Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond
MARCH 30, 2015
Global mobile data traffic grew 69 percent in 2014 and was nearly 30 times the size of the entire global Internet in 2000. Mobile video traffic exceeded 50 percent of total mobile data traffic for the first time in 2012. Mobile network (cellular) connection speeds grew 20 percent in 2014. 4G traffic will be more than half of the total mobile traffic by 2017.
6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy
AUGUST 16, 2012
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.
Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources
NOVEMBER 2, 2009
I’ve spent an inordinately long time writing a whitepaper on mobile learning trying to expound our thoughts about it and how it might be used in the workplace. I’ve been doing some research around it and I’ve documented some of the better links I’ve come across. If you’re considering mobile learning in any shape or form, I’d suggest you give these a browse. Apple Education. Mobile Learning Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training. Learning Org. Mobile Learning thinking: Get on your skateboard to keep up! Learning.
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. Because of this added component in the way we learn, classrooms and countries are now investing in education technology. ed tech mlearning mobile learning
How to choose between web and native apps for mobile learning?
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
Since every mobile device comes with a pre-installed browser, web apps are easy to create and deliver for a large audience. Eventually, updating is also faster and easier because these apps can cater to a whole lot of devices, which include not just mobile phones but desktops as well. common example of a web app is mobile websites of newspapers. Web apps. Native apps.
6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you might have heard by now that mobile learning is no longer the next big thing – it IS the big thing. Here is a quick breakdown of the mobile learning trends you need to be watching. With such fantastic results in the K – 12 sphere, it’s no wonder mobile learning is seeing such rapid uptake in the workplace, too. 2. Bring
6 myths about mobile learning
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
This week we’ll examine 6 common myths about mobile learning, beginning with…. 1. Mobile Learning is all about being mobile. While “mobile learning” seems to be about doing eLearning while being mobile (e.g. People can (and do) engage in mobile learning from their sofa at home, from the beach, at a cafe and generally everywhere.
Apple iBooks Author for Interactive Textbooks and Mobile Learning [VIDEO]
JANUARY 19, 2012
Today Apple unveiled iBooks 2 for the iPad and iBooks Author for the Mac. What I didn’t know was how easy Apple would make it for anyone to create these interactive books, using video, audio, Keynote presentations and even simple-to-create quizzes, that’s where iBooks Author for Mac comes in. The whole process feels a lot like developing eLearning courses, but with a mobile learning twist to it. Mobile Learning , mLearning , Apple , iBooks. eLearning Mobile Learning It really is something. Send to Kindle.
Mobile Learning On The Rise [INFOGRAPHIC]
JUNE 19, 2013
Unless you have been living under a rock lately, you know that mobile learning (or mlearning) is on the rise. New technology is making mobile learning a realty, and the decrease in mlearning device prices is helping with overall adoption. Every day there are more and more learning apps hitting the market. ed tech mlearning
Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]
FEBRUARY 18, 2013
Last week Cisco published a research paper entitled “ Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2012–2017 ,” which included some staggering figures, as to the speed with which we are adopting internet-connected mobile devices around the world. mobile devices per capita. Mobilize Learning by Optimizing it for Touch.
Apple’s New Device…Let’s Be Careful with wLearning
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
So Apple launched a new watch which is, I admit, very cool looking and something many people have wanted since they first read a Dick Tracy comic book. Find the one right, perfect use for the watch and then build a learning program around it. Slow down, please just slow down. This is one of those times when we need to be careful. wLearning…it’s on it’s way. develop
These Stats Bode well for Mobile Learning
JANUARY 31, 2012
. All signs continue to point to a near future where mobile devices will surpass desktop PCs for how we connect to the Internet, shop, and most other things, including learning. believe we are getting very close to a ‘mobile-first’ approach to developing content and I can’t wait to see we can come up as a community when it comes to mobile learning design.
iOS 7 Prepares The Ground For Apple’s Hybrid Tablets
JUNE 20, 2013
With the launch of iOS 7 it is now apparent that Apple will soon be coming out with hybrid laptop/desktop and tablet devices. Patently Apple reports that Apple has already filed a patent for hybrid notebook/tablet whose display can be removed from the base containing the keyboard. Related Posts: Some Thoughts On Tablet Learning (aka Elearning On iPads) Microsoft Surface: Will It Help mLearning? Mobile Learning Apple''s Hybrid Tablets iOS 7 How soon before the launch? We will have [.] eLearning – Responsive & Responsible.
