Healthcare…Mobile devices…lessons for learning?

Mobile Learning Edge

Two questions: Do you let employees use their personal mobile devices for learning? How do you protect company information on their device? Does he wait until I report updates or does it come to his mobile device he uses to check his vacation property and personal stock updates? The article, “Doing More with Mobile Devices in Healthcare: Eliminating the Security Compromise.” It is as applicable to learning professionals as it is health care data caretakers.

Mobile Devices and the Flipped Classroom Model

The Mobile Learner

Throughout this blog, we have always looked at the application of mobile devices in learning. I have always discussed the flexibility of digital devices as it related to both the consumption and production of content by both teachers and students.

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Mobile Devices and the Flipped Classroom Model

The Mobile Learner

Throughout this blog, we have always looked at the application of mobile devices in learning. I, for one, have always had the belief that mobile devices can be used to help student achieve in their learning because of the flexibility and access to content and collaboration tools that mobile devices allow. I have always discussed the flexibility of digital devices as it related to both the consumption and production of content by both teachers and students.

Three Ways to Use Mobile Devices in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

I’m of the opinion that there are 3 primary types of usage for mobile devices in the context of learning. Mobile devices are perfect to add to a blend in your training program. Mobile device based follow-up could increase retention and aid application of knowledge and skills.

How Blood Banks Use SMS to Raise Support and Help Save Lives

Mobile Commons

One such example of this is Sweden’s blood banks, which use text messaging to inform donors when their donation helps save a life. In order to respond to this challenge, Sweden’s blood banks have implemented a new text messaging service that alerts donors when their donation helps save a life.

Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement

Upside Learning

Trawling through my feeds across various social media, I’ve been noticing a spurt in the number of discussions around the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) movement. They have understood the usefulness and the power of the devices that they use, and want to leverage them at the workplace as well.

Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?

Upside Learning

I think mobile applications are the game changer for training. With the availability of just-in-time access to information through mobile computing devices (including tablets ) the notion of knowledge (sometimes a.k.a.

Training Plan For iPhone Application Development

Upside Learning

Right now, everyone wants to develop applications for mobile devices and in particular for the iPhone, as it has changed the way we look at mobile devices. Having knowledge of a server side programming language like J2EE, PHP, or ASP.Net will certainly help as any reasonably sophisticated iPhone app will require communication with third party services for data. Simple application. Develop application using in built table control.

Mobile Devices and 21st Century Skills: Part 2 – Knowledge Construction

The Mobile Learner

In the first post of this series on mobile devices and 21st century skills, I focused in the use of mobile devices in developing communication skills. We move now to a discussion in the use if mobile devices and knowledge construction. Similar to what is stated above, mobile devices can easily support information attainment by allowing students to access information online.

SCORM Implementation For Mobile Devices

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Recently we’ve made the UpsideLMS compatible to mobile devices and also launched a new version – UpsideLMS Version 4.0. While ensuring compliance, we encountered some interesting issues in the implementation of SCORM and found very little help online about implementing SCORM for mobile devices. So we thought sharing that experience might help. Mobile devices have limitations: - Screen size. Have you tried to get SCORM working on mobile devices?

Think Multiscreen (vs. iPad-only) when developing an mLearning Strategy

mLearning Revolution

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. Working for all those devices was interesting and challenging.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

– pointers on some of the tools out there, that you can use to help you take that ‘leap of faith’ into mLearning. One of the best tools, if you are already using Articulate, to convert your existing (Articulate based) courses to run on iPads, other tablets and mobile devices.

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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. The more devices you have for testing, the better. 2012 has been an amazing year for mobile!

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iBreathe, An Innovative Application to Allow Military Men and Women to Relax

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Reading about iBreathe at Information Week gets me thinking about the combination of real-time performance support and learning and how it integrates so well on the mobile device. I’ve never used this application of course, but the idea of it is very cool.

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

When implementing mobile learning in workplace, following 6 steps will help create an effective mlearning strategy. Audience profile: How do your learners use their mobile devices? Decide on Devices & Platforms to Support. You should expect mobile devices from 3.5”

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It’s fantastic for students to have access to powerful software tools that help them develop their skills; and it’s even better if the software is free.

7 reasons why the new Articulate Storyline is a Game-Changer for eLearning

mLearning Revolution

Undertaking a monumental job such as writing an application like Storyline from the ground up is no easy feat. If there’s one thing Articulate knows is helping customers design eLearning and it shows in the way they developed Storyline. Storyline is a standalone application that isn’t built on top of PowerPoint, however if you know how to use PowerPoint you are going to feel comfortable using Storyline.

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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 The only two devices to do better than the iPads were the iPhone 4s and the iPhone4.

Book Review: Designing mLearning: tapping into the mobile revolution for organizational performance, by Clark Quinn

Mobile Learning Edge

The volume edited by Norbert Pachler and his colleagues is a very academic book and is mostly about the use of mobile devices within the school system. The past six months has seen the publication of three new books on mobile learning.

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

Upside Learning

This post will help you understand how and where you can use mLearning, and the possible plan of action you would need to follow to get the most out of this endeavor. Effective mobile learning solutions can help you manage learning for your workforce that’s constantly on the move.

