How to Create a Better Blended Learning Experience on Mobile

LearnDash

How can mobile learning make blended classrooms more effective? This blended learning approach has been very successful for many educators, but combining it with mobile learning can be a challenge. Individually, blended learning and mobile learning each require a learning curve to master. Problems aside, the educators who are able to effectively combine mobile learning and blended learning will have set themselves up for a successful learning program.

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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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 Half of Companies Blocking Facebook Christy Tucker has been musing on Social Networking as LMS: Problems and Opportunities. One real problem is corporate fear of social networking tools. Im no Facebook super-user and I havent experienced a huge time suck from it, but I suppose its possible. But what information is it that is actually being "leaked" through Facebook by these irresponsible employees ?

Top 10 Use Cases of Mobile Training Solutions

Kitaboo

With mobile devices, people have instant access to a sea of information. This has necessitated organizations to adopt mobile technology in accordance with their learners’ expectations, bringing training solutions in the picture. Here are the top 10 use cases of mobile training.

Micro Learning and Mobile

eLearning 24-7

They can really push the envelope in terms of micro learning, mobile and engagement (right now more so on the visual only angle, but down the road – hotspots, VR, AR, MR technology). . Mobile smartphones. That to me, is a problem, especially with online learning. Without a mobile device, or pieces of video content or any of the other possibilities of solutions today, which, here is the kicker – YOU CAN. I said mobile engagement, not mobile learning.

Microlearning Should Be Mobile-first

CLO Magazine

The mobile version is an afterthought at best. It is completely out of step with what employees expect, as they have spent more time on mobile devices than a desktop for years. A 2016 research report from Mary Meeker , a partner at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers puts average mobile digital media time at 51percent and desktop at 42 percent. Yet, those are the worst performing aspects of current enterprise mobile apps.

Paper Cuts

Learnnovators

I’ll also share my problems – and there are plenty of them – so if you can solve any for me I’d be grateful! This may have something to do with the age of my S4, but I recently read that Facebook is getting serious about resolution. Note: This link is not supported in the mobile web version of Google Maps. Yet I struck more problems. However a more pressing problem was that my photo sphere was rendering in Maps as a photo.

The State of Mobile

Litmos

I tried to abstract principles that were fundamental and would stand the test of time (and frankly think I succeeded), but given the dynamism of the mobile industry it’s time to explore just what has changed (and what hasn’t). To be clear, when I talk about mobile devices, I’m not talking about laptops. After much deliberation, I think the differentiator for mobiles is that they can be used naturally while standing or walking. In short, you’ll need a mobile strategy.

Paper cuts

E-Learning Provocateur

I’ll also share my problems – and there are plenty of them – so if you can solve any for me I’d be grateful! This may have something to do with the age of my S4, but I recently read that Facebook is getting serious about resolution. Note: This link is not supported in the mobile web version of Google Maps. Yet I struck more problems. However a more pressing problem was that my photo sphere was rendering in Maps as a photo.

Are Facebook friends real friends?

Clive on Learning

Facebook users in the UK, a 300% increase on the year. The average Facebook user has 150 friends (suddenly I feel unloved). It seems likely to me that more credible reasons for our lack of close friends - at least among adults - are (1) the diminishing amount of discretionary time that we have available for social activity and (2) our increasing mobility, which sees our childhood friends scattered around the globe.

Why do learners want to learn on the mobile?

Origin Learning

Facebook 1 Twitter 9 Google+ 2 LinkedIn 5 Pinterest 1 mLearning is on the rise and will be. Here, we have compiled the top four reasons of why learners want to learn on their mobiles: Mobile Learning – Why Learners want to learn on the mobile. Mobile devices provide a level of flexibility not seen or felt before - Everything is just on the palm of your hand! Your employees are mobile all the time, it’s high time their learning went mobile too!

The Death of the Traditional Web: Implications for Self-Directed Learning

Dashe & Thomson

non-mobile and non-video usage) is shrinking. Within that shrinking slice of online time, Facebook is increasingly the portal for everything. While the “document Web” (as author Ben Elowitz terms the old-style Web) shrank by 9 percent overall, Facebook consumption increased by 69 percent, essentially stealing time from everything else. Search engines, once the gatekeepers to the Web, are giving way to Facebook.

