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Why the iPad and iPhone not supporting Adobe Flash is a Great thing for mLearning

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the learner needs to have the Flash Player installed) and thus making it an interesting challenge for our Industry to make the transition to mobile learning (mLearning), especially because of the market share that Apple commands with the iPad and the iPhone. We need to get out of our comfort zone and explore mobile applications and learn about what these apps do well and apply these principles to our mLearning design. When I worked at Adobe, the question I most frequently heard from my customers was: how can we make our existing eLearning projects play on the iPad? Let me explain.

Training Plan For iPhone Application Development

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Right now, everyone wants to develop applications for mobile devices and in particular for the iPhone, as it has changed the way we look at mobile devices. There is lots of material available about iPhone development on the web but very little about how to go about it. While working on IPhone development I have collected some links and we thought of creating a training plan for iPhone development for other Upsiders. The training plan below, assumes that you'll have the following skills to speed your iPhone development: Knowledge of C/C++/Java. Topic.

IPhone- User Interface Guidelines- Part I

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The iPhone’s revolutionary user interface has changed the way we look at mobile devices. The iPhone SDK let’s you create native applications for the device. The document is divided into two parts: Planning Your iPhone Software Product : Covers types of applications, fundamental human interface design principles and the iPhone OS environment. E.g. Mail.

IPhone- User Interface Guidelines – Part III

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In continuation to my previous post of this series ( Part I & Part II ), I will be concluding my discussion on the various components available for developing the user interface of your iPhone application. Navigating Hierarchical Information : Mainly in productive type of application. Info Button: Provides a way to show configuration information about an application.

Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?

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think mobile applications are the game changer for training. Today there are hundreds of apps for education available on the Apple Appstore – here’s a big list of iPhone apps for education. Tags: Mobile Learning Training Companies mLearning Mobile Applications Mobile Apps Training Work is changing and, to keep pace with it, training is changing too. Why Mobile? Why Apps?

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

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Also new in version 9 is full support for importing SVG files, plus if you have Adobe Illustrator, you can actually round-trip changes between the two applications. Here’s another feature that I’m really impressed with, the ability to plug-in my iPhone or iPad to my Mac and then have Captivate 9 connect to it and record a video demo of any app. It really is impressive. Incidentally,

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Kindle on the iPhone

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That won't happen again; as of this morning I downloaded the new free Amazon Kindle application to my iPhone and within seconds I had access to the books I had purchased from Amazon and could now view them on either device -- and sync them between each other should I read on the iPhone and want to continue on the Kindle or vice versa. Now that would really be great.

IPhone- User Interface Guidelines – Part II

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I have already covered the types of applications, fundamental human interface design principles and the iPhone OS environment in my first post of this series. In this article and the next, I will try to summarize the various components available for developing the user interface of your iPhone application. It is at the top of the application hierarchy.

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. This is a free eBook authoring application by Apple for iPad. So here’s a few – 15 actually! Adobe Edge Animate. And the icing on the cake? It’s free! 2. Articulate Storyline.

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

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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. iPhone) and Android (e.g. 2012 has been an amazing year for mobile! And what can we say about the acquisition of Instagram by Facebook for a cool 1 Billion dollars earlier this year? Instagram was

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My iPhone Apps for Learning Solution 2010 -

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Do you have an iPhone/iTouch? Mashable has a recent post titled 12 iPhone Apps for Surviving Conference Season - - Its a good list but I just don’t use most of those apps. So, I’ve organized page 1 of my iPhone with the apps I think will be my goto apps. I’m not showing it here but page 2 will contain important apps but they just won’t be needed as much during the event.

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. Patterns for Multiscreen Strategies.

Three Great iPhone Tips Courtesy of eWeek

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Capture iPhone Screenshots As product reviewers, we at eWEEK Labs find frequent occasion to grab screen shots in order to illustrate the software and services we cover. In previous iPhone tests, we hacked the device to install a screen shot application, of which there were a handful in the unofficial software channels. When the App Store came online, we disappointed not to find an Apple-blessed screen grabber, but it turns out that the iPhone's new 2.0 firmware includes a built-in screen capture function.  To capture screens on your iPhone or iPod Touch 2.0.

The first Web2.0, comprehensive iPhone education app?

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One common problem for educators seeking to use the iPhone or iPod touch in their learning environment is the fact that the most common uses of the devices for things such as taking attendance, voice recording or interfacing with learning management systems (such as Moodle) require constant exiting and switching between several different apps. Excessive app-switching will also increase the number of applications accessing the device memory, resulting in a slower operational and response time. Grade and attendance data seems to be trapped within the application.

iPhone users, this is for you!

