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Training and Responsive Design

Training and Responsive Design (Your Phone is Not a TV!)

It’s no secret that Bring Your Own Device is infiltrating our companies today. While it can lead to many benefits, it can also create headaches for your IT department. Besides security issues, there are responsive design elements that must be taken into consideration, especially for your training programs.

How Utility Warehouse Rolled Out Responsive eLearning To 46,000 BYOD Learners

How Utility Warehouse Rolled Out Responsive eLearning To 46,000 BYOD Learners

Utility Warehouse, part of Telecom Plus PLC is a multi-award winning provider to 550,000 homes and small businesses throughout the UK. They have a team of 46,000 distributors. Paul Goundry, Head of Learning had a grand vision: To put the experience of high performing distributors ‘in the pocket’ of new distributors with fully responsive elearning.

This is the story of how he achieved it with Elucidat.

BYOD: What Training Professionals Need to Know

BYOD: What Training Professionals Need to Know

According to TechTarget, “BYOD (bring your own device) is the increasing trend toward employee-owned devices within a business. Smartphones are the most common example but employees also take their own tablets, laptops and USB drives into the workplace.”

Do You Have An App Strategy For Your eLearning Programs

Do You Have An App Strategy For Your eLearning Programs

Smartphones have become ubiquitous and it is extremely critical for the eLearning industry to adapt their curriculum to an app based pedagogy. While apps do come with their own set of problems and limitations, it is vital that we utilize them for the advantages that they offer while taking care of the limitations that may hinder the process.

Creating A More Meaningful Customer Experience With Mobile Learning Devices

Creating A More Meaningful Customer Experience With Mobile Learning Devices

More than a third of every dollar spent in the US is influenced by consumers’ digital interactions. With 84% of US shoppers using their mobile devices before or during a shopping trip, it is becoming increasingly important that the in-store experience matches up to the way we shop online. Introducing a digital element to the physical retail environment is a way to leverage the power of digital for a more meaningful customer experience

Does Your School Need An App?

Does Your School Need An App?

Schools, from elementary to university, are starting to get in on the app trend, giving students, teachers, parents and administrators an easier way to stay in touch. As Linda Erdos, spokesperson for Arlington, VA public schools, says, apps are “the next generation” of communication between parents, students and schools. But what do school apps really need in order to work for everyone who uses them? We’ve put together a list of 5 things that every school app should include.

Texting In The Classroom: Change This Distraction into Engagement

Texting In The Classroom: Change This Distraction Into Engagement

The latest smart phones are becoming sources of utter obsession for the new generation, and a complete nuisance for teachers. While the Gen X spends most of their time doing something more “constructive” that requires activity, they can’t help wonder what will become of the Gen Y whose eyes always seem to be glued to their smartphone’s screen.

How To Undermine Your 1-to-1 Program... Without Really Trying

How To Undermine Your 1-to-1 Program... Without Really Trying

We’ve all read those articles on creating “good” 1-to-1 programs. But sure, while being good is, well, good, being devilish is sometimes downright fun. And how better to be mischievous and naughty than with technology, especially with something as comprehensive as a school or district wide 1-to-1 program? So if you are thinking about starting a 1-to-1 program—and want to channel your inner Voldemort (or maybe, more benignly, your inner Squirrel Nutkin) and create havoc in your incipient or future 1-to-1 program--this post offers 10 easy steps to get you started.

Disruptive Technology: mLearning In 2015

Disruptive Technology: mLearning In 2015

Technology has disrupted the way we learn and has forced us to exceed, at every step of the way, our expectations - of its advancements. Disruptive in every sense of the term, it has never ceased to amaze us. When online learning came into being, little did we realize that that was just the beginning of a series of disruptions – each one transforming lives and taking businesses and global economy to a higher level. How different will it be in 2015?

6 Benefits of BYOD In The Classroom

6 Benefits of BYOD In The Classroom

A few years ago, I decided to incorporate mobile devices into my lesson plans. While the content still remains the focus of my teaching, I think technology can enhance learning at every point in a lesson. As an early BYOD ("Bring Your Own Device") adopter in my school, I have seen increased learning outcomes and test scores, not to mention that my students are now more engaged in learning activities.