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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.

Overcoming the shortcomings of micro-learning

Matrix

Micro-learning seems to be the appropriate solution to all of these problems. Modules are generally concise and have a single learning objective. Bite-size learning units come in a great variety – they can be videos, presentations, short quizzes, podcasts or infographics just to name a few. Overcoming the shortcomings of micro-learning. Micro learning is mainly aimed at rapid online learning, tailored for today’s hectic schedules.

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

Grovo

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.

Micro-Learning: Its Role in Formal, Informal and Incidental Learning

ID Reflections

What is micro-learning? What characteristics define micro-learning? In this post, I have looked at micro-learning from the point of view of efficacy as well as applicability. Microlearning deals with relatively small learning units and short-term learning activities. Generally, the term ''microlearning'' refers to micro-perspectives in the context of learning, education and training. In short, micro-learning is the need.

Micro learning: From small points to the big picture

Matrix

But what does Monet have anything to do with the topic of this blog? How micro learning and Impressionism connect. Whenever you see someone at work — a colleague, a manager, a new employee — scrolling down a Twitter feed, do you think he or she is wasting precious company time on a frivolous micro-blogging platform? They actually might learn something from that and later help you with impressing that client. How to make micro learning work.

Micro-learning — at the crossroads of education, learning and technology

Matrix

People’s desire to learn and largely available good quality education is a wonderful mix, almost magical. It also means learning on the job, workforce talent management and also continuous personal development; in a nutshell, life-long learning. The relationship between education, learning and technology is a never-ending circle. Micro-learning as part of the education-technology circle Why is that? , It works wonders with mobile learning.

Capture Financial Impacts of Micro-Learning - Download the 22-Page Case Study - Tip #107

Vignettes Learning

Micro-Learning has gained traction these recent years, thanks in part to millennials entering the workforce who are clamoring for results with the least amount of effort. The learning strategy is popular and in fashion today. How do you use MICRO as a technique in tracking Micro-Learning? A Study on Micro-Learning Even Before It Became Popular In 2007, I developed a small study on how to measure the impacts of Micro-Learning.

How to leverage Product Knowledge Training for Increased Sales

Infopro Learning

To truly provide quality service your sales team must have a deeper understanding of the products and services your business offers. Infopro Learning has more than 25 years of experience developing outcomes driven learning solutions that help organizations overcome business challenges.

Where Are You with Your Blended Learning Strategy?

CraneMorley

Sign-Up for our Blending Learning Blog Series. Our 4 part series on Blending Learning will allow you to recognize the importance of various learning tools and how to adequately implement them to acquire the best results in your training development. Most companies have adopted some form of a Blended Learning strategy. Taken to the ideal, you could transform your strategy into a complex learning ecosystem.

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

CraneMorley

Thank you for joining us on our third part of our 4 part blog series on the different type of Blended Learning strategies, and how you could begin strategizing or implementing these blended learning strategies into your training plans. If you would like to read last week blog series, please visit our blog series here. The Learning Management System (LMS) became essential to deliver and track completion. Blended Learning CraneMorley Article

5 Reasons to Integrate Microlearning in Mobile Learning Strategy!

Hurix Digital

The corporate workforce and or employees of the present times are perennially busy. And due to time being the rarest of commodities available, learning avenues for them need to be easily accessible, quick, concise, and readily available at the time of need. Such continually evolving demands of modern learners gave birth to a new trend of learning, delivered through small chunks of online courses, referred to as Microlearning.

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

CraneMorley

Thank you for joining us on our third part of our 4 part blog series on the different type of Blended Learning strategies, and how you could begin strategizing or implementing these blended learning strategies into your training plans. If you would like to read last week blog series, please visit our blog series here. The Learning Management System (LMS) became essential to deliver and track completion. Blended Learning CraneMorley Article

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. If you would like to read last week blog series, please visit our blog series here. In this second post, we are going to look at tactics that can be immediately deployed to improve your blended learning strategy.

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. Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. The learning frameworks will have to evolve accordingly. “On-the-job”

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Utilizing Corporate Training to Train and Engage a Remote Workforce

Infopro Learning

Most forward-thinking organizations have realized this means that they have to improve their training and learning strategy to – taking special note of their mobile or remote employees. Human resources and L&D teams often struggle to provide their globally dispersed teams with engaging learning experiences. The good news is that there are several tried and tested training strategies that can help engage your remote teams. Utilize Video-based Learning.

Creative Instructional Design: 9 Examples Of Learning Strategies You Can Use And A Free Gift For Instructional Designers!

EI Design

In September 2015, I had released an eBook on Creative Instructional Design Featuring 7 Learning Strategies You Can Use. All the learning strategies shown here can be easily applied on their projects. The 7 strategies featured here are from our online suite of 15 courses for Instructional Designers. 9 Examples Of Creative Instructional Design Learning Strategies You Can Use: Plus A Free Gift For Instructional Designers! Micro learning.

Simplicity in Learning

Learning Rebels

There has been a lot of complex talk about the concept of micro-learning. To keep it simple, I’ll tell you which definition speaks to me: I also like this short, simple post he wrote for the elearning Industry, giving us all 5 rules of the road for producing micro-videos. “Micro-Learning” is HUGE. We no longer have the luxury of time on our sides to create learning that has minimal impact, to which we have to go back to the drawing board.

