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4 Challenges Designing Augmented Reality Applications for Smart Glasses

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The transition from desktop to mobile computing required a new approach, and so does the transition from traditional mobile devices to smart glasses and other wearable technology. Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy augmented reality Google Glass intent ODG R-6 smart glasses

Healthcare…Mobile devices…lessons for learning?

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Two questions: Do you let employees use their personal mobile devices for learning? How do you protect company information on their device? Does he wait until I report updates or does it come to his mobile device he uses to check his vacation property and personal stock updates? The article, “Doing More with Mobile Devices in Healthcare: Eliminating the Security Compromise.” It is as applicable to learning professionals as it is health care data caretakers.

Mobile Devices and the Flipped Classroom Model

The Mobile Learner

Throughout this blog, we have always looked at the application of mobile devices in learning. I have always discussed the flexibility of digital devices as it related to both the consumption and production of content by both teachers and students.

Mobile Devices and the Flipped Classroom Model

The Mobile Learner

Throughout this blog, we have always looked at the application of mobile devices in learning. I, for one, have always had the belief that mobile devices can be used to help student achieve in their learning because of the flexibility and access to content and collaboration tools that mobile devices allow. I have always discussed the flexibility of digital devices as it related to both the consumption and production of content by both teachers and students.

Rapid Prototyping for Mobile Learning Applications – I

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Content is viewed differently, it’s data that has to be managed and rendered within the limitations placed by a variety of mobile devices. However as we started development on mobile learning applications, the game changed drastically. Storyboards were sorely inadequate to describe application features and states. Mobile applications include myriad ways to present features, offer a variety of interaction types and combinations of those, making it very different.

Getting Pushy with Mobile Affordances

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Pedagogy and Learning mam mdm mobile affordances mobile application management mobile device management push notifications training effectivenessUse push notifications – a unique mobile affordance – to enhance your mobile learning efforts.

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Apps Implementations Mobile Learning Glossary Mobile Technology Security Strategy mobile application management mobile device management mobile learning ROI securityWe all know the scene. Row after row of cubicles as far as the eye can see with each one looking almost exactly the same. That may describe a corporation [.].

Enterprise Mobility and Mobile Learning

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My current focus is on building an enterprise application for my company. I like the idea of working on internal applications for a number of reasons. First, enterprise applications can really allow you to focus on the problems you see on an every day basis within your organization.

Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement

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Trawling through my feeds across various social media, I’ve been noticing a spurt in the number of discussions around the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) movement. They have understood the usefulness and the power of the devices that they use, and want to leverage them at the workplace as well.

9 Ways Smart Glasses Can Increase Employee Productivity

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Enterprise applications for augmented reality are here, enabling businesses to be more productive. Mobile Apps Mobile Devices augmented reality enterprise mobile learning Epson Moverio Google Glass ODG R-6 smart glasses workplace performance

Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?

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I think mobile applications are the game changer for training. With the availability of just-in-time access to information through mobile computing devices (including tablets ) the notion of knowledge (sometimes a.k.a.

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. Simple application. Develop application using in built table control. Develop complete application. Reading The Core Application Design. Key Practices for iPhone Application Development.

Mobile Devices and 21st Century Skills: Part 2 – Knowledge Construction

The Mobile Learner

In the first post of this series on mobile devices and 21st century skills, I focused in the use of mobile devices in developing communication skills. We move now to a discussion in the use if mobile devices and knowledge construction. Similar to what is stated above, mobile devices can easily support information attainment by allowing students to access information online.

Search Engine for Mobile Applications!

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Searching through the thousands of applications, videos, songs, photos, and ring tones for cell phones just became a little easier for me with Everythingformymobile. This site searches on any topic for media or applications that will work on mobile devices.

SCORM Implementation For Mobile Devices

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Recently we’ve made the UpsideLMS compatible to mobile devices and also launched a new version – UpsideLMS Version 4.0. While ensuring compliance, we encountered some interesting issues in the implementation of SCORM and found very little help online about implementing SCORM for mobile devices. Mobile devices have limitations: - Screen size. For identifying devices we used the information in request headers.

Search Engine for Mobile Applications!

Cell Phones in Learning

Searching through the thousands of applications, videos, songs, photos, and ring tones for cell phones just became a little easier for me with Everythingformymobile. This site searches on any topic for media or applications that will work on mobile devices. After a few seconds of searching, videos would appear that I could easily upload to my own or my students' mobile devices.

Gartner Report Names Top Enterprise Mobility Management Suites

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Enterprise mobility management is a more holistic approach than mobile device management, according to a new research report from Gartner. Industry News enterprise mobility management Gartner mam mdm mobile application management mobile device management

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

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While Articulate continues to make small, trivial improvements to their apps, sadly most with emphasis on the old, traditional eLearning, Adobe has been working hard on innovating and solving big problems, that truly matter in today’s multi-screen and multi-device world.

