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5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

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Of late, many of our clients have asked us to develop courses for deployment over PCs but which can also be viewed over the iPad. While the demand for HTML5 courses is yet to catch up, the demand is growing stronger nevertheless. As per data published by Good Technology in their Good Technology Device Activations Report | Q1 2012 , the iPad 2 averaged 17.7 with HTML5 Converter.

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.

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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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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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? Problem #2: How will learners access the mobile course content? it locally on the device or is there some easier way? Different Devices? mobile devices in favor of longer battery life.

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. Not to be outdone, Samsung announced the Galaxy Note II and the Tab Tablet, and of course Microsoft announced the Surface Tablet. The more devices you have for testing, the better. 2012 has been an amazing year for mobile! iPhone) and Android (e.g.

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Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

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Last week Cisco published a research paper entitled “ Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2012–2017 ,” which included some staggering figures, as to the speed with which we are adopting internet-connected mobile devices around the world. mobile devices per capita. Again the experience was likely not a very good one. Conclusion.

From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

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Let’s get one thing out of the way, the future of eLearning isn’t about adding more ‘ animations ‘ to our existing eLearning (in the name of making courses more engaging), neither is it about an eLearning 2.0 or 3.0 As an industry, we have been conditioned to think that the more animations we have in our courses, the more engaging they are for the learner.

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. It’s free! 2.

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10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]

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Also while the experience of consuming an e-learning course on Articulate’s Mobile Player on Tablets is great (better on iPad vs. Android), this same course on a smartphone via their HTML5 output is practically unusable and leaves a lot to be desired. Instantly Preview m-Learning projects on multiple devices with Adobe Edge Inspect. Responsive Projects. link]. 2.

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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. Send to Kindle.

Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]

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Reimagine your existing desktop courses for mobile through sketching. Examples and Demos of these Tools on iOS and Android devices. After delivering my 6Hr Mobile Learning Workshop for companies for a few months, today I’m opening it up for Learning Professionals. Why Register for this Training? You will immediately benefit from all of this in a one 6-hr session. Send to Kindle.

Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

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1.Flash Course. Text-heavy course: In this case, redeveloping the course in HTML or using Lectora Inspire will work best. Animation-rich course: Here again, one can use Lectora or HTML as a framework. 2.Captivate Course. Captivate Version 6 offers the option to publish output in HTML, thus providing good support for Tablet devices. 3.Articulate Course.

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

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But of course, there’s a lot more. 2. really like what Articulate has done regarding publishing to HTML5 and enabling learners to use their iPad to consume courses created in Storyline. have been testing Articulates new iPad app for a while now and I’m happy to say that taking a course is right on the iPad is a very pleasant experience. would like to see Articulate gradually expand beyond the iPad and into other mobile devices over time. First, let me start by congratulating everyone who works for Articulate for the launch of Storyline. Virtually No Learning Curve.

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6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

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still go to Church of course. remember taking one of those vocational courses on computers and then in the middle of the course, I ended being hired as a Teacher’s aid and then somehow they ended up hiring me to replace the Teacher all together. Something that gets the users more engaged with other software users or learners for whom they are building eLearning courses. 6.

March Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Upside Learning , March 28, 2011 Developing Better PhoneGap Apps - Float Mobile Learning , March 9, 2011 Join the open and free course on mobile learning: #MobiMOOC - Ignatia Webs , March 17, 2011 Is Mobile Learning A Reality Now? March 2, 2011 Devices (816) iPad 2: whats in it for education? Getting Started With Mobile Learning? How are non-profits using text messaging?

7 Microinteractions You will Love in the new Articulate Studio 13 [Review]

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” Every time you change a setting Dan writes, sync your data or devices, set an alarm, pick a password, turn on an appliance, log in, set a status message, or favorite or like something, you are engaging with a microinteraction. In my tests, the iPad app works incredibly well and the courses are rendered identically to their desktop counterpart. ’ 3. Conclusion.

Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning

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This is the most common misconception about mlearning which leads you to evaluate how to implement elearning on mobile devices. In reality, mlearning is different from elearning in terms of size of courses that can (or should) be delivered on mobiles; the context in which mlearning is accessed. Create once and deliver on all devices. It’s just elearning on the phone.

