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?

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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.

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?

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.

Six common micro-learning myths

Clive on Learning

Micro-learning can justifiably be accused of being the latest digital learning bandwagon, here today, gone tomorrow. Real cynics might regard it as just another way of re-branding self-study e-learning, a medium which has spent too long in the compliance ghetto and has suffered in terms of popularity as a result. But it is not a panacea and works best as a strategic element in an overall architecture for workplace learning.

3 Areas To Combine Employee Training And Micro Learning

KnowledgeAnywhere

Micro-learning is a buzzword in the elearning industry, and for good reason. The way people learn at work, and in general, has shifted and training formats have needed to adapt. Many training professionals have heard of micro-learning and understand the value of breaking learning material down into concise, organized, easily accessible packets of knowledge for their employees. What is the difference between micro-learning and macro-learning?

Six common micro-learning myths

Clive on Learning

Micro-learning can justifiably be accused of being the latest digital learning bandwagon, here today, gone tomorrow. Real cynics might regard it as just another way of re-branding self-study e-learning, a medium which has spent too long in the compliance ghetto and has suffered in terms of popularity as a result. But it is not a panacea and works best as a strategic element in an overall architecture for workplace learning.

Why Does Micro-Learning Mean Better Learning? - Tip #129

Vignettes Learning

Research shows that 8 of 10 adult smartphone users “reach for their phone within 15 minutes of waking”. Micro-learning! While micro-learning may not be a “one size fits all” solution, studies show (e.g. Learning Can Take Place in Inter-Spaces and “Just In-Time” Kim Ruyle, president of Inventive Talent Consulting in Coral Gables, Florida, recalls a time when thick technical manuals loaded in motorized carts were sent to factories.

Micro-Learning Leads to Rapid Skill Acquisition - Tip #134

Vignettes Learning

Quickly Learn New Skills Through Micro-Learning To survive in a technology-driven environment, workers must learn new skills quickly and efficiently. ZAP™ Micro-Learning Principles How long does it take someone to learn a new skill? Below are 4 strategies to learn new skills fast. Fix it, change it What skills do workers need to learn? Why do they need to learn these new skills? How to learn a new skill in 20 hours.

Micro learning – the big wave of mobile education

Matrix

It is also the case with how we learn. Micro learning is already established as the wonder child of the online education industry. A normal response to the spectacular growth of mobile learning and an antidote to lack of time and resources in the workplace, bite-sized learning can prove the perfect solution for employees. Yet we are expected to know more and learn faster in order to keep up with everything changing and evolving at work.

Mobile Micro-Learning Course Design for Mobile First

Gnowbe

So-Young Kang , CEO of Gnowbe, talks with AACSB ‘s executive vice president and strategy and innovation officer, Dan LeClair , about learning content designed specifically for mobile platforms. You and your team at Gnowbe have been pioneers in creating solutions in mobile micro?learning. learning. Designed for their mobile, which requires micro?learning learning in terms of bite?sized Then that requires micro. learning.

Everything you wanted to know about micro-learning (but were afraid to ask)

eFront

If not, don’t worry because micro-learning has nothing to do with them, and is perfectly safe for your health. Micro-learning (from the Greek word “micro” meaning small) is all about getting your eLearning in small doses, as tiny bursts of training material that you can comprehend in a short time (contrast with the hefty tomes you had to read at school to study a subject or the typical content-heavy eLearning class — which would be classified as “macro” learning).

Why is Micro-Learning Futile? How to Fix It - Tip #126

Vignettes Learning

He said, “many of my graduate research students stand back and would not touch the robots at first. 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.

How should team-leaders use Micro-learning to train their team?

QuoDeck

Why micro-learning? Research says that assimilation of content is higher when it is presented in a concise and interactive manner. Traditionally, learning comprises of long classroom sessions and large documents or videos in their online avatar. Therefore, micro-learning proves to be an effective way of imparting learning to your team. “As Let’s look at a case study and understand how you as a FMCG team lead can use micro-learning for your team.

