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Tools For Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

Upside is doing a fair bit of mobile learning development and we blog about it regularly. want to share some tools which may assist you in developing mobile learning applications. Tools to develop Native applications: SDK provided for mobile device. It requires MIDP/JVM on mobile device. Each mobile device has some variation in implementing MIDP profile. Games.

Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?

Upside Learning

think mobile applications are the game changer for training. Why Mobile? With the availability of just-in-time access to information through mobile computing devices (including tablets ) the notion of knowledge (sometimes a.k.a. This is where a strategy that includes mobile fits in very well. Mobile apps are big business. Let me explain why I think that way.

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A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps. While I haven’t blogged in a while, I continue trawling through my RSS feeds, seeing more and more references to mobile learning, mlearning, performance support, ‘just-in-time’ and so many other terms that make sense in that context. Mobile Learning Portal.

Three Ways to Use Mobile Devices in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

Mobile learning is certainly a hot discussion topic with elearning and training solutions providers in Australia – like anywhere else in the world. In my meetings with clients and prospects in Sydney, Brisbane, and Melbourne over that last couple of weeks, it is clear that the interest in mobile learning is very strong. Mobile Learning Workplace Learning Mobile for Workplace Learnin

Mobile Learning Solutions – Infographic

Upside Learning

We added pages that focus on our mobile learning services as well. designed a simple diagram to visually communicate what learning situations mobile learning is apt for and the various that may go into making a mobile learning solution. Mobile Learning can be used both in push and pull modes by users in times of learning need. The diagram is self-explanatory.

General Considerations for Mobile Learning (mLearning)

Upside Learning

Wikipedia defines mobile learning as “Any sort of learning that happens when the learner is not at a fixed, predetermined location, or learning that happens when the learner takes advantage of the learning opportunities offered by mobile technologies&#. In other words, mLearning decreases limitation of learning location with the mobility of general portable devices 1.

Mobile Usage Among The Youth

Upside Learning

The Neilsen Company, the well-known advertising and market research company published an interesting report recently about mobile phone usage amongst youth in certain countries. There are lots of other interesting bits in the report; well worth the time to download and read if you’re into the design of mobile learning. You can download the report here. registration required).

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Before I start with any of my actual predictions, let me throw in an overall prediction that the year is going to start off slow for most people, but by the end of the year, we will all be thinking: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” If you are interested in this, I will be doing a Virtual Presentation – Ten eLearning Predictions for 2010 that will be closely aligned with this post.

The Practice of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

I tend to look at mobile learning in two distinct contexts – first as a tool to meet a learning need, second as a learning content delivery platform. While these two contexts are implicitly linked, it helps to look at them separately to understand how mobile technology can actually benefit learning. When trying to remember – Mobile technology can perform very well as learning aids.

Mobile Learning Considerations – Native Apps or Web Apps

Upside Learning

I stumbled upon this presentation , shared by Chad Udel , comparing four main mobile OSes. Chad used this for his presentation at mLearnCon 2010. Tags: Mobile Learning Frameworks mLearning mLearning Technology Take a look -. So Native Apps vs Web Apps? The presentation gives a good initial comparison of the 5 OSes. The question however will be which phone to target?

Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2010

Upside Learning

So we thought it would be interesting to look back upon the Upside Learning blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2010. Here are Upside Learning’s Top 50 eLearning Posts of 2010. The Advent of Mobile Learning Technology. 2. General Considerations for Mobile Learning (mLearning). 3. SCORM Implementation For Mobile Devices. January. 1.

Mobile Learning at the High School Level

Kapp Notes

Marys, Ohio informed me about a Mobile Learning project he has been involved with for the last two years. They have been using smartphones in the classroom and every student in our school district from 3rd grade to 6th grade has their own mobile learning device. They are adding seventh grade next year and the ultimate goal is to have a mobile learning device in every students' hand from 3rd grade to 12th grade! Here is information and the school's mobile web site. Here is a video introduction about the Mobile Learning project , check it out!!

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

Mobile learning is a relatively new domain and is rapidly evolving as well, which makes its implementation a not so easy task. When implementing mobile learning in workplace, following 6 steps will help create an effective mlearning strategy. 1. In fact, some early mobile learning initiatives have been taken up more for novelty value than for identified real needs.

