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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.

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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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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. The whole process feels a lot like developing eLearning courses, but with a mobile learning twist to it. Mobile Learning , mLearning , Apple , iBooks. eLearning Mobile Learning It really is something. It’s fascinating for sure. Send to Kindle.

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Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

Global mobile data traffic grew 69 percent in 2014 and was nearly 30 times the size of the entire global Internet in 2000. Mobile video traffic exceeded 50 percent of total mobile data traffic for the first time in 2012. Mobile network (cellular) connection speeds grew 20 percent in 2014. 4G traffic will be more than half of the total mobile traffic by 2017.

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Designing Mobile Learning Solutions

CourseArc

With so much of our lives lived “on the go”, mobile learning has acquired a new paradigm. However, to be successful, mobile learning solutions should not simply aspire to become classroom lectures on a tablet or smartphone. Question Mobility: Before plowing all your resources into developing a mobile learning experience, ask whether the subject lends itself well to mobile delivery.

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

Mobile learning is a relatively new domain and is rapidly evolving as well, which makes its implementation a not so easy task. When implementing mobile learning in workplace, following 6 steps will help create an effective mlearning strategy. 1. In fact, some early mobile learning initiatives have been taken up more for novelty value than for identified real needs.

Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

Upside Learning

I’ve spent an inordinately long time writing a whitepaper on mobile learning trying to expound our thoughts about it and how it might be used in the workplace. I’ve been doing some research around it and I’ve documented some of the better links I’ve come across. If you’re considering mobile learning in any shape or form, I’d suggest you give these a browse. Apple Education. Mobile Learning Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training. Mobile Learning thinking: Get on your skateboard to keep up! The Mobile Learning Engine (MLE) for Moodle.

20 Wonderful Resources for Using BLE Beacons in Mobile Learning

Learnnovators

This may feel futuristic, but the cool thing is that the technologies are all already there (and cheap!) ” – Geoff Stead (Head of Mobile Learning, Qualcomm). They help us precisely pinpoint the location of mobile phones indoors, and enable us to communicate with the users (of the phones) through specific apps installed in their mobile devices. What are the advantages?

Mobile Mania – The Latest on M-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Mobile the final frontier.  These are the voyages of mobile learning.  To seek out new devices. To, ah forget it you now the rest, but what you may not know is the latest on the mobile learning front. already saw that mobile planet. Responsive – Talk to any LMS vendor (okay, a large swath of them) and they will tell you they have responsive for mobile. .

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3 Ways Mobility Elevates Your Training Programs: Connectivity

mLevel

With trends like IoT, mobile apps, and comfortable computing on the rise, business professionals are connected around the clock. Mobility presents itself as a great opportunity for us in L&D to meet learners where they are. Providing high class quality for your games, videos, and learning activities whether you’re team Apple, team Android, or using your desktop.

6 myths about mobile learning

TalentLMS

This week we’ll examine 6 common myths about mobile learning, beginning with…. 1. Mobile Learning is all about being mobile. While “mobile learning” seems to be about doing eLearning while being mobile (e.g. People can (and do) engage in mobile learning from their sofa at home, from the beach, at a cafe and generally everywhere. Not really.

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. eLearning Mobile Learning featured

Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?

Upside Learning

think mobile applications are the game changer for training. Why Mobile? With the availability of just-in-time access to information through mobile computing devices (including tablets ) the notion of knowledge (sometimes a.k.a. This is where a strategy that includes mobile fits in very well. Mobile apps are big business. Let me explain why I think that way.

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Providing Contextual Learning Through Apple’s iBeacon Technology

Origin Learning

iBeacon is an indoor proximity system designed by Apple Inc. True, you do need a comprehensive learning strategy that has instructor-led courses as well as online training modules and even some form of mobile learning.But the fact is, more often than not, people tend to forget whatever they have learnt, unless that learning is supported and reinforced through other media. From 17.5

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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.

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6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012

Bottom-Line Performance

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you might have heard by now that mobile learning is no longer the next big thing – it IS the big thing. Here is a quick breakdown of the mobile learning trends you need to be watching. With such fantastic results in the K – 12 sphere, it’s no wonder mobile learning is seeing such rapid uptake in the workplace, too. 2. Bring

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Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

Last week Cisco published a research paper entitled “ Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2012–2017 ,” which included some staggering figures, as to the speed with which we are adopting internet-connected mobile devices around the world. mobile devices per capita. Mobilize Learning by Optimizing it for Touch. Conclusion.

