It’s vitally important to ensure your employee’s online training is really sinking in. That’s why we thought we’d share with you these great tips on how you can increase eLearning knowledge retention to take your training to the next level.
Christopher Pappas has written a brilliant article called “9 Tips To Increase Knowledge Retention Rates In Your eLearning Courses”. Christopher holds an MBA and an MEd (Learning Design) from BGSU, and is also the Founder of the eLearning Industry website - the leading online training publishing platform that delivers inspiring, industry-specific content to eLearning professionals.
This article takes a look at the nine strategies for boosting eLearning knowledge retention and delves into the factors you need to consider, including:
- Spaced repetition
- Active learning opportunities
- Multimedia learning experience
- Relevant material
- Regular formative assessments
- Self-regulated learning
- Knowledge application
- Peer-to-peer teaching
“Unfortunately, we can’t avoid forgetting some of the content we consume. Whether it’s books, podcasts, articles, or anything else that we gather information from, we’re bound to forget some of it at some point in our lives. Memorizing key concepts and ideas won't get learners far when it's time to apply their newfound knowledge in the real world. This is why it's crucial to not only focus on boosting knowledge retention rates but to make the information stick.”
Click the link below to read Christopher’s article in full and find out how you can improve your employee’s eLearning knowledge retention today.