The average attention span of humans is not more than 8 seconds. So microlearning seems to be a logical response to today’s fast-paced society. And learners seem to find it attractive, because they are looking for short learning bytes easily accessible.
Since microlearning is mobile compatible, it is easy to ensure your employees have access to learning whenever needed. They can look up what they need without having to scroll through lengthy e-learning courses.
And microlearning isn’t just video or performance support. Microlearning modules can be:
One should realize that micro-learnings are short – while learning is a complex process that doesn’t take place in 8 minutes. To learn, you must gain new information, pay attention to it, combine it with prior knowledge, store it in your memory, and apply it.
So, when we “go micro” it’s even more important to design it well, answering the following questions:
We are always looking how to provide the greatest value to the learner within a limited amount of time. Curious what this might mean for you?