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Microlearning: just the latest buzzword?

What is “Microlearning”?


Microlearning can be defined as eLearning that delivers content to learners in small, discrete chunks. Typically, the learner is in control of what and when they’re learning. Or put more simply, “short content” – that’s often referred to as “snackable”.

But business buzzwords often get a lot of attention, which isn’t necessarily justified by the evidence. So…

Making your “lazy” staff work harder at training

One of the big objections to eLearning is basically this: “My staff are all lazy. I can’t trust them to work.”


Well, that may be the case… but perhaps it’s a bit more complicated than that?

There are three ways we can ensure compliance with eLearning (or, for that matter, any kind of learner-led training).

1. Check they’re actually studying