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. Can a 10-minute learning byte be defined as 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. Can a 10-minute learning byte be defined as micro-learning?

Micro-Learning Becoming Latest Trend

LearnDash

Following elearning industry trends is something I enjoy doing – everything from the tech-tools to instructional design strategies. Today there is a new trend that is emerging, and it’s micro-learning. Micro-learning is slowly stepping into the spotlight.

Micro-Learning Myth or Must

Tony Karrer

This week on eLearning Learning , the top two articles were funny to see side-by-side: You can find them on the Weekly Edition. Both articles may be interesting to read, but it also highlights how hot Micro-Learning is right now.

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. What is its significance in today’s learning scenario?

Micro-learning Through The Mobile Platform: Is That Where Learning Is Heading?

G-Cube

Instead, they want learning in short, crisp and bite-sized chunks, which is easy to consume in a self-paced manner. As the name suggests, each learning nugget is about three to five minutes long, which is easy to consume at one go. The merits of micro-learning are many.

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. Practically, micro learning could entail a learner watching a tutorial on YouTube or reading a 300- to 500-word educational article. Shorten learning units.

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. But it is not a panacea and works best as a strategic element in an overall architecture for workplace learning.

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.

How Micro-learning Can Improve Your Business

ProProfs

Micro-learning, as its name suggests, is the consumption of the educational materials in short and focused bursts using innovative eLearning software and systems. A way that will ensure continuous learning and development. How Can You Improve Your Business With Micro-Learning.

Micro-Learning: Its Role in Formal, Informal and Incidental Learning

ID Reflections

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.

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? Let’s have a look at a few microlearning strategies. Learning cards.

Why micro-learning works for me

Clive on Learning

Over the past twelve months, micro-learning has quietly worked itself into my daily routine. And the latest addition is KnowFast, which sends me a daily learning video covering anything from history to science to cookery. We have been sold on micro-learning for some time.

3 Strategies for Sure-Fire Micro-Learning Success - Tip #127

Vignettes Learning

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.

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. In short, insert Micro-Learning in the workflow.

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. 4 Strategies to Acquire New Skills Fast Image 1. Below are 4 strategies to learn new skills fast.

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

Vignettes Learning

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.

Micro-learning — at the crossroads of education, learning and technology

Matrix

People’s desire to learn and largely available good quality education is a wonderful mix, almost magical. It also means learning on the job, workforce talent management and also continuous personal development; in a nutshell, life-long learning.

Is micro-learning the solution you need?

QuoDeck

Micro-learning (a.k.a. micro learning or micro-learning) is an emergent learning strategy known for quickly closing skill and knowledge gaps. What is Micro-learning? Some in the industry conceptualize micro-learning as a small and informal self-directed learning experience arising from one’s personal learning environment, such as watching a Ted Talk or taking a lesson from Khan Academy.

Are Instructional Designers Incapable of Micro-Learning Design? - Tip #124

Vignettes Learning

Why is it difficult for instructional designers to think and do micro-learning? The above situation involves a Micro-Action. Learning is not the main focus; work and fixing this problem is the primary goal. The learning objectives must be clear.” “I

Breaking 10 Training Rules Using Micro-Learning - Tip #105

Vignettes Learning

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.

How Micro-Learning Boosts “At the Moment Performance” - Tip #114

Vignettes Learning

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

Micro learning: From small points to the big picture

Matrix

How micro learning and Impressionism connect. Whenever you see someone at work — a colleague, a manager, a new employee — scrolling down a Twitter feed, do you think he or she is wasting precious company time on a frivolous micro-blogging platform?

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

Vignettes Learning

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. Where is the fix in our micro-learning approaches?

Hands-On #4: Download your Micro-Learning Flashcards Demo Source Files

Vignettes Learning

In the context of Micro-Learning, instant learning happens. I love this a lot in route learning - 10 x 5 (card one), then the back of the card shows the correct answer 50. Flashcards work well in Micro-Learning in the memorization of basic key ideas.

