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Performance Support Tools Help Alleviate Stress At Work

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Performance support can combat the stress that comes from a heavy workload in more ways than one. Mobile Strategy employee engagement Harvard Business Review performance support

3 Examples of How to Use Google Glass for Performance Support

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

How To Leverage Mobile For Effective Performance Support

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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 Reasons Why Performance Support & Mobile Is A Match Made In Heaven!

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While managing training is unarguably a huge challenge to ensure everyone performs in line with the company’s goals, it is the period after the training is over, where employees need support and training cannot really help at that point. It cannot help because arranging for training cannot be done real-time and has a lot of […]. Mobile Learning Workplace Learning Performance Support

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

has disavowed Flash and refuses to support it on. programming language, but for the lay person it's probably helpful to think of it that. as built-in support for video). should check to see what version of SCORM their LMS supports and make sure the mo- bile authoring tool supports the same version. began. from all sides, smart phones and tablets are here to stay.

Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems

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This post specifically talks about how a Mobile Learning Platform can be used as an effective Performance Support System. What is a ‘Performance Support System’? A ‘Performance Support System’ or PSS refers to any system that improves worker productivity by providing on-the-job access to integrated information, advice and learning experiences. The four components of a good PSS.

SMS to the Rescue for Customer Support

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People are all too familiar with the woes that come with customer support. Fortunately, text messaging provides a faster, more efficient solution that solves common customer support problems. Consumers prefer SMS to other channels for customer support. recent study found that 89% of people want a different option for customer support. How SMS improves customer support.

Virgin Atlantic Using Google Glass for Performance Support

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

5 Tips To Help Designers Create Assets for Mobile Development

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

Setting up #LGBT help in crisis #uganda

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feel that with the current Ugandan LGBT crisis involving prosecution and incarceration of LGBT, and even alleged LGBT people - actions must be set up that help those at immediate risk. So for me, in a first step one should be supportive of LGBT and the whole population of Uganda. Does stopping international (read western) aid work? While find targeted actions. So how can this be done?

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Adobe Presenter 7.0.7 is HERE with ActionScript 3.0 Support

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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. Send to Kindle.

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How Text Messaging Helps Relieve Pain in Chronic Patients

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Supportive text messages have been shown to reduce the pain experienced by patients suffering from chronic pain. Here, we’ll identify why text messaging is an effective tool for helping patients and present ways in which healthcare providers can use SMS at their own practice. Can text messaging provide social support to patients? That’s why text messaging is so helpful.

Texting Networks Bring Anonymous Help to Troubled Teens

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It makes sense then, that a program aimed at teens challenged by behavioral health issues would offer a way for them to seek help via text message. local effort to help youths in distress. In recent years, text messaging has become more popular as a way to help teenagers in need, from mental health counseling programs like TalkSpace to anonymous hotlines like the Text-A-Tip program.

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High-Speed Computing Fuels The Speed Of Change

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The CHAMPIONS framework can help your organization adapt to those changes with ease. Industry News Mobile Strategy Pedagogy and Learning User Experience CHAMPIONS content strategy Learning Everywhere mobile technology performance supportThe business world is always changing.

Writing a #crossplatform #multimedia rich #eBook is hard! Help needed

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So I was looking at a way to get an eBook - preferably an ePub - published, with integrated movies, audio and the more classic stuff (hyperlinks, pictures) and. I can use any help you might have. First stop: Lulu publishing: they do offer an eBook solution, but currently without multimedia support so. here is the road I traveled so far. So, I started to sift through what is out there.

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

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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. "Why not save the lives of new borns by making use of mobile devices that can be used for ultra-sound?" Thanks in advance!

Help High School Graduates Attend College with Summer Text Message Programs

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study  conducted in the summer of 2012 examines how cost-effective text messaging programs can help students, particularly those from low-income backgrounds, overcome summer melt and successfully enroll in colleges. Simplify the college enrollment process with helpful text messages. Summer melt is particularly high among students from low-income and disadvantaged backgrounds.

Help Voters Get to the Polls with the Mobile Commons Polling Place Locator

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To help make that task easier, Mobile Commons is excited to offer our text message polling place locator. Text Message Information Lookups Help Everyone. The HRC ran a campaign that let supporters text in to learn about various companies’ LGBT-inclusiveness policies. Did you make a plan to vote this year? How the Mobile Commons Polling Place Locator Works. It’s that simple!

4 Ways Text Messaging Helps Individuals Recovering from Addiction

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While mHealth measures are improving patient outcomes across all healthcare fields, their value in supporting addiction recovery is especially noteworthy. Text messaging programs can provide the networked support on which addiction rehabilitation depends, and they do so at a cost far cheaper than comparable in-person support. Ninety percent of all adults in the U.S.

How To Leverage Mobile For Effective Performance Support

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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.

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

Sierra Club Uses SMS Campaign to Map Environmental Support

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The Sierra Club used a recent speech about climate change by President Obama to engage their base with an SMS campaign designed to create a telling image of national support for the President’s “bold climate plan.”. How Mapping Can Help Your Organization. A map of people’s opinions is a great way to gauge support for policy ideas. Montgomery, Alabama.). It is about time!

