17 Awesome Resources on Micro Learning
MAY 16, 2014
THE QUOTE: “ I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. ”- Winston Churchill. THE JOURNEY: We, at Learnnovators, have been fascinated about micro learning or bite-sized learning. We have been doodling about the possibilities this learning technique offers while developing cost effective and powerful mobile performance support solutions.
Micro-Learning Becoming Latest Trend
MAY 5, 2016
A few years back gamification was all the rage. Today there is a new trend that is emerging, and it’s micro-learning. I know what you’re probably thinking: “But Micro-Learning Isn’t New…” True. Micro-learning is slowly stepping into the spotlight. Micro-LearningThat’s the thing with trends.
Why micro-learning works for me
Clive on Learning
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
Over the past twelve months, micro-learning has quietly worked itself into my daily routine. And the latest addition is KnowFast, which sends me a daily learning video covering anything from history to science to cookery. But what effect is micro-learning having in terms of longer-term learning? We have been sold on micro-learning for some time.
Everything you wanted to know about micro-learning (but were afraid to ask)
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
If not, don’t worry because micro-learning has nothing to do with them, and is perfectly safe for your health. People use it to refer to several different ways of learning. All, however, share a few common characteristics to a greater or lesser extent: Micro-learning is performed in short time bursts. Micro-learning requires little effort from individual sessions.
How Gamification Will Impact Corporate Learning
FEBRUARY 8, 2016
At EI Design, we have been crafting gamification for serious learning (corporate learning) for over two years now. We now see a maturing in corporates’ understanding of its true potential and how a well-crafted gamification solution can create the right learning impact. Today, gamification is poised to impact corporate learning. What Is Gamification?
5 Disruptive Technologies to Tackle L&D Challenges in 2016
JANUARY 12, 2016
It seems like only yesterday when learning on the go was a figment of one’s imagination – like something straight out of a sci-fi movie; but today a lot of that imagination, is reality. Employers are open to change; employees are younger, more enthusiastic, demanding and know what they want; and exciting developments are giving learning a new dimension.
The 3 LMS Features that Increase Employee Engagement
OCTOBER 31, 2014
Learning Management System employee engagement gamification learning management system learning management system features LMS lms features micro-learning social learning We’ve written before about the pervasive issue that is stagnating economic growth in the US—employee disengagement. What do we mean by engaged?
Inspiring E-Learning Quotes from the Great Masters
NOVEMBER 9, 2014
THE JOURNEY: Where is e-learning heading? If you had been following us, you would already know that it’s almost a year since we started publishing our Crystal Balling interview series with some of the great masters in the e-learning industry. This campaign that we launched on 15th November 2013 was the culmination of our die-hard commitment to promote ‘good learning’.
21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)
MAY 29, 2014
THE QUOTE: “ Instructional designers need to run, not walk, away from classroom-thinking and get to the point of providing short, quick business focused learning points that are easily accessible when and where our learners need them. THE JOURNEY: We, like many out there, are of the view that, though most learning designers possess good levels of skills around the traditional training (formal learning) area, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas. This means leveraging new technologies to deliver non-traditional instruction.”-
APRIL 6, 2016
I’ve been tinkering with it and, in the spirit of Virtual Reality Working Out Loud Week , I’ve decided to share with you what I’ve learned so far. Thankfully I stumbled on this article by Phil Nickinson and learned that instead of starting at the map and uploading your photo sphere, you start at the photo sphere in your phone’s image gallery and share it to Maps. THE DEVICE. Hurrah!
Should you invest in Gamification?
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
So, is spending on gamification justified ? Research has shown that gamification enhances the overall performance of the organization and not just a particular employee. There is substantial data that proves that gamified training increases engagement amongst learners and helps them learn and retain better. Learners preferred the gamified micro learning platform.
E-Learning Forecasts & Trends for 2014
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
THE QUOTE: “ Online learning is not the next big thing, it is now big thing.” – Donna J. THE JOURNEY: Where is e-learning heading? As we know, the e-learning market is evolving dynamically, witnessing newer horizons day after day. It’s almost a year since we published our last forecasts on the e-learning trends. What were some of the interesting predictions for the global e-learning market for 2014? What are the key global e-learning market trends today? The key findings of the report are: 90% of L&D leaders currently use e-learning courses.
