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Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

Global mobile data traffic grew 69 percent in 2014 and was nearly 30 times the size of the entire global Internet in 2000. Mobile video traffic exceeded 50 percent of total mobile data traffic for the first time in 2012. Mobile network (cellular) connection speeds grew 20 percent in 2014. These are just some excerpts from Cisco’s Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update for 2014 to 2019, but they clearly prove a point.

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Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– How it Can Benefit Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

On Feb 15, 2010, at Mobile World Congress 2010, Adobe announced Adobe AIR for mobile devices, a consistent runtime for standalone applications which is an outcome of Adobe initiated Open-Screen project. Adobe also unveiled Flash platform 10.1 Flash is the favorite delivery platform (development tool) for eLearning courses due to its huge install-base and ability to produce engaging content. General Considerations for Mobile Learning (mLearning).

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Apple Vs Adobe: Impact On Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

Apple has revised the Developer Program License Agreement to ban the use of cross compiler tools like Unity3d, Appcelerator’s Titanium, Adobe’s Flash CS5 etc. Some companies like PhoneGap , Appcelerator and Unity3d having cross compiler products [that can publish the same code for iPhone/iPad or other mobile devices] have clarified or assured that the apps developed using their tools would still be accepted by Apple but there is no official response from Adobe on this.

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Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Using Standards Separately or Together for Effective Mobile Learning. For many years, mobile learning was one of those promises. Once mobile devices started to become popular the promise of being able to have everything on our devices, including learning programs, was right on the heels. Now, thanks to new learning standards, and new ways of using older ones, that promise may be here. Standards to Advance Mobile Learning.

Adobe Ends Development of Mobile Flash Platform

Bottom-Line Performance

Earlier this week, Adobe confirmed that it is ceasing development on Flash for mobile devices and will instead increase its investment in HTML5 and related tools. Here’s the message from Adobe: “…HTML5 is now universally supported on major mobile devices, in some cases exclusively. This makes HTML5 the best solution for creating and deploying content in the browser across mobile platforms.” Mobile Learning

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 will be allowed to die in 2020 as Adobe ceases to support the standard. Extensive use of Flash makes this development a concern for those of us working in the eLearning industry. The troubled history of Flash.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. One year ago today, I offered nine predictions running the gamut of hardware, software, industry players and general market movements based on trends we were experiencing in the commercial mobile learning marketplace; here’s my analysis of where these predictions landed twelve months later. a.k.a.

The 4 S’s of mobile design

E-Learning Provocateur

Given that smartphone sales are estimated to exceed PC sales by the end of this year, and mobile Internet users are expected to exceed desktop Internet users soon after, I have finally concluded that the time is ripe for mobile learning. Heeding the advice of start small and fail quick , I have dipped my toe into the m-learning space by converting an existing online course into a smartphone-friendly format. I call them the 4 S’s of mobile design.

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5 Questions Before Making Your Courses Mobile Friendly

Cinecraft

Making courses mobile-friendly can be quite easy if you know the right questions to ask. This article will walk you through a 5-question process to analyze your courses and determine if a mobile solution is right for you. Before Converting To Mobile, Ask These 5 Questions. Her director asked her to convert four existing courses and make them mobile-friendly. Have you encountered the request to convert your courses to be mobile-friendly yet?

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Mobile Mania – The Latest on M-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Mobile the final frontier. These are the voyages of mobile learning. To boldly go where no e-learning vendor has gone before, specifically LMS vendors who are now starting to get it. . To, ah forget it you now the rest, but what you may not know is the latest on the mobile learning front. I already saw that mobile planet. M-Learning supported. If they are in the cloud, surprise (actually not) you can view them in your mobile web browser. .

Using the Pros and Cons of HTML5 to Enhance E-learning

CommLab India

The Learning industry is talking a lot about HTML5 these days. Its compatibility with multiple devices, augmenting mobile learning, has made it the hot favorite of L&D circles. However, HTML5 has cons along with its much talked about pros. As learning experts, we can use even the cons of HTML5 to benefit e-learning. Pros of HTML5 – How They Support E-learning. Is compatible with mobile browsers.

The New Adobe Creative Suite (CS6) is a Sign of the Mobile Times

mLearning Revolution

It is also worth pointing out that this launch in some way marks the reinvention of Adobe as a company after the whole Apple vs. Adobe Flash debacle. There’s so much to like about what’s new in CS6, but to me what stands out the most is everything Adobe did around designing for mobile. This is exciting for all of us in mobile learning (mLearning), who are looking at ways to design learning in a device-agnostic manner. eLearning Mobile Learning featured

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Impatica for PowerPoint Back In The Game With HTML5 Support by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

[Press Release] With the approach of the HTML5 standard, and rising numbers of iPads in education and the workplace, eLearning developers are looking for alternatives to Flash. Development Strategies Media Mobile Learning Rapid ToolsImpatica for PowerPoint Version 5, launching at DevLearn 2011, offers rapid conversion of PowerPoint files into a format that can be built once and delivered everywhere.

Tech Quick Look: Do You Believe the Hype?

Bottom-Line Performance

Regardless of where you might personally fall in the “Flash: Good or Bad &# debate, there has been little argument that a quality toolset for taking advantage of alternatives like HTML5/CSS/Javascript has been woefully missing in our collective web developer’s tool belt. is a Mac only application that brings a familiar Keyframe/Timeline/Scene/Actions approach to HTML5 WYSIWYG editing. Mobile Learning Uncategorized emerging trends and technologies

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Joseph Ganci is President of eLearningJoe, LLC, a custom learning company located outside Washington. Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. 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.

