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. While every age range uses smartphones (and can therefore benefit from mobile learning), Millennials have shown themselves to be true power users of the platform. This means you should go through your courses carefully to be sure they function well on mobile.

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.

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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.

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

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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Mobile Learning: A Manager’s Guide

Web Courseworks

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.

6 Steps to a Mobile Mindset: Mobile Learning Basics

Bottom-Line Performance

If you attended ATD TechKnowledge this year, then you might have seen a session about this new thing called The Mobile Mindset. We were excited to see just how ready people are to do something—anything—to get mobile learning started at their organization. I coined the term Mobile Mindset to encompass a broader range of programming and design that’s accessible to all organizations—the ones trying to roll out mobile now and those who still have hurdles to overcome.

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Use Mobile Learning To Enhance Training Experiences

G-Cube

Latest advancements in the capabilities of tablets and smart phones coupled with its inherent ubiquity have resulted in the increased interest in leveraging mobile devices for learning. Mobile devices provide access to training courses at the moment of your needs. Driven by latest software, improved hardware and growing habits of mobile users, scope of mobile learning has increased exponentially. Exploring Steps towards Mobile Learning Success.

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.

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.

The Practice of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

I tend to look at mobile learning in two distinct contexts – first as a tool to meet a learning need, second as a learning content delivery platform. While these two contexts are implicitly linked, it helps to look at them separately to understand how mobile technology can actually benefit learning. This post looks first at the context of learning need. When Wanting to Learn More. This demands continuous learning.

Driving Lucrative Training Outcomes Through Mobile Learning

G-Cube

Today, learning professionals from diverse industry domains need to identify how to efficiently deliver training support to mobile devices, so that learners access relevant information whenever and wherever they need. The time for mobile ecosystem comprising of devices and latest apps has become the fastest growing technology to support e-learning. With its unique ability to address a specific problem at the point of need, it helps transform knowledge into 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.

Mobile Learning (mLearning) Applications - An Example

Upside Learning

During the course of a routine trawl of my news-feeds I stumbled on something interesting that I found relevant to my current research into mobile learning. This particular post was from ReadWriteWeb and writes about a new type of iPhone application called PowerOne that in the post says ‘…wants to solve the “there’s not an App for that&# problem that many professionals experience when they try to use their iPhones at work.’

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.

Mobile learning conference #mlearncon: Wrap-up

Challenge to Learn

What I don’t like is the fact that it is just for mobile. I do think mobile should be a part of your whole e-learning suite and you should not use a separate program for it. All content is stored in forms (which I don’t really like) but the real problem is that you can reuse forms. But I see two problems with that. Adding these devices with their very specific strengths and weaknesses make the learning landscape even more complex.

Top 5 Reasons to Incorporate Blended Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

And all of this has been made possible with the marvelous effects of blended mobile learning. Making education accessible to those with smartphones and stable Internet access, blended mobile learning can supplement, if not substitute, formal education systems. Read on to know more about the benefits of blended mobile learning –the future of education. Blended mobile learning: what is it all about? Blended learning models: varieties galore.

Mobile Learning 101

The eLearning Coach

Mobile learning might be just the solution that your organization needs to solve a workforce performance problem. But if you haven’t been introduced to mobile learning, you might not even know it. Perhaps you have the mistaken idea that mobile learning is miniaturized eLearning. Actually, mobile learning can be in the form of: performance support […] Post from: The eLearning Coach Mobile Learning 101. Mobil

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.

The 4 Biggest Employee Training Problems eLearning Solves for Enterprises

TOPYX LMS

Fortunately, most of the problems enterprises face on a daily basis have already been solved through technology, training methods, or innovative solutions from other businesses. eLearning and Corporate Training eLearning LMS Mobile Learning Employee Training Retail TrainingEmployee training is a top priority for many companies. Last year, enterprises spent between $1,075 and $1,886 per learner on training and development.

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. In contrast, the overall mobile phone market grew 21.7%.

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Increasing Scope Of Embedding Videos For Efficient Mobile Learning

G-Cube

Today, most of the video-based mobile learning has emerged as a popular medium for workplace training. This increasing shift towards embracing videos for mobile learning encourages organizations to adopt an online learning style which is accessible anytime and from anywhere. There are varied kinds of videos that are used for mobile learning, including professionally developed videos , interactive videos with knowledge checks, and other social elements.

Mobile Learning in Education [STUDY]

LearnDash

Many companies today are getting into mobile learning, but so are grade schools. It is only natural since students are often engaging with mobile devices outside of the classroom anyhow. Grunwald Associates LLC recently conducted a survey on mobile learning in the K-12 space. In this survey of 2,392 parents, they gathered metrics regarding current mobile use, expectations, and impact on students. ” Mobile Devices at Home. Makes learning fun.

