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

Upside Learning

Apart from AIR app, the same code and assets in any AIR app can further be used to deliver a mobile browser version using Flash Player 10.1. I assume the same packager would be made capable to publish apps for iPad too as the iPad uses the same underlying technology as iPhone. As an eLearning developer, we will certainly benefit from the Adobe Flash runtime, AIR and Flash player 10.1

Apple iPad: Who Is It Really For?

Upside Learning

A Google search on ‘Apple iPad’ throws up an excess of 30 million results! Clearly the Apple iPad has drawn much applause and an equal amount of criticism in the last few weeks. At Upside Learning we’ve been thinking about ways the Apple iPad can be useful for eLearning – especially in the workplace. You can’t disagree that the iPad looks very cool. Hope that balances the different points of view on the iPad. MP3 Players?

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Smokescreen – The Future Of Flash Player?

Upside Learning

Smokescreen project is an effort to bring Flash player to the iPhone/iPad without installing the Flash plug-in. For now this project is targeted at advertisers to enable them to run Flash ads on the iPhone/iPad. Here is a video demonstration of a Flash ad running on an iPad using Smokescreen –. Here’s is what Simon Willison has to say about Smokescreen: Chris Smoak’s Smokescreen, “a Flash player written in JavaScript”, is an incredible piece of work.

This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad

Upside Learning

About a month back I blogged about Smokescreen which allows advertisers to run simple Flash movies on iPad/iPhone using HTML5/JavaScript. Today while checking my twitter feed I discovered Frash which runs Flash content on iPad/iPhone in a Safari browser. It’s an effort to take the Android implementation of Flash Player to run on iPad/iPhone. The video below shows Flash content running on iPad Safari browser using Frash –. Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1–

5 Major Players in Distance Learning

LearnDash

To explore the distance learning major players in more detail, let me introduce Allie Cooper – an individual who has a passion for all things learning, education technology, and the latest industry happenings. Below, we’ll feature five major players in distance learning worldwide. According to TechnoBuffalo , the iPad has a high usability factor, which appeals to educators in the far-flung areas who are unaccustomed to modern technology.

Course Dimensions for iPads

eLearning Brothers

Are you trying to build a course that works on both desktops and an iPad? Sample of course dimensions in Storyline (978 grid inside a 988×643 player size). 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

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Articulate Storyline vs. Adobe Captivate 6 for iPad Publishing [FAQ]

mLearning Revolution

One of the questions I get asked frequently is whether I’d recommend Storyline or Captivate 6 to a company who needs to publish their desktop eLearning specifically for learners to consume it on the iPad. First off I think this question is fairly shortsighted because I believe real multi-screen design and deployment of “ learning ” should go beyond just publishing for iPad consumption. eLearning Mobile Learning Captivate featured HTML5 iPad mLearning Storyline

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Brandon’s App of the Week – Courtside for iPad

Bottom-Line Performance

This week’s app is “ Courtside for iPad ”, an elegant Dribbble iPad client app for browsing through the designer shots and reading through the comments on each post. Courtside for iPad has been developed in a way that stays true to the basketball theme of the primary Dribbble website, you view “shots” (screenshots) that are posted by the “players” (artist contributors). Courtside for iPad – [ FREE ] (iPad Only).

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Brandon’s App of the Week – Courtside for iPad

Bottom-Line Performance

This week’s app is “ Courtside for iPad ”, an elegant Dribbble iPad client app for browsing through the designer shots and reading through the comments on each post. Courtside for iPad has been developed in a way that stays true to the basketball theme of the primary Dribbble website, you view “shots” (screenshots) that are posted by the “players” (artist contributors). Courtside for iPad – [ FREE ] (iPad Only).

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10 Things the Motorola Xoom does Better than the iPad

mLearning Revolution

One question that I get often is How does the Motorola Xoom compare to the iPad? So without further ado, here are 10 things I really like about the Xoom as compared to the iPad, which I bought and have used since the first day it went on sale: 1. My point is that if Tablets are really supposed to eventually replace our Desktops, the Xoom is off to a better start than the iPad. The iPad has nothing comparable to this. If you use an iPad, you can probably relate.

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Watch Interactive Videos on Your iPad…Offline!

TechSmith Camtasia

app from the App Store, but the benefit is that your interactive videos are playable offline (as opposed to just playing the MP4 video using the iPad’s native player). In this post I took his method of combining Camtasia videos and an iOS app called GoodReader to make them available offline, while still maintaining the interactivity present in the TechSmith Smart Player. If you host it online with the Smart Player or put it on Screencast.com, no problems.

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. And if HTML5 is key to delivering eLearning on the iPad, but unless your organisation is adopting the iPad as the ‘preferred’ device, HTML5 may not be the best option for developing your eLearning. Apps for iPads – Native or Web-based?

