Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]
FEBRUARY 18, 2013
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.
Designing eLearning For iPads (LT 2013 – Slide Deck)
JANUARY 31, 2013
So when it came to presenting a learning session at the recently concluded, Europe’s leading workplace learning event, Learning Technologies 2013, the choice of topic was simple – Designing eLearning for iPads. Designing eLearning for tablets. Below is the slide deck of my presentation. And it’s for a reason. Why eLearning on iPads (Tablets). mEnabling your eLearning.
What I Learnt About Mobile Learning Design
FEBRUARY 25, 2011
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. Any mobile learning solution that we design needs to be easy to use even when our target audience is on the move. That means that our designs need to be graphically light. Limitations. Additional Resources. Mobile Usability.
Responsive Principles: More Than Designing for Size
Float Mobile Learning
JUNE 11, 2012
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 [.].
New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions
Many of these were designed and developed before the modern smart. However, HTML5, by itself, doesn't really get the job done, as far as mLearning goes, because HTML5 by itself is largely a static, one-way presentation-capable kind of. He has been managing, designing and developing inter- active e-learning solutions for over nine years. began. Unlike prescribed IT hardware.
Instructional Design for Mobile Learning – Webinar and Slides from David Metcalf
Float Mobile Learning
MAY 1, 2013
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. What is emerging is a mix whereby each device knows where the learner has left off previously, and seamlessly reconfigures the content for each new device, while maintaining the continuity in the presentation of content. Part of this new technology is the Responsive Web Design technologies that Chad Udell wrote about a couple of weeks ago. the deck is available here.
Education design in a mobile era
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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
JUNE 21, 2011
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. The Advent Of Mobile Learning Technology – Presentation. Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources – Presentation. See you there. What Is Mobile Learning? But what next?
Think Multiscreen (vs. iPad-only) when developing an mLearning Strategy
OCTOBER 3, 2012
In this post I want to share with you a great presentation I found on Slideshare, that inspired me for my workshops, and that helps me make a case for developing a multiscreen mLearning strategy vs. an iPad-only strategy. The presentation is based on the simple idea that: “ More and more people interact in an “ecosystem of screens “ So True! Send to Kindle.
Preparing to present
APRIL 30, 2009
I’m presenting in 3 weeks at the Innovative Technology in Schools Conference in Brisbane. Its the geeky graphic designer in me, but I feel it saves me and the audience time in explaining and introducing if much of the basics can simply be said graphically… (see what you think this sample of the graphics I’ve created so far tell you about what participants are in line for).
QR Codes: Augmenting Augmented Reality | Instructional Design Fusions
SEPTEMBER 26, 2010
Instructional Design Fusions Skip to content Home About Archives ← Exploratree: A Metacognition Tool QR Codes: Augmenting Augmented Reality Posted on September 26, 2010 by diannerees | 1 Comment QR code for this blog QR (Quick Response) codes are a type of data matrix barcode made up of a pattern of black squares on a white background, with larger squares at three corners.
mLearning-World.com: mLearn 2006 - Presentations
DECEMBER 8, 2006
skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, December 08, 2006 mLearn 2006 - Presentations For reference, here are all the presentions from mLearn 2006 this year. mLearn 2006 - Presentations Will at Work Learning: m-Learning Tsunami Corporate eLearning Development: Podcasting with i. Training. iTunes 7.7
From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology
OCTOBER 9, 2012
Mark Twain said it best: “The Only person who likes change is a wet baby” But we need to embrace change in order to make the most of this new opportunity mobile presents tu us, and reinvent our Learning Industry in the process. In my opinion, this is a big challenge for Instructional Designers everywhere. vision. Mobile Challenges. Having The Right Mindset. Send to Kindle.
8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning
DECEMBER 13, 2012
Mobile changes everything from the way we learn new things by interacting with information on our mobile devices, to the way we design the next generation of learning experiences for the mobile learner. We need to design for this truth. Existing eLearning development tools do exactly what they were designed to do, namely help us rapidly develop eLearning courses for the desktop.
mLearning-World.com: eLearning DevCon 2007 - Dates and Call for Presentations
DECEMBER 13, 2006
skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Wednesday, December 13, 2006 eLearning DevCon 2007 - Dates and Call for Presentations If anyone is interested: eLearning DevCon 2007 - Dates and Call for Presentations I have less than a month propose a presentation! Looks like I have a job for my Christmas holiday. Training.
Native Apps vs. Mobile Web: Pros and Cons [infographic]
JUNE 8, 2012
Infographics provide an aesthetically-pleasing way of presenting complex information quickly, clearly and cleanly. Recently a number of companies have come out with tools, that enable us to create these cool graphics with little knowlege of design, my favorite is [link]. I’m becoming a huge fan of infographics, they are everywhere. What do you think? Send to Kindle.
