What is Microlearning?

Published On:
July 23, 2020
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Microlearning is a learner-centric method of instruction that presents material in short, focused bursts (typically anywhere from 2-13 minutes) to achieve a specific learning outcome. By breaking down larger blocks of information into smaller, more easily-digestible portions, microlearning drives deeper engagement and ultimately leads to better knowledge retention. 

This article discusses:

  • why organizations use microlearning,
  • why employees enjoy it,
  • key steps for effective microlearning implementation,
  • examples of microlearning, and more.