6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012

Bottom-Line Performance

All of these trends saw significant uptake in 2012… and look to continue. Many companies and schools are adopting this policy as it is more cost effective and encourages people to keep working even after they go home for the day…or at least, that’s what the buzz is about.

Key Decision Areas for Implementing Mobile Learning – LearnX 2012 Session

Upside Learning

We’ll be in Melbourne later this month for the LearnX Asia Pacific, 2012 Event , which is a premier learning technology event in Australia. LearnX Asia Pacific 2012 will be held at Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre on Wednesday 29 & Thursday 30 August.

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7 Reasons Why You Need To Adopt A Unified Learning System

Upside Learning

However, if you are still bolting on different systems with a hope to create a (pseudo) unified system, or still aren’t convinced of adopting a unified approach to learning management, it’s time to open up your view and look at the reality of a true unified learning system.

New Learning Technology Research – Be A Part Of It

Upside Learning

We have always believed in helping organisations perform better by effective use of learning technologies. Towards Maturity’s independent industry benchmark reports effectively help organisations to identify and adopt effective practices in workplace learning.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

mLearning Revolution

However unlike some people who think that things like the price tag of a mobile device or its battery are holding mobile learning back from full adoption, I’m convinced technology has little to do with what’s holding us back from crossing the chasm.

Three Great Takeaways from ASTD 2012

Mindflash

When I registered for the ASTD International Conference & Expo 2012 over a month ago, I planned to write a recap post for two reasons: First, it’s a chance to share what I learned so people who couldn’t attend might learn something from my experience.

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My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

As 2012 draws to a close, its time to evaluate how in focus my lens on the future of enterprise mobile learning proved to be this past year and how many of my year ago predictions hit their targets. There will be more types of devices and ways to connect with our mobile learning world in 2012.

Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement

Upside Learning

In its Technology, Media & Telecommunications Predictions 2012 , Deloitte predicts that by the end of the year 2012, 500 million smartphones with a retail price of $100 or less will likely be in use worldwide.

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

Learning in Hand is a resource for educational technology by Tony Vincent. Accelerating The Adoption Of mLearning: A Call For Collective And Collaborative Action [FREE]. 2012 Horizon Report.

Pick of the Month: May 2012

Jane Hart

Note, for easy reference, ALL the links in my daily Picks are collated monthly on my 2012 Reading List. I see this happen all the time with people trying to gain support for implementing new learning approaches and technologies, and I am sure I am often guilty of it myself.

The Future Of Mobile Learning

Upside 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.

The Four Stages of Mobile Maturity

Upside Learning

One interesting aspect I’ve noticed from my research is that organizations move on an evolutionary path as they mature in their adoption of mobile technologies that impact learning significantly.

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What's Better: eLearning or Classroom?

The Performance Improvement Blog

The Obama administration has been touting the educational value of online courses since coming into office over three years ago, and many colleges, especially community colleges, have adopted that mantra. I published an article about this nearly 10 years ago in Educational Technology.

Everyone Is Talking Mobile Learning. Brilliant!

Upside Learning

Last week we were at Learning Technologies 2012 in London braving the winter chill here in London. I think there is a lack of understanding on the customers’ part about the following; these issues will delay the customer adoption of mobile learning: What is mlearning most suitable for.

New Mobile Learning Research

Upside Learning

Chief barriers to adopting mobile learning include budget, integration with legacy systems, and security. Over half of respondents believe mobile technologies will improve learning in their organization in the next 3 years.

ASTD Webcast On New Mobile Learning Research

Upside Learning

Regular readers of this blog will be aware that we recently supported ASTD research on Mobile Learning , a report around that was released in May 2012. Manager, Learning Technology at Qualcomm). John believes year 2012 marks the beginning of truly making a move towards mobile learning.

Some Thoughts On Tablet Learning (aka Elearning On iPads)

Upside Learning

We could do much better by exploiting the potential of one of the most disruptive technologies of modern times – mobile. So while technically it may not be mlearning it is indeed helping mlearning adoption. There’s no doubt the iPad has been a phenomenal success.

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Online Learning and Higher Education: A Sleeping Giant Awakens

Absorb LMS

As painful as the bursting of the dot-com bubble was, the meltdown led to high adoption rates of learning technologies within the workplace, especially in larger organizations. In the last five years, learning technology adoption has expanded to include small- and medium-size companies.