15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads
JANUARY 30, 2013
You can use its authoring features and pre-designed layouts, themes and templates to create engaging and interactive content for tablet devices or smart phones. 6. You can create textbooks using pre-designed templates featuring a wide variety of page layouts. Quite true to its tagline, Impatica is a great tool to convert PowerPoint presentations into HTML5 compatible content.
Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources
NOVEMBER 2, 2009
Disruptive Mobile Learning (presentation). Tags: Learning Technology Mobile Learning Design Mobile Technology I’ve spent an inordinately long time writing a whitepaper on mobile learning trying to expound our thoughts about it and how it might be used in the workplace. I’ve been doing some research around it and I’ve documented some of the better links I’ve come across. Again, as with the links I posted about Games and Simulation, these aren’t categorized in any way nor does the order assume any significance. Apple Education. Marc Prensky Blog. Learning Org. Will at Work Learning.
The “m” in mLearning means More
APRIL 17, 2012
When you go to a conference on Mobile Learning or attend a webinar, you pretty much know the drill; the Presenter spends most of his or her time going through a long list of challenges we face as an eLearning industry considering the move to mobile learning (mLearning). And when we do this, invariably innovation follows. Obviously, you can’t do that using your desktop. Send to Kindle.
Mobile Learning Edge
JUNE 13, 2012
Conceiving, designing, developing and implementing a mobile learning project is a major undertaking that requires building a mobile learning strategy for your company based on business objectives and the unique characteristics of mobile learning. Conferences Mobile learning PresentationsSome start by simply choosing a mobile technology, but the problem is much more complex than this.
Mobile Learning is where the Puck is Going to Be [#mLearning]
FEBRUARY 8, 2013
Last night I returned home from attending a conference in Houston, TX, called e-Learning Symposium 2013, which is put together by MicroAssist, Inc. I was invited to attend and present my workshop and I was very happy that I did as it was very much worth the trip. I met a lot of great people and had a very tuned-in group of 13 Learning Designers participating in my workshop.
7 Microinteractions You will Love in the new Articulate Studio 13 [Review]
OCTOBER 8, 2013
just finished reading an excellent book written by Dan Saffer titled Microinteractions: Designing with Details. While most Rapid e-Learning vendors focus mostly on improving features that help Instructional Designers (IDs) create eLearning, Articulate also focuses on improving the Learner’s experience when taking a course. The New Articulate Studio ’13. ’ 3.
Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips
JULY 26, 2011
Ask if you want to push and track content – that means the use of some form of media; these could be simple presentations, animations to more sophisticated simulation/games designed to push content. Also, during the design try to anticipate how the tool/application can degrade gracefully continuing to offer functionality based on the device its being run on. Content pull?
The Future Of Mobile Learning
OCTOBER 4, 2012
Last week Amit and I made a small presentation to the Mobile Learning MOOC (MobiMOOC) about the possibilities in the future of mobile learning. We’d like to share what we presented because it encapsulates technologies that will impact/affect the future of mobile learning and learning in general, readers of this blog will probably find it of special interest.
Steven Hoober: “We’re Not Just Building for Mobile; We’re Building for Experiences”
Float Mobile Learning
JULY 5, 2012
O’Reilly author Steven Hoober discusses and presents designing for various platforms, whether they’re mobile or desktop. Conferences User Experience 1871 Chicago Designing Mobile Interfaces Float Mobile Learning Symposium 2012 mobile design Techweek
7 reasons why the new Articulate Storyline is a Game-Changer for eLearning
MAY 2, 2012
It was almost like using a beautifully designed iPad app. If there’s one thing Articulate knows is helping customers design eLearning and it shows in the way they developed Storyline. For example, even if you are new at developing eLearning, whenever you insert a new slide into your project, you will be presented with ready-made slide template such as highly interactive scenarios that you can easily customize, as illustrated below. First, let me start by congratulating everyone who works for Articulate for the launch of Storyline. But of course, there’s a lot more. 2.
A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links
MAY 28, 2012
Seriously Mobile: A Community For Mobile Designers To Learn From Each Other. Slideshare Presentations. Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps. Here are some interesting links I’ve come across recently, mostly about mobile learning and some about learning in general that I found interesting.
Steve Wozniak Streams Live Tonight
Mobile Learning Edge
FEBRUARY 28, 2011
… In 2000, Wozniak was inducted into the Inventors Hall of Fame and was awarded the prestigious Heinz Award for Technology, The Economy and Employment for “single-handedly designing the first personal computer and for then redirecting his lifelong passion for mathematics and electronics toward lighting the fires of excitement for education in grade school students and their teachers.”
