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 […].
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!
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.
Tablet Learning – Neither Mobile Learning Nor eLearning
NOVEMBER 29, 2011
There’s a definite movement towards delivering learning on tablets and mobile phones. It is quite common these days to get client requests for delivering elearning (meant for traditional desktops) or mobile learning (meant for mobile phones) solutions on tablets too. Tablets are very different from the PCs or mobile phones. Is that a good idea?
Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact
corporate Learning & Development inside out. employee learning challenge is ensuring that what is taught is actually understood and. In the next 12 to 24 months, many businesses plan to increase their spending on learning. been huge strides made in both brain science and technology, resulting in a wealth of. corporate Learning & Development. work and learn.
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. I’ve been doing some research around it and I’ve documented some of the better links I’ve come across. 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. Learning Org. Mobile Learning thinking: Get on your skateboard to keep up! Will at Work Learning.
5 Mobile Learning Trends: How M-LearningIs Changing the Workplace
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
Mobile Learning Technology has opened up a whole gamut of options to extend the learning blend. No longer do employees have to rely solely on the usual means of training – be it ILT or e-learning. Suddenly, there is a growing urgency both among adopters and non-adopters to board the mobile learning train before it’s too late. Performance support.
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.
Tools For Mobile Learning Development
MARCH 21, 2010
Upside is doing a fair bit of mobile learning development and we blog about it regularly. 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. The technology has to work. What struck me the most as a learning professional was the role of the curator/s. Blended learning at its best.
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.
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
Mobile Learning: 3 Security Threats & 7 Ways to Beat Them
JUNE 15, 2016
Anywhere, anytime, on-the-go learning has become a reality due to mobile learning. It’s constantly evolving, as the technology focus has shifted to Smartphones from computers. However, security and privacy issues in mobile learning may play spoil sport. Technology experts say most third party mobile apps do not use secure connections for data access.
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.
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. would say, undoubtedly, it was mobile learning. If you were there I’m sure you sensed mobile learning was in the air. All the major players in the UK-EU market showcased their mobile learning solutions and a number of free sessions focused on mobile learning.
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.
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? See you there.
Learning Technology at the core of The Connected Age? #LTHE
Dont Waste Your Time
NOVEMBER 6, 2013
hope you can see where I am coming from and why I’ve added this video to the #LTHE project as I see the Learning Technologist as an enabler, facilitator, manager, specialist, and even student in these ‘connected age’ Education settings: “Higher Education is a connected community, and connections can do transformative things. Enjoy this video from Educause.
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.
Future of Learning Technology – 2015
MAY 7, 2010
The Learning Circuits Big Question this month asks – “ What will the workplace learning technology look like in 2015 ”. The question is inspired from a post by Derek Morrsion – Technology to Enhance Learning in 2015 , quite an interesting post, a must read. I can only wonder at the pace of change of technology that the world has seen in last decade.
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.
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. 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. Some mobile initiatives offer hope.
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.
Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips
MARCH 1, 2010
There really is very little different about designing mobile learnin g from other forms of learning. The guidelines that apply for effective learning are really not much different but for the change in context. 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.
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.
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.
Developing Mobile Learning: Which Device Are Your Targeting?
APRIL 14, 2011
When you are getting started with mobile learning one of the decision you’ll have to make is which device(s) to target. In a SWOT Analysis of Mobile Learning we posted earlier this week, we listed this as one of the weaknesses of mobile learning as it stands today. Fragmented market and no real common development platform make this a serious hindrance to mobile learning adoption. Mobile Learning Developing Mobile Learning mLearning Mobile Learning Technology Mobile OS Sales
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. talked to her to get her take on the subject.
Five Myths of Mobile Learning
AUGUST 24, 2009
I’ve been occupied with writing a paper to promote the adoption of mobile learning amongst corporates and enterprises. While trawling through multiple web-links, a pattern of myths about mobile learning emerges. Devices lack in screen and key size and processing power - It’s said quite often that as compared to personal computers, mobile devices lack the large physical interface devices (keyboard, monitor, mouse, printer…) that personal computers provide. When we use personal computers to learn the potential for distraction is equal.
The Advent of Mobile Learning Technology
JANUARY 7, 2010
As a facilitator for social interaction and for mobile learning, these networks are unsurpassed in mankind’s history. veritable third of humanity now carries a mobile communication device with some amount of computing power and sophisticated input and output features – that’s 4 billion people! One of the areas we see with the largest potential is learning.
Blackboard Mobile Learn App – examples?
Dont Waste Your Time
DECEMBER 5, 2013
Here’s the question … has anyone designed a Blackboard course purely from the perspective of working from the Mobile Learn App? suspect that the course, designed for mobile, would not work well for anyone else. Blackboard Mobile Learn – Google Play and iTunes downloads. Blackboard Mobile Learn – Resource centre.
