With “lockdown logistics,” training and development program managers look for new ways to fulfill their remote training delivery mandates.
In the changed workplace dynamics, with a significant percentage of workforce working remotely, mLearning is a must-use strategy for the new learning environment. A strong mLearning strategy offers enticing value propositions for both learners and the organization.
My eBook showcases mLearning strategies and examples you can use to train remote learners in the new learning environment – with a focus on how can you craft learning journeys at a distance.
Section 1 – Why Is mLearning a Must-have Strategy in the New Learning Environment
This section begins with the current context and the impact of the pandemic on the workplace. It captures the factors responsible for triggering the rapid adoption of mLearning. It outlines how mLearning meets the entire spectrum of training needs, including Formal Training, instant/just-in-time learning aids, Informal Learning, Self-Directed Learning, and Social or Collaborative Learning, bringing in value for both the learners as well as the organization.
Section 2 – How Can You leverage mLearning for Your Training and Development Programs
This section begins with the 70-20-10 L&D model that is adopted extensively by global organizations for their training programs. This model was established and pioneered by Morgan McCall, Robert Eichinger, and Michael Lombardo at the Center for Creative Leadership. It states that a significant part of work-related learning (70%) is experience-based, while 20% happens from workplace interactions. And the remaining 10% of employee learning occurs through Formal Training.
mLearning is well-aligned to the same logic. Its multi-device capability and the ability to mix and match different types of content makes mLearning the perfect strategy to deliver better learning outcomes. It concludes by talking about the various types of mLearning content formats that can be used for training and development programs by leveraging a Learning and Performance Ecosystem.
Section 3 – What mLearning Strategies Should You Include in Your Remote Workforce Training Programs
This section lists out 10 mLearning strategies that you should use when training your remote workforce. These strategies—when implemented effectively—will definitely show an improvement in learner performance and bring about behavioral change.
Section 4 – How to Use mLearning for Remote Learners – 7 Examples Featuring a Week-long Learning Journey
This section outlines how you can leverage mLearning to help remote learners learn, apply, practice, or gain further proficiencies. It further illustrates 7 examples of how mLearning can help remote learners at each juncture of their day, as they work from home.