to leverage the capacity of mobile learning via the devices (yes, BYOD is here to stay folks) their people own and check constantly throughout the day. Mobile Learning Performance Support And while there are still some organizations that require more education before moving forward, more and […].

JIT Performance Support Mobile App Development

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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.

mLearning Is Not eLearning on A Mobile Device (Part Deux)

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John Feser talks about the role of performance support, unique affordances of mobile and user-generated content in mobile learning. Mobile Strategy Pedagogy and Learning eLearning vs. mLearning mobile affordances performance support user-generated content

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? has disavowed Flash and refuses to support it on. mobile devices in favor of longer battery life. began.

Virgin Atlantic Using Google Glass for Performance Support

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Industry News Mobile Devices Google Glass performance support Virgin Atlantic wearable technology The airliner is in the midst of a six-week pilot test to help deliver more personalized experiences to air travelers using wearable technology.

Mobile Devices: Breaking Through the Walled Garden

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I am a fan of the HowStuffWorks podcast “Stuff You Should Know” Recently, I listened to the episode titled, “What’s The Future of the Internet” and the discussion on net neutrality and the walled garden of devices got me thinking about how device and OS manufacturers are restricting our experience of the Internet and the implication this could have to learning in general and mobile learning in particular. There’s Apple and their iOS platform and there are the other devices that use Android. Let me provide a little context.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) – Being Practical About Mobile Learning

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After all, if, in publicly funded education, if we are going to serve the needs of all students, we need to provide equal access to devices to all students and equal access often comes at a high price – especially when equal access means purchasing computers. More recently, the conversation has shifted from purchasing computers to purchasing mobile devices

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) – Being Practical About Mobile Learning

The Mobile Learner

After all, if, in publicly funded education, if we are going to serve the needs of all students, we need to provide equal access to devices to all students and equal access often comes at a high price – especially when equal access means purchasing computers. More recently, the conversation has shifted from purchasing computers to purchasing mobile devices

Mobile Devices: Breaking Through the Walled Garden

The Mobile Learner

I am a fan of the HowStuffWorks podcast “Stuff You Should Know” Recently, I listened to the episode titled, “What’s The Future of the Internet” and the discussion on net neutrality and the walled garden of devices got me thinking about how device and OS manufacturers are restricting our experience of the Internet and the implication this could have to learning in general and mobile learning in particular. There’s Apple and their iOS platform and there are the other devices that use Android. Let me provide a little context.

Three Ways to Use Mobile Devices in Workplace Learning

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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.

How Blood Banks Use SMS to Raise Support and Help Save Lives

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Carol Brugman, Marketing & Communications Specialist at Blood Systems, explained “as more people depend on mobile devices, we need to be at the forefront of changing trends and use whatever communication channel works best for donors.”. The post How Blood Banks Use SMS to Raise Support and Help Save Lives appeared first on Mobile Commons. Text messaging for blood donation centers.

mLearning is Bigger than Mobile Devices. The “m” is for Multiscreen.

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Here’s how Wikipedia defines mLearning today: Any sort of learning that happens when the learner is not at a fixed, predetermined location, or learning that happens when the learner takes advantage of the learning opportunities offered by mobile technologies. [1]  In other words mobile learning decreases limitation of learning location with the mobility of general portable devices

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

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As Renee Brumett, the electronic resources librarian, states, “We are particularly attentive to mobile trends as we see usage of mobile devices climb. The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services uses text messaging for child support services. The post SMS Nation: Mobile Strategists, Renewing Library Books, And Child Services Support appeared first on Mobile Commons

Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement

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Trawling through my feeds across various social media, I’ve been noticing a spurt in the number of discussions around the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) movement. Bring Your Own Device’ or BYOD, refers to an organizations employees using their personal devices (usually Smartphones/Tablets) at the workplace to access company resources for business use. What makes BYOD popular?

This Week in mLearning Podcast – Episode 6 – Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

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Tips for developing a BYOD strategy. 8- What does this mean to eLearning developers? 9-  Webinar “ Learning Interactions On Mobile Devices. Your browser does not support the audio element. What Works? What Doesn’t? held on 15th May, 2012 and hosted by   Robert Gadd. 10- Apps of the week: Prezi Viewer for iPad and Skitch for iPad. Send to Kindle. Mobile Learning Podcast BYOD mLearning

Help us #save new born babies lives by using #mobile devices for #ultrasound

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"Why not save the lives of new borns by making use of mobile devices that can be used for ultra-sound?" Please feel free to support us by voting on the project ( here is the link to the voting option ), Remark: you must register here first (for free) to be able to vote, it only takes a moment and I think they do it to make sure the voters are 'real' people. Thanks in advance!

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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Mobile Devices and 21st Century Skills: Part 2 – Knowledge Construction

The Mobile Learner

In the first post of this series on mobile devices and 21st century skills, I focused in the use of mobile devices in developing communication skills. We move now to a discussion in the use if mobile devices and knowledge construction. Similar to what is stated above, mobile devices can easily support information attainment by allowing students to access information online. In the days before computer technology and the Internet, access to information was scarce. Alternatively, one could access the knowledge of an expert. This teaching mindset is now obsolete.

