Interesting Mobile Statistics By Tomi Ahonen: mLearnCon

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His presentation was full of interesting statistics about mobile usage among teens and across geographies – all very useful pointers for m-learning developers. Tags: Mobile Learning mLearnCon mLearning Mobile Statistics Tomi Ahonen delivered the first keynote address at the mLearnCon last month in San Diego. His presentation is now available here. I have pulled out some slides I found interesting. The Growth rates of mobile are many times more than that of the Internet or PCs.

Sexting Statistics with College Students

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New Statistics on Teen Cell Phone Use

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CTIA-The Wireless Association® in conjunction with Harris Interactive has released some new research on cell phone use by teenagers (Release: September 12th, 2008). The survey looked at teenagers aged 13-19, across the United States. There were 100 questions about cell phones, perceptions, and attitudes. Below I have highlighted some interesting findings 57% agree or somewhat agree that the cell phone has improved their quality of life.

New Statistics on Teen Cell Phone Use

Cell Phones in Learning

CTIA-The Wireless Association® in conjunction with Harris Interactive has released some new research on cell phone use by teenagers (Release: September 12th, 2008). The survey looked at teenagers aged 13-19, across the United States. There were 100 questions about cell phones, perceptions, and attitudes. Below I have highlighted some interesting findings 57% agree or somewhat agree that the cell phone has improved their quality of life.

By The Numbers: Statistics on Mobile Marketing For Political Campaigns

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We’ve all seen the statistics about how ubiquitous mobile phones are. But how do these statistics play out in the real world? 91% of Americans have a cell phone within 24/7 reach. 99% of text messages are opened. There’s no better theater to see the changing landscape of technology than a presidential campaign. Campaigns spend literally billions of dollars in an effort to capture the hearts and minds of the electorate.

Cell Phone Ownership by Age, Gender, Income, and Region in U.S.

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Cell Phone Ownership by Age, Gender, Income, and Region in U.S.

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Mobile is taking over the world: Are you ready?

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Mobile Resources mobile growth mobile statistics mobile web usage smart phones text message statisticsToday Net Wits Think Tank confirmed what we’ve all be thinking: mobile is taking over the world. This phenomenon is not just occurring in the US – According to a report by International Telecommunications Union (ITU) mobile subscription growth was strong in developing countries (which have 3.8

The Olympic Evolution of Mobile

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Float looks at mobile statistics in London compared to the Beijing games four years ago. You won't believe how much the landscape has changed. Featured Newsletter Tappestry ASTD certificate ASTD Essentials of Mobile Learning eLearning Technology Showcase Employee Benefits Symposium Float Mobile Learning Symposium 2012 informal learning Kindle Learning Everywhere mhealth-tag social learning

Mobile Industry Count

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The source articles and statistics are listed here. Gary Hayes has created a very interesting mobile count widget shown below. I have been amazed at the phenomenal growth in the mobile industry and this just gives you a taste of the speed. Note that the numbers shown are since you loaded this page.)

2020 in Hindsight – Challenges Faced By Digital Publishers

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For example, statistics show that people spend about 8 minutes reading each day compared to about 6 hours of reading online.

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mLearnCon 2011 Recap

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Interesting Mobile Statistics By Tomi Ahonen: mLearnCon. We’ll be attending and exhibiting at mLearnCon 2012 in San Jose, California next week. It promises three days of huge learning – intense ideation, discussion and information exchange for those interested in mLearning. We’ve had great conferences over the last couple of years, and there were some posts to the blog at that time.

Google Survey Has Lots of Interesting Data on Mobile Use

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Perhaps the most surprising statistic in the survey was the fact that 49% of people who viewed a mobile ad actually made a purchase following the viewing. There are lots of other interesting statistics in this post, and a slick video that illustrates much of the data. Today, Google released the findings of a smart phone study done at the end of 2010. The sample size was 5,000 American adults who owned a smartphone and accessed the mobile Internet.

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Ten Interactive Online Platforms to Deliver Holistic Learning to Students

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It offers detailed statistics to track each student’s progress. This interactive online platform also supports ongoing improvement by providing multi-segment data, and course statistics such as attendance and completion rates. The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted the spotlight to online learning, with several schools, colleges and universities showing interest in interactive online platforms to deliver holistic learning to their students.

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

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Statistics about the use of iPads in the Enterprise. 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.

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.

