eLearning Trends for 2016 – Players in the Realm
FEBRUARY 10, 2016
Isn’t it something more associated with games, comics and superhero movies? Realm? You might think. Well, theoretically yes. But, look at this from a different angle. Can’t we say that eLearning a realm in itself? And if anything, eLearning has been around way longer and has been evolving rapidly. Newer technologies, devices, and budding concepts […]. eLearning eLearning trends eLearning Trends 2016 eLearning Trends For 2016
The future of entertainment
JUNE 27, 2016
Up to 6 players can traverse the 400m 2 physical floor space as a platoon. virtual reality 360 AFTRS Australia Australian Australian Film Television and Radio School entertainment film future game game-based learning GBL interactive Melbourne movie social Sydney VR VR Noir Zero LatencyIn the space of a couple of weeks, I have previewed the future of entertainment twice.
This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad
JULY 6, 2010
Adobe Flash and the Danger of Zero Day Exploits
AUGUST 12, 2015
Our Head of Technology, Nik Goile, gives us some background on last month’s Adobe Flash exploits , and explains how CDSM was prepared to deal with them… You probably heard about the Adobe Flash Player vulnerabilities that came to light in July. If a user has Flash ‘Click-to-Play’ enabled , then they will see a box where the Flash movie is and must choose to play it manually.
Turn Your Product Knowledge Training into a “Hero’s Journey”
APRIL 28, 2015
We see The Hero’s Journey all around us: in movies, in books, in classical myths and modern stories. In addition, many customers create a broader theme or narrative that they use within their LMS and throughout email communications sent to players. Players begin a heroic journey to become a Knowledge Guru. What is an engaging learning solution? Start With a Challenge.
Replay Videos With a Single Click in Articulate Storyline
JULY 22, 2016
It offers an option to insert an mp4 video file in the course and apply the default video Player settings to it. The default Player settings consist of Play/Pause, Timeline to control the video. by selecting (checkbox) the Show Video Controls option in the Movie Tools tile from the Menu. How can we solve this issue? The answer lies in adding a few simple triggers.
Alternate Reality Games: a model for engagement?
JULY 14, 2016
Practically speaking, the Alternate Reality Game can be considered a collaborative art form, where the players engage in two main activities: hunting for fragments of a larger story, and sharing what they’ve found with the other players. It’s a game that happens in reality, but it works on the players’ assumption that it’s ‘not a game’ and that reality isn’t all it seems.
The psychology of gamification in education: why rewards matter for learner engagement.
OCTOBER 30, 2015
We all know it is there, and that clearly millions of people love gaming, but video games just don’t seem to get everyone excited in the same way that, say, movies do. The reality is that the video game (gamification) industry is twice the size of the movie industry and three times the size of the music industry, going on 2013 figures. So is gaming or gamification as big as we think?
Gamification in E-Learning – Are you Game for it?
JANUARY 3, 2016
To give you a breathing example, try to recall the story of your favorite movie. Taking the overall digitally aware population into consideration, it is seen that around 75% people are gamers, i.e. They’ve played games on their devices at some point or the other. (50% casual and 27% moderate to frequent players). ‘A picture is worth a thousand words’. Horrifying enough?
Engage Your Learner: Add Suspense, Mystery, Intrigue
OCTOBER 8, 2013
A sense of suspense, mystery and intrigue draws people into games, movies and novels…but rarely learning events. When playing a game, inevitably, players become curious—what happens if I go over to this place or explore this room. Game players explore gamespaces to see what happens. What if I run into the open? What if I open this door or go out through a window? Design
What Pokémon Go Means to the Learning Industry
JULY 14, 2016
On nicer days, games could be structured outside the facility to aid in employee morale, and eventually, we may get cool practical apps or glasses that can project emails and vital information right in front of us like in sci-fi movies of the past. What Pokémon Go Means to the Learning Industry. Pokémon Go is a phenomenon which is quickly taking over our cell phones. Gamification.
Presentations in the cloud
Clive on Learning
AUGUST 22, 2011
video with media alongside (typically slides, but could also be Flash movies, Twitter feeds, web pages, etc.). In the case of the second option that's a lot to look at, so the embeddable player provides the option of viewing the media component in a separate pop-up window. The system allows you to deliver the presentation in three formats: A video of the presentation alone.
Top 3 #LMS 4 Video, Mobile, Social.
