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Redesigning the Learning Sandbox to Include mLearning

705 Redesigning the Learning Sandbox to Include mLearning

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Wednesday, June 25


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Determining if and how mLearning fits into a learning strategy is complicated. The temptation is to adopt mLearning because it’s the latest and greatest panacea to solve all learning woes. Much like eLearning was positioned as displacing classroom learning at its height, so mLearning is viewed by many as the golden child. Learning professionals also face the pressure of having to establish return on investment for an unproven strategy with significant up-front investments.

In this session participants will look at mLearning as a part of a holistic strategy that includes face-to-face and virtual classrooms, eLearning, and social learning. You will examine the question of strategy not from an either/or standpoint but from a maximization standpoint. You will explore the benefits of integrating the learning strategies to achieve the best overall return-on-investment Participants will leave this session with a different way of looking at measurement that focuses more attention on the why.

In this session, you will learn:

  • How mLearning integrates with other learning strategies including classroom, eLearning, and social learning
  • What’s required for mLearning integration with other learning strategies
  • How an integrated approach improves portfolio-level ROI
  • Innovative ways to use (and not use) mLearning

Novice project managers and managers with a general understanding of learning strategies.

Tiffany Crosby


Petra Learning

Tiffany Crosby is the founder and president of Petra Learning and a research associate at a learning think tank. She designs and delivers instructional programs for corporate leaders seeking to develop a range of skill sets considered vital in the 21st century including innovation, critical thinking and problem-solving, and selling change. She develops and facilitates online training for entrepreneurs, small business owners, and emerging leaders. Tiffany also facilitates forums with business and academic leaders, identifies and analyzes business environment trends, and synthesizes these data points into educational standards and learning objectives for business education.

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