Mobile learning consists of learning on the go, via your smartphone or tablet. In a business setting, mobile learning offers the possibility for employees to follow their training wherever they are, with online courses and other content being accessible at all times. This learning method is available on many learning management system (LMS) platforms but, as we will see later, it is necessary to be vigilant in the choice of the latter because mobile learning comes with some technical constraints.
A few years ago, the school’s technical support could still cope with its tasks. Help with technology in the classroom, maintenance of educational platforms, statistics, accounting – all these were difficult, but it was still possible to handle a few people and the IT department of the school. But the pandemic has shown how educational institutions, from elementary schools to universities and academies, need more time to be ready for large-scale work in the digital space.
The second decade of the 21st century witnessed an unprecedented paradigm shift in the educational sphere. With the onset of the pandemic, conventional ideas of an educational institution gave way to a far modernized and on-the-go approach. Joining class and listening to teachers’ lectures on Zoom or through Microsoft Teams is now the new norm.
Major vendors have been doubling down on their investment in Chromebooks, and that effort has paid off — they’ve consistently seen strong returns thanks to the platform’s wide adoption globally.