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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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.

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.

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.

Adapt a Mobile eLearning App to your training programs and increase the engagement of your students

Paradiso

In the educational field, Mobile eLearning has revolutionized the way people learn online. That’s why, with the arrival of the new generation of smartphones, acquiring new skills online through a mobile device is a reality. Similarly, a platform that involves mobile eLearning among its possibilities should ensure users to get reliability, security, compatibility, and agility. A Mobile eLearning solution like Paradiso LMS app will provide a tool.

Classroom In A Pocket? Creating A Mobile eLearning Environment

Dan Keckan

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.

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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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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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). .

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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Why you need a Mobile eLearning Program

cogentys

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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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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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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

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

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?

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 [.].

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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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.

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.

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

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 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.

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.) eLearning Featured HTML 5 Games Mobile eLearning Tips html 5 games MoodleIf so, you’re in luck!

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Mobile Learning with Lectora

eLearning Brothers

Mobile learning continues to grow. If you are using Lectora then you’re already prepared to build mobile content. Post from the Lectora Blog: Before You Go Mobile: 28 Mobile Learning Questions to Ask. Meet the Demand for Mobile Learning. Create Mobile Learning Content for Smartphones. Posts from other eLearning Blogs: Creating Mobile Learning with Lectora (Learning Solutions Magazine).

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.

Making Mobile Mayhem

Clark Quinn

On a less formal basis, I want to suggest that another area where we need a little more light and a little less heat (and smoke) is mobile. We’re doing a lot wrong when it comes to mobile. As Jason Haag has aptly put it, elearning courses on a phone (or tablet) is mobile elearning, not mobile learning (aka mlearning). The elearning tools we use are increasingly having mobile output, but it’s too easy to then just output courses.

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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.".

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. Since this is a learning game eLearning Brothers always programs in games with a play again button. Mobile Learning Game Conclusion. Game on and happy mobile learning!

5 Advantages Of Developing An eLearning App With A Mobile LMS Versus Mobile-Optimized

Dan Keckan

Desk-based LMS are frequently pitted against mobile eLearning technology, so we’re already familiar with that space. But is there truly a significant difference between native mobile apps and responsive LMS content? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Mobile Learning Free eBooks Mobile Learning Benefits Mobile Learning Software

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.

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. When you publish your course, the question will look like this: You might need to fine tune some things graphically to make your question look the way it should, but in the end, it will be much more accommodating for mobile devices in Lectora. The post Quick Tip for Developing for Mobile Devices in Lectora appeared first on eLearning Brothers.