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. The Definition of M-Learning.

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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. Videos are easy to share and access on mobiles and tablets.

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Barriers to Implementing Mobile Learning

Dashe & Thomson

The ones that you wish you could call back and place deep in the confines of your brain, as far away from consciousness as possible: “In my next blog I’ll discuss some of the challenges related to mobile learning development, and suggest some solutions.” The post Barriers to Implementing Mobile Learning appeared first on Social Learning Blog. mobile learning barriersOh, those fateful words.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. Fortunately, most human behaviour is learned observationally through modelling; from observing others one forms an idea of how new behaviours are performed, and on later occasions this coded information serves as a guide for action.” ” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “

Mobile Learning Development at Upside

Upside Learning

With our focus on mobile learning, we’re constantly attempting to address the multifarious platforms in the mobile technology space. While this is a common and accepted paradigm on computers, its still relatively novel for mobile devices. Mobile devices in the past came with fixed features that couldn’t be altered, and a user had to make do with the functionality that shipped with the device.

How To Take Your Mobile Learning Experience To The Next Level

Docebo

There is little doubt about the value of mobile learning , especially with Millennials and Gen Z now making up the majority of the workforce. In fact, over 70% of millennials say that they connect more with mobile learning than L&D activities delivered via desktop or formal methods and many learning technology companies have responded with mobile apps. A mobile app is only part of delivering an incredible mobile learning experience.

5 Ways Mobile Learning Can Enhance Your Course

LearnDash

By making online education mobile, instructors have a new opportunity to engage learners. Learning apps have become their own, special sub-genre—as well they should. And in doing so, it doesn’t just make the learning experience more convenient; it makes it better. Social learning. While I’ve used various language learning apps on my computer for online tutoring, most of these don’t give me much practice writing sentences.

How Mobile Apps Can Act as Social Learning Tools

Origin Learning

Social learning and mobile learning have a lot in common. After all, what do we use mobiles mostly for? Instant messaging, e-mails, texts, social media interactions- all of these have become an inseparable part of our lives ever since the smartphone revolution has taken place. A lot of social learning is already happening on the mobile platform. Similarly, mobiles are being used by everyone, everywhere.

Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

How different this type of modern information transmission is from that of centuries past when behaviors and theories were learned by observation and practice. In other words, learning has gone from being informal and organic to formal and structured. Employees Learn Best When They Learn Informally. Informal learning is the polar opposite of formal learning. In the article What Is Informal Learning? , Informal Learning Need Not Be Unintentional.

4 Reasons Why Mobile Learning is the Future

TOPYX LMS

Company decision makers and eLearning experts are finding that mobile learning is the future of L&D/corporate training. 4 Reasons Why Mobile Learning is the Future of L&D/Corporate Training. For multiple reasons, mobile learning is the future of L&D/corporate training. This is because mobile learning…. These leaders are discovering that mobile learning shortens the length of time it takes to thoroughly train an employee.

Our Favorite Things About Mobile Learning

TOPYX LMS

Mobile learning is a multi-beneficial delivery of learning that is utilized by nearly every mid- to large-size company. This is not the first time we’ve mentioned the benefits of mobile learning, and it probably won’t be the last since more and more of mLearning’s benefits are being discovered as it is further developed. We think the benefits of mobile learning are so rich and vital to any organization that they are worth revisiting on occasion. .

Learning Lab Part 1 Wrap-up: 5 Social Learning Lessons

Bottom-Line Performance

learning lab experiment. Talk about self-directed learning! Part of social learning is that the “teacher” learns too. We know what we are good at and love using our expertise, but there is always more to learn. And boy, did we learn a ton from putting this game together! Social learning platforms enable facilitators to respond to the needs of learners in a more immediate, direct fashion. Well, that was fun.

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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.

20 Incredible Mobile Learning Quotes

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “Mobile phones are misnamed. THE JOURNEY: We love mobile learning, and are excited about its potential, not just for learning, but also for performance support! We also love sharing, and have been trying to reflect on some of the great learnings that we had been having throughout this wonderful journey through our blog posts with the learning community. One of the skills in creating e-learning courses was the story-telling dimension.

This Week on #TalkTech: Cisco and Social Learning, Simplifying #mLearning and Fantasy Elements in Learning Games

Bottom-Line Performance

Topic 1: How does Cisco combine social learning and games with traditional learning tools? They were ahead of the curve when it comes to social learning and game based learning when they launched their “Cisco Learning Network” in 2008. It blends all sorts of learning tools together: Discussion boards sit alongside certification programs. What do you think makes the Cisco Learning Network a great tool?

Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? As support, Anderson provides examples in which exceptional performers (elite dancers, TED Conference speakers), learn from their counterparts around the world by watching them online. Because video is, apparently, a perfect manifestation of social learning theory.

7 Reasons Social Media Boosts Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

There are good reasons why companies should use Facebook as a means of promoting social learning. Too many business owners don’t take advantage of this free social media network out of fear that employees will abuse their social media privileges. As a result, entire companies miss out on all of Facebook’s social learning benefits. Like social media, social media learning is a relatively new idea.

Social Learning – A Transformational Shift in Workplace Learning

Origin Learning

“How do I make my team work better by letting them learn the skills they need?”. This is the primary question that L&D managers seek to address when embarking upon workplace learning programs in their organization. Time and again we have stressed, why organizations that have a strong culture of learning are more likely to achieve their organizational goals and remain profitable. Understanding Social Learning Theory. Facebook, LinkedIn, and Learning Socially.

21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Instructional designers need to run, not walk, away from classroom-thinking and get to the point of providing short, quick business focused learning points that are easily accessible when and where our learners need them. THE JOURNEY: We, like many out there, are of the view that, though most learning designers possess good levels of skills around the traditional training (formal learning) area, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas.

3 Reasons Companies Need Mobile Learning

TOPYX LMS

What did you discover is on the horizon for online learning trends in 2016? No doubt you noticed mention of gamification, automation, big data , and, last but definitely not least, mobile learning. What Exactly Is Mobile Learning? Most eLearning buffs know the ins and outs of mobile learning. For those less familiar with it, mobile learning implies eLearning courses are easy­to­access on mobile platforms.

DoceboInspire Award Winners: Best use of Social Learning and Best Achievement in Mobile Learning

Docebo

In the spirit of this, we’re putting the spotlight on this year’s DoceboInspire Award winners to showcase how they elevated their learning strategies. Today, we’re focusing on the winners of two categories – Best use of Social Learning and Best Achievement in Mobile Learning – Cineplex and ASM Assembly Systems, and how they used the Docebo Learning Platform to reach their goals. Cineplex – Best use of Social Learning.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – April 2016

TOPYX LMS

Improve learning and learning management experiences. Accessible via the Salesforce1 Mobile App. We are focused on bringing solutions to our clients that make learning management easier and more valuable. The ability to easily integrate data between TOPYX LMS with the world’s leading CRM (customer relationship management) software, Salesforce, will allow many clients to enhance the efficiency and control over their learning programs,” states Alfred R.

20 INCREDIBLE MOBILE LEARNING QUOTES

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “Mobile phones are misnamed. They should be called gateways to human knowledge. ” – Ray Kurzweil THE JOURNEY: We love mobile learning, and are excited about its potential, not just for learning, but also for performance support! We also love sharing, and have been trying to reflect on some of the great learnings that we had been having throughout this wonderful journey through our blog posts with the learning community.

Make eLearning Effective with these Top Mobile Learning Platforms 

Hurix Digital

Mobile Learning or m-Learning has brought about a revolution in the eLearning industry. From educational institutions to enterprises – every organization is making use of mobile learning platforms to make learning fun and effective. Why Mobile Learning Platforms? As your employees work as a team, it is also important that they learn as a team. Unlike other eLearning courses, m-Learning offers information in bite-sized content.

7 Mobile Learning Apps You Need to Know About

Growth Engineering

There was a time when trainers were the guardians of knowledge, but since the dawn of the internet, it’s never been easier for learners to forge their own learning paths. Since informal learning is now the future of L&D, learning managers need to rethink their role. They need to act more like learning facilitators and point their learners in the right direction. Here are a few mobile learning apps to help make learning that little bit easier.

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer

Learnnovators

It is exciting to be part of the learning revolution happening around us, with new learning paradigms and technologies emerging on a daily basis. Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt to most of these changes. However, some of the shifts may require us to move beyond the traditional definitions of ‘learning’. Course design (formal learning blended with the right mix of informal and social learning).

A Little More Conversation – Building a Dynamic Social Learning Space

B Online Learning

I discuss how to create memorable conversations in your learning space and also provide some tips for e-gardening. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development Facilitating eLearning Informal Learning Mobile Learning Social Media If you missed my presentation at LearnX this year don’t worry. I have built my presentation using Articulate Replay.

