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?

Train your team online: Boost workplace productivity with group learning strategies

eFront

That, apparently, is how people best learn things too. The same goes in school, where teamwork and collaboration have long been encouraged, or in a corporate training setting, which increasingly sees “collaborative learning” approaches becoming more popular. In this post we’ll examine what collaborative learning is, and how you can best approach and implement it for improving workplace productivity. Effective Team Learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Defining an e-Learning Strategy: Planning the Kickoff

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, June 14, 2007 Defining an e-Learning Strategy: Planning the Kickoff In the spirit of building a Community of Practice -- sharing ideas and processes -- I thought Id try and share what I can of a current project. Ive done a lot of e-Learning projects, created a lot of courses, but this is the first time that Ive been a part of the strategy itself.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: How Does Gender Matter in the e-Learning Brain?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, March 16, 2007 How Does Gender Matter in the e-Learning Brain? A post at the Eide Neurolearning blog on Gender Matters in the Learning Brain. Another important reason to understand your audience when developing e-Learning, even along gender lines. Im wondering if any e-Learning designers out there consider these differences when creating courses.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: I Heart My Wiki

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. We installed MediaWiki on our local server a couple of weeks ago and Ive been using it to record everything I can for my e-Learning strategy project. Im a Word power-user and love all the little tricks and shortcuts. My sense is, theyll learn a lot and come into that meeting with great ideas. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

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What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)

Docebo

Today’s enterprise learning strategies require smart solutions that go beyond the capabilities of traditional tools. A Learning Platform empowers L&D departments to drive business growth through their efforts, and a key pillar of this solution is the Learning Management System (LMS). Our complete guide to a Learning Management System is here to help. Our complete guide to a Learning Management System (LMS). on all learning activities.

How L&D Can Deliver Real Strategic Impact to the Organization

Enyota Learning

We keep saying that Learning and Development departments are crucial to an organization’s success. Or, specifically, how can learning and development contribute to your business’s success story? Technology is also becoming a major enabler of how people learn. According to the survey, the firms that experienced growth in the past year embraced technology and made it a crucial part of the L&D strategy. This includes curated learning experiences backed by technology.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Using FaceBook

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, June 19, 2007 Using FaceBook Im trying to expand my horizons a bit these days and have been taking a closer look at a whole bunch of tools out there, including SecondLife and FaceBook. So Ive got this client Im working with to help define an e-Learning strategy , and Im thinking about what role FaceBook should/could play in their plan.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Getting Pysched for FaceBook

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, June 25, 2007 Getting Pysched for FaceBook Im definitely feeling out-of-my element in this whole FaceBook thing. Im trying to get into it and discover its potential professional uses. Im just scratching the surface, I suppose. Theres an e-Learning group -- on first glance it appears to be just a collection of people without the content of the blogosphere.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Job Description

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, May 31, 2007 My Job Description I work at a small e-Learning company, which means I play lots of different roles. The focus here the last few months has been less on creating custom courses for clients and more on building Templates and Learning Portals (think LMS-lite). So, what do I do if Im not doing that? How does their Learning Portal need to work?

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Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Can Games Transform the World? Games seem like a really cool way to add some fun to learning and seem to pose little or no risk to the learning outcome. Fortunately, the question Why persists, and I am beginning to better understand why (and how) we should incorporate games in learning.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. I hasten to say that there are other avenues we wish were getting attention, but we realize the following trends have practical priorities for the majority of our clients: Micro Learning — Short learning segments have multiple advantages, but what stands out is their facilitation of getting to specifically needed content very quickly. You can learn more about Michael here.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life Backlash and Controversy

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. And Im not implying that Im a Second Life naysayer. Ive been exploring the use of Second Life for a client for whom Im developing an e-Learning strategy. Theirs is an audience comprised only of women and Im not convinced Second Life will feel appropriate to them. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Youre So Immature: e-Learning in Some Organizations

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, October 05, 2007 Youre So Immature: e-Learning in Some Organizations Earlier this week I was musing about messes in Messy Learning OK. This post had some great comments which got me thinking about maturity cycles in e-Learning among organizations. So thats a vision of the future of e-Learning. Thats mature e-Learning. Are you a strategy consultant?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. In Ruth Clarks book e-Learning and the Science of Instruction , we learned not to ask a channel to multi-task. Im not saying to leave the info a mystery; Im saying that Ive seen a lot of elearning that seems to underestimate the intelligence of the learner and makes every little thing painfully explicit. Im not sure what to make of it, honestly.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Personalized Personal Work Learning Environmental World

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, June 12, 2007 My Personalized Personal Work Learning Environmental World Tony Karrer asked in the comments on my PLE post yesterday , Im curious if you distinguish your learning environment (tools, skills, etc.) One that Ill have to consider for awhile here.the slow learning of blogging.thoughts trickle down and excited ideas bubble up. Im a Google Girl.

