You’ve probably heard of microlearning by now, but do you really know what it is and how it can improve your training?
Microlearning is an important trend shaping the L & D industry, and for good reason. It offers the knowledge learners need, when they need itin smaller portions. It is important for trainers too because it reduces development time and increases learner performance. How can microlearning be incorporated into a blended learning plan?
Here, we compiled all the resources we created about microlearning to help you answer these questions.
We recently hosted a well received LTEN webinar about Microlearning: How Bite-Sized Nuggets can Super-Size Your Results.
Click HERE to download the recording and our FREE roadmap that you can apply to create your own microlearning strategy.
We compiled our 5 top microlearning tips for trainers in a series of blogs.
Microlearning Takeaway No. 1: Less is more. When you give learners short bites of content instead of a 100-slide mega course, lessons feel achievable. Yet simply chunking existing content into smaller pieces is not microlearning on its own. READ MORE
Microlearning Takeaway No. 2: Focus on one objective. Microlearning helps to reduce information overload, so learners receive only what they truly need to know. READ MORE
Microlearning Takeaway No. 3: Build microlessons that fit into your overall learning strategy. Many biopharmaceutical companies, including Amgen, are moving away from lengthy, paper-based learning modules toward digital microlearning content. READ MORE about how Amgen has incorporated microlearning into their blended learning strategy.
Microlearning Takeaway No. 4: Leverage the right technology. Microlearning content also should be searchable and accessible from a variety of devices (research shows that employees access content 42% more frequently when it’s easily accessible from mobile devices). READ MORE
Microlearning Takeaway No. 5: Recognize that microlearning will not replace your formal, onboarding plan. However, it can complement formal training by making it more interesting and meaningful to the learner. READ MORE