Get Inspired: Five Examples of Good Microlearning Design

From Allen Interactions by Ellen Burns-Johnson, Instructional Writer/Designer / @EllenBJohnson  URL: http://info.alleninteractions.com/get-inspired-five-examples-of-good-microlearning-design In my last blog post, I introduced a few characteristics of good microlearning design: Sessions should be short (5-10 minutes or less). Sessions should be focused on one task or concept They should have no more than 10 seconds of introductory material. They should be genuine— in…

5 Steps To Address Micro Learning Moments: The New Learning Journey – Part 1

From eLearning Industry by Alfredo Leone URL: http://elearningindustry.com/5-steps-address-micro-learning-moments-new-learning-journey-part-1 There has been a lot of buzz in the learning industry about micro learning and about shorter learning experiences having a better impact with learners. Several companies are implementing learning production and distribution models based on targeted content nuggets or pills that let learners control their learning time and ensure…

Reasons To Love Microlearning

From alleninteractions By Ellen Burns-Johnson URL: http://info.alleninteractions.com/3-reasons-to-love-microlearning Microlearning is a trending term that refers to bite-sized pieces of learning content, usually in video format, that learners can quickly access. My favorite examples of microlearning are meant to be used as performance support or to serve up quick inspirational bites of insight. At only a few minutes in length,…

Microlearning Breaks Down Training To Build It Up

From eLearning Industry by Jayme Jenkins URL: http://elearningindustry.com/microlearning-breaks-training-build 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…

Why Video Is The Best Medium For Microlearning

From eLearning Industry by John Eades URL: http://elearningindustry.com/video-best-medium-microlearning Microlearning is where training is headed; but which is the best medium to deliver your content in order to improve knowledge transfer? 3 Reasons Why Video Is The Best Medium For Microlearning Let’s go back in time 5 years. It was 4 PM and I was bored, frustrated,…