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Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash

Tony Karrer

Yesterday, I saw what Rapid Intake is doing with their tools to allow authoring of Mobile Learning - what they call mLearning Studio. By way of background, Rapid Intake provides tools that allow you to very rapidly input content that is composed into courses. And yes, the mobile version is SCORM conformant. The mobile version is HTML 5.

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Callidus Software Acquires Rapid Intake by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

the leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM), announced late yesterday it has acquired the leader in collaborative rapid eLearning authoring, Rapid Intake. Asynchronous Mobile Learning Rapid Tools[Press Release] Callidus Software Inc.,

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Fears of the Course Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

Long has tools such as Studio and Captivate been on the higher side, the same can be said for vendors such as Rapid Intake and dominKnow. Rapid Intake – Talk about price increase. Captivate 6 – $899 (per license), you want the full e-learning suite? Fear of the Mobile Bogeyman aka HTML5. Referring back to the other e-learning solutions inc.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Geared toward e-learning developers and instructional designers. The biggest problem facing the industry in the past few years are the lack of course authoring tools for e-learning developers and instructional designers. MLOAT - Multimedia Learning Object Authoring Tool. Multiple learning paths or branching. Reusable learning objects and repository. YouTube.

5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

Upside Learning

Given this trend, it is but obvious that the demand for rapid authoring tools which can publish content in HTML5 will also increase. In this post, we examine 5 rapid authoring tools which show tremendous promise. Lectora Inspire can help you to quickly create dynamic video and Flash content as well as transform your e-Learning to HTML5 for mobile delivery. Buyer, Beware.

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Build Sweet Mobile Learning

eLearning Brothers

Rapid Intake is doing mobile learning the right way! They have a new rapid authoring tool rolling out to quickly build mobile learning. Most of the mobile courses that I’ve seen in the past look terrible. However Rapid Intake has done a great job with the visual navigation, interface, and page layouts.

New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

best products that work under water (summer time) and from the e-learning prospective – the best authoring tools. 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. E-Learning 24/7.

Flash Dead for eLearning

Tony Karrer

In February of 2011, Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash , I pointed to the smart moves by Rapid Intake to work around this problem. And now, Adobe Admits: Apple Won, Flash For Mobile is Done, HTML5 is the Future. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs What does all of this mean?

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R U Maximizing your M-Learning Experience?

eLearning 24-7

This to me is evident, when we talk about mobile learning, specifically the word of “mobile” . Chat with business consumers and mobile is just a device. For consumers it is more about being educated and learning about all those angles. reaching its potential) of mobile learning is based on what constitutes mobile learning. In the e-learning world, m-learning is equally all over the place. Authoring tool vendors for the most part have really been slacking when it comes to mobile learning. .

eLearning Learning Launches New Features

Tony Karrer

Over on eLearning Learning , we've just launched a new version with some great new features. In case you don't know about eLearning Learning, it brings together content from leading experts and companies like the Adobe Captivate Blog , Clark Quinn , Clive Shepherd , Jay Cross , Karl Kapp , and really too many to list. You can find a long list of the Featured sources on the right side.

How to Buy a LMS

eLearning 24-7

LMS – Learning Management System – most commonly sought out by folks. LCMS – Learning Content Management System – going the way of the dodo bird. M-Learning- Mobile Learning. This means the system can be viewed via a mobile device. E-Learning – Online Learning. Many people confuse the term thinking it means electronic learning and thus will boost that they were doing e-learning 20 years ago or even longer. RCAT – Rapid Content Authoring Tool. Right now works with mobile devices.

Free webinar 8/16: Mobile Learning & Augmented Reality

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Heard the term Augmented Reality and wondered how it could be used in learning? Attend this free webinar hosted by Rapid Intake and featuring Craig Weiss, author of the E-Learning 24/7 blog. In this webinar, you will learn how this emerging technology is changing the way people engage and learn. It will present you with possibilities and mobile devices best suited for this new technology. Date: Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 ime: 1:00pm-2:00pm ET Register at: [link]. How Augmented Reality Works: [link]. Cool example: [link

Free Webinar Friday: Publish Learning to Both HTML5 and Flash: Announcing the Rapid Intake mLearning Studio

