How iPhone Apps Fit Into Online Training
FEBRUARY 10, 2012
For example, are there ways we can take use the GPS, camera, video, phone communication and motion sensors to make learning more effective? In addition, there is the potential for learning games and collaboration. M-learning — mobile learning — is a hot new topic among training professionals, but what, exactly, is it? And who uses it? It’s more complicated and nuanced than that.
How to Record a Mobile Device Using a Camera – TechSmith Tips
JUNE 18, 2015
This week’s TechSmith Tip focuses on using a camera to record a mobile device. “Why would you use a camera to record a mobile device at a screen recording company!?” It can be jarring for viewers to cut from a “real world” camera video with actors right into a screen video. If your camera has focus assist, use it to check your focus on the screen.
Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?
JANUARY 10, 2017
In 2016, VR headsets and game systems emerged on the market that are relatively 1) affordable, and 2) comfortable to use at least for up to 30 minutes. Videos, VR, and games all lend themselves to stories so the ability to craft compelling stories is going to be key to effective use of technologies. Gamification and learning games. Do trends really matter? I’ll let you decide.
Seven Ways to Use the iPad for Workplace Learning
FEBRUARY 9, 2010
considered several other ways too, including augmented reality applications, but the lack of a camera puts a damper on a lot of cool learning possibilities. Games – the iPhone has shown great potential as a handheld game platform, the same would apply to the iPad. The large screen and touch interface lends itself well for the deployment of learning games. The support for WiFi also makes for developing multiplayer learning games that can be used in groups or individually on the same network. The iPad is here. Can you? 2. Lotus or MS Exchange? 3.
The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses
MAY 19, 2015
cameras, sensors, GPS). Add games with do it yourself templates. ” Healthcare has been testing the iPhone app called iStethescope – developed by Peter Bentley, a researcher from University College London – that allows you to use the iPhone to measure heartbeat. Guest post by Marie S. Lewandowski. Marie is a Sr. Simple and intuitive. Perceptible information.
Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
documentary maker and iPhone/iPad/iPod touch developer kit. Authoring Pro – Developer and International Edition - comes with audio editor, video editor, image editor, screen capture and screen camera. Tools these days come in three flavors. Geared toward e-learning developers and instructional designers. Geared towards the masses. combination of both. It’s free. YouTube.
10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]
JANUARY 12, 2015
Articulate for example has gone the native app route for deploying learning projects to tablets and HTML5 for smartphones like the iPhone and the Moto X. With Captivate 8, Adobe commoditizes the creation of best-in-class mobile learning, without having to know much about the technology behind the scenes, and to me this is a game-changer in the transition from e-Learning to m-Learning!
iPad for eLearning
MARCH 18, 2011
iPad was not created for supporting eLearning and (or) mLearning instead it was created as a media device that supports books, magazines, newspapers, games, music, video and web access. Synchronous eLearning iPad is not have an integrated camera but it supports video calls with FaceTime video calling. Why iPad was created? The answer is simple. Come on guys. But guess. Yes we can!
Online courses must die!
JULY 7, 2010
Yes, I know you can embed real interactivity into courseware via games, branched simulations, virtual worlds etc, but hardly anyone does that. Suddenly SMEs are back in the game… Write up a Word doc and convert it? So your PDFs can go in there, but so too can your audio clips, videos, puzzles, games, quizzes and simulations. A touch dramatic, isn’t it?
Augmented Reality and M-Learning
OCTOBER 8, 2010
iPhone and Android) have been hitting the market. Requires a camera (photo) on your smartphone – again, they all have the capability. With AR, you click on the AR app and it enables your camera. Works with various smartphones including iPhone 3, any Android, iPhone4, Symbian OS. The AR game used RFID tags to point the children in the right direction. Whalla!
So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?
JANUARY 23, 2013
native app is software written for mobile devices for performing a specific task, e.g. a game, calendar, music player, etc. This means you have to build different apps for different phones e.g. the iPhone, Blackberry, Samsung SIII etc. Not surprisingly, there is a plethora of rapid authoring tools available today that do this. and later. Surprised? So what’s the fuss about HTML5?
