June 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Smokescreen – The Future Of Flash Player? Debates if Smokescreen, an open source project implemented in HTML5 and JavaScript, would effectively allow complex animations and interactions developed in Flash to work on Flash disabled mobile platforms.

HTML5 and Flash: Two Ways to Create Interactivity in Mobile Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Most e-learning developers assume the availability of the free Flash plug-in on the learner's browser. Some mobile devices may support Flash, others don't. The Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod are examples where your Flash elements simply won't work. Apple proposes that you use HTML5 instead, to build rich interfaces. In another post on HTML5 , I talk about its impact on web interactivity.

An Overview of HTML5

Integrated Learnings

Apple's recent refusal to support Flash is the latest of many headaches web developers have had to endure as the web has matured but standards have been slow to respond. I mentioned this to a Flash developer at lunch today and I could see the frustration in his eyes wondering how he's going to meet the needs of his customers who use iPads. Standardizing these headaches so that web development is more consistant across all web-based devices is the goal of HTML5.

HTML5 in E-learning – Signaling the End of the Flash Player

CommLab India

For years, the Flash Player reigned supreme in the world of e-learning. It seemed that the Flash Player was destined to rule the technology-enabled learning world. This means that many learners could not access online learning on mobile devices, using the Flash Player.

Is Adobe Flash Going Away?

eLearningMind

In Short… Adobe Flash Will Be Discontinued, Is Going Away, & Adobe Flash Will Be Dead. Google has already begun taking steps to remove Flash from their browser while the rest of the web settles in for the long goodbye. So, What Will Replace Flash?

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out! As we reach the first anniversary of this blog’s introduction, we thought we’d take stock and figure out how things are going by revisiting our list of predictions for enterprise mobile learning in 2010. lack of Flash support). A.K.A.

Is Adobe Flash Going Away?

eLearningMind

In Short… Adobe Flash Will Be Discontinued, Is Going Away, & Adobe Flash Will Be Dead. Google has already begun taking steps to remove Flash from their browser while the rest of the web settles in for the long goodbye. So, What Will Replace Flash?

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Principles for Designing 3D Learning Environments - Kapp Notes , November 19, 2010In yesterday’s Train for Success in-world seminar, I was asked about the principles for effective design for 3D learning experiences, here is the list of principles that can be applied to make a 3D Learning Environment (3DLE) successful. Principles for Effectively Designing a 3D Learning Environment. Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. Effectiveness (121).

IPhone- User Interface Guidelines- Part I

Upside Learning

To assist the development of applications, Apple has provided the user interface guidelines document which provides information about types of applications you can develop and user interface guidelines to make effective applications.

How Apple Killed Flash for eLearning (and What to do with All That Non-Compatible Courseware)

eLearningMind

In 2010, Steve Jobs singlehandedly started one of the biggest–OK, maybe the only–software feuds by stating that Apple products wouldn’t support Flash, citing reasons like a high fail rate, lag time, and the overall unnecessary nature of the platform.

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

Another small trend is providing advanced admin capabilities in the form of admins who have CSS, Flash,PHP or other languages. That said, some big dogs have focused and thus created products geared towards the plus 1,000 or 5,000 employees that their solution does not offer the necessary features and capabilities to penetrate effectively into the market. The use of geolocation – available in HTML5. HTML5. How will you handle HTML5?

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Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

June 2010. Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises - Performance Learning Productivity , June 18, 2010 I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. 20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory - The eLearning Coach , June 2, 2010 Without adapting learning experiences to the learner’s cognitive architecture, instructional design is hit or miss.

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LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

They just do not see the benefit nor value – NOW – of having their products available to be used effectively and optimized for consumer slate tablets, aka “tablets&#. HTML5 will be available on every one of those tablets, plus they will offer Flash (notable exception the iPad). When a vendor said, hmm, you know HTML5 courses are possible, so we will create a player that will play courses built-in 100% HTML5 and will work with Flash.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Samsung Galaxy S is expected to be the first real challenger to the iPad, it runs on Android OS, offers Flash 10.1 and HTML5. The latest projected number of iPads and other tablets to be sold by the end of 2010 is 19.5 Again, the iPad runs with HTML5, not Flash nor Java. True, the other tablets and Samsung offer Flash 10.1 and Java, but they offer HTML5 too. Same issue occurred with Opera – used Flash and Java. HTML5, Flash and Java.

A sign of the future: Adobe embracing HTML5

Aptara

A sign of the future: Adobe embracing HTML5. These businesses will instead have to gravitate toward technologies such as HTML5, which handily solve the problems of a fragmented mobile ecosystem and the overlap between the use cases for smartphones, tablets and notebook computers.

