Digital for Development Roundup

Steve Vosloo

There are many excellent initiatives aimed at developing digital skills and literacy. Clearly work is needed to up skill and develop suitable products for vulnerable groups.

Google announces $50m in support to EdTech in the developing world

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These grants are aimed at three main areas: getting to students in combat zones, providing quality learning materials and aiding in teacher development. developing world funding google m4d mobile development refugee teacher support

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5 Tips To Help Designers Create Assets for Mobile Development

Float Mobile Learning

Designing for mobile development can be daunting. Here’s how you can save time and support your developers. Mobile Development mobile design UX Xcode

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Developing Better PhoneGap Apps

Float Mobile Learning

Cross-Platform Toolkits Mobile Development Mobile Web javascript phonegapA few days ago, Chad mentioned that creating a mobile experience for your users does not have to come at a steep cost if you take advantage of the mobile [.].

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

New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Prob- lems and 7 Solutions Mobile Learning is Here to Stay With the introduction of the Apple iPhone and iPad, a mobile computing revolution. Problem #1: How do we develop learning content that works on all of the different.

Developing for Multiple Platforms

Float Mobile Learning

As we near the completion of development on version 1.0 Android Apps Cross-Platform Toolkits iOS Mobile Developmentof one of our new apps, the Mobile Learning Primer, we wanted to share some of what we’ve been encountering. [.].

Best tools for cross platform app development

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The native app developers get better performance and integration, while the web app developers get broader reach and better standardisation In the middle of this debate are a growing team of developers championing a hybrid of these two positions.

Adding New Skills to Your Learning Development Arsenal

Float Mobile Learning

Featured Mobile Development Pedagogy and Learning Strategy information architecture mobile learning tools user experience user interfaceForget software. It's about practices, processes and purpose.

5 Rapid-Fire Tips For Effective Mobile Learning Development

Float Mobile Learning

View this post and slide deck to learn more about how you can develop your future applications in the mobile enterprise. Conferences Mobile Development Mobile Strategy User Experience mLearnCon Online Learning Conference UI user-centered design UX

The Need for Evidence-Based Learning and Development

Float Mobile Learning

Pedagogy and Learning DevLearn learning and development learning styles research In this guest post, mobile learning pioneer Clark Quinn argues for the need of evidence when crafting learning designs. Clark and Chad Udell speak at DevLearn 2013 about (e)learning myths.

JIT Performance Support Mobile App Development

Upside Learning

When developing applications for just-in-time performance support, here are some items I keep on my checklist. They are good to consider when taking on that app development assignment. As a developer, ask how you might be able to update applications on user’s devices.

What Business can teach Development

Steve Vosloo

For twelve years I was a practitioner and researcher in the fields of ICT for development, education, government and digital media, always developing tech solutions for social good. I made the move purposefully: to learn and to develop a business perspective on education technology, to see it from the “other side.” What can Business teach Development? But I think my clearest lesson was the value in following an agile product development approach.

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

mLearning Revolution

As content developers, our mission is to make sure our stuff will be accessible by our audiences from any of these screens and in ways that provide a great experience on each one of these many screens.

5 Rapid-Fire Tips For Effective Mobile Learning Development

Float Mobile Learning

View this post and slide deck to learn more about how you can develop your future applications in the mobile enterprise. Conferences Mobile Development Mobile Strategy User Experience mLearnCon Online Learning Conference UI user-centered design ux

Take Care of Your Mobile Learning Developers If You Want Your Company to Be Successful

Float Mobile Learning

Gary Woodill summarizes some key findings from VisionMobile''s State of the Developer Nation report. Mobile Development Android HTML5 iOS State of the Developer Nation VisionMobile

Sean McCracken Wins the $10,000 Rackspace Google Glass Developer Contest

Float Mobile Learning

Augmented reality and gaming developer says winning project, Psyclops, is like a mix between Space Invaders and Missile Command. Mobile Apps Pedagogy and Learning augmented reality Google Glass

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mLearning Developing while Mobile

mLearning World

Most of my mLearning friends are undoubtedly aware, but there is a great tool for developing learning content while mobile. Google Docs are available on mobile browsers. I have found in my adventure drafting my first book on mLearning , that inspiration can happen anywhere, at anytime. I caught myself recently in a restaurant waiting for my order with a thought about something to look into.

UNICEF Report on Children, ICTs and Development

Steve Vosloo

Yesterday a new UNICEF report Children, ICT and Development: Capturing the potential, meeting the challenges was officially launched. This report serves as a key contribution on which to build informed dialogue and decision making, developed jointly between research, policy and practice.

Training Plan For iPhone Application Development

Upside Learning

Right now, everyone wants to develop applications for mobile devices and in particular for the iPhone, as it has changed the way we look at mobile devices. There is lots of material available about iPhone development on the web but very little about how to go about it. While working on IPhone development I have collected some links and we thought of creating a training plan for iPhone development for other Upsiders. Training plan For IPhone Development.

Video: Rapid Development Tools for Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Development Webinars Chad Udell free webinar Jeff Tillett Mobile Learning Conversations RJ Jacquez Robert GaddFloat welcomed two experts in the mobile industry to speak during our latest webinar yesterday. We’d like to offer a sincere thank you to special guests RJ Jacquez and Robert [.].

