Category: Recommend Reading
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:
It’s high time to close that kimono and trash it, friends.
For this attending the Online Learning Conference on Tuesday 10.6, here’s a quick reference document to use back at your desk. This guide provides overview of 4 products. 060715s Prototyping Handout OnLineLearning
You can also download a presentation deck with additional materials at:
Essentials of Online Course Design: A Standards-Based Guide
A great book and introduces the concept of storytelling in your UI’s, whether you are a experienced UI designer or just starting out in the field.
Had fun working with the ASTD to develop a fresh look on mobile learning and how you can take advantage of it, strategies and how to move forward. Learn more at: http://store.astd.org/Default.aspx?tabid=167&ProductId=22399
Delivering Video via HTML5 and Flash to reach all platforms with one video codec – how to make it work today #mlearncon
We’ve been using primarily Flash 7 and then 9 for delivery of video over the past few years. Flash was simply the simplest way to deliver content to the largest audience. One main factor, was the processor speed of the computer that was playing the content back. if older, slower cpus were the primary audience you wanted to use the older compression format, named Spark, in order to guarantee good quality playback.
- Down sample the audio from stereo to mono
- Switch from 44khz to 22khz
- Use the MP3 codec at 64 kbit/s for the bit rate.
If you are free on Thursday nights from 8.30 – 10pm eastern, checkout the weekly chat where the moderator posts a question and everyone chimes in with input. The chats have taken place over the past 9 weeks and the logs are posted on their blog at: http://lrnchat.wordpress.com/. Great concept and way to learn from people in the field.Learn more at:
Remember that classic story that you parents told you everytime you complained, asked for something or misbehaved? Mine was always the “classic” myth about having to go to school everyday in the blizzard with a foot of snow, walking uphill both ways.