The Growing Role of Microlearning

CLO Magazine

But the biggest change we’re dealing with is the disintegration of learning content, what one might call the “growing role of microlearning.”. In 2007, Apple introduced the iPhone and essentially killed flash technology with its implementation of iOS.

Micro-Learning: Its Role in Formal, Informal and Incidental Learning

ID Reflections

You Tube abounds with short videos on everything from how to use an iPhone app to how to tie your shoelace. Thus, micro-learning can play a crucial role in both formally designed performance support as well as in informal learning, with the latter focusing on user-generated content. What is micro-learning? When and where does it work well? What characteristics define micro-learning?

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10 Years Of The iPhone And L&D Has Some Learning To Do


It’s unlikely to have escaped your attention over the last week that it’s 10 years since the iPhone was first unveiled. Fast Company: How The iPhone Helped Convince Us We Need The Web All The Time, Every Day . The Link Between The iPhone and Learning Technologies.

Ideal Job Roles for Digitals – The Person-Technology Fit

Your Training Edge

The increased usage of tablets (IPad & Samsung Galaxy), smart phones (IPhone, Blackberry) and laptops on the go with the addition of wireless internet everywhere … literally, everywhere, and even the air now has made work easier for the digitals. A recent survey by CareerBuilder informs us that 45% employers now search for candidates on social media websites, compared to 28% in 2008.

Where is L&D heading?

E-Learning Provocateur

Whether or not we agree the role of the university is to prepare students for the workplace, I think it’s going that way due to market forces. Having said that, I believe the managers in the organisation have a critical role to play in leading by example.

The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]

mLearning Revolution

You can watch this interactive video (link below) on your desktop PC, iPad and iPhone (may be prompted to install the Smart Player app) and all the interactivity should work just fine. Watch this video and if you have an iPad or an iPhone watch it there too.

Are You Building Skills and Knowledge for the Future?

CLO Magazine

Today, my iPhone is indispensable, but a little over a decade ago, it didn’t exist. One way to stay relevant in your role and to be aware of what skills may be needed in the future is to make sure you stay up to date on all the current ideas and trends.

Using Chatbots in E-learning – Why & How

CommLab India

Famous examples of this application are “Siri”, the virtual assistant in iPhones, and Microsoft’s Cortana. Simulations Here you can use a robust version of a simulation bot where the bot plays a role of a character or guide. Do you know what a chatbot is?

Top 5 Performance Support Apps for Learning Designers


for both iPhones and Android phones. This app supports only iPhones and iPads and is available on the App Store for $4.99. THE QUOTE: “ Instructional Design is complex and overlaps with many fields.

Think Multiscreen (vs. iPad-only) when developing an mLearning Strategy

mLearning Revolution

This is where I believe Responsive Web Design will play a big role moving forward. One thing I stress in my mLearning workshops is the fact that having an iPad-only strategy for Learning is not a thorough mLearning Strategy.

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(almost) Everything about video for learning professionals

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Video changes the role of the teacher or trainer/facilitator. January was our #videoleren theme on Twitter with the Ennuonline twitter tips. In this blogpost I do a wrap up of this theme.

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Learning Leadership The Truth About Leadership Development

Training Industry

They remember Apple’s success with the much-loved birth of the iPod, iTunes and the iPhone. When you try to be the perfect role model, never making mistakes, it becomes impossible to live up to your expectations. After nearly 20 years of experience in the software development industry, Karin Dames moved into a coaching role, helping to create more whole organizations. When many people look at powerful leaders, they only see the results of their success.

Adobe Captivate & RoboHelp: Incorporate eLearning within a Help System

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

It wasn't all that long ago that eLearning content and Help Systems served different roles and different audiences. When the topic is displayed in a web browser, mobile device (iPad, iPhone, etc) or HTML Help, the lesson will play (and remain interactive). by Kevin Siegel.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Researching Online Social Roles by Structural Signature Visualization Method" (via Smart Mobs)

Mark Oehlert

July 02, 2007 in Social | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference "Researching Online Social Roles by Structural Signature Visualization Method" (via Smart Mobs) : Comments The comments to this entry are closed. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!!

5 Benefits of Implementing a Template Strategy

Learning Dojo

Do you think Apple throws out the design from the last iPhone? You could also get in a better position more management roles. This has been on my mind lately so wanted to articulate my thoughts on how templates benefit any type of production.

Designing the killer experience

Clark Quinn

An article on how Apple’s iPhone was designed caused me to reflect. In the article, he apparently told his iPhone team to start from a premise “to create the first phone that people would fall in love with” I like to think that I was working towards that, but I clearly hadn’t taken ownership of such a comprehensive vision, though we were working towards one in our team.

Top 20 Learning Management Systems 2013-14

eLearning 24-7

My only concern with them is what role SAP will play in their future. #11 Also like the ability to capture video via an iPhone or iPad – app is available in iTunes. In an earlier post, I presented the top ten LMSs of 2013-14, but held back on announcing the top 20. Not anymore. Below are my top 20 rankings for 2013-14. Before the Top 20, here are the. Top Three Open Source LMSs of 2013-14. One of these vendors is listed in my top 50.

Mobile Learning Revolution – Round-Up Of Our Best mLearning Posts

Upside Learning

Over the last three years there have been various predictions, ranging from pessimistic to optimistic, about the role that mobile learning will play in the world of learning. Mobile Learning has been on our minds and for all the right reasons.

