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.

Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems

Upside Learning

In an earlier blog post, I had written about how Microlearning is changing the face of learning at the workplace. This post specifically talks about how a Mobile Learning Platform can be used as an effective Performance Support System. What is a ‘Performance Support System’?

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Blogging the Mobile Learning Revolution as it Happens [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

I’m learning a great deal of new things and meeting great, supportive people along the way. From everything I’m doing and Blogging about, there are certain topics that I’m clearly more passionate about. I don’t know about you, but I want to be an integral part of this revolution as it happens, and so today, I would like to share some new things I am doing as I ‘ Blog the Mobile Learning Revolution ’ in real time. 2) I’m also launching a new Facebook page for my blog HERE.

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.

Contextual Technologies Make Learning Relevant Again

Float Mobile Learning

Dorsey Dixon gives us an answer in his latest blog post. Industry News Mobile Apps Research learning theory mLearnCon mobile learning mobile technology performance support symposiumThe first cluster in CHAMPIONS is Contextual. What exactly does this mean?

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

mLearning Revolution

Flash was never supported on iOS devices, nor is it supported on Android devices, and this year, Google announced that YouTube would stop serving its videos using the Flash plugin for anyone visiting the site using a modern browser. 2014 " The mLearning Revolution Blog ".

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Sierra Club Uses SMS Campaign to Map Environmental Support

Mobile Commons

The Sierra Club used a recent speech about climate change by President Obama to engage their base with an SMS campaign designed to create a telling image of national support for the President’s “bold climate plan.”. A map of people’s opinions is a great way to gauge support for policy ideas.

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

mLearning Revolution

via 10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review] | The mLearning Revolution Blog. With tools that support Responsive Learning projects, you simply build and maintain a single project, publish it and that’s it. 2014 " The mLearning Revolution Blog ".

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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. 2014 " The mLearning Revolution Blog ".

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Going Mobile: Debating and Using Cellphones in School - The Learning Network Blog - NYTimes.com

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In what ways can the use of mobile technology support and strengthen curriculum? The podcasts can then be uploaded to blogs or other multimedia sites. Home Page Todays Paper Video Most Popular Times Topics Education World U.S. Politics Education Bay Area Chicago N.Y.

MLearning and a Global Workforce

Mobile Learning Edge

UpSide Learning blogger Aneesh Bhat suggested this week that to remain competitive, companies must increase their agility in the informational and educational support they provide their employees. Mobile Learning, Bhat suggests, can provide instant support as well as reinforce other learning formats as mobile devices have become so much a part of our business lives.

Blackboard Mobile Learn 2.0 makes improvements

Mobile Learning Edge

It also now supports Angel and WebCT customers, LMSs that are owned by Blackboard. Blog access and commenting. Blackboard is the leading learning management system (LMS) in the college and university market, with installations in over 500 institutions.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

Looking to develop interactive training and support videos, flawless screen capturing for tutorials, etc.? You can create interactive videos with clickable links, table of contents, search, embed quizzes and it supports both Flash and HTML5.

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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. Mayra has done several reviews on her blog HERE. 2012 has been an amazing year for mobile!

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mLearning Book to Blog

mLearning World

Instead, these are practical solutions that you can implement tomorrow with no help from any technical support. As a side note, although I want to keep this blog, I am considering selling the top level domain mLearning-World.com and 2mLearn.mobi. Sometimes you have to make one of those decisions. I've been working on an mLearning book for several years now but life takes its twists and turns and I have files upon files of notes with no time to put it together.

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

mLearning Revolution

In a blog post entitled 5 Reasons why you should join the Articulate Community if you are in eLearning I wrote that in reviewing Articulate’s apps, I would have to say the community would have to be the killer feature because it was unmatched in the eLearning Industry. Bad support and customer care is something you will not find when you become part of the Articulate community, I guarantee you, so this alone is enough to recommend the new Storyline vs. Adobe Captivate.

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PERFORMER Support: Learning @ the Moment of Need: M-Learning vs. M-Support

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Mobile “Support”: Is it the next generation of M-Learning?Con I thought I’d share a few in this week’s Blog entry. M-Learning vs. M-Support: There appears to be two disciplines emerging within this Con and I have been watching the buzz around what our industry is calling “Mobile Learning”, or M-Learning, for quite some time with some very interesting trends emerging! Any and ALL comments are welcome!!M-Learning

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 Blog To Follow.

Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis

Upside Learning

In last many months we have written a number of blog posts around mobile learning ranging from development tips, general examples, tips and tricks, etc. One of the most relevant tools (currently) for performance support.

Tappestry: Kicking the Informal Learning (Tin) Can

Mobile Learning Edge

Tappestry most closely resembles Twitter in that users have 140 characters or less to describe what they learned, be it a fact, a conference they attended, an article they read, or a blog entry they wrote. A review by Jessica Knox.