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How to Select the Best Digital Publishing Platform

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Provides Statistical Analysis: Apart from interactive elements, look for other features that the ebook publishing platform offers. All these statistics can be viewed in a comprehensive manner, if your publishing platform offers an analytics feature. Publishers are always faced with the dilemma of which digital publishing platform to select for their content.

Key Mobile Milestone: Smartphone Sales Exceeded Feature Phones for the First Time [#mLearing]

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The report has many interesting statistics, including the fact that Microsoft has now become the No. We have reached another key milestone in the mobile revolution, which bodes well for everyone involved in Mobile Design and Mobile Learning. A new report by Gartner, which came out today, shows that for the first time, smartphone worldwide sales exceeded those of feature phones in the second quarter of 2013.

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

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Among the statistics provided in the report, one in particular stood out to me, namely: By the end of 2013, the number of mobile-connected devices will exceed the number of people on earth, and by 2017 there will be nearly 1.4 Amazing statistic and one that bodes well for all of us in Learning Design, who want to seize the huge potential mobile ubiquity represent for our Industry.

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February Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism Keywords: Future Trends Devices Design Social Wireless Cell Phones Google iPhone Conferences Statistics Presentation Books Government EducationWe will be posting the top 10 lists monthly. Here is the one for cc.mlearnopedia.com from February. Enjoy.

Innovative Mobile Learning Book - Fantastic!!

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And because the book contains a collection of research reports, the results are based on statistical evidence and so far I’ve found that these reports are comprised of high quality statistics and not just anecdotal evidence. I’m reading this book called Innovative Mobile Learning Techniques and Technologies by Hokyoung Ryu and David Parsons of Massey University in New Zealand (which I think I found through mLearnopedia - Thanks To the good folks over there!).

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

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Here’s another statistic that bodes well for mobile, Apple sold more iPads in Q4 2011 than any individual PC manufacturer sold PCs. One final statistic I would like to include here is the fact that as of September 2012, Android alone accounted for 1.3 2012 has been an amazing year for mobile! This year we have seen technology companies introduce a myriad of mobile devices of all sizes, prices and operating systems.

How to Leverage Interactive Learning Tools for Engaging Training Experiences

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Statistics suggest that interactive learning experiences reduce learner drop-off rates substantially when compared to regular passive video watching. This blog talks about leverageinh Interactive Learning Software for engaging training experiences. The importance of interactive training experience as an essential learning tool for employees cannot be emphasized enough.

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

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And here’s another interesting statistic that came out of that same research, 77% of mobile searches are in a location (work or home) likely to have a PC available to them. 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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SCORM Implementation Strategies For Mobile: mLearnCon

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Amit had summarized about it in his posts on How To Create Successful M-Learning Strategy: mLearnCon – Part I and Part II and Interesting Mobile Statistic. Recently, the first mLearnCon covering the A-Z in mobile learning was held in San Diego. While going through the session list, I noticed one session on SCORM Implementation Strategies for Mobile. Being a hard-core techie and a follower of mobile SCORM, it caught my interest.

I’ll Text You! SMS For Your Nonprofit Organization

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Watch the video below for mobile usage statistics, best practices for integrating mobile into campaigns, and examples of past and ongoing campaigns from Greenpeace USA and other large nonprofit organizations. On January 28th, Michael Sabat, our VP of Business Development, co-hosted a webinar with two of our good friends: Dawn Bickett from Greenpeace USA and Lawrence Grodeska from Change.org. The webinar covered how nonprofits can use SMS campaigns to engage their supporters with mobile.

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

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Just today a new statistic came out stating that less that 10% of the web today is mobile-ready and I would imagine that number drops dramatically when it comes to learning content being mobile-ready. The more I blog about different things, the more I realize that every time I talk about mobile, be it through statistics or Trends to watch, or educational apps I try, or even Interviews I do, I always get passionate about the topic.

How Teachers Are Using Mobile Technology Classrooms and Outside of School

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PEW Internet and American Life Project has just published the results of their study on how teachers in grades 6-12 are using technology. A few highlights of the study include.

Is Your Webiste Mobile Friendly?

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This is a free resource that will give you statistical feedback on how user friendly the website will be on a mobile phone (a mobile readiness rating of 1 to 5). This is also nice for students who are building websites and want it to be accessible to as many people as possible, they can check their site statistics on ready.mobi! At ready.mobi you can check to see if a website or webpage is mobile friendly.

Is Your Webiste Mobile Friendly?

