Lars is Learning

Have chance, will learn

Lars is Learning

EdSurge reported this great story from Ethiopia that demonstrates further the power of the motivated learner: HAVE CHANCE, WILL LEARN: Amazing preliminary results reported by One Laptop Per Child around a bold experiment happening in rural Ethiopia. education mobile learning m-learning

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#SLCONF 2012–Social Learning in action

Lars is Learning

Last Thursday I attended the #SLCONF Social Learning Conference in London. social networking social media social learning mobile learning #SLCONF motivationIt largely practiced what it preached – in that it proved to be a highly social discussion and effective forum for sharing ideas and experiences with an experienced group of professionals and practitioners. Good use was made of alternative formats and seeding conversation between groups.

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Mobile learning – keep taking the tablets

Lars is Learning

There is growing excitement with a new class of mobile device hitting the streets over the next few months – the electronic tablet. Most of the buzz is about Apple coming out with what’s dubbed the “iTablet” that essentially would be a larger screened iPhone or iPod Touch. Some enterprising people have mocked up images of what it could look like: But several other vendors are beating Apple

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Augmenting reality - technology is going invisible

Lars is Learning

Here's my article, just published on Trainingzone as the headline story, exploring how augmented reality and mobile technology promise to radically improve learning effectiveness. Tags: trainingzone e-learning gesture technology augmented reality kinect mobile learning performance support

New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions

Mobile Learning goes large in 2008

Lars is Learning

Here's another sign that the barriers to anytime, anywhere learning are falling indicated in this report in the Financial Times: "After years of false dawns for operators, the use of mobile phones for web surfing is on the verge of becoming widespread in Europe and the US, and iPhone research by O2 shows the device is acting as an important catalyst for such activity."

Black Swans - Barriers to Effective Learning

Lars is Learning

Here's an article I wrote a few weeks back for Learning Technologies magazine which has just been published. It's a fairly long post but if you make it to the end I would welcome your comments. == When unpredictable change becomes the only constant, learning on your own terms is an essential survival skill in these turbulent times, says Lars Hyland.

Tagging Reality - Enkin has huge learning potential

Lars is Learning

Great submission for the upcoming Google Android mobile platform. The rather dense description is: "Enkin" introduces a new handheld navigation concept. It displays location-based content in a unique way that bridges the gap between reality and classic map-like representations. It combines GPS, orientation sensors, 3D graphics, live video, several web services, and a novel user interface into an

Location based learning

Lars is Learning

Check out the video for a feel for the service - it's especially well integrated with Google maps and a whole range of mobile phones. Jotyou is a location based messaging service for your phone. It basically allows you to send messages to friends which are received when they enter a specified geographical area. Now the main focus of the service at present is on getting messages to people to come

Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar

Bottom-Line Performance

I had the opportunity to interview Mayra Aixa Villar , instructional designer and thought leader in the mobile learning space. Mayra has authored articles for ASTD and Learning Solutions Magazine and writes frequently on her personal blog. If you are interested in where mobile learning is headed, or in how mobile learning is different from “regular eLearning,” read on! There are also many misconceptions around mobile.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

7 Essentials Of A Successful Mobile Learning Strategy

Dan Keckan

Broadly defined, mobile learning can happen anywhere, anytime, on any mobile device. To deploy mobile learning successfully, you’ll need to make that broad definition very specific to your organization and users. Here are 7 essentials to create a successful mobile learning strategy. Mobile Learning eLearning Content Development eLearning Design Tips Mobile Learning Benefits Mobile Learning Design

5 Ways to Take Advantage of Mobile Learning Functionality

LearnDash

Mobile learning isn’t just a way to make courses more accessible—it’s a way to deliver better learning content. After all, most of them are also creating content on their desktop, and it’s a space learners traditionally turn to when they search for new learning content.

4 Mobile Learning Challenges For L&D Managers To Consider

Dan Keckan

Mobile learning is an exciting addition to the L&D toolbox. Keep these potential issues in mind before launching your mobile learning initiative. Mobile Learning Corporate Learning And Development eLearning Challenges Mobile Learning BenefitsBut there are challenges associated with its use. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

8 Responsive Design Techniques To Optimize Mobile Learning

Dan Keckan

eLearning Design and Development eLearning Design Tips eLearning Development Best Practices Mobile Learning Design Responsive eLearning DesignDesigning for any and every possible device can be somewhat intimidating. Here are 8 tips to help you navigate the process for developing a responsive web application, tool, or course. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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. across the learning experience1.

How Millennials Connect to Mobile Learning

LearnDash

Mobile learning provides a prime opportunity to connect with Millennial audiences. It’s been several years now since mobile online activity surpassed that of desktop usage. This means you should go through your courses carefully to be sure they function well on mobile.

5 Reasons Mobile Learning Rocks

LearnDash

Mobile learning use is quickly on the rise and with good reason: we use mobile devices more than traditional laptops. This essentially means that the elearning market needs to adapt and begin catering to the mobile learning experience. Some may even contend that elearning should be developed with a “mobile learning first” approach. But why is mobile learning quickly becoming the biggest thing in digital learning experiences?

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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Mobile Learning: Taking Learning Where They Are

JCA Solutions

Mobile Learning is Not Just the Latest Fad. In Training, Learning, and Development there are trends that come and trends that go. There is growing evidence that mobile learning is not any of those things. Mobile Learning is Not Just Another Name for eLearning. One of the best quick and easy descriptions I have heard is that mobile learning is “ learning on the go “ That’s pretty accurate as far as it goes.

