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Is the iPad Driving eLearning Towards HTML5?

Upside Learning

The battle between web technologies (read ‘ Apple and Adobe ‘) started a couple of years back when Apple decided to not support Flash on its newly launched iPad terming it buggy. Apple backed HTML5 to be the next big thing and single handedly forced the developer community to take sides. Also HTML5 was not ready for eLearning development then.

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iPad for eLearning

eFront

I have read several articles about iPad for eLearning and I believe that we are missing the point. Why iPad was created? iPad was not created for supporting eLearning and (or) mLearning instead it was created as a media device that supports books, magazines, newspapers, games, music, video and web access. The answer is simple. Come on guys. But guess. Yes we can!

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13 Tips for Recording Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

Visual Lounge

To change your wallpaper back to an Apple default: tap Settings > Wallpaper > Choose a New Wallpaper and you’ll see options for Dynamic or Stills. To prevent iTunes from launching all the time: Open iTunes and click iTunes > Preferences… > Devices tab > Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from syncing automatically. Prepare your iOS device. 1. Use music.

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This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad

Upside Learning

About a month back I blogged about Smokescreen which allows advertisers to run simple Flash movies on iPad/iPhone using HTML5/JavaScript.  Today while checking my twitter feed I discovered Frash which runs Flash content on iPad/iPhone in a Safari browser. It’s an effort to take the Android implementation of Flash Player to run on iPad/iPhone.

Seven Ways to Use the iPad for Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

The iPad is here. Here at Upside our camp is divided, there are iPad lovers and there are iPad baiters. 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. On the other hand, Apple’s business practices aren’t the ones I find inspiring. So given that I’m not a lover or baiter of Apple, I’m trying to take an objective view of what the iPad might be able to do for workplace learning.

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Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

Since its launch, back in April 2010, Apple has sold more than 100 million iPads – a mind boggling quantity unmatched and way ahead of any other device manufacturer. Unsurprisingly, global enterprise’s interest in the iPad is growing and it is reported that a staggering 94 percent of the Fortune 500 companies are either testing or deploying the iPad.

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iOS 7 Prepares The Ground For Apple’s Hybrid Tablets

Upside Learning

With the launch of iOS 7 it is now apparent that Apple will soon be coming out with hybrid laptop/desktop and tablet devices. Patently Apple reports that Apple has already filed a patent for hybrid notebook/tablet whose display can be removed from the base containing the keyboard. Related Posts: Some Thoughts On Tablet Learning (aka Elearning On iPads) Microsoft Surface: Will It Help mLearning? How To mEnable Your eLearning Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads? Mobile Learning Apple''s Hybrid Tablets iOS 7 How soon before the launch?

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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. The iPad was supposed to be better and bigger than the iPhone, closer to a computer and much more than just a phone. What would I carry an iPad for? Whoops!). Some reasons: 1.

Using Snagit with Apple’s Messages

Visual Lounge

By utilizing Apple’s Messages , Mac users have a better way to send their snags. Messages is the Apple version of SMS texting. Whenever an iPhone texts another iPhone (or an iPad or a Mac) it’s using Apple’s proprietary Messages service. ” The post Using Snagit with Apple’s Messages appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Step 1. Step 2.

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Adobe Captivate 5.5: At Long Last. Publish Support for Apple Mobile Devices

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel Anyone who created eLearning lessons using any version of Adobe Captivate older than version 5 is painfully aware that Captivate does not offer publishing options for any of the Apple mobile devices (iPhone, iPad or iPod). MP4 is the video format used for publishing to Apple devices and YouTube. The new Adobe Captivate 5.5 eliminates the issue.

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Competition: Love elearning & writing about it? You can win an iPad!

eFront

eLearning Guest post Learning News apple competition elearning ipadWe would like to invite you to participate in our eLearning competition for best blog post! The competition will take place from November 26th to Dec 17th and during that period we will accept blog entries on the following topics: Informal learning in the workplace. Social learning in the workplace. Tablet learning.

The iPad for Learning & Teaching Workshop at IMU!

