Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | March 22, 2019

Mike Taylor

Here is a shot of the best things of the week from learning, design and technology. For a counter view, from Carol Dweck ( @mindsetworks ) herself, see “ Growth mindset is on a firm foundation, but we’re still building the house” Learning, Design & Technology Miscellany.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "The Core of Fun" (Raph Koster via IT Conversations)

Mark Oehlert

» March 12, 2008 "The Core of Fun" (Raph Koster via IT Conversations) Why I just found this podcast , I dont know (it was recorded a year ago). Fortunately, Raph Kosterhas turned fun into a science and he breaks it down in this keynotefrom the OReilly Emerging Technology Conference.

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How to Pick the Best Authoring Tool to Convert Legacy E-Learning Courses

CommLab India

These tools are dated and cannot meet today’s high technological standards. No matter what technology is used, it takes considerable time and effort to develop an e-learning course, not to mention the high costs involved. Learning Technology Authoring Tools

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

Bottom-Line Performance

Not much will change format-wise… we’ll still publish the weekly post here and the topics will still be tweeted by @BLPIndy , but a guest curator (besides yours truly) will pick the topics and be ready to lead the conversation during the chat.

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So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

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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Comment Challenge Catch-Up

Experiencing eLearning

Do Instructional Designers Really Need Technology Skills? Technology Skills for Instructional Designers. Firefox Extensions. Which has generated the best conversation? I loved the debate about whether instructional designers need technology skills or not. But the conversation was great because she was able to share a perspective and experience that were quite different from my own. Two are about the tools I use: Diigo and Firefox.

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7 Tips to Choose the Best Rapid Authoring Tool to Convert Legacy E-learning Courses to HTML5

CommLab India

With mobile devices ceasing to support Flash-based training materials, the demand for Flash to HTML5 conversion tools has gone up. Browser Compatibility: Learners use different browsers such as Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, and more to the launch an e-learning course.

Multimedia experiences growing stronger in HTML5

Aptara

To commit to Flash to HTML5 conversion, organizations must be sure the latter technology is ready for prime time. Firefox joins the crowd. VentureBeat reported that the most recent version of Mozilla Firefox, 37, supports improved performance for YouTube videos in HTML5 mode.

HTML5 making inroads with Apple and Mozilla

Aptara

Certainly, there has been enough activity to warrant HTML5 conversion for important pieces of content that producers want to ensure is visible across the device spectrum. Information Technology. HTML5 making inroads with Apple and Mozilla.

Collaboration - Knowledge Management - Expert - Hot List

Tony Karrer

Clive on Learning , May 29, 2009 Capture Examples - eLearning Technology , May 29, 2009 Mistakes made in Academic Blogs - Don't Waste Your Time , June 3, 2009 Time Spent - The Learning Circuits Blog , June 1, 2009 Presentation: Camtasia in eLearning - Don't Waste Your Time , June 4, 2009 Does Deliberative Practice Lead to Quick Proficiency? eLearning Technology , June 3, 2009 Should you Care about Google Wave?

Tech development further enhancing HTML5's prospects

Aptara

Technology evolves by committee. Each move is confirmation that HTML5 conversion and development are worthwhile practices. According to a separate InfoQ piece, the Mozilla Firefox browser is in line for an upgrade to its own HTML5 compatibility. Information Technology.

Content creation tools for e-learning

eFront

Modern LMS platforms take advantage of the latest HTML5 technologies, from CSS3 to WebGL, and you’ll need a browser that keeps up with the latest developments.

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.

Flash currently optional, soon to be obsolete

Aptara

Old technology is not like outdated elements in other spaces. When technologies grow old, they simply turn into liabilities, riddled with operability and security problems. There are still some elements of the Internet running on Flash technology.

Skills Series: A Beginner’s Guide to SQL

General Assembly

In today’s digital age, we’re constantly bombarded with information about new apps, transformative technologies, and the latest and greatest artificial intelligence system. Discover the language of data.

Latest HTML5 convert: YouTube

Aptara

The gradual expansion of HTML5-powered technology across the Internet has been ongoing for years now. While the basic release of Firefox isn't supported, the beta version is, meaning functionality is likely just an update away. Information Technology.

