mLearning Trends

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

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Articulate expects to issue a select number of public beta invitations sometime in the latter part of Q2 and we’re hoping to participate and provide active feedback for these new tools as they prepare to come to market.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

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I think case studies from enterprise organizations on the leading edge will abound by year’s end for successful mobile learning initiatives by thus providing the “I want to do what they did!” a.k.a. How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions?

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Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

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I think case studies from enterprise organizations on the leading edge will abound by year’s end for successful mobile learning initiatives by thus providing the “I want to do what they did!” Sure, companies may still provided workers with an old BlackBerry (on a 2-year contract), but increasingly more people will opt to use their own iPhones/iPads or Android handsets or tablets once their devices can be secured and supported within their organizations.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

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Once everyone has the right devices and organizations accept the mandate to provide training, performance support and business communications via mobile, what will compel learners to participate and keep them engaged when there are so many distractions like Facebook , Twitter , Farmville and mobile shopping? Here on the last day of the year, I offer my predications for the big and shaping trends we’ll see in the enterprise mobile learning space for 2012.

Skill based learning – How it drives an organization’s performance

This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture

2010: mLearning Year in Review

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The iPad isn’t the only game in town though as Android-based devices like Samsung’s popular Galaxy Tab and RIM’s upcoming Playbook provide alternatives that fill in some of the iPad ’s perceived gaps (e.g., A.K.A. How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out!

Back Again + Captivate 8 Review (Summary: WOW!)

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And like the world of mobile tech in general, the landscape of enabling tech providing support for mLearning is also evolving at a rapid rate with most passing quarters yielding better tools, templates, and approaches. First off, my apologies to all subscribers for being absent for so long in posting anything new to this blog.

mLearning Feature Sets: Possibilities Wide & Deep

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In many cases, learning while mobile may not be about assigned content at all and be much more about providing just-in-time access to a variety of on-demand resources and reference materials which can be read and mined for relevant information at the time of need.

Dissecting Saba's New "Anywhere" Product for Mobile Learning

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The marketing blurb provides the following background: At first blush, this all sounds great!

Understanding Skill Based Learning for Business

This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture

CellCast App for BlackBerry 10

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Enterprise IT organizations started thinking about devices that were fun to use, had more capable features and better web browsers, and provided extensive app ecosystems to meet address unique business requirements. Oh what a difference a few years makes, eh?

CellCast Takes Top Honors at DemoFest 2010

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The end-to-end mobile solution provided by OnPoint compliments Verizon Wireless’ existing enterprise LMS platform and extends their blended learning environment to their ever-mobile sales professionals.

Reflections on WES 2010

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BBOS6 will provide a raft of new (and some long overdue) enhancements to the interface and web browsing experience and also serve to support new features like Flash Player 10.1

CellCast Widget for iPad Released!

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In my next post, I'll provide a guided video walk through of our iPad application and the many features we're excited about

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

but might be a little vague in providing concrete actions, so you’ll need to dig a bit deeper. Providing OTS courseware in these situations has several advantages. OTS curriculum, it’s fairly easy to provide training to individuals or groups whenever you. Seven Simple Secrets to.

Publishing our CellCast Widget for iPad

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Apple provided a strong "call to action" about a week ago with an email to all developers stating we had until Saturday, March 27th to submit our iPad applications -- developed using the latest Xcode v3.2

"Don't Touch/Wet Paint!" - "E"-Learning Vendors Try to Go "M"

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I had a good chuckle today after receiving my latest emailed copy of the eLearning Guild 's eLearningInsider update.

mLearning Content Types - Level 6: Rich Media

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In both cases, the CellCast Server provides a simplified Content Creation Wizard that assists in uploading and creating needed media-based content. If the data package for end users is limited then Levels 1-5 may provide a more cost effective deployment strategy.

mLearning Content Types - Level 2: SMS Campaigns

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CSC's can be "rented" from various providers for a fee (transactional use or fixed price) and organizations can lease the own private CSC in the United States for a fee of US$500 to $1,000 per month.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Broad ning ur persp ctive 5The Secret to Getting eLearning Results Isn't What You Think We work hard to provide learning. skills and provide opportunities to practice; we build exceptional self-paced online. Training Model (shown below) provides a framework for.

mLearning Content Types - Level 1 Content

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The majority of all cellphones support SMS, provided the user has a ‘texting plan” from their carrier. The CellCast Solution platform provides the ability to generate and send timely market updates (“Acme’s new Olympus Product will be available for customer delivery on April1st.”)

mLearning Content Types - Level 4: Reference

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Typical reference material may already exist in this mode, and therefore the CellCast Solution provides a perfect platform to repurpose that material in a mobile format.

mLearning Content Types - Level 5: Courseware

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As with elearning, HTML provides a platform to create content from the simplest of page-turners to a highly interactive learning experience. Level 5: Content and Courseware NOTE: This is part 6 of 7 in a continuing series; please see earlier posts for more background information.

mLearning Content Types - Level 3: Voice

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Level 3 extends the mobile learning experience by providing users with anytime/anywhere access to audio-based content without needing a smartphone device or standard MP3/iPod-style media player.

