Branching Simulations Best Practices- Your Thoughts

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Creating branching simulations in eLearning is often an exercises in patience and organizational skills. There are several development tools out there that say they specialize in branching simulations. What is more important in creating branching simulations in eLearning? Leave your comments here or, if you would like to post an article on branching simulations, email me @ mobilelearn@gmail.com. Branching Simulations Open Comments

More thoughts on Branching Simulations

mLearning World

In a previous post, I challenged my readers on what they felt was more important with branching simulations, the tool or the process. I recently re-discovered a post by the eLearning-Guru that challenges the effectiveness of branching simulations in general. In this interview branching simulations come up in the topic: Clark Aldrich : Any time you don't have the right simulation genre that is a failure.

mLearning-World.com: The Learning Circuits Blog: What simulations are good at capturing that books are not

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Wednesday, November 29, 2006 The Learning Circuits Blog: What simulations are good at capturing that books are not From The Learning Circuits Blog: What simulations are good at capturing that books are not. Follow up to read the paper on simulation constructs. The Learning Circuits Blog: What simulations are g.

mLearning-World.com: E-Learning Queen: The Thinking Persons Sims for Business and Education

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Wednesday, December 06, 2006 E-Learning Queen: The Thinking Persons Sims for Business and Education Reference on simulation tools & strategy for later reading.

How to Build Online Training Solutions for the Modern Salesforce

Kitaboo

Strategies such as blended solutions, simulations, gamification and microlearning help to make online sales training real-time, immersive and engaging, while also providing instant on-the-job performance support to take a sales action to a successful conclusion.

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

mLearning Revolution

Re-Thinking Traditional Software Simulations. Speaking of embracing simplicity in our learning design, perhaps it’s also time for us to re-think traditional software simulations, especially as we start thinking multi-screen design. 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?

How to Leverage Interactive Learning Tools for Engaging Training Experiences

Kitaboo

A good interactive learning software allows you to create scenarios-based training , stories, and simulations customized to your exact business and employee requirements that reflect various situations employees face on a day-to-day basis. Simulating Different Situations.

6 Innovative Methods for Onboarding New Employees

Kitaboo

Use Simulations in onboarding new employees. Use your onboarding tool to provide them a simulated experience of the first day through live interaction.

Top 5 Content Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

Kitaboo

Excellent for screen recording and simulations. The software has a powerful show me/try me/test me simulation eLearning capabilities. Features built-in dialogue simulator with branching conversation scenario. Excellent for screen capture and simulations.

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Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips

Upside Learning

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. Off hand, I can point to three distinct advantages: Provides the ability to simulate and refine some part of the user experience before any serious development effort has been expended.

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

mLearning Revolution

During my session I showed how I was able to go through a Captivate Show-me, Try-me and Test-me Simulation on my Motorola Xoom, through the Browser and via the Flash Player 10.2, If you have a Motorola Xoom and want to experience this yourself, here’s the LINK to the Captivate simulation. This week I am traveling in Orlando, FL. attending our fourth Adobe Learning Summit, and staying the rest of the week for the Learning Solutions 2011 conference.

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

mLearning Revolution

Storyline approaches making software simulations in a whole new ways as compared to Adobe Captivate. Storyline also comes with a feature called Action Fine-tuning, which allows you to go back and make fine adjustment to your software simulations. 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.

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How to Leverage Interactive Learning Tools for Engaging Training Experiences

Kitaboo

A good interactive learning software allows you to create scenarios, stories, and simulations customized to your exact business and employee requirements that reflect various situations employees face on a day-to-day basis. Simulating Different Situations.

Adobe Presenter 7.0.7 is HERE with ActionScript 3.0 Support

mLearning Revolution

Using the Insert SWF button , you can supplement your Presenter projects with software demonstrations and interactive simulations created with Adobe Captivate 5 and 5.5. Today I’m happy to report that our much anticipated update of Adobe Presenter with full support for ActionScript 3.0 (AS3) AS3) is here, and this is a free update to anyone who owns Adobe Presenter 7, or any version of our Adobe eLearning Suite.

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

mLearning Revolution

You now have options for starting a blank project, a project based on your own project template or from a PowerPoint file, from a software simulation, a video demo and of course now for designing a Responsive project. The more I test #AdobeCaptivate 8 for my Review, the more I realize this is the version for #mLearning I’ve been waiting for! eLearning. — RJ Jacquez (@rjacquez) January 9, 2015.

