15 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest –10

Upside Learning

At Upside Learning, we have been doing our bit in spreading knowledge. This week we deliver you a dose of the latest in mobile learning, Web design & development, eLearning and Social Media. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? Facebook isn’t just a great way for you to find old friends or learn about what’s happening this weekend, it is also an incredible learning tool.

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The Advent of Mobile Learning Technology

Upside Learning

As a facilitator for social interaction and for mobile learning, these networks are unsurpassed in mankind’s history. A veritable third of humanity now carries a mobile communication device with some amount of computing power and sophisticated input and output features – that’s 4 billion people! This will radically change the way we live and learn, mobile learning is here now and real. One of the areas we see with the largest potential is learning.

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What is Mobile Learning? (M-Learning)

Docebo

Such is the power of mobile internet. It wasn’t long, then, that L&D pros realized that offering a learning environment on mobile devices would replicate how their learners consume content outside of work, and increase engagement. The Definition of M-Learning.

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Learning Technology Evolves: Integrated Platforms Are Arriving

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

The enormous market for training and learning tools is very fragmented. Today there are more than 200 LMS vendors, more than 30 LXP vendors, and thousands of vendors who build collaboration tools, mobile learning tools, content development tools, and analytics tools.

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. learning.

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Upside Learning

The mLearning flavor spills over into this week too as we scour the web for the best in mobile everything. It’s no secret that effective learning cannot be achieved without a robust strategy. Further, with the relatively less number of mLearning tools available and the myriad number of different devices and platforms, creating content for the mobile devices is no mean task. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further?

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Getting Mobile Learning Right

Litmos

The trend in learning technology for the past few years has been toward providing a more “consumer-grade” experience for learners. Yet, there is one aspect of the consumer experience in which learning lags very far behind: mobile interactions.

10 Golden Rules to Optimize Your E-learning Content For Mobile Learning

Docebo

Instead, we want to examine the proliferation of mobile-first strategies in the wide world of business, how it’s constantly growing as new applications are uncovered (and its full potential is nowhere near being reached). Indeed, applications for mobile devices nowadays go well beyond sending and receiving emails, but instead mobile has changed the way we interact with all digital content, no matter the medium (written, voice, video). Mobile Training: The Rules Change.

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How Mobile Learning Apps Revolutionized The Education Sector

Dan Keckan

In this article, we are going to explain the key ways innovative and cutting-edge mobile technologies are transforming education and learning. Mobile Learning Learning Solutions Learning Technologies Mobile Application

The Impact of Learning Technology on Corporate Training

Docebo

The right mix of learning technology and content is important to achieve learning goals. The rapid pace of evolution in technology and change in the way learners’ gather information is a serious challenge for organizations. 50% of companies who have used their learning technology for over 5 years are looking to replace their LMS because of learner dissatisfaction. High impact learning strategies. Technology’s role.

Mobile Learning: A Manager’s Guide

Web Courseworks

Enders published Manager’s Guide to Mobile Learning some three years ago and it is still a relevant read today. Brenda will be presenting a webinar on creating practical strategy for mobile learning as part of our monthly eLearning Thought Leaders Series. In preparation for this event on March 28 th , I gave her book a re-read and would like to share some of the highlights here: Benefits of Mobile Learning; Provide performance support, especially for millennials.

Mobile Learning in Africa Facts

LearnDash

At this point it isn’t a secret that mobile learning (also referred to as ‘mlearning’) is projected to grow over the foreseeable future. A simple trip the store will provide all the evidence you need that people prefer mobile devices for entertainment and learning. All over the world mobile learning is growing in popularity. By 2020, the African mobile market is expected to grow to roughly $234 billion (a CAGR of 21.27%).

Learning Technologies 2010 – Day 2 Recap

Upside Learning

After having a great first day at the Learning Technologies 2010 I was looking forward to an exciting second day. Discussing their current concerns around learning and development gives us a glimpse into their world and that’s valuable. They focus on the learning & training market and Josh sure knows more about the trends in the industry than most others. Bersin used the slide shown here in which types of tools/medium can be used in Informal Learning.

