The Single Biggest Myth about Mobile Learning [#mLearning]
MARCH 10, 2015
These are all valid misconceptions about mobile learning, that get the advantages of mLearning across. Furthermore, all the talk about mLearning has helped raise awareness and has answered the question, ‘ why should I care about mobile ?’ The Single Biggest Myth about Mobile Learning [#mLearning] was first posted on March 10, 2015 at 9:21 pm. There it is!
Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]
NOVEMBER 30, 2012
Making a business case for mLearning. Hands-on workshop exercises. * mLearning Opportunities and Challenges. mLearning lessons from mobile apps. Hands-on workshop exercises. * The Current State of mLearning Design Tools. Pros and Cons of Articulate Storyline, TechSmith Camtasia and Adobe Captivate for mLearning Design. Best Navigation Patterns for mLearning.
Free #research papers on #mLearning from mLearn conference
JANUARY 11, 2013
The topics are very diverse: augmented learning, health (diabetes 1 support among others), gender, learning analytics, mLearning pedagogy, language learning, learning with tablets. augmented learning pedagogy mobile mLearning research mobile learning health diabetes conferencesToday the free proceedings of the mLearn2012 conference that was organized in Helsinki were put online.
Free #mobile research papers from #mLearn Qatar
OCTOBER 31, 2013
Free papers on mobile learning research are made available to all thanks to the mLearn Qatar organizing team. There is a wonderful and rich overview of the latest mLearning research available at [link] With no particular reason except my own interest, I gladly highlight 3 papers I found interesting (so far, reading one paper at the time, whenever possible so lot of time to read still).
New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions
However, HTML5, by itself, doesn't really get the job done, as far as mLearning goes, because HTML5 by itself is largely a static, one-way presentation-capable kind of. In Rapid Intake’s mLearning Studio™, HTML affords animation and interactivity that. build with Rapid Intake’s mLearning Studio™ work on just. began. from all sides, smart phones and tablets are here to stay.
Free book increasing access through #mlearning
DECEMBER 3, 2013
books BYOD ebook mLearning mobile mobile learning OER research The Commonwealth of Learning and Athabasca University just released a great free book on mobile learning, edited by the Mohamed Ally and Avgoustos Tsinakos. What to expect: Part I describes considerations for, and approaches to, designing mobile learning materials. 125 Panagiotis Zervas and Demetrios G. 217 David Parsons.
great paid eBook on #mLearning field work
SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
This is a paid book (10 dollars), which is understandable as Michael is currently an experienced eLearning and mLearning expert, but gone back to University to become a PhD student (and that is an expensive moment in anyone''s life, so extra income is always welcome). mobile mLearning education research mobile learning books ebook eLearning Really imaginative illustrations!
8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning
DECEMBER 13, 2012
However we need more from our Industry and it’s my hope that 2013 will be the year we fully immerse ourselves into what I call the ‘ Post-eLearning era ‘ and seize the potential of mLearning. To fully realize the potential of mLearning, though, we need to think outside the eLearning box and question many of our traditional practices. iPhone) and Android (e.g.
Converting eLearning to mLearning? 4 Steps to Set the Wheels in Motion
AUGUST 12, 2015
In our day to day interactions as eLearning vendors, we are very often asked this question – “How do I convert my legacy eLearning to mLearning?” ” Here are 4 steps to help you go through the process of converting eLearning to mLearning. 1. Mobile Learning Converting eLearning to mLearning eLearning to mLearningContent & Context One of the most common Mobile Learning Pitfalls is […].
Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]
FEBRUARY 18, 2013
Upcoming Events: Here’s a list of some of my upcoming events and conferences: August 13-14 : From e-Learning to mLearning Design Training [6-hr Online Workshop] [link]. If you are looking for Speakers for your 2013 eLearning, mLearning and Mobile Events, please contact me [link]. Mobile Learning featured mLearning mobile mobile devices per capita. Conclusion. Like this post?
mLearning Is Not eLearning on A Mobile Device (Part Deux)
Float Mobile Learning
MAY 6, 2013
Mobile Strategy Pedagogy and Learning eLearning vs. mLearning mobile affordances performance support user-generated content John Feser talks about the role of performance support, unique affordances of mobile and user-generated content in mobile learning.
