Microlearning for Knowledge Retention

TLC Media Design

Whatever your title preference we all have the same goal, not to just write training material, but to have our learners be able to pull out and retain the information that we put in. The post Microlearning for Knowledge Retention appeared first on TLC Media Design, LLC.

Informal Learning


While formal training plays a tremendous role in improving learners’ competencies, most real learning occurs on the job through informal knowledge sharing, coaching, and direct observations. Thus, informal learning is now becoming an indispensable part of a blended learning solution.

5 Steps to Knowledge Retention Success


We truly live in the golden age of information. Even more so, the work-related knowledge that’s necessary for our every day lives. Because what we lack is “knowledge retention”, a term that basically describes our ability to remember what we have been taught.

The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion

Tom Spiglanin

I thought too about other sources of information, such as television news. Even journal articles aren’t necessarily credible sources of information today. The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion. Patti Shank recently wrote about the Burden of an Informed Opinion.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

and knowledge that prepares the learner for those day-to-day actions. knowledge” objectives (the ones that start with understand, know, remember) are. Performance support is the extra bits of information or reminders that extend the training. Seven Simple Secrets to.

The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Performance Learning Productivity

The myth of knowledge transfer The same could be said of the phrase ‘knowledge transfer’. We can’t and don’t transfer knowledge between people. We transfer information. We can create and use techniques and approaches that help and facilitate knowledge acquisition.

Knowledge is created, not communicated

The eLearning Nomad

He said that traditional pedagogy treats people like empty vessels to be filled with knowledge (the “banking” approach to education) and he called for an approach that treats the learner as a co-creator of knowledge. His techniques focus on facilitating groups that create knowledge together while they learn new skills. We can provide learners with information , not knowledge. What do we do with the valuable information we would like to share?

I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

But how do we sort through all this information, effectively filter content, judge the good from bad, and make sense of it all? The answer lies across several domains of a knowledge worker’s practice. What we need is to exercise personal knowledge management, or PKM.

Modern LMS – Imparting Knowledge, not passing information


Breaking down the LMS walls, a paper written by Michael Hotrum of Athabasca University, Canada, questions the relevance of traditional LMSs in successfully imparting knowledge, as opposed to passing information. This hindered the application of new skills or knowledge into actual work.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Managers Page 16 Example 2: Information. If application, knowledge transfer, and. knowledge transfer, we can’t focus on. knowledge delivery alone. a series of learning and knowledge activities, along with a heavy dose of structured. knowledge and demonstrated.

Knowledge Sharing: Your Informal Invitation


Everyone’s talking about knowledge sharing lately, but let’s say you’re still hesitant to join in. We created an informal invitation—really though, it’s a fun infographic—to show you everything you need to know to participate! .

Using Games to Improve Product Knowledge

Knowledge Guru

Product knowledge training is one of the most common types of training in many organizations. The problem with product knowledge training is that we need to take lots of it to really know the facts… but memorizing content is not fun to do. Tips for Product Knowledge Training.

Advantages of Informal Learning for Organizations


For organizations interested in promoting employee growth, a mix of formal with informal education methods may be the key to success. Informal learning refers to the spontaneous, ad-hoc learning most of us engage in every day when we feed our curiosity or explore answers to questions provoked by our environment. This may seem mundane, but some educators estimate that as much as 80 or 90% of the information we learn happens in this casual, unstructured way.

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer


Informal/Social learning is one such major revolution (other than mobile learning and gamified learning) that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’. Course design (formal learning blended with the right mix of informal and social learning).

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

employees have the knowledge and skills. struggle with applying their new knowledge on the job. managers will then use these new skills and knowledge. Apply: With her new skills and knowledge, Sue is ready to try applying SMART in her conversations for a couple of weeks.

70/20/10: The road to greater knowledge retention?


The vast amount of learning delivered within the workplace is through formal classrooms and eLearning courses , but the knowledge gained only accounts for about 10% of the learning that occurs. The post 70/20/10: The road to greater knowledge retention?

7 Knowledge Retention Techniques For eLearning

Obsidian Learning

New post 7 Knowledge Retention Techniques For eLearning on Obsidian Learning. They say that knowledge is power, but it’s only powerful if your learners are able to effectively retain and recall the information when the need arises.

Getting Started With Knowledge Management


In this article you will find a list of basic recommendations that can be used to establish knowledge management in an organization. If your company treats its employees’ expertise with the respect it deserves, you can use the information

Keep It Casual: Crafting Better Informal eLearning Experiences


Whether you’re short on time, learner motivation, or just need to improve your learning culture, informal eLearning experiences offer a fresh, less rigorous way of thinking about learning. Now, informal learning is no new thing. Why Choose Informal eLearning Experiences?

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

information to application and use cases, we focus the training experience and not. mirrors how people acquire new knowledge, try it out through practice, and reflect upon.

