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The Mobile Learning Approach: What is it and What are the Benefits?

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In recent years, the world has become dependent on mobiles. The rise of smartphones and handheld devices has ushered in a lot of useful and revolutionary applications and features, and one trend that has sprung from the rise of handheld tech has been mobile learning.

Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar

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I had the opportunity to interview Mayra Aixa Villar , instructional designer and thought leader in the mobile learning space. Mayra has authored articles for ASTD and Learning Solutions Magazine and writes frequently on her personal blog. If you are interested in where mobile learning is headed, or in how mobile learning is different from “regular eLearning,” read on! There are also many misconceptions around mobile.

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Getting Mobile Learning Right

Litmos

The trend in learning technology for the past few years has been toward providing a more “consumer-grade” experience for learners. Yet, there is one aspect of the consumer experience in which learning lags very far behind: mobile interactions.

How Mobile Learning is Changing the Educational Landscape

Hurix Digital

Technology today is turning the old learning techniques on their head, unearthing several new dimensions of learning for students. Smart devices and mobile phones have completely taken over our lives, right from entertainment and communication, to the way we learn.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. from a modern authoring tool? tool seem bewildering, but there are some. across the learning experience1. authoring tool. learning.

Mobile Learning: More than just Mobile + Learning

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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 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).

HTML5 for Mobile Learning Development: The Top Four Reasons for Choosing HTML5 as an Authoring Tool

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With the growing popularity of the mobile enabled learning, the eLearning industry is also evolving to maintain its pace with the pertinent demands of the mobile learning development. This is bringing a huge change in the way we now prefer to learn and teach. A survey on the most preferred tool for mobile app development revealed that, HTML5 was the technology of choice for the majority that is 41% of the users.

5 Must-Adopt Mobile Learning Strategies For Corporate Training

Adobe Captivate

Today, mobile learning is an integral part of most organizations’ training deliveries. In this article, I share 5 mobile learning strategies that you can adopt for corporate training. Mobile Learning Strategies For Corporate Training You Should Adopt. Mobile learning for corporate training refers to the anytime, anywhere training that is available on mobile devices. Promote social or collaborative learning.

5 Must-Adopt Mobile Learning Strategies For Corporate Training

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Today, mobile learning is an integral part of most organizations’ training deliveries. In this article, I share 5 mobile learning strategies that you can adopt for corporate training. Mobile Learning Strategies For Corporate Training You Should Adopt. Mobile learning for corporate training refers to the anytime, anywhere training that is available on mobile devices. Promote social or collaborative learning.

Mobile Learning Roundup: 10 Top Posts From Our Blog

Upside Learning

Mobile technology, by far, has been the most rapidly adopted technology in history. At Upside Learning, we understand this well and have constantly strived to address multifarious platforms in this technology space. Over the past couple of months, we have discussed how mobile technology will permeate into our lives, radically changing the way we live and learn. The Advent Of Mobile Learning Technology.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #8 Mobile Learning

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For the past few years, mobile learning has been the “next big thing,” but no more. As Rob Caul wrote recently for TrainingZone , “With smartphones and tablets more affordable and accessible than ever, mobile learning is fast establishing itself as a mainstream learning technology.” MOOCs, which can provide a technological and learning framework for this intersection, are just starting to go mobile. Why mobile learning?

6 Steps to a Mobile Mindset: Mobile Learning Basics

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If you attended ATD TechKnowledge this year, then you might have seen a session about this new thing called The Mobile Mindset. We were excited to see just how ready people are to do something—anything—to get mobile learning started at their organization. I coined the term Mobile Mindset to encompass a broader range of programming and design that’s accessible to all organizations—the ones trying to roll out mobile now and those who still have hurdles to overcome.

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What Are The Barriers to Mobile Learning Adoption?

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Mobile learning, mLearning, develops more advantages than disadvantages to organizations and their employees. We outline 5 barriers to the adoption of mobile learning and how we can overcome them. There is a preconceived idea of mobile learning being costly, which is not necessarily true! Good microlearning LMS’s turn out to be more cost effective than traditional learning methods. Inability to Recognise Future Learning Trends.

