Trending Sources

From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

mLearning Revolution

However unlike some people who think that things like the price tag of a mobile device or its battery are holding mobile learning back from full adoption, I’m convinced technology has little to do with what’s holding us back from crossing the chasm. Here are 5 things I think are more difficult to overcome than technology, on our way to the promise mLearning land: 1.

Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]

mLearning Revolution

Understand the mobile learning landscape, technologies and tools. 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 native apps vs. mobile web for mLearning.

MLearning and a Global Workforce

Mobile Learning Edge

The need of the hour is —technology that enables organizations to distribute “just-in-time” updates that are both targeted and tracked. Industry Learning TechnologiesUpSide 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. Bhat, 2011).

8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning

mLearning Revolution

This year we have seen technology companies introduce a myriad of mobile devices of all sizes, prices and operating systems. Clearly there’s a strong technology shift happening now. To fully realize the potential of mLearning, though, we need to think outside the eLearning box and question many of our traditional practices. Learn everything you can about mLearning.

Mlearn 115

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. different technologies. technologies are: HTML. Combined, these three technologies make interactive e-learning. In Rapid Intake’s mLearning Studio™, HTML affords animation and interactivity that.

Converting eLearning to mLearning (Presentation)

Upside Learning

“We are interested in moving to mLearning, but don’t know how.” With a dynamically evolving technology as the base, Mobile Learning involves careful consideration and […]. 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!

Using Technology to Support Struggling Readers

The Mobile Learner

This brief post provides a link to an article I found informative on the role technology can play to support struggling readers. While not a post about mobile leaning per say, it does provide food for thought on how technology in general can support teachers support struggling readers. Article: Five Reasons Readers Need Technology. Uncategorized mlearning

Using Technology to Support Struggling Readers

The Mobile Learner

This brief post provides a link to an article I found informative on the role technology can play to support struggling readers. While not a post about mobile leaning per say, it does provide food for thought on how technology in general can support teachers support struggling readers. Article: Five Reasons Readers Need Technology. Uncategorized mlearning

The Promise of True mLearning is a Tough Sell

mLearning Revolution

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

Why the iPad and iPhone not supporting Adobe Flash is a Great thing for mLearning

mLearning Revolution

the learner needs to have the Flash Player installed) and thus making it an interesting challenge for our Industry to make the transition to mobile learning (mLearning), especially because of the market share that Apple commands with the iPad and the iPhone. However for a while now, I have been thinking that in some strange way this move by Apple turned out to be a great thing for all of us in eLearning and more specifically as we transition to mLearning. Can we make a successful transition from eLearning to mLearning without Adobe Flash? Let me explain. Absolutely we can.

Flash 84

10 mLearning Lessons I Learned from reading Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski [Book Review]

mLearning Revolution

There’s so much to like about this book on the mobile-first movement, but here are 10 lessons I personally found applicable to all of us in mLearning: Lesson 1: The Future is Mobile and Mobile Learning  — Hopefully you aren’t too surprised by this truth but it’s worth mentioning it. And this precisely how we should think about mLearning as compared to eLearning.

This Week in mLearning Podcast – Episode 7 – Project Tin Can

mLearning Revolution

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. How can this bring into play informal learning experiences? 9- ADL has recognized the need for a SCORM that matches today’s technological challenges. Have mLearning vendors recognized that too? eLearning Interviews Mobile Learning Podcast mLearning TinCan

Two new ubiquitous technologies for Education

uLearning Blog

Wanted to post about two new technologies I am exploring for their ubiquitous impact on technology that I wanted to share… Both are currently being deployed, but as it is very early days, especially for Education, the ultimate uses of them in a learning context are yet to be defined. 1. Future mlearn mlearning mobile/miniaturisation uLearning glass Google ibeacon iPad

Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips

Upside Learning

Collaboration is another area where mobile technology can enhance and support performance and learning. Mobile Learning mLearning Mobile Learning Technology Mobile Learning TipsFind a problem with learning or performance first , think about learning next, and mobile learning last. This is somewhat analogous to “If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.”

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

While I haven’t blogged in a while, I continue trawling through my RSS feeds, seeing more and more references to mobile learning, mlearning, performance support, ‘just-in-time’ and so many other terms that make sense in that context. Learning in Hand is a resource for educational technology by Tony Vincent. Reports About Or Related To mLearning, Mobile Learning. mLearnopedia.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

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. Whatever it is, this one is music to my ears after many years of toiling away to make mLearning a reality for the enterprise. Gamification Accelerates mLearning Adoption. mobile learning CellCast mlearningSo, in no certain order, here are my predictions… 1. Summary.

