2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions
DECEMBER 23, 2015
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.
Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement
APRIL 30, 2012
In its Technology, Media & Telecommunications Predictions 2012 , Deloitte predicts that by the end of the year 2012, 500 million smartphones with a retail price of $100 or less will likely be in use worldwide. With the almost insatiable need for information and communication increasing across the global workforce, most of them are turning to mobile devices.
3 ELearning Predictions for 2016
JANUARY 26, 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
eLearning Predictions 2015
JANUARY 14, 2015
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.
New Mobile Learning Research Report
JUNE 17, 2014
We have always believed that mobile is the future of learning and have continually strived to evolve our offerings in line with that belief. As predicted early last year, 2013 saw an explosion of mobile devices in the learning field, with tablets in particular being in the forefront of this growth. Mobile Learning Being associated with and […].
7 Random Mobile Learning Stats
OCTOBER 21, 2014
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.
6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
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
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.
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.
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.
Is Mobile Learning A Reality Now?
MARCH 23, 2011
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.
Top 5 eLearning Trends Happening Now
MARCH 17, 2016
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.
10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]
JANUARY 12, 2015
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.
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
Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014
JANUARY 18, 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.
Debunking Misconceptions about Mobile Learning
APRIL 26, 2016
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.
Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
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.
Mapping mobile learning
Learning with e's
OCTOBER 10, 2013
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.
eLearning Predictions for 2011 and Beyond
DECEMBER 23, 2010
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.
5 Key Mobile Learning Takeaways from Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends Report [Slides]
JUNE 5, 2013
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.
Must Know Mobile Learning Facts
MAY 30, 2013
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.
Did My 2015 Predictions Come True?
JANUARY 18, 2016
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?
More on Mobile Learning Trends
MAY 2, 2011
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.
20 Incredible Mobile Learning Quotes
APRIL 4, 2014
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.
Mobile Learning in India
JULY 25, 2009
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.
mLearning marches ahead: new trends in mobile learning
Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning
FEBRUARY 28, 2011
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
There’s Nothing Like Predicting your Learners’ Needs
MAY 18, 2016
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.
‘Mobile learning, just for the sake of it, is definitely not a good idea!’ – Some insights on Mobile Learning
AUGUST 5, 2011
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.
Mobile Learning: e-learningnext
AUGUST 6, 2010
Why Mobile Learning The strongest Value Proposition for mobile learning comes from connecting people with ideas, information, and each other—anytime, anywhere! Ten years back, Clark Quinn’s statement about mobile learning seemed wishful thinking. Today, mobile learning is no longer a buzzword. Examples of mobile learning implementation: 1.
The New Moto X gives us a Glimpse into the future of Mobile and Predictive Computing
AUGUST 9, 2013
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
Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012
DECEMBER 30, 2011
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.
Thoughts about 2006 and Predictions for 2007
DECEMBER 5, 2006
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.
Why Windows 8 and Touch-enabled Laptops Bode well for the Future of Mobile Learning – [Video]
JUNE 3, 2013
recently had a number of epiphanies on mobile when I purchased a Windows 8 Samsung Ultrabook, touch-enabled laptop. This is a prediction I make in my mLearning workshops and the presentations I deliver. My point with all these trends is that they will help expedite the adoption of mobile learning everywhere. Windows 8, touch-enable laptops and m-Learning – YouTube.
The Advent of Mobile Learning Technology
JANUARY 7, 2010
As a facilitator for social interaction and for mobile learning, these networks are unsurpassed in mankind’s history. veritable third of humanity now carries a mobile communication device with some amount of computing power and sophisticated input and output features – that’s 4 billion people! One of the areas we see with the largest potential is learning.
20 Wonderful Resources for Using BLE Beacons in Mobile Learning
MAY 3, 2014
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.
Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review
DECEMBER 28, 2011
How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions? It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. Prediction #1 - mLearning Engagements Expand. Prediction #2. Prediction #3. Mobile Apps Become Essential to Enterprise mLearning. Prediction #4.
The top 10 reasons your mobile learning strategy will fail | Dawn.
Dawn of Learning
APRIL 13, 2011
It is as though I’m looking in a mirror.” I love this description because it encapsulates what should be the crux of any mobile learning strategy. That is, recognizing that mobile content delivery should be fully controlled by the learner. Don’t assess how mobile fits in your blended learning strategy. Today, 50% of the US workforce is now considered mobile.
Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011
JANUARY 2, 2011
It is time once again to ponder the research, extrapolate on recent experience, and attempt to read the tea leaves so we can predict the future of enterprise mobile learning in 2011. After such an exciting and rewarding 2010, my predictions for the coming year seem broader and more varied given the fast changing dynamics of the marketplace and accelerated adoption of mobile learning by organizations of all sizes. 1. Mobile Apps Become Essential to Enterprise mLearning. mLearning Engagements Expand. Device Diversity is the “New Normal”.
7 Top Learning Trends for 2016
JANUARY 8, 2016
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.
Mobile Learning Stats that Will Make You Rethink Your Training Strategy
JANUARY 14, 2014
There is no question that mobile devices are changing corporate learning forever. However, this doesn’t mean classroom-based training or formal eLearning courses are going away, it just means the mobile movement is demanding companies to rethink their training strategies and to create learning programs especially for mobile devices. The mobile opportunity.
Getting Started in Mobile Learning
JANUARY 16, 2013
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.
eLearning Trends That Will Fizzle, Sizzle, or Simmer in 2014
FEBRUARY 3, 2014
We all enjoy reading the summaries of the past year – and seeing predictions for the new one. Will social learning be replaced by “isolation learning” (okay, I made that up)? If they can’t track it then people didn’t learn… or so the feeling goes. Gamification/learning games: This trend is at full sizzle right now.
My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap
DECEMBER 31, 2012
As 2012 draws to a close, its time to evaluate how in focus my lens on the future of enterprise mobile learning proved to be this past year and how many of my year ago predictions hit their targets. Prediction #1 - Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream. and will simply state “we need to offer learning to our workers via their omnipresent mobiles!”
Top 8 Competencies of a Mobile Learning Designer
FEBRUARY 9, 2014
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’.
Gartner’s top tech 2012 predictions: Impact on learning at 3 levels
APRIL 26, 2012
The highly respected information technology research and advisory company Gartner has made the top 10 enterprise technology predictions for 2012. You can access the presentation and webinar here This blog posting attempts to translate these trends into how it will impact the learning in organisations. how it will impact learning strategy and architecture. Impact on Learners.