Upside2Go – Now On BlackBerry!
OCTOBER 3, 2011
And we changed the game ; changed the way people looked at mobile learning and the way they experienced learning on the go. Our revolutionary platform for mobile learning – Upside2Go – is now available on BlackBerry. Why BlackBerry? BlackBerry is amongst the few mobile device manufactures who have continued to rule the roost in spite of this continuous upsurge.
BlackBerry CEO Questions Future of Tablets – Is He Right?
Float Mobile Learning
MAY 2, 2013
Industry News Mobile Devices BlackBerry tablets Gary Woodill suggests the tablets of today will change radically in the next few years instead of being totally eliminated.
Basic mLearning with BlackBerries
JANUARY 10, 2009
I’ve spent the past few weeks figuring out how to design and deploy content that can be accessed on BlackBerry phones. I’ve run into some obstacles, but overall it’s been a good experience. thought I’d share my adventures here and talk about some of the speed bumps I encountered (to hopefully save you some time and frustration). I’ll assume you… Have done up-front analysis and determined your organization has a need that can be addressed by mobile learning (mLearning). Have an audience that primarily uses BlackBerry phones.
Microsoft Buys Nokia For $7.2 Billion: What Does It Mean For Mobile Learning?
Float Mobile Learning
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
Despite the deal, Float senior analyst Gary Woodill suggests iOS and Android devices are "sure bets" for your company, while the other manufacturers struggle. Industry News Mobile Devices Android Apple BlackBerry disruption theory Google iOS Microsoft Nokia Symbian
New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions
New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Prob- lems and 7 Solutions Mobile Learning is Here to Stay With the introduction of the Apple iPhone and iPad, a mobile computing revolution. With competition from Google, Blackberry (RIM), Microsoft, and HP heating up. dissemination of the past, these devices are often being introduced in the workplace. devices?
15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads
JANUARY 30, 2013
The President’s “Blackberry”… this should help
mLearning is Good
FEBRUARY 12, 2009
Our President now has a mobile device. Based on the article from CNET , It appears as though this device is actually NOT a Blackberry. It’s more likely a Windows Mobile device with super security restrictions. The important thing here is that the leader of the free world is now carrying and relying (to some extent) on a mobile device to keep up with people. It sounds like the President is using this more as a social networking device than a hard-core business phone.
This Week in mLearning Podcast – A Review of Articulate Storyline [Episode 5]
MAY 14, 2012
Please let us know your comments by leaving a comment here and thank you in advance for listening and for helping us spread the word about this Podcast on Mobile Learning. First impressions: fast downloads, seamless installation and PC/Mac version. b- RIM´s BlackBerry World 2012: Public preview of BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, an enterprise mobility solution and RIM’s entry into the multi-platform Mobile Device Management (MDM) marketplace. eLearning Mobile Learning Podcast Send to Kindle.
6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy
AUGUST 16, 2012
Mobile learning is a relatively new domain and is rapidly evolving as well, which makes its implementation a not so easy task. When implementing mobile learning in workplace, following 6 steps will help create an effective mlearning strategy. 1. In fact, some early mobile learning initiatives have been taken up more for novelty value than for identified real needs.
When a Mobile Device Becomes a Digital Lifeline
The Mobile Learner
FEBRUARY 14, 2009
As of this writing, I have spent 2 weeks as and administrator and would like to reflect on how my mobile device has kept me connected to my digital spaces and my PLN. In this administrative role where direct micro-level support for students and teachers, budgetary considerations and dealing with facilities issues takes up a lot of my time, I am finding that consolidating my online connections and collaboration around my mobile device is becoming the most efficient way of juggling my responsibilities with my PLN. maintaining communication with my PLN through Twitter.
Microsoft Surface: Will It Help mLearning?
JUNE 20, 2012
Will it help Mobile Learning? I see it making a big push in mobile learning because Microsoft Surface simply makes integration of mobile devices into an existing ecosystem much easier. Couple this with a steady decline of Blackberry devices as preferred corporate mobile devices and there is a perfect slot for Microsoft tablets and mobiles to fill.
