Ounces matter: Mashing up business travel and minimalist camping

Janet Clarey

It rolls up into one of its own pockets and is about the size of a pack of cards. You’ll feel like a magician when pulling this out in public and packing it up. This is so much less bulky than the iPad and better reading. In 2015, I traveled roughly ten weeks for work and went on some solo backpacking camping trips for pleasure and sanity. Backpacking alone was new to me and it really turned me on to minimalist camping where ounces matter.

iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning

Xyleme

Home > Single Source , Standards > iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning March 25th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment I was on Nigel Paine’s blog on Friday when I saw and commented on his post The Mash-up Begins. If you followed the iPad announcement, you will have noticed that Apple embraces a free and open eBook standard called ePub. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

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LMS Industry Mashup – Let’s Go Mobile

Inquisiq

Welcome to the latest LMS Industry Mashup. iPad Learning Strategies that are Doomed to Fail. iPads are the single most popular tablet device in the world, but even as tablet technology is widely adopted, many organizations are not leveraging tablet-specific learning strategies to their full potential. How many times have you had to sit through a 45 minute slideshow viewed on an iPad (reduced down to 8pt font)? LMS Industry Mashup

LMS Industry Mashup – Let’s Go Mobile

Inquisiq

Welcome to the latest LMS Industry Mashup. iPad Learning Strategies that are Doomed to Fail. iPads are the single most popular tablet device in the world, but even as tablet technology is widely adopted, many organizations are not leveraging tablet-specific learning strategies to their full potential. How many times have you had to sit through a 45 minute slideshow viewed on an iPad (reduced down to 8pt font)? LMS Industry Mashup

APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

An API (Application Program Interface) enables an interface from a piece of software to communicate with another piece of software (in its simplest form) or multiple pieces of software (called a mashup). Mashups. Search for restaurants in Google and Google Maps shows up with the various restaurants on the map. Social Media Solutions that have multiple APIs built in their system, basically they are a mashup in a sense. Mashups Possibilities.

Getting Started with Mobile Learning (Chad Udell) (#ASTDLN)

Learning Visions

Mashups are the norm. Load up your ipad with ways you can help your business? These are my live blogged notes from ASTD Learn Now Session with Chad Udell (@visualrinse) of Float Learning (www.floatlearning.com). Mobile -- nearly pervasive devices. Aspects of mobile learning: mobility. ubiquity. accessibility. connectivity. context sensitivity (time, location and intent). individuality (the content that I access is different than the content that you access).

Corporate Advisory Council Starts Today

Kapp Notes

The RFP has opportunities for e-learning, hands-on instructor-led elements, social media and follow up training. Chris talks about using the iPhone and iPad as platforms as well as Android and how his company exZact is used to collect data and leverages the Apple-based platforms and how they have gotten world-wide distribution on apps they've developed. Chris shows the iPad simulator used to test applications designed to run on the actual physical hardware.

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E-Learning Early Indicators

eLearning 24-7

The iPad? Funny, thing about those vendors, either their entire consumer base rose up and screamed we want tablets, or perhaps – and I know – it never happens in any industry – just perhaps, they looked again and said, “I see money in those tablets&#. Vendors who told me they were holding off or that their customers were not requesting m-learning on tablets, are or in the process of offering m-learning on tablets, with primary focus being the iPad.

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Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Contrary to what we’d like to believe, social learning doesn’t always start at the training department and work its way up, quite the opposite. The Icodeon Common Cartridge Platform has an interesting approach here – by providing an API so that Common Cartridge content hosted on the LMS can easily be “mashed-up&# with blogs, wikis, social networking sites and so on. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

eLearning 24-7

Again, a learning portal can achieve this – i.e. by you incorporating APIs, mashups or some component of such with code and you are using as a back end a CMS. Please download it and not just open up open in your window. HTML5 is made up of the following: HTML. While the iPad is pure HTML5, all the other tablets hitting the market support Flash and HTML5. Latest: 303 LMS & Learning Portal Vendors. 28 free open source vendors – on 2nd tab.

