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Scanning the status of #mLearning across the globe #unesco_mlw

Ignatia Webs

In scanning 15 illustrative projects, if this is mapped to a formalized system (industrial model), and how mLearning is given rise to emerging, innovative projects on education. Many of the people in the panel are educational consultants in a variety of settings. Shafika Isaacs, YEAH (yes, I think she does great work, and she speaks MUCH quicker than I can follow!!!),

What’s Black & White and scanned all over? #QRCode

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Related posts: Augmented Reality on campus. QR Codes: In the Classroom. iTunes U: "better than going to class"? QR Codes Video eDelivery Podcast QR Code Technology Vodcast YouTube

Next generation learning

Learning with e's

Here we begin to think not only of voice activated, gestural controlled interfaces, but we also need to start considering biometric recognition systems such as retinal scanning, facial recognition and even directly implanted devices that allow us to control our devices merely by thinking (see the table below). retinal scan learning biometrics 3D non-touch interface Web 2.0 Learning 3.0

Acrobat 9: Scanning into a PDF Portfolio

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Select Custom Scan. Click the Scan button and Acrobat will ask you for a file name (if you are appending a PDF Portfolio). The scanning process progresses and, when complete, the target portfolio will be opened automatically with the newly-scanned document included. I was the guest presenter an eSeminar this past week. by David R. via mail.

QR Code Trend Infographic #QRCode

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14 million US people scanned a code last year – 2011). Click the image to view the full infographic. I’m not surprised that nearly half of the scans were to get some form or discount, the whole point of the encouraging people to Scan the code is to somehow give them something in return. What’s Black & White and scanned all over? Good marketing.

QR Code Reader Apps #QRCode

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I have tried a number of Apps to read/scan QR Codes (all bar one tested were free) and I have to say that there isn’t one that stands out above the rest, so I’ll review the ones I end up using more than others below. QR Code Reader and Scanner (iPhone/iPad/iPod) : Scan QR Codes you find on your travels, in magazines, on posters, etc with this useful and free app.

Do you read the full text, skim or scan read it?

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Don’t mistake skimming with scanning, they are different as the 42Explore website explains; Skimming “is used to quickly identify the main ideas of a text. Do you still read all the text, or are you (like me) becoming increasingly prone to skim ahead until something jumps out of the page as a ‘must-read’ section? When you read [.].

AG08 session Scanning the Globe: Connecting your Digital World to the World Around You by Brent Schlenker

Ignatia Webs

Nokia beta labs zebracode from google ( Android SDK from Google, the phones that have this will be able to scan qrcodes. ) 2D barcode manifesto 1. There are many opportunities to incorporate digital data with learning events that take place in a physical, real-world setting. In 2007 this technology significantly expanded in Asia, and it is coming to the U.S. in 2008. Avoiding patent wars 7.

The 4 Hottest eLearning Trends For 2016


Although we’re not quite at the Johnny Five stage yet (the robot demonstrated the ability to scan and instantly assimilate information in the 1986 movie, Short Circuit), technology is starting to revolutionize the learning landscape. With 2016 upon us, we now have a firm footing into the 21st century. In this article I will share […]. eLearning Blog eLearning trends 2016

Must reads from July 2014

Jane Hart

Every day I receive hundreds of new posts and articles in my Feedly stream. I can’t read them all from beginning to end, so I scan the headlines for those that are “clickworthy”, then I skim those articles to see if they contain anything of real value for me, and if so, I go back and […]. Social learning

My blogging year in the rear-view mirror

E-Learning Provocateur

invite you to scan the list below and catch up on any that you may have missed. As the year draws to a close, I like to reflect on my blog posts. It’s never to late to comment! Taking out the trash – My new year’s resolutions. stuck to them fairly well, actually. The 2016 list is currently under construction. The joy of UX – My second dabble with augmented reality.

Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

Many schools have toyed with the idea of using AR applications to support learning, such as when a student scans a page of his homework, a video of his teacher explaining a related concept pops up, or book reviews in the form of videoattached to scan-able book barcodes. When the worker scans the object in front of him, the app uses the device’s camera to ‘understand’ it.