How to choose between web and native apps for mobile learning?

Origin Learning

Since every mobile device comes with a pre-installed browser, web apps are easy to create and deliver for a large audience. Eventually, updating is also faster and easier because these apps can cater to a whole lot of devices, which include not just mobile phones but desktops as well. common example of a web app is mobile websites of newspapers. Web apps. Native apps.

Native Apps vs. Mobile Web: Pros and Cons [infographic]

mLearning Revolution

One of the questions I hear often with regards to mobile learning (mLearning) is whether companies should consider building mobile apps or developing mLearning that can be consumed by learners via browsers on mobile devices. Having said that, I personally think that going the mobile web route is a better way to go for mLearning. eLearning Mobile Learning featured

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The 4 S’s of mobile design

E-Learning Provocateur

Given that smartphone sales are estimated to exceed PC sales by the end of this year, and mobile Internet users are expected to exceed desktop Internet users soon after, I have finally concluded that the time is ripe for mobile learning. call them the 4 S’s of mobile design. 1. believe the primary benefit of m-learning is the very fact that it is mobile. Simple.

Influence of Mobile Learning is Growing

LearnDash

True mobile learning has been around for close to a decade, right around the time when the first smartphone and tablet (Apple) wereintroduced and opened up a new world of possibilities for training and education. Thailand’s government is planning to supply 13 million mobile devices to students within the same time-frame. ed tech mlearning mobile learning

These Stats Bode well for Mobile Learning

mLearning Revolution

 . All signs continue to point to a near future where mobile devices will surpass desktop PCs for how we connect to the Internet, shop, and most other things, including learning. believe we are getting very close to a ‘mobile-first’ approach to developing content and I can’t wait to see we can come up as a community when it comes to mobile learning design.

Want to go mobile for learning and support?

Allison Rossett

invited him to write this when I recognized my lack of clarity about the options for mobile development and delivery. We want to use mobile devices, but which mobile? There is great excitement about the potential of mobile devices for learning and support. What decisions must be made to establish an appropriate mobile strategy? Mobile Website. Want to go?

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.

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.

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The Apple Store Experience

eContent

I don't love Apple Computers. Late last year, it became obvious that I needed to understand the mobile experience. 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. prior post ). expecting a deserted mall. Wrong!

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Mobile Learning On The Rise [INFOGRAPHIC]

LearnDash

Unless you have been living under a rock lately, you know that mobile learning (or mlearning) is on the rise. New technology is making mobile learning a realty, and the decrease in mlearning device prices is helping with overall adoption. The infographic below, provided by the Social Learning Project, provides some interesting facts about these mobile ed tech apps.

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

It is an evolving programming language that could lead the future of mobile web. Wearable digital devices with an electronic performance support system can provide continuous learning and support for mobile workers. MOBILE LEARNING. Mobile Learning offers the flexibility to learn across contexts using a wide range of digital devices. ” ~ Forbes Magazine. BIG DATA.

How to choose a #mobile device for #mLearning purposes

Ignatia Webs

Choosing the best (smart)phone or tablet for mobile learning can be quite a challenge. The amount of features you want to use will also allow you to purchase a low or high cost smartphone or mobile device. Let's say you want to explore mobile learning, these are some of your options. What can you opt for in a high-end phone, tablet or mobile device?

Learning Mobile App Review: NearPod [Podcast Interview]

mLearning Revolution

There’s no denying there’s a revolution happening today in Education driven by important trends such as the Flipped Classroom, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and of course schools embracing mobile technologies creatively for learning. Interviews Mobile Learning Podcast featured Send to Kindle.

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

Less Desktop; More Mobile… but Not That Fast

Bottom-Line Performance

Mobile learning has supposedly been the next hot trend since about 2009…and we’re still just getting started. We see mobile in the news daily, and a search under the Twitter hashtag #mLearning gets you a plethora of commentary, stories, and ideas for using mobile for learning. billion mobile devices in the market; as of today, the world’s population stands at 7 billion.

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. Whoops!). Some reasons: 1. The missing camera.

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Learning and Working on the Web

It’s something that could easily work with mobile device support and help in implementing an effective BYOD (bring your own device) program. But I can’t imagine a better way to get a grip on what is happening on the mobile user front of an enterprise than by opening up a genius-bar like outlet. Paul Kapustka, Mobile Enterprise 360. It also has to be personalized.