Knowledge Management vs. Knowledge Creation

The Peformance Improvement

John Hagel III, John Seely Brown, and Lang Davison , all with Deloitte’s Center for the Edge,   argue that passive repositories of organizational information (i.e., Knowledge Management) have failed to advance learning. They write: The best KM systems succeeded at capturing and institutionalizing the knowledge of the firm. The folks with the knowledge were often reluctant to put what they knew into the database. Is KM dead?

3 Ways to foster a knowledge based organization


3 Ways to Foster a Knowledge Based Organization. In one way or another, organizations today have realized that to confront the cut-throat competition in international market environment, it is essential to become a knowledge based organization. What is a Knowledge based Organization?

Axonify Solves the Employee Knowledge Problem


If you think hard, the common denominator for each of these challenges is knowledge. When employees don’t have the right knowledge, expecting them to be top performers (or even average performers) just isn’t realistic. Learning is only the first step in the knowledge equation.

Managing to Learn, Learning to Manage in the Knowledge Economy

The Peformance Improvement

In our new book, MINDS AT WORK: Managing for Success in The Knowledge Economy , David Grebow and I lay the foundation for companies to compete in the 21st century knowledge economy by focusing on the incredible potential of empowering and enabling people’s minds.

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

information to application and use cases, we focus the training experience and not. mirrors how people acquire new knowledge, try it out through practice, and reflect upon.

6 Ways to Encourage Informal Learning in the Workplace


How to help build informal learning habits in your office. While many organizations turn to various formal learning courses, they should also consider the benefits of informal learning. However, informal learning can have many benefits for businesses and individuals alike.

Closing the Learning-Acquisition Gap with Informal Learning


Many people on your teams already have the requisite skills and know-how, or the Personal Mastery Knowledge, to coach new hires and close the emerging skill gaps. Rolling out Informal Learning. Before take a deeper look at informal learning, let’s look at how we learn.

Knowledge is created, not communicated

The eLearning Nomad

He said that traditional pedagogy treats people like empty vessels to be filled with knowledge (the “banking” approach to education) and he called for an approach that treats the learner as a co-creator of knowledge. His techniques focus on facilitating groups that create knowledge together while they learn new skills. We can provide learners with information , not knowledge. What do we do with the valuable information we would like to share?

Informal vs. Formal Learning: Creating a Blend!


The corporate training world often questions and evaluates the concept of incorporating informal learning. The question always arises whether informal learning can be added to the formal learning and if so, how both can be combined together. Informal learning is the unofficial, unscheduled, and unplanned way to learn and gain knowledge, whereas formal learning is delivered in a systematic, intentional way with a reporting and evaluation process.

Motivation is More Important Than Information

Association eLearning

Motivation > Information”. Why Motivation > Information. People who aren’t motivated don’t get things done, even if they’re knowledgeable. On the other hand, motivated people who don’t have the information they need try to find it.

Research Brief: Measuring the ROI of Informal Learning


We know people learn and retain more information through informal channels , on-the-job experience and coaching, but most companies still expect their people to gain the bulk of their knowledge through more formal, structured means. Measuring the ROI of Informal Learning.

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Bottom-Line Performance Wins Three 2014 Brandon Hall Awards for its Knowledge Guru Platform

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom-Line Performance won two Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology gold awards for its Knowledge Guru Game-Based Learning Platform. One gold award honored Knowledge Guru as Best Advance in Gaming or Simulation Technology. for Cisco’s use of the Knowledge Guru platform.

Knowledge Is in the Cards

Association eLearning

Maybe your association has some baseline information or compliance requirements that all members are supposed to know. If that same information is presented in a way that’s personally significant to a learner, it encourages them to “own” that knowledge and helps them grasp the nuances.

Inspiration trumps information

Clive on Learning

Focus on imparting high volumes of abstract information and all you will achieve is a demotivated, befuddled group of learners. Concentrate on inspiring them, and they will go seek out the knowledge for themselves.

Evidence-Informed Practice

The Peformance Improvement

Some nonprofit organizations, in an effort to improve outcomes for their clients and to be more accountable for results, are applying an “evidence-informed practice” approach to their work. Both of these common ways of thinking are barriers to evidence-informed practice.

What is Informal Learning?

Growth Engineering

According to supporters of the 70:20:10 framework, informal learning could form up to a whopping 90% of everything we take in! Informal learning. Informal learning can take place at any time, completely unannounced. Informal learning on the other hand is like riding a bike.

Contemporary E-Learning: Delivering Knowledge Or Dishing Out Information

Upside Learning

Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? — We take immense pride in meeting project deadlines and delivering courses within budgets; however, somewhere in our quest to showcase our potential, we may have forgotten about the core objective — Delivering Knowledge.

Hire Learners for the Knowledge Economy

The Peformance Improvement

But in the Knowledge Economy , companies need people who can develop their minds. You want people who are always receptive to increasing their knowledge and developing new skills and competencies. It’s the ability to pull together disparate bits of information.

The Advantages of Knowledge Sharing

Dashe & Thomson

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