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The Top 7 Microlearning Examples in Everyday Life

The Top 10 Microlearning Examples in Everyday Life (per the expert team of learning professionals at mLevel) This is a follow up to one of our most popular blog posts, The Top 10 Gamification Examples in Everyday Life. Microlearning is one of the biggest buzzwords in the L&D space today, but chances are you’re already …

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How to Reduce Training Development Time from 2 Months to 2 Weeks

If you’re wondering how you can reduce training development time in your L&D initiatives, you’re not alone. Creating, developing, designing, publishing, and distributing training courses takes an enormous amount of effort – not to mention all the revisions and input that happen along the way. Recently Robin DeFelice and Karl Kapp released an update to …

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mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017

As a team, we’ve all expanded our knowledge over the last year, from how to make business more efficient, to learning new technologies, to hosting company-wide brainstorming sessions, to expanding our internship programs. But there’s one area where we are all still learning – and that’s in the field of learning itself. At mLevel, we …

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The Missing Metric: Why the Learning Industry Doesn’t Track ROI

 Why is ROI not a commonly used metric for success in learning? Over the past 4 years, I have come to know many learning professionals. I’ve met ones who specialize in content creation, instructional design, learning technology and general instruction. When I ask the question of how they measure the success of their programs, ROI …

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Training Optimization: How to Get an ROI from Your LMS

There is one concept in life that most everyone would agree upon and I’m not talking about the inevitability of death and taxes. I’m talking about change. Change is hard and so hard that even when individuals and companies are in a ‘change or die’ situation, most still don’t have the ability to do what …

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Educators and Marketers are Both Facing a Huge Problem

I admit, I am a relative newbie to the world of learning compared to those lifelong professionals who have been on the journey for more than my paltry 4 years. One thing I have observed is that learning suffers from the same challenge that marketers do each day: how do I get my audience to …

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Learning is Not a Hat, and One Size Does Not Fit All

How to Adapt Your Learning Strategy to Reach All Learners When is the last time you took a standardized test? Do you feel like it fairly measured your intelligence and knowledge? Did you enjoy taking the SAT or ACT? For most (and myself), the answer is no. Even though standardized tests, huge lecture halls, and …

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The 3 Most Powerful Ways to Monetize Corporate Training

How microlearning has evolved traditional corporate training efforts Opportunities for professional development is a critical consideration for many employees and job seekers, especially those who are concerned with advancing their career. Organizations that have a culture of training or sponsor continuing education are more attractive to potential hires than their competitors without this benefit. The availability of …

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Microlearning: How Educators Can Learn from Athletes

Microlearning: How Educators Can Learn From Athletes

It’s time for the education industry to catch up to the field of athletics when it comes to understanding the impact data can have on human performance. For decades, athletes have been using microlearning, technology, and data to train effectively and perform better. As a child I grew up with a passion and love for sports …

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