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Coming soon – eBook on QR Codes in Education

Dont Waste Your Time

Available : Coming soon to the following eBook stores: Apple, Kindle, Sony, Kobo, and B&N. QR Codes eBook eBooks EdTech Education Technology EPUB Learning Technology MOBI PDF Publishing QR Code QRCodesBU Self-Publishing Smashwords Title : “QR Codes in Education” Author : David Hopkins. ISBN : 9781628470277. Word count : 12,100 (approx.). Price : £4.99.

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Nota tool for collaborative #mLearning with eBooks

Ignatia Webs

But they do mention that the Apple versions (cross mobile) will be out soon as well. mobile tools mLearning OER collaborative learning mobile learning ebookLast week I got a message from Stephanie Ray and she asked me to take a look and review Nota , a free mobile collaborative learning platform which is available in a web format and as a mobile app. all over again.

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Beyond eBooks

Clark Quinn

Because, frankly, the ebook formats are still too limited. We can now embed the digital media within ebooks. Why ebooks, not on the web?  I think it’s primarily about the ergonomics. However, we can’t quite do what I want with ebooks. The ebook standards don’t yet support it, though they could. Apple’s expanded the ePub format with the ability to do quick knowledge checks (e.g. Among the things I’ve been doing lately is talking to folks who’ve got content and are thinking about the opportunities beyond books.

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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. Kindle (+ other eBook readers)? MP3 Players?

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Heuristic Learning & Shakespeare

Dont Waste Your Time

Back in 2011 I wrote this post about how ebooks, even apps,  could be used to greatly enhance the learning experience beyond just the basic text-and-note features the early e-readers offered. Apps eLearning App Apple AppSwap Digital Learning Distance Learning eLearning Consultant FutureLearn Heuristic Learning iOS Jonathan Bate MOOC ShakespeareDid it help? Learning the Netflix way.

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. What is the future of the academic eBook? Reading List Book Digital Culture Digital Identity Digital Learning eBook eBooks Education Technology eLearning Facebook Google Higher Education Learning Technology TwitterLike 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

Google vs Apple Software Development

eContent

I am not an object oriented programmer, but if I was I would take Stanford's free course on how to develop apps for the Apple iPad / iTouch / iPhone environment. Given the huge uptake on this technology, I did watch the 1st session of the Stanford course which gives a techie like me an understanding of the Apple iOS. Starting at 16:41 of the first lecture, the course gives a quick overview of how Apple's development system is constructed. Tags: Ebooks Elearning You may read / download the abstracts or the full papers.

What is a Learning Technologist? Pt. 15

Dont Waste Your Time

Outside of work on MOOCs I’ve been included on the EdTech Magazine list for  2015 and 2016  lists for ‘Top 50 IT Blogs Influential Blogs in Higher Education’ and the  50 Most Influential HE Professionals Using Social Media  list. I was interviewed for the published work on How has Apple transformed your classroom? After 14 posts I stopped. Oh, and I still Sketchnote.

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 8

Upside Learning

Where to Find Free eBooks for Children Online. Lists free ebooks for children which you can view online. 7. This article talks about a game that successfully marries digital and analog games, by using the first physical device to digitally interact with the Apple iPad. 100 Web Tools to Enhance Collaboration. Here’s a list of 100 web tools to enhance collaboration amongst us. 2.

Northstar Nerd's iPad for Business Manual

eContent

In addition, I found these other manuals helpful which are linked below along with my own manual: Apple iPad Manual. Android | iPad Ebooks Web / Corporate 2.0This post announces and includes my new (and free) Northstar Nerd iPad for Business Manual. You will find 75 pages of annotated screenshots.  Please realize I do NOT use my iPad as a desktop computer replacement.

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15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

This is a free eBook authoring application by Apple for iPad. You can add text and images with easy-to-use drag-and-drop feature and use multi-touch widgets to include interactive photo galleries, movies, keynote presentations, 3D objects, and lot more, and publish the eBook. So here’s a few – 15 actually! Adobe Edge Animate. And the icing on the cake? It’s free! 2.

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ZaidLearn: Amazing Free e-Learning eBooks Collection

ZaidLearn

Amazing Free e-Learning eBooks Collection. LEARNING eBOOKS COLLECTION I suppose to continue with the spirit of learning and sharing during this special month, I have compiled an Amazing collection of free e-Learning ebooks in a quite visual stimulating chunked manner (Instructional Designers please evaluate!). eBooks. FREE JUICE: Download eBook. RAMADAN MUBARAK!

Adobe RoboHelp 10: ePubs Even Easier

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Once you had your ePub, you needed to use a few different processes to both validate the ePub (ePub's will not be accepted by most vendors, such as the Apple iBookstore, unless the ePubs validate) and convert it to the mobi format for use on the Amazon Kindle. If you visit the Single Source Layouts pod, you'll notice that there is an eBook layout by default. Thanks.

