Video Learning Platforms
MARCH 7, 2013
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
JULY 24, 2014
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.
Detecting Mobile Platforms the Smart Way for Lectora
MARCH 2, 2015
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.
Micro-learning Through The Mobile Platform: Is That Where Learning Is Heading?
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
The tremendous growth of mobile technology and its utility for continual learning have made bite-sized learning nuggets an extremely effective way to impart learning, on a variety of topics. Micro-learning when delivered through the mobile platform , becomes more accessible and provides an opportunity for learning, anywhere and anytime. The merits of micro-learning are many.
6 Reasons Mobile Learning appeals to Modern Learners
AUGUST 11, 2016
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
Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems
FEBRUARY 4, 2011
This post specifically talks about how a Mobile Learning Platform can be used as an effective Performance Support System. Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms. We unveiled our mobile learning solution – Upside2Go – at ASTD TechKnowledge 2011. You can also view this video which showcases the capabilities of Upside2Go – our mobile learning solution.
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 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 Devices in Learning: Utilizing the Ubiquitous Platform for Corporate Learning
JULY 9, 2015
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
Social Learning is Voluntary; Collaboration Platforms are Enablers
OCTOBER 19, 2014
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.
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
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.
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!
The Academy LMS is the #2 Learning Platform for 2017!
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
After reviewing over 600 learning platforms to compile his annual report, our pride and joy has stood out, being dubbed ‘by far one of the coolest systems on the market.’. Mobile. We’ve made a ton of improvements to the Academy’s mobile UI throughout 2016 and this didn’t get past Craig. The post The Academy LMS is the #2 Learning Platform for 2017! Gamification. Social.
And in this corner: LMS and in the other corner – Learning Platform
JUNE 20, 2015
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.
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.
Why so many companies want to replace their online training platform
MAY 31, 2016
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.
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.
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?
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.
The Top 5 Free Learning Management Platforms
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
Most developers of free learning management platforms offer their products free of charge to companies who don’t use these platforms to sell courses. Though MOODLE was conceived as a learning platform for institutions in the education sector, it is widely used by companies. This free learning management platform has one major limitation – it doesn’t have an open code.
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.
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 Mania – The Latest on M-Learning
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
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. .
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. So much so, that even in organizations which have not yet adopted mobile learning , employees are using their smartphones to informally pull whatever information they can at the time of immediate need. Mobile devices are justifying the term ‘performance support’like never before.
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 Source: 9slides.
Mobile Enables Informal Learning
DECEMBER 11, 2012
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.
Go Mobile or Go Home
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
According to Statista.com , “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.”
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. If you are interested in where mobile learning is headed, or in how mobile learning is different from “regular eLearning,” read on! How did you get started in instructional design, and what sparked your interest in mobile?
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. mobile learning barriers
Mobile Learning Infographic – Benefits and Features
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
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.
Why is a Social Learning platform important for business?
OCTOBER 6, 2015
The applications of a social learning platform on training have been known for sometime, but the idea of a social learning management system is relatively new. social learning platform isn’t really anything new – similar models have been used for years. More importantly, a social learning platform facilitates a connection to ideas. Learning on the go with mobile learning.
ELearning Brothers Launch Groundbreaking Mobile Templates
APRIL 1, 2015
But these games and text documents aren’t any ordinary template, they can be used across all mobile platforms from 1988-1999. The post ELearning Brothers Launch Groundbreaking Mobile Templates appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Company Culture eLearning Our Favorites Resources Mobile Templates That’s right! You spoke, we listened. You asked, we answered.
Mobile Learning and Certification in your LMS
JULY 7, 2016
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.