Using Mobile Technologies

In the education field, the ubiquitous nature of these portable tools enables learners to access information and feedback regardless of time and location.
Xiangming & Song, 2018

Using Mobile Learning in Education

Mobile technologies are, well, mobile. The majority of individuals in 2022 have access to a smartphone. They are on-the-go, easy to access materials that allow for flexibility in an individuals' learning path. an instructional designer, it is beneficial having mobile technologies to create collaboration and a source of communication (Sharma et al., 2022). Mobile learning enables people to learn wherever they are and to learn by doing and seeing.

Mobile technologies allow for instructional designers to easily implement collaboration and communication for their colleagues or their students. This is true in both education settings and in the workplace environment. Some examples of common mobile learning art: Duolingo, Quizlet, Nearpod, TedEd, Udemy, Coursera, Google Classroom, and any LMS.

There are different ways you can implement mobile learning. Here are some examples of type of learning you can implement: microlearning, scenario-based learning, social learning, personalization, and gamification. The beauty of mobile learning is it is available whenever the learner needs it.
Example: Mobile Learning Implementation Plan
The below implementation plan is an example of how one can implement mobile learning in a workplace environment for collaboration.

Sharma, S., Kumari, B., Ali, A., Yadav, R., Sharma, A., Sharma, K., Hajela, K., & Singh, G. (2022). Mobile technology: A tool for healthcare and a boon in pandemic. Journal of Family Medicine & Primary Care, 11(1), 37–43.

Xiangming, L., & Song, S. (2018). Mobile technology affordance and its social implications: A case of "Rain Classroom". British Journal of Educational Technology, 276-291. doi:doi:10.1111/bjet.12586