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Do You Have a Mobile Learning Strategy?

LearnDash

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

Upside Learning

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

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.

Getting Started With Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

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

Upside Learning

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

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

Origin Learning

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

CLO Magazine

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

Origin Learning

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

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

Learnnovators

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?

EI Design

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

Origin Learning

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

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

CommLab India

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

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

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

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

Mindflash

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

G-Cube

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

Designing Digitally

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.

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A Lesson in Mobile Learning Design from Yelp [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

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

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.

G-Cube

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.

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Why Mobile Learning is Here to Stay

Mindflash

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

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

CommLab India

“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

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

EI Design

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

Bottom-Line Performance

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?

Mindflash

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

EI Design

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

SHIFT eLearning

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.

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Ensuring Mobile Learning Success

Training Industry

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?

Origin Learning

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

mLearning Revolution

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.