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Applying New Learning Technologies is Only Half of the Equation

Posted by Adam Gallotta on Tue, Aug 28, 2018

Recently, I came across an article in E-learn Magazine which stated that companies are investing more than ever in corporate training and education. At the same time, in today’s complex, attention- and retention-challenged world, we've seen a shift away from traditional learning programs to corporate budgets and time being spent elsewhere.

So what exactly are companies investing in?

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Topics: Training Reinforcement, Culture of Learning, microlearning

TD Mag publishes our “Five Steps to Protect Your Training with Reinforcement” article

Posted by Shahin Sobhani on Tue, Jan 9, 2018
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I am pleased to share a summary below of my article “Five Steps to Protect Your Training with Reinforcement” featured in TD Magazine’s December issue. TD Mag is the ATD’s award-winning monthly magazine that covers industry best practices, emerging technologies, and trends.

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Topics: Training Reinforcement, microlearning, publication

5 Reasons You Should Include Quizzes in Your Microlearning Program

Posted by Obi Ochu on Wed, Oct 11, 2017

As organizations apply microlearning to their learning strategy, they are discovering that it is a great way to make learning stick and help employees master complex topics.  Microlearning enables employees to consume training content in bite-size chunks right on their mobile devices, without stepping out of the “performance moment.”

An often-overlooked hero of effective microlearning programs is the micro quiz. Micro quizzes are light, interactive practices that are spread strategically throughout your microlearning program.  They are typically limited to 5 text-based questions on a narrowly defined topic, skill or competency.  It’s important to note that micro quizzes aren’t the long, high-stakes assessments that we often encounter in formal training curricula.  They don’t lead to some sort of certification or serve a compliance purpose. 

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Topics: microlearning, microlearning platform, microlearning program, bite-size learning, bite-sized