What is Spaced Learning?
Spaced learning is a learning program strategy in which content is revisited over a period of time (e.g., hours, days, weeks), encouraging learners to access previously introduced topics and increasing the potential for retention.
Other Common Names
Other common names for spaced learning include:
- Spaced retrieval
- Multiple learning sessions
Key Properties of Spaced Learning
- There is more than one learning “touch point.”
- It includes a pause between when content or skills are taught.
- Content or skills are revisited following the pause.