Tools For Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

Upside is doing a fair bit of mobile learning development and we blog about it regularly. I want to share some tools which may assist you in developing mobile learning applications. Tools to develop Native applications: SDK provided for mobile device.

LMS vs. LCMS

Xyleme

The Learning and Development industry, like any other, has been inundated with new technologies and tools for learning. Another important learning tool that some may not be familiar with is a Learning Content Management System (LCMS). Features of an LCMS.

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Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash

Tony Karrer

Yesterday, I saw what Rapid Intake is doing with their tools to allow authoring of Mobile Learning - what they call mLearning Studio. The mobile version allows you to compose mobile learning courses using the same authoring system. The mobile version is HTML 5.

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Reporting & Analysis of Mobile Learning: Is It Worth It? by Skip Marshall

Learning Solutions Magazine

Is the effort required to create and deliver mobile learning worth it? Here are some ideas to help you get started on reporting and analyzing your mobile content. Design Techniques Evaluation Future Trends Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Management Strategies Mobile Learning

Engineering Intelligent Content for Mobile Learning by Rick Wilson and Dr. Gary Woodill

Learning Solutions Magazine

Adding mobile devices to the channels available for learning does far more than “putting a classroom in every pocket.” The ability to move around and to contextualize learning based on the learner's location breaks the classroom metaphor and opens up new possibilities for learning. Here are some key issues and considerations about engineering intelligent learning content for a mobile world.

E-Learning End Users Have Spoken – time for the industry to listen

eLearning 24-7

Recently, I conducted an emerging technology survey related to e-learning and the results show that end users are utilizing technology more then ever before and are seeking product features that LMS and content authoring tools, do not offer at this current time. With an increase in e-learning sales a, projections of 7.1 By viewing the consumer market, there is huge growth in this area, especially for people who have mobile devices. E-Learning 24/7.

On Fire in 2013 – What’s going to be hot in e-learning

eLearning 24-7

For each of these items in e-learning. Right now, you have to upload the course as you would with your SCORM wrapper, where you self-upload or use the course within an online mobile platform from your authoring tool vendor. E-Learning in General. M-Learning.

Social Learning – What’s the Point? Time to turn the tables on the naysayers

eLearning 24-7

That is what one senior exec said to me, the other day when it came to social learning. LMS/LCMS/Learning Portals (commercial & free), Social Learning stand-alone systems, hybrid system, content authoring tools, m-learning, web conferencing (already exists in many systems), virtual worlds, virtual meeting systems (already exists in some systems), marketplace exchanges (not affiliated with a system). E-Learning 24/7. What’s the point?

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

For the past month, I have been conducting a survey on learning platforms and specifically learning management systems. . Do you have a LMS/LCMS/Learning Platform. One important data point here – the term “LCMS” is on its deathbed. E-Learning 24/7.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Bob Little is a writer , commentator and publicist who works globally, specializing in the corporate online learning industry. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. There’s lots to be learned! Cloud-based learning.

What’s REALLY Going On? 6 Truths About Training in 2012

Bottom-Line Performance

Training’s Top 125 acknowledges the companies whose efforts in learning and development (L&D) stand out from the rest in terms of their impact on the winners’ bottom-line results. Mobile. mLearning and all things mobile have been hot topics for at least three years.

Mobile Enterprise Content Management: Adding Tablets by Bob Little

Learning Solutions Magazine

[Product Announcement] eXact learning solutions (www.exact-learning.com), a leading provider of online and mobile learning content management solutions, has launched eXact Mobile, one of the world’s first Mobile Learning Content Management solutions.

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5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

They involved talent management, “hello and goodbye” with vendors, social learning, upswing in mobile learning, new feature sets in the authoring tool space, flat lining in web conferencing and standalone platforms. LMSs/LCMS/CMS/learning platforms in commercial and open space continued their presence. There are consumer locations that have implemented augmented reality without using a mobile device to view it. Social Learning.

InfoPro Launches Collaborative Learning Platform Gnosis by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

InfoPro Learning, Inc. announces the release of Gnosis, an advanced and sophisticated online collaborative learning platform with cutting-edge functionalities. Content Management Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Mobile Learning Tools

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

The trends apply to both LMS/LCMS vendors. Asia – misleading by LMS/LCMS vendors. Forecast: Continued development by LMS/LCMS vendors making their front end UI (what the end user – i.e. employee or customer) more intuitive, easier to use and truly user friendly. Some vendors are making this change in such a way, that learning (as defined by a LMS) is becoming smaller, while the drive to TPM is becoming stronger and is driven internally to make this happen.

LMS/LCMS Reports: Generate or Perish

eLearning 24-7

You have a LCMS/LMS. You generate reports about your employees or customers or both on information that you need to validate impact of learning or return on investment or because department xyz wants the information to ensure that Bobby is actually completing the course. Because your LMS/LCMS does not offer it. Not all LMS/LCMS offer this, but really if they do, it is a great feature, and frankly they should! Who accessed or entered the LMS/LCMS?

E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

eLearning 24-7

I especially love it when it happens in the e-learning industry. Innovators and Risk Takers – emerging technology integrated, new ideas, pushing the envelope in what is possible in e-learning/social learning/m-learning, coming up with something that has never been done before – risk takers. You do not want to switch, but your current LMS, doesn’t have the social learning or any social learning features I need or want. E-Learning 24/7.

Answering your LMS Questions

eLearning 24-7

Mobile learning – it might surprise you to know that 75-80% of all systems in the space, currently do not offer any type of mobile learning, the number goes up even higher for online/offline synch. Learning paths or curriculum paths. Learning is really becoming secondary, even if these vendors offer a LMS. . E-Learning 24/7.

