Collaboration among employees is an essential practice for learning, this is acknowledged by organizations the world over. Social learning is integral to all learning environments as learners tend to gain knowledge more by observation, interaction, and collaboration. Social learning in simple terms is learning with the help of your social network, we tend to engage in one or the other form of social learning in our day to day activities, it could be the discussions in the cafeteria or more sophisticated interactions on blogs and social media. Continue reading
Microlearning, as the name suggests, is getting your eLearning in small doses and bursts, in a short span of time. A practical solution to the short attention span of the overwhelmed and easily distracted millennial audience, as well as the proliferation of trends like the gamification of learning and “mobile”, “just-in-time”, and “on-the-spot” learning, microlearning is a trend that is rapidly gaining popularity and evolving as a better learning strategy.
To understand the scope of microlearning, we must first understand the vast range of what the term encompasses. It could be anything from instructional YouTube videos, interactive infographics, podcasts, mini training quizzes, short eLearning scenarios, interactive PDFs, gamification of learning, and even emails and text messages. Continue reading