Share Paper: Mircolearning Strategies

  1. Luke Allis, Social Chestnut, United States

Abstract: The generational shift in employees’ learning styles has left many companies feeling that their heavily-invested-in training programs are becoming obsolete to millennial learners. According to Price Waterhouse Coopers, fifty percent of the workforce is expected to be made up of millennials by 2020. This means that companies need to figure out how to adapt their legacy training to the millennial learner population. Microlearning is at the crux of the intergenerational difference that manifests as the millennial generation pours into the workforce. Microlearning in corporate training can help bridge the generational divide, but what is microlearning beyond short training segments?