The Future Of Learning Design

mlearnopedia delicious

If you are intrigued by the future of learning design, you won’t want to miss the second half of this interview with Karl Kapp. Coach: What types of challenges do newer technologies, such as mobile and podcast, present to the instructional designer?

Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

Upside Learning

Early this month we ran two webinars on “Designing eLearning for Pads (tablet)” A big thank you to all of you who were able to join us! I believe all the design consideration mentioned could be achieved using normal eLearning so why should a company look for mobile learning?

Trending Sources

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

Upside Learning

What I Learnt About Mobile Learning Design. Mobile hardware has its own limitations and hence we need to adhere to some critical design conventions in order to make our mobile applications a success. Mobile Learning has been on our minds and for all the right reasons.

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

mLearning Revolution

million activations a day, that’s roughly 39 million activations a month. Mobile changes everything from the way we learn new things by interacting with information on our mobile devices, to the way we design the next generation of learning experiences for the mobile learner.

Mlearn 115

New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions

Many of these were designed and developed before the modern smart. He has been managing, designing and developing inter- active e-learning solutions for over nine years. as an instructional designer and Training Manager for two software companies.

Five Myths of Mobile Learning

mlearnopedia delicious

However, if learners are distracted I’d rather blame the learning activities and content and not the technology or device itself. Simply converting and packaging existing course-ware for mobile consumption does not qualify as ‘mobile learning’; for it to be effective learning, the learning content and activities have to be designed keeping mobile device usage and the like in mind.

The “m” in mLearning means More

mLearning Revolution

” In the context of mLearning, I also believe that we should not approach designing for mobile with the mentality that we need to create learning experiences that are stripped-down version of their eLearning counterparts on the Desktop.

Mlearn 103

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. While the development platforms and tools are easy-to-use, using such tools to design effective learning solutions is another matter altogether.

Tin Can: My First impressions from mLearnCon 2012

Upside Learning

The session interestingly was titled ‘Design of the Possible: Powered by the Tin Can API’. Summary: Tin Can is designed to provide a common data storage for learning experiences across a number of devices/platforms/media/information systems.

5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

Upside Learning

As per data published by Good Technology in their Good Technology Device Activations Report | Q1 2012 , the iPad 2 averaged 17.7 percent of their enterprise activations in the first quarter of 2012 in the US. percent of Good Technology’s enterprise activations.

The Future Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

While the web buzzes with talk of ‘big data’, it only indicates the huge amount of data that is now being generated by human and machine activity and resident in the cloud.

Four R’s Model and Mobile Learning Activities | Mobile Learning


Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Four R’s Model and Mobile Learning Activities 11 08 2006 Repost of posting to EdNa forums , with other commentary here.

Instructional Design for Mediated Education | Blog | Location-Based Learning

mlearnopedia delicious

IDOS Blog IDT Roundtable Search Instructional Design for Mediated Education Blog Entry Location-Based Learning by Eruditio Loginquitas One comment 07 January 2010 In higher education, the uses of location-based learning seem to be limited to particular projects. And there are all sorts of learning games where learners may coordinate activities; these may involve geo-caching and other spatialized fun.

Using Mobile Devices as Research Tools

Float Mobile Learning

Because traditional e-learning has mostly been about presentations and activities designed by expert instructors, distributed to learners via desktop and laptop screens, we tend to forget the power of the

6 Drivers Of mLearning In The Workplace

Upside Learning

This is already having an impact on the way we design and manage work itself and is bound to impact the training domain as well. While the millenials lap up technology faster than others, the ‘older’ generations are also beginning to use mobile technology for daily activities like.

Free Mobile Learning Course – MobiMOOC2012

Upside Learning

MobiMOOC2012 will be a forum of various learning activities intended for interactive exchange of information, knowledge, latest technical developments in mobile learning. Mobile activism & education. The second edition of MobiMOOC starts next month.

Use Smartphones in class, say school principals


They actively encourage schools to accept smartphones, and social networking as part their educational provision, and offer a range of guidelines and advice to different levels of practitioner. Social networking sites provide platforms for student creativity by enabling them to design projects using words, music, photos, and videos. The National Association of Secondary School Principals have been trying to make sense of the whirlwind that is Social and Mobile Technologies.

Take A Leap Of Faith With Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Today’s mobile devices move beyond merely providing access but to actively helping and supporting us at work and at home. The context, then, in which we ‘the learners,’ use mobile learning is critical and a key element in designing meaningful mLearning.

A Mobile Game World

Upside Learning

As a learning designer, it pays to watch what people are doing around me. Today, casual gaming using social networks or mobile phone applications is a huge business, Zynga claims to have 200 million plus active users, and 60 million daily users.

Games 33

iPad Apps for Visual Creativity


There’s a pretty decent post over at the AppStorm blog, which has posted its reviews for the “ 30 Essential iPad Apps for Designers and Creatives “ Adobe Ideas 1.0 Applications Products Tablet apple communications creative design drawing ipad

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

2012 will be a pivotal year in the way enterprises must think about designing, producing, delivering and managing their content strategies, and mobility strategies will alter many of our current tool kit and business process choices. I feel the positive effects of the aforementioned evolutions will be more pronounced than similar advances in areas like augmented reality that will remain costly to design, produce and manage.

