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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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Matt Miller & Dennis Haynie: ISTE 2015 Presenter Profiles

Visual Lounge

ISTE 2015 is on the horizon, and the TechSmith Education team is gearing up for the biggest K12 conference of the year. As we look forward to ISTE 2015, we’re excited to give you an up close look at the educators who will be presenting in our booth, Matt Miller and Dennis Haynie ( jump ). For Educators edtech Education educational technology educators Events ISTE ISTE 2015

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.

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

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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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?

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


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.

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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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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24 Hours with the Apple Watch

Tom Spiglanin

My Apple Watch arrived a few days ago. The packaging itself is classically Apple. Also in typical Apple fashion, the instruction manual was a few pages at most, in a dozen languages with lots of photos. In seconds the Apple logo appeared and I walked through the setup process, pairing it with my phone in just minutes. Start your engines. Taking it personally. Dick Tracy.

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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.


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 And fail I did. It worked for me!

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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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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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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

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.

How to choose between web and native apps for mobile learning?

Origin Learning

Examples of native apps are those which we install from the Apple Store or Android’s Play Store. A lot of organizations are resorting to device agnosticism as a simple solution to adopt mobile learning. Web apps. Web apps refer to applications or web sites that are created using web development languages such as HTML5 and JavaScript delivered via a browser. Native apps.

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


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.

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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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.

Simple Video Production Apps for Course Authoring

Edmego Learning

iMovie by Apple. Course Authoring Made Simple. Micro-learning continues to trend upward so the need for professional snippets of content is extremely important but it also needs to have a quick turnaround time from a production standpoint.  Below are three of our favorite apps for developing content using your tablet or smartphone. Game Your Video – Moviemaker On The Go. Vivavideo.

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace


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.

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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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.

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.

The 2015 #mLearnCon Conference Backchannel: Curated Resources

David Kelly

This post curates resources shared via the backchannel of the 2015 mLearnCon Conference and Expo being held June 10-12 in Austin, Texas. I am a huge proponent of backchannel learning. Official 2015 mLearnCon Resources. Performance Support a Major Theme Among Exhibitors at mLearnCon 2015 by Gary Woodill. mLearnCon 2015: Ingenuiti’s Recap and Takeaways by Ingenuiti. Reflections on mLearnCon & Performance Support Symposium 2015 – Day 1 by Julian Stodd. Seven Reasons I’ll Be Buying an Apple Watch by David Kelly. Conference Website. Keynotes.

Programming Is Back The Rise of HTML5 for E Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

In 2015, however, the Flash player does not function on mobile devices, and is even falling into antiquity, in some experts’ opinions. Led by Apple, the cry has sounded: “Flash is DEAD!” “Just program it in HTML5.” ” “We are switching to HTML5.” ” “HTML5…HTML5…HTML5…” Sound familiar? That Was Then.