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The Multi-device World Is Evolving!

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It’s no secret that we live in a multi-device world. Mobile Learning elearning in a multi-device world Multi Screen World Multi-device WorldGoogle was one of the first to talk about this in its 2012 report titled ‘The Multi Screen World’ However, since the publishing of the Google report, the world has changed quite a bit. Let’s have a look at 3 key trends that indicate this […].

5 Key Considerations for Multi-Device Testing

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Ensuring that your multi-device eLearning runs consistently and smoothly across the identified range of devices, screen sizes, browsers, and platforms is crucial to deliver an engaging and consistent learning experience for your users. But the sheer number of device-OS-browser combinations and the set of test parameters which need to be checked for EACH combination make […]. Mobile Learning Responsive Learning Design Multi-device Testing

Types of Multi-device Experiences

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A couple of months ago I had written about how the multi-device world is evolving. The most common way to address the multi-device situation in the learning domain is to create responsive eLearning. Something like this – Here the content re-organizes itself as per the form factor of the device. Mobile Learning Designing Multi-Device Experiences Types of Multi-device ExperiencesBut is this the only […].

Why Recycling Our Mobile Devices Is Critical

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The post Why Recycling Our Mobile Devices Is Critical appeared first on Float. Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy circular economy recycling reuse virtualizationThe enterprise plays a pivotal role in the move away from the “take-make-dispose” pattern of product manufacturing and toward a “reduce, reuse, recover, and recycle” strategy.

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

dissemination of the past, these devices are often being introduced in the workplace. do we take advantage of these devices to deploy learning content and how do we. devices? it locally on the device or is there some easier way? Different Devices? mobile devices in favor of longer battery life. smart phone device market and the outright. devices.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) – Being Practical About Mobile Learning

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After all, if, in publicly funded education, if we are going to serve the needs of all students, we need to provide equal access to devices to all students and equal access often comes at a high price – especially when equal access means purchasing computers. More recently, the conversation has shifted from purchasing computers to purchasing mobile devices.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) – Being Practical About Mobile Learning

The Mobile Learner

After all, if, in publicly funded education, if we are going to serve the needs of all students, we need to provide equal access to devices to all students and equal access often comes at a high price – especially when equal access means purchasing computers. More recently, the conversation has shifted from purchasing computers to purchasing mobile devices.

Mobile Devices and the Flipped Classroom Model

The Mobile Learner

Throughout this blog, we have always looked at the application of mobile devices in learning. I, for one, have always had the belief that mobile devices can be used to help student achieve in their learning because of the flexibility and access to content and collaboration tools that mobile devices allow. I have always discussed the flexibility of digital devices as it related to both the consumption and production of content by both teachers and students. In the post, we will consider the use of mobile devices within the Flipped Classroom method.

Set Your Mobile Device Policy For 2014

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Get ready to handle all of the new devices that will hit your organization''s network later this year with Float''s report covering BYOD and more device policies. Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy Newsletter byod BYOT policy

8 Ways to Use Sound With Your Mobile Device

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Mobile Apps Mobile Devices Newsletter audio mobile affordances sound Smartphones are capable of recognizing various audio inputs, allowing for secure authentication, annotation and translation.

mLearning Is Not eLearning on A Mobile Device (Part Deux)

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John Feser talks about the role of performance support, unique affordances of mobile and user-generated content in mobile learning. Mobile Strategy Pedagogy and Learning eLearning vs. mLearning mobile affordances performance support user-generated content

Mobile Devices: Breaking Through the Walled Garden

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I am a fan of the HowStuffWorks podcast “Stuff You Should Know” Recently, I listened to the episode titled, “What’s The Future of the Internet” and the discussion on net neutrality and the walled garden of devices got me thinking about how device and OS manufacturers are restricting our experience of the Internet and the implication this could have to learning in general and mobile learning in particular. There’s Apple and their iOS platform and there are the other devices that use Android. Let me provide a little context.

