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Making Mobile Learning Work – LearnX 2013 Panel Discussion Summary


I will be stating the obvious when I say that there is huge amount of interest in mobile learning across the globe. Technological shifts like movement away from Flash to HTML, and rapid adoption of tablet devices are shaking up how learning content is designed, and how learners access them. What is m-Learning? What are the barriers to adopt m-Learning?

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. As always, please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. Clayton R. Do Different.

Mobile Learning Implementation: Need, Myths & Success Factors (ASTD TK 2013 – Slide Deck)

Upside Learning

At all major learning/HR/training conferences and events since last 12 months and more, there is a clear change you can notice – more and more people, increasingly, talk and inquire about mobile learning. Even though there is a clear positive change in understanding about mobile learning and its benefits, there are still a few misconceptions around it.


Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

Last week Cisco published a research paper entitled “ Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2012–2017 ,” which included some staggering figures, as to the speed with which we are adopting internet-connected mobile devices around the world. mobile devices per capita. Mobilize Learning by Optimizing it for Touch.

8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning

mLearning Revolution

2012 has been an amazing year for mobile! This year we have seen technology companies introduce a myriad of mobile devices of all sizes, prices and operating systems. Earlier this year Comscore reported that 2014 will be the year in which the number of mobile users will surpass desktop users for the first time. Become an Active, Observant Mobile user. Samsung S3).

Mobile Learning is where the Puck is Going to Be [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

I have been busy launching my workshop on how to transition from e-Learning to m-Learning. Now that this workshop is up-and-running, I’m back with more thoughts on the mobile learning revolution. Last night I returned home from attending a conference in Houston, TX, called e-Learning Symposium 2013, which is put together by MicroAssist, Inc.

Clark Quinn Mobile Learning Design #astdtk13

Learning Visions

I'm at the ASTD Tech Knowledge 2013 Conference kicking off today January 29, 2013 in San Jose, California. Mobile design principles. Don't try to put everything in a mobile world. What tools to develop mobile? These are my liveblogged notes from a concurrent session with Dr. Clark Quinn @quinnovator. Apologies for typos and incoherence. What's the least I can do for you? We over design and overdevelop. What's the least I can do to get you over the hump? Focus on 20% of the features tht give you 80% of the value. They change so fast. Make it iterative.


eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again. Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. The list focuses primarily on the use of eLearning, technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. Online.

Learning Trends, Technologies, and Opportunities – New White Paper by Sharon Boller

Bottom-Line Performance

Sharon Boller , President of Bottom-Line Performance, has authored a new white paper: “Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities.” ” Using both quantitative research and anecdotal evidence from our work with Fortune 500 clients, Sharon uncovers both what the learning and development field currently looks like AND where is it headed in the next 12 – 18 months.

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mLearnCon 2013: Getting Results with Mobile Learning by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

This year’s mLearnCon Conference & Expo provided a complete package for attendees, whether they. were just exploring mobile learning or were already involved. those who are already leading this learning revolution: Mobile learning is here, it is working in many. places, and it is changing the way we think about supporting learning and performance.

The Time to Mobilize Learning is Now: ASTD Houston Keynote Presentation [Slides]

mLearning Revolution

I had the great fortune of being invited to deliver the opening keynote presentation at this year’s annual ASTD Houston conference. The title of my presentation was ‘ The Time to Mobilize Learning is Now! Mobile Learning ASTD Houston eLearning featured mLearning RJ Jacquez ASTD Houston Keynote Presentation by @rjacquez. frameborder="0". Send to Kindle.


#MlearnCon Recap: Where are we now with mLearning?

Challenge to Learn

This is the reason I focused this year on case studies, to see where the corporations and institutes are in their process of going mobile. Smaller companies are not yet ready to take the mobile step. Tincan was almost invisible at this conference, very strange). For me as a vendor this conference was a success. We need to enable the first mobile step.

eLearning Conferences 2012


Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences for January to June 2012 Clayton R. Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] This 26th version of the conference list covers selected events from four continents. The list focuses primarily on the use of technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. > Please leave a comment if you would like me to include another eLearning Conference! Petersburg Beach, Florida, USA.