FEBRUARY 20, 2017
Sometimes silence makes the most sense. As one of the greatest movie lines was said (via Valley Girl – masterpiece), “It isn’t always the most popular one.” On-Off synch app (not one for your desktop like some lameo player) – See the above. Fun fact – The Top 50 2017 LMS Report is available for purchase. Contact me for more info. Thank you.
Articulate 360: What Does the New Subscription Model Mean for You?
NOVEMBER 10, 2016
For many months, Articulate has been previewing some of the features, such as the new responsive player. Then you can publish a movie that switches back and forth between the two or uses picture-in-picture. Storyline 360 has a responsive player, but the slides themselves don’t change based on device size or orientation. All of that gets recorded into a movie. Articulate Storyline users have been anxiously anticipating the release of Storyline 3. Well, the release came on Wednesday, and it wasn’t Storyline 3 but rather Articulate 360. How does the subscription work?
The Unstoppable Force of M-Learning
DECEMBER 16, 2013
For the most part, mlearning tools involve handheld computers, MP3 players, notebooks, mobile phones, and tablets – the primary focus being on the mobility of the learner. One study indicated that roughly 38% of all children under the age of eight have used a cell phone, or other mobile device to play games, use apps, watch videos, TV shows an movies. Popular and Growing.
The Office Hunger Games: Why Competition Works at Work
MARCH 7, 2016
Running through an arena and fighting for your life is one thing, but does competition work as well in the office as it does in the movie theater? If you’ve ever seen The Hunger Games movies, you know that competition can be a huge motivator–especially when life is at stake. Competition causes a mild form of anxiety: How are the other players doing? Tweet This).
Beyond winning points: reflections on ‘gamification’ (Part 1)
MAY 29, 2013
42% of game players believe that computer and video games give the most value for their money, compared with DVD’s music or going out to the movies. But that said, what is it that makes the experience meaningful to the player? What is it that makes the player play and want to play more? So, an activity that meets these criteria is likely to be received by players as engaging and fun. Like most of Londoners, I rely on tube transportation to travel around the city. When on the tube, I usually spend my commuting time playing video games on my smartphone. Right?
Video Production and Learner Engagement in MOOCs
Your Training Edge
OCTOBER 2, 2014
Tutorials can be improved with tools like content tags and bookmarks that facilitate re-watching, for example, by using LectureScape, the enhanced video player I described in a previous article. You don’t need a full movie studio and video editing team to create great educational content, but as you can see, simply winging it won’t do either. little enthusiasm goes a long way.
Apple iPad: Who Is It Really For?
FEBRUARY 19, 2010
MP3 Players? While the iPad may have an impact over the music industry, it don’t think it would affect the mp3 players market at all. If you just have to listen to music the iPod Nano had great size advantages over the iPod Touch and that explains why iPad won’t impact mp3 players. I can’t imagine being on a treadmill at the gym with an iPad in my hands.
SCORM for E-learning Courses: WHY?
NOVEMBER 2, 2016
When you get a new movie DVD, you don’t check if it works with the DVD player you have. regular DVD will run on any DVD player out there in the market or the one you have at home. This is because the movies in DVDs are produced using a set of standards that help the movie run on any DVD player. It can be leveraged to convey a wide variety of subjects.
Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
Flash course development toolkit - provides the source code, features include ability to load your movies, creates a table of contents and provides complete navigation control. SCORM compliant learning object generator, customized editing interface, web based media player that works across multiple platforms, video/audio, image slides, text synchronization. Geared towards the masses.
Potential of Instructional Games: Uncharted and Civilization
OCTOBER 12, 2011
The cinematic, the game-play and the story which engrosses the player speaks to how compelling and deep a video game can become. It is like you are in the movie and making action happen. The game has interesting graphics, intriguing decisions the player needs to make and even sprinkles in a little history about great civilizations. Uncharted 3. Civilization V. Design
What are Serious Games?
MARCH 1, 2016
good game, like a good movie, has a gripping storyline. At its simplest form, the player’s main challenge is to beat their high score. In the world of online learning buzzwords, serious games have raised their heads time and again, but what are they? Are they any different from game-based learning and if so, how? What could be more serious than that?! Why do we need Serious Games?
15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads
JANUARY 30, 2013
For iPads, content can be played via Safari browser but for an enhanced experience, you can publish it for Articulate Mobile Player , a native iOS application that optimizes courses only for iPads. 3. So here’s a few – 15 actually! – pointers on some of the tools out there, that you can use to help you take that ‘leap of faith’ into mLearning. Adobe Edge Animate. It’s free! 2.
