Mobile Learning Versus ELearning
JANUARY 21, 2016
There was once a time when the term “elearning” encompassed what we know today as mobile learning. When mobile learning (also referred to as mlearning) first came about it wasn’t exactly clear the difference between the two. When most people think of mobile learning today they think of the devices that people use to access course content.
Video Learning Platforms
MARCH 7, 2013
People who bought HD-DVD players – learn that they make great flying objects out of five story buildings. 2012 – Mobile video consumption rises up to 5.4 2013 - LMSs are not the only learning system in town. The new kids of the block (please no jokes here) are Video Learning Platforms. – this is the backbone of the platform. Flashback.
5 Mobile Learning Must-Haves for 2016
JANUARY 14, 2016
Mobile learning has come a long way over the last several years. Some organizations have truly embraced mobile as a training delivery method, learning as they go how to create an impactful mobile strategy. Other organizations are still on the sidelines trying to decide if mobile learning makes sense for their workforce. Make it Mobile-First.
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.
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. corporate Learning & Development. Microlearning is a technique of delivering learning content in short, bite-sized bursts (from. learning path.
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. The four components of a good PSS. Upside2Go: ?
Mobile Learning: More than just Mobile + Learning
FEBRUARY 24, 2012
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.
7 Random Mobile Learning Facts
FEBRUARY 23, 2014
Mobile learning is starting to become the standard in educational settings given its flexibility and ease of use. If you’re still not convinced, here are some more random mobile learning facts: This year, 56% of schools and libraries are expected to go transition to digital textbooks. 45% of schools and libraries plan to expand use of mobile devices.
The Mobile Learning Shift
MARCH 18, 2014
If you are part of a medium to large organization, then chances are there is some form of elearning program or platform in place for employee training. Mobile Training on the Rise. With the increase in bring-your-device-to-work programs, there has been a similar rise in mobile video based training. Increase Employee Satisfaction – In one survey particular, 100% of participants indicated that they would actively seek mobile training programs. Naturally it makes sense that mobile training is going to rise. mlearning mobile 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. Informal social learning.
Free papers on mobile learning from #IMLF2016 conference #mlearning
MAY 25, 2016
This is a really wonderful set of papers that encompass the latest mobile learning realities and implementations. To give you an idea, I am adding the abstract of her paper here: Mobile devices transcend the educational affordances provided by conventional tethered electronic and traditional 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. want to share some tools which may assist you in developing mobile learning applications. Tools to develop Native applications: SDK provided for mobile device. But the issues with them are higher development cost and no cross platform support. Games. Augmented Reality.
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? for have largely kept their training strategies the same, with the majority of trai- ning resources earmarked for boring formal learning and event-based training. To contact Docebo, please visit: www.docebo.com Technology is increasingly supporting the multi-modality approach to learning, well. sweep.
6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy
AUGUST 16, 2012
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
APRIL 11, 2011
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?
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.
Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement
APRIL 30, 2012
With the almost insatiable need for information and communication increasing across the global workforce, most of them are turning to mobile devices. However, by using Mobile Device Management (MDM) and Mobile Application Management (MAM) platforms, organizations may be able to manage the security risks posed by BYOD. What makes BYOD popular? Feel free to comment.
How to choose between web and native apps for mobile learning?
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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.
Mobile Learning vs eLearning
Dont Waste Your Time
JANUARY 25, 2016
I like infographics, but I don’t like this one on the LearnDash website: Mobile Learning vs eLearning. Here’s the comment I left, in case it doesn’t get published: I disagree – to compartmentalise tablet or laptop users as either one or the other is misleading to people wanting to know about new online learning techniques based on their preferred method/device of learning. Is a laptop user, sat on a train, not mobile? Is a tablet user sat at home on the sofa still mobile, or just too lazy to turn the laptop/desktop computer on?
Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar
SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
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
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.
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.
6 myths about mobile learning
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
This week we’ll examine 6 common myths about mobile learning, beginning with…. 1. Mobile Learning is all about being mobile. While “mobile learning” seems to be about doing eLearning while being mobile (e.g. People can (and do) engage in mobile learning from their sofa at home, from the beach, at a cafe and generally everywhere.
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.
World Academy – Unique Online Education Platform
MARCH 5, 2015
announces Launch of Unique Online Education Platform With access to high impact practical short courses for professional development Australia, Sydney: World Academy.tv is facilitating online education for professional development in the 21st Century. As the new leader in the field of online education platforms, World Academy partners with qualified and renowned […]. The post World Academy – Unique Online Education Platform appeared first on eLearn Hub. Interesting Stuff Uncategorized Distance Learning elearning mobile learning Online Learning
Leveraging Mobile Learning For Sales Training
JULY 3, 2012
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. Upside2Go : Puts training and performance support where the actual work takes place (Learning on the go). Not in my opinion!
