OttoLearn® Blog

Articles about OttoLearn and our story, ideas about Agile Microlearning, thoughts on online training, and much more.

April 26, 2021

Burning Questions: Can Microlearning Deliver Effective Training for Adults?

Effective training for adults is relevant, engaging, mobile-first. The OttoLearn gamified microlearning platform delivers all that to your adult learners and more!
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April 12, 2021

7 Ways OttoLearn Engages Learners & Extends Learning

Explore the ways OttoLearn gamified microlearning engages learners, extends learning, deepens knowledge retention — and enhances your training outcomes.
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March 15, 2021

Why Use Contests and Leaderboards for Effective Team Training

Gamification continues to top eLearning trends because it works. Our leaderboard contests motivate team training, improving eLearning outcomes even more!
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February 15, 2021

Virtual Team Building with Microlearning Can Reduce Work-From-Home Stress

Prolonged WFH puts stress on team bonds. Use OttoLearn microlearning to boost virtual team building — and improve remote employees’ skills.
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January 4, 2021

Catch Your Learners Doing Something Right!

Catch your learners doing something right, instead of penalizing errors while they learn, through gamification, formative feedback, and scenario-based learning!
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December 28, 2020

Top 10 Ways to Explore Microlearning!

Our most popular posts of 2020 focused on providing a great microlearning experience and learning about technologies, like AI, that could help make that happen.
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October 12, 2020

Motivate Learners with Meaningful Gamification

Let OttoLearn show you how to intrinsically motivate learners to do better, be part of a successful team effort, or simply increase their knowledge and skill.
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September 28, 2020

Warm Up Your Fall with These HOT Microlearning Blog Posts

Our top 5 posts of 2020 (so far) dive into gamification, how to retain employees, using artificial intelligence (AI) in eLearing, and benefits of microlearning. Enjoy!
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July 27, 2020

Use Gamification to Boost Motivation — and Learning

Strategically planned gamification is relevant and taps into learner motivation! Don’t waste time on flash; add game elements that boost motivation and learning.
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January 20, 2020

How OttoLearn Uses Game Mechanics to Leverage Learners’ Motivation

When it comes to gamifying eLearning, often the motivation is supposed to be the "gold star trophy" achievement at the end — but that's not what motivates adult learners.
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January 6, 2020

Microlearning Gamification: Not Just Playing Games

Gamification won't help your learners master & retain your microlearning content unless it's applied correctly. So, what IS the right way to gamify your online training?
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December 16, 2019

Top 10 eLearning Myths EXPLODED!

Many eLearning myths started out with noble intentions, but they don't actually hold any water. Do you use any of these eLearning myths for your training?
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