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. Can a 10-minute learning byte be defined as micro-learning? To me, this is micro-learning.

Drilling employee engagement up with a good learning strategy

Matrix

Ask any CEO about the importance of learning in the organization and the answer will be: it is nothing less than great. Learning is a continuous process and even with so many possibilities for getting information, good structure is still needed.

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced.

Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

The diagram traces the evolution of different social technology and their potential to enforce and enable a deep change in how organizations function and their structure. Read the post, How Social Technology has Emerged as an Enterprise Management Model , for an in-depth understanding.

Becoming a Social Business – Beyond Culture Change

Learnnovators

Over the past few years, the need to become a social business and to promote enterprise-wide collaboration have taken hold in many organizations. The military metaphor dominates the world of business – right from “staff”, “line”, “chain of command”, to “ war for talent”, “ competitive strategy”, and “line of fire ”. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating social learning in the workplace. Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe’s posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany.

Free eBook: eLearning Trends In 2019 – Your Guide To Enhance, Measure, Maximize The Impact And Returns On Your Learning Strategies In 2019

EI Design

This free eBook, eLearning Trends in 2019, the fourth one in this series, has been designed to be your guide to enhance, measure, and maximize the impact and returns on your learning strategies in 2019. Facilitate the application of the acquired learning on the job.

Everyone’s a natural at social learning

Sponge UK

If you don’t ask Google, you ask your friends, family or colleagues when you need to learn to do something new. And that’s social learning. Learning begins when you need to solve a problem. The trouble with Social learning is it’s rather opaque. “How do I…?”

Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

I have written before about the fallibility of trying to have social learning as a bolt-on strategy , on the role of social technology as an avenue for building communities in organizations , and the importance of building communities to facilitate emergent learning.

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. How do we know everyone has learned?

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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.

7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”

Learnnovators

Community members learn together, share feedback, take onus of building the domain. Talented coders and developers come together to learn, share and co-create. We all know that true learning takes place through dialogues.

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] ).

LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

It’s not just because I’m a learning tech fanatic with more than 22 years of LMS/elearning industry experience. Of course, I jumped at the chance to learn and add my voice to the very distinguished mix! 3) How is innovation affecting learning content? You’ll learn:

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Games To Gamification

Learnnovators

Then, as man evolved to the agrarian stage, around 12,000 years ago, he learned to domesticate a few animals and, alongside, grow crops. So we know that game based learning and gamification are not new. They are also defined by rules, skills, strategies and the elements of chance.

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

“Digital mindset” seems to have become another buzzword–rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise–whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general.

Adopt Independent Lifelong Learning to Meet Workplace Challenges - Tip #189

Vignettes Learning

I recently came across two interesting statistics on learning and development. The first one basically says organizations are placing less emphasis on on-the-job training and the other one states that individuals are focusing on independent and continuous learning.

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Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

I wrote about the strategies and benefits of working out loud earlier here and here. A bit more conscious thinking behind why, when and how we use these platforms can transform our daily meandering interactions into purposeful habits around learning, sharing and community building.

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We Need More Learning Engineers - Tip #186

Vignettes Learning

In a South by Southwest ed-tech conference, Bror Saxberg, chief learning officer at Kaplan Inc., noticed something important: There was no discussion about how no one is taking evidence from learning science and applying them in the creation of learning materials or educational experiences.

Marketing Never Ends – How Does Product Education Help?

Talented Learning

E DITOR’S NOTE: Because extended enterprise learning involves multiple disciplines, we sometimes ask other experts to share their insights with our readers. Blog posts, paid advertising, white papers, hero videos, webinars, social media, specialized landing pages – the choices are endless.

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

Home > Learning Technologies , Social Learning > Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? in light of social media. These sound a lot like the definition of Social Learning.

Becoming an Expert: What Has Intuition Got to Do With It? - Tip #199

Vignettes Learning

Harrison and other art historians and Greek sculpture specialists took one look and declared the kouros to be fake. Where Humans Meet Machines: Intuition, Expertise and Learning. Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning.

7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

The digital five forces – Social Media, Big Data, Mobility and Pervasive Computing, Cloud, and AI and Robotics – are disintermediating, disrupting and deconstructing the old world order. It cannot be argued that the digital world calls for constant exploration, experimentation and learning.

Podcast 30: Learning From Customer Conferences – With Tristan Jordan and Tara Pawlak of Community Brands

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 30 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW. To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. Why does learning play such a critical role? What’s your strategy?

What Happens When New Becomes Old? - Tip #89

Vignettes Learning

Have you ever experienced having mastered a web-based learning tool and then be informed that the tool was discontinued? When I saw the image and article from Style Motivation.com "When Old Becomes New" , it reminded me of learning architecture.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

Learnnovators

What is common across the learning modes and methods mentioned? Social learning via an enterprise collaboration platform. Mobile enabled learning accessible anytime, anywhere, on any device of the user’s choice. But first, WHAT IS EMERGENT LEARNING?

Emergent Workplaces: Learning In The Networked World

Learnnovators

A recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. It takes a relational stance in which learning takes place both in relation to others and in relation to learning resources.”

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 5: Skills Learners Need Today

Learnnovators

I have been writing about MOOCs in the context of workplace learning from different perspectives for some time now. The earlier posts… MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points to Consider. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC.

L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

The chat was full of insights and learning, as always. And the trigger for this post was the question: How will learning & development shift in a PDW? Re-imagining Work and Learning in a Networked World. The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning.

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Moving learning back to the business

Challenge to Learn

Moving learning back to the business Learning has become too far detached from the business side of companies. In the days of medieval guilds, you would complete your entire education while working and learning the trade and skills alongside a master craftsman.

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

Increasingly the human workforce will have to take on the unstructured work that requires skills like judgement, decision making, pattern sensing, emotional intelligence, social intelligence, and more. The future will be driven by learning agility, effectiveness, and process innovation.

Inspire others - be a Master Storyteller -Study the Profile and Survey

Vignettes Learning

The Master Storyteller Survey and Profile below is a product of my research on how to help trainers, learning and eLearning specialists to reflect on how well they are applying the ideas of storytelling in improving learning and performance.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities

Learnnovators

is an incisive article by @Josh_Bersin on the way Gen Y views the world of work, leadership, career progression and learning. They will expect and demand to learn differently — social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. CUs were created to meet the unique needs of each organization including their culture, strategy and vision. Social, mobile, and collaboration will be everything (almost). Enable peer-to-peer collaboration and learning.

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Getting Started With Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

I am trying to move to a mode where I’ll write shorter posts more regularly on specific topics, questions posed to me, or an aspect of modern workplace learning that interests me. Share a snippet from the day’s work that captures a learning, a mistake made, or insight gleaned.

What is the 70 20 10 Model?

Growth Engineering

Learning is a lot like cake! These special numbers are the perfect mix of informal and formal learning (2 parts informal learning, 1 part formal training to be exact!). This learning and development formula was developed by Morgan McCall and the Centre for Creative Leadership.

How to Implement a Corporate Wide Story-Based Learning

Vignettes Learning

In the workshops that I conducted on Story-based eLearning Design , participants constantly ask: How do we implement Story-Based Learning in our entire company or in various forms of our learning? What is Story-Based Learning? Hence, this is where we focus our strategies.

Celebrate Your Expertise - Share and Standout

Vignettes Learning

In this fifth installement of the five-part blog series about The All-New TrainingMagNetwork.com Open Learning Environment, we will talk about presenting yourself as an expert and specialist of a specific field. Vignettes Learning Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning.