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The Single Biggest Myth about Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

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These are all valid misconceptions about mobile learning, that get the advantages of mLearning across. Furthermore, all the talk about mLearning has helped raise awareness and has answered the question, ‘ why should I care about mobile ?’ The Single Biggest Myth about Mobile Learning [#mLearning] was first posted on March 10, 2015 at 9:21 pm. There it is!

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

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Making a business case for mLearning. Hands-on workshop exercises. * mLearning Opportunities and Challenges. mLearning lessons from mobile apps. Hands-on workshop exercises. * The Current State of mLearning Design Tools. Pros and Cons of Articulate Storyline, TechSmith Camtasia and Adobe Captivate for mLearning Design. Best Navigation Patterns for mLearning.

From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

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So if technology isn’t the real challenge for us in transitioning from eLearning to mLearning, then what are the real challenges? Here are 5 things I think are more difficult to overcome than technology, on our way to the promise mLearning land: 1. Lack of mLearning Tools. eLearning Mobile Learning featured mLearning vision. Mobile Challenges. Embracing Simplicity.

Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

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Upcoming Events: Here’s a list of some of my upcoming events and conferences: August 13-14 : From e-Learning to mLearning Design Training [6-hr Online Workshop] [link]. If you are looking for Speakers for your 2013 eLearning, mLearning and Mobile Events, please contact me [link]. Mobile Learning featured mLearning mobile mobile devices per capita. Conclusion. Like this post?

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

However, HTML5, by itself, doesn't really get the job done, as far as mLearning goes, because HTML5 by itself is largely a static, one-way presentation-capable kind of. In Rapid Intake’s mLearning Studio™, HTML affords animation and interactivity that. build with Rapid Intake’s mLearning Studio™ work on just. began. from all sides, smart phones and tablets are here to stay.

6 Drivers Of mLearning In The Workplace

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Mobile learning (or mlearning) is probably a hot topic of discussion in your organization right now. In some organizations, L&D staff is struggling to build a business case for mlearning. These will help you make the business case for mLearning. Mobile Learning Workplace Learning mLearningDoing More With Less. They are using technology to ‘amplify’ the enterprise.”

Implementing mLearning In The Workplace

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Implementing mLearning In The Workplace. Mobile Learning Workplace Learning Implementing mLearning Implementing mLearning In The Workplace mLearning mLearning In The WorkplaceHere’s the slide deck of the same. View more presentations from Upside Learning. We also released a ebook on getting started with mobile learning last week which you may find useful.

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Converting eLearning to mLearning? 4 Steps to Set the Wheels in Motion

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In our day to day interactions as eLearning vendors, we are very often asked this question – “How do I convert my legacy eLearning to mLearning?” ” Here are 4 steps to help you go through the process of converting eLearning to mLearning. Mobile Learning Converting eLearning to mLearning eLearning to mLearningContent & Context One of the most common Mobile Learning Pitfalls is […].

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Google’s Android Training Initiative – Will it boost mLearning?

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Given the nascent stage of mLearning development, the learning value that mLearning developers can derive from this training program is tremendous. Eventually that will result in us being able to design more compelling and engaging mLearning experiences. Mobile Learning Android Android Training mLearning Training InitiativeAs of now the program has 11 basic classes.

MLearning and a Global Workforce

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UpSide Learning blogger Aneesh Bhat suggested this week that to remain competitive, companies must increase their agility in the informational and educational support they provide their employees. Access to information at all times is now necessary to sustain momentum and provide employees with the tools and reinforcement they require. The need of the hour is —technology that enables organizations to distribute “just-in-time” updates that are both targeted and tracked. Bhat, 2011). Mobile Learning: What it can do for a global workforc e | Aneesh Bhat | Upside Learning | 21 February 2011.

mLearning Is Not eLearning on A Mobile Device (Part Deux)

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Mobile Strategy Pedagogy and Learning eLearning vs. mLearning mobile affordances performance support user-generated content John Feser talks about the role of performance support, unique affordances of mobile and user-generated content in mobile learning.

A Lesson in Mobile Learning Design from Yelp [#mLearning]

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Learners are ready for Mobile and it’s time to deliver powerful mLearning experiences! Mobile Learning eLearning featured mLearning mobile Yelp 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. Think again. Send to Kindle.

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

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Coming to this article, we have rallied the best of our mLearning posts. For all of you who are testing the waters or have already implemented a mLearning strategy, this post, we assure you, is manna from heaven. Get your mLearning basics cleared here. Learn about the 4 components of a good PSS and how you can leverage mLearning platforms as PSSs. PM on 21st June.

Converting eLearning to mLearning (Presentation)

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“We are interested in moving to mLearning, but don’t know how.” Mobile Learning Converting eLearning to mLearning e-Learning to m-Learning eLearning to mLearning” As an eLearning vendor, how often have you heard your clients say this, or as an organisation, have had this thought cross your mind? Quite often than not, I bet! With a dynamically evolving technology as the base, Mobile Learning involves careful consideration and […].

