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Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

ID Reflections

In today''s time-crunched, attention-deficit and multitasking world, micro-learning seems to have cropped up as a possible solution to corporate learning and personal development. However, what exactly is micro-learning remains a bit of an elusive concept with different people defining it in different ways. Can a 10-minute learning byte be defined as micro-learning?

Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

Learnnovators

In todays’ time-crunched, attention-deficit and multitasking world, micro-learning seems to have cropped up as a possible solution to corporate learning and personal development. However, what exactly is micro-learning remains a bit of an elusive concept with different people defining it in different ways. Can a 10-minute learning byte be defined as micro-learning?

Creating an e-learning strategy that works

eLearning 24-7

The Conversation. A: “We need to have online learning” B: “Huh? ” A: “I was told we must have e-learning. I’m not really sure what it is, but I know it is popular, so we must have it” B: “Okay, what should I look for?” Rather, it should be developing an e-learning strategy. An e-learning strategy can be and should be used in whatever industry or market.  Need a strategy. Strategy. StrategyStrategy. Strategy. Strategy. Strategy. So look for that. 

Learning Games Should Be Part of a Learning Strategy

Kapp Notes

Include learning games as part of a larger learning strategy for the organization, not as simply a “bolt-on” to existing learning or as something “extra.” ” Games are one piece of the learning puzzle. This three step process is part of the concept of learning as a process as opposed to learning as a one-time event.

Quality Control process for E-Learning

Copyright © 2016 Focus Learning Solutions, LLC. assurance strategy and the considerations behind each element. Copyright © 2016 Focus Learning Solutions, LLC. For example, on paper, it may make sense that one. review the course’s design and give feedback on the instructional strategies used (or not. Copyright © 2016 Focus Learning Solutions, LLC. PROCESS.

What’s the Role of Informal Learning in Modern Learning Strategy?

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Hilarious examples can be found all over the Internet and in everyday life of kids mimicking adults. Learning through observation is the very first type of learning we experience as children. Young kids learn how to solve puzzles or beat the next level in a video game by watching their siblings or friends. It’s a learning modality as old as the human race itself.

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Seven other advantages of an e-learning strategy

Connect Thinking

The intention of an e-learning strategy is generally to advance the efficiency and effectiveness of organisational learning. However, there are other less obvious advantages of an e-learning strategy that may not be thought about at first. Here are seven other advantages of an e-learning strategy that I’ve come across. Learning Strategy

Seven other advantages of an e-learning strategy

Connect Thinking

The intention of an e-learning strategy is generally to advance the efficiency and effectiveness of organisational learning. However, there are other less obvious advantages of an e-learning strategy that may not be thought about at first. Here are seven other advantages of an e-learning strategy that I’ve come across. Learning Strategy

E-Learning Strategy – The Right Way to Success

eLearning 24-7

You are looking at all these items to consider, not for MM, but for your e-learning inititaives. Need to offer an e-learning solution when you have been instructor led for so long. You despise e-learning, but unless you want to keep your job – you have go forth. Listen, this is not a one day or even one week strategy plan.  Typically the first thing people do, when it comes to coming up with a strategy. What are you doing now and what do you want to accomplish once you go the e-learning way.  Learning 24/7. Have to get a LMS? Egads. Commit.

How to Encourage Physical Activity as Part of a Learning Strategy

Absorb LMS

As if dying weren’t motivation enough, research continues to indicate that physical activity improves brain health and ability to learn. According As learning professionals, we’re part of the problem. Much of the learning content and events we create are traditionally designed to be accessed by sedentary learners seated at a desk. Taking a break for lunch? Perfect.

Creating Games for Learning: Strategies for Learning in a ‘Different’ Way

G-Cube

Game-based Learning (GBL) has been making a strong foray into the world of corporate training in the past few years. They are interactive – drawing out even the most reluctant learner to experience, do and learn. But can this medium be really effective for learning, a medium which predominantly caters to entertainment? Learning by doing. Is it all about fun?

eLearning as Part of an Informal Learning Strategy

Integrated Learnings

How did most of your workplace learning occur over the past year? Much of my learning came from brainstorming with peers, participating in online forums , reading (articles, books, blogs, etc.), Do you have a similar story of unstructured, experiential, informal learning? Jay Cross, known for his informal learning research, tells us that approximately 80% of workplace learning occurs informally. In contrast, only 20% of organizations’ learning budgets go toward enhancing informal learning. Do you have examples you can share? By Shelley A.

