eLearning on iPads – 10 Bright Ideas

Upside Learning

While exhibiting at ASTD TechKnowledge 2013 and Learning Technologies 2013, we seem to have severely underestimated the interest and demand we would have for our little pocket ready-reckoner on “ eLearning on iPads – 10 Bright Ideas ”! Sorry!

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A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps. Here are some interesting links I’ve come across recently, mostly about mobile learning and some about learning in general that I found interesting.

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5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

Upside Learning

Of late, many of our clients have asked us to develop courses for deployment over PCs but which can also be viewed over the iPad. This hardly comes as a surprise given that the iPad dominates the worldwide tablet market. In just a month since its release, the iPad 3 snagged 4.3

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7 Random Mobile Learning Stats

LearnDash

If you have been around elearning for any amount of time, you have likely heard about mobile learning (also referred to as “mlearning”). For simplicity sake, you can think of mobile learning as anything taking place on a tablet or smartphone.

Some Thoughts On Tablet Learning (aka Elearning On iPads)

Upside Learning

There’s no doubt the iPad has been a phenomenal success. Our earliest reactions of the iPad were that of disappointment but then iPad has gone on to shape a new category of learning, which I prefer to call ‘tablet learning’. Better tablet learning.

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Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

When it comes to mobile learning myths and misconceptions abound. These myths are holding back widespread adoption of mobile learning in the workplace. It’s just learning on the move. Mobile learning is much more than just learning on the move.

So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

A good starting point is our blog post – 5 Rapid Authoring Tools to Publish Courses For Your iPads – where we talk about some of the authoring tools that can be used to develop HTML5 courses for iPads. learning. Apps for iPads – Native or Web-based?

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Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

Since its launch, back in April 2010, Apple has sold more than 100 million iPads – a mind boggling quantity unmatched and way ahead of any other device manufacturer. It literally revolutionised the ‘hand held’ mobile, tablet market across the world. Mobile Learning

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Apple iPad Disappoints eLearning Industry

Upside Learning

I was looking forward to the Apple iPad even more so as we have been doing good stuff on mobile learning and putting up applications and tools on iPhone as pilots and on a trial basis. The iPad was supposed to be better and bigger than the iPhone, closer to a computer and much more than just a phone. However, from whatever I have been able to gather about it so far, including Apple’s own website I think the iPad is a big miss. What would I carry an iPad for?

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Designing eLearning For iPads (LT 2013 – Slide Deck)

Upside Learning

We have been talking a lot about iPads (by iPads we also imply other ‘tablets’) on our blog for the past couple of weeks. Why eLearning on iPads (Tablets). Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning for Healthcare Professionals

Origin Learning

The healthcare industry is one of the most mobile industries: nurses shuffling between patients, doctors attending to OPD and in-house patients as well as at their own clinics, supporting staff and technicians shuttling between pathology, imaging and diagnostic laboratories and so on.

ASTD Webcast On New Mobile Learning Research

Upside Learning

Regular readers of this blog will be aware that we recently supported ASTD research on Mobile Learning , a report around that was released in May 2012. Manager, Learning Technology at Qualcomm). Kevin believes it’s the tablets that have really got mobile learning started.

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. Mayra has authored articles for ASTD and Learning Solutions Magazine and writes frequently on her personal blog. Every mobile solution is different.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

Last week I asked if you had thought about mEnabling your eLearning for iPads (mEnabling, is what we are calling the process of getting your existing eLearning to run on iPads and other tablets) but didn’t really tell you how? Hot Lava Mobile. Mobile Learning

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Top 5 Reasons to Incorporate Blended Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

And all of this has been made possible with the marvelous effects of blended mobile learning. Making education accessible to those with smartphones and stable Internet access, blended mobile learning can supplement, if not substitute, formal education systems.

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft Surface, iPad Mini, Play Testing Learning Games

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Topic 1: Is the Microsoft Surface tablet a viable tablet option for businesses interested in mobile learning? But some have raised concerns that Microsoft Surface might actually hurt mobile learning, and that Microsoft does not truly understand mobile.

Is Mobile Learning A Reality Now?

Upside Learning

Is mobile learning becoming a reality rather than a prediction? And has this led to new generation of players emerging in the learning market place? The range and use of devices from the ipad, tablet, smartphones and android devices has exploded over this period.

The Question Of Why (Not) eLearning On iPads Or Tablets?

Upside Learning

2012 saw the re-emergence of ‘Mobile learning’ or ‘mLearning’ as “new” (ok, not really new) buzzwords in L&D and Training circles around the world. Mobile Learning is being loosely attributed to any learning activity that is not location bound, which is very surprising!

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Introducing a new Podcast: This Week in #mLearning [Episode 1: The new iPad and Mobile Learning]

mLearning Revolution

I’m am extremely excited to introduce a brand new weekly Podcast entitled ‘This Week in Mobile Learning” with my friend and co-host Robert Gadd. In this first episode, we review the new iPad as compared to the first and second generations, plus its impact on mLearning. First Impressions of the New iPad as compared to the first and second generation iPads. Challenges ahead for mobile learning with tracking mobile through an LMS.

