Tools For Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

In the process of development, we are often forced to explore the various tools available. I want to share some tools which may assist you in developing mobile learning applications. On broad level those tools can be categories into tools for: Enterprise application like LMS, LCMS.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory. You can find a long list of tools broken into authoring tools, games/simulations, quiz/test tools, social media, delivery platforms, tracking and whether they support mobile. Upside Learning Blog , April 29, 2010 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

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Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content. She tries to find answers to three simple questions regarding each tools mentioned in the mind map –. For many tools, the answers are as expected.

Tools for Developing Augmented Reality Applications

Upside Learning

While developing these applications we considered many alternative tools & technologies to develop such applications for learning. List of development tools and SDKs for developing these applications –. List of development tools and SDKs for developing these applications –.

PowerPoint 2010: Animating a Venn Diagram

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Instead, this is a great opportunity to use the Shape Union and Shape Subtract tools I've written about before. Click the Shape Subtract tool. Click the Shape Subtract tool. Group the shape and text box(es) together ( Drawing Tools Format > Arrange > Group > Group ).

Exploring the Concept of Learning Archetypes as tools of Cybergogy with Light Sequent

Kapp Notes

If you want to see a video of a presentation where Lesley rezz's items, check out this presentation called Learning Archetypes as tools of Cybergogy: A structure for eTeaching in Second Life which she presented at the Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education conference in 2010.

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

eFront

eFront News from the e-learning frontier 10/17/2010 Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning As an e-Learning consultant I always was fun of open source software. I highly encourage you to leave a commend if you know any other open source authoring tool.

PowerPoint 2010: Inserting YouTubeVideos

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In the latest version (2010), uploading videos from the web is easier than ever. Note: Your ribbon may not include the Shape Union and Shape Subtract tools seen above. by AJ George. According to their recent reports, every minute 35 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube.

PowerPoint 2010: Using the Shape Union & Subtract Tools for eLearning

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Over the last two weeks I've introduced PowerPoint 2010's Shape Union and Shape Subtract tools. Your end result would look something like this:     Using what you've previously learned about the Shape Union tool , construct a few puzzle pieces.

PowerPoint 2010: Working with Audio

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  Adding audio to a PowerPoint 2010 slide is simple.     In a perfect world, you would be able to make adjustments to an audio clip by either right-clicking a slide's sound icon, or by using the Audio Tools. For instance, if you need to trim the audio, select the audio clip on the slide and choose Audio Tools Playback > Trim Audio.  You won't find these options among the Audio Tools or by right-clicking the audio icon.

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LMS: Strategy or Tool?

Upside Learning

Are more customers looking it as a mere tool which automates tasks and increases the productivity and efficiency of training department or are they looking it as a ‘solution’ or maybe something much bigger than that as well – strategy? Is it strategy or is it just a tool?

Online Tools: Improve Your Productivity

The eLearning Coach

Post from: The eLearning Coach Online Tools: Improve Your Productivity. Tags: BUSINESS SOFTWARE REVIEWS online apps online tools productivity Want to be so productive you can leave work early? Then try out some of these online apps.

PowerPoint 2010: Creating a Spinning Animation

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Ensure the duplicate graphic is selected and flip it vertically ( Drawing Tools Format > Rotate > Flip Vertically ). Flip the duplicate horizontally (Drawing Tools Format > Rotate > Flip Horizontally ). by AJ George.

Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/26/2010 Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Getting new ideas and tips concerning e-Learning is important to me. Based on my favorite e-Learning blogs I created the following list with my Top 10 e-Learning blog posts for 2010. > Which is your favorite e-Learning blog post for 2010? Susan Nash December 27, 2010 5:14 PM Christoforos Online said.

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. Over the course of the past few years I’ve moved from saying “I don’t get it” – to feeling like it’s a good addition to my Learning Tool Set. But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool.

