DevLearn 2014 Conference Review
NOVEMBER 2, 2014
Best Product at DevLearn 2014. One item I did not like was that at least at this point, they don’t believe in responsive for mobile. Top 10 AT for 2014. DevLearn 2014 had everything you could want or find in a Vegas event. Well almost that is… E-Learning 24/7 Tagged: DevLearn 14 , DevLearn 2014 , DevLearn14. Greetings! The show? DevLearn. The result?
Best eLearning Resources of 2014
DECEMBER 30, 2014
We can’t believe 2014 is coming to a close. If you happened to meet with us personally at an eLearning Conferences this year, you know that we released tons of great eLearning products in 2014: eLearning Stock. Another great part of 2014 was all the great eLearning resources, tips, and tutorials. Free Template for Captivate 8: Mobile Instructional Design Storyboard.
eLearning Trends That Will Fizzle, Sizzle, or Simmer in 2014
FEBRUARY 3, 2014
Storytelling in Training: This trend/topic that began peeking its head out last year, and seems off to a roaring start in 2014. Agile development: This one got very hot in 2013, and I think interest in it will remain strong in 2014 and beyond. There’s no question that mobile has NOT taken off as predicted. Our industry is notorious for chasing after trends.
Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014
AUGUST 26, 2014
You can vote for your top tools until September 19, 2014. read on my smartphone much more in the past, and Feedly’s mobile app fits in my workflow. Jane Hart is collecting her eighth annual list of top tools for learning. haven’t done my list in a few years, but you can see my past lists from 2011 , 2009 , 2008 , and 2007. Personal Learning. WordPress is my blog host.
Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough
give their LMS high marks in terms of value for price In the survey, many respondents identified their top reasons for looking for a trade-in: • Poor reporting features • Difficult to use • Poor customer support • Out-of-date appearance • Inability to adapt to changing needs • Lack of mobile features “In a nutshell, far too many organizations feel they are paying. Turbocharge your LMS.6
ASAE Annual 2014: An Interview with Kylee Coffman
JULY 29, 2014
Kylee is an association leader who is passionate about building member communities, user experience, content strategy, mobile, and the impact of emerging technologies on business. I was thrilled to speak to her in anticipation for this year’s ASAE Annual Conference August 9th! SL: What do you think will be the technology focus this year at ASAE Annual 2014? About Kylee.
Why do learners want to learn on the mobile?
JUNE 9, 2014
Here, we have compiled the top four reasons of why learners want to learn on their mobiles: Mobile Learning – Why Learners want to learn on the mobile. Mobile devices provide a level of flexibility not seen or felt before - Everything is just on the palm of your hand! Your employees are mobile all the time, it’s high time their learning went mobile too!
Is Wearable Tech a 2014 eLearning Trend to Watch?
JANUARY 13, 2014
Consumers will continue to adopt wearable tech in 2014… there’s no doubt about it. Just look at mobile learning, social media, gamification, serious games and the like. Many of the “2014 eLearning trends” being touted as new by various websites are really just recycled from 2013, 2012, or earlier. Mobile learning uptake is a prime example.
2014 EduBlogs Awards #eddies14
Dont Waste Your Time
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
Best mobile app: Minecraft. Yes, thanks to Chris Rowell (and for the nomination), I’ve realised it’s that time of year again … Edublog Awards. “The Edublog Awards started in 2004 in response to community concerns relating to how schools, districts and educational intitutions were blocking access of learner and teacher blog sites for educational purposes. EdTechBook.
Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact
67% of all workers use mobile and wireless computing. Microlearning’s short, fast bursts are highly suited to mobile environments, making it the preferred mode of learning for today’s highly mobile workforce. • It’s far less disruptive to job performance: microlearning can be delivered in short daily bursts, which means employees don’t need to spend hours away from their jobs to learn.
Mobile Learning Pitfalls To Avoid – Presentation
AUGUST 12, 2014
Mobile technology, having seeped into popular culture, is now finding widespread acceptance as a learning tool in the workplace as well. According to Towards Maturity’s In-focus report titled Mobile Learning in the Workplace, 2013 was the year when mLearning became the norm rather than the exception; with seven out of ten businesses now adopting mobile […]. Mobile Learning Mobile Learning Pitfalls Pitfalls of mobile learning
Free online book on #mobile learning research
JANUARY 9, 2014
The relentless editing team of Mohamed Ally and Avgoustos Tsinakos have released a free, online book on global mobile learning implementations and trends in collaboration with the Open University of China. Ho Chapter 14 Using Self-Efficacy to Assess the Readiness of Nursing Educators and Students for Mobile Learning by Richard F. books ebook mLearning mobile mobile learning
The Top 11 Tools for Mobile eLearning Development
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
According to a 2012 survey of mobile learners, 99% believed the mobile format and presentation enhanced their learning, and it was found that 45% actually spent less time in training than their (non-mobile trained) peers, with no loss of comprehension. If you’re not getting into the mobile game with your training and eLearning initiatives, you’re falling behind.
