Free Mobile Learning Course – MobiMOOC2012

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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.

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

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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! ’ to ‘ how should I design Mobile Learning ?’

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5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

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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.

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Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]

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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. Develop the right mindset needed to design for a multiscreen ecosystem.

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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. the course.

Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

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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! I believe all the design consideration mentioned could be achieved using normal eLearning so why should a company look for mobile learning?

7 Free Online Tools for CSS Optimization

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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.

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Design Considerations

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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

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

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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?

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

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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.

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

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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. via Multiscreen Patterns | precious, strategic design & visual language.

From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

mLearning Revolution

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

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

mLearning Revolution

Not to be outdone, Samsung announced the Galaxy Note II and the Tab Tablet, and of course Microsoft announced the Surface Tablet. We need to design for this truth. 2012 has been an amazing year for mobile!

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10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]

mLearning Revolution

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! “ If your design calls for absolute dimensions, you have already failed!

New Date added: Learn about Mobile Learning Design Workshop [March 8]

mLearning Revolution

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.

QR Codes: Augmenting Augmented Reality | Instructional Design Fusions

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Google’s Android Training Initiative – Will it boost mLearning?

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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.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

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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. You can create textbooks using pre-designed templates featuring a wide variety of page layouts.

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

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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. First, let me start by congratulating everyone who works for Articulate for the launch of Storyline.

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

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I just finished reading an excellent book written by Dan Saffer titled Microinteractions: Designing with Details. As someone who focuses on mobile learning design for clients, I appreciate the work Articulate is doing around enabling Studio ’13 customers to publish beyond Flash.

Five Myths of Mobile Learning

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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

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

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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.

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Tappestry: Kicking the Informal Learning (Tin) Can

Mobile Learning Edge

Tappestry is positioned as the first social network designed specifically for learning. 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.

The New Articulate Storyline iPad App and mLearning [VIDEOS]

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Mayra Aixa Villar: As Instructional Designers, every day, we look for that spark of inspiration that can help us design our next eLearning project.

Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning

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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. When it comes to mobile learning myths and misconceptions abound.

Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

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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. HTML course from scratch? Are the new courses SCORM compliant?

Do Learners on Mobile really know what they want in mLearning?

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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. My point is that all of us in Learning Design, who are starting to design for multiple screens, need to be asking the right questions and the one question in the tweet above is a great question to ask.

The New Adobe Creative Suite (CS6) is a Sign of the Mobile Times

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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. This is exciting for all of us in mobile learning (mLearning), who are looking at ways to design learning in a device-agnostic manner.

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The Promise of True mLearning is a Tough Sell

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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.

Barriers to the Adoption of Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

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.

So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

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.

An Honest Assessment of Adobe Captivate 6 [First Impressions]

mLearning Revolution

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. First off, congratulations to my old team at Adobe for launching Adobe Captivate 6.

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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.

mLearning-World.com: The Tao of Design

mLearning World

For this big question, I want to look beyond the rapid eLearning tools and more into overall design philosophy. As we demonstrated with L3 studies of the customer service course we ultimately developed, proper quality can result in greater speed.

Tin Can: My First impressions from mLearnCon 2012

Upside Learning

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.

May Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Prof says courses/learning was accelerated #slide2learn - uLearning Blog , May 3, 2011 Glossary III: Rise of the Smartphones - Float Mobile Learning , May 12, 2011 Other Sources The following are the top items based on social signals.

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

mLearning Revolution

This is why if you are an Instructional Designer and you haven’t paid much attention to mLearning, you need to start now. As Luke says in his book, when designing for the small screen: “there simply isn’t room for anything else.”

Here’s how Adobe Captivate 6 could have been a Game-Changer for mLearning

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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.

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Mobile Learning – The Third Dimension

Upside Learning

Of course, the key is also to ensure the resources and information required is “contextually” relevant, simple and easily understood. An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage. – Jack Welch.

My First 72 hours with the Blackberry Playbook

mLearning Revolution

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.