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Reinventing learning spaces

Learning with e's

Phone charging station at Stratford Shopping Centre, London I have written extensively about education spaces, architectures for learning , and personal learning environments. elaborated on these ideas in my recent book Learning with ''e''s like this: If the design of a space is wrong, learning can be constrained or even stifled. Reference Wheeler, S.

Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips

Upside Learning

Find a problem with learning or performance first , think about learning next, and mobile learning last. Look for a learning/performance problem and analyze carefully if mobile learning is a possible solution and not the other way round. Also factor in their use of and comfort with mobile devices. Mobile demands quick, simple and easy-to-use.

Free online book on #mobile learning research

Ignatia Webs

The relentless editing team of Mohamed Ally and Avgoustos Tsinakos have released a free, online book on global mobile learning implementations and trends in collaboration with the Open University of China. Ho Chapter 14 Using Self-Efficacy to Assess the Readiness of Nursing Educators and Students for Mobile Learning by Richard F. You can download the 258 page book here.

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

Learning is dynamically evolving, thanks to the incredible achievements in highly powerful and intelligent tools and technologies that are rapidly emerging. These developments have expanded the possibilities of taking e-learning to great heights more than ever. These disruptive technologies are re-shaping the learning and education landscape. WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY.

Is Mobile Learning A Reality Now?

Upside Learning

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.

Reading: “Pupil perspectives on using mobile devices for learning”

Dont Waste Your Time

The advance of mobile devices into our everyday lives continues, and doesn’t look to falter any time soon (if at all). As educators and facilitators we talk and plan and design and write about implementing and using these devices (phones, tablets, etc.) as either part of the learning process or as an ancillary device, something additional, to where we want the learning to take place.

#Mobile instructional #design is getting a push, join in!

Ignatia Webs

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!

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Free Book on Mobile Learning Research #mLearning

Dont Waste Your Time

Thanks to Inge Ignatia de Waard for pointing this out, this free ebook (well, PDF edition that looks like a book) on global mobile learning has some interesting research. The highlights for me include subjects and research like: State of Mobile Learning Around the World. Mobile Learning in International Development .

Personal devices in higher education

Learning with e's

Here are some of my recent thoughts on learning spaces at universities, and the impact of student owned personal technologies: As the shift from location specific learning to untethered learning gathers pace, so the personal device gains increasing importance. Where do students plug their laptops and mobile phones into when they need to recharge their batteries?

2020 learning technologies

Learning with e's

It's difficult to see much beyond the end of the year, so trying to predict what technologies we might see in schools by 2020 is like staring into a very strong spotlight. We don't know what informal personal technologies will look like in 2020. But teachers and education leaders are beginning to realise that there is a huge untapped potential in today's personal technologies.

12 ways teachers are using social media in the classroom

Dont Waste Your Time

This resource from Vicki Davis – “A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom” on Edutopia is a good starting point for planning the inclusion of social media in learning spaces. Vicki closes by saying something very similar to what I submitted to the Mobile Learning – “Improving Learning with Mobile Technology” eBook: “Social media is here.

LEARNNOVATORS PARTNERS CII TO CONDUCT WEBINAR SERIES ON “GAMIFICATION”

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative e-learning solutions, recently conducted a webinar series on “Gamification” in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region. Learnnovators , headquartered in Chennai (India), is a multiple-award winning organization that specializes in the design and development of innovative and effective learning solutions for the workplace. Learnnovators helps clients address skill and performance gaps in their workforce by creating customized learning solutions that are aligned with their business goals.

Mobile Learning in India

Upside Learning

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.

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.

The Importance of Learning Technologies

CLO Magazine

Technology is essential to run learning like a business. While small organizations (less than 50 employees) may get by without technology, medium and large organizations depend on it for both efficiency and effectiveness. Here the first learning technology an organization needs is a good learning management system (LMS). I am still surprised by the number of organizations without one or with systems that fall far short of meeting their needs. Used in this way, portal technology increases the efficiency of the LMS.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

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. Bullseye!

Talking tech

Learning with e's

Here it is: Do teachers have a choice about whether to engage with technology? Technology is already so embedded in the fabric of schools, it''s probably unavoidable now. Technology offers us unprecedented opportunities to transform education. The question is not whether teachers should engage with technology, but how. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s.

Free #mLearning papers from IJIM, an open access journal

Ignatia Webs

There is a new free edition of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM). learning's, in Particular the iPad’s Potentials in Education (György Molnár Dr.) [link] jim/article/view/2398 [link] ijim.v7i1.2398. mobile mLearning journals research paper mobile learning eLearningGreat news!

New learning environments: The challenge and the promise #EDENchat

Learning with e's

In recent years, education has evolved to the point where learning can take place anywhere and at any time, usually beyond the walls of the traditional learning space. There are all sorts of possibilities thanks to new technologies. What are the challenges of these new learning environments? Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. Unported License.

4 Reasons Companies Should Adopt Mobile Learning…Are You Missing the Boat?

SHIFT eLearning

There is no question about it: now is the time to embrace mobile learning. Mobile learning, or mLearning , is a rapidly growing area for training and development departments in organizations of all industries. With the amount of mobile devices exceeding 7 billion (the world’s current population), mobile technology has provided companies with the opportunity to reach employees in new and striking ways. It''s about understanding how to use everyday life situations for learning. People can learn when normally it will be not possible.

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ET and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Well, if you thought that was what I was referring to, then you have the wrong blog – I think the movies section is somewhere over there — ET in this case refers to emerging technology.  Emerging technology that has I believe the potential to do wonders in the e-learning space.  We have all been witnesses to emerging technology in just the past couple of years.

