Microlearning

microlearning

Microlearning (MY-crow LUR-neen) LIQUID What is Microlearning? Microlearning is short, self-directed learning segments that can serve as standalone resources or as part of a larger learning program. Other Common Names Other common names for lesson plan include: Learning bursts Key Properties The properties of the element microlearning include: short bursts of content narrowly focused available […]

Mentorship

mentorship

Mentorship (MEN-tor-ship) LIQUID What is Mentorship? Mentorship is a pairing of individuals that allows a lesser-experienced individual to gain insights into specific pathways toward success from a more-experienced individual. Other Common Names Other common names for mentorship include: Coaching Advisors Guides Key Properties of Mentorship A mentoring relationship can be either formal (many organizations have […]

Assessment

Assessment (SOO-purr-vEYE-zor SUH-port) LIQUID What is Assessment? An assessment is an instrument used to measure individual skills, knowledge gain, retention, or learning program effectiveness. Other Common Names Other common names for assessment include: Test Quiz Key Properties Assessment is an attempt to determine the effectiveness of a learning initiative and has the following core properties: […]

Follow Up

follow up

Follow Up (FA-low Up) LIQUID What is Follow up? The practice of ensuring learners have an opportunity to revisit what they have learned through post-training contact. This could include information sent by the trainer, conversations with a supervisor, peer learning groups, or communities of practice. Other Common Names Other common names for follow up include: […]

Spaced Learning

spaced learning

Spaced Learning (SPAY-st LUHR-neen) LIQUID What is Spaced Learning? Spaced learning is a learning program strategy in which content is revisited over a period of time (e.g., hours, days, weeks), encouraging learners to access previously introduced topics and increasing the potential for retention. Other Common Names Other common names for spaced learning include: Spaced retrieval […]

Learning Boosts

learning boosts

Learning Boosts (LURN-een BOO-sts) LIQUID What is a Learning Boost? Learning boosts are a learning program strategy in which learners are sent short pieces of information, activities, or quiz questions to boost retention of a particular topic or subject. Other Common Names Other common names for learning boosts include: Refreshers Nudges Key Properties of Learning […]

Measuring for Effectiveness

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Measuring for Effectiveness (MEH-zure-een fur EEfek-tiv-nuss) LIQUID What does Measuring for Effectiveness Mean? Measuring for effectiveness (or training evaluation) is a learning program strategy in which the efficacy of a program is measured using qualitative and/or quantitative means. Other Common Names Other common names for measuring for effectiveness include: Training evaluation Key Properties With measuring […]

Supervisor Support

supervisor support

Supervisor Support (SOO-purr-vEYE-zor SUH-port) LIQUID What is Supervisor Support? Supervisor support is a strategy of engaging a training participant’s supervisor to help support the learner before and after a learning experience in an effort to ensure skill transfer to the job. Other Common Names Other common names for lesson plan include: People Management   Key […]