Healthcare…Mobile devices…lessons for learning?

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Two questions: Do you let employees use their personal mobile devices for learning? How do you protect company information on their device? Does he wait until I report updates or does it come to his mobile device he uses to check his vacation property and personal stock updates? The article, “Doing More with Mobile Devices in Healthcare: Eliminating the Security Compromise.” Here are the highlights: Use of personal devices for work use: .

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

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Flash was never supported on iOS devices, nor is it supported on Android devices, and this year, Google announced that YouTube would stop serving its videos using the Flash plugin for anyone visiting the site using a modern browser.

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

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Back in 2012 you would have been hard-pressed to find anything exciting in version 6 of Adobe Captivate, in fact most of the cool stuff at the time was coming from Adobe’s competitors, namely Articulate with their new Storyline software and their latest iteration of Articulate Studio.

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

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OMD research: viewers switch devices regularly while the TV is on (Image credit: Nathan Daniels). How many devices do you own? What about you, how many devices do you own? mobile devices per capita. How would you describe your daily use of mobile devices?

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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? devices.

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

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In the early days of mobile, many companies tried to cater to their mobile users by creating two versions of their web site, one for desktop users and a lighter, less powerful mobile version for users coming to their site using a mobile device.

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6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

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I absolutely love software, apps, applications, extensions, plug-ins, add-ons, whatever you want to call it. Because one of my passions is to review software and as I’m doing it, I’m always coming up with ways I think the software could be better, it’s just part of my DNA I suppose.

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

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The company goes on to say that: During the last years, our design studio has been involved in many different projects – from designing mainly websites and desktop software in our early days, to smartphone apps, prototypes for TV interfaces and more recently, applications for tablet devices.

Response to a PC-era’s review of the XO Tablet

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The most recent one gives a more negative view than some which is good for balance but seems to be coming from someone still thinking that PC and PostPC devices can’t both have a place. mlearn mlearning uLearning Android OLPC software tablet XO XO tablet

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

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Articulate in my experience builds software that is not only aesthetically pleasing but also intuitive and easy to use. I remember the first time I installed Articulate Engage, I thought this is how software should be built, it’s beautiful and engaging. Storyline approaches making software simulations in a whole new ways as compared to Adobe Captivate. I would like to see Articulate gradually expand beyond the iPad and into other mobile devices over time.

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Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips

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Also factor in their use of and comfort with mobile devices. Mobile devices are slowly gearing up to be media consumption devices, but it is still important to note they have small screens and are given short and limited attention by users.

Guided Tuor of OverDrive: Borrowing Audiobooks from Public Libraries

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Overdrive is an app that many public libraries in North America use to provide patrons with access to audiobooks on their mobile devices. All you need is a public library card and the Overdrive app for your device.

Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis

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Practical, affordable and exciting devices available to enable learning on mobile. Devices getting faster and better, with increasing memory and storage capacity making it possible for complex applications to reside on devices.

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

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That is exactly what Mayra did for this post using the new Camtasia Studio 8 software. Re-Thinking Traditional Software Simulations. What if we took a traditional software simulation, shorten it and made it fun and gave it just the right amount of engagement via simple interactivity?

Mobile Innovation – Using the Device as a Microscope

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Innovative thinkers are always finding new ways to leverage the power of the mobile device. We’ve seen the screen used for a flashlight, the device used as a compass and lots of other novelty oriented uses (just take a look at the iPhone’s app store).

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

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Dan defines microinteractions , as the smallest details that delight customers and keep them coming back to the software, or the app, or the web page, or a particular smartphone or tablet, or even the physical appliances we use every day. Microinteractions in Device-Shifting for Learners.

Tablets will replace PCs but not in the way you Think

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I’m fully convinced that mobile devices, especially Tablets, will eventually replace our traditional desktop PCs! printing problems, no optical drives (for backups I suppose), and that they won’t run power software, including Adobe Photoshop, Avid Studio, and Microsoft OneNote.

Thoughts on the Current State of Mobile Devices

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Only a few short years ago, when mobile devices were still mainly cell phones and music players, the thought of a mobile revolution supplanting the computer revolution seemed distant. Computers ruled for three main reasons: more powerful hardware, better software and, most importantly, much faster access to the internet. It is well documented what the strengths and weakness are of each device so I will not discuss them here. Desktop Software vs. Apps vs. Cloud Computing.

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

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Don’t get me wrong, there are some nice new feature in version 7, however I cannot find that game-changing feature that I think every software upgrade needs to have, the ‘killer app’ if you will.

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So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?

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And if HTML5 is key to delivering eLearning on the iPad, but unless your organisation is adopting the iPad as the ‘preferred’ device, HTML5 may not be the best option for developing your eLearning. and runs on the device’s operating system. and are not device or OS dependent.

March Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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March 2, 2011 Devices (816) iPad 2: whats in it for education? Best of Mobile Learning March 1, 2011 to March 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Getting Started With Mobile Learning?

