Small But Mighty: The Microlearning Course that Makes a Big Impact

Lecturer iconEunice Lim (Ms)
Course Duration: 7 hours
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Course Dates

For groups of at least 15 people, customised run dates are available, contact us via the form below for more details. 

10 Jul 2024 - 10 Jul 2024
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This session will be conducted face-to-face at IAL. More details on participating in the session will be send to the confirmed registrants.

What Is The Session About?

In today's fast-paced world, attention spans are shrinking, and information overload is real. Our course on the essentials of microlearning design equips training and adult educators, as well as managers, with the knowledge and tools to deliver impactful learning experiences in bite-sized, engaging formats. This empowers you to cater to learners' busy schedules, boost knowledge retention through spaced repetition, and address specific skill gaps efficiently. By mastering microlearning design, you will create targeted, accessible training that resonates with adult learners, leading to improved performance and a more engaged workforce.

Introduction to Microlearning: A Cognitive Learning Perspective

  • Brainstorming the reasons for microlearning
  • Exploring the emergence of microlearning from a cognitive learning theory perspective

Microlearning Design Principles from Research

  • Overview of synthesized findings about microlearning
  • Key design principles
  • Benefits and challenges of microlearning

Integration of UDL and Microlearning

  • Recap of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles
  • Mapping microlearning design principles to UDL
  • Implications for educational practice

Designing a Microlearning Course Using Technology Tools

  • Identifying a microlearning learning outcome
  • Exploring and choosing a technology tool (ThingLink or others)
  • Designing a microlearning course based on established design principles

Show and Tell!

  • Sharing your microlearning course with peers
  • Receiving peer and instructor feedback


  • Consolidating your learning using a preferred note-taking technology platform

What Does The Session Cover?

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

Identify the list of microlearning design principles in general.
Describe the implications of microlearning design principles for practice.
Use ThingLink or another preferred technology tool to design interactive media objects.
Apply microlearning design principles in the design of a contexualised microlearning course.

Who Is It Suitable For?

  • Training and Adult Educators: L&D specialists, instructional designers, corporate trainers, curriculum developers, and talent management professionals responsible for creating and delivering engaging learning experiences, or professors, facilitators, and coaches working with adult learners in academic, professional, or community settings.
  • Team Leaders and Managers: Individuals tasked with onboarding, training, and upskilling their teams or those responsible for employee development and learning initiatives within organizations.
  • Anyone interested in harnessing the power of microlearning to deliver engaging and effective learning experiences in bite-sized formats can benefit from this course.

Course Funding and Policies


Please proceed to make payment via eNets/credit card (VISA or MasterCard) at the end of the registration process. Kindly note that the system will automatically cancel the registration if full payment has not been successfully processed by 11.59pm (Singapore Time) on the same day of the registration. You will have to reapply for the course, subject to availability of vacancy at the point of your re-registration.

Additional Funding Available, If Applicable

Singaporeans aged 25 years old and above are eligible for SkillsFuture Credit which can be used to offset the selected programmes' fees for self-sponsored registrations only.

Please note the submission period for your SFC claim via MySkillsFuture needs to be within 60 days before the course start date (date inclusive). If your course start date is more than 60 days from the date of SFC application, the SSG-SFC portal would reject your application. In this case, you would need to pay the full course fees at the end of your course application.


Request for rescheduling must be submitted to IAL 2 weeks before the commencement of programme. Reschedule requests that come mid-way through training has to be supported by valid reasons; substantiated by references as evidence; such as a doctor's note; or a hospitalization chit.

Please submit your request to reschedule your course at here. A non-refundable administrative fee of S$54.00 w/GST ($50) applies for the request and the next available slot will be offered


Request for withdrawal from a programme is subjected to review by IAL and the decision is final. IAL reserves the right to request for supporting document(s). A non-refundable administration fee of S$54.00 w/GST ($50) is applicable for withdrawal request. If the withdrawal notice is given less than 2 weeks before the programme start date, the paid fees will not be refunded.

Corporate Run

For dedicated corporate runs with a contract signed with IAL, billing and payment will follow the terms of the signed contract. Otherwise, payment would be expected upon registration.

About The Speaker

Eunice Lim (Ms)

Eunice Lim (Ms)

Adult Educator | RE Training & Consultancy Pte Ltd

Eunice Lim is currently an Adjunct AE at IAL and runs her own learning consultancy company providing learning solutions to companies. Her key expertise is in learning and development with more than 14 years of experience in this sector. 

As an advocate for tech-enabled learning, she has influenced and mentored educators and several organisations across various industries to innovate and improve their learning and development capabilities. 

Eunice was one of the recipients for the SkillsFuture Fellowship award in 2021. Eunice is currently doing her PhD, holds a MA in Professional Education with NTU/NIE, MSc in Real Estate Investment and Finance from Herriot Watt University and BBA in Business Administration from RMIT University. She also holds WSQ SDAF, DACE and ACTA certificates.

She is a Google for Education Certified Innovator, Trainer as well as Certified DiSC Trainer. She is currently a Co-Chairperson for Special Interest Group - Learning Technology as part of Institute for Adult Learning (IAL) Adult Educator Network (AEN ) initiative. 

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