Think Multiscreen (vs. iPad-only) when developing an mLearning Strategy
OCTOBER 3, 2012
Granted, the iPad accounts for 91% of all tablet web traffic and that statistic alone is compelling enough to make you want to focus your entire learning development efforts on just this tablet, however as you think about your own mLearning strategy, I strongly encourage you to think instead about the multiscreen world we live in and develop for it. Send to Kindle.
Why the iPad and iPhone not supporting Adobe Flash is a Great thing for mLearning
MAY 29, 2012
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. This is why I strongly believe the lack of Flash on iOS devices is a blessing in disguise, because it forces us to find new ways of developing learning experiences for mobile users, as well as to embrace new technologies, such as HTML5 and new principles, such as Responsive Web Design and thinking mobile-first. Let me explain.
JIT Performance Support Mobile App Development
AUGUST 2, 2011
When developing applications for just-in-time performance support, here are some items I keep on my checklist. They are good to consider when taking on that app development assignment. Unlike other software applications, companies cannot spend months on development and deployment, speed is of the essence. This can easily accomplished with a simple interface to the system.
Developing Mobile Learning: Which Device Are Your Targeting?
APRIL 14, 2011
Fragmented market and no real common development platform make this a serious hindrance to mobile learning adoption. iPhone will not be THE device to target. With declining market share and hopefully less fan-boys the focus on the iPhone will reduce. We’ve ourselves focused on iPhone first when releasing the Upside2GO. Mobile Learning Developing Mobile Learning mLearning Mobile Learning Technology Mobile OS SalesWhen you are getting started with mobile learning one of the decision you’ll have to make is which device(s) to target. Source: Gartner April 2011.
New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions
New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Prob- lems and 7 Solutions Mobile Learning is Here to Stay With the introduction of the Apple iPhone and iPad, a mobile computing revolution. Problem #1: How do we develop learning content that works on all of the different. Problem #1: How Do We Develop Learning Content that Works on All of the. began. devices? issues. devices.
IPhone- User Interface Guidelines- Part I
JUNE 24, 2010
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. This is the first. E.g. Mail.
How to Create an ePub in Adobe Digital Publishing Suite
Float Mobile Learning
MARCH 1, 2013
Android iOS Mobile Development Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Adobe InDesign Amazon Kindle Creative Cloud DPS ePub iPad iPhone iPod iPod Touch mobile designFloat designer Heather Ford walks you through creating your first ePub.
Updates in Sandbox Web Browser 1.4 for iOS
Float Mobile Learning
NOVEMBER 24, 2014
Mobile Apps Mobile Development iOS 8 iPad iPhone Sandbox UIWebView WebGL WebKit The new update for Sandbox, Float Mobile Learning''s user-configurable web browser, is here for iOS. Read on to find out more about the update!
IPhone- User Interface Guidelines – Part III
JULY 9, 2010
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. System Provided Buttons and Icons: IPhone OS provides standard buttons for navigation bar, toolbar and icons for tab bar to promote consistent look and feel.
This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad
JULY 6, 2010
ACU's iPhone initiative: a year later
AUGUST 3, 2009
recently got a chance to follow up with George Saltsman (Faculty Development), Scott Perkins (Director of Research) and William (Bill) Rankin (Director of Educational Innovation), meeting up for a multiparty video chat which revealed the excitement these guys have for what they are seeing become the platform for education: the iPhone. Read on to see how the iPhone (and the iPod touch) has played a role in creating a new model for higher education at ACU. They let the iPhone do something it does quite well: become an integral part of a students daily life. Sheesh.
Our iPhone for Moodle web application aks for your feedback
MARCH 19, 2010
Today we have opened the demo site of the iPhone Moodle site I talked about in previous posts. It was never our attention to develop a Moodle/iPhone/iPod solution from the start. But as we got feedback from the HCWs in the field, we saw the need to adapt Moodle to enable complete access for the iPhone. Tags: moodle mobile mobile learning eLearning iphone
The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition
AUGUST 21, 2015
Adobe Captivate takes a page from the Adobe Creative Teams. A key competitive advantage the Captivate team has always had, is access to a wealth of innovations developed by the rest of the company, especially those by the Adobe Creative teams. I’m happy to see that they are taking full advantage of that in this new release. Again I tested this with my iPhone and it works flawlessly.
Over 100,000 iPhone/iPod Apps
mLearnopedia on Blogspot
NOVEMBER 4, 2009
Apple® today announced that developers have created over 100,000 apps for the revolutionary App Store, the largest applications store in the world. iPhone® and iPod touch® customers in 77 countries can choose from an incredible range of apps in 20 categories, including games, business, news, sports, health, reference and travel. Tags: Chorus iPhone iPod Apple Judy Brown).
