Blog - mLearning

  • June 05, 2015

    5 Reasons the Military is Switching to mLearning

    By: Andrew Fayad

    When you think of military boot camp, you probably envision drill sergeants, along with plenty of blood, sweat, and tears. But don’t forget that not all military training is done on a muddy field. In fact, a shift in the way the military trains personnel could have troops just as likely tapping away on smartphones […]

  • January 29, 2015

    mLearning Propels Generation X to the Top of Their Careers

    By: Aaron Hill

    The Matures have retired; the Baby Boomers are easing their way into semi-permanent, semi-retirement; and the Millennials are texting their way through the company door. Now it’s up to Generation X to inherit the helms of business and industry. Gen Xers born between 1965 and 1980 have grown up and matured alongside technology. Many continue […]

  • September 11, 2014

    What’s the Difference Between eLearning and mLearning?

    By: Aaron Hill

    The battle of the learning modules, eLearning vs. mLearning, is heating up. Mobile devices have all but replaced the notebook computer, and that’s prompted a change in how business delivers learning. No one leaves home without a smartphone in all but the most remote locations on planet Earth. Other factors come into play, and we’ll […]

  • August 21, 2014

    Honey, I Shrunk the eLearning to BYOD mLearning!

    By: Aaron Hill

    “Honey, I shrunk the eLearning!” Is that your strategy for designing eLearning for mobile devices—shrinking eLearning to mLearning? Before you design a mobile eLearning module, consider the following cultural influences: TED talks vs. 45-minute presentations Infographics condense reams of statistics and make them understandable to mere mortals Text messaging and Twitter as forms of conversation […]

  • July 08, 2014

    Be Fruitful: How ILVT Sweetens mLearning

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    It’s no secret that mLearning is a revolution in eLearning, and for good reason. Forrester reports that 66 percent of people use two or more mobile devices every day, including phones and tablets. Mobile learning trends indicates that this number will rise. With that type of usage, mLearning is a no-brainer: Your learners already have […]

  • June 11, 2014

    Casual Friday: Informal mLearning

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Everyone loves Casual Friday: A chance to loosen the tie and reduce the formality of a traditional office setting. But what if that feeling you get when you swap heels for flip flops could be translated into a learning experience for employees? Mobile learning is an ideal way to promote more organic, casual learning – […]

  • June 02, 2014

    All Access Pass: How mLearning Streamlines the Onboarding Process

    By: Andrew Fayad

    This isn’t your Grandpa’s onboarding: As organizations realize the vast impact of proper new employee orientation, a surge toward innovation means solid development for prepping new hires for their responsibilities. One of the best (and most convenient) ways to bring your onboarding process into the 21st century is through mLearning. Not only does it mean utilizing tools […]

  • April 02, 2014

    Essential mLearning Design Considerations

    By: Aaron Hill

    “The medium is the message,” said media theorist Marshall McLuhan, and it’s as relevant in today’s digital world as it was when he coined the phrase in the ’60s. When you view a film with special effects on your cell phone, you miss the experience, and therefore, much of the message. The same is true if […]

  • March 17, 2014

    Our CEO talks mLearning

    By: Andrew Fayad

    mLearning – Downtime Suddenly Becomes Class Time. Mobile learning blends seamlessly with microlearning to ensure your learners are constantly checking in and taking in new information—even when they’re not in the office. Quick snippets of information allow you to break down subject matter in digestible pieces, delivered any time day or night. Read more about mLearning in our OpenSesame guest […]

  • January 01, 2014

    More than a Game: Applications for Minecraft in eLearning  

    By: Andrew Fayad

    The tech world was atwitter in September, when Microsoft announced its takeover of Mojang, the developer responsible for Minecraft. Basically a set of virtual Lego, Minecraft’s charmingly retro design has done the impossible: turned a generation of kids into veritable engineers with a simple, creative interface. In fact, elementary schools have already adopted Minecraft as […]

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