Can Micro-Learning Help Stressed, Unmotivated Learners?

Bottom-Line Performance

I’ve published two posts on micro-learning in recent months. I think “micro-lessons” can be great for some things; I do not think they are the answer to most things. And for learners who are over-extended and not motivated to learn in the first place, they are not the answer at all. Will Thalheimer , someone I respect tremendously in the arena of learning science research and applying research to practices, wrote an extensive comment to my ATD post.

How Micro-Learning Boosts “At the Moment Performance” - Tip #114

Vignettes Learning

We can say with confidence that the goal of leaders, managers, and learning professionals is to help workers achieve optimal "at the moment performance." Then as learning professionals we converge at the moment of performance. Specifically, in the past, our momentum in learning and training is “teaching something.” Teaching was based on rigid curriculums , testing , design , multimedia , presentations , retention , tracking , traditional learning styles and many more.

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Micro learning – the big wave of mobile education

Matrix

It is also the case with how we learn. Micro learning is already established as the wonder child of the online education industry. A normal response to the spectacular growth of mobile learning and an antidote to lack of time and resources in the workplace, bite-sized learning can prove the perfect solution for employees. Yet we are expected to know more and learn faster in order to keep up with everything changing and evolving at work.

The Future of Mobile in L&D

Growth Engineering

The future of mobile learning is sure to change the face of L&D. This means that the learning assets will remain more relevant since the learners are constantly updating them. In fact, we’ll begin to see the hidden 90% of informal learning coming to the fore. Learning gets more Personalised. As the biggest giants in mobile turn to virtual assistant technology (Google Now, Siri, Cortana), mobile learning will likely follow suit. Wearable Learning.

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?), social networking itself is not going anywhere. But how about using social media as vehicles for eLearning? On the other hand, the 140-character limit makes Twitter a handy platform for micro-learning.

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?), social networking itself is not going anywhere. But how about using social media as vehicles for eLearning? On the other hand, the 140-character limit makes Twitter a handy platform for micro-learning.

eLearning for Medical Representatives

Enyota Learning

They can send instant messages, interact with physicians and engage them with relevant content, and collect live commentaries and feedback. With the available digital learning options, med reps get a chance to improve their knowledge and sharpen their skills on the job and on their own time. Specially designed micro-learning modules can deliver value even within a few minutes. The post eLearning for Medical Representatives appeared first on eNyota Learning Blog.

Why Is Personalized Learning Key to Language Learning?

Learnlight

This makes it extra important for the content and activities in corporate language courses to be personalized learning which is tailored to the individual. For this, we need to understand not only each individual learner’s training goals, but also their unique learning style. For a training course to really succeed, both learners and trainers need to take learning style into account. How technology and new learning preferences are shaping modern-day learning.

Collaborative Learning Anthropologist and Specialist (CLA): Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Learning Career or Job Opportunities

Vignettes Learning

Collaborative Learning Specialists - of all types! The common theme in functions is the ability to study and practice the skills of a "Collaborative Learning Anthropologist", ( CLA ). Major changes in learning and training are fundamentally challenging the current and old assumptions, principles and beliefs. There are many opportunities to discover and innovate new learning models. This is the primary task of a Collaborative Learning Anthropologist.