This Week on #TalkTech: Games for Customer Education, Learn to Code and Samsung Partners With Visa
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
Topic 1: How can mobile apps and games be used to educate customers about a company? For a game about life insurance, the Pass It On game manages to be pretty darn fun! That’s why AXA Insurance took a game based approach to show their customers the value of life insurance. Do you think a game based approach like this is a smart way to engage and educate customers?
iLust? Changing the game
JANUARY 29, 2010
Like him or not, he’s changed the face of our digital lives several times: popularizing the GUI interface with the Macintosh, changing the music market with the iPod, and upending the mobile market with the iPhone. Briefly, it’s a network-enabled thin touchscreen midway in size between the iPhone and a laptop (e.g. No camera, no phone, but does have a soft keyboard and an optional hard keyboard (would that the iPhone had one!). It’s really just a big iTouch. The device itself isn’t a game-changer. However, I need to write.
How to create a DIY green screen video effect (aka chroma key)
MAY 2, 2012
We'll take a look at the various elements you need to consider: backdrop, software, camera, lighting.and how you can probably pull off your first green screen production for $30 or less. And we're flattered to hear that pro screencasters like Scott Skibell see it as a game changer , too. Camera (required). Achieving a good green screen effect used to be difficult and expensive.
Top 10 LMSs for 2013
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
There is never a quid pro quo, pay for play or whatever with my rankings. I’m not a lead gen for the vendors listed – rather the goal is to provide you with vendors that meet numerous criteria including UI, features, support/service, mobile, feedback from current and past clients and future game plans. little late to the game for some features that others already had in play. Hello from sunny Los Angeles. Back again to bring this first in a series of rankings for the top ten learning management systems for 2013. 100% independent. No spin. You will never find it here. Pluses.
Design Corner: A Few of My Favorite Things: 21 Must-Have Tools for the Mobile Designer
AUGUST 8, 2014
iPhone and Android design patterns archive. iPhone design pattern archive. While it only has iPhone design patterns, I particularly enjoy visiting Lovely UI because of how many unique, quirky designs show up within their pattern archive. iPhone and iPad design patterns archive. For starters, it has built in templates for iPad and iPhone. Mobile-patterns.com.
2020 learning technologies
Learning with e's
MARCH 16, 2011
It is highly likely that more informal tools and technologies, such as handheld devices, mobile phones and games consoles will take an increasing role in formal education. I can say this with some confidence, because there are already some signs of this happening in some schools. When I try to gaze into the future I hurt my eyes. We can merely speculate. so how about this for a prediction?
eLearning 101: How to Make an eLearning Course (Updated!)
AUGUST 4, 2014
One final note on authoring tools: Increasingly, customers expect online training courses to be accessible on mobile devices like iPads, iPhones and other smart devices. Simple cameras are affordable—and sometimes as common as the phone in your pocket. From the workplace to the schoolroom, more and more learning is taking place online. What’s an authoring tool? SCORM? An LMS?
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. The iPad was supposed to be better and bigger than the iPhone, closer to a computer and much more than just a phone. The missing camera. Whoops!). Some reasons: 1.
Pinterest? Not a fan.but I'm paying attention.the Re-Rise of the Visual
APRIL 3, 2012
I'm looking at the 5 folders full of camera and photo apps on my iPhone. Remember when people thought that stuff like folksonomies and tagging and wikis and blogs and micro-blogging and activity streams and GAMES would NEVER get inside the corporate firewall? I think I have a Pinterest account. I may have pinned something at some time. Why am I watching?
Apple iPad: Who Is It Really For?
FEBRUARY 19, 2010
think the iPad in its current form – sans Flash, multitasking, & camera – has very limited uses in workplace learning. Gaming Devices? Casual Gaming – Yes. Serious Gaming – No. The iPad will be able to carry forward the gaming experience from the iPhone and make it better with larger screen and multi touch. Most definitely!
Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012
DECEMBER 30, 2011
The many advantages of mobile web apps – like cross platform OS support for iOS, Android and others – will still be mitigated in key areas like security, off-line storage, sync updates, access to device features like cameras (although this is improving in the spec) plus critical infosec concerns like SSO support when disconnected and remote wipe capabilities that just don’t work in mobile web apps yet. Here on the last day of the year, I offer my predications for the big and shaping trends we’ll see in the enterprise mobile learning space for 2012. Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream.
Introducing.the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive!
JANUARY 30, 2012
The digital revolution has created a perception that anyone with a camera/computer can do what we do. Signing Savvy is a video dictionary for American Sign Language (ASL) for real-time ASL learning on iPhone and Android devices created anddesigned by Gravity Works. She enjoys singing and playing the ukulele, a cappella music, running, and a good game of Euchre. CiesaDesign.