Mobile Learning – The Third Dimension

Upside Learning

Mobile learning allows us to provide just-in-time information, knowledge or resources at the “moment of need”, thereby providing valuable performance support and helping to raise our learners knowledge retention ability.

The Question Of Why (Not) eLearning On iPads Or Tablets?

Upside Learning

I believe ‘real’ mobile learning is much more than just learning on a mobile device. So while technically it may not be mLearning it is indeed helping mLearning adoption. ”. To supplement eLearning with support material or social/collaborative elements (just-in-time help/reference).

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

mLearning Trends

Published modules are packaged as SCORM objects and deployed with nominal hiccups for local/disconnected playback via an installed CellCast application on our test iPhones, iPads and Android devices. See a screen shot of the application on display from the show below.

My First 72 hours with the Blackberry Playbook

mLearning Revolution

I also want to point out that I have never owned or used a BlackBerry smartphone before, so the Playbook is my very first experience with any BlackBerry device. Here’s a screenshot: The Power button has to be the worst design ever in the history of devices. The Online Help.

Flash Lite on More Mobile Devices Means More Mobile Devices with Rich E-Learning Content

mLearning is Good

This is a good thing if you’re hoping to develop or port e-Learning content to Windows Mobile Devices. What this means is that you can develop full scale mobile applications with the Flash Authoring Tool and deploy them to devices running Windows Mobile.

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

mLearning Revolution

Take for example how Dreamweaver CS6 is helping web designers develop adaptive layouts for multi-device publishing. What about Previewing and Debugging across multiple devices?

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Global Mobile Awards

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This category was created “to highlight the rapidly increasing convergence of the mobile and education sectors, and to highlight some of the key areas of genuine innovation in learning initiatives, products, services or applications throughout the world today.”

Getting Started With Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

If you’re a new to the m-learning space, this post will help you get started with mobile learning. What services will help learners be more productive? What content is already on hand that could be made easier to access via mobile devices? Mobile learning is in the air.

Mobile Learning – What It Can Do For A Global Workforce

Upside Learning

As learning technology evolves and semantic web comes around, learning and performance support through mobile devices is becoming common. Effective mobile learning solutions can help you manage learning for your workforce that’s constantly on the move.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

using different types of devices in multitudes of languages across diverse geographies are sure to drive awareness in mobile learning and generate interest from organizations of all sizes seeking to achieve their own successes and become more innovative in the way the train and support their ever-mobile learning communities. Device Diversity is the “New Normal”. Flash will still not be supported on iOS devices in 2011 but this fact will matter far less over time.

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Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

Device Diversity is the “New Normal”. This shift will be driven by a combination of factors including learner (and executive) demand, IT acceptance and infosec approval plus a movement towards the adoption of “bring your own device” use policies within the enterprise. a.k.a.

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Are the robots taking over? Augment your reality, don't lose it!


When is technology helping, and when does it hinder? Using technology to help me, but not letting it remove my humanity - we need to learn new social skills about living with always on technology. Introducing a cool philosophy that helps keep your place in live. technology can help fill the gaps [36:30] Should we all be getting cybernetic implants? awesome medical applications - same story as augmented reality.

Leveraging Mobile Learning For Sales Training

Upside Learning

The advisory component is meant to provide help wherever and whenever the user requires it. Training – The training component of Upside2Go helps the user access training material on demand.

The Mobile Learning Edge: Table of Contents

Mobile Learning Edge

The Mobile Learning Ecosystem 31 Mobile Devices for Learning 33 Mobile Network Infrastructure 44 Mobile Learning Contexts 47 Mobile Learning Content Sources 48 Mobile Browsers 50 Mobile Learning Applications, Uses, and Experiences 51 Putting It All Together: Building a Mobile Learning System 52 3.

Mobile Learning in Canada: an Update

Mobile Learning Edge

Psion – ruggedized mobile devices. Kevin Taylor - Mobile Device Insight – Toronto, ON - great technical expertise on mobile devices. is working with the University of British Columbia on a Learning Management System (LMS) and Learning Content Management System “for audio and voicemail based learning” It is called the Learning through Interactive Voice Educational System (LIVES) and is aimed at helping farmers in developing countries.

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Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

Upside Learning

A: mLearning or Mobile Learning is designed specifically for mobile devices, mostly for learners who are constantly on the move or do not have regular access to traditional learning methodologies. We can build content, applications that are designed for the device and accessed from an LMS.

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

mLearning Revolution

Every Software Application as we know it, will need to be Re-imagined for Touch. My point with all these trends is that they will help expedite the adoption of mobile learning everywhere. Google’s Chromebook Pixel is a fully touch-enabled laptop.

IPhone- User Interface Guidelines- Part I

Upside Learning

The iPhone’s revolutionary user interface has changed the way we look at mobile devices. The iPhone SDK let’s you create native applications for the device. Types of application: Based on implementation method. Hybrid application : Combination of Objective C and HTML.

Mobile Learning in Canada

Mobile Learning Edge

Psion – ruggedized mobile devices. It is called the Learning through Interactive Voice Educational System (LIVES) and is aimed at helping farmers in developing countries. The research carried out in CMER has real and immediate applications in mobile education and learning.

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My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

The acceptance of mobile learning within the business community probably won’t happen with much fanfare, it will just happen and be accepted as a “norm” wherein the market no longer asks “should we offer learning to our employees (or partners or customers) via mobile device?”

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