Trending Sources

Apple’s New Device…Let’s Be Careful with wLearning

Kapp Notes

So Apple launched a new watch which is, I admit, very cool looking and something many people have wanted since they first read a Dick Tracy comic book. Slow down, please just slow down. This is one of those times when we need to be careful. Let’s find a real problem that needs to be solved and then use the watch to solve that real problem. wLearning…it’s on it’s way.

Apple 93

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.

Apple Keynote.no.not that one

Kapp Notes

Yes, I am in San Francisco and yes I am at a conference where a representative from Apple is the Keynote speaker but no.it's not Macworld. I am at the Winter 2009 ICT Educator conference. Jon Burgess of Apple presenting to ICT Educators. So the keynote was by Jon Burgess of Apple who did an excellent job outlining what educators should focus on for the future.

Comparing Apples to Apples: 5 Components of LMS Selection

ATD Learning Technologies

Too often, organizations select an LMS without thoughtful planning or a systematic approach. As a result, they risk a flawed and cumbersome implementation process, lack of system adoption, and frustrated end users. Click here to read full version

Apple 36

Weekly Review - Sept 15-19 - Apple, TED-Ed, LitmosAuthor, TwitterChats

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Apple, Apple, Joy, Joy. continues The big news this week is still the new Apple product announcements.  I wrote a followup blog post about the impressive focus Apple puts on it''s events and perhaps we should put the same amount of effort into our training events. lrnchat calliduscloud corporate training elearning HRtech litmos

Apple 29

Even Apple Worries about Employee Retention

Learning on the Leading Edge

That cool factor is what lures and commits employees to Apple. Even Apple will experience downturns, even if slight. The Wall Street Journal ( [link] ) reports Apple CEO Tim Cook just started exploring the world of employee benefits, such as product discounts and matching charitable donations. As Apple works to satisfy employees’ needs to better control their jobs by making project assignments more flexible, he also shows his appreciation by “gushing” about employees to the media. If Apple has a bad quarter, the adrenaline rush is soon over.

Apple 34

The prodigal Apple

Clive on Learning

The announcement today that Steve Jobs is stepping down as CEO of Apple brought to mind how long has been my relationship with the company he established with Steve Wozniak in 1976. The Apple II was sleek enough, but what about the colour monitor, the 5.25" drives and the dot-matrix printer? As my friends and colleagues know, I am a prodigal son when it comes to Apple.

Apple 23

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

mLearning Revolution

I think it’s fascinating that Apple is bringing Mobile features such as notification and Dictation to the Mac. Like millions of people around the world, I too was glued to my computer on June 11 2012, following closely every news announcement Apple shared at their annual WWDC event. have been observing that Apple has slowly been borrowing features from the iPhone and iPad (i.e.

Apple 67

The Apple Store Experience

eContent

I don't love Apple Computers. Thus, I now have a HTC droid phone, and an Apple iPad 1. Although I could do the Apps research on my iPad, last Friday, I ultimately needed to drive over to the Apple store at a suburban Minneapolis mall. While the mall itself was deserted, the Apple store was packed. Within seconds a fourth Apple employee approached and explained.

Apple 20

Apple iBooks Author for Interactive Textbooks and Mobile Learning [VIDEO]

mLearning Revolution

Today Apple unveiled iBooks 2 for the iPad and iBooks Author for the Mac. What I didn’t know was how easy Apple would make it for anyone to create these interactive books, using video, audio, Keynote presentations and even simple-to-create quizzes, that’s where iBooks Author for Mac comes in. Mobile Learning , mLearning , Apple , iBooks. The idea is to revolutionize Textbook as we know them (static) and make them interactive through video, audio, quizzes and other types of interactivity. It really is something. It’s fascinating for sure. Send to Kindle.

Apple 41

Comparing Apples to Apples: 5 Components of LMS Selection

ATD Learning Technologies

Too often, organizations select an LMS without thoughtful planning or a systematic approach. As a result, they risk a flawed and cumbersome implementation process, lack of system adoption, and frustrated end users. Click here to read full version

Apple 16

Apple’s Secret Training Ground

CLO Magazine

Apple keeps a tight lid on what goes on in its learning organization, Apple University. Apple Inc.’s ’s learning organization, Apple University, grabbed headlines last month when Morten T. It’s unclear what Hansen will do at Apple. An Apple spokeswoman declined to comment. While many large companies conduct internal training programs and house corporate universities, Apple University is particularly interesting because no one is really sure what goes on there. So why isn’t Apple opening its doors?

