Mobile phones have not only revolutionized the communication sector but the eLearning sector as well. With mobile devices hitting the 7 billion mark, organizations foresee a huge potential targeting this learning segment.
In terms of opportunities, it is predicted that the use of smartphones and tablets by professionals for personal work will rise almost to 70% in 2018. The just-in-time approach of mobile learning makes this a popular learning option for learners.
However, before targeting this segment a lot of research needs to be devoted to the learning design and strategies. Unlike most eLearning courses, m-learning offers only a fourth of the screen space for gathering learner attention. Thus, the major question is “What things should I keep in mind when designing courses for m-learning?”
Tags: Instructional Design