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

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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. iA Single Experience across multiple screens, as illustrated in the image above, is the world we live in today! eLearning is dead!

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SCORM Implementation For Mobile Devices

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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. Mobile browsers now almost fully support JavaScript and this makes it possible to implement SCORM using JS support. For identifying devices we used the information in request headers. skyfire-phone.

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

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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

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See worklearnmobile.org/articles/mobile-museum-tours-apps-and-indoor-positioning  for more details.     Q: As we know, m-learning is not e-learning on a mobile device. 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? How to get started with m-learning? What are your thoughts? Where is the learner? What are they doing? What do they need information about? Just do it!

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The Power of Mobile Learning for Performance Support

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Learn more about how to use mobile devices to help people do their jobs better by attending Scott McCormick''s Learning Solutions session next week. Conferences Mobile Strategy eLearning Guild Learning Solutions performance support

Enterprise Mobility and Mobile Learning

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And since employees are most likely to have their mobile device with them at all times, their situational awareness would be improved by using your application on their device. used to think of learning and performance support as two different things. find myself learning with my mobile devices out of boredom and curiosity as well as for an immediate performance-driven need.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

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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. Adobe Edge Animate.

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Latest issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies available

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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. Using Mobile Devices and Gaming as a Means of Building Vocabulary. GPS Navigation and Tracking Device. Most of the articles are on mobile learning. Nevena Mileva).

SMS Delivers Patient Support in Many Forms

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In many countries , they’re the only device most people use to get online. Patient Support: Case Studies In the last decade, many healthcare providers — including those in remote areas — have leveraged SMS for patient services. Other examples of SMS patient support include: Using text messaging to improve patients’ knowledge and foster behavioral change.

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

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This year we have seen technology companies introduce a myriad of mobile devices of all sizes, prices and operating systems. Mobile changes everything from the way we learn new things by interacting with information on our mobile devices, to the way we design the next generation of learning experiences for the mobile learner. The more devices you have for testing, the better.

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MLearning and a Global Workforce

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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).

Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips

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Also factor in their use of and comfort with mobile devices. Collaboration is another area where mobile technology can enhance and support performance and learning. 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. Content pull? Collaboration?

Why eLearning On Tablets?

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It is the intersection of mobile device consumption and eLearning that incorporates anytime, anywhere resources to deliver meaningful performance support for effective learning and performance improvement. Mobile is the future of workplace learning. That is far beyond a mere statement, mobile learning is transforming our societies, professional curriculums – even the education system. Tablets are […]. Mobile Learning eLearning On Tablets

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. One of the most relevant tools (currently) for performance support. Concerns still revolve around basic device security and data security.

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

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Experience suggests that mlearning works best in enhancing the social, informal, just-in-time, and performance support solutions/initiatives. Audience profile: How do your learners use their mobile devices? Does your learning strategy include a mix of social, informal, and performance support already? Decide on Devices & Platforms to Support. Ask yourself -.

Speak Up 2009: The biggest Obstacle to Using Technology in Ed.Not Being Able to Use Student's Own Mobile Devices!

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63% of parents say they would buy their child a cell phone if they knew it would be used for educational purposes ONLY 18% of parents dismiss mobile devices as not having a positive impact on learning. Very interesting research has just been published by the Tomorrow Group (Speak Up 2009) about mobile phones and education. Here are a few highlights: PARENTS SAY YES! Potential Benefits of Using Cell Phones in Learning According to PARENTS!

Using Mobile Devices to Increase Community Engagement

The Mobile Learner

After blogging about the use of mobile devices from the perspective of classroom instruction and student learning for over five years, I now find myself considering how these same tools that can be used to help students learn can also be used to strengthen the home-school connection. This makes it difficult to know what the depth and breadth of use is after only 5 weeks of tweeting.

Putting Handheld Devices to Work in Mobile Learning

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In his blog post from last week, Amit Carg, an eLearning professional and co-founder of Upside Learning , a learning solutions firm, identified three essential ways mobile devices can assist with the continued education of employees: 1. As performance support agents. Micro-blogging and social media on mobile devices. 2. Performance support and coaching. 8.

These Stats Bode well for Mobile Learning

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 . All signs continue to point to a near future where mobile devices will surpass desktop PCs for how we connect to the Internet, shop, and most other things, including learning. In my experience in talking to eLearning developers, they all have one thing when it comes to talking about mobile devices and eLearning, they all tell me their learners want to access their eLearning on the iPad.

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From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

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However unlike some people who think that things like the price tag of a mobile device or its battery are holding mobile learning back from full adoption, I’m convinced technology has little to do with what’s holding us back from crossing the chasm. vision. Mobile Challenges. Every new computing paradigm has challenges and the new mobile revolution is no different.

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

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There were simply too many things going against these tools back then, for example the fact that Adobe Flash is not supported on mobile devices, the myriad of mobile devices coming out with different screen sizes and operating systems, and perhaps most importantly the fact that most eLearning tools are based on a ‘fixed sized’ slide paradigm, etc.

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