2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions
DECEMBER 23, 2015
This year, we are placing our annual (and very popular) learning technology predictions on the the hype cycle. Our 2016 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. Online learning lags behind other industries in adopting new technologies. Investment in Internet-enabled learning devices come along years later. Here’s the short version.
Designing Mobile Learning Solutions
JULY 14, 2016
With so much of our lives lived “on the go”, mobile learning has acquired a new paradigm. If designed correctly, mLearning can save time while providing just-in-time learning opportunities. However, to be successful, mobile learning solutions should not simply aspire to become classroom lectures on a tablet or smartphone. Best Practices.
eLearning Predictions 2015
JANUARY 14, 2015
The arrival of a new year means we have new eLearning predictions to reveal! In Additionally, we foresee that investment in micro-learning and MOOCs will increase the demand for meaningful micro-credentials and continue to reshape the economics of professional development. What all that said, here are our eLearning predictions for 2015. Incentives to use the LMS change.
The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning
Your Training Edge
APRIL 12, 2016
My previous articles, you must have gone through surely depicted the emergence and penetration of mobile learning in learning and development industry, as one of the means of achieving an advanced leaning experience. Like me, if you have also been engaged in this industry, you would always have immense understanding and recognition for the direction where the learning is led.
Top 5 eLearning Trends Happening Now
MARCH 17, 2016
In fact, Deloitte predicts that gamification “will grow to more than a $2.8 Going Mobile. All LMS providers will be expected to provide a mobile responsive platform this year. A mobile responsive LMS is one that adapts to various screens, like an iPad or an android phone. Social Learning. What excites you?” Are they on your must-have list? Gamification.
Mobile Learning Has A Promising Future In India
MAY 18, 2011
It is a well-known fact that Mobile learning hasn’t yet picked up steam within India. The primary reason for this being the low rates of mobile internet penetration in our country. came across a report on the McKinsey Quarterly website titled – Can India lead the mobile-Internet revolution ? Total digital-content consumption will double, to as much as $9.5
Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014
JANUARY 18, 2014
2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies. We started the year with our own forecasts through ‘ Top 11 Disruptive e-Learning Technologies ’, many of which, when we look back, turned out to be accurate. LMSs, LCMSs, and Learning Management Platforms. Learning Analytics. Mobile Learning.
Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
This month's LCBQ is What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? Learning apps. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. The Future is Mobile 3. Learning Analytics 6. It may or may not involve learning.
Mapping mobile learning
Learning with e's
OCTOBER 10, 2013
Mobile technology is a game changer. have previously written on this blog about how mobile technology can give the edge and also about some of the social implications of learning on the move. We see this happening on a global scale through increasing mobile phone subscriptions. We know that untethered learning and working offer up a whole new world of freedom.
eLearning Predictions for 2011 and Beyond
DECEMBER 23, 2010
This summer I attended the 2010 Distance Teaching and Learning Conference in Madison, Wisconsin. Some very interesting topics came up in the facilitated Think Tanks, and I wanted to share some of the predictions that were developed from these active group discussions regarding where eLearning will go in the next ten years.
5 Key Mobile Learning Takeaways from Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends Report [Slides]
JUNE 5, 2013
If you are a Learning Professional, who needs to convince stakeholders about the importance of mobile learning, one way is to bombard them with mobile statistics, and there’s no better source than the annual Internet Trends Report presented by Mary Meeker. Here are my top 5 key takeaways for m-Learning from this year’s Internet Trends Report: 1.
Debunking Misconceptions about Mobile Learning
APRIL 26, 2016
More than half of the world’s population now has a mobile subscription. The Mobile Economy report by GSMA intelligence indicates that an additional one billion subscribers are predicted by 2020, taking the global penetration rate to approximately 60%. While it is true, that a mobile phone can be used for mobile learning, it is not the only device that can be utilized.
