Study Finds Benefits in Use of iPad as an Educational Tool


The following is an excerpt from an article published on Emerging Tech. The study looks at the use of iPads at the Longfield Academy , where a large scale 1 to 1 iPad program was implemented last year. Over 800 students (the vast majority of students at the Academy) had or were issued iPads, across the full spectrum of grade levels (although not everyone had one, apparently a small percentage of students used other devices). eLearning Learning Tools ipad

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Upside Learning

So what is the deal with iPad 2 that had led to a mania of sorts? More on tips and tricks that will help you get the most out of your iPad, digital story telling and the future of the tablet. Buying an iPad 2: What You Need to Know. Digital Storytelling With The iPad.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Working with the iPad - Onlignment , July 26, 2010 It’s now two months since the iPad was launched in the UK, and so it’s timely that people are starting to comment on how they and others are using it. Now all I take is the iPad. I’m pretty smitten with my iPad.

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eCombat: Lessons from the Interactive Battlefields of Afghanistan

Vignettes Learning

Spencer Ackerman features Vanguard of Valor, an interactive teaching tool built to instruct the mid-career officers who pass through the Army’s Combined Arms Center, about the lessons accumulated from years of hard-fought war in Afghanistan. Our Belief.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Introduction to Social Networking - Learning and Working on the Web , June 21, 2010 As our Work Literacy Ning site (2008) is in danger of getting bumped off the Net due to Ning’s new pricing policy , I will post some of the key articles here so we don’t lose them. Tomi Ahonen: Mobile in Learning: lessons from around the world - Ignatia Webs , June 15, 2010 First key speaker at mLearncon Tuesday 15 june 2010. You’re tasked with outlining an eLearning lesson. iPad (43).

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Upside Learning

There I Was”: Lessons Learned Converting Instructor-based Pilot Training to Blended Learning. This article will help you get the most value out of Twitter, should you decide to include it in your personal learning strategy or that of your organization.

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#mLearnCon Edition of #TalkTech: Microsoft Surface, NearPod, Clark Quinn’s 5 Phrases to Make Mobile Work

Bottom-Line Performance

Regardless of your feelings on Apple or the iPad, there’s no doubt a little healthy competition is good for the consumer. Article: 5 Ways Microsoft’s Surface May be Better Than an iPad. Article: Microsoft Surface to cost more than US$599?

#mLearnCon Edition of #TalkTech: Microsoft Surface, NearPod, Clark Quinn’s 5 Phrases to Make Mobile Work

Bottom-Line Performance

Regardless of your feelings on Apple or the iPad, there’s no doubt a little healthy competition is good for the consumer. Article: 5 Ways Microsoft’s Surface May be Better Than an iPad. Article: Microsoft Surface to cost more than US$599?

Gamification Webinar Resources

Kapp Notes

Articles and Blog Entries of Interest. iPad for Educators Discussion about Gamification and Learning. To learn more about gamification and games for learning: Here is a video talking about some powerful life lessons that can be gained from video games.

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

Do note some of these link up to dated articles. Marys City Schools, Links To Other Case Studies, And News Articles. From netbooks and web applications to iPods, iPads, and podcasting, Tony has put together practical information for educators. Lessons on mLearning.

The Best of eLearning in July 2015


This month’s Best of eLearning list includes articles on everything from new ideas for learning—like wearables and Snapchat—to how to speed up your eLearning development with Lectora® variables. Take a look at these 10 eLearning articles that I chose from the month of July: 1.

5 Major Players in Distance Learning


According to TechnoBuffalo , the iPad has a high usability factor, which appeals to educators in the far-flung areas who are unaccustomed to modern technology. Aside from commenting on lesson work, these instructors also answer questions via email, phone, or fax.

How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

We had just given everyone an iPad, and wanted to encourage lots of new learning and exploratory activities people could do on their new devices. We take turns finding interesting articles and curating them on the BLP blog.

Helping Learners Pay More Attention: Can Classroom Strategies Work for e-learning?


In a classroom scenario, students are physically present in their classes, but not paying attention to all the lessons being taught. An article ‘Why can’t students just pay attention’ , throws light on the importance of increasing the attention span of the learners.

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Upside Learning

With the upsurge in ownership of smart mobile devices such as iPhones, Androids and Blackberries, the rapid social penetration of touch screen computers such as iPads, and an increase in the purchase of Kindles and other e-reader devices, the future of learning is definitely smart mobile.

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The Top 7 Microlearning Examples in Everyday Life


I am not going to go in depth about definitions and the science behind microlearning and gamification in this article, so if you want more background, check out our recent webinar with Karl Kapp, Author of The Gamification of Learning and Instruction as part of our Expert Series.

2016 Top Tools for Learning

Performance Learning Productivity

It also contains enough guitar and banjo instruction lessons to last several lifetimes. Flipboard is a pleasure to use on an iPad or any mobile device. Evernote: I’d drown or die trying to find that useful article or piece of information without Evernote.

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5 Modern Learning Principles To Drive Higher Sales Performance


The software then surfaces the best of these videos on an ongoing basis so trainers and enablement professionals can cherry-pick, quickly adding quizzes, interactive prompts and audio overlays—right from their iPads.

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Why we’re betting Chromebooks aren’t just another interactive whiteboard

TechSmith Camtasia

Teachers and school board members can easily point to a stack of iPads or an interactive whiteboard in the front of the room and say, “Look! In his article, Jason recommends focusing on those who are eager for change.