Apple Proves Mobile makes the Desktop better: A lesson for us in mLearning and eLearning
JUNE 13, 2012
I think it’s fascinating that Apple is bringing Mobile features such as notification and Dictation to the Mac. Like millions of people around the world, I too was glued to my computer on June 11 2012, following closely every news announcement Apple shared at their annual WWDC event. How can this be applied to designing learning experiences? What do you think?
The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]
JULY 2, 2012
Perhaps this is why in eLearning we have always gravitated toward using tools that publish learning in the Adobe Flash format in order to create engaging desktop experiences. have been a Camtasia fan for a long time, as well as a SnagIt and Jing fan and I’m also very impressed with the work TechSmith is doing on Mobile. eLearning Mobile Learning featured review
Day 2 mobile learning conference #MLearncon: Trends day
Challenge to Learn
JUNE 20, 2012
The first three sessions I attended were about trends in Mobile and the other two (user generated content and ten mobile start-ups to watch) are also trendy. Three perspectives on making mobile e-Learning work. Geoff is head of innovation at Tribal an e-Learning company from the UK. MLearning is not a replacement of e-learning. Trends in mobile Learning.
Are LMSs ready for delivering mobile learning content?
DECEMBER 9, 2014
Mobiles are small devices. However, implementing a mobile-learning strategy involves a careful understanding of how far current LMSs are capable of developing and delivering content on the mobile platform. The question we ask here is: Are current LMSs ready for delivering mobile learning content? LMS apps are of two kinds- native and web apps. Web Apps.
The State of Rapid Development Tools for Mobile Learning: Webinar Recording Now Available
MARCH 15, 2012
If you were not able to attend our Webinar yesterday on mLearning and the state of rapid development tools for mobile learning, the recording is now available. I’m very happy with how the webinar turned out and I would like to thank Jeff Tillett and Chad Udell from Float Learning for having me, as well as Robert Gadd for sharing the microphone with me. Send to Kindle.
20 Wonderful Resources for Using BLE Beacons in Mobile Learning
MAY 3, 2014
This may feel futuristic, but the cool thing is that the technologies are all already there (and cheap!) ” – Geoff Stead (Head of Mobile Learning, Qualcomm). Since then, we have been doodling and dreaming about using this fascinating tool to create proximity-based learning applications. They can also help trigger location specific ‘actions’ in users’ mobile phones.
The Real Killer Feature in Apple iBooks Author is Preview
JANUARY 20, 2012
This morning I have been reading lots of articles on the new Apple iBooks 2 app and the iBooks Author software, that enables anyone to easily create interactive eBooks. In Apple iBooks Author, you simply click the Preview button and voila, your Interactive book is sent to your iPad. Apple iBooks , Author , mLearning , eLearning , Techcomm. eLearning Mobile Learning featured
Three Top Mobile Learning Resources
AUGUST 2, 2012
When I hear the words “ mobile learning ” my ears instantly perk up. For starters, mobile learning is and will continue to be the next big thing in E-Learning. While we have all identified mobile learning as the wave of the future, we have yet to agree on the platform of choice. Apple. How does this relate to mobile learning?
Microsoft Surface Reviewed: Is it Right For Mobile Learning?
DECEMBER 4, 2012
used three Android tablets for a long time without really falling for them before finally going with the Apple crowd and getting an iPad 2 about a year ago. simply don’t get having a trackpad as standard equipment on a touch screen, mobile, or tablet device. Again, is this supposed to be a PC or a mobile device? I was also struck by the all too familiar Windows update messages.
How to Create a Mobile Learning Strategy
APRIL 5, 2014
When considering adding mobile learning, companies need to consider their target market, the material they plan to use and the operating system to work with. If you’re considering adding mobile to your organization’s learning programs, it’s likely a smart move. According to an Ambient Insight report, by 2015 the mobile learning market is expected to reach $9.1 It pays to take the time to craft an in-depth m-learning strategy before diving headfirst into mobile. billion. But don’t go off half-cocked. ” 2.