Analysis of ASTD International Conference and Expo 2013

eLearning 24-7

It’s the yearly review of the ASTD International Conference and Expo. Well, this year’s show had all the fun and excitement you can expect in the biggest training conference event of the year. It is not like this is the first go around for our beloved association in having a conference and trade show. Best booth – Gamelearn, very modern and hip – but no demos; so Mindmarker wins out – nice hip booth and mobile devices with their product on it to play around on. I was enthralled to see more e-learning products than in past shows.

Trade Show Circuit 2013

eLearning 24-7

In just one month, the e-learning trade show season will be upon us. Too many e-learning shows. The show is solely focused on e-learning and the vendors come from all over the world. A must for any e-learning vendor. As listed above, seminars are a mixed bag (just as they are with any e-learning or heck any trade show). I still do not understand how a show that is tech and e-learning oriented can have such awful Wi-Fi on the expo floor? Learning Solutions. Again, just as with any e-learning show, you may come away disappointed. M-Learning.

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Hello 2013

Janet Clarey

As 2013 begins, it seems an ideal time to reflect back on 2012, share some observations and predictions, and get blogging again. In December, I wrote about Bankia’s learning content management architecture and how its use of a single source, asset-based approach to content led to huge cost savings and greater efficiency. I predict large organizations will increasingly utilize LCMSs for mobile content development and deployment and to provide on-demand performance support for employees. The market is also being reinvented by social learning tools. Huge.

The New Adobe Captivate 7 Marches Backwards into the Future [Review]

mLearning Revolution

There’s nothing in there that addresses real solutions for today’s trending topics, such as Cloud computing, Mobile Learning, Responsive Design, Adaptive publishing, Mobile Apps, etc. Here we are 12 months later and Adobe India releases a new version of Captivate just in time for the mLearnCon conference. eLearning Mobile Learning Captivate featured mLearnCon mLearning

Technology won't replace teachers, but.

Learning with e's

"Technology won't replace teachers, but teachers who use technology will probably replace teachers who don't" This was just one of the contentious and thought provoking statements made at Learning Through Technology this week in Glasgow. LTT2013 was one of two conferences I was invited to speak at this week. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. who would you appoint?

Game changers in the Training Zone

Learning with e's

This week, ahead of my speech at the Learning Technologies Conference I recorded a 10 minute podcast interview for the Training Zone. To give you a taste of what was discussed, here is some of what I said in an excerpt from the transcript: Q: What are the big technological developments we can expect to see implemented in 2013? Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Courses, or learning episodes?

Learning with e's

During a recent Learning Pool Live event in London, I posted the following message on Twitter: Move away from courses, towards events, experiences, challenges. We were discussing a range of digital provisions for learning and development in the corporate world. Someone at the conference showed a cartoon which depicted two managers discussing the training budget.

eLearning – Responsive & Responsible

Upside Learning

Ever since responsive eLearning became a buzzword we (at Upside Learning) have been inundated with requests from clients to make every (well almost every), piece of eLearning responsive and multi-device compatible. Now let’s look at Dr. Gottfredson’s 5 moments of learning need. So, more performance support or just in time learning need. Horses for courses?

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Our 2013 Mantra for #mLearning: Simplify, Simplify, Simplify [Lessons from LinkedIn]

mLearning Revolution

May 2013 be the year each one of us creates a dent in our own Universe! Don’t look now, but there’s a revolution happening everywhere driven primarily by the rise of mobile. Virtually every process and every product is being “ reimagined ” because of mobile. Mobile Learning featured mobile mobile-first Send to Kindle.

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014


2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies. We started the year with our own forecasts through ‘ Top 11 Disruptive e-Learning Technologies ’, many of which, when we look back, turned out to be accurate. LMSs, LCMSs, and Learning Management Platforms. Learning Analytics. HTML5.