Developing Mobile Learning Apps with Lectora and PhoneGap
JUNE 16, 2016
The latest trend in technology-enabled learning methodologies is Mobile Learning Apps. Accessing learning content through apps is easier than through browsers. Though there are some security concerns, mobile apps can be an ideal platform for reinforcing classroom training/eLearning and providing performance support. Happy learning! Finally take the.
Q&A With Sarah Gilbert: How to Succeed With Mobile Learning
ATD Learning Technologies
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
In this Q&A podcast , ATD Learning Technologies Community Manager Justin Brusino talks to Sarah Gilbert, who specializes in training strategy and development at meLearning Solutions. Sarah talks not only about why practitioners need to know about mobile learning, but also what they need to know to succeed with their mobile learning initiatives.
The Practice of Mobile Learning
MARCH 17, 2010
I tend to look at mobile learning in two distinct contexts – first as a tool to meet a learning need, second as a learning content delivery platform. While these two contexts are implicitly linked, it helps to look at them separately to understand how mobile technology can actually benefit learning. When Wanting to Learn More. link]. link].
Mobile Learning – What It Can Do For A Global Workforce
FEBRUARY 21, 2011
Ironically, while employees need more time for learning in order to optimize their productivity, they actually have less time to participate in formal learning activities. vast majority of the global workforce is very busy and has very little time to focus on learning. Mobiles are a way of life and are catching up in the learning domain as well. Mobile Learning:
Mobile Learning in Africa Facts
DECEMBER 23, 2014
At this point it isn’t a secret that mobile learning (also referred to as ‘mlearning’) is projected to grow over the foreseeable future. simple trip the store will provide all the evidence you need that people prefer mobile devices for entertainment and learning. All over the world mobile learning is growing in popularity. Below are some facts, originally shared by Docebo , that demonstrate the boom that is occurring in the world of mobile learning, particular in Africa: In 2013, the African mobile telecom market was $60 billion.
General Considerations for Mobile Learning (mLearning)
JANUARY 14, 2010
Wikipedia defines mobile learning as “Any sort of learning that happens when the learner is not at a fixed, predetermined location, or learning that happens when the learner takes advantage of the learning opportunities offered by mobile technologies. However, without an alteration in behavior, it is not deemed to be learning.
12 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 26
AUGUST 3, 2011
These devices, with their immense potential to enhance learning, are on the cusp of something profound; be it in the classrooms or the boardrooms. Also, learn about some interesting tidbits on blended learning and content authoring. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? More on this below. Know more.
Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013
AUGUST 14, 2013
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.
9 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 21
MAY 3, 2011
Learning as we knew it has undergone (and continues to undergo) a sea change. Today, we have new forms of learning like – blended, informal, social, mobile etc. Learn about some of these new approaches here. Besides this, we also have some tools that will help you in mobile app development. Top 10 Challenges Of Blended Learning. Learning is no exception.
20 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 13
FEBRUARY 15, 2011
As people increasingly embrace social media and new technologies with open arms, social learning, informal learning and blended learning continue to gain a strong foothold in an organization’s learning palette. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? How Blended Learning Will Change the World.
Does a Slow Down in Self-Paced E-Learning Signal Growth for Other Learning Technologies?
ATD Learning Technologies
JANUARY 10, 2016
The growth rate for self-paced e-learning in the United States is now negative at -2.7 percent, according to the recent Ambient Insight report, The 2015-2020 Self-Paced E-Learning Market. But is this good news for other learning tech options that have been positioned for growth? According to Ambient research, U.S. revenues will drop from the $21.3 reached in 2015 to $18.6
10 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 23
MAY 20, 2011
As technology continues to infiltrate every corner of the K-12 educational space, mobile learning is slowly but clearly emerging as the ‘future’ of learning. Furthermore, you can learn some tips, techniques and best practices for developing mobile web apps. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further?
Why should you use mobile learning for sales training?
JANUARY 29, 2015
Most often we prefer ‘walk-the-talk’, ‘internet-on-the-go’ and several other mobile technological solutions. Every business sector is now trying new methods to train its employees and to bring in a change in their learning curve so as to gain an edge among their competitors. There are several ways to keep yourself updated and mobile phones seem to be a prime choice among many.
10 hot topic talks at Learning Technologies 2016
JANUARY 26, 2016
Learning Technologies 2016 is just around the corner, and Europe’s leading L&D exhibition and conference is bigger than ever. Multi-device learning One of the topics discussed at length in the. was mobile and multi-device learning. Brush up on mobile learning with our multi-device picks for Learning Technologies 2016: Talk 1: Love to learn!