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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. 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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6 Steps to a Mobile Mindset: Mobile Learning Basics

Bottom-Line Performance

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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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.

Top 5 Reasons to Incorporate Blended Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

And all of this has been made possible with the marvelous effects of blended mobile learning. Making education accessible to those with smartphones and stable Internet access, blended mobile learning can supplement, if not substitute, formal education systems. Read on to know more about the benefits of blended mobile learning –the future of education. Blended mobile learning: what is it all about? Caters to different learning styles.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. across the learning experience1.

Mobile Learning: e-learningnext

ID Reflections

Why Mobile Learning The strongest Value Proposition for mobile learning comes from connecting people with ideas, information, and each other—anytime, anywhere! Ten years back, Clark Quinn’s statement about mobile learning seemed wishful thinking. Today, mobile learning is no longer a buzzword. The rapid and unforeseen increase of mobile device adoption from Blackberry to iPad 2. In contrast, the overall mobile phone market grew 21.7%.

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Mobile Learning: Book Review

Kapp Notes

Recently, I was sent a copy of Gary Woodill’s latest book, The Mobile Learning Edge. Here is a short review: Gary Woodill, describes how mobile devices can provide effective learning in a variety of formats including location-based information, just-in-time training and the ability to provide on-demand documentation such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) when and where the employee needs the information. Tags: mobile learning

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.

5 benefits of using Paradiso LMS Mobile Learning App for your training programs

Paradiso

With Paradiso LMS mobile Learning App you can offer to your employees or students a continuous e-learning experience. Your students can take their learning material anywhere while traveling, moving from one place to another during work hours or simply take their e-learning content from their smartphone or mobile device without the need of an Internet connection. Why not use it to learn?

Mobile Learning: A couple examples of the promise it offers

Bottom-Line Performance

I am constantly amazed by how much I do on my cell phone—read e-mails, send texts, take photos, play games, access the Internet—all of which make using a desktop computer seem less and less necessary. We have integrated mobile devices into our lives at a lightning fast pace: In 2009, 83% of adult Americans owned a mobile phone (and who knows how many children!) ( 2009 Pew Internet Report ); we can assume that a poll taken today would show even higher percentages.

7 Mobile Learning Facts L&D Managers Should Know

Obsidian Learning

More than 5 billion people in the world own a mobile phone. Clearly, mobile technology is making a significant impact in our world. Does this automatically translate into employees being ready to learn on their phones? In either case, you’ll need to determine if mobile learning deliverables will function properly on the devices. If testing is successful, you’ll also need to examine internet access and connectivity issues.

10 Reasons Why You Need a Mobile Learning Management System 

Hurix Digital

This blog talks about 10 Reasons Why Enterprises Need a Mobile LMS (Learning Management System). billion smartphone users around the world, it is safe to say that we are living in a mobile world. That is the reason there is a growing demand for mobile learning management systems. After all, early adopters of mobile LMS have understood that learning shouldn’t be enforced, but flexible and on-demand. Everyone is Going Mobile.

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Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Using Standards Separately or Together for Effective Mobile Learning. For many years, mobile learning was one of those promises. Once mobile devices started to become popular the promise of being able to have everything on our devices, including learning programs, was right on the heels. Now, thanks to new learning standards, and new ways of using older ones, that promise may be here. Standards to Advance Mobile Learning.

7 Essentials of a Successful Mobile Learning Strategy

Obsidian Learning

Broadly defined, mobile learning can happen anywhere, anytime, on any mobile device. To deploy mobile learning successfully, you’ll need to make that broad definition very specific to your organization and users. Here are seven essentials to create a successful mobile learning strategy. There are many ways to deploy mobile learning in an organization. Verify that your organization is HTML5- and mobile-ready?For

Popular ID Principles For Mobile Learning: 5 Trends That Spell Success

G-Cube

With the advancement of mobile technology and hardware in the last decade, mobility of learning has also become increasingly popular. While traditionally, technology-aided learning existed only within two separate spheres: classrooms and at learners’ residents but now the availability of technology is perpetually available. The good news is that design principles for mobile learning development do not have to be created from scratch. m-Learning

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Boost Your Mobile Learning With Mobile App Analytics

Origin Learning

Mobile Learning is still new. Even for companies who have added mobile learning to their existing eLearning formats, there is a lot of scope for improvement and revision for many of them. Let’s say you have developed an app which your employees must download to get started with mobile learning. Mobile app analytics can help you solve these problems. Knowledge about user flows again helps you make your mobile learning app a smarter one.

How To Gain Maximum Engagement Through Mobile Learning?

Ed App

Mobile learning too, is a result of the learning and development (L&D) industry understanding that they need to bring the learning to the learners, instead of trying to bring learners to the learning. A lot of corporate organizations have begun using mobile learning along with other digital learning strategies to make sure that their training modules can be accessed by learners anytime and anywhere, thus removing the barriers of time and location.

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. In reality, mlearning is different from elearning in terms of size of courses that can (or should) be delivered on mobiles; the context in which mlearning is accessed.

Facing These Challenges with Mobile Learning? Check Out the Solutions

CommLab India

In the last few years, no other technology has evolved and advanced as much as mobile phones. Mobile phones are changing every aspect of our lives. With such massive potential, mobiles were believed to change the way we learn as well. Learning through mobiles can give learners an unparalleled convenience. Although there have been some breakthroughs in the mobile learning, it is yet to create a measurable impact.

Mobile Learning: 3 Security Threats & 7 Ways to Beat Them

CommLab India

Anywhere, anytime, on-the-go learning has become a reality due to mobile learning. However, security and privacy issues in mobile learning may play spoil sport. Though learning solutions providers make large claims about m-learning, only a few organizations are coming forward to adopt it because of the possible threats. This post discusses the security concerns associated with mobile learning and ways to overcome them.

