Microlearning is breaking larger topics into very small chunks, maybe a 2-3-minute video, an infographic, or a page of text. Personalization is when learners are able to move through the material as they see fit. The two together are powerful partners in learning.
People have preferred ways of learning. Some like to read. Some like to watch videos. Others like to listen. And mixed in with those types are those who like to do alongside the instructions. You can’t build a perfect course for each learner, but you can address many learning preferences in one course by offering choices.
Adult learning principles can be considered guides when designing your online course. Let’s look at each of the principles in depth.