Adobe Unveils Updated Tools for Developers

Float Mobile Learning

It’s hard to argue with the developments Adobe presented at Tuesday’s keynote address, the second in as many days at the Adobe MAX conference in Los Angeles. Mobile Technology Adobe MAX CSS regions CSS shaders development Flash Player 11 jQuery Mobile phonegap StarlingThe theme around [.].

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

mLearning Revolution

One such project I was a part of recently, was developing a ‘ Mobile Learning Decision Path, ‘ which was produced by Adayana Government Group in collaboration with the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative and the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO).

Mobile developments w/c 26 May 2014

Steve Vosloo

Pearson’s Learning Curve 2014 report makes a few references to mobile, in particular: Mobile technology can help overcome some obstacles to adult learning in the developing world, e.g. especially surrounding limited access to educational materials. Uncategorized mobile developments UNESCO The prospects for mobile learning. Introductory chapter of Prospects journal issue on mobile learning). By Professor John Traxler and myself. Mobile Report April 2014. by @Native.

Dan Pfeiffer: Developing for Multiple Platforms

Float Mobile Learning

Conferences Float Symposium Mobile Development cross-platform CSS3 HTML5 javascript optimization phonegap symposiumFloat Learning and Bradley University’s Department of Interactive Media in the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts teamed up to provide a one-day event focused on mobile on Friday, [.].

Apple announcement is excellent news for cross-platform app developers!

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The big news of the moment amongst App developers, is the surprise announcement by Apple that they are relaxing some key restrictions on how Apps can be made. This should give developers the flexibility they want, while preserving the security we need.

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A Free Webinar Invitation to discuss Rapid Development in Mobile Learning

mLearning Revolution

The title of our webinars is Rapid Development in Mobile Learning : The State of Rapid Development Tools in mLearning. Float Learning has invited me as a guest speaker for an upcoming webinar under a series called The Mobile Learning Conversations.

The State of Rapid Development Tools for Mobile Learning: Webinar Recording Now Available

mLearning Revolution

If you were not able to attend our Webinar yesterday on mLearning and the state of rapid development tools for mobile learning, the recording is now available. We also talked out the need for a ”soft reset” in Learning and Development as we transition from eLearning to mLearning.

mLearning-World.com: Corporate eLearning Development: Corporate eLearning Podcast EPISODE1

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Developing Mobile Learning: Which Device Are Your Targeting?

Upside Learning

Fragmented market and no real common development platform make this a serious hindrance to mobile learning adoption. Mobile Learning Developing Mobile Learning mLearning Mobile Learning Technology Mobile OS SalesWhen you are getting started with mobile learning one of the decision you’ll have to make is which device(s) to target. In a SWOT Analysis of Mobile Learning we posted earlier this week, we listed this as one of the weaknesses of mobile learning as it stands today.

Apple Loosens Development Restrictions on AppTech Developers Using Adobe Flash Tools

mLearning World

Pink Sheets: APCX) www.apptechglobal.com reported today that Apple's recently announced policy of loosening restrictions on use of outside development tools should substantially assist AppTech in the execution of its plan to translate and port over iPhone apps to other operating systems, such as Google Android. stated, "Apple's loosening its policies on the ability for app developers to utilize third party tools is a strong positive step for AppTech. HOUSTON, Sept.

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mLearning-World.com: Corporate eLearning Development: Podcasting with iChat and GarageBand

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mLearning-World.com: Educational Development for the Gameboy Generation

mLearning World

With these innovations, the real gap is raising the interest among developers to venture in the educational field. The University of Michigan school of education has ventured in the development of educational programs for the Gameboy Advance.

Free Webinar: Mobile Learning Conversations Session Focuses on Rapid Development Tools in Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Development Mobile Technology Webinars Mobile Learning ConversationsIt’s time for a “soft reset” in the learning community, according to several experts in the industry. “I I think that we’re at a point that we really need to pause and [.].

A Few Great Books to Get You Up and Running With Mobile Development

Float Mobile Learning

There is no doubt that mobile design and development is a big, big world. Mobile DevelopmentThere are a lot of things you need to know in order to truly be an [.].

Adobe announces end of development for Flash on mobile devices #Slide2learn #ADEdu

uLearning Blog

Adobe announces end of development for Flash on mobile devices. Great comments here from John Gruber as usual: [link]. Posted via email from Jonathan Nalder. uLearning

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MobilED initiative » Developer sprint in Helsinki

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mLearning-World.com: Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development: Paper-based Learning - DIY Job Aids

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, January 26, 2007 Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development: Paper-based Learning - DIY Job Aids Finally, some practical thought.

On mobiles for teacher development and edutainment: Interview by Russell Southwood of Balancing Act Africa

Steve Vosloo

Uncategorized mlearning mobile learning mobile phones mobile phones mlearning teacher development teachers yozaBelow is an interview by Russell Southwood of Balancing Act Africa on mobile learning in Africa. The interview has two parts: the first video is about how mobile learning can tackle the global teacher shortage and the impact of mobile learning on the education system.

MobilED initiative » Developer site launched

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mLearning-World.com: Will at Work Learning: Assessment Mistakes by E-Learning Developers

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► 07/06 - 07/13 (2) mLearning Developing while Mobile Detecting Mobile Browsers- Applying CSS ► 06/29 - 07/06 (5) Script to Detect iPhone and Blackberry OnPoint Digital CellCast- Opinions Our Domains Reminder Learning Solutions Mag- Mainstreaming Mobile Learn.