Micro-learning’s unsung sibling

E-Learning Provocateur

Micro-learning is so hot right now. Instead, I’m going to consider firstly how micro-learning might be used in a corporate training context; and secondly, pivot towards something slightly different. How micro-learning might be used. The nature of micro-learning lends itself to the campaign model. Similarly I see an opportunity for micro-learning to be deployed before the training.

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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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?

3 Areas To Combine Employee Training And Micro Learning

KnowledgeAnywhere

Micro-learning is a buzzword in the elearning industry, and for good reason. The way people learn at work, and in general, has shifted and training formats have needed to adapt. Many training professionals have heard of micro-learning and understand the value of breaking learning material down into concise, organized, easily accessible packets of knowledge for their employees. What is the difference between micro-learning and macro-learning?

How Micro-Learning Boosts “At the Moment Performance” - Tip #114

Vignettes Learning

We can say with confidence that the goal of leaders, managers, and learning professionals is to help workers achieve optimal "at the moment performance." Then as learning professionals we converge at the moment of performance. Specifically, in the past, our momentum in learning and training is “teaching something.” Teaching was based on rigid curriculums , testing , design , multimedia , presentations , retention , tracking , traditional learning styles and many more.

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

ProProfs

Apart from being self-standing, they are capable of addressing one learning objective using a comprehensive approach. It can be defined as any type of learning that occurs in portions and hence easy to understand and remember. Moreover, organizations can use the micro learning approach to impart training on various aspects of products, software and more. Here are some key advantages of microlearning for elearning courses that businesses must know.

Case Study- Reducing eLearning Cost to 50% by Using Must-Learn Lessons and Micro-Learning

Vignettes Learning

This case study presents a series of strategies and tactics which help you answer these questions: How do I respond to rapid business needs for e-Learning? Here are some excerpts from the article: Rapid e-Learning as a term is an oxymoron. e-Learning is inherently rapid. It provides immediate learning. It is personalized and just-in-time learning at its best. Our e-Learning programs are at least 50% heavier than they should really be (too much content).

Give Your Service Technicians An Edge With Online Training Formats

CommLab India

This can be best achieved through online training and just-in-time learning. What’s more, technicians can learn at their convenience. Micro-learning. Technicians can access past webinars converted to e-learning modules when they need clarifications or to refresh their knowledge. Apart from e-learning, job-aids such as comparison charts, service manuals, and guides provide stronger learning support to technicians.

Summer Micro-Learning Series: Just-In-Time Personalized Learning

Clarity Consultants

Micro learning is a powerful tool because it delivers the concepts and information that employees need in less time for greater impact. Just-in-time learning provides an even greater resource for employees to get the on-the-spot resources they need to tackle tough tasks. 1) Know the Learning Journey. Just-in-time learning gives employees the information they need when they need it. This will help you set the stage for a more effective micro-learning program.

How to revamp your sales training and close more business

Docebo

Sales training is the key to success for companies across the globe, and for good reason – your sales teams are on the front lines every day, competing for business against your rivals. In short, your sales team has to always be learning to “always be closing” Making sure your sales team is coming to the table prepared and knowledgeable isn’t just a nice to have anymore. Learning content needs differentiation to ensure that it works for everyone.

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Microlearning ? A Small Format with a Big Impact

Artisan eLearning

My guess is that it’s not taking hours-long e-learning courses. It supports a variety of formats, helps reduce information overload, and is ideal for those moments when you’re stuck on a train, in a waiting room, or even in the passenger seat. Artisan E-Learning at ATD ICE. Diane Elkins conducted a presentation that focused on microlearning with immediate application – a project we completed with Pryor Learning Solutions. Magazine micro-learning

Megatrends in MOOCs: #4 Microlearning Paths

Your Training Edge

This larger picture here is not just a shift in how learning is measured, but an entire re-visioning of what effective training looks like. Standard models of training, whether they are instructor-led or computer-based, look like very much like college classes—employees are taken out of their normal work environments to spend four or eight or forty hours “learning” things they may or may not encounter in their day-to-day jobs, and likely won’t remember if they do.

Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process

Gyrus

Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process. It appears that the work of a learning professional is never done. In order to establish an effective learning program, there must be a great consideration for the future needs of the day to day business, and the workforce themselves. Learning is a fairly nebulous industry. How to safeguard your users’ learning experience. Learning Approach. Learning Aids or additional learning processes.

10 Myths About Professional Training

Your Training Edge

” Flexible options like e-learning and in-house training make it easier for small businesses to skill-up without taking too much time away from the office. According to Goldman Sachs, 88% of small businesses offer training to all (if not a large portion) of their employees. These small businesses report a higher rate of revenue growth, with 74% reporting the increased revenue within 18 months. 67% of people now use mobile devices to access learning.

Big Benefits in Small Packages: The Neuroscience of MicroLearning

Learningtogo

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.

