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    1. Microlearning: A New Learning Model

      Dolasinski, M. J., & Reynolds, J. (2020). Microlearning: A New Learning Model. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 44(3), 551.

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      Changes in the current workplace are creating changes in traditional processes. One such process is the way that the millennial and subsequent generations joining the workplace consume learning. The hospitality industry is an ever-changing service industry in which organizations need to continue to adapt to stay relevant. Trained employees providing excellent guest experiences are a competitive advantage. Some barriers to training include lack of time, lack of resources, and changing learning expectations. The aim of this article was to propose a new learning model that integrates performance workflow and microlearning. Microlearning is an approach that focuses on a single concept, utilizing multisensory and multimodality in a focused short amount of time. It can be easily incorporated to the job workflow. The model, future research, and implications are discussed

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    1. Microlearning: Knowledge management applications and competency-based training in the workplace

      Lynn C. Emerson, & Zane L. Berge. (2018). Microlearning: Knowledge management applications and competency-based training in the workplace. Knowledge Management & E-Learning: An International Journal, 10(2), 125–132.

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      The focus of this article is a threefold discussion on microlearning 1) how microlearning best practices facilitate knowledge acquisition in the workplace by engaging and motivating employees through short, personalized, just-in-time learning, 2) ways microlearning integrates with knowledge management applications through situational mentoring, and 3) how competency-based microlearning, via subscription learning, is both an innovative approach to e-learning and an asset to learning organizations focused on improving the performance of their employees.

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  2. Mar 2019
    1. 5 technology enabled learning trends in 2017 This article was produced by a credible publisher and is included here because it points to the need for both mobile learning and micro learning. The authors assert but do not provide data for the increasing need for microlearning. This form of learning is said to be important because it is associated with the real world. Rating 4/5

    1. 8 unexpected benefits of microlearning online training libraries While I am not sure that the benefits are unexpected, this does provide a list of advantages for employee driven voluntary professional development that happens via mobile devices in small doses. The usability of the page is satisfactory. rating 4/5

    1. macro to micro learning: how to transform your course library This short article has limited utility because of its lack of breadth and reading is a bit difficult because of the small gray typeface. Nonetheless it is a current article that provides a few tips for those who seek to have a greater number of micro learning opportunities among their professional development offerings. rating 2/5

    1. Time Training (and the Best Practices

      What is just in time training This is an introductory and brief article that relates to just in time training. It describes the conditions needed to bring about adoption of this process. I am not in a position to evaluate the content but the ideas seem useful. rating 4/5

    1. 10 microlearning activities to add to your e-learning library These are brief activities that learners can engage in. I am not in a position to evaluate whether these are solid but they are well presented and do offer ideas. rating 4/5

    1. microlearning This app, edume, is supposed to help people with microlearning. Apparently it is endorsed by large companies. At this point, I do not have the background to assess the product but am saving it for my own use later. rating 3/5