17 Awesome Resources on Micro Learning

Learnnovators

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. What is its significance in today’s learning scenario?

Why Micro Learning Is the Future of Corporate Training

TOPYX LMS

What does “micro learning” mean to you? Micro learning is not a new concept, but it’s a powerful one. Practically, micro learning could entail a learner watching a tutorial on YouTube or reading a 300- to 500-word educational article.

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Why Micro Learning Is the Future of Corporate Training

TOPYX LMS

What does “micro learning” mean to you? Micro learning is not a new concept, but it’s a powerful one. Practically, micro learning could entail a learner watching a tutorial on YouTube or reading a 300- to 500-word educational article.

What is Micro-Learning?

DigitalChalk eLearning

Recently, we have been hearing the term “ micro-learning ” more often, especially in corporate environments. Micro-learning has quite a few benefits to the students and the instructors. Micro-learning is learning in smaller segments and goes hand in hand with traditional eLearning. Activities include short-term lessons, projects, or assignments with smaller amounts of information. Micro-learning occurs on a daily basis.

Buzzword: Micro-learning

Xyleme

I was introduced recently to a new buzz word making its way across the learning & development industry: Micro-learning. But having got that out of the way, it is worth looking at these ideas to see if there’s anything we, as learning professionals, can learn from them.

Is micro-learning the solution you need?

QuoDeck

Micro-learning (a.k.a. micro learning or micro-learning) is an emergent learning strategy known for quickly closing skill and knowledge gaps. What is Micro-learning? Some in the industry conceptualize micro-learning as a small and informal self-directed learning experience arising from one’s personal learning environment, such as watching a Ted Talk or taking a lesson from Khan Academy.

What is Micro-Learning?

DigitalChalk eLearning

Recently, we have been hearing the term “ micro-learning ” more often, especially in corporate environments. Micro-learning has quite a few benefits to the students and the instructors. What is micro-learning? Micro-learning occurs on a daily basis.

Micro learning platforms: 10 things to look for

Ed App

Micro learning platforms are becoming increasingly popular as more and more instructional designers and L&D professionals come to realise their effectiveness for learning. What is a micro learning platform? Mobile Learning.

Case Study- Reducing eLearning Cost to 50% by Using Must-Learn Lessons and Micro-Learning

Vignettes Learning

This case study presents a series of strategies and tactics which help you answer these questions: How do I respond to rapid business needs for e-Learning? Here are some excerpts from the article: Rapid e-Learning as a term is an oxymoron. e-Learning is inherently rapid.

Why micro-learning works for me

Clive on Learning

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. We have been sold on micro-learning for some time.

How to design a micro-learning system for your organisation in 6 easy steps

QuoDeck

Designing a learning system for any organisation is a critical task. Not to forget, coordinating and collaborating with different entities like Learning Consultant, Human Resources, IT and so on. The good news is, once you finish reading this article, you will know exactly how to start and where to start. Understanding the objective of the micro-learning system. Establishing the flow of the learning content. Creation of micro-learning content.

Does Your Course Suffer from Learner Burnout?

LearnDash

By changing the way you offer material, you can help learners complete their learning objectives, and improve satisfaction with their learning experience. Learners are more prone to be interrupted mid-lesson, and then have to pick up where they left of at a later date.

Creating Big Lessons by Using Small Data

Vignettes Learning

Rapid learning is achieved by putting lessons in micro-scenarios. Micro-scenarios prevent information overload and give learners more capacity to focus and accumulate information. In virtual learning, both the trainer and the learners are separated by space and barriers.

Microlearning: What It Is and What It Isn’t

Bottom-Line Performance

Last month, we published the results from our 2017 Learning and Remembering Survey. In the survey, we asked respondents to tell us what learning trends or new training delivery methods they are most excited about for 2017. Microlearning micro learning

Creating Big Lessons by Using Small Data

Vignettes Learning

Rapid learning is achieved by putting lessons in micro-scenarios. Micro-scenarios prevent information overload and give learners more capacity to focus and accumulate information. In virtual learning, both the trainer and the learners are separated by space and barriers.

Discover the Secrets that Make the Story-Based Lesson Tick

Vignettes Learning

Are you cutting your teeth for a compelling and effective story-based e-learning approach? View the video "The Compliment" to discover the secrets of effective story-based e-learning. If you break this dynamics of opposing wants, you remove the essence of a good story lesson.

