by Chad Udell
Nine years ago, the iPhone entered the scene and became the disruptor to end all disrupters, even though most people still just used it as a phone. Are you engaged in any discussions about the utility and usefulness of the mobile learning you produce? And what is “mobile learning”? Never mind the minor details—is what you create indispensable?
by John Parsons
Online video has been available since the late 1990s, but we are still discovering new ways to use it in training. On top of that, there are myths and misconceptions about the best way to deliver instructional video content. Here are seven common myths, and suggestions that will help you see past them.
by Kat Gore
The eLearning Guild has released a complimentary white paper, Harnessing the Mobile Storm: The Power and Potential of Mobile Learning. This white paper paints a colorful picture of the power and potential of the mobile storm now reaching the shores of most learning and development groups.
Mobile learning (mLearning) is a topic that continues to grow and evolve. Today, mobile is ubiquitous, seeming to pervade every aspect of life and business. In The eLearning Guild’s latest eBook, managers and practitioners with strong hands-on experience in mobile learning development present their best thinking on five fundamental questions about how to realize the benefits of mLearning.
Affordances of mobile, social, and emerging specifications like the Experience API (and others) are positioning a revolutionary learning ecosystem that offers individuals help in navigating all those possibilities. We are now on the cusp of realizing the value and potential of this development. Here is a look at the path ahead to that outcome.
by Bill Brandon
Dr. Jane Bozarth became a Guild Master at DevLearn 2013, and many readers know her for her column, “Nuts and Bolts,” in this magazine. We asked her about her favorite topics, about where she sees our profession going, and about how to thrive in the face of constant change. Enjoy the conversation and her insights!
What do you do when you have to shoot on location and your actor can’t be there? The answer used to be “green screen,” but Presenter Video Express does the same job with less equipment and setup. Here’s a quick rundown on a tool that belongs in your kit!
The eLearning community continues to adopt use of the Experience API (xAPI) as a bridge to link learning and performance. The xAPI Camps that take place internationally at conferences, such as The eLearning Guild’s FocusOn Learning in Austin this June, are key events where L&D leaders find out how to implement this new technology. Find out more about the camps in this article!
The xAPI is a specification for building tracking mechanisms into applications and systems. A growing number of innovative products for adaptive and experiential learning support the xAPI. If you aren’t excited about the possibilities, this column explains why you should be.
by Chad Udell
We are now starting to see the rise of the term “enterprise mobility” to describe the trend of working outside an office environment while using mobile devices and cloud services to carry out business tasks. This trend is accelerating and will overtake most large enterprises in the next five years. Will you be ready for the impact of this change? Look to the TAO.