This Week on #TalkTech: Mobile Learning Strategy, #EdTech apps for iPhone and ROI of #TinCanAPI

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How to design good educational apps for the iPhone. #TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats. We publish all the topics a few hours before the chat so you can show up at 3 pm EST / 12 pm PST on Thursdays ready to discuss. We’re never at a loss for new tech news, apps, and interesting blogs to explore in our weekly chats. Take a look at what we have planned for this week: Mobile learning design must account for multiple screens. Image courtesy of [link].

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Podcast 33: Training ROI in Action – With Ajay Pangarkar

Talented Learning

EPISODE 33 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: If you want to communicate with business leaders about the value of learning programs or technology, training ROI can be a powerful tool. Around that same time, the training ROI movement started ramping up. That is not part of ROI.

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No Ugly Content Please: iPhone's Modality Learning Is Great, but It Will Not Work with "Ugly Looking" e-Learning Content

Vignettes Learning

iPhone is an easy tool to use and opens the door for more programmers to develop content (e-Learning) for the iPhone. Those who will not, will be at a disadvantage because learners will refuse to study "ugly" content presentations even when presented in the iPhone.

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What is blended learning? (benefits of blended learning in your LMS)


These solutions also allow you to track and measure results so that you are able to show value and prove ROI in informal learning approaches. Some solid old school vibes here but on your iPhone, not your Walkman. Both classroom and online learning need to have set milestones that have to be achieved (your boss will like this because it helps prove ROI). Here’s a plot twist – the most modern approach to learning in the workplace: not shaken, not stirred, but blended.

2020 LMS pricing guide: Here’s what makes up the cost ??


Here’s the truth: no one likes talking about price, but let’s be frank – we’re all used to paying for the best solutions to our problems, whether it’s a new iPhone, a faster laptop, or car insurance, etc.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Did You Know 2.0" (shifthappens)

Mark Oehlert

Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!!

Free Webinar: 2/10 - Litmos "Love your LMS": Experience the world's most user-friendly Learning Management System

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Certified · Accessible via Mac, PC, iPhone, iPad and Android · Themes/Brand Customization · API - for integration with other systems · eCommerce and self sign-up · Certificates · Course Library · Automatic compliance reminders · No software to download · No long term contracts Real time reporting makes it easy to track learner results and get ROI for youronline campaign.

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Tony Bingham Opening Session #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

Sharing lots of stats…800,000,000 on Facebook, iphone sales, tablet sales, etc. Drive IMPACT vs. ROI Govern lightly. These are my live blogged notes from the opening session at ASTD’s TK12 in Las Vegas. 2012 is the year of collaboration. Why now? Opening video produced by video – Search on in 2011 – the year in review. 2011 was the year of…” – go Google it and watch it. Q4 2010 smart phones outsold computers.

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LearnBrite and Microsoft: A Match Made in Virtual Reality Training Heaven


The most effective learning is through experience, and the biggest reason companies should provide hands-on training is to reap the greatest training ROI. When considering ROI for your company, hardware costs are often at the top of the expense list.

6 Key Benefits of Using Automated PDF to ePUB Converters


By converting PDF to ePUB3 , you can allow your readers to enjoy reading across different devices including iPads, iPhones, and other popular eBook readers. Higher ROI because of automation is one of the other key advantages of PDF to ePUB converters.

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Flash to HTML5 The Great Migration

Training Industry

The responsive nature of HTML5 means that a single build can run on multiple devices and this greater accessibility alone offers clients increased ROI on e-learning products. HTML5 is designed to run on any computer as well as mobile devices such as iPhones, Android devices, iPads, tablets, and smartphones, some of which cannot currently run Flash. Hypertext Markup Language (HTML5) and Adobe Flash are effective technologies for creating engaging online content.

Rise of the smart cities

E-Learning Provocateur

Think about it: how many companies would be willing to purchase an iPhone for each of its employees? Even if the ROI argument is plausible for the handset, the ongoing connectivity costs would probably be deemed prohibitive.

‘Mobile learning, just for the sake of it, is definitely not a good idea!’ – Some insights on Mobile Learning


And all this makes sense for organizations, because end of the day, it gives a positive ROI. As developers, the first step is to identify the user base- is it Android based, Blackberry users or iPhone users. As developers the first limitation that we face is the unavailability of a single development platform which renders content across all devices – be at an iPhone, Blackberry or Android based mobile device.