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

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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). Mobile experiences are radically different from traditional desktop experiences and thus it’s important to approach the transition to mLearning thinking that our learners on mobile are used to and expect different things from us.

The Promise of True mLearning is a Tough Sell

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For the last few weeks, I have been busy delivering webinars and workshops on the topic of mobile learning, and throughout, the one question I hear constantly has to do with people asking me for mLearning examples. In other words, I was thinking about what most people really expect to see as mLearning examples? eLearning Mobile Learning featured Learning mindset mLearning mobile

Microsoft Surface: Will It Help mLearning?

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Mobile Learning Microsoft Surface mLearningYesterday Microsoft finally unveiled its new tablet called Surface. It seems to have made a solid first impression , which is good news for Microsoft given this one represents several firsts for Microsoft. I thought it looks stunning especially with the Windows 8 UI. Will it help Mobile Learning?

Is eLearning on Tablets Really mLearning – My Stance

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Blackberries are mobile devices too that can be used for mlearning but many models are not touchscreens. Therefore, is eLearning on Tablets really mLearning? mLearning is eLearning and a whole lot more. Cell Phones in Education digital culture edushifts mlearning mobilelearning reflections elearningIn the above linked blog post, Jazquez argues that eLearning on a tablet is not mobile learning as he feels that in order for learning to be considered mobile learning, a uniquely mobile experience must take place. Unacceptable! It’s time to set the bar higher!…Ask

The New Articulate Storyline iPad App and mLearning [VIDEOS]

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In my opinion, the need to look for new metaphors for learning becomes even more crucial if we seek to make a successful transition from eLearning to mobile learning (mLearning). Mayra Aixa Villar: As Instructional Designers, every day, we look for that spark of inspiration that can help us design our next eLearning project. via A new methaphor for e-Learning – Challenge to learn.

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Mobile Learning is where the Puck is Going to Be [#mLearning]

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mLearning Workshop Exercise. In closing, I want to share a quote by the great Wayne Gretzky, which I started using in my presentations on mLearning, and one that I think epitomizes the urgency with which we should look at mobile learning and this incredible mobile revolution: A great lesson for all of us in Learning Design. Mobile Learning eLearning featured mLearning

Why the iPad and iPhone not supporting Adobe Flash is a Great thing for mLearning

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the learner needs to have the Flash Player installed) and thus making it an interesting challenge for our Industry to make the transition to mobile learning (mLearning), especially because of the market share that Apple commands with the iPad and the iPhone. However for a while now, I have been thinking that in some strange way this move by Apple turned out to be a great thing for all of us in eLearning and more specifically as we transition to mLearning. Can we make a successful transition from eLearning to mLearning without Adobe Flash? Let me explain. Absolutely we can.

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10 mLearning Lessons I Learned from reading Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski [Book Review]

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There’s so much to like about this book on the mobile-first movement, but here are 10 lessons I personally found applicable to all of us in mLearning: Lesson 1: The Future is Mobile and Mobile Learning — Hopefully you aren’t too surprised by this truth but it’s worth mentioning it. And this precisely how we should think about mLearning as compared to eLearning.

This Week in mLearning Podcast – Episode 7 – Project Tin Can

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What this project can do for an organizational mLearning strategy? 5- Will mLearning experiences be trackable? Have mLearning vendors recognized that too? eLearning Interviews Mobile Learning Podcast mLearning TinCan 1- Highlights of the week. a- Google has closed its deal to acquire Motorola Mobility. b- Stats about Android activations per day. Relevant figures related to its competitors. c- President Obama issues a directive to urge major government agencies to focus on the “growing mobile revolution.” RJ Jacquez wrote about this here. Send to Kindle.

Video: mLearning Devices and Special Needs Students

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differentiatedinstruction edushifts mlearning mobilelearning videoThis 6 minute video shows how mobile learning devices are being used with special needs students to help them communicate and to help them learn.

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Video: mLearning Devices and Special Needs Students

The Mobile Learner

differentiatedinstruction edushifts mlearning mobilelearning videoThis 6 minute video shows how mobile learning devices are being used with special needs students to help them communicate and to help them learn.

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Introducing a new Podcast: This Week in #mLearning [Episode 1: The new iPad and Mobile Learning]

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In this first episode, we review the new iPad as compared to the first and second generations, plus its impact on mLearning. iCloud and the importance of having a singular computing experience for eLearning and mLearning. I’m am extremely excited to introduce a brand new weekly Podcast entitled ‘This Week in Mobile Learning” with my friend and co-host Robert Gadd. Here are some sound bites of what you can expect in this first episode: Introductions. First Impressions of the New iPad as compared to the first and second generation iPads. iBooks and Adobe Shadow.

