Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar

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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.

5 Ways to Take Advantage of Mobile Learning Functionality

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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.

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What is Mobile Learning? (M-Learning)

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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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How Millennials Connect to Mobile Learning

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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.

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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. learning.

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.

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.

Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– How it Can Benefit Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

On Feb 15, 2010, at Mobile World Congress 2010, Adobe announced Adobe AIR for mobile devices, a consistent runtime for standalone applications which is an outcome of Adobe initiated Open-Screen project. Mobile device platforms are diversified – from screen sizes to the operating-systems driving the devices. M obile developers won’t need to learn specialized code each time to port their solutions on different devices. -

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.

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.

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’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.

How Mobile Learning Apps Revolutionized The Education Sector

Dan Keckan

In this article, we are going to explain the key ways innovative and cutting-edge mobile technologies are transforming education and learning. Mobile Learning Learning Solutions Learning Technologies Mobile Application

4 Insights about Mobile Learning

Origin Learning

Smartphones, phablets and tablets – essentially all mobile devices have given birth to a new generation of people: the mobile natives. Their previous counterparts – the digital natives too are rapidly making the shift to mobile devices for almost everything on the go. The thought behind this is – “Why go through the trouble of starting a bigger device when a mobile device can provide contextual support at the touch of a screen?”. Prepare for decentralized learning.

9 Surprising Mobile Learning Facts

LearnDash

This post is along the same lines, except in relation to mobile learning (often referred to as “mlearning”). Mobile learning is hot right now, and it will only continue to gain in popularity – as evident by its growth in various sectors, such as in K-12 education. The mobile learning facts below, originally shared by Vantage Path, further demonstrate the vast use of mobile learning and the expectations in the years to come.

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].

How to Use Mobile Learning to Drive Employee Engagement

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Mobile Learning LMS Technology Employee TrainingEmployee disengagement is a battle that companies across all industries are fighting. Each year, at least $500 billion is lost to employee disengagement, with an estimated 20% of employees considered “actively unengaged.”

How can Mobile Learning Boost Employee Morale during COVID-19 Pandemic?

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They are shifting towards adopting mobile learning solutions to contribute to the efforts to cope with the pandemic. As work from home is the new normal, companies have adopted a mobile-driven approach to keep their employees engaged and connected, while maintaining social distancing. Implementing mobile-led corporate e-Learning solutions as a part of the L&D strategy is not merely an option, but a necessity for every industry.

7 Random Mobile Learning Stats

LearnDash

If you have been around elearning for any amount of time, you have likely heard about mobile learning (also referred to as “mlearning”). Essentially, elearning is “mobile”, but we define the two differently primarily when it comes to the device being used to view course content. For simplicity sake, you can think of mobile learning as anything taking place on a tablet or smartphone. Mobile learning is motivating.

5 Must-Read Mobile Learning Articles

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While the term “elearning” generally encompasses all electronic learning channels, in recent years people have made it a point to make a distinction of mobile learning (sometimes called mlearning). This sub-sector of elearning is constantly growing given the way people rely upon mobile devices in their everyday lives. Technology such as smartphones and tablets are a driving force behind the mobile learning industry. mobile learning

Mobile Learning in Africa Facts

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At this point it isn’t a secret that mobile learning (also referred to as ‘mlearning’) is projected to grow over the foreseeable future. A simple trip the store will provide all the evidence you need that people prefer mobile devices for entertainment and learning. All over the world mobile learning is growing in popularity. By 2020, the African mobile market is expected to grow to roughly $234 billion (a CAGR of 21.27%).

Designing Mobile Learning Solutions

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With so much of our lives lived “on the go”, mobile learning has acquired a new paradigm. If designed correctly, mLearning can save time while providing just-in-time learning opportunities. However, to be successful, mobile learning solutions should not simply aspire to become classroom lectures on a tablet or smartphone. Design for your Organization: Not every organization will have current technologies that support mobile learning solutions.

