For the past few years, learning and development professionals have been talking about microlearning so much that it has taken an official seat–alongside badging, gamification, and MOOCs–in the E-Learning Buzzword Hall of Fame.
Though it may be trendy right now, microlearning is not a newly invented approach. It is a realization of how the human brain is wired to learn, and it is considered to be one of the best instructional approaches for new age learners.
So what is microlearning? Why has it recently become so popular in the corporate world in particular? And how are we harnessing its power at General Assembly?