Think Multiscreen (vs. iPad-only) when developing an mLearning Strategy
OCTOBER 3, 2012
One thing I stress in my mLearning workshops is the fact that having an iPad-only strategy for Learning is not a thorough mLearning Strategy. In this post I want to share with you a great presentation I found on Slideshare, that inspired me for my workshops, and that helps me make a case for developing a multiscreen mLearning strategy vs. an iPad-only strategy. Send to Kindle.
6 Drivers Of mLearning In The Workplace
MAY 23, 2012
Mobile learning (or mlearning) is probably a hot topic of discussion in your organization right now. In some organizations, L&D staff is struggling to build a business case for mlearning. These will help you make the business case for mLearning. 1. Mobile Learning Workplace Learning mLearningDoing More With Less. They are using technology to ‘amplify’ the enterprise.”
The “m” in mLearning means More
APRIL 17, 2012
When you go to a conference on Mobile Learning or attend a webinar, you pretty much know the drill; the Presenter spends most of his or her time going through a long list of challenges we face as an eLearning industry considering the move to mobile learning (mLearning). So say it with me a few times, the “m” in mLearning means “More!” Send to Kindle.
#mHealth opportunities and planning using #mLearning
MAY 7, 2013
have been there in the past and it is a real treat, because in just 2 days you will get immersed in all things mLearning and ready to take control of a new mLearning project. mobile mLearning journals eLearning guild mobile learning health mhealth mHealth is a rapidly growing market. The mHealth article is entitled Mobile Learning Support for Global Health.
Topics of free #mLearning course #MobiMOOC
JUNE 19, 2012
After consulting all you wonderful mLearning enthusiasts, I gladly share the the topics that will be covered in the next free, open and online course on mLearning called MobiMOOC. The topics of the second week are a bit more complex, yet they add to already existing learning experiences or more holistic mLearning views. What is meant by the (peace) tree architecture?
unesco: opportunities, threats & challenges of #mLearning #mlw2013
FEBRUARY 19, 2013
At the second day of the UNESCO's mLearning week , where Agnes Kukulska-Hulme from the Open University in the UK started the day with a very enlightening presentation bringing together the latest on mLearning pedagogies and focusing on a gender related project. social network mobile mLearning research social media social learning mobile learning unesco
free eBook with 61 tips for #mLearning from eLearning Guild
NOVEMBER 5, 2012
The eLearning Guild has published a free eBook, sharing 61 tips on mLearning from a wide variety of mobile learning experts. Knowing these details can be the difference between success and failure for your mLearning project. mobile mLearning eLearning guild mobile learning ebookThe report focuses on: Do you know how and when people use mobile devices?
Linking #k12 to #mLearning, networked learning, cloud computing
JULY 23, 2014
eLearning k12 mLearning mobile networked learning online learning report As the New Media Consortium report is out looking at the upcoming trends for k12 and online learning , I was pleasantly surprised by the emerging combinations which clearly embrace new educational technologies and student-centered focus. This is the ideal setting and for many schools not (yet) achievable. BYOD. !
FutureLearn: pedagogical & mLearning MOOC platform - the approach
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
For all of you out there wanting to push your government into setting up a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform gathering knowledge from all your national universities, take a look at the approach of UK’s open university on planning a MOOC platform, it looks very promising. At age 10 I could understand and speak basic English thanks to them (Dutch being my mother tongue). So will it work?
Google’s Android Training Initiative – Will it boost mLearning?
JANUARY 4, 2012
Given the nascent stage of mLearning development, the learning value that mLearning developers can derive from this training program is tremendous. Eventually that will result in us being able to design more compelling and engaging mLearning experiences. Mobile Learning Android Android Training mLearning Training InitiativeAs of now the program has 11 basic classes. 1.
