Top 5 Ways Companies Are Using Mobile Learning Technology
APRIL 16, 2014
If engaged in the learning industry long enough, you gain a keen understanding and appreciation for the direction that learning is headed. Mobile Learning Developing Mobile Learning eLearning on mobile And occasionally you have the opportunity to witness a genuine ‘tipping point’ in the industry – the adoption of a new approach that delivers meaningful value for those who must perform at the […].
Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips
JULY 26, 2011
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.
The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning
Your Training Edge
AUGUST 29, 2016
My previous posts 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.
Mobile Learning and Certification in your LMS
JULY 7, 2016
Mobile Learning, or mLearning for short, is not the newest trend to hit the LMS market: the “ fall of personal computing ” has been a topic of discussion on this blog for a long time. But mLearning continues to make the top industry trends as the expectation of mobile access to Learning Management System platforms becomes ever more engrained among learners.
The Power & Potential of Mobile Learning
JUNE 1, 2016
Chances are that by now you have at least heard of mobile learning, though you may still be confused as to what that actually means. In the early years of mlearning there was some confusion but now this is an industry all its own with clear technology and instructional design methodology. In other words: ignore mobile learning at your own peril!
Three Ways Mobile Learning Stands Out From Other Learning Technologies
ATD Learning Technologies
AUGUST 18, 2014
In this excerpt from Mastering Mobile Learning: Tips and Techniques for Success , Dr. Gary Woodill outlines three features of mobile learning that make it stand out from other learning technologies: clocks, input/out peripherals, and messaging. Click here to read full version
5 Mobile Learning Trends In Vogue
OCTOBER 11, 2016
Imagine you wake up one fine morning to realize your mobile has abandoned you. Such is the impact of mobiles on our lives. Humans, especially Millennials, have reached a phase where life without a mobile translates into the end of life. This sort of engagement with mobiles has lead to the rise of many mobile learning trends in the corporate sector.
Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources
NOVEMBER 2, 2009
I’ve spent an inordinately long time writing a whitepaper on mobile learning trying to expound our thoughts about it and how it might be used in the workplace. If you’re considering mobile learning in any shape or form, I’d suggest you give these a browse. Mobile Learning Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training. M-Learning Org. Mobile Learning thinking: Get on your skateboard to keep up! The Revolution No One Noticed: Mobile Phones and Multimobile Services in Higher Education. Will at Work Learning.
Tools For Mobile Learning Development
MARCH 21, 2010
Upside is doing a fair bit of mobile learning development and we blog about it regularly. I want to share some tools which may assist you in developing mobile learning applications. Tools to develop Native applications: SDK provided for mobile device. It requires MIDP/JVM on mobile device. Each mobile device has some variation in implementing MIDP profile.
Learning Technologies 2016 UK Recap
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
New post Learning Technologies 2016 UK Recap on Obsidian Learning. I had the pleasure of being in London last week attending the annual Learning and Technologies 2016 conference ( [link] ) there. I directly experienced a few themes that are applicable in learning regardless of the content. The technology has to work. Blended learning at its best.
Top 10 Ways People Are Using Mobile Learning
JUNE 4, 2014
Clearly there is plenty of buzz out there around mobile learning. Yet the question I’m asked most frequently is – how are your clients leveraging mobile learning technology? […]. Mobile Learning In my role, I field multiple inquiries on a weekly basis. Many companies know that there are efficiencies to be achieved through an effectively deployed mLearning strategy.
The Pulse of Mobile Learning
DECEMBER 6, 2012
Most of what is said and written about mobile learning and support touts potential and points to the future. Current studies confirm a faint pulse for mobile in enterprise learning today. I first noticed this enthusiasm-action gap when colleague Jim Marshall and I surveyed workplace learning professionals about their learning technology practices. To our surprise, even in this professionally active sample, only 4% said they were using mobile to deliver learning and support in their organizations. Making mobile happen .
4 Ways Of Mobile Learning Evaluation: Are You Making The Desired Effect?
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
Over the past decade, mobile learning is growing in scope and capability that offer new opportunities for learning that extends beyond the traditional e-learning or instructor-led classroom. During the early days of mobile learning, developers became aware of significant issues that came with the adoption of mobile devices for learning.
What Is Mobile Learning?
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
I spent a day at the Learning Technologies show exhibition in London this week. There is a lot of talk of mobile, social, and informal learning at the vendor stalls this year. The most confused, if not misused, term seems to be mobile learning. One large learning systems provider says mobile learning is what’s done on your laptop.
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.
Why Mobile Learning is a Slow March (#ATDTK Reflections)
JANUARY 19, 2016
While a huge number of organizations are still just getting their feet wet with mobile, this year’s ATD TechKnowledge conference sought to get learning professionals thinking beyond our current approaches to imagine how technology in 2020 and beyond will impact learning. Mobile learning as we know it today is reliant on the “glass slab” in our hand.
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.
Everyone Is Talking Mobile Learning. Brilliant!
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
Last week we were at Learning Technologies 2012 in London braving the winter chill here in London. I would say, undoubtedly, it was mobile learning. If you were there I’m sure you sensed mobile learning was in the air. So many vendors offering mobile solutions will help the market expand faster. Upside Learning mLearning Mobile Learning
Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems
FEBRUARY 4, 2011
In an earlier blog post, I had written about how Microlearning is changing the face of learning at the workplace. This post specifically talks about how a Mobile Learning Platform can be used as an effective Performance Support System. Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms. We unveiled our mobile learning solution – Upside2Go – at ASTD TechKnowledge 2011.