20 Incredible Mobile Learning Quotes
APRIL 4, 2014
THE QUOTE: “Mobile phones are misnamed. THE JOURNEY: We love mobile learning, and are excited about its potential, not just for learning, but also for performance support! We also love sharing, and have been trying to reflect on some of the great learnings that we had been having throughout this wonderful journey through our blog posts with the learning community.
mLearning marches ahead: new trends in mobile learning
Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning
FEBRUARY 28, 2011
Robert Gadd has written an insightful post on emerging trends in enterprise mobile learning for 2011. His predictions are backed by his long experience with mobile learning. In his prediction concerning authoring tools he points out the possibility of authoring tools providing 'publish to HTML5' option. They ring true, given the telltale signs of some of the changes he discusses. Gadd follows this up with another post titled New mlearning Authoring Offerings - Wave #1 where he discusses two leading tools that have already provided HTML5 capability
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.
‘Mobile learning, just for the sake of it, is definitely not a good idea!’ – Some insights on Mobile Learning
AUGUST 5, 2011
In these times of ‘just-in-time’ learning, mobile learning is fast gaining popularity as a medium for learning across all learner groups. To dwell deeper into this growing area of interest for all learning enthusiasts, we bring an excerpt from an interview with Kapil Gupta – an e-learning professional with more than a decade’s experience in the field.
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.
Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012
DECEMBER 30, 2011
Here on the last day of the year, I offer my predications for the big and shaping trends we’ll see in the enterprise mobile learning space for 2012. As in the past, this year’s list includes predictions across a gamut of new technologies, consumer/buyer trends plus a few anticipated seismic shifts in the world of business that should collectively reshape the landscape for the adoption and accelerated growth of mobile learning for businesses. So, in no certain order, here are my predictions… 1. Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream. Summary.
Thoughts about 2006 and Predictions for 2007
DECEMBER 5, 2006
The Learning Circuits Blog Question for December has been posted. What are your predictions for 2007? First, it is the year that I finished my third and most favorite book Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning: Tools and Techniques for Transferring Know-How from Boomers to Gamers. Personally I have a lot to learn. These are not easy questions to answer.
Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review
DECEMBER 28, 2011
How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions? 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. Prediction #1 - mLearning Engagements Expand. Prediction #2. Prediction #3. Mobile Apps Become Essential to Enterprise mLearning. Prediction #4.
The Advent of Mobile Learning Technology
JANUARY 7, 2010
As a facilitator for social interaction and for mobile learning, these networks are unsurpassed in mankind’s history. veritable third of humanity now carries a mobile communication device with some amount of computing power and sophisticated input and output features – that’s 4 billion people! One of the areas we see with the largest potential is learning.
Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011
JANUARY 2, 2011
It is time once again to ponder the research, extrapolate on recent experience, and attempt to read the tea leaves so we can predict the future of enterprise mobile learning in 2011. After such an exciting and rewarding 2010, my predictions for the coming year seem broader and more varied given the fast changing dynamics of the marketplace and accelerated adoption of mobile learning by organizations of all sizes. 1. Mobile Apps Become Essential to Enterprise mLearning. mLearning Engagements Expand. Device Diversity is the “New Normal”.
7 Top Learning Trends for 2016
JANUARY 8, 2016
If there’s one thing that’s certain about the future of learning, it’s that it will continue to play a large role in organizational success. But the shape of learning is changing. Based on conversations with top learning analysts, leading organizations and industry experts, here’s what we believe are the most credible and crucial learning trends for organizations in 2016.
Mobile Learning Stats that Will Make You Rethink Your Training Strategy
JANUARY 14, 2014
There is no question that mobile devices are changing corporate learning forever. However, this doesn’t mean classroom-based training or formal eLearning courses are going away, it just means the mobile movement is demanding companies to rethink their training strategies and to create learning programs especially for mobile devices. The mobile opportunity.
Top 8 Competencies of a Mobile Learning Designer
FEBRUARY 9, 2014
It is exciting to be part of the learning revolution happening all around us, with new learning paradigms and technologies emerging almost on a daily basis. Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt to most of these changes. Mobile learning is one such major revolution that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’.
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. Keep mLearning content development tactical.
eLearning Trends That Will Fizzle, Sizzle, or Simmer in 2014
FEBRUARY 3, 2014
We all enjoy reading the summaries of the past year – and seeing predictions for the new one. Will social learning be replaced by “isolation learning” (okay, I made that up)? If they can’t track it then people didn’t learn… or so the feeling goes. Gamification/learning games: This trend is at full sizzle right now.
