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.

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.

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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 AND RETAIL INDUSTRY

Adobe Captivate

With this being said, the question that pops up is that where is the “time” to learn and upskill? How can the employee learning experience be improved in such an environment of implacable stress? Skill development in retail industry is challenging and the key challenge is rapidly changing product offerings and delivering the need to offer “Just-in-time” learning to the employees. Now, enters microlearning. Let’s have a look at a few microlearning strategies.

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. Read more: 10 Advantages of microlearning in online training. Modules are generally concise and have a single learning objective. Overcoming the shortcomings of micro-learning. E-learning

Megatrends in MOOCs: #4 Microlearning Paths

Your Training Edge

This larger picture here is not just a shift in how learning is measured, but an entire re-visioning of what effective training looks like. Standard models of training, whether they are instructor-led or computer-based, look like very much like college classes—employees are taken out of their normal work environments to spend four or eight or forty hours “learning” things they may or may not encounter in their day-to-day jobs, and likely won’t remember if they do.

Micro learning platforms: 10 things to look for

Ed App

Micro learning platforms are becoming increasingly popular as more and more instructional designers and L&D professionals come to realise their effectiveness for learning. In this article we’ll examine what to look for in an LMS and authoring tool – the backbone of any micro learning platform. What is a micro learning platform? Microlearning is the practice of breaking information down into easily-absorbed bite-sized chunks.

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.

Is Micro Learning Shaping the Future of Corporate Learning and Development?

ProProfs

This is one of the key reasons why microlearning is the preferred choice nowadays. What is microlearning? Well, microlearning is all about offering small and digestible morsels of information to learners so that it is retained for long. It has been observed that microlearning module usually spans across 10 minutes in duration. Apart from being self-standing, they are capable of addressing one learning objective using a comprehensive approach.

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.

3 Creative Ways to Engage Employees with a Micro-Learning LMS

Ed App

As an employer, there are several advantages to using micro-learning as part of your training strategy. . In addition to increasing the efficiency of knowledge transfer by 17%, according to a 2017 Journal of Applied Psychology paper, these advantages can roughly be broken down into three main areas: Time and Cost Savings: Micro-learning reduces or eliminates the need for travel, reduces time away from the workplace, and makes scaling your training programs more cost-effective.

Microlearning – Increasing Learning Engagement And Retention

G-Cube

Microlearning refers to a teaching technique that involves delivering content to the learners in small and specific bursts. The ideal duration of microlearning resources can vary from a few seconds to up to seven minutes, as this technique is designed to achieve a specific learning outcome. In order to capture the complete attention of the learner, Microlearning resources are delivered in rich media formats that can be accessed on any device. Benefits of Microlearning.

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.

Microlearning Case Study: Just-In-Time Information For Faster Learning

Adobe Captivate

An Informative Microlearning Case Study. Microlearning is a delivery format that owes its wide acceptance not only to the fact that it addresses the attention span challenge but also to the increased adoption of mobile learning or mLearning. Microlearning-based training finds a natural alignment to the learning on the go that can be consumed by the learners on the device of their choice and when they need it. What Is Microlearning?

Perfect Partners: Microlearning and Higher Education

MagicBox

They want affordable, purposeful learning that will prepare them for a lifetime of occupational leapfrog and they prefer technology over lecture halls and expensive, outdated print textbooks. Into this environment enters microlearning : a conceptual framework for creating and delivering discrete, focused digital content in short bytes. Microlearning Supports Deeper Comprehension and Long-Term Memory. Microlearning research conducted by Software Advice indicates that.

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.

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 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.

3 Ways to Improve Learning Retention in Your Training Program

Coreaxis

Learning retention is the most important aspect of your corporate training program. But retaining information in a learning environment is also one of the biggest challenges learning and development professionals face. Therefore, your corporate training program needs to have built-in learning retention boosters. Here are three great ways to improve learning retention and how to incorporate them into your training program. .

Summer Micro-Learning Series: Just-In-Time Personalized Learning

Clarity Consultants

Micro learning is a powerful tool because it delivers the concepts and information that employees need in less time for greater impact. Just-in-time learning provides an even greater resource for employees to get the on-the-spot resources they need to tackle tough tasks. 1) Know the Learning Journey. Just-in-time learning gives employees the information they need when they need it. This will help you set the stage for a more effective micro-learning program.

Microlearning: Leveraging Your Business Results From Effective Training

G-Cube

As technological innovations change our day-to-day lives, we must address the impact technology has on how we learn and work. Microlearning helps address this challenge and provides solutions in the way employees learn. Driving Innovation by Empowering Learners through Microlearning. As learners become more informed and have control over when and where to learn, they expect same level of control in their training. Highlights of Spaced Learning Program.

