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Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

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.

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Not Just Mobile Learning, Mobile Everything

Upside Learning

When our clients consider mobile learning, we often find them stuck in trying to deliver learning (training) on mobile devices. The key to exploiting the potential of mobile learning is to think of mobile beyond their learning content delivery capability. To appreciate the true potential of mobile devices we need to consider what Tomi Ahonen has to say.

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Mobile gives the edge

Learning with e's

Smart mobile phones continue to disrupt our society. For everyone of us who own them, mobile phones are changing our lives, influencing our decisions about how we interact with each other, how we access and consume information, how we work, entertain ourselves and purchase our goods. Just why is such a small object such as the smart mobile phone so disruptive? Curtis, M.

The Future Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

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.

Using Mobile in Blended Learning

Growth Engineering

Since mobile learning came along, many of the barriers to a successful blended learning solution have disappeared. The mobile devices of today are more powerful than they’ve ever been and they’re loaded with all kinds of gadgetry that can bring both learning methods together. Let’s take a look at a few ways that mobile can boost a blended learning initiative. Preparation.

My Top 10 Photo Editing Mobile Apps for 2014

Learn and Lead

started with a point and shoot camera before moving to a DSLR. The most interesting advice I read about photography was that the best camera is the one you have when you need it. Now I use the mobile phone more than any other camera. bought my phone based on the camera it has. The camera was one of the most critical criteria in my selecting the phone.

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The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

The flexibility of accessing an entire course from a small and lightweight wireless device makes mobile learning the current education frontier. In many current training scenarios, mobile eLearning typically supplements a traditional online or partially online course, or it may completely replace these standard learning delivery options. cameras, sensors, GPS). Lewandowski.

Mobile Video Recording – TechSmith Tips

Visual Lounge

With the recent rise in mobile sharing with video, we thought it would be a good idea to share some tips and advice for mobile video recording. A few of the things that we wanted to focus on are: Audio. Built in microphones on mobile devices are very limited. For the most part, cameras on mobile devices work better with as much light as possible. Camera+.

How to choose between web and native apps for mobile learning?

Origin Learning

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.

How to Record a Mobile Device Using a Camera – TechSmith Tips

Visual Lounge

This week’s TechSmith Tip focuses on using a camera to record a mobile device. “Why would you use a camera to record a mobile device at a screen recording company!?” It can be jarring for viewers to cut from a “real world” camera video with actors right into a screen video. “Blasphemy!” Enjoy! Watch it on YouTube.

Native Apps vs. Mobile Web: Pros and Cons [infographic]

mLearning Revolution

One of the questions I hear often with regards to mobile learning (mLearning) is whether companies should consider building mobile apps or developing mLearning that can be consumed by learners via browsers on mobile devices. Having said that, I personally think that going the mobile web route is a better way to go for mLearning. eLearning Mobile Learning featured

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4 things you didn’t know about Mobile Learning

Origin Learning

Mobile learning is hot and new! And then there are many related  things that you probably don’t know about mobile learning and content development so far. Probably you’re not aware of it yet, but apps for mobiles are customizable as well. To put it simply, there are two kinds of mobile apps- native apps and HTML5 apps. When are you planning to go mobile?

Take A Leap Of Faith With Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Mobile Learning has been on the horizon for a long time but has met with scepticism and technical constraints in its early days. Now, even though bandwidths have improved and devices have become more capable, mobile learning is still struggling to take off. So what ails mobile learning? Understanding Mobile. The term ‘mobile learning’ is its own biggest enemy.

Want to go mobile for learning and support?

Allison Rossett

invited him to write this when I recognized my lack of clarity about the options for mobile development and delivery. We want to use mobile devices, but which mobile? There is great excitement about the potential of mobile devices for learning and support. What decisions must be made to establish an appropriate mobile strategy? Mobile Website. Want to go?

Why Mobile Learning Can Grab Millenials’ Attention


But at its core, mLearning is mobile. Simply porting existing eLearning to mobile platforms may not do the trick. Take advantage of the new features in today’s mobile devices: HD displays, GPS integration, state-of-the-art cameras and video recording capabilities, near ubiquitous access to WiFi hotspots, Bluetooth styluses, to name a few. minutes on mobile.

Extending Mobile Models

Clark Quinn

In preparation for a presentation, I was reviewing my mobile models. To be clear here, capture is where you use the text insertion, microphone, or camera to catch unique contextual data (or user input).  It could also be other such data, such as a location, time, barometric pressure, temperature, or more. mobile Does the greater detail provide greater benefit?

Audio Best Practices

Visual Lounge

If you are recording with mobile devices or lower end cameras, they will most likely have very poor built-in mics that are designed to pick up a wide pattern of sound. Unless you have a higher end camera that has a built-in shotgun mic, you are going to want consider recording audio separately from your video. Nothing turns off viewers faster than a video with bad audio.

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10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]

mLearning Revolution

When comparing the two big players in the rapid eLearning market, Articulate and Adobe, they approach mobile learning design very differently. They have a good app called Articulate Mobile Player, which initially was only available for the iPad and now is also available for Android Tablets. Mobile Gestures. eLearning Mobile Learning featured Responsive Projects.

8 UX Questions to Answer Before You Take Sales Enablement Mobile

Bottom-Line Performance

After years of hype, mobile is finally  the big workplace knowledge support tool we’ve all been talking about. To design mobile learning experiences that meet their intended objectives, we need to do a whole lot of things: Spend time observing how people use devices in their work settings. their camera, email, calendar, or CRM system). Meet Learners Where They Are.

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#Mobile instructional #design is getting a push, join in!

Ignatia Webs

For those interested in adding to the creation of a mobile instructional design model. As a growing number of mobile innovations become available in the learning space, education and training technology thought leaders are now interested in how to effectively design for a variety of mobile learning scenarios. this is your chance! guess that is all of us.

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Blending social and mobile

Bottom-Line Performance

This is part 2: Blending social and mobile. Its roots are NOT in mobile learning as social became a hit with the advent of social networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook – which emerged before mobile phones gave access to these sites. Mobile devices make it easier to be social in new ways. Mobile + social lets organizations leverage what people instinctively do.

How to choose a #mobile device for #mLearning purposes

Ignatia Webs

Choosing the best (smart)phone or tablet 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, tablet or mobile device?

Designing Mobile Learning Content: Getting Started

Origin Learning

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. Image Credit –

Call for papers: mobile and online learning #CfP

Ignatia Webs

12th International Conference Mobile Learning 2016 , will take place 9 - 11 April 2016 in Algarve, Portugal ( [link] org/ ) * Keynote Speaker (confirmed): Prof. how the mobility of learners augmented by personal and public technology can contribute to the process of gaining new knowledge, skills and experience" (Sharples et al. Dr. Prof. In particular, with the study of ".how 2007).

Mobile Learning Considerations – Native Apps or Web Apps

Upside Learning

I stumbled upon this presentation , shared by Chad Udel , comparing four main mobile OSes. Lets you access the device’s features like camera, accelerometer or the data like address book. Tags: Mobile Learning Frameworks mLearning mLearning Technology Chad used this for his presentation at mLearnCon 2010. Take a look -. So Native Apps vs Web Apps? Native Apps.

Popular ID Principles For Mobile Learning: 5 Trends That Spell Success


With the advancement of mobile technology and hardware in the last decade, mobility of learning has also become increasingly popular. The popularity of mobile learning is growing rapidly, especially amongst young learners, pointing out to us quite directly: the way, future generation would prefer to learn. Mobile-learning content should have equitable use. Learning

Why Mobile Learning is Here to Stay


Learning is going mobile. But, if you haven’t taken your training program mobile yet, it could be daunting to gear up for mobile learning. Or, if you have taken your training mobile in the past, new technology and advances in mobile learning design may require you to rethink your mobile learning—or mLearning—strategy. So, Why is Mobility Important?

10 mLearning Lessons I Learned from reading Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski [Book Review]

mLearning Revolution

I love Mobile and everything that it represents. enjoy the simplicity of mobile. suppose you can say that I think “ mobile-first ” and everything else, including desktop-second. This is why I’m a big fan of Luke Wroblewski’s book entitled Mobile First. Mobile is the future and we must to be part of it. Time is precious on mobile.”

The Future of Mobile?

Clark Quinn

In the webinar I did the day before yesterday, one of the questions I was asked was what I thought the future of mobile would be.  My first response was that mobile wasn’t going away, and that we’d see more converged devices.  I also opined that five years ago I couldn’t have predicted where we are now, and consequently it might be hard to think that far forward. And I think they’ll be in a variety of form factors, some choosing pocketable, some choosing to tradeoff mobility for screen real estate. mobileThe interfaces may well simplify.

Tom Crawford: Design for Mobile The Ups and Downs of the Small Screen #devlearn @vizchef

Learning Visions

The mobile market: Smart phones are growing; but not-smart-phones are still significant part of the market. So you could still do SMS and text and do good stuff with mobile learning. PC/laptop use is down 20%; mobile is 30% up. right now only 7% of them are mobile, but 35% of searches are done on mobile. mobile devlearnForgive the typos and omissions.

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?

Mobile LMS: The Facts

Talented Learning

The 2015 Mobile LMS. Today, let’s discuss what we learned about the 2015 mobile LMS capabilities and buyer preferences. Somewhat of a surprise on the high side, 90.8% of LMS vendors say that mobile delivery is a “critical” requirement for their LMS buyers. How to accomplish mobile delivery has been the big question we wanted to answer though.  Mobile LMS Apps.

What is mLearning?

Growth Engineering

Before we could even congratulate ourselves for such impressive advances, along came mobile devices and super-fast network data! In much the same way, ‘mLearning’ is the more attractive term for ‘mobile learning’. As you might have guessed, mLearning describes learning content that’s delivered on a mobile device. This fact is pretty evident when you look at the L&D world.

Mobile Learning in India

Upside Learning

They don’t realize it, but today’s mobile phones have the computing power of a personal computer from the mid-nineties, while consuming a fraction of the energy and are made at significantly lower cost. In India, the mobile phone has revolutionized communication and India is now one of the fastest growing markets for mobile phone services, with growing usage and increasing penetration.