Who Owns “Microlearning?” The Learners Do. Not Grovo.

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Grovo, Inc. (founded 2010) has trademarked the term “Microlearning”, reported by Chief Learning Officer. CLO states this is currently on a Supplemental Status. This is another attempt of a Goliath overshadowing the small folks made up of many Davids. Microlearning is too…

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Hands-On #5: Are You Ready for Microlearning Jobs? Check Out Your Skills

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The push for Microlearning has established a firm footing among companies, consultants, suppliers and vendors. In the process they have began recognizing that Microlearning jobs are actually needed now and the talent supply is scarce. A certain number of these…

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Hands-On #3: Download Your Copy of the Microlearning Chatbot (Emulation)

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The worlds of Learning Machines and Deep Learning are now vocabularies borrowed from the cognitive sciences and now applied in technology. IBM touts its Watson to be a learning machine capable of deep learning and more capabilities. Amazon’s Alexa promises…

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Can you explain the “Fiscal Cliff Crisis” to an Eight-year old?

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The title of this article is a challenge to educators, designers, and developers on how to turn complex financial subjects into simple understandable lessons. Finance matters are very important in current real life situations as America continues to thread the tightrope…

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Making Technical & Compliance Learning Engaging & Fun

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Synthesis:Develop fun and engaging technical and compliance elearning programs through approaches such as unbundling content adapted to the learner’s perspective, finding instant context and weaving context and facts through real-life stories. Identify “must learn” from “learn on need” content and…

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Creating Great Stories for eLearning

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Synthesis:  Create great stories for learning by exploring sources and methods like business artifacts, business practices or memes, personal tips, workarounds, how-to’s, self-help solutions and even people’s backgrounds. Systematically collected stories can  become a reference library for elearning  programs.   …

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Creating Learning Peaks with Scenarios

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Synthesis: Creating thought-provoking scenarios stretch the learner’s imagination and help them journey through varied emotions until they reach their learning peaks. ______________________________________________________________ When and how are learning peaks achieved? When ideas become actual experiences for learners then it triggers a…

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