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Barriers to Mobile Learning Premium Content

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A new ASTD Research study, Mobile Learning: Delivering Content in a Connected World , looks at the current landscape of mobile learning in a world in which the ubiquity of mobile devices seems to have created a perfect environment for delivering learning solutions to our workforce, where or when they need it. Key findings from the study uncover chief barriers to adopting mobile learning include budget, integration with legacy learning systems, and security.


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  • Lorrie Lykins is i4cp’s managing editor and director of research services. She has worked in the field of human capital research since 2002, beginning with i4cp’s predecessor, the Human Resource Institute, and has published numerous articles, editorials and whitepapers on topics ranging from corporate volunteerism to contingent workers, and talent management. She is a contributing author to The ASTD Leadership Handbook (2010), and her work has been featured in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. Lorrie is an adjunct professor in the adult education program at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. Contact information: (727) 345-2226 or

  • T. Cricket Powell is a research analyst for the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) and served as the primary author of this report. She has 19 years’ experience in the field of learning and development and served as the Director of Organizational Learning & Development for the first healthcare system ever to earn the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award (2002).

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    Erin DeSandro is the senior research specialist with ASTD. She serves as an editor and data analyst for ASTD's research reports including the annual State of the Industry Report.


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