Apple iBooks Author for Interactive Textbooks and Mobile Learning [VIDEO]
JANUARY 19, 2012
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. eLearning Mobile Learning It really is something. Send to Kindle.
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. Like millions of people around the world, I too was glued to my computer on June 11 2012, following closely every news announcement Apple shared at their annual WWDC event. How can this be applied to designing learning experiences? MobileFirst. —
6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy
AUGUST 16, 2012
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. In fact, some early mobile learning initiatives have been taken up more for novelty value than for identified real needs.
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.
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.
The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]
JULY 2, 2012
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. I have been a Camtasia fan for a long time, as well as a SnagIt and Jing fan and I’m also very impressed with the work TechSmith is doing on Mobile. eLearning Mobile Learning featured review
Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources
NOVEMBER 2, 2009
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! The Revolution No One Noticed: Mobile Phones and Multimobile Services in Higher Education. M-Learning.
The State of Rapid Development Tools for Mobile Learning: Webinar Recording Now Available
MARCH 15, 2012
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. I’m very happy with how the webinar turned out and I would like to thank Jeff Tillett and Chad Udell from Float Learning for having me, as well as Robert Gadd for sharing the microphone with me. Send to Kindle.
6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design
MARCH 4, 2015
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. 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.
eLearning is dead! Multi-screen learning is the next big thing.
JULY 19, 2015
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. To say that Mobile has been a game-changer in our lives is an understatement.
My Thoughts on Adobe, Captivate, Articulate, Storyline, Mobile Learning and More [Interview]
FEBRUARY 1, 2012
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. This morning, I had the opportunity to be on #eLearnChat, a video Podcast hosted by my good friend Rick Zanotti and Jean Franzblau. My Thoughts on Adobe Captivate and the challenges ahead. And much more.
Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review
DECEMBER 28, 2011
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. As I stated in the previous post assessing my 2010 predictions, the size and complexity of mobile learning projects/programs will continue to expand across all geographical and line-of-business boundaries. a.k.a. Bullseye!
Why Windows 8 and Touch-enabled Laptops Bode well for the Future of Mobile Learning – [Video]
JUNE 3, 2013
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. Windows 8, touch-enable laptops and m-Learning – YouTube. Mobile Learning featured future mLearning touch-enabled laptops Windows 8
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).
Talking Mobile Learning, Gadgets, Tablets, Flash and More [Video Interview]
APRIL 13, 2011
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 on the Motorola Xoom, the Kindle, Apple, Adobe and of course Tablets. You can read more about our Interview on the RKCS Learning Solutions Blog.
Float Mobile Learning Expands Collaborative Web Browsing Capabilities with Launch of RabbleBrowser™ 2.5 for the iPad
Float Mobile Learning
APRIL 20, 2012
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
MAY 29, 2012
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? Because the mobile revolution is real and we are at a point of no return! Let me explain.
Native Apps vs. Mobile Web: Pros and Cons [infographic]
JUNE 8, 2012
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. Having said that, I personally think that going the mobile web route is a better way to go for mLearning. eLearning Mobile Learning feature
Microsoft Buys Nokia For $7.2 Billion: What Does It Mean For Mobile Learning?
Float Mobile Learning
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
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.
This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad
JULY 6, 2010
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 LearningSo let’s start with….
Mobile iEducator | the world of mobile learning
OCTOBER 12, 2009
Mobile iEducator the world of mobile learning About 0 Early Reader apps Posted by Kathy on Oct 10, 2009 in education , elementary education , handheld learning , iPhones for education , iTouch , technology in education Stepworks has bright and cheerful early readers for young children of two classic stories- The Little Red Hen and The Boy Who Cried Wolf. Check it out.
Google’s Android Training Initiative – Will it boost mLearning?
JANUARY 4, 2012
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. Mobile Learning Android Android Training mLearning Training Initiative
eLearning On Tablets: What, Why & How?
JUNE 26, 2013
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 eLearning On Tablets Tablet Learning
Back from a year-long Sabbatical from Tech: 9 Things I’m excited about
DECEMBER 18, 2014
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. The idea that you can use Camtasia on a Mac to record your iPhone and then add mobile gestures to the recording is very exciting to me and should be to you, too.
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]. link].
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. I 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.
The New Adobe Creative Suite (CS6) is a Sign of the Mobile Times
APRIL 24, 2012
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. eLearning Mobile Learning featured All truly great examples of a Post-PC era.
Do Learners on Mobile really know what they want in mLearning?
JUNE 24, 2012
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. 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 feature
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.
Why I disagree with Mark Zuckerberg who claims the iPad isn’t mobile [Poll]
JUNE 6, 2012
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. The author argues that Facebook’s lack of a mobile story should terrify investors, especially now that Facebook is a public company. eLearning Mobile Learning featured
Steve Wozniak Streams Live Tonight
Mobile Learning Edge
FEBRUARY 28, 2011
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. … The Apple II was integral in launching the personal computer industry. Connected Summit, 2011). via Keynote Speakers | Connected Summit 2011.
This Week in mLearning Podcast #8 – mLearnCon, Captivate 6, Camtasia 8, MS Surface, iOS 6, Nexus 7
JULY 1, 2012
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]. Google I/O 2012: Google Nexus 7, Google chrome for iOS, Google Drive on the Apple´s App Store, Google+ app. Mobile Learning Podcast Surface by Microsoft: a new tablet.
Microsoft Surface: Will It Help mLearning?
JUNE 20, 2012
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. Apple iPads have a significant head start in educational institutions so there may be a conflict as a result of adopting multiple ecosystems.
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. I 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?
Float Mobile Learning’s Suite of Mobile Learning Apps Free During ASTD 2013 International Conference & Exposition
Float Mobile Learning
MAY 19, 2013
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. Allowing these apps to be free during this time and performing these upgrades demonstrate Float’s commitment to the growing industry of mobile learning, and show Float’s continued support of mLearning solutions,” said Float’s managing director, Chad Udell, about the apps that have been downloaded more than 23,000 times this year. “In
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. 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. This is why I’m a big fan of Luke Wroblewski’s book entitled Mobile First.
Mobile Devices: Breaking Through the Walled Garden
The Mobile Learner
MAY 25, 2012
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. There’s Apple and their iOS platform and there are the other devices that use Android. Let me provide a little context.
¿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
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. Siempre he sido y soy un gran admirador de Flash desde que trabajaba en Macromedia y más recientemente en Adobe y me sentí algo disgustado cuando Apple publicó las impresiones de Steve Jobs acerca de Flash. Por qué?
Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?
JANUARY 22, 2013
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 LearningWatch this amazing video. So, how can you mEnable your eLearning for iPads? HTML course from scratch?