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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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Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems

Upside Learning

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. It seamlessly integrates all the components of the performance support system. Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms.

The Power & Potential of Mobile Learning

LearnDash

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. With over 50% of the United States accessing the internet via a mobile device in 2015, it is imperative that the learning technology plays “nice” with mobile formats. mlearning mobile learning

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.

Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact

corporate Learning & Development inside out. continuously improve performance and increase competitiveness, they must move from. the job well and positively impact business performance. 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.

5 Mobile Learning Trends: How M-LearningIs Changing the Workplace

Origin Learning

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.

Blended Learning and Mobile Performance Support: Ahead of the Curve

Bottom-Line Performance

” That sums up the philosophy behind blended learning and the majority of mobile learning being implemented today—and it couldn’t be more true. There are plenty of objections to mobile learning, and actual uptake is still much less than the marketing hype would have us think. How blended learning and mobile learning combat the forgetting curve.

New Mobile Learning Research

Upside Learning

ASTD last week released its new research report, titled ‘ Mobile Learning – Delivering Learning in a Connected World ‘, which we are very pleased to have sponsored. Mobile learning enhances the learning function through performance support. Mobile Learning

Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips

Upside Learning

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. Content pull? Collaboration?

Mobile Learning: More than just Mobile + Learning

Social Learning

Mobile learning seems to be creating a lot of excitement in the learning community these days. For example, according to a report published by Ambient Insight Research, the US market for mobile learning products and services reached $958.7 Growing number of mobile learning tools and platforms. The sharp increase of new learning content and apps.

Designing Mobile Learning Content: Getting Started

Origin Learning

After getting enough inspiration from the current trends and stats about mobile learning , the obvious next question that must be bothering you is – where and how to start? Just like with any new project, a mobile learning implementation program needs a thorough assessment of the current training situation and the tools being used to deliver training.

Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

When it comes to mobile learning myths and misconceptions abound. These myths are holding back widespread adoption of mobile learning in the workplace. This is the most common misconception about mlearning which leads you to evaluate how to implement elearning on mobile devices. It’s just learning on the move. It is quite literally mobile everything.

How the right tech tools for your team can power your sales enablement strategy

Scalability. 2 The Sales Enablement function 3 Learning modalities 4 Why LMS? Top-performing sales reps of leading organizations are masters of market knowled- ge, customer needs, their products and services, their value, their competition, and. know to support the buyer through their purchasing journey. sound learning program always incl. your learning courses.

Mobile Learning – The Third Dimension

Upside Learning

An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage. We believe mobile learning will play an extremely important role in enabling organizations to support their people manage and retain their competitive edge – check out our earlier webinar “ No escaping mobile learning ”.

5 Reasons Why Performance Support & Mobile Is A Match Made In Heaven!

Upside Learning

While managing training is unarguably a huge challenge to ensure everyone performs in line with the company’s goals, it is the period after the training is over, where employees need support and training cannot really help at that point. Mobile Learning Workplace Learning Performance Support It cannot help because arranging for training cannot be done real-time and has a lot of […].

5 Reasons to Use Mobile Learning for Performance Support

Origin Learning

We are in the age of mobile devices and every business avenue is now thinking of innovative methods to train its workforce and ways to support them on the field. Though there are several factors that enhance the utility of mobile devices, the top spot goes to its ability to store and retrieve information in a jiffy or quicker than that. Image Credit – Flickr.com. Email *.

Mobilize Your Sales Team via Performance Support

Upside Learning

Upside Learning is bombarded on a daily basis with queries from companies prepared to leverage the capacity of mobile learning via the devices (yes, BYOD is here to stay folks) their people own and check constantly throughout the day. Mobile Learning Performance Support And while there are still some organizations that require more education before moving forward, more and […].

eLearning Guild Research: Mobile Learning for Supporting Workers' Performance by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

What is the best way to position learning on mobile devices? It makes sense to use these devices to provide support for learning since we carry them with us all the time. Learning Research Mobile Learning Performance Support

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. In fact, some early mobile learning initiatives have been taken up more for novelty value than for identified real needs.

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.

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.

How to choose between web and native apps for mobile learning?

Origin Learning

Since every mobile device comes with a pre-installed browser, web apps are easy to create and deliver for a large audience. Eventually, updating is also faster and easier because these apps can cater to a whole lot of devices, which include not just mobile phones but desktops as well. common example of a web app is mobile websites of newspapers. Web apps. Native apps.

Why Mobile Learning is a Slow March (#ATDTK Reflections)

Bottom-Line Performance

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.

Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar

Bottom-Line Performance

Mayra Aixa Villar. I had the opportunity to interview Mayra Aixa Villar , instructional designer and thought leader in the mobile learning space. Mayra has authored articles for ASTD and Learning Solutions Magazine and writes frequently on her personal blog. How did you get started in instructional design, and what sparked your interest in mobile? What’s your take?

JIT Performance Support Mobile App Development

Upside Learning

I mentioned before in one of my posts about the growing use of smart phones application as a form of Just-in-Time performance support; as mentioned before ; I feel eventually technology will enable individuals and not just companies/departments to deliver applications. When developing applications for just-in-time performance support, here are some items I keep on my checklist.

Mobile Learning Revolution – Round-Up Of Our Best mLearning Posts

Upside Learning

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.

