Hopes for #Google #MOOC partnership with #EdX
SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
With a bit of a delay some thoughts on Google''s move towards education ( lining up with EdX for the MOOC.org platform ). It does not come as too much of a surprise, as Google has been exploring education for a longer period of time. Another angle which I find of interest is the Google teacher approach: or how to use Google tools for teachers.
15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads
JANUARY 30, 2013
– pointers on some of the tools out there, that you can use to help you take that ‘leap of faith’ into mLearning. So here’s the list of the tools that can do the job and which you might want a closer look at. 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.
7 Free Online Tools for CSS Optimization
JULY 5, 2013
If you truly want to develop learning, or any other type of content that can be viewed on multiple screens, including desktops and laptops, smartphones, tablets, as well as future devices, such as Google Glass, the only solid solution is by using Responsive Web Design principles. Here are the tools in the article I found. Online Tools for CSS Optimization. fairly simple tool.
Selecting meaningful #socialmedia tools for a #MOOC or #PLN
MAY 2, 2012
MOOC), or gearing up for a Personal Learning Network (PLN) is the selection of meaning social media tools. If you see that I have missed a group or set of social media tools, feel free to let me know. Social Media Tool Why use it + implementation Example with possible extra Idea and content sharing Microblogging Twitter allows the learner group to share short messages with one another, linking it to more content. Virtual meetings Virtual meeting tools allow synchronous communication to take place. A big part of setting up an open, online course (e.g. Video (e.g.
New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions
With competition from Google, Blackberry (RIM), Microsoft, and HP heating up. As of the writing of this article, the main players in the mobile device space are: •Apple with iOS •Google with Android OS •RIM with Blackberry OS •Microsoft with Windows Phone OS •Symbian which has plans to use the Windows Phone OS So how do you create content that works on all of these devices? began.
#Future of #learning on the go: Project Glass
APRIL 5, 2012
Project Glass from Google research starts out as a personal assistant type of technology. It definitely adds to the mobile learning options as well and most of all, that would result in only having to use one - 1 - tool, a thing that sits on my nose daily anyway, my glasses. For real! you have got a whole different immersive learning package! The only thing I want to know is.
Google’s App Inventor … liberation or stagnation?
SEPTEMBER 2, 2011
A year ago, Google released App Inventor – a fascinatingly visual, albeit rather buggy tool for developing android apps. Perfect tools for learning about coding. Today I found an email in my inbox announcing that Google are dropping support for it. Google are open-sourcing the code base. Often a sign of a project’s demise. The App Inventor Team What do you think?
Write, create, curate and collaborate: preparing for #digiWriMo
OCTOBER 16, 2015
Plan to join our regular Twitter chats using #digiwrimo , head over to our Facebook page , or participate in the DiGiWriMo Google Community , and visit this site often. But, if you want to share your work with others, do so by posting it on our Facebook page , on Twitter using #digiwrimo , in the Google Community , or tag your blog posts with “digiwrimo”. collaborative learning collaborative working multimedia online learning open education social media tools writingGreat initiative to combine digital writing and creativity all through the month of November 2015.
@LucidChart for #collaborative work and organizing
JANUARY 23, 2013
There are ample tutorials and I could easily register with my Google account so with one click I was on it. have added it to my working tools. quick overview of the options of LucidChart can be found here: collaborative working tools mooc instructional design oldsmooc eLearningwonderful way of working with a team on both mindmaps, flowchart or organizational charts. Nice stuff.
How to choose a #mobile device for #mLearning purposes
JULY 12, 2012
Smartphone marketplaces: Blackberry: [link] Apple iPhone: [link] Google Play (for Android phones): https://play.google.com/store Windows mobile: [link] If you plan some mLearning, you might also want to take a look at which applications might enhance learning for your target learner audience. mobile tools mLearning technology howto mobile learningOr is it of interest to you?
eLearning is dead! Multi-screen learning is the next big thing.
