Experiential Learning Is Key To Helping Adult Learners Retain and Use What They Experience

Experiential Learning Helps with Retention

Accelerated learning strategies (e.g. adult learning games and activities, role play, visioning exercises, team building games, outdoor group activities [ROPES course], and similar techniques) applied in an adult learning environment are paramount to assisting in memory development.

Experiential Learning Is Key To Helping Adult Learners Retain and Use What They Experience by The Creative Trainer – Robert W. Lucas, Awarding Winning Author, and Blogger

According to some brain-based learning researchers, such active learning exercises potentially help strengthen memory formation through learner engagement but also help reinforce concepts shared through more traditional training means.

For more information and ideas on how to create your own active learning training environment, click here.

‘Experiential Learning Helps with Retention’ About This Blogger – Robert W. Lucas

Robert W. Lucas is an internationally-known author and learning and performance expert. He specializes in workplace performance-based training and consulting services. Furthermore, he has four decades of experience in human resources development, management, and customer service in a variety of organizational environments. Robert Lucas was the 1995 and 2011 President of the Central Florida Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD).

Robert W. Lucas has lived, traveled, and worked in 28 different countries and geographic areas. During the past 40 years, Bob has shared his knowledge with workplace professionals from hundreds of organizations, such as Webster University, AAA, Orange County Clerk of Courts, Walt Disney World, SeaWorld, Martin Marietta, all U.S. military branches, and Wachovia Bank. In addition, Bob has provided consulting and training services to numerous major organizations on a variety of workplace learning topics. To contact Bob visit his website at www.robertwlucas.com or his blog www.thecreativetrainer.com.

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