mLearning more than mobile elearning?

Clark Quinn

Someone tweeted about their mobile learning credo, and mentioned the typical ‘mlearning is elearning, extended’ view. Which I rejected, as I believe mlearning is much more (and so should elearning be). Mobile, paper, computers, voodoo, whatever technology works. And I can see the case for that; that mlearning in education is about using mobile to help people learn, not perform. mobile strategy

The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

Instructional Designer, eLearning Consultant, Feature & Technical Writer. The flexibility of accessing an entire course from a small and lightweight wireless device makes mobile learning the current education frontier. In many current training scenarios, mobile eLearning typically supplements a traditional online or partially online course, or it may completely replace these standard learning delivery options. Leveraging the capability of the mobile platform (e.g.

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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. At this point, it’s a foregone conclusion that a good eLearning strategy should include mobile learning. Perhaps the greatest advantage of mobile learning is that the learners can conceivably carry their class materials almost anywhere they go.

The Top 11 Tools for Mobile eLearning Development

G-Cube

According to a 2012 survey of mobile learners, 99% believed the mobile format and presentation enhanced their learning, and it was found that 45% actually spent less time in training than their (non-mobile trained) peers, with no loss of comprehension. If you’re not getting into the mobile game with your training and eLearning initiatives, you’re falling behind. Tools for Web-Based eLearning Apps. Tools for Native eLearning Apps.

Harnessing the Power of Mobile eLearning: A White Paper from the eLearning Guild

eLearning Brothers

The good people at the eLearning Guild have been hard at work on a 27-page report regarding the state of mobile eLearning and where it’s headed. This white paper proposal, titled “ Harnessing the Mobile Storm: The Power and Potential of Mobile Learning “, has many valuable insights into the changing face of the learning and development landscape, coming from experienced minds who know their way around the industry.

5 Tips for Improving Responsive Design in Mobile eLearning

Coreaxis

Mobile device usage is on the rise. people now spend more time on their mobile devices than they do on their desktops. Now more than ever, mobile learning has become a critical consideration in the design and development of learning solutions. Responsive design allows you to create one eLearning solution that will automatically respond to any device or browser, maintaining a streamlined aesthetic and high quality user experience for your audience.

How much does Mobile eLearning cost?

eFront

Mobile learning is the next big thing in the LMS/eLearning space. Because mobile learning is, essentially, publishing your eLearning courses as a mobile app (either web-based or native) costs for mobile learning will largely mirror costs for developing a general mobile app. Thus, for example, an eight page enterprise mobile app would take eight weeks. Did I forget any considerations for mobile learning costs?

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Classroom In A Pocket? Creating A Mobile eLearning Environment

eLearning Industry

This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Mobile Learning eLearning Challenges Mobile Learning Design Mobile Learning TrendsTechnology has transformed modern education. Over the last fifteen years, education has gone from paper to platform and app-based, with students and teachers learning together in remarkable new ways.

Why Mobile eLearning is on the Rise

OpenSesame

This is why more working professionals prefer mobile elearning as their learning method of choice. Mobile elearning allows you to learn in the few moments of downtime you have wherever you are, whether that happens between meetings, on your commute to work, or during an afternoon break. To find the mobile course offerings from OpenSesame, go to the Courses tab from the OpenSesame homepage and select Browse All Courses (see below). .

Why you need a Mobile eLearning Program

cogentys

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Four Questions to Ask Before Creating Mobile eLearning by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Considering implementing mobile eLearning? Think about learners, goals, and content type before committing to a mobile approach. Getting Started Instructional Design Mobile Learning

Mobile eLearning for Retail-Best Practices

cogentys

Mobile learning for retail is turning out to be one of the most valuable retail training tools ever introduced. Retail Text Posts corporate elearning corporate training custom elearning custom elearning development google glass for corporate elearning google glass for lms hospitality training hotel training restaurant learning management system restaurant lms restaurant training retail training retail training hotel training retail training software safety training

What’s the Big Deal about HTML5 for Mobile eLearning – now free on demand

Adobe Captivate

This week’s Wednesday eSeminar, What’s the Big Deal about HTML5 for Mobile eLearning was loads of fun and is now available free from the following link: [link] A complete description of the session is below for your convenience. What’s the Big Deal about HTML5 for Mobile eLearning Join eLearning Evangelist, Dr. Allen Partridge for a [.].

