Formal learning programs are synonymous with full-scale eLearning courses, instructor-led trainings, strong Instructional Design strategies and an extensive curriculum, all mapped in a very structured way. However, carefully constructed courses are not the only way learners can acquire skills and knowledge. Research shows that over 80% of employees learn their job from informal learning. Informal learning pulls learners toward knowledge and content,rather than pushing content onto them. As this approach is free from the bounds of classrooms, schedules, and computers, it allows employees to be spontaneous in their learning. So, can we use microlearning for informal learning?
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