Do You Have a Mobile Learning Strategy?
JUNE 15, 2016
Many organizations have an elearning strategy, but do they have one for mobile learning? The rise of mobile technology has made elearning professionals re-think how we view elearning. There are now tools and techniques specific to the mobile learning market. The first thing to determine is how much emphasis mobile will have on the learning program.
6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy
AUGUST 16, 2012
Mobile learning is a relatively new domain and is rapidly evolving as well, which makes its implementation a not so easy task. When implementing mobile learning in workplace, following 6 steps will help create an effective mlearning strategy. 1. We believe that’s because of the lack of understanding of what mobile learning is and how to use it in the workplace.
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.
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 ESL.
Getting Started With Mobile Learning?
MARCH 28, 2011
Mobile learning is in the air. At Upside Learning, we have been doing a fair bit of mobile learning for more than two years now. During this period we’ve tried several things; experimented a lot; and in the process have built a good understanding and capability in the mobile learning space. What is Mobile Learning. Why Mobile Learning.
Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis
APRIL 11, 2011
For over two years now, we have not only just been hearing about mobile learning but also actively understanding and working on it. From trying to explain five myths of mobile learning to assisting customer new to mobile learning, getting started with mobile learning has been an exciting journey through which we have seen mobile learning seeing increasing adoption.
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.
4 things you didn’t know about Mobile Learning
AUGUST 14, 2014
Mobile learning is hot and new! And then there are many related things that you probably don’t know about mobile learning and content development so far. Here we tell you 4 such things that’ll make you rethink your current learning strategy if you haven’t adopted mlearning yet! Authentic Learning. Customizability in design.
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.
Going Mobile for Enterprise Learning: Trends & Statistics
JUNE 2, 2015
For organizations that underestimate the power of mobile devices , here’s the catch: global mobile data traffic grew 69 percent in 2014 and one fourth of the total global internet page views come from mobile devices. The ushering in of the Bring Your Own Device era has created opportunities for organizations to leverage devices for learning that people access on the go.
Why is a Mobile Learning Strategy Important?
The Learning Circuits
NOVEMBER 10, 2011
With mobile learning getting a lot of interest recently (roughly 50% of businesses surveyed say they have plans to implement some form of mobile learning in the foreseeable future), it’s becoming clear that many companies don’t have a plan to successfully create a sustainable, robust mobile learning strategy. This rush to deploy without proper planning is a big oversight and will ultimately make it difficult to understand if your mobile efforts are successful. metered, reusable framework is far more useful than a scattershot approach.
Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy
APRIL 27, 2015
In todays’ time-crunched, attention-deficit and multitasking world, micro-learning seems to have cropped up as a possible solution to corporate learning and personal development. However, what exactly is micro-learning remains a bit of an elusive concept with different people defining it in different ways. Can a 10-minute learning byte be defined as micro-learning?
How Can Social Learning Spice Up Your Existing Learning Strategy?
JULY 11, 2016
In this article, I will touch upon what social learning is and the reasons why you should adopt it. will also outline how exactly you can use it to enhance your existing learning strategy and the business gains that will accrue as a result. How To Use Social Learning To Enhance Your Existing Learning Strategy. What Ιs Social Learning?
4 Insights about Mobile Learning
MARCH 11, 2015
Smartphones, phablets and tablets – essentially all mobile devices have given birth to a new generation of people: the mobile natives. Their previous counterparts – the digital natives too are rapidly making the shift to mobile devices for almost everything on the go. Before you start, set expectations for learning among employees without even worrying about the device.
What Does a Good Mobile Learning Strategy Look Like?
The Learning Circuits
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
Last week we established a few baseline expectations of the benefits of a mobile learning strategy. We talked about how it affects your immediate team, your external stakeholders and how it improves the long-term success of your mobile learning efforts. With those points in mind, you’re probably ready to get your efforts underway in creating a strategy. What’s in a Strategy? In essence, a strategy is a comprehensive high-level view of your mobile learning roadmap and technology landscape. What’s Not In A Strategy?
