The 4 S’s of mobile design

E-Learning Provocateur

Given that smartphone sales are estimated to exceed PC sales by the end of this year, and mobile Internet users are expected to exceed desktop Internet users soon after, I have finally concluded that the time is ripe for mobile learning. Heeding the advice of start small and fail quick , I have dipped my toe into the m-learning space by converting an existing online course into a smartphone-friendly format. I call them the 4 S’s of mobile design.

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Personal devices in higher education

Learning with 'e's

Here are some of my recent thoughts on learning spaces at universities, and the impact of student owned personal technologies: As the shift from location specific learning to untethered learning gathers pace, so the personal device gains increasing importance. Distributed forms of learning are burgeoning, and geographical distance between learners and their parent institutions is less of a problem. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s.

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Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. One year ago today, I offered nine predictions running the gamut of hardware, software, industry players and general market movements based on trends we were experiencing in the commercial mobile learning marketplace; here’s my analysis of where these predictions landed twelve months later. a.k.a.

What is the evidence microlearning works?

Ed App

Learning used to be associated with brick and mortar classrooms, with a professor reciting course material and sending students home to memorize additional concepts on their own time. But that age-old understanding of what ‘learning’ is no longer applies. In the United States, 77 per cent of companies have already used online learning to train their workforce. Or just another online learning fad? Spaced repetition is a highly-effective method of learning.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else?

CLARK QUINN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else?

Articulate Implements Subscription Pricing for Their Products

LearnDash

This new course authoring tool emphasizes ease of use, adaptability to all mobile devices, and a minimalist approach. What is neat about Rise is that it appears to be geared toward the micro-learning space. If one area falters and alternatives can’t easily be implemented due to the closed ecosystem, then you’re in for some difficult times. Did you see the big news from Articulate recently?

Corporate Training Trends – Sharing experiences, Shared Learning

G-Cube

There is no doubt that Corporate Learning has a strong social element to it. Learning occurs through social interactions across conference tables, in cubicles, over coffee breaks and at the water cooler. The power and reach of social interactions for learning cannot be overlooked, but the big question is: Is there a way to structure it better to enhance the learning experience? If they find a shared ground, only then will the actual learning take place.

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A quiet invasion

Learning with 'e's

In others it is rare or unlikely, because mobile phones are banned in some schools and colleges. They will ask whether this a trivialisation of their content, or an undesirable development that leads to superficial learning. Alternatively they can celebrate that learners are adept enough at using their personal technologies to make learning easier and more productive for themselves. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s.

Top eLearning Trends For 2018

Adobe Captivate

Having spent more than 14 years in the eLearning space and working closely with seasoned learning professionals at Tesseract Learning servicing global customers, I am sharing my thoughts on the trends for 2018. However, with Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality added to the mix, we have exciting new possibilities in the immersive learning space. Their application in learning is picking up now. AR will be used to trigger just-in-time learning.

Why microlearning is not the solution to all workplace learning needs

Ed App

Learning and Development professionals cite microlearning as being their favourite training method, specifically because employees ask for it. In the United States, 77 per cent of companies have already used online learning to train their workforce.

8 e-Learning Trends to Watch Out for in 2018

SkyPrep

Top 8 2018 e-Learning trends. The e-learning industry is always in a state of flux. So, what does 2018 has in store for e-learning? The world of e-learning is bombarded with the concept of microlearning. Using games to introduce new learning strategies isn’t something new. From an e-learning perspective, serious games can be used to test the knowledge of learners and develop new strategies. Personalized/Adaptive Learning. Video Learning.

Why Higher Education Institutions Need an Education Services Company

Hurix Digital

Come up with innovative solutions, such as online self-assessment platforms, integrated ed-tech solutions, content management, curriculum creation, digital libraries, and other mobile learning solutions. Put simply, the firms in this sector utilize training and learning opportunities to drive engagement and usage, leading to an enhanced learner adoption of a particular product or service. to help them learn valuable skills effortlessly. Blended Learning.

4 eLearning Trends That Will Change The Way You Look At Online Learning

CommLab India

In the Learning and Development (L&D) community, the words learning trends are easily tossed around. However, it is quite tough to live in the midst of a technological disruption in the learning space. No matter how you look at it, it’s evident that the disruption in learning trends is larger than it’s ever been. So what are these disruptive learning trends that are taking the L&D space by storm? eLearning Design Online Learning Trends

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. Prediction #1 - Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream. and will simply state “we need to offer learning to our workers via their omnipresent mobiles!” There will be more types of devices and ways to connect with our mobile learning world in 2012.

How Skillshare is Changing the Face of Design and Lifestyle Courses in the World

Pinlearn

The mention of online courses normally conjures up a picture of remote learning, a user’s face plastered to a computer screen, rapt in attention. With the advent of so many new-age ed tech ventures aiming to captivate your imagination and inspire you through learning, the world of online learning has come a long, long way. The platform promotes like-minded communities and learning happens through sharing and interaction, rather than through lectures.

Video for learning: Today and tomorrow

Learning with 'e's

We recorded micro-teaches - usually a 10 minute lesson - and then played back the footage to the students so they could see and hear themselves and learn from the experience. Alternative modes Today, education has expanded beyond traditional learning spaces into distance education , blended learning, flipped classrooms , mobile learning, and online delivery through technologies such as MOOCs ( Massive Open Online Courses ).

How to Choose the Right Blended Learning Model for your Corporate Training

Obsidian Learning

Blended learning combines traditional face-to-face classroom teaching with online instruction. It’s a simple concept but becomes more complex when you consider that there is no one way to blend learning; online and face-to-face instruction can be combined into thousands of blended learning models. In many cases, blended learning may be the ideal choice because of the type of content. What Do Studies Say About Blended Learning? Space out the learning.

The Future Of Learning Design

The eLearning Coach

If you are intrigued by the future of learning design, you won’t want to miss the second half of this interview with Karl Kapp. Coach: What types of challenges do newer technologies, such as mobile and podcast, present to the instructional designer? Karl: The biggest problem is that in the learning field we sometimes get seduced by the technology and forget the underlying learning need and, even more importantly, the underlying business need.

PDR Design Model Supports Shift to Learning Design in the Work Context

Living in Learning

The concept of a learning shift represents a course correction by the USS Training Department. Choose a metaphor of your own; bottom-line is painfully clear – the learning game has changed, and our tactics and methodologies that worked so well in a traditional “training war” are not as effective in a non-traditional battle. In fact, we face the challenge to re-shape, and in some cases, create a continuous learning environment. Learning Space Discovery.

LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

Breakout discussions Round Up: LMS Personalisation of learning experience - ties in with chunking nicely. Relevance of gamification for adults Offline access LMS has meant eLearning management system traditionally - now to manage all learning across organisation. Apps may then become more about UX than providing an offline alternative. For more information see notes from Breakout 1 below Mobile learning : Myths and Reality People are still dabbling.

Virtual Reality and Micro Learning: Ready. Set. Engage. - Tip #145

Vignettes Learning

What are the possible benefits of using VR within the learning space? Alternately you could use a handheld device, a smartphone, or a tablet, and where the camera and screen display the environment around you with augmented digital objects embedded into the screen image. The latest craze Pokémon Go is an example of a platform that uses this technology to view and interact with objects only seen in your mobile devices.