10 Mobile Learning Solutions

Ed App

With the widespread use of smartphones, mobile learning gives an innovative avenue for supplemental training, making it the future of learning. Mobile learning solutions offer: . Learning progress is saved (performance support). Gamified learning.

5 Ways Using Mobile Learning Creates High Performing Teams

Infopro Learning

This article explores today’s workforce training challenges and outlines how mobile learning drives high engagement and productivity. We’re working longer hours across time zones, we’re producing more and with the availability of mobile devices, we’re always on. A recent study shows that the average American checks their smartphone 80 times a day [1] on average and 70% of on-the-go teams will complete business tasks on their mobile as the workload online increases. [2].

5 Common Mistakes You Should Avoid While Designing Your Mobile Learning Course

Dan Keckan

The emergence of mobile technology has brought about so many benefits to different industries, including L&D. No wonder instructors are making use of mobile learning to create interactive and engaging courses for their learners. Mobile Learning Accessible eLearning Corporate Learning And Development eLearning Design Mobile Learning Design

How to Deliver Mobile Learning For Remote Employees During COVID-19

TOPYX LMS

Also, some employees may see that logging onto the company learning management system (LMS) is easier to do from work where desktop computers abound. At home, they will likely have personal devices, such as a PC and smartphone, to learn on. Mobile Learning Remote Learning COVID-19

Designing Mobile Learning Content: Getting Started

Origin Learning

After getting enough inspiration from the current trends and stats about mobile learning , the obvious next question that must be bothering you is – where and how to start? Just like with any new project, a mobile learning implementation program needs a thorough assessment of the current training situation and the tools being used to deliver training. This stage involves writing one-line objectives that will form separate m-learning modules.

Mobile Learning is Here to Stay and Here’s Why

KnowledgeCity

As the popularity and prevalence of mobile devices continues to skyrocket, mobile learning is now far more than an industry buzzword. Mobile Learning for a Mobile World. In October, unique mobile Internet users hit the 3.9 As of April, mobile internet traffic accounted for 51.2 Whether your employees are just down the hall or halfway around the world, they are increasingly relying on mobile technology to get things done at work.

Focus On Skills Training: 5 Mobile Learning Trends To Follow

Dan Keckan

Catering to beginners and experts alike, mobile apps can be used to deliver skill-based training programs making learning on-the-go a reality! Explore 5 mobile learning trends that will enhance your skill training.

How Mobile Learning is Changing the Educational Landscape

Hurix Digital

Technology today is turning the old learning techniques on their head, unearthing several new dimensions of learning for students. Smart devices and mobile phones have completely taken over our lives, right from entertainment and communication, to the way we learn.

Benefits And Challenges Of Mobile Learning

Dan Keckan

Certainly, you'll agree with us that the usage of mobile devices is on a continuous rise in today's world. Mobile Learning Mobile Application Mobile Learning Benefits Mobile Learning Trends

Mobile Learning To Overcome Skills Training Challenges To Maximize ROI

Dan Keckan

Mobile learning solutions offer the perfect recipe to combat challenges in skills training and boost training ROI. Mobile Learning eLearning eBooks eLearning ROI Mobile Learning Benefits Mobile Learning Design Mobile Learning Software Skills Development

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Advantages of Mobile Learning For On-boarding and Induction Training

Swift eLearning Services

The on-boarding training served with Mobile learning which is tailored to their needs as it should be engaging and motivating as well.

Mobile Learning: More than just Mobile + Learning

Dashe & Thomson

Mobile learning seems to be creating a lot of excitement in the learning community these days. For example, according to a report published by Ambient Insight Research, the US market for mobile learning products and services reached $958.7 They cite a “perfect storm” of catalysts that are driving the adoption of mobile learning, including: The increase in number of content distribution channels (such as App stores). mobile learning mobile devices

Mobile Learning: Why Now?

Learning Solutions Magazine

Mobile Learning: Why Now? sarah-mercier. Thu, 07/23/2020 - 01:00

Mobile Learning’s Upward Trend

LearnDash

Mobile learning is on the rise as well. While it can be easy to attribute the growth of mobile learning to one or two things, the reality is that a combination of factors are driving the upward trend. Cultural norms around mobile technology, learning remotely, and accessibility expectations all influence the industry. Companies and universities further the growth by adding mobile learning compatible learning to their programs.

The Mobile Learning Shift

LearnDash

Mobile Training on the Rise. With the increase in bring-your-device-to-work programs, there has been a similar rise in mobile video based training. There are a variety of reasons for this, but mainly because of the following benefits: Cost-Savings – Organizations are realizing over 70% cost savings from reducing iteration time to create new features, and lower software costs from switching to a mobile-compatible platform. mlearning mobile learning

Mobile Learning : Ringtone Getting Louder

Origin Learning

Mobile devices are riding a new wave. With consumer adoption growing exponentially, learning managers are looking at newer ways to capture the favoritism that mobile devices enjoy to convert them into a medium of just-in-time learning.

Mobile Learning Stats You Should Know

LearnDash

Mobile learning is driving the growth of the elearning industry. It means we can take learning “on the go” No longer are we confined to a laptop for online training. mobile learning market is expected to reach around $2.1 The reason for mobile learning’s popularity is clearly device driven, but also due to the massive app market. Mobile learning will grow in the coming years as well. mobile learning