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Creating Mobile Learning (mLearning) to supplement your eLearning program is a bit of a mystery. How will the mobile content be accessed? How can you make sure you're still able to track learner results on your Learning Management System (LMS)? How do all of the parts fit together? How do you publish uniform content to both Flash and HTML5 formats? It seems like these things should be easy, but does anyone offer a simple solution? Check it out: [link

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M-Learning: Where’s the app for that?

eLearning 24-7

With all these vendors talking about their solution and its capabilities on mobile devices, it should be easy to find an app for that. Regardless if the vendor is m-learning specific, content authoring tool, LMS, web conferencing or a hybrid. If your telling me your solution is mobile ready, then all I should need to do is go iTunes or Android and find your app. Nowadays more and more vendors (thankfully) are seeing the benefit of mobile devices. Thus they can advertise they offer mobile learning. Blackboard Learn? Mobile Learning Tools.

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Times are changing – trends in the content authoring tool market

eLearning 24-7

As the rapid content authoring market continues to grow, new features and capabilities are equally growing. In just six months since then, the numbers have grown rapidly. Mobile Learning. Let’s see – what is the fastest e-learning subset ever to garner audience interest for all solutions? Hmm, oh yeah mobile learning. It has blown past social learning, and continues to roll. The rapid increase in mobile learning is tied directly to tablets. Yet, today it is gaining fast adoption across all e-learning lines.

New mLearning Authoring Offerings - Wave #1

mLearning Trends

As detailed in my list of mobile learning predictions for 2011 , a collection of smart and savvy authoring tool vendors offering solutions for online training delivery will start to introduce specialized tools that will enable some form of single sourcing that outputs mobile-friendly content with little or nominal effort over and above what's already been invested to create online courseware and training materials. Let's take a quick look at both companies and their respective offerings: Rapid Intake's mLearning Studio. Harbinger Group's Raptivity.

Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

eLearning 24-7

A trend that is happening in the LMS market more so than in the other e-learning markets, is the failure to follow their path of success. After all, if you can create a couple of APIs that provide strong social learning functionality, and the LMS vendor offers an add-on for social learning, do they really want you to put yours in? Many vendors who screamed the favorite line of e-learning, “our customers aren’t asking for it, so that is why we are not implementing it&# , have surprisingly changed their minds. Rapid Intake mLearning Studio is near launch.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

mLearning Trends

Another month, another trip to Orlando it seems and last week had me attending two different shows down near the Mouse House; Learning Solutions 2011 and CTIA Wireless 2011. The Learning Solutions 2011 Event. That said, interest in the various products and sessions and “morning buzz” gatherings that related to mobile all seemed well attended and topical. Check it out here.

TOP eLearning and Workplace Learning Blogs

eFront

During the last 5 years I was able to exchange ideas, share thoughts, and learn from an eLearning community of practice that exists in the blogosphere. I did my research and I listed 134 eLearning and workplace Learning Blogs. > If you would like me to include your elearning and/or workplace learning blog in this list please leave a comment. => We support Free eLearning!

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

Mobile Learning/HTML5 output – doesn’t hurt and has to be considered. Again, not every tool below is SaaS based, but at some point, you have to move to the SaaS world, especially if you are offering or saying you do – some type of mobile learning functionality. It pitches that it is a m-learning product because it supports HTML5. Yes, it offers the social learning authoring features – robust actually, which most vendors in this space does not, but it has added task management and PENS. #7 E-Learning 24/7. Here are my criteria.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

The “WOW” They have failed to grasp the power of mobile content, beyond “responsive”; understood gamification (a few have, the rest “nope”) and see the real power and value of a video course with all the trimmings, not a video embedded in a course. Rapid Intake (now Litmos Author) had this ability more than four years ago. E-Learning 24/7.

Free Webinar: Leveraging Voice Tools for Training

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Learn how tointegrate interactive voice tools and audio based instructions to activelyengage the learner in a mobile application or a blended learning solution. Thepresenter will be Nancy Munro, CEO of KnowledgeShift and a seasoned developerof online and mobile learning applications. Rapid Intake's developmentplatforms can easily integrate the voice/audio tools that she will bedemonstrating. January27th, 1:00pm ET Space isLimited Reserve Your Webinar Seat Now At: [link] You've tried every trick in the book to engage your learners.

