Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 3

Upside Learning

eLearning Conferences 2011 : eLearning Technology. 28 Education And Technology Keywords Or Hashtags To Follow On Twitter. Compilation of a nice mix of education, learning, technology, higher education and social media keywords or hashtags to follow on Twitter. Flash Player 10.2

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Future Of Flash Is Open Source

Upside Learning

Looks like a desire to speed up their open-source development around the Flash platform. We advocate the need of openness at Adobe especially for their Flash runtimes. Although Adobe has a range of open-source projects they haven’t yet fully “opened” both the Flash runtimes.

eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #1

Upside Learning

Our innovation team spends a fair bit of time trawling the web looking for interesting stuff that’s related to learning and technology that might impact learning in general. Flash Player 10.1 Recently Adobe has released the public beta of Flash Player 10.1 Here is a short video of Kevin Lynch [CTO of Adobe] demonstrating the various Flash Player 10.1 Tags: Innovation Weekly Finds eLearning Design Learning Mobile Technology

Some FAQs about Adobe’s announcements yesterday

Steve Howard

Adobe announced to increase its efforts on HTML5, use of the Flash Player for applications (packaged with AIR) and specific desktop browsing use cases including premium video and console-quality gaming. As a result, Adobe will no longer develop Flash Player for mobile web browsers. See this Flash Platform blog post for more details: [link]. What does this mean for Flash Player support on desktops? What will happen with Flash Player support on RIM?s

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Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). One of the other major advantages of Flash is that is supports close designer-developer collaboration.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). One of the other major advantages of Flash is that is supports close designer-developer collaboration.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). One of the other major advantages of Flash is that is supports close designer-developer collaboration.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

This paradigm shift has made Flash fall short when it comes to the mobile demands of modern businesses. Thus, forcing Adobe to announce its plan to kill Flash by the end of 2020. Why Convert Flash/SWF to HTML5? Converting Flash Courses vs Creating New e-Learning Ones.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

This paradigm shift has made Flash fall short when it comes to the mobile demands of modern businesses. Thus, forcing Adobe to announce its plan to kill Flash by the end of 2020. Presently, the HTML5 vs Flash debate has all but disappeared, with the former appearing as the clear winner.

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

For an excellent illustration of this problem, check out this great example provided by the always-interesting Cathy Moore (click the image to launch the Flash player): Courtesy of [link] So, why does narration in eLearning frequently do nothing more than parrot back what’s written on the screen?

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Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Technology is full of promise. And we like our technology and we like hopeful promises of an ideal future. Obviously, as technology developed that would not do. Along with that, several creative people found innovative ways to still utilize SCORM even in mobile environments.

A Decade in eLearning – Then, Now and Next

Rob Hubbard

Flash is dead. Back when we could author in Adobe Flash it was possible to create all kinds of cool interactive content. As long as the user had the Flash player, the content would work. Innovation or problem-solving for example.

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

CraneMorley

Tactical: Flash to HTML5 conversion – turning lemons into lemon aid. Flash to HTML5 conversion – turning lemons into lemon aid. If you have a legacy curriculum of Flash eLearning courses, you already know that soon, most internet browsers will no longer support the Flash player.

International E-Learning Part 2: How to Overcome the Challenges of Rolling Out E-Learning Across Different Countries

CDSM

Our experience with this type of rollout has enabled us to develop innovative solutions to the challenges detailed in Part 1, and we want to share them with you. Future-Proofing Technology.

How to Do E-Learning and M-Learning Solutions Right

Innovative Learning Group

If you have documented processes, standards, and tools, it doesn’t stifle innovation. Instead, it lets you cover the core requirements quickly and efficiently, which then frees up time that can be devoted to innovation and creativity. Document your organization’s technology infrastructure. Instructional Design Learning Technology ADDIE authoring tools delivery methods e-learning m-learning

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

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.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

As in the past, this year’s list includes predictions across a gamut of new technologies, consumer/buyer trends plus a few anticipated seismic shifts in the world of business that should collectively reshape the landscape for the adoption and accelerated growth of mobile learning for businesses. Flash Falters, HTML5 & ePUBs Gain in Popularity. Cool Mobile Tech Sparks Learning Innovations.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

using different types of devices in multitudes of languages across diverse geographies are sure to drive awareness in mobile learning and generate interest from organizations of all sizes seeking to achieve their own successes and become more innovative in the way the train and support their ever-mobile learning communities. Flash will still not be supported on iOS devices in 2011 but this fact will matter far less over time.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

The reasons will be plentiful but largely driven by better/cheaper/more ubiquitous technologies and everyone’s acceptance of the fact we all use our phones (tablets, et al) to improve both personal and business communications and to be more productive.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform

Mark Oehlert

Here is a little something for my geek bros and siss: "Temkin has always been careful to underline how one important thingabout OpenLaszlo is that it doesnt lock you into the Flash player,even though it takes advantage of Flash as a standard ubiquitousruntime. Laszlo is abstract from the Flash player.

My mLearning Predictions for 2010

mLearning Trends

While I'm quite familiar with where mobile has come in the educational space, and our experiences have some nice overlap, the reality is our "world view" is very focused on how businesses seek to leverage mobile technologies to educate, inform and connect their workers, partners and extended business ecosystems. By virtually anyone's take, 2009 was a challenging year for all and especially so wherever new technologies and IT budgets/spending were concerned.

My "Top Ten List" for Mobile Learning News in 2009

mLearning Trends

Given the constant and oftentimes harsh distractions 2009 dealt us all in terms of budget cuts, canceled/postponed projects, long decision cycles, there was actually a lot of positive news and both technical and market innovations to make 2009 an outstanding year in the maturity of mobile learning. Flash Support Arrives for Mobile. The announcement of the coming availability of Adobe's Flash Player v10.1

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Beyond iPoding

Kapp Notes

Moving Beyond Music or Voice As with any new technology, at first there is unbridled enthusiasm or irrational exuberance quickly followed by fear and loathing and then the technology settles down into an every day tool. The wide spread adoption of MP3 Players like Apple's iPod products has lead to an entire ecosystem of tools, accessories and content providers. Another innovative use of an iPod or MP3 player is a game called iGAMEz.

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43 Great eLearning Posts and 5 Hot Topics Including Google Buzz and iPad

eLearning Learning Posts

To add to the changing learning landscape, technology has helped support and develop online learning environments in ways that were not possible in the past. Sensing and Thinking - Learning and Working on the Web , February 16, 2010 Tim Kastelle (a great source of knowledge on innovation) discusses how it’s better to have a good idea than a large network to fire off any old idea. This is an important innovation lesson as well. Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1–