Microlearning Design Program

Sessions during the Microlearning Design Online Conference will examine different types of microlearning content, when and how it can be used, and tips and techniques for being strategic with the approach.

DAY 1: September 18

Carla Torgerson

101: Making Your Content Micro

Carla Torgerson, Bull City Learning

8:15 AM – 9:30 AM PT

Just because content is short doesn't necessarily mean it's effective. In this session, you'll find out how to be strategic with the approach. Explore four key ways to leverage microlearning, and learn about five different microlearning formats. Learn more.

Tara Bryan

201: Creating Podcasts to Enhance Learning

Tara Bryan, TLS Learning

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT

Podcasts are a medium that allows you to share right-sized content in a form people can easily access on-the-go. In this session, you'll discover practical strategies for how to get started creating and sharing your own podcasts for learning. Learn more.

Julia Shawver & LaTarshia Wooten

301: 5 Ways to Create Standout Microlearning Videos

Julia Shawver & LaTarshia Wooten, GAAP Dynamics

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM PT

Video can be a powerful tool for just-in-time content. This session will explore five common types of microlearning video. Learn which is best for which situations, the costs and timelines you'll want to take into account, and the skills you'll want to build to design and develop each effectively. Learn more.

Anthony Altieri

401: Leverage Cognitive Science to Create Engaging Microlearning Experiences

Dan Belhassen, Neovation Learning Solutions

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT

Effective microlearning design goes beyond just cutting up longer content into smaller chunks. In this session you'll discover what cognitive science can tell us about how to craft these learning experiences in ways to drive long-term engagement, mastery, and retention. Learn more.

DAY 2: September 19

 Clark Aldrich

501: Short Sims: A Game Changer

Clark Aldrich, Clark Aldrich Designs, ShortSims.com

8:30 AM – 9:30AM PT

Simulations don't necessarily have to be lengthly in order to make an impact. In this session, you'll learn about the Short Sims approach—a way to develop competence and conviction in short, replayable sim experiences. Learn more.

Richard Goring

601: Create Effective Microlearning in Record Time with PowerPoint

Richard Goring, BrightCarbon

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT

Making a move into creating microlearning doesn't necessarily mean an investment in new tools. Sometimes you just need to look at a tool you already have in a new way. This session will share how PowerPoint can help you design and develop surprisingly engaging short form content. Learn more.

Myra Roldan

701: Voice Technologies: Microlearning Beyond the Status Quo

Myra Roldan, Amazon

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM PT

You can use voice-activated assistants like Alexa and Siri to look up directions or play a song, but have you ever considered how this technology could help people learn? Take a closer look at common voice technologies and explore how you can start creating microlearning experiences with them yourself. Learn more.

Nick Floro

801: Creating Amazing Microlearning Experiences: Get Inspired!

Nick Floro, Sealworks Interactive Studios

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT

With all the ideas you've gathered over the course of this event, how can you hit the ground running and start applying them right away? In this final session, you'll uncover tools and approaches that will help you immediately start planning, designing, and developing flexible microlearning components. Learn more.

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