Emerging trends in education and mobile learning

Steve Vosloo

At the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2014 I sat on a panel titled Emerging Trends and New Technology – considered in the context of mobile learning. Note: The issue of Emerging Trends and New Technology begs the question: for who? Developed country trends are very different from developing country trends. Overlapping of education trends and mobile-enabled opportunities. Mobile learning itself is a trend.

6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

mLearning Revolution

Since it’s still January and people are blogging about trends or predictions for the new year, I thought I’d share some areas I believe Rapid eLearning Vendors should focus on in 2012 in order to stay ahead of the curve or worse, have a small startup eat their lunch.

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5 Key Mobile Learning Takeaways from Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends Report [Slides]

mLearning Revolution

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.

7 Trends in Learning Technologies From #FocusOnLearn

Float Mobile Learning

Get a recap on 7 different trends with fascinating developments spotted in the learning space. The post 7 Trends in Learning Technologies From #FocusOnLearn appeared first on Float. Curious about the innovations you may have missed at this year's FocusOn Learning Conference & Expo?

Current trends in Learning Technologies: a bluffer's guide

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Have a look at our quick guide to the top trends in Learning Technology. I hope you enjoyed our round-up of the latest trends in learning technology, and found enough in there to help you bluff your way through a conversation about it. Do you know your MOOCs from your OERs?

8 User Experience Design Trends for 2013

Float Mobile Learning

A UX Magazine article from earlier this year brings user experience design trends into focus. User Experience trends UX Magazine

Mobile trends for 2020

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5 Views of the Future of Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

It is notoriously hard to predict the future of anything, but predicting technology trends can be done if you look for products and services already in development.

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Future of Mobile Learning - an interview with Geoff Stead

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Which trends should we be watching, and which ones are nonsense? app development Augmented Reality future devices trends What''s the future of mobile learning? What about NFC / iBeacons / Geofencing? How to get started with m-learning? I recently did an interview with Learnnovators , an energetic and enthusiastic learning tech company in Chennai, where they asked me these, and similar questions.

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Mobile stats for 2010 and 2011

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mobile friday smiles stats trends mobile coverage why mobileI can’t help but be bowled over when I try to get my head around exactly how many people are doing useful tasks on their phones.

Mobile Usage Among The Youth

Upside Learning

Mobile Learning mLearning mLearning Development Mobile Learning Technology Mobile Technology Mobile TrendsThe Neilsen Company, the well-known advertising and market research company published an interesting report recently about mobile phone usage amongst youth in certain countries.

Deloitte Technology Trends: Inspiring Disruption Report

Steve Vosloo

Deloitte Cape Town held its annual Tech Trends 2014: Inspiring Disruption event in Cape Town last week. The trends must be (1) business led, technology enabled, (2) trends and not fads and (3) have at least three examples of the concepts being adopted by, e.g. big business or government. All ten trends are described in the report. Own note: This trend is actually a misnomer as it is less about crowdsourcing than innovative ways of recruitment.

The Multi-device World Is Evolving!

Upside Learning

Let’s have a look at 3 key trends that indicate this […]. It’s no secret that we live in a multi-device world. Google was one of the first to talk about this in its 2012 report titled ‘The Multi Screen World’ However, since the publishing of the Google report, the world has changed quite a bit. Mobile Learning elearning in a multi-device world Multi Screen World Multi-device World

The Ultimate Guide to Mobile Learning From 2013

Float Mobile Learning

We take a look at hot issues and trends from 2013 to help your mobile learning effort get ready for 2014. Conferences Mobile Development Mobile Strategy guide review

6 Fresh Ideas From #mLearnCon 2014

Float Mobile Learning

From the Experience API to gamification, and iBeacons to augmented reality, Dr. Gary Woodill finds several innovative trends at mLearnCon. Conferences Experience API Industry News Newsletter augmented reality content strategy enterprise app store games gamification iBeacons LMS mLearnCon xAP

12 Predictions for the Mobile Landscape in 2012

Float Mobile Learning

Join us as we explore the trends and innovations we will see over the next twelve months. Featured Newsletter analytics App Store augmented reality byod collaboration context development ebooks ePub gamification health care mam mdm mobile research

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New Book Details Mobile Health Examples, Trends, Obstacles and Benefits

Float Mobile Learning

Gary Woodill reviews mHealth: From Smartphones to Smart Systems, a book edited by Rick Krohn and David Metcalf. Research Strategy mHealth research mHealth strategy mhealth-tag mobile health mobile health books mobile health research mobile health strategy mobile healthcare

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

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10 Major Mobile Learning Trends to Watch For. Mobile Learning: Landscape And Trends. mLearning Trends. Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps.

Mobile Learning Shootout at Training 09 Expo Learning Trends Lab

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Last week in Atlanta vendors competed in a Mobile Learning Tools Shootout In January we tasked the vendors with taking a mobile demonstration site, [link] , to the next level. I had created this initial site last year to demonstrate a quick and easy mobile performance support site.

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

mLearning Revolution

This is why I’m excited about Responsive Web Design (RWD) and why I believe it makes perfect sense as the future of Learning Design in the 21st century because it takes all of these trends into consideration.

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#mLearnCon: Mobile Is Not a Trend. It’s Real.