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This is a free resource that will give you statistical feedback on how user friendly the website will be on a mobile phone (a mobile readiness rating of 1 to 5). This is also nice for students who are building websites and want it to be accessible to as many people as possible, they can check their site statistics on ready.mobi At ready.mobi you can check to see if a website or webpage is mobile friendly.

7 Reasons Why Enterprises Must Invest in an Employee Training App

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With new research and innovations taking place at an unbelievably fast pace, you never know when a software releases a new version or a new statistical report is released, or a product feature is updated. You probably have at least ten different apps on your phone. I can say this with conviction because I know for a fact that living in this mobile-first world without a dozen apps for various purposes such as banking, retail, social media, instant communication, etc.,

eBook Features: 7 Must-Have eBook Features for Every Publisher

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The provision of statistics and data can help. A recent study reports that the eBook market amounts to $15,740 million and is expected to show an annual growth rate of 4.2% (CAGR 2020-2024), resulting in a market volume of $18,533 million by 2024. This exponential growth is a result of all the various interactive eBook features that are on offer and the engagement they create. Traditional print media can never compete with these eBook features.

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

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Some interesting statistics: The Qassim College of Medicine claims to be the first Mobile Learning program launched in Saudi Arabia. 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.

Mobile Safety and Teen Perspectives

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Below is a PowerPoint presentation from senior research specialist at PEW Amanda Lenhart that show some recent statistics. PEW has some interesting research on what teenagers think about mobile phone safety.

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

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Granted, the iPad accounts for 91% of all tablet web traffic and that statistic alone is compelling enough to make you want to focus your entire learning development efforts on just this tablet, however as you think about your own mLearning strategy, I strongly encourage you to think instead about the multiscreen world we live in and develop for it. One thing I stress in my mLearning workshops is the fact that having an iPad-only strategy for Learning is not a thorough mLearning Strategy.

Using Mobile Devices to Increase Community Engagement

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As Twitter doesn’t compile statistics as a blog would, it’s hard to say just how many people are accessing these tweets. I have just recently been appointed to the role of principal and began my new leadership role the first day back from the Christmas break in January.

9 Must-Have Widgets for An Interactive eBook Reader Experience

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Adding an interactive calculator widget to eBooks with statistical and math-related content is a great way to keep your readers engaged without having to click out of your eBook to use the calculator. .

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How to Leverage Interactive Learning Tools for Engaging Training Experiences

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Statistics suggest that interactive learning experiences reduce learner drop-off rates substantially when compared to regular passive video watching. The importance of interactive training experience as an essential learning tool for employees cannot be emphasized enough. L&D professionals across industries are looking for ways to train their employees consistently, while improving learner engagement and cutting costs at the same time.

How Can Corporate Training Solutions Streamline Employee Learning Processes? 

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Training solutions can provide a variety of information such as: Assessment scores, learner statistics and interactive session timings. This blog talks about Corporate Training Solutions and how they can Streamline the Employee Learning Processes. In a world defined by competition and rivalry, the survival and success of commercial businesses has become all the more challenging.

8 Reasons to Create Interactive Textbooks for Engaging K-12 Students

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But, there are certain facts, figures and statistics that are subject to change. Are you still looking for reasons to create e-textbooks for students? Well, it’s 2019, and most of the schools and universities have already accepted digital textbooks as the future of education. If you draw a comparison between the two, i.e., traditional textbooks and interactive textbooks, you will see that e-textbooks clearly fare better than regular textbooks.

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mLearning and Baseball

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I remember from my undergraduate statistics class how much it was involved in the game, now, everyone can take part in expanding their knowledge. For those of us who are baseball fanatics, (not Crickett for my EU and Indian readers, although I love that game as well) HotLava Software is bringing mobile learning to the baseball diamond. Fans attending the game have the opportunity to not only see a homerun hit, but learn how friction and drag affect the path of a baseball traveled.

Top 10 Use Cases of Mobile Training Solutions

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It’s very important that they are up to date on the entire journey of the drug, its constituents, trial statistics of trials etc. Technological advances have made people addicted to their portable devices be it smartphones, tablets or laptops. With mobile devices, people have instant access to a sea of information. These devices are constantly abuzz with reminders, alerts and notifications, leading to similar expectations of employees from the workplace.

New Research on Teens and Cell Phones and What it Means for BYOD Schools

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It's very important for educators to know the statistics around digital divide so they can make more informed decisions around lesson planning. PEW has just released a new study about teenagers (13-17 year olds) and their cell phone use and ownership.