Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar

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I had the opportunity to interview Mayra Aixa Villar , instructional designer and thought leader in the mobile learning space. If you are interested in where mobile learning is headed, or in how mobile learning is different from “regular eLearning,” read on! How did you get started in instructional design, and what sparked your interest in mobile? What tips would you give a learning designer new to designing for mobile devices? Mayra Aixa Villar.

4 Key Emerging Trends in LMS

Upside Learning

Cloud computing is emerging as an inexpensive, quick and efficient way of delivering training through LMS. Facility for user-based content generation, to contribute knowledge and expertise through conversation and new content. According to Ambient Insight’s report – The 2011-2016 Worldwide Game-based Learning Market: All Roads Lead to Mobile , the worldwide game-based learning market reached $1.2

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A Practical Guide to PDF to FXL ePUB3 Conversion

Kitaboo

That’s one of the prime reasons why the demand for PDF to FXL ( fixed layout ) ePUB3 conversion is on the rise. . Even you can transform the outreach of your eBooks with simple PDF to FXL ePUB conversions. Where is PDF to FXL Conversion Needed? Choose a Conversion Tool .

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A Conversation with Clark Quinn

Kapp Notes

Here is part of our enjoyable conversation. I’ve been fortunate to be able to stay on the cutting edge of technology, including games, mobile, adaptive systems, and more, helping folks leverage new developments in ways that cut through the hype and find the core value opportunities. Quinn: The book emerged as a reaction to the frustration I’ve felt seeing the huge contributions Learning & Development (L&D) could be making, but is missing.

How to Build Your Own Incubator of Emerging Skills

Degreed

But we can focus on developing the right emerging skills that will allow us to respond easily to future challenges with a workforce that can move fluidly across projects, teams, and work. Tap Into New Skills Where They Emerge Organically. Mining Data to Identify Emerging Skills.

Top 10 Benefits of ePUB3 Conversion for Publishers

Kitaboo

In this digital era, eBooks and consequently eBook readers have grown significantly in popularity and this makes the conversion of eBook formats of critical importance for publishers. Also Read: 7 Best eBook Converters for Bulk Conversion. What is the need for ePUB3 conversion?

Best Content Authoring Tools for Flash to HTML5 Conversion

Hurix Digital

As HTML5 technology emerges to be the preferred choice for rendering videos online, the world has slowly started bidding goodbye to Adobe Flash. Discontinuation of Flash after 2020 and the proliferation of mobile phones make Flash to HTML5 conversion the need of the hour. Articulate Storyline is undoubtedly the best in class when it comes to Flash to HTML5 conversion. Currently, it is emerging as one of the most dependable tools to carry out Flash to HTML5 conversion.

A Conversation with Yury Uskov of iSpring

Kapp Notes

The iSpring product line includes a set of authoring tools which provides the full solution for educators to create e-courses, tests and surveys, video lectures, conversation simulations, screencasts and interactions, and a cloud-based LMS. . . While we are still the best at converting PowerPoint to online formats, and iSpring’s conversion engine is licensed by many well-known vendors, over 90% of the company’s revenue comes from e-Learning tools and solutions.

A Conversation with Mike Lozicki of MediaLab 3D solutions

Kapp Notes

MediaLab’s innovation is driven by its knowledge of emerging technologies and study of industry and consumer insights. Lozicki: I definitely see mobile playing a huge part in 3D learning and training. The other day I had a chance to talk with Mike Lozicki of MediaLab 3D solutions and ask him a few questions. Mike is the President & CEO of MediaLab 3D Solutions. Kapp: Can you tell me a little about your company–some background?

General Considerations for Mobile Learning (mLearning)

Upside Learning

Wikipedia defines mobile learning as “Any sort of learning that happens when the learner is not at a fixed, predetermined location, or learning that happens when the learner takes advantage of the learning opportunities offered by mobile technologies&#. In other words, mLearning decreases limitation of learning location with the mobility of general portable devices 1. What are the key considerations that drive the decision to go for mobile learning?

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Getting More Customer Conversion Through Digital Marketing Training

Knowledge Synonyms

Getting More Customer Conversion Through Digital Marketing Training. However, over the past few years due to the flurry of hotel booking portals, they have been experiencing a significant drop in bookings through their own website and mobile app.

Mobile Learning: Book Review

Kapp Notes

Recently, I was sent a copy of Gary Woodill’s latest book, The Mobile Learning Edge. Here is a short review: Gary Woodill, describes how mobile devices can provide effective learning in a variety of formats including location-based information, just-in-time training and the ability to provide on-demand documentation such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) when and where the employee needs the information. He also provides seven principles for effective mobile learning.

Is technology killing the art of conversation?

Learning with 'e's

I spend a lot of my time on public transport, and one of my favourite pastimes is eavesdropping on other people's conversations. It not only passes the time, but I also learn new things from listening in, even if the conversations are sometimes ill-informed. Earlier this week, as I travelled into work by bus, I overheard an elderly gentleman conversing with three young people. She replied: 'I was hoping for a conversation with these two.'

