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Beating the ‘Limitations’ of mLearning

Beating the ‘Limitations’ of mLearning

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Mobile learning, or mLearning, has become a buzzword for L&D teams and educational institutions across the world. And, why not? After all, with billions of world citizens toting mobile phones in their pockets, it was only a matter of time that mobile phones were considered to be the next big thing in education technology. The time has arrived!

Yet, many organizations and learning designers shy away from mLearning – either due to the myths that surround it or the limitations of the technology. In this post, we shall discuss some of these limitations (which are more “perceived” than true!) and probably bust a few myths along the way. Here we go…

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Keeping Pace, with mLearning

Keeping Pace, with mLearning

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Learning whenever, wherever, has never been easier, with the development of mobile device educational technology. Mobile phones, tablets, handheld computers and notebooks have become more than mere communication, social media, and gaming devices, they can now be utilized as easy to use and extremely portable means of which to further your education. 

 

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Do I convert/create Mobile Learning or contract to have it done?

Do I convert/create Mobile Learning or contract to have it done?

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Any organization that is considering the possibility of introducing mobile learning (mLearning) in its training programs would have to make choice between a home brewed and an outsourced solution. The decision however is not simple or straight forward, as a number of challenges need to be addressed. Those are:

  1. Selection of appropriate mobile Apps for the purposes of the mLearning program.
  2. Methodology of mobilizing learning and teaching.
  3. Ways of connecting trainers and learners using mobile Apps

Let’s look at each of these challenges in a bit more detail.                                                                                                                                                                                    

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