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JIT Performance Support Mobile App Development

Upside Learning

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.

How To Leverage Mobile For Effective Performance Support

Float Mobile Learning

Read up on these 3 major components that will help you deliver performance support in the best way possible. Conferences Mobile Apps Mobile Development Mobile Strategy affordances CHAMPIONS context custom mobile applications mobile mobile affordances performance support target audienceDon't push mobile to the back burner yet.

5 Tips To Help Designers Create Assets for Mobile Development

Float Mobile Learning

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

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

mLearning Revolution

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. We need to explore other industries such as web design and new movements around it such as Responsive web design and learn how these principles are being used to develop once and deploy the same content across desktops, smartphone and Tablets without plug-ins. Do you agree?

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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. as built-in support for video).

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

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One such project I was a part of recently, was developing a ‘ Mobile Learning Decision Path, ‘ which was produced by Adayana Government Group in collaboration with the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative and the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO). Sample Project 2—Boarding Officer Support for Rules & Regulations … 11.

UNICEF Report on Children, ICTs and Development

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Yesterday a new UNICEF report  Children, ICT and Development: Capturing the potential, meeting the challenges was officially launched. It follows that a focus on children and on greater equity leads to an active and reflective engagement with the potential and challenges of ICT for development, targeting in particular marginalized children. Equity. Gender issues. Pilots. Failure.

SMS Nation: Mobile Strategists, Renewing Library Books, And Child Services Support

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39% are responsible for creating a development platform. The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services uses text messaging for child support services. Until recently, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) used landlines to communicate with parents enrolled in their child support program. Mobile strategists are the hottest new hire.

7 Trends in Learning Technologies From #FocusOnLearn

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Get a recap on 7 different trends with fascinating developments spotted in the learning space. Conferences analytics assessment software augmented reality big data content library DemoFest eLearning FocusOn Interactive Video Interoperability microlearning mobile collaboration OnPoint Digital performance support RISC robotics video xAPI

Youth, Work, Mobiles and Poverty: everything you need to know

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They are also unemployed, under-resourced, and working hard to put things right If you are interested in youth workforce development, and the empowering opportunities of mobile, I''d encourage you to look at the brand new  Mobiles for Youth Workforce Development (mYWD) Landscape Review. Across the world, kids are our future. What type of programming has been implemented and how?

How To Leverage Mobile For Effective Performance Support

Float Mobile Learning

Read up on these 3 major components that will help you deliver performance support in the best way possible. Conferences Mobile Apps Mobile Development Mobile Strategy affordances CHAMPIONS context custom mobile applications mobile mobile affordances performance support target audienceDon't push mobile to the back burner yet.

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

mLearning Revolution

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. What a difference three short years make in technology.

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Future of Mobile Learning - an interview with Geoff Stead

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Qualcomm develops an open source toolkit called Gimbal that lets you extend these to inside a building too. We placed small Bluetooth LE beacons (similar to iBeacon) around the museum, and developed an app that allows visitors to get extra information on their phones as they walk around the exhibits. This needs to be supported, and woven into the narrative. app development Augmented Reality future devices trends What''s the future of mobile learning? Which trends should we be watching, and which ones are nonsense? What about NFC / iBeacons / Geofencing? Just do it!

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New Issue of the International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation (IJMLO)

Mobile Learning Edge

Supporting collaboration, enhancing learning. The ties that bind: a case of establishing a mobile post-training support network. Development and evaluation of the flower identification database for mobile with a geo-tagged picture map. Academic articles on mobile learning are found in many different journals. Mohammed-Issa Riad Mousa Jaradat.  . Nikos Karacapilidis.  .

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

Looking to develop interactive training and support videos, flawless screen capturing for tutorials, etc.? You can create interactive videos with clickable links, table of contents, search, embed quizzes and it supports both Flash and HTML5. You can choose to either replace the activity with something your table supports or else you will need to drop it. 5. It’s free! 2.

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

mLearning Revolution

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 The bottom line is that it’s tough (if not impossible) to develop for mobile users if you are not an active mobile user yourself. 2012 has been an amazing year for mobile! Embrace Change and Adopt a new Mindset. Samsung S3).

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Latest issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies available

Mobile Learning Edge

The Effectiveness of Mobile Learning in the Form of Performance Support System in Higher Education. Leaner Open Modeling in Adaptive Mobile Learning System for Supporting Student to Learn English. Developing Mobile Collaborative Learning Applications for Mobile Users. Most of the articles are on mobile learning. Hosam El-Sofany, Samir Abou El-Seoud). Nevena Mileva).

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

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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.

Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

Upside Learning

Basic interactivities are generally well supported in HTML/can be easily developed using this authoring tool. Additionally, interactivities can be also developed within HTML/Lectora. This method allows the previously developed Flash animations to be reutilized, leading to sizeable cost-savings. We’ve presented some cost-effective options below to help you get started.

Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis

Upside Learning

In last many months we have written a number of blog posts around mobile learning ranging from development tips, general examples, tips and tricks, etc. One of the most relevant tools (currently) for performance support. Development platforms for mobile are easy-to-use and do not involve most of the complications associated with desktop or system software. Weaknesses. Threats.

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

mLearning Revolution

also said in this article that for me, one of the most frustrating things about working at Adobe on the Captivate team was the poor support and customer care Adobe provided to our customers, because it negated all the great things we all did as Evangelists. Bad support and customer care is something you will not find when you become part of the Articulate community, I guarantee you, so this alone is enough to recommend the new Storyline vs. Adobe Captivate. If there’s one thing Articulate knows is helping customers design eLearning and it shows in the way they developed Storyline.