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Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

The coursework components like quizzes, tests and assignments would all be generated through tools that are able to effectively scan the course content and determine its most critical aspects that must be tested. New Year is coming and we all are at the edge of planning and redefining a lot of things, so do the businesses and their learning departments. Trend # 1 Automation. Trend # 4 Cloud.

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Technology Evaluation Checklist for Learning Professionals (Free Download)

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The process starts with scanning for technologies that are even relevant. We are living in the digital revolution and, much like the industrial revolution, progress is truly exponential. We hear about a new smartphone, new app, new technology every single day. With so many new technologies on the market, how do you sort through the irrelevant and the junk? Why do we have a checklist? Focus.

eLearning: The Role of Images

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When you read, your eyes scan a wall of words trying to squeeze out each nugget of information. by Sean Stoker    Are the slides that make up your eLearning lessons text-heavy? Images are an often overlooked component of a good eLearning course. You've probably heard the saying that a picture is worth 1,000 words. " Mental. Emotional. Instantly, right?

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The joy of UX

E-Learning Provocateur

In their excitement to scan the image, they did so immediately after installing the app – but of course without the link, the app had nothing to connect the image to my augmentation. Upon scanning the trigger image, he wanted a video to play. — Jonathan Shariat (@DesignUXUI) March 13, 2015. This wasn’t just a gimmick; it was a proof of concept. And fail I did.

Custom QR Code generator #QRCode

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What do you think to this … created on the Unitag website: I know, it fails one of my ‘rules’ in that it doesn’t display a URL for those who can’t scan it but that can be easily added after the code has been created. Until today. So, how easy was this … very! The interface on the website is split into data/link, design, colours, and logo.

eLearning & Presentations: More Free Images. A MILLION more!

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In December of last year, the British Library released into the public domain a huge collection of scanned images from more than 65,000 books spanning the 16th to 19th centuries. by AJ Walther    Want more free images for your eLearning or PowerPoint presentations? How about over a MILLION more? Yes, that's right, I said public domain. Think again. for free!

Using Infographics in eLearning (Infographic)

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Readers like them because they can quickly scan data and research to gain a broad understanding of the content. Infographics (of varying levels of usefulness) are a common sight on the web these days. Designers love how they can communicate a complex set of ideas in simple, visual terms. Have you considered incorporating infographics into your eLearning? If not, you should. Tips in Review.

5 Ways to KISS Your eLearning

eLearning Brothers

People scan courses. We tend to scan everything that we see first before actually digging in and reading the content. So you might be wondering, how do you give your eLearning a big smooch? That’s not the type of “kiss” I’m talking about. I’m referring to an old acronym coined by Kelly Johnson and has been around since the 1960′s. K eep. I t. imple.

Infographic: QR Codes in the UK

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An estimated 12% of UK smartphone users scanned a QR Code in April 2012 … that’s 3.6 million people – let’s just hope they scanned a meaningful code that pointed to a mobile-ready resource and not some of the other massive QR Code failures ! Infographic – Who’s scanning the Codes? Related posts: QR Code Trend Infographic #QRCode. QRCode.

The power of Digital Storytelling: A corporate learning perspective


For more personalized stories, real images or photographs can also be scanned and inserted. Stories are a powerful way of communication. They can relate deeply personal experiences and share them with audiences of varying profiles – with equal impact. They are also a powerful tool in learning. In the corporate space too, stories can inspire as well as teach with a resounding impact.

What is connected leadership?

Learning and Working on the Web

By seeking, sensing, and sharing, everyone in an organization can become part of a learning network, listening at different frequencies, scanning the horizon, recognizing patterns, and making better decisions. Connected leadership is an emergent property of a network in balance and not some special property available to only the select few. Image: perpetual beta series. Leadership

Swiping or Matching?

Association eLearning

You scan the details, without much time to really focus. How do you meet your next employee… swipe or match? Your department is way behind deadlines, and your staff is screaming for help. You absolutely have to get that new hire onboard, right away. You’re extremely busy, so you pull the standard job description, pulling any resume that remotely fits the bill. Swipe right. She looks good.

