As We Conclude, Ask Yourself

• What are the big takeaways, and what should we think about as we embark on creating microlearning?

• Why should you consider microlearning as part of your instructional toolkit?

• What is the future of microlearning?

Microlearning is simultaneously old and new. The concept of providing short, highly meaningful bits of instruction has been around for centuries. What’s new is the ability to deliver training to an employee or student’s smartphone via wireless or cellular technology. The need for using sound instructional design techniques isn’t gone—it’s still required.

Even though microlearning is shorter than other instructional initiatives, the best examples of microlearning still use time-tested instructional ...

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