Free Mobile Learning Course – MobiMOOC2012
AUGUST 28, 2012
For those amongst us who are new to this concept (like me) a MOOC is a Massive Open Online Course. The wide range of free courses will cover topics related to mLearning that will help you in designing mlearning strategy and bringing about its effective implementation. You can register for the course by becoming a member of the Google group here. Learn More. TOPIC. TOPIC.
6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design
MARCH 4, 2015
So what does this have to do with Learning Design? The answer is simple, we live in a multi-device, multi-screen world and we need to embrace it and design learning with this reality in mind! In other words, simply designing e-Learning for a desktop computer is no longer a viable option! ’ to ‘ how should I design Mobile Learning ?’ The Web. No Apps.
5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads
MAY 3, 2012
Of late, many of our clients have asked us to develop courses for deployment over PCs but which can also be viewed over the iPad. While the demand for HTML5 courses is yet to catch up, the demand is growing stronger nevertheless. To quote Judy: Any authoring tool and any output is only good if it serves your design, which serves the learning/business need. 1) Adobe Captivate 5.5
Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]
NOVEMBER 30, 2012
This workshop is a result of months of research on mobile; mobile app design testing for best practices ; countless hours of consulting and lots of learning about design from trial and error. Here’s what you will learn in this action-packed workshop: Learn Key Mobile Learning Design Principles ( vs. eLearning design ). mLearning design best practices.
New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions
Problem #2: How will learners access the mobile course content? Many of these were designed and developed before the modern smart. you have one course that allows the learner to access it in the format that makes the. This means that courses you. Problem #2: How will learners access the mobile course content? course, how do they get it onto the mobile device?
Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A
MARCH 26, 2013
Early this month we ran two webinars on “Designing eLearning for Pads (tablet)” A big thank you to all of you who were able to join us! A: mLearning or Mobile Learning is designed specifically for mobile devices, mostly for learners who are constantly on the move or do not have regular access to traditional learning methodologies. Design Considerations. Q 10. and 4.0,
7 Free Online Tools for CSS Optimization
JULY 5, 2013
If you truly want to develop learning, or any other type of content that can be viewed on multiple screens, including desktops and laptops, smartphones, tablets, as well as future devices, such as Google Glass, the only solid solution is by using Responsive Web Design principles. A 1024 x 768 Adobe Captivate 6 course converted to HTML5 and viewed on an Apple iPhone. Devilous. zBugs.
eLearning is dead! Multi-screen learning is the next big thing.
JULY 19, 2015
I believe it’s critical for us to embrace this way of thinking when Designing mobile learning for multiple screens. The days of designing eLearning for the stationary desktop computer are long gone. How do we design for all of these sizes and resolutions? In order to design this type of learning, we may need to abandon many of the old comfort zones I mentioned above.
mLearnopedia on Blogspot
MAY 20, 2009
By changing the way you structure the information, you can quickly build the framework for more engaging and interactive courses. It’s just a matter of rethinking how you approach the course design. Tags: example blog development design This week his excellent description of push and pull e-learning fits right into mobile learning development. "By
The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition
AUGUST 21, 2015
Today’s reality for Learning Design software vendors is simple, if you continue to focus on traditional eLearning design, you are not only doing customers a disservice, you are putting the future of your company at risk, in the way Kodak did when they refused to see a digital future. Responsive Learning Design. What a difference three short years make in technology.
Think Multiscreen (vs. iPad-only) when developing an mLearning Strategy
OCTOBER 3, 2012
The presentation has some of the most impressive and concise slides I’ve seen on the topic of multiscreen development, and it’s by a German company called Precious Design Studio. What does it mean for the digital products and services we are designing, when PCs, smartphones, TVs and other electronic devices are connected? Coherence in Multiscreen Learning Design.
From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology
OCTOBER 9, 2012
Let’s get one thing out of the way, the future of eLearning isn’t about adding more ‘ animations ‘ to our existing eLearning (in the name of making courses more engaging), neither is it about an eLearning 2.0 In my opinion, this is a big challenge for Instructional Designers everywhere. vision. Mobile Challenges. Having The Right Mindset. Embracing Simplicity.
8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning
DECEMBER 13, 2012
Not to be outdone, Samsung announced the Galaxy Note II and the Tab Tablet, and of course Microsoft announced the Surface Tablet. Mobile changes everything from the way we learn new things by interacting with information on our mobile devices, to the way we design the next generation of learning experiences for the mobile learner. We need to design for this truth. Samsung S3).
10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]
JANUARY 12, 2015
When comparing the two big players in the rapid eLearning market, Articulate and Adobe, they approach mobile learning design very differently. The Future of the Web is Responsive Design! Luckily more and more companies are now re-building their web sites using a Mobile-first mentality and a Responsive Design approach. eLearning. — RJ Jacquez (@rjacquez) January 9, 2015. link].
