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Teaching Action - Dozuki

Teaching Action - Dozuki

Syncronize SCORM Results for Mobile Learning Courses Taken Offline Create Professional Technical Documentation with Dozuki I’m sure we’ve all heard of a site called iFixit, the site which provides easy repair guides for a wide range of products, including Apple devices, games consoles, digital cameras and so on but I’d hazard a guess at the fact that not as many people have heard of Dozuki, which is the fantastic system that actually powers the website and makes creating and running a “how-to” guide on the Internet a piece of cake. Read on after the break for my full review! In A Nutshell Dozuki is essentially an easy to create how-to guides on the internet. The splash screen for Dozuki. Dozuki is very much aimed towards the business user and its pricing reflects this. All of Dozuki’s paid plans support domain aliasing and your guide is hosted on their own servers so there’s absolutely no additional software to mess around with or install. Working With Guides Dozuki breaks down web-based tutorials into easy-to-read steps. Adding photos to a Dozuki how-to guide. Made in a mistake in a particular step?

Adobe Lets the CS6 Cat Out of the Bag by Stephen Haskin Adobe finally took the whole wrapper off Creative Suite 6 yesterday. The company started teasing the new product last November at the Adobe Max conference. The initial announcement showed a few features, but the big news was limiting upgrades to users of the current version. That set the Adobe community on fire. One big open letter and a howl from the user community later, Adobe rescinded the new upgrade policy for this version. Pricing and the new relationship Adobe still wants you to buy a subscription to the software and the Creative Cloud. With the monthly subscription, you get all the online apps and tablet applications, and you’ll get new features as Adobe adds them. I’d go over the math again, but you can read it in my earlier article, here. Here’s what’s really new What’s new in CS6? Illustrator is now a native 64-bit application. The fly in the ointment The Master Suite does not include Captivate and Presenter! One last thing

Introducing The Curator's Code: A Standard for Honoring Attribution of Discovery Across the Web by Maria Popova UPDATE: Some thoughts on some of the responses, by way of Einstein. UPDATE 2: This segment from NPR’s On the Media articulates the project well — give it a listen. Ours is a culture and a time immensely rich in trash as it is in treasures.” ~ Ray Bradbury You are a mashup of what you let into your life.” ~ Austin Kleon Chance favors the connected mind.” ~ Steven Johnson As both a consumer and curator of information, I spend a great deal of time thinking about the architecture of knowledge. Until today. I’m thrilled to introduce The Curator’s Code — a movement to honor and standardize attribution of discovery across the web. One of the most magical things about the Internet is that it’s a whimsical rabbit hole of discovery — we start somewhere familiar and click our way to a wonderland of curiosity and fascination we never knew existed. In both cases, just like the words “via” and “HT,” the respective unicode character would be followed by the actual hotlink to your source.

Development Tips: Audio and Video with HTML5 by Mark Lassoff “Much of the power of HTML5 lies in the JavaScript interfaces associated with some of the new tags. The audio and video objects have a number of JavaScript properties and commands associated with them that allow you to make a more powerful media player. For example, through JavaScript you can control elements like the current position in the song, the volume of the media playing, and the current state of the media player (playing, paused, or stopped).” What’s the big deal about audio and video features in HTML5, you might be wondering? Up until HTML5, a plug-in delivered audio and video. What you need This tutorial can be completed with any text editor. Getting started Start by placing a new folder on your desktop – or some other convenient location in your file system. <! <! Of course, you should substitute the file name and extension for your audio content where I have “cherish.mp3.” Figure 1: The HTML5 audio player as seen in Google’s Chrome browser on a Mac. Working with video <! <!

