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. We have been doodling about the possibilities this learning technique offers while developing cost effective and powerful mobile performance support solutions. Below are the questions we had in mind when we embarked on our journey: What is micro 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. We have been doodling about the possibilities this learning technique offers while developing cost effective and powerful mobile performance support solutions. Below are the questions we had in mind when we embarked on our journey: What is micro learning?

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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. According to eLearning Industry’s contributor Asha Pandey, micro learning consists of “ short, 3- to 5-minute focused learning nugget(s)…designed to meet a specific learning outcome.” Practically, micro learning could entail a learner watching a tutorial on YouTube or reading a 300- to 500-word educational article.

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. According to eLearning Industry’s contributor Asha Pandey, micro learning consists of “ short, 3- to 5-minute focused learning nugget(s)…designed to meet a specific learning outcome.” Practically, micro learning could entail a learner watching a tutorial on YouTube or reading a 300- to 500-word educational article.

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? Would a commoncraft-style video be considered 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? Would a commoncraft-style video be considered micro-learning?

Effective learning is like a good cup of coffee. It’s all in the blend.

Learning Pool

We want to share with you how we converted our internal training programs to make the most of the situation, and hopefully give you some ideas of what you can achieve with a blended solution. When designing a blended solution, it’s helpful to shift the way you think.

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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. If so, you can blend your classroom training with e-learning to reap more benefits. On the other hand, if you are rolling out e-learning courses alone, it is better to blend them with ILT to enhance their effectiveness. Here are three tips to be adopted for effective blended training.

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Online Learning Programs: Why Every Institution is Going Digital

Hurix Digital

Digital technologies have impacted all aspects of our lives including education, learning and development. Online learning programs or learning by using online resources gained momentum in the last decade. However, with mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets becoming our natural extension, focus has shifted to mobile learning , a form of learning that allows learners to learn at their own pace, anywhere and anytime.

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. It enables firms reap the advantages of the online learning medium, while retaining the “human touch” in their training programs. How to use blended learning to train medical reps?

Part II : Where Are You with Your Blended Learning Strategy?

CraneMorley

Thank you for joining us on our second part of our 4 part blog series on which we examine a different type of Blended Learning strategies, and how you could start strategizing or implement these ideas onto your current training plans. In this second post, we are going to look at tactics that can be immediately deployed to improve your blended learning strategy. Micro-learning – as RLO (re-usable learning objects). Micro-learning Learning and RLO.

When Traditional Classrooms Go Digital, Education Takes The Shape Of Blended Learning

ProProfs

You might be surprised to learn that modern technology does not replace the traditional methods. Instead, it works hard to find a new approach which is a perfect blend of old-school norms and modern teaching aids. Yes, blended learning software is a progeny of the education system which has gone digital. Modern learning has become a perfect mashup of traditional and contemporary methods in recent times, courtesy of the digital revolution.

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. With the rise of MOOCs, we are also likely to see social, collaborative learning take root in organizations. can be put together to design a “program”.

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. 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.

Blending the Micro and Macro Learning to Create a High Learning Experience at Work

Learning Wire

Research shows there are more than a few ways to create a high-impact learning experience at work, such as blending micro and macro learning for example. 1 Blurring the lines between micro and macro learning. First and foremost, organizational learning has two parts: Macro and Micro-learning. Source: Josh Bersin, Accelerating Business Growth: Corporate Learning as a Business Strategy , p.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

“You don’t program Watson; you work with Watson” Here is a fascinating video on what Watson can do. 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. How do I see workplace learning shaping up five years from now?

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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. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

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. ” Read in conjunction, the two pieces shed a lot of light not only on how today’s workplace is changing but also on its impact on how we learn. How do we know everyone has learned?

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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. With the rise of MOOCs, we are also likely to see social, collaborative learning take root in organizations. can be put together to design a “program”.

Modern Onboarding Training Program: A Necessity for Any Business

KnowledgeAnywhere

This starts with an effective onboarding training program. An effective onboarding training program improves employee engagement encouraging them to stay for the long run. These are four aspects make a modern onboarding training program successful. People can not retain all the information they learn in a couple days of intensive training. An effective training program should be moderated with a cadence of things to do for the first two or three weeks.