Apple 18

The Real Succession Plan For Steve Jobs: Apple Thinks Different With Apple University

Learning on the Leading Edge

When such a strong leader steps aside, how does Apple maintain its admired culture of innovation, execution, and business growth? There is more here than turning over the reigns to Tim Cook: Apple has a unique and powerful succession model built on its own experience in leadership, media, and innovation. Apple's Succession Strategy for Jobs: Apple University.

Apple 29

eLearning: Apple's WWDC Announcements and the Industry Impact

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  At the 23rd annual  WWDC , Apple announced its new lineup of Macbooks and new stuff Siri has learned, as well as  (some pretty cool) new features coming with iOS 6. Apple's iPad Officially Passes the Higher Education Test. For eLearning professionals, a couple of the new iOS 6 features may be of particular interest. With the new release, you'll be able to simply circle items on-screen that you'd rather learners not touch while they work within an app (the settings button, for example). Math That Moves: Schools Embrace the iPad.

Apple 38

Apple iPad: Who Is It Really For?

Upside Learning

A Google search on ‘Apple iPad’ throws up an excess of 30 million results! Clearly the Apple iPad has drawn much applause and an equal amount of criticism in the last few weeks. At Upside Learning we’ve been thinking about ways the Apple iPad can be useful for eLearning – especially in the workplace. Apple has this thing about their products.

Apple 12

Even Apple Worries about Employee Retention

Learning on the Leading Edge

That cool factor is what lures and commits employees to Apple. Even Apple will experience downturns, even if slight. The Wall Street Journal ( [link] ) reports Apple CEO Tim Cook just started exploring the world of employee benefits, such as product discounts and matching charitable donations. As Apple works to satisfy employees’ needs to better control their jobs by making project assignments more flexible, he also shows his appreciation by “gushing” about employees to the media. If Apple has a bad quarter, the adrenaline rush is soon over.

Apple 22

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.

Apple 13

Weekly Review - Sept 8-12 - Apple, LearningLIVE, Fireside lrnchat LIVE

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Tuesday was Apple Announcement Day.which should be a holiday. This week was filled interesting events. Monday Phoenix flooded with more water in one day than we usually receive all year. LearningLIVE was happening in the UK. Thursday was another fun Fireside #lrnchat LIVE. And Friday was.the day before the weekend! Phoenix Flooding Monday''s flooding Phoenix kept most people in the house

Apple 20
Apple 20

Providing Contextual Learning Through Apple’s iBeacon Technology

Origin Learning

iBeacon is an indoor proximity system designed by Apple Inc. Learning Tools apple''s learning tools Apple’s iBeacon Technology iBeacon iBeacon Technology Learning Through Apple’s iBeacon Technology learning through ibeacon learning tools The number of iPhone users has been growing steadily. From 17.5 million users in 2010, the number has gone up to 63.2

Apple 10

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.

The Real Killer Feature in Apple iBooks Author is Preview

mLearning Revolution

This morning I have been reading lots of articles on the new Apple iBooks 2 app and the iBooks Author software, that enables anyone to easily create interactive eBooks. In Apple iBooks Author, you simply click the Preview button and voila, your Interactive book is sent to your iPad. Apple iBooks , Author , mLearning , eLearning , Techcomm. Too much work. What do you think?

Apple iPad Disappoints eLearning Industry

Upside Learning

I have great respect for Apple as an organization particularly because I use an iPhone and I think the iPhone has definitely become one of those game-changers in the smartphone world and by a large margin. I was looking forward to the Apple iPad even more so as we have been doing good stuff on mobile learning and putting up applications and tools on iPhone as pilots and on a trial basis. However, from whatever I have been able to gather about it so far, including Apple’s own website I think the iPad is a big miss. hope Apple is not being blinded by the iPhone’s success.

Bad Apple

E-Learning Provocateur

Eight days later – just as I’m starting to suspect Apple has ignored me – I receive an email from another support guy. This isn’t the hip and cool Apple I’ve become accustomed to. It’s the fact that the sticker is so damn hard to remove and the code so easy to damage, that you can only wonder whether Apple is doing it by design.

