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Using mobile technology for training, education, and performance support
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Just One Question for Jeff Tillett: The Key to Good mLearning Design by Bill Brandon : Learning Solutions Magazine

Just One Question for Jeff Tillett: The Key to Good mLearning Design by Bill Brandon : Learning Solutions Magazine | Mobile Learning and Performance Support | Scoop.it

“What’s the key to good instructional design for mobile learning?” Mobile devices are different from desktop and laptop computers, offering different opportunities for supporting learning and performance. Karen Hyder and Mike Sloat asked Jeff Tillett for some insight into designing instruction for mobile delivery.

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5 Reasons QR Code Marketing Is Broken (and How to Fix It)

5 Reasons QR Code Marketing Is Broken (and How to Fix It) | Mobile Learning and Performance Support | Scoop.it
QR codes sound like a good idea to marketers, but they aren't exactly customer friendly. Here are the biggest issues and how to fix them.
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Nancy Lublin: Texting that saves lives | Video on TED.com

TED Talks When Nancy Lublin started texting teenagers to help with her social advocacy organization, what she found was shocking -- they started texting back about their own problems, from bullying to depression to abuse.
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Tim Martin, Rustici Software - LSCon 2012

Tim Martin and Jeff Tillett talk about Rustici's work on Project Tin Can. Tin Can is the next iteration of SCORM. Rustici has been working with ADL in shapin...
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Geotagging poses security risks | Article | The United States Army

Geotagging poses security risks | Article | The United States Army | Mobile Learning and Performance Support | Scoop.it
"Is a badge on Foursquare worth your life?" asked Brittany Brown, social media manager of the Online and Social Media Division at the Office of the Chief of Public Affairs.
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3 Ways Glass Could Transform Mobile Learning: Float Mobile Learning

3 Ways Glass Could Transform Mobile Learning: Float Mobile Learning | Mobile Learning and Performance Support | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, Corning released A Day Made of Glass 2. The opening of the video begins with a tagline that states, “Enabling a future of communication, collaboration, and connectivity.” These “three...
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OPM to Buy iPads for Mobile Testing - Wired Workplace

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Ambient Insight | International Mobile Learning Research

Ambient Insight | International Mobile Learning Research | Mobile Learning and Performance Support | Scoop.it
Global Mobile Learning Market Research...
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Sheena Iyengar: How to make choosing easier

We all want customized experiences and products -- but when faced with 700 options, consumers freeze up. With fascinating new research, Sheena Iyengar demonstrates how businesses (and others) can improve the experience of choosing.
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The Classroom Evolved: Creating an Active Learning Environment -- THE Journal

The Classroom Evolved: Creating an Active Learning Environment -- THE Journal | Mobile Learning and Performance Support | Scoop.it
In the first of a new series of articles focused on classroom design, we take a look at a private high school in Florida that's borrowed ideas from two major universities to create classrooms that support interactive, hands-on learning.
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Apple announces iBooks 2, iBooks Author to "reinvent textbooks"

Apple announces iBooks 2, iBooks Author to "reinvent textbooks" | Mobile Learning and Performance Support | Scoop.it
Apple has announced iBooks 2, an interactive textbook application for the iPad, and iBooks Author, a Mac app to allow authors to create those textbooks.
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Military develops requirements for handheld devices -- Defense Systems

Military develops requirements for handheld devices -- Defense Systems | Mobile Learning and Performance Support | Scoop.it
Stringent military certification requirements are keeping rugged versions of civilian smart phones, tablets, notebooks and other handheld computers in the pipeline.
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Clive on Learning: M-learning: What's the big deal?

In some respects m-learning is no big deal, because mobile devices are
already ubiquitous and essential performance aids. But, using mobile devices to
display web pages and documents, collaborate, access databases,
decision aids, and run games and simulations is a big deal.

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Experts in Universal Design for Learning Address Topic in Free Webinar - PR Web (press release)

Experts in Universal Design for Learning Address Topic in Free WebinarPR Web (press release)Two leading early childhood specialists with in-depth expertise in Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and assistive technology (AT) will discuss the...

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Building the BYOD Trend - Wired Workplace

A recent survey of 72 federal IT professionals by Network World and SolarWinds found that 83 percent of agencies issue employees mobile devices such as iPhones, Blackberries and laptops that can access agency networks. But nearly 60 percent of respondents said there are no restrictions on what types of personal mobile devices can access their agencies' networks.

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iTunes U and iAuthor may impact mLearning - sooner than you think?

iTunes U and iAuthor may impact mLearning - sooner than you think? | Mobile Learning and Performance Support | Scoop.it
iBook, iAuthors and the iTunesU from Apple, a great step towards changing the education system. For those who underestimated the announcement, this was a huge wake up call! Apple have been busy doing what they do best and that is innovating!
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iBooks Author - Adding review questions to an Electronic textbook

http://a20q.info/Aj0HxX Using the iBooks Author application to create an electronic text book. Part of the job means putting in some review questions to help...
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Mobile UI Design - Make sure your finger can hit the target and text is legible.

Mobile UI Design - Make sure your finger can hit the target and text is legible. | Mobile Learning and Performance Support | Scoop.it

According to iOS Human Interface Guidelines, The comfortable minimum size of tappable UI elements is 44 x 44 points. From the Windows Phone Developer Blog is a nice graph for guidelines for proper target sizes for mobile learning design.


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General Considerations for Mobile Learning (mLearning) | Upside Learning Blog

General Considerations for Mobile Learning (mLearning) | Upside Learning Blog | Mobile Learning and Performance Support | Scoop.it

"In my opinion it’s only appropriate for mLearning to be adopted for specific learning situations. How does one quickly determine whether mobile learning is appropriate for your learning need and audience? What are the key considerations that drive the decision to go for mobile learning?"...

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Surprising Findings About Mobile Worker Collaboration | Fast Company

Surprising Findings About Mobile Worker Collaboration | Fast Company | Mobile Learning and Performance Support | Scoop.it
The last few months have seen a spate of end of year surveys and forward-looking prediction reports that examine the workplace ‘digital transformation’ to a more collaborative work environment with greater worker mobility.
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Cybersecurity in the Age of Mobility : Building a Mobile Infrastructure that Promotes Productivity - The Cyber Hub

Cybersecurity in the Age of Mobility : Building a Mobile Infrastructure that Promotes Productivity   - The Cyber Hub | Mobile Learning and Performance Support | Scoop.it
Mobility is an imperative - not a choice - for organizations today. As they capitalize on this trend, organizations will have to tackle a host of challenging new security issues.
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5 Things Every Mobile Design Should Have

5 Things Every Mobile Design Should Have | Mobile Learning and Performance Support | Scoop.it
As much as we think mobile web design is very different from full screen web design, it really isn't. There are some considerations that you may wish to take when designing for mobile browsers.
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Defense Android users will be able to browse Web and send messages securely - Nextgov

Defense Department employees will be able to send and receive encrypted emails, browse the Web safely, and access security applications on their Android...
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