How to Create an ePub in Adobe Digital Publishing Suite

Float Mobile Learning

Float designer Heather Ford walks you through creating your first ePub. Android iOS Mobile Development Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Adobe InDesign Amazon Kindle Creative Cloud DPS ePub iPad iPhone iPod iPod Touch mobile design

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

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So what does this have to do with Learning Design? The answer is simple, we live in a multi-device, multi-screen world and we need to embrace it and design learning with this reality in mind! ’ to ‘ how should I design Mobile Learning ?’

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

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Back in 2012 you would have been hard-pressed to find anything exciting in version 6 of Adobe Captivate, in fact most of the cool stuff at the time was coming from Adobe’s competitors, namely Articulate with their new Storyline software and their latest iteration of Articulate Studio.

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Designing for the Blackberry Playbook

Mobile Learning Edge

The Blackberry Playbook was supposed to be able to run Android apps, in addition to programs designed for its native Blackberry Tablet OS. In the meantime, if you want to develop for RIM’s tablet, you need to do it with Adobe tools such as AIR and Flash.

Is it time to Abandon Adobe Flash in eLearning Design? [Chime in]

mLearning Revolution

What do you think, is it time to abandon Adobe Flash in learning design and embrace new, more modern technologies like HTML5, CSS 3 and Javascript instead?

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

mLearning Revolution

When comparing the two big players in the rapid eLearning market, Articulate and Adobe, they approach mobile learning design very differently. The Future of the Web is Responsive Design! “ If your design calls for absolute dimensions, you have already failed!

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Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]

mLearning Revolution

This workshop is a result of months of research on mobile; mobile app design testing for best practices ; countless hours of consulting and lots of learning about design from trial and error. Develop the right mindset needed to design for a multiscreen ecosystem.

The New Adobe Creative Suite (CS6) is a Sign of the Mobile Times

mLearning Revolution

First, I would like to congratulate my former Adobe colleagues, who worked on the new Creative Suite 6 apps. It is also worth pointing out that this launch in some way marks the reinvention of Adobe as a company after the whole Apple vs. Adobe Flash debacle.

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The New Adobe Captivate 7 Marches Backwards into the Future [Review]

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A year ago I wrote a post entitled An Honest Assessment of Adobe Captivate 6 [First Impressions] , which garnered 81 ReTweets and 62 comments, and to this day is the most read post here on my blog. Another example is the HTML5 support for PowerPoint, which Adobe is promoting heavily.

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

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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.

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

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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. It’s entirely possible to dismiss the mobile revolution as a passing fad and, as learning designers do nothing about it.

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Here’s how Adobe Captivate 6 could have been a Game-Changer for mLearning

mLearning Revolution

. In writing my honest assessment of Adobe Captivate 6 post I knew going in I was putting myself out there and would invariably take some heat for sharing what I really thought about the new release. The idea that I can get all of this great technology from Adobe for $29.99

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Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

Upside Learning

Early this month we ran two webinars on “Designing eLearning for Pads (tablet)” A big thank you to all of you who were able to join us! I believe all the design consideration mentioned could be achieved using normal eLearning so why should a company look for mobile learning?

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Articulate Storyline vs. Adobe Captivate 6 for iPad Publishing [FAQ]

mLearning Revolution

First off I think this question is fairly shortsighted because I believe real multi-screen design and deployment of “ learning ” should go beyond just publishing for iPad consumption.

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

mLearning Revolution

There’s no other Industry in the world that was more affected by Apple refusing to embrace Adobe Flash in their iOS devices like the eLearning Industry. I don’t have the exact numbers but I would venture to say that more than 98% of all eLearning was/is based on Adobe Flash (i.e. When I worked at Adobe, the question I most frequently heard from my customers was: how can we make our existing eLearning projects play on the iPad?

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mLearning-World.com: Mobile Learning with Flash Lite 2 and Adobe Captivate

mLearning World

skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Sunday, August 20, 2006 Mobile Learning with Flash Lite 2 and Adobe Captivate Mobile Learning with Flash Lite 2 and Adobe Captivate — In just a few years long-distance learning, or Electronic Learning (e-learning), has become a reality.

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

mLearning Revolution

Since leaving Adobe Systems almost two years ago, I have had the great fortune of working on a number of e-Learning and m-Learning projects for different organizations in various industries.

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.

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eLearning is dead! Multi-screen learning is the next big thing.

mLearning Revolution

I believe it’s critical for us to embrace this way of thinking when Designing mobile learning for multiple screens. The days of designing eLearning for the stationary desktop computer are long gone. How do we design for all of these sizes and resolutions?

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How to Choose the Best SDK for your Custom eBook Platform

Kitaboo

KITABOO SDK helps you design and deliver digital content compatible on multiple devices such as smartphones, tablets or PCs. Adobe Reader Mobile SDK. Below is the list of features offered by Adobe’s Reader Mobile SDK-.

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How to Choose the Best SDK for your Custom eBook Platform

Kitaboo

KITABOO SDK helps you design and deliver digital content compatible on multiple devices such as smartphones, tablets or PCs. Adobe Reader Mobile SDK. Below is the list of features offered by Adobe’s Reader Mobile SDK-.

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5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

Upside Learning

1) Adobe Captivate 5.5 The HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate 5.5 is an experimental technology that converts SWFs generated by Adobe Captivate 5.5 Once these files are converted to HTML5, you can edit them with an HTML editing tool, such as Adobe Dreamweaver.

