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iPad Applications In Bloom’s Taxonomy

Upside Learning

It’s an interesting graphic that actually places example iPad applications into Bloom’s levels of performance in the cognitive domain. Focussed around students, and not really workplace learning, but interesting nonetheless. Instructional Design eLearning Bloom's Taxonomy ipad iPad Applications in Bloom's TaxonomyCheck it out.

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Designing eLearning For iPads (LT 2013 – Slide Deck)

Upside Learning

We have been talking a lot about iPads (by iPads we also imply other ‘tablets’) on our blog for the past couple of weeks. We believe that 2013 is going to be the year of tablets and smartphones, and for us, at Upside Learning, eLearning on iPads (tablets) and mEnablement (as we call it) are powerful themes – ones that can get organizations started towards mLearning.

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5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

Upside Learning

Of late, many of our clients have asked us to develop courses for deployment over PCs but which can also be viewed over the iPad. This hardly comes as a surprise given that the iPad dominates the worldwide tablet market. As per data published by Good Technology in their Good Technology Device Activations Report | Q1 2012 , the iPad 2 averaged 17.7 with HTML5 Converter. Thanks!

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15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

Last week I asked if you had thought about mEnabling your eLearning for iPads (mEnabling, is what we are calling the process of getting your existing eLearning to run on iPads and other tablets) but didn’t really tell you how? Storyline publishes to three different formats: Flash, HTML5, and iOS for iPad, delivering rich multimedia and interactivity for tablet learning.

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Steps to make your Flash courses mobile compatible

Migrating Legacy E-learning Courses. The Relevance of HTML5 in Online Learning 3. the device is – a Smartphone, iPad, or any of the latest browsers. LEARNING COURSES. LEARNING COURSES. LEARNING COURSES. 8. responsive design feature for mobile devices. 1. Has responsive design feature for mobile devices. 2. What you need to know to get started.

Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

Upside Learning

Early this month we ran two webinars on “Designing eLearning for Pads (tablet)” A big thank you to all of you who were able to join us! Finally, here’s everything you wanted to know about eLearning on iPads… and asked! mLearning and Tablet Learning. Q 1. Just in case you are delivering web-based learning, poor network connectivity can pose some problem.

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Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

Since its launch, back in April 2010, Apple has sold more than 100 million iPads – a mind boggling quantity unmatched and way ahead of any other device manufacturer. Unsurprisingly, global enterprise’s interest in the iPad is growing and it is reported that a staggering 94 percent of the Fortune 500 companies are either testing or deploying the iPad. Mobile Learning

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Three Things to Know Before Designing Training for the iPad

Mindflash

Should e-learning be any different? As people get more used to using tablets and smart phones to read the news, watch videos, and otherwise consume content, it stands to reason that they will also want to complete training or otherwise engage in learning experiences using the same technology. Consider Designing Specifically for the iPad. Identify Your Audiences.

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6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design

mLearning Revolution

have two iPads, two iPhones, a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10″, a Nexus 7, a Moto X, an old Motorola Xoom, three Kindles, a touch-enabled Windows 8 laptop, two Apple MacBook Pro laptops, an iMac and a Windows 8 PC. So what does this have to do with Learning Design? In other words, simply designing e-Learning for a desktop computer is no longer a viable option!

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Think Multiscreen (vs. iPad-only) when developing an mLearning Strategy

mLearning Revolution

One thing I stress in my mLearning workshops is the fact that having an iPad-only strategy for Learning is not a thorough mLearning Strategy. In this post I want to share with you a great presentation I found on Slideshare, that inspired me for my workshops, and that helps me make a case for developing a multiscreen mLearning strategy vs. an iPad-only strategy. Send to Kindle.

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The New Articulate Storyline iPad App and mLearning [VIDEOS]

mLearning Revolution

Mayra Aixa Villar: As Instructional Designers, every day, we look for that spark of inspiration that can help us design our next eLearning project. We strongly believe in simple but still engaging designs, and for that reason, we’re always trying to find creative ideas to present learning content in order to get our message across. eLearning Mobile Learning

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Student Perceptions of Blackboard Mobile Learn and iPads #edtech

Dont Waste Your Time

From my previous post about designing Blackboard courses for a mobile-first delivery , and the discussion I’ve been having with Peter Reed and friends on his blog, this paper came at a good time to further the question “do we need this?” ” – AJET: “Student Perceptions of Blackboard Mobile Learn and iPads” Well, do we? Reference. 2012).

Introducing a new Podcast: This Week in #mLearning [Episode 1: The new iPad and Mobile Learning]

mLearning Revolution

I’m am extremely excited to introduce a brand new weekly Podcast entitled ‘This Week in Mobile Learning” with my friend and co-host Robert Gadd. Each week Robert and I will discuss various trending topics and their impact on mobile learning, including the state of mobile in general, mobile devices, HTML5, Adobe Flash, Responsive Web Design, Rapid Development tools, especially as they begin making the shift from desktop to mobile, mobile apps, video, Education and more. First Impressions of the New iPad as compared to the first and second generation iPads.

