Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]
FEBRUARY 18, 2013
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. Mobilize Learning by Optimizing it for Touch.
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. But what about the experience for mobile users? By doing so, I believe we not only would have defeated the purpose and uniqueness of mobile but we would be doing a disservice to our learners on mobile, too. Because the mobile revolution is real and we are at a point of no return!
10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]
JANUARY 12, 2015
When comparing the two big players in the rapid eLearning market, Articulate and Adobe, they approach mobile learning design very differently. 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. Mobile Gestures. eLearning Mobile Learning featured
What I Learnt About Mobile Learning Design
FEBRUARY 25, 2011
This means that there are going to be millions of Smartphone users out there, who can access mobile learning anywhere, at any time. 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. Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips – Abhijit Kadle. ?
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. do we take advantage of these devices to deploy learning content and how do we. Problem #1: How do we develop learning content that works on all of the different.
May Hot List: Mobile Learning Content
mLearnopedia on Blogspot
JUNE 12, 2011
Best of Mobile Learning May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Float Mobile Learning , May 11, 2011 Does This iPhone Make Me Look Fat? hotlist hot May
Developing Mobile Learning: Which Device Are Your Targeting?
APRIL 14, 2011
When you are getting started with mobile learning one of the decision you’ll have to make is which device(s) to target. In a SWOT Analysis of Mobile Learning we posted earlier this week, we listed this as one of the weaknesses of mobile learning as it stands today. 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.
Mobile Learning: The natives
Mobile Learning Edge
MARCH 4, 2011
Younger generations have an obvious advantage and therefore an easier time adapting to using new technology (because they’ve grown up with it) than many of the people who are now in the highest positions within corporations, who, having worked their way to the top, have had to actively learn new technology to remain competitive within the digital world. INFOGRAPHIC] | Voxy Blog.
¿Por qué el hecho de que el iPad y el iPhone no soportan Adobe Flash es un gran incentivo para el mLearning?
JUNE 4, 2012
Por lo tanto, la decisión de Apple, nos ha impuesto un desafío interesante para comenzar nuestra transición hacia el aprendizaje móvil (mLearning), debido principalmente a la cuota de mercado que Apple lidera con el iPad y el iPhone. eLearning Español Mobile Learning Permítanme explicarles. Pero qué hay de la experiencia de los usuarios móviles? Por qué? Absolutamente.
6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design
MARCH 4, 2015
have two iPads, two iPhones, a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10″, a Nexus 7, a Moto X, an old Motorola Xoom, three Kindles, a touch-enabled Windows 8 laptop, two Apple MacBook Pro laptops, an iMac and a Windows 8 PC. 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 One Learning.
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.
The Importance of having a Singular Computing Experience for Mobile Learning
MARCH 6, 2012
The idea that most times we reach for the nearest mobile device is absolutely true and as content publishers and developers we need to keep this in mind when developing a mobile strategy: To hear Luke describe how people use digital devices is to confront how promiscuous our relationship with technology has become, “There are scenarios where the laptop is two feet from you but you have your smartphone in your hand. via Mobile First: How ESPN Delivers to the Best Available Screen – Forbes. via Google Gets a New Unified Local Search for Desktop and Mobile.
The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition
AUGUST 21, 2015
The sooner we embrace this truth and rally around tools and technologies that can enable us to deliver compelling learning experiences across multiple devices anytime and anywhere, the better off we will be as an industry. Responsive Learning Design. recently wrote a post, where I made a case from why Responsive Web Design is the future of Learning Design. Conclusion.
8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning
DECEMBER 13, 2012
2012 has been an amazing year for mobile! This year we have seen technology companies introduce a myriad of mobile devices of all sizes, prices and operating systems. 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. Samsung S3).
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). eLearning Mobile Learning featured And when we do this, invariably innovation follows.
