Curated Insights: Seeking a Practical Definition of MicroLearning

Axonify

This month’s curated insights explores the ongoing hunt for a practical definition of microlearning and offers both suggestions as well as application ideas from prominent industry thought leaders. Definition of MicroLearning by Will Thalheimer.

Curated Insights: Seeking a Practical Definition of Microlearning

Axonify

This month’s curated insights explores the ongoing hunt for a practical definition of microlearning and offers both suggestions as well as application ideas from prominent industry thought leaders. Definition of MicroLearning by Will Thalheimer. In this blog post , Will provides his own suggested definition of microlearning, which focuses on the flexibility of the concept to support learning in a variety of ways. So … do you now have a practical definition of microlearning?

9 Ways to Create Highly Effective Learning Videos

Hurix Digital

Several research giants like Bersin, Gartner, LinkedIn, and Forrester recommend it. A study released by LinkedIn in 2017 says: “80% of L&D pros agree that developing employees is top-of-mind for the executive team. Avoid heavy graphics, special effects, or lengthy narration.

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Effective Interface Designs for eLearning

Association eLearning

The look can definitely affect the learner’s receptiveness to your message. Caitlin is a graduate of the University of Florida, where she focused on the effect of viral and social media in online learning. Effective Interface Designs for eLearning - February 25, 2013.

Measuring the Effectiveness of Gamification

Your Training Edge

If you are a member of LinkedIn and have strived to achieve a level of completeness on your profile… you have been gamified! By definition gamified elements take advantage of our human psychological predisposition to engage and strive to attain a higher level (or compete against one another). But how are we actually able to measure the effectiveness of gamification? And it’s not just engagement — gamification’s revenue effects are equally astounding.

9 Ways to Create Highly Effective Learning Videos

Hurix Digital

Several research giants like Bersin, Gartner, LinkedIn, and Forrester recommend it. A study released by LinkedIn in 2017 says: “80% of L&D pros agree that developing employees is top-of-mind for the executive team. Avoid heavy graphics, special effects, or lengthy narration.

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Definition of Social Learning from Wired for Culture by M. Pagel (further discussion)

Mark Oehlert

Currently reading this book and hit the following definition : "Social learning can be fiendishly difficult to define but has - when applied to humans-two important features that together make the entirety of our cultural achievements possible and effectively open up an unbridgeable gulf between ourselves and all other animals. I'd be curious to find case studies supporting this definition in the virtual learning world.

Definition of Social Learning from Wired for Culture by M. Pagel (further discussion)

Mark Oehlert

Currently reading this book and hit the following definition : "Social learning can be fiendishly difficult to define but has - when applied to humans-two important features that together make the entirety of our cultural achievements possible and effectively open up an unbridgeable gulf between ourselves and all other animals. I'd be curious to find case studies supporting this definition in the virtual learning world.

When Misused Buzzwords Attack

Association eLearning

Effective. I am not the final word on any of these definitions, but I hope they’ll provide some clarity. Effective. Is not : Cheerful background music and flashy animations with sound effects and lots of pictures. Share this on LinkedIn. Interactive. Immersive.

Effective Training Visuals—Directing the Eyes

OpenSesame

This is the second in a series of blog posts intended to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering the effectiveness of the visuals they include. Check out her blog to keep up to date on her progress with that one, and definitely give it a read when it’s available.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

In effect, it can act as a set of notes of one’s day’s learning aggregated and filtered via hashtags and shared with the broader world. The additional advantage is the ability to @mention individuals and thus share with definite folks or direct questions at specific individuals.

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3 resolutions for more effective elearning in 2018

Elucidat

Here are three achievable resolutions you can make to keep up with new trends and create more effective learning this year. Here are three resolutions we’ll be sticking to this year, in order to create more effective elearning.

The Power of Learning-Focused Leadership

CLO Magazine

The average shelf-life of a skill has shrunk to five years, according to LinkedIn Learning’s “2017 Workplace Learning Report.” Like any effective approach to leadership, leaders must be authentic. Inside L&D Leadership Development effective leadership learning

Governance: Who Should Come to the Party?

Living in Learning

I fell into a discussion on the Chief Learning Officer network early this morning that asked, “What is the most effective governance model?” Granted, I did not [do not] fully understand what definition of “performance objectives” may have been implied, nevertheless, the trigger was tripped…and the response went something like this. Change Leadership change Governance LinkedIn LMS Implementation

The Value of Executive Coaching

Continu

They can recognize your strengths and weakness making you a more effective leader. For you to relate to your team and customers more effectively, you need to learn how to form relationships with all types of people. LinkedIn Profinder. LinkedIn is already a great resource for business networking. So try LinkedIn Profinder where you can search for a list of executive coaches closest to you.

Effective coaching trumps almost anything that can be accomplished in the classroom.

CLO Magazine

We asked our CLO-Network, LinkedIn and Twitter followers: Should coaching be for everybody or only for executives? However, it is important to have definitional clarity about the kind of coaching being applied to the individual or situation. There are those who have the requisite knowledge and skills to coach, but lack the mentality, skills and patience required to do it effectively. Via LinkedIn: Kenneth R. Ilona Shieh: Coaching is definitely for everyone.