Mobile Serious Game Development Considerations

Designing Digitally

Together, processing power and screen resolution play a vital role in how a user experiences your serious game. How does your interface scale from an iPad or Galaxy screen to an older iPhone 4?

Interview With Karl Kapp on Games and Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

In that role, Karl helps government, corporate and non-profit organizations leverage learning technologies to positively impact employee productivity and organizational profitability through the effective use of learning.

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Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

In this age of iPhones and Flip cameras, why not encourage your learners to generate their own content too? Rockin’ role. Under the ILE model, the role of the L&D professional finally evolves. A touch dramatic, isn’t it?

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10 Top Tools to Develop First-Rate Product Demonstration Videos

CommLab India

Play a crucial role in enhancing the performance of your sales teams. Record the voice over with your iPhone in an echo-free space. Your potential Business To Business (B2B) customers are empowered with the whole gamut of information available on the Web.

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3D Virtual Worlds are NOT Dead, Dying or Disappearing

Kapp Notes

"Quiet on the set" Role-Playing the experience of being on a talk show. A Spanish company called Virtway which released a virtual world platform for the iPhone and ipad. There are many reasons by I believe that virtual worlds are not dead, dying or disappearing.

15 Great App Preview Videos and a Free Tool for Making Your Own

Visual Lounge

million apps in the App Store, app previews will play an increasing important role in app store optimization for a few reasons: Conversion : App previews let consumers “look inside” the app before pulling the trigger on a purchase or download.

11 Free Game Creation Software Programs (At least for 30 Days)

Kapp Notes

It runs on Windows, and it allows creating software for Windows, PSP, iPhone, and iPod touch. Not a 3D environment and mostly text-based but does contain some good branching and good for Role Play Games.

The Agile Software Vendor (Part 2 – Writing Good User Stories)


A good way to think of (and start writing) a user story is using the below phrase as a template: As a <role/persona>, I want to <action to perform>, so that I can <obtain a benefit> This simple sentence is the basis of any good User Story, and while a statement of this type often seems overly simple – that’s the point! I have an idea for an earth-shaking iPhone app: “Time Shaker.” I have specified: My platform: an iPhone. iPhone screen clears.

How to Add Video to eLearning on a Budget


Even with a simple set up, such as an iPad/iPhone and an external microphone , you can easily capture these learning moments on video. Video editing software is now basically plug-and-play (think iMovie for iPad/ iPhone).

Virtual Reality – The Reality is that VR is not ready for real time learning (at least not yet)

eLearning 24-7

Carl Zeiss VR One – Works with iPhone and Android – Available now. If I was to put on my analyst hat, I would say that down the road (when that is, unknown) Apple will role out a VR device. Virtual Reality. Creating an immersion experience in a virtual environment. Ability to perform a series of actions, manipulate items. Computer generated for now. Enables the person. Virtual Reality. It creates a connotation of something so far out there (the future) and yet so close.

A Complete Training Portal for Multi-device Mobile Learners

CommLab India

iPads, iPhones, Android phones etc.), To know more about the importance of HTML5 and Responsive Design, read my earlier blog, E-learning to M-learning: Role of HTML5.

What the flip?

Learning with e's

Niall Sclater who is Director of Online Learning at the OU, is quoted as saying that students should be able to do an entire degree on an Android phone or iPhone (other brands are available). If we want higher quality learning experiences, we simply flip traditional roles.

Is Mobile Learning A Reality Now?

Upside Learning

Over the last three years there have been various predictions , ranging from pessimistic to optimistic about the role that mobile learning will play in the world of learning. Is mobile learning becoming a reality rather than a prediction?

Lectora Online: 5 Reasons to Use the Online Tool

CommLab India

It takes a whole team of people, with different roles in the development process to come together and contribute. We already have heard of the authoring tool Lectora Inspire.

The Latest: What consumers are seeking; plus video and mobile data

eLearning 24-7

I am one of the folks who believes that video will play a huge role in the coming years, as well as mobile. The point though of the whole thing is where do mobile devices go, where are they heading and anyone who has purchased a mobile device of recent, knows that video capturing is hot (just look at the upcoming iPhone 6S). A round-up of the past two months regarding e-learning, LMSs, authoring tools and more. DevLearn. Due a recent rib injury, I will not be at DevLearn this year.

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Are apps the future of e-learning?

Clive on Learning

By comparison, I find that I hardly ever use the browser on my iPhone, mainly because most sites are unreadable or unusable. Performance support : We've already talked about the delivery of content and the use of tools such as forums, but there's another area where I see apps playing a role, and that's as decision aids.

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Infographic: How to Arrive at a Great App Preview Video

Visual Lounge

Constraints also play a huge role in App Preview videos (brief demos that will be included next to the screenshots in iTunes App Store listings this fall). If you have a universal app, you can create one video for iPhone and one for iPad.

18 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest –12

Upside Learning

Learn how you can stay on top of current events, eLearning market stats, the future of education, the evolving role of an Instructional Designer and more. Incorporating what we understand about the role of surprise can help us overcome several common challenges in e-Learning design.

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Why Micro Learning Is the Future of Corporate Training


Regardless of a no-device policy, employees are going to bring their iPhones and tablets to work and use them on breaks and probably on-the-clock as well. What does “micro learning” mean to you? Don’t be intimidated by the term.