The Micro-first Model for business training

Matrix

Micro learning has moved from being a momentary trend to becoming the go-to for corporate training. It is being increasingly used by numerous organizations whether it is for formal or informal learning. It is the favorite of all users as it consumes less time and is available to them exactly when learning is needed (just-in-time). Furthermore, its rich media formats ensure greater learner engagement and superior information retention. E-learning

5 Ways to Help Learners Stick with Your Course

LearnDash

How to design your course to build learning habits. Accordingly, designing a course that helps learners build learning habits could have a huge impact on engagement and completion rates. But a micro-lesson , or even something as small as logging into a the LMS every day can help learners stay engaged. Maybe you deliver lessons in audio format so that your learners can listen while they drive to work. Share daily micro-learning opportunities.

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How beneficial is E-Learning software for businesses?

Your Training Edge

ELearning software and platforms are one such example of how technology has evolved to make teaching and learning so accessible for everyone. Businesses need to train their new employees about the products and services they offer. In addition, for uncompromised development and manufacturing of products and services, businesses must also train them on all the range of software tools, equipment, and best practices required. Micro-personalized training experience.

How beneficial is E-Learning software for businesses?

Your Training Edge

ELearning software and platforms are one such example of how technology has evolved to make teaching and learning so accessible for everyone. Businesses need to train their new employees about the products and services they offer. In addition, for uncompromised development and manufacturing of products and services, businesses must also train them on all the range of software tools, equipment, and best practices required. Micro-personalized training experience.

70:20:10: Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process

Gyrus

Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process. It appears that the work of a learning professional is never done. In order to establish an effective learning program, there must be a great consideration for the future needs of the day to day business, and the workforce themselves. Learning is a fairly nebulous industry. How to safeguard your users’ learning experience. Learning Approach. Learning Aids or additional learning processes.

Agile Businesses Need Agile Training

Kea

The agility with which a business adapts to the ever-changing landscape of consumer preferences and technology is, to a large extent, dependent on how well it facilitates training and skill development. In fact, such ongoing, self-driven learning has gained huge popularity in recent years, over the traditional forms of corporate training that require employees to set time aside from their life and work to attend classes. Training at the Speed of Business.

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Agile Businesses Need Agile Training

MagicBox

The agility with which a business adapts to the ever-changing landscape of consumer preferences and technology is, to a large extent, dependent on how well it facilitates training and skill development. In fact, such ongoing, self-driven learning has gained huge popularity in recent years, over the traditional forms of corporate training that require employees to set time aside from their life and work to attend classes. Training at the Speed of Business.

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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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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). “

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.

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

Adobe Captivate

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?

The Future of Mobile in L&D

Growth Engineering

The future of mobile learning is sure to change the face of L&D. This means that the learning assets will remain more relevant since the learners are constantly updating them. In fact, we’ll begin to see the hidden 90% of informal learning coming to the fore. Learning gets more Personalised. As the biggest giants in mobile turn to virtual assistant technology (Google Now, Siri, Cortana), mobile learning will likely follow suit. Wearable Learning.

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.

Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

He is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office; a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, learning, work styles & collaboration practices. Previously, as Head of Learning & Collaboration at TELUS, Dan was responsible for the overarching learning, collaboration & leadership development strategy for the company. In 2012 he appeared on the front cover of T+D Magazine and Chief Learning Officer Magazine.

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Learning Technologist, Director – Onlignment Ltd. & Clive is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning. All on-job learning’ is not enough.

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CLIVE SHEPHERD – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Learning Technologist, Director – Onlignment Ltd. & Clive is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning. What is your definition of blended learning?

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Scenario Based Learning, The Time is NOW

eLearning 24-7

Data backs up that folks either like online learning or do not like it. One of the key reasons folks in this new narrative of having higher ed go with skills based learning and not what they are doing today (and have since the 17th century) of theory and practical or just theory; is that in the world that exists now, businesses need individuals with skills in-hand ready to go. I mean, sorry, but learning a skill with synchronous based design just is a big fail. .

Winning at the Speed of NOW

Artisan eLearning

Think of a skill or concept you wish people would learn correctly. Imagine being able to teach the skill QUICKLY and in a way learners can RETAIN the information and ENJOY learning it. We set out to teach a simple skill that could increase a person’s credibility in the workplace and incorporate three hot topics in e-learning: mobile device access, micro-learning, and gamification. The post Winning at the Speed of NOW appeared first on Artisan E-Learning.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Learning on the Fly

CLO Magazine

Imagine if companies could customize their training so that it met the exact needs of every learner, giving them only the lessons they need and making sure they learned those skills before moving on. This is the premise of adaptive learning and it is going to change the way learning leaders think about training and the content they provide to their people. It uses intelligent educational technology to predict what the learners know, and what they need to learn next.”.

How Businesses Can Fix the Employee Knowledge Gap

Designing Digitally

Without this shift, an enterprise cannot hope to bridge the employee knowledge gaps, which could have severe long-term repercussions for the business. Research has proven organizations with micro learning in place, boast 65% more improvement in revenue per full-time equivalent, than businesses who fail to incorporate it. Here are five main advantages of micro learning: Information is easier to remember and retain since it is segmented into bite-sized chunks.

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.