by Adam Smith
Having a workable strategy for implementing mobile learning is important, and it is even more important that the strategy responds to business needs. This Spotlight, the first part of a planned series over the next several months, introduces the approach that a utility company is taking to match mobile strategy to needs.
by Bill Brandon
In his second book this year on mobile learning, Clark Quinn has produced a concise and very practical guide to its strategy and implementation for administrators, instructional support staff, and faculty in higher education. It will also be useful as a quick overview for executives in other kinds of organizations as well.
by News Editor
[Press Release] BlueVolt's new HTML5 mobile interface enables learning on-the-go. The interface is in beta, but is available for free to all existing BlueVolt LMS customers.
Is the effort required to create and deliver mobile learning worth it? Many training organizations and educational institutions can’t answer that question today, but it is increasingly important that we do so. Here are some ideas to help you get started on reporting and analyzing your mobile content.
by News Editor
[Press Release] With the approach of the HTML5 standard, and rising numbers of iPads in education and the workplace, eLearning developers are looking for alternatives to Flash. Impatica for PowerPoint Version 5, launching at DevLearn 2011, offers rapid conversion of PowerPoint files into a format that can be built once and delivered everywhere.
by Joe Ganci
In some ways, the move to mobile involves two steps forward and one step back. How will authoring tools meet the demands of smaller screens, slower processors, slower connections, and easily distracted learners? In addition to his comments about these challenges, Joe looks at coming changes in a number of popular tools.
Video Podcasts are growing in popularity among smartphone users. Besides being highly portable, Podcasts are excellent vehicles for mLearning and they are not difficult to create. Here is a complete, concise soup-to-nuts tutorial on how to make and distribute a video Podcast, from a master of the craft!
As mobile devices become nearly ubiquitous, it makes increasing business sense to use them to support learning. However, this is not just a matter of getting existing eLearning content to somehow fit onto smaller screens. Here is a set of basic tips to help you make a successful transition to mobile learning.
Within the next two years, over one-third of the workforce will be using mobile devices to access online content. Making training programs “mobile-accessible” is an important way to deliver an edge over competitors. Here’s a look at three components that are critical to achieving these vital results.
by News Editor
Another mobile platform will be a Flash-free zone. Microsoft announced last night that the Metro browser, the part of Windows 8 optimized for tablets, will not support plug-ins.