3 Steps to Creating a Microlearning Strategy: Dallas Lunch & (Micro)Learn Highlights

Grovo

Last week, I had the privilege of hosting a Microlearning ® strategy session for local L&D practitioners in Dallas. At the event, I interviewed Jayson Maxwell from Six Flags about his success in identifying and deploying a Microlearning ® strategy to solve for his company’s compliance and regulatory training needs. For those of you who missed the event, here’s an overview of my three-step Microlearning® strategy and the key learnings from our discussion.

7 Reasons To Integrate Microlearning Nuggets Into Your Mobile Learning Strategy

Dan Keckan

You can’t talk about mobile learning without considering microlearning. And what significance does it hold for your mobile learning strategy? Mobile Learning Micro Learning Microlearning Best Practices Mobile Learning Benefits Mobile Learning DesignBut why is it so talked about in L&D? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Why Does Micro-Learning Mean Better Learning? - Tip #129

Vignettes Learning

Micro-learning! While micro-learning may not be a “one size fits all” solution, studies show (e.g. Job and Ogalo, 2012 ) that “microlearning effectively delivers work-based need for knowledge.” Learning Can Take Place in Inter-Spaces and “Just In-Time” Kim Ruyle, president of Inventive Talent Consulting in Coral Gables, Florida, recalls a time when thick technical manuals loaded in motorized carts were sent to factories. How to Make Microlearning Matter.

3 Strategies for Sure-Fire Micro-Learning Success - Tip #127

Vignettes Learning

For trainers and designers, this means a shift in how we should view learning and content. From “all content is important,” I propose we should focus on learning that helps learners perform their jobs. Focus on Micro-Actions Micro-actions are very specific actions that learners do which result in improving their performance. Micro-actions work because they address two very important issues. Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning.

Micro-Learning Leads to Rapid Skill Acquisition - Tip #134

Vignettes Learning

Quickly Learn New Skills Through Micro-Learning To survive in a technology-driven environment, workers must learn new skills quickly and efficiently. 4 Strategies to Acquire New Skills Fast Image 1. ZAP™ Micro-Learning Principles How long does it take someone to learn a new skill? Below are 4 strategies to learn new skills fast. Fix it, change it What skills do workers need to learn? How to learn a new skill in 20 hours.

Is micro-learning the solution you need?

QuoDeck

Micro-learning (a.k.a. micro learning or micro-learning) is an emergent learning strategy known for quickly closing skill and knowledge gaps. What is Micro-learning? Some in the industry conceptualize micro-learning as a small and informal self-directed learning experience arising from one’s personal learning environment, such as watching a Ted Talk or taking a lesson from Khan Academy.

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.

5 Success Strategies in Micro-Learning Implementation - Tip #115

Vignettes Learning

The five mother sauces are analogous to the five core success strategies in the elements of Micro-Learning. They make learning enjoyable so that it stays in our memories as flavorful and artistic experiences. Simply put, implementing Micro-Learning is like finding the right sauce to spice up a dish. I explained this in " How Micro-Learning Boosts 'At the Moment Performance' ". In short, insert Micro-Learning in the workflow.

6 Amazing Examples of Using Micro Learning Videos in Corporate Training

Adobe Captivate

Learning strategies have been developed for the past few years to adapt to the changing learner dynamics. Specifically, using Microlearning techniques in combination with eLearning videos amplifies the impact to a whole new level. Microlearning Videos are short and focused and can be used as a standalone nugget that offers a specific learning takeaway; it can also be utilized as part of a longer learning path.

Why is Micro-Learning Futile? How to Fix It - Tip #126

Vignettes Learning

Each time I try to shrink or compress content to turn it into micro-learning, I face the ultimate boundary that micro-learning has to do with the learner and worker's ability to use the content to some useful end. I arrived at this by breaking down the parts of the micro-learning and learn how each part works. Where is the fix in our micro-learning approaches? This helps me correct my misunderstanding of micro-learning.

