Learning in Bursts: Microlearning with Social Media

Thursday, November 02 | 2:40PM–3:30PM ET | Meeting Room 103B, 100 Level
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
Microlearning takes places in a variety of ways both within the goals of the class and in the university life experience. This session will provide context, research, and examples of microlearning. In addition, you will leave with a guide of tools, creation steps, and recommended practices.

Outcomes: Analyze the suitability of a social media platform and microlearning activity for a pedagogical goal * Analyze the technical considerations for integrating social media platforms into university educational technology portfolios * Design a social microlearning activity that promotes learning and engagement using methodologies supported by research


  • Lindsey Sudbury

    Director, Academic Technologies, Northeastern University
  • Clair Waterbury

    Assistant Director of Teaching and Learning with Technology, Northeastern University

Resources & Downloads

  • Educause17 Presentation of Microlearning Northeastern

    4 MB, pdf - Updated on 11/3/2017
  • Micorlearninginfographiceducause

    1 MB, pdf - Updated on 11/3/2017