Pressure mounting to lose Flash in Web content

Aptara

Now, it's worth leaders considering Flash to HTML5 conversion for their rich resources to fit in with the new wave of computing and Web apps. He also stated that HTML5 is making inroads into popular browsers, including Firefox, which has been a bit of a holdout on the video front.

Flash: an End of an Era – What You Need To Know

Aptara

Soon Flash became a source of frustration for the world’s largest technology companies such as Apple, Google, and Facebook. There will no longer be updates and support for Flash Player on many browsers including Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, and Firefox.

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

eFront

I'm going to link this post on my blog, too, and recommend it into the conversation I'm in on Amplify. Amplify is a community of bloggers and it's also a great platform for conversation around online content - including your own content.

LearnDash Program with 10,000+ Users

LearnDash

So, we’ve tracked every step of getting them started on our program and I wanna take this opportunity to switch back over to the Firefox where I have my Infusionsoft open here. Can LearnDash and WordPress support a large number of learners?

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 1/8/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

The top 10 technology trends affecting education in 2005 - The Philadelphia Inquirer. Firefox 1. Learning technologies timeline - Bertram C. This timeline was created by University of Illinois students enrolled in courses on New Literacies, Literacy in the Information Age, Learning Technologies, or Computer Assisted Instruction. Tag: Learning Technology. Blackboard's takeover of Web CT 9. Moodle. Web 2.0 The release of Open Office 2.0 A renewed debate 5.

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85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

Steve Jobs once said, ‘Technology is nothing. It helps to increase conversions through the creation of emails that are more targeted and personal, corresponding to the needs of the respondents. It’s designed to increase conversions by showing off the customer interactions such as user signups and course purchases. Keywords Everywhere is a chrome or firefox extension tool that is ideal for researching keywords and makes your search of keywords easy.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Let us address the technology aspect. Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning - eLearning Technology , September 14, 2010 Some challenging questions are being raised in this month’s Big Question - Voice Over in eLearning. Conversation was a more effective teacher than school. Upside Learning Blog , September 30, 2010 Technology around us is evolving at a rapid pace and is in turn affecting a speedy evolution of learning technology.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for 2009

Learning Visions

Firefox My browser of choice. Check out all the other top ten lists from learning professionals at Jane Harts Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies. Little Shots of Theory Instructional Design as a practice in corporate vs. A Conversation with Karl Kapp ► February (11) ID Live with Charles Reigeluth on EdTechTalk Kineo Insights Webinar: Kronos Moodle Case Study Kineo Insights Webinar: The Truth About Open Sourc.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week)

Mark Oehlert

Main | "The Core of Fun" (Raph Koster via IT Conversations) » March 12, 2008 "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week) ( article link ) When I first saw this article, I thought great, another study telling us what we already kno w.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Where Do You Begin (Part II)

Mark Oehlert

" Mobile Learning: The Next Step in Technology-Mediated Learning by Ellen Wagner: I think Ellen goes a long way here to help move the discussion away from one purely focused on devices and instead looks at those experiences we are looking to engineer.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Recent Podcasts from Harvard and Wesley Freyer on Innovation, Learning Orgs and IP

Mark Oehlert

Gone are the days when teachers could reasonably pass off questions about copyright issues to the district technology director: All teachers and instructors, as well as students from middle-elementary grades through college need to have an accurate and functional knowledge of intellectual property issues as they apply to legal media publishing. " **and oh yeah.you should definitely join and support The Conversations Network.

Top 10 Learning Systems for 2019

eLearning 24-7

On my last flight over here to London, I couldn’t do it, because the person started to have a conversation right after I sat down. Supports nearly all verticals, but strong spots tend to be software/hardware technology, retail, hospitality and manufacturing.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Tell me your latest/greatest books on learning.

Mark Oehlert

I"ve often said that as marketing technologies go, so goes elearning. While The Cluetrain Manifesto isn't officially a book about learning, I think it should be required reading for all learning professionals, and the same applies to Naked Conversations.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: The Blog Book Tour - Week Two

Mark Oehlert

the trick being, you kinda need the book to make sense of the notes ;-) the idea of "knowledge transfer" in the context of these affordances and technologies is critically important, probably THE key to making this topic relevant as you move up the command chain.

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