Hands-On #4: Download your Micro-Learning Flashcards Demo Source Files

Vignettes Learning

In the context of Micro-Learning, instant learning happens. I love this a lot in route learning - 10 x 5 (card one), then the back of the card shows the correct answer 50. Flashcards work well in Micro-Learning in the memorization of basic key ideas. The biggest benefit of Micro-Learning Flashcards is in the fundamental format of making a small bite of idea or concept repeatedly memorized.

Micro-Learning: Its Role in Formal, Informal and Incidental Learning

ID Reflections

What is micro-learning? What characteristics define micro-learning? In this post, I have looked at micro-learning from the point of view of efficacy as well as applicability. Microlearning deals with relatively small learning units and short-term learning activities. Generally, the term ''microlearning'' refers to micro-perspectives in the context of learning, education and training.

Hands-On #3: Download Your Copy of the Micro-Learning Chatbot (Emulation)

Vignettes Learning

The worlds of Learning Machines and Deep Learning are now vocabularies borrowed from the cognitive sciences and now applied in technology. IBM touts its Watson to be a learning machine capable of deep learning and more capabilities. Iphone has SIRI as an advance learning machine. From a learning view, we all wonder how this really works. Why are chatbots micro-learning tools? Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning.

5 Reasons to Integrate Microlearning in Mobile Learning Strategy!

Hurix Digital

And due to time being the rarest of commodities available, learning avenues for them need to be easily accessible, quick, concise, and readily available at the time of need. Such continually evolving demands of modern learners gave birth to a new trend of learning, delivered through small chunks of online courses, referred to as Microlearning. As opposed to traditional learning design, microlearning offers an excellent way of managing time.

Overcoming the shortcomings of micro-learning

Matrix

Micro-learning seems to be the appropriate solution to all of these problems. Read more: 10 Advantages of microlearning in online training. Modules are generally concise and have a single learning objective. Bite-size learning units come in a great variety – they can be videos, presentations, short quizzes, podcasts or infographics just to name a few. Overcoming the shortcomings of micro-learning. E-learning

Microlearning: The New Age Learning for Accelerating Learners’ Performance

Paradiso

Most of the time, learning becomes a challenge when it is intensive, elaborated, and vast. However, when this learning is broken down into bite-sized approaches, it becomes an expert solution called Microlearning. What is Micro learning? Supports Quick Learning.

Microlearning: The New Age Learning for Accelerating Learners’ Performance

Paradiso

Most of the time, learning becomes a challenge when it is intensive, elaborated, and vast. However, when this learning is broken down into bite-sized approaches, it becomes an expert solution called Microlearning. What is Micro learning? Supports Quick Learning.

Gamification And Microlearning: A Dynamite Combination

Dan Keckan

Smartphones have changed the way we learn, and the learning strategies that leverage it for training have become popular. In this article, I outline how you can combine gamification and microlearning to influence employee performance. Gamification Gamification Benefits Gamification Tips Micro Learning Micro Learning Best Practices

Hands-On #5: Are You Ready for Micro-Learning Jobs? Check Out Your Skills

Vignettes Learning

The push for Micro-Learning has established a firm footing among companies, consultants, suppliers and vendors. In the process they have began recognizing that Micro-Learning jobs are actually needed now and the talent supply is scarce. Download the PDF on "Micro-Learning Emerging Job Functions" The "Micro-Learning Emerging Job Functions" article covers the following below. Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning.

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6 Amazing Examples of Using Micro Learning Videos in Corporate Training

EI Design

Learning strategies have been developed for the past few years to adapt to the changing learner dynamics. Specifically, using Microlearning techniques in combination with eLearning videos amplifies the impact to a whole new level. Microlearning Videos are short and focused and can be used as a standalone nugget that offers a specific learning takeaway; it can also be utilized as part of a longer learning path. MicroLearning

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. Section 2: I list trends featuring learning strategies with a proven track record of delivering a better engagement quotient and higher training impact.

