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?

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.

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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?

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?

Micro-Learning A Bit By Bit Learning Process

Qafie

How well we remember movie scenes, the lyrics of some famous songs, the attire that the leading actors were dressed in, don't we? Movies project an interesting way to keep the audiences glued to their seats along with creating an impact in the society along with bringing about a change in the thought process. Micro Learning

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Designing Micro-learning Modules – A Few Lessons from Hollywood

CommLab India

Many e-learning designers believe the short spans of micro-learning modules are the panacea for all learner engagement issues. This post lists 5 Hollywood blockbusters that e-learning designers can draw inspiration from. Movie #1: GoldenEye. Lesson: Begin the micro-learning module with an icebreaker. GoldenEye, one of the most successful Hollywood movies, has an action-filled beginning. Movie #2: Ice Age. Movie #3: Jaws.

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. The modern-day population is swiping its way to pretty much everything –shopping, banking, music, movies– you name it! 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.

Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

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.

6 Top elearning trends to watch out for in 2019

Wizcabin

And m obile learning and automation will be one of the top contributors. Delivering elearning as tiny learning chunks has been a trend for a couple of years. As mobile learning becomes more and more popular, microlearning is going to make its presence felt stronger in 2019. Use of bots for learner assistance and guiding the learner through a learning path will be a top elearning trend for 2019. Adaptive learning is becoming popular. Mobile Learning.

30+ Microlearning Tools

Xyleme

Microlearning (also called bite-sized learning) is content that is delivered in small, easy to digest elements (usually in 5-10 minutes). Windows Movie Maker. These larger organizations should look to professional content delivery platforms with single access points, usually as part of a complete learning content management system (or LCMS). Blog LCMS Micro-LearningWhat is Microlearning?

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Why Just-in-time Learning is the Talk of the Town

CommLab India

The advent of just-in-time learning in the training arena has thrown the doors wide open for your training delivery. Just-in-time learning, also known as Microlearning, is a learning technology that imparts learning in small learning units. Why just-in-time learning helps. These small learning units satisfy their training needs by giving them not the whole, but bites they can easily digest. Hence, they provide effective learning, one at a time.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Joseph Ganci is President of eLearningJoe, LLC, a custom learning company located outside Washington. Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

JOE GANCI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Joseph Ganci is President of eLearningJoe, LLC, a custom learning company located outside Washington. Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

Learning in 30 Seconds-Learning ala The Matrix Style

Vignettes Learning

How would you like to learn the way they do in the blockbuster movie "The Matrix"? According to T eemu Torvelainen in a newsletter entitled "What are nano-learning and m-learning?," "In the Matrix films, new skills were learned fast. This could be called nano-learning. Learning takes place at exactly the right moment and in the right place." What is Nano-Learning? Each day, I learn several things in small chunks.

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Democratization of Learning Content: Ride the Wave of Learning Revolution with Knowledge-Sharing - Tip #200

Vignettes Learning

Do you want to learn how to use Instagram Stories? Think about something you really want to learn, whether for personal, professional or business growth, and I bet you, there’s a course for that online somewhere. Democratization of Learning Content is the New Normal Knowledge sharing started with crowdsourced sites like Wikipedia and the Internet Movie Database (IMDb). A real-life example is Accenture’s learning boards. Introducing Microsoft.com/Learn.

3 Story Sources for Deeper Learning

Vignettes Learning

Have you noticed in your learning sessions that learners tend to tell their own stories and sometimes it is hard to stop them? Some trainers think of this as wasting time and yet learners telling their stories is one of the best ways they learn. In the world of learning and training, it is often the case that content is thought of as a body of logical knowledge or factual information. As such, they learn by reporting an emergency or a critical incident.

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The Power of Surprise in Story-Based Design

Vignettes Learning

Surprise, therefore, is important in the Story-based eLearning design because it creates an environment of awe and marvel during the learning process. In the movie Sixth Sense, the audience was blindsided when Bruce Willis - who everyone thought was a regular character – was later revealed to be a dead person. We attempt to bring the unexpected into our learning scenarios to make lessons more authentic.

Instant Learning for the Instant Generation – Millennials

Infopro Learning

My journey took an interesting turn when I came across an advertisement, where a smart phone was launched in a spy movie promo. This led me to explore what motivated the brand to attach itself with a movie. Unconventional Marketing Meets Learning. So, what’s stopping us, the learning professionals, from crafting a new school of thought for this unpredictable, unruly, ‘I-know-it’ all generation? Instant learning? An interesting option could be learning videos.

