This week on the GoodPractice podcast: Owen, James and Ross discuss ‘micro learning’. According to Donald Taylor’s 2016 L&D Global Sentiment Survey, micro learning was set to be a hot topic over the past year. But has it had an impact on our industry or is it just another in a long line of fads?

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With apologies to all the dietitians out there, who Owen referred to as ‘nutritionists’..

This week, the following blogs are articles were referenced:

Tom Chivers, ‘A Mindset “Revolution” Sweeping Britain’s Classrooms May Be Based On Shaky Science’ (14 January 2017). Available at:

Donald Clarke, ‘Micro-learning: trend, fad or retred?’ (1 February 2016). Available at:

Donald Taylor, ‘Micro learning: Advance or fantasy?’ (6 January 2017). Available at:

Will Thalheimer, ‘Definition of MicroLearning’ (13 January 2017). Available at:

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