5 Ways to Help Learners Stick with Your Course

LearnDash

How to design your course to build learning habits. Accordingly, designing a course that helps learners build learning habits could have a huge impact on engagement and completion rates. But a micro-lesson , or even something as small as logging into a the LMS every day can help learners stay engaged. And, once they log in, they may easily decide to stay to complete a short lesson or quiz. Create lessons that dovetail with daily routines.

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The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect.

How to Weave Hard Facts and Emotions into your eLearning Lessons

Vignettes Learning

In his article on learning instincts he argues that human beings have an innate instinct (nature) to learn and develop skills necessary for us to survive and flourish. Professor Fitch explains that what and how we learn is both instinctive and rational.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning.

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A Not-So-Serious Debate on The Serious eLearning Manifesto

Learnnovators

THE JOURNEY: Like many of you out there, we too are concerned at today’s state of e-learning which follows ‘ the same old way of doing things ’. The ‘old guard’ in e-learning finds it difficult to believe that what worked in 1980 does not work in 2014. Articles/Blog Posts.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

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.

Using Microlearning to Accelerate Productivity

Litmos

It’s true of food and it’s also true of learning. That’s why micro-learning — short bursts of information that are easy to follow and understand — is so important in the workplace. Your employees get learning when they need it. Employees like micro-learning.

How INNOVATION Is Driving Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Survival requires continual innovation, and at the core is learning faster than everyone else. ” – Clark Quinn (Learning Technology Strategist). And, ‘learning at the speed of need’ is the most significant factor that helps power up innovation. Articles/Posts.

How to Add Depth to Micro-Ideas

Vignettes Learning

What pushes the popularity of micro, small bites learning or learning by snippets and drips? Education, including work-based learning, is in need of transformation, requiring renewal and innovative ways of relating appropriately to the way we live, work and learn today."

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How to Create Context-Setting Learning Objectives - Tip #162

Vignettes Learning

A Massive Problem for Corporations, Classrooms and eLearning Lessons Organizations are unaware that they are actually paying a high premium for information inundation. Yes, the overload problem is real and manifests in elearning, classroom training and other forms of learning.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

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. Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and writes books and articles about eLearning. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. So what about learning?

The Power of Surprise in Story-Based Design

Vignettes Learning

Surprise, therefore, is important in the Story-based eLearning design because it creates an environment of awe and marvel during the learning process. Since eLearning follows the dynamic or hypertext method instead of the linear approach, the lessons are unexpected, with open-ended outcomes.

Spring Training: Three Ways L&D Can Learn from Baseball

Litmos

Learning pros can indeed take some good lessons from the concept of Spring Training. Here are three ways for L&D to step up to the plate and learn from the pros in baseball: 1. Your learning programs can feel similar. Here in the U.S.,

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

Vignettes Learning

According to this article published in the Mind and Machines journal, intuition is “the speed and ease with which experts can recognize the key features of a situation” or “the rapid understanding shown by individuals, typically experts, when they face a problem.”

Microlearning Madness: 25 Great Resources

Knowledge Guru

Over the last five to ten years, corporate learning professionals have scrambled to engage their learners in an increasingly digital world. Recently, these learning trends and delivery methods have converged to make a new trend, microlearning , possible. What is Micro-Learning?

Letting Go of the Need to Know Everything: Use Context Setting Learning Objectives

Vignettes Learning

A Huge Problem for Corporations, Classrooms and eLearning Lessons Organizations are unaware that they are actually paying a high premium for information inundation. Employees are not as productive when they are pressured to learn new things in with so little time.

Is Your Organization Losing Its Brain? Collecting Stories to Transfer Knowledge

Vignettes Learning

says Yuki Noguchi in her article "Businesses Try To Stave Off Brain Drain As Boomers Retire." "Not says Douglas MacMillan in his article "Issue: Retiring Employees, Lost Knowledge." The screen below is an example of a Small Bites Learning.

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Episodic Learning-Learning Like Watching Your Favorite Soap Opera!

Vignettes Learning

Have you ever wished learning can be fun while at the same time in-depth? There has to be a way to learn and have fun at the same time! Isn't this the normal way we learn? Episodic Learning AKA, Thematic learning is the natural way we learn.

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Training in 2020: Five Priorities for the New Year

Litmos

LinkedIn’s Workplace Learning Report shows increased budgets, less worry among L&D leaders about not having enough funds, and more support for training from the C-Suite. Read on to learn more about the ways your training program might change in 2020 and the metrics you’ll have to track in order to monitor those changes. Data shows that you may have to market your online learning to your organization’s employees in the coming year. Boost retention with micro-learning.