Messages On Hold Presentaions and Music On Hold Information Channel Services Articulate, Captivate and Lectora – Do they deserve your praise? Two weeks ago I got the wonderful opportunity to speak in OZ, specifically Melbourne, Australia. What I found was an extensive group of people hungry for anything e-learning. They were hungry to know more information. Hungry to learn as much as they could and hungry to see what was in the space. My sense of it all, was that regardless of the location the buzz is all e-learning. I wasn’t surprised on the e-learning excitement. I’ve been watching the market for a long time and seeing the growth that exists in the country. It was awesome. I wasn’t thunderstruck, but what I was surprised at was the number of folks who had or were about to purchase the well known authoring tools in the market, Articulate, Captive and Lectora. If they are unfamiliar with the size and scope of the authoring tool market as many people are, then it makes sense to do what others do – and buy the well known brands. Fatboy Slim – Praise You When people think authoring tools, three products typically come to mind Pros

Bases de datos. Master de Software Libre de la UOC | Manual IT online Bases de datos Rafael Camps Paré Luis Alberto Casillas Santillán Dolors Costal Costa Marc Gibert Ginestà Carme Martín Escofet Oscar Pérez Mora Se garantiza permiso para copiar, distribuir y modificar este documento según los términos de la GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 o cualquiera posterior publicada por la Free Software Foundation, sin secciones invariantes ni textos de cubierta delanterao trasera. Se dispone de una copia de la licencia en el apartado “GNU Free Documentation License” de este documento. Agradecimientos Los autores agradecen a la Fundación para la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya ( la financiación de la primera edición de esta obra, enmarcada en el Máster Internacional en Software Libre ofrecido por la citada institución. El autor Óscar Pérez Mora desea hacer constar el agradecimiento siguiente: “A José Pérez Arias, gracias por haber sido mi padre”, en memoria de su padre fallecido durante la realización de este material. Introducción Objetivos

MOS - MindOnSite SA Introducción a IBM Cognos BI, la suite de Business Intelligence de IBM | Business Intelligence IBM Cognos 8 BI es una de las suites de Business Intelligence más utilizadas. Es un software bastante completo, y a la vez manejable, y uno de los líderes del mercado de BI. Las aplicaciones principales se utilizan desde un portal web que controla el servidor de Business Intelligence, que es el corazón de la herramienta. Este portal recibe el nombre de Cognos Connection y desde el mismo, siempre por web, se accede a opciones de administración del entorno y de los servicios, a las diferentes aplicaciones que provee Cognos, a la estructura de carpetas en que se organizan los informes, a los cuadros de mando, y a otros complementos que se pueden integrar en el portal. Cada aplicación está orientada a cubrir un tipo de necesidades que suelen darse en entornos de este tipo. Estas son las principales herramientas que proporciona la suite: IBM Cognos Query Studio Es la herramienta más simple, y se podría considerar más bien como un complemento. IBM Cognos Report Studio IBM Cognos Analysis Studio

Bsoco - Software comparison Create Your Own Smartphone App With Infinite Monkeys – No Coding Knowledge Required It would be great if we all had the time, skills, and patience to learn computer coding, especially since technology pervades so many areas of our life. But thankfully, there are applications and web developers out there who provide ways for the rest of us to produce apps with little or no coding skills. Back in June, I reviewed one such web application called Buzztouch, which is designed to allow anyone to create their own smartphone application. Now a similar program has just been released called Infinite Monkeys, a web-based tool geared toward niche communities who want to share content on the iPhone and Android platforms. Infinite Monkeys is not as polished theme wise as Buzztouch, but unlike the latter, Infinite Monkeys, says the developers, “Is completely web-based, and works on any computer or tablet device. Web-based GUI Infinite Monkeys provides three different app platform models, ranging from free to the pro level version of $499. Building An App Core Content Publishing App

Photos + Movement = Photeo (Part 1 of 5) by Stephen Haskin & Megan Torrance “In eLearning, the idea is to create the opportunity for the learner to have an “ah-ha!” moment. Ah-ha! moments are the parts of learning that stick, and you can’t give yourself more opportunity to create an ah-ha! moment than by using all the visual elements and techniques at your disposal.” Photeo. The word differentiates a static photograph, or any image whether still or moving, from a more video-like experience that employs anything you can see or hear, but not necessarily video. Ken Burns popularized this concept when he created “The Civil War” series on PBS in the late 1980s. The approach soon gained a label: “The Ken Burns Effect.” These days, there are many methods and programs that easily add motion to a still image or video clip, and which can make words or a little image move across a larger scene. Photeo phundamentals When we’re designing and developing eLearning, the photeo technique can be so easy to accomplish that it’s almost silly not to use it at some level. Example 1.