Trade Show Circuit 2013

eLearning 24-7

In just one month, the e-learning trade show season will be upon us. Too many e-learning shows. The show is solely focused on e-learning and the vendors come from all over the world. A must for any e-learning vendor. As listed above, seminars are a mixed bag (just as they are with any e-learning or heck any trade show). I still do not understand how a show that is tech and e-learning oriented can have such awful Wi-Fi on the expo floor? Learning Solutions. Again, just as with any e-learning show, you may come away disappointed. M-Learning.

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E-Learning Trade Shows + Product Reviews 4 #TK11

eLearning 24-7

E-Learning Trade Shows. People in the booth that actually know the product inside and out – I’m surprised on how this continues to be a problem at a lot of e-learning shows; some companies stock their booths with people who are very nice, but really do not have any knowledge on the product, beyond what they read on the product sheet they are handing you. All the vendors listed below, a mini review of their product will be posted on the E-Learning 24/7 Linkedin Group. elearn Online – rapid content authoring tool. E-Learning 24/7. The Good.

Latest E-Learning Insight and News

eLearning 24-7

What is of note, is that this is not new in terms of systems being offered “in the cloud” This was happening back when e-learning began, with quite a few systems in the cloud by 2002. Mobile. As previously noted, there is a continued increase in vendors who are supporting mobile learning, whether it is by having a stand alone mobile learning platform or integrating it into their system at no additional charge. The reason m-learning is gaining steam are tablets, not smartphones. E-Learning 24/7. Ahh, how things have changed.

Answering your LMS Questions

eLearning 24-7

Mobile learning – it might surprise you to know that 75-80% of all systems in the space, currently do not offer any type of mobile learning, the number goes up even higher for online/offline synch. Learning paths or curriculum paths. Learning is really becoming secondary, even if these vendors offer a LMS. . Q: I use Articulate, Rapid Intake and other 3rd party authoring tools, will they work in any LMS? E-Learning 24/7. How many of you have seen vendors respond to your questions? I need a LMS. Use my 90/10 rule. A: Yes.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

As 2012 draws to a close, its time to evaluate how in focus my lens on the future of enterprise mobile learning proved to be this past year and how many of my year ago predictions hit their targets. Prediction #1 - Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream. and will simply state “we need to offer learning to our workers via their omnipresent mobiles!” On Target But.

Being Thankful: E-Learning Thoughts

eLearning 24-7

Thus, it makes only sense to present my list of “thanks” from an e-learning perspective. Vendors who added innovative features including text to speech (way to go SoftChalk), to true HTML5 support (Claro, Cm-Studio, Rapid Intake, Toolbook and sort of HTML5 output – Lectora) to image editors, SDK kits, gaming sims and Sony PSP devices. Advanced Learning Solutions: PowerTrainer Professional. When they asked if there were any questions – a participant inquired about mobile learning – there was silent on the other end. Nothing.

Award for all awards

eLearning 24-7

CODiE – in one category under “Software”, 32 awards are available, at least two winners per award, one has three: 65 winners – some of the awards do not fall under “e-learning” CODiE – under “Education”, 23 awards are available, at least two winners per award, a couple have 3 winners. Monitoring of the industry, following it and then selecting winners (E-Learning 24/7 aka this blog, follows this approach). E-Learning 24/7 Approach. Innovators of the Year: Rapid Intake, Scate Technologies, Inquisiq.

APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Unfortunately, too many vendors in the e-learning space have failed to see the power and potential of this capability, and have decided to ignore them. SCORM Player communicating with your vendor’s solution, for example, if you were creating your own LMS and Rapid Intake’s rapid e-learning authoring tool, it includes a SCORM Player API. Here is just a few of ones I like, that are unique and you could use in your LMS/LCMS/CMS, Learning Portal (caveat: your vendor must be able to accept APIs, otherwise it won’t work). Social Learning?

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Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Key Social Learning Roles - Daretoshare , April 4, 2010 Premise : Learning communities or networks thrive because its members possess certain skills and capabilities. The road ahead : I am presently developing detailed role descriptions, community guidelines, role assessment tools, and the identification of appropriate learning products and offerings. Can You Learn from a Recording? Should they be coupled with your LMS or other learning-specific tools? How useful is strategic planning for e-learning? April 2010.