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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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A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

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.

Mobile Learning in Education [STUDY]

LearnDash

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. smartphones, tablets, e-readers, and the iPod Touch).” ” Mobile Devices at Home. Makes learning fun. Perceived Benefits.

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Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips

Upside Learning

There really is very little different about designing mobile learnin g from other forms of learning. The guidelines that apply for effective learning are really not much different but for the change in context. These are five tips I give customers who are setting about implementing some form of mobile learning, even if it is the smallest component in a blended solution.

Why Should Mobile Learning Be on Your Mind?

Janet Clarey

I read the article Here’s Why Google and Facebook Might Completely Disappear in the Next 5 Years “ and, coupled with some research on mobile video I’m doing, paused because I suddenly felt like I was missing something. and Mobile and suggests that prior generations of organizations can’t quite see the subtle changes between generations. Instagram), view mobile as the primary (often exclusive) platform for their application. They assume, over time, people will use their mobile applications almost entirely instead of websites.” Web 2.0,

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Happy 12th Birthday iPod! [The Beginning of the Mobile Revolution]

mLearning Revolution

Apple iPod vs. Diamond Rio MP3 Player. Twelve years ago yesterday, Steve Jobs and Apple introduced the first iPod using the amazing tagline: 1,000 songs in your pocket. With those words, a simple little device changed the way we listen to music, revolutionized an entire industry, and in my opinion launched the modern mobile revolution. Happy 12th Birthday iPod!

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 9

Upside Learning

Mobile Web, Native App Use Increases at Night. It’s none-too-shocking news, but well worth noting: a new study of over 10,000 smartphone users has indicated that mobile Web and mobile application usage increases during the evening and night time hours. Survey: Mobile Learning At A Tipping Point. 40% of All Tweets Come From Mobile.

Less Desktop; More Mobile… but Not That Fast

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Sharon Boller’s newest white paper, Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities. The white paper describes today’s learning landscape… then predicts 7 trends for the next 12 – 18 months. Mobile learning has supposedly been the next hot trend since about 2009…and we’re still just getting started. by it.

On the brink with mobile– what learning executives say

Allison Rossett

That’s how I described the status of mobile learning in an article in eLearn magazine ten months ago. My point then was that mobile offers immense potential for learning and support but that it is not yet making much of a difference in the enterprise. Performance support and mobile devices only rarely appeared in the organizational playbook they described. As we look at more recent data, we find an uptick for performance support, in general, but not yet for mobile delivery. No stars in their eyes, not for mobile, not for any approach.

Use of iPods and other Mobile Learning

Tony Karrer

Not sure if this came from the same person, but I saw a question posted on TrDev and was sent to me via Yahoo 360 that covered the same basic topic: How are iPods and PDAs being used in corporate learning applications? Some places I would suggest you look to get a sense of what's going on: Judy Brown's mLearnopedia Blog summary of a recent presentation by Judy Brown Lucy Carter's presentation about Sales Training at Apple Search under "mobile learning" and you'll find a ton of stuff.

Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning

Upside Learning

After a few years of hype, mobile learning has now started flourishing; the advent of new generation of mobile devices, high-speed network access, powerful mobile browsers and better native apps are all contributing to this. Here are some authoring tools that claim to let authors develop content targeted at mobile devices. HotLava LMA (Learning Mobile Author).

This Week in mLearning Podcast – Episode 7 – Project Tin Can

mLearning Revolution

a- Google has closed its deal to acquire Motorola Mobility. c- President Obama issues a directive to urge major government agencies to focus on the “growing mobile revolution.” e- Facebook releases new Camera app for iPhone and iPod touch. 4- Is mobile the killer app of Project Tin Can? 8- A new approach: learning experiences are not initiated in a LMS. How can this bring into play informal learning experiences? 11- Apps of the weeks: Quickoffice® Pro HD and twitter.com on Mobile Safari. 1- Highlights of the week. Send to Kindle.

Micro-Mobile Learning Using iPod Touch - Sun Mobile Learning

Vignettes Learning

How much does it cost to purchase an iPod Touch? Imagine what you can do providing learning through on-the-need basis. Ray Jimenez, PhD www.vignettestraining.com "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.comSee the YouTube video. Amazing! The technology is phenomenal.

