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Join the #moodlewish Twitter Stream!


Hopefully, the #moodlewish tag will provide an additional value added stream to Moodle developers and users around the world. Moodle is the Apple of Open Source, and we simply want to better than any other learning tools out there. Click image to view the visualized #moodlewish story clearly PLEASE WISH UP! Do you feel that Moodle needs improvement in some areas? Annoying!),

How Apple Killed Flash for eLearning (and What to do with All That Non-Compatible Courseware)


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.

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. Chromecast automatically sets the best quality it can display based on broadband speed and TV resolution, so if it’s an HD YouTube clip and you’ve a relatively good connections, it’ll stream in HD. opted for the cheaper, newer, untried, unknown Chromecast.

TechSmith AppShow – A Better Way to Show Off and Record iOS Apps

Visual Lounge

Before now, the “least worst” methods of capturing the screen of an iOS device were hardware or streaming workarounds. This all changed when Apple introduced a fully-supported iOS screen capture method at WWDC in June. Apple opened up this capability so that iOS developers could create 30-second app preview videos, which will show up in the App Store alongside the app screenshots.

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

Dawn of Learning

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. March – Apple releases the iPad 2. This leaves us with just two players for the future: Apple with the iPad and Google with Android. In the meantime, Apple continues to improve their platform. iPad vs Android.

One Step Behind

eLearning 24-7

Streaming to your Television. If there was ever a technology that is emerging and continues to do is – its streaming.  I’m not talking about viewing online streaming video, I am talking about actually viewing video or whatever on your television. Take a look at the tabletop boxes that exist today in the space of streaming from the net to your television, and you shouldn’t be surprised on the players (no pun attended) that see this as the next big thing. Apple. Use this powerhouse and stream it to a television or mobile device. Google.

Delivering streaming video to mobile devices

Visual Lounge

Apple doesn't allow Flash--the technology commonly used by websites to deliver online video--to run on Apple devices such as the iPad or iPhone. But you want to make sure the embed code you're using won't block viewers who use Flash-less Apple devices. Photo credit: AdamKR. And mobile video is at the center of the fracas. Not without options, fortunately. 43OlYb7NARY.

Pop-up Learning

CLO Magazine

In addition to setting up a pop-up store and creating a magazine, Ocean started a live video stream, released a 45-minute “visual” album and inked an exclusive music distribution deal with Apple. We swim in an ocean of streaming music from services like Spotify and Pandora and dip in and out of a constantly flowing stream of information. That is, until recently.

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

Origin Learning

Portable, rechargeable speakers and mobile devices such as Apple iPod Nano andiPod Touch were given to 475 primary teachers in the pilot phase. Be it for monitoring health, finding directions on the Google Glass or connecting with people with over Apple Watch or Android Wear, there is a lot of activity in the wearable technology segment. The shift from Flash to HTML5. Like our post ?

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15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

It uses PowerPoint to develop rich mobile content and also has plug-in to add surveys, quizzes, assessments, and rich media such as streaming video, ePubs, and Adobe PDFs. 9. This is a free eBook authoring application by Apple for iPad. So here’s a few – 15 actually! So here’s the list of the tools that can do the job and which you might want a closer look at. It’s free! 2.

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7 Ed-Tech Tools You Can Use Today


You can find pre-recorded lectures, live stream video lectures, interactive quizzes, and screencasts. 7. 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 Cool Ed-Tech Tools. 1.

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Mac Troubleshooting: Spotty Internet? One Quick Solution

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Streaming would stop playing right in the middle. Luckily, we have Apple Care so I was able to get some assistance direct from an Apple tech. From the Apple menu, choose Go > Computer. by AJ George. I use Parallels on my iMac with Lion OS X and Windows XP. Generaly speaking, my setup works very well. However, last week my computer was giving me headaches. could start applications, do my work and send and receive email. However, I could not reliably access the internet. Webpages would only load after being refreshed 3-5 times, or not at all. Restart the computer.

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The Growing Role of Microlearning

CLO Magazine

In 2007, Apple introduced the iPhone and essentially killed flash technology with its implementation of iOS. Now we have live video streaming available online, spend more than five hours a day on our phones and interact more than 8 billion times in a single working day. Learning organizations today are dealing with a lot of change. Now we want them to be five minutes or less.

