Mobile

Great Learning Design is the Key to Success in Mobile Learning

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Josh Devanny of Fuse Universal wrote an interesting article on LinkedIn in which he set out a number of important points to consider when conceptualising a project and beginning to design learning materials specifically for mobile (smartphone) delivery. He writes more on each of these key points: Start Simply for Smartphones Think Consumer Compress and Chunk Content Think Tactile Know the devices Single, double or treble plays The new learning… Read More »Great Learning Design is the Key to Success in Mobile Learning

Going Mobile: 10 Tips for Learning Designers

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Paul Clothier states in his 10 tips article, “It’s not always a good idea to adapt your existing content for mobile. Avoid it if you can, and create mLearning from scratch that supports what you already have. But if you must — then these guidelines should keep you in good stead.” Many of us working in instructional design will find ourselves getting more and more involved in designing for multiple… Read More »Going Mobile: 10 Tips for Learning Designers

Are Informal and Mobile Learning Merging?

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We are probably all aware that, if we think about it, we all learn something just about every day. We don’t go out of our way to learn things and we don’t go on prescribed courses of learning, we just pick things up. We probably do this more and more now that the internet is part of most people’s everyday lives. How often have you ‘Googled’ something only to find,… Read More »Are Informal and Mobile Learning Merging?

Mobile Learning – do we have a Revolution?

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Ashley Sinclair takes a look back over the past year and comes up with four possible reasons why we are starting to see such a widespread adoption of multi-device in the world of learning. She states that research shows that the percentage of organisations using mobile devices has grown from 36{5f90343551c95c1cd8d815abe76582cd7f3b06a4d52ee69a52e5ef37d2cdd564} in 2010, through 47{5f90343551c95c1cd8d815abe76582cd7f3b06a4d52ee69a52e5ef37d2cdd564} in 2012 and has now reached 71{5f90343551c95c1cd8d815abe76582cd7f3b06a4d52ee69a52e5ef37d2cdd564}. The reasons identified and further explained are: It… Read More »Mobile Learning – do we have a Revolution?

How to Create a Mobile Learning Strategy

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A few months ago the Chief Learning Officer website published a short article on this subject. In it, they quoted that according to an Ambient Insight report, by 2015 the mobile learning market is expected to reach $9.1 billion.  If you have not seriously thought how you might be using mobiles as a vehicle for learning, then this is more than important to read! Click here to go to the… Read More »How to Create a Mobile Learning Strategy

Why Do Learners Want to Learn on the Mobile?

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A few months ago the guys at Origin Learning produced a simple infographic giving four reasons learners want to learn using mobile devices. They make four very interesting points, all of which lead to some interesting possibilities. Indeed, there are a number of other points which come to mind and should be discussed. Click here to see what they have to say in their article. Comment below to discuss these… Read More »Why Do Learners Want to Learn on the Mobile?