Introducing New Technology: From Promise to Reality

Allison Rossett

Here is what Jeff has to say about introducing new technology into the organization. Have you ever been the victim of a new technology initiative, like say a new LMS or a mobile learning initiative or even a new accounting system? Technological effects are direct and immediate.

Online Learning and Higher Education: A Sleeping Giant Awakens

Absorb LMS

As painful as the bursting of the dot-com bubble was, the meltdown led to high adoption rates of learning technologies within the workplace, especially in larger organizations. In the last five years, learning technology adoption has expanded to include small- and medium-size companies.

Mobile Learning: More than just Mobile + Learning

Dashe & Thomson

They cite a “perfect storm” of catalysts that are driving the adoption of mobile learning, including: The increase in number of content distribution channels (such as App stores). "Perfect storm" of catalysts driving mobile learning adoption.

New to Twitter? 5 Tips for Learning Professionals

Bottom-Line Performance

The early adopters of social media can be intimidating: they have thousands of followers and subscribers and seem to be posting constantly. emerging trends and technologies Social Learning Social Media elearning Training twitter

Is Social Learning a “Feature” You Can Add?

Bottom-Line Performance

There is a difference between following the herd as it adopts a new technology…and approaching the tools and technologies as an artist to craft something truly unique and wonderful.

Reaction to IMS Learning Impact 2012 Conference

Xyleme

While it was a small gathering, the caliber of people and level of engagement of the participants was impressive. ( [link] ) There was a high concentration of executives of major educational content publishers, the largest learning technology providers, and leaders in K12 and higher-ed all gathered to coalesce around a set of standards that can meet the challenges of transforming teaching and learning in higher-ed and K12. The number and quality of the early adopters serve as evidence.

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Leading In a Technological Disruptive Market

Your Training Edge

While we all are appreciating and embracing disruptive technologies and innovations, it is still unclear whether we are able to convert our mindset into this repeatable process. Technological Disruptive Market Demands Disruptive Leadership.

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No Escaping Mobile Learning – Webinar Recording & Audience Queries Answered

Upside Learning

In this webinar, Abhijit and I discussed about the six key drivers that are forcing organizations to adopt mobile learning. We believe each of them is powerful enough to drive your organization to mobile learning, but put together they create the perfect storm for adoption.

8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning

mLearning Revolution

2012 has been an amazing year for mobile! This year we have seen technology companies introduce a myriad of mobile devices of all sizes, prices and operating systems. One final statistic I would like to include here is the fact that as of September 2012, Android alone accounted for 1.3

The Mobile Learning Ecosystem I – 10 Important Questions

Upside Learning

Mobile technology penetration is racing ahead in the corporate workplace, with the BYOD (bring your own device) movement affecting companies in varied ways. 1.What are the factors that drive adoption? –

Front-End Analysis: Improving Performance

Dashe & Thomson

Front-end analysis is actually part of the Human Performance Technology (HPT) model, which is a systematic approach to improving productivity and competence. The Human Performance Technology Model. What goals would management like to adopt?). January 17, 2012).

Barriers to Implementing Mobile Learning

Dashe & Thomson

Old people are right: technology does progress at a frequently dizzying rate, and keeping up with it often proves a most costly venture. Oh, those fateful words.

Can Learnist Hold the Key to Enterprise Social Learning?

Dashe & Thomson

AR is beginning to permeate our lives through smart phone apps and viral videos from tech firms like Google, but existing uses are still a bit clunky and there is a ways to go before this technology has a real effect on everyday learners like you and me.

Prototyping in eLearning

Upside Learning

This has led to an expectation that the eLearning industry adopt some development models and methodologies from the software industry. Over the years, you have probably noticed that the typically linear eLearning development process has undergone some changes.

Is Microsoft Surface a Major Step Backward for mLearning?

Bottom-Line Performance

Rather than re-imagining an experience that will take advantage of a smaller screen and multitouch interface, Microsoft appears to be keeping older “legacy technologies” alive in an effort to appease its more traditional market segments.

Is Microsoft Surface a Major Step Backward for mLearning?

Bottom-Line Performance

Rather than re-imagining an experience that will take advantage of a smaller screen and multitouch interface, Microsoft appears to be keeping older “legacy technologies” alive in an effort to appease its more traditional market segments.