101 Making Your Content Micro

8:15 AM - 9:30 AM Wednesday, September 18

There's a lot of interest in going micro. Many people have bought in to the value of leveraging shorter content that's more learner-centered.

In this session, you'll explore how to write and design content that helps you use microlearning concepts effectively. You’ll look at four key ways you can use microlearning, and five formats in which you can create it. With this knowledge, you'll better understand what you’re trying to create and the purpose it will serve. This will position you to be able to create meaningful microlearning resources for your audience.

In this session, you will learn:

  • How to know when microlearning is the right solution
  • Four key ways to leverage microlearning: Preparation before a longer learning event, follow-up to reinforce a longer learning event, standalone training, and performance support
  • Five microlearning formats to start with: Text-based, eLearning, video, infographics, and podcasts

Carla Torgerson

Solution Architect


Carla Torgerson, MEd, MBA has nearly 25 years of experience as an instructional designer and instructional strategist. Always interested in the latest learning trends, she has authored numerous blogs and articles on a variety of topics, including eLearning, mobile learning, and microlearning. She also developed MILE, the MIcroLEarning Design Model© and is the author of The Microlearning Guide to Microlearning and Designing Microlearning (with Sue Iannone). Currently a Solution Architect at SweetRush, Carla helps clients to dream up amazing performance solutions that both consider their learners’ needs and meet business objectives. SweetRush is known for exceptionally creative and effective solutions that combine the best of learning experience design with highly engaging delivery. Connect with Carla on LinkedIn for insights and announcements: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlatorgerson/

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