MOBILE LEARNING : FROM THE LEARNER’S PERSPECTIVE

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Designing Mobile Learning Solutions

CourseArc

With so much of our lives lived “on the go”, mobile learning has acquired a new paradigm. If designed correctly, mLearning can save time while providing just-in-time learning opportunities. Here are five strategies and best practices to keep in mind when designing mLearning.

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Apple Proves Mobile makes the Desktop better: A lesson for us in mLearning and eLearning

mLearning Revolution

I think it’s fascinating that Apple is bringing Mobile features such as notification and Dictation to the Mac. The next version of Apple’s iOS was also shown and it comes with some nice features, including Passbook and Maps, just to name a few.

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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. For years, Flash has ruled mobile content delivery arena.

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Mobile Time

Clark Quinn

At the recent DevLearn conference, David Kelly spoke about his experiences with the Apple Watch. I’m trying to make useful conceptual distinctions between devices to try to help designers figure out the best match of capability to need. This is similar to the way I’d seen Palm talk about the difference between laptops and mobile, I was thinking about the time you spent in using your devices. mobile

How Mobile Devices are Influencing User Interface Design

Absorb LMS

One side is silver and emblazoned with the image of an apple. There are currently almost as many mobile phones on the planet as there are people. We laugh and think this is crazy… until we misplace our mobile device and have to deal with the resulting separation anxiety.

5 Tips for Improving Responsive Design in Mobile eLearning

Coreaxis

Mobile device usage is on the rise. people now spend more time on their mobile devices than they do on their desktops. Now more than ever, mobile learning has become a critical consideration in the design and development of learning solutions. The answer: responsive design. With responsive design, everyone can benefit from your eLearning platform regardless of which device or browser they choose to use. Design it with mobile in mind first.

6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design

mLearning Revolution

I have two iPads, two iPhones, a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10″, a Nexus 7, a Moto X, an old Motorola Xoom, three Kindles, a touch-enabled Windows 8 laptop, two Apple MacBook Pro laptops, an iMac and a Windows 8 PC. mobile devices per capita. So How Should We Design Mobile Learning?

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20 Wonderful Resources for Using BLE Beacons in Mobile Learning

Learnnovators

This may feel futuristic, but the cool thing is that the technologies are all already there (and cheap!) ” – Geoff Stead (Head of Mobile Learning, Qualcomm). They can also help trigger location specific ‘actions’ in users’ mobile phones.

How Mobile Devices are Influencing User Interface Design

Absorb LMS

One side is silver and emblazoned with the image of an apple. There are currently almost as many mobile phones on the planet as there are people. We laugh and think this is crazy… until we misplace our mobile device and have to deal with the resulting separation anxiety.

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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, 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. The most common are iOS (Apple) and Android. Mobile OS.

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Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

Upside Learning

I’ve spent an inordinately long time writing a whitepaper on mobile learning trying to expound our thoughts about it and how it might be used in the workplace. If you’re considering mobile learning in any shape or form, I’d suggest you give these a browse. Apple Education. Mobile Learning Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training. Mobile Learning thinking: Get on your skateboard to keep up! The Mobile Learning Engine (MLE) for Moodle.

Providing Contextual Learning Through Apple’s iBeacon Technology

Origin Learning

iBeacon is an indoor proximity system designed by Apple Inc. Mobile learning technologies such as iBeacon allows this to be done in simple and user-friendly ways. The number of iPhone users has been growing steadily. From 17.5 million users in 2010, the number has gone up to 63.2

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6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012

Bottom-Line Performance

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. Mobile Learning byod tin can api

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. Are they ready to learn on the mobile?

Native Apps vs. Mobile Web: Pros and Cons [infographic]

mLearning Revolution

Recently a number of companies have come out with tools, that enable us to create these cool graphics with little knowlege of design, my favorite is [link]. Having said that, I personally think that going the mobile web route is a better way to go for mLearning.

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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. Apple surpassed Hewlett-Packard in PC sales and revenue. Apple sold 15.4

Want to go mobile for learning and support?

Allison Rossett

I invited him to write this when I recognized my lack of clarity about the options for mobile development and delivery. We want to use mobile devices, but which mobile? There is great excitement about the potential of mobile devices for learning and support.

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

Big Data is set to revolutionize the way e-learning is designed, developed and delivered. It is expected to bring in more disruptive changes in the way learning is conceived, designed, delivered, and tracked, thereby helping us take performance improvement to the next level.

