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A few platforms and/or websites offer microcourses. Here are a few.

  • Grovo: Teaches professional skills with 60-second videos
  • Coursmos: Platform that supports micro courses
  • Daily Bits Of: Short courses delivered by email


  1. Grovo. Bite Size Is the Right Size: How Microlearning Shrinks the Skills Gap in Higher Education
  2. Hug, T. Microlearning in N. Seel (ed.), Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning, Springer, 2011.
  3. Hug, T., & Friesen, N. Outline of a microlearning agenda. eLearning Papers, Nº 16, pp. 1–13, 2009.
  4. Kovachev, D., Cao Y., Klamma, R., and Jarke M. Learn As You Go: New Ways of Cloud-Based Micro-learning for the Mobile Web in Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 7048, 2011, pp 51-61.
  5. von Rosing, M., von Scheel, H, and Scheer, A. The Complete Business Process Handbook. Morgan Kaufmann, December 6, 2014.

Neural Bases of Motivated Reasoning – Weston – Neural Bases of Motivated Reasoning: An fMRI Study of Emotional Constraints on Partisan Political Judgment in the 2004 U.S. Presidential Election, Drew Westen, Pavel S. Blagov, Keith Harenski, Clint Kilts, and Stephan Hamann
Motivated Numeracy and Enlightened Self-Government – Motivated Numeracy and Enlightened Self-Government, Dan M. Kahan Yale University, Erica Cantrell Dawson Cornell University, Ellen Peters The Ohio State University, Paul Slovic Decision Research & University of Oregon
Meeting the Challenge of Disruptive Change – Clayton M. Christensen and Michael Overdorf – Explains why so few established companies innovate successfully.
Managing Oneself – by Peter F. Drucker – Encourages us to carve our own paths by asking questions such as, “What are my strengths?” and “Where do I belong?”
What Makes a Leader? – by Daniel Goleman – Not IQ or technical skills, but emotional intelligence. Putting the Balanced Scorecard to Work – by Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton.  Includes practical steps and examples from companies that use the Balanced Scorecard to measure performance and set strategy. Innovation: The Classic Traps – by Rosabeth Moss Kanter.  Advocates applying lessons from past failures to your innovation efforts. She explores four problems and offers remedies for each. Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail – by John P. Kotter.   Argues that transformation is a process, not an event. It takes years,  not weeks, and you can’t skip any steps. What Is Strategy? – by Michael E. Porter.  Argues that rivals can easily copy your operational effectiveness, but they  can’t copy your strategic positioning—what distinguishes you. The Core Competence of the Corporation – by C.K. Prahalad and Gary Hamel.  Argues that a diversified company is like a tree: the trunk and major limbs its core products, branches its business units, leaves and fruit its end products. Nourishing and stabilizing everything is the root system—its core competencies.
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Here is an example of very poor communication on many levels:
A search of “Learning Communities” yields a number of other Learning Communities in the Cloud.
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