Instructional Design for Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile learning is about more than plopping mobile devices in front of students sitting in a classroom. This is one of the main messages delivered by Float mobile strategist Jeff Tillett [.]. Pedagogy and Learning Speaking Webinars augmented reality instructional design

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What I Learnt About Mobile Learning Design

Upside Learning

This means that there are going to be millions of Smartphone users out there, who can access mobile learning anywhere, at any time. 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.

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Sign up now: Instructional Design for Mobile Learning webinar

Float Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning kicks off its first free webinar in the Mobile Learning Conversations series, Instructional Design for Mobile Learning. Webinars development instructional design mobile learning trainingThis session will be hosted by Jeff Tillett and Gary Woodill, [.].

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Mobile Designers Should Understand Users’ Environments, Habits, Problems and Needs

Float Mobile Learning

Instructional designer Mayra Aixa Villar discusses mobile learning and mobile design in a recent interview with Bottom-Line Performance’s Steve Boller. Mobile Strategy Pedagogy and Learning Mayra Aixa Villar mobile design mobile learning

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Aaron Silvers on Designing Experiences

Float Mobile Learning

Aaron Silvers helps design experiences in order to help people become better by forming connections among people and resources. Conferences Pedagogy and Learning User Experience 1871 Aaron Silvers Chicago designing experiences experience design Float Mobile Learning Symposium 2012 Techweek

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

mLearning Revolution

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.

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3 Ways to Kickstart Your Mobile Learning for 2014

Float Mobile Learning

Using the Float Mobile Learning Primer''s Idea Starter feature, Scott McCormick expounds on several mobile learning ideas you can use in the new year.

The ABCs of Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

How you can use lessons from Dan Pink''s "To Sell is Human" for your next mobile learning project. Mobile Development Mobile Strategy User Experience ABCs of mobile learning books Dan Pink mobile design To Sell is Human ux

Design Journey of a Mobile Learning Tool

Steve Vosloo

The Design Journey: Creating a Mobile Test Prep Application in South Africa is an ICTworks post I wrote with Nicola du Toit. The post describes the development of a mobile-based test and exam revision tool for high school learners called X-kit Achieve! Mobile.

When Designing Mobile Learning, Think Less is More [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

Over the weekend I came across this fascinating article that really got me thinking about how we should approach the design of mobile learning (mLearning). to the new Age of Mobile. I also believe that each new era in computing brings challenges and mobile is no different.

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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?”

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The Single Biggest Myth about Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

There are many great blog posts out there about Mobile Learning Myths and not a single one mentions what I think is the biggest misconception about Mobile Learning. Mobile Devices are too distracting for providing effective learning.

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The Unique Affordances of Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

With more than 20 unique affordances, mobile learning designers and developers should work toward understanding the potentially complex possibilities available to them.

Design Considerations

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

These days I don't seem to find much time to develop actual mobile learning other than to create examples when testing various tools, but I do like to read Tom Kuhlmann's rapid e-Learning blog on development. It’s just a matter of rethinking how you approach the course design.

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A Mobile Learning Decision Path for Instructional Designers tasked with developing #mLearning [Download]

mLearning Revolution

Since leaving Adobe Systems almost two years ago, I have had the great fortune of working on a number of e-Learning and m-Learning projects for different organizations in various industries. Analysis of Current Mobile Learning Space … 5.

Enterprise Mobility and Mobile Learning

mLearning is Good

Enterprise Mobility. Many predictions for 2013 include the rise of enterprise mobility. This is all good for us as mobile learning technologists, designers and developers. I used to think of learning and performance support as two different things.

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. Here’s what you will learn in this action-packed workshop: Learn Key Mobile Learning Design Principles ( vs. eLearning design ).

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps. Here are some interesting links I’ve come across recently, mostly about mobile learning and some about learning in general that I found interesting.

Should Learning Designers Learn to Code? [Poll]

mLearning Revolution

To code or not to code, that is the question for Learning Designers in the new multi-device world we live in. Lately, I have been reading a whole lot about the advantages and disadvantages of learning how to code. eLearning Mobile Learning featured mLearning

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Product Design is about Emotional Experiences [Video]

mLearning Revolution

Suddenly we have all become Interaction Designers! This morning I came across this great video where several leading designers were asked to describe five of their favorite design experiences and describe the reasons why they felt an emotional connection to these experiences.

Free Mobile Learning Course – MobiMOOC2012

Upside Learning

For MobiMOOC 2012 she’s lined up a very impressive faculty to conduct weekly sessions on mobile learning and related topics. I feel absolutely honored to be included amongst them and I look forward to interacting and learning from the participants of these sessions. Learn More.

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Designing eLearning For iPads (LT 2013 – Slide Deck)

Upside Learning

We believe that 2013 is going to be the year of tablets and smartphones, and for us, at Upside Learning, eLearning on iPads (tablets) and mEnablement (as we call it) are powerful themes – ones that can get organizations started towards mLearning. Designing eLearning for tablets.

