Micro-Learning Becoming Latest Trend

LearnDash

A few years back gamification was all the rage. Today there is a new trend that is emerging, and it’s micro-learning. I know what you’re probably thinking: “But Micro-Learning Isn’t New…” True. Micro-learning is slowly stepping into the spotlight. In simple terms this means as micro-learning becomes more “trendy”, you are going to hear the elearning industry discuss, study, and innovate around it.

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?

Micro Learning and Mobile

eLearning 24-7

I’m going to start a revolution by pitching you some radical ideas when it comes to successful micro learning. I’m going to ask you to take a step out of your safe box of training and/or learning & development. They can really push the envelope in terms of micro learning, mobile and engagement (right now more so on the visual only angle, but down the road – hotspots, VR, AR, MR technology). . M-Learning using smartphones.

Gaming, Micro-Learning and Mobile: The Perfect Trio

Knowledge Guru

If you follow so-called learning trends, you’ve been hearing about micro-learning. Suddenly, learning professionals want to call all of their training micro-learning, even if it does not fit the description. Sharon Boller , president at BLP, offered a word of caution about micro-learning last year as the hype was growing. Like other learning trends such as mobile and gaming, it is not a be-all, end-all solution to every training need.

4 types of navigation flows for micro-learning courses

QuoDeck

Micro-learning online courses have been easily accepted by today’s millennial workforce. There are no large chunks of content to process, and it facilitates learning rather than imposing it on the learner. This is the traditional flow of learning management systems. Modules are generally released over a period with regular intervals, and a break in the sequence would make the learning difficult to understand.

How to Combine Gamification with Stories and Micro-Learning (Live Prototype)- Tip 106

Vignettes Learning

Smorgasbord and Buffet Smorgasbord and buffet of learning approaches and technologies are abundant. So in this tip, I am posting ideas on combining of stories, micro-learning and gamification. Karl Kapp and Thiagi Karl Kapp and Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan , leading thought leaders in games and gamification, suggest that at the heart of gamification is the use of stories and discovery.

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. . Increased Employee Engagement: Micro-learning by definition is short, so learners will usually finish a Microlearning ‘nugget’ within a 1 to 5-minute window.

RIP Gamification

Lemonade

You may want to sit down for this, but gamification … it’s dead. I mean, we’re fighting for employee mindshare against attention-sucking behemoths like mobile devices, heavy workloads, and social networks, and we really thought a few drops of gamification could turn the tide?

RIP Gamification

Lemonade

You may want to sit down for this, but gamification … it’s dead. I mean, we’re fighting for employee mindshare against attention-sucking behemoths like mobile devices, heavy workloads, and social networks, and we really thought a few drops of gamification could turn the tide?

BLOG: Can Micro-Learning Environments Lead To More Relevant Training?

Unicorn Training

In his latest blog on last month's NextGenLMS Conference, Unicorn's Stuart Jones, is intrigued by MillerCoors' top down approach to learning. Steve Buchman at MillerCoors discussed micro-learning environments and how MillerCoors are using some really innovative approaches to create a total blended learning environment across their own organisation right through to vendors selling their products.

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 WEBINAR SERIES ON “GAMIFICATION”

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative e-learning solutions, recently conducted a webinar series on “Gamification” in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region. The webinar series 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).

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).

7 eLearning Trends the Most Useful for 2021

eAbyas Info Solutions

Nobody thought that a pandemic would strike like so hard, let alone every kind of business and learning. Though most of the businesses and learning came to a grinding halt, but not the eLearning industry. Mobile Learning. Micro Learning. Video-based Learning.

Trends in Technology-aided Learning: 2015 and Beyond

G-Cube

Today, the effectiveness as well as cost-effectiveness of technology-aided learning is an established fact – both within and outside the corporate world. Technology-aided learning is now a huge and booming industry, with an estimated market value of $107 billion in 2015 (Source: Forbes.com). It makes perfect sense to end the year with a review of the trends that are set to define the learning industry in the coming year. e-Learning New Ideas Research

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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 means leveraging new technologies to deliver non-traditional instruction.”- This is mainly because designing informal and social learning experiences for workplaces demands a diverse and unique set of qualities.

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. While high-end virtual reality hardware is available – and more will become available this year – the folded paper option is the perfect gateway for exploring this emerging technology. My VR learning journey thus far may be described as joy punctuated by disappointment.

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.

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. They realize that someone who has taken a course, or better yet, taken a course and earned a certificate on the subject has learned these skills to a particular standard. 67% of people now use mobile devices to access learning. Myth #5: “E-learning is not as recognized as in-person training.”

‘Karma points’ keep employees motivated

QuoDeck

Gamification encourages healthy competition, and the immediate incentives range from gift vouchers to virtual one-on-ones with the CEO for racking up a certain number of ‘karma points’. To ensure learning and collaboration was engaging and interactive, a gamified module was created on its app.

Mini glossary of technology in learning

KnowledgeOne

Learning is increasingly taking place in a technology-driven mode, whether or not it is combined with traditional classroom settings. What is Adaptive Learning? Another term used: intelligent adaptive learning. What is Gamification?

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. What Is Gamification? Gamification

Five Reasons Why Gamification and Mobile Learning Are a Perfect Match

PulseLearning

In this article, we discuss five reasons why gamification and mobile learning are a perfect match, providing a host of advantages for your learners and your business. Gamification and mobile learning continue to be two of the most important trends in online learning for 2017. In fact, gamification and mobile learning go hand-in-hand and when combined, the benefits amplify. Increases engagement and extends learning through social media integration.

Mobile Learning Trends

Instancy

Educational, training institutions and eLearning content publishers must adapt themselves to the new technological landscape in order to keep their courses and learning materials relevant to today’s learners. The development of educational mobile apps provides exciting new ways to develop educational courses that are both effective in reaching educational objectives for teachers and rewarding to […].

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.

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.

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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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.

E-Learning Forecasts & Trends for 2014

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Online learning is not the next big thing, it is now big thing.” – Donna J. THE JOURNEY: Where is e-learning heading? As we know, the e-learning market is evolving dynamically, witnessing newer horizons day after day. It’s almost a year since we published our last forecasts on the e-learning trends. What were some of the interesting predictions for the global e-learning market for 2014? What are the key global e-learning market trends today?

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10 Technological Trends That Are Changing the Way We Learn

Ed App

Effective training is needed to provide the required skills to meet the challenges in the world of technology and automation. Here are some of the trends that will change the world of training in the coming years: Ensuring accessible learning. Providing effortless learning experience will ensure the greatest impact on the learning application. Repackaging the training into micro-learning modules is a quicker way to develop training.

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. Technology is merely an amplifier and enabler.

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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). “

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.

2014 – The Year In Review

Learnnovators

2014 has been a wonderful year for us, because it was replete with LEARNNOVATIONS (learning innovations). This series reflected our die-hard commitment to promote ‘good learning’ amongst the members of the learning community. Some of the questions we wanted to explore through this initiative were: What does future learning look like? How would people learn in future? to help the learning community create amazing learning experiences.