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Going Micro: 6 Questions for Assessing Your Content With Special Guest Carla Torgerson

Episode Summary

It seems everyone is “going micro”, or wants to be. But you want to use microlearning in ways that will have maximum impact. So how do you assess your content to know where going micro will have the greatest value for your learners and your organization? During this episode of IDIODC, we’ll bring on special guest Carla Torgerson to discuss 6 questions you need to ask about your content to identify where using microlearning will work best. Carla Torgerson has more than 15 years of experience as an instructional designer and instructional strategist. Always interested in the latest learning trends, she has authored numerous blogs and articles on a variety of topics, including eLearning, mobile learning, and microlearning. She also developed MILE, the MIcroLEarning Design Model© and is the author of The Microlearning Guide to Microlearning. Carla has consulted with numerous Fortune 500 clients including McDonald’s, Netflix, Facebook, Twitter, Adobe, Express, Kellogg’s, University of Phoenix, Fidelity, Cargill, Medtronic, Merck, and Best Western. She has designed solutions ranging from $15,000 to more than $2 million. Carla is currently Director of Instructional Design at Bull City Learning, a specialized eLearning agency that provides digital learning solutions for companies in a wide range of industries, as well as non-profit organizations. Bull City Learning offers a full suite of solutions including learning needs assessments, curriculum design, content development, and training deployment support. Carla has a Master of Education (MEd) focused on technology-based education. She also has a Master of Business Administration (MBA), which helps her to see training through a business lens. She loves to travel and explore the country with her awesome husband, Tom, and their very curious six-year-old son, John. Check out Carla's book here: https://www.amazon.com/Microlearning-Guide-Carla-Torgerson/dp/0692806679/ Visit Bull City Learning's site here: https://bullcitylearning.com/ You can reach Carla at carla@bullcitylearning.com Check out more about here on her LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlatorgerson/ Become virtual friends with the IDIODC gang on twitter (and remember you can always stay in the loop with the #IDIODC hashtag): Carla: @CTorgerson https://twitter.com/ctorgerson Brent: @BSchlenker https://twitter.com/bschlenker Chris: @Chris_V_W https://twitter.com/Chris_V_W Brent Schlenker is dominKnow's Community Manager. Chris Van Wingerden is dominKnow's Sr. VP Learning Solutions. Want to join us live? Follow us on Crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/dominknow Interested in learning more about dominKnow? Sign up for our next live platform demo to learn why we do powerful eLearning-authoring best. (And get a free 14-day trial after you watch the demo!) https://www.dominknow.com/demonstration.html

Episode Notes

It seems everyone is “going micro”, or wants to be. But you want to use microlearning in ways that will have maximum impact. So how do you assess your content to know where going micro will have the greatest value for your learners and your organization? During this episode of IDIODC, we’ll bring on special guest Carla Torgerson to discuss 6 questions you need to ask about your content to identify where using microlearning will work best.

Carla Torgerson has more than 15 years of experience as an instructional designer and instructional strategist. Always interested in the latest learning trends, she has authored numerous blogs and articles on a variety of topics, including eLearning, mobile learning, and microlearning. She also developed MILE, the MIcroLEarning Design Model© and is the author of The Microlearning Guide to Microlearning.

Carla has consulted with numerous Fortune 500 clients including McDonald’s, Netflix, Facebook, Twitter, Adobe, Express, Kellogg’s, University of Phoenix, Fidelity, Cargill, Medtronic, Merck, and Best Western. She has designed solutions ranging from $15,000 to more than $2 million.

Carla is currently Director of Instructional Design at Bull City Learning, a specialized eLearning agency that provides digital learning solutions for companies in a wide range of industries, as well as non-profit organizations. Bull City Learning offers a full suite of solutions including learning needs assessments, curriculum design, content development, and training deployment support.

Carla has a Master of Education (MEd) focused on technology-based education. She also has a Master of Business Administration (MBA), which helps her to see training through a business lens. She loves to travel and explore the country with her awesome husband, Tom, and their very curious six-year-old son, John.

Check out Carla's book here: https://www.amazon.com/Microlearning-Guide-Carla-Torgerson/dp/0692806679/

Visit Bull City Learning's site here: https://bullcitylearning.com/

You can reach Carla at carla@bullcitylearning.com

Check out more about here on her LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlatorgerson/

Become virtual friends with the IDIODC gang on twitter (and remember you can always stay in the loop with the #IDIODC hashtag):

Carla: @CTorgerson https://twitter.com/ctorgerson
Brent: @BSchlenker https://twitter.com/bschlenker
Chris: @Chris_V_W https://twitter.com/Chris_V_W

Brent Schlenker is dominKnow's Community Manager. Chris Van Wingerden is dominKnow's Sr. VP Learning Solutions.

Want to join us live? Follow us on Crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/dominknow

Interested in learning more about dominKnow? Sign up for our next live platform demo to learn why we do powerful eLearning-authoring best. (And get a free 14-day trial after you watch the demo!) https://www.dominknow.com/demonstration.html