Top 5 Benefits of Mobile eLearning

eLearning Brothers

The past decade has seen an explosion in mobile technology. We’re rapidly seeing the technological landscape grow and evolve, and the trend is moving further and further into the realm of mobility. At this point, it’s a foregone conclusion that a good eLearning strategy should include mobile learning. Perhaps the greatest advantage of mobile learning is that the learners can conceivably carry their class materials almost anywhere they go.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Thursday, June 28, 2007 Emerging Technologies in e-Learning I sat in on a lunchtime WebEx presentation with Gary Woodill -- Director, Research and Analysis, Brandon Hall Research. The topic: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning. Emerging" = kinds of e-learning that are just starting to show up -- in labs, new company offerings. Gary has worked on three "Emerging e-Learning" reports Emerging E-Learning Technologies: Have looked at 52 emerging technologies.

Imaging Learning for Efficiency: Learning Conversation with Victoria Baxter

Learning Cafe

Our learning conversation this time is with Victoria Baxter, Learning and Education Manager at Ricoh Asia Pacific, an experienced learning practitioner, based in Sydney. Welcome to Learning Conversations. Are you looking at incorporating emerging learning technologies or more interactive elements? In the next 12 months we are looking to deploy mobile learning and also some collaborative learning tools. Learning Conversations Asia development Ricoh

Mobile Learning Analyst RJ Jacquez to guest host #TalkTech chat on mLearning, HTML5, and more.

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We are pleased to announce that our friend and colleague RJ Jacquez (@rjacquez) will be guest hosting our weekly #TalkTech chat this Thursday, May 17th at 3 pm EST. RJ is a former Senior Evangelist for Adobe who now spends his time as a Mobile Learning Analyst and consultant. Our staff has had many a great conversation with RJ on Twitter and the relationship is yet another example of how powerful social media can be for connecting like-minded professionals within their fields.

How Suitable Is HTML5 For Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

HTML5 is adoption for mobile learning is picking up; perhaps the iPad is one driver of change , rapid improvements in regular and mobile browsers rendering HTML5 another. If you look at it, unless you are developing sophisticated games, simulation, or mobile applications, elearning pretty much consists of rendering pages and interaction. It is another debate altogether about if this sort of content conversion to mobile is necessary in all contexts.

Content Models and Mobile Delivery

Clark Quinn

On Friday, I had the pleasure of a conversation of Kris Rockwell , CEO of Hybrid Learning for my in-process mobile learning book. I’d sought him out because of how he was developing mobile. The use of a specification for such description around the content being developed is something I argue for regardless of mobile delivery or not. What Kris is also finding, however, is a real advantage in content portability across mobile devices.

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Is it time to replace SCORM? A Look at Emerging Learning Technologies

Growth Engineering

It’s inflexible, has limited capabilities and is unsuitable for the modern mobile age. We expect everything to be mobile, instantaneous and intuitive. What’s more, it can not be fully embedded within modern mobile technology. This means SCORM-compliant eLearning, especially older content, does not always translate easily onto mobile devices. This is an issue because 64% of employees say accessing workplace learning from a mobile device is essential or very useful.

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Is Wearable Tech a 2014 eLearning Trend to Watch?

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Just look at mobile learning, social media, gamification, serious games and the like. Mobile learning uptake is a prime example. Despite all the hype surrounding mobile, and the fact that there will soon be more mobile devices on the planet than humans, most eLearning is still completed on a desktop or laptop computer. Emerging Technology emerging trends and technologies elearning trends emerging technologies wearable tech

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Trademark Announcement Sparks Conversation About Microlearning

CLO Magazine

Bob Mosher , a senior partner and chief learning evangelist for APPLY Synergies, a consulting firm, said this trademark opens up an interesting conversation about the difference between a discipline and a product. I wasn’t ever aware of someone trying to trademark mobile learning or e-learning, for example,” he said. Carpenter said the original team that began Grovo’s trademark effort found there was an emerging science to microlearning.

Experience (Tin Can) API: What to Expect from Your LMS Provider

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Sorry, mobile workforce. A Learner Record Store , or LRS , is where Experience API sends all the data from mobile apps, informal learning, social conversations, and more. Sure, one potential advantage would be allowing you to record the completion of a mobile app or game created by a custom provider like us. Emerging Technology emerging trends and technologies Experience API Tin Can API elearning emerging trends experience api LMS scorm tin can api

A beachhead for learning – Learning Conversation with Helen Zwicker, CEO Kiama Community College

Learning Cafe

Helen, welcome to Learning Conversations. We are also investigating setting up an online facility where students can engage in structured conversation with other students any time online to practice their conversation skills. There is also a growing disparity in the computer know-how or knowledge of mobile phones, smart phones know-how of our seniors. Learning Conversations culture Kiama Community College Learning

Less Formal Training; More Informal Social Learning

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The official recognition of the power of social learning – and the adoption of social learning initiatives inside organizations — has been even more glacier-like than mobile uptake. The goal was to promote conversation and increase understanding and awareness of learning technologies that we – and our clients – might find useful. You can get a transcript of the conversation via another great web tool called Storify , which lets you create an online transcript of your chat.

eLearning Trends That Will Fizzle, Sizzle, or Simmer in 2014

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We are having LOTS of conversations with folks who want either a learning game developed or would like support in creating a gamification strategy related to a large endeavor or program. …With the potential to reach sizzle status: Mobile Support in lieu of “mobile learning:” This one is just now creeping its way out. There’s no question that mobile has NOT taken off as predicted. Our industry is notorious for chasing after trends.