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I am not an iPhone user. As that changes, I will purchase an iPhone or something similar, but until then I will be in the trenches with the students. However, I often get emails from people asking about free iPhone applications that might couple well with education. found a great site called 148 , where they list hundreds of free applications for the iPhone and iTouch.

iPhone users, this is for you!

Cell Phones in Learning

I am not an iPhone user. As that changes, I will purchase an iPhone or something similar, but until then I will be in the trenches with the students. However, I often get emails from people asking about free iPhone applications that might couple well with education. found a great site called 148 , where they list hundreds of free applications for the iPhone and iTouch.

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. If there is one thing I heard from customers while working at Adobe was this, I want my learners to be able to take a course on their iPads or iPhone, but these mobile devices don’t support Flash. still go to Church of course. Probably why I still love keyboard shortcuts.

Do Learners on Mobile really know what they want in mLearning?

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” There are many flaws with this approach, for one thing having an iPad-only strategy isn’t really having a mobile strategy, what about smaller screens such as the iPhone where invariably mobile users will end up doing a lot of pinching and zooming to find their way around the content, that is of course if they can even render the learning at all on the smallers screens. While I was tracking the #mLearnCon hashtag on Twitter last week, I saw this tweet from Jay, whom I believe was attending Lasher’s session. In other words, One Size does Not Fit All. Send to Kindle.

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.

What I Learnt About Mobile Learning Design

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Mobile hardware has its own limitations and hence we need to adhere to some critical design conventions in order to make our mobile applications a success. Usage Pattern: When people use an application on their Smartphone, it’s most likely that they have a particular task in mind. Chances are that they’re also on the move while accessing the application on their phone.

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

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There’s so much to like about this book on the mobile-first movement, but here are 10 lessons I personally found applicable to all of us in mLearning: Lesson 1: The Future is Mobile and Mobile Learning  — Hopefully you aren’t too surprised by this truth but it’s worth mentioning it. I love Mobile and everything that it represents. enjoy the simplicity of mobile.

Report: Sydney AUC iPhone SDK Workshop

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Amongst the many ideas for content delivery we have been investigating iTunesU and the use of iPod Touch and iPhone devices for accessing content on-campus (or at home) for later review and reflection.  Nick demos adding an image to an iPhone app. This iPhone SDK workshop is being held again several times this year – in Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth. 

Report: Sydney AUC iPhone SDK Workshop

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Amongst the many ideas for content delivery we have been investigating iTunesU and the use of iPod Touch and iPhone devices for accessing content on-campus (or at home) for later review and reflection.  Nick demos adding an image to an iPhone app. This iPhone SDK workshop is being held again several times this year – in Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth. 

5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

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The only two devices to do better than the iPads were the iPhone 4s and the iPhone4. You can view the output in any browser that displays HTML5 content, including iOS (iPhone and iPad) devices. The Maqetta application itself is authored in HTML, and therefore runs in the browser without requiring additional plugins or downloads. with HTML5 Converter. into HTML5 format. Thanks!

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New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

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Published modules are packaged as SCORM objects and deployed with nominal hiccups for local/disconnected playback via an installed CellCast application on our test iPhones, iPads and Android devices. actually got to check out the new Storyline application from Articulate running in pre-beta form this past week and it is impressive and promising on many fronts.

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I’ve hacked you – now pay me!

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All this week, Dutch iPhone users have been seeing this message on their beloved devices your iPhone has been hacked because it’s really insecure! Please visit xxxx/iHacked and secure your iPhone right now Together with a request for $4.95 for help securing their phone. Tags: OS iPhone App Stores applications What’s going on?

Mobile Learning Revolution – Round-Up Of Our Best mLearning Posts

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Mobile hardware has its own limitations and hence we need to adhere to some critical design conventions in order to make our mobile applications a success. In the same vein, this post talks about a new app developed by the BBC which will allow its reporters in the field to file video, stills and audio directly into the BBC system from an iPhone or iPad. 8. See you there.

Here’s how Adobe Captivate 6 could have been a Game-Changer for mLearning

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Shadow allows you to connect multiple devices to your desktop wirelessly and then as you browse pages on your computer, all of you devices display the same page accordingly. I use this all the time to test my Blog on my Mac, iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire and Droid 2. But I still went ahead and did it and even today after having further tested the new features, I stand by everything I wrote.

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Mobile Learning: The natives

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if someone can access their texting application on their iPhone and receive the messages sent to them, they are getting the same out of the mobile learning program as their industry peer who chooses an iPhone chat app for their primary form of communication with their friends. Perhaps the method isn’t important if a quality learning experience still takes place, ie.