15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads
JANUARY 30, 2013
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. Storyline publishes to three different formats: Flash, HTML5, and iOS for iPad, delivering rich multimedia and interactivity for tablet learning. Hot Lava Mobile. Mobile LearningAdobe Edge Animate.
This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad
JULY 6, 2010
Mobile iEducator | the world of mobile learning
OCTOBER 12, 2009
Check them out at these utube links: SentenceSpin, [link] CountBy, [link] TimesBy, [link] 0 A Fantastic Discussion Posted by Kathy on Sep 29, 2009 in education , elementary education , handheld learning , iPhones for education , iTouch , technology in education I assume that since you are reading this blog you are interested in using mobile devices in the classroom. weeks).
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.
Think Multiscreen (vs. iPad-only) when developing an mLearning Strategy
OCTOBER 3, 2012
One thing I stress in my mLearning workshops is the fact that having an iPad-only strategy for Learning is not a thorough mLearning Strategy. Not just because of the diverse screen sizes and input methods, but because we learned in our user research how different the contexts are in which these gadgets are used. Coherence in Multiscreen Learning Design. Send to Kindle.
Optimizing Web Media for Mobile Learning
SEPTEMBER 2, 2010
We’ve recently been delivering simple content just-in-time for access through the websites that are designed to run on mobile devices. If the users predominantly use iPhones, then focus on developing for that platform. Here is a post about some tools that are used for mobile learning development from one of our stellar developers. Optimizing for the Mobile Web.
Upside2Go – Now On BlackBerry!
OCTOBER 3, 2011
We launched Upside2Go (for the iPhone) back in February this year. And we changed the game ; changed the way people looked at mobile learning and the way they experienced learning on the go. Our revolutionary platform for mobile learning – Upside2Go – is now available on BlackBerry. Today we expand the reach of Upside2Go to change this game further.
Mobile Learning: A Brief Reading List
The Mobile Learner
JANUARY 19, 2009
To further your exploration into the world of mobile learning, here is a list of 10 blog post, articles and other musing on the topic of mobile learning that I have read recently: 1. iTouch Learning: A page on Jane Hart’s Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies website that lists of reasons why the iPhone/iPod Touch are ideal for mlearning. Lift the Cell Phone Ban: Hosted on the Scholastic website, this article is a plea to lift the ban on cell phones in schools and to use these devices to help students learn. link]. 2.
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.
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. What can I do to help you with your eLearning and Mobile Learning projects?
Just Getting Started: Float Mobile Learning Symposium at Techweek
Float Mobile Learning
MAY 17, 2012
Cool things are only just beginning in the mobile field. Just think about it: The iPhone is only five years old. Conferences Chicago Float Mobile Learning Symposium 2012 TechWeekIf it were a human, it would be in kindergarten. [.].
Do Learners on Mobile really know what they want in mLearning?
JUNE 24, 2012
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. The thing is, most people are asking the wrong questions regarding what people really want out of mobile learning, including eLearning tools vendors. My point is that all of us in Learning Design, who are starting to design for multiple screens, need to be asking the right questions and the one question in the tweet above is a great question to ask. eLearning Mobile Learning featured
Training Plan For iPhone Application Development
AUGUST 20, 2010
Right now, everyone wants to develop applications for mobile devices and in particular for the iPhone, as it has changed the way we look at mobile devices. There is lots of material available about iPhone development on the web but very little about how to go about it. While working on IPhone development I have collected some links and we thought of creating a training plan for iPhone development for other Upsiders. The training plan below, assumes that you'll have the following skills to speed your iPhone development: Knowledge of C/C++/Java.
Mobile is all About Getting Stuff Done
MAY 14, 2015
As we walked out after the meeting, he flipped out his iPhone, opened the ‘goCatch‘ app and ordered a cab in just a few seconds. Mobile Learning Upside Learning Mobile Performance Support Performance Support and MobileLast week I was with a colleague at a client meeting just outside of Melbourne. And there the cab was in about 5 minutes. Easy! I’m not telling you anything […].