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Comcast Uses Mobile to Deepen Learning and Verify Skills by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Designs that take eLearning into the field have really worked for Comcast, where new sales hires and engineers use their tablets to reflect on learning, converse with managers and peers about tools and procedures, and demonstrate their abilities. Emerging Topics Measurement Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Analyst RJ Jacquez to guest host #TalkTech chat on mLearning, HTML5, and more.

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We are pleased to announce that our friend and colleague RJ Jacquez (@rjacquez) will be guest hosting our weekly #TalkTech chat this Thursday, May 17th at 3 pm EST. RJ is a former Senior Evangelist for Adobe who now spends his time as a Mobile Learning Analyst and consultant. Our staff has had many a great conversation with RJ on Twitter and the relationship is yet another example of how powerful social media can be for connecting like-minded professionals within their fields.

This Week on #TalkTech: iPhone 5 and mobile Learning, Coursera, Craftsy for Online Learning

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How will this affect mobile learning adoption inside organizations? With millions of new users likely to have an iPhone in their hands before the holiday season, demand for powerful mobile learning experiences will only increase. How will an increasingly mobile workforce influence the need for well-designed mobile learning solutions? #TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats.

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This Week on #TalkTech: iPhone 5 and mobile Learning, Coursera, Craftsy for Online Learning

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How will this affect mobile learning adoption inside organizations? With millions of new users likely to have an iPhone in their hands before the holiday season, demand for powerful mobile learning experiences will only increase. How will an increasingly mobile workforce influence the need for well-designed mobile learning solutions? #TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats.

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How to Convert Flash-Based Websites to HTML5 Right Now!

Hurix Digital

But Flash has various limitations on smartphones and other mobile devices, which gradually have led to the emergence of HTML5. Below are some of the other reasons why there is an increasing demand for Flash to HTML5 conversion nowadays -. Follow the conversion process.

Data, People, or Something In Between: Clearing Your Path to Career Mobility

Degreed

People-driven : Crowdsourcing the skills needed through conversations with those doing the work, and crowdsourcing the data that tells the story of what they’re actually doing. Those skills were then matched to qualified workers, and a career mobility solution emerged.

7 Reasons Why You Must Convert Flash Games to HTML5

Hurix Digital

However, owing to glaring security gaps, performance, and stability issues that Flash games presented on mobile devices, a need for change became more pressing. The emergence of HTML5 as the alternative to Flash is supported by a host of underlying causes. Mobile Device Compatibility.

Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

It’s a multimedia software which was extensively used to produce animations, desktop applications, and mobile games and applications, during the PC era. Most designers therefore began to shift to alternate languages such as HTML, CSS and Javascript, which are more suited to the mobile environment. Create Device-Independent Content: We are living in the times of mobile when people access their content while on the move. Click on the OK button to start the conversion process.

MARGIE MEACHAM – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. All of these are strategies that are emerging from the combination of AI and brain science. MARGIE MEACHAM - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.

3 Essential Themes for Mobile Learning Systems

Upside Learning - Mobile

As we prepare to iterate development of Upside2Go, we will need to start figuring out what sort of features our users (learners, managers, administrators) would really like from a mobile LMS. Third, provide metrics in real-time to administrators and managers; simple enough would be topic/keyword trends, hot conversations, levels of user contribution, etc. Mobile Learning mLearning Mobile Learning Systems

Brandon’s App of the Week – SayHi Translate

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Your conversation can also be translated the other way, with your communication partner’s response also being translated back into your primary language. The design mimics a text-messaging conversation between two people (one blue, one green). An entire conversation can be maintained within the app, and then selectively shared via email, text message, Twitter, or Facebook. Apps emerging trends and technologies Learning Research Mobile apps Mobile Learning Social Learning

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How to Convert your Content from Flash to HTML5?

Hurix Digital

Flash is a multimedia software by Adobe, which is used to produce animations, desktop applications, and mobile games and applications. Some third-party players are also used to view desktop and mobile apps. In fact, it was as early as 2010 when Steve Jobs had predicted that mobile devices would sound the death knell for Flash because the software fell short on six counts: The Full Web. Conversion Services convert flash to html5 Flash conversion flash to html flash to html5

Quick Tips for Large-Scale Flash to HTML5 Migration

Hurix Digital

Flash has several limitations which make it incompatible for today’s needs, it is not compatible with mobiles, has several security issues and drains battery power. HTML5-based content can be viewed on all platforms such as laptops, PCs, tablets and mobile devices.

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. How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions?