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.
Not Just Mobile Learning, Mobile Everything
MAY 8, 2012
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.
My Top 10 Photo Editing Mobile Apps for 2014
Learn and Lead
JANUARY 26, 2015
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.
Mobile gives the edge
Learning with e's
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
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
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.
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
The good news is you can record your own 360° videos using special cameras that are reasonably priced IMHO. Note: This link is not supported in the mobile web version of Google Maps. All you need to record your own photo sphere is the Cardboard Camera app. The device. The ROI for Google Cardboard is through the roof. For about $20, you gain access to a world of wonder.
Extending Mobile Models
OCTOBER 21, 2014
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?
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.
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. Image Credit – Freepik.com.
How to Record a Mobile Device Using a Camera – TechSmith Tips
JUNE 18, 2015
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.
The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses
MAY 19, 2015
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.
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.
Mobile Video Recording – TechSmith Tips
JULY 30, 2015
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+.
4 things you didn’t know about Mobile Learning
AUGUST 14, 2014
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
FEBRUARY 25, 2013
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?
OCTOBER 19, 2012
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?
10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]
JANUARY 12, 2015
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.
Native Apps vs. Mobile Web: Pros and Cons [infographic]
JUNE 8, 2012
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
Why Mobile Learning Can Grab Millenials’ Attention
MAY 26, 2015
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.
#Mobile instructional #design is getting a push, join in!
JANUARY 31, 2013
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.
8 UX Questions to Answer Before You Take Sales Enablement Mobile
APRIL 6, 2016
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.
How to choose a #mobile device for #mLearning purposes
JULY 12, 2012
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?
Blending social and mobile
AUGUST 16, 2011
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.
Popular ID Principles For Mobile Learning: 5 Trends That Spell Success
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
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
Call for papers: mobile and online learning #CfP
JANUARY 21, 2016
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).
Why Mobile Learning is Here to Stay
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
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]
JULY 25, 2012
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.”
Mobile Learning Considerations – Native Apps or Web Apps
JULY 13, 2010
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.
APRIL 6, 2016
The good news is you can record your own 360° videos using special cameras that are reasonably priced IMHO. Note: This link is not supported in the mobile web version of Google Maps. All you need to record your own photo sphere is the Cardboard Camera app. THE DEVICE. The ROI for Google Cardboard is through the roof. For about $20, you gain access to a world of wonder. Hurrah!
The Future of Mobile?
DECEMBER 7, 2012
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.
Mobile Learning in India
JULY 25, 2009
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.
What to take into account when chosing a mobile device for learning?
JUNE 27, 2010
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?
Tom Crawford: Design for Mobile The Ups and Downs of the Small Screen #devlearn @vizchef
NOVEMBER 6, 2011
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.
Design Corner: A Few of My Favorite Things: 21 Must-Have Tools for the Mobile Designer
AUGUST 8, 2014
For the last three years, Ive worked exclusively in the realm of mobile app design, so most of my research focus has centered around the mobile space. Throughout these three years of mobile-focused work, Ive had the intense pleasure of helping to build Coachs Eye , TechSmiths ground breaking sports video analysis app. Mobile-patterns.com. Lovely UI. Dribbble.
You can't ban the blog
Learning with e's
JUNE 15, 2012
They are armed with cameras and mobile phones and they know exactly how to use them. education camera Neverseconds primary school learning Marth Payne blogging free speech school dinnerOne Scottish local authority has tonight been left with egg all over its face. The blog has already amassed over 3 million hits. Go Martha! Unported License.
Are QR codes redundant?
Learning with e's
NOVEMBER 23, 2012
They are essentially two dimensional bar codes that you can scan using your mobile device. The beauty (if you can call it that) of the QR tag is that it will quickly take your mobile device browser to a web site with no other effort than a button click. Blippar mobile devices education camera QR tags augmented reality learning QR codesShe has a point. Unported License.
Future of #mLearning inspiring ideas @dave_parsons
FEBRUARY 21, 2014
Imagine a future world where mobile learning is intuitive. His paper swooped me from one train of thought to another, adding new insights, challenging old ideas and reshuffling current mobile learning ''facts''. He starts off with a student showing his off the shelf hardware robot to his peers, while controlling the robot with his own adapted mobile device. from mLearning.
Cultural hegemony and disruption
Learning with e's
APRIL 28, 2012
Wikipedia is popular because it can be accessed from anywhere using a web enabled mobile phone. Yet on this occasion, the cop - one Lieutenant John Pike (pictured) - was captured forever in an act of brutality by cameras owned by ordinary people, and subsequently suffered the consequence of becoming an infamous and universally parodied figure on the internet. Not anymore. It will not.
Dev Corner - Building a Mobile App with Adobe Air, Project GoGoCast
SEPTEMBER 7, 2011
They used some research time to explore the possibilities of using Adobe AIR to build mobile apps. We developed our mobile app using Adobe Air 2.7, The mobile app uses the public screencast.com rest API's to authenticate and upload media with Screencast.com. Mobile Provision file. Plus: You can build your Adobe Air mobile application on Windows or OSX. and 3.x.
Reflection: My Mobile-Phone Journey
Dont Waste Your Time
JULY 12, 2012
By the end of 1996 I had a decent (and stable) enough salary to afford a monthly contract and got my first mobile phone. At this time phones did not have the Internet, did not have anything more advanced than a version of snake or tetris, and there were no camera phones either. My next phone was a real dud, a pup, a very dark time for mobile phones. But that was to change.
My Top 10 Mobile Apps for 2014
Learn and Lead
JANUARY 17, 2015
could get much of my work done on my mobile, many a times not requiring me to switch on my laptop. My Top 10 Mobile Apps that I used and liked most in 2014 are: CamCard Business Card Reader : I collect a lot of business cards as part of my job. Apps Google iPhone Lists Mobile Mobile apps Top 10 Windows Phone This is an interactive and social navigation app.
The New Moto X gives us a Glimpse into the future of Mobile and Predictive Computing
AUGUST 9, 2013
Twist your wrist twice, it becomes your camera, and gets the shots you’d otherwise miss. Twist your wrist twice, it becomes your camera, and gets the shots you’d otherwise miss. In fact, things on mobile are beginning to get complicated as they did in the PC era, and since Mobile is about simplicity, this cannot be a good thing. Ready when you are. Thoughts?
Mobile Learning should be more than converting Desktop eLearning to HTML5
FEBRUARY 14, 2012
First, I’d like to say that I applaud the idea around this contest because it adds some much-needed engagement to the Captivate community, however I wonder if Adobe may be sending the wrong message to users who are interested in mobile, regarding what mobile learning (mLearning) is. In other words, while I think HTML5 will play a big role in how we develop and deploy learning and how our learners will consume those learning experiences on mobile, I think mLearning should be a lot more than just ‘converting’ desktop eLearning to HTML5. The entry with the most votes wins.
Video, Mobile: E-Learning consumers respond
FEBRUARY 3, 2014
Respondents were asked questions tied to mobile, video and yep, even MOOCs. Upload video from a mobile device or HD camera into a LMS. Analysis: With the success of shooting video from a mobile device and uploading it to such sites as Vine or Instagram Video, this shouldn’t come as a surprise. Mobile. How often do you use your mobile device to access your LMS? Irony – Not many vendors have “responsive” with their mobile view – responsive means the layout will change to fit the screen of your mobile device. .
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. Prediction #2. Bullseye!