Free Mobile Learning Course – MobiMOOC2012

Upside Learning

For MobiMOOC 2012 she’s lined up a very impressive faculty to conduct weekly sessions on mobile learning and related topics. I feel absolutely honored to be included amongst them and I look forward to interacting and learning from the participants of these sessions.

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps. Here are some interesting links I’ve come across recently, mostly about mobile learning and some about learning in general that I found interesting.

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

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

Mobile Learning. Sadly though many still are in the dark on true mobile learning – i.e. not accessing their platform via a mobile web browser. CertPoint VLS Portals – but only to a laptop or CD Rom – so not a mobile device. eLogic Learning.

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The Future Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Last week Amit and I made a small presentation to the Mobile Learning MOOC (MobiMOOC) about the possibilities in the future of mobile learning. It goes without saying the future of learning is mobile. In fact, the future of computing itself is mobile.

Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

When it comes to mobile learning myths and misconceptions abound. These myths are holding back widespread adoption of mobile learning in the workplace. It’s just learning on the move. Mobile learning is much more than just learning on the move.

New Mobile Learning Research

Upside Learning

ASTD last week released its new research report, titled ‘ Mobile Learning – Delivering Learning in a Connected World ‘, which we are very pleased to have sponsored. Mobile learning enhances the learning function through performance support.

Barriers to Implementing Mobile Learning

Dashe & Thomson

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.”. mobile learning barriers

mLearnCon 2012

Upside Learning

Now that I’m back at work in India with some breathing space, thought I’d be good to make a note of some of the more interesting observations I had about mLearnCon 2012. Lots of sessions at mLearnCon 2012 revolved around these themes. Learning Management.

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Leveraging Mobile Learning For Sales Training

Upside Learning

How can mobile learning be used to train sales professionals? Connect with an expert or share your views which allows for ‘reflection’ – often the way sales people learn best with. Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms.

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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.

Mobile Learning – A Quick Start Guide: Get The Free eBook

Upside Learning

We have been saying it over and over again – mobile learning is here to stay! As fascinating as mobile learning is, it is extremely dynamic; and evolves at a blinding pace. Key Considerations in Mobile Learning.

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You Cannot Escape Mobile Learning!

Upside Learning

There is really no escaping mobile learning; not in today’s day and age. With the massive proliferation of smartphones and tablets, and ever increasing bandwidths and speed of mobile networks – the entire planet has gone mobile quite literally.

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.

Barriers to Implementing Mobile Learning

Dashe & Thomson

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.” mobile learning barriers

Mobile Learning’s Upward Trend

LearnDash

Mobile learning is on the rise as well. While it can be easy to attribute the growth of mobile learning to one or two things, the reality is that a combination of factors are driving the upward trend. Mobile learning can account for a 33% greater revenue per employee.

Not Just Mobile Learning, Mobile Everything

Upside Learning

When our clients consider mobile learning, we often find them stuck in trying to deliver learning (training) on mobile devices. The key to exploiting the potential of mobile learning is to think of mobile beyond their learning content delivery capability.

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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). Kevin believes it’s the tablets that have really got mobile learning started.

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 would say, undoubtedly, it was mobile learning. If you were there I’m sure you sensed mobile learning was in the air.

Is eLearning on Tablets really Mobile Learning? [Chime in]

mLearning Revolution

Here’s one such comment I received in my is it time to remove the “e” and “m” from Learning ? So here’s what I propose as a way to judge whether a learning experience is innovative enough to qualify as real mLearning.

Tin Can: My First impressions from mLearnCon 2012

Upside Learning

I attended a session by Aaron Silvers, Community Manager at Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL). Summary: Tin Can is designed to provide a common data storage for learning experiences across a number of devices/platforms/media/information systems.

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Raptivity Presenting on M-Learning at eLearning Africa 2012 in Benin

Raptivity

Raptivity, the award-winning software for creating rapid e-Learning interactivities is speaking at eLearning Africa conference in Benin. Vinod Ganjoo, Sr.