Content That Lives Within a Story Lasts Forever - Tip #118

Vignettes Learning

Why are children obsessed with the movie “Frozen”? Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning. e-Learning Strategy eLearning instructional design micro-learning micro-scenarios microlearning ray jimenez small bites learning smallbites social learning stories story-based storytellingStories can touch our whole being—our thoughts, imagination, emotions, and spirit.

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Spur Learning Through 'Curiosity Conversations'

Vignettes Learning

Have you seen the movies Apollo 13, Splash and A Beautiful Mind? Curiosity Conversations' to Expand Learning Grazer defines curiosity as the "process of asking questions, genuine questions, that are not leading to an ask for something in return." The goals of a "curiosity conversation" is to learn an insight or the secret to someone's process or success and expand each other's lives. States of Curiosity Modulate Hippocampus-Dependent Learning via the Dopaminergic Circuit.

“Keep This A Secret.” - Tip #132

Vignettes Learning

Curiosity is an inherent “passion for learning,” as the brilliant Roman lawyer Cicero once said. When this passion for learning is roused, brain activities take place that prepare us to learn. When they do, they ask more questions and learn more. This is why movie trailers work. When using a story ending, the character (Peter) can say “I realize my error and I learned that….” Curiosity prepares the brain for learning.

How to Add Curiosity in eLearning Stories

Vignettes Learning

Wikipedia defines curiosity as a quality related to inquisitive thinking such as exploration, investigation and learning very evident during observations in humans and many animal species. Because of the learners' constant readiness to learn following his/her objectives, a small trigger embedded in our design elevates the sense of curiosity. This is where movie trailers work. This is how people learn. Eric Schmidt is Executive Chairman of Google.

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"Distorting Reality" for Learners

Vignettes Learning

When unnatural content is taught, this results in unnatural learning and consequences that are highly ineffectual. Move Away from Factual Learning into Reality Learning The natural way people learn is through the wholistic approach. This means that as we learn, we strive to understand the whole and not just the parts. I spoke of SLOMO learning in a previous tip because we need to slow down our thought process and look at the whole picture.

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

Vignettes Learning

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. Make the Extraordinary Your Secret Weapon H ow do we use this in learning? If we can use that innate thirst for newness in our learning design, we can be sure to foster an audience of engaged and energized learners.

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How to unlock engagement and retention with stellar e-learning content

Docebo

Top-tier pieces of content and learning objects are what drive engagement, knowledge retention, and positive user experiences so that your audiences never stop learning. . What is e-learning content? What are the different types of e-learning content?

Top 5 e-learning trends for 2019

Matrix

As the year is coming to a close, HR departments tend to focus less on learning and development and more on such lovely endeavors as office Holiday parties, team buildings and reward systems for loyal and efficient employees. But there is one thing concerning corporate learning that holds specialists’ attention and that is the road it seems to be taking in the following year. Top 5 e-learning trends for 2019. Micro learning is a major trend. E-learning

Is great content the driver for a great LMS?

eloomi

To build a great Learning Management System you need great content. In eloomi, we can provide all the content you need: be that animation, micro learning, or interactive content in SCORM and Adaptive Learning, but we always identify the purpose of use before starting the process of building content. Create Micro Learning through pre-build animation software or partner up with eloomi, or combine internal documents, movies etc. Well, yes and no.

How Long Should Videos Be for E-Learning?

LearnDash

So, how long should your e-learning videos be? Now, imagine you were trying to learn how to do something. The right video length for e-learning depends on context and application. There’s no right answer for all e-learning, but there is a right answer for you. Ever notice how movie trailers are all about 2:30? Remember: videos are passive learning. This sets a great pace for mobile content and micro learning.

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Achieving Learning Flow with Your Online Member Education

Association eLearning

Earlier this year, Associations Now wrote an article asking whether “binge learning” will become the new “binge watching.” This references the growing trend among Netflix subscribers who use the on-demand television and movie steaming service to watch entire television series in one sitting. Technology could easily create similar changes in how learners interact with and consume online learning. Whether you know it or not, you’ve experienced learning flow.

