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Video Learning Platforms

eLearning 24-7

2012 – Mobile video consumption rises up to 5.4 The new kids of the block (please no jokes here) are Video Learning Platforms. Live broadcasting – Steve is in Long Beach, Anna is in Moscow – the communicate in real time with or without a live audience – i.e. watching via their computers or mobile device (may include synched slides, but not a requirement).

Harnessing Learning Theories for the Mobile Platform: A m-learning perspective


With the growing utility of mobiles devices in our everyday lives, the Training & Learning industry is realizing that learners are spending a large chunk of their time on their smartphones or tablets. The increasing popularity of mobile-based learning is a direct output of this realization. Text-based documents can be sent, shared and stored in a mobile device. Taylor.

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Detecting Mobile Platforms the Smart Way for Lectora

eLearning Brothers

Lectora has some great features to take learning off the desktop and on the road, such as dynamic templates for mobile layout, but one of the more interesting ways is the ability to check the platform type as a condition for an action. One of the main reasons to use this condition is that mobile devices forbid automatic playing of audio or video.

FutureLearn: pedagogical & mLearning MOOC platform - the approach

Ignatia Webs

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.

Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact

be difficult to effectively retrofit microlearning into their platforms. 67% of all workers use mobile and wireless computing. Components of an ideal Microlearning Platform While technologies exist for distributing and aggregating microlearning, they are not. investment by adopting a platform that not only delivers microlearning content, but also. About Axonify.14 Blunt.

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


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.

World Academy – Unique Online Education Platform

eLearn Hub

announces Launch of Unique Online Education Platform With access to high impact practical short courses for professional development Australia, Sydney: World 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

Eliademy a mobile MOOC platform resides in the Cloud

Ignatia Webs

But overall: really easy, simple, ubiquitous course platform that can be enriched with content in just a few moments. mobile mLearning ubiquitous learning mobile learning mooc eLearning open educationAnother great initiative called Eliademy is getting more attention as it rolls out one day at the time. The people of TechCrunch got me onto this wonderful open course initiative.

Mobile Devices in Learning: Utilizing the Ubiquitous Platform for Corporate Learning


Mobile Devices are an indispensable  part of our people’s life – both at work and home. Using smartphones or tablets, they read newspapers on their handheld devices, send work emails, plan their schedules, book airline tickets, find maps for desired destinations – it is difficult to list the many utilizations of the mobile device. contact-form-7]. Learning

Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough

of respondents are looking to leave their current LMS platform and move to a new provider. On the other hand, LMSs – with their complex, centralized platforms – dictate that you drive. Mobile technologies to deliver information when and where learners want it – and on their platform of choice. When the LMS isn’t Enough How to Turbocharge Your LMS and Improve. level.

6 Reasons Mobile Learning appeals to Modern Learners

InSync Training

The mobile explosion is sweeping the globe. This proliferation of mobile devices - coupled with the rise of the millennial generation - has ushered in the era of the modern learner. And since eLearning on mobile platforms has been shown to be highly effective, this trend will only grow larger. Mobile Virtual Classroom Modern Learning Mobile Learning

5 Mobile Learning Must-Haves for 2016

Knowledge Guru

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 Versus ELearning


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

Social Learning is Voluntary; Collaboration Platforms are Enablers

ID Reflections

As an Instructional Designer and L&D Consultant, I am often asked questions like: 1.What social collaboration platform should we use? Some organizations go to the extent of monitoring and reviewing posts that will be put up on their collaboration platform! At the end of the day, the platform doesn''t matter. This totally hits the nail on the head. This is futile of course.

#LearningIs mobile

Learning with e's

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.

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.  mobile learning mobile devices

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. Ask if the user job profile involves individuals being substantially ‘mobile’ and not tied to a centralized location. Content pull?

Why so many companies want to replace their online training platform


Also, 66% of companies surveyed stated they are searching for an LMS with other features such as: enhanced reporting, integration of systems and mobile capabilities. Social and mobile features have been increasing in importance for years, and the new Brandon Hall Group study found 46% of companies consider discussion forums essential to their learning platforms.

And in this corner: LMS and in the other corner – Learning Platform

eLearning 24-7

have spent the last year and a half, looking to see if there were any differences between a LMS and a learning platform. Was there anything or things that really set them apart, to such a degree that one could say, “that is a LMS” and another say, “that is a learning platform” Before you go, oh, yeah well the modern ones are learning platforms and the “traditional” is LMS, I’d like to remind you, with no disrespect intended, that thinking is erroneous at best.  We will discuss that in short order. than learner platform side. 

Why do learners want to learn on the mobile?

Origin Learning

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!

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. 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 Enables Informal Learning

Upside Learning

spoke (for 5 min) on how mobile enables informal learning. Bersin & Associates put forward a framework of 3 different forms of Informal Learning and suggest mobile could be the technology to make these happen. To me, this is the real potential of mobile, which organizations should strive to achieve. Mobile Learning Informal LearningHere’s a summary of my talk.

Tools For Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

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. It requires MIDP/JVM on mobile device.

Designing Mobile Learning Solutions


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 Learning – Is it Finally Viable?


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.

platform capitalism and the post-job economy

Learning and Working on the Web

Platform capitalism is beginning to define the economy for the second Gilded Age we seem to be entering. platform: a mobile application delivered through an oligopoly like iTunes or Google Play. critical mass of users: upwardly mobile knowledge workers, especially those in Silicon Valley or the tech sector. The platform gets richer, but the drivers are limited by time.

The Top 11 Tools for Mobile eLearning Development


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.

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.

Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement

Upside Learning

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.

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.

3 Ways Mobility Elevates Your Training Programs: Connectivity


With trends like IoT, mobile apps, and comfortable computing on the rise, business professionals are connected around the clock. Mobility presents itself as a great opportunity for us in L&D to meet learners where they are. Next, we have Unity which plays a huge role in enabling learning to span across multiple browsers and platforms without the need of complicated installers.

Go Mobile or Go Home

Association eLearning

According to , “As of 2013, worldwide mobile phone internet user penetration was 73.4%. While many organizations struggle to choose an LMS, then race to assemble eLearning courses so learners can take training and CE courses online, few have mastered the mobile revolution. Yes, but is it mobile responsive? mean I have to do that pinch thing, but it’s viewable.”

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Mobile Learning and Certification in your LMS

Web Courseworks

Mobile Learning, or mLearning for short, is not the newest trend to hit the LMS market: the “ fall of personal computing ” has been a topic of discussion on this blog for a long time. But mLearning continues to make the top industry trends as the expectation of mobile access to Learning Management System platforms becomes ever more engrained among learners.

Mobile Mania – The Latest on M-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Mobile the final frontier.  These are the voyages of mobile learning.  To seek out new devices. To, ah forget it you now the rest, but what you may not know is the latest on the mobile learning front. already saw that mobile planet. Responsive – Talk to any LMS vendor (okay, a large swath of them) and they will tell you they have responsive for mobile. .

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Using Mobile in Blended Learning

Growth Engineering

Since mobile learning came along, many of the barriers to a successful blended learning solution have disappeared. The mobile devices of today are more powerful than they’ve ever been and they’re loaded with all kinds of gadgetry that can bring both learning methods together. Let’s take a look at a few ways that mobile can boost a blended learning initiative. Preparation.

Mobile Learning Infographic – Benefits and Features


Mobile Learning Infographic – Benefits and Features. A few months ago we explored Mobile Learning and whether or not it is viable , today we provide an infographic of the benefits and features of Mobile Learning at a glance. Mobile Learning is a newer component of the blended learning mix and is constantly evolving into something more robust. Convenience. Duration.