mLearning-World.com: Detecting Mobile Browsers- Applying CSS
JULY 8, 2008
skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Tuesday, July 08, 2008 Detecting Mobile Browsers- Applying CSS In my previous articles on detecting mobile browsers , my scripts redirected the viewer to a mobile formatted page, such as the xfruits site I use for 2 mlearn. Click here to see Gregs suggested script. learing +2.0
mLearning-World.com: Two Scripts to Detect Mobile Browsers
JANUARY 22, 2007
skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Monday, January 22, 2007 Two Scripts to Detect Mobile Browsers When writing mLearning content, sometimes it is good to have a single URL that all your participants can access. ► 07/04 - 07/11 (3) eLearning Kindle eBook From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning: Speak U. Enjoy!
6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design
MARCH 4, 2015
Apple iOS, Android, Windows Phone, etc. Learners will access your learning in the same way they have in the past, through a web browser, and by using the device of their choice. By embracing Responsive Web Design, you don’t have to worry about specific publishing options for different learners, using different browsers, technology, devices, mobile OSes and screen sizes.
15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads
JANUARY 30, 2013
New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions
from all sides, smart phones and tablets are here to stay. As of the writing of this article, the main players in the mobile device space are: •Apple with iOS •Google with Android OS •RIM with Blackberry OS •Microsoft with Windows Phone OS •Symbian which has plans to use the Windows Phone OS So how do you create content that works on all of these devices? any other web browser.
Tech Innovation Now Led by Hot New Bands
Mobile Learning Edge
JANUARY 25, 2011
It works best using Google’s Chrome browser, but its connection to mobile is that it demonstrates some of the new possibilities of HTML5, a standard that will be supported by all new mobile devices, including Apple. As you move your phone around, or even up and down, you see the action in the room in all directions. Here are two examples, both involving mobile.
Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning
JULY 5, 2012
It’s just elearning on the phone. Designers must consider the always on nature of phones which help capture the moment of creative learning and other such factors. With newer phones the screen size is getting bigger, and the ’small screen’ myth is being demolished as I write this. When it comes to mobile learning myths and misconceptions abound.
5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads
MAY 3, 2012
You can view the output in any browser that displays HTML5 content, including iOS (iPhone and iPad) devices. Claro outputs HTML5-based content, so all of its authoring features can be used to create engaging and interactive content for delivery on smart phones or tablet devices. While the demand for HTML5 courses is yet to catch up, the demand is growing stronger nevertheless. Thanks!
So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?
JANUARY 23, 2013
Oh, and not all browsers are ready for HTML5 and if you are still using IE 6, 7, & 8, it’s not good news, I am afraid! HTML5 works best with IE10 and browsers like Maxthon, Chrome, Firefox and Safari. This means you have to build different apps for different phones e.g. the iPhone, Blackberry, Samsung SIII etc. and later. Surprised? So what’s the fuss about HTML5?
A Mobile Game World
JUNE 12, 2012
The second was the phenomenal incursion of mobile phones, it seems everyone carried one and many individuals were absorbed in its use through their commute. Things change somewhat with smart-phones contrasted with the feature phones and media players being used by commuters earlier. Once or twice a week I commute to the office using public transport.
Global Mobile Awards
mLearnopedia on Blogspot
FEBRUARY 15, 2012
The device also has phone functionality. The proprietary UbiSurfer browser shrinks data using Datawind’s own proxy servers and allows for fast web delivery on existing infrastructure. In less than two weeks, mobile leaders worldwide will be gathering in Barcelona for the GSMA Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest mobile exhibition. GSMA 2012 vendor award
10 mLearning Lessons I Learned from reading Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski [Book Review]
JULY 25, 2012
Again Luke provides great examples of what we have today and other things we can expect in the near future especially around what mobile browsers need to support in comparison to native apps. I love Mobile and everything that it represents. I enjoy the simplicity of mobile. The Mobile Effect. This is why I’m a big fan of Luke Wroblewski’s book entitled Mobile First.
Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review
DECEMBER 28, 2011
After years of BlackBerry dominance in the pockets and purses of enterprise personnel, iOS (Apple) and Android-based mobile phones and tablet devices will supplant RIM-supplied smartphones as the primary desired (and likely used) smart devices for mobile learning – at least in North America. a.k.a. How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions? Prediction #1 - mLearning Engagements Expand. Robert
mLearning-World.com: XM on Mobile Phones
AUGUST 11, 2006
skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, August 11, 2006 XM on Mobile Phones The other day, I mentioned that Alltel had made a huge leap by providing podcasting service for mobile phones. As if this wasnt good enough, Alltel jumps ahead of the competition again offering XM on mobile phones. xmEdu? New Le.
Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011
JANUARY 2, 2011
After years of BlackBerry dominance in the pockets and purses of enterprise personnel, iOS (Apple) and Android -based mobile phones and tablet devices will supplant RIM-supplied smartphones as the primary desired (and likely used) smart devices for mobile learning – at least in North America. I will agree that accessing mobile learning content via a device’s embedded web browser can be an effective and useful delivery modality (and is improving every year) but the overall experience is generally watered down and less effective and engaging. mLearning Engagements Expand.
mLearning-World.com: mLearning World on your Mobile
DECEMBER 15, 2006
skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, December 15, 2006 mLearning World on your Mobile mLearning World on your Mobile MLearning-World.com now has a URL just for your mobile phone. ► 07/04 - 07/11 (3) eLearning Kindle eBook From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning: Speak U. New Le. Training. iTunes 7.7
ASTD Webcast On New Mobile Learning Research
JULY 24, 2012
Here’s the slide deck/video from that webinar: Tablets as part of mobile learning mix : although not the same as mobile phones, tablets are included in the study as part of mobile learning devices. Regular readers of this blog will be aware that we recently supported ASTD research on Mobile Learning , a report around that was released in May 2012. Is mobile learning really happening?
Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012
DECEMBER 30, 2011
The reasons will be plentiful but largely driven by better/cheaper/more ubiquitous technologies and everyone’s acceptance of the fact we all use our phones (tablets, et al) to improve both personal and business communications and to be more productive. Adobe’s move to stop developing Flash Player plug-ins for mobile web browsers set a BIG BALL in motion that quelled the desire for many Instructional Designers to use pure Flash or popular rapid development tools outputting Flash-based content as their unified content delivery strategy. Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream. Summary.
The Mobile Learning Engine (MLE) for Moodle
MAY 18, 2009
It features a custom Java application, capable of running on the majority of contemporary mobile phones. The big advantage of a custom Java application as a mobile interface is that the entire interface is dedicated to accessing Moodle functionality, rather than trying to fit Moodle menus and commands within a web browser, with its own menus and commands. Authored by Leonard Low.
My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap
DECEMBER 31, 2012
The reasons will be plentiful but largely driven by better/cheaper/more ubiquitous technologies and everyone’s acceptance of the fact we all use our phones (tablets, et al) to improve both personal and business communications and to be more productive. Here’s the analysis of how it all played out. Prediction #1 - Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream. On Target But. A Hit & A Miss. Bullseye.
mLearning-World.com: Apple and Cingular Team Up on new iPod Phone
JANUARY 7, 2007
skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Sunday, January 07, 2007 Apple and Cingular Team Up on new iPod Phone Leaked tonite for tomorrows Wall Street Journal. One of Apples big announcements tomorrow will be the partnership with Cingular to market a iPod phone. While I love Apple, I hate Cingular. New Le. Training.
mLearning-World.com: 20 Ideas: Getting students to use their mobile phones as learning tools- by Doug Belshaw
SEPTEMBER 29, 2006
Eleven years later, of course, my mobile phone has a processor at least three times as fast as that. One thing you can almost guarantee is that pretty much every student you come across will have a mobile phone. Over the last few months I’ve covered quite a few ways in which mobile phone can be used in the classroom. Learning slideshows for mobile phones and iPods 2.
Google Chrome for iOS’ Killer App: A Singular Browsing Experience
JULY 5, 2012
From all the amazing news Google shared at this year’s I|O conference, to me the biggest one was the availability of the Google Chrome browser for iPad and iPhone. I still immediately made it my mobile web browser of choice. To me, the real killer app is that it allows me to have a singular browsing experience across most of my connected desktop PCs and mobile devices.
TXT60.Easy video conversions for cell phones!
Cell Phones in Learning
JUNE 13, 2008
This tool allows you to upload and convert any video, or any Youtube/TeacherTube video so that it can immediately be viewed on a cell phone. I tried this with one of my favorite YouTube videos called A Vision of 21st Century Student, if you want to view and/or download the video on your mobile phone, you can do so by doing the following steps: 1) Login to your mobile web browser (YES! 2) Login to txt60.com 3) Type in the code: 899506 The video should immediately download to your cell phone for viewing! I recently came across a resource called TXT60. txt60
TXT60.Easy video conversions for cell phones!
Cell Phones in Learning
JUNE 13, 2008
This tool allows you to upload and convert any video, or any Youtube/TeacherTube video so that it can immediately be viewed on a cell phone. I tried this with one of my favorite YouTube videos called A Vision of 21st Century Student, if you want to view and/or download the video on your mobile phone, you can do so by doing the following steps: 1) Login to your mobile web browser (YES! 2) Login to txt60.com 3) Type in the code: 899506 The video should immediately download to your cell phone for viewing! I recently came across a resource called TXT60.
Apple announcement is excellent news for cross-platform app developers!
SEPTEMBER 9, 2010
Although not really “app building”, special mention needs to go to JQTouch ( [link] ) and Sencha Touch ( [link] ), 2 AJAX frameworks that you need to use if you want web-apps to look and feel like native apps Rhodes / RhoMobile - [link] Rhodes is a harder-core techie solution, which tries to do without the browser, giving you tools to build cross platform native apps.
Open Standards for m-learning?
SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
In our work we found huge benefits in making content as richly interactive as possible, so we have narrowed our focus to high-end devices only (smartphones, tablets, wifi devices), but because we invest a lot of our energy into the media quality, it is essential to us that it travels well between Android - iOS - Windows Phone - others We have put ourselves here (see image above).