Dissecting Saba's New "Anywhere" Product for Mobile Learning

mLearning Trends

I happened upon a tweet last week while trolling my Twitter in-box that heralded a product announcement from Saba for their new " Saba Anywhere " offering designed to make training delivery to mobile workers easy, practical and secure. The marketing blurb provides the following background: At first blush, this all sounds great! Thump !

18 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest –12

Upside Learning

Learn how you can stay on top of current events, eLearning market stats, the future of education, the evolving role of an Instructional Designer and more. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? 10 Sites to Learn Something New in 10 Minutes a Day. 20 Tips to Get Started With Your First E-learning Project.

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Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

It’s nothing new —just another step in the continual evolution we’ve seen since the early 1990s, when authoring tools were first introduced to help eLearning professionals create and deliver learning. Over the years, these tools have had to balance ease-of-use with the ability to create a robust learning experience. Also, since projections currently show that the web will be accessed by more mobile devices than desktops by 2014, this post will also explain how D2W has been designed to help authors create and distribute engaging eLearning anywhere… well, almost anywhere.

eLearning - Social Media - Mobile Learning

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List - May 15, 2009 to May 22, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Choose the Right Pilot Group - Kapp Notes , May 22, 2009 Presentation: Social Bookmarking with Delicious - Don't Waste Your Time , May 15, 2009 Discovering Instructional Design, Part 1 - The E-Learning Curve , May 19, 2009 Meeting icebreaker-How to get a group to acknowledge differences in perceptions. May 19, 2009 25 Tools: A Toolbox for Learning Professionals 2009 , May 19, 2009 Learning 2.0 Browse eLearning Content

Rapid Prototyping For Mobile Learning Applications – III

Upside Learning

In this, my last post in the series (continuing from Part I and Part II ), I explore what questions we’ve been asking when considering rapid prototyping tools (not just purely for mobile applications) and what we’ve learnt from it. You’ll certainly want to ask some questions before investing a rapid prototyping tool for mobile applications. Or does it have a steep learning curve? Don’t include imaginary elements and controls in your prototype that may be impossible to recreate on the actual target mobile platform. Is the tool easy-to-use? What about the cost?

M-Learning Message Home

eLearning 24-7

He faced a similar challenge we in the e-learning world suffer from today – not enough information on the mobile frontier. Except our space isn’t the universe, rather learning. Mobile to Me is not necessarily M-Learning to you (from the vendors’ perspective). Mobile is still on the rise, with more vendors (LMS, authoring tools, assessment, e-learning tools, etc.) We Support Mobile. You can view/access (assuming solution is “in the cloud”) via a mobile device. Mobile support – we support it.

Mobile learning – keep taking the tablets

Lars is Learning

There is growing excitement with a new class of mobile device hitting the streets over the next few months – the electronic tablet. Most of the buzz is about Apple coming out with what’s dubbed the “iTablet” that essentially would be a larger screened iPhone or iPod Touch. Some enterprising people have mocked up images of what it could look like: But several other vendors are beating Apple

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 29, 2007 e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report The e-Learning Guild presentation of the most recent 360 Research Report on Mobile Learning. Passionate about new technologies and how we use them in the learning and training space.

iPod, Training Trends, Stats & Myths

Big Dog, Little Dog

Army increasingly using custom iPods as field translators. Army's 10th Mountain Division has for a year been using 260 iPods and iPod nanos modified to run a special app from Vcom 3D known as Vcommunicator Mobile. Learning delivery methods being used in organizations and if they are now trending up or down (modality changes).

iQuiz Maker - Quiz creator for iPods

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

We have been discussing iPods as training tools for over a year now. IQUIZMAKER Users need to purchase the iQuiz game for their iPod however the authoring tool is free for developers. And the folks at Aspyr have a created an app to make it happen. Anyone want to give it a go and report back

The iPod Video & e-Learning Looking Glass

Vignettes Learning

The holidays are coming and I must find a justification for buying (as a gift to myself) the iPod Video. Currently, I am enjoying my 40 Gig iPod for music and have downloaded hundreds of my favorite songs. The cool thing about iPod is the way I can organize, listen, and purchase music anytime I want. I can personalize my iPod. I am however, amazed with how my fellow trainers respond to technologies in this case the iPod. I once asked a group of participants in a workshop about their reactions to the iPod. Only a few have actually experienced using it.

