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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?

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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Why Micro Learning Is the Future of Corporate Training

TOPYX LMS

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

TOPYX LMS

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.

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.

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. Using this for learning is a logical extension.

Paper Cuts

Learnnovators

I’ve been tinkering with it and, in the spirit of Virtual Reality Working Out Loud Week , I’ve decided to share with you what I’ve learned so far. Note: This link is not supported in the mobile web version of Google Maps. Thankfully I stumbled on this article by Phil Nickinson and learned that instead of starting at the map and uploading your photo sphere, you start at the photo sphere in your phone’s image gallery and share it to Maps.

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.

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. As I began my exercise to predict eLearning Trends in 2019, the fourth one in this series, I took a step back to see why anyone seeks upcoming trends. Facilitate the application of the acquired learning on the job.

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.” How will social learning evolve in the coming years?

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] ).

The Benefits Of Custom Mobile Learning Solutions For Your Company

Adobe Captivate

In one of my earlier articles, “Top 5 Tips For Innovative eLearning Development”, I had touched upon two significant challenges that Learning and Development teams face today. First is, how to enhance efficacy of learning; second being what learning strategies should be adopted to ensure both learning and business mandates are met. Adopting custom mobile learning solutions for your company could be one of the measures to mitigate these challenges.

How Performance Support Apps Are Faring In Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ The incredible expansion of mobile technologies is an important factor that will both drive and support the deployment of workplace learning tools and systems in the area of performance support.” – Charles Jennings (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates, and Founder, 70:20:10 Forum ). THE JOURNEY: We all know… this is the age of mobile apps! How are companies (big and small) around the world leveraging mobile technologies for performance support today?

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. As such the term MOOC can be seen as a new educational term. ” ~ Analyzing the Impact of Mobile Access on Learner Interaction in a MOOC. These are: (MSL 1): Encompassing formal and informal learning.

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. It takes a relational stance in which learning takes place both in relation to others and in relation to learning resources.”. Learning will simply become integrated into our life-stream.

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. Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and writes books and articles about eLearning. He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. As such, a lot of money and time are being wasted on creating inferior eLearning.

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. Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and writes books and articles about eLearning. He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. As such, a lot of money and time are being wasted on creating inferior eLearning.

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. Mobile is a given.

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MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities

Learnnovators

is an incisive article by @Josh_Bersin on the way Gen Y views the world of work, leadership, career progression and learning. They will expect and demand to learn differently — social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. None of this information is new. Creating Talent Mobility. CUs were created to meet the unique needs of each organization including their culture, strategy and vision. Enable peer-to-peer collaboration and learning.

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The Future of Mobile in L&D

Growth Engineering

The future of mobile learning is sure to change the face of L&D. Instead of tying the training down to a rigid structure, mobile devices let it grow in a more organic way. This means that the learning assets will remain more relevant since the learners are constantly updating them. But how will mobile technology affect your training initiatives? In fact, we’ll begin to see the hidden 90% of informal learning coming to the fore.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 4: ROLE IN CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES

Learnnovators

is an incisive article by @Josh_Bersin on the way Gen Y views the world of work, leadership, career progression and learning. They will expect and demand to learn differently — social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. None of this information is new. Creating Talent Mobility. CUs were created to meet the unique needs of each organization including their culture, strategy and vision. Social, mobile, and collaboration will be everything (almost).

5 Steps to Help you Identify the Best Content for your Mobile Learning Project

Practi

High quality content is the essential foundation for any mobile learning project. It can be challenging to identify the best content for mobile delivery so here are five simple steps to help you create successful mobile training that will motivate learners and greatly increase knowledge retention. Targeting a wider audience ensures that your mobile learning project won’t just be deployed to leaders or to floor staff. Bite-sized learning.

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?

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. As I began my exercise to predict eLearning Trends in 2019, the fourth one in this series, I took a step back to see why anyone seeks upcoming trends. Facilitate the application of the acquired learning on the job.

Microlearning Trends To Adopt In 2019

QuoDeck

Microlearning consists of short, bite-sized learning nuggets. Although short in run length (between 2-5 mins and, typically, not exceeding 7 mins), each nugget is action-oriented and is designed to meet a specific learning outcome. In a world that is full of distractions and diminishing attention spans, it is critical to have sharp, focused learning nuggets. Its ability to provide a sticky learning experience. By Asha Pandey , Chief Learning Strategist at EI Design.

