Project Description

mLearning Essentials

Mobile learning, or mLearning, is defined as the delivery of learning, education or training on mobile devices, such as mobile phones, tablets, laptops or PDAs. mLearning allows training and support to be taken anywhere, making it flexible and convenient for companies to use.

With our mLearning course, your participants will begin to see the importance and usefulness of mLearning in any organisation. By absorbing the ins and outs of utilising mLearning, participants will possess the skills needed to take advantage of this new technology, in order to educate employees and clients more efficiently.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Research has consistently demonstrated that when clear goals are associated with learning that the learning occurs more easily and rapidly. With that in mind, let’s review our goals for the course. By the end of this course, you will be able to:

    • Know the meaning of mLearning
    • Recognize different methods of mLearning
    • Know the benefits/challenges of using mLearning
    • Train other employees regarding mLearning
    • Form an mLearning plan
Module One: Getting Started

  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives

Module Two: What is mLearning?

  • mLearning Uses
  • mLearning Environments
  • mLearning Tools
  • mLearning Advantages
  • Case Study
  • Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Common mLearning Devices

  • Mobile Phones
  • Tablets
  • Notebook Computers
  • Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
  • Case Study
  • Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Ancillary Equipment in mLearning

  • Internet Connections
  • Messaging Services
  • Video Cameras
  • Bluetooth
  • Case Study
  • Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: mLearning vs. eLearning

  • Devices Available
  • Informal vs Formal Structure
  • Increased Access
  • Content
  • Case Study
  • Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Four C’s of mLearning

  • Content
  • Compute
  • Capture
  • Communicate
  • Case Study
  • Module Six: Review Questions
Module Seven: Aspects of mLearning

  • The FRAME Model
  • The Device Aspect
  • The Learner Aspect
  • The Social Aspect
  • Case Study
  • Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Challenges of mLearning

  • Dependence on Technology
  • Decreased Quality of Communication
  • Security
  • Risk of Distraction
  • Case Study
  • Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Benefits of mLearning

  • Decreased Costs
  • Available Support
  • Unlimited Resources
  • Continuous Learning
  • Case Study
  • Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Getting mLearning Started

  • Organise Your Resources
  • Form a Work Plan
  • Engage Employees
  • Establish an End Goal
  • Case Study
  • Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Employee Training

  • Training Facilities
  • Encourage Communication
  • Establish Guidelines
  • Equipment Training
  • Case Study
  • Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations
  • Recommended Reading

mLearning Essentials

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COURSE TUTORS

EMERSON BURNS
EMERSON BURNSCourse Tutor
Students interact with each other and their tutors continuously through various online forums which foster a strong sense of community at Talent Studio.
CHUMASANDE NDUBELE
CHUMASANDE NDUBELECourse Tutor
Talent Studio has an intake of 200 students on targeted courses. I present two webinars a week per course. Participation during these sessions are always amazing.
PHOENIX MILLS
PHOENIX MILLSCourse Tutor
I am always inspired being part of a team of professional academic and administrative support staff who are passionate about developing people.

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