Use It or Lose It

Use It or Lose It

As they say, ‘use it or lose it’.  Many studies show that the amount of information can deteriorate quite quickly after a training or learning event. Typically, around half of what was presented can be lost after just one hour! Eventually the retention sits around 20%...
Equality and Equity through Competency Assurance

Equality and Equity through Competency Assurance

If you are still awake after reading this title, well done! Don’t worry, it does get better. But first let’s break it down. Equality, is the state of being equal. Equity, is fairness. Competency Assurance, is a structured and documented method of assessing the...
Zoning Out – Familiarity Breeds Complacency

Zoning Out – Familiarity Breeds Complacency

I confess that I am one of those people that watch the in-flight safety briefing from start to finish, every time. Also, I ensure that I make eye contact where possible with the cabin crew to acknowledge that I’m paying attention like the teacher’s pet. Most heads are...
Localizing eLearning – Know Your Audience

Localizing eLearning – Know Your Audience

It is no secret that the localization of eLearning is the next big trend for Learning and Development teams.  With many companies having a broad and diverse footprint across the globe, and with many borders currently closed, the need to ensure eLearning is localized...
Adaptive Learning – We’re All Individuals!

Adaptive Learning – We’re All Individuals!

We are all unique, especially adult learners who come from a range of backgrounds, work histories, life experiences, beliefs and so on. We all carry this conscious and unconscious soupy resume around in our neural networks, drawing from it when needed. It helps us...