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15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

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A multimedia authoring tool that goes beyond Flash and builds applications based on HTML5, Javascript, jQuery and CSS3 and works well on iOS and Android devices, and the latest HTML5-compatible browsers. This is a free eBook authoring application by Apple for iPad. Since CSS3 consistently works across iOS, Android and BlackBerry OS6. So here’s a few – 15 actually!

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Latest issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies available

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How to Improve the Accessibility and Reduce the Total Cost of Ownership with Ecolig Protocol and Android in Mobile Learning. Developing Mobile Collaborative Learning Applications for Mobile Users. The International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM) (Volume 5, Issue 4, 2011) has just published its latest issue. Most of the articles are on mobile learning. Kwang B Lee).

Native Apps vs. Mobile Web: Pros and Cons [infographic]

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I ran into the infographic below, and while it compares Apps vs building a website, I believe the principles here are still applicable for deciding how to go about building and delivering learning experiences on mobile. The decision between building a mobile website or a mobile application is ultimately a decision unique to your business. What do you think? Send to Kindle.

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

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One final statistic I would like to include here is the fact that as of September 2012, Android alone accounted for 1.3 iPhone) and Android (e.g. 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. Clearly there’s a strong technology shift happening now.

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I had an hour with an #Android tablet today & reflected on its suitability for schools #mlearn #slide2learn

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The Acer Iconia which runs Android 3.0 Anyway, I have to say I was more impressed with an Android tablet than I expected to be – hardware wise it was mostly responsive and had the bibs and bobs you’d expect. Even the widescreen format that Android tablets use which I’d found annoying elongated on a Windows 7 tablet was fine in this slimmer device. With A, my conclusion is that the interface of Android 3.0 With B, while there are heaps of Android apps now, only 2000 are optimised for the tablet form factor, which is just unacceptable.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

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The new web-based HTML5 authoring package looks and performs quite well and delivers an impressive array of authoring features that can produce exceptionally nice looking mobile content for the various web kit-based mobile devices and tablets including Apple’s iPad and the full range of Android-based tablets. See a screen shot of the application on display from the show below.

5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

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Worldwide, Samsung probably sells more smartphones than anyone else , Looking into the future – this article predicts that iPads will retain more than 50% of the installed base of all tablets in 2016, but Android and Windows Metro will be the other two dominant platforms. While the demand for HTML5 courses is yet to catch up, the demand is growing stronger nevertheless. 1) Adobe Captivate 5.5

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

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After years of BlackBerry dominance in the pockets and purses of enterprise personnel, iOS (Apple) and Android-based mobile phones and tablet devices will supplant RIM-supplied smartphones as the primary desired (and likely used) smart devices for mobile learning – at least in North America. in 2011 and plans to jump square into the hardware game to better control the Android experience.

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Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

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After years of BlackBerry dominance in the pockets and purses of enterprise personnel, iOS (Apple) and Android -based mobile phones and tablet devices will supplant RIM-supplied smartphones as the primary desired (and likely used) smart devices for mobile learning – at least in North America. Sure, companies may still provided workers with an old BlackBerry (on a 2-year contract), but increasingly more people will opt to use their own iPhones/iPads or Android handsets or tablets once their devices can be secured and supported within their organizations. Pad/Tablet Use Explodes !

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A Mobile Game World

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These days, I see more and more smart-phones – Android, BlackBerry, even the occasional iOS device (a rarity in India because of their relatively prohibitive cost; plus the typical iOS user in India is not one who takes public transport). Once or twice a week I commute to the office using public transport. As a learning designer, it pays to watch what people are doing around me.

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Flash on my iPhone? It’s showdown time!


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Google’s App Inventor … liberation or stagnation?


A year ago, Google released App Inventor – a fascinatingly visual, albeit rather buggy tool for developing android apps. open source pedagogy mobile in schools app development learners as creators constructivism innovation google applications androidAlthough not robust enough for our commercial development, we loved the fresh ideas about interface, and app building.

