On-demand learning has been the buzzword for the past few years. But the Learning and Development (L&D) world is moving on again.
You just finished an amazing one-day, training session. You’re sure it’ll revitalize your practice.
Self-directed learning is an independent learning experience driven by the learner. They choose how they’ll learn the content. They choose how fast they want to learn. And, ultimately, they take responsibility for their learning.
Practice makes perfect, right? But who wants to practice something that’s boring and dull?
Our data shows that learners average 98% fewer sessions in a learning platform after they complete their study plan. Couple that with the forgetting curve, which shows that without repetition, people immediately begin to forget what they’ve learned, and businesses and eLearning enthusiasts alike have a real problem on their hands.
The modern learner has changed drastically over time. They are often distracted, overwhelmed, and impatient. In a digital environment, there is a lot of noise happening. So much so, that people unlock their smartphones up to 9 times every hour. So, what does this mean in terms of how we design our learning programs?