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.
The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning
Your Training Edge
AUGUST 29, 2016
My previous posts 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.
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. IPhone. It requires MIDP/JVM on mobile device. It is not available on IPhone. Games. Andriod.
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. witnessed this first hand when I saw my two-year old nephew navigate an iPhone like it was second nature. have a Samsung Galaxy S4 myself, and quickly realized that this child has more iPhone skills than I do (pretty humbling actually).
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.
Mobile Learning Revolution – Round-Up Of Our Best mLearning Posts
JUNE 21, 2011
Mobile Learning has been on our minds and for all the right reasons. And we are one of the 30 exhibitors showcasing our entire range of innovative Mobile Learning Solutions at booth number 316. Also on display would be our newly launched revolutionary platform for Mobile Learning – Upside2Go. What Is Mobile Learning? See you there.
The Future of Enterprise Mobile Learning [INFOGRAPHIC]
APRIL 23, 2013
Recently there has been a huge emphasis of elearning, and mobile learning, within education – and for good reason. Technological advancements and the classroom’s tendency to adopt new ideas quickly has brought about a rather quick adoption of mobile learning. What about mobile learning in enterprise? The benefits of mobile learning are apparent.
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.
The Pulse of Mobile Learning
DECEMBER 6, 2012
Most of what is said and written about mobile learning and support touts potential and points to the future. Current studies confirm a faint pulse for mobile in enterprise learning today. first noticed this enthusiasm-action gap when colleague Jim Marshall and I surveyed workplace learning professionals about their learning technology practices. To our surprise, even in this professionally active sample, only 4% said they were using mobile to deliver learning and support in their organizations. Some mobile initiatives offer hope.
Is Mobile Learning A Reality Now?
MARCH 23, 2011
Is mobile learning becoming a reality rather than a prediction? And has this led to new generation of players emerging in the learning market place? Over the last three years there have been various predictions , ranging from pessimistic to optimistic about the role that mobile learning will play in the world of learning.
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.
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. Articulate for example has gone the native app route for deploying learning projects to tablets and HTML5 for smartphones like the iPhone and the Moto X. Mobile Gestures. eLearning Mobile Learning featured
What the Release for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Means for Mobile Learning
SEPTEMBER 9, 2016
The Smartphones iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus were finally released in a glittering ceremony in San Francisco. As Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, unveiled the mobile devices which come with a host of new features, the Internet was inundated with reviews of the new devices. Let us now see how these features of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus help deliver good mobile learning.
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.
Mobile Learning and Games: 3 Ways They Mix
OCTOBER 9, 2012
We all used to think of our phones simply as tools for communication, but mLearning is changing the way we think about our mobile devices. So the next time you get lectured at your family get-together about being on your phone too much (and with the holidays coming around, you’ll have a few get-togethers to choose from), try this response: “Sorry guys, I’m learning.”
Developing Mobile Learning: Which Device Are Your Targeting?
APRIL 14, 2011
When you are getting started with mobile learning one of the decision you’ll have to make is which device(s) to target. In a SWOT Analysis of Mobile Learning we posted earlier this week, we listed this as one of the weaknesses of mobile learning as it stands today. Fragmented market and no real common development platform make this a serious hindrance to mobile learning adoption. iPhone will not be THE device to target. With declining market share and hopefully less fan-boys the focus on the iPhone will reduce.
What's different about mobile learning?
The Learning Circuits
FEBRUARY 27, 2012
As the doors open to a new era of mobile learning and performance support, it's a good time to step back and think about the new mindset required when designing for mobile. Although a mobile pedagogy will continue to evolve, we already know quite a bit about how people use mobile devices and some of the advantages of mobile learning. Your thoughts?
Mobile Learning's First Thing
Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development
JUNE 24, 2012
BTW, I'm tapping this out on my iphone using the blogger app because I'm trying to take advantage of mobile content creation capabilities.) I don't remember the exact question but basically someone wanted to know about the "first thing" you should do to get started with mobile learning. My question to all authors, thought leaders, and gurus, in mobile learning is this.
Why the iPad and iPhone not supporting Adobe Flash is a Great thing for mLearning
MAY 29, 2012
the learner needs to have the Flash Player installed) and thus making it an interesting challenge for our Industry to make the transition to mobile learning (mLearning), especially because of the market share that Apple commands with the iPad and the iPhone. But what about the experience for mobile users? By doing so, I believe we not only would have defeated the purpose and uniqueness of mobile but we would be doing a disservice to our learners on mobile, too. Because the mobile revolution is real and we are at a point of no return!
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
Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash
FEBRUARY 2, 2011
Yesterday, I saw what Rapid Intake is doing with their tools to allow authoring of Mobile Learning - what they call mLearning Studio. The mobile version allows you to compose mobile learning courses using the same authoring system. You choose templates, add text, images, audio, video and quizzes, then publish for web and mobile. eLearning Technology.
More on Mobile Learning Trends
MAY 2, 2011
Clay Duda, an ILS contributor, recently posted an article to our other blog, Shared Learning , covering the Technology Association of Georgia's Workplace Learning event last week on mLearning. You can read his article on the highlights here, 'What Does Mobile Learning Mean to You?' It was a great and informative evening, particularly Margaret Martin's demo of Merlin Mobility's augmented reality app that is just astounding; below are a few other items that stood out to me. Determine if mobile is the answer, then determine how to make it happen.