JOE GANCI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Joseph Ganci is President of eLearningJoe, LLC, a custom learning company located outside Washington. Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. 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.

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. Again, the iPad runs only with HTML5, not Flash 10.1. True, the other tablets and Samsung offer Flash 10.1, but they offer HTML5 too. But with LMS vendors jumping into the mobile learning sector, at least in some cases, it may be a tad misleading. We know that if the browser supports Flash 10.1,

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. 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. But with LMS vendors jumping into the mobile learning sector, at least in some cases, it may be a tad misleading, especially with smartphones. HTML5, Flash and Java.

Development Tools I Would Learn If I Were You - June's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

June's Big Question over at the Learning Circuits blog is regarding tools one should ".learn learn today in order to be a valuable eLearning professional in 2015." So you know my perspective, since my start in e-learning I have always been both a designer and developer. They provided just enough to make us dangerous with HTML, Flash, Photoshop and Authorware. Most of which gave me a good baseline for further developing my e-learning development skills.

The Online Learning Jargon Buster

Learning Pool

But fear not, Learning Designer Andrew Trotter is on hand to break down this language and help you become fluent in online learning. Online Learning AKA: e-Learning, Digital Learning. Online learning solutions that are built to meet a specific client’s needs. This approach helps ensure that the solution you develop is perfectly suited to your audience, learning challenge and environment. An alternative to custom content is library content. .

2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

Web Courseworks

This year, we are placing our annual (and very popular) learning technology predictions on the the hype cycle. Online learning lags behind other industries in adopting new technologies. This is not because people in online learning are not interested in new technologies; it’s because we’re not a high-revenue industry compared to giant industries like consumer goods. Investment in Internet-enabled learning devices come along years later.

5 Features of a Responsive Design eLearning Authoring Tool

gomo learning

Responsive design is supported ‘behind the scenes’ by HTML5, the code used to design web pages. Equally, there’s no need to worry that the course won’t function as well on a mobile device as it does on the desktop computer used to create it. Responsive authoring tools help make learning flexible so you’re not limiting employees to take their training only on an office computer. 2) Responsive Design is Supported by HTML5. The latest browsers support HTML5.

10 Great Moments in eLearning History

SHIFT eLearning

Commercial software companies were quick to develop computer-based educational materials and learning games as well. It''s important to note how the MPC relaxed the learning barrier for students. Others in the industry have already used the term "online learning," which basically points to the same concept. The term has always been used to refer to learning using the web or any other electronic medium. emphasizes on how we learn—how we interact with content online.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

As 2012 draws to a close, its time to evaluate how in focus my lens on the future of enterprise mobile learning proved to be this past year and how many of my year ago predictions hit their targets. Prediction #1 - Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream. and will simply state “we need to offer learning to our workers via their omnipresent mobiles!” There will be more types of devices and ways to connect with our mobile learning world in 2012.

2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

Web Courseworks

This year, we are placing our annual (and very popular) learning technology predictions on the the hype cycle. Online learning lags behind other industries in adopting new technologies. This is not because people in online learning are not interested in new technologies; it’s because we’re not a high-revenue industry compared to giant industries like consumer goods. Investment in Internet-enabled learning devices came along years later.

Part II : Where Are You with Your Blended Learning Strategy?

CraneMorley

Thank you for joining us on our second part of our 4 part blog series on which we examine a different type of Blended Learning strategies, and how you could start strategizing or implement these ideas onto your current training plans. In this second post, we are going to look at tactics that can be immediately deployed to improve your blended learning strategy. Tactical: Flash to HTML5 conversion – turning lemons into lemon aid. Micro-learning Learning and RLO.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

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. As predicted, the methods and tools needed for mobile content authoring and delivery also matured a generation or two over the “season” and a few new use cases for mobile learning appeared too. lack of Flash support). A.K.A.

4 eLearning Trends That Will Change The Way You Look At Online Learning

CommLab India

In the Learning and Development (L&D) community, the words learning trends are easily tossed around. However, it is quite tough to live in the midst of a technological disruption in the learning space. No matter how you look at it, it’s evident that the disruption in learning trends is larger than it’s ever been. So what are these disruptive learning trends that are taking the L&D space by storm? The growth of mobile and on-demand learning .

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

We trawled through our archives to bring you the first part of our ultimate A-Z guide on everything online learning. Accessibility: If you create online learning content, making it accessible to all learners is crucial. Active learning: Strategy focused on encouraging learners to actively participate in training. Active learning was popularized by Bonwell and Eison. Similar in meaning to online learning, computer-based and web-based training.

LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

Breakout discussions Round Up: LMS Personalisation of learning experience - ties in with chunking nicely. Relevance of gamification for adults Offline access LMS has meant eLearning management system traditionally - now to manage all learning across organisation. Apps may then become more about UX than providing an offline alternative. For more information see notes from Breakout 1 below Mobile learning : Myths and Reality People are still dabbling.

25 eLearning tools you need to have

LearnUpon

Aside from learning management systems, there are now all kinds of nifty online apps that can help you to organize your work, research trends, create course content, network with peers, and communicate with learners. We find Elucidat particularly strong at creating responsive online and mobile course content that’s compatible with HTML5. Why it’s great for eLearning: We think about the decline of Flash and the rise of HTML5 a lot at LearnUpon.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. 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. Most learning vendors tout their ‘expertise in instructional design’ as a key reason as to why we should engage them to produce learning content. learning is a mix of formal and informal , not one or the other. May 2010.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Active Learning. Active learning is a strategy focused on encouraging learners to actively participate in training. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem-solving conducted in small groups. It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. In today’s fast-paced learning environments, the AGILE method is often seen as more efficient than ADDIE.