Training once a month or once a quarter will not work. Many organizations need more employees to be trained daily. However, getting employees to learn daily is easier said than done.
Curiosity can be defined as the intrinsic motivation to learn, and research has found that curiosity improves learning and memory.
Small chunks of learning, spaced out over time, reinforce memory networks as learners retrieve the material over and over again. Their brains begin to create stronger neural pathways that are easier to access.
Our development approach is evolving, but the experience driving that evolution reveals insights that can help any organization ensure skills are retained and refined over time. We need to cultivate skills, and we need to make them stick.
Learning is a complex activity that can be influenced by a number of factors. The principles of social learning help instructional designers — whether they are designing for in-class delivery or distance learning — ensure that learning happens...