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CellCast mSCORM Player Announced

mLearning Trends

We're pleased to announce the availability of the CellCast mSCORM Player , the latest extension to our CellCast Solution platform for enterprise mobile learning delivery. We launch with support added to most of our core CellCast Widgets including all Android-based devices, Apple iPhones, iPad and iPod touch media players, BlackBerry devices (running BBOS 4.5

Why the iPad and iPhone not supporting Adobe Flash is a Great thing for mLearning

mLearning Revolution

the learner needs to have the Flash Player installed) and thus making it an interesting challenge for our Industry to make the transition to mobile learning (mLearning), especially because of the market share that Apple commands with the iPad and the iPhone. When I worked at Adobe, the question I most frequently heard from my customers was: how can we make our existing eLearning projects play on the iPad?

How Do Video Subtitles & Closed Captions Work on iPhones, iPads, & iPods? [FREE GUIDE]

3Play Media

And Apple devices like the iPhone and iPad continue to dominate the mobile phone and tablet markets in the US and abroad. Why You Need to Add Captions to Videos for iPhone & iPad. How Do Video Subtitles & Closed Captions Work on iPhones & iPads? Typically, media players display captions from an accompanying caption file, or “sidecar file.” Want to know how to activate captions for your iPhone or iPad?

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Will the iPad continue its tablet domination? A look at the market landscape

Xyleme

Today, the iPad is the undisputed leader both for massive corporate deployments and usage in schools. Since Apple launched the iPad in April 2010, the first in the new generation of media tablets to hit the market, it has sold more than 30 million units. These stats are shocking if we realize that before the iPad this market did not exist. March – Apple releases the iPad 2. iPad vs Android. iPad mobile learning Amazon Android Apple tablet

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HTML5 in E-learning – Signaling the End of the Flash Player

CommLab India

For years, the Flash Player reigned supreme in the world of e-learning. It seemed that the Flash Player was destined to rule the technology-enabled learning world. However, all that changed with the statement of one person – Steve Jobs, who declared in 2010 that iOS, Apple’s mobile operating system would not support the Flash Player. Apple’s products, the iPhone and the iPad, had (and continue to have) a large share of the mobile device market.

CellCast Widget for iPad Released!

mLearning Trends

It's officially iPad Launch Day and we're pleased to announce our CellCast Widget for iPad was included in the inaugural 1,000 applications shipped in support of Apple's revolutionary new tablet computing device. Better yet, we're the only sanctioned iPad application listed whenever a iTunes user searches on "mobile learning" or "m-learning" in the iTune App Store -- a situation that's certainly going to change in the coming days though as others jump on board the new device train.

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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? One of the best tools, if you are already using Articulate, to convert your existing (Articulate based) courses to run on iPads, other tablets and mobile devices. This is a free eBook authoring application by Apple for iPad.

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So how are people really using the iPad?

Clive on Learning

A recent posting on Mashable reports some interesting data from Resolve Market Research based on an online survey of potential purchasers and active users of iPads, smart phones, e-readers and portable video game devices in the USA. It provides some insights into the uses early adopters are finding for their iPads and the effect this is having on competitive devices: The iPad was initially positioned as a device for reading, watching videos and web browsing.

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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! By using a mobile device as a learning platform, one can leverage its unique features such as camera, audio/ video player & recorder, computing device, eBook reader, GPS, gaming compatibility etc. – What do we need to teach people in order for them to learn how to use iPads in general? The tablet is a format and the iPad is one too!

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PPT courses to the iPAD - Which way to go?

Take an e-Learning Break

I recently experimented with various methods of getting aPPT course developed with Articulate Presenter to the iPAD. HTML Articulate player from eLearning Enhanced: Works great. link] Flash on iPAD from iSwifter– works ok. It executes the Flash content in its own data center and then sends video down the pipe to the user’s iPAD, which has to be connected to a Wi-Fi connection.

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How Do Video Subtitles & Closed Captions Work on iPhones, iPads, & iPods? [FREE GUIDE]

3Play Media

And Apple devices like the iPhone and iPad continue to dominate the mobile phone and tablet markets in the US and abroad. Why You Need to Add Captions to Videos for iPhone & iPad. How Do Video Subtitles & Closed Captions Work on iPhones & iPads? Typically, media players display captions from an accompanying caption file, or “sidecar file.” Want to know how to activate captions for your iPhone or iPad?

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Using Rapid Authoring Tools to Design eLearning Courses for Multiple Devices

Bottom-Line Performance

MISO currently does not require their eLearning courses to function on an iPad, but they are seeing usage of the iPad increase in their organization… especially at the director level and above. Since our target learners are Managers, there is a high probability that they will want to access the course on their iPad. eLearning Design Considerations for iPad. If you publish to the iPad without this navigation, you do not have any navigation controls at all.

The New Articulate Storyline iPad App and mLearning [VIDEOS]

mLearning Revolution

I’m especially impressed with how straightforward it is to publish any project for consumption on the iPad using the new Articulate Mobile Player iPad app. During my last year at Adobe, one of the questions I heard over and over, was how could eLearning developers enable learners to consume learning content on their iPads. I believe Articulate has been able to address this need with the launch of Storyline and their iPad app.

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¿Por qué el hecho de que el iPad y el iPhone no soportan Adobe Flash es un gran incentivo para el mLearning?

mLearning Revolution

Desconozco las cifras exactas pero me atrevería a decir que más de 98% de todos los cursos de eLearning estuvieron o están basados en Adobe Flash (es decir, el estudiante necesita instalar Adobe Flash Player). Por lo tanto, la decisión de Apple, nos ha impuesto un desafío interesante para comenzar nuestra transición hacia el aprendizaje móvil (mLearning), debido principalmente a la cuota de mercado que Apple lidera con el iPad y el iPhone.

8 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 20

Upside Learning

That iPads and smartphones have made their presence felt inside the classroom is a given now. Their new FREE iPhone/iPad app called BINARY is a game that teaches players everything they need to know about the binary language without the boring techie bits. How Educators Use iPads. Since the iPad has entered the education filed, educators have used it in ways more than one to assist them in teaching. Find how more such ways in which academics use iPads.

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17 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 15

Upside Learning

While all you creative geniuses can learn some of the great iPad tools for graphic designers. Productive iPad Apps for Graphic Designers. Compilation of great iPad tools for Graphic Designers. The goal of the game is to plant and harvest crops, trees, and animals with players gaining coins used to purchase seeds for future crops, trees and animals, as well as decorations used to customize player’s farms. Who doesn’t like to know about the future?

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Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

CellCast mSCORM Player Announced - mLearning Trends , June 13, 2010 We’re pleased to announce the availability of the CellCast mSCORM Player , the latest extension to our CellCast Solution platform for enterprise mobile learning delivery. iPad (43). CourseNotes for the iPad , June 7, 2010. Marc My Words: Thinking About Mobile Learning in the Age of iPad by Marc J. Best of eLearning Learning. June 2010. Another great month for eLearning content.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Mobile E-learning Publishing: iPad, iPhone, or Kindle – Which do iChoose? Electronic Papyrus , February 22, 2010 While it was enlightening to see Steve Jobs demonstrate what the iPad can do, I found it more interesting to see what the iPad cannot do. iPad (9). The iPad and its impact on m-learning. Mobile E-learning Publishing: iPad, iPhone, or Kindle – Which do iChoose? Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– The iPad and its impact on m-learning.

Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning

Upside Learning

Published content can be accessed through Pushcast Player installed on user’s BlackBerry smartphone. The Pushcast Player takes care of tracking and reporting to server. Lectora and Lectora Online provide templates specifically designed for iPhone and iPad. Recently they have also released free template sets for the iPad which one can use for iPad content authoring.

The age of the e-book

E-Learning Provocateur

The new players. Enter the Kindle and the iPad. No it doesn’t, but this does: Amazon and Apple have sold millions of Kindles and iPads. Tags: e-books books ipad kindle For about a decade, people from all corners of the globe have been saying “We are now entering the age of the e-book&#. Whenever I heard someone say that, I couldn’t shake off the analogy of the real estate agent saying “Now is a great time to buy&#. It just sounded empty.

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Like Adding a 2nd Teacher to the Class

TechSmith Camtasia

Here’s their 2 minute story: <note: please reload the page, if the audio player isn’t showing up> So, how are you using Ask3? For Educators Ask3 edchat Education ipadedWhen I was a kid, my job was to tape cardboard boxes. Rather than spend 60 minutes taping up boxes, I would spend 45 minutes figuring out a better way to tape them and then 30 minutes taping them. Even as a kid, I remember feeling awesome about learning a new way to work smarter.

What Apps and Cell Phones Are Caption Friendly?

3Play Media

How to Add Subtitles to Videos on the iPhone, iPad & iPod. PlayerXtreme Media Player. ?. ?. Video Accessibility User Engagement free social media closed captions subtitles iOS iPad iPhone iPod iTunes Netflix entertainment BBC Facebook ed tech how to closed caption CC caption caption toggling corporatePractically everything we do today can be done on our cell phones. And because of that, we’ve become very dependent on them (soon they could become a part of us !).

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Is HTML5 Ready for eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

Last week, while justifying Apple’s refusal to allow Flash player on iPhone/iPad, Steve Jobs wrote– “ New open standards created in the mobile era, such as HTML5, will win on mobile devices (and PCs too) ”. A few days before the launch of iPad Apple had released a list of ‘iPad ready’ websites having support for HTML5. What’s really surprising is that even Apple iPad Safari browser doesn’t have full HTML5 support.

Like Adding a 2nd Teacher to the Class

TechSmith Camtasia

Here’s their 2 minute story: <note: please reload the page, if the audio player isn’t showing up> So, how are you using Ask3? Uncategorized Ask3 edchat Education ipadedWhen I was a kid, my job was to tape cardboard boxes. Rather than spend 60 minutes taping up boxes, I would spend 45 minutes figuring out a better way to tape them and then 30 minutes taping them. Even as a kid, I remember feeling awesome about learning a new way to work smarter.

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. Some companies like PhoneGap , Appcelerator and Unity3d having cross compiler products [that can publish the same code for iPhone/iPad or other mobile devices] have clarified or assured that the apps developed using their tools would still be accepted by Apple but there is no official response from Adobe on this.

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