PowerPoint 2010: Adding Animation to SmartArt

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With the graphic selected, right-click on any of the individual elements and select Group > Ungroup (or select Drawing Tools > Format > Group > Ungroup from the ribbon). by AJ George. PowerPoint's SmartArt allows you to visually communicate information.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

May 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) - Social Enterprise Blog , May 12, 2010 For some time now, I’ve seen a growing negativity toward LMS solutions by a pretty wide group folks in our space. LMS Resources - aLearning , May 8, 2010 I know, I know.

How to Use Microblogging in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

In a couple of years, microblogging tools have become very popular. Twitter has become the number 1 tool for learning in just three years – voted by hundreds of learning professionals in this survey at Jane Hart’s site. All these tools have functionality that’s similar to Twitter.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Online Teachers: Instructions - Online Pedagogy/Teaching Tools How to facilitate synchronous learning for real and virtual learners using technology? I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. It made me immediately think back to my first experience with an online session.

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eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. December 2010 November 30-December 3, 2010 International Workshop on Cloud Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (CPSRT), Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

The proliferation of so-called rapid authoring tools over the last few years has coincided with an explosion in the number of online courses developed in-house. You have more time, and new tools are coming out that are making these kinds of thing easier to do.

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Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison

Tony Karrer

I’ve recently been working with Sameer Bhatia the CEO of ProProfs as I was going through an evaluation of various online tools that support easy, fast, low-cost testing and quiz tools. Evaluation Criteria For the specific need I was looking at, I was looking for the following out of a solution: Cost : Is the tool free or very-low cost to use? Question Types/Methods : Does the tool offer the ability to create a rich testing experience by offering various question types?

A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

The field of instructional design (ID) incorporates a rapidly growing and changing array of learning strategies, tools, and approaches into training experiences that appeal to today’s workers while meeting their complex learning needs.”. 2010 and beyond.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

Therefore, as we move forward, we all must consider when, how, and why we integrate the tools that we do into our classrooms. => for Associations Jeff delivers an easy-to-read primer on how to leverage social media tools to expand the learning value that associations deliver.

Elements For Constructing Social Learning Environments

Upside Learning

Everyone’s been talking about Social Learning Environments (SLEs), the internet offers a plethora of tools that could become a part of a SLE. While some of these tools cost money, the bulk of them are free. We can construct our very SLE using these free tools.

PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: Save a Presentation with Embedded Fonts

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If you are using PowerPoint 2010, choose  File > Save As. From the  Save As  dialog box, click the Tools button and select  Save Options. by AJ George    When creating PowerPoint presentations and moving them from one computer to another, one area of concern is fonts. If you've used specific fonts within a presentation, the same fonts need to be installed on any computers that will open the presentation.

3 Barriers to adoption of Serious Games/Immersive Learning Simulations

Kapp Notes

Instead, a game/simulation is an effective educational tool primarily because of the high level of interactivity and instant feedback. Here is my answer to the second of a series of questions from a graduate student about serious games/immersive learning environments.

30 Top Online Resources For Instructional Designers To Keep Up With

Upside Learning

The domain is itself constantly evolving with the advances in technology & tools and and a better & deeper understanding of how we learn’. ID is an interesting domain to be involved in.

Contest: Test Your 3D Instructional Design Skills and Win Some Money

Kapp Notes

Caspian Learning will also be providing designers with free trial copies of their proprietary 3d engine and authoring tool, Thinking Worlds , to allow them to take part in the challenge.

Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2010

Upside Learning

So we thought it would be interesting to look back upon the Upside Learning blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2010. Here are Upside Learning’s Top 50 eLearning Posts of 2010. LMS: Strategy or Tool? Tools for Developing Augmented Reality Applications.

PowerPoint 2010: Use Video Bookmarks to Trigger Animations

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Set the video to play automatically ( Video Tools > Playback > Video Options > Start > Automatically ). Choose  Video Tools > Playback > Bookmarks > Add Bookmark.

How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

In a practical sense, that means we need to provide our learners with tools and resources that they can use to drive their own development. This is where the ILE fits in: It’s a space (like a website or intranet site) that centralises those tools and resources.

LMS: A Quick SWOT Analysis

Upside Learning

By not only providing the tools but also revamping the whole learner experience is required. Social networking tools. The LMS has been a hot discussion topic for some time now.