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Podcast - Storytelling and Microlearning Transform Training Experiences

Posted by InSync Training on Feb 20, 2019 9:01:00 AM

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Laura Goodrich, Global Workforce Innovator at GWT Next, sat down with Phyllis Banner to discuss combining storytelling and short bursts of learning to create what she terms cinematic microlearning.

Research has shown that listening to stories helps us make better connections with material and that we retain information better when we receive it via short bursts of learning (commonly called microlearning).

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Microlearning, Storytelling, Modern Learning on the Air

Video - Formal VS Informal Microlearning: What's the Difference?

Posted by InSync Training on Feb 13, 2019 9:00:00 AM
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Microlearning is very useful in instructional design as you can create different types to support almost any moment of learning need.  You can use microlearning to address a critical topic in a formal, in-person learning event. But you can also use microlearning to help learners teach themselves whatever they need to know at a critical moment back on the job. 

Need more proof? Watch Phylise Banner’s helpful explanation of formal versus informal microlearning. In under four minutes, you’ll discover that understanding the difference between microlearning that supports formal programs and informal learning moments can be as simple as choosing between riding your bike or hopping on a bus.

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Topics: Podcasts and Videos, Microlearning

Recording - Connecting the Dots: Incorporating Microlearning Techniques Into Virtual Learning Experiences

Posted by InSync Training on Aug 4, 2017 7:01:29 PM

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Instructor: Jennifer Hofmann

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Would your learners benefit from virtual training served up in small bites? Come learn InSync’s recipe for success in crafting and delivering engaging microlearning and incorporating it into virtual classroom design. You will view examples, analyze what does and doesn’t work, and create a strategy for ensuring your bite-sized content gets used over and over again. Join us, and learn how to eat an elephant. YUM!

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Topics: Recordings, Microlearning

Recording - Embracing Microlearning in Your Learning Ecosystem

Posted by InSync Training on Apr 4, 2017 4:44:44 PM

April 4, 2017

Instructor: Carla Torgerson

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Microlearning (or nanolearning) – defined as providing learning material in short bursts that anyone can access any time – is being touted as the “next big thing.” We all have personal experiences of learning in this way, but how do we apply it to corporate learning?

In this practical program, we look at what microlearning is, guidance for creating your own microlearning resources, and how to use MILE, the MIcroLEarning Design Model© to develop a microlearning program. 

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Topics: InSync BYTE Recording, Modern Learning, Recordings, Microlearning