ASTD TK2014: Leveraging Devices to Create Amazing Mobile Learning

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Chad Udell presents two sessions on the unique affordances of mobile devices at ASTD TechKnowledge 2014 in Las Vegas. Conferences ASTD ASTD TechKnowledge

Three Ways to Use Mobile Devices in Workplace Learning

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I’m of the opinion that there are 3 primary types of usage for mobile devices in the context of learning. Mobile devices are perfect to add to a blend in your training program. Mobile device based follow-up could increase retention and aid application of knowledge and skills. Device to Access Information. Used as a Part of the Blend. Performance Support Agents.

Video: mLearning Devices and Special Needs Students

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This 6 minute video shows how mobile learning devices are being used with special needs students to help them communicate and to help them learn. differentiatedinstruction edushifts mlearning mobilelearning video

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Video: mLearning Devices and Special Needs Students

The Mobile Learner

This 6 minute video shows how mobile learning devices are being used with special needs students to help them communicate and to help them learn. differentiatedinstruction edushifts mlearning mobilelearning video

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

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In a previous post entitled The “m” in mLearning means More , I made a case for why I believe mobile learning has vastly more potential than eLearning, in no small part because of all the sensor superpowers built into mobile devices. 1] In other words mobile learning decreases limitation of learning location with the mobility of general portable devices. link]. Send to Kindle.

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How To Bring Mobile Devices To Their Senses And Extend Our Performance

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The post How To Bring Mobile Devices To Their Senses And Extend Our Performance appeared first on Float. All five of our senses can be replicated by computers. Mobile technologies, in particular, can detect even more. So how does this phenomenon help with human performance? Industry News Mobile Development Pedagogy and Learning computer vision geolocation magnetoreception Project Tango TAO

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Mobile Devices and 21st Century Skills: Part 1 – Communication

The Mobile Learner

Back in 2007 when I began this blog, the main thrust was sharing ideas about why mobile devices can improve teaching and learning. Now in 2013, not only has the use of mobile devices become much more widespread both in schools and society at large, but the attitudes toward the use of mobile devices for learning has changed. They need to augment their ideas.

Developing Mobile Learning: Which Device Are Your Targeting?

Upside Learning

When you are getting started with mobile learning one of the decision you’ll have to make is which device(s) to target. iPhone will not be THE device 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. Fragmented market and no real common development platform make this a serious hindrance to mobile learning adoption. Here’s a forecast from Gartner about how the smart phone market could look like in 2015. Source: Gartner April 2011. Swallow this with a pinch of salt!

What To Do When Sales Team Members Use Mobile Devices For Personal Use

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The real problem isn''t accessing social media or using devices for personal reasons. Let them. Rather, it''s about making sure they''re still achieving the tasks and goals expected of them. Mobile Strategy byod personal use policy social media

Goldilocks and the Three Mobile Devices

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Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Goldilocks. She went for a walk in the forest. She was enjoying her walk and wanted to listen to some [.]. Mobile Development Mobile Technology resolution screen size

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

This Week in mLearning Podcast – Episode 6 – Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

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9- Webinar “ Learning Interactions On Mobile Devices. 1- Highlights of the week. a- Facebook went public. b- Some comments on #Talktech and its interesting approach to Twitter chats. c- Next week, a team from Project Tin Can will be the first guests of “This Week in mLearning.”. d- Comments and reactions after Articulate Storyline review. 2- BYOD or consumerization of IT: Origins. 3- Benefits and drawbacks of this trend. 4- BYOD and social media within organizations. 5- How BYOD world relates to native apps and mobile web apps. 6- Survey “ Dispelling 6 Myths of Consumerization of IT ”.

Mobile Devices in the Classroom: is this really mobile learning?

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In my first post for this blog, on Aug. 8th, I outlined how the definition of mobile learning has changed over the last 15 years or so. We have moved [.]. Pedagogy and Learning

Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement

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Trawling through my feeds across various social media, I’ve been noticing a spurt in the number of discussions around the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) movement. Bring Your Own Device’ or BYOD, refers to an organizations employees using their personal devices (usually Smartphones/Tablets) at the workplace to access company resources for business use. What makes BYOD popular?

The Unique Affordances of Mobile Learning

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Mobile Development Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy cloud storage geolocation instructional design learning technologies mobile affordances mobile device cameras mobile device sensors With more than 20 unique affordances, mobile learning designers and developers should work toward understanding the potentially complex possibilities available to them.

