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

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Last week Cisco published a research paper entitled “ Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2012–2017 ,” which included some staggering figures, as to the speed with which we are adopting internet-connected mobile devices around the world.

Why the iPad and iPhone not supporting Adobe Flash is a Great thing for mLearning

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the learner needs to have the Flash Player installed) and thus making it an interesting challenge for our Industry to make the transition to mobile learning (mLearning), especially because of the market share that Apple commands with the iPad and the iPhone. But what about the experience for mobile users? By doing so, I believe we not only would have defeated the purpose and uniqueness of mobile but we would be doing a disservice to our learners on mobile, too.

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

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When comparing the two big players in the rapid eLearning market, Articulate and Adobe, they approach mobile learning design very differently. Luckily more and more companies are now re-building their web sites using a Mobile-first mentality and a Responsive Design approach.

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What I Learnt About Mobile Learning Design

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This means that there are going to be millions of Smartphone users out there, who can access mobile learning anywhere, at any time. 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.

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 #2: How will learners access the mobile course content?

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. Float Mobile Learning , May 11, 2011 Does This iPhone Make Me Look Fat?

Developing Mobile Learning: Which Device Are Your Targeting?

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When 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. Fragmented market and no real common development platform make this a serious hindrance to mobile learning adoption. iPhone will not be THE device to target.

Mobile Learning: The natives

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But what does that mean when it comes to implementing mobile learning within an organization, especially as (perhaps this is too suggestive of the generation I’m from) mobile devices are getting more and more user friendly? Are We Wired For Mobile Learning?

¿Por qué el hecho de que el iPad y el iPhone no soportan Adobe Flash es un gran incentivo para el mLearning?

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Por lo tanto, la decisión de Apple, nos ha impuesto un desafío interesante para comenzar nuestra transición hacia el aprendizaje móvil (mLearning), debido principalmente a la cuota de mercado que Apple lidera con el iPad y el iPhone. eLearning Español Mobile Learning

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IPhone- User Interface Guidelines- Part I

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The iPhone’s revolutionary user interface has changed the way we look at mobile devices. The iPhone SDK let’s you create native applications for the device. Planning Your iPhone Software Product. IPhone application: Native application, build completely in Objective C.

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

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I have two iPads, two iPhones, a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10″, a Nexus 7, a Moto X, an old Motorola Xoom, three Kindles, a touch-enabled Windows 8 laptop, two Apple MacBook Pro laptops, an iMac and a Windows 8 PC. mobile devices per capita. So How Should We Design Mobile Learning?

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The Importance of having a Singular Computing Experience for Mobile Learning

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The idea that most times we reach for the nearest mobile device is absolutely true and as content publishers and developers we need to keep this in mind when developing a mobile strategy: To hear Luke describe how people use digital devices is to confront how promiscuous our relationship with technology has become, “There are scenarios where the laptop is two feet from you but you have your smartphone in your hand. via Google Gets a New Unified Local Search for Desktop and Mobile.

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

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2012 has been an amazing year for mobile! This year we have seen technology companies introduce a myriad of mobile devices of all sizes, prices and operating systems. Instagram was not only a mobile-first success story, but until recently it was a mobile-only photo sharing service.

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The “m” in mLearning means More

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When you go to a conference on Mobile Learning or attend a webinar, you pretty much know the drill; the Presenter spends most of his or her time going through a long list of challenges we face as an eLearning industry considering the move to mobile learning (mLearning).

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15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

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One of the best tools, if you are already using Articulate, to convert your existing (Articulate based) courses to run on iPads, other tablets and mobile devices. With this HTML5 compliant, eLearning authoring tool from ‘dominKnow’, you can create mobile and tablet compliant content easily.

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Mobile iEducator | the world of mobile learning

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There are over 18 pages of comments and each time I visited the discussion I learn soemething new. The padded case saves the iPod iTouches and iPhones from accidental drops. and a true benefit of the iTouch, iPhone technology.

Introducing the Daily Mobile Learning Show on YouTube with RJ Jacquez

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One thing I want to do with my newly found free time is get back to blogging about Mobile Learning, teaching an updated version of my mLearning Design course and also start speaking at Learning conferences. Mobile Learning #DailyMlearning

This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad

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About a month back I blogged about Smokescreen which allows advertisers to run simple Flash movies on iPad/iPhone using HTML5/JavaScript. Today while checking my twitter feed I discovered Frash which runs Flash content on iPad/iPhone in a Safari browser.

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IPhone- User Interface Guidelines – Part III

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In continuation to my previous post of this series ( Part I & Part II ), I will be concluding my discussion on the various components available for developing the user interface of your iPhone application. I hope this series helps you create various publications for your iPhone.

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

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One thing I stress in my mLearning workshops is the fact that having an iPad-only strategy for Learning is not a thorough mLearning Strategy. Coherence in Multiscreen Learning Design. Synchronization in Multiscreen Learning Design. Device Shifting in Multiscreen Learning Design.

