Thursday, February 4, 2016

Microlearning - A Practitioner’s Guide: An Overview

In this fast-paced world, human tendency is to do everything as quick as possible. This applies to learning as well. Learning in a short time therefore becomes a critical question to ponder, for eLearning course creators and instructional designers. Microlearning replaces and relieves from the cognitive overload faced while learning. Moreover, it aligns well with the requirement of next gen learners of taking short learning modules on the go. Microlearning is a way of teaching and delivering content to learners in small, very specific bursts of 10 to 15 minutes.  

The benefits associated with Microlearning:
  • Learners in Content Driver Seat - Microlearning allows learners to feel in charge, giving them the opportunity to select applicable content.
  • Learners’ Time is Respected - Busy professionals find it easy to learn, process and apply new required information immediately.
  • Rapid Upgrading - Microlearning offers the ability to send out updates easily and quickly with less commitment of development time.
  • Employee Productivity - Microlearning gives learners focused training in a smaller time-frame.
  • Cost Containment - Microlearning lessons/objects, and associated technologies, including those called social media, come with no cost at all.
Level up with this evolving trend through ‘Microlearning: A Practioner’sGuide’. This eBook shares result of a global survey to gain insights into the perspective of learning professionals involved in the provision of learning- whether face-to-face or eLearning – to others.

The topics covered in this practitioner’s guide are:
  • Methods and technologies associated with Microlearning
  • Benefits, risks and challenges in delivering Microlearning
  • Tips for Microlearning success
  • Creating a Microlearning Lesson – A Practical Approach
  • Future Prospects of Microlearning
These features contribute in simplifying long-guided courses into short blasts of learning. The eBook will touch-base on the preferred ways through which Microlearning can make an impact.

Download this complimentary eBook and dive into the practical approach and tips to design and deliver Microlearning and much more.  

Have you ever created a Microlearning course? If yes, we would like to hear your learnings in the process.

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