The Mobile Learning Approach: What is it and What are the Benefits?

learnWorlds

In recent years, the world has become dependent on mobiles. The rise of smartphones and handheld devices has ushered in a lot of useful and revolutionary applications and features, and one trend that has sprung from the rise of handheld tech has been mobile learning.

10 Mobile Learning Examples

Ed App

Self-paced learning is a method that allows you to train your employees as individuals and not just as teams during live training sessions – whether in-person or online. This learning allows learners to access learning materials across multiple devices, especially on smartphones.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Smartphones, Batman and Virtual Mentors

Kapp Notes

Question: What can we do with mobile learning and smartphones? Answer: One application is that smartphones enable the concept of a Virtual Mentor to be employed to assist in a variety of settings. A virtual mentor is a live person who provides assistance to one or more individuals who are “on the ground” at a customer site working on a problem. The mentor remains at a central location so he or she can assist several teams of individuals at once remotely.

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?

Mobile 197

Mobile Learning on the March

CLO Magazine

Sometime in the last year, we crossed the mobile Rubicon. The learning industry reached the tipping point when it comes to the use of mobile platforms and approaches for employee learning. According to a survey of the Chief Learning Officer Business Intelligence Board, a majority of CLOs (Figure 1) now expect to invest in content for mobile learning. The data from prior years of research show the slow fulfillment of mobile learning’s promise.

CLO 54

Increasing Scope Of Embedding Videos For Efficient Mobile Learning

G-Cube

Today, most of the video-based mobile learning has emerged as a popular medium for workplace training. This increasing shift towards embracing videos for mobile learning encourages organizations to adopt an online learning style which is accessible anytime and from anywhere. There are varied kinds of videos that are used for mobile learning, including professionally developed videos , interactive videos with knowledge checks, and other social elements.

Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips

www.upsidelearning.com

There really is very little different about designing mobile learnin g from other forms of learning. The guidelines that apply for effective learning are really not much different but for the change in context. These are five tips I give customers who are setting about implementing some form of mobile learning, even if it is the smallest component in a blended solution. The types of content suitable for mobile learning have low information density.

Survey Said…“Enough with the E-Learning Already!”

Living in Learning

Continuous Learning EPSS Micro-Learning Mobile Learning Performance Support Performer Support Technology Coaching hands-on guidance mentoring moment of need point of workWe [L&D] don’t need to catch up to the disruptions in our digital technology as much as we need to catch up to that which our learners are asking.

Survey 147

What I Learnt About Mobile Learning Design

Upside Learning - Mobile

This means that there are going to be millions of Smartphone users out there, who can access mobile learning anywhere, at any time. Mobile hardware has its own limitations and hence we need to adhere to some critical design conventions in order to make our mobile applications a success. Any mobile learning solution that we design needs to be easy to use even when our target audience is on the move. Five Tips for Creating Graphics for Mobile Devices.

ASTD Webcast On New Mobile Learning Research

Upside Learning - Mobile

Regular readers of this blog will be aware that we recently supported ASTD research on Mobile Learning , a report around that was released in May 2012. Manager, Learning Technology at Qualcomm). Here’s the slide deck/video from that webinar: Tablets as part of mobile learning mix : although not the same as mobile phones, tablets are included in the study as part of mobile learning devices. Is mobile learning really happening?

Mobile Learning in India

mlearnopedia delicious

They don’t realize it, but today’s mobile phones have the computing power of a personal computer from the mid-nineties, while consuming a fraction of the energy and are made at significantly lower cost. In India, the mobile phone has revolutionized communication and India is now one of the fastest growing markets for mobile phone services, with growing usage and increasing penetration. The increasing ubiquity of the mobile phone begs for it to be used as a learning tool.

What Can Keep And Hold A Millennial In Your Organization? Learning and Development

Association eLearning

Everyone wins when your organization creates and supports opportunities for Millennials to perpetually learn and absorb your organization’s culture. The use of gamification in training and other tailored learning tools are very familiar to the Millennial. Mobile responsive training also builds incentive in their developmental strengths with consistent and time-efficient learning approach any time or any where on their iPads and Smartphones.

Mobile-Learning for a Retail Training Company — Case Study

Enyota Learning

At eNyota Learning, we focus on solving business problems, provide value, and make clients happy. As a learning software provider, we are often challenged to work on projects that ask for more than what we normally do. And one such project required us to develop a mobile application that could: train sales representatives, while also enabling managers to improve their leadership and coaching abilities.

