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?

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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Understanding Gen Z—the New E-Learning Generation

LearnDash

As Generation Z graduates from college and enters the workforce, how should online educators respond to their learning and training needs? Despite their experiences, however, they have prioritized other experiences for their children, including academic and athletic summer programs, volunteer work, and unpaid internships. Furthermore, Gen Z are used to learning things from the Internet. Gamification is more likely to be a selling point for Gen Z than other generations.

Micro learning platforms: 10 things to look for

Ed App

Micro learning platforms are becoming increasingly popular as more and more instructional designers and L&D professionals come to realise their effectiveness for learning. In this article we’ll examine what to look for in an LMS and authoring tool – the backbone of any micro learning platform. What is a micro learning platform? A modern micro learning platform will often have a rapid authoring tool integrated into the LMS.

3 Creative Ways to Engage Employees with a Micro-Learning LMS

Ed App

As an employer, there are several advantages to using micro-learning as part of your training strategy. . In addition to increasing the efficiency of knowledge transfer by 17%, according to a 2017 Journal of Applied Psychology paper, these advantages can roughly be broken down into three main areas: Time and Cost Savings: Micro-learning reduces or eliminates the need for travel, reduces time away from the workplace, and makes scaling your training programs more cost-effective.

LEARNNOVATORS PRESENTS BLOG SERIES ON GAMIFICATION BY KARL KAPP

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading e-learning company, has Karl Kapp writing a series of blog posts for them on gamification. Karl Kapp is one of the foremost experts and prominent ‘gurus’ on gamification, which is the application of game design techniques to non-game situations. The goal of this series, comprising of five blog posts, is to establish a fundamental understanding about gamification, and to provide pointers on how it can be implemented within an organization.

LEARNNOVATORS PARTNERS CII TO CONDUCT WORKSHOP ON “GAMIFICATION”

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative e-learning solutions, conducted a workshop on “Gamification” in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region. The workshop, conducted on 15th July 2016, sought to provide a primer on gamification, clarifying myths and misconceptions surrounding the term. We have also crafted several just-in-time, micro-learning modules and performance-support solutions for our clients. Chennai (India).

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.

Effective Steps to Kick-Start Gamification

Ed App

Gamification is the application of game mechanics and elements of gameplay to the learning content with an intent to engage or change the behavior of learners. Gamification has existed for a couple of years. However, it is only in recent times that organizations have started using this strategy as part of their training programs. Gamification taps into these motivating factors, thus, making them one of the most effective training strategies in recent times.

Evaluating Sales Training Programs

Unboxed

But before you zero in on new training, consider the following when evaluating sales training programs. The more accessible a sales training program is, the more involved your team will be. A study by CLO Magazine reported 70% of employees surveyed felt more motivated to learn when they could access the training on their mobile devices, while 72% reported increased engagement with mobile learning. Micro-learning. Stop Evaluating Sales Training Programs….

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How Would Hamilton Launch a Learning Program?

Litmos

So, you could imagine my surprise that when I sat down to watch the film my mind kept finding parallels between lessons learned in the show and the world of learning and development. If your learning program is young, scrappy, and hungry, you might find the show provides you with insights and inspiration for launching your program. One of the most important parts of launching a learning program is getting people within your organization excited about it.

Ways Gamification Implements Emotions in Microlearning

Ed App

Gamification has been in existence for several years. However, it is only since 2010 that corporates have begun to use this learning engagement as part of their training strategy. This is a learning strategy that mixes game mechanics and content to engage learners and thereby turn the entire learning process into a game. The content in the microlearning nugget is designed to address a specific learning objective or outcome. Micro-Interaction.

Gamification: How Gamification Benefits Corporate Learning

Designing Digitally

Gamification is changing the way corporations train! It is high time that corporations think of an alternate method like gamification for training their employees. Web-based gamified learning is the best way forward. Gamification provides engaging and effective learning experiences to corporate learners that actually demonstrate positive results. . How does gamification impact corporate learning? Title: Learners benefit from gamified 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. 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.

Presenting The Current Trends In eLearning

QuoDeck

eLearning is a new era in the learning industry. It provides an individual with the flexibility to learn based on their own time, pace and availability. There are already many number of successful e learning platforms all over the internet like Udemy, Udacity, Teachable etc. or you can even create an e learning platform from various custom eLearning development companies. mLearning or mobile learning has been on the rise. It deals with the short-term 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.

Playing to Learn: 3 Ways Gamification Engages Employees

Coreaxis

When it comes to teaching a new skill or behavior, it doesn’t have to be boring, especially when we include gamification elements. Gamification is the incorporation of game-like features into a non-gaming activity. At CoreAxis, we utilize gamification when creating cutting-edge employee training. Studies have proven that gamification works: not because it makes tedious activities fun, but because gamification increases both employee engagement and knowledge retention.

