Mobile Learning Versus ELearning
JANUARY 21, 2016
There was once a time when the term “elearning” encompassed what we know today as mobile learning. When mobile learning (also referred to as mlearning) first came about it wasn’t exactly clear the difference between the two. When most people think of mobile learning today they think of the devices that people use to access course content.
10 Mobile Learning Terms that Every Instructional Designer Should Know
APRIL 27, 2016
Are you looking for a quick reference guide that can help you brush up on your mobile learning vocabulary before your next Learning and Design meeting? In this article, I'll highlight 10 mobile learning terms that you may want to commit to memory by the time you walk into the conference room. Mobile Learning Christopher Pappas
Here Is Why Mobile Learning Matters
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
Mobile learning shouldn’t be ignored. One major reason being that people are nearly always connected to their mobile devices. Given this shift to mobile technology it becomes critically important for instructional designers to know how to develop their course content so that it is effective on these kind of devices. mlearning mobile learning
Mobile Learning : Ringtone Getting Louder
FEBRUARY 8, 2016
Mobile devices are riding a new wave. With consumer adoption growing exponentially, learning managers are looking at newer ways to capture the favoritism that mobile devices enjoy to convert them into a medium of just-in-time learning.
4 Smart Ways to Create mLearning
This high-energy session looks at four smart approaches for creating effective mobile learning. We drill down on important aspects of successful mobile learning authoring, including responsive design, device orientation, use of video, and delivering and tracking mobile learning.
12 Mobile Learning Trends On The Rise
APRIL 21, 2015
In the elearning industry there is sometimes confusion as to the difference between elearning and “mobile learning” In many respects elearning is mobile – so why make a distinction? The mobile learning boom started to come about when people began to rely upon mobile technology on a more regular basis. mlearning mobile learning
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.
The Power & Potential of Mobile Learning
JUNE 1, 2016
Chances are that by now you have at least heard of mobile learning, though you may still be confused as to what that actually means. With over 50% of the United States accessing the internet via a mobile device in 2015, it is imperative that the learning technology plays “nice” with mobile formats. mlearning mobile learning
A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links
MAY 28, 2012
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 ESL.
Do You Have a Mobile Learning Strategy?
JUNE 15, 2016
Many organizations have an elearning strategy, but do they have one for mobile learning? The rise of mobile technology has made elearning professionals re-think how we view elearning. There are now tools and techniques specific to the mobile learning market. The first thing to determine is how much emphasis mobile will have on the learning program.
5 Mobile Learning Must-Haves for 2016
JANUARY 14, 2016
Mobile learning has come a long way over the last several years. Some organizations have truly embraced mobile as a training delivery method, learning as they go how to create an impactful mobile strategy. Other organizations are still on the sidelines trying to decide if mobile learning makes sense for their workforce. Make it Mobile-First.
5 Must-Read Mobile Learning Articles
JUNE 11, 2015
While the term “elearning” generally encompasses all electronic learning channels, in recent years people have made it a point to make a distinction of mobile learning (sometimes called mlearning). This sub-sector of elearning is constantly growing given the way people rely upon mobile devices in their everyday lives. Mobile Learning Articles You Should Read.
How the right tech tools for your team can power your sales enablement strategy
Scalability. 2 The Sales Enablement function 3 Learning modalities 4 Why LMS? for have largely kept their training strategies the same, with the majority of trai- ning resources earmarked for boring formal learning and event-based training. To contact Docebo, please visit: www.docebo.com Technology is increasingly supporting the multi-modality approach to learning, well. sweep.
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
The Future Of Mobile Learning
OCTOBER 4, 2012
Last week Amit and I made a small presentation to the Mobile Learning MOOC (MobiMOOC) about the possibilities in the future of mobile learning. We’d like to share what we presented because it encapsulates technologies that will impact/affect the future of mobile learning and learning in general, readers of this blog will probably find it of special interest.