Applying Usability Techniques to eLearning Documents

Integrated Learnings

Scan pages? The answers to these questions will help you to determine visual cues to use to guide learners to scan for information, such as: o Meaningful link labeling. If your document doesn’t come up, or if it’s several search pages in, you know you need to adjust your tagging. • Is the document easy to scan to find needed information or do learners have to scroll through much information to find it? Instructional Design Usability scan online document link labeling eLearning call centerBy Donna Bryant. Can users find and use information quickly and easily?

Into The Age of the Smart Things


Refrigerators that scan bar codes and tell us what we have, which items we need, send shopping lists to our networked printers and suggest It’s almost a New Year – 2013 – and already the Next Big Thing is upon us. Actually that’s ironic since the Next Big Thing is all about things, Smart Things.

eLearning Isn't Software

Ellen Wagner

One of the reasons I attend learning technology conferences is that they offer a highly efficient way to scan the horizon for emerging trends likely to affect learning technology adoption. Conferences also provide a chance to see which "idea seeds". eLearning Technology Trends

QR Code Library? #edtech

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Just like the Tesco example above, the subway station (in association with a well known mobile operator) is covered with pictures of the library walls, complete with shelves and book spines, each with a custom QR Code that, when scanned, will enable you to download the book of your choice. Related posts: What’s Black & White and scanned all over? someone did. QRCode.

What is Gamification?

DigitalChalk eLearning

Think about working in the grocery store and having to scan a whole lot of bar codes (brings me back to my high school days). You might be a lot more engaged seeing a progress to completion bar showing you how much closer you are to leveling up each time you scan a barcode. In today’s classroom, educators are constantly required to mold their teaching methods to give students the best opportunity to succeed. Therefore, teachers must become more and more creative when motivating students to learn. It can get students interested in topics they would otherwise be apathetic toward.

Coming soon – eBook on QR Codes in Education

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Book description: “From my first scan of a QR Code in 2008 I have been interested (some would say unnaturally so) in QR Codes. Title : “QR Codes in Education” Author : David Hopkins. ISBN : 9781628470277. Word count : 12,100 (approx.). Price : £4.99. Publish date : June 7, 2013. Available : Coming soon to the following eBook stores: Apple, Kindle, Sony, Kobo, and B&N.

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The Role of eLearning Images in Visual Learning

eLearning Brothers

When you read, your eyes scan a wall of words trying to squeeze out each nugget of information. eLearning images are an oft overlooked component of a good course. great deal of the information we process comes to us through our visual cortex. Its estimated that 93% of information we communicate is obtained through nonverbal queues. ” Mental. Emotional. Instantly, right? Enjoy!

Top 18 Incredible Resources on Using QR Codes in E-Learning & M-Learning


You can make your users scan the code using their smartphones and then direct them to a specific piece of information. Place QR Codes on e-learning course screens for scanning and downloading additional supplementary learning or references materials such as the glossary, Job Aid, References, etc. This code, when scanned by a smartphone, reproduces the message with a synthesized voice. THE JOURNEY: We at Learnnovators have always been excited about Quick Response (QR) Codes. Below are the questions we had in mind when we embarked on our journey: What are QR Codes? Use Cases.

5 papers every learning professional should read

E-Learning Provocateur

Given the challenges and pressures of professional life, combined with everything else that’s been going on privately, I’ve fallen out of the habit of scanning the latest abstracts and deep diving into particular studies. I don’t read as many journal articles as I’d like. This in turn got me thinking about good papers – the ones that stand out from the rest.

eLearning Art and Design Tips for the Non-Designer (Part 2)

eLearning Brothers

The typographic treatment should help readers scan the text and know what is important as fast as possible. So you want to develop an eLearning course huh? But you are not a graphic designer, and need some tips on eLearning Art and Design to get you started? Here is the second post of my three-part series  on eLearning Art and Design tips for the non-designer. Font Size REALLY Does Matter.

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