What is MicroLearning?
24 April 2018
Characteristics of Microlearning
Brevity: Microlearning events are short, though there is no
Granularity: Due to their brevity and purpose, microlearning
focuses on a narrow topic, concept or idea.
Variety: Microlearning content can be in the form of a
presentation, activity, game, discussion, video, quiz, book
chapter, or any other format from which someone learns.
Cover a short task that can provide
immediate results. Help the learner
quickly close a small knowledge or skill
FOCUS ON ONE
SMALL LESSON� OR
We should know this!�
Don't get caught up in what you know and can teach
Only teach what they need to learn
Respond to their needs when expressed
Ask them what they need
THINK ABOUT YOUR AUDIENCE
People can close a boring video whether it's short or long
Keep their interest with quizzes, gamification, or simulations�
KEEP IT INTERESTING
Though there is no predefined time limit,
most sources agree that it should be less than 5 minutes
But if it only takes 30 seconds to teach the lesson,
then keep it to 30 seconds
KEEP IT SHORT
L&D professionals favor
their learners prefer it.