17 Awesome Resources on Micro Learning


THE QUOTE: “ I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. ”- Winston Churchill. THE JOURNEY: We, at Learnnovators, have been fascinated about micro learning or bite-sized learning. What is its significance in today’s learning scenario?

Micro-Learning Impacts: Training Magazine Event Study

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We just released a study and report on "Micro-Learning Impacts." This study (on-going) was conducted in cooperation with Training Magazine Events showing how learners learn, apply, network, and measure results. Participants reported total learning impacts of $1,600,000.

How Performance Support Apps Are Faring In Today’s Workplaces


THE QUOTE: “ The incredible expansion of mobile technologies is an important factor that will both drive and support the deployment of workplace learning tools and systems in the area of performance support.” – Charles Jennings (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates, and Founder, 70:20:10 Forum ).

10 Myths About Professional Training

Your Training Edge

” Flexible options like e-learning and in-house training make it easier for small businesses to skill-up without taking too much time away from the office. 67% of people now use mobile devices to access learning. Myth #10: “Learning stops outside the classroom.”

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Microlearning – A Small Format with a Big Impact

Artisan eLearning

My guess is that it’s not taking hours-long e-learning courses. But, if you found a short microlearning course that addressed a subject you’ve been stressing about at work,… Case Study News & Announcements Trends & Strategy ATD Awards E-Learning Elearning! Magazine micro-learningWith summer officially here, we’re all ready for holidays, road trips, and family vacations. How do you pass the time when you’re stuck in the passenger seat?

Microlearning – A Small Format with a Big Impact

Artisan eLearning

My guess is that it’s not taking hours-long e-learning courses. Artisan E-Learning at ATD ICE. Diane Elkins conducted a presentation that focused on microlearning with immediate application – a project we completed with Pryor Learning Solutions. Magazine micro-learning

The Evolving Role of E-Learning in Corporate Training


THE QUOTE: “ The future of e-Learning is wide open! Learning doesn’t just happen during business hours in the office or in the classroom. How will e-learning evolve in coming years? It helps us understand why e-learning is the most effective method to train employees.

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Paper Cuts


I’ve been tinkering with it and, in the spirit of Virtual Reality Working Out Loud Week , I’ve decided to share with you what I’ve learned so far. My VR learning journey thus far may be described as joy punctuated by disappointment.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning.

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How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces


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. ” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ How will social learning evolve in the coming years?

A Not-So-Serious Debate on The Serious eLearning Manifesto


THE JOURNEY: Like many of you out there, we too are concerned at today’s state of e-learning which follows ‘ the same old way of doing things ’. The ‘old guard’ in e-learning finds it difficult to believe that what worked in 1980 does not work in 2014. e-Learning: Are You Serious?

Here’s a little something from us to you.

Artisan eLearning

You fuel our passion for building great e-learning courses, and you helped us win this year’s Best of Elearning! magazine. Because of your votes, Artisan received an Award of Excellence for Micro-learning for Outsourced Learning Services. Magazine Giveaway

Three Smart Steps for Success in 2018

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With these three steps, you can begin your year with a learning strategy that is sure to produce great results. Inventory your learning programs. Categorize your learning inventory needs by: What’s existing that you can archive? Have you considered micro-learning?


21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)


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.

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


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. I will highlight a few shifts and trends that will likely have an impact on the role of a CU in today’s world: Capability development and continuous learning will be critical to business success. Enable peer-to-peer collaboration and learning.

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Ryan Tracey – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Ryan Tracey is an E‑Learning Manager in the Australian financial services industry. He is also an Editorial Board Member for eLearn Magazine , a moderator for #lrnchat , and the author of the E-Learning Provocateur blog. Ryan has worked in corporate e-learning for over a decade, following several years in the higher education market. He holds a Master’s degree in Learning Sciences and Technology from the University of Sydney. ABOUT RYAN TRACEY.

Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


He is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office; a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, learning, work styles & collaboration practices. Previously, as Head of Learning & Collaboration at TELUS, Dan was responsible for the overarching learning, collaboration & leadership development strategy for the company. In 2012 he appeared on the front cover of T+D Magazine and Chief Learning Officer Magazine.

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Learning Technologist, Director – Onlignment Ltd. & Clive is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning. All on-job learning’ is not enough.

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Stop Applying Band-Aid to Your eLearning and Training - Tip #192

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They also prefer learning to be “continuous” and “self-selected and self-organized.” As Hart mentioned, the solution is to raise engagement like VR, games, social learning, etc. And, learners learn from each other rather than informal learning.

