Microlearning: Overcoming 4 Assumptions

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If we’re not focused on the right problems, we can’t be sure that microlearning is the right solution. The training industry’s interest in microlearning shows no signs of slowing. microlearning Ellen Burns-Johnson microlearning examples

Three Guidelines for Meaningful Microlearning

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microlearning microlearning examplesBy ELLEN BURNS-JOHNSON, Instructional Designer / @ELLENBJOHNSON L ast week, my Studio Executive and I visited a client in California. The meeting went well, so to celebrate, she and I went out for tapas.

Microlearning

Ontuitive

We've all heard a lot about "microlearning." Over the last few years we've seen a growing use of the term "microlearning." ” Whatever we might choose to name it, the hype around microlearning participates in this same trend. What is it, why is it, and does it work?

Microlearning for Knowledge Retention

TLC Media Design

Microlearning focuses on something specific as opposed to a. The post Microlearning for Knowledge Retention appeared first on TLC Media Design, LLC. Design eLearning MicrolearningDo you consider yourself an instructional designer, developer, teacher, curriculum writer, coach?

How long should microlearning be?

Axonify

is the most popular question in the microlearning conversation, by far. With so many different microlearning explanations flying around, people are grasping to find some consistency in the concept. Since duration is a clear differentiator between microlearning and traditional tactics, that’s where the attention goes. To be effective, microlearning must fit naturally into the daily workflow, engage employees in voluntary participation, be based in brain science (i.e.

Microlearning: The Misunderstood Buzzword

Learning Rebels

In case you’ve been under a rock the last year, Microlearning is THE new buzzword for training. Microlearning is NOT a new term. Microlearning has been around for as long as people have been creating work aids to put toner in copy machines. So, what is microlearning?

Scaffolding in Microlearning

Experiencing eLearning

How do you incorporate scaffolding in microlearning? How is scaffolding different in microlearning than in longer formats? That raises an issue for microlearning. Scaffolding is removed over time, but microlearning doesn’t have the long time span for typical scaffolding.

Microlearning: The Assessment Factor

InSync Training

There are different points of view on how assessment in microlearning actually plays out. The good news is that microlearning is assessable. Microlearning AssessmentThere are some variables to consider when sorting out what learners actually gain from these nuggets of information. In fact, there's even research to prove it.

How long is microlearning?

Axonify

is the most popular question in the microlearning conversation, by far. With so many different microlearning explanations flying around, people are grasping to find some consistency in the concept. Since duration is a clear differentiator between microlearning and traditional tactics, that’s where the attention goes. To be effective, microlearning must fit naturally into the daily workflow, engage employees in voluntary participation, be based in brain science (i.e.

Diagramming Microlearning

Clark Quinn

I’ll be giving an upcoming webinar where I make my case for defining microlearning. Microlearning is a portmanteau (technical term: mashup) of micro and learning. The post Diagramming Microlearning appeared first on Learnlets.

Microlearning: Fad or Fantastic?

Web Courseworks

This format of learning has spawned the microlearning movement. Let’s agree on a general definition of microlearning. Microlearning deals with relatively small learning units and short-term learning activities. The post Microlearning: Fad or Fantastic?

Microlearning, Macroresults: A Primer

InSync Training

Microlearning is clearly what we need! MicrolearningThink about how you best learn. If you're anything like me—always on a tight schedule, short attention span, prefer pictures to words—small chunks of information in one sitting are about all you can manage. It's not a new method (don't forget the primeval flashcard), but technology has changed its presentation, delivery, and use. And made it more USEFUL because of its accessibility.

The Magic of Microlearning

Association eLearning

That’s the main idea behind microlearning. Here are some of the advantages of microlearning: Great for quick, on-the-job reference. The same course, approached as microlearning, might have dozens of separate parts. What do you think of microlearning, have you ever used it?

Microlearning, Mega Results

Association eLearning

The new buzzword in learning and development is microlearning. Microlearning is a way of teaching and delivering content to learners in small, bite-sized chunks. HOW LONG SHOULD MICROLEARNING BE? How long microlearning courses should be, varies from organization to organization.

Why Millennials Love Microlearning

Grovo

The key to doing that job effectively is microlearning , a method that uses small moments of learning to drive better job performance and development. Microlearning works the same way. Microlearning is the most effective way to learn on mobile. Microlearning makes it happen.

How do you convert traditional training content to microlearning?

Axonify

I’m often asked the following question: “How do you convert traditional content to microlearning?” Well, not exactly … Before we get into the details, first, let’s revisit the definition of microlearning : Microlearning is an approach to training that delivers content in short, focused bites. That’s not microlearning. The process of “converting” your content to microlearning begins with the question “What is the most important issue facing our business right now?”

Why Microlearning Works

Grovo

Microlearning is the process of building successful behaviors in short, focused segments. Actually, microlearning is a method that tries to make everything about learning as accessible as possible. Microlearning is how it gets easier. Microlearning’s power to transform.

Microlearning Use Cases

InSync Training

Microlearning provides a viable approach for many training content pieces and learner support resources. On the surface, microlearning may not sound like a universally accessible option. “My Blended learning Microlearning

Microlearning: What’s Really Important?

InSync Training

In a previous post , we provided some insight into the trending topic of microlearning. Let's look at some of the important elements of quality microlearning that can guide the development and design process. MicrolearningWhat’s Really Important? Because it's so popular and supports the way business is being done, there's lots of movement in the industry to put it into action. But, we need to make sure that it is done the "right way" for our learners.