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A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

Learning Through Situated Simulations: Exploring Mobile Augmented Reality. Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps. While I haven’t blogged in a while, I continue trawling through my RSS feeds, seeing more and more references to mobile learning, mlearning, performance support, ‘just-in-time’ and so many other terms that make sense in that context.

Creating Interactive Training Modules: A Step-By-Step Guide

Kitaboo

Gain Real-life Perspectives: One of the greatest benefits of interactive training modules is that course developers can replicate and enhance real-life scenarios by using simulations, virtual reality and artificial intelligence.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

mLearning Trends

Finally, I had a chance to see one of NexLearn’s simulations – normally a Flash-based deliverable – running on an Apple iPad tablet using a new new delivery format they are working on. We are already in discussions about how to package, deliver and manage these simulations for disconnected on-device playback and hope to have a way to support them in the coming weeks.

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Rapid Prototyping For Mobile Learning Applications – II

Upside Learning

The term ‘fidelity’ is also commonly used in simulations and means essentially the same thing. Earlier creating high-fidelity simulations involved programming, today there are tools that allow users to drag and drop widgets, controls and rendering schemes into a functional prototype. These can simulate the functions of the final product, right down to the feature and database interaction.

What is eBook DRM and Why Do Publishers Need it?

Kitaboo

First add the static images and text, and then proceed to placeholders for animations, interactions, simulations, and audio/videos. You can also use ePUB3 to create simulations and interactive elements to the eBook.

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The Role of Digital Learning Platforms in the Academic Growth of Students

Kitaboo on EdTech

They can even perform science experiments in simulated environments from the comfort of their own space. What are digital learning platforms? Gone are the days when learning was restricted to the classroom, with the instructor being the primary source of knowledge.

6 Cutting-Edge Online Publishing Tools for 2021

Kitaboo

The platform lets you enrich your eBooks with interactive elements such as audio, video, 3D simulation, images, and animation.

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Articulate Storyline vs. Adobe Captivate 6 for iPad Publishing [FAQ]

mLearning Revolution

Take a traditional software ‘try-it simulation’ in Captivate 6 that is scored, convert it to HTML5 and then use your finger to try and find the right tap-target and you will see what I mean. It’s very likely that you will fail the assessment and not because you don’t know where to tap, but rather because these simulations are created for the very small and narrow mouse arrow and not for the finger tap, which typically requires about a 30-pixel tap-target.

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Mobile Web Grows – But User’s Can Find it Tough

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simulator (will show you what it looks like in the iPhone frame, doesn’t mimic the touch, gestures, etc.) According to this report from MediaPost (a web site devoted to advertising and mobility) mobile web usage continues to grow, which we knew. However, the report also goes on to talk about the frustrations many users experience with the mobile web. You can see the actual stats cited from Nielsen here.

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Back Again + Captivate 8 Review (Summary: WOW!)

mLearning Trends

The new Cp8 has great features, a simplified user interface for instructional designers, lots of flexibility to build content along with simulations, learning interactions, quizzes and even some simple game-enabled learning elements all through one industry standard and market recognized offering. First off, my apologies to all subscribers for being absent for so long in posting anything new to this blog.

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What I Learnt About Mobile Learning Design

Upside Learning

Provide tools and not just content: Mobiles’ ability to compute and display, combined with their personal and intimate nature, presents with lots of possibilities – geo location-based tools, networking tools, access to search and information databases, games, and simulations. I recently came across a report on the Deloitte website , which estimates that global Smartphone market sales will touch 375 million by the end of 2011.

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Flash Lite on More Mobile Devices Means More Mobile Devices with Rich E-Learning Content

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Think simulations, games and other traditional Flash e-Learning on your mobile device. Microsoft is now licensing Flash Lite for Windows Mobile. This is a good thing if you’re hoping to develop or port e-Learning content to Windows Mobile Devices. Flash Lite is a subset of the desktop Flash environment and the version that will be on Windows Mobile will allow developers to utilize components like Flash Video and a significant portion of the ActionScript 3 programming language.

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6 Cutting-Edge Online Publishing Tools for 2021

Kitaboo

The platform lets you enrich your eBooks with interactive elements such as audio, video, 3D simulation, images, and animation.

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6 Must-have Features for Interactive Online Platforms

Kitaboo

This simply means that even while you browse through a variety of animations, presentations, guidebooks, job-aids, and simulations, an instructor always remains present to interact, clarify, explain, and therefore lend your session a dignified ‘human’ touch. .