6 Training Trends for 2018 (and 3 you’re still not doing right)

Unboxed

Advanced training tech is definitely coming, but its mainstream debut is a few years off. Virtual instructor-led training (vILT) is quickly gaining traction as classroom training’s more cost-effective, less disruptive but equally effective cousin. Save the Date.

What is Transition Management and How Does It Impact eLearning?

eLearning Brothers

Make sure the meaning is clear by restating the words, speaking the full definition in a voiceover, or using visuals to make sure that participants know what that acronym means. ” Unless you’re creating a course about financial securities, that definition doesn’t really fit.

3 Key Attributes of a Successful eLearning Team

eLearning Brothers

The Merriam-Webster dictionary provides these simple definitions for the word “team”: a group of people who compete in a sport, game, etc., I’d argue that all three definitions apply to eLearning teams. You can contact her via LinkedIn or Twitter.

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"Working Out Loud": Using the Tools We Already Have

ID Reflections

In effect, it can act as a set of notes of one's day's learning aggregated and filtered via hashtags and shared with the broader world. The additional advantage is the ability to @mention individuals and thus share with definite folks or direct questions at specific individuals.

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7 Hints on how to Battle High Employee Turnover

Your Training Edge

They definitely want to deal with new tasks and to grow professionally. Use this time to fix the problems, and you will definitely see the results. Surveys is probably one of the most effective ways to get to know the biggest and the minor problems.

Top 4 Things You Can Learn from Buzzfeed (and #2 will blow your mind!)

Association eLearning

While many may feel that these kinds of sites are heralding the end of intellectualism, no one can deny they’re effective for driving traffic. What they do: The Buzzfeed business model, while not the first internet company to use lists, is definitely the most prolific and for good reason.

The Value of Video Learning

Your Training Edge

With the range of video technologies available, it would definitely have not been wise of him to just provide them with written guidelines and how-to-do manuals. Are you thinking of going the traditional road and route out an email and hope it would be read by everyone and is effective?

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Game Based Learning: Is It Appropriate For My Association?

Association eLearning

Like any effective learning project, it’s critical to define your audience and determine if gamification is a good fit. If you’re interested in how to create extremely effective games – for learning or otherwise, I highly recommend it. Share this on LinkedIn.

How Employers Can Make Every Employee a Top Performer

Your Training Edge

Aside from this, giving out recognition rewards for outstanding professional behavior like being on time or effective collaborations with their team can encourage others to improve. Connect with Ron Cullimore on LinkedIn. Build relationships on trust.

Election Day – Using Social Media Campaign Methods to Enhance Learning Programs

Gyrus

But the reminders definitely help. This has been effectively utilized in the presidential campaigns in a public forum by instilling a FOMO (Fear of Missing Out). Election Day – Using Social Media Campaign Methods to Enhance Learning Programs.

Social Learning – A Transformational Shift in Workplace Learning

Origin Learning

His definition of social learning was – “People learn from one another, via observation, imitation, and modeling.” Facebook, LinkedIn, and Learning Socially. Why do you think successful business leaders write long notes and share them on LinkedIn?

Gamification Mechanics vs. Gamification Dynamics

Your Training Edge

The problem with the gamification mechanics definition is that is often a vague term to use “mechanics”. In essence it kind of becomes a catchall for operations and their effects. In effect anything that may seem related to how a game operates may be labeled as a “mechanic”.

The 8-second attention span; or, I'm fine if goldfish are more patient than millennials

Ontuitive

If you do a quick search of the phrase "attention span" in posts on LinkedIn, for instance, you will see what I mean. Second, it's no secret in the education world that long lectures and training programs don't work effectively.

Engaging Participants 2: Pre-Training Engagement

Your Training Edge

The most common definition of engagement refers to the classroom, whether it’s the live classroom, the virtual live classroom, or the virtual classroom. Remember that relevance is often about benefits, so any training program you offer should have definite benefits tied to it.

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Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Twitter as Personal Work and Learning Tool My LinkedIn Open Connection Approach - Treating LinkedIn like a massive, virtual cocktail party. I believe tap is the keyword flaviofusuma : @ tonykarrer Forums , Email , Linkedin. Linkedin. It's much more social than LinkedIn.

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Gamification is Increasing Learner Engagement

Your Training Edge

Even though its definition varies, for the most part, a gamification in learning is the utilization of game mechanics to gamify the content in order to entice and engage users and learners by encouraging and rewarding use. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

The skillset of a blended trainer or facilitator: technology is overrated

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I am hence convinced a good blended program can therefore achieve more effect. After all, you also taught yourself how to LinkedIn isn't it? Once you experience how you can have a huge effect on supporting the learning process of your participants you will definitely start to enjoy it.

5 Signs that Your Learning Management System Badly Needs an Upgrade

ProProfs

Efficient, Cost-Effective Training. Workforce Learning Report (2018) by LinkedIn suggests that employees are more likely to stay in a company that invests in their career. This enabled Linkedin to craft a successful retention strategy.

7 Reasons Why Developing a Corporate Learning Program is Necessary for Your Business

Your Training Edge

What happens when their positive effect wears off? There’s definitely more to it. According to a recent LinkedIn report, 93% of employees would have stayed in a company if their companies provided them with opportunities to improve their skills for professional purposes.