Microlearning: What It Is and What It Isn’t

Bottom-Line Performance

Microlearning. 18% of respondents said they’re excited about microlearning for the year ahead. The overall breakdown of trends cited lines up with the type of solutions we have been creating in recent months: Microlearning can take many different shapes.

If Your Training Doesn’t Stick, You Need Microlearning

Learning Rebels

This is where microlearning can have your back. Microlearning is an important tool in your toolbox to reinforce and support employees after training. Further, microlearning can be used as a performance support tool. Using microlearning to support behavior change.

(Microlearning) tool of the month: Guidiance

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Microlearning is a trend in online learning, so the tool of the month is a microlearning tool: Guidiance. Microlearning originated from the idea of learning on the fly, via your mobile. Microlearning can be linked to a training programme as a follow-up activity.

What is Microlearning?

Grovo

Meet microlearning. Microlearning uses tiny bursts of information to build complex skills you can apply the moment you learn them. Microlearning meets you where you are while you’re working—no more zoning out in front of a PowerPoint while your to-do list piles up.

The 7 Benefits of Microlearning

Cobblestone Learning

What is Microlearning? Broadly, microlearning refers to micro-perspectives of learning, training and skill development. Microlearning is a holistic approach for skill-based learning which deals with relatively small learning units and short-term learning activities.

Microlearning: Fab or Fad?

Tom Spiglanin

There’s a new buzzword in town, and it’s name is microlearning. 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. Microlearning is not new.

Microlearning for Retail Industry

Upside Learning

Mobile Learning Microlearning Microlearning for Retail Performance SupportChange is the only constant and that certainly holds true for the retail industry that continues to evolve rapidly, resulting in the need for employees to constantly learn, adapt and evolve. Employees have to keep up with the current trend to deliver in their roles. The modern retail workspace is characterised by relatively young employees […].

How do you measure microlearning?

Axonify

Microlearning is built for measurement. Microlearning solves the problems with traditional measurement. Take a look at our microlearning definition : Microlearning is an approach to training that delivers content in short, focused bites. I previously addressed the question, “ How long is microlearning ?” Focus is also what makes microlearning so measureable. Knowledge can be assessed through questions embedded in daily microlearning sessions.

Microlearning

Beyond Campus Innovations

Microlearning. We’ve investigated adaptive learning , which uses learner-driven technology to chart future curriculum, and today we’re diving into another phenomenon, “microlearning.”. Easily digestible microlearning “nuggets” provide short bursts of content to quickly teach learners something new. And that leads us to “microlearning.”. What is Microlearning? Some hallmarks of microlearning include…. When to Use Microlearning.

How Microlearning Enables “Micro-Moments”

Bottom-Line Performance

There is a lot of talk in the L&D community about microlearning , and for good reason. This has big implications for how we use mobile and microlearning in training. When done correctly, microlearning enables and encourages micro-moments.

The Big Benefits of Microlearning

InSync Training

Microlearning has the power to change the way we design and facilitate our training programs. Jennifer Hofmann, graciously sponsored by Airclass, shared her proven model, Connecting the Dots: Incorporating Microlearning Techniques into Virtual Classroom Experiences , with Training Magazine Network learners. Let’s define microlearning , its benefits, and associated limitations to help you add this learning technique into your repertoire. Microlearning

Following the Breadcrumbs: Scaffolding in Microlearning

InSync Training

If you've been reading the latest posts, you're now pretty well primed in microlearning , from what it is to where it fits in the learning lifecycle. Because microlearning is a "hot" trend, there is some wiggle room around its design, implementation , and use. Ask a few digital learning specialists about where it rests in microlearning , and guess what? Microlearning

10 Critical Design Characteristics of Microlearning

CommLab India

This blog highlights the 10 critical design characteristics of microlearning. It also talks about why microlearning is important and how organizations benefit from using microlearning in their training strategy. eLearning Design microlearning

Can microlearning be applied to soft skills?

Axonify

I hosted an interactive panel discussion on microlearning during the 2018 ATD International Conference and Expo in San Diego. Between the 4 panelists with considerable experience on the topic and the 400+ attendees, it’s safe to say that it was the BIGGEST microlearning discussion ever conducted. But there’s one question that stands out – because I hear it so often in conversations about microlearning …. Microlearning is focused on measurable business results.

The Top Reasons You Should Be Using Microlearning

Blue Sky eLearn

If you’re in the elearning industry, there is a pretty good chance you’ve heard the buzzword ‘microlearning’. Perhaps you’ve already started implementing microlearning into your overall elearning program. If you have not, or are still on the fence about starting to use microlearning at all, here are some of the top reasons to start! Another application of microlearning is what is referred to as ‘just-in-time content’.

Have We Forgotten What Microlearning Means?

Axonify

It’s time to set the record straight on one of the more malicious examples: microlearning. Microlearning: What is it good for? As one of the early innovations in the corporate eLearning space, microlearning was one of the first victims of gross mishandling. Beyond Microlearning.

4 Microlearning Assets to Fuel Sales Training

CommLab India

Microlearning is an innovation in workplace training that makes the hard work of effective learning easier to undertake. This blog talks about how microlearning can be used for enhance sales training in organizations.

8 Guidelines for Designing Microlearning Resources

InSync Training

What’s the deal with microlearning? Today, we’ll cover the basics of microlearning and an instructional design approach for creating these content pieces – both highlights from Carla Torgerson’s excellent recent InSync BYTE session, Embracing Microlearning in Your Learning Ecosystem.