Is the iPad Driving eLearning Towards HTML5?

Upside Learning

The battle between web technologies (read ‘ Apple and Adobe ‘) started a couple of years back when Apple decided to not support Flash on its newly launched iPad terming it buggy. The fact is the iPad has taken a significant lead in the tablets market.

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Some Thoughts On Tablet Learning (aka Elearning On iPads)

Upside Learning

There’s no doubt the iPad has been a phenomenal success. Our earliest reactions of the iPad were that of disappointment but then iPad has gone on to shape a new category of learning, which I prefer to call ‘tablet learning’.

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So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

A good starting point is our blog post – 5 Rapid Authoring Tools to Publish Courses For Your iPads – where we talk about some of the authoring tools that can be used to develop HTML5 courses for iPads. Apps for iPads – Native or Web-based?

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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. Further proof of this is how readily schools, students and teachers are embracing the iPad as their device of choice.

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The Question Of Why (Not) eLearning On iPads Or Tablets?

Upside Learning

Adoption of mLearning. Several factors appear to be responsible for the slow rate of adoption – small screen sizes, low battery life, inconsistent connectivity and the largest factor by far – the vast variety of OS and device configurations to cater to!

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Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

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Finally, here’s everything you wanted to know about eLearning on iPads… and asked! – What do we need to teach people in order for them to learn how to use iPads in general? The tablet is a format and the iPad is one too! How to make animation work on iPads?

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Leading In a Technological Disruptive Market

Your Training Edge

While we all are appreciating and embracing disruptive technologies and innovations, it is still unclear whether we are able to convert our mindset into this repeatable process. Technological Disruptive Market Demands Disruptive Leadership.

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How Technology is Shaping the Future of Education


Technology has done a fantastic job of taking daily tasks and making them more efficient. With technology we can do almost anything, instantly! Whether it’s an email, text message or e-course, technology let’s us do whatever, whenever. We are living in the digital age.

Net worth of the iPad

Learning with e's

Much interest was shown in yesterday's post iPad or iFad? It focused on whether schools should provide iPads for all their students. The main objection against one iPad per child projects is that there is little evidence to show that the new devices actually improve learning gain.

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To Boost Adoption of Modern Sales Learning Tech, Follow the ‘7 C’s of High Engagement’


One mistake often made by early adopters of new technology is that they assume everyone will automatically embrace their favorite new technology, product, or service. When it comes to driving engagement and adoption, you have to know your culture and know what’s going to work.

The Rise of the Digitals

Your Training Edge

We are living in an age of technology where electronic devices have become an integral part of anyone’s life. People who use technology too frequently and have a high adoption rate for the latest technology are referred to as “Digitals”.

iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning


Home > Single Source , Standards > iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning March 25th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment I was on Nigel Paine’s blog on Friday when I saw and commented on his post The Mash-up Begins.

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“We’ve Always Done It This Way” and Technology-Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

Here, we take a step back to tackle a more fundamental objection—the objection to using technology at all. Our entire training program is based on face-to-face interaction, and I don’t think learning technologies can offer us much of an advantage. It was five years before the iPad.

18 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest –12

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iPad takes centre stage once again as it gains increasing foothold in education, with educators touting it as one of the must-have technologies and students preferring it over hardcover books. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further?

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Learning first, technology second

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Learning should always come before technology. Many teachers welcome the idea of bringing new technology into the classroom. Sometimes, the technology does get in the way of learning and teaching. Is your school community ready to adopt new practices or will they resist?

In Praise of “The New iPad 4G HD 3”

mLearning Trends

Voice recognition supporting dictation (but not “Siri”) High capacity battery This list of core features and the many other minor additions – all at the same price as the previous iPad 2 – make “The New iPad” the most capable and well-equipped mobile device ever marketed albeit bearing a cumbersome name. Will this latest iteration of the iPad prove to be as revolutionary as the original iPad or the iPad2 on the learning industry?

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Apple strikes against lagging sales rates with new iPads


Apple strikes against lagging sales rates with new iPads. Apple lit the fire under tablet hype with its original iPad. She reported that 14 percent of the American iPad install base is made up of the first version of the device from 2010. Information Technology.

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Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 1

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from various spheres of learning and technology on varied social networking platforms. In today’s world, suffused with technology’s blue glow, a mere collection of bound pages may no longer suffice for entertainment in the information age. ilearn By iPad, Say Students.

