BY LYNN LANDRY
Technology training sometimes encourages participants to BYOD—Bring Your Own Device—a personally-owned mobile device to access learning content. The result? M-Learning or Mobile Learning, giving new meaning to accessing training anywhere, anytime, just in time. For example, learners can watch “how-to” information on their mobile phone and apply the steps on their tablet or computer. Or they can download electronic courseware to their tablets or eReaders and perform steps or exercises on their computer. Learning has never been more convenient or easier.
To facilitate ends such as these, the newly released Windows 8 has integrated connections among operation systems in personal computers and mobile devices. Training in Windows 8 includes learning about the features that allow mobile users access to internal resources when they are out of the office by using Virtual Private Networks (VPN’s) and Direct Access. Hand-in-glove, Windows 8 features the simplicity of OS integration across multiple devices.
Mobile Learning and Windows 8...