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?

Conversion of ILT Material Into eLearning Courses – Case Study

Swift eLearning Services

An LMS can eliminate all sorts of complexities that faced during the traditional classroom method learning.

Overcoming the shortcomings of micro-learning

Matrix

Traditionally, training programs take time to be planned and carried out, the process being a very elaborate but not necessarily efficient one. Micro-learning seems to be the appropriate solution to all of these problems. 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. E-learning

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.

Mobile Learning Strategies For Corporate Training

CHRP-INDIA

Mobile learning for corporate training refers to the anytime, everywhere training that is available on mobile devices. It’s right here that effective training and in-depth learning turns out to be crucial. Corporate training and e-learning has reached great heights today. Organizations not only strive to create mobile-friendly learning materials but also believe in the inclusion of mobile workforce within teams. Strategies worth following.

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.

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

Vignettes Learning

However, the remarkable insight is how the robots work after they are all assembled and programmed to perform even more complex tasks. 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.

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.

LEARNNOVATORS PARTNERS CII TO CONDUCT WORKSHOP ON “E-LEARNING STRATEGY & IMPLEMENTATION”

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative e-learning solutions, conducted a workshop on “E-Learning Strategy and Implementation” in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region. The workshop, conducted on 29th January 2016, sought to inculcate the right way of thinking and approaching a learning project, starting from setting goals, right up to evaluating the results of the learning program. Chennai (India).

Case Study- Reducing eLearning Cost to 50% by Using Must-Learn Lessons and Micro-Learning

Vignettes Learning

This case study presents a series of strategies and tactics which help you answer these questions: How do I respond to rapid business needs for e-Learning? What strategy ensures that the software meets rapid development and cost objectives? Here are some excerpts from the article: Rapid e-Learning as a term is an oxymoron. e-Learning is inherently rapid. It provides immediate learning. It is personalized and just-in-time learning at its best.

Evaluating Sales Training Programs

Unboxed

But before you zero in on new training, consider the following when evaluating sales training programs. The more accessible a sales training program is, the more involved your team will be. A study by CLO Magazine reported 70% of employees surveyed felt more motivated to learn when they could access the training on their mobile devices, while 72% reported increased engagement with mobile learning. Micro-learning. Stop Evaluating Sales Training Programs….

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Part II : Where Are You with Your Blended Learning Strategy?

CraneMorley

Thank you for joining us on our second part of our 4 part blog series on which we examine a different type of Blended Learning strategies, and how you could start strategizing or implement these ideas onto your current training plans. In this second post, we are going to look at tactics that can be immediately deployed to improve your blended learning strategy. Micro-learning – as RLO (re-usable learning objects). Micro-learning Learning and RLO.

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. The learning frameworks will have to evolve accordingly. “On-the-job”

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The Incredible Power of Design Thinking in Learning Design

Learnnovators

Though we had been following some of these discussions with much interest, and also trying out integrating the internal development process at Learnnovator s in a loosely structured way around this approach, a recent article by Clark Quinn prompted us to embark on a quest to find answers to the following questions: Is design thinking a new subject, at least in learning design? Or is it already being followed as part of the learning design process?

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MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared. ” Read in conjunction, the two pieces shed a lot of light not only on how today’s workplace is changing but also on its impact on how we learn. How do we know everyone has learned?

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MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 3: Launching a MOOC

Learnnovators

This is a continuation of my MOOC series and also a post that draws a lot from the #MSLOC430 Community and MOOC (“C” type) that I am participating in — the open section of the graduate course in the Master’s Program in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University. Before I plunge into the heart of my analysis and discussion, I want to share a couple of snippets on Networked Learning from Wikipedia. ( [link] ).

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points To Consider

Learnnovators

Having taken the world of higher education by storm (though not everyone will agree), MOOCs are all set to disrupt/re-invent workplace learning. Just as the advent of e-learning created a shift in training paradigms a couple of decades back, MOOCs are set to create another shift today. With the rise of MOOCs, we are also likely to see social, collaborative learning take root in organizations. can be put together to design a “program”.