…and the App was Good.
Float Mobile Learning
DECEMBER 1, 2011
What if I told you there was an app that has been installed on one out of every 17 iPhones, iPads and Android devices, downloaded more than 34 million times [.]. Android Apps BlackBerry iOS Mobile Development User Experience WebOS Bible case study LifeChurch.tv
Apple announcement is excellent news for cross-platform app developers!
SEPTEMBER 9, 2010
The big news of the moment amongst App developers, is the surprise announcement by Apple that they are relaxing some key restrictions on how Apps can be made. In particular they say: …we are relaxing all restrictions on the development tools used to create iOS apps, as long as the resulting apps do not download any code. They all use different languages. But – today this has changed.
Building your own apps? Try these top tips!
JANUARY 22, 2013
Many thousands of people are developing apps. This is shared with in-house enterprise apps, where quite often the employee gets them for free, allowing the developers to focus on making apps as useful as possible, rather than stressing about pay-per-download. The connection is that Apple have recently released an excellent guide for in house app developers , listing top tips, and advice that - although aimed at iOS developers making in-house apps, are in fact useful to ALL app developers, across ALL platforms. The answer: learn from the gurus.
JUNE 26, 2012
learning in USA app development iPhone publicity on the road innovation trends MLearn conference androidI was honoured to do a Key Note at mLearnCon 2012 in Silicon Valley, sharing a combined session with Clarke Quinn ( @Quinnovator ) and /David Metcalf ( @dmetcalf ) It was a fun and dynamic session, which seemed to catch the right mix of theory, practise and vision. See my presentation, below: The session was focussed on some practical lessons from the field (the 3 of us are major m-learning veterans!). It is already here. We just need to get better at harnessing it! Your data.
Kindle on the iPhone
mLearnopedia on Blogspot
MARCH 4, 2009
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.
8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning
DECEMBER 13, 2012
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. We need to realize that we are no longer developing learning for the stationary learner, sitting in a stationary chair, in front of a stationary PC. Unlike iPhone) and Android (e.g.
Mobile market share 2011 – really?
MARCH 2, 2011
So – to use an extreme case: If the only African website that happened to use statcounter was an Android developer site, it would show Africa as almost 100% Android when in actual fact the dominant phone in the entire continent is Nokia! OS Nokia stats iPhone androidFascinating overview of mobile operating system market share - but is it real?
15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads
JANUARY 30, 2013
Looking to develop interactive training and support videos, flawless screen capturing for tutorials, etc.? This mobile learning solution from Kenexa allows you to rapidly develop content and deploy it on all popular mobile devices and tablets including iPad, iPhone, Symbian, BlackBerry, Windows, and Android. So here’s a few – 15 actually! Adobe Edge Animate. It’s free! 2.
Open Standards for m-learning?
SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
As enthusiasm for m-learning grows around the world, and more mobile content gets developed, the problem of "re-use" keeps growing. If I build for an iPhone, what about Android? mobile app development html5 content standards scorm zip tin can cross platformHow can I ensure that all possible learners benefit from my awesome app? These we host on our online library.
JUNE 9, 2008
This year both the live broadcast and the delayed video from the Apple WWDC (WorldWide Developers Conference) were much improved and now readily available. Nearly every blog and publication has covered the news on the iPhone 3G. Most of the rumors we had heard were true and indeed there are some impressive improvements, plus a reduction in price. With the enterprise improvements and the fact that many leading colleges and universities and 35% of the fortune 500 participated in testing, it will b.
m-learning on your iPhone !
SEPTEMBER 6, 2007
It looks like the rumours are true, and we will be using the iPhones for mobile learning by the end of the year! Apple has just announced the iPod Touch, which is just like a slightly thinner iPhone. Apple haven't opened the OS up for us developers to write but without the phone.
10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]
JANUARY 12, 2015
Articulate for example has gone the native app route for deploying learning projects to tablets and HTML5 for smartphones like the iPhone and the Moto X. You can even initiate a screen capture session from your desktop browser and it will take screen shots from all your devices, this is great for sharing with your team throughout development. Responsive Projects. link]. 2. link]. 5.
The “m” in mLearning means More
APRIL 17, 2012
Speaking of Facebook and mobile, I absolutely love what Joe Hewitt has to say about his experience in developing an iPhone app for Facebook. And it’s always the same challenges, what are we going to do with our existing eLearning since Adobe Flash doesn’t work on iOS devices? And when we do this, invariably innovation follows. ” See you in June at mLearnCon 2012.
Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]
FEBRUARY 18, 2013
We can hope that our learners will continue using traditional PCs to access the training we develop, and that they never try to access our content via mobile devices. Among the statistics provided in the report, one in particular stood out to me, namely: By the end of 2013, the number of mobile-connected devices will exceed the number of people on earth, and by 2017 there will be nearly 1.4
mLearning Developing while Mobile
JULY 9, 2008
Most of my mLearning friends are undoubtedly aware, but there is a great tool for developing learning content while mobile. mlearning m-learning mobile-learning mobile+learning podcasting iphone apple web+2.0 Google Docs are available on mobile browsers. have found in my adventure drafting my first book on mLearning , that inspiration can happen anywhere, at anytime. caught myself recently in a restaurant waiting for my order with a thought about something to look into. grabbed my Blackberry Pearl , opened Google Docs, and added my thoughts to a notes document I created.
My iPhone Apps for Learning Solution 2010 -
MARCH 12, 2010
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.
The first Web2.0, comprehensive iPhone education app?
MAY 29, 2009
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. will stick to the use of multiple and free applications until it has a process to copy data from the iPhone or iPod Touch to your laptop or desktop. By Jonathan Nalder, and Shane Roberts. Bearing in mind that this is a 1.0 Price: $6.99 US.
ComMetrics weekly review: iPhone and mobile learning stumbles
SEPTEMBER 28, 2010
ComMetrics: Social media monitoring, marketing, weblog expert Home My.ComMetrics HowTo FTindex Media Info Vault StratMedia About Contact Blog University ComMetrics weekly review: iPhone and mobile learning stumbles by Urs E. The iPhone project at the Projektschule Goldau in Switzerland did just that by giving each fifth grader (11-12 year olds) an internet-linked iPhone in August 2009.
Win a free iPhone and learn something new!
FEBRUARY 12, 2007
From Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development: eLearning DevCon 2007 - Chance for a FREE iPhone#links The eLearning DevCon 2007 is coming this summer. Register with the code iPhone and you will be entered into an exclusive drawing for an iPhone.What? mlearning m-learning mobile-learning mobile+learning podcasting iphone apple web+2.0 conference iphone
mLearning-World.com: The iPhone will NOT start a mLearning revolution!
JANUARY 18, 2007
skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Thursday, January 18, 2007 The iPhone will NOT start a mLearning revolution! revolution or a revelation? A lot of eLearning blogs have touted the new iPhone as the beginning of the mLearning revolution. Use your iPod/iTouch/iPhone to. learing+2.0 Theyre not waiting around.
mLearning Demand Is Growing
JULY 29, 2010
This is compounded by the fact that a large number of organizations and institutions are opting for new modes of learning as part of training and development. At Upside Learning, we constantly strive to develop new solutions in tune with the technology and market demand, which helps us deliver the best and the latest to our clients. You can read more about it here.
6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012
JANUARY 17, 2012
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. personally happen to think that Adobe’s recent news that they would be stopping further development of Flash on mobile is just the beginning of the end for Flash on Desktop, too. Fun times.
The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]
JULY 2, 2012
However, now that the desktop has been reduced to just one of many screens we have to develop learning for, coupled with the fact that Flash is no longer the ubiquitous technology it once was, perhaps video is about to play a bigger role in how we develop the next generation of learning experiences, that will be consumed by learners across a multitude of mobile devices. link]. link].
Tech Innovation Now Led by Hot New Bands
Mobile Learning Edge
JANUARY 25, 2011
Developers of both mobile and internet apps need to pay attention to the capabilities of HTML5. The other example is from The Black Eyed Peas who have released an app for the iPhone that includes an immersive 360 degree, augmented reality music video that puts you in the middle of a party, dancing to the music. Here are two examples, both involving mobile. Enjoy, and be amazed. (GW).
iPhone on Moodle update: a growing team, but where is Apple?
MARCH 4, 2010
The iPhone on Moodle project I mentioned last week is speeding up and when listening to the Moodle/iPhone buzz, the momentum is growing. For they bring the extra confidence we need to publish what is developed. For those of you interested in some screenshots of the iPhone/Moodle application , please have a look here. Their help is already enabling extra possibilities.
Opera mini for iPhone/iPod on our mobile Moodle application: great!
APRIL 20, 2010
Well, last week Opera launched its iPhone and iPod opera mini application and what a treat it is. We tried it out with our [link] and it works like a charm (again, compressing the data much more, thus costing me far less when accessing the mobile moodle demo and developer site). Tags: moodle opera mini opera ipod iphone Why do I mention Opera mini again today?