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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.

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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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 be 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!),

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.

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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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.

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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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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.

HTML5: Standardize on MP4 (mostly)

ICS Learning

Now for the next big thing…a standard for support true-streaming video via HTTP! Progressive Downloading’ of video works now – link to a video and it’ll start downloading to your device, and the device player will likely start playing that video back as soon as it can… …but you can’t skip ahead and have the video quickly pickup at that point; to do so requires ‘true’ (“Adaptive”) streaming capabilities – like from a media server. One of the most significant issues holding back wide deployment of HTML5-compatible video was the disparity of support between browsers. Huzzah! (?).

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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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.

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


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.

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

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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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.

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.

2016: 12 months of learning

Sponge UK

Sponge was represented in the seminar room with Kate Nicholls, Learning Technology Designer of the Year who’s talk on 360 interactive video was streamed live on FaceBook to an international audience. This holiday season, we’re wrapping up the major events of the year in digital learning and delivering some tips and resources that you might have missed. Watch a  recording of the session here.

“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.

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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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.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

mLearning Trends

The new web-based HTML5 authoring package looks and performs quite well and delivers an impressive array of authoring features that can produce exceptionally nice looking mobile content for the various web kit-based mobile devices and tablets including Apple’s iPad and the full range of Android-based tablets. This first post will focus on LS2011 and I’ll post again on CTIA tomorrow.

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.

The New Nerd

Tom Spiglanin

Note that Apple has put substantial resources into making their first smart watch very stylish, including many options to personalize the look. When we pay attention, we try to defer checking email or our social streams during face-to-face conversations. 100-year-old wearable technology, circa 1915. Businesses used to display the time on their signs. So how would that play out?

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E-Learning in Education – Features on the Rise

eLearning 24-7

Based on my analysis, what I found are the following features heading upwards, like salmon or whatever that fish people always mention that heads up stream. have a good friend who is pro-Apple across the board. As anyone who has ever gone to school knows (excluding higher ed) when the bell rings that means you are in your seats ready to start the day. RING RING RING RING. Hey Aaron get in your seat. You can stare at Ohio on the map another day. Features On The Rise. Don’t forget about those office hours – joy! Features Unite! Activate Wonder Twins. and are stuck.

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.


How to Convert Video to MP3 Using Camtasia

Visual Lounge

Listening to streaming radio and podcasts will become even easier, now that auto makers are creating touch screen displays with smart app technologies that allow users to stream radio right from their dash. 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.

Jumping on the bandwagon. My predictions for 2015…

Tayloring it

My Twitter stream will continue to be bombarded with Instagrammed photos of hot beverages and food. Apple will release an ever-so-slight modification of a product. As the end of a year approaches it’s time for the blogging fraternity to turn to the tried and tested ‘Top ‘this that and the other’ of 2014″ and ‘My predictions for 2015″ blog posts. Far from me to turn down the opportunity to poke a little fun, here are my 2015 predictions / absolute cast iron guarantees. Un fortunately hardly anybody tags their #instagram photos. Again.