Ray’s Top Blogs on Microlearning – Tip #163

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Here are Ray’s top blog-tips to jumpstart your 2018 Microlearning goals and forward steps.

Expertise: Why the Odds are Stacked Against Novices – Tip #93
We all have some level of expertise knowledge. However, we have to constantly test it and subject it to other unknowns.  In so doing, the value of our contributions are applied by others with the accompanying unknowns.

Breaking 10 Training Rules Using Microlearning – Tip #105
Rule-breaking is important and necessary to change things that have ceased to work. In the training world, however, it appears safer and far easier to continue following the old rules, even if conditions have changed and their value have diminished.

How Microlearning Boosts “At the Moment Performance” – Tip #114
Everyone in one way or the other,  does “at the moment performance” everyday. The goal of leaders, managers, and learning professionals is to help workers achieve optimal “at the moment performance.”

Micro-Instant Learning – Tip #123
Instant learning suggests a sense of immediacy and urgency. It means understanding on-demand information and developing skills to perform a specific task precisely at the moment of need.

Learning by SNIFFING: Are Learners Really Distracted or Are They Learning Differently? – Tip #135
Formal learning design and delivery has its own place. However, the assumption that learners ought to pay attention to or focus on learning content contradicts what is referred to as “sniffing” and “foraging.”

How Microlearning Impacts Coaching and Behavior Change – Tip #149
Learners usually decide they want to change behaviors, not because of the content or learning materials, but because they see it as a necessity to be effective in doing their work. It is possible because the worker has the answers from experience, other people and bosses, and access to content.

Microlearning is The “It’s-Always-There” Solution – Tip #157
“It’s-always-there” behaviour tells us that Microlearning FORMs are accepted and that VALUE is ubiquitous and normal and usual things we go to, for answers.

What Happens If There Is a Chip On Your Windshield? Cases of Microlearning Impacts – Tip #158
Monitoring the impacts and contributions of Microlearning is like figuring out how fast you are falling while you are actually falling from the sky. Moments of impact might be more valuable to Microlearning impacts.

Microlearning Leapfrogging – How to Succeed Against All Odds – Tip #160
Leapfrogging means vaulting from traditional, basic classroom learning into the rapid and instant Microlearning approach. It means focusing on the desired results which are doable within the means of the organization, at the speed that they want to achieve it. This is not about selecting, implementing and learning the right tools.

Going Beyond the Microlearning Fad Effect – Tip #161
Microlearning works best in the real world. The “Real World” involves doing work in a live actual work environment. In this state, workers take needed actions to complete tasks, solve problems and improve results.

Ray Jimenez, PhD
Vignettes Learning
“Helping Learners Learn Their Way”