Implementing mLearning In The Workplace
MAY 2, 2012
Implementing mLearning In The Workplace. Mobile Learning Workplace Learning Implementing mLearning Implementing mLearning In The Workplace mLearning mLearning In The WorkplaceHere’s the slide deck of the same. View more presentations from Upside Learning. We also released a ebook on getting started with mobile learning last week which you may find useful.
Free #mobile toolkit and link to the FRAME mLearning model
MAY 17, 2013
mobile mLearning research mobile learning eLearning The University of Leicester has been looking at a framework for mobile learning to fit their learning with iPads in university project called PLACES. The Mobile toolkit from JISC as well as an overview of the FRAME model are disseminated via free downloads which you can find here: JISC InfoNet. 2011). 1-65). 2009). Ally (Ed.), 25-47).
Durable, rural #mLearning with the Cofimvaba project
AUGUST 6, 2013
One of my close friends, Adele Botha , has been engaging in a successful mLearning project that is the starting point for a nationwide roll out of mLearning to reach all rural schools in South Africa, the so called Cofimvaba projec t. mLearning education tablet m4d mobile learning open education ICT4D they will do it! it is the complete approach that really blew my mind.
Nota tool for collaborative #mLearning with eBooks
MARCH 4, 2013
Overall a nice addition for mLearning. mobile tools mLearning OER collaborative learning mobile learning ebookLast week I got a message from Stephanie Ray and she asked me to take a look and review Nota , a free mobile collaborative learning platform which is available in a web format and as a mobile app. After playing around a bit with Nota, it sure seems a nice tool. all over again.
Are #mLearning projects in Africa really successful? #ICT4D critique
NOVEMBER 10, 2011
He moves away from the main trend of depicting mLearning as successful simply because it brings education to people that did not use technology for education before and of the main narrative that mLearning is a sure benefit. John starts of the seminar with putting question marks on widely promoted mLearning projects like Nokia Maths project. But what are they buying into?
New ADL #mLearning Design Reference model: adjust to your needs
JULY 3, 2015
Peter Berking who is the lead of the MOTIF project just released the core slide deck for the newly adapted mLearning Design Reference model, and is now inviting us all to have a look at the reference model, and adapt it to our own needs. and it all starts out from the needs and goals that you want to achieve with your mLearning project. It is a really useful slide deck.
Call for papers and proposals #eLearning, #MOOC, #mlearning
JUNE 1, 2015
conferences education eLearning mLearning mobile learning mooc online learning workshopsA quick list with calls for papers (journals and conferences), workshops and events. On the verge of submission: Online Educa Berlin 2015 One of the top online learning/training conferences in Europe. pages) as PDF via EasyChair and design samples of own work (e.g.
A Lesson in Mobile Learning Design from Yelp [#mLearning]
AUGUST 27, 2013
Learners are ready for Mobile and it’s time to deliver powerful mLearning experiences! Mobile Learning eLearning featured mLearning mobile Yelp 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. Send to Kindle.
Free #mLearning papers from IJIM, an open access journal
JANUARY 22, 2013
mobile mLearning journals research paper mobile learning eLearningGreat news! There is a new free edition of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM). iJIM has just published its latest issue at --> [link]. In order to view the papers and articles, you only need to register (which is for free) and once you are registered you can access any article you want.
When Designing Mobile Learning, Think Less is More [#mLearning]
APRIL 30, 2012
Over the weekend I came across this fascinating article that really got me thinking about how we should approach the design of mobile learning (mLearning). Mobile experiences are radically different from traditional desktop experiences and thus it’s important to approach the transition to mLearning thinking that our learners on mobile are used to and expect different things from us.