DIY Virtual Reality: World of Warcraft Thinks Inside the Box at Comic-Con 2015
AUGUST 10, 2015
But with the 2016 release of the World of Warcraft movie, big names and big budgets have been thrown around to make a flick that hardcore gamers can appreciate. With a relatively small investment, thinking inside the box will pay off big time with movie ticket sales next year. At the same time, WoW needed to find a way to turn the general public into fanboys and this year’s Comic-Con.
Ghost Edition – Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2013
OCTOBER 30, 2013
Ghost Factoid: I n recognition of those lists identifying the scariest movies, here is my top five: Exorcist, The Shining, The Changeling (1980 version), Poltergeist (fun fact: the exterior of the house – seen in the movie, is only five blocks from where I live) and Ju-On (2002). #9 Quicklessons. Ghost Factoid: William Castle was the master of “shock” campy in movies. New offline player – since Claro is SaaS – you can push your course info for people taking it into Claro and generate some statistics (more on this trend, later on). SCORM.
Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
The ability to make a screencast video can also be used to showcase your creativity when playing games like Minecraft and recreating scenes from movies and/or filming music videos in simulation games like The Sims. Whichever software you choose, video recording software is a must if you are a teacher/educator, game player, or blogger. share pointers for playing a game. CamStudio.
Procurement and the LMS – Friend or Foe?
MAY 12, 2015
Speaking of which, I know some of you feel the same way, uh the meal err recipient when certain players get involved with the LMS decision making – I’m looking at you Greg (oh, wrong movie reference), I meant I am looking at you Procurement. Hello from down under, Peter the Koala says hi, which is funny because Mr. Cutie pie Koala could rip your arms out and munch on them if he wanted to – so please, please stick your hand a little closer to. Yes, I said it. Procurement. ” How would that fly over? Exactly. Build training and learning. Benefits?
Using Lessons from Video Games in E-Learning
FEBRUARY 8, 2013
wrote a blog article last year about what the 80's movie WarGames teaches us about learning games. These techniques include leveraging teachable moments and encouraging you to learn from other players. I'm a child of the 80's. Everyday I am reminded of that by the marketers who want dollars from the 30-something crowd. The fact that I grew up in the 80's puts me in perfect place to see the evolution of video games. Yes, I played Pong back in the day. The Atari 2600 stole hours of my elementary years. remember text-based games like Zork and Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
Fears of the Course Authoring Tool Market
OCTOBER 17, 2012
Its nearly Halloween and with that comes the shocking and fearful excitement or lack thereof of the scariest things on the plane appearing at the movie theaters, in costumes, television and for us, the course authoring tool market. Compared to the other big players – dominKnow Claro is a steal. Why would someone want to take a rapid authoring tool course on a CD player?
#40years of Educational Technology: First days
Learning with e's
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
The first Star Wars movie was still a year away, and showing at the local cinema was David Bowie in The Man Who Fell to Earth. My technical team would supply projectors for slides (Kodak Carousels), 16mm film (see the image above) and filmstrip, occasionally accompanied by an audio cassette player, where you changed the slides each time a tone sounded on the sound track.
Storyboarding, prototypes and e-learning design
Spark Your Interest
OCTOBER 11, 2011
But, without the pitch (think The Player , as in the movie), then I find it hard for the client or SME to get it and agree that this the kind of experience you are going to build together. I’m curious to know: how do you approach elearning design? Have you heard of The Toolbar ? It’s a podcast by Brian and Judy on e-learning. And beer. Why not? Which is a great thing.
3 Key Tips to Optimize Video for Mobile
AUGUST 5, 2015
Your unique video landing pages for mobile viewers should be a more trimmed-down version to ensure they get the full value of the player without missing out on the extra text and images that are provided. With this “adaptive streaming” you can stream a movie on your phone, and then cast it to a bigger screen and it still looks great. Mobile video consumption is growing at an enormous rate, and 50% of video views will be via a mobile device by 2016. So, So, what steps should video creators and marketers take? Here, we’ll discuss 3 best practices for mobile video optimization.
The Magnificent Seven: The importance of specialisation within teamwork
NOVEMBER 14, 2016
Movies like this always followed a very specific formula and were made up of standard cinematic elements that filled my younger self with a sense of delight and wonder. Even though linguistically the words are sometimes used interchangeably, notice, for example, that we refer to a group of football players as a “football team”. Teamwork vs. Group work. team of specialists.