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Designing Mobile Learning Solutions


Why not build video content to be distributed through Vimeo, instead of hosting and managing your streaming service? Design mLearning to enable linking to existing Podcasts, or using texting or messaging services (Twitter, WhatsApp) and video calling apps (Skype, Google Hangouts, Apple Facetime) to disseminate your mobile content better. Best Practices.

top tools 2016

Learning and Working on the Web

It is a huge time-saver. 6: Pixabay: A great source for copyright free photos to use in presentations. 5: Keynote : Apple’s presentation application has enabled me to improve my slide presentations, through its simplicity and lack of clip art. 4:  Diigo: Social bookmarks are a quick way for me to save a web page and find it easily. This is the 10th year! Well done, Jane. Please add yours!

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Video Learning Platforms

eLearning 24-7

1995 – Real Media arrives on the internet scene streaming an entire baseball game that probably no one watched. Video itself -  streamed, recorded, edited then posted, posted without editing,  etc.  – may/may not include audio incl. Stream your video. active users) which can create confusion when trying to compare pricing apples to apples. Flashback.

Future Technologies – Get Ready because they could change the way we learn online

eLearning 24-7

From the e-learning standpoint, rather than looking at an image in a course and then reading the text or listening to the words, the data stream is sent directly to you via a wearable or another type of device. . Mobile is the immediate thought of usage.   Now we are have truly a real time data stream between the learner and the online image or object right within the online course or the LMS for that matter.   It only is a matter of time, until a push/pull capability works within it. When you think of IoT most folks tie it with the Apple watch or a wearable watch.  MBaaS.

Entrepreneurship Got Plastic Surgery, and it Looks Better: The Changing Business World


Multi-million dollar, publicly traded companies have the ability to start in dorm rooms and garages (see: Apple, Facebook). People need just two things to start a company: an idea and a computer. Not surprisingly, the entrepreneurial spirit has spread further and wider than was ever imaginable even a decade ago. The death of the business plan. Ok, it’s not actually dead. eLearning business

Back from a year-long Sabbatical from Tech: 9 Things I’m excited about

mLearning Revolution

Mobile Learning in General – The Mobile revolution waits for no one and much has evolved in the past few months, Apple has bigger phones, that once again challenge everything we knew about designing for 4.7″ recently received my new Amazon FireTV stick, which allows me to connect it to any of my TVs and stream most anything from Amazon, including Prime video. Storyline 2.0

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Top Nine Web Conferencing Vendors for 2015 Plus Trends

eLearning 24-7

Video streams – on the rise – now as to the quality of you seeing those video streams – that is another story –  which is why some folks who can include “video” in their web conferencing meetings choose not to. Stream Test –  What does your product look like when someone is using a webcam – does it flicker?  Wonderful on mobile and streams are top notch. Streams have always been excellent.  I know what you are thinking.  You are wondering – “Nine?” ” Why not 10?  Not me. because XYZ. 

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Why We Still Use Backbone.js

Enspire Learning

Apple, still mad about Adobe’s decision to focus more on PC performance a decade earlier, announced the birth of the iPhone, which also served to knock a few more props out from under the old-school e-learning development toolkit. It’s a very exciting time to be a front-end developer. So why are we not moving to a more modern front-end framework? It was currently at version 0.3.0.

top tools for 2015

Learning and Working on the Web

10 (new): Netflix : I find I am watching a lot of documentaries on this popular video streaming service and I am learning a lot. Jane Hart compiles a list every year of the Top 10 Tools for learning. Voting closes on 18 September. Here are my top tools this year, with last year’s position shown in brackets. Please add yours! also use it to deliver my online workshops. Learning Technology

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E-learning Development: Selecting the Right Audio, Video, and Image Format

CommLab India

FLV: (FLASH LIVE VIDEO) FLV was once the preferred format for video streaming in mobiles, but now with the rise of HTML 5, the MP4 video format is being preferred. MOV: (QuickTime Movie) MOV is a popular video format file, originally developed by Apple Inc. M4A: File extension created by Apple, used only for audio files. Adobe Captivate 9. F4V supports H.264.). Lectora 16.