Barcodes Offer Interesting Opportunities for Mobile Learning

mLearning is Good

You could place barcodes on items in the physical world, which would guide learners through an immersive simulation or guided tour. Google is now offering a barcode reader on the Android Mobile Platform, which in itself is not a big triumph for mobile learning, but it’s just the latest company to offer the capability as part of it’s mobile platform.

Best Compliance Training Ideas for BFSI Employees

Kitaboo

The rapid proliferation of cloud-based learning, mobile training apps, and e-learning techniques such as microlearning, simulation, and more, make it simpler to create training sessions that can be easily accessed by employees.

The Mobile Learning Edge: Table of Contents

Mobile Learning Edge

Learning by Communicating, Interacting, and Networking 127 Network Science 129 Collaboration and Community 131 Mobile Games, Simulations, and Virtual Worlds 133 Mentoring, Support, and Cognitive Apprenticeships 139 Text Messaging 140 Personal Media Production 143 Social Media 144 7.

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How to Choose The Best Online Employee Training Platform

Kitaboo

A quick 5-minute task simulation to assist them with their specific work requirement or a few minute podcast highlighting a popular topic is an excellent example of microlearning content that your employees can benefit from.

10 Things I Love about Screenr.com

mLearning Revolution

One Acrobat.com service I thought about was having a light-weight version of Adobe Captivate as part of Acrobat.com that would enable customers to do simple screen recordings or even software simulations, that could be shared and posted everywhere, on YouTube for example, or even right on Acrobat.com somehow.

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

mLearning Revolution

My point is that not too long from now, we will be recording and editing app simulations like we do today on the desktop using products like Adobe Captivate, the question is who is going to bring these mobile apps to us. I a recent post, I shared 6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012 and one of those trends I listed was the need for rapid eLearning tools vendors to have a presence on mobile app stores.

5 Employee Training Management Software that You Must Consider

Kitaboo

With iSpring Suite, you can quickly develop courses, quizzes, interactions, dialogue simulations and build learning path structure. Training your employees is not just about ticking something off your to-do list. It’s about inspiring your employees to contribute to the organizational goals.

mLearning Testing Tools & Methods

mLearning Trends

And if you want to ensure the best possible experience for every class of mobile learner, you’ll need to build a collection of working mobile devices, simulators/emulators and testing tools to span the potential reach of your target audience. Those teams that don’t have full device drawers or enough representative physical devices can also try using available device simulators and emulators which can generally be downloaded (for free!)

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Training Top 125: Alltel Links Training to Sales Success

mLearning World

Using Flash, Alltel's in-house training team developed a full-scale CBT simulation that taught sales reps and their managers how to work with data card customers more effectively. By creating an engaging, interactive simulation, she says, Alltel was able to draw learners in and grab their attention. After going through the simulation, Alltel sales reps attended comprehensive face-to-face training that was conducted by their supervisors. Kudos to my team.

Best ePublishing Platforms for Large Publishers

Kitaboo

The key highlight of the platform is its intuitive interface that helps you bring your content to life with various multimedia and interactive assets such as 3D, audio, video, animation, simulation, gamification and more. . Digital publishing or ePublishing needs no introduction today.

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Training Plan For iPhone Application Development

Upside Learning

Using IPhone Simulator. 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.

4 Ways Technology Improves Teaching for the Next Generation

Kitaboo on EdTech

Digital Models and Simulations. However, adding digital simulations to the traditional pen and paper learning can help students not only understand specific topics better but also retain this knowledge for longer. The effects of technology have been felt across the board. In education , students have benefited from using computers, smart devices, and tablets.

The Fidelity of Mobile Technology continues to Deepen

mLearning is Good

So I will again offer up a scenario, and I would like to point out that this level of augmented reality is really a new step in interactivity, one we haven’t seen with gaming systems or computer-based simulations because it allows us to map the virtual world into the physical space at any place or time, you are not tethered to a living room or classroom. If you haven’t seen this new technology being promoted by NVIDIA, you should check it out. link].

Basic mLearning with BlackBerries

eLearning Weekly

The BlackBerry tools and simulators are for Windows only. Download a BlackBerry simulator. Start by downloading and installing the BlackBerry simulator(s) matching the model(s) of your users. Go to the BlackBerry Development Tools and Downloads page and click Download the BlackBerry Device Simulators. Once you install the simulator, go ahead and open it and take a look around. Troubleshooting the MDS Simulator. Re)start the MDS Simulator.