9 STEPS TO DEFINING A WORKPLACE ELEARNING STRATEGY THAT WORKS

Learnnovators

Custom E-Learning E-Learning Learning Consulting 70:20:10 70:20:10 Framework 70:20:10 Model Blog Coaching Content e-learning eLearning eLearning Implementation eLearning Strategy Evaluation Gamification Learning Learnnovators LMS Mentoring Mobile Learning Organization Culture Social Learning Srividya Kumar Wikis Workplace eLearning Workplace Learning

Learning & Skills Survey: 87% More eLearning & Mobile Learning; 73% Less 2-3 Day Classroom Training

Upside Learning - Mobile

The Centre for Performance Development has released the results of their Learning & Skills 2011 survey – which was held both at the event and online. e-learning & Mobile Learning. Informal Learning. Coaching & Mentoring. More eLearning, mobile learning. We believe mobile learning tools can help in achieving this very effectively.

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 ).

Is there value in defining mobile learning and classifying mobile devices?

Janet Clarey

While writing our Mobile Learning Cookbook, I tweeted that… This simple statement served as a catalyst for debate of sorts that extended to Facebook and then back to Twitter. Andy Black jabbed at me a bit saying mobile learning has been around for a long time and that wearable integrated tech is the next wave. Geordie Guy suggested that mobile means ‘able to be moved’ and what I was talking about is more portable. Uncategorized mobile learning

Here’s What You Need to Know About Mobile Learning

Rapid eLearning

Right now it appears that mobile learning is all the rage. The world of mobile gadgets is converging with an always available wifi network. Since this part of the industry is so new to many of you, I thought it might be best to hook up with an expert in the industry to learn more. So I called one of my mentors and a real pioneer in the elearning industry, Dr. Werner Oppelbaumer, to pick his brain. M-learning is not a fad. The same with “m-learning.”

Why Your Employees Need Mobile Training

LearnDash

However, if those companies are failing to consider how their training materials work on a mobile device, they could be under-delivering training materials. A mobile training website can deliver training videos and other materials that lets you reach learners wherever there are.

Mobile 197

Learning Experience Design

ID Mentors

And, since a significant amount of learning is happening via technology these days, it is inevitable that these concepts will influence learning design. Hence, the emergence of the term, Learning Experience Design. Uncategorized e-learning trendsIntroduction.

Mobile Learning and Social Learning for Sales Readiness - Free Webinar 3/24/11

Take an e-Learning Break

Thursday, March 24, 2011 10:00 AM PST | 11:00 AM MST | 12:00 PM CST | 1:00 PM EST Both mobile devices and social media are having a profound effect on how sales training takes place. At the same time, a mobile salesperson is better equipped to answer questions as they are asked, with instant information available anytime, anywhere. Learning to sell requires a new set of competencies that includes blogging, tweeting, and attracting lots of “friends” or “followers.”

3 Reasons Your L&D Tools Aren’t Fit For Today’s Workforce

Docebo

Learning and development tools aren’t keeping up with the needs of today’s digital workforce and it’s impacting how organizations function and how employees build their careers. . The findings paint a vivid picture of why learning and development tools are failing to hit the mark and the consequences of this. . The interactions we have with technology in our personal lives are influencing what we now expect in our professional lives and learning tools are no different.

Docebo 125

Can Responsive Design Jumpstart Your mLearning?

dVinci Interactive

I have noticed recently a rapid rush toward mobile learning (or mLearning) on mobile devices. As a result, users’ expectations toward learning are also changing. We presume learning activities on phones and tablets will work just as easily as they would on a computer. In terms of learning, responsive design solves the issue of creating content that will translate to every screen to provide the best user experience possible.

10 Adult Learning Principles

Ed App

If you want to set your organization’s learning and development programs up for success, understanding the various adult learning principles should be prioritized. Read on to learn more. . Adult learners need to know why they should learn.

How to Ensure You Don’t Do a Starbucks

Enyota Learning

A few tips on how: E-learning: 24/7 is the buzz-word today. E-learning courses can be made available to learners at any time and in any place; they can be accessed when needed – without any constraint on training room availability, trainer availability or time. Your staff can learn and train at their own pace and in the environment of their choice. Mobile learning: In a digital age, the mobile is in!

10 Distance Learning Systems

Ed App

Distance learning systems are seeing more use as more organizations adopt remote training and elearning. Learn more about how you can be involved in your employees’ learning journeys from afar with this list of 10 distance learning systems. .

