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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. Upside2Go: ?

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. So everyone wants mobile 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

Cloud Based eLearning Platforms: 10 Advantages eLearning Professionals Need To Know

Docebo

Lack of data security, unreliable access, and the absence of IT support resources are just some of the myths surrounding cloud based eLearning platforms and some of the issues that prevent upper management from signing off on a cloud eLearning platform for your organization. Who wants to waste valuable resources on installing an eLearning platform solution?

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.

20 Wonderful Resources for Using BLE Beacons in Mobile Learning

Learnnovators

This may feel futuristic, but the cool thing is that the technologies are all already there (and cheap!) ” – Geoff Stead (Head of Mobile Learning, Qualcomm). Since then, we have been doodling and dreaming about using this fascinating tool to create proximity-based learning applications. They can also help trigger location specific ‘actions’ in users’ mobile phones.

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?

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.

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 – What It Can Do For A Global Workforce

Upside Learning

The global workforce today is confronted with a demanding environment in which to perform. 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.

Making Mobile Learning Work – LearnX 2013 Panel Discussion Summary

G-Cube

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?

Developing Mobile Learning Apps with Lectora and PhoneGap

CommLab India

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!

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

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.

7 Top Learning Trends for 2016

Axonify

If there’s one thing that’s certain about the future of learning, it’s that it will continue to play a large role in organizational success. But the shape of learning is changing. Based on conversations with top learning analysts, leading organizations and industry experts, here’s what we believe are the most credible and crucial learning trends for organizations in 2016.

More on Mobile Learning Trends

Integrated Learnings

Clay Duda, an ILS contributor, recently posted an article to our other blog, Shared Learning , covering the Technology Association of Georgia's Workplace Learning event last week on mLearning. You can read his article on the highlights here, 'What Does Mobile Learning Mean to You?' It was a great and informative evening, particularly Margaret Martin's demo of Merlin Mobility's augmented reality app that is just astounding; below are a few other items that stood out to me. Determine if mobile is the answer, then determine how to make it happen.

Why Not A Snapguide For Your Workplace?

Upside Learning

I stumbled across this article at Gigaom.com talking about how Snapguide is trying to be the how to guide for everything – on your mobile. In my opinion, this is also the most impactful aspect of mobile learning in the workplace. As adults your staff does not learn when the L&D wants them to, but they do when they are stuck doing a task.

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.

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Optimizing Web Media for Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

We’ve recently been delivering simple content just-in-time for access through the websites that are designed to run on mobile devices. If the users predominantly use iPhones, then focus on developing for that platform. If you have loads of users in Continental Europe and Asia, you’ll find that Symbian is the preferred platform. Almost all major platforms have emulators.

A Mobile Learning Decision Path for Instructional Designers tasked with developing #mLearning [Download]

mLearning Revolution

Since leaving Adobe Systems almost two years ago, I have had the great fortune of working on a number of e-Learning and m-Learning projects for different organizations in various industries. Analysis of Current Mobile Learning Space … 5. Sample Project 2—Boarding Officer Support for Rules & Regulations … 11. Mobile Learning Resources … 218.

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. ” 2.

Paper Cuts

Learnnovators

I’m late to the party, but finally I’ve gotten my hands onto Google Cardboard. I’ve been tinkering with it and, in the spirit of Virtual Reality Working Out Loud Week , I’ve decided to share with you what I’ve learned so far. I’ll also share my problems – and there are plenty of them – so if you can solve any for me I’d be grateful! THE DEVICE. 360° VIDEOS. These are great! 360° PHOTOS.

Looop Doubles Down on Mobile Learning with Launch of New App by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Looop, a new cloud-based training platform, recently launched a mobile app that allows users to build learning into the daily. The app, which takes advantage of the convenience and ease offered by mobile devices, is. Design & Development Tools Mobile Learning Performance Support Rapid Development habits of their learners. downloadable now on iOS and Android.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Bob Little is a writer , commentator and publicist who works globally, specializing in the corporate online learning industry. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Join us on this exciting journey as we engage with thought leaders and learning innovators to see what the future of our industry looks like. LCMSs.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. ” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ The research isn’t heartening. We also have been “learning-out-loud” and “working-out-loud”, thereby trying our best to practice this form of learning.