The Top 78 Captivate Features

Adobe Captivate

Create responsively-designed lessons so that they look perfect on any device. . Use Captivate Draft on an iPad to brainstorm, storyboard, and then convert to a Captivate file. Preview – various ways to preview a lesson or parts of a lesson, including previewing in SCORM Cloud.

ASTD ICE learning game design workshop resources

Knowledge Guru

It is a board game, though the App Store does have an iPad version of it that you can play as a single player or do pass-and-play format. Caveat – I think it is easier to learn Catan using a traditional board game first before venturing to the iPad version.

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#TrainChat Wrapup: What Trainers Can Learn From Angry Birds


On Friday the Daily Mindflash once again hosted a Twitter chat with contributor David Kelly, in which we discussed his latest article, “ What Angry Birds Can Teach Us About Instructional Design.” The Daily Mindflash : What lessons can trainers take away from a successful game like #AngryBirds?

15 Stats About Sales Training You Won’t Want to Ignore

KZO Innovations

75% of respondents were more likely to check out video lessons than reading the usual documents, emails, and web articles. Sales reps are able to pull up lessons on their iPads or laptops at their convenience—so they get answers right when they need them. 1) There is a $1 TRILLION global spend on sales training. Bureau of labor Statistics). With that said, video is the ultimate game-changer and a global trend. 2) 1 in 8 jobs in the US are full-time sales positions.

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Welcome to the Rise of eLearnings!

AXIOM Learning Solutions

Mobile learning is essential in today’s day and age and creating several versions of a training that works on a computer, an iPad or a phone is a waste of time and resources. Simply drag lessons to rearrange their order.

What is an eLearning Authoring Tool? What is the Best eLearning Authoring Software?


In this article, we will learn everything about these software solutions and understand how an authoring tool works in eLearning. After reading this article you will have a clear view of which authoring tool(s) to buy for your set of requirements. Learner Interactions: Inbuilt learner interactions to make eLearning lessons more engaging. Highlights : Captivate Draft: A Free iPad app to transform storyboards into interactive online courses.

Bundle resources and you may not need courses

Clive on Learning

These resources can take various forms: Web articles, written in an engaging, journalistic manner, rather like blogs. In a recent project we used web articles as the gateways, each article drawing on the resources most closely related to a particular topic. Here's what I have collected so far: Two iPad apps which provide video 'lessons', one for this particular model of camera and one on DSLR photography/videography in general.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014


The narrowed search options include "Articles, including patents" and "Case law". Have popular articles read to you by trained voice actors. Flipboard - Beautiful tile layout makes browsing articles a visually-stunning experience.

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From Martial Arts Business Owner to Health Course Creator to Online Entrepreneur Membership Site Creator With Kevin Geary of Digital Ambition


I had a podcast, I had a lot of blog articles by April. Kevin Geary: I go look at the analytics, I see, hey it’s coming from some articles, there’s podcast downloads happening. Kevin Geary: Yeah, I have an iPad that I just started using.

Learning by Creating: Turning Bloom’s on Its Head

TechSmith Camtasia

In effect, they were learning like vacuum cleaners: they “sucked up” the content of the lesson and then gave it back in an organized and useful form. Guest post by Library Media Specialist, David Phillips.

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Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. First iPad University Course - The eLearning Coach , May 16, 2010. Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player | LearnNuggets - LearnNuggets , May 20, 2010. iPad (321). Here it is - the very best posts and the hottest topics for 2010. How do we come up with these - well it’s based on social signals (clicks, views, twitter, delicious and more).

Embedding social learning into texts and enterprise software

Jay Cross

He told me about an iPad app he’s working on that will support study groups. You talk about the lessons. The video reminded my of an article Tony, Eilif Trondsen, and I wrote for eLearn magazine, Another Life: Virtual Worlds as Tools for Learning. To really get into high gear, imagine a session at the Internet Time Lab in Berkeley where we engage Joe, moi, and a group of seminal thinkers in a Bohmian dialogue about baking learning into work, iPads, texts, etc.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

First iPad University Course - The eLearning Coach , May 16, 2010 These students will be getting an iPad loaded with course content. Post from: The eLearning Coach First iPad University Course. ipad. Without trust, employees become what Judy Bardwick, in her article titled “The High Cost of Mistrust,&# calls actively disengaged. 3D interfaces are starting to appear everywhere for your laptop, iPad or other portable computing devices. iPad (28).

2010 in Review Part 2: My 10 favourite resources in 2010

Jane Hart

It’s chock full of case studies, examples, approaches to address the critics, and lessons learned 14 September 201o A few more favourites. If you enjoyed this article, please consider sharing it! Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact 2010 in Review Part 1: Top 10 C4LPT resources Happy Christmas! Happy Holidays!

Is There an App for Leadership Development?

CLO Magazine

For example, we recently shifted to iPad-based instruction for most of our Leadership Development Center courses. Coursera, Udacity and edX, with various relationships to conventional universities, are now looking to deliver lessons globally through mobile technology. For example, the app activates Mandarin lessons learned in a short class prior to a trip to China. Mobile apps will soon offer robust tools for leadership and managerial development.

Disruptive Technologies and the Future of Learning & Development

Convergence Training

And second, if you’re the kind of person who’d rather watch and listen to the interview than read the transcription, just scroll on down to the bottom of this article to watch the video version.