6 Steps to a Mobile Mindset: Mobile Learning Basics
JANUARY 31, 2017
If you attended ATD TechKnowledge this year, then you might have seen a session about this new thing called The Mobile Mindset. We were excited to see just how ready people are to do something—anything—to get mobile learning started at their organization. Mobile Mindset means thinking about programming and design in a way that is adaptable for the future. Mobile Learning
JANUARY 5, 2017
I’m preparing my keynote for a mobile conference, and it’s caused an interesting reflection. My mlearning books came out in 2011, and subsequently I’ve written on the revolution. And I’ve been speaking on both of late, but in some ways the persistent interest in mobile intrigues me. As I wrote before , China is much bigger into mobile than we are.
Going Mobile for Enterprise Learning: Trends & Statistics
JUNE 2, 2015
For organizations that underestimate the power of mobile devices , here’s the catch: global mobile data traffic grew 69 percent in 2014 and one fourth of the total global internet page views come from mobile devices. Geo-location and mobile app analytics tools help deliver personalized learning experiences which are authentic and context sensitive for employees.
10 Mobile Learning Terms that Every Instructional Designer Should Know
APRIL 27, 2016
Are you looking for a quick reference guide that can help you brush up on your mobile learning vocabulary before your next Learning and Design meeting? In this article, I'll highlight 10 mobile learning terms that you may want to commit to memory by the time you walk into the conference room. Mobile Learning Christopher PappasBy Guest Blogger Christopher Pappas / @cpappas.
Just-in-place learning for a Mobile Workforce
You will learn how to utilize the GPS capabilities of mobile devices to deliver timely, location-aware content to learners using Adobe Captivate 8 Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Sr. Adobe eLearning Evangelist, to learn how to create location-aware courses.
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. Make Sign-On Simple.
Mobile Learning : Ringtone Getting Louder
FEBRUARY 8, 2016
Mobile devices are riding a new wave. With consumer adoption growing exponentially, learning managers are looking at newer ways to capture the favoritism that mobile devices enjoy to convert them into a medium of just-in-time learning.
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. elearning mlearning
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. mobile learning mobile devices
4 Smart Ways to Create mLearning
This high-energy session looks at four smart approaches for creating effective mobile learning. We drill down on important aspects of successful mobile learning authoring, including responsive design, device orientation, use of video, and delivering and tracking mobile learning. Learn about different examples of mobile learning and which authoring tool is right for you
Learning with e's
MARCH 12, 2016
Much was discussed during the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week in Paris. The image presented here was ironic, appearing as it did on the door to the main venue of the conference, but as several pointed out, the device in the image is a reference to a bygone age when mobile phones were primitive. Many more people now own mobile phones, but a large proportion of these are non-smart (i.e.
7 Tips to Make Your Compliance Online Training Courses Mobile
JUNE 7, 2016
In this article, I'll share 7 tips to help you turn your compliance online training or certification programs into mobile-friendly online training experiences. Mobile Learning Compliance Training Christopher PappasBy Guest Blogger Christopher Pappas / @cpappas. Your employees probably aren't thrilled about your upcoming compliance online training course.
Why do learners want to learn on the mobile?
JUNE 9, 2014
Here, we have compiled the top four reasons of why learners want to learn on their mobiles: Mobile Learning – Why Learners want to learn on the mobile. Mobile devices provide a level of flexibility not seen or felt before - Everything is just on the palm of your hand! Your employees are mobile all the time, it’s high time their learning went mobile too!
What You Need to Know About Mobile Learning with Moodle
APRIL 9, 2015
The UN recently reported that the number of people who own mobile phones outnumber the people who have access to flush toilets. We are highly dependent on our mobile devices - we rely on them to do everything, from communicate, browse the internet, play games, take pictures, etc. Mobile learning, then, has been a long time coming. mobile learning
The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning
Your Training Edge
AUGUST 29, 2016
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. Mobile learning is something I witnessed so widespread in this regard. This is quite evident that these days the tipping point is no doubt the mobile learning technology.
Mobile Learning – Is it melting away?
MARCH 19, 2016
What you may ask does this have to do with mobile learning? There’s nothing you and I won’t do” When mobile learning took off in 2011 it was due to tablets. The majority of LMS vendors see the native app as nothing more than using your mobile web browser to go to the LMS – in other words, you have to internet connectivity – despite the fact that in the tablet space, more people purchase them with Wi-Fi. Examining the mobile market today in terms of global sales, some interesting tidbits. With mobile learning front and center.
China is mobile!
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
For one, while mobile is everywhere like many places, it’s more here. It seems many people carry more than one phone, for a variety of reasons (one fellow said that he carried another because the battery wouldn’t last all day!). Here’s to getting going with mobile! mobileI’ve had the fortune to be hear in China speaking on mlearning.
12 Mobile Learning Trends On The Rise
APRIL 21, 2015
In the elearning industry there is sometimes confusion as to the difference between elearning and “mobile learning” In many respects elearning is mobile – so why make a distinction? The mobile learning boom started to come about when people began to rely upon mobile technology on a more regular basis. mlearning mobile learning
Top 3 #LMS 4 Video, Mobile, Social.
FEBRUARY 20, 2017
Mobile. Top three for Mobile. Separate mobile apps for various features, i.e. one for social, one for ABC and yada. Couldn’t care less if you are mobile responsive, because, wait for it. One other note – the new buzz word is Mobile First! If you do not have all the above, your not mobile first. From social to mobile. Thank you. Social.
