What is Microlearning?

In this post, we define what microlearning is and how it fits into the overall learning journey. We also explain why microlearning is suddenly on everyone's lips.

You will also find practical advice, based on our experience from working with large multinational companies like Uber, on how to succeed with your microlearning strategy.

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Jacob Waern
Learning in the gig economy

It wasn’t so long ago that working remotely was viewed as something of a novel concept, but with globalisation in full flow, businesses and individuals are no longer restricted by postcode when it comes to who they work with. Some companies, such as Uber have built their entire business models around it.

Of course, remote working doesn’t come without its challenges - although the technology to enable remote working is readily available, how do you ensure that your workforce is motivated, engaged and trained in the necessary skills? What’s clear is that companies need to move beyond traditional methods used to share information and train employees. 

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Jacob Waern
Binge-learning? Pass the popcorn!

Mention ’binging’ and most of us will think back guiltily to the last time we over-indulged on food, drink, TV, or even social media. Even if you binge on something worthwhile, like learning, it seems logical that ‘you can have ‘too much of a good thing’.

But do these concepts apply to learning? New Wharton research has looked into binge-consumption in the online education sector and whether you learn better this way. Read on to find out what the answer is!

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Jacob Waern
What is mobile learning (and why should you care)?

Did you know that smartphones outnumber PCs by 2.5 times? No? Well, the smartphone revolution is well and truly here.  So the question for people in the learning and development industry of what mobile learning really is has never been more pertinent.

In this post we define what mobile learning really is, why it matters to you and outline some key steps to devising a successful mobile learning strategy.

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Jacob Waern
How to produce great videos for microlearning Part III: Other options

This is the third part in our blog series on How to produce great videos for microlearning. If you missed the first two parts, you can access Part I: The Basics here and Part II: Getting down to business here

It's our belief that any successful microlearning strategy needs to include effective use of videos and so we're sharing our best practice tips in this series of blog post.

This is Part III dealing with alternatives to live video, such as seminars, screen capture and presentations.

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Jacob Waern
EduMe is a finalist in the 2018 Learning Awards!

We're thrilled that the Learning and Performance Institute selected us as a finalist in the 'Startup Learning Provider of the Year' category!

We believe that the learning industry is facing some incredible opportunities with the rapid ascent of mobile technology and we're proud to say we work at the very frontier of this paradigm shift. This was also recognised by Learning Technologies Awards just over a month ago when we were nominated for Best use of Mobile Learning in the Learning Technologies Awards 2018.

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Jacob Waern