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John Maeda The Art of Leadership #LSCon

Learning Visions

This stream of learning is mastery. Think Apple products!) Opening keynote session with John Maeda, President of Rhode Island School of Design. I’m at Learning Solutions in Orlando today – hosted by the eLearning Guild. Forgive typos and poor grammar! The Art of Leadership Maeda was tenured faculty at MIT – professor by day, student by night as he got an MBA. And then four years ago he became college president with no training! So he bought books. And now he’s been learning about art and design. Build from Foundations : Get your hands dirty. sense of what I want to be.

Can the #MOOC format respond to the educational challenges #altc2013?

Ignatia Webs

Education in society always reflects the values of the dominant political ideology which in the West is that of neoliberalism (Apple, 2006). Closed versus Open Educational Resources (OER) : OER can, and do include full courses, textbooks, streaming videos, exams, software, and any other materials or techniques supporting learning (OER Foundation, 2011, p. 1). 87-88). What can we do?

Recording Skype and Google Hangout Video Calls

Visual Lounge

Built-in cameras on laptops aren’t the greatest (an exception seems to be Apple computers tend to be pretty good). I’d highly recommend that you provide your guest with a web camera that will provide a higher quality video stream. I’ve used a Microsoft Life Camera that can record 1280×720. One way is to introduce video of a subject matter expert or key person into the video.

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

Dawn of Learning

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 New highlights and annotations implementation.

Reading list: November 14th, 2015

Dont Waste Your Time

The ultimate, 10,000-word review of streaming media players: Apple TV vs. Roku 4 vs. Fire TV vs. Chromecast. Like many in my line of work (eLearning, Educational or Learning Technology) I read. read a lot. read books, articles, blog posts, journals, etc. sometimes tweet them, I sometimes print them, I sometimes actually finish them. Sometimes So far this month I’ve been reading, in no particular order: . Getting digital is required. For a happier life, give up Facebook. How to stop workplace bullies in their tracks. 10 ways to get your colleagues to work with you better.

Help! What software tool should I use to record audio?

360 Training

Then upload this to the Streaming Video template in the course creation tool. In the next price bracket up, tools of interest might include: Adobe’s Audition , Avid’s Pro Tools , Apple’s Logic Pro. Audio can add a great deal to the quality of your course. Many devices and industry-standard elearning tools offer simple and effective software for recording audio.

“Current Need-to-Know Tools and What’s Around the Corner” Nick Floro #olconf

Learning Visions

Check out the Backchannel – this is the online stream that often accompanies a conference as people share information on Twitter, through blogs, and more. (Nick shared a really nice video done by apple about design and intention. These are my live blogged notes from a concurrent session at this year’s Online Learning Conference , hosted by Training Magazine and happening in Denver. Forgive any typos and incoherencies. There are almost as many cell phone subscriptions (6.8 billion) as people on the planet (7.2 Over 10 apps per human. Video.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Activity streams, like Twitter, so I know what’s going on and what people are talking about. Choosing and subscribing to streams of information I’m interested in. Activity streams should be available for the company at large and for workspaces. Minimum feature set: shared screen, text chat, video conferencing streams. Third post in a series. INFRASTRUCTURE. itashare.

The Rise and Fall of 3D Learning – Lessons from Real Implementations

Learning Cafe

Features included embedded presentations and streaming videos, interactive whiteboards, and several interactive games to reinforce learning. Citing the example of Apple’s failure with Newton tablet 20 years ago, but the terrific success of iPad and Samsung Galaxy tabs enjoy today, he makes the point that Time and Technology have a great impact on the success of an idea.

Elearning Review of the Year 2015

Sponge UK

Learning Solutions 2016 takes place from March 16 to 18.    April Launch of Apple Watch The long-awaited Apple Watch launched in April this year and almost instantly the L&D world started to think about what it might mean for digital learning. We’re looking back on some of the best moments and milestones of the past 12 months. In a keynote interview, Professor Karl M.

Is HTML5 Ready for eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

Last week, while justifying Apple’s refusal to allow Flash player on iPhone/iPad, Steve Jobs wrote– “ New open standards created in the mobile era, such as HTML5, will win on mobile devices (and PCs too) ”. A few days before the launch of iPad Apple had released a list of ‘iPad ready’ websites having support for HTML5. Yes, HTML5 is a major revision over its predecessor HTML4.