Managers Make or Break Your Culture of Career Mobility

Degreed

You can talk about career mobility all you want. To give your people the development they seek, and to create real business value for your organization, it makes sense to embrace career mobility. Maybe one of your people wants to be trained or mentored. Learn More.

Maybe It’s Lucky, but It’s Probably Learning

Litmos

This article will take a closer look at what makes a good employee, workforce engagement and how companies can create great employees through investing in their employees’ learning and development. In other words, how you can make your own luck with learning.

SAP 75

Driving Performance Through Learning with Andy Lancaster

looop

Towards the end of 2019, David James spoke with Andy Lancaster , Head of Learning at the CIPD and author of the Kogan Page published book ‘ Driving Performance Through Learning ’, on The Learning & Development Podcast. Learning Needs Analysis: It’s Time-consuming.

Driving Performance Through Learning with Andy Lancaster

looop

Towards the end of 2019, David James spoke with Andy Lancaster , Head of Learning at the CIPD and author of the Kogan Page published book ‘ Driving Performance Through Learning ’, on The Learning & Development Podcast. Learning Needs Analysis: It’s Time-consuming.

10 Ideas for Employee Development in 2021

Ed App

Embracing a culture of continuous learning and development also attracts the best and brightest talent within your industry and ensures that they stick around for the longest time possible. This learning method uses digital platforms to roll out training courses to its learners.

Ideas 52

I Believe in the Inverse Relationship Between Experience and the Value of Formal Learning

Tom Spiglanin

If Learning and Development organizations (or anyone, for that matter) are going to facilitate learning in the changing workplace, it’s vitally important to understand how employees actually learn. To be clear, I’m not talking about learning styles or preferences, nor am I making assumptions about attention spans or preferences for the format of information. ” moment came during a conference session on mobile learning led by Clark Quinn.

5-step guide to kick-starting your digital strategy for sales training

QuoDeck

Digital learning is a shift that sales trainers need to get behind as quickly as possible. Most sales training follows a blend – a combination of classroom training, mentoring & coaching and digital learning. If you already have a mobile learning strategy in place, then your digital strategy can be delivered right into the hands of your learner. This means 30% of your workforce’s learning hours will be spent on digital learning that you need to put out.

How Machine Learning and AI are Making Online Learning More Beneficial

QuoDeck

Online learning ( aka E-Learning ) is now considered to be an integral part of the education sector. In simple words, online learning refers to the type of learning where the learning process is mediated by the internet i.e. the learners use the internet to learn. Online learning is gaining tremendous popularity. Online learning owes much of its popularity and efficiency to machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI).

Employee training

Ed App

It creates and sustains the common knowledge of a staff where learning becomes a cultural norm. And it appears that keeping the human element in employee training is one dimension that can easily be overlooked despite its capacity to deeply connect others and enrich learning experiences.

eLearning Glossary 2017 Edition

Association eLearning

Machine learning- Machine learning is a type of artificial intelligence (AI) that provides computers with the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed. Micro learning – Microlearning is a way of teaching and delivering content to learners in small, very specific bursts. Mobile First- The mobile-first approach is designing for the smallest screen and working your way up. eLearning has always been on the forefront of innovation.

Connected learning

Ed App

This advantage drives connected learning. According to a definition on the American Library Association website , connected learning is learning that is “highly social, interest-driven, and oriented toward educational, economic, or civic opportunity”. Connected learning theory.

eLearning Trends And Predictions For 2018

Adobe Captivate

We are going through a phase of significant and rapid “ learning transformation “. This has led to an adoption of new, immersive approaches to creating impactful learning that can lead to the required performance gain. We also see that L&D teams are on the look-out for measures to evaluate the effectiveness of learning. As a Chief Learning Strategist, I have been part of many such opportunities across the world. mLearning Or Mobile Learning.

LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

sales team to handle more sophisticated learning technology buying opportunities and RFPs, and has expanded implementation and support services staff to provide a higher level of help, guidance, expertise and ongoing support. Mobile apps with offline content support and text push notifications. Substantial new capabilities for coaching, sharing and mentoring. Docebo LMS is designed to support straightforward learning and elearning scenarios — easily.

10 Virtual Training Ideas

Ed App

Virtual training is the best learning solution for organizations with teams dispersed across different locations and time zones, as well as those who have shifted to remote work as a result of the pandemic. Virtual Training Idea #1 – Allow self-paced learning for your remote workforce.