mLearning is learning from a mobile device. That may be a mobile phone, a tablet, an eReader or even in some cases a laptop computer. mLearning is NOT a course converted to mobile. In fact, expecting to “convert” previously created courseware to a mobile device is like converting a swimming pool to a hot tub. They just have different purposes.
As with all instructional design, a thorough and adequate assessment should be done prior to any design. But with mobile development there are added elements. The questions below are just the beginning of considerations that must be taken before the product can be developed.