Mobile Enables Informal Learning

Upside Learning

I spoke (for 5 min) on how mobile enables informal learning. Informal Learning. Even though informal learning has been around for as long as we humans have been, the use of the term ‘Informal Learning’ in corporate has grown significantly in the last 5-8 years.

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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Going Mobile for Enterprise Learning: Trends & Statistics

Origin Learning

For organizations that underestimate the power of mobile devices , here’s the catch: global mobile data traffic grew 69 percent in 2014 and one fourth of the total global internet page views come from mobile devices.

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. I said mobile engagement, not mobile learning.

5 Mobile Learning Trends: How M-LearningIs Changing the Workplace

Origin Learning

Mobile Learning Technology has opened up a whole gamut of options to extend the learning blend. Suddenly, there is a growing urgency both among adopters and non-adopters to board the mobile learning train before it’s too late. Videos are easy to share and access on mobiles and tablets.

12 Mobile Learning Trends On The Rise

LearnDash

In the elearning industry there is sometimes confusion as to the difference between elearning and “mobile learning” In many respects elearning is mobile – so why make a distinction? For more information on the trends in mobile learning, see the infographic below.

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps. Here are some interesting links I’ve come across recently, mostly about mobile learning and some about learning in general that I found interesting.

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. A quick Google search turns up lots of interesting information about the topic. Growing number of mobile learning tools and platforms. So everyone wants mobile learning.

Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips

Upside Learning

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.

Benefit from Mobile Learning

LearnDash

Without question, you can improve your organization’s training outcomes while at the same time lowering the overall training cost by leveraging mobile learning as a core strategy for employee development. Embrace Mobile Learning. Mobile learning comes with many natural benefits.

Mobile Time

Clark Quinn

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. The watch (a wearable) is accessed quickly for small bits of information. Another way to look at it would be the amount of information you need to make a decision about what to do, e.g. for cognitive work. mobile

How to Transfer Your Regular Training to Mobile Learning

Origin Learning

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.

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! Today, we set out on a quick journey to revisit our most precious resources on mobile learning.

Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

When it comes to mobile learning myths and misconceptions abound. These myths are holding back widespread adoption of mobile learning in the workplace. This is the most common misconception about mlearning which leads you to evaluate how to implement elearning on mobile devices.

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. If you are interested in where mobile learning is headed, or in how mobile learning is different from “regular eLearning,” read on!

Doctoring the Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

Recently Anne Marie blogged Location and Learning (which I have reproduced here) and she asked me whether or not I consider her central idea an example of an Informal Learning Environment (ILE). On the contrary, I believe formal and informal modes of delivery complement each other.

21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)

Learnnovators

THE JOURNEY: We, like many out there, are of the view that, though most learning designers possess good levels of skills around the traditional training (formal learning) area, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas. This is mainly because designing informal and social learning experiences for workplaces demands a diverse and unique set of qualities.

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. Mobile Devices with marketing. Mobile OS.

Keep It Casual: Crafting Better Informal eLearning Experiences

TalentLMS

Whether you’re short on time, learner motivation, or just need to improve your learning culture, informal eLearning experiences offer a fresh, less rigorous way of thinking about learning. Now, informal learning is no new thing. Why Choose Informal eLearning Experiences?

6 things to look for in a mobile learning solution

Axonify

But we’ve often failed to deliver the kind of mobile learning experiences that can truly help them do that. Effective mobile learning does not mean offering up the usual learning miniaturized to fit onto a mobile screen. Doing it right means keeping both the learning and the mobile experience in mind. Well, here are 6 things that you should be looking for in a mobile solution that will boost your success. That’s the kind of mobile learning solution you need.

6 myths about mobile learning

TalentLMS

This week we’ll examine 6 common myths about mobile learning, beginning with…. Mobile Learning is all about being mobile. While “mobile learning” seems to be about doing eLearning while being mobile (e.g. Mobile learning is merely using a smartphone to do eLearning.

Do CLOs Need a Mobile First Strategy?

CLO Magazine

While some in the learning industry believe adding mobile apps and components to existing learning management systems is the best route, others argue for a more radical shift. Smaller pieces of learning that are easier to consume and retain lend themselves to mobile learning, Burgess said.

Mobile Learning in Education [STUDY]

LearnDash

Many companies today are getting into mobile learning, but so are grade schools. It is only natural since students are often engaging with mobile devices outside of the classroom anyhow. Grunwald Associates LLC recently conducted a survey on mobile learning in the K-12 space. In this survey of 2,392 parents, they gathered metrics regarding current mobile use, expectations, and impact on students. ” Mobile Devices at Home. ed tech mlearning mobile learnin

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Mobile Learning – The Third Dimension

Upside Learning

We believe mobile learning will play an extremely important role in enabling organizations to support their people manage and retain their competitive edge – check out our earlier webinar “ No escaping mobile learning ”. Informative Audiocasts. Mobile Learning mLearning

5 Mobile Learning Trends In Vogue

CommLab India

Imagine you wake up one fine morning to realize your mobile has abandoned you. Such is the impact of mobiles on our lives. Humans, especially Millennials, have reached a phase where life without a mobile translates into the end of life. Wish to add more on mobile trends trends?

Blended Learning and Mobile Performance Support: Ahead of the Curve

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” That sums up the philosophy behind blended learning and the majority of mobile learning being implemented today—and it couldn’t be more true. There are plenty of objections to mobile learning, and actual uptake is still much less than the marketing hype would have us think.

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer

Learnnovators

Informal/Social learning is one such major revolution (other than mobile learning and gamified learning) that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’. Course design (formal learning blended with the right mix of informal and social learning).

Designing Mobile Learning Content: Getting Started

Origin Learning

After getting enough inspiration from the current trends and stats about mobile learning , the obvious next question that must be bothering you is – where and how to start?

The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

The flexibility of accessing an entire course from a small and lightweight wireless device makes mobile learning the current education frontier. Mobile eLearning opens a treasure chest of capturing micro learning reinforcement opportunities. Perceptible information.

Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement

Upside Learning

With the almost insatiable need for information and communication increasing across the global workforce, most of them are turning to mobile devices. As BYOD gains momentum, we’d probably see a positive effect on mobile learning adoption.

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

Encourage Informal Learning with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

This method of learning is called informal learning. A whopping 80 percent of learning happens informally , outside of a classroom. After all, people don’t stop learning informally when they step into an office. How an LMS Encourages Informal Learning.

Top 5 Benefits of Mobile eLearning

eLearning Brothers

The past decade has seen an explosion in mobile technology. We’re rapidly seeing the technological landscape grow and evolve, and the trend is moving further and further into the realm of mobility. Mobile eLearning templates represent the pinnacle of user control.