JULY 19, 2015
As illustrated in the image above, this mantra is one of the key drivers behind some of the most powerful companies in the world, namely Apple, Google, and Microsoft. Rapid eLearning tools. According to Google, 90% of users use multiple screens sequentially to accomplish a task over time. single experience across multiple screens is the holy grail of computing these days.
#Fun testing boundaries of #DeepFace
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
The algorithm draws its power from Deep Learning , a visual as well as audio (language) recognition system set-up by Google. So take DeepFace to the challenge Provide DeepFace with some additional challenges, while at the same time expand your EdTech tool-use History is being rewritten, we all know this, and most of the time history is written by the victors ( Churchill ).
6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design
MARCH 4, 2015
According to Google, 90% of users use multiple screens sequentially to accomplish a task over time. 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. OMD research: viewers switch devices regularly while the TV is on (Image credit: Nathan Daniels).
Google App Inventor – Can It Boost mLearning?
JULY 19, 2010
Last week Google launched App Inventor a visual development tool to build Android applications. This tool will allow anyone to create an Android app without writing even a single line of code. The video below shows how easy it is to built an Android app using this tool –. Tags: Mobile Learning Android App Inventor Google mLearning doubt.
8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning
DECEMBER 13, 2012
In 2012 Apple announced the iPhone 5, two new iPads and the new iPad mini; Google unveiled their first tablet, the nexus 7 and later the 10″ version; Amazon gave us three Kindle Fire HD tablets. In 2012 tech giants like Google, Yahoo, Adobe, Microsoft, Intel and HP posted disappointing earning results. Explore other Tools beyond the Usual Suspects. Samsung S3).
10 steps to convert a DVD into a #mobile format
AUGUST 14, 2012
Get the specifications of the screen of your mobile device (google the type of your mobile device and add ‘specifications’ or ‘specs’). video multimedia mobile tools mLearning howto tutorial mobile learningAs a teacher or professor you want to use multimedia (e.g. from your school’s library) in your classes or for informal learning purposes, the trouble is how do you do that? Step 2.
Mobile Student Organization and Management Tools
Cell Phones in Learning
JANUARY 27, 2008
Since we know that over 73% of high school students have a cell phone ( Speak Up 2006 K-12 Report , 2006) with them at all times, learning to use their cell phone as an organizational tool may be more beneficial for life-long structure than a paper assignment notebook. It also couples with Jott and Google's Calendar. thought I would go ahead and share a few of them.
This Week in mLearning Podcast #8 – mLearnCon, Captivate 6, Camtasia 8, MS Surface, iOS 6, Nexus 7
JULY 1, 2012
Google I/O 2012: Google Nexus 7, Google chrome for iOS, Google Drive on the Apple´s App Store, Google+ app. 4. Camtasia Studio 8 by TechSmith: a must-have tool. Apple´s World Wide Developers Conference: MacBook Pro, iOS 6 and more on its approach to a single computing experience. RJ Jacquez wrote more about Apple´s mobile story here: [link]. 2.
Choosing a free on- and offline #reference software: Zotero
SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
As my thesis is becoming a reality, I felt a need to reevaluate the online reference tools that are currently available and choose one I would use for the next couple of months (at least). After having a closer look at Mendeley , Zotero and Endnote , I decided that Zotero would be the tool for me. tools references researchBut I must admit it was a close shave with Mendeley.
QR Codes and Beyond?
Mobile Learning Edge
DECEMBER 16, 2010
“Last month, Google formally released its URL shortener Goo.gl, which included the ability to create QR codes by adding “.qr” Google has already been pushing the codes as a way to download Android apps. It It also launched Favorite Places on Google, which involved distributing 100,000 QR code stickers to local businesses. Tried using a QR (quick response) code yet?
Tappestry: Kicking the Informal Learning (Tin) Can
Mobile Learning Edge
DECEMBER 17, 2012
have some ideas, but I will save that for another post… Tappestry raises a bigger question for me about the way we view digital learning tools that may be an unintended result of giving informal learning a more concrete language. Who can deny that their first reaction when they don’t know something is to Google it? A review by Jessica Knox.
