The Myth of “Micro-Learning”

Bottom-Line Performance

That phrase is “micro-learning.” The biggest take-away many are getting from this infographic is that today’s workers and “modern learners” only have 1% of their workweek to devote to professional development and learning.

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?

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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. Can a 10-minute learning byte be defined as micro-learning?

Micro-Learning: Making Learning Part of Everyday Tasks

Social Learning

Though the idea has been around for 10 years or so, in recent months I have begun to hear more faint rumblings across my personal learning network (PLN) about the concepts of Micro-Learning and Integrated Micro-Learning.

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. Shorten learning units.

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. Shorten learning units.

3 Best Ways to Blend ILT with E-learning [Infographic]

CommLab India

Organizations are spending a lot of money on training. But, in a rapidly changing business environment, Instructor-led Training (ILT) and e-learning separately may not satisfy the intricate learning needs of organizations. But, how can you blend ILT with e-learning?

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Blended Learning: Maximize Training Effectiveness [Video]

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To ensure employees have the skills and knowledge to meet their organizational goals, an organization must train them. For this, many organizations are successfully implementing Instructor Led Training (ILT) solutions. Well by adapting blended learning.

3 Quick Tips to Blend ILT with E-learning

CommLab India

ILT (Instructor-led Training) or e-learning programs by themselves may not be sufficient to meet the intricate learning needs of organizations today. As an organization, are you still using the classroom to train your employees? Include E-learning Activities in ILT.

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Blend Classroom and Micro-learning for Effective Pharmaceutical Sales Training

CommLab India

According to “ Sales Performance International” , sales people forget about 84% of sales training content after 90 days of training. Therefore, there’s a need to incorporate a training medium that aids the memory of sales reps. Blend of classroom and micro-learning.

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MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points To Consider

Learnnovators

Having taken the world of higher education by storm (though not everyone will agree), MOOCs are all set to disrupt/re-invent workplace learning. Just as the advent of e-learning created a shift in training paradigms a couple of decades back, MOOCs are set to create another shift today.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change–in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects.

Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3

Edmego Learning

Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3. In Part 1 we talked about the overall learning culture that needs to be in place. As you sit down to develop your learning content, you need to determine the overall end product.

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

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ We have been deeply concerned about the state of elearning. The Serious eLearning Manifesto is the result.” – The Instigators (The Serious eLearning Manifesto). E-learning still has enormous potential to engage and excite us, yet we still see too much rubbish.

The Changing Face of Corporate L&D

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Learning & Development needs a makeover…It’s time for a change.” – Clark Quinn. THE JOURNEY: ‘Learning at the speed of need’ is a significant factor that powers up workplaces around the world today.

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Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3

Edmego Learning

Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3. In Part 1 we talked about the overall learning culture that needs to be in place. As you sit down to develop your learning content, you need to determine the overall end product.

Driving Performance with Extended Blend

Living in Learning

Focusing on a new ground zero - If we hope to move beyond potential, we must move beyond where we create it – during training events – whether the event is an exotic blend of ILT/web-based; delivered in a virtual synchronous venue; detached from linearity via the use of MOOCs; or pushed out to mobile devices; or shrunken in size to form micro-learning or bursted in small learning chunks; or whatever other label we attach to it.

Blend Learning Formats to Train Your Medical Reps Effectively – Part 1

CommLab India

Many pharmaceutical companies are using a blend of instructor-led and online learning methods to train their sales force effectively. A good learning blend helps impart the best training because it helps companies provide a high degree of flexibility to learners.

Gaming, Micro-Learning and Mobile: The Perfect Trio

Knowledge Guru

If you follow so-called learning trends, you’ve been hearing about micro-learning. Suddenly, learning professionals want to call all of their training micro-learning, even if it does not fit the description. Game-Based Learning Drives Engagement.

Blend Learning Formats to Train Your Medical Reps Effectively – Part 2

CommLab India

Welcome to the final post of the two blog series, Blend Learning Formats to Train Your Medical Reps Effectively. Today, we will see how medical reps can be trained on pharmacokinetics and interactions with physicians. eLearning Design Blended Learning

Instructor-led Training and Online Training: A Perfect Blend for Sales Training!

CommLab India

Product Sales training? Are you in a dilemma whether to hire a sales skills trainer or to go for an eLearning course? A blend of Instructor Led Training (ILT) and online training can be ideal to provide product sales training and product training to your workforce.

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MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities

Learnnovators

is an incisive article by @Josh_Bersin on the way Gen Y views the world of work, leadership, career progression and learning. They will expect and demand to learn differently — social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. I will highlight a few shifts and trends that will likely have an impact on the role of a CU in today’s world: Capability development and continuous learning will be critical to business success. Enable peer-to-peer collaboration and learning.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera.

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. A large eLearning course is like an entire cake.

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The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared. How do we know everyone has learned?

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating social learning in the workplace. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first.

Blend Classroom and Micro-learning for Effective Pharmaceutical Sales Training

CommLab India

According to “ Sales Performance International” , sales people forget about 84% of sales training content after 90 days of training. Therefore, there’s a need to incorporate a training medium that aids the memory of sales reps. Blend of classroom and micro-learning.

Where is L&D heading?

E-Learning Provocateur

Last week I was invited by David Swaddle to be a panellist at the Sydney eLearning and Instructional Design meetup. I prefer to see MOOCs through the lens of informal learning which values the learning over its bureaucracy. I see more scope in pull learning.

Ryan Tracey – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Ryan Tracey is an ELearning Manager in the Australian financial services industry. He is also an Editorial Board Member for eLearn Magazine , a moderator for #lrnchat , and the author of the E-Learning Provocateur blog. Ryan has worked in corporate e-learning for over a decade, following several years in the higher education market. He holds a Master’s degree in Learning Sciences and Technology from the University of Sydney.

6 Steps To Creating Learning Ecosystems (And Why You Should Bother)

Learnnovators

70:20:10 has shone a spotlight on the limits of formal learning. In contrast, social and experiential learning continue to be veritable goldmines of productivity, placing learners at the centre of their story and demanding a major shift from Learning & Development professionals.

Where Does Microlearning Fit in my Learning Ecosystem?

InSync Training

As a preface to her upcoming April 4, 2017, Carla provides insight into microlearning's role in larger blended learning ecosystems. Attend her BYTE " Embracing Microlearning in Your Learning Ecosystem " to learn more. Microlearning Micro-learning

E-Learning in 2014: The Four “M” #trends

Web Courseworks

As such, we had a 31 day opportunity to really mull over what we think will make 2014 a great year for e-Learning. Rather than focusing solely on browser compatibility, m-Learning seeks to offer quality learning opportunities across devices such as tablets or smartphones.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 3: Launching a MOOC

Learnnovators

This is a continuation of my MOOC series and also a post that draws a lot from the #MSLOC430 Community and MOOC (“C” type) that I am participating in — the open section of the graduate course in the Master’s Program in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University. Before I plunge into the heart of my analysis and discussion, I want to share a couple of snippets on Networked Learning from Wikipedia. ( [link] ).