Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's LCBQ is What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? Situated learning (learning within context in a community of practice) grows thanks to augmented mobile reality. Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. The Future is Mobile 3.

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. Mobile demands quick, simple and easy-to-use.

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Tablet Learning – Neither Mobile Learning Nor eLearning

Upside Learning

There’s a definite movement towards delivering learning on tablets and mobile phones. It is quite common these days to get client requests for delivering elearning (meant for traditional desktops) or mobile learning (meant for mobile phones) solutions on tablets too.

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. In last many months we have written a number of blog posts around mobile learning ranging from development tips, general examples, tips and tricks, etc.

The 4 S’s of mobile design

E-Learning Provocateur

Given that smartphone sales are estimated to exceed PC sales by the end of this year, and mobile Internet users are expected to exceed desktop Internet users soon after, I have finally concluded that the time is ripe for mobile learning. I call them the 4 S’s of mobile design.

Mobile Learning Revolution – Round-Up Of Our Best mLearning Posts

Upside Learning

Mobile Learning has been on our minds and for all the right reasons. Today, mLearnCon 2011 opens it doors to hundreds of visitors from in and around the US. And we are one of the 30 exhibitors showcasing our entire range of innovative Mobile Learning Solutions at booth number 316.

Mobile Lesson

Clark Quinn

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. As I wrote before , China is much bigger into mobile than we are.

What I Learnt About Mobile Learning Design

Upside Learning

I recently came across a report on the Deloitte website , which estimates that global Smartphone market sales will touch 375 million by the end of 2011. This means that there are going to be millions of Smartphone users out there, who can access mobile learning anywhere, at any time.

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.

13 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 25

Upside Learning

The mLearning flavor spills over into this week too as we scour the web for the best in mobile everything. We recently concluded a great show at mLearnCon 2011. mLearnCon 2011 Backchannel – Collected Resources. Why You Need a Mobile Learning Strategy.

Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Jay Cross

January 1, 2011 to December 17, 2011. Network thinking - Harold Jarche , December 15, 2011. 5 Stages of Workplace Learning (Revisited) - Jane Hart , December 6, 2011. 12 Themes for 2012: what we can expect in the year ahead - Ross Dawson , December 4, 2011.

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Flash For Mobile Is Dead

Upside Learning

To further reinforce that thought, Adobe announced just yesterday that it has ceased development on the Flash mobile browser plug-in. So while they may have abandoned the mobile plug-in space, they may have something as a replacement up their sleeves, which should be interesting.

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Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

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. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, 2011 will be the year of the deployment. a.k.a.

Horizon Report 2011 – Electronic Books And Mobiles

Upside Learning

The Horizon report for 2011 has been published and is available for download. This year, the predict mainstream adoption of electronic books and mobiles. eLearning eBook Electronic Books electronic learning mobile communication Mobile Computing Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash

Tony Karrer

Yesterday, I saw what Rapid Intake is doing with their tools to allow authoring of Mobile Learning - what they call mLearning Studio. The mobile version allows you to compose mobile learning courses using the same authoring system. And yes, the mobile version is SCORM conformant.

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Reflections 2011

Clark Quinn

First of all, mobile really has taken off. I know that many people are still wondering about how to take advantage of mobile, but awareness of the opportunities are growing. I’ve conducted several mobile brainstorming sessions with clients who have started with some apps and are looking to go further. I think more should be thinking about mobile from a strategy perspective as well.

What Is Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

There is a lot of talk of mobile, social, and informal learning at the vendor stalls this year. The most confused, if not misused, term seems to be mobile learning. One large learning systems provider says mobile learning is what’s done on your laptop. Mobile Learning mLearning

India And The Mobile Internet Revolution

Upside Learning

While doing some research, I came across this interesting article ‘Can India lead the mobile-internet revolution?’ A mobile internet revolution is just what India needs, yet it remains to be seen how individuals at the grassroots will benefit.