The Top 3 Mistakes People Make When Building Mobile eLearning

Lemonade

Too often when we talk about mobile eLearning, we talk about portrait vs landscape, or designing for “mobile first.”. But the key to effective mobile training isn’t how it looks. Focussing on the user interface before considering the user experience is one of the main driver of mobile eLearning mistakes. Here are 3 of the most common mistakes people make — and how you can avoid them in your own mobile training.

How much does Mobile eLearning cost?

eFront

Mobile learning is the next big thing in the LMS/eLearning space. Because mobile learning is, essentially, publishing your eLearning courses as a mobile app (either web-based or native) costs for mobile learning will largely mirror costs for developing a general mobile app. Thus, for example, an eight page enterprise mobile app would take eight weeks. Did I forget any considerations for mobile learning costs?

Practical Mobile eLearning Today: Real Solutions for Creating mLearning for Your Organization Right Now, Part 1.

Adobe Captivate

Mobile Learning has become a hot-topic and therefore has been seriously laden with marketing and hype. The excitement is very understandable, but it also makes finding information about how to actually create mobile eLearning solutions (mLearning) all the more difficult. Today’s post is intended to help you cut through the hype and get down to [.]. Whats new

The Top 3 Mistakes People Make When Building Mobile eLearning

Lemonade

Too often when we talk about mobile eLearning, we talk about portrait vs landscape, or designing for “mobile first.”. But the key to effective mobile training isn’t how it looks. Focussing on the user interface before considering the user experience is one of the main driver of mobile eLearning mistakes. Here are 3 of the most common mistakes people make — and how you can avoid them in your own mobile training.

Making the most of mobile eLearning solutions

Aptara

Making the most of mobile eLearning solutions. The growing popularity of mobile devices has created additional opportunities for educators to explore new eLearning strategies. However, for content creators and course designers, there are a number of factors they should take into consideration when planning their materials for mobile use. You can't just put your desktop site on mobile. It's not a particularly good mobile experience.".

Mobile eLearning Design: How to Survive Your First mLearning Project by J.P. Medved

Learning Solutions Magazine

Emerging Topics Getting Started Management Mobile Learning Project Management Developing your first mLearning application is likely to present some new challenges, but planning ahead. will smooth your path to success! Here is a step-by-step guide to managing the process and the project.

Is Mobile Learning the Future—or Is It Already Here

eLearning Brothers

In November 1999, Elliott Masie coined the word "eLearning" at his TechLearn Conference at Disneyworld. In the 2000s, mobile devices ushered in a new buzzword: mLearning. mLearning mobile Mobile eLearning Resources Mobile Learning responsive designSince then, online training has exploded in popularity.

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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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iPhone Impacts Mobile eLearning

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

So what does this mean for Mobile Learning? Hey, why not use the voicemail system in the same way that we have intended to us podcasts for elearning? Perhaps we can drag 'n' drop those email files into garage band and make them part of a podcast, or mobile learning module. I hope to have Judy Brown, the queen of mobile learning, on an upcoming podcast to discuss this in more detail.

MOGOPOP iPod Mobile eLearning

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I just discovered MOGOPOP via Mark Oehlert at e-Clippings. Very cool! I've been talking with several people over the last few months about Podcasting, iPods, Treos, Web2.0, and MOGOPOP is the first that I've seen to truly GET the whole picture right.at least for the iPod format.

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Mobile Learning: How Advanced is your Organization?

Lambda Solutions

Mobile learning—if your organization hasn’t begun to think about it, research indicates that it’s time to start. Statistics from the PewResearch Internet Project tell us that as of January 2014, 90% of American adults own one or more cell phone, 58% of American adults own a smartphone and 42% of American adults own a tablet […] The post Mobile Learning: How Advanced is your Organization? Corporate Training Talent Management mobile e-learning mobile elearning mobile learning

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. As a result, mobile learning , or m-learning, has become an increasingly relevant component of all eLearning programs, and learning management systems in general. Benefits of Mobile Learning in the Workplace.

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4 Key Learning and Development Trends to Invest in for 2019

Absorb LMS

Mobile learning. In its experimental GoLearn initiative, Merrill Lynch deployed three compliance courses on computers and mobile devices. Mobile learning also can help employees with last-second training. Easy access to mobile learning can make the difference between a lead lost and a sale closed. The proliferation of mobile devices also allows you to create an ecosystem in which all employees and resellers can rapidly learn about new services and products.

