What Is Microlearning?
sessions based on their specific development needs. More attention & interest.
Microlearning Videos, Latest Research &
Some Microlearning Examples To View
Microlearning will provide your staff with the “Must Have” skills and behaviours they need to be more effective in their role. Each session is focused on a selection of key skills delivered in quick, short bursts that make the learning memorable.
We have over 500 microlearning training courses, each session lasts for a couple of minutes and comes with a cheat sheet visual, 3 specific actions to implement in the workplace and also a coaching blueprint for the line manager of the learner so they can help them to embed the learning.
All of this increases engagement, content retention and ultimately, business results as there is a requirement to make tangible actions and changes at the end of each session.
What’s The Definition Of Microlearning?
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- What is microlearning?
- Latest research on microlearning
- Key features and benefits of the approach
- The DNA of microlearning
- How organisations use it
- Is it a good fit for your company?
- How to create an effective session
Click on the videos below for 3 different examples
What Is Coaching?
Motion Graphic Style
“How To Close A Difficult Conversation”
“Receiving & Processing Information”
Most Popular Examples Of Microlearning Usage
Skillshub is ideal for “just-in-time” learning. Organisations can provide their staff with a “go to” resource, on demand, and staff can gain access to the elearning content to help them at their moment of need rather than having to wait for a formal training course or having to use Google for the knowledge that they need.
Skillshub is ideal for organisations who provide learning resources for their workforce to self-select. Clients use the resources on our LMS and others use them on their own system or on their intranet. This approach is used by companies who create learning pathways and staff who are in charge of their own development.
Clients use our microlearning videos and the resources as a formal learning tool for the 10%, as a coaching aid for the 20% and the action planning activities are ideal as part of the 70% in terms of learning “on-the-job”. Therefore for organisations who use the 70-20-10 model, Skillshub covers all of the bases on one go.
Many employees are left to their own devices to embed and implement the learning after a training course or eLearning session. But it’s too important to be left to chance! Skillshub users work through relevant content and then the action planning activities to embed the learning and to take action at work.
Some clients use Skillshub microlearning sessions in-between weekly or monthly face to face workshops as part of their blended learning solutions. They select which sessions compliment the programme objectives and use as individual training sessions or to help embed the learning from workshops that have been run.
Internal L&D/training teams use the resources for the courses that they run. They blend sessions into their workshops and use the downloads as activities. They also use the material for coaching, mentoring and for their own self development. When approached by the business they can match training needs to specific sessions.
Skillshub is used as part of an “Academy” or internal “Learning Hub” where all of the managers and leaders within the organisation have access to use all of the sessions and resources as coaching aids. They schedule their staff to view a session, implement the action and then coach them on the outcomes.
Media companies and “high tech, high touch” organisations use Skillshub as part of their mobile learning strategy. Each of the sessions are ideal to view and consume on a mobile or tablet. The Skillshub platform itself is fully responsive and makes learning an effortless experience for the end user on any device.
Clients use Skillshub as an addition to what they are currently running internally. It’s something new and different. Some roll it out across the business and enable managers and their teams to self-select and some cherry pick the sessions required from development needs identified from appraisals and self-assessments.
Some clients use our resources for pre-coursework before a workshop. They ask delegates to view a session and to either make some notes or take some action before a training event. Likewise, our microlearning sessions are used after an event to reinforce the learning, to help with action planning and to act as a refresher if needed.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Benefits of Microlearning
Here are some of the benefits that you can experience with our microlearning sessions.
Sessions last a couple of minutes.
Limits time away from the office.
Take Away Actions
Each session has 3 specific
actions for you to complete.
Keeps Your Attention
Better attention = better retention.
Improves buy-in to the learning.
Video instructors coupled with
on-screen graphic reminders.
“Doing” Not Theory
Sessions focused on the most
important, practical elements.
Ideal for 70-20-10 style of
training – coaching aids too.
Empowers Your Learners
Self-directed learning means they
are in charge of their development
Engage Gen Z & Millennials
This group want things now and
have a short attention span
Any Device, Anytime
Desktop, mobile or tablet – you
can learn on the device of your choice
Sessions can be deployed very quickly
and are ideal for collaboration
Specific, Not Broad Needs
Short, focused sessions centred on
one specific skill or behaviour
Research has proven that knowledge
retention increases with microlearning
Each session comes with a 1 page
cheat sheet of the essential information
Sessions are available and on demand
at the moment of a learning need
Coaching questions and aids are supplied
to help you coach in & embed at work