ZaidLearn

First, I would like to declare that I am NOT working for Apple , and I was certainly not paid for preparing a workshop (and slides) on using iPad for learning and teaching. The ' iPad for Learning and Teaching ' workshop was facilitated at IMU on the 9th January, 2013 (for IMU faculty staff only). Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (Tom Daccord) Roadmap for Success?

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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.

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Even Apple Worries about Employee Retention

Learning on the Leading Edge

I have an iPhone, an iPad, AppleTV, and recently (because intuitively I knew integration was key) bought a MacBook. 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. This is a positive, smart move by Cook, but if done wrong, Apple can experience hazardous pitfalls completely detrimental to employee motivation.

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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. Having experienced many eMagazines on the iPad, which have many of these interactive features, I along with many people knew that eventually Textbooks would be next. 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. It really is something. Send to Kindle.

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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.   Maybe these new technological tweaks have got you reconsidering the iPad for your organization?   103+ Interesting Ways to Use iPads in the Classroom. Apple's iPad Officially Passes the Higher Education Test. Math That Moves: Schools Embrace the iPad. Schools Across the Country Adopt the iPad   Why iPads Aren't Ready For Classrooms.

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The Apple Store Experience

eContent

I don't love Apple Computers. Thus, I now have a HTC droid phone, and an Apple iPad 1. With two business trips in May which involve significant presentations, I decided I needed to get my iPad working with projectors ( learn more. While the mall itself was deserted, the Apple store was packed. Within seconds a fourth Apple employee approached and explained.

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iPads in schools

Learning with e's

This one, written by Sabrina Huber, focuses on iPads in Schools is available as a free download and is in English. Numerous schools all over the world have already focused on the value added to lessons by tablet computers, such as Apple’s iPad. iPads in schools by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

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Why the iPad and iPhone not supporting Adobe Flash is a Great thing for mLearning

mLearning Revolution

There’s no other Industry in the world that was more affected by Apple refusing to embrace Adobe Flash in their iOS devices like the eLearning Industry. I don’t have the exact numbers but I would venture to say that more than 98% of all eLearning was/is based on Adobe Flash (i.e. the learner needs to have the Flash Player installed) and thus making it an interesting challenge for our Industry to make the transition to mobile learning (mLearning), especially because of the market share that Apple commands with the iPad and the iPhone. Let me explain.

10 Things the Motorola Xoom does Better than the iPad

mLearning Revolution

One question that I get often is How does the Motorola Xoom compare to the iPad? So without further ado, here are 10 things I really like about the Xoom as compared to the iPad, which I bought and have used since the first day it went on sale: 1. didn’t really realized this until later but I was able to activate my Xoom, setup my Gmail account, as well as my Exchange e-mail and.Mac account without ever needing to connect my Tablet to a computer as I had to do when I first bought the iPad. The iPad has nothing comparable to this. 3. codenamed Honeycomb. Widgets.

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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?

Why I disagree with Mark Zuckerberg who claims the iPad isn’t mobile [Poll]

mLearning Revolution

I came across this interesting article on Forbes.com, which also includes a short video (below) of Mark Zuckerberg answering a question from the audience and basically saying that the iPad is not mobile. The question was about whether Facebook would build an iPad app, which at the time of the question (November 2010) it didn’t exist. This is where I disagree. Send to Kindle.

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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.

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Even Apple Worries about Employee Retention

Learning on the Leading Edge

I have an iPhone, an iPad, AppleTV, and recently (because intuitively I knew integration was key) bought a MacBook. 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. This is a positive, smart move by Cook, but if done wrong, Apple can experience hazardous pitfalls completely detrimental to employee motivation.

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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. Most prototypes I have seen thus far are cumbersome and require you to compile an App on your desktop, add it to iTunes and then sync up your iPad in order to see your work. Too much work. Right there in real-time?

Northstar Nerd's iPad for Business Manual

eContent

This post announces and includes my new (and free) Northstar Nerd iPad for Business Manual. My overall goal in choosing Apps was to enable my iPad to be used for practical business tasks. Please realize I do NOT use my iPad as a desktop computer replacement. iPad Administration / User Interface: No particular App! Good for Enterprise iPad Manual.