A Strong Corporate Microlearning Strategy Creates Effective Courses

eLearning Industry

Read about how microlearning courses can be an effective strategy for Learning and Development. Microlearning Corporate eLearning Best Practices Employee Engagement Micro Learning Best Practices Micro Learning ExamplesThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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. People use it to refer to several different ways of learning. Micro-learning requires little effort from individual sessions. Do you like microbes?

Hands-On #3: Download Your Copy of the Micro-Learning Chatbot (Emulation)

Vignettes Learning

The worlds of Learning Machines and Deep Learning are now vocabularies borrowed from the cognitive sciences and now applied in technology. IBM touts its Watson to be a learning machine capable of deep learning and more capabilities. Why are chatbots micro-learning tools?

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How to Create 5-Slide Micro-Learning - Tiny, Succinct, Fast - Tip #108

Vignettes Learning

Micro-Learning is serving “slices” to learners instead of the “whole pie.” I have always visualized micro-lessons as kernels of knowledge that enable trainers to trickle down valuable, high-impact yet very short lessons over a period of time.

Capture Financial Impacts of Micro-Learning - Download the 22-Page Case Study - Tip #107

Vignettes Learning

Micro-Learning has gained traction these recent years, thanks in part to millennials entering the workforce who are clamoring for results with the least amount of effort. The learning strategy is popular and in fashion today.

Micro-Learning: The New Way of Learning for Employee Training

Designing Digitally

Micro-learning is learning in short, bite-sized units. It is emerging as the latest learning strategy and can close a knowledge or skill gap pretty fast. Micro-learning scores over old-school training because it is designed to address this issue quite well.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating social learning in the workplace. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first.

5 Must See Examples of Microlearning Strategies for Corporate Training

Adobe Captivate

Nowadays, organizations are beginning to implement Microlearning strategies for both formal and informal learning. In order to meet a specific learning outcome, Microlearning—a short, focused learning nugget—is employed.

How to Combine Gamification with Stories and Micro-Learning (Live Prototype)- Tip 106

Vignettes Learning

Smorgasbord and Buffet Smorgasbord and buffet of learning approaches and technologies are abundant. So in this tip, I am posting ideas on combining of stories, micro-learning and gamification. Vignettes Learning Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning.

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. And this results in better learning retention. Microlearning could be anything that provides a brief learning experience.

Hands-On #5: Are You Ready for Micro-Learning Jobs? Check Out Your Skills

Vignettes Learning

The push for Micro-Learning has established a firm footing among companies, consultants, suppliers and vendors. In the process they have began recognizing that Micro-Learning jobs are actually needed now and the talent supply is scarce.

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Case Study- Reducing eLearning Cost to 50% by Using Must-Learn Lessons and Micro-Learning

Vignettes Learning

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? What strategy ensures that the software meets rapid development and cost objectives? e-Learning is inherently rapid.

Gamification And Microlearning: A Dynamite Combination

eLearning Industry

Smartphones have changed the way we learn, and the learning strategies that leverage it for training have become popular. Gamification Gamification Benefits Gamification Tips Micro Learning Micro Learning Best PracticesIn this article, I outline how you can combine gamification and microlearning to influence employee performance. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Latest Positive Trends In E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

That said, right now it is VR – and there are a lot of folks in the e-learning space – potential customers and vendors who are seeking it out. Deep Learning is on a roll. . If you have never heard the term deep learning before, here are the basics. E-Learning 24/7.

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Getting Started with Micro Course Content

LearnDash

Earlier this year I made a prediction : micro-content is going to increase in use in 2017 and hit the scene in a big way in 2018. All signs are pointing to this as more online courses going the route of the micro-course. The great thing about micro-content is that you don’t need any fancy technology to implement it. Where Did Micro-Content Come From? The micro-learning surge is not rocket science by any means. Thus we have the rise of micro-content.