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


Those are the app developers using one of a few choice systems (many open source, collaborative frameworks) that allow you to code once, and deploy to iPhone, Android, WinMob, Blackberry …. But it does support more phones (iPhone, Windows Mobile, RIM, Symbian and Android) These three are the main players. On iPhone and Android, it uses Webkit. They all use different languages.

iPad + apps = amazing archaeology


He is using Android devices, and off-the-shelf Google tools to support Vets in Africa collect and share some extremely valuable data. Tags: projects data collection mobile africa 3rd world gps applications android archaeology He is using iPads, with simple off-the-shelf apps to collect data in a simpler, and more shareable manner than ever before. M-learning with a twist?

Can my m-learning course run the same on every phone?


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New mLearning Authoring Offerings - Wave #1

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It took no longer than the end of January for new product announcements to be made by two of the leading authoring tool vendors who are now offering both Flash and HTML5 course publication output options to instructional designers using their respective applications. I got to play around with some early content samples and found their mobile packaging to be clean, flexible and very well structured for playback on compatible mobile devices based on Apple's iOS or on Android-based mobiles or tablets. Moreover, we really like what we see in their "version 1.0"

Even the US Military wants mobile APPs!


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$10 million from Google for cool mobile apps


The Android Developer Challenge: Google has offered $10 million to developers for the coolest, most interesting, creative applications that will run on their new mobile operating system. Android is the google sponsored operating system that they hope will run on all future phones, and with true google flair, they are offering some no-strings-attached funding to encourage developers to get

Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

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We can build content, applications that are designed for the device and accessed from an LMS. For addressing security issues, you may think of these options – screen locks, auto-timeouts, password-protected access to the content inside the apps, data encryption, and solutions such as Mobile Device Management (MDM) and Mobile Application Management (MAM). What is mLearning?

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

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And I am not just talking about the classic iOS vs. Android vs. other argument but the fact that different classes of hardware will start to get into our learning mix too. I think Apple will continue to be the majority player for the next year although their overall market share will continue to erode to the benefit of various Android-based alternatives. On Target But. Bullseye.

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mLearning Tech A’plenty Released at CES 2011

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For those of us with the means and the desire, the choices are plentiful and reasonable in most markets and the up-trending Bring Your Own Device movement is starting to influence IT departments to allow newer Apple iOS , Google Android and Microsoft Windows Phone7 devices to coexist on the highly restricted/locked down networks IT has operated in the past. Tablets ranging in size from pocket minis to full-sized and dockable slates are featured everywhere with many supporting the newer Android 3.0/Honeycomb OS, Windows 7/Phone 7 and even some Linux variations. Better Devices.

4 Ways Smartphones are helping People Learn a new Language

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In virtual learning, there is a wrong notion that educational technologies are not applicable for students with disabilities. Smartphone Applications. Compared to tablets , smartphones have a greater market penetration when it comes to speech learning and translator applications. Image courtesy of: Michael Cahill. Voice Recognition Technology. Smarphone Widgets.

So what are these super popular tablet computers capable of anyway?

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While they have been around for some years in various forms, the recent maturation of mobile operating systems such as Android and iOS to match the slate style has seen an explosion in the adoption rates of tablet computers. The iPad is selling over 1 million devices a month, and it seems that conversely, about a million different Android tablets get announced each week.

Google App Inventor – Can It Boost mLearning?

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Last week Google launched App Inventor a visual development tool to build Android applications. This tool will allow anyone to create an Android app without writing even a single line of code. The video below shows how easy it is to built an Android app using this tool –. To begin with the App Inventor is available only for the Android platform (understandable).

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

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What about other screens, like the iPhone, Android smartphones and tablets, and other devices like the Kindle Fire for example? There are many features in both applications that are not carried over when a user publishes to HTML5. This is an interesting question to answer for so many reasons. One Size does Not Fit All. But what about right now? Answer to this FAQ. Share your thoughts.

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

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Here’s how wikipedia defines killer application as it pertains to marketing: A killer application (commonly shortened to killer app) is any computer program that is so necessary or desirable that it proves the core value of some larger technology, such as computer hardware, gaming console, software, a programming language, software platform, or an operating system.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

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Several more of the Tier 2/Tier 3 LMS vendors also “tossed their hat in the ring” (or towards it anyway) announcing some way of publishing content so it could appear via a mobile browser on the iPhones , iPads and Android device trying to capture a few of their most “loyal fans” in learning land. Apple iOS , Android , BlackBerry , Windows Mo/Pho ). A.K.A. Validated (“Double”).