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Redefining learning spaces

Learning with e's

Next year we will be under the banner of 'Crossing Boundaries: Redefining Learning Space'. We will focus on new practices, new technologies, new environments and new learning. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. Tags: e-learning learning spaces Plymouth e-Learning Conference

A growing divide?

Learning with e's

In his blog on Learning Ecosystems, Daniel S. The first, he describes as "A move to opening up learning, making it more accessible and flexible. The classroom is no longer the unique centre of learning, based on information delivery through a lecture." And yet, with the advent of mobile technology, learning can now take place any where, and at any time.

5 Disruptive Trends That Will Alter Your Mobile Strategy

Dawn of Learning

The topic of conversation was this idea of going mobile with your learning; a hot topic in the learning space no doubt. They touched on the concept that learning expectations have shifted with all of the new technology, which has caused change among those who are initially developing the content. Furthermore, while social media monitoring and exploring, I am seeing an increase in not only speculation of that point, but a firm belief from others in the industry that there IS a shift happening in todays learning market. Social and mobile converge.

How Twitter can be used for informal personal learning?

Dont Waste Your Time

These people, who I’ve built my Personal Learning Network (PLN) around, have made me laugh, cry, think, reflect, criticise, critique, avoid, seek out, and generally strive to know more about myself. Thinking about the people and organisations you follow on Twitter, how did you identify them as useful to follow for your personal informal learning? SB: Thank you. links to videos.

A quiet invasion

Learning with e's

In others it is rare or unlikely, because mobile phones are banned in some schools and colleges. They will ask whether this a trivialisation of their content, or an undesirable development that leads to superficial learning. Alternatively they can celebrate that learners are adept enough at using their personal technologies to make learning easier and more productive for themselves.

LEARNNOVATORS PRESENTS SUCCESS STORY AT FOCUSON LEARNING 2016

Learnnovators

Srividya Kumar, Co-founder of Learnnovators, took the stage at FocusOn Learning 2016, and presented a case study session to attendees. MPSS is a mobile app-based performance support solution that Learnnovators designed and developed for their client MTAB. About FocusOn Learning 2016. It also offers its own learning platform,  Learnosphere. Chennai (India). Vijay Kumar.

Real Mobile Learning: Are Smartphone Printers Worth the Investment?

eLearningMind

When learners are already acquainted with the technology they’ll use to access information, it reduces prep time so everyone can jump straight into learning. But while most of your learners will have access to their own smartphones and tablets, mobile printers might be a different story. Mobile Printing Applications. Portability and Quality.

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LEARNNOVATORS PARTNERS CII TO CONDUCT WORKSHOP ON “GAMIFICATION”

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative e-learning solutions, conducted a workshop on “Gamification” in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region. Learnnovators , headquartered in Chennai (India), is a multiple-award winning organization that specializes in the design and development of innovative and effective learning solutions for the workplace. Learnnovators helps clients address skill and performance gaps in their workforce by creating customized learning solutions that are aligned with their business goals. Chennai (India).

The future of #HigherEd and #apps & #web two free report by Pew

Ignatia Webs

On many occasions these reports are linked to educational technology or trends, which is great when you are interested in training/education with innovative technologies. Ranging from full online learning as the key factor to high prized face-to-face, old school appreciated learning. The same can of course be said about the mobile web. more hybrid world is likely.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises - Performance Learning Productivity , June 18, 2010 I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. 20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory - The eLearning Coach , June 2, 2010 Without adapting learning experiences to the learner’s cognitive architecture, instructional design is hit or miss. What I learned this week at the Enterprise 2.0

LEARNNOVATORS WINS ‘INNOVATION IN LEARNING SERVICES’ AWARD FROM GLOBAL T&D CONGRESS

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative e-learning solutions, has won the ‘Training & Development Leadership Awards’ under the ‘Innovation in Learning Services’ category from Global T&D Congress. Learnnovators won this award for their MPSS (Mobile Performance Support System) solution, which they had designed and developed for a client. MPSS is a mobile app-based performance support system that uses micro-learning videos and searchable text. At the same time, it made use of new, novel technologies to draw learners in and keep them engaged.

LEARNNOVATORS PARTNERS CII TO CONDUCT WORKSHOP ON “E-LEARNING STRATEGY & IMPLEMENTATION”

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative e-learning solutions, conducted a workshop on “E-Learning Strategy and Implementation” in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region. The workshop, conducted on 29th January 2016, sought to inculcate the right way of thinking and approaching a learning project, starting from setting goals, right up to evaluating the results of the learning program. We have also crafted several just-in-time, micro-learning modules and performance-support solutions for our clients. Chennai (India).

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

They involved talent management, “hello and goodbye” with vendors, social learning, upswing in mobile learning, new feature sets in the authoring tool space, flat lining in web conferencing and standalone platforms. LMSs/LCMS/CMS/learning platforms in commercial and open space continued their presence. know its in the buzz phase, but every day new apps are being developed and launched in the commercial space. If emerging technology has taught us anything, it is only a matter of time until it bounces into our space.

2009 Technology Trends That Impact Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

The arena of online learning is continually reshaped by technological advances. Just as we must pay attention to the latest research on learning and pedagogy, it’s important to be aware of current technological trends. These have the potential to redefine what it means to learn online. Mobile Technologies. The Future of Learning Design.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. ” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ The research isn’t heartening. We also have been “learning-out-loud” and “working-out-loud”, thereby trying our best to practice this form of learning.