Sometimes it seems that you cannot go a day without hearing a mention of mLearning (mobile learning) in our little eLearning world. The market opportunity being spoken of is truly huge – a recent report by research firm Markets and Markets pegged the total spend on mobile learning in 2020 at $ 37.6 billion. Pretty […]
In a previous article about my experiences at DevLearn 2015 I had mentioned a session on Agile Project Management in eLearning Projects by Megan Torrance and I had promised a blog post focusing on my takeaways from that session. So here it is.
Over the last 10 years, eLearning has evolved a lot with new technologies and standards. Right from SCORM standard in the year 2004 to the proliferation of new technologies, especially mobile technologies, eLearning has seen a tremendous transformation.
Late in September and early in October I made my way to the MGM Grand in Las Vegas NV along with 2800 other learning, eLearning and Training & development enthusiasts for the eLearning Guild’s DevLearn 2015. I have been to a few of these, but this year’s event was huge – everything right from the […]
The Differences Between Gamification and Game-Based Learning We often see people getting confused between gamification and game-based learning. However, the objectives, results, and implementation methods of each one are totally different. Gamification strategies are increasingly getting attention and investment in eLearning. In today’s high-pressure world, when everyone is working tight schedules, we tend to learn […]
9 Key Benefits of Using Video in eLearning There are more than 1 billion active users on YouTube, and every minute close to 400 hours worth of video content is uploaded to this platform. With the advent of mobile devices, people are spending more and more time in watching videos – for entertainment as well […]
Ambient Insight’s 2012-2017 Worldwide mLearning Market Forecast, as far back as 2012, showed that the market for mLearning products and services had touched $ 5.3 Billion. Even then the impending explosion in smartphone adoption was obvious so the report claimed that by 2015 this segment would touch $ 8.7 Billion, a healthy 18% CAGR. Reality […]
It is common knowledge that Adobe Flash is not supported on iPhones and iPads. While Apple has been a long-standing critic of Flash, recently the software from Adobe found criticism from two more technology companies – Mozilla and Facebook. Recently, Mozilla’s technical team decided to block Adobe Flash from the Firefox browser. And a week […]
Smartphones and tablets are not anything new. And the increasing number of companies venturing into this domain stands testimony to the fact that people have become much more technology-savvy than they were until a couple of years back. Smartphones have become a preferred choice for learning on the go. Whether they are to be used […]
Here are the top 5 features of the LMSs of the present and future. Each learning experience should be unique. And by unique I mean that it should be capable of achieving possibly the best retention rate. To make this work in the favour of the organizations or the training environment, Learning Management Systems (LMSs) have played […]