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3 Steps to Creating a Microlearning Strategy: Dallas Lunch & (Micro)Learn Highlights

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Last week, I had the privilege of hosting a Microlearning ® strategy session for local L&D practitioners in Dallas. At the event, I interviewed Jayson Maxwell from Six Flags about his success in identifying and deploying a Microlearning ® strategy to solve for his company’s compliance and regulatory training needs. For those of you who missed the event, here’s an overview of my three-step Microlearning® strategy and the key learnings from our discussion.

Mobile Learning Strategies For Corporate Training

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Mobile learning for corporate training refers to the anytime, everywhere training that is available on mobile devices. It’s right here that effective training and in-depth learning turns out to be crucial. Corporate training and e-learning has reached great heights today. Organizations not only strive to create mobile-friendly learning materials but also believe in the inclusion of mobile workforce within teams. Strategies worth following.

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6 Amazing Examples of Using Micro Learning Videos in Corporate Training

Adobe Captivate

Learning strategies have been developed for the past few years to adapt to the changing learner dynamics. Microlearning Videos are short and focused and can be used as a standalone nugget that offers a specific learning takeaway; it can also be utilized as part of a longer learning path. When paralleled with other media, videos are known to create more engaging and sticky learning experiences for learners.

6 Amazing Examples of Using Micro Learning Videos in Corporate Training

EI Design

Learning strategies have been developed for the past few years to adapt to the changing learner dynamics. Microlearning Videos are short and focused and can be used as a standalone nugget that offers a specific learning takeaway; it can also be utilized as part of a longer learning path. When paralleled with other media, videos are known to create more engaging and sticky learning experiences for learners.

Gamification And Microlearning: A Dynamite Combination

eLearning Industry

Smartphones have changed the way we learn, and the learning strategies that leverage it for training have become popular. Gamification Gamification Benefits Gamification Tips Micro Learning Micro Learning Best PracticesIn this article, I outline how you can combine gamification and microlearning to influence employee performance. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

6 Training Trends for 2018 (and 3 you’re still not doing right)

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Join our very own Dave Romero and Nikki Shaw for a fun, interactive webinar with Training Magazine where they’ll go more in-depth with these hot 2018 training trends. As we turn the calendar into 2018, training leaders are looking for the next big things in learning and development. So, for the third year in a row, we’ve assembled our list of the top training trends to watch for in 2018. 1 : Convert classroom learning to virtual. Rewards-based learning?fostering

Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

New learning helps too, and September is full of free webinars that can add to your knowledge stores! Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Content Authoring Strategies That Save Enterprises Both Time and Money Without the ability for managers to personally check in with every single employee, global enterprises need compelling eLearning so that dispersed workforces can meet their training requirements. Paula will also share her favourite learning evaluation resources!

Three Smart Steps for Success in 2018

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With these three steps, you can begin your year with a learning strategy that is sure to produce great results. Inventory your learning programs. Categorize your learning inventory needs by: What’s existing that you can archive? Have you considered micro-learning? Micro-learning can come in a variety of formats too, whether that’s a video, an interactive infographic, or even something like our gamified micro-course on email and internet security.

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Top 3 Corporate Training Trends to Try in 2018

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As we move forward in the new year, corporate training leaders are also looking for the next best thing when it comes to learning and development. This is because the latest learning trends will dictate how quickly behaviors are changed to enhance business performance. These key corporate training trends for 2018 reflect an opportunity for training professionals to further develop and deliver highly engaging learning experiences that enable staff to rapidly realize proficiency.

Top 3 Corporate Training Trends to Try in 2018

Time to Know

As we move forward in the new year, corporate training leaders are also looking for the next best thing when it comes to learning and development. This is because the latest learning trends will dictate how quickly behaviors are changed to enhance business performance. These key corporate training trends for 2018 reflect an opportunity for training professionals to further develop and deliver highly engaging learning experiences that enable staff to rapidly realize proficiency.

DiscoverLink Honors Loyal Customers with 2018 Client Appreciation Awards

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The awards were presented October 9, 2018 at the LinkUp Celebration Dinner held at Bahama Breeze in Schaumburg, Illinois. During initial implementation, DiscoverLink assisted in rolling out two dozen new courses in four months, creating a blended learning approach, and providing support that franchisees needed. Furthermore, the top 10% of Golden Corral stores with 99% learning management system (LMS) usage saw a 5.5%

How You Can Use Mobile Learning Apps For Microlearning-Based Training

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I will outline what mobile learning apps are and the benefits they offer. Using Mobile Learning Apps For Microlearning-Based Training: Introduction. Learning and Development (L&D) departments the world over recognize the power of this medium and are looking to “tap” (or “double tap” if you like) into the potential it has on offer. In this article, I will outline what mobile learning apps are and the benefits they offer.

Top 5 Benefits of Mobile Learning

Adobe Captivate

Today, mobile learning or mLearning is an important part of the learning strategy of most organizations. As Microlearning becomes the preferred choice for both formal and informal learning, mLearning adoption will see further acceleration. In this blog, I share the key benefits of mobile learning. Over the last 8 years, mobile learning has come a long way. This is not all, it is also facilitating social or collaborative learning.

