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Introduction

Convenience, flexibility, engagement, and interactivity are all factors that make mobile learning more attractive to students, and learning management systems (LMS) vendors in particular have made significant investments in making their solutions mobile-ready. However, given the pace of change and demand in the consumer world, it is questionable as to whether vendors have made the mobile-optimized versions of their solutions compelling enough to use.

Highlights

  • Ownership of mobile devices is high among students, which gives institutions a significant opportunity to offer mobile learning.
  • Institutional investments in mobility systems are increasing.

Features and Benefits

  • Gain insight into student mobile consumption trends.
  • Understand institutional investments in mobility.
  • Compares mobile offerings from LMS providers.

Key questions answered

  • What is the technology of choice for the student age group?
  • Which mobility systems are institutions planning on investing in during the next 18 months?
  • What are the mobile offerings from different LMS providers?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages

Recommendations

  • Recommendations for institutions
  • Recommendations for vendors

Student mobile consumption is increasing

  • More people in the student age group have a smartphone than a laptop
  • Driven by a proliferation of devices, most institutions are investing in mobility

Mobilizing the LMS

  • Vendors are investing in mobility with several new releases
  • Successful mobile learning initiatives will require adaptation to changing student needs

Appendix

  • Methodology
  • Bibliography
  • Further reading
  • Author

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