5 Mobile Learning Must-Haves for 2016

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Mobile learning has come a long way over the last several years. Some organizations have truly embraced mobile as a training delivery method, learning as they go how to create an impactful mobile strategy. Other organizations are still on the sidelines trying to decide if mobile learning makes sense for their workforce. Maybe it will be enough to just make those old eLearning courses work on a tablet? Make it Mobile-First.

The Mobile Mindset: Designing Great Mobile Learning Experiences (Free eBook)

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As many of us can attest, it’s difficult to remain on the cutting edge of technology when it comes to training. Whether it’s resistance within our organizations or a limitation of tools (like a bloated LMS or ancient browser requirements), working to improve design can often feel like more of a hassle than it’s worth. Our new eBook on the mobile learning mindset can help you continue to do just that. But it’s not just about making everything mobile.

Mobile Learning: e-learningnext

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Why Mobile Learning The strongest Value Proposition for mobile learning comes from connecting people with ideas, information, and each other—anytime, anywhere! Ten years back, Clark Quinn’s statement about mobile learning seemed wishful thinking. Today, mobile learning is no longer a buzzword. The rapid and unforeseen increase of mobile device adoption from Blackberry to iPad 2. Examples of mobile learning implementation: 1.

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Why Adopt Mobile Learning For Online Training – 10 Questions Answered

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If you are new to mLearning or are seeking ways to enhance its impact, e.g. by using mobile learning for online training, you would have several questions about it. Why Adopt Mobile Learning For Online Training? Following are 10 questions answered about adopting mobile learning for online training. What Is mLearning Or Mobile Learning? What Is Driving mLearning’s Rapid Adoption? How Learners Want To Learn.

Enhance Your Mobile Learning Delivery with 7 Eye-openers.

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mLearning has, slowly but surely, been creating a niche for itself in corporate training and learning. Even a decade ago mLearning was being created and utilized for learning – though sparingly. But in the past few years it has emerged as a sustainable learning platform. In addition to providing uninterrupted access, mLearning also provides a more learner-centric approach where the learner can assess his or her own needs and learn accordingly.

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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. Recently, while speaking to customers, we encountered one of the primary issues that corporate stumble upon when deciding on HTML5 for pilots or technology exploration initiatives. Large companies, especially in the BFSI market need security built into their technology solutions.

Mobile First Designs in eLearning: A Mobile Learning Case Study

Adobe Captivate

From being a desirable approach, mobile learning is fast becoming a standard for online training. Now, you hear of debate on mobile friendly vs. mobile first designs. In this article, I share a case study featuring a mobile first design in eLearning. A Case Study On Mobile First Designs In eLearning. Mobile learning has matured over the last 8 years and has seen a steady increase in its adoption by L&D teams worldwide.

Top 5 Benefits of Mobile Learning

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Today, mobile learning or mLearning is an important part of the learning strategy of most organizations. As Microlearning becomes the preferred choice for both formal and informal learning, mLearning adoption will see further acceleration. In this blog, I share the key benefits of mobile learning. Over the last 8 years, mobile learning has come a long way. This is not all, it is also facilitating social or collaborative learning.

Making Mobile Learning Work – LearnX 2013 Panel Discussion Summary

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I will be stating the obvious when I say that there is huge amount of interest in mobile learning across the globe. Technological shifts like movement away from Flash to HTML, and rapid adoption of tablet devices are shaking up how learning content is designed, and how learners access them. What is m-Learning? Majority agreed that just porting of content to mobile devices is not m-learning. What are the barriers to adopt m-Learning?

eLearning: Top Posts of 2009 - Upside Learning Blog

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Top 100 Learning Game Resources. Top 47 eLearning & Workplace Learning Blogs. Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources. Our Top 10 Learning Tools 2009. The Ten Commandments of eLearning. Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development. Five Myths of Mobile Learning. Mobile Learning in India. eLearning Development: How long does it Really take? HTML 5 and eLearning Development.

Advantages of Mobile Learning Solutions for L&D Teams 

Hurix Digital

The unprecedented explosion of mobile technology in the last few years has completely changed the way we live, work, and learn. This is where mobile learning solutions come into the picture. Mobile phones, with their ubiquitous presence, are the new normal.

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves by Paul on May 17, 2011 in user adoption User adoption is the single biggest challenge when implementing new technology – it is now and it has been for 15 years. It’s clear that getting a solid and rapid ROI on software projects has more to do with people and change than it does with technology.