Apple iPad Disappoints eLearning Industry
JANUARY 29, 2010
I have great respect for Apple as an organization particularly because I use an iPhone and I think the iPhone has definitely become one of those game-changers in the smartphone world and by a large margin. I was looking forward to the Apple iPad even more so as we have been doing good stuff on mobile learning and putting up applications and tools on iPhone as pilots and on a trial basis. However, from whatever I have been able to gather about it so far, including Apple’s own website I think the iPad is a big miss. Whoops!). Some reasons: 1. The missing camera.
Apple Vs Adobe: Impact On Mobile Learning Development
APRIL 14, 2010
The war between Adobe and Apple just got hotter. Apple has revised the Developer Program License Agreement to ban the use of cross compiler tools like Unity3d, Appcelerator’s Titanium, Adobe’s Flash CS5 etc. The new update in the Apple’s Developer Program License Agreement has once again broken Adobe’s hopes of running Flash based apps on the iPhone and iPad.
My Thoughts on Adobe, Captivate, Articulate, Storyline, Mobile Learning and More [Interview]
FEBRUARY 1, 2012
Why I’m excited about Apple iBooks Author beyond Apple’s walled-garden and EULA. Mobile Learning and Tablets. Apple iOS vs Android and Flipboard. This morning, I had the opportunity to be on #eLearnChat, a video Podcast hosted by my good friend Rick Zanotti and Jean Franzblau. My Thoughts on Adobe Captivate and the challenges ahead. And much more.
How Steve Jobs Became the Father of Modern Mobile Learning
JULY 7, 2015
Steve Jobs is credited with everything from producing Toy Story to essentially inventing the way we interact (or avoid) each other via mobile technology every day. But one of his most important contributions might not be the computer mouse or the iPad, but the availability of mobile devices as a vehicle for mLearning. Mobility and Accessibility. User Experience Matters.
Providing Contextual Learning Through Apple’s iBeacon Technology
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
Coupled with the BYOD policy that is a feature of most workplaces now, this presents another interesting opportunity to deliver context-based learning. iBeacon is an indoor proximity system designed by Apple Inc. iBeacon makes it possible to deliver just-in-time learning based on the context and environment that its user is in. From 17.5
Why Windows 8 and Touch-enabled Laptops Bode well for the Future of Mobile Learning – [Video]
JUNE 3, 2013
recently had a number of epiphanies on mobile when I purchased a Windows 8 Samsung Ultrabook, touch-enabled laptop. My point with all these trends is that they will help expedite the adoption of mobile learning everywhere. Windows 8, touch-enable laptops and m-Learning – YouTube. Mobile Learning featured future mLearning touch-enabled laptops Windows 8
The top 10 reasons your mobile learning strategy will fail | Dawn.
Dawn of Learning
APRIL 13, 2011
It is as though I’m looking in a mirror.” I love this description because it encapsulates what should be the crux of any mobile learning strategy. That is, recognizing that mobile content delivery should be fully controlled by the learner. Don’t assess how mobile fits in your blended learning strategy. Today, 50% of the US workforce is now considered mobile.
Mobile Mania – The Latest on M-Learning
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
Mobile the final frontier. These are the voyages of mobile learning. To seek out new devices. To boldly go where no e-learning vendor has gone before, specifically LMS vendors who are now starting to get it. . To, ah forget it you now the rest, but what you may not know is the latest on the mobile learning front. already saw that mobile planet.
Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review
DECEMBER 28, 2011
It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. As I stated in the previous post assessing my 2010 predictions, the size and complexity of mobile learning projects/programs will continue to expand across all geographical and line-of-business boundaries. a.k.a. Bullseye!
Learning on Smartphones
OCTOBER 19, 2015
When mobile devices are talked about, the devices that come to mind are basically anything other than the once omnipresent personal computer (PC). Laptop, netbook, tablet, and mobile phone are all grouped together under the term ‘mobile’. The reason why these mobile devices, particularly tablets, have taken the online world by storm is not hard to understand.
