Mobile Accesible eLearning

Author Moves us Closer to the Promise of the iPad

When the iPad was introduced three years ago many in the community wrote about its potential use in corporate training, including me. Since then, many organizations have begun to take advantage of the iPad’s portability, constant connection through WiFi or cellular networks and engaging interactivity to create custom training solutions for their workforce. Unfortunately, the…

Our Customers are Telling us They Want Blueline Innovation… but at a Lower Cost and with High Value.

We’ve been listening! Our customers are telling us they want Blueline innovation… but at a lower cost and with high value. We’ve borrowed a little bit of seasonal North Pole magic to make your wishes come true. Today, we’re introducing lower cost-alternatives to Blueline custom training solutions. But we’ve got a few other surprises under…

Mobile Learning: Living Up to the Hype

2011 was supposed to be The Year of Mobile Learning, but it hasn’t lived up to the hype.  That is, until now! While mobile devices like iPhones, Android Phones, and iPads have been around for a couple of years, the tools used to develop mobile learning solutions for those devices have made it all but…

What can we learn from the world’s best business schools?

What’s the one thing that everyone with an MBA shares? — One or more experiences with team-based simulations. They are perfect for the B-School environment: They facilitate team-building, They provide a quick and effective means to assess the strengths and weaknesses of other students, They are fun and engaging, They are an outlet for extremely…

An Evolution in Learning: Welcome to the Age of Integration Part 1

Our story begins with a classroom and an overhead transparency projector. In its nascent years, corporate training was filled with the promise of alignment and change as employees were removed from the shop floor, herded into the conference room, and encouraged to scribble notes while a subject matter expert delivered information that had been deemed…

Managers Do Still Make a Difference

The point of all training provided by an organization is to improve people’s performance on the job. For this to happen, employees must use what they have learned when they are working. In their 1992 book, Transfer of Training, Mary Broad and John Newstrom evaluate the impact of three key resources on skills application –…

Web 2.0 Learning – Is Now the Time?

Many people predicted and blogged that 2010 would be the year that Social Learning and other Web 2.0 technologies really take off in the training space. And it may turn out that they are right. Certainly the technologies are maturing, and gaining more widespread acceptance by vast numbers of people outside the workplace. I find…

Developing a SixthSense for Mobile Learning

I recently wrote about Augmented Reality (AR) and some intriguing possibilities in mobile learning. Some folks at MIT are working on a technology that could have dramatic implications for mobile learning and information retrieval. They call it SixthSense. Demoed in a TED presentation Pranav Mistry has created an inexpensive wearable system that can project information…

Why I’m Excited About the iPad

After months of rumor, speculation and hype, Apple finally revealed its latest (and greatest?) new product, the iPad. Personally, I can’t wait to get my hands on one, but I’m most excited about the possibilities of incorporating it into Blueline’s client solutions. Many bloggers in the elearning space have already written about its use in…