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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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. Understand the mobile learning landscape, technologies and tools.

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Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

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Amazing statistic and one that bodes well for all of us in Learning Design, who want to seize the huge potential mobile ubiquity represent for our Industry. It’s entirely possible to dismiss the mobile revolution as a passing fad and, as learning designers do nothing about it.

What I Learnt About Mobile Learning Design

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Mobile hardware has its own limitations and hence we need to adhere to some critical design conventions in order to make our mobile applications a success. Any mobile learning solution that we design needs to be easy to use even when our target audience is on the move.

New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions

Many of these were designed and developed before the modern smart. Solution #3: Using Standards-based Cross-platform Authoring Use an authoring tool that allows you to build content once, then publish it in a format.

What is the future of #mLearning Design? Storyline’s native app vs. Captivate’s Responsive Design [Poll]

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Three years ago when I began focusing on mobile learning, I looked at the most popular rapid eLearning development tools and I was convinced there was very little chance they could re-invent themselves into decent mobile learning design tools. image credit: table xi.

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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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Designing for the Blackberry Playbook

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The Blackberry Playbook was supposed to be able to run Android apps, in addition to programs designed for its native Blackberry Tablet OS. In the meantime, if you want to develop for RIM’s tablet, you need to do it with Adobe tools such as AIR and Flash.

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? Second, we use the tools.

The Single Biggest Myth about Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

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However in this short post, I would like to share what I think is the biggest misunderstanding we need to correct in order to have a successful learning design strategy. And it’s NOT about designing for the desktop , either.

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Should Learning Designers Learn to Code? [Poll]

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To code or not to code, that is the question for Learning Designers in the new multi-device world we live in. I also mean learning Python, Ruby, and HTML5, JavaScript and CSS3 for Responsive Design, as well as any other language for that matter.

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?

A Mobile Learning Decision Path for Instructional Designers tasked with developing #mLearning [Download]

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Finally, here’s what Jason Haag from ADL wrote on his blog: New Job Aid Available for Instructional Designers: The Mobile Learning Decision Path (MLDP). The Mobile Learning Decision Path (MLDP) is a new tool for stakeholders who are considering a mobile learning development project.

Using Mobile Devices as Research Tools

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Because traditional e-learning has mostly been about presentations and activities designed by expert instructors, distributed to learners via desktop and laptop screens, we tend to forget the power of the

Mobile Learning Revolution – Round-Up Of Our Best mLearning Posts

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And as such mobile devices, with their appropriate size, features and functionalities, are poised to be the best performance support tools. What I Learnt About Mobile Learning Design. Mobile Learning mLearning Mobile Learning Design Mobile Technology SWOT Analysis Workplace Learning

Designing for Multiple Screens in iOS

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Let's focus on one tool iOS developers have for efficiently designing layouts for multiple screens: autoresizing behaviors. Devices running iOS now come in a pretty wide variety of flavors. iOS Mobile Development fragmentation Interface Builder Xcode

Design Considerations

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These days I don't seem to find much time to develop actual mobile learning other than to create examples when testing various tools, but I do like to read Tom Kuhlmann's rapid e-Learning blog on development. It’s just a matter of rethinking how you approach the course 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?

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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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QR Codes: Augmenting Augmented Reality | Instructional Design Fusions

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From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

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In my opinion, this is a big challenge for Instructional Designers everywhere. Tools vendors focus their entire marketing strategies (I know I was one of them) on selling “ more interactive ” features. Lack of mLearning Tools.

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

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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. Explore other Tools beyond the Usual Suspects.

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Mobile Learning – A Quick Start Guide: Get The Free eBook

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This eBook called ‘Mobile Learning – A Quick Start Guide’ can help you understand when to use, how to design, develop and implement mLearning in a way that works for your organization. We have been saying it over and over again – mobile learning is here to stay!

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Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips

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Ask if you want to push and track content – that means the use of some form of media; these could be simple presentations, animations to more sophisticated simulation/games designed to push content. Such a system would be enabled by search and ease of access tools.

New Issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies

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A Software Tool to Visualize Verbal Protocols to Enhance Strategic and Metacognitive Abilities in Basic Programming. Learning Mobile App Design from User Review Analysis. The latest issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (Vol. 5, No. 3) and is available as a free download (but you have to register on the site). Here is the Table of Contents: Global Telecommunications Security: Effects of Geomagnetic Disturbances. McManus, H.H. Carr, B.M. Adams.

Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis

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One of the most relevant tools (currently) for performance support. SMS and Voice can also be used for learning tools on mobile. While the development platforms and tools are easy-to-use, using such tools to design effective learning solutions is another matter altogether.

Native Apps vs. Mobile Web: Pros and Cons [infographic]

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Recently a number of companies have come out with tools, that enable us to create these cool graphics with little knowlege of design, my favorite is [link]. I’m becoming a huge fan of infographics, they are everywhere.

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Tappestry: Kicking the Informal Learning (Tin) Can

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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.

Basic mLearning with BlackBerries

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I’ve spent the past few weeks figuring out how to design and deploy content that can be accessed on BlackBerry phones. The BlackBerry tools and simulators are for Windows only. Go to the BlackBerry Development Tools and Downloads page and click Download the BlackBerry Device Simulators. Go back to the BlackBerry Development Tools and Downloads page and click Download the BlackBerry Email and MDS Services Simulator Package.

Tablets will replace PCs but not in the way you Think

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I actually believe this quote gives us a clue of how this whole thing will take place: “ We shape our tools and thereafter our tools shape us ” - Marshall McLuhan. (image credit: [link].

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

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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. Undertaking a monumental job such as writing an application like Storyline from the ground up is no easy feat. However if there’s a company that can do it, that is certainly Articulate.

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Great Infographic: The Mobile Developer Journey

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As time progresses, I expect that new tools will be invented that will make the job easier. UK-based VisionMobile has released a great infographic illustrating the journey of a mobile developer, from app design to monetization.

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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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.

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

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Seriously Mobile: A Community For Mobile Designers To Learn From Each Other. 25+ mLearning Tools in 60 Minutes – DevLearn 2010. Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps.

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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mLearning-World.com: Everything is a Learning Tool!

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Sunday, December 31, 2006 Everything is a Learning Tool! I would like to propose the counterpoint to this debate- Everything is a Learning Tool! Everything is a Learning Tool!

Introducing a new Podcast: This Week in #mLearning [Episode 1: The new iPad and Mobile Learning]

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Each week Robert and I will discuss various trending topics and their impact on mobile learning, including the state of mobile in general, mobile devices, HTML5, Adobe Flash, Responsive Web Design, Rapid Development tools, especially as they begin making the shift from desktop to mobile, mobile apps, video, Education and more.

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. By reading about different techniques, trying different tools and exploring mobile apps, it’s amazing how much new insight one can gain.

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

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Perhaps this is why in eLearning we have always gravitated toward using tools that publish learning in the Adobe Flash format in order to create engaging desktop experiences.