Tools For Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

Upside is doing a fair bit of mobile learning development and we blog about it regularly. I want to share some tools which may assist you in developing mobile learning applications. Tools to develop Native applications: SDK provided for mobile device.

Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?

Upside Learning

I think mobile applications are the game changer for training. Why Mobile? With the availability of just-in-time access to information through mobile computing devices (including tablets ) the notion of knowledge (sometimes a.k.a. Mobile apps are big business.

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Mobile Learning at the High School Level

Kapp Notes

Marys, Ohio informed me about a Mobile Learning project he has been involved with for the last two years. They have been using smartphones in the classroom and every student in our school district from 3rd grade to 6th grade has their own mobile learning device. They are adding seventh grade next year and the ultimate goal is to have a mobile learning device in every students' hand from 3rd grade to 12th grade! Here is information and the school's mobile web site.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Before I start with any of my actual predictions, let me throw in an overall prediction that the year is going to start off slow for most people, but by the end of the year, we will all be thinking: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” Welcome to the mobile internet / convergence.

General Considerations for Mobile Learning (mLearning)

Upside Learning

Wikipedia defines mobile learning as “Any sort of learning that happens when the learner is not at a fixed, predetermined location, or learning that happens when the learner takes advantage of the learning opportunities offered by mobile technologies&#.

Mobile Learning: More than just Mobile + Learning

Dashe & Thomson

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 million in 2010.

Ten Must-Have Features In A Mobile-LMS

Upside Learning

The future of elearning is mobile. Even with the present challenges mobile learning of non-standard screens, operating systems, browser support there is no real doubt that mobile learning is fast becoming widely accepted to deliver and help manage activities around learning delivery.

Mobile Learning Considerations – Native Apps or Web Apps

Upside Learning

I stumbled upon this presentation , shared by Chad Udel , comparing four main mobile OSes. Chad used this for his presentation at mLearnCon 2010. Tags: Mobile Learning Frameworks mLearning mLearning Technology

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The Practice of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

I tend to look at mobile learning in two distinct contexts – first as a tool to meet a learning need, second as a learning content delivery platform. If we were to use mobile learning to meet these learning needs, we’d find that it fits best into the last three. (In

Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/26/2010 Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Getting new ideas and tips concerning e-Learning is important to me. Based on my favorite e-Learning blogs I created the following list with my Top 10 e-Learning blog posts for 2010. > Which is your favorite e-Learning blog post for 2010? Susan Nash December 27, 2010 5:14 PM Christoforos Online said.

Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar

Bottom-Line Performance

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!

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

May 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) - Social Enterprise Blog , May 12, 2010 For some time now, I’ve seen a growing negativity toward LMS solutions by a pretty wide group folks in our space. LMS Resources - aLearning , May 8, 2010 I know, I know.

Mobile Learning Solutions – Infographic

Upside Learning

We added pages that focus on our mobile learning services as well. I designed a simple diagram to visually communicate what learning situations mobile learning is apt for and the various that may go into making a mobile learning solution.

Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips

Upside Learning

There really is very little different about designing mobile learnin g from other forms of learning. These are five tips I give customers who are setting about implementing some form of mobile learning, even if it is the smallest component in a blended solution.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Ways to Tell a Story (Alan Levine) - ZaidLearn , December 16, 2007 The power of Voice in online classrooms - eLearning Acupuncture , May 31, 2010 The Secret Recipe to Delivering World Class Lectures - ZaidLearn , August 29, 2009 E-teaching personality is good for e-learning - Electronic Papyrus , January 5, 2010 Online Discussions Face-to-Face Versus Threaded Discussions: The Role of Time and Higher Order Thinking Dr. Katrina A.

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eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. December 2010 November 30-December 3, 2010 International Workshop on Cloud Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (CPSRT), Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.

The Mobile Learning Landscape 2015

ATD Learning Technologies

To understand the growing importance of mobile technologies in learning, ATD and the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) recently released the report, The Mobile Landscape 2015: Building Toward Anytime, Anywhere Learning.

