Apple iBooks Author for Interactive Textbooks and Mobile Learning [VIDEO]

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Today Apple unveiled iBooks 2 for the iPad and iBooks Author for the Mac. What I didn’t know was how easy Apple would make it for anyone to create these interactive books, using video, audio, Keynote presentations and even simple-to-create quizzes, that’s where iBooks Author for Mac comes in. The whole process feels a lot like developing eLearning courses, but with a mobile learning twist to it. Mobile Learning , mLearning , Apple , iBooks.

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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. The next version of Apple’s iOS was also shown and it comes with some nice features, including Passbook and Maps, just to name a few.

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6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

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Mobile learning is a relatively new domain and is rapidly evolving as well, which makes its implementation a not so easy task. When implementing mobile learning in workplace, following 6 steps will help create an effective mlearning strategy.

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.

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 #2: How will learners access the mobile course content?

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

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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. eLearning Mobile Learning featured review

Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

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I’ve spent an inordinately long time writing a whitepaper on mobile learning trying to expound our thoughts about it and how it might be used in the workplace. If you’re considering mobile learning in any shape or form, I’d suggest you give these a browse. Apple Education. Mobile Learning Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training. M-Learning Org. Mobile Learning thinking: Get on your skateboard to keep up! M-Learning.

The State of Rapid Development Tools for Mobile Learning: Webinar Recording Now Available

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If you were not able to attend our Webinar yesterday on mLearning and the state of rapid development tools for mobile learning, the recording is now available. Here are some interesting stats we provided: Apple sold 15.4 So yes, the Mobile Revolution is happening now and is big.

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

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I 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. mobile devices per capita. So How Should We Design Mobile Learning?

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My Thoughts on Adobe, Captivate, Articulate, Storyline, Mobile Learning and More [Interview]

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Why I’m excited about Apple iBooks Author beyond Apple’s walled-garden and EULA. Mobile Learning and Tablets. Apple iOS vs Android and Flipboard.

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

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As illustrated in the image above, this mantra is one of the key drivers behind some of the most powerful companies in the world, namely Apple, Google, and Microsoft. I believe it’s critical for us to embrace this way of thinking when Designing mobile learning for multiple screens.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. Mobile Apps Become Essential to Enterprise mLearning. Google surprised everyone by buying Motorola Mobility for $12.5B a.k.a.

Why Windows 8 and Touch-enabled Laptops Bode well for the Future of Mobile Learning – [Video]

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I recently had a number of epiphanies on mobile when I purchased a Windows 8 Samsung Ultrabook, touch-enabled laptop. My point with all these trends is that they will help expedite the adoption of mobile learning everywhere.

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. Instagram was not only a mobile-first success story, but until recently it was a mobile-only photo sharing service.

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Talking Mobile Learning, Gadgets, Tablets, Flash and More [Video Interview]

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Last week Robert Kennedy III, President of RKCS Learning Solutions, invited me to do a video interview over Skype and we talked about all my favorite topics, including eLearning, Mobile Learning, Flash Player 10.2 Interview , Mobile , eLearning , Adobe.

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Float Mobile Learning Expands Collaborative Web Browsing Capabilities with Launch of RabbleBrowser™ 2.5 for the iPad

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April 19, 2012 – Float Mobile Learning announced today the release of RabbleBrowser™ version 2.5, a collaborative Web browser for the Apple iPad. Press Releases collaborative web browsing iPad browsing iPad web browser mobile learning app RabbleBrowser 2.5Morton, Ill. Available for download from the [.].

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

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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. 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?

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

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One of the questions I hear often with regards to mobile learning (mLearning) is whether companies should consider building mobile apps or developing mLearning that can be consumed by learners via browsers on mobile devices. via Mobile App or Mobile Website Development?

This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad

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How it Can Benefit Mobile Learning Apple iPad Disappoints eLearning Industry. Tags: Innovation Mobile Learning Adobe Apple Frash HTML5 ipad IPhone mLearning Mobile

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Microsoft Buys Nokia For $7.2 Billion: What Does It Mean For Mobile Learning?

