Stephanie Trowbridge is the Assistant Vice President of Academic Technologies at Northeastern University. Stephanie holds an MS in Project Management and BA in Management Information Systems. Stephanie has worked at Northeastern for more than 20 years in the many areas of Information Technology that support teaching and learning. This experience has enabled her to create an agile academic technology group that continues to evolve and innovate as the needs for teaching and learning change.
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.