Why your health and safety training deserves more love
MARCH 31, 2016
What if your health and safety training was the best learning experience your employees ever had? Colleagues talk about what they learned. Learners recommend the training to others and share further learning resources. Counting the cost The best businesses are improving the value of their health and safety training by using appropriate learning technologies. billion.
Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
AUGUST 19, 2015
ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Sahana Chattopadhyay is a performance consultant and an L&D professional with 15 years of experience in the field of academia and organizational learning. What are the critical success factors for sustaining learning communities?
The Evolving Role of E-Learning in Corporate Training
NOVEMBER 29, 2014
THE QUOTE: “ The future of e-Learning is wide open! Learning doesn’t just happen during business hours in the office or in the classroom. How will e-learning evolve in coming years? Why E-Learning : This infographic by Will Holand graphically depicts facts and figures from some reliable sources such as the Brandon Hall Group and Bersin & Associates. e-Books. Videos.
Playing with eFrontPro’s 4.3 Gamification Engine
OCTOBER 15, 2015
Gamification is not all fun and games. In this post we’ll have a look at the all new Gamification engine landing in the latest eFrontPro, and how you can use it to make your eLearning courses more fun and instill a sense of competitiveness and community to your learnes. Gamification Engine appeared first on eFront Blog. News efrontpro GamificationGame on.
Microlearning Madness: 25 Great Resources
MAY 18, 2016
Over the last five to ten years, corporate learning professionals have scrambled to engage their learners in an increasingly digital world. Learning trends such as mobile, gamification, game-based learning, performance support, use of learning science and interactive video are all attempts to capture learner attention and engage them on a deeper level. See how.
How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces
MARCH 22, 2015
“ Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. ” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ We also have been “learning-out-loud” and “working-out-loud”, thereby trying our best to practice this form of learning. OUR LEARNINGS.
LEARNNOVATORS PARTNERS CII TO CONDUCT WEBINAR SERIES ON “GAMIFICATION”
AUGUST 18, 2016
Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative e-learning solutions, recently conducted a webinar series on “Gamification” in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region. The webinar series sought to provide a primer on gamification, clarifying myths and misconceptions surrounding the term. It also offered a deep dive into motivation and other factors that influence behaviour, one of the key reasons for organizations to adopt gamification as an approach. It also offers its own learning platform, Learnosphere. Chennai (India).
Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
MARCH 19, 2015
He is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office; a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, learning, work styles & collaboration practices. Previously, as Head of Learning & Collaboration at TELUS, Dan was responsible for the overarching learning, collaboration & leadership development strategy for the company. He further championed the use and deployment of collaborative technologies to complement both the learning and leadership frameworks. Gamification is very powerful. 100 Awards.
Megatrends in MOOCs: #4 Microlearning Paths
Your Training Edge
APRIL 16, 2014
This larger picture here is not just a shift in how learning is measured, but an entire re-visioning of what effective training looks like. This has resulted in a new interest in microlearning, which is essentially any type of learning done in very short bursts. Digital learning environments, like MOOCs, can provide frameworks for a wide variety of microlearning activities.
How to Combine Gamification with Stories and Micro-Learning (Live Prototype)- Tip 106
SEPTEMBER 9, 2016
Smorgasbord and Buffet Smorgasbord and buffet of learning approaches and technologies are abundant. So in this tip, I am posting ideas on combining of stories, micro-learning and gamification. When combined with gamification elements from marketing and customer engagement solutions like Bunchball , gamification becomes a highly productive learning methodology.
eLearning Trends for 2015: Here to Stay or Go Away?
JANUARY 12, 2015
Gamification. Gamification, not to be confused with game-based learning, is the use of game elements such as leaderboards and badges, in courses. In fact, gamification taps into the learner’s basic desires for status and achievement. Sadly, too few organizations and associations understand what gamification is and what it is not. Augmented Learning.
Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
JANUARY 30, 2015
Joseph Ganci is President of eLearningJoe, LLC, a custom learning company located outside Washington. Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Learnnovators: You are considered a ‘guru’ for your expertise in e-learning development.