‘Mobile learning, just for the sake of it, is definitely not a good idea!’ – Some insights on Mobile Learning

G-Cube

In these times of ‘just-in-time’ learning, mobile learning is fast gaining popularity as a medium for learning across all learner groups. To dwell deeper into this growing area of interest for all learning enthusiasts, we bring an excerpt from an interview with Kapil Gupta – an e-learning professional with more than a decade’s experience in the field. Mobile learning is becoming more and more of a reality than just a concept everyday.

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What's different about mobile learning?

The Learning Circuits

As the doors open to a new era of mobile learning and performance support, it's a good time to step back and think about the new mindset required when designing for mobile. Although a mobile pedagogy will continue to evolve, we already know quite a bit about how people use mobile devices and some of the advantages of mobile learning. And of course, mobile devices can also be used for voice communication.

What Is Mobile Learning and Why It’s a Must-Have for Your Elearning Business?

Adobe Captivate

Before diving into what mobile learning (m-learning) is, let’s talk about the latest statistics. Mobile internet traffic has hugely increased over the past few years. Moreover, representatives of Generation Z (born in the mid-1990s to the early 2000s) grew up with mobile devices and tablets in hands. And now they can’t imagine their learning experience without using mobile devices to do research or take notes. What is M-learning?

7 Reasons why mobile learning can help your business

Matrix

Mobile devices are now also used for shopping, banking, advertising, gaming, entertaining and learning — m-learning, that is. M-learning goes hand in hand with the learner-centered approach and in particular with learning at the point of need. Mobile devices are convenient for employees to use, giving them control over when, where and how much time they learn. Mobile learning is focused on the mobility of the learner.

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The top 10 reasons your mobile learning strategy will fail | Dawn.

Xyleme

Home > mobile learning > The top 10 reasons your mobile learning strategy will fail The top 10 reasons your mobile learning strategy will fail April 13th, 2011 Goto comments Leave a comment While the focus of this post is not specifically Apple or the iPad, it’s almost impossible to talk about successful mobile strategies without recognizing that the iPad has created a transitional moment for the Learning & Development world.

6 Ways Your Web Design Is Killing Your Course

LearnDash

You’re using a responsive design, but you haven’t tested it on mobile. Responsive design has become such an internet standard in recent years that most people never think twice about it. But they can also be significant usability and accessibility concerns, especially on mobile.

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Are E-learning and Mobile Learning Different?

CommLab India

It is well known that the ‘e’ in e-learning stands for the word ‘electronic’. So, many consider e-learning to be learning delivered through electronic devices such as desktop computers, laptops, or mobile devices. They perceive learning through mobiles as just another form of e-learning and often use the terms e-learning and mobile learning synonymously. They provide just-in-time learning, on-demand. Learning Duration.

The 4 S’s of mobile design

E-Learning Provocateur

Given that smartphone sales are estimated to exceed PC sales by the end of this year, and mobile Internet users are expected to exceed desktop Internet users soon after, I have finally concluded that the time is ripe for mobile learning. Heeding the advice of start small and fail quick , I have dipped my toe into the m-learning space by converting an existing online course into a smartphone-friendly format. I call them the 4 S’s of mobile design.

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How to Design a Mobile-First Online Course

LearnDash

Should online educators consider restructuring their courses to be mobile-first? It’s been a few years since mobile users surpassed desktop users on the Internet, yet online courses are still predominantly designed for desktop use. Desktops are better designed for multi-tasking, so a course that requires users to switch between programs or applications simultaneously isn’t well-suited for mobile. mobile learning

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Goin’ Mobile

Clark Quinn

The indicators are clear: the world is going mobile. Mobile subscriptions in the developed world are flattening out, not from lack of interest, but from saturation. People are accessing the internet more from mobile devices than desktops, and some people only access the internet via mobile! And when a small company like Google says that they’re designing for mobile first and the desktop is an afterthought, it is safe to say mobile is on the move.

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How to Create a Mobile Learning Strategy

CLO Magazine

When considering adding mobile learning, companies need to consider their target market, the material they plan to use and the operating system to work with. If you’re considering adding mobile to your organization’s learning programs, it’s likely a smart move. According to an Ambient Insight report, by 2015 the mobile learning market is expected to reach $9.1 Would your target market respond well to learning gamification?

What Is Mobile Learning and Is It a Future of Elearning?

Elligense

What Is Mobile Learning and Why It’s a Must-Have for Your Elearning Business? Before diving into what mobile learning (m-learning) is, let’s talk about the latest statistics. Mobile internet traffic has hugely increased over the past few years. Moreover, representatives of Generation Z (born in the mid-1990s to the early 2000s) grew up with mobile devices and tablets in hands. All of that has lead to the emergence of mobile learning.

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Creating a Mobile Course

LearnDash

Moving your desktop course to mobile requires more than a simple copy/paste. It’s one thing to be sold on the idea of mobile learning , but executing it effectively is another matter. For educators who are designing a course from scratch, creating a mobile-first program and then transitioning it to desktop is usually easier than the other way around. However, moving a course from desktop to mobile requires more forethought and consideration.

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Mobile Learning Stats that Will Make You Rethink Your Training Strategy

SHIFT eLearning

There is no question that mobile devices are changing corporate learning forever. However, this doesn’t mean classroom-based training or formal eLearning courses are going away, it just means the mobile movement is demanding companies to rethink their training strategies and to create learning programs especially for mobile devices. Mobile learning is a bigger deal than most organizations realize. The mobile opportunity. Mobile usage.

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

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. 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. Presenters include: Steve Wexler : e-Learning Guilds research guru Brent Schlenker : e-Learning Guild Evangelist. Wrote a book on mobile learning ( M-Learning: Mobile E-Learning ).