Ray’s Top Blogs on Microlearning - Tip #163

Vignettes Learning

Here are Ray’s top blog-tips to jumpstart your 2018 Microlearning goals and forward steps. Breaking 10 Training Rules Using Microlearning - Tip #105 Rule-breaking is important and necessary to change things that have ceased to work. How Microlearning Boosts “At the Moment Performance” - Tip #114 Everyone in one way or the other, does "at the moment performance" everyday. Micro-Instant Learning - Tip #123 Instant learning suggests a sense of immediacy and urgency.

Microlearning Madness: 25 Great Resources

Knowledge Guru

Over the last five to ten years, corporate learning professionals have scrambled to engage their learners in an increasingly digital world. Learning trends such as mobile, gamification, game-based learning, performance support, use of learning science and interactive video are all attempts to capture learner attention and engage them on a deeper level. Recently, these learning trends and delivery methods have converged to make a new trend, microlearning , possible.

Microlearning: The Misunderstood Buzzword

Learning Rebels

In case you’ve been under a rock the last year, Microlearning is THE new buzzword for training. Tony Bingham stood on the stage at ATD ICE 2017 and announced that we, as learning professionals, and as an industry best get off our collectives butts and get onboard. Microlearning is NOT a new term. Microlearning has been around for as long as people have been creating work aids to put toner in copy machines. That microlearning is some newfangled learning process.

How Visual Arts Inspire Microlearning Lessons - Tip #201

Vignettes Learning

Adding One Level of Exaggeration to Your Microlearning Lessons Exaggeration is a potent method of bringing learners’ attention to an important or critical message or lesson. According to Clark Quinn , an expert in learning technology strategy and Executive Director of independent consultancy firm Quinnovation, “We should be thinking about exaggeration in our learning design.” In microlearning, exaggeration can hone learning ideas.

5 Best Microlearning Platforms for 2022

Edume

Are you looking for a tool to help you create and deliver tailored microlearning programs to your workforce? Here are the top microlearning platforms for 2022, the features they offer and which companies’ they are most optimized for. Jump to: What is microlearning?

A Case Study on Microlearning as Performance Support to Reinforce Existing Training

Adobe Captivate

Microlearning, one of the hottest eLearning trends, is catching attention amongst eLearning fraternity like never before. Our recent discussion on a LinkedIn group received a stream of thoughts and perspectives on microlearning. In this blog, we will discuss the microlearning case study that illustrates how we’ve developed and delivered microlearning course/application as performance support to reinforce existing training. Then What is Microlearning?

The Top 7 Microlearning Examples in Everyday Life

mLevel

The Top 10 Microlearning Examples in Everyday Life. per the expert team of learning professionals at mLevel). Microlearning is one of the biggest buzzwords in the L&D space today, but chances are you’re already experiencing all kinds of microlearning examples and scenarios in your day-to-day life. Besides, there is an old joke that demonstrates all you really need to know about microlearning. Microlearning in Everyday Life Example #2.

Gamification And Microlearning: A Dynamite Combination

Adobe Captivate

Smartphones have changed the way we learn, and the learning strategies that leverage it for training have become popular. In this article, I outline how you can combine gamification and microlearning to influence employee performance. Gamification And Microlearning Is A Dynamite Combination. We, at EI Design, have been offering learning and performance support solutions for over 16 years. How Are We Learning Today? Learn something new.

Big Ways Microlearning Helps Employees

Coreaxis

This is where microlearning comes in. What is microlearning? This innovative learning strategy allows employers to relay smaller chunks of information that are more digestible and cost-effective. Microlearning allows the learning process to move quicker so that the employees can retain more information. Microlearning helps employees absorb information by working with the employee’s mindset, not against it. Click here to learn more: [link].

Is Microlearning The Solution You Need?