How Apple Killed Flash for eLearning (and What to do with All That Non-Compatible Courseware)

eLearningMind

In 2010, Steve Jobs singlehandedly started one of the biggest–OK, maybe the only–software feuds by stating that Apple products wouldn’t support Flash, citing reasons like a high fail rate, lag time, and the overall unnecessary nature of the platform.

The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Design and develop performance support solutions with a focus on context, not content.” – Jeremy Smith. “ LearnQ : a mobile-based performance support app for our Quality Management System (QMS) that provides an ubiquitous way to access information while on the go.

What the Release for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Means for Mobile Learning

CommLab India

As Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, unveiled the mobile devices which come with a host of new features, the Internet was inundated with reviews of the new devices. Let us now see how these features of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus help deliver good mobile learning.

Tom Crawford: Design for Mobile The Ups and Downs of the Small Screen #devlearn @vizchef

Learning Visions

The mobile market: Smart phones are growing; but not-smart-phones are still significant part of the market. So you could still do SMS and text and do good stuff with mobile learning. PC/laptop use is down 20%; mobile is 30% up. Design Prepare for lots of tips.

Training: Optimal Design For Multiple Devices using Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Optimal Design For Multiple Devices using Adobe Captivate Date and time: Thursday, July 10, 2014 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM US/Pacific Description: In 2013, the sale of smartphones exceeded the sale of traditional phones while the sale of tablets exceeded those of standard PCs.

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Responsive Web Design: Creating Content for Better User Experience

G-Cube

According to the leading news and information resource site Mashable 2013 is the year of Responsive Web Design (RWD). On the other hand, the popularity of mobile devices, including tablets and smartphones, is skyrocketing. The shift from desktop to mobile is thus perceivable.

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Apple Announces Textbook Revolution

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

This morning Apple held a press event to announce their entry into the world of textbooks. Apples iBooks will sell for no more than $14.99. But the exciting thing is that if you are familiar with Apple apps then it won't take much more than that for you to start writing a fully interactive textbook of your own. The starting templates are beautiful.very similar to templates in Pages with clean elegant designs. From the Apple web site.

Do Learners on Mobile really know what they want in mLearning?

mLearning Revolution

I really liked the tweet and immediately ReTweeted it: Ask how your audience is using mobile devices, then design for them ~ Lasher #mLearnCon — Jay Lambert (@LambertJay) June 21, 2012. The thing is, most people are asking the wrong questions regarding what people really want out of mobile learning, including eLearning tools vendors. Of course there’s nothing like being a mobile user yourself, and see what you like and dislike about the whole experience.

Why I disagree with Mark Zuckerberg who claims the iPad isn’t mobile [Poll]

mLearning Revolution

I came across this interesting article on Forbes.com, which also includes a short video (below) of Mark Zuckerberg answering a question from the audience and basically saying that the iPad is not mobile. About an iPad, ”it’s not mobile… it’s a computer.”

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10 mLearning Lessons I Learned from reading Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski [Book Review]

mLearning Revolution

I love Mobile and everything that it represents. I enjoy the simplicity of mobile. The Mobile Effect. I was thinking about how my own experience with mobile since my first iPhone and later the iPad and all the other devices I’ve owned since, have impacted me in a big way.

The New Adobe Creative Suite (CS6) is a Sign of the Mobile Times

mLearning Revolution

It is also worth pointing out that this launch in some way marks the reinvention of Adobe as a company after the whole Apple vs. Adobe Flash debacle. There’s so much to like about what’s new in CS6, but to me what stands out the most is everything Adobe did around designing for mobile.

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

mLearning Revolution

I have been a Camtasia fan for a long time, as well as a SnagIt and Jing fan and I’m also very impressed with the work TechSmith is doing on Mobile. eLearning Mobile Learning featured review

All hail the electronic calf

E-Learning Provocateur

Insofar as these themes relate to e-learning, the obvious parallel for me is the undue influence of Apple. The shining light of mobile learning. Just ask the Flash designers!)

The Difference Between Mobile Learning and eLearning

Growth Engineering

You might think mobile learning is just classic eLearning on a smaller screen, but it’s not that simple. So, what’s the difference between an eLearning unit and mobile learning content? The Difference Between Mobile Learning and e-learning. Mobile is more interactive.

15 Great App Preview Videos and a Free Tool for Making Your Own

Visual Lounge

Back in June, Apple announced that developers would be able to create and upload a 30-second demo to their App Store listing. Pro tip: Apple is currently featuring a few apps with previews on the front of the App Store.