The eLearning Guild’s DevLearn 2017 conference showcased numerous learning technology solutions. There was plenty of buzz surrounding digital and emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality, augmented reality, interactive video, mobile apps, and games. But the problem with all this hype is that sound learning science risks being ignored.
Regardless of what distribution choice you make, the requirements for learning and remembering remain unchanged. There are certain design factors you must include in your solutions for people to 1) learn and 2) later be able to recall and apply what they learned.
Our brains are wired to forget things. Today’s world is filled with so many distractions that it can be difficult to attend to anything, let alone remember it later. This infographic identifies and explains the learning and remembering equation. Use the equation to help you devise training solutions that truly help your learners recall information when they need it.
The first four factors relate directly to the learning process. The other three relate to remembering what we learned.