2014 – The Year In Review
DECEMBER 30, 2014
2014 has been a wonderful year for us, because it was replete with LEARNNOVATIONS (learning innovations). We started our journey of 2014 with a quick review of the previous year and followed it up with the under-mentioned: Completed the first anniversary of ‘Crystal Balling’ Interview Series : If you have been following us, you would have noticed that it’s a year since we started publishing our Crystal Balling interview series with some of the eminent personalities of the e-learning industry. How would people learn in future? Where is our industry headed?
INFOGRAPHIC: IF LEARNING WAS WATER
MAY 4, 2016
The post INFOGRAPHIC: IF LEARNING WAS WATER appeared first on Learnnovators. Blended Learning E-Learning Gamified Learning Infographics Informal Learning Performance Support Arun Pradhan e-learning Gamification Infographic Learning Learning Ecosystem Learning Ecosystems Learnnovators micro learning
Capture Financial Impacts of Micro-Learning - Download the 22-Page Case Study - Tip #107
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016
Micro-Learning has gained traction these recent years, thanks in part to millennials entering the workforce who are clamoring for results with the least amount of effort. The learning strategy is popular and in fashion today. How do you use MICRO as a technique in tracking Micro-Learning? Elle learned to create shorter and smaller goals.
Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
JULY 23, 2014
ABOUT CATHY MOORE (International e-Learning Thought Leader, Blogger): Cathy Moore is an internationally recognized speaker and writer dedicated to saving the world from boring instruction. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Formal learning constitutes only a tiny part of the spectrum. THE INTERVIEW: 1. ” 2.
3 ELearning Predictions for 2017
JANUARY 31, 2017
Since 2012 (when this blog first started) I have never included WordPress powered learning management systems in my yearly elearning predictions. Prediction #2: Innovation Around Micro-Learning. With mobile learning driving the growth of the elearning industry we have seen an increase in conversations around micro-learning. It is that time. Why Predictions?
6 Popular Trends in ELearning
APRIL 25, 2016
When it comes to elearning and learning management systems there are a handful of tools & techniques that are very much in vogue. Gamification – not so much a “new” trend by any means but an often sought after aspect of any online training program. Gamification is predicted to be a $10 billion industry by 2020. The elearning industry is constantly in flux.
10 eLearning buzzwords you need to know!
JULY 25, 2013
In this post we’ve put together short descriptions of the top 10 buzzwords in eLearning at the moment: Tin Can, Social Learning, Gamification, mLearning, Tablet learning, Rapid eLearning, Microlearning, Personalization, Blended learning, and Lifelong learning. This API captures the activities that happen as part of learning experiences. Gamification.
LEARNNOVATORS PRESENTS BLOG SERIES ON GAMIFICATION BY KARL KAPP
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
Learnnovators, a leading e-learning company, has Karl Kapp writing a series of blog posts for them on gamification. Karl Kapp is one of the foremost experts and prominent ‘gurus’ on gamification, which is the application of game design techniques to non-game situations. Gamification seeks to engage and motivate people to achieve certain goals by tapping into the basic desires and needs of users, and is today being adopted across a wide variety of corporate and educational contexts. – Post #3 (The Learning in Gamification): 14th September 2016.
JULY 28, 2016
The blog will remain E-Learning 24/7 as will my Linkedin group. . Best Gamification Systems (The Top Two as we speak, err as I write – July 27). I read a report a few weeks back which forecast high sales in Gamification in the next few years. What many people failed to realize is that they were referring to companies, such as Badgeville, which are outside of the e-learning space. Could you tie a gamification platform such as Badgeville to your LMS? Then there are LMSs and learning platforms includling subsets that have gamification features.
LEARNNOVATORS PARTNERS CII TO CONDUCT WORKSHOP ON “GAMIFICATION”
JULY 15, 2016
Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative e-learning solutions, conducted a workshop on “Gamification” in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region. The workshop, conducted on 15th July 2016, sought to provide a primer on gamification, clarifying myths and misconceptions surrounding the term. It also offered a deep dive into motivation and other factors that influence behaviour, one of the key reasons for organizations to adopt gamification as an approach. It also offers its own learning platform, Learnosphere. About CII.