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Why Flash on the iPhone/iPad doesn’t always help mLearning

Not only do most mobile devices NOT support the Flash Player, but they also don’t support Java.  Why does this matter? A big part of eLearning revolves around being able to not only VIEW content, but to also TRACK content.  Tracking is fundamental to delivering formalized eLearning training, which usually involves Learning Management Systems.  Here is the second part of the mLearning problem.  Many Learning Management Systems use client side Java (meaning Java runs in the browser) to do the actual tracking with SCORM and AICC content.

via Why Flash on the iPhone/iPad doesn’t solve #mLearning.

eLearning: When Your SME Goes MIA

What [we] can do:

  • Verify that the SME understands and agrees with the purpose of the project.
  • Show why the project should be considered important.
  • Establish the importance of the SME role up front. Stroke that ego.
  • If the SME appears indecisive, ask if he or she thinks you should gather other people’s opinions as well.

Read more about Why SME’s Go Missing
– via Integrated Learnings: eLearning: When Your SME Goes MIA.

YouTube – Online Student Experience

via YouTube – Online Student Experience.

Let’s change the way students experience online learning!

Colleges Lag in Technology and Teaching Quality

“Getting technology tools into the hands of every student and family should be standard practice. It isn’t now,”…

Great read!!! Both the article and discussion postings are very interesting which include information on:

  • Quality Matters (QM)
  • Quality Assurance and Higher Education.
  • Improved Learning Outcomes
  • Technology to Transform and Enhance Pedagogy
  • Technology in Online and F2F Courses
  • Content Delivery & Instructional Strategies
  • Constructivist (Student-Centered Learning)
  • Constructivist

via Wired Campus – The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Adobe Connect Pro – Mobile Recordings

Today I had a student inquire about downloading Adobe Connect lectures to an iPod. So, we are going to “Make Offline” archives [as FLV files] and convert them to MP4 files.  As the voice of a student says, “if you can do this it would be so helpful not only to myself but I am sure all of your students”.

Prospective converters:

Wish me luck!

ImTOO FLV Converter

FLV Converter:
Convert FLV to AVI, FLV to MP4, Video to FLV Converter

ImTOO FLV Converter is a professional FLV video converter software to convert FLV to AVI, MP4, DivX, etc. It is also a video to FLV converter to convert AVI to FLV, MP4 to FLV, WMV to FLV video format. Likewise, it can convert audio files such as MP3 to FLV and SWF audios as a FLV audio converter.

via FLV Converter: Convert FLV to AVI, FLV to MP4, Video to FLV Converter.

Convert .flv files to iPod or iPhone content

Free FLV to iPod Converter

Free FLV to iPod Converter is a powerful and versatile FLV to iPod converter which can convert FLV to iPod video, and convert FLV to MP4, MOV, MPEG-4 , H.264 , M4A, MP3, AAC with fast speed and high quality!! Own this Free FLV to iPod Converter , you also enjoy flv videos and songs on iPhone, Apple TV, MP4 Player, MP3 Player at home and on the go. Free FLV to iPod Converter has an user-friendly interface and fast speed, it makes FLV to iPod conversion routine quite simple. Enjoy your iPhone videos or movies made from an FLV file on your fashionable iPod. Free FLV to iPod.

via CNET Downloads
Free FLV to iPod Converter – Convert flv to iPod Converter