Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

ID Reflections

In today''s 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?

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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?

What is Micro-learning?

QuoDeck

Micro-learning is learning presented as short and focused nuggets of content. Micro-learning presents only as much content as required for learners to achieve a specific learning outcome. With today’s workforce comprising of Generation Z and millennials, it is particularly valuable in corporate learning. Micro-learning solves learning problems that plague today’s workforce. Benefits offered by micro-learning.

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.

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.

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.

Mobile Learning Strategies For Corporate Training

CHRP-INDIA

Mobile learning for corporate training refers to the anytime, everywhere training that is available on mobile devices. It’s right here that effective training and in-depth learning turns out to be crucial. Almost 47% of business ventures are leveraging mobility while introducing their training modules. Corporate training and e-learning has reached great heights today. Identifying the right strategies and tapping into profitable avenues is crucial.

Micro learning: From small points to the big picture

Matrix

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. What's more, these micro-moments of learning don't have to be all spontaneous. How to make micro learning work.

Why is Micro-Learning Futile? How to Fix It - Tip #126

Vignettes Learning

Each time I try to shrink or compress content to turn it into micro-learning, I face the ultimate boundary that micro-learning has to do with the learner and worker's ability to use the content to some useful end. I arrived at this by breaking down the parts of the micro-learning and learn how each part works. Where is the fix in our micro-learning approaches? This helps me correct my misunderstanding of micro-learning.

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.

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.

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. Section 2: I list trends featuring learning strategies with a proven track record of delivering a better engagement quotient and higher training impact.

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.

LEARNNOVATORS PARTNERS CII TO CONDUCT WORKSHOP ON “E-LEARNING STRATEGY & IMPLEMENTATION”

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative e-learning solutions, conducted a workshop on “E-Learning Strategy and Implementation” in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region. The workshop, conducted on 29th January 2016, sought to inculcate the right way of thinking and approaching a learning project, starting from setting goals, right up to evaluating the results of the learning program. Chennai (India).

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? What strategy ensures that the software meets rapid development and cost objectives? 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.

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. Blended Learning CraneMorley Articles

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. The Learning Management System (LMS) became essential to deliver and track completion. How has this trend affected your training strategy? Business data once considered the exclusive domain of the IT Dept.

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. The Learning Management System (LMS) became essential to deliver and track completion. How has this trend affected your training strategy? Business data once considered the exclusive domain of the IT Dept.

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.

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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The Incredible Power of Design Thinking in Learning Design

Learnnovators

It has been spreading like wild fire in the business world. Though we had been following some of these discussions with much interest, and also trying out integrating the internal development process at Learnnovator s in a loosely structured way around this approach, a recent article by Clark Quinn prompted us to embark on a quest to find answers to the following questions: Is design thinking a new subject, at least in learning design?

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

Vignettes Learning

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. How do you ensure that while you’re presenting and showing them your slides, that they are not busy doing something else?

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

Companies take birth and vanish; business models come and go; technology appear, evolve and transform everything. 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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SME-Dependent Content Is Broken - Tip #195

Vignettes Learning

At which point do learners rely less on formal learning structure and start with self-driven learning while at work? There are multiple reasons why learners shift their dependence from formal training to self-driven learning. But, whatever the reason, today’s learning landscape has necessitated that learners take the lead in their learning and development and for L&D designers to take on more than a facilitator role.

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). “

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?

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.

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. Section 2: I list trends featuring learning strategies with a proven track record of delivering a better engagement quotient and higher training impact.

Facing the Unexpected: 3 Powerful Habits to Help Workers Train Themselves - Tip #196

Vignettes Learning

In our complex world, there are new habits to be learned. The net effect of going through the process is better thinking for reliable results and learning from others. These habits based on Berger and Johnston’s book Simple Habits for Complex Times is timely as we continue to explore how we can reliably depend on our workers to learn by training themselves. Stanford Business Books, March 1, 2016 Elie Ayache. Mastering the Learning Pyramid.

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.

SMART or FAST: Which Wins the Goal-Setting Race? - Tip #198

Vignettes Learning

SMART , which stands for specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and time-bound, is perhaps the most popular way that most people have been taught to develop their goals, especially in the business or organizational setting. SMART goals undervalue ambition, focus narrowly on individual performance, and ignore the importance of discussing goals throughout the year,” says Donald Sull of the MIT Sloan School of Management and Charles Sull of Charles Thames Strategy Partners LLC.

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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