Apple Proves Mobile makes the Desktop better: A lesson for us in mLearning and eLearning

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Even if you are still not ready for mLearning, I feel you could still benefit from this approach. In future posts (and at mLearnCon next week) I will be sharing more of my ideas on what I mean by thinking mobile-first but for now, I feel it’s about embracing simplicity in our mLearning design and sitting down and asking yourself what’s really important to the learner (e.g.

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A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

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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. Reports About Or Related To mLearning, Mobile Learning. Accelerating The Adoption Of mLearning: A Call For Collective And Collaborative Action [FREE].

Do Learners on Mobile really know what they want in mLearning?

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I think the reason why eLearning tools vendors are rushing to market with a “ one size fits all ” solution for eLearning and mLearning, where the tools are simply converting existing desktop eLearning to HTML5, is because when they asked their customers what they wanted next in their software, for the most part what they heard was “I just want to have my learners access my stuff on the iPad.” When asked what is the first thing I recommend eLearning Pros do, who are starting to look at mLearning, I always say get immersed in mobile yourself. Send to Kindle.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

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Whatever it is, this one is music to my ears after many years of toiling away to make mLearning a reality for the enterprise. Gamification Accelerates mLearning Adoption. mobile learning CellCast mlearningHere on the last day of the year, I offer my predications for the big and shaping trends we’ll see in the enterprise mobile learning space for 2012. So, in no certain order, here are my predictions… 1. Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream. Or perhaps this is more a case of the classic “frog in boiling water” scenario. Access Points Diversify. Fewer but More Capable Tablets.

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

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Looking at the two biggest players in this space, Articulate and Adobe, it’s worth noting that both companies have taken different approaches to mLearning design. image credit: table xi. However today after several iterations to their products, most vendors have made great strides in reimagining they products, and I’m not so sure I believe that anymore. My Question to You.

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

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This leads to organizations being unsure of how to formulate even a basic mLearning Strategy. This eBook called ‘Mobile Learning – A Quick Start Guide’ can help you understand when to use, how to design, develop and implement mLearning in a way that works for your organization. Some topics you can look forward to reading about: Understanding mLearning.

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UNESCO series of mLearning working papers

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mlearn mobile/miniaturisation latin america mobile report research UNESCOUNESCO are releasing several working papers focusing on different regions of the globe and mapping what mobile learning initiatives are in place, particularly in regards to policy, and teacher professional development. You can read them all at Edutechdebate: https://edutechdebate.org/archive/mobile-learning-initiatives/. Here are my thoughts on the Latin America report: - I really found the drivers, enablers and blockers section to be very useful – a simple way to communicate a lot about what the issues are.

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Global Tablet Shipments on Track to Surpass Total PC Shipments by 2015 [#mLearning]

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Mobile Learning eLearning mLearning mobile Today we don’t get to decide which device learners use to access our Learning – slide used in my mobile learning workshop. According to a new forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC), the shift from traditional Personal Computers to Mobile Devices continues forward faster than expected, and with no slowing down in sight.

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

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So considering Captivate is an Adobe product, this is where my high expectations came from because I thought Captivate would follow suit and show the eLearning and mLearning community something awesome, something that would have made Captivate a game-changer, especially for developing great mobile learning experiences. True mLearning a la Dreamweaver CS6. That’s it.

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

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Mobile Learning ADL eLearning Learning mLearning mobile 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. Dr. Allison Rossett and I were brought on as Subject Matter Experts for this project. Project Description … 1. … 33. … 35.

mLearning is Bigger than Mobile Devices. The “m” is for Multiscreen.

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In a previous post entitled The “m” in mLearning means More , I made a case for why I believe mobile learning has vastly more potential than eLearning, in no small part because of all the sensor superpowers built into mobile devices. mLearning is bigger than mobile devices. link]. It’s not about the desktop vs. mobiles devices. It’s about an ecosystem of screens.

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

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This was followed by my book, The Mobile Learning Edge (McGraw-Hill, 2010), and, most recently, Clark Quinn’s new book on this topic, Designing mLearning: tapping into the mobile revolution for organizational performance (Pfeiffer, 2011). He argues that mlearning is not about formal learning in classrooms. Springer, 2010). It will appeal only to other academics.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

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mLearning Studio from Rapid Intake. As detailed in a recent post, Rapid Intake’ s new mLearning Studio tools are preparing to hit the market and will enable IDs to publish their content as either Flash or HTML5 packages. This first post will focus on LS2011 and I’ll post again on CTIA tomorrow. The Learning Solutions 2011 Event. Storyline from Articulate. slide to slide hyperlinks).

Blogging the Mobile Learning Revolution as it Happens [#mLearning]

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And yes, mobile is also changing the way we are thinking about Learning and developing the next generation of courses, most of us are calling this mobile learning or mLearning. 1) I’m officially changing the title of this Blog from Trends in eLearning and mLearning to The Mobile Learning Revolution Blog. It has been roughly two months since I left Adobe and I could not be happier with every aspect of my life. I am going through this great exploratory phase where I embrace every opportunity that comes my way. One of those topics is this mobile thing we are witnessing.