Optimizing Web Media for Mobile Learning

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We’ve recently been delivering simple content just-in-time for access through the websites that are designed to run on mobile devices. If the users predominantly use iPhones, then focus on developing for that platform. Optimizing for the Mobile Web.

Upside2Go – Now On BlackBerry!

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We launched Upside2Go (for the iPhone) back in February this year. And we changed the game ; changed the way people looked at mobile learning and the way they experienced learning on the go. You can enjoy all the features in Upside2Go for iPhone, on BlackBerry as well.

Mobile Learning: A Brief Reading List

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To further your exploration into the world of mobile learning, here is a list of 10 blog post, articles and other musing on the topic of mobile learning that I have read recently: 1. iTouch Learning: A page on Jane Hart’s Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies website that lists of reasons why the iPhone/iPod Touch are ideal for mlearning. 100 Ways to Use Your iPod to Learn and Study Better: The title says it all.

6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

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If there is one thing I heard from customers while working at Adobe was this, I want my learners to be able to take a course on their iPads or iPhone, but these mobile devices don’t support Flash. Apparently this is true as anything seems to be possible now with mobile apps.

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Just Getting Started: Float Mobile Learning Symposium at Techweek

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Cool things are only just beginning in the mobile field. Just think about it: The iPhone is only five years old. Conferences Chicago Float Mobile Learning Symposium 2012 TechWeekIf it were a human, it would be in kindergarten. [.].

Back from a year-long Sabbatical from Tech: 9 Things I’m excited about

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I’m feeling refreshed and ready for round two with new ideas for my blog, books, courses on mLearning, presentations, and excited to take on a new projects for organizations looking to mobilize their learning. Mobile Learning eLearning featured mLearning mobile

Training Plan For iPhone Application Development

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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.

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. The thing is, most people are asking the wrong questions regarding what people really want out of mobile learning, including eLearning tools vendors. Of course there’s nothing like being a mobile user yourself, and see what you like and dislike about the whole experience.

Apple Proves Mobile makes the Desktop better: A lesson for us in mLearning and eLearning

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I think it’s fascinating that Apple is bringing Mobile features such as notification and Dictation to the Mac. I have been observing that Apple has slowly been borrowing features from the iPhone and iPad (i.e. How can this be applied to designing learning experiences?

Learning Mobile App Review: NearPod [Podcast Interview]

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There’s no denying there’s a revolution happening today in Education driven by important trends such as the Flipped Classroom, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and of course schools embracing mobile technologies creatively for learning.

eModeration Station » Mobile learning #1: The big picture

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The sale and use of mobile handheld devices has soared over the last few years. The 2010 Horizon Report predicts that mobile technology will be mainstream by the end of this year. This Guardian Weekly article , for example, reports on the massive rise of mobile phone use in Africa.

Mobile is all About Getting Stuff Done

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As we walked out after the meeting, he flipped out his iPhone, opened the ‘goCatch‘ app and ordered a cab in just a few seconds. Mobile Learning Upside Learning Mobile Performance Support Performance Support and MobileLast week I was with a colleague at a client meeting just outside of Melbourne. And there the cab was in about 5 minutes. Easy! I’m not telling you anything […].

5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

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The only two devices to do better than the iPads were the iPhone 4s and the iPhone4. You can view the output in any browser that displays HTML5 content, including iOS (iPhone and iPad) devices. It enables you to automatically push your e-Learning to HTML5 and other publishing options.

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

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I love Mobile and everything that it represents. I enjoy the simplicity of mobile. The Mobile Effect. 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.

This Week in mLearning Podcast – A Review of Articulate Storyline [Episode 5]

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Please let us know your comments by leaving a comment here and thank you in advance for listening and for helping us spread the word about this Podcast on Mobile Learning. b- RIM´s BlackBerry World 2012: Public preview of BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, an enterprise mobility solution and RIM’s entry into the multi-platform Mobile Device Management (MDM) marketplace. d- Google+ iPhone app. eLearning Mobile Learning Podcast

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. mLearning is bigger than mobile devices.

Here’s how Adobe Captivate 6 could have been a Game-Changer for mLearning

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I called it a sign of the mobile times, because I believe they did so many things right around mobile throughout their 14 apps that make up the Suite. I say mobile learning because this is my focus and this appears to be Adobe’s leading marketing message everywhere.

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Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?

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Technology around us is evolving at a rapid pace and is in turn affecting a speedy evolution of learning technology. I think mobile applications are the game changer for training. Why Mobile? This is where a strategy that includes mobile fits in very well.

Float Mobile Learning’s Suite of Mobile Learning Apps Free During ASTD 2013 International Conference & Exposition

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May 19, 2013 – Float Mobile Learning announced today its upgraded suite of mobile learning apps will be free for a limited time throughout the ASTD 2013 International Conference & Exposition, May 19-22. The following apps have been updated: Float Mobile Learning Primer 1.5 – The Float Mobile Learning Primer is an introductory guide to mobile learning, featuring terms, examples, book excerpts and idea starters available for iOS and Android.