20 Wonderful Resources for Using BLE Beacons in Mobile Learning


This may feel futuristic, but the cool thing is that the technologies are all already there (and cheap!) ” – Geoff Stead (Head of Mobile Learning, Qualcomm). They can also help trigger location specific ‘actions’ in users’ mobile phones.

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013


Big Data refers to the large amounts of unstructured data flowing through numerous sources in our digital world every second. and not just digital ones! It is an evolving programming language that could lead the future of mobile web. DIGITAL TEXTBOOKS. MOBILE LEARNING.

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The Time Has Come – Digital Learning

eLearning 24-7

Heck it is still today, but that time… Digital Learning. I know of one vendor who says you can see their courses on an Apple smartwatch. I’ll add speech capabilities too including “voice recognition within a mobile app, similar to a “Siri”experience (already one vendor has it in play, but is not using it to its full potential). Which I hope that down the road, the voice recognition mobile app per se is multilingual too. Digital learning.

The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support


LearnQ : a mobile-based performance support app for our Quality Management System (QMS) that provides an ubiquitous way to access information while on the go. Wearable technologies (such as Google Glass and Apple Watch).

All hail the electronic calf

E-Learning Provocateur

So I signed up to The University of Edinburgh’s E-learning and Digital Cultures course on Coursera. Insofar as these themes relate to e-learning, the obvious parallel for me is the undue influence of Apple. The shining light of mobile.

All hail the electronic calf

E-Learning Provocateur

So I signed up to The University of Edinburgh’s E-learning and Digital Cultures course on Coursera. Insofar as these themes relate to e-learning, the obvious parallel for me is the undue influence of Apple. The shining light of mobile learning.

Interaction with Digital Devices through Voice Commands – The Future of Learning

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At the very thought, he instantly talks to his mobile device, Hey! The mobile learning module is searched and the specific answer is voiced. All this happens within a minute, while Chris is driving his car, without touching his mobile device. Learning Technology mobile learning

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Learning Mobile App Review: NearPod [Podcast Interview]

mLearning Revolution

There’s no denying there’s a revolution happening today in Education driven by important trends such as the Flipped Classroom, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and of course schools embracing mobile technologies creatively for learning. Interviews Mobile Learning Podcast featured

This Week on #TalkTech: Apple Slows Innovation, PKM Not a Technology, and Digital Natives

Bottom-Line Performance

Sure, the new iPhone looks faster and sexier…but is it really going to move us forward when it comes to embracing mobile learning? Topic 3: Digital Natives keep getting younger and younger. New York Times: For a Baby – Mobile Screens to Shake and Rattle.

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Are Chatbots the Next Big Thing in Digital Learning?


And so, with the rise of the robot and artificial intelligence seeping into almost all aspects of our world, what’s next for digital learning ? The digital learning environment allows learners to access content around the clock. Chatbots as Digital Learning Tools.

Future Trends with Serious Games and Mobile Learning

Designing Digitally

Here’s a Sneak Peak Into Serious Games’ Future and Mobile Learning. With the explosion of mobile devices, it is only natural that serious games would make the crossover to this medium as well. Mobile based learning games: Provide a high return on investment.

Apple Announces Textbook Revolution

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

This morning Apple held a press event to announce their entry into the world of textbooks. I think digital books with integrated media were an inevitability. Apples iBooks will sell for no more than $14.99. But the exciting thing is that if you are familiar with Apple apps then it won't take much more than that for you to start writing a fully interactive textbook of your own. But like I said, this is an Apple app and that's just how you do it.

10 mLearning Lessons I Learned from reading Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski [Book Review]

mLearning Revolution

I love Mobile and everything that it represents. I enjoy the simplicity of mobile. The Mobile Effect. I was thinking about how my own experience with mobile since my first iPhone and later the iPad and all the other devices I’ve owned since, have impacted me in a big way.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning


Siri , the quirky and intelligent personal assistant has been an integral part of the Apple iOS since October, 2011. I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future.

Top 20 Guides for Setting Up an Internal App Store


THE QUOTE: “Qualcomm is huge – we have 30,000 staff, spread out all over the globe… our focus has been on creating an ecosystem for mobile. Not just mobile apps and content. THE GREAT FINDS: Mobile learning and performance support is not the future… It is the present!

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Bern, baby, Bern

E-Learning Provocateur

One of the world’s first mobile phones. PDP-8/E minicomputer, Digital Equipment Corporation, 1970. Apple-1, Apple Computer Company, 1976. The world’s first commercially successful mobile computer.

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Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an Engineering Background? Do instructional designers in the Social Digital Age need an engineering background?