Apple Proves Mobile makes the Desktop better: A lesson for us in mLearning and eLearning
JUNE 13, 2012
I think it’s fascinating that Apple is bringing Mobile features such as notification and Dictation to the Mac. have been observing that Apple has slowly been borrowing features from the iPhone and iPad (i.e. How can this be applied to designing learning experiences? eLearning Mobile Learning featured MobileFirst. — RJ Jacquez (@rjacquez) June 11, 2012.
Learning Mobile App Review: NearPod [Podcast Interview]
MAY 30, 2012
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.
eModeration Station » Mobile learning #1: The big picture
APRIL 14, 2010
The sale and use of mobile handheld devices has soared over the last few years. The 2010 Horizon Report predicts that mobile technology will be mainstream by the end of this year. This Guardian Weekly article , for example, reports on the massive rise of mobile phone use in Africa. 2 The language learning picture. IATEFL online interview about mobile learning with me.
5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads
MAY 3, 2012
The only two devices to do better than the iPads were the iPhone 4s and the iPhone4. You can view the output in any browser that displays HTML5 content, including iOS (iPhone and iPad) devices. Lectora Inspire can help you to quickly create dynamic video and Flash content as well as transform your e-Learning to HTML5 for mobile delivery. with HTML5 Converter. Thanks!
10 mLearning Lessons I Learned from reading Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski [Book Review]
JULY 25, 2012
I love Mobile and everything that it represents. enjoy the simplicity of mobile. suppose you can say that I think “ mobile-first ” and everything else, including desktop-second. This is why I’m a big fan of Luke Wroblewski’s book entitled Mobile First. Mobile is the future and we must to be part of it. Time is precious on mobile.”
This Week in mLearning Podcast – A Review of Articulate Storyline [Episode 5]
MAY 14, 2012
Please let us know your comments by leaving a comment here and thank you in advance for listening and for helping us spread the word about this Podcast on Mobile Learning. First impressions: fast downloads, seamless installation and PC/Mac version. b- RIM´s BlackBerry World 2012: Public preview of BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, an enterprise mobility solution and RIM’s entry into the multi-platform Mobile Device Management (MDM) marketplace. eLearning Mobile Learning Podcast Send to Kindle.
mLearning is Bigger than Mobile Devices. The “m” is for Multiscreen.
AUGUST 20, 2012
Here’s how Wikipedia defines mLearning today: Any sort of learning that happens when the learner is not at a fixed, predetermined location, or learning that happens when the learner takes advantage of the learning opportunities offered by mobile technologies.  In other words mobile learning decreases limitation of learning location with the mobility of general portable devices.
Here’s how Adobe Captivate 6 could have been a Game-Changer for mLearning
JUNE 21, 2012
called it a sign of the mobile times, because I believe they did so many things right around mobile throughout their 14 apps that make up the Suite. In my years working for Adobe and Macromedia, one thing I learned was the importance of leveraging technologies from various products across the rest of the company. eLearning Mobile Learning That’s it.
Float Mobile Learning’s Suite of Mobile Learning Apps Free During ASTD 2013 International Conference & Exposition
Float Mobile Learning
MAY 19, 2013
Dallas, Tex. – May 19, 2013 – Float Mobile Learning announced today its upgraded suite of mobile learning apps will be free for a limited time throughout the ASTD 2013 International Conference & Exposition, May 19-22. The following apps have been updated: Float Mobile Learning Primer 1.5 – The Float Mobile Learning Primer is an introductory guide to mobile learning, featuring terms, examples, book excerpts and idea starters available for iOS and Android.
Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?
SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
Technology around us is evolving at a rapid pace and is in turn affecting a speedy evolution of learning technology. think mobile applications are the game changer for training. Why Mobile? With the availability of just-in-time access to information through mobile computing devices (including tablets ) the notion of knowledge (sometimes a.k.a. Why Apps? Do you agree?
7 Free Online Tools for CSS Optimization
JULY 5, 2013
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.