MLEARNING OR MOBILE LEARNING SOLUTIONS AND SERVICES FOR TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
Mobile devices such as smartphones are on the rise making it a good time to invest in modern concepts like real time training. mLearning or mobile learning is perfect for this. We have been assisting organizations in creating mobile training courses since 2007.
As the world moves away from traditional training concepts, it is time to consider and invest in modern concepts like training on-the-go. mLearning or mobile learning is perfect for this.
WHAT DOES MLEARNING MEAN?
mLearning is the concept of training employees on-the-go. Traditional training requires employees to attend classroom training sessions conducted by a physical trainer or access training on a desktop. In a way, both these forms of training are bound or limited in accessibility and are dependent on a physical location.
mLearning gives learners a mobile learning environment where training activities are delivered directly to a learner’s mobile phone. It is a successful attempt at allowing learners to consume learning content at their own pace, wherever and whenever. Moreover, the increasing screen sizes and mobile technology like 5G, makes mobiles perfect devices to host interactive learning material.
Mobile Learning Technology in Education
Till recently, mobile training solutions were confined to employee training and development activities. It was used to deliver training to on-field agents like sales professionals and services providers.
However, with a decrease in the average median age of mobile users and improved data availability around the world, the various types of mobile training solutions has made its way into the lives of students learning a range of subjects. With the recent pandemic and global lockdown on places of education, mobile learning along with other primary formats of eLearning made a successful entry into the lives of students and teachers, changing the way of learning.
The best mLearning courses comprise of bite-sized courses that are responsive, engaging, and easily consumable. mLearning enables easy access to important information without having to be in a classroom which finds a lot of takers given the current situation.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF MLEARNING?
Increases Learner Experience
From a time when learners were dependent on trainers and physical venues to a time where training on a desktop was seen as revolutionary. Mobile learning with its accessibility and ease in usage alongside a multitude of applications greatly increased the learning experience.
Today, millions of global learners who may not have access to a desktop and classroom but have easy access to cheaper smartphones and data are looking at limitless opportunities to learn, train, and develop their skills in a way like never before.
Reduces Stress on Learners
Travelling anywhere can be stressful for some if not all. In fact, the traditional training model of travelling learners and trainers is stressful on everybody involved.
eLearning cancels the need for all of this. With mLearning, learners can access training even during their free time while riding a bus or waiting in a lobby for their personal appointment. It further reduces the stress by providing employees with all the information they need at their fingertips while on the job.
A Good Substitute for Face-to-Face Interactions
Face-to-face interactions was already seeing a steady decline in numbers. However, the recent situation has cemented its fate. Learners may never witness the complete format of face-to-face training post this epidemic for the fear of infections and personal safety. Whatever be the case, face-to-face training has successfully been replaced by eLearning and its concepts like mobile learning.
Aids Traditional Learning Process
Mobile phones will continue to be an integral part of a learner’s life. As a result, trainers and L&D can deliver supplementary training or supportive training to learners on their smartphones if they choose to.
The combinations in which mLearning can aid traditional training practices are many and up to the innovative mindsets of trainers and L&D.
SOME DO’S AND DON’TS OF MOBILE LEARNING
Know Your Context
What is your primary motivation to opt for mLearning? Is it to support learners with mobile learning content aimed at performance improvement or support? Knowing the context for mLearning is critical.
We never encourage over-the-top designs, no matter how good it is, if it’s going to affect navigation on a mobile screen. Our instructional designers work towards proportional layouts in context to a mobile screen.
Avoid Information Density
Mobile learning aims to simplify on-the-go training where quick and important information delivery is the key. Mobile content must be bite-sized. We design content keeping in mind storage space and bandwidth to support both online and offline usage.
Choose Mobile-Friendly Technology
Choose the right technology to achieve mobile-friendly outputs. Our designers recommend technology such as HTML5 to make mobile learning more versatile, robust, faster, and responsive.
CUSTOM MOBILE LEARNING SOLUTIONS PROVIDERS
Our expertise in the field of custom mobile-based learning and supporting customized learning solutions includes multi-device and iOS-ready solutions, UX, high responsiveness, cloud hosting, and on-the-field learning for efficient solutions in the field of learning.
The results have been positive and the market penetration substantial, making it the best solution to opt for a future-ready learning program.
Here’s What We Offer as a Part of Our Mobile Learning Services:
Mobile learning courses using rapid authoring tools such as Articulate Storyline 360, Articulate Rise, Captivate, Lectora, Evolve, Gomo, etc.
Custom mobile learning apps using native iOS and Android-app development toolkits.
Microlearning courses for smartphones in either custom HTML5 or as native apps.
Custom HTML5-based courses meant for devices like iPads, Android tablets, or iOS and Android smartphones.
Responsive mobile learning or responsive course design and development using eNyota’s internal framework called Responsive Design Framework (RDF)
Responsive mobile learning or responsive course design and development using eNyota’s internal framework called Responsive Design Framework (RDF).
Performance support mobile apps, with backend content management systems to publish content or standalone apps.
Sales and service support apps for field sales and support teams to access training content on the job.
At eNyota, we solemnly stand by customized learning experiences because custom mobile learning is the need of the hour. As a result, we leverage technology and modern instructional design strategies to provide an optimum eLearning experience via a wide array of mobile learning services.