Micro-learning’s unsung sibling

E-Learning Provocateur

Micro-learning is so hot right now. Instead, I’m going to consider firstly how micro-learning might be used in a corporate training context; and secondly, pivot towards something slightly different. How micro-learning might be used. The nature of micro-learning lends itself to the campaign model. Similarly I see an opportunity for micro-learning to be deployed before the training.

Micro-Learning Becoming Latest Trend

LearnDash

Today there is a new trend that is emerging, and it’s micro-learning. I know what you’re probably thinking: “But Micro-Learning Isn’t New…” True. Micro-learning is slowly stepping into the spotlight. In simple terms this means as micro-learning becomes more “trendy”, you are going to hear the elearning industry discuss, study, and innovate around it. Micro-Learning

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4 Micro-Learning Trends to Watch in 2019

LearnDash

Micro-learning is no longer a trend—it’s a permanent e-learning development. It seems like micro-learning has been topping trend charts for years. To my mind, micro-learning has proven that it’s here to stay, and that moves it from a “trend” to a full-blown industry powerhouse, complete with its own trends. If you’re not already finding ways to use micro-learning in your course content, now’s the time to give it serious consideration.

Micro-Learning’s Meteoric Rise

LearnDash

In recent years there has been more discussion around the micro-learning concept. Specifically, the demand for micro-learning has been on the rise. But what is micro-learning? Micro-learning involves the reorganizing of training programs into several short courses instead of one large course. Micro-learning is similar but often includes smaller (micro) segments. Will micro-learning replace elearning as we know it?

How to Use Micro Learning in Your Course

LearnDash

What is micro learning, and how can you use it to your advantage? One such opportunity has to do with micro learning—a trend that has been steadily rising in online education for several years now. The idea of micro learning encompasses micro content , which involves breaking large courses down into smaller pieces. Micro learning is also concerned with the way larger courses are delivered. They want to learn from you.

Google’s Micro-Learning Findings

LearnDash

With the rise of mobile devises there has been more talk about micro-learning. There are many resources to learn more about micro-learning , but in a sentence it is a way to deliver learning content that is optimal for the smartphones and tablets. Mobile learning represents the transition for the elearning standard that has been prevalent for the past 15 years. This form of impromptu learning is almost second nature for people.

17 Awesome Resources on Micro Learning

Learnnovators

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. We have been doodling about the possibilities this learning technique offers while developing cost effective and powerful mobile performance support solutions. Below are the questions we had in mind when we embarked on our journey: What is micro learning?

From Courses to Micro-Learning

ID Reflections

Micro-learning , micro-content, Learning Flows , and mlearning are some the current and upcoming trends in the world of learning and development. Wikipedia describes micro-learning thus: Micro-learning can also be understood as a process of subsequent, "short" learning activities, i.e. learning through interaction with micro-content objects in small timeframes.

Did Cavemen Use Micro-Learning?

Living in Learning

Is learning informal, formal, non-formal, dynamic, continuous, micro, bursted, non-linear, linear, asynchronous, bi-synchronous, tri-synchronous…where will it end? And who really gives a rip what it’s called…as long as learning takes place…AND…sustained workforce performance at the Point-of-Work is the ultimate outcome? Micro-Learning Mobile Learning MOOCs Performance Support Performer Support Social Learning Sustained Capability Technology Video Learning Mobile learning

Not All Micro-Learning is Created Equal

ej4 eLearning

The same advice applies to the trend of micro-learning. The slogan behind micro-learning endeavors are “shorter is better.” Some vendors and educators are taking this to extremes without truly investigating the ideal length of learning material. Just what is micro-learning, and how is it changing corporate learning initiatives? Micro-learning is simply the idea that episodes of learning need to occur in small, digestible bits.

5 Micro-Learning Articles Worth Reading

LearnDash

Micro-learning is somewhat of a newcomer in everyday elearning vernacular. The rise of mobile devices and elearning has resulted in greater demand for micro-content. If you are not yet familiar with micro-learning and you are involved in the elearning industry then now is a good time to come up to speed. Some content is perfect in micro form and other content is not. 5 Must-Read Micro-Learning Articles. Micro-Learning

Micro-Learning Is Bigger Than You Think…And Not Just For Learning

Living in Learning

What the article I'm referencing and comments I read made clear illustrate the gyrations we are heading into now with this “new” micro-learning approach. 70:20:10 Continuous Learning Learning @ the Point of Work Mobile Learning Performance Support Performer Support Rants & Ramblings embedded performance support intentional design Micro-Learning moments of need point of work

6 Ways to Use Micro-Learning in Your Organization

Origin Learning

Micro-Learning is a term gaining widespread popularity, especially in the world of corporate training. A lot of organizations are now looking at ways to replace or support instructor-led training with eLearning and mobile learning because of the huge flexibility that comes with them. What is Micro-Learning? Micro-learning is basically information delivered in bits. There are plenty ways how micro-learning can be made a part of eLearning: Videos.