This Week in mLearning Podcast – Video in #mLearning [Episode 4]
APRIL 30, 2012
c- Samsung was crowned as the king of mobile handsets and some impressions about Windows phone. Your browser does not support the audio element. Welcome episode #4 of our new podcast entitled “ This Week in mLearning. ” Below is a summary of topics we discussed this week. Great news, our Podcast is now live on iTunes and you can subscribe HERE. a.Adobe Creative Suite (CS6).
Optimizing Web Media for Mobile Learning
SEPTEMBER 2, 2010
Focus On A Few – We all want our sites to work perfectly across the whole range of browsers and the multitude of devices that may access it and seek information. A vast number of phones out there today use WebKit to render content, but that doesn’t really guarantee the content will render identically across devices. Almost all major platforms have emulators.
m-learning on your iPhone !
SEPTEMBER 6, 2007
but without the phone. It has the same touch screen, the same apps, the same Touch OS X operating system, WiFi and a Safari browser. It looks like the rumours are true, and we will be using the iPhones for mobile learning by the end of the year! Apple has just announced the iPod Touch, which is just like a slightly thinner iPhone.
QR Codes: Here Today, but Gone Tomorrow
NOVEMBER 7, 2010
taken with a mobile phone camera, and use that to retrieve information. Simultaneously, improved text recognition will allow retrieval of, or access to, web-based activities or resources simply by typing or writing our a URL in human-readable form and pointing a mobile phone camera at that URL. QR Code shirts I wore (+stamps and cards brought) to the 2007 MLearn Conference.
GeoLearning Acquired by SumTotal: The mLearning Impact?
JANUARY 5, 2011
There are also hooks in place to allow mobile-ready courses to be accessed by mlearners via a SumTotal LMS via a mobile browser as well but SumTotal has yet to take the leap from "mobile web" delivery into the realm of the "mobile app". According to leading analyst Josh Bersin , the combined entity will grow SumTotal's "total market share to 12.5%. Interesting news indeed.
2010: mLearning Year in Review
DECEMBER 27, 2010
Several more of the Tier 2/Tier 3 LMS vendors also “tossed their hat in the ring” (or towards it anyway) announcing some way of publishing content so it could appear via a mobile browser on the iPhones , iPads and Android device trying to capture a few of their most “loyal fans” in learning land. A.K.A. How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out! Validated (“Double”). Validated (“Triple”).
Mobiles, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Merge — MobileBeyond
FEBRUARY 24, 2010
As mobile smart phone applications, mobile data, the wireless Internet and smartphones morphed into location aware systems, the need for augmented reality disappeared. Primitive hand held devices, once called PDA’s, phones, tablets , disappeared. Previous post: Cell Phone Plans: Will U.S. All became real. Reality became anything people wanted it to be. Read more.
Five Myths of Mobile Learning
AUGUST 24, 2009
Phones today cost far less than they ever did, do far more and are cheaper to use because network usage charges are dropping consistently. As I mentioned earlier (point 3) phones are now broadly accessible and affordable to the masses. I’d go out on a limb and claim it’s possible to develop mobile learning content that’s mobile browser savvy for less than or equal to the cost of conventional eLearning that runs on personal computer based browsers. While trawling through multiple web-links, a pattern of myths about mobile learning emerges.
Mobile, ubiquitous access to 1.5 million books
FEBRUARY 6, 2009
I was only discussing yesterday with my schools librarian about what he was planning to do about physical resources vs web-based (ie cheaper, less time and resource hungry) ones… TUAW.com link with more info: Google releases Books browser for iPhone. Google cell phone mlearning ubiquitous Future education Not only is the around 1.5 Via TUAW.com. Authored by jnxyz.
mLearning-World.com: Script to Detect iPhone and Blackberry
JULY 2, 2008
skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Wednesday, July 02, 2008 Script to Detect iPhone and Blackberry The most visited post at mLearning -World.com is my scripts for how to detect if a visitor is hitting your site with a mobile phone and redirect them to a mobile friendly version of this website (at 2 mlearn. mobi ). New Le.
Access your PC from your mobile | Mobile Learning
SEPTEMBER 27, 2006
Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Access your PC from your mobile 28 09 2006 A new free service called SoonR allows mobile phones equipped with the Opera Mobile web browser to securely access PC files, Outlook data (including emails), and talk using VOIP. Happily, because the service can be used from a mobile web browser, it doesn’t require any additional software to be installed on mobile phones, avoiding problems with phone hardware or carrier incompatibilities.
SCORM Implementation For Mobile Devices
FEBRUARY 22, 2010
Mobile Learning: Another Brief Reading List
The Mobile Learner
JULY 11, 2009
Mobile Phones and Computers Debate : Educational Technology Debate exploring ICT and learning in developing countries. School Matters: Mobile Phones, Mobile Minds : A teachers.tv video series on young people, their mobile phones, and the impacts on their schools and education. The CoolIris browser plug-in is required to view the presentation. This one links to and summarizes a report by Opera, the maker of the Opera, Opera Mobile and Opera Mini web browsers, on the explosive growth of mobile web browsing worldwide. bookmarks.