Tips to improve your
approach to mobile (in
under 10 minutes)
Desktop-only e-learning is a thing of the
past. Today's learners use whichever
device is available, whether it's a laptop,
tablet or smartphone. If you want to get
your training to the people who need it,
make sure it works on any device.
At this point, you may be nodding along. Yes!
But how do I do that? Moving from
understanding the benefits of multi-device elearning, to successfully building and
deploying courses, takes some thought and
deft execution. In this article, I'll share some indepth tips to get you started and ensure a
smooth transition to multi-device e-learning.
Before you begin
It's tempting to forego any planning and dive
right into building courses. But before you
take the plunge, and to help ensure you'll be
successful, it's important to understand the
impact of these changes. Here are some
questions to consider:
• How will your design and development
• How will you make sure your courses are
easy to use?
• What resources will people need to access
training materials on their mobiles?
• Are there other internal teams whose
support you need to make your efforts
successful? If so, how can you get it?
• Are your learners prepared for multi-device
• Is your organisation prepared?
Determine your approach
There are two widely used avenues: webbased and slide-based. Let's take a closer
look at each one, and how to decide which is
best-suited for your project.
This is relatively new and quickly gaining in
popularity. This type of course looks and
behaves like a website instead of a series of