New Competency-Based Microlearning Series

AthenaOnline

An Exciting Update to Our Bite-Sized Learning Series. One year after the successful launch of our low-cost, competency-based microlearning video series (Lunch&Learn) we have launched a new version with more precurated competencies and improved mobile support. The new version of the program is called the Athena Bite-Sized Competency Series. Offering Even More Microlearning Flexibility. Measuring E-Learning Success.

How to Implement Microlearning in Corporate Training

Hurix Digital

Microlearning is a way of imparting knowledge in small and very specific nuggets or micro bites. Microlearning breaks down content into small digestible bites and each bite is complete in itself, with complete information about a particular concept. Microlearning is already redefining the educational landscape. As of today, the very concept of a classroom, i.e., learning at a specific time and place, is changing. Microlearning thrives best with rich media.

How To Use Microlearning To Promote Informal Learning At The Workplace

Adobe Captivate

Driven by passion and motivation, informal learning enables learners to pick the learning content they’re interested in, and learn at their own pace. In this article, I show how you can use microlearning to promote informal learning at the workplace. Informal Learning At The Workplace: How To Foster It Using Microlearning. As we know, formal learning is structured, training developed, and deployed by Learning and Development (L&D) teams.

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.

How To Boost Corporate Training ROI Through Microlearning

Wizcabin

According to the saying, “the bigger the better” – well, that might not be so true in all cases, especially in the e-learning industry. You can boost your corporate training return on investment (ROI) through the micro-learning approach in e-learning. In this article, we’ll be exploring the different ways to boost your corporate training ROI through microlearning. What Is Microlearning? High Impact Learning.

Microlearning Trends To Adopt In 2019

QuoDeck

As microlearning-based training moves to center stage, I outline what is driving its rapid adoption. In this article, I also share microlearning trends in 2019, and how you can leverage them to boost employee performance. Discovering All About Microlearning Trends In 2019. Microlearning consists of short, bite-sized learning nuggets. In the last couple of years, microlearning has moved from being a player on the side to center stage and for good reasons.

3 Key aspects of effective microlearning: How to do more with less

Matrix

This is why microlearning – granted, with all its advantages and drawbacks – might be a good idea. 3 Key aspects of effective microlearning. If you combine it with peer learning, there is a good chance that this mix will create good habits that stick, such as continuous learning.

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?

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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Microlearning to Teach Technical Skills?

Ed App

In the past, micro-learning was widely used to improve non-technical (soft) skills such as communication skills, problem-solving skills, leadership skills, and so on. This has slowly changed because many organizations all over the world are now employing microlearning to teach technical skills. Coding and programming languages. Why Microlearning Is the Right Choice To Build Technical Skills. This makes micro learning the perfect option for imparting tech skills.

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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.

Making Microlearning More Social

AthenaOnline

AthenaOnline is happy to announce that just added threaded discussions to our content licensing program to create even stronger social learning ties. Research has shown that asking users to share their experiences increases engagement and learning, helping trigger collaboration among employees. Based on a Brandon Hall Group study 73% of companies expressed their desire to increase their focus on social learning.

Making Microlearning More Social

AthenaOnline

AthenaOnline is happy to announce that just added threaded discussions to our content licensing program to create even stronger social learning ties. Research Shows… Research has shown that asking users to share their experiences increases engagement and learning, helping trigger collaboration among employees. Based on a Brandon Hall Group study 73% of companies expressed their desire to increase their focus on social learning.

New Pricing Model to Disrupt L&D Industry Bringing Microlearning to SMB

mLevel

mLevel Offering Award Winning Performance-Based Learning Platform to the Masses. Atlanta, GA : mLevel announced a brand-new pricing model in which businesses of all sizes – from 1 to 1,000,000 employees – can utilize the latest in learning technologies that promise to positively impact employee performance. Expanding the Reach of Microlearning. The culture at mLevel is heavily focused around improving the way companies train and improving the way people learn.

Tips for Microlearning Deployment Success

AthenaOnline

AthenaOnline has been talking about the benefits of microlearning for almost 20 years. In the last few years, however, the idea of bite-sized learning has taken off like wildfire. Millennials and Generation Z workers are certainly more adept at using online learning and the statistics would seem to indicate that they prefer a shorter, bite-sized approach to learning. There are certainly many benefits to microlearning. Here are just a few: Marketing Learning.

4 Ways Organizations are Leveraging Microlearning

AthenaOnline

Since its inception micro learning has improved eLearning success rates in many organizations. As the originator of enterprise micro learning, AthenaOnline has been watching some of the micro learning trends over the last 18 years. So, what are some of the ways that new types of bite-sized learning are being used to enhance existing strategies? Blended Learning. These pages were designed for both pre and post learning.

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