Before using any training materials, make sure they’re legal and appropriate. Of course you want people to be engaged and committed to it, but be careful that it doesn’t cross the line. Read on to learn what happened when some employees went a little overboard with their scenario-based training.
In recent years, a lot of hand-wringing has been devoted to accommodating the millennial workforce. While it’s dangerous to paint any large group of individuals with the same brush, but one thing appears certain: Millennials learn differently.
The road to mastery is never a straight line. It’s natural when learners struggle. Fortunately, researchers have recently discovered an incredibly simple technique that will increase struggling learners’ motivation and improve performance.
Can you increase the chances learners will utilize their new skills when the pressure is on? According to recent research, the answer is yes. In fact, the way you structure your training could even make your learners stress-proof.
Recent research has explored how activating curiosity can promote positive behaviors. And the findings suggest that curiosity can also successfully boost learners’ motivation and engagement in workplace learning.
World-class athletes can make it look easy. But the truth is, it’s not. It requires practice. It requires learning from mistakes. And it requires training. In effect, great athletes aren’t just superior performers – they’re dedicated learners.
Is tech-based learning a one-size-fits-all solution, or are there instances where your trainees could benefit from some low-tech learning? Researchers recently conducted a series of experiments to shed some light on this very question.
It’s clear that motivated learners benefit more from training. But not every learner will enter a training experience with the same level of motivation. So, is there a way for learning professionals to increase motivation across the board? Recent research suggests there is. And it’s surprisingly simple.