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.

Classic Learning Research in Practice – The Perfect Blend

Adobe Captivate

A complete Learning Solution facilitated by training but enriched with communication and on the job practice, moves a knowledgeable workforce to an experienced one. And to effectively address that takes either interaction with other learners or an expert during synchronous learning. In the reality of today we rather call this blended learning with Formal-Informal-Social, or as Dan Pontefract defines it: the 3×33 ‘Pervasive Learning’.

Understanding Gen Z—the New E-Learning Generation

LearnDash

As Generation Z graduates from college and enters the workforce, how should online educators respond to their learning and training needs? According to the Pew Research Center , up until about the year 2000, roughly have of teens held a summer job. Furthermore, Gen Z are used to learning things from the Internet. However, their need for easy-to-consume information means they are more drawn toward micro courses with well-crafted video content. Gen Z want to learn.

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.

Why Your Employees Need Mobile Training

LearnDash

How Mobile Training Innovates the Learning Process. Not every learner has access to a computer at work or during convenient learning times. Use Microtraining to Make Learning More Efficient. Video micro lessons make it faster and cheaper to develop and update course materials than offline or longer digital content. Mobile learning lets employees finish training where and when they can. Learning videos. Internet research.

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The 3 LMS Features that Increase Employee Engagement

Lambda Solutions

According to research from Gallup , only 30% of American workers are engaged. Want to learn more about what you need to look for in an LMS? learning management system features micro-learning employee engagement social learning Learning Management System gamification LMS lms featuresWe’ve written before about the pervasive issue that is stagnating economic growth in the US—employee disengagement.

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The 3 LMS Features that Increase Employee Engagement

Lambda Solutions

According to research from Gallup, only 30% of American workers are engaged. Learning Management System employee engagement gamification learning management system learning management system features LMS lms features micro-learning social learning We’ve written before about the pervasive issue that is stagnating economic growth in the US—employee disengagement. What do we mean by engaged?

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5 Ways to Help Learners Stick with Your Course

LearnDash

How to design your course to build learning habits. Based on behavioral psychology research, we know that habits can be divided into three parts: the cue, the behavior, and the reward. Accordingly, designing a course that helps learners build learning habits could have a huge impact on engagement and completion rates. But a micro-lesson , or even something as small as logging into a the LMS every day can help learners stay engaged. elearning Micro-Learning

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Simplicity in Learning

Learning Rebels

There has been a lot of complex talk about the concept of micro-learning. To keep it simple, I’ll tell you which definition speaks to me: I also like this short, simple post he wrote for the elearning Industry, giving us all 5 rules of the road for producing micro-videos. “Micro-Learning” is HUGE. We no longer have the luxury of time on our sides to create learning that has minimal impact, to which we have to go back to the drawing board.

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A.G.E.S. Model: The Neuroscience Behind Effective eLearning

Coreaxis

One of the key challenges for learning professionals isn’t necessarily that they don’t know how to create effective learning programs. Research shows that learning retention and recall is linked to the the strength of activation of the learner’s hippocampus (a specific part of the brain). Focus is a critical factor for learning retention. Creating an emotional response is crucial to improve learning outcomes.

The Microlearning Hype: Is It All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

Bottom-Line Performance

Experience (and the research) show that there is no magic solution to help people build skill and knowledge. Big moments (dare I say, micro-moments ) provide significant insights that we carry forward. Even after years go by, we can vividly recall certain situations and the lesson learned from it. You have to learn how to be self-aware and then other-aware. You have to learn communication skills and teamwork skills. Microlearning micro learning

How Microlearning Enables “Micro-Moments”

Bottom-Line Performance

Welcome back to our #BLPLearn blog series, where we offer a monthly look at design and technology as it pertains to learning and development. What are Micro-Moments? But outside of the training world, the Internet is abuzz with a different “micro” term: micro-moments. That’s because back in 2015, Google shared a slew of new research about micro-moments. What the research shows.