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iPad Apps for Visual Creativity

mLearning

There’s a pretty decent post over at the AppStorm blog, which has posted its reviews for the “ 30 Essential iPad Apps for Designers and Creatives “ Adobe Ideas 1.0 Applications Products Tablet apple communications creative design drawing ipad

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Introducing a new Podcast: This Week in #mLearning [Episode 1: The new iPad and Mobile Learning]

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Each week Robert and I will discuss various trending topics and their impact on mobile learning, including the state of mobile in general, mobile devices, HTML5, Adobe Flash, Responsive Web Design, Rapid Development tools, especially as they begin making the shift from desktop to mobile, mobile apps, video, Education and more. Adobe Flash and Mobile devices. iBooks and Adobe Shadow.

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

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I have been a fan of Articulate for a long time even as I worked for Adobe on the Captivate and eLearning Suite products. The day after leaving Adobe, I had my first meeting with Arlyn Asch, Articulate CTO, who spent time with me going over Storyline and after an hour of talking to Arlyn and seeing what they were working on, it was a enough for me to believe that sure enough Storyline was going to be a game-changer. It was almost like using a beautifully designed iPad app.

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What is the “Killer App” of Mobile Learning? [Chime in]

mLearning Revolution

If you are a Creative Professional, you never know when creativity may strike, but with an iPad and Adobe Ideas or Autodesk Sketchbook Pro, your creativity is set free because of mobile. I get asked this question all the time. Here’s my answer.

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

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I strongly believe the future of Learning design is about creating learning experiences that reach Learners anywhere and at anytime, but it’s especially about experiences that will adapt to whichever screen is at hand at the time.

Back Again + Captivate 8 Review (Summary: WOW!)

mLearning Trends

This inaugural “Generation 2” blog posting comes on the heels of a tectonic shift in the mobile learning authoring tool wars…namely, the availability last week of Adobe Captivate 8 officially unveiled on May 20, 2014 in company press releases. And Cp8 is competitively priced as well costing less than $20/month via Adobe’s Creative Cloud services. So, congrats to Adobe for a job well done – a long, long time in coming but nicely executed in the end.

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mLearning: ‘Using Your Senses’

mLearning is Good

So I don’t discount the value of mobile courseware, I just think that the design community often forgets to think about the differentiation between mobile devices and desktop computers. Besides the always on, always connected, always with you nature of mobile devices, they also have a number of different sensors that we can utilize in our learning design. So how can you start to use these in your designs?

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Corporate Training & Development Trends to Watch Out for in 2020

Kitaboo

Hence, L&D teams are designing training modules with targeted objectives and milestones that an employee is expected to achieve. Creating short knowledge nuggets, designed to address the immediate learning needs of the employees, and making it available at the precise time of need is what makes this form of learning more important. A vendor who specializes in developing mobile applications can help in designing an app that suits your business type and employee requirements.

Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

This will mean a whole new way of designing, developing and delivering materials, information and learning for iPads or tablets which we all will need to move very quickly towards. A number of Rapid Authoring tools, like Adobe Captivate 5.5

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

mLearning Revolution

In 2012 tech giants like Google, Yahoo, Adobe, Microsoft, Intel and HP posted disappointing earning results. 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.

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15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

Adobe Edge Animate. 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. You can create textbooks using pre-designed templates featuring a wide variety of page layouts.

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Tablets will replace PCs but not in the way you Think

mLearning Revolution

printing problems, no optical drives (for backups I suppose), and that they won’t run power software, including Adobe Photoshop, Avid Studio, and Microsoft OneNote. (image credit: [link].

Is it Time to Remove the ‘e’ and ‘m’ from Learning? Yes and No

mLearning Revolution

After all, our ultimate goal as learning professionals is to design learning experiences for learners by any means necessary, no? This is becoming a question I get asked frequently, and I also see it asked quite a bit to other people.

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5 Reasons why you should join the Articulate Community if you are in eLearning

mLearning Revolution

Since leaving Adobe , I have been expanding my horizons by exploring other eLearning tools, especially as I begin posting reviews of various Rapid eLearning tools here on my Blog. As a Former Adobe Evangelist, I have always been surprised how few people asked me this question, especially during press briefings. Tom Kuhlmann, VP of Community, sends out this awesome weekly newsletter full of design ideas and other tips and tricks.

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

mLearning Revolution

Looking back, perhaps I should have done this right after leaving Adobe. Kudos to Adobe! ″ screens, the onslaught of new Android phones continue and we need to constantly adjust how we address all of these new mobile devices in our learning design.

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My Thoughts on Microsoft Bringing back the Start button and the need for Change in eLearning

mLearning Revolution

Two recent example come to mind: 1) Apple not allowing Adobe Flash on the iPhone and iPad; and 2) Adobe recently making the move to a cloud-only Creative Suite product offering. image credit: technobuffalo.com.

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

mLearning Revolution

Perhaps this is why in eLearning we have always gravitated toward using tools that publish learning in the Adobe Flash format in order to create engaging desktop experiences.

7 Microinteractions You will Love in the new Articulate Studio 13 [Review]

mLearning Revolution

I just finished reading an excellent book written by Dan Saffer titled Microinteractions: Designing with Details. Take the ‘Actors’ feature in Adobe Captivate for example, they are simply static images that you add just like any other image.

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The “m” in mLearning means More

mLearning Revolution

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?

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This Week in mLearning Podcast – Thinking Mobile-First [Episode 3]

mLearning Revolution

Responsive web design and how Adobe Shadow and Weinre work. Welcome to our third episode of our new podcast entitled “ This Week in mLearning. Below is a summary of topics we discussed this week. Great news, our Podcast is now live on iTunes and you can subscribe HERE. 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 Podcas on Mobile Learning: Highlights of the week.

10 mLearning Lessons I Learned from reading Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski [Book Review]

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This is why if you are an Instructional Designer and you haven’t paid much attention to mLearning, you need to start now. As Luke says in his book, when designing for the small screen: “there simply isn’t room for anything else.”

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