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2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

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This year, we are placing our annual (and very popular) learning technology predictions on the  the hype cycle. Our 2016 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. Online learning lags behind other industries in adopting new technologies. Investment in Internet-enabled learning devices come along years later. Here’s the short version.

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. Mobile Learning.

The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

My previous posts 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.

20 Incredible Mobile Learning Quotes


THE QUOTE: “Mobile phones are misnamed. THE JOURNEY: We love mobile learning, and are excited about its potential, not just for learning, but also for performance support! We also love sharing, and have been trying to reflect on some of the great learnings that we had been having throughout this wonderful journey through our blog posts with the learning community.

eLearning Predictions 2015

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The arrival of a new year means we have new eLearning predictions to reveal! In Additionally, we foresee that investment in micro-learning and MOOCs will increase the demand for meaningful micro-credentials and continue to reshape the economics of professional development. What all that said, here are our eLearning predictions for 2015. Incentives to use the LMS change.

6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you might have heard by now that mobile learning is no longer the next big thing – it IS the big thing. Here is a quick breakdown of the mobile learning trends you need to be watching. With such fantastic results in the K – 12 sphere, it’s no wonder mobile learning is seeing such rapid uptake in the workplace, too. 2. Bring

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

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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.

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.

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.

7 Random Mobile Learning Stats


If you have been around elearning for any amount of time, you have likely heard about mobile learning (also referred to as “mlearning”). Essentially, elearning is “mobile”, but we define the two differently primarily when it comes to the device being used to view course content. The mobile market size is currently sitting at a staggering $341 billion.

3 ELearning Predictions for 2016


Every year I like to venture into predictions of the elearning industry given the recent trends and technology that hit the scene. always find it interesting to look back a year later to see how these predictions came out. By way of example you can see my review of my 2015 elearning industry predictions here where I figure I was correct on about 1.5 out of 3. elearning

Top 5 eLearning Trends Happening Now

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In fact, Deloitte predicts that gamification “will grow to more than a $2.8 Going Mobile. All LMS providers will be expected to provide a mobile responsive platform this year.  A mobile responsive LMS is one that adapts to various screens, like an iPad or an android phone. Social Learning. What excites you?” Are they on your must-have list? Gamification.

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3 Reasons Companies Need Mobile Learning


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.

Mobile Learning Has A Promising Future In India

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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

10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]

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When comparing the two big players in the rapid eLearning market, Articulate and Adobe, they approach mobile learning design very differently. Articulate for example has gone the native app route for deploying learning projects to tablets and HTML5 for smartphones like the iPhone and the Moto X. When I teach my m-Learning workshop , I have a slide with big letters that reads.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

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This month's LCBQ is What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? Learning apps. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. The Future is Mobile 3. Learning Analytics 6. It may or may not involve learning.

20 Wonderful Resources for Using BLE Beacons in Mobile Learning


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.

eLearning Predictions for 2011 and Beyond

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This summer I attended the 2010 Distance Teaching and Learning Conference in Madison, Wisconsin. Some very interesting topics came up in the facilitated Think Tanks, and I wanted to share some of the predictions that were developed from these active group discussions regarding where eLearning will go in the next ten years.

Mapping mobile learning

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Mobile technology is a game changer. have previously written on this blog about how mobile technology can give the edge and also about some of the social implications of learning on the move. We see this happening on a global scale through increasing mobile phone subscriptions. We know that untethered learning and working offer up a whole new world of freedom.

How Mobile Learning Challenges Can Be Conquered

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If the prediction by Gartner is anything to go by, a massive 70% of the mobile workforce will be using tablets by 2017. This statistic is enough for you to venture into the world of mobile learning if you haven’t yet. Mobile learning is learning through mobile devices such as Smartphones, iPads, and tablets. The boon: Mobile apps.

Top 8 Competencies of a Mobile Learning Designer


It is exciting to be part of the learning revolution happening all around us, with new learning paradigms and technologies emerging almost on a daily basis. Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt to most of these changes. Mobile learning is one such major revolution that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’.