5 Ways to Support Your Retail Reps Through The Holidays

Litmos

Fortunately, a solid onboarding program can make all the difference; research from The Recruiting Roundtable shows that a good onboarding program can increase performance by 11.5%. 3) Good things come in micro packages.

What’s The Real Cost of Your Elearning? (New Research)

Elucidat

Or, how much are you charging for your learning product? Elearning pricing models are typically calculated on the length of the learning – some production agencies will charge up to $2000 per minute of learning. In an organization with 25,000 staff, if you calculate the learning time incorrectly by just 3 minutes per learner then you will be losing the business 166 days in lost time – it had better be worth it! Cost of learning itself.

How Long is too Short? Determining the Ideal Duration for Bite-Sized Learning

Origin Learning

trademarked the term ‘Microlearning’ the L&D industry has been using different terms like ‘bite-sized learning’, ‘just-in-time learning’, and ‘learning nuggets’. In this blog post, we examine results of some popular surveys and insights from industry-leaders to determine the ideal length of bite-sized learning. Snackable Learning. Snackable Learning’ is one more term coined as a substitute for microlearning. Two Distinct Bite-Sized Learning Capsules.

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The Science of Learning: 5 Important Breakthroughs and Why They Matter

Coreaxis

In the last decade, research has given us tremendous insight into how people learn, both in the classroom and through technology. These breakthroughs in the science of learning should inform the design of any program. Here are some important breakthroughs in the science of learning to consider: 1. It has become increasing clear that our emotional state when learning can have a major impact on how well we retain new information. Learning is social.

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The Incredible Power of Design Thinking in Learning Design

Learnnovators

Though we had been following some of these discussions with much interest, and also trying out integrating the internal development process at Learnnovator s in a loosely structured way around this approach, a recent article by Clark Quinn prompted us to embark on a quest to find answers to the following questions: Is design thinking a new subject, at least in learning design? Or is it already being followed as part of the learning design process?

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MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

@ 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. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

Inspiring E-Learning Quotes from the Great Masters

Learnnovators

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. This campaign that we launched on 15th November 2013 was the culmination of our die-hard commitment to promote ‘good learning’. How would people learn in future? The research isn’t heartening.

21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Instructional designers need to run, not walk, away from classroom-thinking and get to the point of providing short, quick business focused learning points that are easily accessible when and where our learners need them. THE JOURNEY: We, like many out there, are of the view that, though most learning designers possess good levels of skills around the traditional training (formal learning) area, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas.

5 reasons to leverage mobile for performance support

QuoDeck

Research shows that a person will need the necessary information at five different moments, to perform a task effectively and efficiently. The usage of videos and other multimedia devices in eLearning and m-learning are constantly rising.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

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. Fortunately, most human behaviour is learned observationally through modelling; from observing others one forms an idea of how new behaviours are performed, and on later occasions this coded information serves as a guide for action.” ” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “

A Not-So-Serious Debate on The Serious eLearning Manifesto

Learnnovators

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 ’. Let’s first take a quick look at a few serious and thought-provoking shout-outs about the present state of e-learning today from some of the leading experts who are also rebels or revolutionists in the domain of learning, in their own ways: “ What has changed is the technology. The new designers are winning friends for e-learning.

2014 – The Year In Review

Learnnovators

2014 has been a wonderful year for us, because it was replete with LEARNNOVATIONS (learning innovations). This series reflected our die-hard commitment to promote ‘good learning’ amongst the members of the learning community. Some of the questions we wanted to explore through this initiative were: What does future learning look like? How would people learn in future? to help the learning community create amazing learning experiences.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 3: Launching a MOOC

Learnnovators

This is a continuation of my MOOC series and also a post that draws a lot from the #MSLOC430 Community and MOOC (“C” type) that I am participating in — the open section of the graduate course in the Master’s Program in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University. Before I plunge into the heart of my analysis and discussion, I want to share a couple of snippets on Networked Learning from Wikipedia. ( [link] ).