5 Key Mobile Learning Takeaways from Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends Report [Slides]
JUNE 5, 2013
If you are a Learning Professional, who needs to convince stakeholders about the importance of mobile learning, one way is to bombard them with mobile statistics, and there’s no better source than the annual Internet Trends Report presented by Mary Meeker. For a while now we have been talking about designing for the ‘ unknown.’ Internet Growth Remains Strong. With 1.5
Great Infographic: The Mobile Developer Journey
Mobile Learning Edge
NOVEMBER 10, 2010
UK-based VisionMobile has released a great infographic illustrating the journey of a mobile developer, from app design to monetization. That is because it is still complicated. As time progresses, I expect that new tools will be invented that will make the job easier. VisionMobile has other interesting reports and maps, as well as an atlas of the mobile industry listing over 1,100 players.
Ensuring the learner is at the centre
OCTOBER 23, 2015
Ensuring the learner is at the centre is a presentation I gave at the Digital Education Show Africa 2015 in Johannesburg. It highlights the need to always design around users, and offers suggestions for how to do this using X-kit Achieve Mobile as an example. Download presentation (PPT). Uncategorized user-centred design x-kit achieve mobile
The New Articulate Storyline iPad App and mLearning [VIDEOS]
MAY 11, 2012
Mayra Aixa Villar: As Instructional Designers, every day, we look for that spark of inspiration that can help us design our next eLearning project. We strongly believe in simple but still engaging designs, and for that reason, we’re always trying to find creative ideas to present learning content in order to get our message across. Send to Kindle.
mLearning-World.com: More Info from Kevins Session, Award Winning Instructional Design
AUGUST 9, 2006
► 07/04 - 07/11 (3) eLearning Kindle eBook From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning: Speak U. From mLearnopedia: April - June Hot List: Mobile L. ► 06/27 - 07/04 (2) Mobile Learning: A 4th Reading List Ignatia Webs: What to take into account when chosi. ► 06/20 - 06/27 (1) mLearnCon 2010: Dr. Mimi Ito – What the User Wants. ► 11/16 - 11/23 (1) Forget the laptop?
The New Adobe Creative Suite (CS6) is a Sign of the Mobile Times
APRIL 24, 2012
After watching the launch presentation yesterday and keeping an eye on what people are saying about it on Twitter, I think it’s safe to say that this has been one of the most impressive and successful launches in the history of Adobe. There’s so much to like about what’s new in CS6, but to me what stands out the most is everything Adobe did around designing for mobile. Send to Kindle.
Back from a year-long Sabbatical from Tech: 9 Things I’m excited about
DECEMBER 18, 2014
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!
Reviews for The Mobile Learning Edge
Mobile Learning Edge
NOVEMBER 15, 2010
To date, the reviews have been very positive, and reviewers seem to recognize that the book is aimed at business decision makers, more than instructional designers. WordPress Admin
The New Adobe Captivate 7 Marches Backwards into the Future [Review]
JUNE 9, 2013
There’s nothing in there that addresses real solutions for today’s trending topics, such as Cloud computing, Mobile Learning, Responsive Design, Adaptive publishing, Mobile Apps, etc. If your Learning Design calls for Absolute Dimensions, you have already Failed. via An Honest Assessment of Adobe Captivate 6 [First Impressions] | The mLearning Revolution Blog. Conclusion.
Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning
JULY 5, 2012
Designers must consider the always on nature of phones which help capture the moment of creative learning and other such factors. I’d suggest staying away from converting existing elearning courses to mlearning unless you have a strong reason to do so. 2. When it comes to mobile learning myths and misconceptions abound. Here is a list of the more common ones I come across.
Presentation: Is Mobile For Me? What Skills Do I Need?
Float Mobile Learning
JULY 19, 2011
I had the honor of presenting at the second D2WC conference in Kansas City. This event featured a great group of expert speakers on design, development and mobile. presented [.]. Conferences Speaking Uncategorized
Instructional Design for Mediated Education | Blog | Location-Based Learning
JANUARY 10, 2010
IDOS Blog IDT Roundtable Search Instructional Design for Mediated Education Blog Entry Location-Based Learning by Eruditio Loginquitas One comment 07 January 2010 In higher education, the uses of location-based learning seem to be limited to particular projects. They have been physically embodied from the beginning, and the nuances of learning in that space may be exploited with the design of various types of augmented reality learning. Some apps that this presenter mention were Google Goggles (an application on Android 1.6+-enabled Wiki Mania! © All Rights Reserved.