Smartphones are near ubiquitous today. With over 2.5 billion smartphone users worldwide there is hardly anyone these days who doesn’t have one buzzing with texts and notifications. Beyond transforming communication, the mobility revolution has had a dramatic impact on businesses. eLearning has also seen a significant shift thanks to the growing importance of mlearning. A … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why Adopting mLearning Should be A Top Priority
The most talked about words in the world of technology these days are Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). The concept of Virtual Reality was initiated for the video game industry. It can possibly be “the next big thing” in eLearning industry as well, but it seems that VR is a bit ahead of … Continue reading Pokémon Go or Learning-on-the-go?
Left to itself, learning is a fairly simple process. We see; we experience; and we learn. Our mind somehow assimilates the information that interests it, and it gets retained. The challenge arises when we look to impart formal, sit-down training. That is when things get tricky. Any training that is mundane doesn’t stick and the … Continue reading Tricking The Mind to Learn: Benefiting From Cognitive Biases
Have you ever bought anything that isn’t tested for quality; even something intangible? So, would anyone really buy “education” before assuring a quality check? Nonetheless, before talking about the quality assurance in eLearning, let’s first see what the term “quality” actually means. To put in simple words, it is “a measure of excellence/perfection or a state of … Continue reading QA In eLearning – How Important Is It?
Mobile learning, or mLearning, has become a buzzword for L&D teams and educational institutions across the world. And, why not? After all, with billions of world citizens toting mobile phones in their pockets, it was only a matter of time that mobile phones were considered to be the next big thing in education technology. The … Continue reading Beating the ‘Limitations’ of mLearning
Learning whenever, wherever, has never been easier, with the development of mobile device educational technology. Mobile phones, tablets, handheld computers and notebooks have become more than mere communication, social media, and gaming devices, they can now be utilized as easy to use and extremely portable means of which to further your education. Keeping it simple: … Continue reading Keeping Pace, with mLearning
Any organization that is considering the possibility of introducing mobile learning (mLearning) in its training programs would have to make choice between a home brewed and an outsourced solution. The decision, however, is not simple or straightforward, as a number of challenges need to be addressed. Those are: Selection of appropriate mobile Apps for the … Continue reading Do I convert/create Mobile Learning or contract to have it done?
A typical eLearning program consists of 30 to 45-minute interactive sessions, with additional data provided for later references. Most course materials are delivered through audio, images, video along with a few lines of text. Aided by powerful interactive possibilities, the entire course is kept on track by a Learning Management System (LMS). It would be … Continue reading The 10 top mistakes made when creating a Mobile Learning Course
Professor Ray Schroeder, Associate Vice Chancellor for Online Learning at the University of Illinois Springfield, predicts that over the coming years, mobile learning will expand and evolve dramatically. Justin Ferriman, a Learning & Collaboration Consultant, reports in his blog ‘ LearnDash’ that in the year 2013, 47% of organizations in US have started using mobile … Continue reading The 10 top things to know when converting from eLearning to mLearning