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HTML5 and Flash: Two Ways to Create Interactivity in Mobile Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Most e-learning developers assume the availability of the free Flash plug-in on the learner's browser. When you get mobile, the world changes rapidly. Some mobile devices may support Flash, others don't. The Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod are examples where your Flash elements simply won't work. Besides, a lot of e-learning content is already developed and optimized for Flash. This works fine on desktops and laptops. Apple proposes that you use HTML5 instead, to build rich interfaces. In another post on HTML5 , I talk about its impact on web interactivity.

A mobile future for communications and learning

Lars is Learning

I suppose I shouldn't be surprised that the Handheld Learning conference is a far more vibrant community of Twitter users than the recent WOLCE attendees. Tags: ipod touch mobile learning hhl09 You can get a great sense of the presentations, even get to review them and discover new things in ways which seem almost better than actually attending yourself. One great find was this recent video put together to support the MOCOM 2020.

Plug In to Mobile Learning

Marcia Conner

According to a survey of 1,613 adult workers, 48 percent of those ages 25 to 29 listen to a personal music device such as an iPod while at work, while 22 percent of those ages 50 to 64 claim to do so. Spherion, Ft. Lauderdale FL; Harris Interactive, Rochester NY] Moral

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): iQuiz Maker - Make Custom Quizzes for the iPod - oh yeah, its free

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Learning objectives are best achieved when tied to real-world (not inworld) factors of production" (TerraNova) | Main | Create your own cartoon strips and another Wii Mii Editor. " The site also has an installer which will install quizzes to your ipod. e-Clippings (Learning.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Web code locks up iPhones and iPod Touch" (Crave)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Call for Papers: American Anthropological Association: Beyond the Online: Critical Collaborations and Dialogues among Anthropological Approaches to Video Games | Main | Trying out PicApp.new image service. » March 24, 2008 "Web code locks up iPhones and iPod Touch" (Crave) ( link to Crave story ) "A new exploit will either lock up your iPhone or iPod Touch or crashyour Safari browser on your PC or Mac OS desktop if you simply visit amaliciously coded Web site. del.icio.us

Apple lays out the future of mobile learning

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

The price drops by $200 on the iPhone and the iPod Touch is a thing of beauty. So you don't want to switch to AT&T but still want the killer mobile web and beautiful touch screen? Can I here anyone say "Ultimate mobile learning device"? If you read The eLearning Guild's 360 report on Mobile Learning then you know my thoughts on the iPhone as a Mobile Learning Device.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Video iPods Revolutionize Hotel Chain’s Learning Program" (CLO Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Karl Kapp: Scholar and a Revolutionary! Main | "Theories and Models Of and For Online Learning" (First Monday) » August 30, 2007 "Video iPods Revolutionize Hotel Chain’s Learning Program" (CLO Magazine) ( link ) "Employees at Homewood Suites by Hilton are taking charge of their own learning opportunities with video iPods. " So as we all talk about mobile learning and people bring up cell phones and PDAs.I del.icio.us books futures Web 2.0

The Learning Experience as a Mobile Endeavor

CLO Magazine

I often ask my parents what college — and, therefore, learning — was like before the Internet came to be. Point being, my entire adult learning experience has revolved around learning through technology. Much of what I know about learning today (I am 24 years old) is filtered through the use of e-learning, or learning technologies. So when I sat down to chat with my younger sister, who started her freshman year of college a few weeks ago, I was astonished to find the progress that’s been made — particularly in the mobile learning space.

TONCHIDOT - Tagging the world - Extreme Mobile Learning

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

You've got to see it in this video below: The powerful learning potential of this technology is exactly what I've been hoping to see. Some might say, oh but we already have iPod downloads at museums that are good. Perhaps mobile learning isn't actually dead after all. QR codes are so yesterday. I can't even begin to tell you about this unbelievable technology. But I thought we had at least another 5 years before I saw it. Well, yea, but with those you only get ONE person's perspective.the person or production house that created the app.Â

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Geared toward e-learning developers and instructional designers. The biggest problem facing the industry in the past few years are the lack of course authoring tools for e-learning developers and instructional designers. documentary maker and iPhone/iPad/iPod touch developer kit. MLOAT - Multimedia Learning Object Authoring Tool. Multiple learning paths or branching.