M-LEARNING TRENDS TO ADOPT IN 2021

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The emerging technological innovations have certainly revolutionized the way learning is traditionally conducted. With the introduction of elearning and now, mobile learning, new trends are emerging in the market that can positively impact both young and adult learners.

Common Mobile Learning Mistakes to Avoid

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But with the rapid rise of the number of smartphone users, mobile learning solutions have shifted from being part of the process of playing a pivotal role in corporate training strategy. This is because most organizations are adopting technology-aided learning to enable their employees to store, create, and deliver innovative ideas at the workplace. To address the issue, answer the following questions: What is the goal of the mobile learning solution?

Mobile First Designs in eLearning: A Mobile Learning Case Study

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From being a desirable approach, mobile learning is fast becoming a standard for online training. Now, you hear of debate on mobile friendly vs. mobile first designs. In this article, I share a case study featuring a mobile first design in eLearning. A Case Study On Mobile First Designs In eLearning. Mobile learning has matured over the last 8 years and has seen a steady increase in its adoption by L&D teams worldwide.

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. While I haven’t blogged in a while, I continue trawling through my RSS feeds, seeing more and more references to mobile learning, mlearning, performance support, ‘just-in-time’ and so many other terms that make sense in that context. Learning Through Situated Simulations: Exploring Mobile Augmented Reality. Mobile Learning.

Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips

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There really is very little different about designing mobile learnin g from other forms of learning. The guidelines that apply for effective learning are really not much different but for the change in context. 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. The types of content suitable for mobile learning have low information density.

Top 8 Reasons Why Training Providers Are Adopting eLearning

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Earlier this month I blogged about why Training companies are adopting eLearning. Reflecting on my interactions with Training Providers over the last couple of quarters, I’ve made a list of the top 8 reasons for them to adopt eLearning. Client Demand : The provider’s clients have started demanding eLearning solutions (and training providers want to retain them). Some want more eLearning and some want less of it, others want mobile learning.

How to Leverage Interactive Learning Tools for Engaging Training Experiences

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This blog talks about leverageinh Interactive Learning Software for engaging training experiences. The importance of interactive training experience as an essential learning tool for employees cannot be emphasized enough. Guide: How to Create Mobile-Friendly Training Content.

6 Key Benefits Of Mobile Learning

Adobe Captivate

The right and successful implementation of mobile learning provides several benefits to organizations. In this article, I am covering 6 key benefits of mobile learning that I think organizations can see as quick wins. The Key Benefits Of Mobile Learning You Should Know About. With mobile phones becoming more pervasive, it is no surprise that they are the most preferred way we consume content today. The Success Of Mobile Learning.

The Open Screen Project – Will It Succeed?

Upside Learning

Adobe recently announced AIR for Mobile devices. The Open Screen Project was started to help create a singular experience on multiple devices (using Flash) be it Computers, Mobiles, TV or Game consoles. Obviously, using Flash platform tools offered by Adobe. Though some Flash platforms tools like the Flex SDK are freely available from Adobe, for animation and design you still need to depend on Adobe’s Creative Suite of tools – which is not free.

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Organizations Can Engage Their Workforce With Mobile Learning

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Mobile technology has revolutionized every aspect of human life, be it personal or professional. With almost everyone having access to mobile devices these days, as well as smartphones and tablets getting cheaper with time, these devices are being increasingly used to teach and develop skills in corporate employees. Mobile learning is not a trend in learning and development (L&D) anymore, it is a necessity. Video-based Learning.

5 Mobile Learning Trends In Vogue

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Imagine you wake up one fine morning to realize your mobile has abandoned you. Such is the impact of mobiles on our lives. Humans, especially Millennials, have reached a phase where life without a mobile translates into the end of life. This sort of engagement with mobiles has lead to the rise of many mobile learning trends in the corporate sector. Game-based learning. Tapping the potential of gamification on mobiles is a rising trend.

5 Advantages of Mobile Learning for Enterprise Companies

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Mobile learning boasts a plethora of benefits and advantages for enterprise companies who have the objective of corporate training success. Here we run through some of the key advantages of mobile learning for enterprise companies. Level Cloud enforces that productivity, flexibility and communication is at the heart of the advantages of mobile technology. Modules on mobile devices are completed twice as fast than on a PC.