Where Does Microlearning Fit in Blended Learning?

Where Does Microlearning Fit in Blended Learning?

Blended learning as the term suggests is a combination of instructor led training (ILT) and online learning or e-learning. Since it is a combination of facilitated and self-paced learning, it is suited to meet the learning expectations of a wider audience. Budget constraints are forcing organizations to convert ILT courses into e-learning. But it makes more sense to adopt a middle path of having a blended approach that is a combination of both classroom and online training.

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3 Savvy Ways to Deliver Microlearning in Your Blended Learning

3 Savvy Ways to Deliver Microlearning in Your Blended Learning

Microlearning modules have to be delivered the right way if they have to make an impact on your blended learning strategy. Microlearning is the training strategy that employees prefer because it delivers learning to them when and where they want it. These short bursts of information allow learners to access them at their convenience. Employees prefer microlearning because it gives them short and focused learning moments.

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Blended Learning for Corporate Training – The When and the How

Blended Learning for Corporate Training - The When and the How

For years, companies across the world trained their employees in an instructor-led environment. The classroom training methodology is very effective in helping learners acquire knowledge and skills. The presence of a trainer makes the learning process engaging and ensures learners take an active part in the learning process. However, the traditional method of training is highly inflexible. Learners have to follow fixed training schedules and cannot chart their own learning paths. To overcome this limitation of brick and mortar classrooms, several organizations are going for mixed-mode learning solutions, where employees attend trainer-led sessions and complete self-paced online learning modules, outside the classroom. In a mixed-mode learning program, some part of the time usually spent in an instructor-led session will be substituted or supplemented with online learning experiences. Technology-enabled learning and classroom training components will complement each other to provide rich, holistic learning experiences. Today, we will examine the training situations where a hybrid learning approach works best. We will also see how to formulate a successful blended learning strategy.

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5 Proven Tips to Blend Learning Formats

5 Proven Tips to Blend Learning Formats

A well-designed blend of learning delivery methods enables organizations to impart training of high quality and provides a high degree of flexibility to learners. Learners can be better involved through various types of instructional material. Good hybrid learning strategies allow the trainer to evaluate learner trends and proceed accordingly. They help companies make the most of the online learning format, while retaining the much needed human element in their training programs.

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