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10 Mobile Apps Instructional Designers Should Be Familiar With - eLearning Industry. Many Instructional Designers already use mobile devices in their eLearning strategy.

10 Mobile Apps Instructional Designers Should Be Familiar With - eLearning Industry

They give online learners the power to access valuable online resources and improve their skills from anywhere in the world. However, we can also use mobile apps to our advantage. In fact, here are 10 apps that can help you collaborate on-the-go and manage your time more effectively. 1. Apple Keynote Keynote is a mobile app for the iPad, iPod touch, and iPhone. 2. Blackboard is one of the popular Learning Management Systems, and their mobile app takes online collaboration one step further. 3. This mobile app is actually intended for Instructional Designers and online trainers. 4. iTunes U Most people have heard of iTunes, but few know about the knowledge-packed iTunes U app. 5.

Microsoft Outlook version for Android and iOS. 6. This productivity mobile app allows you to draw, jot down notes, and sketch out your eLearning course design. 7. 5 Essentials Of Video-Based Learning - eLearning Industry. Lately, video content has gained momentum in the eLearning industry with regard to capturing learners’ attention.

5 Essentials Of Video-Based Learning - eLearning Industry

According to Cisco, video content will account for 69% for all consumer internet traffic by 2017. And, if it was another five years into the future, I wonder if you would be reading this article or watching it in a video! Another insight that brings us to notice this is that humans have an attention span of 8 seconds. That means, by now you might have already left this page or my content is actually engaging that you continue to read more. The Concept of Microlearning - Gyrus Systems. The Concept of Microlearning The Concept of Microlearning At Gyrus, we believe it is our duty to identify, discuss, and communicate our thoughts on upcoming industry trends.

The Concept of Microlearning - Gyrus Systems

Today, we will evaluate microlearning and the potential it carries in reference to bolstering a learning program. To start the microlearning discussion we must first define what it is. Microlearning is a brief (less than 5 minute) learning component with a focus on a very particular learning object (specifically a skill, behavior, or compliance piece). Picture if you will an eLearning that takes an hour of your employees’ time. Wait, it appeals to shortened attention spans and works great with our hustling staff who is constantly on the go? So how can we ensure great microlearnings? In order to address the need for a microlearning, refer to the following: As referenced throughout this post, one must evaluate the learning needs they wish to address with the microlearning.

Is The Microlearning Solution The New Black? - eLearning Industry. Consuming anything in smaller quantities is easier… Even the latest “it” diet plan focuses on six small meals eaten at regular intervals than over eating three large meals. eLearning is experiencing a similar shift where long and heavy modules are being replaced by shorter bite-sized chunks.

Is The Microlearning Solution The New Black? - eLearning Industry

5 Effective Uses Of Mobile Technology In The Classroom - eLearning Industry. Mobile device ownership is increasing in South Africa. Research shows that there are about 20 million smartphone users in SA and students account for a large number in this. There have been increasing discussions about the benefits of going mobile in education. Students, as well as education institutions, are beginning to discover the many benefits of using mobile technology in the classroom. Efficiency: The Present Use Of Mobile Technology In The Classroom A research recently conducted at the University of KwaZulu-Natal revealed that 92% of students say that it is easier to use their mobile device to improve their access to information. One postgraduate student said mobile technology "helps research and allows for quick and easy feedback from supervisors".

Students speak of the benefits of technology as making things easier, faster, better... easier communication, faster access to information, better and more comfortable studying etc. Efficiency VS Effectiveness. The 8 Golden Rules Of Responsive eLearning Course Design - eLearning Industry. How To Design Responsive eLearning Courses Millions of people rely on their smartphones, tablets, and other tech gadgets to stay in the loop.

The 8 Golden Rules Of Responsive eLearning Course Design - eLearning Industry

As such, eLearning professionals must be able to deliver content that is easily accessible and fully adaptable. This requires a robust responsive design tool that allows you to create a master eLearning course that’s viewable on all platforms. Once you’ve found the perfect eLearning authoring tool, you can use these 8 golden rules to produce a winning responsive eLearning course. 1. Google’s Micro-Learning Findings. With the rise of mobile devises there has been more talk about micro-learning.

Google’s Micro-Learning Findings

There are many resources to learn more about micro-learning, but in a sentence it is a way to deliver learning content that is optimal for the smartphones and tablets. It is a really exciting time for the elearning industry. Mobile learning represents the transition for the elearning standard that has been prevalent for the past 15 years. Major companies around the world are recognizing the importance of micro-learning, including Google. In fact, Google has set-up an entire site on the topic at thinkwithgoogle.com. The site is dedicated to Google’s research and findings as it relates to the way we sell, purchase, and learn with technology. Google provides data that they are exploring and trends that they are tracking with regards to digital marketing campaigns across industries, platforms, and audiences. The Increasing Demand for Mobile Learning Infographic #MobileLearningInfographics.

10 Benefits Of Microlearning-Based Training - EI Design Blog. While microlearning is not a new concept, it is suddenly being talked about as the next significant approach to train workforce.

10 Benefits Of Microlearning-Based Training - EI Design Blog

Although chunking content into short bytes has existed for a long time, we are seeing an increased focus on microlearning as a fairly significant part of an organization’s overall training delivery. Understanding The Difference Between eLearning and mLearning Infographic. The Top Trends in Mobile Learning for 2014 - eLearning Industry. Why Mobile Learning Apps Are The Future of Education. Mobile learning apps and students, they exist like the original odd couple.

Why Mobile Learning Apps Are The Future of Education

On one hand you have the app, trendy, cool, ever evolving and students just love them. On the other hand you have exams, study and lots of learning; things that students are not so fond of. However, for some strange reason, when we combine the two, students become a lot more receptive and even more willing to learn. Success! Trends in The World of Online Training. E-learning is evolving along with the changing needs of learners, and this will have a significant impact on the way organizations use the training format to satisfy their needs.

Trends in The World of Online Training

Training managers need to embrace the latest trends in the world of online training to get the best out of their training budgets. Let’s now see some of the latest trends in eLearning. 1. Guildresearch mobile2014. A Framework for Mobile Learning : Conferences Library. mLearnCon 2014 - June 25, 2014 David Wentworth Senior Learning Analyst Brandon Hall Group The Brandon Hall Group’s research shows that most organizations are still in the early stages of mobile learning, if they have begun at all.

A Framework for Mobile Learning : Conferences Library

Top 5 Ways Companies Are Using Mobile Learning Technology. What is mobile learning, mobile policies and technologies. The Mobile Learning Ecosystem. Social Networking and Mobile Learning. Mobile Learning Pedagogy. Implementing Successful Mobile Learning. Design Principles for Mobile Learning. What is mLearning? Social Networking and Mobile Learning. Why mLearning - ELS 2012 - Growth of Mobile Device and impact on learning. Mobile Learning - mLearning. Mobile Learning Explainer Video. Why mobile learning?