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What is Microlearning? How to Easily Incorporate Microlearning Content into Your Learning Strategy

eThink Education

Ever felt like you were told to learn or s tudy something that you considered “busy work” and felt as if it were a waste of your time? Gone are the days where teachers supply endless amounts of reading or “ busy work ” in the hopes that learner s gain knowledge through a variety of repetitive educational activities. Microlearning is an approach to training and education that uses small, focused training assets to help the learn er accomplish a specific need.

5 Big Don’ts for Successful Webinar Presentations - Tip #211

Vignettes Learning

In my previous blogs, I’ve shared numerous dos when designing and delivering successful webinars. Don’t drag with facts I have learned, from my experience in doing webinars, that you immediately lose your audience’s attention the moment you start your presentation with facts. Nothing is enticing nor motivating about going through a litany of learning objectives, or stating compliance policies, or showing a bunch of technical data.

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. In this blog, we will dive deep into microlearning to find its characteristics. 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. And this results in better learning retention.

21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Instructional designers need to run, not walk, away from classroom-thinking and get to the point of providing short, quick business focused learning points that are easily accessible when and where our learners need them. This is mainly because designing informal and social learning experiences for workplaces demands a diverse and unique set of qualities. What are some of the useful resources available on this subject that could benefit learning professionals?

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. Fortunately, most human behaviour is learned observationally through modelling; from observing others one forms an idea of how new behaviours are performed, and on later occasions this coded information serves as a guide for action.” ” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “

5 Examples of How To Use Mobile Learning In Retail To Maximize Your Training Impact

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I explain, through tips and examples, how they can be mitigated using mobile learning. Ways To Use Mobile Learning In Retail Industry And Face Challenges In Employees Skill Development. They need learning solutions that are easily accessible and available precisely at the moment of their need. What Is mLearning (Or Mobile Learning) And What Is Pushing Its Adoption? Learners’ view on how they want to learn. Learning device of learner’s choice.

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

Vignettes Learning

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.

How to Add Depth to Micro-Ideas

Vignettes Learning

What pushes the popularity of micro, small bites learning or learning by snippets and drips? There Is Strong Evidence of a Convergence of Forces Velocity of business is rapid - Organizations need to train people quickly to push products, support customers, comply with laws and others. 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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Is Your Lesson Like the Sinking Titanic? - Tip #131

Vignettes Learning

Ideas to Try Start with a short conclusion Give learners what they need to learn or start with shocking statistics. June 9, 2009 Jacquelyn Smith, Business Insider. Become a Master of Metaphor and Multiply Your Blogging Effectiveness. The lake and the stream: analogies to assist your big data strategy Evan Sinar. Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning. Are we still capable of human wisdom? But of course!”

Why Reflect? The Role of Reflection in the Learning Process

Vignettes Learning

Here are some of the top reasons why reflection is important: • It deepens awareness of one's learning. In the words of Rachel Ong, "Learning is not just a process of accumulation of information. Realize that while you learn a thing or two from experience, you actually learn more when you reflect on it. While it may sound a bit extreme, the words of John Dewey come to mind when he said, "We do not learn from experience.we What have you learned?

10 Story Metaphors to Lift Your Learners’ Spirits - Tip #116

Vignettes Learning

I wrote this while starting this blog. In micro-learning, SMEs must go through the jungle of content and take only what learners need. Comparing learning to planting flowers or gardening implies the importance and need for time. Overcome, conquer In business organizations, people say one is “climbing the corporate ladder” to mean they are going up the ranks of the organization. Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning.

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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. Central to this cultural shift is the understanding that learning happens by learners, not to them. That’s where learning ecosystems come in.

Hangover Joe - Chainsaw Safety eLearning

Vignettes Learning

To learn more, see the blog on parody. Your audience does not yet realize that they are already learning something while they busy themselves laughing. Ray Jimenez, PhD Vignettes Learning "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD. Vignettes Learning Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning. e-Learning Strategy eLearning instructional design mico-scenarios micro-learning ray jimenez story-based

Social Learning Ought to be Story-Sharing: "Friends You Haven't Met Yet"

Vignettes Learning

However, when it comes to traditional practices related to training and learning programs, we tend to slam on the brakes regarding social interaction. Why is there a sense that difficulties will arise using social interaction as part of our training and learning programs? We spoke about ICT's Story Web Blog Project. Army, they compiled 33 million web blogs that use personal stories. Bloggers wonder why so many people read their blogs even if they are not their friends.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating social learning in the workplace. Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe’s posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first. …for a ‘learning organization it is not enough to survive.

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. This great realisation also seems to have dawned on the Learning and Development (L&D) function, which has been doing its best to address these performance issues through ‘trainings’ all these years.

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Top 3 Corporate Training Trends to Try in 2018

Time to Know

As digitization accelerates change in enterprises across industries, business leaders are increasingly challenged to find new and innovative ways to lead, motivate, engage, and manage the modern workforce. 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.

Top 3 Corporate Training Trends to Try in 2018

Time to Know

As digitization accelerates change in enterprises across industries, business leaders are increasingly challenged to find new and innovative ways to lead, motivate, engage, and manage the modern workforce. 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.