My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap
DECEMBER 31, 2012
As 2012 draws to a close, its time to evaluate how in focus my lens on the future of enterprise mobile learning proved to be this past year and how many of my year ago predictions hit their targets. Prediction #1 - Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream. and will simply state “we need to offer learning to our workers via their omnipresent mobiles!”
Getting Started in Mobile Learning
JANUARY 16, 2013
This opens up a whole new realm of possibilities for reaching learners with effective and relevant learning opportunities. Based on the numbers and predictions , mobile is going to be bigger that we can even imagine, and learning experience (LX) designers need to be ready. In any new endeavor, learning the ropes is key. Learn Your Authoring Tool.
The Future of Mobile Learning
JANUARY 2, 2013
Excitement about mobile is leading to hype, not readiness.The first step will be to make current and new content device-ready. The phrase “mobile learning” is popping up all across the learning field. There is excitement and innovation around the potential to put learning resources in the hands of the workforce no matter where or when. One would assume from this level of attention that workers are learning to do their jobs by accessing a smartphone or tablet. • Lagging levels of mobile readiness from many learning management systems.
12 eLearning Predictions for 2009
JANUARY 26, 2009
Last year I laid out in January my Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008. In my post, 2008 2009 - written in December 2008, I looked at how well I did in those predictions, and my results were pretty good, not perfect. So, let's try it again this year. #1 - "Self-Directed Learning" Increases Due to economic pressures, companies are going to reduce training budgets to a point where it doesn't make sense to create content on marginal topics. Strategy" Fails One of the better, cheap support mechanisms for self-directed learning are web 2.0 tools.
#iel11 Mobile Learning for the Acquisition Workforce
In the Middle of the Curve
JUNE 9, 2011
Presentation: Mobile Learning for the Acquisition Workforce Presenters: Rebecca Clark, Mark Oehlert, Roy Stiles (came in 1/2 way through) Not just mobile device - think about mobile people. When look at mobile - went back to web sites - setup for app development gave them a chance to really look at strategy and tactics for mobile learning You will have a hard time making your content perfect for all devices. Lessons learned - just get in the game / get started. How many want to access DAU content on mobile device?
Five Steps to Making Your Content Mobile Ready
Dawn of Learning
JUNE 26, 2014
It seems that almost every day we are inundated with more stats about how mobile is becoming an even more integral part of our lives. hours per day on mobile device 1. One of four online searches is currently conducted on a mobile device 2. 40–50% of job candidates want to apply for jobs from their mobile phones 4. Mobile employees require mobile learning.
5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads
MAY 3, 2012
Worldwide, Samsung probably sells more smartphones than anyone else , Looking into the future – this article predicts that iPads will retain more than 50% of the installed base of all tablets in 2016, but Android and Windows Metro will be the other two dominant platforms. You can view the output in any browser that displays HTML5 content, including iOS (iPhone and iPad) devices.
Classrooms in 2050
Dont Waste Your Time
JULY 3, 2014
It was less and less about classrooms or learning in 2050 and more about ‘what’s happening now you think will have an impact in 30+ years time’ Only two, Naomi Davidson and Michael Gibson, seemed to truly look beyond the here-and-now projected education 36 years forward. Related posts: 10 claims about Technology and Learning #edtech. This is what they think.
eLearning Predictions Further Thoughts
JANUARY 27, 2010
I recently posted my Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010 and did a presentation on the topic. pb&SP=MC&rID=58772167&rKey=9ac6286700094e6f Thought I’d do a quick post with some random follow-up thoughts: Skim Long Posts I asked at the start of the online session how many people had read my post that basically was very similar content. Social Learning Communities It was interesting that ASTD DC / Todd Slater has created a Ning community. That certainly goes along with what we’ve done with LearnTrends and what’s going on with social learning.
15 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest –10
JANUARY 25, 2011
The past weeks have seen a flurry of Web activity – bloggers making predictions for the coming months; retrospections on the year gone by; new product releases; top lists, summary posts being pulled up, and more. At Upside Learning, we have been doing our bit in spreading knowledge. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further?