1st Edition

Microlearning in the Digital Age
The Design and Delivery of Learning in Snippets

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ISBN 9780367410513
May 10, 2021 Forthcoming by Routledge
288 Pages 27 B/W Illustrations

USD $48.95

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Book Description

Microlearning in the Digital Age explores the design and implementation of bite-sized learning and training in technology-enabled environments. Grounded in research-based best practices and a robust, eight-dimensional framework, this book applies the latest developments in mobile learning, social media, and instructional/multimedia design to one of today’s most innovative and accessible content delivery systems. Featuring experts from higher education, information technology, digital gaming, corporate, and other contexts, this comprehensive guide will prepare graduate students, researchers, and professionals of instructional design, e-learning, and distance education to develop engaging, cost-effective microlearning systems.

Table of Contents

Foreword Part 1: Introduction 1. A Multidimensional Roadmap for Implementing Effective Microlearning Solutions 2. What is Microlearning? Origin, Definitions, and Applications Part 2: Designing Microlearning Objects 3. Sound Pedagogy Practices for Designing and Implementing Microlearning Objects 4. Multimedia Design Principles for Microlearning 5. Optimizing Microlearning Materials for Mobile Learning 6. Assessing the Learning in Microlearning Part 3: Microlearning in Academic, Corporate, and Personalized Learning Contexts 7. Microlearning and Microcredentials in Higher Education 8. Microlearning in K-12 Settings 9. Microlearning in Corporate Settings 10. Microlearning for Personal & Professional Development PART 4: Microlearning Today and Tomorrow 11. Creating Microlearning Objects within Self-Directed Multimodal Learning Contexts 12. Gamifying Microlearning Elements 13. Sharing Microlearning Materials as Open Educational Resources (OER) 14. RREDS: An Instructional Design Model Based on Microlearning Events and Curricular Engagement 15.  Microlearning in the Workplace of the Future

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Joseph Rene Corbeil is Professor of Educational Technology at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, USA.

Badrul H. Khan is Founder of McWeadon Education, a professional development institution. An e-learning and instructional design consultant, he previously served as Founding Director of the Educational Technology Leadership (ETL) graduate cohort program at The George Washington University, USA.

Maria Elena Corbeil is Professor of Educational Technology at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, USA.