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

mLearning Revolution

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.

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6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

mLearning Revolution

Since it’s still January and people are blogging about trends or predictions for the new year, I thought I’d share some areas I believe Rapid eLearning Vendors should focus on in 2012 in order to stay ahead of the curve or worse, have a small startup eat their lunch.

Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Also contrast with a list of myths we posted on this blog a couple of years ago. You don’t even need a lot of interaction either- a simple checklist or a well written text & image file work just as well as a more sophisticated solution for performance support needs.

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. via Yelp Official Blog: Oh snap, Yelp app: now post reviews straight from your mobile device!

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.

The End of the Road for me at Adobe. 2012 and Beyond.

mLearning Revolution

I hope that if you ever heard me talk, Tweet, or Blog about one of my Adobe products over the last 6 years, you felt the passion I had. First and foremost, Happy New Year!

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The New Adobe Captivate 7 Marches Backwards into the Future [Review]

mLearning Revolution

A year ago I wrote a post entitled An Honest Assessment of Adobe Captivate 6 [First Impressions] , which garnered 81 ReTweets and 62 comments, and to this day is the most read post here on my blog. Another example is the HTML5 support for PowerPoint, which Adobe is promoting heavily.

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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.

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).

Getting Started With Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

Along the way we’ve shared quite a few blog posts , a few SlideShare presentations , and a whitepaper about mobile learning. We realize most of what we discuss with prospects is on our blog already. Who will handle any needed user support? Performance support.

5 Reasons Every Nonprofit Should Use Text Messaging [Infographic]

Mobile Commons

We understand the value of a supporter, and we know it can often be difficult to turn a brief introduction into a long-term relationship. See our infographic to learn why text message campaigns are the most effective way to communicate with your supporters and get them to take action!

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.

Mobile Learning in Education – What to Consider — Learning Digitally.org Blog

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Learning Digitally.org Blog home archives about ← Hitch – Device for transferring files Student-generated Content → Mobile Learning in Education – What to Consider February 9th, 2010 | Mobile Learning In the January 28, 2010 issue of Academic Impressions, the article “ Considering Mobile Learning for Your Institution &# discusses what institutions should consider when determining if they want to get involved in mobile learning. How will they be supported?

Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

A fact supported by the recent news that Barclays, one of the world’s largest banks, has just bought 8,500 iPads for use by their branch staff! Look at how the interface design will support touch screen navigation and finger-tip controls.

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Instructional Design for Mediated Education | Blog | Location-Based Learning

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IDOS Blog IDT Roundtable Search Instructional Design for Mediated Education Blog Entry Location-Based Learning by Eruditio Loginquitas One comment 07 January 2010 In higher education, the uses of location-based learning seem to be limited to particular projects. Various applications allow mobile device users to simultaneous micro-blog and reveal their physical locations, which may allow for serendipitous meetings with those they’ve friended or those who are following their blogs.

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7 Microinteractions You will Love in the new Articulate Studio 13 [Review]

mLearning Revolution

This is a superb little app that I plan on using for my Blog and YouTube and with my clients. The New Articulate Studio ’13. I just finished reading an excellent book written by Dan Saffer titled Microinteractions: Designing with Details.

This Week in mLearning Podcast – A Review of Articulate Storyline [Episode 5]

mLearning Revolution

g- Book release and blog book tour: “The Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Game-Based Methods and Strategies for Training and Education” by Karl Kapp. 4- Articulate Storyline´s mobile story and challenges for the future (SCORM support, security, etc). Welcome episode #5 of our new podcast entitled “ This Week in mLearning. ” In case you missed previous episodes, you can find them HERE. Great news, our Podcast is now live on iTunes and you can subscribe HERE.

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Are You Guilty of Bad Texting Etiquette? The Dos and Don’ts of Mobile Engagement

Mobile Commons

Staying on top of the news will show your supporters that you are constantly working towards your goals. Whether it’s to celebrate an accomplishment or to recognize a new obstacle, it’s nice to update your users and remind them why they should keep supporting your campaign.

This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad

Upside Learning

About a month back I blogged about Smokescreen which allows advertisers to run simple Flash movies on iPad/iPhone using HTML5/JavaScript. The keyboard input and video playback are yet to be supported.

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Barriers to the Adoption of Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

Those of us who are supporters of mobile learning tend to look at all the great things it can do, and forget that we are at the very early stages of its use. Martin Addison, writing in the online blog for Training Journal , provides a cautionary tale on the adoption of mobile learning. While the buzz about m-learning has greatly increased over the past year or so, there is still lots to do to make the technology work, and to increase the adoption rate.