Join Me for a 6-Part Course on Mobile Learning

Allen Interactions

Clark Quinn has been involved in the design, development, and/or evaluation of a wide variety of educational technologies for over 30 years.

Learning Technologies 2016 UK Recap

Obsidian Learning

New post Learning Technologies 2016 UK Recap on Obsidian Learning. I had the pleasure of being in London last week attending the annual Learning and Technologies 2016 conference ( [link] ) there. I directly experienced a few themes that are applicable in learning regardless of the content. The technology has to work. What struck me the most as a learning professional was the role of the curator/s. Blended learning at its best.

Tablet Learning – Neither Mobile Learning Nor eLearning

Upside Learning

There’s a definite movement towards delivering learning on tablets and mobile phones. It is quite common these days to get client requests for delivering elearning (meant for traditional desktops) or mobile learning (meant for mobile phones) solutions on tablets too. Tablets are very different from the PCs or mobile phones. The context in which learners would use a tablet vis-à-vis mobile phone may be very different.

The Essentials of Mobile Learning

Origin Learning

We have reached a stage where mobile is no longer the future of learning. Smartphones signify the present and play a significant role in learning today. Be it learning at the workplace, higher education, or K-12, smartphones and the app-ecosystem have truly revolutionized the way L&D practitioners and educators approach learning. How Smartphones Dominate Workplace Learning? The mobile learning market is set to grow to $37.60

Top 5 Ways Companies Are Using Mobile Learning Technology

Upside Learning

If engaged in the learning industry long enough, you gain a keen understanding and appreciation for the direction that learning is headed. Mobile Learning Developing Mobile Learning eLearning on mobile And occasionally you have the opportunity to witness a genuine ‘tipping point’ in the industry – the adoption of a new approach that delivers meaningful value for those who must perform at the […].

Tools For Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

Upside is doing a fair bit of mobile learning development and we blog about it regularly. I want to share some tools which may assist you in developing mobile learning applications. Tools to develop Native applications: SDK provided for mobile device. It requires MIDP/JVM on mobile device. Each mobile device has some variation in implementing MIDP profile. In the process of development, we are often forced to explore the various tools available.

Making Mobile Learning a Reality with Flash to HTML5 Conversion!

CommLab India

With the ever increasing popularity of mobile learning and Flash’s end by 2020, Flash to HTML5 conversion is the next big thing! If not for anything else, convert Flash to HTML5 to make mobile learning a reality! Learning Technology Flash to HTML5

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. In the early years of mlearning there was some confusion but now this is an industry all its own with clear technology and instructional design methodology. 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.

Three Ways Mobile Learning Stands Out From Other Learning Technologies

ATD Learning Technologies

In this excerpt from Mastering Mobile Learning: Tips and Techniques for Success , Dr. Gary Woodill outlines three features of mobile learning that make it stand out from other learning technologies: clocks, input/out peripherals, and messaging.

Exploring the Challenges Associated with Mobile Learning

CommLab India

Explore the challenges that mobile learning faces and how to overcome them. Learning Technology mobile learning

10 Stats That Prove Mobile Learning Lives up to The Hype

Docebo

Are you curious to know what the future of mobile learning looks like? It shouldn’t come as any surprise that the momentum of mobile technologies hasn’t shown any signs of slowing down. Indeed, there’s a lot of chatter about mobile learning and how it can be most effectively worked into the L&D mix. The future of mobile learning might look a little different than you’d expect. Come see the future of mobile learning for yourself!

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Upside Learning

Learning as we knew it has undergone (and continues to undergo) a sea change. Today, we have new forms of learning like – blended, informal, social, mobile etc. Learn about some of these new approaches here. Besides this, we also have some tools that will help you in mobile app development. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? Top 10 Challenges Of Blended Learning.