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Beyond Skills: The Rise of the Capability Academy


Similarly, Blackberry and Nokia were unable to leverage stacks of intellectual property to stave off the iPhone. The ROI on Capabilities. Capabilities are the new black. As digital transformation becomes standard, innovation is more critical for growth than ever.

Mobile eLearning Virtual Worlds, Environments, and Serious Games

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I tweeted back that I liked the idea but couldn't see how my World of Warcraft interface could work on an iPhone. has a post with video showing World of Warcraft playing on an iPhone. Now I CAN see how VWs will work on an iphone.

Podcast 37: How to Pivot to Digital Education – With Ashish Rangnekar

Talented Learning

For many years, Ashish has been focused on providing platform solutions that help organizations create and deploy impactful, modern, ROI generating, competency-based, gamified, adaptive, micro, digital education for trade associations as well as education and training companies. And at the same time, I don’t know if you remember this, but Apple had just opened up the iPhone platform and there were all these crazy apps out there.

Tool Issue #2 (for the day): Calliflower - "Meaningful Conference Calls"

Mark Oehlert

iPhone App - Love this. So here is a challenge for 2009.let's challenge entrenched systems who's ROI is hazy at best. In case you haven't seen it, allow me to introduce Calliflower. Calliflower began life as a conference call tool used in conjunction with Facebook.

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Better Learning Through Videos: A New Feature in WiZDOM LMS


For mobile viewing of videos, we created an application for iPhone as well as for Android based devices. Biggest Challenge in e-Learning Implementation Not Technology, But Change Management ROI Analysis Tool, Serious Games, e-Learning 2.0 – Some of the things to look out for in 2008 Tips for Conducting Successful Virtual ILT Sessions. Videos have long been an effective way of grabbing the learner’s attention and rendering effective learning.

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Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Dashe & Thomson

For those of you that are unaware of TweetDeck, it is essentially a social media aggregator (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Buzz, Foursquare and MySpace) that can be used on almost any device (PC, iPhone, Android, iPad, Google Chrome, and more).

Interesting Information via eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

Also interesting topics: Cognitive , Effectiveness , LCMS , Social Network , iPhone , Director. Joe Deegan - Blender - Training Solutions Freeware , ILT , SWF , ROI , Wondershare , PowerCONVERTER , Adobe Captivate , Photoshop , SharePoint ( SharePoint Examples - Joe, can you help me?) We've implemented a few features in the eLearning Learning Community. You can see the first feature by visiting the site and clicking around on terms.

Go Slow, Quickly: Make the Move to Mobile

CLO Magazine

They were prepared to look for the business ROI and roll out innovative solutions that delivered. ” Lowe’s is providing retail associates with iPhones at 1,700 stores for instant access to location information, product details and communications to better serve customers. It’s time to get on the mobile bandwagon. Mobile will be to today’s learning what e-learning was to the classroom. There are now 1 billion smartphones globally.

Getting Started Creating the Mobile Learning Strategy

The Learning Circuits

If it’s not realistic that your IT department procure 1,500 iPhones for your entire company, don’t hinge your strategy on that. Approach this step with confidence in knowing you’ve done your best work and always keep an eye towards establishing ROI and you’re bound to make a mark for yourself. Well, alright. We have the rationale behind creating a strategy, we know what to avoid, and we understand what can happen when you fall of the tracks. What’s next you ask?

Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?

Upside Learning

Evidently, the management believes the advantage of a performance support initiative is immediate, and promises better ROI. Today there are hundreds of apps for education available on the Apple Appstore – here’s a big list of iPhone apps for education.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

Case studies featuring accelerated ROI with tens of thousands of learners (or more!) Sure, companies may still provided workers with an old BlackBerry (on a 2-year contract), but increasingly more people will opt to use their own iPhones/iPads or Android handsets or tablets once their devices can be secured and supported within their organizations.

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

mLearning Trends

Blackboard also just introduced a BlackBerry application to work alongside their current Apple iPhone offerings. An Apple iPhone 3G can now be purchased new for US$99 (plus data plan of course) – this sets the price bar at an approachable level for virtually anyone who wants a smartphone and other vendors must cover Apple's bet here too. OnPoint also co-wrote a chapter for the upcoming ASTD book on new technologies on the ROI of mobile learning solutions.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report

Learning Visions

blogging from your iPhone). The iPhone (Brent -- of course!) Where does the iPhone fit into this connected puzzle of technologies -- to improve the effectiveness of our learning. Brents iPhone worked flawlessly out of the box (vs.

