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Short and Sweet
What is microlearning? A text message? A video? How long should it be? Can you just “chunk” a longer course into smaller pieces? Find the answers to these questions and more in this concise, first-of-its-kind resource. Gleaning insights from research, theory, and practice, the authors debunk the myths around microlearning and offer tips for putting microlearning into action with the
how, when, and why to design, develop, implement, and evaluate microlearning. Case studies punctuate what works and what doesn’t. This user-friendly guide is a must-have for instructional designers and anyone interested in microlearning. 
Digital You
Real Personal Branding in the Virtual Age
Successful branding is based on authenticity. So how do professionals reveal their own brand? In Digital You, branding authority and Forbes columnist William Arruda describes the 21st century world of personal branding and shows how to define, express, and expand a personal brand as a serious career development strategy. Professionals will learn how to develop, design, and sustain their personal brand throughout the fluid movements of any career and how to be clear about their digital brand and their unique promise of value so they can increase their success and happiness at work and in life. 
Agile for Instructional Designers
Iterative Project Management to Achieve Results
Popular in the software development space as an approach to project management, when applied to instructional design, Agile provides a framework for adapting to change as it happens and for delivering the content most needed by learners. This new guide proposes using the Agile methodology to manage training projects and highlights where traditional linear processes have failed business and end users. It allows learners to test and evaluate which features or design functions work before they’re finalized and offers a way to accommodate inevitable mid-project modifications. 
Design Thinking to Solve Your Biggest Sales Challenge
Quotas! Design Thinking to Solve Your Biggest Sales Challenge sheds new light on quota challenges, the story behind them, and the methods to solve them. Many organizations struggle to reach effective, market-driven sales quotas, with more than half reporting quota setting as one of their top sales dilemmas. Instead of wrestling over the number, author Mark Donnolo contends that organizations can better achieve effective sales quotas by applying a problem-solving approach. With decades of experience working with major organizations on successful sales strategies, he offers engaging stories embedded with business problems and poses challenge questions to prompt a creative, five-step design-thinking process.

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