Stop Evaluating Training!

Upside Learning

" As a learning solutions vendor, I’ve been asked this question countless times and have also encountered it in many an RFP. My response to clients has typically been: If you are referring to Kirkpatrick Levels 1 & 2 it’s not very difficult; ‘smiley sheets’ will tell us about Reaction, and ‘assessments’ can help determine Learning.

Getting Started in Mobile Learning


This opens up a whole new realm of possibilities for reaching learners with effective and relevant learning opportunities. Based on the numbers and predictions , mobile is going to be bigger that we can even imagine, and learning experience (LX) designers need to be ready. In any new endeavor, learning the ropes is key. Learn Your Authoring Tool. Educate Yourself.

Beyond Cost-Savings: Advantages of MOOCs for Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

Although the mere idea of using MOOCs requires a shift in how organizations think about their training programs, much of the infrastructure already exists: more than 70% of companies have a learning management system (LMS) in place, and as of 2011 77% of corporations were already using online learning in their training programs. Compared to higher education, where debates about online versus face-to-face content delivery are still quite heated, corporations have been early and fast adopters of elearning and technology-enabled learning tools. Learning Analytics.

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Stats on Workplace Learning

Marcia Conner

” Recently I’ve been asked for various stats about workplace learning and the training industry in particular. With the popularity of my stats to make the case for social tools in business , post I realized others may also appreciate information on where to find data about learning at work. organizations on [formal] employee learning in 2012. . percent to $55.8

Arming Your Sales Force with Content and Tools

JPL Learning

With mobile technology like the iPad, organizations can now arm their sales forces with the content and tools to meet customer expectations and provide remarkable experiences. While the mobile tablet provides functionality and a high-tech image, the custom content and tools make the difference. Mobile Learning Sales Training sales training

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4 Traditional PC Features Mobile is NOT About

mLearning Revolution

I am back and looking forward to more great mobile conversations. According to GeekWire, total Surface revenue reached $853 million on June 30, 2013. A slide I use in my Mobile Learning workshops to illustrate ways in which mobile is different than the traditional PC. Mobile is about doing more with less. Mobile Learning featured mLearning mobile PC


The New Moto X gives us a Glimpse into the future of Mobile and Predictive Computing

mLearning Revolution

In fact, things on mobile are beginning to get complicated as they did in the PC era, and since Mobile is about simplicity, this cannot be a good thing. The idea that a phone can display the right notifications for me exactly when I need them is another exciting microinteraction that I welcome into my mobile experience. Ready when you are. Predictive Computing. Thoughts?

Elearning in education vs corporate sector


Elearning allows both students and business executives to learn anywhere and at any time. You can learn from virtually any place with a computer or mobile device and internet connection, meaning you can study from home, on vacation or in your break. Career-related: Enterprise learning helps employees gain new skills to advance their careers inside the company.

mLearnCon 2013: Support Accomplishment with Mobile Technology! by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

Widespread media attention is raising expectations for the use of mobile technology in learning and. Conference & Expo 2013 will help you as you chart your course—here’s how! Emerging Topics Management Mobile Learning Professional Development Training Strategies performance support. that will benefit your organization and to make practical plans.

How to Design eLearning for Traditional Learners

Association eLearning

Technology is truly beginning to transform what learning is. If you’ve attended any of the many eLearning or training & development conferences, you know there is a lot of buzz around augmented reality, immersive learning simulations, serious games and social learning applications. While we believe these technologies are already bringing seismic changes to the learning landscape, we need to remember not to maroon the traditional learner. . Trying to learn new information while learning how to use a new program makes both tasks more difficult.

Mobile Learning: A couple examples of the promise it offers

Bottom-Line Performance

We have integrated mobile devices into our lives at a lightning fast pace: In 2009, 83% of adult Americans owned a mobile phone (and who knows how many children!) ( 2009 Pew Internet Report ); we can assume that a poll taken today would show even higher percentages. Seventy-seven percent of the global population owns mobile phones. Create more palatable formal learning.

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