#SLCONF 2012–Social Learning in action

Lars is Learning

Last Thursday I attended the #SLCONF Social Learning Conference in London. It 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. social networking social media social learning mobile learning #SLCONF motivation

Mobile Learning: e-learningnext

ID Reflections

Why Mobile Learning The strongest Value Proposition for mobile learning comes from connecting people with ideas, information, and each other—anytime, anywhere! Ten years back, Clark Quinn’s statement about mobile learning seemed wishful thinking. Today, mobile learning is no longer a buzzword. The rapid and unforeseen increase of mobile device adoption from Blackberry to iPad 2. Surge in social media adoption and participation 4.

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Hey, That's Social Learning! | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Hey, That’s Social Learning! by Jolene on December 14, 2010 in social learning Recently I witnessed a fabulous and fascinating display of social learning – a high school chamber music concert. These kids really get social learning!

4 Reasons Why Mobile Learning is the Future

TOPYX LMS

Company decision makers and eLearning experts are finding that mobile learning is the future of L&D/corporate training. 4 Reasons Why Mobile Learning is the Future of L&D/Corporate Training. For multiple reasons, mobile learning is the future of L&D/corporate training. This is because mobile learning…. These leaders are discovering that mobile learning shortens the length of time it takes to thoroughly train an employee.

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Kirkpatrick Revisited by Barbara on April 18, 2011 in Instructional Design After I finished my post a few weeks ago on Reevaluating Evaluation , I found out that Donald Kirkpatrick , the granddaddy of the Four Levels of Evaluation, was taking a farewell tour before his retirement and would be presenting a workshop at the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD) in Minneapolis.

Day 2 mobile learning conference #MLearncon: Trends day

Challenge to Learn

The first three sessions I attended were about trends in Mobile and the other two (user generated content and ten mobile start-ups to watch) are also trendy. Three perspectives on making mobile e-Learning work. Geoff is head of innovation at Tribal an e-Learning company from the UK. Mobile learning is here to stay and is developing rapidly, at least the technology and platforms are. MLearning is not a replacement of e-learning.

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Mobile Learning – 5 Common Mistakes You Should Avoid

Wizcabin

One of the benefits of mobile learning is that it helps to make training easy – by reducing the cost and time of moving to a classroom. Apart from that, it helps instructors to deliver accessible learning and empowers learners to study on the go, at their convenience. M-learning is a big deal in L&D, and many instructors are taking advantage of it to engage their employees to acquire new skills. Mobile app analytics & Feedback.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them. ILT vs. WBT vs. informal learning).

Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Re-evaluating Evaluation by Barbara on March 16, 2011 in Project Management/Project Delivery For years, I have dutifully included a description of Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Learning Evaluation in every proposal for every company I have worked with. Some companies will use “Level 2: Learning” to measure whether the learners have mastered the training course content.

21 BRILLIANT RESOURCES FOR UP-SKILLING LEARNING DESIGNERS (FOR THE INFORMAL & SOCIAL LEARNING AGE)

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Instructional designers need to run, not walk, away from classroom-thinking and get to the point of providing short, quick business focused learning points that are easily accessible when and where our learners need them. This is mainly because designing informal and social learning experiences for workplaces demands a diverse and unique set of qualities. What are some of the useful resources available on this subject that could benefit learning professionals?

Why is a Social Learning platform important for business?

Paradiso

There are many times in our life when we are having a good time and we think we couldn’t possibly be learning anything but we actually are. The simple act of observation means that we are taking in and absorbing information, which in turn means that it constitutes learning. This is, in essence, how social learning works. Most of our adult behavior was learned through simply watching our parents or family. The new face of Social Learning.

Social Learning can help you Sell Better – Here’s How

G-Cube

Many of the forward looking corporate are now beginning to warm up to social learning within their networks. With the easy availability and affordability mobile devices, social learning can now be delivered through mobile phones, smart phones or tablets. The added advantage of the mobile platform provides accessibility of social learning for learners – anytime and anywhere. The Social Learning Solution.

Mobile Learning: What the Experts are Saying

Growth Engineering

The world of online learning is getting jolly carried away at the potential mobile learning has to offer, but why? You’d be a damn fool not to ask, ‘Why is mobile learning something that my online learning strategy needs?”. Well we’re not interested in creating another zombie that follows the crowd, we want you to be a learning superhero! So, without further ado, let’s see what the experts have to say on mobile learning….