Mobile devices are the preferred tools to access the internet. According to Horizon Report, 2011, by 2015 about 80% of people will be accessing the Internet from mobile devices only, with the main focus on education.
The phenomenal growth in the use of the “mobile internet” is compelling companies to make their online learning content mobile-compatible. According to Ambient Insight, the global mobile learning market is likely to touch $12.2 billion by 2017, registering a staggering compound annual growth rate of 18.2% for the period 2012 to 2017.
Most organizations had developed their online learning materials in Flash,a technology not supported by most smartphones and tablets. They need to convert them into HTML5, a mobile-friendly format. Here is an informative video that lists some of the commonly asked questions about migrating Flash-based e-learning content to HTML5 such as:
- What can be done with existing Flash-based e-learning courses?
- Do they need to be re-developed right from the scratch?
- What are the time and cost implications of the migration?
- Is the conversion of learning content into HTML5 easy?