Mobile Video: A Powerful Tool for Training
Float Mobile Learning
OCTOBER 13, 2014
A Forbes study revealed C-level decision-makers preferred online video to reading text. Learn more about why and how to get started with mobile video. Mobile Strategy tips videos
Flipped #eMOOCs2015 conference videos via EdX course
MAY 4, 2015
The eMOOCs2015 conference will be starting in two weeks, and as a pre-conference treat videos and discussions on 10 top papers are presented in a real EdX MOOC format. By offering the videos and discussions prior to the actual conference sessions, we (= all conference organisers) hope to get a more in-depth discussion going during the sessions themselves. What you need to do?
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.
Nota tool for collaborative #mLearning with eBooks
MARCH 4, 2013
They only launched in January 2013 so still beta, which is the nicest state as all of our remarks on the tool are as such welcomed. After playing around a bit with Nota, it sure seems a nice tool. So anyone can easily add comments, bookmarks, put in links to other content like video's, statistics, pictures. which then can be commented on, liked, shared. all over again.
New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions
Solution #3: Using Standards-based Cross-platform Authoring Use an authoring tool that allows you to build content once, then publish it in a format. Intake's authoring tools allow you to do what is called a 'joint package' which means. as built-in support for video). began. With competition from Google, Blackberry (RIM), Microsoft, and HP heating up. devices? issues. devices.
My top 10 learning tools
SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
It is a wonderful list created by inputs from all of us, so add your tools to it. It gives you a moment to reflect on which tools you use most, or with the utmost enthusiasm. Feel free to add your top ten learning tools via this link , or simply go through the list as it grows here. Skype : simply the best tool which can be used across devices (mobile or computer).
The New Articulate Storyline iPad App and mLearning [VIDEOS]
MAY 11, 2012
By reading about different techniques, trying different tools and exploring mobile apps, it’s amazing how much new insight one can gain. Because of that constant pursuit of new ideas, metaphors and new tools, what started as a simple project in order to try out the shiny new Articulate Storyline product, ended up being an interesting demo that includes plenty in the way of interactivity.
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. Video (e.g. Extra: geotagging, sharing the location of the object of the video, audio or picture that is shared. augmented learning). Audio (e.g.
Summer schools on serious gaming and video use
JUNE 11, 2013
Two interesting summer school courses arrived in my mail box: one on video in research (3 week course in Finland) and one on serious gaming (one intense week in Austria), open for master and PhD students, and researchers. The Video Research course is designed for students and researchers interested in using video-based methods and technologies in research on learning and education.
New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2
MARCH 27, 2011
There were plenty of tools to create interactions (ala Engage-style functionality) as well as define animations and path-based motions which all rendered well in the final outputs. As detailed in a recent post, Rapid Intake’ s new mLearning Studio tools are preparing to hit the market and will enable IDs to publish their content as either Flash or HTML5 packages. Check it out here.
The State of Rapid Development Tools for Mobile Learning: Webinar Recording Now Available
MARCH 15, 2012
If you were not able to attend our Webinar yesterday on mLearning and the state of rapid development tools for mobile learning, the recording is now available. I’m very happy with how the webinar turned out and I would like to thank Jeff Tillett and Chad Udell from Float Learning for having me, as well as Robert Gadd for sharing the microphone with me. Send to Kindle.
Video: Rapid Development Tools for Mobile Learning
Float Mobile Learning
MARCH 15, 2012
Float welcomed two experts in the mobile industry to speak during our latest webinar yesterday. We’d like to offer a sincere thank you to special guests RJ Jacquez and Robert [.]. Mobile Development Webinars Chad Udell free webinar Jeff Tillett Mobile Learning Conversations RJ Jacquez Robert Gadd
My First 10 Screenr Video Tips and how other Screencasters use the Service
JANUARY 23, 2012
One great thing about Blogging is the comments you get from other people who also use the tools you blog about. As a footnote, it has proved invaluable for Articulate as a technical support tool so customers can screencast cases they submit to us. Here are my first 10 Screenr Video Tips: Two useful Chrome Extensions for measuring anything on your screen in pixels. OpenSesame.
My Top 10 Mobile Tools for Learning
AUGUST 6, 2008
Jane Hart from the Center for Learning & Performance Technologies is still looking for Top 10 Tools for Learning. have added my Top 10 Mobile Tools for Learning and they are: Opera mini browser [link] : this browser saves me on download time and size (which comes down to saving money). YouTube mobile [link] for really easy uploading of mobile videos.
10 steps to convert a DVD into a #mobile format
AUGUST 14, 2012
Get the specifications of the audio and video files your mobile phone supports. There are various formats for audio and video, in order to convert the DVD to the right format for your mobile device, this is very important. By default it looks at video files. You choose the 'video_ts.ifo' file. Here is where the audio video features you looked up come in handy.