How AI Chatbots Are Changing Mobile Learning

TOPYX LMS

Chatbots, which are the hottest technology trend at the moment, are changing the way companies do business and individuals interact with their mobile devices. As a result, they are changing how mobile learning works. eLearning LMS Mobile Learning chatbotThe global AI chatbot market is expected to reach an astounding $1.23 billion by 2025.¹

Mobile Learning in the Modern Classroom

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Mobile learning’s on the rise, and for good reason. Mobile technology, once a luxury, has become commonplace in our lives. Mobile Virtual Classroom Mobile Learning Modern ClassroomWe bank, read, socially interact, and more from a device that fits in the palm of our hand. The Jetsons imagined a similar future, but did corporate training?

The Essentials of Mobile Learning

Origin Learning

We have reached a stage where mobile is no longer the future of learning. Smartphones signify the present and play a significant role in learning today. Be it learning at the workplace, higher education, or K-12, smartphones and the app-ecosystem have truly revolutionized the way L&D practitioners and educators approach learning. How Smartphones Dominate Workplace Learning? The mobile learning market is set to grow to $37.60

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.

Mobile Learning Poised to Dominate

LearnDash

At this point everyone in the elearning industry takes mobile learning seriously, and with good reason. Mobile learning is on the rise and looks like it will be for the foreseeable future. This is especially true given the increase use and accessibility of mobile devices. If this many people use smartphones then it only makes sense that we create “smartphone friendly” learning content. mlearning mobile learning

Creating a Mobile Learning Library With Modern Technologies

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Why can’t e-learning be as easy to create as a website? Mobile Learning e-Learning Authoring Tools Steve Lee HTML5By Steve Lee , Co-Founder/ Strategic Relationship Manager. These days, creating and maintaining a website is a breeze — once you understand your audience, your message, your content and the best way to treat all of them.

Making the Move to Mobile Learning

InSync Training

We know our modern learners use mobile devices daily. As learning practitioners, there’s an expectation that we will adapt to and support this new way of life through our training programs. Thanks to blended learning , we can support this new vision for the digital age. Rather than transitioning traditional learning events to exclusively mobile delivery, we have the ability to transition portions of our content to an on-the-go treatment when appropriate.

10 Technological Advances That Will Impact The Future Of Mobile Learning At Workplace

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In today’s modern era, technology has transformed the world in ways that are unimaginable. Mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets permeate our daily life, imparting incredible access to latest information and communication. With digitization, functionality of these devices is improving, along with their potential to support learning in innovative ways. Technological Advances Driving the Trend of Mobile Learning. Experiential learning.

Join Me for a 6-Part Course on Mobile Learning

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Clark Quinn has been involved in the design, development, and/or evaluation of a wide variety of educational technologies for over 30 years.

Tools For Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

Upside is doing a fair bit of mobile learning development and we blog about it regularly. I want to share some tools which may assist you in developing mobile learning applications. Tools to develop Native applications: SDK provided for mobile device. It requires MIDP/JVM on mobile device. Each mobile device has some variation in implementing MIDP profile. In the process of development, we are often forced to explore the various tools available.

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.”. OnlineColleges.net came to the rescue with their post The 10 Biggest Downsides to Mobile Learning. To my mind this is the single biggest impediment to developing workable mobile learning.

10 Golden Rules to Optimize Your E-learning Content For Mobile Learning

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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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Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

Global mobile data traffic grew 69 percent in 2014 and was nearly 30 times the size of the entire global Internet in 2000. Mobile video traffic exceeded 50 percent of total mobile data traffic for the first time in 2012. Mobile network (cellular) connection speeds grew 20 percent in 2014. These are just some excerpts from Cisco’s Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update for 2014 to 2019, but they clearly prove a point.

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Mobile Learning: A Manager’s Guide

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Enders published Manager’s Guide to Mobile Learning some three years ago and it is still a relevant read today. Brenda will be presenting a webinar on creating practical strategy for mobile learning as part of our monthly eLearning Thought Leaders Series. In preparation for this event on March 28 th , I gave her book a re-read and would like to share some of the highlights here: Benefits of Mobile Learning; Provide performance support, especially for millennials.

Influence of Mobile Learning is Growing

LearnDash

True mobile learning has been around for close to a decade, right around the time when the first smartphone and tablet (Apple) wereintroduced and opened up a new world of possibilities for training and education. Enough time has gone by where today’s youth is exposed to mobile devices from the day that they are born, and as such they are very much accustomed to using it for both learning and entertainment. ed tech mlearning mobile learning