3 Reasons to Use Serious Games in Training to Increase Workforce Engagement

Coreaxis

They are a step beyond gamification , in that gamification is the use of game-like elements (leaderboards, competition, rewards, etc.) Serious games are a unique approach to training that allow learners to attempt different approaches, learn consequences, solve problems and achieve certain goals all with very little risk to their organizations. When using serious games like simulations though, employees can learn from their mistakes without harming real business outcomes.

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Driving learning program adoption: Demand the right content (part 2)

Litmos

In Part One of this three-part series , I wrote about the value of driving the adoption of your learning program and that there are three keys to success in doing this: 1) the solution 2) the content 3) the learning ecosystem. As Litmos guest blogger, Clark Quinn, wrote in a recent post, The Push Toward Content Curation , “We’re seeing changes in learning needs faster than can be planned and prepared for (e.g. Don’t settle for boring 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.

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). “

A.G.E.S. Model: The Neuroscience Behind Effective eLearning

Coreaxis

One of the key challenges for learning professionals isn’t necessarily that they don’t know how to create effective learning programs. There’s a key element of neuroscience that can be leveraged to create training programs that fully engage learners and improve performance while simultaneously fitting within the reality of corporate restraints though. The more your program can activate it, the more your retention rates will improve.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CATHY MOORE (International e-Learning Thought Leader, Blogger): Cathy Moore is an internationally recognized speaker and writer dedicated to saving the world from boring instruction. 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 Gamified Microlearning Activities To Boost The Impact Of Your Corporate Training

Adobe Captivate

In the last few years, you would have seen two significant trends in online corporate training: A Wider Acceptance Of Gamification For Serious Learning. Today, the use of gamification cuts across most of the corporate training needs ranging from induction and onboarding, soft skills training, professional skills training, application simulations training to compliance training. Instead, it is designed to be a nugget that meets a specific learning outcome.

How to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Your Virtual Training

Coreaxis

Through this format, organizations can essentially recreate the live classroom virtually, with an instructor facilitating the program and responding to participants needs. In order for these programs to actually improve learning outcomes (the goal, after all), there are a few elements that need to be evaluated occasionally – and possibly updated. You most likely defined clear learning objectives when implementing your virtual training.

5 Ways to Engage Non-Technical Employees with Your E-Learning Program

SkyPrep

Implementing a new e-Learning program in your company can be tricky. Your workers might complain about having to take time away from their work schedule in order to learn a new tool. In particular, your non-technical staff might be simply not motivated to focus on e-Learning and might even feel irritated if they have problems using it. Here are few smart ways to motivate your non-technical employees adapt to your Learning Management System (LMS): 1.

Latest Positive Trends In E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

That said, right now it is VR – and there are a lot of folks in the e-learning space – potential customers and vendors who are seeking it out. Deep Learning is on a roll. . If you have never heard the term deep learning before, here are the basics. Down the road it will be able to create the learning path for the learner, regardless if they are a customer or an employee. Major increase in the number of vendors adding deep learning to their system.

The Evolving Role of E-Learning in Corporate Training

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ The future of e-Learning is wide open! Learning doesn’t just happen during business hours in the office or in the classroom. THE JOURNEY: After publishing our post ‘ E-Learning Forecasts & Trends for 2014 ’ a couple of months ago, we received a thought-provoking question from one of our readers, “How is e-learning faring in corporate trainings around the world with respect to ‘effectiveness’?” How will e-learning evolve in coming years?

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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.

Microlearning – Increasing Learning Engagement And Retention

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The ideal duration of microlearning resources can vary from a few seconds to up to seven minutes, as this technique is designed to achieve a specific learning outcome. Some of the most popular forms of micro-learning resources include videos, infographics, gamified challenges, audio snippets, and quick quizzes. The use of these resources enables the learners to actively access the resources, complete the training, and learn to apply the knowledge in practical situations.

Are Learning Experience Platforms the Next LMS?

LearnDash

I’ve recently seen a new term crop up in e-learning blogs, and it deserves some clarification. That term is “Learning Experience Platform,” or LXP. According to some of the blogs I’ve read, the LXP is the next generation of the LMS: more powerful, more flexible, and generally better across almost every e-learning context. Versatile micro learning program options. Case in point: micro learning.

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.

4 Reasons Instructor-Led Training is Killing Your Sales Potential

mLevel

If you want to earn, you’ve got to learn. The problem is that there’s a lot to learn and the world is constantly changing… especially in the digital age. The average sales person only spends 32% of their time selling – and a lot of the remaining 68% are dedicated to learning. It’s the standard learning environment with one teacher or instructor and a group of students. This is how we learn in school – and, later, in a corporate environment, where 59.4%

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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).

Engaging Millennials Through Virtual Training

Coreaxis

It’s not only advised, but essential that training programs are designed with this statistic in mind as more millennials continue to populate organizations across the globe. Based on what we know about their behavior and learning style, here are the best ways to engage millennials via virtual training. This is a generation that grew up on technology and is accustomed to learning and solving problems through computer applications. According to the U.S.