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Bad Apple

E-Learning Provocateur

It seems like ancient history now, but last Christmas I received a $20 iTunes card from a work friend. I was very pleased to receive it, as I usually buy songs from iTunes with my credit card – and that can tick over in the blink of an eye. Obviously I hadn’t handled an iTunes card in a while. This isn’t the hip and cool Apple I’ve become accustomed to.

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?

Bad Apple

E-Learning Provocateur

It seems like ancient history now, but last Christmas I received a $20 iTunes card from a work friend. I was very pleased to receive it, as I usually buy songs from iTunes with my credit card – and that can tick over in the blink of an eye. Obviously I hadn’t handled an iTunes card in a while. Naturally I tried to redeem the value in the iTunes Store with a few guesses, but to no avail. So I bit the bullet and clicked the iTunes link to “get help” I filled out the form, including the card’s serial number, then clicked OK.

What Great Bosses Know - 10 Training Tips - iTunes U Revolution?

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Ever since the Apple education announcement I've been blown away by what this means for our industry. Now that Apple has introduced the hardware, delivery system, AND authoring tool for designing, delivering, and consuming instructional content, it's only a matter of time before the market is flooded and ONLY the BEST instructional designs will float to the top. Here are her tips.

Elements of a Digital Classroom #edtech

Dont Waste Your Time

” I don’t think anything Apple related will even be open source? eLearning Blackboard eBook eBooks Infographic iTunes iTunesU MoodleThanks for Sue Beckingham for sharing this infographic on Pinterest over the weekend: “Elements of a Digital Classroom” Click to view full ‘Elements of a Digital Classroom’ infographic. eBook and eReaders (Infographic).

15 Great App Preview Videos and a Free Tool for Making Your Own

Visual Lounge

Back in June, Apple announced that developers would be able to create and upload a 30-second demo to their App Store listing. Pro tip: Apple is currently featuring a few apps with previews on the front of the App Store. If you’re working on an app preview, you’ll want to check out Apple’s official guidelines and our handy infographic with tips. With 1.2 Clear.

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.

The Unsung Tech Hero: iPod Classic

Dont Waste Your Time

My music iTunes library is over 64gb, and the Classic (I have a capacity of an advertised 120gb – realistically only about 113gb) was the only decently priced option to store it all. And Apple have killed it off. So, is music & MP3 storage no longer important to Apple? iTunes collections? Oh, one other thing - I stopped buying music from iTunes years ago.

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Infographic: How to Arrive at a Great App Preview Video

Visual Lounge

Constraints also play a huge role in App Preview videos (brief demos that will be included next to the screenshots in iTunes App Store listings this fall). Apple introduced a set of guidelines during their hour-long session at WWDC that define a limited set of production elements. These are drawn from Apple’s WWDC presentation. ” Constraints. Find your story.

iTunes U Services For ALL! Join the #itunesuwish.

ZaidLearn

iTunes U is a free service available to qualifying two- and four-year accredited, degree-granting, public or private colleges and universities in the United States, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and United Kingdom. WHAT? ".

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Seeking Apples and Amazons in the Learning Content Market

Learning on the Leading Edge

In today's hypercompetitive business world, nearly every company is studying the secrets of success behind Apple and Amazon. In the case of Apple, of course, there are a number of areas to point to, including success as an online aggregator (iTunes) and top-quality, innovative products (iPod, iPhone, iPad). In a new report , our CEO Josh Bersin compare lynda.com, an online training library with more than than 1,350 courses, to the "Apple of video content," given its high-fidelity, studio-quality presentations.

Poll – How much would you (realistically) pay for an eTextbook?

Dont Waste Your Time

There is a rumour that an imminent Apple event is going to concentrate on two large educational projects, a subject area that was close to the heart for Apple’s co-founder, Steve Jobs. Expect a handsome percentage from any book sale to go to Apple before you, the author, gets a look in though. Poll Apple eBook eLearning eTextbook iPad iPhone iPod

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iTunes U Services For ALL! Join the #itunesuwish.

ZaidLearn

iTunes U is a free service available to qualifying two- and four-year accredited, degree-granting, public or private colleges and universities in the United States, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and United Kingdom. WHAT? ".

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Apple’s Taking Over Textbooks — Are Training Manuals Next?

Mindflash

With its unveiling last week of the second iteration of its iBookstore and new e-book-creation “Author” application, Apple appears to have set its sights on reshaping the world of educational publishing. Of course, Apple’s products also have their drawbacks, mostly related to the company’s products’ proprietary nature.