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Benefits of Mobile Learning in Distance Education

WizIQ Education & Technology

The number of smartphones is projected to reach the 5 billion dollar mark in 2019, which means that 67% of the world’s population will own a mobile phone. eLearning Trends Mobile Learning Online Education Teaching Online Teaching Trends and Best Practices distance education mobile learning in education mobile learning technology mobile technology in education mobile training

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LearnFlex LMS: Implementing User Groups and Communities

B Online Learning

eLearning Development eLearning News eLearning Strategy LearnFlex Tips Learning Management System communities data elearning learning management system lms mlearning mobile learning navigation online learning technology

How To Take Your Mobile Learning Experience To The Next Level

Docebo

There is little doubt about the value of mobile learning , especially with Millennials and Gen Z now making up the majority of the workforce. In fact, over 70% of millennials say that they connect more with mobile learning than L&D activities delivered via desktop or formal methods and many learning technology companies have responded with mobile apps. A mobile app is only part of delivering an incredible mobile learning experience.

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. No longer do employees have to rely solely on the usual means of training – be it ILT or e-learning. So much so, that even in organizations which have not yet adopted mobile learning , employees are using their smartphones to informally pull whatever information they can at the time of immediate need. Making e-learning content accessible.

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How Does Mobile Learning Help Your Employees?

CommLab India

Learn how mobile learning can help employees. Learning Technology mobile learning

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Upside Learning

In short, the last week has seen the internet buzzing with activity – from some astonishing statistics in the mobile domain to eBooks taking the centre stage in publishing market and the entry of QR in eLearning. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? Talks how games are not just fun and engaging, but bring about effective learning as well. Shoppers Are Going Mobile. How big a business are mobile apps?

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20 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 13

Upside Learning

As people increasingly embrace social media and new technologies with open arms, social learning, informal learning and blended learning continue to gain a strong foothold in an organization’s learning palette. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? How Blended Learning Will Change the World. Time’s Up – Learning Will Forever Be Part Formal, Part Informal and Part Social.

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Upside Learning

As technology continues to infiltrate every corner of the K-12 educational space, mobile learning is slowly but clearly emerging as the ‘future’ of learning. Furthermore, you can learn some tips, techniques and best practices for developing mobile web apps. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? How To Teach Using Mobile Phones. The Desktop Is Turning Mobile.

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Use Mobile Learning To Enhance Training Experiences

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Latest advancements in the capabilities of tablets and smart phones coupled with its inherent ubiquity have resulted in the increased interest in leveraging mobile devices for learning. Mobile devices provide access to training courses at the moment of your needs. Driven by latest software, improved hardware and growing habits of mobile users, scope of mobile learning has increased exponentially. Exploring Steps towards Mobile Learning Success.

The Docebo Discovery Lab: The Next Era of Mobile Learning

Docebo

But how do you ensure brand consistency within your learning experience, especially with more and more learners turning to mobile devices? While the look and feel of today’s learning platforms can be modified to match the efforts put into branding, this has generally been for desktop environments. But these scenarios were all considerations Docebo wanted to solve when it started developing its Mobile App Publisher , which was released in June 2019.

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Top 4 Benefits of Mobile Learning for Your Organization

CommLab India

Check this blog for the benefits of mobile learning to an organization. Learning Technology mobile learning

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.

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Upside Learning

Know how work would shape up in the future, major ideas that would change the world of training and how learning would soon turn mobile. For all you Tech savvy folks, get the scoop on how technology wires the learning brain and how HTML 5 aids cross platform development. While all you creative geniuses can learn some of the great iPad tools for graphic designers. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further?

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7 Mobile Learning Myths Debunked

CommLab India

This blog busts 7 myths that surround mobile learning and helps allay the misconceptions of training managers. Learning Technology mobile learning

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Upside Learning

Lists and explains 5 trends that would be predominant in the LMS and mobile learning domain in the coming year. Children are motivated by learning through play and learn a lot through playing. And in order for us to take our companies from being just good to great, we need to learn how to unleash that power. 50 Best Education Technology Blogs You Aren’t Reading Yet. This article lists 50 of the best education technology blogs.

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