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  1. 1. HTML5: A Good Thing Bill Zobrist Product Strategy Pearson
  2. 2. Just for the record, when I say “HTML5,” I’m including CSS, JavaScript, and DOM
  3. 3. A bit on your presenter: @bzobrist <ul><li>In education media for over 20 years </li></ul><ul><li>Emerging & Online Product Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>elearning Courseware </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile learning apps </li></ul><ul><li>The ebook guy </li></ul>I AM NOT A RCOKET SCIENTIST
  4. 4. A bit about this session <ul><li>We’ll keep it light </li></ul><ul><li>Non-technical </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on enabling web content for learning </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s have discussion! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why I think HTML5 is the watershed event for mobile learning Bill Zobrist Product Strategy Pearson The Talk Rejected Title
  6. 6. Why is HTML5 a Good Thing?
  7. 7. increasingly mobile - changing how we interact with the web <ul><li>We create content </li></ul><ul><li>We share </li></ul><ul><li>We continue to search for answers </li></ul><ul><li>We watch a lot of video </li></ul><ul><li>We burn through a lot of apps </li></ul>
  8. 8. Change in Internet Use by Age
  9. 9. Growth of mobile categories
  10. 10. Killer App or Kill the App? <ul><li>Do we need another 100K apps? </li></ul><ul><li>Only 5% of people use a free app 30 days after its been downloaded </li></ul>Not the answer
  11. 11. For education, we need build once - play everywhere. HTML5 can give us that (eventually)
  12. 12. For the good of mobile learning - Flash may need to die Really, Flash will have its place for a long time to come
  13. 13. We need a great web experience - no matter how we decide to access it
  14. 14. we have a problem: Your browser dictates your view of the web
  15. 15. Standards give an expected experience
  16. 16. Enter HTML5 <ul><li>http://bit.ly/kKCm1X </li></ul>
  17. 17. Highlights <ul><li>No plug-ins! </li></ul><ul><li>Offline Data </li></ul><ul><li>Drag & Drop </li></ul><ul><li>Geolocation </li></ul><ul><li>Semantic Tags </li></ul><ul><li>Canvas </li></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul>
  18. 18. Video - No Plug-in! (but some headaches)
  19. 19. Offline data storage
  20. 20. Drag and Drop
  21. 21. Geolocation
  22. 22. Canvas for rich interactions <ul><li>Look Ma, no Flash! </li></ul>
  23. 23. The History API <ul><li>The illusion of “back” </li></ul><ul><li>Loads only new part of page </li></ul><ul><li>No page refresh = big performance upside! </li></ul>
  24. 24. HTML5 to Education <ul><li>Video with no plugins…it just works! </li></ul><ul><li>Offline data storage … assessments? </li></ul><ul><li>Drag & Drop - activities </li></ul><ul><li>Geolocation - checking, but not Facebook? </li></ul><ul><li>Canvas … rich interactions </li></ul><ul><li>History … performance </li></ul>
  25. 25. THANKS! [email_address] Twitter: bzobrist Location: usually near NYC HTML5: It’s a good thing.

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