Growth Accelerates CellCast Solution Innovations

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To assist customers wishing to leverage these market trends, CellCast now provides an array of both Social Media ("SoMe") and Social Networking ("SoNe") features that promote the creation and distribution of user-generated content as well as providing AND MANAGING access to internal/private social networks (e.g., Our new CellCast Widgets now provide full SCO-level tracking and reporting for SCORM v1.2

mLearning Presentations using Google Docs

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My quick experience and observations are as follows: The Pros: Google Docs Presentations are easy to create and the most basic presentations can be created and deployed in a matter of minutes (provided you have a Google account -- and who doesn't these days!).

Picking the "Right" Smartphone for mLearning

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Older, less capable devices generally don't provide the ideal access and playback experience enterprise workers expect. In our role of assisting customers and partners with planning and deploying successful mobile project projects, one of the key requirements every team wrestles with is where they need to "set the bar" when determining the target mobile devices they'll need to reach and support.

My "Top Ten List" for Mobile Learning News in 2009

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In addition, longtime mobile learning tool provider Hot Lava Software was purchased by LCMS platform provider Outstart and interest in their combined offerings was well received. supporting all most major device platforms (save Apple iPhone) will provide improved ways to create and deliver mlearning content to advanced smartphones. I was recently asked by one of our strategic partners to offer my "Top Ten List" of the most significant events (e.g.,

Media Encoding Tools for Mobile Learning

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Bottom line : As an enterprise mlearning platform provider, our requirements differ from those of most T&D teams just starting to get their feet wet in the mobile space. My friend and colleague Brent Schlenker posted a Tweet yesterday that both caught my attention and also quickly made the rounds through the SoMe ecosystem which read: Making Video Encoding Easy and Affordable with Encoding.com [link] This is VERY cool!

Top 3 Reasons for Replacing eLearning Providers

Upside Learning

eLearning eLearning Outsourcing eLearning Providers Replacing eLearning ProvidersThe latest Brandon Hall Report is a revelation for all who are interested in the eLearning outsourcing landscape. It breaks some myths that had so far clouded the path towards outsourcing, one of the popular one was that cost drives eLearning outsourcing. On the contrary the study found that quality, innovation, trust etc. play the […].

How Are You Providing Performance Feedback in Your eLearning?

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You, your organization, and your learners don’t want to spend time—or money—on training that doesn’t provide a solid return. That same model can also serve as a framework for when to provide feedback to your learners.

5 Ways a Strong Learning Culture Provides ROI

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The post 5 Ways a Strong Learning Culture Provides ROI appeared first on. For many companies, investing in training and training resources tends toward two extremes. On one extreme, companies lean towards mediocrity: just enough training to say it got done, with as little money spent as possible. On the other, companies will “chase the shiny,” grabbing every new technology and teaching method that comes down the pike. [.].

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Games Can Provide Authentic Experiences

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To provide effective instruction, it needs to be as authentic to the actual experience as possible. Gamification of context provides two key advantages. So, providing a game for learning creates an authentic environment other than a classroom or a slideshow and highlights how certain variables or actions taken in situation play out over time. The context of an online course or the context of a classroom is not authentic.

Ultimate List of Online Course Providers

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The infographic below, created by Springest , provides a pretty comprehensive list of all the resources you have at your disposal for finding information on the topic of your choice. Chances are that at some point you have considered taking an online course (or perhaps you already have).

LMS Software Provides Top-Notch Learning Experiences

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It gives them round-the-clock access to training materials, enables them to interact with work-related resources via any mobile device, treats them to a learning experience that’s personalized to their individual learning styles, and provides fun methods for learning dry information.

Creating Effective Training Design To Provide Impactful Learning Experience

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Manager’s involvement is key: It is they who are in the best position to set expectations, provide support, review progress, coach where required, and also arrange for on-the-job practice of concepts and skills.