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Gear Up for Mobile Learning

Mindflash

Mobile is everywhere. We all know this intuitively as we walk down the street or at the mall or at the airport, and observe people looking down at their mobile devices. Mobile stats are staggering. For example, there are six billion (87% of the world’s population) mobile subscribers, 300,000 apps developed over the past three years, and 1.2 billion people access the web using their mobiles. Your employees are likely going mobile. mobile devices.

Why Training has a Bad Name (and how we can change it)

Learning Rebels

Mobile apps. Problem solving workshops aka “hack-a-thons” (not about problem solving, but about solving a problem). The way people require and consume training is changing, with ease of video and mobile accessibility this change was inevitable. When this occurs, people fall back to what they know – regardless as to whether or it is the best way to solve the problem.

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Why and How to Create a Continuous Learning Culture

Docebo

Attempting new projects to challenge the way you problem solve. Mobile Learning. Learners need accessible and fluid tools at their disposal , something that can be achieved through mobile accessibility.

Why The Mobile Learning Revolution Is An Opportunity For Every Organization

Ed App

There is no doubt that mobile devices have completely changed our lives. Mobile devices have changed the way and pace things are done, from ordinary, everyday processes like booking a cab or ordering food online, to the way how we work like how we communicate, and finally how we learn. As people familiar with the learning and development (L&D) industry would understand, the rise of mobile devices in this industry has led to a mobile revolution of sorts.

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

Also, since projections currently show that the web will be accessed by more mobile devices than desktops by 2014, this post will also explain how D2W has been designed to help authors create and distribute engaging eLearning anywhere… well, almost anywhere. If someone else needed to edit the module, but didn’t have the source file, that was a problem. Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools - October 9, 2012. Share this on Facebook.

Five Steps to Making Your Content Mobile Ready

Xyleme

It seems that almost every day we are inundated with more stats about how mobile is becoming an even more integral part of our lives. hours per day on mobile device 1. One of four online searches is currently conducted on a mobile device 2. 40–50% of job candidates want to apply for jobs from their mobile phones 4. To date, however, according to Bersin by Deloitte, only 12% of learning content is mobile-enabled. Mobile employees require mobile learning.

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. The real discovery came when they posed problems for various employees to solve.

My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

Flipboard is a mobile app that creates a magazine like interface on several streams. Linkedin is an important application for me (although I don’t like their mobile app at all), I use it a lot to network and connect to people. I have a private Facebook account too, but I hardly use it. We now use Facebook more for announcements and things like that. Following others in twitter becomes more and more a problem if you follow too many.

Is there value in defining mobile learning and classifying mobile devices?

Janet Clarey

While writing our Mobile Learning Cookbook, I tweeted that… This simple statement served as a catalyst for debate of sorts that extended to Facebook and then back to Twitter. Andy Black jabbed at me a bit saying mobile learning has been around for a long time and that wearable integrated tech is the next wave. Geordie Guy suggested that mobile means ‘able to be moved’ and what I was talking about is more portable. Uncategorized mobile learning

Mobile Learning: A Designer’s Guide to Fighting Learner Distraction

SHIFT eLearning

The problem is yet more pronounced in mLearning, as devices themselves may cause distractions such as phone calls, email alerts, and the knowledge that the user could easily be doing something different. The average mobile user also has a short attention span — most people skim headlines and prefer bite-size content to long articles. So here are some mobile learning design tips to engage the minds of learners in online training programs: 1. Design Content with Mobile in Mind.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report The e-Learning Guild presentation of the most recent 360 Research Report on Mobile Learning. Wrote a book on mobile learning ( M-Learning: Mobile E-Learning ).

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 6

Upside Learning

In continuation to our weekly roundup of the best links shared on Twitter and Facebook, here is a collection of our top 15 links from the last week, each accompanied by a quick brief. A Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem? The Future of Mobile Learning Apps.

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10 Commandments for Mobile App Onboarding Content

Disprz

Here are your Ten Commandments for an effective mobile Onboarding content. When it tempts you to build lengthy nuggets, just recall the last time you consumed anything beyond 10 minutes on mobile. When was the last time you opened an Excel sheet on your mobile? If you are not comfortable with using Excel on mobile, your learners won’t be either. When you design a mobile content, make a list of what all you love doing on your smartphones, and include only those.

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Back stage front stage

Learning with e's

I asked the group how many of them had a Facebook account. Next we discussed how people represent themselves on Facebook through their profiles, pictures, games they play, groups they join, and people they 'friend' online.

