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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.

Is Your Organization Ready To Implement Microlearning?

Is Your Organization Ready To Implement Microlearning?

When it comes to corporate training, has your organization hit a wall? Or worse, is your company training no longer effective with employees? Whether you’re onboarding new employees or introducing new software/programs within a department, it’s important that organizational training techniques are not only up-to-date, but remain effective for every type of learner within your company. Enter microlearning. But is every organization cut out for it?

SuperMemo: Learn Fast And Forget About Forgetting

SuperMemo: Learn Fast And Forget About Forgetting

To remember something you have to repeat information. There are no shortcuts. The problem with repetition, however, is that you never know when to bring certain piece of information again to your mind. So you end up either with repeating the bulk portion of information (e.g. the whole list of new words of another language without distinguishing which one you already remember and which one is still not memorized) or do nothing.

Microlearning Breaks Down Training To Build It Up

Microlearning Breaks Down Training To Build It Up

With employees who are busy with other duties and often on the go, using microlearning by giving learners bite-sized programs frequently fits into their work day more easily than traditional training. However, making microlearning non-linear helps you deconstruct your eLearning content further, so that you can easily personalize it and successfully meet different learner needs.