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Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

2015 will only make it better – as learning departments find a way to circumvent or solve the existing challenges posed by it. Portable, rechargeable speakers and mobile devices such as Apple iPod Nano andiPod Touch were given to 475 primary teachers in the pilot phase. Mobile video traffic exceeded 50 percent of total mobile data traffic for the first time in 2012. Wearable devices.

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State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

Captivate by Adobe –  Always a strong player. #1 in 2014, will they be #1 in 2015? Really robust, but they always have an issue with mobile OS specifically Apple.  I don’t really get it honestly.  But they seem late to the game when it comes to updating to the latest OS by Apple.   My gripe with them is that it can be overly complicated to use the product. . Trends.

What L&D can learn from the Apple marketing strategy

Sponge UK

Apple store. Apple is. It’s not going to be easy to build the kind of association with quality of a brand like Apple, but there is a simple way to start. Try an Apple inspired phrase: Learn differently, work smarter. Apple are renowned for the release schedules of their most popular product lines. Blog apple L&D marketingthe fourth. Sell the benefits.

Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

It is quite possible that by 2016, the augmented reality devices, including Google Glass, Apple Watch etc would become the common tool in our everyday realities [2]. The year of 2015 would surely pave the way to an augmented use of augmented reality in eLearning, increasing its extensive use in 2016. Copyright 2015 Bryant Nielson. Trend # 1 Automation. Trend # 3 Big Data.

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Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

Amazon, Apple, Google, Netflix, Pandora…. I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix.

Elearning Review of the Year 2015

Sponge UK

2015 has been a busy year for elearning with record numbers attending events, entering awards and joining in the debate about how to move the industry forward. Summer Forum 2015 saw conference presentations by Deborah Frances-White on learning and creativity, Asi de Gani on mobile delivery and Julian Stodd on social learning. In a keynote interview, Professor Karl M. July #Blimage!

The Best of eLearning in November 2015

Everything E-Learning

Great Time Talking #Gamification at Masie’s Learning 2015. Karl Kapp shares highlights from Elliott Massie’s Learning 2015 Conference. Keynote speakers included Steve Wozinak (Apple co-founder) on the history of technology and Salman Khan (Khan Acadamy) on data mastery and personalized instruction. 4.  The post The Best of eLearning in November 2015 appeared first on.

L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

Take organizations like Google, Apple or Zappos. This post is inspired by the #ihrchat on Twitter hosted by Dr. Tanvi Gautam and supported by Team #ihrchat. The chat was full of insights and learning, as always. Flood of tweets poured in with inputs and suggestions on this thought-provoking topic – Reinventing HR for a Purpose Driven Workplace (PDW). ” That’s a result.

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Modern Design: Clean and Simple

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Apple products that show the pinnacle of this kind of thinking are great--the iPhone is designed to "know" whether you are holding it up to your ear or have brought it down to look at the screen, and it shows you what you need to see in order to click, hang up, enter numbers, or whatever. The 3-D realistic images of the Apple iOS have turned into abstracted, flat symbols of their former selves (iOS 5 versus 6 shown below). by Jennie Ruby    Right now design is all the rage. Companies are promoting designers to the CEO level (design-e-o's?), Design

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Wearable Technology

Dont Waste Your Time

It started when Jason shared a tweet about Apple not being able to crack the wearable market with sales of their watch down on expected volume. Secondly, I agree, the icons just look, um, naff! I don’t have, nor want, an Apple Watch for many reasons. Technology Apple Educational Technology Guy Kawasaki Jason Bradbury Learning Simon Finch Watch Wearable Technology

Lambda Solutions Will Be Attending ATD 2015

Lambda Solutions

Lambda Solutions will be attending the ATD 2015 International Conference & Exposition in Orlando this year. Fellow attendees will include Apple, Amazon, Coca-Cola, Facebook, Yahoo!, Lambda looks forward to networking with industry peers, engaging and discussing with keynote speakers, and building relationships with training partners. and HBO

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How Apple Killed Flash for eLearning (and What to do with All That Non-Compatible Courseware)

eLearningMind

In 2010, Steve Jobs singlehandedly started one of the biggest–OK, maybe the only–software feuds by stating that Apple products wouldn’t support Flash, citing reasons like a high fail rate, lag time, and the overall unnecessary nature of the platform. It was Jobs’ opinion that Apple users wouldn’t miss out on any multimedia just because their devices didn’t support Flash.

7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”

Learnnovators

Organizations like Google and Apple have become such talent communities attracting the best of the best in their areas of expertise. I spent the greater part of the weekend mulling over the practice of working out loud, what makes some folks adopt the habit with ease while others struggle, and what could be some of the possible enabling factors that support working out loud.