SCORM Implementation Strategies For Mobile: mLearnCon

Upside Learning

Recently, the first mLearnCon covering the A-Z in mobile learning was held in San Diego. Amit had summarized about it in his posts on How To Create Successful M-Learning Strategy: mLearnCon – Part I and Part II and Interesting Mobile Statistic. While going through the session list, I noticed one session on SCORM Implementation Strategies for Mobile. Number of devices supported.

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Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar

Bottom-Line Performance

Mayra Aixa Villar. I had the opportunity to interview Mayra Aixa Villar , instructional designer and thought leader in the mobile learning space. If you are interested in where mobile learning is headed, or in how mobile learning is different from “regular eLearning,” read on! How did you get started in instructional design, and what sparked your interest in mobile?

Getting Started With Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

Mobile learning is in the air. At Upside Learning, we have been doing a fair bit of mobile learning for more than two years now. During this period we’ve tried several things; experimented a lot; and in the process have built a good understanding and capability in the mobile learning space. Recently we released an innovative mobile learning platform – Upside2Go.

Influence of Mobile Learning is Growing

LearnDash

True mobile learning has been around for close to a decade, right around the time when the first smartphone and tablet (Apple) wereintroduced and opened up a new world of possibilities for training and education. Thailand’s government is planning to supply 13 million mobile devices to students within the same time-frame. 2010 US Census Bureau survey. whitehouse.gov.

Five Tips for Creating Graphics for Mobile Devices

Upside Learning

Mobiles are fast becoming the platforms of choice for all we do in life – browsing, chatting, other social interactions, & even starting to be used for learning delivery as well. At Upside Learning we’ve been creating various learning applications for mobile devices including apps for iPhone, Blackberry, & Android; browser based courses; short movies/animations etc.

#Mobile #Moodle plugins available for download

Ignatia Webs

Carlos Kiyan and many other contributors have released their plugins for mobile Moodle to the plugins repository. These two plugins started as one of the earliest Mobile Moodle projects (back in 2010: Moodle4iPhone ). moodle mobile mLearning tablet mobile learning LMS applicationsGreat news for all of us Moodle users. devices.

Learning Delivery: E-Learning and Mobile Gaining Ground

CLO Magazine

Overall, results show a decline in classroom-based training since 2010 and a slow but inconsistent increase in synchronous and asynchronous e-learning. In 2010, only 15 percent of CLOs considered e-learning a “primary” delivery modality for business skills. One out of every three CLOs delivers compliance training to mobile/smart devices. The Current Mix Continues to Shift.

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The Mobile Learning Landscape 2015

ATD Learning Technologies

To understand the growing importance of mobile technologies in learning, ATD and the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) recently released the report, The Mobile Landscape 2015: Building Toward Anytime, Anywhere Learning. ATD and i4cp also administered surveys on the topic of mobile learning in 2010 and 2013. Click here to read full version

What to take into account when chosing a mobile device for learning?

Ignatia Webs

Choosing the best phone for mobile learning can be quite a challenge. The amount of features you want to use will also allow you to purchase a low or high cost smartphone or mobile device. Let's say you want to explore mobile learning, these are some of your options. What can you opt for in a high-end phone or mobile device? What mobile operating system to choose?

Blooms taxonomy for a digital world, including mobile learning

Ignatia Webs

In just a couple of hours time (= reading through the pdf ) I could pinpoint mobile learning inside Bloom’s framework and I could see where some defaults were located within some of the mobile cases I have co-developed. On the applying level I think we did well: we demanded the learners of the Tibotec mobile project to share and upload stuff, so that feel okay.

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Forget Photoshop, PowerPoint 2010 Rocks for AHA-G!

ZaidLearn

that I do not work for Microsoft (or get paid in any way by them!), and I am also NO GREAT SUPPORTER of Microsoft products in general, including Microsoft Office 2010. In terms of mobile learning experience (iPhone Vs. Nokia), it was NO CONTEST! Go Mobile! However, if you just want to create some sizzling AHA-Gs efficiently, PowerPoint 2010 is pretty good. FORGET IT !

Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/26/2010 Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Getting new ideas and tips concerning e-Learning is important to me. Based on my favorite e-Learning blogs I created the following list with my Top 10 e-Learning blog posts for 2010. Enjoy! => Which is your favorite e-Learning blog post for 2010? by Cathy on 09/07/2010 Mobile Learning: Is It Doing What It’s Supposed To? Best, Connie December 27, 2010 11:24 AM Christoforos Online said.

