Micro-Learning Trends

How Long Should Microlearning Actually Take?

One of the most commonly used descriptions of is that it is “bite sized”. This phrase is used to demonstrate the fact that the modules, courses, or lessons are broken up into chunks. Users can do one of these bite-sized chunks independent of the rest of the content, i.e. the chunk has a start, middle, and end. The question is, how long should you make bite-sized chunks?

Posted by Ethan Woidke,

May 31, 2016

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How retention measures up with microlearning vs traditional eLearning

One way to measure the difference between and is by retention rates. In other words, how well course participants retain the information learned in the course. Anecdotally, reports on retention rates are strongly in favour of microlearning, but is there anything more scientific?

Posted by Ethan Woidke,

May 16, 2016

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Why microlearning is great for retail employees

Retail is one sector that is seeing significant benefits from microlearning. It is therefore a tool that is being used by more and more retailers of all sizes and in every niche.

Posted by Ethan Woidke,

May 10, 2016

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Why fast learning can be useful

is an effective way to learn. It improves knowledge retention rates but it is also effective because it is efficient. In other words people learn quickly when they go through microlearning courses.

Posted by Isaac Dow,

May 3, 2016

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Why microlearning is perfect for onboarding

Microlearning is often viewed as a tool used to upskill existing employees, or to improve levels of knowledge in the workplace. Another highly effective application for microlearning, however, is in new employee onboarding.

Posted by Natalie Donalds,

April 29, 2016

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Myths Debunked About Microlearning

Microlearning is becoming a widely accepted tool for improving knowledge and skills in a way that suits the lifestyles of learners. It is being used by more people and companies today than ever before, but a number of myths now exist about how .

Posted by Ethan Woidke,

April 20, 2016

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Why Microlearning Is Best Suited For In Corporate Training

Where do people get their information from these days? Information such as the facts used in a business meeting or points to win an argument with a friend over lunch? People used to get this information from books and longform articles read in respected and well-known publications. That still happens today, but it is much more likely that the information is learned from a short and snappy news article or an even shorter social media post.

Posted by Isaac Dow,

April 4, 2016

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5 Reasons Why Micro Learning Will Continue to Grow Across 2016

Micro learning has become hugely popular over recent years, and is now a tool used by companies and learners all over the world. It works by teaching the learner through small, bite size pieces of content. This content is very specific and focused, there is nothing superfluous or distracting, and it only takes a few minutes to complete. What of the future of micro learning though, particularly over the coming year?

Posted by Ethan Woidke,

March 27, 2016

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Why Employees Love Microlearning?

One of the reasons that microlearning is beneficial to your organisation is that your employees love it. When they like and enjoy doing something they will be more likely to do it, and the results will be better. This is good for your organisation, but why exactly do employees like microlearning?

Posted by Isaac Dow,

March 22, 2016

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What Google Primer means for microlearning and what we can learn

is part of the ever-growing list of products from the huge technology corporation Google. It is an educational app featuring lessons on online marketing. It uses microlearning techniques to deliver those lessons, and the delivery method is via mobile devices.

Posted by Natalie Donalds,

April 7, 2016

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Why Microlearning is Great for Global Teams

Microlearning works for companies in all industries and of all sizes, but it is particularly beneficial to companies who operate a global workforce. Workers based in distant locations benefit from up-to-date courses and the fact that their learning tool is built around them. You benefit because the results are better and you save money.