NFC 19

Here’s how Adobe Captivate 6 could have been a Game-Changer for mLearning

mLearning Revolution

The idea that I can get all of this great technology from Adobe for $29.99 per month is a brilliant move and I applaud them for making it affordable. In my years working for Adobe and Macromedia, one thing I learned was the importance of leveraging technologies from various products across the rest of the company. True mLearning a la Dreamweaver CS6. That’s it.

Adobe 53

mLearning is Bigger than Mobile Devices. The “m” is for Multiscreen.

mLearning Revolution

Here’s how Wikipedia defines mLearning today: Any sort of learning that happens when the learner is not at a fixed, predetermined location, or learning that happens when the learner takes advantage of the learning opportunities offered by mobile technologies. [1]  In other words mobile learning decreases limitation of learning location with the mobility of general portable devices. 

eBook 46

The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition

mLearning Revolution

What a difference three short years make in technology. The sooner we embrace this truth and rally around tools and technologies that can enable us to deliver compelling learning experiences across multiple devices anytime and anywhere, the better off we will be as an industry. 2014 " The mLearning Revolution Blog ". Adobe Captivate Draft for iPad. It really is impressive. Incidentally,

Adobe 109

mLearning Demand Is Growing

Upside Learning

We have been interacting with a number of clients, understanding their requirements and discussing possible learning solutions, and one thing that stands out in these discussions is the surge in the demand for mLearning solutions. have always believed that mLearning will be the future of eLearning and have also written about it here. We see exciting times for mlearning ahead.

In Training.

Mobile Learning Edge

So what can you do if you are new to the shoe or the technology?  . You may not be a convert to the new shoe or the modality/technology but information seeking is always good.  How-to Learning Technologies Learning Theories Uncategorized Blended Learning mlearning Mobile Learning planning mobile learningI love to run.  Yet, I have suffered injuries so I am cautious and curious about any fads as I train.  The The new fad is the “barefoot&# running shoe.  It is supposed to be great and if you truly are a runner you apparently should have a pair of these barefoot shoes. 

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

mLearning Engagements Expand. Mobile Apps Become Essential to Enterprise mLearning. There’s no denying the power and reach of social networking in the technology space but we remain convinced that PUBLIC SOCIAL sites like Facebook , Linkedin , Twitter , Flickr and YouTube all have diminished value as part of an enterprise learning community when compared with the various PRIVATE SOCIAL sites and applications now available. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, then 2011 will be the year of the deployment. examples the industry has waited for over the past many years.

RIM 22

Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems

Upside Learning

Mobile Learning mLearning mLearning Solution Mobile Learning Solution Mobile Learning Solutions Mobile Learning Technology Upside2GoIn an earlier blog post, I had written about how Microlearning is changing the face of learning at the workplace. This post specifically talks about how a Mobile Learning Platform can be used as an effective Performance Support System. Upside2Go:

Are MOOCs the technology to break the Education Cartel?

uLearning Blog

But that’s where technology turned. He quotes Chris Dixon’s  remarkable idea  that just as in the previous four technological revolutions, we are at the stage where new tech is replacing traditional jobs before new digital industries that will appear have had a chance to create new ones. Education is the cartel that technology is going to break next”  Heppell, 2011. Part 1.

The Future Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

We’d like to share what we presented because it encapsulates technologies that will impact/affect the future of mobile learning and learning in general, readers of this blog will probably find it of special interest. Our presentation identified four key technology areas that will impact learning in the future: Big data, huge quantities of user generated content and sophisticated curation.

Mobile Learning Considerations – Native Apps or Web Apps

Upside Learning

High end (rich) applications can be developed if HTML5/CSS3 technology is used for development, which also enable use of audio, video and animation within the application. The choice really depends on the richness of your mLearning solution (user experience, performance and features) and the range of audience (rather smartphones) you are targeting. Take a look -. Native Apps.

Mobile Usage Among The Youth

Upside Learning

Mobile Learning mLearning mLearning Development Mobile Learning Technology Mobile Technology Mobile TrendsThe Neilsen Company, the well-known advertising and market research company published an interesting report recently about mobile phone usage amongst youth in certain countries. You can download the report here. registration required).

mLearning: Moving Beyond the App

The Mobile Learner

Using apps on mobile devices to reinforce learning at the end of the learning cycle is not a transformative use of the technology. 21C apps mlearning mobilelearning Apps are the foundation of all mobile platforms.  The explosion in the use of mobile devices, especially smart phones, is the direct result of two factors.  The first factor is the design and manufacture of hand held devices that are small, yet powerful enough to act as mini computers.  Transformative use includes using apps to learn and develop new skills at the beginning and throughout the learning process.