Flash For Mobile Is Dead
NOVEMBER 10, 2011
To further reinforce that thought, Adobe announced just yesterday that it has ceased development on the Flash mobile browser plug-in. Meaning there will be no updates to those plug-ins and future versions of Android and Blackberry Playbooks may not be able to render Flash content. Future Technology Mobile Learning HTML5 HTML5 and FlashWhat will a web without Flash look like?
Ignatia Webs: What to take into account when chosing a mobile device for learning?
JUNE 28, 2010
Ignatia Webs gives us an interesting article on choosing a mobile device for learning. This article, however, is good if you are looking at starting from scratch on a mLearning project where you will be in charge of providing the devices. Read it at: Ignatia Webs: What to take into account when chosing a mobile device for learning? A few notes of contention or commentary- * BlackBerry devices do not require the Enterprise Server software for mLearning (or even email). Later generations of a device don't always guarantee a better experience.
Is eLearning on Tablets Really mLearning – My Stance
The Mobile Learner
AUGUST 26, 2012
In the blog post, titled, “ Is eLearning on Tablets really Mobile Learning (Chime In) “, RJ Jazquez discusses his opinion on on the question of whether eLearning is really mobile learning after having the question posed to him in a comment on another blog post. In the above linked blog post, Jazquez argues that eLearning on a tablet is not mobile learning as he feels that in order for learning to be considered mobile learning, a uniquely mobile experience must take place. This is one of the reasons mobile learning is so powerful. Agreed.
Mobile Enables Informal Learning
DECEMBER 11, 2012
spoke (for 5 min) on how mobile enables informal learning. Bersin & Associates put forward a framework of 3 different forms of Informal Learning and suggest mobile could be the technology to make these happen. To me, this is the real potential of mobile, which organizations should strive to achieve. Mobile Learning Informal LearningHere’s a summary of my talk.
5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads
MAY 3, 2012
As per data published by Good Technology in their Good Technology Device Activations Report | Q1 2012 , the iPad 2 averaged 17.7 The only two devices to do better than the iPads were the iPhone 4s and the iPhone4. You can view the output in any browser that displays HTML5 content, including iOS (iPhone and iPad) devices. In just a month since its release, the iPad 3 snagged 4.3
So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?
JANUARY 23, 2013
HTML5 is being touted as the future of the mobile web and essential for any web-based mLearning – but is it really? And if HTML5 is key to delivering eLearning on the iPad, but unless your organisation is adopting the iPad as the ‘preferred’ device, HTML5 may not be the best option for developing your eLearning. So, on to the next hot topic of going mobile are – Apps.
Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011
JANUARY 2, 2011
It is time once again to ponder the research, extrapolate on recent experience, and attempt to read the tea leaves so we can predict the future of enterprise mobile learning in 2011. After such an exciting and rewarding 2010, my predictions for the coming year seem broader and more varied given the fast changing dynamics of the marketplace and accelerated adoption of mobile learning by organizations of all sizes. 1. Device Diversity is the “New Normal”. Mobile Apps Become Essential to Enterprise mLearning. mLearning Engagements Expand. Pad/Tablet Use Explodes !
mLearning-World.com: Learning with Mobile Devices, Whats the Best Way?- From the eLearning Queen
SEPTEMBER 18, 2006
skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Monday, September 18, 2006 Learning with Mobile Devices, Whats the Best Way?- While it is true that one of the key benefits of mobile learning is the convenience, perhaps the most overlooked aspect is cognitive receptivity. The mobile learning device (mp3 player, pda, video player, laptop, smartphone, etc.), can help the student capture content when he/she is at the highest level of cognitive receptivity. From mLearnopedia: April - June Hot List: Mobile L.
Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review
DECEMBER 28, 2011
It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. As I stated in the previous post assessing my 2010 predictions, the size and complexity of mobile learning projects/programs will continue to expand across all geographical and line-of-business boundaries. a.k.a. Prediction #2. Bullseye!