ASTD 2013 Mobile Learning Sessions

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Gary Woodill helps you find all things mobile learning at ASTD 2013 in Dallas. Conferences ASTD ICE 2013 mobile learning performance support sales enablement

SMS Delivers Patient Support in Many Forms

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SMS can help with many aspects of the healthcare process, such as sending patients appointment and follow-up reminders, information about schedule changes, timely medical advice and more. Patient Support: Case Studies In the last decade, many healthcare providers — including those in remote areas — have leveraged SMS for patient services. Around the world, smartphones rule. In

Help Spread the Message- Scholarship Fund

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You can find more information on this scholarship fund on our Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/WestRuskScholarships Please "Like" and "Share" this page to help get the word out. - The back story to this scholarship is very interesting. While this is an amazing show of support, a lot more needs to be done. Please share our story and the Facebook page to help not just our community hear about this and possibly help, but the entire world. Sturghill promised every student in this school to pay in full their tuition to East Texas Baptist University.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

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– pointers on some of the tools out there, that you can use to help you take that ‘leap of faith’ into mLearning. 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. It’s free! 2.

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

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My advice is to resist the temptation and instead try and reimagine what your existing courses need to look like on mobile, considering the context in which people use mobile devices, plus all the sensor superpowers built into mobile devices, and then go out and look for the right tools and technologies that will help you bring your ideas to life. 5. 2012 has been an amazing year for mobile!

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From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

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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.

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

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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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Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement

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As per a survey conducted by Good Technology in October 2011, 72 percent of its customers were already formally supporting BYOD programs. Another 19 percent of the respondents indicated that they were either planning to support BYOD within the next 6-12 months or were considering, but did not have a specific timeframe for support. What makes BYOD popular? Feel free to comment.

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

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When implementing mobile learning in workplace, following 6 steps will help create an effective mlearning strategy. 1. 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? Establish the Need.

Technology can help every learner

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As a learning Intervention and Support teacher, my adventures in technology have already shown me just how powerful digital technology can be in enabling differentiated learning. Step one of course is to know what these needs are - technology helps in the collation and storage/accessing diagnostic data immensely. Now eSchool News is reporting on an International Society for Education and Technology webinar from last week that provided examples of how technology can provide this same kind of support - but directly with students.  Head over HERE to read the full piece.

Mobile Enables Informal Learning

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70:20:10 is the most common framework used to help understand informal learning. To support the argument – that informal learning is important – here is a research by Prof Robert Kelley from Carnegie Mellon University, which shows dramatic drop over the years in the percentage of information that the workers need to hold in their heads to get their work done. Informal Learning.

Why Not A Snapguide For Your Workplace?

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The link between training and actual performance is often long drawn and fuzzy, while the one between performance support and performance is quite direct and immediate. And that’s where I believe mobile is going to be very helpful. That’s a true just-in-time support-plus-learning ecosystem helping staff perform better enabled by learning assets.

Mobile Learning – The Third Dimension

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We believe mobile learning will play an extremely important role in enabling organizations to support their people manage and retain their competitive edge – check out our earlier webinar “ No escaping mobile learning ”. Cue “mobile learning” – a medium perfectly suited to “support” this. Another instance and application of mobile learning and performance support! Rings a bell?

Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

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We’ve presented some cost-effective options below to help you get started. Basic interactivities are generally well supported in HTML/can be easily developed using this authoring tool. CreateJS targets the HTML5 Canvas element and supports most of the core illustration, animation, interactivity, and timeline capabilities of Flash Pro. 1.Flash Course. For HTML output.

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New Report Reinforces Mobile Learning is Best as Performance Support

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The study was very insightful, and the findings support the notion that m-Learning is currently best consumed in the form of performance support material. Employees in the study used mobile content that helped them find information about clients and other employees at the point of need before communicating with clients. Employees did not find the mobile courseware to be particularly helpful. However, this study does point to mobile performance support, delivering context relevant content quickly and efficiently as a major enabler for productivity.

Back from a year-long Sabbatical from Tech: 9 Things I’m excited about

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and the new Android Support and Sliders – I’m now working on a review of Storyline 2.0 and there’s a lot to be excited about, especially the new Android support and Sliders, which I personally believe is one of the ways to re-imagine eLearning on Desktop into thumb-friendly mLearning on any device. What Can I do to Help? Here’s a short video:  [link].

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League of Conservation Voters Uses A/B Testing to Learn More About Their Supporters

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Every organization’s supporters are different – so how do you best communicate with yours? When LCV wanted to build their mobile list, they weren’t sure about the best way to encourage their supporters to sign up. That kind of insight can help guide all their future communications moving forward. One group was asked to text in their favorite presidential candidate. 

Tappestry: Kicking the Informal Learning (Tin) Can

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This emphasis is echoed by the new Certified Training and Development Professional (CTDP) designation maintenance requirements released by the Canadian Society for Training and Development (CSTD), which recognizes blog entries, workshop facilitation, and on-the-job projects with the same importance as attending CSTD-supplied courses, a stance that I fully support. A review by Jessica Knox.