The writings of Lee Kraus: Jon Udells Agenda: The iTunes U Export Feature

Learning and Technology

Home My Story Portfolio iPad Bookshelf Social Media February 23, 2006 Jon Udells Agenda: The iTunes U Export Feature tags: podcasting Jon Udell posted his concerns about iTunes U and pointed out that content wasnt as accessible as it should be and that a university professor had got first hand information that "iTunes U is seen specifically as a driver to iTunes adoption. Thats their bottom line on the issue -- iTunes U is designed explicitly as a vehicle for promoting the iTunes app. iTunes as an LMS? Im not clear what this means?

Mobile Learning On The Rise [INFOGRAPHIC]

LearnDash

More people are likely familiar with Apple’s app store, the most popular store of its kind in the world.  I would be interested to see a similar infographic that evaluates the available edu tech mlearning apps and their popularity from itunes. Unless you have been living under a rock lately, you know that mobile learning (or mlearning) is on the rise. ed tech mlearning

The writings of Lee Kraus: Apple Sales Music. A Lot of Music

Learning and Technology

Home My Story Portfolio iPad Bookshelf Social Media February 18, 2006 Apple Sales Music. A Lot of Music tags: podcasting Apple iTunes sells 3m songs per day Macworld UK - Apple iTunes sells 3m songs per day - Flock A pretty amazing number. The writings of Lee Kraus Welcome! I try to focus on creativity, innovation, collaboration, technology, and elearning. When this hits mainstream even more, there will be no turning back. Why would you ever buy a CD from a store? Lee Kraus, 2010. Template by Tina Chen. Powered by Blogger

Upgrading my iPhone to iOS5

Dont Waste Your Time

So, first big hurdle is having to update iTunes (again) to the recent version (10.5), which required a PC re-start – the first of how many tonight I wonder … ? 62 minutes after starting I’ve at least finished downloading the 774mb upgrade file(s) from Apple, now the long wait while the phone is backed up and new software installed. 15 minutes so far! sadlife.

7 Ed-Tech Tools You Can Use Today

LearnDash

iTunes U - This resource features a library of courses that can be accessed and managed through the very popular Apple ecosystem. There are an abundance of education technology tools available today, it may be unclear as to which is best. While While I cannot answer this question, I can share some of the more popular tools that are available (most of which are free).

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This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft Acquires Yammer, Jane McGonigal’s SuperBetter #g4c and Apple’s New Podcast App

Bottom-Line Performance

Brandon’s App of the Week: Apple Releases New Podcast App. This week Apple threw it’s hand into the Podcast arena with it’s own “Podcasts” app. The decision to break podcasts out of iTunes is further recognition of the growing attention that internet broadcasting is getting. Wired: Apple Releases Standalone Podcasts App. . Billion.  2.

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft Acquires Yammer, Jane McGonigal’s SuperBetter #g4c and Apple’s New Podcast App

Bottom-Line Performance

Brandon’s App of the Week: Apple Releases New Podcast App. This week Apple threw it’s hand into the Podcast arena with it’s own “Podcasts” app. The decision to break podcasts out of iTunes is further recognition of the growing attention that internet broadcasting is getting. Wired: Apple Releases Standalone Podcasts App. . Billion.  2.

The Unstoppable Force of M-Learning

LearnDash

find it quite fascinating that in 2012 (roughly two years after Apple introduced the iPad), one in five U.S. In reality, more than 80% of the best-selling paid apps in the iTunes Store’s education category are targeted towards children. Mobile learning (also referred to as  mlearning ) is a relatively new “sub-niche” to elearning. Popular and Growing.

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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This Week in mLearning Podcast – Native Apps vs. Mobile Web [Episode 2]

mLearning Revolution

For those asking about when this podcast will be available through iTunes, I have already submitted the show and I’m now awaiting approval from Apple. Welcome to our second episode of our new podcast entitled “This Week in Mobile Learning.” ” Below is a summary of topics we discussed this week. Please let us know what you think of our format and your comments are always appreciated.  . This week´s stories: Google’s Project Glasses, Instragram bought by Facebook for a cool Billion, Adobe Shadow 2, etc. Tablets as content creation devices. Hybrid Apps.

Chomp, chomp chomp! Welcome ScreenChomp and TechSmith Labs!

Visual Lounge

The videos produced in ScreenChomp can be downloaded as MP4 files, making them easy to share on ScreenChomp.com, Facebook, YouTube, iTunes, Blackboard and other video hosting platforms. Download ScreenChomp from the Apple App Store here ! Being an evangelist, by definition, means that I get to be the bearer of good tidings. Today I get to do that! Meet ScreenChomp! Twelve pen colors.

platform capitalism and the post-job economy

Learning and Working on the Web

platform: a mobile application delivered through an oligopoly like iTunes or Google Play. The emerging economy of platform capitalism includes companies like Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Apple. This week I am reviewing my posts from 2015 and putting some of the core ideas together. Here are some thoughts on the changing nature of work and shifting wealth creation. play the long game.