Mobile Learning 101

The eLearning Coach

Mobile learning might be just the solution that your organization needs to solve a workforce performance problem. But if you haven’t been introduced to mobile learning, you might not even know it. Perhaps you have the mistaken idea that mobile learning is miniaturized eLearning. Mobile

Embedded Performer Support [EPS] Implies Intentional Design

Living in Learning

The EPS discipline is pushing us [Training] into new territory that expands the scope of our deliverable from a training event transaction to seamless implementation of performer support [PS] assets to be consumed at the point of work. The aggregate of training event assets and activities with PS assets should be designed with the intent to support an ecosystem. The design effort I’m suggesting is not just larger in scope, it is involves a level of holistic discovery that is broader than we typically chase after when building training classes/courses.

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.

Leveraging Mobile Learning For Sales Training

Upside Learning

How can mobile learning be used to train sales professionals? Connect with an expert or share your views which allows for ‘reflection’ – often the way sales people learn best with. Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms. What makes Upside2Go a good Performance Support System? Sounds like an exaggeration? Not in my opinion!

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Five Tips for Introducing Mobile Learning by David James

Learning Solutions Magazine

These are the key workflows for all instructional design efforts, including mobile learning. Design Strategies Management Mobile Learning Performance Support Training StrategiesCreate, collaborate, curate. how do you decide on the content itself? Here are five tips that will help you with that most essential step.

Take A Leap Of Faith With Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

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. Just do it!

The Pulse of Mobile Learning

Allison Rossett

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. Making mobile happen .

Mobile Learning Supports Global Health by Inge de Waard

Learning Solutions Magazine

Mobile technology for healthcare delivery and support—mHealth—is growing rapidly, and mLearning is an important part of it. In fact, this area offers great opportunity for those who can create mHealth applications, including training, education, and performance support for healthcare providers and their clients. Here is an overview of this increasingly important field.

Is Mobile Learning A Reality Now?

Upside Learning

Is mobile learning becoming a reality rather than a prediction? And has this led to new generation of players emerging in the learning market place? Over the last three years there have been various predictions , ranging from pessimistic to optimistic about the role that mobile learning will play in the world of learning.

Mobile Learning for Healthcare Professionals

Origin Learning

The healthcare industry is one of the most mobile industries: nurses shuffling between patients, doctors attending to OPD and in-house patients as well as at their own clinics, supporting staff and technicians shuttling between pathology, imaging and diagnostic laboratories and so on. Of course, the training methodology required in such a situation should be mobile too.

Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips

Upside Learning

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

Upside Learning

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.

Want to go mobile for learning and support?

Allison Rossett

invited him to write this when I recognized my lack of clarity about the options for mobile development and delivery. We want to use mobile devices, but which mobile? There is great excitement about the potential of mobile devices for learning and support. It is hard to ignore the benefits of learning and information on demand, in close proximity to work.

Marc My Words: What Exactly Is Mobile Learning? by Marc Rosenberg

Learning Solutions Magazine

How do you see mobile learning? Is the way you think about mobile learning. Instructional Design Mobile Learning Performance Support Social Media Training StrategiesAs a context? device? An ecosystem? inhibiting your application of it? The thought-provoking scenarios in this column may help you resolve these questions.

Mobile Learning How to Learn

The Peformance Improvement

Delivering information to employees via mobile devices appears to be the latest hot trend in employee learning and development. However, if this delivery method means simply reading classroom training documents on a Web site or downloading a file that is thick with facts and instructions, we will not enhance learning nor help employees contribute to the success of their organizations.

Mobile learning – Push or pull?

E-Learning Provocateur

The universal advice for m-learning is to keep it short. Although it leverages modern technology – namely, smartphones and tablets – this kind of m-learning remains traditional “push” training. Of course push training has its place in the broader learning model, but it’s just the tip of the iceberg. In a true learning organisation, the vast majority of learning is pulled. This approach accommodates multiple devices (mobile or otherwise), without the need for multiple authoring tools or the production of multiple content packages.

Mobile learning – Push or pull?

E-Learning Provocateur

The universal advice for m-learning is to keep it short. Although it leverages modern technology – namely, smartphones and tablets – this kind of m-learning remains traditional “push” training. Of course push training has its place in the broader learning model, but it’s just the tip of the iceberg. In a true learning organisation, the vast majority of learning is pulled. This approach accommodates multiple devices (mobile or otherwise), without the need for multiple authoring tools or the production of multiple content packages.

Mobile Learning: CHANGE YOUR WAYS OR YOU ARE DOOOOOMED!

Social Learning

In my last post I briefly mentioned my skepticism about the demand for mobile learning in the workplace. According to the World Wide Web Foundation, 90% of the world population has access to a mobile telephone device*, with over five billion subscribers. And Morgan Stanley Research estimates that, worldwide, mobile internet users will surpass desktop internet users by 2014.

Mobile Learning and Interactivity

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

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. JP: Course designers must understand the differences in the various mobile devices, operating systems and browsers. Or for that matter the media supported by browsers is different. Performance tracking is supported (with SCORM).

You’ve Implemented Mobile Learning – Now How Do You Sustain Interest?

Upside Learning

One of the things I always like doing is talking to our customers about 6 months after our mobile performance support tool (Upside2Go) has been implemented in their organization. common thread I've noticed is there is a lot of initial excitement/activity during the mobile app roll out period the first few months. Mobile Learning Yet as […].

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