Microlearning 2018 – Top Trends

Microlearning has been around for a very long time. However, in recent years it’s come to the fore of the Learning & Development (L&D) space for a variety of reasons (many of which are linked to technology). In that time it’s developed rapidly to the point where some recent innovations in microlearning are already looking long in the tooth. So what is Microlearning in 2018?

Microlearning 2018 – What’s looking old?

A popular form of microlearning has involved handing out PDFs with lesson information to learners. When this happens “on demand” it’s known as just-in-time and point-of-need learning. However, PDFs regularly resemble walls of text with images on them and, all too often, learners find themselves holding on to so many that they end up with a book’s worth of coursework – defeating the point. As such, PDF-based microlearning is now not looking micro enough.

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