******CEU Question: This includes all types of content. Job Aids, E-Books, and Courses are just a few of the examples.
The real opportunity for mobile learning is in performance support, job aids, E-Books, etc. but we conducted this study to see how well courses would be received on mobile devices.
The results of this particular case study conducted by Merrill Lynch led us to our investigation and ultimate goal of determining whether this same type of use case has equal applicability in a military setting. DoD active duty, civilians, and contractors are currently required to complete several mandatory eLearning compliance courses using a desktop or laptop computer on an annual basis. Much like the employees at Merill Lynch, the users of various Department of Defense (DoD) eLearning systems are often faced with the similar challenges of dealing with random distractions while trying to balance mission-critical work responsibilities with mandatory training requirements.
Smartphone proliferation in the DoD 25% of respondents have smartphones Mobile friendly LMS Only 8% Mandatory Training on Mobile vs. Desktop 1/3 Yes, 1/3 No, 1/3 Unsure
More areas of measurement are available in the paper!
*****CEU Question: The results of this study showed that the participants found which aspect of mobile delivery to be the MOST beneficial:
***CEU Question: eLearning courses can be easily converted to a mobile format so it's always a good idea to convert rather than create the mobile version from scratch. ***CEU Question: Web standards such as HTML5 can be used with other tools to create native apps or web apps that can be supported on several mobile device _____________ . Correct
From eLearning to mLearning: The Effectiveness of Mobile Course Delivery Jason Haag Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative