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Top 5 Ways Companies Are Using Mobile Learning Technology

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If engaged in the learning industry long enough, you gain a keen understanding and appreciation for the direction that learning is headed. Mobile Learning Developing Mobile Learning eLearning on mobile And occasionally you have the opportunity to witness a genuine ‘tipping point’ in the industry – the adoption of a new approach that delivers meaningful value for those who must perform at the […].

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

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Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps. 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. Mobile ESL.

Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips

Upside Learning

Find a problem with learning or performance first , think about learning next, and mobile learning last. Look for a learning/performance problem and analyze carefully if mobile learning is a possible solution and not the other way round. Also factor in their use of and comfort with mobile devices. Mobile demands quick, simple and easy-to-use.

The Future Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Last week Amit and I made a small presentation to the Mobile Learning MOOC (MobiMOOC) about the possibilities in the future of mobile 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.

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. do we take advantage of these devices to deploy learning content and how do we. Problem #1: How do we develop learning content that works on all of the different.

New Mobile Learning Research

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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

Contextual Technologies Make Learning Relevant Again

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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.

Top 10 Ways People Are Using Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

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

Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis

Upside Learning

For over two years now, we have not only just been hearing about mobile learning but also actively understanding and working on it. From trying to explain five myths of mobile learning to assisting customer  new to mobile learning, getting started with mobile learning has been an exciting journey through which we have seen mobile learning seeing increasing adoption.

Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement

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In its Technology, Media & Telecommunications Predictions 2012 , Deloitte predicts that by the end of the year 2012, 500 million smartphones with a retail price of $100 or less will likely be in use worldwide. With the almost insatiable need for information and communication increasing across the global workforce, most of them are turning to mobile devices. Feel free to comment.

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.

Mobile Learning – The Third Dimension

Upside Learning

An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage. The ability to identify and capture this advantage is second only to retaining it, which, in the ever-changing landscape of globalization, shrinking markets and the shifting sands of technology is challenging to say the least! – Jack Welch.

10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]

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When comparing the two big players in the rapid eLearning market, Articulate and Adobe, they approach mobile learning design very differently. Articulate for example has gone the native app route for deploying learning projects to tablets and HTML5 for smartphones like the iPhone and the Moto X. When I teach my m-Learning workshop , I have a slide with big letters that reads.

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Mobile Learning Through the Years [Infographic]

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Believe it or not, mobile devices for learning have been around for thousands of years. Mobile Technology history info mobile learningJust think about it. The abacus is a portable device used for counting. Mattel’s See [.].

Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems

Upside Learning

In 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. Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms. We unveiled our mobile learning solution – Upside2Go – at ASTD TechKnowledge 2011.

5 Views of the Future of Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

It is notoriously hard to predict the future of anything, but predicting technology trends can be done if you look for products and services already in development. 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.  Some are clearly pushing the envelope more than others.

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Getting Started With Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

Mobile learning is in the air. At Upside Learning, we have been doing a fair bit of mobile learning for more than two years now. During this period we’ve tried several things; experimented a lot; and in the process have built a good understanding and capability in the mobile learning space. What is Mobile Learning. Why Mobile Learning.

Future Mobile Learning

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Last week in a workshop on mobile learning I was looking for something interesting in that difficult time right after lunch. So I decided to talk about where mobile is going and thus additional opportunities for mobile learning. Changing Technology from 1996 View more presentations from Judy Brown. What did I miss? Please add other projects in the comments.

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.

What Is Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

I spent a day at the Learning Technologies show exhibition in London this week. There is a lot of talk of mobile, social, and informal learning at the vendor stalls this year. The most confused, if not misused, term seems to be mobile learning. One large learning systems provider says mobile learning is what’s done on your laptop.

The Mobile Learning Ecosystem I – 10 Important Questions

Upside Learning

Mobile technology penetration is racing ahead in the corporate workplace, with the BYOD (bring your own device) movement affecting companies in varied ways. During some time off earlier this month, I’ve been ruminating how a ‘mobile learning ecosystem’ evolves in an organization; here are ten questions I asked. value for the learning ecosystem).

Is Mobile Learning A Reality Now?

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Is mobile learning becoming a reality rather than a prediction? And has this led to new generation of players emerging in the learning market place? Over the last three years there have been various predictions , ranging from pessimistic to optimistic about the role that mobile learning will play in the world of learning.

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.