Debut video capture software, free option #media #screencapture
MARCH 1, 2016
With my new laptop installed, I am now slowly catching up on my private software tools that make my life as an online learning provider/researcher/speaker easy. Sometimes conference organizers demand that you send them a video of one of your public speaking events, as such having some relevant talks at my fingertips makes it easier to fill in my speaker data. really liked it.
This Week in mLearning Podcast – Video in #mLearning [Episode 4]
APRIL 30, 2012
Welcome episode #4 of our new podcast entitled “ This Week in mLearning. ” In this episode, Robert and I talk Adobe CS6, Google Drive and the impact of Video in mLearning, as well as SceneChat, the Khan Academy, the Flipped Classroom and more. The video revolution: some stats. Best practices and current use of video in mLearning. SceneChat : making videos more interactive.
Create #mobile #quizzes free & paid options for #mlearning
JULY 5, 2012
Will the mobile quizzes be embedded in a learning platform? (if so, you need to make sure that if you use mobile authoring tools that are SCORM-compatible Why? An example of a mobile quiz option for Moodle is Mobile Study For mobile authoring tools, look at the end of this blogpost, for a free and easy mobile quiz tutorial just read the following section.
Write, create, curate and collaborate: preparing for #digiWriMo
OCTOBER 16, 2015
The definition of writing is also very open (though digital): it can be any narrative making media: drawing, video, audio, text. 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. learn by writing. It always feels like the movement of my fingers on my keyboard makes me think more clearly, and even pushes thoughts right into the open. It is simple and open. Breadcrumbs from here to the future. oh, nice initiative!
So, You Want to Build an App…
Float Mobile Learning
FEBRUARY 2, 2012
(Thanks to Matt Forcum for the comic!) In the past decade, we have seen a ton of rapid development tools for learning on the desktop. Apps Comic Cross-Platform Toolkits Mobile Development Mobile Web Adobe AppGyver Articulate Camtasia Captivate Dreamweaver eLearning HTML5 iOS Lectora mobile apps mobile Web phonegap rapid video training TrivantisIf I would like to create [.].
eLearning is dead! Multi-screen learning is the next big thing.
JULY 19, 2015
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. YouTube is now solely using HTML5 to serve videos. Rapid eLearning tools. eLearning is dead! Flash-based eLearning. 1024 x 768 Resolution.
My mobile video blog
mLearning is Good
MAY 27, 2010
And because most of them are learning professionals (Instructional designers and trainers), they have a great understanding of how to build and deploy a training program. I’m hoping I can help them in their efforts to add mobile learning to their learning tool set, they are certainly helping me expand my knowledge of mobile learning. I’m very interested in the idea of mobile video blogging. What I’m getting at is the idea that we can use regular commercial blogs now, but these tools are largely developed for social purposes. post images. post audio.
#OER on higher ed, corporate, personal & #development
JUNE 18, 2014
If anyone knows of such a tool, feel free to share. The open course This short (5 min) video shows the process and adoption of an open course, as it was experienced by the Tompkins Courtland Community College through the Kaleidoscope project. corporate eLearning higher education ICT4D mooc OER open education personal learning environment tools That is a sweet thing.
The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition
AUGUST 21, 2015
The sooner we embrace this truth and rally around tools and technologies that can enable us to deliver compelling learning experiences across multiple devices anytime and anywhere, the better off we will be as an industry. What a difference three short years make in technology. However, about a year ago I started to notice the tables turning. Adobe Captivate Draft for iPad. Conclusion.
Adding A Little Perspective to eLearning & mLearning
Developer on Duty
JUNE 22, 2012
Often times, if you just know the right tool and process, you can achieve great results. We can all drop shadows and reflections, however, using perspective is easy with the tools available, and gives the illusion that the learner is part of the teaching space. . DEVMore VideosI always work add as much depth and dimension to my courses as possible.
6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design
MARCH 4, 2015
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. With tools that support Responsive Learning projects, you simply build and maintain a single project, publish it and that’s it. How many devices do you own? mobile devices per capita. The Web. No
Mobile Live Video Streaming
mLearnopedia on Blogspot
JUNE 16, 2009
I have been looking at live video streaming tools for mobile and have tested several in preparation to writing a blog, but yesterday found that Robin Good had published an excellent guide of 11 such tools along with side-by-side their key features and options. His is an excellent overview with a comparison chart plus individual product descriptions.
