Category: Development

Need to analyze your writing readability, check out the Hemingway Editor #devcon #chat2lrn #lrnchat

Great web based tool (a desktop version is available) to check your writings readability. Great for creating directions, help or just about any type of content. Provides a quick break down of paragraphs, sentences, words and characters as well as providing analysis on the writing level with Grade level analysis.

Great resource for writing: http://www.hemingwayapp.com

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Attend my BYOL pre-conference session on Launching a Mobile App: From Concept to Delivery at #mLearnCon on 6/9

Join me for a hands on session, June 9 at mLearnCon in Austin, Texas. You will learn how to plan, designing a prototype, testing your concept and what’s involved in delivering a mobile app with HTML5 and PhoneGap.  A great way to understand whats involved, how to get started and great resources and information to get you on the road map of creating your own mobile content and apps.

Learn More @ http://goo.gl/zRo1mK

 

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Attending Learning Solutions 2015, be sure to attend DemoFest #LS15

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If you are attending eLearningGuild’s Learning Solutions in Orlando, FL 3/24-27, be sure to join us at DemoFest on Thursday from 4:45 – 6:45pm. It’s a great opportunity to learn more about what our peers are doing in developing learning solutions, what tools and techniques are being utilized and what challenges they face during development. It’s a great chance to ask questions and share so plan to take advantage of this great opportunity.

 

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Learn more:  http://goo.gl/V6kfna

Watch the Best of LS DemoFest: http://goo.gl/hkLEmF

 

Designing & Prototyping: Turning Ideas Into Reality at @PANMA Deck

Here’s the presentation deck from the November PANMA event in Philadelphia.

Whether you are creating a new project, developing a app or launching a new website, join us to learn about the latest strategies in brainstorming and prototyping. During this session we will highlight specific tools, techniques and workflows to help you kick-off any project the right way. Learn how to communicate a concept, beginning with low-fidelity prototypes, gather user feedback and translate into high-fidelity prototypes BEFORE you start development. So bring your pens, crayons, markers and paper to get your ideas out of your head and make them a reality!

What you’ll learn:

  • How to get started, the tools, techniques and applying prototyping to your process
  • Techniques for paper, web and app based prototyping
  • New web based apps to accelerate the process
  • Collect feedback, review and prioritize next steps
  • Mobile based apps and tools for quick prototyping
  • Dozens of resources and tools to get started

Form – Mac App for iOS Prototyping – Free from Google

Form is a new approach to interaction design and prototyping. Form lets you build custom prototypes directly on the device. Form prototypes are native and they have access to the device’s camera and other sensors. Prototypes built with Form are as powerful as their coded counterparts.

Watch the intro tutorial:

Download:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/form/id906164672?mt=12

How HTML5 Is Changing Today’s eLearning #DevLearn14

There’s a great deal of buzz in our industry about HTML5. Chances are that the development tool you’re using to create eLearning can output to HTML5, but most instructional designers are not sure why that feature is important. HTML5 is also a subject that, for many, is clouded in confusion, with learning professionals often unable to translate the technical discussion into understanding of what the technology makes possible.

DevLearn Session: Compressing Media for Mobile and Desktop Delivery with HTML5

DevLearn14 Session | A comprehensive introduction to video and audio compression, you’ll learn the best delivery standards for optimizing content delivery to mobile and desktop devices; the session will provide an overview of everything you need to know about editing, preparing, and delivering the highest-quality video and audio to your audience. We’ll discuss techniques and interactivity that can be added, as well as the latest standards and how you can take advantage of open-source, free compression tools, as well as the latest applications for getting the smallest file sizes and the highest quality.

Join me at #DevLearn for my PreConference Session on Demystifying Media in eLearning

In this workshop you will learn the latest strategies, techniques, and best practices for using audio and video in your learning programs. You will discover how to plan your media using storyboards, discuss the importance of selecting and preparing the talent that will be featured in a video, explore how to create a video or audio file, and how to edit and prepare the source file to ensure it is the highest quality while still being accessible to your audience. You’ll examine techniques and interactivity that you can add to video and learn about the latest standards. You will explore the various low-cost hardware and software that is needed to create your own in-house studio for under $1,500.

 

Learn more at goo.gl/83VN5Y.

 

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