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Seven Ways to Use the iPad for Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

The lovers are typically Apple fan-boys who are crazy about anything Apple, so their devotion to any bit of technology that Steve Jobs throws into the market is taken for granted. The baiters are mostly alternate technology lovers and who will hate pretty much anything that Apple develops; simply because of Apple’s “captive/lock-in users&# business model. I am the fence sitter, I’ll be the first to admit that Apple doesn’t just make a product, it creates a user experience and there is much to learn from Jobs and company. Can you? 2.

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Learning 2.0 eBook - Free to Learn! (Jeff Cobb)

ZaidLearn

eBook Download Learning 2.0 eBook (5.0 MB, PDF) & Presentation Slides Go2Web20.net - The Complete Web 2.0 eBOOK? eBook by Jeff Cobb, was first published on February 1, 2008. eBook is increasingly brought to attention, promoted, discussed and reflected in the formal education communities around the world (from primary to tertiary education!). This Learning 2.0

Learning 2.0 eBook - Free to Learn! (Jeff Cobb)

ZaidLearn

eBook Download Learning 2.0 eBook (5.0 MB, PDF) & Presentation Slides Go2Web20.net - The Complete Web 2.0 eBOOK? eBook by Jeff Cobb, was first published on February 1, 2008. eBook is increasingly brought to attention, promoted, discussed and reflected in the formal education communities around the world (from primary to tertiary education!). This Learning 2.0

All You Need to Know About Converting Flash-based E-learning to HTML5

CommLab India

It’s not something has just been ignited; HTML5first assumed significance when Steve Jobs announced that Apple devices would not support Flash plug-ins. To know more about HTML5, the process of conversion, and the tools used for the conversion, download the free eBook Migrating Legacy E-learning Courses to HTML5. There is quite a buzz around Flash and HTML5 these days. Don’t worry.

eBooks - a potted guide to what I wanted to know

Learning Rocks

A great session at weelearning recently left me fired up and thinking about ebooks like I've never considered before. What's the problem with ebooks? I've had a number of ebook readers on my Android phones but have always been bamboozled by their boasts about compatibility with dozens of formats. Provided, that is, that they are already in ebook formats. screen).

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iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning

Dawn of Learning

Home > Single Source , Standards > iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning March 25th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment I was on Nigel Paine’s blog on Friday when I saw and commented on his post The Mash-up Begins. changed the game by providing us with a new direct channel for ILT materials – the eBook.

The Time Has Come – Digital Learning

eLearning 24-7

The issues is how often is it being utilized not just in consumer marketplace, but in our case in learning.  I know of one vendor who says you can see their courses on an Apple smartwatch.  Reading ebooks, digital interactive textbooks both of which can be used offline too.  Reading an ebook or watching an employee video (and falling asleep doing it) offline?  I don’t know about you, perhaps you have never seen it. WBT Fact Time. The actual term to refer to online courses is WBT: Web Based Training.  CBT was not designed nor created to go online.  Internet of Things.

So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

Naturally, Apple have their own – the iBook Author, an eBook authoring application. Now that we have thought about what we can do with our existing courseware let’s think about building some new eLearning and what’s all the fuss about HTML5. Not surprisingly, there is a plethora of rapid authoring tools available today that do this. and later. Surprised? learning.

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The end of publishing as we know it

E-Learning Provocateur

have since published Ryan the Lion via Smashwords too for similar reasons, but principally because of their distribution deal with Apple. Tags: e-books self publishing storytelling ebooks informal learning In my previous article , I pondered how we are – finally! entering the age of the e-book. lost art. Storytelling is as old as language itself. Light at the end of the tunnel.

Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 2

E-Learning Provocateur

originally chose Smashwords because of their distribution deal with Apple, but I have since found them to be a pleasure to work with. In Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 1 I shared with you my insights into old school publishers and literary agents. Assuming you have received your rejections – or more likely, no replies at all – you will now be ready to stick it up their proverbials and self publish. So please find below Part 2 of my series which explains how to get started with an e-book… If you can use Microsoft Word, you can publish an e-book.

Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 2

E-Learning Provocateur

originally chose Smashwords because of their distribution deal with Apple, but I have since found them to be a pleasure to work with. In Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 1 I shared with you my insights into old school publishers and literary agents. Assuming you have received your rejections – or more likely, no replies at all – you will now be ready to stick it up their proverbials and self publish. So please find below Part 2 of my series which explains how to get started with an e-book… If you can use Microsoft Word, you can publish an e-book.

The equation for change

E-Learning Provocateur

Technological determinism is a philosophy that has implications for e-learning professionals as we grapple with technologies such as smartphones, tablets, ebooks, gamification, QR codes, augmented reality, the cloud, telepresence, ADDIE, SAM, and of course, MOOCs. It’s how a lot of people view Apple products for example, and it’s extremist. Guns don’t kill people.

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Upside Learning

guide to 10 great tools for digital storytelling with a class – create comics, animations and eBooks. 8. According to a May 2011 survey by the Nielson Company, about 37% of mobile consumers have a smartphone, with a majority of these individuals using either an Android or an Apple model. This time around we focus on the basics – learning and its right mix. Know about it here. 6.

