If you’ve ever tried to learn a new musical instrument or language, you likely did so in small, repetitive and incremental steps, making learning complicated subjects or skills possible.

And it’s that exact approach to learning that makes microlearning’s popularity easy to understand: It’s an incredibly effective way of learning, retaining, and applying new knowledge, skills or information through repetition.

This approach to learning, compounded by the way we’ve grown accustomed to receiving information on mobile devices through digital channels such as social media which deliver short snippets of content, has propelled microlearning to the forefront of eLearning.

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