Technology SIG: Mobile Learning - Platforms, Content and Usability

  • 13 Oct 2014
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Scotwork, 400 Lanidex Plz, Parsippany, NJ 07054


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Technology Special Interest Group
Mobile Learning
Platforms, Content and Usability

About the Workshop

Learning through Mobile devices has been discussed for years, but rapid adaption to this new trend only began in the last 2 years. With shorter technology cycles that displace devices almost every six months, we are now in a fast moving learning environment that boldly questions even the very existence of computer based learning that we have seen for many years. Many questions therefore come to mind such as-

  • Is Mobile Learning here to stay?
  • Will learning on a portable device be as engaging as the Apps that we see now on these devices?
  • Can mobile learning help me do my job efficiently?
  • What about information security?


With these and many other questions, how do you strategize in order to bring mobile learning into your organization?

In this interactive discussion, you will learn to:

Define what Mobility in Learning means.

Identify opportunities for bringing mobility in learning in your organization

Appreciate the design factors that need to be considered for a good mobile learning solution

Identify the challenges encountered while implementing mobile learning solution in your organization

The session shall also discuss trends in smart phones, tablets and wearables, and the ergonomics associated with each of these devices to see how they impact learning design.



Who Should Attend

We welcome all workplace learning and organizational development professionals. Additionally, this session is for anyone interested in eLearning, Learning Technologies.

About the Presenter

Meghna Amonkar is the Principal Consultant-Communications Design at Tata Interactive Systems. She has 15+ years of experience in UI and UX design cutting across different platforms such as traditional e learning on desktops to mobile devices. Meg has worked on several exciting consulting engagements for many organizations across America, England and Asia pacific and help build innovative design ideas to make learning and communication  engaging and meaningful.

Kshitij Nerurkar is the Chief Operating Officer at Tata Interactive Systems (TIS), the pioneer and global leader in Learning Solutions & Business Simulations. Tij has been with Tata Interactive Systems for over 15 years in diverse capacities such as Head of Operations for the North America region and before that as the head of Corporate and Government business in USA. Before moving into business development, Tij set up and headed the projects function at the TIS, Mumbai office. He also managed the line of business for corporate e-learning at the Mumbai development center. In 2010, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer, for the E-learning and Simulations business. He is also a Senior Assessor for the Tata Business Excellence Model (An adaptation of the globally renowned Malcolm Baldrige model) – a framework that is designed to promote business excellence among Tata Group companies through continuous evaluation, learning, and improvement. Before joining the Tata group, Tij worked as an investment banker at one of India’s leading private financial consultancy firms.



6:30 - Networking 
7:00 - Program
8:30 - Wrap-Up / Next Topics of Interest

ASTD Competency Model: This session complements the Learning Technologies and Instructional Design competencies.  


  • NNJ-ASTD Member - Free
  • NNJ-ASTD Non-members - $20.00 (USD)

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