Float Mobile Learning

"It is well past time to begin mobile learning," says Clark, a mobile learning author and pioneer. And the opportunities are real.". Conferences mLearnCon

New Issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies

Mobile Learning Edge

A Short Review on the Trend of Mobile Marketing Studies. The latest issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (Vol. 5, No. 3) and is available as a free download (but you have to register on the site). Here is the Table of Contents: Global Telecommunications Security: Effects of Geomagnetic Disturbances. McManus, H.H. Carr, B.M. Adams. A Software Tool to Visualize Verbal Protocols to Enhance Strategic and Metacognitive Abilities in Basic Programming. Carlos A.

Current Trends in the Business World With Text Message

Cell Phones in Learning

In order for schools to prepare student to be productive citizens and works in the 21st century, it is important to understand the current technology trends in the business world. According to the United Business Wire the following are some popular ways that businesses are using text messaging. 1) Promotional Campaigns Many companies are using text messaging aim at providing an immediate and interactive experience with a brand via a consumer's mobile phone.

Current Trends in the Business World With Text Message

Cell Phones in Learning

In order for schools to prepare student to be productive citizens and works in the 21st century, it is important to understand the current technology trends in the business world. According to the United Business Wire the following are some popular ways that businesses are using text messaging. 1) Promotional Campaigns Many companies are using text messaging aim at providing an immediate and interactive experience with a brand via a consumer's mobile phone.

From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

mLearning Revolution

As users of these tools, we feel that unless we use all of these cool features in a Project (or in a single slide), we are likely behind the trend, and so we end up burying the real course objectives in a sea of animations.

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

mLearning Revolution

As users of these tools, we feel that unless we use all of these cool features in a Project (or on a single slide), we are likely behind the trend, and so we end up burying the real course objectives in a sea of animations. 2012 has been an amazing year for mobile!

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The Future Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

This trend has only contributed more to the deluge of data. Almost in all instances, they will assist us in identifying trends, making decisions, and providing data based on the context of your location, activity, time of day, etc.

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

mLearning Revolution

Each week Robert and I will discuss various trending topics and their impact on mobile learning, including the state of mobile in general, mobile devices, HTML5, Adobe Flash, Responsive Web Design, Rapid Development tools, especially as they begin making the shift from desktop to mobile, mobile apps, video, Education and more. 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.

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

mLearning Revolution

This is another important trend for us to keep in mind as we design the next generation of learning experiences. 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.

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

mLearning Revolution

Since leaving Adobe, I have been of the biggest critics of Adobe Captivate, namely because I wanted the team to address important industry web trends, such as mobile learning and responsive web design.

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Learning Mobile App Review: NearPod [Podcast Interview]

mLearning Revolution

There’s no denying there’s a revolution happening today in Education driven by important trends such as the Flipped Classroom, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and of course schools embracing mobile technologies creatively for learning.

Wave Riding Theory - a fresh look at learning technology adoption

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usage global blended learning html5 publicity innovation guidelines trends why mobile MOOC mobimoocIs there a gap between mobile learning theory, and practice? How should teachers decide which approaches, technologies, or approaches to adopt with their mobile learning?

Tappestry: Kicking the Informal Learning (Tin) Can

Mobile Learning Edge

It’s trending in the corporate learning community. A review by Jessica Knox. Full disclosure: My employer, Metrix Group, is currently partnering with Float Mobile on an app development project). As learning professionals we see it everywhere.

Free Mobile Learning Book

Upside Learning

The Open University of China has recently released an mLearning book called Global Mobile Learning Implementations and Trends. The book is available for free online here. It has been edited by Dr. Mohamed Ally (Athabasca University) and Dr. Avgoustos Tsinakos (Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology in Greece). Dr. Ally had previously published a […]. Mobile Learning mLearning

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

mLearning Revolution

It started with Lion last year when they included multi-touch gestures via their magic trackpad and this trend continues with Mountain Lion’s mobile-first features, such as the upcoming Notification Center, Dictation, AirPlay, and Game Center.

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An Honest Assessment of Adobe Captivate 6 [First Impressions]

mLearning Revolution

There’s nothing in there that addresses real solutions for today’s trending topics, such as Cloud computing, Mobile Learning, Responsive Design, Adaptive publishing, Mobile Apps, etc. First off, congratulations to my old team at Adobe for launching Adobe Captivate 6.

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mLearnCon 2012

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m-learning in USA app development iPhone publicity on the road innovation trends MLearn conference androidI was honoured to do a Key Note at mLearnCon 2012 in Silicon Valley, sharing a combined session with Clarke Quinn ( @Quinnovator ) and /David Metcalf ( @dmetcalf ) It was a fun and dynamic session, which seemed to catch the right mix of theory, practise and vision.

MobiMOOC 2012: Mind the Gap

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mobile conference case studies mUbuntu work-based usage blended learning learners as creators innovation trends MOOC applicationsThis morning I completed the second of two online presentations as part of MobiMOOC 2012 (an online, free to access course on mobile learning). Initially, when I was asked to do a session on "mLearning pedagogy and learning theory" I thought they had the wrong guy.

Free Webinar On Elearning On Tablets – What, Why & How?

Upside Learning

Talking to customers recently, I have observed an emerging trend where tablets are being seen as a dedicated device for learning. In addition to the rapid adoption of tablets and availability of high speed bandwidth, using tablets as dedicated learning devices has emerged because the more traditional route of using desktops (or laptops) has proved […]. Mobile Learning eLearning eLearning On Tablets Tablets

Worldwide Mobile Learning Market To Reach $9.1 Billion By 2015

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The report analyzes trends and current expenditure across varied markets. The latest report from Ambient Insight about mobile learning is out, and it comes up with some pretty surprising figures. It indicates that the worldwide market for mobile learning will probably grow from USD 3.2