Growth Accelerates CellCast Solution Innovations

mLearning Trends

We're pleased to report the adoption and use of mobile learning by enterprise customers has been accelerating throughout first half of 2010 -- yeah!!; CellCast can deliver 18 different kinds of mobile learning content ensuring there are reliable and cost effective ways to reach virtually everyone in an organization's extended ecosystem in one way or another (likely several) from just one integrated platform.

Why PowerPoint is Effective for Training New Employees

DigitalChalk eLearning

PowerPoint is a highly sophisticated tool with an array of animations and effects, but all the bells and whistles are not much use outside their own environment. Import your deck into another format, try sharing online – and the effects you sweated over three nights in a row are gone.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

They just do not see the benefit nor value – NOW – of having their products available to be used effectively and optimized for consumer slate tablets, aka “tablets&#. HTML5 will be available on every one of those tablets, plus they will offer Flash (notable exception the iPad). Offers 3G and the data access is free – no additional charge, unlike a smartphone; plus many offer full Flash capabilities, color screens and the e-ink too – the mainstay.

eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course ? Part 2.

eLearning Cyclops

In my last post I gave an overview of my DemoFest course, Intro to Office 2010. When this project was brought to me it involved training for both a Windows 7 and Office 2010 upgrade, which is why some of the documents included here references Windows 7 in addition to the Office upgrade.

John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: Trivantis’ Lectora made rapid e Learning simple and cost-effective. Learnnovators: At a time when the learning industry is leaning towards HTML5, you bundle Flypaper (a tool for developing Flash interactions and animations) into Lectora. John: Actually, Flypaper was bundled with Lectora in 2010, when Flash creation was still extremely relevant in the industry. ABOUT JOHN BLACKMON (Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Trivantis Corporation).

Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

Since its launch, back in April 2010, Apple has sold more than 100 million iPads – a mind boggling quantity unmatched and way ahead of any other device manufacturer.

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6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

When implementing mobile learning in workplace, following 6 steps will help create an effective mlearning strategy. Gary Woodill had estimated different types (platform & make) of mobile phones at 5000+ in his 2010 book “The Mobile Learning Edge”.

Adaptive and Responsive Design for eLearning: Part 2

eFront

All that designers had to do was to provide a nice looking screen layout and graphics, add a few animations and activities and publish the course, which really meant exporting the lot to Flash.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

After such an exciting and rewarding 2010, my predictions for the coming year seem broader and more varied given the fast changing dynamics of the marketplace and accelerated adoption of mobile learning by organizations of all sizes. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, then 2011 will be the year of the deployment. Flash will still not be supported on iOS devices in 2011 but this fact will matter far less over time.

eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course - Part 1

eLearning Cyclops

Johns Hopkins HealthCare began transitioning staff to Microsoft Office 2010 applications in February 2010. Adobe Flash, Adobe Captivate, Articulate Presenter, Articulate Quizmaker, Microsoft Office 2010. One of my most valuable insights was that the use of whimsical characters was an effective way to market the course, and increased recognition and participation in the project. Below is the link to the Office 2010 course. ► 2010. (35).

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

I agree the HTML5 tools used for mobile development are improving with each and every quarter but it will take a year or more for these capabilities to begin to match the native experience. Prediction #4 - Flash Falters, HTML5 and ePUBs Gain in Popularity.

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Steve Howard

Effective eLearning with Adobe Captivate & eLearning Suite. and Flash Builder 4.5 Serial problems with Adobe Creative Suite and Flash Builder Pro – Solution. Did you notice the beta HTML5 exporter for #Adobe #Captivate on Labs? May 2010. February 2010.

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Steve Howard

Effective eLearning with Adobe Captivate & eLearning Suite. and Flash Builder 4.5 Serial problems with Adobe Creative Suite and Flash Builder Pro – Solution. Did you notice the beta HTML5 exporter for #Adobe #Captivate on Labs? May 2010. February 2010.

M-Learning 101: I’ll Take My Rapid E-Learning to Go

Rapid eLearning

Android devices play your current Flash content. Before you spend a lot of time reworking your current content it’s important to know that the Android devices and most non-Apple tablets already play your current Flash content. From there you can play your Flash content.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Flash will still have an impact (at least in the area of mobile learning). In the Fall of 2010, I did a series on Text-to-Speech in eLearning. This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders. It's been fun working with them and has definitely added a new spark.