Are You Breaking Learners’ Trust? - Tip #133

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As learning professionals, we have a contract with our learners. Entrust In a learning environment—and in fact, any relationship—there needs to be a two-way trust. Learners trust learning professionals to share with them something valuable and useful. Learning Heroes.

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Cognitive Tunnelling: How to Achieve Focus Through Stories

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Mental Models and Learning Design Designers and trainers can take advantage of the principles of mental models in their workshops and courses by asking story questions. Wired Magazine, July/Aug 2016 issue. Vignettes Learning Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning.

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. Recently, these learning trends and delivery methods have converged to make a new trend, microlearning , possible. What is Micro-Learning?

Are Your Learners as Intelligent as They Can Be?

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The research of Wegner and Adrian, as well as the studies of Dr. Gary Small from University of California Los Angeles, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, made me ponder what impact their findings have on the way we design and deliver learning. Research by Daniel M.

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Follow the Crumbs of Insight

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This is the third installment of the five-part blog series about the The All-New TrainingMagNetwork.com Open Learning Environment. At Training Magazine Network , we capture the crumbs of insights as they happen. Their learning preferences and interest areas are captured by the system.

Freedom to Learn and Pursue One's Expertise

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I am proud to share that in a few weeks, Training Magazine Network will release a new first-of-its kind member service. CPT, ID (ILT, JA+): I am humbled by the experience and learning during the Path2X platform creation and making it available to our members.

Dropping the Bomb: Using New Information to Zap Life into Learners

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Throwing a Learning Surprise Party The essence of an effective surprise is contrast. This group shown new images remembered more and better than the other group, because what they saw was fresh and effectively surprised the brain into remembering and learning.

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Online Learning Has Become The New Normal


Back in 2004 I was working a summer internship at an automotive supplier, and during my time there I was tasked with helping set-up an internal “corporate university” This was my first taste into what we know as e-learning today, and it sure was different. The e-learning universe has grown considerably since 2004. There are learning management systems everywhere at various price-points. Simple: it’s the new “normal” way that we learn.

"Humans are suckers for scale" - The Art of Simplexity

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In the June 23, issue of Time Magazine, page 61, the article on "The Art of Simplexity " states: "A houseplant, with its microhydraulics and fine-tuned metabolism, may be more complex than a manufacturing plant." Social Learning, Rapid Learning, Mobile learning, etc.)

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

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founded 2010) has trademarked the term “Microlearning”, reported by Chief Learning Officer. 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 Mobile Learning Facts L&D Managers Should Know

Obsidian Learning

Does this automatically translate into employees being ready to learn on their phones? In either case, you’ll need to determine if mobile learning deliverables will function properly on the devices. Employees, especially millennials, expect dynamic mobile learning.

Rants on Buzz Words, E-Learning Style

eLearning 24-7

A learning experience. I’ve been hearing it quite a bit in the e-learning world. In all seriousness though, every LMS, learning platform and various subsets since the days of them going online, include learning experiences. A learning experience.

The art of training — Is it really art?


Same goes for e-learning. Running surveys , figuring out the learning gaps and finding the most appropriate tools to fill them are all very concrete actions. I, personally, am all for art for the people.

7 + 1 learning and development apps for businesses


From trivial uses like games and silly pastime activities, to more serious ones, like monitoring body functions for sick people, or learning new languages — and everything in between — mobile apps have conquered all the smartphones. 7 + 1 learning and development apps for businesses.

RIP Gamification


The answer was never in gluing gimmicks to the same old training content, it was in making an actual game that helps people learn through play. No, you need a full experience that’s impossible to ignore, stuffed with Booster Games and micro-learning games and all kinds of goodness!

Evaluating Sales Training Programs


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.

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This is especially true in the L&D (Learning & Development) industry, with new consulting firms emerging on a daily basis. In the latest release of one of their popular lists, Consultants Review named Learnnovators among the “25 Most Promising Learning & Development Consultants – 2016” The list is drawn up based on solid research carried out by the magazine’s editors, and is an endorsement of Learnnovators’ capabilities and commitment to the L&D space.

6 Training Trends for 2018 (and 3 you’re still not doing right)


Join our very own Dave Romero and Nikki Shaw for a fun, interactive webinar with Training Magazine where they’ll go more in-depth with these hot 2018 training trends. As we turn the calendar into 2018, training leaders are looking for the next big things in learning and development.