HarperCollins’ Challenge


Once John had played with the program and saw the videos we had shot on an iPhone, he got it – and he loved it. We have gone from 20th to 21st century learning with a more modest budget and better ROI,” John adds. “Three months in we had 80 percent of people viewing at least one piece of content on Looop. 80 percent of the business would never have taken part in face-to-face training; it might have been 30 or 40 percent in the old model.

Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Hot Topic #6 – Mobile , Mobile Learning and iPhone. iPhone…The Ultimate Learning Device (My 10 Top Learning Apps) , October 6, 2009. Educational iPhone Apps to Make You Smarter , October 8, 2009. How do develop web content on the iPhone , January 29, 2009. Determining the ROI of Enterprise 2.0 | Enterprise Web 2.0 | , April 15, 2009.

Beyond Skills: The Rise of the Capability Academy


Similarly, Blackberry and Nokia were unable to leverage stacks of intellectual property to stave off the iPhone. The ROI on Capabilities. Capabilities are the new black. As digital transformation becomes standard, innovation is more critical for growth than ever. HR and L&D leaders are now tasked with fostering the mindsets, behaviors, and organizational knowledge that drive innovation – in addition to building and buying the technical skills needed to go digital.

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LearnTrends - Sound - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

A Change of Focus for the iPhone and Training - Engaged Learning , September 21, 2009. Web 2.0 & ROI - Web 2.0 Best of eLearning Learning. September 18, 2009 to September 25, 2009. Upcoming Free Online Webinars. Metrics for the Modern CLO: How to Measure Formal and Informal Learning. Thursday, October 08, 2009. Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning. Tuesday, October 13, 2009. Formalizing Informal Learning …What? Thursday, October 15, 2009. Featured Sources.

Save the Learners! Build an Open and Shut Serious Game Strategy


Therefore, they have average computer skills, have an iPhone and in many cases a tablet or iPad. However, due to budget constraints and ROI projections a two-dimensional computer and mobile based simulation will work just fine. (This article was published in the March, 2016 issue of Training Industry Magazine.). Have you ever sat in front of an eLearning course that you spent 200-250 hours designing and developing and thought learners are going to love this course?

What is Microlearning

Adobe Captivate

What access to devices will the learners have to complete microlearning, smartphones, laptop, PC, iPhone, Android or Windows systems? If microlearning is not short, focused and multi-platformed, then it may not achieve the ROI that you are expecting from the curriculum. What is Microlearning? As a training and development professional it is important to understand what “Micro Learning” is and how it can be used in the education and training of all employees.

Introducing.the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive!

TechSmith Camtasia

Signing Savvy is a video dictionary for American Sign Language (ASL) for real-time ASL learning on iPhone and Android devices created anddesigned by Gravity Works. At Netvantage Marketing our goals are simple, to provide our clients with search engine marketing and social media solutions that provide them a positive ROI. We're excited to introduce a fun new project we're working on this month--the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive!

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

Companies are increasingly seeking true ROI on these systems and some canned reports do not deliver the slicing and dicing of data needed. acceptance of Droid (yes or no) and Iphone or Ipod (many state Iphone as a yes). However, since the Iphone at this time is exclusive with AT&T, how will the vendor – mobile or LMS, handle this issue? Here are the top 10 trends that I have seen taking place in the industry, as well as a few forecasts.


Training - Performance Support - Learning - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

iPhone makes data look sexy - The E-Learning Curve , July 15, 2009. What’s the ROI of a Screencast? eLearning Learning Hot List. July 10, 2009 to July 17, 2009. Top Posts. The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. From World of Warcraft to Second Life – Teaching Science with Immersion and Excursion - eLearning Acupuncture , July 16, 2009.

Top eLearning Trends For 2018

Adobe Captivate

The popularity of Siri on iPhone indicates that people are now looking to explore intelligent voice assistants. Instead, they provide focused training and increase their ROI. eLearning adoption is growing steadily across the globe in the last few years. With newer technologies and devices, the approach and mode of eLearning adoption are changing rapidly, too.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Day 3 - Forecasting the Future: Predicition Markets and MMOGs

Mark Oehlert

I think the visualization aspect is interesting but I havent deceided yet if the ROI from that aspect is worth the effort. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!!

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