Chapter 2The Seven Shifts in Enterprise Learning

Gary Woodill


Mobile learning has been involved in at least seven different shifts in enterprise learning in the past decade. While mobile computing is not the only factor causing these shifts, it is implicated in each one. Other factors include improvements and lower costs of computer technologies, the spread of computer networking, the rise of social media, the globalization of innovation, and the information explosion.

1. A Shift in the Location of Learning

Although the 1980s saw a marked increase in the use of classrooms in training and development, especially through the establishment ...

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