The eLearning Coach

Microlearning (a.k.a. micro learning or micro-learning) is an emergent learning strategy known for quickly closing skill and knowledge gaps.

Who Owns “Microlearning?” The Learners Do. Not Grovo.

Vignettes Learning

founded 2010) has trademarked the term “Microlearning”, reported by Chief Learning Officer. Microlearning is too fundamental both as a process and for its value. It is acting so “UN-Microlearning.” By its actions, it claims their brand is the only way to do Microlearning. 2007 Micro-Learning Impacts - Training Conference Study Click here to access the ebook. Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning. Grovo, Inc.

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7 Reasons Stories Work for the Modern Learner - Tip #210

Vignettes Learning

Storytelling has been a very effective learning tool since time immemorial. But even with the changing learning landscape, big shifts in work environments and tech disruption, why do stories in eLearning designs still work? Modern learners’ behavior, attitude and motivation towards learning have evolved over the years. In a typical work week, workers only spend less than 25 minutes on learning. Instant learning through hyper-stories addresses that need.

The Strengths of Microlearning Today

Meridian

For the learning community, the results are old news. Learning professionals have been battling shortened attention spans for decades. Increasingly time-strapped employees with short attention spans, competing demands, and long to-do lists simply don’t have time for long, time-consuming learning and development activities. Which is why many learning pros have turned to learning’s newest trend, microlearning, to engage and educate learners.

What is Microlearning? How to Easily Incorporate Microlearning Content into Your Learning Strategy

eThink Education

Ever felt like you were told to learn or s tudy something that you considered “busy work” and felt as if it were a waste of your time? In both traditional classroom and workplace learning settings, instructors and training managers find they need to innovate in order to continually provide the optimal educational experience as learner needs and preferences change. What Is Microlearning? . In other words, it is just-in-time learning. Learn More .

5 Big Don’ts for Successful Webinar Presentations - Tip #211

Vignettes Learning

Don’t drag with facts I have learned, from my experience in doing webinars, that you immediately lose your audience’s attention the moment you start your presentation with facts. Nothing is enticing nor motivating about going through a litany of learning objectives, or stating compliance policies, or showing a bunch of technical data. Not everyone is born with great presentation skills but it can definitely be learned. Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning.

Corporate Microlearning: 5 Benefits and 4 Drawbacks eLearning Professionals Should Know

PulseLearning

But is microlearning really a good fit for your online training program? In this article, I’ll explore the benefits and drawbacks of corporate microlearning. Microlearning involves brief bursts of information that focus on a specific topic or task. Here are the most notable pros and cons of taking the corporate microlearning route in online training. 5 Benefits Of Corporate Microlearning. 4 Drawbacks Of Corporate Microlearning.

Microlearning: The Emerging Instructional Design Strategy in Elearning

Adobe Captivate

Microlearning is an emerging instructional design strategy and has been a buzzword both in eLearning Industry and Learning & Development landscape. In this blog, we will dive deep into microlearning to find its characteristics. And this younger generation wants to have a complete control over what they learn, how they learn and when they learn, provided the learning is completely relevant. What is Microlearning?

Microlearning That Kicks Learners Into Thinking and Acting - Tip #202

Vignettes Learning

Microlearning is (or should be) like that. How can we apply it to microlearning? Zoom In and Focus Microlearning comes in different formats: videos, courses, infographics, games, simulations and many more. But underneath these various ways of presenting microlearning lessons is a core principle that should guide designers and trainers. All microlearning content should should zoom in and focus on a single problem or issue that the learner needs to solve or address.

How You Can Use Mobile Learning Apps For Microlearning-Based Training

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I will outline what mobile learning apps are and the benefits they offer. Using Mobile Learning Apps For Microlearning-Based Training: Introduction. Learning and Development (L&D) departments the world over recognize the power of this medium and are looking to “tap” (or “double tap” if you like) into the potential it has on offer. In this article, I will outline what mobile learning apps are and the benefits they offer.