Future of Mobile Learning - an interview with Geoff Stead


To test this out in a meaningful activity, we used Gimbal to create a mobile tour guide, adding contextually relevant information into our Qualcomm Museum. Learning designers who have been masters in designing e-learning interventions for years are facing a major challenge with transitioning to mobile. What''s the future of mobile learning? Which trends should we be watching, and which ones are nonsense? What about NFC / iBeacons / Geofencing?

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

This recent post suggests more tablets were received/activated on Christmas Day than smartphones fueled by our sustained interest in gadgets to help inform, entertain and hopefully educate us in times of need.

Learner-Centric Design of Digital Mobile Learning | Mobile Learning


Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Learner-Centric Design of Digital Mobile Learning 27 09 2006 “ Learner Centric Design of Digital Mobile Learning ,&# [ doc ] [ pdf ] (which I co-authored with my colleague Margaret O’Connell), received the Best Paper Award at Queensland University of Technology’s “Learning on the Move&# conference which I attended yesterday (despite a raging flu!).

Designing mobile content « learning about learning….

mlearnopedia delicious

learning about learning… read, reflect, refine, apply, redefine Home About jump to navigation Designing mobile content December 14, 2008 Posted by ppang in Mobile learning. Why Mobile Learning Before we plunge headlong into any design and development work for m-learning, the first question we need to ask is ‘ Why do we want to implement m-Learning?’. Thus, a general rule is to keep it clean and simple in the design of content for mobile devices. m-Learning: Microlearning

mLearning World

skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * * mLearning World Live Monday, December 18, 2006 m-Learning: Microlearning Another M for mLearning- m-Learning: Microlearning Microlearning deals with relatively small learning units and short-term learning activities.

Top tips for mlearning: wisdom of the crowd


Information is everywhere, learners are mobile, m-devices are the bridge between them (Involve real-life tasks into educational activities) Let learners do things their way -- congratulate yourself if they do not proceed exactly like you had planned. mLearning Worlds New Domain

mLearning World

Current trends in Learning Technologies: a bluffer's guide


Or maths skills) Two interesting, and more successful models are: playing a real game, designed for entertainment, but setting challenges within it that build on learning. ( MOOCs designed for individual access to teach a specific subject. Do you know your MOOCs from your OERs?

UNICEF Report on Children, ICTs and Development

Steve Vosloo

It follows that a focus on children and on greater equity leads to an active and reflective engagement with the potential and challenges of ICT for development, targeting in particular marginalized children.

Optimizing Web Media for Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

We’ve recently been delivering simple content just-in-time for access through the websites that are designed to run on mobile devices. While idealistic, discard this thought right away, its just not practical for designer and developers to create a universally portable site like that.

A Great Resource for Mobile Learning

mLearning is Good

Designing Learning Activities with Mobile Technologies …………………………………………………………… 1. Collaboration in Context as a Framework for Designing Innovative Mobile Learning Activities … 172. Click the image to go to the Google Preview.

4 Ways Smartphones are helping People Learn a new Language

mLearning Revolution

Clipped into the iPhone, iTok designer Yanin Alexa Kramsky notes that the case is proposed as a simple learning tool, which gets rid of paper records through digital archiving. Image courtesy of: Michael Cahill.

The Mobile Learning Engine (MLE) for Moodle


By contrast, different handsets designed by different manufacturers each have their own web browser which implements bookmarks in different ways, making it very difficult to train a user in how to bookmark a Moodle page as the process is specific to their device.

5 Common Mistakes Schools and Teachers Make When Implementing BYOD

Cell Phones in Learning

Not creating a policy first In the early days of BYOD, many teachers would get excited by the idea and immediately ask their students to take out their cell phones in class for an activity. Teachers can do small optional projects for homework and then simple activities in the classroom.

Open Standards for m-learning?


Authorised users download an app designed for their particular smartphone, and then go and get whichever cross-platform mobile content / courses / tools / activities they want If you are interested in further details, see also our free report on cross platform app development.

7 Creative Ideas to Keep Your Nonprofit Mobile Subscribers Engaged

Mobile Commons

Schedule activities together. Planning local activities will give your subscribers a sense of community and keep them engaged for the long haul. designed an interactive SMS game called “Would You Rather?” Running out of ideas for your text message campaign?

Location is the next big thing, how will m-learning take advantage?

mLearning is Good

For example, we can take an employee’s location and provide him or her with active directions during an orientation period. We could also use location services to alert a coach to a learner’s location, so the coach could actively engage the learner as they enter a relevant physical space. I keep reading and hearing more and more about how location and location based services will be the the next big wave in mobility.

Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips | Upside Learning Blog

mlearnopedia delicious

This blog is about innovation, design, development, and trends in the Learning Solutions domain. Typically, we wouldn’t design any sort of mobile learning intervention to run beyond five minutes.

Erik Duval’s Weblog

mlearnopedia delicious

Erik Duval’s Weblog Learning Objects, Metadata, Interoperability and … me! Rencontre d’amis au bord de la mer du Nord - the essence of mobile learning. 3 May 2009 by erikduval I get many nice requests to come speak or participate in a discussion.