Closing the Generation Gap: Why Mobile Learning Works for All Employees

LearnUpon

With a growing tech-savvy workforce, it’s no surprise that mobile learning (m-learning) is on the rise. In fact, it’s estimated that 47% of organizations are now using mobile for their online training needs. In reality, using mobile as a training tool helps all generations to meet their learning needs. And although you may think it’s difficult to use mobile to facilitate learning for diverse age groups, in actuality, the generational differences aren’t as big as you’d think.

Delivering streaming video to mobile devices

TechSmith Camtasia

And mobile video is at the center of the fracas. Which is helping to drive the adoption of HTML5 as an alternate method of delivering video to mobile and desktop browsers. Here are some recommendations for making your video content more accessible on mobile devices for now. To direct someone to the mobile view of any video or channel on YouTube, simply replace the www part of the URL with the letter m. Pretty easy: Put mobile-friendly videos on Screencast.com.

Why Your Association Should Be Considering Responsive Web Design

Association eLearning

The growth in mobile has been so fast that it’s sometimes hard for us to recognize how much it has changed most of our lives. For instance, Cisco determined that the number of mobile-connected devices will exceed the world’s population… this year! The same survey found that nearly 70 percent sleep with their mobile device next to their bed. And helping make these phones and tablets attractive, mobile connection speeds more than doubled in 2012. Share this on Facebook.

Ten Commandments for Mobile Onboarding Content

Disprz

Here are your Ten Commandments for an effective mobile Onboarding content. When it tempts you to build lengthy nuggets, just recall the last time you consumed anything beyond 10 minutes on mobile. When was the last time you opened an Excel sheet on your mobile? If you are not comfortable with using Excel on mobile, your learners won’t be either. When you design a mobile content, make a list of what all you love doing on your smartphones, and include only those.

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Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 5

Upside Learning

In continuation to our weekly roundup of the best links shared on Twitter and Facebook, here is a collection of our top 15 links from the last week, each accompanied by a quick brief. People Spend As Much Time On Mobile As Reading Newspapers And Magazines.

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Learning the ‘Dinosaur’ way!

Origin Learning

Few months ago, the networking giant released a Visual Networking Index report tracking the latest trends, wherein it said, video will represent 72% of total mobile data traffic, up from 55% last year! Free tools like YouTube has a viewership base that is mind-boggling, triggering competition with even Facebook. Dinosaurs have always been confined to textbook till the globally-renowned Steven Spielberg brought the ‘extinct’ characters to life on the big screen!

I’ve got your content right here

Clark Quinn

I was engaging in a mobile strategy session with a small not-for-profit the other day, and naturally it became an overall technology strategy session, as you really can’t do mobile strategy without considering social media strategy, learning technology strategy, even enterprise technology strategy. Mobile is a platform for all of the above, and you. But their problem was really much simpler. mobile social strategy

8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning

mLearning Revolution

2012 has been an amazing year for mobile! This year we have seen technology companies introduce a myriad of mobile devices of all sizes, prices and operating systems. Earlier this year Comscore reported that 2014 will be the year in which the number of mobile users will surpass desktop users for the first time. Here’s another statistic that bodes well for mobile, Apple sold more iPads in Q4 2011 than any individual PC manufacturer sold PCs.

Enterprise Gaming – Once an Opportunity, now a Trend

QuoDeck

QuoDeck’s platform today is one of the most powerful and engaging learning platforms in the world, catering to enterprise requirements for mobile learning. Mobility is here to stay. Mobile learning was just about appearing on the horizon in India when we entered the market.

What It Takes to Have a Healthy Learning Environment in Your Organization

Origin Learning

Facebook 5 Twitter 3 Google+ 2 LinkedIn 10 Pinterest 1 Jan 11th and 13th saw me sunning it up (figuratively speaking) in the stimulating setting of The Hindu Lit for Life festival in Chennai. Individual attention, immediate help and support from trainer and participants including practice of the subject and solving problems right here and now. Accessible, anytime learning on the mobile makes learning possible at the time of need, building learner confidence.

Learning in 2024 #LRN2024

Clark Quinn

And I reckon most learners have begun to use technology in their own ways to get answers, whether via the Google, or social networks like FaceBook and LinkedIn. The short answer is mobile. Mobile is the catalyst for change. virtual worlds), but mobile has been resistant for the simple reason that there’s so much value proposition. design meta-learning mobile strategy technology