Check out the great resource google offers with quick links for ideas, inspiration and news.
LINK: Library – Google Design
This new app from Microsoft is to help with disabilities by describing what it sees, identifying people who have been tagged (as well as their emotions) and reading words to the user.
Great overview and quick tips to take advantage of iOS 11 screenshot and markup feature.
The new OS is amazing and makes the iPad invaluable in the creative process. Playing with iPad Pro 2017 tablets and the Pencil responds pixel perfectly.
Side Note: Jeff Benjamin is great at creating video based stories.
Wow, watch the video to get inspired.
In the color contrast theory, the contrasting nuances are directly or almost directly positioned across one from another on the color wheel
View and Download a copy of the DevLearn 2016 Presentation. Any questions, feel free to reach out and connect.
Do you feel like you’re not taking advantage of your tablet or smartphone outside of email, text messaging, and a couple apps? Mobile devices can be much more than tools to consume content and conduct conversations. Your mobile device is armed and ready to not only uncover learning opportunities but also help create them.
In this session, you will learn about several amazing apps that will provide new ways for you to explore, learn, and create new content for your learners. The session will examine the various ways you can not only move content on and off your device but also edit it. You will leave this session with new applications, ideas, and approaches to maximize the potential of your best device for learning today!
In this session, you will learn:
- How to take advantage of your mobile device
- New ways to be creative with your tablet and phone
- About new apps and tools to add creative splash to your content
- How to create, edit, and move content on and off your device
If you are attending DevLearn in 2 weeks, be sure to attend the HyperDrive event on Tuesday Nov 15, 3.30pm – 6.30pm. You’ll see several amazing examples of learning, and how creativity was used to help each specific audience.
DevLearn Conference & Expo 2016 – November 16-18, 2016 | Las Vegas, NV
If you haven’t played with app Flipboard, you should download the latest version for iOS or Android. It easily allows to select from hundreds of categories and web resources and then easily review them daily or weekly based on your schedule. The web version is also great when you are on your desktop station and want to check out the latest stories.
Great design inspiration in the layout, be sure to look at it on the phone and tablet in portrait and landscape to learn how it moves and reacts to the users preference. I use it several times a week.
iPad Pro Landscape:
iPad Pro Portrait:
Advancements in technology are disrupting the ways we view learning and performance. Any new technology brings with it opportunities, risks … and questions. FocusOn Learning 2016 Conference & Expo targets the trends and technologies that are changing our approaches to training. This inaugural year of FocusOn Learning explores three topics that today’s learning professionals need to understand and incorporate into their work: the reliance on mobile as a primary technology to interact with content, the growing use of video as an interactive light for learning, and the continued interest in integrating performance support directly into organizational workflows.
If you are looking for a new smaller event where everyone sits down and works together to discuss, debate and learn about the latest in learning, check out this great event. Great discounts for teams as well. We’ve been participating in the presenting, sharing and learning for the past couple of years and its one of my favoritee events. It’s run by Jason Bickle, a friend, teacher and practitioner of creating great learning. Become part of the family. Check out the link below.
Set at the University of Utah in the Wasatch mountains, Learning DevCamp 2016, Collaboration and Learning for developers by developers. is a learning event dedicated to collaborating with both corporate and public educators on creating online learning programs and content. Our approach is simple. We work to present practical application of both instructional design theory and development tools/techniques.