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Registration for E-Learning Symposium Houston 2013 is open

E-Learning Symposium is an interactive conference designed to help professionals and key decision makers learn how to execute E-Learning programs within their organizations.  This event is created for professionals who manage and design web-based education programs in healthcare, government, higher education, energy, and corporate settings.  E-Learning Symposium brings industry experts from Texas and beyond to share their knowledge on of-the-moment topics, processes, and technology within the E-Learning world.  
Topics covered include:
  • ASTD Houston President, Debbie Richards, Creative Interactive Ideas--From Storytelling to Immersive Simulation
  • ASTD Austin President & MicroAssist E-Learning Team Lead, Linda Warren, What makes Good Public Facing Training
  • Corinne Weisgerber, St. Edwards University--Metaphor for the Digital Age (content curation)
  • Curt Steinhorst--Crossing the Generational Divide: Unlocking the Power of Generations for Your Strategic Advantage
  • Madhuri Kumar, GE Oil and Gas--Aligning E-Learning Strategy with Business Strategy
  • MicroAssist's Jillian McCarthy, Accessible Captivate
  • Alex Turkovic, Big Commerce, Guide to Recording Great Audio for your E-Learning and Podcasts
  • Kevin Gumienny, Texas Engineering Extension Service, Articulate StoryLine
  • RJ Jacquez, Mobile Learning Analyst, Mobile Learning Design

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Interview with RJ Jacquez on Mobile Learning

Today ELC interviews a mLearning thought leader RJ Jacquez.   We first met RJ when he was an Adobe evangelist and are thrilled to get his thoughts on the rapidly changing mLearning arena.   If you'd like more information from RJ, please go to his blog at

ELC: RJ, for our readers, can you tell us a little bit about yourself?

RJ Jacquez: Sure. I spent the last 12 years of my career working as an Evangelist for various companies, including eHelp, the original makers of RoboDemo, which later became Captivate. I also worked for Macromedia and more recently for Adobe Systems, for the last 6 years

Since leaving Adobe last year, I have been focusing entirely on Mobile Learning (mLearning). I call myself an mLearning Analyst, Podcaster, Blogger and Consultant, focusing on all-things mLearning.

Roadmap to Mobile Learning Webinar Presentation

Post by Sanjay Nasta

Call for Teaching App Projects

The Teaching Apps Project (TAP) is an international competition event to help facilitate the creation, development, and sharing of teaching apps for mobile devices. The purpose of TAP is to create an open source library of lesson plans and resources for mobile teaching.

Interested individuals or multicultural teams submit “teaching app profiles” for professional review during the open submission period called a Competition Cycle. There are competition cycles every ninety days beginning January 1, 2013.

Each teaching app profile is judged and awarded points based on its applicability to mobile teaching. The profile receiving the most points during the cycle receives a first place award for the school of the participant. Additional awards for individual participants are also available.

For participation guidelines, go to and follow the link in Article Resource Section 7.


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