#Situated learning via #mobile #augmented learning for our #educational future

Ignatia Webs

But with the ever growing (and simplifying) augmented mobile learning, it becomes a very feasible way of getting learners up to speed with the latest knowledge. Before looking at the video, know that it is rather easy to make a situated learning mobile lesson if you use wikitude (I had the pleasure of meeting Gunnar at mLearn2010, this is the blogpost on it ).

Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning

Upside Learning

After a few years of hype, mobile learning has now started flourishing; the advent of new generation of mobile devices, high-speed network access, powerful mobile browsers and better native apps are all contributing to this. Here are some authoring tools that claim to let authors develop content targeted at mobile devices. HotLava LMA (Learning Mobile Author).

Yes, mobile moodle for iPhone is eminent, we will release open source code soon

Ignatia Webs

For those who have been following my mobile blogs, you knew our great Peru/Belgian team (i.e. the Institute of Tropical Medicine Alexander von Humboldt (IMTAvH) in Lima and the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) in Antwerp) was working on something special: a mobile moodle for iPhone. They started exchanging notes on the mobile moodle forum and only in an amazing 1 (one!)

Optimizing Web Media for Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

We’ve recently been delivering simple content just-in-time for access through the websites that are designed to run on mobile devices. Here is a post about some tools that are used for mobile learning development from one of our stellar developers. Optimizing for the Mobile Web. Tags: Mobile Learning M-Learning mLearning Mobile Learning Development

A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

2010 and beyond. Now is the age of learning technology in all its form – social, mobile and personalized. Social Mobile Analytics and Cloud (SMAC) technologies are at the heart of this era of learning. Instructional Design has come a long way. Like everything else, this drastic change in approach hasn’t been fast. Origins. In 1954, B.F. In the early 1960s, Robert F. First name.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 14-16, 2009 International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing and Multimedia (MoMM2009), 7 th , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. link] January 2010 January 3-4, 2010 New Presidents Program , sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Marco Island, Florida, USA. link] January 7-10, 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Mobile Learning (mLearning) Applications - An Example

Upside Learning

During the course of a routine trawl of my news-feeds I stumbled on something interesting that I found relevant to my current research into mobile learning. An application like PowerOne provides a great mobile based platform for learners to use the application and learn to develop templates that would be useful the in the workplace.

Interesting Mobile Statistics By Tomi Ahonen: mLearnCon

Upside Learning

His presentation was full of interesting statistics about mobile usage among teens and across geographies – all very useful pointers for m-learning developers. The Growth rates of mobile are many times more than that of the Internet or PCs. That’s because Internet access on mobiles has been growing. Mobile subscriptions more than toothbrushes!

Mobile Workforce Is Growing – Is Your Training Strategy Evolving?

Upside Learning

IDC projects the mobile workforce to reach 1.3 billion, up from 1 billion in 2010, which is a staggering 37.2% of the workforce worldwide. 75% of North America’s workforce will be mobile by 2010. A few months ago Mashable posted this interesting infographic on the mobile workforce. Mobile Learning mLearning

The Emergence Of Mobile Learning For Higher Education In Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia

Upside Learning

With the rapid development of mobile technologies, a new style of learning, termed as mobile learning, has exploded everywhere in the world. The students can learn just in time in their daily lives whenever they need to learn using mobile devices like Tablets and Smart Phones. Mobile Learning Products & Services Revenue Forecast (in US$ millions). JUSUR, LMS System.

Mobile Learning: e-learningnext

ID Reflections

Why Mobile Learning The strongest Value Proposition for mobile learning comes from connecting people with ideas, information, and each other—anytime, anywhere! Ten years back, Clark Quinn’s statement about mobile learning seemed wishful thinking. Today, mobile learning is no longer a buzzword. The concept map below depicts mobile affordances at three levels.

Rapid Prototyping for Mobile Learning Applications – I

Upside Learning

As we move more and more into the mobile space, we’ve found that there are several things very different from conventional courseware. One of the things that come to my mind right away is that in mobile, we are doing away with storyboards. Content is viewed differently, it’s data that has to be managed and rendered within the limitations placed by a variety of mobile devices. However as we started development on mobile learning applications, the game changed drastically. Storyboards were sorely inadequate to describe application features and states.