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. Are they ready to learn on the mobile?

Mobile Learning: Book Review

Kapp Notes

Recently, I was sent a copy of Gary Woodill’s latest book, The Mobile Learning Edge. Here is a short review: Gary Woodill, describes how mobile devices can provide effective learning in a variety of formats including location-based information, just-in-time training and the ability to provide on-demand documentation such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) when and where the employee needs the information. He also provides seven principles for effective mobile learning.

A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

2010 and beyond. Now is the age of learning technology in all its form – social, mobile and personalized. Social Mobile Analytics and Cloud (SMAC) technologies are at the heart of this era of learning. Instructional Design has come a long way.

SCORM Implementation Strategies For Mobile: mLearnCon

Upside Learning

Recently, the first mLearnCon covering the A-Z in mobile learning was held in San Diego. Amit had summarized about it in his posts on How To Create Successful M-Learning Strategy: mLearnCon – Part I and Part II and Interesting Mobile Statistic.

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Influence of Mobile Learning is Growing

LearnDash

True mobile learning has been around for close to a decade, right around the time when the first smartphone and tablet (Apple) wereintroduced and opened up a new world of possibilities for training and education. Not all news around the new mobile learning shift is positive though.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

You can find a long list of tools broken into authoring tools, games/simulations, quiz/test tools, social media, delivery platforms, tracking and whether they support mobile. Open Source LMS Other Open Source LMS Solutions - eLearning 24-7 , April 14, 2010 Open Source life, LMSs beyond Moodle - Learning Rocks , December 18, 2008 Open Source LMS - eLearning Technology , December 10, 2009 The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS!

Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2010

Upside Learning

So we thought it would be interesting to look back upon the Upside Learning blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2010. Here are Upside Learning’s Top 50 eLearning Posts of 2010. The Advent of Mobile Learning Technology.

Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

Strategizing informal learning Five Steps to Mobile Learning Success by Brian Taliesin If you feel I’m missing good articles, please let me know. I’ve been recently working on lots of eLearning strategy consulting engagements and one of my colleagues asked me to provide a set of resources around this topic.

Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning

Upside Learning

After a few years of hype, mobile learning has now started flourishing; the advent of new generation of mobile devices, high-speed network access, powerful mobile browsers and better native apps are all contributing to this. HotLava LMA (Learning Mobile Author).

Getting Started With Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

Mobile learning is in the air. At Upside Learning, we have been doing a fair bit of mobile learning for more than two years now. Recently we released an innovative mobile learning platform – Upside2Go. What is Mobile Learning. Why Mobile Learning.

World Texting Message Smashed!! (I guess this is good news)

Kapp Notes

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Moving Games Forward

Kapp Notes

For mobile games, the ban on mobile phones and other portable devices in schools is a large barrier to entry.

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These Stats Bode well for Mobile Learning

mLearning Revolution

. All signs continue to point to a near future where mobile devices will surpass desktop PCs for how we connect to the Internet, shop, and most other things, including learning. It’s puzzling how I never see a mention of any other tablet when reading about mobile learning.

Mobile Year in Review 2010

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

If you weren't sure about mobile devices as a possible channel for learning then maybe you should watch this and reconsider. Amplify’d from dangerouslyirrelevant.org Video – Mobile Year in Review 2010 See more at dangerouslyirrelevant.org See this Amp at [link

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Optimizing Web Media for Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

We’ve recently been delivering simple content just-in-time for access through the websites that are designed to run on mobile devices. Here is a post about some tools that are used for mobile learning development from one of our stellar developers. Optimizing for the Mobile Web.

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Tools for Developing Augmented Reality Applications

Upside Learning

Unifeye Mobile. These applications can help the learners to get real time learning using their mobile phones about various places. We have been experimenting with development of Augmented Reality [AR] applications for some time now.