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What is the right size for learning? A microlearning lesson from Ant-Man

Posted by Jon Peters on Sep 8, 2017 5:49:40 PM

Over the years my learning career has traversed both classroom and online learning. As one of the forerunners of e-learning Athena has created CD-based courses that ran for 4 hours and online courses that took an hour to complete. These types of learning interactions are now referred to as macro-learning. With our MyQuickCoach platform we pioneered microlearning and m-learning, before anyone had coined the terms.

Since I have worked delivering various kinds of learning content people have sometimes asked me “what is the best length for a learning event?” I think the character of Ant-Man from the Marvel comics and the later films might offer a perfect analogy.

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Topics: microlearning, HRtech, learning, macrolearning, Ant-Man, heroes