New Date added: Learn about Mobile Learning Design Workshop [March 8]
FEBRUARY 25, 2013
It has now been 8 months since I started delivering my 6-hr workshop on what makes mobile learning design different from eLearning, and how-to build touch-optimized learning experiences that work on every screen. Attended a great online workshop by @ rjacquez on designing for #mlearning. Just finished terrific mLearning Design Workshop with @ rjacquez. Highly recommend it!
QR Codes: Augmenting Augmented Reality | Instructional Design Fusions
SEPTEMBER 26, 2010
Instructional Design Fusions Skip to content Home About Archives ← Exploratree: A Metacognition Tool QR Codes: Augmenting Augmented Reality Posted on September 26, 2010 by diannerees | 1 Comment QR code for this blog QR (Quick Response) codes are a type of data matrix barcode made up of a pattern of black squares on a white background, with larger squares at three corners.
Google’s Android Training Initiative – Will it boost mLearning?
JANUARY 4, 2012
Designing for multiple screens. Designing effective navigation. These classes are designed to demonstrate best practices for solving common Android development problems. Android Training is designed for developers looking to refine their apps. Eventually that will result in us being able to design more compelling and engaging mLearning experiences.
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. For iPads, content can be played via Safari browser but for an enhanced experience, you can publish it for Articulate Mobile Player , a native iOS application that optimizes courses only for iPads. So let’s start with….
7 reasons why the new Articulate Storyline is a Game-Changer for eLearning
MAY 2, 2012
But of course, there’s a lot more. It was almost like using a beautifully designed iPad app. If there’s one thing Articulate knows is helping customers design eLearning and it shows in the way they developed Storyline. I really like what Articulate has done regarding publishing to HTML5 and enabling learners to use their iPad to consume courses created in Storyline. I have been testing Articulates new iPad app for a while now and I’m happy to say that taking a course is right on the iPad is a very pleasant experience. The Articulate Community. Conclusion.
7 Microinteractions You will Love in the new Articulate Studio 13 [Review]
OCTOBER 8, 2013
I just finished reading an excellent book written by Dan Saffer titled Microinteractions: Designing with Details. While most Rapid e-Learning vendors focus mostly on improving features that help Instructional Designers (IDs) create eLearning, Articulate also focuses on improving the Learner’s experience when taking a course. Resume course in Articulate Studio ’13.
Five Myths of Mobile Learning
AUGUST 24, 2009
Simply converting and packaging existing course-ware for mobile consumption does not qualify as ‘mobile learning’; for it to be effective learning, the learning content and activities have to be designed keeping mobile device usage and the like in mind. Tags: Learning Design Learning Technology Mobile Learning Design Learning Mobile Technology I’ve been occupied with writing a paper to promote the adoption of mobile learning amongst corporates and enterprises. Today’s devices have large usable screens, and full QWERTY keyboards.
The New Adobe Captivate 7 Marches Backwards into the Future [Review]
JUNE 9, 2013
There’s nothing in there that addresses real solutions for today’s trending topics, such as Cloud computing, Mobile Learning, Responsive Design, Adaptive publishing, Mobile Apps, etc. If your Learning Design calls for Absolute Dimensions, you have already Failed. via An Honest Assessment of Adobe Captivate 6 [First Impressions] | The mLearning Revolution Blog. Conclusion.
Tappestry: Kicking the Informal Learning (Tin) Can
Mobile Learning Edge
DECEMBER 17, 2012
Tappestry is positioned as the first social network designed specifically for learning. Twitter has opened up my knowledge base – as a strategist and designer it allows me to learn and draw inspiration from an incredibly diverse set of people and disciplines, as it is a communication tool that has been embedded into people lives. A review by Jessica Knox.
The New Articulate Storyline iPad App and mLearning [VIDEOS]
MAY 11, 2012
Mayra Aixa Villar: As Instructional Designers, every day, we look for that spark of inspiration that can help us design our next eLearning project. We strongly believe in simple but still engaging designs, and for that reason, we’re always trying to find creative ideas to present learning content in order to get our message across. Send to Kindle.
Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning
JULY 5, 2012
In reality, mlearning is different from elearning in terms of size of courses that can (or should) be delivered on mobiles; the context in which mlearning is accessed. Designers must consider the always on nature of phones which help capture the moment of creative learning and other such factors. When it comes to mobile learning myths and misconceptions abound. It’s not secure.
Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?
JANUARY 22, 2013
This will mean a whole new way of designing, developing and delivering materials, information and learning for iPads or tablets which we all will need to move very quickly towards. Visually, the display areas of tablets are similar to desktop PCs and therefore, from a design perspective, content repurposing is often quite simple. HTML course from scratch? Mobile Learning
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. ” There are many flaws with this approach, for one thing having an iPad-only strategy isn’t really having a mobile strategy, what about smaller screens such as the iPhone where invariably mobile users will end up doing a lot of pinching and zooming to find their way around the content, that is of course if they can even render the learning at all on the smallers screens. Send to Kindle.
