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.
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. She has since done graduate work in Educational Technology, and has worked as an instructional designer for an online courseware company. She currently works as an academic instructional technologist at Northeastern University where she helps faculty select and implement technologies that support their pedagogical goals.