Mobile Learning’s Upward Trend
JULY 21, 2015
Mobile learning is on the rise as well. While it can be easy to attribute the growth of mobile learning to one or two things, the reality is that a combination of factors are driving the upward trend. Cultural norms around mobile technology, learning remotely, and accessibility expectations all influence the industry. mlearning mobile learning
Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips
JULY 26, 2011
Find a problem with learning or performance first , think about learning next, and mobile learning last. Look for a learning/performance problem and analyze carefully if mobile learning is a possible solution and not the other way round. Also factor in their use of and comfort with mobile devices. Mobile demands quick, simple and easy-to-use.
New Mobile Learning Research
JUNE 5, 2012
ASTD last week released its new research report, titled ‘ Mobile Learning – Delivering Learning in a Connected World ‘, which we are very pleased to have sponsored. Mobile learning enhances the learning function through performance support. Mobile Learning
Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact
corporate Learning & Development inside out. employee learning challenge is ensuring that what is taught is actually understood and. In the next 12 to 24 months, many businesses plan to increase their spending on learning. corporate Learning & Development. Microlearning is a technique of delivering learning content in short, bite-sized bursts (from. learning path.
Mobile Learning: More than just Mobile + Learning
FEBRUARY 24, 2012
Mobile learning seems to be creating a lot of excitement in the learning community these days. For example, according to a report published by Ambient Insight Research, the US market for mobile learning products and services reached $958.7 Growing number of mobile learning tools and platforms. The sharp increase of new learning content and apps.
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. Consider for a moment that in the United States alone there is roughly $125 billion spent each year on employee learning and training programs. Embrace Mobile Learning.
Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning
JULY 5, 2012
When it comes to mobile learning myths and misconceptions abound. These myths are holding back widespread adoption of mobile learning in the workplace. This is the most common misconception about mlearning which leads you to evaluate how to implement elearning on mobile devices. It’s just learning on the move. It is quite literally mobile everything.
Mobile Learning – The Third Dimension
MARCH 19, 2013
An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage. We believe mobile learning will play an extremely important role in enabling organizations to support their people manage and retain their competitive edge – check out our earlier webinar “ No escaping 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. You can download the 258 page book here.
What You Need to Know About Mobile Learning with Moodle
APRIL 9, 2015
The UN recently reported that the number of people who own mobile phones outnumber the people who have access to flush toilets. We are highly dependent on our mobile devices - we rely on them to do everything, from communicate, browse the internet, play games, take pictures, etc. Mobile learning, then, has been a long time coming. mobile learning
The Single Biggest Myth about Mobile Learning [#mLearning]
MARCH 10, 2015
There are many great blog posts out there about Mobile Learning Myths and not a single one mentions what I think is the biggest misconception about Mobile Learning. The majority of the myths mentioned out there include things like: You cannot condense real learning into the smaller screens. Mobile Devices are too distracting for providing effective learning.
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.
Free Mobile Learning Course – MobiMOOC2012
AUGUST 28, 2012
For MobiMOOC 2012 she’s lined up a very impressive faculty to conduct weekly sessions on mobile learning and related topics. feel absolutely honored to be included amongst them and I look forward to interacting and learning from the participants of these sessions. Learn More. Mobile Learning Curriculum Framework. Mobile activism & education.
Tapping into Mobile Learning
Dont Waste Your Time
NOVEMBER 25, 2013
Another infographic, this time looking into how we can tap into mobile learning. Some figures from the infographic for you: Only 17% of surveyed schools state that children are required to use mobile or portable devices in the classroom, and only 16% allow BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). 2/3 also agree that the very same mobile devices can distract children from learning.
Top 21 Tips For Mobile Learning
SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
Mobile Learning Mobile Learning Tips The eLearningGuild The eLearningGuild recently released a great resource “158 Tips on mLearning: From Planning to Implementation” Very interestingly, in the introduction Chris Benz says – the big question last year was “Should we do mLearning?” ” The question this year is “How should we do mLearning?” ” It’s a fantastic change – one that we’ve been looking forward […].
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.
9 Surprising Mobile Learning Facts
NOVEMBER 24, 2013
This post is along the same lines, except in relation to mobile learning (often referred to as “mlearning”). Mobile learning is hot right now, and it will only continue to gain in popularity – as evident by its growth in various sectors, such as in K-12 education. We certainly live in exciting time for digital learning! mlearning mobile learnin
Free papers on mobile learning from #IMLF2016 conference #mlearning
MAY 25, 2016
This is a really wonderful set of papers that encompass the latest mobile learning realities and implementations. To give you an idea, I am adding the abstract of her paper here: Mobile devices transcend the educational affordances provided by conventional tethered electronic and traditional learning.