Are You Really Ready for Mobile Learning?
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
With the explosion of the mobile workforce and the fact that most people use smartphones, it’s no surprise that mobile learning topped watch lists as an emerging trend for 2017. The mobile learning market may be worth $37.6 But for mobile learning to truly be successful and engaging, it’s important to keep employees’ learning preferences in mind. billion by 2020.
3 Ways Mobility Elevates Your Training Programs
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
billion selfie-taking, snap-chatting, tweeting millennials spent a whopping hour and 28 minutes a day on their mobile devices in 2012. study done by AT&T and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council showed that solid mobility practice saved businesses a collective $67.5 billion a year in savings resulting from the direct usage of mobile apps alone.
A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links
MAY 28, 2012
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. Mobile Learning Portal.
Here Is Why Mobile Learning Matters
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
Mobile learning shouldn’t be ignored. One major reason being that people are nearly always connected to their mobile devices. Given this shift to mobile technology it becomes critically important for instructional designers to know how to develop their course content so that it is effective on these kind of devices. mlearning mobile learning
Not Just Mobile Learning, Mobile Everything
MAY 8, 2012
When our clients consider mobile learning, we often find them stuck in trying to deliver learning (training) on mobile devices. The key to exploiting the potential of mobile learning is to think of mobile beyond their learning content delivery capability. To appreciate the true potential of mobile devices we need to consider what Tomi Ahonen has to say.
The Single Biggest Myth about Mobile Learning [#mLearning]
MARCH 10, 2015
There are many great blog posts out there about Mobile Learning Myths and not a single one mentions what I think is the biggest misconception about Mobile Learning. Mobile Devices are too distracting for providing effective learning. Mobile Learning is just the same eLearning shrunk down to fit on smartphone and tablets. There it is!
OCTOBER 6, 2015
This is similar to the way I’d seen Palm talk about the difference between laptops and mobile, I was thinking about the time you spent in using your devices. mobileAt the recent DevLearn conference, David Kelly spoke about his experiences with the Apple Watch. Because I don’t have one yet, I was interested in his reflections. There were a number of things, but what came through for me (and other reviews I’ve read) is that the time scale is a factor. Overall, however, I haven’t really found the tipping-point use-case. welcome your feedback!
Mobile Learning – Is it Finally Viable?
JULY 28, 2016
Mobile Learning – Is it Finally Viable? Mobile Learning has been a cool shining beacon in the learning industry for quite a while now. If you have read my recent posts, you may already know where I stand on the matter, however, I would like to expand on my previous pro-mobile learning sentiments. Why Mobile learning is actually worth its grain of salt. Convenience.
5 Must-Read Mobile Learning Articles
JUNE 11, 2015
While the term “elearning” generally encompasses all electronic learning channels, in recent years people have made it a point to make a distinction of mobile learning (sometimes called mlearning). This sub-sector of elearning is constantly growing given the way people rely upon mobile devices in their everyday lives. Mobile Learning Articles You Should Read.
The Top 11 Tools for Mobile eLearning Development
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
According to a 2012 survey of mobile learners, 99% believed the mobile format and presentation enhanced their learning, and it was found that 45% actually spent less time in training than their (non-mobile trained) peers, with no loss of comprehension. If you’re not getting into the mobile game with your training and eLearning initiatives, you’re falling behind.
New Mobile Learning Research
JUNE 5, 2012
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. The key findings in the report are: Less than one third organizations deliver learning content via mobile device, despite its high correlation with both the Learning Education Index and Market Performance Index.
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. Ask if the user job profile involves individuals being substantially ‘mobile’ and not tied to a centralized location. Content pull?
How to Transfer Your Regular Training to Mobile Learning
SEPTEMBER 27, 2014
Adding mobile learning to a training program is one of the best ways to acknowledge and leverage the technological devices that your employees already have. However, it is important to make the right first moves when transferring elements of your training to the mobile learning format. Have a mobile-centered content strategy. Take a rational LMS decision. Responsive UI.
Mobile Learning Poised to Dominate
JULY 13, 2016
At this point everyone in the elearning industry takes mobile learning seriously, and with good reason. Mobile learning is on the rise and looks like it will be for the foreseeable future. This is especially true given the increase use and accessibility of mobile devices. One thing is for sure: the mobile opportunity should be greeted with excitement. hours per day !
Designing Mobile Learning Solutions
JULY 14, 2016
With so much of our lives lived “on the go”, mobile learning has acquired a new paradigm. However, to be successful, mobile learning solutions should not simply aspire to become classroom lectures on a tablet or smartphone. Question Mobility: Before plowing all your resources into developing a mobile learning experience, ask whether the subject lends itself well to mobile delivery.
Mobile is a Game Changer for Knowledge on Demand
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016
The notion of “office” has changed significantly as people have embraced their mobile devices. Workers need quick access to just enough help at the moment of application, and mobile devices seem like they were built just for that. Mobile devices are a game changer for performance support through knowledge on demand. Mobile learning Performance Support
The Future Of Mobile Learning
OCTOBER 4, 2012
Last week Amit and I made a small presentation to the Mobile Learning MOOC (MobiMOOC) about the possibilities in the future of mobile learning. We’d like to share what we presented because it encapsulates technologies that will impact/affect the future of mobile learning and learning in general, readers of this blog will probably find it of special interest.