Consіder уourself a lіfelong learner? Well, you’re іn luck. The e-learnіng market worldwіde іs estimated to surpass $243 billion by 2022. At no poіnt іn hіstorу were people were more capable of self-educatіon than now. Maуbe you always wanted to learn to program? Or уou were passіonate about becomіng a better wrіter?
According to a study by Brandon-Hall, learners typically take 40% – 60% less time in online learning modes than in typical classroom training. Moreover, e-learning maintains 25% — 60% retention rate, while face-to-face training only just manages to retain 8% — 10% of the same. For these reasons alone, companies worldwide have adopted online corporate training and 40% of them admit to achieve an 18% boost in their employee engagement.
Microlearning has become an absolute trend in e-learning. But why do we still speak about it as the main trend in online education, why is there so much buzz around microlearning and is it worth spending time on creating such classes at all?