Using Rapid Authoring Tools to Design eLearning Courses for Multiple Devices

Bottom-Line Performance

Our eLearning Challenges blog series explores the common situations our clients face when deploying learning solutions. To get today’s content, I interviewed Alicia Ostermeier , a senior learning designer for this project. When clients come to us in need of a learning solution, accessing the solution on a phone or tablet is still usually a “nice to have.”

4 Major Design Tips to Create Unique Learning Experience on Tablets

CommLab India

Tablets or iPads come with the combined features of computers and mobiles. So, e-learning on tablets offers dual advantages of both media to learners. Tablets provide mobility with their compact size (compared to laptops) and offer better learning experiences due to their comparatively larger screen size than mobiles. Adopt responsive design. Go for HTML5 over Flash.

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Designing a learning experience, applying #UX to instructional design #LX

Spark Your Interest

about the confusion between e-learning design and web design. We’ve looked at some shared goals between product design (and management) and instructional design. Let’s look at how instructional designers might learn from user experience (UX) designers. A UX designer is most interested in ensuring ease of use of an interface or a product. Especially those who work with content, like instructional designers who are often focused heavily on WHAT is in their product, less so on HOW the product functions. link]. link].

Why the iPad and iPhone not supporting Adobe Flash is a Great thing for mLearning

mLearning Revolution

the learner needs to have the Flash Player installed) and thus making it an interesting challenge for our Industry to make the transition to mobile learning (mLearning), especially because of the market share that Apple commands with the iPad and the iPhone. When I worked at Adobe, the question I most frequently heard from my customers was: how can we make our existing eLearning projects play on the iPad? We need to get out of our comfort zone and explore mobile applications and learn about what these apps do well and apply these principles to our mLearning design.

Why I disagree with Mark Zuckerberg who claims the iPad isn’t mobile [Poll]

mLearning Revolution

I came across this interesting article on Forbes.com, which also includes a short video (below) of Mark Zuckerberg answering a question from the audience and basically saying that the iPad is not mobile. The question was about whether Facebook would build an iPad app, which at the time of the question (November 2010) it didn’t exist. eLearning Mobile Learning featured

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The 3 mindsets of m-learning

E-Learning Provocateur

One of my most popular posts of last year was M-Learning’s dirty little secrets. In corporate e-learning, the most obvious example of such content is the online modules that the company distributes via its Learning Management System. Having said that, in M-Learning’s dirty little secrets I also advocated pull learning. felt that I had missed something.

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How Mobile Devices are Influencing User Interface Design

Absorb LMS

The fact that people increasingly use mobile devices to communicate, collaborate, and access Web content is having a huge impact on the design of user interfaces for enterprise software applications. In the example below, interface elements are resized and rearranged to best display on an Apple iPhone and iPad. This site looks really nice on my iPad. Here are some examples.

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Learning Game Design Series, Part 1: Play and Evaluate Games

Knowledge Guru

Last week’s post gave an overview of the entire process for getting started in learning game design or creating game-based learning. If you don’t like playing games, don’t try to design a game because you’re going to hate this step. How to evaluate games you play to learn more about game design and get ideas for designing your own games.

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How Mobile Devices are Influencing User Interface Design

Absorb LMS

The fact that people increasingly use mobile devices to communicate, collaborate, and access Web content is having a huge impact on the design of user interfaces for enterprise software applications. In the example below, interface elements are resized and rearranged to best display on an Apple iPhone and iPad. This site looks really nice on my iPad. Here are some examples.

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SMEs Are Not Instructional Designers

Association eLearning

As part of the kick-off process, it’s also good to walk the SME through your learning development process, if they’re not already familiar with it, so they know what to expect and the time requirements on their part. Pam Kelly Instructional Design Director at Digitec Interactive. Comfort object: iPad mini. SMEs Are Not Instructional Designers - March 18, 2013.

Learning Game Design Series, Part 3: Game Mechanics

Knowledge Guru

Welcome to Part 3 of my multi-part Learning Game Design series.  In my last post , I talked about Step 2 in my 5-step process for getting started in game design: getting familiar with game elements. It’s available in the App Store as a digital game for the iPad or as a tabletop game. ). The link between game mechanics and the learning experience. Summary.

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4 Tech Trends Can Help You Design More Effective E-Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

This dramatic increase in connectivity, coupled with the availability of affordable mobile devices, is having a significant impact on the e-learning industry. Technology is changing the way the entire world is learning. People can learn anywhere, anytime they want. This is the case with e-learning course development and technology. Learning by Making With 3-D Printing.

Top 5 Performance Support Apps for Learning Designers

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Instructional Design is complex and overlaps with many fields. That’s why Instructional Design Guru defines terms from Instructional Design, Cognitive Psychology, Social Media, Multimedia, Technology and Law. It defines over 470 key terms for instructional designers.” ~  Connie Malamed , on ID Guru, the performance support App for learning designers.

