Podcasts are a great way to reach mobile learners. It lets you feed them with small nuggets of recorded information while they’re on their commute, waiting in line at lunch, on evening jogs or whenever there’s some downtime during their day. You see the beauty of podcasts is that learners don’t feel like they have to set aside extra time to learn; podcasts integrate so well into activities they already do daily.
Podcasts can be listened to or viewed across most mobile devices, and there are many ways to share them with your learners. For instance, you could provide a link to your podcast directly on your learning site or course, share it on social media, and even offer it on iTunes.
So are you ready to get started creating your awesome podcasts? Let these following tips help you on your way!
In our last post on the extended enterprise, We covered how training customers provided substantial benefit to business. Of course customers are just one of the stakeholders in the extended enterprise. For many growing businesses, their extended enterprise would probably also include channel partners as well.
What’s my Channel?
Suppose you’re company is growing, sales of your product is tremendous, and you’re hoping to expand your business to try and replicate this success in new geographic markets. What do you do? You could start hiring of course. However, the amount of time and effort to recruit, train plus the cost of salaries and benefits to get you to a fully-functioning sales force might cause you to lose out on capturing opportunities quickly.
In this second part of Top Tips to Creating Awesome Mobile Learning Videos, we cover additional tips for the more technical aspects and for creating compelling video content. If you missed the first part be sure to check it out too!
Getting a Little More Technical
We’d all love to hire production houses to give us a top-notch video: special effects, tornadoes, ball of infernos, you know the works… Alas, none of us really have the budget Steven Spielberg does, so for the rest of us mere mortals…we just have to roll up our sleeves and shoot it ourselves. You don’t need fancy equipment, smartphones work great as well!
Having content for your mobile learners is not simply about putting your entire library of eLearning resources on their mobile devices. Content that was designed to be consumed on desktops for 20 minutes or longer – is just not going to cut it on the mobile.
So developing content for mobile consumption does require a little more thought and effort, though it doesn’t have to be such an arduous task. To help you get started, in the coming weeks we’ll be sharing top tips to developing content in a variety of formats for the mobile. First up, we’ll tell you how to create great training videos for learners on-the-move.
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To many companies and organizations, training is typically a cost centre or perhaps even viewed as a murky investment. Businesses spend tons of time and plough wads of cash into developing, implementing and monitoring online learning programmes for their employees; and with baited breath hope their investment will pay off somewhere down the line.
But training doesn’t have to be seen as this “necessary evil” for business. In fact training, could earn your business some serious pocket change.