Free Webinar: Mobile Learning Conversations Session Focuses on Rapid Development Tools in Mobile Learning

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It’s time for a “soft reset” in the learning community, according to several experts in the industry. “I think that we’re at a point that we really need to pause and [.]. Mobile Development Mobile Technology Webinars Mobile Learning Conversations

3 Essential Themes for Mobile Learning Systems

Upside Learning

This takes on a post I wrote several weeks ago, that spoke about four themes that will (and not five) predominate learning in the future. As we prepare to iterate development of Upside2Go, we will need to start figuring out what sort of features our users (learners, managers, administrators) would really like from a mobile LMS. Learning is about content and bums-in-seats?

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 Conferences

Mobile Learning Edge

The most comprehensive listing of conferences for learning technologies is the one produced by Clayton Wright. Here are all the conferences on Clayton’s current list related to mobile learning: February 7-10, 2011 International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security , 4 th , sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Paris, France. February 14-17, 2011 Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Spain. Conference: Mapping, Mobile and Local , Santa Clara, California, USA. For a copy see: [link].

Free Mobile Learning Book

Upside Learning

The Open University of China has recently released an mLearning book called Global Mobile Learning Implementations and Trends. It has been edited by Dr. Mohamed Ally (Athabasca University) and Dr. Avgoustos Tsinakos (Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology in Greece). Mobile Learning mLearning The book is available for free online here. Dr. Ally had previously published a […].

The evolution of corporate mobile learning

Mobile Learning Edge

A great article from Caroline Avey via CLO Media: The challenges for today’s CLOs are more complex than ever: They are required not only to demonstrate clear value and business relevance for their learning strategy on a global stage, but also their ability to link learning and performance programs directly to the goals of their organization, despite constraints in time, budget and talent. via Five Trends in Learning Delivery in 2011 – Chief Learning Officer, Solutions for Enterprise Productivity.

Mobile Technology – Empowering The Workforce

Upside Learning

In an earlier blog post , Abhijit Kadle had written about a gradual but complete shift to mobile based devices for a whole host of activities, learning being just one of them. There’s no doubt about it – The future is mobile. Mobile Learning mLearning Mobile Learning Technology Workplace LearningYou can read the original article here.

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. Manager, Learning Technology at Qualcomm). Kevin believes it’s the tablets that have really got mobile learning started. We have written about tablet learning being different from others as well.

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

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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.

The Emergence Of Mobile Learning For Higher Education In Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia

Upside Learning

With the rapid development of mobile technologies, a new style of learning, termed as mobile learning, has exploded everywhere in the world. This is now considered as an essential learning style in the future. The students can learn just in time in their daily lives whenever they need to learn using mobile devices like Tablets and Smart Phones.

March Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning March 1, 2011 to March 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Getting Started With Mobile Learning? Rapid Intake Mobile Learning , March 1, 2011 Other Sources The following are the top items based on social signals. March 28, 2011 Is Mobile Learning A Reality Now?

The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]

mLearning Revolution

Perhaps this is why in eLearning we have always gravitated toward using tools that publish learning in the Adobe Flash format in order to create engaging desktop experiences. have been a Camtasia fan for a long time, as well as a SnagIt and Jing fan and I’m also  very impressed with the work TechSmith is doing on Mobile. eLearning Mobile Learning featured review

Developing Mobile Learning: Which Device Are Your Targeting?

Upside Learning

When 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. Mobile Learning Developing Mobile Learning mLearning Mobile Learning Technology Mobile OS Sales

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

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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

The Unique Affordances of Mobile Learning

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With more than 20 unique affordances, mobile learning designers and developers should work toward understanding the potentially complex possibilities available to them. Mobile Development Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy cloud storage geolocation instructional design learning technologies mobile affordances mobile device cameras mobile device sensors

Mobile Learning In The Workplace – Survey

Upside Learning

Mobile technology, having seeped into popular culture, is now finding widespread acceptance as a training and learning device in the workplace as well. If not already adopted, mobile learning is now certainly featuring in most strategy discussions within L&D teams in large and small enterprises. Mobile Learning Workplace Learning

Latest issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies available

Mobile Learning Edge

The International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM) (Volume 5, Issue 4, 2011) has just published its latest issue. Most of the articles are on mobile learning. Here is the Table of Contents: Mobile Tourist Guide – An Intelligent Wireless System to Improve Tourism, using Semantic Web. Hosam El-Sofany, Samir Abou El-Seoud). Nevena Mileva).