Google’s App Inventor Will Allow ‘The Rest of Us’ to make Apps
mLearning is Good
JULY 12, 2010
Many in the mobile learning community have been clamoring for tools that allow us as learning content creators to build apps for the mobile device. Google has decided to help us with that need by creating App Inventor , which claims to allow people who don’t have programming skills to create mobile apps through a drag and drop interface. Droid. More about it here: [link].
Mobile Student Organization and Management Tools
Cell Phones in Learning
JANUARY 27, 2008
Since we know that over 73% of high school students have a cell phone ( Speak Up 2006 K-12 Report , 2006) with them at all times, learning to use their cell phone as an organizational tool may be more beneficial for life-long structure than a paper assignment notebook. This site also couples with your Apple iCal or Google Calendar so you can also view your "to do" list on your web-ready cell phone. It also couples with Jott and Google's Calendar. Therefore anything you post in Google Calendar can be sent as a text message reminder to the cell phone.
mLearning-World.com: Everything is a Learning Tool!
DECEMBER 31, 2006
skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Sunday, December 31, 2006 Everything is a Learning Tool! In a recent article on Learning Circuits, Clark Aldrich proclaimed Second Life is not a Teaching Tool which then followed with the flame wars in Second Life Redux & The Ultimate MMORPG? Everything is a Learning Tool!
25 free eLearning tools + person in the picture: Jane Hart
JUNE 17, 2008
In my quest to realize a Star Trek-ian society within my lifetime I wish to promote free tools, eLearning tools at that. Everyone could build a repository with free eLearning tools, but she did it by distilling the top 100 tools that were provided to her by expert eLearning colleagues from all around the world. For me I use 17 of those tools actively for my own use.
Using Cell Phones & Google Voice in Foreign Language
Cell Phones in Learning
DECEMBER 29, 2009
My co-instructor Jeff Stanzler sent me this Educause article about a Spanish teacher who started using Google Voice with his students for oral language activities. While I have been talking about the potential benefits of Google Voice and foreign language, this is the first time I have really seen it put into practice. The Author ( Peyton Jobe) describes how he uses Google Voice with both upper and lower level Spanish students: "Cell phones offer an accountability tool for teachers inside the classroom. googlevoice
Using Cell Phones & Google Voice in Foriegn Language
Cell Phones in Learning
DECEMBER 29, 2009
My co-instructor Jeff Stanzler sent me this Educause article about a Spanish teacher who started using Google Voice with his students for oral language activities. While I have been talking about the potential benefits of Google Voice and foreign language, this is the first time I have really seen it put into practice. The Author ( Peyton Jobe) describes how he uses Google Voice with both upper and lower level Spanish students: "Cell phones offer an accountability tool for teachers inside the classroom.
6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy
AUGUST 16, 2012
You may have noticed already – mobile platforms (or operating systems) are jostling for larger share of the pie with Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android together ruling the market as of now. Cross platform development tools may try and resolve this issue but not quite. We expect the tools to become more capable in exploiting the potential of HTML5 in future. Ask yourself -.
mLearning-World.com: Directory of Free E-Learning Tools - mLearning - Zimbio
DECEMBER 18, 2006
skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Monday, December 18, 2006 Directory of Free E-Learning Tools - mLearning - Zimbio Good references just posted to the mLearning Wiki at Zimbio. ► 07/04 - 07/11 (3) eLearning Kindle eBook From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning: Speak U. learing+2.0 Training. iTunes 7.7
The End of the Road for me at Adobe. 2012 and Beyond.
JANUARY 3, 2012
believe that my experience as a Trainer, Product Manager and Evangelist will enable me to contribute to this community and be a key content curator, especially to those new to eLearning, who need to choose the right tool for the job. Soon I will be announcing a weekly eSeminar on choosing the right Rapid eLearning tool. will also be launching Online Training programs for these tools.
