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Micro-Learning: Why Aren’t You on the Bandwagon?

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I admit that I seek small learning nuggets during my commute, while waiting for my coffee to cool, or when I’m on-the-go. Traditional learning practices that require lengthy classroom training sessions are not as effective as they used to be. Rather than forcing the new generation of employees to adapt to dated learning methods, more employers are choosing to adapt to their employees through micro-learning. What exactly is micro-learning?


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With this being said, the question that pops up is that where is the “time” to learn and upskill? How can the employee learning experience be improved in such an environment of implacable stress? Skill development in retail industry is challenging and the key challenge is rapidly changing product offerings and delivering the need to offer “Just-in-time” learning to the employees. Now, enters microlearning. Let’s have a look at a few microlearning strategies.

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


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.

10 Tips to Build Effective Microlearning Modules

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You’ve heard the buzzword—microlearning. The post 10 Tips to Build Effective Microlearning Modules appeared first on Blog - Originlearning. eLearning eLearning design eLearning Solutions Micro Learning Microlearning Microlearning Infographic Microlearning tipsYou’re probably thinking, isn’t it just splitting long-form content into 5-10 minutes chunks? You’re not alone.

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Why Micro Learning Is the Future of Corporate Training


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


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.

Big Benefits in Small Packages: The Neuroscience of MicroLearning


Are your stakeholders demanding “micro-learning,” without necessarily understanding whether or not this solution is right for your learning audience? Are you struggling with the question “Just how long should micro-learning take?” ” If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, come to Big Benefits in Small Packages: The Neuroscience of Micro-Learning to find the answers.

How to design micro-learning content in 4 easy steps


Micro-learning caters to this reality and helps in planning out content to be delivered in the most effective manner. ( 5 reasons why micro-learning is perfect for today’s workforce ). So how does one design micro-learning content? Using the Criticality Analysis – a 4-step approach inspired from the INCITE Micro-learning Framework. Look out for wiki articles, whitepapers, pdfs, blogs, presentations for raw content.

How Microlearning Enables “Micro-Moments”

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Welcome back to our #BLPLearn blog series, where we offer a monthly look at design and technology as it pertains to learning and development. What are Micro-Moments? There is a lot of talk in the L&D community about microlearning , and for good reason. But outside of the training world, the Internet is abuzz with a different “micro” term: micro-moments. That’s because back in 2015, Google shared a slew of new research about micro-moments.

Overcoming the shortcomings of micro-learning


Micro-learning seems to be the appropriate solution to all of these problems. Read more: 10 Advantages of microlearning in online training. 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. E-learning

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

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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.

Why Millennials Love Microlearning


The key to doing that job effectively is microlearning , a method that uses small moments of learning to drive better job performance and development. Microlearning works the same way. Microlearning is the most effective way to learn on mobile. Millennials constantly turn to a smartphone for moments of “micro-leisure,” according to AdWeek. Micro learning on their favorite devices is a natural progression.

3 Key aspects of effective microlearning: How to do more with less


This is why microlearning – granted, with all its advantages and drawbacks – might be a good idea. 3 Key aspects of effective microlearning. If you combine it with peer learning, there is a good chance that this mix will create good habits that stick, such as continuous learning.

Micro learning platforms: 10 things to look for

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Micro learning platforms are becoming increasingly popular as more and more instructional designers and L&D professionals come to realise their effectiveness for learning. In this article we’ll examine what to look for in an LMS and authoring tool – the backbone of any micro learning platform. What is a micro learning platform? Microlearning is the practice of breaking information down into easily-absorbed bite-sized chunks.

Everything you wanted to know about micro-learning (but were afraid to ask)


If not, don’t worry because micro-learning has nothing to do with them, and is perfectly safe for your health. Micro-learning (from the Greek word “micro” meaning small) is all about getting your eLearning in small doses, as tiny bursts of training material that you can comprehend in a short time (contrast with the hefty tomes you had to read at school to study a subject or the typical content-heavy eLearning class — which would be classified as “macro” learning).

Microlearning Case Study: Just-In-Time Information For Faster Learning

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An Informative Microlearning Case Study. A lot has been said of dwindling attention spans and the need for L&D Teams to have online training that can be short and effective. Microlearning is a delivery format that owes its wide acceptance not only to the fact that it addresses the attention span challenge but also to the increased adoption of mobile learning or mLearning. What Is Microlearning? Here is how I see both macrolearning and microlearning co-exist.

Is Micro Learning Shaping the Future of Corporate Learning and Development?


This is one of the key reasons why microlearning is the preferred choice nowadays. What is microlearning? Well, microlearning is all about offering small and digestible morsels of information to learners so that it is retained for long. It has been observed that microlearning module usually spans across 10 minutes in duration. Apart from being self-standing, they are capable of addressing one learning objective using a comprehensive approach. Blog content.

Two Good: Why Social Learning And Microlearning Make A Great Combination

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In this article, I will provide insights on why it makes sense to use social learning and microlearning in conjunction. I will also outline how you can use them practically to double the impact on the learning in your organization. Social Learning And Microlearning: A Great Combination. Let’s begin with a quick recap on the definitions of social learning and microlearning and then see why they are a powerful combination. What Is Social Learning?