2011 Predictions

Clark Quinn

mobile). mobile social strategy technologyFor the annual eLearn Mag predictions, this year I wrote: I think we’ll see some important, but subtle, trends. Deeper uses of technology are going to surface: more data-driven interactions, complemented by both more structured content and more semantics. These trends are precursors to some very interesting nascent capabilities, essentially web 3.0: system-generated content.

Mobile Learning In The Workplace – Survey

Upside Learning

Mobile technology, having seeped into popular culture, is now finding widespread acceptance as a training and learning device in the workplace as well. In a bid to find out what the organizations are really thinking and planning around mobile learning, we have initiated a short survey.

Impressions of the Masie Learning 2011 Conference

Social Learning

Last week I was fortunate to attend the Learning 2011 conference, organized every year by Elliott Masie. Mobile Technology: The Future of Learning? ” I think there are some exciting opportunities around mobile learning, but a few obstacles, too.

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Is Mobile Learning A Reality Now?

Upside Learning

Is mobile learning becoming a reality rather than a prediction? 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.

How Suitable Is HTML5 For Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

HTML5 is adoption for mobile learning is picking up; perhaps the iPad is one driver of change , rapid improvements in regular and mobile browsers rendering HTML5 another. It is another debate altogether about if this sort of content conversion to mobile is necessary in all contexts.

Getting a Head Start with Mobile Interactions

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

When Raptivity released its first collection of mobile interactions for iPad and iPhone based eLearning, the path-breaking HTML5 Pack received several accolades.

Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems

Upside Learning

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.

Mobile Learning and Interactivity

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Does mobile learning need interactivity? Mobile content is short-duration, small-screen. Give us examples of interactivity on mobile devices. JP: Course designers must understand the differences in the various mobile devices, operating systems and browsers. So, is there a ‘right way’ to design interactive content for mobile devices? The best method is to come up with a checklist of requisites for your mobile learning interactivity.

The Horizon Report 2011

Jane Hart

The areas of emerging technology cited for 2011 are: Time to adoption: One Year or Less. Mobiles. The Horizon Report 2011 (PDF

Mobile learning – Push or pull?

E-Learning Provocateur

This approach accommodates multiple devices (mobile or otherwise), without the need for multiple authoring tools or the production of multiple content packages. Wikis, intranets, VLEs, LMSs etc must be mobile friendly for the paradigm to work. In other words, these repositories must be compliant with international mobile standards so that we can accommodate the myriad of devices, browsers and operating systems that m-learning entails.

Mobile learning – Push or pull?

E-Learning Provocateur

This approach accommodates multiple devices (mobile or otherwise), without the need for multiple authoring tools or the production of multiple content packages. Wikis, intranets, VLEs, LMSs etc must be mobile friendly for the paradigm to work. In other words, these repositories must be compliant with international mobile standards so that we can accommodate the myriad of devices, browsers and operating systems that m-learning entails.

Clark Quinn on Designing Mobile Learning (Audio Interview)

Learning Visions

Mobile Learning – seems to finally be tipping. If you’re involved with training, I suspect the push for providing mobile solutions is getting stronger. If you’re an Instructional Designer and freaking out that now you have to do mobile too – on top of everything else?! –

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Blending social and mobile

Bottom-Line Performance

This is part 2: Blending social and mobile. Its roots are NOT in mobile learning as social became a hit with the advent of social networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook – which emerged before mobile phones gave access to these sites. Mobile Learning

mLearnCon 2011 Recap

Upside Learning

It’s a great time to quickly recap those: First Impressions: mLearnCon 2011 Exposition. Interesting Mobile Statistics By Tomi Ahonen: mLearnCon. The Future Of E-learning Is Mobile – mLearnCon. SCORM Implementation Strategies For Mobile: mLearnCon.

Adobe Captivate 5.5: At Long Last. Publish Support for Apple Mobile Devices

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel Anyone who created eLearning lessons using any version of Adobe Captivate older than version 5 is painfully aware that Captivate does not offer publishing options for any of the Apple mobile devices (iPhone, iPad or iPod).

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Mobile Learning Has A Promising Future In India

Upside Learning

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. The mobile Internet could deliver the personalized entertainment that Indian consumers crave.