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In the midst of COVID-19, learners and organizations had to shift their focus to remote training. See how we can help you craft mLearning strategies that will drive remote learning.

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Smartphone learners complete course material 45% faster than those using a computer. (Lynda)

What is the value of mLearning for the learners?

mLearning is “learning on the go” that is typically consumed on smartphones/tablets and allows learners to move seamlessly across devices. With the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the workplace, the focus to offer mLearning solutions that can be consumed by remote learners – working from home – has become a necessity.

mLearning is the preferred mode to learn for learners today. It offers them several benefits, including training on the go or as they work from home and on-demand, anytime, anywhere access. It gives them control on when and how to consume content. It can also be pulled by them, as required, which automatically syncs with their lifestyle.

Why should organizations and L&D teams invest on mLearning?

mLearning can be used to meet the entire spectrum of training needs, including Formal training, Informal Learning, instant/just-in-time learning aids, Self-Directed Learning, and Social or Collaborative Learning. It ensures higher engagement, better completion rates, and is easy to update and re-deploy. It undeniably has lower costs as compared to classroom/ILT.

How can EI Design help you leverage mLearning for your training and development programs?

As you embark on your distance learning journey with your employees, we will help you integrate mLearning to successfully meet your training goals.

mLearning fits well with the 70-20-10 L&D model adopted by global organizations to enhance the effectiveness of their training and development program. We can design Formal training (10%) through VILT, Blended Learning programs, and Self-paced Online Training. Instant/just-in-time learning aids (20%) can be provided by delivering Social Learning, peer-to-peer learning, point-of-need training, and job aids to learners when/where they need it most. We can show you how you can use mLearning to enable Informal Learning (70%) by offering experiential learning opportunities to support Blended/Formal training programs.

When integrated with our immersive learning strategies, our mLearning solutions will offer rewarding learning journeys to your remote learners.

5 Types of mLearning Content Formats You Should Consider

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mLearning for pre-training

We recommend that you create learner engagement through What’s In It For Me (WIIFM) and build awareness; use Infographics and Interactive Infographics as quick reference guides.

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mLearning for Formal Training

You can leverage Microlearning based learning journeys and immersive strategies like Gamification and AR/VR for select Microlearning nuggets. Use Scenario Based Learning, Interactive Stories, and Interactive and Branching Videos to enable real-life experiences.

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mLearning for just-in-time learning/job aids

You can deliver point-of-need training and quick-review learning through PDFs, Interactive PDFs, eBooks, and Flipbooks. For post-training reinforcement, we suggest you utilize Podcasts in conjunction with other types of mLearning content.

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mLearning for Social and Self-Directed Learning

For social engagement-based learning and collaborative training, we recommend the usage of Mobile Apps for Gamification, Social Learning, and Self-Directed Learning.

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mLearning for post-training connects

You can retain the connect with the remote learners, even after they have completed the training successfully. Push Micro challenges to check their retention or practice or for proficiency gain.

Want to learn how you can leverage mLearning strategies that drive remote learning? Contact us today.

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