The Future Of Learning Design

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If you are intrigued by the future of learning design, you won’t want to miss the second half of this interview with Karl Kapp. Coach: What types of challenges do newer technologies, such as mobile and podcast, present to the instructional designer? » The future of social networking – a concept investigation

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The future of social networking – a concept investigation Posted by matt on October 01, 2009 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my blog and get updates either via email or via RSS. Here are some concept designs that myself and ace designer Philip Langley put our heads together to create. It’s an investigation into how social networking may work in the future, focusing on mobile and augmented reality (AR).

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Mobile Commons Enjoys Its Role at the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference

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This past June, Mobile Commons was a proud sponsor of the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference that took place in Washington, D.C. How Mobile Commons represented the mobile sector at the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference.

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QR Codes: Augmenting Augmented Reality | Instructional Design Fusions

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a Vcard), and your social media sites.

Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

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In putting this list together, I used Tony Karrer’s eLearning Learning site extensively to match links that are also popular based on social signals. Tags: Learning Technology Mobile Learning Design Mobile Technology I’ve spent an inordinately long time writing a whitepaper on mobile learning trying to expound our thoughts about it and how it might be used in the workplace. I’ve been doing some research around it and I’ve documented some of the better links I’ve come across.

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

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No wonder they have thousands of superfans, who rave about their products and who recommend them to their peers via Social Media Networks. 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. First, let me start by congratulating everyone who works for Articulate for the launch of Storyline.

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Steve Wozniak Streams Live Tonight

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Industry Presentations Social Media Tools apple education Mobile Learning mobile learning in university steve wozniakCatch Apple’s co-founder, Steve Wozniak, tonight from Abilene Christian University’s Connected Summit.

Great Infographic: The Mobile Developer Journey

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UK-based VisionMobile has released a great infographic illustrating the journey of a mobile developer, from app design to monetization.

Use Smartphones in class, say school principals


The National Association of Secondary School Principals have been trying to make sense of the whirlwind that is Social and Mobile Technologies. They actively encourage schools to accept smartphones, and social networking as part their educational provision, and offer a range of guidelines and advice to different levels of practitioner. It's no wonder that school leaders responded by attempting to eliminate the use of mobile and social media in schools.

The Future Of Mobile Learning

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Social (human) and Machine networks. Being able to leverage this user generated content for a variety of learning application is something learning designers will need to master soon.

Reviews for The Mobile Learning Edge

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To date, the reviews have been very positive, and reviewers seem to recognize that the book is aimed at business decision makers, more than instructional designers.

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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.

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The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]

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Speaking of embracing simplicity in our learning design, perhaps it’s also time for us to re-think traditional software simulations, especially as we start thinking multi-screen design. And please share with your Social Graph by ReTweeting this post.

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. One reads of digital installations as parts of student social spaces and libraries.


May Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

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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?

mLearning is Bigger than Mobile Devices. The “m” is for Multiscreen.

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I strongly believe the future of Learning design is about creating learning experiences that reach Learners anywhere and at anytime, but it’s especially about experiences that will adapt to whichever screen is at hand at the time.

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Get Mobile to Implement Mobile Learning

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Listen to their needs before you design your mobile learning program and you’ll get a lot further when you implement it.

Emerging trends in education and mobile learning

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Social media bigger than ever, and growing. The NMC Horizon Report says that “Social media is changing the way people interact, present ideas and information, and communicate.” Social media has grown beyond anyone’s expectation. The segment that showed the most dramatic growth in 2013 was Messaging (Social and Photo sharing included), with over 200% growth. Education response: From an education perspective, we must include socialness in learning experiences.

Stickybits: Scan your mobile world for social learning | Instructional Design Fusions

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Instructional strategies: Stickybits makes scanning social All of the potential uses for QR codes are available for Stickybits. If you’re somewhat aghast at the idea of multiple users adding uncontrolled content, welcome to the sometimes terrifying world of social media.

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A Mobile Game World

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As a learning designer, it pays to watch what people are doing around me. Almost everyone on my commute who owns a smart-phone is using it for two things: playing games and social networking, or a combination of both – games on social networks, social network features in games.

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6 Drivers Of mLearning In The Workplace

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This is already having an impact on the way we design and manage work itself and is bound to impact the training domain as well. Mobile learning (or mlearning) is probably a hot topic of discussion in your organization right now.

Take A Leap Of Faith With Mobile Learning

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Clark Quinn in his book’ Designing mLearning: Tapping into the Mobile Revolution for Organisational Performance’, says “…mLearning should be viewed as augmenting your learning or performance…”, which, for me, captures the soul of mobile learning.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

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I feel the time is just around the corner than “Publish to HTML5” options appear within the leading content authoring tools making it easier to design, generate and support compelling interactions and animations without needing a Flash Player on-board the device. a.k.a.