2008 Tools and Technologies Retro
Learning with e's
DECEMBER 13, 2008
It is a simple little camera with a flipout USB drive to interface with your laptop. I am being given one by my wife (steady on) as a Christmas gift this year, so I will start using it in anger soon. It arrived in a package and I was soon using it for brain training, gaming and of course, testing out the Pictochat capabilities. The animated emoticons are great fun too. Try it.
My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap
DECEMBER 31, 2012
True, mobile web app access methods are cheaper to design and deliver in multi-device mobile environments but the feature set still remains limited with respect to things like access to core device features (camera, accelerometer), device security, offline access and experience customization. Here’s the analysis of how it all played out. Prediction #1 - Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream.
Mobile Learning - Learning 2.0
JANUARY 20, 2010
The iPhone keeps me connected to everything, whether work or social. Secrets for iPhone: I’m not particularly savvy when it comes to using my phone. Nick Chase: This game continues to amaze me. keep playing in my downtime, and I don’t usually play many games. Several other iPhone games have UIs that are hard to use. But I don’t.
Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning
The eLearning Coach
FEBRUARY 8, 2010
The iPad uses the iPhone’s basic user interface with additional multi-touch capabilities. This high-touch type of interface should enable lots of interactivity, games and simulations. For a variety of reasons that probably only insiders understand, both the iPad and the iPhone do not play Flash movies. The tablet does not come with a video camera. No problem. Its 9.7
eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #6
JANUARY 10, 2010
Instead of just looking at an augmented view of the world through the phone’s camera, you get to see the world through the drone’s camera. The iPhone takes the view of the camera (via Wi-Fi) and replaces markers with anything from walls to dinosaurs. 3. Projectors for Handheld Devices – for Blackberry Devices and for iPhone All phones will eventually come with one of these, perhaps built right into the handset. Morgan Stanley - The Mobile Internet Report. AR.Drone [Remote controlled AR helicopter]. Cloud Based Video Encoding Service.
Our Essential iOS Apps
MARCH 11, 2013
Using my iPad and iPhone for work and at home has allowed me to do just that. Air Display is an inexpensive app that turns your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch into a wireless secondary display that works while on the same network as the main device. And you can even use this app on your iPhone, too! 2. AudioNote – Notepad and Voice Recorder $4.99. Just $49.95
On the Horizon
MARCH 27, 2009
“Horizon Game. Also listed: virtual worlds, videoconferencing, voicethreads, geotagging, cell phones, flip cameras, digital storytelling, portfolios, multimedia. Games as Learning Tools: Kids have always used games, but school hasn’t recognized play for learning. Phones with cameras can start to identify places in them. My comments are in italics.
eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #10
FEBRUARY 6, 2010
It will automatically generate, optimize and package your Flex applications as native code for industry-leading platforms, including iPhone, Android, Symbian, and Windows Mobile. 2. End-users will see, ideally, differentiated devices, converged devices that are based on Symbian that range from smartphones [to converged devices], such as cameras or a phone that is a gaming device.
Mobile Fun - devlearn.mobi - QR Codes
Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development
OCTOBER 30, 2007
Of course I've tried it on my iPhone, but I can't wait to hear about what it looks like on other devices. Basically its a great way to connect the physical world with the digital world via your cell phone(camera and software equipped). I'll also be leading a Breakfast Byte discussion about the iPhone and we will be discussing the possibilities in that forum as well.
Augmented Reality and M-Learning
OCTOBER 8, 2010
iPhone and Android) have been hitting the market. Requires a camera (photo) on your smartphone – again, they all have the capability. With AR, you click on the AR app and it enables your camera. Works with various smartphones including iPhone 3, any Android, iPhone4, Symbian OS. The AR game used RFID tags to point the children in the right direction. TagIt!
OCTOBER 27, 2008
Ok, I’ve had my iPhone a bit now, and some things are very useful, some things are cool, some are way fun, and some things are still irritating. Note that most of the apps I download are free; I’m cheap and there are great free apps (and games). I regularly go off to the iTunes store and check out what’s new (particularly the top free apps list). However, that’s much harder to do on the iPhone, because I have to email a message to myself! The camera’s handy as well. I haven’t used the voice recorder, though I’m ready.