5 Mobile Learning Trends: How M-LearningIs Changing the Workplace
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
Mobile Learning Technology has opened up a whole gamut of options to extend the learning blend. No longer do employees have to rely solely on the usual means of training – be it ILT or e-learning. Suddenly, there is a growing urgency both among adopters and non-adopters to board the mobile learning train before it’s too late. Informal social learning.
Mobile Learning in Education [STUDY]
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
Many companies today are getting into mobile learning, but so are grade schools. It is only natural since students are often engaging with mobile devices outside of the classroom anyhow. Grunwald Associates LLC recently conducted a survey on mobile learning in the K-12 space. In this survey of 2,392 parents, they gathered metrics regarding current mobile use, expectations, and impact on students. ” Mobile Devices at Home. The mobile devices are making their way from the home and into the school. Makes learning fun. Creativity.
Mobile Learning – Is it melting away?
MARCH 19, 2016
What you may ask does this have to do with mobile learning? Well, for one thing, some of the lyrics can easily be incorporated to reflect m-learning. . There’s nothing you and I won’t do” When mobile learning took off in 2011 it was due to tablets. We all saw the difference and m-learning was getting better, each year. . Trapped in the state of imaginary grace… ” The dream was there, and despite the naysayers who didn’t realize that on the go learning was not imaginary, but real. . Learning 24/7.
Tools For Mobile Learning Development
MARCH 21, 2010
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.
Mobile Learning – A Quick Start Guide: Get The Free eBook
APRIL 25, 2012
We have been saying it over and over again – mobile learning is here to stay! As fascinating as mobile learning is, it is extremely dynamic; and evolves at a blinding pace. We’ve shared some of our thinking on mobile learning through blogs posts in the recent past and thought it worthwhile to collect the information into a single booklet for you.
Designing Mobile Learning Content: Getting Started
JUNE 8, 2015
After getting enough inspiration from the current trends and stats about mobile learning , the obvious next question that must be bothering you is – where and how to start? Just like with any new project, a mobile learning implementation program needs a thorough assessment of the current training situation and the tools being used to deliver training.
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.
21 Inspiring Quotes & Thoughts On Mobile Learning
AUGUST 20, 2013
Mobile is the future of workplace learning. There are many a thinkers in the domain that I follow, learn, and get inspired from. Below is a presentation with a compilation of 21 most inspiring quotes and thoughts that apply to mobile learning, by some […]. Mobile Learning Inspiring Quotes It is not just a statement, but something I believe in.
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.
Is Mobile Learning in our DNA? [INFOGRAPHIC]
OCTOBER 31, 2013
Mobile learning is an exciting concept across many industries, however for future generations it will be the expectation. Which begs the question: is mobile learning now in our DNA ? We are already seeing mobile learning used in grade school. For more interesting facts related to mobile learning, take a look at the infographic below.
Why Mobile Learning Is The Future Of Workplace Learning (Infographic)
MARCH 5, 2013
Why Mobile Learning Is The Future Of Workplace Learning. Infographic by Upside Learning. Not too long back I had posted the slide deck of my presentation at the 2012 CLO India Summit. Our Marketing folks got a little creative and converted this humble ppt into an infographic, a rather beautiful one. Also, do share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Free eBook on #mobile learning in context
APRIL 21, 2015
The wonderful freely available eBook "Mobile in context" combines contemporary mobile learning insights from experts around the world, engaged in formal, informal, academic and corporate mobile learning. books ebook eLearning eLearning guild mlearncon mLearning mobile mobile learning How I wished I could be there! But writing on my thesis.
Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis
APRIL 11, 2011
For over two years now, we have not only just been hearing about mobile learning but also actively understanding and working on it. From trying to explain five myths of mobile learning to assisting customer new to mobile learning, getting started with mobile learning has been an exciting journey through which we have seen mobile learning seeing increasing adoption.