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5 Reasons why you should join the Articulate Community if you are in eLearning

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I have been reviewing Articulate products and looking for that killer feature that stands out and while there are many, which I will blog about soon, it hit me, it’s not a feature really, it’s the fact that they have the most ‘engaged’ Social community in the Industry. I’m fully convinced that in today’s consumer-driven economy we live in, the companies with the best social communities will win.

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Content and mobile: Four key considerations

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Now more than ever, despite designing for mobile first, we need to think about the context of use for the different platforms and media. Content is social. There were fears, and to an extent many of us in education are still cautious, about intruding into the social media lives of learners. However, I think that with the rise of social media, the door has opened. Social media is changing the way people interact, present ideas and information, and communicate.”

Global Mobile Awards

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The system harnesses the potential of today’s 3 major enterprise IT trends – cloud, mobile apps and social– and is perfect for just-in-time training, reinforcement, surveys and updates while helping organizations to leverage mobility by making workers better prepared, informed and empowered.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

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devices – each with tens of thousands of available apps – will help fuel continued adoption of Apple and Google-designed tablets in the learning space. I feel the time is just around the corner than “Publish to HTML5” options appear within the leading content authoring tools making it easier to design, generate and support compelling interactions and animations without needing a Flash Player onboard the device. Private Social Networks Win Over Public.

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2014: A year in review

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The content is fully curriculum-aligned, levelled for difficulty and based on a solid theoretical framework, while the service includes leaderboards, badges and social network integration.

My First 72 hours with the Blackberry Playbook

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Here’s a screenshot: The Power button has to be the worst design ever in the history of devices. One final thing about the Playbook browser is that I wish it had a way to ‘Share’ the page you are browsing via e-mail or Twitter or other Social Networks.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

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2012 will be a pivotal year in the way enterprises must think about designing, producing, delivering and managing their content strategies, and mobility strategies will alter many of our current tool kit and business process choices. I feel the positive effects of the aforementioned evolutions will be more pronounced than similar advances in areas like augmented reality that will remain costly to design, produce and manage.

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Designing Good Educational Podcasts | Mobile Learning


Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Designing Good Educational Podcasts 15 06 2006 Andy Ramsden, a Learning Technology Advisor at Bristol University in the UK recently posted up a great guide for educators designing podcasts.

ASTD Webcast On New Mobile Learning Research

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John agrees and highlights an emerging trend that companies are identifying use case for PCs, tablets, and mobiles separately to design and deliver appropriate content or information. Gimbal – John introduced Qualcomm’s new product Gimbal , which they describe as a social awareness platform.

mLearnCon 2012

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Very similar to what I was thinking , for me, there were three key themes at the conference – learning management – Tin Can API, the inclusion of gamification in learning, and the impact of social networking and large mobile platforms that will dominate computing in the years to come.

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Upside2Go – Now On BlackBerry!

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Further, with Blackberry having attained a strong foothold in the corporate sector, and Upside2Go being specially designed for the mobile workforce, Upside2Go for BlackBerry was a logical extension in order to increase its relevance to corporate mobile workforce.

Float Mobile Learning Introduces Tappestry for Organizations and Events

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Float Mobile Learning today introduced new features in Tappestry specifically designed for social networking within the enterprise. Android iOS Press Releases Tappestry enterprise social network for learning iPad iPhone iPod Touch learning social network Tappestry for Android Tappestry for iOS Tin Can APIThese new modules allow employees and attendees to share learning and capture productivity data.

Learner-Centric Design of Digital Mobile Learning | Mobile Learning


Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Learner-Centric Design of Digital Mobile Learning 27 09 2006 “ Learner Centric Design of Digital Mobile Learning ,&# [ doc ] [ pdf ] (which I co-authored with my colleague Margaret O’Connell), received the Best Paper Award at Queensland University of Technology’s “Learning on the Move&# conference which I attended yesterday (despite a raging flu!).

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

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True, mobile web app access methods are cheaper to design and deliver in multi-device mobile environments but the feature set still remains limited with respect to things like access to core device features (camera, accelerometer), device security, offline access and experience customization.

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Mobile Solutions for Corporate Sectors - EduTek n Social Media Advisor

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EduTek n Social Media Advisor In this blog, Dr.Kumuda Gururao will be providing information related to following categories:• Elearning / Social Media Technologies• Internet / Online Marketing / Search Engines• Business Analytics, Business Intelligence• Education 3.0 / Web 3.0

ASTD's Big Question for December 2008: New Learning

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Mostly about finding a good "model" for mobile learning course design, how others tend to view immersive learning environments and how Social Media is taking off in the least likely places. Then begin to design your mobile learning objects.