The equation for change

E-Learning Provocateur

Technological determinism is a philosophy that has implications for e-learning professionals as we grapple with technologies such as smartphones, tablets, ebooks, gamification, QR codes, augmented reality, the cloud, telepresence, ADDIE, SAM, and of course, MOOCs. It’s how a lot of people view Apple products for example, and it’s extremist. Guns don’t kill people.

How to choose a #mobile device for #mLearning purposes

Ignatia Webs

Tablets The same is true for tablets (there is an increasing array of tablets out there, running on Apple (iPad) or Android (Samsung Galaxy tab) or. language learning or gather all the songs of birds in the wood and determine which bird it is.) or an eBook reader for those more interested in reading materials. Tablets have the advantage of having a bigger screen.

10 Things I Love about Screenr.com

mLearning Revolution

More on this in the eBook I’m writing on what I learned at Adobe. By now we all know that Apple will never embrace Flash and most everyone has moved on and began making the necessary transitions toward HTML5 so that iOS devices can display videos properly for their end-users. So much for that. Let me explain. Then you can Publish and Tweet a link to your recording.

Does the Big Apple Finally Get It? - NorthStarNerd.Org

eContent

NorthStarNerd.Org Dedicated to open access sharing of knowledge - Your host: Rich Hoeg Blog Engineering Learning Nerd TV Nerd Tweets Nordic Skiing Site Map Tutorials « Fall 2006 Webcasts - University of California Berkeley | Main | Optimizing Your Blog » August 30, 2006 Does the Big Apple Finally Get It? Does the Big Apple finally get it (i.e. College Search Ebooks Elearning Hodge Podge Legos Nokia Tablets Nordic Skiing Podcasts RSS Trends and Topics Run for China Software Tools Web / Corporate 2.0 Your comment has not yet been posted. Please try again.

Harry Potter and the Half-Baked iBook

Stoatly Different

That was of course until Apple decided to step up to the plate… But have they got it right?  Apple talks about revolutionising textbooks with a device that can search them.  The Monster Book of Monsters is a must-read for all aspiring witches and wizards.  You see, I’m increasingly of the opinion that JK Rowling aimed too low with her imagination on magical textbooks. 

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E-Learning in Education – Features on the Rise

eLearning 24-7

Publishing components – eTextbooks, eBooks (a couple of systems you can create eBooks),  built-in authoring tools but not what you would ideally want sans the asynch based courses, in which case the authoring tool is not great but will work. have a good friend who is pro-Apple across the board. As anyone who has ever gone to school knows (excluding higher ed) when the bell rings that means you are in your seats ready to start the day. RING RING RING RING. Hey Aaron get in your seat. You can stare at Ohio on the map another day. Features On The Rise. Features Unite!

10 Opportunities for Learning Leaders to Drive Change in the Industry

eLearningMind

We created an eBook that will help guide you in the right direction ). 5. We have a free eBook all about how to apply gamification to your learning strategy. ). 7. Say what you will about Google Glass or the Apple Watch, but wearable tech will generate $30 billion in revenue over the next five years. Say what you will about Google Glass or the Apple Watch, but wearable tech will generate $30 billion in revenue over the next five years. But in other ways, it’s not changing fast enough. Targeting The Most Reluctant Leaners with Soft Skills Training.

“Current Need-to-Know Tools and What’s Around the Corner” Nick Floro #olconf

Learning Visions

Ebooks. www.apple.com/designed-by-apple/ (Nick shared a really nice video done by apple about design and intention. These are my live blogged notes from a concurrent session at this year’s Online Learning Conference , hosted by Training Magazine and happening in Denver. Forgive any typos and incoherencies. Current Need-to-Know Tools and What’s Around the Corner” Nick Floro with Sealworks Trends eLearning community and what we’re doing is rapidly changing. There are almost as many cell phone subscriptions (6.8 billion) as people on the planet (7.2 Over 10 apps per human.

Moving to Mobile

eContent

free) eBook conversion / server software, Calibre. In fact it may be a misnomer to think of Calibre as eBook software. Apple Software Developer Kit. eBook Manager User Interface. With the increasing number of smart phones, and tablet computers, it's important to consider how your content is server up to your web visitor. My first find is open source (i.e. iPad Air.

Leadership for the Network Era

Learning and Working on the Web

As we enter the network era, we see companies like Apple dominating, often ignoring Wall Street pundits. — You can support my writing by purchasing my latest ebook: finding perpetual beta. Power and Leadership. The TIMN [Tribes + Institutions + Markets + Networks] model shows how society grew from a collection of tribes, added institutions, and later developed markets.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Kindle - Prepping the Ground for eBook advances

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Audiko - Create Free Ringtones - even for the iPhone | Main | Map of the Blogosphere » March 27, 2008 The Kindle - Prepping the Ground for eBook advances Love it or hate it - the Kindle is acting a bit like a bow wave on the e-book front. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!! This post from Crave lays out some of the specs of a new reader from Netronix. The iPhone changed the discussion and I think the Kindle is doing the same. del.icio.us books futures Web 2.0