The world's mobile worker population has passed the one-billion mark and will grow to nearly 1.2 billion people — more than a third of the world's workforce — by 2013, says a forecast from IDC. A recent survey commissioned by Cisco found that three of every five employees believe it is unnecessary to be in the office to be productive, and two of three employees worldwide say they prefer a job with less pay and more flexibility. Learners need more dynamic ways to consume content to fit today’s evolving business and educational environments.

Participants in this case-study session will discover how Learning@Cisco responded to evolving market demands by providing a tailored, customized education experience to help students secure certification as a pathway to rewarding careers in IT. Cisco developed mLearning to help students retain and enhance knowledge received from other sources, including Cisco Learning Partners and the Cisco Learning Network, while providing a new way to build and reinforce technical skills for a new type of learner. You’ll learn how Cisco designed a mobile and personal learning program that has become a key strategy and driver of success throughout its employee, customer, and partner base.

In this session, you will learn:

  • The business rationale for mobile learning
  • The 10 mobile-learning best practices
  • Three critical success factors
  • Cisco’s vision for mobile and personal learning

Audience: Novice designers, developers, project managers, and managers with a basic understanding of mLearning.

Technology discussed in this session: iPad, PC, and Macintosh