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. The mobile retail market is currently outpacing mLearning.

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. Mobile eLearning templates represent the pinnacle of user control.

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 Top 11 Tools for Mobile eLearning Development


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.

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. In the same way, we should always be learning and improving our knowledge and skill sets with mobile training.

5 Tips for Improving Responsive Design in Mobile eLearning


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.

Why Mobile eLearning is on the Rise


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). .

The Top 3 Mistakes People Make When Building Mobile eLearning


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. Simulating complex tasks on mobile phones is extremely difficult.

Why you need a Mobile eLearning Program


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Mobile eLearning for Retail-Best Practices


Mobile learning for retail is turning out to be one of the most valuable retail training tools ever introduced. In this article, we will take a closer look at how you can make the most out of your. click link to visit website for full episode, links, other content and more!].

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

How much does Mobile eLearning cost?


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.

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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 [.].

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.

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.

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

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 least for the iPod format.

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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.

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. Corporate Training Talent Management mobile e-learning mobile elearning mobile learning

5 Mobile Learning Pitfalls To Avoid

Upside Learning

Having worked with several organizations over the last 4 years, trying to get their mobile learning initiatives off the ground, we’ve learnt about some of the common pitfalls to avoid. Thinking mLearning is ‘eLearning on mobile’ In my view this is probably the biggest mistake […]. Mobile Learning eLearning on mobile eLearning On Tablets

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.

How to Develop Mobile-Friendly eLearning Courses for Your Organization


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.

Enhance Your Mobile Learning Delivery with 7 Eye-openers.


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.

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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 microlearning

Making Mobile Learning Work – LearnX 2013 Panel Discussion Summary


I will be stating the obvious when I say that there is huge amount of interest in mobile learning across the globe. Majority agreed that just porting of content to mobile devices is not m-learning. Distractions while using mobile devices.

Celebrating 50 eLearning Best Practices

eLearning Brothers

This article marks my fiftieth publication on the eLearning Brothers blog. Come follow along this summary post where I highlight the top 50 eLearning best practices and insights I’ve covered over the past year. Use eLearning templates to minimize the amount of repetitive work.

Template Tuesday: In the Mood to Play “Deal or No Deal”? Try this!

eLearning Brothers

Beat the Banker is a fun eLearning game template for Articulate Storyline that will appeal to fans of modern game shows. The game is also SCORM compliant and optimized for digital interfaces, so say hello to excellent eLearning games on the go. appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

Flashy Lectora Animations Without Using Flash

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But what if you want to access your course work on mobile devices? You can also check out our collection of Lectora Templates in the eLearning Brothers Template Library. The post Flashy Lectora Animations Without Using Flash appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

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Free eLearning Game Template for Edge Animate

eLearning Brothers

Need a free eLearning Game Template made in Adobe Edge Animate for your eLearning course? The Explorer eLearning Game Template is great for a learner that wants to explore their surroundings. Free eLearning Game Template for Edge Animate.

Quick Tip for Developing for Mobile Devices in Lectora

eLearning Brothers

Radio buttons and checkboxes can be pretty small on a mobile device such as an iPad and not ideal for touch functionality. The post Quick Tip for Developing for Mobile Devices in Lectora appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

4 Mobile Lectora Templates for Responsive Course Design

eLearning Brothers

The past couple decades have been revolutionary in regards to technology, and eLearning has surely been along for the ride. As our computers get more and more mobile, exciting possibilities are opened up for computer-based training.

6 Elements Every Mobile Learning Game Should Have

eLearning Brothers

There are essential elements that every mobile learning game should have. Here are the six elements every mobile learning game should have: 1. If you use eLearning Brothers games you’ll notice the first slide is always the logo and the second slide is the instructions slide.

Mlearn conference preview: #MLearncon scores 2.375 on the ‘Spiro index’!

Challenge to Learn

An early post on MLearncon in San Diego, the eLearning Guild conference on Mobile learning. This will be my fourth major eLearning conference of 2014 (Learning Technology London, Learning Solutions Orlando, ASTD ICE Washington, and now Mlearncon in San Diego).

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Detecting Mobile Platforms the Smart Way for Lectora

eLearning Brothers

Lectora has some great features to take learning off the desktop and on the road, such as dynamic templates for mobile layout, but one of the more interesting ways is the ability to check the platform type as a condition for an action.

How to Insert eLearning Cutout People Videos in Captivate 8

eLearning Brothers

I’m going to show you how to use our eLearning Cutout People Videos in Adobe Captivate 8. We also are going to a Melanie from the eLearning Template Library. Insert eLearning Cutout People Videos into a Blank Project. Get eLearning Cutout People.

Mobile Games for Moodle

eLearning Brothers

Are you looking for HTML 5 (mobile friendly) games that work in Moodle? We now have 20+ games available that work in Moodle and on your mobile devices. View our eLearning Brothers Moodle site to see the games in action. pull it up on your mobile device/tablet to test it out.)

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Create Awesome eLearning Games (Flash and HTML 5)

eLearning Brothers

Want to create and use awesome eLearning games in your courses? Here at eLearning Brothers we have lots of games for you to use. There are 2 different ways to access our games: eLearning Template Library and the Interaction Builder. Option 1: eLearning Template Library.

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