Back from a year-long Sabbatical from Tech: 9 Things I’m excited about
DECEMBER 18, 2014
This is exactly the type of innovation we need these days from Tools vendors. think what Google is doing with their Glass project is a more accurate view into the future of wearable tech, so I’m excited about that, too. Here’s a short video: [link]. Storyline 2.0 and the new Android Support and Sliders – I’m now working on a review of Storyline 2.0
mLearning Testing Tools & Methods
JANUARY 18, 2010
And if you want to ensure the best possible experience for every class of mobile learner, you’ll need to build a collection of working mobile devices, simulators/emulators and testing tools to span the potential reach of your target audience. My physical mobile devices and virtual tools for testing include: a. But the bigger your audience is, the greater your challenge can become.
mLearning-World.com: Life Tools- Power & Time
JANUARY 9, 2007
skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Tuesday, January 09, 2007 Life Tools- Power & Time This provided a good life lesson on balance and priority of power from a Masonic newsletter I received today: (this is unlrelated to design).The ► 01/04 - 01/11 (1) Is Twitter Being Used As A Training Tool? | New Le. Training.
10 Things I Love about Screenr.com
JANUARY 11, 2012
Eventually all the major Tech blogs rave about it and people say, this is amazing, who creates this technology, I want to know more and when they need a Rapid eLearning tool, guess who they are going to go to, that’s right, Articulate.com, the folks who make awesome software they say. Let’s share great content on Google+ at [link]. So much for that. Let me explain. Simply Brilliant!
mLearning-World.com: Edu Podcasting Gains New Tool
AUGUST 9, 2006
skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Wednesday, August 09, 2006 Edu Podcasting Gains New Tool The challenge with using Podcasting as a mobile learning platform is that to be truly mobile, your students must have some sort of Mp3 player. ► 01/04 - 01/11 (1) Is Twitter Being Used As A Training Tool? | New Le.
Topics of free #mLearning course #MobiMOOC
JUNE 19, 2012
The registration is simple: just sign up for the MobiMOOC Google group and you will be informed of any new developments, announcements. After consulting all you wonderful mLearning enthusiasts, I gladly share the the topics that will be covered in the next free, open and online course on mLearning called MobiMOOC. The architecture of this course will follow the (peace) tree architecture.
Pontydysgu – Bridge to Learning » Blog Archive » Google Goggles – an important tool for mobile work based learning?
DECEMBER 10, 2009
Pontydysgu – Bridge to Learning Pontydysgu.org Home Blogs Wales Wide Web Working & Learning My Learning Journey Anges Blog Jos Blog WordPress and more Google Goggles – an important tool for mobile work based learning? Is Google running short of imagination. But Google Goggles – who thought that up? Tags: Google Goggles Its a terrible name.
CLTI07 - Tony Karrer - Web2.0 tools for education
NOVEMBER 17, 2007
tools ranging from wiki's to social bookmarking. This is made easier when one uses Web2.0 or participative web tools. tools get thumbs down in a lot of cases. Bill Bruck pointed out that learning professionals need to learn how to support learning within the existing constraints and find tools and approaches that work within IT. Most attendees of the virtual conference knew wiki's, social bookmarking, RSS etcetera, but the Google Tilde operator was virtually unknown. The CLTI is on. Each session is a blast of information served to all attendees. not easy.
Searching a #discussion forum that is #mobile friendly #MyBB?
JUNE 15, 2012
In setting up MobiMOOC, I recently realized Google is fading out Google groups. So I want to find a new tool that is optimized for discussing content and ideas in a user-friendly, social media enabled and transparent way. Or at least it certainly feels that way. After comparing several discussion forums on the forum software compare URL , I think I will go for MyBB.
Free Mobile Learning Course – MobiMOOC2012
AUGUST 28, 2012
You can register for the course by becoming a member of the Google group here. Collaborative look at mLearning tools. The second edition of MobiMOOC starts next month. Inge De Waard ( @ignatia ), the organizer of MobiMOOC started this fantastic event last year which was quite successful. Do feel free to send in your thoughts on the topics you would like me to include. Learn More.