Design Tutorial, Part 1: How to Make Your Own iPad-Inspired Icons (and a Free Template!)

Mindflash

Following Apple’s  unveiling of the iPad 2 , I found myself inundated with tons of great articles and thought-provoking blog posts about the impact of the iPad on the tablet market , the growing appetite for  mobile learning , and how the iPad is being used by companies to increase productivity. Free hi-res iPad images for download. iPad Presentation Tips.

Responsive eLearning Design (RED)

Learning Visions

iPads, iPhones, Galaxy Tabs, laptops, desktops -- it's now a learning-on-the-go world where most of us regularly access multiple devices in a day. (Me? And everyone's scratching their heads about how to build that next elearning/mlearning/learning project. Find out more about Responsive eLearning Design and why we think it's the way forward

Using iPads to Support Training Delivery

Integrated Learnings

By Dean Hawkinson Recently, I had the opportunity to design my first paperless classroom course , which used iPads to support its delivery. The purpose of using the iPads was to replace paper-based workbooks and job aids , and provide learners with easy access to training resources. As a designer, it stretched me into areas of project management that I had never experienced before. Important Requirement From the experience that I had, there are several things we needed to include when developing instructor-led training for iPad delivery.

13 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 25

Upside Learning

It’s no secret that effective learning cannot be achieved without a robust strategy. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? Why You Need a Mobile Learning Strategy. Not having a strategy for mobile learning is itself a strategy. This is just one of the many reasons why you need a mobile learning strategy.

Why Your Association Should Be Considering Responsive Web Design

Association eLearning

And they are trying to accumulate some continuing education credits tapping away on an iPad during their ride on a commuter train. With the right website design and behind-the-scenes infrastructure, these sort of tasks should be easy for members to accomplish when looking at a big desktop monitor, or even a laptop. Of course responsive design is not without its own unique drawbacks.

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Visual design: learning from the professionals

Clive on Learning

Clearly, you do not need to be a naturally gifted artist to perform effectively as a designer of learning experiences. Graphic design and instructional design are quite separate, but they are related. The way content is designed visually is going to make a big impact on how easy that content is to use, how clearly it communicates, how easily it engages, and how credible it comes across to the learner. It's because I've just finished reading a great new book on visual design. Why am I going on about this? This book will do the job. reviews graphics

Design Tutorial, Part 2: How to Create Your Own iPad-Themed e-Learning Course (+ Free Template!)

Mindflash

I recently shared some insights I’ve had on the usability of the iPad and walked you through the steps for creating your own iPad/iPhone-inspired app icons in PowerPoint. This post is all about applying the icons and an iPad theme to your online training course. In the following tutorial, I’ll show you how I created an iPad-themed backdrop in PowerPoint. I’ll also show you how I’ve applied this design to one of my courses and in the process, elevated the presentation from a cool visual gimmick to user-friendly, intuitive interface.

Design Corner: A Few of My Favorite Things: 21 Must-Have Tools for the Mobile Designer

Visual Lounge

As a lead user experience designer, I spend a good portion of my time researching new tools, techniques and processes. For the last three years, Ive worked exclusively in the realm of mobile app design, so most of my research focus has centered around the mobile space. Inspiration is critical for any designer. iPhone and Android design patterns archive. Lovely UI.

Should Learning Designers Learn to Code? [Poll]

mLearning Revolution

To code or not to code, that is the question for Learning Designers in the new multi-device world we live in. Lately, I have been reading a whole lot about the advantages and disadvantages of learning how to code. And by coding, I don’t just mean learning Objective C for developing an iOS app, or Java for an Android app, etc. How times have changed since then.

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Clark Quinn on Designing Mobile Learning (Audio Interview)

Learning Visions

Mobile Learning – seems to finally be tipping. Companies are starting to distribute iPads to their sales teams; practically everyone in corporate has a smart phone now. If you’re an Instructional Designer and freaking out that now you have to do mobile too – on top of everything else?! – let’s just calm down…. Listen to the audio interview: Designing mLearning with Clark Quinn.

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18 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest –12

Upside Learning

iPad takes centre stage once again as it gains increasing foothold in education, with educators touting it as one of the must-have technologies and students preferring it over hardcover books. Learn how you can stay on top of current events, eLearning market stats, the future of education, the evolving role of an Instructional Designer and more. Read the results here. 2.

The Simplest Way to Create e-Learning Content for the iPad

Everything E-Learning

Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. Learning & Talent Management Systems. Fast, Flexible & Powerful Learning Management. Enterprise Learning Management System. Mobile Learning. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. -->. Free resources to help you with all learning topics.

eLearning & Design: Want to be a Better Designer? Play this Font Game

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Did it make you the best designer ever? Last week I was having a blog designed for my personal use. My designer sent over three header samples in three different fonts. Being able to eye-ball subtle differences in fonts (as well as becoming familiar with naming conventions) ended up helping me more quickly scout fonts to get to what I wanted for my own design purposes.