Apple’s New Device…Let’s Be Careful with wLearning
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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.
Adobe Captivate 5.5: At Long Last. Publish Support for Apple Mobile Devices
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JUNE 14, 2011
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.
Apple iBooks Author for Interactive Textbooks and Mobile Learning [VIDEO]
JANUARY 19, 2012
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.
Apple Proves Mobile makes the Desktop better: A lesson for us in mLearning and eLearning
JUNE 13, 2012
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. eLearning Mobile Learning featured What do you think? Send to Kindle.
Designing Mobile Learning Solutions
JULY 14, 2016
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.
Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources
NOVEMBER 2, 2009
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.
6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy
AUGUST 16, 2012
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.
Mobile Mania – The Latest on M-Learning
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
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. .
20 Wonderful Resources for Using BLE Beacons in Mobile Learning
MAY 3, 2014
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?
3 Ways Mobility Elevates Your Training Programs: Connectivity
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
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.
The Real Killer Feature in Apple iBooks Author is Preview
JANUARY 20, 2012
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
6 myths about mobile learning
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
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.
Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?
SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
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.
Providing Contextual Learning Through Apple’s iBeacon Technology
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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
6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
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
Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]
FEBRUARY 18, 2013
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?
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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]
JUNE 8, 2012
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
The 4 S’s of mobile design
APRIL 12, 2011
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
AUGUST 12, 2014
True mobile learning has been around for close to a decade, right around the time when the first smartphone and tablet (Apple) wereintroduced 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
JANUARY 31, 2012
. 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?
OCTOBER 19, 2012
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)
JULY 13, 2015
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.
Mobile Learning On The Rise [INFOGRAPHIC]
JUNE 19, 2013
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
AUGUST 14, 2013
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.
Learning Mobile App Review: NearPod [Podcast Interview]
MAY 30, 2012
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
SEPTEMBER 19, 2011
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
FEBRUARY 2, 2013
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
JANUARY 29, 2010
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.
The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support
OCTOBER 5, 2014
LearnQ : a mobile-based performance support app for our Quality Management System (QMS) that provides an ubiquitous way to access information while on the go. Today, while working on the design of a proximity-based embedded performance support mobile app using Qualcomm’s Gimbal Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons, we set out on a quick journey to explore and learn more about this concept.
What the Release for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Means for Mobile Learning
SEPTEMBER 9, 2016
As Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, unveiled the mobile devices which come with a host of new features, the Internet was inundated with reviews of the new devices. As a technology-enabled learning professional, I believe Apple’s new Smartphones can help deliver better experiences to mobile learners. Apple’s new products finally seem to bring these problems to an end.
Apple Announces Textbook Revolution
Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development
JANUARY 19, 2012
This morning Apple held a press event to announce their entry into the world of textbooks. Apples iBooks will sell for no more than $14.99. But the exciting thing is that if you are familiar with Apple apps then it won't take much more than that for you to start writing a fully interactive textbook of your own. But like I said, this is an Apple app and that's just how you do it. From the Apple web site. I'll let you go off and explore the Apple site and other places to get more details. Everyone knew this was coming. No fuss.
The Mobile Handset, an Inflection Point?
DECEMBER 4, 2014
This time my thoughts are about wearable technology and the mobile handset (smartphone). We all know it, we just aren’t in complete agreement what form they will take or evolve into, what will be their place in our mobile arsenal, or what functions they will perform. But to fully replace the handset requires full mobility. Today I feel like rambling a bit. tomspiglanin.
Do Learners on Mobile really know what they want in mLearning?
JUNE 24, 2012
really liked the tweet and immediately ReTweeted it: Ask how your audience is using mobile devices, then design for them ~ Lasher #mLearnCon — Jay Lambert (@LambertJay) June 21, 2012. The thing is, most people are asking the wrong questions regarding what people really want out of mobile learning, including eLearning tools vendors. Of course there’s nothing like being a mobile user yourself, and see what you like and dislike about the whole experience. Oh and don’t forget to surprise your mobile learners, too. eLearning Mobile Learning featured