Design for Mobile First: CSS Best Practices for Responsive HTML by Jeff Batt
Learning Solutions Magazine
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
“Design for mobile first” is advice that we see and hear often, but what does it mean? mobile solutions first and then design again for everything else, or does it mean we should just have in our plans that we. should also publish to mobile? Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Mobile LearningDoes this mean we actually design our. The answer is surprisingly simple, and you will find that answer here.
The Top 11 Tools for Mobile eLearning Development
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
According to a 2012 survey of mobile learners, 99% believed the mobile format and presentation enhanced their learning, and it was found that 45% actually spent less time in training than their (non-mobile trained) peers, with no loss of comprehension. If you’re not getting into the mobile game with your training and eLearning initiatives, you’re falling behind.
Tools For Mobile Learning Development
MARCH 21, 2010
Upside is doing a fair bit of mobile learning development and we blog about it regularly. want to share some tools which may assist you in developing mobile learning applications. Tools to develop Native applications: SDK provided for mobile device. Using Blackberry widget SDK you can develop native application in HTML. It requires MIDP/JVM on mobile device.
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.
4 things you didn’t know about Mobile Learning
AUGUST 14, 2014
Mobile learning is hot and new! And then there are many related things that you probably don’t know about mobile learning and content development so far. Probably you’re not aware of it yet, but apps for mobiles are customizable as well. To put it simply, there are two kinds of mobile apps- native apps and HTML5 apps. When are you planning to go mobile?
ASTD Webcast On New Mobile Learning Research
JULY 24, 2012
Regular readers of this blog will be aware that we recently supported ASTD research on Mobile Learning , a report around that was released in May 2012. Here’s the slide deck/video from that webinar: Tablets as part of mobile learning mix : although not the same as mobile phones, tablets are included in the study as part of mobile learning devices.
How Suitable Is HTML5 For Mobile Learning?
NOVEMBER 22, 2011
HTML5 is adoption for mobile learning is picking up; perhaps the iPad is one driver of change , rapid improvements in regular and mobile browsers rendering HTML5 another. Recently, If you look at it, unless you are developing sophisticated games, simulation, or mobile applications, elearning pretty much consists of rendering pages and interaction. Upside Learning
Making Mobile Learning Work – LearnX 2013 Panel Discussion Summary
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
I will be stating the obvious when I say that there is huge amount of interest in mobile learning across the globe. Technological shifts like movement away from Flash to HTML, and rapid adoption of tablet devices are shaking up how learning content is designed, and how learners access them. Majority agreed that just porting of content to mobile devices is not m-learning.
13 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 25
JULY 5, 2011
The mLearning flavor spills over into this week too as we scour the web for the best in mobile everything. Further, with the relatively less number of mLearning tools available and the myriad number of different devices and platforms, creating content for the mobile devices is no mean task. Why You Need a Mobile Learning Strategy. What Are Mobile Devices Teaching Your Kids?
Mobile Learning Has A Promising Future In India
MAY 18, 2011
It is a well-known fact that Mobile learning hasn’t yet picked up steam within India. The primary reason for this being the low rates of mobile internet penetration in our country. came across a report on the McKinsey Quarterly website titled – Can India lead the mobile-Internet revolution ? would love to know what you think about the future of mobile learning in India.
LUC 2015 Recap: Creating a Better Mobile Experience
JULY 8, 2015
Colleen Liley of Alaska Air joined us at the 2015 Lectora® User Conference to share some of her tips on creating a better a mobile learning experience. Colleen showed attendees how to add “image zoom” code with Lectora HTML extension so that users on a tablet can pinch to zoom in on images in their training course. Hopefully this one inspires you to try out your own HTML extensions!
Create #mobile #quizzes free & paid options for #mlearning
JULY 5, 2012
A couple of days ago someone asked me ‘how can I create quizzes and conduct them through mobile phones? ‘. There are a couple of ways to set up or conduct quizzes that are delivered to mobile phones. Facts you need to know before building mobile quizzes: What type of mobile devices does your target audience use? The question was sent to me through my ask box!
Mobile, Tablet, and Laptop: Coding Responsive Design by Mark Lassoff
Learning Solutions Magazine
MARCH 19, 2014
For mobile. now the top mobile OS, and there are now over 30 combinations of screen size and resolution. shows how to use HTML and CSS to deliver a solution: responsive design. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Emerging Topics Graphic Design Mobile Learning There are almost endless choices when it comes to screen size, resolution, and screen quality.