E-Learning Trade Shows + Product Reviews 4 #TK11

eLearning 24-7

The Swipe Rule – Vendors need to swipe your card to follow up with you; which is fine; but I cannot tell you the number of times when I was a Director of Training and told the vendor in the face to call me or email me, and never heard from them. Trivantis – Lectora Inspire – the product now supports HTML5, and comes with templates for tablets including the iPad – which is a good thing, since I will have my iPad with me.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

A day with Dave Snowden , October 26, 2010 Dave Snowden is a compelling storyteller, mad genius, and irascible Welshman who has pioneered the mash-up of complexity theory and management practice. Open up the Navigation. Please if you can, look this research up! Why The iPad Is a Learning Tool by Sesh Kumar , October 26, 2010 The iPad continues to draw attention and to drive change in mobile computing. iPad (21).

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

Supports HD h.264 codec, which the iPad supports, and a few browsers for HTML5. Mashups, Google charts. Embed features such as Widgets, Mashups – that people can find on the web or create themselves or that you offer, or that other end users can create and an exchange for people to share – exchanges in 2011 are going to grow in all e-learning spaces. iPad feature, the iPad 2 is coming out in Feb. 2011, the iPad accounts for 95% share of the market.

LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

eLearning 24-7

Again, a learning portal can achieve this – i.e. by you incorporating APIs, mashups or some component of such with code and you are using as a back end a CMS. Please download it and not just open up open in your window. HTML5 is made up of the following: HTML. While the iPad is pure HTML5, all the other tablets hitting the market support Flash and HTML5. Latest: 303 LMS & Learning Portal Vendors. 28 free open source vendors – on 2nd tab.

E-Learning without Borders

eLearning 24-7

Now before you argue about “security&# or “privacy&# , you can create (even now using mashups or some APIs) the ability to lock down or block certain areas. Pods which were off the hub included a bookstore, library, event center, courses (to sign up and take), chat rooms and other items. Let me make this clear: a social exchange can be everything social learning wants to be and desires to be, but has failed to live up to. Greetings from Moscow.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Virtual classrooms and smart-boards are used in a more student-centered way (not putting all the attention to one person up-front=bad). open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it. Here's what came up. My Predictions So with all of that as a lead up. In trying to come up with next month's #LCBQ, we specifically wanted to be able to name this.

Launching a Web Collaboration Platform? Here’s How to Get Past the Naysayers

Mindflash

But this is 2011, and a trickle-up strategy was working. GLEAN, a Google Apps mashup using Yammer , Voice Thread , Elluminate , and other tools, became a reality soon after the IT head saw a similar network in action at another university. Here are a few that Gautsch went up against, how she got past them — and what other execs and managers looking at new collaboration and learning systems need to know to succeed.

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

While it has been reported that the next version of the iPad will have 4G, lets not forget that 4G data is not free. I blame this totally on the industry as a whole – who focused too much on the same features as everyone else – forgetting the over 25 different types of social media available, or even creating a mashup of social types. For the past month, I have been conducting a survey on learning platforms and specifically learning management systems. .

2011 LMS Award Winners plus a quick note on m-learning

eLearning 24-7

A few systems pitch that they have full mobile learning capability, especially with the iPad including the angle that you can see it full screen rather than the standard universal look – which shows up similar to the smartphone look – i.e. small. It shows up in your browser. As I often say to folks, what is the point of having an app, if all it does is open up my browser. Accepts APIs and Mashups.

Social Learning, Social Media – Brothers in Arms

eLearning 24-7

expo clearly shows and some argue that social media some grew up within the web 2.0 With APIs and mashups, who knows where it can go. Geolocating – you sign up an account online, select some options, and you are able to see where your friends are in real time on a map or as it says “location&#. Yeah, you can toss in e-commerce, APIs, Mashups, and add any social media you can think of – slideshare presentations? Now where did I put my Ipad?

2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

The product is Flash based, which is nice, but lack of mobile optimization for the iPad. My runner-up is Operitel’s LearnFlex LSP. Runner-Up Social Learning Management System of the Year – Upside Learning. Optimized for the iPad (one of the 1st). Topyx by Interactyx - once a small dog, and now a fast and up-comer who understands their space and their niche markets. LMS Products of the Year 2010.

Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

eLearning 24-7

If you as the customer want to create your own API/Mashup or find one on the net and want to integrate it into your paid LMS, the vendor will charge you. As I have said before, mobile learning and tablets is going to end up being the biggest thing in the last 10 years in the e-learning industry. 1 million iPad2 tablets were sold in the first weekend it launched, it took over 25 days to sell 1 million units of the iPad.