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This Week on #TalkTech: The Educational Console, Open Badges, and Playing in Pairs

Bottom-Line Performance

With more and more positive research, how far are we from a true educational console—one that could be adopted in schools and workplaces? What about the Xbox Kinect and the amazing things that hackers at home have done with its motion sensing technology? This is a cool new concept from Mozilla, the creators of the Firefox browser. ” It’s basically a free open-source platform by which one person/organization can issue digital badges to another.

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Multimedia Wars: Flash or HTML5

G-Cube

HTML5 is being hailed as equally competent in developing rich-media, adopted by Google and Apple. Firefox will most-probably support it in future and Internet Explorer 9.0 Well, for developers who have been using Flash ever since it was launched a decade back, this is not an issue. e-Learning Tools & Technologies Flash HTML5 The web has gone though a metamorphosis in the last two decades to find glory in its present avatar.

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Does the glove fit? How to make the most of HTML5 in e-learning

Saffron Interactive

So what should drive adoption (aside from wanting to sit with the cool kids)? Chris Milk is a filmmaker and storyteller, using HTML5 not just for its technological functions but as a creative and collaborative tool. The development of the Amnesty course, which aimed to challenge deeply held practices, was led not by the technical build, but by the creative solution used to explore the issue. Blog Technology

Mercury XRS: What it is, How it Works, What it Could Mean For You

Roundtable Learning

The training industry has adopted virtual reality and augmented reality. However, the technology advanced rapidly, developers multiplied, and costs came down. Once the software is up and running, it uses cloud-based API technologies to send messages from the device to your dashboard. .

Online multimedia content in e-learning: Flash vs. HTML5

Matrix

A lot of technological advances support this pull method, with most LMSs permitting the embed of multimedia content files in the online courses. The last few years had witnessed a strong debate over the two technologies that make possible the embedding of multimedia content files in a web page: Flash and HTML5. Flash is a mature technology that runs well on all browsers, including older versions of Internet Explorer, which some businesses still use.

The Best eBook Platforms for the Post-Readium Era

Kitaboo

There are a number of alternative reading systems based on Readium technology (ReadiumJS, Readium SDK and/or Readium LCP) available. These are some of the recent, native Readium test apps on mobile platforms created to demonstrate the current Readium technology. Evident Point strives to make sure that Readium always stays ahead in terms of technological development. Technological developments around the standard and digital publishing in general by Readium was also under W3C.

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Building an advanced eFront theme using CSS3 elements

eFront

In order to create shaded boxes use: -moz-box-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #888; -webkit-box-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #888; In order to crated shaded text use something like: text-shadow:1px 1px 1px #000000; The theme We started from the standard blue theme extending it to be simpler (by removing the background header and adopting a neutral white background color). Compatibility Rounded corners are supported by Firefox and Safari. Shaded letters are supported by Safari, Firefox and Opera.

Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

Adobe Flash technology has helped support the delivery of online multimedia content for nearly two decades. Three popular eLearning formats are also largely dependent on Flash technology for their delivery medium: SCORM, Tin Can (xAPI), and video. Flash has been a useful technology for developers working with a broad range of online content types for many years – 20 maybe? Some issues can be tackled using Content Delivery Networks, for example.

So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

And if HTML5 is key to delivering eLearning on the iPad, but unless your organisation is adopting the iPad as the ‘preferred’ device, HTML5 may not be the best option for developing your eLearning. HTML5 works best with IE10 and browsers like Maxthon, Chrome, Firefox and Safari. Web-apps, however, are built in standards-based technologies such as HTML5, CSS3 etc. Of course it doesn’t end here and as with technology there is always another option.

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Using Pattern Libraries for Accessible Elearning: Insights from CSUN 2018

The Learning Dispatch

The 33 rd California State University, Northridge Assistive Technology Conference (CSUN) is like all good conferences: so much information so quickly that you fear your brain is about to melt. (By Sean Kelly and Thomas Dinkel identified three key behaviors developers can adopt to ensure accessibility ( presentation available here ): First, validate the code. If you can’t, then someone who doesn’t use a mouse because they have mobility issues won’t be able to make it through, either.

5 things you (perhaps) don't know about eFront

eFront

1) You can issue commands directly from the search box Many people dont know that you can use the search box to issue commands for e.g., editing a user or changing a lesson. As a hint I would suggest to download and use S3Fox, a firefox plugin that allows you to upload files to an S3 bucket from within Firefox.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Digital content needs to be created in such a way that accommodates these assistive technologies. If training is either made by or delivered to a federal agency, it’s covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, which requires information and communication technology (including elearning) to be accessible (See Maureen Orey’s TD at Work publication “ Designing Section 508 Compliant Learning ” for more detail (purchase required)).

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Digital content needs to be created in such a way that accommodates these assistive technologies. If training is either made by or delivered to a federal agency, it’s covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, which requires information and communication technology (including elearning) to be accessible (See Maureen Orey’s TD at Work publication “ Designing Section 508 Compliant Learning ” for more detail (purchase required)).

Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.

eFront

The issue isn't really which TOOLS we choose, though, it's the challenge of translating our expertise into everyday work processes of "fluid collaboration" with others. Trying again to respond via firefox browser - seem to have difficulties with internet explorer.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Let us address the technology aspect. Wikis in eLearning 2.0 - Learning with e’s , September 12, 2010 The latest issue of the journal Interactive Learning Environments is a special issue entitled: Towards eLearning 2.0 Now the three have brought the issue to fruition, and an excellent one it is, exactly as I anticipated. More from this issue tomorrow. However some issues got a heated debate going. Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Top 100 eLearning Items - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2009 Interesting that my own post got the top spot. With solar powered technology you will get all the workspace and electrical independence you need, even in your back garden. in Technology, Innovation and Education, where she studied how new media and emerging technologies can be used to effectively educate children. from 2008 to 2013 for learning technology products and services.

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

Enormous growth possibilities in China and very good growth opps in Japan, although as a whole the country is having debt issues. There are enough vendors who are not going into the widget space, but are enabling the integration possibilities of APIs, which are really offers a powerhouse potential (a future emerging technology topic). However, since the Iphone at this time is exclusive with AT&T, how will the vendor – mobile or LMS, handle this issue?

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