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  • Point1 - ‘Devices’ added to Understanding Mobile
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  • Convert to a graphic! IDC Link - We’re all nomads – specially the sales staff, transportation personnel, and top-tier execs and all others who spend long hours in traveling to and from work. Smartphone sales link - http://mashable.com/2012/02/03/smartphone-sales-overtake-pcs/
  • Convert to a graphic! IDC Link - We’re all nomads – specially the sales staff, transportation personnel, and top-tier execs and all others who spend long hours in traveling to and from work. Smartphone sales link - http://mashable.com/2012/02/03/smartphone-sales-overtake-pcs/
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  • Implementing mLearning In The Workplace

    1. ImplementingM-Learning in theWorkplace:Benefits, Strategy & Success FactorsAmit Garg@gargamit100
    2. 8 years 10 Recognized by Training Industry, Red Herring, Deloitte,5 Apex Awards CLO
    3. • Understanding Mobile Devices• Why Consider Mobile Learning?• Mobile Learning Myths• 6 Key Strategic Decision Areas• Success Factors
    4. • Have you created / implemented mobile learning in your organization?
    5. • Have you created / implemented mobile learning in your organization?• How many of you are on Twitter or any other back channel right now?
    6. • Understanding Mobile Devices• Why Consider Mobile Learning?• Mobile Learning Myths• 6 Key Strategic Decision Areas• Success Factors
    7. Source: http://www.mlearnopedia.com/mlearncon/
    8. The 7th Mass Media – Tomi Ahonen• Key Characteristics - first personal mass media - permanently carried - always on & connected - built-in payment mechanism - available at the point of creative inspiration - most accurate audience measurement - captures the social context of media consumption - allows Augmented Reality to be used in media
    9. Can do a lot more on mobile: o Job aids, checklists, reminders, reference, how-to videos o Assignments, quiz, survey, evaluation o Decision support, simulations, procedures o On demand access, location specific, augmented reality o Audio-video recording, note taking, photo sharing o Feedback, discussions, commenting, coaching Mobile Everything! “Mobile phones are misnamed. They “Mobile phones are misnamed. They should be called gateways to all human should be called gateways to all human Ray Kurzweil, knowledge” knowledge” a futurist, at Handheld Learning conference in 2009 Source: https://sites.google.com/a/adlnet.gov/mobile-learning-guide/home/
    10. • Understanding Mobile• Why Consider Mobile Learning?• Mobile Learning Myths• 6 Key Strategic Decision Areas• Success Factors
    11. • Do more with less• Mobile workforce is growing and will reach 1.3 billion by 2015 (37.2%) – IDC• Changing workplace demographics – Avg 21 yr old – 5000 hrs of video games, 250,000 emails, 10,000 hrs of phone use, 3500 hrs online – A recent Cisco report claims youngsters are choosing lower paying jobs for more flexibility• Changing behaviors• Smartphones (& tablets) have taken over the world• Mobile access to Internet is increasing
    12. • When do we learn (Dr. Gottfredson’s moments of learning need)• Helps in collaborative, informal learning• Fits learners schedules. Is truly anytime anywhere. Allows just- in-time performance support• Captures the creative impulse “If Google designs for Mobile First you “If Google designs for Mobile First you should, at least, start including mobile in should, at least, start including mobile in your learning plans” your learning plans” Clark Quinn in the eLearning Guild Report on mlearning
    13. • Understanding Mobile• Why Consider Mobile Learning?• Mobile Learning Myths• 7 Key Strategic Decision Areas• Success Factors
    14. Just learning ‘on the move’ Small screen size is unsuitable for learning Create once and deliverElearning on the on all devicesphone It’s not secureMobile content is SCORMexpensive to create compliancyand distribute is a must
    15. Just learning ‘on the move’ Small screen size is unsuitable for learning Create once and deliverElearning on the on all devicesphone It’s not secureMobile content is SCORMexpensive to create compliancyand distribute is a must
    16. Just learning ‘on the move’ Small screen size is unsuitable for learning Create once and deliverElearning on the on all devicesphone It’s not secureMobile content is SCORMexpensive to create compliancyand distribute is a must
    17. Just learning ‘on the move’ Small screen size is unsuitable for learning Create once and deliverElearning on the on all devicesphone It’s not secureMobile content is SCORMexpensive to create compliancyand distribute is a must
    18. Just learning ‘on the move’ Small screen size is unsuitable for learning Create once and deliverElearning on the on all devicesphone It’s not secureMobile content is SCORMexpensive to create compliancyand distribute is a must
    19. Just learning ‘on the move’ Small screen size is unsuitable for learning Create once and deliverElearning on the on all devicesphone It’s not secureMobile content is SCORMexpensive to create compliancyand distribute is a must
    20. Just learning ‘on the move’ Small screen size is unsuitable for learning Create once and deliverElearning on the on all devicesphone It’s not secureMobile content is SCORMexpensive to create compliancyand distribute is a must
    21. Just learning ‘on the move’ Small screen size is unsuitable for learning Create once and deliverElearning on the on all devicesphone It’s not secureMobile content is SCORMexpensive to create compliancyand distribute is a must
    22. Just learning ‘on the move’ Small screen size is unsuitable for learning Create once and deliverElearning on the on all devicesphone It’s not secureMobile content is SCORMexpensive to create compliancyand distribute is a must
    23. • Understanding Mobile• Why Consider Mobile Learning?• Mobile Learning Myths• 6 Key Strategic Decision Areas• Success Factors
    24. 1. Establish the Need – Challenges in connecting with, training your mobile workforce? – Support for sales/ field staff – What do you wish to achieve? – Why is mobile a good (only) option?