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Mobile Learning: Book Review

Kapp Notes

Recently, I was sent a copy of Gary Woodill’s latest book, The Mobile Learning Edge. Here is a short review: Gary Woodill, describes how mobile devices can provide effective learning in a variety of formats including location-based information, just-in-time training and the ability to provide on-demand documentation such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) when and where the employee needs the information. Tags: mobile learning

4 Ways A Mobile Learning Platform Can Help You Achieve Stellar Customer Satisfaction Scores

Dan Keckan

Training your customer care team is all about solving customers’ problems. But can you use mobile learning tools to make your customers happy too? In this article, I explore 4 ways that a mobile learning platform can help you achieve stellar customer satisfaction scores. Mobile Learning Free eBooks LMS Customer Experience Mobile Learning Benefits Mobile Learning Software

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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.

5 benefits of using Paradiso LMS Mobile Learning App for your training programs

Paradiso

With Paradiso LMS mobile Learning App you can offer to your employees or students a continuous e-learning experience. Your students can take their learning material anywhere while traveling, moving from one place to another during work hours or simply take their e-learning content from their smartphone or mobile device without the need of an Internet connection. Why not use it to learn?

Mobile Learning: A couple examples of the promise it offers

Bottom-Line Performance

We have integrated mobile devices into our lives at a lightning fast pace: In 2009, 83% of adult Americans owned a mobile phone (and who knows how many children!) ( 2009 Pew Internet Report ); we can assume that a poll taken today would show even higher percentages. Seventy-seven percent of the global population owns mobile phones. By 2013, mobile phones will overtake PCs as the most common Web access device worldwide ( Gartner IT Report ).

Go.Learn Makes Mobile Learning Better

Docebo

Put The Power of The Docebo Learning Platform in The Hands of Your Learners, Literally, With Go.Learn. Docebo has some big news that we’re incredibly excited to announce: the latest version of our mobile app is here. The truth is, not even “working on mobile” does the trick. Today, the threshold for the acceptance of mobile content is very high – much higher, in fact, than “regular” content shared on desktop devices. Create Customized Mobile Learning Experiences.

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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7 Mobile Learning Facts L&D Managers Should Know

Obsidian Learning

More than 5 billion people in the world own a mobile phone. Clearly, mobile technology is making a significant impact in our world. Does this automatically translate into employees being ready to learn on their phones? In either case, you’ll need to determine if mobile learning deliverables will function properly on the devices. Mobile delivery options depend on the content and audience. percent of mobile device users prefer vertical orientation.

A Lesson in Mobile Learning Design from Yelp [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

I love this tweet, because it epitomizes how most people view the mobile experience, often as the “light” version of the desktop: “It looks like you’re on a train. Would you like me to show you the insultingly simplified mobile site?” I see this happening everywhere, including in organizations planning a Learning Strategy around mobile devices and desktops. It turns out that mobile users wanted to do this much to Yelp’s surprise.

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22 Tips For Implementing a Mobile Learning Initiative

Growth Engineering

If you’ve decided to add a mobile dimension to your training programme, you’ll have a lot of work in front of you. As with any learning initiative, the first step is knowing who will be using the learning content. There’s every chance that your learners are simply not ready for a mobile-based training experience. Don’t switch to a mobile-only solution. It’s only when you know your objectives that you can envision where mobile learning might fit.

8 Overlooked Mobile Learning Benefits For Customer Service Online Training

Litmos

Is mobile learning a viable addition for your customer service online training course? In this article, I’ll highlight eight reasons why you should bring mobile learning into the fold to improve employee productivity and online training ROI. 8 Mobile Learning Benefits For Customer Service Online Training You Might Ignore. In fact, here are eight often overlooked mobile learning benefits for your customer support staff.

Can Organizations Benefit from Mobile Learning?

CommLab India

Mobile devices have become an integral part of our daily lives – this is nothing new. Organizations today have recognized how comfortable people are with mobiles and are planning to shift training material to mobile devices because they want learners to access learning material anytime, anywhere. Here’s how organizations can benefit from mobile learning: 1. The content delivered in a mobile learning course is quite less, but very specific.

Mobile Learning – The Future Of e-learning

Wizcabin

With mobile learning, there’s no navigation problem as one can access course content on the go, at one’s convenience. With the right authoring tool like Wizcabin , it’s more convenient and comfortable for instructors to create mobile-friendly course content that meets learners’ needs. The future looks bright for mobile learning in corporate e-learning as it enables Online training to increase without disruption, organically.