Bite Size is the Right Size: How Microlearning Shrinks the Skills Gap
April 3, 2015 | Grovo
Attention spans are dropping at the same time technology is advancing, leading to a digital skills gap costing the U.S. economy $1.3 trillion annually in lost productivity (equivalent to a loss of $10 million per 1,000 employees). Therefore there’s an ever-growing need for new and better ways to teach, learn, and train the 21st century workforce – and microlearning is the solution. It provides training at the point of need, chunks content to match the brain's capacity to retain content, cuts development costs, and is mobile friendly for training an on-the-go workforce.
Organizations are finding that their workers simply do not have the critical digital skills they need to catch up, keep up and thrive in today’s digital economy. By laying out a competency model you can identify the capabilities of a more skilled and digitally fluent workforce.