Author-it to Demonstrate Pre-Release Honeycomb LCMS at DevLearn by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Author-it Software Corporation is bringing a pre-release demonstration of its Honeycomb learning content management. learning and assessment on desktops, tablets, and smartphones. Learning Systems Management Mobile Learning Training Strategiessystem to DevLearn 2016 next week. Honeycomb is the latest version of ASC’s responsive HTML5 output for delivering.

how not to adopt an lcms

Xyleme

Home > Executive Perspective > How not to adopt an LCMS How not to adopt an LCMS June 2nd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment As the economy has forced organizations to do more with less, we’re seeing more and more interest in LCMS systems. Some common mistakes organizations make when adopting and LCMS are: Trying to shoe-horn your existing process into your new system. One of the reasons you’re adopting an LCMS is to streamline your process.

LMS Identify

eLearning 24-7

I often hear people say they want mobile learning in their solution, social learning, e-commerce, but when you ask for specifics they sometimes have a blank stare on their face. If yes, and you are using mobile learning – specifically the iPad, wouldn’t you want to know what – if any – timetable the vendor has for the ability to output the course in HTML5? E-Learning 24/7. Welcome, Welcome. How are you today?

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Merger - OutStart & Hot Lava (Mobile Learning)

eLearning Cyclops

OutStart produces an LCMS and development tools (including TrainerSoft, which was renamed OutStart Trainer). There are many challenges to m-learning. If done well it may even give them some advantage in the m-learning world. OutStart will make use of Hot Lava’s patent-pending technology to develop, deliver and track mobile content for everything from product training to assessments, surveys, job aids and checklists. m-Learning LMS

Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

eLearning 24-7

A trend that is happening in the LMS market more so than in the other e-learning markets, is the failure to follow their path of success. After all, if you can create a couple of APIs that provide strong social learning functionality, and the LMS vendor offers an add-on for social learning, do they really want you to put yours in? Buyers and Sellers of courses who can then use the course in any learning management system, so they are not tied to one LMS, is happening.

2011 LMS Award Winners plus a quick note on m-learning

eLearning 24-7

Initially I was going to provide a list of all my award winners including web conferening, stand alone mobile learning, etc., Before announcing the winners, I have seen a trend regarding mobile learning, that can easily mislead folks. Mobile Learning. Two years ago there were some folks who believed that mobile learning where tools, etc. Our system offers or has the capability for mobile learning (some use variance of the system offers).

RFPs: Eliminate the Agony, Embrace the Success

eLearning 24-7

The LMS market as it relates to online learning and web based training courses has been around for less than 13 years. For the mobile learning question – Initial – “Do you offer mobile learning?&#. If you do not offer mobile learning, when do you plan to? If you offer m-learning, is it part of the system or do I have to pay an additional fee? To learn more about negotiating (view my “ Contracts &# article).

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Xyleme introduces Mobile Learning on iPad at DevLearn|10 by Learning Solutions Staff

Learning Solutions Magazine

Xyleme Mobile Learning on iPad deploys a full range of blended learning materials and allows users to navigate their own educational experience. Tags: Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Mobile Learning Tools

Mobile Learning at the Tipping Point by Ara A. Ohanian

Learning Solutions Magazine

Mobile learning is a valuable addition to organizational learning strategy. Tags: Future Trends Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Mobile Tools Implemented correctly, it provides an excellent means to deliver knowledge rapidly across an enterprise, to ensure that people understand new corporate initiatives, or that new product knowledge is quickly available to those who need it.

Top 10 LMSs for 2017, Part 1 (10-6)

eLearning 24-7

These included LMSs and the various subsets that exist out there, plus any LCMS too. If someone is only a mobile learning platform, they were examined as well. Mobile already has on/off synch with iOS and Android apps and by end of 17, voice recognition and AI too. #6

Top 10 LMSs for 2017, Part 1 (10-6)

eLearning 24-7

Speaking of which, The Top 50 LMSs for 2017 Report, which includes detailed profiles, analysis of the market in general, top three for various verticals, along with mobile, social, gamification and this year, five to “watch” . eLogic Learning. E-Learning 24/7.

CollectMyThoughts Launches Quote Quest for Learning Solutions

InsiderHub

CollectMyThoughts, the online service for web software ratings for HR and learning solutions, has launched Quote Quest, a service providing vendor quotes to users who are expecting to purchase new learning software within the next year. LIVERMORE, CALIF.—CollectMyThoughts,

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Learning apps. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. The Future is Mobile 3. Learning Analytics 6.

A Conversation with Stephanie Nadda

Kapp Notes

Her niche is learning technologies and she has recently partnered with a company called Exult, based in Pune, India. Here is our conversation about learning technologies and her new partnership with Exult. Kapp : Exult has recently launched a new product called Expedite Learning.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

The “WOW” They have failed to grasp the power of mobile content, beyond “responsive”; understood gamification (a few have, the rest “nope”) and see the real power and value of a video course with all the trimmings, not a video embedded in a course.

E-Learning 101

eLearning 24-7

He often found it difficult to explain to others what I did and more importantly, what is e-learning. The reality of e-learning is that ambiguity still plays a big role in the space. E-Learning is still growing and with that growth, comes people who are brand new into the space unfamiliar with the terms, the applications and thus are left to either surf to find out or rely on people who on occasion don’t know themselves, but just wing it. Mobile Learning.

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