The New Adobe Creative Suite (CS6) is a Sign of the Mobile Times

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This is exciting for all of us in mobile learning (mLearning), who are looking at ways to design learning in a device-agnostic manner. Oh and of course, let’s not forget all the mobile apps Adobe has been working on, such as Photoshop Touch, Proto, Ideas, Debut, Collage and Kuler, which in some way bridges the user experience between the desktop and mobile. Send to Kindle.

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The New Adobe Captivate 7 Marches Backwards into the Future [Review]

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In fact I think that most of the new features being promoted by Adobe have been there for a while in competing products like Articulate software, namely the ability to include YouTube videos in a course, as well as embedding a browser session on a slide. Note the scroll bars needed for all devices except for the iPad in landscape mode. Fast Forward One Year Later. Conclusion.

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MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism

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It mentioned a new graduate course/seminar being offered at MIT. The graduate seminar (Call4Action) focuses on how mobile phones and other devices are being used around the world for activism. According to MobileActive, this is the first graduate course to be offered on the benefits of mobile phones for activist organizations. I just read an interesting post on MobileActive.

MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism

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It mentioned a new graduate course/seminar being offered at MIT. The graduate seminar (Call4Action) focuses on how mobile phones and other devices are being used around the world for activism. According to MobileActive, this is the first graduate course to be offered on the benefits of mobile phones for activist organizations. I just read an interesting post on MobileActive.

So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?

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good starting point is our blog post – 5 Rapid Authoring Tools to Publish Courses For Your iPads – where we talk about some of the authoring tools that can be used to develop HTML5 courses for iPads. Of course we can, but first let’s just try and understand the difference between the two. and runs on the device’s operating system. and later. Surprised?

A Lesson in Mobile Learning Design from Yelp [#mLearning]

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” — Cennydd Bowles (@Cennydd) April 21, 2011. I see this happening everywhere, including in organizations planning a Learning Strategy around mobile devices and desktops. Assumptions like these often lead to limiting the mobile learning use case to performance support or an insultingly light version of the much more powerful flash-based desktop version of the course.

Apple iBooks Author for Interactive Textbooks and Mobile Learning [VIDEO]

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Perhaps the most impressive thing here is that connecting your iPad to your Mac gives you a real-time way to Preview your interactive book right on the device. The whole process feels a lot like developing eLearning courses, but with a mobile learning twist to it. Today Apple unveiled iBooks 2 for the iPad and iBooks Author for the Mac. The idea is to revolutionize Textbook as we know them (static) and make them interactive through video, audio, quizzes and other types of interactivity. It really is something. It’s fascinating for sure. Send to Kindle.

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

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really liked the tweet and immediately ReTweeted it: Ask how your audience is using mobile devices, then design for them ~ Lasher #mLearnCon — Jay Lambert (@LambertJay) June 21, 2012. ” 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. Send to Kindle.

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

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Looking back, perhaps I should have done this right after leaving Adobe. I’m feeling refreshed and ready for round two with new ideas for my blog, books, courses on mLearning, presentations, and excited to take on a new projects for organizations looking to mobilize their learning. Here’s a short video:  [link]. Storyline 2.0 Kudos to Articulate! Kudos to TechSmith!

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Surface RT Costs Microsoft $900M

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million (Bloomberg) devices have been sold since the tablet’s debut last fall, depending on which source is consulted. The technology giant has recently launched a new ad campaign for the product focusing on features it has that the iPad lacks, such as SD cards, a kickstand, simultaneous multitasking, and of course, a much lower starting price. With quarterly revenue of $19.90

Learning Mobile App Review: NearPod [Podcast Interview]

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There’s no denying there’s a revolution happening today in Education driven by important trends such as the Flipped Classroom, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and of course schools embracing mobile technologies creatively for learning. There are many great Apps out there from companies who are disrupting Learning and Education in a positive way through the use of Technology.

Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

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Since its launch, back in April 2010, Apple has sold more than 100 million iPads – a mind boggling quantity unmatched and way ahead of any other device manufacturer. Further proof of this is how readily schools, students and teachers are embracing the iPad as their device of choice. HTML course from scratch? Are the new courses SCORM compliant? Mobile Learning

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The Importance of having a Singular Computing Experience for Mobile Learning

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Here’s a quote that resonated well with me, especially because of the many devices I own and the way they impact my daily life, and I completely agree that our relationship with technology becomes more and more promiscuous every day. And it’s not that the smartphone is any better or easier for getting things done, it’s just that it’s there, it’s on, so you’re going to do it on that device.”. With Evernote for example all of my saved content is synced up across devices, and through Dropbox, I can always access my files from just about any device. Send to Kindle.

Cool. Confirmation: Mobile Learning in action.

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Of course they want it on the Kindle but it is not limited.   Or, as the cool kids say “cross platform&# for the variety of devices on the market.  Online Yet, the main point is we have done away with the CD, the USB and the paper version… Just imagine, the device that stores the music, videos, movies and games can now carry the traditional learning tools too.  Yes, the notes that you never look at after the course is done are accessible to you even after your license lapses.  Maybe I shouldn’t have been.  The industry is in decline.  Well done! 

10 Things the Motorola Xoom does Better than the iPad

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This means that you can literally buy a Xoom when you are traveling and while you are waiting for your flight, or on a train, you can be up and running with your new device. All notifications are quietly placed at the bottom right of your device and you can display the list when you want. This means that you can rotate the Xoom all you want and these buttons will follow you along and will always be found at the bottom left of your device. Of course you first have to know there’s an update in order to do this. codenamed Honeycomb. No PC required to get started.

7 Free Online Tools for CSS Optimization

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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. 1024 x 768 Adobe Captivate 6 course converted to HTML5 and viewed on an Apple iPhone. Devilous. CSS Comb.

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Flash Lite on More Mobile Devices Means More Mobile Devices with Rich E-Learning Content

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This is a good thing if you’re hoping to develop or port e-Learning content to Windows Mobile Devices. What this means is that you can develop full scale mobile applications with the Flash Authoring Tool and deploy them to devices running Windows Mobile. Think simulations, games and other traditional Flash e-Learning on your mobile device.

My First 72 hours with the Blackberry Playbook

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also want to point out that I have never owned or used a BlackBerry smartphone before, so the Playbook is my very first experience with any BlackBerry device. found the packaging to be very elegant and the device itself was inside of a black BlackBerry-branded pouch, plus it comes with simple getting started instruction sheets in three languages, English, French and Spanish. update.

Check Out Adobe Captivate eLearning Content on the Motorola Xoom Tablet via the Flash Player 10.2 [VIDEO]

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During the closing session, our panel received many questions on this very topic, and we shared some of the things Adobe is working on, including Wallaby, which is an experimental technology on Adobe Labs for converting Flash files to HTML5 , Device Central, as well as what the availability of Flash Player 10.2 and play around with a sample course developed in Adobe Captivate 5.

Barriers to the Adoption of Mobile Learning

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Was not designed for a small screen device. For example, learning navigation designed for a laptop screen was not easy to use on a BlackBerry or touchscreen device. Of course, this doesn’t mean that we need to abandon mobile learning. Those of us who are supporters of mobile learning tend to look at all the great things it can do, and forget that we are at the very early stages of its use. While the buzz about m-learning has greatly increased over the past year or so, there is still lots to do to make the technology work, and to increase the adoption rate.

April Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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April 22, 2011 Talent Takes the F Train , April 21, 2011 Opening day: Mobile donations on the baseball diamond , April 1, 2011 Hot Topics Mobile Learning (1040) Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis , April 11, 2011 Developing Mobile Learning: Which Device Are Your Targeting? iear #slide2learn #edapp - uLearning Blog , April 27, 2011 Keyword Texting! hotlist hot April

Some Thoughts On Tablet Learning (aka Elearning On iPads)

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Given that the iPad is intended to be a mobile device it is easy to call any learning happening on it to be mlearning. The easiest way to answer this question would be to say Yes, after all the iPad as well as any other tablet, are mobile devices and mLearning is mostly about mobile devices. There’s no doubt the iPad has been a phenomenal success. However, it’s not that simple.