In these times of ‘just-in-time’ learning, mobile learning is fast gaining popularity as a medium for learning across all learner groups. To dwell deeper into this growing area of interest for all learning enthusiasts, we bring an excerpt from an interview with Kapil Gupta – an e-learning professional with more than a decade’s experience in the field. Co-Founder and Director….
‘Mobile learning, just for the sake of it, is definitely not a good idea!’ – Some insights on Mobile Learning
Change is a way of life and for the learning industry it is a every day reality. With newer technologies being available, our modes of learning are on a continuous state of evolution. We have moved on from paper to the computer, from desktops to laptops. And now with the advent of Smart-phones and other hand-held devices – ‘learning on….
Mobile learning is heralded as the next big step in e-learning and developers across the industry are working on better solutions for the ‘on-the-go’ learners. G-Cube recently released Wizdom LMS client for Android platform that promises to deliver structured learning through mobile devices. Built on the Android 2.2 (Froyo), Wizdom’s mobile client is ready to support courses rich in multimedia….
I have been playing with a 7” inch Android based tablet for few weeks now, and as I had mentioned in one of my earlier posts, I see tremendous applications for this kind of device (if rightly priced) in productivity enhancement, and in learning and development in India like scenario, where workforce is highly distributed, and access to laptops and….
Mobile telephony has revolutionized India over last one decade. Today, we get free incoming calls and outgoing call rates are the cheapest in the world ($0.01/minute and going down). A fully functional smart phone is available for less than $100 and mobile network is available in remotest corner of the country. But the scene was very different just a decade….
Continuing with our Knowledge Sharing Series, we took great pleasure in chatting up with yet another stalwart of the e-learning industry – Mr. Bill Rosenthal. He is the CEO of Communispond, which works towards actively developing communication skills to strengthen the talent within an organization. Bill has worked in learning domain for over two decades now. Among his many accomplishments,….
Apple launched iPad yesterday amidst lot of hype. It was slated to be Kindle killer and a serious threat to Netbooks. We try to analyze where would iPad fit in, and whether it will be for elearning what iPod was for music. iPad Vs Kindle First some facts – I have compared iPad – Wi-Fi + 3G model with Kindle….
In response to this month’s big question on LCB – e-Learning implementation and usage of different upcoming platforms is at different adoption level in different regions, and hence it becomes difficult to generalize how 2010 will pan out for our industry. I have thus categorized my thoughts on geographical basis. India – Skill Development Programs – Many government bodies at….
Mobile learning (m-learning) has been a buzz word in L&D circles for quite some time now. It has long been projected as the next big thing that’s going to hit elearning industry as there are more mobiles than laptops in the world, people spend lot of time travelling and hence have free time to learn, workforce in field doesn’t always….