What Is Microlearning?

Chapter Questions

At the end of this chapter, you should be able to answer:

• What is microlearning?

• What is microlearning not?

• What are some examples of effective microlearning?

• What are the advantages of microlearning?

Is microlearning a text message? Is it a video? Does it need to be shorter than five minutes? Is it just “chunking” a course into smaller pieces? Is it bigger than a breadbox? Is it larger than a molecule?

Many questions swirl around the term microlearning, and until recently, there were few answers. Or, more precisely, few answers could be found in one place. Here we attempt to converge all the definitions, research, practice, and implementation of microlearning into a single guidebook, providing ...

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