2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

Traditional "e"-learning vendors will all jump into the "m"-learning and social networking spaces with "first generation" offerings they believe will address the mobile requirements of their customers and prospects; these early efforts will prove largely ineffective as evidenced by their many iterative and incremental updates, retries and course corrections. Others vendors will quickly follow/respond. A.K.A. How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out!

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Vendors don’t make money from informal learning. to filter, combine, merge, adopt new memes, etc). eLearning vendors look at another set of economics. First-generation eLearning had blending all wrong. The hunger for proprietary knowledge does not stop at the firewall. The eLearning Forum conducts a monthly educational meeting. A veteran of the software industry and the training business, Jay Cross coined the term “eLearning” in 1997.