How To Leverage Mobile For Effective Performance Support

Float Mobile Learning

Read up on these 3 major components that will help you deliver performance support in the best way possible. Conferences Mobile Apps Mobile Development Mobile Strategy affordances CHAMPIONS context custom mobile applications mobile mobile affordances performance support target audienceDon't push mobile to the back burner yet.

Environmental Scan of Text Messaging Interventions Supports SMS Applications in Healthcare

Mobile Commons

The research indicated that there was strong evidence to support text messaging as a tool for changing behavior and improving clinical care outcomes, and saw significant improvements specifically for smoking cessation, diabetes self-management and asthma. In May 2014, the U.S.

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JIT Performance Support Mobile App Development

Upside Learning

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.

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

mLearning Revolution

We need to get out of our comfort zone and explore mobile applications and learn about what these apps do well and apply these principles to our mLearning design. 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.

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How Blood Banks Use SMS to Raise Support and Help Save Lives

Mobile Commons

While Sweden’s use of text messaging is innovative and interesting, the tried-and-true applications of SMS – such as appointment reminders – can also benefit blood banks. The post How Blood Banks Use SMS to Raise Support and Help Save Lives appeared first on Mobile Commons.

Enterprise Mobility and Mobile Learning

mLearning is Good

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.

Problems Faced By Heavy Equipment Operators Made Easier With Mobile Learning Applications

Float Mobile Learning

A video on how mobile learning applications have helped workers do their jobs better through performance support. Mobile Apps case studies just-in-time learning performance support videos

How To Leverage Mobile For Effective Performance Support

Float Mobile Learning

Read up on these 3 major components that will help you deliver performance support in the best way possible. Conferences Mobile Apps Mobile Development Mobile Strategy affordances CHAMPIONS context custom mobile applications mobile mobile affordances performance support target audienceDon't push mobile to the back burner yet.

Rapid Prototyping For Mobile Learning Applications – III

Upside Learning

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. While the design team will be the primary users, it’ll need support from all quarters to be up and functioning smoothly.

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

mLearning Revolution

Also new in version 9 is full support for importing SVG files, plus if you have Adobe Illustrator, you can actually round-trip changes between the two applications. Most notably, it supports offline course playback and delayed reporting.

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15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

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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Latest issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies available

Mobile Learning Edge

The Effectiveness of Mobile Learning in the Form of Performance Support System in Higher Education. Leaner Open Modeling in Adaptive Mobile Learning System for Supporting Student to Learn English. Developing Mobile Collaborative Learning Applications for Mobile Users.

Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips

Upside Learning

Collaboration is another area where mobile technology can enhance and support performance and learning. 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.

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

mLearning is Good

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.

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

mLearning Revolution

Every new version comes with more interactions, more widgets, more timelines, more triggers, more ways of animating text, and more support for all those animations in PowerPoint. 2012 has been an amazing year for mobile!

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

mLearning Revolution

Undertaking a monumental job such as writing an application like Storyline from the ground up is no easy feat. I also said in this article that for me, one of the most frustrating things about working at Adobe on the Captivate team was the poor support and customer care Adobe provided to our customers, because it negated all the great things we all did as Evangelists. First, let me start by congratulating everyone who works for Articulate for the launch of Storyline.

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Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis

Upside Learning

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. One of the most relevant tools (currently) for performance support.

Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement

Upside Learning

As per a survey conducted by Good Technology in October 2011, 72 percent of its customers were already formally supporting BYOD programs. As per a survey conducted by Good Technology in October 2011, 72 percent of its customers were already formally supporting BYOD programs.

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

While I haven’t blogged in a while, I continue trawling through my RSS feeds, seeing more and more references to mobile learning, mlearning, performance support, ‘just-in-time’ and so many other terms that make sense in that context.

Mobile Learning – The Third Dimension

Upside Learning

We believe mobile learning will play an extremely important role in enabling organizations to support their people manage and retain their competitive edge – check out our earlier webinar “ No escaping mobile learning ”. Cue “mobile learning” – a medium perfectly suited to “support” this.

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

Experience suggests that mlearning works best in enhancing the social, informal, just-in-time, and performance support solutions/initiatives. Does your learning strategy include a mix of social, informal, and performance support already? Decide on Devices & Platforms to Support.

