Dev Learn 2008 - Mobile Learning At Qualcomm


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These slides were used in a mobile learning presentation at DevLearn 2008. B.J. Schone and Barbara Ludwig were the presenters.

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Dev Learn 2008 - Mobile Learning At Qualcomm

  1. 1. <ul><li>Virtually Anywhere: A Case Study of Mobile Learning at Qualcomm </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Barbara Ludwig </li></ul><ul><li>MANAGER, LEARNING TECHNOLOGY </li></ul>B.J. Schone SR. LEARNING TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST
  3. 3. Why we're here / Objectives <ul><li>In this session, you will learn: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What mLearning is, and the challenges of implementation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the key factors for successful development of mLearning. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the new Web 2.0 trends in mobile learning. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How you could use mLearning in your organization. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. About Qualcomm
  5. 5. What is mLearning?
  6. 6. Let’s talk about you! Who has worked with mLearning? Can you share an example with us?
  7. 7. mLearning Survey at Qualcomm <ul><ul><li>Most employees do have a data enabled phone (over 80%). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Almost all employees “always keep mobile device with them.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Main uses for data: SMS text messages, email, web surfing. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 75% of employees say they would use mLearning. </li></ul></ul>
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  14. 14. Challenges & Key Success Factors <ul><ul><li>Security, security, security! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diversity of devices and platforms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Personal vs. company-issued </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Modalities: Web content, text messages, voice, video, audio, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Determining appropriate content that can be broken into bite-size chunks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Generating buy-in </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoiding shiny object syndrome </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LMS integration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Test, test, test </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Future Trends in mLearning <ul><ul><li>Mobile learning gets social </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Games, simulations and iARGs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Location-based learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased data/broadband/connectivity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Image / voice recognition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other new functionality </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Let’s talk about you! What do you think? What opportunities do you see for mobile learning at your organization?
  17. 17. Additional Resources <ul><li> One of the best comprehensive mLearning resources on the web </li></ul><ul><li> An excellent white paper on mLearning by Clark Quinn </li></ul><ul><li> eLearning and mLearning tips, tricks, and lessons learned </li></ul><ul><li> Blog posts related specifically to mLearning </li></ul><ul><li>mLearning: Mobile Learning and Performance in the Palm of Your Hand (2005). David Metcalf. HRD Press. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Questions?
  19. 19. Contact Info <ul><ul><li>Barbara Ludwig [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B.J. Schone [email_address] </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Thank You </li></ul>