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Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips

Upside Learning

Collaboration is another area where mobile technology can enhance and support performance and learning. In such a situation, it makes sense to choose a single device/platform (perhaps the most commonly used one in target audience) and design your learning/performance support tool around that device. Ask if there will be a real benefit for the user. Content pull? Collaboration?

From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

mLearning Revolution

Every new version comes with more interactions, more widgets, more timelines, more triggers, more ways of animating text, and more support for all those animations in PowerPoint. Don’t get me wrong, I do think that existing eLearning tools do exactly what they were designed to do, namely help us rapidly develop eLearning courses for the desktop. vision. Mobile Challenges.

Tappestry: Kicking the Informal Learning (Tin) Can

Mobile Learning Edge

Full disclosure: My employer, Metrix Group, is currently partnering with Float Mobile on an app development project). This specification was developed to enable SCORM to track many of the activities that were meaningful in the real world but inaccessible to tracking in Learning Management Systems. A review by Jessica Knox. As learning professionals we see it everywhere.

These Stats Bode well for Mobile Learning

mLearning Revolution

believe we are getting very close to a ‘mobile-first’ approach to developing content and I can’t wait to see we can come up as a community when it comes to mobile learning design. Building apps is still too complicated and requires a certain amount of technical knowledge and this may not be a good use of eLearning developers’ time. million iPads. Apple sold 15.4

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Chad Udell Offers Mobile Guidance for the Enterprise in New Book Learning Everywhere

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Chad Udell's breakthrough book, Learning Everywhere, guides readers through developing a content strategy for creating successful mobile training. Featured Strategy Chad Udell Learning Everybody mLearnCon 2012 mobile learning mobile learning authors mobile learning books mobile learning content strategy mobile learning expert mobile training performance support

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

Experience suggests that mlearning works best in enhancing the social, informal, just-in-time, and performance support solutions/initiatives. Does your learning strategy include a mix of social, informal, and performance support already? Decide on Devices & Platforms to Support. Chose Delivery/Development Models. Establish the Need. Ask yourself -. Assess Readiness.

6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

mLearning Revolution

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.

Tech Innovation Now Led by Hot New Bands

Mobile Learning Edge

It works best using Google’s Chrome browser, but its connection to mobile is that it demonstrates some of the new possibilities of HTML5, a standard that will be supported by all new mobile devices, including Apple. Developers of both mobile and internet apps need to pay attention to the capabilities of HTML5. Here are two examples, both involving mobile.

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

mLearning Revolution

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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An Honest Assessment of Adobe Captivate 6 [First Impressions]

mLearning Revolution

some of the new features feel disjointed and out of place and if you want my honest opinion, it feels like in the middle of development, the team changed directions most likely because Articulate launched Storyline. And I’m not even referring to all the features that are unable to make it across to HTML5 (see question types no supported below). Haphazard Effort. Conclusion.

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Mobile Learning – The Third Dimension

Upside Learning

We believe mobile learning will play an extremely important role in enabling organizations to support their people manage and retain their competitive edge – check out our earlier webinar “ No escaping mobile learning ”. Cue “mobile learning” – a medium perfectly suited to “support” this. Another instance and application of mobile learning and performance support! Rings a bell?

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

mLearning Revolution

and the new Android Support and Sliders – I’m now working on a review of Storyline 2.0 and there’s a lot to be excited about, especially the new Android support and Sliders, which I personally believe is one of the ways to re-imagine eLearning on Desktop into thumb-friendly mLearning on any device. Here’s a short video:  [link]. Storyline 2.0 Kudos to Adobe!

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New Report Reinforces Mobile Learning is Best as Performance Support

mLearning is Good

The study was very insightful, and the findings support the notion that m-Learning is currently best consumed in the form of performance support material. However, this study does point to mobile performance support, delivering context relevant content quickly and efficiently as a major enabler for productivity. employees used mobile information “for two main purposes: in-field performance support from colleagues and access to late-breaking information”. The article is in the January 2010 Issue of Training and Development Magazine. It was $10 to download.

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

Upside Learning

We would be delivering a Master Class session based on this new platform titled ‘ Mobile Learning and Performance Support with Upside2Go ’, scheduled at 12.45 PM on 21st June. This is compounded by the fact that a large number of organizations and institutions are opting for new modes of learning as part of their training and development. See you there. What Is Mobile Learning?

Learning On Tablets At Emirates Airlines

Upside Learning

Emirates is using tablets coupled with custom developed applications as performance support tools for crew-members. It can be quite hard to find examples of tablets being leveraged for performance and learning in the public domain. Quite interesting to see an actual EPSS that works on a tablet. The rollout involves about 1000 devices.

Mobile Learning at TEDxLondon

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There are more phones in the developed world than people. The developing world is catching up fast. build software to support their learning – regularly making use of mobile phones as a stimulus. Let the kids learn the details about the phones, and become your technical support. Ubuntu. Ubuntu is an African concept that doesn’t translate easily into English. And where.

Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

fact supported by the recent news that Barclays, one of the world’s largest banks, has just bought 8,500 iPads for use by their branch staff! For most organisations, adopting mobile learning raises the BIG question of “What do we do with our existing content (probably developed in Flash which doesn’t run on the iPad)? Watch this amazing video. However, the software is another story.

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The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]

mLearning Revolution

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].

7 Free Online Tools for CSS Optimization

mLearning Revolution

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. It also supports CSS 3.0. Supports up to CSS4 (Yes, there is a CSS4). Doesn’t support CSS3.

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