The New Adobe Creative Suite (CS6) is a Sign of the Mobile Times
APRIL 24, 2012
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. I am especially excited about Dreamweaver CS6, which includes many new features that will make it possible to design responsive web content, that adapts easily to virtually any mobile device regardless of its form factor, screen size and orientation.
The Promise of True mLearning is a Tough Sell
NOVEMBER 18, 2012
In my experience, most people who ask to see mLearning examples are going to only be fully satisfied if they see the same old traditional eLearning courses (that we know and love) running on a tablet, for example, the iPad. The goal in all of this is to wean participants off old PC design habits and begin adopting new mobile design principals. Send to Kindle.
Barriers to the Adoption of Mobile Learning
Mobile Learning Edge
AUGUST 26, 2011
Ported content across from e-learning, which wasn’t designed for a learner on-the-move. Was not designed for a small screen device. For example, learning navigation designed for a laptop screen was not easy to use on a BlackBerry or touchscreen device. Of course, this doesn’t mean that we need to abandon mobile learning. 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. He identifies the following problems: Lacked relevant and engaging content.
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. ″ screens, the onslaught of new Android phones continue and we need to constantly adjust how we address all of these new mobile devices in our learning design.
An Honest Assessment of Adobe Captivate 6 [First Impressions]
JUNE 16, 2012
In following their tweets, they claim that ‘real’ mLearning is pausing a course on the desktop and continuing from there on the iPad is where it’s. Even if every single feature in Captivate could get published to HTML5, I’d still question the idea that mobile learning is simply about converting your desktop eLearning courses to HTML5. Haphazard Effort. Conclusion.
So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?
JANUARY 23, 2013
A good starting point is our blog post – 5 Rapid Authoring Tools to Publish Courses For Your iPads – where we talk about some of the authoring tools that can be used to develop HTML5 courses for iPads. Buyer, Beware ”, – Any authoring tool and any output is only good if it serves your design, which serves the learning/business need. and later. Surprised?
mLearning-World.com: The Tao of Design
JANUARY 8, 2007
skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Monday, January 08, 2007 The Tao of Design The Learning Circuits Blog: once again challenges us with a Big Question Quality vs. Speed What are the trade offs between quality learning programs and rapid e-learning and how do you decide? What do your learners already know? New Le. Training.
Tin Can: My First impressions from mLearnCon 2012
JUNE 21, 2012
The session interestingly was titled ‘Design of the Possible: Powered by the Tin Can API’. Summary: Tin Can is designed to provide a common data storage for learning experiences across a number of devices/platforms/media/information systems. The focus of SCORM was on the micro data pertaining to a course access by a learner.Tin Can is nothing like this. How will Tin Can help?
10 mLearning Lessons I Learned from reading Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski [Book Review]
JULY 25, 2012
This is why if you are an Instructional Designer and you haven’t paid much attention to mLearning, you need to start now. When you have a limited Canvas to work with, you prioritize and get down to what’s really important for your learners and there’s no room for all the extra fancy stuff you currently have in your eLearning courses today. The Mobile Effect.
Here’s how Adobe Captivate 6 could have been a Game-Changer for mLearning
JUNE 21, 2012
Take for example how Dreamweaver CS6 is helping web designers develop adaptive layouts for multi-device publishing. With these features, Adobe shows thought leadership and stays highly relevant in the Industry by enabling users to embrace principals around Responsive Web Design. The idea that I can get all of this great technology from Adobe for $29.99 That’s it. Send to Kindle.
May Hot List: Mobile Learning Content
mLearnopedia on Blogspot
JUNE 12, 2011
A User-Centered Approach to Mobile Web Design - Mobile Learning Edge , May 15, 2011 Mobile Learning: Two Ways to Communicate With the SCORM LMS - Rapid Intake Mobile Learning , May 10, 2011 April Hot List: Mobile Learning Content - mLearnopedia on Blogspot , May 9, 2011 4T Virtual Education Technology Conference! Float Mobile Learning , May 11, 2011 Does This iPhone Make Me Look Fat?
Mobile Learning – The Third Dimension
MARCH 19, 2013
Of course, the key is also to ensure the resources and information required is “contextually” relevant, simple and easily understood. As an extension to the classroom and eLearning, the mobile learning component can be designed for a specific purpose or need and here are just some examples of this: Reference materials. – Jack Welch. Knowledge Retention. Rings a bell?
My First 72 hours with the Blackberry Playbook
JUNE 12, 2011
Here’s a screenshot: The Power button has to be the worst design ever in the history of devices. Here’s a screenshot of an episode on Adobe TV: And here are two more showing an Adobe Captivate eLearning course with full interactivy running on the Playbook. More on what it’s like to take an eLearning course on the Playbook in a later post. update. The Apps.