Video Podcasts are growing in popularity among smartphone users. Besides being highly portable, Podcasts are excellent vehicles for mLearning and they are not difficult to create. Here is a complete, concise soup-to-nuts tutorial on how to make and distribute a video Podcast, from a master of the craft!
As mobile devices become nearly ubiquitous, it makes increasing business sense to use them to support learning. However, this is not just a matter of getting existing eLearning content to somehow fit onto smaller screens. Here is a set of basic tips to help you make a successful transition to mobile learning.
Within the next two years, over one-third of the workforce will be using mobile devices to access online content. Making training programs “mobile-accessible” is an important way to deliver an edge over competitors. Here’s a look at three components that are critical to achieving these vital results.
As students return to school, many of them (and their teachers) are seeing tablet computers in the classroom, a trend that will only grow. Marc looks at what tablets bring to K-12 education, the concerns that they raise, and what we can do to ensure the success of this technology in the classroom.
Augmented Reality (AR) digitally enhances a workplace by adding computer-generated information and sensory inputs, including teaching and performance support, or by combining real-world stimuli and information with instructional content. This can be done today – the tools exist, and it’s only a matter of designers using their imagination. Here are some ideas and tools to get you started.
by News Editor
edCetra Training has released an infographic summarizing the state of private cloud computing today, its benefits, and its future directions. In addition, on September 7, edCetra is launching a TweetChat (#clouduc8), a monthly discussion about learning in the cloud.
Many vendors offer ways to upload and share PowerPoint presentations online. One of these services is Brainshark Mobile, which targets smartphones and tablets as delivery destinations. Here is a review of Brainshark’s offering, including the major features that are available at no charge as well as those in the upgrade offerings.
by Bill Brandon
Technology extends what we can do at work, at play, and in our careers. It also reorganizes relationships and culture. Designers who think effective use of mobile technology is just a matter of fitting learning content onto smaller screens, or who approach social media as just another learning delivery channel, may be missing the bigger picture. Here are some ideas to consider.