Top Nine Web Conferencing Vendors for 2015 Plus Trends

eLearning 24-7

The ability to include iOT (Internet of Things) with Apple Watch scores another forward thinking approach – even though Apple Watch has a long way to go IMO – but hey another start!  There they are – the top nine for 2015. . the top nine web conferencing solutions for 2015. . I know what you are thinking.  You are wondering – “Nine?” ” Why not 10?  Well, every one who puts lists like these together always goes in a top 10 angle.  Not me. No sirree.  I’m thinking out of the box all the way here. because XYZ.  Anyway.

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How has technology transformed the classroom?

Dont Waste Your Time

Last month I was asked to provide a few lines about how I believe Apple has transformed classrooms. ” You can read the published version below and on their website, along with five other perspectives from the likes of Erin Klein and Shelly Sanchez in the first part of the How has Apple transformed your classroom series of articles: For University of Warwick Business School eLearning Consultant, David Hopkins, there’s no denying that recent technology has transformed learning, specifically with the rise of mobile computing. What do you think?

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

mLearning Revolution

As illustrated in the image above, this mantra is one of the key drivers behind some of the most powerful companies in the world, namely Apple, Google, and Microsoft. was first posted on July 19, 2015 at 6:20 pm. iA Single Experience across multiple screens, as illustrated in the image above, is the world we live in today! eLearning is dead! Flash-based eLearning. eLearning is dead!

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

mLearning Revolution

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. Apple iOS, Android, Windows Phone, etc. 2. OMD research: viewers switch devices regularly while the TV is on (Image credit: Nathan Daniels). How many devices do you own?

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The joy of UX

E-Learning Provocateur

— Jonathan Shariat (@DesignUXUI) March 13, 2015. Apple goodies don’t come with a user manual because they don’t need them. One of the funniest tweets I have ever seen was brought to my attention by Vala Afshar … How it feels to watch a user test your product for the first time. #UX pic.twitter.com/IwcqECciFN. And fail I did. It worked for me!

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

Siri , the quirky and intelligent personal assistant has been an integral part of the Apple iOS since October, 2011. Here is a heart warming story of how interacting with Siri helped an autistic child make sense of the world at his pace –  How One Boy with Autism Became BFF with Apple’s Siri. Anything can happen in five years. ” – Wikipedia. Utopian? Maybe.

Selfie number 1

Learning with e's

So here it is - my number one 'selfie' - a picture of me alongside the legendary Apple Computer inventor Steve Wozniak. asked him about the early days of Apple and his first meeting with Steve Jobs. Jobs was actually the business head behind Apple and had nothing to do with the design of the computers, which was solely Woz's domain. My conversation with him is captured here.

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Influence, Innovation, Inspiration

Origin Learning

Who can forget this date as the world lost another icon, the co-founder of Apple – Steve Jobs. Jobs quote: The reason that Apple is able to create products like the iPad is because we’ve always tried to be at the intersection of technology and the liberal arts. …and the power of great minds! Two luminaries have permanently etched their name in the knowledge era.

7 Strategies to Facilitate "Working Out Loud"

ID Reflections

Organizations like Google and Apple have become such talent communities attracting the best of the best in their areas of expertise. I spent the greater part of the weekend mulling over the practice of working out loud , what makes some folks adopt the habit with ease while others struggle, and what could be some of the possible enabling factors that support working out loud. It's a mindset.

Social Learning is here to stay!

Origin Learning

The word ‘apple’ during the time of Issac Newton had a different connotation – as the humble fruit led to propounding the law of gravity. Think of apple now, it will invariably lead you to the era of the technology mogul Steve Jobs, who created the global iconic brand Apple , known for the greatest innovation in consumer technology and personal computing.

If Facebook was a country …

Dont Waste Your Time

Is there a similarity in these words and where we find ourselves today as we freely give our data, our currency, to the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Google, SnapChat, Apple, etc.? eLearning Apple Facebook Google Infographic Social Evolution Social Media Social Network Twitter VideoIf Facebook was a country … yeah, but it isn’t. billion, and Facebook reportedly at 1.39

Reading list: November 14th, 2015

Dont Waste Your Time

The ultimate, 10,000-word review of streaming media players: Apple TV vs. Roku 4 vs. Fire TV vs. Chromecast. Like many in my line of work (eLearning, Educational or Learning Technology) I read. read a lot. read books, articles, blog posts, journals, etc. sometimes tweet them, I sometimes print them, I sometimes actually finish them. Sometimes So far this month I’ve been reading, in no particular order: . Getting digital is required. For a happier life, give up Facebook. How to stop workplace bullies in their tracks. 10 ways to get your colleagues to work with you better.