7 Random Mobile Learning Facts
FEBRUARY 23, 2014
Mobile learning is starting to become the standard in educational settings given its flexibility and ease of use. If you’re still not convinced, here are some more random mobile learning facts: This year, 56% of schools and libraries are expected to go transition to digital textbooks. 45% of schools and libraries plan to expand use of mobile devices.
Benefit from Mobile Learning
FEBRUARY 9, 2014
Without question, you can improve your organization’s training outcomes while at the same time lowering the overall training cost by leveraging mobile learning as a core strategy for employee development. Embrace Mobile Learning. Mobile learning comes with many natural benefits. Mobile technologies provide real-time, all-around access to the information.
Top 10 Ways People Are Using Mobile Learning
JUNE 4, 2014
Clearly there is plenty of buzz out there around mobile learning. Yet the question I’m asked most frequently is – how are your clients leveraging mobile learning technology? […]. Mobile Learning In my role, I field multiple inquiries on a weekly basis. Many companies know that there are efficiencies to be achieved through an effectively deployed mLearning strategy.
The 3 Ms: MOOCs, Mobile, and Millennials
Your Training Edge
OCTOBER 15, 2014
MOOCs, mobile, and Millennials—these three ideas often elicit some measure of discomfort in training and development departments, because while these three forces are greatly affecting businesses in general and workplace education in particular, they remain relatively poorly understood. What about mobile? MOOCs themselves are not entirely mobile yet. But this is changing.
Top 5 Ways Companies Are Using Mobile Learning Technology
APRIL 16, 2014
Mobile Learning Developing Mobile Learning eLearning on mobile If engaged in the learning industry long enough, you gain a keen understanding and appreciation for the direction that learning is headed. And occasionally you have the opportunity to witness a genuine ‘tipping point’ in the industry – the adoption of a new approach that delivers meaningful value for those who must perform at the […].
The Mobile Learning Shift
MARCH 18, 2014
Mobile Training on the Rise. With the increase in bring-your-device-to-work programs, there has been a similar rise in mobile video based training. There are a variety of reasons for this, but mainly because of the following benefits: Cost-Savings – Organizations are realizing over 70% cost savings from reducing iteration time to create new features, and lower software costs from switching to a mobile-compatible platform. Naturally it makes sense that mobile training is going to rise. In other words, mobile learning is a growing part of corporate strategy.
Business of eLearning – Trends for 2014
JANUARY 15, 2014
I’m sure by now you’ve seen all kinds of predictions on what elearning is going to look like in 2014. Social, MOOC, gamification, games, byte-sized learning, performance management, mobile content, HTML5, Tin Can API – these were the buzz words in 2013, and many gurus have predicted that these trends will gain further momentum in 2014. Would love to receive your feedback.
9 Ways People Are Using Mobile Learning – Presentation
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
It’s the mobile phone. Mobile Learning What began as an attempt to improve the telegraph, more than a hundred years ago, has evolved into the single most important piece of consumer electronics in the world, acting not only as a communications device but now as a learning tool too. While some of the first smartphones had touch […].
10 steps to mobile learning adoption (@jiscinfonet)
Dont Waste Your Time
MARCH 21, 2014
Write mobile learning vision statement. Mobile Learning. Available from: [link] [Accessed: 20 March, 2014]. Related posts: Free Book on Mobile Learning Research #mLearning. Tapping into Mobile Learning. Do we need to encourage Mobile Learning? mLearning Distance Learning eLearning JISC Mobile Learning Online Course Gather stakeholder requirements.
When is Mobile Learning Being Used?
JANUARY 14, 2014
Mobile learning is a regular occurrence today, used by both educational and corporate sectors. Obviously, another reason mobile learning makes sense is that the training overhead is close to zero. Since the learner is providing the device, all that is needed is a well put-together, mobile compatible course. When Do People Use Mobile Learning? mlearning mobile learning
Trends in Learning: What’s Latest!
JULY 22, 2014
Here we have compiled a list of the current ways in which workplace learning is being imparted: 1. Mobile Learning. Make your training content succinct, entertaining, mobile and self-directed.” With development software such as Lectora mobile that update the offline learning content on the LMS too, the demand for mlearning is higher than ever. 2. Elearning and smarter LMSs.
Harnessing Learning Theories for the Mobile Platform: A m-learning perspective
JULY 24, 2014
With the growing utility of mobiles devices in our everyday lives, the Training & Learning industry is realizing that learners are spending a large chunk of their time on their smartphones or tablets. The increasing popularity of mobile-based learning is a direct output of this realization. Text-based documents can be sent, shared and stored in a mobile device. Taylor.
I Need to Convert My Content to Mobile – Now What??
JUNE 18, 2014
More and more organizations are coming to the realization that they need to “mobilize” their content. How to best make that happen is the tricky part, as there are a multitude of things to consider such as: What types of content lend themselves to mobile? Which employees will most benefit from mobile content? Mobile Learning converting content to mobile Developing Mobile Learning mLearning Content Do we […].
