As unbelievable as it may sound, more than 90% of the mobile LMS vendors state that mobile delivery is an essential need for their LMS purchasers. In the past few years, a lot of questions have been asked about what mobile strategy is able to create an impact in the Indian elearning space. The answer is simple. The most progressive LMS vendors are focussing upon offering fully mobile responsive platform and mobile apps that offer incremental capabilities.

  • Mobile learning has assumed importance and higher education institutions have initiated the adoption of mobile technology to cope up with the requirement of the students. Despite its steady use across the higher education industry, little research has been done to identify the factors that affected the adoption and use of mobile learning management systems and impacting the learning of students’ academic achievement. Study proved that that age and employment status is the significant factors in predicting the students’ adoption of Mobile Learning management system.

Mobile Learning has emerged as a key trend in the e Learning domain. Many have argued the key details in-depth to understand the nitty-gritty of mobile learning platforms. The leader of a training department of any size, it is key to consider how to use mobile devices capable of supporting and improving the enterprise-wide performance.

Key Things To Know About Mobile LMS

Mobile Responsive Design

A responsive-focused mobile LMS understands the user device, which is being used and optimise’s text, graphics, menu automatically to display without the need of zooming, scrolling or even downloading on any modern browser. A mobile responsive strategy helps a vendor to develop an LMS that the customers can leverage on all devices comprising of smart-phones, tablets, laptops and even desktops. This ensures the learners have 100% of functionality accessing the LMS from a mobile device.

Most vendors aim for fully mobile responsive design. The new vendors foraying into the mobile LMS market eye for 100% mobile responsiveness.

Here are some of the key features a mobile LMS encompasses –

  • Receive and send notifications for registration approvals, private and text (SMS) messages

  • Switch devices impacting the tracking of content, bookmarks and progress

  • Download content for offline use and sync results with LMS

  • Checklists for on-the-job training

  • Informal learning tracking

  • Scan and QR codes for the content access

  • Presence Sensing’ for class attendance check in and check out

  • Teacher analytics, in-class polling and evaluations

  • content development/assembly/authoring

  • Strengthened reality of app use to assist learners by unveiling necessary performance support, social and formal learning

Parting Words

In the past, LMS vendors such as software companies encountered a number of problems with mobile and were clueless about the implementation of learning management system. New players understood the relevance of mobile responsive and decided to enhance the user experience. They have it figured out that the use of important combinations of responsive and mobile apps is what a mobile app is capable of offering. A fully mobile responsive LMS is able to make all the difference.

So, what are you waiting for? Choose a mobile LMS and become an integral part of the e-learning domain.