Welcome episode #5 of our new podcast entitled “This Week in mLearning.” In case you missed previous episodes, you can find them HERE.
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Below is a summary of topics we discussed this week.
1- Highlights of the week
a- Adobe Creative Suite (CS6) went live. First impressions: fast downloads, seamless installation and PC/Mac version.
b- RIM´s BlackBerry World 2012: Public preview of BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, an enterprise mobility solution and RIM’s entry into the multi-platform Mobile Device Management (MDM) marketplace. Among the management capabilities BlackBerry Mobile Fusion will provide, security is one of the highlights.
c- Big companies start to think about their mobile strategy: The Financial Times moves away from its native app over HTML5, Facebook doesn’t know what to do with mobile users and LinkedIn makes use of a hybrid app.
d- Google+ iPhone app
e- Great excitement about mLearning at ASTD 2012 International Conference & Exposition
f- The eLearning Guild Research: “Mobile Learning: The Time is Now” by Clark Quinn
g- Book release and blog book tour: “The Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Game-Based Methods and Strategies for Training and Education” by Karl Kapp
2- Articulate Storyline: killer features and performance limitations.
3- Articulate Community
4- Articulate Storyline´s mobile story and challenges for the future (SCORM support, security, etc)
5- Articulate Storyline compared with Adobe Captivate.
6- Apps of the week: Wolfenstein 3D (free game) and Zite (personalized magazine).