Design Considerations for Mobile Learning

B Online Learning

There is no escaping it, the accepted method of accessing information and experiencing the “web” is increasingly via a mobile device. Looking at the timeline for the rise of the mobile device against the rise of the internet shows us that we are only at the tip of the mobile device iceberg. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development Mobile Learning authoring tools elearning instructional design mlearning mobile learning storyline

Top 8 Mobile Learning Development Hurdles eLearning Developers Must Overcome

Infopro Learning

In this article, I’ll highlight the top 8 mobile learning development hurdles that eLearning developers face, as well as useful tips to overcome them. Mobile Learning Development Hurdles eLearning Developers Face. Designing mobile learning courses is as simple as uploading your existing eLearning content to a responsive LMS, right? The truth is that creating mobile learning involves a multitude of modern challenges.

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Mobile Learning: More than just Mobile + Learning

Dashe & Thomson

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). mobile learning mobile devices

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

G-Cube

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.

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.

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. However, to be successful, mobile learning solutions should not simply aspire to become classroom lectures on a tablet or smartphone. Design for your Organization: Not every organization will have current technologies that support mobile learning solutions.

4 things you didn’t know about Mobile Learning

Origin Learning

Mobile learning is hot and new! And then there are many related things that you probably don’t know about mobile learning and content development so far. Here we tell you 4 such things that’ll make you rethink your current learning strategy if you haven’t adopted mlearning yet! Probably you’re not aware of it yet, but apps for mobiles are customizable as well. Authentic Learning. Intuitive Authoring Tools.

The Power & Potential of Mobile Learning

LearnDash

Chances are that by now you have at least heard of mobile learning, though you may still be confused as to what that actually means. With over 50% of the United States accessing the internet via a mobile device in 2015, it is imperative that the learning technology plays “nice” with mobile formats. In other words: ignore mobile learning at your own peril! Still, I foresee a similar challenge with mobile learning.

Do You Have a Mobile Learning Strategy?

LearnDash

Many organizations have an elearning strategy, but do they have one for mobile learning? The rise of mobile technology has made elearning professionals re-think how we view elearning. What was once considered to be a part of elearning has now grown into its own industry. There are now tools and techniques specific to the mobile learning market. What content is best suited for mobile? elearning mlearning mobile learning

Selecting The Right Authoring Tool For Mobile Learning

eLearning Industry

In this article, we list the criteria to select the right authoring tool for mobile learning and a few popular authoring tools that will help you develop high-quality mobile learning interventions. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Mobile Learning eLearning Authoring Tool Selection Free eLearning eBooks Mobile Learning Authoring Tools

5 Ways Mobile Learning Can Enhance Your Course

LearnDash

By making online education mobile, instructors have a new opportunity to engage learners. There are apps to help you build better habits, apps to help you track your budget, fitness trackers and dieting tools, memory games to improve your mental flexibility, and meditation apps to help you de-stress. Learning apps have become their own, special sub-genre—as well they should. Social learning. A good video length for mobile learning is eight minutes.

Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar

Bottom-Line Performance

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.

Mobile Learning – SMS Can Get You Started

Upside Learning

Mobile is surely the future of learning. The advent of 3G (with 4G looming on the horizon) and the prevalence of powerful handheld devices have made me believe that rich media is the way to go for m-learning. I must say I have been surprised by the inclination towards SMS (short messaging service/text messages) as the favorite method for m-learning. SMS can reach all types of mobile phones. I believe that and have written about it earlier – here and here.

Make eLearning Effective with these Top Mobile Learning Platforms 

Hurix Digital

Mobile Learning or m-Learning has brought about a revolution in the eLearning industry. From educational institutions to enterprises – every organization is making use of mobile learning platforms to make learning fun and effective. Why Mobile Learning Platforms? As your employees work as a team, it is also important that they learn as a team. Here’s more on how mobile learning is changing the eLearning landscape.

5 Points Corporate Organizations Need To Focus On For A Successful Mobile Learning Program

eLearning Industry

Corporate organizations have finally understood that they need to bring Learning and Development to their employees’ smartphones if they wish to train and develop them effectively. In this article, we'll discuss a few points they need to focus on for the success of their mobile learning program. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Mobile Learning Mobile Learning Authoring Tools Mobile Learning Software Mobile Learning Trends

4 Reasons Why Mobile Learning is the Future

TOPYX LMS

Company decision makers and eLearning experts are finding that mobile learning is the future of L&D/corporate training. 4 Reasons Why Mobile Learning is the Future of L&D/Corporate Training. For multiple reasons, mobile learning is the future of L&D/corporate training. This is because mobile learning…. These leaders are discovering that mobile learning shortens the length of time it takes to thoroughly train an employee.

The Practice of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

I tend to look at mobile learning in two distinct contexts – first as a tool to meet a learning need, second as a learning content delivery platform. While these two contexts are implicitly linked, it helps to look at them separately to understand how mobile technology can actually benefit learning. This post looks first at the context of learning need. When Wanting to Learn More. This demands continuous learning.

