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eLearning is dead! Multi-screen learning is the next big thing.

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iA Single Experience across multiple screens, as illustrated in the image above, is the world we live in today! A single experience across multiple screens is the holy grail of computing these days.

The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition

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What a difference three short years make in technology.

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

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OMD research: viewers switch devices regularly while the TV is on (Image credit: Nathan Daniels). How many devices do you own? For me, the answer is a whole lot, perhaps too many.

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Daily Mobile Learning Episode 2: The Best UI is No UI

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Welcome to episode 2 of my new Daily Mobile Learning show on YouTube. This is a project that I had on my mind for the last 4 years and finally decided to put action behind my idea and see what happens.

3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

Introducing the Daily Mobile Learning Show on YouTube with RJ Jacquez

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I hope you are doing well these days. It’s been awhile since I last posted here on my Blog. I real hope to change that starting today.

7 Microinteractions You will Love in the new Articulate Studio 13 [Review]

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The New Articulate Studio ’13. I just finished reading an excellent book written by Dan Saffer titled Microinteractions: Designing with Details.

4 Ways Smartphones are helping People Learn a new Language

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Image courtesy of: Michael Cahill. Being a ubiquitous device in mobile learning, a smartphone has done almost all of the unthinkable, especially in helping learners master a foreign language.

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Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]

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After delivering my 6Hr Mobile Learning Workshop for companies for a few months, today I’m opening it up for Learning Professionals. Why Register for this Training?

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State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning

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2012 has been an amazing year for mobile! This year we have seen technology companies introduce a myriad of mobile devices of all sizes, prices and operating systems.

Happy 12th Birthday iPod! [The Beginning of the Mobile Revolution]

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Apple iPod vs. Diamond Rio MP3 Player. Twelve years ago yesterday, Steve Jobs and Apple introduced the first iPod using the amazing tagline: 1,000 songs in your pocket.

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From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

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Let’s get one thing out of the way, the future of eLearning isn’t about adding more ‘ animations ‘ to our existing eLearning (in the name of making courses more engaging), neither is it about an eLearning 2.0 vision.

mLearning is Bigger than Mobile Devices. The “m” is for Multiscreen.

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In a previous post entitled The “m” in mLearning means More , I made a case for why I believe mobile learning has vastly more potential than eLearning, in no small part because of all the sensor superpowers built into mobile devices.

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How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

5 Key Mobile Learning Takeaways from Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends Report [Slides]

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If you are a Learning Professional, who needs to convince stakeholders about the importance of mobile learning, one way is to bombard them with mobile statistics, and there’s no better source than the annual Internet Trends Report presented by Mary Meeker.

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7 razones por las que Articulate Storyline cambiará radicalmente el aprendizaje electrónico y móvil

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En primer lugar, permítanme felicitar a quienes trabajaron en el desarrollo y lanzamiento de Articulate Storyline. Embarcarse en el proyecto tan ambicioso de desarrollar una aplicación como Storyline, desde cero, no es una tarea sencilla.

Back from a year-long Sabbatical from Tech: 9 Things I’m excited about

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As you may have noticed, I have been mostly inactive online for the better part of the year (on a bit of a sabbatical from Tech if you will) and now I’m slowly coming back, more excited than before, motivated, inspired and ready for the new year!

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Is eLearning on Tablets really Mobile Learning? [Chime in]

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The only thing better than Blogging is the comments one gets below a post. Comments I believe is the real killer app of Blogs and some times comments are so insightful than they trigger ideas for new posts.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

What is the future of #mLearning Design? Storyline’s native app vs. Captivate’s Responsive Design [Poll]

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image credit: table xi. Three years ago when I began focusing on mobile learning, I looked at the most popular rapid eLearning development tools and I was convinced there was very little chance they could re-invent themselves into decent mobile learning design tools.

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A Lesson in Mobile Learning Design from Yelp [#mLearning]

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I love this tweet, because it epitomizes how most people view the mobile experience, often as the “light” version of the desktop: “It looks like you’re on a train. Would you like me to show you the insultingly simplified mobile site?”

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Should Learning Designers Learn to Code? [Poll]

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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.

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Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

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Last week Cisco published a research paper entitled “ Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2012–2017 ,” which included some staggering figures, as to the speed with which we are adopting internet-connected mobile devices around the world.

Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

The New Adobe Captivate 7 Marches Backwards into the Future [Review]

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A year ago I wrote a post entitled An Honest Assessment of Adobe Captivate 6 [First Impressions] , which garnered 81 ReTweets and 62 comments, and to this day is the most read post here on my blog.

Key Mobile Milestone: Smartphone Sales Exceeded Feature Phones for the First Time [#mLearing]

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We have reached another key milestone in the mobile revolution, which bodes well for everyone involved in Mobile Design and Mobile Learning.

The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]

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For all the mind-boggling stats we read about the video revolution, like how we are publishing video to YouTube at the rate of 72 hours every minute, and consuming over 3 billion hours of video each month, as well as other stats you can see here , video as a medium hasn’t really evolved.

The New Articulate Storyline iPad App and mLearning [VIDEOS]

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Mayra Aixa Villar: As Instructional Designers, every day, we look for that spark of inspiration that can help us design our next eLearning project.

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Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

When Designing Mobile Learning, Think Less is More [#mLearning]

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Over the weekend I came across this fascinating article that really got me thinking about how we should approach the design of mobile learning (mLearning).

Is it time to Abandon Adobe Flash in eLearning Design? [Chime in]

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This morning while reading the latest news, I came across a CNET news article, entitled “Flash quietly re-emerges on Amazon’s Kindle Fire.”

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

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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.

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The New Adobe Creative Suite (CS6) is a Sign of the Mobile Times

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First, I would like to congratulate my former Adobe colleagues, who worked on the new Creative Suite 6 apps.

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How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

7 Free Online Tools for CSS Optimization

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If you truly want to develop learning, or any other type of content that can be viewed on multiple screens, including desktops and laptops, smartphones, tablets, as well as future devices, such as Google Glass, the only solid solution is by using Responsive Web Design principles.

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10 mLearning Lessons I Learned from reading Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski [Book Review]

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I love Mobile and everything that it represents. I like the physicality of touch, the idea that nothing gets in the way of me and my content, no keyboard, no mouse, no stylus, no usb ports for a microphone or webcam to connect to, nothing but touch. I enjoy the simplicity of mobile.

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Best Practices for Publishing to YouTube in the New Adobe Captivate 5.5

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I’ll keep this introduction short and to the point and get to the video quickly. One of my favorite new features in Adobe Captivate 5.5 is publishing to YouTube.

10 Things I Love about Screenr.com

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When I worked at Adobe and we announced Acrobat.com, I was so excited with all the free Cloud services included, and it also meant that I could leverage the story in promoting my apps because of some of the integration between them that we had built.

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.