8 Ways to Enhance Your Mobile Learning Design
JANUARY 27, 2016
While eLearning developers struggle to produce quality eLearning programs, the learners at large are anticipating mobile-friendly outputs. Have you ever tried to consider mobile-compatible design for your eLearning courses? Anyone can create mobile learning programs, provided they incorporate these strategies during the design phase. Mobile learning is not something new.
Megatrends in MOOCs: #8 Mobile Learning
Your Training Edge
MAY 14, 2014
For the past few years, mobile learning has been the “next big thing,” but no more. As Rob Caul wrote recently for TrainingZone , “With smartphones and tablets more affordable and accessible than ever, mobile learning is fast establishing itself as a mainstream learning technology.” Why mobile learning? Mobile learning and MOOCs.
This Week on #TalkTech: Mobile Learning Strategy, #EdTech apps for iPhone and ROI of #TinCanAPI
OCTOBER 4, 2012
Take a look at what we have planned for this week: Mobile learning design must account for multiple screens. Topic 1: Why is it important to develop a multiscreen mobile learning strategy? No matter how advanced a “mobile learning strategy” companies have, most can see the benefit of iPads in the workplace. Social Learning talktech
Optimizing Web Media for Mobile Learning
SEPTEMBER 2, 2010
We’ve recently been delivering simple content just-in-time for access through the websites that are designed to run on mobile devices. If the users predominantly use iPhones, then focus on developing for that platform. Here is a post about some tools that are used for mobile learning development from one of our stellar developers. Optimizing for the Mobile Web.
IPhone- User Interface Guidelines- Part I
JUNE 24, 2010
The iPhone’s revolutionary user interface has changed the way we look at mobile devices. The iPhone SDK let’s you create native applications for the device. The document is divided into two parts: Planning Your iPhone Software Product : Covers types of applications, fundamental human interface design principles and the iPhone OS environment. This is the first.
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.
How iPhone Apps Fit Into Online Training
FEBRUARY 10, 2012
M-learning — mobile learning — is a hot new topic among training professionals, but what, exactly, is it? But, as new as the concept is, most training pros still have more questions than answers about how to use, utilize, and implement m-learning programs. So The Daily Mindflash: Why make your online training program mobile? And who uses it? Can anyone do it?
The 3 mindsets of m-learning
JANUARY 28, 2014
One of my most popular posts of last year was M-Learning’s dirty little secrets. Given the increasingly mobile workforce and the emergence of BYOD, increasing pressure is being placed on the organisation to distribute its content to multiple devices. Having said that, in M-Learning’s dirty little secrets I also advocated pull learning.
5 Tips for Effective Mobile Learning
MAY 30, 2012
When we think of mobile learning we tend to get a picture of the commuter working their way through the morning train ride, and while this is accurate, there is so much more to mobile learning. It’s really a simple equation: Mobile Learning = Multitasking. What we have to realize is that mobile learning is very different that what we are used to.
‘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.
mLearning Thoughts: 3 Mobile Learning Examples You Might Have Missed
MAY 1, 2012
If you are reading this, you already know mobile learning is a hot topic. You also know that incorporating social media into mobile learning is even more of a buzz term. But how do you know what is actually practical, and what are some examples of how mobile learning is already being used? ” and everyone would be learning exclusively from video.
The Importance of having a Singular Computing Experience for Mobile Learning
MARCH 6, 2012
The idea that most times we reach for the nearest mobile device is absolutely true and as content publishers and developers we need to keep this in mind when developing a mobile strategy: To hear Luke describe how people use digital devices is to confront how promiscuous our relationship with technology has become, “There are scenarios where the laptop is two feet from you but you have your smartphone in your hand. via Mobile First: How ESPN Delivers to the Best Available Screen – Forbes. via Google Gets a New Unified Local Search for Desktop and Mobile.
IPhone- User Interface Guidelines – Part III
JULY 9, 2010
In continuation to my previous post of this series ( Part I & Part II ), I will be concluding my discussion on the various components available for developing the user interface of your iPhone application. System Provided Buttons and Icons: IPhone OS provides standard buttons for navigation bar, toolbar and icons for tab bar to promote consistent look and feel.
13 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 25
JULY 5, 2011
The mLearning flavor spills over into this week too as we scour the web for the best in mobile everything. It’s no secret that effective learning cannot be achieved without a robust strategy. Further, with the relatively less number of mLearning tools available and the myriad number of different devices and platforms, creating content for the mobile devices is no mean task.
mLearning Thoughts: 3 Mobile Learning Examples You Might Have Missed
MAY 1, 2012
If you are reading this, you already know mobile learning is a hot topic. You also know that incorporating social media into mobile learning is even more of a buzz term. But how do you know what is actually practical, and what are some examples of how mobile learning is already being used? While we all love using our fancy phones and tablets, let’s not forget to learn a lesson from the past. With the introduction of video in 1980s, evangelists proclaimed that “The future of learning is here!” Mobile Learning