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6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design

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So what does this have to do with Learning Design? The answer is simple, we live in a multi-device, multi-screen world and we need to embrace it and design learning with this reality in mind! In other words, simply designing e-Learning for a desktop computer is no longer a viable option! ’ to ‘ how should I design Mobile Learning ?’ The Web. No No Apps.

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

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This workshop is a result of months of  research  on mobile; mobile app design testing for  best practices ; countless hours of  consulting  and lots of learning about  design  from trial and error. Here’s what you will learn in this action-packed workshop: Learn Key Mobile Learning Design Principles ( vs. eLearning design ). mLearning design best practices.

Instructional Design for Mobile Learning

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Pedagogy and Learning Speaking Webinars augmented reality instructional designMobile learning is about more than plopping mobile devices in front of students sitting in a classroom. This is one of the main messages delivered by Float mobile strategist Jeff Tillett [.].

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

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Amazing statistic and one that bodes well for all of us in Learning Design, who want to seize the huge potential mobile ubiquity represent for our Industry. This report got me thinking about what this mobile future means to our Learning Industry, and I concluded that as Learning Designers, we basically have 3 choices regarding the need to mobilize learning: Do Nothing. Conclusion.

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

Many of these were designed and developed before the modern smart. He has been managing, designing and developing inter- active e-learning solutions for over nine years. as an instructional designer and Training Manager for two software companies. worked as instructional designer, developer, technical lead, and project manager on. began. Unlike prescribed IT hardware.

What is the future of #mLearning Design? Storyline’s native app vs. Captivate’s Responsive Design [Poll]

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Three years ago when I began focusing on mobile learning, I looked at the most popular rapid eLearning development tools and I was convinced there was very little chance they could re-invent themselves into decent mobile learning design tools. image credit: table xi. All of these I thought would make it extremely difficult for vendors to overcome. My Question to You.

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When Designing Mobile Learning, Think Less is More [#mLearning]

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Over the weekend I came across this fascinating article that really got me thinking about how we should approach the design of mobile learning (mLearning). strongly believe mobile played a big role in Facebook’s decision to acquire Intagram so I agree with McKenzie. also believe that each new era in computing brings challenges and mobile is no different. Send to Kindle.

Product Design is about Emotional Experiences [Video]

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Suddenly we have all become Interaction Designers! This morning I came across this great video where several leading designers were asked to describe five of their favorite design experiences and describe the reasons why they felt an emotional connection to these experiences. Mobile Learning Design featured UX Try asking “and how does that make you feel?”

Sign up now: Instructional Design for Mobile Learning webinar

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Float Mobile Learning kicks off its first free webinar in the Mobile Learning Conversations series, Instructional Design for Mobile Learning. Webinars development instructional design mobile learning trainingThis session will be hosted by Jeff Tillett and Gary Woodill, [.].

5 Tips To Help Designers Create Assets for Mobile Development

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

Mobile Designers Should Understand Users’ Environments, Habits, Problems and Needs

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Instructional designer Mayra Aixa Villar discusses mobile learning and mobile design in a recent interview with Bottom-Line Performance’s Steve Boller. Mobile Strategy Pedagogy and Learning Mayra Aixa Villar mobile design mobile learning

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

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I love this tweet, because it epitomizes how most people view the mobile experience, often as the “light” version of the desktop: “It looks like you’re on a train. Would you like me to show you the insultingly simplified mobile site?” It turns out that mobile users wanted to do this much to Yelp’s surprise. Send to Kindle.