Book Review: Mastering Mobile Learning – Chad Udell & Gary Woodill
AUGUST 10, 2016
Are you contemplating implementing mobile learning in your organization?Unsure Begin by reading the book ‘Mastering Mobile Learning’ It will give practical tips and ideas you can implement instantly in your organization. This book is not just for beginners but also for seasoned training, learning and development professionals. Unsure of how to do it?
Getting Started Creating the Mobile Learning Strategy
The Learning Circuits
DECEMBER 2, 2011
We have the rationale behind creating a strategy, we know what to avoid, and we understand what can happen when you fall of the tracks. It seems that it’s time to get started on the creation of the strategy! You don’t need experts in mobile, but you will need people with domain expertise in a wide variety of disciplines. Research You can’t create a strategy in a vacuum. You and your team will likely need to survey and * gasp* talk to people in order to learn more about where you need to go to achieve your goals. Well, alright. What’s next you ask?
Free E-Book: Understanding Mobile Learning
The Learning Circuits
DECEMBER 30, 2013
The audience for mobile devices wants to be able to learn from any device at anytime, anywhere. This creates a challenge, as we have to plan, develop, and deliver tools and content that can be used in all facets of learning, as well as work on the range of devices we use now and will use in the future. how mobile learning differs from e-learning?
Free E-Book: Understanding Mobile Learning
The Learning Circuits
JULY 2, 2013
The audience for mobile devices wants to be able to learn from any device at anytime, anywhere. This creates a challenge, as we have to plan, develop, and deliver tools and content that can be used in all facets of learning, as well as work on the range of devices we use now and will use in the future. This e-book shows the reasons why mobile learning has seen such recent growth and what areas are best suited for this type of learning. With this 20 page e-book you will be able to answer: what is mobile learning?
Why Mobile Learning Can Grab Millenials’ Attention
MAY 26, 2015
As learning professionals are expanding the possibilities in mLearning farther than ever before, it’s helpful to rewind and reflect on why mLearning is an excellent learning strategy for the modern workplace. mLearning can increase information retention, especially because of the ability to the learning to the job site. But at its core, mLearning is mobile.
Mobile Learning Provides a Lot of Advantage for the Banking and Financial Services Industry: An Insight
JUNE 1, 2015
Many BFSI organizations already are utilizing the mobile advantage by providing pre-loaded hand-held devices to their employees – particularly, the sales staff. While mobile devices are now increasingly becoming the norm in BFSI sector, there is another benefit that can be derived out of them – that of mobile learning and training. Learning
Mobile Learning Content Best Practices
JUNE 20, 2016
From a mobile learning perspective, all these factors are extremely important. To truly master mobile learning, you need to understand what a mobile app user expects. Title: Best Practices for Mobile Learning Content Description: You cannot directly take a computer-based learning method and transfer it to a mobile device.
A Lesson in Mobile Learning Design from Yelp [#mLearning]
AUGUST 27, 2013
I love this tweet, because it epitomizes how most people view the mobile experience, often as the “light” version of the desktop: “It looks like you’re on a train. Would you like me to show you the insultingly simplified mobile site?” It turns out that mobile users wanted to do this much to Yelp’s surprise. Send to Kindle.
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. Build your mobile content from scratch.
Enhance Your Mobile Learning Delivery with 7 Eye-openers.
AUGUST 21, 2013
mLearning has, slowly but surely, been creating a niche for itself in corporate training and learning. Even a decade ago mLearning was being created and utilized for learning – though sparingly. But in the past few years it has emerged as a sustainable learning platform. With emerging technologies, mobile learning development is also becoming streamlined and budget-friendly.