What the Army is Doing in Mobile Learning

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I’ve been trying to keep up with all of the latest in the US Army’s Connecting Soldiers with Digital Applications (CSDA) program. As someone who works in the learning world, it’s significant when any organization with hundreds of thousands of learners decides to equip their entire workforce with mobile devices and applications. The article lays out a few of the applications that can be looked at as training applications. These kinds of applications can be extremely powerful and can only be used in context with a mobile device.

Mobile Landscape Really About to Change

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surroungding the release of the newest Android device in the US. Anyway, the recent release of a Android 2.0 Android is very capable, and the development community for Android is increasing daily. So if you’re looking to build a mobile learning application or to be the provider of mobile learning resources of any kind, you may want to consider the possibility that we will see only a few of the current players in the mobile platform market in a couple of years. There’s been a big stir of comments, reviews, predictions etc.

mLearning Demand Is Growing

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Hence, in response to the rising requirements, our innovation team has been taping onto the latest trends and developing new applications across various platforms such as Android, iPhone, Blackberry, Symbian etc. We have also developed a mobile version of UpsideLMS and are working on more complex, richer and diverse mobile learning applications that run across platforms and devices.

GeoLearning Acquired by SumTotal: The mLearning Impact?

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is a well crafted desktop-based application that we've used many times in the past to help design and produce mobile learning content that can be packaged for delivery with many different enterprise mobile learning platforms including our own, Intuition 's and others. According to leading analyst Josh Bersin , the combined entity will grow SumTotal's "total market share to 12.5%.

gPhone anyone?


Finally, some tangible news about the gPhone, or "Google phone"! It turns out there isn't going to be a physical device at all, but rather a heavy-weight alliance (the open handset alliance ) who are getting together to create an open source platform for mobile devices. Loads of big names are involved: Google, HTC, LG, Motorola, Samsung, T-mobile, Intel. Notable absences: Nokia and Vodafone

eModeration Station » Mobile learning #1: The big picture

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Publishers are starting to produce apps (applications, or programs) which you can download onto your iPhone or Android phone. Tags: mlearning activities android apps devices EFL elearning ESL handheld ideas iphone m-learning mobile smartphone tips Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This! Share this on Facebook. Add this to Google Reader. Email this to a friend? [Or:

Mobiles, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Merge — MobileBeyond

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As mobile smart phone applications, mobile data, the wireless Internet and smartphones morphed into location aware systems, the need for augmented reality disappeared. Smartphone technology and wireless mobile applications migrated to the only necessary computing device–the human brain. All became real. Reality became anything people wanted it to be. Write comments below. 480 x 320 is the new 1024 x 768 (From Clark Quinns Learnlets Blog)

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * * mLearning World Live Wednesday, April 30, 2008 480 x 320 is the new 1024 x 768 (From Clark Quinns Learnlets Blog) Clark Quinn has an interesting thought I would like to challenge: How do we achieve a balanced solution for mobile content and applications? The new 800 x 600? 160 x 160 is the new 640 x 480, etc.

eModeration Station

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To update this list, especially for language learning, check out Graham Stanley’s blog post (on iphone apps), and Neil Ballantine’s blog post (on iPhone and Android apps), as well as the British Council mobile learning site. For example, use some sort of ‘read it later’ application or strategy to deal with fast incoming info from a source like Twitter. And voila! Web 2.0

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

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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. These advanced custom-developed applications for mobile learning purposes show the way to a new world of professional development, as well as K-12 development, higher education and beyond,” Udell said. “It It is clear that ‘I’m learning’ is not just you learning on mobile device, and these applications prove just that.”

August Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning August 1, 2010 to August 31, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. open academic education: people with an open PhD and master? Yes, they do it!

M-Learning: Google vs Apple as Web Apps square off against Native Apps

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Google and Apple appear to have different outlooks on mobile application development, and those differences will certainly have an impact on how we consume mobile content. Apple is very strong in the native app market, where it’s App Store is a marketplace for all sorts of applications. But both companies overlap in certain places. Ultimately, it comes down to money.

Google’s App Inventor Will Allow ‘The Rest of Us’ to make Apps

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Of course, this also helps Google catch up with Apple in the app marketplace because enabling more people to create apps insures more apps are available in their Android Marketplace. I think if you start to enable the thoughtful minds of learning content developers you will certainly come away with some well designed and useful applications that can really help people in their daily lives.