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Using Mobile Devices for Learning: A Real-world Approach

607 Using Mobile Devices for Learning: A Real-world Approach

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM Wednesday, June 25


Marina 5

The widespread adoption of mobile devices has created many opportunities to enhance learning programs, but it has also brought new challenges. 20th Century Fox, a leader in the film, television, and entertainment industry, was able to successfully meet those challenges in its combined online and offline learning solution for managing courseware and critical training data through mobile devices for its employees worldwide.

In this session you will explore various development approaches and the learning curve to expand traditional eLearning development to mobile technologies. You will explore development techniques and examples, product demonstrations, and key project highlights to more fully understand the development cycle for the successful delivery of rich, engaging learning experiences on mobile devices. You will leave this session with a clear path how to be successful at delivering mobile learning and how to transition from traditional eLearning development techniques to mobile learning.

In this session, you will learn:

  • How to transition from traditional eLearning development to mobile learning development
  • The impact of mobile delivery on instructional design
  • How to develop for cross-platform delivery
  • The shift in workflow and work processes for mobile learning
  • Newly required developer and project management skills sets for mobile learning
  • How to use wireless and mobile technologies to deliver, maintain, and store training record management

Novice to advanced designers, developers, and project managers.

Technology discussed in this session:
Android, iOS, smartphone as well as desktop technologies.

Peter Ranzino


Learning Sciences Corporation

Peter Ranzino is the founder of Learning Sciences Corporation. He has 18 years of experience in the design, development, and deployment of electronic learning environments. Peter has worked with various Fortune 1000 clients, governmental agencies, and companies of all sizes. As the founder and former president of a nationally recognized eLearning development company, he designed many of the company’s products and services, including its proprietary learning and talent management systems. He also created the Multimedia Training Network, an Internet-based training network that was acquired by a large corporate concern.

Steve Jones


Learning Sciences Corporation

Steve Jones, the CTO of Learning Sciences Corporation, has been an IT professional since 1993 and is solution architect. Steve gained advanced knowledge in a broad array of systems engineering and programming fields working globally for IBM and Siemens. His expertise spans from network infrastructure to software design and development, and he has over 10 years of experience in the area of content management and its application within a SCORM or eLearning environment. With the widespread use of mobile devices in the workplace, Steve has concentrated on the development and distribution of mobile technologies to better manage and distribute learning content to the workforce.

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