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Industry News Mobile Devices Android Apple BlackBerry disruption theory Google iOS Microsoft Nokia Symbian Despite the deal, Float senior analyst Gary Woodill suggests iOS and Android devices are "sure bets" for your company, while the other manufacturers struggle.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

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. With this HTML5 compliant, eLearning authoring tool from ‘dominKnow’, you can create mobile and tablet compliant content easily.

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Mobile iEducator | the world of mobile learning

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There are over 18 pages of comments and each time I visited the discussion I learn soemething new. This October there is a handheld learning conference in London.

Google’s Android Training Initiative – Will it boost mLearning?

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This is a move in the right direction by Google, especially since many Smartphone users perceive Android apps to be inferior to Apple’s iOS. Given the nascent stage of mLearning development, the learning value that mLearning developers can derive from this training program is tremendous.

eLearning On Tablets: What, Why & How?

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Last week, at the Learning Technologies Summer Forum in London, I spoke on “eLearning on Tablets: What, Why & How?” I think tablets are quite unique in combining the portability of mobile [.] Related Posts: Designing eLearning For iPads (LT 2013 – Slide Deck) How To mEnable Your eLearning eLearning on iPads – 10 Bright Ideas Mobile Learning: The Future of Workplace Learning (CLO… iOS 7 Prepares The Ground For Apple’s Hybrid Tablets.

Mobile Learning: A Brief Reading List

The Mobile Learner

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. 100 Ways to Use Your iPod to Learn and Study Better: The title says it all.

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

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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. Mobile Learning eLearning featured mLearning mobile

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. Apparently this is true as anything seems to be possible now with mobile apps.

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

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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. There’s so much to like about what’s new in CS6, but to me what stands out the most is everything Adobe did around designing for mobile.

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

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I 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. Of course there’s nothing like being a mobile user yourself, and see what you like and dislike about the whole experience.

Learning Mobile App Review: NearPod [Podcast Interview]

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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.

Why I disagree with Mark Zuckerberg who claims the iPad isn’t mobile [Poll]

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I came across this interesting article on Forbes.com, which also includes a short video (below) of Mark Zuckerberg answering a question from the audience and basically saying that the iPad is not mobile. About an iPad, ”it’s not mobile… it’s a computer.”

Steve Wozniak Streams Live Tonight

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Catch Apple’s co-founder, Steve Wozniak, tonight from Abilene Christian University’s Connected Summit. In 1976, Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Computer Inc. with Wozniak’s Apple I personal computer.

This Week in mLearning Podcast #8 – mLearnCon, Captivate 6, Camtasia 8, MS Surface, iOS 6, Nexus 7

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Apple´s World Wide Developers Conference: MacBook Pro, iOS 6 and more on its approach to a single computing experience. RJ Jacquez wrote more about Apple´s mobile story here: [link]. Mobile Learning Podcast

Microsoft Surface: Will It Help mLearning?

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Will it help Mobile Learning? I see it making a big push in mobile learning because Microsoft Surface simply makes integration of mobile devices into an existing ecosystem much easier. Mobile Learning Microsoft Surface mLearning

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Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?

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Technology around us is evolving at a rapid pace and is in turn affecting a speedy evolution of learning technology. I think mobile applications are the game changer for training. Why Mobile? This is where a strategy that includes mobile fits in very well.

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

Float Mobile Learning

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.

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

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I love Mobile and everything that it represents. I enjoy the simplicity of mobile. The Mobile Effect. I was thinking about how my own experience with mobile since my first iPhone and later the iPad and all the other devices I’ve owned since, have impacted me in a big way.

Mobile Devices: Breaking Through the Walled Garden

The Mobile Learner

I am a fan of the HowStuffWorks podcast “Stuff You Should Know” Recently, I listened to the episode titled, “What’s The Future of the Internet” and the discussion on net neutrality and the walled garden of devices got me thinking about how device and OS manufacturers are restricting our experience of the Internet and the implication this could have to learning in general and mobile learning in particular.

¿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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No hubo otra industria en el mundo que resultara más afectada por la decisión de Apple de no adoptar Adobe Flash en sus dispositivos iOS como la industria del eLearning. eLearning Español Mobile Learning

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Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

Since its launch, back in April 2010, Apple has sold more than 100 million iPads – a mind boggling quantity unmatched and way ahead of any other device manufacturer. It literally revolutionised the ‘hand held’ mobile, tablet market across the world. Mobile Learning