Micro Learning and Mobile
MARCH 30, 2017
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. M-Learning using smartphones.
17 Awesome Resources on Micro Learning
MAY 16, 2014
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?
Build Gr8 Micro-Learning Course
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
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’s Meteoric Rise
MAY 11, 2015
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 is similar but often includes smaller (micro) segments.
How Micro-Learning Boosts “At the Moment Performance” - Tip #114
DECEMBER 23, 2016
We can say with confidence that the goal of leaders, managers, and learning professionals is to help workers achieve optimal "at the moment performance." Then as learning professionals we converge at the moment of performance. see more on Instant Learning ).In
Breaking 10 Training Rules Using Micro-Learning - Tip #105
SEPTEMBER 5, 2016
M icro-Learning will only work if we break adherence to the 10 Training Rules. If we slot in or force Micro-Learning within the confines of these training rules, it will fail. Testing slows down micro-actions and is anti-micro-learning.
Micro-Learning: Its Role in Formal, Informal and Incidental Learning
AUGUST 7, 2014
What is micro-learning? What characteristics define micro-learning? In this post, I have looked at micro-learning from the point of view of efficacy as well as applicability. Microlearning deals with relatively small learning units and short-term learning activities. Generally, the term ''microlearning'' refers to micro-perspectives in the context of learning, education and training. In short, micro-learning is the need.
From Micro-Learning to Corporate MOOCs
MARCH 7, 2014
I have recently been exploring micro-learning in some detail. Particularly interesting for me is the relation between micro-learning and learning flows as described by Jane Hart. Refer to the diagram below for some examples.
Micro-learning — at the crossroads of education, learning and technology
MARCH 7, 2017
People’s desire to learn and largely available good quality education is a wonderful mix, almost magical. In this context education doesn’t refer strictly to schools and universities, it is much more than that. The problem is, we seem to have less and less time to learn.
Why Does Micro-Learning Mean Better Learning? - Tip #129
APRIL 12, 2017
Micro-learning! While micro-learning may not be a “one size fits all” solution, studies show (e.g. Thanks to ubiquitous mobile devices, learning can take place anytime, anywhere and at any pace. It’s a micro-learning platform targeted at sales representatives.
5 Situations Where Micro-Learning Can Help Pharma Sales Reps
OCTOBER 10, 2016
Micro-learning is the preferred choice when it comes to training sales reps in the pharmaceutical sector as it provides positive results and better ROI for sales training. Micro-learning modules are the ideal solution for training on-the-go pharma sales reps.
Everything you wanted to know about micro-learning (but were afraid to ask)
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
If not, don’t worry because micro-learning has nothing to do with them, and is perfectly safe for your health. People use it to refer to several different ways of learning. Micro-learning requires little effort from individual sessions. Do you like microbes?
Do Your Learners Value or Throw Away Your Lesson References?
APRIL 6, 2016
I've been often asked in my workshops: See more on must-learn and learn-on-need. Read more about references. Two Types of References: Must-Learn Support and Details There are two types of references: (a) must-learn support and (b) detailed references.
3 Strategies for Sure-Fire Micro-Learning Success - Tip #127
MARCH 30, 2017
For trainers and designers, this means a shift in how we should view learning and content. From “all content is important,” I propose we should focus on learning that helps learners perform their jobs. Micro-actions work because they address two very important issues.
Gaming, Micro-Learning and Mobile: The Perfect Trio
APRIL 21, 2016
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. Game-Based Learning Drives Engagement.
Authoring Tool Trends for 2017
MARCH 1, 2017
If you are inquiring adoption across all learning tech capabilities and consumer demand (from the consumer marketplace and learners), then the answer is half yes and half no. . I’m still a m-learning purist. They all had a learning curve. Micro Learning.
Microlearning: What It Is and What It Isn’t
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Last month, we published the results from our 2017 Learning and Remembering Survey. In the survey, we asked respondents to tell us what learning trends or new training delivery methods they are most excited about for 2017. Microlearning micro learning
MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points To Consider
MAY 24, 2015
Having taken the world of higher education by storm (though not everyone will agree), MOOCs are all set to disrupt/re-invent workplace learning. Just as the advent of e-learning created a shift in training paradigms a couple of decades back, MOOCs are set to create another shift today.
Inspiring E-Learning Quotes from the Great Masters
NOVEMBER 9, 2014
THE JOURNEY: Where is e-learning heading? If you had been following us, you would already know that it’s almost a year since we started publishing our Crystal Balling interview series with some of the great masters in the e-learning industry. How would people learn in future?
A Not-So-Serious Debate on The Serious eLearning Manifesto
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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?
Case Study- Reducing eLearning Cost to 50% by Using Must-Learn Lessons and Micro-Learning
AUGUST 10, 2015
This case study presents a series of strategies and tactics which help you answer these questions: How do I respond to rapid business needs for e-Learning? Here are some excerpts from the article: Rapid e-Learning as a term is an oxymoron. e-Learning is inherently rapid.
APRIL 6, 2016
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.
It’s Really That Simple - Steps in Story Learning Design - Try the Live Exercise - Tip #120
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
SET UP The Set Up is a Story-Based Learning Objective; unlike the static and linear learning objectives, we help learners to immediately recognize the value of these new approach to creating objectives and the lessons to be learned. Here they learn to find their place (Context).
MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC
JUNE 1, 2015
@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera.
How Performance Support Apps Are Faring In Today’s Workplaces
JUNE 28, 2014
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 ).
How to Add Depth to Micro-Ideas
OCTOBER 7, 2015
What pushes the popularity of micro, small bites learning or learning by snippets and drips? Education, including work-based learning, is in need of transformation, requiring renewal and innovative ways of relating appropriately to the way we live, work and learn today."
Micro-Instant Learning - Tip #123
MARCH 2, 2017
Instant learning suggests a sense of immediacy and urgency. The increasing complexity of jobs and the accelerating advances in technology necessitate workers to learn fast and develop skills needed to perform efficiently. This is the primary goal of micro-learning.
Microlearning Madness: 25 Great Resources
MAY 18, 2016
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?
Learnnovators Wins GOLD @ Brandon Hall Excellence Awards
OCTOBER 10, 2015
MPSS (or Mobile Performance Support System) is a mobile app-based performance support solution made up of byte-sized video tutorials and PDF-based Quick Reference Guides. The solution incorporated the following strategies: Mobile learning. Micro learning.
Role of Microlearning for Mobile Sales Force [Infographic]
AUGUST 8, 2016
Microlearning offers 3 to 5 minute mini modules, also referred to as byte sized learning, that help sales personnel proactively focus and deal with customers. Learning Technology micro learning
Microlearning Activities – 4 Reasons They are Ideal for Compliance Training
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
Microlearning has been the trending word in the e-learning world for quite some time now. Microlearning refers to the delivery of online learning content in the form of short learning nuggets. The variety in the formats helps address individual learning styles.
MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities
JUNE 15, 2015
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.
The SME’s Fault - They Think That All Content Is Important
MARCH 29, 2016
Although our businesses demand that learning must be shorter, more useful, easier and affordable, we consider ourselves helpless. We tend to organize content into a linear presentation with learning objectives, expounding points and testing learners for retention.
How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces
MARCH 22, 2015
“ 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?