What is microlearning?

Microlearning is a type of learning methodology that illustrates the delivery of training in quick and very targeted chunks of learning content. Each microlearning nugget should be designed to have only one outcome per activity, allowing learners to focus on one concept at a time.
Start With The Basics
These pieces of advice from world-class Learning & Development experts will get you onboard in no time.
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The What, Why, and How of microlearning
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How to run a microlearning pilot?
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How to evaluate microlearning programs

Benefits of microlearning

Microlearning has become an indispensable tactic for many L&D teams (both in SMBs and enterprises) because it helps reinforce knowledge and encourage behavior change. It is not a replacement but a must-have add-on to your existing training activities. Depending on the scenario in which you use microlearning, it can be resulted in improved knowledge retention, increased learner engagement, and faster knowledge transfer. Moreover, using research-based microlearning technology helps avoid cognitive overload.

Microlearning Use Cases

Learn how microlearning can be embedded into you training strategy. Real-life examples we thought you shouldn't miss.
Microlearning for
Sales Enablement
Steffaney Zohrabyan
Steffaney Zohrabyan
Cisco
Microlearning
Case Study
Stacy Hubiak
Stacy Hubiak
Teva
Cristina Pelli
Cristina Pelli
Teva
Microlearning for
Customer Education
Kate Udalova
Kate Udalova
7taps
Microlearning for
Compliance Training
John Morlan
John Morlan
Consultant
Microlearning for
Performance Support
Cara North
Cara North
Silfex
Microlearning for
Business needs
Kate Udalova
Kate Udalova
7taps

Microlearning Tips

Explore content creation secrets, best practices and frameworks that will take your training materials to the next level.
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How to design inclusive microlearning
  • What to consider when creating micro guidance on a global team?
  • How to create digitally accessible and inclusive content?
  • Checklists to improve your content today
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How to create infographics
  • What's an infographic
  • How to map a structure and illustrate your story
  • How to find a theme and visual design approach
  • How to find the right tools to create your infographic
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How to develop module based training
  • What is modular content?
  • Framework for modular content creation
  • Putting it all together, Hubspot best-practice