Learners' Often Use Poor Learning Strategies -- From a Research Review

Will at Work Learning

The effects of a concept map-based support tool on simulation-based inquiry learning. Specifically, they found that learners given the optimal learning route did better than those supplied with a sub-optimal learning route. Researchers’ Review of Learners’ Poor Learning Strategies. The research Hagemans, van der Meij, and de Jong did is good, but what struck me as even more relevant for you as a learning professional is their mini review of research that shows that learners are NOT very good stewards of their own learning. Hagemans, M. G., 2013).

Free eBook on Learning Strategies

aLearning

At over 100 pages, with eight strong case studies, the Masie Center has compiled an excellent overview of how learning leaders at major companies developed their learning strategies. Elliott’s “fundamental principles that hold in strategy after strategy in public and private sector organizations all over the world&# : “A strategy requires a complex process of deep thinking about the role of learning, and it should end up a solid ‘document’ to be used and referred to long after it has been created.&#.

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How to Encourage Physical Activity as Part of a Learning Strategy

Absorb LMS

As if dying weren’t motivation enough, research continues to indicate that physical activity improves brain health and ability to learn. According As learning professionals, we’re part of the problem. Much of the learning content and events we create are traditionally designed to be accessed by sedentary learners seated at a desk. Taking a break for lunch? Perfect.

The top 10 reasons your mobile learning strategy will fail | Dawn.

Dawn of Learning

It is as though I’m looking in a mirror.” I love this description because it encapsulates what should be the crux of any mobile learning strategy. For learning organizations, the clear challenge to meet this gold standard in their frenzied rush to mLearning will be to NOT repeat the mistakes that were made in the move from classroom to on-line training. It is the reverse.

Is it time for a BYOL (Bring Your Own Learning) strategy in your organization? #BYOL

Jane Hart

My previous blog post  that revealed that around 70% of respondents in my recent survey found training (including e-learning) “unimportant” or only “somewhat important” has generated quite a bit of interest. number of comments focused on how we now need to make training/e-learning more “engaging” or “effective” to recapture the interest of these people. Reflect and review.

How To Create Successful M-Learning Strategy: mLearnCon – Part I

Upside Learning

Last week I attended a day-long certificate workshop at the inaugural mLearnCon in San Diego titled Creating a successful m-learning strategy: From Planning to Implementation conducted by Judy Brown ,  Rovy Branon , Jason Haag , and Chris Raasch. The pace of change is phenomenal and m-learning has truly come of age now. Conrad Gottfredson defined five moments of learning need.

The Future Role of Learning & Development

mLevel

Michael Moe, Deborah Quazzo and the whole ASU GSV team put on an amazing event. I had the privilege of participating in a panel discussion titled “ Workforce Development That Works. ” The panel was hosted by Nathan Blaine, Executive Director at Corporate Executive Board, and included David Blake, CEO of Degreed, Stephen Bailey, CEO of ExecOnline, Sang Yoon, Head of Learning Strategy & Curriculum at Google, and myself as panelists. It was a fascinating discussion covering a wide range of topics around the future of corporate learning and skills development.

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What’s the Role of Informal Learning in Modern Learning Strategy?

Expand

Hilarious examples can be found all over the Internet and in everyday life of kids mimicking adults. Learning through observation is the very first type of learning we experience as children. Young kids learn how to solve puzzles or beat the next level in a video game by watching their siblings or friends. It’s a learning modality as old as the human race itself.

70:20:10 For Trainers

Learnnovators

Learning & Development Professional has been running a poll on the following question: Is the 70:20:10 model still relevant today? It just refers to the general observation that the majority of learning in the workplace is done on the job, a substantial chunk is done by interacting with others, while a much smaller proportion is done off the job (eg in a classroom).

The Incredible Power of Design Thinking in Learning Design

Learnnovators

Though we had been following some of these discussions with much interest, and also trying out integrating the internal development process at Learnnovator s in a loosely structured way around this approach, a recent article by Clark Quinn prompted us to embark on a quest to find answers to the following questions: Is design thinking a new subject, at least in learning design? INTERVIEWS.

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Blended Learning and The Flipped Classroom: What’s the Difference?!

