A Mobile Game World
JUNE 12, 2012
The second was the phenomenal incursion of mobile phones, it seems everyone carried one and many individuals were absorbed in its use through their commute. The games being played are nothing like the games played on PCs and consoles.
Commercial Games vs Learning Games: Avoid the “Bling”
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
I recently had a conversation with a game developer who was interested in becoming a subcontractor for us. This developer shared several examples of games he had developed. The commercial developer’s goal is to keep players engaged in their game.
6 Steps to a Mobile Mindset: Mobile Learning Basics
JANUARY 31, 2017
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. Mobile Learning
Instructional Design vs. Learning Game Design: What’s the Difference?
APRIL 12, 2017
Your manager decides to include games and gamification as part of this year’s training strategy. As the instructional designer, she expects you to create the learning game. Few instructional designers have real game design experience or skills. What is Learning Game Design?
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
Learning Insights report as a game- changer for L&D. RELEVANTPROGRESS OVER PERFECTION SIMPLE, SMALL, AGILE AND FAST L&D IS TAKING TOO LONG TO BUFFER FROM COURSES TO RESOURCES Learning at the time and place of need Going mobile BYOD LEARNER-DRIVEN MAKING PROGRESS.
Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond
MARCH 30, 2015
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.
Microlearning Should Be Mobile-first
MARCH 30, 2017
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. Yet, those are the worst performing aspects of current enterprise mobile apps.
5 Mobile Learning Must-Haves for 2016
JANUARY 14, 2016
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. Customer training is also a big driver for the move to mobile.
6 Elements Every Mobile Learning Game Should Have
NOVEMBER 5, 2013
There are essential elements that every mobile learning game should have. Specifically, I found six that are a must when developing any learning game. Here are the six elements every mobile learning game should have: 1. Game Board or Game Objective.
Mobile Learning and Games: 3 Ways They Mix
OCTOBER 9, 2012
We all used to think of our phones simply as tools for communication, but mLearning is changing the way we think about our mobile devices. mLearning games are accessible almost anywhere. Mobile learning games provide knowledge on the go. Now think about games.
Gamification vs Game-Based Learning: What’s the Difference?
MARCH 21, 2017
In 2015, the American Gaming Association and GfK Custom Research of North America estimated that almost 40 million Americans filled out more than 70 million March Madness brackets. The game of basketball is, obviously, a game. Want to design your own learning game?
Learning with e's
MARCH 12, 2016
Much was discussed during the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week in Paris. The image presented here was ironic, appearing as it did on the door to the main venue of the conference, but as several pointed out, the device in the image is a reference to a bygone age when mobile phones were primitive.
What You Need to Know About Mobile Learning with Moodle
APRIL 9, 2015
The UN recently reported that the number of people who own mobile phones outnumber the people who have access to flush toilets. We are highly dependent on our mobile devices - we rely on them to do everything, from communicate, browse the internet, play games, take pictures, etc.
5 Ways to Improve Knowledge Retention With Games and Mobile
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
When knowledge retention is the goal, the mobile phone is often the delivery method of choice. No matter what tool or technology you use to reinforce knowledge, here are five tips for getting the most out of a mobile delivery method: 1. Incorporate external resources into the game.
Incorporating 5 Gaming Elements in Mobile Learning [Infographic]
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
Games play an important role in online learning programs. In fact, many e-learning experts are showing interest in incorporating gaming elements in their mobile learning courses. Add competitive elements of games in your e-learning course.
Where is game-based learning headed? An Interview With Sharon Boller
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
I interviewed Bottom-Line Performance President and industry thought leader, Sharon Boller to learn more about current game-based learning trends and where this learning strategy is headed in 2017. Sharon has been writing and speaking about game-based learning since at least 2008.
Not Just Mobile Learning, Mobile Everything
MAY 8, 2012
When our clients consider mobile learning, we often find them stuck in trying to deliver learning (training) on mobile devices. The key to exploiting the potential of mobile learning is to think of mobile beyond their learning content delivery capability. Mobile Learning
5 Must-have Elements of Game-based Mobile Learning Courses
AUGUST 29, 2016
When Einstein said, “ Games are the most elevated form of investigation “, nobody had an idea he was hinting atits unparalleled power to revolutionize learning. Most of us play games on our Smartphones because they are fun and exciting and make time pass by swiftly.
5 Ways Pokémon Go Shows Us What Learning Games Could Be
AUGUST 30, 2016
My passion for all things learning games always leads me to try new games and genres so I downloaded Pokémon Go mostly to see what the fuss was about and to see what, if anything transferred well to a learning game application. Learning Games game-based learning gamification
The Top 11 Tools for Mobile eLearning Development
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
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.
Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips
JULY 26, 2011
Find a problem with learning or performance first , think about learning next, and mobile learning last. Look for a learning/performance problem and analyze carefully if mobile learning is a possible solution and not the other way round. Mobile demands quick, simple and easy-to-use.
Does Mobile + Social + Games = Learning? Help us find out
JANUARY 23, 2012
The holy grail of learning is shifting to games/gamification, mobile, and social. We’re creating a game called Gridiron Guru that targets the casual football fan. Our game begins Monday, January 30th. This is just for the game.
This Week on #TalkTech: Mobile Friendly Sites, Game Based Learning Checklist and Design Tips from LucasArts
MARCH 28, 2013
Topic #1: What is the best option for making a website mobile friendly? Our blog is clear and readable on iPhone, but how might a mobile only version or responsive design make it better? How to Make Your Blog More Mobile Friendly.
How to Transfer Your Regular Training to Mobile Learning
SEPTEMBER 27, 2014
Adding mobile learning to a training program is one of the best ways to acknowledge and leverage the technological devices that your employees already have. However, it is important to make the right first moves when transferring elements of your training to the mobile learning format.
The Exciting World of Game-based Mobile Learning – A New Way Ahead For Modern Learners
JANUARY 29, 2016
Mobile devices are now being used for learning as well, and true to their character, they are providing the much needed context in learning as well. Mobile learning provides the users with access to learning regardless of time and location. Game as a learning tool.
Games & Learning: Pokemon Go
JULY 10, 2016
I’ve been planning to write a series of blog posts centered on games I play, sharing my thoughts from both a gaming and learning perspective. Pokémon Go is a free-to-play augmented reality mobile game developed by Niantic for iOS and Android devices.
BLP Wins Four Horizon Interactive Awards for Mobile, Game-Based Solutions
APRIL 13, 2017
The TE Town Mobile Learning Game earned a Gold designation in Mobile Apps – Education and a Silver designation in the Mobile Apps – Games category. Players are elected as mayor of TE Town and must build their town by completing a variety of mini-games.
20 Incredible Mobile Learning Quotes
APRIL 4, 2014
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! Today, we set out on a quick journey to revisit our most precious resources on mobile learning.
Barnes & Noble Presentation Resources: Learning Games
OCTOBER 14, 2014
I am excited about the presentation and to talk to a number of teachers and parents about some of the positive impact that video games can have on learning. As part of that process, here are some links to educational games. Game to Teach STEM. CHECK OUT THE GAME HERE.
Games vs Simulations: Choosing the Right Approach for Learning
MARCH 26, 2014
The word “game” is a big one… and it really refers to a category of activities that can look many ways. There is some natural confusion that arises around this topic, particularly on the difference between games, simulations, and gamification. An Example of a Game.
Game-based Learning, Microlearning and Mobile Learning: 3 Musketeers of E-learning
JUNE 30, 2016
Games and game-based learning, Microlearning, and mobile learning are emerging trends and effective learning strategies. Game-based learning drives learner engagement, Microlearning improves retention, and Mobile learning increases ease of access and adoption.
Mobile Mania – The Latest on M-Learning
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
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. Mobile Devices with marketing. Mobile OS.
Game Based Learning – Competition
AUGUST 29, 2016
I don’t know about you, but I want to see who really does an awesome job at creating game based courses for learning. In just the past few weeks, I’ve heard from many folks on my social media channels talking about how game based learning is poor, at least from what they have seen. Sure there is Gamelearn, but to use their game based courses you have to buy their platform where the games stay. And those who create game based learning in authoring tools.
Top 3 #LMS 4 Video, Mobile, Social.
FEBRUARY 20, 2017
Mobile. Top three for Mobile. Separate mobile apps for various features, i.e. one for social, one for ABC and yada. Couldn’t care less if you are mobile responsive, because, wait for it. One other note – the new buzz word is Mobile First!
Mobile Serious Game Development Considerations
OCTOBER 29, 2015
As mobile devices are becoming more and more prevalent in corporate training, and companies are adopting Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies, design and development considerations are evolving. Sure, designing linear E-learning to be responsive and adapt to mobile devices typically works.
ELearning Brothers Launch Groundbreaking Mobile Templates
APRIL 1, 2015
Elearning Brothers now introduces to the eLearning world a full library of games and text document templates for your PDA’s. But these games and text documents aren’t any ordinary template, they can be used across all mobile platforms from 1988-1999.