3 Creative Ways to Engage Employees with a Micro-Learning LMS

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As an employer, there are several advantages to using micro-learning as part of your training strategy. . In addition to increasing the efficiency of knowledge transfer by 17%, according to a 2017 Journal of Applied Psychology paper, these advantages can roughly be broken down into three main areas: Time and Cost Savings: Micro-learning reduces or eliminates the need for travel, reduces time away from the workplace, and makes scaling your training programs more cost-effective.

A Case Study on Microlearning as Performance Support to Reinforce Existing Training

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Microlearning, one of the hottest eLearning trends, is catching attention amongst eLearning fraternity like never before. Our recent discussion on a LinkedIn group received a stream of thoughts and perspectives on microlearning. In this blog, we will discuss the microlearning case study that illustrates how we’ve developed and delivered microlearning course/application as performance support to reinforce existing training. Then What is Microlearning?

How to Develop Effective Microlearning

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Microlearning is a tool that provides the required information where and when such a need arises. Microlearning helps employees pursue learning at their own pace. But all this is possible only if the bite-sized microlearning content engages the learner and helps close the knowledge gaps required to complete a job task. Why microlearning? Microlearning has become popular owing to the ability of the employees to learn and immediately apply job-specific concepts.

Microlearning Madness: 25 Great Resources

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Over the last five to ten years, corporate learning professionals have scrambled to engage their learners in an increasingly digital world. Learning trends such as mobile, gamification, game-based learning, performance support, use of learning science and interactive video are all attempts to capture learner attention and engage them on a deeper level. Recently, these learning trends and delivery methods have converged to make a new trend, microlearning , possible.

The Top 7 Microlearning Examples in Everyday Life


The Top 10 Microlearning Examples in Everyday Life. per the expert team of learning professionals at mLevel). This is a follow up to one of our most popular blog posts, The Top 10 Gamification Examples in Everyday Life. Microlearning is one of the biggest buzzwords in the L&D space today, but chances are you’re already experiencing all kinds of microlearning examples and scenarios in your day-to-day life. Microlearning in Everyday Life Example #2.

How To Use Microlearning To Promote Informal Learning At The Workplace

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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.

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

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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.

Microlearning: The Emerging Instructional Design Strategy in Elearning

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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. What is Microlearning?

The Big Benefit of Microlearning


However, bigger does not always mean better, you guys -- and I quickly learned that in order to understand macro economics, one must have a firm grasp on micro economics (a grasp I did not have, since I’d never taken microeconomics). Micro, macro, what’s with the Greek prefixes? Well, besides confounding the English language (that’s a whole other blog post), they essentially mean small and large, respectively. Like, macro economics or micro learning.

5 Killer Microlearning Examples for Employee Training

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Microlearning based trainings, particularly as Performance Support (that is, specific job aids or learning aids to support formal training) have been around for few years now. In the last 2 years, we have seen acceleration in adoption of Microlearning for formal training. Using a series of Microlearning nuggets connected over a learning path or learning journey has proved to be an effective way to offer formal training. What is Microlearning?

Microlearning for Enterprise Training?

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Microlearning in enterprise training is not an “eLearning-lite”. Just merging the existing thirty minutes eLearning courses into five nuggets does not translate to microlearning nuggets. Microlearning is characterized by short, bite-sized learning courses (of 3-5 minutes long), which are designed to meet a particular learning objective. You can use microlearning in enterprise training to help learners: Solve a particular problem. Learn new aspects.

How Long is too Short? Determining the Ideal Duration for Bite-Sized Learning

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trademarked the term ‘Microlearning’ the L&D industry has been using different terms like ‘bite-sized learning’, ‘just-in-time learning’, and ‘learning nuggets’. In this blog post, we examine results of some popular surveys and insights from industry-leaders to determine the ideal length of bite-sized learning. Snackable Learning. Snackable Learning’ is one more term coined as a substitute for microlearning. Ever since Grovo Inc.

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Microlearning: Small Learning Units with Big Impact on Your Organization

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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. More frequently, the term is used in the domain of e-learning and related fields in the sense of a new paradigmatic perspective on learning processes in mediated environments.

How To Use Microlearning To Train Your Multi-Generational Workforce

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In this article, I outline how the microlearning-based approach can provide a unique mode to address the common aspects as well as personalized learning. Ways To Use Microlearning To Train Your Multi-Generational Workforce. Not only should training excite each one of them, but it should also provide the optimal mode of learning to each profile. For instance, They all want to learn so that they can perform better. Learning on the go. Personalized learning.

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

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In this article, I show you how combining microlearning techniques to create eLearning videos can amplify their impact. How To Use Microlearning Videos In Your Training. 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 In turn, mobile learning triggered the significant change from traditional eLearning or macrolearning to microlearning.

How to create microlearning

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Microlearning is an incredibly-effective form of learning (and company training) that’s been ballooning in popularity over the past year. Creating it sounds simple but if not done right, effectiveness will suffer. The following are the best methods how to create microlearning. How to create microlearning. Mobile Learning. One of the main reasons that microlearning has taken off is the explosion in mobile phone ownership.

5 Must See Examples of Microlearning Strategies for Corporate Training

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Nowadays, organizations are beginning to implement Microlearning strategies for both formal and informal learning. In order to meet a specific learning outcome, Microlearning—a short, focused learning nugget—is employed. It is a learner-centric approach that guarantees better retention of learning, is easier to use, is less time-consuming, and is available to the learner at the time of his or her need.