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Gamification & Microlearning: Cater to Short Attention Span – Don’t Bore People!

gamification and microlearning to overcome the issue of short attention span


Life is not a game…at least, not always. Gamification and microlearning – Here to stay – or just another fad? Here’s our take!

Merging gamification and microlearning like a zipper for training and eLearning purposes can work wonders.

When you combine these two learning strategies, you are actually addressing one of the core issues of this decade…even decades:

 Our (very) short attention span

Wait…Where were we??


Throw the fact that remote work is becoming the new normal in the mix, we are left with no other choice than to rethink our approach to corporate training. There’s no way around it.

While gamification uses game elements like quizzes, tests, badges, and certificates (micro-credentials) to make learning engaging and addictive, microlearning utilizes vivid visuals and short, engaging videos – content that minimizes information overload, and helps learners with short attention spans to gain knowledge in a much more focused & faster way.

Gamified microlearning is, actually, a thrilling way of learning. It taps into how the brain works by cutting across the spheres of:

Short and committed video learning is engaging, motivating, rewarding – and even fun.

Four Benefits of a Gamification & Microlearning Platform

  • Microlearning on the go – on any device
  • Boosted engagement
  • Short duration, engaging training videos
  • Prizes, acknowledgement, faster & better

It is immersive and fulfilling and offers learners autonomy, leading to better results.

uQualio offers a video eLearning platform, so you can effortlessly create short personalized and adaptive video-based learning experiences – training that learners can take anywhere, on any device they prefer.

You can upload your videos, infographics, files, etc. to the uQualio video training platform, and create interactive video courses for any audience that matters to you.

Gamification and microlearning’s unique ability to embolden incentive behavior can be a lifesaver for brands that seek “the next, next level”. In short, gamified microlearning is here to stay!

– uQualio is an award-winning, easy-to-use, all-in-one NextGen LMS software for any types of online video training.