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New Mobile Learning Research

Upside Learning

ASTD last week released its new research report, titled ‘ Mobile Learning – Delivering Learning in a Connected World ‘, which we are very pleased to have sponsored. Mobile learning enhances the learning function through performance support. Mobile Learning

New Mobile Learning Research Report

Upside Learning

We have always believed that mobile is the future of learning and have continually strived to evolve our offerings in line with that belief. As predicted early last year, 2013 saw an explosion of mobile devices in the learning field, with tablets in particular being in the forefront of this growth. Mobile Learning Being associated with and […].

ASTD Webcast On New Mobile Learning Research

Upside Learning

Regular readers of this blog will be aware that we recently supported ASTD research on Mobile Learning , a report around that was released in May 2012. ASTD conducted a free webinar on that research report this week. Manager, Learning Technology at Qualcomm). Kevin believes it’s the tablets that have really got mobile learning started.

Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

When it comes to mobile learning myths and misconceptions abound. These myths are holding back widespread adoption of mobile learning in the workplace. This is the most common misconception about mlearning which leads you to evaluate how to implement elearning on mobile devices. It’s just learning on the move. It is quite literally mobile everything.

Ambient: Africa The Fastest Growing Market for Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

Ambient Insight’s latest research forecasts that Africa’s mobile learning revenues will reach $530 million by 2017, up from $102 million in 2012. Industry News Africa Ambient Insight mobile learning research

5 Views of the Future of Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

Timo Ilomaki has collected 5 different presentations on the future of mobile learning in one post, to allow you to see the variety of results.  The first presentation by Rudy De Waele is pretty interesting as he gives us multiple views from 46 different “experts&# on mobile learning. Some are clearly pushing the envelope more than others.

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Studies Show: Recent Research on Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

Every day around the world, thousands of research studies are produced on every conceivable subject. Pedagogy and Learning ResearchSo, when I checked out the Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE) recently, that there were [.].

Mobile Learning Edge Roadmap

Mobile Learning Edge

Download the Mobile Learning Implementation Roadmap by Gary Woodill, i5 Research. mlearning implementation road map. How-to Presentations Tools

Mobile Learning Revolution – Round-Up Of Our Best mLearning Posts

Upside Learning

Mobile Learning has been on our minds and for all the right reasons. And we are one of the 30 exhibitors showcasing our entire range of innovative Mobile Learning Solutions at booth number 316. Also on display would be our newly launched revolutionary platform for Mobile Learning – Upside2Go. What Is Mobile Learning? See you there.

Get Mobile to Implement Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

In an article from Float Mobile Learning , an mLearning firm based in Illinois, Scott McCormick suggests that to really discover what your firm requires in terms of mobile education and support, you have to get mobile yourself. Listen to their needs before you design your mobile learning program and you’ll get a lot further when you implement it.

Ethical Issues in Mobile Learning: Scenarios for Discussion

Float Mobile Learning

European researchers have developed six scenarios related to the ethics of mobile learning research. Industry News Research IamLEARN mobile learning ethics

Reviews for The Mobile Learning Edge

Mobile Learning Edge

To date, the reviews have been very positive, and reviewers seem to recognize that the book is aimed at business decision makers, more than instructional designers. WordPress Admin

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Take A Leap Of Faith With Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

This article was originally published in Learning Technologies 2013’s special show guide issue. Mobile Learning has been on the horizon for a long time but has met with scepticism and technical constraints in its early days. Now, even though bandwidths have improved and devices have become more capable, mobile learning is still struggling to take off. Just do it!

New Handbook of Mobile Learning Is Far-Reaching In Breadth and Depth

Float Mobile Learning

Routledge''s 2013 compilation of more than 100 mobile learning research articles should be considered by faculty members, consultants, and even mobile learning developers. Industry News Pedagogy and Learning book review Handbook of Mobile Learning

27 Benefits Listed for Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

A recent review of research on mobile learning by Dr. Naomi Norman surveyed benefits for mobile learning as perceived by members of the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK. While there may be a few items missing, this is about as complete a list as you get: Convenience (learning location). Convenience (timely learning). Control of learning. Fits many learning styles. Lends itself to informal learning. Research UncategorizedReassurance. Flexibility. Relevance. Quick and easy access to information. Improved care.

