Blog - microlearning strategy

  • July 27, 2015

    Could Microlearning be the Solution for CADD (Content Attention Deficit Disorder)?

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    When planning eLearning solutions, it’s not only about the content, but how that content is delivered and received. And, in today’s fast-paced, tech-based society, just because information is good doesn’t mean it’ll make a learner pay attention. It’s like serving filet mignon to a vegan: If they don’t want it, it doesn’t matter how perfectly it’s […]

  • April 15, 2015

    Microlearning: Strategy, Examples, Applications, & More

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    What is Microlearning? Microlearning (also spelled ‘micro learning’) is a teaching style that involves short bursts of highly engaging and interactive information, delivered to the the learner at his request. The learner is in full control of his education, and decides what, when and how much he is learning.

  • April 12, 2015

    Special Delivery: How 10-Second Training Can Improve Microlearning

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Snapchat Stories: They’re a fun way to check in on friends and even generating buzz, but could they be the next big thing for eLearning? Probably not. Unfortunately, Snapchat Stories–while super entertaining and hyper-condensed–might seem like a natural fit for microlearning, the format might put too heavy an emphasis on the “micro.”

  • January 20, 2014

    Microlearning Structure: Size Matters

    By: Andrew Fayad

    What’s in a name? Well, for microlearning, it’s the very essence of what makes the method so effective. By structuring curriculum around portable, bite-sized lessons, learners have the ability to take matters into their own hands. That means learning on their own time and enjoying a less-formal setting than education of old. By choosing the […]

  • December 04, 2013

    Microlearning: Turning Subject Matter Experts into Influencers

    By: Andrew Fayad

    If learners are only going to commit a few minutes of their time to microlearning with an SME, it had better be a good one. By turning SMEs into full-blown online influencers, you’re able to extend your reach past the usual suspects. Subject matter experts should be more than just experts, but thought leaders who […]

  • December 02, 2013

    How Companies are Implementing Microlearning Strategy

    By: Andrew Fayad

    While microlearning is nothing new, the format and strategy behind the learner-led method are progressive. Thanks to social networking sites like Twitter and ample opportunity for media sharing on YouTube, and through learning websites, it’s easier than ever for organizations to implement microlearning for everything from training to employee connections. Luckily, it’s not just for one industry in particular […]

  • November 25, 2013

    Integrating Microlearning into an Existing eLearning Strategy

    By: Andrew Fayad

    If you already have an eLearning strategy firmly in place, you might wonder why you would need anything else. Before you consider your training and eLearning sorted, you may be missing part of the puzzle if you neglect to add microlearning to your strategy. While eLearning software and training can help an organization teach new […]

  • September 17, 2013

    Microlearning Content Creation Tips

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    Consider your own learning style. What do you remember best? The information you were forced to receive at an inconvenient time and place or the knowledge you requested? Google Helpouts and TED-Ed are just two well known examples of the reach microlearninghas achieved. Savvy HR professionals should keep in mind the lessons their popularity has […]

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