Learning Mobile App Review: NearPod [Podcast Interview]

mLearning Revolution

There are two free NearPod apps that you can download today from the Apple App store, one called NearPod Teacher for Educators and one for students, called NearPod Student. You can subscribe to this Podcast on iTunes here and if you are a company that has an amazing Learning App I invite you to be part of this initiative by contacting me. Send to Kindle.

How to Convert Video to MP3 Using Camtasia

Visual Lounge

Apple’s Podcasts app and other apps such as Stitcher have made it easier than ever for users to download or stream their favorite podcasts to their smartphones and car stereos. How to Upload to iTunes and Stitcher. Now that you have your MP3 file ready to go, you’re probably dying to know how to put it on iTunes and Stitcher to have it available to millions of users.

Web vs Apps: The Battle Rages On

eFront

But a year later Apple came out with the iOS SDK and store, and the first Android phone was released, along with its own SDK. The iTunes store proved to be a multi-billion market, and the Android store, albeit with a slow start, followed on. In 2005 things seemed clear. Then, of course, the iPhone happened. In the beginning it wasn’t much of a threat to the web. Opinion

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eLearning Podcasts (and a few others)

The eLearning Coach

If you don’t use iTunes, you can listen at their website. You can’t find this podcast in iTunes, so you’ll need to download or listen at the website. If you don’t do iTunes, then listen online. And I use the Dynex charger , which works with Apple products only. Some people dance with their iPods. If you have some favorites, please add them below.

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. LEARNING *$: Means ‘NO FREE VERSION’ iTunes U TED Keeping Yourself Updated? The ' iPad for Learning and Teaching ' workshop was facilitated at IMU on the 9th January, 2013 (for IMU faculty staff only). APPS FOR.

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Fact or not, I don’t care … I want one (iPod Tablet)

Dont Waste Your Time

No one at Apple will comment on this, or is willingto say whether the rumour is just that, a rumour, but the fact is Apple should seriously consider making the rumoured iPod Tablet if they’re not already! Tags: Technology Blogging eLearning iPod iTunes mLearning Mobile Learning mean, look at it! It’s lovely! This image is showing on the TechCrunch website, along with the report that, [.].

Vale Jobs

Clark Quinn

My first job out of college was designing and programming educational computer games. I had to do the TRS-80 Model I before I got to work on an Apple ][, but I finally bought a ][e, and sold it to my company shortly thereafter as I headed off to graduate school.  I was a grad student in an HCI lab (with Donald Norman, who went on to become an Apple Fellow), and so I was very aware of the Macintosh (I'd coveted a Lisa before that), and bought a Mac II to write my PhD thesis on. How many of you would have liked to work  for Apple? And let's not dismiss the software.

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Rebels on the edges

Learning and Working on the Web

In comparison, computer hardware maker, and iTunes master, Apple has about 80,000 employees, while the search/advertising giant Google has 46,000. At the end of the nineteenth century, mechanization changed the economy, the workforce, and society. Many countries, especially the United States and Great Britain, shifted from an agricultural to an industrial economy. Technology Work

Make eLearning for the iPad for FREE

eLearning Weekly

Put the epub file in iTunes and sync your iPad(s). Learners can view the elearning module in iBooks, the free app from Apple. Step 3 — iTunes. On a Mac, just drag the epub file you just saved onto iTunes and then sync your iPad. 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. Export as an epub file. The reader app is the key, really.

Comes with Training Included

JPL Learning

It turns out Apple does not offer an app for learning more about using the iPhone or iPad. They have “video tutorials” for iTunes on their website, but they are not of the quality you’d expect from Apple.  When I buy a new product, I’m often surprised how primitive the approaches are to educating me about my purchase. When I got my Chevy Traverse, it included a DVD player, but no instructional video to play on it. It would have been great to have a video overview of my new vehicle and how to locate and use some of the features.

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Best of the Best – Extended Enterprise or multi-tenant LMSs

eLearning 24-7

Native app available in iTunes/Apple and Google (Android) – very few vendors have native apps. You may heard the term, “extended enterprise” and immediately thought to yourself that it does not apply to you.  You may have thought it only applies to large size companies with lots of employees. Actually it means many things which is why the term itself should be kicked to the curb with serious force. That is the problem with the term and as such it creates quite a confusion in the marketplace. It goes to Number 11 (Spinal Tap reference). who are children. Docebo $.