131 - Making Bite-sized Work: 5 Tips for Creating Effective Microlearning

Monday, May 10, 2021
Micro and Workflow Learning

Microlearning is really hot right now. It seems everyone is "going micro" or wants to be. But with all that hype, how do you ensure your microlearning is instructionally sound so you can have maximum impact on performance? Many people don't go micro because they are afraid it won't work. And those who do go micro without being instructionally sound create materials with little value that waste everyone's time. That makes it incredibly difficult to get the organization bought-in to your approach! To resolve all this you need to have a clear understanding of how to design microlearning to bring the greatest value to your learning programs.

In this session we will help you assess your curriculum to identify places where you could go micro with the greatest impact. Then we will share five recommendations for designing effective microlearning resources in a variety of formats and will exemplify them by showing real pieces of microlearning that are being used by organizations to improve performance. You will learn best practices for creating your own microlearning resources through actual examples of microlearning done well, and leave with new ideas for incorporating microlearning successfully in your organization!‬‬

In this session, you will learn:

  • Where microlearning can make the greatest difference in your organization
  • Five best practices for designing microlearning that rocks
  • How to create microlearning that is instructionally sound
  • Which best practices will make the biggest difference in your organization
Carla Torgerson, Learning Experience Strategy Team Lead - TorranceLearning

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