Bite-sized Learning Could be Useful for Dyslexic, ADD and E learners

What is it and why it could work?

“Bite sized nuggets of content that are easy to consume, sometimes they're images or image-based, whose meaning can be grasped quickly. It's faster than reading.

  • Bite-sized learning improves psychological engagement.
  • Bite-sized modules take full advantage of our natural energy ebb and flow.
    • Our attention span is short, so we need to keep it short. 
    • Learners operate on a recurrent pattern of activity and rest.
    • That's why giving bite-sized information while they are at the peak of their energy levels often leads to successful results.
    • This content format speaks directly to their attention span. Their sharp bursts of energy are a good match for just the right amount of information.
    • It's easy to scan a page with bullet points of quick, meaningful information. 
  • Bite-size chunks of content hack the limits of our working memory.
    • Bite-size content is easier to digest, understand and remember. 
    • Group similar content so the relevance of points is seen.
    • It allows to better associate, recall and focus on a certain group of information.
  • Bite-sized learning can lead to better learning results and business outcomes.
    • Bite-sized learning is also about getting maximum benefits through minimal input.
    • It's about short yet relevant chunks of information based on the needs of learners. It's the 80/20 principle.
  • Bite-sized learning adapts to modern-day learners.
    • Bite-sized learning, unlike the traditional approach, focuses on meeting the needs of modern learners.
    • It perfectly suits their information-rich lifestyle.
    • It enables to get information anytime and anywhere.
    • People can learn on their spare time and learn only what they're interested in. 

More information
The Age of Bite-sized Learning: What is It and Why It Works
By Karla Gutierrez