Start Alternative Learning the Right Way

KnowledgeCity

Every past broken, unfinished or discarded New Year’s resolution hangs in the back of your mind like nagging thunder, energizing you to really take on this goal—to make alternative learning methods your powerhouse for education and success. We’ve heard it all before: alternative learning via eLearning is quickly becoming the superior learning method to traditional forms. So why aren’t you alternative learning with eLearning yet?

Tools For Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

Upside is doing a fair bit of mobile learning development and we blog about it regularly. I want to share some tools which may assist you in developing mobile learning applications. Tools to develop Native applications: SDK provided for mobile device. There is an alternative though. It requires MIDP/JVM on mobile device. Each mobile device has some variation in implementing MIDP profile.

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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 network (cellular) connection speeds grew 20 percent in 2014. These are just some excerpts from Cisco’s Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update for 2014 to 2019, but they clearly prove a point.

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Mobile Learning – Is it Finally Viable?

Gyrus

Mobile Learning – Is it Finally Viable? Mobile Learning has been a cool shining beacon in the learning industry for quite a while now. But with new technologies, sometimes you have to stop and ask yourself, is it just being used for the sake of the media itself, or is it actually adding to my blended learning portfolio? Why Mobile learning is actually worth its grain of salt. Why should I want to participate in this learning exercise?

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. across the learning experience1.

The Top 5 Best Bridge LMS Alternatives

Continu

Whether your current learning management system (LMS) is Bridge or you are considering them for your LMS provider, just know there are other choices. Your learning platform is a crucial component of your employee development program and you want to make the most informed decision. Here are some comments from Bridge users and reasons to consider Bridge LMS alternatives. No ability to organize the Learning Library- so all the courses dump into only one user screen.

Apple Vs Adobe: Impact On Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

Some companies like PhoneGap , Appcelerator and Unity3d having cross compiler products [that can publish the same code for iPhone/iPad or other mobile devices] have clarified or assured that the apps developed using their tools would still be accepted by Apple but there is no official response from Adobe on this. The same Flash file published as SWF or AIR app would work with other mobile devices supporting Flash Player 10.1 on several mobile devices –.

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When To Use Mobile Learning

Ed App

Nowadays, organisations are increasingly capitalising on mobile learning (m-learning). This method of learning has made lives easier for employees, especially those who are always on the move and unable to devote specific time to training. In this article, we are going to list out some of the best instances when to use mobile learning, particularly in a workplace setting. M-learning for employees who don’t have access to computers.

When to use mobile learning

Ed App

Nowadays, organizations are increasingly capitalizing on mobile learning (m-learning). This method of learning has made lives easier for employees, especially those who are always on the move and unable to devote specific time to training. In this article, we are going to list out some of the best instances when to use mobile learning, particularly in a workplace setting. M-learning for employees who don’t have access to computers.

POKÉMON WHOA!

Learnnovators

Augmented Reality Gamification Mobile Learning Alternate Reality Game AR ARG Augmented Game Game Mechanics Ingress Learnnovators Pokemon Pokemon Go Reality Ryan Tracey Video GamesThe post POKÉMON WHOA! appeared first on Learnnovators.

Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Using Standards Separately or Together for Effective Mobile Learning. For many years, mobile learning was one of those promises. Once mobile devices started to become popular the promise of being able to have everything on our devices, including learning programs, was right on the heels. Now, thanks to new learning standards, and new ways of using older ones, that promise may be here. Standards to Advance Mobile Learning.

8 Reasons to Transform Your Learning Content to Mobile Learning Nuggets

Hurix Digital

Undoubtedly, mobile usage exceeds desktop usage and here’s how: In total, 80% of individuals have a smartphone, and 27% utilize only this smartphone for digital connectivity. This means that even if you have a web-based learning center, most of your employees are accessing it through their smartphones only. Over the years, mobile-based learning has proved its importance and efficiency in improving overall learning and training structure at the workplace.

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

mLearning Revolution

Certainly a great definition but there’s also another way to think about a killer app, namely what makes a technology, a company, a product, an industry, even a person different, unique from the alternative. 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.

Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– How it Can Benefit Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

On Feb 15, 2010, at Mobile World Congress 2010, Adobe announced Adobe AIR for mobile devices, a consistent runtime for standalone applications which is an outcome of Adobe initiated Open-Screen project. Mobile device platforms are diversified – from screen sizes to the operating-systems driving the devices. M obile developers won’t need to learn specialized code each time to port their solutions on different devices. -

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?”

Designing Mobile Learning with Adobe Captivate (Free Online Adobe eLearning User Group Event)

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Presented by  Joe Ganci More and more people are using mobile devices to access content. You know this and realize that the mobile world is different than the desktop world. You're ready to take the plunge into designing and developing true mobile learning, but where do you start? In addition, Joe will discuss features that you may find advantageous when implementing mobile learning. Wednesday, February 25, 7:00-8:00 p.m.,

8 Reasons to Transform Your Learning Content to Mobile Learning Nuggets

Hurix Digital

Undoubtedly, mobile usage exceeds desktop usage and here’s how: In total, 80% of individuals have a smartphone, and 27% utilize only this smartphone for digital connectivity. This means that even if you have a web-based learning center, most of your employees are accessing it through their smartphones only. Over the years, mobile-based learning has proved its importance and efficiency in improving overall learning and training structure at the workplace.

Self actuated mobile learning

Learning with 'e's

This is a continuation of my short series of blog posts on mobile learning. In previous posts I have argued that mobile learning is increasingly popular as an informal activity, and that personalisation of learning is an important characteristic of smart phone use. We are a now mobile, itinerant society where tethered computing is becoming increasingly anachronistic. Self actuation is all about having control over your own learning.

How to Create and Use Mobile Learning Content for Effective eLearning

Hurix Digital

Mobile learning has witnessed explosive growth over the past few years and has become an integral feature of eLearning platforms and Learning Management Systems (LMS), either as an alternative or an additional way to supplement online learning. Some of the more noticeable mobile learning trends are gamification and microlearning. to motivate them on their learning journey. In mobile learning, the lesser the cognitive load, the better it is.

7 Reasons why mobile learning can help your business

Matrix

Mobile devices are now also used for shopping, banking, advertising, gaming, entertaining and learning — m-learning, that is. M-learning goes hand in hand with the learner-centered approach and in particular with learning at the point of need. Mobile devices are convenient for employees to use, giving them control over when, where and how much time they learn. Mobile learning is focused on the mobility of the learner.

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Rapid Prototyping For Mobile Learning Applications – III

Upside Learning

In this, my last post in the series (continuing from Part I and Part II ), I explore what questions we’ve been asking when considering rapid prototyping tools (not just purely for mobile applications) and what we’ve learnt from it. You’ll certainly want to ask some questions before investing a rapid prototyping tool for mobile applications. Or does it have a steep learning curve?

What Are The Different Mobile Learning Practices To Improve e-Learning

Wizcabin

Mobile learning practices helps instructors to provide flexibility and easy accessibility that learners crave. Apart from that, it also enables on-the-go training , which allows learners to learn at their convenience. Anyone can implement mobile learning, and expect to get the best out of it. However, to achieve the best results, there’s a need to use different mobile learning practices to improve e-learning.

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.

8 Responsive Design Techniques to Optimize Mobile Learning

Obsidian Learning

On a mobile device you need to conceive your design as a one or two column layout. Alternating between a colored block background for a section break and a white background can result in a redundant and uninspired aesthetic. Creating a user experience that is easy to follow is one of the best ways to maximize the effectiveness of your learning experience. Mobile users don’t have the luxury of a full-sized screen to find what they want to click on as easily.

8 Ways to Enhance Your Mobile Learning Design

TalentLMS

While eLearning developers struggle to produce quality eLearning programs, the learners at large are anticipating mobile-friendly outputs. Have you ever tried to consider mobile-compatible design for your eLearning courses? Anyone can create mobile learning programs, provided they incorporate these strategies during the design phase. Mobile learning is gaining world-wide popularity. Screen size is the main challenge when designing mobile learning.

How to Start an Online Education and Training Business?

Instancy

Online learning has increased in popularity in recent years to become one of the biggest trends in education. Through its innovative technologies and flexible delivery, online learning (also referred to as remote learning) has provided an effective alternative learning option […].

