Microlearning Certification WorkshopA Quick Gateway to Designing Engaging, High-Impact Microlearning


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About the Workshop

With today’s twin challenges of short attention spans and busy employee schedules, organizations are hard pressed to offer knowledge - just the right amount, on the right topic, at the moment of need. Microlearning has emerged as an ideal solution to effectively address these issues.

In short, microlearning embraces a learning strategy that delivers information to learners in small, targeted chunks that are carefully aligned with desired individual and organizational results. Each “learning nugget” is typically only a few minutes in length and focused on a single learning objective.

Microlearning can be configured in a variety of engaging formats such:

Animations

eBooks

Games

GIFs

Quizzes

Videos

Case Scenarios

Digital Flashcards

Infographics

Mobile Apps

Interactive Resources

Concept and Process Maps

Come join us for an interactive, hands-on one-day workshop on designing microlearning modules - where we discuss all things micro for maximized business results. And, BYOC - bring your own content! You’ll be able to immediately apply our principles and practices to your own needs.

You'll learn from practitioners with 30+ years of instructional design experience; plus, be able to collaborate and network with other top professionals from a variety of organizations.

Objectives of the Workshop

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Distinguish microlearning from other instructional strategies
  • Determine appropriate applications (uses) for microlearning
  • Articulate the impact and value of microlearning to organizational results
  • Outline a rapid development process for creating microlearning assets
  • Using a template and design checklists, develop a microlearning asset

For your hard work and effort, you’ll be awarded with a certificate of completion and lots of resources for your toolkit!

Agenda

Download the Workshop Agenda [PDF]

  • 8:30 am - 9:30 am Registration and Welcome Remarks
  • 9:30 am - 11:15 am Introduction - What Microlearning Is... and What It’s NOT

    Implications on design, development, and deployment

    Learning at the Moment of Need

    Transforming the way people learn

    Accelerated Learning = Accelerated Proficiency

    Creating a progressive array of performance solutions through the Microlearning perspective

  • 11:15 am - 11:30 am Break
  • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Recognizing Types of Information for Different Forms of Microlearning Interventions

    The importance of addressing the nature of your content

    Aligning Instructional Activities with Performance Objectives

    Leveraging performance taxonomies: Cognitive, Affective, and Psychomotor domains in Microlearning

  • 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
  • 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm Case Scenario - Creating Engaging Microlearning

    Taking a Microlearning storyboard/script to the next level

    Applying Principles to Current Projects

    Refining your instructional activities for Microlearning

  • 3:45 pm - 4:00 pm Closing Remarks

    Available Quick Reference ToolsReflection and Commitment

This agenda will be updated based on further refinements.

Key Takeaways

A glimpse at the exciting, invaluable assets that await you:

  • Streamlined process to rapidly design engaging microlearning
  • Analysis and design plan templates
  • A framework for communicating value to stakeholders
  • Storyboard templates
  • Tips and tricks for rapid prototyping and development
  • Quality Assurance (QA) checklists
  • Macro implementation template
  • Ready-to-use microlearning templates in Storyline and Lectora
Need help convincing your manager? Download Letter Template [docx]

Workshop Prerequisites

Participants should bring a laptop and mobile device (tablet or smartphone), a sense of curiosity and willingness to collaboratively learn!

Facilitators

Dr. Howard Lewis

Chief Learning Architect – USA

Dr. Lewis is the founder of and currently serving as President and Chief Learning Architect for Integrated Performance Solutions, Inc. (IPS). Howard has been involved in education, instructional design, and performance technology for over 36 years; including corporate positions with Health Net, Xerox Corporation, Apple Computer, and RTC.

He has extensive experience in areas such as leadership, management, sales and marketing, safety, operations, HR and performance management. He serves as an adjunct professor with Colorado State University teaching High-Impact, On-Demand Performance Solutions. Howard earned his doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction, Instructional Technology and International Training from the University of Southern California.

Dr. Lewis is also a Certified Performance Technologist (CPT), awarded by the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) to experienced practitioners in the field of Organizational Performance Improvement. As the Chief Learning Architect - USA, at CommLab India, Dr. Lewis is responsible for learning strategy development and instructional design consultation in North America. He collaborates with the team in India to create highly-interactive and engaging learning solutions.


Dr. Ayesha Habeeb Omer

COO and Co-founder

The COO and Co-Founder of CommLab India, Dr. Ayesha Habeeb Omer is totally focused on delighting customers. She is an expert in understanding customers' needs and delivering high value-for-money solutions.

A live-wire, high-energy speaker, Ayesha is passionate about customer education, building win-win long-term relations. She is also very knowledgeable about the latest learning technologies, design processes and quality assurance practices in eLearning.

Ayesha has 20 years’ experience in financial services, training, and e-learning. She is a Ph.D. in e-learning and also holds an Advanced E-learning Instructional Design Certificate from ATD, USA.

Who Should Participate

  • Learning Technology Experts
  • Instructional Technologists
  • Instructional Designers
  • eLearning Developers
  • eLearning Specialists
  • Instructional Content Designers
  • Corporate University Managers
  • Curriculum Designers, Managers, and Directors
  • eLearning Program Directors and Managers
  • Training and Learning Coordinators
  • Education and Training Specialists
  • Learning & Development Specialists

Anyone looking to leverage microlearning solutions to increase organizational efficiencies and performance.

Workshop Locations

San Francisco

Sep 26, 2017
Hilton San Francisco Financial District
750 Kearny St,
San Francisco, CA 94108

Chicago

Sep 28, 2017
InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
505 Michigan Avenue,
Chicago, IL 60611
Registrations Closed!

Moments of Success


2017 Events

We are passionate about helping customers choose the right solutions, at the right time, to yield the best results. We organize workshops on the latest developments in eLearning, drawing from our experience working for organizations in 30+ countries. Until last year, we were conducting seminars only at customer locations in the US, India and Europe.

This year, we decided to conduct similar events for the Learning & Development fraternity in general. Our events in 4 Indian cities and in Zurich, Switzerland during March-April were a resounding success. We followed this with learning seminars across 4 US cities in Sept-Oct.

E-learning Summit in USA  E-learning Summit in Zurich  E-learning Summit in India

CommLab India addresses the learning and development needs of major organizations through its custom and rapid e-learning solutions, translations, and mobile learning services. Since 2000, we have been offering technology-enabled solutions to accelerate workforce performance. Read More