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.
13 Tips for Recording Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod
DECEMBER 2, 2014
When you plug your device into your Mac and launch a mobile recording app (e.g., The clock displays 9:41, your mobile carrier name is hidden, and the battery percentage indicator shows 100%. Depending on your Mac’s settings, one or more windows may pop open every time you plug in your mobile device. But there are still a few quirky things you may encounter along the way.
A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links
MAY 28, 2012
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 Learning Portal.
Mobile Learning in Education [STUDY]
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
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. 36% of families own iPod Touch (27% of children use it daily).
Adobe Captivate 5.5: At Long Last. Publish Support for Apple Mobile Devices
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JUNE 14, 2011
by Kevin Siegel Anyone who created eLearning lessons using any version of Adobe Captivate older than version 5 is painfully aware that Captivate does not offer publishing options for any of the Apple mobile devices (iPhone, iPad or iPod). The new Adobe Captivate 5.5 eliminates the issue. MP4 is the video format used for publishing to Apple devices and YouTube.
Happy 12th Birthday iPod! [The Beginning of the Mobile Revolution]
NOVEMBER 11, 2013
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!
Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips
MARCH 1, 2010
There really is very little different about designing mobile learnin g from other forms of learning. 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. KISS Keep it short and simple – a rule applied to all types of learning content also applies for mobile learning content.
Mobile Learning: e-learningnext
AUGUST 6, 2010
Why Mobile Learning The strongest Value Proposition for mobile learning comes from connecting people with ideas, information, and each other—anytime, anywhere! Ten years back, Clark Quinn’s statement about mobile learning seemed wishful thinking. Today, mobile learning is no longer a buzzword. The concept map below depicts mobile affordances at three levels.
The State of Rapid Development Tools for Mobile Learning: Webinar Recording Now Available
MARCH 15, 2012
If you were not able to attend our Webinar yesterday on mLearning and the state of rapid development tools for mobile learning, the recording is now available. I’m very happy with how the webinar turned out and I would like to thank Jeff Tillett and Chad Udell from Float Learning for having me, as well as Robert Gadd for sharing the microphone with me. eLearning Mobile Learning
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.
The Learning Experience as a Mobile Endeavor
SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
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. Today, mobile learning, as we well know, has evolved into our everyday lives — into smartphones and tablets, e-readers and iPods. The same goes for corporate learning — except with a professional dress code, of course. I had the opportunity to discuss mobile learning with two representatives of Blackboard Inc. , a vendor in the space. Those were the days.
JUNE 25, 2013
At the recent Guild mLearnCon mobile learning event, I had a thought that seems to answer a long time debate. The debate centers on the definition of a mobile device. Because it struck me: to me, it’s not really a mobile device unless you can use it with two hands, standing up or in motion. More importantly, it has to be a natural usage: holding up a netbook with one hand and hunt-and-peck with one hand doesn’t qualify. In short, if you can’t use it with two hands while moving, it’s not really mobile. design mobile strategy
Rock and a hard place
Learning with e's
MAY 3, 2011
Earlier today Shelly Terrell tweeted that she would prefer to see schools invest in mobile technologies than in Interactive White Boards (IWBs). Here's what she said: "Personally, I feel $$ better spent on mobile devices in classrooms vs IWBs." Mobile phones are different. iPod Touch iPad IWB mobile technology Shelly TerrellKids at the front of the class? Never!
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.
Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 9
JANUARY 18, 2011
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.
Why Should Mobile Learning Be on Your Mind?
MAY 1, 2012
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. ” In the tech world, Jackson identifies 3 generations: Web 1.0, Web 2.0, 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. elements and putting them in mobile form?
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, This platform allows us to target iOS (iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPad, iPad 2, iPod Touch G3, iPod Touch G4) and Android devices running Android OS 2.2, 2.3 Mobile Provision file. Technology Approach. and 3.x. Android.
10Q: Cathy N. Davidson
Learning with e's
JANUARY 17, 2012
When I read the summary, I remembered that Cathy had been the prime mover in one of the first large scale iPod education projects at Duke University several years before. What did you learn from your iPod experiment at Duke University? We only gave the shiny new Duke-branded iPods "free" to first year students. iPods Cathy DavidsonCathy N. Then it all clicked. browser).