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All hail the electronic calf

E-Learning Provocateur

Insofar as these themes relate to e-learning, the obvious parallel for me is the undue influence of Apple. The iPad in particular is heralded by some as the panacea of education. The iPad can do anything and everyone owns one, so you would be a luddite not to use it, either as a teacher or as a student. This film really resonated with me. Rejoice! The shining light of mobile.

New kit: Chromecast

Dont Waste Your Time

A few months ago I was trying to decide on whether to spend £100 on an Apple TV or £30 on a Google Chromecast. Follow the short, simple instructions to set Chromecast up on your wifi, either through your laptop or iPad browser, and that’s it. Laptop / iPad] Show educational videos, from your desktop , from YouTube or BBC iPlayer apps. It is easy to set up and easy to use.

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.

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Will the iPad continue its tablet domination? A look at the market landscape

Dawn of Learning

Today, the iPad is the undisputed leader both for massive corporate deployments and usage in schools. Since Apple launched the iPad in April 2010, the first in the new generation of media tablets to hit the market, it has sold more than 30 million units. These stats are shocking if we realize that before the iPad this market did not exist. iPad vs Android.

20th Century flops?

Learning with e's

The interview was requested because there has been public outcry about one school in Cornwall called Mounts Bay Academy (very close to where I live here in Devon) that has recently purchased an iPad for each of its 900 students. The moaning is from the Tax Payers Alliance, who consider the iPad a 'gimmick' and a waste of taxpayers money. Here is the story as reported by BBC News.

Make eLearning for the iPad for FREE

eLearning Weekly

I feel some guilty pleasure when other trainers and elearning developers become jealous of my elearning app for the iPad. Because the Mac iOS doesn’t support Flash, many of my colleagues haven’t been able to take advantage of the best elearning tool ever: the iPad. So, I will share my first efforts making elearning for the iPad. Put the epub file in iTunes and sync your iPad(s). Learners can view the elearning module in iBooks, the free app from Apple. On a Mac, just drag the epub file you just saved onto iTunes and then sync your iPad.

Honeywell Minus iPad = Nexus 10! (Review)

eContent

  Now, why the "Honeywell Minus iPad = Nexus 10" The answer is simple. One practical side effect of this decision is I will need to return my Honeywell owned iPad. Flexibility: Two basic tasks on the iPad required expensive custom Apple hardware add-ins  (importing photos and displaying my screen to a projection system).

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Upcoming: 1 to 1 iPad Use With TechSmith and EdReach

Visual Lounge

To help you prepare for that new 1 to 1 iPad program (or continue your 1 to 1 program) TechSmith Education will be co-hosting a Google+ Hangout On Air with EdReach on using Ask3 in your 1 to 1 iPad classroom. From the event website: Hosted by Rebecca Wildman, participants will see a wide variety of uses for the Ask3 app in a 1 to 1 iPad classroom. We hope to see you in August!

iPad Ready for College!

Kapp Notes

In an interesting article at Fast Company titled Apple’s iPad Officially Passes the Higher Education Test it was declared that the iPad has the features college students are looking for in an electronic, portable device. Here are some highlights from the article: The most impressive iPad feature was also the simplest: a smooth scrolling touchscreen. Ultimately, Reed’s stamp of approval simply demonstrates that tablets do not leave students worse off. Content Guide

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All hail the electronic calf

E-Learning Provocateur

Insofar as these themes relate to e-learning, the obvious parallel for me is the undue influence of Apple. The iPad in particular is heralded by some as the panacea of education. The iPad can do anything and everyone owns one, so you would be a luddite not to use it, either as a teacher or as a student. This film really resonated with me. Rejoice! With horns. BlackBerry?)

Even Apple Worries about Employee Retention

Learning on the Leading Edge

I have an iPhone, an iPad, AppleTV, and recently (because intuitively I knew integration was key) bought a MacBook. 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. This is a positive, smart move by Cook, but if done wrong, Apple can experience hazardous pitfalls completely detrimental to employee motivation.

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