Gramophone to IPod: What Has the Journey Got to do with E-learning Development
AUGUST 7, 2016
The world of audio players has come a long way in the last 70 years, from the days of the Gramophone to today’s iPods. As an e-learning professional, I believe the evolution of audio players has a lot in common with the evolution of online learning. Change is the only constant.
TechSmith Camtasia Studio 8: One Smart Player
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
FEBRUARY 1, 2013
Although your learners will not need Camtasia installed on their computer to use a SWF, they will need a modern web browser and the free Adobe Flash Player (www.adobe.com). According to Adobe, the Flash Player is installed on most of the world's computers. Learners using an Apple mobile device, such as the iPad, iPod and iPhone (that's millions of potential learners), cannot use SWF content. window, select MP4-Flash/HTML5 player.
Happy 12th Birthday iPod! [The Beginning of the Mobile Revolution]
NOVEMBER 11, 2013
Apple iPod vs. Diamond Rio MP3 Player. Twelve years ago yesterday, Steve Jobs and Apple introduced the first iPod using the amazing tagline: 1,000 songs in your pocket. Happy 12th Birthday iPod! What do you remember thinking about the first iPod?
Video iPod Comes to Your Glasses
MAY 1, 2007
Let's continue the iPod discussion. While schools are banning iPods as fast as they can (see Hire that Kid!), several companies I work with have placed Standard Work Instructions onto iPods. Actually onto video iPods. So, my son's Karate instructor has 100s of Katas loaded onto a hand held video player which he keeps in his pocket. In this case, he uses the video player to refresh his memory and to enhance his instruction.
CellCast mSCORM Player Announced
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.
Brain-based Learning, Backchannel, Pics. ipods, & Gaming
Big Dog, Little Dog
AUGUST 22, 2008
Have an iPod. - They began using the iPods to create their own "content," making audio recordings of themselves and presenting them. Players of "prosocial" games got into fewer fights in school and were more helpful to other students. Leadership Styles. Authoritarian.
Adobe Captivate 6: HTML5 At Last!
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JUNE 20, 2012
Your learners will not need Captivate installed on their computer to use a SWF, but they will need a modern web browser and the free Adobe Flash Player (www.adobe.com). According to Adobe, the Flash Player is installed on the vast majority of the word's computers.
Influence, Innovation, Inspiration
AUGUST 7, 2015
The non-conformist and the creator of products like the iPad and iPod that are an integral part of our lives. KalamRudraveena player. …and the power of great minds! Two luminaries have permanently etched their name in the knowledge era.
TV In The Future Of Learning
OCTOBER 16, 2012
Google and Apple are already formidable presences in this market, and you never know what technology is lying around the corner seeking to disrupt established players. In the last couple of posts, I have been exploring themes that are related to the future of technology-mediated learning.
Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning
JUNE 17, 2010
Supported mobile platforms are all the Java supported phones, Windows Mobile, PocketPC, Palm and virtually all those that have XHTML web browser – including iPhone and iPod Touch. Published content can be accessed through Pushcast Player installed on user’s BlackBerry smartphone.
Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
documentary maker and iPhone/iPad/iPod touch developer kit. SCORM compliant learning object generator, customized editing interface, web based media player that works across multiple platforms, video/audio, image slides, text synchronization. Tools these days come in three flavors.
Apple iPad: Who Is It Really For?
FEBRUARY 19, 2010
MP3 Players? While the iPad may have an impact over the music industry, it don’t think it would affect the mp3 players market at all. A Google search on ‘Apple iPad’ throws up an excess of 30 million results!
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): GDC Update 5: Player Generated Content in Casual Games
FEBRUARY 20, 2008
» February 20, 2008 GDC Update 5: Player Generated Content in Casual Games Player Generated Content in Casual Games One of the presenters is Kris Soumas and dig this title - "VP of Games, Lifetime Television" I wonder if they even have a CLO.but they have a VP of Games. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!!
eLearning Podcasts (and a few others)
The eLearning Coach
AUGUST 18, 2011
Some people dance with their iPods. I’ve been happy with my inexpensive Dynex cassette adapter , which seems to work with all types of MP3 players (okay, so my car is so old it has a tape player). I learn with mine.
Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools
NOVEMBER 14, 2011
4 Kookabura Studios – Professional Presenter X – another fav of mine back in 2010 and still a strong player in 2011. New features include a documentary maker and iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad developer kit (awesome!). While traditionally best of the best are announced in December, I decided why wait. I mean it is not like something is going to change in just a few weeks for any such product.
Do it yourself education
Learning with e's
OCTOBER 30, 2011
With its lurid red cover and aggressive image of a fist gripping a pencil (I would have suggested an iPod Touch or iPhone instead) while wearing a wrist band that proclaims DIY U, the books holds a lot of promise.
Our eLearners are suffering from information glut. What does this mean for our eLearning designs?
Coffee and Design
APRIL 14, 2014
The iPod happened. When it comes to players, to programs, to services, think of them as ships bringing you to the music you need, have always needed, will continue to need. I have been thinking a lot lately about the concepts of information glut, data smog, information overload, etc.