Designing for the Blackberry Playbook

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The Blackberry Playbook was supposed to be able to run Android apps, in addition to programs designed for its native Blackberry Tablet OS. There is a list of tools and articles on the Adobe website at [link] , including a helpful article by Adobe’s Paul Trani titled Designing for the RIM Blackberry Playbook. Tablets Adobe Design Flash Playbook RIM

4 Challenges Designing Augmented Reality Applications for Smart Glasses

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The transition from desktop to mobile computing required a new approach, and so does the transition from traditional mobile devices to smart glasses and other wearable technology. Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy augmented reality Google Glass intent ODG R-6 smart glasses

Responsive Principles: More Than Designing for Size

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I have been giving a lot of presentations this year, trying to spread the word on what I perceive as good design or process principles. Conferences Mobile Development Mobile Web User Experience 1871 Chicago design process process principles responsive design responsive principles Techweek uxMy next one will be [.].

The Future Of Learning Design

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If you are intrigued by the future of learning design, you won’t want to miss the second half of this interview with Karl Kapp. Coach: What types of challenges do newer technologies, such as mobile and podcast, present to the instructional designer? Having said that, another challenge confronting instructional designers is to “think outside the classroom” paradigm.

The Single Biggest Myth about Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

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However in this short post, I would like to share what I think is the biggest misunderstanding we need to correct in order to have a successful learning design strategy. ’ Now that mobile has achieved a decent level of maturity, is time to move to phase two, and begin answering the question, ‘ how do I design true mobile learning ?’ There it is!

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Should Learning Designers Learn to Code? [Poll]

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To code or not to code, that is the question for Learning Designers in the new multi-device world we live in. also mean learning Python, Ruby, and HTML5, JavaScript and CSS3 for Responsive Design, as well as any other language for that matter. And these are all reason why I strongly believe Learning Designer should learn how to code. How times have changed since then.

Book Review: Designing mLearning: tapping into the mobile revolution for organizational performance, by Clark Quinn

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This was followed by my book, The Mobile Learning Edge (McGraw-Hill, 2010), and, most recently, Clark Quinn’s new book on this topic, Designing mLearning: tapping into the mobile revolution for organizational performance (Pfeiffer, 2011). The book ends with several chapters on mobile design and future trends. Springer, 2010). It will appeal only to other academics.

Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

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Early this month we ran two webinars on “Designing eLearning for Pads (tablet)” A big thank you to all of you who were able to join us! What is mLearning? A: mLearning or Mobile Learning is designed specifically for mobile devices, mostly for learners who are constantly on the move or do not have regular access to traditional learning methodologies. Authoring Tools. Q 18.

A Mobile Learning Decision Path for Instructional Designers tasked with developing #mLearning [Download]

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Finally, here’s what Jason Haag from ADL wrote on his blog: New Job Aid Available for Instructional Designers: The Mobile Learning Decision Path (MLDP). created this guide for the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative to help instructional designers plan and implement mobile performance support and to repurpose existing learning content for the mobile platform.

Chad Udell: Design Strategies for Adapting Content for mLearning

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Float Learning and Bradley University’s Department of Interactive Media in the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts teamed up to provide a one-day event focused on mobile on Friday, [.]. Conferences Float Symposium Pedagogy and Learning Strategy mobile strategy symposium

Instructional Design for Mobile Learning – Webinar and Slides from David Metcalf

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David Metcalf, one of the pioneers of mobile learning, and Director of the METIL Lab at the University of Central Florida, recently presented a webinar on instructional design for mobile learning. Part of this new technology is the Responsive Web Design technologies that Chad Udell wrote about a couple of weeks ago. Both David’s extensive deck of slides and a recording of the webinar are available for downloading. The video embedded here requires Flash – sorry mobile users!) the deck is available here. Mobile Strategy Pedagogy and Learning

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Who Moved My Cheese… Again?

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Getting Responsive In Our Multiscreen Learning Design Efforts. Featured Newsletter creating custom responsive learning solutions CSS3 media queries learning standards mobile learning design responsive Web design

Reimagining Learning Strategy, Design and Development for Mobile at Training Conference

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Scott shares practical, creative ways to use mobile for performance support within your organization. Conferences ILT job aids performance support Training Conference

Joshua Johnson: The Pros and Cons of Mobile-First Design

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Industry News Mobile Development graceful degradation mobile design mobile first progressive enhancement Johnson talks about "why it''s great and why it sucks.".