New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2
MARCH 27, 2011
The Guild continues to put on a great show although the focus on mobile learning at this show is somewhat muted given their upcoming mLearnCon event in San Jose is being held in less than 3 months; the next show will certainly be “all mobile all the time” and a better bet for both the experienced and the curious as it relates to enterprise mobile learning. Check it out here.
Mobile Learning in Canada: an Update
Mobile Learning Edge
DECEMBER 1, 2011
In February 2011, I wrote a brief overview of the mobile learning industry in Canada. Since that time, I have become more aware of other mobile learning initiatives in Canada, especially being part of the “Taking Ontario Mobile” (TOM) project at the Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCADU). Being Being a Canadian, I am interested in how the mobile learning is progressing in my home country. Here The Mobile Learner – Rob de Lorenzo’s blog about mobile learning in the school system. Rob is a vice-principal in Toronto.
A Mobile Game World
JUNE 12, 2012
The second was the phenomenal incursion of mobile phones, it seems everyone carried one and many individuals were absorbed in its use through their commute. There is a stepping away from the ‘hardcore’ gaming metaphor to a more accessible and casual mobile gaming metaphor. It just goes to show the ubiquity of mobile games and metaphors emanating from them.
New mLearning Authoring Offerings - Wave #1
JANUARY 31, 2011
As detailed in my list of mobile learning predictions for 2011 , a collection of smart and savvy authoring tool vendors offering solutions for online training delivery will start to introduce specialized tools that will enable some form of single sourcing that outputs mobile-friendly content with little or nominal effort over and above what's already been invested to create online courseware and training materials. Rapid Intake is considering releasing their mobility options as both a standalone mlearning authoring tool as well as via an extension to their core Unison offering.
SCORM Implementation Strategies For Mobile: mLearnCon
JULY 23, 2010
Recently, the first mLearnCon covering the A-Z in mobile learning was held in San Diego. Amit had summarized about it in his posts on How To Create Successful M-Learning Strategy: mLearnCon – Part I and Part II and Interesting Mobile Statistic. While going through the session list, I noticed one session on SCORM Implementation Strategies for Mobile. Number of devices supported.
Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012
DECEMBER 30, 2011
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. As in the past, this year’s list includes predictions across a gamut of new technologies, consumer/buyer trends plus a few anticipated seismic shifts in the world of business that should collectively reshape the landscape for the adoption and accelerated growth of mobile learning for businesses. Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream. and will simply state “we need to offer learning to our workers via their omnipresent mobiles!”
Mobile Learning in Canada
Mobile Learning Edge
FEBRUARY 10, 2011
This post is a brief overview of the mobile learning industry in Canada. This is my first pass, so please send any mobile learning resources that I missed to gwoodill [at] gmail.com. MobileLearning Canada – resources on mobile learning in Canada and beyond. Mobile Syrup - mobile news and reviews for Canadians. Research in Motion (RIM) – Blackberry.
Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A
MARCH 26, 2013
What is mLearning? A: mLearning or Mobile Learning is designed specifically for mobile devices, mostly for learners who are constantly on the move or do not have regular access to traditional learning methodologies. What are the limitations of mobile learning? A: None, if you do it for the right reasons and in the right way. Can mobile learning be applied for agents.
Update: Polling by Cell Phone - Can We Completely By-Pass Clickers?
The Mobile Learner
JANUARY 14, 2009
spoke a representitive of Turning Technologies at the most recent ECOO conference and while I can’t remember the exact costs of their service, I do remember it to be very reasonable. In addition, I also recall their service being totally web based so that students without a compatible mobile device can still participate in a poll by inputing their responses from a computer.
2 Events that Could Help Push Mobile Learning
mLearning is Good
FEBRUARY 16, 2010
In recent days a couple of technical events of note have given hope for mobile learning. Microsoft announced that later this year it will release Windows Mobile 7 and RIM (maker of Blackberry smart phones) announced that it will release an updated WebKit based browser. Well, here’s my take: Windows Mobile 7: Windows ties well into the overall infrastructure of many organizations (whether we always like that or not). It’s turning out to be an exciting year for mobile learning. Why are these events important?
My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap
DECEMBER 31, 2012
As 2012 draws to a close, its time to evaluate how in focus my lens on the future of enterprise mobile learning proved to be this past year and how many of my year ago predictions hit their targets. Prediction #1 - Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream. and will simply state “we need to offer learning to our workers via their omnipresent mobiles!” On Target But. Bullseye. On Target.
mLearning-World.com: 480 x 320 is the new 1024 x 768 (From Clark Quinns Learnlets Blog)
APRIL 30, 2008
skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Wednesday, April 30, 2008 480 x 320 is the new 1024 x 768 (From Clark Quinns Learnlets Blog) Clark Quinn has an interesting thought I would like to challenge: How do we achieve a balanced solution for mobile content and applications? and mobile is a promising place to play. Adam S.
2010: mLearning Year in Review
DECEMBER 27, 2010
As we reach the first anniversary of this blog’s introduction, we thought we’d take stock and figure out how things are going by revisiting our list of predictions for enterprise mobile learning in 2010. There will certainly be 30+ tablet devices to choose from by mid 2011 and all will help to grow the market and a select few will actually succeed as products. A.K.A. Maybe next year.
5 Reasons You Should Check Out Upside2Go’s New Version
MAY 21, 2013
It has everything that an organization desires in a mLearning platform for reaching out to its mobile workforce. complaint courses on mobile devices has been one of the key requirements of training administrators. 3.Better Device Space Management. This knowledge enables the learners to manage their devices’ memory space more intelligently. FREE eBook.
mLearning-World.com: Promote your mLearning Work
FEBRUARY 5, 2007
skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Monday, February 05, 2007 Promote your mLearning Work H as your organization developed a training program specifically to push to mobile devices such as mobile phones or iPods ? From mLearnopedia: April - June Hot List: Mobile L. learing+2.0 Training. iTunes 7.7
mLearning-World.com: IADIS Mobile Learning 2007: Call for Papers
JANUARY 30, 2007
skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Tuesday, January 30, 2007 IADIS Mobile Learning 2007: Call for Papers IADIS Mobile Learning 2007: Call for Papers Topics: What is Mobile Learning? Evaluating Mobile Learning: What are Appropriate Methods for Evaluating in Mobile Environments? learing+2.0
mLearning-World.com: mLearning World on your Mobile
AUGUST 18, 2006
skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, August 18, 2006 mLearning World on your Mobile You now can subscribe to mLearning World on your mobile device. Click the link below for a Mobile RSS feed. From mLearnopedia: April - June Hot List: Mobile L. ► 06/27 - 07/04 (2) Mobile Learning: A 4th Reading List Ignatia Webs: What to take into account when chosi. ► 02/15 - 02/22 (2) How to Create a Flash Lite RSS Reader- Part 1 **Announcement** New Mobile Learning Content Commu.
Dissecting Saba's New "Anywhere" Product for Mobile Learning
APRIL 14, 2010
I happened upon a tweet last week while trolling my Twitter in-box that heralded a product announcement from Saba for their new " Saba Anywhere " offering designed to make training delivery to mobile workers easy, practical and secure. The marketing blurb provides the following background: At first blush, this all sounds great! Thump !
The Disadvantages of Mobile Learning | eHow.com
JUNE 6, 2010
Marketing Research Analyst Careers List The Disadvantages of Mobile Learning Contributor By an eHow Contributing Writer Article Rating: ( 0 Ratings) Email Facebook Twitter StumbleUpon Add to Favorites Print Share I want to do this! Blackberrys, iPhones, iPads and other such devices have made learning-on-the-go much easier for the average person. Whats This? Then let us help!
Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow | MobileBehavior
MAY 29, 2010
Mobile Behavior: an Omnicom Group Company Home People Blog Work Events Press About Us May 12, 2010 by Caleb Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow The classroom was traditionally a controlled environment; when wireless technology began to invade, skewing the rules of time and space, teachers panicked. Next year, we will have over 900 mobile learning devices in our school district!