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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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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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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. Use music.

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. Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1–

So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

A good starting point is our blog post – 5 Rapid Authoring Tools to Publish Courses For Your iPads – where we talk about some of the authoring tools that can be used to develop HTML5 courses for iPads. Naturally, Apple have their own – the iBook Author, an eBook authoring application. Apps for iPads – Native or Web-based? and later. Surprised?

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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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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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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.

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. MobileFirst. — RJ Jacquez (@rjacquez) June 11, 2012. What do you think? 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. So, for example, if you'd like to administer a test via iPad, you'll be able to ensure that your learners can't leave the app to search for an answer. (Of I thought the announcement was pretty exciting for the mLearning crowd as well, so I turned to Twitter to dig up some of my past tweets on iPads for education.  Math That Moves: Schools Embrace the iPad.

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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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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. 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. When I worked at Adobe, the question I most frequently heard from my customers was: how can we make our existing eLearning projects play on the iPad?

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. I 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. codenamed Honeycomb. Widgets.

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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?

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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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?

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. The iPad has an advantage here.

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

Xyleme

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.

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.

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?)

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.

iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning

Xyleme

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. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. Of course not! Learn more about Dawn here. and CSS

Very Impressed with the work TechSmith (i.e. Camtasia) is doing on iPad

mLearning Revolution

Something else I have been thinking and blogging about recently is that we are getting closer to a time when we will think ‘mobile-first ’ when developing content, but then I thought why not start thinking about developing right on Tablets, such as the iPad. FastTrack features a different view whether you turn the iPad horizontally or vertically. What do you think? Leave a comment.

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!

Articulate Storyline vs. Adobe Captivate 6 for iPad Publishing [FAQ]

mLearning Revolution

One of the questions I get asked frequently is whether I’d recommend Storyline or Captivate 6 to a company who needs to publish their desktop eLearning specifically for learners to consume it on the iPad. In other words, I don’t believe that you can call having an iPad-only solution a real mLearning strategy. This is an interesting question to answer for so many reasons.

The How & Why of iPads, HTML5 & Mobile Devices in eLearning, Training & Education

Adobe Captivate

I’ve been itching to write some about the proliferation of mobile devices in the wake of Tablet computers like the Apple iPad, the Samsung Galaxy, the Blackberry Playbook and a myriad of others for quite a while. Much of what I’ve read is very technical and always seems a little heavy on hype and light [.]. Conferences and events Content Migration eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I. Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" "Screen capture software" Adobe Captivate 5.5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 HTML5 HTML5 Converter Partridge publish to HTML

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¿Por qué el hecho de que el iPad y el iPhone no soportan Adobe Flash es un gran incentivo para el mLearning?

mLearning Revolution

No hubo otra industria en el mundo que resultara más afectada por la decisión de Apple de no adoptar Adobe Flash en sus dispositivos iOS como la industria del eLearning. Cuando trabajaba en Adobe, la pregunta de mis clientes que escuchaba con más frecuencia era: ¿cómo podemos hacer que nuestros proyectos de eLearning puedan reproducirse en el iPad? Permítanme explicarles. Por qué?

Xyleme Product Update: Pastiche 2.4 for the iPad – Content monetization and more

Xyleme

for the iPad opens a new revenue stream for your content by allowing you to reach and sell to your customers directly. Pastiche has been integrated with Apple’s in-App Purchase payment gateway to give your users the ability to purchase your content through your Custom Branded App. Announcing Pastiche 2.4! Pastiche 2.4 Pastiche 2.4 Web Content Integration. Other improvements.

How Mobile Devices are Influencing User Interface Design

Absorb LMS

One side is silver and emblazoned with the image of an apple. In the example below, interface elements are resized and rearranged to best display on an Apple iPhone and iPad. This site looks really nice on my iPad. “Dear Doctor, I’m concerned about Stanley. He has developed an unusual growth between his left thumb and index finger. Sincerely, —Concerned” .

Design Tutorial, Part 1: How to Make Your Own iPad-Inspired Icons (and a Free Template!)

Mindflash

Following Apple’s unveiling of the iPad 2 , I found myself inundated with tons of great articles and thought-provoking blog posts about the impact of the iPad on the tablet market , the growing appetite for mobile learning , and how the iPad is being used by companies to increase productivity. Free hi-res iPad images for download. 5 iPad Presentation Tips.