3 Augmented Reality Smart Glasses You Should Know About

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Mobile Apps Mobile Devices Research Android augmented reality Epson Moverio Google Glass ODG R-6 smart glasses wearables Smart glasses can be used to improve employee performance. In this first of three posts, we review the hardware with which we''ve been experimenting.

Research: New Uses for Mobile Devices in Healthcare

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Research EHR EMR Float Mobile Learning Primer health care hospitals mam mdm mhealth-tag mobile application management mobile device management mobile medicineYesterday, we announced the release of the final series of our healthcare research. Throughout the rest of this week, we’ll preview what these documents contain. The wonderful thing about tablets such [.].

3 Examples of How to Use Google Glass for Performance Support

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Industry News Mobile Devices Google Glass performance support Firefighters, surgeons, and medical professionals are some of the first to pilot Google Glass to help them do their jobs better.

Employing Mobile Device Sensors for Enhanced Learning Experiences

Float Mobile Learning

Float''s August 2013 mobile learning newsletter looks at using sensors house in your mobile devices to enhance learning. Newsletter Pedagogy and Learning mobile affordances mobile device sensors Wayfiler

Using Cameras as Powerful Mobile Learning Tools

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Devices Pedagogy and Learning cameras for learning mobile device cameras smartphone cameras tablet cameras Mobile affords us the opportunity to use cameras in our smartphones and tablets to engage users in learning.

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Multichannel Retail Requires Smart Use Of Enterprise Mobile Information Technologies

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Industry News Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy omnichannel retailPwC says 86% of people shop across at least two channels, while 25% use up to five channels to shop. IDC finds multichannel shoppers are more valuable. The post Multichannel Retail Requires Smart Use Of Enterprise Mobile Information Technologies appeared first on Float.

10 Reasons Why Mobile Learning Is More Secure Than Desktop Learning

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Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy enterprise security mam mdm mobile analytics mobile application management mobile authentication mobile data protection mobile device management mobile management strategy mobile security Get up to speed on how to secure your mobile learning efforts, ensure your data is safe, and track and record usage.

4 Challenges Designing Augmented Reality Applications for Smart Glasses

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The transition from desktop to mobile computing required a new approach, and so does the transition from traditional mobile devices to smart glasses and other wearable technology. Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy augmented reality Google Glass intent ODG R-6 smart glasses

Infographic: The TAO of Enterprise Mobility

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Industry News Mobile Apps Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy Press affordances cup of joe blog infographic mobile affordances organizations TAO technologiesNo matter how fancy they appear to be, most mobile solutions are derived from 3 key ingredients: technologies, affordances, and organizational change. The post Infographic: The TAO of Enterprise Mobility appeared first on Float.

Mobile Devices and 21st Century Skills: Part 2 – Knowledge Construction

The Mobile Learner

In the first post of this series on mobile devices and 21st century skills, I focused in the use of mobile devices in developing communication skills. We move now to a discussion in the use if mobile devices and knowledge construction. Similar to what is stated above, mobile devices can easily support information attainment by allowing students to access information online. In the days before computer technology and the Internet, access to information was scarce. Alternatively, one could access the knowledge of an expert. This teaching mindset is now obsolete.

9 Ways Smart Glasses Can Increase Employee Productivity

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Mobile Apps Mobile Devices augmented reality enterprise mobile learning Epson Moverio Google Glass ODG R-6 smart glasses workplace performanceEnterprise applications for augmented reality are here, enabling businesses to be more productive. From work site safety to sales, here's how smart glasses can help you.

SCORM Implementation For Mobile Devices

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Recently we’ve made the UpsideLMS compatible to mobile devices and also launched a new version – UpsideLMS Version 4.0. While ensuring compliance, we encountered some interesting issues in the implementation of SCORM and found very little help online about implementing SCORM for mobile devices. Mobile devices have limitations: - Screen size. Each mobile device has different configurations and it is always better to identify the device requesting content before rendering the HTML content. Have you tried to get SCORM working on mobile devices?

Why Open Technology Is The Future of Computing

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Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy Uncategorized Apple CHAMPIONS conference Experience API future Google mobile MOOCs open-source openness privacy SDKThe exchange of information in the enterprise has always been an important issue. But with open technology in your business, the possibilities are endless.