''m only going to say this about 1,000 more times.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art). mobile learning. e-learning. Im tired people, so Im only going to say this about 1,000 more times. Look, we probably learn differently as adults than we do as children. The point (hard to see though as it is) however, is that with learning - the changes are going on inside our own heads and bodies. What learning is NOT is a product. We can do better or worse at creating opportunities for people to learn.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Top Tips

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Amidst client projects and presentations I think Im actually writing more than ever. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Mass Chapter ISPI November Meeting

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, October 20, 2009 Mass Chapter ISPI November Meeting Im speaking at the next Mass Chapter ISPI Meeting, thanks to the always energetic Jean Marrapodi. e-Learning Tools Crash Course: Deciding What Authoring Tools to Use and When So youve heard about PowerPoint, Articulate, Captivate and Flash. In this crash course, well introduce you to a wide catalog of e-learning tools.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Personal Hard Drive

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. But as Mark points out, thats different from "learning." Nevertheless, the storage facility does support the learning process, doesnt it. Then I realized Im a constant notetaker, in the pen-and-paper sense. Thats one way for me to process the information Im seeing/hearing, and the same may be true for at least some live bloggers.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers Tools

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, June 08, 2007 Instructional Designers Tools Theres been a good conversation going on over at Christy Tuckers Experiencing E-Learning blog about instructional design. I think Im somewhat of an anomaly in the field. Maybe Im not an instructional designer at all. Rapid e-Learning tools make building courses almost as easy as writing documents in Word.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Measurement into Our Training-Development Process

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Roy wrote Six Disciplines of Breakthrough Learning. A Guide to Breakthrough Learning for Managers/Participants. (A Roy takes business line; Will takes the professional learning side. Learning News Microsoft just released Semblio , a new authoring tool Skype 4.0 much better video) Question of the Week -- Economy How has economy affected your Learning Unit?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Facebook for the Enterprise

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, June 27, 2007 Facebook for the Enterprise Im still mucking around in Facebook, trying to get it. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Charlie Goes to Digital Mountain

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Im always happy to spread the good word. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des. EdTechTalk Episode #5: Promoting Learning Through.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Rise of Rapid e-Learning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, June 27, 2007 The Rise of Rapid e-Learning Mike Alcock, MD of Atlantic Link Ltd has written an article over at Trainingzone.co.uk: The Rise of Rapid e-Learning. Im going to quote heavily from the article here, inserting my own thoughts along the way. Are they producing high-quality e-Learning? Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Be the Node

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Saturday, June 02, 2007 Be the Node To Michele Martins most excellent post on the Psychology and Skills of Personal Learning Environments. Karyn Romeis talked about "lifewide learning." Im a practical person at heart; not a theory-based one). People have been learning forever without widgets and web2.0. I have a PLE, therefore I am learning on my own terms.

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Free e-Learning books

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. => Dunlap Learning 2.0

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Ive been asking various questions about technology and tools in order to get a sense of where people are at, while also soliciting ideas and input for improving the use of technology to support learning throughout their member organization. This was a little wake up call to me as I sit in my little e-Learning world, trying to immerse myself in all that is new.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Come to Dinner -- Spreading the Word

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. So Im spreading the word and saying: go take the survey and add your own little self into the mix. All of us e-Learning bloggers certainly promote educational technology. And then there are consultant-types who focus on performance improvement within organizations, of which learning and training is a key component -- and thus technology.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Google Docs

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Now I see that you can publish a Google Doc right to my blog, so Im going to try that now. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: ADDIE: Its a Process

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, June 15, 2007 ADDIE: Its a Process This is probably an argument made in any Instructional Design 101 class; I dont think Im saying anything new here. Tom says, (By instructional design, I mean a design model that typically prescribes elements such as learning objectives, presentation of information, practice with feedback, and evaluation that ties back to the objectives.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Personalization does not equal Personal

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Corporations can "personalize" a Professional Learning Environment (aka an LMS), allowing users to add their own widgets; they can allow trainers to update a users training record; they can let the user set preferences. But that does not equal a Personal Learning Environment. Thats just a personalized Professional Learning Environment.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, June 28, 2007 Emerging Technologies in e-Learning I sat in on a lunchtime WebEx presentation with Gary Woodill -- Director, Research and Analysis, Brandon Hall Research. The topic: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning. Developed over 60 e-learning programs. Emerging" = kinds of e-learning that are just starting to show up -- in labs, new company offerings.

Choosing Media - Push vs. Pull - Part 1 of Many

Tony Karrer

In other words, what combination of documents, web pages, emails, IM, SMS, video, audio, podcasts, vodcasts, Faxes, RSS feeds, telephone calls, direct mail, blogs, wikis, recorded presentations, etc., This question is a great way to generate an argument at any dinner table involving learning professionals. If it was easy, they wouldn't be paying us learning professionals so much money. I normally segment my learning strategies fairly quickly into Push vs. Pull.

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The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/21/2010 The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs After a long research, I have created a list of the most updated and popular e-learning blogs regarding e-learning. By doing so, you will: Keep yourself up-to- date with the new software, technologies, and trends relative to corporate e-learning and e-learning in general.