Can Microcontent Help Nontraditional Students?

Utilizing microcontent, which is defined as short bursts of information that can be delivered to students via electronic device and could consist of short podcasts, lectures or videos can be of particular benefit to non-traditional students with more external commitments, according to Peggy Semingson, the associate professor of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Texas at Arlington, for The Evolllution.

Such ‘microlearning’ can offer students versatile options with less intensive and time-consuming material to take in at once, moving away from the “walls of texts” students may shy away from.

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