Microlearning: Fab or Fad?

Tom Spiglanin

There’s a new buzzword in town, and it’s name is microlearning. Like its predecessors social learning, mobile learning, and blended learning, it’s being tossed around as the new big thing, something we must all get on board with or face extinction. I do believe microlearning is an important tactic for workplace learning and has a place alongside other approaches in the workplace. Microlearning fits modern work styles.

5 Big Don’ts for Successful Webinar Presentations - Tip #211

Vignettes Learning

It can be tricky to capture their attention or get them engaged by merely hearing your voice and seeing your slides. Don’t drag with facts I have learned, from my experience in doing webinars, that you immediately lose your audience’s attention the moment you start your presentation with facts. Nothing is enticing nor motivating about going through a litany of learning objectives, or stating compliance policies, or showing a bunch of technical data.

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Steps in Creating Content That Helps Learners Achieve Their Goals - Tip #206

Vignettes Learning

How do participants learn in a situation? THE CASE OF ECONOMICS I like this video simply because it is a “shining” example of how you can bore your learners to death, disconnect with them and be equally assured that they have not learned anything or retained any of the content you shared. In this instance, did any learning happen? This is what I would call the “learning engagement strategy.” We all learn differently. Here’s an initial question to you.

Gaining Superior Motivation Skills for Webinar and Virtual Delivery - Tip #205

Vignettes Learning

Two types of states - Mental state - talking about content cognitively Are they learning? This is probably where learning is happening but where disinterest may also be taking place. Yet, note that you as a facilitator, are using your learners’ voice for your teaching points. Hence, it becomes your learners’ learning not yours. Ray Jimenez, PhD Vignettes Learning "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Vignettes Learning.

Use Microlearning to Create a Better Mobile Learning Experience

LearnDash

Online education—especially mobile education—has become so prevalent that many of us probably engage with it several times a day without ever thinking about it as e-learning at all. One is a language learning app, which I use to practice Spanish. Include micro quizzes every few lessons.

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.

Why training does not get consumed and what can you do about it?

QuoDeck

If you’re putting out learning that doesn’t get consumed, it may be because you’re making some very common mistakes with your learning content. Knowing what these are can be half the battle won, as you drive for higher consumption and adoption of your learning. Most e-learning is boring, not because trainers set out to make it that way, but because it’s not really built to appeal. How can you give learning a compelling reason to consume your content?

The Ultimate Guide to eLearning and Localization

ICDTranslation

The technological boom and swift evolution of smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices contributed to the better positioning of the industry and lead to coining terms such as mobile learning, micro-learning, gamification, etc.

Banking on Gamification for Better Onboarding

G-Cube

‘At one go we have to manage the onboarding of around 40,000 remote employees’, said the voice on the other side of the call and our team went quite for a moment. Micro-learning Through Games. Microlearning works.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. I hasten to say that there are other avenues we wish were getting attention, but we realize the following trends have practical priorities for the majority of our clients: Micro Learning — Short learning segments have multiple advantages, but what stands out is their facilitation of getting to specifically needed content very quickly. Learn more about Connie here.

12 Sales Coaching Tools for Onboarding and Upskilling Sales Reps

Zunos

Training Platforms: House training resources, offer sales reps guided learning opportunities, and provide sales managers with the ability to provide coaching and feedback. Bigtincan Learning. Learn more about Second Nature here. Learn more about ExecVision here.

4 Virtual Instructor Led Training Best Practices for Max Engagement

Unboxed

Complement your blended learning strategy. Job aids, infographics, and other supplementary materials can be used as takeaways to reinforce learnings. Make your training part of a larger blended learning journey. Micro-learning has been proven to be 50% more engaging and makes the transfer of learning 17% more efficient. Breakout rooms are extremely useful with large groups to ensure everyone’s voice is heard.

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9 Ways to Create Highly Effective Learning Videos

Hurix Digital

Video-based learning is not an unknown concept. In fact, the method has full support of the learning and development industry. Another report by CGS revealed that video-based learning is one of the top methods for effective learning. Creating learning videos or micro-learning videos is a blessing in disguise. In this article, we will explore the different verticals of video-based learning. Why Video-Based Learning?

Vision 2016 - An Interview with Todd Kasenberg

Raptivity

With career stints in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors, Todd brings years of experience and expertise in group processes, adult learning, online learning and marketing communications. Todd’s work has reached and delighted thousands of online learners, in both formal and informal learning contexts. He is an often invited speaker and workshop facilitator, loves to talk apps, mobile learning, and job aids, and is a software entrepreneur.

Top 10 enterprise Learning Management Systems

Ed App

Are you seeking to maximize the learning within your enterprise? Finding the right learning system will allow your employees to receive the benefits of a modern training program and result in better training results. These include tailored learning recommendations.

Why engagement is a critical ingredient in successful sales training?

QuoDeck

But it all starts with ensuring that sales people at least consume the learning. If you think of learners as consumers or ‘app users’ in the modern mobile learning context, problems become a little more apparent. Just like a consumer app faces uninstalls after an initial period of usage, most learning programs suffer because they focus on creating short-term engagement. These are the apps that your users prefer to spend time on rather than consume learning.

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Giving a go to whiteboard animations in your training program

Matrix

If you need more reasons for turning to whiteboarding for your e-learning, here is a list of definite pros: It can act as a great marketing widget. It’s a time when micro learning is preferred by most users and the visual impact of whiteboard animation is just what the modern learner needs to be enthralled and engaged. Read more: 10 Advantages of microlearning in online training. What a great time to be an instructional designer!

How employees learn culture in an organization

Ed App

How employees learn organizational culture. How your employees ‘learn’ about the nuances and ins and outs of your company culture can happen through a variety of ways which you can certainly bring to life in the way you create learning experiences. .

Types of learning systems

Xpertcube

Learning management systems are by far the biggest market in the learning management system. Next, in line are the overall learning platforms afterward Learning experience platforms( LXPs), that is one of the fastest growing sections. Then after them, are revenue enablement platforms for the purpose of training and learning. Each of these Learning system categories has advantages and drawbacks. eLogic Learning. 3.MICRO-LEARNING PLATFORMS.

The big digital learning trends for 2019, according to the experts

Elucidat

What does 2019 have in store for digital learning trends? Can microlearning get meaningful? What’s the future for elearning, digital learning and L&D professionals? We reached out to 15 industry experts ranging from experienced in-house learning managers, established solutions providers and consultants, presenters, authors and thought-leaders, with two key questions: What digital learning trends do you think we’ll see rise in 2019? Let’s take learning there.”

A Look Back At The Years Best From Workplace Learning

Mike Taylor

Last week I shared a look back at last year’s best from Learning Science And Instructional Design. This week it is time to review the best from Workplace Learning. Workplace Learning. The 10 most read articles in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine in 2018. Why the future of work is learning. 10 Reasons to Modernize Workplace Learning. The Need for Continuous Learning. A New Paradigm For Corporate Training: Learning In The Flow of Work.

10 Interactive Training Ideas

Ed App

Apply interactive microlearning strategy. Microlearning is an interactive training idea that will help you improve the format and delivery of your lessons. But when you apply a micro learning strategy , learners can absorb information much better and prevent cognitive overload.

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The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. Are you a Learning Dispatch newsletter subscriber? A favorite newsletter feature is “This Month in Learning.” Learning Experiences (16). Learning Management Systems (4). Learning Experiences.