The Pitfalls and Promises of Mobile Learning
APRIL 3, 2011
If you are in any way connected with the fields of training, learning and development, or eLearning, you are probably regularly inundated with messages about the wonders of mobile learning. Mobile devices, such as smartphones, personal digital assistants (PDAs), and tablet computers are becoming ubiquitous and increasingly powerful with respect to their range of functionality.
#mLearnCon: The Use of Tablets in the Future of mLearning
JUNE 16, 2011
John Alonso of Outstart , John Gibbs of Tata Interactive Systems and Steve Lee of Allen Interactions will chat with me on Tuesday, June 21 about how f irst the iPad and now a plethora of other tablet devices are flooding the market. What value do they hold as a learning device? Are they truly “mobile” devices? think we will learn what worked and what didn’t.
M-Learning: Where’s the app for that?
APRIL 10, 2011
With all these vendors talking about their solution and its capabilities on mobile devices, it should be easy to find an app for that. Regardless if the vendor is m-learning specific, content authoring tool, LMS, web conferencing or a hybrid. It shouldn’t matter. If your telling me your solution is mobile ready, then all I should need to do is go iTunes or Android and find your app. Nowadays more and more vendors (thankfully) are seeing the benefit of mobile devices. Thus they can advertise they offer mobile learning. Blackboard Learn?
Mobile Authoring Tools: Hot Lava Mobile
The eLearning Coach
JULY 21, 2011
In an ongoing exploration of how to design and develop for mobile learning, I plan to examine many of the products and design paradigms in the mLearning space. In this interview, Michael Gregory, Director of Systems Engineering for Hot Lava Mobile, explains this mobile authoring tool. COACH: How long has Hot Lava Mobile been on the market? . Mobile Browser.