4 Micro-Learning Strategies For Employee- Engagement

QuoDeck

Micro-learning is a skill-based approach to learning that delivers information in small ‘bite-sized’ chunks. Employee engagement is an essential aspect of any learning program. 4) Creating Blog Posts and Interactive eBooks-.

Micro-Learning Myth or Must

Tony Karrer

This week on eLearning Learning , the top two articles were funny to see side-by-side: You can find them on the Weekly Edition. Both articles may be interesting to read, but it also highlights how hot Micro-Learning is right now. Lot’s more content can be found on Micro-Learning on eLearning Learning , including it’s Top Ten articles. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

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6 Amazing Examples of Using Micro Learning Videos in Corporate Training

Adobe Captivate

Learning strategies have been developed for the past few years to adapt to the changing learner dynamics. Microlearning Videos are short and focused and can be used as a standalone nugget that offers a specific learning takeaway; it can also be utilized as part of a longer learning path. When paralleled with other media, videos are known to create more engaging and sticky learning experiences for learners.

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.

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.

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. But what effect is micro-learning having in terms of longer-term learning? What this modest amount of experience tells me is that micro-learning does not in itself guarantee effectiveness (which is true of just about all media).

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.

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.

How to Create 5-Slide Micro-Learning - Tiny, Succinct, Fast - Tip #108

Vignettes Learning

Micro-Learning is serving “slices” to learners instead of the “whole pie.” I have always visualized micro-lessons as kernels of knowledge that enable trainers to trickle down valuable, high-impact yet very short lessons over a period of time. For organizations, the value of such micro-learning efforts not only allow them to adapt to rapid business changes and accelerate learning in micro-ways. See how short and succinct the micro-lesson is.

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.

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. But what effect is micro-learning having in terms of longer-term learning? What this modest amount of experience tells me is that micro-learning does not in itself guarantee effectiveness (which is true of just about all media).

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.

How to leverage Product Knowledge Training for Increased Sales

Infopro Learning

Infopro Learning has more than 25 years of experience developing outcomes driven learning solutions that help organizations overcome business challenges. Infopro Learning assisted this organization first by measuring the existing knowledge gaps of their sales team.

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

Managed Learning Services and the Future of Work

Infopro Learning

Future Learning Landscape Predictions. This past year organizations have been focusing on converting existing learning programs into formats better suited for employees who are now working remotely. Developing a long term learning strategy.

5 Reasons to Integrate Microlearning in Mobile Learning Strategy!

Hurix Digital

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. As opposed to traditional learning design, microlearning offers an excellent way of managing time.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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] ).

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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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.

Top 5 Benefits of Mobile Learning

Adobe Captivate

Today, mobile learning or mLearning is an important part of the learning strategy of most organizations. As Microlearning becomes the preferred choice for both formal and informal learning, mLearning adoption will see further acceleration. In this blog, I share the key benefits of mobile learning. Over the last 8 years, mobile learning has come a long way. This is not all, it is also facilitating social or collaborative learning.

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? In both traditional classroom and workplace learning settings, instructors and training managers find they need to innovate in order to continually provide the optimal educational experience as learner needs and preferences change. These are some characteristics of effective micro learning lessons: . Learn More .

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.

Gamification And Microlearning: A Dynamite Combination

Adobe Captivate

Smartphones have changed the way we learn, and the learning strategies that leverage it for training have become popular. We, at EI Design, have been offering learning and performance support solutions for over 16 years. Over these years, We have seen the transformation of traditional eLearning to mobile learning. The wider use of mobile learning has helped adoption of techniques like microlearning based training for both formal and informal training.

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

Adobe Captivate

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. Microlearning is a modern instructional design strategy that: Aligns with the modern, tech-savvy workforce with shorter attention spans. Focusses on one specific learning outcome. Provides just-in-time performance support to reinforce learning and improves retention.

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. What is the value proposition of a MOOC in workplace learning?

Story-Based Design Models That Bridge the Gap Between Learners and Content - Tip #207

Vignettes Learning

In one of my previous blogs , I shared with you my insights on how technology has changed the way stories are told and how we can actually use it to create stories that will help learners learn better. They relate, they empathize, they share their own experiences, they learn. Model #6 Situational Thinking How does the Situational Thinking model allow learners to apply ideas and learn better? Learning is accelerated through experience sharing.

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. THE JOURNEY: We, like many out there, are of the view that, though most learning designers possess good levels of skills around the traditional training (formal learning) area, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas.

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.

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.

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. What is the value proposition of a MOOC in workplace learning?