Lindsey Sudbury holds a B.A. in English and American Literature from Brandeis University and an M.A. in English from the University of Florida where she taught first-year writing for 10 years. After additional graduate work in Educational Technology, she worked as an instructional designer for an online courseware company. She currently holds the position of Director, Academic Technologies at Northeastern University where she advocates for faculty and student interests in the educational portfolio. Specialties include service management, technology governance, multimedia, interactive learning modules, accessibility, and training.
Microlearning refers to any pedagogy that encourages learning in short segments, whatever the platform. This article focuses on social media platforms for their ability to facilitate connected learning and peer interaction.