Micro-Learning: Making Learning Part of Everyday Tasks

Dashe & Thomson

Though the idea has been around for 10 years or so, in recent months I have begun to hear more faint rumblings across my personal learning network (PLN) about the concepts of Micro-Learning and Integrated Micro-Learning. I am intrigued by the idea and decided to explore it further for possible applications in our business and… Continue Reading The post Micro-Learning: Making Learning Part of Everyday Tasks appeared first on Social Learning Blog.

17 AWESOME RESOURCES ON MICRO LEARNING

Learnnovators

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. We have been doodling about the possibilities this learning technique offers while developing cost effective and powerful mobile performance support solutions. Below are the questions we had in mind when we embarked on our journey: What is micro learning?

Micro-Learning: Why Aren’t You on the Bandwagon?

eLearning Brothers

I admit that I seek small learning nuggets during my commute, while waiting for my coffee to cool, or when I’m on-the-go. Traditional learning practices that require lengthy classroom training sessions are not as effective as they used to be. Rather than forcing the new generation of employees to adapt to dated learning methods, more employers are choosing to adapt to their employees through micro-learning. What exactly is micro-learning?

Micro Learning – Small But Mighty!

Growth Engineering

Delivering a mobile learning solution requires a different kind of content. That’s where Micro Learning comes in. Micro Learning is More Snackable. Micro Learning is designed to be accessed and consumed in short bursts. It’s not always the answer for a mobile learning solution. It’s all too easy to drift and become distracted, especially when you’re fitting the learning in around your commute, for example.

Micro-Learning Myth or Must

Tony Karrer

This week on eLearning Learning , the top two articles were funny to see side-by-side: You can find them on the Weekly Edition. Both articles may be interesting to read, but it also highlights how hot Micro-Learning is right now. Lot’s more content can be found on Micro-Learning on eLearning Learning , including it’s Top Ten articles. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

Micro-Learning: The Interactive Way

Harbinger Interactive Learning

What is the first word that comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘micro-learning’? Over a period, videos have become synonymous with micro-learning. Interesting videos with the right story-line, engaging graphics, and optimal speed, can be a great micro-learning aid. In that case, is there a different approach we can look at for developing micro-learning? Personally, I learn really well through Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Reasons to opt for Micro-Learning for Corporate Training

Enyota Learning

Times have changed and so have the needs of learners and their learning patterns. eLearning has brought learning to people at a speed that ensures flexibility in terms of self-paced learning, and adaptability while accessing information and training material on various devices. Today, organizations are always on the lookout for ways to improve comprehension and retention levels of their employees, and this is where micro-learning plays a significant role.

Micro-learning Through The Mobile Platform: Is That Where Learning Is Heading?

G-Cube

Instead, they want learning in short, crisp and bite-sized chunks, which is easy to consume in a self-paced manner. The tremendous growth of mobile technology and its utility for continual learning have made bite-sized learning nuggets an extremely effective way to impart learning, on a variety of topics. As the name suggests, each learning nugget is about three to five minutes long, which is easy to consume at one go. The merits of micro-learning are many.

The Myth of “Micro-Learning”

Bottom-Line Performance

That phrase is “micro-learning.” The biggest take-away many are getting from this infographic is that today’s workers and “modern learners” only have 1% of their workweek to devote to professional development and learning. minutes per day to focus on learning. The concern I have is that we make an assumption that we can and should winnow down all learning initiatives to fit into this 4.8

Micro Learning and Mobile

eLearning 24-7

I’m going to start a revolution by pitching you some radical ideas when it comes to successful micro learning. I’m going to ask you to take a step out of your safe box of training and/or learning & development. They can really push the envelope in terms of micro learning, mobile and engagement (right now more so on the visual only angle, but down the road – hotspots, VR, AR, MR technology). . M-Learning using smartphones.