Making Small Learnings Work

Litmos

The label "micro-learning" refuses to die. And, more importantly, what’s involved in making small learnings work? Why Labels Matter in Learning. For example, mobile learning , or mLearning, was eagerly taken up. Everyone had mobile devices, and learning is important, so together there should be something there. And the label itself implies "learning" (read: courses) on a mobile device. The same thing is happening with micro-learning.

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

Additionally, we foresee that investment in micro-learning and MOOCs will increase the demand for meaningful micro-credentials and continue to reshape the economics of professional development. Two years ago, we projected growth for HTML5 in mobile learning and responsive template design and more MOOC development from universities and traditional institutions of higher learning. The arrival of a new year means we have new eLearning predictions to reveal!

Ten Advantages of Mobile Learning

Origin Learning

Be it streaming movies on Amazon Prime Video and Netflix, clicking photographs, or playing addictive video games, the smartphone has evolved from just an instrument used to make calls and send and receive messages. It was but inevitable that organizations would find a way to train their employees with mobile learning solutions. Foster Workplace Learning with Mobile Learning Solutions. Smartphones are also a great way to deploy learning at the workplace.

Top 10 LMS for eLearning

Ed App

Companies use Learning Management Systems (LMS) to document, track, report, automate, and deliver various courses, training, and learning and development programs to their employees. Suitable for mobile and blended learning. Pre-made learning courses available.

The Future Of Your Organization Is In Its Culture Of Learning

Your Training Edge

You know what I mean, those “precogs” in the Tom Cruise movie, Minority Report. I’ve made many in my day, some I learned from, some I didn’t. But luckily, I learned from enough to realize that mistakes and learning are part of an active, innovative culture. One part of the answer, if not the main part, is the culture of learning in the organization. Learning is everywhere. I learn everyday in my job and I think most other people do as well.

How Online Training can Lead your Sales Team to Success

ProProfs

For instance, if you depend heavily on the traditional training platforms like in-house workshops, classroom learning, manuals, off-site seminars, then it is imperative to explore the latest online sales training techniques. Over the past few years, online learning technology has proven its versatility and robustness. Online learning technology will let you develop elearning content that is responsive and can be accessed from anywhere, anytime. Learning & Training

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From Why to Wow: Develop E-learning Modules for Engaging Compliance Training

CommLab India

According to a benchmark study by Towards Maturity , more than 72% of organizations use custom-made e-learning courses for their compliance training. For instance, would it be acceptable to accept movie tickets from a supplier? Coming to the strategies you can use, even if the content may not always be compelling, certain instructional strategies can make the learning experience interesting. Instead, provide short bite-sized modules covering 1-2 learning points.

Grids are gone, Welcome2 T-Quad

eLearning 24-7

He stayed true to what many of us are used to when it came to grids and learning systems or grids with anything in the consumer markets. They could continue to rise and achieve elite or they could slump and be right there on the Lifetime movie channel or whatever channel you have that shows movies that are between the direct to video circuit or handed out on a street corner. . NexGen Learning Systems T-Quad (Eight per Quad). Learning Systems Bell Curve.

10 Commandments for Mobile App Onboarding Content

Disprz

The advent of internet and smartphones has shrunk the size of what we consume, be it music or movies. These days, they talk of nuggets and micro-learning. A micro-learning unit comprises multiple nuggets with the total seat time of no more than 20-25 minutes. The same applies to working on micro-learning. What about movie screens. Well, there won’t be movie halls in the future, so no worries there!). Learning Grades.

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If You Want to Boost Employee Skill Level Use These 3 Microlearning Secrets

eLearningMind

But just because learning is broken down into mini lessons doesn’t automatically make it good. It’s kind of like seeing a movie: A foreign short without subtitles drags on, while a two-hour, action-pack romp seems to fly by in the theater. These videos are genius because they are secretly playing to micro-learning principles in disguise. Instead, it’s about creating a learning pathway that is unique to each learner and their personal knowledge network.

Entering The New Era: The Learner Experience and Learning Experience Design

TalentLMS

Books, magazines, radio programs, tv shows, movies, websites, eLearning courses. The rapid rise of Learner Experience Design during the past few years marks a similar maturation of the eLearning industry, and a focus shift from replicating traditional training in a different format to leveraging the unique characteristics, best practices, unwritten rules and possibilities of online learning. What is a Learning Experience?