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What is Microlearning?


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This microlearning on microlearning was put together for an STC Rochester program on April 24, 2018.

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What is Microlearning?

  1. 1. What is MicroLearning? a microlearning 24 April 2018 STC Rochester
  2. 2. SOURCE:�HTTP://THEELEARNINGCOACH.COM/ELEARNING2-0/WHAT-IS- MICROLEARNING/ Characteristics of Microlearning Brevity: Microlearning events are short, though there is no defined duration. 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.
  3. 3. Cover a short task that can provide immediate results. Help the learner quickly close a small knowledge or skill gap. TIP�1 FOCUS ON ONE SMALL LESSON� OR TASK
  4. 4. 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 TIP 2 THINK ABOUT YOUR AUDIENCE
  5. 5. People can close a boring video whether it's short or long Keep their interest with quizzes, gamification, or simulations� TIP 3 KEEP IT INTERESTING
  6. 6. 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 TIP 4 KEEP IT SHORT
  7. 7. 8 out of 10 � L&D professionals favor microlearning because their learners prefer it. SOURCE:�HTTPS://WWW.SHIFTELEARNING.COM/BLOG/NUMBERS-DONT-LIE-WHY- BITE-SIZED-LEARNING-IS-BETTER-FOR-YOUR-LEARNERS-AND-YOU-TOO
  8. 8. THANK YOU!
  9. 9. Kelly Schrank Technical Writer, Medical Editor, and Checklist Specialist @headbookworm
  10. 10. microlearning/ sized-learning-is-better-for-your-learners-and-you-too RESOURCES