Mobile Learning and Games: 3 Ways They Mix

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We all used to think of our phones simply as tools for communication, but mLearning is changing the way we think about our mobile devices. Mobile learning games provide knowledge on the go. mLearning games provide entertainment that produce learning results.

This Week’s #TalkTech: Grid Spreadsheet App for iPad, NFC for Mobile Learning, and Game Based Learning

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Take a look at what we have planned for this week: Grid, the new spreadsheet app for the iPad. Topic 1: How can the Grid iPad app replace and improve everyday spreadsheet use? Topic 2: How will NFC “superpower” technologies on mobile devices impact mobile learning?

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This Week’s #TalkTech: Grid Spreadsheet App for iPad, NFC for Mobile Learning, and Game Based Learning

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Take a look at what we have planned for this week: Grid, the new spreadsheet app for the iPad. Topic 1: How can the Grid iPad app replace and improve everyday spreadsheet use? Topic 2: How will NFC “superpower” technologies on mobile devices impact mobile learning?

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mLearning Thoughts: 3 Mobile Learning Examples You Might Have Missed

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If you are reading this, you already know mobile learning is a hot topic. You also know that incorporating social media into mobile learning is even more of a buzz term. ” and everyone would be learning exclusively from video. Mobile Learning

How to Transfer Your Regular Training to Mobile Learning

Origin Learning

Adding mobile learning to a training program is one of the best ways to acknowledge and leverage the technological devices that your employees already have. However, it is important to make the right first moves when transferring elements of your training to the mobile learning format.

Things to Remember When Designing Courses for iPads

Origin Learning

If you look at iPads in particular in the US alone, an estimated 85 million people will be using the tablet by 2016. When we talk of mobile learning , we generally tend to include both kinds of mobile devices – smartphones as well as tablets.

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How We Use Adobe Shadow for Mobile Learning Development

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Quite simply, it’s a web developer’s dream come true…and it has vastly streamlined our mobile learning development process. If you are new to mobile application development or just need to speed up your workflow, you can take a page out of Nick’s playbook.

Apple Vs Adobe: Impact On Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

for developing iPhone and iPad applications. As per the new agreement developers can use only C, C++, Objective-C, and JavaScript to develop iPad/iPhone apps. The same Flash file published as SWF or AIR app would work with other mobile devices supporting Flash Player 10.1

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Course Dimensions for iPads

eLearning Brothers

Are you trying to build a course that works on both desktops and an iPad? He describes that 995×627 is the best Captivate project size for iPads and desktops. Set the size of your content pages for the iPad at: 1024W x 690H. Add the following Meta tag to the title level to ensure the content is sized appropriately for the viewing area on the iPad. <meta Courses published in Articulate Presenter don’t work on iPads.

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Making Mobile Learning Work

Moodle Journal

Thinking about and talking to the project team as I am right now regarding the likely and best use of our new iPad’s when the initial project ends.

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ID Reflections

Why Mobile Learning The strongest Value Proposition for mobile learning comes from connecting people with ideas, information, and each other—anytime, anywhere! Ten years back, Clark Quinn’s statement about mobile learning seemed wishful thinking.

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Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– How it Can Benefit Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

On Feb 15, 2010, at Mobile World Congress 2010, Adobe announced Adobe AIR for mobile devices, a consistent runtime for standalone applications which is an outcome of Adobe initiated Open-Screen project. General Considerations for Mobile Learning (mLearning).

Using iPads to Support Training Delivery

Integrated Learnings

By Dean Hawkinson Recently, I had the opportunity to design my first paperless classroom course , which used iPads to support its delivery. The purpose of using the iPads was to replace paper-based workbooks and job aids , and provide learners with easy access to training resources. Important Requirement From the experience that I had, there are several things we needed to include when developing instructor-led training for iPad delivery. Integrated Learning Services, Inc.

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Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

Upside Learning

Finally, here’s everything you wanted to know about eLearning on iPads… and asked! mLearning and Tablet Learning. What are the limitations of mobile learning? Just in case you are delivering web-based learning, poor network connectivity can pose some problem.

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How Mobile Learning Challenges Can Be Conquered

CommLab India

If the prediction by Gartner is anything to go by, a massive 70% of the mobile workforce will be using tablets by 2017. This statistic is enough for you to venture into the world of mobile learning if you haven’t yet. The boon: Personalized and Just-in-time learning .

mLearning Thoughts: 3 Mobile Learning Examples You Might Have Missed

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If you are reading this, you already know mobile learning is a hot topic. You also know that incorporating social media into mobile learning is even more of a buzz term. With the price of an iPad 2 now dropped to just $400 , the prospect of implementing a smart phone or tablet-based solution across your organization is probably looking more and more attractive. ” and everyone would be learning exclusively from video. Mobile Learning