My First 72 hours with the Blackberry Playbook

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Much like the Motorola Xoom, the initial setup for the Playbook was straightforward and unlike the iPad and the iPhone today, which requires you to plug the device to a computer with iTunes, the Playbook does it all without a requiring a PC. This is why I was very pleasantly surprised when I tapped the Help app and found loads of video tutorials for many of the applications included.

So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?

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Naturally, Apple have their own – the iBook Author, an eBook authoring application. This means you have to build different apps for different phones e.g. the iPhone, Blackberry, Samsung SIII etc. Now that we have thought about what we can do with our existing courseware let’s think about building some new eLearning and what’s all the fuss about HTML5. and later. Surprised?

Apple announcement is excellent news for cross-platform app developers!

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Those are the app developers using one of a few choice systems (many open source, collaborative frameworks) that allow you to code once, and deploy to iPhone, Android, WinMob, Blackberry …. But it does support more phones (iPhone, Windows Mobile, RIM, Symbian and Android) These three are the main players. The smallprint of the Apple restrictions, also restricted this sort of App.

What the iPhone OS 3.0 could mean for mobile learning

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It is clear thathe iPhone is one of the most interesting devices for mobile learning applications. On Apple’s website the 6 new main features are the ability to make purchases within an app, the Apple push notification service, peer to peer connectivity, embedded maps, remote access or remote control via Bluetooth or the 30-pin dock connector. A big change, which is not explicitly pointed out on that overview is the new possiblity to send MMS via the iPhone. All of these changes have lots of potential to create better mobile learning for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

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Sure, companies may still provided workers with an old BlackBerry (on a 2-year contract), but increasingly more people will opt to use their own iPhones/iPads or Android handsets or tablets once their devices can be secured and supported within their organizations. 3. speculate RIM’s first generation PlayBook tablet will also ship to mixed fanfare with enterprise learning customers due to the lack of available applications supporting off-grid learning. mLearning Engagements Expand. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, then 2011 will be the year of the deployment. Buyer, beware! 9.

Best Practice Guidelines for Mobile Web Applications | Mobile Learning

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… it starts here Moblogging with Location Tagging » Actions Information Date : 19 July 2006 Categories : Applications , Mobile Phone , PDA , Recall , Technical Create a free edublog to get your own comment avatar (and more!) Report: Sydney AUC iPhone SDK Workshop Video Recording and Streaming on ALL iPhones Google Goggles will rock m-learning. technorati tags: guidelines , mlearning , m-learning , mobilelearning , mobileapps , wap , w3c , education , standards Blogged with Flock « M-Learning 2.0… Ubiquette. learning device for $60.

mLearning-World.com: 480 x 320 is the new 1024 x 768 (From Clark Quinns Learnlets Blog)

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Wednesday, April 30, 2008 480 x 320 is the new 1024 x 768 (From Clark Quinns Learnlets Blog) Clark Quinn has an interesting thought I would like to challenge: How do we achieve a balanced solution for mobile content and applications? Use your iPod/iTouch/iPhone to. Anyone game?

4 Ways Smartphones are helping People Learn a new Language

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According to Phys.org, Apple’s iPhone line leads this trend, even the budget-friendly iPhone 5C. In virtual learning, there is a wrong notion that educational technologies are not applicable for students with  disabilities. good example is the  iTok , an iPhone case that speech therapists use to introduce letter and sounds to children with verbal communication disorders.

Questio Verum: ACU, iPhones, and Wired

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Thursday, December 31, 2009 ACU, iPhones, and Wired My sister, an ACU alumnus, emailed me a few weeks ago an article on Wired.com about her alma mater: How the iPhone Could Reboot Education. Some ACU professors quizzed students to see if they understood the lesson, and students could respond using their iPhones anonymously. Tags: iPhone students ACU

Adam S. Brooks: Mobile Learning :: Abilene Christian University (ACU) is the first university in nation to provide an iPhone or iPod Touch mobile device to all incoming freshmen

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Brooks: Mobile Learning :: Abilene Christian University (ACU) is the first university in nation to provide an iPhone or iPod Touch mobile device to all incoming freshmen An Apple iPhone or iPod touch will become a central part of Abilene Christian University's innovative learning experience this fall when all freshmen are provided one of these converged media devices, said Phil Schubert, ACU executive vice president. read more] mlearning m-learning mobile-learning mobile+learning podcasting iphone apple web+2.0 Adam S. learing+2.0

Mobile iEducator | the world of mobile learning

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Check them out at these utube links: SentenceSpin, [link] CountBy, [link] TimesBy, [link] 0 A Fantastic Discussion Posted by Kathy on Sep 29, 2009 in education , elementary education , handheld learning , iPhones for education , iTouch , technology in education I assume that since you are reading this blog you are interested in using mobile devices in the classroom. Check it out. weeks).