Webinar Description: Microlearning is arguably the hottest topic in organizational learning right now. Everybody wants to get on the microlearning train, and it seems microlearning has emerged as a solution to many industry challenges. However, if you pause and critically examine some of the drivers that are powering the microlearning conversation, you will notice several myths being used to support interest in microlearning.
In this session, we will examine 7 critical myths that are prevalent in the microlearning conversation. We will explore each myth in detail, discussing why the myth is believed and what information is available that can shed light on the truth underlying the hype. By exploring these myths, you will be better positioned to understand where microlearning can truly impact your organization, as compared to just feeling like the right thing to do.
In this session, you will learn:
1. Using the definitions and examples provided you will be able to identify the traits of effective microlearning.
2. After exploring each myth in detail, you will be able to address why each myth is believed and how to dispel it.
3. You will comprehend how microlearning can be appropriately applied to benefit your organization.
ATD Competency Model - Area of Expertise This Session Supports: Learning Technologies
Speaker: As Owner of Learning Rebels, Shannon Tipton is a skilled learning strategist with over 20 years of leadership experience developing successful infrastructures for training departments across North America, Europe and Korea.
Shannon gets ridiculously excited to work with training teams and organizations to develop learning solutions to achieve applicable business results. Recognized as bringing real-world expertise into the learning field, Shannon aligns learning strategies with technologies and microlearning tools to strengthen workplace learning, enhance collaboration and increase learning connectivity.
As the author of “Disruptive Learning” Shannon frequently speaks at conferences across North America and Europe. Recently named in the top 100 elearning “Movers and Shakers” by eLearning Industry, Shannon’s blog “Learning Rebels” is in the top 100 elearning blogs and can be found at learningrebels.com.