The Top 11 Tools for Mobile eLearning Development

G-Cube

According to a 2012 survey of mobile learners, 99% believed the mobile format and presentation enhanced their learning, and it was found that 45% actually spent less time in training than their (non-mobile trained) peers, with no loss of comprehension. If you’re not getting into the mobile game with your training and eLearning initiatives, you’re falling behind. Tools for Web-Based eLearning Apps. Tools for Native eLearning Apps.

20 Incredible Mobile Learning Quotes

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “Mobile phones are misnamed. THE JOURNEY: We love mobile learning, and are excited about its potential, not just for learning, but also for performance support! We also love sharing, and have been trying to reflect on some of the great learnings that we had been having throughout this wonderful journey through our blog posts with the learning community. One of the skills in creating e-learning courses was the story-telling dimension.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #8 Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

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?

3 Benefits of Using Mobisodes for Mobile Learning

Infopro Learning

Mobisodes are short videos for mobile learning developed by Infopro Learning. As we discussed in that article, we created Mobisodes to overcome the challenges that our customers were facing when developing Mobile Learning , such as delivery and technical requirements, engagement and consumption issues, and budgetary constraints. One of the first barriers to creating a mobile learning campaign is delivery. What are Mobisodes?

The Single Biggest Myth about Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

There are many great blog posts out there about Mobile Learning Myths and not a single one mentions what I think is the biggest misconception about Mobile Learning. The majority of the myths mentioned out there include things like: You cannot condense real learning into the smaller screens. Mobile Devices are too distracting for providing effective learning. Mobile Learning is just the same eLearning shrunk down to fit on smartphone and tablets.

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. Here is a collection of some of our top posts 10 on Mobile Learning (mLearning).

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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Mobile Learning Development at Upside

Upside Learning

With our focus on mobile learning, we’re constantly attempting to address the multifarious platforms in the mobile technology space. While this is a common and accepted paradigm on computers, its still relatively novel for mobile devices. Mobile devices in the past came with fixed features that couldn’t be altered, and a user had to make do with the functionality that shipped with the device.

Mobile learning conference #mlearncon: Wrap-up

Challenge to Learn

What I don’t like is the fact that it is just for mobile. I do think mobile should be a part of your whole e-learning suite and you should not use a separate program for it. Again an open source tool, but on the other side of the range. Xpert is a very mature tool, developed over the past 5 years with substantial government funding. Adding these devices with their very specific strengths and weaknesses make the learning landscape even more complex.

Free eBook: How To Leverage A Mobile Learning Strategy To Increase Learner Engagement

eLearning Industry

Nothing is worth more than learning engagement to a Learning & Development department. One could say that it's the highest goal of any learning initiative to encourage participation from your workforce as a whole. Perhaps, first, we can look at the unambiguous definition of what learning engagement is. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Mobile Learning – Switch Your Flash Based E-learning Courses to HTML5

Swift eLearning Services

Over the years, the technology has revolutionized and it has created amazing tools and given access to common people. In the earlier era, there is a thought-provoking in everyone’s mind that the computer is used only in multi-national companies and some industries where software employees use it for their business expansion.

3 Things to Look for in a Mobile Learning Tool

Ed App

In our ever-changing digital age, mobile learning tools are more prevalent than ever for effective corporate training. There are a plethora of mobile learning tools to select for your training strategy, however, as with any thing, some things are just superior to others. For instance, EdApp’s mobile learning tool incorporates all essential aspects for effective employee training. .

20 INCREDIBLE MOBILE LEARNING QUOTES

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “Mobile phones are misnamed. They should be called gateways to human knowledge. ” – Ray Kurzweil THE JOURNEY: We love mobile learning, and are excited about its potential, not just for learning, but also for performance support! We also love sharing, and have been trying to reflect on some of the great learnings that we had been having throughout this wonderful journey through our blog posts with the learning community.

5 Mobile Learning Must-Haves for 2016

Knowledge Guru

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.

Transforming PowerPoint Presentations To Responsive eLearning

eLearning Industry

PowerPoint is still one of the most popular tools for training despite being ineffective and even harmful to learners. This article uncovers how to transform your training into modern, interactive, and effective eLearning. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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

Bottom-Line Performance

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. What is the Mobile Mindset? It leads to impactful mobile experiences. Mobile Learning

Why Use Mobile Learning??

Ed App

Why Use Mobile Learning? In our fast-paced world, learners are working remotely and using mobile devices daily. Smartphones are ubiquitous go-to devices for a wide variety of reasons, including checking email, staying connected, entertaining oneself, taking pictures and learning about the latest news. This is why mobile learning is a fast growing market which can help to speed up the learning process, make learning more accessible and save money on knowledge transfer.

Mobile Learning with Lectora

eLearning Brothers

Mobile learning continues to grow. If you are using Lectora then you’re already prepared to build mobile content. Post from the Lectora Blog: Before You Go Mobile: 28 Mobile Learning Questions to Ask. Did You Know Lectora is the ONLY Major HTML5 Authoring Tool? Beyond Course Development: Utilizing Lectora as a Performance Support Tool. Meet the Demand for Mobile Learning. Create Mobile Learning Content for Smartphones.