Today's learners demand control, and whether they like it or not, they just don't have a lot of time. Enter short-form learning, a trend in corporate training that's gaining ground fast. Intrepid's own Director of Design and Development, Manjit Sekhon, explains the ins and outs of short-form learning and explores the opportunities (for learners) and challenges (for instructional designers) in her article "Bite-Size Learning Turns Less into More" in the Winter issue of Training Industry Magazine.
That new 17-page white paper from the marketing department is chock-full of useful information for the sales team, and so is the accompanying hour-long video formatted for viewing on laptop or tablet.
So what does a training manager do upon the sad discovery that neither one is drawing much attention from the company's busy young sales reps who prefer to catch their learning on the fly?
One solution is to split the white paper into 17 separate blog posts, as well as a series of two-minute videos that team members can access from any portable device at their convenience. Problem solved.
Welcome to the world of short-form learning [...]
For more on this essential tool of modern corporate learning, read the article in Training Industry Magazine.
Manjit Sekhon is Director of Learning Experience Design at Intrepid Learning. She has been in the field of learning design and delivery since 1999, after completing her MBA in human resources management. She joined Intrepid in 2008.