Learnkit

Learnkit has published content about Blended Learning and The Flipped Classroom but our subscribers have consistently asked: What’s the difference? There are a number of articles explaining each learning methodology but it’s tough to find anything that clearly explains the difference between the two and when to use one over the other. What is Blended Learning?

Microlearning: What is it? And What Benefits does it Offer?

Learnkit

Throughout this post, we’ll try to give you examples of how to use microlearning in your own training programs. Microlearning is focused learning that is delivered in bite sized chunks. Since this method of learning provides small bits of knowledge at a time, it’s best used for delivering information that learners need to retain. – Learning new software.

The State of E-Learning in Australia in 2012

Connect Thinking

Question from a client: We’re an organisation of about 1000 people and we don’t have any e-learning. This question led me to think about a much larger question – the state of e-learning in Australian organisations in 2012. But these models are hard to find from reputable e-learning providers, or are prone to budget blow-out. How far behind are we?

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The State of E-Learning in Australia in 2012

Connect Thinking

Question from a client: We’re an organisation of about 1000 people and we don’t have any e-learning. This question led me to think about a much larger question – the state of e-learning in Australian organisations in 2012. But these models are hard to find from reputable e-learning providers, or are prone to budget blow-out. How far behind are we?

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Creating a Leaderboard in Storyline Using Tin Can API

Learnnovators

In this post, we share an example of a quiz we developed in Storyline. With the help of ‘tincan.js’, we sent the score from Storyline to a Learning Record Store (LRS) using JavaScript, and we received data back from the LRS into the Storyline course. What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of gamifying a course? Points? Badges? Scores? Levels? How did we do this?

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

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?

We Must Address the Leadership Strategy Mortality Rate

CLO Magazine

Right now, somewhere in a sunny boardroom, a leadership strategy is being born. Learning leaders are clicking through a fully researched, neatly packaged, well-rehearsed presentation, unveiling a stark reality about the senior management team. Two-thirds of organizations sampled reported having leadership acceleration programs in place to generate greater readiness. Executives?

Games To Gamification

Learnnovators

Then, as man evolved to the agrarian stage, around 12,000 years ago, he learned to domesticate a few animals and, alongside, grow crops. So we know that game based learning and gamification are not new. They are also defined by rules, skills, strategies and the elements of chance. All these activities can be turned to games to learn physics or any related subject. link].

How to choose between web and native apps for mobile learning?

Origin Learning

common example of a web app is mobile websites of newspapers. Examples of native apps are those which we install from the Apple Store or Android’s Play Store. A lot of organizations are resorting to device agnosticism as a simple solution to adopt mobile learning. Data from ASTD Magazine, Infoline on Mobile Learning.  . Web apps. Native apps.

Creative Instructional Design: Featuring 3 Innovative Onboarding And Induction Examples

EI Design

They seek learning strategies that can deliver high impact programs that can induct new team members quickly and efficiently. Innovative Onboarding And Induction Examples Of Creative Instructional Design. In this article, I will outline sticky learning designs featuring the creative Instructional Design approaches through 3 examples. Active learning.

5 Killer Examples: How To Use Microlearning-Based Training Effectively

EI Design

It is being increasingly used by many organizations for both formal and informal learning. It appeals to the learners as it consumes less time and is available to them exactly at the time of the learning need (just-in-time). Furthermore, its rich media formats ensure better retention of the learning. Here are 5 great examples of using microlearning-based training effectively.

Information on E-Learning and WCAG 2.0 Compliance in Australia

Connect Thinking

Question from a client: What do I need to do to ensure our e-learning is WCAG 2.0 reached out to a trusted network of e-learning providers (listed below) to better understand the issues from an e-learning design and development perspective. compliance mean for e-learning design and development? compliance mean for Learning Management Systems? compliant? WCAG 2.0

Franchise Custom Elearning Development

Learnkit

One of the biggest challenges for Training & Development and People Departments today is how to translate in-person training to online learning. With custom elearning, all learning objectives are tied to business drivers and measurable KPI’s to ensure the elearning is impactful. Which, in turn, reduces in-person training time and costs and maximizes learning efficiency.

Foot in your mouth again? Polishing ‘soft skills’ is the difference between a sale or no sale

Learnkit

It’s a concerted effort to change ingrained responses around intangibles, such as communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and collaboration, and learn to adapt and think critically, read nuances of a complex situation and surf an emotionally volatile exchange. – Use scenarios as the basis – So people can see what they’ve learned and then practice. No one has to know!

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