Democratization of Content Creation Tools
The Mobile Learner
NOVEMBER 23, 2008
I don’t need to discuss the power of new social media tools in allowing a voice and an audience to anyone who wants it and wants to share their talents. If you follow this blog with any regularity, then you’ve probably accepted this as a fact and a new reality. here’s an awesome example of how new tools offer humans a new way to express themselves and express their talents: Tags: tools video star wars web 2.0 What I will share is a powerful example. For you Star Wars/John Williams fans (like me!), new media youtube digital culture
The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]
JULY 2, 2012
For all the mind-boggling stats we read about the video revolution, like how we are publishing video to YouTube at the rate of 72 hours every minute, and consuming over 3 billion hours of video each month, as well as other stats you can see here , video as a medium hasn’t really evolved. Video and the Flipped Classroom. Quizzes and Hotspots in Video.
Big Question: How to use Text-to-Speech in eLearning and when
SEPTEMBER 2, 2010
This was also done with other eLearning movies that were based on animations (Spanish example below, the second half of the 2 min video features the animation). Tags: video multimedia tools technology animation eLearning In the Big Question launched by Tony Karrer this month , he wonders how we use Text-to-Speech (TTS) in our courses? It is the same with gps-voices.
New Media Tools and ‘Cognitive Surplus’
The Mobile Learner
JULY 19, 2010
Tags: digital culture video
7 reasons why the new Articulate Storyline is a Game-Changer for eLearning
MAY 2, 2012
In Storyline, when you record the screen you end up with a high resolution video that you can use as is to show your learners a particular process along with zoom and pan features. However, from that video you can also go back and insert a step-by-step show-me version, as well as a try-it and test-me versions, all without the same project and all from a single screen recording session. will be posting a video on this in the coming days. 7. First, let me start by congratulating everyone who works for Articulate for the launch of Storyline. User Interface and User Experience.
Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]
FEBRUARY 18, 2013
That is precisely that type of experience your learners would have if you simply convert your existing Flash-based courses to HTML5 using the latest version of your rapid eLearning tool. First of all, our goal shouldn’t be to simply make our learning ‘ touchable ‘ that’s too easy, click the Publish to HTML5 button in your favorite eLearning tool and you are done.
Why eLearning/mLearning Professionals Should Still Learn Flash
Developer on Duty
MAY 29, 2012
It's a flexible full featured animation tool. However, if you want to build animation and video using drawing tools designed for animation then Flash is still a valuable tool to learn. . have been teaching 2D Animation for over ten years, and Flash is my tool of choice to teach both character and conceptual animation. . DEVMore Videos
Jing tool for help or FAQ movies
DECEMBER 13, 2007
The Jing tool from Techsmith is a very handy, quick tool to make screencaptures. If you want to start capturing a video, you just click on 'capture' and you can immediately select your screensize. Today I used Jing to make a help movie. The benefits are: it is free (limited to 5 minute movies), you can share the movie with others or embed it somewhere. It is amazingly simple.
Cell Phone Video Production
Cell Phones in Learning
JUNE 11, 2007
One of the latest cell phone options is video recording. while the videos recorded on cell phones today are fairly short (usually 30 seconds to a minute) and the quality is not nearly as decent as a good digital camcorder, I believe this is changing. The CellFlix Festival is an opportunity for any student to share video taken from a cell phone (edited on any video editor). Eyespot is an online free video editor (think web2.0) where you can immediately and directly post video from your cell phone into the online video editor. eyespot cellflix
Cell Phone Video Production
Cell Phones in Learning
JUNE 11, 2007
One of the latest cell phone options is video recording. while the videos recorded on cell phones today are fairly short (usually 30 seconds to a minute) and the quality is not nearly as decent as a good digital camcorder, I believe this is changing. The CellFlix Festival is an opportunity for any student to share video taken from a cell phone (edited on any video editor). Eyespot is an online free video editor (think web2.0) where you can immediately and directly post video from your cell phone into the online video editor.
Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis
APRIL 11, 2011
One of the most relevant tools (currently) for performance support. SMS and Voice can also be used for learning tools on mobile. While the development platforms and tools are easy-to-use, using such tools to design effective learning solutions is another matter altogether. Lack of tools to create engaging mobile learning content. Weaknesses. Due to lack of Flash.
Introducing a new Podcast: This Week in #mLearning [Episode 1: The new iPad and Mobile Learning]
APRIL 3, 2012
Each week Robert and I will discuss various trending topics and their impact on mobile learning, including the state of mobile in general, mobile devices, HTML5, Adobe Flash, Responsive Web Design, Rapid Development tools, especially as they begin making the shift from desktop to mobile, mobile apps, video, Education and more. I’m am extremely excited to introduce a brand new weekly Podcast entitled ‘This Week in Mobile Learning” with my friend and co-host Robert Gadd. Here are some sound bites of what you can expect in this first episode: Introductions.
6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy
AUGUST 16, 2012
Cross platform development tools may try and resolve this issue but not quite. mLearning Authoring Tools : Most authoring tools actually struggle to provide real HTML5 compatibility if that’s what you are looking for. Several of them actually just embed non-interactive videos in HTML code. Apart from ‘static’ content like documents, videos, audio files etc.,