Talking Mobile Learning, Gadgets, Tablets, Flash and More [Video Interview]
APRIL 13, 2011
You can read more about our Interview on the RKCS Learning Solutions Blog. have also embedded the interview video below: An Interview with RJ Jacquez from RKCS Learning Solutions on Vimeo. Interview , Mobile , eLearning , Adobe. Send to Kindle. eLearning Interviews featured
Mobile Learning Roundup: 10 Top Posts From Our Blog
MAY 24, 2010
Mobile technology, by far, has been the most rapidly adopted technology in history. At Upside Learning, we understand this well and have constantly strived to address multifarious platforms in this technology space. Over the past couple of months, we have discussed how mobile technology will permeate into our lives, radically changing the way we live and learn.
This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad
JULY 6, 2010
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.
6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design
MARCH 4, 2015
have two iPads, two iPhones, a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10″, a Nexus 7, a Moto X, an old Motorola Xoom, three Kindles, a touch-enabled Windows 8 laptop, two Apple MacBook Pro laptops, an iMac and a Windows 8 PC. According to Cisco, by the end of 2014, the number of mobile-connected devices exceeded the number of people on earth, and by 2017, there will be nearly 1.4 One Learning.
eLearning is dead! Multi-screen learning is the next big thing.
JULY 19, 2015
As illustrated in the image above, this mantra is one of the key drivers behind some of the most powerful companies in the world, namely Apple, Google, and Microsoft. believe it’s critical for us to embrace this way of thinking when Designing mobile learning for multiple screens. To say that Mobile has been a game-changer in our lives is an understatement.
eLearning On Tablets: What, Why & How?
JUNE 26, 2013
Last week, at the Learning Technologies Summer Forum in London, I spoke on “eLearning on Tablets: What, Why & How?” think tablets are quite unique in combining the portability of mobile [.] Related Posts: Designing eLearning For iPads (LT 2013 – Slide Deck) How To mEnable Your eLearning eLearning on iPads – 10 Bright Ideas Mobile Learning: The Future of Workplace Learning (CLO… iOS 7 Prepares The Ground For Apple’s Hybrid Tablets. Mobile Learning eLearning On Tablets Tablet Learning
New online book on mobile learning -available for free download
JUNE 12, 2009
New online book on mobile learning -available for free download by Jan Herrington, Anthony Herrington, Jessica Mantei, Ian Olney and Brian Ferry (editors), New technologies, new pedagogies: Mobile learning in higher education, Faculty of Education, University of Wollongong, 2009, 138p. Tags: mobile mobile learning books
Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– How it Can Benefit Mobile Learning
FEBRUARY 18, 2010
On Feb 15, 2010, at Mobile World Congress 2010, Adobe announced Adobe AIR for mobile devices, a consistent runtime for standalone applications which is an outcome of Adobe initiated Open-Screen project. Mobile device platforms are diversified – from screen sizes to the operating-systems driving the devices. General Considerations for Mobile Learning (mLearning).
Mobile Learning Survey Results Summary
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JULY 30, 2010
A few weeks ago I created a survey about Mobile Learning. 79% of respondents are interested in learning more about Mobile Learning. 50% currently neither create nor consume Mobile Learning. 86% think Mobile Learning can enhance the learning experience. 29% have used a mobile device as part of a blended learning experience. The respondents thought that Polls and Listening to Podcasts were the best way to use Mobile Learning right now. 57% of respondents use Facebook Mobile.
#mLearn2010 Augmented Reality and Mobile Learning - some lessons learned by Gunnar Liestol
OCTOBER 21, 2010
they used: GPS, sensors for movements, compass working with AOS (Apple), but they also want to go with android platform. The mobility and the movement of the perspective also give extra value. As such the AR environment will work as a memory chamber of stuff you want to learn about. this is augmented learning with a vengeance!). Please if you can, look this research up!
Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013
AUGUST 14, 2013
Learning is dynamically evolving, thanks to the incredible achievements in highly powerful and intelligent tools and technologies that are rapidly emerging. These developments have expanded the possibilities of taking e-learning to great heights more than ever. These disruptive technologies are re-shaping the learning and education landscape. RESPONSIVE E-LEARNING DESIGN.