MLearning and a Global Workforce
Mobile Learning Edge
FEBRUARY 24, 2011
UpSide Learning blogger Aneesh Bhat suggested this week that to remain competitive, companies must increase their agility in the informational and educational support they provide their employees. Access to information at all times is now necessary to sustain momentum and provide employees with the tools and reinforcement they require. The need of the hour is —technology that enables organizations to distribute “just-in-time” updates that are both targeted and tracked. Bhat, 2011). Mobile Learning: What it can do for a global workforc e | Aneesh Bhat | Upside Learning | 21 February 2011.
Mobile Learning Revolution – Round-Up Of Our Best mLearning Posts
JUNE 21, 2011
Coming to this article, we have rallied the best of our mLearning posts. For all of you who are testing the waters or have already implemented a mLearning strategy, this post, we assure you, is manna from heaven. 1. Get your mLearning basics cleared here. 2. Learn about the 4 components of a good PSS and how you can leverage mLearning platforms as PSSs. 6. See you there.
Converting eLearning to mLearning (Presentation)
OCTOBER 7, 2015
“We are interested in moving to mLearning, but don’t know how.” Mobile Learning Converting eLearning to mLearning e-Learning to m-Learning eLearning to mLearning” As an eLearning vendor, how often have you heard your clients say this, or as an organisation, have had this thought cross your mind? Quite often than not, I bet! With a dynamically evolving technology as the base, Mobile Learning involves careful consideration and […].
South African #mLearning projects and calls for collaboration
NOVEMBER 9, 2012
They are wonderful mLearning experts and … open to collaboration. As a result of their quest, I am writing up some practical mLearning options to create easy mLearning options to add to the overall curriculum (I will share them later in the next few weeks). If you are looking for ways to connect to South African researchers engaged and passionate about mobile learning.
This Week in mLearning Podcast – Episode 7 – Project Tin Can
MAY 27, 2012
What this project can do for an organizational mLearning strategy? 5- Will mLearning experiences be trackable? 6- Project´s capabilities: simplicity and flexibility. 7- Building up a great community for implementation and support. 8- A new approach: learning experiences are not initiated in a LMS. Have mLearning vendors recognized that too? eLearning Interviews Mobile Learning Podcast mLearning TinCan 1- Highlights of the week. a- Google has closed its deal to acquire Motorola Mobility. b- Stats about Android activations per day. Send to Kindle.
The Promise of True mLearning is a Tough Sell
NOVEMBER 18, 2012
For the last few weeks, I have been busy delivering webinars and workshops on the topic of mobile learning, and throughout, the one question I hear constantly has to do with people asking me for mLearning examples. In other words, I was thinking about what most people really expect to see as mLearning examples? eLearning Mobile Learning featured Learning mindset mLearning mobile
Merging #mLearning with #MOOC is a good idea
JULY 18, 2013
While MOOC are of interest for any training and learning, the surplus of mobile learning or mLearning can not be underestimated. In many ways I feel that the benefits that mLearning offers would add to many MOOC environment. To me a future training platform would merge both mLearning features, as well as MOOC options to come to an ultimate online learning environment that caters intuitively (read ubiquitously) to the learner''s own contexts ans needs. mobile mLearning ubiquitous learning mobile learning mooc seamless learning future of education flow
Scalable, durable #mLearning intro drill down
JULY 19, 2012
Tom Wambeke and Robin Poppe from the Delta unit of ILO/ITC in Turin, Italy asked a couple of mobile learning people to come over and have a brainstorm on mobile learning options, The dialogue that appeared was interesting as it enabled all of us present to bring together similar priorities, add personal mLearning experiences and building options for people wanting to start, roll-out mobile learning. The slides here reflect the generic ideas or topics that were shared as pointers to start with mLearning or embedding mobile learning into existing (online) learning environments.
The New Articulate Storyline iPad App and mLearning [VIDEOS]
MAY 11, 2012
In my opinion, the need to look for new metaphors for learning becomes even more crucial if we seek to make a successful transition from eLearning to mobile learning (mLearning). Mayra Aixa Villar: As Instructional Designers, every day, we look for that spark of inspiration that can help us design our next eLearning project. via A new methaphor for e-Learning – Challenge to learn.