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?” It turns out that mobile users wanted to do this much to Yelp’s surprise. Send to Kindle.

Mobile Learning Has A Promising Future In India

Upside Learning

It is a well-known fact that Mobile learning hasn’t yet picked up steam within India. The primary reason for this being the low rates of mobile internet penetration in our country. However that might change very soon if we are to believe research conducted by McKinsey & Company. would love to know what you think about the future of mobile learning in India.

Twitter as a Mobile Learning Platform

The Mobile Learner

In the case of instructional uses, Twitter can be used to: - provide students with a way to connect with each other and other students around the globe to discuss their learning. create complex learning activities (i.e. students take on the role of an historical figure or character they are learning about and tweet as if they were that person). hashtags, lists).

5 Key Mobile Learning Takeaways from Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends Report [Slides]

mLearning Revolution

If you are a Learning Professional, who needs to convince stakeholders about the importance of mobile learning, one way is to bombard them with mobile statistics, and there’s no better source than the annual Internet Trends Report presented by Mary Meeker. Here are my top 5 key takeaways for m-Learning from this year’s Internet Trends Report: 1.

New Issue of the International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation (IJMLO)

Mobile Learning Edge

Academic articles on mobile learning are found in many different journals. However, only a few journals are specifically dedicated to mobile learning. One of these is the International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation , a UK journal in its 5th year.   Exploring the factors that affecting intention to use mobile learning. Norman A.

Float Mobile Learning Research Report Suggests mHealth is Poised to Explode in Next Decade

Float Mobile Learning

March 13, 2012 – Float Mobile Learning, a consulting firm that develops mobile strategies and apps for major healthcare organizations and Fortune 500 companies, released the final [.]. Android iOS Press Releases Research apps healthcare apps medical apps mhealth-tag mobile healthMorton, Ill.

April Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

Best of Mobile Learning April 1, 2011 to April 30, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. slide2learn #iPadEd #mlearning - uLearning Blog , April 4, 2011 Revisiting the Notion of Audiobooks and Public Libraries - The Mobile Learner , April 10, 2011 How can health within clinics be improved by mLearning?

Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

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I’ve spent an inordinately long time writing a whitepaper on mobile learning trying to expound our thoughts about it and how it might be used in the workplace. I’ve been doing some research around it and I’ve documented some of the better links I’ve come across. If you’re considering mobile learning in any shape or form, I’d suggest you give these a browse. Mobile Learning Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training. Learning Org. Mobile Learning thinking: Get on your skateboard to keep up! Will at Work Learning.

Mobile Learning in Canada: an Update

Mobile Learning Edge

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. Dr. K.

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Press Release: Float Mobile Learning Releases Quarterly “Environmental Scan,” Proves Mobile Technology is Revolutionizing Education in the Healthcare Industry

Float Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning Releases Quarterly “Environmental Scan,” Proves Mobile Technology is Revolutionizing Education in the Healthcare Industry. Quarterly research report reveals findings on the role of mobile devices in teaching [.]. Press Releases Research environmental scans mhealth mHealth Summit

6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design

mLearning Revolution

OMD research: viewers switch devices regularly while the TV is on (Image credit: Nathan Daniels). According to Cisco, by the end of 2014, the number of mobile-connected devices exceeded the number of people on earth, and by 2017, there will be nearly 1.4 mobile devices per capita. How would you describe your daily use of mobile devices? One Learning. The Web. No

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January Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

Best of Mobile Learning January 1, 2011 to January 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Float Mobile Learning , January 12, 2011 #LAK11 a free and open #elearning course on #statistics starts today, join! Ignatia Webs , January 11, 2011 #SCORM the future of #elearning? Get involved! hotlist hot January

eLearning is dead! Multi-screen learning is the next big thing.

mLearning Revolution

believe it’s critical for us to embrace this way of thinking when Designing mobile learning for multiple screens. The quicker we, as an industry assimilate this fact, the quicker we will optimize our learning, and mobilize it across multiple screens. To say that Mobile has been a game-changer in our lives is an understatement. eLearning Mobile Learning

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

mLearning Revolution

After delivering my 6Hr Mobile Learning Workshop for companies for a few months, today I’m opening it up for Learning Professionals. This workshop is a result of months of  research  on mobile; mobile app design testing for  best practices ; countless hours of  consulting  and lots of learning about  design  from trial and error.

