Microlearning as a new techno-pedagogical approach: A review

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https://doi.org/10.33448/rsd-v11i6.29548

Keywords:

Microlearning; Forgetting curve; New pedagogical methodologies; Teaching.

Abstract

In recent years, we have seen an explosion of Digital Information and Communication Technologies in many areas. This COVID-19 pandemic period has further accelerated the use of TDICs by teachers and students, with the increasing use of several technological approaches, such as the adoption of new applications, platforms, in addition to different methodologies. One of these technological/methodological approaches is microlearning, which emerges as a new way of sharing knowledge through more objective and shorter classes. This study, that to date, is the first literature review work published in Portuguese addressing this subject as the main theme, sought as its main objective to carry out a literature review addressing various aspects of microlearning, introducing motivation, presenting its main concepts, their relationship with other e-learning concepts, terminologies adopted, relationship between the forgetting curve and content retention, as it has been adopted by integrating other technologies and methodologies and research efforts carried out. For the research of articles on microlearning, the Web of Science and Scopus databases were adopted, in addition to Google Scholar. The results showed that there is still much to be investigated on the subject, especially in formal education including elementary, high school and higher education.

Author Biographies

Geórgia Regina Rodrigues Gomes, Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense

Possui graduação em Licenciatura em Ciências com habilitação em Matemática pela Faculdade de Filosofia de Itaperuna (1989), Análise de Sistemas pela PUC-Rio (1991), mestrado em Informática pela Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (1999) e doutorado em Informática pela Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro(2006). Atuou como Analista de Sistemas de 1992 a 2003 na PUC-Rio, trabalhando em desenvolvimento e na manutenção de sistemas de informação corporativos e como coordenadora de desenvolvimento de sistemas. Atua no magistério desde 2000 e no superior desde 2006. Trabalhou como professora Adjunta da Universidade Candido Mendes e como Professora/Diretora de Ensino do IFF-Itaperuna. Atualmente é vice_diretora e professora adjunta da Universidade Federal Fluminense/INFES e professora colaboradora do mestrado da Universidade Candido Mendes. Tem experiência na área de Ciência da Computação, com ênfase em Sistemas de Computação, atuando principalmente nas áreas de Mineração de Dados, Mineração de Texto, Integração de Banco de Dados, Bibliotecas Digitais, Metadados, Recuperação da Informação, Educação a Distância  Sistemas de Informação e Informárica no Ensino.

Edson Terra Azevedo Filho, Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense

Doutorado em Sociologia Política pela Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense - UENF (CCH), Mestrado em Engenharia de Produção pela UENF (CCT) e Graduação em Administração pela Universidade Federal Fluminense - UFF. Professor Associado na UENF do Laboratório de Engenharia de Produção - LEPROD. Diretor Administrativo da incubadora TecCampos na gestão 2019-2022. Possui como áreas de interesse: empreendedorismo, desenvolvimento regional, inovação tecnológica, gestão estratégica e análise prospectiva.

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Published

04/05/2022

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CRUZ, E. P. F.; GOMES, G. R. R. .; AZEVEDO FILHO, E. T. . Microlearning as a new techno-pedagogical approach: A review. Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 11, n. 6, p. e47611629548, 2022. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v11i6.29548. Disponível em: https://rsdjournal.org/index.php/rsd/article/view/29548. Acesso em: 28 may. 2022.

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