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Docebo Launches Major Mobile App Feature Update Borne From Customer Ideas Portal

Docebo

Docebo’s award winning mobile app now supports course catalogs, in which learners can self-enroll, and deep linking. Despite a healthy learner appetite for mobile platforms that enable these experiences, more than a third of the learner population doesn’t have access to a mobile solution that truly connects with them. Course Catalogs Are Now Included Within The Mobile Experience. Mobile Deep Linking Now Available.

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How to Develop Mobile-Friendly eLearning Courses for Your Organization

Coreaxis

Mobile device usage is on the rise. That’s why eLearning courses must be developed with smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices in mind. Let’s discuss how to develop mobile-friendly courses that will engage your learners and help you reach your ultimate objectives. There are many things to consider when developing mobile-friendly eLearning courses. Today’s learners are busy, tech-savvy and always online. They must be able to learn anytime, anywhere.

eLBX Online Day 20 – The Benefits of Mobile Learning

eLearning Brothers

In this webinar, instructional designer Brandie Jenkins challenged us to look deeper at creative instructional design strategies for immersing learners in engaging and effective mobile learning experiences. To begin, Brandie polled attendees on what they thought of when they heard the phrase “mobile learning.” ” Here are some of the answers: Then Brandie outline the top 8 benefits of mobile learning.

JotYou - Location Based SMS mobile eLearning

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

This new little web app is very cool. You set up an SMS to be sent when the recipient enters a certain location area. Of course you define the area and who will get the msg when they enter that area. I love this stuff! That's probably why I like the idea of QR codes too. I can think of a lot things to do with it and they list some of them on their site. But how about welcome msgs for new hires when they get on your corporate campus. I'll let them explain how jotyou works.

eLBX Online Day 18 – Mobile Development in Captivate

eLearning Brothers

Adobe Captivate allows developers to create mobile learning courses for a multi-device world. eLearning Brothers developer Andrew Vass joined us today to demonstrate developing mobile learning in Captivate. Mobile Learning. Blog Conferences eLBX eLearning Featured Mobile eLearning Resources Resources adobe captivate breakpoints fluid boxes mLearning Mobile Learning responsive design

Enhance Your Mobile Learning Delivery with 7 Eye-openers.

G-Cube

With emerging technologies, mobile learning development is also becoming streamlined and budget-friendly. Keeping at par with the growing popularity of smartphones and mobile devices, users too are inclined to use these devices to do more, and this trend is likely to increase. They are also keen on accessing social networking sites and streaming or downloading video or audio content via smartphones and mobiles. How long does it take to go mobile?

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Making Mobile Learning Work – LearnX 2013 Panel Discussion Summary

G-Cube

I will be stating the obvious when I say that there is huge amount of interest in mobile learning across the globe. While the L&D teams and learning solution providers are quickly adapting themselves to these changes, most of have many questions around how to make best use of mobile learning. Majority agreed that just porting of content to mobile devices is not m-learning. Distractions while using mobile devices.

eLBX Online Day 17 – Mobile Development in Storyline

eLearning Brothers

In this webinar, Andrew Vass covered best practices for developing and publishing mobile-friendly training in Articulate Storyline 3 using the all-new responsive player. Publishing and deploying mobile-ready courses. Best practices for mobile development. Mobile Learning. Blog Conferences eLBX eLearning Featured Mobile eLearning Resources Resources mLearning Mobile Learning responsive design

eLBX Online Day 19 – Mobile Development in Lectora

eLearning Brothers

In a mobile-friendly world, eLearning development is becoming increasingly complicated. In this webinar, developer Andrew Vass demonstrated Lectora’s Responsive Course Design feature and showed the process used by eLearning Brothers to create templates that can be customized for optimal viewing on multiple devices and browser sizes. Mobile development in Lectora enables you to design and reposition for each breakpoint view. Mobile Learning.

Why Employees Adapt Faster to Mobile Learning Than eLearning

Content Raven

The advent of eLearning , meaning the original delivery of courses and other educational material via computer, was not something to which employees easily adjusted to. mobile elearning mobile learning learning microlearningEmployees, who are accustomed to learning in a classroom setting with lecturers in front of them, can feel a little isolated and inadequate when they started to learn alone in the computer age.

Mobile eLearning Virtual Worlds, Environments, and Serious Games

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

One comment that was tweeted mentioned a need for VWs to begin making their way onto mobile devises. What DOES matter is seeing that it is possible to have a virtual environment on a mobile device. I'm not saying that learning content will NEVER get created, but the adoption will be slow within corporate elearning. During the 3DTLC conference I was watching the twitter streams of @moehlert and @koreenolbrish (and others).