5 Key Mobile Learning Takeaways from Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends Report [Slides]

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If you are a Learning Professional, who needs to convince stakeholders about the importance of mobile learning, one way is to bombard them with mobile statistics, and there’s no better source than the annual Internet Trends Report presented by Mary Meeker. Here are my top 5 key takeaways for m-Learning from this year’s Internet Trends Report: 1.

2016 LMS Market Trends, Observations and Predictions

Talented Learning

Here are our top ten 2016 trends, observations and predictions for the LMS and broader learning technology market.    . #10 Culture Shift Driving Epic Innovation in the LMS Market. The cloud , mobile devices, social media, ecommerce , Google and bandwidth have changed everything especially the way we all learnLearning technology is now mainstream. Conclusion.

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.

mLearning marches ahead: new trends in mobile learning

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Robert Gadd has written an insightful post on emerging trends in enterprise mobile learning for 2011. His predictions are backed by his long experience with mobile learning. In his prediction concerning authoring tools he points out the possibility of authoring tools providing 'publish to HTML5' option. They ring true, given the telltale signs of some of the changes he discusses. Gadd follows this up with another post titled New mlearning Authoring Offerings - Wave #1 where he discusses two leading tools that have already provided HTML5 capability

Must Know Mobile Learning Facts


Mobile learning is the new frontier for educational institutions and for profit organizations alike. Entrepreneurs are also getting into the game because the business is shaping up to be quite profitable.  If you haven’t yet, expect to have some exposure to mobile learning (even in a minimal way) within the very near future – especially as smartphones are becoming the norm. Schools are some of the biggest players in the mobile learning world – using classroom tablets for example for various exercises. No, not all learning is the same.

Debunking Misconceptions about Mobile Learning


More than half of the world’s population now has a mobile subscription. The Mobile Economy report by GSMA intelligence indicates that an additional one billion subscribers are predicted by 2020, taking the global penetration rate to approximately 60%. While it is true, that a mobile phone can be used for mobile learning, it is not the only device that can be utilized.

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

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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. Predictive Computing. I for one believe that it’s time for us humans to stop having to adhere to our technology and have our technology cater to us. Mobile Learning featured mLearning mobile Predictive Computing

There’s Nothing Like Predicting your Learners’ Needs

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Predictive learning is a system of machine-based learning that estimates changes in the environment, makes these changes in the virtual environment of the learning program, and allows employees to learn how to deal with the different environments. Predictive learning’s opposite is representational learning, showing things the way they actually area.

Did My 2015 Predictions Come True?


Now that a year has gone by I was curious if any of these predictions came true. Here you can read more about the predictions I made and some additional context. The predictions were: MOOCs Forced to Grow Up. Mobile Learning Spike Begins. Prediction #1: MOOCs Forced to Grow Up. This time the learning pioneer pocketed around $49.5 So, was I right?

Thoughts about 2006 and Predictions for 2007

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The Learning Circuits Blog Question for December has been posted. What are your predictions for 2007? First, it is the year that I finished my third and most favorite book Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning: Tools and Techniques for Transferring Know-How from Boomers to Gamers. Personally I have a lot to learn. These are not easy questions to answer.

‘Mobile learning, just for the sake of it, is definitely not a good idea!’ – Some insights on Mobile Learning


In these times of ‘just-in-time’ learning, mobile learning is fast gaining popularity as a medium for learning across all learner groups. To dwell deeper into this growing area of interest for all learning enthusiasts, we bring an excerpt from an interview with Kapil Gupta – an e-learning professional with more than a decade’s experience in the field.

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Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

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Here on the last day of the year, I offer my predications for the big and shaping trends we’ll see in the enterprise mobile learning space for 2012. As in the past, this year’s list includes predictions across a gamut of new technologies, consumer/buyer trends plus a few anticipated seismic shifts in the world of business that should collectively reshape the landscape for the adoption and accelerated growth of mobile learning for businesses. So, in no certain order, here are my predictions… 1. Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream. Summary.

Mobile Learning in India

Upside Learning

They don’t realize it, but today’s mobile phones have the computing power of a personal computer from the mid-nineties, while consuming a fraction of the energy and are made at significantly lower cost. In India, the mobile phone has revolutionized communication and India is now one of the fastest growing markets for mobile phone services, with growing usage and increasing penetration.