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5 Learning and Development Insights from 2017

Corporate training and development is constantly evolving and progressing. 2017 was no different. Here we’ve curated top insights from industry experts and quotes from some of our most popular blogs from 2017. What have you discovered about learning and development over the past year?


Top-5-Learning-and-Development-Insights-2017 --AllenComm

“As we delve deeper into the neuroscience behind learning, it is becoming clear that current learning methodologies and practices need to evolve. Simply stated, our approach to learning must focus on driving learning from the short-term memory into the long-term memory.”

– Michael Rochelle, Chief Strategy Officer and Principal HCM Analyst at Brandon Hall Group

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Top-5-Learning-and-Development-Insights-2017 --AllenComm “Engagement on the other hand, usually leads to marriage of two parties: interest and knowledge attainment.”

– Craig Weiss, The Craig Weiss Group, LLC

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Top-5-Learning-and-Training-Insights-2017 --AllenComm

“Today, the key to organization success is not ‘scalable efficiency,’ but ‘scalable learning.'”

— John Hagel, director of Deloitte LLP’s Center for the Edge in Deloitte

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Top-5-Learning-and-Development-Insights-2017 --AllenComm

Researchers say that human adult attention spans have dropped from 12 to 8 seconds. That’s an attention span supposedly smaller than that of a goldfish!

— Pay Attention! Adult Learners Need Engaging Design, AllenComm Infographic

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Top-5-Learning-and-Development-Insights-2017 --AllenComm

Videos become the wrapper for content and provide a good backdrop for contextualizing everything in learning and development.

The Future of Learning, AllenComm blog

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  1. Sounds like you guys are practicioners of John Keller’s ARCS approach to ensuring learning gets put to use. Attention, Relevance, Confidence, Satisfaction. That is a good thing.

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