Archive for the 'M Learning' Category

Mobile Learning Re-Visisted

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 05|27|o  » 1 Comment

We have been spending a lot of time in recent posts talking about the enormous potential for m-Learning. In a span of only 20 years, wireless services have reached almost 50 percent of the world’s population. There are now more than 3 billion mobile subscribers globally, that number is expected to grow to 4.5 billion […]

Should You Leave Your Laptop Home In Favor of Your Smartphone?

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 04|23|o  » 1 Comment

The growth of mobile devices continues; it is now estimated there are more than 3 billion mobile subscribers and this number is estimated to rise to over 4 billion by 2010. In particular, the size and growth of the Smartphone market is expanding rapidly and will exceed the laptop market for the next five years, […]

The Power of iTunes U

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 02|27|o  » 1 Comment

Research is starting to show that students who listen to lectures on podcasts are showing high retention rates. This finding was reported in ReadWriteWeb and was uncovered after conducting research involving a test sample and a control sample of students.
According to Dani McKinney, a psychologist at the State University of New York in […]

Mobile Learning: Will Millennials Lead The Way?

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 02|17|o  » 1 Comment

One of my recent posts entitled From e-Learning To m-Learning talked about the enormous potential for m-Learning. This topic was debated recently by a panel of experts including Chad Hurley, CEO of YouTube, and Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, at the World Economic Forum last month.
The current estimates for mobile phone penetration are impressive: […]

From E-Learning To M-Learning

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 01|16|o  » 18 Comments

By all accounts, mobile learning, termed “m-learning”, is on fire as a new method of accessing learning. As seen in the chart below, m-learning may be the learning tool of the future:

I see three trends fueling this new interest in m-learning:

More companies will explore mobile learning as an increasing number of tech-savvy Millennials enter the […]

Learning Innovations: Learning In The Next 5,000 Days

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 10|28|o  » 1 Comment

Our second meeting of the Learning Innovation Network was held at Merrill Lynch from October 21-22, 2008. The photo below shows our group getting ready for a series of break-out exercises describing learning in their organizations over the next 5,000 days—or in the year 2020. We wanted to start with a visionary exercise to explore […]

Wearable Learning Via Your Blackberry

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 04|28|o  » 0 Comments

I am always on the “hunt” for interesting dialogues happening on the Web and the following one about Blackberry caught my eye. It starts out with a request for using a Blackberry for purposes of training a population of Attorneys and focuses on the tools that will allow this to happen seamlessly.
I am looking […]

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