Mobile Learning Benefits

What are the Mobile Learning Benefits? Accessibility, flexibility, higher retention and collaborative learning are some of the Mobile Learning Benefits. Find out more in our eLearning articles, written by the authors worldwide.

HTML5 In eLearning: 6 Benefits eLearning Professionals Should Know

6 Benefits Of Using HTML5 In eLearning

HTML5 in eLearning is being touted as the wave of the future in the world of eLearning, but is it really able to stand up to the ever-popular Flash? Because it is the new standard, it’s essential for eLearning professionals to get on board and start using HTML5, in order to be able to collaborate with other pros and eLearning content developers. Businesses looking for online training deliverables will also be opting for HTML5 courses, instead of Flash, which means that they’ll inevitably be looking for eLearning professionals who are familiar with HTML5 tools. In this article, I’ll highlight 6 benefits of using HTML5, eLearning professionals should know.

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.

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.

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.

Mobility The Future of Learning

mLearning: The Way of Learning Tomorrow

Mobile devices have become deeply engrained in our everyday lives. From reading to schedule management to entertainment to GPS, it is The Multi-Purpose Gadget in our lives and some have even said to suffer from the “phantom limb” syndrome without it! Mobile Learning, or mLearning for short, lets learners learn and get performance support via their mobile devices. This article introduces to you the unique features of mLearning, what it can be used for and the difference between mLearning and traditional eLearning.

A Guide to Gesture-based Interactions: Learning at Your Fingertips

A Guide to Gesture-based Interactions: Learning at Your Fingertips

Kids today grow up with touchscreen devices and seem to innately know how to use them. This is lucky for them, as smartphone designers across the globe seem determined to fit the most content and least number of buttons onto the front of a phone. This means gestures—scrolling, swiping, tapping, pinching, flicking—are becoming the dominant interaction of the smartphone user interface. Children intuitively know which touch gestures to apply, but what about those of us who aren’t so-called “digital natives?”

20 Wonderful Resources for Using BLE Beacons in Mobile Learning

20 Wonderful Resources for Using BLE Beacons in Mobile Learning

After our inspiring and thought-provoking interview with Geoff Stead, we were left mesmerized with the way Qualcomm used their Gimbal Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons to create a learning zone effect within their museum. Since then, we have been doodling and dreaming about using this fascinating tool to create proximity-based learning applications. Now, as we are planning to get started on this project using the (Gimbal) beacons that we received recently, we set out on a journey to explore and learn more about this concept. Read on...