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Making the Move to Mobile Learning

Posted by Katelind Hays on Aug 24, 2017 5:28:49 PM

54344048_s.jpgWe know our modern learners use mobile devices daily. As learning practitioners, there’s an expectation that we will adapt to and support this new way of life through our training programs. Thanks to blended learning, we can support this new vision for the digital age. Rather than transitioning traditional learning events to exclusively mobile delivery, we have the ability to transition portions of our content to an on-the-go treatment when appropriate.

Our approach to the mobile learning (mLearning) evolution matters. If we have unrealistic expectations about mobile technology, abandon thoughtful instructional design methods, or forget to gain stakeholder and learner buy-in, our mobile learning can’t and won’t prove successful.

Get started with mLearning by building on a fundamental knowledge of this approach.

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Topics: mLearning, Mobile Learning

Virtually There: Defining the Modern Learner Experience

Posted by Jennifer Hofmann on Aug 6, 2015 10:07:40 PM

Where and when is the modern classroom?

Let me ask you a question. Can you define mobile learning?

Is “mobile learning” a learning technology, a design technique, or something else completely? The fact is, the definition of mobile learning is “on the move.” (See what I did there? No? Read it again.) And that is representative of all of the aspects of the modern learning landscape.

The last decade has introduced myriad new technologies and methodologies to our toolkits. But this evolution in learning has been messy. Virtualization has resulted in being able to learn almost anywhere, almost any time, and in many, many ways.

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Topics: BYOD, Virtual Classroom, Mobile Virtual Classroom, mLearning, Global Virtual Classroom, Social Learning, Modern Learning

Virtually There: Creating the Mobile Virtual Classroom

Posted by Jennifer Hofmann on Apr 16, 2015 10:00:00 AM

We need to focus on the differences in the mobile interface and the engagement techniques used to create interaction and collaboration on a mobile device.

It seems like everyone’s talking about mobile learning, or m-learning, these days. And it’s no surprise, as tablets and smart phones are everywhere. So, how does m-learning relate to the live virtual classroom?

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Topics: BYOD, Mobile Virtual Classroom, mLearning

The Mobile Virtual Classroom and a Cup of Java

Posted by Anna Heinrich on Sep 26, 2014 11:00:00 AM

 

woman_in_coffee_shop_with_guy_in_backgroundAt a recent conference, I attended a number of great sessions on mobile learning (popularly known as 'mLearning'). Since then, during my daily visits to my local coffee emporium, I have been thinking about mobile learning’s place among the many different learning strategies available to us, especially the idea of a mobile virtual classroom.

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Topics: BYOD, Mobile Virtual Classroom, mLearning

Mobile Learning, the Live Virtual Classroom and a Cup of Java

Posted by Anna Heinrich on Apr 21, 2014 1:00:00 PM

 

woman_in_coffee_shop_with_guy_in_backgroundAt a recent conference, I attended a number of great sessions on mobile learning (popularly known as 'mLearning'). Since then, during my daily visits to my local coffee emporium, I have been thinking about mobile learning’s place among the many different learning strategies available to us, especially the idea of a mobile virtual classroom.

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Topics: BYOD, Mobile Virtual Classroom, mLearning