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.

Tappestry: Kicking the Informal Learning (Tin) Can

Mobile Learning Edge

A review by Jessica Knox. Full disclosure: My employer, Metrix Group, is currently partnering with Float Mobile on an app development project). As learning professionals we see it everywhere. It’s trending in the corporate learning community.

Learning On Tablets At Emirates Airlines

Upside Learning

Emirates is using tablets coupled with custom developed applications as performance support tools for crew-members. It can be quite hard to find examples of tablets being leveraged for performance and learning in the public domain.

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

mLearning Revolution

One such project I was a part of recently, was developing a ‘ Mobile Learning Decision Path, ‘ which was produced by Adayana Government Group in collaboration with the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative and the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO).

Get Mobile to Implement Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

In an article from Float Mobile Learning , an mLearning firm based in Illinois, Scott McCormick suggests that to really discover what your firm requires in terms of mobile education and support, you have to get mobile yourself.

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

mLearning Revolution

Assumptions like these often lead to limiting the mobile learning use case to performance support or an insultingly light version of the much more powerful flash-based desktop version of the course.

Mobile Learning Revolution – Round-Up Of Our Best mLearning Posts

Upside Learning

We would be delivering a Master Class session based on this new platform titled ‘ Mobile Learning and Performance Support with Upside2Go ’, scheduled at 12.45 Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems.

The Question Of Why (Not) eLearning On iPads Or Tablets?

Upside Learning

Upside Learning has supported research bodies like ASTD (Mobile Learning: Delivering Learning In A Connected World) and Towards Maturity ( Mobile Learning at Work ) to bring out independent research reports on mobile learning.

Three Ways to Use Mobile Devices in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

Mobile device based follow-up could increase retention and aid application of knowledge and skills. Performance Support Agents. We believe performance support mobile applications are a great tool to have on your employees’ phones.

Book Review: Designing mLearning: tapping into the mobile revolution for organizational performance, by Clark Quinn

Mobile Learning Edge

There are case studies of applications of mobile learning within a variety of settings, and interviews with some of mobile learning’s thought leaders such as Judy Brown, Robert Gadd, and David Metcalf. The past six months has seen the publication of three new books on mobile learning.

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

mLearning Revolution

There’s so much to like about this book on the mobile-first movement, but here are 10 lessons I personally found applicable to all of us in mLearning: Lesson 1: The Future is Mobile and Mobile Learning — Hopefully you aren’t too surprised by this truth but it’s worth mentioning it.

5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

Upside Learning

Please note that not all Adobe Captivate features are supported in the HTML5 format. For more details, please refer to the Release Notes of the HTML5 Convertor , which describe supported features, known issues and the roadmap for upcoming features.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

mLearning Trends

Published modules are packaged as SCORM objects and deployed with nominal hiccups for local/disconnected playback via an installed CellCast application on our test iPhones, iPads and Android devices. See a screen shot of the application on display from the show below.

Getting Started With Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

Our sales and consulting team provides guidance and support to prospects to understand mobile learning and take them through the initial steps of evaluation and implementation of mobile learning. Who will handle any needed user support? Performance support.

Mobile Learning – What It Can Do For A Global Workforce

Upside Learning

As learning technology evolves and semantic web comes around, learning and performance support through mobile devices is becoming common. Puts training and performance support where the actual work takes place. ? Globalization has changed the paradigms of business dramatically.

3 Essential Themes for Mobile Learning Systems

Upside Learning

While Upside2Go already includes features that support sharing and interactions around shared media, I’d want the social flavor to run deeper. Resourceful individuals in capable systems will start to deliver mash-up applications rather than learning content.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

True, mobile apps are harder to create and to support but the value derived from an installed app proves far more beneficial and powerful for the typical enterprise customer, especially those looking to support their own defined workforces versus a broad general audience… Near Bullseye.

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My First 72 hours with the Blackberry Playbook

mLearning Revolution

This is why I was very pleasantly surprised when I tapped the Help app and found loads of video tutorials for many of the applications included. Having said that, I have read that BlackBerry intends to add e-mail support in a future update.

So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

Naturally, Apple have their own – the iBook Author, an eBook authoring application. But where you need to support a wide range of devices and platforms, and don’t need either offline access or device specific features the Web app is ideal.