How to leverage Product Knowledge Training for Increased Sales

Infopro Learning

Product knowledge is important for improving sales performance, but the most successful training programs focus on filling employee knowledge gaps. Infopro Learning assisted this organization first by measuring the existing knowledge gaps of their sales team.

STOP, THINK, FOCUS: 4 Ways to Design Time-Saving Lessons - Tip #208

Vignettes Learning

It was a couple of years ago when I was in Santa Monica when I learned of the BIRD scooters. This illustration relates back to our training and learning industry. We have a lot of these so-called mega time wasters in our training programs. How can you apply the abstraction process to remove time wasters in your training programs? This way, learning is faster, more focused on their needs, personalized. This way, they learn faster, no time wasted.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

“You don’t program Watson; you work with Watson” Here is a fascinating video on what Watson can do. The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change–in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects. How do I see workplace learning shaping up five years from now?

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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). “

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. THE JOURNEY: We, like many out there, are of the view that, though most learning designers possess good levels of skills around the traditional training (formal learning) area, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas.

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.

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

PulseLearning

But is microlearning really a good fit for your online training program? Employees are more likely to remember what they’ve learned because they have the opportunity to reflect on and evaluate the information. Each microlearning online training resource focuses on a specific topic, task, or learning objective. Your staff can immediately apply what they’ve learned to complete tasks and carry out their job responsibilities. Have you tried mobile learning yet?

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 2: DESIGNING A MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

5 Ways L&D Can Adapt to the Evolution of Employees - Tip #197

Vignettes Learning

L&D That Matches the Evolution of Employees Because millennials make up the majority of workers now and in the coming years, it’s important to account for their learning preferences in our L&D programs. Here are 5 ways to match the learning needs of new learners: 1. On-demand, microlearning and story-based learning As new learners are accustomed to getting the information they want when they want it, on-demand and microlearning are unexpendable.

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MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 1: SOME POINTS TO CONSIDER

Learnnovators

Having taken the world of higher education by storm (though not everyone will agree), MOOCs are all set to disrupt/re-invent workplace learning. Just as the advent of e-learning created a shift in training paradigms a couple of decades back, MOOCs are set to create another shift today. With the rise of MOOCs, we are also likely to see social, collaborative learning take root in organizations. can be put together to design a “program”.

It’s Personal: Creating Career Development Activities That Work - Tip #194

Vignettes Learning

They care about how what they do today, in the past, and their learning, prepares them for a new job. So our goal, then, becomes: How do we help people prepare for their next phase or next job or important next learning they need to do to accomplish their personal goals? It’s also important to find ways to incorporate learning opportunities in their day-to-day work. Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning. Career paths are very personal matters.

How to Create Context-Setting Learning Objectives - Tip #162

Vignettes Learning

So how do we help learners focus on usefulness and context of the content and to design and deliver training and eLearning programs to resist the tendency to dump content? Yes, the overload problem is real and manifests in elearning, classroom training and other forms of learning. The need to refocus learning objectives based on the needs of learners becomes apparent. This is the essence of using Story-based Learning Objectives.

Proof of Disruptions - Tip #125

Vignettes Learning

Disruptions in Learning Disruption—as it applies to learning—has taken on a new meaning. In other words, disruptive innovation, or new technology disrupting the status quo in learning and development. As my friend and expert on learning and development Brent Schlenker , rightly puts it: The way I see it, new technology disrupts learning in three ways: Need-based content production. I talk more about these in my Micro-Learning workshops.

Untidy, Disorganized, Unexpected Learning Works! - Tip #112

Vignettes Learning

Impacts of Task Analysis and Needs Analysis in Micro-Learning What is Task Analysis? Task Analysis evolved as part of training and learning science because of the need to identify the activities that learners needed to be trained on. The following are anecdotes that we often hear and observe: “Learners must learn the step by step process.” Consider These Reflections “Learners must learn the step by step process.”—The See a video on recursive learning.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 3: LAUNCHING A MOOC

Learnnovators

This is a continuation of my MOOC series and also a post that draws a lot from the #MSLOC430 Community and MOOC (“C” type) that I am participating in — the open section of the graduate course in the Master’s Program in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University. It takes a relational stance in which learning takes place both in relation to others and in relation to learning resources.”. Learning will simply become integrated into our life-stream.