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10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]

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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

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

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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

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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!

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What I Learnt About Mobile Learning Design

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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.

Yes, mobile moodle for iPhone is eminent, we will release open source code soon

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For those who have been following my mobile blogs, you knew our great Peru/Belgian team (i.e. the Institute of Tropical Medicine Alexander von Humboldt (IMTAvH) in Lima and the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) in Antwerp) was working on something special: a mobile moodle for iPhone. They started exchanging notes on the mobile moodle forum and only in an amazing 1 (one!)

May Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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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?

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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.

Float Mobile Learning’s Suite of Mobile Learning Apps Free During ASTD 2013 International Conference & Exposition

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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.

Mobile #Moodle ready for beta release: feedback welcomed

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Two themes will be released, 1 for mobile devices and the second one for tablets. So, for all of you interested in mobile Moodle, get your devices out and join the community to get this project launched. moodle iphone moodle mobile mLearning mobile learning LMSIt has been more than 2 years since the Moodle4iPhone project [link]. release!

IPhone- User Interface Guidelines- Part I

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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.

Mobile Learning: The natives

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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¿Por qué el hecho de que el iPad y el iPhone no soportan Adobe Flash es un gran incentivo para el mLearning?

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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.

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The Importance of having a Singular Computing Experience for Mobile Learning

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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.

IPhone- User Interface Guidelines – Part III

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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.

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

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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).

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Mobile Learning: A Brief Reading List

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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. 

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

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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.

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The “m” in mLearning means More

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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.

Mobile iEducator | the world of mobile learning

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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).

Training Plan For iPhone Application Development

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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.

How do develop web content on the iPhone

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The next couple of months I will be working with colleagues from Peru (Luis Fucai, Ellar Llacsahuanga and Carlos Kiyan) on a mobile learning project (funded by the Reach initiative , Tibotec grant) that involves iphone's and NokiaN95's for physicians in Peru. Mobile modules will be developed that offer lifelong learning to physicians working on HIV/AIDS.

This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad

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About a month back I blogged about Smokescreen which allows advertisers to run simple Flash movies on iPad/iPhone using HTML5/JavaScript.  Today while checking my twitter feed I discovered Frash which runs Flash content on iPad/iPhone in a Safari browser. It’s an effort to take the Android implementation of Flash Player to run on iPad/iPhone.

Just Getting Started: Float Mobile Learning Symposium at Techweek

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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. [.].

Optimizing Web Media for Mobile Learning

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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.

eModeration Station » Mobile learning #1: The big picture

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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.

#Mobile #Moodle plugins available for download

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Carlos Kiyan and many other contributors have released their plugins for mobile Moodle to the plugins repository. These two plugins started as one of the earliest Mobile Moodle projects (back in 2010: Moodle4iPhone ). and tablet or smartphones compatible with iPad and Android tablets or iPhone/iPodtouch/Android 4.x Great news for all of us Moodle users. devices.

Think Multiscreen (vs. iPad-only) when developing an mLearning Strategy

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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.

Updates in Sandbox Web Browser 1.4 for iOS

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The new update for Sandbox, Float Mobile Learning''s user-configurable web browser, is here for iOS. Mobile Apps Mobile Development iOS 8 iPad iPhone Sandbox UIWebView WebGL WebKit Read on to find out more about the update!

Moodle and iPhone update: the movie

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For those wanting to see a glimpse of the interaction behind the application that allows the iPhone (or iPod) to access Moodle. Look at this uploaded movie: In the meantime the iPhone/Moodle platform is getting into shape: [link] Things moving on several fronts: getting proposals out, checking codes, making coding manuals (thank you very much Beto!).

Mobile Learning Tools

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At presentations and workshops, I am often asked to recommend tools for authoring mobile learning. I do not recommend any tools, but do encourage them to check with their current authoring tool vendor to see what their plans are for mobile, as many vendors are moving in this direction. will publish a complete listing and will attempt to keep it updated

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mLearning is Bigger than Mobile Devices. The “m” is for Multiscreen.

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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. [1]  In other words mobile learning decreases limitation of learning location with the mobility of general portable devices. 

Video reflection on my #CoP lifelong learning experiences #discuss

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Chahira Nouirra , aka CosmoCat , asked me to share some reflections on my own Community of Practitioners (CoP) experiences, specifically in relation to my own lifelong learning, so these ideas could be added to the EU Discuss platform. The same with exploring mobile options in MOOCs, while by now all major platforms are mobile oriented. The video is shared below.

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Free Kindle apps for reading eBooks for Kindle

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Get your free Kindle app for most of the mobile devices out there! Last week I published my eBook on MOOC YourSelf, setting up your own MOOC with guidelines for facilitators, newbies, mobile learning adepts. The free Kindle apps are available for smartphones (Android, iPhone, iPod touch), computers (Windows 8, Mac, Windows XP), and tablets (iPad, Android, Windows 8).

6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

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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.

Apple Proves Mobile makes the Desktop better: A lesson for us in mLearning and eLearning

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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.

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Do Learners on Mobile really know what they want in mLearning?

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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

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

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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?

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