Using Microlearning to Prevent Information Overload and the Damage it Can Cause to Your Training Strategy

Capytech

Using Microlearning to Prevent Information Overload and the Damage it Can Cause to Your Training Strategy. Information overload has always been an issue when it comes to training. Whether it is the complexity of the topic, the unfamiliarity of the topic, or the state of mind of learners when they are completing the course, the central issue is the same – learners struggling to take on board the information they need to because they feel it is too much.

Here’s the Secret Number to Help You Avoid Information Overload

eLearningMind

You may not realize it, but we have a natural defense to avoid information overload. Why do humans almost naturally default to this method of “chunking” information? Your working memory is what’s responsible for holding important information and sorting it into short-term memory or discarding it completely. As it turns out, your brain’s working memory capacity is limited based on a number of items of information given to you at a time. Microlearning Memories.

In Learning, Size Matters

CLO Magazine

Microlearning has not only stood the test of time, it is uniquely suited to facilitate business in today’s largely informal, development-driven work environment. Microlearning can be a critical component of the strategy because it satisfies immediate knowledge needs to enable performance. As technologies advance, microlearning evolves to match the needs and pace of business. There are some common issues with microlearning in an organizational learning strategy.