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] ).

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. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

Taco Mac Secures Fifty Spots in NRAEF Apprenticeship Program

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West Chicago, Illinois —March 12, 2018—Taco Mac, a 28-unit casual dining restaurant chain based in Alpharetta, Georgia, recently became one of the first restaurant chains to participate in the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation ’s (NRAEF) Hospitality Sector Registered Apprenticeship (HSRA) program. To participate in the program, Taco Mac was required to meet at least 80% of the Restaurant Management competencies prescribed by the NRAEF. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.

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4 Ways Organizations are Leveraging Microlearning

AthenaOnline

Since its inception micro learning has improved eLearning success rates in many organizations. As the originator of enterprise micro learning, AthenaOnline has been watching some of the micro learning trends over the last 18 years. So, what are some of the ways that new types of bite-sized learning are being used to enhance existing strategies? Blended Learning. These pages were designed for both pre and post learning.

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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. It takes a relational stance in which learning takes place both in relation to others and in relation to learning resources.”. Learning will simply become integrated into our life-stream.

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.

Identifying the Right Product Knowledge Training Methodology for Your Business

Infopro Learning

However, you might be surprised to learn that the key to providing quality customer experiences is to improve your employee’s product knowledge skills. This can be learned from an effective product knowledge training program. Utilizing a Blended Learning Strategy.

eLearning Trends In 2019: How To Use Them To Enhance Your Learning Strategy

QuoDeck

In this article, I share the eLearning Trends in 2019 you can use to enhance, measure, and maximize the impact and returns on your learning strategies. eLearning Trends In 2019 You Can Use To Enhance Your Learning Strategy. Facilitate the application of the acquired learning on the job. I have grouped them as follows: Section 1: I list the trends that help learners learn and, more significantly, apply this learning to show better performance or the required behavioral change.

What is the Difference between VILT and eLearning?

Coreaxis

Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) and eLearning are online educational forums that companies have been successfully using for decades to reduce costs and improve learning and development outcomes. They both have an important place in corporate, online learning and they do share similarities. But understanding their differences will help companies blend the two models for optimized learning experiences.

Perfect Partners: Microlearning and Higher Education

MagicBox

They want affordable, purposeful learning that will prepare them for a lifetime of occupational leapfrog and they prefer technology over lecture halls and expensive, outdated print textbooks. It solves the problems of both the institution and the student by providing learning that fits into student lifestyles and allowing higher education to repurpose its content and rethink virtual versus physical accessibility. 2005) Microlearning in the Lifelong Learning Context.

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. 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.

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.

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Going Mobile for Enterprise Learning: Trends & Statistics

Origin Learning

The ushering in of the Bring Your Own Device era has created opportunities for organizations to leverage devices for learning that people access on the go. almost 4 in 10 organizations will rely exclusively on BYOD by 2016, and 85 percent of businesses will have some kind of BYOD program in place by 2020. With BYOD policies, comes the need for device agnostic content delivery which makes sure that learning experience is largely unaffected by the end user’s device.

Microlearning: The Emerging Instructional Design Strategy in Elearning

Adobe Captivate

Microlearning is an emerging instructional design strategy and has been a buzzword both in eLearning Industry and Learning & Development landscape. And this younger generation wants to have a complete control over what they learn, how they learn and when they learn, provided the learning is completely relevant. It is an ideal eLearning solution for corporate learning environment that supports blended learning / mobile learning strategy / formal training.

How To Use Microlearning To Promote Informal Learning At The Workplace

Adobe Captivate

Driven by passion and motivation, informal learning enables learners to pick the learning content they’re interested in, and learn at their own pace. In this article, I show how you can use microlearning to promote informal learning at the workplace. Informal Learning At The Workplace: How To Foster It Using Microlearning. As we know, formal learning is structured, training developed, and deployed by Learning and Development (L&D) teams.