6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you might have heard by now that mobile learning is no longer the next big thing – it IS the big thing. Here is a quick breakdown of the mobile learning trends you need to be watching. Snack learning”.

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.

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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#10 to #1 LMSs of 2012

eLearning 24-7

10 eLogic Learning - Essential LMS. TinCan support with mobile learning, however no on/off synch. Mobile learning support, but no TinCan nor on/off synch. Jam – which is their social learning and collaboration tool. 4 IMC-AG Clix Learning Suite.

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

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.

Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

Global mobile data traffic grew 69 percent in 2014 and was nearly 30 times the size of the entire global Internet in 2000. Mobile video traffic exceeded 50 percent of total mobile data traffic for the first time in 2012. Mobile app analytics. Social mobile learning.

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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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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.

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.

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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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?”

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.

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

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

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.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

The list focuses primarily on the use of eLearning, technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. link] December 5-6, 2011 Learning Space Design Summit, 2 nd , Melbourne, Australia. link] March 11-13, 2012 BrainStorm 13.0:

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).

Mobile Learning and Games: 3 Ways They Mix

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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.

Mobile Learning Analyst RJ Jacquez to guest host #TalkTech chat on mLearning, HTML5, and more.

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We are pleased to announce that our friend and colleague RJ Jacquez (@rjacquez) will be guest hosting our weekly #TalkTech chat this Thursday, May 17th at 3 pm EST. RJ is a former Senior Evangelist for Adobe who now spends his time as a Mobile Learning Analyst and consultant.

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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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.”

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

They involved talent management, “hello and goodbye” with vendors, social learning, upswing in mobile learning, new feature sets in the authoring tool space, flat lining in web conferencing and standalone platforms. LMSs/LCMS/CMS/learning platforms in commercial and open space continued their presence. There are consumer locations that have implemented augmented reality without using a mobile device to view it. Social Learning.

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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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.

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 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.

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

For the past month, I have been conducting a survey on learning platforms and specifically learning management systems. . Do you have a LMS/LCMS/Learning Platform. Today, however more and more learning management systems are bringing into content management features, inc.

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.

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.

Introducing a new Podcast: This Week in #mLearning [Episode 1: The new iPad and Mobile Learning]

mLearning Revolution

I’m am extremely excited to introduce a brand new weekly Podcast entitled ‘This Week in Mobile Learning” with my friend and co-host Robert Gadd. Challenges ahead for mobile learning with tracking mobile through an LMS. Adobe Flash and Mobile devices. The importance of thinking ‘mobile-first’ when developing Learning. eLearning Mobile Learning Podcast

What's different about mobile learning?

The Learning Circuits

As the doors open to a new era of mobile learning and performance support, it's a good time to step back and think about the new mindset required when designing for mobile. And of course, mobile devices can also be used for voice communication.

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.

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.

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.

The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]

mLearning Revolution

Perhaps this is why in eLearning we have always gravitated toward using tools that publish learning in the Adobe Flash format in order to create engaging desktop experiences. eLearning Mobile Learning featured review

Why Mobile Learning Is The Future Of Workplace Learning (Infographic)

Upside Learning

Not too long back I had posted the slide deck of my presentation at the 2012 CLO India Summit. Why Mobile Learning Is The Future Of Workplace Learning. Infographic by Upside Learning.