Empowering employees with mobile learning
JANUARY 24, 2017
The business world has changed fundamentally in the past decade due to the increase in mobile device usage. Companies have to keep up with the accelerated technological advance as well as with the shift in employee behaviour. Most people dread at least one of those but they all have to be integrated so as to touch upon every possible learning style in the room. E-learning
Mobile Learning Revolution – Round-Up Of Our Best mLearning Posts
JUNE 21, 2011
Mobile Learning has been on our minds and for all the right reasons. And we are one of the 30 exhibitors showcasing our entire range of innovative Mobile Learning Solutions at booth number 316. Also on display would be our newly launched revolutionary platform for Mobile Learning – Upside2Go. What Is Mobile Learning? PM on 21st June.
4 Mobile Learning Blogs You Will Be Interested in Checking Out!
JULY 21, 2016
A mobile device has become such a necessity these days that everyone desires to have one (at least). Taking advantage of this, many companies have broken the perception of the mobile device merely being a communication device and are migrating their training programs to these devices. Making the Best Use of the Mobile Device to Drive Performance. Mobile Learning Trends.
5 Ways Organizations Can Benefit from Mobile Learning [Infographic]
JANUARY 30, 2017
Mobile learning is a new format that has many takers for its ease of use and portability options. In simple terms, device portability and connectivity to information sources are the basis of m-learning. This feature of mobile learning has caught the eye of many organizations to train their employees, but how do organizations benefit from this training method?
How Mobile Learning Challenges Can Be Conquered
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
If the prediction by Gartner is anything to go by, a massive 70% of the mobile workforce will be using tablets by 2017. This statistic is enough for you to venture into the world of mobile learning if you haven’t yet. Mobile learning is learning through mobile devices such as Smartphones, iPads, and tablets. The boon: Mobile apps.
7 Compelling Reasons Your Sales Force Needs Mobile Learning
OCTOBER 17, 2016
Mobile learning is an exact fit for such situations. It offers learning on-the-go. The critical part is that the learner is mobile and not confined to a specific location. This has an impact on both the place and time of learning. Mobile learning empowers learning outside classrooms – anytime, anywhere, on any device. Mobile workforce.
3 Ideas to Blend Mobile Learning With Classroom Training
DECEMBER 9, 2016
Mobile devices have become truly addictive.We The flexibility of mobile devices helps you fit mobile learning anywhere in the learning cycle – before, during, and after a training program. Here’s how mobile learning can be blended with classroom sessions. Mobile learning nuggets before a classroom session to create awareness about the topic.
Mobile Learning and Interactivity
Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning
AUGUST 25, 2011
Does mobile learning need interactivity? Even more so, says Janhavi Padture, one of the invited speakers at Washington Interactive Technologies Conference, hosted by SALT (Society of Applied Learning Technologies). Mobile content is short-duration, small-screen. Give us examples of interactivity on mobile devices. What are some of the technology challenges in mlearning? JP: Course designers must understand the differences in the various mobile devices, operating systems and browsers. I talked to her to get her take on the subject.
5 Potential Benefits of Mobile learning at Workplace
OCTOBER 31, 2016
Mobile learning has clearly proved time and again its worth in today’s corporate world. Many companies are implementing mobile learning to support their overall training strategy. Besides, its huge potential to become the widely used learning platform sets it leagues apart from conventional eLearning. Facilitating Collaborative and Continuous Learning : .
The 5 Top Blogs of 2016 on Mobile Learning
DECEMBER 28, 2016
The corporate training world is chanting the mobile learning mantra. The demand for mobile-compatible technology-enabled learning solutions is growing by leaps and bounds. Markets and Markets estimates that the global mobile learning market will grow from $7.98 Are you planning to climb the mobile learning bandwagon too? Tin Can API.
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?
Take A Leap Of Faith With Mobile Learning
FEBRUARY 25, 2013
This article was originally published in Learning Technologies 2013’s special show guide issue. Mobile Learning has been on the horizon for a long time but has met with scepticism and technical constraints in its early days. Now, even though bandwidths have improved and devices have become more capable, mobile learning is still struggling to take off.
ASTD Webcast On New Mobile Learning Research
JULY 24, 2012
Regular readers of this blog will be aware that we recently supported ASTD research on Mobile Learning , a report around that was released in May 2012. Manager, Learning Technology at Qualcomm). Kevin believes it’s the tablets that have really got mobile learning started. We have written about tablet learning being different from others as well.
Mobile Learning for Sales- Addressing 4 Major Sales Force Challenges
JULY 6, 2016
You can overcome these challenges with mobile sales enablement applications. Sales teams face many challenges, in this post we will touch upon four challenges and discuss how mobile learning can be the one-stop solution for them. #1. But you can overcome these challenges with mobile learning. They just used the in-built features of mobiles for sales purposes.
13 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 25
JULY 5, 2011
The mLearning flavor spills over into this week too as we scour the web for the best in mobile everything. It’s no secret that effective learning cannot be achieved without a robust strategy. Further, with the relatively less number of mLearning tools available and the myriad number of different devices and platforms, creating content for the mobile devices is no mean task.