The Real Succession Plan For Steve Jobs: Apple Thinks Different With Apple University

Learning on the Leading Edge

When such a strong leader steps aside, how does Apple maintain its admired culture of innovation, execution, and business growth? There is more here than turning over the reigns to Tim Cook: Apple has a unique and powerful succession model built on its own experience in leadership, media, and innovation. Apple's Succession Strategy for Jobs: Apple University.

Apple 19

Bad Apple

E-Learning Provocateur

Eight days later – just as I’m starting to suspect Apple has ignored me – I receive an email from another support guy. This isn’t the hip and cool Apple I’ve become accustomed to. It’s the fact that the sticker is so damn hard to remove and the code so easy to damage, that you can only wonder whether Apple is doing it by design. If I were lucky enough to own Apple shares, I’d sell them. customer service Apple card code gift iTunes label scratchObviously I hadn’t handled an iTunes card in a while.

Finally, the official Moodle app on Apple Store

The E-Learning Curve

Finally the official Moodle mobile app for iPhone is now available for download from the Apple App Store. Finally, the official Moodle app on Apple Store is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. learning apple app elearning LMS Moodle

Training Remote Employees: A Look at the Apple At-Home Advisors Program

OpenSesame

We interviewed Ashley Verrill, via Skype, to learn about how Apple overcomes this challenge with their At-Home Apple Advisor''s Program. Hiring a remote workforce offers many benefits for both the company and the employees--reduced overhead costs and more schedule flexibility for employees are key examples. Buying eLearning Courses Productivity Posts

Skype 20

Even Apple Worries about Employee Retention

Learning on the Leading Edge

That cool factor is what lures and commits employees to Apple. Even Apple will experience downturns, even if slight. The Wall Street Journal ( [link] ) reports Apple CEO Tim Cook just started exploring the world of employee benefits, such as product discounts and matching charitable donations. As Apple works to satisfy employees’ needs to better control their jobs by making project assignments more flexible, he also shows his appreciation by “gushing” about employees to the media. If Apple has a bad quarter, the adrenaline rush is soon over.

Apple 11

Apple Announces Textbook Revolution

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

This morning Apple held a press event to announce their entry into the world of textbooks. Apples iBooks will sell for no more than $14.99. But the exciting thing is that if you are familiar with Apple apps then it won't take much more than that for you to start writing a fully interactive textbook of your own. But like I said, this is an Apple app and that's just how you do it. From the Apple web site. I'll let you go off and explore the Apple site and other places to get more details. Everyone knew this was coming. No fuss.

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?

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

Comparing Online Learning & In-Person Learning is Apples & Oranges

OpenSesame

The Pew Internet & American Life Project regularly releases fascinating reports on the prevalence and applications of technology in American life and culture. From the number of adults who use Twitter to the popularity of smart phones in different age and ethnic groups, Pew has a handle on how online experiences influence American life. Yesterday Pew released a report on online learning.

Succession Management at IBM, Contrasted with Apple and HP

Learning on the Leading Edge

Contrast IBM's succession with two other recent succession stories: Apple and HP. Apple ex-CEO and founder Steve Jobs planned his succession for years, and built a large library of instructional and multi-media materials to help continue his legacy. Apple stock has dropped about 6% since this transition took place, and most Apple watchers are nervous about what will happen next.

IBM 13

Heuristic Learning & Shakespeare

Dont Waste Your Time

Apps eLearning App Apple AppSwap Digital Learning Distance Learning eLearning Consultant FutureLearn Heuristic Learning iOS Jonathan Bate MOOC ShakespeareI used to write about apps I used or liked as part of my work, or at least I recognised could aid me in my work, but have been remiss on this front for a while. Heuristic Shakespeare – The Tempest $5.99 / £4.49. Did it help?

JoomlaLMS Mobile is on the Apple Store Now!

JoomlaLMS

Dear clients, we would like to let you know that starting today JoomlaLMS Mobile App for iOS is available for download on Apple Store. To remind you, an Android compatible version was released a few weeks ago, but the release of the iOS compatible version was delayed due to a long review process. Blog articles

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.

IBM 38

iTextbooks? - Apple Gets in on the Digital Textbook Revolution

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

As long as I'm posting about digital textbooks, I might as well mention Apple. Rumors are swirling around the Apple invite that has gone out to press saying, “Join us for an education announcement in the Big Apple.” According to the Mashable article Apple is partnering with textbook publishers. Apple is not very good at the social thing yet. they ever intend too.