IRRODL journal is out with rich online, #mobile and #eLearning articles
OCTOBER 2, 2013
The latest version of the International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning has just been published and as always it is packed with online, mobile and eLearning wisdom. There are a couple of OER related articles in this publication. One article that immediately got my attention was the OERscout technology framework by Ishan Sudeera Abeywardena, Chee Seng Chan, Choy Yoong Tham. They dare to tackle the relevant OER searching and finding challenge: as a major step towards solving this issue, this paper proposes OERScout, a technology framework based on text mining solutions.
Developing Mobile Learning Apps with Lectora and PhoneGap
JUNE 16, 2016
The latest trend in technology-enabled learning methodologies is Mobile Learning Apps. Though there are some security concerns, mobile apps can be an ideal platform for reinforcing classroom training/eLearning and providing performance support. With minor edits in the code and using tools such as PhoneGap and Eclipse, we can develop mobile learning apps. Finally take the.
Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash
FEBRUARY 2, 2011
pointed to Scribd switching from Flash to HTML, and pointed to their CTO Jared Friedman saying: "We are scrapping three years of Flash development and betting the company on HTML5 because we believe HTML5 is a dramatically better reading experience than Flash. Yesterday, I saw what Rapid Intake is doing with their tools to allow authoring of Mobile Learning - what they call mLearning Studio.
Free Mobile Compatible Edge Animate Templates
JANUARY 21, 2015
This post will highlight three Adobe Edge Animate Templates that can be used for mobile learning. Some of my favorite features of these templates are the HTML 5 output and the iBooks Author export capabilities. We hope you enjoy these mobile friendly templates. Watch this video on how to use these mobile eLearning Templates. Here’s how to do it: 1. Click
HTML 5 vs. Native Apps: A Look at the Pros & Cons
SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
Mobile learning is hot. The data on the prevalence of smart mobile devices and consumers’ increasing comfort with using mobile devices is a persuasive argument. Many mobile devices don’t support Flash, so the L&D professional’s usual toolkit is out of the question. But how to create that content is not so clear. Right eLearning Solutions
HTML 5 Games Now Available in our Template Library
JUNE 26, 2012
HTML 5 eLearning games are now available! We just launched our first batch of HTML 5 eLearning games that are compatible with iPads and smartphones. eLearning eLearning Template Library Featured HTML 5 Games games HTML 5 mLearning Mobile LearningGameShow, Bootcamp, Gridlock, WorldRace, and Marathon.). Game features: Introduction, conclusion, and button sounds.
Popular ID Principles For Mobile Learning: 5 Trends That Spell Success
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
With the advancement of mobile technology and hardware in the last decade, mobility of learning has also become increasingly popular. The popularity of mobile learning is growing rapidly, especially amongst young learners, pointing out to us quite directly: the way, future generation would prefer to learn. Mobile-learning content should have equitable use. Learning
Educate the Mobile Generation: Convert WORD documents to ePub and MOBI
AUGUST 5, 2011
It doesn’t take a rocket surgeon to conclude that Mobile computing in the hottest trend in technology since electricity was invented. With this fact in mind, I asked myself this question – are my course materials mobile-friendly? doc) and ‘Saved As HTML’ (or “Save as Web Page” for the Mac version of WORD) using the built in function in WORD. mobile ebook readers convert
Create Awesome eLearning Games (Flash and HTML 5)
FEBRUARY 5, 2013
HTML 5 – Need your game to run on mobile devices? Use the HTML 5 games. You can then launch a config html file and edit the game directly through the web-browser. HTML 5. eLearning Featured Flash Flash Games HTML 5 Games Mobile eLearning TipsWant to create and use awesome eLearning games in your courses? You’ve come to the right place!
Evolution of the Mobile LMS: mLearning for the new-age learner
MAY 30, 2013
Over the last decade or so, Mobile devices have penetrated our lives and the monumentally changed way we communicate or access information. With increasing affordability and evolving technologies to suit modern life, mobile devices now present a huge potential for training and learning – especially in the corporate scenario. Choosing the right development tool. The Bottom Line.