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Tablet Computers for Learning in India

Upside Learning

The leap beyond computers as learning devices – I’ve always thought that India would would make a great technological leap and adopt mobile technology in a big way, skipping the personal computer paradigm along the way. I also like to contrast it to Apple’s iPad, while they aren’t on the same plan, it makes for an interesting comparison. As I picked up a tonne of junk mail this morning a flyer fell out that took me by surprise.

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What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

Your Training Edge

Last week, we looked at the building blocks of technology-enabled learning , from elements like learning objectives that are common across all training formats to those that are specific to digital formats, like content authoring tools. This step also requires planning more than technology.

The 3 mindsets of m-learning

E-Learning Provocateur

Responsive web design may render my argument moot – but only when rapid authoring tools adopt the protocol, enabling Average Joe to implement it. Of course, electronic technology facilitates experiential m-learning like never before.

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Is Microsoft Surface a Major Step Backward for mLearning?

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One of the biggest criticisms of the current tablet landscape, even the mighty iPad, is how tablet computers thus far are still primarily used as content consumption devices, not for hard core productivity. Mobile Learning apple elearning iPad microsoft microsoft surface tablet

Is Microsoft Surface a Major Step Backward for mLearning?

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One of the biggest criticisms of the current tablet landscape, even the mighty iPad, is how tablet computers thus far are still primarily used as content consumption devices, not for hard core productivity. Mobile Learning apple elearning iPad microsoft microsoft surface tablet

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

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Adoption Council , founded by Susan Scrupski. Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2010 With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong? iPads for Learning - Jane Hart - Pick of the Day , April 3, 2010 The iPad is now available in the US, although we’ll have to wait a little longer for it in the UK.

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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.


Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an.

Dashe & Thomson

How critical technology is in helping us put the human at the center of the learning process. How closely linked learning and technology really are. By using technology like Inkling to engineer learning experiences, we help learners turn a social network into a learning network.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

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Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources - eLearning Technology , July 13, 2010 I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. Inspired by these and other posts I thought I would jot down my own thoughts on how the iPad fits into my toolset.

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

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Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality - eLearning Technology , June 8, 2010 This post is a new kind of thing for me. What was his speech about: mobile phones are the most prevalent technology, ever. technologies. Skip Via , an Instructional Technology professor at the University of Alaska, has createda nice 5 minute video that thoroughly explains the purpose of a PLN, what a PLN is, and he outlines exactly the tools he uses to make his PLN. iPad (43).

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Increase QSR Team Member Retention with Digital Learning


Are you currently ready to adopt a digital learning platform today that engages the learner? The ability to incorporate technology into your learning culture is important if you answered yes to the questions above.

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2013 Corporate Learning Trends: Where Are We Now? (White Paper)

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recent client work and the latest eLearning Guild research reports, Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities remains on track with most of its predictions. We’ve been asked to use rapid authoring tools to design iPad friendly courses, for example.

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20th Century flops?

Learning with e's

The interview was requested because there has been public outcry about one school in Cornwall called Mounts Bay Academy (very close to where I live here in Devon) that has recently purchased an iPad for each of its 900 students.

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xAPI Use Case Session Learning Solutions 2017

Web Courseworks

During the course, physicians practice intubation techniques on high-fidelity medical simulators as instructors observe how they perform the procedure via a checklist on an iPad. Learn more at their session to help create your own roadmap to adopt xAPI into your organization.

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Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar

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A year later, a sense of curiosity and eagerness to leverage the latest technology in order to design enhanced learning solutions sparked my interest in the potential of mobile for educational purposes. What role will adoption of the Experience API play in the adoption of mobile learning?

Flash For Mobile Is Dead

Upside Learning

Recently Amit had written about how the eLearning industry and digital media in general has been driven to HTML5 by the rapid adoption of tablet computers, namely the iPad. Future Technology Mobile Learning HTML5 HTML5 and Flash

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Textbooks are dead. Or Should Be.


They are so bright and hip, and using technology is a given in their lives. I am struck by how deeply technology is integrated into our lives, but yet my kids’ classroom isn’t all that different from my own when I was a kid. Yes, there are computers in the classroom, but the technology hasn’t really been integrated into the culture of learning. “Tablet computers like the iPad are replacing textbooks and changing the way children learn inside the classroom and out.”