mLearning: Moving Beyond the App

The Mobile Learner

Using apps on mobile devices to reinforce learning at the end of the learning cycle is not a transformative use of the technology. 21C apps mlearning mobilelearning Apps are the foundation of all mobile platforms.  The explosion in the use of mobile devices, especially smart phones, is the direct result of two factors.  The first factor is the design and manufacture of hand held devices that are small, yet powerful enough to act as mini computers.  Transformative use includes using apps to learn and develop new skills at the beginning and throughout the learning process.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

Back on December 30 2011, I scoped eight predictions ranging from hardware/software to content types and authoring tools to macro-level mobility trends our team felt would influence the market for mLearning products and services for the year and I wasn’t disappointed (or much surprised) about how it all played out. Prediction #5 - Gamification Accelerates mLearning Adoption. Bullseye.

NFC 13

Basic mLearning with BlackBerries

mlearnopedia delicious

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). Tags: technology InstructionalDesign Tools Learning MobileLearning mLearning eLearning Training Blackberry Development Blackberries Design Have an audience that primarily uses BlackBerry phones. Heads up, Mac users. The BlackBerry tools and simulators are for Windows only.

Upside2Go – Changing The Game

Upside Learning

Upside2Go will be formally unveiled at ASTD TechKnowledge 2011, on 3rd February at 1.00 PM (local time) by Amit Gautam, Director of Technology Solutions at Upside Learning. Mobile Learning Upside Learning mLearning mLearning Solution Mobile Learning Solution Mobile Learning Solutions Mobile Learning Technology Upside2GoUpside2Go is a novel platform for mobile learning.

Games 30

Taking mLearning to the Gridiron?

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Technology Security StrategyIn the lead up to the Super Bowl, I saw this interview discussing the possibility of NFL teams considering replacing their traditional playbooks with iPads or other tablets. As soon [.].

Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis

Upside Learning

Myriad number of operating platforms, device types and variations in supported technologies make it difficult (and at times impractical) to create a unified solution which works well across the board. Still fast moving in terms of technologies. Early stage technology curve. Lack of standards for learning on mobile, and even general use of technology on mobiles. Threats.

Some Thoughts On Tablet Learning (aka Elearning On iPads)

Upside Learning

It’s not the same as mLearning. Given that the iPad is intended to be a mobile device it is easy to call any learning happening on it to be mlearning. The easiest way to answer this question would be to say Yes, after all the iPad as well as any other tablet, are mobile devices and mLearning is mostly about mobile devices. Using a tablet like a laptop is not mlearning.

Back from a year-long Sabbatical from Tech: 9 Things I’m excited about

mLearning Revolution

Looking back, perhaps I should have done this right after leaving Adobe. I’m feeling refreshed and ready for round two with new ideas for my blog, books, courses on mLearning, presentations, and excited to take on a new projects for organizations looking to mobilize their learning. Skype Translator – Microsoft has been busy working on some exciting technology for Skype.

Adobe 48

Top 10 Ways People Are Using Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Many companies know that there are efficiencies to be achieved through an effectively deployed mLearning strategy. Yet the question I’m asked most frequently is – how are your clients leveraging mobile learning technology? […]. Clearly there is plenty of buzz out there around mobile learning. In my role, I field multiple inquiries on a weekly basis. Mobile Learning

Developing Mobile Learning: Which Device Are Your Targeting?

Upside Learning

Mobile Learning Developing Mobile Learning mLearning Mobile Learning Technology Mobile OS SalesWhen you are getting started with mobile learning one of the decision you’ll have to make is which device(s) to target. In a SWOT Analysis of Mobile Learning we posted earlier this week, we listed this as one of the weaknesses of mobile learning as it stands today. Fragmented market and no real common development platform make this a serious hindrance to mobile learning adoption. Here’s a forecast from Gartner about how the smart phone market could look like in 2015.

The mLearning Bullet Train

Float Mobile Learning

When those of us at Float are interacting with colleagues or clients and talking about the impact of mobile learning we often comment that the change from eLearning to mLearning [.]. iOS Mobile Technology

The New Adobe Captivate 7 Marches Backwards into the Future [Review]

mLearning Revolution

Having said that, I cannot recommend this version of Captivate nor would I recommend relying on Adobe as the future vendor that can deliver innovating and breakthrough eLearning and mLearning experiences for the 21st Century. via  An Honest Assessment of Adobe Captivate 6 [First Impressions] | The mLearning Revolution Blog. Fast Forward One Year Later. Hence the title of this post.

Adobe 52