The Relevance of Blended Learning in Modern Workplace Learning

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The past few years have seen the growth of self-paced learning programs. Organizations have invested significant sums of money in developing mobile-first learning solutions that allow learners to access learning content on their smartphones. Surveys also indicate that modern learners, especially millennials prefer to learn on their own. Despite all these findings there are some interesting stats that continue to foster the growth of blended learning.

SME-Dependent Content Is Broken - Tip #195

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At which point do learners rely less on formal learning structure and start with self-driven learning while at work? There are multiple reasons why learners shift their dependence from formal training to self-driven learning. But, whatever the reason, today’s learning landscape has necessitated that learners take the lead in their learning and development and for L&D designers to take on more than a facilitator role.

Democratization of Learning Content: Ride the Wave of Learning Revolution with Knowledge-Sharing - Tip #200

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Do you want to learn how to use Instagram Stories? Think about something you really want to learn, whether for personal, professional or business growth, and I bet you, there’s a course for that online somewhere. Democratization of Learning Content is the New Normal Knowledge sharing started with crowdsourced sites like Wikipedia and the Internet Movie Database (IMDb). A real-life example is Accenture’s learning boards. Introducing Microsoft.com/Learn.

Cultivate These Behaviors for Responsible Digital Learning - Tip #193

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May’s definition of freedom suggests that people need to have the ability to pause and reflect on how to interpret, learn, and act upon different stimuli that comes our way. That is, in essence, how we learn - or how we should learn. Technology-Enabled Reflection We inherently have the ability to pause, reflect, and learn, and just by pausing, we consequently learn and respond appropriately. Medium, May 31, 2018 Maria Popova.

Corporate Microlearning: 5 Benefits and 4 Drawbacks eLearning Professionals Should Know

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Employees are more likely to remember what they’ve learned because they have the opportunity to reflect on and evaluate the information. Each microlearning online training resource focuses on a specific topic, task, or learning objective. Your staff can immediately apply what they’ve learned to complete tasks and carry out their job responsibilities. Reflection and assimilation are two crucial steps in the learning process.

5 Impactful L&D Trends to Watch in 2019

Unboxed

As 2018 draws to a close, many L&D leaders are beginning to explore the top learning and development trends of 2019. Learning and development is transforming at a quicker clip in recent years as a crop of new technologies like virtual and augmented reality, automation, and artificial intelligence disrupt our expectations for engaging, action-oriented learning. Trend #1: Making Learning More Accessible. Micro-learning and accessible learning go hand in hand.

Ray’s Top Blogs on Microlearning - Tip #163

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Here are Ray’s top blog-tips to jumpstart your 2018 Microlearning goals and forward steps. The goal of leaders, managers, and learning professionals is to help workers achieve optimal "at the moment performance." Micro-Instant Learning - Tip #123 Instant learning suggests a sense of immediacy and urgency. Learning by SNIFFING: Are Learners Really Distracted or Are They Learning Differently? - Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning.

Facing the Unexpected: 3 Powerful Habits to Help Workers Train Themselves - Tip #196

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In our complex world, there are new habits to be learned. The net effect of going through the process is better thinking for reliable results and learning from others. These habits based on Berger and Johnston’s book Simple Habits for Complex Times is timely as we continue to explore how we can reliably depend on our workers to learn by training themselves. Mastering the Learning Pyramid. Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning.

5 Ways L&D Can Adapt to the Evolution of Employees - Tip #197

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L&D That Matches the Evolution of Employees Because millennials make up the majority of workers now and in the coming years, it’s important to account for their learning preferences in our L&D programs. Here are 5 ways to match the learning needs of new learners: 1. On-demand, microlearning and story-based learning As new learners are accustomed to getting the information they want when they want it, on-demand and microlearning are unexpendable.

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How Visual Arts Inspire Microlearning Lessons - Tip #201

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According to Clark Quinn , an expert in learning technology strategy and Executive Director of independent consultancy firm Quinnovation, “We should be thinking about exaggeration in our learning design.” He suggests using exaggeration as a tool to mimic the stress of real life into our learning situations to “enhance engagement and effectiveness.” “If In microlearning, exaggeration can hone learning ideas. Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning.

SMART or FAST: Which Wins the Goal-Setting Race? - Tip #198

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SMART goals undervalue ambition, focus narrowly on individual performance, and ignore the importance of discussing goals throughout the year,” says Donald Sull of the MIT Sloan School of Management and Charles Sull of Charles Thames Strategy Partners LLC. The company learns more about its goals. MIT Sloan Management Review, June 5, 2018 Martin Reeves and Jack Fuller. Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning.

Becoming an Expert: What Has Intuition Got to Do With It? - Tip #199

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Wired, March 1, 2018 Daniel Kahneman. Los Angeles Times, April 19, 2018 MIT IDE. Where Humans Meet Machines: Intuition, Expertise and Learning. Medium, May 18, 2018 Tip #150 - Using Intuitive and Deliberate Learning in Story Lessons Ray Jimenez, PhD Vignettes Learning "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Vignettes Learning. Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning.