Why Micro Learning Is the Future of Corporate Training

TOPYX LMS

What does “micro learning” mean to you? Micro learning is not a new concept, but it’s a powerful one. According to eLearning Industry’s contributor Asha Pandey, micro learning consists of “ short, 3- to 5-minute focused learning nugget(s)…designed to meet a specific learning outcome.” Practically, micro learning could entail a learner watching a tutorial on YouTube or reading a 300- to 500-word educational article.

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?

Why Micro Learning Is the Future of Corporate Training

TOPYX LMS

What does “micro learning” mean to you? Micro learning is not a new concept, but it’s a powerful one. According to eLearning Industry’s contributor Asha Pandey, micro learning consists of “ short, 3- to 5-minute focused learning nugget(s)…designed to meet a specific learning outcome.” Practically, micro learning could entail a learner watching a tutorial on YouTube or reading a 300- to 500-word educational article.

The Myth of Micro-Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

There’s no question that micro-learning components can offer effective learning preparation or reinforcement. However, here are four situations where you should explore more robust learning solutions. Click here to read full version

Build Gr8 Micro-Learning Course

eLearning 24-7

For months I’ve been telling folks that if they want to learn how to build outstanding courses, they should surf deep into the search engines, locate the information and begin their learning experience. Unless you are an ID (instructional designer) or e-learning developer who was inspired by Gagne, you are not touching this with a five foot pole. Worse to it all, is the fact that it is completely worthless to any one who is building the following: Micro-learning course.

Micro-Learning Is Bigger Than You Think…And Not Just For Learning

Living in Learning

What the article I'm referencing and comments I read made clear illustrate the gyrations we are heading into now with this “new” micro-learning approach. 70:20:10 Continuous Learning Learning @ the Point of Work Mobile Learning Performance Support Performer Support Rants & Ramblings embedded performance support intentional design Micro-Learning moments of need point of work

What Is Micro-Learning?

Instancy

Microlearning is one of the latest trends in teaching and training spaces. It involves the creation of bite-sized training material that can be understood in a very short time. Microlearning is essentially a means of exposing learners to small chunks of content that they can access whenever they feel like. Let’s take a look at […]. Instancy LCMS Instancy LMS

After Micro-Learning Comes Micro-Practice

Pract.us

Even with an instructional video, you need some practice to learn key skills. Micro-learning, the latest hot approach to corporate training, serves up small doses of information, usually through short videos. After micro-learning, you need micro-practicing. Support for micro-practice includes structure and accountability. Micro-learning videos are available for watching any time. Adopt a learning theme. Learn more here.

Gaming, Micro-Learning and Mobile: The Perfect Trio

Knowledge Guru

If you follow so-called learning trends, you’ve been hearing about micro-learning. Suddenly, learning professionals want to call all of their training micro-learning, even if it does not fit the description. Sharon Boller , president at BLP, offered a word of caution about micro-learning last year as the hype was growing. Like other learning trends such as mobile and gaming, it is not a be-all, end-all solution to every training need.

4 most effective corporate applications of micro-learning?

QuoDeck

Everyone knows what microlearning is, it a more focused bite-sized learning to achieve specific objectives. But often, micro-learning is incorrectly implemented leading to undesirable outcomes for the course. The learner will find it hard recognize key take ways and forget them in days following his learning session. Micro-learning can help break cumbersome courses in smaller portions, each containing 5-10 key take ways that you want the learner to remember.

What is Micro-learning?

QuoDeck

Micro-learning is learning presented as short and focused nuggets of content. Micro-learning presents only as much content as required for learners to achieve a specific learning outcome. With today’s workforce comprising of Generation Z and millennials, it is particularly valuable in corporate learning. Micro-learning solves learning problems that plague today’s workforce. Benefits offered by 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?

What is Micro-Learning?

DigitalChalk eLearning

Recently, we have been hearing the term “ micro-learning ” more often, especially in corporate environments. Micro-learning has quite a few benefits to the students and the instructors. Micro-learning is learning in smaller segments and goes hand in hand with traditional eLearning. Micro-learning can be best when the student truly needs the information or when they are the most receptive. Micro-learning occurs on a daily basis.

MICRO LEARNING GUIDE + 19 AWESOME MICRO LEARNING RESOURCES

Torch LMS

According to the Deloitte 2017 Human Capital Careers and Learning Trends report , the average length of a career is 60 to 70 years. However, the average half-life of a learned skill is only five years, highlighting the need for a faster, efficient form of learning. In today’s rapidly changing business environment, your company must continually find ways to distinguish itself from the competition. The digital age has quickly transformed the way we do business.