Using Commonplace Microtechnologies in Your Microlearning Strategies – Workshop Tip # 260

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(Special thanks to Espen Lund of Tomra for sharing ideas) Have you ever thought of a kitchen spatula as microtechnology? It’s true. Whenever we cook at home, we are using a whole bunch of microtechnologies. These are commonplace tools like…

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How to Search Even Faster Using Microlearning – Workshop Tip #255

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Search engines revolutionized the way we research. By simply hovering on the “search” bar and typing keywords, we instantly get a bevy of information and results. But the questions are: Does this innovation drive more learning? Is searching more important…

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Are We Training Too Fast That We Don’t Allow Learners to Reflect? Workshop Tip – #241

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During a regular training session, the trainer asked the participants in the workshop, “Do you have any questions?” The participants answered, “None for now, but I am sure I will have questions when I get back to work.” This is…

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Microlearning Tip: “Let Your Fingers Do the Talking” – Workshop Tip #216

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“The only thing that has remained constant is change.” In a time where there seems to be no end to technological advances, surviving it means to adapt. So how can this be applied in microlearning? Millenials or Gen Z may…

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Steps in Creating Content That Helps Learners Achieve Their Goals – Tip #206

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Here’s an initial question to you. How do participants learn in a situation? Let’s find out by comparing certain examples. THE CASE OF ECONOMICS I like this video simply because it is a “shining” example of how you can bore…

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A Dash of Exaggeration Makes Story-Based Lessons More Captivating – Tip #203

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Two coworkers met during break time and shared the interesting things that happened to them so far. One worked through his story in a linear fashion, i.e., from point A to point B. The other started with, “You won’t believe…

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