Noughties. but nice
Learning with e's
DECEMBER 28, 2009
iPods and Podcasts: The Touch, the Nano, the Shuffle, the Classic, you name it, versions of the iPod popped up and grabbed our attention in the noughties. Tags: Nintendo DS MySpace YouTube iPod Touch PLE Nintendo Wii Twitter Ringtones podcast Google FaceBook Bebo
What Do We Mean When We Say HTML5?
The Learning Circuits
DECEMBER 7, 2011
Apple has never allowed Flash on iOS devices (iPhones, iPod Touches, and iPads), but these devices are way too popular for us to ignore their users. And just recently, Adobe announced that it is stopping development on the version of Flash Player that is used on all other mobile devices, as well. No doubt you’ve heard at least a whisper about HTML5 over the last year. It’s a Flash-killer. It’s the only way to get multimedia on mobile devices.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Better Learning Games
APRIL 9, 2009
Games in a variety of shapes and sizes: Console Games (for the Xbox or Wii) MMORPG (Massively Multi-player Online Role Playing Game): World of War Craft, Club Penguins. Player controls that celebritys job. Player is managing a celebrity). How much fun is player having?
Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips
MARCH 1, 2010
However, it’s important to mention that some mobile devices like the iPod can be used offline; they can be connected to a computer and files copied onto them, avoiding download and bandwidth costs.
Flash Quiz Tools
NOVEMBER 27, 2007
It is also possible to generate three activities that can be used with iPods, PSP players and other portable devices. Update June 2008 - added one free flash quiz tool based on a question I received. This tool is listed at the bottom. A client wanted to create online quizzes that would live inside of a larger site. They didn't really need tracking of user responses, instead they wanted them to be fun.
Publishing Adobe Captivate Projects: SWF, HTML5, or Both?
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
OCTOBER 8, 2015
Your learners do not need Captivate installed on their computer to use an SWF, but they do need a modern web browser and the free Adobe Flash Player. According to Adobe, the Flash Player is installed on the majority of the world's computers.
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Want RealPlayer without ads? Thank You BBC!
APRIL 3, 2008
According to this article in the Washington Post, the BBC required Real to produce a version of its player without ads. While the article doesnt give a direct link, I think this is the one here - of course I cant install Real Player at work so Ill have to wait until I get home or rely on someone out there for confirmation that this version of the player is sans ads but Im hopeful. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!!
MP3s for Everyone
MAY 4, 2007
I have been having a â€œtechnology in schools discussionâ€ with one of my readers who mentioned that it is too expensive to place electronic gadgets like MP3 players or iPods in schools and since every student can't have one, we shouldn't use these gadgets.
AUGUST 15, 2009
As far as the other devices like phones and PDAs, you must apply “m-learning” design due to such things as the small screen, limited processing speed, lack of Flash players (in some cases), etc. Here is the list from the Don't Waste Your Time.poll : Phone / iPod Touch MP3 Player Mobile Phone Smart Phone Laptop Netbook eBook Reader (Sony, Kindle, etc) PDA Games Console (PSP, Nintendo DS, etc) Thanks Don't Waste Your Time.
Dissecting Saba's New "Anywhere" Product for Mobile Learning
APRIL 14, 2010
I happened upon a tweet last week while trolling my Twitter in-box that heralded a product announcement from Saba for their new " Saba Anywhere " offering designed to make training delivery to mobile workers easy, practical and secure.
Hire that Kid!
APRIL 29, 2007
Kids are using iPods and MP3 players to cheat on tests. confiscated a student's iPod during a class and found the answers to a test, crib notes and a definition list hidden among the teen's music selections.
2010: mLearning Year in Review
DECEMBER 27, 2010
The recent release of our CellCast Widget for Android Tablets has been well received by customers especially with the inclusion of a new Flash Player template we produced that transforms Articulate Presenter content into something that sizes and plays well on Android mobiles. A.K.A.
Twitter # 21 - Worthless Wrist Watch
NOVEMBER 8, 2007
Time is not in all other gadgets: iPods, Cell phones, Car dashboard -- eventually either wrist watches do more work, or it will be obsolete. Hmm how about wrist "pod" that is my GPS, music player, PDA, cell phone. How do you know if you are really behind the curve in technology? You wear a wrist watch. Why use a wrist watch? What does it do? What?!!! It only does one think - tell time?" -- this is what a young person would say!
Creating Successful m-Learning Strategy – Part 3
AUGUST 4, 2010
It is a jQuery plugin for mobile web development on the iPhone, iPod Touch, and other forward-thinking devices. iWebKit is a file package designed to help you create your iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad compatible website or web apps. Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1–
So how are people really using the iPad?
Clive on Learning
JULY 22, 2010
Owning an iPad had a much lower impact on people’s intentions to go on and buy a netbook (32%) or MP3 player (29%). When you consider the ubiquity of the iPod and the number of iPhone and MacBook users out there, this is providing Apple with a host of new potential customers for their other products.
CellCast Widget for iPad Released!
APRIL 3, 2010
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.
Learning with e's
SEPTEMBER 18, 2007
New and proud owners of the device - which is a hybrid phone containing a touch-sensitive screen, and an a built-in iPod media player and wireless media browser - will be able to access over 7,000 wireless hotspots around the UK. So O 2 has won the franchise to sell iPhones in the UK.