10 Mobile Learning Trends For 2018

The demand for mobile learning from the learners is on a steady increase, and it is clearly transitioning from an “option” to a “must have”. In this article, I outline 10 mobile learning trends for 2018 that organizations should invest on.

The Top Mobile Learning Trends For 2018

mLearning or mobile learning is self-paced, learning on the go. Typically, designed for multi-device support, it offers the flexibility to the learners to take learning on the device of their choice. While mLearning or mobile learning as a concept has been there for the last 7-8 years or so, there has been a steep acceleration in its adoption in the last couple of years.

Known for higher engagement, mLearning is being used by nearly 47% of organizations worldwide. This clearly reflects the increased acceptability of mLearning, and also why it is being seen as the future of learning.

Why mLearning Is No More An Option But A Must Have?

We access our smartphones continuously throughout the day so learning on the smartphones is a logical extension.

Here are some compelling stats that reaffirm that mLearning is no more an option but a “must have”:

  1. Gartner predicts that 45% of businesses will have a BYOD policy by 2020. (Source: Gartner)
  2. 70% of learners felt more motivated when training on a mobile device, as opposed to a computer. (Source: LearnDash)
  3. Mobile eLearners typically study for 40 minutes longer than students using a desktop or tablet. (Source: MNAlearning)
  4. Smartphone learners complete course material 45% faster than those using a computer. (Source: Lynda)
  5. What Are The Mobile Learning Trends You Should Watch Out For In 2018 And Integrate Into Your Learning Strategy?

I am providing my list of 10 mobile learning trends for 2018 here.

These mobile learning trends reflect the transformation we are seeing in the way the content is already being consumed by the learners or will be in the near future.

READ MORE of Pendey A “10 Mobile Learning Trends For 2018” 17 April 2018 eLearning Industry

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