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Is Bespoke Best? - How Custom Mobile Learning Technology Overcomes Authoring Tool Limitations

Dan Keckan

This article is part of a series on Mobile Learning. The focus of this article is using custom authored content to build a robust mobile learning experience for sales teams.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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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Mobile Learning App: Revolutionize Your Online Training

Online education using WordPress as LMS

Technologies are transforming the education sector and the way of learning. Mobile apps have revolutionized the way a learner access their courses and learn through the courses. Mobile learning Apps are innovative and cutting-edge technology to provide continuous learning.

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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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.

Join Me for a 6-Part Course on Mobile Learning

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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%).

Future of Learning Technology – 2015

Upside Learning

The Learning Circuits Big Question this month asks – “ What will the workplace learning technology look like in 2015 ”. The question is inspired from a post by Derek Morrsion – Technology to Enhance Learning in 2015 , quite an interesting post, a must read. I can only wonder at the pace of change of technology that the world has seen in last decade. Emergence of social media (and reviewed focus on social and informal 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. 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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Use Mobile Learning To Enhance Training Experiences

G-Cube

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 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.

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

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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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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Ten Advantages of Mobile Learning

Origin Learning

It was but inevitable that organizations would find a way to train their employees with mobile learning solutions. Foster Workplace Learning with Mobile Learning Solutions. Smartphones are also a great way to deploy learning at the workplace. In areas like IT, banking & finance, and higher education, the mobile phone can be used innovatively to foster learning. Best Way to Deploy Bite-Sized Learning. Learn Faster and Save Time.

Mobile Learning – SMS Can Get You Started

Upside Learning

Mobile is surely the future of learning. The advent of 3G (with 4G looming on the horizon) and the prevalence of powerful handheld devices have made me believe that rich media is the way to go for m-learning. I must say I have been surprised by the inclination towards SMS (short messaging service/text messages) as the favorite method for m-learning. SMS can reach all types of mobile phones. I believe that and have written about it earlier – here and here.

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

Top 5 Ways Companies Are Using Mobile Learning Technology

Upside Learning - Mobile

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 […].

Mobile Learning Roundup: 10 Top Posts From Our Blog

Upside Learning

Mobile technology, by far, has been the most rapidly adopted technology in history. At Upside Learning, we understand this well and have constantly strived to address multifarious platforms in this technology space. Over the past couple of months, we have discussed how mobile technology will permeate into our lives, radically changing the way we live and learn. Here is a collection of some of our top posts 10 on Mobile Learning (mLearning).

Everyone Is Talking Mobile Learning. Brilliant!

Upside Learning

Last week we were at Learning Technologies 2012 in London braving the winter chill here in London. I would say, undoubtedly, it was mobile learning. If you were there I’m sure you sensed mobile learning was in the air. All the major players in the UK-EU market showcased their mobile learning solutions and a number of free sessions focused on mobile learning. Upside Learning mLearning Mobile Learning

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

7 Mobile Learning Tips For New Responsive Learning Management System Owners

Dan Keckan

You’ve sprung for the latest and greatest mobile learning technologies. Here’s everything new mobile LMS owners need to know to implement responsive training. So, what’s next? How do you make the most of your investment and achieve the desired outcomes?

How Does Mobile Learning Help Your Employees?

CommLab India

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

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

The Benefits of Mobile Learning

Capytech

The Benefits of Mobile Learning. With modern technology, there are lots of ways you can now deliver training courses to your team. This includes taking the traditional approach of classroom-based training , or you can use e-learning solutions. There are different types of e-learning, however, including mobile learning. For the right topic and learner, mobile learning is the ideal choice for your training course.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #8 Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

For the past few years, mobile learning has been the “next big thing,” but no more. As Rob Caul wrote recently for TrainingZone , “With smartphones and tablets more affordable and accessible than ever, mobile learning is fast establishing itself as a mainstream learning technology.” MOOCs, which can provide a technological and learning framework for this intersection, are just starting to go mobile. Why mobile learning?

Mobile Learning and Certification in your LMS

Web Courseworks

Mobile Learning, or mLearning for short, is not the newest trend to hit the LMS market: the “ fall of personal computing ” has been a topic of discussion on this blog for a long time. But mLearning continues to make the top industry trends as the expectation of mobile access to Learning Management System platforms becomes ever more engrained among learners. One of the unique aspects of Course Stage Health is its mobile-responsive Self-Reported Learning Module.

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 Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

My previous articles, you must have gone through surely depicted the emergence and penetration of mobile learning in learning and development industry, as one of the means of achieving an advanced leaning experience. Like me, if you have also been engaged in this industry, you would always have immense understanding and recognition for the direction where the learning is led. Mobile learning is something I witnessed so widespread in this regard.

General Considerations for Mobile Learning (mLearning)

Upside Learning

Wikipedia defines mobile learning as “Any sort of learning that happens when the learner is not at a fixed, predetermined location, or learning that happens when the learner takes advantage of the learning opportunities offered by mobile technologies&#. In other words, mLearning decreases limitation of learning location with the mobility of general portable devices 1. Can we use mobile capabilities to enhance learning?

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Mobile Learning: Identify Your Target Audience

CommLab India

Identifying the target audience is crucial to mobile learning success. Learning Technology mobile learningCheck this blog to know who your target audience is.