Meeting 3 Critical Requirements of Mobile Learning Apps using Lectora Inspire 16
AUGUST 10, 2016
We live in a world inundated with mobile apps. The phenomenal growth in the number of mobile apps has profoundly affected all facets of our life and learning is no exception. Today, a number of companies have developed mobile learning apps to deliver convenient, effective training to their staff. Creating a mobile learning app with a review quiz. We’d love to know.
No Escaping Mobile Learning – Webinar Recording & Audience Queries Answered
AUGUST 22, 2012
As you probably already know, last week we kicked off our independent webinar series with the first one titled as ‘No Escaping Mobile Learning’ which I co-presented with Abhijit Kadle (watch recording here ). I’m very pleased with the response we got on this – 400 registrations and 136 actual attendees. Growing mobile workforce. How a bootstrapped start-up can use mobile learning?
HTML 5 Games in Rapid Intake
JANUARY 24, 2013
It’s easy to build HTML 5 games in our Interaction Builder and then add then to courses built with Rapid Intake. The Rapid Intake eLearning authoring tool has a great feature that allows you to upload Flash and HTML 5 content that will be available to the user based on which format is appropriate. eLearning Featured Mobile eLearning Tips interaction builder rapid intake
‘Mobile learning, just for the sake of it, is definitely not a good idea!’ – Some insights on Mobile Learning
AUGUST 5, 2011
In these times of ‘just-in-time’ learning, mobile learning is fast gaining popularity as a medium for learning across all learner groups. Mobile learning is becoming more and more of a reality than just a concept everyday. Mobile learning is not something that we have started talking about in recent years. In India alone, there are over 700 million mobile phone connections.
Mobile Games for Moodle
SEPTEMBER 18, 2012
Are you looking for HTML 5 (mobile friendly) games that work in Moodle? We now have 20+ games available that work in Moodle and on your mobile devices. pull it up on your mobile device/tablet to test it out.) That includes all of the 20+ HTML 5 games, people images, content layouts, skins, and much more. If so, you’re in luck! Game Features. SCORM compliant.
Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014
JANUARY 18, 2014
Mobile Learning. Programming Languages (HTML 5). Mobile Learning. In 2013, many large organizations started implementing mobile learning initiatives, while others were experimenting with the medium in their own ways. We believe that mobile learning is going to be the most disruptive game changer in 2014. LMSs, LCMSs, and Learning Management Platforms. HTML5.
TalentLMS Goes Mobile (and offline) With Our New & Free, iOS App
FEBRUARY 22, 2016
Then again, we’re also heavy mobile users (isn’t everybody?) and understand the huge flexibility and power that eLearning on the go can offer — which is why we designed and implemented the TalentLMS eLearning portal as a mobile-friendly, responsive website that is equally at home on your laptop or your smartphone. Introducing TalentLMS mobile.
4 Benefits of mobile learning for your company
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
One such solution is mobile learning , or mLearning. Using their own mobile devices could help employees to learn on-the-go, without a constriction of a tight schedule. Give them access to the online training materials from where, with a quick search on their mobile devices, they can select what they need when they need it. Is mobile learning right for your company?
Chad Udell on Tools for Mobile Development (#ASTDLN)
APRIL 24, 2012
Chad Udell (@visualrinse) of Float Learning is doing a quick rundown of tools he uses to help design, manage and build mobile projects. Fieldtest - web based tool to create fast mobile prototypes. link] (focused on smartphones and up = android, iOS, windows mobile) Chad shares a prorotype he created that you go checkout: [link]. Once we've got the design prototypes.the tools to build the application: Chad cannot recommend any of the rapid learning tools for dedicated mobile development. HTML, CSS, and learn some basic design for user experiences for mobile.
Design Corner: A Few of My Favorite Things: 21 Must-Have Tools for the Mobile Designer
AUGUST 8, 2014
For the last three years, Ive worked exclusively in the realm of mobile app design, so most of my research focus has centered around the mobile space. Throughout these three years of mobile-focused work, Ive had the intense pleasure of helping to build Coachs Eye , TechSmiths ground breaking sports video analysis app. Mobile-patterns.com. Lovely UI. Dribbble.
Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions
OCTOBER 11, 2012
In many cases, though, Tablet Learning is considered a form of mLearning, and there is often a degree of hesitation to make the switch, perhaps brought on by typical myths associated with Mobile Learning. For HTML output. Text-heavy course: In this case, redeveloping the course in HTML or using Lectora Inspire will work best. 1.Flash Course. For Native Apps. 2.Captivate Course.