How Long is too Short? Determining the Ideal Duration for Bite-Sized Learning

Origin Learning

trademarked the term ‘Microlearning’ the L&D industry has been using different terms like ‘bite-sized learning’, ‘just-in-time learning’, and ‘learning nuggets’. In this blog post, we examine results of some popular surveys and insights from industry-leaders to determine the ideal length of bite-sized learning. Snackable Learning. Snackable Learning’ is one more term coined as a substitute for microlearning. Two Distinct Bite-Sized Learning Capsules.

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Mobile Learning Revolution – Round-Up Of Our Best mLearning Posts

Upside Learning

Mobile Learning has been on our minds and for all the right reasons. And we are one of the 30 exhibitors showcasing our entire range of innovative Mobile Learning Solutions at booth number 316. Also on display would be our newly launched revolutionary platform for Mobile Learning – Upside2Go. We would be delivering a Master Class session based on this new platform titled ‘ Mobile Learning and Performance Support with Upside2Go ’, scheduled at 12.45

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Alternative and Activist Search Engines

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Video Killed the Radio Star but What About the Instructional Designer? wisdom » June 22, 2007 Alternative and Activist Search Engines So a post here lays out what it would be like to live for a day without using Google for searching. The value is that it lists 100+ alternative search engines that you may not even be aware of.

April 2011 Monthly Roundup: 7 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Mobile Learning seemed to be the flavor of the past month at our blogging stable. I wrote about the key points to be remembered while deciding the target device for mobile learning, while we had a quick SWOT analysis conducted by Amit Gautam. Learning Creativity and About Creativity From Lego. Learning & Skills Survey: 87% More eLearning & Mobile Learning; 73% Less 2-3 Day Classroom Training. Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis.

Where is L&D heading?

E-Learning Provocateur

When we worry about the status of their credentials or lose sleep over their completion rates, we’re perpetuating an out-dated paradigm of education based on formal learning. I prefer to see MOOCs through the lens of informal learning which values the learning over its bureaucracy. How do you see the impact and importance of big data, adaptive learning, mobile learning and micro-learning? I see more scope in pull learning.

How to build an Induction Program

QuoDeck

Planning a mini induction during the first 3 days with an immediate supervisor is also an alternative. QuoDeck corporate training inductionprogramme Mobile Learning Onboarding Online LearningA new job comes with all new experience, roles, challenges, and environment.

Multi-device Training Matters - Now More Than Ever

Litmos

Remote learning can be the same. At work – and even in more normal times — your workers can log in to your learning management system (LMS) on the device your company has provided for them, take their learning modules, and go on with their workday.

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The Concept of Microlearning

Gyrus

Today, we will evaluate microlearning and the potential it carries in reference to bolstering a learning program. Microlearning is a brief (less than 5 minute) learning component with a focus on a very particular learning object (specifically a skill, behavior, or compliance piece). However, with the migration of learnings to more accessible on the go mobile learning (mLearning) platforms such as phones and tablets, their need becomes a bit more noticeable.

QuoDeck - Untitled Article

QuoDeck

Which Learning Management Systems (LMS) are easiest and most affordable for a small company to utilize? QuoDeck [ is a game based mobile learning management system. It is designed specifically for corporate learning and priced at a level that makes it particularly suitable for small businesses and startups. And if you are looking for a larger alternative, you should look no further than Moodle.

Behind the Scenes of LearnQ – Our First Internal Mobile App

Learnnovators

For a while now, we at Learnnovators have been fascinated about having an internal mobile app store for empowering employees with effective workplace performance support solutions. We first got thinking about this idea right after our interview with Geoff Stead, Head of Mobile Learning at Qualcomm, and have continued to get inspired and fascinated with this concept in our subsequent interviews with industry thought leaders.

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Mobile Mania – The Latest on M-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Mobile the final frontier. These are the voyages of mobile learning. To boldly go where no e-learning vendor has gone before, specifically LMS vendors who are now starting to get it. . To, ah forget it you now the rest, but what you may not know is the latest on the mobile learning front. I already saw that mobile planet. M-Learning supported. If they are in the cloud, surprise (actually not) you can view them in your mobile web browser. .