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Allied to this is the increasing availability and take-up of technology in these countries – making more learning materials available via the internet, delivered to mobile phones, tablets and laptop computers. Apps have been the drivers for Mobile Learning (m-learning). Social learning has been given a huge boost by such things as Facebook, LinkedIn, Apple, Twitter, Microsoft, Amazon, Google (known by the acronym, ‘FLATMAGS’).

8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning

mLearning Revolution

2012 has been an amazing year for mobile! This year we have seen technology companies introduce a myriad of mobile devices of all sizes, prices and operating systems. Instagram was not only a mobile-first success story, but until recently it was a mobile-only photo sharing service.

Why A “Shrink to Fit” Method Won’t Work for Digital Learning


We all wait with baited breath each time Apple announces a new iOS. Whether it’s a new version of iOS or an update in the mobile devices your organization adopts, you could find that some of your digital learning becomes less functional and harder to access. That’s the difference between simply shrinking down your current learning to fit smaller screens and mobile learning that is truly designed with smart devices in mind. The Mobile Approach.

My forecasts for 2017

eLearning 24-7

Digital Learning makes a dent. DL includes e-learning in my mind, but as this post explains about digital learning, there are more items coming out, including VR headsets. More stuff in native mobile apps. Mobile First. Mobile video increases every month. A mobile first must push micro-learning and micro-video. . Tim Cook, CEO of Apple is investing more into AR than VR and believes that AR is the future and not VR. And the crowds roared.

The Pitfalls and Promises of Mobile Learning

Breakthrough eLearning

If you are in any way connected with the fields of training, learning and development, or eLearning, you are probably regularly inundated with messages about the wonders of mobile learning. However, all this fanfare about mobile learning - or mLearning - must be taken with a grain of salt.

Will the iPad continue its tablet domination? A look at the market landscape


Since Apple launched the iPad in April 2010, the first in the new generation of media tablets to hit the market, it has sold more than 30 million units. March – Apple releases the iPad 2. In the meantime, Apple continues to improve their platform.

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Upside Learning

10 Tools for Digital Storytelling in Class. A guide to 10 great tools for digital storytelling with a class – create comics, animations and eBooks. The Rise of the Mobile Workforce [INFOGRAPHIC]. In its place is a mobile workforce that can work from anywhere.

Learning goes small, social, savvy

Origin Learning

SMAC – Social, Mobile, Analytics, Cloud – is in! From the era of mainframes and large-heavy-loaded computers, the switch or the shift is to smart phones, tablets, ipads, Apple Watches and more! Throwing light on ‘What Exactly Is Mobile Learning?’,

Hacking Siri for Learning

Upside Learning

When Apple launched the iPhone 4S, one of the key differentiators to previous models was the inclusion of Siri. To get the official Apple spiel, see here: [link]. Apple isn’t known to condone hackers modifying their products and software.

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Video Learning Platforms

eLearning 24-7

2012 – Mobile video consumption rises up to 5.4 Video captured with a smartphone, tablet, digital camera (if available), DV and HD DVC (digital video camcorders), web cam, etc. active users) which can create confusion when trying to compare pricing apples to apples.

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. There are consumer locations that have implemented augmented reality without using a mobile device to view it. If you have a mobile device with a camera, opportunities are endless. For the mobile learning space – it is a necessity.

‘SMAC’K your lips to the Changing Thanksgiving Menu

Origin Learning

If globalization and evolution, over a period of time, have altered the menu of Thanksgiving, so too has it changed the digital era leading to the transformation of the learning landscape. Does the nursery rhyme ‘Mary has a little lamb’ ring a bell when it comes to Thanksgiving?

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Upside Learning

For all you Apple fan boys, this post is manna from heaven! And for those of you who love to hate the pad, fret not, there’s something beyond the big Apple too. Google has finally launched Android Honeycomb, the new version of the mobile OS that is focused on tablets.

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Chomp, chomp chomp! Welcome ScreenChomp and TechSmith Labs!

Visual Lounge

ScreenChomp is a digital whiteboard that users can write and draw on with the touch of a finger. Download ScreenChomp from the Apple App Store here ! Mobile News TechSmith Labs 289 157 759Being an evangelist, by definition, means that I get to be the bearer of good tidings.

iOS vs. Android: Which development platform is right for you?


Thinking of furthering your company’s digital presence? Getting into the mobile application market is a great choice. Phones running on iOS, Apple’s operating system, and Google’s Android make up 95% of recent smartphone sales.

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Upside Learning

The Internet is going ga ga about it; the mobile lovers can’t seem to get enough of it; the Apple fanboys have already bought it; while the rest have been writing about it. Speaking of the iPad, the growth of mobile devices has led to an increase in social and informal learning.