    25. 2. Assess Readiness – Audience profile – Management buy-in – Does mobile fit into your learning strategy/ ecosystem?
    26. 3. Devices & Platforms to Support Source - http://www.asymco.com/2011/09/04/the-proliferation-of-mobile-platforms-continues/
    27. 3. Devices & Platforms to Support
    28. 3. Devices & Platforms to Support Source: Good Technology State of BYOD Report 2011
    29. 3. Devices & Platforms to Support Source: Good Technology State of BYOD Report 2011
    30. 4. Delivery Modes Source: Worklight
    31. 4. Development Options – Flash vs. HTML5 • Flash mobile support has been stopped • Gartner – By 2015, 50% of apps that were native in 2011 will be in HTML5. – Also HTML5 will alone not satisfy all cross-platform development needs. • You can continue with different tools for PC and mobiles
    32. 4. Development Options – Flash vs. HTML5 • Flash mobile support has been stopped • Gartner – By 2015, 50% of apps that were native in 2011 will be in HTML5. – Also HTML5 will alone not satisfy all cross-platform development needs. • You can continue with different tools for PC and Mobiles – LMS Tracking • What all do you wish to track? • How will you use that data? • Is SCORM necessary?
    33. 4. Development Options – Flash vs. HTML5 • Flash mobile support has been stopped • Gartner – By 2015, 50% of apps that were native in 2011 will be in HTML5. – Also HTML5 will alone not satisfy all cross-platform development needs. • You can continue with different tools for PC and Mobiles – LMS Tracking • What all do you wish to track? • How will you use that data? • Is SCORM necessary? – Development Team • Who will develop? • Which Authoring tools? • Who manages updates/ support?
    34. 5. Content Types – Formal/ Informal (discussion forums, sharing etc) – Performance Support – Access to documents/ experts – how-to videos
    35. 6. Security – Role based access to material/ information – Password protected devices – Remote erasing of data/ information
    36. • Understanding Mobile• Why Consider Mobile Learning?• Mobile Learning Myths• 6 Key Strategic Decision Areas• Success Factors
    37. • Identify the real need for implementing mLearning• Access culture/ readiness• Stakeholder commitment/ buy in• Design to suit user’s real context – it’s the learner who is mobile• Adopt a strategy that works for your setup (may need trial and error)• Plan some quick wins – Make website mobile compatible – Turn on the mobile version of your LMS – Try a small app or blog for sharing updates – Try with sales team
    38. • Pilot with limited group• Know what to measure and how will you measure it• Get user feedback and implement• Support through pilot to rollout and beyond is crucial• Provide real mLearning benefits – just-in-time access, offline use, access to experts, ability to share & comment, ability to capture a spark• There needs to be focus on alignment with mainstream learning/ training function• Re-evaluate strategy every 3-6 months. Revamp if need be
    39. • The Mobile Learning Edge – Gary Woodill Ed.D ( http://www.amazon.com/The-Mobile-Learning-Edge-Technologies/dp/007173676X)• https://mobilelearninginfokit.pbworks.com/w/page/41122430/Home• http://www.mlearnopedia.com/mlearncon/• Mobile Learning Landscape and Trends – eLearningGuild Report : http://www.elearningguild.com/research/archives/index.cfm?id=149&action=viewonly• http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS23251912• ADLnet Mobile Learning Handbook - https://sites.google.com/a/adlnet.gov/mobile-learning- guide/home• Google Glass project video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9c6W4CCU9M4• http://mashable.com/2012/02/03/smartphone-sales-overtake-pcs/• Good Technology State of BYOD Report• http://www.asymco.com/2011/09/04/the-proliferation-of-mobile-platforms-continues/
    40. Amit Garg@gargamit100

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