5 Key Considerations for Multi-Device Testing

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Mobile Learning Responsive Learning Design Multi-device Testing Ensuring that your multi-device eLearning runs consistently and smoothly across the identified range of devices, screen sizes, browsers, and platforms is crucial to deliver an engaging and consistent learning experience for your users. But the sheer number of device-OS-browser combinations and the set of test parameters which need to be checked for EACH combination make […].

5 Rapid-Fire Tips For Effective Mobile Learning Development

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Conferences Mobile Development Mobile Strategy User Experience mLearnCon Online Learning Conference UI user-centered design UXView this post and slide deck to learn more about how you can develop your future applications in the mobile enterprise.

Applying the Principles of Animation to CSS3 Animations (Part 1)

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Designer Matt Forcum explores the first four out of 12 principles in animation, helping you creating more engaging mobile learning. Tutorials animation CSS3 HTML5 mobile design

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Education design in a mobile era

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I recently gave a presentation on Education design in a mobile era at the  3rd International North South TVET ICT Conference  held in Cape Town. Uncategorized design mobile learning tvet

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

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What I Learnt About Mobile Learning Design. 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. Mobile Learning mLearning Mobile Learning Design Mobile Technology SWOT Analysis Workplace LearningMobile Learning has been on our minds and for all the right reasons.

Design Considerations

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It’s just a matter of rethinking how you approach the course design. On the other hand, when you design the course for the learners to pull the information, you spend your time figuring out how they would use it and then set it up for them to pull the content." Tags: example blog development design

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. This is a brilliant resource for all web designers. This of course provides a bad user experience. zBugs.

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Designing for Multiple Screens in iOS

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Let's focus on one tool iOS developers have for efficiently designing layouts for multiple screens: autoresizing behaviors. Devices running iOS now come in a pretty wide variety of flavors. iOS Mobile Development fragmentation Interface Builder Xcode

Types of Multi-device Experiences

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Mobile Learning Designing Multi-Device Experiences Types of Multi-device ExperiencesA couple of months ago I had written about how the multi-device world is evolving. The most common way to address the multi-device situation in the learning domain is to create responsive eLearning. Something like this – Here the content re-organizes itself as per the form factor of the device. But is this the only […].

The Unique Affordances of Mobile Learning

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With more than 20 unique affordances, mobile learning designers and developers should work toward understanding the potentially complex possibilities available to them. Mobile Development Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy cloud storage geolocation instructional design learning technologies mobile affordances mobile device cameras mobile device sensors

eLearning is dead! Multi-screen learning is the next big thing.

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believe it’s critical for us to embrace this way of thinking when Designing mobile learning for multiple screens. The days of designing eLearning for the stationary desktop computer are long gone. How do we design for all of these sizes and resolutions? In order to design this type of learning, we may need to abandon many of the old comfort zones I mentioned above.

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

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remember using it and thinking, wow this would be amazing as a way to start designing learning experiences on the go and then continue developing these on the desktop and that is exactly what Adobe Captivate Draft for iPad is. Responsive Learning Design. recently wrote a post, where I made a case from why Responsive Web Design is the future of Learning Design.

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13 Predictions (+1 More) for Mobile and Mobile Learning in 2013

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Featured Newsletter Pedagogy and Learning big data byod digital health mHealth mobile health mobile learning design MOOCs PCs quantified selfFloat looks ahead at the coming year in mobile.

New Date added: Learn about Mobile Learning Design Workshop [March 8]

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It has now been 8 months since I started delivering my 6-hr workshop on what makes mobile learning design different from eLearning, and how-to build touch-optimized learning experiences that work on every screen. Attended a great online workshop by @ rjacquez on designing for #mlearning. Just finished terrific mLearning Design Workshop with @ rjacquez. Highly recommend it!