Mobile Learning is where the Puck is Going to Be [#mLearning]

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Everyone was eager to learn more about how to design learning experiences that are optimized for touch on mobile devices. My apologies for the delay in blogging since my last post. I have been busy launching my workshop on how to transition from e-Learning to m-Learning.

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. Get a Tablet if you don’t have one, download apps and see what you like and dislike about them; don’t stop there, the Tablet is just one mobile device, get a smartphone, I say, and see what the experience is like on the much smaller screen.

Is eLearning on Tablets Really mLearning – My Stance

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As RJ states: Here we are fully immersed in the most amazing computing shift in history, armed with mobile devices that set Learning free and all we can do is convert traditional desktop eLearning for consumption on the iPad, but with nothing to show for in the way of being uniquely mobile? I don’t believe that using a mobile device to replicate learning that can be done on a desktop computer and calling it mobile learning necessarily sets the bar too low.

10 Things I Love about

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Eventually all the major Tech blogs rave about it and people say, this is amazing, who creates this technology, I want to know more and when they need a Rapid eLearning tool, guess who they are going to go to, that’s right,, the folks who make awesome software they say.

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

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I was thinking about how my own experience with mobile since my first iPhone and later the iPad and all the other devices I’ve owned since, have impacted me in a big way. I love Mobile and everything that it represents.

The Powerful Combination of Mobile Devices and Learning Apps

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In discussing the use of mobile devices, it is easy to forget that the educational and productive power of mobile devices comes through the integration of the devices with other tools. Mobile Devices and Literacy. Mobile Devices and Numeracy.

Hacking Siri for Learning

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For those who haven’t been bombarded yet by the marketing campaigns, Siri is an intelligent software assistant and a knowledge navigator that essentially functions like a digital personal assistant. Apple isn’t known to condone hackers modifying their products and software.

Check Out Adobe Captivate eLearning Content on the Motorola Xoom Tablet via the Flash Player 10.2 [VIDEO]

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Our Adobe eLearning conference went very well and I’d like to thank everyone who spent their day here with us learning and sharing what they do with our software. devices, namely the Motorola Xoom, which I happen to have here with me at the conference.

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Mobile Devices in Research Labs

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We are beginning to see the future of mobile devices with information coming out of research labs. With location awareness, accelerometers and orientation sensors, plus increased storage and processing power, the devices we carry have powerful capabilities to improve our lives. An article in MIT's Technology Review showcases Palo Alto Research Center's (PARC) mobile software, Magitti, which suggests things to do based u.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

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One year ago today, I offered nine predictions running the gamut of hardware, software, industry players and general market movements based on trends we were experiencing in the commercial mobile learning marketplace; here’s my analysis of where these predictions landed twelve months later.

Flash Player On Devices – Going Mobile Just Got Easier

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All the money and concentrated brain power of some of the most innovative and powerful companies will certainly yield some great results in the form of new software, hardware and cloud based applications to enable our productivity and creativity. One of the best signs for those who make learning content is the Flash Player finally coming to mobile devices in large numbers. But now Adobe has adapted the Flash player to run higher end content on new devices.

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Bringing mobile devices and phones into the class to enhance learning. I build software to support their learning – regularly making use of mobile phones as a stimulus.

JIT Performance Support Mobile App Development

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Unlike other software applications, companies cannot spend months on development and deployment, speed is of the essence. Decision-making – based on datasets in the cloud or local device; accessing instruction trees/specific content look-up.

Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

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Since its launch, back in April 2010, Apple has sold more than 100 million iPads – a mind boggling quantity unmatched and way ahead of any other device manufacturer. Further proof of this is how readily schools, students and teachers are embracing the iPad as their device of choice.

Why Windows 8 and Touch-enabled Laptops Bode well for the Future of Mobile Learning – [Video]

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Every Software Application as we know it, will need to be Re-imagined for Touch. Google’s Chromebook Pixel is a fully touch-enabled laptop. In researching for this post, I read where the first sense we develop as humans is touch.

Very Impressed with the work TechSmith (i.e. Camtasia) is doing on iPad

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In fact I think every company that has traditionally made desktop software, needs to come out with a mobile App that complements their desktop software before someone else does.

How to evaluate apps and websites for meeting your classroom needs

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Some software will allow for adjustment (or at least allow the teacher to opt out of using certain advanced features) so that the software can meet their students at their zone of proximal development (where they learn best challenged just enough). Other pieces of software claim they will assess the student’s individually and place the student’s at their appropriate developmental level, when in fact the assessment does not seem to do this very well.

Digital Audiobooks, Assistive Technology and its Effects on Literacy

The Mobile Learner

The proliferation of mobile handheld devices coupled with complex assistive technology software is pushing the concept further. Digital audiobooks and assistive technology software such and text-to-speech software is not new. Literacy is evolving.

3 Essential Themes for Mobile Learning Systems

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Taking the trends I’ve mentioned before, and the huge increase in persistent internet connection personal computing devices, I feel there need likely be three key themes around which the features would coalesce.