PowerPoint 2008 for the Mac: Give a Presentation From Your iPod
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MARCH 19, 2010
that just so happens to be conveniently located on your iPod/iPod touch/iPhone. here is how you managed to get the PowerPoint Presentation onto your mobile device: Open a completed PowerPoint 2008 presentation. Note: In addition to an an iPod/iPod Touch/iPhone, you will also need iPhoto version 6 or later to complete this activity. Click Send to iPhoto.
Use of iPods and other Mobile Learning
NOVEMBER 9, 2006
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.
Just an excuse to use my iPod touch.
OCTOBER 10, 2010
My first attempt at writing a post using my iPod. While not as optimal as the bigger laptop screen, there's a lot that can be said in favor of the mobility. I can see the advantages of this when 1. Waiting at an airport, 2. Caught in traffic (a frequent phenomenon), 3. When doing a quick, short update
MOGOPOP iPod Mobile eLearning
Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development
JANUARY 8, 2007
I've been talking with several people over the last few months about Podcasting, iPods, Treos, Web2.0, etc. least for the iPod format. Many companies and training organizations are trying to figure out how to best utilize the iPod format for training and while its not technically difficult to create a simple audio podcast, most people don't realize that the iPod can to so much more. The iPod can do it all. I just discovered MOGOPOP via Mark Oehlert at e-Clippings. Very cool! and MOGOPOP is the first that I've seen to truly GET the whole picture right.at
Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning
JUNE 17, 2010
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
MAY 27, 2012
1- Highlights of the week. a- Google has closed its deal to acquire Motorola Mobility. b- Stats about Android activations per day. 11- Apps of the weeks: Quickoffice® Pro HD and twitter.com on Mobile Safari. eLearning Interviews Mobile Learning Podcast mLearning TinCan What this project can do for an organizational mLearning strategy? 5- Will mLearning experiences be trackable? 6- Project´s capabilities: simplicity and flexibility. 7- Building up a great community for implementation and support. 8- A new approach: learning experiences are not initiated in a LMS.
Micro-Mobile Learning Using iPod Touch - Sun Mobile Learning
JUNE 14, 2008
How much does it cost to purchase an iPod Touch? Imagine what you can do providing learning through on-the-need basis. See the YouTube video. Amazing! The technology is phenomenal. The challenge is how to prepare presentations that are succinct, 3 minutes or less in length.
A mobile future for communications and learning
Lars is Learning
OCTOBER 5, 2009
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Making Sense of Research
MARCH 17, 2015
A couple of weeks ago, I was riffing on sensors: how mobile devices are getting equipped with all sorts of new sensors and the potential for more and what they might bring. As part of that discussion was a brief mention of sensor nets, how aggregating all this data could be of interest too. mobile technology And low and behold, a massive example was revealed last week. The context was the ‘spring forward’ event Apple held where they announced their new products. The announcement was ResearchKit , and it’s about sensor nets. So, smartphones have lots of sensors.
18 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest –12
FEBRUARY 8, 2011
Google has finally launched Android Honeycomb, the new version of the mobile OS that is focused on tablets. See some of the features and apps in action. 7. 7 Hot Trends in Mobile App Design. The mobile application space is exploding. Here are seven of the hottest trends in mobile app design as found on App Store and Android Market. 8. Making It a Mobile Web App.
iPod, Training Trends, Stats & Myths
Big Dog, Little Dog
SEPTEMBER 9, 2008
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. Instead of carrying around a relatively bulky PDA or notebook, the U.S. Training Method Trends - eLearning Technology.
iQuiz Maker - Quiz creator for iPods
Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development
APRIL 30, 2007
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
Dissecting Saba's New "Anywhere" Product for Mobile Learning
APRIL 14, 2010
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 !
The iPod Video & e-Learning Looking Glass
OCTOBER 24, 2005
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've also added audio books and have now tested Podcasting files. I am however, amazed with how my fellow trainers respond to technologies in this case the iPod. Producing videos for iPods follow a different paradigm.
Adobe Captivate 6: HTML5 At Last!
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JUNE 20, 2012
Learners using an Apple mobile device such as the iPad, iPod and iPhone (that's millions upon millions of potential learners) cannot use SWF content at all. Learners using an Apple mobile device who attempt to open a SWF are met with a warning that SWFs are not supported. If you'd like to create content for the Apple mobile devices, hope is not lost.
Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools
OCTOBER 9, 2012
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. This simple tool also allowed them to automatically create SCORM and 508-compliant modules that could be delivered on CD-ROM, web or iPod (yes, iPod – the audio automatically extracted into a download into iTunes). Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools - October 9, 2012. Where We Are Today.