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Rapid Prototyping For Mobile Learning Applications – III

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In this, my last post in the series (continuing from Part I and Part II ), I explore what questions we’ve been asking when considering rapid prototyping tools (not just purely for mobile applications) and what we’ve learnt from it. You’ll certainly want to ask some questions before investing a rapid prototyping tool for mobile applications. An example – the use of multitouch, when the device touch capabilities do not offer support for it.

Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips

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Also factor in their use of and comfort with mobile devices. Make sure to KISS, demand low information density – whether it’s an application, or a content look-up, the need to keep is simple straightforward is very important given the context of use. Native application.

Managing Mobile in the Corporate Environment

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Gary Woodill explores the challenges of mobile application management (MAM) and mobile device management (MDM). Mobile Learning Glossary Security Strategy bring your own device bring your own technology byod BYOT mam mdm mobile application management mobile device management mobile management strategy mobile security

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

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The company goes on to say that: During the last years, our design studio has been involved in many different projects – from designing mainly websites and desktop software in our early days, to smartphone apps, prototypes for TV interfaces and more recently, applications for tablet devices.

Mobile Devices as Musical Devices

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Using an iPhone as a musical device is an interesting application of a cell phone. While known as a music player designed to allow users to consume music, developers have created apps that can transform the iPhone into a musical device to create music as well. This, however, is not the only way to use an iPhone as a musical device.

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.

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

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This year we have seen technology companies introduce a myriad of mobile devices of all sizes, prices and operating systems. The more devices you have for testing, the better. 2012 has been an amazing year for mobile!

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Latest issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies available

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Using Mobile Devices and Gaming as a Means of Building Vocabulary. GPS Navigation and Tracking Device. Developing Mobile Collaborative Learning Applications 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. I’m becoming a huge fan of infographics, they are everywhere.

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iBreathe, An Innovative Application to Allow Military Men and Women to Relax

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Reading about iBreathe at Information Week gets me thinking about the combination of real-time performance support and learning and how it integrates so well on the mobile device. I’ve never used this application of course, but the idea of it is very cool.

Free M-Learning Applications

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A prolific developer of mobile applications, Tea Vui Huang, provides the tools he develops for free via his website; and many of his applications are either very useful for education, or are made-for-education.

Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis

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This has been possible due to a variety of factors – better, faster, cheaper smartphones, the advent of tablet computers, and an increasing awareness of the benefits and applicability of mobile learning. Practical, affordable and exciting devices available to enable learning on mobile.

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 way I see it, if Apple had embraced Flash on iOS devices, all of us in eLearning would have been in a very comfortable situation and would have simply kept doing what we were doing publishing to Flash and called it a day.

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

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Undertaking a monumental job such as writing an application like Storyline from the ground up is no easy feat. Storyline is a standalone application that isn’t built on top of PowerPoint, however if you know how to use PowerPoint you are going to feel comfortable using Storyline. I would like to see Articulate gradually expand beyond the iPad and into other mobile devices over time.

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Going Mobile: Transforming Metrix Group

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Responsive Design for Multiple Mobile Device Form Factors. Mobile Application Management/Mobile Device Management. Several members of the Metrix Group team will be presenting at the eLated event on November 22nd. We have been working on individual professional development projects that have transformed our knowledge base in order to prepare for the increasing demand that we have from our clients for mobile learning projects.

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Mobile Innovation – Using the Device as a Microscope

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Innovative thinkers are always finding new ways to leverage the power of the mobile device. We’ve seen the screen used for a flashlight, the device used as a compass and lots of other novelty oriented uses (just take a look at the iPhone’s app store).

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

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Audience profile: How do your learners use their mobile devices? Decide on Devices & Platforms to Support. Built on these varied platforms are an even larger number of different devices and a large proportion amongst them do not use any operating system.

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

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From netbooks and web applications to iPods, iPads, and podcasting, Tony has put together practical information for educators. Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps.

JIT Performance Support Mobile App Development

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I mentioned before in one of my posts about the growing use of smart phones application as a form of Just-in-Time performance support; as mentioned before ; I feel eventually technology will enable individuals and not just companies/departments to deliver applications.

6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

mLearning Revolution

I absolutely love software, apps, applications, extensions, plug-ins, add-ons, whatever you want to call it. Every software application needs to be on these App store as quickly as possible in order to not miss out.

A Lesson in Mobile Learning Design from Yelp [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

I see this happening everywhere, including in organizations planning a Learning Strategy around mobile devices and desktops. Nowadays, people are more mobile savvy and are becoming used to contributing long-form content directly from their device.

The Future Of Mobile Learning

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Our interface to this world of data will likely be contained within our mobile devices. The gateway to this profusion has been mobile devices enabled with photo/video cameras and internet connections allowing quick sharing with the world-at-large.