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Instructional Design for Mobile Learning – Webinar and Slides from David Metcalf

Float Mobile Learning

David Metcalf, one of the pioneers of mobile learning, and Director of the METIL Lab at the University of Central Florida, recently presented a webinar on instructional design for mobile learning. The video embedded here requires Flash – sorry mobile users!) Part of this new technology is the Responsive Web Design technologies that Chad Udell wrote about a couple of weeks ago. Mobile Strategy Pedagogy and Learning

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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. It’s just learning on the move. Mobile learning is much more than just learning on the move.

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.

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. It goes without saying the future of learning is mobile. In fact, the future of computing itself is mobile.

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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. Cue “mobile learning” – a medium perfectly suited to “support” this. The 3rd dimension Of Blended Learning. Mobile Learning mLearning

Commute to Float Mobile Learning Symposium

Float Mobile Learning

Aaron Silvers explains the importance of mobile experience design, what makes mobile experiences unique, and what he's looking forward to at the Float Mobile Learning Symposium on June 25. Conferences 1871 Aaron Silvers Chicago Float Mobile Learning Symposium 2012 mobile experience design Techweek unconference

What is the future of #mLearning Design? Storyline’s native app vs. Captivate’s Responsive Design [Poll]

mLearning Revolution

Three years ago when I began focusing on mobile learning, I looked at the most popular rapid eLearning development tools and I was convinced there was very little chance they could re-invent themselves into decent mobile learning design tools.

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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. Books Mobile learning Research

New Date added: Learn about Mobile Learning Design Workshop [March 8]

mLearning Revolution

It has now been 8 months since I started delivering my 6-hr workshop on what makes mobile learning design different from eLearning, and how-to build touch-optimized learning experiences that work on every screen. You will learn a why and how to think.

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13 Predictions (+1 More) for Mobile and Mobile Learning in 2013

Float Mobile Learning

Float looks ahead at the coming year in mobile. Featured Newsletter Pedagogy and Learning big data byod digital health mHealth mobile health mobile learning design MOOCs PCs quantified self

Mobile Learning – A Quick Start Guide: Get The Free eBook

Upside Learning

We have been saying it over and over again – mobile learning is here to stay! As fascinating as mobile learning is, it is extremely dynamic; and evolves at a blinding pace. Key Considerations in Mobile Learning.

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Education design in a mobile era

Steve Vosloo

I recently gave a presentation on Education design in a mobile era at the 3rd International North South TVET ICT Conference held in Cape Town. Uncategorized design mobile learning tvet

A User-Centered Approach to Mobile Web Design

Mobile Learning Edge

Lyndon Cerejo at Smashing Magazine has posted a useful article on how to do user-centered mobile web design. But the focus in Cerejo’s post is on maximizing the mobile user experience, although the same issues come up in designing for mobile apps.

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6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

Mobile learning is a relatively new domain and is rapidly evolving as well, which makes its implementation a not so easy task. When implementing mobile learning in workplace, following 6 steps will help create an effective mlearning strategy.

ADL’s MoTIF Project Releases Survey Results on Mobile Learning

Float Mobile Learning

More than 800 respondents address instructional design, eLearning, design process models and more in the first MoTIF report from ADL. Industry News Mobile Strategy Pedagogy and Learning ADL mobile learning research mobile research MoTIF

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A Model for Mobile Learning

mLearning is Good

Thanks to Judy Brown for her Hotlist where I found a new book titled, “ Mobile Learning Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training &# edited by Mohamed Ally - Athabasca University in Canada.

Models of Mobile Learning

The Mobile Learner

In incorporating mobile learning into everyday teaching and learning, one first must think of a workable model to frame the discussion and the implementation. Here are four resources that provide models and/or ideas for models of mobile learning. 1) Models of Mobile Learning – Mobl21: A Web model vs App model vs. Cellular model discussion. mlearning mobilelearning mobile learning

The Concept of Immediacy in Mobile Learning

mLearning is Good

Harris Interactive recently did a poll for Ask.com (article provided by Mobile Marketer ) to reveal answers to questions about how mobile users really use their devices to find information. Take a look at a few mobile sites on your device and see how they do it.

Is Mobile Learning Too Shallow?

mLearning is Good

Conversations about mobile learning are happening all over. One community asking questions about mLearning is the community of instructional designers who are wrestling with how to approach mobile learning.

5 Rapid-Fire Tips For Effective Mobile Learning Development

Float Mobile Learning

View this post and slide deck to learn more about how you can develop your future applications in the mobile enterprise. Conferences Mobile Development Mobile Strategy User Experience mLearnCon Online Learning Conference UI user-centered design UX

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

mLearning Revolution

When comparing the two big players in the rapid eLearning market, Articulate and Adobe, they approach mobile learning design very differently. The Future of the Web is Responsive Design! When I teach my m-Learning workshop , I have a slide with big letters that reads.

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