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5 Killer Examples: How To Use Microlearning-Based Training Effectively

5 Killer Examples: How To Use Microlearning-Based Training Effectively

Microlearning is more than a buzz today. It is being increasingly used by many organizations for both formal and informal learning. It appeals to the learners as it consumes less time and is available to them exactly at the time of the learning need (just-in-time). Furthermore, its rich media formats ensure better retention of the learning. Organizations are embracing microlearning as it is cheaper to build, quicker to deploy, and can be updated fairly easily. You can use microlearning nuggets flexibly as stand-alone assets or as multiple micro-courses. Here are 5 great examples of using microlearning-based training effectively.

10 Benefits Of Microlearning-Based Training

10 Benefits Of Microlearning-Based Training

While microlearning is not a new concept, it is suddenly being talked about as the next significant approach to train workforce. Although chunking content into short bytes has existed for a long time, we are seeing an increased focus on microlearning as a fairly significant part of an organization’s overall training delivery. Here are 10 benefits of microlearning-based training.

From Learning Nuggets And Paths To Learning Maps And Learning GPS

From Learning Nuggets And Paths To Learning Maps And Learning GPS

Creating effective eLearning is hard, especially when you do not have an eLearning background. In this article I will describe how you can improve your eLearning by creating smaller modules, tie them together in learning paths, and then a learning GPS will plan your learning route. I will add a future outlook for learning as well.

3 Things Google Can Teach Us About Microlearning

3 Things Google Can Teach Us About Microlearning

Recently my 10-year-old was working on a school project about state capitals, and he began asking questions about Montgomery, the capital of the state where he was born. But we haven’t lived in Alabama for almost a decade, so I couldn’t come up with much more than it being home to the minor league baseball team with the best nickname in all of sports (Go Biscuits!). In the time it took me to fondly reminisce about the yellow baseball hats, my 14-year-old found a wealth of information about Montgomery history and current events. She was, of course, holding her phone, having just completed a Google search for Montgomery, Alabama, and it occurred to me that she had just gone through a microlearning experience.

Why Micro Learning Is The Future Of Training In The Workplace

Why Micro Learning Is The Future Of Training In The Workplace

How do you get your news these days? If you get the paper off of the driveway every morning and read it with your coffee, you are in a small minority. You may catch the early morning news on TV while you get dressed; you may get some news tidbits on the radio while you drive to work; or you may, like a growing majority, turn to the internet for short snippets of news, using your smartphone or tablet. This is an example of micro learning, and we engage in it every day.