The Top 7 Microlearning Examples in Everyday Life

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per the expert team of learning professionals at mLevel). I am not going to go in depth about definitions and the science behind microlearning and gamification in this article, so if you want more background, check out our recent webinar with Karl Kapp, Author of The Gamification of Learning and Instruction as part of our Expert Series. Learning content must be digestible (pun intended), meaning it is relevant, engaging and easy to consume (multi-channel and just in time).

Stop Applying Band-Aid to Your eLearning and Training - Tip #192

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They also prefer learning to be “continuous” and “self-selected and self-organized.” As Hart mentioned, the solution is to raise engagement like VR, games, social learning, etc. Point-of-Need Learning Jane Hart—as well as other experts and practitioners (Clark Quinn, Jane Bozarth, etc.) - has been proposing all along the need to recognize two important things: First, employees are learning all the time at work. Learning only matters to fix, solve, and improve things.

It’s Personal: Creating Career Development Activities That Work - Tip #194

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They care about how what they do today, in the past, and their learning, prepares them for a new job. So our goal, then, becomes: How do we help people prepare for their next phase or next job or important next learning they need to do to accomplish their personal goals? It’s also important to find ways to incorporate learning opportunities in their day-to-day work. Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning. Career paths are very personal matters.

Big Ways Microlearning Helps Employees

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This innovative learning strategy allows employers to relay smaller chunks of information that are more digestible and cost-effective. Microlearning allows the learning process to move quicker so that the employees can retain more information. Click here to learn more: [link]. Micro LearningTechnology has changed the way we perceive information. Research shows that the average adult’s attention span today is 8 seconds—down from 12 seconds in 2000.

Gamification And Microlearning: A Dynamite Combination

Adobe Captivate

Smartphones have changed the way we learn, and the learning strategies that leverage it for training have become popular. We, at EI Design, have been offering learning and performance support solutions for over 16 years. Over these years, We have seen the transformation of traditional eLearning to mobile learning. The wider use of mobile learning has helped adoption of techniques like microlearning based training for both formal and informal training.

Microlearning That Kicks Learners Into Thinking and Acting - Tip #202

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This actually matches with how modern workers learn. According to Josh Bersin , modern workers commit only 1% of their time at work per week to learning and development activities. Learning That Drives Thinking and Action The report shows that microlearning is an effective way to kick learners into thinking and acting. Association for Talent and Development, June 27, 2018 Josh Bersin. The Disruption of Digital Learning: Ten Things We Have Learned.

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The Benefits Of Custom Mobile Learning Solutions For Your Company

Adobe Captivate

In one of my earlier articles, “Top 5 Tips For Innovative eLearning Development”, I had touched upon two significant challenges that Learning and Development teams face today. First is, how to enhance efficacy of learning; second being what learning strategies should be adopted to ensure both learning and business mandates are met. Adopting custom mobile learning solutions for your company could be one of the measures to mitigate these challenges.

STOP, THINK, FOCUS: 4 Ways to Design Time-Saving Lessons - Tip #208

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It was a couple of years ago when I was in Santa Monica when I learned of the BIRD scooters. This illustration relates back to our training and learning industry. This way, learning is faster, more focused on their needs, personalized. If learners want to drill down and learn more, there is a Reference section that leads them to a more detailed lesson page. From this lesson page, they can again have access to more in-depth information to learn more.

Virtual Reality In eLearning – Using VR As A Microlearning Nugget For Induction And Onboarding

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It shows you how the VR based approach can create an immersive learning experience. Earlier in the year, in my eBook on eLearning Trends and Predictions for 2018 , I had highlighted the potential of AR/VR to create immersive learning experiences. Here is the extract from my eBook: AR/VR For Immersive Learning. Without any doubt, AR/VR provides one of the most immersive learning experiences. The initial approach featured: Learning portal. Mobile learning.

5 Efficient Ways to Train Employees Using E-Learning

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E-Learning enables employees to access training quickly and effortlessly, allowing them to move forward in their work in an efficient and timely manner. E-Learning is an excellent form of content communication because it allows the learner to interact deeply with the material. Educational best practices show that the learner needs to interact with the material and then discuss with others what they have learned. As a result, they need to be able to learn on the go!

4 Must-haves for the best workplace learning results

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And since adaptability is inherently linked to learning, the way businesses approach this field has a lot of baring in their results. Every board of directors will always declare that continuous learning and development for their employees is one of the top priorities yet most often than not increase in sales or customer retention end up consuming a big chunk of the resources. 4 Must-haves for the best workplace learning results. A coherent strategy.

6 Amazing Examples – How You Can Use Microlearning Videos In Your Training

Adobe Captivate

The last few years have seen a sea change in the ways we learn. higher adoption of mobile learning by organizations, learning can now truly happen “on the go.”. ?n n increase in Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) , learners get more flexibility to not only learn on the go but learn on the device of their choice. In turn, mobile learning triggered the significant change from traditional eLearning or macrolearning to microlearning.