Why Mobile Learning is Here to Stay
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
This article, which covers reasons why you should consider mLearning as part of your overall learning strategy, is the first of a two-part series on m-Learning. Learning is going mobile. But, if you haven’t taken your training program mobile yet, it could be daunting to gear up for mobile learning. So, Why is Mobility Important?
Why You Need A Mobile Learning Strategy by Bill Brandon
Learning Solutions Magazine
MAY 31, 2011
Mobile learning (mLearning) is taking off on a growth trajectory unparalleled by anything that happened in the history of eLearning. Here are some thoughts about strategy and some resources available to you in the next four weeks that you should consider. Blended Design Strategies Management Strategies Mobile LearningYet this is not an initiative that an organization should jump into without a plan.
Game-based Learning, Microlearning and Mobile Learning: 3 Musketeers of E-learning
JUNE 30, 2016
“I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.” Games and game-based learning, Microlearning, and mobile learning are emerging trends and effective learning strategies. Game-based learning drives learner engagement, Microlearning improves retention, and Mobile learning increases ease of access and adoption.
Meeker Report Can Help Your Mobile Learning Strategy
Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development
MAY 31, 2012
If you are still fighting with.sorry.encouraging your peers or your company's senior executives to embrace mobile learning, then more ammunition just arrived. The Annual Meeker Report is here and it is filled with all the technology trends you need to support just about any eLearning strategy you can imagine. Strategy research mlearncon mlearning elearning corporate eLearningAnd that's all I'll say about it so you can just jump right in and see for yourself. Tell me what you think! See you at mLearnCon. KPCB Internet Trends 2012.
How To Increase The Effectiveness Of Your Mobile Learning Strategy
AUGUST 1, 2016
Today Learning and Development teams worldwide are seeking ways to keep their traditional eLearning as well as mLearning or mobile learning relevant and impactful. will outline two approaches that you can use to increase the effectiveness of your mobile learning strategy. Increasing The Effectiveness Of Your Mobile Learning Strategy.
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. Interesting gameplay.
What does Mobile Learning Look Like?
NOVEMBER 24, 2014
The first article, Why Mobile Learning is Here to Stay , covered why you should consider embedding mLearning into your overall learning strategy. If you’re just getting started in mLearning , the key is to educate yourself and experiment with technology and content delivery on mobile devices. And incorporate based on the lessons you’ve learned from past projects.
How You Can Use Mobile Learning Apps For Microlearning-Based Training
JUNE 15, 2016
In this article, I will outline what mobile learning apps are and the benefits they offer. Using a case study featuring Gamified Assessments in the Mobile App format, I will showcase the impact they can create. Using Mobile Learning Apps For Microlearning-Based Training: Introduction. What Are Mobile Learning Apps? As a supplement to formal training.
Mobile Learning 101: Everything an Instructional Designer Needs To Know
APRIL 17, 2014
The web is abuzz with talks of mobile learning. Mobile Learning HandBook. It''s a pretty solid 42 pages filed with mobile learning resources. Peruse it if you want to learn basic definitions, see examples, and understand the issues, opportunities, and best practices on the subject. There''s a short version suitable for reading on mobile devices. 2.
Ensuring Mobile Learning Success
FEBRUARY 10, 2014
Although mobile learning, or m-learning, may be generating a lot of buzz, it doesn’t matter if the organization doesn’t embrace the technology. We live in a multi-device world, and learning leaders have to find a way to develop and deliver learning solutions that work seamlessly across all platforms, irrespective of size, shape or operating systems. And, while responsive e-learning may be gaining ground, it is important for organizations to pay attention to the relevance and context, and most importantly, accessibility. It’s never that simple, folks.
Are LMSs ready for delivering mobile learning content?
DECEMBER 9, 2014
Mobiles are small devices. However, implementing a mobile-learning strategy involves a careful understanding of how far current LMSs are capable of developing and delivering content on the mobile platform. The question we ask here is: Are current LMSs ready for delivering mobile learning content? LMS apps are of two kinds- native and web apps.
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. Send to Kindle.