Barriers to Implementing Mobile Learning
SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
The ones that you wish you could call back and place deep in the confines of your brain, as far away from consciousness as possible: “In my next blog I’ll discuss some of the challenges related to mobile learning development, and suggest some solutions.”. OnlineColleges.net came to the rescue with their post The 10 Biggest Downsides to Mobile Learning. Woe is me!
4 things you didn’t know about Mobile Learning
AUGUST 14, 2014
Mobile learning is hot and new! And then there are many related things that you probably don’t know about mobile learning and content development so far. Here we tell you 4 such things that’ll make you rethink your current learning strategy if you haven’t adopted mlearning yet! Authentic Learning. When are you planning to go mobile?
3 Reasons Companies Need Mobile Learning
APRIL 7, 2016
What did you discover is on the horizon for online learning trends in 2016? No doubt you noticed mention of gamification, automation, big data , and, last but definitely not least, mobile learning. What Exactly Is Mobile Learning? Most eLearning buffs know the ins and outs of mobile learning. Reasons Your Company Needs Mobile Learning.
FutureLearn: pedagogical & mLearning MOOC platform - the approach
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
For all of you out there wanting to push your government into setting up a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform gathering knowledge from all your national universities, take a look at the approach of UK’s open university on planning a MOOC platform, it looks very promising. This mobility is enabled in part by telecommunications, more specifically mobile devices.
eBook Platform Accessibility
Dont Waste Your Time
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
My beef is (a) don’t call it an eBook, it isn’t – in the purest sense of the term, and (b) make it easier to be truly mobile by checking, if not designing, for the lowest-common-denominator of screen sizes and make it accessible and scalable. Writing an eBook: Lessons learned on how, where, and why. When viewed on a desktop this is clunky, at best, but workable. .
Mobile Learning Solutions – Infographic
NOVEMBER 1, 2010
Recently, Upside Learning updated its website to reflect the evolution of our brand and services. We added pages that focus on our mobile learning services as well. designed a simple diagram to visually communicate what learning situations mobile learning is apt for and the various that may go into making a mobile learning solution.
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.
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].
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 Has A Promising Future In India
MAY 18, 2011
It is a well-known fact that Mobile learning hasn’t yet picked up steam within India. The primary reason for this being the low rates of mobile internet penetration in our country. came across a report on the McKinsey Quarterly website titled – Can India lead the mobile-Internet revolution ? Mobile Learning mLearning In India Mobile Learning In India
4 Insights about Mobile Learning
MARCH 11, 2015
Smartphones, phablets and tablets – essentially all mobile devices have given birth to a new generation of people: the mobile natives. Their previous counterparts – the digital natives too are rapidly making the shift to mobile devices for almost everything on the go. Before you start, set expectations for learning among employees without even worrying about the device.
Cloud Based eLearning Platforms: 10 Advantages eLearning Professionals Need To Know
NOVEMBER 26, 2015
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? It’s a simple fact.
The best and easiest to use totally free mobile learning apps
JANUARY 11, 2014
Here are the best totally FREE mobile learning apps that can be used on both Android and Mac mobile platforms. When we use mobile phones or portable devices for education we call it ‘mlearning’ This basically […] The post The best and easiest to use totally free mobile learning apps appeared first on eLearn Hub.
How Suitable Is HTML5 For Mobile Learning?
NOVEMBER 22, 2011
HTML5 is adoption for mobile learning is picking up; perhaps the iPad is one driver of change , rapid improvements in regular and mobile browsers rendering HTML5 another. Recently, While it may not suitable yet as a transaction based platform because of significant monetary aspect, it is decent enough (in all browsers) to render content and primary interaction.
When Designing Mobile Learning, Think Less is More [#mLearning]
APRIL 30, 2012
Over the weekend I came across this fascinating article that really got me thinking about how we should approach the design of mobile learning (mLearning). strongly believe mobile played a big role in Facebook’s decision to acquire Intagram so I agree with McKenzie. also believe that each new era in computing brings challenges and mobile is no different.
Mobile Learning Provides a Lot of Advantage for the Banking and Financial Services Industry: An Insight
JUNE 1, 2015
Many BFSI organizations already are utilizing the mobile advantage by providing pre-loaded hand-held devices to their employees – particularly, the sales staff. While mobile devices are now increasingly becoming the norm in BFSI sector, there is another benefit that can be derived out of them – that of mobile learning and training. Learning
Mobile learning and personal metrics
Learning with e's
OCTOBER 11, 2013
The rise is also due to people''s desire to develop their learning informally. There are formal contexts for mobile learning, but it is in the leisure time/travelling/down time that mobile learning still comes to the fore. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s. measures) of understanding and ''performance of knowledge'' will be available."
Why Mobile Learning Can Grab Millenials’ Attention
MAY 26, 2015
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
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: