The United Nations predicts the global human population will reach about 6.3 billion by the end of 2009. Technology analysts predict that, by then, 2.6 billion mobile phones will be in use. That works out to 41 percent of the world population carrying mobile phones by the end of 2009.
The immense popularity of mobile phones is laying the technological foundation for mobile learning. A number of business drivers are influencing the adoption of mobile learning in the workplace.
Written by three Brandon Hall Research analysts, Gary Woodill, Adam Cunningham-Reid, and Richard Nantel, Mobile Learning Comes of Age: How and Why Organizations are Moving to Learning on Mobile Devices provides an in-depth examination of the current state of mobile learning and answers key questions:
- What are the advantages and disadvantages of mobile learning?
- What can mobile learning do for a business?
- How effective is mobile learning?
- How do you create mobile learning content?
- What factors need to be considered in creating content for specific devices?
- How do you track your learners’ use of mobile learning?
- And much more.
This report also includes six case studies on how well-known organizations are using mobile learning.