Research: New Uses for Mobile Devices in Healthcare

Float Mobile Learning

Yesterday, we announced the release of the final series of our healthcare research. Research EHR EMR Float Mobile Learning Primer health care hospitals mam mdm mhealth-tag mobile application management mobile device management mobile medicineThroughout the rest of this week, we’ll preview what these documents contain. The wonderful thing about tablets such [.].

Review of “Handbook of Mobile Learning”

Mobile Learning Edge

The Handbook of Mobile Learning (Routledge, 2013), edited by Zane L. Muilenburg, and written by almost 100 authors, is clearly an academic offering that will be of interest to those researching and studying mobile learning. ” I have written a long review of this book on the Float Mobile Learning blog. Books Mobile learning Research

Mobile Learning in Canada

Mobile Learning Edge

This post is a brief overview of the mobile learning industry in Canada. This is of interest because i5 Research, my company, is located in Cobourg, Ontario. 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.

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Contextual Technologies Make Learning Relevant Again

Float Mobile Learning

Industry News Mobile Apps Research learning theory mLearnCon mobile learning mobile technology performance support symposiumThe first cluster in CHAMPIONS is Contextual. What exactly does this mean? Dorsey Dixon gives us an answer in his latest blog post.

Book Review: Work-Based Mobile Learning: concepts and cases

Float Mobile Learning

Work Based Mobile Learning: concepts and cases. Pedagogy and Learning Research case studies souveillance work-based mobile learningBook Review:  Pachler, N., Pimmer, C., and Seipold, J. 2011). Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang. Professor Norbert Pachler at the Institute of Education, University of [.].

MIT Launches a new Center for Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

MIT has launched a new Center for Mobile Learning that “will focus on the design and study of new mobile technologies and applications, enabling people to learn anywhere anytime with anyone. Research projects will explore location-aware learning applications, mobile sensing and data collection, augmented reality gaming, and other educational uses of mobile technologies. &#. This is the kind of initiative that can really help drive research and growth in the field of mobile learning.

Why Windows 8 and Touch-enabled Laptops Bode well for the Future of Mobile Learning – [Video]

mLearning Revolution

In researching for this post, I read where the first sense we develop as humans is touch. recently had a number of epiphanies on mobile when I purchased a Windows 8 Samsung Ultrabook, touch-enabled laptop. My point with all these trends is that they will help expedite the adoption of mobile learning everywhere. Touch-enabled laptops and desktops are game-changers.

A Brief History of Publishing

Float Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning examines how rapidly the publishing industry is changing. Featured Newsletter eLearning Guild free webinar iOS Learning Solutions Conference 2012 Mobile Learning Conversations Publishing Business Conference & Expo RabbleBrowser ReadSocial research The Leadership Challenge Wiley Publishing

UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2013 - free resources

moblearn

UNESCO has come out firmly in favour of mobile learning, and published a series of very well researched guidelines on how to make use of it. To quote them: The Symposium allowed UNESCO to launch its most important mobile learning publication to date: The Policy Guidelines for Mobile Learning. The joy of momentum!

My Review of “Work-Based Mobile Learning”

Mobile Learning Edge

On the Float Mobile Learning blog , I recently wrote a lengthy review of Work-Based Mobile Learning , a new book of essays from European researchers, edited by Norbert Pachler, Christoph Pimmer and Judith Seipold. In spite of its relatively high cost, this is an important book for any mobile learning professional to read.

Great Infographic: The Mobile Developer Journey

Mobile Learning Edge

UK-based VisionMobile has released a great infographic illustrating the journey of a mobile developer, from app design to monetization. VisionMobile has other interesting reports and maps, as well as an atlas of the mobile industry listing over 1,100 players. That is because it is still complicated. WordPress Admin