Learning on Smartphones

24x7 Learning

In a 2012 survey in the US, PC Magazine found that 31% of Americans had tablets[1], whereas 38% had smartphones[2], but moving forward to 2015, it is estimated that smartphone usage will reach 58%, whereas tablet sales have been dropping in the intervening period, with Apple reporting decreased sales every quarter[3]. Graphics will have to very simple and uncluttered to be effective.

Great Time Talking #Gamification at Masie’s Learning2015

Kapp Notes

The next keynote I was able to attend was by Steve Wozniak who is the co-founder of Apple Computers. Karl Kapp and Elliott Masie riffing on games and gamification for learning at Learning2015 in Orlando, FL. Last week I had the honor and privileged of being one of the keynote speakers at Elliott Masie’s Learning2015 Conference in Orlando, FL. Elliott Masie kicking off Learning2015.

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Integrating Social Learning in the Workplace

ID Reflections

Amazon, Apple, Google, Netflix, Pandora…. I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix.

A Conversation with Paul Rosa: Co-Founder of Sploops!

Kapp Notes

Rosa: Sploops is a brand-new sports conversation app launching to the Apple App Store in November. One of my many roles at Bloomsburg University is as the Assistant Director of the Entrepreneurial Leadership Center (ELC) where we encourage college students to think about starting their own business. urge you to help them by joining their Facebook page and Thunderclap page. Sploops Logo.

L&D's Role in a Purpose Driven Workplace

ID Reflections

Take organizations like Google, Apple or Zappos. This post is inspired by last week's # ihrchat on Twitter hosted by Dr. Tanvi Gautam and supported by Team #ihrchat. The chat was full of insights and learning, as always. Flood of tweets poured in with inputs and suggestions on this thought-provoking topic - Reinventing HR for a Purpose Driven Workplace (PDW). That's a result.

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top tools for 2015

Learning and Working on the Web

More information on why Slack is more than chat. 8 (new): Skype : I find I am using Skype more to stay in touch with people through conversations and text messaging. 7 (7): Apple Preview: is the productivity tool I use the most, so I can focus on learning, not fighting with applications. Jane Hart compiles a list every year of the Top 10 Tools for learning. Voting closes on 18 September.

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Is eLearning Ageist?

24x7 Learning

To my mind this whole situation reached a new nadir when I read that both Apple and Facebook were offering to freeze the eggs of their female employees (so that they could give their all to the company in their 20s and 30s)! We live in a world where being young is seen as a positive bonus in itself and seems to be a prerequisite for entry to, and advancement in, many industries today.

Sneak peak: what’s in store for eFrontPro in 2015

eFront

Sneak peak: what’s in store for eFrontPro in 2015. While some classic Mac OS users complained about a few changes compared to how the old OS operated, OS X was proven not only a stable platform for Apple to build upon, but also something that brought in ten times as many users as Mac OS classic had. Let’s just say 2015 is gonna be an exciting year for eFrontPro users.

Employee Learning Should Be About Change, Not Continuity

The Peformance Improvement

Apple, Ford Motor, and GE have made dramatic pivots on their march from success to success. In their post titled, There’s No Such Thing as Corporate DNA , Hans-Paul Bürkner ,  Vincent Chin , and  Ranu Dayal challenge the popular notion that successful organizations have unchanging values and set ways of doing things that are passed on from one generation of employees to the next.

A Conversation with Warren Apel, Co-founder of Scholastico

Kapp Notes

As an Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Certified Innovator, he has given presentations, workshops and keynotes on educational technology at conferences around the world. I recently connected with Warren Apel, an internationally-recognized leader in educational technology. After working in international schools for 17 years, he co-founded EdTech startup Scholastico. built solutions.

Mobile Mania – The Latest on M-Learning

eLearning 24-7

The most common are iOS (Apple) and Android. p.s. For those interested in my Top 50 2015 LMS Report , I have provided a sample. Mobile the final frontier.  These are the voyages of mobile learning.  To seek out new devices. To boldly go where no e-learning vendor has gone before, specifically LMS vendors who are now starting to get it. . The Saga. already saw that mobile planet.

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Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Social learning has been given a huge boost by such things as Facebook, LinkedIn, Apple, Twitter, Microsoft, Amazon, Google (known by the acronym, ‘FLATMAGS’). Learnnovators: In the context of the recent acquisition of lynda.com by LinkedIn and its impact on corporate L&D, you say, “Learning and Development world is about to experience the development of the first viable model to ‘pull’ learning to an established worldwide audience…When this ‘pull’ model of learning is in place – probably by the end of 2015 –we should all see some real disruption in the traditional learning market.”