Download a copy of my presentation at the Adobe Learning Summit on creating Location based Learning for a mobile world.
Overview: In this session, you will explore how, using Adobe Captivate and HTML5, you can design and customize mobile learning content based on where your learner is located. You will learn what works and how to get started, and explore samples, tips, and recommendations for implementation with best practices. You will also check out a tutorial and sample file you can experiment with both at the conference and when you get back to your office.
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.
A great video to demonstrate current challenges on delivering content on various mobile hardware and platforms today. It’s getting better, but slowly.
Whether you are developing a new course, selecting a new LMS or thinking about developing a mobile app you’ll need to understand what’s involved in designing and delivering content on mobile devices from smartphones to tablets to hybrids, this webinar will provide a overview of what you need to define, how to sketch out concepts, prototyping and testing your ideas and then how to deliver. You’ll learn about apps vs web apps and understand which works best.
The webinar topics cover:
Understanding Mobile technology and how to take advantage of it
Analyzing your audience and how they are accessing your content
3 Major types of Apps, how you can use them in learning and looking beyond them
Prototyping tips and techniques from paper to functional prototypes
Several App and Course examples under the microscope
Presented a look at The Future of Learning, looking at current trends, what we need to change and seven new technologies that are being applied today to change the way we learn and interact. View & Download a copy at:
Adding a AppleTV – Why you may want one, especially if you are thinking about a iPad #edhcat, #lrnchat
Using AirPlay Mirroring for iPad 2nd and 3rd generation and Mountain Lion
Wow your audience in the conference room, classroom, or living room. AirPlay supports video mirroring. Which means you can wirelessly — and securely — stream whatever’s on your iPad 2, 3 or on you Mountain Lion Mac to your HDTV via Apple TV. Everyone in the room sees exactly what’s on your display up there on the big screen.
You can also use your mac in extended display so you can move content and windows between your built-in screen and the big TV. Works great for wireframing, presentations and design. We replaced our conference room projector last year with a 46″ LED TV and added the Apple TV and couldn’t be happier. You can also get a direct cable connection from your laptop to the TV if you want to just take advantage of the extra screen and skip the extra peripheral.
Life of George includes both a building game mode with single and 2 player mode, as well as creation mode where you design and capture your own models. In the building game you receive challenges on your iPhone/iPod Touch that you build with real LEGO bricks. In the 2 player mode you can challenge a friend and compete on 5 different models to see who builds the fastest. There are various difficulty levels determined by the models and the time setting you choose (easy or hard).
Expecting one from Santa, will report after I, I mean the little one gets to play with it.
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If you are on the road doing presentations, training, reviews or meetings this is a great portable screen to carry with you.
This is a great portable projector screen, Epson ES1000 Ultra Portable Tabletop Projector Screen, that collapses so that it’s easy to carry and take with you to your next stop. Super handy if you are heading to a meeting and if you are not sure if the conference room will have a screen this is the perfect device to help you project smoothly. Pricing runs typically around $99.
Adding a second screen to your laptop or workstation provides a great way to increase productivity. It allows you to spread out your windows and take advantage of all of the real estate. If you are using a laptop and you want to add a 3rd screen I found a nice external usb adapter from Arkview which runs about $80 and allows you to plug in a DVI monitor or VGA using one of the adapters. The screen resolution works great but the screen does refresh slower so its not idea for production but if you need a extra screen for email, browsing or other non-motion window it works great.
If you are looking for a easy way to keep up with the news, science, technology, sports, and entertainment check out the new Apollo News app for the iPad. It automatically pulls in the latest news and you can give it a thumbs up or down on an article and it will customize the content as your provide feedback.
Blurry video with annoying music but still a great app for $2.99 -turn volume off first (I warned you if you didn’t.