Virtual Reality In eLearning – Using VR As A Microlearning Nugget For Induction And Onboarding

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I share a case study on Virtual Reality in eLearning. It shows you how the VR based approach can create an immersive learning experience. Earlier in the year, in my eBook on eLearning Trends and Predictions for 2018 , I had highlighted the potential of AR/VR to create immersive learning experiences. Here is the extract from my eBook: AR/VR For Immersive Learning. Without any doubt, AR/VR provides one of the most immersive learning experiences.

5 Killer Microlearning Examples for Employee Training

Adobe Captivate

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. 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. With an increased maturity on its usage for formal training and informal training, Microlearning is one trend that is here to stay.

The Ultimate eLearning Resources Guide (2020 Update)

LearnUpon

From creating learning and development strategies to mastering authoring tools and tackling low engagement rates , there’s a lot of information to wrap your head around. . So, to help you stay on top of your game, we’re sharing the top eLearning resources available online right now. With over 30 resources, it’s a substantial list, but these assets will teach you practically everything you need to know about corporate learning. eLearning Industry.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

What does the future of eLearning hold? I think a good place is by asking 49 of the world’s leading eLearning experts the top 3 trends they predict for 2017. Here are the two most interesting takeaways from surveying 49 eLearning experts: Trend of Trends: 9 trends were picked by 10% or more of the experts. Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. You can learn more about Michael here.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 2: Designing a MOOC

ID Reflections

@ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis, which I have referred to: “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. As such the term MOOC can be seen as a new educational term. ” ~ Analyzing the Impact of Mobile Access on Learner Interaction in a MOOC.

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Vision 2016 - An Interview with Todd Kasenberg

Raptivity

With career stints in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors, Todd brings years of experience and expertise in group processes, adult learning, online learning and marketing communications. Todd’s work has reached and delighted thousands of online learners, in both formal and informal learning contexts. He is an often invited speaker and workshop facilitator, loves to talk apps, mobile learning, and job aids, and is a software entrepreneur.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. As a member, I have access to a plethora of sharing, information and intellect as it relates to how individuals are driving Enterprise 2.0 Key Social Learning Roles - Daretoshare , April 4, 2010 Premise : Learning communities or networks thrive because its members possess certain skills and capabilities. Can You Learn from a Recording? Should they be coupled with your LMS or other learning-specific tools?

Top 8 2019 e-Learning trends

SkyPrep

The year 2019 has just started and it is the right time to analyze the trends that will impact the learning industry all year long, especially the e-Learning landscape. Here’s a sneak peak at the top 8 trends that are going to change the e-Learning game this year: 1. Flexible Learning. The improvements in flexible and adaptive learning are extending the limits of what is realizable with learning. Social and Informal Learning.

How To Boost Your Workforce Performance With Mobile Apps?

EI Design

Today, we cannot think of our lives without mobile devices. It comes as no surprise that most Learning and Development teams are updating their learning strategy to factor for mLearning or mobile learning. Several global organizations are offering the flexibility to learners through the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy and are seeing notable gains in learner engagement as well as higher completion rates of online learning courses.

How Gamification Will Impact Corporate Learning

EI Design

At EI Design, we have been crafting gamification for serious learning (corporate learning) for over two years now. We now see a maturing in corporates’ understanding of its true potential and how a well-crafted gamification solution can create the right learning impact. Today, gamification is poised to impact corporate learning. Ways In Which Gamification Impacts Corporate Learning. Typical components of gamification-based learning courses are shown here.

Free L&D webinars for October 2018

Limestone Learning

This webinar will reveal five key strategies to implementing a successful training program that positions managers to engage, develop, and retain top talent. Tim Hagen of Progress Coaching will provide innovative and unique strategies based on a proven methodology that has been around 20 years specifically helping managers become powerful and engage manager coaches. We have moved from course catalogs and compliance to micro-learning and personalization.

Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

New learning helps too, and September is full of free webinars that can add to your knowledge stores! Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Content Authoring Strategies That Save Enterprises Both Time and Money Without the ability for managers to personally check in with every single employee, global enterprises need compelling eLearning so that dispersed workforces can meet their training requirements. Paula will also share her favourite learning evaluation resources!