9 Surprising Mobile Learning Facts

LearnDash

This post is along the same lines, except in relation to mobile learning (often referred to as “mlearning”). Mobile learning is hot right now, and it will only continue to gain in popularity – as evident by its growth in various sectors, such as in K-12 education.

When Designing Mobile Learning, Think Less is More [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

Over the weekend I came across this fascinating article that really got me thinking about how we should approach the design of mobile learning (mLearning). to the new Age of Mobile. I also believe that each new era in computing brings challenges and mobile is no different.

Mobile learning conference #mlearncon: Wrap-up

Challenge to Learn

What I don’t like is the fact that it is just for mobile. I do think mobile should be a part of your whole e-learning suite and you should not use a separate program for it. It will take a while before it will become a standard element of the learning and support strategy.

The Pulse of Mobile Learning

Allison Rossett

Most of what is said and written about mobile learning and support touts potential and points to the future. Current studies confirm a faint pulse for mobile in enterprise learning today. I first noticed this enthusiasm-action gap when colleague Jim Marshall and I surveyed workplace learning professionals about their learning technology practices. “Are you offering programs that rely on mobile for delivery of learning and support now?”

Mobile Learning: The Future of Workplace Learning (CLO Summit India – Slidedeck)

Upside Learning

I too had an opportunity to share my thoughts, as part of panel of power session on the future trends and tools in L&D under the track ‘Mobile Social and E-Learning’. I firmly believe that mLearning is the future of learning, be it at the workplace or otherwise.

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Pitfalls in mobile learning #5:

From the Coleface

Although this is my fifth pitfall it’s probably the most fundamental – it’s just that I was hoping that this time round the e-learning industry had got its heads round the idea that emerging technologies are not solutions that we need to find problems for. accountancy e-learning legal

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. We should assume something similar happens when we develop learning networks. value for the learning ecosystem).

#25 to #11 LMSs of 2012

eLearning 24-7

Next week, 12-12-12, will be #10 to #1 learning management systems for 2012. New features include m-learning on the iPad with native app (no on/off synch), integrates with Yammer, themes, custom URL, assessment tool, the authoring tool is the key component, help and feedback tab. While their UI is very user friendly, they really haven’t done much in terms of new cool features in 2012. Video learning platforms. 20 Saba Learning Suite.

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. If you own you and sat with your kids as they learn something, you know what I mean.

What is the “Killer App” of Mobile Learning? [Chime in]

mLearning Revolution

There are many ways to answer this and over time I have changed my answer slightly but recently my answer to this question is “ mLearning Sets Learning Free.” ” mLearning Sets Learning Free. Again, thanks to mobile, his creativity is set free.

Mobile Learning: CHANGE YOUR WAYS OR YOU ARE DOOOOOMED!

Dashe & Thomson

In my last post I briefly mentioned my skepticism about the demand for mobile learning in the workplace. We in the learning industry talk about it a lot in conferences, and blog about it, but relatively few of us are doing anything substantial with mobile learning “on the ground.”

Mobile Learning and Games: 3 Ways They Mix

Bottom-Line Performance

We all used to think of our phones simply as tools for communication, but mLearning is changing the way we think about our mobile devices. Mobile learning games provide knowledge on the go. mLearning games provide entertainment that produce learning results.

No Escaping Mobile Learning – Webinar Recording & Audience Queries Answered

Upside Learning

As you probably already know, last week we kicked off our independent webinar series with the first one titled as ‘No Escaping Mobile Learning’ which I co-presented with Abhijit Kadle (watch recording here ). Growing mobile workforce. When do we really learn.

6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

mLearning Revolution

Since it’s still January and people are blogging about trends or predictions for the new year, I thought I’d share some areas I believe Rapid eLearning Vendors should focus on in 2012 in order to stay ahead of the curve or worse, have a small startup eat their lunch.

ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

Looking forward to a week of learning about learning with 1,200 of my peers at ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2012. Thursday: 11:00 Running a concurrent session on learning design “Yawn-Proofing Your E-Learning”.