The Perfect Duo: 4 Reasons Videos and Microlearning Go Together

The Perfect Duo: 4 Reasons Videos and Microlearning Go Together

Microlearning has become the new favorite in the e-learning world, thanks to the growing number of employees who belong to the millennial generation. To this generation, whose typical characteristics are short attention spans, busy lifestyles, and a tendency to access information on their mobile phones, microlearning is a perfect fit. Small, bite-sized modules which millennial learners can access anytime and anywhere is just what they need. However, how can you design microlearning so that it hits the target each time, every time?

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How Short E-learning Modules Facilitate Effective Learning

How Short E-learning Modules Facilitate Effective Learning

Small is beautiful. –E. F. Schumacher

Are you worried about the low completion rates of your online courses? Do you wish to help your learners comprehend subject matter easily and retain it effectively? You need to go for microlearning. A study by BBC revealed that the delivery of training content in the form of short learning modules can enhance understanding, retention, and application levels by at least 30%. No wonder, 8 out of 10 L&D professionals prefer imparting training through bite-sized learning modules.

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Microlearning – 4 Success Stories of Its Effective Use

Microlearning - 4 Success Stories of Its Effective Use

To fight the shrinking attention spans of employees, deliver training that can fit into their tight schedules; to support learners on the job, training experts recommend microlearning – short, specific, online learning nuggets. But is this really a solution? Will information in small nuggets really help learners learn something worthwhile? You may not agree with a simple ‘YES’.

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Microlearning for Safety Training in Three Different Phases [Infographic]

Organizations generally conduct safety trainings as one-off annual events and don’t plan for training sessions on-site. They provide safety manuals, but employees often do not read them as they are lengthy, dull, and employees are hard pressed for time. For such employees, delivering content in digestible and specific nuggets on their mobile devices will help. This method of delivering training content is called Microlearning.

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From Enforcement to Engagement – Microlearning for Safety Training

From Enforcement to Engagement - Microlearning for Safety Training

The number of workplace injuries and deaths is increasing year by year. According to the 2014 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration of the United States Department of Labor, 4,821 workers were killed on the job in the year 2014. So, on an average, more than 92 deaths a week or more than 13 every day. Employees are their greatest asset, and organizations cannot afford to lose them; they need to take steps to ensure their safety. Also, regulatory bodies make it mandatory for organizations to implement safety training programs and prevent such fatalities.

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Microlearning: How to Get Started?

Microlearning: How to Get Started?

Delivering online training modules of short duration, popularly known as Microlearning, is more relevant in this fast-paced, tech-driven world than lengthy modules. And as employees today are way too occupied multitasking and running around to meet deadlines, it becomes difficult for them to manage time between project deadlines to accommodate training. So, microlearning becomes more of a necessity than a luxury. Whether it stands on its own or is part of a bigger strategy, it always helps impart knowledge quickly, improve specific skills, and ensure better knowledge retention. But how do you get started with microlearning? Here are 5 useful tips to keep in mind when getting started with microlearning.

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