Learn Anywhere:The Modern Virtual Classroom is Global, Mobile, & Social
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
Trends in business and training include globalization, mobility, and social networking. The virtual classroom has evolved, and expectations for quality are higher than ever. After your organization has implemented specialized techniques in support of virtual instructional design and virtual facilitation , what do designers and facilitators need to become masters at their crafts?
Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014
JANUARY 18, 2014
Mobile Learning. We believe that 2014 will see more powerful changes, owing to the maturing and convergence of some of these technologies. If 2013 was a year of ‘contemplations’, 2014 will be a year of ‘decisions’! Learning Forecasts for 2014. Mobile Learning. We believe that mobile learning is going to be the most disruptive game changer in 2014.
Influence of Mobile Learning is Growing
AUGUST 12, 2014
True mobile learning has been around for close to a decade, right around the time when the first smartphone and tablet (Apple) wereintroduced 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. ed tech mlearning mobile learning
How to Transfer Your Regular Training to Mobile Learning
SEPTEMBER 27, 2014
Adding mobile learning to a training program is one of the best ways to acknowledge and leverage the technological devices that your employees already have. However, it is important to make the right first moves when transferring elements of your training to the mobile learning format. Have a mobile-centered content strategy. Take a rational LMS decision. Responsive UI.
5 Mobile Learning Pitfalls To Avoid
FEBRUARY 27, 2014
Having worked with several organizations over the last 4 years, trying to get their mobile learning initiatives off the ground, we’ve learnt about some of the common pitfalls to avoid. Thinking mLearning is ‘eLearning on mobile’ In my view this is probably the biggest mistake […]. Mobile Learning eLearning on mobile eLearning On Tablets Here are the 5 most common and important ones. 1.
Video and LMSs – Why changes will need to be made in 2014
JANUARY 3, 2014
With 2014 already in play, it is time for many LMS vendors to awaken by the trumpets playing the background – you might think it is Muzak, but no it’s trumpets. In 2014, I believe it will be the year of video for consumers in e-learning, specifically with content and as a one off on that – in the LMS. Analytics tracking on video and/or video courses that have been downloaded onto a mobile device – hearing a lot with people wanting data pushed back from the mobile device – with video into a LMS. Another is Biz Library. Big difference.
E-Learning = Innovation = Science
JUNE 10, 2014
Have you ever been to a conference where the presenter asks the audience, “Who’s implemented a mobile learning strategy?”, Of course the question might not revolve around mobile learning, but rather gamification, or enterprise social networking, or flipped classrooms, or whatever the hot topic may be. ”, and only 2 or 3 people raise their hand? know you have.
Learning Solutions 2014 Conference Takeaways
APRIL 3, 2014
I recently had an exciting opportunity to attend the 2014 Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando. This can be delivered by vendors, free online tools, or through universal means such as mobile texts, email alerts, or automatic email/notification pushes from your Learning Management System. Gamification, storytelling, and subscription learning were just a few of the trends featured at the Learning Solutions 2014 Conference and Expo. The post Learning Solutions 2014 Conference Takeaways appeared first on JPL Learning Solutions. So what were the highlights?
2014: The Year of the Corporate MOOC?
Your Training Edge
MARCH 6, 2014
With these developments, more companies are seeing MOOCs as promising models of training and development, and 2014 will quite possibly be the year the massive courses really start to make waves in corporate training. Less than half of total training time is spent in a classroom, with nearly 20 percent being delivered via mobile devices. Copyright 2014 Bryant Nielson.
Going Mobile for Enterprise Learning: Trends & Statistics
JUNE 2, 2015
For organizations that underestimate the power of mobile devices , here’s the catch: global mobile data traffic grew 69 percent in 2014 and one fourth of the total global internet page views come from mobile devices. Geo-location and mobile app analytics tools help deliver personalized learning experiences which are authentic and context sensitive for employees.
7 Random Mobile Learning Stats
OCTOBER 21, 2014
If you have been around elearning for any amount of time, you have likely heard about mobile learning (also referred to as “mlearning”). Essentially, elearning is “mobile”, but we define the two differently primarily when it comes to the device being used to view course content. Below are some facts and figures related to mobile technology & learning.
New Mobile Learning Research Report
JUNE 17, 2014
We have always believed that mobile is the future of learning and have continually strived to evolve our offerings in line with that belief. As predicted early last year, 2013 saw an explosion of mobile devices in the learning field, with tablets in particular being in the forefront of this growth. Mobile Learning Being associated with and […].
6 Things LMS Needs To Do To Survive And Thrive In The Mobile-First Times
MAY 27, 2014
Unless you have been living under a rock for the last 3 years or so, there is a strong chance that words like mLearning, Mobile Learning, Mobile-first, Mobile-everything, etc. In the context of learning at workplace, the belief that mobile is the future of workplace learning is now […]. may not seem new concepts to you. Upside Learning Learning Management Learning Management System LMS