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 for Spaced Learning
Other common names for spaced learning include:
- Spaced retrieval
- Multiple learning sessions
- Spaced practice
- Spaced education
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.